Dr. Rob Kulka: About the Author
Section Manager – Asset Integrity Management, TWI Ltd

Dr. Rob Kulka

Dr. Rob Kulka is a chartered mechanical engineer with the IMechE and undertook an engineering doctorate at the University of Manchester, developing fracture mechanics techniques for unique applications. He is a Team Manager in the Materials and Structural Integrity Group at TWI, and Theme Leader for Integrity Assessment and Maintenance in the Non-Metallic Innovation Centre. Rob has 15 years’ experience in analysis of material performance and the demonstration of structural integrity of components across a range of industries.

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March/April 2021 Inspectioneering Journal

Globally accepted FFS procedures for non-metallic components, such as reinforced thermoplastic pipes, do not exist. There may be opportunity in adapting existing procedures for metallic components and their damage mechanisms to composite components.

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