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    • Variation of Shear Wave Velocity with SPT-N Values in the City of Sharjah 

      Bismillah, Niamatullah Haji (2014-06)
      Modern building codes require the evaluation of a shear wave velocity profile of the foundation soils for a dynamic analysis of structures and sites to occur. Wave velocities are typically evaluated by conducting laboratory ...
    • Vehicle Emissions Recycling 

      Hassan, Ali; Al-Barazi, Ashraf; Ahmed, Hoshank; Al Sharif, Obai; Al Sharif, Odai (2015-02-01)
      This project focuses on finding a solution to reduce the air pollution in the atmosphere due to emissions emitted from light vehicles. Problem statement: finding a useful way to recycle emissions in order to reduce air ...
    • Video Streaming over D2D Networks 

      Ahmed, Ibtihal Mohamed Taha (2019-04)
    • Video Transmission over LTE-Unlicensed 

      Aseeri, Fatema Mahmood (2017-11)
      The witnessed proliferation in the demand on wireless spectrum over the past years is anticipated to lead to a bandwidth scarcity problem. The situation is further aggravated by the combined increase in the demand on the ...
    • Videoportal Difficulties 

      Ramshaw, Veronica
    • Virtual Trade and Growth 

      Marjit, Sugata (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-29)
      The purpose of this paper is to propose a model where trade has a direct and positive impact on growth rate of two trading nations beyond the level effect. We use the idea of virtual trade in intermediates induced by non- ...
    • Viscous-Gravity Spreading of Oil on Water: Modeling and Challenges 

      Chebbi, Rachid (Wiley, 2014-04)
      Oil spreading is one of the major factors affecting the fate of oil spills on water. Modeling spreading is required to study the impact of oil slicks on the environment and plants using sea water including desalination ...
    • Vocabulary Teaching Techniques in an Omani Government School 

      Al Jabri, Badr Abdullah (2008-09)
      Vocabulary teaching has been the subject of much discussion among the community of English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers in government schools in Oman. It is considered to be one of the causes of the general weakness ...
    • Volatile compounds produced by Calotropis procera (Family: Asclepiadaceae] leaves that aid in the repulsion of grazers 

      Russell, Dennis; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Munir, Fatima (2011-09)
      Calotropis procera, a desert shrub with large succulent leaves, but without protective spines, was investigated for volatile substances that aid in repelling grazing animals. It was found that fresh C.perocieraleaves ...
    • Voltage Stability Assessment of Dubai Power Grid Using a Detailed Load Model 

      Al Disi, Salha Ali (2013-06)
      Voltage stability problem has become one of the major concerns for power utilities in recent years. This is due to the exponentially growing demands and the associated stress on the power transmission resources. Moreover, ...
    • VR Panoramic Photography and Hypermedia: Drawing from the Panorama's Past 

      Thompson, Seth (International Symposium on Electronic Art, 2015)
      Since the 1787 patent of the immersive 360-degree painted panorama by Robert Barker, the panorama has been used as a narrative storytelling tool. With VR (virtual reality) panoramic photography in tandem with the notion ...
    • Washback Effect of the CEPA English Test on Teaching in an Educational Zone in the UAE 

      Al Sheraiqi, Khawla Rashed (2010-08)
      Studies conducted to investigate the washback effect of standardized tests have found that the influence which a test might have on teaching can be positive or negative (see Cheng, 2005; Shohamy, 2001; and Wall & Alderson, ...
    • Waste Management in the UAE 

      Alam Mishu, Afsana; Al Zaabi, Noora; AlMarzooqi, Majed; Ibrahim, Moustafa (2016-11)
      Municipal waste is a rapidly growing issue in developing and developed countries. A technology known as Waste to Energy (WTE) Technology is introduced to reduce the amount of municipal waste. Incineration is the combustion ...
    • Waste to Energy: Plasma Gasification 

      Maryam; Badr; Bassam; Abouelela; Sulkhan (2016-11)
      In recent years UAE has been experiencing high population growth in parallel to its increase in economic status, to the point that each individual on average produced 2.1 kg of waste per capita per day. The consequences ...
    • Waste Water Treatment in the UAE 

      Amin, Jude; AlEnaizi, Sara; Amine, Amal; Charkaoui, Younes (2014-07-22)
      The UAE has scarce water resources and depends heavily on groundwater and desalinated water as its main resources for domestic, commercial and industrial use. The systems that retrieve water from these resources are ...
    • Waste-to-Energy Transfer 

      Al Saeed, Afra; Jaroor, Maryam; Ayman, Moaz; Farhoud, Tasneem (2015-02-01)
      There are several technologies that generate electricity from waste, including incineration, gasification, anaerobic digestion and compaction. The incineration process generates electricity by combusting waste under ...
    • Water desalination by forward (direct) osmosis phenomenon: A comprehensive review 

      Qasim, Muhammad; Darwish, Naif; Sarp, Sarper; Hilal, Nidal (2015)
      Forward osmosis (FO) is a developing technology, which is thought to have a potential of producing potable water in an energy-efficient manner. FO is driven by the natural osmotic pressure difference across a semi-permeable ...
    • Water Quality Modeling of Dubai Creek using HEC-RAS 

      Hussien, Heba (2015-05)
      The quality of the water resources is facing threats because of the continuous urbanization. This increase in human activities around the coastal areas changed the water quality, affecting the aquatic ecosystem. Eutrophication ...
    • Water Treatment using Nanotechnology 

      Salah, Halima; Soares, Ilda; Gandhi, Poojaben; Mir, Raza (2015-02-01)
      Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. This project looks ...