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## ES 240 (Fall 2007) Computer Assignment

Sun, 2007-11-04 17:13 - Nanshu LuThis computer assignment is due Friday, Nov. 16, 2007

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## ABAQUS Tutorial for ES 240

Thu, 2007-11-01 14:49 - Nanshu Lu
Please download and read the following materials.

1-1 ABAQUS tutorial for ES 240.pdf

1-2 Learning ABAQUS.pdf

1-3 CAE Example.pdf

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## ES 240 (Fall 2007) Lecture Notes - Principle of virtual work and FEM

Mon, 2007-10-29 11:44 - Nanshu LuES 240 notes for Principle of virtual work and FEM. Please see attached.

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## A E Love -Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity

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## Stress and Strain: Basic Concepts of Continuum Mechanics for Geologists

Fri, 2007-10-26 11:35 - Eric KiserThis book begins by describing real life examples of mechanical states of different materials. The book next discusses stress. This discussion includes force, mohr circles, tensor components of stress, and stress fields. Next strain is discussed. This ranges from measuring deformation to tensor components of infinite and finite strain. The book concludes by outlining different material behaviors. These include Hookean behavior and Newtonian behavior. This last section also discusses energy consumed in deformation.

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## HW 15

Fri, 2007-10-26 09:23 - Yuhang HuTitle: Theory of Plates and Shells

Author: Stephen P. Tomoshenko and S. Woinowsky-Krieger

Contents:

Chapter 1: Bending of long rectangular plates to a cylindrical surface .

Chapter 2: Pure bending of plates.

Chapter 3: Symmetrical bending of circular plates

Chapter 4: Small deflections of laterally loaded plates

Chapter 5: Simply supported rectangular plates

Chapter 6: Rectangular plates with various edge conditions

Chapter 7: Continuous rectangular plates

Chapter 8: Plates on elastic foundation

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## ES 240 (Fall 2007) Homework 22-25

Thu, 2007-10-25 14:36 - Nanshu LuThis problem set is due on Nov.2, 2007.

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## 15. Recommend a textbook that you think will help students in this course

Wed, 2007-10-24 22:13 - mingguoTheory of Elasticity by Landau and Lifshitz.

http://www.amazon.com/Theory-Elasticity-Third-Theoretical-Physics/dp/075062633X

content:

1 fundamental equations

2 the equilibrium of rods and plates

3 elastic waves

4 dislocations

5 thermal conduction and viscosity in solids

6 mechanics of liquid crystals

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## ES 240 - Sun Min Jung Q15

Wed, 2007-10-24 20:51 - Sun Min JungIf I were to recommend one textbook that will help students in this course it would obviously be the "Theory of Elasticity" by Timoshenko and Goodier. But you could have found that out by simply looking at the course syllabus, so I will also recommend the following books that are helpful in other areas of the course: "Mathematical Phyiscs" by Kusse and Westwig, "Mechanics of Materials" by Beer and Johnson, and "Advanced Engineering Mathematics" by Greenberg.

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## Elasticity: Tensor, Dyadic and Engineering Approaches by P.C. Chou and N. J. Pagano

Wed, 2007-10-24 19:56 - Andrew Seagraves
There are a few helpful reviews of this book on amazon. Here is the link to that page:

Elasticity-Tensor-Dyadic-Engineering-Approaches

http://www.amazon.com/Elasticity-Tensor-Dyadic-Engineering-Approaches/dp...

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## Mechanics of Materials by F. P Beer, E. R. Johnston, J. T. DeWolf

Wed, 2007-10-24 15:51 - Maria Persson GuldaThe hyperlink for reviews on this book on amazon.com is the following:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/customer-reviews/0073107956/ref=cm_cr_d...

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## Mechanics of Materials by F. Beer, E. R. Johnston, and J. T. DeWolf

Wed, 2007-10-24 14:35 - Christian Wylonis- Read more about Mechanics of Materials by F. Beer, E. R. Johnston, and J. T. DeWolf
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## Crystallography and Crystal Defects by A. Kelly and G. W. Groves

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## Deformable Bodies and Their Material Behavior by HW Haslach and RW Armstrong

Wed, 2007-10-24 14:01 - Nathan ThielenDeformable Bodies and Their Material Behavior by HW Haslach and RW Armstrong is a great reference book for solid mechanics. This text discusses a wide variety of materials, the relationships between applied stresses, displacements and material properties, the mathematical approximations to predict mechanical behaviors, and the practical uses for the theory. The text helps to understand how the theory can be applied to practical problems. The text has many worked examples to common problems.

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## Recommended book to accompany ES 240

Wed, 2007-10-24 13:15 - Sunny WicksI recommend the book

“The Linearized Theory of Elasticity” by William S.

Slaughter

Here is a review of it from Amazon:

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## Solid Mechanics: An Introduction (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications) by J. Ward

Wed, 2007-10-24 08:51 - Stephen Steiner
**Review Online:** http://www.amazon.com/Solid-Mechanics-Introduction-Its-Applications/dp/0792319494

**Outline of Content:**

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## HW 15

Tue, 2007-10-23 10:51 - Lei QiaoI find the book , An Introduction to the mechanics of solids , is very helpful to me.

It is written by Stephen H. Crandall and Thomas Lardner .

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## Homework question 15: Linear Algebra by S. Lipshutz and M Lipson

Mon, 2007-10-22 21:04 - Alex EpsteinAmazon review link:

http://www.amazon.com/Schaums-Outline-Algebra-Seymour-Lipschutz/dp/00713...

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## Foundations of Solid Mechanics by Y. C. Fung

Fri, 2007-10-19 14:51 - John Peter WhitneyHere are the chapter names:

1) Prototypes of the theory of elasticity and viscoelasticity

2) Tensor analysis

3) Stress tensor

4) Analysis of strain

5) Conservation Laws

6) Elastic and plastic behavior of materials

7) Linear elasticity

8) Solutions of problems in elasticity by potentials

9) Two-dimensional problems in elasticity

10) Variational Calculus, energy theorems, saint-venant's principle

11) Hamilton's principle, wave propagation, applications of generalized coordinates

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## ES 240 (Fall 2007) Lecture Notes - Plane Elasticity - Part 2

Thu, 2007-10-18 18:15 - Nanshu LuPart 2 of Plane Elasticity notes. Please see attached.

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## ES 240 (Fall 2007) Homework 19-21

Thu, 2007-10-18 18:14 - Nanshu LuThis Problem Set is due on Friday, Oct. 26.

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## Free vector calc and mechanics text!

Tue, 2007-10-16 22:54 - Adam TrainaINTRODUCTION TO TENSOR CALCULUS and CONTINUUM MECHANICS

John H. Heinbockel

Very clear treatment on tensors and vector calculus, also free online!

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## Stress and Deformation: A handbook on tensors in geology by Gerard Oertel

Tue, 2007-10-16 14:07 - AlisonForsythDespite the title, the book covers very little specifically on geology. It works through stress, strain, and other tensor quantities, but assumes you know little about the math. Fully worked problems make up the bulk of the book following a few introcutory chapters. I've found it a nice review of the math, but haven't fully explored the solution sections. I got the book from Cabot Science Library here at Harvard. I wouldn't recommend buying it on amazon it's not worth the $72, but it is a nice addition to Timoshenko's theory of elasticity.

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## Mechanics of Materials by R.C. Hibbeler

Mon, 2007-10-15 17:05 - bfinio- Amazon.com reviews
- Content (by chapter):
- Stress
- Strain
- Mechanical Properties of Materials
- Axial Load
- Torsion
- Bending
- Transverse Shear
- Combined Loadings
- Stress Transformation
- Strain Transformation
- Design of Beams and Shafts
- Deflections of Beams and Shafts
- Buckling of Columns
- Energy Methods

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## ES 240 student fall 2007

Thu, 2007-10-11 20:38 - mingguoMy undergraduate and master major is engineer mechanics. I have took several courses about this field, like theory of elasticity and mechanics of materials. But my major during master degree is plant bio-mechanics, especially the role of water surface tension and water transport. So I deeply feel that I need to learn solid mechanics again. That is why I choose this course.

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