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BSSM 14th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics
Riddel Hall, Queen's University
, Belfast

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Tuesday 10th September 2019
08:30 Registration - Tea and Coffee -  Lower Glass Corridor

09:30 Introduction & Welcome
Conference Room 2
Conference Chair: Adrian Murphy, Queens University Belfast

Conference Room 2 
Session 1.1a Chair: Leslie Lamberson
High Strain Rate

09:40 Advancing the image-based inertial impact test for high strain rate interlaminar properties using synchronised ultra-high-speed cameras
J. Van Blitterswyk, L. Fletcher, F. Pierron
University of Southampton, UK

10:00 A new tensile test sample geometry for oscillation-free determination of material properties at high strain rate
X. Fang, R. Grams
University of Siegen, Germany

10:20 The off-axis IBII test for simultaneous characterisation of the transverse and shear moduli of composites at high strain rates
S. Parry, L. Fletcher, F. Pierron
University of Southampton, UK

10.40 Simultaneous identification of the transverse and shear moduli of a UD composite at high strain rates with the IBUS test
X. Régal, F. Pierron
University of Southampton, UK

Conference Room 1
Session 1.1b  Chair: Mahmoud Mostafavi
Fatigue and fracture mechanics (Part 1)

09:40 Crack Growth Mechanisms and Identification of Traction-Separation Relations in Antisymmetric CFRP Laminates
C. Blondeau, G. Pappas, J. Botsis
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

10:00 Residual stress, fatigue, and preferential orientation in shot peened aluminium
D. Asquith
Sheffield Hallam University

10:20 Evaluation of lock-in signal data processing procedures for Thermoelastic Stress Analysis
G. Pitarresi
University of Palermo, Italy

10.40 An Experimental and Theoretical Study of Longitudinal Bulk Strain Waves Generated by Fracture
C.G. Hooper, P.D. Ruiz, K.R. Khusnutdinova, J.M. Huntley
Loughborough University, UK

11:00 Refreshments – Lower Glass Corridor

Conference Room 2
Session 1.2a Chair: Johan Hoefnagels
In-situ and micro-mechanical testing

11:25 Martensite crystallography and chemistry in dual phase and fully martensitic steels
J.P.M. Hoefnagels1, C. Du2, M.G.D. Geers1, and T.Vermeij1
1 Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands
2 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung (MPIE), Germany

11:45 Micromechanical Tester for Micro-scale characterization
W. Fern
Newcastle University, UK

12:05 Microstructure of Ni-P and its mechanical characterization by microcompression testing
C. Du1, K. Matoy2, J. Zechner3, M. Reisinger3, W.Robl4, R. Hartl4, C.Kirchlechner1, G.Dehm1
1 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Germany
2 Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Austria
3 Kompetenzzentrum Automobil- und Industrieelektronik GmbH, Austria
4 Infineon Technologies AG, Germany

12:25 In-situ micro-mechanical investigation of cut-edge failure: microstructure-driven crack toughening in laser-cut affected zones
J.P.M. Hoefnagels1, C. Du2, C.C. Tasan3
1 Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands
2 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung (MPIE), Germany
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), U.S.A.

Conference Room 1
Session 1.2b Chair: David Jesson
Fatigue and fracture mechanics (Part 2)

11:25 Transverse cracking in thin-ply composites: experimental observation techniques
S. Kohler, J. Cugnoni, J. Botsis
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

11:45 Finite Element Study of Effect of Constraint on Fracture in a Ductile Material
S. Tonge1, C. Simpson1, J. Marrow2
1 University of Bristol, UK
2 University of Oxford, UK

12:05 Fatigue Assessment of Tubular Specimens with Dents
G.L.G. Gonzáles, V.E.L. Paiva, J.L.F. Freire
Pontifical Catholic, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

12:25 Experimental Characterisation of Fatigue in Next-Generation Welded Steel Catenary Risers
R.J. Devaney, P.E. O’Donoghue, S.B. Leen
NUI Galway, Ireland

12:45 Lunch – Isdell Courtyard

13:45 Plenary Session – Conference Room 2 Chair: Adrian Murphy
Ground Vibration Testing at NASA Armstrong, Emphasising on Passive Aeroelastic Tailored Wing Ground Vibration Test using Fixed Base Correction Method

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Natalie Spivey, NASA-Armstrong Flight Research Center

Conference Room 2
Session 1.3a Chair: TBC
Residual Stress

14:45 Residual Stress Prediction of an Electron Beam Welded P91 Ferritic–Martensitic Steel Plate using the Contour Method
N. Naveed1,2
1 University of Sunderland, UK
2 The Open University, UK

15:05 Stress and quality control of anisotropic crystals by means of optical methods
D. Rinaldi, F. Davì, L. Montalto
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

15:25 Influence of physical constraint combined with uphill quenching on residual stresses in 7000 series aluminium alloys
L. Sutherland1, J.S. Robinson1, D.A Tanner1, A. O’Donovan2
1 University of Limerick, Ireland
2 Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

15:45 Refreshments - Lower Glass Corridor

Conference Room 1
Session 1.3b Chair: Gary Menary
Large deformations in polymers and composites

14:05 Assessment of stretch ability of polymers above Tg: a comparison between poly(ethylene furandicarboxylate) (PEF) and poly(ethylene terephthalate (PET)
E.Forestier1,2, C.Combeaud1, N.Guigo2, G. Corvec1, C. Pradille3, N.
Sbirrazzuoli2, N.Billon1
1 Mines Paristech, PSL - Research University France
2 Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
3 Mat Xper, France

15:05 On the Usefulness of Time Temperature Superposition Principle for Characterising Non-Linear Mechanical Behaviour of Polymers and Composites
N. Billon, J-L. Bouvard, C. Combeaud
Mines Paristech, PSL - Research University, France

15:25 Complete In-Process Stress Strain Measurement of the Free-Stretch-Blow Process for Polymer Containers
J. Nixon, S. Yan, G.H. Menary
Queen’s University Belfast, UK

15:45 Refreshments - Lower Glass Corridor

Conference Room 2
Session 1.4a Chair: Shelley Rawson
Thermographic techniques & Synchrotron X-ray techniques

16:10 High-Speed Infrared investigations of local heating in a Graphite- Fiber-PDMS Composite material under dynamic loading
S. Boubanga-Tombet1, S. Ravindran2, A. Kidane2, P. Lagueux1, F. Marcotte1
1 Telops, Canada
2 University of South Carolina, USA

16:30 Revisiting the behaviour of elastomers with energy balances: energy stored, intrinsic dissipation, the physical meaning of the hysteresis loop…
J.-B. Le Cam1,2
1 Université de Rennes 1, France
2 LC-DRIME, France

16:50 Time-Resolved Synchrotron X-ray Techniques for Experimental Mechanics
T. Connolley, R. C. Atwood, B. Humphreys, O. V. Magdysyuk, S. Michalik , C. Reinhard
Diamond Light Source Ltd., UK

17:10 In-situ 3D tomography of wood compression
J. Koivisto, T. Mäkinen, M.J. Alava
Aalto University, Finland

Conference Room 1
Session 1.4b Chair: Adrian Murphy & Su Taylor
Structural Health Monitoring

16:10 The Development of a Practical Wireless Sensor Based Aircraft Structural Health Monitoring System
R. Pullin, S. Grigg, C. A. Featherston
Cardiff University, UK

16:30 Real-time location and quantification of damage in composite materials
W.J.R. Christian1, K. Dvurecenska1, K. Amjad1, C. Przybyla2, E.A.Patterson1
1 University of Liverpool, UK
2 Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton OH, USA

16:50 Non-destructive evaluation of isotropic plate structures by means of mode filtering in the frequency-wavenumber domain
F. Purcell, M. Pearson, M. Eaton, R. Pullin
Cardiff University, UK

17:10 Investigation of Surface Strain Fields of Thermoplastic Composites Using Fibre Optic Sensors
N. Perogamvros1, P. Motwani2, A. Murphy1, S. Taylor1
1 Queens University Belfast, UK,
2 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

17:40 Coaches to Belfast City Hall

18:00 Welcome Reception – Belfast City Hall

19:30 Finish

Wednesday 11th September 2019

Arrival Tea & Coffee

Conference Room 2
Session 2.1a Chair: Damian Quinn & Adrian Murphy
Novel techniques for characterisation and testing (Part 1)

09:00 Single-shot hyperspectral interferometry: From astronomy instrumentation to surface profilometry and depth-resolved deformation measurements
P. D. Ruiz, J. M. Huntley, T. Reichold
Loughborough University, UK

09:20 Inverse identification of through-thickness shear anisotropic behaviour of sheet metals at large strains
A. Lattanzi1, M. Rossi1, A. Baldi2, M. Sasso1
1 Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
2 Università di Cagliari, Italy

09:40 Evaluating the fidelity of force measurement for characterising acoustoplasticity
C.F. Souza, M. Lucas
University of Glasgow, UK

10:00 Characterisation of elastic-plastic tensile properties for grey cast irons
W. Khor, D. Jesson
University of Surrey, UK

Conference Room 1
Session 2.1b Chair: Salih Gungor
Digital Image Correlation

09:00 An Integrated Methodology Evaluating the Integrity of Composite to Steel Joints for Maritime Applications
G. Ólafsson1, R. C. Tighe2, J.M. Dulieu-Barton1
1 University of Southampton, UK
2 University of Waikato, New Zealand

09:20 Assessment of the effect of hole/specimen ratio when using DIC
K. Ghods, S.J.C. Matthews, N.J. Saiger, C. Foreman, D.A. Jesson
University of Surrey, UK

09:40 Creep Deformation Mechanisms of AZ31 Magnesium Alloys at Room Temperature by High Resolution Digital Image Correlation
B. Yavuzyegit1, E. Avcu1,2, J. Donoghue1, A. D. Smith1,3, D. Lunt1, J. D.Robson1, T. L. Burnett1, P. J. Withers1
1 The University of Manchester, UK
2 Kocaeli University, Turkey
3 Tescan UK Ltd., UK

10:00 In-situ DIC analysis in crush tests of lithium-ion battery cells
M. Sasso1, G. Newaz2, A. Lattanzi1, L. Arava2
1 Università Politecanica delle Marche, Italy
2 Wayne State University, USA

10.20 Plenary Session – Conference Room 2 Chair: Johan Hoefnagels
BSSM Best Paper in ‘Strain’ Fylde Prize for 2018

“Impact of motion blur on stereo‐digital image correlation with the focus on a drone‐carried stereo rig"
R. Balcaen, A. Lavatelli, C. Jiménez‐Peña, H. Pfeiffer, E. Zappa, D. Debruyne (”
Presented by Daan Peleman, KU Leuven

10:50 Exhibitor Introductions – Conference Room 2

11:10 Refreshments and Exhibition – Isdell Courtyard

Conference Room 2
Session 2.2a Chair: Eann Patterson & Erwin Hack
Supporting Simulations with Strain Measurement (CEN WS71) Part 1

11:40 Round robin results for CWA16799:2014 – Validation of computational solid mechanics models
G. Lampeas1, E.A. Patterson2, E. Hack3,
1 Industrial Systems Institute, Athena Research and Innovation Centre,
2 University of Liverpool, UK
3 Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland

12:00 Generalised decomposition of strain fields in complex components
A. Dean, W.J.R. Christian
University of Liverpool, UK

12:20 Incorporating historical data in a validation process
E. Hack1, K. Dvurecenska2, G. Lampeas3, E.A. Patterson2, T. Siebert4, E.Szigeti5
1 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland
2 University of Liverpool, UK
3 Industrial Systems Institute, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
4 Dantec Dynamics GmbH, Germany
5 Airbus Operations Ltd., UK

12:40 Probabilistic metric for validation based on strain field data
K. Dvurecenska, E. Patelli, E.A. Patterson
University of Liverpool, UK

Conference Room 1
Session 2.2b Chair: Hari Arora
Volumetric imaging techniques for structural characterisation Part 1

11:40 X-ray Tomography Evaluations of Failure in Additive Manufactured Biomimetic Structures
M. Curto1, A. P. Kao1, M. Pani1, A. Bucchi1, G. Tozzi1, A.H. Barber2
1 University of Portsmouth, UK
2 London South Bank University, UK

12:00 Digital volume correlation of freeze cast aerogel during in situ compression using phase contrast synchrotron X-ray micro-CT
S.D. Rawson, V. Bayram, P. Yang, S. A. McDonald, Y. Guo, J. Xu, T. L. Burnett, S. Barg, P.J. Withers
University of Manchester, UK

12:20 Fit achieved through contoured engineering to improve tolerance (FACE-IT)
P.Dorrington, M.Davies
Swansea University, UK

12:40 TBC

13:00 Lunch and Exhibition – Isdell Courtyard

Conference Room 2
Session 2.2a Chair: Eann Patterson & Erwin Hack
Supporting Simulations with Strain Measurement (CEN WS71) Part 2

14:00 Evaluating measurement uncertainty in industrial environments
Th. Siebert, K. Splitthof
Dantec Dynamics GmbH, Germany

14:20 Supporting simulations with strain measurement – Panel Discussion
E.A. Patterson1, E. Hack2, Thorsten Siebert3, Eszter Szigeti4
1 University of Liverpool, UK
2 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland
3 Dantec Dynamics GmbH, Germany
4 Airbus Operations Ltd., UK

Conference Room 1
Session 2.2c Chair: Daniel Mulvihill
Advanced material characterisation

14:00 Understanding Kink Formation of Layered Crystalline Solids with a Focus on Titanium-based MAX Phases
L. Lamberson, X. Zhao, H. Badr, M. Barsoum
Drexel University, USA

14:20 Adiabatic Shear Localization in Ultrafine-grained Metals
Y Guo, Q. Ruan, Y. Li
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

14:40 BSSM Young Stress Analyst Competition – Conference Room 2 Chair: Hari Arora

1. Timothy Harrell, University of Southampton
Structural Response of CFRP Materials Subjected to Simulated Lightning Strikes
T.M. Harrell, O.T. Thomsen, J.M. Dulieu-Barton.
University of Southampton, UK

2. Saman Tavana, Imperial College London
Digital Volume Correlation based on MRI: A novel methodology enabling measurements of the internal deformation and strain in human intervertebral discs during loading
S. Tavana, J.N.Clark, N. Baxan, N. Newell, U. Hansen. Imperial College London, UK

3. Scott Matthews, University of Surrey
Using printable speckle patterns for DIC: addressing potential and challenges
S. J. C. Matthews, D. A. Jesson, M. J. Oldfield, P. A. Smith.
University of Surrey, UK

4. Akash Trivedi, University of Oxford
A novel modelling framework to predict the high rate response of soft materials: Application to (plasticised) poly(vinyl chloride)
A.R. Trivedi, C.R. Siviour. University of Oxford, UK

15:50 Refreshments and Exhibition – Isdell Courtyard

16:20 Plenary Session – Conference Room 2 Chair: Salih Gungor
BSSM Measurement Lecture 2019

Challenges and opportunities in high rate characterisation of soft materials
Clive Siviour, University of Oxford

17:20 BSSM AGM – Conference Room 1

19:00 Chairman’s Gala Reception and Awards Ceremony – Great Hall, Queens University Belfast

Thursday 12th September 2019

08:30 Arrival Tea & Coffee

Conference Room 2
Session 3.1a Chair: Krishna Manda, Nicholas Dunne, Fraser Buchanan, Alex Lennon
Experimental Biomechanics

09:00 Mechanical Behaviour of Additively Manufactured Gradient Scaffold Materials
M. Stagno Navarra, C. Faurat-Narkisian, M. Browne, A.R. Hamilton
University of Southampton, UK

09:20 Development of displacement-controlled multiaxial stretching device for characterising mechanical properties of female pelvic floor tissue
K. Harte, G. Menary, A.B. Lennon
Queen’s University Belfast, UK

09:40 Measurement of cortical bone stiffness using an image-based ultrasonic test
A. Marek, X. Régal, L. Fletcher, F. Pierron
University of Southampton, UK

10:00 Comparison of Different Implant Placement Schemes for Personalized Restoration of an Edentulous Jaw
I.N. Dashevskiya, D.A. Gribov
Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics RAS, Russia

Conference Room 1
Session 3.1b Chair: Damian Quinn
Component and joints testing (Part 1)

09:00 Mode Jumping in Post buckling Analysis of Curved Stiffened Panels
M.S. Al-Saymaree1,2, C.A. Featherston1, D. Kennedy1
1 Cardiff University, UK
2 Basrah University, Iraq

09:20 Fracture behaviour of welded joints
M. Mostafavi, M. Mokhtari, C Simpson, Z Davey, M Gleeson
University of Bristol, UK

09:40 Experimental analysis of Linear Friction Welded components under complex loading
D. Quinn1, A. Murphy1, G. Moore2
1 Queen's University Belfast, UK
2 Bombardier Aerostructures & Engineering Services, UK

10:20 Refreshments – Lower Glass Corridor

10:50 Plenary Session – Conference Room 2 Chair: Adrian Murphy
Strain rate dependency of materials: characterisation and identification of models parameters. From standard procedure to advanced inverse methods based on full field measurements
Bertrand Langrand, (Thomas Fourest and Julien Berthe) ONERA The French Aerospace Lab

Conference Room 2
Session 3.2a Chair : James Nixon
Component and joints testing (Part 2)

11:50 Feasibility of Resonances Avoidance by a Shape Memory Actuated Morphing Thin-shell Cylinder
Z. Yang
The University of Sheffield, UK

12:10  Measurement of helicopter rotor blade vibration modes using fibre optic sensing techniques
T. Kissinger1, S. Weber1,2, E. Chehura1, J. Barrington1, S. Staines1, S. James1, M. Lone1, R. Tatam1
1 Cranfield University, UK
2 Airbus Helicopters UK

Conference Room 1
Session 3.2b Chair: Daniel Mulvihill
Friction and wear

11:50 Measurement and Analysis of Tool Wear When Drilling CFRP
J. McClelland, A. Murphy, Y. Jin
Queen's University Belfast, UK

12:10 Interdependence of friction, wear and noise: A review
K. Lontin, M. Khan
Cranfield University

12:30 Lunch – Isdell Courtyard

Conference Room 2
Session 3.3a Chair: Nikos Perogamvros
Dynamic testing

13:30 Experiment and measurement methods for dynamic structural change process of rocket in a blast simulator
Y. Wu, B. Gao, Yanrui Zhang, Ning Li
Beijing Institute of Astronautical Systems Engineering, China

13:50  RNN Based Online Automobile Deformation Measurement for Active Safety
C. Chen1, M. Song1, T. Furukawa1, A. Nakata2, S. Shibata2
1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
2 Honda R&D Co., Ltd

14:10 A dynamic three-point bending test method at high temperatures
S. Tao
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Conference Room 1
Session 3.3b Chair : Damian Quinn & Adrian Murphy
Novel techniques for characterisation and testing (Part 2)

13:30 Small punch creep testing of power generation materials
C.Ó Murchú, S.B. Leen, P.E. O’Donoghue, R.A Barrett
NUI Galway, Ireland

13:50  Method to account for edge and surface roughness effects in nanoindentation measurements of viscoelastic solids with a sharp tip
N. Fujisawa, M. Łukomski
The Getty Conservation Institute, USA

14:10 Visualization the Change of Face after the Facial Massage by Using Ultraviolet Stereo Image Correlation
Y.L. Zhang1, F. Sunamura2, S. Bamba2, S. Arikawa2, S. Yoneyama2, K. Motonami3, T. Matsushima3, T. Mumata3
1 Sophia University, Japan
2 Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
3 C'BON Cosmetics Co.,Ltd., Japan

14:30 Study on the Mechanism of Fluid Percussion Injuries on Immune Cells
D. Xu, N. Zhang, H. Yang
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

14:50 Closing Plenary Session – Conference Room 2
Conference Chair: Adrian Murphy
2020 Conference Chair: TBC

15:00 Refreshments – Conference Close, Lower Glass Corridor