Projects: Projects for Investigator
Reference Number EP/D030307/2
Title Studies into SCF Measurement
Status Completed
Energy Categories Nuclear Fission and Fusion(Nuclear Fission, Nuclear supporting technologies) 20%;
Nuclear Fission and Fusion(Nuclear Fission, Other nuclear fission) 20%;
Not Energy Related 50%;
Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electric power conversion) 10%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Metallurgy and Materials) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Professor FP Brennan
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School of Engineering
Cranfield University
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 May 2007
End Date 31 July 2008
Duration 15 months
Total Grant Value £1
Industrial Sectors Manufacturing
Region East of England
Programme Process Environment and Sustainability, Materials, Mechanical and Medical Eng
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor FP Brennan , School of Engineering, Cranfield University (100.000%)
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Abstract The proposal is for Electromagnetic Stress Measurement Equipment to enhance existing facilities so that studies of direct measurement of the Stress Concentration Factor at a weld toe can be made. No other research institution has this equipment, several key elements of which will be specified by the Principal Investigator. Without these funds only measurement and monitoring nominal (or remote) stresses can be studied; whereas this is itself a progressive activity (incremental) the use of a non contacting technique to directly measure Stress Concentration Factor is a novel and radical idea that if successful would certainly lead to a new area of research
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