The Mechanical Behavior of Materials: Engineering Methods for Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue / Edition 1

The Mechanical Behavior of Materials: Engineering Methods for Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue / Edition 1

by Norman E. Dowling
     
 

Comprehensive in scope and readable, this book explores the methods used by engineers to analyze and predict the mechanical behavior of materials. Author Norman E. Dowling provides thorough coverage of materials testing and practical methods for forecasting the strength and life of mechanical parts and structural members. Mechanical Behavior of Materials also features… See more details below

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Comprehensive in scope and readable, this book explores the methods used by engineers to analyze and predict the mechanical behavior of materials. Author Norman E. Dowling provides thorough coverage of materials testing and practical methods for forecasting the strength and life of mechanical parts and structural members. Mechanical Behavior of Materials also features reviews of materials science and stress and strain. This Second Edition includes updated coverage throughout, additions to the already numerous worked examples, and two new appendices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135790465
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Structure and Deformation in Materials23
3A Survey of Engineering Materials48
4Mechanical Testing: Tension Test and Other Basic Tests102
5Stress-Strain Relationships and Behavior166
6Review of Complex and Principal States of Stress and Strain205
7Yielding and Fracture under Combined Stresses239
8Fracture of Cracked Members286
9Fatigue of Materials: Introduction and Stress-Based Approach357
10Stress-Based Approach to Fatigue: Notched Members420
11Fatigue Crack Growth488
12Plastic Deformation Behavior and Models for Materials559
13Stress-Strain Analysis of Plastically Deforming Members603
14Strain-Based Approach to Fatigue649
15Time-Dependent Behavior: Creep and Damping706
App. AReview of Selected Topics from Mechanics of Materials779
App. BStatistical Variation in Materials Properties798
Bibliography807
Index819

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