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


  • United Kingdom

1986 …2020

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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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Research Output

Analysing the cross-section of the abdominal aortic aneurysm neck and its effects on stent deployment

Kyriakou, F., Dempster, W. & Nash, D., 13 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 12 p., 4673.

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    Cold-formed steel channel sections under end-two-flange loading condition: Design for edge-stiffened holes, unstiffened holes and plain webs

    Uzzaman, A., Lim, J. B. P., Nash, D. & Roy, K., 1 Feb 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 147, 106532.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Fabric Testing Results - Raw Data and Calculations

    Kyriakou, F. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 21 Jul 2020



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

    Author: Gill, D., 15 Sep 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., 7 Jun 2018

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis