Projects per year
The Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC) conducts internationally prize-winning research, focusing on improving the efficiency and emissions of both diesel and petrol engines.
We conduct research that is systems-based on all aspects of automotive powertrain engineering.
Our research represents four decades of achievement and extensive engagement with the automotive industry.
- Department of Mechanical Engineering - Senior Lecturer
- Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC)
- Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT)
1/08/17 → 31/07/20
Project: Research council › Research
Integrated Energy Efficient Microwave and Unique Fermentation Processes for Pilot Scale Production of High Value Chemical from Lignocellulosic Waste
1/03/16 → 28/02/20
Project: Research council
Research Output per year
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution
A future beyond palm oil: How far can anticipatory environmental modelling be used to evaluate novel biorefinery processes and green chemistry techniques to produce future food, fuel and other high value compounds?Parsons, S., Chuck, C. & McManus, M., Apr 2018.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster
Alcohol fuels for spark-ignition engines: performance, efficiency and emissions effects at mid to high blend rates for binary mixtures and pure componentsTurner, J., Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Verhelst, S., Vancoillie, J., Sileghem, L., Leach, F. & Edwards, P. P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 232, 1, p. 36-56
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Dataset for "Hydrothermal conversion of lipid-extracted microalgae hydrolysate in the presence of isopropanol and steel furnace residues"
Chuck, C. (Creator), University of Bath, 20 May 2017
Design and operation of an inexpensive, laboratory-scale, continuous hydrothermal liquefaction reactor for the conversion of microalgae produced during wastewater treatment
Chuck, C. (Creator), University of Bath, 1 May 2017