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Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation system safety and maintenance technologies (2022)
Book
Qin, Y., Jia, L., Liang, J., Liu, Z., Diao, L., & An, M. (2022). Y. Qin, L. Jia, J. Liang, Z. Liu, L. Diao, & M. An (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation system safety and maintenance technologies. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9913-9

This book reflects the latest research trends, methods, and experimental results in the field of electrical and information technologies for rail transportation, which covers abundant state-of-the-art research theories and ideas. As a vital field of... Read More about Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation system safety and maintenance technologies.

Modelling cascade dynamics of passenger flow congestion in urban rail transit network induced by train delay (2022)
Journal Article
Li, M., Zhou, X., Wang, Y., Jia, L., & An, M. (2022). Modelling cascade dynamics of passenger flow congestion in urban rail transit network induced by train delay. Alexandria engineering journal : AEJ, 61(11), 8797-8807. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aej.2022.02.022

A research into congestion propagation mechanism of urban rail transit passenger flow in train delay scenario is of great significance to the formulation of coordinated limitation measures of passenger flow among the operation lines in urban rail tra... Read More about Modelling cascade dynamics of passenger flow congestion in urban rail transit network induced by train delay.

Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : novel traction drive technologies of rail transportation (2022)
Book
Jia, L., Qin, Y., Liang, J., Liu, Z., Diao, L., & An, M. (2022). L. Jia, Y. Qin, J. Liang, Z. Liu, L. Diao, & M. An (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : novel traction drive technologies of rail transportation. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9905-4

This book reflects the latest research trends, methods and experimental results in the field of electrical and information technologies for rail transportation, which covers abundant state-of-the-art research theories and ideas. As a vital field of r... Read More about Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : novel traction drive technologies of rail transportation.

Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation information processing and operational management technologies (2022)
Book
Liang, J., Jia, L., Qin, Y., Liu, Z., Diao, L., & An, M. (2022). J. Liang, L. Jia, Y. Qin, Z. Liu, L. Diao, & M. An (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation information processing and operational management technologies. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9909-2

This book reflects the latest research trends, methods, and experimental results in the field of electrical and information technologies for rail transportation, which covers abundant state-of-the-art research theories and ideas. As a vital field of... Read More about Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2021 : rail transportation information processing and operational management technologies.

An overview of dynamic fare pricing strategies and algorithms for high-speed railway (2022)
Journal Article
Zhang, Y., Yushau, I., An, M., & Wang, J. (2022). An overview of dynamic fare pricing strategies and algorithms for high-speed railway. Lecture notes in electrical engineering, 110-118. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9909-2_12

High-speed railway as an emerging technology and a leading form of transportation in terms of efficiency and level of service is becoming a widely acceptable mode of transport all over the world especially in China. The high and tedious cost of const... Read More about An overview of dynamic fare pricing strategies and algorithms for high-speed railway.

Railway out-of-gauge cargo transportation route selection method considering gauge modification (2022)
Journal Article
Zhang, Y., Liu, J., An, M., & Wang, J. (2022). Railway out-of-gauge cargo transportation route selection method considering gauge modification. Lecture notes in electrical engineering, 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9909-2_30

The size of railway out-of-gauge cargo is large, and the loading outline will exceed the railway gauges. In the actual transportation organization, how to choose a safe and economic transportation route is an important issue in the transportation of... Read More about Railway out-of-gauge cargo transportation route selection method considering gauge modification.

Development of a railway out-of-gauge freight transport routing optimal method (2022)
Journal Article
Zhang, Y., Guo, J., & An, M. (2022). Development of a railway out-of-gauge freight transport routing optimal method. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 595, 127081. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2022.127081

Railway out-of-gauge freight (ROF) is beyond railway gauges in its dimensions, which could be risks leading to serious railway accidents. This article presents a new methodology to search for a safest and more economic route of ROF by taking safety a... Read More about Development of a railway out-of-gauge freight transport routing optimal method.

Heat Flux Sensing Device (2022)
Patent
Fitton, R., Benjaber, M., & Busby, P. (2022). Heat Flux Sensing Device

According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided a heat flux sensing device comprising: a heat flux sensor; a support frame upon which the heat flux sensor is mounted; a housing provided around the support frame, the housing com... Read More about Heat Flux Sensing Device.

Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections (2022)
Journal Article
Gyau, K., & Abdulai, R. (2022). Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections. Land, 11(1), e129. https://doi.org/10.3390/land11010129

The urban development and management challenges of the developing world are well documented in the literature. However, the global built environment landscape is undergoing rapid changes. These changes are steeped in three fundamental imperatives, wh... Read More about Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections.

Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK (2022)
Journal Article
Seifhashemi, S., & Elkadi, H. (2022). Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK. Building and Environment, 224, https://doi.org/10.1016/J.BUILDENV.109550

Solid wall dwellings in the UK are in urgent need for energy retrofit to support achieving the UK net-zero strategies in the building sector and reduce fuel poverty. Several barriers are a cause of uncertainty for householders about Solid Wall 1nsula... Read More about Aesthetic appealing wall insulation: A novel approach for uptake of solid wall insulation in the UK.

A methodology for strategy-oriented project portfolio selection taking dynamic synergy into considerations (2021)
Journal Article
Bai, L., Bai, J., & An, M. (2021). A methodology for strategy-oriented project portfolio selection taking dynamic synergy into considerations. Alexandria engineering journal : AEJ, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aej.2021.11.056

The selection of an optimal project portfolio from multiple project proposals to implement management strategy is always a challenge task for project managers, especially, in the selection of large-scale and complicated projects. This is particular t... Read More about A methodology for strategy-oriented project portfolio selection taking dynamic synergy into considerations.

Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US (2021)
Thesis
Gabr, M. Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US. (Thesis). University of Salford

Universities are recently pressured to attracting more students and achieving higher rankings. Students’ experience is found to be one of the keyways universities are differentiating themselves. Universities aim to offer diverse landscape settings to... Read More about Student experience and the design of campus outdoor spaces : an optimized assessment and comparative cross-case analysis at Universities from two leading nations – England, UK & California, US.

An analytical model for the triaxial compressive stress-strain relationships of Cemented Pasted Backfill (CPB) with different curing time (2021)
Journal Article
Xiu, Z., Wang, S., Ji, Y., Wang, F., Ren, F., & Wang, P. (2021). An analytical model for the triaxial compressive stress-strain relationships of Cemented Pasted Backfill (CPB) with different curing time. Construction and Building Materials, 313, 125554. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125554

The strength of Cemented Pasted Backfill (CPB) is gradually enhanced with the increase of curing time. It is of great significance to study the stress-strain behaviors of CPB with different curing time under triaxial loading conditions. The triaxial... Read More about An analytical model for the triaxial compressive stress-strain relationships of Cemented Pasted Backfill (CPB) with different curing time.

Construction waste minimization : a narrative review (2021)
Journal Article
Alhawamdeh, M., & Lee, A. (2021). Construction waste minimization : a narrative review. International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.18848/2325-1077/CGP/v18i01/1-33

Colossal growth of construction waste (CW) generation worldwide, and its consequential environmental and economic impact, has ensured that construction waste minimization (CWM) practice is critical. Notably, the largest proportion of waste generation... Read More about Construction waste minimization : a narrative review.

A hierarchical Bayesian-based model for hazard analysis of climate effect on failures of railway turnout components (2021)
Journal Article
Dindar, S., Kaewunruen, S., & An, M. (2022). A hierarchical Bayesian-based model for hazard analysis of climate effect on failures of railway turnout components. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 218(Part A), 108130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2021.108130

There has been a considerable increase in derailment investigations, in particular at railway turnouts (RTs), as the majority of derailments lead to lengthy disruptions to the appropriate rail operation and catastrophic consequences, being potentiall... Read More about A hierarchical Bayesian-based model for hazard analysis of climate effect on failures of railway turnout components.

Experimental study on the triaxial mechanical behaviors of the Cemented Paste Backfill : effect of curing time, drainage conditions and curing temperature (2021)
Journal Article
Xiu, Z., Wang, S., Ji, Y., Wang, F., & Ren, F. (2022). Experimental study on the triaxial mechanical behaviors of the Cemented Paste Backfill : effect of curing time, drainage conditions and curing temperature. Journal of Environmental Management, 301, 113828. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113828

The application of CPB (Cemented Paste Backfill) can realize the clean, efficient, and safe mining of underground metal mines. Clear understanding on the triaxial mechanical properties of CPB is important to the CPB design and the stability analysis... Read More about Experimental study on the triaxial mechanical behaviors of the Cemented Paste Backfill : effect of curing time, drainage conditions and curing temperature.

Transformation towards risk-sensitive urban development : a systematic review of the issues and challenges (2021)
Journal Article
Roslan, A., Fernando, T., Biscaya, S., & Sulaiman, N. (2021). Transformation towards risk-sensitive urban development : a systematic review of the issues and challenges. Sustainability, 13(19), 10631. https://doi.org/10.3390/su131910631

Risk-sensitive urban development is an innovative planning approach that can transform the way cities are built to face uncertainties that arise from climate-induced disaster risks. However, the potential to initiate such a transformative approach ha... Read More about Transformation towards risk-sensitive urban development : a systematic review of the issues and challenges.

A behavioral framework for construction waste minimization : the case of Jordan (2021)
Journal Article
Alhawamdeh, M., & Lee, A. (2021). A behavioral framework for construction waste minimization : the case of Jordan. International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, 17(2), 9-32. https://doi.org/10.18848/2325-1077/CGP/v17i02/9-32

Construction waste (CW) accounts for approximately 36 percent of the total solid waste received at landfill sites around the world and, therefore, presents a significant challenge to the sustainability of the construction industry, the country’s ec... Read More about A behavioral framework for construction waste minimization : the case of Jordan.

The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums (2021)
Journal Article
Elkadi, H., Al-Maiyah, S., Fielder, K., Kenawy, I., & Martinson, B. (2021). The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 152, 111653. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111653

The management of indoor microclimates is an important function of museum operations, a topic that has recently received growing attention. The way in which museum microclimates are specified is still not well documented universally, particularly in... Read More about The regulations and reality of indoor environmental standards for objects and visitors in museums.

A laboratory investigation on thermal properties of virgin and aged asphalt mixture (2021)
Journal Article
Byzyka, J., Rahman, M., & Chamberlain, D. (2021). A laboratory investigation on thermal properties of virgin and aged asphalt mixture. Construction and Building Materials, 305, 124757. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124757

In this paper, the thermal properties of three dense graded asphalt mixtures, 20 mm DBM, 13 AC 14, and AC 6, are presented. Density and air voids of the compacted specimens are also shown. Thermal conductivity was measured in the laboratory for non-a... Read More about A laboratory investigation on thermal properties of virgin and aged asphalt mixture.