Abstract and full paper submission

Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 September 2018
East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK  

To download the call for papers leaflet, click here.

Abstracts and papers should be submitted online at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cm2018-mfpt2018. Invited papers should be linked to the appropriate session; all other papers should be linked to 'general session'.

We encourage papers from both academia and industry on the following topics:
Applications• Integrated vehicle health management (IVHM)
Architecture of CM systems• Instrumentation for CM
Asset Management• IT in CM
• Certification, education and training in CM
• Machinery failure analysis and prevention
• CM for biomedical and health care applications
• Maintenance planning, scheduling and control
• CM applications
• Materials and structural health monitoring
• CM case studies
• Modelling and signal processing for CM
• CM systems and applications
• CM for civil engineering • Optimisation in CM 
• CM for manufacturing • Pattern recognition for CM
• Condition monitoring (CM) methods and technologies • Pattern recognition for CM 
Cost benefit analysis• Performance 
• Damage • Physics of failure, fault/failure modes 
• Data mining and fusion • Prognostics 
• Decision support for CM • Repair and overhaul 
• Design and life cycle integrity
• Risk assessment
• Education and training in CM
• Root cause analysis
• Engineering standards in CM
• Sensors and actuators
Equipment troubleshooting
• Through-life support
• Failure assessment, failure consequences
• Training and certification
Wireless CM

Other relevant topics are welcome.
All abstracts and papers will be subject to peer review by members of the international scientific advisory committee. All approved papers will appear in the conference proceedings. Papers will be published only upon receiving the full registration fee and a signed copyright form (provided by BINDT upon acceptance of submission).

Selected papers may be published in BINDT's international journal Insight, the International Journal of Condition Monitoring or other leading international journals. Papers related to 'case studies' may be published in BINDT's newsletters, Condition Monitor and NDT News.

For further information contact: Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438300; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email: cm_mfpt@bindt.org; Web: www.cm-mfpt.org