Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2017

Understanding of exchange bias in ferromagnetic/antiferromagnetic bilayers

Pankratova, M., Kovalev, A. & Žukovič, M., 22 Sep 2017, Exchange Bias: From Thin Film to Nanogranular and Bulk Systems. CRC Press, p. 205-231 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hysteresis loops
Magnetization
frequency modulation
hysteresis
magnetization
2016

An Overview of Optical Wireless Communications

Ghassemlooy, Z., Uysal, M., Khalighi, M. A., Ribeiro, V., Moll, F., Zvanovec, S. & Belmonte, A., 26 Aug 2016, Optical Wireless Communications. Signals and Communication Technology. Springer, p. 1-23 (Optical Wireless Communications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication
Space optics
Communication systems
Bandwidth

Bioplastics: New Routes, New Products

Ross, G., Ross, S. & Tighe, B. J., 11 Oct 2016, Brydson's Plastics Materials: Eighth Edition. Elsevier, p. 631-652 22 p. Chapter 23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Plastics
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Acids
Biodegradation
Carbon Dioxide

Catalytic fast pyrolysis for improved liquid quality

Banks, S. W. & Bridgwater, A. V., 2016, Handbook of biofuels production: processes and technologies. Luque, R., Lin, C. S. K., Wilson, K. & Clark, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, p. 391-429 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biomass
Catalysts
Climate change

Combining data mining and text mining for detection of early stage dementia: the SAMS framework

Bull, C. N., Asfiandy, D., Gledson, A., Mellor, J., Couth, S., Stringer, G., Rayson, P. E., Sutcliffe, A. G. S., Keane, J., Zeng, X-J., Burns, A., Leroi, I., Ballard, C. & Sawyer, P. H., 23 May 2016, Resources and ProcessIng of linguistic and extra-linguistic Data from people with various forms of cognitive/psychiatric impairments (RaPID '16) workshop. p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Electronic mail
Data mining

Combining mouse and keyboard events with higher level desktop actions to detect mild cognitive impairment

Gledson, A., Asfiandy, D., Mellor, J., Omer Faraj Ba-Dhfari, T., Stringer, G., Couth, S., Burns, A., Leroi, I., Zeng, X-J., Keane, J., Bull, C. N., Rayson, P. E., Sutcliffe, A. G. S. & Sawyer, P. H., 4 Oct 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI). IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Security of data
Experiments
Monitoring

Controlling chimera patterns in networks: Interplay of structure, noise, and delay

Zakharova, A., Loos, S. A. M., Siebert, J., Gjurchinovski, A., Claussen, J. C. & Schöll, E., 23 Jan 2016, Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems. Understanding Complex Systems. Schöll, E., Klapp, S. & Hövel, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 3-23 21 p. (Understanding Complex Systems; vol. 0).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Time delay

Effects of Micro- and Nano-cellulose on Tensile and Morphological Properties of Montmorillonite Nanoclay Reinforced Polylactic Acid Nanocomposites

Arjmandi, R., 2016, Nanoclay Reinforced Polymer Composites.

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Evolutionary dynamics: How payoffs and global feedback control the stability

Claussen, J. C., 23 Jan 2016, Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems. Understanding Complex Systems. Schöll, E., Klapp, S. & Hövel, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 461-470 10 p. (Understanding Complex Systems; vol. 0).

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Feedback control
Economics
Population dynamics
Ecosystems
Differential equations

FPGA-DSP controllers for DC-DC converters in renewable energy applications

Hu, Y., Cao, W. & Li, C., May 2016, Control circuits in power electronics: practical issues in design and implementation. Castilla, M. (ed.). IET, p. 241-266 26 p. (Energy Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

DC-DC converters
Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Controllers
Electric potential
Solar energy

Heterogeneous Catalysis for Perfumery Chemicals

Srinivasan, K., Manayil, J. C. & Antonyraj, C. A., 27 Apr 2016, Industrial Catalytic Processes for Fine and Specialty Chemicals. Elsevier, p. 463-508 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Catalysis
Perfume
Intellectual Property
Food and Beverages
Soaps

Hydrophilic polymers

Erothu, H. & Kumar, A. C., 7 Oct 2016, Biomedical applications of polymeric materials and composites. Francis, R. & Kumar, D. S. (eds.). Weinheim (DE): Wiley-VCH Verlag, p. 163-185 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Polymers
Natural polymers
Pyran Copolymer
Water
Antiviral agents

ISSUES AND BENEFITS OF USING BIOENERGY IN SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL VULNERABLE AREAS: PROBLEMAS E BENEFÍCIOS NO USO DE BIOENERGIA EM ÁREAS DE VULNERABILIDADE SÓCIO-AMBIENTAL

Blanco Sanchez, P. H., 28 Oct 2016, Annals of the IV Workshop Production and appropriation of new energy sources: effects, conflicts and alternatives. Goiania, Brazil, p. 167-176

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Monitoring dementia with automatic eye movements analysis

Zhang, Y., Wilcockson, T., Kim, K. I., Crawford, T. J., Gellersen, H-W. G. & Sawyer, P. H., 9 Jun 2016, Intelligent Decision Technologies 2016. Springer, p. 299-309 11 p. (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Eye movements
Monitoring
Computational methods
Deterioration
Health

Ocular biotribology and the contact lens: Surface interactions and ocular response

Mann, A. & Tighe, B. J., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 45-74 30 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

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Contact lenses
Lubrication
Vision aids
Joint prostheses
Wear of materials

Optics and chaos: Chaotic, rogue, and noisy optical dissipative solitons

Kalashnikov, V. L., 1 Jun 2016, Handbook of Applications of Chaos Theory. CRC Press, p. 587-626 40 p.

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Dissipative Solitons
Optical Solitons
Optics
Chaos
Solitons

Physicochemical properties of hydrogels for use in ophthalmology

Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 75-100 26 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ophthalmology
Hydrogels
Interpenetrating polymer networks
Water
Hydrogel

Polarization Speckles and Skin Applications

Lee, T. K., Tchvialeva, L., Markhvida, I., Zeng, H., Lui, H., Doronin, A., Meglinski, I. & McLean, D. I., 19 Aug 2016, Imaging in Dermatology. Hamblin, M. R., Avci, P. & Gupta, G. K. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 77-87 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin
Skin Neoplasms
Dermatology
Melanoma

Production of biodiesel via catalytic upgrading and refining of sustainable oleagineous feedstocks

Tajuddin, N. A., Lee, A. F. & Wilson, K., 2016, Handbook of biofuels production: processes and technologies. Luque, R., Lin, C. S. K., Wilson, K. & Clark, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, p. 121-164 44 p.

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Biodiesel
Feedstocks
Refining
Crops
Catalysts

Remanufacturing and Whole-Life Costing of Lightweight Components

Xu, Y., Sanchez, J. F. & Njuguna, J., 19 Feb 2016, Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport: Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance. Elsevier, p. 373-383 11 p. Chapter 15

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Costs

State-of-the-art intelligent gate drivers for IGBT power modules - monitoring, control and management at the heart of power converters

Ji, B., Cao, W. & Pickert, V., May 2016, Control circuits in power electronics: practical issues in design and implementation. Castilla, M. (ed.). IET, p. 309-335 27 p. (Energy Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Power converters
Power control
Semiconductor materials
Monitoring

Sustainable energy systems for seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Davies, P. A., 18 Mar 2016, Emerging membrane technology for sustainable water treatment. Singh, R. & Hankins, N. (eds.). Oxford (UK): Elsevier, p. 111-134 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reverse osmosis
Desalination
Seawater
Solar energy
Waste heat utilization

Synthetic polymer hydrogels

Kumar, A. C. & Erothu, H., 7 Oct 2016, Biomedical applications of polymeric materials and composites. Francis, R. & Kumar, D. S. (eds.). Weinheim (DE): Wiley-VCH Verlag, p. 141-162 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydrogels
Polymers
Gels
Artificial organs
Contact lenses

The ageing ocular surface: challenges for biomaterials design and function

Mann, A., Campbell, D. & Tighe, B. J., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 17-43 27 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Aging of materials

The development of biomaterials for contact lens applications: effects of wear modality on materials design

Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 369-399 31 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Contact lenses
Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Hydrogels
Wear of materials

The trust issue: implementing peer-assessment in an undergraduate professional development context

Peters, M. & Bartholomew, P., 2016, Assessing learning in Higher Education. Bartholomew, P., Branch, J. & Nygaard, C. (eds.). Faringdon (UK): Libri, p. 171-192 22 p. (The Learning in Higher Education Series).

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Using cognitive load theory to inform a problem based approach to learning engineering mathematics

Peters, M., May 2016, Problem-based learning: perspectives, methods and challenges. Henderson, R. (ed.). Nova science, p. 165-180 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

mathematics
engineering
learning environment
learning
engineer
2015

Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass for Transportation Fuels

Lappas, A. A., Kalogiannis, K. G., Iliopoulou, E. F., Triantafyllidis, K. S. & Stefanidis, S. D., 18 Dec 2015, Advances in Bioenergy: The Sustainability Challenge. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 45-56 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biomass
Pyrolysis
Catalysts
Catalyst deactivation
Alkalinity

Dementia and social sustainability: challenges for software engineering

Sawyer, P., Sutcliffe, A. G. S., Rayson, P. E. & Bull, C. N., May 2015, Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE '15 ). IEEE, p. 527-530 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Sustainable development
Software engineering
Monitoring
Health

Eigenvalue communications in nonlinear fiber channels

Prilepsky, J. E. & Turitsyn, S. K., 24 Nov 2015, Odyssey of light in nonlinear optical fibers: theory and applications. Porsezian, K. & Ganapathy, R. (eds.). Boca Raton, FL (US): CRC Press, p. 459-490 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fibers
Communication
Communication systems
Optical communication
Single mode fibers

Element characteristic tolerance for semi-batch fixed bed biomass pyrolysis

Lim, C. H., Mohammed, I. Y., Abakr, Y. A., Kabir Kazi, F., Yusup, S. & Lam, H. L., 1 Oct 2015, Chemical engineering transactions. Varbanov, P. S., Klemeš, J. J., Wan Alwi, S. R., Yong, J. Y. & Liu, X. (eds.). Milano (IT): AIDIC, p. 1285-1290 6 p. (Chemical engineering transactions; vol. 45).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Feedstocks
Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Ashes

Energy harvest: A possible solution to the open field stubble burning in Punjab, India

Sagi, S., Patel, A. R., Berry, R. F. & Singh, H., 1 Jan 2015, Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution. Jose, S. & Bhaskar, T. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 183-197 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

stubble
Crops
India
rice
Triticum

Organic Materials in Biomass

Alaswad, A., Benyounis, K. Y., Algoul, O., Dassisti, M. & Olabi, A. G., 30 Nov 2015, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Elsevier

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Biomass
Bioconversion
Manures
Algae
Fossil fuels

PEM Fuel Cell Cost Analysis during the Period (1998–2014)

Alaswad, A., Olabi, A. G., Palumbo, A. & Dassisti, M., 30 Nov 2015, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
Fuel cells
Electric vehicles
Costs
Industry

Polymer fiber bragg grating sensors and their applications

Webb, D. J., 2 Mar 2015, Optical Fiber Sensors: Advanced Techniques and Applications. CRC Press, p. 257-276 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
fibers
Fibers
sensors

Progress in the development of mesoporous solid acid and base catalysts for converting carbohydrates into platform chemicals

Tai, Z., Lee, A. F. & Wilson, K., 25 Sep 2015, Reaction pathways and mechanisms in thermocatalytic biomass conversion I: cellulose structure, depolymerization and conversion by heterogeneous catalysts. Schlaf, M. & Zhang, Z. C. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 123-169 47 p. (Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology).

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Fructose
Carbohydrates
Cellulose
Glucose
cellulose

The challenges of infrastructure procurement in emerging economies and implications for economic development: A case study of Ghana

Ankrah, N., Mante, J. & Ndekugri, I., 23 Oct 2015, Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies. Taylor & Francis, p. 174-201 28 p.

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The fatigue cracking of asphalt mixtures in tension and compression

Lytton, R. L., Zhang, Y., Luo, X. & Luo, R., 2 Apr 2015, Advances in asphalt materials: road and pavement construction. Huang, S-C. & Benedetto, H. D. (eds.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 243-272 30 p.

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2014

Adsorption Refrigeration

Rezk, A., Elsayed, A., Mahmoud, S. & Al-dadah, R., 2014, Advances in Engineering Research. Nova Science Publishers Inc, Vol. 8. p. 21-64 43 p. (Advances in Engineering Research; vol. 8).

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Refrigeration
Refrigerants
Adsorption
Sorption
Waste heat

A Semantic Deconstruction of Session Types

Bartoletti, M., Scalas, A. & Zunino, R., 2014, International Conference on Concurrency Theory. Springer, Vol. 8704. p. 402-418 (CONCUR 2014 – Concurrency Theory; vol. 8704).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics

Computational self-awareness and learning machines

Lewis, P. R., 2014, The Computer After Me: Awareness and Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems. World Scientific, p. 267-280 14 p.

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Learning systems

Dermal component-based optical modeling of skin translucency: Impact on skin color

Meglinski, I., Doronin, A., Bashkatov, A. N., Genina, E. A. & Tuchin, V. V., 31 Jul 2014, Computational Biophysics of the Skin. p. 25-61 37 p.

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Dynamic reconfiguration of component-based systems: A feature reification approach

Clark, T., Barn, B. S. & Kulkarni, V., 30 Jun 2014, Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing. IGI Global, Vol. 1. p. 76-102 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Service oriented architecture (SOA)
Topology
Industry

Markets and clouds: Adaptive and resilient computational resource allocation inspired by economics

Lewis, P. R., Faniyi, F., Bahsoon, R. & Yao, X., 23 Jun 2014, Adaptive, Dynamic, and Resilient Systems. Suri, N. & Cabri, G. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 285-318 34 p.

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Resource allocation
Economics
Adaptive systems
Large scale systems

Modelling, simulation, and analysis for enterprise architecture

Clark, T., Barn, B. & Kulkarni, V., 31 Aug 2014, Handbook of Research on Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering. IGI Global, p. 202-236 35 p.

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Computer simulation
Industry

The dismembered body

Rutty, G. N. & Hainsworth, S. V., 1 Jan 2014, Essentials of Autospy Practice: Advances, Update and Emerging Technologies. Springer, p. 59-87 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Extremities
Homicide
Wales
Police
England
2013

A causal model of the influence of pre-construction decision-making on accident causation

Manu, P. A., Ankrah, N. A., Subashini, S. & Proverbs, D., 1 Feb 2013, A Compendium of International Real Estate and Construction Issues. Nova Science Publishers Inc, Vol. 1. p. 53-68 16 p.

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Causal model
Causation
Construction project
Decision making
Accidents

How much force?

Hainsworth, S. V., 1 Jan 2013, Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice. Springer, p. 151-170 20 p.

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Weapons
Wounds and Injuries
Skin

Modeling personalised adaptive systems

Sutcliffe, A. & Sawyer, P., 2013, Advanced Information Systems Engineering. Springer, p. 178-192 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7908).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Adaptive systems
Taxonomies
Specifications

Monte carlo modeling of photon migration for the needs of biomedical optics and biophotonics

Meglinski, I. & Doronin, A., 23 Jul 2013, Advanced Biophotonics: Tissue Optical Sectioning. CRC Press, p. 1-72 72 p.

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