Mechanics of Materials – Beer & Johnston – 6th Edition


Beer and ’s of Materials is the uncontested leader for the teaching of solid mechanics. Used by thousands of around the globe since its publication in 1981, of Materials, provides a precise presentation of the subject illustrated with numerous examples that both understand and relate to theory and application.

The tried and true methodology for presenting material gives your the best opportunity to succeed in this course. From the detailed examples, to the homework problems, to the carefully developed manual, you and your can be confident the material is clearly explained and accurately represented.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction--Concept of Stress
2 Stress and Strain--Axial Loading
3 Torsion
4 Pure Bending
5 Analysis and Design of Beams for Bending
6 Shearing Stresses in Beams and Thin-Walled Members
7 Transformations of Stress and Strain
8 Principal Stresses Under a Given Loading
9 Deflection of Beams
10 Columns
11 Energy Methods

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Luis Montilla
23/06/2015 10:45 pm

This book made these class pretty straight forward. Great concept questions. But it’s been a year and I already forgot everything lol

Mstfa Elewa
15/12/2015 2:30 pm

Obviously I had to get this book for class but I really liked this book. Very helpful. The book is easy to understand and the example problems are lengthy and step by step.

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