It is with great sadness that we have just learned of the death of Nguyen Quoc Son, a professor emeritus and researcher at Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Vietnam Journal of Mechanics, at the age of 77.
About the Journal
VIETNAM JOURNAL OF MECHANICS (ISSN 0866-7136)
Nguyen Tien Khiem
Institute of Mechanics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Tran Van Lien
National University of Civil Engineering, Hanoi, Vietnam
Focus and Scope
Vietnam Journal of Mechanics is a peer-review journal and published quarterly in English by Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and Vietnam Association of Mechanics.
Vietnam Journal of Mechanics publishes original research papers on the fundamental aspects of Mechanics such as Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Multi-body Mechanics, Mechanics of Particles and Systems and also on the other branches of Applied Mechanics. Novel theoretical and computational contributions are welcome. Vietnam Journal of Mechanics especially encourages papers on Experimental Mechanics and that are related to new aspects of Mechanics.
The papers will be published as Invited Papers, Original Research and Short Communications. The Invited Papers are prepared on the invitation of the Editorial Board.
The journal original started in 1979 and was named in Vietnamese “Tạp chí Cơ học” which means “Journal of Mechanics.” In 1998 the journal name was translated into English to “Vietnam Journal of Mechanics”, and this name has not been changed since 1998.