WECM'23 - 2nd Workshop on Experimental and Computational Mechanics

(Pisa, Italy, 20-22 September 2023) + Final Meeting of the "Canaletto" DIACMEC Project

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«Fatti non foste a viver come bruti,
ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza»

«You were not made to live like brutes,
but to follow virtue and knowledge»

Dante Alighieri
(Inferno, XXVI, 119-120)

General Programme

The scientific programme of the workshop will include:

  • 4 Keynote Lectures
  • 34 Oral Presentations
  • 9 Posters

Related social activities include a visit to the "Hello World!" Exhibition and a Social Dinner. Further details can be found below and in the detailed WECM'23 Programme (PDF file release 17 of 21 September 2023).

Keynote Lectures

  • Prof. Anna Castellano, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy
    Linear and nonlinear ultrasonic techniques for mechanical characterization of materials
  • Prof. Flavio Giannetti, University of Salerno, Italy
    Feedback mechanism of sound generation in a rounded impinging jet: tonal vs broad-band noise
  • Prof. Tomasz Sadowski, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
    Numerical modelling and experimental verification of gradual degradation of 2-phase ceramic and metal-ceramic composites under slow and high strain rates
  • Prof. Jerzy Warmiński, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
    Nonlinear phenomena in multi-stable mechanical systems

Visit to "Hello World!" Exhibition

On Wednesday 20 September 2023 at 17:30, a guided visit to the "Hello World!" Exhibition will take place. The exhibition - hosted in the basement of the Conference Centre "Le Benedettine" - illustrates the evolution of computation tools from ancient mechanical machines to modern electronic computers.

Social Dinner

On Thursday 21 September 2023 at 19:30, the Social Dinner will be served at the restaurant

GUI Pizzeria & Bistrot
Lungarno Mediceo, 15
IT-56127 Pisa (PI)

Google Maps link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Ua3Dy1rCvf8gGU8R6

Remote Participation

WECM'23 is intended mainly as a physical meeting. However, some Authors will give their presentations remotely online. To this aim, a Microsoft Teams group has been created, which can be reached by the following link: https://tinyurl.com/4nr2kxps

Three separate meetings have been created for each day of the workshop: