Call for Papers: Special Issue on "Structural Integrity"

Guest Editors:
• José A.F.O. Correia, University of Porto, Portugal
• Shun-Peng Zhu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
• Peter Huffman, Successful-Failure Consulting Corp., USA
• Filippo Berto, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway


This special issue is dedicated to promote scientific issues associated with design, safety, reliability and integrity of materials, structural mechanics, and structures. The special collection will focus on issues related with structural engineering and mechanics, structural integrity, durability, stability, safety, probabilistic approaches, mathematical problems, design, fluid-structure and soil-structure interactions, loading effects, fatigue, fracture mechanics, damage mechanics, analytical and numerical simulation, experimental observations, and other related areas. Invited manuscripts are expected from engineers, metallurgists, structural scientists, among others, allowing a very multidisciplinary discussion.

The articles for the special issue should be full length original articles of previously unpublished material, and will be subject to the usual peer review process of the Journal, coordinated by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief.

In order to complete the special volume in a timely manner, we request that the manuscripts for this special volume be submitted by June 30, 2021.
 

How to submit your article
The articles for the special issue should be full length original articles. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publisher. Interested authors should consult the journal’s “Submission Guidelines” at https://www.springer.com/journal/10704/submission-guidelines.

Articles should be submitted through Editorial Manager: https://www.editorialmanager.com/frac/default.aspx

The special issue is created as submission questionnaire in the system. When you submit your paper you will be asked if your paper belongs to a special issue. If you answer yes, a pull down menu prompts up where you can select: “S.I. Structural Integrity”. 
All submitted papers will be reviewed soon as soon as they are received. Accepted papers are published Online First until the complete Special Issue is published.