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  • Optimal datalink selection for future aeronautical telecommunication networks 

    Alam AS, Hu YF, Pillai P et al (2017) Optimal datalink selection for future aeronautical telecommunication networks. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. 53(5): 2502-2515.
    Modern aeronautical telecommunication networks (ATN) make use of different simultaneous datalinks to deliver robust, secure and efficient ATN services. This paper proposes a Multiple Attribute Decision Making based optimal ...
  • Effects of Soil Resistance Damping on Wave-induced Pore Pressure Accumulation around a Composite Breakwater 

    Zhang J, Tong L, Zheng J et al (2018) Effects of Soil Resistance Damping on Wave-induced Pore Pressure Accumulation around a Composite Breakwater. Journal of Coastal Research. Accepted for publication.
    It is important to consider the potential instability of the seabed due to the accumulation of wave-induced pore pressure in the design of a composite breakwater as the pore pressure within the seabed can considerably ...
  • Numerical simulation of vertical buoyant wall jet discharged into a linearly stratified environment 

    Zhang Z, Guo Y, Zeng J et al (2018) Numerical simulation of vertical buoyant wall jet discharged into a linearly stratified environment. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. Accepted for publication.
    Results are presented from a numerical simulation to investigate the vertical buoyant wall jet discharged into a linearly stratified environment. A tracer transport model considering density variation is implemented. The ...
  • Saltwater-freshwater mixing fluctuation in shallow beach aquifers 

    Han Q, Chen D, Guo Y et al (2018) Saltwater-freshwater mixing fluctuation in shallow beach aquifers. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 207: 93-103.
    Field measurements and numerical simulations demonstrate the existence of an upper saline plume in tidally dominated beaches. The effect of tides on the saltwater-freshwater mixing occurring at both the upper saline plume ...
  • Estimation of flow direction in meandering compound channels 

    Liu X, Zhou Q, Huang S et al (2018) Estimation of flow direction in meandering compound channels. Journal of Hydrology. 556: 143-153.
    The flow in the main channel of a meandering compound channel does not occur in the ridge direction because of the effect of the upstream floodplain flows. This study proposes a model for estimating the flow direction in ...
  • Characterization of horn antenna loaded with CLL unit cell 

    Lashab M, Zebiri C-E, Djouablia L et al (2018) Characterization of horn antenna loaded with CLL unit cell. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. Accepted for Publication.
    In this paper, a pyramidal horn antenna loaded with unit cell of metamaterial is proposed, designed and realized for L-band that including terrestrial digital audio broadcasting TDAB, GPS and GSM. The proposed antenna ...
  • Properties of nylon-6-based composite reinforced with coconut shell particles and empty fruit bunch fibres 

    Savetlana S, Mulvaney-Johnson L, Gough T and Kelly AL (2018) Properties of nylon-6 based composite reinforced with coconut shell particles and empty fruit bunch fibres. Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering. 47(2): 77-86.
    Novel natural fibre composites of nylon-6 reinforced with coconut shell (CS) particles and empty fruit bunch (EFB) fibres have been investigated. Fillers were alkali treated before melt compounding with nylon-6. Mechanical, ...
  • An Indoor Path Loss Prediction Model using Wall Correction Factors for WLAN and 5G Indoor Networks 

    Obeidat HAN, Asif R, Obeidat OA et al (2018) An Indoor Path Loss Prediction Model using Wall Correction Factors for WLAN and 5G Indoor Networks. Radio Science Journal. Accepted for publication.
    A modified indoor path loss prediction model is presented, namely Effective Wall Loss Model (EWLM). The modified model is compared to other indoor path loss prediction models using simulation data and real-time measurements. ...
  • Simulation of hybrid trickle bed reactor-reverse osmosis process for the removal of phenol from wastewater 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Jarullah AT, Kara-Zaitri C et al (2018) Simulation of hybrid trickle bed reactor-reverse osmosis process for the removal of phenol from wastewater. Computers & Chemical Engineering. Article in Press.
    Phenol and phenolic derivatives found in different industrial effluents are highly toxic and extremely harmful to human and the aquatic ecosystem. In the past, trickle bed reactor (TBR), reverse osmosis (RO) and other ...
  • Effectiveness factor of self-compacting concrete in compression for limit analysis of continuous deep beams 

    Khatab MAT and Ashour A (2018) Effectiveness factor of self-compacting concrete in compression for limit analysis of continuous deep beams. Engineering Structures. 164: 14-21.
    The current design codes, such as ACI 318-14, EC2 and CSA23.3-04, in addition to previous research investigations suggested different expressions for concrete effectiveness factor for use in limit state design of concrete ...
  • Wideband printed monopole antenna for application in wireless communication systems 

    Alibakhshikenari M, Virdee B, See CH et al (2018) Wideband printed monopole antenna for application in wireless communication systems. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation. Article in Press.
    Empirical results of an electrically small printed monopole antenna is described with fractional bandwidth of 185% (115 MHz–2.90 GHz) for return-loss better than 10 dB, peak gain and radiation efficiency at 1.45 GHz of ...
  • SLAM-based Dense Surface Reconstruction in Monocular Minimally Invasive Surgery and its Application to Augmented Reality 

    Chen L, Tang W, John NW, Wan TR and Zhang JJ (2018) SLAM-based Dense Surface Reconstruction in Monocular Minimally Invasive Surgery and its Application to Augmented Reality. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 158: 135-146.
    While Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) offers considerable benefits to patients, it also imposes big challenges on a surgeon's performance due to well-known issues and restrictions associated with the field of view (FOV), ...
  • Feasibility of novel integrated dividing-wall batch reactive distillation processes for the synthesis of methyl decanoate 

    Aqar DY, Rahmanian N and Mujtaba IM (2018) Feasibility of novel integrated dividing-wall batch reactive distillation processes for the synthesis of methyl decanoate. Separation and Purification Technology. 202: 200-215.
    The production of methyl decanoate (MeDC) through esterification of decanoic acid (DeC) with methanol by reactive distillation is operationally challenging and energy-intensive due to the complicated behaviour of the ...
  • Simulation and optimisation of spiral-wound reverse osmosis process for the removal of N-nitrosamine from wastewater 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2018) Simulation and optimisation of spiral-wound reverse osmosis process for the removal of N-nitrosamine from wastewater. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 133: 168-182.
    N-nitrosamine in wastewater treatment processes can contribute to several public health impacts including human carcinogens even at very low concentration. In this work, spiral-wound reverse osmosis (SWRO) process is used ...
  • Slotted Printed Monopole UWB Antennas with Tuneable Rejection Bands for WLAN/WiMAX and X-Band Coexistence 

    Elfergani IT, Rodriguez J, Otung I, Mshwat W and Abd-Alhameed RA (2018) Radioengineering. Accepted for publication.
    Four versions of the compact hexagonal-shaped monopole printed antennas for UWB applications are presented. The first proposed antenna has an impedance bandwidth of 127.48 % (3.1 GHz to 14 GHz), which satisfies the bandwidth ...
  • Thermal Analysis of Convective-Radiative Fin with Temperature-Dependent Thermal Conductivity Using Chebychev Spectral Collocation Method 

    Oguntala G and Abd-Alhameed R (2018) Thermal Analysis of Convective-Radiative Fin with Temperature-Dependent Thermal Conductivity Using Chebychev Spectral Collocation Method. Journal of Applied and Computational Mechanics. 4(2): 87-94.
    In this paper, the Chebychev spectral collocation method is applied for the thermal analysis of convective-radiative straight fins with the temperature-dependent thermal conductivity. The developed heat transfer model was ...
  • Cross-Platform Cloth Simulation API for Games 

    Tang W, Sagi A, Green D and Wan TR (2016) Cross-Platform Cloth Simulation API for Games. In: El Rhalibi A, Tian F, Pan Z and Liu B (eds) E-Learning and Games. Edutainment 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol 9654. Springer. pp 224-232.
    Physics simulation is an active research topic in games, because without realistic physics, even the most beautiful game feels static and lifeless. Although cloth simulation is not new in computer graphics, high level of ...
  • CFD as a tool to optimize aeration tank design and operation 

    Karpinska AM and Bridgeman J (2018) CFD as a tool to optimize aeration tank design and operation. Journal of Environmental Engineering 144(2).
    In a novel development on previous computational fluid dynamics studies, the work reported here used an Eulerian two-fluid model with the shear stress transport k–ω turbulence closure model and bubble interaction models ...
  • Online fluorescence monitoring of effluent organic matter in wastewater treatment plants 

    Carstea EM, Zakharova YS and Bridgeman J (2018) Online fluorescence monitoring of effluent organic matter in wastewater treatment plants. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 144(5).
    Wastewater treatment is an energy-intensive operation. Energy consumption is forecast to increase by 60% in the forthcoming decade due to tightened legislation surrounding the discharge of final effluent to watercourses. ...
  • Is gender encoded in the smile? A computational framework for the analysis of the smile driven dynamic face for gender recognition 

    Ugail H and Al-dahoud A (2018) Is gender encoded in the smile? A computational framework for the analysis of the smile driven dynamic face for gender recognition. The Visual Computer. Article in Press.
    Automatic gender classification has become a topic of great interest to the visual computing research community in recent times. This is due to the fact that computer-based automatic gender recognition has multiple ...

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