Mechanics of Materials

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PWS-KENT Publishing Company, 1990 - Strength of materials - 807 pages
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This book emphasizes fundamental concepts and how to apply them to engineering situations and, at the same time, develops readers' analytical and problem-solving skills. It aims to make difficult ideas accessible to readers. Both USCS and SI units are used throughout. Material on fatigue and stress concentrations has been added. The section on dynamic loading now includes the effects of energy losses.

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James Gere was born on June 14, 1925, in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Stanford, and later taught there, rising to the position of Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering. He is the author of several important texts including Mechanics of Materials, Structural and Construction Design Manual, and Matrix Algebra for Engineers. These works, and others, pose theories, models, questions and answers to numerous engineering problems.

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