Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

  • United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2019

Ab initio calculation of rarefied flows of helium-neon mixture: classical vs quantum scatterings

Zhu, L., Wu, L., Zhang, Y. & Sharipov, F., 27 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 145, 11 p., 118765.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neon
Helium
neon
rarefied gases
helium
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Boltzmann equation
Couette flow
slip
accommodation coefficient
Momentum
2 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative study of the DSBGK and DVM methods for low-speed rarefied gas flows

Ho, M. T., Li, J., Wu, L., Reese, J. M. & Zhang, Y., 15 Mar 2019, In : Computers and Fluids. 181, p. 143-159 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow of gases
Mach number
Program processors
Costs
Statistical methods
4 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative study on the cyclic plasticity and fatigue failure behavior of different subzones in CrNiMoV steel welded joint

Guo, S-J., Wang, R-Z., Chen, H. & Xuan, F-Z., 31 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Mechanical Science. 150, p. 66-78 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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welded joints
Steel
plastic properties
Plasticity
Welds
3 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic loading beneath hypersonic transitional and turbulent boundary layers

Ritos, K., Drikakis, D. & Kokkinakis, I. W., 17 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 441, p. 50-62 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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hypersonic boundary layer
turbulent boundary layer
Hypersonic aerodynamics
Boundary layers
Turbulence

Adaptive multi-population inflationary differential evolution

Di Carlo, M., Vasile, M. & Minisci, E., 15 Jul 2019, In : Soft Computing. 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Differential Evolution
Restart
Evolutionary Computation
Differential Evolution Algorithm
Evolutionary algorithms
hardening
Hardening
Kinematics
kinematics
evaluation

Advances in aeroacoustics research: recent developments and perspectives

Karabasov, S., Ayton, L., Wu, X. & Afsar, M., 25 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aeroacoustics
aeroacoustics
Aviation
research and development
Research and Development

A fast spectral method for the Uehling-Uhlenbeck equation for quantum gas mixtures: homogeneous relaxation and transport coefficients

Wu, L., 29 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Computational Physics. p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas Mixture
Transport Coefficients
spectral methods
Spectral Methods
Shear Viscosity

A general approach to modeling jet-turbulence interaction problems using rapid-distortion theory

Afsar, M., 7 Nov 2019. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Turbulence
Flow fields
Acoustics
Acoustic waves
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Kinetic theory of gases
Galerkin method
Galerkin methods
kinetic equations
mesh

A high order off-lattice kinetic method for high speed flows with a moderate Knudsen number

Wang, P. & Zhang, Y., 5 Aug 2019, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 2132, 1, 7 p., 130013.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

Knudsen flow
high speed
kinetics
polynomials
sod

A kinetic BGK edge-based scheme including vibrational and electronic energy modes for high-Mach flows

Fossati, M., Mogavero, A., Herrera-Montojo, J., Scoggins, J. B. & Magin, T., 15 May 2019, In : Computers and Fluids. 185, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic theory of gases
Mach number
Hypersonic flow
Kinetics
Supersonic flow

A memetic approach to the solution of constrained min-max problems

Filippi, G. & Vasile, M., 13 Jun 2019. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Large scale systems
Optimal design
Uncertainty

A methodology for designing decentralised energy systems with predictive control for heat pumps and thermal storage

Lyden, A. & Tuohy, P., 13 Aug 2019, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 8 p., 06014.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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Pumps
methodology
energy
modeling
demand-side management

A methodology to quantify the geometrical complexity of the abdominal aortic aneurysm

Kyriakou, F., Dempster, W. & Nash, D., 22 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 12 p., 17379.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm
Anatomy
Stents
Transplants

A modified constitutive model for tensile deformation of 9%Cr steel under prior fatigue loading

Zhang, W., Wang, X., Chen, H., Zhang, T. & Gong, J., 30 Sep 2019, In : Mechanics of Materials. 136, 12 p., 103093.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensile deformation
Steel
Constitutive models
Fatigue damage
steels
Network layers
Large scale systems
Uncertainty
Mathematical models
8 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-level parallel solver for rarefied gas flows in porous media

Ho, M. T., Zhu, L., Wu, L., Wang, P., Guo, Z., Li, Z-H. & Zhang, Y., 31 Jan 2019, In : Computer Physics Communications. 234, p. 14-25 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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rarefied gases
gas flow
Flow of gases
Porous materials
Kinetic theory of gases
boundary element method
viscous fluids
Finite difference method
Physics
physics
ray tracing
Green's functions
acoustics
Rayleigh equations
Reynolds stress
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of a horizontal-axis tidal turbine performance in the presence of regular and irregular waves using two control strategies

Ordonez-Sanchez, S., Allmark, M., Porter, K., Ellis, R., Lloyd, C., Santic, I., O'Doherty, T. & Johnstone, C., 24 Jan 2019, In : Energies. 12, 3, 22 p., 367.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Turbine
Control Strategy
Irregular
Turbines
Horizontal

Analysis of a rotary passive heat recovery device for natural ventilation windcatcher

O'Connor, D., Calautit, J. K., Calautit, J. K., Calautit, K., Hughes, B. R. & Pantua, C., 19 Aug 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 556, p. 1-8 8 p., 012001.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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Waste heat utilization
Ventilation
Temperature
Heat losses
Pressure drop

Analysis of responsive satellite manoeuvres using graph theoretical techniques

McGrath, C. N., Clark, R. A. & Macdonald, M., 16 Jul 2019. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Satellites
Propellants
Disasters
Propulsion
Spacecraft

An experimental study on the data-driven structural health monitoring of large wind turbine blades using a single accelerometer and actuator

García, D. & Tcherniak, D., 15 Jul 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 127, p. 102-119 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring
Accelerometers
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Actuators

An investigation into Reynolds scaling and solidity for a HATT tidal turbine

Allmark, M., Ordonez-Sanchez, S., Wang, S., Kang, Y. S., Jo, C-H., O'Doherty, T. & Johnstone, C., 1 Sep 2019. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Turbines
Rotors
Testing
Turbomachine blades
Reynolds number

An optimization approach for designing optimal tracking campaigns for low-resources deep-space missions

Gentile, L., Greco, C., Minisci, E., Bartz-Beielstein, T. & Vasile, M., 25 Oct 2019. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Spacecraft
Satellites
Asteroids
Global optimization
Chromosomes
1 Citation (Scopus)

A note on a design protocol for deoxygenation of water

Zekos, I. & Stack, M. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Electrochemistry Communications. 103, p. 12-16 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Water
Nitrogen
Electrochemical corrosion
Pressurization
Communication
1 Citation (Scopus)
Strain hardening
Fatigue of materials
Cyclic loads
Materials properties
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

A numerical formulation and algorithm for limit and shakedown analysis of large-scale elastoplastic structures

Peng, H., Liu, Y. & Chen, H., 31 Jan 2019, In : Computational Mechanics . 63, 1, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Elasto-plastic
Multiplier
Formulation
Mathematical programming
Stiffness matrix
4 Citations (Scopus)

Application of discrete unified gas kinetic scheme to thermally induced nonequilibrium flows

Zhu, L. & Guo, Z., 30 Oct 2019, In : Computers and Fluids. 193, 12 p., 103613.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Kinetic theory of gases
Creep
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Open Access
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Debris
Traveling salesman problem
Nonlinear programming
Transcription

A relaxed multi-direct-forcing immersed boundary-cascaded lattice Boltzmann method accelerated on GPU

Zhang, Y., Pan, G., Zhang, Y. & Haeri, S., 4 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Computer Physics Communications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delta functions
Shear flow
Enclosures
Sedimentation
Linear systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

A review of artificial neural network models for ambient air pollution prediction

Cabaneros, S. M., Calautit, J. K. & Hughes, B. R., 1 Sep 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 119, p. 285-304 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Air pollution
artificial neural network
ambient air
atmospheric pollution
Neural networks

Artificial intelligence for the early design phases of space missions

Berquand, A., Murdaca, F., Riccardi, A., Soares, T., Gerené, S., Brauer, N. & Kumar, K., 20 Jun 2019, 2019 IEEE Aerospace Conference. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 20 p.

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

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Artificial intelligence
Expert systems
Ontology
Concurrent engineering
Inference engines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the performance potential of climate adaptive greenhouse shells

Lee, C., Hoes, P., Cóstola, D. & Hensen, J. L. M., 15 May 2019, In : Energy. 175, p. 534-545 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouses
Profitability
Energy conservation
Agriculture
Crops
Glass fibers
Pyrolysis
Composite materials
Processing
Polypropylenes

Autonomous generation of observation schedules for tracking satellites with structured-chromosome GA optimisation

Greco, C., Gentile, L., Filippi, G., Minisci, E., Vasile, M. & Bartz-Beielstein, T., 10 Jun 2019, 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, p. 497-505 9 p. 8790101

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

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Chromosomes
Earth (planet)
Satellites
Space debris
State estimation
3 Citations (Scopus)

A versatile lattice Boltzmann model for immiscible ternary fluid flows

Yu, Y., Liu, H., Liang, D. & Zhang, Y., 15 Jan 2019, In : Physics of Fluids. 31, 1, 14 p., 012108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fluid flow
interfacial tension
fluids
shear flow
triangles

Burst pressures of high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes considering the notch effect: testing and prediction

Zheng, X., Wang, J. & Chen, H., 5 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Testing and Evaluation. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Pipe
Testing
Fracture toughness

Capabilities of a nano-LIDAR for future reconnaissance missions to NEOs

Walker, L. & Vasile, M., 25 Oct 2019. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Asteroids
Range finders
Avalanche photodiodes
Spacecraft
Photons

Centrifugal instabilities in curved free shear layers: direct computations in the nonlinear regime

Es-Sahli, O., Sescu, A. & Afsar, M., 26 Nov 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

shear layers
vortices
wall flow
dump combustors
backward facing steps

CFD based design optimization of a cabinet nitrogen generator

Gutiérrez, B. A., Minisci, E. & Chisholm, G., 1 Jan 2019, Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design Optimization and Control With Applications to Industrial and Societal Problems. Andrés-Pérez, E., González, L., Periaux, J., Gauger, N., Quagliarella, D. & Giannakoglou, K. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 247-260 14 p. (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences; vol. 49).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Computational Fluid Dynamics
Nitrogen
Cooling
Computational fluid dynamics
Generator

Characterisation of the eddy dissipation model for the analysis of hydrogen-fuelled scramjets

Hoste, J. J. O. E., Fossati, M., Taylor, I. J. & Gollan, R. J., 1 Apr 2019, In : Aeronautical Journal. 123, 1262, p. 536-565 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hydrogen
Fuel injection
Kinetics
Struts
Combustors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Combining mathematical modelling with in vitro experiments to predict in vivo drug-eluting stent performance

McKittrick, C. M., McKee, S., Kennedy, S., Oldroyd, K., Wheel, M., Pontrelli, G., Dixon, S., McGinty, S. & McCormick, C., 10 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Controlled Release. 303, p. 151-161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug-Eluting Stents
Stents
Sirolimus
Theoretical Models
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Comparative study of the discrete velocity and the moment method for rarefied gas flows

Yang, W., Gu, X. J., Emerson, D., Zhang, Y. & Tang, S., 5 Aug 2019, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 2132, 9 p., 120006.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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rarefied gases
gas flow
comparative study
velocity distribution
distribution functions

Constraint modified time dependent failure assessment diagram (TDFAD) based on C(t)-A2(t) theory for creep crack

Dai, Y., Liu, Y., Qin, F., Chao, Y. J. & Chen, H., 25 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creep
cracks
diagrams
Cracks
Toughness

Convective effects and traveling waves in transparent oxide materials processed with the floating zone technique

Lappa, M., 30 Mar 2019, Recent Studies in Materials Science. Lind, P. R. (ed.). Hauppauge, NY, p. 97-150 54 p. (Materials Science and Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Zone melting
Oxides
Noble Gases
Inert gases
Buoyancy

Creep-fatigue endurance of a superheater tube plate under non-isothermal loading and multi-dwell condition

Cho, N-K., Wang, R-Z., Ma, Z., Chen, H. & Xuan, F-Z., 31 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Mechanical Science. 161-162, 30 p., 105048.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superheater tubes
dwell
endurance
Creep
Durability

Creep fatigue life assessment of hydrogenation reactor manufactured of 2.25Cr-1Mo steel using the linear matching method framework

Ma, Z., Wang, X., Chen, H. & Xuan, F., 8 May 2019, ESIA15 & ISSI-2019 Joint Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment. Preston, UK, 11 p.

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

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Hydrogenation
Creep
Fatigue of materials
Steel
Fatigue damage