Strength of Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080115559, 9781483149042

Strength of Materials

1st Edition

A Course for Students

Authors: Peter Black
eBook ISBN: 9781483149042
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 464
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Strength of Materials: A Course for Students deals with theories of stress analysis. The book describes simple stress, strain, and strain energy and defines, with appropriate formulas, commonly used terms such as load, elasticity, tensile test, and temperature stresses. The text then analyzes the moment when an applied force bends a subject beam under different load conditions. The formula for the first and second moments of area and the formula for the first and second moments of mass are explained.
The book also describes the unstrained or neutral plane when a bending moment acting on a particular beam results in tensile and compressive strains. The author also explains bending with direct stress, torsion, and the types of complex stresses. The theories of elastic failure are then discussed: the Maximum Principal Stress Theory (Rankine) for brittle materials, as well as the Maximum Shear Stress Theory (Coulomb, Tresca, and Guest) and the Maximum Strain Energy Theory (Haigh), which both concern ductile materials. The text also addresses the stress that can occur in both thick and thin cylinders, and then shows the appropriate computations to determine the downward forces as well as Lame's Formulas, which are used to find the radial and hoop stresses acting on the cylinder.
This textbook is useful for students of civil, structural, and mechanical engineering. Designers and technicians of industrial machinery will also greatly profit from reading this book.

Table of Contents

Preface Symbols Chapter I. Simple Stress, Strain and Strain Energy Load Stress Strain Elasticity Rigidity The Tensile Test Strain Energy Simple Load Shared by Two Materials—Compound Column Temperature Stresses Examples Chapter II. Beams I—Bending Moment Moment of a Force Producing Bending Beam Rigidly Supported at One end with Concentrated Load at the Other Cantilever with Several Concentrated Loads Simple Span with Central Load Simply Supported Beam with Several Concentrated Loads Beam with Loaded Ends Overhanging Supports General Case Cantilever with Uniform Load Simply Supported Beam with Uniform Load Uniformly Loaded Beam with Simple Supports Not at Ends Examples Chapter III. 1st and 2nd Moments Centroid 1st Moment of Area 1st Moment of Mass 2nd Moment of Area 2nd Moment of Mass Examples Chapter IV. Beams II—Simple Bending Simple Bending Examples Chapter V. Beams III—Simple Shear Shear Force in Beams (F) Relation Between w, F and M Examples Chapter VI. Bending with Direct Stress Composite Beams Reinforced Concrete Beams Bending Combined with Direct Stress Examples Chapter VII. Torsion Modulus of Rigidity Torsional Strain Energy Helical Spring—Effects of Axial Load Examples Chapter VIII. Complex Stress I Shear Stress Resulting from a Tensile Load Complementary Shear Bulk or Volumetric Strain Poisson's Ratio Relation Between the Elastic Constants Examples Chapter IX. Complex Stress II Principal Planes and Stresses Principal Strains Theories of Elastic Failure Combined Bending and Torsion Examples Chapter X. Beams IV—Deflection Flexure and Radius of Curvature Moment-Area Method Leaf, Laminated or Plate Springs Summary of Conventio


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