16th International Conference on New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture

Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 24 - 27, 2016

Scientific Program

Conference topics:

  • Models, criteria and methods in fracture mechanics
  • Low, medium and high cycle fatigue
  • Simulation and testing of crack propagation at all length scales
  • Finite elements methods and their application
  • Damage mechanics and models
  • Microstructure scale computational modeling
  • Macro scale fatigue prognosis techniques
  • Multiscale materials modeling
  • Multiaxial/mixed mode loading
  • Fatigue crack path prediction
  • Effect of residual stresses
  • Fatigue and fracture of weldments, welded components, joints and adhesives
  • Fracture and failure criteria
  • Analytical Models
  • Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics
  • Reliability and Life Extension of Components
  • Corrosion, environmentally enhanced degradation and cracking, corrosion fatigue
  • Fracture and damage of cementitious materials
  • Fatigue and fracture of polymers, elastomers, composites and biomaterials
  • Advanced crack monitoring techniques
  • Reliability and integrity of engineering structures
  • Applications to components and structures

Mini-symposia and Special Sessions on proposed topics