Mechanics of Solids, 1/e
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Mechanics of Solids, 1/e

Author : Pabitra Ranjan Maiti , Amitava Bhattacharya & Vikash Khatri
© Year : 2022
ISBN : 9789390620692
Pages : 548
Binding : Paperback
Dimension : 18 x 24
Weight : 0.73   kg
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  • About the Book
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

Mechanics of Solids is a basic engineering course that deals with the behaviour of solid bodies subjected to various types of loading. The basic objectives of this course are the determination of the stresses, strains and deformations produced by the loads.
The main objective of this book is to present the aspects of mechanics of materials in unified and integrated manner. This book is structured to meet the requirements of the course contents of Mechanics of Solids or Strength of Materials for undergraduate students of civil, mechanical and aerospace engineering. It is also a valuable reference for practising engineers and architects. The book covers the syllabi of various universities and AICTE undergraduate curriculum of engineering and solid mechanics.
All the chapters are equipped with basic background of the problems and solved examples. Complex problems are illustrated for competitive and university examinations. A number of multiple-choice questions taken from GATE, IES and Civil Services are included in the appendix.
Divided in 12 chapters the book broadly deals with the following:

  • fundamentals of mechanics
  • stress and strain of materials body
  • behaviour of material under axial loading
  • normal stress, axial strain, simple tension test, shear stress and strain, and strain energy under impact load
  • analysis of two-dimensional stresses, stresses at a point, Mohr's circle for plane stress and general stress system at a point
  • stress-strain relation of three-dimensional body, plane stress and plane strain, relation between elastic constants and theories of elastic failure
  • applications of stress and strain in practical problems
  • analysis of thin and thick pressure vessels
  • behaviour of solid and hollow prismatic shaft under torsion
  • bending of simple beams, bending moment and shear force diagram
  • Castigliano's method
  • bending normal and shear stresses of beams for different cross sections, unsymmetrical bending of beam
  • buckling of columns for simple columns for different end conditions

1. Introduction
2. Axial Loading, Simple Stresses and Strains
3. Analysis of Stress
4. Analysis of Strain
5. Relation between Stress and Strain
6. Thin-walled Pressure Vessels
7. Axisymmetric Problems: Thick Cylinders and Rotating Disks
8. Torsion of Shafts
9. Bending Moments and Shear Forces
10. Slope and Deflection of Beams
11. Pure Bending and Bending Stresses
12. Buckling of Columns
Appendix-1: Centre of Gravity, Centre of Mass, Centroids and Moment of Inertia
Appendix-2A: Competitive Objective Questions
Appendix-2B: ESE-GATE Objective Questions 2018-2020
Index

Pabitra Ranjan Maiti :- obtained his BE (Civil Engineering) and ME (Structural Engineering) from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Shibpur. He joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University as a lecturer and currently serving as Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi. He has 18 years at teaching and research experience in various fields of structural engineering. His research areas include Solid Mechanics, Design of Steel Structures and Bridge Engineering. He has published more than 100 research papers in different internationally reputed journals and conferences and edited four proceedings. He has supervised eighty-seven PG students and six research scholars. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and a life member of Indian Concrete Institute, Bhakti Vedanta Institute Kolkata, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and INSDAG, Kolkata.

Amitava Bhattacharya :- retired from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT, BHU Varanasi as Professor in 2013. He did his BSc Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1965. After graduation he joined Sahu Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd as mechanical engineer and served for five years. He joined IIT BHU in 1984 as lecturer. His teaching and research experience includes the field of Machine Design, Mechanics of Deformable Solids and Fracture Mechanics. 

Vikash Khatri :- completed his graduation from Department of Civil Engineering, HBTI Kanpur and post- graduation in structural engineering from IISC Bangalore. He completed his PhD from IIT, BHU, Varanasi in the field of Bridge Engineering. He has more than a decade of experience of teaching in various engineering colleges. He has published many international journal papers and is author of five books.

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