Basic Engineering Plasticity: An Introduction with Engineering and Manufacturing Applications (Google eBook)

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Aug 24, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 528 pages
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Plasticity is concerned with understanding the behavior of metals and alloys when loaded beyond the elastic limit, whether as a result of being shaped or as they are employed for load bearing structures.

Basic Engineering Plasticity delivers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the theories of plasticity. It draws upon numerical techniques and theoretical developments to support detailed examples of the application of plasticity theory. This blend of topics and supporting textbook features ensure that this introduction to the science of plasticity will be valuable for a wide range of mechanical and manufacturing engineering students and professionals.

· Brings together the elements of the mechanics of plasticity most pertinent to engineers, at both the micro- and macro-levels
· Covers the theory and application of topics such as Limit Analysis, Slip Line Field theory, Crystal Plasticity, Sheet and Bulk Metal Forming, as well as the use of Finite Element Analysis
· Clear and well-organized with extensive worked engineering application examples, end of chapter exercises and a separate worked solutions manual
  

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 STRESS ANALYSIS
1
CHAPTER 2 STRAIN ANALYSIS
33
CHAPTER 3 YIELD CRITERIA
65
CHAPTER 4 NONHARDENING PLASTICITY
95
CHAPTER 5 ELASTICPERFECT PLASTICITY
127
CHAPTER 6 SLIP LINE FIELDS
161
CHAPTER 7 LIMIT ANALYSIS
213
CHAPTER 8 CRYSTAL PLASTICITY
241
CHAPTER 9 THE FLOW CURVE
269
CHAPTER 10 PLASTICITY WITH HARDENING
309
CHAPTER 11 ORTHOTROPIC PLASTICITY
339
CHAPTER 12 PLASTIC INSTABILITY
371
CHAPTER 14 PRODUCTION PROCESSES
439
CHAPTER 15 APPLICATIONS OF FINITE ELEMENTS
479
Index
505
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W. David Rees is a former Principal Lecturer in Management at the University of Westminster. He has extensive consultancy experience in the UK and overseas, both in the private and public sectors. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and is a member of the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service's panel of independent arbitrators.

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