十月 9, 2017

Call for Papers: World Congress on Computational Mechanics in 2018

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Call for Papers

the 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, jointly with the 2nd Pan American Congress on Computational Mechanics, will be held in New York on JULY 22-27, 2018

Abstract submission is now open!  Go to http://www.wccm2018.org/abstract-submission for more information.

Session information

1007 Wave Mechanics in Heterogeneous Materials and Structures

Xiaoming Zhou, Beijing Institute of Technology
Yize Wang, Beijing Jiaotong University
Zhanli Liu, Tsinghua University
Stress wave propagation formed by disturbances locally applied in heterogeneous materials and structures has been a fascinating and challenging subject for a long time. Motivations of the study of subjects are the broad practical applications, for example in predicting responses to impact or blast loads, crack propagation under dynamic stress fields, and damage of earthquake waves. On the other side, heterogeneous materials and structures can be tailored to control stress wave propagation in the way as one will. This forms the study of the subject of meta-materials and meta-structures, which is bringing disruptive technological concepts to wave controlling, from acoustic cloaking, sub-diffraction-limited imaging to earthquake wave protection, etc.

Hence, this mini-symposium is to bring together researchers in various fields to discuss and exchange ideas and visions about wave mechanics in heterogeneous materials and structures, such as computational models and methods of wave propagation, inverse problem of waves, and wave control.

The topics of interest for this mini-symposium include, but not limited to,

a) Advanced computational method of wave propagation in complex mediums;

b) Research on fracture and damage of heterogeneous materials and structures under dynamic stress loadings;

c) Design of meta-materials and meta-structures in the area of wave controlling;

d) The inverse problem of waves and its application.

Important Dates

January 15, 2017 - August 15, 2017 Minisymposium proposal submission
October 13, 2017 - December 31, 2017: Call for abstracts
January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018: Early regstration
February 28, 2018: Abstract notification deadline
April 1, 2018 - June 15, 2018: Regular registration
June 16, 2018 - July 27, 2018: Late/on site registration
July 22, 2018 - July 27, 2018 Congress dates