TOPICS OF INTEREST
The topics of ICM-13 range from nano- to macro-mechanics of materials including metals, composites, ceramics, computational mechanics, dynamics, material processing, manufacturing, optimisation, biomechanics. The scope of materials of interest includes both industrial materials, e.g., metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics, composites, biomaterials, and advanced materials under development or used in particular applications.
Additive Manufacturing – polymer and metal additive manufacturing
Biomechanics, Biomaterials and Biomedical engineering
Cellular Materials – polymeric and metallic foams, etc
Composite Materials - polymer composites, metal matrix composites, nanocomposites, biocomposites, sandwich structures.
Computational Materials Design – quantum modelling, atomic and molecular modelling
Computational Methods – Finite element methods, mesh-free methods, finite difference methods, etc.
Dynamic Behaviour - wave propagation, metamaterials, impact.
Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance, etc.
Geomaterials and Geopolymers
Hierarchical Multi-scale Materials - auxetic materials, meta-materials
High-strength Alloys – steel, aluminium, titanium, etc.
Impact Behaviour of Materials - high and low speed impacts
Lightweight Alloys and Structures
Material Characterisation Techniques
Material Joining – fasteners, bonded joints, welding, etc.
Material Processing – forging, extrusion, rolling, drawing, casting, etc.
Mechanical Behaviour and Constitutive Models
Multiphysics Modelling of Materials and Structures
Multiscale computational methods for composite materials
Multiscale Modelling of Materials and Structures
Nano and Micro Mechanics
Nuclear Materials - materials for fission and fusion
Optimisation of Structures and Materials – topology, shape and sizing optimisation
Plasticity – theoretical, computational and experimental plasticity
Rock Mechanics and Geomechanics
Thermal Behaviour and Properties Of Materials - High temperature materials, energy storage materials, phase change materials
The merits and computational feasibility of applying the various algorithms for problems in fluid mechanics and mechanics of material
Mini Symposium Topics
MS1: Meta-materials for Vibration Control (by Bishakh Bhattacharya)
MS2: Computational solution algorithms for problems in fluid mechanics and mechanics of material (by Mike Mikalajunas)
MS3: Mechano-chemical Degradation Analysis of Industrial Materials (by Hideo Miura)
MS4: Fracture and fracture control of pipelines: Design, construction and operation (by Su Xu and Mimoun Elboujdaini)
MS5: Advances in soft materials design: theory, experiments and simulations (by S. Succi and G. Pontrelli)
MS6: Innovations in the application of materials in blast and impact damage mitigation (by Damith Mohotti)
MS7: Performance of novel structures/materials under extreme loads (by Abdallah Ghazlan)
We invite you submit an abstract and subsequently a full paper. The full papers will be peer-reviewed by two expert reviewers including members of the National Scientific and Local Organising Committees
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