Statics and Strength of Materials

Statics and Strength of Materials

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An introductory Statics or Strength of Materials text for students enrolled in the Industrial or Engineering Technology curriculum, and in university-level courses for non-engineering majors, such as Architecture. This is an introductory, yet comprehensive text, which provides in-depth coverage of both statics and strength of materials at an elementary level--not requiring calculus. However, for instructors who use the text to teach in accredited programs in the technologies, optional sections requiring calculus are included. Generally, care has been taken to present the various topics with clarity in a simple and direct fashion and to avoid information more

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  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 189.48 x 243.84 x 36.32mm | 1,329.02g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 5 Revised ed of US ed
  • index
  • 0130490350
  • 9780130490353

Table of contents

1. Basic Concepts. 2. Resultant of Concurrent Forces in a Plane. 3. Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces in a Plane. 4. Resultant of Nonconcurrent Forces in a Plane. 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body. 6. Force Analysis of Structures and Machines. 7. Forces in Space. 8. Friction. 9. Center of Gravity, Centroids, and Moments of Inertia of Areas. 10. Internal Reactions; Stress for Axial Loads. 11. Strain for Axial Loads: Hooke's Law. 12. Shear Stresses and Strains; Torsion. 13. Shear Forces and Bending Moments in Beams. 14. Bending and Shearing Stresses in Beams. 15. Deflection of Beams Due to Bending. 16. Combined Stresses and Mohr's Circle. 17. Columns. 18. Bolted, Riveted, and Welded Structural Connections. Appendix. Answers to Even-Numbered Problems. more

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