International Journal of Structural Integrity


Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Table Of Contents: Volume 1 Issue 2

Development of an efficient engineering methodology for non‐linear damage and post‐buckling analysis of large‐scale structures

S. Belesis, G. Labeas

The purpose of this paper is to present an efficient engineering methodology for solving the problem of non‐linear (NL) damage and post‐buckling of large‐scale structures…

Analysis of stress distribution in compression precracking

Jianguo Yu, Daniel Kujawski

The paper aims to shed some light on the effect of the notch/crack‐tip stresses and their role on the cyclic plasticity and crack growth behavior in…

Improvement fatigue limit of steel containing a small crack‐like surface defect by overload effect

Hiroshi Mizukami, Kazuya Hanaori, Koji Takahashi, Akira Tange, Kotoji Ando

Surface defects reduce fatigue strength and may greatly reduce component reliability, particularly in pressure vessel weld regions, springs, and other applications. The…

IDMEC – Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Paulo M.S.T. de Castro, Pedro P. Camanho, Lucas F.M. da Silva, Pedro M.G.P. Moreira

The purpose of this paper is to describe the work of IDMEC, a not‐for‐profit R&D private association located in Porto and Lisbon, Portugal.

Coastal bridges and the 120 Life Span – the Rio‐Antirio case study

Ch. Alk. Apostolopoulos

The purpose of this paper is to shed light on the uncertainties related to durability prediction of coastal bridges.



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