Recent Submissions

  • 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. ...
  • Vibration control of wind turbines with variable rotor sped and grid faults 

    Staino, Andrea (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2014)
    The aim of this thesis is to propose, design and analyze vibration mitigation systems in wind turbines. Formulations have been developed to include variations of the rotational speed of the blades. The control methodologies ...

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