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#1Volodymyr OkorokovH-Index: 3
#2Marta MorgantiniH-Index: 2
Last. Ralph van RijswickH-Index: 2
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Abstract This paper presents experimental investigation and numerical modeling of the effect of compressive residual stress on the corrosion fatigue life of a low carbon steel. A fatigue life test methodology based on double notched tensile test specimens is proposed. A new plasticity model is proposed for accurate simulation of compressive residual stress and calibrated to experimental stress-strain curves obtained for low carbon steel. The proposed model is implemented as a user-material in th...
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#1Marta MorgantiniH-Index: 2
#2Donald MackenzieH-Index: 18
Last. Ralph van RijswickH-Index: 2
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Abstract An experimental investigation of the effect of mean stress on the fatigue life and corrosion fatigue life of cylindrical specimens is presented. Force controlled constant amplitude axial fatigue tests in the regime of 105 to 107 cycles were conducted for two different environments: in air (without corrosion) and in-situ in a corrosive environment, 0.824% NaCl aqueous solution flow. The test results are assessed with respect to various standard models of mean stress influence on fatigue....
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#1K.A.R.V.D. Kahandawa (Massey University)H-Index: 1
#2Niluka Domingo (Massey University)H-Index: 5
Last. S.R. Uma (GNS Science)H-Index: 1
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Earthquake is an unpredictable natural phenomenon that create a vast amount of damage, affecting communities and their environment. To reduce the effects of such hazards, frameworks like building resilience have emerged. These frameworks target on increasing recovery after such disaster, by introducing new designs, technologies, and components to the building. To calculate the value of such improvements, use of loss estimation systems are essential. This paper compares and contrasts two most wid...
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In today’s interconnected world, disruptions arising from one party in a supply chain network could cause disruptions to other parties in the chain. Indeed, recent evidence suggests that supply chain disruptions had caused a wide-scale impact to the construction industry in various developing countries including the Malaysian construction industry, with increasing report on project performance deficiencies such as cost and time overruns of severe magnitudes. Although risk management is widely pr...
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#1Siri Hettige (UoC: University of Colombo)H-Index: 8
#2Richard HaighH-Index: 22
Last. Dilanthi AmaratungaH-Index: 27
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Abstract The experience of individuals, families and communities affected by a major disaster is indicative of the nature of the diverse effects of the disaster and how various interventions, both state and non-state, help or do not help affected communities to recover from the adverse effects of the disaster. An important step in understanding disaster recovery is to define and measure it. However, no such wide-ranging, inclusive and well accepted method of measuring recovery at the community s...
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#1Fuad M.M. Ali (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 1
#2Bingunath Ingirige (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 10
Last. Nurul Afroze Zainal Abidin (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 3
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Extreme Weather Events continue to cause shocking losses of life and long-term damage at scales, depths and complexities that elude robust and accountable calculation, expression and reparation. Cyclones and storm surges can wipe out entire towns, and overwhelm vulnerable built and lived environments. It was storm surges that was integral to the destructive power of Hurricane Katrina in the USA (2005), Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines (2013), as well as Cyclone Nargis (2008) and the 1970 Bhola ...
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#1Pournima Sridarran (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 3
#2Kaushal Keraminiyage (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 8
Last. Dilanthi Amaratunga (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 27
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Growing trend of disaster-induced displacements and resettlements is alarming the world to address the consequences to retain the stability of the concerned countries. In order to reduce the causes and consequences of displacements, governments and other concerned entities involve in the process of resettlement in different scales. However, settlers complain of the large-scale resettlement schemes for their inability to meet long-term expectations. Adaptability of the built environment is viewed...
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#2Gayan Wedawatta (Aston University)H-Index: 9
Last. Bingunath Ingirige (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 10
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Sri Lanka experiences regular natural hazard-related disasters: flooding, landslides, cyclones and droughts. These events cause devastating effects in terms of human casualties, disturbing settlements and damaging properties. Besides human casualties, one of the most visible and striking effects of these disasters is the destruction of houses: as a result, there is a requirement for post-disaster housing reconstruction. Post-disaster housing delivery can be either assistance in rebuilding origin...
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#1Hajer Al-Dahasha (University of Salford)
#2Udayangani Kulatunga (University of Salford)H-Index: 11
The effects of war in Iraq are coupled with the susceptibility to natural hazards, which has exposed the people of Iraq to multiple man-made disasters. Despite the fact that terrorists did not have a hold on any part of Iraq before the US invasion, it is generally believed that Iraq contains many terrorists and terrorist organisations. As a result, violence in Iraq has become normalised, ranging from the Iraqi and US military assaults and sectarian militias, threat of suicide bombings, to violen...
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#2Dilanthi AmaratungaH-Index: 27
Last. Richard HaighH-Index: 22
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Abstract The policies guiding the Nigerian environment, oil and gas production is enormous. Nigeria is a signatory to innumerable international agreements and conventions related to environmental sustainability, climate change, health and safety of its citizens and protection of marine waters, fishes and livelihood structures. The regulations are aimed to reduce the dangers that emanates from industrial activities and safeguard the surroundings and wellbeing. This paper is a review of some instr...
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