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Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts of 400–500 words (in English) before 30 April 2019. The following broad areas of interest are indicative:

Tubular Structures

  • Architecture
  • Special Applications/Case Studies, e.g. Offshore Renewables, Roofs, Bridges, Towers, Cranes, etc.
  • Innovative Structures

Static and Fatigue Behaviour of Connections

  • Connections between Circular, Square, Rectangular and Elliptical Hollow Sections
  • Beam-to-Column Connections
  • Connections made of High Strength Steels
  • Connections with Steel Castings
  • Plate-to-Tube Connections

Concrete Filled Hollow Sections & Composite Tubular Members

  • Frames
  • Connections
  • Repair Techniques


Earthquake and Dynamic Resistance

  • Avoidance of Brittle Fracture/Toughness Requirements/Detailing
  • Connection Performance
  • Member Slenderness/Performance Requirements
  • Frame Behaviour

Offshore Structures

  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Re-assessment, Repair & Re-qualification
  • Grouted connections

Specification and Standard Developments
Manufacture, Construction and Installation of Tubular Structures
Material Properties and Structural Reliability
Sustainability of Tubular Structures
Fire Resistance

The contents of proposed papers must be a substantial advance on previously-published material.

All papers will be peer-reviewed.