Professor Donald MacKenzie

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Has expertise in:

    • Finite element analysis
    • Pressure Vessel Design
    • Linear & non-linear analysis of structures & components
    • Design by analysis assessment - elastic and inelastic


On cyclic yield strength in definition of limits for characterisation of fatigue and creep behaviour
Gorash Yevgen, MacKenzie Donald
Open Engineering Vol 7, pp. 126-140, (2017)
Investigation of fatigue assessments accuracy for beam weldments considering material data input and FE-mode type
Gorash Yevgen, Comlekci Tugrul, MacKenzie Donald
Journal of Physics Conference Series Vol 843, (2017)
Stress linearization concepts and restrictions in elastic design by analysis
MacKenzie Donald
ASME 2017 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference (PVP2017), (2017)
Influence of material data input on accuracy of fatigue assessments for beam weldments
Gorash Yevgen, Comlekci Tugrul, MacKenzie Donald
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, PAMM Vol 16, (2016)
Comparative study of FE-models and material data for fatigue life assessments of welded thin-walled cross-beam connections
Gorash Yevgen, Comlekci Tugrul, Mackenzie Donald
Procedia Engineering Vol 133, pp. 420-432, (2015)
A new distributed cooling method for mitigating residual stress in friction stir welding
Zhou Xingguo, Mackenzie Donald, Pan Wenke
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, (2015)

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Rolls Royce Civil PhD 2
MacKenzie, Donald (Principal Investigator) Boyle, James (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Nov-2016 - 30-Apr-2020
Rolls Royce Civil PhD 1
MacKenzie, Donald (Principal Investigator) Boyle, James (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Nov-2016 - 30-Apr-2020
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Connolly, Stephen John
MacKenzie, Donald (Principal Investigator) Connolly, Stephen John (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2016 - 01-Apr-2020
Collaborative Training Account | Olsson Robbie, Mikael
MacKenzie, Donald (Co-investigator) Olsson Robbie, Mikael (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Sep-2008 - 09-Sep-2016
UK Centre for Hydraulic Fracturing Equipment
Corney, Jonathan (Principal Investigator) MacKenzie, Donald (Co-investigator) Rentizelas, Athanasios (Co-investigator) Shipton, Zoe (Co-investigator)
Period 05-Feb-2015 - 31-Dec-2015
WeirSPM Pump of the Future PowerFrame
Gorash, Yevgen (Researcher) MacKenzie, Donald (Academic)
The design for the POTF is currently being completed by Weir SPM and based on the discussions on the new design, a set of numerical analysis studies are now proposed for the powerframe of the POTF: • Kinematic analysis, • Structural analysis, • Fatigue analysis, • Design variations and optimisation analysis.
Period 01-Apr-2014 - 31-Aug-2014

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
James Weir Building

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