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Transportation Research Group

 
Research Landscape

Image describing the overall research landscape covered by the TRG

Actively-Steered B-Double

 
Rutted A-Road

Photograph of an A-road in the UK, exhibiting wheel-path rutting (permanent deformation) due to heavy vehicles

Potholes due to dynamic loading

A low strength road exhibiting potholes due to dynamic axle loading

Three-point bend test on asphalt beam

Fracture tests on an asphalt three-point bend specimen

Finite element analysis of 3-point bend specimen

Finite Element Analysis of an asphalt three-point bend specimen

Load Measuring Mat

Tyre force measuring mat developed by the TRG, being tested on the A34 trunk road near Oxford

CVDC Tanker with active-roll-control

Articulated tanker with active roll-control

Fuel Consumption Model

 
image_2G-valve

 
Semi-Active Damper

 
CAD view of active steering bogie

 
Misc Docs

 

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PhD approved

Feb 03, 2016

Qiheng (Matt) Miao's PhD dissertation 'Vision-based path-following control of articulated vehicles' has been approved by the university.

PhD approved

Aug 01, 2015

Amy Rimmer's PhD dissertation 'Autonomous Reversing of Multiply-Articulated Heavy Vehicles, PhD Dissertation, in Engineering Department' has been approved by the University.

PhD approved

Mar 09, 2014

Leon Henderson's PhD dissertation 'Improving Emergency Braking Performance of Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

News on the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight

Feb 24, 2013

The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight is a new initiative involving researchers in heavy vehicle engineering at Cambridge; the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot Watt University working with a Consortium of companies from the road freight and vehicle manufacturing industries. The aim is to make road freight transport more sustainable. Follow links to two articles about the centre...

PhD Approved

Dec 01, 2012

Will Midgley's PhD dissertation 'Regenerative Braking of Urban Delivery Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

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