This conference, to be held in Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, is sponsored by the University of Plymouth Advanced Composites Manufacturing Centre and Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (UK & Ireland Chapter).
Papers are invited on the topics listed below, and related themes. The work to be described may be experimental or theoretical and related to research or industrial applications and address materials and design, manufacturing, mechanical performance, environmental performance, non-destructive testing, and environmental implications. Papers should focus on applications for ships, yachts, powerboats, multi-hulls, autonomous underwater vessels, submarines, signage, masts, propellers, stern gear, stealth/radar/sonar, wave energy, tidal energy, offshore wind turbines.
The abstract (200-300 words) should clearly state the objectives, (anticipated) results and novelty/conclusions of the work undertaken. Abstracts to be submitted by 14 January 2003.