Professor Martin Bache
Professor
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 295287
Room: Knowledge Transfer Office - 009
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. & (2018). Detection of Strain and Damage Distribution in SiCf/SiC Mechanical Test Coupons. Presented at ASME Proceedings: Ceramics,, V006T02A004 Oslo, Norway: ASME Turbo Expo 2018: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. doi:10.1115/GT2018-75791
  2. & (2018). In-Situ Assessment of Fracture in SiCf/SiC Under Computed X-Ray Tomography. Presented at ASME Proceedings: Ceramics,, V006T02A005 Oslo, Norway: ASME Turbo Expo 2018: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. doi:10.1115/GT2018-75795
  3. & Fatigue Performance of the Novel Titanium Alloy Timetal 407. MATEC Web of Conferences 165
  4. & Microstructure evolution in flow formed IN 718 products and subsequent fatigue crack growth properties. Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures
  5. & (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

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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:
    MRes
    Other supervisor: Dr Mark Whittaker
  • Investigation into heat treatment of Weartech Co-Cr-Mo 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
  • Environmental degradation of SiCf/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Spencer Jeffs
  • Alternative Joining Techniques for Ti alloy powder interlayer bonding (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
  • ''Understanding the effect of non-standard near net shape manufactured test piece geometry on mechanical property data generation and analysis'' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof David Worsley
  • 'Novel test techniques for the detection and identification of damage in SiCf/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites ' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof David Worsley