Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Learning System , 5th Edition

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Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Learning System, 5th Edition

By Timothy A. Philpot and Jeffery S. Thomas

$69  USD | $89  CAN

Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Learning System provides a unique approach with an emphasis on helping students develop the visualization skills that are critical to understanding these concepts, while thoroughly covering all the basics. This course features seamless integration throughout with Timothy Philpot’s MecMovies, an award-winning suite of animations and tutorials that keep students engaged at a high level.

New WileyPLUS for Mechanics of Materials gives instructors the freedom and flexibility to tailor content and easily manage their course. New Reserve Problems have been added for this edition to provide a fresh bank of questions, only available once assigned.

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MecMovies provides extensive hands-on practice and feedback to students as they become familiar with a wide variety of concepts and applications, from stress and strain to bending, torsion, transverse shear, and combined loads. The animations, tutorials, and examples within MecMovies have been proven to increase students’ performance, visualization skills, and confidence level in solving problems

Foundations Module

Foundations Module

Just-in-time support on key pre-requisite topics, the Foundations module provides adaptive practice on key topics in mathematics and physics

Practice Questions

Videos demonstrate for students problem-solving techniques.

Student Practice Modules allow students to practice on their own with:

  • Approximately 100 Check Your Understanding questions.
  • Approximately 100 automatically-graded problems and the ability to check their work with certified step-by-step solutions (text or video format)

Timothy A. Philpot, Ph.D.

Timothy A. Philpot, Ph.D., P.E., is associate professor of structural engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is the developer of the award-winning MecMovies and recipient of numerous awards for teaching and courseware development.

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Jeffery S. Thomas

Jeffery S. Thomas is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He managed the Materials Testing Laboratory at Missouri S&T for eighteen years, where he performed mechanical characterization and design for numerous companies and research groups. He also organized experiments for forty courses and fifteen student design teams and gave demonstrations to thousands of high school and middle school students.

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  1. Stress
  2. Strain
  3. Mechanical Properties of Materials
  4. Design Concepts
  5. Axial Deformation
  6. Torsion
  7. Equilibrium of Beams
  8. Bending
  9. Shear Stress in Beams
  10. Beam Deflections
  11. Statically Indeterminate Beams
  12. Stress Transformations
  13. Strain Transformations
  14. Pressure Vessels
  15. Combined Loads
  16. Columns
  17. Energy Methods
  • Appendix A: Geometric Properties of an Area
  • Appendix B: Geometric Properties of Structural Steel Shapes
  • Appendix C: Table of Beam Slopes and Deflections
  • Appendix D: Average Properties of Selected Materials
  • Appendix E: Fundamental Mechanics of Materials Equations
  • Index