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2017

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)
2012

Helping Ford create fuel efficient engines of the future

Hawley, G. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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)
2012

Efficiency Improvements in Generating Sets: KTA040

Robinson, K. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2015
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19 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
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)
19 Citations (Scopus)
2019
Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
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

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8 Citations (Scopus)
171 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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)
2014
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12 Citations (Scopus)
153 Downloads (Pure)
2013
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5 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)
2011

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)
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)
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)
2014

Ultra boost for economy: extending the limits of extreme engine downsizing

Turner, J. W. G., Popplewell, A., Patel, R., Johnson, T. R., Darnton, N. J., Richardson, S., Bredda, S. W., Tudor, R. J., Bithell, C. I., Jackson, R., Remmert, S. M., Cracknell, R. F., Fernandes, J. X., Lewis, A. G. J., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J., Copeland, C. D., Martinez-Botas, R., Romagnoli, A. & Burluka, A. A., 31 Dec 2014, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 7, 1, p. 387-417 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 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)
13 Citations (Scopus)

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)

The effect of divided exhaust period for improved performance in a highly downsized turbocharged gasoline engine

Hu, B., Brace, C., Akehurst, S., Copeland, C. & Turner, J. W. G., 2014, Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers - 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging. Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 27-39 13 p.

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

4 Citations (Scopus)
2012
Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)
2011

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

File
6 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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
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5 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)
2017
Open Access
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594 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Nonlinear Observer-Based Air-Fuel Ratio Control for Port Fuel Injected Wankel Engines

Chen, A. S., Herrmann, G., Na, J., Turner, M., Vorraro, G. & Brace, C., 31 Oct 2018, Proceedings 12th UKACC International Conference on Control, CONTROL 2018. IEEE, p. 224-229

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Don’t let the VW emissions scandal destroy your faith in the car industry

Brace, C., 26 Nov 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2012

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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
5 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

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)
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)
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

2012

Fuel Economy Measurement Accuracy and Process

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2015

Turbocompounding coupled with a CVT driven supercharger

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2013

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2: KTA061

Brace, C. J., 2013

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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)
2019

Driving Style Modelling with Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System and Real Driving Data

Feng, Y., Pickering, S., Chappell, E., Iravani, P. & Brace, C., 1 Jan 2019, Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation - Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation, 2018. Springer Verlag, p. 481-490 10 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 786).

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

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
59 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
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1 Citation (Scopus)
146 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)
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dynamic Models for Diesel NOx and CO2

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
41 Downloads (Pure)
2011

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

2013

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

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)