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Kenneth Low

Associate Professor
Engineering
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Biography

PhD in Mechanical Engineering University of Nottingham BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering Newcastle University

Research Interest

Welding of thick-wall pressure vessels for conventional and nuclear power plants and submarine hull. Welding automation (thin steel and aluminum plates & frames) for naval vessels and superyachts applications. Design optimisation of marine systems for naval and specialised vessels. Stealth design of marine systems onboard warships. Hybrid vessels – dual fuels and diesel-electric propulsion. Unmanned surface vehicles (Unmanned marine systems). Advanced materials for marine application. Special coatings for aerospace application. Feasibility study of airship for air-cruise, defence and heavy cargo transportation. Wing-In-Ground effect ships.

Publications

  • Hyde, T. H., Low, K. and Shipway, P.H. (2001), Measurement of high temperature creep strains in a service-aged CrMoV pipe material using the grid method, Proc. 4th Japan-China Bilateral Symposium High Temperature Strength of Materials, Tsukuba, Japan, June 11-13, pp. 167-172.

  • Low, K. (2001), Measurement of elevated temperature creep strains in cross-weld specimens using the grid method, Ph.D. Thesis, December 13, pp. 1-256.

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