Applied Mechanics of Solids
by Allan F. Bower
Publisher: CRC Press 2011
Number of pages: 820
This electronic text summarizes the physical laws, mathematical methods, and computer algorithms that are used to predict the response of materials and structures to mechanical or thermal loading. It is intended for advanced undergraduate or graduate students, as well as practicing engineers and scientists.
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