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 - Professor
- Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC)
- EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics (SAMBa)
- Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI)
- UKRI CDT in Accountable, Responsible and Transparent AI
- Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems
Person: Research & Teaching19942020
Yuan, H., Giles, K., Zhu, S., Howson, S., Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Turner, N., Harris, J., Fowler, G. & Geddes, J., 1 Jan 2021, In: Fuel. 283, 118814.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Burke, R., 2 Nov 2020, Vehicle powertrains between opposing poles : Memorial Publication for Prof. Dr. -Ing. Roland.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › ChapterOpen Access
A comparative study into the effects of pre and post catalyst exhaust gas recirculation on the onset of knockParsons, D., Orchard, S., Evans, N., Ozturk, U., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 11 Oct 2020, In: International Journal of Engine Research.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile18 Downloads (Pure)
Dataset for "A synergistic use of microalgae and macroalgae for heavy metal bioremediation and bioenergy production through hydrothermal liquefaction"
Chuck, C. (Creator), University of Bath, 26 Nov 2018
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
Advanced Characterisation of Turbochargers with the focus of Modelling Two-stage Turbocharging SystemsAuthor: Avola, C., 13 Dec 2017
Supervisor: Copeland, C. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › PhDFile
An Investigation into Novel Hybrid Vehicle Powertrain Configurations with the Application of the Milner Continuously Variable TransmissionAuthor: Moyers, J., 30 Apr 2012
Supervisor: Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › PhD