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Celebrating 75 years of excellence

News from Quantum Design

Contactless and Non-Destructive Stress Analysis with Thermography
19 May 2021

About the BSSM

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


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 

News from Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer UK

Simplify and accelerate strain measurement on printed circuit boards with HBK's PCB Test Kit

News from Vishay Precision Group

Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, announces the release of its Model 700B welder unit -- a portable, lightweight instrument ideal for installing weldable strain gauges and temperature sensors to metallic surfaces in difficult industrial and outdoor field environments.


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

PGEM Winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of the BSSM's PGEM Conference which recently took place online. First prize was awarded to Mateusz Kopec 2nd prize to Bemin Sheen and 3rd prize to Alex Hamilton

Early Careers

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

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