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Dear Colleague

The first European Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC) was held in Munich in 1991. This very successful conference initiated a tri-annual series with subsequent conferences held in Genova, Stockholm, Metz, Thessaloniki, Budapest and Lisbon. The 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference will take place at the Grazer Congress, under the auspices of EUROMECH, during July 9-13, 2012. The aim of the ESMC is to provide a forum for scientists and engineers to exchange ideas on the current state-of-the-art in the mechanics of solids, on new concepts and ideas and to identify important new directions for research.

We invite you to participate in this conference and to contribute to any topic of your scientific interest. The General (contributed) Sessions for this conference have been organized into seven main areas:

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Material Mechanics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Multifield Problems
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Dynamics

In addition, Mini-Symposia will be organized in a range of specialized topics.

Authors wishing to contribute to the conference are invited to submit a two-page abstract by November 30, 2011 (extended deadline is now January 8, 2012), and notification of acceptance will be given by January 15, 2012.

Yours Sincerely,

Gerhard A. Holzapfel
ESMC2012 Chairman

Ray W. Ogden
ESMC Committee Chairman