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ETCbrunel provides a highly regarded consultancy and research service in engineering and environmental investigations, including expert witness statements for legal purposes. UKAS accreditation has been obtained for many of the services offered. Our services include asbestos fibre analysis, surface examination and heavy metal analysis. For more details of these and other projects please see our “Analytical Services” page. A full list of available investigation techniques can be found under “Characterization Facilities”. Our clients include local, national and international companies, as well as university research groups. If you’d like further information, please look at our website or e-mail the Research Co-ordinator, Dr Benjamin Jones

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 50 of 58
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
23-Jan-2024Effect of Water on Zn Electrodeposition from a Deep Eutectic SolventLahiri, A; Hirani, P; Haghani, S; Endres, F
1-Feb-2024Application of chemically-activated recycled carbon fibres for aqueous-phase adsorptions - part I: Optimisation of activation processTaylor, JH; Troisi, G; Masoudi Soltani, S
21-Sep-2023Effect of incorporating carbon- and silicon-based nanomaterials on the physico-chemical properties of a structural epoxy adhesiveAl-Zu'bi, M; Anguilano, L; Fan, M
28-Jul-2023Enrichment of native plastic associated biofilm communities to enhance polyester degrading activityHoward, SA; Carr, CM; Sbahtu, HI; Onwukwe, U; López, MJ; Dobson, ADW; McCarthy, RR
2022Hyperaccumulation of lead using Agrostis tenuisAnguilano, L; Onwukwe, U; Dekhli, A; Venditti, S; Aryani, D; Reynolds, A
20-Apr-2022Clay mineral formation and transformation in non-marine environments and implications for Early Cretaceous palaeoclimatic evolution: The Weald Basin, Southeast EnglandAkinlotan, OO; Moghalu, OA; Hatter, SJ; Okunuwadje, S; Anquilano, L; Onwukwe, U; Haghani, S; Anyiam, OA; Jolly, BA
26-Mar-2022Processing of SiC nano-reinforced AlSi9Cu3 composites by stir mixing, ultrasonication and high pressure die castingLiu, G; Karim, M; Wang, S; Eskin, D; McKay, B
29-Sep-2021The effect of length and inclination of carbon fiber reinforced polymer laminates on shear capacity of near-surface mounted retrofitted reinforced concrete beamsAl-Zu'bi, M; Fan, M; Al Rjoub, Y; Ashteyat, A; Al-Kheetan, MJ; Anguilano, L
1-Feb-2021Microstructure and Corrosion Performance of Aluminium Matrix Composites Reinforced with Refractory High-Entropy Alloy ParticulatesAnaniadis, E; Argyris, KT; Matikas, TE; Sfikas, AK; Karantzalis, AE
13-May-2020Highly conductive zinc oxide based transparent conductive oxide films prepared using RF plasma sputtering under reducing atmosphereSalimian, A; Hasnath, A; Anguilano, L; Onwukwe, U; Aminishahsavarani, A; Sachez, C; Upadhyaya, H
4-Apr-2019Thermoresponsive Stiffness Softening of Hierarchically Porous Nanohybrid Membranes Promotes Niches for Mesenchymal Stem Cell DifferentiationWu, L; Magaz, A; Darbyshire, A; Howkins, A; Reynolds, A; Boyd, IW; Song, H; Song, JH; Loizidou, M; Emberton, M; Birchall, M; Song, W
4-Mar-2021Circular waste management of electric vehicle batteries: legal and technical perspectives from the EU and the UK post BrexitMalinauskaite, J; Anguilano, L; Schmidt Rivera, X
3-Mar-2020Comprehensive Investigation of the Long-term Performance of Internally Integrated Concrete Pavement with Sodium AcetateAl-Kheetan, MJ; Rahman, MM; Ghaffar, SH; Al-Tarawneh, M; Jweihan, YS
2019Effect of Size on the Luminescent Efficiency of Perovskite NanocrystalsGriffiths, JT; Rocca Rivarola, FW; Davis, NJLK; Ahumada-Lazo, R; Alanis, JA; Parkinson, P; Binks, DJ; Fu, WY; De La Pena, F; Price, MB; Howkins, A; Boyd, I; Humphreys, CJ; Greenham, NC; Ducati, C
2018Fibre/matrix intermetallic phase formation in novel aluminium-basalt compositesAdole, O; Barekar, N; McKay, B; Anguilano, L; Minton, T; Novytskyi, A
7-Jan-2019Mapping the Origins of Luminescence in ZnO Nanowires by STEM-CLKennedy, OW; White, ER; Howkins, A; Williams, CK; Boyd, IW; Warburton, PA; Shaffer, MSP
2018Working Together and Learning Together: The Study of the Metallurgical Remains of San Tommaso, Pavia, ItalyAnguilano, L; Piredda, G; Saba, C; Aryani, D; Marras, L; Grassi, E
20-Jul-2018Metalworking Evidence from a Late Antique Context in the Forum of GrumentumAnguilano, L; Bison, G; Haghani, S; Pozzan, L
15-Oct-2018Stiffness memory nanohybrid scaffolds generated by indirect 3D printing for biologically responsive soft implantsWu, L; Virdee, J; Maughan, E; Darbyshire, A; Jell, G; Loizidou, M; Emberton, M; Butler, P; Howkins, A; Reynolds, A; Boyd, IW; Birchall, M; Song, W
2018Microplastics in mussels sampled from coastal waters and supermarkets in the United KingdomLi, J; Green, C; Reynolds, A; Shi, H; Rotchell, JM
27-Jun-2018Recent avulsion history of Sefidrud, south west of the Caspian SeaHaghani, S; Leroy, SAG
20-Feb-2018Secondary Phase Interaction at Interfaces of High-Strength Brazed Joints made using Liquid Phase Sintered Alumina Ceramics and Ag-Cu-Ti Braze AlloysKassam, TA; Hari Babu, N.; Ludford, N; Yan, S; Howkins, A
2017Municipal Waste Management and Waste-to-Energy in the Context of a Circular Economy and Energy Recycling in EuropeMalinauskaite, J; Jouhara, H; Czajczyńska, D; Stanchev, P; Katsou, E; Rostkowsk, P; Thorne, RJ; Colón, J; Ponsá, S; Al-Mansour, F; Anguilano, L; Krzyżyńska, R; López, IC; Vlasopoulos, A; Spencer, N
2016New assessment criteria for durability evaluation of highly repellent surfacesWojdyla-Cieslak, Anna Maria
2015Nanocathodoluminescence reveals mitigation of the stark shift in InGaN quantum wells by Si dopingGriffiths, JT; Zhang, S; Rouet-Leduc, B; Fu, WY; Bao, A; Zhu, D; Wallis, DJ; Howkins, A; Boyd, I; Stowe, D; Kappers, MJ; Humphreys, CJ; Oliver, RA
2016A trapped magnetic field of 3T in homogeneous, bulk MgB2 superconductors fabricated by a Modified Precursor Infiltration and Growth (MPIG) processBhagurkar, AG; Yamamoto, A; Anguilano, L; Dennis, AR; Durrell, JH; Babu, NH; Cardwell, DA
2015Smart implant: the biomechanical testing of instrumented intramedullary nails during simulated callus healing using telemetry for fracture healing monitoringNemchand, Jaya Luxshmi
2015Towards a mechanistic understanding of carbon stabilization in manganese oxidesJohnson, K; Purvis, G; Lopez-Capel, E; Peacock, C; Gray, N; Wagner, T; März, C; Bowen, L; Ojeda, J; Finlay, N; Robertson, S; Worral, F; Greenwell, C
2015Identification and quantification of microplastics in wastewater using focal plane array-based reflectance micro-FT-IR imagingOjeda, J; Tagg, AS; Sapp, M; Harrison, JP
2015Effect of low voltage AC fields on cardiovascular implantsKothandaraman, A; Anson, T; Reynolds, A
2015Triphenylarsonium-functionalised gold nanoparticles: potential nanocarriers for intracellular therapeutics.Lalwani, N; Chen, YS; Brooke, G; Cross, NA; Allen, DW; Reynolds, A; Ojeda, J; Tizzard, GJ; Coles, SJ; Bricklebank, N
2014Determining the chronology of deposition of natural fingermarks and inks on paper using secondary ion mass spectrometryAttard-Montalto, N; Ojeda, JJ; Reynolds, A; Ismail, M; Bailey, M; Doodkorte, L; De Puit, M; Jones, BJ
2008Composition dependence of electronic structure and optical properties of Hf1-xSixOy gate dielectricsHe, G; Zhang, LD; Meng, GW; Li, GH; Fei, GT; Wang, XJ; Zhang, JP; Liu, M; Fang, Q; Boyd, IW
2009Template epitaxial growth of thermoelectric Bi/BiSb superlattice nanowires by charge-controlled pulse electrodepositionDou, X; Li, G; Lei, H; Huang, X; Li, L; Boyd, IW
2013Empirical investigation of water pollution control through use of Phragmites australisAl Akeel, Khaled
2009Failure analysis of a steel motorcycle kickstandHuda, Z; Shi, KW; Bulpett, R
2012Interactions between latent fingermarks, deposition surfaces and development agentsBacon, Simon Richard
2009Structure and tribological performance of diamond-like carbon based coatings for aerospace component processingPodgoric, S; Jones, BJ; Bulpett, R; Franks, J; Troisi, G
2009Electronic properties of SnO2-based ceramics with double function of varistor and humidity sensorGlot, AB; Sandoval-García, AP; Gaponov, AV; Bulpett, R; Jones, BJ; Jimenez-Santana, G
2010Nano-scale composition of commercial white powders for development of latent fingerprints on adhesivesJones, BJ; Reynolds, AJ; Richardson, M; Sears, VG
2010Effect of substrate surface topography on forensic development of latent fingerprints with iron oxide powder suspensionJones, BJ; Downham, R; Sears, VG
2011Argon plasma treatment techniques on steel and effects on diamond-like carbon structure and delaminationJones, BJ; Anguilano, L; Ojeda, JJ
2010Diamond-like carbon coating of alternative metal alloys for medical and surgical applicationsJones, BJ; Mahendran, A; Anson, AW; Reynolds, AJ; Bulpett, R; Franks, J
1991The characterisation of white-etching layers formed on engineering steelsBulpett, Robert
2009Commentary on “Evaluation of shooting distance by AFM and FTIR⁄ATR analysis of GSR” Mou Y., Lakadwar J., Rabalais J.W., J. Forensic Sci. 2008; 53:1381-6Jones, BJ
2009Diamond-like carbon / epoxy low-friction coatings to replace electroplated chromiumPodgoric, S; Jones, BJ; Bulpett, R; Troisi, G; Franks, J
2009Current limiting and negative differential resistance in indium oxide based ceramicsGlot, AB; Mazurik, SV; Jones, BJ; Bondarchuk, AN; Bulpett, R; Verma, N
2008Nano-scale analysis of titanium dioxide fingerprint-development powdersReynolds, AJ; Jones, BJ; Sears, V; Bowman, V
2008Effect of sintering temperature and heat treatment on electrical properties of indium oxide based ceramicsGlot, AB; Mazurik, SV; Jones, BJ; Bondarchuk, AN; Bulpett, R; Verma, N
2008Sparkling touchdownPodgoric, S; Jones, BJ; Bulpett, R; Franks, J
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 50 of 58