Discipline: 
Mathematics
Status: 
Available
Level: 
Summer Project
Supervisor(s): 
Associate Professor Tony Roberts & Dr Vivien Challis

Suitable for:  Third year students with good programming background and knowledge of partial differential equations.

Project:  There remain questions about how failure initiates in complex geometrical situations.  We will model the stress fields in two dimensional plates with pores.  The work will be performed alongside experiments being conducted at the University of Western Australia.

Duration:  6-8 weeks

Contact:  Associate Professor Tony Roberts, apr@maths.uq.edu.au or phone +61 7 336 53263; room 647 Priestley Building (67), UQ St Lucia campus.