Professor David Nash

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Experienced Professor in the field of Mechanics and Materials. Strong track record in Pressurised Systems and wider applications of finite element analysis.

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

A comparison of stress analysis and limit analysis approaches for single and multiple nozzle combinations in cylindrical pressure vessels
Bozkurt Murat, Nash David, Uzzaman Asraf
International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping Vol 194 (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpvp.2021.104563
Calculation of outer crack stress intensity factors for nozzle junctions in cylindrical pressure vessels using FCPAS
Bozkurt Murat, Nash David, Uzzaman Asraf
Proceedings of the ASME 2021 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference ASME 2021 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference Volume 2: Computer Technology and Bolted Joints; Design and Analysis (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1115/PVP2021-64385
A staged approach to erosion analysis of wind turbine blade coatings
Nash David, Leishman Grant, MacKie Cameron, Dyer Kirsten, Yang Liu
Coatings Vol 11 (2021)
https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings11060681
Effect of the internal pressure and external loads on nozzles in cylindrical vessel
Bozkurt Murat, Nash David, Uzzaman Asraf
2020 the 6th International Conference on Mechanics and Mechatronics Research (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/938/1/012007
Efficiently simulating an endograft deployment : a methodology for detailed CFD analyses
Kyriakou Faidon, Maclean Craig, Dempster William, Nash David
Annals of Biomedical Engineering Vol 48, pp. 2449-2465 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-020-02519-8
Web crippling behaviour of cold-formed steel channel sections with edge-stiffened and unstiffened circular holes under interior-two-flange loading condition
Uzzaman Asraf, Lim James BP, Nash David, Roy Krishanu
Thin-Walled Structures (2020)

More publications

Research interests

Applications of finite element analysis:

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

Projects

Msc placements with Vascutek Limited
Nash, David (Principal Investigator) Kyriakou, Faidon (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 10-Jan-2020
IAA - Irregular anatomical effects on fatigue safety and sealing performance of stent grafts
Nash, David (Principal Investigator) Dempster, William (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2019
Boiler Technologies - Strucutural and Thermal Aspects
Nash, David (Principal Investigator) Dempster, William (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2018
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Kucharek, Mariusz
Yang, Liu (Principal Investigator) Nash, David (Co-investigator) Zhang, Yonghao (Co-investigator) Kucharek, Mariusz (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 23-Jan-2022
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

More projects

Address

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
James Weir Building

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