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Mr David Clare BEng (Hons), CEng, MIMechE, AMIAgrE

Senior Lecturer - Electronics & Mechatronics

Teaching Duties

  • Control Systems & Mechatronics - The electronic control of mechanical systems
  • Advanced Off Road Vehicle Design
  • Hydraulics
  • Electronics
  • Academic Development - Report writing and presentation skills

Research Interests

  • The application of electronics and electronically controlled systems to agriculture & off road vehicles
  • The application of electric and hybrid powertrains to agricultural & off road vehicles
  • Off road vehicle design
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • ISOBUS - CAN prototol for communication between agricultural machines

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Associate Member of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers

Academic Department: Engineering

Tel: +44 (0)1952 81 5087

Office: E111

Research profile: ORCID

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Additional Information

Graduated from Cranfield Institute of Technology in 1989 with a BEng (Hons) degree in Agricultural Engineering.

Worked for Land Rover for 20 years, working in Chassis Concepts, Vehicle Dynamics, and Hybrid Powertrains. Specialising in electronically controlled chassis systems and 4wd systems, and the development of off road performance objective metrics. Notable projects:- Range Rover air suspension, Discovery active roll control, Discovery III and Range Rover Sport off road target setting, Land Rover's Terrain Response system, Freelander II 4wd.

Notable achievements:- numerous patents relating to active roll control, the control of differentials, and integration of electronic systems. Joint inventor of Terrain Response. Winner of the Henry Ford Technology Award 2005 for the invention of Terrian Response.

Other interests:- Historic off road vehicles (Agricultural, Military, Commercial). Vehicle restoration. Steam engines. Making things.

Other Roles

Secretary for the Wrekin Branch of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers.

Modules

You can contact Mr David Clare if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:

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