Noted for its practical, student friendly approach to graduate level mechanics, this volume is considered one of the top references for students or professioals on the subject of elasticity and stress in construction The author presents many examples and applications to review and support several foundational concepts Theadvanced concepts in elasticity and stress are analyzed and introduced gradually, accompanied by evenexamples and engineering applications in addition to numerous illustrationsChapter problems are carefully arranged from the basic to thechallenging The author covers computer methods, including FEA and computational equation solving software, and, in many cases, classical and numerical computer approaches