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The Eleventh International Conference
on Computational Structures Technology
Dubrovnik, Croatia
4-7 September 2012
Mechanics of Pressurized Membranes
organised by Prof. A. Eriksson
KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Session Aims and Scope
Membranes pressurized by fluids or gases exist in many biological as well as engineering contexts. Their analysis is very demanding due to the sensitivity in response. Added complexity comes from the description of acting loads on an often severely deforming membrane surface, commonly leading to a modification of the load configuration. Numerical modeling of the structures inherit all the fundamental complexities, but are also affected by discretization techniques and numerical representation. This session focuses on the behavior of the pressurized membranes, with a wide view on applications, and in particular welcomes discussions on the analytical and numerical modeling techniques.
For specific questions regarding the scope of this session please contact the organiser:
  • Prof. Anders Eriksson
    KTH Mechanics
    Royal Institute of Technology
    Stockholm, Sweden
    (anderi AT

Please note that papers that are found to fall outside the scope of this session may be considered for other sessions.

Abstract Submission
To submit abstracts for this special session, please follow the normal abstract submission procedure but please select "CST2012-S03" when asked "Is this paper part of a special session?"
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