15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto

22-27 July 2012



Welcome Address


Main Topics


Keynote Speakers

Abstract Submission

Full Paper Submission

Journal Publication

Key Dates

Conference Venue


Scientific Program

Technical Exhibition

Social Program

Travel & Hotels



Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit extended Abstracts of two full pages (in English), in the following format:


Paper Size:                           A4, single column

Margins:                                 Top page 3,0 cm; Bottom 2,5 cm, Left & Right 2,5 cm

Font and line spacing:        Times New Roman; single space

First 3 lines:                          Should be left blank, size 10, reserved for the editors

Title:                                       Begins at the 4th line, capital letters, size 14, bold, left alignment

Authors Names:                  Size 10, left alignment, two lines interval from title above

Authors affiliation:               Size 10, left alignment, two lines interval from text below

Main Text:                             Size 12, full justification, 6 pt space after paragraph, no indentation

Headings:                             Capital letters, size 12, bold, one line interval from text above

Legends (Figs & Tables):  Size 10, one line interval from text above and below

References:                        References to cited literature should be identified in the text with author(s) name(s) and year of publication (ex: Mascarenhas, 1997).  Full citations should be grouped at the end of the paper and in alphabetical order of first author’s name. Always give inclusive page numbers for references to journal articles and a page range for books.  Each reference must be cited in the text.


A sample abstract is available for download at:

which can also be used as template.


Extended Abstract must be submitted before the deadline of 31 December, 2011. Facilities for online submission of Abstracts in MS-WORD files are available from:

All submissions will be peer-reviewed based on originality, technical quality and presentation, and those accepted will appear in a book which will be made available to delegates of ICEM15 during the event.


The organizing committee intends to submit the conference proceedings to Thomson Reuters for evaluation, achieving the status of CPCI (Conference Proceeding Citation Index) from Web of Science® database. The CPCI, accessed via Web of Science, helps researchers access the published papers from the most significant conferences and symposia worldwide. This resource offers a complete view of conference proceedings and their impact on global research, letting researchers use cited reference searching to track emerging ideas and new research lines.




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