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Dr. Trevor Young

Biography

Education: BSc (Eng) Witwatersrand; MSc Cranfield; PhD Cranfield Experience: 10 years aerospace industry; 25 years university lecturer (aeronautical engineering).                       

Research Interests

                                                                                           

Dr Trevor Young (PhD, MSc, BSc) is an Associate Professor in Aeronautical Engineering and former Head of the Department at UL. He has been involved in aviation research and development (R&D) activities throughout his thirty years career in industry and academia. He has led more than 40 research projects and workpackages. Since joining UL, he has been the recipient of more than 30 research grants, with a value to UL exceeding €15 million (he was Principal Investigator for research grants exceeding €7 million). Funding has been received from the European Commission (EC), the Irish State and industrySince 2000, he has published, as author or co-author, more than 100 technical papers (incl. 52 peer reviewed journal papers), ten book chapters (four in encyclopaedia/handbook) and edited one book on Innovation in Aeronautics (Woodhead Press, 2012). He is the author of two books: Performance of the Jet Transport Airplane: Performance Analysis Methods, Flight Operations, and Regulations (Wiley, 2018) and Technical Writing A-Z: A Commonsense Guide to Engineering Reports and Theses (ASME Press, 2005). Professor Young is a member of the Scientific Committee of the EC's Clean Sky 2 research programme.   

Teaching Interests

Aircraft design, Flight Mechanics, Fleet Planning                      

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2002 College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University - PhD
  • 1988 College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University - MSc
  • 1983 University of the Witwatersrand - BSc

Association

  • 1999 Senior Member, AIAA
  • 1999 Former member, Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Scientific Committee member , Clean Sky

Employment

  • 1993 University of Limerick - Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Head of Department
  • 1984 Industrial employment - Design Engineer & Technical Manager

Other

  • Private Pilot's Licence (PPL). Over 500 hours as pilot-in-command / pilot-in-training.

Publications

Book

Book Chapter

2016

Erosion resistance
Tobin, E., Cloonan, A., Young, T.
Multifunctional composites

2012

Conclusion
Young, T.M. and Hirst, M.
Innovation in Aeronautics

2012

Introduction
Young, T.M. and Hirst, M.
Innovation in Aeronautics

2010

Climb and Descent of Fixed-wing Aircraft
Young, T.M.
Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering

2010

Cruise Performance of Fixed-wing
Young, T.M.
Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering

2010

Maneuver Performance of Fixed-wing Transport Aircraft
Young, T.M.
Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering

2002

Airplane Performance
Young, TM
The Standard Handbook for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineers

Conference Publication

2017

Manufacturing issues which affect coating erosion performance in wind turbine blades
Cortes, E,Sanchez, F,Domenech, L,Olivares, A,Young, TM,O'Carroll, A,Chinesta, F,Brabazon, D,Naher, S,Ahad, IU
14th International Conference On Material Forming Esaform, 2011 Proceedings DOI: 10.1063/1.5008010

2013

Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society 2013
Mariana Kok, Dominik Raps, Trevor M. Young

2012

30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana 2012
Micheál S. O’Regan, Trevor M. Young, and Philip C. Griffin

2012
2011

16th International Conference on Composite Structures, ICCS 16, Porto, Portugal
Comer AJ, Stanley WS, Young TM, Ballocchi P, George A

2011
2003

16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE)
Riordan, R., D. Toal and T. Young,Ammori, B. J.,Davides, D.,Vezakis, A.,Martin, I. G.,Larvin, M.,Smith, S.,Gibson, J. S.,McMahon, M. J.
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg

2002

CEAS Aerospace Aerodynamics Research Conference
Young, T.M., P.R.A. Brown and J.P. Fielding

2002

Euradh¿02/adhesion 2002 Conference
Leahy, W., T. Young, V. Barron, M. Buggy

2002

16th International Symposium SwissBonding 2002
Leahy, W., T. Young, V. Barron M. Buggy

2001

AERODYNAMIC DRAG REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES
Young, TM; Fielding, JP

2001

Structural Adhesives in Engineering VI Conference
Leahy, W., V. Barron , M. Buggy , T. Young , A. Mas , F. Schue

2001

Second European Conference on Advanced Materials and Technologies, Euro-TechMat
Leahy, W., T. Young, V. Barron, M. Buggy, D. Beegan

2000

European Drag Reduction Conference
Young, T.M. and Fielding, J.P.

2000

First European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes, Euro-TechMat
Leahy, W., V. Barron, M. Buggy, T. Young, A. Mas, F. Schue

2000

European DragNet Conference
O'Donoghue D., Young T., O'Dwyer, T.F. & Pembroke J.T.,Dexter, S. P.,Miller, G. V.,Davides, D.,Martin, I. G.,Sue Ling, H. M.,Sagar, P. M.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
Am J Surg

Edited Book

Other Publication

2017
2015
2012

Introduction to innovation in aeronautics
Hirst, M,Young, TM,Hirst, M
Innovation In Aeronautics

2012

Conclusion: innovations in aeronautics
Hirst, M,Young, TM,Hirst, M
Innovation In Aeronautics

2001

Durability of Plasma Treated Polyphenylene Sulphide Composites for Enhanced Adhesion
Leahy, W; Barron, V; Buggy, M; Young, T; Mas, A; Schue, F

2000

Plasma treatment of Titanium and PPS for adhesive bonding
Leahy, W; Barron, V; Buggy, M; Young, T; Mas, A ; Schue, F

Peer Reviewed Journal

2015

Composite Repair in Wind Turbine Blades: An Overview
Katnam, KB,Comer, AJ,Roy, D,da Silva, LFM,Young, TM
Journal Of Adhesion DOI: 10.1080/00218464.2014.900449

2014

Numerical and experimental investigation of the mean and turbulent characteristics of a wing-tip vortex in the near field
O'Regan, MS,Griffin, PC,Young, TM
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part G-Journal Of Aerospace Engineering DOI: 10.1177/0954410013519598

2013

Effects of Freestream Turbulence on the Characteristics in the Boundary Layer Near the Transition Onset Location
Patten, N,Griffin, P,Young, TM
Journal Of Fluids Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4023989

2013

Characterising the behaviour of composite single lap bonded joints using digital image correlation
Comer, AJ,Katnam, KB,Stanley, WF,Young, TM
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2012.08.010

2013

Taguchi analysis of bonded composite single-lap joints using a combined interface-adhesive damage model
O'Mahoney, DC,Katnam, KB,O'Dowd, NP,McCarthy, CT,Young, TM
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2012.06.001

2012

Investigating tensile behaviour of toughened epoxy paste adhesives using circumferentially notched cylindrical bulk specimens
Katnam, K. B., Comer, A. J., Stanley, W. F., Buggy, M., Young, T. M.
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives

2011

Tensile strength of two-part epoxy paste adhesives: Influence of mixing technique and micro-void formation
Katnam, KB; Stevenson, JPJ; Stanley, WF; Buggy, M; Young, TM
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2011.06.005

2011

Tensile strength of two-part epoxy paste adhesives: Influence of mixing technique and micro-void formation
Katnam, K. B., Stevenson, J. P. J., Stanley, W. F., Buggy, M., Young, T. M.
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives

2011

Characterising pre-preg and non-crimp-fabric composite single lap bonded joints
Katnam, K. B., Comer, A. J., Stanley, W. F., Buggy, M., Ellingboe, A. R., Young, T. M.
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives

2011

Characterising pre-preg and non-crimp-fabric composite single lap bonded joints
Katnam, KB; Comer, AJ; Stanley, WF; Buggy, M; Ellingboe, AR; Young, TM
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2011.06.013

2009

Design and characteristics of new test facility for flat plate boundary layer research
Patten N., Young T.M., Griffin P.
Proceedings Of World Academy Of Science, Engineering And Technology

2007

Aircraft design innovation: creating an environment for creativity
Young, TM
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part G-Journal Of Aerospace Engineering DOI: 10.1243/09544100JAERO129

2004

Liquid anti-contamination systems for hybrid laminar flow control aircraft - a review of the critical issues and a important experimental results
Young, TM; Humphreys, B
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part G-Journal Of Aerospace Engineering DOI: 10.1243/0954410041872825

2003

A study of environmentally friendly titanium pretreatments for adhesive bonding to a thermoplastic composite
Leahy, W; Young, T; Buggy, M; Barron, V
Materialwissenschaft Und Werkstofftechnik DOI: 10.1002/mawe.200390086

2003

Durability of hybrid laminar flow control (HLFC) surfaces
Young, T; Mahony, B; Humphreys, B; Totland, E; McClafferty, A; Corish, J
Aerospace Science And Technology DOI: 10.1016/S1270-9638(03)00013-0

2002

Adhesives bonding of a titanium alloy to a glass fibre reinforced composite material
Molitor, P; Young, T
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/S0143-7496(01)00041-0

2001

Surface treatment of titanium for adhesive bonding to polymer composites: a review
Molitor, P; Barron, V; Young, T
International Journal Of Adhesion And Adhesives DOI: 10.1016/S0143-7496(00)00044-0

2001

Plasma surface treatment of aerospace materials for enhanced adhesive bonding
Leahy, W; Barron, V; Buggy, M; Young, T; Mas, A; Schue, F; McCabe, T; Bridge, M
Journal Of Adhesion DOI: 10.1080/00218460108030739

2001

Investigation of hybrid laminar flow control (HLFC) surfaces
Young T.M., Humphreys B., Fielding J.P.
Aircraft Design DOI: 10.1016/S1369-8869(01)00010-6

2000

Lightning strike of perforated carbon fiber epoxy laminar flow panels
O'Driscoll, D; Hardwick, J; Young, T; Ryan, J
Journal Of Composites Technology & Research