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Table of Contents

1. Low-velocity impact behaviour of open-cell foams
Reza Hedayati, Mojtaba Sadighi
2. Model construction and experimental verification of equivalent elastic modulus of double-helix wire rope
Hong Yue Chen, Kun Zhang, Yang Xi Bai, Ying Ma, Han Zhong Deng
3. The effects of viscoelastic and porous materials on the sound transmission of multilayer systems
Hadda Felhi, Majdi Abid, Mohamed Taktak, Hassen Trabelsi, Mabrouk Chaabane, Mohamed Haddar
4. Rocking of freestanding objects: theoretical and experimental comparisons
Antonio Gesualdo, Antonino Iannuzzo, Vincenzo Minutolo, Michela Monaco
5. Microstructural considerations on SH-wave propagation in a piezoelectric layered structure
Richa Goyal, Satish Kumar, Vikas Sharma
6. Investigation of inlet distortion effects on axial compressor performance based on Streamline Curvature method
Sarallah Abbasi, Alireza Pirnia, Reza Taghavi-Zenouz
7. Analytical model for investigation of the effect of friction power on the thermal stresses in the friction elements of brakes
Katarzyna Topczewska
8. Thermoelastic stresses in functionally graded rotating annular disks with variable thickness variations
Mohammed N.M. Allam, Rania Tantawy, Ashraf M. Zenkour
9. Assessment of the strength reduction factor in predicting the flexural strength
Sema Alacali, Guray Arslan
10. Monotonic behaviour of typical Al-Cu-Mg alloy pre-strained at elevated temperature
Adam Tomczyk, Andrzej Seweryn, Michał Doroszko
11. Free vibrational analysis of rectangular ducts with different joint conditions
Nagaraja Jade, B. Venkatesham
12. Numerical loss analysis in a compressor cascade with leading edge tubercles
Tan Zheng, Xiao-Qing Qiang, Jin-Fang Teng, Jin-Zhang Feng
13. Finite element study on thermal buckling of functionally graded piezoelectric beams considering inverse effects
Reza Nasirzadeh, Bashir Behjat, Mahsa Kharazi
14. Life prediction for LY12CZ notched plate based on continuum damage mechanics and genetic algorithm radial basis function method
Jiaying Gao, Peng Li
15. An efficient analysis of steady-state heat conduction involving curved line/surface heat sources in two/three-dimensional isotropic media
Mehrdad Mohammadi, Mohammad R. Hematiyan, Yuichuin Shiah
16. Structural response of multilayered aluminum and steel specimens subjected to high strain rate loading conditions
Danish Iqbal, Vikrant Tiwari
17. Bending, buckling and free vibration of a beam with unsymmetrically varying mechanical properties
Krzysztof Magnucki, Jerzy Lewiński, Ewa Magdalena Magnucka-Blandzi, Piotr Kędzia
18. Computational optimization and implementation of control system for mechatronic treadmill with body weight support system
Grzegorz Gembalczyk, Sławomir Duda, Eugeniusz Świtoński
19. Robust neural networks control of omni-mecanum wheeled robot with Hamilton-Jacobi inequality
Zenon Hendzel
20. Implications of inertia for hydroelastic instability of Herschel-Bulkley fluids in plane poiseuille flow
Shapour Jafargholinejad, Mohammad Najafi
21. Missile cold launch system simulation study
Robert Głębocki, Mariusz Jacewicz
22. Inclined surface cracks in a graded half-plane subjected to frictional sliding contact
Onur Arslan
23. XFEM simulation of introduced by pre-loading cracking influence on the strengthening of the cement treated mixture
Karol Brzeziński
24. On the mechanical nature of single walled carbon nanotube using Legendre’s polynomials
Parul Tiwari, Priyanka Nagar

Short Communications

1. Influence of the pulse shaper geometry on wave pulses in SHPB experiments
Robert Panowicz, Jacek Janiszewski, Krzysztof Kochanowski