International Member
Dr. John F. Knott
1938-2017
Dr. John F. Knott
International Member
Retired Professor of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham
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  • 2003
  • Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 2003
  • Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 2003
  • Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT O. RITCHIE AND JAMES R. RICE

JOHN FREDERICK KNOTT, a leading light in understanding of the mechanics and mechanisms of fracture, with particular application to gas turbine engines and nuclear power, died October 5, 2017, at the age of 78. ...

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Election Citation
For advancing our understanding of the mechanisms and microstructure of fracture and fracture mechanics with application to the failure of engineering alloys and structures.