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The approach of the Beer and Johnston texts has been utilized by hundreds of thousands of students over decades of engineering education. The Statics and Mechanics of Materials text uses this proven methodology in a new book aimed at programs that teach these two subjects together or as a two-semester sequence. Maintaining the proven methodology and pedagogy of their other textbooks, Beer and Johnston's Statics and Mechanics of Materials combines the theory and application behind these two subjects into one cohesive text. A wealth of problems, Beer and Johnston's hallmark Sample Problems, and valuable Review and Summary sections at the end of each chapter highlight the key pedagogy of the text.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Statics of Particles
Chapter 3: Rigid Bodies: Equivalent Systems of Forces
Chapter 4: Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
Chapter 5: Distributed Forces: Centroids and Centers of Gravity
Chapter 6: Analysis of Structures
Chapter 7: Distributed Forces: Moments of Inertia
Chapter 8: Concepts of Stress
Chapter 9: Stress and Strain: Axial Loading
Chapter 10: Torsion
Chapter 11: Pure Bending
Chapter 12: Analysis and Design of Beams for Bending
Chapter 13: Shearing Stresses in Beams and Thin-Walled Members
Chapter 14: Transformations of Stress
Chapter 15: Deflection of Beams
Chapter 16: Columns
A: Typical Properties of Selected Materials Used in Engineering