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


Programme   [complete Programme as PDF-Download]
Second Day:  Tuesday, 20th of May, 2003 [First Day, Monday, 19th of May, 2003] Programm of the second day
Technical Session 1
“Limit State Design and FEA”
3.1 The new brittle fracture concept for EN13445,  part 2, Annex B

P. Langenberg, IWT Aachen, Germany;
R. Sandström, KTH Stockholm, Sweden;
J. Buchholz, RWTH Aachen, Germany;
M. A. Guerrero, ITMA, Spain

9.00 – 9.30
3.2 Application of ductile fracture assessment methods for the assessment of pressure vessels from HSS

J. Schiedermaier, U. Eisele, MPA Stuttgart, Germany

9.30 – 10.00
3.3 FEA of an example vessel demonstrating the performance of the different steels

Th. Kermanidis, A. Diamantoudis, University of Patras, Greece

10.00 – 10.30
3.4 Ductile instability – is it a problem? Critical remarks on the use of FEA for PV-design

M. Veljkovic, O. Lagerqvist, J. Gozzi, LTU Lulea, Sweden;
K. Rahka, VTT, Finland

10.30 – 11.00

  Coffee-Break 11.00 – 11.30

4.1 Application of the results of the ECOPRESS project from an end-user point of view

S. Winnik, Exxon Mobil Chemicals, UK

11.30 – 12.00
4.2 EPERC – The European research organisation for pressure vessel research and its contribution to standardization

G. Baylac

12.00 – 12.30
4.3 Discussion of future directions for research with respect to application of modern steels for pressure vessels

P. Langenberg, co-ordinator of the discussion

12.30 – 13.00
End of Seminar

  Lunch-Break 13.00 – 14.00

EPERC TT2 meeting [details]

(open for all participants of the ECOPRESS-seminar)
14.00 – 17.30
[First Day, Monday, 19th of May, 2003] Programm of the second day