Professor David Nash

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    • Finite element analysis
    • Mechanical structural design
    • Pressure Vessels and piping systems
    • Bio-mechanics
    • CPD
    • Stress analysis in all its forms - ANSYS and ABAQUS
    • Design and optimisation of engineering structures
    • Use of codes and standards and design by analysis
    • Design of medical devices

Publications

Thermal buckling of cylindrical shell with temperature-dependent material properties : conventional theoretical solution and new numerical method
Wang Zewu, Han Quanfeng, Nash David H, Fan Haigui, Xia Liangzhi
Mechanics Research Communications Vol 92, pp. 74-80 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2018.07.009
Performance of a gasketed joint under bolt up and combined pressure, axial and thermal loading – FEA study
Abid Muhammad, Nash David Hugh, Javed Saif, Wajid Hafiz Abdul
International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping Vol 168, pp. 166-173 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpvp.2018.10.014
Surface roughness 3D modelling and its association with leak tightness for a metal-to-metal contacting surface
Anwar Ali A, Dempster William, Gorash Yevgen, Nash David
ASME 2017 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1115/PVP2017-65404
Web crippling behaviour of cold-formed steel channel sections with web holes subjected to interior-one-flange loading condition - part II : parametric study and proposed design equations
Lian Ying, Uzzaman Asraf, Lim James BP, Abdelal Gasser, Nash David, Young Ben
Thin-Walled Structures Vol 114, pp. 92–106 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2016.10.018
Effects of edge-stiffened circular holes on the web crippling strength of cold-formed steel channel sections under one-flange loading conditions
Uzzaman Asraf, Lim James BP, Nash David, Young Ben
Engineering Structures Vol 139, pp. 96–107 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.02.042
Web crippling behaviour of cold-formed steel channel sections with web holes subjected to Interior-one-flange loading condition-part I : experimental and numerical investigation
Lian Ying, Uzzaman Asraf, Lim James BP, Abdelal Gasser, Nash David, Young Ben
Thin-Walled Structures Vol 111, pp. 103–112 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2016.10.024

more publications

Research interests

Applications of finite element analysis:

  • specifically pressure vessels and piping,
  • bio-mechanics,
  • materials

Projects

WARC2 - Design Optimisation
Riccardi, Annalisa (Principal Investigator) Dempster, William (Co-investigator) Minisci, Edmondo (Co-investigator) Nash, David (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2021
Nitinol Complex Loads
Wheel, Marcus (Principal Investigator) Nash, David (Co-investigator)
18-Jan-2017 - 17-Jan-2020
Influence of Structure on Wind Turbine Blade Erosion
Nash, David (Principal Investigator)
03-Jan-2016 - 30-Jan-2019
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind & Marine Energy Systems | Leishman, Grant
Nash, David (Principal Investigator) Yang, Liu (Co-investigator) Leishman, Grant (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 01-Jan-2020
KTP - James A Cuthbertson
Keating, Barbara (Principal Investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator) Ion, William (Co-investigator) Nash, David (Co-investigator)
02-Jan-2015 - 01-Jan-2017
KTP - Vascutek
Nash, David (Principal Investigator) Dempster, William (Co-investigator)
17-Jan-2014 - 16-Jan-2017

more projects

Address

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
James Weir Building

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