Fatigue failure of FRP composites for marine environment
Marine renewable energy devices
Micro electronic mechanical system (MEMS)
M. Meng, H.R. Le*, M.J. Rizvi and S.M. Grove. Multi-scale analysis of moisture diffusion coupled with stress distribution in CFRP composites. Accepted for publication in Composite Structures (22 November 2015).
M. Meng, M.J. Rizvi, S.M. Grove and H.R. Le*. Effects of hygrothermal stress on the failure of CFRP composites. Composite Structures, Volume 133, December 2015, Pages 1024-1035.
M. Meng*, H.R. Le, M.J. Rizvi, S.M. Grove, The effects of unequal compressive/tensile moduli of composites, Composite Structures, Volume 126, August 2015, Pages 207–215.
M. Meng*, H.R. Le, M.J. Rizvi, S.M. Grove, 3D FEA modelling of laminated composites in bending and their failure mechanisms, Composite Structures, Volume 119, January 2015, Pages 693–708.
Maozhou Meng*, Huirong Le, Stephen Grove and Md. Jahir Rizvi. Multiscale modelling of hygrothermal effects on CFRP composites. N8 HPC Network Event - Multiscale Computing Mechanics, Sheffield, UK, 30 October 2015.
Maozhou Meng*, Huirong Le, Stephen Grove and Md. Jahir Rizvi. Multiscale analysis of moisture diffusion coupled with stress distribution in CFRP composites. 18th International Conference of Composite Structures. Listbon, Portugal, 15-18 June 2015.
Maozhou Meng*, Huirong Le, Ming Dai. Design of a straight blade Darrieus tidal current turbine using composite-composite joint. 10th European Symposium of International Network on Ocean Renewable Energy. Naples, Italy, 23-29 May 2015.
Maozhou Meng*. 3D Modelling of Composites in Marine Environment: Moisture and Thermal effects. Presented to the US Office of Naval Research. Plymouth, UK, 30 July 2014.
Maozhou Meng*. Modelling failure modes of laminated composites: shell and solid strategies. Engineering Research Seminars, Plymouth, UK, 18 June 2014.
Grants & contracts
Santander Seed-Corn research scholarship (£5,000): straight blade Darrieus marine current tidal turbine using composite-composite joint