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Progress in Shock and Vibration Technology Over 80 Symposia

  • Henry C. Pusey
Conference paper
Part of the Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series book series (CPSEMS)

Abstract

The Shock and Vibration Symposia were chartered by the Navy in 1946. The Department of Defense has been a principal sponsor of this series of unique conferences since September 1949. This paper provides a brief history of the development of these symposia as they evolved over more than sixty years. The critical technology discussed in these symposia is an important mechanism for the interchange of technical information related to dynamic loads on structures, equipment and people. Progress in shock and vibration technology over eighty symposia is highlighted in selected areas. The paper will also discuss how the symposia continued without interruption even during transition from a DOD in-house information analysis center to an IAC operated by a contractor.

Keywords

Technical Information Naval Research Laboratory Random Vibration Vibration Technology Definable Benefit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SAVIAC Manager of Technical ServicesWinchesterUSA

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