# The Elements of Mechanics of Materials: A Text for Students in Engineering Courses

D. Van Nostrand Company, 1915 - Mechanics, Applied - 216 pages

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### Contents

 Resilience 10 Ductility 11 Elastic resilience 12 Constants of materials 13 Units 14 Accuracy of calculations 15 Examination questions 16 Problems 18 CHAPTER II 22 Thin pipes cylinders and spheres 25 ARTICLE PAGB 25 Thick pipes 27 Riveted joints 30 Shear on rivets 32 Compression on rivets or plates 33 Kinds of riveted joints 35 Efficiency of a riveted joint 37 Stresses due to change of temperature 39 Problems 40 CHAPTER III 46 Reactions at the supports 47 Vertical shear 49 Bending moment 50 Resisting shear 51 Resisting moment 52 Use of formula 55 Shear and moment diagrams 58 Shear diagrams 59 Moment diagrams 61 The relation between the vertical shear and bending moment 63 Relative strengths of simple and cantilever beams 64 Overhanging beams 65 Beams of uniform strength 66
 Relative strengths and stiffness 89 Shaft couplings 90 Modulus of rupture for torsion 92 Helical springs 93 Examination questions 94 Problems 95 CHAPTER V 99 Deflection of beams 102 Fixed or restrained beams 105 Beams fixed at both ends 107 Continuous beams 109 Examination questions 114 Problems 116 CHAPTER VI 123 Eulers formula for long columns 124 Columns with round or pin ends 125 Columns with square flat or fixed ends 126 Columns with round and square ends 127 Rankines formula for long columns 131 Applications 135 Examination questions 137 Problems 139 Combined Stresses 75 Stresses due to force 148 ARTICLE PAGE 151 Horizontal shear in beams 158 CHAPTER VIII 169 Tables Explanation of 176 Notation 185 Fundamental formulas 178 202 Tension or compression combined with bending 143 205 Properties of sections 184 216 Copyright