Abstract Submission closed. For further information please contact val4@dvm-berlin.de.

 

The conference is open to valuable proposals related to six different key topics which are relevant for numerous different user industries. When submitting your abstract, please indicate to which key topic (A to F), sub topic (1 to 4) and user industry (I to VI) your proposal refers.

 

Key and Sub Topics

  1. (A) Fatigue and vibration fatigue
    • (1) Load assumptions and data reduction
    • (2) Shock, harmonic and random vibrations
    • (3) Multiaxial component & system life testing
    • (4) Math modelling & computational fatigue
  2. (B) Fracture mechanics
    • (1) Fatigue crack propagation
    • (2) Microstructure and fractography
    • (3) Modelling of cracks incl. microstructure models
    • (4) Modelling of crack propagation incl. crack opening & closure
  3. (C) Advanced load data & reliability concepts
    • (1) Data acquisition and georeferencing of data
    • (2) Condition monitoring and residual life assessment
    • (3) Big data and data mining
    • (4) Data analytics and predictive analytics
  4. (D) Digitization
    • (1) Active systems using sensors, actuators and controls
    • (2) Digital twins and ‘in-the-loop’ technologies
    • (3) Advanced test rig hardware and control strategies
    • (4) Neural nets and machine learning
  5. (E) Advanced materials and manufacturing
    • (1) New steel & aluminum material grades
    • (2) Plastics and composites
    • (3) Additive Manufacturing
    • (4) Joining Technologies
  6. (F) Effects on lifetime
    • (1) Design and materials
    • (2) Environmental conditions and corrosion
    • (3) Loading modes and effect of sequence
    • (4) Surface treatment and residual stresses

User Industry

  1. Automotive (car, bus & truck)
  2. Aviation
  3. Railway
  4. Maritime
  5. Civil & plant engineering
  6. others

 

Timeline

  • October 2018
    Start of abstract submission

     
  • 28 February 2019
    postponed to 18 March 2019
    End of abstract submission

     
  • June 2019
    Notification of authors about acceptance of their papers

     
  • 15 September 2019
    Start of Early Bird registration

     
  • 15 December 2019
    - End of Early Bird registration
    - Deadline for submission of full papers and registration including payment (conditional for publication of paper)
    - Tentative conference programme online

     
  • 29 February 2020
    Final conference programme available

     
  • 30 March to 1 April 2020
    VAL4 Conference in Darmstadt, Germany

Conference Agency

INTERCOM DresdenINTERCOM Dresden GmbH
Sylvia Neumann
Zellescher Weg 3
01067 Dresden

  0351 320 173 20
  0351 320 173 33
  sneumann@intercom.de

Organization

DVM BerlinGerman Association for Materials Research and Testing e.V.
Schloßstraße 48 Gutshaus
12165 Berlin
Germany

  +49 (0)30 8113066
  +49 (0)30 8119359
  val4@dvm-berlin.de

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