14th Symposium on Experimental Stress Analysis and Materials Testing

with the occasion of

90 years of Strength of Materials Laboratory

23 – 25 May 2013, Timisoara, ROMANIA

In 2013 the Strength of Materials Laboratory from POLITEHNICA University of Timisoara will reach its 90th anniversary. Over the years the Laboratory has developed considerably and now represents one of the main facilities in the West of Romania for Strength of Materials research and teaching.

POLITEHNICA University of Timisoara is proud to invite you to participate at the 90 years celebration of the Strength of Materials Laboratory. On this occasion an International Symposium of Romanian Association of Experimental Stress Analysis will be organized devoted to research in all fields of stress analysis with a focus on experimental and numerical aspects, material testing, fracture, fatigue, biomechanics, vibration and noise fields. The conference will feature a selected number of highly qualified invited guest speakers who will present lectures of key fields of present and future research activities.

Conference Venue

POLITEHNICA University of Timisoara

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Department Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Blvd. M. Viteazu, Nr. 1, Timisoara 300222

Tel. +40.256.403577/ Fax +40.256.403523

E- Mail: msvina@mec.upt.ro, faur@mec.upt.ro

Local Organizing Committee

Prof. Viorel Aurel SERBAN – RECTOR of UPT

Prof. Liviu BERETEU

Prof. Gheorghe DRAGANESCU


Text Box: Timisoara, Unirii Square, Romano-Catholic Dome


Prof. Nicolae FAUR

Dr. Mihai HLUSCU


Dr. Radu NEGRU

Dr. Marcela SAVA


Prof. Pavel TRIPA

Prof. Mirela TOTH TASCAU

International Scientific Committee

Prof. Holm ALTENBACH - Magdeburg, Germany

Prof. Costică ATANASIU – Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Tiberiu Dimitrie BABEU Timişoara, Romania

Prof. Dumitru BALEANU – Ankara, Turcia

Prof. Cristina BORTUN – Timişoara, Romania

Prof. Dan Mihai CONSTANTINESCU – Bucuresti, Romania

Prof. Ioan CURTU – Brasov, Romania

Prof. Francesca COSMI – Trieste, Italy

Prof. Geert DeSCHUTTER – Gent, Belgium

Dr. Mircea Cristian DUDESCU – Cluj - Napoca, Romania

Prof. Igor EMRI – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Lluis GIL – Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Anton HADAR Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Mihail HARDAU – Cluj - Napoca, Romania

Prof. Werner HUFENBACH – Dresden, Germany

Prof. Ji-Huan HE - Shanghai, China

Prof. Nicolae ILIESCU – Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Ivelin IVANOV – Ruse, Bulgaria

Dr. Jaroslav Kovacik – Bratislava, Slovakia

Prof. Nuno MAIA – Lisbon, Portugal

Prof. Vasile NĂSTĂSESCU – Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Stefan Dan PASTRAMA - Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Ioan PASTRAV - Cluj - Napoca, Romania

Prof. Gerald PINTER – Leoben, Austria

Prof. Guy PLUVINAGE – Metz, France

Dr. Marko RAKIN – Belgrad, Serbia

Prof. Tomasz SADOWSKI – Lublin, Poland

Prof. Marin SANDU - Bucureşti, Romania

Prof. Alexander SEDMAK – Belgrad, Serbia

Prof. Vadim SILBERSCHMIDT – Loughborough, UK

Text Box: Timisoara, Roses Park

Prof. Petre P. Teodorescu Bucureşti, Romania


Important Dates

01.11.2012 First call, Invitation for participation

28.02.2013 Submission of Abstracts (e-mail to Prof. Liviu MARSAVINA: msvina@mec.upt.ro)

15.03.2013 Acceptance of Abstracts

30.04.2013 Submission of manuscripts for a Special Issue of Key Engineering Materials (ISI Proceedings)


Participants are asked to submit an abstract of 200 words together with a completed list of co-authors to Professor Liviu MARSAVINA. (Abstracts may be sent by E-Mail: msvina@mec.upt.ro, lmarsavina@yahoo.com).  Download the Abstract instructions

The conference proceedings will be published by Trans Tech Publications in Key Engineering Materials ISSN: 1013-9826; http://www.ttp.ch/ after a full review. The maximum number of pages for paper is 6.                             

Key Engineering Materials http://www.ttp.ch/ 
Abstracting and Indexing Information:
Indexed by Elsevier: SCOPUS www.scopus.com and Ei Compendex (CPX) www.ei.org/. Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) www.csa.com, Chemical Abstracts (CA) www.cas.org, Google and Google Scholar google.com, ISI www.isinet.com, Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) www.iee.org, etc.