Conference Topics

Processes

Rolling
Forging
Extrusion
Drawing
Sheet metal forming
Deep drawing
Bending
Hydroforming
Tube forming
High energy & explosive forming
Powder forming
Super-plastic forming
Semi-solid forming
Micro- and nano-forming
Incremental forming
Joining
Cutting


Deformation Mechanics

Plasticity theory
Constitutive models
Defects and damage
Formability
Anisotropy
Thermomechanical modelling
Microstructural modelling
Friction and lubrication


Process and System Modelling

Analytical techniques
Finite-element methods
Implicit/explicit formulations
Multiscale modelling
Inverse analysis
CAD/CAM/CAE systems
AI techniques
Optimisation approaches
Control of processes
Tooling
Sensing
Additive manufacturing


Materials

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
High performance metals
Porous metals
Composites
Polymers



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