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2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Damage assessment for wind turbine blades based on a multivariate statistical approach

Garcia Cava, D., Tcherniak, D. & Trendafilova, I., 24 Aug 2015, Journal of Physics Conference Series: DAMAS 2015. Vol. 628. 9 p. 012086. (Journal of Physics: Conference Series; vol. 628).

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Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Delamination
Spectrum analysis
Laminates

Modelling of metal-to-metal seals in a pressure relief valve using advanced FE-analysis

Gorash, Y., Dempster, W., Nicholls, W. & Hamilton, R., 21 Apr 2015, Surface Effects and Contact Mechanics including Tribology XII: Proceedings of Contact and Surface 2015 Conference. de Hosson, J. T. M., Hadfield, M. & Brebbia, C. A. (eds.). Southampton, Vol. 91. p. 247-258 12 p. (WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences; vol. 91, no. XII).

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Pressure relief valves
Seals
Metals
Fluid
Fluids

Performance evaluation of artificial neural network-based shaping algorithm for planetary pinpoint guidance

Simo, J., Furfaro, R. & Mueting, J., Sep 2015, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. USA, Vol. 155. p. 2233-2248 16 p. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 155).

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Landing
Learning algorithms
Artificial intelligence
Spacecraft
Learning systems
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

Coherent Rayleigh-Brillouin scattering: influence of the intermolecular potential

Wu, L., White, C., Scanlon, T., Reese, J. & Zhang, Y., 9 Dec 2014, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics. Vol. 1628. p. 648-652 5 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings Series; vol. 1628).

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Brillouin scattering
Rayleigh scattering
Knudsen flow
scattering
Kinetics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Concepts for a geostationary-like polar missions

Macdonald, M., Anderson, P., Carrea, L., Dobke, B., Embury, O., Merchant, C. & Bensi, P., 22 Sep 2014, Sensors, Systems and Next-Feneration Satellites XVIII: Proceedings of SPIE 2014. Meynart, R., Neeck, S. P. & Shimoda, H. (eds.). Vol. 9241. 16 p.

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Orbits
Image sensors
Remote sensing
Poles
Lead

Dynamical analysis of an orbiting three-rigid-body system

Pagnozzi, D. & Biggs, J., 10 Dec 2014, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences (ICNPAA 14). Vol. 1637. p. 786-795 10 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1637).

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Rigid Body
Hamiltonians
Hamiltonian Dynamics
Chaotic Motion
Phase Portrait

Dynamical systems techniques for designing libration point orbits in proximity of highly-inhomogeneous planetary satellites: Application to the Mars-Phobos elliptic three-body problem with additional gravity harmonics

Zamaro, M. & Biggs, J., 10 Dec 2014, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences (ICNPAA 14). Vol. 1637. p. 1228-1240 13 p. (AIP Conference Series; vol. 1637).

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Three-body Problem
Mars
Elliptic Problems
Proximity
Gravity

Gossamer roadmap technology reference study for a multiple NEO rendezvous mission

Dachwald, B. & Macdonald, M., Mar 2014, Advances in Solar Sailing. Macdonald, M. (ed.). Germany, Vol. 1. p. 211-216 6 p. (Springer Praxis Books: Astronautical Engineering; vol. 1).

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Gossamer roadmap technology reference study for a solar polar mission

Macdonald, M., McGrath, C., Appourchaux, T., Dachwald, B., Finsterle, W., Gizon, L., Liewer, P. C., McInnes, C., Mengali, G., Seboldt, W., Sekii, T., Solanki, S. K., Velli, M., Wimmer-Schweingruber, R. F., Spietz, P. & Reinhard, R., Mar 2014, Advances in Solar Sailing. Macdonald, M. (ed.). Germany, Vol. 1. p. 243-258 16 p. (Springer Praxis Books: Astronautical Engineering; vol. 1).

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ice ridge
payloads
Spacecraft
boom
budgets

Gossamer roadmap technology reference study for a sub-L1 Space weather mission

McInnes, C., Bothmer, V., Dachwald, B., Geppert, U. R. M. E., Heiligers, J., Hilgers, A., Johnson, L., Macdonald, M., Reinhard, R., Seboldt, W. & Spietz, P., Mar 2014, Advances in Solar Sailing. Macdonald, M. (ed.). Germany, Vol. 1. p. 227-242 16 p. (Springer Praxis Books: Astronautical Engineering; vol. 1).

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ice ridge
weather
Orbital transfer
Spacecraft
Demonstrations

Multiscale simulation of nano-fluidic networks

Stephenson, D., Lockerby, D. A., Borg, M. K. & Reese, J. M., 1 Aug 2014, ASME 2014 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels collocated with the ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting. 10 p. ICNMM2014-2114

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Fluidics
Molecular dynamics
Boundary conditions
Computer simulation
Aspect ratio
6 Citations (Scopus)

Recent advances in laser ablation modelling for asteroid deflection methods

Thiry, N. & Vasile, M., 17 Sep 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Nanophotonics, Macrophotonics for Space Environments VIII. Taylor, E. W. & Cardimona, D. A. (eds.). San Diego, California, Vol. 9226. 922608

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Asteroids
Laser Ablation
Laser ablation
asteroids
Deflection

SOLARIS: Solar sail investigation of the Sun

Appourchaux, T., Auchère, F., Antonucci, E., Gizon, L., Macdonald, M., Hara, H., Sekii, T., Moses, D. & Vourlidas, A., Mar 2014, Advances in Solar Sailing. Macdonald, M. (ed.). Germany, Vol. 1. p. 259-268 (Springer Praxis Books: Astronautical Engineering; vol. 1).

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Space-based geoengineering solutions

McInnes, C., Bewick, R. & Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P., 22 May 2014, Geoengineering of the Climate System : Issues in Environmental Science and Technology. Harrison, R. (ed.). London, UK, p. 186-211 26 p.

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Incident solar radiation
insolation
Sun
Dust
Earth (planet)

Two critical issues in Langevin simulation of gas flows

Zhang, J., Sep 2014, Rarefied Gas Dynamics 2014: Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics. Vol. 1328. p. 1087-1094 8 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1328).

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Gas Flow
Flow of gases
Monte Carlo methods
Direct Simulation Monte Carlo
Langevin Equation
2013

A multi-directional modified Physarum algorithm for optimal multi-objective discrete decision making

Masi, L. & Vasile, M., Aug 2013, EVOLVE : A bridge Between Probability, Set Oriented Numerics and Evolutionary Computation III. Berlin, 19 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence Series).

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Decision making
Vehicle routing
4 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental validation of residual stresses in weld clad pipelines

Schnier, G., Wood, J. & Galloway, A., 15 Aug 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics & Computation: Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics & Computation. p. 613-617

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Residual stresses
Welds
Pipelines
Fatigue of materials
Dissimilar materials

Available asteroid resources in the Earth's neighbourhood

Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P. & McInnes, C., 16 Oct 2013, Asteroids: Prospective energy and material resources. Badescu, V. (ed.). Vol. XXXVIII. p. 439-458

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Asteroids
asteroid
Orbits
Earth (planet)
resource

Halo orbit targeting guidance via higher order sliding techniques

Simo, J., Fufaro, R. & Wibben, D., 11 Aug 2013, Advances in Astronautical Sciences: Astrodynamics 2013. Broschart, S. B., Turner, J. D., Howell, K. & Hoots, F. (eds.). Hilton Head SC, Vol. 150. p. 2341-2354 14 p. AAS 13-860. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 150, no. I-III).

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Orbits
Sun
Earth (planet)
Control theory
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple sliding surface guidance for planetary landing: tuning and optimization via reinforcement learning

Wibben, D., Gaudet, B., Furfaro, R. & Simo, J., 10 Feb 2013, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences: Spaceflight Mechanics 2013. Tanygin, S., Park, R. S., Starchville Jnr., T. F. & Newman, L. K. (eds.). San Diego, CA, Vol. 148. p. 1881-1900 10 p. AAS 13-328. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 148).

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Electronic guidance systems
Reinforcement learning
Landing
Tuning
Trajectories

Neural-based trajectory shaping approach for terminal planetary pinpoint guidance

Furaro, R., Simo, J., Gaudet, B. & Wibben, D., 11 Aug 2013, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences: Astrodynamics 2013. Broschart, S., Turner, J., Howell, K. & Hoots, F. (eds.). Hilton Head SC, Vol. 150. p. 2557-2574 AAS 13-875. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 150, no. I-III).

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Trajectories
Landing
Spacecraft
Neural networks
2 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for asteroid retrieval missions

Garcia Yarnoz, D., Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P. & McInnes, C., 23 Sep 2013, Asteroids: Prospective Energy and Material Resources. London, p. 479-505, Chapter 21 32 p.

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Asteroids
asteroid
Earth (planet)
Orbits
Energy transfer
1 Citation (Scopus)

Some consequences of stress range dependent constitutive models in creep

Boyle, J., Mar 2013, Advanced Structured Materials: Proceedings of Proceedings of IUTAM Symposium on Advanced Materials Modelling for Structures. Altenbach, H. & Kruch, S. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, Vol. 19. p. 77-86

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File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Usage of asteroid resources for space-based geoengineering

Bewick, R., Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P. & McInnes, C., 16 Oct 2013, Asteroids: Prospective energy and material resources. Badescu, V. (ed.). Vol. XXXVIII. p. 581-604 24 p.

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Asteroids
Greenhouse gases
asteroid
Earth (planet)
Climate change
2012

Analysis of interplanetary solar sail trajectories with attitude dynamics

Borggrafe, A., Ohndorf, A., Dachwald, B. & Sebolt, W., Mar 2012, Advances in the Aeronautical Sciences: Part II. Vol. 145. p. 1553-1569

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Torque control
Trajectories
Solar sails
Attitude control
Evolutionary algorithms

Erosion-corrosion of carbon steel and 310 stainless steel at low impact velocities: Effect of erodent particle type

Chacón-Nava, J. G., Almeraya-Calderón, F., Orozco-Carmona, V. M., Martínez-Villafañe, A. & Stack, M., 10 Jun 2012, VIII Latincorr 2012. 12 p.

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Stainless Steel
Carbon steel
Erosion
Stainless steel
Corrosion
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid propulsion transfers to the Moon

Mingotti, G., Topputo, F. & Bernelli-Zazzara, F., 19 Mar 2012, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. Vol. 145. p. 205-214 (Advances in Astronautical Sciences; vol. 145).

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hybrid propulsion
Moon
moon
Propulsion
Electric propulsion

Low impact velocity wastage in FBCs: experimental results and comparison between abrasion and erosion theories

Chacón-Nava, J. G., Almeraya-Calderón, F., Martínez-Villafañe, A. & Stack, M., Mar 2012, Abrasion resistance of materials. Croatia, 24 p.

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Fluidized bed combustors
Abrasion
Erosion
Coal
Wear of materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mission analysis and systems design of a near-term and far-term pole-sitter mission

Heiligers, J., Ceriotti, M., McInnes, C. & Biggs, J., 19 Mar 2012, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. Gemany, Vol. 145. p. 1151-1170

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Poles
Systems analysis
Orbits
Electric propulsion
Propellants

The finite-volume method in computational rheology

Afonso, A. M., Oliveira, M., Oliveira, P. J., Alves, M. A. & Pinho, F. T., 28 Mar 2012, Finite-Volume Methods - Powerful Means of Engineering Design. Petrova, R. (ed.). p. Ch 7, pp 141-170 31 p.

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Finite volume method
Rheology
Conformations
Finite element method
Constitutive equations
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Flow of a blood analogue solution through microfabricated hyperbolic contractions

Sousa, P. C., Pinho, I. S., Pinho, F. T., Oliveira, M. & Alves, M. A., 2011, Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: Recent Trends. Tavares, J. M. R. S. & Jorge, R. M. N. (eds.). 1st ed. London, Vol. 19. p. Ch 15 pp 265-279 15 p. (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences; vol. 15).

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Blood
Flow patterns
Fluids
Deionized water
Flow of fluids

Gel formation of low viscous Boger fluids under high shear and extensional strain rate flow conditions

Campo-Deaño, L., Galindo-Rosales, F. J., Pinho, F. T., Alves, M. A. & Oliveira, M., 7 Sep 2011, Rheology Trends: From Nano to Macro Systems.

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Microfluidic diodes for viscoelastic fluid flow

Sousa, P. C., Pinho, F. T., Oliveira, M. & Alves, M. A., 7 Sep 2011, Rheology Trends: From Nano to Macro Systems.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Microfluidic flows in viscoelastic fluids

Oliveira, M., Alves, M. A. & Pinho, F. T., Nov 2011, Mixing in Laminar Fluid Flows: From Microfluidics to Ocean Currents. Grigoriev, R. (ed.). Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell, p. Ch 6, 131-165 (Reviews of Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity).

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Models and mechanisms of erosion-corrosion in metals

Stack, M., Jana, B. & Abdelrahman, S., 30 Oct 2011, Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings. Cambridge, UK, 570 p. (Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings).

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Erosion
Corrosion
Metals
Model

Numerical analysis of microfluidic systems analogue of porous media (MSAPM) for Newtonian and low viscous Boger fluids

Galindo-Rosales, F. J., Campo-Deaño, L., Pinho, F. T., Oliveira, M. & Alves, M. A., 7 Sep 2011, Rheology Trends: From Nano to Macro Systems.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Red blood cell deformation in flows through a PDMS hyperbolic microchannel

Yaginuma, T., Oliveira, M., Lima, R., Ishikawa, T. & Yamaguchi, T., 14 Jun 2011, Proceedings of Microtech Conference & Expo 2011: TechConnect World 2011. Boston, Massachusetts, Vol. 2. p. 505

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Microchannels
Blood
Cells
Formability
Microcirculation

Solar sail orbits at the Earth-Moon libration points

Simo, J. & McInnes, C., 2011, Nonlinear Science and Complexity. Springer, Vol. II, Part III. p. 147-155

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2010
10 Citations (Scopus)

Displaced solar sail orbits: Dynamics and applications

Simo, J. & McInnes, C., 2010, Spaceflight Mechanics 2010. Vol. 136. p. 1803-1816 14 p. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences; vol. 136, no. I-III).

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Robust preliminary space mission design under uncertainty

Vasile, M. & Croisard, N., 2010, Computational Intelligence in Expensive Optimization Problems. Berlin, Vol. 2. p. 543-570 (Adaptation Learning and Optimization; vol. 2).

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Swarm shape manipulation through connection control

Punzo, G., Bennet, D. J. & Macdonald, M., Sep 2010, Towards Autonomous Robotis Systems. 1 ed. Springer, Vol. 6856. 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 6856).

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Scalability
Communication
Costs
46 Citations (Scopus)

Twentieth century standards for thermal comfort: High energy buildings

Roaf, S., Nicol, J. F., Humphreys, M. A., Tuohy, P. G. & Boerstra, A., 28 Feb 2010, Transforming Markets in the Built Environment: Adapting for Climate Change. Raug, S. (ed.).

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Twenty-first century standards for thermal comfort: Low carbon building design and operation

Tuohy, P. G., Roaf, S., Nicol, J. F., Humphreys, M. A. & Boerstra, A., 29 Mar 2010, Transforming the Markets in the Built Environment: Adapting for Climate Change.

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2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Displaced periodic orbits with low-thrust propulsion in the Earth-Moon system

Simo, J. & McInnes, C., 8 Feb 2009, Spaceflight Mechanics. Vol. 134. p. 815-828 (Advances in Astronautical Sciences; vol. 134, no. I-III).

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Hybrid behavioural-based multi-objective space trajectory optimization

Vasile, M., 2009, Multi-Objective Memetic Algorithms. Vol. 171. p. 231-253 (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 171).

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Multiobjective optimization
Trajectories
Decomposition
8 Citations (Scopus)

Orbit transfer maneouvres as a test benchmark for comparison metrics of evolutionary algorithms

Minisci, E. & Avanzini, G., 18 May 2009, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. IEEE, Vol. 1-5. p. 350-357 (IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation).

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Orbital transfer
Evolutionary algorithms
Trajectories

Rapid manufacturing technique used in the development of a regenerative pump impeller

Quail, F., Stickland, M. & Scanlon, T., 1 Jul 2009, World congress on engineering 2009. Ao, S. I., Gelman, L., Hukins, D. W. L., Hunter, A. & Korsunsky, A. M. (eds.). China, Vol. I & II. p. 1730-1736 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science; vol. 2176 & 2177).

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Pumps
Testing
Computational fluid dynamics
Photopolymers
Impellers

Theoretical modelling and experimental validation of fluid-loaded micro rectangular plates

Wu, Z., Wright, M. T. & Ma, X., 30 Aug 2009, Peoceedings of the ASME 2009 IDETC. p. 671-679 9 p. DETC2009-87576

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2007
24 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of single and multi-spacecraft configurations for NEA deflection by solar sublimation

Maddock, C., Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P., Vasile, M. & Radice, G., 2007, New trends in Astrodynamics and Applications III. 1st ed. Vol. 886. p. 303-316

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Asteroids
Sublimation
Spacecraft
Earth (planet)
Mirrors

Optimal design for a NEO tracking spacecraft formation

Maddock, C. & Vasile, M., 25 Sep 2007, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computing. IEEE, p. Paper 1728 8 p.

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Asteroids
Spacecraft
Orbits
Gravitation
Earth (planet)