School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • 123 Stranmillis Road, Ashby Building

    BT9 5AH Belfast

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2020

Acceptable or weird? Exploring environmentalists’, students’ and the general public’s perceptions of bio-based plastics

Mehta, N., Cunningham, E., Roy, D., Cathcart, A., Dempster, M., Berry, E. & Smyth, B., 31 Jan 2020, (Accepted) Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems for City Bus Applications

Blades, L., Douglas, R., Early, J., Lo, C. Y. & Best, R., 14 Apr 2020, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2020-01-1208.

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A Fast UV-Curable PU-PAAm Hydrogel with Mechanical Flexibility and Self-Adhesion for Wound Healing

Hou, Y., Jiang, N., Sun, D., Wang, Y., Chen, X., Zhu, S. & Zhang, L., 29 Jan 2020, In : RSC Advances. 10, 9, p. 4907-4915

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An Experimentally Validated Numerical Method for Investigating the Air Blast Response of Basalt Composite Plates

Süsler, S., Kurtaran, H., Türkmen, H. S., Kazancı, Z. & Lopresto, V., 2020, In : Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 27, 6, p. 441-454

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A single parameter approach to enhance the microstructural and mechanical properties of beta Ti-Nb alloy via open-air fiber laser nitriding

Chan, C. W., Chang, X., Bozorgzadeh, M. A., Smith, G. & Lee, S., 15 Feb 2020, In : Surface & Coatings Technology. 383, 11 p., 125269.

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A three-dimensional hierarchic finite element-based computational framework for the analysis of composite laminates

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. & Pearce, C., 17 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Composite Structures.

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Atmospheric pressure microplasma for antibacterial silver nanoparticle/chitosan nanocomposites with tailored properties

Sun, D., Turner, J., Jiang, N., Zhu, S., Zhang, L., Falzon, B., McCoy, C., Maguire, P., Mariotti, D. & Sun, D., 20 Jan 2020, In : Composites Science and Technology.

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Battery warm-up methodologies at subzero temperatures for automotive applications: Recent advances and perspectives

Hu, X., Zheng, Y., Howey, D. A., Perez, H., Foley, A. & Pecht, M., 01 Mar 2020, In : Progress in Energy and Combustion Science.

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Crushing Investigation of Crash Boxes Filled with Honeycomb and Re-entrant (auxetic) Lattices

Simpson, J. & Kazancı, Z., 24 Feb 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 150, 14 p., 106676.

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Effect of film cooling on entropy noise generation in a stator turbine blade: A 3-dimensional URANS simulation

Bach, T., Mahmoudi, Y., Watson, R. & Spence, S., 06 Jan 2020, (Accepted) Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2020. Turbomachinery ed. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 12 p.

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Effect of Mesh Quality on Flux Reconstruction in Multi-Dimensions

Trojak, W., Watson, R., Scillitoe, A. & Tucker, P. G., 12 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Scientific Computing. 82, 36 p., 77.

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Evaluation of Crushing and Energy Absorption Characteristics of Bio-Inspired Nested Structures

Nikkhah, H., Baroutaji, A., Kazancı, Z. & Arjunan, A., Mar 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 148, 106615.

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Experimental Assessment of Short Cycling in a Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal Heat Pump System

Obalanlege, M., Mahmoudi, Y., Douglas, R., Bailie, D. & Davidson, J., 28 Mar 2020, (Accepted) In : Applied Energy.

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Experimental Investigation of Strain Sensitivity for Surface Bonded Fibre Optic Sensors

Motwani, P., Perogamvros, N., Taylor, S., Sonebi, M., Laskar, A. & Murphy, A., 01 Mar 2020, In : Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 303, 13 p., 111833.

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Experimental investigation on flame characteristics in a porous-free flame burner

Ghorashi, S. A., Hashemi, S. A., Mollamahdi, M., Ghanbari, M. & Mahmoudi, Y., 17 Feb 2020, In : Heat and Mass Transfer.

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Experimental Study of a Novel Hybrid Photovoltaic Thermal Heat Pump System Under Short Cycling Conditions

Obalanlege, M., Mahmoudi, Y., Douglas, R., Bailie, D. & Davidson, J., 15 Jan 2020, (Accepted) Proceedings of 13th IEA Heat Pump Conference .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses: Modelling and Analysing Suitability from an Operator and Environmental Perspective

Doyle, D., Harris, A., Douglas, L., Early, J. & Best, R., 01 Apr 2020, (Accepted) 2020-04-14 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses: Modelling and Analysing Suitability from an Operational and Environmental Perspective 2020-01-1172. SAE International, (Technical Papers ).

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Insight on water remediation application using magnetic nanomaterials and biosorbents

Abdel Maksoud, M. I. A., Elgarahy, A. M., Farrell, C., Muhtaseb, A., Rooney, D. & Osman Ahmed, A. I., 15 Jan 2020, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 403, p. Volume 403, 15 January 2020, 33 p., 213096.

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Integration of mitigation and adaptation in urban climate change action plans in Europe: A systematic assessment

Foley, A., Grafakos, S., Viero, G., Riecken, D., Trigg, K., Viguie, V., Sudmant, A., Graves, C. & Heidrich, O., 01 Apr 2020, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 121, 20 p., 109623.

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Kinematics and Constraints of the Exechon Robot Accounting Offsets Due to Errors in the Base Joint Axes

P. C., L-C., Dai, J., Fu, R. & Jin, Y., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 12, 2, 14 p., 021109.

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Microstructure and antibacterial efficacy of graphene oxide nanocomposite fibres

Matharu, R. K., Tabish, T. A., Trakoolwilaiwan, T., Mansfield, J., Moger, J., Wu, T., Lourenço, C., Chen, B., Ciric, L., Parkin, I. P. & Edirisinghe, M., 10 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 571, p. 239-252 14 p.

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Modelling and experimental validation on drilling delamination of aramid fiber reinforced plastic composites

Liu, S., Tao, Y., Liu, C., Jin, Y., Sun, D. & Shen, Y., 10 Jan 2020, In : Composite Structures.

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Modelling damage in fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminates subjected to three-point-bend loading

Liu, H., Liu, J., Ding, Y., Zhou, J., Kong, X., Harper, L. T., Blackman, B. R. K., Falzon, B. & Dear, J., 09 Jan 2020, In : Composite Structures.

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MoFEM: An open source, parallel finite element library

Kaczmarczyk, Ł., Ullah, Z., Lewandowski, K., Meng, X., Zhou, X-Y., Athanasiadis, I., Nguyen, H., Chalons-Mouriesse, C-A., Richardson, E. J., Miur, E., Shvarts, A. G., Wakeni, M. & Pearce, C. J., 25 Feb 2020, In : The Journal of Open Source Software. 5, 45

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Multifunctional load-bearing hybrid hydrogel with combined drug release and photothermal conversion functions

Jiang, Y., Yang, Y., Zheng, X., Yi, Y., Chen, X., Li, Y., Sun, D. & Zhang, L., 21 Feb 2020, In : NPG Asia Materials.

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Multi-margin drill structure for improving hole quality and dimensional consistency in drilling Ti/CFRP stacks

Jia, Z. Y., Zhang, C., Wang, F. J., Fu, R. & Chen, C., 01 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 276, 116405.

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Optimal Control Strategy for a Next Generation Range Extended Electric Bus

Zhang, Y., Murtagh, M., Early, J., Cunningham, G., Steele, D. & Best, R., 01 Apr 2020, (Accepted) 2020-04-14 Optimal Control Strategy for a Next Generation Range Extended Electric Bus 2020-01-0844. SAE International, (Technical Papers ).

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Performance Assessment of a Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal and Heat Pump System for Solar Heating and Electricity

Obalanlege, M., Mahmoudi, Y., Douglas, R., Ebrahimnia-Bajestan, E., Davidson, J. & Bailie, D., Apr 2020, In : Renewable Energy. 48, p. 558-572 15 p.

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Performance of biochar as a catalyst for tar steam reforming: Effect of the porous structure

Buentello-Montoya, D., Zhang, X., Li, J., Ranade, V., Marques, S. & Geron, M., 01 Feb 2020, In : Applied Energy. 259, 12 p., 114176.

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Representing financial data streams in digital simulations to support data flow design for a future Digital Twin

Murphy, A., Taylor, C., Acheson, C., Butterfield, J., Jin, Y., Higgins, P., Collins, R. & Higgins, C., 01 Feb 2020, In : Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 61, 101853.

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Simulation of the Injection Stretch Blow Moulding Process: an Anisotropic Visco-hyperelastic Model for PET Behavior

Luo, Y., Chevalier, L., Monteiro, E., Yan, S. & Menary, G., 13 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Polymer Engineering and Science .

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Spatially-Resolved Investigation of the Water Inhibition of Methane Oxidation over Palladium

Coney, C., Stere, C., Millington, P., Raj, A., Wilkinson, S., Caracotsios, M., McCullough, G., Hardacre, C., Morgan, K., Thompsett, D. & Goguet, A., 14 Feb 2020, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

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Study and Fire Testing of Natural Banana Fibre Reinforced Composites with Flame Retardant Properties

Ortega Garcia, R., Monzón Verona, M. & Cunningham, E., 30 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Open Chemistry.

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The effect of porous structure on the cell proliferation, tissue ingrowth and angiogenic properties of poly(glycerol sebacate urethane) scaffolds

Samourides, A., Browning, L., Hearnden, V. & Chen, B., Mar 2020, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 108, 10 p., 110384.

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The localized radial basis functions for parameterized level set based structural optimization

-ul-Islam, S., Khan, W., Ullah, B. & Ullah, Z., 01 Feb 2020, In : Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements. 113

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The production and application of carbon nanomaterials from high alkali silicate herbaceous biomass

Osman, A. I., Farrell, C., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Harrison, J. & Rooney, D. W., 29 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 2563.

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Three-dimensional Simulations of Detonation Propagation in Circular Tubes: Effects of Jet Initiation and Wall Reflection

Chen, W., Liang, J., Cai, X. & Mahmoudi, Y., 20 Mar 2020, (Accepted) In : Physics of Fluids.

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2019
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A bespoke modular 3D printed pelvis phantom for validation of prostate SABR with dominant intra-prostatic lesion (DIL) boost regions

McGarry, C., McCreery, C., Jeevanandam, P., King, R., Hounsell, A., Jain, S. & Buchanan, F., 27 Jun 2019.

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A binary symmetric based hybrid meta-heuristic method for solving mixed integer unit commitment problem integrating with significant plug-in electric vehicles

Yang, Z., Li, K., Guo, Y., Feng, S., Niu, Q., Xue, Y. & Foley, A., 01 Mar 2019, In : Energy. 170, p. 889-905 17 p.

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A Computational Toolchain for the Automatic Generation of Multiple Reduced-Order Models from CFD Simulations

Marzullo, T., Keane, M., Geron, M. & Monaghan, R. F. D., 01 Aug 2019, In : Energy. 180, p. 511-519 9 p.

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