Dr Rik Heslehurst

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Research Experience

  • Master of Engineering Thesis, Evaluation of Techniques for the Damage Analysis of Composite Aircraft Structures, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1990.
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Application and Interpretation of a Portable Holographic Interferometry Testing System in the Detection of Defects in Structural Materials, School ofAerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University College, UNSW, 1999.
  • Advanced composite structural materials and bonded structures, including: practical application, numerical analysis, testing methods, structural design, damage assessment and analysis, repair methodology and design
  • Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Application
  • Aircraft Preliminary Design and Development
  • Holographic interferometry for structural defect investigation and material response characteristics
  • Material and structural component experimental stress analysis
  • Publications Books: 10 chapters Journals: 16 Conference: 53 Other: 55

Teaching Experience

Senior Lecturer

Additional Experience

  • Senior Lecturer UNSW (1994-). I have taught in aircraft and mechanical design, aircraft structures, structural repair design, structural joining methods, composite mechanics and adhesives technology, and experimental stress analysis. Technical Adviser to Board of Directors (1994-), Abaris Training and Resources, Reno NV, USA. Visiting Lecturer (1992-), Abaris Training and Resources, Reno NV, USA.Consultant Engineer (2002-) Raytheon Australia, Quickstep Technologies, Advanced Composities. Visiting Military Fellow (1991-1994), School of Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University College (UNSW), ADFA, Canberra, ACT. Part-Time Lecturer/Tutor (1991-1993, 2001-), School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT. Officer in Charge of Materials and Process Engineering (1990), RAAF HQ Logistic Command, Melbourne, Victoria. Composites and Adhesive Bonding Repair Specialist (1989-1990), RAAF HQ Logistic Command, Melbourne, Victoria. Defence Fellow (1988), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria. F/A-18 Hornet Airworthiness Engineer (1985-1987), Aircraft Engineering Directorate, RAAF HQ Logistic Command, Melbourne, Victoria. Officer in Charge Engineering Manufacturing & Repair Section (1983-1984), No.1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Base Laverton, Victoria. Officer in Charge Engineering Design Cell (1982-1983), No.1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Base Laverton, Victoria.
  • 1988: Defence Force Fellowship (12 months)
  • 1994: The Technical Cooperation Program Achievement Award for 1993. For contributions to TTCP Collaboration in Defects in Composites
  • 2000: Inaugural Spitfire Memorial Defence Fellowship

Memberships

  • Journal Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Advanced Materials, SAMPE.
  • Journal Editorial Board Member, Journal of Aircraft Design, Elsiever Science.
  • Journal Editorial Board Member, Journal of Aircraft, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
  • Journal Editorial Board Member, International Correspondent - SAMPE Journal
  • Journal Editorial Board Member, AIAA Educational Series Advisory Board

Consulting Interests

Composite damage analysis and repair design, structural joining methods, aircraft preliminary design, UAV design roles.

Books

Heslehurst RB, 2013, Design and Analysis of Structural Joints With Composite Materials, Original, DEStech Publications, Inc, Lancaster, PA

Heslehurst RB, 2010, HOLOGRAPHIC INTERFEROMETRY ASSESSMENT OF DEFECTS IN COMPOSITE AND ADHESIVELY BONDED STRUCTURES, 1st, LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co., Koln, http://www.amazon.com/HOLOGRAPHIC-INTERFEROMETRY-ASSESSMENT-ADHESIVELY-STRUCTURAL/dp/3838322002/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1303165345&sr=1-1

Heslehurst RB, 2009, Jet Fighter Design Evolution ? The First 50 Years, Original, LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co., Koln

Book Chapters

Heslehurst RB, 2007, 'Composite Design', in Brent Strong A (ed.), Fundamentals of Composites Manufacturing: Materials, Methods and Applications, edn. 2nd, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Dearborn, MI, pp. 307 - 348, http://www.sme.org/cgi-bin/get-item.pl?BK07PUB26&2&SME

Hoke MJ; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Reliability, Maintainability and Repairability', in ASM Handbook, Volume 21 - Composites, edn. Original, ASM International, Ohio, USA, pp. 871 - 872

Heslehurst RB; Forte MS, 2001, 'Repair Engineering and Design Considerations', in ASM Handbook, Volume 21 - Composites, edn. Original, ASM International, Ohio, USA, pp. 885 - 892

Cole WF; Forte MS; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Maintainability Issues', in ASM Handbook, Volume 21 - Composites, edn. Original, ASM International, Ohio, USA, pp. 914 - 921

Hart-Smith LJ; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Designing for Repairability', in ASM Handbook, Volume 21 - Composites, edn. Original, ASM International, Ohio, USA, pp. 872 - 884

Heslehurst RB, 1996, 'Analysis and modelling of damage and repair of composite materials in aerospace', in Numerical analysis and modelling of composite materials, edn. Original, Blackie Academic & Professional Publishing, Glasgow, Scotland

Journal articles

Warren A; Heslehurst R; Wilson E, 2014, 'Composites and MIL-STD-1530C', International Journal of Structural Integrity, vol. 5, pp. 2 - 16, 10.1108/IJSI-02-2013-0002

Liu C; Zhang YX; Heslehurst R, 2014, 'Impact resistance and bonding capability of sandwich panels with fibre-metal laminate skins and aluminium foam core', Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, vol. 28, pp. 2378 - 2392, 10.1080/01694243.2014.967744

Ratwani MM; Heslehurst RB, 2013, 'Composite patch repair of sandwich structures with cracked face sheets', SAMPE Journal, vol. 49, pp. 50 - 57

Beckwith SW; Heslehurst R, 2013, 'Composites failure criteria an important factor in composites design', SAMPE Journal, vol. 49, pp. 30 - 31

Heslehurst RB, 2011, 'Undercarriage lateral tip-over criteria: A parametric study', Journal of Aircraft, vol. 48, pp. 1825 - 1828, 10.2514/1.46564

Heslehurst RB, 2010, 'Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures Part 2A – Bearing Strength', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., vol. 25, pp. 7 - 8

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Scarf Repair', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 11 - 11, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Ply Direction on a Bondline', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 12 - 13, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Estimating Composite Bearing Strength', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 7 - 7, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Woven Cloth Stacking or Nesting Configuration and the Impact on Flexural Rigidity', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 6 - 7, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Optical NDT of adhesively bonded joints', Materials Evaluation, vol. 67, pp. 837 - 842

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'A review of holographic interferometry investigations of defects and damage in composite materials', Journal of Advanced Materials, vol. 41, pp. 5 - 12

Kai SWYCW; Heslehurst RB, 2008, 'Scarf repair lay-up orientation study', Journal of Advanced Materials, vol. 40, pp. 65 - 71

Heslehurst RB, 2008, 'Reviewing a long-term problem in composites: Engineering design specifications versus fabrication requirements', Journal of Advanced Materials, vol. 40, pp. 3 - 6

Heslehurst RB, 2007, 'Optical NDI methods for composite structures', SAMPE Journal, vol. 43, pp. 7 - 14

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Designing with Composite Materials: Part 7C – Detail Design – Holes and Cutouts', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 9 - 9, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Designing with Composite Materials: Part 7D – Detail Design – Ply Termination', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 10 - 10, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Designing with Composite Materials-Part 7B – Detail Design – Mechanically Fastened Joints', Connection-The official magazine of Composites Australia Inc., pp. 9 - 9, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/members/files.asp

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Heat damage detection in composite panels using an acoustic hammer', International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), vol. 51

Ratwani MM; Kieboom OT; Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Crack opening displacement in plate with bonded repair patch', Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, vol. 29, pp. 425 - 430, 10.1111/j.1460-2695.2006.01010.x

Heslehurst RB, 2003, 'Know your materials, forms and processes!', SAMPE Journal, vol. 39, pp. 16 - 17

Heslehurst RB; Hart-Smith LJ, 2002, 'The science and art of structural adhesive bonding', SAMPE Journal, vol. 38, pp. 60 - 71

Heslehurst R, 2000, 'Joining advanced composite structures', Engineers Australia, vol. 72, pp. 50

Heslehurst RB, 1999, 'Observations in the structural response of adhesive bondline defects', International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, vol. 19, pp. 133 - 154, 10.1016/S0143-7496(98)00029-3

Heslehurst RB; Baird JP; Williamson HM, 1998, 'Location and direction of the propagation of an existing delamination in composite panels', Journal of Advanced Materials, vol. 30, pp. 38 - 43

Heslehurst RB, 1997, 'Challenges in the repair of composite structures - Part II', SAMPE Journal, vol. 33, pp. 16 - 21

Heslehurst RB, 1997, 'Challenges in the repair of composite structures-part 1', SAMPE Journal, vol. 33, pp. 11 - 16

Heslehurst RB; Baird JP; Williamson HM, 1996, 'Location and Direction of the Propagation of an Existing Delamination', Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures

Heslehurst RB, 1996, 'Off-axis transformation of the composite laminate stiffness properties', Composite Structures, vol. 35, pp. 369 - 374, 10.1016/S0263-8223(96)00042-6

Heslehurst RB; Baird JP; Williamson HM, 1995, 'Effect on adhesion stiffness due to bonded surface contamination', Journal of Advanced Materials, vol. 26, pp. 11 - 15

Heslehurst RB, 1994, 'Application of a simple hole damage stress analysis method to composite airframes: Case studies', Composite Structures, vol. 27, pp. 253 - 259, 10.1016/0263-8223(94)90086-8

HESLEHURST R, 1994, 'UNTITLED', SAMPE JOURNAL, vol. 30, pp. 45 - 45

Heslehurst RB; Vaughan MJ; Baird JP; Clark R, 1993, 'Delamination buckling characteristics', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, vol. 1, pp. 161 - 167

Conference Papers

Kourloufas CJ; Morozov E; Heslehurst RB, (ed.), 2017, 'Effect of Saltwater Absorption/ Desorption Cycling on Strength of Carbon Fibre/Epoxy Composites', in Proceedings of Advanced Composites Innovation Conference and Trade Exhibition, Composites Australia, Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, QLD Australia, presented at Advanced Composites Innovation Conference and Trade Exhibition, Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, QLD Australia, 28 - 30 March 2017

Heslehurst RB, 2015, 'Determining bearing strength in advanced composite materials', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Liu C; Zhang YX; Qin QH; Heslehurst R, 2014, 'High velocity impact modelling of sandwich panels with aluminium foam core and aluminium sheet skins', in Applied Mechanics and Materials, pp. 745 - 750, presented at , 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.745

Liu CJ; Zhang YX; Heslehurst R, 2014, 'Experimental Study of FML Skinned Aluminium Foam. Sandwich Panels Subjected to Repeated Impact', in Conf Proceedings of Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World, Composites Australia, Newcastle, presented at Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures 2014 Australasian Composites Conference Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World, Newcastle, 07 - 09 April 2014, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2014CompositesConferenceProgramme-030414.pdf

Heslehurst RB, 2014, 'Composite Snap fit fasteners - Potential and benefits', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Coutts-Smith LJ; Heslehurst RB; Smith WF, 2013, 'Manufacturing considerations of a tailored bend-twist coupled laminate', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, pp. 1025 - 1039, presented at

Ratwani MM; Heslehurst RB, 2013, 'Composite patch repair of sandwich structures with cracked face sheets', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, pp. 1162 - 1176, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2013, 'The effectiveness of free edge wrapping to reduce interlaminar stresses', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, pp. 891 - 900, presented at

Ratwani MM; Heslehurst RB, 2013, 'Stress analysis of bonded joints for launch and space environments', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, pp. 305 - 315, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'Engineering Consideration when Designing and Installing Bolting Composite Joints', in SAMPE 44th Technical Conference 2012, SAMPE, Charleston SC, presented at SAMPE Technical Conference 2012, Charleston SC, 22 - 25 October 2012

Heslehurst RB; Lane A-M, 2012, 'Resin Bleed Schedule Impact on Composite Specific Properties', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2012, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, 15 - 16 March 2012

Heslehurst RB; Warren A; Wilson ES, 2012, 'Structural Integrity Regulation and Models', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2012, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, 15 - 16 March 2012

Heslehurst RB; Kourloufas C; Wilson ES, 2012, 'A Review of the Modelling Techniques for Moisture Absorption/Desorption Processes and Effects in Fibre Reinforced Composite Materials', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2012, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, 15 - 16 March 2012

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'Bonded and Bolted Joint Design and Analysis', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, Soc. for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Baltimore, MD, United States, presented at 2012 SAMPE International Symposium and Exhibition - Emerging Opportunities: Materials and Process Solutions, Baltimore, MD, United States, 21 - 24 May 2012

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'DESIGNING COMPOSITE STRUCTURES-The 10 Basic Steps in Designing Effective Composite Components', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2012,, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, 15 - 16 March 2012

Warren A; Heslehurst R; Wilson E, 2012, 'Simulation of structural integrity', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'Structural repair methodology for wind turbine blades', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'Identification and characterization of debonded and weakly bonded structures', in Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB; Groves SM, 2012, 'An experimental investigation into diffusion rates of composite laminates with changes in the fibre volume ratio', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2012, 'Identification and characterization of debonded and weakly bonded structures', in 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012, presented at

Heslehurst RB; Lane AM, 2012, 'Composite shear properties vs. resin bleed schedule', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB; Hohensee S, 2012, 'Manufacturing defect tolerance in critical locations', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2011, 'Bolted or Bonded Composite Structures - Which is Best?', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Sanctuary Cove, Queensland, presented at Composites Australia & CRC-ACS Conference & Trade Show, Sanctuary Cove, Queensland, 17 - 18 March 2011

Heslehurst RB; Wilson ES; Kourloufas C, (ed.), 2011, 'A Review of the Effects of Fluid Absorption-Desorption on the Residual Strength of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composite Materials', in The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference, The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Committee, Brisbance, Queensland, pp. 1 - 13, presented at The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference, Brisbance, Queensland, 26 - 28 July 2011, http://www.ageingaircraft.com.au/aasc

Heslehurst RB; Wilson ES; Warren A, (ed.), 2011, 'EVOLUTION OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES AND INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT', in The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference, The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Committee, Brisbance, Queensland, pp. 1 - 30, presented at The Australian Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference, Brisbance, Queensland, 26 - 28 July 2011, http://www.ageingaircraft.com.au/aasc

Heslehurst RB; Chadwick DJ, 2011, 'Scarf joint angle optimisation', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2011, 'Assessment of local damage in composite structures by optical methods', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2010, 'Tackling the 10 Major Issues of Bolting Composite Structures', in Conference 2010 “City of Composites”, Composites Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2010, Adelaide, South Australia, 29 - 30 April 2010

Heslehurst RB, 2010, 'Composite Structural Repairs', in Conference 2010 “City of Composites”, Composites Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2010, Adelaide, South Australia, 29 - 30 April 2010

Khennane A; Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'A New Design Approach for a Hybrid FRP-Concrete Beam', in A New Design Approach for a Hybrid FRP-Concrete Beam, Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2009, Gold Coast, presented at Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2009, Gold Coast, 12 - 13 March 2009, http://www.compositesconference.com/presentations09/

Heslehurst RB, 2008, 'Designing Composite Structures', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Victoria, 13 - 14 March 2008, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'HEAT DAMAGE DETECTION IN COMPOSITE PANELS', in Creating New Opportunities for the World Economy, Creating New Opportunities for the World Economy: 51st International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, USA, presented at Creating New Opportunities for the World Economy: 51st International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, USA, 30 April - 04 May 2006, http://www.sampe.org/store/papers.aspx?s=Heslehurst&st=7&c=SAMPE+2006+-+Long+Beach%2c+CA+April+30+-+May+4%2c+2006

Heslehurst RB, (ed.), 2006, 'Composite Structures Engineering Design vs. Fabrication Requirements', in ACUN-5 Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural, and Nano-composites, ACUN-5 Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural, and Nano-composites, University of New South Wales, pp. 686 - 691, presented at ACUN-5 Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural, and Nano-composites, University of New South Wales, 11 - 14 July 2006, http://www.conferencealerts.com/seeconf.mv?q=ca1aah60

Kieboom OT; Ratwani M; Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'CRack growth rates under single-sided composite bonded repair patches', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2006, 'Evaluation of adhesive properties using the iosipescu shear test method', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2005, 'A heat damage survey in composite panels', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), pp. 1843 - 1851, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2005, 'Adhesively bonded joint design in a thermal environment', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), pp. 1853 - 1862, presented at

Nelson G; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'High speed external stores pod conceptual design study', in AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Bolted joints in composite structures issues and challenges', in ACUN-3 International Composites Conference: Technology Convergence in composites applications, ACUN-3 International Composites Conference: Technology Convergence in composites applications, University of New South Wales, presented at ACUN-3 International Composites Conference: Technology Convergence in composites applications, University of New South Wales, 05 - 09 February 2001

Riva R; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Battle Damage Repair Engineering Design Requirements', in AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Rowe B; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'The Susceptibility of Attack Class Helicopters', in AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Fahey L; Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Modelling the BAe Hawk 127', in AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Heslehurst RB; Hoke MJ, 2001, 'Non-linear deformation in composite structures', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), pp. 1967 - 1972, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2001, 'Estimating adhesive shear stress/strain properties', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), pp. 380 - 388, presented at

Heslehurst RB, 2000, 'Holographic interferometric study of free edge structural defects', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), presented at

Heslehurst RB; Dorworth LC; Hoke MJ, 2000, 'Comparison of two scarf repair configurations', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), presented at

Heslehurst RB, 1999, 'Influence of adhesive properties on the load transfer in adhesively bonded joints', in ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ADFA, Canberra, presented at ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ADFA, Canberra, 10 - 12 February 1999

Heslehurst RB; Costigan GA, (ed.), 1999, 'The survivability vulnerability and repairability of attack helicopters', in IAC 99, IAC 99, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 51.3, presented at IAC 99, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 13 - 15 September 1999

Heslehurst RB; Palmeri V, (ed.), 1999, 'Performance estimation of modern helicopters', in IAC 99, IAC 99, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 53.1, presented at IAC 99, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 13 - 15 September 1999

Heslehurst RB, 1999, 'Visual observations of surface and near-surface defects in composite structures', in ACUN-1 Composites: innovations and structural applications, ACUN-1 Composites: innovations and structural applications, University of New South Wales, presented at ACUN-1 Composites: innovations and structural applications, University of New South Wales, 23 - 25 February 1999

Heslehurst RB; De Boer TA; Lee AJ, 1998, 'Helicopter Preliminary Sizing and Design', in 2nd Aust. Pacific Vertiflight Conference on Helicopter Technology, 2nd Aust. Pacific Vertiflight Conference on Helicopter Technology, Canberra, presented at 2nd Aust. Pacific Vertiflight Conference on Helicopter Technology, Canberra, 01 July 1998

Heslehurst RB, 1998, 'Holographic Interferometry Investigation of Repair Patch Schemes to composite skin-honeycomb Core Panels', in Symposium on Structural Integrity and Fracture, Symposium on Structural Integrity and Fracture, Melbourne, presented at Symposium on Structural Integrity and Fracture, Melbourne, 01 September 1998

Heslehurst RB, (ed.), 1997, 'Aircraft Type Selection and Evaluation Using Aircraft Preliminary Design Methods.', in International Aerospace Congress 1997, International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, pp. 321 - 332, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, 24 - 27 February 1997

Heslehurst RB; Betts M, (ed.), 1997, 'Local Structural Behavior around fastener holes in composite components with delaminations.', in International Aerospace Congress 1997, International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, pp. 333 - 344, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, 24 - 27 February 1997

Heslehurst RB; Ellison C; Fifield G, (ed.), 1997, 'Application of Aircraft Preliminary Design Methods in the Evaluation of Macchi and Caribour Aircraft replacement projects.', in International Aerospace Congress 1997, International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, pp. 345 - 360, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1997, Sydney, 24 - 27 February 1997

Heslehurst RB; Clark RD; Baird JP, 1996, 'Composite material heat damage - matrix degradation transition effects', in Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, Melbourne, 21 - 23 February 1996

Heslehurst RB; Baird JP; Williamson HM; Clark RK, 1996, 'Can aging adhesively bonded joints be found?', in International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings), pp. 925 - 935, presented at

Heslehurst RB, (eds.), 1996, 'Repair of delamination damage - A simplified approach', in MATERIALS AND PROCESS CHALLENGES: AGING SYSTEMS, AFFORDABILITY, ALTERNATIVE APPLICATIONS, BOOKS 1 AND 2, SOC ADVANCEMENT MATERIAL & PROCESS ENGINEERING, ANAHEIM, CA, pp. 915 - 924, presented at 41st International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition - Materials and Process Challenges: Aging Systems, Affordability, Alternative Applications, ANAHEIM, CA, 24 - 28 March 1996

Baird JP; Heslehurst RB; Williamson HM; Clark BK; Hollamby D, 1996, 'Life determination of riveted aircraft structure by holographic NDE', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 172 - 177, presented at

Baird J, 1996, 'Further understanding of aged composite and adhesively bonded structures', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 318 - 327, presented at

Zhuang ZL; Baird JP; Williamson HM; Heslehurst RB; Clark RD, 1995, 'Crack growth modelling and experiment in airframes', in International Aerospace Congress 1995, International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, 20 - 23 March 1995

Baird JP; Clark RD; Heslehurst RB; Vaughan MJ, 1995, 'Experimental validation of delamination buckling characteristics', in International Aerospace Congress 1995, International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, 20 - 23 March 1995

Zhuang ZL; Baird JP; Williamson HM; Heslehurst RB; Clark RD, 1995, 'Crack growth modelling and experiment in airframes', in International Aerospace Congress 1995, International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, presented at International Aerospace Congress 1995, Melbourne, 20 - 23 March 1995

HESLEHURST RB, (eds.), 1994, 'COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL REPAIRS AN ENGINEERING APPROACH', in MOVING FORWARD WITH 50 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP IN ADVANCED MATERIALS - 39TH INTERNATIONAL SAMPE SYMPOSIUM AND EXHIBITION, VOL 39, BOOKS 1 AND 2, SOC ADVANCEMENT MATERIAL & PROCESS ENGINEERING, ANAHEIM, CA, pp. 602 - 609, presented at 39th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition: Moving Forward With 50 Years of Leadership in Advanced Materials, ANAHEIM, CA, 11 - 14 April 1994

HESLEHURST RB; BAIRD JP; WILLIAMSON HM, (eds.), 1994, 'ASSESSING MATRIX DEGRADATION IN FIBRE REINFORCED PLASTICS', in MOVING FORWARD WITH 50 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP IN ADVANCED MATERIALS - 39TH INTERNATIONAL SAMPE SYMPOSIUM AND EXHIBITION, VOL 39, BOOKS 1 AND 2, SOC ADVANCEMENT MATERIAL & PROCESS ENGINEERING, ANAHEIM, CA, pp. 1368 - 1374, presented at 39th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition: Moving Forward With 50 Years of Leadership in Advanced Materials, ANAHEIM, CA, 11 - 14 April 1994

Heslehurst RB; Baird JP; Williamson HM; Clark R, 1993, 'Portable holographic interferometry testing system: Application to crack patching quality control', in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials, pp. 687 - 692, presented at

HESLEHURST RB, (eds.), 1993, 'THE CURE PROCESS AND TEMPERATURE PROFILES', in ADVANCED COMPOSITES '93, MINERALS, METALS & MATERIALS SOC, UNIV WOLLONGONG, WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA, pp. 495 - 502, presented at International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials (ICACM) - Advanced Composites 93, UNIV WOLLONGONG, WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA, 15 - 19 February 1993

Baird J, 1993, 'Holographic determination of the structural integrity of aircraft structures', in National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, pp. 379 - 382, presented at

HESLEHURST RB, (eds.), 1992, 'ACCURACY OF A SIMPLE HOLE DAMAGE ANALYSIS METHOD IN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES', in MATERIALS WORKING FOR YOU IN THE 21ST CENTURY, SOC ADVANCEMENT MATERIAL & PROCESS ENGINEERING, ANAHEIM, CA, pp. 321 - 332, presented at 37TH INTERNATIONAL SYMP AND EXHIBITION ON MATERIALS WORKING FOR YOU IN THE 21ST CENTURY, ANAHEIM, CA, 09 - 12 March 1992

Heslehurst RB, 1991, 'Repair of composite and bonded structures. Appraisal and future needs of the RAAF', in National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia, pp. 28 - 33, presented at

Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

Heslehurst RB, (ed.), 2012, 'Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition', in Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition, Composites Australia, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, presented at Composites CRC and Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2012, Fairmont Resort, Leura NSW, 15 - 16 March 2012

Heslehurst RB, (ed.), 2001, 'AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress', in AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Bandyopadhyay S; Gowripalan N; Drayton N; Heslehurst RB, (eds.), 2000, 'ACUN-2 Composites in the Transportation Industry. Vol.2', in ACUN-2 Composites in the Transportation Industry. Vol.2, ACUN-2 Composites in the Transportation Industry. Vol.2, Publisher UNSW/ACUN, UNSW, Sydney, presented at ACUN-2 Composites in the Transportation Industry. Vol.2, Publisher UNSW/ACUN, UNSW, Sydney, 18 February 2000

Reports

Heslehurst RB, 2012, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures - Part 6 – Fastener Interaction, Composites Australia, Inc

Heslehurst RB, 2012, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures - Part 5 – Corrosion, Composites Australia, Inc, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/23-Mechanically-Fastened-Joints-in-Composite-Structures-Pt-5-Corrosion.pdf

Heslehurst RB, 2011, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures Part 2B – Bearing Strength, continued, Composites Australia

Heslehurst RB, 2011, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures Part 4 – Fastener Installation, Composites Australia

Heslehurst RB, 2011, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures Part 3 – Fastener Hole Preparation, Composites Australia

Heslehurst RB, 2010, Composite Heat Damage Detection, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2010, Mechanically Fastened Joints in Composite Structures Part 1 – The Issues, Composites Australia

Heslehurst RB, 2008, Designing with Composite Materials Part 10 – Detailed Design, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2008, Woven Cloth Stacking or Nesting Configuration, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2008, A Evaluation of the Deck I-Beam Laminate Configuration and Design for the Swift 141, Heslehurst Consulting, Canberra, ACT, Swift 141-TR-01

Heslehurst RB, 2008, Composite Fibre Volume and Weight Ratios, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2007, Designing with Composite Materials Part 7E – Sandwich Structures, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2007, Methods of Improving the Impact Damage Resistance of Rear Fairing for Ford Performance Racing Vehicles, SACME-RBH-TR-JUL-014/07

Heslehurst RB, 2007, Designing with Composite Materials, Part 8 – Design Review #2, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2007, Designing with Composite Materials Part 7F – Interlaminar Stresses, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2007, Designing with Composite Materials, Part 9 – Design Optimization, Composites Australia, http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Heslehurst RB, 2006, Jet Fighter Design Evolution - Korean War to Present, University College, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, ACT, http://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/acme/staffpages/heslehurst.html

Software / Code

Heslehurst RB, 2010, Software Simulation Model, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, ACT, Editor(s): Heslehurst R, Model, Software / Code

Theses / Dissertations

Heslehurst RB, 1999, Heslehurst,R The application and interpretation of a holographic interferometry technique in the detection of damage to structural materials, thesis

Conference Presentations

Heslehurst RB, 2009, 'Designing Composite Structures', in Designing Composite Structures, Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2009, Gold Coast, presented at Composites Australia Conference and Exhibition 2009, Gold Coast, 12 - 13 March 2009

Heslehurst RB, 2008, 'Composite Design Process', in Composite Design Process, Brigham Young University, presented at , Brigham Young University, 29 October 2008

Heslehurst RB, 2008, 'Composite Structural Repairs', in Composite Structural Repairs, University of Utah, presented at , University of Utah, 30 October 2008