Irshad, W., Goh, K., & Kubie, J. (2009). Wind resource assessment in the Edinburgh region. In 2009 World Non-Grid-Connected Wind Power and Energy Conferencedoi: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...
Barreto, D., O’Sullivan, C., & Zdravkovic, L. (2008). Quantifying the Evolution of Soil Fabric Under Different Stress Paths. In POWDERS AND GRAINS 2009: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MICROMECHANICS OF GRANULAR MEDIA, 181-184. doi:10.1063/1.3179881
It is well recognized that the macro-scale response of soils is anisotropic in terms of strength, stiffness, permeability, etc. The source of this anisotropy is thought to be ...
Soufian, M. & Chakkera, V. (2008). High performance computing and parallel multiphysics. In Multiphysics 2008
High performance computing and parallel multiphysics
Scottish Funding Council
Student Placement Innovation Voucher as continuation of earlier Standard Innovation Voucher in partnership with Geo-Info Ltd.
This project aims to extend the earlier project by assessing the performan...
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Soufian, M. (2008). Optimal sensor placement in a multiphysics system using IRIS explorer. In Multiphysics 2008
Optimal sensor placement in a multiphysics system using IRIS explorer.
Soufian, M. & Walton, J. (2008). IRIS explorer for multiphysics applications. In Multiphysics 2008
IRIS explorer for multiphysics applications.
Goh, K., Dunnigan, M., & Williams, B. (2005). Robust chattering-free (higher order) sliding mode control for a vector-controlled induction machine. In 2004 5th Asian Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.04EX904)
The chattering behaviour that is inherent in standard sliding mode control is often an obstacle for practical application if neglected. In this paper, special attention is giv...
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
No abstract available.
Goh, K., Dunnigan, M., & Williams, B. (2004). Sliding mode position control of a vector-controlled induction machine with nonlinear load dynamics. In Second International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2004)doi:10.1049/cp:20040264
In this paper, a solution to the position control problem for a vector controlled induction machine in the presence of nonlinear load friction, is proposed. A sliding mode (SM...
Soufian, M. & Claydon, M. A. (2004). Data analyzing method for Pathogen identification
Goh, K., Spurgeon, S., & Jones, B. (2004). The application of sliding mode control algorithms to a deisel generator set. In Variable structure systems : from principles to implementationInstitution of Engineering and Technology. doi:10.1049/PBCE066E_ch
This chapter demonstrates the application of both standard, first order sliding mode control and higher order sliding mode control techniques to a specific diesel power genera...
Soufian, M., Rahman, A. A., Soufian, M., & Mokbe, A. A. (2004). Constraint neuro-model based predictive control. In J. M. Garibaldi, & A. Lotfi (Eds.), Applications and Science in Soft Computing, 279-286. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45240-9_38
Constraints are always present in the real life process. Control of processes without considering the constraints can lead to sub-optimal behaviour and may result in instabili...
Williams, P. R. W., & Williams, R. (2001). Measurements of the Cavitation Threshold of Liquids Under Dynamic Stressing by Pulses of Tension. In A. Imre, H. Maris, & P. Williams (Eds.), Liquids Under Negative Pressure: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Liquids Under Negative Pressure, 285--300. doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0498-5_24
This paper addresses discrepancies between the results of different measurements of the effective tensile strength F(F c ) of liquids, in experiments in which a pulse of tensi...
Nefti, S., Soufian, M., Pontnau, J. & Soufian, M. (1998). Training and Adaption of a Neuro-Fuzzy System for Navigation in an Unknown Environment. In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Soft Computing 98ISBN na
Soufian, M., Sandoz, D. & Soufian, M. (1997). Dynamic Programming approach for constrained Model Predictive Control. In IFAC proceeding on System Structure and Control, 219-224. ISBN 0-08-043023-6
O'Sullivan, C., Barreto, D. & Zdravkovic, L. (2007). Specimen generation approaches for DEM simulations. In Burns, S. E., Mayne, P. W. & Santamarina, J. C. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, 901-906. ISBN 978-1-58603-908-0
Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulations ofelement tests cam provide significant insight into the micro-mechanics of soil response. It is well established that soil behaviour...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
This is a follow on project, which aims to use statistical entropy concepts to understand the behaviour of granular materials, and will fund a 4-week stay in Hungary to work with Budapest University o...
Zero Waste Scotland
Novel extraction techniques for cellulose form seaweed
Design and construct reaction frame for undertaking vibrotactile threshold testing for hand held power tools.
Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering
The PEER activity aims at the development of a Horizon 2020 large-scale research proposal across the disciplines of computational mechanics and of data science. The planned proposal will address impor...
This research builds on existing cooperation with Dr Emoke Imre from Obuda University in Hungary.
The aim of the project is to visit the institution in Budapest to further research and deliver a lec...
Historic Environment Scotland
Experimental study of the pull-out strength of anchors embedded in rubble walls and evaluation of factors affecting the efficiency of such a strengthening intervention.
Historic Environment Scotland a...
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
Design an mechanism to initiate a blister pack controlled release
The strategic development of technology and organisation to support the company’s growth in design, manufacture and
delivery of water treatment and energy conservation systems
Innovate KTP no. 010118
The project will investigate the effectiveness of adding crumbed rubber to the site soil as a means of improving soil resilience to wheel loads, resisting erosion and hence reducing maintenance burden...
To evaluate and understand the rheological behaviour of CGI Pyroguard technologies to inform new product development
and appropriately measure current production.
Innovate KTP no. 010023
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making it one of the least sustainable industries in the wor...
The PhD project studies the area of robotic landing gear. Most aerial vehicles, including helicopters, incorporate fixed landing gear systems which require a reasonably ...
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces, research using an innovative measuring bike has revealed.
15 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found.
12 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found. The study by Edinburgh Napier University found ...
8 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
7 October 2017
Potholes are not just a danger to your bike - but could also cause permanent nerve damage to you, according to new research. A study by Edinburgh Napier University discovered that Hand Arm Vibration ...
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces in Scottish cities, research using a innovative measuring bike has revealed.
SIS, Swedish Standards Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
24 April 2019
23 April 2019
The meeting was held at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre, Scotland.
7 April 2019
Blairhall Primary School, Blairhall, by Dunfermline, Fife.
28 March 2019
Whitecraig Primary School
20 March 2019
Edinburgh Napier University, School of Engineering & the Built Environment, heavy strutures laboratory.
29 April 2018 - 3 May 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 January 1970