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Half yearly meeting takes place in Swansea 12 & 13 January 2015

The ENL Project’s half-yearly meeting took place at the University of Swansea on 12 and 13 January 2015. The well-attended conference started with an overview of the project so far led by local host Professor Mike Friswell and Principal Investigator Professor David Wagg. There followed a keynote lecture by Professor Sondipon Adhikari, of Swansea University, […]

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Best Paper Award for Project Members

Research Assistant Dr. Ifigeneia Antoniadou and Professor Keith Worden, from the ENL project team, won the best paper award in the 7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring in Nantes, France in July. Their paper on the use of a spatially adaptive thresholding method for the condition monitoring of a wind turbine gearbox proposes an […]

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The ENL project team gather for the 2nd Annual Review

ENL Project holds 2nd Annual Review

The Engineering Nonlinearity 2nd Annual Review Meeting took place in Sheffield on 2 and 3 June 2014. The Kenwood Hall Hotel played host to over 45 attendees from the project’s academic and industrial partners. The first day was opened by host and Principal Investigator, Professor David Wagg who gave an overview of the project progress […]

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Engineering projects awarded £13.6m by EPSRC

The Engineer – 13 September 2012 Three engineering research projects have been awarded grants totalling £13.6m to help solve major problems facing the UK. The research, funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), will investigate re-using carbon, the fundamental design of major infrastructure constructs, and the way in which the complex behaviour of […]

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Researchers look to simplify dynamic systems design

The Engineer – 13 September 2012 | By Stuart Nathan A research project based at Bristol University aims to overcome some of the difficulties of designing dynamic systems, and could allow engineers to build more efficient wind turbines, safer buildings and even better microscopes. The five-year project has received £4.2m funding from the EPSRC. The current problem, explained […]

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Over £4 million to engineer a new generation of nonlinear dynamic design tools

UoB Press release issued 12 September 2012 The performance of engineering structures is controlled by how well they behave in their working environment. In many cases, such as wind or wave power generation, medical robotics, aerospace and large civil structures, nonlinear dynamic effects have a big influence on the operational performance. However, understanding and exploiting nonlinear […]

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The end of the line for linear design

UK research team aims to give engineers a tool for better predicting the dymanic behaviour of complex systems View ull article from Flight International (pdf: 146.30kb) (16-22 October 2012) by Dan Thisdell. To view a PDF you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader .

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EPSRC: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council