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  • De Silva, N; Ranasinghe, KAMK; De Silva, CR [Conference-Abstract]
    The concept of lean maintenance is promoted to eliminate maintenance waste and to maximize efficiency of the manufacturing process for overall cost reduction. The optimum usage of labour,material and technology is thus, ...
  • Sofi, M; Zou, Z; Lumantarna, E; Mendis, PA; Aye, L [Conference-Abstract]
    The aim of this paper is to review the current literature on maintenance of building structural systems. It emphasises the importance of maintenance as an item for consideration from the beginning of the conceptual design ...
  • Karnasena, G; Rathnayake, RMNU; Karunarathna, KMMC [Conference-Full-text]
    Abstract: Increase of man-made conflicts around worldwide has created conflict waste as a major challenge. Improper management of conflict waste creates issues in public health and safety, environment, economic cost on ...
  • Samanmali, R; De Silva, N [Conference-Full-text]
    This research aims to take an insight at construction professional-specific occupational stress causing factors, and their impacts to the productivity. The occupational stress causing factors pertinent to construction ...
  • Dayaratne, HDCT; Premakumara, R; Perera, T; Prince, S; Fernando, EASK; Jayawardane, TSS [Conference-Full-text]
    Start-up marks are considered as one of the major defect in woven fabric, it occurs when the loom is restarted after loom stoppage due to various reasons. This defect is more prominent in high speed weaving looms ...
  • Fernando, N; Amin, M; Narayana, M; Jayawickrama, T; Asadullah; Jayasena, S [Conference-Full-text]
    Biomass is recently gaining popularity in industry as a promising source of renewable energy. Thermal conversion of biomass is recently gaining increased attention of researchers as a way of improving the efficiency ...
  • Charitha, H [Conference-Abstract]
    There is not any fixed meaning in any concepts in the subjects related to social sciences and humanities. Meaning given for any concept may depend on the context where that concept is constructed and discussed. The idea ...
  • Uddika, JI; Samarakkody, IC; Harinth, PR; Dharmaratne, PGR; Hemalal, PVA; Thanansayan, G [Conference-Full-text]
    The Bogala Graphite Mines in Sri Lanka is experiencing a considerable water flow problem for more than two decades which has resulted in increasing total production cost due to high dewatering cost. This case study was ...
  • Jayatilake, A; Peiris, S [Conference-Abstract]
    Population ageing is an universal phenomenon and it is expected to be among the most prominent global demographic trends of the 21st century. In Sri Lanka there was a rising trend of ageing population throughout the past ...
  • Malasinghe, L; Weerasuriya, R [Conference-Full-text]
    Modern communication networks uses optical fibre extensively. The transport networks are upgrading its capacity continuously to provide the bandwidth requirement of the customer requirements. To provide such an increase ...
  • Arunothayan, R; Perera, PMDJS; Dias, WPS [Conference-Abstract]
    Steel reinforcement corrosion is the most frequent threat to concrete durability. Carbonation is considered to be one of the prominent precursors to steel corrosion in concrete. The introduction of fly ash concrete increases ...
  • Arunothayan, R; Gamage, JCPH [Conference-Abstract]
    Application of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) materials is an emerging technique for retrofitting concrete structures. Performance of composites mainly depends on the adhesive component which uses to create the ...
  • Udukumburage, RS; Ariyasena, MADN; Rupasinghe, GGMBMB; Karunarathne, S [Conference-Full-text]
    subsurface horizontal flow constructed wetland located at University of Moratuwa was observed from January 2012 to November 2012 in order to derive empirical equations for the treatment efficiencies of BOD, COD, Nitrate-N, ...
  • Gunasekera, U; Perera, N; Perera, S; Hareendra, Y; Somaweera, L; De Silva, N; Tissera, N; Wijesinghe, R [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper investigates the possibility to use Graphene coated fabric for thermal conductive purposes. Existing methods of thermal conductivity improvement of textiles require extrusion facilities and the end products are ...
  • Jasotharan, S; Weerasekera, IRA [Conference-Abstract]
    A hyperbolic shear deformation theory for thick isotropic beams is developed where the displacements are defined using a meaningful function which is more physical and directly comparable with other higher order theories. ...
  • Kulasekera, S; Madanayake, A; Wijenayake, C; Bayer, FM; Cintra, RJ [Conference-Full-text]
    The two-dimensional (2-D) discrete Fourier transform (DFT) is widely used in digital signal processing (DSP) and computing applications. Fast Fourier transforms (FFTs) are widely used as low-complexity algorithms for ...
  • Iddamalgoda, ITLP; Sandanayake, YG; Wadugodapitiya, RRMMK [Conference-Abstract]
    One of the most difficult decisions taken by the client in this era of construction industry is selecting a most suitable contractor. Since the construction industry is characterized by cost and time overruns, serious ...
  • Ratnayake, AS; Weththasinghe, SM; Dushyantha, N; Premasiri, HMR; Ratnayake, NP [Conference-Abstract]
    Coastal environment is a unique morphodynamic system for diverse changes. The present study estimated coastal morphodynamic changes and sediment transportation directions at locations of Uswetakeiyawa beach nourishment ...
  • De Silva, R; Jayasena, HS [Conference-Full-text]
    The shift from traditional procurement systems, towards more collaborative procurement systems which are backed-up with information and communication technology (ICT), is becoming the new trend in the present day construction ...
  • Darmawardana, PDH; Kahingala, TD; Karunarathna, KMCG; Kularatne, LBSN; Karunadasa, JP [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper proposes a nine level Cascaded H-Bridge Multi-Level Inverter, realized via Distortion Minimization PWM technology which is incorporated in an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), operating in the low power end. The ...