The aim of the
Symposium is to establish an international forum for presenting and discussing
historical developments in the field of Machine and Mechanism Science
(HMM). This is a third event of a
Symposium series that has been started in
IFToMM PC Commission for History of MMS
S. Rao, India Institute of Technology (
H. S. Yan, Cheng Kung University (Taiwan, China-Taipei)
The main subject covers all aspects of MMS development (machine, mechanism, kinematics, design method, ¡) from technical viewpoints, concerning persons, events, things and experience and theories of MMS development, and in the form of reasoning and argumentation, demonstration and identification, description and judgment and evaluation.
* modern review of past works
* people history and their works
* direct memories of recent past
* historic development of theories
* history of the design of machines and mechanisms
* developments of mechanical design and automation
* historic developments of teaching
* history of schools of engineering
* Education of engineering
Full papers SHOULD be submitted electronically in PDF format according to guidelines in the webpage. Please indicate the corresponding author to (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Full paper due
Notice of acceptance/rejection
Final paper due
Early registration closed
Please, indicate a session title in which the paper will be properly included.
IFToMM ¨C China-Taipei
Ministry of Education,
Ancient Chinese Machinery
The registration fee includes the complete program of the Symposium and Proceedings.
PARTICIPANTS: US¡ç300 (before 15 October 2008)
US¡ç350 (after 15 October 2008).
STUDENTS and ACCOMPAINING PERSONS:
US¡ç200 (without Proceedings)
Payment should be made by sending a check or bank transfer to the Symposium Chairman indicating HMM08.
2008 will be held at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU),
participants are encouraged to fly to Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH),
Dr. Sanly H. H. Huang (e-mail: email@example.com )
Web Page http://conf.ncku.edu.tw/hmm08/
Tel : 886(6)208-2703
Fax : 886(6)208-4972