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Table Of Contents
Mechanics of Materials Objectives What Is Mechanics of Materials? Subject Definition Application of the Subject Applicable Engineering Fields Useful Terms History of Mechanics of Materials Basic Problem Scenarios Problem Solution Organization of the Book Problems Statics: A Review Objectives Statics Support Reactions Analysis of Trusses Distributed Forces Statically Indeterminate Structures Problems Stress Objectives Introduction Definition of Stress Normal Stress under Axial Loading Bearing Stress Shear Stress Stress Transformation in a Bar under Axial Loading Problems Strain Objectives Introduction Normal Strain Shear Strain Thermal Strain Measurement of Strain Problems Mechanical Properties of Materials Objectives Introduction Stress-Strain Behavior Stress-Strain Characteristics Hooke's Law Poisson's Ratio Material Types and Behavior Strain Energy Problems Axial Loading Objectives Introduction Saint-Venant's Principle Axially Loaded Member Principle of Superposition Statically Indeterminate Structures Thermal Effects Stress Concentrations Problems Torsion in Shafts Objectives Introduction Analysis of Circular Shafts Formulation of Strain Formulation of Stress Angle of Twist Statically Indeterminate Torsion Members Solid Noncircular Shafts Thin-Walled Tubes Composite Shafts Problems Bending in Beams Objectives Introduction Shear and Moment Diagrams Flexure Formula Composite Beams Transverse Shear Beam Deflection Statically Indeterminate Beams Problems Stress and Strain Transformations Objectives Introduction Stress Transformation Mohr's Circle of Plane Stress Principal Stresses Three-Dimensional State of Stress Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels Strain Transformation Mohr's Circle of Plane Strain Strain Measurement Theories of Failure Problems Appendices Index
Dr. Clarence W. de Silva, P.E., Fellow ASME and Fellow IEEE, is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and occupies the Senior Canada Research Chair Professorship in Mechatronics and Industrial Automation. He earned Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and the University of Cambridge, England, and received an honorary D.Eng. degree from University of Waterloo, Canada. De Silva has received several awards, made 32 keynote addresses at international conferences, and served as editor on 14 journals. He has 21 technical books, 18 edited books, 44 book chapters, 220 journal articles, and 250 conference papers in publication.