Reference numberEC/1954/15
TitlePippard, Alfred John Sutton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationProfessor of Civil Engineering in the University of London, at Imperial College. Distinguished as teacher of Civil Engineering, and for theoretical and experimental contributions to the theory of structures. Has published over sixty original papers dealing with scientific and technical aspects of this subject in relation to aircraft, general civil engineering and ships, including (1) A series of experimental studies of the elastic behaviour of tubular braced frameworks (Phil.Mag.). (2) A series of analytical and experimental studies of the stresses in wheels (Phil.Mag.) (3) A series of experimental and analytical studies of the behaviour of the voussoir arch. Examples of other papers are: "An experimental method for the solution of plane stress problems." (Proc.Roy.Soc.) "Some problems presented by Cable Bracing" (Inst.C.E.). "Experiments on the plastic failure of cylindrical shells" (Inst.C.E.). Author of following books: "Strain energy methods of stress analysis"; "Aeroplane Structures" (with J.L. Pritchard); "Analysis of Engineering Structures" (with J.F. Baker); "The experimental study of structures".
ProposersFrom personal knowledge. W L Bragg; F E Simon; B Bleaney; K Mendelssohn; E C Bullard; J F Allen; R E Peierls; N F Mott; H Frohlich; G P Thomson; P M S Blackett
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Pippard, Alfred John Sutton: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5992Pippard; Alfred John Sutton (1891 - 1969)1891 - 1969
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