Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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Acetic acid ketonization over Fe3O4/SiO2 for pyrolysis bio-oil upgrading

Bennett, J., Parlett, C., Isaacs, M., Durndell, L. J., Olivi, L., Lee, A. F. & Wilson, K., 10 May 2017, In : ChemCatChem. 9, 9, p. 1648-1654 7 p.

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upgrading
acetic acid
Acetic acid
Acetic Acid
pyrolysis

A CFD approach on the effect of particle size on char entrainment in bubbling fluidised bed reactors

Papadikis, K., Gu, S. & Bridgwater, A. V., Jan 2010, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 34, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

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fluidized beds
entrainment
particle size
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics

A CFD study of biomass pyrolysis in a downer reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator - I: hydrodynamic performance

Yu, X., Makkawi, Y., Ocone, R. & Huard, M., Oct 2014, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 126, p. 366-382 17 p.

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Separators
Computational fluid dynamics
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Hydrodynamics

A CFD study of biomass pyrolysis in a downer reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator-II thermochemical performance and products

Yu, X., Hassan, M., Ocone, R. & Makkawi, Y., May 2015, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 133, p. 51-63 13 p.

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Separators
Computational fluid dynamics
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Gases
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Throughput
Medium access control
Network performance

Achieving absolute negative pressures in liquids: Precipitation phenomena in solution

Visak, Z. P., Rebelo, L. P. N. & Szydlowski, J., 1 Jul 2002, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 79, 7, p. 1203-1203 1 p.

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Acidity and accessibility studies of desilicated ZSM-5 zeolites in terms of their effectiveness as catalysts in acid-catalyzed cracking processes

Tarach, K. A., Góra-Marek, K., Martinez-Triguero, J. & Melián-Cabrera, I., 23 Jan 2017, In : Catalysis Science and Technology. 7, 4, p. 858-873 16 p.

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Zeolites
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Acidity
Low density polyethylenes

A clinico-radiological phenotype of voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibody-mediated disorder presenting with seizures and basal ganglia changes

Hacohen, Y., Wright, S., Siddiqui, A., Pandya, N., Lin, J. P., Vincent, A. & Lim, M., 1 Dec 2012, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 54, 12, p. 1157-1159 3 p.

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Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels
Basal Ganglia
Seizures
Phenotype
Antibodies

A clonal selection algorithm for optimization in electromagnetics

Campelo, F., Guimarães, F. G., Igarashi, H. & Ramírez, J. A., 1 May 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 41, 5, p. 1736-1739 4 p.

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Genetic algorithms
Design optimization

A cognitive approach to trust management in construction

Manu, E., Ankrah, N., Chinyio, E. & Proverbs, D., Oct 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law. 166, 5, p. 232-239

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Contractors
Costs
Trust management
Trustworthiness
Safeguards

A combined optimisation and decision-making approach for battery-supported HMGS

Marcelino, C., Baumann, M., Carvalho, L., Chibeles-Martins, N., Weil, M., Almeida, P. & Wanner, E., 20 Apr 2019, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society.

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Decision making
Loss of load probability
Electricity
Lithium batteries
Decision theory

A community-based approach to supply chain design

Kovács, G., Matopoulos, A. & Hayes, O., 2010, In : International Journal of Logistics. 13, 5, p. 411-422 12 p.

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Supply chains
Purchasing
Decision making
Supply chain design
Community-based

A compact free space quantum key distribution system capable of daylight operation

Benton, D. M., Gorman, P. M., Tapster, P. R. & Taylor, D. M., 1 Jun 2010, In : Optics Communications. 283, 11, p. 2465-2471 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum cryptography
field of view
Light sources
Wavelength
Lasers

A comparative assessment of waste incinerators in the UK

Nixon, J. D., Wright, D. G., Dey, P. K., Ghosh, S. K. & Davies, P. A., Nov 2013, In : Waste Management. 33, 11, p. 2234-2244 11 p.

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waste facility
energy
combined heat and power
bottom ash
waste incinerator

A comparative study of electronic cigarette vapour extracts on airway-related cell lines in vitro

Leslie, L. J., Vasanthi Bathrinarayanan, P., Jackson, P., Mabiala Ma Muanda, J. A., Pallett, R., Stillman, C. J. P. & Marshall, L. J., 4 May 2017, In : Inhalation Toxicology. 29, 3, p. 126-136 11 p.

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Tobacco Products
Vapors
Cells
Cell Line
Flavors

A Comparative Study of Energy Storage Systems and Active Front Ends for Networks of Two Electrified RTG Cranes

Alasali, F., Luque, A., Mayer, R. & Holderbaum, W., 10 May 2019, In : Energies. 12, 9, 1771.

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Gantry cranes
Energy Storage
Tire
Rubber
Storage System

A comparative study of straw, perennial grasses and hardwoods in terms of fast pyrolysis products

Greenhalf, C. E., Nowakowski, D. J., Harms, A. B., Titiloye, J. O. & Bridgwater, A. V., Jun 2013, In : Fuel. 108, p. 216–230 15 p.

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Hardwoods
Straw
Salix
Pyrolysis
Oils

A comparative study on applying the method of fundamental solutions to the backward heat conduction problem

Johansson, B. T., Lesnic, D. & Reeve, T., Jul 2011, In : Mathematical and Computer Modelling. 54, 1-2, p. 403-416 14 p.

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Method of Fundamental Solutions
Heat Conduction
Heat conduction
Comparative Study
Numerical Investigation

A comparative study on the pyrolysis of metal- and ash-enriched wood and the combustion properties of the gained char

Mayer, Z., Apfelbacher, A. & Hornung, A., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 96, p. 196-202 7 p.

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Ashes
Wood
Pyrolysis
Metals
Metal ions

A comparative techno-economic assessment of three bio-oil upgrading routes for aviation biofuel production

Michailos, S. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 43, 13, p. 7206-7228 23 p.

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Biofuels
Aviation
Jet fuel
Feedstocks
Economics

A comparison of compacting and caking behavior of carbonate-based washing powders

Leaper, M. C., Leach, V., Taylor, P. M. & Prime, D. C., 2013, In : Drying Technology. 31, 7, p. 769-774 6 p.

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sodium carbonates
compacting
Carbonates
washing
Washing

A comparison of fast and slow pyrolysis liquids from mallee

Bridgwater, A. V., Carson, P. & Coulson, M., 6 Jul 2007, In : International Journal of Global Energy Issues. 27, 2, p. 204-216 13 p.

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pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
liquid
Liquids
Liquefaction

A comparison of in situ constant and falling head permeameter tests to assess the distribution of clogging within horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands

Pedescoll, A., Knowles, P. R., Davies, P., García, J. & Puigagut, J., 1 Jun 2012, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 223, 5, p. 2263-2275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

permeameter
Hydraulic conductivity
Wetlands
subsurface flow
constructed wetland

A comparison of the sensing characteristics of long period gratings written in three different types of fiber

Allsop, T. D. P., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., Oct 2003, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 9, 4, p. 210-223 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gratings
fibers
Fibers
Refractive index
refractivity

A comparison of the transitory periods in GaAs and AlGaAs CBE growth

Hill, D., Farrell, T., Joyce, T. B. & Bullough, T. J., 1 Jun 1998, In : Journal of Crystal Growth. 188, 1-4, p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical beam epitaxy
pressure ratio
aluminum gallium arsenides
Anisotropy
reflectance

A comparison of two low grade heat recovery options

Walsh, C. & Thornley, P., 2 May 2013, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 53, 2, p. 210-216

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Waste heat utilization
Boilers
Rankine cycle
Electricity
Greenhouse gases

A comparison of variational and Markov chain Monte Carlo methods for inference in partially observed stochastic dynamic systems

Shen, Y., Archambeau, C., Cornford, D., Opper, M., Shawe-Taylor, J. & Barillec, R., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Signal Processing Systems. 61, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

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Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods
Stochastic Dynamics
Stochastic Systems
Markov processes
Dynamic Systems

A compartmental CFD-PBM model of high shear wet granulation

Yu, X., Hounslow, M. J., Reynolds, G. K., Rasmuson, A., Niklasson Björn, I. & Abrahamsson, P. J., Feb 2017, In : AIChE Journal. 63, 2, p. 438-458 21 p.

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Granulators
Granulation
Hydrodynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Physical Phenomena

A competitive scheme for storing sparse representation of X-Ray medical images

Rebollo-Neira, L. E., 16 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, 15 p., e0201455.

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Data reduction
X-radiation
Economics
X-Rays
X rays

A complex approach to noninvasive estimation of microcirculatory tissue impairments in feet of patients with diabetes mellitus using spectroscopy

Potapova, E. V., Dremin, V. V., Zherebtsov, E. A., Makovik, I. N., Zharkikh, E. V., Dunaev, A. V., Pilipenko, O. V., Sidorov, V. V. & Krupatkin, A. I., 1 Dec 2017, In : Optics and Spectroscopy (English translation of Optika i Spektroskopiya). 123, 6, p. 955-964 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diabetes mellitus
impairment
Medical problems
Spectroscopy
Tissue

A component-based middleware framework for configurable and reconfigurable Grid computing

Coulson, G., Grace, P., Blair, G., Cai, W., Cooper, C., Duce, D., Mathy, L., Yeung, W. K., Porter, B., Sagar, M. & Li, W., 1 Jul 2006, In : Concurrency Computation Practice and Experience. 18, 8, p. 865-874 10 p.

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Reconfigurable Computing
Grid Middleware
Grid computing
Grid Computing
Middleware

A computational approach to measuring the correlation between expertise and social media influence for celebrities on microblogs

Zhao, W. X., Liu, J., He, Y., Lin, C. Y. & Wen, J-R., Sep 2016, In : World Wide Web. 19, 5, p. 865-886 21 p.

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A computational model of hydrogen production by steam reforming of dimethyl ether in a large scale CFB reactor. Part II: parametric analysis

Elewuwa, F. A. & Makkawi, Y. T., 26 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 41, 44, p. 19819–19828 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam reforming
hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
steam
Fluidized beds

A conceptual framework for supply chain collaboration: empirical evidence from the agri-food industry

Matopoulos, A., Vlachopoulou, M., Manthou, V. & Manos, B., 2007, In : Supply Chain Management. 12, 3, p. 177-186 10 p.

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Conceptual framework
Empirical evidence
Supply chain collaboration
Food industry
Testing

A conceptual framework for understanding resilience of construction SMEs to extreme weather events

Wedawatta, G. & Ingirige, B., 5 Sep 2016, In : Built Environment Project and Asset Management. 6, 4, p. 428-443 16 p.

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Industry
Construction industry
Resilience
Weather
Small and medium-sized enterprises

A controlled sintering process for more permeable ceramic hollow fibre membranes

Wu, Z., Faiz, R., Li, T., Kingsbury, B. F. K. & Li, K., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 446, p. 286-293 8 p.

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Ceramic fibers
Ceramics
hollow
sintering
Sintering

A convolutional neural network based Chinese text detection algorithm via text structure modeling

Ren, X., Zhou, Y., He, J., Chen, K., Yang, X. & Sun, J., Mar 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 19, 3, p. 506-518 13 p.

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Neural networks
Bayesian networks
Detectors
Computer vision

A core-shell SO4/Mg-Al-Fe3O4 catalyst for biodiesel production

Gardy, J., Nourafkan, E., Osatiashtiani, A., Lee, A. F., Wilson, K., Hassanpour, A. & Lai, X., 15 Dec 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 259, 118093.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
catalyst
shell
Catalysts

A cost based complete partitioning congestion control strategy for multiservice OFDMA networks

Sivridis, L. & He, J., Aug 2013, In : Wireless Personal Communications. 71, 4, p. 2965-2979 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Wireless networks
Quality of service
Bandwidth

A cost-effective steam-driven RO plant for brackish groundwater

Mudgal, A. & Davies, P. A., 2 May 2016, In : Desalination. 385, p. 167-177 11 p.

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Steam
Reverse osmosis
Groundwater
groundwater
cost

Acousto-Optic Double Side-Band Amplitude Modulation of a Fiber Bragg Grating in a Four-Holes Suspended-Core Fiber

Da Silva, R. E., Becker, M., Rothhardt, M., Bartelt, H. & Pohl, A. A. P., 15 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 36, 18, p. 4146-4152 7 p., 8410671.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acousto-optics
Bragg gratings
modulation
fibers
modulators

Acousto-optic effect in microstructured polymer fiber bragg gratings: simulation and experimental overview

Marques, C. A. F., Bilro, L., Kahn, L., Oliveira, R. A., Webb, D. J. & Nogueira, R. N., 15 May 2013, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 31, 10, p. 1551-1558 8 p.

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acousto-optics
Bragg gratings
fibers
polymers
gratings (spectra)

Acousto-optic modulation of a fiber Bragg grating in suspended core fiber for mode-locked all-fiber lasers

Silva, R. E., Tiess, T., Becker, M., Eschrich, T., Rothhardt, M., Jäger, M., Pohl, A. A. P. & Bartelt, H., 24 Feb 2015, In : Laser Physics Letters. 12, 4, 045101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acousto-optics
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber lasers
Laser modes
Modulators

Acousto-Optic Notch Filter Dynamically Induced in a Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating

Silva, R. E., Becker, M., Rothhardt, M., Bartelt, H. & Pohl, A. A. P., 15 May 2016, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 28, 10, p. 1081 - 1083

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Notch filters
acousto-optics
Fiber Bragg gratings
notches
Bragg gratings

Activated polarization pulling and de-correlation of signal and pump states of polarization in fiber Raman amplifier

Sergeyev, S., 21 Nov 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 24, p. 24268-24279 12 p.

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pulling
amplifiers
pumps
fibers
polarization

Activated sludge basins: get on track

Cartland Glover, G. M., Essemiani, K., Meinhold, J. & Vermande, S., 2006, Fluent News, XV, 1, p. 26-27 2 p.

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Active control of adiabatic soliton fission by external dispersive wave at optical event horizon

Deng, Z., Liu, J., Huang, X., Zhao, C. & Wang, X., 2 Nov 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 23, p. 28556

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event horizon
active control
fission
solitary waves
pulses

Actively modelocked dual-wavelength fibre laser with ultra-low inter-pulse-stream timing jitter

Pattison, D., Kean, P. N., Gray, J. W. D., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Dec 1995, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 7, 12, p. 1415-1417 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Timing jitter
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber lasers
Solitons

Actively mode-locked tunable dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber laser

Pudo, D., Chen, L. R., Giannone, D., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Feb 2002, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 14, 2, p. 143-145 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Fiber lasers
Laser modes
erbium
fiber lasers