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Published Papers

Joining technology and its impact on the performance and structural integrity of components

TWI staff are regularly invited to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise to international conferences and seminars, or to industry sector magazines and journals. These published papers continue to have relevance after date of publication, and provide a valuable source of reference and industry guidance.

Title / SubjectAuthor(s)Presented at / published inPublication Date
Measuring the crack growth rate (da/dt) of a fatigue crack using phased array ultrasonicsChanna NageswaranTWI Member Publication28/11/2013
Review of Type IV Cracking of Weldments in 9-12%Cr Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic SteelsDavid J Abson and John S RothwellInternational Materials Reviews, November 201301/11/2013
CTOD and pipelines – the past, present and futurePhilippa Moore and Henryk PisarskiPipeline Technology 2013, Ostend, Belgium07/10/2013
Development of a British Standard single edge notch tension (SENT) test method (BS8571)Henryk Pisarski, Philippa Moore & Emily HutchisonPipeline Technology 2013, Ostend, Belgium07/10/2013
Monitoring fatigue crack growth in subsea threaded components using ultrasonic phased array techniquesChanna Nageswaran, Alan Day, Kim HaywardTWI Member Publication01/09/2013
Shielding Gas Selection for Controlled Dip Transfer (Short Arc) WeldingGeoff MeltonTWI Member Publication01/08/2013
Image Processing Using The Smartscope M5 For Early Diagnosis Of Human Skin Damage Due To Type 2 Diabetes MellitusThomas Gailliegue, Giorgos Asfis, Channa NageswaranTWI Member Publication18/07/2013
Specimen Geometry and Size Effects on the Creep Crack Growth Behaviour of P91 WeldmentsShervin Maleki, A. Mehmanparast, M. Yatomi and K. M. NikbinProceedings of PVP2013 - ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, Paris, France14/07/2013
Creep Crack Growth Prediction of Very Long Term P91 Steel Using Extrapolated Short-Term Uniaxial Creep DataShervin Maleki, A. Mehmanparast and K. M. NikbinASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, Paris, France14/07/2013
Finite Element Prediction of the Residual Stresses in a Branch-Pipe Connection after Local Post-Weld Heat-TreatmentPhilippe Bastid TWI Member Publication01/07/2013
Flaw Tolerance Of Pipelines Containing Circumferential Flaws Subjected To Axial Straining And Internal Pressure 0 Tests And AnalysesHenryk Pisarski, Tyler London & Simon SmithISOPE Conference July 2013, Anchorage, Alaska, USA01/07/2013
Numerical investigations of friction stir welding of high temperature materialsAmr Elbanhawy (TWI), Elise Chevallier and Kerstin Domin (former placement students at TWI)NAFEMS world congress, Salzburg, Austria09/06/2013
Evaluation of residual stresses in steel-to-nickel dissimilar jointsKasra Sotoudeh, Elvin Eren, Marcio Milititsky and Mike GittosASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Nantes, France09/06/2013
The Effect of Inclusions on the Fracture Toughness of Local brittle zones in the HAZ of Girth Welded Line PipePhilippa Moore and Joanna Nicholas ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering09/06/2013
Overview of BS7910:2013Isabel Hadley and Henryk PisarskiESIA12, 12th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment, 28 and 29 May 2013, Manchester, UK28/05/2013
Development of an automated scanner and phased array ultrasonic testing technique for the inspection of nozzle welds in the nuclear industryDimosthenis Liaptsis, Dawei Yan and Ian Cooper BINDT 2012 - 51st Annual Conference of the British Institute for Non-Destructive Testing, Daventry, UK11/09/2012
Comparison between ASME and RCC-M requirements for welding and NDTMarcello Consonni and Peter Mudge20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering30/07/2012
Increasing the tolerance to fit-up gap using hybrid laser-arc welding and adaptive control of welding parametersC M Allen, P A Hilton and J Blackburn37th International MATADOR Conference, Manchester, England25/07/2012
Development of ultrasonic phased array inspection of polyethylene pipe jointsMike Troughton, Malcolm Spicer and Fredrik HagglundPVP 2012 Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, New Horizons in Pressure Vessel and Piping Technology. Toronto, Canada15/07/2012
Fatigue testing of full-scale girth welded pipes under variable amplitude loadingYan-Hui Zhang and Stephen J MaddoxOMAE 2012 31st Annual Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering01/07/2012
Investigation Of Weld Repair Without Post-Weld Heat Treatment For P91Marcello Consonni, David Abson10th International EPRI Conference on Welding and Repair Technology for Power Plants. Marco Island, Florida, USA26/06/2012
Validation of Methods to Determine CTOD from SENT specimensPhilippa L. Moore and Henryk G. Pisarski ISOPE-2012. The 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference Rodos Palace Hotel, Rhodes (Rodos), Greece17/06/2012
Crack front straightness qualification in SENT specimensAndrew R. Malpas, Philippa L. Moore, and Henryk G. Pisarski ISOPE-2012. The 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, Rodos Palace Hotel, Rhodes (Rodos), Greece17/06/2012
Selection of materials for high pressure CO2 transportShiladitya Paul, Richard Shepherd and Paul Woollin Third International Forum on the Transportation of CO2 by Pipeline, Newcastle01/06/2012
Effective design of electron beam processing systems by trendingColin N. RibtonTenth Anniversary International Conference Varna on Electron Beam Technologies, Varna, Bulgaria01/06/2012
The Effect Of Metal Transfer Modes On Welding Fume Emission In MIG/MAG WeldingGeoff Melton ighth European Conference on Joining Technology, Eurojoin 8, Pula, Croatia24/05/2012
Corrosion testing of HVOF coatings in high temperature environments for biomass applicationsS Paul, M D F Harvey TSC 2012 International Thermal Spray Conference, Houston USA21/05/2012
Improved Coatings for Extended Design Life of 22%Cr Duplex Stainless Steel in Marine Environments S Paul, C M Lee, M D F Harvey ITSC 2012 International Thermal Spray Conference, Houston USA21/05/2012
Corrosion Testing of Weldable 13%Cr Supermartensitic Stainless Steel for Weld ProcedureDr Chi-Ming Lee and Stuart Bond (TWI Ltd). Rolf E. Lye and Stig Lyder Støme (Lundin Norway AS). Per Egil Kvaale (Technip Norge AS).CORROSION 2012 Conference, NACE International, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 11-15 March 201211/03/2012
Assessment of Flaws in Pipe Girth WeldsHenryk PisarskiInternational Seminar on Welding of High Strength Pipeline Steels28/11/2011
Fracture Mechanics Techniques for Assessing the Effects of Hydrogen on Steel PropertiesMohamad J Cheaitani and Richard J PargeterInternational Steel and Hydrogen Conference28/09/2011
Novel Control of Weld Metal Hydrogen Cracking in the Welding of Thick SteelsJoanna Nicholas and Richard PargeterInternational Steel and Hydrogen Conference28/09/2011
Manufacturing of welded joints with realistic defectsMarcello Consonni, Chen Fun Wee and Charles SchneiderNDT 2011 - 50th annual conference of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing. Telford, UK13/09/2011
Progress Towards The Revision Of BS 7910Isabel HadleyPressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA17/07/2011
Differences In The Assessment Of Plastic Collapse In BS 7910: 2005 and R6/Fitnet FFS ProceduresŞefika Elvin Eren, Kamran Nikbin (Imperial College London) and Isabel Hadley, TWI LtdASME 2011 Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA17/07/2011
The History of BS 7910 Flaw Interaction CriteriaBostjan Bezensek (Hunting Energy Services), John Sharples (Serco Technical Consultancy Services), Isabel Hadley, Henryk Pisarski (TWI Ltd) ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, Baltimore, Maryland USA17/07/2011
Revised Guidance on Residual Stresses in BS7910John Sharples, Steve Bate (Serco), Peter Gill (University of Manchester), Liwu Wei (TWI)ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference PVP201117/07/2011
The effects of loadings on welding residual stresses and assessment of fracture parameters in a welding residual stress fieldLiwu Wei, Weijing He, Simon SmithASME 2011 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA17/07/2011
The history of BS 7910 flaw interactionIsabel Hadley, Henryk Pisarski - TWI, Bostjan Bezensek – Hunting Energy Services (UK) Ltd, John Sharples – Serco Technical Consultancy Services ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference – PVP 2011 – July 17-21 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, USA17/07/2011
Adaptively Controlled High Brightness Laser-Arc Hybrid WeldingChris Allen, Steve Shi and Paul HiltonILAS Supplement to AILU magazine, Issue 63, July 201101/07/2011
Fatigue performance of sour deepwater riser welds: crack growth vs. enduranceColum M. Holtam (TWI North America LLC), David P. Baxter (Atkins Oil & Gas)ASME 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 19-24, 201119/06/2011
(Member Only) Fatigue Crack Growth Performance of Sour Deepwater Riser Welds in the Near-Threshold RegimeColum M. Holtam (TWI North America LLC), David P. Baxter (Atkins Oil & Gas)Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, USA, 2-5 May 201102/05/2011
Infrared thermography as a non-destructive tool for materials characterisation and assessmentN.P. Avdelidis, T-H. Gan, C. Ibarra-Castanedo, X.P.V. MaldagueThermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIII, Orlando, Florida, USA26/04/2011
EB welding of large components without a vacuum chamberChris Punshon and Allan Sanderson7th International Conference on Beam Technology, Halle, Germany, 17-19 April 200717/04/2011
Friction Stir Welding Of Industrial SteelsJ Perrett and J Martin (TWI Yorkshire) J Peterson and R Steel (Smith MegaStir) and S Packer (Advanced Metal Products)TMS Annual Meeting 2011. 27 Feb. - 3 March 2011, San Diego, CA., USA27/02/2011
Novel Techniques for Corner Joints Using Friction Stir WeldingJ P Martin and C Stanhope (TWI Technology Centre, Yorkshire) and S Gascoyne (Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems) TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. San Diego, CA., USA. 27 Feb. - 3 Mar. 201127/02/2011
Solid state joining of metals by linear friction welding: A literature reviewImran Bhamji and Michael Preuss (Manchester Materials Science Centre), Philip L. Threadgill (formerly with TWI, now retired), Adrian C. Addison (TWI)Materials Science & Technology 2010. Vol.27. No.1. Jan 2011. pp.2-1201/01/2011
Low Power Laser Surfi-SculptJ.E. Blackburn and P.A. HiltonInternational conference on power beam processing technologies (ICPBPT2010) Oct. 25-29, 2010 Beijing, China25/10/2010
Adaptively controlled hybrid welding using a high brightness laserC M Allen, G Shi and P A HiltonInternational conference on power beam processing technologies (ICPBPT2010) Oct. 25-29, 2010 Beijing, China25/10/2010
Development and Qualification of Welding Procedures and Inspection Methodology for In-service WeldingJoanna NicholasEvaluation, Rehabilitation and Repair of Pipelines Conference, Berlin, Germany20/10/2010