Multiaxial Fatigue

  • High strain biaxial fatigue of a structural steel, Fatigue and Fracture of Eng Mat and Structures, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 159 -170, 1994
  • Uniaxial elastic-plastic behaviour and low cycle fatigue of notched specimens, Fatigue and Fracture of Eng Mat and Structures, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp 235 - 45, 1995.
  • Life prediction and high strain multiaxial fatigue of an engineering component, Multiaxial Fatigue and Design, ESIS 21, Edited by: Pineau, Cailletaud and Lindley, MEP publications, pp 499-511, 1996.
  • Life prediction of notched specimens using surface and subsurface strain analyses, ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials & Technology, Vol 118, No 4, pp 529-534, 1996.
  • Local approach analysis of the fatigue performance of aluminium alloy fastener joints, Fatigue 2000 - Fatigue & Durability of Materials Components and Structures, Engineering Integrity Society (EIS), pp 567-574, 2000.
  • Multiaxial fatigue analysis of interference fit aluminium al 2024 specimens, ASTM 33rd National Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture, June 2001. ASTM STP 1417 2002.
  • Geometry variation and life estimates of biaxial fatigue specimens, presented in the sixth int conf on multiaxial fatigue, Lisbon, 2001. Selected for publication in ESIS STP publication 2002.

Numerical simulations

  • Numerical modelling of the deformation and fracture of time-dependent materials, UMAT workshop, ABAQUS user group, invited paper, London 1994.
  • A study of rate dependent deformation and fracture of titanium using finite element analysis, Proceed European Conference on Fracture, ECF 10 - Structural integrity: experiments, Models and Applications, pp 437-444, 1995.
  • Rate dependent deformation response and simulation of *-titanium at room temperature, titanium '95, Proc. eighth world conf. on titanium, pp 1011-1018, 1995.
  • Simulation of room temperature sustained load cracking of commercial purity titanium. European Conference on Fracture (ECF12) - Fracture from defects, pp 799-804, 1998.
  • Implementation of a unified material model in finite element analysis and simulations of cracked components, Damage and Fracture Mechanics IV: computer aided assessment and control, WIT publications, pp 520-530, 2000.
  • The dependency of the local approach to fracture on the initial parameters and the calibration of materials properties, European Conference on Fracture, ECF 13 - Fracture Mechanics: Applications and Challenges, Elsevier Science, CD-ROM, 2000.
  • Ductile fracture of commercial purity titanium at room temperature. Int J Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, Vol 23, No 10, pp 825-833, 2000.
  • The effect of heat-treatment on ductile fracture of medium carbon steel, European Conference on Fracture (ECF14), Cracow, Poland, 2002.


  • Fatigue performance study of the 60m diameter steel rotor spar of the LS1 3MW Wind Turbine Generator, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Biaxial/Multiaxial Fatigue & Fracture, Vol. 2, pp 273-288, 1997.
  • Assessment of fatigue and structure strength of transportation energy storage wheel, Damage and Fracture Mechanics VII 2002, Maui, Hawaii, pp 235-244.
  • A case study of failure in an electric heater by thermal fatigue, Fatigue 2002, Eighth International Conference on Fatigue, Vol. 2 pp 797-804.