First International Conference on Abrasive Processes in September 2008

Elsevier will hold conference in Cambridge, UK, September 21-25

Oxford, UK, 15 November 2007 – Elsevier, world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services is pleased to announce that it will hold the First International Conference on Abrasive Processes in Cambridge, on 21-25 September 2008. International experts will be joining together to discuss the twin themes of ICAP2008, which includes the degradation of engineering surfaces by abrasive or erosive wear, and the beneficial use of the same processes in manufacturing engineering.

With recent reports of dehumidification projects commencing due to corrosion on the Forth and Severn Bridges, abrasive processes are an everyday reality. The First International Conference on Abrasive Processes will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of abrasion, erosion and corrosion.

To be part of this conference or to submit your findings in abrasive processes and present at the 2008 conference visit www.icap.elsevier.com . The closing date for abstract submissions is 27th January 2008.

About Elsevier

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