Book description
Strength of Materials is designed for the undergraduate students of civil and mechanical engineering for their core paper on Strength of Materials. The book offers detailed explanations with clear illustrations and a wide variety of solved problems. The stepbystep derivations help students relate to the concepts easily.
Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Contents
 About the Authors
 Preface

Chapter 1. Stress–Strain Behaviour of Solids
 1.1 Introduction
 1.2 Continuum
 1.3 External and Internal Forces
 1.4 Properties of Solid Materials
 1.5 Stresses and Strains
 1.6 Hooke’s Law
 1.7 Stress–Strain Diagram
 1.8 Allowable Stress
 1.9 Elastic Constants
 1.10 Composite Sections
 1.11 Bars of Varying Cross Sections
 1.12 Temperature Stresses
 Solved University Questions
 Salient Points
 Questions
 Chapter 2. Principal Stresses and Strains
 Chapter 3. Strain Energy

Chapter 4. Shear Force and Bending Moment
 4.1 Beams and Supports
 4.2 Types of Beams
 4.3 Types of Loading
 4.4 Bending Moment and Shear Force
 4.5 Shear Force and Bending Moment of Cantilever Beams
 4.6 Shear Force and Bending Moment on Simply Supported Beams
 4.7 Overhanging Beams
 4.8 Beams Subjected to Inclined Loads
 Solved University Questions
 Salient Points
 Questions
 Chapter 5. Bending and Shear Stresses

Chapter 6. Torsion
 6.1 Introduction
 6.2 Torsion of Solid Circular Shaft
 6.3 Strength of a Solid Circular Shaft
 6.4 Torsional Stiffness and Rigidity
 6.5 Torsion of Hollow Circular Shaft
 6.6 Power Transmitted by Shaft
 6.7 Polar Modulus
 6.8 Shafts under Special Conditions
 6.9 Strain Energy in Torsion
 6.10 Combined Bending and Torsion
 Solved University Questions
 Salient Points
 Questions
 Chapter 7. Springs
 Chapter 8. Deflection of Beams
 Chapter 9. Thin Cylinders and Shells
 Chapter 10. Thick Cylinders and Shells
 Chapter 11. Columns and Struts
 Chapter 12. Analysis of Framed Structures
 Bibliography
 Copyright
Product information
 Title: Strength of Materials
 Author(s):
 Release date: May 2012
 Publisher(s): Pearson India
 ISBN: 9788131768549
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