Books on Strength of Materials

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Books on Strength of Materials:

In my last article which I had written on thermodynamics, please refer our website www.careersamosa.com or you could also click http://www.careersamosa.com/strength-materials/ to for the introduction and the explanation of the concept of Strength of Materials.

However, in continuation with the subject and the topic of Strength of Materials, here is an article dedicated specifically on the books that are recommended for the subject.

(a)Strength of Materials I by Dr. Sandhu Singh S:

Strength of Materials 1

About the Book: the book “Strength of Materials” by Singh S is in its first edition and written and published in the year 2012, by the publishing house “Khanna Book Publishing”. The book is in the English language and comes in the Paper Back Version.

The author is an eminent person belonging form the field of Engineering. The author has explained several concepts and fundamentals in great depth and gravity. The book also contains several problems together with solutions.

The book has been considered to be a comprehensive text for the students  of mechanical Engineering. It contains many newer additions also, all from the latest developments that have taken place during the recent years.

Availability of the Book: the book can be easily purchased online, there are many reputed online shopping websites such as the Amazon.in  and the Flipkart where they are available. If one is sceptical about online shopping, then you could make the Physical Purchase by visiting your local book store.

(b)Strength of Materials 16/e by S Ramamrutham:

Strength of Materials 16e

About the Book: the book “Strength of Materials by S Ramamrutham” is in its first Edition and was written and published in the year 2011. It has been published by Dhanpat Rai Publishing Company, the entire book is in the English language and comes in the Paper back Edition.

The book has been considered to be a comprehensive textbook on the subject of Strength of Materials and has been written keeping in mind exclusively for the students of Mechanical Engineering. The book also deals with all the aspects of Strength of Materials.

All the topics in the book have been dealt in a very simple and lucid manner, another noteworthy feature of the book is its clear and easy language. Besides the above said , the book also caters to the needs of the students of the A.M.I.E diploma and degree examinations.

The book also contains some chapters that have exclusive coverage on topics such as Stresses in Beams, Shear Forces and Bending Movements, Masonry Dams and Retaining Walls. All these chapters have been explained in grave detail and gravity.

Availability of the Book: the book can be easily purchased online, there are many reputed online shopping websites such as the Amazon.in  and the Flipkart where they are available. If one is sceptical about online shopping, then you could make the Physical Purchase by visiting your local book store.

(c)Strength of Material by R.S. Khurmi:

Strength of Materials by R.S. Khurmi

About the Book: the book Strength of Material by R.S.Khurmi is written and published in the year 2006, the book has been published by a renowed book publishing house “S. Chand Publications”. The textbook comes in the English Language and comprises of about 900 pages.

The author R.S. Khurmi is an Engineer who has started and begun his career by working as an Engineer with the Punjab Irrigation Department, Government of Punjab. The author had always a passion for writing and has started writing books on Engineering, from a very early age of 26.

The author has written many eminent books on the subject of Strength of Materials and also has been positioned and accorded with the no 1 rank by the UNESCO. The author R.S. Khurmi  has many other titles to his list of authored books such as Principles of Electronic Devices, Mechanical Engineering , a textbook on Hydraulics and textbook on Applied Mechanics.

Availability of the Book: the book can be easily purchased online, there are many reputed online shopping websites such as the Amazon.in  and the Flipkart where they are available. If one is sceptical about online shopping, then you could make the Physical Purchase by visiting your local book store.

(d)A Textbook on Strength of Materials by Dr. R.K. Bansal:

A Textbook on Strength of Materials

About the Book: the book “A Textbook on Strength of Materials by Dr. R.K. Bansal” is in the fourth edition and was written and published in the year 2012. The textbook is written in English Language and comprises of about 1200 pages.

The textbook is considered to be a comprehensive one for the topic and the subject of Strength of Materials. The book contains about 25 chapters and ever since its first edition, it has been constantly revised and updated for all the recent change and developments that have taken in the field of Engineering.

Another noteworthy feature of this textbook is its clear and lucid language in which it has been written, the book has been specifically written keeping in mind the clear understanding about the basics concepts and fundamentals of The Strength of Materials.

The book also contains several examples and illustrations, both that are solved and that are recommend for the purpose of solving numericals for practice. The book has also proved very useful for all those candidates and students who are opting to appear for their post graduate programs.

Availability of the Book: : the book can be easily purchased online, there are many reputed online shopping websites such as the Amazon.in  and the Flipkart where they are available. If one is sceptical about online shopping, then you could make the Physical Purchase by visiting your local book store.

(e)Strength of Materials, Vol 1: Elementary Theory and Problems by S. Timoshenko:

Strength of Materials Vol 1

About the Book: the book “Strength of Materials, by S. Timoshenko” is in its third edition and this was written and published in the year 2004. The book is written in the English Language and comprises of about 300 pages.

The book has been written in a very clear and lucid language and is very easily understood because of its simplicity. It contains several examples and numerical for the purpose of practising, there are several new chapters also which have been included keeping in mind the recent development that have taken place in the field of Engineering.

The book also has in depth description of some chapters such as “Bending of Beams” in a plane and “Bending of curved bars”. Also as already mentioned above the book has incorporated several new concepts and principles that have recently emerged in the stream of Mechanical Engineering.

Availability of the Book: the book can be easily purchased online, there are many reputed online shopping websites such as the Amazon.in  and the Flipkart where they are available. If one is sceptical about online shopping, then you could make the Physical Purchase by visiting your local book store.

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