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Dr Cattley is a research fellow in the Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering. Upon leaving the Post Office Telephones in 1978 he ran a company specialising in process plant engineering, and he was awarded an MSc by Cranfield University in Process Plant Engineering in 2003. Following this he was employed by Gilkes Ltd as the company’s Hydropower Development Engineer. He left Gilkes to do a PhD at Lancaster University, awarded in 2009, and he was then a self-employed engineering consultant until June 2012 when he was employed by Huddersfield University as a Research Fellow. Since his arrival at Huddersfield Dr Cattley has been working full-time on research contracts and he has also been conducting significant independent research as leader of research projects in RADAR condition monitoring, fuel and lubricant additive assessment, and wind turbine gearbox design.

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Research Output 2004 2018

Open Access
energy technology
Energy harvesting
Condition monitoring
Wireless sensor networks
Technology
10 Citations

Modelling, Testing and Analysis of a Regenerative Hydraulic Shock Absorber System

Wang, R., Gu, F., Cattley, R. & Ball, A., 19 May 2016, In : Energies. 9, 5, 24 p., 386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shock absorbers
Hydraulics
Testing
Torque
Rotational flow
2 Citations
Induction motors
Failure analysis
Discriminant analysis
Bearings (structural)
Rotors
1 Citations

Railway wheel flat and rail surface defect detection by time-frequency analysis

Liang, B., Iwnicki, S., Gu, F., Ball, A., Tran, V. T. & Cattley, R., 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 33, p. 745-750 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface defects
Rails
Wheels
Wavelet transforms
Deterioration

The Multibloc™ runner: A step forward for Pelton technology

Cattley, B., 2004, In : International Journal on Hydropower and Dams. 11, 4, p. 119-122 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Casting
Hydraulics
production method
Production methods
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