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Mechanics of Materials

A Modern Integration of Mechanics and Materials in Structural Design

ISBN-10: 0123838525
ISBN-13: 9780123838520
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PUBLISHER: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
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Product Description: This book is the first to bridge the often disparate bodies of knowledge now known as applied mechanics and materials science. Using a very methodological process to introduce mechanics, materials, and design issues in a manner called "total structural design", this book seeks a solution in "total design space" Features include:

* A generalized design template for solving structural design problems.
* Every chapter first introduces mechanics concepts through deformation, equilibrium, and energy considerations. Then the constitutive nature of the chapter topic is presented, followed by a link between mechanics and materials concepts. Details of analysis and materials selection are subsequently discussed.
* A concluding example design problem is provided in most chapters, so that students may get a sense of how mechanics and materials come together in the design of a real structure.
* Exercises are provided that are germane to aerospace, civil, and mechanical engineering applications, and include both deterministic and design-type problems.
* Accompanying website contains a wealth of information complementary to this text, including a set of virtual labs. Separate site areas are available for the instructor and students.

  • Combines theories of solid mechanics, materials science and structural design in one coherent text/reference
  • Covers physical scales from the atomistic to continuum mechanics
  • Offers a generalized structural design template

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PAGES: 408
CATEGORY: Science, Technology & Engineering
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