Tension and Compression in Bars

  • Dietmar Gross
  • Jörg Schröder
  • Javier Bonet
  • Werner Hauger
  • Wolfgang A. Wall
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Abstract

In this textbook about the Mechanics of Materials we investigate the stressing and the deformations of elastic structures subject to applied loads. In the first chapter we will restrict ourselves to the simplest structural members, namely, bars under tension or compression.

Keywords

Normal Force Compatibility Condition Determinate System Kinematic Relation Arbitrary Cross Section 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Gross
    • 1
  • Jörg Schröder
    • 2
  • Javier Bonet
    • 3
  • Werner Hauger
    • 4
  • Wolfgang A. Wall
    • 5
  1. 1.Division of Solid MechanicsTU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Institute of MechanicsUniversität Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany
  3. 3.School of Engineering Swansea UniversitySwanseaUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.TU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  5. 5.Institute for Computational MechanicsTU MünchenGarchingGermany

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