In many engineering structures, such as off-shore platforms, bridges and buildings, structural elements are mainly made of steel tubular members. The tubular members are usually subjected to cyclic loading from traffic, sea waves and wind causing fatigue problem. In this seminar, the fatigue problem in welded steel tubular joints will be explained and methods for fatigue assessment was outlined.
Idris Ahmed Musa is the Chair of Civil and Architectural Engineering Department at UKH. He has obtained PhD in Structural Engineering from Western Sydney University and MSc in Civil and Structural Engineering from University of Adelaide. His research interests are in steel structures and stability of structures. He specializes in the fatigue design of welded steel tubular connections.