Friction Stir Welding (FSW)

Friction stir welding (FSW) is a solid-state joining process that uses a non-consumable tool to join two facing workpieces without melting the workpiece material. Heat is generated by friction between the r...

Sloshing Introduction

Sloshing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in large transport tankers is an important issue that limits the operational envelope of ships and leads to conservative designs. However, many uncertainties are affecting the accuracy of sloshing predictions; for example, the filling level, the motio...

Composite Introduction

A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics d...