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Researcher: Lawrence, N (Associate Professor Norman Lawrence)

Fields of Research

Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Maritime engineering
Higher education
Structural engineering
Other engineering
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Marine engineering

Research Objectives

Water safety
Other education and training
International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Learner and learning
Structural metal products
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Nautical equipment
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new approach for the large deflection finite element analysis of isotropic and composite plates with arbitrary orientated stiffeners; Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
Cultivating Graduate Attributes in First Year Students; International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education
Develop a Condition Based Maintenance model for a vessel's main propulsion system and related subsystems; Maritime Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation
Engineering and re-engineering learning discussion in a fully online unit; AAEE
Engineering and re-engineering learning discussions in a fully online unit; Engineering Education: an Australian Perspective
Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills in First Year Engineering Students; Engineering Education Conference
Generic Graduate Attributes in Maritime Engineering; International Conference on Education, Training and Continuing Development of Marine Engineers in Maritime Industry
Geometric Non-Linear analysis of Stiffened Structures: A Review; International Maritime Conference, Pacific
Geometrically non-linear analysis of composite stiffened & sandwhich structures using the finite element method; 19th Australasian conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Learning through Industry-Focussed and Team-Based Ship Design Projects; AAEE

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Develop a Condition Based Maintenance Model for a Vessel's Main Propulsion System and Related Subsystems
Modelling of Heavy Fuel Oil Sprey Combustion using Continuous Thermodynamics
Non-Linear Buckling and Large Deflection Analyses of Isotropic and Composite Stiffened Panels using an Arbitrarily Orientated Stiffened Element Approach
Stochastic Optimisation of America's Cup Class Yachts