MATAR 2012

9th International Conference
MATAR 2012
Machine Tools, Automation, Robotics and Technology

12th–14th September 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

The conference focuses on

  • Design, modeling, optimization and identification of machine tool and robot structures, new machine tool and robot configurations;
  • Spindle modeling, testing and diagnostics;
  • Feed drive modeling and optimization, control systems, control strategies and mechatronics;
  • Machining dynamics and process optimization, chatter avoidance;
  • Thermal behavior of machine tools;
  • High precision machining and high precision machines;
  • Micromachining and micro manipulation;
  • Cutting process simulation and virtual machining;
  • CAD/CAM systems and strategies for high productivity;
  • Cutting tools, cutting processes, abrasive processes, cutting conditions and their optimization;
  • Unconventional processes and manufacturing machines (EDM, laser cutting), hybrid manufacturing processes;
  • Monitoring of technological processes, intelligent machines and intelligent manufacturing;
  • Machining of difficult-to-cut materials (titanium alloys, nickel alloys, stainless steel, hard materials) and non-metallic materials (composites, ceramics);
  • Environmental aspects of the design and operation of machine tools;
  • Industrial case studies related to the above mentioned topics.