This is an archive site for ERPem. For more up to date information about research partnership work, see Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering (ERPe) and Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Exemplar Projects

Railway Infrastructure

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New detection strategies for mineshafts beneath railways

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Rail trackbed – integrity & stiffness

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Void detection

Solutions for real problems: enhanced track stability and innovation in visualisation.

Urban Water

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Flood management; model and data enhancement to better model real world behaviour.

Channel Processes

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Experimental facilities used for sediment transport studies

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Flow turbulence affects sediment transport

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Underestimation of river dynamics can lead to erroneous planning & design decisions

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Modified threshold diagram for prediction of incipient motion of sediment

Sediment transport; predicting river stability in a changing climate.

Structural Design (Dynamic Loading)

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Design of infrastructure elements under extreme dynamic load conditions.

High Performance Structural Timber

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The growth, characterisation, extraction, and utilisation of high strength, crystalline nano fibres.

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