标题：Part special issue on computer-aided welding engineering
作者：C. S. Wu
作者机构：[Wu, C.S] Institute of Materials Joining, Shandong University, China
通讯作者：Wu, C S
通讯作者地址：[Wu, CS]Shandong Univ, Inst Mat Joining, Jinan, Peoples R China.
来源：Science and Technology of Welding and Joining
摘要：This part special issue on computer-aided welding engineering contains selected work presented at the recent 2nd International Symposium on ‘Computer-aided welding engineering’ (CAWE 2012), which was held on 24–26 August 2012 at Shandong University in China, under the sponsorship of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Shandong University and the China Welding Society. Two hundred and twelve researchers, including four keynote lecturers and 18 invited speakers, gathered at this international conference and presented their papers in oral or poster format. The object of the symposium is to provide a forum for researchers and engineers to exchange information and discuss on the state-of-the-art in computer-aided welding engineering and relevant fields.