Senior Lecturer
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 606871
Room: Academic Office - A_020
Ground Floor
Engineering Central
Bay Campus

Publications

  1. Rolland, S., Gethin, D., Lewis, R., Tweed, J. Constitutive model for powders with characterisation of low pressure region of yield surface Powder Metallurgy 54 5 608 613
  2. Rolland, S., Gethin, D., Lewis, R., Tweed, J. Characterisation of powders in low pressure region of yield surface Powder Metallurgy 53 4 340 351
  3. Brewin, P., Coube, O., Gethin, D., Hodgson, H., Rolland, S. Modelling of Powder Die Compaction (Ed.), Applications in Industry 243 258
  4. Tweed, J., Lewis, R., Gethin, D., Rolland, S. Failure risk in powder-compacted parts Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering 224 3 203 212
  5. Gethin, D., Rolland, S. Lode dependency in the cold die powder compaction process Powder Technology 221 123 136

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Teaching

  • EG-233 Placement Preparation: Engineering Industrial Year

    This generic cross-disciplinary module is for all students who have enrolled (or transferred) onto the Engineering Year in Industry scheme. The module focuses on the underpinning and fundamental requisites required to gain, enter and progress effectively through an industrial placement. Learners will be introduced to a) sourcing placements, CV writing and application techniques; (b) interview techniques - how to pitch yourself and be successful; (c) workplace fundamentals and IP awareness, behaviours and expectations; (d) key employability skills; getting the most from your Industrial Placement; and (e) health and safety in the workplace.

  • EGH304 Finite Element Method

    This module provides a concise introduction to the elementary concepts and methods of finite element analysis, with applications to heat flow, solid mechanics, structural mechanics and other engineering problems. It also provides practice in using finite element software/codes.

  • EGIM16 Communication Skills for Research Engineers

    Communication at a research level differs from that at the undergraduate level in that it is usually driven by an output or result rather than the requirement to show knowledge or understanding. The skill of a good communicator at research level lies in efficiently and rigorously conveying the ideas behind the theory and proof of the research output. Verbal, written, visual and group communication will be explored through a series of lectures and formative exercises.

Supervision

  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Christian Griffiths
  • Acousto-fluid-structure interaction of pressure reducers (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof Antonio Gil
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof Antonio Gil
  • Multiphasic momentum, Heat and mass transfer within a hollow fibre blood oxygenator (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Raoul Van Loon
  • Non-Homogeneous Haematocrit Distribution in VAD Modelling Practice to Improve Blood Damage Prediction (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Rajesh Ransing
  • 'Advanced Data acquisition techniques applied to product development and improvement of manufacturing processes.' (awarded 2017)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof Richard Johnston
    Other supervisor: Dr Raoul Van Loon
  • ''Computational Strategies for Investigating Flow and Oxygenation in Hollow Fibre Membrane-Type Blood Oxygenators'' (awarded 2017)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof Johann Sienz
    Other supervisor: Dr Raoul Van Loon