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  • ICE report T1.1.1: An overview of renewable energy supply potential 

    Hardwick, J; Smith, H; Fitch-Roy, O; Connor, PM; Sundaram, S (University of Exeter, 2018-02-26)
    Introduction. This report reviews available renewable energy technologies for remote communities, outlines appropriate methodologies for assessing the available resources, and identifies key constraints. A parallel report, ...
  • ICE report T1.4 - A Community Specific Assessment of Local Energy 

    Hardwick, JP; Zheng, S; Smith, H; Fitch-Roy, O; Williams, J; Connor, P; Sundaram, S; Iglesias, G (University of Exeter, 2018-03-13)
    This report builds on the output generated in ICE reports T1.1.1 and T1.1.2 to assess the current generation and demand characteristics for the two target sites: the island of Ushant off Northwest France and the University ...
  • ICE Report T2.1.1 - Smart peripheral territories transitions: Literature review and current status 

    Matthew, GJ; Fitch-Roy, O; Connor, P; Woodman, B (University of Exeter, 2018-06-19)
    There is a wide range of literature relevant to smart energy island transitions. The insights afforded by a general literature addressing electricity system planning, has been incorporated into a burgeoning literature ...
  • ICE report T2.1.2 - ICE general methodology 

    Matthew, GS; Fitch-Roy, OWF; Connor, PM; Woodman, B; Thies, P; Hussain, E; Mahmood, H; Abusara, M; Yan, X; Hardwick, J; Smith, H; Bailey, E; Devine-Wright, P; Stephanides, P; Bazin, J; Williams, J; Chalvatzis, K (University of Exeter, 2018-06-21)
    This document describes a proposed methodological approach to the design and implementation of smart energy island systems. It is informed by a desk review of the available literature on smart energy islands (see T2.1.1 ...
  • Identification of leakages by calibration of WDS models 

    Fiorini Morosini, A.; Veltri, P.; Costanzo, F.; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2014)
    Leakage detection is critical for the proper management of water distribution systems (WDS). This paper proposes a leak detection approach based on a Bayesian calibration method. The methodology uses a newly formulated ...
  • Identification of mass–spring–damper model of walking humans 

    Shahabpoor, E; Pavic, Aleksandar; Racic, Vitomir (Elsevier, 2015-12-23)
    Interaction of walking people with vibrating structures is known to be an important yet challenging phenomenon to simulate. Despite of its considerable effects on the structural response, no properly formulated and ...
  • Identification of measurement points for calibration of water distribution network models 

    Fiorini Morosini, A.; Costanzo, F.; Veltri, P.; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2014)
    Much importance is given to determining the input data for water distribution system networks, particularly with regard to urban networks, because the design and the management of WDS are based on a verification model. ...
  • Identification of systems containing nonlinear stiffnesses using backbone curves 

    Londoño, JM; Cooper, JE; Neild, SA (Elsevier, 2016-03-04)
    This paper presents a method for the dynamic identification of structures containing discrete nonlinear stiffnesses. The approach requires the structure to be excited at a single resonant frequency, enabling measurements ...
  • Identification of unusual events in multi-channel bridge monitoring data 

    Omenzetter, P; Brownjohn, James; Moyo, P (Elsevier, 2004-03)
    Continuously operating instrumented structural health monitoring (SHM) systems are becoming a practical alternative to replace visual inspection for assessment of condition and soundness of civil infrastructure such as ...
  • Identifying key sources of uncertainty in the modelling of greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment 

    Sweetapple, Christine; Fu, Guangtao; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2013)
    This study investigates sources of uncertainty in the modelling of greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment, through the use of local and global sensitivity analysis tools, and contributes to an in-depth understanding ...
  • Identifying loading and response mechanisms from ten years of performance monitoring of a tall building 

    Brownjohn, James; Pan, Tso-Chien (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008-01)
    In 1993 Shimizu Corporation provided the opportunity to record manually readings of stress and strain gauges they had embedded at the 18th storey of a 65-storey office tower under construction in Singapore. Static readings ...
  • Identifying sensitive sources and key control handles for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment 

    Sweetapple, Christine; Fu, Guangtao; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2014-06-11)
    This research investigates the effects of adjusting control handle values on greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment, and reveals critical control handles and sensitive emission sources for control through the ...
  • III-V quantum light source and cavity-QED on silicon. 

    Luxmoore, IJ; Toro, R; Del Pozo-Zamudio, O; Wasley, NA; Chekhovich, EA; Sanchez, AM; Beanland, R; Fox, AM; Skolnick, MS; Liu, HY; Tartakovskii, AI (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-02-07)
    Non-classical light sources offer a myriad of possibilities in both fundamental science and commercial applications. Single photons are the most robust carriers of quantum information and can be exploited for linear optics ...
  • Image-based software solutions for advanced materials processing and characterization 

    Agarwal, Y; Smigaj, W; Young, PG; Cotton, R; Tompsett, P (Elsevier, 2017-04-28)
    New image-based solutions are being developed for advanced materials processing and characterization, which involve working with and creating high-quality models from scan data (such as MRI, CT, micro-CT…). Techniques ...
  • Impact Assessment of Household Demand Saving Technologies on System Water and Energy Use 

    Bello-Dambatta, Aisha; Kapelan, Zoran; Butler, David (SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2014-04)
    Climate change, population growth, migration, urbanisation, and ageing infrastructure will all impose significant strains on the urban water services in Europe, and cities across Europe will experience increasingly frequent ...
  • Impact of flood disasters on Taiwan in the last quarter century 

    Teng, Wei-Hsien; Hsu, Ming-Hsi; Wu, Chung-Hsing; Chen, Albert S. (Springer Verlag, 2006)
    The increasing natural disasters, especially floods during the last quarter century, are raising the economic losses in Taiwan. The most severe hazard in Taiwan is flooding induced by typhoons and storms in summer and ...
  • The impact of new developments on river water quality from an integrated system modelling perspective 

    Fu, Guangtao; Butler, David; Khu, Soon-Thiam (Elsevier, 2009)
    New housing areas are a ubiquitous feature of modern life in the developing and developed world alike built in response to rising social, demographic and economic pressures. Inevitably, these new developments will have an ...
  • Impact of system factors on the water saving efficiency of household grey water recycling 

    Liu, S.; Butler, David; Memon, Fayyaz; Makropoulos, C.; Wang, Qi (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
    A general concern when considering the implementation of domestic grey water recycling is to understand the impacts of system factors on water saving efficiency. Key factors include household occupancy, storage volumes, ...
  • Impact of water and solution of glycerol on the treatment of sediment by cement 

    Estabragh, AR; Kouchakzadeh, M; Javadi, AA (Taylor & Francis for International Society for Concrete Pavements, 2018-05-24)
    In this paper, the effect of glycerol solution on the behaviour of a sediment of a clay soil and its treatment was investigated through a programme of experimental tests. Laboratory tests were conducted to study settlement ...
  • Impacts of heating and surfactant treatments on the geotechnical properties of a cohesive soil 

    Estabragh, AR; Babalar, M; Javadi, AA; Afsari, E (Elsevier, 2017-12-02)
    An experimental investigation was performed to assess the effect of heating and surfactant on treatment of a soil contaminated with gasoline. Contaminated soil samples were prepared by adding 5, 10 and 15% weight of gasoline ...