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2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Torque
Electric machinery
Engines
Electric losses
Torque control
2 Citations (Scopus)
Electric vehicles
Engines
Fuel economy
Exhaust manifolds
Costs

Position Estimation and Autonomous Control of a Quad Vehicle

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2015
10 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
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Turbocompounding coupled with a CVT driven supercharger

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

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

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

Hybrid vehicles
Dynamic programming
Controllers
Dynamometers
Chassis
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
147 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)
91 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)
102 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

2012
6 Citations (Scopus)
123 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
29 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
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

19 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
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Bearings (structural)
Coolants
Lubricants
Engines
Heat transfer
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)
Engine cylinders
Heat flux
Engines
Fuel injection
Coolants
7 Citations (Scopus)
Fuel consumption
Coolants
Engines
Exhaust gas recirculation
Temperature
2009
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
2008
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
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
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.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2004
2 Citations (Scopus)

Automated limit space characterization & mapping

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engines
Design of experiments
Fuel economy
MATLAB
Gasoline

Experimental techniques for instantaneous vehicle emissions measurement?

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Further investigations on time-alignment

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Exhaust gases
Conversion efficiency
Flow of gases
Time delay
Flow rate
4 Citations (Scopus)

On-vehicle controllable cooling jets

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Coolants
Cooling
Engines
Cylinder heads
Thermal gradients
8 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

2003
2 Citations (Scopus)

Actively controlled cooling jets

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

coolants
cooling
liquid metals
surface temperature
simulators
8 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.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

catalyst
sampling
alignment
calculation
vehicle
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
2001
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
2 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.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dilution
Torque
Engines
Powertrains
Gasoline
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
26 Citations (Scopus)

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

Direct injection
Diesel engines
Engines
Testbeds
Fuel consumption

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

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