The XV Portuguese Fracture Conference – PCF2016, jointly organized by ENIDH and IST, from 10 to 12 February 2016 was held with great success. More than fifty participants presented a number of scientific papers that enabled an excellent exchange of scientific experience and fruitful discussions about the latest developments in the research field of engineering.
The organizing committee is grateful to all authors by their participation, and to the support given by the sponsors of this event: ENIDH, IDMEC, IST, Instron, SPM, CMOeiras, CGD and Elsevier.
On behalf of organizing committee
Prof. Luis Reis