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  • The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(97)00012-7, 1997-09)
    TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S., 1997. The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. Building and Environment 32(5), pp. 397-404.
    The authors' previous analysis of dynamic insulation is extended to include the inner and outer air film resistances with the objective of modelling the variation in surface temperature with airflow. The boundary condition ...
  • 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 strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Behzadi, Mohammad Martin; Yaghini, Mohammad (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058, 2019-01-16)
    JAFARIFAR, N., BEHZADI, M.M. and YAGHINI, M. 2019. The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. Renewable energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058
    Solar updraft tower (SUT) is a simple power plant in which ventilation of heated air inside a channel drives a turbine. This system is recognised as suitable for areas with abundant solar radiation. As a result, there is ...
  • 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 engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. 

    Bouchlaghem, N. B.; Holmes, M.; Loveday, D.; Bennadji, Amar (ITcon.org http://www.itcon.org/data/works/att/2005_3.content.04818.pdf, 2005-04)
    BOUCHLAGHEM, N. B., HOLMES, M., LOVEDAY, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2005. The engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. ITcon Vol. 10, Special Issue From 3D to nD modelling , pg. 17-25.
    Whilst naturally ventilated buildings are currently considered to be the ideal solution to low energy design there remain a large proportion of buildings for which air conditioning offers the only practical solution. The ...
  • Enhancing post-disaster reconstruction capacity through lifelong learning in higher education. 

    Thayaparan, Menaha; Siriwardena, Mohan; Malalgoda, Chamindi Ishara; Amaratunga, Dilanthi; Lill, Irene; Kaklauskas, Arturas (Emerald Group Publishing., 2015)
    THAYAPARAN, M., SIRIWARDENA, M., MALALGODA, C. I., AMARATUNGA, D., LILL, I. and KAKLAUSKAS, A., 2015. Enhancing post-disaster reconstruction capacity through lifelong learning in higher education. Disaster Prevention and Management, 24 (3), pp. 338-354.
    Purpose – Due to the complexities involved in disasters and due to the peculiar nature of post-disaster reconstruction, built environment professionals require continuous updating of their skills and knowledge to contribute ...
  • Environmental design using dynamic insulation. 

    Taylor, Bruce J.; Imbabi, Mohammed S. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers., 2000-07)
    TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S., 2000. Environmental design using dynamic insulation. ASHRAE Transactions, 106(1), pp. 15- 26.
    In conventional airtight buildings, the architect has considerable freedom to decide how much the external environment will influence the internal heating, cooling, and ventilation loads. The services engineer provides the ...
  • Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie = [Restitution of the luminous ambiences of the marinid medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen, Algeria]. 

    Ziani, Abdelouahab; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944, 2018-10-01)
    ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 289-300. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944
    This research explores the authentic luminous ambiences that characterized the medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen in Algeria. These atmospheres have been profoundly altered due to the different rearrangements that have affected ...
  • Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie [= Multicriteria evaluation for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings]. 

    Seddiki, Mohammed; Anouche, Karima; Bennadji, Amar (Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893, 2016-03-31)
    SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie. Rеvuе des enеrgies renouvеlablеs [online], 19(1), pages 29-40. Available from: http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893
    In Algeria, the residential and tertiary sectors are the ones with the highest energy consumption, making use of 34% of the total energy ; consequently, the government has launched a thermal renovation program for existing ...
  • An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. 

    Yin, Belle Chua Lee; Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Mabon, Leslie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024, 2018-03-29)
    YIN, B.C.L., LAING, R., LEON, M. and MABON, L. 2018. An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. Sustainable cities and society [online], 39, pages 613-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024
    Environmental challenges and risks associated with climate change face all of our cities, and the construction industry has a major role to play in terms of changed practice. The Singaporean government has, over a period ...
  • Evaluation of the promotion of through-life management in public private partnerships for infrastructure. 

    Koskela, Lauri; Rooke, John; Siriwardena, Mohan (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su8060552, 2016-06-16)
    KOSKELA, L., ROOKE, J. and SIRIWARDENA, M. 2016. Evaluation of the promotion of through-life management in public private partnerships for infrastructure. Sustainability [online], 8(6), article number 552. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su8060552.
    One justification of public private partnerships (PPP) is the alleged benefit they offer in terms of through-life management (TLM). Aiming at an evaluation of this claim, the dominant reasoning connecting PPPs and TLM is ...
  • Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Attar, Abdelghani; Bennadji, Amar (Anglo-American Publications LLC http://ijcua.com/index.php/ijcua/article/view/99/101 https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727, 2018-10-13)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. International journal of contemporary urban affairs [online], 2(3), pages 122-136. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727
    Museums are nowadays among the most popular projects for the public, the concept of thermal comfort in museums is often treated after the realization. Even if in the design, the architect shows a particular intention to ...
  • Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra. 

    Zineddine, Sara; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Science and technology, FST, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3889, 2018-06-22)
    ZINEDDINE, S., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 4(2), pages 143-148. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3889
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of the orientation on the thermal environment in the works of Fernand Pouillon and its role in the reduction of the strong continuous and daily variations of the ...
  • Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. 

    McClean, David; Noor, Raju; Deveci, Gokay (AAE (Association of Architectural Educators) http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00008, 2016-03-01)
    MCCLEAN, D., NOOR, R. and DEVECI, G. 2017. Explorations in urban resilience for a post-hydrocarbon economy. Charrette [online], 3(1), pages 78-88. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00008
    Aberdeen presents a unique context for its school of architecture, and a set of conditions that define much of its identity and enquiry. The city's economic base is dominated by the hydrocarbon industry, which generates ...
  • Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. 

    Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Moore, David R.; McDonald, Seonaidh (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctr031, 2011-12)
    ABDEL-WAHAB, M., MOORE, D. and MCDONALD, S., 2011. Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 6 (4), pp. 318-323
    Housing associations (HAs) are responsible for building and managing approximately one-third of affordable homes in Scotland. The adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) by HAs presents an area that could potentially ...
  • Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. = [Evaluation of the luminous and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office space with single and double-glazing under a sunny clear sky] 

    Mezerdi, Toufik; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862, 2018-05-17)
    MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 3(2), pages 97-103. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the light and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office. This last term designates a working space whose outer wall is entirely glazed by a simple transparent glazing in a ...
  • Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. 

    Begg, Paul D. (LexisNexis, 2003-10)
    BEGG, P.D., 2003. Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. Scottish Law & Practice Quarterly, 8 (4), pp. 272-288
    ‘Partnering’ is a co-operative arrangement in the construction industry which is commonly based on general expressions of trust, co-operation and good faith. However it seems that partnering parties can have negligible ...
  • A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2000)
    KISHK, M. and AL-HAJJ, A., 2000. A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 5(1-2), pp. 93-104
    A life cycle costing (LCC) algorithm that can effectively deal with judgmental assessments of input parameters is proposed. This algorithm is based on the fuzzy set theory and interval mathematics. The development of the ...
  • A Gemba Kaizen model based on BPMN for small-and medium-scale construction businesses in Nigeria. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Johannesburg https://doi.org/10520/EJC-8503ec7a8, 2017-06-30)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. A Gemba Kaizen model based on BPMN for small-and medium-scale construction businesses in Nigeria. Journal of construction project management and innovation [online], 7(1), pages 1760-1778. Available from: https://doi.org/10520/EJC-8503ec7a8
    This article presents a demonstration of how gemba kaizen, which is continuous improvement in the workplace, can be implemented using business process modelling and notation (BPMN). The scope of the study is construction ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...