Main topics

  • Structural analyis: experimental tests, structural health monitoring, system identification, damage assessment, self-adaptive structures

  • Material characterization and testing:smart materials, residual stress, fatigue, fracture, creep

  • Biomechanics: biomaterials, biomechanics, medical and orthopedic devices, bio-fluid mechanics

  • Instrumentation: new sensors and actuators, advanced measurement systems, validation and reliability of instrumentation

  • Integration of mathematical/numerical methods with experimental mechanics
  • Recent developments in international standardization and technical regulations
  • Practical applications and case studies