eNtsa | Specialised Engineering Technology & Consulting Services


Listed below are published journal articles that have been authored / co-authored by the eNtsa team.


Assessment of crack tip plastic zone size and shape and its influence on crack tip shielding 
– JM Vasco-Olma, MN James, CJ Christopher, EA Patterson, FA Diaz

Crack initiation and propogation paths in FSW tubes under fatigue loading 
– R Tovo, L Susmel, MN James, DG Hattingh, E Maggiolini

Crack path and fracture analysis in FSW of small diameter 6082-T6 aluminium tubes under tension-torsion loading 
– E Maggoilini, R Tovo, L Susmel, MN James, DG Hattingh

Review of recent advances in local approaches applied to pre-stressed components under fatigue loading 
– P Ferro, F Bert, MN James, T Borsato

Applications of Residual Stress in Combatting Fatigue and Fracture 
– MN James, DG Hattingh, D Asquith, M Newby, P Doubell

Semiautomatic friction stir welding of 388mm OD 6082-T6 aluminium tubes 
– DG Hattingh, LG von Wielligh, D Bernard, L Susmel, R Tovo, MN James

Implementation Aspects of an Industrial programmable Controller Using PID Control on a FSW Process – DG Hattingh, TI Van Niekerk, R Pothier

Asympototic stresses in butt-welded joints under fatigue loading
– P Ferro, F Berto, MN James

Damage assessment and refurbishment of steam turbine blade/rotor 
– DG Hattingh, MN James, M Newby, R Scheepers, P Doubell

For any inquiries related to journal articles, contact Ms Nadine J. Goliath nadine.goliath@mandela.ac.za