Defect Assessment Publications

Drawing on their expertise and experience, BEASY’s engineers publish a variety of technical papers for a wide range of conferences and events worldwide each year.  In addition, engineers and academic users using BEASY products in their work cite their findings in published papers.

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Publications from previous years can be accessed below via the sliders.


Analytical Verification of Crack Propagation through Cold Expansion Residual Stress Fields
Sharon Mellings, John Baynham, CM BEASY Ltd, Keith Hitchman, Joy Ransom, FTI
Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference 2016

Using Predicted Corrosion Damage to Determine Stress Concentration, Fracture and Crack Growth
Sharon Mellings, Andres Peratta, John Baynham, Tim Froome
NACE Corrosion 2016

DBEM crack propagation in friction stir welded aluminum joints
R. Citarella a , P. Carlone a ,R. Sepe b ,M. Lepore a
a Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy. b Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Advances in Engineering Software 101 (2016) 50–59


Simulation of corrosion damage, stress concentration, and fatigue crack growth
Sharon Mellings, Andres Peratta, John Baynham
ICAF 2015


Failure Analysis of a Komatsu Excavator´s Revolving Frame Joining Bolts
Ignacio Bezanilla, Raimundo Echeverría, Ricardo Mera, Francisco Sahli, Eugenio Zegers
Students of ICM35032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials at PUC School of Engineering
Jorge Ramos, Associate Professor Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering Department
Lecturer of ICM35032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials, PUC School of Engineering, Santiago,Chile



Thermal Contact Stress and Near Surface Rail Cracks
David I Fletcher, University of Sheffield
9th International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems 2012

FEM and BEM Analysis of a Human Mandible with Added Temporomandibular Joints
R. Citarella,1, E. Armentani2, F. Caputo3 and A. Naddeo1
1 Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy, 2 Department of Materials and Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy, 3 Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Second University of Naples, Italy
The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, 2012, 6, 100-114


Reliability Analysis Of Pipelines Containing Cracks And Corrosion Defects
L Zhang, R Adey
IGRC 2008

Creep-Generated Settlement of Canisters with Highly Radioactive Waste
R. Pusch1, L. Zhang2, R. Adey2 and J. Kasbohm3
1 Geodevelopment Int. AB, Lund, Sweden 2 CM BEASY Ltd, Southampton, UK, 3 Institute of Geography and Geology Greifswald University, Germany
© Civil-Comp Press, 2008, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology

Archive papers

Rheology of Artificially Prepared Clays
Roland Pusch1, Jörn Kasbohm2, Lie Zhang3, Robert Adey3
1 Geodevelopment International AB, IDEON, Lund, Sweden 2 Geological Dept. Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany 3 CM BEASY Ltd, Southampton, UK

Modelling Underground Mines For Rock Stability Assessment Using Boundary Elements. A New Approach For Large Scale Problems.
Robert Adey & Andrea Calaon

Stress Distribution Surrounding a Waste Repository
Robert A Adey CM BEASY, UK, Roland Pusch Geodevelopment AB, Sweden

Mechanical and thermal crack initiation along the seal edge of cathode ray tube
C.Y. Cha, V. Lakshmanan, H. Betrabet, C.A. Brebbia, R. Adey, S.Mellings, T. Curtin,
BETECH 2001: 14th International Conference on Boundary Element Technology

Frit salvage innovation of cathode ray tube by initiating to crack along the seal edge
C.Y. Cha,S.V. Iyer,V. Lakshmanan,C.A. Brebbia and R.A. Adey