Synopses & Reviews
Mechanics of Materials, 8e, is intended for undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments.
Containing Hibbeler’s hallmark student-oriented features, this text is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. A clear, concise writing style and more examples than any other text further contribute to students’ ability to master the material.
Click here for the Video Solutions that accompany this book. Developed by Professor Edward Berger, University of Virginia, these are complete, step-by-step solution walkthroughs of representative homework problems from each section of the text.
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“This text describes the major challenge from the classical beam theory, and then presents the transformation method, plus a few examples. I think the author’s presentation style is very systematic and clear.” — L.R. Xu, Vanderbilt University
“The best features of this text include its clear presentation of course materials, and very good examples.” — L.R. Xu, Vanderbilt University
“I enjoy teaching this book. The best MOM book on the market for the students.” — Akthem Al-Manaseer, San Jose State University
“It is well organized with objectives, important points, procedures, and examples set out from the text. It has lots of problems to select from.” — Cliff Lissenden, Penn State
“There are many worked examples throughout the book. And these do not skip steps, which is important to the majority of learners.” — Cliff Lissenden, Penn State
“The author has done an excellent job conveying the concepts. The textbook is easy to follow and all the ideas are clearly presented.” — Yabin Liao, Arizona State University
“Very detailed examples; beautiful and clear art work; lots of problems; and a very good coverage of all the basic concepts.” — Yabin Liao, Arizona State University
“The author presents the material as an introduction to the solution of real world design and analysis problems without sacrificing the theoretical basis of each topic.” — John F. Oyler, University of Pittsburgh
“This is one of the premier books for teaching strength of materials.” — Julio Ramirez, Purdue University
“Presentation (first rate), instructor resources, and quantity of examples and problems are the top features of this book.” — Julio Ramirez, Purdue University
Review
“This text describes the major challenge from the classical beam theory, and then presents the transformation method, plus a few examples. I think the author’s presentation style is very systematic and clear.” — L.R. Xu, Vanderbilt University
“The best features of this text include its clear presentation of course materials, and very good examples.” — L.R. Xu, Vanderbilt University
“I enjoy teaching this book. The best MOM book on the market for the students.” — Akthem Al-Manaseer, San Jose State University
“It is well organized with objectives, important points, procedures, and examples set out from the text. It has lots of problems to select from.” — Cliff Lissenden, Penn State
“There are many worked examples throughout the book. And these do not skip steps, which is important to the majority of learners.” — Cliff Lissenden, Penn State
“The author has done an excellent job conveying the concepts. The textbook is easy to follow and all the ideas are clearly presented.” — Yabin Liao, Arizona State University
“Very detailed examples; beautiful and clear art work; lots of problems; and a very good coverage of all the basic concepts.” — Yabin Liao, Arizona State University
“The author presents the material as an introduction to the solution of real world design and analysis problems without sacrificing the theoretical basis of each topic.” — John F. Oyler, University of Pittsburgh
“This is one of the premier books for teaching strength of materials.” — Julio Ramirez, Purdue University
“Presentation (first rate), instructor resources, and quantity of examples and problems are the top features of this book.” — Julio Ramirez, Purdue University
Synopsis
This clear, comprehensive presentation discusses both the theory and applications of mechanics of materials. It examines the physical behavior of materials under load, then proceeds to model this behavior to development theory. This book is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help readers visualize difficult concepts. A clear, concise writing style and more examples than any other book further contribute to readers' ability to master the material.
Stress; Strain; Mechanical Properties of Materials;Axial Load; Torsion; Bending; Transverse Shear; Combined Loadings; Stress Transformation; Strain Transformation; Design of Beams and Shafts; Deflection of Beams and Shafts; Buckling of Columns; Energy Methods.
A useful, thorough reference for engineers and students.
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Tables and equations printed on endpapers.
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About the Author
R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University.
Hibbeler’s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana.
Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Stress
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Equilibrium of a Deformable Body
1.3 Stress
1.4 Average Normal Stress in an Axially Loaded Bar
1.5 Average Shear Stress
1.6 Allowable Stress
1.7 Design of Simple Connections
Chapter 2: Strain
2.1 Deformation
2.2 Strain
Chapter 3: Mechanical Properties of Materials
3.1 The Tension and Compression Test
3.2 The Stress–Strain Diagram
3.3 Stress–Strain Behavior of Ductile and Brittle Materials
3.4 Hooke’s Law
3.5 Strain Energy
3.6 Poisson’s Ratio
3.7 The Shear Stress–Strain Diagram
3.8 Failure of Materials Due to Creep and Fatigue
Chapter 4: Axial Load
4.1 Saint-Venant’s Principle
4.2 Elastic Deformation of an Axially Loaded Member
4.3 Principle of Superposition
4.4 Statically Indeterminate Axially Loaded Member
4.5 The Force Method of Analysis for Axially Loaded Members
4.6 Thermal Stress
4.7 Stress Concentrations
4.8 Inelastic Axial Deformation
4.9 Residual Stress
Chapter 5: Torsion
5.1 Torsional Deformation of a Circular Shaft
5.2 The Torsion Formula
5.3 Power Transmission
5.4 Angle of Twist
5.5 Statically Indeterminate Torque-Loaded Members
5.6 Solid Noncircular Shafts
5.7 Thin-Walled Tubes Having Closed Cross Sections
5.8 Stress Concentration
5.9 Inelastic Torsion
5.10 Residual Stress
Chapter 6: Bending
6.1 Shear and Moment Diagrams
6.2 Graphical Method for Constructing Shear and Moment Diagrams
6.3 Bending Deformation of a Straight Member
6.4 The Flexure Formula
6.5 Unsymmetric Bending
6.6 Composite Beams
6.7 Reinforced Concrete Beams
6.8 Curved Beams
6.9 Stress Concentrations
6.10 Inelastic Bending
Chapter 7: Transverse Shear
7.1 Shear in Straight Members
7.2 The Shear Formula
7.3 Shear Flow in Built-Up Members
7.4 Shear Flow in Thin-Walled Members
7.5 Shear Center for Open Thin-Walled Members
Chapter 8: Combined Loadings
8.1 Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels
8.2 State of Stress Caused by Combined Loadings
Chapter 9: Stress Transformation
9.1 Plane-Stress Transformation
9.2 General Equations of Plane-Stress Transformation
9.3 Principal Stresses and Maximum In-Plane Shear Stress
9.4 Mohr’s Circle—Plane Stress
9.5 Absolute Maximum Shear Stress
Chapter 10: Strain Transformation
10.1 Plane Strain
10.2 General Equations of Plane-Strain Transformation
10.3 Mohr’s Circle—Plane Strain
10.4 Absolute Maximum Shear Strain
10.5 Strain Rosettes
10.6 Material-Property Relationships
10.7 Theories of Failure
Chapter 11: Design of Beams and Shafts
11.1 Basis for Beam Design
11.2 Prismatic Beam Design
11.3 Fully Stressed Beams
11.4 Shaft Design
Chapter 12: Deflection of Beams and Shafts
12.1 The Elastic Curve
12.2 Slope and Displacement 12 by Integration
12.3 Discontinuity Functions
12.4 Slope and Displacement by the Moment-Area Method
12.5 Method of Superposition
12.6 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts
12.7 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts—Method of Integration
12.8 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts—Moment-Area Method
12.9 Statically Indeterminate Beams and Shafts—Method of Superposition
Chapter 13: Buckling of Columns
13.1 Critical Load
13.2 Ideal Column with Pin Supports
13.3 Columns Having Various Types of Supports
13.4 The Secant Formula
13.5 Inelastic Buckling
13.6 Design of Columns for Concentric Loading
13.7 Design of Columns for Eccentric Loading
Chapter 14: Energy Methods
14.1 External Work and Strain Energy
14.2 Elastic Strain Energy for Various Types of Loading
14.3 Conservation of Energy
14.4 Impact Loading
14.5 Principle of Virtual Work
14.6 Method of Virtual Forces Applied to Trusses
14.7 Method of Virtual Forces Applied to Beams
14.8 Castigliano’s Theorem
14.9 Castigliano’s Theorem Applied to Trusses
14.10 Castigliano’s Theorem Applied to Beams
Appendix A: Geometric Properties of An Area
A.1 Centroid of an Area
A.2 Moment of Inertia for an Area
A.3 Product of Inertia for an Area
A.4 Moments of Inertia for an Area about Inclined Axes
A.5 Mohr’s Circle for Moments of Inertia
Appendix B: Geometric Properties of Structural Shapes
Appendix C: Slopes and Deflections of Beams