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Computational singular perturbation analysis of detonation development and intensity at SI engine conditions

Presentation / Conference
Dimitrova, I., Luong, M., Sanal, S., Im, H., & Tingas, S. (2021, December)
Computational singular perturbation analysis of detonation development and intensity at SI engine conditions. Paper presented at 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPACC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Computational investigation of the chemical dynamics in detonation development at SI engine conditions

Presentation / Conference
Dimitrova, I. D., Sanal, S., Bau Luong, M., Tingas, S., & Im, H. G. (2021, November)
Computational investigation of the chemical dynamics in detonation development at SI engine conditions. Paper presented at 74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Phoenix, Arizona
This study employs algorithmic tools from the computational singular perturbation (CSP) approach and statistics to investigate detonation development in SI engines using 2D si...

Statistics of local and global flame speed and structure for highly turbulent H2/air premixed flames

Journal Article
Song, W., Hernández Pérez, F. E., Tingas, E., & Im, H. G. (2021)
Statistics of local and global flame speed and structure for highly turbulent H2/air premixed flames. Combustion and Flame, 232, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.111523
A statistical analysis is conducted for turbulent hydrogen-air premixed flames at a range of Karlovitz numbers up to 1,126 by direct numerical simulations (DNS) with detailed ...

Potential for Carbon-Neutral Advanced Biofuels in UK Road Transport

Journal Article
King, R., & Tingas, E. (2021)
Potential for Carbon-Neutral Advanced Biofuels in UK Road Transport. Journal of Energy Engineering, 147(4), 04021025. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28asce%29ey.1943-7897.0000775
As a result of anthropocentric climate change, there is an urgent need to decarbonize the supply of energy. Organic biomass, referred to as feedstock, can be converted into bi...

Computational analysis of the effect of hydrogen peroxide addition on premixed laminar hydrogen/air flames

Journal Article
Tingas, E. (2021)
Computational analysis of the effect of hydrogen peroxide addition on premixed laminar hydrogen/air flames. Fuel, 302, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2021.121081
In the current work, the effect of H2O2 addition on the flame structure, laminar flame speed and NOx emissions is investigated in the context of 1D laminar premixed H2/air fla...

A mechanism to promote social behaviour in household load balancing

Conference Proceeding
Brooks, N. A., Powers, S. T., & Borg, J. M. (2020)
A mechanism to promote social behaviour in household load balancing. In Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2020 (ALIFE 2020). , (95-103). https://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00290
Reducing the peak energy consumption of households is essential for the effective use of renewable energy sources, in order to ensure that as much household demand as possible...

Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments

Journal Article
Xia, X., Cheng, L., Zhu, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, K., Ding, A., …Zuo, L. (2020)
Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments. Vadose Zone Journal, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20011
Groundwater-level oscillations change geochemical conditions, carbon cycling processes and bacterial community composition, and these changes may vary vertically with depth in...

Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making

Journal Article
Susca, T., & Pomponi, F. (2020)
Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2), 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12980
Urbanization often entails a surge in urban temperature compared to the rural surroundings: the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect. Such a temperature increase triggers the format...

Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Russell, D. J., Wu, G., McConnell, B., Currie, J. I., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2019)
Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(S1), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3092
1. The impact of anthropogenic activity associated with the construction of a proposed tidal turbine on harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated using controlled distur...

Rich Data for Wind Turbine Power Performance Analysis

Dataset
Davison, B. (2019)
Rich Data for Wind Turbine Power Performance Analysis. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.13020/1etn-1q17
This dataset was created in order to support comparative analyses concerning the relationships between meteorological parameters and wind turbine power output. It addresses so...

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Design model predictive control with swarm inspired MPPT algorithms to extract optimum power for a single-stage grid connected PV inverter

2022 - 2022
Brief Description This project aims to develop a control algorithm using Model predictive control with swarm-inspired MPPT algorithm for a single stage grid connected PV inverter. Single-stage PV inv...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £6,680

Novel portable aluminum-air battery: A green technology for sustainable power generation via circular economy approach

2022 - 2023
The main aim of this research is to produce a high performance portable cellulose-based aluminium-air battery. Based on this aim, several specific objectives are outlined as the following: 1. To proce...
Funder: British Council | Value: £24,020

Dolphin Wave Energy Device Computational Analysis

2022 - 2022
This project’s objectives are: To evaluate the device design and optimise it for maximum power output using the following techniques: A CAD model of the device A Finite Elements Analysis (CFD) model A...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £9,698

A critical evaluation of large scale direct-drive wind turbine electrical machines manufacturing techniques considering sustainability aspects and recyclability issues

2021 - 2022
Direct-driven generators are low speed machines requiring robust and heavy supporting structures capable of withstanding a demanding set of loads. It has been reported that at least 2/3 of the total m...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £43,976

Computational analysis of a zero-carbon hydrogen fuelled thermal engine for heavy duty transport applications

2021 - 2022
Two types of transport which are currently challenging to decarbonize and electrify are heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) and ships. HDVs and ships are predominantly powered by compression ignition (CI) engi...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £39,481

Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain

2021 - 2026
Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £15,195

Unlock the Potential of the Rough Gas Facility with Hydrogen Storage

2021 - 2022
The proposed university-industry collaboration on modelling of hydrogen storage in Rough gas field is an innovative research directive. This would provide evidence-based decision making for the future...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £42,519

Texonomy Prize Challenge - British Council Researchers Link Climate Challenge

2021 - 2022
The project is funded by British Council and led by Northumbria University at Newcastle. It is part of the "Researcher Link Climate Challenge" funding to establish links between early career researche...
Funder: British Council | Value: £7,000

Accelerating the Electric Vehicle Revolution

2021 - 2022
The proposed project includes two activities: a two-day event and a public opinion survey. The event, which will be hybrid, will target both secondary school students and adults through individual act...
Funder: Scottish Government

Phase I: Innovation and commercialisation of homegrown wood fibre insulation

2021 - 2022
A project that seeks to outline the innovation and commercial use of natural fibre insulation products in the UK. It will be based on a gap analysis of products that are currently available from natu...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £37,961
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Connecting Public Buildings to Low Temperature Heat

2018 - date
Antoine Reguis | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie

Circular refurbishment and adaptability for the British non-domestic stock

2018 - date
Non-domestic buildings are likely to change to domestic use as there is an evident surplus over time across the UK, and their ...
Miss Ana Hernandez Garcia | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

Biogenic construction materials for climate change mitigation and a circular economy: scalability and sustainability

2018 - date
Jim Hart | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Experimental study on the torsional mechanics of laminated structural glass beams

2017 - 2022
Mr Kal Uheida | Director of Studies: Prof Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Keng Goh

Cyclic performance of rubber-soil mixtures to enhance seismic protection

2015 - 2020
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introduction ...
Dr Juan Bernal-Sanchez | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez

The feasibility study of development and implementation of smart energy system for 100% renewable energy and transport solutions for Sri Lanka

2015 - date
Mr Wattala Fernando | Director of Studies: Dr Kamyab Givaki | Second Supervisor: Prof Naren Gupta

The development of a numerical temperature algorithm to predict the indoor temperature of an electric vehicle's cabin space

2014 - 2018
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry,...
Aisling Doyle | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Dr Zuansi Cai

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Smart energy monitoring technology to achieve low carbon homes

2007 - 2015
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Jon Stinson | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Performance measurement and mathematical modelling of integrated solar water heaters

2005 - 2009
Dr Celine Garnier | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Grassie

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