Topics

The conference will include a series of special sessions covering all aspects of metal forming processes, including the following:

Processes
Sheet Forming
Deep Drawing
Spinning
Flow Turning
Stretch Forming
Fluid and Hydro-Forming
Cutting
Forging, Rotary Forging
Rolling
Tube Forming
Extrusion
Wire and Tube Drawing
High Energy & Explosive Forming
Powder Forming
Mushy State Forming
Hot, Warm and Cold Processes
Super-Plastic Forming
Micro- and Nano- Forming
Multi-Material Forming
Incremental Forging
Deformation MechanicsProcess and System Modelling
Plasticity theory
Constitutive models
Defects and damage
Formability
Anisotropy
Microstructural models
Friction and lubrication
Heat transfer
Analytical techniques
Thermomechanical modelling
Finite-Element methods
Boundary-Element methods
Finite-Difference methods
Implicit/Explicit formulations
Multiscale modelling
Inverse problems
CAD/CAM/CAE systems
Neural Network modelling
Knowledge-Based systems
Cellular Automata modelling
Optimisation systems
Manufacturing MethodsMaterials
Control of forming processes
Industrial case studies
Environmental issues
Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals
High performance metals
Porous metals
Composites
Semi-Solid metals
Nano materials