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The definitive guide to stress and strain formulasfully revised and updated
The first revision in 10 years, Roarks Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition presents formulas and principles of strength of materials meeting the need of design engineers, particularly mechanical engineers. This classic volume provides equations and diagrams of structural properties in an easy-to-use, thumb-through format. The new edition now includes a summary of tables and formulas at the end of each chapter for the ease of reference. All references are now updated and a wealth of new material25%has been added for mechanical and structural engineers. This is a major and timely revision of the standard reference for student and engineers alike.
Roarks Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition features
- 25% new material
- Mohrs circle table and Fatigue Stress Formula
- Expanded coverage of composite materials
- Tables of modulus of elasticity of materials, yield strength, and other mechanical properties of materials for design engineers
- A chapter on stresses in gears, shafts, and other machine elements
- Welding formulas, stresses in welding, and elements such as bolts and rivets
- Coverage of vibration and stresses in rotating discs
- A section on biomechanics and stresses in hard (bone) and soft (muscles, ligaments) tissues
- A section on nanotechnology
- Graphs, charts, tables, and formulas for quick reference and ease of study
Stress and Strain: Important Relationships; The Behavior of Bodies Under Stress; Principles and Analytical Methods; Numerical Methods; Experimental Methods; Tension, Compression, Shear, and Combined Stress; Beams; Flexure of Straight Bars; Bending of Curved Beams; Torsion; Flat Plates; Columns and Other Compression Members; Shells of Revolution; Pressure Vessels; Pipes; Bodies in Contact Undergoing Direct Bearing and Shear Stress; Elastic Stability; Dynamic and Temperature Stresses; Stress Concentration Factors; Properties of a Plane Area; Composite Materials
THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO STRESS AND STRAIN FORMULAS
Fully revised throughout, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition, provides accurate and thorough tabulated formulations that can be applied to the stress analysis of a comprehensive range of structural components. All equations and diagrams of structural properties are presented in an easy-to-use, thumb, through format.
This extensively updated edition contains new chapters on fatigue and fracture mechanics, stresses in fasteners and joints, composite materials, and biomechanics. Several chapters have been expanded and new topics have been added. Each chapter now concludes with a summary of tables and formulas for ease of reference. This is the definitive resource for designers, engineers, and analysts who need to calculate stress and strain management.
ROARK'S FORMULAS FOR STRESS AND STRAIN, EIGHTH EDITION, COVERS: Behavior of bodies under stress Principles and analytical methods Numerical and experimental methods Tension, compression, shear, and combined stress Beams; flexure of straight bars Bending of curved beams Torsion Flat plates Columns and other compression members Shells of revolution; pressure vessels; pipes Bodies in contact undergoing direct bearing and shear stress Elastic stability Dynamic and temperature stresses Stress concentration factors Fatigue and fracture mechanics Stresses in fasteners and joints Composite materials Biomechanics
About the Author
is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin.
Richard G. Budynas is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
Ali Sadegh is Director of the Center for AEDD at City University of New York and a mechanical engineer.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction
; Chapter 1.
Introduction; Part 2: Facts; Principles; Methods
; Chapter 2.
Stress and Strain: Important Relationships; Chapter 3.
The Behavior of Bodies Under Stress; Chapter 4.
Principles and Analytical Methods; Chapter 5.
Numerical Methods; Chapter 6.
Experimental Methods; Part 3: Formulas and Examples
; Chapter 7.
Tension, Compression, Shear, and Combined Stress; Chapter 8.
Beams; Flexure of Straight Bars; Chapter 9.
Bending of Curved Beams; Chapter 10.
Torsion; Chapter 11.
Flat Plates; Chapter 12.
Columns and Other Compression Members; Chapter 13.
Shells of Revolution; Pressure Vessels; Pipes; Chapter 14.
Bodies in Contact Undergoing Direct Bearing and Shear Stress; Chapter 15.
Elastic Stability; Chapter 16.
Dynamic and Temperature Stresses; Chapter 17.
Stress Concentration Factors; Appendix A.
Properties of a Plane Area; Appendix B.
Glossary: Definitions; Appendix C.