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  • Understanding factors influencing public transport passengers’ pre-travel information-seeking behaviour. 

    Yeboah, Godwin; Cottrill, Caitlin D.; Nelson, John D.; Corsar, David; Markovic, Milan; Edwards, Peter (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12469-019-00198-w, 2019-04-12)
    YEBOAH, G., COTTRILL, C.D., NELSON, J.D., CORSAR, D., MARKOVIC, M. and EDWARDS, P. 2019. Understanding factors influencing public transport passengers’ pre-travel information-seeking behaviour. Public transport [online], 11(1), pages 135-158. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12469-019-00198-w
    This paper investigates factors influencing public transport passengers’ pre-travel information-seeking behaviours in a British urban environment. Public transport traveller surveys were conducted to better understand the ...
  • Generalised median of graph correspondences. 

    Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Serratosa, Francesc (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2019.05.015, 2019-05-21)
    MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2019. Generalised median of graph correspondences. Pattern recognition letters [online], 125, pages 389-395. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2019.05.015
    A graph correspondence is defined as a function that maps the elements of two attributed graphs. Due to the increasing availability of methods to perform graph matching, numerous graph correspondences can be deducted for ...
  • Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. 

    Asim, Taimoor; Ubbi, Kuldip; Mishra, Rakesh; Nsom, B. (2019-08-30)
    ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.
    Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel ...
  • Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. 

    Asim, Taimoor; Mishra, Rakesh; Nsom, B. (2019-08-30)
    ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.
    Centrifugal pumps are an integral part of process and chemical industries around the globe. The flow within vaneless volutes of centrifugal pumps is highly turbulent and three-dimensional. Conventional flow modelling ...
  • Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. 

    Sahare, S.; Asim, Taimoor; Kubiak, K.; Mishra, Rakesh; Nsom, B. (2019-08-30)
    SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.
    Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, ...
  • Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. 

    Zala, Karina; Asim, Taimoor; Baker, Paul; Ubbi, Kuldip; Mishra, Rakesh (2019-05-15)
    ZALA, K., ASIM, T., BAKER, P., UBBI, K. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Centrifugal compressors are commonly used across a wide range of applications such as in the automotive industry for engine turbocharging. A turbocharger has four main components i.e. inducer, impeller, diffuser and volute. ...
  • Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. 

    Asim, Taimoor; Mishra, Rakesh; Ubbi, Kuldip (2019-05-15)
    ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and UBBI, K. 2019. Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Regular inspection and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines is crucial for safe and cost effective operation of oil and gas industry. Various techniques are practised globally for this purpose. One such technique is to ...
  • Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. 

    Wuyep, Elizabeth O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Yates, Kyari; Akisanya, Alfred R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01665-4_43, 2018-12-31)
    WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A. 2019. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. In: Kallel A., Erguler, Z.A., Cui, Z.-D., Karrech, A., Karakus, M., Kulatilake, P. and Shukla, S.K. (eds.) Recent advances in geo-environmental engineering, geomechanics and geotechnics, and geohazards: proceedings of the 1st Springer conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-1), 12-15 November 2018, Hammamet, Tunisia. Advances in science, technology and innovation: IEREK interdisciplinary series for sustainable development. Cham: Springer [online], pages 183-185. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01665-4_43
    The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical strength were examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis-SEM/EDX, ...
  • Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. 

    Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Fosbrooke, C.; McConnachie, Jenny; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6, 2019-06-06)
    DROUBI, M.G., FOSBROOKE, C., MCCONNACHIE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2019. Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. SN applied sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6
    Wind turbine is a source of non-polluting renewable energy. Whether a wind turbine is viable depends entirely on the structural integrity of turbine blade. To assess the structural integrity of wind turbine blades it is ...
  • Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. 

    Afolabi, Richard O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Officer, Simon J.; Ugwu, Johnson Obunwa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016, 2019-06-06)
    AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016
    Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically ...
  • Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. 

    Adegboye, Mutiu Adesina; Fung, Wai-Keung; Karnik, Aditya (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548, 2019-06-04)
    ADEGBOYE, M.A., FUNG, W.-K. and KARNIK, A. 2019. Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. Sensors [online], 19(11), article ID 2548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548
    Pipelines are widely used for the transportation of hydrocarbon fluids over millions of miles all over the world. The structures of the pipelines are designed to withstand several environmental loading conditions to ensure ...
  • Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. 

    Alamoudi, Abdullah; Saaduddin, Syed Muhammad; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Karim, Ridoan; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Sellami, Nazmi (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056, 2019-05-30)
    ALAMOUDI, A., SAADUDDIN, S.M., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., YASIN, S.H.M., KARIM, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., PRABHU, R. and SELLAMI, N. 2019. Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. Sustainability [online], 11(11), article ID 3056. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056
    Solar energy has demonstrated promising prospects in satisfying energy requirements, specifically through solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. Despite that, the cost of installation is deemed as the main hurdle to the ...
  • Indicator modelling and interactive visualisation for urban sustainability assessment. 

    Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John; Gilmour, Daniel; Blackwood, David J. (IGI Global https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-5646-6.ch023, 2018-01-23)
    FALCONER, R.E., ISAACS, J.P., GILMOUR, D. and BLACKWOOD, D.J. Indicator modelling and interactive visualisation for urban sustainability assessment. In Information Resources Management Association (ed.) E-planning and collaboration: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. Hershey: IGI Global [online], volume 1, pages 486-508. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-5646-6.ch023
    This chapter presents a novel framework for the integration of the principles of sustainable development within the urban design processes. The framework recognises that decision making for sustainable urban planning is a ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2012-07-04)
    SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2012. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK.
    The purpose of the 2012 International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NanoStruc 2012) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain. 

    Njuguna, James; Starost, Kristof; Verdejo, Raquel (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2014-05-21)
    NJUGUNA, J., STAROST, K. and VERDEJO, R. (eds.) 2014. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain.
    The purpose of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC 2014) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK. 

    Starost, Kristof; Njuguna, James (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123120946/http://www.nanostruc.info/nanostruc-conference.html, 2016-09-12)
    STAROST, K. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2016. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The theme of the 3rd NANOSTRUC 2016 conference is on ‘Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies – Recent Advances towards Nanoproducts and Applications’. The conference is aimed to promote activities in various areas on materials ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany. 

    Njuguna, James; Ngo, Ha-Duong (2018-05-24)
    NJUGUNA, J. and NGO, H.-D. (eds). 2018. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    The purpose of the 4th International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC2018) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. 

    Mohammed, Auwalu I.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Atchison, Bryan; Njuguna, James
    MOHAMMED, A.I., OYENEYIN, B., ATCHISON, B. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], (accepted).
    This paper focus on factors attributing to casing failure, their failure mechanism and the resulting failure mode. The casing is a critical component in a well and the main mechanical structural barrier element that provide ...
  • How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris; Harrison, Helen Mayer (2019-03-30)
    How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow.
    Readings from selected poetic texts by Helen Mayer Harrison (1927-2018) and Newton Harrison (b. 1932), known as 'the Harrisons,' at UNFIX Festival Glasgow on 30 March 2019. Chris Fremantle and Anne Douglas read six excerpts ...
  • What are the barriers and drivers toward BIM adoption in Nigeria? 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. [2019]. What are the barriers and drivers towards BIM adoption in Nigeria? In Skibniewski, M.J. and Hajdu, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2019 Creative construction conference (CCC 2019), 29 June – 2 July 2019, Budapest, Hungary. Budapest: Diamond Congress Ltd [online], (accepted). Available from: http://2019.creative-construction-conference.com/proceedings/
    The ‘digitalization and collaboration’ or Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the construction industry has been gaining momentum in the recent academic engagements. Despite its existence in many industries (i.e. ...

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