Recent Submissions

  • An asymptotic solution for evaluation of stresses in balanced and unbalanced adhesively bonded joints 

    Shahin, Khaled, Guy Kember, and Farid Taheri. 2008. "An asymptotic solution for evaluation of stresses in balanced and unbalanced adhesively bonded joints." Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures 15(2): 88-103.
    Adhesively bonding is one of the most commonly and widely used joining methods in various engineering applications. Many fiber-rein forced plastic (FRP) structural components nowadays are joined by adhesives. As a result ...
  • Fatigue response and characterization of 350WT steel under semi-random loading 

    Rushton, Philip A., Farid Taheri, and David C. Stredulinsky. 2007. "Fatigue response and characterization of 350WT steel under semi-random loading." Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-Transactions of the Asme 129(3): 525-534.
    Novel data obtained through experimental investigation into the fiatigue response of 350WT steel, subjected to semi-random loading, comprised of various combinations of intermittent tensile overloads and compressive ...
  • Shape memory alloy wire reinforced composites for structural damage repairs 

    Shahin, K., GP Zou, and F. Taheri. 2005. "Shape memory alloy wire reinforced composites for structural damage repairs." Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures 12(6): 425-435.
    Shape memory alloys (SMA) have demonstrated their potential use in various smart structural applications. SMA undergo a reversible phase transformation from martensite to austenite as temperature increases. This transformation ...
  • Health monitoring of pipeline girth weld using empirical mode decomposition 

    Rezaei, Davood, and Farid Taheri. 2010. "Health monitoring of pipeline girth weld using empirical mode decomposition." Smart Materials & Structures 19(5): 055016-055016.
    In the present paper the Hilbert-Huang transform (HHT), as a time-series analysis technique, has been combined with a local diagnostic approach in an effort to identify flaws in pipeline girth welds. This method is based ...
  • Application of a robust vibration-based non-destructive method for detection of fatigue cracks in structures 

    Razi, Pejman, Ramadan A. Esmaeel, and Farid Taheri. 2011. "Application of a robust vibration-based non-destructive method for detection of fatigue cracks in structures." Smart Materials & Structures 20(11): 115017-115017.
    This paper presents the application of a novel vibration-based technique for detecting fatigue cracks in structures. The method utilizes the empirical mode decomposition method (EMD) to establish an effective energy-based ...
  • Experimental validation of a novel structural damage detection method based on empirical mode decomposition 

    Rezaei, Davood, and Farid Taheri. 2009. "Experimental validation of a novel structural damage detection method based on empirical mode decomposition." Smart Materials & Structures 18(4): 045004-045004.
    Structural health monitoring, as a non-destructive damage detection technique, has been adopted by many researchers as well as various industries to keep up with the increasing demand for preventive maintenance routines. ...
  • Damage identification in beams using empirical mode decomposition 

    Rezaei, Davood, and Farid Taheri. 2011. "Damage identification in beams using empirical mode decomposition." Structural Health Monitoring-an International Journal 10(3): 261-274.
    Damage detection of beam-type components, which are often vital elements in many structures, is crucial for the prevention of failure of the entire structure and potential catastrophic consequences. In this article, the ...
  • Prediction of crack growth in 350WT steel subjected to constant amplitude with over- and under-loads using a modified wheeler approach 

    Rushton, PA, and F. Taheri. 2003. "Prediction of crack growth in 350WT steel subjected to constant amplitude with over- and under-loads using a modified wheeler approach." Marine Structures 16(7): 517-539.
    Previous efforts have suggested that tensile overloading may cause significant crack growth retardation. On the other hand, crack growth acceleration may occur under the influence of compressive underloading. In practice, ...
  • A Novel Application of a Laser Doppler Vibrometer in a Health Monitoring System 

    Rezaei, Davood, and Farid Taheri. 2010. "A Novel Application of a Laser Doppler Vibrometer in a Health Monitoring System." Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures 5(2): 289-304.
    This paper presents the results of an experimental study of the applicability of the laser Doppler vibrometer (LDV) as a potential measurement tool for structural health monitoring in pipelines. In this case, use of the ...
  • Effect of Luders Plateau on Fracture Response and Toughness of Pipelines Subject to Extreme Plastic Bending 

    Nourpanah, Nikzad, and Farid Taheri. 2011. "Effect of Luders Plateau on Fracture Response and Toughness of Pipelines Subject to Extreme Plastic Bending." Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-Transactions of the Asme 133(5): 051701-051701.
    The reeling technique presents an economical pipeline installation method for offshore oil and gas applications, especially for thick-wall (low D/t) pipelines. During reeling, the pipe is subjected to large plastic bending ...
  • Development of a reference strain approach for assessment of fracture response of reeled pipelines 

    Nourpanah, Nikzad, and Farid Taheri. 2010. "Development of a reference strain approach for assessment of fracture response of reeled pipelines." Engineering Fracture Mechanics 77(12): 2337-2353.
    As a result of recent increase in exploitation of hydrocarbon resources in harsher environments and also installation techniques which utilize the materials plastic deformation capacity, accurate assessment of fracture ...
  • Ductile crack growth and constraint in pipelines subject to combined loadings 

    Nourpanah, Nikzad, and Farid Taheri. 2011. "Ductile crack growth and constraint in pipelines subject to combined loadings." Engineering Fracture Mechanics 78(9): 2010-2028.
    An important failure mode of offshore pipelines is ductile fracture of the pipe wall triggered by a hypothetical welding defect. In this study, pipelines having an external part-through semi-circumferential crack of various ...
  • Vibration-based detection of fatigue cracks in structures 

    Razi, P., and F. Taheri. 2011. "Vibration-based detection of fatigue cracks in structures." Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2011 7984: 79841-79841J.
    This paper presents the application of a novel vibration based technique for detecting fatigue cracks in structures. The method utilizes the empirical mode decomposition method (EMD) to establish an effective energy-based ...
  • Ratcheting response of dented pipes under monotonic and cyclic axial loadings 

    Azadeh, Mohamad, and Farid Taheri. 2014. "Ratcheting response of dented pipes under monotonic and cyclic axial loadings." Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design 49(2): 122-132.
    Offshore pipelines are usually subject to hostile environments. Temperature changes and repetitive start-up/shutdown in offshore pipelines generate cycles of axial compression and relaxation. Consequently, the pipes may ...
  • A design equation for evaluation of strain concentration factor in concrete coated X65 pipelines 

    Nourpanah, Nikzad, and Farid Taheri. 2009. "A design equation for evaluation of strain concentration factor in concrete coated X65 pipelines." Marine Structures 22(4): 758-769.
    An extensive parametric study using detailed nonlinear finite element (FE) models, was conducted in order to develop a design equation for predicting Strain Concentration Factor (SCF) in field joints of X65 concrete coated ...
  • Influence of Elevated Temperature and Stress Ratio on the Fatigue Response of AM60B Magnesium Alloy 

    Nur-Hossain, Md, and Farid Taheri. 2012. "Influence of Elevated Temperature and Stress Ratio on the Fatigue Response of AM60B Magnesium Alloy." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 21(7): 1395-1404.
    The fatigue response of a high pressure die-cast AM60B Mg alloy is studied at room and elevated temperatures. The fatigue tests are conducted with stress ratio of R = 0.1 and frequency of 30 Hz. The main objective is to ...
  • A numerical study on the crack tip constraint of pipelines subject to extreme plastic bending 

    Nourpanah, N., and F. Taheri. 2011. "A numerical study on the crack tip constraint of pipelines subject to extreme plastic bending." Engineering Fracture Mechanics 78(6): 1201-1217.
    This study investigates the fracture response and crack tip constraint of thick wall pipelines subject to large plastic bending. Such a circumstance frequently occurs during the installation of offshore pipelines (such as ...
  • A Comprehensive Parametric Finite Element Study on the Development of Strain Concentration in Concrete Coated Offshore Pipelines 

    Nourpanah, N., and F. Taheri. 2012. "A Comprehensive Parametric Finite Element Study on the Development of Strain Concentration in Concrete Coated Offshore Pipelines." Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-Transactions of the Asme 134(6): 061701-061701.
    The strain concentration at the field joint (FJ) of the commonly used concrete coated offshore pipelines is considered and discussed in this paper. The details of a 3D finite element (FE) modeling framework, developed using ...
  • Elastic Buckling Capacity of Bonded and Unbonded Sandwich Pipes Under External Hydrostatic Pressure 

    Arjomandi, Kaveh, and Farid Taheri. 2010. "Elastic Buckling Capacity of Bonded and Unbonded Sandwich Pipes Under External Hydrostatic Pressure." Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures 5(3): 391-408.
    Sandwich pipes can be a potentially optimal system for use in deep-water applications. In recent years, there has been considerable interest in understanding the stability characteristics of these pipes under the governing ...
  • Elastic moduli measurements of SiC reinforced alumina at high temperatures using laser-ultrasonics 

    Moreau, A., and F. Taheri. 1996. "Elastic moduli measurements of SiC reinforced alumina at high temperatures using laser-ultrasonics." Nondestructive Characterization of Materials Vii, Pts 1 and 2 210-2: 235-242.
    Laser-ultrasonics is a technique to remotely generate and detect acoustic waves using lasers. Being a truly remote technique, it is especially well suited for ultrasonic measurements at high temperatures, where conventional ...

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