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Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models (2017)
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Fanan, A., Riley, N., Mehdawi, M., & Alfahad, O. (2017). Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models. Telfor Journal, 9(2), 80-85. https://doi.org/10.5937/telfor1702080f

Cognitive Radio has now become a realistic option for the solution of the spectrum scarcity problem in wireless communication. TV channels (the primary user) can be protected from secondary-user interference by accurate prediction of TV White Spaces... Read More about Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models.

A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D., Mi, J., Wang, C., Koe, B., King, A., …Connolley, T. (2017). A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing. Acta Materialia, 141, 142-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.09.010

Using synchrotron X-ray high speed radiography, the fragmentation and refinement of pre-existing primary Al2Cu intermetallic dendrites induced by ultrasonic melt processing in a hypereutectic Al-35% Cu alloy were studied in-situ and in real time. The... Read More about A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing.

Energy saving potential of a counter-flow regenerative evaporative cooler for various climates of China: Experiment-based evaluation (2017)
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Duan, Z., Zhao, X., Zhan, C., Dong, X., & Chen, H. (2017). Energy saving potential of a counter-flow regenerative evaporative cooler for various climates of China: Experiment-based evaluation. Energy and Buildings, 148, 199-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.04.012

© 2017 Recently there has been growing interest in regenerative evaporative coolers (REC), which can reduce the temperature of the supply air to below the wet-bulb of intake air and approach its dew-point. In this paper, we designed, fabricated and e... Read More about Energy saving potential of a counter-flow regenerative evaporative cooler for various climates of China: Experiment-based evaluation.

Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of a compact regenerative evaporative cooler: towards low energy cooling for buildings (2017)
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Duan, Z., Zhao, X., & Li, J. (2017). Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of a compact regenerative evaporative cooler: towards low energy cooling for buildings. Energy, 140(1), 506-519. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.08.110

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd The urges of reducing energy use and carbon footprint in buildings have prompted the developments of regenerative evaporative coolers (RECs). However, the physical dimensions of RECs have to be designed enormous in order to delive... Read More about Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of a compact regenerative evaporative cooler: towards low energy cooling for buildings.

An evaluation of the scanning electron microscope mirror effect to study viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites (2017)
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Ge, C., Wang, B., & Fancey, K. S. (2017). An evaluation of the scanning electron microscope mirror effect to study viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites. Materials Today Communications, 12, 79-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2017.07.001

A viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composite (VPPMC) is produced by applying tensile creep to polymeric fibres, the creep load being removed before the fibres are moulded into a resin matrix. Following matrix curing, the viscoelastically... Read More about An evaluation of the scanning electron microscope mirror effect to study viscoelastically prestressed polymeric matrix composites.

Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler (2017)
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Xu, P., Ma, X., Zhao, X., & Fancey, K. (2017). Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler. Applied energy, 203, 761-777 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.06.095

This paper presents an experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler which, by employing a super performance wet material layer, innovative heat and mass exchanger and intermittent water supply scheme, has achieved a signific... Read More about Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler.

Computational biomechanics changes our view on insect head evolution (2017)
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Blanke, A., Watson, P. J., Holbrey, R., & Fagan, M. J. (2017). Computational biomechanics changes our view on insect head evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1848), https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2412

© 2017 The Author(s) Published by the Royal Society. All rights reserved. Despite large-scale molecular attempts, the relationships of the basal winged insect lineages dragonflies, mayflies and neopterans, are still unresolved. Other data sources, su... Read More about Computational biomechanics changes our view on insect head evolution.

Conceptual development of a novel photovoltaic-thermoelectric system and preliminary economic analysis (2016)
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Li, G., Zhao, X., & Ji, J. (2016). Conceptual development of a novel photovoltaic-thermoelectric system and preliminary economic analysis. Energy Conversion and Management, 126, 935-943 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2016.08.074

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Photovoltaic-thermoelectric (PV-TE) hybrid system is one typical electrical production based on the solar wide-band spectral absorption. However the PV-TE system appears to be economically unfeasible owing to the significantly hig... Read More about Conceptual development of a novel photovoltaic-thermoelectric system and preliminary economic analysis.

Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems (2016)
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Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2017). Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems. International journal of robust and nonlinear control, 27(5), 761-780 . https://doi.org/10.1002/rnc.3597

This paper proposes an integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control (FTC) design for Lipschitz non-linear systems subject to uncertainty, disturbance, and actuator/sensor faults. A non-linear unknown input observer without rank requirement... Read More about Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems.

A bistable morphing composite using viscoelastically generated prestress (2015)
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Wang, B., & Fancey, K. S. (2015). A bistable morphing composite using viscoelastically generated prestress. Materials letters, 158(November), 108-110 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2015.05.129

Elastically generated prestress within polymeric composites can be used to create bistable morphing structures; i.e. they can ‘snap through’ between one of two states. In this paper, a morphing bistable structure has been produced, utilising viscoela... Read More about A bistable morphing composite using viscoelastically generated prestress.

Recurring patterns of atrial fibrillation in surface ECG predict restoration of sinus rhythm by catheter ablation (2014)
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Di Marco, L. Y., Raine, D., Bourke, J. P., & Langley, P. (2014). Recurring patterns of atrial fibrillation in surface ECG predict restoration of sinus rhythm by catheter ablation. Computers in biology and medicine, 54, 172-179 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2014.09.005

Background Non-invasive tools to help identify patients likely to benefit from catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF) would facilitate personalised treatment planning. Aim To investigate atrial waveform organisation through recurrence plo... Read More about Recurring patterns of atrial fibrillation in surface ECG predict restoration of sinus rhythm by catheter ablation.

Extracting fetal heart beats from maternal abdominal recordings: Selection of the optimal principal components (2014)
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Di Maria, C., Liu, C., Zheng, D., Murray, A., & Langley, P. (2014). Extracting fetal heart beats from maternal abdominal recordings: Selection of the optimal principal components. Physiological Measurement, 35(8), 1649-1664 . https://doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/35/8/1649

This study presents a systematic comparison of different approaches to the automated selection of the principal components (PC) which optimise the detection of maternal and fetal heart beats from non-invasive maternal abdominal recordings. A public d... Read More about Extracting fetal heart beats from maternal abdominal recordings: Selection of the optimal principal components.


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