Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics

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John Wiley & Sons, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 615 pages
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Comprehensive, accessible, and LOGICAL-an outstanding treatment of elasticity in engineering mechanics

Arthur Boresi and Ken Chong's Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics has been prized by many aspiring and practicing engineers as an easy-to-navigate guide to an area of engineering science that is fundamental to aeronautical, civil, and mechanical engineering, and to other branches of engineering. With its focus not only on elasticity theory but also on concrete applications in real engineering situations, this acclaimed work is a core text in a spectrum of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a superior reference for engineering professionals. With more than 200 graphs, charts, and tables, this Second Edition includes:
* A complete solutions manual for instructors
* Clear explorations of such topics as deformation and stress, stress-strain-temperature relations, plane elasticity with respect to rectangular and polar coordinates, thermal stresses, and end loads
* Discussions of deformation and stress treated separately for clarity, with emphasis on both their independence and mathematical similarities
* An overview of the mathematical preliminaries to all aspects of elasticity, from stress analysis to vector fields, from the divergence theorem to tensor algebra
* Real-world examples and problem sets illustrating the most common elasticity solutions-such as equilibrium equations, the Galerkin vector, and Kelvin's problem
* A series of appendixes covering advanced topics such as complex variables and couple-stress theory
 

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Contents

Preliminary Concepts
8
Elements of Tensor Algebra
33
THEORY OF DEFORMATION
62
2A2 StrainDisplacement Relations
146
Appendix 2C StrainDisplacement Relations in General
153
THEORY OF STRESS
159
Appendix 3A Differential Equations of Equilibrium
204
Appendix 3B Equations of Equilibrium Including Couple
210
Appendix 4A Application of the Principle of Virtual Work
324
PLANE THEORY OF ELASTICITY
333
Appendix 5A Plane Elasticity with Couple Stresses
390
Appendix 5B Plane Theory of Elasticity in Terms
398
PLANE ELASTICITY IN POLAR COORDINATES
427
Appendix 6A StressCouple Theory of Stress Concentration
487
PRISMATIC BAR SUBJECTED TO END LOAD
496
Appendix 7A Analysis of Tapered Beams
572

3C2 Differential Equations of Equilibrium
216
THREEDIMENSIONAL EQUATIONS
224
Displacement
274
Cross Section
308
GENERAL SOLUTIONS OF ELASTICITY
578
References
601
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ARTHUR P. BORESI, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil andArchitectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. He is the coauthor of a number of books, including Statics and Dynamics, Approximate Solution Methods in Engineering Mechanics, and Advanced Mechanics of Materials (Wiley).

KEN P. CHONG, PhD, PE, is Director of the Mechanics and Materials Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author of books that include Intelligent Structures, Mechanics of Oil Shale, and Materials for the New Millennium.

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