2-day VFM Course

University of Southampton, 3 and 4 September 2018

THE COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED, PLEASE EMAIL if you are interested, other dates may be selected in the future.

The objective of this course is to provide in-depth understanding of the Virtual Fields Method and its application to transient dynamics, as exploited in the PhotoDyn project. The programme of the course is available here. Registration details will be posted soon. Please register interest by email at
Please note that the course takes place right after the annual BSSM conference which will take place on 29-31 August 2018 in Southampton as well. There is a track on image-based high strain rate testing where the latest PhotoDyn results will be showcased, together with presentations from conference participants. Details available on the BSSM website.

Response of a tungsten carbide specimen: strain, strain rate, acceleration and stress-strain curve at section of first crack (dashed line).

We would like to thank MatchID for sponsoring the event.