ESMC77th European Solid Mechanics Conference


7 September 2009 – 11 September 2009


Lisbon, Portugal


Prof. Jorge Ambrosio
IDMEC Instituto Superior Técnico
Av. Rovisco Pais 1
1049-001 Lisboa


Conference Topics

Continuum Mechanics
General theories; Elasticity; Plasticity; Homogenization & localization; Geomechanics; Micromechanics;Multiscale problems; Multifield problems; Contact mechanics

Material Mechanics
Damage and fracture;Fatigue; Viscoelastic materials; Composite materials; Smart materials; Material modelling; Biomaterials

Structural Mechanics
Beam structures; Plates & shells; Stability; Structural impact; Composite structures; Reliability and safety; Forming processes; Casting processes; Inverse problems; Biostructures

Noise and vibrations; Nonlinear dynamics; Kinematics; Multibody dynamics; Control of structures & mechanisms; Biomechanics of motion

Experimental Mechanics
Hybrid techniques; Experimental analysis; Non-destructive control; techniques; Noise and vibration; Instrumentation

Computational Mechanics
Finite elements; Boundary elements;Stochastic methods; Meshless methods; Optimization; High performance computing

Coupled Problems
Fluid-structures interaction; Thermomechanics; Aeroelastic problems; Earthquake & wind engineering; Magnetomechanical problems; Electromechanical problems