COBEM is the ABCM International Congress of Mechanical Engineering. COBEM takes place every two years in a Brazilian city. The 24th version of the Congress will be held in Curitiba, at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR). After more than two decades, COBEM will take place inside a university campus. COBEM is a comprehensive event, which gathers students, engineers and scientists of many different fields that contribute of the advances in mechanical engineering and related fields. People from around world are welcome to participate in the 24 th edition of the congress, to discuss important issues such as sustainability, new manufacturing approaches, thermal and fluid sciences, numerical modeling among others important subjects.