Conference Chairmen

: Pedro P. Camanho
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

: Carlos G. Dávila
NASA Langley Research Center, U.S.A.

: Silvestre T. Pinho
Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London, U.K.

: Joris Remmers
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Conference Topics

The proposed thematic sessions are the following:

: CT01 - Continuum Damage Mechanics
: CT02 - Fracture Mechanics
: CT03 - Micromechanics
: CT04 - Multi-scale modelling
: CT05 - Fatigue
: CT06 - Cohesive-zone and partition of unity models
: CT07 - Simulation of manufacturing processes
: CT08 - Optimization
: CT09 - Model identification
: CT10 - Nanocomposites
: CT11 - Woven and non-crimp fabrics
: CT12 - Glare and hybrid laminates
: CT13 - Other

Objectives & Proceedings

: To present the state-of-the-art in the field of analysis models for the mechanical response of advanced composite materials.

: To encourage discussion and to contribute to new developments in this field.

: A book entitled 'Mechanical Response of Composites' with the papers from the three invited speakers and with a selection of the twelve top papers presented in the conference will be published by Springer in the ECCOMAS book series.