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  • Chris Brace
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)
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11 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)

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)
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

Practical approach to thermo-dynamic modelling of diesel engine emissions

Burke, R., Fath, B., Akehurst, S., Brace, C., Baumann, W. & Wascheck, R., 2011, Design of Experiments (DoE) in Engine Development,( 6th ed.). Berlin, Germany: Expert Verlag, p. 88-103

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

Spatially resolved heat flux measurements from a HSDI engine over NEDC

Lewis, A., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Robinson, K. & Pegg, I., 2011, Institution of Mechanical Engineers - VTMS 10, Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference and Exhibition. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 119-129 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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23 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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
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8 Citations (Scopus)
193 Downloads (Pure)

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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14 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Dynamic Models for Diesel NOx and CO2

Burke, R., Zhang, Q. & Brace, C., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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45 Downloads (Pure)

Efficiency Improvements in Generating Sets: KTA040

Robinson, K. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Fuel Economy Measurement Accuracy and Process

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Helping Ford create fuel efficient engines of the future

Hawley, G. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

New hybrid van technology will reduce carbon emissions in commercial vehicles

Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2

Brace, C., Akehurst, S. & Plummer, A., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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

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36 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of advanced combustion control features on the performance of a highly downsized gasoline engine

Lewis, A., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. & Giles, K., 27 Nov 2012, Proceedings of the FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress. Berlin: Springer, Vol. 189. p. 105-117 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 189).

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

2013

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)
Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)
19 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)

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)
171 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
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2 Citations (Scopus)
263 Downloads (Pure)
11 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)

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

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2: KTA061

Brace, C. J., 2013

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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
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1 Citation (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)
6 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

5 Citations (Scopus)
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)
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)