Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network (2020)
Journal Article
Jabarzadeh, Y., Reyhani Yamchi, H., Kumar, V., & Ghaffarinasab, N. (in press). A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/MEQ-12-2019-0276

Purpose: This paper aims to present a closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) optimization problem for a perishable agricultural product to achieve three pillars of sustainability, including minimizing total network costs and carbon dioxide emissions from di... Read More about A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network.

Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach (2020)
Journal Article
Frederico, G. F., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, A., & Kumar, V. (in press). Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-08-2019-0400

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical approach based on the balanced scorecard (BSC) with regard to performance measurement – PM in supply chains for the Industry 4.0 era. Design/methodology/approach: This paper combines the... Read More about Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach.

Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies (2020)
Journal Article
da Silva, H. G., Ferreira, J. C. E., Kumar, V., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (in press). Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/MEQ-12-2019-0272

Purpose: The purpose of this research was to develop new sustainability indicators consistent with the sand mould casting industry, through benchmarking of cleaner production (CP), in order to identify the levels of practice and performance of compan... Read More about Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies.

Numerical modelling of Quadric- Surfaced Sludge Digesters (QSD) within wastewater infrastructure using 3D printing techniques (2020)
Journal Article
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Ramroop, N. (2020). Numerical modelling of Quadric- Surfaced Sludge Digesters (QSD) within wastewater infrastructure using 3D printing techniques. Institute of Water Journal, 25-31

The quadric-surfaced sludge digesters (QSDs), sometimes referred to as egg-shaped sludge reactors, are becoming more popular within wastewater treatment works as of recently. These tanked systems with their shell structure provide a surface free of d... Read More about Numerical modelling of Quadric- Surfaced Sludge Digesters (QSD) within wastewater infrastructure using 3D printing techniques.

A comparative study on glass and carbon fibre reinforced laminated composites in scaled quasi-static indentation tests (2020)
Journal Article
Fotouhi, M., Damghani, M., Leong, M. C., Fotouhi, S., Jalalvand, M., & Wisnom, M. R. (2020). A comparative study on glass and carbon fibre reinforced laminated composites in scaled quasi-static indentation tests. Composite Structures, 245, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112327

This paper investigates the effect of fibre properties of composite structures on the mechanical performance and formation of low-velocity impact damage. Quasi-static indentation tests were conducted on a comprehensive set of scaled Quasi Isotropic (... Read More about A comparative study on glass and carbon fibre reinforced laminated composites in scaled quasi-static indentation tests.

Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects (2020)
Book Chapter
Kane, F., Shen, J., Morgan, L., Prajapati, C., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (2020). Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects. In S. S. Muthu, & M. A. Gardetti (Eds.), Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries: Sustainable Textiles, Clothing Design and Repurposing. , (99-127). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38545-3_4

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Enzyme and laser processing technologies present attractive alternatives to conventional textile coloration and surface patterning methods. Both... Read More about Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects.

An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Madi, F., Kanaa, Z., Narayan, P., & Yao, Y. (2020, February). An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing. Paper presented at Aerospace Europe Conference (AEC2020), Bordeaux, France

This study investigated the design, development, and validation of an alternative method to achieve morphing in wings through the implementation of a sliding mechanism concept. Performance was tested at a specific Reynolds number (Re = 0.62 × 106). M... Read More about An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing.

Feasibility of decentralised Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS) (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Tota-Maharaj, K., Ajibade, O. O., Hills, C., & Macleod, C. (2020, February). Feasibility of decentralised Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS). Paper presented at 2nd Polish IWA Young Water Professionals Conference “Emerging Technologies in Water and Wastewater Sector”, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

In this research, a new decentralised drainage system, Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS), is developed for effective management of storm water and greywater in Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. The SRCDS uses the principle of Best Management... Read More about Feasibility of decentralised Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS).

Comparing the long term clogging pattern of permeable pavements for stormwater treatment and reuse (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Monrose, J. (2020, February). Comparing the long term clogging pattern of permeable pavements for stormwater treatment and reuse. Paper presented at 2nd Polish IWA Young Water Professionals Conference “Emerging Technologies in Water and Wastewater Sector”, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Permeable pavements are engineered to temporarily store water to reduce flooding during rainfall events. Permeable pavements are distinguished primarily based on their surface materials which can vary from concrete, asphalt, plastic or stones. This p... Read More about Comparing the long term clogging pattern of permeable pavements for stormwater treatment and reuse.

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects (2019)
Book Chapter
Morgan, L., Kane, F., Shen, J., Prajapati, C., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (in press). Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects. In S. S. Muthu, & M. A. Gardetti (Eds.), Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38545-3_4

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Enzyme and laser processing technologies present attractive alternatives to conventional textile coloration and surface patterning methods. Both... Read More about Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects.

A spectral pedestrian-based approach for modal identification (2019)
Journal Article
Jesus, A., Živanović, S., & Alani, A. (2020). A spectral pedestrian-based approach for modal identification. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 470, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2019.115157

The dynamic behaviour of footbridges is characterised by modal properties such as natural frequencies, mode shapes, damping ratios and modal masses. Their estimation via modal tests often requires expensive or difficult-to-operate equipment (e.g. sha... Read More about A spectral pedestrian-based approach for modal identification.

Low-Carbon Permeable Pavement Drainage Infrastructure: Potential Applications for Stormwater Management (2019)
Book Chapter
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Aziba, A. (2019). Low-Carbon Permeable Pavement Drainage Infrastructure: Potential Applications for Stormwater Management. In E. O. Nnadi (Ed.), Stormwater: Sources, Monitoring and Management, (269- 313). Nova Science Publishers

Rapid urbanisation and industralisation across the world is demanding infrastructure and construction to increase especially within the transportation sectors. The large amounts of construction materials required for construction and maintenance of p... Read More about Low-Carbon Permeable Pavement Drainage Infrastructure: Potential Applications for Stormwater Management.

Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array (2019)
Thesis
Salman, M. Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array. (Thesis). University of Bristol. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/5036676

This thesis proposes a parsimonious approach to localization, mapping and object recog- nition for a pseudo-mobile robot equipped with a biomimetic array of tactile whiskers to autonomously interact, explore and represent a real-world environment. Ta... Read More about Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array.

Making a brick fly – a novel UAV airframe for survey applications (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Wright, S. (2019, November). Making a brick fly – a novel UAV airframe for survey applications. Presented at Commercial UAV Show 2019, Excel, London

In this talk, Steve Wright presents the development and test of a novel UAV for the placement and subsequent retrieval of monitoring equipment in remote brownfield locations, for application in monitoring of threatened wildlife in insecure areas.

Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact (2019)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Ersoy, N., Piorkowski, M., & Murphy, A. (2019). Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact. Composites Part B: Engineering, 179, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107537

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Although much work has considered hybridised Carbon and Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers to positively influence the performance of composite structures when subjected to transverse impact loading, there is limited understanding co... Read More about Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact.

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.

Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD (2019)
Thesis
Abdessemed, C. Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490739

In this work, a framework to perform high fidelity Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis of dynamically morphing airfoils and wings is presented. An unsteady parametric method to model the deforming motion is proposed and then implemented in a... Read More about Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD.

Modelling of a sustainable refugee camp drainage system for stormwater management (2019)
Journal Article
Ajibade, O. O., Tota-Maharaj, K., Hills, C. D., & MacLeod, C. (2019). Modelling of a sustainable refugee camp drainage system for stormwater management. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 5(12), 2150-2161. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9EW00350A

© 2019 The Royal Society of Chemistry. A novel decentralised Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS) has been developed for the effective management of stormwater in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. The SRCDS uses the principle of Best Manage... Read More about Modelling of a sustainable refugee camp drainage system for stormwater management.

Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L., Winters, A., O'Nascimento, R., & Woods, E. Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. (Unpublished)

Intersections celebrates the breadth of creative collaborations in textile design research. Centred around the four themes of textiles and architecture, textiles and interactions, textile materialities and processes, as well as critical textiles, th... Read More about Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators (2019)
Journal Article
Phillips, N., Draper, T. C., Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2019). Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators. Journal of Biological Engineering, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13036-019-0200-5

Background The green algae balls (Aegagropila linnaei), known as Marimo, are large spherical colonies of live photosynthetic filaments, formed by rolling water currents in freshwater lakes. Photosynthesis therein produces gas bubbles that can attach... Read More about Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators.


;