• Building integrated solar concentrators for façade applications

      Mahendran, Piratheepan (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      In this study a novel building façade integrated photovoltaic/thermal (BIPVT) collector was designed to produce both electricity and hot water. Based on the shortcomings of concepts presented in the literature, a simple ...
    • An investigation into bicycle performance and design

      Prince, John (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The main hypothesis of this thesis was to determine to what extent mathematical modelling can influence the dynamics of the bicycle and improve handling performance. Hence a key objective was to develop effective and valid ...