18. Fatigue Crack Growth Predictions in Tubular Welded Joints

  1. P.P.G. Dyke,
  2. A.O. Moscardini and
  3. E.H. Robson
  1. S. Dharmavasan

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN012p0377

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

How to Cite

Dharmavasan, S. (1985) Fatigue Crack Growth Predictions in Tubular Welded Joints, in Offshore and Coastal Modelling (eds P.P.G. Dyke, A.O. Moscardini and E.H. Robson), Springer-Verlag, New York Inc.. doi: 10.1029/LN012p0377

Author Information

  1. London Centre for Marine Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540960546

Online ISBN: 9781118669150



  • Crack growth;
  • Crack tip stress;
  • Fracture mechanics;
  • Geometric correction factor;
  • Paris Law;
  • Pure bending;
  • Stress distributions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fatigue Crack Growth Behaviour of Tubular Joints

  • Theoretical Analysis of Crack Growth

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References