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Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials

Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials

Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials
By Richard W. Hertzberg, Richard P. Vinci, Jason L. Hertzberg

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Book Description

Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials provides a combined fracture mechanics-materials approach to the fracture of engineering solids with comprehensive treatment and detailed explanations and references, making it the perfect resource for senior and graduate engineering students, and practicing engineers alike.

 The 5th edition includes new end-of-chapter homework problems, examples, illustrations, and a new chapter on products liability and recall addressing the associated social consequences of product failure. The new edition continues to discuss actual failure case histories, and includes new discussion of the fracture behavior and fractography of ceramics, glasses, and composite materials, and a section on natural materials including bone and sea shells.

New co-authors Richard P. Vinci and Jason L. Hertzberg add their talent and expertise to broaden the book's perspective, while maintaining a balance between the continuum mechanics understanding of the failure of solids and the roles of the material's nano- and microstructure as they influence the mechanical properties of materials.

 


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #547922 in Books
  • Published on: 2012-04-17
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.10" h x 1.24" w x 8.21" l, 3.10 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 784 pages

Customer Reviews

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
2Possibly missing pages and content in the international edition relative to the domestic edition
By Douglas Smith
Be wary of purchasing the international edition; I did and there we about 40 pages missing from the book - missing in the sense that I received a book in wonderful condition, no apparent damage anywhere, and the page numbers (and content) simply skip over two blocks of approximately 20 pages. This was a particularly painful realization for me because I needed the first of those two sections for my project.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5recommended specifically by a UCSB materials professor held in high ...
By Amazon Customer
Very high-quality book for anyone interested in getting a little further beyond the basic content taught in most introductory materials/structural materials course, recommended specifically by a UCSB materials professor held in high regard.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Finally, I understand it!
By Forensic Engineer Al
Fracture mechanics in application is simple enough that it can be learned via wikipedia. Understanding it and the physical basis of the derivations - not so easy - but covered well in this great work. Well worth it for an older version.

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