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Mechanics of Materials by Russell C Hibbeler
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Mechanics of Materials, 8e, is intended for undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments. Containing Hibbeler's hallmark student-oriented features, this text is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. A clear, concise writing style and more examples than any other text further contribute to students' ability to master the material. Click here for the Video Solutions that accompany this book. Developed by Professor Edward Berger, University of Virginia, these are complete, step-by-step solution walkthroughs of representative homework problems from each section of the text.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Stress 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Equilibrium of a Deformable Body 1.3 Stress 1.4 Average Normal Stress in an Axially Loaded Bar 1.5 Average Shear Stress 1.6 Allowable Stress 1.7 Design of Simple Connections Chapter 2: Strain 2.1 Deformation 2.2 Strain Chapter 3: Mechanical Properties of Materials 3.1 The Tension and Compression Test 3.2 The Stress--Strain Diagram 3.3 Stress--Strain Behavior of Ductile and Brittle Materials 3.4 Hooke's Law 3.5 Strain Energy 3.6 Poisson's Ratio 3.7 The Shear Stress--Strain Diagram 3.8 Failure of Materials Due to Creep and Fatigue Chapter 4: Axial Load 4.1 Saint-Venant's Principle 4.2 Elastic Deformation of an Axially Loaded Member 4.3 Principle of Superposition 4.4 Statically Indeterminate Axially Loaded Member 4.5 The Force Method of Analysis for Axially Loaded Members 4.6 Thermal Stress 4.7 Stress Concentrations 4.8 Inelastic Axial Deformation 4.9 Residual Stress Chapter 5: Torsion 5.1 Torsional Deformation of a Circular Shaft 5.2 The Torsion Formula 5.3 Power Transmission 5.4 Angle of Twist 5.5 Statically Indeterminate Torque-Loaded Members 5.6 Solid Noncircular Shafts 5.7 Thin-Walled Tubes Having Closed Cross Sections 5.8 Stress Concentration 5.9 Inelastic Torsion 5.10 Residual Stress Chapter 6: Bending 6.1 Shear and Moment Diagrams 6.2 Graphical Method for Constructing Shear and Moment Diagrams 6.3 Bending Deformation of a Straight Member 6.4 The Flexure Formula 6.5 Unsymmetric Bending 6.6 Composite Beams 6.7 Reinforced Concrete Beams 6.8 Curved Beams 6.9 Stress Concentrations 6.10 Inelastic Bending Chapter 7: Transverse Shear 7.1 Shear in Straight Members 7.2 The Shear Formula 7.3 Shear Flow in Built-Up Members 7.4 Shear Flow in Thin-Walled Members 7.5 Shear Center for Open Thin-Walled Members Chapter 8: Combined Loadings 8.1 Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels 8.2 State of Stress Caused by Combined Loadings Chapter 9: Stress Transformation 9.1 Plane-Stress Transformation 9.2 General Equations of Plane-Stress Transformation 9.3 Principal Stresses and Maximum In-Plane Shear Stress 9.4 Mohr's Circle--Plane Stress 9.5 Absolute Maximum Shear Stress Chapter 10: Strain Transformation 10.1 Plane Strain 10.2 General Equations of Plane-Strain Transformation 10.3 Mohr's Circle--Plane Strain 10.4 Absolute Maximum Shear Strain 10.5 Strain Rosettes 10.6 Material-Property Relationships 10.7 Theories of Failure Chapter 11: Design of Beams and Shafts 11.1 Basis for Beam Design 11.2 Prismatic Beam Design 11.3 Fully Stressed Beams 11.4 Shaft Design Chapter 12: Deflection of Beams and Shafts 12.1 The Elastic Curve 12.2 Slope and Displacement 12 by Integration 12.3 Discontinuity Functions 12.4 Slope and Displacement by the Moment-Area Method 12.5 Method of Superposition 12.6 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts 12.7 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts--Method of Integration 12.8 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts--Moment-Area Method 12.9 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts--Method of Superposition Chapter 13: Buckling of Columns 13.1 Critical Load 13.2 Ideal Column with Pin Supports 13.3 Columns Having Various Types of Supports 13.4 The Secant Formula 13.5 Inelastic Buckling 13.6 Design of Columns for Concentric Loading 13.7 Design of Columns for Eccentric Loading Chapter 14: Energy Methods 14.1 External Work and Strain Energy 14.2 Elastic Strain Energy for Various Types of Loading 14.3 Conservation of Energy 14.4 Impact Loading 14.5 Principle of Virtual Work 14.6 Method of Virtual Forces Applied to Trusses 14.7 Method of Virtual Forces Applied to Beams 14.8 Castigliano's Theorem 14.9 Castigliano's Theorem Applied to Trusses 14.10 Castigliano's Theorem Applied to Beams Appendix A: Geometric Properties of An Area A.1 Centroid of an Area A.2 Moment of Inertia for an Area A.3 Product of Inertia for an Area A.4 Moments of Inertia for an Area about Inclined Axes A.5 Mohr's Circle for Moments of Inertia Appendix B: Geometric Properties of Structural Shapes Appendix C: Slopes and Deflections of Beams

Author Biography

R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University. Hibbeler's professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana. Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.
Release date Australia
March 22nd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
8th Revised edition
colour illustrations, figures
Prentice Hall
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