Recent Submissions

  • Soil plasticity determination using manafi method and apparatus 

    MANAFIGHORABAEI, SEYEDMASOUD (Trinity College Dublin. School of Engineering. Discipline of Civil Structural & Environmental Eng, 2017)
    Determination of soil plasticity is of great importance in geotechnical engineering projects. Consistency of soil can be expressed in terms of Atterberg limits of soils. Liquid limit and plastic limit tests are among the ...
  • Infrared imaging analysis of hand skin temperature for thermal comfort assessment 

    Walsh, Simeon (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2015)
    Thermal comfort is a subjective sensation of the mind and body which expresses a level of satisfaction with the thermal environment. For years thermal comfort has been studied and external variables such as air temperature ...
  • Biogrout : pore scale bonding phenomena in saturated and unsaturated soils 

    Viganotti, Matteo (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2014)
    In the field of biogeocivil engineering one of the most promising in-situ ground improvement technologies is represented by Microbially Induced Carbonate Precipitation (MICP). Often referred to as biogrouting, MICP ground ...
  • A socio-technical evaluation of the effectiveness of social housing energy efficient upgrading in Ireland 

    Sinnott, Derek (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2015)
    This dissertation evaluates the results from a multi-level multidisciplinary study on the effect of energy efficient upgrading on social housing. The National Energy Efficiency Action Plan aims to deliver a 20% national ...
  • Determination of a reduced dataset to guide forecasting of energy use in commercial buildings 

    Shiel, Patrick Andrew (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2014)
    The importance of reducing energy usage in buildings is difficult to overstate. Approximately 10% of all energy consumed in the EU and the US is used on the provision of occupant thermal comfort in commercial buildings. ...

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