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  • Back to the future: Assessing the damage of 2004 DHAKA FLOOD in The 2050 urban environment (journal article) 

    Khan, David M.; Verbeek, William; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Islam, F.; Pervin, I.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (Wiley, 2015-12-08)
    Planning to make a city flood resilient needs proper assessment of future conditions. Urban growth models are being used as a planning tool for city development. Within the project Collaborative Research in Flood Resilience ...
  • Back to the future: Assessing the impact of the 2004 flood in Dhaka in 2050 (conference paper) 

    Khan, David M.; Taher, Imtiaz; Veerbeek, William; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2013)
    Planning to make a city flood resilient needs proper assessment of the future conditions. Urban growth models are being used as a planning tool for City development. Within the CORFU project flood management strategies ...
  • Balancing of mixed-model parallel U-shaped assembly lines considering model sequences 

    Kucukkoc, I; Zhang, DZ (Taylor & Francis for International Foundation for Production Research (IFPR), 2017-04-12)
    As a consequence of increasing interests in customised products, mixed-model lines have become the most significant components of today’s manufacturing systems to meet surging consumer demand. Also, U-shaped assembly lines ...
  • Balancing of mixed-model two-sided assembly lines with underground workstations: A mathematical model and ant colony optimization algorithm 

    Kucukkoc, I; Li, Z; Karaoglan, AD; Zhang, Z (Elsevier, 2018-08-21)
    Mixed-model assembly lines allow the production of different product variants in mass quantities on the same assembly line. In studies addressing mixed-model assembly with two-sided lines, assembly line stations are ...
  • Balancing of parallel U-shaped assembly lines 

    Kucukkoc, Ibrahim; Zhang, David Z. (Elsevier, 2015-06-11)
    A new hybrid assembly line design, called Parallel U-shaped Assembly Line system, is introduced and characterised along with numerical examples for the first time. Different from existing studies on U-shaped lines, we ...
  • Baseline study in environmental risk assessment: Escalating need for computer models to be whole-system approach 

    Butt, TE; Gouda, HM; Alam, A; Javadi, AA; Nunns, MA; Allen, TJ (Taylor & Francis:, 2017-03-04)
    Despite landfills having the potential to pollute the environment both during their operation and long after they have ceased to receive waste, they remain a dominant waste management option, particularly in the UK. In ...
  • Battle of background leakage assessment for Water Networks (BBLAWN) at WDSA conference 2014 

    Giustolisi, O.; Berardi, L.; Laucelli, D.; Savic, Dragan; Walski, T.; Brunone, B. (Elsevier, 2014)
    The Battle of Background Leakage Assessment for Water Networks (BBLAWN) is the fifth in a series of "Battle Competitions" dating back to the Battle of the Water Networks (BWN) in 1985 and, more recently, the Battle of the ...
  • The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) 

    Marchi, A.; Salomons, E; Ostfeld, A.; Kapelan, Zoran; Simpson, A; Zecchin, A. C.; Maier, H.R.; Wu, Z; Elsayed, S; Song, Y; Walski, T.; Stokes, C; Wu, W; Dandy, G.C.; Alvisi, S; Creaco, Enrico; Franchini, Marco; Saldarriaga, J; Páez, D; Hernandez, David; Bohórquez, J; Bent, R; Coffrin, C; Judi, D; McPherson, T; van Hentenryck, P; Matos, J; Monteiro, A; Matias, N; Yoo, D; Lee, H; Kim, J; Iglesias-Rey, P; Martínez-Solano, F; Mora-Meliá, D; Ribelles-Aguilar, J; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Reed, P.M.; Wang, Qi; Liu, H; McClymont, K; Johns, Matthew B.; Keedwell, Edward; Kandiah, V; Jasper, M; Drake, K; Shafiee, E; Barandouzi, M; Berglund, A; Brill, D; Mahinthakumar, G; Ranjithan, R; Zechman, E; Morley, Mark S.; Tricarico, Carla; de Marinis, G.; Tolson, B; Khedr, A; Asadzadeh, M (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013-05-18)
    The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) is the latest of a series of competitions related to the design and operation of water distribution systems (WDSs) undertaken within the Water Distribution Systems Analysis ...
  • A Bayesian Framework for Assessing the Strength Distribution of Composite Structures with Random Defects 

    Sandhu, A; Reinarz, A; Dodwell, T (Elsevier, 2018-08-31)
    This paper presents a novel stochastic framework to quantify the knock down in strength from out-of-plane wrinkles at the coupon level. The key innovation is a Markov Chain Monte Carlo algorithm which rigorously derives ...
  • Bayesian operational modal analysis of Jiangyin Yangtze River Bridge 

    Brownjohn, JMW; Au, S-K; Zhu, Y; Sun, Z; Li, B; Bassitt, J; Hudson, E; Sun, H (Elsevier, 2018-03-30)
    Vibration testing of long span bridges is becoming a commissioning requirement, yet such exercises represent the extreme of experimental capability, with challenges for instrumentation (due to frequency range, resolution ...
  • A Bayesian Updating Framework for Simulating Marine Energy Converter Drive Train Reliability 

    Ewing, FJ; Waldron, B; Thies, PR (Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS), 2017-05-03)
    INTRODUCTION: Accurately quantifying and assessing the reliability of Marine Energy Converters (MEC’s) is critical for the successful commercialization of the industry. Without improvements in reliability and hence reductions ...
  • A BEMT model for a high solidity, hubless and ducted tidal stream turbine 

    Allsop, S; Peyrard, C; Thies, PR (Tidal Energy Research Group, 2016-03)
    A Blade Element Momentum Theory (BEMT) model for ‘conventional’ 3 bladed designs of Tidal Stream Turbine (TST) is presented, with validations from scale model experiments carried out in a cavitation tunnel. Assumptions and ...
  • Benchmarking energy consumption and CO2 emissions from rainwater harvesting systems: an improved method by proxy 

    Ward, Sarah; Butler, David; Memon, Fayyaz (IWA (International Water Association), 2010)
    Life cycle analyses (LCAs) show the main operational energy contribution for rainwater-harvesting (RWH) systems come from ultraviolet (UV) disinfection and pumping rainwater from tank to building. Simple methods of estimating ...
  • Best practice report - installation procedures 

    Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-03)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Task 3. 6: ‘Installation Procedures’ and has been produced in a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. In this report different elements are ...
  • Best practice report – mooring of floating marine renewable energy devices 

    Weller, S; Johanning, L; Davies, P (MERIFIC, 2013-09)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3: ‘Dynamic Behaviour of Marine Energy Devices’ involving the collaboration of IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer) in France and the ...
  • Best practice report – operation and maintenance requirements 

    Weller, S; Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-01)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3.6: ‘Operation and Maintenance requirements’ and has been produced as a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. The report provides ...
  • Beyond von-Neumann computing with nanoscale phase-change memory devices 

    Wright, CD; Hosseini, P; Vazquez-Diosdado, JA (Wiley, 2013-05-13)
    Historically, the application of phase-change materials and devices has been limited to the provision of non-volatile memories. Recently however the potential has been demonstrated for using phase-change devices as the ...
  • Bifurcation analysis of a rigid impact oscillator with bilinear damping 

    Zhang, L; Jiang, H; Liu, Y (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2018-03-12)
    This paper studies a rigid impact oscillator with bilinear damping developed as the mechanical model of an impulsive switched system. The stability and the bifurcation of periodic orbits in the impact oscillator are ...
  • Bio-inspired iridescent layer-by-layer assembled cellulose nanocrystal Bragg stacks 

    Tzeng, P.; Hewson, D.J.; Vukusic, Peter; Eichhorn, Stephen J.; Grunlan, J.C. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
    Layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly was used to fabricate a synthetic analogue of the color producing multilayered structure commonly found in many biological systems, particularly Coleoptera. The resulting iridescent films ...
  • Biomechanical analysis of bone remodeling following mandibular reconstruction using fibula free flap 

    Yoda, N; Zheng, K; Chen, J; Liao, Z; Koyama, S; Peck, C; Swain, M; Sasaki, K; Li, Q (Elsevier, 2018-06)
    Whilst the newly established biomechanical conditions following mandibular reconstruction using fibula free flap can be a critical determinant for achieving favorable bone union, little has been known about their association ...