Structural mechanics is an important field of engineering. The main goal of structural mechanics is to ensure that structures are safe and durable so that catastrophic situations can be prevented which could otherwise cause environmental pollution, financial loss, and the loss of lives. The usage of the structure and the conditions that the structure is subjected to require special treatment for the analysis. Specifically, marine structures are subjected to harsh environmental conditions due to marine environment which can cause several different damage mechanisms including fatigue and corrosion. This special issue on ‘marine structures’ considers a wide range of areas related to marine structures and provides a compilation of numerical and experimental studies related to research.
- structural mechanics
- marine structures
- harsh environmental conditions