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Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties

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Stankiewicz, A., Winiarski, J., Zielinska, K., & Barker, M. (2017)
Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties. In Proceedings of EuroCorr 2017
Self-healing coatings, offering corrosion protection on an alloy steel substrate, were fabricated by electroless co-deposition of a Ni-P matrix together wit...

Optimising a Waste Heat Recovery System using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm

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Mokhtar, M., Hunt, I., Burns, S., & Ross, D. (2016)
Optimising a Waste Heat Recovery System using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm. In GECCO '16 Companion Proceedings of the 2016 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion (913-920). https://doi.org/10.1145/2908961.2931646
A waste heat recovery system (WHRS) on a process with variable output, is an example of an intermittent renewable process. WHRS recycles waste heat into usable energy. As an e...

Modelling and control of helicopter robotic landing gear for uneven ground conditions

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Boix, D. M., Goh, K., & McWhinnie, J. (2017)
Modelling and control of helicopter robotic landing gear for uneven ground conditions. In Proceedings of 2017 Workshop on Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS 2017https://doi.org/10.1109/RED-UAS.2017.8101644
This paper proposes a method to investigate into helicopter landing on uneven terrain by means of using a scaled articulated robotic landing gear. A mathematical model of an a...

The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials

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Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X., & Barreto, D. (2017)
The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods. , (253-264). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...

Control of rotorcraft landing gear on different ground conditions

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Goh, K., Boix, D. M., McWhinnie, J., & Smith, G. (2016)
Control of rotorcraft landing gear on different ground conditions. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)https://doi.org/10.1109/icma.2016.7558557
This paper presents an example of a PID controller applied to a 2-dimensional rotorcraft landing gear with two DOF (degrees of freedom), as well as the design of the landing g...

Requirements for Computer-Aided Product-Service Systems Modeling and Simulation

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Vasantha, G., Hussain, R., Roy, R., & Corney, J. (2013)
Requirements for Computer-Aided Product-Service Systems Modeling and Simulation. In ICoRD'13: Global Product Development. , (773-784). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-1050-4_61
The design of product-service systems (PSS) is a co-production process which involves the manufacturer, customer and suppliers as well as any other stakeholders. This multi-or...

Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject

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Anderson, L., Taylor, M., Maeda, S., & McLaughlin, J. (2018)
Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject. In The 26th Japan Conference on Human Response to Vibration Proceedings. , (86-100
Existing risk assessment methodologies are based on fixed tool vibration magnitude emission data (such as tool declaration data or a point in time (typically annually) tool me...

The impact of cultural aspects on the design process

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Felgen, L., Grieb, J., Lindemann, U., Pulm, U., Chakrabati, A., & Vijaykumar, G. (2004)
The impact of cultural aspects on the design process. In D. Marjanović (Ed.), DS 32: Proceedings of DESIGN 2004, the 8th International Design Conference. , (1475-1480
Due to increasing globalisation, the development of products is no longer restricted to one place, it is more and more characterised by distributed design teams, who work in d...

Adaptive Dynamic Control of a Wind Generator

Conference Proceeding
Jaen-Sola, P., Anaya-Lara, O., & Dominguez-Navarro, J. A. (2013)
Adaptive Dynamic Control of a Wind Generator. In Proceedings of 9th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe
The main aim of the present project is to obtain a better understanding of the dynamic control of a wind turbine. To accomplish this, an adaptive dynamic controller was develo...

Structural Analysis and Characterization of Radial Flux PM Generators for Direct-Drive Wind Turbines

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Jaen-Sola, P., & McDonald, A. S. (2014)
Structural Analysis and Characterization of Radial Flux PM Generators for Direct-Drive Wind Turbines. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2014.0866
Wind turbine direct-drive generator structures are analysed in order to optimise and reduce mass. A method for modelling key stiffness parameters including a magnetic air-gap ...