Committee III.2: Fatigue and Fracture

Y. Garbatov, S.K. Ås, Kim Branner, B.K. Choi, J.H. den Besten, P. Dong, I. Lillemäe, P. Lindstrom, M. Lourenço de Souza, G. Parmentier, Y. Quéméner, C.M. Rizzo, J. Rörup, Suhas Vhanmane, R. Villavicencio, F. Wang, Yue Yuan

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Concern for crack initiation and growth under cyclic loading as well as unstable crack propagation and tearing in the ship and offshore structures. Due attention shall be paid to the suitability and uncertainty of physical models and testing. Consideration is to be given to practical application, statistical description and fracture control methods in design, fabrication and service.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 20th International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress (ISSC 2018)
EditorsMirek L. Kaminski, Philippe Rigo
PublisherCRC Press
Publication date2018
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-61499-861-7 (print) | 978-1-61499-862-4
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event20th International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress (ISSC 2018) - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 9 Sep 201814 Sep 2018


Conference20th International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress (ISSC 2018)


  • Fatigue
  • Fracture
  • Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Polymer composites
  • Damage accumulation
  • Crack growth
  • Fabrication
  • Inspection
  • Maintenance
  • Reliability
  • Design
  • Verification
  • Fitness for Service
  • Rules
  • Standards


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