School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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2019

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.

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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

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Introduction to fluid flow and heat transfer in porous media

Nazari, M., Mahmoudi, Y. & Hooman, K., 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

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Introduction to Thermochemical Processing of Biomass into Fuels, Chemicals, and Power

Zhang, X. & Brown, R., 2019, Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power. 2nd Edition ed. p. 1-16

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Research on new stereo matching algorithm of multi-rotor UAV based on vision

Wang, H., Jin, Y. & Shen, J., 10 Sep 2019, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXIII: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorportating the 34th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, 10 - 12 September 2019, Queen's University Belfast UK. Jin, Y. & Price, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: IOS Press, Vol. 9. p. 113-120 8 p.

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Rotors
Binocular vision
Binoculars
Stereo vision

Thermal effect on capillary imbibition in porous media

Cai, J., Wei, W. & Mahmoudi, Y., 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

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3 Citations (Scopus)

The thermochemical conversion of biomass into biofuels

Zhang, J. J. & Zhang, X., Jan 2019, Biomass, Biopolymer-Based Materials, and Bioenergy. Elsevier

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Biofuels
Biomass
Liquid fuels
Carbonization
Energy resources
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experiment and Modelling on Biaxial Deformation of PLLA Materials Under Designed Strain History for Stretch Blow Moulding

Wei, H., Yan, S., Menary, G. & Buchanan, F., 21 Sep 2018, First International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Internet of Things and 5th International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment, IMIOT and ICSEE 2018. China: Springer, Singapore, p. 228-237 10 p.

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Open Access

Hydrogels for Bone Regeneration: An Overview

Pentlavalli, S., Dunne, N. & McCarthy, H., 2018, Hydrogels: Design, Synthesis & Application in Drug Delivery & Regenerative Medicine. CRC Press, p. 102 128 p.

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Mechanical Fastening of Composite and Composite–Metal Structures

Camanho, P. & Catalanotti, G., 02 Jun 2018, Joining of Polymer-Metal Hybrid Structures: Principles and Applications. Amancio Filho, S. T. & Blaga, L-A. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 187

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Numerical modelling and optimisation of postbuckling stiffened aerostructures

Faggiani, A. & Falzon, B., 2018, Buckling and Postbuckling Structures II: Experimental, Analytical and Numerical Studies. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd

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2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Computational methods to predict the non-linear dynamic response of blast loaded laminated composite plates

Kazancı, Z., 24 May 2017, Explosion Blast Response of Composites. Mouritz, A. P. & Rajapakse, Y. D. S. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 85-112

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Laminated composites
Computational methods
Dynamic response
Numerical methods
Damping

Micromechanical modelling of composite materials using the element free Galerkin approach

Falzon, B. & Muthu, N., 2017, Comprehensive Composite Materials II, Vol. 1: Reinforcements and general theories of composites. Elsevier Ltd

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Molecular dynamics simulation (MDS) to study nanoscale machining processes

Goel, S., Chavoshi, S. Z. & Murphy, A., 25 Feb 2017, Nanofinishing Science and Technology: Basic and Advanced Finishing and Polishing Processes. Jain, V. K. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, 48 p. (Micro and Nanomanufacturing Series).

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Molecular dynamics
Machining
Computer simulation
Diamonds
Silicon carbide

Virtual testing of composite structures: progress and challenges in predicting damage, residual strength and crashworthiness

Falzon, B. & Tan, W., 2017, Comprehensive Composite Materials II, Vol. 1: Reinforcements and general theories of composites. Beaumont, P., Soutis, C. & Hodzic, A. (eds.). Springer

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2016

Green Composites and Their Properties: A Brief Introduction

Verma, D., Gope, P., Zhang, X., Jain, S. & Dabral, R., Jun 2016, Green Approaches to Biocomposite Materials Science and Engineering.

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Composite materials
Biodegradable polymers
Natural fibers
Poisons
Steel

Natural Fibers for the Production of Green Composites

Zhang, X., Li, J., Jain, S. & Verma, D., Jun 2016, Green Approaches to Biocomposite Materials Science and Engineering. IGI Global, p. 1-23

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renewable resource
natural fibre
chemical property
physical property
petroleum

Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Assessment for the Production of Green Composites

Jain, S. & Zhang, X., Jun 2016, Green Approaches to Biocomposite Materials Science and Engineering.

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biocomposites
life cycle assessment
coconuts
natural fibers
coir
4 Citations (Scopus)

Virtual testing of composite structures: Progress and challenges in predicting damage, residual strength and crashworthiness

Falzon, B. G. & Tan, W., 01 Jan 2016, The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites: Fifty Years of Progress and Achievement of the Science, Development, and Applications. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, p. 699-743 45 p.

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Crashworthiness
Composite structures
Aircraft
Testing
Airframes
2015

Advanced Business Simulations-Incorporating business and process execution data

Drobek, M., Gilani, W., Redlich, D. & Soban, D., 2015, Business Modeling and Software Design: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Springer International Publishing, p. 119 137 p.

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Industry
Competitive intelligence
Ontology
Decision making
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automated Equation Formulation for Causal Loop Diagrams

Drobek, M., Gilani, W., Molka, T. & Soban, D., 2015, Business Information Systems: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Springer International Publishing, p. 38 49 p.

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Time series
Dynamic models
Industry
Neural networks
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bio-inspired calcium phosphate materials for hard tissue repair

Cunningham, E. & Dunne, N., 25 Sep 2015, Biomineralization and Biomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications. Woodhead, Cambridge, UK

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Single and Double Austenitization heat treatments on the Microstructure and Hardness of AISI D2 Tool Steel

Salunkhe, S., Fabijanic, D., Hodgson, P. & Nayak, J., 2015, Materials Today: Proceedings. Elsevier Inc., p. 1901 1906 p.

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Tool steel
Hardness
Heat treatment
Microstructure
Carbides
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Acrylic cements for bone fixation in joint replacement

Dunne, N., Clements, J. & Wang, J-S., Jun 2014, Joint Replacement Technology. Revel, P. A. (ed.). 2nd ed. Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, p. 212-256 45 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Injectable calcium phosphate cements for spinal bone repair

O'Hara, R., Buchanan, F. & Dunne, N., Jun 2014, Biomaterials for Bone Regeneration: Novel Techniques and Applications. Dubruel, P. & Van Vlierberghe, S. (eds.). Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, p. 26-61 36 p.

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Modelling fatigue of bone cement

Lennon, A., 08 Apr 2014, Computational modelling of biomechanics and biotribology in the musculoskeletal system. Jin, Z. (ed.). 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing, p. 305-330

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Bone cement
Fatigue of materials
Creep
Porosity
Tissue

Using Mesh-Geometry Relationships to Transfer Analysis Models between CAE Tools

Tierney, C., Nolan, D., Robinson, T. T. & Armstrong, C., 2014, Proceedings of the 22nd International Meshing Roundtable. Springer, p. 367-384 18 p.

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Computer aided engineering
Geometry
Topology
2013

D1.2 Operational Cruiser-Feeder Concept

McRoberts, R., Early, J. & Price, M., 2013, European Union Project Deliverable.

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Air
Aircraft

D3.1 Benefits Analysis of the Initial Operational Cruiser-Feeder Concept

Nangia, R., Fabian, M., Korn, B., Early, J., McRoberts, R., Price, M. & Hoppe, M., Jan 2013, Deliverable 3.1 of WP 3 of the EU RECREATE project. p. 1-102

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Air
Air refueling
Aircraft
Carbon dioxide
Economics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy and agricultural policy in relation to biomethane, with particular reference to the transport sector

Smyth, B., 01 Jan 2013, Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion: Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes. Taylor and Francis - Balkema, p. 8-29 22 p.

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Finding out what first year engineering students know

Goodhew, P., Bullough, T., McCartan, C. & Connor, J., 21 Mar 2013, The transition into higher education in STEM subjects : case studies of research and practice.. Grove, M. & Williams, J. (eds.). Birmingham: HE STEM Programme

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Melt processing of PVAc-Cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposites, Production and applications of cellulose nanomaterials

Kumar, S., Jun 2013, Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials. TAPPI Press

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Parallel Robot

Jin, Y., Chanal, H. & Paccot, F., 2013, Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. Nee, A. (ed.). Springer-Verlag, p. 1-33

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Robots
End effectors
2012

Automatic Decomposition and Efficient Semi-structured Meshing of Complex Solids

Makem, J., Armstrong, C. & Robinson, T. T., 2012, Proceedings of the 20th International Meshing Roundtable . Springer, p. 199-215 17 p.

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Damage-tolerant design of stiffener run-outs: A Finite Elememt approach

Psarras, S., Pinho, S. T. & Falzon, B. G., Oct 2012, Finite Element Analysis: New Trends and Developments. Ebrahimi, F. (ed.). Croatia: In Tech, p. 277-300 24 p.

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2011

Biomedical/bioengineering applications of CNT based nanocomposites

Dunne, N. & Mitchell, C., 2011, Polymer Carbon Nanotube Composites: Preparation, Properties and Applications. McNally & Potschke (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 676-708 33 p.

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Carbon Nanotubes - Growth and Applications: MWCNT used in Orthopaedic Bone Cements

Dunne, N. & Ormsby, R., 01 Aug 2011, Carbon Nanotubes - Growth and Applications . Naraghi, M. (ed.). In Tech, p. 337-392 604 p.

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Grass Biomethane for Agriculture and Energy: Genetics, Biofuels and Local Farming Systems

Korres, N., Thamsiriroj, T., Smyth, B. M., Nizami, A. S., Singh, A. & Murphy, J., 2011, Genetics, Biofuels and Local Farming Systems. Lichtfouse, E. (ed.). Springer, Vol. 7. p. 5-49 45 p. (Sustainable Agriculture Reviews).

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2010

STEP-based CAD/CAPP Integration for Finish Machining Operations

Anbalagan, A., 2010, DAAAM International, Austria, Vienna. B, K. (ed.). Vienna, 2010: Danube Adria Association for Automation and Manufacturing, DAAAM, Vol. 9. p. 395-412

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Open Access

The Effects of Protein and pH on the Tribo-Corrosion Performance of Cast CoCrMo — A Combined Electrochemical and Tribological Study

Sun, D., 2010, Advanced Tribology. Springer, p. 825 826 p.

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Value Driven Manufacture: Digital Lean Manufacture

Curran, R., Butterfield, J., Jin, Y., Collins, R. & Burke, R., 2010, Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. Blockley, R. & Shyy, W. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. Chapter 313 18 p.

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2009

Studies on composite drilling – state of the art

Bi, Z., Hinds, B., Jin, Y., Gibson, R. & McToal, P., 2009, Drilling of Composite Materials . Paulo Davim, J. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, p. 137-171 Chapter 8

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2008
8 Citations (Scopus)

Automated Mixed Dimensional Modelling with the Medial Object

Robinson, T., Oct 2008, Proceedings of the 17th International Meshing Roundtable. Garimella, R. V. (ed.). Springer, p. 281-298 18 p.

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Bone Cement Fixation - Recent Developments in Joint Replacement Technology

Dunne, N. & Wang, J-S., 2008, Joint replacement technology: New developments. Revell, P. A. & University College London, U. K. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 212-251 40 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanical Properties of Bone Cements - Orthopaedic Bone Cements

Dunne, N., 2008, Orthopaedic bone cements. Deb, S. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 231-264 34 p.

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Mode-Jumping in Postbuckled Stiffened Composite Panels

Falzon, B. G., May 2008, Buckling and Postbuckling Structures: Experimental, Analytical and Numerical Studies. Falzon, B. G. & Aliabadi, M. H. (eds.). London: Imperial College Press, London, Vol. 1. (Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures; vol. 1).

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The cement-bone interface: is it susceptible to damage adaptive remodelling?

Lennon, A. & Prendergast, P. J., Nov 2008, IFMBE Proceedings Series: 4th European Congress For Medical and Biomedical Engineering. p. 1990-1993 4 p.

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Vinyl Polymers and its Special Uses

Kumar, S., 24 Jul 2008, Handbook of Vinyl Polymers: Radical Polymerization, Process, and Technology. 2nd Edition ed. Tayler and Francis, CRC press, Vol. Chapter 17.

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2006

Buckling and Postbuckling of Stiffened Composite Structures

Falzon, B., 28 Apr 2006, Analysis and design of plated structures: Volume 1: Stability. Shanmugam, N. E. & Wang, C. M. (eds.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1.

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Composite structures
Buckling
1999

Structural analysis of physical models of THRs using analytical and finite element methods

Lennon, A., McCormack, B. A. O. & Prendergast, P. J., 1999, Third International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 1997. Middleton, J., Jones, M. L. & Pande, G. N. (eds.). Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach, p. 87 94 p.

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