Contains a valuable source of information for everybody interested in the history of mechanics and especially of IUTAM
Provides extensive data and statistics
Contains photos from all epochs of IUTAM’s history and most of its key players
Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras
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Table of contents (10 chapters)
About this book
This book presents extensive information related to the history of IUTAM. The initial chapters focus on IUTAM’s history and selected organizational aspects. Subsequent chapters provide extensive data and statistics, while the closing section showcases photos from all periods of the Union’s history.
The history of IUTAM, the International Union on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, began at a conference in 1922 in Innsbruck, Austria, where von Kármán put forward the idea of an international congress including the whole domain of applied mechanics. In 1946 IUTAM was then formally launched in Paris/France. IUTAM has since time organized more than 24 world congresses and 380 symposia, representing all fields of mechanics and highlighting advances by prominent international researchers.
The efforts of IUTAM and its about 50 member countries serve to promote the mechanical sciences and the advancement of human society, addressing many key challenges. In this context, IUTAM preserves important traditions while at the same time recognizing new challenges and adapting its structures and processes accordingly.
The first edition of this book was published in 1988. This new book now offers an updated and completely revised edition reflecting the substantial developments in the interim.
- Events organized by IUTAM
- History of IUTAM
- People involved in IUTAM
- Human society
Editors and Affiliations
Institute of Engineering and Computational Mechanics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
San Antonio, USA
Book Title: IUTAM
Book Subtitle: A Short History
Editors: Peter Eberhard, Stephen Juhasz
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
License: CC BY-NC
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-31061-9Published: 27 July 2016
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-80953-3Published: 31 May 2018
eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-31063-3Published: 20 July 2016
Edition Number: 2
Number of Pages: XVI, 242
Number of Illustrations: 18 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour