Call for papers

The VDI Society for Energy Technology has issued a call for papers for its “Prevention of Damages in Power Plants” meeting, to be held Oct. 8-9, 1997, in Braunschweig, Germany. Recent research work in the field of damage prevention in central and industrial power plants and utilities will be presented. Papers are invited regarding damage analysis; monitoring and diagnostics of plants and components; behavior of materials and plant components; and maintenance, along with economic, legal and insurance problems. Languages of the meeting are German and English, without translation. Proposals are due by April 20, 1997. More information is available from Verein Deutscher Ingenieure at 49/211/6214-480, or by fax at 49/211/6214-161.