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Dr Zhigang Xiao

Lecturer, Engineering

School of Engineering, IT and Phys. Sci.

Section/Portfolio:

Engineering

Location:

Gippsland Campus, Online

Dynamically controlling exterior and interior window coverings through IoT for environmental friendly smart homes

Energy saving using smart home is of paramount importance to reduce heating and cooling energy...

Boundary element analysis of fatigue crack growth for CFRP-strengthened steel plates with longitudinal weld attachments

In this paper, steel plates with longitudinal weld attachments strengthened by carbon fiber...

Boundary element analysis of CFRP strengthened steel plate with different degrees of damage

Extensive study has been conducted on the repair technique using carbon fibre reinforced polymer...

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Crack propagation prediction of CFRP retrofitted steel plates with different degrees of damage using BEM

Although carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials have proven effective in strengthening...

Evaluation of Stress Intensity Factor for CFRP Bonded Steel Plates

Recent studies on the application of carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials to defected...

Experimental study on repair of steel plate with different damage degrees subject to fatigue loading

Recent research on the use of carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials in steel...

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Numerical analysis on fatigue crack growth life of non-load-carrying cruciform welded joints repaired with FRP materials

Fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) materials were used to repair cracked non-load-carrying cruciform...

Tests on Cracked Steel Plates with Different Damage Levels Strengthened by CFRP Laminates

Strengthening steel structures using carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials has...

A boundary element analysis of fatigue crack growth for welded connections under bending

Transverse fillet welded joints and circular hollow section (CHS)-to-plate welded connections...

Analytical approach to estimate SIF values for damaged steel plates repaired by CFRP laminate

Carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) composites have shown great promise in enhancing the...

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Fatigue behaviour of CFRP strengthened steel plates with different degrees of damage

An experimental and analytical study was conducted to further investigate the effectiveness of...

Formula for SIF of cracked steel plates strengthened with CFRP plate

Fatigue loading will lead to crack initiation and crack growth in steel structures where stress...

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A boundary element analysis of non-load-carrying cruciform welded joints strengthened with FRP materials

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CFRP repaired welded thin-walled cross-beam connections subject to in-plane fatigue loading

Fatigue behaviour of CFRP-strengthened thin-walled RHS-to-SHS cross-beam connections

Fatigue strength evaluation of transverse fillet welded joints subjected to bending loads

Three methods of fatigue strength evaluation, i.e., the hot spot stress (HSS) method, 1 mm stress...

Improved formulae for stress intensity factors of welded joints

This paper reviews the conventional SIF (Stress Intensity Factor) models for semi-elliptical...

Numerical analysis of stress intensity factor in cracked steel plates strengthened with CFRP plate

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Fatigue testing of subsea pipeline steel connections under combined actions

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Modified stress intensity factor equations for semi-elliptical surface cracks in finite thickness and width plates

Tests on CFRP repaired welded thin-walled cross-beam connections

Comparison of approaches for fatigue design of different tubular joint types

Different methods have been adopted by different standards or codes for the fatigue design of...

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Prediction of natural frequency of free spanning subsea pipelines

Free spans or suspended spans normally occur in subsea pipelines due to the irregularity of...

Prediction of fatigue life for CFRP-strengthened steel plates

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Fatigue experiments on CFRP repaired welded thin-walled RHSTO-RHS cross-beam connection

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Stress analyses and fatigue evaluation of rib-to-deck joints in steel orthotropic decks

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Stress analyses of free spanning subsea pipelines with finite element method

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