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FPMC: Bath/ASME symposium on fluid power and motion control

Our leading symposium covers current and future trends in fluid power and motion control for academia and industry.

  • Date: September 9 - 11, 2020
  • University of Bath, England

The Fluid Power Systems & Technology Division (FPST) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the University of Bath's Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC) invite you to our international symposium on fluid power and motion control.

Our annual symposium is a great opportunity to bring together practitioners and researchers in the fluid power transmission and motion control community. It includes technical presentations and a keynote speech given by the the 2019 winner of the prestigious Robert E Koski medal. You can also read about past award winners and download past proceedings.

Call for papers

Papers are sought in the following areas relating to hydraulic and pneumatic systems:

  • Drives, transmissions and actuators
  • Components and systems
  • Efficient and intelligent systems
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Control
  • Smart fluids and materials
  • Fault analysis and diagnosis
  • Noise and vibration
  • System design
  • Digital and switched fluid power systems

Papers will be subject to formal review and those accepted for inclusion in the programme will be published in the Symposium Proceedings. The Symposium will be held at Bath and will include a banquet and presentation of awards on the evening of 10th September.

Submission schedule

Date Action
7th February 2020 Abstract (Extended deadline)
1st April 2020 First draft of paper
20th May 2020 Revised version of paper (if required)
24th June 2020 Final paper

Submission Portal

The portal for submitting your abstract is now open.

Read our call for papers

Download our PDF


If you have any questions about the symposium, please contact us.