MECHANICAL ENGINEERING BOOKS

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COMPRESSION MEMBERS
Compression Members & Column Buckling Budynas.R , Nisbett.K . (2008) . Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. 8th edition.  McGraw-Hill , pp. 173 - 185 - Compression Members-General
- Long Columns with Central Loading
- Intermediate-Length Columns with Central Loading
- Columns with Eccentric Loading
- Struts or Short Compression Members
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CONTACT MECHANICS
Hertzian Contact Stress Calculations Budynas.R , Nisbett.K . (2008) . Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. 8th edition.  McGraw-Hill , pp. 117 - 120 - Contact Stresses
- Spherical Contact
- Cylindrical Contact
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Hertzian Contact Stress Calculations

 Contact Calculations of Sphere in Circular Race
Pilkey W.D. (2004) . Formulas for Stress, Strain, and Structural Matrices . 2nd edition.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , Chapter 9 - Hertzian Contact Stresses
- Contact Fatigue
- Rolling Contact
- Non-Hertzian Contact Stress
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Hertzian Contact Stress Calculations

 Contact Calculations of Sphere in Circular Race
Boresi A.P. , Schmidt R.J. (2003). Advanced Mechanics of Materials . 6th edition.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chapter 17 - The problem of Determining Contact Stresses
- Geometry of the Contact Surface
- Expressions for Principal Stresses
-Method of Computing Contact Stresses
- Deflection of Bodies in Point Contact
- Stress for Two Bodies in Line Contact
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FASTENERS & SCREW THREAD CALCULATORS
Fasteners

Screw Thread
Oberg.E , Jones.D.J., Holbrook L.H, Ryffel H.H., (2012) . Machinery's Handbook . 29th edition.  Industrial Press Inc. , pp. 1507 - 2121 - Torque and Tension in Fasteners
- Inch Threaded Fasteners
- Metric Threaded Fasteners
- Machine Screws and Nuts
- Unified Screw Threads
- Metric Screw Threads
- ACME Screw Threads
- Buttress Screw Threads
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LIMITS, FITS AND TOLERANCES
Limits, fits and tolerances calculator (ISO system)

ANSI standard limits and fits calculator
Oberg.E , Jones.D.J., Holbrook L.H, Ryffel H.H., (2012) . Machinery's Handbook . 29th edition.  Industrial Press Inc. , pp. 608-753 - Allowances and Tolerances for Fits
- Measuring, Instruments, and Inspection Methods
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INTERFERENCE FIT
Interference (press & shrink) fit calculator Slocum, A. H., Precision Machine Design, © 1995, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Dearborn, MI. (first published by Prentice Hall in 1992), pp 384-393 - Interference Joints
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MECHANICAL SPRINGS
Mechanical Springs Budynas.R , Nisbett.K . (2008) . Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. 8th edition.  McGraw-Hill , pp. 499 - 547 - Stresses in Helical Springs
- Deflection of Helical Springs
- Compression Springs
- Stability
- Spring Materials
- Helical Compression Spring Design for Static Service
- Critical Frequency of Helical Springs
- Fatigue Loading of Helical Compression Springs
- Extension Springs
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POWER SCREW CALCULATIONS 
Power Screw torque and efficiency calculations for general purpose Acme threads Budynas.R , Nisbett.K . (2008) . Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. 8th edition.  McGraw-Hill , pp. 403-411 - The Mechanics of Power Screws
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Collins J.A., Busby H.R., Staab G.H. (2010) . Mechanical Design of Machine Elements and Machines. 2nd edition. John Wiley & Sons , pp. 462-481 - Uses and Characteristics of Power Screws
- Potential Failure Modes
- Materials
- Power Screw Torque and Efficiency
- Suggested Power Screw Design Procedure
- Critical Points and Thread Stresses
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Rothbart H. A. (1985), Mechanical Design and Systems Handbook , 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill , Chapter 16 - Threads
- Square Threads
- Forces
- Friction
- Differential and Compound Screws
- Friction
- Efficiency
- Design Considerations
- Rolling-Element Bearing Power Screws
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STRESS/STRAIN ANALYSIS
Stress/Strain Analysis Beer.F.P. , Johnston.E.R. (1992). Mechanics of Materials, 2nd edition. McGraw-Hill , pp. 339 - 400 - Transformation of Plane Stress
- Principal Stresses; Maximum Shearing Stress
- Mohr's Circle for Plane Stress
- Application of Mohr's Circle to the 3D Analysis of Stress
- Yield Criteria for Ductile Materials under Plane Stress
- Stresses in Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels
- Transformation of Plain Strain
- Measurements of Strain; Strain Rosette Review
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STRESS CONCENTRATION FACTORS CALCULATORS
Stress concentration factors calculators Pilkey W.D. (2004) . Formulas for Stress, Strain, and Structural Matrices . 2nd edition.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , Chapter 6 - Stress Concentration Factors
- Effective Stress Concentration Factors
- Designing to Minimize Stress Concentration
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Stress concentration factors calculators Young, W. C., Budynas, R. G.(2002). Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain.7nd Edition McGraw-Hill, Chapter 17 - Static Stress and Strain Concentration Factors
- Stress Concentration Reduction Methods
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STRUCTURAL BEAM DEFLECTION AND STRESS CALCULATORS
Structural Beam Deflection and Stress Calculators Young, W. C., Budynas, R. G.(2002). Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain.7nd Edition McGraw-Hill, Chapter 8 - Straight Beams (Common Case) Elastically Stressed
- Composite Beams and Bimetallic Strips
- Three-Moment Equation
- Rigid Frames
- Beams on Elastic Foundations
- Deformation due to the Elasticity of Fixed Supports
- Beams under Simultaneous Axial and Transverse Loading
- Beams of Variable Section
- Slotted Beams
- Beams of Relatively Great Depth
- Beams of Relatively Great Width
- Beams with Wide Flanges
- Beams with Very Thin Webs
- Beams Not Loaded in Plane of Symmetry
- Straight Uniform Beams (Common Case)
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TORSION OF SHAFTS
Torsion of solid and hollow shafts Budynas.R , Nisbett.K . (2008) . Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design. 8th edition.  McGraw-Hill , pp. 95-105 - Torsion
- Closed Thin-Walled Tubes
- Open Thin-Walled Sections
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