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Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission remains open for poster presentations only

Abstracts for poster presentations are invited on the topics below and should be submitted using the online abstract submission system.

  • Engineering failure modes for metallic and non-metallic engineering materials
  • Approaches to failure analysis
  • Role of service loading in failure analysis
  • Case studies of failures in industry sectors such as aerospace, marine and offshore, automotive, rail, power generation, mining and minerals, consumer goods, medical devices and others
  • Historical disasters
  • Structural and architectural failures
  • Failure analysis and joining technologies
  • Role of condition monitoring and NDT in failure avoidance
  • Failure analysis, maintenance and reliability
  • Role of failure analysis in the design process
  • Legal matters, ethical issues and insurance in the failure analysis industry
  • Training and accreditation in failure analysis research and industry

All abstracts must be no longer than 2 pages including figures, tables, images and references.

All abstracts will be refereed, and a criterion of rejection will be lack of originality. Successfully submitted abstracts will be acknowledged with an electronic receipt including an abstract reference number, which should be quoted in all correspondence. Allow at least 2 hours for your receipt to be returned to you.

For revisions or queries regarding papers already submitted

If you do not receive acknowledgement for your abstract submission or you wish to make any essential revisions to an abstract already submitted, please DO NOT RESUBMIT your abstract, as this may lead to duplication. Please email content-ICEFA2020@elsevier.com with details of any revisions or queries. Please quote your reference number if you have one.

A condition of submission is that if accepted one of the authors will present at the conference.