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2020

Control-oriented modelling of a Wankel rotary engine: a synthesis approach of state space and neural networks

Chen, A. S., Vorraro, G., Turner, M., Islam, R., Herrmann, G., Burgess, S., Brace, C., Turner, J. & Bailey, N., 27 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press). 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016

A Study on Dynamic Torque Cancellation in a Range Extender Unit

Liu, D., Rodrigues, L., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Kirkpatrick, G. & Ash, L., 5 Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Position Estimation and Autonomous Control of a Quad Vehicle

Feng, Y., Iravani, P. & Brace, C., 14 Sep 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2015

Adaptive Input and Parameter Estimation with Application to Engine Torque Estimation

Na, J., Herrmann, G., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 15 Dec 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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11 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

Turbocompounding coupled with a CVT driven supercharger

Brace, C. & Lu, P., 2015.

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2014

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and analytical investigation of implementing a ball bearing turbocharger on a production diesel engine

Zhang, N., Burke, R. D., Duda, T., Brace, C. J., Akehurst, S., Capon, G., Dowell, P. G. & Davies, P., 13 May 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation study of divided exhaust period for a regulated two-stage downsized SI engine

Hu, B., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C. & Turner, J., 13 Oct 2014.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Split exhaust period for extremely downsized turbocharged SI engine

Hu, B., Brace, C. J., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C. & Turner, J. W. G., 2014.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
232 Downloads (Pure)
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5 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
143 Downloads (Pure)

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

4 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of Cyclic Combustion Variability in Gasoline Engines

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Dynamic Models for Diesel NOx and CO2

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

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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2011

Analysis of energy flows in engine coolant, structure and lubricant during warm-up

Burke, R. D., Brace, C. J., Lewis, A., Cox, A. & Pegg, I., 2011, p. 167-176. 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
2009

The effect of forced cool down on cold start test repeatability

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2008

Experimental Characterisation of Heat Transfer in Exhaust Pipe Sections

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2007

Automated calibration of an analytical wall-wetting model

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2006

The effect of exhaust aftertreatment and engine temperature on IOLS for CVT powertrains

Gutiérrez Magaña, J. A. & Brace, C. J., 2 Oct 2006, p. 169-187. 19 p.

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2004

Automated limit space characterization & mapping

Ward, M. C., Brace, C. J., Vaughan, N. D. & Kennedy, G., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental techniques for instantaneous vehicle emissions measurement?

North, R. J., Hawley, J. G., Ochieng, W. Y. & Brace, C. J., 7 Dec 2004.

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Further investigations on time-alignment

Hawley, J. G., Bannister, C., Brace, C. J., Cox, A., Ketcher, D. & Stark, R., 8 Mar 2004.

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On-vehicle controllable cooling jets

Hawley, J. G., Veganas, A. & Brace, C. J., 8 Mar 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Citations (Scopus)

Potential of a Controllable Engine Cooling System to Reduce NOx Emissions in Diesel Engines

Pang, H. H., Brace, C. J. & Akehurst, S., 8 Mar 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Actively controlled cooling jets

Vagenas, A., Hawley, J. G., Brace, C. J., Robinson, K., Campbell, N. A. F. & Joyce, S., Mar 2003. 12 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of time-alignment on the calculation of mass emissions on a chassis rolls dynamometer

Hawley, J. G., Cox, A., Brace, C. J., Ketcher, D. & Stark, R., Mar 2003.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2002

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

13 Citations (Scopus)
2001

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

34 Citations (Scopus)

Preliminary investigation of dilution strategies to control engine torque during transient events

Maugham, R. D., Brace, C. J., Vaughan, N. D. & Murray, S. W., 2001.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Application of EGR and VGT Control Strategies to an HSDI Diesel Engine

Wijetunge, R. S., Brace, C. J., Hawley, J. G., Vaughan, N. D., Cumming, B. & Bird, G. L., 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1999

Dynamic behavior of a high speed direct injection diesel engine

Wijetunge, R. S., Brace, C. J., Hawley, J. G., Vaughan, N. D., Horrocks, R. W. & Bird, G. L., 1999.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

26 Citations (Scopus)

Investigations of the Transient Interactions of EGR and Variable Geometry Turbocharger Control in a Diesel Engine

Brace, C. J., Wijetunge, R. S., Hawley, J. G., Vaughan, N. D., Horrocks, R. W. & Bird, G. L., 1999.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

10 Citations (Scopus)