Department of Mechanical Engineering
 
Jos Darling

Contact details

Room: 4E 3.18

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386578

Email: j.darling@bath.ac.uk

 

Dr Jos Darling

BSc PhD MIMechE CEng FHEA

Profile

Jos Darling is a Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor and the Department of Mechanical Engineering Director of Learning and Teaching. His research is in the area of Vehicle Dynamics and Engineering Education, specialising in three-wheeled vehicle dynamics and game-based learning.

Jos studied the measurement and prediction of pressure ripple in hydraulic pumps for his PhD. Following a period in the automotive engineering industry his research has been mainly involved with vehicle dynamics, especially active suspensions, towed vehicles and tilting three-wheeled vehicles. In addition, he has published in Engineering Education journals and is the winner of several national and international prizes for learning and teaching. He was appointed Lecturer in 1988 and Senior Lecturer in 1998.

Prizes and Awards

  • 1987 IMechE Thomas Lowe Gray Award 1988 Esso Centenary Award
  • 1994 University of Bath Mary Tasker Award for Teaching
  • 1996 European Space Agency Team Achievement Award
  • 1996-2006 Team Manager of University of Bath 6 winning entries in Shell Eco Marathon
  • 2007 University of Bath Innovation in Learning and Teaching Award
  • 2007 University of Bath Innovation in Learning and Teaching Award
  • 2008 National Teaching Fellowship
  • 2008 Third Place IMS UK Awards for Racing Academy Educational Game
  • 2009 Best Application of Gaming & Simulation to Learning at the IMS Global Learning Awards 2009
  • 2009 HEA Engineering Subject Centre Teaching Award
  • 2011 University of Bath Leadership in Learning and Teaching Award.

Teaching units

  • Solid Mechanics 1
  • Solid Mechanics 2
  • Vehicle Dynamics.

Publications

Book Sections

Joiner, R., Iacovides, I., Darling, J., Diament, A., Drew, B., Duddley, J., Owen, M. and Gavin, C., 2013. Racing academy:a case study of a digital game for supporting students learning of physics and engineering. In: Baek, Y. and Whitton, N., eds. Cases on Digital Game-Based Learning. Hershey, U. S. A.: IGI Global, pp. 509-523.

Articles

Alfadhli, A. E. H. E., Darling, J. and Hillis, A. J., 2017. The Control of an Active Seat with Vehicle Suspension Preview Information. Journal of Vibration and Control

Eamcharoenying, P., Hillis, A. and Darling, J., 2016. Friction compensation using Coulomb friction model with zero velocity crossing estimator for a force controlled model in the loop suspension test rig. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 230 (12), pp. 2028-2045.

Gan, Z., Hillis, A. and Darling, J., 2015. Adaptive control of an active seat for occupant vibration reduction. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 349, pp. 39-55.

Gan, Z., Hillis, A. J. and Darling, J., 2015. Biodynamic modeling of seated human subjects exposed to uncoupled vertical and fore-and-aft whole-body vibration. Journal of Vibration Engineering and Technologies, 3 (3), pp. 301-314.

Berote, J., Darling, J. and Plummer, A., 2015. Lateral dynamics simulation of a three-wheeled tilting vehicle. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 229 (3), pp. 342-356.

Gan, Z., Hillis, A. J. and Darling, J., 2015. Biodynamic modelling of seated human subjects exposed to uncouples vertical and fore-and-aft whole-body vibration. Journal of Vibration Engineering and Technologies, 3 (3), pp. 301-314.

Robertson, J. W., Darling, J. and Plummer, A. R., 2014. Combined steering and direct tilt control for the enhancement of narrow tilting vehicle stability. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 228 (8), pp. 847-862.

Berote, J., Darling, J. and Plummer, A., 2012. Development of a tilt control method for a narrow-track three-wheeled vehicle. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 226 (1), pp. 48-69.

Darling, J., Patel, A. and Tilley, D., 2011. Prediction of the pressure-flow characteristic of a Belleville washer-based damper valve. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 225 (8), pp. 1033-1043.

Joiner, R., Iacovides, J., Owen, M., Gavin, C., Clibbery, S., Darling, J. and Drew, B., 2011. Digital games, gender and learning in engineering: do females benefit as much as males? Journal of Science Education and Technology, 20 (2), pp. 178-185.

Barker, M., Drew, B., Darling, J., Edge, K. A. and Owen, G. W., 2010. Steady-state steering of a tilting three-wheeled vehicle. Vehicle System Dynamics, 48 (7), pp. 815-830.

Darling, J., Tilley, D. and Gao, B., 2009. An experimental investigation of car-trailer high-speed stability. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 223 (4), pp. 471-484.

Gao, B., Darling, J., Tilley, D. G., Williams, R. A., Bean, A. and Donahue, J., 2007. Non-linear modelling of a gas strut used in ground vehicle suspensions. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 29 (2), pp. 159-183.

Gao, B., Darling, J., Tilley, D. G., Williams, R. A., Bean, A. and Donahue, J., 2006. Control of a hydropneumatic active suspension based on a non-linear quarter-car model. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 220 (I1), pp. 15-31.

Gao, B., Darling, J., Tilley, D. G., Williams, R. A., Bean, A. and Donahue, J., 2005. Non-linear modelling of a novel gas strut. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 219 (D10), pp. 1153-1164.

Gao, B., Darling, J., Tilley, D. G., Williams, R. A., Bean, A. and Donahue, J., 2004. Modeling of a Novel Gas Strut Using Neural Networks. Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, IMECE2004-59119.

Darling, J. and Standen, P. M., 2003. A study of caravan unsteady aerodynamics. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 217 (D7), pp. 551-560.

Calambokidis, J., Darling, J., Deecke, V. B., Gearin, P., Gosho, M., Megill, W. M., Tombach, C., Goley, D., Toropova, C. and Gisborne, B., 2002. Abundance, range and movements of a feeding aggregation of gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) from California to southeastern Alaska in 1998. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 4 (2), pp. 267-276.

Edge, K. A. and Darling, J., 1989. The pumping dynamics of swash plate piston pumps. Transactions ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 111, pp. 307-312.

Edge, K. A. and Darling, J., 1986. Cylinder Pressure Transients in Oil Hydraulic Pumps with Sliding Plate Valves. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 200 (1), pp. 45-54.

Conference or Workshop Items

Darling, J., Hillis, A. and Alfadhli, A. E. H. E., 2016. Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Simulation of a Quarter Vehicle Model using a Multi-axis Simulation Table (MAST). In: Bath/ASME FPMC 2016, 2016-09-07.

Muelaner, J., Knight, T. and Darling, J., 2015. Kinematic Analysis and Optimization of Bicycle Suspension. In: Second International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing, 2015-04-12 - 2015-04-14, Spain.

Eamcharoenying, P., Hillis, A. and Darling, J., 2014. Friction compensation for a force controlled electric actuator with unknown sinusoidal disturbance motion. In: 10th UKACC International Conference on Control, CONTROL 2014, 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-11. IEEE, pp. 331-336.

Scheiblegger, C. A., Roy, N. B., Silva Parez, O. B., Hillis, A. J. and Darling, J. C., 2014. Non-linear modeling of bushings and cab mounts for calculation of durability loads. In: SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition, 2014-04-08 - 2014-04-10.

Joiner, R., Darling, J., Drew, B. and Huang, Y., 2012. Digital game based learning for supporting engineering learning in 3 different universities. In: 1st STEM Annual Conference, Imperial College, 2012-04-12 - 2012-04-13.

Robertson, J. W., Darling, J. and Plummer, A. R., 2012. Path following performance of narrow tilting vehicles equipped with active steering. In: ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA 2012, 2012-07-02 - 2012-07-04.

Berote, J. J. H., Plummer, A. R. and Darling, J., 2010. Lateral dynamics optimisation of a direct tilt controlled narrow vehicle. In: 10th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control (AVEC 2010), 2010-08-24 - 2010-08-27.

Berote, J., Van Poelgeest, A., Darling, J., Edge, K. A. and Plummer, A., 2008. The dynamics of a three-wheeled narrow-track tilting vehicle. In: FISITA World Automotive Congress 2008, 2008-09-14 - 2008-09-19.

Darling, J., Drew, B., Joiner, R., Iacovides, I. and Gavin, C., 2008. Game-based learning in engineering education. In: International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education, EE 2008, 2008-07-13 - 2008-07-15.

Patel, A., Tilley, D. G. and Darling, J., 2007. Computational Simulation for Predicting Flow Through a Belleville Washer Damper Unit. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2007-11-01.

Poelgeest, A., Edge, K. A. and Darling, J., 2007. Development of a Steer Tilt Controller for a Three Wheeled Tilting Vehicle. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2007-11-01.

Joiner, R., Iacovides, I., Darling, J., Drew, B., Owen, M., Gavin, C. and Clibbery, S., 2007. Racing Academy:A preliminary evaluation of an online racing car simulation game for supporting students learning of engineering. In: 12th Annual Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 2007-08-01.

Drew, B., Barker, M., Edge, K., Darling, J. and Owen, G. W., 2006. Experimental evaluation of a hydraulically actuated tilt system for a narrow track three-wheeled vehicle. In: 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2006, 2006-11-05 - 2006-11-10.

Drew, B., Barker, M., Edge, K. A., Darling, J. and Owen, G. W., 2006. Actuated Tilt System for a Narrow Track Three Wheeled Vehicle. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2006-11-05 - 2006-11-10.

Gao, B., Darling, J. and Tilley, D., 2006. Modelling and simulation of a semi-active suspension system. In: 18th Int. Conf. on Systems Engineering, ICSE '2006', 2006-01-01.

Drew, B., Edge, K. A., Barker, M., Darling, J., Owen, G. W. and Johannsen, H., 2005. System development for hydraulic tilt actuation of a narrow vehicle. In: 9th Scandinavian International Conferenec on Fluid Power, 2005-06-01.

Barker, M., Drew, B., Darling, J., Edge, K. and Johannsen, H., 2004. Review of Tilting Three Wheeled Vehicle Chassis Design. In: Proceedings of FISITA 2004 Conference, 2004-05-01.

Darling, J., Harrison, A. M. and Shalders, B. M., 2000. Design evolution of a Novel tilting three-wheeled motorcycle for city enviroments. In: Advanced Vehicle Technologies, 2000-11-01.

Daniel, J. A., Wills, S. P., Darling, J., Mileham, A. R. and Owen, G. W., 2000. Design for assembly in the caravan industry - A case study. In: 16th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, 2000-10-01.

Darling, J. and Tilley, D. G., 2000. The use of hydraulics in automotive applications. In: Drives and Controls Conference, 2000-01-01.

Harrison, A. M., Gonzalez, S. O., Darling, J. and Edge, K. A., 1999. The modelling and safety of tilt motion for a three wheeled urban vehicle. In: 32nd ISATA, 1999-01-01.

Darling, J. and Hickson, L. R., 1998. An Investigation of a Roll Control Suspension Hydraulic Actuation System. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2006-11-05 - 2006-11-10.

Goodship, A. E., Cunningham, J. L., Walker, P., Organov, V., Darling, J., Miles, A. W. and Owen, G. W., 1997. Bone loss during long term space flight is prevented by the application of a short term impulsive mechanical stimulus. In: 12th Man in Space Symposium, 1997-06-01.

Darling, J. and Rosam, N., 1996. The interconnected Hydragas roll control active suspension. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 1997-11-16 - 1997-11-21.

Edge, K. A., Boston, O. P., Burrows, C. R., Darling, J., Woollons, D. J., Atkinson, R. M. and Hawkins, P. G., 1995. An approach to automated fault diagnosis of hydraulic circuits. In: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 1995-11-12 - 1995-11-17.

Darling, J., 1994. An integrated engineering design and build competition for all the department. In: International Conference on Teaching Science for Technology at Tertiary Level, 1994-07-01.

Darling, J. and Tilley, D. G., 1993. Progress towards a general purpose technique for the condition monitoring of fluid power systems. In: IMechE Aerospace Hydraulics and Systems Conference, 1993-09-01.

Darling, J., 1993. A study of acoustic emission for condition monitoring in machines. In: Intelligence Sensors, London, London, 1993-01-01.

Darling, J., Tilley, D. G. and Chapple, P. J., 1992. The teaching of fluid power at the University of Bath.

Darling, J., Tilley, D. G., Johnston, D. N. and Mu, C., 1991. The use of acoustic emission for condition monitoring in high pressure hydraulic pumps. In: Eurotech 91, 1991-01-01.

Darling, J. and Burrows, C. R., 1990. The control of propeller-induced vibrations in ship transmission shafts. In: 2nd Int Symp Magnetic Bearings, 1990-06-01.

Darling, J., Dorey, R. E. and Ross-Martin, T. J., 1990. A low cost active anti-roll suspension for passenger cars. In: ASME WAM, 1993-01-01.

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