Mechanics of Materials For Dummies
Part I: Setting the Stage for Mechanics of Materials.
Chapter 1: Predicting Behavior with Mechanics of Materials.
Chapter 2: Reviewing Mathematics and Units Used in Mechanics of Materials.
Chapter 3: Brushing Up on Statics Basics.
Chapter 4: Calculating Properties of Geometric Areas.
Chapter 5: Computing Moments of Area and Other Inertia Calculations.
Part II: Analyzing Stress.
Chapter 6: Remain Calm, It's Only Stress!
Chapter 7: More than Meets the Eye: Transforming Stresses.
Chapter 8: Lining Up Stress Along Axial Axes.
Chapter 9: Bending Stress Is Only Normal: Analyzing Bending Members.
Chapter 10: Shear Madness: Surveying Shear Stress.
Chapter 11: Twisting the Night Away with Torsion.
Part III: Investigating Strain.
Chapter 12: Don’t Strain Yourself: Exploring Strain and Deformation.
Chapter 13: Applying Transformation Concepts to Strain.
Chapter 14: Correlating Stresses and Strains to Understand Deformation.
Part IV: Applying Stress and Strain.
Chapter 15: Calculating Combined Stresses.
Chapter 16: When Push Comes to Shove: Dealing with Deformations.
Chapter 17: Showing Determination When Dealing with Indeterminate Structures.
Chapter 18: Buckling Up for Compression Members.
Chapter 19: Designing for Required Section Properties.
Chapter 20: Introducing Energy Methods.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Mechanics of Materials Pitfalls to Avoid.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips to Solving Mechanics of Materials Problems.