Second International Conference
on Mechanical Spectroscopy, MS-II

Kraków, Poland, 3-8 December, 2000

AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland


Sunday, December 3, 2000

9.00 - 16.00 Registration
AGH University of Science and Technology, Building A-2, 1st floor
Room 119: 'Sala Konferencyjna'
16.30 Departure to Krynica from the parking lot in front of the
A-2 Building and AGH Library
19.05 Arrival to Krynica: D.W. Ba¶ka and Rapsodia Hotel
20.30 Opening Dinner Rapsodia Hotel


Monday, December 4

7.00 - 8.00

Breakfast Rapsodia Hotel
8.05 Opening
8.10 - 10.25
Novel Concept of Mechanical Spectroscopy: Fundamentals and Experimental Techniques
L. B. Magalas (Poland)
10.30 - 12.00
Mechanical Spectroscopy and Other Relaxation Spectroscopies
S. Etienne and L. David (France)
Coffee break

12.00 - 13.15

WORKSHOP Presentation of scientific instruments
13.15 - 14.15 LUNCH Rapsodia Hotel
Chairman S. P. Nikanorov
14.30 - 16.00
Mechanical Relaxation Effects Due to Interstitial Solute Atoms in Metals
H. Numakura (Japan)
16.15 - 17.30
Strain-Induced Interaction of Dissolved Atoms and Mechanical
Relaxations in Solid Solutions

M. S. Blanter (Russia) and L. B. Magalas (Poland)
Coffee break
18.00 - 18.30
Low Frequency Internal Friction of Oxide-Ion Conductor La2Mo2O9
Q. F. Fang and X. P. Wang (P.R. China)
18.30 - 18.45
Mechanical Spectroscopy of the Snoek Carbon Relaxation
in Fe-Al-C Alloys

T. V. Pozdova and I. S. Golovin (Russia)
19.45 - 23.00 Round Table Discussion: Zener Prize laureates from 1965 to 1989. Rapsodia Hotel


Tuesday, December 5

7.00 - 8.10

Breakfast Rapsodia Hotel
Chairman H. Numakura
8.15 - 9.45
Computer Simulation of Internal Friction Spectrum Utilizing an
Interactive Kink Chain Mobile Foreign Interstitial Model

T. O. Ogurtani, M. R. Gungor and E. E. Oren (Turkey)
10.00 - 11.15
Atomic Structure of Common Type Grain Boundaries.
Mechanisms of Grain Boundary Internal Friction

B. Darinskii (Russia)
Coffee break
11.40 - 12.40
Amplitude Dependent Internal Friction and Mechanical Properties  of Crystals
S. P. Nikanorov (Russia)
12.45 - 13.00
Critical Experimental Results on Snoek-Köster Relaxation in Iron-based Alloys
L. B. Magalas, S. Etienne and T. Malinowski
13.15 - 14.15 LUNCH Rapsodia Hotel
Chairman B. Darinskii
14.30 - 15.30
Acousto-Optical Spectroscopy of Dislocations in Wide Band Gap

B. K. Kardashev (Russia)
15.45 - 17.15
Mechanical Relaxations in Metallic Glasses
V. Khonik (Russia)
Coffee break
17.30 - 19.00
Mechanical Spectroscopy of Ceramic Materials
J. Ilczuk (Poland)
20.00 - 22.30 Round Table Discussion: Zener Prize laureates from 1993 to 2000.


Wednesday, December 6

7.00 - 8.15

Breakfast Rapsodia Hotel
Chairman Q. F. Fang
8.30 - 9.05
Internal Friction of Foamed Aluminum
C. S. Liu and Z. G. Zhu (P.R. China)
9.05 - 9.25
Damping of some Aluminium Foams at Low Amplitudes
I. S. Golovin (Russia) and H.-R. Sinning (Germany)
9.25 - 9.45
Amplitude Dependent Mechanical Damping of some Metallic Foams
I. S. Golovin (Russia), H.-R. Sinning, J. Göken. and W. Riehemann (Germany)
Coffee break
Chairman L. B. Magalas
10.00 - 10.45 Carl Zeiss' Presentation
10.55 - 11.20
Concept for Investigation of Power Plant Piping Systems Operating  in Creep Range to Extend their Service Lives Through Improvement Measures
R. Blume and M. Castello (Germany)
11.20 - 11.40
Non-Destructive Testing of the Surface of Cold-Rolled Steel Sheets by Mechanical Spectroscopy
T. Malinowski, L. B. Magalas (Poland), S. Etienne and L. David (France)
12.45 Departure to Jaworzyna Hill and Gondola Lift
13.45 Lunch at Jaworzyna Hill
15.00 Gondola Lift and departure to D.W. Ba¶ka
Chairman B. K. Kardashev
16.30 - 16.50
Damping Capacity of Ti-Ni Shape Memory Alloys
I. Yoshida and S. Yoshida (Japan)
16.50 - 17.10
Mechanical Spectroscopy in Cu-Al-Zn and Cu-Al-Ni Alloys
B. Kosturbiec, J. Rasek, R. Wi¶niewski and H. Morawiec (Poland)
Coffee break
Chairman A. M. Gleser
17.30 - 17.45
Influence of Technology Obtaining of the Pzt Type Ceramics
on their Mechanical Properties

R. Zachariasz and J. Ilczuk (Poland)
17.45 - 18.00
C - 11
Investigation of the Phase Transitions in the Pzt Type Piezoceramic
B. Bru¶ and J. Ilczuk (Poland)
20.00 - 22.30 Round Table Discussion: Clarence Melvin Zener


Thursday, December 7

7.00 - 8.15 Breakfast Rapsodia Hotel
8.30 -13.15


  • Presentation of Digital Optical Microscopes and Portable Digital Optical Microscopes
  • New Generation of Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges
  • Presentation of the Mechanical Spectrometer, LFDMA-2001
    Vibran Technologies (USA)
  • Multifunctional Mechanical Spectrometer: 10-4 - 10 Hz
    L. B. Magalas, T. Malinowski and A. Piłat (Poland)
  • Round Table Discussion: 'Development of Resonant, Subresonant and 'Baby-Size' Mechanical Spectrometers'
13.15 - 14.15 LUNCH Rapsodia Hotel
Chairman S. Etienne
14.30 - 15.00
Determination of Elastic Properties of Crystals
with Pulsed Ultrasound and Mechanical Resonance
U. Straube, H. Beige and V. Müller (Germany)
15.00 - 15.30
Conservation Energy and Absorption in Acoustic Fields for Linear and Nonlinear Propagation
J. Wójcik
15.30 - 15.45
Selected Applications of Wavelet Transform
L. B. Magalas, J. Kwa¶niewski and T. Malinowski
15.45 - 16.00
On the Investigation Method of the Mechanical Properties
Observed in Filaments
A. Wasilewski and T. Więcek (Poland)
Coffee break
16.30 - 16.45
C - 18
Mechanical Spectroscopy of Hadfield Steel
L. B. Magalas, T. Malinowski
16.45 - 17.00
L - 12
The Impulse Mechanical Spectrometer - Selected Applications and  Non-Destructive Testing
G. Roebben (Belgium), L. B. Magalas (Poland) and J. W. Lemmens (Belgium)
17.15 - 18.15

Meeting of the Members of the International Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Mechanical Spectroscopy, MS-II and MS-III.
Landmarks: ICIFUAS, ECIFUAS and MS Conferences.
The Zener Prize and Zener Gold Medal.

19.30 - 23.15 Congress Dinner


Friday, December 8

8.00 - 9.00 Breakfast Rapsodia Hotel
9.15 Departure to Kraków
11.45 Arrival to Kraków
Visit to the Princes Czartoryski Museum in Kraków

Special visit to admire 'Lady with the Ermine'
Leonardo Da Vinci. On-site comparison with the Conference Poster on MS, ICIFUAS and the Zener Prize.

Free entrance for MS-II participants.

19.00 - 21.15 Aleksander Fredro, '¦luby Panieńskie czyli Magnetyzm Serca'
Słowacki Theatre in the Old City
Directed by S. Torsch, Teatr Rozmaito¶ci from Warsaw

Free entrance for MS-II participants


Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9

Visit of the Faculty of Metallurgy and Materials Science,
AGH University of Science and Technology