• Solar Potential Assessment of Facades in an Urban Context: An Algorithm for 2.5D Digital Surface Models

      Rehman, N; Anderson, TN; Nates, R (Australian PV Institute, 2017)
      As urban environments become more complex and built-up there is reduced space on roofs for photovoltaic systems, meaning there is an opportunity to develop façade (wall) integrated photovoltaic systems. However, to facilitate ...
    • Solution Spaces

      Kasto, N; Whalley, JL; Philpott, A; Whalley, D (Australian Computer Society, Inc., 2014)
      This paper explores the idea of solution space in the context of novice programmers and code writing tasks. A definition for solution space is provided and an analysis of a series of code writing questions from a first ...
    • Solvability of a hybrid model for a vertical slender structure

      Labuschagne, A; van Rensburg, NFJ; van der Merwe, AJ (European Society of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (ESCMSE), 2009)
      We consider the solvability of a hybrid model for the vibration of a vertical slender structure mounted on an elastic seating. The slender structure is modeled as a Rayleigh beam and gravity is taken into account. The ...
    • Solving infinite games on trees with back-edges

      Liu, J; Khoussainov, B; Gandhi, A (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2012)
      We study the computational complexity of solving the following problem: Given a game G played on a fi- nite directed graph G, output all nodes in G from which a specific player wins the game G. We pro- vide algorithms for ...
    • Some insights into Stirling machine behaviour

      Tucker, AS; Gschwendtner, MA; Haywood, D (Georgia Institute of Technology, ICC Press, 2010)
      Through its involvement in the analysis, design and development of both Stirling engines and refrigerating applications, the Stirling Cycle Research Group at the University of Canterbury has, over several years, encountered ...
    • Spatial modelling for extreme precipitation in the Basque country, Spain

      Lee, J (The Bayesian Research and Applications Group (BRAG), 2012)
      No abstract.
    • Spatial variability on soil pH gradient: a case study in vineyards

      Scannavino, JR; Perez-Kuroki, AJ; Ghobakhlou, A; Sallis, P; Shanmuganathan, S; Cruvinel, PE (The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), 2011)
      Soil pH gradient is an indicator of microorganisms and bacteria population in root zones with effects on the growth of plants, such as grapevine (Fernandez-Calviño, 2010). The pH gradient analysis can be used to determine ...
    • Spreadsheets as collaborative technologies in global requirements change management

      Hussain, W; Clear, T (IEEE, 2014)
      Globally distributed stakeholders employ various collaborative technologies to manage requirements. While these technologies facilitate requirements collaboration, their perceived purpose, use and structure co-evolve over ...
    • Stability Enhancement of a Power System With Wind Generation Using ANN Based STATCOM

      Mauboy, E; Lie, T; Anderson, T (The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2015)
      This paper examines the impact of a high penetration of Squirrel Cage Induction Generator wind turbines (SCIGs) on the voltage regulation and reactive power compensation on a grid. It shows that SCIGs slow down voltage ...
    • State of the art review of forming of coated sheet steel

      Heinzel, H; Neitzert, T (AUT University, 2006)
      No abstract
    • The State-of-the-art Technology of Currency Identification: A Comparative Study

      Wang, G; Wu, X; Yan, W-Q (IGI Global, 2017)
      The security issue of currency has attracted awareness from the public. Despite the development of applying various anti-counterfeit methods on currency notes, cheaters are able to produce illegal copies and circulate them ...
    • Statistical methods in analysing health inequalities among the world citizens

      Shanmuganathan, S; Claster, W (The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. and the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation., 2009)
      While many international and national institutions world over, such as, World Health Organisation (WHO), the World Bank and national/ state health institutions, strive to promote health, prevent and control disease, formulate ...
    • Stepped piston engines for multi-fuel UAV application

      Hooper, P (Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), 2005)
      This paper presents design and development data for the SPV580 Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) engine. The project was funded by the British Ministry of Defence to meet future need for low mass power plants for advanced UAVs. ...
    • Stirling-cycle heat-pumps and refrigerators – a realistic alternative?

      Haywood, D; Raine, JK; Gschwendtner, MA (Institute of Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning Engineers (IRHACE), 2002)
      Concerns about the environmental impact of refrigerants used in vapour-compression heatpumps and refrigerators, have prompted the Stirling-Cycle Research Group at the University of Canterbury to investigate the feasibility ...
    • Strategies and guidelines for improving wireless local area network performance

      Sarkar, NI; Sarkar, NI (InterNetWorks Research Lab, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2012)
      There has been a tremendous growth in the deployment of IEEE 802.11 (a/b/g/n) wireless local area networks (WLANs) in recent years. This growth is due to the flexibility, low cost, simplicity, and user mobility offered by ...
    • Strategy-led construction: success through a human-centred approach

      Ramanayaka, C; Rotimi, J.O.B. (The University of New South Wales, 2012)
      Performance statistics in the construction industry show that project and company failures have become widespread in the industry. Studies have recognized the need for new planning approaches, since existing approaches ...
    • Structural Deformation of Sandwich Composite Heliostats

      Anderson, T; Fadlallah, S; Nates, R (Australian PV Institute (APVI), 2018)
      The cost of heliostats has a significant influence on the cost of central tower concentrating solar power systems. To address this issue there is a need for new innovative heliostat designs that can reduce the heliostats’ ...
    • Students Envisioning the Future

      Lind, T; Cajander, Å; Sandblad, B; Daniels, M; Lárusdóttir, M; McDermott, R; Clear, T (IEEE, 2016)
      How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a ...
    • Students revising for test using SMS

      Petrova, K (IAMLEARN, 2007)
      In this paper an experiment involving mLearning using Short Message Service (SMS) is described. The experiment was designed after a study of the readiness of the participants in terms of mobile device ownership, mobile ...