Solution Manual To Accompany Advanced  Mechanics  Of Materials

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On my website, I have posted slides and review material. Along with my book on Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, an instructor will find all the topics that may be covered in any Advanced Mechanics of Materials course. A comparison of this book with other Advanced Mechanics of Materials books currently on the market can also be seen on the website.

Solution Manual To Accompany Advanced Mechanics Of Materials

Authored by Madhukar Vable
Edition: First

This solution manual is designed for the instructors and may prove challenging to students. The intent was to help reduce the laborious algebra and to provide instructors with a way of checking solutions. It has been made available to students because it is next to impossible to maintain security of the manual even by large publishing companies. There are websites dedicated to obtaining a solution manuals for any course for a price. The students can use the manual as additional examples, a practice followed in many first year courses.

Structural analysis and design today often incorporates anisotropy, inelastic strains, material non-homogeneity, material non-linearity, geometric non-linearity, shear in beams and plates, etc. These complexities were added to the classical theories of structural members over a long period of time resulting in large and baroque knowledge base that is a challenge to master for most students of mechanics. Logically synthesizing this tremendous knowledge in a single text is my primary objective for writing this book. The image shown on the front cover provides the mechanism of creating a logical framework for development of the simplest to the most advanced structural theories. Examples and post-text problems highlight the modularity of the logic and demonstrate the addition of complexities to the classical theories. The development of these advanced theories is demonstrated in two ways: the traditional differential equation approach and the variational calculus approach by which the potential energy is minimized. Problems of finite and infinite beams on elastic foundations are solved using influence functions. The last chapter on indicial notation along with variational calculus demonstrates the elegance and compactness of theory derivations covered in previous chapters. Traditional topics of three dimensional stress and strain transformation, failure theories, buckling, torsion of prismatic bars, are also covered.

Publication Date:
0991244656 / 9780991244652
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Technology & Engineering / Structural

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