By Bruno A. Boley (auth.), Prof. D. E. Beskos, Prof. F. Ziegler (eds.)
On December 2-5, 1991, a Symposium on Thermal Stresses, Dynamics and balance honoring Professor Bruno A. Boley at the get together of his sixty fifth birthday was once held in Atlanta, Georgia in the course of the iciness Annual assembly of the yankee Society of Mechanical Engineers. The papers provided throughout the Symposium by way of a few of Professor Boley's former scholars and associates hide these parts of utilized mechanics the place such a lot of his contributions were remodeled the years. those papers were written in tribute to Professor Boley's special clinical occupation and out of real affection and admire for him. the current quantity comprises these Symposium papers that belong to the components of Dynamics and balance and represent contemporary advances within the box. a distinct factor of the magazine of Thermal Stresses has been reserved for ebook of the Symposium papers on Thermal Stresses, less than the editorship of Professor R. B. Hetnarski. the current quantity starts off with a biographical caricature and bibliography of Professor Boley, in addition to a listing of his doctoral scholars. 13 papers on dynamics and balance persist with. the 1st 4 papers care for wave propagation and vibration reports in solids and constructions. the following papers examine wave propagation in fluids, whereas the 7th paper is anxious with the dynamic reaction of random media. papers facing structural vibrations displaying instability and one facing dynamic buckling delamination are awarded subsequent. The final 3 papers are fascinated by instability in solids and structures.