Feasibility Studies

Feasibility Projects

12 projects have been awarded. This includes 7 new universities that are involved in maintenance of manufacturing systems, health management of electronics, nuclear degradation, wind turbine failure prevention and flexible MRO facility design. Please click on the research project name for more project information.

Host University

Principal Investigator

Title

Cambridge

Ajith Parlikad

Maintenance of complex engineering systems

First Circle Ltd

Juan Matthews

The creation of a nuclear life management activity

Queens, Belfast

Mark Price

Manufacturing driven design allowables and failure mechanisms

Cranfield

Jeff Alcock

The through-life assessment of high-performance microsystems

Cranfield

Suresh Perinpanayagam

Through-life support cost reduction and improved health management technologies for RF electronic systems

Durham

Qing Wang

Laser based metrology for wind turbine condition monitor and alignment

Reading

Jennifer Whyte

Configuration Management in Through-Life Engineering

Lincoln

Chris Bingham

Integrity and Through-Life-Degradation of Electrical Wiring/Connectors/Components using Long-term IFD

York

Andy Tyrell

Next-generation self-healing strategies for electronic systems: combining novel reprogrammable hardware and convergent cellular algorithms

Southampton

Ling Wang

Tribology and through-life maintenance strategies for premature wind turbine gearbox bearing failures

Cranfield

Patrick McLaughlin

Cellular manufacturing concepts applied in MRO

Sunderland

Mike Knowles

Electric Vehicle Through-Life Management based on Telematic Data