Continuum Mechanics for Engineers

4th Edition

G. Thomas Mase, Ronald E. Smelser, Jenn Stroud Rossmann

CRC Press
May 12, 2020 Forthcoming
Textbook - 456 Pages - 88 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482238686 - CAT# K23238
Series: Applied and Computational Mechanics

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A bestselling textbook in its first three editions, Continuum Mechanics for Engineers, Fourth Edition provides engineering students with a complete, concise, and accessible introduction to advanced engineering mechanics. It provides information that is useful in emerging engineering areas, such as micro-mechanics and biomechanics. Through a mastery of this volume’s contents and additional rigorous finite element training, readers will develop the mechanics foundation necessary to skillfully use modern, advanced design tools.


  • Provides a basic, understandable approach to the concepts, mathematics, and engineering applications of continuum mechanics
  • Updated throughout, and adds a new chapter on plasticity
  • Features an expanded coverage of fluids
  • Includes numerous all new end-of-chapter problems

With an abundance of worked examples and chapter problems, it carefully explains necessary mathematics and presents numerous illustrations, giving students and practicing professionals an excellent self-study guide to enhance their skills.


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