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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.

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Title / SubjectAuthor(s)Presented at / published inPublication Date
Relating NDT data to mechanical performance loss in Impact-damaged compositesDaniel Aylett, Ian Cooper and J C ArnoldBINDT NDT 2014, 53rd Annual conference09/09/2014
PAUT inspection of complex shaped composite materials through 6 DOFs robotic manipulatorsBen Wright, Ian Cooper and Pascual Ian NicholsonNDT 2014. 53rd Annual Conference of BINDT, 9-11 Sept. 2014, Manchester, UK.09/09/2014
Effects of Mechanical Loading on Residual Stress and Fracture: Part II: Validation of the BS 7910:2013 RulesIsabel Hadley and Simon SmithProceedings of the ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference (PVP2014), July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, California, USA20/07/2014
Effects of Mechanical Loading on Residual Stress and Fracture: Part I: Background to the BS 7910:2013 RulesIsabel Hadley and Simon SmithProceedings of the ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference (PVP2014), July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, California, USA20/07/2014
Robotic Path Planning for Non-Destructive Testing of Complex Shaped SurfacesCarmelo Mineo, Stephen Gareth Pierce, Ben Wright, Pascual Ian Nicholson and Ian CooperQNDE Conference (July 20-25, 2014, Boise, Idaho, USA)20/07/2014
Characterisation of an RF excited argon plasma cathode electron beam gunS del Pozo, C Ribton, D Smith10th International Vacuum Electron Sources Conference (IVESC), Saint Petersburg, Russia30/06/2014
Fusion zone microstructure associated with embrittlement of subsea dissimilar jointsM Dodge, H B Dong , M F Gittos and T Mobberley33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014), 8-13 June 2014, San Francisco CA, USA08/06/2014
Estimating long-endurance fatigue strength of girth-welded pipes using local stress aproachY H Zhang and S J Maddox33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014), 8-13 June 2014, San Francisco CA, USA08/06/2014
The effect of notch sharpness on the fracture toughness determined from SENT specimensP Moore33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014), 8-13 June 2014, San Francisco CA, USA08/06/2014
Flexible armor wires - Fatigue load effects and an accelerated pitting methodologyV Krishnan, S Asher, K Doynov and Y H Zhang33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014), 8-13 June 2014, San Francisco CA, USA08/06/2014
A novel RF excited plasma cathode electron beam gun designS del Pozo, C Ribton, D SmithIEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. Vol.61,, issue 6, June 2014. pp. 1890-1894.06/06/2014
The effect of welding procedural variables on the cross-weld performance of grade E92 pipe steelJ RothwellECCC 2014. Creep & Fracture 2014 - 3rd International ECCC conference. 5-7 May 2014, Rome, Italy05/05/2014
Techniques for determining the effect of a sour environment on fracture toughness of steelMuhammad Ali and Richard PargeterSteely Hydrogen. 2nd International Conference on Metals and Hydrogen. 5-7 May 2014., Gent, Belgium05/05/2014
Fatigue testing of full scale girth welded pipes under variable amplitude loadingY H Zhang and S J MaddoxJournal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 136, no.2. May 2014. (paper OMAE-13-1014)01/05/2014
Development and assessment of a phased array ultrasonic inspection system for polyethylene pipe jointsM Troughton, M Spicer and F HagglundANTEC 2014, 28-30 April 2014. Las Vegas, USA.28/04/2014
Advances in friciton stir welding of steel - Project HILDAA Toumpsia , A Galloway, S Cater, D Micallef, D Camilleri, N Poletz and L ArbaouiTRA 2014 Transport Research Arena, 14-17 April 2014, Paris, France14/04/2014
Hydrogen Embrittlement Failure of a PH Nickel Alloy Down Hole Safety Valve Component installed in a North Sea Seawater Injection WellN Perry, B Bailey, G Rervik, J Olsen, R Strong, T MobberleyNACE Corrosion 2014, 9-13 March 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.09/03/2014
Preventing localised corrosion using thermally sprayed aluminium coatings on welded 25Cr superduplex stainless steelQ Lu, D M F Harvey, M F Gittos, P Woollin, S PaulNACE Corrosion 2014, 9-13 March 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA09/03/2014
The influence of thermally sprayed aluminium coatings on controlling the hydrogen embrittlement of welded superduplex and supermartensitic stainless steelsQ Lu, M D F Harvey, M F Gittos, P Woollin and S PaulNACE Corrosion 2014, 9-13 March 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA09/03/2014
New developments in laser cutting for nuclear decommissioningP Hilton and A KhanWM 2014 Symposium. 2-6 March 2014, Phoenix, AZ, USA02/03/2014
Measuring the crack growth rate (da/dt) of a fatigue crack using phased array ultrasonicsChanna NageswaranTWI Member Publication28/11/2013
Accelerated Fatigue Crack Growth in 6082 T651 Aluminium Alloy Subjected to Periodic UnderloadsM Dore Procedia Engineering, Vol. 66, 2013. pp. 313-322. Paper presented at Fatigue Design 2013, CETIM, Senlis, France, 27-28 November 201327/11/2013
Stationary shoulder friction stir weldingJ MartinInternational Joint Symposium on Joining and Welding, 6-8 November 2013, Osaka, Japan.06/11/2013
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
The cross weld performance of 9% Cr creep-resistant steels, and th influence of welding parametersJ RothwellSeventh International Conference on Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants, 22-25 Oct. 2013, Hawaii22/10/2013
Comparison of Approaches to Design Fatigue Assessment With Reference to a Pressure Vessel Designed to an Old StandardJ B Wintle, E Soileux, E HutchisonProc of European Symposium on Pressure Equipment (ESOPE) 2013, 8-10 October, Paris, France08/10/2013
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
A method of determining eddy current instrument response from modelsS Majidnia, C Schneider and J RudlinBINDT 2013. 10 - 12 Sept. 2013, Telford UK10/09/2013
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 Bulletin May/June 201301/08/2013
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
Validation of plastic collapse assessements using BS7910:2013 and R6 proceduresS E Eren, T London, Y Yang and I Hadley2013 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Paris, France, 14-18 July 201314/07/2013
Fitness-for-service assessment of 15NiCuMoNb5 (WB36) boiler drumS Humphrey, C-M Lee and F Hammad2013 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Paris, France, 14-18 July 201314/07/2013
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
Assessing industry trends in risk-based asset management practicesU R Bharadwaj and P PolyviouISOPE 23rd International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 30 June - 5 July 2013, Anchorage, Alaska30/06/2013
Suggested best practices for quality management of special processesS RagunathanNuclear Materials Engineering & Technology. 26 Jun 2013. London, UK.26/06/2013
CTOD & pipelines - past, present & futute. Paper on Devel. BS (BS8571)P MooreJournal of Pipeline Engineering June 15 & July 1 & 6th International Pipeline Technology Conference15/06/2013
The numerical investigation of plastic collapse loads in pipes containing circumferential flaws under a combined loading of internal pressure, tension and bending momentL Wei"32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2013 June 9-14, 2013, Nantes, France09/06/2013
Effects of crack front curvature on J and CTOD determination in fracture toughness specimens by FEAE K Hutchison and H G PisarskiOMAE 2013. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Nantes, France, 9-14 June 201309/06/2013
Experimental study of VIV of single conical circular cylindersS MalekiOMAE 2013. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Nantes, France, 9-14 June 201309/06/2013
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
Measurement and modelling of residual stresses in offshore circumferential weldsY H Zhang, S Smith, L Wei, C Johnston and A StaceyOMAE 2013. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Nantes, France, 9-14 June 201309/06/2013
Environment-induced cracking in weld joints in subsea oil and gas systems - Part IIM Dodge, H Dong, M Milititsky, R P Barnett and M F GittosOMAE 2013. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Nantes, France, 9-14 June 201309/06/2013
Numerical analysis of contact stresses between mooring chain links and potential consequences for fatigue damagePhilippe Bastid and Simon SmithOMAE 2013. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Nantes, France, 9-14 June 201309/06/2013