2014 Honours Projects
Find out more about the School of Mechanical Engineering 2014 Honours Projects. The individual abstracts can also be found below.
- Acoustics and Vibrations
Project Title Principal Supervisor Super-quiet wind turbine blades Dr Con Doolan Investigation and design of quiet submarine hydrofoils Dr Con Doolan Investigation of noise from flow control valves Dr Con Doolan Quasi-zero stiffness isolation system Prof. Ben Cazzolato Adaptive-passive exhaust silencer Dr Carl Howard Testing and analysis of power transmission lines under gully wind Dr Lei Chen
- Biomechanics / Sports Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Sustainable Engineering
Project Title Principal Supervisor Horizontal axis wind turbine wake interaction Dr Maziar Arjomandi High-efficiency turning vanes Assoc. Prof. Richard Kelso The influence of air temperature on global performace of non-premixed jet flames Prof. Graham Nathan A novel hybrid furnace II: hybrid mode design Dr Zhao Tian High temperature thermal storage system A - 1-2 MW pilot plant design Mr Gareth Bridges High temperature thermal storage system B - structural & chemical integrity of materials at high temperature Mr Gareth Bridges High temperature thermal storage system C - computational heat transfer modelling Mr Gareth Bridges Surface wave prediction Assoc. Prof. Richard Kelso Analysis and optimisation of a FSAE aerodynamics package Prof. Bassam Dally