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The teaching of thermodynamics today.

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Bartlett, R., & Kubie, J. (2015)
The teaching of thermodynamics today. In M. W. Collins, R. C. Dougal, C. Koenig, & I. S. Ruddock (Eds.), Kelvin, Thermodynamics and the Natural World; WIT Transactions on State of the Art in Science and Engineering, 261-271. WITPRESS LTD. doi:10.2495/978-1-84564-149-8/011
Although there are several robust theories of ‘thermodynamics’ operating very successfully over a range of different disciplines, for example, biology, chemistry, geoscience, ...

Wind resource assessment in the Edinburgh region

Conference Proceeding
Irshad, W., Goh, K., & Kubie, J. (2009)
Wind resource assessment in the Edinburgh region. In 2009 World Non-Grid-Connected Wind Power and Energy Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.1109/wnwec.2009.5335836
In recent years, a growing number of manufacturers have produced small wind turbines that are suitable for utilization of wind energy by individual householders or small busin...

Security assessment of importing solar electricity for the EU

Journal Article
Asif, M., Currie, J., Muneer, T., & Kubie, J. (2009)
Security assessment of importing solar electricity for the EU. Journal of the Energy Institute, 82(2), 102-105. doi:10.1179/014426009x394008
Prosperity in any society is subject to an adequate and consistent provision of energy. It is crucial to adopt an energy strategy with least dependence on vulnerable energy su...

Models for the estimation of building integrated photovoltaic systems in urban environments

Journal Article
Clarke, P., Muneer, T., Davidson, A. & Kubie, J. (2008)
Models for the estimation of building integrated photovoltaic systems in urban environments. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy. 222(1), 61-67. doi:10.1243/09576509jpe474. ISSN 0957-6509
Growing concerns of global warming has spurred a rapid growth in micro-renewable technologies. Technologies, which can be integrated into building structures, such as photovol...

Evaluation of a new photodiode sensor for measuring global and diffuse irradiance, and sunshine duration.

Journal Article
Wood, J., Muneer, T. & Kubie, J. (2007)
Evaluation of a new photodiode sensor for measuring global and diffuse irradiance, and sunshine duration. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. 125, 1-6. doi:10.1115/1.1531149. ISSN 0199-6231
A new integrated device (called the BF3) has been developed, which enables the simultaneous measurement of horizontal global and diffuse irradiance as well as sunshine presenc...

Two years of measured performance of a medium-sized building integrated photovoltaic facility at Napier University, Edinburgh.

Conference Proceeding
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

An investigation of possible improvements in accuracy of regressions between diffuse and global solar irradiation.

Journal Article
Clarke, P., Munawwar, S., Davidson, A., Muneer, T. & Kubie, J. (2007)
An investigation of possible improvements in accuracy of regressions between diffuse and global solar irradiation. Building Service Engineering Research and Technology. 28, 189-197. doi:10.1177/0143624407076907
Horizontal hourly and sub-hourly diffuse and beam irradiance are required for the estimation of global irradiance on a given tilted surface. This information is used by engine...

Modelling of a low temperature differential Stirling Engine.

Journal Article
Robson, A., Grassie, T. & Kubie, J. (2006)
Modelling of a low temperature differential Stirling Engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 221, 927-943. doi:10.1243/09544062JMES631. ISSN 0954-4062
Abstract: A full theoretical model of a low temperature difference Stirling engine is developed in this paper. The model, which starts from the first principles, gives a full ...

Life cycle assessment of a medium-sized photovoltaic facility at a high latitude location.

Journal Article
Muneer, T., Younes, S., Lambert, N. & Kubie, J. (2006)
Life cycle assessment of a medium-sized photovoltaic facility at a high latitude location. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy. 220, 517-524. doi:10.1243/09576509JPE253. ISSN 0957-6509
Performance of a 160 m 2 photovoltaic installation at the Napier University's Merchiston Campus, situated 3 km from Edinburgh's city centre, is presented. The alternative curr...

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...

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Investigation of land use planning and its impacts on the performance of the transport system using GIS

2009 - 2015
Mohammed Al-Ali | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

An evaluation of the use of combination techniques in improving forecasting accuracy for commercial property cycles in the UK

2009 - 2014
Arvydas Jadevicius | Director of Studies: Dr Andrew Brown

Investigation into the fitness of the Emirati Technical Vocational Education and Training to the needs of the local construction industries

2008 - 2013
Omar Alaidarous | Director of Studies: Prof Naren Gupta

Wind resource assessment: statistical and computational fluid dynamic analysis

2008 - 2012
Wind is an important source of renewable energy and is widely available, despite the changing condition. In recent years a...
Wahid Irshad | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Design and modelling of a photovoltaic driven fan solar air heater for drying woodchips in Scotland

2006 - 2011
Andres Clemente | Director of Studies: Dr Tom Grassie | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Modelling the energy resource for buildings and the use of appropriate low carbon technologies

2006 - 2011
Aymeric Girard | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Development of a new manufacturing method of electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells

2005 - 2010
William Waugh | Director of Studies: Alan Davidson | Second Supervisor: Mike Barker

Cleaning and restoring old masonry building - investigations of physical and chemical characteristics of masonry stones and clay bricks during cleaning

2005 - 2014
Humayun Reza | Director of Studies: Prof Naren Gupta | Second Supervisor: Ben Zhang

The effect of injection mould surface finish on the ejection of plastics product

2005 - 2014
The development and fabrication injection of moulding tools is complex and demands highly skilled personal. The research...
Alias Mohd | Director of Studies: Colin Hindle | Second Supervisor: Mike Barker

Thick film electronic ceramic sensors for civil structures health monitoring

2004 - 2011
Saad Jabir | Director of Studies: Prof Naren Gupta

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