Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

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Timoshenko, Stepan Prokofievitch

  • Isaac ElishakoffEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-53605-6_353-2
Stephan Prokopovych Timoshenko was born in the village Shpotovka in the Chernigov Governorate on December 23, 1878, in Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire. At every turn, good fortune has found its way to Stephen Timoshenko. The blessings started before his birth. His father was a serf. The nobleman and the landowner fell in love with Timoshenko’s aunt, his father’s sister, and then married her. As a result, Timoshenko’s father became part of the land owner’s family, rather than spending his life in serfdom, or near slavery.
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  1. 1.Department of Ocean and Mechanical EngineeringFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

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  • Holm Altenbach
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  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany