Student theses

Advanced Characterisation of Turbochargers with the focus of Modelling Two-stage Turbocharging Systems

Author: Avola, C., 13 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Copeland, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Air charge system emulation for diesel engine

Author: Zhang, K., 1 May 2010

Supervisor: Hawley, J. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A palm oil substitute and care product emulsions from a yeast cultivated on waste resources

Author: Whiffin, F., 15 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of a Continuously Variable Transmission to Engine Boosting and Exhaust Energy Recovery Systems

Author: Rose, A., 14 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Akehurst, S. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of Divided Exhaust Period and Variable Drive Supercharging Concept for a Downsized Gasoline Engine

Author: Hu, B., 9 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Akehurst, S. (Supervisor), Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Copeland, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of Variable Geometry Turbine on Gasoline Engines and the Optimisation of Transient Behaviours

Author: Tang, H., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Assessing the Wine Yeast Metschnikowia pulcherrima for the Production of 2-Phenylethanol

Author: Chantasuban, T., 11 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Scott, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Bioprospecting for Extremophile Oleaginous Yeasts

Author: Abd Ghaffar, N. R., 1 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Scott, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Catalytic Routes to Liquid Aviation Fuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks

Author: Donnelly, J., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Bannister, C. (Supervisor) & McManus, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Dynamic characterisation and 1-D modelling of Turbochargers for IC Engines

Author: Deng, Q., 1 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Burke, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Experimental and Analytical Investigation into the Two Stage Turbocharging Systems for Diesel Engines

Author: Zhang, N., 12 May 2016

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor), Hawley, J. (Supervisor), Akehurst, S. (Advisor) & Burke, R. (Advisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Heat transfer investigations in a modern diesel engine

Author: Finol Parra, C., 1 Feb 2008

Supervisor: Robinson, K. (Supervisor) & Hawley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Impact of Driver Behaviour Management on the Energy Usage of Conventional, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Author: Hari, D., 12 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Improvement of the In-Cycle Speed Fluctuation and System Efficiency of an Auxiliary Power Unit

Author: Liu, D., 20 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Improving the Precision of Vehicle Fuel Economy Testing on a Chassis Dynamometer

Author: Chappell, E., 4 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation into the Application of Turbo-compounding for Downsized Gasoline engines

Author: Lu, P., 1 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation into the Interactions between thermal management, lubrication and control systems of a diesel engine

Author: Burke, R., 1 Sep 2011

Supervisor: Hawley, J. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Optimal Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Real-World Driving Patterns

Author: Vagg, C., 22 May 2015

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Predicting Abnormal Combustion Phenomena In Highly Booted Spark Ignition Engines

Author: Giles, K., 4 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Advisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Radical Change in Energy Intensive UK Industry

Author: Griffin, P., 24 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Hammond, G. (Supervisor) & Robinson, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Reactor design: compact and catalytic for speciality chemicals

Author: Al Badran, F., 1 Oct 2011

Supervisor: Kolaczkowski, S. (Supervisor) & Hawley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Renewable liquid transport fuels from microbes and waste resources

Author: Jenkins, R., 29 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Bannister, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Robust real-time control of a parallel hybrid electric vehicle

Author: Enang, W., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Bannister, C. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Simulation of cyclic variability in gasoline engine under cold start conditions

Author: Suyabodha, A., 1 Mar 2012

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Sustainable Biofuel Production via the Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Microalgae and Subsequent Bio-Oil Upgrading

Author: Wagner, J., 16 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Ting, V. (Supervisor), Sartbaeva, A. (Supervisor) & Weller, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Synthesis and modification of zeolite catalysts and an assessment of their activity in the hydrogenation of a model hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) bio-oil

Author: Cai, J., 17 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Sartbaeva, A. (Supervisor) & Ting, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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The Application of Multi-Attribute Optimisation as a Systems Engineering Tool in an Automotive CAE Environment

Author: Sutton, P., 31 May 2012

Supervisor: Johnson, P. (Supervisor) & Hawley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Engineering (EngD)

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The development of industrially-relevant lipids from Rhodotorula species as a feedstock for fuels and commodity products

Author: Sargeant, L., 2 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Scott, R. (Supervisor) & Davidson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Simulation and Experimental Characterisation of the Torque Converter Damper System

Author: Aurora-Smith, A., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Turbocharger performance and surge definition on a steady flow turbocharger test stand

Author: Duda, T., 3 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Copeland, C. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Vehicle and engine biodiesel investigations

Author: Ali, H., 1 Aug 2011

Supervisor: Hawley, J. (Supervisor) & Bannister, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Vehicle emissions measurement

Author: Bannister, C., 2007

Supervisor: Hawley, J. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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