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  • Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Orr, Fraser; Steel, John A.; El-Shaib, Mohamed (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012, 2017-03-23)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of constructional steel research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012.
    Detecting welding defects in industrial equipment (welded joints and built-up structures) is a key aspect in evaluating the probability of failure in different situations. Acoustic emission (AE) is an effective non-destructive ...
  • Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Zulkurnain; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Rahman, Sharipah Alwiah Syed Abd; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Rey, Jorge Alfredo Ardilla (IAES http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and REY, J.A.A. 2016. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 [ICEECC2016], 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    A good insulator for high voltage cable has low dielectric loss, reasonable flexibility and thermo-mechanically stable. However, prolonged application of electrical stresses on the cable will degraded the cable; physically ...
  • Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Abd Fatah, Abdul Yasser; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa (IAES http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N.B., BANI, N.A., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MAD KAIDI, H., ABD FATAH, A.Y., JAMIAN, J.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2016. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration.Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    This paper presents a solution to solve the network reconfiguration, DG coordination (location and size), and capacitor coordination (location and size), simultaneously. The proposed solution will be determined by using ...
  • Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. 

    Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IAES http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2016. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    This paper discusses the prospect of integrating a novel type of low concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) design known as the rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) in a building in the United ...
  • On the edge: a new articulation of the visual arts in rural and remote areas. 

    Douglas, Anne; Gray, Carole; Delday, Heather (Fruitmarket Gallery, 2002-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A., GRAY, C. and DELDAY, H. 2002. On the edge: a new articulation of the visual arts in rural and remote areas. In McLean, E. and Dougherty, S. (eds.) Heaven on earth. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, pages 14-27.
    This publication was published to accompany the forum Heaven on Earth which took place at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design on 7 December 2001.
  • Engaging with the Scottish Government's agenda on health and social care. 

    Smith, Steve; Buchanan, Graham (SFCT http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/sfct/inter/2012/00000004/00000002/art00003, 2012-11-01)
    SMITH, S. and BUCHANAN, G. 2012. Engaging with the Scottish Government's agenda on health and social care. InterAction [online], 4(2), pages 26-34. Available from: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/sfct/inter/2012/00000004/00000002/art00003.
    Outside of SF circles, SF remains relatively unknown. The Scottish Solution Focused Network (SSFN) is an organisation of SF practitioners established to support and promote SF practice in Scotland. In this paper, the authors ...
  • Multi-layer silica ceramic membrane for flue gas and natural gas separations. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    NWOGU, N.C., ORAKWE, I.R. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Multi-layer silica ceramic membrane for flue gas and natural gas separations. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 651-655. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp651-655.pdf.
    The overall goal of this paper is to foster the development of new membrane technologies to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. Hence, a multi-layered silica ceramic membrane with extremely low defect ...
  • Morphological characterization and gas permeation of commercially available ceramic membrane. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    ORAKWEK, I., NWOGU, N.C. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Morphological characterization and gas permeation of commercially available ceramic membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 607-610. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp607-610.pdf.
    This work presents experimental results relating to the structural characterization of a commercially available alumina membrane. A γ-alumina mesoporous tubular membrane has been used. Nitrogen adsorption-desorption, ...
  • Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. 

    Ajayi, Adebayo; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    AJAYI, A., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 637-642. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp637-642.pdf.
    The emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from onshore offshore facilities are studied and an alternative technology for the recovery of methane, propane and butane by the use of membrane technology is explored. ...
  • Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Habiba, Shehu; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    OKON, E., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 623-628. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp623-628.pdf.
    In this work, batch wise esterification of lactic acid and ethanol was carried out using different cation-exchange resins including amberlyst 15, amberlyst 16, dowex 50W8x and amberlyst 36 as heterogeneous catalysts. The ...
  • Socio-economic differences in diet, physical activity and leisure-time screen use among Scottish children in 2006 and 2010: are we closing the gap? 

    McNeill, Geraldine; Masson, Lindsey F.; Macdiarmid, Jennie I.; Craig, Leone C. A.; Wills, Wendy J.; Bromley, Catherine (Cambridge University Press https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002949, 2017-02-20)
    MCNEILL, G., MASSON, L.F., MACDIARMID, J.I., CRAIG, L.C.A., WILLS, W.J. and BROMLEY, C. 2017. Socio-economic differences in diet, physical activity and leisure-time screen use among Scottish children in 2006 and 2010: are we closing the gap? Public health nutrition [online], First View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002949.
    To investigate socio-economic differences in children’s diet, activity and inactivity and changes in these differences over 4 years during which new policies on food in schools were introduced. Two cross-sectional surveys ...
  • "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. 

    Thomas, Gareth M.; Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813, 2017-03-16)
    THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2017. "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813.
    Many mobile software applications (‘apps’) related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a ...
  • National Health Service healthcare staff experience and practices regarding complementary and alternative medicine: an online survey. 

    Jones, Jenny; Rayner, Suzanne; Logue, Shona; Imray, Elizabeth; Stewart, Derek C.; Leslie, Stephen J. (MEDCRAVE https://doi.org/10.15406/ijcam.2017.05.00159, 2017-02-16)
    JONES, J., RAYNER, S., LOGUE, S., IMRAY, E., STEWART, D. and LESLIE, S.J. 2017. National Health Service healthcare staff experience and practices regarding complementary and alternative medicine: an online survey. International journal of complementary and alternative medicine [online], 5(4), article ID 00159. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15406/ijcam.2017.05.00159.
    The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing. The most common reported reason for CAM use is dissatisfaction with conventional healthcare. Several studies have reported factors influencing CAM usage ...
  • Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management. 

    Courtenay, Molly; Rowbotham, Samantha; Lim, Rosemary; Deslandes, Rhian; Hodson, Karen; MacLure, Katie; Peters, Sarah; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013515, 2017-03-01)
    COURTENAY, M., ROWBOTHAM, S., LIM, R., DESLANDES, R., HODSON, K., MACLURE, K., PETERS, S. and STEWART, D. 2017. Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management. BMJ Open [online], 7(3), e013515. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013515.
    Objective: To (1) explore patients' expectations and experiences of nurse and pharmacist non-medical prescriber-led management of respiratory tract infections (RTIs), (2) examine whether patient expectations for antibiotics ...
  • The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. 

    Ewen, Janine; Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (RGU, 2016-10-27)
    EWEN, J. and ALEXANDER, L. 2016. The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. Presented at the Faculty of public health annual conference: strong voices; prgmatic public health, 27 - 28 October, Dunblane, UK.
    "The health-orientated attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students" was a research project using quantitative methods (survey and measuring tool) to 1) Explore Health Sciences students' ...
  • Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. 

    MANTE, J. (SOCIETY OF LEGAL SCHOLARS, 2015-09-01)
    MANTE, J. 2015. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Presented at the Society of legal scholars conference 2015, 1 - 4 September, York, UK.
    The paper is divided into five sections. The first section provides a brief overview of the concept of arbitrability. The second section surveys the current trend and relationship between arbitrability and public policy ...
  • Is specialist designer an oxymoron? The value of specialisation in the design field. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Fairburn, Susan Marie (INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING DESIGNERS AND THE DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/34720, 2013-09-04)
    GULARI, M.N. and FAIRBURN, S. 2013. Is specialist designer an oxymoron? The value of specialisation in the design field. In Proceedings of the 15th international conference on engineering and product design education (E&PDE13): design education - growing our future, 5 - 6 September 2013, Dublin, Ireland. Bristol: Design Society [online], pages 246-251. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/34720.
    "Jack-of-all-trades, master of none" is a figure of speech that suits generalists well. Having special knowledge is usually confused with being an expert. Does it mean that a non-specialist or a generalist is not an expert? ...
  • Introduction to contemporary art in BiH. 

    Blackwood, Jon (Duplex 100m², 2015-08-01)
    BLACKWOOD., J. 2015. Introduction to contemporary art in BiH. Sarajevo: Duplex 100m2.
    This will be the first ever book on contemporary art in Bosnia & Herzegovina, in any language. The book derives from a period of three years of research and participatory observation around the differing art activities in ...
  • A low-complexity and efficient encoder rate control solution for distributed residual video coding. 

    Hu, Chunyun; Hu, Binjie; Tu, Wanqing; Xiong, Yunhui (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-017-4484-5, 2017-03-08)
    HU, C., HU, B., TU, W. and XIONG, Y. [2017] A low-complexity and efficient encoder rate control solution for distributed residual video coding. Multimedia tools and applications [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-017-4484-5.
    Existing encoder rate control (ERC) solutions have two technical limitations that prevent them from being widely used in real-world applications. One is that encoder side infor- mation (ESI) is required to be generated ...
  • Local content and the Marginal Fields Programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Nwuke, Chinwe (OGEL https://www.ogel.org/article.asp?key=3671, 2017-01-31)
    EZEANI, E.C. and NWUKE, C. 2017. Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. Oil, gas and energy law intelligence [online], 15(1), pages 1-20. Available from: www.ogel.org/articles.asp?key=3671
    The upstream oil sector in Nigeria since the discovery of oil in the 1950s has been dominated by international oil companies. To revise this situation and learning from the experience of countries with strong representation ...