Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing

Research Output 1975 2018

2018

Abstraction and intent: Human factors for controlling multiple UAS

Richards, D. May 2018 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

Human engineering

A Case Study - Solar Powered Metro in UAE

Ghani, A. 2018 (Accepted/In press) 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. (in press), 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

A comparison of APD and SPAD based receivers for visible light communications

Zhang, L., Chitnis, D., Chun, H., Rajbhandari, S., Faulkner , . G., O'Brien, D. C. & Collins, S. 28 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 36, 12, p. 2435-2442 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
avalanches
optical communication
receivers
diodes
detectors
Fatigue crack propagation
Aluminum alloys
Cracks
Fatigue of materials
Stress intensity factors

A computational design method for bio-mimicked horizontal axis tidal turbines

Kulkarni, S., Chapman, C., Shah, H. & Edwards, D. 16 Feb 2018 In : International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. 36, 2, p. 188-209 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Turbines
Turbulence models
Turbomachine blades
Shear stress
Computational fluid dynamics

A Constrained Fuzzy Knowledge-Based System for the Management of Container Yard Operations

Abbas, A. H. H. J., Al Bazi, A. & Palade, V. Apr 2018 In : International Journal of Fuzzy Systems . 20, 4, p. 1205-1223 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Knowledge-based Systems
Knowledge based systems
Container
Fuzzy Systems
Containers

Adaptive Behaviours and Occupancy Patterns in UK Primary Schools: Impacts on Comfort and Indoor Quality

Korsavi, S. S. & Montazami, A. 12 Apr 2018

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

school
temperature

Adaptive suspension strategy for a double wishbone suspension through camber and toe optimization

Kavitha, C., Shankar, S. A., Ashok, B., Ashok, S. D., Ahmed, H. & Kaisan, M. U. 9 Feb 2018 In : Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal. (in press), p. (in press) 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Cambers
Suspensions
Actuators
MATLAB
Traction (friction)

A dynamic linear model for heteroscedastic LDA under class imbalance

Gyamfi, K. S., Brusey, J., Hunt, A. & Gaura, E. 10 Mar 2018 (Submitted) In : Neurocomputing.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Discriminant analysis
Area Under Curve
Classifiers
Human Activities
ROC Curve

A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms

Alaka, H., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., Ajayi, S. O. & Akinade, O. O. 12 Apr 2018 In : Applied Computing and Informatics. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Industry
Big data
Electric sparks
Neural networks
Costs

A Framework for Engineering Stress Resilient Plants Using Genetic Feedback Control and Regulatory Network Rewiring

Foo, M., Gherman, I., Zhang, P., Bates, D. & Denby, K. 15 Jun 2018 In : ACS Synthetic Biology. 7, 6, p. 1553-1564 12 p., 7

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pathogens
Feedback control
Controllers
Genes
Feedback

Air inlet/outlet arrangement for rotor cooling application of axial flux PM machines

Fawzal, A. S., Cirstea, R., Woolmer, T., Dickison, M., Blundell, M. & Gyftakis, K. N. 5 Feb 2018 In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 130, p. 1520-1529 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Air intakes
Permanent magnets
Rotors
Cooling
Magnets
2 Citations

A life cycle assessment of options for producing synthetic fuel via pyrolysis

Vienescu, D. N., Wang, J., Le-Gresley, A. & Nixon, J. Feb 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 626-634

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Synthetic fuels
pyrolysis
Life cycle
Pyrolysis
Environmental impact
3 Citations

A light weight authentication protocol for IoT-enabled devices in distributed Cloud Computing environment

Amin, R., Kumar, N., Biswas, G. P., Iqbal, R. & Chang, V. Jan 2018 In : Future Generation Computer Systems. 78, 3, p. 1005-1019 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Cloud computing
Network protocols
Servers
Internet of things
Internet
assault
online survey
sexual violence
education
communication
Collocation Method
Radial Functions
Band structure
Crystal
Derivatives
3 Citations

A model for multi-component droplet heating and evaporation and its implementation into ANSYS Fluent

Rybdylova, O., Poulton, L., Al Qubeissi, M., Elwardany, A. E., Crua, C., Khan, T. & Sazhin, S. S. 6 Jan 2018 In : International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer. 90, p. 29-33 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Evaporation
evaporation
Heating
heating
mass transfer

A multi-constraint learning path recommendation algorithm based on knowledge map

Zhu, H., Tian, F., Wu, K., Shah, N., Chen, Y., Ni, Y., Zhang, X., Chao, K-M. & Zheng, Q. 1 Mar 2018 In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 143, p. 102-114 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Knowledge based systems
Quality control
Statistical methods
Knowledge map

Analyse expérimentale et numérique du comportement des joints des poutres en treillis métalliques de section rectangulaire creuse

Slimani, F., Redjel, B., Saidani, M. & Kebaili, B. 25 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Synthèse: Revue des Sciences et de la Technologie. 36, p. 190-212 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
Trusses
Numerical analysis
Geometry
Steel
Open Access
File
Industry

Analysis of Stray Flux Spectral Components in Induction Machines under Rotor Bar Breakages at Various Locations

Panagiotou, P., Arvanitakis, I., Lophitis, N., Antonino-Daviu, J. A. & Gyftakis, K. N. 2018 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

gene expression
Stochastic models
Gene expression
Stochastic Model
Partitioning
2 Citations

An event-triggered machine learning approach for accelerometer-based fall detection

Putra, I. P. E. S., Brusey, J., Gaura, E. & Vesilo, R. 1 Jan 2018 In : Sensors. 18, 1, p. 20

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
machine learning
accelerometers
Accelerometers
Learning systems
Classifiers

An Evidence Based Method to Calculate Pedestrian Crossing Speeds in Vehicle Collisions

Bastien, C., Wellings, R. & Burnett, B. 8 Feb 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Accident Analysis & Prevention. 118, p. 66-76 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

pedestrian
Collision
Calculator
Accidents
evidence

An Evidence Quality Assessment Model for Cybersecurity Policymaking

Hussain, A., Shaikh, S., Chung, A., Dawda, S. & Carr, M. 2 Feb 2018 (Accepted/In press) Critical Infrastructure Protection XII . Springer, Vol. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

Quality assessment
Policy making
Decision making
Threat
State capacity
Oil wells
Cellulose
Silica fume
Cements
Durability

A new methodology to identify and quantify material resource at a large scale for earth construction – Application to cob in Brittany

Hamard, E., Lemercier, B., Cazacliu, B., Razakamanantsoa, A. & Morel, J. C. 10 May 2018 In : Construction and Building Materials. 170, p. 485-497 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Earth (planet)
Soils
Availability
Silt
Gravel

A new stator windings design for brushless doubly fed machines

Abdi Jalebi, S., McMahon, R. & Abdi, E. 14 Feb 2018 (Accepted/In press) The 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) 2018. IEEE, Vol. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

An ontology supported risk assessment approach for the intelligent configuration of supply networks

Palmer, C., Urwin, E. N., Niknejad, A., Petrovic, D., Popplewell, K. & Young, R. I. M. Jun 2018 In : Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. 29, 5, p. 1005 1030 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Ontology
Information systems
Complex networks
Interoperability

A novel Big Data analytics and intelligent technique to predict driver's intent

Birek, L., Grzywaczewski, A., Iqbal, R., Doctor, F. & Chang, V. 6 Apr 2018 In : Computers in industry. 99, p. 226-240 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Railroad cars
Artificial intelligence
Statistical methods
Computer systems
Personnel
1 Citations

A novel laminar kinetic energy model for the prediction of pretransitional velocity fluctuations and boundary layer transition

Medina, H., Beechook, A., Fadhila, H. N., Aleksandrova, S. & Benjamin, S. Feb 2018 In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 69, p. 150-163 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

boundary layer transition
Kinetic energy
Boundary layers
kinetic energy
predictions

Application of thermal remote sensing to the observation of natural hazards

Blackett, M. 21 Mar 2018 Natural Hazards: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Landslides. Singh, R. & Bartless, D. (eds.). CRC Press

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

1 Citations

Approximating non-Gaussian Bayesian networks using minimum information vine model with applications in financial modelling

Chatrabgoun, O., Hosseinian-Far, A., Chang, V., Stocks, N. & Daneshkhah, A. Jan 2018 In : Journal of Computational Science. 24, p. 266-276 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Copula
Bayesian networks
Bayesian Networks
Conditional Independence
Model

A Review of Corrosion and Protection of Steel in Concrete

Goyal, A., Sadeghi Pouya, H., Ganjian, E. & Claisse, P. 17 May 2018 In : Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reinforcement
Concretes
Corrosion
Corrosion prevention
Steel

A Robust IDA-PBC Approach for Handling Uncertainties in Underactuated Mechanical Systems

Ryalat, M. & Laila, D. S. 11 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Damping
Controllers
Nonlinear systems
Dynamical systems
Uncertainty

Assessing the Institutionalisation of Emerging ICT in Construction: A view from the West-Midlands of England

Arewa, A. & Noruwa, B. I. 25 Sep 2018 (Accepted/In press) ARCOM 2018: 34th Annual Conference – Belfast, UK. ARCOM, Vol. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

A study of micro-hydropower plants in Nepal: Sustainability from technical, economic and social perspectives

Butchers, J., Williamson, S., Booker, J., Tran, A. L. H., Gautam, B. & Bikram Karki, P. 29 Mar 2018 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

water power
Nepal
economics
electricity
social problems

Atomization of bio-fossil fuel blends: Book title: Biofuels - Past, Present and Future

Al Qubeissi, M., Al-Esawi, N. H. I., Kolodnytska, R., Nageswara-Rao, M. (ed.) & Soneji, . J. R. (ed.) 2018 (Accepted/In press) 1 ed. CROCIA: InTech.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

A transient based protection technique for future DC grids utilising travelling wave power

Ikhide, M., Tennakoon, S., Griffiths, A., Ha, H., Subramanian, S. & Adamczyk, A. 2018 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

A transient based protection technique for future DC grids utilising travelling wave power

Ikhide, M., Tennakoon, S., Griffiths, A., Ha, H., Adamczyk, A. & Subramanian, S. 23 May 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : IET Journal of Engineering. (in press), p. (in press) JOE-2018-0186

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wave power
Hardware

Autonomous Vehicle Simulation Model to Assess Potential Collisions to Reduce Severity of Impacts

Gilbert, A., Petrovic, D., Warwick, K. & Serghi, V. 16 Mar 2018 SCITEPRESS. p. 243-250

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

Kinetic energy
Numerical methods
Control systems

A WiFi-Based Passive Sensing System for Human Presence and Activity Event Classification

Li, W., Tan, B. & Piechocki, R. 16 May 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : IET Wireless Sensor Systems.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Radio systems
Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Support vector machines
Classifiers
Calibration

Beyond the third dimension of BIM: A systematic review of literature and assessment of professional views

Charef, R., Alaka, H. & Emmitt, S. 4 May 2018 In : Journal of Building Engineering. 19, p. 242-257 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sustainable development
Planning
European Union

Bond Strength Behaviour Of Zinc Rich Paint Coating On Concrete Surface

Goyal, A., Ganjian, E. & Sadeghi Pouya, H. 9 Apr 2018 Young Researchers’ Forum IV: Innovation in Construction Materials. Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference proceeding

Bond strength (materials)
Paint
Zinc
Concretes
Coatings
1 Citations

Characteristics’ relation model of asphalt pavement performance based on factor analysis

Tian, P., Shukla, A., Nei, L., Zhan, G. & Liu, S. Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology. 11, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Asphalt mixtures
Factor analysis
Durability
Industry
Experiments

Complexity of viscous dissipation in turbulent thermal convection

Bhattacharya, S., Pandey, A., Kumar, A. & Verma, M. K. 1 Mar 2018 In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 3, 1 p., 031702

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

free convection
dissipation
boundary layers
Rayleigh number
Prandtl number

Computationally Efficient Modelling of Stochastic Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Biomolecular Networks

Kim, J., Foo, M. & Bates, D. G. 22 Feb 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1 p., 3498

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Molecules
Molecular interactions
Computational efficiency
Trajectories
Kinetics

Computer Simulation of B-Field Flux Concentrators for Rotary Arc Current Interruption

Shpanin, L., Jones, G. & Spencer, J. 2 Sep 2018 (Accepted/In press) 22nd International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications, Novi Sad, Serbia. . Vol. (in press), p. (in press) 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference proceeding

2 Citations

Cyber Physical System and Big Data enabled energy efficient machining optimisation

Liang, Y. C., Lu, X., Li, W. D. & Wang, S. 20 Jun 2018 In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 187, p. 46-62 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Machining
manufacturing
working conditions
energy
learning

Designing an efficient tidal turbine blade through bio-mimicry: A systematic review

Kulkarni, S., Chapman, C., Shah, H., Parn, E. & Edwards, D. J. 2018 In : Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 16, 1, p. 101-124 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Turbomachine blades
Turbines
Propulsion
Hydrodynamics
Fish