Publisher: Wiley - 2001-09-12
Paperback | 528 Pages
This book provides a systematic, modern introduction to solid mechanics that is carefully motivated by realistic Engineering applications. Based on 25 years of teaching experience, Raymond Parnes uses a wealth of examples and a rich set of problems to build the reader's understanding of the scientific principles, without requiring ´higher mathematics´.
Highlights of the book include
- The use of modern SI units throughout
- A thorough presentation of the subject stressing basic unifying concepts
- Comprehensive coverage, including topics such as the behaviour of materials on a phenomenological level.
- Over 600 problems, many of which are designed for solving with MATLAB, MAPLE or MATHEMATICA.