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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 readera s understanding of the scientific principles, without requiring a higher mathematicsa . Highlights of the book include aeo The use of modern SI units throughout aeo A thorough presentation of the subject stressing basic unifying concepts aeo Comprehensive coverage, including topics such as the behaviour of materials on a phenomenological level. aeo 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 / softback
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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