Solid Mechanics in Engineering

by Raymond Parnes

Solid Mechanics in Engineering Synopsis

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. Solid Mechanics in Engineering is designed for 2-semester courses in Solid Mechanics or Strength of Materials taken by students in Mechanical, Civil or Aeronautical Engineering and Materials Science and may also be used for a first-year graduate program.

Solid Mechanics in Engineering Press Reviews

...The book is clearly laid out, well illustrated and the quality of reproduction is excellent...highly recommended.. ( Materials World, September 2002)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780471493006
Publication date: 5th October 2001
Author: Raymond Parnes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 748 pages
Categories: Mechanical engineering, Mechanics of solids,

About Raymond Parnes

RAYMOND PARNES is a Professor in the Department of Solid Mechanics, Materials and Structures in Tel-Aviv University. A graduate of Columbia University, he has over 25 years experience of teaching the subject in the United States, Europe and Israel and has published extensively in a variety of subjects in Solid Mechanics.

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