School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • 123 Stranmillis Road, Ashby Building

    BT9 5AH Belfast

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2020

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Drilling
Bearings (structural)
carbon fiber reinforced plastic
Delamination
2019
Swirling flow
Cavitation
Hydrodynamics
Orifices
Vortex flow

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Pelvis
Prostate
Bone and Bones
Prostatic Neoplasms
Radiotherapy
4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heuristic methods
Transfer functions
Scheduling
Heuristic algorithms
Fossil fuels
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational fluid dynamics
Computer simulation
Flow rate
Intelligent buildings
Energy efficiency
Sustainable development
Water
Energy storage

Advanced Solar Technologies in Buildings

De Rosa, M., Conti, P., Mahmoudi, Y. & Bianco, V., 04 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2 p., 1709375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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A dynamic analysis of energy storage with renewable and diesel generation using Volterra equations

Sidorov, D., Muftahov, I., Tomin, N., Karamov, D., Panasetsky, D., Dreglea, A., Liu, F. & Foley, A., 01 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dynamic analysis
Energy storage
Integral equations
Numerical methods
Availability
Open Access
File
Robots
Motion planning
Cleaning
Repair
Glass

A Lightning Plasma and Composite Specimen Damage Simulation Framework for SAE Test Waveform B

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Abdelal, G. & Catalanotti, G., 10 Sep 2019, ICOLSE 2019 Conference Proceedings. ICOLSE, 4

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

Open Access
File
Lightning
Plasmas
Composite materials
Heating
Plasma simulation

An Aging Evaluation of the Bearing Performances of Glass Fiber Composite Laminate in Salt Spray Fog Environment

Calabrese, L., Fiore, V., Bruzzaniti, P. G., Scalici, T. & Valenza, A., 31 Oct 2019, In : Fibers. 7, 11, 13 p., 96.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bearings (structural)
Fog
Glass fibers
Laminates
Aging of materials
1 Citation (Scopus)
Fiber reinforced plastics
Fibers
Probability distributions
Geometry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analytical iterative multi-step interval forecasts of wind generation based on TLGP

Yan, J., Li, K., Bai, E., Zhao, X., Xue, Y. & Foley, A. M., 01 Apr 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 10, 2, p. 625-636 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Wind power
Uncertainty analysis
Farms
Economics
Uncertainty
Wind power
Economics
Sea level
Environmental protection
Sustainable development

An Energy and Exergy Analysis of Biomass Gasification Integrated with a Char-Catalytic Tar Reforming System

Buentello-Montoya, D. & Zhang, X., 19 Sep 2019, In : Energy & Fuels. 33, 9, p. 8746-8757 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tars
Exergy
Tar
Reforming reactions
Gasification
Carbon fibers
Laminates
Composite materials
Subroutines
Energy absorption
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Mixed Flow Turbine Inlet Cone Angle

Leonard, T., Spence, S., Filsinger, D. & Starke, A., 01 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Turbomachinery . 141, 8, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Intake systems
Cones
Turbines
Rotors
Engines
4 Citations (Scopus)

A one-pot method for building colloidal nanoparticles into bulk dry powders with nanoscale magnetic, plasmonic and catalytic functionalities

Ye, Z., Li, C., Skillen, N., Xu, Y., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Robertson, P. & Bell, S., 15 Mar 2019, In : Applied Materials Today. 15, Special Issue Plasmonics, p. 398-404

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Powders
Nanoparticles
Polymers
Particles (particulate matter)
Colloids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Approaches to wind power curve modeling: A review and discussion

Wang, Y., Hu, Q., Li, L., Foley, A. & Srinivasan, D., 14 Oct 2019, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 116, 21 p., 109422.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Wind turbines
Condition monitoring
Farms

A progressive damage model for simulating lightning strike on composite material

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Catalanotti, G. & Abdelal, G., 03 Jul 2019, p. 150. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Lightning
Composite materials
Subroutines
Plasmas
ABAQUS

A Reduced-order Model for Aerodynamic Shape Optimization

Yao, W., Marques, S., Robinson, T. & Sun, L., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Assessment of the energy recovery potential of waste Photovoltaic (PV) modules

Farrell, C., Osman, A. I., Zhang, X., Murphy, A., Doherty, R., Morgan, K., Rooney, D. W., Harrison, J., Coulter, R. & Shen, D., 01 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 13 p., 5267.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Recovery
Polymers
Pyrolysis
Crystalline materials
Silicon

A state-of-the-art review of Network level bridge management systems and proposal of new approach for predictive maintenance

Lydon, D., Lydon, M., Taylor, S., Soundararajan, P. & Marshall, A. H., 05 Sep 2019, Irish Transport Research Network 05/09/2019 → 06/09/2019 Belfast, United Kingdom.

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

Open Access
File
Asset management
Health

A Three-Zone Modeling Approach for Centrifugal Compressor Slip Factor Prediction

Stuart, C., Spence, S., Filsinger, D., Starke, A. & Kim, S., 16 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Turbomachinery . 141, 3, 12 p., 031008 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifugal compressors
Computational fluid dynamics
Flow fields
Gases
Geometry
3 Citations (Scopus)

Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Synthesized Gold Nanoparticle/Carbon Nanotube Hybrids for Photo-thermal Conversion

Sun, D., McLaughlan, J. R., Zhang, L., Falzon, B., Mariotti, D., Maguire, P. & Sun, D., 02 Apr 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 13, p. 4577-4588 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photothermal conversion
Carbon Nanotubes
Gold
Atmospheric pressure
Carbon nanotubes

Attitudes towards mathematics – survey of first-year engineering students

Cole, J. & Fraser, K., Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

mathematics
engineering
student
questionnaire
confidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

A unified framework for the multi-scale computational homogenisation of 3D-textile composites

Ullah, Z., Zhou, X-Y., Kaczmarczyk, L., Archer, E., McIlhagger, A. & Harkin-Jones, E., 19 Mar 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 167, p. 582 -598

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Textiles
Composite materials
Yarn
Boundary conditions
Potential flow

Axisymmetric modelling of stretch blow moulding using a Galerkin mesh-free method

Smith, S., Falzon, B. G. & Menary, G., 01 Jan 2019, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Pleiades Publishing, p. 203-211 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bottles
Blow molding
Finite element method
Degradation

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., 25 Oct 2019, (Accepted) In : Progress in Energy and Combustion Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Electric vehicles
Preheating
Geographical regions
Degradation
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)
Thermoforming
Polyether ether ketones
Testing
Strain hardening
Strain rate

Bio-Inspired Growth: Introducing Emergence into Computational Design

Kyle, S., Nolan, D., Price, M., Zhang, W., Robinson, T., Nikolopoulos, D. S. & Barbhuiya, S., 17 Jun 2019, (Accepted) 17th International Conference on Manufacturing Research 10/09/2019 → 12/09/2019 Belfast, United Kingdom. Taylor & Francis, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Artificial intelligence
Brain
Neural networks

Biomass, Biopolymer-Based Materials, and Bioenergy: Construction, Biomedical, and other Industrial Applications

Verma, D. (ed.), Fortunati, E. (ed.), Jain, S. & Zhang, X. (ed.), Jan 2019, Elsevier.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Capturing simulation intent in an ontology: CAD and CAE integration application

Boussuge, F., Tierney, C., Vilmart, H., Robinson, T., Armstrong, C., Nolan, D., Léon, J-C. & Ulliana, F., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 30, 10-12, p. 688-725

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer aided engineering
Ontology
Computer aided design
Finite element method
1 Citation (Scopus)
Stents
Lactic acid
Processing
Constitutive models
Temperature
Open Access
File
Catalytic converters
Exhaust gases
Internal combustion engines
Gas mixtures
Ethanol
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Lactic acid
Blow molding
Scaffolds
Lactic Acid
Strain rate

Composite Sandwich Panels using Novel 3D Printed Auxetic Cores for Blast Mitigation

Burnett, C., Kazancı, Z. & Falzon, B., Sep 2019, 7th Thematic Conference on The Mechanical Response of Composites – Composites 2019.

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive failure of woven fabric reinforced thermoplastic composites with an open-hole: An experimental and numerical study

Liu, H., Falzon, B. G., Li, S., Tan, W., Liu, J., Chai, H., Blackman, B. R. K. & Dear, J. P., 01 Apr 2019, In : Composite Structures. 213, p. 108-117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermoplastics
Composite materials
Compaction
Continuum damage mechanics
Fibers

Condensed phase reactions during thermal deconstruction

Lindstrom, J., Shaw, A., Zhang, X. & Brown, R., 2019, Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power. Brown, R. C. (ed.). Second ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media

Mahmoudi, Y., Hooman, K. & Vafai, K., 20 Nov 2019, CRC press, Taylor and Francis. 404 p. (Energy Systems)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Porous materials
Heat transfer
Transpiration
Medical imaging
Biological systems

Convective heat transfer of nanofluids in porous media

Buonomo, B., Ercole, D., Mahmoudi, Y., Manca, O. & Nardini, S., 20 Nov 2019, In Mahmoudi Y., Hooman K., Vafai K. (Ed.), Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media, CRC Press-Taylor & Francis. CRC press, Taylor and Francis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Cooling Process of Reverse Air Suctioning for Damage Suppression in Drilling CFRP Composites

Fu, R., Jia, Z., Wang, F., Jin, Y., Sun, D., Cheng, D. & Yang, L., 10 Oct 2019, (Accepted) In : Procedia CIRP. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Drilling
Cooling
Composite materials
Air
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cost-oriented process optimisation through variation propagation management for aircraft wing spar assembly

McKenna, V., Jin, Y., Murphy, A., Morgan, M., Fu, R., Qin, X., McClory, C., Collins, R. & Higgins, C., 10 Jan 2019, In : Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 57, p. 435-451

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Process Optimization
Aircraft
Propagation
Costs
Manufacturing
Open Access
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Lightning
Heating rate
Strain rate
Plasmas
Thermal load

Current diagnostic and prognostic methods used in offshore wind operations and maintenance

Mitchell, J., Foley, A., Johnston, B., Doran, J. & Morrow, D., Oct 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Citations (Scopus)

Data-driven health estimation and lifetime prediction of lithium-ion batteries: A review

Li, Y., Liu, K., Foley, A. M., Zülke, A., Berecibar, M., Nanini-Maury, E., Van Mierlo, J. & Hoster, H. E., Oct 2019, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 113, 18 p., 109254.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health
Cost effectiveness
Electric vehicles
Accidents
Lithium-ion batteries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dataset demonstrating the working-principles of surface-exposed nanoparticle sheet enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SENSERS) for solvent-free SERS

Li, C., Chen, Q., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Ye, Z., Xu, Y. & Bell, S. E. J., 01 Apr 2019, In : Data in brief. 23, 11 p., 103746.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Raman spectroscopy
Nanoparticles
Scanning electron microscopy
Skin
Microstructure