Call for Abstracts
Abstract submission deadline 31 March 2024
18th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics - University of Liverpool
3 – 5 September 2024
Opportunity to contribute to textbook chapter
Edited by Prof. Vadim Silberschmidt for the 4th edition of Mechanics of Materials
4 September 2024
The premier UK exhibition for manufacturers and suppliers of strain measurement and stress analysis equipment
Submission deadline 5 April 2024
Gain valuable early career experience as a conference delegate and the opportunity to network and advance your career in a more relaxed environment
National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington, London, UK
Message from our Chair
Read our Chair's message to BSSM members highlighting our many successful activities in 2023 and looking forward to our plans for 2024
New format announced for Young Stress Analyst Competition
New entry requirements for this prestigious early career event
Training & Certification
Check all available dates in 2024 for Training & Certification including Stress Analysis and Load Measurement Courses and Strain Analysis using Resistance Strain Gauges Courses
The BSSM Certification scheme now includes a Pre-Wired Strain Gauge Installation Certificate
By popular demand, BSSM have extended their current world recognized certification scheme with the addition of a new Level 1 qualification for engineers and technicians involved in the installation of pre-wired strain gauges.
Training & Certification FAQs
If you are interested in attending our training and certification courses here are some essential FAQs.
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 offer exciting opportunities for early career practitioners through a variety of events and resources
The BSSM Archive is now open access. Explore conference papers and presentations from workshops on a wide range of topics
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
View the recording of this Plenary session which was held during the BSSM's 15th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics - Panel: Prof Ole Thybo Thomsen, Prof Fabrice Pierron, Prof Johan Hoefnagels and Prof Genevieve Langsdon.