Dr. Warner T. Koiter
1914-1997
Dr. Warner T. Koiter Foreign Member
Professor Emeritus of Stiffness, Strength and Stability of Structures, Delft University of Technology
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  • 1977
  • Mechanical
  • Aerospace
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  • 1977
  • Mechanical
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY JOHN W. HUTCHINSON

WARNER TJARDUS KOITER, the world’s leading expert on elastic stability theory and shell theory, died at the age of 83 on September 2, 1997.

He was born in Amsterdam on June 16, 1914, and grew up in the eastern region ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to solid mechanics, stability theory, aircraft safety, and aeronautics.