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International Congress on Applied Mechanics

Nature volume 113, pages 802803 (31 May 1924) | Download Citation



THE International Congress on Applied Mechanics, held at Delft during the last week of April, was an extremely successful gathering of about two hundred scientific men drawn from all parts of Europe and America for the discussion of papers covering a wide range of subjects, which may be roughly classified as dealing with the theory of elasticity and recent researches in plasticity, hydrodynamics, and aerodynamics. It was mainly due to the energy and organising ability of the chairman, Prof. Biezeno, and secretary, Prof. Burgers, that the meeting was such a pronounced success.

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