Statics and Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Approach , 2nd Edition
October 2001, ©2002
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The second edition of Statics and Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Approach continues to present students with an emphasis on the fundamental principles, with numerous applications to demonstrate and develop logical, orderly methods of procedure. Furthermore, the authors have taken measure to ensure clarity of the material for the student.Instead of deriving numerous formulas for all types of problems, the authors stress the use of free-body diagrams and the equations of equilibrium, together with the geometry of the deformed body and the observed relations between stress and strain, for the analysis of the force system action of a body.