• The 2009 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 8th Workshop Proceedings. 

    Sheriff, R. E. (Ed.). (2009). Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 8th Workshop Proceedings. Bradford: University of Bradford. School of Engineering, Design and Technology.
    This is the eighth workshop to be organised under the postgraduate programmes in electrical and electronic engineering (EEE). The workshop concludes the Research Seminar Series, which has provided a platform for disseminating ...
  • The 2011 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 10th Workshop Proceeedings. 

    Sheriff, R. E. (Ed.). (2011). Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 10th Workshop Proceeedings. Bradford: University of Bradford. School of Engineering, Design and Technology.
    This is the tenth workshop to be organised under the postgraduate programmes in electrical and electronic engineering (EEE). Over the past ten years, the Research Seminar Series has provided a snapshot of the research ...
  • Statistical Predictions of Electric Load Profiles in the UK Domestic Buildings. 

    Ihbal, A. M., Rajamani, H. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A. and Jalboub, M. K. (2001). 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control (EPC-IQ01), 30 Nov to 02 Dec 2010, Basrah, Iraq. IEEE Iraq Section. pp. 346-351.
    This paper presents a method of generating realistic electricity load profile data for the UK domestic buildings. The domestic space heating and domestic hot water have been excluded in this study. The information and ...
  • Weakest Bus Identification Based on Modal Analysis and Singular Value Decomposition Techniques. 

    Jalboub, M. K., Rajamani, H. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A. and Ihbal, A. M. (2010). Weakest Bus Identification Based on Modal Analysis and Singular Value Decomposition Techniques. In: 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control (EPC-IQ01), 30 Nov to 02 Dec 2010, Basrah, Iraq. IEEE. pp. 352- 357.
    Voltage instability problems in power system is an important issue that should be taken into consideration during the planning and operation stages of modern power system networks. The system operators always need to know ...
  • Guest Editorial: Satellite Systems, Applications and Networking. 

    Mitchell, Paul D. and Sheriff, Ray E. (2010). Guest Editorial: Satellite Systems, Applications and Networking. IET Communications, Vol. 4, No. 13, pp. 1517-1518, doi: 10.1049/iet-com.2010.9100.
    Guest Editorial of Special Issue (featuring eight original papers, comprising 133 pages in total). Whilst satellite systems continue to be at the forefront of broadcast communication service provision, they have ...
  • Temperature dependent stiffness and visco-elastic behaviour of lipid coated microbubbles using atomic force microscopy. 

    Grant, C. A., McKendry, J. E. and Evans, S. D. (2012). Temperature dependent stiffness and visco-elastic behaviour of lipid coated microbubbles using atomic force microscopy. Soft Matter, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 1321-1326.
    The compression stiffness of a phospholipid microbubble was determined using force-spectroscopy as a function of temperature. The stiffness was found to decrease by approximately a factor of three from 0.08 N m 1, at 10 ...
  • Automated Solar Activity Prediction: A hybrid computer platform using machine learning and solar imaging for automated prediction of solar flares 

    Colak T, and Qahwaji RSR (2009) Automated Solar Activity Prediction: A hybrid computer platform using machine learning and solar imaging for automated prediction of solar flares. Space Weather. 7(6).
    The importance of real-time processing of solar data especially for space weather applications is increasing continuously. In this paper, we present an automated hybrid computer platform for the short-term prediction of ...
  • Dynamic mechanical analysis of collagen fibrils at the nanoscale. 

    Grant, C. A., Phillips, M. A. and Thompson, N. H. (2012). Dynamic mechanical analysis of collagen fibrils at the nanoscale. Journal of the mechanical behaviour of biomedical materials. Vol. 5, No.1, pp. 165-170.
    Low frequency (0.1¿2 Hz) dynamic mechanical analysis on individual type I collagen fibrils has been carried out using atomic force microscopy (AFM). Both the elastic (static) and viscous (dynamic) responses are correlated ...
  • Design and evaluation of M-Commerce applications. 

    Wang, J.J, Song, Z., Lei, P. and Sheriff, R. E. (2005). Design and evaluation of M-Commerce applications. Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, Perth, Western Australia, 3 - 5 October 2005. pp. 745 - 749, ISBN: 0-7803-9132-2. DOI: 10.1109/APCC.2005.1554161.
    Recent advances in wireless technology have increased the number of mobile device users and given pace to the rapid development and deployment of e-commerce to the mobile user. This new type of e-commerce, conducting ...
  • Static and dynamic nanomechanical properties of human skin tissue using atomic force microscopy: Effect of scarring in the upper dermis. 

    Grant, C. A., Twigg, P. C., and Tobin, D. J. (2012). Static and dynamic nanomechanical properties of human skin tissue using atomic force microscopy: Effect of scarring in the upper dermis. Acta Biomaterialia. Vol. 8, No. 11, pp. 4123-4129.
    Following traumatic injury, skin has the capacity to repair itself through a complex cascade of biochemical change. The dermis, which contains a load-bearing collagenous network structure, is remodelled over a long period ...
  • Assessing variability in the wideband mobile radio channel. 

    Jones, S. M. R., Samarah, K. G., Dama,Y. A., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Rasheed, W. and Elkhazmi, E. A. (2010). Assessing variability in the wideband mobile radio channel. In: 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications, (MobiMedia 2010), Lisbon, Portugal 6-8 September 2010. ICST. ISBN: 978-963-9799-98-1. Paper No. 2, pp. 1-8.
    An assessment of the performance of OFDM transmissions over the wideband mobile radio channel is reported. The simulation in MATLAB /Simulink is based on the CODIT channel model. The results show that BER deteriorates ...
  • Optimum Design of Doherty RFPA for Mobile WiMAX Base Stations 

    Hussaini, A.S., Sadeghpour, T., Abd-Alhameed, R.A., Child, M.B., Ali, N.T. and Rodriguez, J.(2010). [Invited paper to the] 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MobiMedia 2010), EERT-3, Lisbon, Portugal 6-8 September 2010. ISBN: 978-963-9799-98-1. Paper No. 3, pp. 1-6.
    RF power amplifiers in mobile WiMAX transceivers operate in an inherently nonlinear manner. It is possible to amplify the signal in the linear region, and avoid distortion, using output power back-off; however, this approach ...
  • Improvements in Multicarrier Modulation Systems using a Wavelet OFDM Scheme 

    Karkhaneh, H., Sadeghpour, T., Abd-Alhameed, R., Child, M. B., Ghorbani, A., Rasheed, W. and Elkhazmi, E. A. (2010). Improvements in Multicarrier Modulation Systems using a Wavelet OFDM Scheme. In: 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications, (MobiMedia 2010), Lisbon, Portugal, 6-8 September, 2010. ICST. ISBN: 978-963-9799-98-1. Paper No. 1, pp. 1-8.
    This paper investigates the performance of wavelet OFDM signals over a wireless communications link. The scheme is shown to be generally similar to Fourier based OFDM, but with some additional features, and improved ...
  • Distance learning of engineering based subjects: A case study. 

    Ong, F. L. C. and Sheriff, R. E. (2009). Distance learning of engineering based subjects: A case study. In: 23rd ICDE World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 7-10 June 2009.
    With the advancement of technology, significant changes have been introduced into the learning and teaching environment. The importance of enhancing the interest of learners is an on-going challenge for educators of all ...
  • Analysis of the Effect of EBG on the Mutual Coupling for a two-PIFA Assembly. 

    Abidin, Z. Z., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., McEwan, N. J. and Child, M. B. (2010). Analysis of the Effect of EBG on the Mutual Coupling for a two-PIFA Assembly. In: Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC10), 8-9 November 2010, Loughborough, UK. IEEE. ISBN: 978-1-4244-7306-9/10. pp. 473-476.
    Size constraints and mutual coupling on the performance of a two-element PIFA assembly are investigated for a design frequency of 2.4 GHz. A benchmark antenna assembly, employing a normal metallic ground plane is compared ...
  • Calculation of the Spatial Envelope Correlation Between Two Antennas in Terms of the System Scattering Parameters Including Conducting Losses. 

    Dama, Y.A.S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Zhou, D., Jones, S.M.R., Child, M. B. and Excell, P. S. (2010). Calculation of the Spatial Envelope Correlation Between Two Antennas in Terms of the System Scattering Parameters Including Conducting Losses. In: Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC10), 8-9 November 2010, Loughborough, UK. pp. 513-516, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7306-9/10.
    The envelope correlation for a two-element antenna array may be calculated using the antenna radiation fields, or more simply from the scattering parameters of the system. The use of scattering parameters provides a ...
  • Interaction Between Electromagnetic Field and Human Body for Dual Band Balanced Antenna Using Hybrid Computational Method 

    Alhaddad AG, Ramli KN, Abd-Alhameed RA et al (2010) Interaction Between Electromagnetic Field and Human Body for Dual Band Balanced Antenna Using Hybrid Computational Method. In: Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC10), 8-9 Nov 2010, Loughborough, UK. IEEE.
    This paper describes a hybrid computational method which efficiently models the interaction between a small antenna placed in proximity with the human body. Results for several test cases of placed in different locations ...
  • Analysis of heat partition ratio in vehicle braking processes. 

    Loizou, A., Qi, H.S. and Day, A. J. (2009). Analysis of heat partition ratio in vehicle braking processes. In: Braking 2009: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Automobile Division Conference, St Williams College, York, 9-10 June, 2009. London: IMechE.
    An examination of the heat partition ratio between the friction surfaces of a disc braking system is presented using finite element analysis (FEA). This includes a 2D static analysis of two semi-infinite bodies in contact ...
  • Satellite Communications [Editorial] 

    Sheriff RE, Donner A and Vanelli-Coralli A (2007). Satellite Communications [Editorial]. EURASIP Journal on wireless communications and networking. Vol. 2007, Article ID 58964, 2 pages. DOI:10.1155/2007/58964
    We are delighted to bring to you this special issue on satellite communications, which we have prepared as part of the spreading of excellence remit of the satellite communications network of excellence (SatNEx). The ...
  • The 2013 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 12th Workshop Proceeedings. 

    Sheriff, R. E. (Ed.). (2013). Electronics and Telecommunications Research Seminar Series: 12th Workshop Proceeedings,10 April 2013. Bradford: University of Bradford. School of Engineering, Design and Technology. 182 pages.
    This is the twelfth workshop to be organised under the postgraduate programmes in electrical and electronic engineering (EEE). In total, thirty-four papers from forty-nine submissions have been selected for the Proceedings. ...