The YIC2023 is focused on computational mechanics, covering a very wide spectrum of research topics. The most relevant fields of interest are the applications of mathematical and computational methods and modelling to different areas of applied mechanics. A more detailed list of the most relevant topic is given below.
COMPUTATIONAL SOLIDS AND STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
- Materials science (composites, soft tissues, shape memory, polymers, porous media, crystalline materials, metamaterials and architected materials)
- Multiscale and multiphysics modelling
- Beams, plates and shells
- Contact, friction and computational tribology
- Plasticity, fracture and damage mechanics
- Dynamics multiscale modeling.
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID MECHANICS
- Fluid dynamics
- Transport phenomena
- Multiscale and multiphysics in CFD simulations
- Simulation of turbulent flow
- Non-Newtonian fluids
- Atomization and fragmentation of fluids.
COMPUTATIONAL APPLIED MATHEMATICS
- Approximation techniques (FEM, FV, DEM, BEM, PUM and meshless methods, isogeometric analysis, phase-field modelling)
- Domain decomposition methods
- High order methods
- Coupling strategies (Fluid-structure interaction, multi-model, multiscale)
- Optimal control
- Error estimation and mesh/modeling adaptation
- Stochastic approaches, Uncertainty quantification
- Inverse problems
- Model reduction
- Machine learning and data-driven approaches.
- Parallel computing
- Code development
- High Performance Computing
- Image processing
- Mesh generation.
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS AND CHALLENGES
- Engineering optimization
- CAD Integration
- Multiscale and multiphysics applications
- Processes and manufacturing
- Crash and impact simulation