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Dr Alastair Clarke

Dr Alastair Clarke

Lecturer - Teaching and Research

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Email
clarkea7@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4274
Campuses
S/0.04

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Alastair Clarke is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with research interests in the following areas: Tribology and Lubrication - EHL Modelling, Rough Surfaces / Mixed Lubrication, Rheology, Micropitting, Experimental Tribology, Wear Health Monitoring of Rotating Machinery - use of Acoustic Emission and Rate of Change of Torque (RoC) techniques to monitor rotating machinery, in particular bearings and gearing.  Particular applications to aerospace, renewable energy and transport. Computational Optimisation - particularly with applications to organisation sensor network in SHM systems and of emergency service response Current and past collaborators and funders include the EU, EPSRC, British Gear Association, Mistras, Biomet, SKF, Airbus, Calon Cardio, David Brown Gear Systems and Mercedes AMG Formula 1 Team.Mechanical, Manufacturing and Medical Engineering
Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing


Honorary Secretary of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, South Wales Region Member of National Technical Committee on Health Monitoring and Prognosis (HMaP NTC) Head Impact Attenuator Judge, Formula Student

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  • Clarke, A.et al. 2004. Heat partition in rolling/sliding elastohydrodynamic contacts. Presented at: ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, 24 - 27 October 2004Proceedings of the ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference, 2004 : presented at 2004 ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference, October 24-27, 2004, Long Beach, California, USA. ASME pp. 479-493.

Contracts

TitlePeopleSponsorValueDuration
Gear thrust cone design and validationEvans HP, Clarke A, Snidle RDavid Brown Gear Systems7572102/02/2015 - 30/11/2015
Methodology Platform for Prediction of Damage Events for Self-Sensing Aerospace Panels subjected to Real Load ConditionsDr Carol Featherston, Dr Luiz Kawashita, Dr Rhys Pullin, Dr Alistair ClarkeAirbus UK2000001/07/2013 - 30/06/2016
AE TrialsPullin R, Clarke A, Eaton MAMEC Foster Wheeler1199105/01/2015 - 31/03/2015
CAMM canister cover impact testsPullin R, Eaton M, Clarke AMBDA UK LTD305401/11/2012 - 31/01/2013
Damage Assessment of Rotating Machinery for Aerospace and Environmental ApplicationsDr Rhys Pullin, Dr Alastair ClarkeMISTRAS Group UK2000001/07/2013 - 30/06/2016
Upgrading the small equipment base for early career researchers in the Engineering and Physical SciencesHolford K, Whatling G, Lees J, Anderson P I, Brousseau E, Cipcigan L M, Pullin R, Bigot S, Theobald P, Simpson R N, Kawashita L F, Clarke AEPSRC49832601/11/2012 - 31/03/2013
To develop and implement a design methodology for textile tribological materials based upon first principle research, and utilise the methodology in design of new materialsEvans H P, Evans S, Clarke A, Pullin RKTP: SKF14563101/01/2013 - 31/12/2014
Can providing 3D printing be used to enhance cardiopulmonary resucitation techniques?Theobald P, Clarke AWelsh Crucible997301/12/2013 - 31/08/2014
Traceable measurement of drive train components for renewable energy systemsEvans HP, Clarke A, Sharif KJHEuropean Commission (FP7)7773101/07/2015 - 30/06/2016
Understanding the mechanism of acoustic emission generation due to surface asperity interaction in mixed lubrication conditionsClarke AEPSRC9838101/04/2014 - 31/03/2015
Development of Wear Modelling Capability for Self-Lubricating Plain BearingsClarke A, Pullin R, Evans HP, (Sujit Gurung PhD)SKF UK Ltd3250001/10/2015 - 30/09/2018
To develop an innovative, industry leading design and optimisation methodology and tool for the design and development of new trailer upper structure productsClarkea, Eaton M, Kwan ASKLoadlok (KTP)12728901/06/2016 - 31/05/2018

Supervised Students

TitleStudentStatusDegree
DAMAGE DETECTION IN ROTATING ELEMENTS USING ACOUSTIC EMISSIONCOCKERILL Aaron JamesCurrentPhD
Friction and Thermal Behaviour in Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Power Transmission ContactsAL HAMOOD Amjad Malallah AboodGraduatePhD
The Use of a Novel Rate of Change of Torque Technique for Damage Detection in Gear SystemsCAHILL BenCurrentPhD
Analysis of high strength steels in a transmission gearGRIFFITHS Dewi EmlynCurrentPhD
A STUDY OF THE RUNNING-IN PROCESS IN HARDENED STEEL ROLLING/SLIDING CONTACTS UNDER ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION WITH EVALUATION OF THE RESIDUAL STRESS FIELDS GENERATED IN SURFACE ASPERITY FEATURES DUE TO PLASTIC DEFORMATION.AL ASADI Hassneen Q HassanCurrentPhD
Analysis of Helical Gear Performance under elastohydrodynamic LubricationJAMALI Hazim Umran AlwanGraduatePhD
An Experimental Investigation inot the Mixed Lubrication of Steel StructuresWEEKS Ingram Jonathan JustinGraduatePhD
Fatigue of Welded High Strength Steels for Automotive Suspension and Chassis ComponentSHRAMA ALJABERE Kadhum MehdyThesis SubmittedPhD
Tribology and condition monitoring of composite bearing liners for intelligent aerospace bearings.KARRAS KonstantinosCurrentPhD
AN INVESTIGATION OF MIXED AND ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION IN THE FIELD OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED MECHANICS.AL MAYALI Maasi Faisal MalkCurrentPhD
Laser cladding to improve wear resistance of steel mill components.FAULKNER Rhys WilliamsCurrentEngD
METHODOLOGY PLATFORM FOR PREDICTION OF DAMAGE EVENTS FOR SELF-SENSING AEROSPACE PANELS SUBJECTED TO REAL LOAD CONDITIONS.MARKS Ryan AndrewCurrentPhD
GEAR TOOTH CONTACT MODELLINGKHAUSTOV SergeyCurrentPhD
Rolling Contact Fatigue in Heavily Loaded Gear Transmission contactsALSHAHRANY ShayaGraduatePhD
Understanding the Mechanism of Acoustic Emission Generation Due to Surface Asperity Interaction in Mixed Lubrication ConditionsHUTT Simon MatthewCurrentPhD
 GURUNG SujitCurrentPhD