4th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes
8-11th July 2014, Beaumont Estates, Old Windsor, UK


Scope of the Conference

ICASP-4 covers all aspects of solidification and casting from fundamentals to applications. The conference will include but will not be limited to:

  • Fundamentals
    • Thermophysical properties of metallic liquids
    • Thermodynamics of multi-component systems
    • Wetting between liquid and nucleating substrates
    • Heterogeneous nucleation
    • Grain refinement
    • Solid/liquid interface
    • Crystal growth
    • Macro- and micro-segregation
    • Defect formation
    • Microstructure formation
  • Solidification processing
    • Melt processing / treatment
    • Continuous casting
    • Shape casting
    • Directional solidification
    • Rapid solidification
    • Semi-solid processing
    • Solidification under microgravity
    • Solidification under externally applied fields
  • Characterisation
    • Advanced microscopy
    • Electron beam analysis
    • Transparent organic analogues
    • X-ray tomography
    • Synchrotron imaging and analysis
  • Modelling and simulation
    • Analytical modelling
    • Phase field modelling
    • Molecular dynamics (MD) simulation
    • Multi-scale modelling and simulation
    • Macro-scale modelling and simulation