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Metal fatigue in vessel structures due to dynamic movement


Smith, TA and Tenekedjiev, KI, Metal fatigue in vessel structures due to dynamic movement, Proceedings of the 18-th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 11-14 October 2017, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 301-308. ISBN 978-954-8991-96-4 (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Metal fatigue that occurs due to dynamic movement in a vessel. Two case studies using reliability engineering are diagnosed with modern technology, using vibration analysis and laser alignment on their propulsion systems. These types of ships have characteristics where both have different hull structure and material type; dynamic movement will occur no matter the features of the vessel. In both studies, it was found that the propulsion systems were not installed correctly and dynamic movement was detected which results in the reoccurring faults that the vessels were experiencing. The understanding of reliability engineering needs to be used when diagnosing metal fatigue.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:reliability engineering, metal fatigue, modern technology, dynamic movement, laser alignment
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Maritime engineering
Research Field:Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in engineering
UTAS Author:Smith, TA (Mr Ty Smith)
UTAS Author:Tenekedjiev, KI (Professor Kiril Tenekedjiev)
ID Code:122763
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:NC Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Deposited On:2017-11-27
Last Modified:2018-04-19

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