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Mechanics of Materials (Mcgraw-Hill Series in Mechanical Engineering)

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Beer and Johnston s "Mechanics of Materials" is the uncontested leader for the teaching of solid mechanics. Used by thousands of students around the globe since its publication in 1981, "Mechanics of Materials," provides a precise presentation of the subject illustrated with numerous engineering examples that students both understand and relate to theory and application. T ...more
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Published January 6th 2011 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published January 1st 1981)
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Russel Herno
i learned about strenght of materials
Umair
Feb 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My course book for Course engineering mechanics and thermo
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A very basic and intuitive view of Mechanical Engineerings most important area. ...more
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"Mechanics of Materials" by Beer, Johnson, DeWolf and Mazurek has been one of the leading texts for engineering strength of materials for nearly 3 decades.

It is pretty comprehensive for an introductory text, and is a good choice to master the basics of strength of materials, with a good mix of theory with example problems, and with answers in the back for many of the problems.

As with Beer & Johnson's Statics and Dynamics texts, many of the homework problems are tricky, requiring leaps of j
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Ferdinand Pierre Beer (1915–2003) was a French mechanical engineer and university professor. He spent most of his career as a member of the faculty at Lehigh University, where he served as the chairman of the mechanics and mechanical engineering departments. His most significant contribution was the co-authorship of several textbooks in the field of mechanics, which have been widely cited and util ...more
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