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Welcome to OpenAIR@RGU

OpenAIR@RGU is the open access institutional repository of Robert Gordon University. It contains examples of research outputs produced by staff and research students, as well as related information about the university's funded projects and staff research interests. Further information is available in the repository policy. Any questions about submissions to the repository or problems with access to any of its content should be sent to the Publications Team at publications@rgu.ac.uk



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UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization. (2020)
Journal Article
PATIL, N.A., NJUGUNA, J. and KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. 2020. UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization. European polymer journal [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109529

According to a survey conducted by View Research, the market demand for medical grade UHMWPE has raise remarkably from 60.9 kilotons up to 204.8 kilotons during 2015-2024 valued at $1.36 billion (USD) with a compound annual growth rate of 15%. There... Read More about UHMWPE for biomedical applications: performance and functionalization..

The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure. (2020)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and DAVIES, G. [2020]. The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure. Journal of criminal law [online], (accepted).

The introduction of the forum bar into UK extradition law was unnecessary. It is a failure. It was unnecessary because extant law addressed, or could have addressed, the putative mischief giving rise to it. It is a failure because it admits only limi... Read More about The forum bar in UK extradition law: an unnecessary failure..

Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization. (2020)
Journal Article
SMESTAD G.P., GERMER, T.A., ALRASHIDI, H. FERNÁNDEZ, E.F., DEY, S., BRAHMA, H., SARMAH, N., GHOSH, A., SELLAMI, N., HASSAN, I.A.I., DESOUKY, M. KASRY, A., PESALA, B., SUNDARAM, S., ALMONACID, F., REDDY, K.S., MALLICK, T.K. and MICHELI, L. 2020. Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization. Scientific reports [online], 10, article ID 58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-56868-z

The accumulation of soiling on photovoltaic (PV) modules affects PV systems worldwide. Soiling consists of mineral dust, soot particles, aerosols, pollen, fungi and/or other contaminants that deposit on the surface of PV modules. Soiling absorbs, sca... Read More about Modelling photovoltaic soiling losses through optical characterization..

Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. (2020)
Journal Article
LIU, X., ASIM, T., ZHU, G. and MISHRA, R. [2020]. Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste. Fuel [online], (accepted).

The combustion characteristics of mixed municipal solid waste (MMSW) play a vital role in dictating the efficiency of the incineration process. At present, few studies have been reported on combustion characteristics of three components MMSW and the... Read More about Theoretical and experimental investigations on the combustion characteristics of three components mixed municipal solid waste..

Optimizing the mercerisation effect on the mode I fracture toughness of Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo using surface response method. (2019)
Book Chapter
HASSAN, M.Z., ROSLAN, S.A., RASID, Z.A., YUSOFF, M.Z.M., SAPUAN, S.M. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2019. Optimizing the mercerisation effect on the mode I fracture toughness of Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo using surface response method. In Mastura, M.T. and Sapuan, S.M. (eds.) Implementation and evaluation of green materials in technology development: emerging research and opportunities. Advances in environmental engineering and green technologies (AEEGT). Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 6, pages 112-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1374-3.ch006

Alkaline treatment is widely being promoted to treat natural fibres and improves the fibre bundle surface for better interlocking with the polymer matrix. The aim of this study is to optimize the merceration parameter including natrium hydroxide (NaO... Read More about Optimizing the mercerisation effect on the mode I fracture toughness of Bambusa Vulgaris bamboo using surface response method..