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Researcher: Foster, CG (Dr Colin Foster)

Fields of Research

Mechanical engineering
Structural engineering
Automotive engineering
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Civil engineering

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Other construction
Road safety
Construction materials performance and processes
Water safety
Ground transport
Industrial machinery and equipment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Modified Ligtenberg Optical Measurement System for the Determination of Lateral Deformation in Curved Panels; The Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
A technique for biaxial damping measurement ; Journal of Sound and Vibration
Light Weight Foldable Space Frame Structures with Membrane Inners; The Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Proceedings of the Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials; The Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Simple Solution for Buckling of Orthotropic Circular Cylindrical Shells; Thin-Walled Structures
Stability Studies on Cellular-Walled Circular Cylindrical Shells, Part I - Theoretical Analysis; International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering
Stability Studies on Cellular-Walled Circular Cylindrical Shells, Part II - Measured Behaviour of Model Shells; International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering

Research Projects

Australian Maritime Engineering CRC; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Investigation of chunk breaker shaft failures; Savage River Mines-Port Latta (SRM)
Expert opinion on Hydraulic System
External Verification, Shiploader Apex Stability
Opinion on Speed

Research Candidate Supervision