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    • Using a Pattern Recognition-Based Technique to Assess the Condition of Silicone Rubber Outdoor Insulators 

      Jarrar, Ibrahim Marwan (2013-05)
      Several transmission and distribution companies worldwide have started to replace their existing outdoor ceramic insulators with silicone rubber insulators. The use of silicone rubber insulators in outdoor insulators was ...
    • Using Concept Maps and Fuzzy Set Information Retrieval Model to Dynamically Personalize RSS Feeds 

      Ismail, Heba Mahmoud (2011-01)
      Knowledge has always been at the heart of work and action of people. The amount of knowledge is growing and types of knowledge are becoming more diverse. Effective knowledge management may require going beyond basic knowledge ...
    • Using Lactose and Ultrasound to deliver chemotherapeutics 

      Abusamra, Rand Hasan (2019-05)
      As the number of cancer patients increase, so does the number of patients that undergo chemotherapy, as well as the suffering, caused by its side effects. To solve this adversity, an innovative form of delivering ...
    • 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 ...
    • Video Streaming over Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Wahed R. Helmy, Maram (2020-07)
      The exponential increase in the demand for streaming video in wireless communication is obstructed by the problem of spectrum scarcity. In an effort to mitigate this problem, cognitive radio (CR) technology was proposed ...
    • Video Streaming over D2D Networks 

      Ahmed, Ibtihal Mohamed Taha (2019-04)
      Device-to-Device (D2D) communication has been presented as an innovation that can improve the cellular network performance by exploiting the proximity-based service between closely-located devices. Enabling D2D communication ...
    • 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 ...
    • Viscosity and Critical Properties of n-Decane, n-Pentadecane and n-Eicosane using Molecular Simulation 

      Samad, Ibrar Ul (2019-12)
      Studies involving heavy hydrocarbons have been steadily increasing due to the increase in the extraction of shale or heavy oil of which heavy hydrocarbons are a major constituent. Experimental studies are difficult to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • WiMAX Models for the Smart Grid 

      Al-Omar, Ban Abdul Elah (2014-03)
      The smart grid is the integration of the 21st century information and communications technologies with the 20th century traditional power grid. Such integration empowers the electricity utilities and their consumers to ...
    • Writing through Translation 

      Alghadiri, Ilham (2012-05)
      Each culture can represent any other culture. Translation, in this sense becomes a cultural representation of an original. Translation and cultural representation in the West are often seen through the lenses of Orientalism; ...
    • Yes Minister's Open Government: Translation and Commentary 

      Rahma, Shaza Abdulhafeez Mohammad (2011-07)
      This thesis investigates the most appropriate translation strategies and approaches to use when translating political humor. To this end, a translation into Arabic of Chapter One, that is Open Government, of the well-known ...
    • ZigBee-Based Tangible Input Devices 

      Khan, Waqqas Munir (2015-05)
      ZigBee has emerged as a dominant low-power wireless standard for input devices. It has been used widely for building wireless input devices. However, the design of input devices in user environments has remained traditional ...
    • Zirconium Phosphate/Ionic Liquid Proton Conductors for High Temperature Fuel Cell Applications 

      Mohammed, Hanin (2017-11)
      High temperature operation (  120 °C) is preferred in proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. It enhances the electrode kinetics, improves the catalyst tolerance for impurities and allows the use of lower cost fuels ...