Engineering Research Unit (ERU)

 

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

  • 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, R [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, P.D.; 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, R.A.S.; Kaluarrachchi, P.; Weerasekara, K.M.R.D.; Ratnayake, V.S. [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, W.G.H.A.M.; Hewage, N.; Dhanushka, W.D.M.; Nufail, M.N.M.; 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, W.M.P.P.; Deshapriya, K.K.V.V.C.; Dissanayake, K.D.M.K.; Ekanayake, E.M.K.U.B. [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 ...
  • Wijesuriya, WASI; Perera, AHP; Gayan, JMU; Attalage, RA; Dassanayake, P [Conference-Full-text]
    The use of natural light instead of artificial light to conduct activities has been shown to havepositive physical and psychological effects in humans. Thus the growing trend of incorporating natural light in office spaces ...
  • Careem, M.; Karunarathne, D. [Conference-Full-text]
    Most public geospatial data is served via standard compliant Web Mapping Servers and Web Feature Servers available globally. However, it is quite complicated to search and locate the relevant data if the exact data source ...
  • Bandara, T.P.S.H.; Chandrasekara, W.K.M.S.P.; Chathunga, J.A.R.; Chiranjeewa, K.A.L.; Wimalasuriya, D.C.; Fernando, M.B.T.L.; Jayathilake, P.W.D.C. [Conference-Full-text]
    Automated software log file analysis holds an important position in software maintenance. Currently available analysis tools are not generic. They tend to focus on specific software or servers and their flexibilities are ...
  • Wijayasiri, A.; Sampath, C.; Rathnayaka, N.; Jayaweera, R.; De Silva, C. [Conference-Full-text]
    Digital videos and images have become a common thing in life. More and more sophisticated tools are becoming available for the general consumers. With the advancement of digital image processing and video processing te ...
  • Dimithrie, P.S.; Dias, Gihan [Conference-Full-text]
    In current travel planning systems, even for a relatively straightforward round-trip query, it is not uncommon to spend more than 30 seconds. If the results can be produced as quickly as possible it will res u I t in a ...
  • Senevirathne, S.W.M.A.I.; Fernando, M.A.R.V. [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper presents a literature review done on Cryogenic cooling, Liquid Nitrogen Cooling(LNC), and 'Chilled Air and Minimum Quantity Lubrication' (CAMQL) cooling methods used in machining operations, targeting to ...

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