Fatigue Life Assessment Methods: the Case of Ship Unloaders

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Title: Fatigue Life Assessment Methods: the Case of Ship Unloaders
Authors: Milana, GiuliaBanisoleiman, KianGonzález, Arturo
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7770
Date: 30-Jun-2016
Online since: 2016-07-21T16:01:39Z
Abstract: This paper reviews methodologies for fatigue analysis with emphasis on ship unloaders. Maintaining the performance of ship unloaders at a satisfactory level is essential for any port's operation in order to comply with the global demand of shipping and trading. Ship unloaders are subject to alternating operational loadings and to adverse environmental conditions, and as a result, they show a rapid rate of deterioration that makes them susceptible to failure by cumulative damage processes such as corrosion and fatigue. The purpose of this paper is to review key features of the most common methodologies for fatigue analysis and to underline the limitations and uncertainties involved. Finally, developments in reliability-based approaches are suggested for a more accurate fatigue assessment of ship unloaders.
Funding Details: European Commission Horizon 2020
Funding Details: Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: FatigueShip unloaderFailureReliabilityStructural stressNotch stress
Other versions: http://iconhic2016.com/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: 1st International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure (ICONHIC 2016): Protection, Design and Rehabilitation, Chania, Greece, 28-30 June 2016
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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