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  • Research: knowledge and method reflections on Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley's practice. 

    Fremantle, Chris; Douglas, Anne; Haley, David (Bright Sparks (Organisers), 2008-12-31)
    FREMANTLE, C., DOUGLAS, A. and HALEY, D. 2008. Research: knowledge and method reflections on Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley's practice.. Presented at the Bright sparks seminars, 2008, London, UK.
  • Making poetry to invent policy: the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. 

    Fremantle, Chris (ASLE (Organisers) http://www.ppls.ed.ac.uk/nature/asle08.htm, 2008-07-10)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2008. Making poetry to invent policy: the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Presented at the 5th biennial Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment conference (ASLE 08): activism, apocalypse and the Avant-Garde, 10-13 July 2008, Edinburgh, UK.
    Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, the eminent conceptual and ecological artists, have prophesied environmental crisis and imagined alternative futures since the early 70s. Their work is storytelling for the future. ...
  • Transdisciplinarity and transformation. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Future Earth (Organisers), 2018-01-23)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Transdisciplinarity and transformation. Presented at Future earth early career researcher workshop, 23-24 January 2018, London, UK.
  • Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. 

    Toniolo, Alice; Leon, Marianthi (CEUR Workshop Proceedings http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/, 2017-11-16)
    TONIOLO, A. and LEON, M. 2017. Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. In Bistarelli, S., Giacomin, M. and Pazienza, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 1st advances in argumentation in artificial intelligence workshop (AI^3 2017), 16-17 November 2017, Bari, Italy. Bari: CEUR Workshop Proceedings [online], pages 79-84. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/AI3-2017_paper_8.pdf
    Collaborative design is an iterative process of selecting and evaluating solutions under potentially conflicting requirements, a concept central to Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation. Previous research has ...
  • Geomechanical effects of oilfield chemicals on sand failure in reservoir rocks. 

    Wuyep, E. O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Yates, Kyari; Akisanya, A. R.
    WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. [2018]. Geomechanical effects of oilfield chemicals on sand failure in reservoir rocks. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], (accepted).
    Sand failure may result in the production of formation sand at the same time the formation fluids are being produced. This work examines the effects of some commonly used oilfield chemicals, specifically, biocide, corrosion ...
  • CSDM: SelfBACK: self-management of low back pain. [Project website] 

    School of Computing and Digital Media (Robert Gordon University http://www.comp.rgu.ac.uk/selfback/, 2016-01-01)
    SCHOOL OF COMPUTING SCIENCE AND DIGITAL MEDIA 2016. CSDM: SelfBACK: self-management of low back pain. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: http://www.comp.rgu.ac.uk/selfback/
  • SelfBACK: a decision support system to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain. [Project website] 

    SelfBACK Project (SelfBACK http://www.selfback.eu/, 2016-01-01)
    SELFBACK PROJECT. 2016. SelfBACK: a decision support system to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain. Norway: SelfBACK [online]. Available from: http://www.selfback.eu/
    This is the official project website for the SelfBack project. The project will run from Jan 2016 – Dec 2020. The aim of the project is to improve self-management of non-specific low back pain through the development of a ...
  • Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. 

    Cooper, Kay; Sani, Sadiq; Corrigan, Liam; MacDonald, Haley; Prentice, Chris; Vareta, Rob; Massie, Stewart; Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Physiotherapy UK http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. ...
  • Simulation and optimisation of the separation process in offshore oil and gas platforms. 

    Veleshki, Stoyan Ivanov (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2017-10-01)
    VELESHKI, S. 2017. Simulation and optimisation of the separation process in offshore oil and gas platforms. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Hydrocarbon separation in offshore oil and gas platforms is the process that transforms extracted crude oil into transportable oil and gas. Temperatures and pressures of the separation system can be adjusted to modify the ...
  • Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. 

    Chalmers, Bruce John (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2017-09-01)
    CHALMERS, B. 2017. Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.
    In an exploration setting, reservoir characterisation is concerned with the identification of fluids and lithology. Seismic interpreters seek to distinguish hydrocarbons from brine and sand from shale. Amplitude vs offset ...
  • Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132, 2017-11-05)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A. and AHMED, K.H. 2017. Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international renewable energy research and applications conference 2017 (ICRERA 2017), 5-8 November 2017, San Diego, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 608-613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132
    This paper presents analysis of the non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge (TAB) converter under various purely inductor-based AC link topologies. The objective of the analysis is to find the topology that incorporates ...
  • Solar energy potentials and benefits in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: a review of substantial issues. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Alshammari, Saud J.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abdullahi, Mu'azu Mohammed; Albarracin, Ricardo; Hoq, Mohammed Ziaul (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11020372, 2018-02-05)
    MAS'UD, A.A., WIRBA, A.V., ALSHAMMARI, S.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABDULLAHI, M.M., ALBARRACIN, R. and HOQ, M.Z. 2018. Solar energy potentials and benefits in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: a review of substantial issues. Energies [online], 11(2), article 372. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11020372
    It is a well-known fact that the fossil fuel industry has dominated the economy of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries during the last few decades. However, recent developments show that most of the GCC countries ...
  • State switching of a multistable impacting system using PD-like control. 

    Liu, Boying; Fung, Wai-Keung; Liu, Yang (EDP Sciences https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814810001, 2017-09-04)
    LIU, B., FUNG, W.-K. and LIU, Y. 2018. State switching of a multistable impacting system using PD-like control. MATEC web of conferences [online], 148, article ID 10001: proceedings of the international engineering vibrartion conference (ICoEV 2017), 4-7 September 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814810001
    A new PD-like control law is proposed in this paper to control a multistable impacting system. This control law can switch the system from a current, undesired state to a desired one by using the differences of the ...
  • A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (DIST http://sbe16torino.org/, 2016-02-18)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2016. A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. In newDist: proceedings of sustainable built environment (SBE16): towards post-carbon cities, 18-19 February 2016, Torino, Italy. Torino: DIST [online], pages 470-480. Available from: http://sbe16torino.org/downloads/SBE16TO_proceedings.pdf
    Embodied Carbon (EC) estimating is driven by the development of Inventory of Carbon and Energy (ICE) in 2008 along with the initial information paper of Royal Institution of Chatered Surveyors (RICS) on the methodology to ...
  • Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. 

    Senarath, S. B. R.; Chandrathilake, S. R.; Victoria, Michele Florencia (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2013-06-14)
    SENARATH, S.B.R., CHANDRATHILAKE, S.R. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2013. Developing a framework for selection of sustainable materials based on the embedded energy for building construction. In Sandanayake, Y.G. and Fernando, N. G (eds). Proceedings of the 2nd world construction symposium 2013: socio-economic sustainability in construction: practice, policy and research, 14-15 June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 150-169. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2013/proceedings.pdf
    Material selection in conventional construction projects concentrate on various criteria. However, sustainable construction must take into account of embodied energy of materials during material selection which is rarely ...
  • Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan; Fernando, Nirodha (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2016-07-29)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S., DAVIES, A. and FERNANDO, N. 2016. Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. (eds). Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 106-114. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2016/proceedings.pdf
    Buildings emit two types of carbon (and greenhouse gases) namely Operational Carbon (OC) and Embodied Carbon (EC). Operational carbon is regulated in the UK as it contributed up to 70-80% of total emissions. On the other ...
  • Design economics for dual currency management in construction projects. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/design-economics-for-dual-currency-management-in-construction-projects/, 2016-08-16)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2016. Design economics for dual currency management in construction projects. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/design-economics-for-dual-currency-management-in-construction-projects/
    This paper reviews the literature on design economics and deduce relationships between Capital Cost (CC) and design variables; and initial Embodied Carbon (EC) and design variables by collecting data of 10 office buildings ...
  • Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Victoria, Michele Florencia (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-08-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and VICTORIA, M. 2016. Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    This paper looks at the construction cost and commercial management system comparisons in UK and China. Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. UK-China ...
  • On sensory experience of historic architecture: an empirical review of sensory perceptions in historic buildings, aiming to inform their conservation process. 

    Braat, Sylvie Anne Ingrid (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Build Environment, 2017-08-01)
    BRAAT, S.A.I. 2017. On sensory experience of historic architecture: an empirical review of sensory perceptions in historic buildings, aiming to inform their conservation process. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This thesis studies people’s sensory perceptions of historic architecture, exploring the physical triggers for such experience, and connecting these with what can and should be maintained through building conservation. Sensory ...
  • A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. 

    Tobin, Ndibarafinia Young (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Build Environment, 2017-10-25)
    TOBIN, N.Y. 2017. A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In spite of the benefits of implementing whole life costing technique as a valuable approach for comparing alternative building designs allowing operational cost benefits to be evaluated against any initial cost increases ...

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