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By C. R. Calladine (auth.), H. R. Drew, S. Pellegrino (eds.)

This Festschrift marks the retirement of Professor Chris Calladine, FRS after forty two years at the educating employees of the dep. of Engineering, collage of Cambridge. It features a sequence of papers contributed through his former scholars, colleagues, and acquaintances. Chris Calladine's examine has ranged very greatly around the box of struc­ tural mechanics, with a specific concentrate on the plastic deformation of solids and constructions, and the behaviour of thin-shell constructions. His insightful books on Engineering Plasticity and conception of Shell constructions were preferred through many generations of scholars at Cambridge and somewhere else. His clinical contri­ bution outdoor engineering, in molecular constructions, is a minimum of as major, and he's exact between engineers in having co-authored a publication on DNA. additionally, he has been keenly attracted to the examine of many scholars and associates, and on many events his fast snatch and actual perception have helped a scholar, and occasionally a colleague, locate the nub of the matter with no pointless attempt. some of the papers contained during this quantity gratefully recognize this beneficiant contribution. We thank Professor G. M. l. Gladwell for examining via the entire contri­ butions, Mrs R. Baxter and Mrs o. Constantinides for assist in getting ready this quantity, Godfrey Argent Studio for permission to breed Calladine's por­ trait for the Royal Society, and Dr A. Schouwenburg -from Kluwer- for his information. Horace R. Drew Sergio Pellegrino ix CHRIS CALLADINE a few options ON study c. R.

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