About the book
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS is a textbook designed and written to suit the undergraduate students of Engineering and diploma. The book contains 10 Chapters elucidating basics of stresses and strains, internal forces, stresses in beams and the deflection of beams, circular shafts, long columns and cylindrical and spherical shells. In addition, the strain energy stored in different structures and the theories of elastic failure are dealt with.
The book is written in perspective of students as well as instructors. The students can refer this text book and understand by themselves and gain confidence. Hence it is a hand tool for the students.