In memoriam: Bill Murrell

May 14th, 2020

Tensile structure pioneer Virgil William “Bill” Murrell Jr. passed away May 7, 2020, at his home in Naples, Fla. An engineer, architect and mathematician, Murrell cofounded Fabric Structures Inc. and Murrell Tensile Works. He served on the code committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), devised biaxial testing for fabrics, and wrote computer […]

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