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The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents

Journal Article
Fountas, G., Fonzone, A., Gharavi, N., & Rye, T. (in press)
The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents. Analytic Methods in Accident Research,
This study seeks to identify and analyze variations in the effect of contributing factors on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents across various lighting and weather ...

A 3D Smooth Random Walk Mobility Model for FANETs

Conference Proceeding
Lin, N., Gao, F., Zhao, L., Al-Dubai, A., & Tan, Z. (2019)
A 3D Smooth Random Walk Mobility Model for FANETs. In 2019 IEEE 21st International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 17th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 5th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS)https://doi.org/10.1109/HPCC/SmartCity/DSS.2019.00075
The number of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) applications has increased over the past few years. Among all scenarios, UAV group consisting multi-UAVs is normally used to prov...

A Multi-UAV Clustering Strategy for Reducing Insecure Communication Range

Journal Article
Wu, J., Zou, L., Zhao, L., Al-Dubai, A., Mackenzie, L., & Min, G. (2019)
A Multi-UAV Clustering Strategy for Reducing Insecure Communication Range. Computer Networks, 158, 132-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2019.04.028
Multi-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight formations can be deployed to monitor large areas. Individual UAVs communicate and exchange information while formation flying. but, s...

Security, privacy and safety evaluation of dynamic and static fleets of drones

Conference Proceeding
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., Mayes, K., Habachi, O., Sauveron, D., Steyven, A., & Chaumette, S. (2017)
Security, privacy and safety evaluation of dynamic and static fleets of drones. In 2017 IEEE/AIAA 36th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC),https://doi.org/10.1109/dasc.2017.8101984
Interconnected everyday objects, either via public or private networks, are gradually becoming reality in modern life -- often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or C...

Critical evaluation of the battery electric vehicle for sustainable mobility

Thesis
Milligan, R. Critical evaluation of the battery electric vehicle for sustainable mobility. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978220
Can Battery Electric Vehicles replace conventional internal combustion engine vehicles for commuting purposes when exposed to a busy corporate activity within the city of Edin...

Transport habits of travelers using new energy type modes: A random parameters hazard-based approach of travel distance

Journal Article
Anastasopoulos, P. C., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Karlaftis, M. G., & Sadek, A. W. (2017)
Transport habits of travelers using new energy type modes: A random parameters hazard-based approach of travel distance. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 77, 516-528. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2017.01.017
With environmental concerns on the rise, identifying the factors that affect travel demand for energy efficient and environmentally friendly means of transportation becomes cr...

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland.

Thesis
Borthwick, S. The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8820
Climate change is recognised worldwide as a major concern, with serious repercussions. Observed temperature rises are increasingly being linked to human activity. Evidence ind...

Modelling motorcycles driving cycles and emissions in Edinburgh

Thesis
Kumar, R. Modelling motorcycles driving cycles and emissions in Edinburgh. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3047
The level of ownership and use of motorcycling has increased rapidly in Edinburgh and the UK in the last ten years. In this study, motorcycle driving cycles (rural and urban) ...

Applying online fleet driver assessment to help identify, target and reduce occupational road safety risks

Journal Article
Darby, P., Murray, W., & Raeside, R. (2009)
Applying online fleet driver assessment to help identify, target and reduce occupational road safety risks. Safety Science, 47(3), 436-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2008.05.004
Many studies have shown that driver attitude and behaviour are important determinants of the likelihood of collision involvement. Knowledge of the Rules of the Road and the pe...

Iterative control in automotive testing.

Journal Article
Hay, N. C., & Roberts, D. E. (2007)
Iterative control in automotive testing. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 221(2), 223-233. https://doi.org/10.1243/09596518JSCE306
Road simulator test rigs investigate both the durability and the squeak and rattle characteristics of vehicle structures. The test specimens are the whole vehicle or a sub-str...