Browsing ERU - 2003 by Year "2003"

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  • Gunawardena, ND; Ranasinghe, HSS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    ISO 9000 is a senes of standards. developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). These standards provide the framework for establishing. documenting. and maintaining a system that ensure the quality ...
  • Widanapathiranage, SJ; Kumarage, AS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Bus and railway modes are popular modes of public transportation in the Colombo Metropolitan Region (CMR). Bus services operate in all 33 Divisional Secretary Division (OSD's) or the CMK while 19 DSD's are served by railways ...
  • Kulathilaka, SAS; Sagarika, DKNS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Finding cost effective, and relatively quick solution to handle the thick layers of soft peaty clays is a major challenge faced by Sri Lankan Geotechnical Engineers. Number of . different methods had been tried out to ...
  • Kugan, R; Puswewala, UGA; Kulathilaka, SAS; Peiris, TA [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The first rational theory to explain the settlements occurring in saturated clays was the 1- D theory of consolidation proposed by Terzaghi (1925). One of the main advantages of the theoretical modelling of consolidation ...
  • Madanayake, OC; Jayawardane, AKW; Wickramarachchi, N [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Since the age of the industrial revolution, many technologies have surfaced, yet none could compare to the reception that computers received. It is by far the most popular technology to knock on the doors of the modern ...
  • Rathnasiri, RM; Peiris, TA; Puswewala, UGA [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    In model soil slope studies as related to Geotechnical Engineering. the engineers arc interested in the failure surface and the maximum shear strength developed there upon failure. Monitoring the displacements and strains ...
  • Kahangamage, U; Burgess, S [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    New design solutions for heavy mechanical systems arc generally developed based on similar historical designs. However. new solution requirements hardly ever match exactly with a historical design. Historical designs thus ...
  • Gunapala, PY; Gunapala, O; Sagarika, APT [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The increasingly stringent requirements of rubber product consuming industries have put demand on Sri Lankan rubber processing industry to provide rubber parts with better performance such as high tensile strength, good ...
  • Warnakulasooriya, FSK; Tiltagala, SR [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Quality of a tvre is highly dependent on the tyre moulds that are being used to produce tyrcs. It has been found that in most of the situations. tyres are rejected due to defects and other problems arising from the existing ...
  • Karunaratne, CD; Gunawardena, ND; Kodikara, GW [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    A construction contract is a unique venture carried out to meet the needs of a client and other stakeholders within the parameters of cost. schedule and technical specifications. For a contract to be successful in all ...
  • Jayaratna, M; Rajasingham, S [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Alumina and mullite ceramics are widely used ceramic materials due to their attractive properties combined with chemical inertness and high strength. These arc "ell-established ceramic materials. which have many industrial ...
  • Wijeyekoon, SLJ; Hettiarachchi, IU; Senewiratne, WMG [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Factorv efl:1uents from raw rubber processing facilities exhibit very high biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). ammonia and suspended solids and therefore arc amenable for biological wastewater treatment. The Rubber Research ...
  • Janapriya, R; Kulararne, L; Pannipitiya, K; Gamakumara, A; De Silva, C [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Since their introduction in early J950's. barcodes have been found to be useful in many areas of applications. Today it has become the de-facto standards for object identification and labeling in many industries. There are ...
  • Padmasiri, KDSA; Gunawardana, ND; Kodikara, GW [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    lnvcstmcnt in commercial property development is an important component of investment portfolios of the government. individuals. many companies of different size. and lending institutions. Property development is a risky ...
  • Jayaweera, MW; Gamage, NPD; Wijekoon, SLK; Dilhanil, JAT [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) has been classified as an obnoxious freshwater weed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world due to its rapid growth rate and asexual reproduction. In Sri Lanka widespread ...
  • Perera, P; Hettiarachchi, MTP; Javanandana, ADC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The pitched roof. single bay, steel portal frame is now, a conunon structural form for single storey industrial buildings in Sri Lanka. It is adopted in preference to the conventional form of roof truss-stanchion or lattice ...
  • Gunapala, O; Gunapala, PY [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Sri Lankan rubber industries process approximately 90,000 tons of natural rubber per year for manufacture of tire tread. footwear. flooring, pneumatic tubes, rugs. dipped product and many others. Large quantities of ...
  • Wijeyekoorr, SLT; Jayaweera, MW; Hirimburegama, K; Kasturiarachchi, JC; Fernando, PUD [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Water hyacinth (Eichhomia crassipes [Mart.] Solms.) is one of the most prominent freefloating aquatic weeds found throughout the tropical and subtropical areas of the world. In Sri Lanka the water hyacinth was first ...
  • De Silva, GC; De Silva, CR; De Silva, LC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Automated detection of postures and actions of humans from image/video data is \ aluablc for many applications. Some examples are automated surveillance. effective Human- Computer Interaction and Entertainment such as ...
  • Gamage, NPD; Jayaweera, MW; De Silva, SD; Kasige, AP [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipesi has become one of the most obnoxious freshwater weeds \~ith numerous widespread infestations occurring in the North Western. Central and Southern provinces in Sri Lanka. Water hyacinth ...