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  • Chris Brace
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

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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

2011

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)
2012
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14 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

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

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)
2 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

Air Charge Management Turbo Centre

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

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

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16 Downloads (Pure)
2013
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5 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)
2011
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11 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Thermal management of a low cost range extender for electric vehicles

Agarwal, A., Rodrigues, L., Liu, D., Lewis, A. G. J., Akehurst, S., Brace, C. J., Kirkpatrick, G. & Ash, L., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference (HEVC 2016). Institution of Engineering and Technology, p. 16

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
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

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

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14 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)
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)
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

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

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)
2011
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)
2011
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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)
2012
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
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

2017
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)

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
2016

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

Position Estimation and Autonomous Control of a Quad Vehicle

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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)
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

2016

Numerical investigation of two-stage turbocharging systems performance

Avola, C., Copeland, C., Burke, R. & Brace, C., 9 Oct 2016, ASME 2016 Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference, ICEF 2016. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ICEF2016-9449

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Second Generation Hybrid System Design for Reduced CO2

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

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2017
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726 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

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17 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)
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)
74 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)
Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)