Continuum Mechanics for Engineers
Author(s): G. Thomas Mase, Ronald E. Smelser, Jenn Stroud Rossmann
A bestselling textbook in its first three editions, Continuum Mechanics for Engineers, Fourth Edition provides engineering students with a complete, concise, and accessible introduction to advanced engineering mechanics. It provides information that is useful in emerging engineering areas, such as micro-mechanics and biomechanics. Through a mastery of this volume’s contents and additional rigorous finite element training, readers will develop the mechanics foundation necessary to skillfully use modern, advanced design tools.
- Provides a basic, understandable approach to the concepts, mathematics, and engineering applications of continuum mechanics
- Updated throughout, and adds a new chapter on plasticity
- Features an expanded coverage of fluids
- Includes numerous all new end-of-chapter problems
With an abundance of worked examples and chapter problems, it carefully explains necessary mathematics and presents numerous illustrations, giving students and practicing professionals an excellent self-study guide to enhance their skills.