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ABSTRACT: Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the
biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MS...
Smith, A. & Fsadni, A. (2015). Impact of living plants on the indoor air quality in a large modern building. In Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016, Volume II: Environmental Opportunities and Challenges. Constructing Commitment and Acknowledging Human Experiences, 128-140. ISBN ISBN 978-952-15-3742-4
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of living plants in enhancing the indoor air quality (IAQ) and the general indoor environment within a large modern open-pl...
López-Ibáñez, M., Prasad, D. T. & Paechter, B. (2009). Parallel Optimisation of Pump Schedules with a Thread-Safe Variant of EPANET Toolkit. In Water Distribution Systems Analysis 2008. doi:10.1061/41024(340)40. ISBN 978-0-7844-1024-0
The optimisation of pump operations in water distribution networks is an ongoing research topic motivated by the great energy savings that a careful scheduling of pumps may ac...
Clarke, P., Davidson, A., Kubie, J. & Muneer, T. (2007). Two years of measured performance of a medium-sized building integrated photovoltaic facility at Napier University, Edinburgh
Currie, J., Capper, G. & Holmes, J. (2006). Energy efficiency improvements through sunspace augmented positive input ventilation of buildings
Positive input ventilation (PIV) systems were installed in a new build housing development in Ballantrae in south west Scotland; utilising a glazed sunspace on the south eleva...
Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J. & Pyrah, I. (2004). Moisture retention and movement in landfilled waste.
Wigan, M. (2004). Response to the Victorian energy policy consultation paper.
Currie, J. (2004). Ventilating System
Renton, M. W. & Wallace, A. R. (1995). Expert system scheduling of cascade hydro-electric plants. In Conference Proceeding of Opportunities and Advances in international Power Generation. doi:10.1049/cp:19960121. ISBN 0 85296 655 5
The hydrological interdependence of plants in cascade
hydro electric systems means that operation of any one
plant has an effect on water levels and storage at other
McDougall, J. & Hay, J. (2004). Hydro-bio-mechanical modelling of landfilled waste: formulation and testing
Macbeth, J., Smith, H., Currie, J. & Finlayson, N. (2009). Thermosyphon Heated Thermal Store, the Influences of Valve Opening on flow, an Experimental Analysis
This paper outlines initial findings from the design of a Thermal Energy Storage
(TES) system whose principal objective is to promote stratification when charged by an
Kolhe, M. L., Muneer, T., Adhikari, S. K. & Smith, I. (2014). Performance evaluation of electric vehicle ventilation using directly powered photovoltaic fans. doi:10.1109/ITEC-India.2015.7386939
Electric vehicles have tremendous potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. One of the main draw-back of the electric vehicle though is the sourcing of energy for air-c...
Needham, A., Fownes, G. J., McDougall, J. & Braithwaite, P. (2007). Predicting long-term settlement of landfills using a fundamental model of waste behaviour
Aldali, Y., Henderson, D. & Muneer, T. (2008). Prospects for large-scale solar thermal electricity generation from the LIBYAN desert: technical feasibility. In Proceedings of the ASME 2009 3rd International Conference on Energy Sustainability, 517-525. doi:10.1115/ES2009-90007. ISBN 978-0-7918-4890-6
The Great Sahara desert covers the entire range of Libyan longitude 11o 44’ to 23o 58’ E and a latitude range of 24o 17’ through to 30o 31’N, thus covering an area of 1,750,00...
Davison, B., Tham, Y. W. & Muneer, T. (2011). A toolkit approach to solar radiation modelling
Considerable effort is required to implement solar radiation models in software. Many existing implementations have efficiency as their main priority rather than re-usability,...