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A Big Data Analytics Approach for Construction Firms Failure Prediction Models

Alaka, H., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. O., Akinade, O. O., Bilal, M. & Ajayi, S. O. 17 Aug 2018 In : IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. (In-Press), p. (In-Press) 10 p.

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Neural networks
Tuning
Discriminant analysis
Logistics
Costs
3 Citations

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.

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avalanches
optical communication
receivers
diodes
detectors
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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.

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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: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge-based Systems
Knowledge based systems
Container
Fuzzy Systems
Containers
fiber composites
Vibration control
Macros
Actuators
actuators

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. Feb 2018 In : Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal. 21, 1, p. 149-158 10 p.

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Cambers
Suspensions
Actuators
MATLAB
Traction (friction)
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Endocrine Disruptors
Adsorption
Adsorbents
Butanols
Water

ADTH: Bounded Nodal Delay for Better Performance in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks

Lim, L. B., Spendlove, D., Guan, L. & Wang, X. 30 Aug 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : AD HOC Networks Journal. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wireless ad hoc networks
Testbeds
Telecommunication traffic
Simulators
Topology

A dynamic linear model for heteroscedastic LDA under class imbalance

Gyamfi, S., Brusey, J., Hunt, A. & Gaura, E. 31 Jul 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Neurocomputing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discriminant Analysis
Discriminant analysis
Linear Models
Area Under Curve
Classifiers

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)

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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

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Pathogens
Feedback control
Controllers
Synthetic Biology
Genes

Ageing of a polymeric engine mount investigated using digital image correlation

Tang, N., Soltani, P., Pinna, C., Wagg, D. & Whear, R. 1 Sep 2018 In : Polymer Testing. 71, p. 137-144 8 p.

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Aging of materials
Engines
Stiffness
Creep
Rubber
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Ageing simulation of a hydraulic engine mount: A data-informed finite element approach

Soltani, P., Pinna, C., Wagg, D. J. & Whear, R. 12 Jul 2018 In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aging of materials
Hydraulics
Engines
Elastomers
Stiffness

A geospatial approach of downscaling urban energy consumption density in mega-city Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sikder, S. K., Nagarajan, M., Kar, S. & Koetter, T. 15 Aug 2018 In : Urban Climate. 26, p. 10-30 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

megacity
downscaling
energy use
developing world
household energy
Robots
Neural networks
Support vector machines
Feature extraction
Gabor filters

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.

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Air intakes
Permanent magnets
Rotors
Fluxes
Cooling
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

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Synthetic fuels
pyrolysis
Life cycle
Pyrolysis
life cycle
15 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.

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Cloud computing
Authentication
Network protocols
Servers
Internet of things
lack
assault
online survey
educational policy
sexual violence
4 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.

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Evaporation
evaporation
Heating
heating
mass transfer
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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Numerical analysis
Geometry
Steel
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Health
Industry
gene expression
Stochastic models
Gene expression
Gene Expression
Stochastic Model

An Assessment of Climate Change Constraints and Opportunities on Small Island States

Rogers, T., Filho, W. & Chmutina, K. 14 Nov 2018 (Submitted) In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

small island state
Climate change
climate change
Hazards
hazard

An Assessment of Construction Workers Health Profile and Body Pain

Umar, T., Egbu, C., Honnurvali, M. S., Saidani, M. & Al-Mutairi, M. 24 Oct 2018 In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer. 172, 1, p. (In-press) 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Industry
Health
Blood Pressure
Musculoskeletal Pain
9 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

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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: Contribution to journalArticle

Crosswalks
pedestrian
Collision
Calculate
Accidents
Oil wells
Cellulose
Silica fume
Cements
Durability
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
Soils
Availability
Silt
Gravel
2 Citations

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.

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Risk assessment
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. Aug 2018 In : Computers in Industry. 99, p. 226-240 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

boundary layer transition
Kinetic energy
Boundary layers
kinetic energy
predictions

A novel real-time computational framework for detecting catheters and rigid guidewires in cardiac catheterization procedures

Ma, Y., Alhrishy, M., Narayan, S. A., Mountney, P. & Rhode, K. S. 17 Oct 2018 In : Medical Physics. 45, 11, p. 5066-5079 14 p.

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Catheters
Cardiac Catheterization
Electrodes
Wire
Error detection

Applicability of Taylor's hypothesis in thermally driven turbulence

Kumar, A. & Verma, M. K. 18 Apr 2018 In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 15 p., 172152

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space probes
turbulence
velocity distribution
free convection
energy spectra

Application of power ultrasound to cementitious materials: Advances, issues and perspectives

Ganjian, E., Ehsani, A., Mason, T. & Tyrer, M. 25 Sep 2018 In : Materials & Design. 160, p. 503-513 11 p.

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Ultrasonics
Hydration
Cements
Portland cement
Carbon Monoxide

Approximate ground states of the random-field Potts model from graph cuts

Kumar, M., Kumar, R., Weigel, M., Banerjee, V., Janke, W. & Puri, S. 14 May 2018 In : Physical review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 97, 5, p. 1-10 10 p., 053307

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Graph Cuts
Potts Model
Random Field
Ground State
ground state
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial Modeling
Copula
Bayesian networks
Bayesian Networks
Heavy Tails

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. 43, 10, p. 5035-5055 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
Concretes
Corrosion
Corrosion prevention

A review of oil well cement alteration in CO2-rich environments

Bagheri, M., Shariatipour, S. M. & Ganjian, E. 20 Oct 2018 In : Construction and Building Materials. 186, p. 946–968 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil wells
Cements
Bearings (structural)
Cracks
Carbonation

A roadmap of strain in doped anatase TiO2

Kelaidis, N., Kordatos, A., Christopoulos, S. & Chroneos, A. 24 Aug 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 12790

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anatase
tensile stress
titanium oxides
chromium
axial strain

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

Ryalat, M. & Laila, D. S. 1 Oct 2018 In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 63, 10, p. 3495 - 3502 8 p.

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Damping
Hamiltonians
Controllers
Asymptotic stability
Nonlinear systems
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Waste Disposal Facilities
Vents
Methane
Land fill
void

A transient and non-unit-based protection technique for DC grids based on the rate-of-change (R-o-C) of the fault induced travelling wave components

Ikhide, M., Tennakoon, S., Ha, H., Griffiths, A., Subramanian, S. & Adamczyk, A. 21 Oct 2018 (Submitted) In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 25 p., SEGAN_2018_394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric potential
Signal processing
Cables

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. 10 Sep 2018 In : IET Journal of Engineering. 2018, 15, p. 1267-1273 7 p.

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Wave power
Hardware

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Bamboo reinforced concrete: a critical review

Trujillo, D., Archila Santos, H., Kaminski, S., Zea Escamilla, E. & Harries, K. 19 Jul 2018 In : Materials and Structures. 51, 4, 18 p., 102

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Bamboo
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Construction industry
Life cycle

Behaviour of strengthened timber beams using near surface mounted Basalt Fibre Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) rebars

Gand, A., Yeboah, D., Khorami, M., Olubanwo, A. & Lumor, R. Jul 2018 In : Engineering Solid Mechanics. 6, 4, p. 341-352 12 p.

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Basalt
Timber
Fibers
Polymers
Reinforcement

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

Charef, R., Alaka, H. & Emmitt, S. 1 Sep 2018 In : Journal of Building Engineering. 19, p. 242-257 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Planning
European Union