Original and application papers are solicited in, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Advanced materials: computational analysis of properties and performance
  • Automation and dynamic control
  • Biomechanics, biomaterials and biomedical engineering
  • CAD and virtual design techniques
  • Cellular materials – polymeric and metallic foams
  • Composite materials – polymer composites, metal matrix composites, nanocomposites, bio-composites, sandwich structures
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Experimental techniques
  • Fracture mechanics, fatigue and damage tolerance
  • Impact behaviour of materials – high and low speed impacts
  • Inverse problems, design and optimisation
  • Lightweight alloys and structures
  • Material characterisation techniques
  • Material joining – fasteners, bonded joints, welding, etc.
  • Material manufacturing processing – forging, extrusion, rolling, drawing, casting, etc.
  • Mechanical design
  • Mechatronics
  • Mining Equipment
  • Multidisciplinary design optimisation in computational mechanics
  • Uncertainty quantification in computational modelling, design and optimisation
  • Multi-scale computational modelling
  • Nano and Micro Mechanics
  • New trends in topology optimisation
  • Plasticity – theoretical, computational and experimental plasticity
  • Power plant technology
  • Thermal and fluid engineering
  • Thermodynamics and heat transfer