Fundamentals, physics and mechanisms

  • Mechanisms of crack initiation
  • Nonpropagating cracks, growth of short and long cracks
  • Mechanisms of Damage Accumulation
  • Influence of microstructure and defects

Parameters

  • Influence of environment
  • Influence of temperature
  • Notch and gradient effects
  • Effect of mean and residual stresses
  • Effect of variable amplitude loading
  • Effect of surface treatment
  • Effect of test frequency

Experimental methods

  • Fatigue testing machines
  • Instrumentation and experimental methods
  • Prognosis and health monitoring
  • Advanced microstructural analysis techniques

Applications to components and structures

  • Statistical and probabilistic modeling
  • Development of life estimation models
  • Assessment and modeling of fatigue damage and damage accumulation
  • Actual structures and their components
  • Case studies in industrial applications

Materials databases and its application

  • Material databases and application systems
  • Analysis of material databases
  • Effective big data analysis for VHCF

Numerical Modelling

  • Methods from atomistic to continuum mechanics
  • Measurement and assessment of modelling parameters
  • Application and verification of simulation models

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Important Dates

March 30, 2016
• start of abstract submission

July 29, 2016 - closed
• end of abstract submission

September 30, 2016
• notification of authors about acceptance of papers

November 14, 2016
• start of Early Bird registration

March 1, 2017
• end of Early Bird registration

March 15, 2017
• deadline for submission of full papers (6 printed pages) and registration including payment (conditional for publication of paper)
• tentative programme

June 1, 2017
• submission of power point presentations by mail to
vhcf7@dvm-berlin.de
• final programme

July 3 - 5, 2017
• VHCF 7 Dresden, Germany

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Technical support

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