Organization profile

Organisation profile

We have a proud record of achievement in education and research in the Department. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated the majority of our research as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Our research covers a full spectrum extending from fundamental investigations to applied research. Many of these activities are carried out in conjunction with industry and other universities, both in the UK and overseas.

Research activities

Our research activities cover the broad areas of Design and Manufacturing, Machine Systems, Solid Mechanics and Materials and Thermo-Fluids.

The focus of specific research projects is typically embedded in one or more of the Research Centres and Units listed below:

Networks

Consortiums

Research environment

Our academic staff, research fellows, post-doctoral researchers and postgraduate students carry out internationally significant research and publish in leading international journals.

Because our teaching is research-led, undergraduate students are exposed to the latest developments in engineering and many of them have a chance to work with our research centres in their undergraduate projects.

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Composite materials Engineering & Materials Science
Engines Engineering & Materials Science
Laminates Engineering & Materials Science
Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
Rotors Engineering & Materials Science
Turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
composite materials Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 2003 2023

Research Output 1969 2019

4D printing with robust thermoplastic polyurethane hydrogel-elastomer trilayers

Baker, A. B., Bates, S. R. G., Llewellyn-Jones, T. M., Valori, L. P. B., Dicker, M. P. M. & Trask, R. S., 5 Feb 2019, In : Materials and Design. 163, 107544.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Active Control of Rotating Machinery Under Rotor-Stator Contact Conditions

Keogh, P. S., Lusty, C., Bailey, N. Y. & Saket, F., 19 Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Rotor Dynamics - IFToMM. Calvaca, K. & Weber, H. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 107-117 11 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 62).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rotating machinery
Stators
Rotors
Magnetic bearings
Bearings (structural)

A molecular design strategy to construct the near-infrared fluorescent probe for selectively sensing human cytochrome P450 2J2

Ning, J., Liu, T., Dong, P., Wang, W., Ge, G., Wang, B., Yu, Z., Shi, L., Tian, X., Huo, X., Feng, L., Wang, C., Sun, C., Cui, J-N., James, T. D. & Ma, X., 16 Jan 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 2, p. 1126-1134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Datasets

Dataset for "Understanding the AC conductivity and permittivity of trapdoor chabazites for future development of next-generation gas sensors"

Bordeneuve, H. (Creator), Wales, D. (Creator), Physick, A. (Creator), Doan, H. V. (Creator), Ting, V. (Creator), Bowen, C. (Creator), University of Bath, 23 Nov 2017

Dataset

Student theses

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

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Actuation and Control of Lower Limb Prostheses

Author: Yu, T., 2 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Iravani, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Aerodynamic loads on slender wings in unsteady motion measured by a new technique.

Author: Cadwallader, R., 1975

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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