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  • Healthy city manifesto: can we afford to keep urban planning and design away from public health? 

    Zaman, Quazi M. M. (Open House Press http://www.globalbuiltenvironmentreview.co.uk/Documents/8.3%20Commentary%20(final).pdf, 2013-11-01)
    MAHTAB-UZ-ZAMAN, Q.M. 2013. Healthy city manifesto: can we afford to keep urban planning and design away from public health? Global built environment review [online], 8(3), pages 3-10. Available from: http://www.globalbuiltenvironmentreview.co.uk/Documents/8.3%20Commentary%20(final).pdf
    Conventional notion and praxis of unravelling the discipline of 'urban planning and design' from 'built environment and health' [Corburn, 2004] has contributed to urban conditions unwieldy enough to question the liveability ...
  • Two-part segmentation of text documents. 

    Deepak, P.; Visweswariah, Karthik; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Sani, Sadiq (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2396862, 2012-10-29)
    DEEPAK, P., VISWESWARIAH, K., WIRATUNGA, N. and SANI, S. 2012. Two-part segmentation of text documents. In Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on information and knowledge management, 29 October - 02 November 2012, Maui, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 793-802. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2396862
    We consider the problem of segmenting text documents that have a two-part structure such as a problem part and a solution part. Documents of this genre include incident reports that typically involve description of events ...
  • A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. 

    Thakkar, Nirav A.; Steel, John A.; Reuben, R. L. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954409712458497, 2012-09-13)
    THAKKAR, N.A., STEEL, J.A. and REUBEN, R.L. 2012. A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part F: journal of rail and rapid transit [online], 227(2), pages 161-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954409712458497
    This paper presents part of an extended laboratory study on the potential to apply the acoustic emission (AE) technique for in-situ rail-wheel interaction monitoring using rail-mounted sensors. The essential monitoring ...
  • Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. 

    Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Sue (Association of Degree Courses in Fashion and Textiles, 2015-11-11)
    STEED, J. and FAIRBURN, S. 2015. Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. In the Proceedings of Futurescan 3: intersecting identities, 11-12 November 2015, Glasgow, UK.
    As an emerging area of research, blending science, technology, design: product, textiles and fashion, this paper speculates on ways to use 3D realisation and embedded technologies to address and enhance our ability to ...
  • Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Alkali, A.; Gobina, Edward (Atlantis Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40, 2015-03-01)
    NWOGU, N.C., ALKALI, A. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. Advances in computer science research, 34, Proceedings of the 1st international conference on industrial technology and management science (ITMS 2015), 27-28 March 2015, Tianjin, China. Amsterdam: Atlantis press [online], pages 157-160. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40
    In this work the design of a nano structured ceramic membrane is carried out for fuel cell applications. However the innovation is that a membrane porous network is modified through its immersion in silica based solution ...
  • Traditional architecture to enhance occupants' well-being for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, I.S.; Bennadji, Amar (Green Lines Institute, 2016-07-07)
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Traditional architecture to enhance occupants' well-being for a sustainable future in the Middle East. In Amoêda, R., Lira, S. and Pinheiro, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th international conference on heritage and sustainable development (Heritage 2016), 12-15 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal. Barcelos: Green Lines Institute.
    This paper is part of PhD research questioning to what extent modern adaptations to traditional architecture can affect occupants' well-being by modulating temperature and relative humidity. The research aims to assess ...
  • Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland. 

    Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Bennadji, Amar (OUP https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctt043, 2013-06-19)
    ABDEL-WAHAB, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2013. Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland. International journal of low-carbon technologies [online], 10(4), pages 347-353. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctt043
    With the current aim for a low carbon economy in Scotland, it becomes imperative to ensure that there are adequate workforce skills available to support meeting this aspiration. As such, the Scottish Government has developed ...
  • Automatic modelling for diagnosis. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Xia, S. (Istituto di Analisi Numerica http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf, 1997-06-03)
    AHRIZ, A. and XIA, S. 1997. Automatic modelling for diagnosis. In Ironi, L. (ed.) Proceedings of the 11th international workshop on qualitative reasoning (QR97), 3-6 June 1997, Cortona, Italy. Pavia: Istituto di Analisi Numerica [online], pages 3-12. Available from: http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf
    Much of the past work on fault diagnosis did not pay enough attention to model construction and its important role in aiding problem solving. It was generally accepted that a model was available or was assumed to be present ...
  • Modeling as a fragment assembling process. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Tomasena, M. (Qualitative Reasoning Group http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR99/Ahriz_1999_Modeling_Fragment_Assembling_Process.pdf, 1999-06-01)
    AHRIZ, H. and TOMASENA, M. 1999. Modeling as a fragment assembling process. In Price, C. (ed), the Proceedings of the 13th international workshop on qualitative reasoning (QR99), 6-9 June 1999, Loch Awe, UK. Illinois: Qualitative Reasoning Group [online], pages 1-10. Available from: http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR99/Ahriz_1999_Modeling_Fragment_Assembling_Process.pdf
    Model based reasoning about physical systems deals with diagnosis, supervision, interpretation, explanation, etc. Most of the contributions to this domain do not pay much attention to model construction, and it was generally ...
  • Verification of redesign models: a CSP approach. 

    Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (Professional Engineering Publishing, 2001-08-21)
    ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2001. Verification of redesign models: a CSP approach. In the Proceedings of the 13th international conference on engineering design (ICED'01), 21-23 August 2001, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: Professional Engineering Publishing, pages 283-290.
    One of the initial stages in the manufacturing of an article is the production of a design which satisfies a set of user requirements. Much of the design work carried out in manufacturing companies can be classified as ...
  • An online collaborative tool for sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Belakehal, Azeddine (WREN, 2005-05-22)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and BELAKEHAL, A. 2005. An online collaborative tool for sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the world renewable energy congress (WREC 2005), 22-25 May 2005, Aberdeen, UK. Brighton: WREN.
    One of the most important aspects a design team needs to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. This paper presents an online ...
  • Experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model. 

    Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-015-2385-6, 2015-09-16)
    LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M. 2016. Experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model. Nonlinear dynamics [online], 83(1), pages 1029-1041. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-015-2385-6
    In this paper, an experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model proposed by Liu et al. in [1-3] is presented. The capsule dynamics is investigated experimentally by varying the stiffness of the support spring, ...
  • Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. 

    Yousef, Samy; Visco, Annamaria; Galtieri, Giovanna; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3, 2015-10-19)
    YOUSEF, S., VISCO, A.M., GALTIERI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. JOM: Journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 68(1), pages 288-299. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3
    The wear of polyoxymethylene (POM) is considered a key design parameter of polymer gears and some mechanical applications, and it determines the service time span. This work investigates the influence of carbon nanotubes ...
  • Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. 

    Tchambak, E.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068, 2013-05-03)
    TCHAMBAK, E., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2013. Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. Energy sources, part A: recovery, utilization, and environmental effects [online], 35(12), pages 1174-1184. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068
    CO2 sequestration during cold heavy oil production using captured carbon dioxide was investigated using REVEAL of Petroleum Experts. The results indicated that the CO2 release was influenced by the production phases. The ...
  • 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 prospect of deepwater heavy oil production using CO2-EOR. 

    Tchambak, E.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2011.585373, 2015-01-07)
    TCHAMBAK, E., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2015. The prospect of deepwater heavy oil production using CO2-EOR. Energy sources, part A: recovery, utilization and environmental effects [online], 37(3), pages 318-325. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2011.585373
    The prospect of unconventional oil development has long been coming to offset the rapid decline of conventional crude. And looking ahead, the worry is already turning away from the onshore exploitation to the challenging ...
  • Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Oyeneyin, Babs (COMSOL https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685, 2014-09-17)
    IDAHOSA, P., OLUYEMI, G., PRABHU, R. and OYENEYIN, B. 2014. Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. In Proceedings of the 2014 COMSOL conference, 17-19 September 2014, Cambridge, UK. Burlington: COMSOL [online], pages 2372-2215. Available from: https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685
    One of the most important criteria for evaluating chemical enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes that use polymers is its rheological behaviour which in turn account for other physical effects of adsorption and resistance ...
  • Experimental study of gas flux characteristics in a CO2 selective silica based modified membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Gobina, Edward (IAEME http://www.iaeme.com/MasterAdmin/UploadFolder/IJARET_05_08_001/IJARET_05_08_001.pdf, 2014-08-20)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N. and GOBINA, E. 2014. Experimental study of gas flux characteristics in a CO2 selective silica based modified membrane. International journal of advanced research in engineering and technology (IJARET) [online], 5(8), pages 1-9. Available from: http://www.iaeme.com/MasterAdmin/Journal_uploads/IJARET/VOLUME_5_ISSUE_8/IJARET_05_08_001.pdf
    The purpose of membrane gas separation for CO2 capture from flue gas process is to reduce greenhouse emissions as well as associated environmental challenges globally. This study looks at gas separation in a single gas ...
  • Volatile organic compounds destruction by catalytic oxidation for environmental applications. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (WASET http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001436, 2015-06-01)
    KAJAMA, M.N., NWOGU, N.C. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Volatile organic compounds destruction by catalytic oxidation for environmental applications. International journal of environmental, chemical, ecological, geological and geophysical engineering, 9(6), pages 618-621. World academy of science, engineering and technology international science index 102 [online]. Available from: http://scholar.waset.org/1999.6/10001436
    Pt/γ-Al2O3 membrane catalysts were prepared via an evaporative-crystallization deposition method. The obtained Pt/γ- Al2O3 catalyst activity was tested after characterization (SEM-EDAX observation, BET measurement, ...
  • Validation of a novel approach for CO2/N2 gas separations by means of a hybrid ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Gobina, Edward (Trans Tech Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.73, 2015-05-01)
    NWOGU, N.C, KAJAMA, M.N. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Validation of a novel approach for CO2/N2 gas separations by means of a hybrid ceramic membrane. Advanced materials research, 1102: Coddet, C. (ed.) Selected papers from the 2015 international conference on metal, ceramic and composite materials (ICMCCM-2015), 24-25 January 2015, Shanghai, China. Pfaffikon, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications [online], pages 73-76. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.73.
    Global warming has been documented as one of the world?s foremost ecological concerns. Although it is difficult to totally end human related global warming, there is a possibility to alleviate these effects through a wide ...

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