Nuorempi tutkija Antti Ahola

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8706-5680 (Go to ORCID profile)

Uploaded on: 12/06/2019

Current Organisation
Laboratory of Steel Structures (Superior organisation: Laboratory of Mechanical Engineering)

M.Sc. (Tech.) Antti Ahola is a junior researcher and PhD Candidate in the Laboratory of Steel Structures. His primary area of expertise is fatigue strength assessment of welded joints but he works also on the different topics related to welded steel structures. He currently works on a PhD project that focuses on the applicability of different approaches for the fatigue strength assessment of welded joints considering the different stress components. He tries to find efficient and adequate concepts that can be used in engineering.

Research Interest
Fatigue strength capacity of welded joints is an important design criterion in steel structures. Existing design codes and guidelines provide multiple stress- and fracture mechanics-based approaches to assess the fatigue life of a welded joint. Nevertheless, less has been paid attention to the applicability of these approaches in different load conditions. In addition, the design codes have been established for joints made of low or mild steel, and they can thus be outdated for novel high- (HSS) and ultra-high-strength steels (UHSS). His work elaborates on the applicability of the existing design methods in different joints and load conditions. The focus of the studies are on the welded joints made of UHSS since in order to exploit the full capacity of these materials, novel and accurate methods are particularly required.

Teaching Experience
2018 - present Applications for FE-method for Steel Structures, Assistant
2017 - 2018 Scientific Research of Welding and Structures, Associate Lecturer/Assistant
2015 - present Steel Structures II, Assistant
2015 - present Steel Structures I (in Finnish), Associate Lecturer/Assistant
2013 - 2014 Strength of Materials I (in Finnish), Assistant
2013 - 2014 Statics (in Finnish), Assistant
2012 - 2013 Physics (L) (in Finnish), Assistant

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Distortional buckling of X‐joints made of square hollow cross‐section beams: theoretical energy‐based model (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Björk Timo, Ahola Antti, Tuominen Niko
Steel construction - design and research
Effects of heat input on the mechanical properties of butt-welded high and ultra-high strength steels (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Amraei Mohsen, Ahola Antti, Afkhami Shahriar, et al.
Engineering Structures
Experimental investigation on the fatigue strength assessment of welded joints made of S1100 ultra-high-strength steel in as-welded and post-weld treated condition (2019)
A4 Conference proceedings
Ahola Antti, Skriko Tuomas, Björk Timo
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2019)
Fatigue strength capacity of load-carrying fillet welds on ultra-high-strength steel plates subjected to out-of-plane bending (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Ahola Antti, Björk Timo, Barsoum Zuheir
Engineering Structures
Moniaksiaalisen kuormitushistorian ääriarvopistedatan sykliluokitus Wang-Brown-menetelmän avulla (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Yanchukovich Alexei, Ahola Antti, Björk Timo
Rakenteiden Mekaniikka
On the distortion and warping of cantilever beam with hollow section (IIW-Doc. XV-1606-19) (2019)
D4 Published development or research report or study
Björk Timo, Ahola Antti, Skriko Tuomas
4R method for consideration of the fatigue performance of welded joints - Background and applications (2018)
B3 Unrefereed conference proceedings
Björk Timo, Ahola Antti, Skriko Tuomas
Proceedings of the ninth international conference on advances in steel structures (ICASS 2018)
Fatigue Performance of GMA-Brazed Non-load Carrying Joints Made of Ultra-High-Strength Steel (2018)
A4 Conference proceedings
Ahola Antti, Skriko Tuomas, Björk Timo
Vehicle and Automotive Engineering 2 - Proceedings of the 2nd VAE2018
Fatigue strength assessment of duplex and super-duplex stainless steels by 4R method (2018)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Björk Timo, Mettänen Heli, Ahola Antti, et al.
Welding in the World

Steel structures
Welded joints

Last updated on 2019-12-06 at 05:02