UK: PhD Studentship in Novel Methods for Measuring Residual Stress at University of Bristol

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Ref: SS1224

Faculty of Engineering

The project:

The research will seek to develop combined numerical and experimental methods 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: 28/2/14

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