Optimum design of a PV driven transpired plate solar air heater for drying woodchip in Scotland.
Presentation / Conference
Grassie, T. (2011, August)
Optimum design of a PV driven transpired plate solar air heater for drying woodchip in Scotland. Paper presented at Solaris 2011: 5th International Conference on Solar Radiation and Daylighting, BRNO University of Technology, Czech Republic
The design and operation of a PV driven solar air heating system for drying woodchip is considered. For a given weight and moisture content of the woodchip sample, the effect ...
The ARE Robot Fabricator: How to (Re)produce Robots that Can Evolve in the Real World
Hale, M. F., Buchanan, E., Winfield, A. F., Timmis, J., Hart, E., Eiben, A. E., …Tyrrell, A. M. (2019)
The ARE Robot Fabricator: How to (Re)produce Robots that Can Evolve in the Real World. In ALIFE 2019: The 2019 Conference on Artificial Life, 95-102. https://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00147
The long term vision of the Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE) project is to create an ecosystem of both virtual and physical robots with evolving brains and bodies. One of the ...
Optimising a Waste Heat Recovery System using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm
Mokhtar, M., Hunt, I., Burns, S., & Ross, D. (2016)
Optimising a Waste Heat Recovery System using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm. In GECCO '16 Companion Proceedings of the 2016 on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion (913-920). https://doi.org/10.1145/2908961.2931646
A waste heat recovery system (WHRS) on a process with variable output, is an example of an intermittent renewable process. WHRS recycles waste heat into usable energy. As an e...
Performance monitoring and modelling of micro-, midi- and macro-wind turbines
Makkawi, A. Performance monitoring and modelling of micro-, midi- and macro-wind turbines. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6040
This thesis investigates the potential of using wind turbine to offset electricity demand for dwellings or public building. This work involves onshore small and large wind tur...
Finite Volume Computational Fluid Dynamics Package for Solving Convective Heat Transfer Cases
Junaidi, H., Henderson, D., Grassie, T., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2008)
Finite Volume Computational Fluid Dynamics Package for Solving Convective Heat Transfer Cases. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 36(2), 92-112. https://doi.org/10.7227/ijmee.36.2.2
Computational fl uid dynamics (CFD) has brought a step change in the fi eld of fl ow analysis,
particularly in the areas of fl uid dynamics and heat transfer, which are intert...
Modelling and control of helicopter robotic landing gear for uneven ground conditions
Boix, D. M., Goh, K., & McWhinnie, J. (2017)
Modelling and control of helicopter robotic landing gear for uneven ground conditions. In Proceedings of 2017 Workshop on Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS 2017https://doi.org/10.1109/RED-UAS.2017.8101644
This paper proposes a method to investigate into helicopter landing on uneven terrain by means of using a scaled articulated robotic landing gear. A mathematical model of an a...
End effect on determining shear modulus of timber beams in torsion tests
Gharavi, N., Zhang, H., Xie, Y., & He, T. (2018)
End effect on determining shear modulus of timber beams in torsion tests. Construction and Building Materials, 164, 442-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.191
The end effect plays an important role in determining where the rotation measuring gauges should be located in a torsion test. A thorough review on the impact of end effect in...
Weather impact on containership routing in closed seas: A chance-constraint optimization approach
Kepaptsoglou, K., Fountas, G., & Karlaftis, M. G. (2015)
Weather impact on containership routing in closed seas: A chance-constraint optimization approach. Transportation Research Part C : Emerging Technologies, 55, 139-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2015.01.027
Weather conditions have a strong effect on the operation of vessels and unavoidably influence total time at sea and associated transportation costs. The velocity and direction...
Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone
Marinelli, A., & Stewart, M. R. (2019)
Comparative experimental study of the mechanical and fracture properties of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone. Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity), 13(50), 438-450. https://doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.50.37
An experimental investigation of the mechanical and fracture characteristics of Portland limestone and Corsehill sandstone is undertaken, aiming at enhancing understanding of ...
Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties
Stankiewicz, A., Winiarski, J., Zielinska, K., & Barker, M. (2017)
Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties. In Proceedings of EuroCorr 2017
Self-healing coatings, offering corrosion protection on an alloy steel substrate, were fabricated by electroless co-deposition of a Ni-P matrix together wit...