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Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source (2020)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2020). Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source. Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems Theory, 20(4), 410-424

In order to follow the standard recommendations of the electrical energy quality (IEEE519) on the distribution network, the active filter have responded to these recommendations, which require that the Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) must be less tha... Read More about Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source.

Big data for design option repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction (2020)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Muhammed-Yakubu, N. (2020). Big data for design option repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction. Automation in Construction, 120, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103388

A persistent barrier to the adoption of offsite construction is the lack of information for assessing prefabrication alternatives and the choices of suppliers. This study integrates three aspects of offsite construction, including BIM, DFMA and big d... Read More about Big data for design option repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction.

Laser powder bed fusion of WC-reinforced Hastelloy-X composite: Microstructure and mechanical properties (2020)
Journal Article
Han, Q., Gu, Y., Gu, H., Yin, Y., Song, J., Zhang, Z., & Soe, S. (2021). Laser powder bed fusion of WC-reinforced Hastelloy-X composite: Microstructure and mechanical properties. Journal of Materials Science, 56, 1768-1782. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-020-05327-6

Nickel-based superalloys such as Hastelloy X (HX) are widely used in gas turbine engines for their exceptional oxidation resistance and high-temperature strength. The addition of ceramic reinforcement further enhances these superalloys’ mechanical pe... Read More about Laser powder bed fusion of WC-reinforced Hastelloy-X composite: Microstructure and mechanical properties.

The effect of heat treatment of AlSi10Mg on the energy absorption performance of surface-based structures (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Robinson, M., Han, Q., Gu, H., Soe, S., & Setchi, R. (2021). The effect of heat treatment of AlSi10Mg on the energy absorption performance of surface-based structures. In S. Scholz, R. Howlett, & R. Setchi (Eds.), Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2020. , (395-402). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8131-1_35

Additive Manufacturing of cellular lattice structures offers opportunities to fine-tune the mechanical response by altering geometric variables. It is known that heat treatment cycles provide an effective way of altering mechanical properties while r... Read More about The effect of heat treatment of AlSi10Mg on the energy absorption performance of surface-based structures.

Using FFF and topology optimisation to increase crushing strength in equestrian helmets (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Soe, S., Robinson, M., Gaisin, K., Adams, R., Palkowski, T., & Theobald, P. (2021). Using FFF and topology optimisation to increase crushing strength in equestrian helmets. In S. Scholz, R. Howlett, & R. Setchi (Eds.), Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2020. , (369-377). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8131-1_33

International standards ensure that equestrian helmets achieve high performance. Recently, one such standard (PAS 015) was revised to include a lateral deformation requirement, ensuring helmets can withstand the potential crushing forces associated w... Read More about Using FFF and topology optimisation to increase crushing strength in equestrian helmets.

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....ribe.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.

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, 31(5), 1351-1373. 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.

Nano reinforced cement paste composite with functionalized graphene and pristine graphene nanoplatelets (2020)
Journal Article
Qureshi, T. S., & Panesar, D. K. (2020). Nano reinforced cement paste composite with functionalized graphene and pristine graphene nanoplatelets. Composites Part B: Engineering, 197, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108063

This study examines and compares the workability, hydration, mechanical, microstructure and transport properties of cement paste composites containing the three forms of graphene-based 2D nanomaterials synthesised from epigenetic graphite deposit, na... Read More about Nano reinforced cement paste composite with functionalized graphene and pristine graphene nanoplatelets.

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.

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.

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, 31(5), 1407-1435. 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.

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.