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Indigenous capability building as an intervention strategy for sustainable enerby implementation in vulnerable societies. (2014)
Thesis
GARNIATI, L. 2014. Indigenous capability building as an intervention strategy for sustainable enerby implementation in vulnerable societies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Geospatial regions have different requirements for energy development due to variations in environmental, economic, social, and political constraints which influence their energy demand profiles and generation capacities. These constraints determine... Read More about Indigenous capability building as an intervention strategy for sustainable enerby implementation in vulnerable societies..

Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. (2013)
Report
COCKBURN, D., DEVECI, G., DONALDSON, B., GRAY, D., HARRIS, P., LAING, R., MCCLEAN, D., MARTIN, A., OWEN, A. and PRONDZYNSKI, F. V. 2013. Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. [onlone]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/f...tre-regeneration-report

The aim of this discussion paper is to stimulate debate and prompt action regarding the future shape and purpose of Aberdeens city centre. This paper argues that investment in a thriving and dynamic city centre requires consideration of the city as a... Read More about Regenerating Aberdeen: a vision for a thriving and vibrant city centre..

The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines. (2012)
Thesis
TURNER, N. 2012. The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

For the tidal current power industry to progress, simple models for predicting the performance of tidal current turbines are needed. Currently the aerodynamic models developed for wind turbines are typically used to predict tidal turbine performance.... Read More about The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines..

Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. (2011)
Thesis
OKORIE, O.P. 2011. Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Climate change and energy security are key issues motivating the development of Tidal Current Energy (TCE) technology. Small scale model testing of TCE devices is a major challenge facing the technology due to turbulent flow in tidal currents environ... Read More about Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents..

The contribution of small-scale wind and photovoltaic renewable energy sources to the Scottish energy mix. (2011)
Thesis
FOWLER, A.M. 2011. The contribution of small-scale wind and photovoltaic renewable energy sources to the Scottish energy mix. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Energy needs in the UK are currently met primarily through the use of finite resources, such as oil, coal and gas. The use of these fuels has led to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. There is a need for a more localised and sustainable energy... Read More about The contribution of small-scale wind and photovoltaic renewable energy sources to the Scottish energy mix..

The application of low aspect ratio hydrofoils to the secure positioning of static equipment in tidal streams. (2007)
Thesis
OWEN, A. 2007. The application of low aspect ratio hydrofoils to the secure positioning of static equipment in tidal streams. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The costs of installing tidal energy technology are high, requiring expensive vessels to drill sockets in the sea bed or to handle gravity based structures of substantial mass, and this impacts on the commercial viability of any proposed marine renew... Read More about The application of low aspect ratio hydrofoils to the secure positioning of static equipment in tidal streams..