Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Applied Elasticity

Author: Ansel C. Ugural,Saul K. Fenster

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0137079818

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 6810


This systematic exploration of real-world stress analysis has been completely updated to reflect state-of-the-art methods and applications now used in aeronautical, civil, and mechanical engineering, and engineering mechanics. Distinguished by its exceptional visual interpretations of solutions, Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Applied Elasticity offers in-depth coverage for both students and engineers. The authors carefully balance comprehensive treatments of solid mechanics, elasticity, and computer-oriented numerical methods—preparing readers for both advanced study and professional practice in design and analysis. This major revision contains many new, fully reworked, illustrative examples and an updated problem set—including many problems taken directly from modern practice. It offers extensive content improvements throughout, beginning with an all-new introductory chapter on the fundamentals of materials mechanics and elasticity. Readers will find new and updated coverage of plastic behavior, three-dimensional Mohr’s circles, energy and variational methods, materials, beams, failure criteria, fracture mechanics, compound cylinders, shrink fits, buckling of stepped columns, common shell types, and many other topics. The authors present significantly expanded and updated coverage of stress concentration factors and contact stress developments. Finally, they fully introduce computer-oriented approaches in a comprehensive new chapter on the finite element method.

Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Applied Elasticity

Author: Anthony E. Armenàkas

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420057774

Category: Science

Page: 992

View: 1656


This book presents both differential equation and integral formulations of boundary value problems for computing the stress and displacement fields of solid bodies at two levels of approximation - isotropic linear theory of elasticity as well as theories of mechanics of materials. Moreover, the book applies these formulations to practical solutions in detailed, easy-to-follow examples. Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Applied Elasticity presents modern and classical methods of analysis in current notation and in the context of current practices. The author's well-balanced choice of topics, clear and direct presentation, and emphasis on the integration of sophisticated mathematics with practical examples offer students in civil, mechanical, and aerospace engineering an unparalleled guide and reference for courses in advanced mechanics of materials, stress analysis, elasticity, and energy methods in structural analysis.

Advanced mechanics of materials

Author: Arthur Peter Boresi,Richard Joseph Schmidt

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471438816

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 681

View: 6473


Building on the success of five previous editions, this new sixth edition continues to present a unified approach to the study of the behavior of structural members and the development of design and failure criteria. The text treats each type of structural member in sufficient detail so that the resulting solutions are directly applicable to real-world problems. New examples for various types of member and a large number of new problems are included. To facilitate the transition from elementary mechanics of materials to advanced topics, a review of the elements of mechanics of materials is presented along with appropriate examples and problems.

Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Author: Vitor Dias da Silva

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 354030813X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 529

View: 6285


Gives a clear and thorough presentation of the fundamental principles of mechanics and strength of materials. Provides both the theory and applications of mechanics of materials on an intermediate theoretical level. Useful as a reference tool by postgraduates and researchers in the fields of solid mechanics as well as practicing engineers.

An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics

Author: J. N. Reddy,Junuthula Narasimha Reddy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107025435

Category: Mathematics

Page: 470

View: 2450


This best-selling textbook presents the concepts of continuum mechanics, and the second edition includes additional explanations, examples and exercises.

Plates and Shells

Theory and Analysis, Fourth Edition

Author: Ansel C. Ugural

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 135159866X

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 1316


Noted for its practical, accessible approach to senior and graduate-level engineering mechanics, Plates and Shells: Theory and Analysis is a long-time bestselling text on the subjects of elasticity and stress analysis. Many new examples and applications are included to review and support key foundational concepts. Advanced methods are discussed and analyzed, accompanied by illustrations. Problems are carefully arranged from the basic to the more challenging level. Computer/numerical approaches (Finite Difference, Finite Element, MATLAB) are introduced, and MATLAB code for selected illustrative problems and a case study is included.


Theory, Applications, and Numerics

Author: Martin H. Sadd

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124104320

Category: Science

Page: 600

View: 3653


Elasticity: Theory, Applications, and Numerics, Third Edition, continues its market-leading tradition of concisely presenting and developing the linear theory of elasticity, moving from solution methodologies, formulations, and strategies into applications of contemporary interest, such as fracture mechanics, anisotropic and composite materials, micromechanics, nonhomogeneous graded materials, and computational methods. Developed for a one- or two-semester graduate elasticity course, this new edition has been revised with new worked examples and exercises, and new or expanded coverage of areas such as spherical anisotropy, stress contours, isochromatics, isoclinics, and stress trajectories. Using MATLAB software, numerical activities in the text are integrated with analytical problem solutions. These numerics aid in particular calculations, graphically present stress and displacement solutions to problems of interest, and conduct simple finite element calculations, enabling comparisons with previously studied analytical solutions. Online ancillary support materials for instructors include a solutions manual, image bank, and a set of PowerPoint lecture slides. Thorough yet concise introduction to linear elasticity theory and applications Only text providing detailed solutions to problems of nonhomogeneous/graded materials New material on stress contours/lines, contact stresses, curvilinear anisotropy applications Further and new integration of MATLAB software Addition of many new exercises Comparison of elasticity solutions with elementary theory, experimental data, and numerical simulations Online solutions manual and downloadable MATLAB code

Mechanics Of Composite Materials

Author: Robert M. Jones

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498711065

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 538

View: 5158


This book balances introduction to the basic concepts of the mechanical behavior of composite materials and laminated composite structures. It covers topics from micromechanics and macromechanics to lamination theory and plate bending, buckling, and vibration, clarifying the physical significance of composite materials. In addition to the materials covered in the first edition, this book includes more theory-experiment comparisons and updated information on the design of composite materials.

Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition

Author: Barry J. Goodno,James M. Gere

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337093351

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1152

View: 5712


Readers gain a complete and integrated treatment of the mechanics of materials -- an essential subject in mechanical, civil, and structural engineering. -- with a market-leading MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 9E. This book examines the analysis and design of structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion, and bending, laying the foundation for further study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Smart Structures Theory

Author: Inderjit Chopra,Jayant Sirohi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110746966X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 896

View: 3289


The twenty-first century could be called the 'Multifunctional Materials Age'. The inspiration for multifunctional materials comes from nature, and therefore these are often referred to as bio-inspired materials. Bio-inspired materials encompass smart materials and structures, multifunctional materials and nano-structured materials. This is a dawn of revolutionary materials that may provide a 'quantum jump' in performance and multi-capability. This book focuses on smart materials, structures and systems, which are also referred to as intelligent, adaptive, active, sensory and metamorphic. The purpose of these materials from the perspective of smart systems is their ability to minimize life-cycle cost and/or expand the performance envelope. The ultimate goal is to develop biologically inspired multifunctional materials with the capability to adapt their structural characteristics (stiffness, damping, viscosity, etc.) as required, monitor their health condition, perform self-diagnosis and self-repair, morph their shape and undergo significant controlled motion over a wide range of operating conditions.

Principles and Techniques of Vibrations

Author: Leonard Meirovitch

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780023801419

Category: Science

Page: 694

View: 3904


Thisbook will be of interest to mechanical engineers, aerospace engineers, and engineering science and mechanics faculty. The main objective of the book is to present a mathematically rigorous approach to vibrations, one that not only permits efficient formulations and solutions to problems, but also enhances understanding of the physics of the problem. The book takes a very broad view approach to the subject so that the similarity of dynamic characteristics of vibrating systems will be understood.

Applied finite element analysis

Author: Larry J. Segerlind

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 427

View: 9912


An introductory textbook for senior/graduate couses in finite element analysis taught in all engineering departments. Covers the basic concepts of the finite element method and their application to the analysis of plane structures and two-dimensional continuum problems in heat transfer, irrotational fluid flow, and elasticity. This revised edition includes a reorganization of topics and an increase in the number of homework problems. The emphasis on numerical illustrations make topis clear without heavy use of sophisticated mathematics.

Science and Engineering of Materials, SI Edition

Author: Donald R. Askeland,Wendelin J. Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130544633X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 960

View: 5983


Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Partial Differential Equations

Theory and Completely Solved Problems

Author: Thomas Hillen,I. E. Leonard,Henry van Roessel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118438434

Category: Mathematics

Page: 696

View: 8017


Uniquely provides fully solved problems for linear partial differential equations and boundary value problems Partial Differential Equations: Theory and Completely Solved Problems utilizes real-world physical models alongside essential theoretical concepts. With extensive examples, the book guides readers through the use of Partial Differential Equations (PDEs) for successfully solving and modeling phenomena in engineering, biology, and the applied sciences. The book focuses exclusively on linear PDEs and how they can be solved using the separation of variables technique. The authors begin by describing functions and their partial derivatives while also defining the concepts of elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic PDEs. Following an introduction to basic theory, subsequent chapters explore key topics including: • Classification of second-order linear PDEs • Derivation of heat, wave, and Laplace’s equations • Fourier series • Separation of variables • Sturm-Liouville theory • Fourier transforms Each chapter concludes with summaries that outline key concepts. Readers are provided the opportunity to test their comprehension of the presented material through numerous problems, ranked by their level of complexity, and a related website features supplemental data and resources. Extensively class-tested to ensure an accessible presentation, Partial Differential Equations is an excellent book for engineering, mathematics, and applied science courses on the topic at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

Advanced Strength and Applied Stress Analysis

Author: Richard Gordon Budynas

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780070089853

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 935

View: 3505


This book provides a broad and comprehensive coverage of the theoretical, experimental, and numerical techniques employed in the field of stress analysis. Designed to provide a clear transition from the topics of elementary to advanced mechanics of materials. Its broad range of coverage allows instructors to easily select many different topics for use in one or more courses. The highly readable writing style and mathematical clarity of the first edition are continued in this edition. Major revisions in this edition include: an expanded coverage of three-dimensional stress/strain transformations; additional topics from the theory of elasticity; examples and problems which test the mastery of the prerequisite elementary topics; clarified and additional topics from advanced mechanics of materials; new sections on fracture mechanics and structural stability; a completely rewritten chapter on the finite element method; a new chapter on finite element modeling techniques employed in practice when using commercial FEM software; and a significant increase in the number of end of chapter exercise problems some of which are oriented towards computer applications.

Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition

SI Version

Author: Ansel C. Ugural

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498735371

Category: Science

Page: 953

View: 4293


Analyze and Solve Real-World Machine Design Problems Using SI Units Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition: SI Version strikes a balance between method and theory, and fills a void in the world of design. Relevant to mechanical and related engineering curricula, the book is useful in college classes, and also serves as a reference for practicing engineers. This book combines the needed engineering mechanics concepts, analysis of various machine elements, design procedures, and the application of numerical and computational tools. It demonstrates the means by which loads are resisted in mechanical components, solves all examples and problems within the book using SI units, and helps readers gain valuable insight into the mechanics and design methods of machine components. The author presents structured, worked examples and problem sets that showcase analysis and design techniques, includes case studies that present different aspects of the same design or analysis problem, and links together a variety of topics in successive chapters. SI units are used exclusively in examples and problems, while some selected tables also show U.S. customary (USCS) units. This book also presumes knowledge of the mechanics of materials and material properties. New in the Second Edition: Presents a study of two entire real-life machines Includes Finite Element Analysis coverage supported by examples and case studies Provides MATLAB solutions of many problem samples and case studies included on the book’s website Offers access to additional information on selected topics that includes website addresses and open-ended web-based problems Class-tested and divided into three sections, this comprehensive book first focuses on the fundamentals and covers the basics of loading, stress, strain, materials, deflection, stiffness, and stability. This includes basic concepts in design and analysis, as well as definitions related to properties of engineering materials. Also discussed are detailed equilibrium and energy methods of analysis for determining stresses and deformations in variously loaded members. The second section deals with fracture mechanics, failure criteria, fatigue phenomena, and surface damage of components. The final section is dedicated to machine component design, briefly covering entire machines. The fundamentals are applied to specific elements such as shafts, bearings, gears, belts, chains, clutches, brakes, and springs.

An Introduction to Mechanics

Author: Daniel Kleppner,Robert Kolenkow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521198119

Category: Science

Page: 566

View: 8157


This second edition is ideal for classical mechanics courses for first- and second-year undergraduates with foundation skills in mathematics.