History of Strength of Materials

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This excellent historical survey of the strength of materials features many references to the theories of elasticity and structure. Based on an extensive series of lectures, it explores the early roots of the discipline from the great monuments and pyramids of ancient Egypt to the temples and fortifications of the Greeks and Romans. 245 figures.

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The father of modern engineering mechanics, Stephen Timoshenko (1868–1972) taught for decades at Stanford University. His seminal engineering texts remain in wide use.

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