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Introduction To Aerospace Structural Analysis Paperback: 507 pages

Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (February 20, 1985)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0471888397

ISBN-13: 978-0471888390

Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 1.2 x 9.6 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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This book is still being used by several universities teaching an Aerospace Structures class for aerospace engineers. This book is really a continuation of a mechanics of materials course, but much, much more focused on the pure math. The number of equations the author goes through to finally get to another equation is very unnecessary for your undergraduate engineering class, and can result in much confusion. There are a few examples in the book to help show practical applications, but not near enough to help students develop a full understanding of the materials. I really didn't feel the book helped me understand the material much at all, I used several different online resources that were able to explain the same concepts in a much more simple way.A mathmatician would appreciate this book much more than an engineer. Having all the math proofs isn't bad, but the book desperately needs more examples and a complete rehaul of the explaination of the material. It hasn't been updated since 1985.But if you are here wondering if the paperback version is the same as the hardback, it is. Buy the paperback and you will probably save at least $50.

Great book! Lacks in explaining all of the technical jargon.

Got this for my class and it was exacty what I wanted.

I had classmates who splurged and bought the most recent edition of this book and they wished that they had not because I did not miss out on anything. The only difference is the practice problems.

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