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Strength of Materials by R.S. Khurmi provides an in depth study of the strengths of various construction materials and also their respective behaviors under different types of strains and stresses. It was published by S. Chand in the year 2006.
The book can be extremely useful for students studying constructional engineering and also for aspiring candidates and professionals appearing in related job-recruitment exams. Apart from explaining all the principal strains and stresses those are most likely to affect construction materials at the beginning, the book also provides an in-depth analysis of deflection of beams and cantilevers by using different methods like conjugate beam method and moment area method. All important facets imperative to the topic are covered by this book in a meticulous manner making it easier for the candidates to think, comprehend and grasp the various nuances.
About the Author
R.S Khurmi started his career as an engineer in the Punjab Irrigation Department and started writing books at the age of 26 when he shifted to Delhi. He has been recognised by the UNESCO as the number one author of engineering books in the continent of Asia. Apart from Strength of materials, he has also written a number of other books like Principles of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Mechanical Engineering, A Textbook of Hydraulics and A Textbook of Applied Mechanics.
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