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The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials

Conference Proceeding
Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X., & Barreto, D. (2017)
The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods. , (253-264). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...

Infrared sensing using pyroelectric polymers.

Conference Proceeding
Armitage, A., Benjamin, K., Setiadi, D., Weller, H., & Binnie, D. (1996)
Infrared sensing using pyroelectric polymers. In A. T. Augousti, & N. M. White (Eds.), Sensors & their Applications VIII, 297-302
This paper describes a programme of work intended to develop inexpensive infrared imagers. The technology is based on the pyroelectric effect in the polymer PVDF, and a copoly...

Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject

Conference Proceeding
Anderson, L., Taylor, M., Maeda, S., & McLaughlin, J. (2018)
Assessing the relationship between the human response to vibration in the vibrotactile threshold shift with HAV exposure determined on the subject. In The 26th Japan Conference on Human Response to Vibration Proceedings. , (86-100
Existing risk assessment methodologies are based on fixed tool vibration magnitude emission data (such as tool declaration data or a point in time (typically annually) tool me...

Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel

Conference Proceeding
Miranda, M., da Costa, A., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., & Cañizal, J. (2019)
Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel. In Proceedings 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (2595-2598
Stone columns installed in extremely soft soils may significantly reduce the effectiveness of this treatment due to the insufficient lateral confinement provided by the soft s...

A Comparative Study of Methods for Modelling the Structural Stiffness of Generator Components

Conference Proceeding
Jaen-Sola, P., & Mcdonald, A. (2016)
A Comparative Study of Methods for Modelling the Structural Stiffness of Generator Components. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0314
Direct-drive generators are low speed electrical machines requiring robust and large supporting structures designed to resist the significant loads present during assembly and...

A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements.

Conference Proceeding
Kerridge, J., Kukla, R., Willis, A., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., & Lei, L. (2005)
A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements. In S. P. Hoogendoom, S. Luding, P. H. L. Bovy, M. Schreckenberg, & D. E. Wolf (Eds.), Traffic and granular flow 03, 383-392. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-28091-X_37
We provide a comparison of the relative merits of video and infrared based methods for collecting pedestrian movements from the real world and also from experimental environme...

Adaptive PN code acquisition in multi-path spread spectrum communications using FPGA.

Conference Proceeding
Wei, B., Sharif, M., Binnie, D. & Almaini, A. E. A. (2007)
Adaptive PN code acquisition in multi-path spread spectrum communications using FPGA. In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems, 573-576. ISBN 978-1424409686
Performance of two pseudonoise (PN) code detectors was tested. Cell averaging (CA) and order Statistics (OS) constant false alarm rates (CFAR) were analysed against mean acqui...

A novel method for the performance control of a gas transmission compressor.

Conference Proceeding
Pearson, W. N., Armitage, A. & Henderson, D. (2002)
A novel method for the performance control of a gas transmission compressor. ISBN 0791836010 CD of Proceedings
This paper presents the application of feed forward neural networks to the performance control of a gas transmission compressor. It is estimated that a global saving in compre...

PN code acquisition with a CA-CFAR adaptive digital matched filter and its realisation using FPGA.

Conference Proceeding
Wie, B., Sharif, M., Almaini, A. E. A. & Binnie, D. (2006)
PN code acquisition with a CA-CFAR adaptive digital matched filter and its realisation using FPGA. In Proceedings of IEEE 13th International Conference on Systems, Signals & Image Processing, IWSSIP’06
In this paper the performance of a Cell Averaging Constant False Alarm Rate (CA-CFAR) Pseudo-Noise (PN) code adaptive detector is analysed for a single path communication chan...

Study of stratification in a (ICSSWH) Integrated CollectorStorage Solar Water Heater.

Conference Proceeding
Junaidi, H., Henderson, D., Muneer, T., Grassie, T. & Currie, J. (2006)
Study of stratification in a (ICSSWH) Integrated CollectorStorage Solar Water Heater
Stratification inside the water storage tank of a solar heater is a desirable natural phenomenon that improves the collector output. For an ICS storage heater type, where the ...