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Mechanical Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Leicester

We have 61 Mechanical Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Leicester

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  Advanced control for motorcycle stabilisation and crash avoidance (JF1UF2019)
  Dr J Fleming, Dr W Midgley
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Motorcycles are involved in a disproportionately high number of deaths and serious injuries on the road. even though motorcycles drove only 0.9% of the distance covered by all vehicles on British roads in 2018, they accounted for 20% of deaths and 23% of serious injuries.
  An integrated approach for damage identification in composite materials (KB2UF2019)
  Dr K Baxevanakis, Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 30 November 2020

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Non-destructive inspection based on acoustics is today one the primary methods for the identification of damage precursors in components and structures.
  Battery thermal management system for electric vehicle application (XCUF2019)
  Dr Y Chen, Prof C Garner
Application Deadline: 23 January 2020

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The UK Industrial Strategy states that the transition from petrol cars to zero emission electric vehicles (EVs) is crucial for the UK to maintain its international competitiveness in the automotive industry.
  Bio-Tribology of synovial joint arthroplasty (NMUF2019)
  Dr N Morris, Dr H Rahnejat
Application Deadline: 7 September 2020

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An increasing proportion of the population suffer from joint pain which stems from wear and tear, injury and arthritis. In severe cases the only option is to completely replace the joint.
  Coach’s Companion: A Sport Based Joint Cognitive System
  Prof J Harding, Prof C Dickerson, Dr P Sherratt
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Knowledge to support coaching and team selection is diverse, ranging from tacit knowledge, obtained through interactions with people, to statistical data based on performance.
  Dynamics of evaporating cryogenic droplets (HZ1UF2019)
  Dr H Zhao, Dr F Nadal
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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This PhD project aims to measure and model the detailed evaporation processes of cryogenic droplet (s) on both solid and liquid surfaces.
  Hardware-in-the-Loop: Designing future railway vehicles (PHUF2019)
  Dr P Hubbard, Dr C Ward
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Future rail systems have many challenges to overcome to be proved effective, efficient and safe before they will be accepted as a mainstream solution.
  High speed 3D robot vision (JF2UF2019)
  Prof J Huntley, Dr P Ruiz
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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This project will involve the development of a very high speed active 3D vision system, and investigation of potential high value manufacturing applications such as robotic machining and assembly.
  Intelligent Robotics in Difficult and Dangerous Environments (TBUF2019)
  Dr T Bamber, Dr P Ferreira
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Dangerous and difficult tasks are carried out by human operators on a daily basis which are not safe or appropriate for them to be doing.
  Medical image-based computational modelling and an AI algorithm development for lung disease diagnosis (MKUF2019)
  Dr K Kim, Dr T Kim
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Medical imaging is a clinically established tool to assess structural or (and) functional abnormalities in a respiratory system. It may provide valuable information beyond the human senses.
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