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Journal Articles

Li, X, Wang, J, Eftekhari, M, Qi, Q, Jiang, D, Song, Y, Tian, P (2020) Improvement strategies study for outdoor wind environment in a University in Beijing based on CFD simulation, Advances in Civil Engineering, 2020, 8850254, ISSN: 1687-8086. DOI: 10.1155/2020/8850254.

Corbett, T, Spentzou, E, Eftekhari, M (2020) Sensitivity analysis of proposed natural ventilation IEQ designs for archetypal open-plan office layouts in a temperate climate, Advances in Building Energy Research, ISSN: 1751-2549. DOI: 10.1080/17512549.2020.1813197.

Hou, J, Luo, X, Huang, G, Zhang, L, Yu, ZJ, Eftekhari, M (2020) Development of event-driven optimal control for central air-conditioning systems, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 13(3), pp.378-390, ISSN: 1940-1493. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2020.1737231.

Durrani, F, Wesley, R, Srikandarajah, V, Eftekhari, M, Munn, S (2019) Predicting Corrosion rate in Chilled HVAC Pipe Network: Coupon vs Linear Polarisation Resistance method, Engineering Failure Analysis, pp.104261-104261, ISSN: 1350-6307. DOI: 10.1016/j.engfailanal.2019.104261.

Samsuddin, S, Durrani, F, Eftekhari, M (2019) Adaptive comfort model incorporating temperature gradient for a UK residential building, Journal of Architecture Engineering Technology, 8(1), ISSN: 2168-9717. DOI: 10.4172/2168-9717.1000227.

Manaf, IA, Durrani, F, Eftekhari, M (2018) A review of desiccant evaporative cooling systems in hot and humid climates, Advances in Building Energy Research, 15(1), pp.1-42, ISSN: 1751-2549. DOI: 10.1080/17512549.2018.1508364.

Maxwell, P, Durrani, F, Eftekhari, M (2016) Investigating heat loss through vestibule doors for a non-residential building, Sustainability in Environment, 1(1), pp.25-39, ISSN: 2470-637X.

Mambo, AD, Eftekhari, M, Steffen, T (2015) Evaluation of indoor environment system performance for airport buildings, International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy, 4(3), pp.73-12, DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20150403.12.

Steffen, T, Mambo, A, Eftekhari, M (2014) DESIGNING AN OCCUPANCY FLOW-BASED CONTROLLER FOR AIRPORT TERMINALS, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 36(1), pp.51-66, ISSN: 0143-6244. DOI: 10.1177/0143624414540292.

Yan, Z and Eftekhari, M (2014) User interface for integrating airport operations, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 4(9), pp.622-628, ISSN: 2250-2459.

Ahmad, MW, Eftekhari, M, Steffen, T, Mambo, AD (2013) Investigating the performance of a combined solar system with heat pump for houses, Energy and Buildings, 63(C), pp.138-146, DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.03.055.

Akiwowo, A and Eftekhari, M (2013) Feature-based detection using Bayesian data fusion, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, ISSN: 1947-9832. DOI: 10.1080/19479832.2013.824029.

Zainun, NY, RahmanI A, Eftekhari, M (2011) Forecasting low-cost housing demand in Pahang, Malaysia using Artificial Neural Networks, International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering & Technology, 2(1), pp.83-88.

Zainun, NY, Rahman, IA, Eftekhari, M (2010) Forecasting low-cost housing demand in Johor Bahru, Malaysia using artificial neural networks (ANN), Journal of Mathematics Research, 2(1), pp.14-19, ISSN: 1916-9795.

Wrate, M and Eftekhari, M (2010) Numerical model for estimating energy generation for micro-wind turbines in the UK, The environmentalist, (90), pp.12-15, ISSN: 1472-7625.

Abdullatif, BN, Eftekhari, M, Loveday, DL (2008) Natural Convection heat transfer in a partially open square cavity with a thin fin attached to the hot wall, Journal of Heat Transfer, 130(5), p.052502, DOI: 10.1115/1.2885166.

Griffiths, M and Eftekhari, M (2008) Control of CO2 in a naturally ventilated classroom, Energy and Buildings, 40, pp.556-560, ISSN: 0378-7788.

Marjanovic, L and Eftekhari, M (2004) Design and simulation of a fuzzy controller for naturally ventilated buildings, Building Service Engineering Research and Technology, 25(1), pp.33-53, ISSN: 0143-6244. DOI: 10.1191/0143624404bt086oa.

Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, L, Angelov, P (2003) Design and performance of a rule-based controller in a naturally ventilated room, Computers in Industry, 51(3), pp.299-326, ISSN: 0166-3615. DOI: 10.1016/S0166-3615(03)00028-9.

Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, LD, Pinnock, DJ (2003) Air flow distribution in and around a single-sided naturally ventilated room, Building and Environment, 38(3), pp.389-397, ISSN: 0360-1323. DOI: 10.1016/S0360-1323(02)00016-1.

Kalogirou, S, Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, L (2003) Predicting the pressure co-efficients in a naturally ventilated test room using artificial neural networks, Building and Environment, 38, pp.399-407, ISSN: 0360-1323.

Eftekhari, M and Marjanovic, LD (2003) Application of fuzzy control in naturally ventilated buildings for summer conditions, Energy and Buildings, 35(7), pp.645-655, ISSN: 0378-7788.

Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, LD, Holmes, M, Hanby, VI (2002) Airflow distribution for different wind pressure coefficient values in a naturally ventilated room, ASHRAE Transactions, 108(2), pp.1233-1240, ISSN: 0001-2505.

Kalogirou, SA, Eftekhari, MM, Pinnock, DJ (2001) Artificial neural networks for predicting air flow in a naturally ventilated test room, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 22(2), pp.83-93, ISSN: 0143-6244. DOI: 10.1191/014362401701524145.

Kalogirou, SA, Eftekhari, M, Pinnock, DJ (2001) Artigficial neural networks for predicting air flow in a naturally ventilated test room, Building Services Engineering Research Technology, 2(22), pp.83-93.

Eftekhari, M and D'Ovidio, A (1999) Winter and Summer thermal comfort and air flow measurements in a naturally ventilated room, Proceedings CIBSE A: Building Services Engineering Res. Technol, 3(20), pp.155-160, ISSN: 0143-6244.

Eftekhari, M, Pinnock, DJ, Lau, I (1998) Wind flow patterns around a test cell in a sheltered location, Proceddings of the CIBSE Series A Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 19(2), pp.107-110.

Eftekhari, M and Pinnock, DJ (1998) Natural Ventilation: Air Flow Measurements in a Light Weight Test Room, Proc. CIBSE A: Building Services Engineering Res. Technol, 19(1), pp.37-42, ISSN: 0143-6244.

Eftekhari, M (1998) Natural Ventilation: Impact of Wall Material and Windows on Thermal Comfort, Proc. CIBSE A: Building Services Engineering Res. Technol, 19(1), pp.43-47.

Eftekhari, MM, Pinnock, DJ, Lau, I (1998) Wind flow patterns around a test cell in a sheltered location: Wind tunnel visualisation, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 19(2), pp.107-110, ISSN: 0143-6244. DOI: 10.1177/014362449801900208.

Eftekhari, M (1997) Comparative Thermal Performance of New and Old Houses, Energy and Buildings, 25(1), pp.69-73, ISSN: 0378-7788.

Eftekhari, MM (1996) Ventilator air flow measurement in new houses: The effect of ventilator location on thermal comfort and air flow distribution in new domestic houses in the UK, Building Research and Information, 24(3), pp.175-182, ISSN: 0961-3218.

Eftekhari, M (1996) Ventilator Air Flow Measurement in New Houses, Building Research and Information, 24(3), pp.176-182.

Eftekhari, M (1995) Single Sided Natural Ventilation Measurements, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 16(4), pp.221-225, ISSN: 0143-6244.



Conferences

Luo, X, Eftekhari, M, Durrani, F, Kanhirothkandi, DM (2019) Predicting thermal comfort in mixed-mode office building in the UK. In , ASHRAE Transactions, pp.158-166, ISBN: 9781947192256.

Manaf, IA, Durrani, F, Eftekhari, M (2018) Investigating performance of solid desiccant dehumidification in an evaporative cooling system. In CIBSE Technical Symposium 2018, London.

Durrani, F, Samsuddin, S, Eftekhari, M, Uno, Y (2017) Performance assessment of Fanger’s PMV in a UK residential building in heating season. In ASHRAE winter conference 2017, Las Vegas Caesars Palace.

Brittle, J, Eftekhari, M, Firth, S (2016) Mechanical ventilation & cooling energy versus thermal comfort: A study of mixed mode office building performance in Abu Dhabi. In 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant, Windsor.

Meng, Y, Eftekhari, M, Loveday, D (2016) Assessing of thermal comfort in multi-stories [sic] old and new residential buildings in China. In windsor conference, Cumberland lodge, windsor, pp.797-807.

Samsuddin, S, Durrani, F, Eftekhari, M, Uno, Y (2016) Temperature sensitivity analysis of thermal comfort in a UK residential building. In The Fifth International Conference on Human-Environment System, Nagoya, Japan.

Yan, Z and Eftekhari, M (2015) Development of an Integrated Agent for Greener Airport Operations. In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology; Ubiquitous Computing and Communications; Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing; Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM), 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology; Ubiquitous Computing and Communications; Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing; Pervasive Intelligence and Computing. DOI: 10.1109/cit/iucc/dasc/picom.2015.225.

Meng, Y, Eftekhari, M, Loveday, D (2015) Predicting the impact of upgrading Chinese building design. In Proceedings of BS2015:14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India, pp.2461-2468.

Meng, Y, Eftekhari, M, Loveday, D, Wei, S (2015) The impact of updated building design standards on the thermal environment and energy performance of dwellings in China. In The 7th International Conference of SuDBE2015, Reading, pp.1-8, ISBN: 9780993120701.

Georgiou, G, Eftekhari, M, Lupton, T (2015) Investigating the effect of tightening residential envelopes in the Mediterranean region. In 14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies – SET 2015, Nottingham, pp.1-10, ISBN: 9780853583158.

Meng, Y, Eftekhari, M, Loveday, D (2015) Predicting the impact of upgrading Chinese buildng design standards on the energy performance. In , 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings, pp.2461-2468.

Ahmad, MW, Eftekhari, M, Steffen, T, Rowley, P (2014) The effect of model and objective function mismatch in model predictive control (MPC) for a solar heating system with a heat pump. In 2014 UKACC International Conference on Control (CONTROL). DOI: 10.1109/control.2014.6915222.

Brittle, J, Eftekhari, M, Firth, SK (2014) Mechanical cooling energy reduction for commercial buildings in hot climates: effectiveness of combined passive systems. In Building Simulation and Optimisation 2014, London, UK, -.

Brittle, JP, Eftekhari, MM, Firth, SK (2013) Mechanical cooling energy reduction for commercial buildings in hot climates: Effective use of external solar shading incorporating effects on daylight contribution. In , Proceedings of BS 2013: 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, pp.975-982.

Georgiou, G, Eftekhari, M, Eaines, P, Moiirshed, M (2013) A study of the effect of weighting indices for the development of tmy used for building simulation. In , Proceedings of BS 2013: 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, pp.922-929.

Yan, Z and Eftekhari, M (2013) An Integrated Airport Operations Interface Integrating and Automating Airport Operations. In , PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER, COMMUNICATION, CONTROL AND AUTOMATION, pp.401-405.

Ahmad, MW, Eftekhari, M, Steffen, T (2012) Model development of a solar system combined with heat pump. In Qin, S, Chen, W, Liu, J, Guan, C (ed) ICAC 12 Loughborough, The 18th international conference on automation and computing, Loughborough, pp.327-332.

Mambo, AD, Eftekhari, MM, Steffen, T (2012) Fuzzy Supervisory Control Strategies to Minimize Energy Use of Airport Terminal Buildings. In Qin, S, Shen, W, Liu, J, Guan, C (ed) THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTOMATION AND COMPUTING, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, pp.43-48.

Owen, J and Eftekhari, M (2012) DEVELOPING STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE ZERO CARBON IN A FOOD FACTORY. In BS012 First Building Simulation and Optimization Conference, Loughborough, pp.394-400.

Green, R, Eftekhari, M, Clements-Croome, D, Georgiou, G (2012) Measurements of CO2 levels in a Classroom and its effect on the performance of the students. In The 2012 CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium, London, pp.1-10.

Nawi, NM, Hamid, NA, Zainun, NY, Rahman, IA, Eftekhari, M (2012) Forecasting low cost housing demand in urban area in Malaysia using a modified back-propagation algorithm *Nazri Mohd Nawia, Norhamreeza Abdul Hamida, Noor Yasmin Zainunb, Ismail Abdul. In , AWERProcedia Information Technology &Computer Science, pp.913-921.

Zainun, NY, Rahman, IA, Eftekhari, M (2011) Forecasting Low-Cost Housing Demand in Urban Area in Malaysia using Artificial Neural Networks: Batu Pahat, Johor. In The Sustainable World, Spain, pp.51-58.

Okiwowo, AO and Eftekhari, M (2010) Multi-sensor data fusion application for Cargo Screening A Bayesian approach. In Mahmoud, PSS and Lian, MZ (ed) ICCTD 2010, 2nd International conference on computer Technology and Development, 2nd International conference on computer Technology and Development, Cairo, Egypt, pp.545-549, ISBN: 978-1-4244-8843-8.

Ahmad, MW, Eftekhari, M, Deng, J (2010) Model Predictive control and simulation of a Solar water heating system with an ON/OFF controller. In International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Paris, France, pp.180-184.

Ahmad, MW, Eftekhari, M, Deng, J (2010) Model Predictive control for airport - A review. In International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Paris, France, pp.185-190.

Zainun, NY, Eftekhari, M, Rahman, IA (2009) Forecasting Low-Cost Housing Demand in Urban Area in Malaysia Using Artificial Neural Networks. In The Fifth International Structural Engineering and Construction Cenference (ISEC-5), Las Vegas, USA, pp.899-902.

Eftekhari, M and Marjanovic, LD (2002) Developing a fuzzy controller for naturally ventilated buildings. In ROOMVENT 2002, 8th International Conference on air distribution in rooms, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.629-632, ISBN: 87-989117-0-8.

Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, LD, Holmes, M, Hanby, V (2002) Air flow distribution for different Cp values in a naturally ventilated room. In ASHRAE Summer 2002 Symposium on Modeling natural and hybrid ventilation systems, Honolulu, USA.

Kalogirou, S, Eftekhari, M, Janic, M (2001) Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting the Pressure Coefficients in a Naturally Ventilated Test Room. In 7th World Congress Clima 2000 Napoli 2001, Refereed Conference Paper, Napoli, pp.13-23.

Janic, M, Eftekhari, M, Angelov, PP (2001) Designing fuzzy controller in naturally ventilated buildings for summer conditions. In 7th World Congress Clima 2000/Napoli 2001, Refereed Conference Paper, Napoli, pp.128-140.

Eftekhari, M, Marjanovic, LD, Hanby, VI, D'Ovidio, A (2000) Predicting Air Flow Distribution in a naturally vented room. In Ed, HBA (ed) Room Vent 2000, The 7th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms, Reading, pp.819-824, ISBN: 0 080 430171.

Eftekhari, M and D'Ovidio, A (1999) Thermal comfort and air-flow measurements in a single-sided naturally ventilated room. In 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 99), Proceedings, Edinburgh, Scotland, pp.99-101, ISBN: 1 86081 295 3.

Eftekhari, M, Kalegiru, SA, Pinnock, DJ (1999) Prediction of air flow in a single-sided naturally ventilated test room using artificial neural networks. In 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 1999), Proceedings, Edinburgh, Scotland, pp.975-980, ISBN: 1 86081 295 3.

Eftekhari, M and Pinnock, DJ (1997) Air Flow Distribution in a Naturally Ventilated Light Weight Room. In 1st International Conference on Energy and the Environment, Efficient Utilisation of Energy and Water Resources, Limassol, Cyprus, pp.437-442, ISBN: 1 872166 44X.

Eftekhari, M (1997) Thermal Comfort Simulations for Different Structured Naturally Ventilated Room. In 1st International Conference on Energy and the Environment, Efficient Utilisation of Energy and Resources, Limassol, Cyprus, pp.413-418, ISBN: 1 872 166 44X.

Eftekhari, M (1996) Air Flow Measurements in New Houses. In Schuzo Murakami, (ed) Room Vent '96, The 5th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms, Yokohama, Japan, pp.35-40, ISBN: 4-924557-01-3.

Eftekhari, M (1996) Thermal Comfort and Air Flow Measurements in Domestic Houses. In Ikeda, K and Iwata, T (ed) Indoor Air '96, The 7th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Nagoya, Japan, pp.553-558, ISBN: 4-9900519-2-0.

Eftekhari, M (1996) Comparative Ventilator Air Flow Measurements. In Ikeda, K and Iwata, T (ed) Indoor Air '96, The 7th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Nagoya, Japan, pp.1-6, ISBN: 4-9900519-2-0.

Eftekhari, M (1995) Air Flow Measurements: Naturally Ventilated Small Office. In Building Physics Symposium, Budapest, Hungary, pp.305-310.

Eftekhari, M (1995) Thermal Comfort: Single-Sided Natural Ventilation. In International Symposium Passive Cooling of Buildings, Athens, Greece, pp.209-216.

Eftekhari, M (1994) Natural Ventilation: Thermal Comfort. In European Conference on Energy Performance and Indoor Climate in Buildings, Lyon, France, pp.410-415, ISBN: 2-86834-108-X.



CD Objects

Zainun, NY, Rahman, IA, Eftekhari, M (2010) Forecasting low-cost housing demand in Johor Bahru, Malaysia using artificial neural networks (ANN),.



Chapters

Brittle, J, Eftekhari, M, Firth, S (2014) COMBINED PASSIVE SYSTEM SELECTION STRATEGY FOR LOW CARBON COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. In Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future Proceedings of a Conference Held at Birmingham City University 11th-12th September 2014, pp.59-66, ISBN: 9781904839774.

Mambo, AD, Eftekhari, MM, Steffen, T (2013) Occupancy-Driven Supervisory Control Strategies to Minimise Energy Consumption of Airport Terminal Building. In Håkansson, A, Höjer, M, Howlett, RJ, Jain, LC (ed) Sustainability in Energy and Buildings. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2012 (SEB’12), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.479-489, ISBN: 978-3-642-36644-4. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-36645-1.

Mambo, AD and Eftekhari, M (2012) Supervisory Control of Indoor Environment Systems to Minimise the Carbon Footprint of Airport Terminal Buildings – A Review. In Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp.413-424.

Zainun, NY, Rahman, IA, Eftekhari, M (2011) Forecasting Low-Cost Housing Demand in Urban Area in Malaysia using Artificial Neural Networks: Batu Pahat, Johor. In Unknown Parent Title, Wessex Insitute of technology, pp.51-58, ISBN: 978-1-84564-504-5.



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