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02-17-1992, 12:22 AM
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK, IRELAND
SEPTEMBER 4TH AND 5TH '92

A sample from the preliminary program for this Int. Cong. in given below:

NON-LINEAR ANALYSIS
(INCLUDING COMBINED FINITE ELEMENT AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODS)

Chairpersons:
Dr. P. Lawes (Howmedica Int. Inc.)
Mr. E. O'Brien (British Aerospace)

The Interaction of Experimental and Numerical Techniques
Dr. T. Hellen (Nuclear Electric, U.K.)

Stresses in Universal Ceramic Heads for Total Hip Replacement.
A.O.Andrisano, F.Bertuzzi and E.Dragoni (University of Bologna, Italy).

Load Transmission Between Cylinders Made from Different Materials
I.M.Allison (University of Surrey, U.K.)

Study of the Pin-Bone Interface in Fracture Fixation.
J.B.Finlay, M.Hurtig, A.Ng, A.B.Leggins, R.Shemerluk, C.Lorantfy, B.Lysynski,
and D.Muterer (University of Western Ontario, Canada).

Biomechanical Analysis of the Cotrel-Dubousset Spine Internal Fixator in
Different Configurations.
E.Guglielmino, G.La Rosa, S.Nicolsi and T.C.Russo (University of Catania,
Italy).

CAO and SKO:Fatigue Resistant Engineering Design by Simulation of Biological
Optimization Mechanisms.
C.Mattheck and A.Baumgartner (Kernforschungzentrum Karlsruhe, Germany).

MEASUREMENTS ON COMPOSITES SOFT AND HARD TISSUE
(INCLUDING THERMOELASTIC TECHNIQUES)

Chairpersons:
Mr. David Carus (Dundee Inst. Tech.)
Prof. P. Mallon (University of Limerick)

The Application of Thermoelstic Stress Analysis to Bone.
S.Kember (National Eng. Lab., Scotland).

Strain Gauge Analysis of Hard Tissue.
M.Viceconti, A.Toni and A.Giunti ((Istituto Rissoli, Bologna and University
of Bologna, Italy).

Measurement of Stress Distribution Within Intact Loaded Intervertebral
Discs.
D.S.McNally, M.A.Adams and A.E.Goodship (University of Bristol, U.K.)

Constructions Strengthening Retention of Fillings Applied in Treatment of
Teeth Crowns Injuries.
D.Modelska and G.Milewski (Cracow University, Poland).

MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES (SESSION A)

Chairpersons:
Dr. J.Orr (Queens University Belfast, Ireland)
Dr. J.Shelton (QMW, London, U.K.)

Residual Stresses, Their Measurement and Significance.
Dr.G.Smith (University of Nottingham, formaly of NEI Parsons U.K.)

Measurement of Non Unifrorm Radial Stresses Using Hole Drilling and
Interferometric Techniques.
F.M.Furgiuele, L.Pagnotta and A.Poggialini (University of Calambria, Italy).

Remote Effects of Pressure Wave in Missile Wounding.
Wen Xiao Jian (Beijing Mech-elec Institute, China)

Applications of Rupture Mechanics Method 'the Chip Test' to the Adhesion
Evaluation of Orthodontic Brackets.
M.Barquins and E.Serfaty (Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie, France).

FORCE MEASUREMENT AND TELEMETRY

Chairpersons:
Dr.E.Tanner (QMW, London, U.K.)
Mr. T. Miles (University of Bath, U.K.)

The Design and Construction of the New Force Standard Machines
Prof. A. Bray (Politechnic of Turin, Italy)

A Telemetry System for in Vivo Strain Measurement in Orthopaedic
Endoprostheses.
Dr.S.Taylor (University of London, U.K.)

Calibration Systems for Multicomponent force and Moment Transducers
G.Barbato, S.Desogus and A.Germak (Institute of Metrology, Itlay)

The Measurement of Forces During the Knitting Process
I.Emri, D.Kovacic and B.Struna (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Biomechanical Aspects of Lower Limb Prosthetic Systems.
E.A.Magnissalis, L.Karagiannopouloa, S.E.Solomonidis, W.D.Spence and
J.P.Paul (University of Strathclyde, U.K.)

MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES (SESSION B)

Chairpersons:
Dr.J.Orr (Queens University Belfast, Ireland)
Dr. J.Shelton (QMW,London, U.K.)

An Experimental Evaluation of the Accuracy and Precision in 3-D Coordinate
Evaluation of an Opto-electronic Gait Analysis System.
F.P.Brance and P.Cappa (University of Rome, Italy)

Transducers for Measuring Fracture Fixation Movement in six Degree of
Freedom.
M.Evans and T.Gardner (University of Oxford, U.K.)

OPTICAL METHODS (SESSION A)

Chairpersons:
Prof. B. Finlay (UWO, Canada)
Prof. P. Stanley (University of Manchester, U.K.)

The Use of Holographic Interferometry in the Assessment of Orthopaedic
Implants
A.Spirakis and I.Learmonth (University of Cape Town, S.Africa)

Recording True Fringe Patterns from Holographic Interferometry.
D.M.Katz, J.C.Shelton and W.Bonfield (QMW, London, U.K.)

Application of Speckle Photography Methods to the Investigations of the
Deformation of the Vertibral Arch.
R.Bedzinski (University of Wroclaw, Poland).

OPTICAL METHODS (SESSION B)

Chairpersons:
Dr.D.Fricker (Howmedica Int. Inc.)
Prof. I. Allison (University of Surrey, U.K.)

Diagnosing Stress Problems with Photoelastic Testing
T.W.Corby (Measurements Group Inc., U.S.A.)

Digital Photoelastic Analysis of Stress Distributions in Castable Ceramic
Crown wirh Different Margin Designs.
Wei-Chung Wang (Nat. Tsing Hus University, Taiwan).


FOR FURTHER DETAILS OF THE FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM CONTACT THE SECRETARIAT:

E.G.LITTLE
Howmedica Research Prof.,
Dept. of Mech. and Prod. Eng.,
University of Limerick,
Limerick,
Ireland.

Telephone Int+353-61-333644
FAX Int+353-61-330316