ASMDO 2007, 2008 Awards
- Published on 20 February 2009
ASMDO 2008 Awards:
For Young Researcher to :
- Alvaro Noriega, for the following article: "A new evolution strategy for the unconstrained optimization problem", Spain
- Jüri Majak, for the following article: "Optimal material orientation of linear and non-linear elastic 3D anisotropic materials", Estonia
For Excellent Paper award to:
- Ahmad Alhajahmad, for the following article: "Optimal design of tow-placed fuselage panels with cutouts for maximum strength and buckling performance", The Netherlands
- Ignacio Payá-Zaforteza, for the following article: "On the statistical estimation of the minimum cost of reinforced concrete building frames designed by heuristic optimization", Spain
This award is evidence of your efforts in the ASMDO mentioned research. The committees of the ASMDO conference confer the award in recognition of your technical excellence in the area of optimization.
ASMDO 2007 Awards:
For Excellent Paper award to:
- F. Fantani, L.k. Balachandran & M.D. Guenov, for the following article "Computational System For Multi Disciplinary Optimization At Conceptual Design Stage", UK
- Shinya Honda & Yoshihiro Narita for the following article "Minimum Weight Design for Vibration of Laminate Plates Using Lamination Parameters" - Japan
New platform (1.7 version)
- Published on 10 February 2009
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- the Open URL is implemented for abstracts.
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- Published on 09 December 2008
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- Published on 14 October 2008
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Forthcoming special issue on Composites and Aircraft Materials - Editorial
- Published on 22 February 2008
The International Symposium on composites and aircraft materials (ACMA
2007, may 22-24- Agadir - Morroco) is the incubator for the emergence of
the field composites metals and polymers. Complementary techniques and
application of structures and materials will be discussed with NDE. This
event will be developed one of the important events discussing the
monitoring of structural integrity and adaptive/intelligent structures.
This symposium offers new avenues for collaboration and interaction
opportunities to bring more advances and address greater challenges that
lie ahead. Such challenges include areas of aeronautical safety, and
benefiting from other exciting fields of aeronautics, composites, metals,
polymers and others.
When in service, aeronautical structures are subjected to requests which fluctuating over the course of time. Let us quote for example pressurization of the fuselage, pilot operations, and atmospheric turbulence… Experiments show that the repetition of cycles of effort modify and degrade the properties of materials and can lead, in the long term, to the rupture of certain parts. This phenomenon is usually called "fatigue" or "damage by fatigue". It can appear in relatively low levels of constraint and lower than the elastic limit of the material. In the aeronautical field, fatigue occurs in general without overall plastic deformation but with very localised plastic deformation around the accidents of form (notch, boring, fillets...) the phenomenon of fatigue must be taken into account in structural design.
The difficult issue that aircraft manufacturers must deal with is that of the necessary compromise between the economic requirements (highest possible lifespan, lowest possible structural mass), the technical requirements (availability and intrinsic performances of materials, technology, implementation, drawing, etc.) and the legal requirements (behaviour of a structure under extreme loads, maintenance of navigability...). The choice of good materials has a very particular importance. For a long time it was believed that that it was necessary, above all, to seek materials with a resistance to the highest possible deformation. Then, gradually, materials presenting a better compromise between resistance and tenacity or more generally ductility are being sought. In addition, oversizing is not a good solution. Thus, light alloys are frequently being used in aircraft structure.
The conference will bring together emerging technologies and advanced research in instrumentation, sensing, and measurement science with progressive management and diagnostic approaches and composite materials behaviour. Engineers and researchers from government, military, academia and the commercial sector will discuss the current status and future directions of structures and materials, NDE, and health monitoring. Case studies, emerging research agendas, and innovative new technologies will be presented.
This meeting is a showcase for multidisciplinary research and provides an excellent opportunity to explore new research areas by teaming with new partners from fields other than your own. A selection of communications constitutes this special issue.
The Guest Editors: M. Karama, A. El Hami, A. Menou, A. Mouden
IJSMDO launchs the pay-per-view option
- Published on 13 December 2007
International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization has great pleasure to inform you of a new service. The articles in PDF format are now available using the pay-per-view option. This option, proposed to non-subscribers, appears when you wish to read an article. Once you have bought the article using the pay-per-view option, you can access and download the article in PDF format during a 48-hour period.
Payment shall be made online, by credit card (secured payment).
The price is 16,72 € without VAT per article (VAT: 19.6%).
Launching of IJSMDO - Message from the editors
- Published on 11 June 2007
We are very pleased to announce the launching of our new journal International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (IJSMDO). We would like to invite you to submit manuscripts of your original work. All submissions should be made electronically to one of the editors-in-chief through by E-mail. More information of the journal, and the publishing process can be obtained at: http://www.ijsmdo.org.
The International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization is an international journal for the rapid publication of experimental and theoretical investigations related to Simulation and Multidisciplinary Optimization in all sciences and their applications. Its scope encompasses a lot of research aspects, including theoretical approaches, contemporary computers and their applications to different fields such as engineering software/hardware developments, computing techniques, aerospace, automobile, aeronautic, business, management, manufacturing….etc. Journal cover areas are not limited to the above one. The IJSMDO Journal is planned with two issues a year. Please visit journal home page for more information about Instructions for authors, submission procedure etc. We shall be glad to receive your technical contributions at your earliest convenience. Please publicize this new journal amongst your colleagues for possible contribution and subscriptions.
With Best Regards,
- Co-Editors: D.H. Bassir, J.L. ZapicoValle, and W.H. Zhang
- Publishing Manangers: D. Chamoret, S. Guessasma, P. Ravache.