ICSID 2017

ESIS Summer School

Dubrovnik, Croatia, August 14 - 18, 2017

Scientific Program

Conference topics:

  • Models, criteria and methods in fracture mechanics
  • Fatigue and fracture simulation and testing at all length scales
  • Structural integrity assessment
  • Durability and life extension of structures and components
  • Low, medium and high cycle fatigue
  • Finite elements methods and their application
  • Damage mechanics and models
  • Microstructure scale computational modeling
  • Macro scale fatigue prognosis techniques
  • Multiscale materials modeling
  • Mixed-mode and multiaxial fatigue and fracture
  • Cyclic deformation and crack initiation
  • Residual stress effects
  • Fretting fatigue and wear
  • Fatigue crack path prediction
  • Fatigue and fracture of weldments, welded components, joints and adhesives
  • Fracture and failure criteria
  • Analytical Models
  • Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics
  • Corrosion, environmentally enhanced degradation and cracking, corrosion fatigue
  • Fracture and damage of cementitious materials
  • Fatigue and fracture of polymers, elastomers, composites and biomaterials
  • Reliability and integrity of engineering structures
  • Failure of nanomaterials and nanostructures
  • Failure investigation and analysis
  • Non-destructive evaluation (NDE)
  • Advanced testing and evaluation techniques
  • Surface treatment and failure resistance improvement
  • Databases, expert systems and software
  • Applications to components and structures

Mini-symposia and Special Sessions on proposed topics