We welcome papers from the full range of lightweight materials and processing technologies for turning the materials into components, topics include but not limited to:
• Lightweight materials preparation and manufacture including light alloys and composites;
• The use of ultra-high strength materials, such as ultra high strength steel (UHSS) & nickel alloys, for designing and manufacturing lightweight components and structures;
• Design and manufacturing for lightweight components & structures;
• Additive manufacturing;
• Plasticity manufacturing technologies – materials forming;
• Joining techniques for lightweight structures for similar and dissimilar materials;
• Tool design and manufacture for producing lightweight materials and components;
• Non-traditional machining techniques;
• Other innovative materials processing & manufacturing technologies.