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More copies of this ISBNThis title in other editionsApplied Statics and Strength of Materialsby George Limbrunner
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:This fifth edition of Applied Statics and Strength of Materials presents a noncalculus based elementary, analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics and strength of materials. The book focuses on the mastery of basic principles. It features a rigorous, comprehensive stepbystep problemsolving approach; an abundance of workedout examples and homework problems; and a focus on principles and applications for many fields of engineering technology.
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Synopsis:Focusing on the fundamentals of material statics and strength, Applied Statics and Strength of Materials, Fifth Edition presents a nonCalculusbased, elementary, analytical, and practical approach, with rigorous, comprehensive example problems that follow the explanation of theory and very complete homework problems that allow trainees to practice the material. The goal of the book is to provide readers with the necessary mechanics background for more advanced and specialized areas of study in the many fields of engineering technology — for example, civil, mechanical, construction, architectural, industrial, and manufacturing.
Table of Contents1 Introduction 11 Mechanics Overview 12 Applications of Statics 13 The Mathematics of Statics 14 Calculations and Numerical Accuracy 15 SI Units for Statics and Strength of Materials Summary Problems
2. Principles of Statics 21 Forces and the Effects of Forces 22 Characteristics of a Force 23 Units of a Force 24 Types and Occurrence of Forces 25 Scalar and Vector Quantities 26 The Principle of Transmissibility 27 Types of Force Systems 28 Orthogonal Concurrent Forces: Resultants and Components Summary Problems
3. Resultants of Coplanar Force Systems 31 Resultant of Two Concurrent Forces 32 Resultant of Three of More Concurrent Forces 33 Moment of a Force 34 The Principle of Moments: Varignon’s Theorem 35 Resultants of Parallel Force Systems 36 Couples 37 Resultants of Nonconcurrent Force Systems Summary Problems
4. Equilibrium of Coplanar Force Systems 41 Introduction 42 Conditions of Equilibrium 43 The FreeBody Diagram 44 Equilibrium of Concurrent Force Systems 45 Equilibrium of Parallel Force Systems 46 Equilibrium of Nonconcurrent Force Systems Summary Problems
5. Analysis of Structures 51 Introduction 52 Trusses 53 Forces in Members of Trusses 54 The Method of Joints 55 The Method of Sections 56 Analysis of Frames Summary Problems
6. Friction 61 Introduction 62 Friction Theory 63 Angle of Friction 64 Friction Applications 65 Wedges 66 Belt Friction 67 SquareThreaded Screws Summary Problems
7. Centroids and Centers of Gravity 71 Introduction 72 Center of Gravity 73 Centroids and Centroidal Axes 74 Centroids and Centroidal Axes of Composite Areas Summary Problems
8. Area Moments of Inertia 81 Introduction and Definitions 82 Moment of Inertia 83 The Transfer Formula 84 Moment of Inertia of Composite Areas 85 Radius of Gyration 86 Polar Moments of Inertia Summary Problems
9. Stresses and Strains 91 Introduction 92 Tensile and Compressive Stresses 93 Shear Stresses 94 Tensile and Compressive Strain and Deformation 95 Shear Strain 96 The Relation between Stress and Strain (Hooke’s Law) Summary Problems
10. Properties of Materials 101 The Tension Test 102 The StressStrain Diagram 103 Mechanical Properties of Materials 104 Engineering Materials: Metals 105 Engineering Materials: Nonmetals 106 Allowable Stresses and Calculated Stresses 107 Factor of Safety 108 ElasticInelastic Behavior Summary Problems
11. Stress Considerations 111 Poisson’s Ratio 112 Thermal Effects 113 Members Composed of Two or more Elements 114 Stress Concentration 115 Stresses on Inclined Planes 116 Shear Stresses on Mutually Perpendicular Planes 117 Tension and Compression Caused By Shear Summary Problems
12. Torsion in Circular Sections 121 Introduction 122 Members in Torsion 123 Torsional Shear Stress 124 Angle of Twist 125 Transmission of Power by a Shaft Summary Problems
13. Shear and Bending Moment in Beams 131 Types of Beams and Supports 132 Types of Loads on Beams 133 Beam Reactions 134 Shear Force and Bending Moment 135 Shear Diagrams 136 Moment Diagrams 137 Sections of Maximum Moment 138 Moving Loads Summary Problems
14. Stresses in Beams 141 Tensile and Compressive Stresses Due to Bending 142 The Flexure Formula 143 Computation of Bending Stresses 144 Shear Stresses 145 The General Shear Formula 146 Shear Stresses in Structural Members 147 Beam Analysis 148 Inelastic Bending of Beams Summary Problems
15. Deflection of Beams 151 Reasons for Calculating Beam Deflection 152 Curvature and Bending Moment 153 Methods of Calculating Deflections 154 The Formula Method 155 The MomentArea Method 156 Moment Diagram By Parts 157 Applications of the MomentArea Method Summary Problems
16. Design of Beams 161 The Design Process 162 Design of Steel Beams 163 Design of Timber Beams Summary Problems
17. Combined Stresses 171 Introduction 172 Biaxial Bending 173 Combined Axial and Bending Stresses 174 Eccentrically Loaded Members 175 Maximum Eccentricity for Zero Tensile Stress 176 Eccentric Load Not on Centroidal Axis 177 Combined Normal and Shear Stress 178 Mohr’s Circle 179 Mohr’s Circle: The General State of Stress Summary Problems
18. Columns 181 Introduction 182 Ideal Columns 183 Effective Length 184 Real Columns 185 Allowable Stresses for Columns 186 AxiallyLoaded Structural Steel Columns (AISC) 187 AxiallyLoaded Steel Machine Parts 188 AxiallyLoaded Timber Columns Summary Problems
19. Connections 191 Introduction 192 Bolts and Bolted Connections (AISC) 193 Modes of Failure of a Bolted Connection 194 HighStrength Bolted Connections 195 Introduction to Welding 196 Strength and Behavior of Welded Connections (AISC) Summary Problems
20. Pressure Vessels 201 Introduction 202 Stresses in ThinWalled Pressure Vessels 203 Joints in ThinWalled Pressure Vessels 204 Design and Fabrication Considerations Summary Problems
21. Statically Indeterminate Beams 211 Introduction 212 Restrained Beams 213 Propped Cantilever Beams 214 Fixed Beams 215 Continuous Beams: Superposition 216 The Theorem of Three Moments Summary Problems
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