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  • Roy, Rajkumar; Allen, David; Zamora, Oscar (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2004-06-10)
    Photochemical machining (PCM), also known as photoetching, photofabrication or photochemical milling, is a non-traditional manufacturing method based on the combination of photoresist imaging and chemical etching. PCM uses ...
  • Baguley, Paul; Roy, Rajkumar; Watson, James W. (2008-12-31)
    The automotive safety-testing environment currently deploys virtual methods and physical crash testing for new product development and validation in safety testing legislation. Cost benefit analysis of crash testing is ...
  • Erkoyuncu, John A. (Cranfield University, 2011-01)
    Globally manufacturing based industries are typically transforming operations to enhance the delivery of services throughout equipment use. Within the defence industry, Contracting for Availability (CfA) has emerged as ...
  • Badewi, Amgad; Shehab, Essam (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The purpose of this research is to develop Benefits, Costs, and Financial Risks (CoBeFR) model to show and measure the impact of ERP related decisions, such as degree of business process re-engineering and the level of ...
  • Jones, Mark Benjamin (Cranfield University, 2014-05)
    Development of new Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) for the aerospace industry is critical to enhance the manufacture and assembly of aerospace products. These novel AMTs require high development cost, specialist ...
  • Shehab, Essam; Abdalla, Hassan S. (Professional Engineering Publishing, 2006)
    Design for assembly automation (DFAA) is an important part of the concurrent engineering strategy for reduction of product manufacturing costs and lead times. An intelligent knowledge-based system (KBS) for design for ...
  • Kissinger, Thomas; Charrett, Thomas O. H.; James, Stephen W.; Tatam, Ralph P. (British Society for Strain Measurement’s (BSSM), 2015-09-03)
    A recently developed range-resolved optical interferometric signal processing technique is applied to vibration and displacement sensing with fibre-based beam delivery. The technique is demonstrated to allow the simultaneous ...
  • Dempsey-Brench, Zara; Volta, Nicola (Elsevier, 2018-03-11)
    Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) as the third major component of the aviation industry have been less of a focus in research than their airline and airport counterparts. In this paper we analyse European ANSPs cost ...
  • Beautru-Frain, Valerie (Cranfield University, 2006-09)
    The rapid transformation of the Waste Management sector has significantly altered the nature of the traditional waste processing business and the nature of competencies required to manage it. With the increase in volume ...
  • Shepherd, Peter T.; Woodward, Hazel (United Kingdom Serials Group, 2009-11)
    Release 1 of the COUNTER Code of Practice for Books and Reference Works was published in 2006 and provides an international standard for vendor recording and reporting of the usage of e-books and reference works. By July ...
  • Thapa, Chandra; Poshakwale, Sunil S. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2012-03-01)
    Do country-specific equity market characteristics explain variations in foreign equity portfolio allocation? We study this question using comprehensive foreign equity portfolio holdings data and different measures of ...
  • Chung, H. C.; Lal Kummari, K.; Croucher, S. J.; Lawson, Nicholas J.; Guo, Shijun J.; Huang, Zhaorong (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2008-10-03)
    Piezoelectric fans consisting of a piezoelectric layer and an elastic metal layer were prepared by epoxy bonding and a coupled flexible wing was formed by a pair of carbon fibre reinforced plastic wing spars and polymer ...
  • Zhu, Meiling; Worthington, Emma; Njuguna, James A. K. (2012-08-01)
    This paper presents, for the first time, a coupled piezoelectric-circuit finite element model (CPC-FEM) to analyze the power output of vibration-based piezoelectric energy harvesting devices (EHDs) when connected to a ...
  • Hu, Yukun; Wang, Jihong; Tan, CK; Sun, Chenggong; Liu, Hao (Elsevier, 2017-08-31)
    While providing a fast and accurate tool for simulating fluidized beds, the major limitations of classical zero-dimensional ideal reactor models used in process simulations become irreconcilable, such as models built into ...
  • Raffield, Thomas; Herben, Martin; Billington, Stephen; Longhurst, Philip J.; Pollard, Simon J. T. (2007-06-01)
    We present an adaptation of an existing materials flow model to account for waste flows in the domestic environment. The revised approach offers added functionality for economic parameters that influence waste production ...
  • Landenberger, Axel (Cranfield University, 1998-03)
    This thesis introduces a method for the coupling of the elastic Boundary Element Method (BEM) and the elastoplastic Finite Element Method (FEM) and the extension of this method to contact problems by using gap finite ...
  • Cui, Hao; Mahadik, Yusuf; Hallett, Stephen R.; Partridge, Ivana K.; Allegri, Giuliano; Ponnusami, Sathiskumar A.; Petrinic, Nik (Elsevier, 2019-08-01)
    Dynamic impact onto laminated composite structures can lead to large-scale delamination. This can be mitigated by the introduction of through-thickness reinforcement, such as z-pins. Here, mode I & II and mixed-mode ...
  • Guenov, Marin D. (Taylor & Francis, 2008-02-01)
    This paper addresses the problem of modelling and mapping of difficult to quantify customer needs to technical requirements and subsequently to design parameters. Proposed is a covariance structural equation model, ...
  • Grayson, David (2008-01-01)
    How can companies avoid corporate responsibility falling into a management black-hole? What can managers do to take corporate responsibility forward in their organisation, even if the company overall is indifferent or at ...
  • Noble, C. F. (College of Aeronautics, 1963-02)
    In recent experiments on blanking and piercing, it was found that cracks occurred in the region of maximum hardness gradient and that cracking could be eliminated by radiusing the punch and die edges. In this paper, a ...