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Journal Articles

Mason, B, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Knowles, J, Steffen, T (2022) On the validity of steady-state gasoline engine characterization methodology for generation of optimal calibrations used in real world driving, SAE Technical Papers, (2022), 2022-01-0579, ISSN: 0148-7191. DOI: 10.4271/2022-01-0579.

Winward, E, Yang, Z, Mason, B, Cary, M (2021) Excitation signal design for generating optimal training data for complex dynamic systems, IEEE Access, 10, pp.8653-8663, DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3138166.

Le-Corre, S, Mason, B, Steffen, T, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Childs, T, Cary, M, Lygoe, R (2019) Application of multi-objective optimization techniques for improved emissions and fuel economy over transient manoeuvres, SAE Technical Papers, 2019(April), ISSN: 0148-7191. DOI: 10.4271/2019-01-1177.

Lan, S, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Chen, R (2018) Prediction of the fuel economy potential for a skutterudite thermoelectric generator in light-duty vehicle applications, Applied Energy, 231, pp.68-79, ISSN: 0306-2619. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.087.

Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Lan, S, Mason, B, Winward, E (2018) Towards Optimal Performance of a Thermoelectric Generator for Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery from an Automotive Engine, SAE Technical Papers, ISSN: 0148-7191. DOI: 10.4271/2018-01-0050.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Mason, B, Steffen, T (2017) An integrated framework on characterization, control, and testing of an electrical turbocharger assist, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 65(6), pp.4897-4908, ISSN: 0278-0046. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2017.2774726.

Lan, S, Yang, Z, Chen, R, Stobart, R (2017) A dynamic model for thermoelectric generator applied to vehicle waste heat recovery, Applied Energy, 210, pp.327-338, ISSN: 0306-2619. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.11.004.

Stobart, R, Wijewardane, MA, Yang, Z (2017) Comprehensive analysis of thermoelectric generation systems for automotive applications, Applied Thermal Engineering, 112, pp.1433-1444, ISSN: 1359-4311. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.09.121.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Steffen, T (2017) Characterisation, control, and energy management of electrified turbocharged diesel engines, Energy Conversion and Management, 135, pp.416-433, ISSN: 0196-8904. DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2016.12.033.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Steffen, T (2016) Real-time optimal energy management of electrified engines, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(11), pp.251-258, DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.08.038.

Yang, Z, Winward, E, Zhao, D, Stobart, R (2016) Three-input-three-output air path control system of a heavy-duty diesel engine, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(11), pp.604-610, DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.08.088.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Steffen, T (2016) Decoupling control of electrified turbocharged diesel engines, 2016-July, pp.4207-4212, DOI: 10.1109/ACC.2016.7525583.

Stobart, R and Yang, Z (2016) A control-oriented NOx emissions model for diesel engines, International Journal of Powertrains, 5(2), pp.191-191, ISSN: 1742-4267. DOI: 10.1504/ijpt.2016.076570.

Yang, Z, Winward, E, Stobart, RK (2016) Improve Cylinder-to-Cylinder Consistancy and Reduce Cycle-to-Cycle Variations of a Diesel Engine Using Closed-loop Control of Fuel Path Input Variables, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(11), pp.239-244, ISSN: 2405-8963. DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.08.036.

Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Winward, E (2013) Online Adjustment of Start of Injection and Fuel Rail Pressure Based on Combustion Process Parameters of Diesel Engine, SAE Technical Paper Series, 2013-01-0315, ISSN: 0148-7191. DOI: 10.4271/2013-01-0315.

Yang, Z and Stobart, R (2013) Predicting the Effect of Fuel Path Controllable Parameters on the Performance of Combustion Controlled Diesel Engine, pp.387-400, ISSN: 1876-1100. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33841-0_28.

Deng, J, Maass, B, Stobart, R, Winward, E, Yang, Z (2011) Accurate and Continuous Fuel Flow Rate Measurement Prediction for Real Time Application, SAE International Journal of Engines, 4(1), pp.1724-1737, ISSN: 1946-3944. DOI: 10.4271/2011-01-1303.

Yang, ZJ, Tan, X, Wu, F, Yao, DW (2010) Simulation and experimental study of Throttle-speed response model, Zhejiang Daxue Xuebao (Gongxue Ban)/Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 44(6), pp.1155-1159, ISSN: 1008-973X. DOI: 10.3785/j.issn.1008-973X.2010.06.019.

Yao, DW, Wu, F, Yang, ZJ, Yu, XL (2010) Design of idle speed controller for an SI engine based on incremental digital PID, Zhejiang Daxue Xuebao (Gongxue Ban)/Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 44(6), pp.1122-1126, ISSN: 1008-973X. DOI: 10.3785/j.issn.1008-973X.2010.06.013.

Yao, DW, Wu, F, Yang, ZJ, Yu, XL (2009) Hardware-in-loop simulation test platform of electric power steering system using two servo motors, Zhejiang Daxue Xuebao(Gongxue Ban)/Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 43(10), ISSN: 1008-973X. DOI: 10.3785/j.issn.1008-973X.2009.10.031.

Wu, F, Tan, X, Yao, DW, Yang, ZJ (2008) Fault diagnosis based on sensor state observer of gasoline engine, Neiranji Xuebao/Transactions of CSICE (Chinese Society for Internal Combustion Engines), 26(6), pp.556-560, ISSN: 1000-0909.

Wu, F, Yao, YB, Yao, DW, Yang, ZJ (2008) Research on three-way catalyst fault diagnosis model, Neiranji Xuebao/Transactions of CSICE (Chinese Society for Internal Combustion Engines), 26(3), pp.255-258, ISSN: 1000-0909.

Wu, F, Jia, DR, Yao, DW, Yang, ZJ (2008) Research on multi-objective optimization of spark advanced angle for EFI gasoline engine, Neiranji Gongcheng/Chinese Internal Combustion Engine Engineering, 29(1), pp.24-28, ISSN: 1000-0925.

Wu, F, Sun, J, Feng, A, Yang, Z, Zhu, J (2005) Application design of CAN bus in tractor test bench, Nongye Gongcheng Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 21(6), pp.74-76, ISSN: 1002-6819.



Conferences

Yang, Z, Mason, B, Gu, W, Winward, E, Knowles, J (2022) Computationally efficient nonlinear model predictive control. In 2022 8th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT); 2022 8th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT), Istanbul, Turkey, pp.1130-1137, ISBN: 9781665496070. DOI: 10.1109/CoDIT55151.2022.9803958.

Yang, Z, Winward, E, Mason, B, Le Corre, S, Childs, T, Shahzad, A (2019) Nonlinear model predictive control of a variable valve timing system in a turbocharged spark ignition engine. In American Control Conference, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA, pp.4344-4349, ISBN: 9781538679265. DOI: 10.23919/ACC.2019.8814687.

Peckham, MS, Bradley, H, Duckhouse, M, Hammond, M, Mason, B, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Le Corre, S (2019) Transient emissions measurement from a PHEV vehicle during RDE testing. In Fuel Systems - Engines, Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Fuel Systems Engines Conference 2018, St Paul's, London, pp.117-129, ISBN: 9781510883482.

Stobart, RK and Yang, Z (2018) The Development of Skutterudite-Based Thermoelectric Generators for Vehicles. In WCX World Congress Experience, SAE Technical Paper Series. DOI: 10.4271/2018-01-0788.

Cheung, YH, Yang, Z, Stobart, R (2017) The Position Control of a Gasoline Engine during Shutdown. In WCX™ 17: SAE World Congress Experience, SAE Technical Paper Series. DOI: 10.4271/2017-01-1630.

Lan, S, Rouaud, C, Stobart, R, Chen, R, Yang, Z, Zhao, D (2017) The potential of thermoelectric generator in parallel hybrid vehicle applications. In WCX™ 17: SAE World Congress Experience, USA. DOI: 10.4271/2017-01-0189.

Yang, Z, PradoGonjal, J, Phillips, M, Lan, S, Powell, A, Vaqueiro, P, Gao, M, Stobart, R, Chen, R (2017) Improved thermoelectric generator performance using high temperature thermoelectric materials. In WCX™ 17: SAE World Congress Experience, Detroit, USA. DOI: 10.4271/2017-01-0121.

Yang, Z, Lan, S, Stobart, R, Winward, E, Chen, R, Harber, I (2017) A comparison of four modelling techniques for thermoelectric generator. In WCX™ 17: SAE World Congress Experience, Detroit, USA. DOI: 10.4271/2017-01-0144.

Lan, S, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Winward, E (2016) The Influence of Thermoelectric Materials and Operation Conditions on the Performance of Thermoelectric Generators for Automotive. In SAE 2016 World Congress and Exhibition, SAE Technical Paper Series. DOI: 10.4271/2016-01-0219.

Yang, Z, Winward, E, Lan, S, Stobart, R (2016) Optimization of the Number of Thermoelectric Modules in a Thermoelectric Generator for a Specific Engine Drive Cycle. In SAE 2016 World Congress and Exhibition, SAE Technical Papers, Detroit, United States. DOI: 10.4271/2016-01-0232.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Rutledge, J, Stobart, R (2016) Control-oriented dynamics analysis for electrified turbocharged diesel engines. In , Detroit, USA. DOI: 10.4271/2016-01-0617.

Yang, Z, Winward, E, O'Brien, G, Stobart, R, Zhao, D (2016) Modelling the exhaust gas recirculation mass flow rate in modern diesel engines. In , Detroit, USA. DOI: 10.4271/2016-01-0550.

Zhao, D, Winward, E, Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Steffen, T (2016) Robust control of electrified turbocharged diesel engines. In , Las Vegas, USA, pp.734-739, ISBN: 9781509018376. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798355.

Winward, E, Rutledge, J, Carter, J, Costall, A, Stobart, R, Zhao, D, Yang, Z (2016) Performance testing of an electrically assisted turbocharger on a heavy duty diesel engine. In , 12th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging 2016, pp.363-382, ISBN: 9781510856202.

Yang, Z, Stobart, R, Winward, E, Steffen, T (2014) Combustion Model Based Explanation of the Pmax and IMEP Coupling Phenomenon in Diesel Engine. In SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition, SAE Technical Paper Series. DOI: 10.4271/2014-01-1350.

Yang, Z, Steffen, T, Stobart, R, Winward, E (2014) A predictive model of P and IMEP for intra-cycle control. In , SAE Technical Papers, pp.1-1, DOI: 10.4271/2014-01-1344.

Yang, Z, Steffen, T, Stobart, R (2013) Disturbance Sources in the Diesel Engine Combustion Process. In SAE 2013 World Congress & Exhibition, SAE Technical Paper Series. DOI: 10.4271/2013-01-0318.

Steffen, T, Stobart, R, Yang, Z (Accepted for publication) Challenges and Potential of Intra-cycle Combustion Control for Direct Injection Diesel Engines. In SAE World Conference 2012, Detroit, pp.1-12.

Deng, J, Maass, B, Stobart, R, Winward, E, Yang, Z (2011) Accurate and continuous fuel flow rate measurement prediction for real time application. In , SAE Technical Papers.

Cao, Y and Yang, Z (2004) Multiobjective process controllability analysis. In , Computers and Chemical Engineering, pp.83-90, DOI: 10.1016/S0098-1354(03)00184-4.



Chapters

Stobart, R, Yang, Z, Lan, S (2016) System design considerations for thermoelectric energy recovery. In Nandhakumar, I, White, NM, Beeby, S (ed) Thermoelectric Materials and Devices, Royal Society of Chemistry, pp.156-203, ISBN: 9781782623236. DOI: 10.1039/9781782624042.

Stobart, R, Yang, Z, Lan, S (2016) Chapter 7. System Design Considerations for Thermoelectric Energy Recovery. In Energy and Environment Series, Royal Society of Chemistry, pp.156-203, DOI: 10.1039/9781782624042-00156.

Cao, Y and Yang, Z (2002) Multiobjective process controllability analysis. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, pp.457-462, DOI: 10.1016/S1570-7946(02)80104-3.



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