ERU - 2002

 

Recent Submissions

  • Jayawardana, KGS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    There are more than 80 electroplating units in Sri Lanka, including household units. However, the level of electroplating technology in Sri Lanka is low, and several problems of electroplating facilities with regard to ...
  • Paranawidanage, K; Dissanayake, DPD [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The clothing sector of Sri Lanka is highly export oriented and dependent on the developments in the international market and trade practices. If Sri Lanka is to compete effectively in the international market, more effort ...
  • Perera, WAJD; Dassanayake, VPC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Currently, the process of scheduling a tournament is hampered to a great extent because it is done manually. This leads to the inefficient use of resources (the most important of which is time) in the development of a ...
  • De Silva, JWN; Walpalage, S; Lokupitiya, R [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Natural rubber latex is the most common source material for surgical and examination gloves. The introduction of universal precautions in health care settings to prevent the spread of AIDS & Hepatitis-B has dramatically ...
  • Perera, KKCK; Malika, MS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    According to the statistics on energy consumption by source, fossil fuel is dominant; this will possibly result in environmental pollution causing certain hazards to all living matter. But there should be some way to get ...
  • Gamage, K; Ranaweera, A; Karunadasa, JP; Dias, D [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The paper presents the development of a simple technique for remote reading of utility meters using low voltage power distribution lines. Remotely reading electricity, gas and water meters have distinct advantages over ...
  • Judith, HLDMA; Bandara, JMSJ [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Improper construction techniques, poor quality of materials and incorrect quantities of binder and aggregate used are the possible reasons for the inferior quality of surface dressings. Premature failure due to the first ...
  • Pathirana, DNW; Dassanayake, VPC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    With the emergence of personal robotics applications, mobile robotics technology has reached beyond the factory floor into unstructured environments that have not been specifically engineered for robots. In contrast to ...
  • Thambawita, IS; Gunapala, O; Gunapala, PY [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Fillers playa major role in the rubber industry with respect to their effect on properties of vulcanised rubber and the compound's cost. For most applications rubber compounds are loaded with reinforcing carbon black fillers ...
  • Perera, AADAJ; Imriyas, K [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The primary objectives of any contractor are to obtain jobs, to complete them within a reasonable time, and to obtain payments for the work completed with an acceptable profit. They also like to keep a positive cash flow ...
  • Fernando, MARV [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    A country must produce what its people want, or more, for it to develop or even to survive. Academic knowledge alone cannot produce any tangible product on its own. This when converted to practically useable knowledge, ...
  • Priyanvada, AKM; Jayasinghe, MTR [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    One of the primary objectives of the building designer should be to ensure that the built environment is thermally comfortable to its occupants, possibly throughout the day and round the year. Therefore, this should receive ...
  • Watugala, GK; Damgampola, PS; Priyanka, MTD; Wickramanayaka, DRK; Wickramasinghe, PDOJS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    In metal rolling and in calendaring operations, the raw material is squeezed through two horizontal cylindrical rollers rotating in opposite directions. The thickness of the sheet coming out of the two rollers must be kept ...
  • Gunawardhana, WDDH; Jayaweera, MW; Kasturiarachchi, JC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Ratmalana-Moratuwa industrial area has been subject to heavy pollution from various industries for more than a decade. This area is believed to have been polluted with heavy metals that have some drastic adverse impacts ...
  • Fernando, PUD; Gamage, NPD; Jayaweera, MW [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes (Mart). Solms) is considered as a serious pest in many lakes, irrigation canals, stagnant ponds, waterways and semi-wet areas in Sri Lanka. Bolgoda Lake has been severely affected by ...
  • Weerakoon, KGPK; Lokupitiya, RS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Rapid population growth in third world cities has resulted in rapid urban growth at an unmanageable scale, because cities have been unable to deal with it within their existing physical political and socioeconomic framework. ...
  • Piyadasa, JADI; Kumarage, AS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Dispatching of buses on a route is a vital element of a good bus service, whether the private sector or the government operates it. Buses could be dispatched according to two general criteria, i.e. economic and financial. ...
  • Maduwage, S; Amarasinghe, ADUS; Munindradasa, DAI [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The presence of infusible and insoluble strong three-dimensional chemical networks in waste and used vulcanized rubbers creates a major issue. The development of a suitable technology to reverse the vulcanization process ...
  • Sirisoma, RMNT; Bandara, JMSJ; Kumarage, A [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The selection of an optimal public transport route structure for a transit network is a combinatorial type optimization problem. Therefore finding a good solution would not be based on theoretical network analysis ...
  • Perera, SAS; Hatharasinghe, RC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Mixing impellers are used to dissolve solutes in solvents, disperse solids in liquids and emulsify immiscible liquids. A system that needs mixing can be classified as a low viscosity system, a medium viscosity system or a ...

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