Stability of Structures: Elastic, Inelastic, Fracture and Damage Theories

Stability of Structures: Elastic, Inelastic, Fracture and Damage Theories


a very important component to structural and continuum mechanics, balance conception has unlimited functions in civil, mechanical, aerospace, naval and nuclear engineering. this article of unprecedented scope offers a complete exposition of the foundations and functions of balance research. it's been confirmed as a textual content for introductory classes and diverse complicated classes for graduate scholars. it's also prized as an exhaustive reference for engineers and researchers.

The authors' concentrate on realizing of the elemental ideas instead of over the top unique suggestions, and their therapy of every topic continue from easy examples to common suggestions and rigorous formulations. all of the effects are derived utilizing as basic arithmetic as attainable. various examples are given and seven-hundred workout difficulties assist in achieving an organization snatch of this important element of good mechanics.

The ebook is an unabridged republication of the 1991 version through Oxford collage Press and the 2003 variation by way of Dover, up to date with 18 pages of finish notes.

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