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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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Design and fabrication of a simple device for folding towel. (2024)
Journal Article
HANIFFAH, N.A., KAMAL, M.S.M. and HASBI, S. 2024. Design and fabrication of a simple device for folding towel. Journal of advanced research in applied sciences and engineering technology [online], 44(2), pages 221-233. Available from: https://doi.org/10.37934/araset.44.2.221233

Electronic technology makes work more manageable, and various electronic gadgets have been invented to assist humans. One of the most time-consuming activities is household chores, such as laundry. Daily laundry tasks are easier to manage with the he... Read More about Design and fabrication of a simple device for folding towel..

The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ALTENBERGER, I. and GRAHAM, G. 2024. The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis. Presented at the 2024 United Nations sustainable development goals conference (2024 UN SDG), 29 May 2024, Paisley, UK.

This research aims to explore the level of awareness social work practitioners have about climate change and its potential impact on their profession and to raise awareness and share knowledge about climate change and use coproduction as a tool to co... Read More about The social work practitioner role and the multifaceted challenges posed by the environmental crisis..

Unveiling a 72.5 GPa peak hardness in sustainable nanodiamond composite hard coatings via discharge energy control: a nanoindentation-Raman approach. (2024)
Journal Article
EGIZA, M., DIAB, M.R., ATTA, H., ABDELFATAH, M.M., EL-SHAER, A. and YOSHITAKE, T. 2024. Unveiling a 72.5 GPa peak hardness in sustainable nanodiamond composite hard coatings via discharge energy control: a nanoindentation-Raman approach. Materials letters [online], 369, article numbers 136684. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2024.136684

Sustainable nanodiamond composite (NDC) films hold promise for high-performance hard coatings thanks to coaxial arc plasma deposition (CAPD). This eco-friendly technique eliminates the need for external heating, chemical reactions, or Co substrate pr... Read More about Unveiling a 72.5 GPa peak hardness in sustainable nanodiamond composite hard coatings via discharge energy control: a nanoindentation-Raman approach..

Tracking and estimation of surgical tool relative-pose and angle based on the vision system for surgical robot. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
MUTHUKRISHNAN, R., KANNAN, S., ZHAO, Y. and PRABHU, R. 2024. Tracking and estimation of surgical tool relative-pose and angle based on the vision system for sugical robot. Poster presented at the 3rd Medical device manufacturing centre annual conference 2024 (MDMC 2024), 23 May 2024, Glasgow, UK.

This research presents a Virtual Dynamic Tri crossbar and a Virtual Stable Graph (VDT VSG) which simplifies the task of tracing the needle angle and location in 2 D plane. In addition, Virtual Dynamic Line (helps to quantify the displacement between... Read More about Tracking and estimation of surgical tool relative-pose and angle based on the vision system for surgical robot..

Ghost hunting events and storytelling. (2024)
Journal Article
IRONSIDE, R.J. 2024. Ghost hunting events and storytelling. Event management [online], 28(4): festivals and storytelling: creating experiences through stories, places, and spaces, pages 649-654. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3727/152599524x17077053867629

Ghost hunting events are a popular leisure activity providing visitors with an immersive dark experience, connecting them with the dark heritage and supernatural legends of a place. This research note aims to conceptualize the role of storytelling in... Read More about Ghost hunting events and storytelling..