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An iterative numerical approach to evaluate the variable friction coefficient of steel AMS5643 using ring compression tests (2023)
Journal Article
Hatherell, J., Marmier, A., Dennis, G., Curry, W., Denis, G., & Matthews, J. (2024). An iterative numerical approach to evaluate the variable friction coefficient of steel AMS5643 using ring compression tests. Tribology Transactions, 67(1), 15-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2023.2284347

The coefficient of friction is an important variable that must be defined to allow the accurate prediction of the forming geometry and stresses involved in metal forming processes. Literature reports have shown that the coefficient of friction does n... Read More about An iterative numerical approach to evaluate the variable friction coefficient of steel AMS5643 using ring compression tests.

A methodology to support robotic polishing of moulds integrated with CAD/CAM (2023)
Journal Article
Wang, K., Ding, L., Dailami, F., & Matthews, J. (in press). A methodology to support robotic polishing of moulds integrated with CAD/CAM. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, https://doi.org/10.1142/S021968672450015X

Typically, the final process in the manufacture of molds is mechanical polishing, a process predominantly conducted manually. This is an important process step to improve the surface quality of the mold without affecting the geometry of the cavity. C... Read More about A methodology to support robotic polishing of moulds integrated with CAD/CAM.

Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion (2023)
Journal Article
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. (2023). Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion. FORMakademisk, 16(4), https://doi.org/10.7577/formakademisk.5423

This paper details practice-based research exploring new creative possibilities involving the ceramic extrusion process. The paper begins by providing a short overview of the extrusion technique, its charac-teristics and some contextual coverage of t... Read More about Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion.

Extrusion of ceramic matrix composites (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. (2023, July). Extrusion of ceramic matrix composites. Paper presented at EcerS 2023, Lyon France

Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) have been gaining increasing attention as an exceptionally useful material for challenging environments such as high temperature applications in Aerospace. However, their production has so far been limited to particul... Read More about Extrusion of ceramic matrix composites.

Exploring the potential for a FEA-based design of experiments to develop design tools for bulk-metal joining processes (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Hatherell, J., Marmier, A., Dennis, G., Curry, W., & Matthews, J. (2023). Exploring the potential for a FEA-based design of experiments to develop design tools for bulk-metal joining processes. In Proceedings of the Design Society (1815-1824). https://doi.org/10.1017/pds.2023.182

Over the last 20 years, finite element analysis (FEA) has become a standard analysis tool for metal joining processes. When FEA tools are combined with design of experiments (DOE) methodologies, academic research has shown the potential for virtual D... Read More about Exploring the potential for a FEA-based design of experiments to develop design tools for bulk-metal joining processes.

Novel use of robotic 3D paste printing technology for the creation of ceramic shell investment casting moulds (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bolouri, A., Jorgensen, T., Khayatzadeh, S., Soe, S., Leon, M., Lightfoot, S., …Farzadnia, F. (2023, June). Novel use of robotic 3D paste printing technology for the creation of ceramic shell investment casting moulds

This paper presentation outlines early-stage, ongoing research into novel approaches with Additive Layer Manufacturing for the direct manufacture of ceramic shell investment casting moulds. The research is focused on the use of 3D printing with refra... Read More about Novel use of robotic 3D paste printing technology for the creation of ceramic shell investment casting moulds.

Ceramic extrusion research (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. Ceramic extrusion research. [Ceramic samples, 3D printed tools]. Exhibited at Future Textiles Conferece. 28 February 2023 - 2 March 2023. (Unpublished)

Compressive behaviour of a square origami surface-based lattice structure fabricated by selective laser melting (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Gao, J., Han, Q., Soe, S., Liu, Z., Feng, J., Zhang, Z., & Wang, L. (2023). Compressive behaviour of a square origami surface-based lattice structure fabricated by selective laser melting. In R. J. Howlett, S. G. Scholz, & R. Setchi (Eds.), SDM 2022: Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (57-66). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-9205-6_6

Selective laser melting (SLM) is a metal additive manufacturing process that shows significant advantages in manufacturing lattice structures. In this paper, a novel surface-based square origami structure made of a nickel-based superalloy was fabrica... Read More about Compressive behaviour of a square origami surface-based lattice structure fabricated by selective laser melting.

Developing concept system for robotics open heart surgery (2022)
Digital Artefact
Farzadnia, F., D’Agnano, F., & Jorgensen, T. (in press). Developing concept system for robotics open heart surgery. [Website article]

Research interests in the healthcare field have for some time been growing within CFPR. A connection with Dr Muhammad Bilal from UWE’s Big Data Enterprise and Artificial Intelligence Lab is, in particular, developing some promising healthcare researc... Read More about Developing concept system for robotics open heart surgery.

GA-AHP Method to support robotic polishing process planning (2022)
Journal Article
Wang, K., Ding, L., Dailami, F., & Matthews, J. (2022). GA-AHP Method to support robotic polishing process planning. Digital Manufacturing Technology, 2(2), 23-44. https://doi.org/10.37256/dmt.2220221513

The finishing stage of mould manufacturing is generally completed via mechanical polishing, manual conducted. Not only is this the most expensive phase of the process but also is currently struggling with a deficit of skilled workers. To address thes... Read More about GA-AHP Method to support robotic polishing process planning.

Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. (2022). Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool. . https://doi.org/10.21606/drs.2022.671

Abstract: This paper describes early stage research into the development of a common standard for measuring clay hardnesses in craft and design practice. The research has emerged in the context of the development of 3D printing with ce-ramic paste. T... Read More about Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool.

Contracts for advanced services: A playbook to guide from concept to completion (2022)
Report
Alves, K., West, S., Stoll, O., & van der Valk, W. (in press). Contracts for advanced services: A playbook to guide from concept to completion. DEAS Network+

Manufacturing firms are increasingly moving from product sellers to providing a bundle of products and services. This shift allows the customisation of value propositions for each customer, providing competitive advantage. These new offerings are evo... Read More about Contracts for advanced services: A playbook to guide from concept to completion.

Innovation in deployed medical care: Building resilient healthcare supply chains (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Howell, C., Omar, B., & Sanderson, H. (2022, June). Innovation in deployed medical care: Building resilient healthcare supply chains. Paper presented at The XXXIII ISPIM Innovation Conference "Innovating in a Digital world”, Copenhagen, Denmark

For deployed medical operations, the delivery of critical healthcare products and services 'far forward' is a priority, calling for a radical shift away from existing modes of production and supply towards a more resilient, distributed approach terme... Read More about Innovation in deployed medical care: Building resilient healthcare supply chains.

Hive (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Farzadnia, F. Hive. [Modular kinetic architecture]. Exhibited at Online at the Annual Fifteen show. 19 February 2021 - 5 March 2021. (Unpublished)

Hive is a modular kinetic architecture inspired by bee colony behaviour. Certain types of Mexican honeybees produce a wavelike cascade by ‘shimmering’ when they feel threatened. When a wasp or another big insect come too close to the hive, the honeyb... Read More about Hive.