Conference Topics

Processes

Sheet Forming

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Deep Drawing

Spinning

Flow Turning

Stretch Forming

Fluid and Hydro-Forming

Cutting

Forging, Rotary Forging

Rolling

Tube Forming

Extrusion

Wire and Tube Drawing

High Energy & Explosive Forming

Powder Forming

Mushy State Forming

Hot, Warm and Cold Processes

Super-Plastic Forming

Micro- and Nano- Forming

Multi-Material Forming

Incremental Forging

 

Deformation Mechanics

Plasticity theory

 

Constitutive models

Defects and damage

Formability

Anisotropy

Microstructural models

Friction and lubrication

Heat transfer

 

Process and System Modelling

Analytical techniques

 

Thermomechanical modelling

Finite-Element methods

Boundary-Element methods

Finite-Difference methods

Implicit/Explicit formulations

Multiscale modelling

Inverse problems

CAD/CAM/CAE systems

Neural Network modelling

Knowledge-Based systems

Cellular Automata modelling

Optimisation systems

 

Manufacturing Methods

Control of forming processes

 

Industrial case studies

Environmental issues

 

Materials

Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals

 

High performance metals

Porous metals

Composites

Semi-Solid metals

Nano materials

 

Minisymposia

Modelling of innovative hot strip rolling processe