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Mechanics of materials

Mechanics of materials is a field of study at the boundary of two disciplines, Applied mechanics and Materials Science and Engineering, focussing on relations between the mechanical behavior of materials and their microstructures.



Major topics

See also


  • J.E. Gordon, "The New Science of Strong Materials", Princeton, 1984.
  • M.F. Ashby, "Materials Selection in Design", Pergamon, 1992.
  • A.H. Cottrell, "Mechanical Properties of Matter", Wiley, New York, 1964.
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