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Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear

FFW 2018, 9-10 July 2018, Ghent University, Belgium

  • Magd Abdel Wahab


  • Presents the proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear (FFW 2018)

  • Includes papers written by leading experts and covering the latest advances in theory and industrial applications

  • Provides an overview of theoretical and analytical methods, numerical simulations, and experimental techniques in the area of fracture fatigue and wear

Conference proceedings FFW 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fracture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. M. Al-Mukhtar, Tareq Rahman, Qasim Muhammad Doos
      Pages 18-27
    3. Anagnostis Toulfatzis, Marianna Katsivarda, Andreas Rikos, Athanasios Vazdirvanidis, George Pantazopoulos
      Pages 28-40
    4. Mojtaba Ayatollahi, Soroor Varasteh, Amir Hossein Fartash
      Pages 69-77
    5. Shahram A. Dizaji, Haluk Darendeliler, Bilgin Kaftanoğlu
      Pages 78-83
    6. I. A. Volkov, L. A. Igumnov, S. Yu. Litvinchuk, I. V. Vorobtsov, M. V. Grigoryev
      Pages 107-124
    7. Malwina Stępniewska, Barbara Romelczyk-Baishya, Tomasz Brynk, Maciej Giżyński, Zbigniew Pakieła
      Pages 151-163
    8. Donato Di Vito, Tuomas Pärnänen, Jarno Jokinen, Olli Orell, Mikko Kanerva
      Pages 171-183
    9. Mengqiu Tao, Wenyi Wang, Zhihong Man, Zhenwei Cao, Hai Le Vu, Jinchuan Zheng et al.
      Pages 184-193

About these proceedings


These proceedings gather a selection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear (FFW 2018), held at Ghent University, Belgium on 9–10 July 2018.

The contributions, prepared by international scientists and engineers, cover the latest advances in and innovative applications of fracture mechanics, fatigue of materials, tribology and wear of materials.

The book is intended for academics, including graduate students and researchers, as well as industrial practitioners working in the areas of fracture fatigue and wear.


Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics Elastic Plastic Fracture Damage Mechanics Damage Tolerance Dynamic Fracture Crack Propagation Crack Initiation Fracture Control Computational Fracture Mechanics Fatigue Damage Fatigue Design Life Prediction Techniques Fatigue Crack Initiation Fatigue Crack Propagation Residual Stress Fatigue Mechanisms Short Crack Propagation Fretting Fatigue Wear Monitoring Wear Modeling

Editors and affiliations

  • Magd Abdel Wahab
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and ArchitectureGhent University GhentBelgium

About the editors

Prof Magd Abdel Wahab is a full time Professor of Applied Mechanics in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University, Belgium and an adjunct professor of computational mechanics at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. He received his B.Sc., 1988, in Civil Engineering and his M.Sc., 1991, in Structural Mechanics, both from Cairo University. Prof. Wahab completed his Ph.D. in Fracture Mechanics in 1995 at KU Leuven, Belgium. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Surrey in 2008. He has published more than 320 scientific papers in solid mechanics and dynamics of structures and edited more than 12 books and proceedings. His research interests include fracture mechanics, damage mechanics, fatigue of materials, durability, and dynamics and vibration of structures.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear
  • Book Subtitle FFW 2018, 9-10 July 2018, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Editors Magd Abdel Wahab
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lect.Notes Mechanical Engineering
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-13-0410-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4409-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-13-0411-8
  • Series ISSN 2195-4356
  • Series E-ISSN 2195-4364
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 819
  • Number of Illustrations 589 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Solid Mechanics
    Structural Materials
    Computational Science and Engineering
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