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BETECH 2003 - 15th Int'l Conference on Boundary Element Technology
These successful meetings provide a unique forum for the review of the latest work on the interaction between computational methods and experimental measurements.
Date: May 19, 2003 - May 21, 2003
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Organizer: Wessex Institute of Technology
Special Fields: Boundary Element Methods
Deadlines: July 18, 2002 (abstract)
Type of Event: Conference, International

The 15th International Conference on Boundary Element Technology provides an established platform for the exchange of ideas in the field. The meeting will give the opportunity for researchers and industrial users to discuss novel advances in the theory and application of the Boundary Element Method (BEM).

This conference, to take place in Dearborn, Detroit, will be particularly focused on the solution of industrial problems, including those of interest to the automotive and aerospace industry.

The meeting has the collaboration of major institutions in the region as well as from Europe and the rest of the world.


Boundary element researchers, research code developers and industrial users will benefit from attending this conference.


• Keep up-to-date on the latest advances in the field.
• Present your research within a unique forum.
• Collaborate with experts from around the world.
• Immediate publication of your research, if your paper is accepted. The conference book is distributed at the time of Registration.
• Your research work will be publicised internationally.


Detroit is known as the Motor City or "Motown". Located in the Southeastern part of Michigan, it is renowned for it's massive automobile industry. The world headquarters for General Motors Chrysler and Ford are based in this area. The neighbouring town of Dearborn was the home of Ford Motor Company's founder, Henry Ford.


The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. Minutes from downtown Detroit and located in the historic home of the American automobile, with the unique Henry Ford Museum and Ford Motor Company headquarters nearby. The hotel offers a choice of five restaurants and a fabulous revolving roof-top lounge. There are many local restaurants nearby to choose from.

Special negotiated accommodation rates will be offered to delegates attending the conference. Further details regarding booking will be made available in the Provisional Programme


Corrosion and galvanic protection
Fluid flow
Heat transfer
Industrial applications
Shape optimisation
Stress analysis
Wear and contact problems
Vibrations and dynamics
Fracture and fatigue
Noise and industrial vibrations
Practical advantages of BEM over FEM
Combined modelling approaches
Advances in BEM computing
New applications

Event record first posted on April 17, 2002, last modified on April 17, 2002

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