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Table of Contents

1. Implicit scheme of the finite difference method for the second-order dual phase lag equation
Ewa Majchrzak, Bohdan Mochnacki
2. A numerical upper bound formulation with sensible-arranged velocity discontinuities and orthotropic material strength behaviour
Mingjing Li, Josef Füssl, Markus Lukacevic, Josef Eberhardsteiner, Chris Martin
3. Fractional heat conduction in a sphere under mathematical and physical Robin conditions
Urszula Siedlecka, Stanisław Kukla
4. Theoretical and experimental investigations of the bifurcation behavior of creep groan of automotive disk brakes
Xingwei Zhao, Nils Gräbner, Utz von Wagner
5. Skin friction estimation in a strong decelerating flow
Artur Dróżdż, Witold Elsner, D. Sikorski
6. A two-dimensional finite element model for grain boundary based on thermo-mechanical strain gradient plasticity
Yooseob Song, George Z. Voyiadjis
7. The use of Vacuum Packed Particles with adaptable properties in acoustic applications
Robert Zalewski, Michał Rutkowski
8. Protocol to define material behavior and failure strain level at low and high strain rates based on compression test
Tomasz Jankowiak, Alexis Rusinek, Amine Bendarma
9. Experimental investigation and modelling of hot forming B4C/AA6061 low volume fraction reinforcement composites
Kailun Zheng, Gaohui Wu, Roger W. Hall, Jianguo Lin, Trevor A. Dean
10. Mechanical properties and advanced subjects in shape-memory alloy and polymer
Ryosuke Matsui, Kohei Takeda, Hisaaki Tobushi, Elżbieta A. Pieczyska
11. On problems with solution-dependent load
Roman Bogacz, Kurt Frischmuth
12. Numerical nodelling of a dynamic contact problem with normal damped response and unilateral constraint
Mikael Barboteu, Youssef Ouakik, Mircea Sofonea
13. Effect of cyclic hardening on stress relaxation in SUS316HTP under creep-fatigue loading at 700ºC: experiments and simulations
Nobutada Ohno, Tatsuya Sasaki, Takehiro Shimata, Kenji Tokuda, Kimiaki Yoshida, Dai Okumura
14. Model order reduction of Mikota’s vibration chain including damping effects by means of proper orthogonal decomposition
Wolfgang E. Weber, Bernd W. Zastrau
15. Vibration of a mistuned three-bladed rotor under regular and chaotic excitations
Jerzy Warminski, Jerzy Latalski, Zofia Szmit
16. Mechanical response of notched marble beams under bending versus acoustic emissions and electric activity
Stavros K. Kourkoulis, Ermioni D. Pasiou, Ioanna Dakanali, Ilias Stavrakas, Dimos Triantis