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An investigation into the use of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete (2020)
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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....ribe.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)
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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....ribe.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)
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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....ribe.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)
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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....ribe.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)
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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....ribe.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)
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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....ribe.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. (2019). Opening out and closing down: the treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm. Transportation, 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.

Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets (2019)
Journal Article
Mitra, A., & Munir, K. (2019). Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9(4), 503-514. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-07-2018-0098

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Today, Big Data plays an imperative role in the creation, maintenance and loss of cyber assets of organisations. Research in connection to Big Data and cyber asset management is embryonic. Using evidence,... Read More about Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets.

Excavating the post-political: Mining, water and public participation in Arizona, USA (2019)
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King, O. Excavating the post-political: Mining, water and public participation in Arizona, USA. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491242

Contributing to recent debates in democratic theory and human geography around the ‘post-political’ nature of contemporary modes of governance, this thesis challenges the extent to which deliberative, participatory spaces of decision-making lend demo... Read More about Excavating the post-political: Mining, water and public participation in Arizona, USA.

Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship (2019)
Journal Article
Lamond, J., & Everett, G. (2019). Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship. Landscape and Urban Planning, 191, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103639

© 2019 Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) is an approach to urban flood resilience, recognised globally and in international literature, that capitalises on the benefits of working with urban green-spaces and naturalised water-flows. Literature reveals... Read More about Sustainable Blue-Green Infrastructure: A social practice approach to understanding community preferences and stewardship.

The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them? (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R. (2019). The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?. Regional Statistics, 9(2), 3-19. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS090201

Small Towns have long been seen as an important element in Europe’s urban structure, currently around 24.2% of the European population live in them. Despite this, we know relatively little about them and there is insufficient recognition of the role... Read More about The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?.

BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM? (2019)
Journal Article
Mason, J. (2019). BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11(4), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29la.1943-4170.0000316

Forum papers are thought-provoking opinion pieces or essays founded in fact, sometimes containing speculation, on a civil engineering topic of general interest and relevance to the readership of the journal. The views expressed in this Forum article... Read More about BIM fork: Are smart contracts in construction more likely to prosper with or without BIM?.

Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials (2019)
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Monrose, J., Tota-Maharaj, K., & Mwasha, A. (in press). Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials. Road Materials and Pavement Design, https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1643397

This paper evaluates the physical characteristics of two recycled materials and the pollutant removal efficiencies of four 0.2 m2 tanked permeable pavement rigs in the laboratory, that contained either natural aggregates or these recycled materials i... Read More about Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials.

Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks (2019)
Journal Article
Abeywardena, S., Qiaodi, Y., Tzemanaki, A., Psomopoulou, E., Droukas, L., Melhuish, C., & Dogramadzi, S. (2019). Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6, https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2019.00056

A new algorithm is proposed to estimate the tool-tissue force interaction in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery which does not require the use of external force sensing. The proposed method utilizes the current of the motors of the surgical in... Read More about Estimation of tool-tissue forces in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery using neural networks.

Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices (2019)
Journal Article
Nouri, H., Salehizadeh, M. R., Koohbijari, M. A., Taşcıkaraoğlu, A., Erdinç, O., & Catalão, J. P. S. (2019). Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices. Energies, 12(13), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12132601

Exposure to extreme weather conditions increases power systems’ vulnerability in front of high impact, low probability contingency occurrence. In the post-restructuring years, due to the increasing demand for energy, competition between electricity m... Read More about Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices.


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