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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Cambridge - UK, 18/03/1972
  • Master of Engineering Science, Monash University, 22/05/1970
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Monash University, 19/04/1968
  • Diploma in Education, Monash University, 07/06/1978

Research

Research keywords

  • Civil Engineering
  • Corrosion
  • Probabilistic modelling
  • Structural Engineering

Research expertise

Structural engineering risk and reliability analyses, Probabilistic modelling of engineering systems, Corrosion and deterioration modeling & Investigation of structural failures.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090506Structural Engineering75
091207Metals And Alloy Materials15
091499Resources Engineering And Extractive Metallurgy Not Elsewhere Classified10

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Member - Department of Defence, Independent Technical Review Committee dealing with technical problems with the Collins Class submarines [Classified - Secret]
  • Past-President (2003-) and President (1999-2003) - International Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association
  • Member, Executive Committee, since 1985 - Intl. Assn. for Structural Safety and Reliability

Editorial Board.

  • Editor - Australian Journal of Structural Engineering (1998-)
  • Member - Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems (Gordon & Breach, UK) [1987-]
  • Member - Korean Journal of Civil Engineering (Korean Society of Civil Engineers) [2006-]
  • Member - Reliability Engineering and System Safety (Elsevier, USA) [1998-]
  • Regional Editor - Ships and Offshore Structures (2005-)
  • Editor - Structural Safety (Elsevier, USA) [1990-]
  • Member - Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Springer, Germany) [1988-]

Learned Academy.

  • Fellow - Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering)

Appointments

Fellowship APF
Australian Research Council (Australia)
01/01/2009
Fellowship APF
Australian Research Council (Australia)
01/01/2004 - 01/12/2008
Member (Ministerial appointment - renewed twice)
Nuclear Safety Committee, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority (Federal Government regulator) (Australia)
01/01/2000

Awards

Research Award.

2007Visiting Research Fellow
UK Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) (United Kingdom)
Selection by competitive process based on research performance and likely contribution to UK research effort, both in 2003 and in 2007.
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2003Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Bacteriological Influence In The Development Of Iron Sulphide Species In Marine Immersion Environments', Corrosion Science, Vol. 45 693-714 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Modeling Of Marine Immersion Corrosion For Mild And Low-Alloy Steels - Part 1: Phenomological Model', Corrosion, Vol. 59 319-334 (2003) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Statistical characterization of pitting corrosion - Part 2: Probabilistic modeling for maximum pit depth', Corrosion, 61 766-777 (2005) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Examples of mathematical modelling of long term general corrosion of structural steels in sea water', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 41 38-44 (2006) [C1]

Publications

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Book (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Paik JK, Melchers RE, Condition Assessment of Aged Structures, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 535 (2008) [A3]
2007Melchers RE, Hough R, Modeling Complex Engineering Structures, ASCE, Reston, VA, 359 (2007) [A3]
2003Stewart MG, Melchers RE, Probabilistic Risk Assessment Of Engineering Systems, Tuttle-Mori Agency Inc, Tokyo, 251 (2003) [A4]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1999Melchers RE, Structural Reliability Analysis and Prediction, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, England, 431 (1999) [A1]
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Chapter (8 outputs)

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2011Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic methods for service life estimation of civil engineering structures', Service life estimation and extension of civil engineering structures, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK 179-192 (2011) [B1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Reliability of aged land-based structures', Condition Assessment of Aged Structures, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, United Kingdom 352-363 (2008) [B1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Corrosion wastage in aged structures', Condition Assessment of Aged Structures, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, United Kingdom 77-106 (2008) [B1]
2007Melchers RE, Hough R, 'Structural Modeling: An Overview', Modeling Complex Engineering Structures, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Virginia 1-9 (2007) [B1]
2007Melchers RE, Guan X-L, 'Complex Structural Analysis and Structural Reliability', Modeling Complex Engineering Structures, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Virginia 313-340 (2007) [B1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic models for corrosion in structural reliability assessment', Recent developments in reliability-based civil engineering, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore 141-164 (2006) [B1]
2005Melchers RE, Beck AT, 'Time-Variant Reliability', Engineering Design Reliability Handbook, CRC Press, Boca Raton Ch 18 (2005) [B1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Reliability Analysis', Structural Safety And Its Quality Assurance, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Virginia 46-66 (2005) [B1]
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Journal article (292 outputs)

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2014Melchers RE, 'Bi-modal trend in the long-term corrosion of aluminium alloys', Corrosion Science, 82 239-247 (2014) [C1]
2014Melchers RE, 'Microbiological and abiotic processes in modelling longer-term marine corrosion of steel', Bioelectrochemistry, 97 89-96 (2014)
2014Melchers RE, 'Long-term immersion corrosion of steels in seawaters with elevated nutrient concentration', Corrosion Science, (2014)
2014Melchers RE, 'Using models to interpret data for monitoring and life prediction of deteriorating infrastructure systems', Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, (2014)
2014Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Extreme value analysis for assessing structural reliability of welded offshore steel structures', Structural Safety, 50 9-15 (2014)
2014Melchers RE, 'Long-term immersion corrosion of steels in seawaters with elevated nutrient concentration', Corrosion Science, 81 110-116 (2014)
2014Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'External Corrosion of Carbon Steel Pipeline Weld Zones', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING, 24 68-74 (2014)
2014Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Long-term corrosion of mild steel in natural and uv-treated coastal seawater', Corrosion, 70 804-818 (2014)
2014Wells T, Melchers RE, 'An observation-based model for corrosion of concrete sewers under aggressive conditions', CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH, 61-62 1-10 (2014)
2014Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, Usher KM, 'Localized corrosion of steel sheet piling', Corrosion Science, 79 139-147 (2014)
2013Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Long term localised corrosion of marine steel piling welds', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 48 469-474 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, 'Influence of dissolved inorganic nitrogen on accelerated low water corrosion of marine steel piling', Corrosion, 69 95-103 (2013) [C1]
2013Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'Performance of 45-year-old corroded prestressed concrete beams', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-STRUCTURES AND BUILDINGS, 166 547-559 (2013) [C1]
2013Rajabipour A, Melchers RE, 'A numerical study of damage caused by combined pitting corrosion and axial stress in steel pipes', CORROSION SCIENCE, 76 292-301 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, 'Long-term corrosion of cast irons and steel in marine and atmospheric environments', CORROSION SCIENCE, 68 186-194 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, Chernov BB, 'Corrosion of mild steel in elevated temperature hard freshwater', CORROSION ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 48 130-135 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, 'Human intervention and the safety of complex structural systems', Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 30 211-220 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Accelerated low water corrosion of steel piling in harbours', CORROSION ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 48 496-505 (2013) [C1]
2013Melchers RE, Rootsey R, Stuetz R, Keller J, Yuan Z, 'Taking control of odours and corrosion in sewers', Water: Journal of the Australian Water Association, 40 89-94 (2013) [C3]
2013Melchers RE, 'Microbiological and abiotic processes in modelling longer-term marine corrosion of steel', Bioelectrochemistry, (2013)
2012Melchers RE, 'Modeling and prediction of long-term corrosion of steel in marine environments', International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 22 257-263 (2012) [C1]
2012Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Corrosion of long vertical steel strips in the marine tidal zone and implications for ALWC', Corrosion Science, 65 26-36 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2011Melchers RE, 'Investigation of the failure of the Newcastle Workers Club', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 11 163-176 (2011) [C1]
2011Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'The effects of corrosion on 45-year-old pre-stressed concrete bridge beams', Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 7 101-108 (2011) [C1]
2011Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Pitting corrosion in pipeline steel weld zones', Corrosion Science, 53 4026-4032 (2011) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Estimating uncertainty in maximum pit depth from limited observational data', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 45 240-248 (2010) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, Paik JK, 'Effect of flexure on rusting of ship's steel plating', Ships and Offshore Structures, 5 25-31 (2010) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Carbonates, carbonation and the durability of reinforced concrete marine structures', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 10 215-226 (2010) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, Chernov BB, 'Corrosion loss of mild steel in high temperature hard freshwater', Corrosion Science, 52 449-454 (2010) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, Ahammed M, Jeffrey RJ, Simundic G, 'Statistical characterization of surfaces of corroded steel plates', Marine Structures, 23 274-287 (2010) [C1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Transient early and longer term influence of bacteria on marine corrosion of steel', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 45 257-261 (2010) [C1]
2010Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Variability of corrosion of mild steel coupons in tidal, splash and atmospheric marine environments', Corrosion and Prevention 2010: Always Protecting, Always Learning, Paper 012 (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2009Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Reinforcement corrosion initiation and activation times in concrete structures exposed to severe marine environments', Cement and Concrete Research, 39 1068-1076 (2009) [C1]
2009Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Reinforcement corrosion in concrete exposed to the North Sea for more than 60 years', Corrosion, 65 554-566 (2009) [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]
2009Melchers RE, Paik JK, 'Effect of tensile strain on the rate of marine corrosion of steel plates', Corrosion Science, 51 2298-2303 (2009) [C1]
2009Melchers RE, 'Validity and quality of deterioration models for structural reliability assessment', Structural Longevity, 1 17-36 (2009) [C1]
2009Melchers RE, Li CQ, Davison MA, 'Observations and analysis of a 63-year-old reinforced concrete promenade railing exposed to the North Sea', Magazine of Concrete Research, 61 233-243 (2009) [C1]
2009Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion of vertical mild steel strips in seawater', Corrosion Science, 51 2291-2297 (2009) [C1]
2009Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Effect of vertical length on corrosion of steel in the tidal zone', Corrosion, 65 695-702 (2009) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Modeling of long-term corrosion loss and pitting for chromium-bearing and stainless steels in seawater', Corrosion, 64 143-154 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'The critical involvement of anaerobic bacterial activity in modelling the corrosion behaviour of mild steel in marine environments', Electrochimica Acta, 54 80-85 (2008) [C1]
2008Gudze MT, Melchers RE, 'Operational based corrosion analysis in naval ships', Corrosion Science, 50 3296-3307 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Extreme value statistics and long-term marine pitting corrosion of steel', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 23 482-488 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, Li CQ, Lawanwisut W, 'Probabilistic modeling of structural deterioration of reinforced concrete beams under saline environment corrosion', Structural Safety, 30 447-460 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, 'A new interpretation of the corrosion loss processes for weathering steels in marine atmospheres', Corrosion Science, 50 3446-3454 (2008) [C1]
2008Paik JK, Thayamballi AK, Melchers RE, 'Some recent developments in corrosion assessment and management for steel ships and offshore structures', Marine Technology and SNAME News, 45 94-100 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Probablistic models for steel corrosion loss and pitting of marine infrastructure', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 93 423-432 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Development of new applied models for steel corrosion in marine applications including shipping', Ships and Offshore Structures, 3 135-144 (2008) [C1]
2008Brown CB, Elms DG, Melchers RE, 'Assessing and achieving structural safety', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings, 161 219-230 (2008) [C1]
2008Li C-Q, Yang Y, Melchers RE, 'Prediction of reinforcement corrosion in concrete and its effects on concrete cracking and strength reduction', ACI Materials Journal, 105 3-10 (2008) [C1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Rejoinder', Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 25 71-76 (2008) [C3]
2008Melchers RE, 'Discussion on 'Stochastic modeling of pitting corrosion: A new model for initiation and growth of multiple pits'', Corrosion Science, 50 1518-1519 (2008) [C3]
2008Melchers RE, Frangopol DM, 'Probabilistic modelling of structural degradation', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 93 363 (2008) [C3]
2008Paik JK, Melchers RE, 'Preface', Condition Assessment of Aged Structures, (2008)
2007Melchers RE, 'Structural reliability theory in the context of structural safety', Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 24 55-69 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, 'The effects of water pollution on the immersion corrosion of mild and low alloy steels', Corrosion Science, 49 3149-3167 (2007) [C1]
2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Influence of migration of iron particles, ions and compounds during long term marine immersion corrosion', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 42 145-151 (2007) [C1]
2007Li CQ, Zheng JJ, Lawanwisut W, Melchers RE, 'Concrete delamination caused by steel reinforcement corrosion', Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 19 591-600 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Influence of Seawater nutrient content on the early immersion corrosion of mild steel - Part 1: Empirical observations', Corrosion, 63 318-329 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Discussion: Statistical characterization of pitting corrosion - Part 1: Data analysis and part 2: Probabilistic modeling for maximum pit depth', Corrosion, 63 112-113 (2007) [C1]
2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Effect of orientation and shielding in the early corrosion of mild steel in tidal marine conditions', Corrosion, 63 872-879 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Transition from marine immersion to coastal atmospheric corrosion for structural steels', Corrosion, 63 500-514 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Influence of seawater nutrient content on the early immersion corrosion of mild steel - Part 2: The role of biofilms and sulfate-reducing bacteria', Corrosion, 63 405-415 (2007) [C1]
2007Melchers RE, Moan T, Gao Z, 'Corrosion of working chains continuously immersed in seawater', Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 12 102-110 (2007) [C1]
2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The changing topography of corroding mild steel surfaces in seawater', Corrosion Science, 49 2270-2288 (2007) [C1]
2007Gudze MT, Melchers RE, 'Prediction of naval ship ballast tank corrosion using operational profiles', Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part A: International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 149 51-53 (2007) [C3]
2007Melchers RE, 'Development of new applied models for steel corrosion in marine applications including shipping', 10th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and other Floating Structures, PRADS 2007, 2 919-927 (2007)
2006Moareftadeh MR, Melchers RE, 'Nonlinear wave theory in reliability analysis of offshore structures', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 21 99-111 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Statistical characterization of corroded steel plate surfaces', Advances in Structural Engineering, 9 83-90 (2006) [C1]
2006Li CQ, Melchers RE, Zheng JJ, 'Analytical model for corrosion-induced crack width in reinforced concrete structures', ACI Structural Journal, 103 479-487 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Pitting corrosion of mild steel under marine anaerobic conditions - Part 2: Statistical representation of maximum pit depth', Corrosion, 62 1074-1081 (2006) [C1]
2006Fathi M, Daneshjoo F, Melchers RE, 'A method for determining the behaviour factor of moment-resisting steel frames with semi-rigid connections', Engineering Structures, 28 514-531 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Paik JK, 'Discussion: non-linear corrosion model for immersed steel plates', Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Transactions, 323-325 (2006) [C1]
2006Gudze MT, Melchers RE, 'Prediction of naval ship ballast tank corrosion using operational profiles', International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 148 77-86 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Mathematical and probabilistic modelling of material deterioration with application to pitting corrosion in structural steel applications', Journal of Reliability of Structures and Materials, 2 1-8 (2006) [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, 'Pitting corrosion of mild steel under marine anaerobic conditions - Part 1: Experimental observations', Corrosion, 62 981-988 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Examples of mathematical modelling of long term general corrosion of structural steels in sea water', Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, 41 38-44 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'The marine corrosion of structural steels in brackish and fresh waters', Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 2 53-61 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Wells PA, 'Models for the anaerobic phases of marine immersion corrosion', Corrosion Science, 48 1791-1811 (2006) [C1]
2006Gray WA, Melchers RE, 'Modifications to the 'directional simulation in the load space' approach to structural reliability analysis', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 21 148-158 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Jiang X, 'Estimation of models for durability of epoxy coatings in water ballast tanks', Ships and Offshore Structures, 1 61-70 (2006) [C1]
2006Li CQ, Melchers RE, 'Time-dependent serviceability of corrosion-affected concrete structures', Magazine of Concrete Research, 58 567-574 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'The corrosion in seawater of structural steels in infrastructure applications', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 6 159-168 (2006) [C1]
2006Gray WA, Melchers RE, 'Load combination analysis by 'Directional simulation in the load space'', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 21 159-170 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Recent progress in the modeling of corrosion of structural steel immersed in seawaters', Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 12 154-162 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Modelling immersion corrosion of structural steels in natural fresh and brackish waters', Corrosion Science, 48 4174-4201 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Li CQ, Lawanwisut W, 'Modelling deterioration of structural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams under saline environment corrosion', Magazine of Concrete Research, 58 575-587 (2006) [C1]
2006Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Phenomenological modeling-of reinforcement corrosion in marine environments', ACI Materials Journal, 103 25-32 (2006) [C1]
2006Guedes Soares C, Garbatov Y, Zayed A, Wang G, Melchers RE, Paik JK, Cui W, 'Non-linear corrosion model for immersed steel plates accounting for environmental factors', Transactions - Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 113 306-329 (2006)
2005Novikov A, Melchers RE, Shinjikashvili E, Kordzakhia N, 'First passage time of filtered Poisson process with exponential shape function', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 20 57-65 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Representation of uncertainty in maximum depth of marine corrosion pits', Structural Safety, 27 322-334 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Statistical characterization of pitting corrosion - Part 2: Probabilistic modeling for maximum pit depth', Corrosion, 61 766-777 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Effect of nutrient-based water pollution on the corrosion of mild steel in marine immersion conditions', Corrosion, 61 237-245 (2005) [C1]
2005Li CQ, Melchers RE, 'Time-dependent risk assessment of structural deterioration caused by reinforcement corrosion', ACI Structural Journal, 102 754-762 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Effect Of Immersion Depth On Marine Corrosion Of Mild Steel', Corrosion, 61 895-906 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'On extending the range of Michell-like optimal topology structures', Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 29 85-92 (2005) [C1]
2005Li CQ, Melchers RE, 'Time-dependent reliability analysis of corrosion-induced concrete cracking', ACI Structural Journal, 102 543-549 (2005) [C1]
2005Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'Barrier failure dominance in time variant reliability analysis', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 20 79-85 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Effect of alloying on maximum depth of pits in mild steel in marine immersion environments', Corrosion, 61 355-363 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Early corrosion of mild steel in seawater', Corrosion Science, 47 1678-1693 (2005) [C1]
2005Jiang X, Melchers RE, 'Reliability analysis of maintained ships under correlated fatigue and corrosion', Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 147 9-18 (2005) [C1]
2005Li CQ, Melchers RE, Lawanwisut W, 'Vulnerability Assessment Of Corrosion-Affected Concrete Structures', Magazine Of Concrete Research, 57 557-565 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Statistical characterization of pitting corrosion - Part 1: Data analysis', Corrosion, 61 655-664 (2005) [C1]
2005Melchers RE, 'The effect of corrosion on the structural reliability of steel offshore structures', Corrosion Science, 47 2391-2410 (2005) [C1]
2005Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'A meso-scale finite element model for environmental stress corrosion of GFRP', 4th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2005, 573-578 (2005)
2004Melchers RE, 'Effect Of Small Compositional Changes On Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Low Alloy Steels', Corrosion Science, Vol. 46 1669-1691 (2004) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Influence Of Water Velocity On Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel', Corrosion, Vol. 60 84-94 (2004) [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]
2004Masia MJ, Kleeman PW, Melchers RE, 'Modelling Soil/Structure Interaction For Masonry Structures', Journal of Structural Engineering, 130 641-649 (2004) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, 'Mathematical Modeling Of The Effect Of Water Velocity On The Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel Coupons', Corrosion, Vol. 60 471-478 (2004) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Surface 'Roughness' Effect On Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel', Corrosion, Vol. 60 697-703 (2004) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, 'Pitting Corrosion Of Mild Steel In Marine Immersion Environment - Part 2: Variability Of Maximum Pit Depth', Corrosion, Vol. 60 937-944 (2004) [C1]
2004Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'On The Ensemble Crossing Rate Approach To Time Variant Reliability Analysis Of Uncertain Structures', Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 19 9-19 (2004) [C1]
2004Melchers RE, 'Pitting Corrosion Of Mild Steel In Marine Immersion Environment - Part 1: Maximum Pit Depth', Corrosion, Vol. 60 824-836 (2004) [C1]
2004Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'Overload Failure Of Structural Components Under Random Crack Propagation And Loading - A Random Process Approach', Structural Safety, Vol. 26 471-488 (2004) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic Models For Corrosion In Structural Reliability Assessment - Part 1: Empirical Models', Journal Of Offshore Mechanics And Arctic Engineering, Vol. 125 264-271 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, Ahammed M, Middleton C, 'FORM For Discontinuous And Truncated Probability Density Functions', Structural Safety, Vol. 25 304-313 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Modeling Of Marine Immersion Corrosion For Mild And Low-Alloy Steels - Part 2: Uncertainty Estimation', Corrosion, Vol. 59 334-344 (2003) [C1]
2003Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'A micromechanics model for environmental stress corrosion in GFRP', International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 19 2-14 (2003) [C1]
2003Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'Durability Of Glass Polymer Composites Subject To Stress Corrosion', Journal Of Composites For Construction, Vol. 7 109-117 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Effect On Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Carbon Content Of Low ALlow Steels', Corrosion Science, Vol. 45 2609-2625 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic Models For Corrosion In Structural Reliability Assessment - Part 2: Models Based On Mechanics', Journal Of Offshore Mechanics And Arctic Engineering, Vol. 125 272-280 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic Model For Marine Corrosion Of Steel For Structural Reliability Assessment', Journal Of Structural Engineering, Vol. 129 1484-1493 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Mathematical Modelling Of The Diffusion Controlled Phase In Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel', Corrosion Science, Vol. 45 923-940 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Modelling Of Marine Immersion Corrosion For Copper-Bearing Steels', Corrosion Science, Vol. 45 2307-2323 (2003) [C1]
2003Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Bacteriological Influence In The Development Of Iron Sulphide Species In Marine Immersion Environments', Corrosion Science, Vol. 45 693-714 (2003) [C1]
2003Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion Analysis Of Bulk Carriers: Part 1 - Operational Parameters Influencing Corrosion Rates', Marine Structures, Vol. 16 547-566 (2003) [C1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Modeling Of Marine Immersion Corrosion For Mild And Low-Alloy Steels - Part 1: Phenomological Model', Corrosion, Vol. 59 319-334 (2003) [C1]
2002Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic Risk Assessment For Structures', Proceedings Of The Institution Of Civil Engineers: Structures And Buildings, Issue 4 351-359 (2002) [C1]
2002Melchers RE, 'Safety And Risk In Structural Engineering', Progress In Structural Engineering And Materials, Vol. 4 193-202 (2002) [C1]
2002Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion Of Mild Steel In Porous Media', Corrosion Science, Vol. 44 2459-2478 (2002) [C1]
2002Masia MJ, Melchers RE, Kleeman PW, 'Probabilistic Crack Prediction For Masonry Structures On Expansive Soils', Journal of Structural Engineering, 128 1454-1461 (2002) [C1]
2002Melchers RE, 'Effect Of Temperature On The Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Carbon Steels', Corrosion, Vol. 58, No. 9 768-782 (2002) [C1]
2002Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion Of Mild Steel By Coal And Iron Ore', Corrosion Science, Vol. 44 2665-2673 (2002) [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: Mukshed Ahammed

2002Guan X-L, Melchers RE, 'Effect Of Response Surface Parameter Variation On Structural Reliability Estimates', Structural Safety, Vol. 23 429-444 (2002) [C1]
2002Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Shape And Size Effects For Marine Immersion Coupons', British Corrosion Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2 99-104 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2002Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'Stress corrosion of glass fibre reinforced polymers for infrastructure applications', Corrosion and Materials, 27 S5-S8 (2002) [C1]
2001Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Enclosed atmospheric corrosion in ship spaces', British Corrosion Journal, 36 272-276 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, 'Rational optimization of reliability and safety policies', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 73 263-268 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Estimation of failure probabilities for intersections of non-linear limit states', Structural Safety, 23 123-135 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Mukshed Ahammed

2001Melchers RE, 'On the ALARP approach to risk management', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 71 201-208 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, 'Influence of temperature on sea water immersion corrosion of aluminium', British Corrosion Journal, 36 201-204 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, Feutrill WR, 'Risk assessment of LPG automotive refuelling facilities', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 74 283-290 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, 'Assessment of Existing Structures - Approaches and Research Needs', Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol 127, No. 4 406-411 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, 'Optimality-criteria-based probabilistic structural design', Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 23 34-39 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, 'Temperature effect on seawater immersion corrosion of 90:10 copper-nickel alloy', Corrosion, 57 440-451 (2001) [C1]
2001Guan X-L, Melchers RE, 'Effects of response surface parameter variation on structural reliability estimates', Structural Safety, 23 429-444 (2001) [C1]
2001Melchers RE, Soares CG, ' Guest editorial', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 74 225-225 (2001) [C3]
2001Melchers RE, Soares CG, 'Special issue - Risk assessment of engineering facilities', RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 74 225-225 (2001)
2000Son KS, Melchers RE, Kal WM, 'An analysis of safety control effectiveness', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol 68 187-194 (2000) [C1]
2000Val DV, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Life-cycle performance of reinforced concrete bridges: probabilistic approach', Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 15 14-25 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

2000Melchers RE, 'Discussion on 'The strategies and value of risk based structural safety analysis'', Structural Safety, Vol 22 281-286 (2000) [C1]
2000Melchers RE, Jefferis M, 'Australian Journal of Structural Engineering', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2 1-109 (2000) [C2]
2000Melchers RE, 'Discussion on 'The strategies and value of risk based structural safety analysis' - Special issue of Structural Safety, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1999', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 22 281-286 (2000)
1999Guan X-L, Melchers RE, 'A load space formulation for probabilistic finite element analysis of structural reliability', Porbabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 14 73-81 (1999) [C1]
1999Melchers RE, 'Research needs in structural engineering: changes and challenges', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 2 85-94 (1999) [C1]
1999Melchers RE, 'Corrosion uncertainty modelling for steel structures', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 52 3-19 (1999) [C1]
1999Moarefzadeh MR, Melchers RE, 'Directional importance sampling for ill-proportioned spaces', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 21 1-22 (1999)
1998Val DV, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Effect of reinforcement corrosion on reliability of highway bridges', Engineering Structures, Vol. 20, No.11 1010-1019 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1997Melchers RE, 'Modeling of marine corrosion of steel specimens', ASTM Special Technical Publication, 1300 20-33 (1997)
1997Val DV, Melchers RE, 'Reliability of deteriorating RC slab bridges', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 123 1638-1644 (1997)
1997Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic analysis of underground pipelines subject to combined stresses and corrosion', ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 19 988-994 (1997)
1997Guan XL, Melchers RE, 'Multitangent-plane surface method for reliability calculation', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 123 996-1002 (1997)
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)
1996Moarefzadeh MR, Melchers RE, 'Sample-specific linearization in reliability analysis of off-shore structures', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 18 101-122 (1996)
1996Ahammed M, Melchers RE, 'Reliability of underground pipelines subject to corrosion - Closure', JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 122 408-408 (1996)
1996Frangopol DM, Melchers RE, 'Special issue on reliability-based evaluation and design of masonry, steel, and reinforced concrete structures', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 18 65-65 (1996)
1995AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS OF PIPELINES SUBJECTED TO PITTING CORROSION LEAKS', ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 17 74-80 (1995)
1995LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'FAILURE PROBABILITY OF REINFORCED-CONCRETE COLUMNS UNDER STOCHASTIC LOADS', ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 17 419-424 (1995)
1995MELCHERS RE, 'LOAD SPACE RELIABILITY FORMULATION FOR POISSON PULSE PROCESSES', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 121 779-784 (1995)
1995CHAN HY, MELCHERS RE, 'TIME-DEPENDENT RESISTANCE DETERIORATION IN PROBABILISTIC STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS', CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, 12 115-132 (1995)
1995Melchers RE, Feutrill WR, 'Risk assessment for automotive LPG facilities', American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP, 296 457-462 (1995)
1994AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'RELIABILITY OF UNDERGROUND PIPELINES SUBJECT TO CORROSION', JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 120 989-1002 (1994)
1994LI CW, MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS RELIABILITY UNDER STOCHASTIC LOADS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-STRUCTURES AND BUILDINGS, 104 251-255 (1994)
1994LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS RELIABILITY UNDER STOCHASTIC LOADS (VOL 104, PG 251, 1994)', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-STRUCTURES AND BUILDINGS, 104 489-489 (1994)
1994MELCHERS RE, LI CQ, 'A BENCHMARK STUDY ON IMPORTANCE SAMPLING TECHNIQUES IN STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY - ENGELUND,S. RACKWITZ,R. (MUNCHEN, GERMANY), STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 12(4)(1993) 255-276 - DISCUSSION', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 14 299-302 (1994)
1994Melchers RE, 'On intra-plate earthquakes and existing structures', Transactions of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Civil engineering, CE36 265-272 (1994)
1994LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'RELIABILITY-ANALYSIS OF CREEP AND SHRINKAGE EFFECTS - CLOSURE', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 120 1050-1050 (1994)
1994GUAN XL, MELCHERS RE, 'AN EFFICIENT FORMULATION FOR LIMIT STATE FUNCTION GRADIENT CALCULATION', COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 53 929-935 (1994)
1994MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL SYSTEM RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT USING DIRECTIONAL SIMULATION', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 16 23-37 (1994)
1993LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'GAUSSIAN UPCROSSING RATE SOLUTION FOR STRUCTURAL SERVICEABILITY', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 12 293-303 (1993)
1993Melchers RE, 'Reliability and risk assessments for LPG facilities - a view of the state of the art', Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE, 2 13-19 (1993)
1993LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'OUTCROSSINGS FROM CONVEX POLYHEDRA FOR NONSTATIONARY GAUSSIAN-PROCESSES', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 119 2354-2359 (1993)
1993CHAN HY, MELCHERS RE, 'A SIMULATION METHOD FOR TIME-DEPENDENT STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY', COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 49 989-996 (1993)
1993Chan HY, Melchers RE, 'Reliability of time-dependent structural systems', Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE, 2 39-46 (1993)
1992LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'RELIABILITY-ANALYSIS OF CREEP AND SHRINKAGE EFFECTS', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 118 2323-2337 (1992)
1992Li CQ, Melchers RE, 'Simulation of load effect due to creep and shrinkage', Transactions of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Civil engineering, CE34 107-113 (1992)
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: Mukshed Ahammed

1992MELCHERS RE, 'LOAD-SPACE FORMULATION FOR TIME-DEPENDENT STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 118 853-870 (1992)
1992Melchers RE, 'Rotational stiffness of shallow footings', Computers and Geotechnics, 13 21-35 (1992)
1992Melchers RE, 'On earthquake design standards for Australia', Transactions of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Civil engineering, CE34 63-71 (1992)
1992Melchers RE, 'Sampling techniques for time-variant reliability problems', Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference, 100-103 (1992)
1992Melchers RE, Ahammed M, 'Equivalent linearisation and fatigue reliability estimation for offshore structures 531-536 (1992)

Co-authors: Mukshed Ahammed

1992MELCHERS RE, 'COLUMN-BASE RESPONSE UNDER APPLIED MOMENT', JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTIONAL STEEL RESEARCH, 23 127-143 (1992)
1992MELCHERS RE, PAGE AW, 'THE NEWCASTLE EARTHQUAKE', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-STRUCTURES AND BUILDINGS, 94 143-156 (1992)
1991STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'CHECKING MODELS IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN - CLOSURE', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 117 2188-2189 (1991)
1991Melchers RE, 'Discussion on 'non-invariant failure probabilities with invariant reliability index'', Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 33 315-318 (1991)
1991Melchers RE, 'Directional simulation for time-dependent reliability problems', Lecture Notes in Engineering, 261-272 (1991)
1991Melchers RE, 'New methods for structural reliability assessment', Proceedings of the First International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 254-258 (1991)
1991STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'THE CHOICE OF OPTIMAL CHECKING STRATEGIES FOR ERROR CONTROL IN STRUCTURAL-ENGINEERING', CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, 8 59-59 (1991)
1991AHMAD MZ, DATTA TK, MELCHERS RE, 'MINIMUM REINFORCEMENT SOLUTION FOR FLAT SLABS - DISCUSSION', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 91 609-615 (1991)
1991MELCHERS RE, 'NON-INVARIANT FAILURE PROBABILITIES WITH INVARIANT RELIABILITY INDEX - DISCUSSION', RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 33 315-318 (1991)
1990Page AW, Kleeman PW, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Structural aspects of the Newcastle earthquake', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 305-312 (1990)

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1990MELCHERS RE, 'RADIAL IMPORTANCE SAMPLING FOR STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 116 189-203 (1990)
1990MELCHERS RE, 'SEARCH-BASED IMPORTANCE SAMPLING', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 9 117-128 (1990)
1990CHAN HY, MELCHERS RE, 'WAVE LOADING EFFECT IN OFFSHORE STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 7 1-10 (1990)
1990MELCHERS RE, TURNER RC, 'STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR MAJOR STRUCTURES - DISCUSSION', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 89 439-442 (1990)
1990Melchers RE, 'Assesment of structural reliability. A review', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 6-11 (1990)
1990DITLEVSEN O, MELCHERS RE, GLUVER H, 'GENERAL MULTIDIMENSIONAL PROBABILITY INTEGRATION BY DIRECTIONAL SIMULATION', COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 36 355-368 (1990)
1989MELCHERS RE, 'IMPORTANCE SAMPLING IN STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 6 3-10 (1989)
1989MELCHERS RE, 'ADAPTIVE SAMPLING - AN ITERATIVE FAST MONTE-CARLO PROCEDURE - DISCUSSION', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 6 65-66 (1989)
1989STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'OPTIMIZATION OF STRUCTURAL DESIGN CHECKING', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 115 2448-2460 (1989)
1989Melchers RE, 'Improved importance sampling methods for structural system reliability calculation 1185-1192 (1989)
1989STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'CHECKING MODELS IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 115 1309-1324 (1989)
1989MELCHERS RE, 'HUMAN ERROR IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN TASKS', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 115 1795-1807 (1989)
1989STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'ERROR CONTROL IN MEMBER DESIGN', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 6 11-24 (1989)
1989Melchers RE, 'On probabilistic absolute optimum design', Structural Optimization, 1 107-112 (1989)
1989Melchers RE, 'Discussion to: Bucher, C.G. adaptive sampling-an iterative fast Monte Carlo procedure. Structural safety, 5 (1988) 119-126', Structural Safety, 6 65-66 (1989)
1989Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Structural design and design checking', Civil engineering transactions, CE31 63-69 (1989)

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1989MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR MAJOR STRUCTURES', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 87 343-356 (1989)
1989Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Decision model for overview checking of engineering designs', International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 4 19-27 (1989)

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1988Melchers RE, 'Discussion to Schuëller, G.I. and Stix, R., A critical appraisal of methods to determine failure probabilities. Structural Safety, 4 (1987) 293-309', Structural Safety, 5 155-156 (1988)
1988TANG K, MELCHERS RE, 'INCREMENTAL FORMULATION FOR STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY-ANALYSIS', CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, 5 153-158 (1988)
1988HON KK, MELCHERS RE, 'EXPERIMENTAL BEHAVIOR OF STEEL COLUMN BASES', JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTIONAL STEEL RESEARCH, 9 35-50 (1988)
1988STEWART MG, MELCHERS RE, 'SIMULATION OF HUMAN ERROR IN A DESIGN LOADING TASK', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 5 285-297 (1988)
1988MELCHERS RE, 'A CRITICAL-APPRAISAL OF METHODS TO DETERMINE FAILURE PROBABILITIES - DISCUSSION', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 5 155-156 (1988)
1987YEE YL, MELCHERS RE, 'MOMENT ROTATION CURVES FOR BOLTED CONNECTIONS - CLOSURE', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 113 2327-2329 (1987)
1987Chan HY, Melchers RE, 'Wave load modelling for offshore structural reliability.', IN: FIRST NAT. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING CONF. 1987, PREPRINT OF PAPERS, (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: AUG. 26-28, 1987), 1 , Barton, Australia, Inst. Engrs. Australia, 1987 (1987)
1987TANG LK, MELCHERS RE, 'DOMINANT MECHANISMS IN STOCHASTIC PLASTIC FRAMES', RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 18 101-115 (1987)
1987Chan HY, Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY OF COMPLEX STRUCTURES UNDER WAVE LOADS. (1987)
1987Melchers RE, 'STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT AND HUMAN ERROR. (1987)
1987Hon KK, Melchers RE, 'MOMENT-ROTATION CURVES FOR 'PINNED' COLUMN-BASES.', Structural Engineer, Part B: R&D Quarterly, 65 B 54-59 (1987)
1987Melchers RE, 'MONTE-CARLO METHODS FOR STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY ANALYSES.', Civil engineering transactions, 29 219-222 (1987)
1987TANG LK, MELCHERS RE, 'IMPROVED APPROXIMATION FOR MULTINORMAL INTEGRAL', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 4 81-93 (1987)
1987MELCHERS RE, MORLEY CT, WOOD RH, GURLEY CR, 'EQUILIBRIUM DESIGN SOLUTIONS FOR TORSIONLESS GRILLAGES OR HILLERBORG SLABS UNDER CONCENTRATED LOADS - DISCUSSION', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 83 669-682 (1987)
1986Melchers RE, 'Reliability theory as a tool in offshore structural design and construction.', IN: FIRST AUSTRALASIAN PORT, HARBOUR & OFFSHORE ENGINEERING CONFERENCE 1986, (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: SEP. 29-OCT. 2, 1986), BARTO, (1986)
1986Melchers RE, 'HUMAN INFLUENCES IN QUALITY ASSURANCE.', Reports of the Working Commissions (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering), 50 107-116 (1986)
1986Hon KK, Melchers RE, 'INITIAL INVESTIGATION OF COLUMN BASE BEHAVIOUR. 73-79 (1986)
1986Evans EP, Baker KN, Cairnes TH, Clyde DH, Johnson R, Kavanagh KT, et al., 'STRUCTURAL CODES AND THE PROFESSION - REPORT OF A WORKING PARTY.', Civil engineering transactions, 28 106-121 (1986)
1986Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY THEORY AS A TOOL IN OFFSHORE STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 177-181 (1986)
1986YEE YL, MELCHERS RE, 'MOMENT-ROTATION CURVES FOR BOLTED CONNECTIONS', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 112 615-635 (1986)
1985Melchers RE, Tang LK, 'FAILURE MODES IN COMPLEX STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS. 97-106 (1985)
1985Melchers RE, Stewart MG, 'DATA-BASED MODELS FOR HUMAN ERROR IN DESIGN. 51-60 (1985)
1985Cugley RC, Kennedy B, Melchers RE, 'DYNAMIC STABILITY OF UNRESTRAINED PILES DURING DRIVING.', Structural Engineer, 63 A 173-178 (1985)
1985Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY CALCULATION FOR STRUCTURES.', Institution of Engineers, Australia, Civil Engineering Transactions, 27 124-129 (1985)
1985Tang LK, Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY OF LARGE STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS.', Institution of Engineers, Australia, Civil Engineering Transactions, 27 136-142 (1985)
1985Melchers RE, Cugley RC, 'TRAINSIENT STABILITY OF STEEL PILES DURING DRIVING. 755-762 (1985)
1985Harrington MV, Melchers RE, 'TIME DEPENDENT STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY WITH REFERENCE TO LOW-CYCLE FATIGUE.', Institution of Engineers, Australia, Civil Engineering Transactions, 27 130-135 (1985)
1985Melchers RE, Tang LK, 'RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF MULTI-MEMBER STRUCTURES. 763-772 (1985)
1984MELCHERS RE, TANG LK, 'DOMINANT FAILURE MODES IN STOCHASTIC STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS', STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 2 127-143 (1984)
1984Tang LK, Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY OF LARGE STRUCTURAL SYSTEM. 295-300 (1984)
1984MELCHERS RE, 'HUMAN ERROR IN STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY ASSESSMENTS', RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 7 61-75 (1984)
1984Harrington MV, Melchers RE, 'TIME DEPENDENT STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY. 301-305 (1984)
1983Cugley RC, Melchers RE, 'DYNAMIC STABILITY OF STEEL PILES.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 128-132 (1983)
1983Melchers RE, 'STATIC THEOREM APPROACH TO THE RELIABILITY OF PARALLEL PLASTIC STRUCTURES. 1313-1324 (1983)
1983Melchers RE, Harrington MV, 'STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY AS AFFECTED BY HUMAN ERROR. 683-694 (1983)
1983Brownlee RT, Melchers RE, 'ULTIMATE LIMIT STATE FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAMES.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 105-110 (1983)
1983MELCHERS RE, 'RELIABILITY OF PARALLEL STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 109 2651-2665 (1983)
1983Melchers RE, 'RELIABILITY CALCULATION FOR MAJOR STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 95-99 (1983)
1983Melchers RE, Baker MJ, Moses F, 'EVALUATION OF EXPERIENCE.', Reports of the Working Commissions (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineerin, 47 21-38 (1983)
1983Melchers RE, Yee YL, 'DEFLECTION OF FRAMES WITH BOLTED END-PLATE CONNECTIONS.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, 176-180 (1983)
1982MELCHERS RE, 'DEFLECTION OF STATICALLY INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES, 24 341-347 (1982)
1982Melchers RE, Kaur D, 'BEHAVIOUR OF FRAMES WITH FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS. (1982)
1982Melchers RE, 'CORRELATION EFFECTS IN THE RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF PARALLEL STRUCTURES. (1982)
1982MELCHERS RE, 'DEFLECTION OF HYPERSTATIC THERMOELASTIC STRUCTURES', JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL MECHANICS, 10 227-240 (1982)
1981Melchers RE, Clarke GJ, 'DETERMINING SERVICEABILITY DEFLECTIONS IN PLASTICALLY DESIGNED STRUCTURES.', Institution of Engineers, Australia, Civil Engineering Transactions, CE 23 74-79 (1981)
1981MELCHERS RE, 'APPROXIMATE DEFLECTIONS IN PLASTIC DESIGN', JOURNAL OF THE STRUCTURAL DIVISION-ASCE, 107 1359-1364 (1981)
1981MELCHERS RE, 'REINFORCEMENT MINIMIZATION OF BEAMS WITH AXIAL FORCES', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES, 23 607-617 (1981)
1980MELCHERS RE, 'SERVICE LOAD DEFLECTIONS IN PLASTIC STRUCTURAL DESIGN', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 69 157-174 (1980)
1980Melchers RE, 'SOCIENTAL OPTIONS FOR ASSURANCE OF STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE. 983-988 (1980)
1980MELCHERS RE, 'REINFORCEMENT MINIMIZATION OF CYLINDRICAL-SHELLS', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NON-LINEAR MECHANICS, 15 505-516 (1980)
1980Melchers RE, 'EXAMINATION OF PUBLISHED CASES OF STRUCTURAL FAILURE.', Institution of Engineers, Australia, Civil Engineering Transactions, CE22 222-230 (1980)
1980MELCHERS RE, 'A FUZZY SAFETY MEASURE', JOURNAL OF THE ENGINEERING MECHANICS DIVISION-ASCE, 106 856-857 (1980)
1979MELCHERS RE, 'VALIDITY OF YIELD-LINE THEORY FOR POLYHEDRAL SHELLS', JOURNAL OF THE ENGINEERING MECHANICS DIVISION-ASCE, 105 107-126 (1979)
1979MELCHERS RE, ARMER GST, 'INFLUENCE OF CONTROL PROCESSES IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 67 551-552 (1979)
1979Melchers RE, 'SELECTION OF CONTROL LEVELS FOR MAXIMUM UTILITY OF STRUCTURES.', National Bureau of Standards, Special Publication, 2 839-849 (1979)
1978FERNANDO JS, KEMP KO, LOWE PG, CLARK LA, BHATT P, MELCHERS RE, HARROP J, 'GENERALIZED STRIP DEFLECTION METHOD OF REINFORCED-CONCRETE SLAB DESIGN', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 65 719-724 (1978)
1978MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL-ANALYSIS OF REINFORCED-CONCRETE TANKS', JOURNAL OF THE STRUCTURAL DIVISION-ASCE, 104 609-611 (1978)
1978MELCHERS RE, 'INFLUENCE OF CONTROL PROCESSES IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING', PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS PART 2-RESEARCH AND THEORY, 65 791-807 (1978)
1977MELCHERS RE, 'INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATION ON PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION', JOURNAL OF THE CONSTRUCTION DIVISION-ASCE, 103 611-625 (1977)
1976MELCHERS RE, 'MINIMUM REINFORCEMENT OF NONUNIFORM PLATES', JOURNAL OF THE ENGINEERING MECHANICS DIVISION-ASCE, 102 943-955 (1976)
1975MELCHERS RE, 'OPTIMALLY REINFORCED AXISYMMETRIC PLATES', JOURNAL OF THE ENGINEERING MECHANICS DIVISION-ASCE, 101 143-149 (1975)
1975Melchers RE, 'OPTIMALLY REINFORCED AXISYMMETRIC PLATES', ASCE J Eng Mech Div, 101 143-149 (1975)
1974Lowe PG, Melchers RE, 'On the theory of optimal, edge beam supported, fibre-reinforced plates', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 16 627-641 (1974)
1974Melchers RE, 'Reply to discussion by G. I. N. Rozvany', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 16 264-266 (1974)
1973Melchers RE, 'OPTIMAL DESIGN OF VARIABLE THICKNESS REINFORCED PLATES. (1973)
1973Lowe PG, Melchers RE, 'On the theory of optimal, constant thickness fibre-reinforced plates-III', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 15 711-726 (1973)
1973Lowe PG, Melchers RE, 'On the theory of optimal, constant thickness fibre-reinforced plates-II', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 15 157-169 (1973)
1972Lowe PG, Melchers RE, 'On the theory of optimal, constant thickness, fibre-reinforced plates', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 14 311-324 (1972)
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Conference (207 outputs)

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2013Jeffrey R, Melchers RE, 'The effect of aluminium allying on the corrosion resistance of cast steel', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2013Petersen RB, Dafter M, Melchers RE, 'Modelling The Long-Term Corrosion Of Cast Iron Pipes', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]
2013Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic pitting corrosion risk assessment of welded offshore steel pipelines', Proceedings of the Twenty-third International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Anchorage, AK (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2013Melchers RE, Comanescu I, 'Influence Of MIC On Corrosion Of Oil Field Water Injection Pipelines', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]
2013Melchers RE, 'Mechanism for Debonding of Internal Pipeline Lining in De-aerated Environments', The Proceedings of the 23rd International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2013), Anchorage, Alaska (2013) [E1]
2013Melchers RE, Herron C, Emslie R, 'Variability In Long-Term Corrosion Of Cast Iron Bridge Piers', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]
2013Comanescu I, Taxén C, Melchers RE, 'Possible influence of microorganisms on the patterns of corrosion seen in water injection pipelines', NACE Corrosion Conference and Expo 2013, Orlando, FL (2013) [E1]
2013Melchers RE, Jeffrey R, 'Atmospheric Corrosion Of Mild Steel Vertical Prisms Of Different Plan Shape', Corrosion and Prevention 2013, Brisbane (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2013Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'A Study Of Reinforced Concrete Piles From The Hornibrook Highway Bridge (1935-2011)', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]
2013Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'Structural performance of 45 year old corroded prestressed concrete beams', From Materials to Structures: Advances through Innovation. Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM 22, Sydney, Australia (2013) [E1]
2013Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Reliability Based Evaluation Of Commonly Applied Corrosion Mitigation Techniques', Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Proceedings, Brisbane (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2013Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Reliability analysis of steel pipeline welds subjected to long-term seawater exposure', From Materials to Structures: Advancement through Innovation, Sydney, NSW (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2013Petersen RB, Dafter M, Melchers RE, 'Long-term corrosion of buried cast iron water mains: field data collection and model calibration', LESAM 2013 Strategic Asset Management of Water and Wastewater Infrastructure, Sydney Australia (2013) [E2]
2012Melchers RE, 'Long-term corrosion of grey cast iron in marine environments', Annual Conference of the Australasian Corrosion Association 2012 (2012) [E1]
2012Comanescu I, Melchers RE, Taxen C, 'Life time assessment of offshore water injection pipelines as a function of microbiologically influenced corrosion', Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Rhodes, Greece (2012) [E1]
2012Petersen RB, Melchers RE, 'Long-term corrosion of cast iron cement lined pipes', Corrosion Management for a Sustainable World: Transport, Energy, Mining, Life Extension and Modelling, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]
2012Dafter MR, Melchers RE, Nicholas DM, 'Prediction of long term corrosion in soils using electrochemical tests', Corrosion & Prevention 2012, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]
2012Stockert L, Haas M, Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Electrochemical measurements and short-term-in-situ exposure testing', Corrosion & Prevention 2012, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Melchers RE, 'Long term corrosion of grey cast iron in marine environments', Corrosion Management for a Sustainable World: Transport, Energy, Mining, Life Extension and Modelling, Melbourne, Vic (2012) [E1]
2012Melchers RE, 'Structural reliability estimation for steel structures affected by pitting corrosion', ISRERM2012: Reliability Engineering and Risk Management ISRERM2012, Yokohama, Japan (2012) [E1]
2012Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect of increasing amounts of nutrient on the corrosion rate of mild steel', Corrosion & Prevention 2012, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'External corrosion of carbon steel pipeline weld zones', Proceedings of the 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, Rhodes, Greece (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2012Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, Fontaine E, 'Corrosion and the structural safety of FPSO mooring systems in Tropical waters', Proceedings of the Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2012, Perth, WA (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Wells PA, Melchers RE, Joseph A, Bond P, Vitanage D, Bustamante H, et al., 'A collaborative investigation of microbial corrosion of concrete sewer pipe in Australia', Conference Proceedings. Oz Water '12. Australia's National Water Conference and Exhibition, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
2012Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Reliability analysis of long term pitting corrosion of welded marine steel pipelines', Corrosion Management for a Sustainable World: Transport, Energy, Mining, Life Extension and Modelling, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2012Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The changing composition of the corrosion products of mild steel in severe marine atmospheres', Annual Conference of the Australasian Corrosion Association 2012 (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect coupon size for the determination of atmospheric corrosivity', Corrosion & Prevention 2012, Melbourne, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Melchers RE, Pape TM, 'The durability of reinforced concrete structures in marine environments', Proceedings Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2012, Perth, WA (2012) [E1]
2012Fontaine E, Potts AE, Arredondo A, Melchers RE, Ma K-T, 'Investigation of severe corrosion of mooring chain in West Africa Waters', Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Rhodes, Greece (2012) [E1]
2012Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect of microbiological involvement on the topography of corroding mild steel in coastal seawater', Book of Abstracts. Eurocorr 2012, Istanbul, Turkey (2012) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2012Fontaine E, Potts A, Consulting A, Ma K-T, Company CT, Arredondo A, et al., 'SCORCH JIP: Examination and testing of severely-corroded mooring chains from West Africa', Proceedings of the Annual Offshore Technology Conference 2012, Houston, Texas (2012) [E2]
2012Melchers RE, 'The relative influence of microbiological and abiotic processes in modelling longer-term marine corrosion of steel', Eurocorr 2012. The European Corrosion Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (2012) [E2]
2012Taxen C, Comanescu I, Melchers RE, 'Framework model for under deposit corrosion in water injection pipelines', Eurocorr 2012. The European Corrosion Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (2012) [E2]
2012Melchers RE, 'Safety and reliability of FPSO mooring systems', 6th International ASRANet Conference for Integrating Structural Analysis, Risk and Reliability, London, UK (2012) [E2]
2012Comanescu I, Taxen C, Melchers RE, 'Assessment of MIC in carbon steel water injection pipelines', SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Oilfield Corrosion 2012, Aberdeen, UK (2012) [E2]
2012Comanescu I, Melchers RE, 'Correlation between MIC and water quality, pigging frequency and biocide dosing in oil field water injection pipelines', Eurocorr 2012. The European Corrosion Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (2012) [E2]
2011Chaves IA, Melchers RE, 'Long-term marine corrosion of welds on steel piling', 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, Perth, WA (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

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]
2011Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect of airborne nutrients on atmospheric corrosion', 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, Perth, WA (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2011Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'A detailed case study of carbonation profiles in prestressed concrete beams from an aggressive marine environment', 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, Perth, WA (2011) [E1]
2011Melchers RE, 'Observations about the corrosion of reinforcement in marine environments', XII DBMC: International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Porto, Portugal (2011) [E1]
2011Wells PA, Melchers RE, 'Microbial corrosion of sewer pipe in Australia - Initial field results', 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, Perth, WA (2011) [E1]
2011Melchers RE, 'Modelling long-term corrosion of mild steel in unpolluted fresh and sterile seawaters', 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, Perth (2011) [E1]
2011Melchers RE, 'The role of nutrients and water pollution in the bacterial corrosion of structural steels', Symposium on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Papers, Melbourne, Vic (2011) [E1]
2011Melchers RE, 'Application of extreme value theory to discriminate between failure modes', Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Zurich, CH (2011) [E1]
2011Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Deterioration mechanics - The competition between abiotic and biotic processes', Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Proceedings of the 21st Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2011Melchers RE, 'Prediction of long-term corrosion for infrastructure applications', European Corrosion Congress 2011, Stockholm, Sweden (2011) [E2]
2010Melchers RE, Wells PA, 'Modelling the long term corrosion of reinforced concrete sewers', Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies, Phoenix, AZ (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'On predicting long-term corrosion behaviour from short-term tests', Proceedings of the ACA Conference: Corrosion and Prevention 2010, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2010Schoefs F, Boero J, Capra B, Melchers RE, 'Statistical analysis of corrosion process along French coasts', Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering Systems: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009), Osaka, Japan (2010) [E1]
2010Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect of microbiological involvement on the topography of corroding mild steel in coastal seawater', NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo 2010, San Antonio, TX (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2010Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Experimental investigation of accelerated low water corrosion of steel piling in habours', Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Structures Degradation in Coastal Zones, La Rochelle, France (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2010Melchers RE, Chernov BB, 'High temperature hard freshwater corrosion loss of mild steel', TEAM 2010 Vladivostok: The 24th Asian-Pacific Technical Exchange and Advisory Meeting on Marine Structures: Program and Proceedings, Vladivostok, Russia (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Structural reliability theory in the wider safety context', Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering Systems: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009), Osaka, Japan (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Experiments, science and probability theory in building new models for long-term pitting corrosion in marine environments', Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering Systems: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009), Osaka, Japan (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, Pape TM, 'Aspects of long-term durability of reinforced concrete structures in marine environments', Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Structures Degradation in Coastal Zones, La Rochelle, France (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Predicting the life of reinforced concrete structures in severe marine environments', Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, Simundic G, 'Representativeness of small coupons for corrosion of large plates', Proceedings of the ACA Conference: Corrosion and Prevention 2010, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E1]
2010Chaves IA, Melchers RE, Fontaine E, 'A field investigation of pitting corrosion of welded pipeline steels', Proceedings of the ACA Conference: Corrosion and Prevention 2010, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Igor Chaves

2010Melchers RE, 'The time to commencement of reinforcement corrosion in marine environments', Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Concrete Under Severe Conditions, Yucatan, Mexico (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, 'Observations about the performance of reinforcement in marine environments', CECAR 5. ASEC 2010. 5th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region and Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2010, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E1]
2010Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Corrosion of vertical steel strips exposed in the marine tidal zone and implications for ALWC', NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo 2010, San Antonio, TX (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2010Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Predicting the life of reinforced concrete structures in severe marine environments', BRIDGE MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, MANAGEMENT AND LIFE-CYCLE OPTIMIZATION, Lehigh Univ, Adv Technol Large Struct Syst (ATLSS) Engn Res Ctr, Philadelphia, PA (2010) [E2]
2009Melchers RE, 'Reliability theory and estimating the likely safety of constructed facilities', Futures in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Toowoomba, QLD (2009) [E1]
2009Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Time to initiation of reinforcement corrosion in marine environments: A review of older concrete structures', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]
2009Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'Comparisons between two corrosion assessment methods and the corrosion of steel in prestressed concrete', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]
2009Fontaine E, Armstrong R, Potts A, Melchers RE, Chaplin CR, Francois M, 'Semi-empirical modeling for seawater corrosion of wire rope', Proceedings of the Nineteenth (2009) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Osaka, Japan (2009) [E1]
2009Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion of isolated and electrically-connected steel coupons in temperate coastal seawater', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2009Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The effect of seawater sterilisation on the corrosion of mild steel', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2009Melchers RE, 'Experiments, science and intuition in the development of models for the corrosion of steel infrastructure', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]
2009Wells PA, Melchers RE, Bond P, 'Factors involved in the long term corrosion of concrete sewers', Corrosion & Prevention 2009: The Management of Infrastructure Deterioration: Conference Proceedings, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2009) [E1]
2009Melchers RE, 'Failure mechanism of the Newcastle Workers Club', AEES 2009 Program, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Melchers RE, 'Ensuring validity and quality of deterioration models for structural reliability assessment', ICCES'09 Conference Program & Souvenir, Phuket, Thailand (2009) [E3]
2008Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Evidence for microbiological influenced longer-term corrosion in tidal and coastal atmospheric corrosion of steel elements', Corrosion & Prevention 2008: The Impact of Corrosion on our Lives: Conference Proceedings, Wellington, NZ (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2008Melchers RE, 'New research findings for the atmospheric corrosion of steel structures and the development of predictive models for corrosion loss and pitting', Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2008: Conference Proceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E1]
2008Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Three year observations of corrosion losses for steels at a severe marine atmospheric site', Corrosion & Prevention 2008: The Impact of Corrosion on our Lives: Conference Proceedings, Wellington, NZ (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2008Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion profiles of mild steel in varying tidal seawaters', Corrosion & Prevention 2008: The Impact of Corrosion on our Lives: Conference Proceedings, Wellington, NZ (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2008Melchers RE, Li CQ, 'Long-term observations of reinforcement corrosion for concrete elements exposed to the North Sea', Corrosion & Prevention 2008: The Impact of Corrosion on our Lives: Conference Proceedings, Wellington, NZ (2008) [E1]
2008Melchers RE, 'Long-term corrosion of steels exposed to marine environments', MEDACHS 08: Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments: Damage, Diagnostic, Maintenance and Rehabilitation, Lisbon, Portugal (2008) [E1]
2008Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'Investigating the effects of corrosion on 45-year-old prestressed concrete bridge beams', Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Lake Como, Italy (2008) [E1]
2008Melchers RE, 'The critical role of marine bacterial processes in the development of models for pitting corrosion of structural steels', Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Lake Como, Italy (2008) [E1]
2008Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Early test results and interpretations for corrosion of vertical steel strips exposed in the marine tidal zone', The 14th International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling: Abstracts, Kobe, Japan (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2007Melchers RE, 'Development of high-quality engineering models for marine coastal zone corrosion of structural steels', SCAMI-2. 2nd International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment Monitoring and Improvement. Conference Proceedings, Changsha, China (2007) [E1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Recent progress in the development of mathematical-probabilistic corrosion models for long-term life assessment of steel infrastructure', Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Tokyo (2007) [E1]
2007Melchers RE, 'Modelling the corrosion losses for mild steel exposed to natural fresh, brackish and seawaters', Corrosion Control 007. Conference Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]
2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Correlation between water temperature and corrosion of mild steel in different waters', Corrosion Control 007. Conference Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2007Melchers RE, 'Development of new applied models for steel corrosion in marine applications including shipping', 2007 PRADES. 10th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures, Houston, Texas (2007) [E1]
2007Gudze MT, Melchers RE, 'Prediction of corrosion in ballast tanks of naval ships using operational characteristics', Corrosion Control 007. Conference Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]
2007Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'The effect of corrosion on 45 year-old prestressed concrete bridge beams', Corrosion Control 007. Conference Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]
2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'New data for verification of a phenomenological model for corrosion of steels in seawater', 1st Corrosion and Material Protection Conference 2007. Proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic (2007) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2007Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'The critical involvement of anaerobic bacterial activity in modelling the corrosion behaviours of mild steel in marine environments', BIOCORYS 2007, Paris (2007) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2007Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion profiles of mild steel in varying tidal seawaters', Second World Congress on Corrosion in the Military. Proceedings, Naples, Italy (2007) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2007Melchers RE, 'Modelling the corrosion of steel infrastructure in marine environments for long-term reliability assessment', Lifetime-Oriented Design Concepts, 2007. Proceedings of the Third International Conference Lifetime-Oriented Design Concepts, Bochum, Germany (2007) [E2]
2007Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'The involvement of anaerobic bacteria in the corrosion of mild steel in water', MIC Symposium: An International Perspective. Proceedings, Perth (2007) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2006Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Early observations of corrosion losses for steels at a severe marine atmospheric site', Corrosion and Prevention 2006, Hobart, Tasmania (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2006Melchers RE, 'Assessment and prediction of remaining safe and serviceable life for corroding infrastructure', 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Christchurch, New Zealand (2006) [E1]
2006Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Observations of corrosion losses for steels exposed in tidal seawaters', Corrosion and Prevention 2006, Hobart, Tasmania (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2006Paik JK, Thayamballi AK, Melchers RE, 'Recent advances in corrosion assessment and management for ships and offshore structures', 5th International Conference on High Performance Marine Vehicles, Tasmania, Australia (2006) [E1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic modelling of long-term pitting corrosion of structural steel under marine immersion conditions', Corrosion and Prevention 2006, Hobart, Tasmania (2006) [E1]
2006Pape TM, Melchers RE, 'The effect of corrosion on the capacity and behaviour of a 45 year-old post-tensioned concrete bridge beams', 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Christchurch, New Zealand (2006) [E1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Aspects of probabilistic risk assessment and remaining life prediction for pipelines under long-term pitting corrosion', International Conference and Exhibition on Pressure Vessels and Piping (OPE 2006), Chennai, India (2006) [E1]
2006Melchers RE, 'From marine immersion to coastal atmospheric corrosion of mild steel: implications arising from long-term observations', Corrosion and Prevention 2006, Hobart, Tasmania (2006) [E1]
2006Melchers RE, 'Advances in mathematical-probabilistic modelling of the atmospheric corrosion of structural steels in ocean environments', 3rd International ASRANet Colloquium, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2006) [E1]
2006Melchers RE, 'The probabilistic prediction of short- and long-term maximum pit depth for steels immersed in seawater', Corrosion Modeling For Life Prediction 2006, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy (2006) [E2]
2005Wells PA, Melchers RE, 'Predictive Methods For Estimating The Durability Of Simple Composite Materials', Australian Stuctural Engineering Conference : ASEC 2005 : 11-14 September 2005, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Program & abstract book, Newcastle, Australia (2005) [E1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Mathematical And Probabilistic Modelling Of Material Deterioriation With Application To Pitting Corrosion In Structural Steel Applications', Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop On Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Cocoa Beach, USA (2005) [E1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Representation Of Uncertainty For Maximum Corrosion Pit Depth', 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR 2005), Rome, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Mathematical And Probabilistic Modelling For Seawater Corrosion Of Steels In Structural Applications', Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Perth, Australia (2005) [E1]
2005Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Corrosion Field Trials - Case Studies On Unsuccessful Atmospheric And Marine Immersion Studies', Corrosion and Prevention 2005, Gold Coast, QLD (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

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: Mukshed Ahammed

2005Melchers RE, 'The Corrosion Of Structural Steel In Seawater', Australian Structural Engineering Conference 2005, Newcastle, Australia (2005) [E1]
2005Melchers RE, 'Degradation Of The Reliability Of Steel Structures Due To Marine Immersion Corrosion', 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR 2005), Rome, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Li CQ, Lawanwisut W, Melchers RE, 'Reliability Analysis Of Corrosion Induced Concrete Cracking', 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR 2005), Rome, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Melchers RE, 'The Probability Of Occurrence For Pits Of Maximum Depth - Upsetting 50 Years Of Convention', Corrosion and Prevention 2005, Gold Coast, Australia (2005) [E1]
2005Li CQ, Aguiar S, Melchers RE, 'Maintenance Strategy For Coastal Concrete Structures', 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR 2005), Rome, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Morphology Of The Corrosion Products Of Mild Steel Immersed In Temperate Seawaters', 16th International Corrosion Congress, Beijing, China (2005) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2005Melchers RE, Jiang XL, Lu KJ, 'Coating Life Prediction For Water Ballast Tank', 24th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2005), Halkidiki, Greece (2005) [E2]
2005Melchers RE, 'Observations About The Probabilistic Representation Of Uncertainty For Maximum Corrosion Pit Depths', Advances In Reliability And Optimization Of Structural Systems, Aalborg, Denmark (2005) [E2]
2005Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'The Changing Surface Topography Of Corroding Mild Steel In Sub-Tropical Coastal Waters', 16th International Corrosion Congress, Beijing, China (2005) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2004Gudze M, Cannon S, Melchers RE, 'Ballast Tank Corrosion Using Naval Ship Operational Profiles', Proceedings of the Pacific 2004 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, Australia (2004) [E1]
2004Melchers RE, 'Mathematical Modelling Of Marine Immersion Corrosion For Structural Reliability Assessment', Proceedings of the Third Asian Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, Seoul, Korea (2004) [E1]
2004Wells PA, Melchers RE, 'Determining Hydrolysis Behavior And Durability From Short Term Water Absorption Data', Proceedings of the Second International Conference on FRP Composites In Civil Engineering, Adelaide, Australia (2004) [E1]
2004Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Influence Of Tidal Movement On Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel - Preliminary Results', Corrosion and Prevention 2004, Perth, Australia (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2004Melchers RE, 'Variability Of Maximum Pit Depth For Mild Steel In Seawater', Corrosion and Prevention 2004, Perth, Australia (2004) [E1]
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: Mukshed Ahammed

2004Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Migration Of Iron Particles, Ions and Compounds During Long-Term Marine Immersion Corrosion', Corrosion and Prevention 2004, Perth, Australia (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2004Melchers RE, 'The Effect Of Corrosion On The Structural Reliability Of Steel Offshore Structures', International Symposium on Corrosion and Protection of Marine Structures, Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan (2004) [E2]
2003Melchers RE, 'Modelling Of Long-Term Performance Of Structural Steel Under Marine Corrosion Conditions', Proceedings Of The International Conference On Performance Of Construction Materials In The New Millenium (ICPCM), Cairo, Egypt (2003) [E1]
2003Gray WA, Melchers RE, 'A Comparison Of Some Numerical Methods Available For The Estimation Of Time-Invariant Reliability', Proceedings Of The Sixth Engineering Mathematics And Applications Conference, Sydney, Australia (2003) [E1]
2003Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Observations On The Effect Of Surface 'Roughness' In The Marine Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel Coupons', Corrosion Control And NDT, Melbourne, Australia (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2003Gray WA, Melchers RE, 'A Comparison Of Some Numerical Methods For Estimating Time-Invariant Reliability', Proceedings Of The 9th International Conference On Applications Of Statistics And Probability In Civil Engineering, San Francisco, California, United States (2003) [E1]
2003Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'An XRD Study Of The Products Of Corrosion Of Mild Steel Immersed In Coastal Conditions', Corrosion Control And NDT, Melbourne, Australia (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2003Melchers RE, 'A New Model For Marine Immersion Corrosion In Structural Reliability Assessment', Proceedings Of The 9th International Conference On Applications Of Statistics And Probability In Civil Engineering, San Francisco, California, United States (2003) [E1]
2003Melchers RE, 'Pitting Corrosion Of Mild Steel In Marine Immersion Environments', Corrosion Control And NDT, Melbourne, Australia (2003) [E1]
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: Mukshed Ahammed

2003Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'On The Ensemble Up-Crossing Rate Approach To Time Variant Reliability Analysis Of Uncertain Structures', Proceedings Of The Fourth International Conference On Computation Stochastic Mechanics, Corfu, Greece (2003) [E2]
2003Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'Fatigue And Fracture Reliability Analysis Under Random Loading', Proceedings Of The Second MIT Conference On Computational Fluid And Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (2003) [E2]
2003Moarefzadeh MR, Melchers RE, 'Nonlinear Wave Effect In Reliability Analysis Of Offshore Structures', Extreme Loading Conference: Response Of Structures To Extreme Loading, Toronto, Canada (2003) [E2]
2002Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'A Finite Element Approach For Modeling The Statistical Strength Of A Unidirectional Composite', Proceedings Of The 17th Australasian Conference On The Mechanics Of Structures And Materials, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (2002) [E1]
2002Melchers RE, 'Stochastic Computational Mechanics - With Emphasis On Mechanics Modelling', ASRANet, Glasgow, Scotland (2002) [E1]
2002Melchers RE, Jeffrey RJ, 'Variability In Corrosion Of Mild Steel Coupons In Seawater', Corrosion And Prevention 02, Adelaide, South Australia (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2002Beck AT, Melchers RE, 'A Comparison Of Some Methods For Fatigue And Fracture Reliability Estimation Under Random Loading', Proceedings Of The 17th Australasian Conference On The Mechanics Of Structures And Materials, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (2002) [E1]
2002Masia MJ, Kleeman PW, Melchers RE, 'Soil/Structure Interation Modelling Of Masonry For Reliability Studies', Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Mark Masia

2002Melchers RE, Stewart MG, 'Risk-Based Predictions Of Service Life Performance', IABSE Symposium, Melbourne, Australia (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

2002Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Effect Of Seawater Velocity On Immersion Corrosion Of Mild Steel', Corrosion And Prevention - 02, Adelaide, South Australia (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2002Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Influence Of Edge Effect On Marine Immersion Corrosion Measurement For Mild Steel Coupons', 15th International Corrosion Congress, Granada, Spain (2002) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2002Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Images Of Bacteriological Influence In The Development Of Iron Sulphide In Marine Immersion Environments', 15th International Corrosion Congress, Granada, Spain (2002) [E2]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2001Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic models of corrosion for reliability assessment and maintenance planning - CD-ROM', Proceedings of OMAE'01 20th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Brazil (2001) [E1]
2001Melchers RE, 'A phenomenological model for 'at-sea' marine immersion corrosion of mild steel', Proceedings of Corrosion and Prrevention - 2001, Newcastle (2001) [E1]
2001Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Bulk Carrier Corrosion Modelling', Proceedings of the Eleventh (2001) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Norway (2001) [E1]
2001Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Bacteriological influence in the development of iron sulphide species in marine immersion environments', Proceedings of Corrosion and Prevention - 2001, Newcastle (2001) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2001Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'A micromechanics model for environmental stress corrosion in GFRP', Proceedings of the International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, Hong Kong, China (2001) [E1]
2001Khennane A, Melchers RE, 'Stress corrosion of glass fibre reinforced polymers for infrastructure applications', Proceedings of Corrosion and Prevention - 2001, Newcastle (2001) [E1]
2001Masia MJ, Melchers RE, 'Serviceability and Reliability of Structures Subject to Ground Movement', Proceedings of the 4th Triennial Conference on Coal Mine Subsidence 2001, Maitland (2001) [E2]

Co-authors: Mark Masia

2001Faber MH, Melchers RE, 'Aspects of safety in design and assessment of deteriorating structures', Conference Report on Safety, Risk and Relaibility - Trends in Engineering, Malta (2001) [E2]
2000Melchers RE, 'Influence of Temperature on Marine Corrosion of 90:10 Copper-Nickel Alloy', Corrosion & Prevention - 2000, Auckland, New Zealanad (2000) [E1]
2000Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Boundary Conditions of Marine Immersion Coupons', Corrosion & Prevention - 2000, Auckland, New Zealand (2000) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

2000Melchers RE, 'Optimization of Structural Reliability and Structural Safety', Proceedings of the Ninths IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and optimization of structural system, 2000, The University of Michigan, USA (2000) [E1]
2000Kordzakhia N, Melchers RE, 'First passage analysis of a 'square wave' filtered Poisson process', Proceedings of the ICASP8 Conference: Applications of Statistics and Probability, Sydney, Australia (2000) [E1]
2000Guan X-L, Melchers RE, 'A Comparison of some FOSM and Monte Carlo results', Proceedings of the ICASP8 Conference: Applications of Statistics and Probability, Sydney, Australia (2000) [E1]
2000Kordzakhia N, Melchers RE, Novikov A, 'First Passage of Filtered Poisson Processes with Exponential', PMC2000 Proceedings of the 8th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference, University of Notre Dame, USA (2000) [E2]
2000Guan X-L, Melchers RE, 'A parametric Study on the Response Surface Method', PMC2000 Proceedings of the 8th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference, University of Notre Dame, USA (2000) [E2]
2000Masia MJ, Melchers RE, Kleeman PW, 'A probabilistic model for the prediction of cracking in masonry structures', Proceedings of the 12th International Brick/Block Masonry Conference, Madrid, Spain (2000) [E2]

Co-authors: Mark Masia

2000Melchers RE, Stewart MG, 'Proceedings of the ICASP8 Conference, Applications of Statistics and Probability', Proceedings of the ICASP8 Conference, Applicatiosn of Statistics and Probability, Sydney (2000) [E4]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1999Melchers RE, 'Factors influencing the immersion corrosion of steels in marine waters', Proceedings on 14th International Corrosion Congress, Cape Town, South Africa (1999) [E1]
1999Melchers RE, 'Early and longer term prediction of immersion corrosion of steel in marine waters', Proceedings Corrosion & Prevention-99, Sydney, Australia (1999) [E1]
1999Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Enclosed atmospheric corrosion in an unloaded bulk carrier cargo hold', Proceedings Corrosion & Prevention-99, Sydney, Australia (1999) [E1]
1999Melchers RE, Guan X-L, 'Finite element analysis in structural reliability', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia (1999) [E1]
1999Jeffrey RJ, Melchers RE, 'Influence of environmental factors on the early corrosion of steel in coastal seawater', Proceedings Corrosion & Prevention-99, Sydney, Australia (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert Jeffrey

1999Melchers RE, 'Developments in directional stimulation for structural reliability estimation', Proceedings of the Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, Taipei, Taiwan (1999) [E2]
1998Val DV, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'A Probabilistic Approach to the Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridges', Developments in Short and Medium Span Bridge Engineering '98, Calgary (1998) [E1]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1998Melchers RE, 'Marine Corrosion of Mild and Low Alloy Steels', SEWC '98, California, USA (1998) [E1]
1998Melchers RE, 'Immersion Corrosion of Steels in Marine and Brackish Waters', Proceedings Australasian Corrosion Association Inc, Hobart (1998) [E1]
1998Melchers RE, 'Infrastructure Performance and Research Needs', Proceedings of the Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Auckland (1998) [E1]
1998Melchers RE, 'Load Path Dependence for Directional Simulation in the Load Space', Proceedings of the eighth IFIP WG7.5 working conference on reliability and optimization of structural systems, 1998, Krakow, Poland (1998) [E1]
1998Melchers RE, 'Aspects of Seismic Risk for Existing Infrastructure in Intraplate Regions', Asian-Pacific Workshop on Seismic Design and Retrofit of Structures, Taipei (1998) [E2]
1998Stewart MG, Val DV, Melchers RE, 'Risk-based assessment of deteriorating infrastructure', Proceedings of the third conference on integrated risk assessment, Newcastle, Australia (1998) [E2]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1998Gardiner CP, Melchers RE, 'Aspects of Bulk Carrier Hold Corrosion', International Conference on Design and Operation of Bulk Carriers, London (1998) [E2]
1998Val DV, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Assessment of Existing RC Structures: Statistical and Reliability Issues', Proceedings of the Second International RILEM/CSIRO/ACRA Conference, Melbourne, Australia (1998) [E2]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1998Val D, Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Reliability of Reinforced Concrete Bridges With Corroded Reinforcement', SEWC Conference Proceedings, San Francisco, USA (1998) [E2]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1998Stewart MG, Melchers RE, 'Integrated Risk Assessment', Proceedings of the third conference on Integrated Risk Assessment, Newcastle, Australia (1998) [E4]

Co-authors: Mark Stewart

1998Hough R, Melchers RE, 'Lightweight Structures in Architecture Engineering and Construction Vol. 1', Lightweight Structures in Architecture Engineering and Construction, Vol 1, Australia (1998) [E4]
1998Hough R, Melchers RE, 'Lightweight Structures in Architecture Engineering and Construction Vol 2', Lightweight Structures in Architecture Engineering and Construction, Vol 2, Australia (1998) [E4]
1998Ellingwood B, Nowak A, Melchers RE, Thoft-Christensen P, Furuta H, Vrouwenvelder T, 'Summary of Panel Discussion: New generation of codes', STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY, VOLS. 1-3, INT ASSOC STRUCT SAFETY & RELIABIL, KYOTO, JAPAN (1998)
1998Val D, Melchers RE, 'Reliability analysis of deteriorating reinforced concrete frame structures', STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY, VOLS. 1-3, INT ASSOC STRUCT SAFETY & RELIABIL, KYOTO, JAPAN (1998)
1998Melchers RE, 'Probabilistic modelling of immersion marine corrosion', STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY, VOLS. 1-3, INT ASSOC STRUCT SAFETY & RELIABIL, KYOTO, JAPAN (1998)
1998Guan XL, Melchers RE, 'Piece-wise linear models for reliability estimation with finite elements', STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY, VOLS. 1-3, INT ASSOC STRUCT SAFETY & RELIABIL, KYOTO, JAPAN (1998)
1997Melchers RE, 'Corrosion of steel in seawater - A poorly formulated but important practical problem', MECHANICS OF STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS, UNIV MELBOURNE, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (1997)
1996Melchers RE, Jeulin D, 'Synthesis of session 2c: Mechanics of materials: Durability, serviceability', APPLICATIONS OF STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: CIVIL ENGINEERING RELIABILITY AND RISK ANALYSIS, VOL 3 - FINAL REPORT, PARIS, FRANCE (1996)
1996Melchers RE, 'Towards a probabilistic model for marine corrosion of steel', PROBABILISTIC MECHANICS & STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY, WORCESTER, MA (1996)
1996Guan XL, Melchers RE, 'Load space formulation for reliability estimation of complex structures', PROBABILISTIC MECHANICS & STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY, WORCESTER, MA (1996)
1995MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC MODELING OF MARINE CORROSION OF STEEL SPECIMENS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH (1995) INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE AND POLAR ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, VOL IV, THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (1995)
1995MELCHERS RE, 'Probabilistic modelling of seawater corrosion of steel structures', APPLICATIONS OF STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: CIVIL ENGINEERING RELIABILITY AND RISK ANALYSIS, VOLS 1 AND 2, PARIS, FRANCE (1995)
1995MELCHERS RE, 'Probabilistic calibration against existing practice as a tool for risk acceptability assessment', INTEGRATED RISK ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1995)
1994LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'METHODS TO ASSESS TIME-DEPENDENT SERVICEABILITY OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES', STRUCTURAL SAFETY & RELIABILITY, VOLS 1-3, INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (1994)
1994MELCHERS RE, 'POISSON PROCESSES IN LOAD SPACE RELIABILITY', STRUCTURAL SAFETY & RELIABILITY, VOLS 1-3, INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (1994)
1993LI CQ, MELCHERS RE, 'A PRACTICAL METHOD TO ASSESS TIME-DEPENDENT STRUCTURAL SYSTEM RELIABILITY', PROBABILISTIC RISK AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993AHAMMED M, MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC ASSESSMENT OF PIPELINE SERVICE LIFE BASED ON PITTING CORROSION LEAKS', PROBABILISTIC RISK AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993MELCHERS RE, 'MODERN COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR RELIABILITY ESTIMATION', PROBABILISTIC METHODS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993GUAN XL, MELCHERS RE, 'A NEW PROBABILISTIC FINITE-ELEMENT FORMULATION FOR RELIABILITY-ANALYSIS', PROBABILISTIC METHODS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993MELCHERS RE, 'SOCIETY, TOLERABLE RISK AND THE ALARP PRINCIPLE', PROBABILISTIC RISK AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993TAN CP, DONALD IB, MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC SLIP CIRCLE ANALYSIS OF EARTH AND ROCKFILL DAMS', PROBABILISTIC METHODS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993MELCHERS RE, 'EARTHQUAKE HAZARD IN AUSTRALIA AND RATIONAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES', ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT : GEO-WATER AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS, WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1993MELCHERS RE, 'ON THE TREATMENT OF UNCERTAINTY INFORMATION IN PRA', PROBABILISTIC RISK AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT, NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA (1993)
1992Melchers RE, 'Developments in structural reliability assessment under complex load conditions', Proceedings of the International Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Symposium (1992)
1990MELCHERS RE, 'PROBABILISTIC PROPERTIES OF THIN-WALLED ELEMENTS', THIN-WALLED STRUCTURES, MONASH UNIV, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (1990)
1988MELCHERS RE, 'STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION IN A NON-DETERMINISTIC SETTING', STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION /, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (1988)
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Grants and Funding

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Number of grants67
Total funding$10,261,559

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2014 (1 grants)

Aggressive corrosion of steel infrastructure in marine environments $1,100,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,100,00020142016
GNo:G1300289

2013 (2 grants)

Structural Reliability and Remaining Life Estimation for Deteriorating Steel Infrastructure$405,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$405,00020132015
GNo:G1200308

Joint Project on Corrosion of Steels in Colder Sea Waters$14,820
Funding Body: Institute for Research & Industry Co-operation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,82020132013
GNo:G1300990

2012 (3 grants)

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$200,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Scott Sloan
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$200,00020122012
GNo:G1100634

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$160,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr Ali Abbas, Associate Professor Marjorie Valix, Associate Professor Andrew Harris, Dr Gallage Kannangara, Professor John Bartlett, Dr Adriyan Milev, Dr Nguyen Tran, Professor Eric May, Associate Professor Thomas Rufford, Associate Professor Brian O'Neill
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$160,00020122012
GNo:G1100806

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$160,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr Ali Abbas, Associate Professor Marjorie Valix, Associate Professor Andrew Harris, Dr Gallage Kannangara, Professor John Bartlett, Dr Adriyan Milev, Dr Nguyen Tran, Professor Eric May, Associate Professor Thomas Rufford, Associate Professor Brian O'Neill
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$160,00020122012
GNo:G1200631

2011 (3 grants)

Advanced condition assessment and failure predication technologies for optimal management of critical pipes$1,040,780
Funding Body: Sydney Water Corporation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,040,78020112016
GNo:G1100380

Sub-project for Activity 4b of G1100380$211,480
Funding Body: Sydney Water Corporation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$211,48020112016
GNo:GS140003

Sub-project for Activity 4c of G1100380$200,000
Funding Body: Sydney Water Corporation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$200,00020112016
GNo:GS140004

2010 (1 grants)

Remaining life estimation for existing deteriorating reinforced concrete infrastructure$320,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$320,00020102012
GNo:G0190046

2009 (3 grants)

Engineering models for inland atmospheric corrosion of steel infrastructure considering microbiological and environmental influences$1,185,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,185,00020092013
GNo:G0188793

Electron Microscopes for Nanometer-scale Imaging/Microanalysis in the Materials, Biological, Physical, Engineering and Chemical Sciences$650,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Electron Microscopes for Nanometer-scale Imaging/Microanalysis in the Materials, Biological, Physical, Engineering and Chemical Sciences$70,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

2008 (5 grants)

Optimal management of corrosion and odour problems in sewer systems$418,981
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$418,98120082012
GNo:G0188346

Optimal management of corrosion and odour problems in sewer systems$197,688
Funding Body: University of Queensland

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$197,68820082012
GNo:G0190231

Effect of dynamic flexure on rusting of steel plate$26,615
Funding Body: Institute for Research & Industry Co-operation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$26,61520082009
GNo:G0189876

Industrial Applications of Corrosion Sensing$9,960
Funding Body: CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Doctor Robert Jeffrey
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,96020082008
GNo:G0189330

First International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCC08), Varenna, Italy, 11/6/2008 - 14/6/2008$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020082008
GNo:G0188703

2007 (2 grants)

Modelling of Damage Progression and its Effects on the Expected Safety and Satisfactory Performance of Existing Reinforced Concrete Infrastructure$240,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$240,00020072009
GNo:G0186278

Lifetime Oriented Design Concepts, Bochum Germany, 12/11/2007 - 14/11/2007, $2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020072007
GNo:G0188255

2006 (1 grants)

Modeling for life prediction and damage assessment from corrosion and corrosion-assisted damage, 29-31 July 2006$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020062006
GNo:G0186625

2005 (2 grants)

A study of the moisture assisted deterioration of the mechanical properties of a composite matrix$10,760
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,76020052005
GNo:G0184610

Corrosion and Prevention 2005, 20-23 November 2005$1,100
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,10020052005
GNo:G0185949

2004 (7 grants)

Mathematical modelling of tidal, splash and coastal atmospheric marine corrosion for structural reliability assessment$555,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$555,00020042008
GNo:G0182849

Modelling integration of spacial time-dependent variability in structural reliability analysis$217,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$217,00020042006
GNo:G0182850

Risk assessment modelling for corrosion affected concrete infrastructure$140,622
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Associate Professor Chun Li
SchemeRole
Linkage International FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$140,62220042005
GNo:G0183977

A study of the correlation between pre- and post-demolition performance assessment for prestressed concrete beams in a 45 year old major road bridge$85,668
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart, Mr Geoff Mulcahy
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$85,66820042006
GNo:G0184243

A study of the correlation between pre- and post-demolition performance assessment for prestressed concrete beams in a 45 year old major road bridge$30,000
Funding Body: Department of Industry, Energy and Resources

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor Mark Stewart
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020042006
GNo:G0184914

Further field trials for marine corrosion of structural steel$11,313
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,31320042004
GNo:G0183357

Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, 18-20 August 2004$2,025
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,02520042004
GNo:G0184468

2003 (2 grants)

Field trials for marine corrosion of mild steel in the tidal zone$12,162
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,16220032003
GNo:G0182300

Intern Conf Applications of Statistics and Probability in civil Engrgr (ICASP9)$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020032003
GNo:G0183270

2002 (1 grants)

1st ASRA Net Glasgow, 8-10 July 2002$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020022002
GNo:G0181979

2001 (5 grants)

Very stiff three-dimensional structural testing facility.$269,500
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (RIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$269,50020012001
GNo:G0179622

Probabilistic Modelling of Load and Deterioration Processes in Structural Reliability.$214,440
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Professor A Novikov
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$214,44020012003
GNo:G0179247

Uncertainty Modelling and Probability-Based Assessment for Ageing Concrete Structures.$185,763
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Mark Stewart, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr Dimitri Val
SchemeRole
Large GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$185,76320012003
GNo:G0179271

Intersection probabilies in structural reliability estimation.$11,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,00020012001
GNo:G0179937

1 Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, Brazil, 3-8 June 2001 2 International Conference on Structural & Reliability, USA, 17-22 June 2001$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020012001
GNo:G0180838

2000 (4 grants)

Deterioration Modelling.$116,000
Funding Body: CRC for Advanced Composite Structures

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$116,00020002001
GNo:G0179173

Contract to establish mechanistic models for the integration of corrosion behaviour into ship structural reliability assessments.$10,000
Funding Body: Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
ConsultancyChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020002000
GNo:G0179469

Professor Boris Chernov - November 2000 - December 2000$3,486
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,48620002000
GNo:G0179213

Am Soc Civil Engrs: Probabilistic Mechanics Conf 2000, USA 24-26 July 2000$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020002000
GNo:G0179774

1999 (3 grants)

Structural Reliability Techniques applied to Finite Element Problems$164,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$164,00019992001
GNo:G0177790

Probabilistic Risk and Reliability Analysis of Aircraft Structures.$50,000
Funding Body: Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00019991999
GNo:G0178625

14th International Corrosion Congress, South Africa.$2,186
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,18619991999
GNo:G0180453

1998 (5 grants)

Universal Testing Machine$250,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$250,00019981998
GNo:G0177582

Development of probabilistic models for marine corrosion of steel for application in offshore structural system reliability analysis$143,021
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$143,02119982000
GNo:G0177096

Structural Reliability Techniques applied to Solid Mechanics Finite Element Problems.$16,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$16,00019981998
GNo:G0177362

Melchers - Dr MH Faber - 1/1/98-15/4/98$5,773
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Dr M Faber
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,77319981998
GNo:G0177512

8th IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference on Optimisation and Reliability of Structural Systems, Poland 11-13 May 1998$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40019981998
GNo:G0180343

1997 (3 grants)

Probabilistic Measures of Serviceability Performance.$121,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Mark Stewart, Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$121,00019971999
GNo:G0176135

Reliability assesment of corroding existing reinforced concrete bridges.$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019971997
GNo:G0176535

International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Kyoto, Japan, 24-28 November 1997$2,168
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,16819971997
GNo:G0179519

1996 (3 grants)

Cracking in Masonry - A study in probabilistic structural serviceability.$155,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$155,00019961998
GNo:G0175300

Reliability analysis of offshore jacket structure using directional simulation$14,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,00019961996
GNo:G0175777

American Society of Civil Engineers, Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Methods, Worcester, USA, 7-9 August 1996$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40019961996
GNo:G0176433

1995 (2 grants)

95APP. Reliability estimation for corroding structural systems with application to offshore structures.$123,198
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$123,19819951997
GNo:G0174465

Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Multi-Storey Concrete Building Construction$50,562
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Mark Stewart, Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Small Grant ScholarshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,56219951998
GNo:G0174960

1994 (2 grants)

Probabilistic phenomenological modelling of the corrosion of pipelines$40,079
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Small Grant ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$40,07919941996
GNo:G0174833

Symposium on risk Analysis - Michigan - 11-12 August 1994$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40019941994
GNo:G0175099

1993 (3 grants)

93,94,95 GRANT. Cracking in Masonry and Reinforced Concrete - A Study in Structural Serviceability.$207,062
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Doctor Peter Kleeman
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$207,06219931995
GNo:G0173076

Reliability Analysis of Structures Having Time-Dependent Deterioration Properties$21,147
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$21,14719931993
GNo:G0172714

'Symposium on Probabilistic Structural Mechanics' - San Antonio, Texas USA - 7 - 10 June 1993$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50019931993
GNo:G0174324

1992 (3 grants)

92,93,94 GRANT. Stochastic Material Deterioration Mechanisms and the Reliability Assessment of Structural Systems$143,800
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$143,80019921994
GNo:G0173077

Reliability Analysis Of Structures Having Time-dependent Deterioation Properties$10,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019921992
GNo:G0173587

A Finite Element Analysis Technique For Use In Structural Reliability Procedures$8,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,50019921992
GNo:G0174181

1991 (1 grants)

Cracking in Masonry and Reinforced Concrete A Study in Structural Serviceability$211,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Melchers
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$211,00019911992
GNo:G0173842
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions9
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL4.45

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132017PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorModelling Pitting Corrosion Statistics for Cast Iron Pipes
20132015PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorDamage Evaluation of Pitting Corroded Pipes
20132015PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorStudy of Wear and Corrosion Interaction in Steel Chains Under Working Conditions
20132019PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorSystems and Reliability Modelling of Improvised Explosive Devices
20132016PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorUnderstanding and Reducing the Contribution of Hydraulic Transient Pressures to Pipe Failure
20122016PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorMicrobiologically Influenced Under-Deposit Corrosion of Steel Pipelines in Seawater Environment
20122015PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorReliability Analysis and Life-Cycle Costing of Rehabilitation Strategies for RC Structures Exposed to Marine Environment
20122014PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorThe Effects of Deterioration and Condition Assessment on Structural Reliability of Corroding Concrete Structures
20102014PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorSpatial Reliability Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subject to Explosive Blast Loading

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorElectrochemical Testing of Soils for Long-Term Prediction of Corrosion of Ferrous Pipes
2013PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorProbabilistic Modelling of Structural and Safety Hazard Risks for Monolithic Glazing Subject to Explosive Blast Loads
2013PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorDevelopment of Behaviour Models for Pitting Corrosion of Mild Steel Pipeline Welds in Marine Environment
2010PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorSpatial Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis and Optimisation of Maintenance Strategies for RC Structures Subject to Corrosion Damage
2009PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorInvestigating the Correlation Between Pre- and Post-Demolition Assessments for Precast, Post-Tensioned Beams in Service for 45 Years
2009PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorPollution Deposition Rates on Insulator (HV) Surfaces for Use in Atmospheric Corrosivity Estimation
2007PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorAn Investigation Into Structural Failure
2005PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorGeneralisation of the "Directional Simulation in the Load Space" Approach to Structural Reliability Analysis
2005PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorSpatial Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Pretensioned Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders Subject to Pitting Corrosion
2004M Eng (Civil Surv & Env) [R]Principal SupervisorOperational Based Corrosion Analysis of Naval Ship Structures
2004PhD (Civil Eng)Sole SupervisorReliability Analysis of Degrading Uncertain Structures with Applications to Fatigue and Fracture under Random Loading
2004PhD (Civil Eng)Sole SupervisorCorrosion of Mild Steel in Coastal Waters
2004PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorCorrosion-Induced Cracking and Spatial Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures
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Professor Robert Melchers

Work Phone(02) 4921 6044
Fax(02) 4921 6991
Email
PositionARC DORA Fellow
The Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaCivil Engineering
Office
EA117/119,
Engineering A,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/rob-melchers