Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC) has a world-leading reputation as a centre of excellence in many aspects of fluid power, actuation, and the dynamics and control of electro-mechanical systems.

The Centre undertakes research, runs CPD courses and offers consultancy services to industry. Every year since 1988 the Centre has hosted or co-hosted an international symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control (FPMC). It is also a founder member of the Fluid Power Centres of Europe (FPCE), a grouping of the foremost research institutions in the field.

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    Research Output

    A novel servovalve pilot stage actuated by a piezo-electric ring bender: A numerical and experimental analysis

    Tamburrano, P., Plummer, A. R., De Palma, P., Distaso, E. & Amirante, R., 4 Feb 2020, In : Energies. 13, 3, 671.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Carbon Fiber based Flexible Piezoresistive Actuator with an Inherent Sensing Capability

    Pan, M., Yuan, C., Zou, J., Zhang, J. & Bowen, C., Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


    Dataset for "Breaking Wave Imaging using Lidar and Sonar"

    Blenkinsopp, C. (Creator), Hunter, A. (Creator), Bayle, P. M. (Creator), Bryan, O. (Creator), University of Bath, 20 Mar 2019


    Student theses

    Active control of fluid-borne noise

    Author: Wang, L., 1 Dec 2008

    Supervisor: Johnston, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    Active Control of Narrow Tilting Vehicle Dynamics

    Author: Robertson, J., 29 Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    Active Control of Pressure Pulsation in a Switched Inertance Hydraulic System

    Author: Pan, M., 30 Apr 2012

    Supervisor: Johnston, D. (Supervisor) & Hillis, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD