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The Eleventh International Conference
on Computational Structures Technology
Dubrovnik, Croatia
4-7 September 2012
Composite, Sandwich and Adaptive Structures: Modelling, Optimization, Simulation and Testing
organised by Prof. C.M. Mota Soares
Prof. A.L. Araujo
Dr F. Moleiro Duarte
IDMEC/IST, Portugal
Session Aims and Scope
The purpose of this session is to bring together researchers in the field of modelling, optimisation, simulation and testing of composite, sandwich and adaptive structures, covering, but not limited to, the following topics:
  • Composite, Sandwich and Adaptive Beams, Plates and Shells
  • Computational Models for Laminated Composite/Sandwich/Adaptive Structures
  • Design Optimization Methodologies for Composite/Sandwich/Adaptive Structures
  • Smart and Multifunctional Composites
  • Viscoelastic Sandwich Structures
  • Adaptive Structures with Active and Passive Damping
  • Functionally Graded Structures
  • Buckling/Post Buckling Analysis of Composite/Sandwich/Adaptive Structures
  • Thermoelectromechanical Analysis of Composite/Sandwich/Adaptive Structures
  • Bonding: Simulation and Testing
  • Identification of Mechanical and Piezoelectric Properties
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Experimental Investigations
  • Damage and Low Velocity Impact Studies
  • Composite and Sandwich Structures Manufacturing
  • Material Testing
  • Applications
For specific questions regarding the scope of this session please contact the organiser:
  • Prof. C.M. Mota Soares
    IDMEC/IST, Portugal
    (cristovao.mota.soares AT
  • Prof. A.L. Araujo
    IDMEC/IST, Portugal
    (aurelio.araujo AT
  • Dr F. Moleiro Duarte
    IDMEC/IST, Portugal
    (filipa.moleiro 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-S11" when asked "Is this paper part of a special session?"
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