Research

I always have a few interesting research projects on the go, on a range of topics. Everything from bi-mode trains to electric cars!

Below you’ll also see an automatically generated list of my most important papers.

Current Projects

Research-led Teaching

If you’d like to know more about my various teaching commitments, please see my Teaching page.

Key Research Papers

T. Butlin, P. Ghaderi, G. Spelman, W.J.B. Midgley, R Umehara (2019) A novel method for predicting the response variability of friction-damped gas turbine blades, Journal of Sound and Vibration 440, p. 372-398, url, doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2018.10.013

T Butlin, G Spelman, P Ghaderi, W.J.B. Midgley, R Umehara (2019) Predicting response bounds for friction-damped gas turbine blades with uncertain friction coupling, Journal of Sound and Vibration 440, p. 399-411, url, doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2018.08.037

Savvas Papadopoulos, Alessandro Galassini, Laimonas Ruksnaitis, Nabilah Farhat, Oleh Kiselychnyk, Will Midgley, Michele Degano (2019) SMART: Modular Architecture for Reliable Transportation, IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, p. 7135-7140, Lisbon, Portugal: IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/IECON.2019.8926931

William JB Midgley, David Cebon (2018) Evaluation of a fuel-efficient urban delivery vehicle, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 232(2), p. 161-174, url, doi:10.1177/0954407016689511

G Wilson, G Morrison, W Midgley, D Cebon (2016) Relationship between heavy vehicle speed limit and fleet fuel consumption on minor roads, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 230(9), p. 1461-1478, url, doi:10.1177/0954406215573038

Marc E J Stettler, William J B Midgley, Jacob J Swanson, David Cebon, Adam M Boies (2016) Greenhouse Gas and Noxious Emissions from Dual Fuel Diesel and Natural Gas Heavy Goods Vehicles, Environmental Science & Technology 50(4), p. 2018-2026, American Chemical Society, url, doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b04240

William JB Midgley, D Cebon (2016) Control of a hydraulic regenerative braking system for a heavy goods vehicle, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 230(10), p. 1338-1350, url, doi:10.1177/0954407015607780

W. Midgley, H. Cathcart, D. Cebon (2013) Modelling of hydraulic regenerative braking systems for heavy vehicles, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 227(7), p. 1072-1084, url, doi:10.1177/0954407012469168

W.J.B. Midgley, D. Cebon (2012) Comparison of regenerative braking technologies for heavy goods vehicles in urban environments, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 226(7), p. 957-970, Technical Report CUED/C-MECH/TR.96, ISSN 0309-7420, url, doi:10.1177/0954407011433395