Theory of Isotropic/Orthotropic Elasticity: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Theory of Isotropic/Orthotropic Elasticity

1st Edition

By K. Bhaskar, T.K. Varadan

CRC Press

300 pages

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Hardback: 9781439812754
pub: 2009-09-25
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This text provides a complete introduction to the theory of elasticity as applied to isotropic, orthotropic, and laminated structures. Taking an application-oriented approach, the authors clearly emphasize the need for rigorous analysis and illustrate its utility for a variety of problems. The simultaneous treatment of comparable isotropic and orthotropic problems enables readers to easily visualize the changes in structural behavior due to material orthotropy. Suitable as a textbook for graduate students in engineering, the book is also an invaluable self-study aid for practicing engineers.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction and Mathematical Framework. Plane Problems in Cartesian Coordinates. Plane Problems in Polar Coordinates. Torsion of Noncircular Sections. Some Other Problems of Interest. Appendix. Index.

About the Authors

K. Bhaskar and T.K. Varadan are professors in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General