Engineering Mechanics of Deformable Solids: A Presentation with Exercises

Hardcover | November 4, 2012

bySanjay Govindjee

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This book covers the essential elements of engineering mechanics of deformable bodies, including mechanical elements in tension-compression, torsion, and bending. It emphasizes a fundamental bottom up approach to the subject in a concise and uncluttered presentation. Of special interest arechapters dealing with potential energy as well as principle of virtual work methods for both exact and approximate solutions. The book places an emphasis on the underlying assumptions of the theories in order to encourage the reader to think more deeply about the subject matter. The book should beof special interest to undergraduate students looking for a streamlined presentation as well as those returning to the subject for a second time.

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This book covers the essential elements of engineering mechanics of deformable bodies, including mechanical elements in tension-compression, torsion, and bending. It emphasizes a fundamental bottom up approach to the subject in a concise and uncluttered presentation. Of special interest arechapters dealing with potential energy as well...

Sanjay Govindjee is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (1993-2006, 2008-present). His main interests are in theoretical and computational mechanics with an emphasis on micromechanics, shape memory alloys, and elastomers. Prior to joining Berkeley he worked as an engineer at the Lawrence Livermor...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:November 4, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199651647

ISBN - 13:9780199651641

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Tension-Compression Bars: The One Dimensional Case3. Stress4. Strain5. Constitutive Response6. Techniques7. Circular and Thin-Wall Torsion8. Bending of Beams9. Multi-Axial Analysis10. Virtual Work Methods: Virtual Forces11. Potential Energy Methods12. Geometric Instability13. Virtual Work Methods: Virtual DisplacementsAppendix A: Additional ReadingAppendix B: Units, Constants, and SymbolsAppendix C: Representative Material PropertiesAppendix D: Parallel Axis TheoremAppendix E: Integration FactsAppendix F: Bending without Twisting: Shear CenterIndex