Engineering Research Unit (ERU & MERcon)

 

The Engineering Research Unit (ERU) of the University of Moratuwa was set up to disseminate the knowledge gained through valuable research carried out at the Faculty of Engineering to the Scientific Community and to promote research among Faculty members.

ERU research symposium is a peer-reviewed conference on the disciplines of engineering. The proceedings of the ERU Research Symposium are published by ERU.


Access to full-text papers of this collection is allowed only within the University premises (IP based access).



Recent Submissions

  • Kapilan, B; Wang, G; Razul, SG; Ting, SK; See, CM [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper proposes an improved blind channel equalization method based on the generalized eigenvector algorithm (GEA). The new method can extract the desired signal in the presence of strong co-channel interference. The ...
  • Hemapala, KTMU; Dayarathne, MS; Swathika, OVG [Conference-Abstract]
    In most of the countries cost of rural electrification from grid extension is very high. This is mainly due to improper planning and lack of knowledge on low cost distribution technologies. Most of the African countries ...
  • Wipulasundara, SD [Conference-Abstract]
    A major challenge faced by parents today is child care. Identifying a threat at its earliest stage would be the best way to avoid any hazards caused by it. The baby under observation may not always be in the vicinity of ...
  • Mendis, C; Lahiru, D; Pamudika, N; Madushanka, S; Ranathunga, S; Dias, G [Conference-Abstract]
    In this paper, we present a system to automatically assess multi-step answers for geometric theorem proving questions in high school Mathematics. The system is capable of allocating partial marks for steps considering a ...
  • Silva, HPTN; Peiris, TSG [Conference-Abstract]
    The modeling of the weekly rainfall percentile is imperative for better understanding of rainfall patterns in any region. This study focuses on selecting the most appropriate probability distributions for weekly rainfall ...
  • Nanayakkara, KD; Dias, WPS [Conference-Abstract]
    Since cement manufacturing causes 7- 8% of total global CO2 emissions, attempts have been made to minimize cement consumption. One method is to introduce pozzolans, commonly fly ash (FA), as supplementary materials to ...
  • Sarveswaran, K [Conference-Abstract]
    A successful e-Learning system primarily consists of a Learning Management system and a Content Management system. A Learning Management System addresses the user administration and related managerial requirements. This ...
  • Chathuramali, KGM; Rodrigo, BKRP [Conference-Abstract]
    Human activity recognition finds many applications in areas such as surveillance, and sports. Such a system classifies a spatio-temporal feature descriptor of a human figure in a video, based on training examples. However ...
  • Mohideen, F; Rodrigo, BKRP [Conference-Abstract]
    Feature descriptors have enabled feature matching under varying imaging conditions, while mostly being backed by experimental evidence. In addition to imposing some re- strictions in imaging conditions needed to ensure ...
  • Karunaratne, PVM [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Dress is a non verbal communicative object and dressing is a part of cultural activity. One of the distinctive features of dress is that a group of people shares a particular patterns or styles of dress. The style of a ...
  • Karunaratne, PVM [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Theories of culture based on signs and systems are found across an interdisciplinary spectrum. There seems to be a growing consensus across disciplines that the forms of culture (linguistic, material, aesthetic, ritualistic, ...
  • Wijayapala, Ugs; Dharmasena, DKAS; Bandara, DMN; Chathuranga, MAI; Rajapakshe, KS [Conference-Full-text]
    Scouring is one of the most important processes in fabric formation in the textile industry. The main function of scouring is the removal of hydrophobic impurities in fabrics made out of natural fibers. Normally scouring ...
  • Munasinghe, PD; Wanniarachchi, T [Conference-Full-text]
    Contact Dermatitis (CD) is a skin disease which can make humans fearful of wearing certain fabrications. Formaldehyde and its compounds are the main causative agents and Nickel and Chromium also work as allergens for CD. ...
  • Balasooriya, MC; Athukorala, DMA; Sanjaya, MGC; Mayura, S; Niles, SN; Abeysooriya, RP [Conference-Full-text]
    This study focuses on the development of a comprehensive fabric quality grading system for selected end uses. This system goes beyond currently existing methods by reflecting the suitability of a candidate fabric for a ...
  • Upendra, RAS; Kaluarrachchi, P; Weerasekara, KMRD; Ratnayake, VS [Conference-Full-text]
    The paper includes a methodology to calculate the fabric laying and cutting times for a cutting department of an apparel manufacturing company. The methodology was developed based on the data collected for woven trouser ...
  • Silva, WGHAM; Hewage, N; Dhanushka, WDM; Nufail, MNM; Nanayakkara, V; Perera, S [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper presents Siyapath, a distributed volunteer computing framework prototype. It takes a novel approach in solving the problem of increasing demand for high performance computing. High performance computing addresses ...
  • Attanayake, WMPP; Deshapriya, KKVVC; Dissanayake, KDMK; Ekanayake, EMKUB [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper describes an implementation of a new PC based RADAR monitoring system which mainly eliminates some limitations in the current monitoring system and introduces some advanced features over the current system. ...
  • Bandara, RMPS; Attalage, RA [Conference-Full-text]
    Buildings account for approximately 40% of the global energy consumption and 36% of total carbon dioxide emissions. At present, high emphasis is given on the reduction of energy consumption and carbon footprint by ...

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