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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. Content:• Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents • Introduction 1. The Strength of Materials in the Seventeenth Century 2. Elastic Curves 3. Strength of Materials in the Eighteenth Century 4. Strength of Materials between 1800 and 1833 5. The Beginning of the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity 6. Strength of Materials between 1833 and 1867 7. Strength of Materials in the Evolution of Railway Engineering 8. The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity between 1833 and 1867 9. Strength of Materials in the Period 1867-1900 10. Theory of Structures in the Period 1867-1900 11. Theory of Elasticity between 1867 and 1900 12. Progress in Strength of Materials during the Twentieth Century 13. Theory of Elasticity during the Period 1900-1950 14. Theory of Structures during the Period 1900-1950 Name Index Subject Index
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Tymoshenko (Ukrainian: Тимошенко) or Timoshenko (Russian: Тимошенко) is a surname of Ukrainian origin.
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