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, Addison-Wesley, 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, PWS-Kent, 1993 A. Kassimali
Analysis and Behavior of Structures, Prentice-Hall, 1996 E.C. Rossow
Structural Analysis, 2nd. Ed., Prentice-Hall, 1990 (out of print) A. Chajes
Elementary Theory of Structures, Prentice-Hall, 1995 Y.Y. Hsieh and S.T. Mau
Introductory Structural Analysis, Prentice-Hall, 1984 C.K. Wang and C. Salmon