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Professor David Taylor

Professor (Mechanical & Manuf. Eng)
PARSONS BUILDING


  316L STAINLESS STEEL   3D   Accident Investigations   ACCUMULATION   AUTOGRAFT   AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS   BAYES INFERENCE   BAYESIAN INFERENCE   BEHAVIOR   BETA-LIMIT   Bioengineering   BIOMECHANICS   BONE   BONE ADAPTATION   BONE DAMAGE   BOVINE BONE   CARBON   CAST IRON   CHELATING   CHROMATOGRAPHY   COALESCENCE   COMPACT BONE   COMPONENT   COMPONENTS   CRACKS   CRITICAL DISTANCE   CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION   DAMAGE   DENSITY   DYNAMICS   EVENT   FAILURE   FATIGUE   FATIGUE CRACK PROPAGATION   FATIGUE DAMAGE   FATIGUE LIMIT   FEMORAL CONDYLE FRACTURE   FEMUR   FLUOROCHROME   Forensic Engineering   FRACTURE PATH   FRACTURES   HIERARCHICAL MODEL   HIPS   HOLD TIME   IMAGES   INDEX   INTRAMEDULLARY PROSTHESES   Materials Technology   Mechanical Engineering   MICROCRACK   MICRO-CRACKS   MICRODAMAGE   NON-PROPAGATING CRACK   NOTCH   NOTCHES   OPERATION   PARIS-ERDOGAN EQUATION   PARTICLE-VOLUME FRACTION   PHYSICS   PLASMAS   PLASTICS   POLYMER COMPOSITE HIGH IMPACT POLYSTYRENE   POROSITY   PREDICTION   PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS   PROPAGATION   PROSTHESIS COLLAR   RELIABILITY   REMOTE SENSING   REMOVAL   RUBBER PARTICLE SIZE AND PHASE VOLUME TENSILE PROPS   RUPTURE   SHORT FATIGUE CRACKS   SIZE   STRENGTH   TEARING MODES   TFTR   TRANSPORT   UNREAMED FEMORAL NAIL
 The Theory of Critical Distances
 Bone Mechanics
 Mechanical Properties of Insect Cuticle

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Member of the Royal Irish Academy 2009
Member of the Board of Directors of Medisolve, Ltd., an Irish healthcare consultancy company. 1994 1997
Fellow, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (President, Bioengineering Section 1994-1996)
Fellow of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland
Chartered Engineer 1985
Director of the Association of Consulting Forensic Engineers
Taylor D, The theory of critical distances applied to multiscale toughening mechanisms, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 209, 2019, p392 - 403, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Lefevre B, O'Reilly P, West R and Taylor D, A new method for joining bamboo culms, Engineering Structures, 190, 2019, p1 - 8, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Taylor, D., Observations on the role of fracture mechanics in biology and medicine, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 423, 2018, p422-430 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Santus, C. and Taylor, D. and Benedetti, M., Determination of the fatigue critical distance according to the Line and the Point Methods with rounded V-notched specimen, International Journal of Fatigue, 106, 2018, p208-218 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Taylor, D., The failure of polypropylene surgical mesh in vivo, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 88, 2018, p370-376 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Neill, M. and Cafiso, D. and Mala, R. and La Rosa, G. and Taylor, D., Fracture toughness and damage development in limpet shells, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 96, 2018, p168-173 , Notes: [cited By 1], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Taylor, D., Measuring fracture toughness in biological materials, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 77, 2018, p776-782 , Notes: [cited By 2], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O†Neill, M. and Mala, R. and Cafiso, D. and Bignardi, C. and Taylor, D., Repair and remodelling in the shells of the limpet Patella vulgata, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15, (145), 2018, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Neill, M, DeLandro D and Taylor D, Age related responses to injury and repair in insect cuticle, Journal of Experimental Biology, 222, 2018, pjeb182253 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Dooley C, Taylor D, Self-healing materials: What can nature teach us?, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 2017, p655-669 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
  

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Olivia Hassett and David Taylor, 'Exo Endo', Trinity College Dublin, 2015, -, Exhibition, PUBLISHED
Olivia Hassett and David Taylor, 'The Art and Science of Process', 2014, -, Notes: [Exhibition of work in progress on a collaborative art/science project.], Visual art production, EXHIBITED
Byrne, P.A.S. and Taylor, D., "Fatigue Design": Allowing for Surface Finish, IMC12, Cork, 1996, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Taylor, D., Prendergast, P.J. and McNamara, B.P., "Fatigue in Bone: Modelling the Growth of Short Cracks", TUBES Spring meeting, 1995, pp7 - 7, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Lyons, G., Brady, C., Taylor, D. and O'Brien, M., "Rear-end Impacts and Temporomandibular Joint Injury", TUBES Spring meeting, 1995, pp6 - 6, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Prendergast, P.J., McCormack, B.A.O. and Taylor, D., "Innovation Initiatives in Bioengineeering - The Design Forum", Lean Production, From Concept to Product, edited by A.Storrar , QUB, 1994, pp319 - 325, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Dolan, F., Taylor, D. and Blackie, P., "HIPS: Rubber phase volume and particle size effects on monotonic tensile properties", Lean Production, From Concept to Product, edited by A.Storrar , QUB, 1994, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
McNamara, B., Toni, A. and Taylor, D., "Effects of implant material properties and implant-bone bonding on stress shielding in cementless total hip arthroplasty", , Lean Production, From Concept to Product, edited by A.Storrar , QUB, 1994, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Culleton, T.P., Prendergast, P.J. and Taylor, D., "Problems Associated with Experimental Accelerated Fatigue Testing of the Artificial Hip Joint", Key Engineering Materials, 86-87, 1993, pp199 - 206, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Looney, L., Hurst, R.C. and Taylor, D., "The Development of Methods for Assessing the Creep crack Growth Behaviour of Materials in Elevated Temperature, Hydrogen Service", Key Engineering Materials, 86-87, 1993, pp33 - 40, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Haughton Medal (Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland) 2006
Research and Professional Activities 1) Fatigue and Fracture of Materials and Components The study of fatigue failure and brittle fracture in metals and other materials. Fatigue crack propagation and fracture mechanics; fatigue life prediction of components; use of finite element analysis; the behaviour of stress concentrations. 2) Forensic Engineering Failure analysis and metallurgical examination of components for forensic purposes. Consultancy work to engineering companies on component design and life prediction. 3) Bioengineering The assessment of materials for use in human-body implants and other biomaterials. Fatigue and fracture properties of bone in humans and animals.