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  E08 Fatigue and Fracture

Title: Workshop on Multiaxial Fatigue & Mixed Mode Fatigue Crack Growth
Dates: Thursday November 13 2014 - Thursday November 13 2014
Location: Sheraton New Orleans; New Orleans, LA
Event Name: Workshop on Multiaxial Fatigue and Mixed Mode Fatigue Crack Growth

About The Event
Registration Information
Continuing Education Units
Technical Chair Contact Information
Standards Development Meetings
Future Meeting Dates
Hotel Information


A Workshop on Multiaxial Fatigue & Mixed Mode Fatigue Crack Growth will be held Thursday, November 13, 2014. Sponsored by ASTM Committee E08.01 on Research and Education, the workshop will be held at the Sheraton in New Orleans, LA, in conjunction with the November standards development meetings of Committee.

ASTM committee E08.01 is sponsoring a workshop on multiaxial fatigue and fatigue crack growth as well as mixed mode fatigue crack growth testing. Areas of interest include modeling methods as well as characterization procedures for combined mode I, mode II and mode III fatigue, fracture and mechanical testing, under uniaxial or multiaxial loading. The purpose is to identify and explore existing test methods and to highlight a need for mixed failure mode characterization of metallic materials so that they may be included in relevant ASTM standards. Given that an ASTM testing standard exists on axial-torsion testing (E2207), this workshop also intends to attract more presentations on cruciform testing. In addition, researchers interested in applications of mixed-mode test data and development of mixed-mode crack growth and fracture criteria are also encouraged to respond. This workshop is an opportunity to learn about both new and existing test techniques as applicable to mixed mode loading fatigue, fracture or mechanical testing standards.


Online registration opens approximately 8 weeks before the workshop and closes November 5, 2014. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.

Students – A student's fee is waived, provided that he/she is a full-time student and is not employed full time. After registering online, the student must check in at the ASTM Registration Desk on site and present his/her student ID. The waived fee includes admission to the technical sessions only.

All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, are urged to register online for this event so that space requirements can be accommodated. If you do not register online by the closing date, then you must register upon arrival at the workshop. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at workshop.

A refund of the workshop fee will be honored only if requested at least 7 business days prior to the workshop. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Hannah Sparks at or 610-832-9678.

If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at, Tel: 610-832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).



On Site

ASTM Member Fee
Non-Member Fee
Presenter Fee
Student Fee


Workshop attendees interested in receiving 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the workshop, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the workshop.


Additional information about the symposium is available from Workshop Co-Chairman Dr. Mark A. James, Alcoa, Pittsburgh, PA, Email:, tel: 724-337-3466; Dr. Min Liao, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Email:, tel: 613-990-9812 and Jason Bely, Alcoa Technical Center, Alcoa Center, PA, Email:, tel: 724-337-3640.


Meeting schedules of Committee E08 are posted on the ASTM web site at or contact the ASTM staff manager, Jeff Adkins at or tel: 610-832-9738.


The workshop will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans. Hotel registration information will be posted at the ASTM website approximately 8 weeks before the workshop.


The workshop will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans. Hotel registration information will be posted at the ASTM website approximately 8 weeks before the workshop.

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