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Article published on 'The Conversation' on embodied carbon of buildings.
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X. & McDougall, J. (in press). Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan. In Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, 6. ISBN NA
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...
Muneer, T. (2009). Sustainable energy for world economies. In F. Barbir, & S. Ulgiati (Eds.), Energy options impact on regional security, 123-146. doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9565-7_6
Energy is inevitable for human life and a secure and accessible supply of energy is crucial for the sustainability of modern societies. Yet mankind now faces challenges of dep...
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...
McDougall, J. (2008). Waste heterogeneity: an obstacle to models?. In Sardinia 2009, 12th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium
No abstract available.
McDougall, J. (2007). Geomechanics and long-term landfill settlement. In GeoCongress 2008: Geotechnics of Waste Management and Remediation Proceedings of sessions of GeoCongress 2008, 482-490. doi:10.1061/40970(309)24
Long term landfill settlement is commonly attributed to two phenomena: creep and biodegradation. Biodegradation, which may contribute the greater proportion of long‐term settl...
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. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Problematic Soils: GEOPRPOB 2005, 307-314
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Currie, J. (2004). Ventilating System
Kazimoglu, Y. K., McDougall, J., & Pyrah, I. (2003). Options for modelling hydraulic hysteresis. In A. Tarantino, & C. Mancuso (Eds.), Unsaturated Soils - Advances in Testing, Modelling and Engineering Applications, 71-82. doi:10.1201/9780203970805.ch6
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
Garnier, C., Currie, J., Muneer, T. & Girard, A. (2007). Computational study of an integrated collector storage solar water heater
A simple low cost integrated collector storage solar water heater (ICS-SWH) which has the potential to substantially reduce domestic energy use was proposed for simulation. Th...