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19th and 20th of May 2003 in Aachen                           European Commission 5th framework RTD project


Programme    [complete Programme as PDF-Download]
First Day:  Monday, 19th of May, 2003 [Second Day, Tuesday, 20th of May, 2003] Programm of the second day
Welcome to the ECOPRESS seminar
Prof. Dr. W. Bleck, Vice-Rector of the RWTH Aachen
12.45 – 13.00
1.1 ECOPRESS: introduction, background and purpose

P. Langenberg, co-ordinator ECOPRESS,
designated convenor of CENTC54 JWG B, IWT Aachen, Germany

13.00 – 13.30
1.2 Modern high strength QT-, TM- and Duplex-stainless steels

P. Bocquet, Industeel, France;
G. Luxenburger, AG der Dillinger Huettenwerke, Germany;
D. Porter, Rautaruukki, Finland;
C. Ericsson, Avesta Polarit, Sweden

13.00 – 13.30
1.3 Survey of critical issues for the European Standard for unfired pressure vessels

G. Baylac, Consultant for Pressure Equipment,
convenor of CEN/TC 54 /TG DBA, France

13.30 – 14.00

  Coffee-Break 14.30 – 15.00

Technical Session 1
2.1 Performance of HSS with respect to mechanical properties

J. Buchholz, RWTH Aachen, Germany;
R. Lezcano Ruiz, ITMA, Spain;
J. Schiedermaier, MPA Stuttgart, Germany

15.00 – 15.30
2.2 Performance of DUPLEX-stainless steels with respect to mechanical properties

C. Ericsson, Avesta Polarit, Sweden;
O. Lagerqvist, LTU Lulea, Sweden;
R. Sandström, KTH Stockholm, Sweden

15.30 – 16.00
2.3 Performance of TMCP-steels with respect to mechanical properties

K. Rahka, VTT, Finland;
D. Porter, Rautaruukki, Finland

16.30 – 17.00
2.4 Welding of High Strength Steels

S. Starck, C. Bonnet, Air Liquide, France

17.00 – 17.30
2.5 Fracture toughness estimations from charpy tests

K. Wallin, VTT, Finland

17.30 – 18.00
End of first day
  Conference Dinner [details] 20.00 h