Iutam: A Short History by Peter EberhardIutam: A Short History by Peter Eberhard

Iutam: A Short History

byPeter EberhardEditorStephen Juhasz

Paperback | July 27, 2016

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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.

Title:Iutam: A Short HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:242 pagesPublished:July 27, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319310615

ISBN - 13:9783319310619


Table of Contents

Preface.- What is Mechanics.- Current Solid Mechanics Research.- Current Research in Fluid Mechanics.- About the Early International Congresses of Applied Mechanics.- Post World War II Activities: From Paris to Lyngby.- Turn of the Century Activities: From Grenoble to Montreal.- Congresses.- Symposia.- General Assemblies.- Reports and Further References.- Appendices.- IUTAM-ICTAM Photos.