Rick Bradford's Publications


Physics

Engineering
  • N.A.Zentuti, J.D.Booker, R.A.W.Bradford, C.E.Truman, "A review of probabilistic techniques: towards developing a probabilistic lifetime methodology in the creep regime", Materials at High Temperature, Published online: 13 Sep 2017. HIDA 7: Life/Defect Assessment and Failures in High Temperature Power Plant . Preprint available here, see also here
  • R.A.W.Bradford, "The Bree problem with the primary load cycling out-of-phase with the secondary load", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 154, June 2017, Pages 83-94. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford and D.J.Tipping, "The Ratchet-Shakedown Diagram for a Thin Pressurised Pipe Subject to Additional Axial Load and Cyclic Secondary Global Bending", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 134, October 2015, Pages 92-100. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford,"Application of Probabilistic Assessments to the Lifetime Management of Nuclear Boilers in the Creep Regime", Transactions of the 23rd International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, SMiRT-23, Manchester, August 10-14 (2015), Paper ID 2014/11/550. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford, "Solution of the ratchet-shakedown Bree problem with an extra orthogonal primary load", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 129-130 (2015) 32-42. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford, J.Ure and H.F.Chen, "The Bree Problem with Different Yield Stresses On-Load and Off-Load and Application to Creep Ratcheting", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping Vol.113C (2014) 32-39. Preprint available here.
  • P.J.Holt and R.A.W.Bradford, "Application of Probabilistic Modelling to the Lifetime Management of Nuclear Boilers in the Creep Regime: Part 2", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping Vol.111-112 (2013) 232-245. Preprint available here.
  • M.P.O'Donnell, R.A.W.Bradford, D.W.Dean, C.D.Hamm and M.Chevalier "High Temperature Issues in Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors", TAGSI/FESI Symposium 2013, Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plant. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford, "The Bree problem with primary load cycling in-phase with the secondary load", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 99-100 (2012) 44-50. Preprint available here.
  • P.J.Holt and R.A.W.Bradford, "Application of Probabilistic Modelling to the Lifetime Management of Nuclear Boilers in the Creep Regime: Part 1", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 95 (2012) 48-55. Preprint available here.
  • M.J.Stevens, R.J.Dennis, I.J.M.Bottomley and R.A.W.Bradford, "Modelling the Manufacturing History, Through Life Creep-Fatigue Damage and Limiting Defect Sizes of a Pipework Joint using Finite Element Based Methods", 13th International Conference on Pressure Vessel Technology (ICPVT-13), I.Mech.E., London, 2-23 May 2012, published in the International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 108-109 (2013) 13-27. Preprint available here.
  • D.P.Bray, R.J.Dennis and R.A.W.Bradford, "Modelling the Complex Manufacturing History of a Pipework Joint and Assesment of its Through-Life Creep-Fatigue Damage using Finite Element Based Methods",, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division / K-PVP Conference, PVP2010, July 18-22, 2010, Bellevue, Washington, USA. Preprint available here.
  • P.J.Bouchard and R.A.W.Bradford, "Validated Axial Residual Stress Profiles for Fracture Assessments of Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe Girth Welds", PVP-Vol.423, Fracture & Fitness, ASME (2001), pp. 93-99. Preprint available here.
  • D.R.Hayhurst, F.Vakili-Tahami and R.Bradford, "Continuum Mechanics: From Creep Rupture under Homogeneous Stress to Creep Crack Growth", Proceedings of the Symposium on Continuum Damage & Fracture, Cachan, France, 23-27 October 2000. Preprint available, in four parts, here, here,here and here.
  • R.Bradford, "Through-Thickness Distributions of Welding Residual Stresses in Austenitic Stainless Steel Cylindrical Butt Welds", in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Residual Stresses (ICRS-6), Oxford, 10-12 July 2000, pp 1373-1381. Preprint available here.
  • R.A.W.Bradford, "Finite Element Modelling of Reheat Cracking Initiation in Austenitic Weldments", Institute of Mechanical Engineers Conference Transactions, International Conference on "Assuring It's Safe", 18-19 May 1998, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, paper C535/023/98, pp 287-295. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, "A Structural Approach to the Calculation of J", Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.29, No.6 (1988) 683-695. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, R.Gates, G.Green, D.Gladwin, J.Buckland and A.Muscati, "Eta Factors, Failure Assessment Diagrams and Validity for Conventional and Novel Specimen Geometries: Some Results from Theory and Experiment", Paper presented at the 1987 meeting of the International Group on Fracture, Berlin, 1987. Preprint available here.
  • J.Warburton and R.Bradford, "The Progressive Wear of Tubes: The Volumes of the Intersections of Cylinders with Each Other and with Flats", Wear 113 (1986) 331-352. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, R.S.Gates, G.Green and D.C.Williams, "A Strain Hardening Failure Assessment Diagram Derived from Carbon-Manganese Steel Compact Tension Specimens", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol.19, No.2 (1985) 83-99. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, "Elastic-Plastic Analysis and J-Dominance of the Double Punch Mode II Fracture Toughness Specimen", International Journal of Fracture, 29 (1985) 113-124. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, "Persistence of the HRR Fields for General Yielding in Mode II", International Journal of Fracture, 26 (1984) 85-98. Preprint available here.
  • R.Bradford, "J-Estimation Formulas for Toughness Measurements on Strain Hardening Materials", International Journal of Fracture, 25 (1984) R7-R9. Preprint available here.
  • A.Muscati and R.Bradford, "A Comparison of the Failure Pressure as Predicted by Finite Element Stress Analysis with the Results of Full Scale Burst Tests on GRP Flanges", Proceedings of the first International Conference on Composite Structures, Paisley College of Technology, Scotland, 16-18 September 1981, in "Composite Structures", editor I.H.Marshall, Applied Science Publishers, London, 1981, pages 690-703. Preprint available here.

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