Foreword. Session I: Curing, Bonding and Modelling.Towards decision making in knowledge-based systems for composite cure; G.C. Sih. Adhesive bonding in construction technology; R.N. Swamy. Nonlinear fracture mechanics models for fibre reinforced materials; A. Carpinteri, R. Massabò. Session II: Composite Fabrication Technology. Modelling three-dimensional composites; B.N. Cox. Design-fabrication-performance relationship of advanced textile structural composites; T.D. Kostar, J.-H. Byun, T.W. Chou. Modelling of filament winding technology; G. Di Vita, M. Farioli, F. Ferraro, P. Perugini. Session III: Structural Behavior of Composites. Material anisotropy and work strain characterized by stationary values of strain energy density function; G. Sacchi Landriani, M. Rovati, A. Taliercio. Constitutive laws for fibre reinforced ceramics; B. Kröplin, D. Dinkler, A. Fink. On the fiber-governed bimodular constitutive models; P. Bisegna, F. Maceri, E. Sacco. Genetic algorithms for the design of composite panels; S. Nagendra, R.T. Haftka, Z. Gürdal. Session IV: Composite Beams and Plates. On computational strategies for composite laminates; J.N. Reddy, D.H. Robbins Jr. Some aspects in the structural modelling of composite laminates; D. Bruno, R. Zinno. Transverse cracking in laminated composites; L.A. Berglund, J. Varna. Some global aspects of fibre reinforcement efficiency in concrete; P. Stroeven. Failure behavior and structural design of concrete members reinforced with continuous fiber reinforcing materials; R. Rokugo, H. Iwase, Y. Uchida, W. Koyanagi. Session V: Interfaces and Fracture. Interface structure analysis and fracture behaviour ofinorganic composites; M. Ferraris, C. Badini, P. Appendino. Advanced fibre composites with engineered interfaces; Y.-W. Mai. Interface property tailoring for pseudo strain-hardening cementitious composites; V.C. Li, H.C. Wu, Y.W. Chan. Session VI: Damage and Fracture. Experimental determination of the fractal dimension of disordered fracture surfaces; A. Carpinteri, B. Chiaia, F. Maradei. Damage characterization, damage growth validation and repair consideration of advanced aircraft composite structures; C. Campolo, F. Cipri. Near tip measurement of environmental effects on opening and growth of cracks in particulate composites; C.T. Liu, C.W. Smith. Fracture mechanics parameters influencing the mechanical properties of concrete composites; O. Buyukozturk. Session VII: Thermoplastic Composites. Fundamental aspects in manufacturing of thermoplastic composite materials; K. Friedrich, F. Haupert, M. Hou, V. Klinkmüller. Economic manufacturing techniques for continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastics in aircraft and automotive applications; G. Kempe, N. Bürkle. Forming techniques of advanced thermoplastic composite materials; Sp.G. Pantelakis, Th.B. Kermanidis, Th.B. Spathopoulos, E.A. Baxevani. Session VIII: Joint, Airframe and Engine. Bolted joint strength of graphite/epoxy laminates subjected to biaxial loading conditions; S.V. Hoa. A parametric study of structural adhesive joints for aerospace applications; G. Surace, E. Brusa. Impact damage and residual strenth of forward fuselage composite panel; A. Borgato, S. Peivani. Application of metal matrix composites for hypersonic aeroplane engines; T. Ishihara. Index.