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ESAFORM is a non-profit scientific association. It was founded in January 1997 with the aim to propagate interest for all types of materials and all topics connected to Material Forming. Follow our page and the RSS feed to keep up with ESAFORM news.

ESAFORM 2015 bulletin

The ESAFORM 2015 bulletin is here, containing

  • ESAFORM life
  • Scientific & technical news
  • Reports from the labs
  • Conference diary
  • PhD defences
  • Short & advanced courses

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ESAFORM 2016 International Conference

The 19th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming – ESAFORM 2016 will be held in Nantes, France between 27 and 29th of April, 2016.

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The International Journal of Material Forming

We are happy to announce that the International Journal of Material Forming has just received its first Impact Factor. The IF for 2013 is 1.418.

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Workshop: Advanced physical simulation for metals forming

The ESAFORM 2015 Pre-Conferece Workshop "Advanced physical simulation for metals forming" is a two days course, planned from 13 - 14 April 2015. Topics will include Thermomechanical simulation of multipass processes, correlation with the flow evolution, microstructure evolution and geometrical changes with FEM. Details can be found on the website.


Conference: METAL FORMING 2016

Metal Forming 2016 is the 16th in a series of International Conferences organized since 1974 by AGH Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza in Kraków, Poland. Over 200 regular papers and 6 specially invited keynote lectures are expected.

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Conference: NUMISHEET 2016

The NUMISHEET conference series have been established as a world-class forum through which new intellectual ideas and technologies in the area of sheet metal forming simulation are exchanged.

The conference will be held in Bristol, UK, between 4-9, September, 2016.

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Conference: NUMIFORM 2016

The NUMIFORM conferences series, introduced by Prof. O.C. Zienkiewicz in 1982 is taking place every three years at alternating locations around the globe. The NUMIFORM international conferences series aim to provide a forum where recent advances and future directions in the numerical simulations of manufacturing processes are discussed by engineers and scientists from industry and academia worldwide.

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