Recommended Texts
There is no required text for this course. Most of these books cost
an absolute fortune. I have many text books in my office and will be happy to
lend them out. Here are a few decent ones. If I were to require a text, it
would probably be one of the first two.
Title 
Author 
Advanced Mechanics of Materials, AddisonWesley, 1998 
W.B. Bickford. 
Structures, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, 2001. 
D.L. Schodek 
Introduction to
Solid Mechanics Prentice Hall,
2001. 
I.H. Shames and J.M. Pitarres 
Structural Analysis, Fourth Ed., 1999 
R.C. Hibbeler 
Structural Analysis, PWSKent, 1993 
A. Kassimali 
Analysis and Behavior of Structures, PrenticeHall, 1996 
E.C. Rossow 
Structural Analysis, 2nd. Ed., PrenticeHall, 1990 (out
of print) 
A. Chajes 
Elementary Theory of Structures, PrenticeHall, 1995 
Y.Y. Hsieh and S.T. Mau 
Introductory Structural Analysis, PrenticeHall, 1984 
C.K. Wang and C. Salmon 

