Recent Submissions

  • Revamping of an acid gas absorption unit: An industrial case study 

    Kheirinik M, Rahmanian N, Farsi M et al (2018) Revamping of an acid gas absorption unit: An industrial case study. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 55: 534-541.
    This work evaluates the efficiency of the aqueous mixture of Methyl Diethanolamine (MDEA) and Diethanolamine (DEA) at various mass concentrations to remove CO2 and H2S from natural gas in an industrial sweetening unit in ...
  • Numerical modelling of natural flood management and its associated microbial risks in the United Kingdom 

    Pu JH (2018) Numerical modelling of natural flood management and its associated microbial risks in the United Kingdom. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research (BJSTR): 4(3).
    This paper reviews and discusses the recent studies of natural flood management (NFM) and its associated microbial risks in the UK and suggests set of numerical modelling approaches for their respective investigation. ...
  • Maximization of propylene in an industrial FCC unit 

    John YM, Patel R and Mujtaba IM (2018) Maximization of propylene in an industrial FCC unit. Applied Petrochemical Research. 8(2): 79-95.
    The FCC riser cracks gas oil into useful fuels such as gasoline, diesel and some lighter products such as ethylene and propylene, which are major building blocks for the polyethylene and polypropylene production. The ...
  • Simulation and sensitivity analysis of spiral wound reverse osmosis process for the removal of dimethylphenol from wastewater using 2-D dynamic model 

    Al-Obaidi AM, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2018) Simulation and sensitivity analysis of spiral wound reverse osmosis process for the removal of dimethylphenol from wastewater using 2-D dynamic model. Journal of Cleaner Production. 193: 140-157.
    Reverse Osmosis (RO) processes are readily used for removing pollutants, such as dimethylphenol from wastewater. A number of operating parameters must be controlled within the process constraints to achieve an efficient ...
  • A new methodology to optimize Turnaround Maintenance (TAM) scheduling for gas plants 

    Elwerfalli AA, Khan MK, Munive-Hernandez JE (2018) A new methodology to optimize Turnaround Maintenance (TAM) scheduling for gas plants. IAENG Transactions on Engineering Sciences. Vol II. Special Issue for the International Association of Engineers Conferences 2016. World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2016) & World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2016). 29 Jun-1 Jul 2016, and 19-21 Oct 2016. London, UK and San Francisco, USA: 104-117.
    Time, cost and risk are the main elements that effect the operating margin of the oil and gas companies due to Turnaround Maintenance (TAM). Turnaround Maintenance (TAM) is a methodology for the total shutdown of plant ...
  • From e-government to cloud-government: challenges of Jordanian citizens’ acceptance for public services 

    Alkhwaldi A, Kamala M and Qahwaji R (2018) From e-government to cloud-government: challenges of Jordanian citizens’ acceptance for public services. In: 2017 12th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST). 11-14 Dec 2017, Cambridge, UK.
    On the inception of the third millennium, there is much evidence that cloud technologies have become the strategic trend for many governments, not only for developed countries (e.g. the UK, Japan and the USA), but also ...
  • Spaghetti savages: cinematic perversions of 'Django Kill' 

    Goodall M (2016) Spaghetti savages: cinematic perversions of 'Django Kill'. In: Broughton L (Ed.) Critical perspectives on the Western: from A Fistful of Dollars to Django Unchained. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. 199-212.
  • Film fusions: the cult film in world cinema 

    Goodall M (2018) Film fusions: the cult film in world cinema. In: Stone R, Cooke P, Dennison S and Marlow-Mann A (Eds.) The Routledge companion to world cinema. London: Routledge. 369-381.
    As this collection makes abundantly clear, the concept of “World Cinema” can be hard to define. To further establish a sensible definition of what “cult world cinema” might be is to stretch, contort and confuse understanding ...
  • Sweet and savage: the world through the mondo film lens 

    Goodall M (2018) Sweet and savage: the world through the mondo film lens. 2nd edition. London: Headpress.
    Being the first ever English-language title devoted exclusively to the controversial and influential mondo documentary film cycle, this revised edition of Sweet and Savage remains the only serious study of mondo as a global ...
  • Analysis of sequential active and passive arching in granular soils 

    Aqoub K, Mohamed MHA and Sheehan T (2018) Analysis of sequential active and passive arching in granular soils. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. Article in Press.
    Arching in soils has received great attention due to its significance on the soil–underground structure interaction. The state of stress on underground structures as a result of cycles of active and passive arching was ...
  • Meta-Surface Wall Suppression of Mutual Coupling between Microstrip Patch Antenna Arrays for THz-Band Applications 

    Alibahkshikenari M, See CH, Virdee BS and Abd-Alhameed RA (2018) Meta-Surface Wall Suppression of Mutual Coupling between Microstrip Patch Antenna Arrays for THz-Band Applications. Progress in Electromagnetics Research Letters. 75: 105-111.
    This paper presents a novel 2D meta-surface wall to increase the isolation between microstrip patch radiators in an antenna array that is operating in the teraherz (THz) band of 139–141 GHz for applications including ...
  • Automatic Selection of Verification Tools for Efficient Analysis of Biochemical Models 

    Bakir ME, Konur S, Gheorghe M et al (2018) Automatic selection of verification tools for efficient analysis of biochemical models. Bioinformatics. Accepted for publication.
    Motivation: Formal verification is a computational approach that checks system correctness (in relation to a desired functionality). It has been widely used in engineering applications to verify that systems work correctly. ...
  • The effects of lime content and environmental temperature on the mechanical and hydraulic properties of extremely high plastic clays 

    Ali H and Mohamed M (2018) The effects of lime content and environmental temperature on the mechanical and hydraulic properties of extremely high plastic clays. Applied Clay Science. 161: 203-210.
    This paper focuses on monitoring the evolution of lime-clay reactions using geotechnical parameters as a function of lime content and environmental temperature. Lime contents of 5, 7, 9, 11 and 13% by dry weight of expansive ...
  • The effects of blurred vision on the mechanics of landing during stepping down by the elderly 

    Buckley JG, Heasley KJ, Twigg P and Elliott DB (2005) The effects of blurred vision on the mechanics of landing during stepping down by the elderly. Gait and Posture. 21(1): 65-71.
    Visual impairment is an important risk factor for falls. However, relatively little is known about how visual impairment affects stair or step negotiation. The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of blurred ...
  • Changes in foot and lower limb coupling due to systematic variations in step width 

    Pohl MB, Messenger N and Buckley JG (2006) Changes in foot and lower limb coupling due to systematic variations in step width. Clinical Biomechanics. 21(2): 175-183.
    Motion at the midfoot joints can contribute significantly to overall foot motion during gait. However, there is little information regarding the kinematic coupling relationship at the midfoot. The purpose of the present ...
  • Changes in foot and shank coupling due to alterations in foot strike pattern during running 

    Pohl MB and Buckley JG (2008) Changes in foot and shank coupling due to alterations in foot strike pattern during running. Clinical Biomechanics. 23(3): 334-341.
    The purpose of this article is determining if and how the kinematic relationship between adjacent body segments changes when an individual’s gait pattern is experimentally manipulated can yield insight into the robustness ...
  • Gait Alterations Negotiating A Raised Surface Induced by Monocular Blur 

    Vale A, Buckley JG and Elliott DB (2008) Gait Alterations Negotiating A Raised Surface Induced by Monocular Blur. 85(12): 1128-1134.
    Falls in the elderly are a major cause of serious injury and mortality. Impaired and absent stereopsis may be a significant risk factor for falls or hip fracture, although data from epidemiological studies are not consistent. ...
  • Visuomotor control of step descent: evidence of specialised role of the lower visual field 

    Timmis MA, Bennett SJ and Buckley JG (2009) Visuomotor control of step descent: evidence of specialised role of the lower visual field. Experimental Brain Research. 195(2): 219-227.
    We often complete step downs in the absence of visual feedback of the lower-limbs, and/or of the area on the ground where we intend to land (e.g. when descending a step whilst carrying a laundry basket). Therefore, the ...
  • Peripheral visual cues affect minimum-foot-clearance during overground locomotion 

    Graci V, Elliott DB and Buckley JG (2009) Peripheral visual cues affect minimum-foot-clearance during overground locomotion. Gait and Posture. 30(3): 370-374.
    The importance of peripheral visual cues in the control of minimum-foot-clearance during overground locomotion on a clear path was investigated. Eleven subjects walked at their natural speed whilst wearing goggles providing ...
  • Utility of Peripheral Visual Cues in Planning and Controlling Adaptive Gait 

    Graci V, Elliott DB and Buckley JG (2010) Utility of Peripheral Visual Cues in Planning and Controlling Adaptive Gait. Optometry and Vision Science. 87(1): 21-27.
    The purpose of this article is to determine the relative importance to adaptive locomotion of peripheral visual cues provided by different parts of the visual field. Twelve subjects completed obstacle crossing trials ...

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