Jeffrey, M., Kelly, I., Muneer, T., & Smith, I. (2015). Evaluation of solar modelling techniques through experiment on a 627 kWp photo-voltaic solar power plant at Edinburgh College—Midlothian Campus, Scotland. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 7(3), doi:10.1063/1.4922450. ISSN 1941-7012
The accuracy and applicability of existing methods of solar resource modelling and solar photovoltaic module performance are investigated in the case of a ground array install...
Muneer, T., Milligan, R., Smith, I., Doyle, A., Pozuelo, M., & Knez, M. (2015). Energetic, environmental and economic performance of electric vehicles: Experimental evaluation. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 35, (40-61). doi:10.1016/j.trd.2014.11.015. ISSN 1361-9209
Fuelled by a rapidly rising human global population, an increasing demand for freedom to travel and the affordability made possible by modern manufacturing there has been an e...
Taylor, M., Wamuziri, S., & Smith, I. (2003). Automated construction in Japan. Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering, 156(1), 34-41. doi:10.1680/cien.2003.156.1.34
Over the last 20 years the concept of automating construction
and civil engineering operations has become a reality within
Japan, resulting in improvements in site safety, eff...
Mohamed, A., Zhang, H., Smith, I., & Xiao, Z. (2015). A Low Cost Non-Contact and Non-Destructive Method for Evaluating the Variation of the Shear Modulus for Glued Laminated Timber Beams using a Photogrammetric Approach. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computingdoi:10.4203/ccp.108.260
This paper presents the experimental studies performed to investigate the feasibility of the proposed photogrammetric system for torsion tests. In this study, two binocular st...
Smith, I., Stewart, F., & Turner, P. (2003). Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television. In Second European Conference on Interactive Television
We report on the identification, creation and use of narrative patterns to create an interactive cartoon. We have undertaken an analysis of an American 1950-60’s interactive t...
Smith, I., Turner, P., & McGregor, I. (2001). Extending the unified modelling language to model complex interactive timeline-based systems. In H. Sharp, P. Chalk, J. LePeuple, & J. Rosbottom (Eds.), HCI 2002, 58-61
The increased take-up of Interactive Television, 3G and broadband networks is effecting a growth in the use of interactive, timeline-based media. This paper will describe how ...
Smith, I., Taylor, M. D., de Klerk, P. J. & Camara, J. M. (2009). Internationalising group project work for Civil Engineering students: International Project Week 2009. In Proceedings of INTED2010 Conference, 1893-1902. ISBN 9788461355389
Edinburgh Napier University hosted a huge gathering of European civil engineering
students for one week in May 2009 for the International Project Week 2009 (IPW 2009).
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E. & Smith, I. (2013). From employability attributes to professional identity: students transitioning to the workplace. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, 1197-1204. ISBN 978-1-4799-3922-0
In order to realize the employment ambitions of graduates we can work with students to facilitate the construction of their identity as members of a global engineering profess...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motorised users despite having t...