Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone
Marinelli, A., & Stewart, M. R. (2019)
Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone. Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity), 13(50), 438-450. https://doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.50.37
An experimental investigation of the mechanical and fracture characteristics of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone is undertaken, aiming at enhancing understanding of ...
Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel
Miranda, M., da Costa, A., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., & Cañizal, J. (2019)
Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel. In Proceedings 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. , (2595-2598
Stone columns installed in extremely soft soils may significantly reduce the effectiveness of this treatment due to the insufficient lateral confinement provided by the soft s...
Energy consumption and modelling of the climate control system in the electric vehicle
Doyle, A., & Muneer, T. (2018)
Energy consumption and modelling of the climate control system in the electric vehicle. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/0144598718806458
With the introduction of electric vehicles in the automobile market, limited information is available on how the battery’s energy consumption is distributed. This paper focuse...
Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject
Anderson, L., Taylor, M., Maeda, S., & McLaughlin, J. (2018)
Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject. In The 26th Japan Conference on Human Response to Vibration Proceedings, 86-100
Existing risk assessment methodologies are based on fixed tool vibration magnitude emission data (such as tool declaration data or a point in time (typically annually) tool me...
Enhancing Robotic Swarms With Fractal Behaviours to Explore Unknown Enclosed Areas
Presentation / Conference
Eissa, H., Melis, W. J. C., Keates, S., & Doncheva, R. (2018, June)
Enhancing Robotic Swarms With Fractal Behaviours to Explore Unknown Enclosed Areas. Paper presented at 3rd Medway Engineering Conference: Systems: Efficiency, Sustainability and Modelling
Swarm robotics coordinates multiple interacting robots for which it takes inspiration from nature. It has been used in different engineering applications, such as: food search...
Embodied and Life Cycle Carbon Assessment of Buildings in Latin America: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions
Pomponi, F., & Campos, L. M. (2018)
Embodied and Life Cycle Carbon Assessment of Buildings in Latin America: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. In F. Pomponi, C. De Wolf, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), Embodied Carbon in Buildings, 483-503. Cham: BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-72796-7_22
This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art on embodied carbon and life cycle assessment (LCA) of buildings in the context of Latin America. It revi...
End effect on determining shear modulus of timber beams in torsion tests
Gharavi, N., Zhang, H., Xie, Y., & He, T. (2018)
End effect on determining shear modulus of timber beams in torsion tests. Construction and Building Materials, 164, 442-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.191
The end effect plays an important role in determining where the rotation measuring gauges should be located in a torsion test. A thorough review on the impact of end effect in...
Cellulose microfibrils as a pore former in electroless co-deposited anodes for solid oxide fuel cells.
Turnbull, R. J., Shearer, N., & Wilson, C. (2017)
Cellulose microfibrils as a pore former in electroless co-deposited anodes for solid oxide fuel cells. ECS Transactions, 78(1), 1447-1456. https://doi.org/10.1149/07801.1447ecst
A study was conducted to investigate the feasibility of Cellulose Microfibrils (CMF) as a pore former in the manufacture of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) anodes using Electrole...
PV electrical parameters degradation analysis-Oman perspective
Honnurvali, M. S., & Gupta, N. (2017)
PV electrical parameters degradation analysis-Oman perspective. In 2017 8th International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC)https://doi.org/10.1109/irec.2017.7926000
Recent interests in exploring the potential of renewable energy possibilities and readiness in sultanate of Oman has showed that it can engage renewable energy technologies, s...
The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials
Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X., & Barreto, D. (2017)
The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, (253-264). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...