Dr. Jack Vinson

H. Fletcher Brown Professor Emeritus
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Delaware
310 Spencer Lab
Newark, DE 19716

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Executive Summary

Ph.D. Engineering Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, 1961

Post Graduate Course in Theory of Structures, Cambridge University

B.M.E. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1952

Kansas City Junior College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1947

Key Publications

Vinson, J.R., Structural Mechanics: The Behavior of Plates and Shells, Wiley Interscience John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1974

Vinson, J.R. and Chou, T-W., Composite Materials and Their Use in Structures, Applied Science Publishers, Ltd. London, 1975

Vinson, J.R. and Sierakowski, R.L., The Behavior of Structures Composed of Composite Materials, Martinus-Nijhoff, Inc. (now Kluwer Academic Publishers), Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1986 1st Printing-1986, 2nd Printing - 1986, 3rd Printing - 1987, 4th Printing - 1989 Tranlsated into Japanese 1988, Translated into Russian 1990.

Vinson, J.R., The Behavior of Thin Walled Structures: Beams, Plates and Shells, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1989

Vinson, J.R., The Behavior of Shells Composed of Isotropic and Composite Materials. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1992

Vinson, J.R., The Behavior of Sandwich Structures of Isotropic and Composite Materials, Technomic Publishing Company, Inc., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1999

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