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STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations. (2010)
Book Chapter
ARIVAZHAGAN, A., MEHTA, N.K. and JAIN, P.K. 2010. STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations. In Katalinic, B. (ed.) DAAAM international scientific book 2010. 2010 edition. Vienna, Austria: DAAAM International [online], chapter 37, pages 395-412. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2507/daaam.scibook.2010.37

This chapter presents various CAD/CAPP integration methodologies adopted in Feature Recognition Module (FRM) of a “Finish Machining – Computer Aided Process Planning system” (FM-CAPP). The FRM contains three sub modules to process the inputted STEP A... Read More about STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations..

A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. (2010)
Journal Article
MACLEOD, C. and GOW, K.S. 2010. A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 63(5/6), pages 192-205. Available from: http://jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2010.63.192

Most present-day research into Nuclear Fusion concentrates on high-temperature plasmas combined with Inertial or Magnetic Confinement. However, there exists another body of less well-known work based on Electrostatic Acceleration and Confinement. The... Read More about A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications..

Some practical aspects of electromagnetic activation. (2010)
Journal Article
MACLEOD, C., GOW, K.S. and CAPANNI, N. 2009. Some practical aspects of electromagnetic activation. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 62(9), pages 320-331. Available from: http://jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2009.62.320

Electromagnetic Activation (EMA) is an alternative to combustion in Scramjet-like hypersonic engines. The basis of the system was outlined in previous publications. This paper builds on these results and explores some further practical and theoretica... Read More about Some practical aspects of electromagnetic activation..

Development of an innovative and environmentally sustainable solid waste stream treatment process. (2010)
Thesis
RAMACHANDRAN, V. 2010. Development of an innovative and environmentally sustainable solid waste stream treatment process. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Oily sludges and oil contaminated solid wastes are generated from various sources such as from a) interceptors in petrol stations, automobile garages and rail service stations b) tank oil bottoms from crude oil storage tanks c) drill cuttings from oi... Read More about Development of an innovative and environmentally sustainable solid waste stream treatment process..

Specific and non-specific interactions on carbon material surfaces. (2010)
Thesis
ANDREU, A.Y. 2010. Specific and non-specific interactions on carbon material surfaces. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The interactions which occur between both polar and non-polar fluid phases and surfaces of various carbon materials: Activated Carbon (AC), non-porous Carbon Black (CB) and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs)with different surface chemistry have been... Read More about Specific and non-specific interactions on carbon material surfaces..

Integration of CAD/tool path data for 5-axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irrregular controured surfaces. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
ANBALAGAN, A. 2010. Integration of CAD/tool path for 5 axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irrregular contoured surfaces. In Katalinic, B. (ed.) Proceedings of 21st Danube Adria Association for Automation and Manufacturing (DAAAM) international symposium 2010: intelligent manufacturing and automation, 20-23 October 2010, Zadar, Croatia. Vienna: DAAAM International [online], article ID 617, pages 1233-1235. Available from: https://www.daaam.info/Downloads/Pdfs/proceedings/proceedings_2010/24469_Symp_1_head.pdf

This research paper presents the work on feature recognition, tool path data generation and integration with STEP-NC (AP-238 format) for features having Free form/Irregular Contoured Surfaces(s) (FICS). Initially, the FICS features are modelled/impor... Read More about Integration of CAD/tool path data for 5-axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irrregular controured surfaces..

Feature recognition and tool path generation for 5 axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irregular contoured surfaces. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
ANBALAGAN, A. 2010. Feature recognition and tool path generation for 5 axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irregular contoured surfaces. In Katalinic, B. (ed.) Proceedings of 21st Danube Adria Association for Automation and Manufacturing (DAAAM) international symposium 2010: intelligent manufacturing and automation, 20-23 October 2010, Zadar, Croatia. Vienna: DAAAM International [online], article ID 618, pages 1235-1236. Available from: https://www.daaam.info/Downloads/Pdfs/proceedings/proceedings_2010/24469_Symp_2_head.pdf

This research paper presents a five step algorithm to generate tool paths for machining Free form / Irregular Contoured Surface(s) (FICS) by adopting STEP-NC (AP-238) format. In the first step, a parametrized CAD model with FICS is created or importe... Read More about Feature recognition and tool path generation for 5 axis STEP-NC machining of free form/irregular contoured surfaces..

Development and testing of thin composite palladium membrane for membrane fuel cell processors. (2010)
Thesis
CHEN, C.C. 2010. Development and testing of thin composite palladium membrane for membrane fuel cell processors. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The Palladium (Pd) based membranes have long been the focus of studies for the separation of hydrogen due to its high permeability and selectivity toward hydrogen. However, palladium is a precious metal and extremely expensive and its wider applicati... Read More about Development and testing of thin composite palladium membrane for membrane fuel cell processors..

Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. (2010)
Thesis
TAN, S.F. 2010. Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

According to G59 recommendation, the common practice adopted by utilities in the UK is to disconnect Distributed generators (DGs) immediately once a network fault is detected to prevent islanding operation and disruption of the operation of conventio... Read More about Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation..

Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. [Dataset] (2010)
Dataset
TAN, S.F. 2010. Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. [Dataset]. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dataset is supplementary to the full thesis, which is available on OpenAIR: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/806. It is compiled of five appendices (C, D, F, G and H) which had been originally stored on a CD-ROM. Appendix C shows the data points of... Read More about Development of a novel single-phase auto-reclosing scheme for distribution network with integrated distributed generation. [Dataset].

Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications. (2010)
Thesis
ADAMS, M. 2010. Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Novel glass tracers, organic and inorganic polymers based on narrow band atomic fluorescence, have been developed for deployment as environmental tracers. The use of discrete fluorescent species in an environmentally stable host has been investigated... Read More about Development and application of novel tracers for environmental applications..

Low velocity impact behavior of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components. (2010)
Journal Article
MOUTI, Z., WESTWOOD, K., KAYVANTASH, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2010. Low velocity impact behavior of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components. Materials [online], 3(4), pages 2463-2473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma3042463

This paper concerns automotive parts located underneath the engine and in particular the engine oil pan. Classically made of stamped steel or cast aluminum, new developments have allowed the manufacture oil pans with polyamide 66 reinforced by 35% we... Read More about Low velocity impact behavior of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components..