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Stephen H. Crandall

Born: Dec 2, 1920

Death: Jan 1, 2013

Profession: Engineer

Nationality: United States

Stephen H. Crandall

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1920
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2013

Stephen Harry Crandall was a professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He earned his master's degree in engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey and his Ph.D. from MIT. He joined the MIT faculty in 1946 and taught dynamics and strength of materials until his retirement in 1991. He was a prolific author of texts in solid mechanics, numerical methods, and random vibration. His mentor at MIT was J. P. Den Hartog. He was awarded the Timoshenko Medal in 1990 "in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics." He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1993.


  • Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

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  • Stephen Crandall
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