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15th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics 8 Sep 2020 to
10 Sep 2020

09:00-17:00
University of Oxford, UK Conference

Final Call for Abstracts

The BSSM's 15th International Conference on Advances in
Experimental Mechanics

8th - 10th September 2020, St Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK.



The 15th in a series of conferences organised by the British Society for Strain Measurement showcasing novel and innovative research in Experimental Mechanics.

Abstract submission
Two-page extended abstracts should be submitted on-line.
Author Instructions  will give you clear guidelines of how your paper should appear.

 

Key dates
Abstract deadline 28th February 2020
Author notification 13th March 2020
Early bird registration deadline 30th April 2020
Delegate registration deadline 30th May 2020

The 15th annual conference organised by the British Society for Strain Measurement will bring together leading international researchers from academia and industry to showcase research and innovation in experimental mechanics. The conference will be held at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. The conference will be chaired and organised by a team of academics from across the UK, Professor James Marrow, University of Oxford, Dr Hari Arora, Swansea University and Dr Daniel Mulvihill, University of Glasgow.

Conference themes
The conference covers all areas of experimental solid mechanics and aims to draw together researchers and industrialists from a diverse range of sectors, including but not limited to Aerospace, Automotive, Rail, Biomedical, Construction, Power & Energy. Abstracts are welcome on any topic that falls within this broad scope. The conference will have thematic sessions on specialist and emerging areas in experimental mechanics including:
• Innovation in measurement technology
• Measurement in extreme environments
• Evaluation of composite materials and structures
• Assessment of biological and medical systems
• High strain rate and dynamic response of materials
• Fatigue and fracture
• Non-destructive evaluation
• Structural health monitoring

Conference highlights

BSSM Measurements Lecture 2020
Professor Nik Petrinic, University of Oxford

Plenary Speakers
Professor Fionn Dunne FREng, Chair of Micromechanics, Imperial College, London
“Microstructure-sensitive fatigue crack nucleation and growth: examples in HCP, BCC and FCC alloys”

Professor  Sam Evans, Cardiff University
"3D strain measurement in living people using MRI and identification of nonlinear material parameters using the virtual fields method"

Young Stress Analyst Competition
An opportunity to present research and meet Industry and academic experts.

EMex20
The Exhibition of Experimental Mechanics is the premier UK exhibition for manufacturers and suppliers of strain measurement and stress analysis equipment.
To register as an exhibitor click here

Strain Best Prize Competition

Venue Information
The venue for the conference will be St Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK. St Anne's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Formerly a women's college, it has been coeducational since 1979. The conference dinner venue will be held at Mansfield College Chapel, University of Oxford. Mansfield College chapel is one of the largest in Oxford.  The college opened in 1886, as part of the movement to admit religious dissenters to the University of Oxford.  The college buildings were designed by Basil Champneys, who was also the architect of the John Ryland's library at Manchester and a number of significant college buildings in Cambridge and Oxford.  The chapel, which remains central to college life, has stained glass windows and statues that depict leading figures from Nonconformist movements, including Oliver Cromwell.  Although Mansfield College is no longer a religious institution, its founding principles of freedom of conscience and educational access are still central to its vision.

Accommodation
Book accommodation at St Anne's College here 
Please quote BSSM32918 promotional code before selecting the arrival and departure dates

Organising committee
General Chair - Professor James Marrow (Oxford University).
Co-chairs - Dr Hari Arora (Swansea University), Dr Daniel Mulvihill (University of Glasgow)
Dr Hari Arora, Swansea University (Young Stress Analysis Competition organiser)
Amanda Boaler, BSSM (Conference secretariat)

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