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  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional; 4th edition (1 July 1987)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 512 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0071001352
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0071001359
  • Dimensions : 21.08 x 3.81 x 26.67 cm
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Born in France and educated in France and Switzerland, Ferdinand Beer held an M.S. degree from the Sorbonne and an Sc.D. degree in theoretical mechanics from the University of Geneva. He came to the United States after serving in the French army during the early part of World War II and taught for four years at Williams College in the Williams-MIT joint arts and engineering program. Following his service at Williams College, Beer joined the faculty of Lehigh University, where he taught for thirty-seven years. He held several positions, including the University Distinguished Professors Chair and Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department. In 1995, Beer was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree by Lehigh University.

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2.0 out of 5 stars but it is utterly useless as it uses non SI units of measurement for ...
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1.0 out of 5 stars WORTHLESS without a supplement and good mechanical aptitude
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