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Design of Mobile Band Subsurface Antenna for Drainage Infrastructure Monitoring

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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...

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

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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 ...

Megasonic elution of waterborne protozoa enhances recovery rates

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Bridle, H., Kerrouche, A., & Desmulliez, M. (2018)
Megasonic elution of waterborne protozoa enhances recovery rates. Matters, https://doi.org/10.19185/matters.201712000007
Waterborne pathogens represent a major concern for human and animal health making monitoring of water essential to prevent outbreaks. Sample preparation is critical to assess ...

Innovation in corrosion monitoring in sewers - use of novel photonic sensors for humidity measurements in gravity sewers

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Bustamante, H., Alwis, L. S. M., Grattan, K. T. V., Sun, T., Vorreiter, L., & González, J. (2017)
Innovation in corrosion monitoring in sewers - use of novel photonic sensors for humidity measurements in gravity sewers. Water e-journal, 2(4), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.21139/wej.2017.038
Humidity plays a key role in microbiologically induced corrosion of concrete gravity sewers. Minor reductions in humidity can reduce corrosion rates. No reliable long lived (>...

Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment

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Smith, A. J., Fsadni, A., & Holt, G. (2017)
Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment. Facilities, 35(9/10), 525-542. https://doi.org/10.1108/F-09-2016-0088
Purpose The use of indoor living plants for enhancement of indoor relative humidity and the general environment of a large, modern, open plan office building; are studied usin...

Experimental Assessment and Modelling of Coupled Biochemical-Physical-Mechanical Biodegradation Process of a Municipal Solid Waste Sample from Michigan

Conference Proceeding
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
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is biodegradable in landfills under anaerobic conditions. The evolution of the biochemical, physical and mechanical characteristics of MSW are inte...

Coping with water supply shortages in major cities of Malawi

Journal Article
Mpakati Gama, E., & Mkandawire, T. (2015)
Coping with water supply shortages in major cities of Malawi. CSID Journal of Infrastructure Development, 1(1), 14-22. https://doi.org/10.32783/csid-jid.v1i1.6
Urban water shortages continue to pose a threat to the livelihoods of many people in most developing countries including Malawi. In the past few decades, researchers and polic...

Impact of living plants on the indoor air quality in a large modern building

Conference Proceeding
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...

Improving the energy efficiency of older off gas grid houses; Retrofit options for a 1950s ex-SSHA estate in Dailly

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Currie, J. (2013)
Improving the energy efficiency of older off gas grid houses; Retrofit options for a 1950s ex-SSHA estate in Dailly. Ayrshire, Scotland: Ayrshire Housing
The Scottish Funding Council Follow-On Innovation Voucher Scheme was utilized to fund a study to establish the potential for identifying energy reduction measures utilising lo...

Representations and evolutionary operators for the scheduling of pump operations in water distribution networks.

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Lopez-Ibanez, M., Tumula, P., & Paechter, B. (2011)
Representations and evolutionary operators for the scheduling of pump operations in water distribution networks. Evolutionary Computation, 19, 429-467. https://doi.org/10.1162/EVCO_a_00035
Reducing the energy consumption of water distribution networks has never had more significance. The greatest energy savings can be obtained by carefully scheduling the operati...

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