Symposium Topics


By the closing date of 15 October last, more than a 100 candidates had responded to our call for symposium papers. From the submitted abstracts, 39 have been selected for oral presentation. In addition, we have invited 67 authors to present their paper as a poster. The submitted abstracts cover the following range of topics:

  • Airworthiness considerations

  • Advanced materials and innovative structural concepts

  • Full-scale fatigue testing of aircraft and aircraft structural components

  • Life extension and management of ageing fleets 

  • Structural health and structural loads monitoring

  • NDI, inspections and maintenance

  • Fatigue crack growth and life prediction methods

  • Fatigue life enhancement methods and repair solutions

  • Environmental effects

  • Probabilistic modelling and risk analysis