Statics and Mechanics of Materials – Beer & Johnston – 1st Edition


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Maintaining the proven methodology and pedagogy of their other , Beer & Johnston’s Statics and combines the theory and application behind these two subjects into one cohesive text. A wealth of , Beer and Johnston’s hallmark Sample , and valuable Review and Summary sections at the end of each chapter highlight the key pedagogy of the text.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Statics of Particles
3. Rigid Bodies: Equivalent Systems of Forces
4. Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
5. Distributed Forces: Centroids and Centers of Gravity
6. Analysis of Structures
7. Distributed Forces: Moments of Inertia of Areas
8. Concepts of Stress
9. Stress and Strain—Axial Loading
10. Torsion
11. Pure Bending
12. Analysis and Design of Beams for Bending
13. Shearing Stresses in Beams and Thin-Walled Members
14. Transformations of Stress
15. Deflection of Beams
16. Columns

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