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Mechanics Colloquia

An occasional cross-disciplinary seminar series
(Information and directions for visitors)

Michaelmas Term 1999

2:30pm in Lecture Room 6 of CUED, unless otherwise stated

The Mechanics Colloquia are currently organised by Dr. Simon Guest. Abstracts will be added as they become available.
All visitors are welcome. Please report to Reception on arrival.

14 October
Supercoiled DNA - a rope trick of nature (abstract)
Dr D.M. Stump, University of Queensland

21 October
Constitutive models for metal foams and lattice materials (abstract)
Dr. V.S. Deshpande, CUED

28 October
Clastic mechanics and grain crushing: cornflakes, ballotini and soil (abstract)
Dr. M.D. Bolton, CUED

4 November
Collapse analysis of structures subjected to earthquakes and applications in seismic risk reduction (abstract)
Professor A.S. Elnashai, Imperial College

11 November
Design research methodology and systematic design (abstract)
Dr L.T.M. Blessing and Dr A. Chakrabarti, CUED

2 December
Extension of the J concept for significant crack growth in ductile fracture mechanics (abstract)
Professor A.G. Atkins, University of Reading

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