Mechanics of Materials (SI Units) – Beer & Johnston – 4th Edition


The main objective of a basic course should be to develop in the the ability to analyze a given problem in a simple and logical manner and to apply to its solution a few fundamental and well-understood principles.

This text is designed for the first course in or of materials offered to engineering in the sophomore or junior year.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Stress and strain
3. Torsion
4. Pure bending
5. Analysis and design of beams for bedding
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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