ERU - 2009

 

Recent Submissions

  • Wickramarachchi, N; Bandara, HMSLG; Jayarathna, KHEH; Karunapala, PMAU; Senevirathne, MRKC [Conference-Abstract]
    Control of Electrical appliances from hand tracking is our final year project and mainly based on newly emerging image processing technology. Image grabbed by the camera will be processed by PC and if it is identified any ...
  • Ranaweera, RAMP; Kahangamage, UP [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper presents a successful and innovative approach for improving presentation skills of undergraduates by incorporating PowerPoint presentation to laboratory practical assessments. The key aims were to improve oral ...
  • Anurangi, WAJ; Amarasinghe, BMWPK; De Alwis, AAP [Conference-Abstract]
    In this study, agricultural waste, rice husk was used as an adsorbent in the oil pollution management. Thermally treated rice husk, prepared by carbonizing rice husk at 600 °C for 3 hrs, were tested for oil removal from ...
  • Karunaratne, HWGI; Gunasekera, MY [Conference-Abstract]
    Parboiling is a process used to improve the milling characteristics of paddy. The wastewater generated from soaking operation in parboiling process has pollutant levels higher than the discharge standards. Lab scale ...
  • Rodrigo, JS; Rodrigo,R [Conference-Abstract]
    Image segmentation is a popular topic in computer vision. Incorporation of prior shape knowledge into this process and the subsequent extraction of objects demonstrating shape characteristics similar to the priors are being ...
  • Kodikara, MC; Samarasinghe, SADH; Chandrasiri, MS; Sugathapala, AGT [Conference-Abstract]
    This manuscript consists of the computation of the aerodynamic performances of flow around ceiling fan of symmetrical blade profiles ceiling fans by computational fluid mechanics (CFD) methods, developing a methodology for ...
  • Vilasini, PPG [Conference-Abstract]
    Lean is a management philosophy which delivers many benefits such as waste reduction, cycle time inventory reduction, improvement in quality, delivery in time, high customer satisfaction etc. But up to S0% implemented ...
  • Senevirathne, SWMAI; Kahangamage, UP; Mangala, KHJ [Conference-Abstract]
    Most of the Sri Lankan Die & mould makers are Small and Medium Enterprises. Due to various constraints they manage cater only for 20% of local die & mould demand. One of the reasons is the high technological gap between ...
  • Sandamali, RC; Senevirathne, NGKSN; Sirimanna, MPG; Fernando, MARV [Conference-Abstract]
    The mobile fish sellers in Sri Lanka used bicycles, motor bicycles and three wheelers to distribute fish. Refrigerated three-wheeler truck was developed targeting mobile food sellers. A prototype was fabricated which ...
  • Ranaweera, RAMP; Gamage, JR; Kahangamage, UP; Dassanayake, VPC [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper elaborates a successful attempt made for improved way of conducting and assessing of laboratory classes. The key aims were to improve the quality & effectiveness of laboratory classes, promote team work and ...
  • Gunapala, O; Gunapala, PY; Tilakasena, U [Conference-Abstract]
    The research was directed to design an extruder die for production of semi rigid poly-vinyl-chloride ( PVC) pipes widely used as an outlet pipe in washing machines, that are very popular not only at homes but in a number ...
  • Dassanayake, VPC; Abeysiriwardena, DSDZ; Lalitharatne, SWHMTD; Wimalarathne, KAAP [Conference-Abstract]
    The purpose of this paper is to explain the approach taken and results achieved in an attempt made to develop mobile robot team which can move in formation in an indoor environment. A trilateration system is implemented ...
  • Bandara, PMSS; Basnayake, BMHSK; Dissanayake, DMMC; Kahangamage, UP [Conference-Abstract]
    The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on how to overcome the problematic issues the Sri Lankan timber drying industry is currently facing with and to assure the future sustenance of the industry. In order to achieve ...
  • Attalage, RA; Abeysekara, GPTK; Ketanwila, KHHG; Vithana, KAP [Conference-Abstract]
    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the adaptability of evaporative cooling technology to Sri Lankan environment. Desiccant cooling technology is initiated to control the relative humidity level of the environment. ...
  • Abeynayake, AMNS; Amarakoon, AMAB; Weerasinghe, DGO [Conference-Abstract]
    This research evaluates the potential of alternative air conditioning techniques for industrial buildings in Sri Lanka. In order to assess the applicability of selected alternatives, a life cycle cost analysis was performed ...
  • Dassanayake, VPC; Dalpatadu, KPS; De Silva, BMO; Gamage, ANE [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper explains how motion capture technology can effectively be used to detect, analyze and quantify human activities such as walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs. This technology is expected to be used for ...
  • Gopura, RARC; Jayawardene, TSS; Amarasena, KGAH [Conference-Abstract]
    Poly bag manufacturing entrepreneurs face many challenges due to frequent fluctuation and continuous increasing trend of material prices of poly bags. Further legal restrictions imposed on some types of polythene products ...
  • Jayawardane, JTST; Adikary, SU; Gunawardane, U [Conference-Abstract]
    Development of a glazed red clay cookware body with adequate thermal shock resistance was successfully locally available raw materials. Thermal compatibility of red clay and different fritted glazes were investigated thermal ...
  • Dias, SAD; Dayananada, NWN; Ferdinand, NS; Thivya, K; Udagedara, EA; Weerathunga, PE [Conference-Abstract]
    The objective of this extended abstract is to present Brain e-Learning System -which ^vas developed and tested final year undergraduate project at the department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering university ...
  • Hewage, SPK; Munasinghe, RGNDS [Conference-Abstract]
    Flash butt welding is a well established and economical manufacturing process classified as a solid state welding process and mainly used in automobile wheel industry. The advantages of this process are economical in ...

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