Conference and Symposia Proceedings

Conference and Symposia Proceedings

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  • Wasundara, H.M.D.; Karunarathna, K.H.T.; Kannangara, D.N. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    The detection of adulteration of raw milk in field is an essential process to maintain the quality of dairy products. Industrially acceptable pH range for raw milk is pH 6.6 - 6.8. This study was designed to propose ...
  • Rajapaksha, R.A.N.D.; Mori, Y.; Leelamanie, D.A.L. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    Water repellency (WR) prevents the spontaneous penetration of water into soil and limits almost all hydraulic movements. It is primarily caused by organic matter and is highly dependent on vegetation and litter material. ...
  • Wijayasekara, K.N.; Jayasena, D.; Mudannayake, D.C.; Kannangara, D.N. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023)
    Food safety and hygiene practices in tourist hotels play a critical role in ensuring the well-being of travelers and the reputation of a region's tourism industry. This study aimed to assess the current status of food ...
  • Dissanayaka, D.D.S.; Karunarathne, K.H.T.; Samarakoon, M.R.T.; Lakshani, K.B.S.; Gunarathna, K.G.A.A.T.S.; Chandula, R.A.D.D.; Senadheera, P.N.D.; Rasanduni, N.W.S.N.; Bandara, R.M.K.P.; Perera, K.C.L.; Kathriachchi, D.R. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    Calculating the Body mass index (BMI) can raise awareness among undergraduates about the importance of maintaining a healthy weight. It can be helpful in understanding the relationship between their weight and overall ...
  • Sithara, E.G.D.; Ranasinghe, A.K.R.N. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023)
    Coastal groundwater systems are at risk of saltwater intrusion caused by excessive pumping and rising of sea levels. To address this, vulnerability assessments of coastal aquifers is crucial. This study aimed to use a ...
  • Dilrukshika, D.H.; Silva, D.P.M.; De Silva, P.H.P.R.; Aratchige, N.S.; Wijewardana, N.T.M.; Kulasinghe, A.D.T.D.S. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023)
    Identification of the species complex of a pest is necessary in an alien pest invasion. As whiteflies have not been widely reported in coconut in Sri Lanka, identification of the whitefly species is important. The ...
  • Maitipe, P.C.; Rajasinghe, R.A.D.P.M.; Wimukthi, K.A.H.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Heat exchangers are most common and useful components in industrial machinery and processes. Different lab scale test apparatuses are used in order to fundamentally investigate the characteristics and performance of ...
  • Palliyaguru, M.T.; Rathnayake, W.M.P.L.; Aseem, M.I.M.; Ranjan, M.T.T.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Globally demand for energy increases, and there are many attempts to reduce energy consumption from air conditioning. At present, around 15% of total global energy is consumed by buildings and out of that, nearly 50% of ...
  • Karandcniya, D.M.W.; Narendrakishanth, T.; Puviraj, J.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Palm oil production is becoming popular both locally and globally. During the refining process of palm oil, one of the main processes is to mechanically crush the fresh palm fruit bunches in order to produce crude palm ...
  • Malkini, D.A.K.; Herath, H.M.S.K.; Varnika, K. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    The Philodendron Black Cardinal plant is an ornamental plant with a higher market demand. However, despite its demand the production is low, and there is no any exact surface sterilization protocol available for the ...
  • Jayasekara, M.G.T.C.; Kumara, H.R.P.S.; Gowrithas, N.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Image processing is a one of the popular techniques used in industrial quality controlling. Such a system usually consists of image acquisition and processing, followed by actuation operations. Image processing provides ...
  • Arshad, M.U.M.; Uthayarahavan, A.; Appuhami, P.A.D.S.P.; Baduge, S.; Ranjan, M.T.T. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Solar energy is an abundant renewable energy source and then worldwide attention has paid to use this source for the electricity generation. The photovoltaic (PV) effect is most widely utilized as direct conversion of ...
  • Roohina, M.F.; Thanusan, S.; Srithara, S.; Vinujan, S. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    Foliar fertilization effectively augments plant nutrition under unfavourable soil, plant, and environmental circumstances, when compared to chemical fertilizers applied to the soil. A field experiment was carried out ...
  • Perera, G.B.K.; Nirmali, R.S.; Maduranga, G.D.S.; Lokuliyana, R.; Srimal, L.K.T.; Gallage, R. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Asbestos is once considered as a miracle material for its desirable qualities in the construction field. Later, scientists have discovered that the asbestos fiber is carcinogenic. It is now a material which is banned to ...
  • Galappaththi, U.I.K. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Reduction in the mass of railway rolling stock is considered as the most important factor in minimising the energy consumption and associated track maintenance costs that ultimately reducing the. whole-life cycle cost ...
  • Karunaralhne, R.M.S.P.; Aravithan, M.; Pussewaththa, P.W.G.S.D.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Regenerative braking system (RBS) is a kinetic energy storage system installed in parallel with conventional brakes in new generation of hybrid vehicles. These units result in higher overall efficiency and reduced ...
  • Gunathilaka, T.K.S.; Piyathilaka, S.G.S.N.; Dharmarathna, K.A.I.S.; Baduge, S.; De Silva, V. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Labuduwa farm, Galle is one of the major vegetables and meat supplier to the local residence in the Galle area. Also, Sri Lankan sweets produced by the farm have a high demand among the customers. For all cultivations ...
  • Lakshitha, M.A.R.; Dissanayake, D.M.N.S.; Herath, H.M.C.M.; Wickramasinghe, I.P.M.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Biomass is rapidly becoming an alternative fuel for conventional fossil fuel fired boilers and furnaces in the manufacturing and service industry in Sri Lanka. In majority of these boilers, there is no proper way to ...
  • Mugilgeethan, V.; Madushan, U.R.; Ponseka, P.P.S.M.K.; Wikramasinghe, M.; Karunasena, H.C.P. (Faculty of Engineering, University o f Ruhuna,Hapugala, Galle, Sri Lanka., 2017-01-05)
    Sea wave is a high density renewable energy source which can be used to extract electrical energy using suitable technology. Performance of wave energy convertors (WECs) depends on the sea or wave conditions and ...
  • Sandatharaka, K.G.L.T.; Wewalwela, J.J. (Faculty of Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2023-11-24)
    Nanotechnology is one of the developing areas with wide applications and iron (Fe) is a very common and easily accessible option for manufacturing nanoparticles (NPs). Iron nanoparticles (FeNPs) can be produced through ...

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