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A web-based Decision Support System (DSS) for preliminary risk assessment of Brownfield sites (2021)
Thesis
Mahammedi, C. A web-based Decision Support System (DSS) for preliminary risk assessment of Brownfield sites. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7067723

Reusing brownfield sites always raises concern for the health and safety of site workers involved in site renovations and redevelopments and, subsequently, for the residents or occupants of the sites. As a minimum, a preliminary risk assessment is ne... Read More about A web-based Decision Support System (DSS) for preliminary risk assessment of Brownfield sites.

Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot (2021)
Journal Article
Delgado Bellamy, D., Chance, G., Caleb-Solly, P., & Dogramadzi, S. (2021). Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2021.667316

Hazard analysis methods such as HAZOP and STPA have proven to be effective methods for assurance of system safety for years. However, the dimensionality and human factors uncertainty of many assistive robotic applications challenges the capability of... Read More about Safety assessment review of a dressing assistance robot.

Monitoring companion for industrial robotic processes (2021)
Thesis
Sita, E. Monitoring companion for industrial robotic processes. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6004547

For system integrators, optimizing complex industrial robotic applications (e.g. robotised welding) is a difficult and time-consuming task. This procedure is rendered tedious and often very hard to achieve when the operator cannot access the robotic... Read More about Monitoring companion for industrial robotic processes.

A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations (2020)
Journal Article
Laister, R., & Sierżęga, M. (in press). A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations. Mathematische Annalen, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00208-020-02078-2

We derive a blow-up dichotomy for positive solutions of fractional semilinear heat equations on the whole space. That is, within a certain class of convex source terms, we establish a necessary and sufficient condition on the source for all positive... Read More about A blow-up dichotomy for semilinear fractional heat equations.

Putting users at the centre of MaaS (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Rothnie, A., Lyons, G., Smith, A., & Cassidy, S. (2020, September). Putting users at the centre of MaaS. Paper presented at Transport Practitioners Meeting, Online

The rapid emergence of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) into the transport sector’s lexicon has brought with it an air of expectation that suggests a future mobility revolution. The authors take an action-oriented approach putting MaaS theory into practi... Read More about Putting users at the centre of MaaS.

Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities (2020)
Thesis
Omar, H. Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6000815

The construction industry has a poor productivity record, which was predominantly ascribed to inadequate monitoring of how a project is progressing at any given time. Most available approaches do not offer key stakeholders a shared understanding of p... Read More about Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities.

Development of design criteria for novel 3D-printed quadric-surfaced sludge digesters for wastewater infrastructure (2020)
Thesis
Ramroop, N. Development of design criteria for novel 3D-printed quadric-surfaced sludge digesters for wastewater infrastructure. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/3633590

The quadric-surfaced sludge digester (QSD), also known as the egg-shaped sludge digester, has proven its advantages over traditional cylindrical digesters recently. A reduction in operational cost is the dominant factor. Its shell can be described as... Read More about Development of design criteria for novel 3D-printed quadric-surfaced sludge digesters for wastewater infrastructure.

What is urban nature and how do we perceive it? (2020)
Book Chapter
Hoyle, H. (2020). What is urban nature and how do we perceive it?. In Naturally Challenged: Contested Perceptions and Practices in Urban Green Spaces. Cities and Nature (9-36). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-44480-8_2

This chapter discusses the complexities and apparent contradictions in defining ‘nature’ and ‘urban nature’ in the context of human-nature interactions. It explains why urban nature is so important to human health and well-being at this point in the... Read More about What is urban nature and how do we perceive it?.

Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping (2020)
Journal Article
Li, B., Cockerton, H. M., Johnson, A. W., Karlström, A., Stavridou, E., Deakin, G., & Harrison, R. J. (2020). Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping. Horticulture Research, 7, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41438-020-0337-x

Strawberry shape uniformity is a complex trait, influenced by multiple genetic and environmental components. To complicate matters further, the phenotypic assessment of strawberry uniformity is confounded by the difficulty of quantifying geometric pa... Read More about Defining strawberry shape uniformity using 3D imaging and genetic mapping.

An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete (2020)
Thesis
Khatib, A. An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/2783424

The behaviour of bamboo reinforced concrete is not well understood and the methods proposed for its design suffers from problems that can result in an overly conservative design in some situations and unconservative designs in others. This investigat... Read More about An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete.

Walking as a service – Does it have legs? (2020)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2020). Walking as a service – Does it have legs?. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 137, 271-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2020.05.015

Amidst the hype and prospects offered by technological innovation for shaping the future of mobility, it can be easy to overlook the humble and enduring place and potential of walking as a means of movement in our mobility system. Yet walking may alr... Read More about Walking as a service – Does it have legs?.

Understanding the influence of psychology and vicarious experience on property flood resilience choices (2020)
Thesis
Rose, C. B. Understanding the influence of psychology and vicarious experience on property flood resilience choices. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490959

There is an acknowledged need to improve the resilience of those at risk of flooding in the UK. The majority of the at-risk population do not actively adopt mitigation measures even when they have experienced multiple flood events. If uptake of resil... Read More about Understanding the influence of psychology and vicarious experience on property flood resilience choices.

Calibration of sound source localisation for robots using multiple adaptive filter models of the cerebellum (2020)
Thesis
Baxendale, M. D. Calibration of sound source localisation for robots using multiple adaptive filter models of the cerebellum. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490813

The aim of this research was to investigate the calibration of Sound Source Localisation (SSL) for robots using the adaptive filter model of the cerebellum and how this could be automatically adapted for multiple acoustic environments. The role of th... Read More about Calibration of sound source localisation for robots using multiple adaptive filter models of the cerebellum.

Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives (2020)
Journal Article
Salehizadeh, M. R., & Nouri, H. (2020). Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives. Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Problems, 7(1), 26-30. https://doi.org/10.18280/mmep.070104

Circuit theory is a cornerstone course in electrical engineering and control majors in ordinary universities and colleges throughout the world. This course covers fundamental principles and analysis methods of basic circuits commonly employed in the... Read More about Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives.

Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Liossi, C., Georgallis, T., Zhang, J., Hamilton, F., White, P., & Schoth, D. E. (2020). Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030607

Introduction Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a complex medical condition that can significantly impact quality of life. Patients with chronic pain demonstrate attentional biases towards pain-related information. The therapeutic benefits of modifying... Read More about Internet-delivered attentional bias modification training (iABMT) for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Permeable pavement systems with low carbon and recycled materials for Caribbean Small Island Developing States (2020)
Thesis
Monrose, J. J. Permeable pavement systems with low carbon and recycled materials for Caribbean Small Island Developing States. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490693

This PhD research project targets the utilisation of permeable pavement systems (PPS) as a long-term, sustainable urban drainage option for flood risk mitigation and improvement in stormwater runoff quality in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ac... Read More about Permeable pavement systems with low carbon and recycled materials for Caribbean Small Island Developing States.

A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care (2019)
Thesis
AlHaj Hassan, S. (2020). A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/4713278

In recent years, monolithic systems are being composed into bigger systems as Systems of Systems (SoSs). This evolution of SoS raises several software engineering key challenges, such as the management of emerging inconsistent goals and requirements,... Read More about A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care.

Analysis of the spin dynamics of a single-engine low-wing aeroplane (2019)
Thesis
Schrader, S. H. Analysis of the spin dynamics of a single-engine low-wing aeroplane. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490886

As spinning is still involved in around 60% of all aircraft accidents (BFU, 1985 and Belcastro, 2009), this aerodynamic phenomenon is still not fully understood. As U.S. and European Certification Specifications do not require recoveries from fully d... Read More about Analysis of the spin dynamics of a single-engine low-wing aeroplane.

Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm (2019)
Journal Article
Lyons, G., & Marsden, G. (2021). Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm. Transportation, 48, 595–616. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10067-x

© 2019, The Author(s). Since the 1960s, development of the transport system has been framed by the notion of forecasting future demand. Yet the past decade or more appears to signal some significant changes to the role of travel in society which are... Read More about Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm.

Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Moss, T. (2019). Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. PLoS ONE, 14(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223728

Education outreach in schools has been identified as a critical route to influence children's perceptions and capabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. Evidence suggests that providing non-teaching professionals like... Read More about Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach.