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1997

Vehicle Powertrains to Demonstrate Low Emissions

Hawley, G. & Reader, A., 1997.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1999
10 Citations (Scopus)

Transient investigation of two variable geometry turbochargers for passenger vehicle diesel engines

Brace, C. J., Cox, A., Hawley, J. G., Vaughan, N. D., Wallace, F. W., Horrocks, R. W. & Bird, G. L., 1999.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Diesel engines
Transient analysis
Engines
Exhaust gas recirculation
Geometry
29 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated cooling systems for passenger vehicles

Brace, C. J., Burnham-Slipper, H., Wijetunge, R. S., Vaughan, N. D., Wright, K. & Blight, D., 2001.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cooling systems
Pumps
Passenger cars
Flow control
Fuel consumption
2002
13 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of 'sweep' mapping approach on engine testbed

Ward, M. C., Brace, C. J., Vaughan, N. D., Ceen, R., Hale, T. & Kennedy, G., 2002.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Testbeds
Engines
Testing
Transducers
Data acquisition

Predictions for nucleate boiling: Results from a thermal bench marking exercise under low flow conditions

Campbell, N. A. F., Hawley, J. G., Robinson, K., Joyce, S. & Haigh, M., 2002.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nucleate boiling
Simulators
Heat transfer
Engines
Cooling
2006
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal profile of a modern passenger car diesel engine

Finol, C. A. & Robinson, K., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Passenger cars
Diesel engines
Engines
Engine cylinders
Heat flux
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automated calibration of an analytical wall-wetting model

Dunne, W. J., Brace, C. J. & Stodart, A., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Wetting
Calibration
Design of experiments
Engines
Dynamometers
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Chassis Dynamometer Evaluation of On-Board Exhaust Emission Measurement System Performance in SI Car under Transient Operating Conditions

Ropkins, K., Tate, J., Li, H., Andrews, G., Hawley, J. G. & Bell, M., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dynamometers
Chassis
Railroad cars
Engines
Sampling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental Characterisation of Heat Transfer in Exhaust Pipe Sections

Bannister, C., Brace, C., Lock, G., Taylor, J., Brooks, T. & Fraser, N., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Pipe
Heat transfer
Nusselt number
Gasoline
Reynolds number

System concept car for CO2 reduction measures

Nuglisch, H., Dupont, H., Crenne, D., Krebs, S., Curtis, R., Turner, J. W. G. & Coltman, D., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2009

Development of a design tool for modelling and optimisation of the Milner CVT

Akehurst, S., Moyers, J., Hunt, A. & Schaaf, S., 13 May 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Design of experiments
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Roller bearings
Traction (friction)
Geometry
35 Citations (Scopus)

Omnivore: an automotive flex-fuel 2-stroke engine with variable compression ratio, variable charge trapping and direct fuel injection

Turner, J. W. G., Blundell, D. W., Larkman, D. B., Burke, P., Pearson, R. J., Richardson, S., Green, N. M., Brewster, S., Kenny, R. G. & Kee, R. J., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the effects of biodiesel blend ratio, at varying ambient temperatures, on vehicle performance and emissions

Bannister, C., Hawley, J. G., Ali, H., Chuck, C. & Price, P., Jun 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Vehicle performance
Biodiesel
Fuel consumption
Temperature
Calorific value

Sabre: a cost-effective engine technology combunation for high efficiency, high performance and low CO2 emissions

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., Curtis, R. & Holland, B., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of forced cool down on cold start test repeatability

Lewis, A., Brace, C. & Cox, A., 17 Jun 2009. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engines
Cooling
Test facilities
Fuel consumption
Temperature distribution
2010
6 Citations (Scopus)
Extrapolation
Compressors
Interpolation
Engines
7 Citations (Scopus)
Fuel consumption
Coolants
Engines
Exhaust gas recirculation
Temperature
2011
17 Citations (Scopus)

GEM ternary blends: removing the biomass limit by using iso-stoichiometric mixtures of gasoline, ethanol and methanol

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., Purvis, R., Dekker, E., Johansson, K. & Bergstrom, K., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Off-road diesel engine transient response improvement by electrically assisted turbocharging

Terdich, N., Copeland, C., Martinez-Botas, R., Howey, D. & Costall, A., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Transient analysis
Diesel engines
Engines
Torque
Mining machinery

The application of the Milner CVT as a novel power splitting transmission for hybrid vehicles: SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0890

Moyers, J., Akehurst, S., Parker, D. A. & Schaaf, S., 12 Apr 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2012

A comparison of pulsed flow timescales within a turbine stage

Copeland, C., Newton, P., Martinez-Botas, R. & Seiler, M., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Pulsatile flow
Turbines
Unsteady flow
Internal combustion engines
Rotors
6 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of a driver behaviour improvement tool to reduce fuel consumption

Hari, D., Brace, C. J., Vagg, C., Poxon, J. & Ash, L., 2012, p. 208-213. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Fuel consumption
Gears
Automobiles
Feedback
Industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of Cyclic Combustion Variability in Gasoline Engines

Chappell, E., Brace, C. & Tily, R., 6 May 2012, p. 319-333. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gasoline
Engines
Fueling
Chain length
Internal combustion engines
15 Citations (Scopus)

Boost system selection for a heavily downsized spark ignition prototype engine

Copeland, C., Martinez-Botas, R., Turner, J., Pearson, R., Luard, N., Carey, C., Richardson, S., Di Martino, P. & Chobola, P., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Internal combustion engines
Engines
Gasoline
Fueling
Fuel economy
28 Downloads (Pure)

Dynamic Models for Diesel NOx and CO2

Burke, R., Zhang, Q. & Brace, C., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Energy transfer
Coolants
Engine cylinders
Combustion chambers
Fuel consumption

Evolutionary decarbonization of transport: a contiguous roadmap to affordable mobility using sustainable organic fuels for transport

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., Harrison, P., Marmot, A., Jennings, R., Verhelst, S., Vancoillie, J., Sileghem, L., Pecqueur, M., Martens, K. & Edwards, P. P., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evolution of alcohol fuel blends towards a sustainable transport energy economy

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., Dekker, E., Iosefa, B., Dolan, G. A., Johansson, K. & Bergstrom, K., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evolution of alcohol fuel blends towards a sustainable transport energy economy

Turner, J. W. G. & Bergstrom, K., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

GEM ternary blends: investigations into exhaust emissions, blend properties and octane numbers

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., Bell, R. J., De Goede, S. & Woolard, C., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

GEM ternary blends: testing iso-stoichiometric mixtures of gasoline, ethanol and methanol in a production flex-fuel vehicle fitted with a physical aocohol sensor

Turner, J. W. G., Pearson, R. J., McGregor, M., Ramsay, J., Dekker, E., Iosefa, B., Dolan, G., Johansson, K. & Bergstrom, K., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Improving fuel economy by 35% through combined turbo and supercharging on a spark ignition engine

Salamon, C., McAllister, M., Robinson, R., Richardson, S., Martinez-Botas, R., Romagnoli, A., Copeland, C. & Turner, J., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fuel economy
Internal combustion engines
Engines
Gasoline
Fuel consumption
1 Citation (Scopus)

On-Engine study of the thermal and performance impacts of a variable displacement oil pump

Burke, R., Brace, C., Lewis, A., Stark, R. & Pegg, I., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

18 Downloads (Pure)

Study of the behaviour of an exhaust gas heat exchanger for improved engine warm-up

Burke, R., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Pegg, I. & Stark, R., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Cams
Gasoline
Engines
Torque
Engine cylinders
Cams
Gasoline
Engines
Torque
Engine cylinders
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

A driver advisory tool to reduce fuel consumption: SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-2087

Vagg, C., Brace, C., Hari, D., Akehurst, S. & Ash, L., 10 Mar 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fuel consumption
Driver training
Engines
Regenerative braking
Commercial vehicles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis and modelling of the transient thermal behaviour of automotive turbochargers

Burke, R. D., 14 Oct 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Turbines
Compressors
Engines
Gas compressors
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Development and testing of a low cost high performance hybrid vehicle electric motor: SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-1760

Hari, D., Brace, C., Vagg, C., Akehurst, S., Ash, L. & Strong, R., 8 Apr 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Electric motors
Hybrid vehicles
Testing
Torque
Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hybrid vehicles
Dynamic programming
Powertrains
Dynamometers
Chassis

Predicting the trade-off between turbine inlet temperature and engine fuel economy in a turbocharged gasoline engine

L Smith, G Capon & K Zhang, 6 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

10 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation study of the series sequential turbocharging for engine downsizing and fuel efficiency: SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-0935

Zhang, Q., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Burke, R., Capon, G., Smith, L., Garrett, S. & Zhang, K., 16 Apr 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

Test and simulation of variable air gap concept on axial flux electric motor

Liu, D., Hari, D., Vagg, C., Ash, L., Akehurst, S. & Brace, C. J., 2013, p. 174-179. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Electric motors
Fluxes
Air
Powertrains
Torque
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra boost for economy: realizing a 60% downsized engine concept

Lewis, A. G. J., Brace, C. J., Akehurst, S., Turner, J., Popplewell, A., Richardson, S. & Bredda, S. W., 19 Nov 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of torque converter dampers: A novel method for exciting dampers through torque pulsation generation

Aurora-Smith, A., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Bannister, C., Wicksteed, B. & Biggs, S., 1 Jan 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dynamic Identification Method for Turbocharger Compressor Models

Burke, R., Olmeda, P. & Serrano, J-R., Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper