Mr Carwyn Ward

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

  • BS8 1TR

20082020

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Research Output

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)

A comparison of FDM structural layouts and implementation of an open-source arm-based system

Pollard, D., Herrmann, G., Ward, C. & Etches, J., 30 Apr 2018, 2018 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Modeling and Mechatronics (IC4M 2018) – 2018 3rd International Conference on Design, Engineering and Science (ICDES 2018). EDP Sciences, Vol. 167. 6 p. 03002. (MATEC Web of Conferences).

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

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3 Citations (Scopus)
255 Downloads (Pure)

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 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)

Application of an arm-based FDM system for sandwich panel fabrication

Pollard, D., Herrmann, G., Ward, C. & Etches, J., 24 Jun 2018. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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63 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)

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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428 Downloads (Pure)

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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300 Downloads (Pure)

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)
317 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of the Offshore Precipitation Environment to Help Combat Leading Edge Erosion of Wind Turbine Blades

Herring, R., Dyer, K., Howkins, P. & Ward, C., 9 Feb 2020, (Submitted) In : Wind Energy Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue (Academic Journal)

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)

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)

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)

Computational fluid dynamics methodology for characterisation of leading edge erosion in whirling arm test rigs

Herring, R., Dyer, K., MacLeod, A. & Ward, C., 21 May 2019, WindEurope Conference and Exhibition 2019: Delivering a Clean Economy for All European: Proceedings of a meeting held 2-4 April 2019, Bibao, Spain.. 1 ed. Vol. 1222. 11 p. 012011. (Journal of Physics: Conference Series).

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

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114 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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352 Downloads (Pure)

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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66 Downloads (Pure)

Developing a High-Fidelity Knowledge Base for Non-Destructive Testing and Composite Material Products: A Review

Gandhi, N. H., Rose, R., Croxford, A. J. & Ward, C., 5 Sep 2019. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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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)

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)

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)
260 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)

Eliminating the need for gel-coat surfaces in composites

Sivanathan, L., Atkins, G., Ward, C. & Koutsomitopoulou, A., 1 Jan 2020, ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials. Applied Mechanics Laboratory, (ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials).

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

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)
477 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)
301 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)
1425 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)
318 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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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241 Downloads (Pure)

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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66 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative preform design exploiting automated fibre placement

Zivkovic, P., Ward, C. & Marengo, G., 1 Jan 2020, ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials. Applied Mechanics Laboratory, (ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials).

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)

Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Ward-Cherrier, B., Lepora, N., Pestell, N. & Almas, E., 26 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. V. Hoa, S. (ed.). Concordia University Press

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

LayupRITE: Manufacturing Support Tools for the Composites Industry

Crowley, D. M., Ward, C., Rider, L., Shakspeare, P., Thornton, B. & Edwards, S., Nov 2019, In : Sampe journal. November/December 2019, p. 36-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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)
630 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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 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)
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21 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)

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)

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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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)