While writing the book,we have continuously kept in mind the examination requirments of the students preparing for U.P.S.C.(Engg. Services)and A.M.I.E.(I)examinations.In order to make this volume more useful for them,complete solutions of their examination papers up to 1975 have also been included.Every care has been taken to make this treatise as self-explanatory as possible.The subject matter has been amply illustrated by incorporating a good number of solved,unsolved and well graded examples of almost every variety.
The present edition of this book is in S.I. Units To Make the book really useful at all levels,a number of articles as well as sloved and unsolved examples have been added.The mistake,which had crept in,have been eliminated.Three new chapters of Thick Cylindrical and Spherical shells,Bending of Curved Bars and Mechanical Properties of Materials have also been added.
The present multicolor edition has been throughly revised and brought up-to-date.Multicolor pictures have been added to enhance the content value and to give the students an idea of what he will be dealing in reality,and to bridge the gap between theory and practice.this book ahs already been include in the 'suggested reading'for the A.M.I.E.(India)examinations.
Two new chapters on eneral Themodynamic Relations and Variable Specific Heat have been Added.The mistake which had crept in have been elinimated.we wish to express our sincere thanks to numerous professors and students,both at home and abroad,for sending their valuable suggestions and also for recommending the book to their students and friends.
The Multicolr Edition Has Been thoroughly revised and brought up-to-date.Multicolor pictures have been added to enhance the content value and to give the students and idea of what he will be dealing in relity,and to bridge the gap between theory and Practice.
I feel elevated in presenting the New edition of this standard treatise.The favourable reception,which the previous edition and reprints of this book have enjoyed,is a matter of great satisfaction for me.I wish to express my sincere thanks to numerous professors and students for their valuable suggestions and recommending the patronise this standard treatise in the future also.
The present edition of this book has been throughly revised and a lot of useful material has been added to improve its quality and use.It also contains lot of pictures and colored diagrams for better and quick understanding as well as grasping the subject matter.