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Research Output

13 Citations (Scopus)

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

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37 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

Brace, C., Akehurst, S. & Hawley, G., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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9 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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40 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 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)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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

Akehurst, S. & Dowell, P., 2013, (Acceptance date) In : International Journal of Engine Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A novel approach to investigating advanced boosting strategies of future diesel engines

Akehurst, S. & Piddock, M., 11 Dec 2007, p. 261-276. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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)
68 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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
167 Downloads (Pure)

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

18 Citations (Scopus)

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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28 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)

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

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)
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

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)

Control strategy study of the series sequential turbocharging using 1-D simulation

Zhang, Q., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Burke, R., Capon, G., Smith, L., Garrett, S. & Zhang, K., 2013, ASME Turbo Expo, 2013: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition. San Antonio, U. S. A.: ASME, Vol. 5A.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cooling system changes: developing sound approaches for assessing on-engine system hardware

Piddock, M., Akehurst, S., Hawley, J. G. & Pegg, I., 21 May 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

27 Citations (Scopus)

CVT Rolling Traction Drives— A Review of Research Into Their Design, Functionality, and Modeling

Akehurst, S., Parker, D. A. & Schaaf, S., 2006, In : Journal of Mechanical Design. 128, 5, p. 1165-1176 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

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)

Design consideration and potential of the Milner CVT

Hunt, A., Akehurst, S. & Schaaf, S., 2006, p. 51-66. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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47 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)

Development and Optimisation of an Adaptive Safety Monitor

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
240 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a design tool for modelling and optimisation of the Milner CVT

Akehurst, S., Moyers, J., Hunt, A. & Schaaf, S., 13 May 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)
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14 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic modeling of the Milner continuously variable transmission - The basic kinematics

Akehurst, S., Parker, D. A. & Schaaf, S., Nov 2007, In : Journal of Mechanical Design. 129, 11, p. 1170-1178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
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12 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Engine cooling systems - developing sound approaches for assessing system hardware changes

Piddock, M., Akehurst, S., Hawley, J. G. & Pegg, I., May 2007, p. 311-321. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimated total energy transfer over an nedc through steady state performance evaluation

Lewis, A., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Robinson, K. & Pegg, I., 18 Jul 2013, ASME 2012 Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference, ICES 2012. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 993-1001 9 p. ICES2012-81192. (Proceedings of the Spring Technical Conference of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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4 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

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)

Extreme engine downsizing

Carey, C., McAllister, M., Sandford, M., Richardson, S., Pierson, S., Darnton, N., Bredda, S., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Turner, J., Pearson, R., Luard, N., Martinez-Botas, R., Copeland, C., Lewis, M. & Fernandes, J., 19 Oct 2011, Innovations in Fuel Economy and Sustainable Road Transport. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 135-147 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Citations (Scopus)

FEAD configurations focusing on CO2 benefits

Akehurst, S., Hawley, J. G., Pegg, I. & Piddock, M., 8 Mar 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper