1986 …2018
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Research interests

Jos studied the measurement and prediction of pressure ripple in hydraulic pumps for his PhD. Following a period in the automotive engineering industry his research has been mainly involved with vehicle dynamics, especially active suspensions, towed vehicles and tilting three-wheeled vehicles. In addition, he has published in Engineering Education journals and is the winner of several national and international prizes for learning and teaching.

Teaching interests

Jos Darling is a Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He was the Undergraduate Director of Studies and more recently the Director of Teaching for a period of 20 years.  His current teaching includes First Yerar Solid Mechanics and Vehicle Dynamics at MEng and MSc level.

He has received the following awards and prizes for his teaching;

1987 IMechE Thomas Lowe Gray Award

1988 Esso Centenary Award

1994 University of Bath Mary Tasker Award for Teaching

1996 European Space Agency Team Achievement Award

2007 University of Bath Innovation in Learning and Teaching Award

2008 National Teaching Fellowship

2008 Third Place IMS UK Awards for Racing Academy Educational Game

2009 Best Application of Gaming & Simulation to Learning at the IMS Global Learning Awards 2009

2009 HEA Engineering Subject Centre Teaching Award

2011 University of Bath Leadership in Learning and Teaching Award.

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Projects 2010 2015

KTP with Bailey Caravans Ltd (4)

Darling, J., Hillis, A. & Wilson, M.

1/10/1431/10/15

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

KTP with Moulton Bicycle Company Limited

Darling, J., Hicks, B. J., Johnston, D. & Nassehi, A.

1/09/1031/08/12

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

KTP with Bailey Caravans Ltd 3rd Program

Darling, J. & Kim, A.

1/09/1031/08/12

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

KTP with Bailey Caravans Ltd

Darling, J., Dekoninck, E. & McManus, M.

11/01/1010/01/12

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1986 2018

Active Seat Suspensions for Automotive Applications

Alfadhli, A., Jan 2018, Bath. 231 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
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Seats
Controllers
Fuzzy logic
Vehicle suspensions
Force control
Open Access
Vehicle suspensions
Seats
State feedback
seats
controllers
Open Access
Seats
Fuzzy logic
Controllers
Front axles
Vehicle suspensions
3 Citations

The Control of an Active Seat with Vehicle Suspension Preview Information

Alfadhli, A. E. H. E., Darling, J. & Hillis, A. J., 20 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Vibration and Control. 24, 8, p. 1412-1426 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vehicle suspensions
Seats
Suspensions
Controllers
Force control

Wave-to-wire simulation of hydraulic wave energy converter

Zha, R., Hillis, A., Darling, J. & Plummer, A., 2017, ASME/BATH 2017 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. V001T01A047 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydraulics
Wire
Takeoff
Hydraulic motors
Synchronous generators

Thesis

Active Control of Narrow Tilting Vehicle Dynamics

Author: Robertson, J., 29 Apr 2014

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Active Seat Suspensions for Automotive Applications

Author: Alfadhli, A., 1 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Hillis, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Adaptive control of an active seat for occupant vibration reduction

Author: Gan, Z., 29 May 2015

Supervisor: Hillis, A. (Supervisor) & Darling, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Design and Development of a Lightweight Caravan Chassis and Suspension System

Author: Lewis, J., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Dynamics and Control of a Tilting Three Wheeled Vehicle

Author: Berote, J., 1 Jan 2010

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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