A Textbook of Strength of Materials (Mechanics of Solids) SI Units, 7/e

A Textbook of Strength of Materials (Mechanics of Solids) SI Units, 7/e

Authors : Er. R K Rajput

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About the Author

Er. R K Rajput :-
He was born on 15 September, 1944 (coincident with Engineer's Day) is a multidisciplinary engineer. He obtained his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (with Hons., Gold Medal) from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala. He is also a graduate engineer in Electrical Engineering. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching different subjects of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines. He has published/ presented a large number of technical papaers. He is the author of several books on the important subjects of Mechanical as well as Electrical Engineering disciples. By dint of hard work and devotion to duty, he has earned the following awards and honours:

• Best Teacher (Academic) Award
• Distinguished Author Award
• Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Gold Medal for an outstanding research paper

About the Book

A comprehensive and lucidly written book, "Strength of Materials" captures the syllabus of most major Indian Universities and competitive examinations as well. The book discusses everything under solids and its mechanics (such as providing different aspects of stresses) and provides the reader with a deeper interest in the subject - all within aptly formed chapters. It also contains typical examples (useful for students appearing in competitive examinations in particular and other students in general), highlights, objective type questions and a large number of unsolved examples for a complete grasp of the subject.

Key Features

• 21 succinctly written chapters which encompass all basic concepts along with 11 Material Testing Experiments.
• More than 1850 examples, figures, tables and chapter-end highlights aid to the concepts explained.
• Close to 800 chapter-end questions, University Questions, GATE & UPSC Examination Questions and 11 Material Testing Experiments (with precautions) for practice.
• Free on the Website: Chapter on "Riveted and Welded Joints".

Table of Content

1. Simple Stresses and Strains, 2. Principal Stresses and Strains, 3. Bending Moments and Shearing Forces, 4. Bending Stresses in Beams, 5. Combined Direct and Bending Stresses, 6. Shearing Stresses, 8. Fixed and Continuous Beams, 9. Thin Shells, 11. Torsion of Circular and Non-circular Shafts, 12. Springs, 13. Strain Energy and Deflection Due to Shear and Bending, 14. Columns and Struts, 15. Theories of Failure, 16. Stresses Due to Rotation, 17. Bending of Curved Bars, 18. Centroid and Moment of Inertia, 19. Unsymmetrical Bending and Shear Centre, 20. Analysis of the Framed Structures, 21. Material Testing, 22. Universities' Questions (Latest-Selected) With Answers/Solutions, 23. GATE and UPSC Examinations' Questions (Latest-Selected) with Answers/Solutions • Appendix: Centroid and Moment of Inertia- Important Formulae • Index