Projects

LONG TERM RESEARCH PROJECTS

Period

Project Details

Funder / sponsor

Sep 2016 – Aug 2020

Predicting delamination damage in the machining of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) composites

EPSRC /

AMRC with Boeing

Sep 2015 – Aug 2019

Conceptual Design of Jet Transport Aircraft with Harvesting Energy Structure

LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund)

June 2015 – May 2019

Numerical Modeling of Passive Aeroelasticity on Self Healing

Composite Light Aircraft

SLAB/SLAI

May 2015 – April 2019

Material modelling of creep failure

SLAB/SLAI

June 2013 –May 2016

Investigation of mixed-mode progressive damage in aero-composites by using eXtended Finite Element Methods (XFEM). The project includes formulation and software development.

EPSRC

Nov 2013 -

Oct 2016

Development of numerical methods for lifetime prediction of aerostructures. In particular, partition of unity methods (PUFEM) will be used.

EPSRC

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROJECTS

Period

Project Details

Funder / sponsor

Nov 2010 - Aug 2011

Optimisation of the design of a new railway catenaries product. It aimed to study the feasibility of the concept by using structural FEM.

ELEBkTRo

Dec 2007 – Apr 2008

Evaluation of GENOA to consistently predict the failure load and the failure mechanisms associated with a composite root specimen under quasi-static loading until ultimate failure

Rolls-Royce

Damage on cross-ply laminate with a mixed mode damage model for composites (Curiel-Sosa, Phaneendra, Munoz)

Airspeed around aircraft with FVM (Syafiqah, Curiel-Sosa)

Crack propagation on turbofan blade with XFEM (J Stanton, Curiel-Sosa)

Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm (AAA) with XFEM (L Tarlenton, P Bane, Curiel-Sosa)

Crack propagation in 3D for hybrid fracture mode with XFEM (Curiel-Sosa, Karapurath)