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Design of Mobile Band Subsurface Antenna for Drainage Infrastructure Monitoring

Journal Article
See, C. H., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W. A., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Ong, F. L., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2019)
Design of Mobile Band Subsurface Antenna for Drainage Infrastructure Monitoring. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 13(13), 2380-2385. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0243
This paper presents an underground subsurface wireless sensor for drainage infrastructure water level monitoring. It operates from 800 to 2170 MHz to cover the required GSM850...

Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading

Thesis
Jeffrey, M. Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086186
This study has been undertaken to research the impact of shading on a large scale solar PV site at 56° latitude north, this is the first site in the UK at this latitude, consi...

Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019)
Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...

Towards the Development of New Integrated Ultrasonic Filtration Systems for Monitoring Waterborne Pathogens

Presentation / Conference
Kerrouche, A. (2018, November)
Towards the Development of New Integrated Ultrasonic Filtration Systems for Monitoring Waterborne Pathogens. Paper presented at 5th World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology
The detection of waterborne pathogens mainly relies on sample processing. This process concentrates large volume of water to very small volume that can be used under microscop...

Waste-composition-dependent HBM model parameters based on degradation experiments

Journal Article
Datta, S., Zekkos, D., Fei, X., & McDougall, J. (in press)
Waste-composition-dependent HBM model parameters based on degradation experiments. Environmental Geotechnics, https://doi.org/10.1680/jenge.18.00014
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the hydro-biochemical-mechanical (HBM) processes during degradation is ...

Energy consumption and modelling of the climate control system in the electric vehicle

Journal Article
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...

Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies

Journal Article
Gul, M., Kotak, Y., Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2018)
Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies. Energies, 11(11), 2881. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11112881
In the absence of ground reflected radiation measured data, an average albedo value of 0.2, which describes the reflective properties of the bare ground is generally used. The...

Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system

Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Adhikari, S., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system. Applied Energy, 233-234, 403-411. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.012
This paper explores the use of electric car roof mounted photovoltaic (PV) powered ventilation for cabin heat management/ventilation. A fully-functional Renault Zoe electric c...

A case study of PV output power degradation rates in Oman.

Journal Article
Honnurvali, M., Gupta, N., Goh, K., Umar, T., & Nazeema, N. (2019)
A case study of PV output power degradation rates in Oman. IET Renewable Power Generation, 13(2), 352-360. doi:10.1049/iet-rpg.2018.5457
To meet the increase in peak electricity demand and to reduce fossil fuel emissions in Oman and as an initiative taken by the government, by 2030, 15% (3000 MW) of the total e...

Solar panels replaced tarmac on a road – here are the results

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Ryan, D. (2018)
Solar panels replaced tarmac on a road – here are the results
Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world’s roads with solar pan...