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Dr Nicolas Miche

Senior Lecturer

contact:
Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
Moulsecoomb
Brighton
BN2 4GJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 642311

Email: N.D.D.Miche@brighton.ac.uk

Research Interests:

  • Automotive and Aero engine development and testing
  • Piston engines and gas-turbines
  • Experimental fluid mechanics and heat transfer

Current Research Projects:

  • GREEN 3 - Follow-on of the GREEN2 project - Ricardo
  • VOLCANO - SGDI combustion strategies - Ricardo
  • 2/4CAR - Follow-on of the 2/4SIGHT project - TSB

Previous Grants:

  • GREEN 2 - Follow-on project for Green Heavy Duty Engine - (Ricardo plc.)
  • 2/4 SIGHT - 2-stroke/4 Stroke Switching Engine for Passenger Cars. DTI Technology Vehicle Foresight Programme: Environmentally Friendly Transport.
  • Green Heavy Duty Engine - European Commission Framework 6: Sustainable Surface Transport

Teaching:

  • Engineering Concepts (XE121)
  • Experimental Methods (ME209)
  • Technology 1 (DP134)

Selected Publications:

  • Flow and heat transfer measurements inside a heated multiple rotating cavity with axial throughflow
    N.D.D. Miche (2008) DPhil thesis. University of Sussex.
  • The 2/4SIGHT project - development of a multi-cylinder two-stroke/four-stroke switching gasoline engine
    Osborne, R., Stokes, J., Ceccarini, D., Jackson, N., Lake, T., Joyce, M., Visser, S., Miche, N., Begg, S., Heikal, M., Kalian, N., Zhao, H. and Ma, T. (2008). Proceedings JSAE Annual Congress, May, 2008, no. 79-08. JSAE technical paper series 20085400.
  • Flow measurements inside a heated multiple rotating cavity with axial throughflow
    C.A. Long, N.D.D. Miche and P.R.N. Childs (2007) International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, volume 28, Issue 6, December 2007, Pages 1391-1404.
  • Gas Flow Analysis of a Uniflow Diesel Aero-Engine
    N.D.D. Miche (2002) MPhil thesis. University of Brighton.

Research Publications

Number of items: 9.

Panesar, Angad, Morgan, Robert, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2014) A Novel Organic Rankine Cycle System with Improved Thermal Stability and Low Global Warming Fluids In: ICPER 2014 - 4th International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability, Malaysia, 3-5 June 2014.

Panesar, Angad, Morgan, Robert, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2013) An investigation of bottoming cycle fluid selection on the potential efficiency improvements of a Euro 6 heavy duty diesel engine In: Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference Proceedings (VTMS11), 15–16 May 2013, Coventry Technocentre, UK.

Panesar, Angad, Morgan, Robert, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2013) The potential of bottoming cycle applied to a high exhaust gas recirculation engine for maximum fuel consumption improvement In: 2nd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, Xi’an, China, October 18-21, 2013.

Panesar, Angad, Morgan, Robert, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2013) Working fluid selection for a subcritical bottoming cycle applied to a high exhaust gas recirculation engine Energy, 60. pp. 388-400. ISSN 0360-5442

Panesar, Angad, Morgan, Robert, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2013) An assessment of the bottoming cycle operating conditions for a high EGR rate engine at Euro VI NOx emissions International Journal of Engines, 6 (3). pp. 1745-1756. ISSN 1946-3936

Begg, Steven, De Sercey, Guillaume, Miche, Nicolas and Heikal, Morgan (2010) High-speed video observation and phase Doppler anemometry measurements of oil break-up in a model engine crankcase. In: 23rd Annual Conference on Liquie Atomization and Spray Systems, 6 - 8 September 2010, Brno, Czech Republic.

Begg, Steven, De Sercey, Guillaume, Miche, Nicolas, Heikal, Morgan, Gilchrist, R., Noda, Y., Tsuruoka, Y. and Mamiya, Y. (2010) Experimental investigation of the phenomenon of oil break-up in an engine crankcase Atomization and Sprays, 20 (9). pp. 801-819. ISSN 1044-5110

Osborne, R., Stokes, J., Ceccarini, D., Jackson, N., Lake, T., Joyce, M., Visser, S., Miche, Nicolas, Begg, Steven, Heikal, Morgan, Kalian, N., Zhao, H. and Ma, T. (2008) The 2/4SIGHT project - development of a multi-cylinder two-stroke/four-stroke switching gasoline engine In: Proceedings JSAE Annual Congress, Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA.

Long, C.A., Miche, Nicolas and Childs, P.R.N. (2007) Flow measurements inside a heated multiple rotating cavity with axial throughflow International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 28 (6). pp. 1391-1404. ISSN 0142-727X

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