Browsing School of Applied Sciences (SAS) (2006-July 2014) by Title

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  • Sugiura, Ai (Cranfield University, 2009-02)
    The research described in this thesis is part of a wider EU-LIFE project, the WaterRenew project. The WaterRenew concept can be described as the recovery of nutrients from wastewater which can lead to eutrophication of ...
  • Brassington, Kirsty J.; Hough, Rupert L.; Paton, Graeme I.; Semple, Kirk T.; Risdon, Graeme C.; Crossley, Jane; Hay, I.; Askari, K.; Pollard, Simon J. T. (Taylor & Francis, 2007-05-01)
    We provide a primer and critical review of the characterization, risk assessment, and bioremediation of weathered hydrocarbons. Historically the remediation of soil contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons has been ...
  • Parsons, David J.; Benjamin, L. R.; Clarke, J.; Ginsburg, D.; Mayes, A.; Milne, A. E.; Wilkinson, D. J. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2009-03-01)
    Weed Manager is a model-based decision support system to assist arable farmers and advisers in weed control decisions on two time scales: within a single season and over several years in a rotation. The single season ...
  • Liljedahl, C. D. M.; Brouard, J.; Zanellato, O.; Lin, J.; Tan, M. L.; Ganguly, Supriyo; Irving, Phil E.; Fitzpatrick, M. E.; Zhang, X.; Edwards, L. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2009-06-30)
    The interaction between residual stress and fatigue crack growth rate has been investigated in middle tension and compact tension specimens machined from a variable polarity plasma arc welded aluminium alloy 2024-T351 ...
  • Hudson, Mark G. (Cranfield University, 2004-03)
    The benefits of high strength steels in terms of reduced material volume due to enhanced mechanical performance have been known for some time. Large diameter transmission linepipe steels of minimum 690MPa ('XIOO') yield ...
  • Colegrove, Paul A.; Ikeagu, C.; Thistlethwaite, A.; Williams, Stewart W.; Nagy, T.; Suder, Wojciech; Steuwer, Axel; Pirling, T. (2009-11-01)
    Residual stress and distortion continue to be important issues in shipbuilding and are still subject to large amounts of research. This paper demonstrates how the type of welding process influences the amount of distortion. ...
  • Quintino, L.; Costa, A.; Miranda, R.; Yapp, David; Kumar, V.; Kong, C. J. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2007-01-01)
    The new generation of high power fiber lasers presents several benefits for industrial purposes, namely high power with low beam divergence, flexible beam delivery, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and compact size. ...
  • Chidanti-Malunga, Joseph Fred (Cranfield University, 2009-05)
    Historically, Malawi has depended on rain-fed agricultural systems. It is reported that the frequent droughts and unreliable rainfall since early 1990s have caused many small-scale farmers to turn to the wetlands as ...
  • MacGillivray, Brian H.; Pollard, Simon J. T. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2008-11-01)
    We present a model for benchmarking risk analysis and risk based decision making practice within organisations. It draws on behavioural and normative risk research, the principles of capability maturity modelling and our ...
  • Dicks, Lynn V.; Bardgett, Richard D.; Bell, Jenny; Benton, Tim G.; Booth, Angela; Bouwman, Jan; Brown, Chris; Bruce, Ann; Burgess, Paul J.; Butler, Simon J.; Crute, Ian; Dixon, Frances; Drummond, Caroline; Freckleton, Robert P.; Gill, Maggie; Graham, Andrea; Hails, Rosie S.; Hallett, James; Hart, Beth; Hillier, Jon G.; Holland, John M.; Huxley, Jonathan N.; Ingram, John S. I.; King, Vanessa; MacMillan, Tom; McGonigle, Daniel F.; McQuaid, Carmel; Nevard, Tim; Norman, Steve; Norris, Ken; Pazderka, Catherine; Poonaji, Inder; Quinn, C. H.; Ramsden, S. J.; Sinclair, Duncan; Siriwardena, Gavin M.; Vickery, Juliet A.; Whitmore, A. P.; Wolmer, William; Sutherland, William J. (MDPI, 2013-07-17)
    Abstract: Increasing concerns about global environmental change and food security have focused attention on the need for environmentally sustainable agriculture. This is agriculture that makes efficient use of natural ...
  • Coulon, Frederic; Al, Awadi M.; Cowie, W.; Mardlin, D.; Pollard, Simon J. T.; Cunningham, C.; Risdon, G.; Arthur, P.; Semple, Kirk T.; Paton, Graeme I. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2010-10-31)
    A six month field scale study was carried out to compare windrow turning and biopile techniques for the remediation of soil contaminated with bunker C fuel oil. End-point clean-up targets were defined by human risk ...
  • Chiverton, Andrew; Hannaford, Jamie; Holman, Ian P.; Corstanje, Ronald; Prudhomme, Christel; Bloomfield, John; Hess, Tim M. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2014-12-31)
    Hydrological classification systems seek to provide information about the dominant processes in the catchment to enable information to be transferred between catchments. Currently, there is no widely agreed-upon system for ...
  • Beattie, Karyn (Cranfield University, 2011-12)
    The prominence of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has increased dramatically in the last decade triggering concerns over the accountability of these organisations. In response, NGOs have broadened their accountability ...
  • Ramsden, Jeremy J. (Association of Modern Scientific Investigation, 2010-04-30)
  • Saby, N. P. A.; Bellamy, Patricia H.; Morvan, X.; Arrouays, D.; Jones, Robert J. A.; Verheijen, Frank G. A.; Kibblewhite, M. G.; Verdoodt, A.; Üveges, J.; Freudenschuß, A.; Simota, C. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008-10-31)
    Within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, articles 3.3 and 3.4 stipulate that some voluntary activities leading to an additional carbon (C) sequestration in soils could be accounted as C sinks in ...
  • Yan, Lihao (Cranfield University, 2013-10)
    Composite materials have been extensively adopted by modern aircraft design and manufacture. This manufacturing process needs a forming mould. Invar alloy has been widely used to manufacture moulds for the fabrication ...
  • Marsic, Vlad; Zhu, Meiling; Williams, Stewart W. (2012-12-28)
    This paper reports on the design and implementation of a wireless sensor communication system with a low power consumption that allows it to be integrated with the energy harvesting technology. The system design and ...
  • Garcia Fornieles, J.; Fan, Ip-Shing; Perez, A.; Wainwright, Charles E. R.; Sehdev, Kamal (Sage Publications, 2003-03-01)
    The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) defines the work scope of a project. The way a WBS is defined depends on the person and his/her viewpoint. The aircraft modification business carries out a great variety of projects. ...
  • Tafesse Azene, Yoseph (Cranfield University, 2011-05)
    In today‟s highly competitive business environment it is vital to have smart and robust decision making framework for companies to be competitive or even to stay in the business. Profit margin increases is no longer a ...
  • van der Werf, Wopke; Keesman, Karel; Burgess, Paul J.; Graves, Anil R.; Pilbeam, David; Incoll, L. D.; Metselaar, Klaas; Mayus, Martina; Stappers, Roel; van Keulen, Herman; Palma, João H. N. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2007-04-01)
    1. Silvoarable agroforestry (SAF) is the cultivation of trees and arable crops on the same parcel of land. SAF may contribute to modern diversified land use objectives in Europe, such as enhanced biodiversity and ...

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