Acoustics and Vibration Laboratory

Center for Fundamental and Advanced Technical Research


Noise and Vibration Laboratory


May 30-31, 2019 - Timisoara, Romania



It is our pleasure to invite you to the XV-th International Conference „ACOUSTICS & VIBRATION OF MECHANICAL STRUCTURES”, which will be held at Timişoara on May 30-31, 2019 under the auspices of the Romanian Academy-Branch of Timişoara, Politehnica University Timişoara - Acoustics and Vibration Laboratory, University of Niš-Noise and Vibration Laboratory, and Romanian Acoustical Society.

Authors are welcome to submit original and unpublished papers. The accepted papers after peer-review will be included in the "Proceedings of the XV-th Conference AVMS-2019" which will be published by Springer Proceedings in Physics, ISSN 0930-8989, a series devoted to timely reports of state-of-the-art developments in physics and related sciences (indexed by most important international databases, including SCOPUS and Web of Science)

Scientific papers may be theoretical or experimental in nature. Papers are invited in any area of acoustics and vibration of mechanical structures.

Information on the previous Conferences can be found at:
https://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319698229 -Proceedings of the 14th AVMS Conference, Timisoara, Romania, May 25-26, 2017 - SPRINGER Proceedings in Physics, vol. 198, 2018

Clarivate Analytics (former ISI) -Web of Science (WOS:000335880800001): Acoustics & Vibration of Mechanical Structures Selected, peer reviewed papers from the XII-th International Symposium Acoustics & Vibration of Mechanical Structures (AVMS 2013), May 23-24, 2013, Timisoara, Romania 

SCOPUS (Code 100387): 12th International Symposium Acoustics and Vibration of Mechanical Structures, AVMS 2013 




Submission of full paper – May 15, 2019

The papers should be uploaded using the Springer online submission system which is available at https://ocs.springer.com/prom/home/AVMS2019

The template for writing the papers may be downloaded from ftp://ftp.springernature.com/cs-proceeding/llncs/word/splnproc1703.zip




Politehnica University Timisoara, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bd. Mihai Viteazu 1, 300222 Timisoara

E-mail: nicolae_herisanu@yahoo.com

Tel./Fax: +40-256-403629



The official language of the Conference is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Program – AVMS-2019

Thursday, 30.05.2019

  • 8.00-9.00 Registration of participants - Romanian Academy, Branch of Timisoara, Bd. M. Viteazu, 24

  • 9.00-9.30 Opening ceremony - Romanian Academy Amphitheater

  • 9.30-11.00 Plenary lectures

  • 11.00-11.30 Coffee break, refreshment

  • 11.30-13.30

  • Session 1 – Vibration I - Academy amphitheater
    Session 2 – Acoustics I - Academy Conference Room
    Session 3 – Biomechanics and bioacoustics I - B1, Room 150

  • 13.30-14.00 Lunch – Restaurant „Park Place”, Bd. Mihai Viteazu

  • 14.00-15.30
    Session 4 – Vibration II - Academy amphitheater
    Session 5 – Vibration III - B1, Room 196

  • 16.00 –22.00 Excursion combined with conference dinner – Recas Winery (including a visit to the winery cellars and wine tasting)

  • Friday, 31.05.2019

  • 9.00-11.30

  • Session 6 – Vibrations IV - B1, Room 196
    Session 7 – Vibration V - B1, Room 150

  • 11.30-12.00 – Coffee break, refreshment

  • 12.00 – Closing ceremony


Prof. JAN AWREJCEWICZ - Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Modelling of Frictional Contacts in 3D Dynamics of a Rigid Body

Prof. DAN B. MARGHITU - Auburn University, USA
Rigid Body Impact

Prof. MOHAMMAD MEHDI RASHIDI – Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Beyond Conventional Analytical Methods for Solving Acoustic and Vibration Problems

Prof. LIVIJA CVETICANIN - University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Main topics of interest

  • Noise and vibration control
  • Noise and vibration generation and propagation
  • Effects of noise and vibration
  • Condition monitoring and vibration testing
  • Nonlinear acoustics and vibration
  • Analytical, numerical and experimental techniques for noise and vibration
  • Modeling, prediction and simulations of noise and vibration
  • Environmental and occupational noise and vibration
  • Noise and vibration attenuators
  • Regulations requirements and quality assurance systems related to acoustics/vibration
  • Biomechanics and bioacoustics

International Scientific Committee

·         JAN AWREJCEWICZ - Lodz University of Technology, Poland

·         VASILE BACRIA – Politehnica University of Timişoara, Romania

·         MALVINA BAICA – University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

·         AUGUSTO BELÉNDEZ - University of Alicante, Spain

·         LIVIU BERETEU – “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         POLIDOR BRATU – ICECON Bucharest, Romania

·         FLORIN BREABAN – University d’Artois, France

·         VETURIA CHIROIU - Institute of Solid Mechanics, Bucharest, Romania

·         LIVIJA CVETICANIN – University of Novi Sad, Serbia

·         DRAGAN CVETKOVIĆ – University of Nis, Serbia

·         GILBERT-RAINER GILLICH – “Eftimie Murgu” University of Resita, Romania

·         NICOLAE HERIŞANU – Politehnica University Timişoara, Romania

·         METIN O. KAYA - Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

·         IVANA KOVACIC – University of Novi Sad, Serbia

·         J.A. TENREIRO MACHADO - Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

·         VASILE MARINCA – Romanian Academy, Romania

·         NUNO MAIA – University of Lisbon, Portugal

·         EMIL MANOACH – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

·         DAN B. MARGHITU – Auburn University, USA

·         DARKO MIHAJLOV – University of Nis, Serbia

·         SOTIRIOS NATSIAVAS – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

·         KALE OYEDEJI - Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, USA

·         MOMIR PRAŠČEVIČ – University of Nis, Serbia

·         M. MEHDI RASHIDI – Tongji University, Shanghai, China

·         MOHSEN RAZZAGHI – Mississippi State University, USA

·         ZLATAN ŠOŠKIĆ – University of Kragujevac, Serbia

·         SORIN VLASE – “Transilvania” University Braşov, Romania/span>

·         JERZY WARMINSKI – Lublin University of Technology, Poland

Organising Committee


·         NICOLAE HERIŞANU – (chair) “PolitehnicaUniversity of Timişoara, Romania

·         MOMIR Praščevič – (co-chair) – University of Nis, Serbia

·         VIOREL-AUREL ŞERBAN “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         VASILE MARINCA – “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         Darko MihajlovUniversity of Nis, Serbia

·         RAMONA NAGY “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         KAROLY MENYHARDT – “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         COSMINA VIGARU – “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Romania

·         MARKO LIČANIN – University of Nis, Serbia


The Conference will be hosted by “PolitehnicaUniversity of Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bd. Mihai Viteazu, 1, Timişoara, Romania.

"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, is today one of the traditional Romanian schools and is recognized nationally and internationally both through the work of generations of teachers and the outstanding work of prestigious academics.



EU, US, and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to enter Romania. Otherwise the requirements depend on different bilateral agreements, so the Romanian Embassy in your country should be contacted.



Registration fee is 200 € which includes access to conference sessions and poster presentations, refreshments during the coffee breaks, conference dinner, and the volume of the Proceedings.


The participants will cover their travel and accommodation costs. Reservations will be assured by the organizers on request.

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