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  • Effect of fibre configurations on mechanical properties of flax/tannin composites. 

    Zhu, J.; Njuguna, James; Abhyankar, H.; Zhu, Huijun; Perreux, D.; Thiebaud, F.; Chapelle, D.; Pizzi, A.; Sauget, A.; de Larminat, A.; Nicollin, A. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2013.06.033, 2013-08-02)
    ZHU, J, NJUGUNA, J., ABHYANKAR, H., ZHU, H., PERREUX, D., THIEBAUD, F., CHAPELLE, D., PIZZI, A., SAUGET, A., DE LARMINAT, A. and NICOLLIN, A., 2013. Effect of fibre configurations on mechanical properties of flax/tannin composites. Industrial Crops and Products, Vol. 50, pp. 68-76.
    Flax reinforced tannin-based composites have a potential to be used in vehicle applications due to the environmental advantages and good mechanical properties. In this paper, the effects of fibre configuration on mechanical ...
  • Effect of load positioning on the kinematics and kinetics of weighted vertical jumps. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Stewart, Arthur D.; Lloyd, Ray; Agouris, Ioannis; Keogh, Justin W. L. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31822e589e, 2012-04)
    SWINTON, P. A., STEWART, A., LLOYD, R., AGOURIS, I., KEOGH, J. W. L., 2012. Effect of load positioning on the kinematics and kinetics of weighted vertical jumps. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (4), pp. 906-913.
    One of the most popular exercises for developing lower-body muscular power is the weighted vertical jump. The present study sought to examine the effect of altering the position of the external load on the kinematics and ...
  • The effect of matrix and reinforcement material selection on the tensile properties of hybrid composites. 

    Silva, Francesco; Sachse, Sophia; Zhu, Huijun; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Leszczynska, Agnieszka; Njuguna, James (Greenleaf Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.9774/GLEAF.2350.2014.00005, 2014-05)
    SILVA, F., SACHSE, S., ZHU, H., PIELICHOWSKI, K., LESZCZYNSKA, A. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. The effect of matrix and reinforcement material selection on the tensile properties of hybrid composites. Journal of Sustainable Mobility, 1 (1), pp. 37-52.
    In order to develop advanced materials as lightweight structures three-phased composites were prepared using nano-fillers, nano-silica (nano-SiO2) and nano-clay and micro glass-spheres to reinforce two kinds of glass-fibre ...
  • Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Poruri, Manohar; Silva, Francesco; Michalowski, S.; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (Sage https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1099636213512497, 2014-03-31)
    SACHSE, S., PORURI, M., SILVA, F., MICHALOWSKI, S., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol 16 (2), pp. 173-194.
    Sandwich panels were fabricated with nanoclay-filled polyurethane foams and glass fiber-reinforced polyamide and polypropylenes face sheets. Nanoclay-filled foam cores, with organophilic montmorillonite loadings of 0–10 wt%, ...
  • The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2014-01)
    This thesis comprises three phases with a combined aim which was to investigate the effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc (IVD). The effect of position on the lumbar IVD in asymptomatic subjects and ...
  • The effect of raw and processed vegetables on colonocyte dna damage. 

    Lynn, Anthony (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-01)
    Cruciferous vegetables and their bioactive constituents have been shown to inhibit chemically induced colon cancer (IARC, 2004). However, the results of epidemiological studies have been inconsistent (IARC, 2004). This may ...
  • The effect of shrinkage cracks on the load bearing capacity of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete pavements. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Pilakoutas, Kypros; Bennett, Terry (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0652-0, 2015-06-25)
    JAFARIFAR, N., PILAKOUTAS, K. and BENNETT, T. 2015. The effect of shrinkage cracks on the load bearing capacity of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete pavements. Materials and structues [online], 49(6), pages 2329-2347. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0652-0
    This paper demonstrates the effect of shrinkage cracks on the static load bearing capacity and on the fatigue performance of RCC pavements reinforced with steel fibres recycled from post-consumer tyres, with the aid of a ...
  • The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mavroeidi, Alexandra; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, John (Dove Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S51151, 2013-10)
    ROLLAND, C., MAVROEIDI, A., JOHNSTON, K. L. and BROOM, J., 2013. The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, Volume 2013 (6), pp. 393-401.
    Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective means by which to induce clinically significant weight loss. However, their acceptance by health care practitioners and the public is generally lower than that for other ...
  • Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Hession, Michelle; Broom, Iain (Dove Medical Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S22788, 2011-08)
    ROLLAND, C., HESSION, M. and BROOM, I., Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 4, pp. 315 – 323.
    Background: Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the ...
  • Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Linkoping University Electronic Press http://www.svid.se/sv/Forskning/Design-Research-Journal/Forskningsartiklar/Forskningsartiklar-2013/Effective-Approaches-For-Innovation-Support-For-Smes/, 2013)
    MALINS, J. and GULARI, M. N., 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.13, pp. 32-39.
    Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the ...
  • Effective communication with people with learning disabilities with epilepsy and their carers. 

    Ninnoni, Jerry Paul K. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-03)
    People with learning disabilities constitute about 2% of the general population. Epilepsy is more prevalent among people with learning disabilities compared with the general population. Effective communication is central ...
  • The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. 

    Turriff, Alison (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data ...
  • Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert; Aouad, Ghassan (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2003)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R. and AOUAD, G., 2003. Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 8(2), pp. 89-98
    Key activities of the implementation of whole-life costing (WLC) as a management tool during the occupancy stage are outlined. Then, the logic of a novel whole-life management approach is designed around two recently ...
  • The effectiveness of educating community nurses by distance learning. 

    Lawton, Sally Margaret Rolfe (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 1996-02)
    The purpose of this thesis is to examine the effectiveness of distance learning within post-registration community nurse education. In this context, 'effectiveness' is defined as being useful to the student or 'fit for ...
  • The effectiveness of parliamentary information services in the United Kingdom 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0740-624X(02)00138-7, 2003-01)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. The effectiveness of parliamentary information services in the United Kingdom. Government Information Quarterly, January 2003, 20(1), pp.29-46.
  • The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Galdas, Paul; Fell, Jennifer; Bower, Peter; Kidd, Lisa; Blickem, Christian; McPherson, Kerri; Hunt, Kate; Gilbody, Simon; Richardson, Gerry (BMJ Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006620, 2015-03)
    ALDAS, P., FELL, J., BOWER, P., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G., 2015. The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 5 (3), e006620
    Objectives To assess the effectiveness of self-management support interventions in men with long-term conditions. Methods A quantitative systematic review with meta-analysis. Data sources The Cochrane Database ...
  • The effects of post-operative metabolic support on lipolytic rates in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. 

    Broom, John; Brackenridge, I. E.; Simpson, E.; Miller, J. D. B.; Morrison, I. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19860042, 1986-02)
    BROOM, J., BRACKENRIDGE, I. E., SIMPSON, E., MILLER, J. D. B. and MORRISON, I., 1986. The effects of post-operative metabolic support on lipolytic rates in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 45 (1), 20A.
  • The effects of very-low-calorie diets on HDL: a review. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Broom, Iain (Hindawi http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/306278, 2011)
    ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I., 2011. The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. Cholesterol, 2011, article ID 306278.
    This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, ...
  • Efficacy of the Ionic Balance band to improve selected health and fitness parameters following a two week exposure intervention: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. 

    MacDonald, Findlay Ross (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Health Sciences., 2016-05)
    MACDONALD, F.R. 2016. Efficacy of the Ionic Balance band to improve selected health and fitness parameters following a two week exposure intervention: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    A recent trend has seen products marketed towards the health and fitness industry that proclaim beneficial effects through properties and mechanisms more commonly associated with complementary and alternative medicine. ...
  • Efficient wireless multimedia multicast in multi-rate multi-channel mesh networks. 

    Tu, Wanqing (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSIPN.2016.2550806, 2016-04-05)
    TU, W. 2016. Efficient wireless multimedia multicast in multi-rate multi-channel mesh networks. IEEE transactions on signal and information processing over networks [online], Early Access. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSIPN.2016.2550806
    Devices in wireless mesh networks can operate on multiple channels and automatically adjust their transmission rates for the occupied channels. This paper shows how to improve performance-guaranteed multicasting transmission ...