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  • Chris Brace
2015

Turbocompounding coupled with a CVT driven supercharger

Brace, C. & Lu, P., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016

Analysis and comparison of the performance of an inverted brayton cycle and turbo-compounding with decoupled turbine and cvt driven compressor for small automotive engines

Lu, P., Brace, C., Hu, B. & Copeland, C., 2016, Microturbines, Turbochargers and Small Turbomachines; Steam Turbines. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 13 p. GT2016-57675. (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 8).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Are electric vehicles really the best option for greener driving?

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

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2012

Efficiency Improvements in Generating Sets: KTA040

Robinson, K. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2019

Modelling Axisymmetric Centrifugal Compressor Characteristics from First Principles

Powers, K., Brace, C., Budd, C., Copeland, C. & Milewski, P., 12 Feb 2019, (Acceptance date) Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2019: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. GT2019-90091

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

Modelling axisymmetric centrifugal compressor characteristics from first principles

Powers, K. H., Brace, C. J., Budd, C. J., Copeland, C. D. & Milewski, P. A., 1 Jan 2019, Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 14 p. GT-2019-90091. (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 2A-2019).

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

2012

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)
2016
19 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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)
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Simulation study of divided exhaust period for a two-stage-regulated downsized SI engine

Hu, B., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C. & Turner, J., 2014, SAE Technical Paper. SAE International, 2014-01-2550

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Fuel Economy Measurement Accuracy and Process

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2013

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)
2016

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)
2011
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)
2014

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)
2012

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2014

The application of the superGen electromechanical centrifugal supercharger to the ultraboost extreme downsizing engine

Turner, J. W. G., Marshall, D., Patel, R., Popplewell, A., Richardson, S., Barker, L., Martin, J., Lewis, A. J. G., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J. & Copeland, C. D., 6 Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

2013

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)

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

2012
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)
2015

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)
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)
2011
Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)
159 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Adaptive Input and Parameter Estimation with Application to Engine Torque Estimation

Na, J., Herrmann, G., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 15 Dec 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
14 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
47 Citations (Scopus)
166 Downloads (Pure)
2016
File
39 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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

7 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Adaptive air-fuel ratio control for spark ignition engines with time-varying parameter estimation

Chen, A. S., Na, J., Herrmann, G., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 21 Mar 2018, Proceedings of 2017 9th International Conference On Modelling, Identification and Control, ICMIC 2017. IEEE, Vol. 2018-March. p. 1074-1079 6 p.

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2015
Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)
206 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Position Estimation and Autonomous Control of a Quad Vehicle

Feng, Y., Iravani, P. & Brace, C., 14 Sep 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2012

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
File
8 Citations (Scopus)
178 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Downloads (Pure)
2018
Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
2012

New hybrid van technology will reduce carbon emissions in commercial vehicles

Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2014

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

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)
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

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)