Lorentz Center - Statistical Physics of Disorder and Pattern Formation in Fracture from 15 Nov 2004 through 19 Nov 2004
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    Statistical Physics of Disorder and Pattern Formation in Fracture
    from 15 Nov 2004 through 19 Nov 2004

 
MONDAY NOVEMBER 15

MONDAY NOVEMBER 15

 

09.30-10.00Reception and registration

 

10.00-10.15Workshop opening

 

10.15-11.15J.J. Mecholsky (U Florida, USA)

†††††††††††††††††††† On the fractal nature of fracture

 

11.15-11.45Coffee break

 

11.45-12.45M. Tanaka (Akita U, Japan)

Geometrical analysis of fracture surfaces and its application to materials science and fractography

 

12.45-13.45Lunch

 

13.45-14.30Workshop discussion: goals and plan

 

14.30-15.30S. Schmauder (U Stuttgart, Germany)

†††††††††††††††††††† Role of interfaces on damage in metal matrix composites

 

15.30-16.00Tea break

 

16.00-17.00Free for discussions

 

17.00-19.00Wine and cheese party

 

 

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16

 

09.30-10.30E. Bouchaud (CEA Saclay, France)

†††††††††††††††††††† Stress corrosion fracture and damage of glass

 

10.30-11.30R.K. Kalia (U Southern California, USA)

Hierarchical atomistic simulations of fracture in nanostructured materials

 

11.30-12.00Coffee break

 

12.00-12.45Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

12.45-13.45 Lunch

 

13.45-14.30Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

14.30-15.30C.H. Scholz (Columbia U, New York, USA)

†††††††††††††††††††† Populations of geological faults

 

15.30-16.00Tea break

 

16.00-17.00A. Hansen (NTNU Trondheim, Norway)

††††††††† †††††††††††Anomalous scaling in brittle fracture

 

 

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 17

 

09.30-10.30B.K. Chakrabarti (Saha Institute, India)

†††††††††††††††††††† Dynamics of fracture in random fibre bundle models

 

10.30-11.30S. Ciliberto (ENS Lyon, France)

†††††††† ††††††††††††Life time prediction of sample under stress

 

11.30-12.00Coffee break

 

12.00-12.45Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

12.45-13.45Lunch

 

13.45-14.30Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

14.30-15.30M. Sahimi (U Southern California, USA)CANCELED

Effect of long-range correlations on acoustic, mechanical, and breakdown properties of disorderedmaterials

 

15.30-16.00Tea break

 

16.00-17.00Free for discussion

 

19.00-22.00Workshop dinner

 

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 18

 

09.30-10.30F. Lapique (DNV Hovik, Norway)

Relationships between microstructure, fracture-surface morphology and mechanical properties in polymers††

 

10.30-11.30J.J. Rottler (Princeton U, USA)

†††††††††††††††††††† Molecular mechanisms of deformation and failure in glassy materials

 

11.30-12.00Coffee break

 

12.00-12.45Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

12.45-13.45Lunch

 

13.45-14.30Optional for workshop discussion or seminar

 

14.30-15.30A. Jagota (Lehigh U, PA, USA)

†††††††††††††††††††† Cohesive and adhesive strength of soft solids

 

15.30-16.00Tea break

 

16.00-17.00D.M. McClung (U of British Columbia, Canada)

†††††††††††††††††††† Shear fracture properties for dry snow slabs from field estimates

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 19

 

09.30-10.30J. Weiss (CNRS St. Martin díHeres, France)

Pattern formation, scaling and intermittency in the deformation and fracture of the arctic sea ice cover

 

10.30-11.30J. van Mier (ETH Zuerich, Switzerland)

Experimental and numerical analysis of pre-critical crack growth in concrete: implications for scaling

 

11.30-12.00Coffee break

 

12.00-12.45Workshop discussion and close: outcome and perspectives

 

12.45-13.45      Lunch

 

13.45-17.00Free for discussions

 

 

Any posters brought by Workshop participants will be on display all week. Discussion sessions, seminars or dedicated poster sessions can be arranged by the organizers in an ad-hoc manner upon suggestions by the participants.

 

 



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