PhD studentship – Novel methods for measuring residual stress

Faculty of Engineering


The project:  The research will seek to develop combined numerical and experimental method for obtaining locked-in stresses in welded engineering components. A combination of measurement methods and finite element analysis will examined to determine complete field distributions of stresses in components.

Candidate requirements: A first or upper second-class degree in engineering, mathematics, science or related discipline

Funding: Tuition fees plus a tax-free stipend of £13,726, funded by Veqter Ltd

How to apply: Please make an online application for this project at the apply button below. Please select Mechanical Engineering (PhD) on the Programme Choice page and enter details of the studentship when prompted in the Funding and Research Details sections of the form.

Contacts: Prof DJ Smith ( and Prof CE Truman (

Deadline for applications: 31/12/13

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