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Researcher: Ojeda Rabanal, RE (Dr Roberto Ojeda Rabanal)

Fields of Research

Ship and Platform Structures
Ocean Engineering
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Naval Architecture
Environmental Engineering Modelling
Maritime Engineering
Structural Engineering
Marine Engineering
Education Systems
Composite and Hybrid Materials
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control
Solid Mechanics
Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles)
Industrial Design
Earthquake Engineering
Higher Education
Expert Systems
Metals and Alloy Materials
Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
Manufacturing Engineering

Research Objectives

Navy
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Oil and Gas Exploration
Structural Metal Products
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Nautical Equipment (excl. Yachts)
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Education and Training Systems
Oil and Gas Extraction
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Yachts
Management of Solid Waste from Construction Activities
Scientific Instruments
Manufacturing
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Measurement Standards and Calibration Services
Emerging Defence Technologies
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport
Information and Communication Services

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
Accelerated pitting corrosion test of 304 stainless steel using ASTM G48; Experimental investigation and concomitant challenges; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Adaptive Tutorials to target Threshold Concepts in Mechanics - a Community of Practice Approach; The 22nd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Comparison between fatigue life values calculated using standardised and measured stress spectra of a naval high speed light craft; 13th triennial PRADS conference (PRADS 2016)
Experimental investigation of extreme wave impacts on a rigid TLP model in cyclonic conditions; Ships and Offshore Structures
Experimental investigation of wave-in-deck impact events on a TLP model; Ocean Engineering
Feasibilty study of concentrated solar power in the shipping industry; Future Energy Conference 2014
Finite element investigation on the static response of a composite catamaran under slamming loads; Ocean Engineering
Finite element simulation of blank torpedo impact on submarine hulls; Ocean Engineering
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
Identification of slam events experienced by a high-speed craft; Ocean Engineering
Indentification of slam events experienced by a high-speed craft; Safety & Reliability of Ships, Offshore & Subsea Structures International Conference
Irregular wave generation and assessment of static air gap of offshore structures; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Localized fatigue failure analysis of aluminium crewboats due to propeller pulse loads: A case study; Advanced Materials Research
Measurements of global and local effects of wave impact on a fixed platform deck; Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Proceedings. Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment
Modelling of pitting corrosion in marine and offshore steel structures - A technical review; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Offshore platforms in waves-CFD simulations for devastating conditions; 12th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium 2016
Pitting degradation modelling of ocean steel structures using Bayesian network; Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
Prediction of wave-in-deck loads on offshore structures using CFD; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Reliability assessment of offshore asset under pitting corrosion using Bayesian Network; Corrosion 2016
The Adaptive Virtual Workshop: Maintaining student engagement through an on-line adaptive resource for engineering design education; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
The effect of air content and compressibility on wave-in-deck impact pressures; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC)
The impact of extreme wave events on a fixed multicolumn offshore platform; International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering
The need for fatigue life prediction methods tailored to high-speed craft: A technical review; Pacific International Maritime Conference 2015
Tracking the vortex core from a surface-piercing foil by particle image velocimetry (PIV) using fluorescing particles; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Vertical wave-in-deck loading and pressure distribution on fixed horizontal decks of offshore platforms; The 24th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference
Wave-in-deck forces on fixed horizontal decks of offshore platforms; 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014)

Research Projects

An Australasian facility for the automated fabrication of high performance bespoke components ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The ARC Research Training Centre for Naval Design and Manufacturing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The development of a world-class facility for three dimensional dynamic testing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Defence Material Technology Centre
Defence Material Technology Centre- Blast and Shock modelling
HPMM Manoeuvring Research and Structural Analysis Capability
Underwater Collision Research Facility

Research Candidate Supervision

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Slamming Loads on the Offshore Structures
Fluid Structure Interaction on T-Foil Struts
Slam Loading in Structural Integrity Assessments of Semi-Planing Hullforms