Venue: Lecture theatre FN2,
Fraser Noble Building, King's College, Aberdeen

Day 1: 17 September 2012

12:00 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 14:10 Opening Remarks
Manchester Session: 17 September 2012, Monday afternoon
Chair: Marian Wiercigroch, University of Aberdeen, UK
14:10 - 15:00 Opening Lecture:
"Mechanics and simulations of ductile fracture"
John W Hutchinson, Harvard University, USA
15:00 - 15:30 "Materials and structures in extreme environments"
Neil K Bourne, AWE, UK
15:30 - 16:00 "Dynamics of oblique 'rigid' body impact with friction"
William J Stronge, University of Cambridge, UK
16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break
 
Surrey Session: 17 September 2012, Monday afternoon/evening
Chair: Neil K Bourne, AWE, UK
16:20 - 16:50 "A coupled framework for climb-assisted glide in discrete dislocation plasticity"
Vikram S Deshpande, University of Cambridge, UK
16:50 - 17:20 "Dynamics and strength of brittle solids and structures"
Robert M McMeeking, UC Santa Barbara, USA
17:20 - 17:50 "Impact of an elastic-plastic ring on a rigid wall"
Tongxi Yu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
19.30 - 21.00 Civic Reception

Day 2: 18 September 2012

Cambridge Session: 18 September 2012, Tuesday morning
Chair: Robert M McMeeking, UC Santa Barbara, USA
09:00 - 09:30 "Dynamics and solid mechanics in RED"
Marian Wiercigroch, University of Aberdeen, UK
09:30 - 10:00 "The smooth DMS-FEM applied to strain gradient plasticity"
Debasish Roy, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
10:00 - 10:30 "Multiscale modelling of aluminium for crash analyses"
David Morin, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break
 
Aberdeen Session: 18 September 2012, Tuesday morning/afternoon
Chair: Debasish Roy, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
10:50 - 11:20 "Nonlinear dynamic interactions between flow-induced galloping and shell-like buckling"
John M T Thompson, University of Aberdeen, UK
11:20 - 11:50 "Intermediate rate properties of PMI foam"
John J Harrigan, University of Aberdeen, UK
11:50 - 12:20 "The Quest for Truth"
Miloslav Okrouhlík, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
12:20 - 13.00 Lunch (packed lunches to be collected prior to the tour)
13:30 - 18.00 Castle Trip
19:30 for 20:00 - Conference Dinner

Day 3: 19 September 2012

UMIST Session: 19 September 2012, Wednesday morning
Chair: Anthony G Atkins , University of Reading, UK
09:00 - 9:30 "Composite materials at their limit"
John P Dear, Imperial College London, UK
09:30 - 10:00 "Quasi-static lateral plastic collapse of sandwich tubes with metal foam core"
Guoxing Lu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
10:00 - 10:30 "The effects of age hardening in the shock loading regime"
Jeremy C F Millett, AWE, UK
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break
 
IMA Session: 19 September 2012, Wednesday morning/afternoon
Chair: John P Dear, Imperial College London, UK
10:50 - 11:20 "Prediction of sticking and sliding lengths on the rake faces of restricted contact and full-face tools from cutting forces"
Anthony G Atkins, University of Reading, UK
11:20 - 11:50 "The final hurdle in the continuum damage representation for transverse matrix cracks in laminated composites"
Shuguang Li, University of Nottingham, UK
11:50 - 12:20 "Modelling and characterization of damage in orthotropic metals"
Rade Vignjevic, Cranfield University, UK
12:20 - 13.30 Lunch (Room FN110)
 
Hong Kong Session: 19 September 2012, Wednesday afternoon
Chair: Tongxi Yu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
13:30 - 14:00 "On the dynamic lateral crushing of aluminium tubes"
Bin Wang, Brunel University, UK
14:00 - 14:30 "Blast response of cellular material with the front panel: an analytical-numerical approach"
Majid Aleyaasin, University of Aberdeen, UK
14:30 - 15:00 "Influence of the edge geometry on the cutting force for a blade-abradable interaction"
Julien Vincent, LaBPS, Metz, France
15:00 - 15:20 Coffee break
 
Aberdeen Session: 19 September 2012, Wednesday afternoon/evening
Chair: Bin Wang, Brunel University, UK
15:20 - 16:10 Closing Lecture:
"Some spiral structures in biology"
Chris R Calladine, University of Cambridge, UK
16:10 - 16:20 Closing Remarks