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RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2008-date)

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Darkwa J., Li Y., Chow DHC., (2014), Heat transfer and air movement behaviour in a double-skin façade, Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society 10, 130-139
  2. Kokogiannakis G., Darkwa J., Yuan K., (2014), A combined experimental and simulation method for appraising the energy performance of green roofs in Ningbo’s Chinese climate, Building Simulation: An International Journal, Volume 7, pp. 13-20.DOI: 10.1007/s12273-013-0149-0
  3. Darkwa J., Su W., Chow DHC., (2013), Heat dissipation effect on a borehole heat exchanger coupled with a Heat Pump, Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, 60 (1-2), 234-241.
  4. Darkwa J., Suba, G., Kokogiannakis. G., (2013), Investigation into the thermopysical properties and energy dynamics of an intensive green roof, JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 7 (1), 65-84. 
  5. Du D., Darkwa J., Kokogiannakis G., (2013), Thermal management systems for Photooltaics (PV) installations: A critical review, Solar Energy 97, 238-254. 
  6. Darkwa J., Su O., (2013), Thermal modelling and simulation of composite high conductivity laminated microencapsulated phase change material, JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 11(2), 113-128. 
  7. Qu Y., Quan C., Darkwa J., Chow DHC., (2013), A Survey on the Influential Factors in Energy Performance Contracting Process in China, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 357-360, pp. 2768-2774. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.357-360.2768
  8. Tianfeng S., Chow DHC., Darkwa, J., (2013), Simulating the influence of microclimatic design on mitigating the Urban Heat Island effect in the Hangzhou Metropolitan Area of China, International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies, doi: 10.1093/ijlct/ctt050
  9. Darkwa J., Suba, G., Kokogiannakis. G., (2013), Investigation into the thermopysical properties and energy dynamics of an intensive green roof, JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 7 (1), 65-84
  10. Chow, DHC., Li, Z., Darkwa, J., (2013), The Effectiveness of Retrofitting Existing Public Buildings in face of Climate Change in the Hot Summer Cold Winter Region of China, Journal of Energy and Buildings, Energy and Buildings, 57 , 176–186
  11. Darkwa J., Su O., Zhou T., (2012), Development of Non-Deform Micro-Encapsulated Phase Change Energy Storage Tablets, Applied Energy 98, 441-447
  12. Cheshmehzangi, A.; Heath, T. (2012). Urban Identities: Influences on Socio-environmental Values and Spatial Inter-relations; Elsevier Procedia; Social and Behavioural Sciences, Volume 36, pp. 253–264
  13. Ianakiev, A; Darkwa, J., (2012), Fast algorithm for modelling fluid flow in rotomoulding; International Journal of Design Engineering, 5, (2), 142-157
  14. Darkwa J, Frazer, S., Chow, D.H.C., (2012), Theoretical and practical analysis of an integrated solar hot water-powered absorption cooling system, Energy Vol. 39 pp. 395-402
  15. Darkwa J., Su O., (2012), Thermal Simulation of Composite High Conductivity Laminated Microencapsulated Phase Change Material (MEPCM) Board, Applied Energy, Vol. 95 pp. 246–252
  16. Kokogiannakis G, Tuohy P, Darkwa J., (2012), Impact of material surface properties on building performance across a variety of climates, International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies; 7, (3), 181-186
  17. Chow DHC., (2012), The Potential Impact of Climate Change on Heating and Cooling Loads for Office Buildings in the Yangtze River Delta, International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, DOI: 10.1093/ijlct/CTS035
  18. Cheshmehzangi, A.; Heath, T. (2012), Effects of Temporary Markets on Spatial Inter-relations: A Behavioural Analysis of a Public Realm in the UK; International Journal of Asian Behavioural Studies (jABs), Volume 2 (No. 5): pp. 21-32,
  19. Darkwa J., Su O., Zhou T., (2012), Development of Non-Deform Micro-Encapsulated Phase Change Energy Storage Tablets, Applied Energy. 98, 441-447
  20. Raman, S and Dempsey, N., (2012), Cultural Diversity and Spatial Structure in the Indian Urban Context, Journal of Urban Design, (In press)
  21. Darkwa J., Zhou T., (2011), Enhanced laminated composite phase change material for energy storage, Energy Conversion and Management Vol. 52, pp. 810–815.
  22. Darkwa J., Kokogiannakis. G., Magadzire C. L., Yuan K., Theoretical and practical evaluation of an Earth-tube (E-tube) ventilation system; Energy and Buildings, (2011) 43 (2-3), p.728-736
  23. Lu, J. and Price, A. D. F., (2011), Dealing with Complexity through More Robust Approaches to the Evidence-Based Design of Healthcare Facilities. The Health Environments Research and Design Journal (HERD), Vol. 4, No.4, 3 – 7.
  24. Chow DHC, Darkwa J., (2011) Climate Change and the Development of Low-Carbon Buildings in the Yangtze River Delta, Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (New Series), Vol. 18, Sup. 2. Pp. 21- 27.
  25. Tham Y., Muneer, T., Levermore, GJ., Chow DHC., (2011), An Examination of UKCIP02 and CP09 data sets for the UK Climate Related to Their Use in Building Design, Building Servi. Eng. Res. Technol., Volume 32, 3. pp. 207-228. DOI: 10.1177/0143624410389396
  26. Kuhn T, Herkel S, Frontini F, Strachan P, Kokogiannakis G. (2011). “Solar Control: A general method for modelling of solar gains through complex facades in building simulation programs, Energy and Buildings, Volume 43 (1), pp. 19-27.
  27. Kokogiannakis G, Tietje A, Darkwa J. (2011). “The role of green roofs on reducing heating and cooling loads: a database across Chinese climates, Procedia Environmental Sciences, Volume 11, pp. 604-610.
  28. Hignett, S. M. and Lu, J. 2010. Space to Care and Treat Safely in Acute Hospitals: Recommendations from 1866 - 2008, Applied Ergonomics, Vol.41, 666 – 673.
  29. Hignett, S. M., Lu, J., Fray, M. 2010. Two Case Studies Using Mock-Ups for Planning Adult and Neonatal Intensive Care Facilities, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Vol. 1, 399 – 414.
  30. Chow DHC, Levermore G., (2010), The Effects of Future Climate Change on Heating and Cooling Demands in Office Buildings in the UK, Building Servi. Eng. Res. Technol., Volume 31,4, pp. 307-323. DOI: 10.1177/0143624410371284
  31. Raman, S., (2010) Designing a Liveable Compact City: physical forms of city and social life in urban neighbourhoods, Built Environment, 36 (1): 63-80
  32. Zhanyong Li, Weiguang Su, Zhonghua Wu, (2010), Investigation of Flow Behaviors and Bubble Characteristics of a PulseFluidized Bed via CFD Modeling, Drying Technology, 28: 78–93
  33. Ruifang Wang, Zhanyong Li, Weiguang Su, (2010), Comparison of Microwave Drying of Soybean in Static and Rotary Conditions. International Journal of Food Engineering Volume 6, Issue 2, ISSN (Online) 1556-3758, DOI: 10.2202/1556-3758.1836,
  34. Goldsmith K., (2010), The Awkwardness of Object Identity, Celsius Online Journal, Issue 2.
  35. Darkwa J, (2009), Mathematical evaluation of a buried phase change concrete cooling system for buildings, Applied Energy Journal Vol. 86, pp. 706-711
  36. Darkwa J; (2009), Development of a composite laminated phase change material (PCM) for energy storage in buildings, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), doi: 10.1109/SUPERGEN.2009.5348065, pp 1-5.
  37. Dempsey, N. and Raman, S., (2009), UK-India collaborative research network examines sustainable urban form in India’s rapidly growing cities, Urban Design and Planning, 162(2): 49-51.
  38. Lu, J. and Hignett, S. M. 2009. Using Task Analysis in Healthcare Design to Improve Clinical Efficiency, The Health Environments Research and Design Journal (HERD), Vol. 2, No.2, 60 – 69.
  39. Hu Y., Su W., Li Z,, Ye J., (2009), Numerical Simulation of Pulsed Fluidized Beds, Chemical Engineering & Machinery, 36(3):256-271, (in Chinese)
  40. Hignett, S. M. and Lu, J., 2008. An investigation of the Use of Health Building Notes by UK Healthcare Building Designers, Applied Ergonomics. Vol. 40, Issue 4, 608-616.
  41. Goldsmith K., (2009), Connecting Western and Middle Eastern Cultures: The First International Workshop for the Visual Arts, Minia University, Celsius Online Journal, Issue 1.
  42. Goldsmith K., (2009), Connecting Western and Middle Eastern Cultures ,The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 48/2
  43. Darkwa, J., (2008), Quasi-Isotropic Laminated Phase Change Material System, Applied Energy, Vol. 84, pp 599-607.
  44. Darkwa J; (2008), Energy Fact Sheets 2006-2008 for Sweden, Research Journal of Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors, pp. 1-16.
  45. Darkwa J., (2008), Energy Fact Sheets 2006-2008 for Norway, Research Journal of Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors, pp. 1-16.
  46. Darkwa J., (2008), Energy Fact Sheets 2006-2008 for Denmark, Research Journal of Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors, pp. 1-22.
  47. Ianakiev, A; Darkwa J., (2008), Fast algorithm for modelling fluid flow in rotomoulding processes; International Journal of Plastics Technology, Volume 10, pp.57-62
  48. Kokogiannakis G, Clarke J, Strachan P. (2008),Comparison of the Simplified Methods of the ISO 13790 Standard and Detailed Modelling Programs, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Volume 1 (4), pp. 209-219.
  49. Strachan P, Kokogiannakis G, Macdonald I. (2008),History and Development of Validation with the ESP-r Simulation Program, Building and Environment, Volume 43 (4), pp. 601-609.
  50. Hignett, S.M. and Lu, J., (2008), Need for new design guidance identified, Health Estate Journal, pp 35-37.
  51. Hignett, S.M. and Lu, J., (2008), Ensuring bed space is right first time, Health Estate Journal, pp 29-31
  52. Hignett, S.M. and Lu, J., (2008), Facility design needs clinical approach, Health Estate Journal, pp 36-38

 

BOOK CHAPTERS AND PROCEEDINGS

  1. Cheshmehzangi, A. (2012) Temporary Urbanism: A Creative Catalyst towards Dynamism of Urban Places, in Proceedings for Designing Place, pp. 130-141 ISBN-13 9780853582823
  2. Darkwa J., Su O., (2011), Simulation of geometric shapes of microencapsulated phase change materials (MEPCM) particles for thermal enhancement. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ISBN: 978-1-61839-458-3.
  3. Darkwa J., Kokogiannakis. G., Yuan K., (2011), Evaluation of energy saving potential of green roofs in sub-tropical regions, Proceedings, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ISBN: 978-1-61839-458-3, pp. 641-650
  4. Hignett, S. M., Lu, J., Fray, M. (2011), Two Case Studies Using Mock-Ups for Planning Adult and Neonatal Intensive Care Facilities. In Chyu M. (Ed.) Advances in Critical Care Engineering. Bentwood, Essex: Multi-Science Publishing Co. 267-281.
  5. DHC Chow. , (2010), Chapter 23: Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Commercial Buildings,Hall Matthew R. (editor) “Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings” pp. 562-588. Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge.
  6. Kamel, E., & Hale, J (2010). Conflicts of Identity, Conservation, and Meaning-Management of Cultural Heritage: Reading through ICOMOS Charters. In S. Lira & R. Amoeda (Eds.), Constructing Intangible Heritage. Barcelos, Portugal: Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, pp. 87-99. ISBN 978-989-95671-2-2
  7. Darkwa J; (2010), Novel Multipart Phase Change Energy Storage Material, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, ISBN: 9781615674510, pp: 8,294 (12 Vols.)
  8. Cheshmehzangi, A.; Zhu, Y. and Li, B. (2010) Integrated Urban Design Approach: Sustainability for Urban Design, in Proceedings for Green Manufacturing, pp. 241-248
  9. Xiao Y, YY Yan, Darkwa J, David Mullen; Experiments and molecular dynamics simulation of droplets behaviour and phase change in magnesium heat pipe, Journal of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (2009) ISBN: 9780791802908, pp55-61
  10. Kamel, E., Hale, J., & Hanks, L. (2009). The 'Conflict of Interpretations': Physical Conservation versus Storytelling and Meaning- An Analytical Study of WH Convention and ICOMOS Charters. In S. Lira, et al (Eds.), Sharing Cultures 2009 (pp. 201-208). Barcelos, Portugal: Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development. ISBN 978-989-95671-1-5
  11. Khadour L., Darkwa. J., Total Quality Environmental Management (TQEM) in the UK construction industry, RICS Construction and Building Research Conference (COBRA) 2008, ISBN: 9781842194348. 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Darkwa J., (2013), Novel composite microencapsulated phase change tablet, 40th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, July 21-24, Hawaii Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  2. Darkwa J., Li Y., (2013), Thermal simulation and evaluation of a double skin façade system, 11th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC) 14 July – 17 July 2013, San Jose, CA, USA.
  3. Raman S., (2012) Research Framework to Understand Urban Sustainability in Rapidly Growing Cities in India, CityForm 2012 Conference, New Delhi, India.
  4. Kokogiannakis G, Darkwa J. (2012). “A simulation-based framework for a mapping tool that assesses the energy performance of green roofs.” Proceedings of International Congress on Informatics, Environment, Energy and Applications (IEEA 2012). Singapore.
  5. Cheshmehzangi, A. (2012) Temporary Urbanism: A Creative Catalyst towards Dynamism of Urban Places, in Designing Place, International Conference for Urban Design in Nottingham (UoN), UK, 2-3 April 2012
  6. Cheshmehzangi, A. (2011) The Memorable Image and City Centre: Rise of Urban Enclaves and Decline of Cultural Quarters, in IPCIE 2011, International Conference at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, 11-12 July 2011.
  7. Khoshkholghi, S. and Cheshmehzangi, A. (2011) Impact of Globalisation on Metropolitan Landscapes, in EURA 2011, International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-25 June 2011.
  8. Cheshmehzangi, A. and Heath, T., Urban Identities: Influences on Socio-environmental Values and Spatial Inter-relations, in AcE-Bs2011, International Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, 15-17 June 2011.
  9. Goldsmith K., The third International ceramics magazine editor’s association symposium (ICMEA): The Fuping Pottery Art Village, Shaanxi Province, China, Ceramic Art Ireland, 2011.
  10. Darkwa J, Kokogiannakis G, Yuan K., Evaluation of energy saving potential of green roofs in sub-tropical regions, Proceedings of Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), 2011, San Diego, California, USA.
  11. Darkwa J, Kokogiannakis G., Evaluation of an Earth-tube (E-tube) ventilation system, Proceedings of Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), August 1- 4, 2010, Tennessee, USA.
  12. Chow DHC, Darkwa J., Climate Change and the Development of Low-Carbon Buildings in the Yangtze River Delta, LCCA 2010: 1st China-UK Forum on Low Carbon Cities and Architecture, (8th – 10th December 2010, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China)
  13. Cheshmehzangi, A.; Zhu, Y. and Li, B., Integrated Urban Design Approach: Sustainability for Urban Design, in ICRM 2010, 5th International Conference for Responsive Manufacturing, Ningbo, China, 11-13 January 2010.
  14. Darkwa J.; Road Map for Low Carbon Buildings in China, International Construction Symposium, Ningbo-China, November 2010
  15. Darkwa J: Strategies for Low carbon buildings in China- Which Way? International Seminar on Sustainable Energy and Construction, Shanghai August 29, 2010.
  16. Darkwa J; Sustainable energy technologies for Green Buildings, International Conference on Urban Development, Shanghai, April 2010
  17. Darkwa J; Novel Multipart Phase Change Energy Storage Material, 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Aug 2 -5, 2009, Denver, USA.
  18. Darkwa J; Green strategies for Low carbon societies; International Conference on Green Energy Industry and Low Carbon Society, Taipei, Taiwan November, 2009.
  19. C. Tietje, N. Gindy, N. J. Miles, J. Darkwa, C. D. Rudd; Sustainable Technologies for Sustainable Cities, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (ICMEM) October 2009, Beijing, P. R. China
  20. Zhanyong Li, Weiguang Su, Hongtai Wang, Numerical Study of Bubble Behaviour in Pulsed Fluidized Bed [J]. The 8thWorld Congress of Chemical Engineering, August 23rd-27th, 2009
  21. Raman, S.,(2009) City for All: liveable, sustainable city. Keynote speech at International Congress & Forum on Urban Sustainability organised by UN Habitat in Qazvin, 2-4 Dec 2009.
  22. Lu, J. and Price, A. D. F., Ergonomics in Healthcare Facility Design: the Use of Physical Mockups. In Proceedings of the 17th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, 9 –14, August, 2009, Beijing, China.
  23. Hignett, S. M. and Lu, J., How Do Healthcare Building Designers Use Government Guidance (Health Building Notes)?, Proceedings HaCIRIC International Conference 2009, 2nd Annual Conference of the Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre, Brighton, April 2009, 125 – 134.
  24. Kamel, E., & Hanks, L., 'Towards Self-Interpreting World Heritage Sites: a Proposal of Design Guiding-Principles for the Landscapes of Interpretive Sites.' 12th International Seminar of Forum UNESCO- University and Heritage. 2009, Hanoi.
  25. Frontini F, Kuhn T, Herkel S, Strachan P, Kokogiannakis G. (2009). “Implementation and application of a new Bi-directional Solar Modelling Method for Complex Facades within the ESP-r Building Simulation Program”. Proceedings International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) conference 2009, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
  26. Ghauri S, Hand J, Johnstone C, Kim J, Kokogiannakis G, Tuohy P, Woo K., “Adoption of Dynamic Simulation for an Energy Performance Rating Tool for Korean Residential Buildings: EDEM-SAMSUNG”. Proceedings International Building Performance Simulation Association conference 2009, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
  27. Clarke J, Johnstone C, Kim J, Kokogiannakis G, Strachan P, Kim J, Woo K, Kang B., “Study of the Energy Performance of Korean Apartment Buildings with Alternative Balcony Configurations”, Proceedings World Renewable Energy Congress (WRECX), Glasgow, 2008, UK.
  28. Goldsmith K., Connecting Western and Middle Eastern Cultures: The First International Workshop for the Visual Arts, Minia University, Egypt, 15th-25th of November 2008.
  29. Raman, S and Dempsey, N., (2008) Sustainable Urban Form: finding from the UK, Ist Cityform-India Conference, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India 10-11th Aug 2008.
  30. Raman, S.,(2008) Spatial and demographic typology of UK’s inner city and suburban housing area, The UK-Ireland Planning Conference 2008, Queens University, Belfast, 18-20 March 2008.
  31. Darkwa J.; Laminated composite high conductivity phase change material drywall system, Proc. 6th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC) 28 – 30 Jul 2008, Cleveland Oh, USA,
  32. Chow DHC, Levermore G., The Use of Green Roofs in Mitigating Urban Climate Change, 7th CIB W108 Meeting on Climate Change and the Built 2008 Proceedings, (12th June 2008, Nantes, France).