NSFD: engineering essays on structures & materials
This book is an introduction to the world of structures & materials. It is aimed at students and professionals of industrial design, mechanical engineering, and related fields. Included are statics, strength, and stiffness, spaceframes and lightweight design, smart materials and future materials, costs and investments, and two surprising case studies. Lavishly illustrated and written in a uniquely engaging style, “NSFD” is a must-have handbook for all designers and engineers.