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  • The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. 

    Acomi, Nicoleta; Acomi, Ovidiu (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001, 2016-08-23)
    ACOMI, N. and ACOMI, O.C. 2016. The effect of early berthing prospects on the energy efficiency operational index in oil tanker vessels. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering; Proceedings of the 4th modern technologies in industrial engineering, 15 -18 June 2016, Lasi, Romania. Bristol: IOP Publishing [online], 145, article ID 082001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/145/8/082001
    Marine pollution is one of the main concerns of our society. In order to reduce air pollution produced by ships, the International Maritime Organization has developed technical, operational and management measures. Part ...
  • Effect of emissivity on the heat and mass transfer of humid air in a cavity filled with solid obstacles. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz; Penlington, Roger (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10407782.2014.937261, 2014-12-10)
    IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2015. Effect of emissivity on the heat and mass transfer of humid air in a cavity filled with solid obstacles. Numerical heat transfer, part A: applications [online], 67(5), pages 531-546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10407782.2014.937261
    The work reported here is a 2D numerical study on the buoyancy-driven low-speed turbulent flow of humid air inside a rectangular cavity partially filled with solid cylindrical objects for a Rayleigh number of 1.45 × 109. ...
  • 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 increasing fruit and vegetable intake by dietary intervention on nutritional biomarkers and attitudes to dietary change: a randomised trial. 

    Duthie, Susan J.; Duthie, Garry G.; Russell, Wendy R.; Kyle, Janet A. M.; Macdiarmid, Jennie I.; Rungapamestry, Vanessa; Stephen, Sylvia; Megias-Baeza, Cristina; Kaniewska, Joanna J.; Shaw, Lindsey; Milne, Lesley; Bremner, David; Ross, Karen; Morrice, Philip; Pirie, Lynn P.; Horgan, Graham; Bestwick, Charles S. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-017-1469-0, 2017-05-30)
    DUTHIE, S., DUTHIE, G.G., RUSSELL, W.R., KYLE, J.A.M., MACDIARMID, J.I., RUNGAPAMESTRY, V., STEPHEN, S., MEGIAS-BAEZA, C., KANIEWSKA, J.J., SHAW, L., MILNE, L., BREMNER, D., ROSS, K., MORRICE, P., PIRIE, L.P., HORGAN, G. and BESTWICK, C.S. 2017. Effect of increasing fruit and vegetable intake by dietary intervention on nutritional biomarkers and attitudes to dietary change: a randomised trial. European journal of nutrition [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-017-1469-0
    Purpose Low fruit and vegetable consumption is linked with an increased risk of death from vascular disease and cancer. The benefit of eating fruits and vegetables is attributed in part to antioxidants, vitamins and ...
  • 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 multi-layered nanostructures on the physico-mechanical properties of ethylene vinyl acetate based hybrid nanocomposites. 

    Khobragade, Prashant S.; Hansora, D. P.; Naik, Jitendra B.; Njuguna, James; Mishra, Satyendra (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24371, 2017-04-12)
    KHOBRAGADE, P.S., HANSORA, D.P., NAIK, J.B., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2017. Effect of multi-layered nanostructures on the physico-mechanical properties of ethylene vinyl acetate based hybrid nanocomposites. Polymer composites [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24371
    Exfoliated graphene oxide (GO) and Mg-Al-layered double hydroxides (LDHs) nanostructures (LDHs@GO)-filled ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)-based hybrid nanocomposites were prepared by solution reflux technique followed by ...
  • 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 nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. 

    Starost, Kristof; Frijns, Evelien; Van Laer, Jo; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Egizabal, Ainhoa; Elizextea, Cristina; Nelissen, Inge; Blazquez, Maria; Njuguna, James
    STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., VAN LAER, J., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NEILSSEN, I., BALZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. [2017] The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. Aerosol science and technology [online], (accepted).
    The aim of this study is to investigate the effect nanosilica and nanoalumina has on nanoparticle release from industrial nanocomposites due to drilling for hazard reduction whilst simultaneously obtaining the necessary ...
  • The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002, 2014-03-12)
    TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2014. The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. Chemical engineering journal [online], 246, pages 337-342. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002
    The nature of photon interaction and reaction pH can have significant impacts on semiconductor photocatalysis. This paper describes the effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of photocatalytic reactions in the aqueous ...
  • 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 the Bribery Act 2010. 

    Arnell, Paul; Evans, Nicola (Sweet and Maxwell https://westlaw.co.uk, 2015-06-30)
    ARNELL, P. and EVANS, N. 2015. The Effect of the Bribery Act 2010. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 167-183. Available from: https://westlaw.co.uk
    Analyses six key effects of the Bribery Act 2010, looking at how the practices adopted in Scotland and the rest of the UK differ. Considers: (1) changes to the substantive law; (2) Ministry of Justice guidance and corporate ...
  • 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 ...
  • The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERS http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf, 2016-02-29)
    BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. IAENG International journal of computer science [online], 43(1), pages 126-136. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf
    One of the main approaches for personalization of activity recognition is the generation of the classification model from user annotated data on mobile itself. However, giving the resource constraints on such devices there ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effective dependency rule-based aspect extraction for social recommender systems. 

    Chen, Yoke Yie; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Lothian, Robert (ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS http://aisel.aisnet.org/, 2017-07-16)
    CHEN, Y.Y., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. 2017. Effective dependency rule-based aspect extraction for social recommender systems. In Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia conference on information systems 2017 (PACIS 2017), 16-20 July 2017, Langkawi, Malaysia. (accepted).
    Social recommender systems capitalise on product reviews to generate recommendations that are both guided by experiential knowledge and are explained by user opinions centred on important product aspects. Therefore, having ...