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7th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics - Call for Abstracts: deadline 25 October

The 7th International Conference in the series will take place once again at Les Diablerets, in Switzerland on 14-18 September 2014.

It organised by the European Structural Integrity Society - Technical Committee 4 on Fracture Mechanics related to Polymers, Polymeric Composites and Adhesives. To submit your abtract, go to http://www.esistc4conference.com/submit-abstract.html

ICMoBT 2013 - New Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30 June 2013

5th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues (ICMoBT 2013) - Sitges, Spain 8-12 December 2013. To submit your papers, go to www.mechanicsofbiomaterials.com

ICMoBT 2013 - Keynote Speakers announced

We are pleased to announce the following speakers:
• Julio M.  Fernández, Columbia University, USA
• Guy Genin, WUSTL, USA (bone-tendon mechanics, brain injury)
• Morteza Gharib, California Institute of Technology, USA
• Stanislav N. Gorb, Zoological Institute of the University of Kiel, Germany
• Eduardo Saiz Gutierrez, Imperial College, UK (surfaces and ceramics)
• Jamie Kruzic, Oregon State University, USA (biomaterials, interfaces)
• Christine Ortiz, MIT, USA (bioinspired materials & structures, armor)

7th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives (ESISTC4 2014)- First Announcement

The 7th International Confeence on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives will take place from 14-18 September 2014, Eurotel Victoria, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

We are inviting papers in the areas reflecting the current and future of TC4: Polymers, Application of fracture mechanics, Adhesives, composites.

Abscract submission page now open. For more information, go to http://www.esistc4conference.com 

 

'Getting your paper noticed' - Watch our latest training webcast

At Elsevier, we are committed to supporting authors and reviewers. We have developed several series of freely-available, bite-sized training webcasts containing some useful tips and tricks on a range of valuable topics.

http://www.elsevier.com/authors/publishing-connect-training-webcasts

WOM 2013 - check out the updated program

10 days to go before the conference starts. Check out the latest program from the conference website http://www.wearofmaterialsconference.com and don't forget to register if you are planning to attend.

Special Tutorial during WOM 2013: Fundamentals of Wear and Wear Testing

Taught by invited experts led by Professor Ian Hutchings, this popular half-day overview will be held on Sunday afternoon before the WOM 2013 conference Portland, Oregon, 14-18 April 2013.

The content is intended to help delegates who are new to the subject, or would like to refresh their background knowledge, and the lecturers aim to cover the general principles of wear and tribological testing. Printed notes will be provided for delegates.

The course outline includes:

ICMoBT 2013 - First Announcement and Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference on the Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues (ICMoBT 2013) will take place in Sitges, Spain 8-12 December 2013.

Abstract submission now open! Deadline 31 May 2013

For more information about topics, commitee, keynote speakers, commercial opportunities, and to submit your abstract, visit the website www.mechanicsofbiomaterials.com

 

Building and Environment: Virtual Special Issue on CFD simulation of micro-scale pollutant dispersion in the built environment

The full articles selected for this Virtual Special Issue are freely available until 28 May 2013, from the Journal Homepage

Research highlights:
• Outdoor air quality is one of the major environmental problems today
• Micro-scale pollutant dispersion covers the building scale and the meteorological micro-scale
• Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is increasingly used for micro-scale dispersion studies

WOM 2013 - Provisional program now available

The provisional program for WOM 2013 (14-18 April 2013) is now available at www.wearofmaterialsconference.com

Special tutorial session: Fundamentals of Wear and Wear Testing
Taught by invited experts led by Professor Ian Hutchings, this popular half-day overview will be held on Sunday afternoon before the conference. For more information, go to http://www.wearofmaterialsconference.com/tutorial-session.html

WOM 2013 - 2 months to go

The 19th International Conference on Wear of Materials, (Portland, Oregon, USA , 14-18 April 2013) offers Poster Presenters the option to take part in the new (free) app: Poster in my Pocket.

For more information abouth this new app, and the conference, go to http://www.wearofmaterialsconference.com

Distinguished Lecture on Materials Physics of Faults in Rapid Shear and Consequences for Earthquake Dynamics

Presented by Prof. James Rice Mallinckrodt and sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory

Prof. James Rice Mallinckrodt, Professor of Engineering Sciences and Geophysics
Harvard University
April 2, 2013

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Guttenberg Information Technology Center 1100
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

Free webinar on Geosynthetics on January 22

An Overview of Geosynthetics and Their Major Applications.  Free webinar organised by the ISSMGE and hosted by Jean-Louis Briaud.

For more information, go to http://www.journals.elsevier.com/geotextiles-and-geomembranes/journal-news/free-webinar-on-geosynthetics-on-january-22/

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Sustainable Cities and Society Special Issue on GCREEDER 2011 now available!

The 3rd Global Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Desert Regions (GCREEDER 2011), supported by the Energy Center of the University of Jordan, Jordan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Scientific Research Fund) and the Jordan Engineers Association (JEA),  was held in Amman, Jordan, April 26-28, 2011. 

First article of new Open Access Journal Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis available on ScienceDirect

Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis is now officially launched with its first papers now awailable  on Science Direct: Cracking of underground welded steel pipes caused by HAZ sensitization

An opportunity for postdoctoral scholars

Postdoc Free Access Program
For scholars who recently received their PhD’s and currently do not have a research position, we are pleased to offer unlimited complimentary access to all our journals and books on ScienceDirect, for up to 6 months. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/postdocfreeaccess

WOM 2013 - Keynote Speakers Announced

Wom 2013 keynote speakers and their topics have been announced:

Dr Ali Erdemir
Argonne National Laboratories, USA
Innovative surface engineering strategies for mitigating wear of materials under extreme conditions

Dr Michael Moseler
FhG-IWM Freiburg, Germany
Atomistic understanding of wear in carbon tribomaterials

Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis - New Journal welcoming submissions!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new journal in the field of mechanical engineering, Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis. This journal provides a forum for the rapid publication of short, structured Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis and related Short Communications and will provide an essential compendium of case studies for practitioners in the field of engineering failure analysis and others who are interested in the ways in which components fail.

12-year-old Devises New Model for Earthquake Prediction

Young scientist Suganth Kannan presents his mathematical model at the International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis in The Hague, July 2012.

To read more, go to http://elsevierconnect.com/12035/

Special Issue on 'Mechanics of Liquid and Solid Foams' freely available online!

This Special Issue of the International Journal of Solids and Structures includes sixteen articles presented at the international symposium: Mechanics of Liquid and Solid Foams. The symposium was organized under the auspices of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (http://www.iutam.net) and was held at the University of Texas at Austin in May 8-13, 2011. The papers deal with various aspects of mechanical behavior of cellular materials and foams in particular, and represent the state of the art in the field.

Elsevier's Authors' update 3rd Issue now available!

In this 3rd issue of Elsevier's Authors' Update, we're bringing you top tips to develop your career, and tools to help you publish ethically. We've also got the latest news from the UN-sponsored programme Research4Life and a new report on the challenges facing US research universities.  To access it, go to http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/authorsupdate

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