16 May 1947
Vol 105, Issue 2733

About The Cover

Stephen P. Timoshenko, professor emeritus of theoretical and applied mechanics at Stanford University, who was awarded the James Watt International Medal by the Council of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers of Great Britain on April 26. As a feature of the award ceremonies, Dr. Timoshenko delivered a series of lectures to the Institution on ``Stress Concentration and Fatigue Failures.'' Dr. Timoshenko and the late Henry Ford are the only American recipients of the medal.