FEMCI is providing the following list of references to assist you in learning about structural analysis, including static, dynamic and finite element analyses. The list is general in nature and is not meant as the final word in books or papers on a particular subject.

A category guide is given at the bottom of the page explaining the letter given in the Comments column. Please contact the webmaster Ryan Simmons with any corrections or additions.

Advanced Mechanics of Materials Robert D. Cook, Warren C. Young Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1985 A,C,G,O
Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures E. F. Bruhn Jacobs Publishing, Indianapolis, IN, 1973 A,C,E,I,K,N,O
Design of Machine Elements M. F. Spotts 6th Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1985 C,E,G,I,K,O
Engineering Formulas Kurt Gieck, Reiner Gieck 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1990 A,B,G,I,L,N,O,P,Q
Engineering Graphics Giesecke, Mitchell, Spencer, Hill, Loving, Dygdon Third Edition, Mcmillan Publishing, New York, 1981 C,J
Engineering Mechanics, Second Vector Edition, Volume I: Statics Higdon, Stiles, Davis, Evces Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1976 N
Engineering Mechanics of Solids Egor P. Popov Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990 C,G,I,O
Failure of Materials in Mechanical Design, Analysis Prediction Prevention Collins, J.A. 1981 A,C,D,E,G,H,I,K,M,O,Q
Formulas for Natural Frequencies and Mode Shape Robert D. Blevins Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar Florida, 1995 G,Q
Fracture & Fatigue Control in Structures, Applications of Fracture Mechanics John M. Barsom, Stanley T. Rolfe Second Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1987 E,G,H
Fundamentals of Mechanical Design Richard M. Phelan Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1970 C,I,K,L,O,Q
General Environmental Verification Specification for STS & ELV (GEVS-SE Rev A) NASA Goddard Space Flight Center June 1996 M
Includes design and testing specifications
Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering Tirupathi R. Chandrupatla, Ashok D. Belegundu Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1991 F
Introduction to the Design and Behavior of Bolted Joints John H. Bickford Third Edition, revised and Expanded; Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, 1995 C,G
Manufacturing Processes B.H. Amstead, Phillip F. Ostwald, Myron L. Begeman Seventh Edition John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1977 C,J,K
Mechanical Vibrations in Spacecraft Design Jaap Wijker, Dutch Space BV Springer Verlag 2004 C,Q
Mechanics of Materials Ferdinand P. Beer, E. Russell Johnston, Jr. Third Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2002 A,C,N,O
MIL-HDBK-5H, Metallic Materials & Elements for Aerospace Vehicle Structures US Dept. of Defense 1998 K
On Structural Fatigue Under Random Loading John W. Miles Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences, pg. 753, November, 1954 E,Q
Physics for Engineering Technology Alexander Joseph, Kalman Pomeranz, Jack Prince, David Sacher Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, 1978 N,Q
Practical Stress Analysis in Engineering Design Alexander Blake Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 1990 C,G,I,N,O
Roark's Formulas for Stress & Strain Warren C. Young Seventh Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 2002 G,O
Often called "Roark and Young"
Schaum's Outlines, Mechanical Vibrations S. Graham Kelly McGraw-Hill, 1996 Q
See all the Schaum's Outlines
Science and Engineering of Materials Donald R. Askeland Prindle, Weber & Schmidt Publishing, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984 K
Spacecraft Structures and Mechanisms Thomas P. Sarafin, editor Microcosm, Inc. & Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995 Most all topics are covered
Stress Concentration Factors R. E. Peterson John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1974 G,O
Theory of Elasticity Goodier Timoshenko Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1987 N,O
Using MSC/NASTRAN - Statics and Dynamics Arturo O. Cifuentes Springer-Verlag, New York, 1989 F,N,Q
Outdated, but examples are explained
Vibration Analysis Robert K. Vierck Second Edition, Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1979 Q
Vibration Analysis for Electronic Equipment Dave S. Steinberg Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2000 O,Q

The following table is provided as a guide to help categorize the references above.

A Buckling Analysis
B Conversions
C Design
D Failure/Safety Analysis
E Fatigue Analysis
F Finite Element Analysis
G Formulas
H Fracture Analysis
I General Mechanical Engineering
J Manufacturing
K Materials
L Mechanisms
M Mission Analysis
N Statics
O Stress
P Thermal Analysis
Q Vibration/Dynamics, Sine, Random and/or Shock

Special thanks to James Maltby for his assistance with this list.
Ryan Simmons