Professor Martin Bache
Professor
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 295287
Room: Research Director's Office - 013
Ground Floor
Institute of Structural Materials
Bay Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechanical characterisation of advanced metallic and ceramic based systems
  • Processing, microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of titanium alloys
  • Fatigue damage in structural materials

Publications

  1. & (2017). Inhomogeneous Strain Distribution in SiCf/SiC Coupons Under Tensile Loading. Presented at ASME Proceedings: Ceramics,, V006T02A001 Charlotte, North Carolina, USA: ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. doi:10.1115/GT2017-63045
  2. & (2017). Damage Development in SiCf/SiC Composites Through Mechanical Loading. Presented at ASME Proceedings: Ceramics,, V006T02A006 Charlotte, North Carolina, USA: ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. doi:10.1115/GT2017-64370
  3. & Characterisation of an Advanced Nickel Based Superalloy Post Cold Work by Swaging. Metals 6(3), 54
  4. & High temperature fatigue behaviour in an advanced nickel based superalloy: The effects of oxidation and stress relaxation at notches. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics 84, 64-71.
  5. & Surface topography and the impact on fatigue performance. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 3(1), 015007

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Teaching

  • EGTM69 Mechanical Testing and Data Analysis

    The units will cover the following: Mechanical test equipment and their operation; Furnaces and specimen grips; Extensometry and temperature measurement; Crack monitoring; Data logging; Standards and Calibrations; Data handling; Laboratory exercise; interpreting fracture surfaces. Associated Health and Safety.

Supervision

  • Interactions of stress and oxidation in Ni-based alloys (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Dr Mark Whittaker
  • MA by DLD - Mechanical property evaluation (IN718) (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Dr Mark Whittaker
  • ''Understanding the effect of non-standard near net shape manufactured test piece geometry on mechanical property data generation and analysis'' (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof David Worsley
  • Investigation into heat treatment of Weartech alloys (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Helen Davies
  • Understanding the service environment from a corrosion perspective (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Mr Michael Dowd
  • Fatigue behaviour in novel titanium alloys (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Dr Helen Davies
  • The microstructural and mechanical understanding of flowformed F1E (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Graham Williams
  • Using atom probe tomography and small angle neutron scattering to study preciptation in a novel marging steel (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Perkins
  • 'Novel test techniques for the detection and identification of damage in SiCf/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites ' (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof David Worsley
  • Alternative Joining Techniques for Ti alloy powder interlayer bonding (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Dr Helen Davies
  • Impact of Corrosion on Performance of Structural Steel Components (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Spencer Jeffs