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Title:
Fundamentals of structural mechanics
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Edition:
2nd ed.
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New York, NY : Springer, 2005
ISBN:
9780387233307

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A solid introduction to basic continuum mechanics, emphasizing variational formulations and numeric computation. The book offers a complete discussion of numerical method techniques used in the study of structural mechanics.


Table of Contents

Vectors and Tensors
The Geometry of Deformation
The Transmission of Force
Elastic Constitutive Theory
Boundary Value Problem in Elasticity
The Ritz Method of Approximation
The Linear Theory of Beams
The Linear Theory of Plates
Energy Principle and Static Stability
Fundamental Concepts in Static Stability
The Planar Buckling of Beams
Numerical Computation for Nonlinear Problems