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  • Thermodynamic investigation of carbamazepine-saccharin co-crystal polymorphs 

    Pagire SK, Jadav N, Vangala VR et al (2017) Thermodynamic investigation of carbamazepine-saccharin co-crystal polymorphs. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Article in Press.
    Polymorphism in active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) can be regarded as critical for the potential that crystal form can have on the quality, efficacy and safety of the final drug product. The current contribution aims ...
  • Intracranial volumetric changes govern cerebrospinal fluid flow in the Aqueduct of Sylvius in healthy adults 

    Laganà MM, Shepherd SJ, Cecconi P and Beggs CB (2017) Intracranial volumetric changes govern cerebrospinal fluid flow in the Aqueduct of Sylvius in healthy adults. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 36: 84–92.
    Purpose To characterize the intracranial volumetric changes that influence the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pulse in the Aqueduct of Sylvius (AoS). Materials and methods Neck MRI data were acquired from 12 healthy ...
  • Heartbeat of the Sun from Principal Component Analysis and prediction of solar activity on a millenium timescale 

    Zharkova V V, Shepherd SJ, Popova E and Zharkov SI (2015) Heartbeat of the Sun from Principal Component Analysis and prediction of solar activity on a millenium timescale. Scientific Reports. 5: Article number 15689.
    We derive two principal components (PCs) of temporal magnetic field variations over the solar cycles 21–24 from full disk magnetograms covering about 39% of data variance, with σ = 0.67. These PCs are attributed to two ...
  • Dirty-Appearing White Matter in the Brain is Associated with Altered Cerebrospinal Fluid Pulsatility and Hypertension in Individuals without Neurologic Disease 

    Beggs, C. B., Magnano, C., Shepherd, S. J., Belov, P., Ramasamy, D. P., Hagemeier, J. and Zivadinov, R. (2016) Dirty-Appearing White Matter in the Brain is Associated with Altered Cerebrospinal Fluid Pulsatility and Hypertension in Individuals without Neurologic Disease. Journal of Neuroimaging. 26: 136–143.
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Aging of the healthy brain is characterized by focal or nonfocal white matter (WM) signal abnormality (SA) changes, which are typically detected as leukoaraiosis (LA). Hypertension is a risk factor ...
  • Aqueductal cerebrospinal fluid pulsatility in healthy individuals is affected by impaired cerebral venous outflow 

    Beggs, C. B., Magnano, C., Shepherd, S. J., Marr, K., Valnarov, V., Hojnacki, D., Bergsland, N., Belov, P., Grisafi, S., Dwyer, M. G., Carl, E., Weinstock-Guttman, B. and Zivadinov, R. (2014) Aqueductal cerebrospinal fluid pulsatility in healthy individuals is affected by impaired cerebral venous outflow. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 40: 1215–1222.
    To investigate cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in the aqueduct of Sylvius (AoS) in chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI)-positive and -negative healthy individuals using cine phase contrast imaging. Materials ...
  • Maximization of gasoline in an industrial FCC unit 

    John YM, Patel R and Mujtaba IM (2017) Maximization of gasoline in an industrial FCC unit. Energy and Fuels. Accepted for publication.
    The Riser of a Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) unit cracks gas oil to make fuels such as gasoline and diesel. However, changes in quality, nature of crude oil blends feedstocks, environmental changes and the desire to obtain ...
  • Systematic associations between germ-line mutations and human cancers 

    Al-Shammari M, Tobin DJ and Peng Y (2016) Systematic associations between germ-line mutations and human cancers. International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design 9(1-2): 135-148.
    The revolution in Big Data has opened the gate for new research challenges in biomedical science. The aim of this study was to investigate whether germ-line gene mutations are a significant factor in 29 major primary human ...
  • Kernel P systems: from modelling to verification and testing 

    Gheorghe M, Ceterchi R, Ipate F et al (2017) Kernel P systems: from modelling to verification and testing. Theoretical Computer Science. Accepted for publication.
    A kernel P system integrates in a coherent and elegant manner some of the most successfully used features of the P systems employed in modelling various applications. It also provides a theoretical framework for analysing ...
  • Facial age synthesis using sparse partial least squares (the case of Ben Needham) 

    Bukar AM and Ugail H (2017) Facial age synthesis using sparse partial least squares (the case of Ben Needham). Journal of Forensic Sciences. Accepted for publication.
    Automatic facial age progression (AFAP) has been an active area of research in recent years. This is due to its numerous applications which include searching for missing. This study presents a new method of AFAP. Here, ...
  • Synthesis of methyl decanoate using different types of batch reactive distillation systems 

    Aqar DY, Rahmanian N and Mujtaba IM (2017) Synthesis of methyl decanoate using different types of batch reactive distillation systems. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 56(14): 3969-3982.
    Methyl Decanoate (MeDC) is a Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) and is an important chemical compound with global production of 31 million tons per year. However, synthesis of methyl decanoate (MeDC) via esterification of ...
  • Design and implementation of membrane controllers for trajectory tracking of nonholonomic wheeled mobile robots 

    Wang X, Zhang G, Neri F et al (2016) Design and implementation of membrane controllers for trajectory tracking of nonholonomic wheeled mobile robots. Integrated Computer- Aided Engineering. 23(1): 15-30.
    This paper proposes a novel trajectory tracking control approach for nonholonomic wheeled mobile robots. In this approach, the integration of feed-forward and feedback controls is presented to design the kinematic controller ...
  • A differential equation for a class of discrete lifetime distributions with an application in reliability: A demonstration of the utility of computer algebra 

    Csenki A (2015) A differential equation for a class of discrete lifetime distributions with an application in reliability: A demonstration of the utility of computer algebra. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability. 17(3): 647-660.
    It is shown that the probability generating function of a lifetime random variable T on a finite lattice with polynomial failure rate satisfies a certain differential equation. The interrelationship with Markov chain theory ...
  • A robust optimization approach for active and reactive power management in smart distribution networks using electric vehicles 

    Pirouzi S, Aghaei J, Latify MA et al (2017) A robust optimization approach for active and reactive power management in smart distribution networks using electric vehicles. IEEE Systems Journal. Article in Press.
    This paper presents a robust framework for active and reactive power management in distribution networks using electric vehicles (EVs). The method simultaneously minimizes the energy cost and the voltage deviation subject ...
  • In vivo confocal microscopic corneal images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases: a review study 

    Alzubaidi R, Sharif MS, Qahwaji R et al (2016) In vivo confocal microscopic corneal images in health and disease with an emphasis on extracting features and visual signatures for corneal diseases: a review study. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 100(1): 41-55.
    There is an evolution in the demands of modern ophthalmology from descriptive findings to assessment of cellular level changes by using in vivo confocal microscopy. Confocal microscopy, by producing grey-scale images, ...
  • Source term treatment of SWEs using the surface gradient upwind method 

    Blade E, Gomez Valentin M, Sanchez-Juny M et al (2012) Source term treatment of SWEs using the surface gradient upwind method. Journal of Hydraulic Research. 50(4): 447-449.
  • Modelling of Water Flow and Sediment Transport in Circular Channels with Constant and Variable Roughness 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Wood AS (2005) Modelling of Water Flow and Sediment Transport in Circular Channels with Constant and Variable Roughness. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Fluid Mechanics (ICEFM'05), 3-5 Mar 2005, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India: 229-235.
  • Simulation of Turbulent Free Surface Obstructed Flow within Channels 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Tait SJ (2007) Simulation of Turbulent Free Surface Obstructed Flow within Channels. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International IAHR World Congress - Harmonizing the Demands of Art and Nature in Hydraulics, Venice, Italy. theme A1L 1-8.
    Free surface flows of practical relevance in many engineering problems are almost always turbulent. In this paper, a numerical model to compute the free surface flow with turbulent effects is presented. The shallow water ...
  • Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Sediment Flushing within Storage Tunnels 

    Pu JH, Hussain K and Tait SJ (2008) Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Sediment Flushing within Storage Tunnels. In: Proceedings of the 8th International IAHR Confererence on Hydro-Science and Engineering, 8-12 Sep 2008, Nagoya, Japan. Vol VIII: 309-316.
  • An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging 

    Mirza A, See CH, Danjuma I, Asif R, Abd-alhmeed RA, Noras JM, Clarke RW and Excell PS (2017) An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging. IEEE Sensor Journal. Online before print. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2017.2673961
    Near field imaging using microwaves in medical applications is of great current interest for its capability and accuracy in identifying features of interest, in comparison with other known screening tools. This paper ...
  • Tests of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with basalt fibre reinforced plastic bars 

    Kara IF, Köroğlu MA and Ashour AF (2017) Tests of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with basalt fibre reinforced plastic bars. ACI Structural Journal. Accepted for publication Mar 2017.
    This paper presents experimental results of three continuously supported concrete slabs reinforced with basalt-fibre-reinforced polymer (BFRP) bars. Three different BFRP reinforcement combinations of over and under ...

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