Durability, long term behavior and performance of composite riser materials.

Principal Investigator: Associate Professor Seah Leong Keey

Email:

mlkseah@ntu.edu.sg

Office:

N3-02b-47

Tel:

(65) 6790 4824

Last Update: Jan 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The objective of this research is to study the long-term behaviour of composite risers made of new composite materials, subjects to harsh environmental factors including diffusion, cyclic loading, and other external loading. Based on Time-temperature superposition, the long term degradation of the materials can be predicted using short term tests.

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Zhao Yian, Seah Leong Keey and Chai Gin Boay. “Effects of Seawater Exposure on Mode II Fatigue Delamination Growth of a Woven E-glass/Bismaleimide Composite”. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 35(2) 138–150, 2016
  2. Zhao Yian*, Wang Zhiying, Seah Leong Keey and Chai Gin Boay. “Long-term Viscoelastic Response of E-glass/Bismaleimide Composite in Seawater Environment”. Applied Composite Materials: Volume 22, Issue 6 (2015), Page 693-709