Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in ExcelÃ‚Â® covers the fundamentals of the mechanics of materialsÃ¢Â€Â”or strength of materialsÃ¢Â€Â”in a clear and easily understandable way. Each chapter explains the theory of the underlying principles and the applicable mathematical relations, offering examples that illustrate the application of the mathematical relations to physical situations. Then, homework problemsÃ¢Â€Â”arranged from the simplest to the most demandingÃ¢Â€Â”are presented, along with a number of challenging review problems, to ensure comprehension of key concepts.
What makes this book unique is that it also instills practical skills for developing Microsoft Excel applications to solve mechanics of materials problems using numerical techniques. Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in ExcelÃ‚Â® provides editable Excel spreadsheets representing all the examples featured in the text, PowerPoint lecture slides, multimedia simulations, graphics files, and a solutions manual with qualifying course adoption.