Springer Handbook of Experimental Solid Mechanics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0387308776
  • ISBN-13: 9780387308777
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1096 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Documents both the traditional techniques as well as the new methods for experimental studies of materials, components, and structures. Includes information on biological materials, MEMS and NEMS, nanoindentation, digital photomechanics, photoacoustic characterization, and atomic force microscopy in experimental solid mechanics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to Handbook on Experimental Stress Analysis.
Preface to the Handbook on Experimental Mechanics, First Edition.
Preface to the Handbook on Experimental Mechanics, Second Edition.
About the Editor.
List of Authors.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Solid Mechanics Topics.
2: Analytical Mechanics of Solids.
3: Materials Science for the Experimental Mechanist.
4: Mechanics of Polymers: Viscoelasticity.
5: Composite Materials.
6: Fracture Mechanics.
7: Active Materials.
8: Biological Soft Tissues.
9: Electrochemomechanics of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites.
10: A Brief Introduction to MEMS and NEMS.
11: Hybrid Methods.
12: Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data.
13: Contact Methods.
14: Bonded Electrical Resistance Strain Gages.
15: Extensometers.
16: Optical Fiber Strain Gages.
17: Residual Stress.
18: Nanoindentation: Localized Probes of Mechanical Behavior of Materials.
19: Atomic Force Microscopy in Solid Mechanics.
20: Noncontact Methods.
21: Basics of Optics.
22: Digital Image Processing for Optical Metrology.
23: Digital Image Correlation for Shape and Deformation Measurements.
24: Geometric Moiré.
25: Moiré Interferometry.
26: Speckle Methods.
27: Holography.
28: Photoelasticity.
29: Thermoelastic Stress Analysis.
30: Photoacoustic Characterization of Materials.
31: X-Ray Stress Analysis.
32: Applications.
33: Optical Methods.
34: Mechanical Testing at the Micro/Nanoscale.
35: Experimental Methods in Biological Tissue Testing.
36: Implantable Biomedical Devices and Biologically Inspired Materials.
37: High Rates and Impact Experiments.
38: Delamination Mechanics.
39: Structural Testing Applications.
40: Electronic Packaging Applications.
About the Authors.
Detailed Contents.
Subject Index.