James Hughes

Dr James Hughes

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology


My PhD is focused on novel in-situ stress monitoring techniques using nonlinear guided waves.

My current research is focused on the measurement of crack closure and fatigue life evaluation in variable amplitude load sequences. My PhD thesis investigated the utilisation of guided waves - namely the fundamental edge wave mode - for defect and damage detection.

  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2018 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Mechanical Engineering
    2014 - 2017 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Aerospace) (Honours)

Lecturer:

Solid Mechanics - Semester 1, 2018

Stress Analysis and Design - Semester 2, 2021

Tutor:

Solid Mechanics - Semester 1, 2017

Design Practice - Semester 1, 2016 & 2017

Stress Analysis & Design - Semester 2, 2016, 2017, 2021

Dynamics - Semester 2, 2016

  • Position: ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
  • Phone: 83131258
  • Email: james.m.hughes@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor Third Floor
  • Room: S316
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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