Browsing University of Moratuwa Research – Reports by Year "1998"

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  • Jayasinghe, C [Article-Full-text]
    The housing requirements in Sri Lanka is rising due to growth of population and urbanisation. Due to change in socio-economic conditions and the living patterns of the society, there is a tendency for every individual ...
  • Perera, DFU; Jayasinghe, MTR [Article-Full-text]
    There are two major factors that discourage the use of earthquake resistant design and detailing of structures constructed in Sri Lanka. They are the belief that the earthquake resistant structures will cost a lot more ...
  • Jayanandana, ADC; Jayasinghe, MTR [SRC-Report]
  • Abhayawardhana, VS; Hunukumbure, RMM; Dias, D [Article-Full-text]
    This paper describes the development of a prototype Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access (DS-CDMA) system. The main objective of the work was to design and implement a CDMA system, based on its fundamental theoretical ...
  • Wijeyesekera, DS [Article-Full-text]
    Alleviation of traffic congestion is a growing problem because of its effects on trade, public transport viability and the inevitable environmental consequences in the society. Due to the traffic delays thereby causing ...
  • Jayasinghe, MTR; Jayatunga, PTP [SRC-Report]
    The role of passive solar buildings, which utilises the energy of the sun together with the characteristics of the local climates through certain number of passive elements, is to maintain the thermal comfort within the ...
  • Jayasinghe, MTR; Jayatunga, PTP [SRC-Report]
    In the design of low to medium rise reinforced concrete buildings, it is possible to use two options. The building can be designed as a rigid frame structure where the frame resists both vertical and lateral loads. Therefore, ...
  • Wijesekera, NTS [Article-Full-text]
    An understanding of the infiltration of water into soil is very important for irrigation engineers, to ensure optimum use of water resources. Infiltration into the soil under unsaturated and saturated conditions are often ...
  • Wijeyesekera, DS [Article-Full-text]
    Transportation being a facility which concerns every person in a country has to be considered by focussing on safety, convenience, economy and security. The relevance importance of each of these factors or its combinations ...
  • Dayawansa, IJ [Article-Full-text]
    Vehicular traffic flow is controlled by the use of signal lights. The signal lights change according to a predetermined time sequence, which is estimated by considering traffic flow data. Traffic flow data consists of ...
  • Amarasinghe, BMWPK [SRC-Report]
    This is the report submitted to the Senate Research Committee of the University of Moratuwa on the project 'Low Cost Packed Bed Tower Scrubbers for Gas Cleaning and Air Pollution Control'. Cleaning of gases is an ...
  • Wickramasuriya, S.S. [Article-Full-text]
    The overall objective of the project was to identify a few sites, selected from one or more districts which would be suitable for the installation of a ram pump system. In August 1993 a workshop was held at the University ...
  • Kumarage, AS; Bandara, JMSJ [Article-Full-text]
    This project was commenced in order to examine the viability of signalising roundabouts, where capacity has been exceede. It was held that successful signalisation, with roundabout would be entail a significant saving ...