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  • Yamaguchi, H; Matsumoto, Y; Kawarai, K; Dammika, AJ; Shahzad, S; Takanami, R [Conference-Full-text]
    Structural Health Monitoring has drawn more attention from bridge engineers since the tragic collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge. In health monitoring of bridges, visual inspection has been the principal technique, ...
  • Welhena, T; Samarawickrama, SP; Hettiarachchi, SSL [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    More than two thirds of the Sri Lankan coastline got affected from the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Field surveys conducted clearly indicate that some of the cities in the western coast of Sri Lanka in the shadow ...
  • Wickramasinghe, SANS; Masakorala, SR; Jayasinghe, EATP; De Silva, GHMJS; De Silva, GSY [Conference-Full-text]
    When the energy left over from a blasting process transmits to the surrounding, particles in their paths are displaced by these waves giving rise to particle velocities. But a structural vibration may vary according to ...
  • Tanaka, T; Rehmat, SE; Matsumoto, Y; Abeykoon; Dammika, J [Article-Full-text]
    Invisible damages in bridges, such as corrosion of rebar, may not be detected by periodic visual inspection that is the principal method in bridge maintenance. A possible non-destructive technique which has been investigated ...
  • Gajanayake, S; Bandara, S; Sugathapala, T [Conference-Abstract]
    Driving Cycles (DCs), the time speed profiles of a certain vehicle type for a given road segment can be considered as one of the main tools to quantify and to assess the performance in terms of fuel economy and emissions ...
  • Dias, G; Karunarathna, DGM; Udantha, GPDM; Gunathilake, JAIM; Pathirathna, PSP; Rathnayake, RATL [Conference-Abstract]
    Summary form only given. Power management techniques that leverage voltage as a handle are being extensively used in power sensitive designs. These techniques include power gating, power gating with retention, multiple ...
  • Pathirage, L.Y.; Perera, N.G.R. [Conference-Full-text]
    Visual perception of a space is influenced by the composition and behaviour of light. Daylight as a natural element, creates different atmospheres in the same space by its variation of intensity, colour, and direction. It ...
  • Bandara, AIMH; Binduhewa, P; Ekanayake, J [Conference-Full-text]
    MicroGrid (MG) is a convenient solution to integrate renewable energy sources to the existing power network. Though ac MicroGrids are widely studied, researches are focused towards the implementation of dc MicroGrids ...
  • Perera, GVAGA; Pillai, MB; Abeykoon, AMHS [Conference-Abstract]
    Identification of system parameters of a small DC motor is a complex and challenging task. This research proposes a disturbance observer (DOB) based novel Change of Inertia Observer (CIOB) to estimate the moment of ...
  • Senthooran, V; Ranathunga, L [Conference-Abstract]
    In frequency domain based image steganographic methods, especially Discrete Cosine Transformation (DCT), the selection of rounded quantized DCT coefficients in each block for data embedding is still an open issue. This ...
  • Thoradeniya, B; Kumari, WMYNS [Article-Abstract]
    Minor irrigation reservoirs, commonly known as village tanks in Sri Lanka, play a vital role in the economic and social spheres of the rural village population, especially in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. A major issue of ...
  • Ratnayake, N; Manatunge, JMA; Hapuarachchi, DP [Article-Abstract]
    Several types of cyanotoxins found in surface water bodies are recognized as having human health effects, whereas taste and odor affect the palatability of water and give rise to public complaints. Conventional water ...
  • Nallathamby, JD; Kariyawasam, KKR; Pullaperuma, HD; Vithana, DC; Jayasena, S [Conference-Abstract]
    Although there are widely used Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems in many languages today, there is no Sinhala language IVR system yet. This paper talks about deBas IVR: a complete Sinhala IVR with automatic speech ...
  • Ranawaka, RKTK; Pasindu, HR [Conference-Abstract]
    At present, nearly eight people die due to road accidents each day in Sri Lanka. This amounts to over 3000 fatalities per annum. This is an increase of 35.2% when compared to the fatalities in the year 2008. During the ...
  • Bhargava, R; Verma, J; Prasad, KSH; Kumar, T [Conference-Full-text]
    Rural sewage treatment is now paid more and more attention in India. The high cost of wastewater collection and wastewater (WW) treatment is not permitting the conventional sewage treatment plant in small areas, so cost ...
  • Madushani, SDA; Seneviratne, LDIP; Ganeshu, P [Conference-Full-text]
    Construction industry is the necessary national backbone in developing countries. Consultants are the stakeholders who supplies objective and independent external service to the client. Consulting is gradually becoming ...
  • Seram, N [Article-Abstract]
    For an effective product development process which identified the need of the customer, transferring the need to a product and making it producible, complex decisions are involved identifying reliable alternatives. In an ...
  • Samaranayake, RADIU; Jayawickrama, TS; Melagoda, DG; Rathnayake, RMDIM [Conference-Full-text]
    The construction industry is consistently involved with improving the economic, social and environmental parameters of sustainability. This has led the sustainability in construction to shift from an original focus on ...
  • Keerthisinghe, CM; Wickramarachchi, D [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
  • Silva, DA; Rupasinghe, TD [Conference-Abstract]
    Demand planning is responsible for estimating the demand for products, raw materials, production capacities, and distribution related capacities in a manufacturing organization. The modern supply chains are faced with ...