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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (Civil Engineering & Surveying), University of Newcastle, 02/05/1992
  • Master of Engineering Science, Monash University

Research

Research keywords

  • Civil Engineering
  • Resources Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Research expertise

  • Improved computational methods for structural reliability
  • Reliability and risk assessment of new and existing structures
  • Mathematical modelling of material corrosion and deterioration
  • Failure probability estimation of steel structures subjected to fatigue crack growth
  • Design life estimation of deteriorating reinforced concrete structures
  • Strength and life assessment of pipelines subjected to pressure, corrosion and soil movement
  • Reliability fatigue analysis of offshore structures

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090500Civil Engineering100
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Publications

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Journal article (17 outputs)

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2010Melchers RE, Ahammed M, Jeffrey RJ, Simundic G, 'Statistical characterization of surfaces of corroded steel plates', Marine Structures, 23 274-287 (2010) [C1]
2009Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'A convenient approach for estimating time-dependent structural reliability in the load space', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 24 467-472 (2009) [C1]
2006Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Gradient and parameter sensitivity estimation for systems evaluated using Monte Carlo analysis', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 91 594-601 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Statistical characterization of corroded steel plate surfaces', Advances in Structural Engineering, 9 83-90 (2006) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'A Fast Approximate Method For Parameter Sensitivity Estimation In Monte Carlo Structural Reliability', Computers and Structures, Vol 82 55-61 (2004) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, Ahammed M, Middleton C, 'FORM For Discontinuous And Truncated Probability Density Functions', Structural Safety, Vol. 25 304-313 (2003) [C1]
2002Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Gradient Estimation For Applied Monte Carlo Analyses', Reliability Engineering And System Safety, Vol. 78 283-288 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

2001Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Estimation of failure probabilities for intersections of non-linear limit states', Structural Safety, 23 123-135 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

1998Ahammed M, 'Probabilistic estimation of remaining life of a pipeline in the presence of active corrosion defects', International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol. 75 321-329 (1998) [C1]
1997Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic analysis of underground pipelines subject to combined stresses and corrosion', ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 19 988-994 (1997)
1997Ahammed M, 'Prediction of remaining strength of corroded pressurised pipelines', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSELS AND PIPING, 71 213-217 (1997)
1996Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Reliability of underground pipelines subject to corrosion - Closure', JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 122 408-408 (1996)
1996Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Reliability estimation of pressurised pipelines subject to localised corrosion defects', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSELS AND PIPING, 69 267-272 (1996)
1995AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS OF PIPELINES SUBJECTED TO PITTING CORROSION LEAKS', ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 17 74-80 (1995)
1994AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'RELIABILITY OF UNDERGROUND PIPELINES SUBJECT TO CORROSION', JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 120 989-1002 (1994)
1992Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Linearisation and offshore fatigue reliability', Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference, 5-8 (1992)

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

1992Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Equivalent linearisation and fatigue reliability estimation for offshore structures 531-536 (1992)

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

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Conference (5 outputs)

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2011Melchers RE, Ahammed M, Jeffrey RJ, Simundic G, 'Statistical analysis of the surfaces of corroded mild steel plates', Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Zurich, CH (2011) [E1]
2005Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'New Bounds For Highly Correlated Structural Series System', 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR 2005), Rome, Italy (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

2004Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Characterization Of Corroded Steel Plate Surfaces', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Perth, Australia (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

2003Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Numerical Estimation Of Sensitivities For Complex Probabilistically-Described Systems', Proceedings Of The Ninth International Conference On Civil And Structural Engineering Computing, Egmond-aan-Zee, The Netherlands (2003) [E2]

Co-authors: ROB MELCHERS

1993AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC ASSESSMENT OF PIPELINE SERVICE LIFE BASED ON PITTING CORROSION LEAKS', PROBABILISTIC RISK AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1993)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$2,254

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1997 (1 grants)

Corrosion and Prevention 97, Brisbane, 9-12 November 1997$648
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Mukshed Ahammed
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$64819971997
GNo:G0179391

1995 (1 grants)

Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures & Materials (ACMSM) - Hobart - 11-13/12/95$663
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Mukshed Ahammed
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$66319951995
GNo:G0176035

1993 (1 grants)

'Pressure Vessel and Piping Technology' - Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore - 24 - 25 May 1993$943
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Mukshed Ahammed
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$94319931993
GNo:G0174318
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Research Supervision

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Dr Mukshed Ahammed

Work Phone(02) 4921 6960
Fax(02) 4921 6991
Email
PositionResearch Associate
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
ES339,
Engineering A,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/mukshed-ahammed
Linkhttp://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-centre/cipar/staff/mukshed-ahammed.html