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
1. Stress. 2. Strain. 3. Mechanical Properties of Materials. 4. Axial Load. 5. Torsion. 6. Bending. 7. Transverse Shear. 8. Combined Loadings. 9. Stress Transformation. 10. Strain Transformation. 11. Design of Beams and Shafts. 12. Deflections of Beams and Shafts. 13. Buckling of Columns. 14. Energy Methods. Appendix A: Geometric Properties of an Area. Appendix B: Geometrical Properties of Structural Shapes. Appendix C: Slopes and Definitions of Beams. Appendix D: Review for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. Answers. Index.
Russ Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana with a B.S. in Civil Engineering (major in structures) and an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. 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, Sargent and Lundy, Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana. He has taught at the University of Illinois-Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College. Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.