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Effect of hot cracking on the mechanical properties of Hastelloy X superalloy fabricated by laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing (2019)
Journal Article
Han, Q., Gu, Y., Soe, S., Lacan, F., & Setchi, R. (2020). Effect of hot cracking on the mechanical properties of Hastelloy X superalloy fabricated by laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing. Optics and Laser Technology, 124, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2019.105984

Nickel-based superalloys such as Hastelloy X (HX) are widely used in gas turbine engine applications and the aerospace industry. HX is susceptible to hot cracking, however, when processed using additive manufacturing technologies such as laser powder... Read More about Effect of hot cracking on the mechanical properties of Hastelloy X superalloy fabricated by laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.

A novel pathway for efficient characterisation of additively manufactured thermoplastic elastomers (2019)
Journal Article
Adams, R., Soe, S., Santiago, R., Robinson, M., Hanna, B., McShane, G., …Theobald, P. (2019). A novel pathway for efficient characterisation of additively manufactured thermoplastic elastomers. Materials and Design, 180, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2019.107917

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are commonly used to fabricate structures for application in repeatable, energy absorption environments. The emergence of additive manufacturing (AM) means scope now exists to design and build complex TPE components tha... Read More about A novel pathway for efficient characterisation of additively manufactured thermoplastic elastomers.

On the AIC-based model reduction for the general Holzapfel–Ogden myocardial constitutive law (2019)
Journal Article
Guan, D., Ahmad, F., Theobald, P., Soe, S., Luo, X., & Gao, H. (2019). On the AIC-based model reduction for the general Holzapfel–Ogden myocardial constitutive law. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 18(4), 1213-1232. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-019-01140-6

© 2019, The Author(s). Constitutive laws that describe the mechanical responses of cardiac tissue under loading hold the key to accurately model the biomechanical behaviour of the heart. There have been ample choices of phenomenological constitutive... Read More about On the AIC-based model reduction for the general Holzapfel–Ogden myocardial constitutive law.

Mechanical characterisation of additively manufactured elastomeric structures for variable strain rate applications (2019)
Journal Article
Robinson, M., Soe, S., Johnston, R., Adams, R., Hanna, B., Burek, R., …Theobald, P. (2019). Mechanical characterisation of additively manufactured elastomeric structures for variable strain rate applications. Additive Manufacturing, 27, 398-407. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2019.03.022

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. Additive manufacturing (AM) enables production of geometrically-complex elastomeric structures. The elastic recovery and strain-rate dependence of these materials means they are ideal for use in dynamic, repetitive mechanical loa... Read More about Mechanical characterisation of additively manufactured elastomeric structures for variable strain rate applications.

Manufacturability of AlSi10Mg overhang structures fabricated by laser powder bed fusion (2018)
Journal Article
Setchi, R., Han, Q., Gu, H., Soe, S., Setchi, R., Lacan, F., & Hill, J. (2018). Manufacturability of AlSi10Mg overhang structures fabricated by laser powder bed fusion. Materials and Design, 160, 1080-1095. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2018.10.043

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The main advantage of laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) is its use for directly manufacturing metal components with highly complex geometries. But the LPBF manufacture of overhang structures, also known as downward-facing surfaces, i... Read More about Manufacturability of AlSi10Mg overhang structures fabricated by laser powder bed fusion.

Biomechanical properties and microstructure of neonatal porcine ventricles (2018)
Journal Article
Ahmad, F., Prabhu, R., Liao, J., Soe, S., Jones, M. D., Miller, J., …Theobald, P. S. (2018). Biomechanical properties and microstructure of neonatal porcine ventricles. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 88, 18-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.038

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Neonatal heart disorders represent a major clinical challenge, with congenital heart disease alone affecting 36,000 new-borns annually within the European Union. Surgical intervention to restore normal function includes the implan... Read More about Biomechanical properties and microstructure of neonatal porcine ventricles.

Region-Specific Microstructure in the Neonatal Ventricles of a Porcine Model (2018)
Journal Article
Jones, M., Ahmad, F., Ahmad, F., Soe, S., White, N., Johnston, R., …Theobald, P. (2018). Region-Specific Microstructure in the Neonatal Ventricles of a Porcine Model. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 46(12), 2162-2176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-018-2089-4

© 2018, Biomedical Engineering Society. The neonate transitions from placenta-derived oxygen, to supply from the pulmonary system, moments after birth. This requires a series of structural developments to divert more blood through the right heart and... Read More about Region-Specific Microstructure in the Neonatal Ventricles of a Porcine Model.

Developing elastomeric cellular structures for multiple head impacts (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Robinson, M., Soe, S., McShane, G., Celeghini, R., Burek, R., Alves, M., & Theobald, P. (2017). Developing elastomeric cellular structures for multiple head impacts. In 2017 IRCOBI Conference Proceedings

Foam?based materials were originally incorporated into helmets in the 1970?s, providing an effective method of absorbing impact energy and so protecting against severe head injury. Similar materials still exist in the majority of protective helmets t... Read More about Developing elastomeric cellular structures for multiple head impacts.

Quasi-static analysis of mechanical properties of Ti6Al4V lattice structures manufactured using selective laser melting (2017)
Journal Article
Setchi, R., Feng, Q., Tang, Q., Liu, Y., Soe, S., Ma, S., & Bai, L. (2018). Quasi-static analysis of mechanical properties of Ti6Al4V lattice structures manufactured using selective laser melting. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 94(5-8), 2301-2313. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-017-0932-7

© 2017, Springer-Verlag London Ltd. Selective laser melting (SLM) is a transformative manufacturing process due to its ability to manufacture complex metal parts directly from various bulk powders. With the capability of reducing powder consumption a... Read More about Quasi-static analysis of mechanical properties of Ti6Al4V lattice structures manufactured using selective laser melting.

Enhancing parametric design through non-manifold topology (2017)
Journal Article
Lannon, S., Jabi, W., Soe, S., Theobald, P., & Aish, R. (2017). Enhancing parametric design through non-manifold topology. Design Studies, 52, 96-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2017.04.003

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This paper aims to build a theoretical foundation for parametric design thinking by exploring its cognitive roots, unfolding its basic tenets, expanding its definition through new concepts, and exemplifying its potential through a... Read More about Enhancing parametric design through non-manifold topology.

An integrated eco-design decision making tool (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Romli, A., Prickett, P., Setchi, R., & Soe, S. (2016). An integrated eco-design decision making tool. In Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2016, (537--548). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32098-4

The application of an integrated eco-design decision making tool is presented as a case study considering the design of an office chair base. This study brings together the analysis of factors relating to manufacturing processes, product usage and en... Read More about An integrated eco-design decision making tool.

Eco-case based reasoning (Eco-CBR) for supporting sustainable product design (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Romli, A., Setchi, R., Soe, S., & Prickett, P. (2015). Eco-case based reasoning (Eco-CBR) for supporting sustainable product design. In SDM'2015: 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing, 145-158

A major challenge for any manufacturer is including aspects of sustainable development in product design. These are related to the social, environmental and economic impacts of the proposed product. This paper proposes the development of an eco- case... Read More about Eco-case based reasoning (Eco-CBR) for supporting sustainable product design.

Feasibility of optimising bicycle helmet design safety through the use of additive manufactured TPE cellular structures (2015)
Journal Article
Theobald, P., Robinson, M., Soe, S. P., Soe, S., Martin, P. S., Jones, M., …Theobald, P. (2015). Feasibility of optimising bicycle helmet design safety through the use of additive manufactured TPE cellular structures. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 79(9-12), 1975-1982. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-6972-y

© 2015, Springer-Verlag London. Bicycle helmets are designed to attenuate forces and accelerations experienced by the head during cycling accidents. An essential element of bicycle helmet design is, therefore, the appropriate manufacturing of energy-... Read More about Feasibility of optimising bicycle helmet design safety through the use of additive manufactured TPE cellular structures.

Feasibility of using Duraform® flex lattice structures and additive manufacturing for optimising bicycle helmet design safety (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Soe, S., Robinson, M. R., Martin, P. S., Jones, M. D., & Theobald, P. (2014). Feasibility of using Duraform® flex lattice structures and additive manufacturing for optimising bicycle helmet design safety. In Sustainable Design and Manufacturing: SDM-14: Pre-Proceedings, (278-291)

Bicycle helmets are designed to attenuate forces and accelerations experienced by the head during cycling accidents. An essential element of bicycle helmet design is, therefore, the appropriate manufacturing of energy dissipating components. The focu... Read More about Feasibility of using Duraform® flex lattice structures and additive manufacturing for optimising bicycle helmet design safety.

Integrated eco-design decision-making for sustainable product development (2014)
Journal Article
Romli, A., Prickett, P., Setchi, R., & Soe, S. (2015). Integrated eco-design decision-making for sustainable product development. International Journal of Production Research, 53(2), 549-571. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2014.958593

This paper presents an integrated eco-design decision-making (IEDM) methodology that is formed using three stages: life cycle assessment, an eco-design process (Eco-Process) model and an enhanced eco-design quality function deployment process. All pr... Read More about Integrated eco-design decision-making for sustainable product development.

Pre-processing studies for selective laser sintering of glass beads-filled polyamide 12 composites (2014)
Journal Article
Mousa, A. A., Pham, D. T., & Soe, S. (2014). Pre-processing studies for selective laser sintering of glass beads-filled polyamide 12 composites. International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, 4(1), 28-48

The paper provides the background needed on the investigation of mechanical properties and geometric accuracy of glass bead filled polyamide 12 composites. It introduces the topic of determination of material and process parameters, describes the pre... Read More about Pre-processing studies for selective laser sintering of glass beads-filled polyamide 12 composites.


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