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Optimization of welded lightweight multiple-stiffener plate structures to minimise unwanted shape distortion

Camilleri, D. and Gray, T.G.F. (2006) Optimization of welded lightweight multiple-stiffener plate structures to minimise unwanted shape distortion. Welding and Cutting, 7 (6). pp. 320-327. ISSN 1612-3433

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Abstract

Structural integrity research involves calculation/estimation of stress concentration factors in engineering components, via sharp-crack fracture mechanics solutions, fracture mechanics application to engineering components including welded connections and fatigue failure and failure investigations. Paper focuses on the optimization of welded lightweight multiple-stiffener plate structures to minimise unwanted shape distortion.