13th International Fatigue Congress
November 6th to 10th, 2023
International Conference Center Hiroshima, Japan

Scientific programme


The programme will cover the following topics

    • Cyclic deformation and crack initiation
    • Growth of short and long cracks
    • Crack growth thresholds
    • Crack closure and shielding
    • Fatigue modelling and simulation
    • Very high cycle fatigue
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Hydrogen embrittlement
    • Life prediction methodology, software development
    • Damage evaluation and fatigue design
    • Variable amplitude loads, multiaxial and mixed mode fatigue
    • New materials (MMCs, CMCs, intermetallics, composites, etc.)
    • Microelectronic devices and packaging
    • Advanced coating systems
    • Biomaterials
    • Fiber composites
    • Creep-fatigue interactions
    • Corrosion
    • Thermo-mechanical fatigue
    • Fretting and contact fatigue
    • Statistical and durability aspects
    • Reliability analysis
    • Databases and expert systems
    • Welding, casting, and other manufacturing techniques
    • Experimental techniques
    • Surface engineering
    • Case studies and industrial applications
    • Joint
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Others

Short bio of the pleanary lecturers