Mechanics of materials, also called strength of materials, is a subject which deals with the behavior of solid objects subject to stresses and strains. The complete theory began with the consideration of the behavior of one and two dimensional members of structures, whose states of stress can be approximated as two dimensional, and was then generalized to three dimensions to develop a more complete theory of the elastic and plastic behavior of materials.

## Applied Strength of Materials – Robert L. Mott – 4th Edition

For undergraduate, introductory-level courses in Strength of Materials or Mechanics of Materials, in departments of Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering…