This book which deals with the various topics in the subject of Strength of Materials exhaustively. It present the subject-matter in a lucid, direct and easily understandable style. A large number of worked out simple, moderate and difficult problems are arranged in a systematic manner to enable the students to grasp the subject effectively, from examination point of view.
The book comprises of 18 chapters (including advance topics) covering the syllabi in the subject of "Strength of Materials" of all the Indian Universities and Competitive Examinations as well. It contains Experiments at the end of the chapters to enable the students to have an access to the practical aspects of the subject.
• Typical Examples: useful for students appearing in competitive examinations in particular and other students in general
• Highlights, Objective Type Questions and a large number of Unsolved Examples
• Simple Stresses and Strains • Principal Stresses and Strains • Bending Moments and Shearing Forces • Bending Stresses in Beams • Combined Direct and Bending Stresses • Shearing Stresses • Deflection of Beams • Fixed and Continuous Beams • Thin Shells • Thick Shells • Torsion of Circular and Non-circular Shafts • Springs • Strain Energy and Deflection Due to Shear and Bending • Columns and Struts • Theories of Failure • Stresses Due to Rotation • Bending of Curved Bars • Unsymmetrical Bending and Shear Centre