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Air-Fuel Ratio Control of Spark Ignition Engines With Unknown System Dynamics Estimator: Theory and Experiments

Na, J., Chen, A. S., Huang, Y., Aggarwal, A., Lewis, A., Burke, R., Brace, C. & Hermann, G., 9 Dec 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. p. 1-8 8 p.

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Design and Testing a Bespoke Cylinder Head Pulsating Flow Generator for a Turbocharger Gas Stand

Vijayakumar, R., Akehurst, S., Liu, Z., Reyes Belmonte, M., Brace, C., Liu, D. & Copeland, C., 8 Oct 2019, In : Energy. 116291.

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2018
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Vehicle Engine Torque Estimation via Unknown Input Observer and Adaptive Parameter Estimation

Na, J., Chen, A., Herrmann, G., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 1 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 67, 1, p. 409-422 14 p., 8010342.

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2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

A novel predictive semi-physical feed-forward turbocharging system transient control strategy based on mean-value turbocharger model

Tang, H., Copeland, C., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Davies, P., Pohorelsky, L., Smith, L. & Capon, G., 1 Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 8, p. 765-775

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Effect of inter-stage phenomena on the performance prediction of two-stage turbocharging systems

Avola, C., Copeland, C., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 1 Sep 2017, In : Energy. 134, p. 743-756

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2016

Are electric vehicles really the best option for greener driving?

Turner, J. & Brace, C., 4 Jan 2016, The Conversation.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
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2015

A New De-throttling Concept in a Twin-Charged Gasoline Engine System

Hu, B., Copeland, C., Lu, P., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Turner, J. W. G., Romagnoli, A. & Martinez-Botas, R., 14 Apr 2015, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 8, 4, p. 1553-1561

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7 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the application of variable geometry turbines to the downsized gasoline engine

Tang, H., Pennycott, A., Akehurst, S. & Brace, C., Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 16, 6, p. 810-825

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Don’t let the VW emissions scandal destroy your faith in the car industry

Brace, C., 26 Nov 2015, The Conversation.

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Investigation into the benefits of reduced oil flows in internal combustion engines

Burke, R. D., Brace, C. J., Stark, R. & Pegg, I., 1 Jun 2015, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 16, 4, p. 503-517 15 p.

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Modelling and heuristic control of a parallel hybrid electric vehicle

Enang, W., Bannister, C., Brace, C. & Vagg, C., 1 Sep 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 229, 11, p. 1494-1513 20 p.

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SuperGen on ultraboost: variable-speed centrifugal supercharging as an enabling technology for extreme engine downsizing

Turner, J. W. G., Popplewell, A., Marshall, D. J., Johnson, T. R., Barker, L., King, J., Martin, J., Lewis, A. G. J., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J. & Copeland, C. D., 14 Apr 2015, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 8, 4, p. 1602-1615 13 p.

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2014
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Ultra boost for economy: extending the limits of extreme engine downsizing

Turner, J. W. G., Popplewell, A., Patel, R., Johnson, T. R., Darnton, N. J., Richardson, S., Bredda, S. W., Tudor, R. J., Bithell, C. I., Jackson, R., Remmert, S. M., Cracknell, R. F., Fernandes, J. X., Lewis, A. G. J., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J., Copeland, C. D., Martinez-Botas, R., Romagnoli, A. & Burluka, A. A., 31 Dec 2014, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 7, 1, p. 387-417 31 p.

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105 Citations (Scopus)
2013
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Development and field trial of a driver assistance system to encourage eco-driving in light commercial vehicle fleets

Vagg, C., Brace, C. J., Hari, D., Akehurst, S., Poxon, J. & Ash, L., Jun 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 14, 2, p. 796-805 10 p., 6459602.

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2012
1 Citation (Scopus)
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2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical approach to predicting heat transfer within single- and twin-skin automotive exhaust systems

Bannister, C. D., Brace, C. J., Taylor, J., Brooks, T. & Fraser, N., Jul 2011, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 225, 7, p. 913-929 17 p.

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2010
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The effect of engine and transmission oil viscometrics on vehicle fuel consumption

Hawley, J. G., Bannister, C. D., Brace, C. J., Akehurst, S., Pegg, I. & Avery, M. R., 1 Sep 2010, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 224, 9, p. 1213-1228 16 p.

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The use of multi-variate models for the prediction of heat transfer in vehicle exhaust systems

Bannister, C. D., Brace, C. J., Taylor, J., Brooks, T. & Fraser, N., Mar 2010, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 224, 3, p. 369-385 17 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Experimental characterisation of heat transfer in exhaust pipe sections.

Bannister, C., Brace, C., Lock, G., Taylor, J., Brooks, T. & Fraser, N., Apr 2009, In : SAE International Journal of Materials & Manufacturing. 1, 1, p. 136-144 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
26 Citations (Scopus)
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2008
27 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
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2006
4 Citations (Scopus)