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Article Type: Conference announcement From: International Journal of Structural Integrity, Volume 2, Issue 4
1st International Conference of the International Journal of Structural Integrity www.fe.up.pt/ijsi-2012
Dates: June 25-28, 2012.
Location: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
Motivation and topics
The International Journal of Structural Integrity (IJSI) was launched in 2010 and is published in partnership with the European aeronautics science network (EASN). IJSI aims at a broad coverage of structural integrity issues, including material characterizations from the fracture and fatigue points to view, numerical modelling of those phenomena in materials and real structures, failure analysis methodologies and structural integrity evaluation criteria. The journal provides a forum for the key players in this broad area of science and technology, as universities, research institutes, manufacturing industry, legislative bodies and government agencies, SMEs, consultancy and maintenance companies.
The conference aims at being a forum for discussion of current trends of research in structural integrity, in aeronautics and space, but also in other sectors of engineering where structural integrity is a key concern.
The conference topics are aligned with the IJSI coverage, and include but are not limited to:
Advances in fracture analysis.
Coating technology and structural performance.
Design and structural assessment of metallic and composite structures.
Durability of electronic materials.
Durability of metallic and composite structures.
Environmental effects and structural performance.
Evaluation of joining technologies.
Examination of computational codes for stress analysis and damage tolerance.
Nanomechanics and nanomaterials.
Probabilistic approach to damage tolerance.
Structural health monitoring.
Structural performance evaluation of metals, composites, hybrids and polymers.
Surface engineering and structural performance.
Call for papers and submission dates
Submission of abstracts: November 15, 2011 (to be submitted online).
Notification of acceptance: January 5, 2012.
Deadline for early registration: January 31, 2012 at: www.fe.up.pt/ijsi-2012
Submission of full-papers: March 15, 2012.
Conference: June 25-28, 2012.
Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the IJSI.
Claudio Dalle Donne, EADS Innovation Works, Germany
Dr Dalle Donne is currently the International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue (ICAF) National Delegate for Germany, and member of the editorial board of the IJSI.
Jerzy Komorowski, Director General of the NRC Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council Canada
Jerzy Komorowski is Canadian National Delegate to the ICAF, a member of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute, and represents Canada at the NATO Research and Technology Organization Board and at the Aerospace Engineering Group of The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP).
Chris Rodopoulos, Monash University, Australia
Chris Rodopoulos is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Structural Integrity, and the author of more than 120 papers and four books. Since 2002, he has led the Interest Group Surface Engineering Treatments with the European Aeronautics Science Network.
Paulo M S T de Castro, FEUP, Chairman of Organizing Committee
Chris Rodopoulos, Monash University, Australia, and IJSI Editor-in-Chief.
Fernanda Fonseca, FEUP.
Lucas F.M. da Silva, FEUP.
Paulo M S T de Castro, FEUP, Chairman of Organizing Committee.
Pedro Moreira, INEGI.
Pedro P Camanho, FEUP.
Fernanda Fonseca, IJSI-2012 Int. Conf. Secretariat, Att., Prof. Paulo M. S. T. de Castro, Faculdade de Engenharia, Rua Dr Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto. Tel.: +351 22 508 1716. Fax: +351 22 508 1445. E-mail: email@example.com
For more information please see the conference web site at: www.fe.up.pt/ijsi-2012