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  • Optimal operation of distribution networks with high penetration of wind and solar power within a joint active and reactive distribution market environment 

    Zubo RHA, Mokryani G and Abd-Alhameed R (2018) Optimal operation of distribution networks with high penetration of wind and solar power within a joint active and reactive distribution market environment. Applied Energy. Accepted for Publication.
    In this paper, a stochastic approach for the operation of active distribution networks within a joint active and reactive distribution market environment is proposed. The method maximizes the social welfare using market ...
  • Bio-DME production based on conventional and CO2-enhanced gasification of biomass: A comparative study on exergy and environmental impacts 

    Parvez AM, Wu T, Li S et al (2018) Bio-DME production based on conventional and CO2-enhanced gasification of biomass: A comparative study on exergy and environmental impacts. Biomass and Bioenergy. Accepted for Publication.
    In this study, a novel single-step synthesis of dimethyl ether (DME) based on CO2-enhanced biomass gasification was proposed and simulated using ASPEN PlusTM modelling. The exergetic and environmental evaluation was performed ...
  • Simulation and optimisation of a two-stage/two-pass reverse osmosis system for improved removal of chlorophenol from wastewater 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2018) Simulation and optimisation of a two-stage/two-pass reverse osmosis system for improved removal of chlorophenol from wastewater. Journal of Water Process Engineering. Accepted for Publication.
    Reverse osmosis (RO) has become a common method for treating wastewater and removing several harmful organic compounds because of its relative ease of use and reduced costs. Chlorophenol is a toxic compound for humans and ...
  • Numerical modeling of the Sakuma Dam reservoir sedimentation 

    Hanmaiahgari PR, Gompa NR, Pal D et al (2018) Numerical modelling of the Sakuma Dam reservoir sedimentation. Natural Hazards. Article in Press.
    The present study attempts to predict the reservoir sedimentation in 32 km region of the Tenryu River between the Hiraoka and Sakuma Dams in Japan. For numerical simulations of the reservoir sedimentation, the one-dimensional ...
  • Detoxification of crude oil 

    Jarullah AT, Mujtaba IM and Wood AS (2018) Detoxification of crude oil. In: De S, Bandyopadhyay S and Assadi M et al (Eds.) Sustainable energy technology and policies. Green energy and technology. Springer: Singapore. 173-194.
    Petroleum contributes significantly to our lives and will continue do so for many years to come. Petroleum derivatives supply more than 50% of the world's total supply of energy (Jarullah, 2011). Traditionally crude oil ...
  • Significant energy savings by optimising membrane design in multi-stage reverse osmosis wastewater treatment process 

    Al-Obaidi M, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba I (2018) Significant energy savings by optimising membrane design in multi-stage reverse osmosis wastewater treatment process. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. Article in Press.
    The total energy consumption of many Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants has continuously improved as a result of manufacturing highly impermeable membranes in addition to implementing energy recovery devices. The total energy ...
  • On Gender Identification Using the Smile Dynamics 

    Al-Dahoud A and Ugail H (2017) On Gender Identification Using the Smile Dynamics. In: Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW). 20-22 Sep 2017, University of Chester, Chester, UK: 1-8.
    Gender classification has multiple applications including, but not limited to, face perception, age, ethnicity and identity analysis, video surveillance and smart human computer interaction. The majority of computer based ...
  • A machine learning approach for ethnic classification: the British Pakistani face 

    Khalid Jilani S, Ugail H, Bukar AM et al (2017) A machine learning approach for ethnic classification: the British Pakistani face. In: Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW). 20-22 Sep 2017, University of Chester, Chester, UK: 170-173.
    Ethnicity is one of the most salient clues to face identity. Analysis of ethnicity-specific facial data is a challenging problem and predominantly carried out using computer-based algorithms. Current published literature ...
  • A Non-invasive 2D Digital Imaging Method for Detection of Surface Lesions Using Machine Learning 

    Hussain N, Cooper PA, Shnyder SD et al (2017) A Non-invasive 2D Digital Imaging Method for Detection of Surface Lesions Using Machine Learning. In: Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW). 20-22 Sep 2017, University of Chester, Chester, UK: 166-169.
    As part of the cancer drug development process, evaluation in experimental subcutaneous tumour transplantation models is a key process. This involves implanting tumour material underneath the mouse skin and measuring tumour ...
  • Experimental study on compressive behavior and failure analysis of composite concrete confined by glass/epoxy ±55° filament wound pipes 

    Gemi L, Koroglu MA and Ashour A (2017) Experimental study on compressive behavior and failure analysis of composite concrete confined by glass/epoxy ±55° filament wound pipes. Composite Structures. Article in Press.
    This paper investigates the strength and ductility of concrete confined by Glass/Epoxy ±55° Filament Wound Pipes (GFRP) under axial compression. A total of 24 cylinderical specimens were prepared with expansive and Portland ...
  • Thin-film and marginal lubrication of PolyEtherKetone-steel sliding contacts at high temperature and high speed 

    Dyson CJ, Priest M, Fox MF et al (2018) Thin-film and marginal lubrication of PolyEtherKetone-steel sliding contacts at high temperature and high speed. Tribology Transactions. Accepted for Publication.
    PolyEtherKetone (PEK) is a suitable material for tribological systems which specifically require the properties of high chemical resistance, low component weight, seizure resistance under starved lubrication conditions ...
  • 2-D FEA investigation of the heat partition ratio of a friction brake 

    Qiu L, Qi H-S and Wood A (2018) 2-D FEA investigation of the heat partition ratio of a friction brake. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology. Accepted for Publication.
    A 2D coupled temperature-displacement FE model is developed for a pad-disc brake system based on a restricted rotational pad boundary condition. The evolution of pressure, heat flux, and temperature along the contact ...
  • Simulation of full-scale reverse osmosis filtration system for the removal of N-nitrosodimethylamine from wastewater 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2018) Simulation of full-scale reverse osmosis filtration system for the removal of N-nitrosodimethylamine from wastewater. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. Accepted for Publication.
    Reverse osmosis (RO) is becoming one of the most promising technologies used in wastewater treatment because it offers high rate of contaminant rejection and lower energy consumption in comparison with other thermal treatment ...
  • Tranquillity trails for urban areas 

    Watts G (2018) Tranquillity trails for urban areas. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 29: 154-161.
    Tranquil spaces can be found and made in the city and their promotion and use by residents and visitors is an important means of building resilience. Studies have shown that spaces that are rated by visitors as tranquil ...
  • In-process rheometry as a PAT tool for hot melt extrusion 

    Kelly AL, Gough T, Isreb M et al (2018) In-process rheometry as a PAT tool for hot melt extrusion. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 44(4): 670-676.
    Real time measurement of melt rheology has been investigated as a Process Analytical Technology (PAT) to monitor hot melt extrusion of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in a polymer matrix. A developmental API was ...
  • Flexural behaviour of asymmetric composite beam with low degree of shear connection 

    Sheehan T, Lam D and Dai X (2018) Flexural behaviour of asymmetric composite beam with low degree of shear connection. Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 141: 251-261.
    This paper outlines an experiment on a 12 m long composite beam subjected to uniformly distributed loading. Although composite beams are widely used, current Eurocode design guidelines for these types of members can be ...
  • Using response surface methodology to opitmize the operating parameters in a top-spray fluidized bed coating system 

    Seyedin SH, Ardjmand M, Safekordi AA et al (2018) Using response surface methodology to optimize the operating parameters in a top-spray fluidized bed coating system. Surface and Coatings Technology. 334: 43-49.
    The fluidized bed coating system is a conventional process of particles coating in various industries. In this work, an experimental investigation was conducted using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) to optimize the ...
  • Dominant features in three-dimensional turbulence structure: comparison of non-uniform accelerating and decelerating flows 

    Pu JH, Tait S, Guo Y et al (2017) Dominant features in three-dimensional turbulence structure: comparison of non-uniform accelerating and decelerating flows. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. Article in Press.
    The results are presented from an experimental study to investigate three-dimensional turbulence structure profiles, including turbulence intensity and Reynolds stress, of different non-uniform open channel flows over ...
  • A Next Generation Approach to Combating Botnets 

    Alhomoud A, Awan I, Pagna Disso JF and Younas M (2013) A Next Generation Approach to Combating Botnets. Computer. 46(4): 62-66.
    As part of a defense-in-depth security solution for domain-controlled enterprise networks, a proposed self-healing system architecture is designed to increase resiliency against botnets with minimal disruption to network services.
  • Towards An Enterprise Self-healing System against Botnets Attacks 

    Alhomoud AM, Awan IU and Pagna Disso JF (2103) Towards An Enterprise Self-healing System against Botnets Attacks. IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Jan 28-31, 2013, San Diego, USA.
    Protecting against cyber attacks is no longer a problem of organizations and home users only. Cyber security programs are now a priority of most governments. Cyber criminals have been using botnets to gain control over ...

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