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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.

Flexibility in MOFs: Do scalar and group-theoretical counting rules work? (2015)
Journal Article
Marmier, A., & Evans, K. E. (2016). Flexibility in MOFs: Do scalar and group-theoretical counting rules work?. Dalton Transactions, 45(10), 4360-4369. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5dt03586d

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2016. We investigate the ability of counting rules drafted from engineering to predict the flexibility or rigidity of bar-and-joint or body-and-joint assemblies representing metal organic frameworks. We show that whil... Read More about Flexibility in MOFs: Do scalar and group-theoretical counting rules work?.

Observer-based control design for a class of nonlinear systems subject to unknown inputs: LMI approach (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Delshad, S. S., S. Delshad, I., Gustafsson, T., Karimi, H. R., & Zemouche, A. (2015). Observer-based control design for a class of nonlinear systems subject to unknown inputs: LMI approach. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCAS.2015.7364768

© 2015 Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems - ICROS. This paper deals with the problem of observer-based controller design for a class of nonlinear systems subject to unknown inputs. A novel method is presented to design a controller using esti... Read More about Observer-based control design for a class of nonlinear systems subject to unknown inputs: LMI approach.

Investigation of push-out delamination using cohesive zone modelling and acoustic emission technique (2015)
Journal Article
Saeedifar, M., Fotouhi, M., & Ahmadi Najafabadi, M. (2016). Investigation of push-out delamination using cohesive zone modelling and acoustic emission technique. Journal of Composite Materials, 50(25), 3577-3588. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315622983

Push-out delamination is a serious concern in the drilling of fibre-reinforced composite materials. This damage occurs as the drill reaches the exit side of the material and can reduce the strength and stiffness of the structure. In this paper, a thr... Read More about Investigation of push-out delamination using cohesive zone modelling and acoustic emission technique.

Case studies on U-state space control system design for aircraft dynamic model (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Liu, X., Zhu, Q., & Narayan, P. P. (2015, December). Case studies on U-state space control system design for aircraft dynamic model. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC)

In this study, U-state space design approach is used to develop a control system of linearized F-16 aircraft dynamic model. The related F-16 model is converted from the original nonlinear dynamics by Taylor series around the trimmed equilibrium. The... Read More about Case studies on U-state space control system design for aircraft dynamic model.

Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner (2015)
Journal Article
Zheltovodov, A. A., Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A., Li, Z., & Lu, L. (2015). Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner. Physics of Fluids, 27(12), 125104. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4936576

© 2015 AIP Publishing LLC. The M = 2.9 supersonic turbulent flows over a tandem expansion-compression corner configuration with a sharp deflection angle of 25° at three Reynolds numbers Reδ = 20 000, 40 000, and 80 000 were studied by using direct nu... Read More about Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner.

Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation (2015)
Journal Article
Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, T., O'Doherty, D. M., Morris, C. E., Morris, C., O'Doherty, D., …Mason-Jones, A. (2016). Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation. Renewable Energy, 88, 30-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.10.037

© 2015 The Authors. The hydrodynamic forces imparted on a tidal turbine rotor, whilst causing it to rotate and hence generate power, will also cause the blades to deform. This deformation will affect the turbine's performance if not included in the e... Read More about Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation.

Robust state estimation and unknown inputs reconstruction for a class of nonlinear systems: Multiobjective approach (2015)
Journal Article
Delshad, S. S., S. Delshad, I., Johansson, A., Darouach, M., & Gustafsson, T. (2016). Robust state estimation and unknown inputs reconstruction for a class of nonlinear systems: Multiobjective approach. Automatica, 64, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2015.10.051

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. We consider a novel method to design H∞ observers for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems subject to unknown inputs. First, the main system dynamics are rewritten as an augmented system with state vector including both the sta... Read More about Robust state estimation and unknown inputs reconstruction for a class of nonlinear systems: Multiobjective approach.

A simple assumed-strain quadrilateral shell element for finite strains and fracture (2015)
Journal Article
Areias, P., Cesar de Sa, J., & Cardoso, R. P. (2015). A simple assumed-strain quadrilateral shell element for finite strains and fracture. Engineering with Computers, 31(4), 691-709. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00366-014-0376-8

© 2014, Springer-Verlag London. This work recovers an established technique for improving quadrilateral shell element performance in both out-of-plane and in-plane bending cases using a mixed formulation. A four-field variational principle is establi... Read More about A simple assumed-strain quadrilateral shell element for finite strains and fracture.

Prediction of quasi-static delamination onset and growth in laminated composites by acoustic emission (2015)
Journal Article
Saeedifar, M., Fotouhi, M., Ahmadi Najafabadi, M., Hosseini Toudeshky, H., & Minak, G. (2016). Prediction of quasi-static delamination onset and growth in laminated composites by acoustic emission. Composites Part B: Engineering, 85, 113-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.09.037

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The main objective of this study is to determine the crack tip position during propagation of mode I delamination and also to evaluate interlaminar fracture toughness (GIC) in glass/epoxy composite specimens.... Read More about Prediction of quasi-static delamination onset and growth in laminated composites by acoustic emission.

A general U-block model-based design procedure for nonlinear polynomial control systems (2015)
Journal Article
Zhu, Q. M., Zhu, Q., Zhao, D. Y., & Zhang, J. (2016). A general U-block model-based design procedure for nonlinear polynomial control systems. International Journal of Systems Science, 47(14), 3465-3475. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207721.2015.1086930

The proposition of U-model concept (in terms of providing concise and applicable solutions for complex problems) and a corresponding basic U-control design algorithm was originated in the first author's PhD thesis. The term of U-model appeared (not r... Read More about A general U-block model-based design procedure for nonlinear polynomial control systems.

Review of rational (total) nonlinear dynamic system modelling, identification, and control (2015)
Journal Article
Zhu, Q., Wang, Y., Zhao, D., Li, S., & Billings, S. A. (2015). Review of rational (total) nonlinear dynamic system modelling, identification, and control. International Journal of Systems Science, 46(12), 2122-2133. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207721.2013.849774

© 2013 Taylor & Francis. This paper is a summary of the research development in the rational (total) nonlinear dynamic modelling over the last two decades. Total nonlinear dynamic systems are defined as those where the model parameters and input (c... Read More about Review of rational (total) nonlinear dynamic system modelling, identification, and control.

Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts (2015)
Book Chapter
Yao, J., Yao, Y., & Mirzaii, H. (2015). Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts. In A. Sayigh (Ed.), Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I, 173-182. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17777-9_16

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. NaY zeolite has been selected as a suitable material to host 1.5 wt.% platinum (Pt) loading on zeolite using ion-exchange methods of Pt(NH3)4(NO3)2 without excess NH4NO3 nitrate and Pt(NH3)4(NO3)2... Read More about Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts.

Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A., & Lu, L. (2015, September). Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin. Paper presented at UKTC Annual Workshop

The three-dimension (3D) shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction (SWTBLI) raised from a hypersonic flow passing a single-fin at Mach 5 is investigated i by using LES. The performed LES has demonstrated very good agreements with available expe... Read More about Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin.

Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst (2015)
Journal Article
Yao, J., & Yao, Y. (2015). Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst. Renewable Energy, 81, 182-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.03.031

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The characteristics of 1.5wt% Platinum (Pt) loading on Fe incorporated Y zeolite (Pt-Fe/Y zeolite) nano-electrocatalysts have been experimentally studied by the extended X-ray adsorption fine structure (EXAFS) and cyclic voltamme... Read More about Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst.

Energy-harvesting mechanisms for UAV flight by dynamic soaring (2015)
Journal Article
Toomer, C. A., Bonnin, V., Benard, E., Moshetta, J., & Toomer, C. (2015). Energy-harvesting mechanisms for UAV flight by dynamic soaring. International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 7(3), 213-230. https://doi.org/10.1260/1756-8293.7.3.213

Dynamic Soaring is a flying technique which extracts energy from an environment where wind gradients form, with the potential to increase the endurance of small unmanned vehicles. The feasibility to use dynamic soaring flight is questioned here; it r... Read More about Energy-harvesting mechanisms for UAV flight by dynamic soaring.

Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake (2015)
Journal Article
O'Doherty, T., Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, D. M., Morris, C. E., Morris, C., Mason-Jones, A., …O'Doherty, T. (2016). Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake. International Journal of Marine Energy', 14, 198-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijome.2015.08.001

© 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Tidal stream turbines (TSTs) produce a rotating downstream wake. This paper describes the characteristics of the swirl flow in the wake of a TST with a view of comparing these against classical swirl the... Read More about Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake.

Analysis of the damage mechanisms in mixed-mode delamination of laminated composites using acoustic emission data clustering (2015)
Journal Article
Fotouhi, M., Sadeghi, S., Jalalvand, M., & Ahmadi, M. (2017). Analysis of the damage mechanisms in mixed-mode delamination of laminated composites using acoustic emission data clustering. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 30(3), 318-340. https://doi.org/10.1177/0892705715598362

© The Author(s) 2015. In this study, acoustic emission (AE) technique is used to investigate different time-to-failure mechanisms of delamination in glass/epoxy composite laminates. Woven and unidirectional layups were subjected to the double cantile... Read More about Analysis of the damage mechanisms in mixed-mode delamination of laminated composites using acoustic emission data clustering.

Damage evaluation of composite materials using acoustic emission features and Hilbert transform (2015)
Journal Article
Nazmdar Shahri, M., Yousefi, J., Fotouhi, M., & Ahmadi Najfabadi, M. (2016). Damage evaluation of composite materials using acoustic emission features and Hilbert transform. Journal of Composite Materials, 50(14), 1897-1907. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315597555

© SAGE Publications. Acoustic emission (AE) has good potential to characterize failure mechanisms in laminated composite materials. One of the difficult issues using this method can be to establish a good correlation between occurred failure mechanis... Read More about Damage evaluation of composite materials using acoustic emission features and Hilbert transform.



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