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Possible benefits of capillary flow glazing in translucent wall elements (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Nestle, N., Pulbere, S., & Alston, M. (2018). Possible benefits of capillary flow glazing in translucent wall elements. In N/a

In many cases, artificial lighting and cooling are the two main factors for energy consumption in office buildings. This is even true for fully glazed buildings where directly transmitted natural light often needs to be controlled by shading in order... Read More about Possible benefits of capillary flow glazing in translucent wall elements.

Passive adaptive façades: examples from COST TU1403 Working Group 1 (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Mazzucchelli, E. S., Romano, R., Aelenei, L., Da, M., Gomes, G., Karlessi, T., …Aelenei, D. (2018). Passive adaptive façades: examples from COST TU1403 Working Group 1. In N/a

Buildings often adopt strategies based on the integration of solutions and technologies in façades capable of changing their behaviour in time to improve energy efficiency and comfort. Considering that the envelope is the main parameter that influenc... Read More about Passive adaptive façades: examples from COST TU1403 Working Group 1.

Blood pressure estimation from photoplethysmogram and electrocardiogram signals using machine learning (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Yang, S., Zaki, W., Morgan, S., Cho, S., Correia, R., Wen, L., & Zhang, Y. (2018). Blood pressure estimation from photoplethysmogram and electrocardiogram signals using machine learning. In IET Doctoral Forum on Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence 2018 (BRAIN 2018)doi:10.1049/cp.2018.1721

Blood pressure measurement is a significant part of preventive healthcare and has been widely used in clinical risk and disease management. However, conventional measurement does not provide continuous monitoring and sometimes is inconvenient with a... Read More about Blood pressure estimation from photoplethysmogram and electrocardiogram signals using machine learning.

Comparison of truck fuel consumption measurements with results of existing models and implications for road pavement LCA (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Perrotta, F., Parry, T., Neves, L. C., Buckland, T., Benbow, E., & Viner, H. (2018). Comparison of truck fuel consumption measurements with results of existing models and implications for road pavement LCA

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is increasingly used to evaluate the impact of all lifecycle phases of road pavements on the environment. From the late ‘90s, this technique has continuously evolved and improved, however, there are still limitations and u... Read More about Comparison of truck fuel consumption measurements with results of existing models and implications for road pavement LCA.

An innovative method for the assessment of thermal comfort and resilience in social housing (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Gomez De Leon, A. B., Rodrigues, L., Gillott, M., & Calautit, J. (2018). An innovative method for the assessment of thermal comfort and resilience in social housing. In N/a

Thermal evaluation of building envelopes is useful to approach efficient solutions for energy savings. Meteorological parameters represent an important role for this analysis. Future climate scenarios are considered to study climate behavior to provi... Read More about An innovative method for the assessment of thermal comfort and resilience in social housing.

Experimental investigation of the effect of magnetic field on vapour absorption rate of LiBr+H2O nanofluid (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Wu, S., & Rincon Ortiz, C. (2018). Experimental investigation of the effect of magnetic field on vapour absorption rate of LiBr+H2O nanofluid. In N/a

This paper reports an experimental study on the vapour absorption process with an aqueous lithium bromide solution based nanofluid. It is a comparison study to investigate the effect of the nanofluid (base fluid + nanopowders) and the nanofluid under... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of magnetic field on vapour absorption rate of LiBr+H2O nanofluid.

A technology platform for monitoring homes within a community energy scheme: design and implementation challenges (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Shipman, R., & Gillott, M. (2018). A technology platform for monitoring homes within a community energy scheme: design and implementation challenges. In The 17th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2018) : proceedings

This paper describes a technology platform for monitoring homes within a community energy scheme. A range of sensors were deployed to measure in-home environmental conditions, occupancy, electrical power, electrical energy, thermal energy, heating be... Read More about A technology platform for monitoring homes within a community energy scheme: design and implementation challenges.

Novel bioresorbable textile composites for medical applications (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Zhu, C., Ahmed, I., Parsons, A. J., Wang, Y., Tan, C., Liu, J., …Liu, X. (2018). Novel bioresorbable textile composites for medical applications. In N/A

Currently, phosphate glass fibre (PGF) reinforced composites are a potential solution for bone repairing due to sufficient mechanical properties and full bioresorbability. In this study, a small inkle-type loom for hand weaving facilitated the produc... Read More about Novel bioresorbable textile composites for medical applications.

Modelling adaptive systems using plausible Petri nets (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chiachío, J., Chiachío, M., Prescott, D., & Andrews, J. (2018). Modelling adaptive systems using plausible Petri nets. In 8th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing, “ Computing with Confidence ”

One of the main challenges when analyzing and modelling complex systems using Petri nets is to deal with uncertain information, and moreover, to be able to use such uncertainty to dynamically adapt the modelled system to uncertain (changing) contextu... Read More about Modelling adaptive systems using plausible Petri nets.

A Bayesian assessment for railway track geometry degradation prognostics (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chiachío, J., Chiachío, M., Prescott, D., & Andrews, J. (2018). A Bayesian assessment for railway track geometry degradation prognostics. In Proceedings of the 4th European Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society

Advanced PHM techniques have the potential to substantially reduce railway track maintenance costs while increasing safety and availability. However, there is still a significant lack of knowledge and experience in relation to suitable PHM models and... Read More about A Bayesian assessment for railway track geometry degradation prognostics.

Numerical investigations to assess the impact of shaft speed on the performance of scoop devices (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Prabhakar, A., Abdalla Abakr, Y., & Simmons, K. (2018). Numerical investigations to assess the impact of shaft speed on the performance of scoop devices. doi:10.1115/GT2018-76177

The demand for continuous and efficient lubrication in aeroengine bearing assemblies has encouraged the development of scoop based lubrication systems. Using a scooped rotor in conjunction with axial passages within the shaft, a scoop system can prov... Read More about Numerical investigations to assess the impact of shaft speed on the performance of scoop devices.