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2019
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35 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis and Suppression of Induced Voltage Pulsation in DC Winding of Five-Phase Wound-Field Switched Flux Machines

Wu, Z., Zhu, Z. Q., Hua, W., Akehurst, S., Zhu, X., Hu, J., Li, H. & Zhu, J., 28 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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39 Downloads (Pure)

A review of water injection applied on the internal combustion engine

Zhu, S., Hu, B., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C., Lewis, A., Yuan, H., Kennedy, I., Bernards, J. & Branney, C., 15 Mar 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 184, p. 139-158 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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26 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel approaches to evaluation, modelling and emulation of advanced boosting systems

Akehurst, S., 22 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Sub-23 nm particulate emissions from a highly boosted GDI engine

Leach, F., Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Turner, J. & Richardson, D., 9 Sep 2019, In : SAE Technical Paper Series. 2019, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

The effect of fuel composition on particulate emissions from a highly boosted GDI engine - an evaluation of three particulate indices

Akehurst, S., Turner, J., Lewis, A., Leach, F., Stone, R., Cracknell, R., Shankar, V. & Richardson, D., 15 Sep 2019, In : Fuel. 252, p. 598-611 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Accuracy of diesel engine combustion metrics over the full range of engine operating conditions

Dowell, P. G., Burke, R. D. & Akehurst, S., 1 Jan 2018, Emissions Control Systems; Instrumentation, Controls, and Hybrids; Numerical Simulation; Engine Design and Mechanical Development. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2.

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

Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Development and Optimisation of an Adaptive Safety Monitor

Akehurst, S., Hillis, A. & Botes, F., 3 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Experimental analysis of the V-Charge variable drive supercharger system on a 1.0 L GTDI engine

Hu, B., Akehurst, S., Lewis, A. G. J., Lu, P., Millwood, D., Copeland, C., Chappell, E., De Freitas, A., Shawe, J. & Burtt, D., 1 Mar 2018, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 232, 4, p. 449-465 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Particulate emissions from a highly boosted gasoline direct injection engine

Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Turner, J., Leach, F., Stone, R., Richardson, D., Remmert, S., Cracknell, R. & Campbell, S., 1 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 19, 3, p. 347-359 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Real-world to Lab – Robust measurement requirements for future vehicle powertrains

Lewis, A., Chappell, E. & Akehurst, S., 28 Jun 2018, 13th International AVL Symposium on Propulsion Diagnostics.

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

The effect of oxygenate fuels on PN emissions from a highly boosted GDI engine

Leach, F. C. P., Stone, R., Richardson, D., Turner, J. W. G., Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Remmert, S., Campbell, S. & Cracknell, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Fuel. 225, p. 277-286 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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17 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
2017
Open Access
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9 Downloads (Pure)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

A real-time capable mixing controlled combustion model for highly diluted conditions

Dowell, P., Akehurst, S. & Burke, R., 15 Aug 2017, In : Energy. 133, p. 1035-1049 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
158 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)

Implementing full electric turbocharging systems on highly boosted gasoline engines

Zhang, Q., Lu, P., Dimitriou, P., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C., Zangeneh, M., Richards, B. & Fowler, G., 2017, ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition: Volume 8 :Microturbines, Turbochargers and Small Turbomachines; Steam Turbines. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. V008T26A032 10 p.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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554 Downloads (Pure)

Road bumps for electric cars

Leach, F., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Busch, I. H., Cairns, A., Davy, M. H., Gavaises, M., Heikal, M., Linne, M., Shayler, P., Stone, R., Taylor, A., Turner, J., Wyszynski, M., Xu, H. & Zhao, J. H., 2 Sep 2017, In : Economist (United Kingdom). 413, 9053

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2016

An improved rate of heat release model for modern high speed diesel engines

Dowell, P. G., Akehurst, S. & Burke, R. D., 1 Jan 2016, ASME 2016 Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference, ICEF 2016. U. S. A.: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. V001T05a003 16 p.

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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
19 Citations (Scopus)
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34 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Thermal management of a low cost range extender for electric vehicles

Agarwal, A., Rodrigues, L., Liu, D., Lewis, A. G. J., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J., Kirkpatrick, G. & Ash, L., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference (HEVC 2016). Institution of Engineering and Technology, p. 16

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Fuel efficiency optimization for a divided exhaust period regulated two-stage downsized SI engine

Hu, B., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Lu, P., Copeland, C. D. & Turner, J. W. G., Jun 2015, Microturbines, Turbochargers and Small Turbomachines; Steam Turbines. U. S. A.: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 8. p. V008T23A012 10 p.

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

Improving Heat Transfer and Reducing Mass in a Gasoline Piston using Additive Manufacturing

Copeland, C., Reyes Belmonte, M., Drummond, H., Hopkins, G., Schmieder, A., Bredda, S. W. & Akehurst, S., 2015, SAE Technical Paper. SAE International, 2015-01-0505

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the Performance of the Torotrak V-Charge Variable Drive Supercharger System on a 1.0L GTDI - Preliminary Simulation Results

Hu, B., Tang, H., Akehurst, S., De Freitas, A., Burtt, D. & Shawe, J., 1 Sep 2015, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2015-September, September

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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19 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting the nitrogen oxides emissions of a diesel engine using neural networks

Zhang, Q., Pennycott, A., Burke, R., Akehurst, S. & Brace, C., 14 Apr 2015, SAE Technical Papers. SAE International

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Review of turbocharger mapping and 1D modelling inaccuracies with specific focus on two-stage systems

Avola, C., Copeland, C., Duda, T., Burke, R., Akehurst, S. & Brace, C., 2 Jul 2015, SAE 12th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles (ICE), 2015. SAE International, 18 p. 2015-24-2523

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Study on the Effects of EGR Supply Configuration on Cylinder-to-Cylinder Dispersion and Engine Performance Using 1D-3D Co-Simulation

Dimitriou, P., Burke, R., Copeland, C. D. & Akehurst, S., 17 Nov 2015, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2015

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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6 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

A new turboexpansion concept in a twin-charged engine system

Hu, B., Copeland, C., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Romagnoli, A., Martinez-Botas, R. & Turner, J., 13 Oct 2014, SAE Technical Paper. SAE International, 2014-01-2596

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of supercharging boosting component for heavily downsized gasoline engines

Romagnoli, A., Wan-Salim, W. S. I., Gurunathan, B. A., Martinez-Botas, R. F., Turner, J. W. G., Luard, N., Jackson, R., Matteucci, L., Copeland, C., Akehurst, S., Lewis, A. G. J. & Brace, C. J., 1 Jan 2014, Institution of Mechanical Engineers - 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 13-26 14 p.

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

8 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the supercharging boosting component for heavily downsized gasoline engines

Copeland, C., Romagnoli, A., Wan-Salim, W. B., Gurunathan, B., Martinez-Botas, R., Turner, J., Luard, N., Jackson, R., Matteucci, L., Brace, C., Akehurst, S. & Lewis, A., 2014, IMECHE Turbocharger and Turbocharging Proceedings, 2014. IMechE Conference Transactions

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

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)