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News from our Corporate Member Quantum Design

Rental Imaging Cameras now available

Training dates in Belgium

We are excited to introduce new EU locations in Belgium in 2023, for our Level 1 Seminars and Exams

Airbus sponsors YSA

We are very proud to announce the BSSM's Young Stress Analyst Competition will be sponsored by our corporate member Airbus UK

Exhibition of Experimental Mechanics - EMex22

The premier UK exhibition for manufacturers and suppliers of strain measurement and stress analysis equipment. 7 September 2022 St Anne's, Oxford University, UK

NEW Special Conference Session

"Next generation of mechanical tests based on richer test contents, full-field measurements and inverse identification to reduce testing times and improve constitutive modelling.” presented by Professor Fabrice Pierron

Early Careers

The BSSM offer exciting opportunities for early career practitioners through a variety of events and resources

Training & Certification FAQs

If you are interested in attending our training and certification courses here are some essential F&Qs 

New dates announced for Training and Certification - COVID-secure

New dates in September now available for Stress Analysis and Load Measurement Course, Level 2 Exam and Seminar 

About the BSSM

A non-profit making scientific, educational and promotional organisation advancing knowledge of strain measurement, stress analysis and Experimental Mechanics

The Future of Experimental Mechanics open debate

Plenary session held during the BSSM's 15th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics - virtual event on 9th September 2021 Panel: Prof Ole Thybo Thomsen, Prof Fabrice Pierron, Prof Johan Hoefnagels and Prof Genevieve Langsdon.

Ask the Experts

If you have a specific question about strain measurement, a particular technique or application area, or want to find out which of the BSSM corporate members might be able to help


The BSSM holds events throughout the year including workshops, training courses, examinations, exhibitions and conferences. Our events provide numerous opportunities for personal development through learning, gaining qualifications and experience as well as networking within our community 


The BSSM Archive is now open access. Explore conference papers and presentations from workshops on a wide range of topics 

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