Name Dr Peter Wardle
Job Title Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Engineering
Subject(s) Mechanical Engineering
Tel 01902 323806
Email p.wardle@wlv.ac.uk

Engineering

Dr Peter Wardle received his Ph.D and B.Eng(Hons) degree from The University of Nottingham and Staffordshire University respectively. He is a Chartered Engineer and was elected Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE) in 2015. He is currently a senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). He is responsible for delivering modules in Solid Mechanics, Mechanical Systems and FEA/Stress Analysis at both Undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In 2017 Dr Wardle was appointed Visiting Associate Professor at Yulin University, Yulin, Shaanxi, China.

Teaching Specialisation/Areas of Academic Interest

•          Solid Mechanics.

•          Structural Integrity and Stress Analysis.

•          Mechanics of Materials.

•          Design for Manufacture.

•          Mechanical Principles.

•          Mechanical Systems.

•          Finite Element Analysis.

 

Visiting Lecturer Appointments

  • Yulin University, Yulin, Shaanxi, China (Appointed Visiting Associate Professor 2017)
  • ESTIA - Ecole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées, Biarritz, France.

•          Microwave Processing of Materials.

•          Mechanics of Materials.

•          Failure Mechanisms in materials and Manufacturing processes.

•          Finite Element Analysis.

•          Coal Desulphurisation.

•          Coal Petrography.

•          Clean Coal Technologies.

  • Chartered Engineer – CEng
  • Elected Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers - (FIMechE)
  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy - (SFHEA)
  • P.J.Ogrodnik, C.I.Moorcroft, P.Wardle “The effects of laser marking and symbol etching on the fatigue life of medical devices” Journal of Medical Engineering, Volume 2013, Article ID 570354
  • E.Binner, E.Lester, S.Kingman, C.Dodds, J.Robinson, P.Wardle, T.Wu “A review of microwave coal processing”. Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy, 48 (1), 2014, pp35-60