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

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

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  • Shehata, Farouk (Cranfield University, 1979-08)
    The desire to reduce the overall motor vehicle weight, and so use less fuel, means that aluminium alloys are now being considered for car bodies. Unfortunately, increase in strength generally leads to a decrease in ...
  • Wu, Shaomin (Elsevier, 2011-01)
    Warranty claims are not always due to product failures. They can also be caused by two types of human factors. On the one hand, consumers might claim warranty due to misuse and/or failures caused by other human factors. ...
  • Hess, Tim M. (2011-01-14)
    A case study tutorial for use with the Wasim soil water balance simulation model, based on irrigated potatoes in the UK.
  • Greaves, Christopher (Cranfield UniversityInternational Ecotechnology Research Centre; Innovation And Technology Assessment Unit, 1994-08)
    This thesis considers recycling as one option to improve the environmental performance of industry in the UK. A systems approach is used to identify objectives and capabilities of legislative and industrial agencies and ...
  • Sowter, Peter; Howsam, Penny (Lawtext Publishing, 2008-12-31)
    This paper traces the development of the abstraction licensing system in England and Wales from the perspective of changes to water rights. It assesses the relative effectiveness of recent changes to supporting legislation ...
  • Hess, Tim M.; Counsell, Chris (2008-03-13)
    Developed by HR Wallingford and Cranfield University (with support from the UK Department for International Development), WaSim is a computer-based training package for the teaching and demonstration of issues involved ...
  • Cvejic, Rozalija (Cranfield University, 2008-09-20)
    Water Cycle Strategies (WCS) have been developed for various areas of the UK. WCSs gather an evidence base which should assist with the promotion of sustainable water management and compliance with important legislation ...
  • Chatterton, Julia C.; Hess, Tim M.; Williams, Adrian G. (2011-05-25)
    Recent reports highlighting large quantities of water required to produce a kilo of meat have attracted media attention, leading to debates over the role of meat in a sustainable diet. Such reports frequently quote figures ...
  • Hess, Tim M.; Chatterton, Julia; Williams, Adrian (Cranfield University, 2012-02-29)
    The water consumption of a range of dairy and beef production systems was estimated for four locations in Ireland using the Cranfield Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) systems model. This included direct water consumption (for ...
  • Dolan, Tom (Cranfield University, 2013-10)
    The European Water Framework Directive (WFD) promotes increased awareness of catchment processes and challenges the established dependence on a ‘treatment-led approach’ for the supply of European Drinking Water Directive ...
  • Flowers, Cara (Cranfield University, 2007-01)
    Kayonza growers’ tea factory is a remote tea factory in south western Uganda which consists of two core estates and 4072 smallholder tea farmers currently producing tea over a total area of 1604 hectares. There is a ...
  • Zakaria, Salmah. (Cranfield University, 1992-03)
    The study seeks to develop a field water management system for agriculture in peat soils in Malaysia, with an overall approach of integrating the engineering and agronomic aspects associated with crop production in deep ...
  • Trevett, Andrew F.; Carter, Richard C.; Tyrrel, Sean F. (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2004-08)
    There is growing awareness that drinking-water can become contaminated following its collection from communal sources such as wells and tap-stands, as well as during its storage in the home. This study evaluated the ...
  • Carr, M. K. V.; Knox, Jerry W. (Cambridge University Press, 2011-01-01)
    The results of research on the water relations and irrigation needs of sugar cane are collated and summarized in an attempt to link fundamental studies on crop physiology to irrigation practices. Background information ...
  • Parker, Alison; Summerill, Corinna (Intermediate Technology Publications, 2013-04-30)
    Water safety plans (WSPs) are a comprehensive source-to-tap risk management approach that are recognized as the most effective way of ensuring drinking water safety. In East Africa there is only one utility implementing ...
  • 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 ...

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