Mr Carwyn Ward

B.Eng. (Hons), M.Res.(Wales), PhD

  • BS8 1TR

20082020

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Research Output

2008

A novel approach to manufacture complex lightly loaded structures using vacuum forming: technique and first trials assessment

Ward, C. & Potter, KD., 2008, SECIO 08, SAMPE Europe International Conference, Paris, France. p. 92 - 97 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Understanding composites design and manufacturing for minimisation of scrap generation: The first steps to efficient material use

Ward, C. & Potter, KD., 2008, SECIO 08, SAMPE Europe International Conference, Paris, France. p. 543 - 548 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2009

Achieving Low Variability, Rework and Scrap Rates In The Production Of Advanced Composite Parts

Potter, K., Hazra, K. & Ward, C., 2009, SEICO 09 SAMPE Europe International Conference, Paris.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2010

Improving the Manufacture of Complex Geometries through the Use of a Novel Highly Drapable Preform- A Tow Steering Approach

Hazra, K., Ward, C. & Potter, K., Jun 2010, ECCM.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2011

Development of the manufacture of complex composite panels

Ward, C., Hazra, K. & Potter, K., 2011, In : International Journal of Materials and Product Technology. 42, p. 131 - 155 No.3/4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the manual forming of complex geometry composite panels for productivity and quality gains in relation to automated forming capabilities

Ward, C., Lukaszewicz, D. & Potter, K., 1 Dec 2011, SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2012

The compaction of uncured toughened prepreg laminates in relation to automated forming

Hall, C., Ward, C., Ivanov, D. S. & Potter, K., 1 Jan 2012, ECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

4 Citations (Scopus)

The engineering aspects of automated prepreg layup: History, present and future

Lukaszewicz, D. H. -J. A., Ward, C. & Potter, K. D., Apr 2012, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 43, 3, p. 997-1009 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

335 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A status of acceptance criteria and process requirements in advanced composites manufacturing, and whether they are fit for purpose

Crowley, D. M., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 19 Dec 2013, SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 7.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

6 Citations (Scopus)

COMPRESSIBILITY OF COMPLEX 3D BRAIDED ARCHITECTURES

Mahadik, Y., Scrimshaw, C., Ward, C. & Ivanov, D., 2013, COMPOSITES WEEK @ LEUVEN AND TEXCOMP-11 CONFERENCE. 16-20 SEPTEMBER 2013, LEUVEN.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

NOVEL FLEXIBLE TOOLING TO ENHANCE LIQUID RESIN INFUSION MANUF-ACTURE FOR NET-SHAPED PREFORMS

Ward, C., Creak, A., Heath, C., White, J., Mahadik, Y. & Ivanov, D., 2013, COMPOSITES WEEK @ LEUVEN AND TEXCOMP-11 CONFERENCE. 16-20 SEPTEMBER 2013, LEUVEN.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

On prepreg properties and manufacturability

Elkington, M., Bloom, L. D., Ward, C., Chatzimichali, A. & Potter, K., 24 Jul 2013, Proc. 19th Int. Conf. on Composite Materials, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. p. 4397-4409 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Application of a Lean Philosophy During Manufacturing of Advanced Airframe Structures in a New Product Introduction (NPI) Environment

Winter, D. J. J., Jones, C. D. C., Ward, C., Gibbons, P. M., McMahon, C. A. & Potter, K. D., 2013, Advances in Sustainable and Competitive Manufacturing Systems: 23rd International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing. p. 1503-1513 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

The manufacture of advanced composite parts to rigid industrial specifications - Can it be made?

Crowley, D. M., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 19 Dec 2013, SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 7.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)

The use of Low Cost Additive Layer Manufacturing for the Repair of Composite Sandwich Panels

White, J., Etches, J. A. & Ward, C., 6 Nov 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Abstract

2014

Aligned Discontinuous Fiber Composites: A Short History

Such, M., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 2014, In : Journal of Multifunctional Composites. p. 113–126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

A study of the pressure distribution in the hand layup and vacuum bagging processes

Bloom, L. D., Napper, M. A., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 1 Jan 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Intelligent composite lay-up by the application of discrete technologies

Such, M., Ward, C., Hutabarat, W. & Tiwari, A., 2014, In : Procedia CIRP. 25, p. 122-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Preshearing: The evolution of manual layup

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Chatzimichali, A. & Potter, K., 1 Jan 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Reusing automotive composites production waste

Snudden, J. P., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 1 Jan 2014, In : Reinforced Plastics. 58, 6, p. 20-27 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Systems thinking for rapid decision making in industrial contexts

Winter, D. J. J., Ashton-Rickardt, P., Ward, C., Yearworth, M., McMahon, C. A. & Potter, K. D., 1 Jan 2014, 8th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, SysCon 2014 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 206-212 7 p. 6819259

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2015

Draping processes for composites manufacture

Potter, K. & Ward, C., 27 Jul 2015, Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design. JAI-Elsevier Science Inc, p. 93-109 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring the discrete tools used by laminators in composites manufacturing: application of novel concept

Jones, H. V., Chatzimichali, A., Middleton, R. A., Potter, K. D. & Ward, C., Dec 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 4, p. 185-198 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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5 Citations (Scopus)
480 Downloads (Pure)

Hand Layup: understanding the manual process

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Bloom, L. D., Potter, K. & Chatzimichali, A., Dec 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 3, p. 138-151 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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40 Citations (Scopus)
1430 Downloads (Pure)

Observing process parameter effects in tufted sandwich structures

Hartley, J., Kratz, J., Ward, C. & Partridge, I., 25 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Abstract

On the evolution of the distribution of entrapped air at the tool/first ply interface during lay-up and debulk

Napper, M. A., Bloom, D., Ward, C. & Potter, K., 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 1, p. 36-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Stabilizing textile preforms by means of liquid resin print: a feasibility study

Ivanov, D., White, J., Hendry, W., Mahadik, Y., Minett, V., Patel, H. & Ward, C., Mar 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 1, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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10 Citations (Scopus)
292 Downloads (Pure)

Studying effects of preshearing on hand layup

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Chatzimichali, A. & Potter, K., 1 Apr 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 2, p. 80-93 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Towards the development of an instrumented test bed for tufting visualisation

Tan, G., Hartley, J. W., Withers, E., Kratz, J. & Ward, C., 17 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the SAMPE Europe Conference 2015 AMIENS. 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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113 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Automated layup of sheet prepregs on complex moulds

Elkington, M., Ward, C. & Potter, K. D., 7 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Advanced Materials. 3, p. 70-84 14 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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Automated Layup of Sheet Prepregs on Complex Moulds

Elkington, M. P., Ward, C. & Potter, K. D., 24 Jun 2016, International SAMPE Technical Conference. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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9 Citations (Scopus)
318 Downloads (Pure)

Column Interaction in Tufted Sandwich Structures Under Edgewise Loading

Hartley, J. W., Tse, G., Kratz, J., Ward, C. & Partridge, I. K., 30 Jun 2016, ECCM17 - 17th European Conference on Composite Materials: Munich, German, 26-30 June 2016. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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150 Downloads (Pure)

Cure rate tailoring of thick composites via temperature controlled vascular pathways

O'Donnell, M. P., Mahadik, Y. & Ward, C., 4 Jan 2016, 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. Reston, Virginia: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 14 p. 0161

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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354 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of automated patch placement on the mechanical performance of reformed NCF carbon fibre

Snudden, J. P., Horn, B., Ward, C., Potter, K. & Drechsler, K., 1 Jan 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Hand lay-up of complex geometries-prediction, capture and feedback

Crowley, D. M., Elkington, M. P., Ward, C. & Potter, K. D., 26 May 2016, International SAMPE Technical Conference. Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Vol. 2016-January. 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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232 Downloads (Pure)

Optimising the Manufacture in Composites Materials of a Box Shaped Geometry through Ergonomics and Human Factor Assessments

Sivanathan, L., Ward, C. & Koutsomitopoulou, A., 19 Apr 2016. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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54 Downloads (Pure)

Rate Dependance of Forming UD Prepreg Laminates

Elkington, M. P. & Ward, C., 24 Jul 2016, ECCM17 - 17th European Conference on Composite Materials: Munich, German, 26-30 June 2016. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Reclaiming in-process composite waste for use in energy absorbing sandwich structures

Hartley, J. W., Bogucki, P., Snudden, J. P., Withers, E. M., Ward, C. & Kratz, J., 26 May 2016. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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98 Downloads (Pure)

The Manufacture of Honeycomb Cores using Fused Deposition Modelling

Pollard, D., Ward, C., Herrmann, G. & Etches, J., 26 Jun 2016, Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
170 Downloads (Pure)

Visualising process induced variations in the manufacture of tufted sandwich panels

Withers, E. M., Kratz, J., Hamerton, I. & Ward, C., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2017

Automated composite draping: a review

Elkington, M., Ward, C. & Sarkytbayev, A., 25 May 2017, SAMPE 2017. SAMPE North America, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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430 Downloads (Pure)

Collaborative Human-Robotic layup

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Kirby, A., Libby, M. & Gandhi, N., 14 Dec 2017, Composites Advanced Manufacturing Exposition 2017. Orlando Florida, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Developing a cost comparison technique for hand lay-up versus automated fibre placement and infusion versus out-of-autoclave

Bauswein, Y., Veldenz, L. & Ward, C., 14 Nov 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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Effect of tufting density and loop length on the crushing behaviour of tufted sandwich specimens

Hartley, J., Kratz, J., Ward, C. & Partridge, I., 1 Mar 2017, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 112, p. 49-56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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12 Citations (Scopus)
261 Downloads (Pure)

Filament temperature dynamics in fused deposition modelling and outlook for control

Pollard, D., Ward, C., Herrmann, G. & Etches, J., 18 Sep 2017, 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2017, 27-30 June 2017, Modena, Italy. p. 536-544 9 p. ( Procedia manufacturing; vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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12 Citations (Scopus)
302 Downloads (Pure)

Improvement of the in-plane crushing response of CFRP sandwich panels by through-thickness reinforcements

Blok, L. G., Kratz, J., Lukaszewicz, D., Hesse, S., Ward, C. & Kassapoglou, C., 1 Feb 2017, In : Composite Structures. 161, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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16 Citations (Scopus)
321 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the Performance of Tufted Composite Sandwich Structures

Hartley, J., Dyson, M. & Ward, C., 2017, 21st International Conference on Composite Materials.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Improving the Understanding of Tufted Energy Absorbing Sandwich Structures

Hartley, J. & Ward, C., 25 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the thirty-second technical conference. American Society for Composites, p. 2260-2273 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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Initial Studies in the Characterisation of a Polymer Matrix for use in Composite Wind Turbine Blades

Russell, B., Hamerton, I., Ward, C. & Takeda, S., 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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Modern advances in bismaleimide resin technology: A 21st century perspective on the chemistry of addition polyimides

Iredale, R., Ward, C. & Hamerton, I., Jun 2017, In : Progress in Polymer Science. 69, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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72 Citations (Scopus)
632 Downloads (Pure)