P. Delgada/Portugal


6th International Conference on


(Ponta Delgada/Azores, 26-30 July 2015)




Main Topics


Keynote Speakers


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, one line interval from title above

Authors affiliation:               Size 10, left alignment, two lines interval from ABSTRACT heading 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 15 December, 2014  9 January, 2015. 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 M2D'2015 during the event.

The organizing committee will 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.



  Full-Paper Submission  

Authors of accepted Abstracts are kindly invited to submit full versions of their papers, for publication in a CD-ROM complementary to the Book of Abstracts. The format is the same used for the extended Abstracts, but now there is no limit for the number of pages. Please see a sample of full paper  HERE , and use it as a template.

Please place the four digit reference of your paper on the top left corner of first page (XXXX). This reference was generated when you first submitted the extended Abstract.

Please use the same TITLE and AUTHORS as in the Approved Abstract.

Please include some keywords immediately after the Abstract.


Full versions of papers must be submitted before the deadline of 15 March 2015  31 March 2015.  Please use our online submission of Full-papers in MS-WORD files available from:




  Journal Publication of Selected Papers  

Extended versions of ALL papers will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, (edited by S. A. Meguid and published by Springer). Requirements will be provided at a later stage.

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