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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 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

A Performance Evaluation of Two Bispectrum Analysis Methods Applied to Electrical Current Signals for Monitoring Induction Motor-Driven Systems

Huang, B., Feng, G., Tang, X., Gu, J. X., Xu, G., Cattley, R., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 15 Apr 2019, In : Energies. 12, 8, 23 p., 1438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Induction Motor
Induction motors
Performance Evaluation
11 Citations (Scopus)

Energy Harvesting Technologies for Achieving Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Networks in Machine Condition Monitoring: A Review

Tang, X., Wang, X., Cattley, R., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 23 Nov 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 12, 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
energy technology
Energy harvesting
Condition monitoring
Wireless sensor networks
20 Citations (Scopus)

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
2 Citations (Scopus)
Induction motors
Failure analysis
Discriminant analysis
Bearings (structural)
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
Wavelet transforms