UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

Mechanical Engineering

Dr Philip Harrison BSc(Hons) PhD CEng MIMechE


TEACHING


Currently teaching:

  • Materials 2
  • Design and Manufacture 2A & 2B
  • Manufacturing with Advanced Composites
Lecture notes for these courses will be uploaded onto Moodle for the 2010-2011 term.


SUPERVISION

BEng and MEng Projects

  1. Peter O'Brien, Modelling the Variability of Fibre Orientations in Advanced Composites using Finite Element Analysis, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 78, Jan 2012 [pdf]
  2. Calum David Deans, Design and Manufacture of a Combined Wheelchair and Tricycle, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 52, March 2011 [pdf]
  3. Gordon Kanyike, Characterising the Inherent Variability of Textile Composites, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 72, March 2011 [pdf]
  4. Assamawal AlHinai, Manufacture of Shape Memory Polymer Composite, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 56, March 2011 [pdf]
  5. Bruce Charles Miller, Manufacture and Characterisation of Magneto-Rheological Elastomers, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 47, March 2011 [pdf]
  6. Jonathan Wood, Simulation of the manufacture of composite parts, MEng, Eurocopter, Munich, Germany, 86, Jan 2011 (principal supervisor Dr Francois Dumont)
  7. Niall Norton, Design and manufacture of an advanced composite, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 79, Jan 2011 [pdf]
  8. Weikeong Teng, Comparison of composite material with finite element analysis, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 94, Jan 2011 [pdf]
  9. Henry Lee, Handle Hygene: Self sanitising door handle, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2010
  10. James Williams, Carry chair redesign: Providing mechanical assistance for ascent of stairs, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2010 [pdf]
  11. Alan Easdale, Design and manufacture of a carbon composite bicycle frame, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, April 2010 [pdf]
  12. Raymond Ho, Design and chacterisation of a ballistic trauma pack, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 79, Jan 2010 [pdf]
  13. Andrew Luke Miles, Design and chacterisation of a novel ballistic trauma pack, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow,  33, May 2009 [pdf]
  14. Shahnawaz Vahora, Synthesis of X-aerogels for ballistic applications, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 50, May, 2009 [pdf]
  15. Kyle Jamison, Effect of non-orthogonal impact on textile composites, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May, 2009 (principal supervisor Dr Ron Thomson)
  16. Alana Richards, Design of a heated blankholder for a thermoforming station, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 76, Jan 2009  [pdf]
  17. Euan Casey, Simulation for the manufacture of composite structural helicopter components, MEng, Eurocopter, Munich, Germany, 78, Jan 2009 (principal supervisor Dr Francois Dumont)
  18. Euan Trousdale, Production of novel X-aerogels for ballistics, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 31, Sept 2008 [pdf]
  19. Gail Gemmel, Design of a heated blankholder for a thermoforming station, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 52, Jan 2008 [pdf] [pdf]
  20. Stuart Milne, Static and dynamic mechanical testing of an all polypropylene self-reinforced composite, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 38, May 2008 [pdf]
  21. Jorge Lorente Mallada, Formability and characterisation of self-reinforced composites, Erasmus student, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 63, May 2008 (from University of Zargoza)  [pdf]
  22. Michelle Rainey, Novel ballistic vehicle armour, MEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 70, Jan 2008 (principal supervisor Dr Ron Thomson)
  23. Christopher Maitland, Advanced manufacture of helicopter components, MEng, Eurocopter, Munich, Germany, 57, 2008
  24. Gordon Pettigrew, Thermoforming station project, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 57, May 2007 [pdf]
  25. Leo Martin, Investigation into the shear testing of reinforced composites, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow,45, May 2007
  26. Andrew Cochrane, Design, manufacture and installation of a water cooled platen for consolidation experiments, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 45, May 2007 [pdf]
  27. Scott McNeil, Duoboard: an exercise tool for core stability, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2006
  28. Alistair Sharp, Design and manufacture of a friction rig, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2006
  29. Murray Whyte, Design and manufacture of a picture frame testing rig, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2006
  30. Andrew Beaumont, Development of a mesh generator for finite element simulations, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 27, May 2006 [pdf]
  31. David McHardy, A method for producing fibre reinforced foams, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 75, May 2006
  32. Connell Treble, Design of an environmentally friendly inclusive kettle, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2006
  33. Margaret Vass, Submarine Trim Mechanism Using Battery Packs, BEng, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, May 2006
  34. Simon Adams, Introduction of a segmented blankholder to press forming of carbon fibre composites, MEng, School of Mech, Mat & Manu, Uni of Nottingham, 20, April, 2005 [pdf]
  35. Philip Evans, Rheology of automotive and aerospace materials, BEng, School of Mech, Mat & Manu, Uni of Nottingham, 40, April, 2005
  36. Moh Keat Tan, Deformation mechanisms of textile composites, BEng, School of Mech, Mat & Manu, Uni of Nottingham, 23, April, 2004
  37. Tom Haylock, Rheology of aerospace composites, BEng, School of Mech, Mat & Manu, Uni of Nottingham, 28, April, 2004 [pdf]
  38. Luc Janssen, Design of an axisymmetric flow tube for rheo-optical measurements, MEng, Tech Uni of Eindhoven, April, 2000

MSc Projects

  1. Avinash Pandey, Manufacture of Advanced Textile Composites, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 117, Sept, 2010 [pdf]
  2. Sivapraveen Chandrapraksam, Multilayer forming of advanced composites, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 62, Sept 2009 [pdf]
  3. Sandeep Kumar Pavuluri, A Materials Selection Case Study, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 38, Sept 2009 [pdf]
  4. Bhavin Parekh, Forming of Advanced Composites, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 39, Sept 2009 [pdf]
  5. Vikram Karnam, Consolidation of self-reinforcing composites: Peel testing of mechanical properties, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 36, Sept 2007  [pdf]
  6. Buduka Amadi, Design of a biaxial testing device, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 80, Sept 2007
  7. Nisarga Chaudhari, Forming and mechanical behaviour of composite material, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 40, Sept 2007  [pdf]
  8. Mohamed Khan, Consolidation of self-reinforcing composites: Tensile testing of mechanical properties, MSc, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, Sept 2007  [pdf]

Placement Students

  1. Turkur Ahmed Gidado, Design and implementation of a composite materials software, IAESTE Summer Trainee, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, Aug 2008 (from Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni, China) [pdf]
  2. Ikuo Koyama, Development of a mesh generator including directional variability, IAESTE Summer Trainee, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 2006 (from Dept of Mech Sci & Eng, Nagoya Uni, Japan)  [pdf]
  3. Laurent Maurel, Design and manufacture of heated tooling for a thermoforming station, Dept Mech Eng, Uni of Glasgow, 2006 (from IST Midi-Pyrenees, France) [pdf]
  4. Karin van de Haar, Modelling resistance at the ply/tool contact interface for Twintex, MEng, School of Mech, Mat & Manu, Uni of Nottingham, 28, Jan, 2005 (from Uni of Twente, The Netherlands) [pdf]