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CERTBOND Final Conference

Date: 6, 7 & 8 September 2023
Venue: Seville, Spain

The Certbond final conference will take place in Seville, aiming at summarizing our past activities and providing a glimpse into the future of our network, Post-Certbond in a nice friendly atmosphere.

Please see further information in the booklet.

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Grant Period 4: Important Remark

Calls for STSMs and ITCs are closed as the budget has been fully used.

2nd CERTBOND Training School

The second Certbond Training School took place at the University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, from 17 to 19 October 2022.

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Winner of the Best Presentation Award

Luca M. Martulli for the presentation entitled “A highly efficient use of the VCCT to simulate fatigue crack propagation in bonded joints”.

Winner of the Best R&D Proposal Award

Monica Loureiro, Vera Obradović, Oguzcan Inal, Charline van Innis, Anđelo Valčić for the proposal entitled “Development of sustainable composite joints fit for future transportation requirements (FIT-joint)”.
The role of the edge-effect in non-conventional failures of adhesive joints with cross-ply laminates

Applicant: Alberto Barroso
Reference: CA18120_STS
Dates: from 2022-07-02 to 2022-07-07
Beneficiary Institution: University of Seville, Spain
Hosting Institution: University of Padova (in Vicenza), Italy
Contact Name: Paolo Andrea Carraro, Italy
Relevant Working Groups: WG2

Adhesion strength of adhesively and ultrasonically bonded Ti-Al laminated composites under high-strain rate laser shock loading

Applicant: Uroš Trdan
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-STSM-39d43f1d
Dates: from 2022-06-06 to 2022-07-08
Beneficiary Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hosting Institution: Laboratoire PIMM (ENSAM/CNRS/CNAM), Paris, France
Contact Name: Laurent Berthe, France
Relevant Working Groups: WG5

Implementation of the Coupled Criterion (CC) in its asymptotic form (i.e., based on Williams' type series expansion) to predict the growth of the crack along the adhesive bonded interface

Applicant: María de los Ángeles Herrera Garrido
Reference: CA18120_STSM_3e84b2eb
Dates: from 2022-05-01 to 2022-05-31
Beneficiary Institution: University of Seville, Spain
Hosting Institution: Sorbonne University, France
Contact Name: Dominique Leguillon, France
Relevant Working Groups: WG4

Loading Rate Dependency of SERR During Fatigue Experiments

Applicant: Lucas Adamos
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-359c7a57
Dates: from 2022-04-01 to 2022-05-01
Beneficiary Institution: University of Patras, Greece
Hosting Institution: Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Contact Name: Rene C. Alderliesten, Netherlands
Relevant Working Groups: WG2

Calibration and experimental validation of FE numerical models for adhesive Bonded-in-Rod (BIR) connections in timber structures

Applicant: Chiara Bedon
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-910c2ea5
Dates: from 2022-01-23 to 2022-01-29
Beneficiary Institution: University of Trieste, Italy
Hosting Institution: University of Zagreb, Croatia
Contact Name: Vlatka Rajcic, Croatia
Relevant Working Groups: WG2

Toughening of adhesively bonded joints using CFRP patterning

Applicant: Rosemere de Araujo Alves Lima
Reference: CA18120_STS
Dates: from 2022-01-09 to 2022-03-01
Beneficiary Institution: Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Hosting Institution: TU Delft, Netherlands
Contact Name: Sofia Teixeira de Freitas, Netherlands
Relevant Working Groups: WG2 – WG4

Comparative study of adhesive bonding and resistance element welding of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer and Steel

Applicant: Aleksija Đurić
Reference: ECOST-STSM-Request-CA18120-48235
Dates: from 2021-09-20 to 2021-10-15
Beneficiary Institution: University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hosting Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Slovenia
Contact Name: Damjan Klobčar, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Relevant Working Groups: WG2