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  • Udayakumara, SV; Gunapala, PY; Gunapala, O [Conference-Abstract]
    This project aims to develop an efficient and low cost chemical recycling method to extract valuable terephthalic acid (TPA) from post consumer Poly (ethylene Terephthalate) (PET) in Sri Lanka. PET waste from soft drink ...
  • Wettasinghe, WADSL; Widisinghe, HR; Wijayasekara, PDDS; Wijesekara, SRMDTS; Hemapala, KTMU [Conference-Abstract]
    A microgrid is a small scale power system consisting of distributed small power facilities such as solar power, wind power and micro-turbines. Because of some merits such as an eco-friendly system, good quality power supply ...
  • Wijesinghe, WMD; Wijesekera, NTS [Conference-Abstract]
    The suitability of the Rational Equation for the derivation of steam/lows for small ungauged watersheds is studied. A Unit Hydrograph can be derived using the peak discharge obtained from the Rational Equation and using ...
  • Jatheeshan, V; Peiris, TNU; Mendis, LBSK; Nanayakkara, SMA [Conference-Abstract]
    Performance of concrete structures can be directly affected by the presence of a joint. These joints can be either intentional or unintentional. The intentional joints may be formed to make the construction sequence more ...
  • Mathanraj, T; Senthil., B; Gogulan, S; Nanayakkara, SMA [Conference-Abstract]
    The Quarry dust (QD) is being extensively used as fine aggregates for both mortar and concrete applications as an alternative to river sand. Because of the limited availability of river sand it is necessary to search for ...
  • Mendis, W [Conference-Abstract]
    The planning, designing and construction of towns and cities in Sri Lanka have been a continuous process for centuries. Ancient Sri Lanka boasts of magnificent cities such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, and ...
  • Sri Nammuni, V [Conference-Abstract]
    If we accept that the only worthwhile building is building that is architecture, the title borrowed from Christopher Alexander (CA) contains within it as astounding amount of wisdom which keeps unra­velling greater depths ...
  • De Silva, Nimal
    The tradition is the opinion or belief or custom handed down from ancestors to posterity. The tradition is not static, it is the product of the functional demand adopted with the nature and environment, flavoured with ...
  • Gunaratne, SKA; Lewangamage, CS [Conference-Abstract]
    Sri Lanka is considered to be in an aseismic zone (zone 0) away from major plate boundaries or any active faults. However, the first Earthquake hazard recorded on 14th April 1615 in Colombo with about 2000 deaths and ...
  • Mahendra, WKS; Mallikarachchi, HMYC [Article-Abstract]
    It has been observed that the bending stiffness of thin composites made with two ply plain-weave carbon fibre reinforced plastic are not accurately modelled by classical laminate theory. More accurate predictions can be ...
  • Karivawasam, KKGKD; Mallikarachchi1, HMYC [Conference-Abstract]
    Low cycle fatigue is an important design consideration for large steel structures and metallic machine components. Accurate prediction of fatigue endurance is essential to design the elements subjected to fatigue. The ...
  • Liyanage, PM; Mallikarachchi, HMYC [Conference-Abstract]
    A deployable structure should mainly be adequately compact and should fit into any remaining space of the launch vehicle. The main factors which will determine these are the folding pattern, ease of deployment and stresses ...
  • Ranasinghe, AWLH; Halwatura, RU [Article-Abstract]
    In Sri Lanka, "mud wall construction" has an enormous history, which spans covering wide range, however this was gradually rejecting, with the replacement of new building materials. Therefore, it is important to bring the ...
  • Nandapala, MPKC; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Abstract]
    Tbe mcrease in mobile phone use and newer technologies, like wireless email and web access, has created virtual explosion in tower construction Even though, there are labour legislations in Sri T-anka regarding safety ...
  • Perera, KKYW [Conference-Abstract]
    The Mahaweli river commences from the central mountainous region of the country at an elevation of about 8,000 ft. Due to its large mean annual run-off and the drop in elevation, the Mahaweli river possesses a considerable ...
  • Weerasinghe, RPNP; Sandanayake, YG [Conference-Abstract]
    In this era of globalisation and fierce competition amongst businesses, most companies around the world faces relentless pressure to reduce cost, add value and support business goals for sustainability. Hence, innovative ...
  • Ranaweera, HRAT; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Abstract]
    Tourism has been identified as a major growth area in post-conflict development in Sri Lanka and it was aimed to attract 2.5 million tourists by 2016. Consumer perceived value is a complex theoretical construct that can ...
  • Nandapala, MPKC; Hahvatura, RU [Conference-Abstract]
    Global warming is one of the major challenges that the current world is facing. Sri Lanka, being a small island, is inevitably undergone by the adverse impacts of it. Hence, it is significant to implement strategies to ...
  • Nandapala, MPKC; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Abstract]
    Construction is one of the booming industries in the present context. With the rapid development in past couple of decades, it has become one of the driving industries of most the economies in the world. Telecommunication ...

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