This book is commonly considered as the Bible in Solid Mechanics It is highly recommended for ones, who is doing research and or teaching related to elastic solids, stress, deformation, etc beyond 1D treatment Normally, textbooks in elasticity after Timoshenko commonly used his solutions and formulations Timoskenko s other classic books on Theory of Elastic Stability and Theory of Elastic Plates and Shells are also highly recommended if you are doing specific elastic members above. No issues Be aware that this is the Indian edition and it a super cheap copy Mine was sold to me as being New but was clearly used and had damage to front and back covers as well as spine If what you want is a cheap used copy, then this is fine. Basically the most important text on the subject Must for all mechanical and structural engineering students Helped me in my graduate course Para echar un vistazo a este libro, es necesario habilitar JavaScript en el navegador m s informaci n