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Investigation of the effect of forming parameters in incremental sheet forming using a micromechanics based damage model (2018)
Journal Article
Gatea, S., Lu, B., Chen, J., Ou, H., & McCartney, G. (2018). Investigation of the effect of forming parameters in incremental sheet forming using a micromechanics based damage model. International Journal of Material Forming, doi:10.1007/s12289-018-1434-3. ISSN 1960-6206

The incremental sheet forming (ISF) process is considered as a feasible solution for forming a variety of small batch and even customised sheet components. The quality of an ISF product is affected by various process parameters, e.g. sheet material,... Read More

Deformation and fracture characteristics of Al6092/SiC/17.5p metal matrix composite sheets due to heat treatments (2018)
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Gatea, S., Ou, H., & McCartney, G. (2018). Deformation and fracture characteristics of Al6092/SiC/17.5p metal matrix composite sheets due to heat treatments. Materials Characterization, 142, doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2018.05.050. ISSN 1044-5803

In metal matrix composite (MMC) materials, the reaction between the metal matrix and reinforcement particles could change the composition of the matrix and the interface and lead to interfacial compounds. These intermetallic compounds may have either... Read More

Evaluation of formability and fracture of pure titanium in incremental sheet forming (2017)
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Gatea, S., Xu, D., Ou, H., & McCartney, G. (in press). Evaluation of formability and fracture of pure titanium in incremental sheet forming. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, doi:10.1007/s00170-017-1195-z. ISSN 0268-3768

A forming limit diagram (FLD) is commonly used as a useful means for characterizing the formability of sheet metal forming processes. In this study, the Nakajima test was used to construct the forming limit curve at necking (FLCN) and fracture (FLCF)... Read More

Modelling of ductile fracture in single point incremental forming using a modified GTN model (2017)
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Gatea, S., Ou, H., Lu, B., & McCartney, G. (2017). Modelling of ductile fracture in single point incremental forming using a modified GTN model. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 186, doi:10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.09.021. ISSN 0013-7944

Understanding the deformation and failure mechanisms in single point incremental forming (SPIF) is of great importance for achieving improved formability. Furthermore, there will be added benefits for more in depth evaluation of the effect of localis... Read More

Comparative mapping and targeted-capture sequencing of the gametocidal loci in Aegilops sharonensis (2017)
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Grewal, S., Gardiner, L., Ndreca, B., Knight, E., Moore, G., King, I. P., & King, J. (2017). Comparative mapping and targeted-capture sequencing of the gametocidal loci in Aegilops sharonensis. Plant Genome, The, 10(2), doi:10.3835/plantgenome2016.09.0090. ISSN 1940-3372

Gametocidal (Gc) chromosomes or elements in species such as Aegilops sharonensis are preferentially transmitted to the next generation through both the male and female gametes when introduced into wheat. Furthermore, any genes, e.g. genes that contro... Read More

Review on the influence of process parameters in incremental sheet forming (2016)
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Gatea, S., Ou, H., & McCartney, G. (2016). Review on the influence of process parameters in incremental sheet forming. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 87(1), doi:10.1007/s00170-016-8426-6. ISSN 0268-3768

Incremental sheet forming (ISF) is a relatively new flexible forming process. ISF has excellent adaptability to conventional milling machines and requires minimum use of complex tooling, dies and forming press, which makes the process cost-effective... Read More

Small area synthetic estimates of smoking prevalence during pregnancy in England (2015)
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Szatkowski, L., Fahy, S., Coleman, T., Taylor, J., Twigg, L., Moon, G., & Leonardi-Bee, J. (2015). Small area synthetic estimates of smoking prevalence during pregnancy in England. Population Health Metrics, 13(34), doi:10.1186/s12963-015-0067-8

Background: Complete and accurate data on maternal smoking prevalence during pregnancy are not available at a local geographical scale in England. We employ a synthetic estimation approach to predict the expected prevalence of smoking during pregnanc... Read More

Systematic biases in early ERP and ERF components as a result of high-pass filtering (2012)
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Acunzo, D. J., Mackenzie, G., & van Rossum, M. C. (2012). Systematic biases in early ERP and ERF components as a result of high-pass filtering. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 209(1), doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.06.011. ISSN 0165-0270

The event-related potential (ERP) and event-related field (ERF) techniques provide valuable insights into the time course of processes in the brain. Because neural signals are typically weak, researchers commonly filter the data to increase the signa... Read More

Reconfiguring or reproducing intra-professional boundaries? Specialist expertise, generalist knowledge and the ‘modernization’ of the medical workforce (2009)
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Martin, G. P., Currie, G., & Finn, R. (2009). Reconfiguring or reproducing intra-professional boundaries? Specialist expertise, generalist knowledge and the ‘modernization’ of the medical workforce. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.01.006

Efforts to ‘modernize’ the clinical workforce of the English National Health Service have sought to reconfigure the responsibilities of professional groups in pursuit of more effective, joined-up service provision. Such efforts have met resistance f... Read More

Management interventions in dairy herds: exploring within herd uncertainty using an integrated Bayesian model (2009)
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Green, M. J., Medley, G. F., Bradley, A. J., & Browne, W. J. (2009). Management interventions in dairy herds: exploring within herd uncertainty using an integrated Bayesian model. Veterinary Research, 41(2), doi:10.1051/vetres/2009070. ISSN 0928-4249

Knowledge of the efficacy of an intervention for disease control on an individual farm is essential to make good decisions on preventive healthcare, but the uncertainty in outcome associated with undertaking a specific control strategy has rarely b... Read More

Public and user participation in public service delivery: tensions in policy and practice (2009)
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Martin, G. P. (2009). Public and user participation in public service delivery: tensions in policy and practice. Sociology Compass, 3(2), doi:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00200.x. ISSN 1751-9020

Social-scientific analysis of public-participation initiatives has proliferated in recent years. This review article discusses some key aspects of recent work. Firstly, it analyses some of the justifications put forward for public participation, dr... Read More

Whose health, whose care, whose say? Some comments on public involvement in new NHS commissioning arrangements (2009)
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Martin, G. P. (2009). Whose health, whose care, whose say? Some comments on public involvement in new NHS commissioning arrangements. Critical Public Health, 19(1), doi:10.1080/09581590802385672. ISSN 0958-1596

Recent health policy in England has demanded greater involvement of patients and the public in the commissioning of health and social care services. Public involvement is seen as a means of driving up service quality, reducing health inequalities a... Read More

Use of posterior predictive assessments to evaluate model fit in multilevel logistic regression (2009)
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Green, M. J., Medley, G. F., & Browne, W. J. (2009). Use of posterior predictive assessments to evaluate model fit in multilevel logistic regression. Veterinary Research, 40(4), doi:10.1051/vetres/2009013. ISSN 0928-4249

Assessing the fit of a model is an important final step in any statistical analysis, but this is not straightforward when complex discrete response models are used. Cross validation and posterior predictions have been suggested as methods to aid mode... Read More

Cow, farm, and herd management factors in the dry period associated with raised somatic cell counts in early lactation (2008)
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Green, M. J., Bradley, A. J., Medley, G. F., & Browne, W. J. (2008). Cow, farm, and herd management factors in the dry period associated with raised somatic cell counts in early lactation. Journal of Dairy Science, 91(4), doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0621. ISSN 0022-0302

This study investigated cow characteristics, farm facilities, and herd management strategies during the dry period to examine their joint influence on somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation. Data from 52 commercial dairy farms throughout Englan... Read More

Representativeness, legitimacy and power in public involvement in health-care management (2008)
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Martin, G. P. (2008). Representativeness, legitimacy and power in public involvement in health-care management. Social Science and Medicine, 67(11), ISSN 0277-9536

Public participation in health-service management is an increasingly prominent policy internationally. Frequently, though, academic studies have found it marginalized by health professionals who, keen to retain control over decision-making, undermin... Read More

Cow, farm, and management factors during the dry period that determine the rate of clinical mastitis after calving (2007)
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Green, M. J., Bradley, A. J., Medley, G. F., & Browne, W. J. (2007). Cow, farm, and management factors during the dry period that determine the rate of clinical mastitis after calving. Journal of Dairy Science, 90(8), doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0107. ISSN 0022-0302

The purpose of the research was to investigate cow characteristics, farm facilities, and herd management strategies during the dry period to examine their joint influence on the rate of clinical mastitis after calving. Data were collected over a 2-yr... Read More

National evaluation of NHS genetics service investments: emerging issues from the cancer genetics pilots (2007)
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Martin, G. P., Finn, R., & Currie, G. (2007). National evaluation of NHS genetics service investments: emerging issues from the cancer genetics pilots. Familial Cancer, 6(2), doi:10.1007/s10689-007-9130-3. ISSN 1389-9600

In seeking to fulfil the ambition of the 2003 genetics white paper, Our Inheritance, Our Future, to ‘mainstream’ genetic knowledge and practices, the Department of Health provided start-up funding for pilot services in various clinical areas, includi... Read More

The organization, form and function of intermediate care services and systems in England: results from a national survey (2007)
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Martin, G. P., Hewitt, G., Faulkner, T., & Parker, H. (2007). The organization, form and function of intermediate care services and systems in England: results from a national survey. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2006.00669.x

This paper reports the results of a postal survey of intermediate care co-ordinators (ICCs) on the organization and delivery of intermediate care services for older people in England, conducted between November 2003 and May 2004. Questionnaires, whi... Read More