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  • Ambient vibration re-testing and operational modal analysis of the Humber Bridge 

    Brownjohn, James; Magalhaes, Felipe; Caetano, Elsa; Cunha, Alvaro (Elsevier, 2010-08)
    An ambient vibration survey of the Humber Bridge was carried out in July 2008 by a combined team from the UK, Portugal and Hong Kong. The exercise had several purposes that included the evaluation of current technology ...
  • Ambient vibration studies for system identification of tall buildings 

    Brownjohn, James (Wiley, 2002-10-29)
    The performance of a building under wind and seismic loads depends on stiffness and mass distribution, and may be estimated using finite element codes. Experience has, however, shown that such finite element models often ...
  • Ambient vibration survey of the Bosporus Suspension Bridge 

    Brownjohn, James; Dumanoglu, AA; Severn, RT; Blakeborough, AB (Wiley, 1989-02)
    Traffic and wind excitation has been used to obtain the dynamic characteristics of the first Bosporus (Bogazici) Suspension Bridge. Structural symmetry and the absence of suspended side-spans allowed attention to be focused ...
  • Ambient vibration survey of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet (Second Bosporus) Suspension Bridge 

    Brownjohn, James; Dumanoglu, AA; Severn, RT (Wiley, 1992)
    Ambient accelerations due to dynamic excitation by wind and traffic were measured on the deck, towers, cables and hangers of the Fatih suspension bridge. From these measurements it was possible to obtain natural frequencies, ...
  • Ambipolar diffusion in low-mass star formation. I. General comparison with the ideal MHD case 

    Masson, J; Chabrier, G; Hennebelle, P; Vaytet, N; Commerçon, B (EDP Sciences, 2016-02-12)
    In this paper, we provide a more accurate description of the evolution of the magnetic flux redistribution during prestellar core collapse by including resistive terms in the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) equations. We focus ...
  • AMI-LA radio continuum observations of Spitzer c2d small clouds and cores: Perseus region 

    Scaife, Anna M.M.; Hatchell, Jennifer; Davies, Matthew; Franzen, Thomas M.O.; Grainge, Keith J.B.; Hobson, Michael P.; Hurley-Walker, Natasha; Lasenby, Anthony N.; Olamaie, Malak; Perrott, Yvette C.; Pooley, Guy G.; Rodríguez-Gonzálvez, Carmen; Saunders, Richard D.E.; Schammel, Michel P.; Scott, Paul F.; Shimwell, Timothy; Titterington, David; Waldram, Elizabeth (Oxford University Press / Royal Astronomical Society, 2011)
    We present deep radio continuum observations of the cores identified as deeply embedded young stellar objects in the Perseus molecular cloud by the Spitzer c2d programme at a wavelength of 1.8 cm with the Arcminute Microkelvin ...
  • Amplified mid-latitude planetary waves favour particular regional weather extremes 

    Screen, James A.; Simmonds, Ian (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    There has been an ostensibly large number of extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere mid-latitudes during the past decade [1]. An open question that is critically important for scientists and policy makers is ...
  • Analog wormholes and black hole laser effects in hydrodynamics 

    Peloquin, C; Euvé, L-P; Philbin, T; Rousseaux, G (American Physical Society, 2016-04-18)
    We numerically study water wave packets on a spatially varying countercurrent in the presence of surface tension. Depending on the details of the velocity profile, we show that traversable and bidirectional analogue wormholes ...
  • Analysis of anchor-size effects on pinned scroll waves and measurement of filament rigidity. 

    Nakouzi, E; Jiménez, ZA; Biktashev, V. N.; Steinbock, O (American Physical Society, 2014-04-02)
    Inert, spherical heterogeneities can pin three-dimensional scroll waves in the excitable Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction. Three pinning sites cause initially circular rotation backbones to approach equilateral triangles. The ...
  • An analysis of domestic water consumption in Jaipur, India 

    Sadr, SMK; Memon, Fayyaz; Jain, A; Gulati, S; Duncan, AP; Hussein, W; Savić, Dragan; Butler, David (SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2016-04)
    Aim: To explore the relation between water consumption and water use behaviour and attitudes, and devices applied in households in urban areas in India. Methodology and study site: This paper presents the results of a ...
  • An analysis of domestic water consumption in Jaipur, India 

    Sadr, SMK; Memon, Fayyaz; Jain, A; Gulati, S; Duncan, AP; Hussein, W; Savić, Dragan; Butler, David (SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2016-04)
    Aim: To explore the relation between water consumption and water use behaviour and attitudes, and devices applied in households in urban areas in India. Methodology and study site: This paper presents the results of a ...
  • An analysis of the combined consequences of pluvial and fluvial flooding 

    Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Leandro, Jorge; Savic, Dragan (IWA Publishing, 2010)
    Intense rainfall in urban areas often generates both pluvial flooding due to the limited capacity of drainage systems, as well as fluvial flooding caused by deluges from river channels. The concurrence of pluvial and fluvial ...
  • Analysis of the functional morphology of mouthparts of the beetle Priacma serrata, and a discussion of possible food sources. 

    Hörnschemeyer, T; Bond, J; Young, PG (Oxford University Press / Entomological Society of America, 2013-11-12)
    With the help of scanning electron microscopy, high resolution X-ray tomography (µCT), and finite element analysis, the mechanical and functional properties of the mandibles and associated muscles of the beetle Priacma ...
  • An analysis of the interface between evolutionary algorithm operators and problem features for water resources problems. A case study in water distribution network design 

    McClymont, Kent; Keedwell, Edward; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2015-02-07)
    Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) have been widely employed to solve water resources problems for nearly two decades with much success. However, recent research in hyperheuristics has raised the possibility of developing ...
  • Analysis of the sign-dependent switching observed in a hybrid aligned nematic cell 

    Cornford, Stephen Leslie; Taphouse, T. S.; Sambles, J. Roy (Institute of Physics and Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, 2009)
    An optical waveguide experiment was used to study the influence of dc electric fields on a hybrid aligned nematic liquid crystal cell. This dc switching differed from ac switching in two ways: first, the equilibrium states ...
  • Analytical and numerical solutions of the Local Inertial Equations 

    Martins, Ricardo; Leandro, Jorge; Djordjevic, Slobodan (Elsevier for Pergamon, 2016-05)
    Neglecting the convective terms in the Saint-Venant Equations (SVE) in flood hydrodynamic modelling can be done without a loss in accuracy of the simulation results. In this case the Local Inertial Equations (LInE) are ...
  • An analytical approach to initiation of propagating fronts 

    Idris, I.; Biktashev, V. N. (American Physical Society, 2008)
    We consider the problem of initiation of a propagating wave in a one-dimensional excitable fibre. In the Zeldovich-Frank-Kamenetsky equation, a.k.a. Nagumo equation, the key role is played by the "critical nucleus'' solution ...
  • Analytical model for BTEX natural attenuation in the presence of fuel ethanol and its anaerobic metabolite acetate 

    da Silva, Marcio L.B.; Gomez, Diego E.; Alvarez, Pedro J. J. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Flow-through column studies were conducted to mimic the natural attenuation of ethanol and BTEX mixtures, and to consider potential inhibitory effects of ethanol and its anaerobic metabolite acetate on BTEX biodegradation. ...
  • An analytical model for nanoscale electrothermal probe recording on phase-change media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2006)
    Scanning probe memories are now emerging as a means of achieving nanoscale resolution data storage. The use of microscopic conductive tips in contact with a phase-change material to record data as amorphous and crystalline ...
  • An Analytical Model for On-chip Interconnects in Multimedia Embedded Systems 

    Wu, Yulei; Min, Geyong; Zhu, Dakai; Yang, Laurence T. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2013)
    The traffic pattern has significant impact on the performance of network-on-chip. Many recent studies have shown that multimedia applications can be supported in on-chip interconnects. Driven by the motivation of evaluating ...