The 12th international conference
Structural Integrity of Welded Structures

November 9-10, 2017 - Timisoara, Romania



Preliminary programme

Venue: PERLA Hotel, 9 Protopop George Dragomir Street, Timisoara, Romania (GPS 45.742241, 21.228241)

November 09, 2017

9.30 - 11.00

- Conference opening

- Presentation of ISIM departments

- Invited paper - "QUANTUM Computing" presented by Prof. D.D. Cioclov

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.45 Session I

• Introduction, dedicated to Prof. Stojan Sedmak
A. Sedmak

• Use of Non-Destructive Tests for the Assessment of Integrity and Service Life of Hydro-Mechanical Equipment
M. Arsić, S. Bošnjak, V. Grabulov, M. Mladenović, Z. Savić

• Fatigue Crack Propagation Limit Curves for S690QL and S960M High Strength Steels and their Welded Joints
J. Lukács, Á. Dobosy, M. Gáspár

• Fracture Toughness In The Transition Temperature Region
E. Džiho, Z. Radaković, B. Petrovski, S. Tadić, S. Petronić, S. Sedmak, B. Đorđević

• Re-Use of an Existing Steel Structure as Part of Sustainable Development
A. Feier, A. Radomir, R. Băncilă

• Investigations of Failure Mechanism and Structural Integrity of a Hydro-energetic Component
A. C. Murariu

12.45 - 13.15 Sponsors' presentations

13.15 - 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 - 16.00 Session II

• The Infrared Thermography by Finite Element Method Applied to the Characterization of the Homogeneity of a Welded Pipe
A. Eddazi, S. Belattar

• Finite Element Analysis of Thermal Distributions in Dissimilar Friction Stir Welding of Copper and Aluminum Alloy
M. Iordache, E. Niţu, C. Bădulescu, B. Radu, C. Ciucă

• P91 Steel Simulated HAZ Behaviour at 600oC
L. Milović, B. Aleksić, S. Petronić, A. M. Hemer, V. Aleksić

• Numerical Investigation of J-Integral on a Notched Pressure Vessel
S. Tadić , A. Sedmak, R. Nikolić

• Mathematical Modelling of Material Flow during Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Alloys
C. Ighisan, B. Radu, C. Ciucă

• Structural-Thermal Analysis of Welded Joints Using the ANSYS Workbench Platform
F. Vlădulescu

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 17.45 Session III

• The Influence of Mismatch Effect on the High Cycle Fatigue Resistance of High Strength Steels and their GMA Welded Joints
Á. Dobosy, M. Gáspár, J. Lukács

• Metallic - Ceramic Combination of HVOF Deposited Layers for Corrosion Protection Applications
A. V. Bîrdeanu, I. A. Perianu, C. Ciucă, C. Orha, M. Birdeanu,

• Adhesion Strength Test Comparison for HVOF Nickel Chrome Powders on Steel Substrates and Layer Characterization
M. Milgravis, I. A. Perianu, A. C. Murariu

• Composite Deposits Developed by Welding on Horizontal Mill Hammers
E.F. Binchiciu, Tr. Fleşer, I. Voiculescu, V. Geanta

• Equal RESITANT to Wear Blades Used in Rough Exploitation Conditions
D. Tihanov, D. Dinica, E.F. Binchiciu, H. Binchiciu

November 10, 2017

9.00 - 10.15 Session IV

• Functional Layers of Aluminium Alloy on Steel Made by Alternative Friction Processes, for Elements of Metal Structures.
L. N. López De Lacalle, G. Urbikain Pelayo, I. Azkona, V. Verbiţchi, R. Cojocaru, L.N. Boţilă, C. Ciucă, I.A. Perianu

• Microstructural Characterization of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) Joints from Dissimilar Metallic Aluminium - Copper Alloys
B. Radu, I. Hulka, R.Cojocaru, C. Ciucă, L. Boţilă

• Establishing the Dependence of Output Parameters Depending on Local Process Conditions for Friction Stir Welding of Pure Copper Plates
M. A. Constantin, A. Boşneag, E. Niţu,L. Boţilă

• Analysis and Correlation of Output Parameters versus Input Parameters for Friction Stir Welding of Three Dissimilar Aluminium Alloy
A. Boşneag, M. A. Cosntantin, E. Niţu, C. Ciucă

• New Joining Techniques for the Production of the Electrical Components in the Automotive Industry
R. Cojocaru, C. Ciucă, L. N. Boţilă, V. Verbiţchi, I. A. Perianu

10.15 - 10.45 Coffee break

10.45 - 12.15 Session V

• The Influence of Laser Drilling Process on the Microstructural Changes of Nickel Based Superalloy
S. Petronić, A. Milosavljević, M. Burzić, O. Eric-Cekić, S. Polić, R. Jovicić

• Assessing Student Capability to Visually Inspect Welded Joints
C. Simion

• Economical Considerations over 3d Printing Components for Abrasive Water Jet Machinery
M. D. Vasilescu, T. A. Vasilescu

• Experimental Investigations on Spot Welded Built-Up Cold-Formed Steel Beams
V. Ungureanu, I. Both, M. Burcă, Ş. Benzar, T. H. Nguyen, C. Neagu

• New Techniques for Joining by Riveting
L. . Boţilă, R. Cojocaru, C. Ciucă, I. A. Perianu

• Reliability, Technological Risks and Maintenance Decisions
S. Crâsteţi

12.15 - 12.30 Discussion

12.45 - Visiting ISIM laboratories

Important dates:

Submission of abstracts: September 08, 2017

Abstract acceptance: September 15, 2017

Submission of papers: October 21, 2017

Acceptance of papers: October 30, 2017

Call for papers

Authors are invited to participate with original papers in the conference. The enrolment is made on the basis of the annexed form, accompanied by the paper abstract (max. 500 words). The form will be sent by e-mail at the conference secretariat address ( until July 25, 2017.

The abstracts will be accepted after a peer-review procedure. Authors will be informed about the acceptance of their abstracts and will receive the template for editing the full text paper until August 12, 2017.

Enrolment form ( / )

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