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What demotivates homeowners to retrofit their houses: a systematic review (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Coates, P., Munir, M., & Panakaduwa, C. (2024). What demotivates homeowners to retrofit their houses: a systematic review.

The study identifies the factors that demotivate homeowners from retrofitting their houses. Retrofit is defined as improving the energy performance, ventilation or reducing carbon emission of a building. According to the statistics, the progress rat... Read More about What demotivates homeowners to retrofit their houses: a systematic review.

Transforming Housing Retrofit: The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Panakaduwa, C., Coates, P., & Munir, M. (2024). Transforming Housing Retrofit: The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence.

80% of the housing stock by 2050 in the UK has already been built. Currently, the UK housing stock contributes 18% of the total UK emissions. Due to the legal requirement of the UK government to achieve net zero by 2050, the housing stock poses a con... Read More about Transforming Housing Retrofit: The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence.

Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Tsang, C., Fitton, R., Hernandez, H. D., Henshaw, G., & Sitmalidis, A. (2024). Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration.

This paper demonstrates how Bellway's "The Future Home (TFH)" project contributes to the decarbonisation of UK housing stock, providing valuable insight into building net zero homes. A dynamic simulation model was initially created using design U-val... Read More about Pioneering Net Zero Homes: A Study of Bellway “The Future Home” Simulation Calibration.

The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Rodríguez-Dorans, E., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Liverpool, S., Viliardos, L., & Karkou, V. (2024). The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Race and ethnicity constitute demographic data often collected in mental health research. However, their conceptualisation is unclear and their categorisation inconsistent, which affects how they are reported, analysed, and evaluated against research... Read More about The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Triaxial test of hydrated lime on the mechanical properties of hot mix asphalt concrete (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Al Ashaibi, A., Wang, Y., Albayati, A., Weekes, L., & Haynes, J. (2024). Triaxial test of hydrated lime on the mechanical properties of hot mix asphalt concrete.

This paper reports on the experimental study, which conducted a series of triaxial tests for the asphalt concrete using hydrated lime as a mineral additive. Three HMA mixes, prepared by the specification for wearing, levelling and base layers, were s... Read More about Triaxial test of hydrated lime on the mechanical properties of hot mix asphalt concrete.

Assessing Building Performance in A Low Carbon Home: A comparative study of the energy modelling representing design and as-built phase (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Zhang, X., Fitton, R., Diaz Hernandez, H., Henshaw, G., Sitmalidis, A., Tsang, C., & Swan, W. (in press). Assessing Building Performance in A Low Carbon Home: A comparative study of the energy modelling representing design and as-built phase.

Buildings, as the second-largest carbon emitter, play a significant role in decarbonising efforts to achieve net zero in the UK. The proposed Future Homes Standard aims to ensure a 75-80% reduction in carbon emissions by increasing the building energ... Read More about Assessing Building Performance in A Low Carbon Home: A comparative study of the energy modelling representing design and as-built phase.

Equilibrium-based Approach To Establish Hinge Locations In Single-span Back-filled Masonry Arch Bridges Under Arbitrary Surcharge (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Ahmad, S., & Augusthus Nelson, L. (in press). Equilibrium-based Approach To Establish Hinge Locations In Single-span Back-filled Masonry Arch Bridges Under Arbitrary Surcharge.

The assessment of masonry arches has gained significant importance due to the substantial reliance of transportation infrastructure on historic structures. Over the past few decades, there has been a discernible shift in the focus towards understandi... Read More about Equilibrium-based Approach To Establish Hinge Locations In Single-span Back-filled Masonry Arch Bridges Under Arbitrary Surcharge.

Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Usov, D., Koning, D., Chronis, T., Filippone, A., Akiwate, D., & Torija Martinez, A. J. (2024). Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3265

The presented work aims to establish whether asymmetric propellers with uneven blade spacing offer any acoustic benefits over a conventional propeller with identical blade geometry. An experimental investigation was conducted to measure static thrust... Read More about Aerodynamics and Acoustics of Asymmetric Propellers With Uneven Blade Spacing.

Boundary Layer Ingestion Ducted Fan: Aeroacoustic and Psychoacoustic Insights (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Ahmed, F., Ramos-Romero, C. A., Torija Martinez, A. J., & Azarpeyvand, M. (2024). Boundary Layer Ingestion Ducted Fan: Aeroacoustic and Psychoacoustic Insights. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3379

An in-depth experimental study was conducted to investigate the noise characteristics of a ducted fan ingesting an adverse pressure gradient turbulent boundary layer, typical of those encountered in novel airframe-integrated propulsion systems. To ga... Read More about Boundary Layer Ingestion Ducted Fan: Aeroacoustic and Psychoacoustic Insights.

Synthesis and Auralisations of Quadcopter Flyovers for Psychoacoustic Assessment. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Ramos-Romero, C. A., Green, M., & Torija Martinez, A. J. (2024). Synthesis and Auralisations of Quadcopter Flyovers for Psychoacoustic Assessment. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3272

This paper describes a methodology to generate auralisations of quadcopter flyovers from recordings of hovering operations. The primary focus of this investigation is reproducing changes in the tonal components at the blade passing frequencies and th... Read More about Synthesis and Auralisations of Quadcopter Flyovers for Psychoacoustic Assessment..

Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Akiwate, D. C., Paruchuri, C. C., Joseph, P., Parry, A. B., Angland, D., & Jung, R. (2024). Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3261

In this study, we investigate the noise produced by a propeller installed in a pusher configuration in close proximity to a wing. Experiments are conducted in a state-of-the-art anechoic wind tunnel to observe the impact of both static and in-flight... Read More about Aeroacoustics of In-Flight Propeller-Wing in Pusher Configuration.

Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Torija Martinez, A. J., Ramos-Romero, C. A., & Green, N. (2024). Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure. . https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2024-3235

Previous studies have found the noise emission of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) highly dependent on the vehicle mass and flight procedure. These changes in noise emission, as well as the position of the UAS relative to the receiver, have led to cha... Read More about Acoustic and Psychoacoustic Characterisation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as a Function of Vehicle Mass and Flight Procedure.

The 2nd Clarity Prediction Challenge: A Machine Learning Challenge for Hearing Aid Intelligibility Prediction (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Barker, J., Akeroyd, M. A., Bailey, W., Cox, T. J., Culling, J. F., Firth, J., …Naylor, G. (2024). The 2nd Clarity Prediction Challenge: A Machine Learning Challenge for Hearing Aid Intelligibility Prediction. . https://doi.org/10.1109/icassp48485.2024.10446441

This paper reports on the design and outcomes of the 2nd Clarity Prediction Challenge (CPC2) for predicting the intelligibility of hearing aid processed signals heard by individuals with a hearing impairment. The challenge was designed to promote new... Read More about The 2nd Clarity Prediction Challenge: A Machine Learning Challenge for Hearing Aid Intelligibility Prediction.

Constructive conservation and cultural identity: Greek Church Manchester (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Yioutani-Iacovides, M. (2024). Constructive conservation and cultural identity: Greek Church Manchester. In AMPS Proceedings SERIES 35.3, Prague – Heritages Past and Present - Built and Social (426-436)

UNESCO’S Convention in 19721 has set the framework for Cultural Heritage protection but current challenges have an impact on preserving and enhancing Cultural Heritage assets’ significance, for people and communities. The Conservation project o... Read More about Constructive conservation and cultural identity: Greek Church Manchester.

Factors Amplifying or Inhibiting Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Nainna, M. A., Bass, J. M., & Speakman, L. (2024). Factors Amplifying or Inhibiting Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing.

The increasing frequency of cyberattacks by criminal and state-sponsored actors, has elevated the importance of cyber threat intelligence for organisations. We are interested to understand why practitioner share cyber threat intelligence and the impe... Read More about Factors Amplifying or Inhibiting Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing.

Empirical Investigation of Practitioners' Perceptions of Agile Testing Coordination in Medical Information Systems Development (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Salihu, Y. B., Bass, J. M., & Iyawa, G. E. (2024). Empirical Investigation of Practitioners' Perceptions of Agile Testing Coordination in Medical Information Systems Development.

Despite adopting agile practices during large-scale agile software development testing, practitioners developing medical information systems face critical challenges coordinating agile software testing. The lack of collaboration and coordination amon... Read More about Empirical Investigation of Practitioners' Perceptions of Agile Testing Coordination in Medical Information Systems Development.