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  • Chris Brace
2013
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5 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

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)
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

2012

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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14 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2011

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)
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)
2012

Helping Ford create fuel efficient engines of the future

Hawley, G. & Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

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)
2013
6 Citations (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

Open Access
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47 Citations (Scopus)
171 Downloads (Pure)
2012

New hybrid van technology will reduce carbon emissions in commercial vehicles

Brace, C., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Fuel Economy Measurement Accuracy and Process

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2011
Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
164 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
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16 Downloads (Pure)
2011
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
163 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
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14 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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

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

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)
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

8 Citations (Scopus)
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

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)
2011
Open Access
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23 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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)
19 Citations (Scopus)
2012
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

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)
2014

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)
2015

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

2014

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)
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

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2015

A throttle loss recovery concept using an expander for a 2.0 litre turbocharged gasoline engine

Lu, P., Hu, B. & Brace, C., 2015, ASME Turbo Expo 2015: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition: Volume 8: Microturbines, Turbochargers and Small Turbomachines; Steam Turbines. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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

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)

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
2017
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

2018
Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Modelling and heuristic control of a parallel hybrid electric vehicle

Enang, W., Bannister, C., Brace, C. & Vagg, C., 1 Sep 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 229, 11, p. 1494-1513 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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17 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)
2014
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)
2017
Open Access
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726 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)