Solid Mechanics by William F. HosfordSolid Mechanics by William F. Hosford

Solid Mechanics

byWilliam F. Hosford

Hardcover | March 22, 2010

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This is a textbook for courses in civil and mechanical engineering that are commonly called Strength of Materials or Mechanics of Materials. The intent of this book is to provide a background in the mechanics of solids for students of mechanical engineering, while limiting the information on why materials behave as they do. It is assumed that the students have already had courses covering materials science and basic statics. Much of the material is drawn from another book by the author, Mechanical Behavior of Materials. To make the text suitable for mechanical engineers, the chapters on slip, dislocations, twinning, residual stresses, and hardening mechanisms have been eliminated and the treatment of ductility viscoelasticity, creep, ceramics, and polymers has been simplified.
Title:Solid MechanicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.96 × 8.46 × 0.94 inPublished:March 22, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521192293

ISBN - 13:9780521192293


Table of Contents

1. Stress, strain and boundary conditions; 2. Elasticity; 3. Mechanical testing; 4. Strain hardening; 5. Plasticity theory; 6. Temperature and strain-rate; 7. Viscoelasticity; 8. Creep and stress rupture; 9. Ductility and fracture; 10. Fracture mechanics; 11. Fatigue; 12. Polymers and ceramics; 13. Composites; 14. Forming; 15. Anisotropy.