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History of Strength of Materials - With a Brief Account of the History of Theory of Elasticity and Theory of Structures

By Timoshenko, Stephen P.
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1953
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Dover Publications
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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. The book contains 245 figures. <br>Content:<br>&#149; Front Matter <br>&#149; Preface <br>&#149; Table of Contents <br>&#149; Introduction <br> 1. The Strength of Materials in the Seventeenth Century <br> 2. Elastic Curves <br> 3. Strength of Materials in the Eighteenth Century <br> 4. Strength of Materials between 1800 and 1833 <br> 5. The Beginning of the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity <br> 6. Strength of Materials between 1833 and 1867 <br> 7. Strength of Materials in the Evolution of Railway Engineering <br> 8. The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity between 1833 and 1867 <br> 9. Strength of Materials in the Period 1867-1900 <br> 10. Theory of Structures in the Period 1867-1900 <br> 11. Theory of Elasticity between 1867 and 1900 <br> 12. Progress in Strength of Materials during the Twentieth Century <br> 13. Theory of Elasticity during the Period 1900-1950 <br> 14. Theory of Structures during the Period 1900-1950 <br> Name Index <br> Subject Index <br>

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