Mini-Symposia pg.gda.pl

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MS01. Adaptive Methods and Error Estimation
- organized by W. Cecot, W. Rachowicz and G. Zboiński

MS02. Axially Moving Structures
- organized by Y. Vetyukov and M. Krommer

MS03. Computional Mechanics of Concrete and Geomaterials
- organized by J. Pamin, J. Tejchman and A. Winnicki

MS04. Contact Mechanics
- organized by R. Buczkowski, P. Litewka and A. Zmitrowicz

MS05. Experimental Mechanics and Thermomechanics of Materials Related to Phase Transformation
- organized by H. Tobushi and E. Pieczyska

MS06. Isogeometric Analysis and Applications
- organized by Z. Kacprzyk

MS07. LBM, Meshless and Related Methods in Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Janusz Orkisz in connection with His 80th Birthday
and in the recognition of important scientific achievements in Mechanics

- organized by H. Kudela, J. Pozorski, J. Rokicki, K. Szewc and J. Szumbarski

MS08. Mathematical Methods in Solid Mechanics, Biomechanics and Optimization
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Joachim Telega in the 10th Anniversary of His Death

- organized by T. Lewiński and B. Gambin

MS09. Mechanical and Thermo-Chemical Interactions in the Reactors with Moving and Fluidized Bed
- organized by T. Chmielniak, D. Kardaś, S. Polesek-Karczewska and S. Stelmach

MS10. Mechanics in Engineering Problems
- organized by K. Wilde, J. Chróścielewski, M. Rucka and W. Witkowski

MS11. Mechanics of Complex Materials, Structures and Processes
- organized by G. Mishuris and N. Movchan

MS12. Modelling and Simulating Disperse Two-Phase Flows
- organized by A. Soldati, J.P. Minier, B. Geurts and J. Pozorski

MS13. Modelling and Simulation in Land Vehicles and Aircrafts
- organized by H. Sanecki and M. Mrzygłód

MS14. Multiscale Modelling of Materials and Structures
- organized by T. Burczyński, W. Kuś, Ł. Madej and M. Pietrzyk

MS15. Numerical Modelling in Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Problems
- organized by G. Mishuris and A. Linkov

MS16. Optimization of Structural Topology
- organized by T. Lewiński and B. Bochenek

MS17. Physics Based Modelling in Solid Mechanics
- organized by B. Skoczeń, H. Altenbach and D. Weichert

MS18. Porous Materials - Theory, Numerical Simulations and Experiments
- organized by M. Cieszko, J. Kubik and M. Kaczmarek

MS19. Probabilistic Methods in Mechanics
- organized by M.M. Kamiński and J. Górski

MS20. Safety and Reliability of Structures
- organized by T. Łodygowski, A. Glema and J. Małachowski

MS21. Smart Material Systems and Structures
- organized by M. Kuczma, J. Schröder, G.E. Stavroulakis and G. Szefer

MS22. Soft Methods and Inverse Analysis in Mechanics of Structures and Materials
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Zenon Waszczyszyn in connection with His 80th Birthday
and in the recognition of important scientific achievements in Mechanics

- organized by T. Burczyński and L. Ziemiański

MS23. Theoretical, Computational and Experimental Mechanics
for Coupled Field Problems and Multiphase Materials

- organized by C.S. Drapaca, S. Hartmann, J. Leszczyński, S. Sivaloganathan and W.Sumelka

MS24. Thin-Walled Structures
- organized by K. Magnucki, R. Mania and W. Pietraszkiewicz

MS25. Tolerance and Non-Asymptotic Modelling of Microstructured Media
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Czesław Woźniak in connection with His 60th Anniversary
of Scientific Activities and the recognition of important scientific achievements
in Engineering and Applied Mathematics

- organized by J. Jędrysiak, W. Nagórko and E. Wierzbicki

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New proposals for Mini-Symposia
(containing the subject of the Session, its Organizers, and its main topics)
should be submitted to the e-mail address of the Congress Office:
pcm-cmm-2015@pg.gda.pl

within the deadline of January 31st, 2015



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Thematic sessions details pg.gda.pl

MS01: Adaptive Methods and Error Estimation

organized by W. Cecot, W. Rachowicz and G. Zboiński

Topics:
  • mesh adaptation (h, p, hp, remeshing, relocation of nodes etc.)
  • adaptive hierarchical modeling
  • Finite Element, Finite Difference, Boundary Element, and Finite Volume Methods
  • approximation, modeling and other error estimation techniques
  • theoretical progress in developing algorithms for hierarchical modeling, error estimation and mesh adaptation
  • convergence studies
  • scientific and engineering applications

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MS02: Axially Moving Structures

organized by Y. Vetyukov and M. Krommer

Topics:
  • dynamics of thin structures, moving through a spatial domain
  • instability and nonlinear oscillations of axially moving structures
  • spatial (Eulerian) and material (Lagrangian) descriptions in the contexts of analytical and numerical modelling
  • models of thin rods, plates and shells in the analysis of axially moving structures
  • analytical and semi-analytical solutions for mechanics of structures with varying material volume
  • stability and dynamics of structures under a moving load
  • quasi-static modelling of equilibria under the conditions of influx of the material

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MS03: Computional Mechanics of Concrete and Geomaterials

organized by J. Pamin, J. Tejchman and A. Winnicki

Topics:
  • constitutive modelling of concrete, rock and soil (plasticity, damage, slip and fracture processes)
  • non-standard continuum descriptions
  • coupled physical phenomena in (reinforced) concrete, rock and soil
  • continuous and discontinuous representation of failure
  • simulations of material and structural behaviour using classical and novel numerical approaches

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MS04: Contact Mechanics

organized by R. Buczkowski, P. Litewka and A. Zmitrowicz

Topics:
  • friction, adhesion and wear
  • multi-scale, multi-field problems and RVE approaches
  • rough surfaces - statistical and fractal models
  • geometry and kinematics descriptions of contact
  • covariant description of contact interfaces
  • elasto-visco-plasticity
  • optimization in contact analysis
  • error analysis
  • variational inequalities and mathematical analysis
  • contact constitutive laws including anisotropy
  • genetic algorithms
  • gap, interface and special finite elements
  • industrial applications

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MS05: Experimental Mechanics and Thermomechanics of Materials Related to Phase Transformation

organized by H. Tobushi and E. Pieczyska

Topics:
  • experimental mechanics and thermomechanics of multifunctional materials
  • shape memory alloys
  • shape memory polymers and composites
  • superelastic materials
  • intelligent materials and structures
  • TRIP and DP steels
  • modelling
  • fatigue
  • experimental investigation of thermomechanical couplings
  • thermoelasticity and thermography
  • digital image processing

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MS06: Isogeometric Analysis and Applications

organized by Z. Kacprzyk

Topics:
  • analysis-suitable geometry
  • geometric modeling for Isogeometric Analysis
  • B-splines, NURBS, T-splines
  • geometry description
  • discretization in Isogeometric Analysis
  • refinement in IGA
  • mathematics of isogeometric methods
  • new isogeometric analysis technologies
  • numerical simulation using Isogeometric Analysis
  • applications
  • implementation and software

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MS07: LBM, Meshless and Related Methods in Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Janusz Orkisz in connection with His 80th Birthday
and in the recognition of important scientific achievements in Mechanics



organized by H. Kudela, J. Pozorski, J. Rokicki, K. Szewc and J. Szumbarski

Topics:
  • meshless methods, including particle-mesh methods and related approaches
  • Lattice-Boltzmann Method (LBM)
  • discretization concepts in mesh-free and LBM methods
  • fundamental developments, new theories and concepts, assessment of current and new techniques
  • novel meshless methods (including particle methods),
    new algorithms based on various (weak/weakened/ - weak/strong/mixed) new formulations of b.v. problems
  • mathematical basis of meshless methods
  • convergence and numerical stability, error analysis
  • adaptivity: variable resolution in meshless methods, adaptive refinements in LBM
  • mesoscale closures in lattice-Boltzmann method
  • boundary conditions and interfaces, complex geometries, cloud of nodes and special mesh generators
  • higher order approximation approach
  • effective solvers for linear and non-linear systems, search procedures
  • multi-phase, multi-scale and multi-physics formulations
  • combinations of the meshless and other methods, hybrid approaches
  • solution efficiency, high-performance distributed and parallel computing, GPU computations
  • complex engineering applications including: thermofluids, hydraulics, maritime and naval architecture,
    as well as astrophysics, solids and fracture mechanics, FSI, biomechanics, micro-fluidics, etc.,
    and various optimization problems

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MS08: Mathematical Methods in Solid Mechanics, Biomechanics and Optimization
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Joachim Telega in the 10th Anniversary of His Death


organized by T. Lewiński and B. Gambin

Topics:
  • theory of constitutive relations of deformable materials
  • theory of representation of tensor functions in solid mechanics
  • unilateral constraints in contact mechanics and in the theory of constitutive relations
  • mathematical methods in biomodelling
  • homogenization methods in composite mechanics
  • optimization of microstructures of composites

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MS09: Mechanical and Thermo-Chemical Interactions in the Reactors with Moving and Fluidized Bed

organized by T. Chmielniak, D. Kardaś, S. Polesek-Karczewska and S. Stelmach

Topics:
  • granular flow of solid fuel
  • thermal stresses in solid fuel particle
  • cracking and disintegration of fuel grains
  • interactions between solid and gas phases in the high temperature porous bed
  • heterogeneous reactions and phase transitions on the solid particle surface
  • numerical methods of modelling solid and gas phase phenomena in a gasifier
  • experimental methods for tracking and measuring mechanical and thermo-chemical effects in the gasification reactors

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MS10: Mechanics in Engineering Problems

organized by K. Wilde, J. Chróścielewski, M. Rucka and W. Witkowski

Topics:
  • modelling and analysis of civil engineering structures (bridges, buildings, silos, tanks, dams, foundations, roads and railways etc.)
  • numerical and experimental analysis of mechanical systems
  • theory and analysis of complex thin wall structures
  • diagnostics of engineering structures
  • experimental methods for materials (concrete, steel, wood, composites) and structures
  • inverse problems in damage detection

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MS11: Mechanics of Complex Materials, Structures and Processes

organized by G. Mishuris and N. Movchan

Topics:
  • structured media and metamaterials
  • waves and fracture in complex and lattice structures
  • micro-structures with internal energy
  • localisation phenomena in solids and structures
  • asymptotic and numerical modelling of complex media
  • parametric resonance
  • dynamic loading and impact
  • mechanics of modern processes
  • fracture and damage in complex structures
  • mechanics of biomaterials and tissues

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MS12: Modelling and Simulating Disperse Two-Phase Flows

organized by A. Soldati, J.P. Minier, B. Geurts and J. Pozorski

Topics:
  • flows with solid particles, droplets or bubbles
  • point-particle method and finite-size effects
  • RANS, LES and DNS approaches to flow turbulence
  • Eulerian (two-fluid) and Lagrangian (fluid-particle) approaches
  • experimental validation cases and guidelines for closures
  • dynamics of deformable and non-spherical particles
  • particle equation of motion: relative importance of separate terms
  • inertial and colloidal particles
  • turbulent particle dispersion in RANS, subfilter dispersion in LES
  • two-way coupling effects: momentum, mass and energy
  • wall deposition and re-entrainment
  • collective effects: particle collisions, agglomeration and fragmentation
  • macroscopic (homogenized) description and rheology of suspensions
  • related topics, not mentioned above

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MS13: Modelling and Simulation in Land Vehicles and Aircrafts

organized by H. Sanecki and M. Mrzygłód

Topics:
  • railway dynamics
  • structural analysis and design optimization
  • crashworthiness
  • wheel-rail interaction
  • pantograph-catenary dynamics
  • wear and fatigue
  • aerodynamics
  • related topics, not mentioned above

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MS14: Multiscale Modelling of Materials and Structures

organized by T. Burczyński, W. Kuś, Ł. Madej and M. Pietrzyk

Topics:
  • conventional multiscale approaches based on the FE (XFEM, GFEM, FE2)
  • theoretical basis of various applications of multiscale analysis techniques, such as Homogenization Method (HM), Monte Carlo (MC) method, Cellular Automata (CA) method, Molecular Dynamics (MD), etc.
  • alternative multiscale methods: e.g. combination of the CA-FE method, Neuro-Fuzzy Cellular Automata–Finite Element technique (nF-CAFE) or Neuro Expert Cellular Automata–Finite Element models (NESCAFE)
  • development of the statistically representative volume elements
  • multiscale approaches based on the mesh free methods and other particle methods
  • adaptive hp methods in multiscale modelling
  • applications of the multiscale modelling to existing and future industrial problems such as melting, casting, welding, laser treatment, joining, forming, semi-solid metalworking, highly filled material processing, injection moulding, blow or compression moulding, vapour deposition, molecular beam epitaxy, and others
  • solving microstructural problems, such as crack propagation, strain localization, microstructure evolution, solidification, phase transformation and others
  • applications of the mutliscale modelling to functionally grader and sandwich materials, etc.
  • development of new multiscale approaches, including optimization and inverse approach

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MS15: Numerical Modelling in Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Problems

organized by G. Mishuris and A. Linkov

Topics:
  • theoretical rationale for hydraulic fracturing
  • improved and novel numerical techniques
  • newtonian and shear-thinning fluids for hydraulic fracturing
  • enhanced models of proppant movement
  • inhomogeneity, interfaces and multifracturing
  • hydraulic fracture in low-permeable shales and coals
  • simulation of seismicity accompanying hydraulic fracture
  • reservoir modelling

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MS16: Optimization of Structural Topology

organized by T. Lewiński and B. Bochenek

Topics:
  • topology optimization versus shape forming
  • Free Material Design
  • recent developments in the topology optimization algorithms
  • exact solutions to topology optimization problems
  • generation of optimal topologies with heuristic approaches, evolutionary methods, cellular automata
  • Level Set Method in topology optimization
  • new approaches to handle various constraints including stress, fatigue, and manufacturing
  • multi objective formulations of topology optimization problems
  • generation of optimal topologies for multi load cases
  • topology optimization of multi functional materials and fluids
  • coupled multi physics and multi scale problems in topology optimization
  • topology optimization in fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism and acoustic problems
  • reliability based topology optimization
  • high-performance computing in topology optimization with adaptive mesh refinement or parallel calculations
  • engineering applications including large scale industrial problems
  • related topics, not mentioned above

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MS17: Physics Based Modelling in Solid Mechanics

organized by B. Skoczeń, H. Altenbach and D. Weichert

Topics:
  • crystalline plasticity and solid state flow
  • generation and evolution of defects in crystalline solids
  • coupled fields in dissipative solids
  • phase transformations and phase transitions
  • physical and mechanical properties of materials under irradiation
  • physics based constitutive modelling of novel materials
    (intermetallics, metal matrix composites, superconductors, shape memory alloys,
    piezoelectric materials, foams etc.)
  • physics based mechanics of interfaces

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MS18: Porous Materials - Theory, Numerical Simulations and Experiments

organized by M. Cieszko, J. Kubik and M. Kaczmarek

Topics:
  • transport phenomena and deformations
  • wave propagation and dynamics
  • identification of mechanical and pore structure parameters
  • modeling methods for saturated and unsaturated materials
  • simulations of micro and macro processes
  • experimental techniques

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MS19: Probabilistic Methods in Mechanics

organized by M.M. Kamiński and J. Górski

Topics:
  • safety, reliability, sensitivity and optimization
  • structural dynamics and earthquake engineering
  • random vibrations
  • random processes and fields
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • damage and fatigue
  • stochastic finite element analysis
  • structural and geotechnical applications
  • usage of MAPLE, StruRel and other commercial packages

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MS20: Safety and Reliability of Structures

organized by T. Łodygowski, A. Glema and J. Małachowski

Topics:
  • computational description of materials subjected to high loading rates and high fire temperatures
  • computational methods for fluid and structural mechanics
  • mesh and meshless methods in analyses of structures submitted to impact, blast and fire loading
  • numerical simulations in structural, sequential collapse analysis
  • protection systems and security designs
  • reliable structures

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MS21: Smart Material Systems and Structures

organized by M. Kuczma, J. Schröder, G.E. Stavroulakis and G. Szefer

Topics:
  • phenomenological and micromechanical constitutive models of smart (active, functional) materials
  • sensing and actuation in material systems and structures
  • shape memory alloys and polymers
  • electrostrictive, magnetostrictive materials
  • hysteresis effects
  • multiphysics and multiscale modelling
  • computational methods and simulation techniques
  • structural control and identification
  • active/passive systems for suppression of vibrations
  • engineering applications of smart material systems

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MS22: Soft Methods and Inverse Analysis in Mechanics of Structures and Materials
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Zenon Waszczyszyn in connection with His 80th Birthday
and in the recognition of important scientific achievements in Mechanics



organized by T. Burczyński and L. Ziemiański

Topics:
  • Granular Computing
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Bayesian Networks
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Particle Swarm Methods
  • other computational methods which use ideas and get inspiration from natural systems

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MS23: Theoretical, Computational and Experimental Mechanics
for Coupled Field Problems and Multiphase Materials


organized by C.S. Drapaca, S. Hartmann, J. Leszczyński, S. Sivaloganathan and W.Sumelka

Topics:
  • all topics which are related to constitutive modeling of coupled field problems and heterogeneous / multiscale / multiphase / multifunctional materials (living tissues, nano-materials, polymers, nano-crystalline metals etc.) including non-conventional techniques for description, like:
    - fractional continuum mechanics,
    - peridynamics,
    - fractal media,
    - non-local continuum,
    - relativistic continuum mechanics, etc.
  • new concepts of computational treatment of coupled field problems and multiphase materials (FEM, extended FEM, stochastic FEM, BEM, generalized finite-difference, etc.)
  • model adaptation to experimental data for coupled field problems and multiphase materials
  • new concepts of model identification and validation for coupled field problems and multiphase materials

Notice:

The participants of the mini-symposium are encouraged to submit full-length papers
to thematic issues which will be published in the Archive of Applied Mechanics,
and in the Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, until December 31, 2015.

These thematic issues are devoted to topics related to constitutive modeling of coupled field problems
and heterogeneous / multiscale / multifunctional materials.
The papers will be subjected to a regular review process.

Detailed information will be given after the end of the Congress.


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MS24: Thin-Walled Structures

organized by K. Magnucki, R. Mania and W. Pietraszkiewicz

Topics:
  • theory and analysis of rods, thin-walled beams, bars, plates and shells
  • computerized numerical analysis of complex thin-walled structures
  • stability, dynamics, optimisation etc. of thin-walled structures
  • experimental investigations of thin-walled elements and structures
  • nanomechanics of carbon structures - nanotubes, fullerenes or graphene
  • irregular and singular 2D problems and phenomena
  • thin-walled structures in biological, biomechanical and medical sciences
  • special surface-related mechanical problems
  • development of FEM, BEM, meshfree and other computer codes

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MS25: Tolerance and Non-Asymptotic Modelling of Microstructured Media
- a Session in Honor of Prof. Czesław Woźniak in connection with His 60th Anniversary
of Scientific Activities and the recognition of important scientific achievements
in Engineering and Applied Mathematics




organized by J. Jędrysiak, W. Nagórko and E. Wierzbicki

Topics:
  • modelling of laminates, fibre-reinforced composites and microstructured beams, plates, shells
  • dynamic problems of microstructured media
  • stability problems of microstructured media
  • modelling of heat conduction
  • coupled problems in composite mechanics
  • advantages and disadvantages of tolerance averaging and non-asymptotic modelling
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