School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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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.

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
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

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.

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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Recovery
Polymers
Pyrolysis
Crystalline materials
Silicon

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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Thermoforming
Polyether ether ketones
Testing
Strain hardening
Strain rate

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
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

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

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

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Raman spectroscopy
Nanoparticles
Scanning electron microscopy
Skin
Microstructure

Dedicated versus mainstreaming approaches in local climate plans in Europe

Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Pietrapertosa, F., Simoes, S. G., Olazabal, M., De Gregorio Hurtado, S., Geneletti, D., Krkoška Lorencová, E., D'Alonzo, V., Krook-Riekkola, A., Fokaides, P. A., Ioannou, B. I., Foley, A., Orru, H., Orru, K., Wejs, A., Flacke, J., Church, J. M., Feliu, E., Vasilie, S. & 9 othersNador, C., Matosović, M., Flamos, A., Spyridaki, N. A., Balzan, M. V., Fülöp, O., Grafakos, S., Paspaldzhiev, I. & Heidrich, O., 01 Sep 2019, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 112, p. 948-959 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Climate change
Sustainable development
Planning

Density functional study on the thermal stabilities of phenolic bio-oil compounds

Shaw, A. & Zhang, X., 01 Nov 2019, In : Fuel. 255, 115732.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Thermodynamic stability
Pyrolysis
Enthalpy
Lignin

Deoxygenation in anisole decomposition over bimetallic catalysts supported on HZSM-5

Zhang, J., Fidalgo, B., Wagland, S., Shen, D., Zhang, X. & Gu, S., 15 Feb 2019, In : Fuel. 238, p. 257-266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Catalyst supports
Xylenes
Toluene
Xylene
Benzene

Design and Development of a High Efficiency Air Turbine Spindle for Small-Part Machining

Harris, P., Wintterer, M., Jasper, D., Linke, B., Brecher, C. & Spence, S., 07 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing-Green Technology. JPGT-D-18-00095R2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Compressed air motors
Machining
Turbines
Air
Spindle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Determination of mode I dynamic fracture toughness of IM7-8552 composites by digital image correlation and machine learning

Cidade, R. A., Castro, D. S. V., Castrodeza, E. M., Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Feb 2019, In : Composite Structures. 210, p. 707-714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Learning systems
Fracture toughness
Composite materials
Speckle
Laminates

Development of a new low-cost tandem VGT concept for turbocharger applications

Erdmenger, R. R., Menter, K., Giepman, R., Clancy, C., Vadvadgi, A., Lavertu, T., Leonard, T. & Spence, S., 01 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 141, 3, p. 031006-031006-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbines
Geometry
Costs
Nozzles
3D printers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Durability of Basalt/Hemp Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites

Sergi, C., Tirillò, J., Seghini, M. C., Sarasini, F., Fiore, V. & Scalici, T., 02 Apr 2019, In : Polymers. 11, 4, 17 p., 603.

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Hemp
Basalt
Hemp fibers
Cannabis
Thermoplastics
Bone
Fracture fixation
Surgery
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of Combustion Model and Chemical Kinetics in Numerical Modeling of Hydrogen-Fueled Dual-Stage HVOF System

Emami, S., Jafari, H. & Mahmoudi, Y., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Thermal Spray Technology. 28, 3, p. 333-345 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fuel systems
Fuel systems
Reaction kinetics
Hydrogen
reaction kinetics

Efficient preprocessing of complex geometries for CFD simulations

Ali, Z., Tyacke, J., Watson, R., Tucker, P. & Shahpar, S., 23 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics. 33, 3, p. 98-114 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

preprocessing
charge flow devices
Computational fluid dynamics
Geometry
geometry
Open Access
File
Orthopedics
Electrons
Rabbits
Technology
Equipment and Supplies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ensemble methods of classification for power systems security assessment

Zhukov, A., Tomin, N., Kurbatsky, V., Sidorov, D., Panasetsky, D. & Foley, A., Jan 2019, In : Applied Computing and Informatics. 15, p. 45-53 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Security systems
Domestic appliances
Decision trees
Electric vehicles
Air conditioning

Evaluation of risk to groundwater due to extractive waste in abandoned mine site: Case study of Gorno, NW Italy

Mehta, N., Lasagna, M., Dino, G. A., Ajmone-Marsan, F. & De Luca, D. A., Apr 2019, In : Geoingegneria Ambientale e Mineraria. 156, p. 39-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abandoned mines
abandoned mine
Groundwater
groundwater
Risk analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental assessment of the improved properties during aging of flax/glass hybrid composite laminates for marine applications

Calabrese, L., Fiore, V., Scalici, T. & Valenza, A., 10 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136, 14, 12 p., 47203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marine applications
Flax
Laminates
Aging of materials
Glass

Experimental characterization and modeling of the temperature and rate-dependent shear behaviour of powder-impregnated glass fiber/PA66 woven semipregs

Baumard, T., Menary, G., De Almeida, O., Martin, P., Schmidt, F. & Bikard, J., 18 Aug 2019, In : Composites Science and Technology. 180, p. 22-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glass fibers
Powders
Temperature
Yarn
Shear stress

Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact

Damghani, M., Ersoy, N., Piorkowski, M. & Murphy, A., 16 Oct 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 179, 13 p., 107537.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminates
Tensile strength
Electron energy levels
Composite materials
Glass
Open Access
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Fasteners
Composite materials
Titanium
Carbon
Boundary conditions

Exploring the mechanism behind improved osteointegration of phosphorylated titanium implants with hierarchically structured topography

Jiang, N., Guo, Z., Sun, D., Ay, B., Li, Y., Yang, Y., Tan, P., Zhang, L. & Zhu, S., 01 Dec 2019, In : COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES. 184, 9 p., 110520.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Titanium
Topography
topography
titanium
bone marrow
3 Citations (Scopus)

Failure Maps to Assess Bearing Performances of GlassComposite Laminates

Calabrese, L., Fiore, V., Scalici, T., Bruzzaniti, P. & Valenza, A., 09 Mar 2019, In : Polymer Composites. 40, 3, p. 1087-1096 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Laminates
Drawing (graphics)
Glass fibers
Glass