Strength of materials is a basic engineering subject that, along with statics, must be understood by anyone concerned with the strength and physical performance of structures, whether those structures are man-made or natural. At the college level, mechanics of materials is usually taught during the sophomore and junior years. The subject is required for most students majoring in mechanical, structural, civil, biomedical, petroleum, aeronautical, and aerospace engineering.
Strength of Materials by R K Rajput most popular mechanical book and this book is both student as well as teacher friendly. the content of this book is lucid and easy to understand. it contain lots of Numerical Problems both solved and unsolved. so reader can take the maximium advantage and can build strong command in Engineering mechanics as well as Strength of Materials. the author of this book is very popular in almost all field of engineering and he wrote many books in mechanical field
Note – SOM by Rk Rajput is not available due to copyright issue