Arthur Leissa

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Arthur W. Leissa is an American scientist specializing in the vibrations and dynamics of continuous systems fields.

Education[edit]

Arthur Leissa went to the Ohio State University as an undergraduate, earning bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering in 1954. He worked for a year in industry before returning to Ohio State for doctoral studies. He completed his Ph.D. in 1958, and remained at Ohio State as a faculty member. At the time of his promotion to full professor in 1964, he was the youngest full professor at the university.[1]

Leissa became president of the American Academy of Mechanics for 1987–88. He was elected as a Fellow of ASME in 1983. He was editor-in-chief of Applied Mechanics Reviews from 1993[1] to 2008.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Vibration of Plates, NASA, 1969
  • Vibration of Shells, NASA, 1973
  • "The free vibration of rectangular plates", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 31 (3): 257–293, December 1973, doi:10.1016/s0022-460x(73)80371-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Noor, A. K. (June 2003), "Arthur Leissa—a biographical sketch", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 263 (5): 963–964, doi:10.1016/s0022-460x(03)00267-0