3rd International Conference on


Leinsweiler near Karlsruhe, Germany
22 - 26 July 2013

Aims and Scope  

The aim of the conference is to bring together academic and industrial experts from the fields of non-linear and structural dynamics, continuum mechanics, materials science, physics, applied mathematics, and mechanical, aerospace, civil and systems engineering to facilitate the mutual understanding of theory and applications of Systems with non-smooth interactions such as vibro-impact systems or systems with contact and friction.

The areas covered by this conference include:

  • excitation, synchronisation and stabilisation
  • dynamics of machines and processes
  • vibration protection of operators and structures in harsh environment
  • synergistic effects of repeated impacts or friction on solids and granular media
  • non-linear fluid-solid interactions
  • analytical, experimental and numerical methods for the analysis of systems and processes
  • synthesis and optimisation
  • measurements and applications

Keynote Lectures

  • Prof. Raouf A. Ibrahim (ASME Fellow, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA)
  • Prof. Leonid. I. Manevitch (Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow, Russia)
  • Prof. Masaaki Okuma (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Opening / Closing Lectures

  • Prof. V. Babitsky (Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK)
  • Prof. A. Fidlin (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Preliminary PROGRAMME online...

A timetable and a preliminary programme can be found in "Scientific Programme"...