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  • A new weak area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. 

    Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Rahmat, Nur Azammudin; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Rahman, Titik Khawa Abdul; Yasin, Zuhaila Mat; Wahab, Norfishah A.; Salim, Nur Ashida (PACE (Organisers) http://picost.org/, 2017-07-25)
    AZIZ, N.F.A., RAHMAT, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAHMAN, T.K.A., YASSIN, Z.M., WAHAB, N.A. and SALIM, N.A. 2017. A new weak area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. Presented at the Professional and Continuing Education Center (PACE) international conference on science and technology 2017 (PICOST 2017), 25-27 July 2017, Penang, Malaysia.
    Identification of voltage stability weak area in power system plays an important role in preventing the occurrence of voltage collapse. A fast and accurate identification method helps power system operators to apply voltage ...
  • Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. 

    Adamson, Michael Angus; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Iyi, Draco; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd (PACE (Organisers) http://picost.org/, 2017-07-25)
    ADAMSON, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AZIZ, N.F.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., IYI, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., MUNIR, A.B. and YASIN, S.H.M. 2017. Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. Presented at the Professional and Continuing Education Center (PACE) international conference on science and technology 2017 (PICOST 2017), 25-27 July 2017, Penang, Malaysia.
    In the United Kingdom (UK), homeowners who install grid connected renewable energy sources receive a threefold benefit. They can use the electricity generated by the source, they enjoy reduced household bills and they can ...
  • Comparison of artificial neural network and multiple regression for partial discharge sources recognition. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Albarracin, Ricardo; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IEEE, 2017-05-09)
    MAS'UD, A.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., AZIZ, N.F.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2017. Comparison of artificial neural network and multiple regression for partial discharge sources recognition. Presented at the 9th IEEE-GCC conference and exhibition 2017: solutions for a smarter economy, 9-11 May 2017, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia.
    This paper compares the capabilities of the artificial neural network (ANN) and multiple linear regression (MLR) for recognizing and discriminating partial discharge (PD) defects. Statistical fingerprints obtained from a ...
  • Novel nonimaging solar concentrator for portable solar systems for developing countries. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Gamio, Carlos; Jafry, Tahseen; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2017.7991242, 2017-06-27)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., GAMIO, C., JAFRY, T. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Novel nonimaging solar concentrator for portable solar systems for developing countries. In Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society powerAfrica conference (IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2017): harnessing energy, information and communications technology (ICT) for affordable electification of Africa, 27-30 June 2017, Accra, Ghana. New York: IEEE [online], pages 307-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2017.7991242
    Portable solar chargers have been gaining popularity as a new technology to help increase electrification in rural areas in developing countries. It is a fast developing industry aiming to produce a low-cost solution for ...
  • A preliminary study on the hand grip and pinch strength among adults in an indigenous people community in Royal Belum Forest, Malaysia. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Noor, Norliza; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2017.8228207, 2017-11-05)
    BANI, N.A., MOHD NOOR, N., MOHD ARIS, S.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., JALIL, S.Z.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. A preliminary study on the hand grip and pinch strength among adults in an indigenous people community in Royal Belum Forest, Malaysia. In the Proceedings of the IEEE region 10 conference 2017 (TENCON2017), 5-8 November 2017, Penang, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 2099-2103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2017.8228207
    Handgrip strength is a general indicator of muscle strength and nutritional status of an adult population and is linked with premature mortality as well as physical disabilities. In this preliminary study, handgrip strength ...
  • Building a supportive culure for sustained organisational learning in public sectors. 

    Senaratne, Sepani; Victoria, Michele Florencia (IGI Global https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4434-2, 2013-08-31)
    SENARATNE, S. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2014. Building a supportive culure for sustained organisational learning in public sectors. In Al-Bastaki, Y. and Shajera, A. (eds). Building a competitive public sector with knowledge management strategy. Hershey, PA: ICI Global [online], chapter 5, pages 118-134. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4434-2
    The purpose of this chapter is to provide an approach to build a supportive organisational culture for sustained organisational learning in public sectors. Changing culture is not an easy task. It involves an in-depth ...
  • Estimating embodied carbon: a dual currency approach. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Zhou, L.; Davies, Alan (CRC Press (member of Taylor & Francis) https://www.crcpress.com/9781138028982, 2015-10-07)
    VICTORIA, M.F., PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and DAVIES, A. 2015. Estimating embodied carbon: a dual currency approach. In Wilkinson, S.P., Xia, J. and Chen, B. (eds). Sustainable buildings and structures: proceedings of the 1st international conference on sustainable buildings and structures, 29 October - 1 November 2015, Suzhou, China. Florida: CRC Press [online], chapter 31, pages 223-230. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138028982
    Embodied carbon (EC) estimating is a growing area of research. EC estimating is evolving since the recent past, thus, undergoing several criticisms. On the other hand, there is a lack of interest among industry practitioners ...
  • Developing an early design stage embodied carbon prediction model: a case study. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/abstracts-results.php?s=31st Annual ARCOM Conference&b=b, 2015-09-07)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2015. Developing an early design stage embodied carbon prediction model: a case study. In Raiden, A. and Aboagye-Nimo, E. (eds). Proceedings of the 31st annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management confernce (ARCOM), 7-9 September 2015, Lincoln, UK. Lincoln: ARCOM [online], pages 267-276. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ff96343816e3a48d472a039e584fb584.pdf
    The focus of carbon management has shifted from operational carbon towards Embodied Carbon (EC) as a result of zero carbon agenda. Even though effort is made to quantify EC in detail design stage and choose the best solution ...
  • Social media in construction: an exploratory case study. 

    Perera, Srinath; Victoria, Michele Florencia; Brand, Samuel (Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781317427889, 2017-05-05)
    PERERA, S., VICTORIA, M. and BRAND, S. 2017. Social media in construction: an exploratory case study. In Ingirige, B., Ruikar, K., Perera, S. and Obonyo, E. (eds). Advances in construction ICT and e-business. London: Routledge [online], chapter 16, pages 376-403. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781317427889
    Social media are considered as powerful tools to inuence people as well as businesses in a short time span. Therefore, systematic use of social media in a business environment can bring greater benets in no time. However, ...
  • Use of social media in construction industry: a case study. 

    Perera, Srinath; Victoria, Michele Florencia; Brand, Samuel (IBEA Publications http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28849.pdf, 2015-11-23)
    PERERA, S., VICTORIA, M.F. and BRAND, S. 2015. Use of social media in construction industry: a case study. In Proceedings of International Council for Building joint sypmposium 2015 (CIB2015): 'Going North for sustainability': leveraging knowledge and innovation for sustainable and development, 23-25 November 2015, London, UK. London: IBEA [online], pages 462-473. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28892.pdf
    Social media evolved in the early 2000's with the birth of Facebook and Flickr in 2004. It is hard to ignore the current influence of social media upon modern lifestyle with the continuous development of many social media ...
  • Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. 

    Grant, Aileen; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281, 2017-03-01)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2017. Process evaluation of the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) trial: case study evaluation of adoption and maintenance of a complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. BMJ open [online], 7(3), article ID e015281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015281
    Objective: - To explore how different practices responded to the Data-driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (DQIP) intervention in terms of their adoption of the work, reorganisation to deliver the intended change in ...
  • Process evaluation of the data-driven quality improvement in primary care (DQIP) trial: active and less active ingredients of a multi-component complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. 

    Grant, Aileen; Dreischulte, Tobias; Guthrie, Bruce (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0531-2, 2017-01-07)
    GRANT, A., DREISCHULTE, T. and GUTHRIE, B. 2017. Process evaluation of the data-driven quality improvement in primary care (DQIP) trial: active and less active ingredients of a multi-component complex intervention to reduce high-risk primary care prescribing. Implementation science [online], 12, article ID 4. Available from https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0531-2
    Background: - Two to 4% of emergency hospital admissions are caused by preventable adverse drug events. The estimated costs of such avoidable admissions in England were £530 million in 2015. The data-driven quality improvement ...
  • Revenge porn and the actio iniuriarum. 

    Brown, Jonathan
    BROWN, J. [2018]. Revenge porn and the actio iniuriarum. Legal stuties [online], (accepted).
    'Revenge porn', as the non-consensual distribution of private sexual images and videos has been termed, is conceptualised as an inextricably modern phenomenon which the law is not appropriately equipped to deal with. The ...
  • Cremation in modern Scotland: history, architecture and the law. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2017-12-31)
    BROWN, J. 2017. Cremation in modern Scotland: history, architecture and the law. Juridical review [online], 4, pages 287-289. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    This is a review of Cremation in modern Scotland, by Jupp, P.C., Davies, D.J., Grainger, H.J., Raeburn, G.D. and White, S.R.G., Edinburgh, Birlinn Ltd, ISBN 978-1-90656-679-1.
  • Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Paris Legal Publishers https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695, 2013-04-30)
    BROWN, J. 2013. Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 1(1), pages 43-59. Available from: https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695
    The notion of proprietal rights in human biological material is one which, until recently with the case of Yearworth v. North Bristol NHS Trust [2010] QB 1, the English courts have heavily resisted. Consequently it has ...
  • Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2015-06-30)
    BROWN, J. 2015. Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 135-155. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Examines the unique position of Scots law on abortion prior to, and following, the adoption of the Abortion Act 1967, looking at pre-1967 common law and contemporary case law.
  • Plagium: an archaic and anomalous crime. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2016-06-30)
    BROWN, J. 2016. Plagium: an archaic and anomalous crime. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 129-146. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Questions, in light of the continued existence of the offence of plagium in Scotland, involving the aggravated theft of pre-pubescent children, whether children are considered as "mere things" under Scots law. Examines the ...
  • Assessing the multidimensional relationship between medication beliefs and adherence in older adults with hypertension using polynomial regression. 

    Dillon, Paul; Phillips, L. Alison; Gallagher, Paul; Smith, Susan M.; Stewart, Derek C.; Cousins, Grainne (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kax016, 2018-01-11)
    DILLON, P., PHILLIPS, L.A., GALLAGHER, P., SMITH, S.M., STEWART, D., COUSINS, G. 2018. Assessing the multidimensional relationship between medication beliefs and adherence in older adults with hypertension using polynomial regression. Annals of behavioral medicine [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kax016
    Background: - The Necessity-Concerns Framework (NCF) is a multidimensional theory describing the relationship between patients' positive and negative evaluations of their medication which interplay to influence adherence. ...
  • Zinc-modified nanotransporter of doxorubicin for targeted prostate cancer delivery. 

    Skalickova, Sylvie; Loffelmann, Martin; Gargulak, Michael; Kepinska, Marta; Docekalova, Michaela; Uhlirova, Dagmar; Stankova, Martina; Fernandez, Carlos; Milnerowicz, Halina; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Kizek, Rene (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/nano7120435, 2017-12-08)
    SKALICKOVA, S., LOFFELMANN, M., GARGULAK, M., KEPINSKA, M., DOCEKALOVA, M., UHLIROVA, D., STANKOVA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., MILNEROWICZ, H., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B. and KIZEK, R. 2017. Zinc-modified nanotransporter of doxorubicin for targeted prostate cancer delivery. Nanomaterials [online], 7(12), article ID 435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano7120435
    This work investigated the preparation of chitosan nanoparticles used as carriers for doxorubicin for targeted cancer delivery. Prepared nanocarriers were stabilized and functionalized via zinc ions incorporated into the ...
  • Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? 

    Mante, Joseph
    MANTE, J. [2018]. Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? International construction law review [online], (accepted).
    A careful reader of the philosophical underpinnings and the dispute resolution frameworks of the FIDIC and NEC Conditions of Contract will likely be baffled by the paradoxical relationship between the underpinning ethos ...