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  • Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470, 2018-11-30)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. International journal of integrated engineering [online], 10(7), pages 10-22. Available from: http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470
    They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies ...
  • Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M.
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. [2018]. Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. Journal of cloud computing [online] (accepted).
    One of the challenges of deploying multitenant cloud-hosted services that are designed to use (or be integrated with) several components is how to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when there ...
  • Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yusoff, Zulfadzli (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197, 2018-11-15)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., KARIM, M.E. and YUSOFF, Z. 2018. Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 7th international conference on photonoics (ICP) 2018, 9-11 April 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8533197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197
    This paper simulates the annual energy yield of a concentrator called the rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC). One specific design of the RADTIRC is assumed to be ...
  • Low carbon building design. 

    Deveci, Gokay (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    DEVECI, G. 2017. Low carbon building design. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F16, pages 34-35. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. Forum 16 provides a demonstration of the complexity that faces ...
  • Historic buildings and refurbishment. 

    Bennadji, Amar (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    BENNADJI, A. 2017. Historic buildings and refurbishment. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F13, pages 28-29. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. This article is from Forum 13, Historic and Vernacular Buildings ...
  • Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. 

    Arigbe, Ovoke D.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Arana, Ines; Droubi, M. Ghazi
    ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. [2018]. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], (accepted).
    A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real ...
  • Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. 

    Ahmed, Rehan; Vourlias, G.; Algoburi, A.; Vogiatzis, C.; Chaliampalias, D.; Skolianos, S.; Berger, Lutz-Michael; Paul, Shiladitya; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Toma, Filofteia-Laura; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, Mattheus F. A. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2, 2018-10-30)
    AHMED.R., VOURLIAS, G., ALGOBURI, A., VOGIATZIS, C., CHALIAMPALIAS, D., SKOLIANOS, S., BERGER, L.-M., PAUL, S., FAISAL, N.H., TOMA, F.-L., AL-ANAZI, N.M and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2018. Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. Journal of thermal spray technology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2
    Corrosion properties of nanostructured coatings deposited by suspension high-velocity oxy-fuel (S-HVOF) via an aqueous suspension of milled WC-Co powder were compared with conventional HVOF-sprayed coatings. Microstructural ...
  • A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416, 2018-11-08)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416
    The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to ...
  • How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2018-10-05)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. Presented at Gray's research conference; space and spatiality in creative practice, 5 October 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this article the author gives a brief exploration the work of 'the Harrisons', Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, who are pioneers of the ecoart movement. The article includes written text of the presentation as ...
  • The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004, 2018-11-10)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004
    The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 ...
  • Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. 

    Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Serratosa, Francesc (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26, 2018-08-02)
    MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2018. Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. In Bai, X., Hancock, E., Ho, T., Wilson, R., Biggio, B. and Robles-Kelly, A. (eds.) Lecture notes in computer science, 11004: structural, syntactic and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of the Joint International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) international workshop on structural and syntactic pattern recognition and statistical techniques in pattern recognition (S+SSPR 2018), 17-19 August 2018, Beijing, China. Cham: Springer [online], pages 271-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26
    On the one hand, classification applications modelled by structural pattern recognition, in which elements are represented as strings, trees or graphs, have been used for the last thirty years. In these models, structural ...
  • Degrees of tenant isolation for cloud-hosted software services: a cross-case analysis. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Bass, Julian M.; Petrovski, Andrei
    OCHEI, L.C., BASS, J.M. and PETROVSKI, A. [2018]. Degrees of tenant isolation for cloud-hosted software services: a cross-case analysis. Journal of cloud computing [online], (accepted).
    A challenge, when implementing multi-tenancy in a cloud-hosted software service, is how to ensure that the performance and resource consumption of one tenant does not adversely affect other tenants. Software designers and ...
  • Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. 

    Yan, Yao; Liu, Yang; Jiang, Haibo; Peng, Zhike; Crawford, Alasdair; Williamson, James; Kerins, Gearoid; Yusupov, Azat; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Thomson, Jamie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200, 2018-05-03)
    YAN, Y., LIU, Y., JIANG, H., PENG, Z., CRAWFORD, A., WILLIAMSON, J., THOMSON, J., KERINS, G., YUSUPOV, A. and ISLAM, S. 2018. Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part C: journal of mechanical engineering science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200
    This paper studies the prototype development of the vibro-impact capsule system aiming for autonomous mobile sensing for pipeline inspection. Self-propelled progression of the system is obtained by employing a vibro-impact ...
  • A framework for achieving the required degree of multitenancy isolation for deploying components of a cloud-hosted service. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (Inderscience https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCC.2018.095399, 2018-09-20)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. A framework for achieving the required degree of multitenancy isolation for deploying components of a cloud-hosted service. International journal of cloud computing [online], 7(3-4), pages 248-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCC.2018.095399
    Multitenancy allows multiple tenants to access a single instance of a cloud offering. While several approaches exist for implementing multitenancy, little attention has been paid to implementing the required degree of ...
  • Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. 

    Cowie, Jean; Holland, Paula; Pirie, Iain; Milligan, Christine (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440, 2018-09-18)
    COWIE, J., HOLLAND, P., PIRIE, I. and MILLIGAN, C. 2018. Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. Journal of health visiting [online], 6(9), pages 440-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440
    The aim of this study was to determine trends over time and geographical differences in prescribing for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants aged 0–1 year in Scotland. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. 

    Karim, Ridoan; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Sifat, Imtiaz Mohammad; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847, 2018-10-21)
    KARIM, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., SIFAT, I.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2018. Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. Energies [online], 11(10), article ID 2847. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847
    The adequacy of legal and regulatory framework relating to nuclear energy in Bangladesh has sparked many questions since the government took the formal decision to establish a nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur. Consequently, ...
  • Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mann, Lewis; Duncan, Conor; Dunbar, Euan; Clayton, Michael; Frost, Mark; McConnachie, Jenny; Fardan, A.; Ahmed, Rehan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053, 2018-10-22)
    FAISAL, N.H., MANN, L., DUNCAN, C., DUNBAR, E., CLAYTON, M., FROST, M., MCCONNACHIE, J., FARDAN, A. and AHMED, R. 2019. Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. Surface and coatings technology [online], 357, pages 497-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053
    In firsts of its investigation, a diametral compression destructive testing method (also known as Brazilian test) was performed on thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens to compare relative surface ...
  • Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (Organisers), 2018-05-23)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. Presented at the 4th International structural nano composites conference 2018 (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    Novel low density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMF) nanocomposites were manufactured by a melt compounding process. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy was used to characterise the structure of ...
  • Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2016-09-12)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. Presented at the 3rd International structural nano composites conference 2016 (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The increase in thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties of Polyamide 6 (PA6)/montmorillonite (MMT) nanocomposites open a new research window in respect to successful technical application of PA6/MMT ...

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