Course Schedule

WEDNESDAY

Registration
Course Introductions
Historical Experience with Fatigue and Fracture
Material Properties and Behaviour
The Fatigue Design Process
Loads on Ships
Predictive Methods for Crack Initiation and Propagation
Daily Examples
Evening Reception

THURSDAY

Stress Analysis
Residual Stresses
Fatigue Life Assessment under Variable Amplitude Loading
Fatigue in Welded Connections
Effect of Fabrication and Detailing Practice on Fatigue and Fracture
Daily Examples

FRIDAY

Effects of Environment
Fracture Assessment
Daily Examples
Detailed Fatigue and Fracture Analysis Examples

Course purpose and description
Course content and leaders


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