Strength of Materials and Structures: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS & STRUCT by Carl T. F. RossStrength of Materials and Structures: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS & STRUCT by Carl T. F. Ross

Strength of Materials and Structures: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS & STRUCT

byCarl T. F. Ross, The Late John Case, A. Chilver

Paperback | August 27, 1999

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Engineers need to be familiar with the fundamental principles and concepts in materials and structures in order to be able to design structurers to resist failures. For 4 decades, this book has provided engineers with these fundamentals.

Thoroughly updated, the book has been expanded to cover everything on materials and structures that engineering students are likely to need. Starting with basic mechanics, the book goes on to cover modern numerical techniques such as matrix and finite element methods. There is also additional material on composite materials, thick shells, flat plates and the vibrations of complex structures. Illustrated throughout with worked examples, the book also provides numerous problems for students to attempt.



  • New edition introducing modern numerical techniques, such as matrix and finite element methods
  • Covers requirements for an engineering undergraduate course on strength of materials and structures
Born in India, Carl Ross studied Naval Architecture specializing in stress analysis of pressure vessels. He research has led to a number of advances in submarine technology. His web pages can be examined for more details on this work.visit web page for more details on his work174 papers and other publicationsIn 1959, whilst an undergra...
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Title:Strength of Materials and Structures: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS & STRUCTFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 7.44 × 9.69 × 0.68 inPublished:August 27, 1999Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0340719206

ISBN - 13:9780340719206

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Table of Contents

Tension and compression: direct stress
Pin-jointed frames or trusses
Shearing stress
Joints and connections
Analysis of stress and strain
Thin shells under internal pressure
Bending moments and shearing forces
Geometrical properties of cross-sections
Longitudinal stresses in beams
Shearing stresses in beams
Beams of two materials
Bending stresses and direct stresses combined
Deflections of beams
Built-in and continuous beams
Plastic bending of mild-steel beams
Torsion of circular shafts and thin-walled tubes
Energy methods
Buckling of columns and beams
Lateral deflections of circular plates
Torsion of non-circular sections
Thick circular cylinders, discs and spheres
Introduction to matrix algebra
Matrix methods of structural analysis
The finite element method
Structural vibrations

Editorial Reviews

'..this book is well produced with plenty of examples in it.'
The Times Higher Education Supplement (Textbook Guide), November 24, 2000