Mechanics of Matherials – James Gere & Barry J. Goodno – 8th Edition


The Eighth Edition of continues its tradition as one of the leading texts on the market. With its hallmark clarity and accuracy, this text develops understanding along with analytical and problem-solving skills. The main topics include analysis and of members subjected to tension, , , bending and more.

The includes more material than can be taught in a single course giving instructors the opportunity to select the topics they wish to cover while leaving any remaining material as a valuable student reference.

Table of Contents

1. Tension, Compression and Shear
2. Axially Loaded Members
3. Torsion
4. Shear Forces and Bending Moments
5. Stresses in Beams (Basic Topics)
6. Stresses in Beams (Advanced Topics)
7. Analysis of Stress and Strain
8. Applications of Plane Stress (Pressure Vessels, Beams and Combined Loadings)
9. Deflections of Beams
10. Statically Indeterminate Beams
11. Columns
12. Review of Centroids and Moments of Inertia
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