Issue 35

Fracture and Structural Integrity, 35 (2016); ISSN 1971-9883 VIII …. ECF21 is more and more near!! ear friends, just an update about the most important event that IGF is organizing: the 21 st European Conference on Fracture, under the auspices of the European Structural Integrity Society. This event will be held in Catania, Italy (June 20- 24, 2015) and, according to the ECFs events tradition, will allows to hundred of researchers to meet in the wonderful land of Sicily. I don’t want to bother you describing the sea, the culture, the food, the people of Sicily … join us and you will see by your own!!! In these lines I wish only to underline few details: - Abstract summission deadline has been postponed: 15.01.2016; - Proceedings will be published in Procedia Structural Integrity (Elsevier); Templates are available in the ECF21 website; - Special issues will be published in Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Engineering Failure Analysis, International Journal of Fatigue and Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics; - A Summer School titled “Understanding and modelling fracture and fatigue of materials and structures” will be organized before the ECF event (June 18-19, 2015) You can find all the details in the ECF21 website …. Looking forward to meeting you in Catania!!! Francesco Iacoviello F&IS Chief Editor D