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Does a good job of teaching the fundamentals. I wish it did more to incorporate shear and moment diagrams though. I understand this might be usually covered in statics, but it goes with the content covered in mechanics (strength) of materials I think...and my statics book did not cover it well enough.
I had to get this book for my Mechanics class as required for the homework and for reference. I'm not going to say I absolutely love the book (its hard to justify paying so much for a textbook) but I will say its one of the better textbooks I've owned. Overall its not an easy read and you need to have both a good conceptual and technical background.
This textbook didn't help me learn solid mechanics very well. The material is presented in ways which aren't very clear and lack corresponding real-world examples. I found myself more frustrated and googling information instead. I would recommend Hibbeler's textbook of the same name instead, honestly.
The book is nicely arranged for the first time you read through it, but good luck finding what you are looking for later on. Since the questions are randomly throughout the book, makes finding sections next to impossible.