Characterizing Elastomer Fatigue Behavior for Analysis and Engineering – an Endurica Master Training Course

Characterizing Elastomer Fatigue Behavior for Analysis and Engineering
Endurica’s most requested course provides a thorough explanation of the essential principles and practices of material characterization for fatigue life prediction and strategies and procedures for planning effective fatigue test programs as well as making effective use of crack nucleation and fracture mechanics tools. Become a #fatigueninja. Our next available training dates:

February 17-19, 2020 at Leartiker , Markina-Xemein Spain MORE DETAILS

March 16-18, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Register online

November 9-11, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA



W.V. MarsDr. Will Mars is an internationally acclaimed authority on the topic of damage mechanics in elastomers, and an award-winning speaker. He brings to his lectures two decades of experience developing product testing and simulation methods in the rubber industry, as well as experience teaching graduate courses as an adjunct professor at the University of Toledo. Dr. Mars has received several awards for his scientific contributions and innovations, including the 2017 Arnold Smith Special Service Award and the 2007 Sparks-Thomas Award — both from the Rubber Division ACS (American Chemical Society) , and the 1999 Henry Fuchs Award of the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Fatigue Design & Evaluation committee. Dr. Mars is also the current editor of the journal Rubber Chemistry & Technology, and is a past editor of Tire Science Technology.

What Attendees are Saying . . .

“Great hands on, very applicable to my FEA work.”

“Gave me awareness of issues we need to consider.”

“Knowledgeable instructor, helpful class discussion.”


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