Portrait of Mr Karl Walton Mr Karl Walton

k.walton@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473386



Biography

From 2015 Research Associate EPSRC centre EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology

University of Huddersfield,
Canalside East Building 3/04
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD1 3DH

 

2011-2015 PhD “Rolls-Royce Trent series compressor blade surface topography its development and influence on aerodynamic performance” Sponsored by Rolls-Royce

At Research Associate EPSRC centre EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology

University of Huddersfield,
Canalside East Building 3/04
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD1 3DH

Research and Scholarship

My research interests include the general discipline of surface metrology with specific areas of mass finishing surface development and the surface finish for gas washed (aerodynamic) surfaces

Publications and Other Research Outputs

Article

Nep, E., Mahdi, M., Adebisi, A., Dawson, C., Walton, K., Bills, P., Conway, B., Smith, A. and Asare-Addo, K. (2017) ‘The influence of hydroalcoholic media on the performance of Grewia polysaccharide in sustained release tabletsInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics , 532 (1), pp. 352-364. ISSN 03785173

Ward, A., Walton, K., Box, K., �stergaard, J., Gillie, L., Conway, B. and Asare-Addo, K. (2017) ‘Variable-focus microscopy and UV surface dissolution imaging as complementary techniques in intrinsic dissolution rate determinationInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics , 530 (1-2), pp. 139-144. ISSN 03785173

Leung, I., Fleming, L., Walton, K., Barrans, S. and Ousey, K. (2017) ‘Development of a model to demonstrate the effects of friction and pressure on skin in relation to pressure ulcer formationWear , 376 (337PA), pp. 266-271. ISSN 0043-1648

Walton, K., Fleming, L., Goodhand, M., Racasan, R. and Zeng, W. (2016) ‘High fidelity replication of surface texture and geometric form of a high aspect ratio aerodynamic test componentSurface Topography: Metrology and Properties , 4 (2), p. 025003. ISSN 2051-672X

Walton, K., Blunt, L. and Fleming, L. (2015) ‘The topographic development and areal parametric characterization of a stratified surface polished by mass finishingSurface Topography: Metrology and Properties , 3 (3), p. 035003. ISSN 2051-672X

Walton, K., Blunt, L., Fleming, L., Goodhand, M. and Lung, H. (2014) ‘A real parametric characterisation of ex-service compressor blade leading edgesWear , 321, pp. 79-86. ISSN 00431648

Walton, K., Blunt, L., Fleming, L., Goodhand, M. and Lung, H. (2014) ‘Areal parametric characterisation of ex-service compressor blade leading edgesWear , 321, pp. 79-86. ISSN 0043-1648

Book Section

Goodhand, M., Walton, K., Blunt, L., Lung, H., Miller, R. and Marsden, R. (2015) ‘The Limitations of “Ra” to Describe Surface Roughness’. In: ASME Proceedings | Transitional Flows (With Turbomachinery) : ASME Turbo Expo 2015: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition. : ASME. p. V05CT16A003. ISBN 978-0-7918-5673-4

Thesis

Walton, K (2015) Rolls-Royce Trent series compressor blade surface topography its development and influence on aerodynamic performance. Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Research Degree Supervision

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Teaching and Professional Activities

I have teaching experience of material science and materials mechanics statics at both degree foundation and intermediate level over several years.