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  • Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696, 2017-01-12)
    DROUBI, M.G., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBLE, C., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. Journal of adhesion [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696.
    Failure behaviour of two types of adhesively bonded joints (composite-to-metal, metal-to-metal) has been studied under failure modes (Mode I: double cantilever beam (DCB) and Mode II: three-point end notch flexures (3-ENF)) ...
  • Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; El-Shaib, Mohamed N. (NDT http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf, 2016-09-07)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBEL, C. and EL-SHAIB, M.N. 2016. Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. In Proceedings of the 32nd European conference on acoustic emission testing [EWGAE 2016], 7-9 September 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Bad Breisig: NDT.net [online], pages 95-104. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf
    Composite sandwich structures consisting of two layers with an adhesive contacting interface are of importance in a number of industrial applications such as aerospace, marine and automotive. This research therefore aims ...
  • Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. 

    Graca, Nuno A.G.; Gaspar, Luis; Costa, David M.; Loureiro, Ines; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul; Ramos, Isbaal; Roura, Meritxell; Pruvost, Alain; Pemberton, Ian K.; Loukil, Hadjer; MacDougall, Jane; Tavares, Joana; Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela (American Society for Microbiology https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15, 2016-01-19)
    GRACA, N.A.G., GASPAR, L, COSTA, D.M., LOUREIRO, I., KONG THOO-LIN, P., RAMOS, I., ROURA, M., PRUVOST, A., PEMBERTON, I.K., LOUKIL, H., MACDOUGALL, J., TAVARES, J. and CORDEIRO-DA-SILVA, A. 2016. Activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl derivatives agains trypanosoma brucei. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy [online], 60(4), pages 2532-2536. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02490-15
    Current treatments for African trypanosomiasis are either toxic, costly, difficult to administer, or prone to elicit resistance. This study evaluated the activity of bisnaphthalimidopropyl (BNIP) derivatives against ...
  • Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/07036337.2011.579749, 2011-07)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2011. Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. Journal of European Integration, 33 (4), pp. 437-451.
    The absence of a formal place in representative democracy at EU level casts sub-national authorities more as actors of EU participatory democracy. Where they have specific interests to pursue their Brussels offices act ...
  • Adapt and thrive. 

    Cunningham, James (Wilmington Group PLC http://www.privateclientadviser.co.uk/feature/family/adapt-and-thrive, 2014-11)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private Client Advisor, 20 (1), pp. 16-19.
    Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional rollercoaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family ...
  • Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment. 

    Manewa, Anupa; Siriwardena, Mohan; Ross, Andrew; Madanayake, Upeksha (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2014-0053, 2016-05-03)
    MANEWA, A., SIRIWARDENA, M., ROSS, A. and MADANAYAKE, U. 2016. Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment. Built environment project and asset management [online], 6(2) Suppl 1, pages 139-158. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2014-0053.
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the ability of 'adaptable buildings' to respond to future potential built environment changes in sustainable way. Design/methodology/approach - A detailed literature review ...
  • Adaptation challenges for healthcare infrastructure in a changing climate. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Swedish Science Pioneers. http://dx.doi.org/10.13183%2Fjcrg.v2i1.26, 2013-04)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2013. Adaptation challenges for healthcare infrastructure in a changing climate. Journal of Clinical Research & Governance, 2 (1), pp. 3-9.
    The paper aims to discuss the relationships between the phenomenon of climate change, and the requirement for adaptation for healthcare infrastructure. It discusses the climate change debate, and demonstrates the linkages ...
  • Adaptive control of communication networks using learning automata. 

    Chrystall, Michael S. (The Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 1982-03)
    This research investigates communications network routing procedures, based on distributed learning automata concepts for circuit and packet switched networks. For this application, the learning automaton is shown to ...
  • Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_34, 2012-11)
    GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G. M. and MACLEOD, C., 2012. Adaptive dynamic control of quadrupedal robotic gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. In: T. HUANG, Z. ZENG, C. LI and C. S. LEUNG, eds. Neural Information Processing: 19th International Conference, ICONIP 2012, Doha, Qatar, November 12-15, 2012, Proceedings, Part 1. Berlin: Springer, pp. 280-287.
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a bio-inspired connectionist paradigm based on the emerging field of Cellular Intelligence. It has properties in common with both AI and Systems Biology techniques including Artificial ...
  • Adaptive heterogeneous parallelism for semi-empirical lattice dynamics in computational materials science. 

    Garba, Michael (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-04)
    With the variability in performance of the multitude of parallel environments available today, the conceptual overhead created by the need to anticipate runtime information to make design-time decisions has become ...
  • Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. 

    Zaman, Quazi M. M. (Open House International Association, 2011)
    ZAMAN, Q. M. M., 2011. Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka – a theoretical exploration. Open House International, 36 (2), pp. 45-58.
    At a time, when there are world-wide calls for sustainable building design and construction focusing on building adaptation and remodeling rather than demolition and replacement, a local system of remodeling and functional ...
  • Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Stratton, Roy; Robey, Drew (International Information Management Association. http://www.iima.org/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=376:addressing-food-production-planning-and-control-issues-through-information-visualisation-an-agile-development&id=62:2012-volume-12-issue-1&Itemid=68, 2012)
    ALLISON, I., STRATTON, R. and ROBEY, D., 2012. Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. Communications of the IIMA, 12 (1), pp. 1-16.
    Food manufacturers have a compelling requirement to address their information management needs in relation to the management of variation in their supply chain and subsequent production processes. However, many organisational ...
  • Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. 

    Todd, Nicholas; Ezeani, Elimma C. (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2016-12-31)
    TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 2016(4), pages 315-336. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.
    Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was ...
  • Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Delday, Heather (University of Barcelona http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf, 2003-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and DELDAY, H. 2003. Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. In the Proceedings of the 5th international conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 05): techné: design wisdom, 28-30 April 2003, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: University of Barcelona [online]. Available from: http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf
    An understanding of the relationship between systems of production and systems of value in the visual arts is essential to the production of new sustainable approaches to creativity. Contexts for working situated ‘on ...
  • Adopting 'agile leadership' in the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing5.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Adopting ‘agile leadership’ in the Police Service. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5.
  • Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. 

    Pengelly, Jon; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Newlands, Bruce (DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program, 2012-09-06)
    PENGELLY, J., FAIRBURN, S. and NEWLANDS, B. 2012. Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on engineering and product design education [E&PDE12]: Design education for future wellbeing, 6-7 September 2012, Antwerp, Belguim. Bristol: Design Society [online]. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program
    This paper sets out to describe and contextualize the impact a new FabLab workshop program has had on the direction and curriculum development at Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University towards more clearly linking ...
  • The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium-sized firms. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Cruickshank, Douglas; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2008.08.001, 2009-02)
    OH, K-Y., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium sized firms. Technovation, 29 (2), pp. 110-121
    The purpose of this study was to explore the adoption of e-trade innovations by small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in South Korea. Employing a modified TAM model, which included the industry environment and ...
  • Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. 

    Al Fadhli, Meshal Shehab; Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906060071, 2006-03)
    AL FADHLI, M. S. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. Information Development, 22 (1), pp. 32-47.
    The concept of "resource sharing" between libraries was encompassed by the original aims of the Gulf States Cooperation Council, and the need for it has been stimulated by the increased amount of published information, and ...
  • Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. 

    Henderson, I.; Mathers, S. A.; McConnell, J.; Minnoch, D. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002, 2015-12-28)
    HENDERSON, I., MATHERS, S.A., MCCONNELL, J. and MINNOCH, D., 2016. Advanced and extended scope practice of radiographers: the Scottish perspective. Radiography [online], 22(2), pages 185-193. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2015.12.002
    Purpose The impact of changing roles, skill mix and a shortage of consultant radiologists on the profession of diagnostic radiography is not clearly understood in Scotland although the anecdotal perspective suggests the ...
  • Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. 

    Kapravelou, Garyfallia; Martinez, Rosario; Andrade, Ana M.; Nebot, Elena; Camiletti-Moiron, Daniel; Aparicio, Virginia A.; Lopez-Jurado, Maria; Aranda, Pilar; Arrebola, Francisco; Fernandez-Segura, Eduardo; Bermano, Giovanna; Goua, Marie; Galisteo, Milagros; Porres, Jesus M. (NRC Research Press https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141, 2015-08-14)
    KAPRAVELOU, G., MARTINEZ, R., ANDRADE, A.M., NEBOT, E., CAMILETTI-MOIRON, D., APARICIO, V.A., LOPEZ-JURADO, M., ARANDA, P., ARREBOLA, F., FERNANDEZ-SEGURA, E., BERMANO, G., GOUA, M., GALISTEO, M. and PORRES, J.M. 2015. Aerobic interval exercise improves parameters of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other alterations of metabolic syndrome in obese Zucker rats. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism [online], 40(12), pages 1242-1252. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0141
    Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a group of metabolic alterations that increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been described as the liver manifestation of ...