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Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel

Conference Proceeding
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...

Embodied and Life Cycle Carbon Assessment of Buildings in Latin America: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

Book
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...

Stereoscopic viewing, roughness and gloss perception

Thesis
Methven, T. S. (2014)
Stereoscopic viewing, roughness and gloss perception. (Thesis). Heriot-Watt University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1321014
This thesis presents a novel investigation into the effect stereoscopic vision has upon the strength of perceived gloss on rough surfaces. We demonstrate that in certain cases...

The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs

Journal Article
Asif, M., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2007)
The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs. International Journal of Nuclear Governance, Economy and Ecology, 1, 372-383. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNGEE.2007.016657
Provision of sufficient, affordable and secure energy is very crucial for modern economies. Countries across the world are facing energy challenges one way or the other. This ...

Performance and modelling of a PV driven transpired solar air heater.

Conference Proceeding
Grassie, T. (2006)
Performance and modelling of a PV driven transpired solar air heater. ISBN 904963731

Limits on the penetration of coiled tubing in horizontal oil wells: effect of the pipe geometry.

Journal Article
McCourt, I. & Kubie, J. (2005)
Limits on the penetration of coiled tubing in horizontal oil wells: effect of the pipe geometry. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 219, 1191-1197. doi:10.1243/095440605X32066. ISSN 0954-4062
To carry out remedial work in oil wells through the production tubing string, a method using a continuous length of steel coiled tubing is used. In horizontal wells substantia...

Equipment for the investigation of the accelerated curing of concrete using direct electrical conduction

Journal Article
Wilson, J. G., & Gupta, N. K. (2004)
Equipment for the investigation of the accelerated curing of concrete using direct electrical conduction. Measurement : journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 35(3), 243-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2003.11.002
The need for accelerated curing of concrete in precast civil engineering components is discussed, and the techniques available to achieve this are presented, with particular e...

Thermal modelling and optimisation of heat transfer in a high temperature theatre luminaire.

Journal Article
Anderson, D. E., Truslove, T. E. & Kubie, J. (2003)
Thermal modelling and optimisation of heat transfer in a high temperature theatre luminaire. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 217, 1039-1048. doi:10.1243/095440603322407272. ISSN 0954-4062
A computational fluid dynamics model has been developed to predict the thermal performance of high-temperature theatre luminaires. The theoretical results are in good agreemen...