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Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics / Edition 2

Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics / Edition 2

by Arthur P. Boresi, Ken P. ChongArthur P. Boresi


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Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics has been prized by many aspiring and practicing engineers as an easy-to-navigate guide to an area of engineering science that is fundamental to aeronautical, civil, and mechanical engineering, and to other branches of engineering. With its focus not only on elasticity theory, including nano- and biomechanics, but also on concrete applications in real engineering situations, this acclaimed work is a core text in a spectrum of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a superior reference for engineering professionals.

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ISBN-13: 9780471316145
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.41(d)

About the Author

ARTHUR P. BORESI, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil andArchitectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. He is the coauthor of a number of books, including Statics and Dynamics, Approximate Solution Methods in Engineering Mechanics, and Advanced Mechanics of Materials (Wiley).

KEN P. CHONG, PhD, PE, is Director of the Mechanics and Materials Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author of books that include Intelligent Structures, Mechanics of Oil Shale, and Materials for the New Millennium.

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Table of Contents

Introductory Concepts and Mathematics.

Theory of Deformation.

Theory of Stress.

Three-Dimensional Equations of Elasticity.

Plane Theory of Elasticity in Rectangular Cartesian Coordinates.

Plane Elasticity in Polar Coordinates.

Prismatic Bar Subjected to End Load.

General Solutions of Elasticity.




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