Bruce Quinton

P.Eng, B.Eng., M.Eng., PhD (Memorial)

  • Deputy Head, Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering
  • Assistant Professor
Contact Information

Ph: 709-864-7925
Em: bruce.quinton[at]mun.ca
Office: EN4011

Expertise
  • Arctic Ships and Structures
  • Extreme and Accidental Loads
  • Marine Structures and Materials 
  • Arctic Offshore and Marine Safety
  • HPC and Parallel Processing Architecture and Applications
Personal Profile

Member of:

  • RINA — Royal Institution of Naval Architectes
  • PEGNL — Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • SNAME — Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Honours/Awards/Accreditation

2013 Vice Admiral E. L. Cochrane Award

  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
  • Medal presented to the author of the best peer-reviewed paper published by the Society from conferences, symposia, “Featured Papers”, non ship production papers of the Journal of Ship Production and Design, and non archival papers presented at the Annual Meeting.
Research Highlights
  • Assessment of low- and non-ice-class hulls to ice loads
  • Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Polar Class Structures
  • Investigation of hull response to accidental moving loads
  • 4D Pressure Method - finite element implementation of general 3D + time varying pressure fields

Research areas include:

  • Accidental loads on hull structures
  • Ice loads on hull structures
  • Strain-rate and temperature dependent effects on the marine materials
  • Simulation of Arctic offshore engineering structures and scenarios

Selected Publications:

Journal Articles:
Quinton, B.W.T., Daley, C.G., Gagnon, R.E., Colbourne, D.B. (2016). Guidelines for the Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Moving Loads on Ships and Offshore Structures. Ships and Offshore Structures, 12, pp. S109-S114.

Daley, C.G., Daley, K.H., Dolny, J., Quinton, B.W.T. (2016). Investigation of the Overload Response of Flatbars to Ice Loads. Ships and Offshore Structures, 12, pp. S68-81.

Sayeed, T., Colbourne, B., Quinton, B., Molyneux, D., Peng, H., Spencer, D.
(2016). A Review of Iceberg and Bergy Bit Hydrodynamic Interaction with
Offshore Structures. Cold Regions Science and Technology, vol. 135, 34-50.

Kim, H.W., and Quinton, B.W.T. (2016). Evaluation of Moving Ice Loads on an Elastic Plate. Marine Structures, vol. 50, 127-142.

Quinton, B. W. T., Daley, C. G., and Gagnon, R. E. (2013). Response of IACS URI ship structures to real-time full-scale operational ice loads. SNAME Transactions 2012, 203-209.

Conference Papers:

Quinton, B.W.T. (2017). Sliding Loads and their Effect on the Stress Triaxiality and Lode Parameter Responses of Plates. VII International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (MARINE 2017), Nantes, France, 15-17 May, 2017. (Presentation only)(Invited)

Quinton, B.W.T., Daley, C.G., Gagnon, R.E., and Colbourne, D.B. (2017). Experimental investigation of accidental sliding loads on the response of hull plating. 6th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCT 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 May, 2017. (Invited)

Quinton, B.W.T., Daley, C.G., Gagnon, R.E., Colbourne, D.B. (2016). Guidelines for the Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Moving Loads on Ships and Offshore Structures. International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures (ICSOS 2016). Hamburg, Germany. August 31 – September 2, 2016.

Daley, C.G., Daley, K.H., Dolny, J., Quinton, B.W.T. (2016). Investigation of the Overload Response of Flatbars to Ice Loads. Journal of Ships and Offshore Structures. International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures (ICSOS 2016). Hamburg, Germany. August 31 – September 2, 2016.

Quinton, B.W.T., Taylor, R.S., Kennedy, A., Veitch, B., and Simões Ré, A. (2016). Numerical Investigation of FRP Laminates Under Ice Loading. OTC-27331-MS. Arctic Technology Conference 2016, St. John’s, NL, Canada. October 24-26, 2016.

Kim, H.W., Dolny, J., Quinton, B.W.T., Yu, H., Peng, H. (2016). Characterization of Full Scale Operational Ice Pressures and Hull Response on a Large Arctic Tanker. OTC-27408-MS. Proc. of the 2016 Arctic Technology Conference, St. John’s, NL, Canada. October 24-26, 2016.

Quinton, B. W. T., Daley, C. G., & Gagnon, R. E. (2013). Response of IACS URI ship structures to real-time full-scale operational ice loads. SNAME Transactions 2012, 203-209.

Quinton, B. W. T., Daley, C. G., & Gagnon, R. E. (2012). Realistic moving ice loads and ship structural response. The Proceedings of the 22nd (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Rhodes, Greece.

Igloliorte, G., & Quinton, B. W. (2011). Criteria for the next generation of cold regions evacuation systems. Arctic Technology Conference 2011 – Volume 1, Houston, Texas, USA. pp. 187.

Quinton, B. W. T., Daley, C. G., and Gagnon, R. E. (2010). Effect of moving ice loads on the plastic capacity of a ship’s structure. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Exhibition on Performance of Ships and Structures in Ice (ICETECH 2010), Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

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