Book description
Mechanics of Solids is designed to fulfill the needs of the mechanics of solids or strength of materials courses that are offered to undergraduate students of mechanical, civil, aeronautics and chemical engineering during the second and third semesters. The book has been thoroughly revised with multiplechoice questions, examples and exercises to match the syllabi requirement of various universities across the country.
Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Contents
 About the Author
 Preface to the Second Edition
 Preface to the First Edition
 1. Analysis of Stress
 2. Analysis of Strain

3. Stress–Strain Relationship
 3.1  Hooke's Law
 3.2  Three Dimensional Hooke's Law
 3.3  StressStrain Relationships for Plane Stress
 3.4  StressStrain Relationships for Plane Strain
 3.5  Bulk Modulus
 3.6  Relation between E and G
 3.7  Generalized Hooke's Law
 3.8  Relationship among Elastic Constants for an Isotropic Homogeneous Elastic Material

4. Axial Loading
 4.1  Introduction
 4.2  Stress and Strain Under Axial Load
 4.3  Static Properties of Materials
 4.4  Elastic Stress–Strain Relationship
 4.5  Mechanical Strengths
 4.6  Strain Hardening
 4.7  Yielding, Yield Strength and Proof Stress
 4.8  Fracture Mode
 4.9  Strain Energy
 4.10  Resilience and Toughness
 4.11  Deformation of Axially Loaded Members
 4.12  Bars of Varying CrossSection
 4.13  Factor of Safety
 4.14  Temperature Effects
 4.15  Statically Indeterminate Axially Loaded Members
 4.16  Composite Bars
 5. ThinWalled Pressure Vessels

6. Torsion
 6.1  Torsional Shearing Stress and Strain
 6.2  State of Stress at a Point in a Shaft
 6.3  Power Transmission
 6.4  Composite ShaftsSeries Connection
 6.5  Statically Indeterminate Torsion Members
 6.6  Strain Energy in Torsion
 6.7  Torsion of Thin Walled Tubes
 6.8  Torsion of a Tapered Shaft
 6.9  Combined Axial and Torsional Load
 6.10  Flanged Coupling

7. Beams and Bending—Shear Force and Bending Moment
 7.1  Classification of Beams
 7.2  Shear Force and Bending Moment in a Beam
 7.3  Concept of Bending Stress
 7.4  Signs for Shearing Force and Bending Moment
 7.5  Shearing Force and Bending Moment Equations
 7.6  Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
 7.7  Relationships between Loading Rate, Shear Force and Bending Moment
 8. Beams and BendingStresses
 9. Deflection of Beams

10. Beam Deflection—Moment Area Method
 10.1  Slope and Deflection from Bending Moment Diagram
 10.2  Parts of BM Diagrams
 10.3  Statically Indeterminate Beams
 10.4  Fixed Beams
 10.5  A Fixed Beam with Sinking Supports
 10.6  BM Diagram for a Fixed Beam
 10.7  Maximum Deflection
 10.8  Continuous Beam
 10.9  Advantages and Disadvantages

11. Strain Energy
 11.1  Strain Energy due to Normal Stresses
 11.2  Strain Energy due to Shearing Stress
 11.3  Strain Energy under General State of Stress
 11.4  Strain Energy due to Distortion
 11.5  Strain Energy in Tension
 11.6  Strain Energy of a Beam
 11.7  Strain Energy in Torsion
 11.8  Castigliano's Theorem
 11.9  Tension due to Impact Load
 11.10  Theories of Failure
 11.11  Maximum Principal Stress Theory
 11.12  Maximum Principal Strain Theroy
 11.13  Maximum Shearing Stress Theroy
 11.14  Strain Energy Theory
 11.15  Distortion of Energy Theory
 12. Springs

13. Columns and Struts
 13.1  Introduction
 13.2  Combined Bending and Direct Stress
 13.3  Rectangular Section–Middle Third Rule
 13.4  Middle Quarter Rule for Circular Section
 13.5  Strut with Both Ends Pinned or Pivoted
 13.6  Strut Fixed at One End and Free at the Other
 13.7  Strut with One End Fixed and Other Pinned
 13.8  Strut Fixed at Both Ends (Ends Direction Fixed)
 13.9  Euler Theory and Experimental Results
 13.10  RankineGordon Formula
 13.11  Other Formulae
 13.12  A Strut with Eccentric Load
 13.13  Laterally Loaded Struts
 14. Thick Cylinders and Spheres
 15. Rotating Rings, Discs and Cylinders
 16. Curved Beams

17. Vibrations
 17.1  Vibrations Types
 17.2  Simple Harmonic Motion
 17.3  Linear Vibration
 17.4  Transverse Vibration
 17.5  Transverse Vibration of a Shaft under its Own Weight
 17.6  Torsional Vibration
 17.7  Torsional Vibration of Shaft under Two Rotors
 17.8  Helical Spring under Torsion
 17.9  Whirling of Shaft
 Appendix
 Multiple Choice Questions
 Copyright
Product information
 Title: Mechanics of Solids, 2nd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: April 2011
 Publisher(s): Pearson India
 ISBN: 9788131758885
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