The International Conference on Engineering Research and Applications (ICERA 2018), which took place at Thai Nguyen University of Technology, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam on December 1-2, 2018, provided an international forum to disseminate information on latest theories and practices in engineering research and applications. The conference focused on original research work in areas including Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Mechanics of Materials, Mechatronics and Micro Mechatronics, Automotive Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technology. By disseminating the latest advances in the field, The Proceedings of ICERA 2018, Advances in Engineering Research and Application, helps academics and professionals alike to reshape their thinking on sustainable development. 100 Tables, color; 270 Illustrations, color; 100 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 603 p. 370 illus., 270 illus. in color.