David Nash, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FIES


  • United Kingdom

1986 …2021
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Research Interests

Applications of finite element analysis:

  • specifically pressure vessels and piping,
  • bio-mechanics,
  • materials

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Finite element analysis
  • Mechanical structural design
  • Pressure Vessels and piping systems
  • Bio-mechanics
  • CPD
  • Stress analysis in all its forms - ANSYS and ABAQUS
  • Design and optimisation of engineering structures
  • Use of codes and standards and design by analysis
  • Design of medical devices


  • Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Pressure Vessel DBA
  • Finite Element Analysis

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Projects 2006 2021

Msc placements with Vascutek Limited

Nash, D. & Kyriakou, F.

Vascutek Limited


Project: Research - no external funding

Research Output 1986 2020

3 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of a new approach for modelling full ring stent bundles with the inclusion of manufacturing strains

Kyriakou, F., Bow, D., Dempster, W., Brodie, R. & Nash, D., 1 Jan 2020, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering . 48, 1, p. 144-156 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Error analysis
Numerical models
1 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access


A study of the metallurgical and mechanical property variability in a dual phase low alloy material

Author: Gill, D., 1 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Nash, D. (Supervisor) & McLaren, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Characterization of superelastic nitinol wire for application to aortic stent graft design

Author: Brodie, R., 1 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Dempster, W. (Supervisor) & Nash, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis