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Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials
Fundamentals and Applications

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  • Date Published: October 2018
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  • isbn: 9781108631112

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  • Designed for a single-semester course on strength of materials, this textbook offers detailed discussion of fundamental and advanced concepts. The textbook is written with a distinct approach of explaining concepts with the help of solved problems. The study of flexural shear stress, conjugate beam method, method of sections and joints, statically determinate trusses and thin cylinders is presented in detail. The text discusses advanced concepts of strength of materials such as torsion of non-circular sections, shear center, rotating discs, unsymmetrical bending and deflection of trusses. The textbook is primarily written for undergraduate mechanical and civil engineering students in India. Numerous review questions, unsolved numerical problems and solved problems are included throughout the text to develop clear understanding of fundamental concepts.

    • Discusses important concepts including flexural shear stress, conjugate beam method and methods of sections and joints in depth
    • Covers topics including statically determinate trusses and thin cylinders with the help of solved problems
    • Provides extensive pedagogical features including fill in the blanks, multiple choice questions, review questions and numerical problems
    • Advanced concepts such as torsion of non-circular sections, shear center, rotating discs and unsymmetrical bending are discussed in detail
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    • Date Published: October 2018
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108631112
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgement
    Dedication
    1. Stress-strain
    2. Elastic constants
    3. Shear force and bending moment
    4. Bending stress
    5. Flexural shear stress
    6. Analysis of trusses
    7. Deflection of beams
    8. Analysis of cylinders
    9. Torsion
    10. Principal stresses
    11. Coiled springs
    12. Columns and struts
    13. Analysis of members under combined loading
    14. Unsymmetrical bending and shear centre
    15. Rotating discs
    16. Stresses in curved beams
    17. Deflection of trusses
    Index.

  • Authors

    T. D. Gunneswara Rao, National Institute of Technology, India
    T. D. Gunneswara Rao is a Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. He has more than twenty years of teaching and research experience and has published more than fifty papers in journals of national and international repute. His research interest includes fracture mechanics of concrete structures and fiber reinforced structures. He has taught courses including strength of materials, theory of structures and theory of plates and shells at undergraduate and graduate level. He has served at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok as a visiting faculty member.

    Mudimby Andal, Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science, Warangal, India
    Mudimby Andal is an Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science, Warangal, India. She received her Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. She has taught courses including strength of materials, engineering mechanics, highway and railway engineering and geotechnical engineering at undergraduate and graduate level.

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