Conference Theme

  • Advanced Techniques – in Fatigue, Durability and Fracture Studies
  • Life Prediction methodologies for Structural Metals, Alloys, Polymer, Composites & Engineering Materials
  • Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue
  • Creep and Creep Fatigue Interaction
  • Weld Fatigue Evaluation
  • Vibrational Fatigue Evaluation
  • Prediction of Cycles for Crack initiation & location
  • Reliability assessment
  • Fatigue of welds
  • Virtual prototyping and virtual testing
  • Fatigue damage accumulation in cyclic loading situation
  • Life assessment and extension strategies
  • Damage tolerance procedure
  • Effect of residual stresses on durability
  • Calculation of stress intensity factors, critical crack size
  • Effect of multi-site damage
  • Mean time between failure (MTBF)
  • Fatigue Modelling and Simulation
  • Life Prediction Methodology, Software Development
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Prognostics
  • Variable Amplitude Loads, Multiaxial & Mixed Mode Fatigue
  • 3D non-planar crack propagation
  • Fatigue Life Enhancement Techniques
  • Cyclic Deformation and Crack Initiation
  • Ageing aircraft