I recorded the short videos below to help with questions that I imagined might arise for users like yourself. If you would prefer to view the written version, here is a transcript of the questions and answers in the videos. I hope you find the videos and transcripts useful.
In the first video, I introduce myself and describe why I am creating this website.
Next, I provide a short explanation of where mechanics of materials fits into the engineering world:
Here I discuss the relevance of mechanics of materials to everyday life:
Then I share the philosophy that underlies my work in writing text books:
I explain the differences between the Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced. The first two are already available, and I am working on the third.
Finally, I outline the timeline for the development of this site.