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.

  1. Additive Manufacturing – polymer and metal additive manufacturing

  2. Advanced Manufacturing

  3. Biomechanics, Biomaterials and Biomedical engineering

  4. Cellular Materials – polymeric and metallic foams, etc

  5. Composite Materials - polymer composites, metal matrix composites, nanocomposites, biocomposites, sandwich structures.

  6. Computational Materials Design – quantum modelling, atomic and molecular modelling

  7. Computational Methods – Finite element methods, mesh-free methods, finite difference methods, etc.

  8. Dynamic Behaviour - wave propagation, metamaterials, impact.

  9. Experimental Techniques

  10. Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance, etc.

  11. Geomaterials and Geopolymers

  12. Hierarchical Multi-scale Materials - auxetic materials, meta-materials

  13. High-strength Alloys – steel, aluminium, titanium, etc.

  14. Impact Behaviour of Materials - high and low speed impacts

  15. Lightweight Alloys and Structures

  16. Material Characterisation Techniques

  17. Material Joining – fasteners, bonded joints, welding, etc.

  18. Material Processing – forging, extrusion, rolling, drawing, casting, etc.

  19. Mechanical Behaviour and Constitutive Models

  20. Multiphysics Modelling of Materials and Structures

  21. Multiscale computational methods for composite materials

  22. Multiscale Modelling of Materials and Structures

  23. Nano and Micro Mechanics

  24. Nuclear Materials - materials for fission and fusion

  25. Optimisation of Structures and Materials – topology, shape and sizing optimisation

  26. Plasticity – theoretical, computational and experimental plasticity

  27. Rock Mechanics and Geomechanics

  28. Thermal Behaviour and Properties Of Materials - High temperature materials, energy storage materials, phase change materials

  29. 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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