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Dr David J Cole

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David Cole
Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Chartered Engineer
  • PhD, University of Cambridge, 1991
  • MA, University of Cambridge,1987
  • BA, University of Cambridge, 1985
Previous Positions:
  • 1996-2000 Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, University of Nottingham
  • 1995-1996 Royal Society Research Fellow, University of Cambridge
  • 1989-1995 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
  • 1985-1986 Design Engineer, Rolls Royce Motors Ltd
  • 1981-1985 Undergraduate Trainee, Rolls Royce Motors Ltd
Research Interests: Research Group Affiliation: Selected Publications:
  1. Cole, D.J., 'Fundamental issues in suspension design for heavy road vehicles'. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol.35, pp 319-360, 2001. (Invited Paper)
  2. Yung V.Y.B and Cole, D.J., 'Wavelet analysis of high frequency damper behaviour'. Proc Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Vol.219, Part D, pp 977-988, 2005.
  3. Cole, D.J., Pick A.J. and Odhams A.M.C., 'Predictive and linear quadratic methods for potential application to modelling driver steering control'. Vehicle System Dynamics, 44(3), pp 259-284, March 2006.
  4. Pick, A.J. and Cole, D.J., 'Measurement of driver steering torque using electromyography'. Accepted for publication within ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control.
  5. Pick A.J. and Cole, D. J. 'Neuromuscular dynamics in the driver-vehicle system'. in refereeing, Proceedings of the 19th IAVSD Symposium on the Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, Taylor and Francis Ltd, London.

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Last updated 20 January 2005