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Title: Celebrating 75 Years of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and the Study of Dynamic Behavior of Materials

Abstract

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM). In 1943 the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis (SESA), the forbearer of SEM was born out of a meeting of the Eastern Photoelastic Conference [1]. While the 1943 meeting was formally the Seventeenth Semi-Annual Eastern Photoelastic Conference and Experimental Stress Symposium, the Conference Executive Committee included numerous luminaries leading the much broader field of Experimental Mechanics including William M. Murray, Thomas J. Dolan, Miklos Hetenyi, Charles Lipson, Raymond D. Mindlin, Elmer K. Timby, F. G. Switzer, and E. O. Waters. Murray, Hetenyi and Lipson proposed that a dues-paying organization be formed with a focus beyond any one particular technique. Along with R. D. Mindlin, they formed the organizing group for the new society and went on to serve as the first four presidents. Lipson worked for the Engineering Institute of the Chrysler Corporation which hosted the conference and funded the Conference Proceedings that became Volume 1 Number 1 of the SESA Proceedings.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Programs (DP) (NA-10)
OSTI Identifier:
1463504
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-22207
Journal ID: ISSN 2199-7446
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 4; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2199-7446
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Brown, E. N. Celebrating 75 Years of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and the Study of Dynamic Behavior of Materials. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/s40870-018-0146-6.
Brown, E. N. Celebrating 75 Years of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and the Study of Dynamic Behavior of Materials. United States. doi:10.1007/s40870-018-0146-6.
Brown, E. N. Wed . "Celebrating 75 Years of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and the Study of Dynamic Behavior of Materials". United States. doi:10.1007/s40870-018-0146-6. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1463504.
@article{osti_1463504,
title = {Celebrating 75 Years of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and the Study of Dynamic Behavior of Materials},
author = {Brown, E. N.},
abstractNote = {This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM). In 1943 the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis (SESA), the forbearer of SEM was born out of a meeting of the Eastern Photoelastic Conference [1]. While the 1943 meeting was formally the Seventeenth Semi-Annual Eastern Photoelastic Conference and Experimental Stress Symposium, the Conference Executive Committee included numerous luminaries leading the much broader field of Experimental Mechanics including William M. Murray, Thomas J. Dolan, Miklos Hetenyi, Charles Lipson, Raymond D. Mindlin, Elmer K. Timby, F. G. Switzer, and E. O. Waters. Murray, Hetenyi and Lipson proposed that a dues-paying organization be formed with a focus beyond any one particular technique. Along with R. D. Mindlin, they formed the organizing group for the new society and went on to serve as the first four presidents. Lipson worked for the Engineering Institute of the Chrysler Corporation which hosted the conference and funded the Conference Proceedings that became Volume 1 Number 1 of the SESA Proceedings.},
doi = {10.1007/s40870-018-0146-6},
journal = {Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials},
number = 1,
volume = 4,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}

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