Strength of Materials and Structures

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September 1999



Engineers need to be familiar with the fundamental principles and concepts in materials and structures in order to be able to design structurers to resist failures. For 4 decades, this book has provided engineers with these fundamentals.Thoroughly updated, the book has been expanded to cover everything on materials and structures that engineering students are likely to need. Starting with basic mechanics, the book goes on to cover modern numerical techniques such as matrix and finite element methods. There is also additional material on composite materials, thick shells, flat plates and the vibrations of complex structures. Illustrated throughout with worked examples, the book also provides numerous problems for students to attempt. New edition introducing modern numerical techniques, such as matrix and finite element methodsCovers requirements for an engineering undergraduate course on strength of materials and structures


Preface * Introduction * Tension and compression: direct stress * Pin-jointed frames or trusses * Shearing stress * Joints and connections * Analysis of stress and strain * Thin shells under internal pressure * Bending moments and shearing forces * Geometrical properties of cross-sections * Longitudinal stresses in beams * Shearing stresses in beams * Beams of two materials * Bending stresses and direct stresses combined * Deflections of beams * Built-in and continuous beams * Plastic bending of mild-steel beams * Torsion of circular shafts and thin-walled tubes * Energy methods * Buckling of columns and beams * Lateral deflections of circular plates * Torsion of non-circular sections * Thick circular cylinders, discs and spheres * Introduction to matrix algebra * Matrix methods of structural analysis * The finite element method * Structural vibrations.


Born in India, Carl Ross studied Naval Architecture specializing in stress analysis of pressure vessels. He research has led to a number of advances in submarine technology. His web pages can be examined for more details on this work.visit web page for more details on his work174 papers and other publicationsIn 1959, whilst an undergraduate he bacame the University Boxing Chapion of the BritishHe has been married for over 41 years and has two grown up children.


'..this book is well produced with plenty of examples in it.' The Times Higher Education Supplement (Textbook Guide), November 24, 2000
EAN: 9780340719206
ISBN: 0340719206
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1999
Seitenanzahl: 720 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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