• Master Thesis  Open Access

      Analysis of Nonlinear structures using the Response Controlled Stepped-Sine Testing (RCT) method 

      Rousou, Konstantinos (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-06-01)
      Dynamic analysis and characterization of structures which contain multiple nonlinearities is challenging and complicated. Despite the rapid technological development, it is still considered that most structures designed ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Anti-treaty : reclaiming Akrotiri decolonizing practices and counter narratives 

      Ευαγγέλου, Ρεβέκκα (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-06-06)
      Η διπλωματική αυτή ασχολείται με τη περιοχή Ακρωτήρι η οποία υπάγεται στις βρετανικές βάσεις που έχουμε στην Κύπρο. Η περιοχή αυτή υπάγεται στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο παρόλο που είναι ένα από τα σημαντικότερα ιστορικά κομμάτια ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Autogenous shrinkage effects on high strength concrete with mechanically treated and internally cured aggregates 

      Erotokritou, Charalampos (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-08)
      The growing urgency to preserve natural resources has spurred the adoption of recycled concrete aggregates (RCA) in the production of conventional concrete. However, a significant drawback of recycled aggregate concrete ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR) in video streams and data anonymization for traffic monitoring, by use of machine vision 

      Pavlides, Arestis (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-12-22)
      Η ερευνητική εργασία που περιγράφεται σε αυτή τη διατριβή επικεντρώνεται στη δημιουργία κώδικα λογισμικού αυτόματης αναγνώρισης αριθμού πινακίδας οχημάτων (ANPR), το οποίο είναι σε θέση να αναλύει εικόνες από ροές βίντεο, ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Between Land and Water 

      Fallahnejad, Mahnia (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-06-02)
      Η παρούσα διπλωματική εργασία διαπραγματεύεται το θέμα ένταξης ενός κτιριακού συγκροτήματος σε ένα ευαίσθητο τοπίο με μεταβαλλόμενη στάθμη νερού η οποία στόχο έχει την εξυπηρέτηση, κυρίως, των υφιστάμενων δραστηριοτήτων. ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      «Building Integration of a BIPV and a BIPV/T System on a Double Skin Façade: Design Optimization and Energy Analysis of a One-Bedroom Studio Apartment and its Semi-Open Space. » 

      Elia, Christina (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-01-10)
      Η βελτίωση της Ενεργειακής Απόδοσης των κτιρίων, παράλληλα και με τη χρήση εναλλακτικών πηγών ενέργειας είναι απαραίτητη στις μέρες μας, καθώς ο κτιριακός τομέας στην Ευρώπη αντιπροσωπεύει ένα μεγάλο ποσοστό εκπομπών αερίων ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Calibration of Viscoelastic Chain using the PSO algorithm to match various Creep Models 

      Κυριάκου, Ιωάννης (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023)
      This paper employs an optimization algorithm to approximate the creep-induced behavior of a concrete material as predicted by various well-established models of concrete that exist in the literature. The models in question ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Community centers/shelters: reusing abandoned churches in Cyprus 

      Ηλία, Ελένη Γ. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-06-02)
      Αντικείμενο της παρούσας διπλωματικής μελέτης είναι το φαινόμενο της αστεγίας, το οποίο αποτελεί ένα από τα κύρια ζητήματα σε διεθνές φάσμα, αφού συχνά αποτελεί ένα φαινόμενο το οποίο παραβλέπετε. Με αφορμή το γεγονός ότι ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Convection-Enhanced Delivery for the treatment of brain cancer 

      Lambride, Chryso (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021-05-18)
      Effective cancer treatment, especially in the brain, remains a formidable challenge in the field of oncology. Convection-enhanced delivery (CED) is an innovative and promising local drug delivery method for brain cancer, ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Cyber-Physical Attack Graphs 

      Karathymios, Theocharis-Alexandros (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021-01-04)
      An attack graph represents the possible scenarios (the possible paths) that an attacker can use to compromise and intrude into a network. The attack graph can be used to determine proactive and reactive security measures. ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      DepGraphRL: A Deep Reinforcement Learning-Driven, Energy-Aware, Dependency Graph-Based Pruning Framework for Edge-IoT Devices 

      Jamil, Asfa (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2024-01-08)
      Recent technological advancements have revolutionized the role of the Internet of Things (IoT) in various commercial and industrial sectors, including applications in smart city, agriculture, healthcare, e-commerce, and ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Design and implementation of a Dual-Resistor String Digital to Analogue Converter 

      Karousios, Petros N. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021-01-29)
      Analogue to Digital and Digital to Analogue converters have been around for many years, enabling engineers to manipulate electrical signals. These devices are in almost all electronic devices from washing machines to audio ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Design implementation and experimental testing of a Robotic mechanism for applications in the adaptive Architecture 

      Georgiou, Loukas (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-06-10)
      A modern form in Adaptive Architecture is the buildings that have the ability to adapt their shape according to certain conditions, in order to achieve better use and better energy efficiency. In the present dissertation ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Design of thermoelectric generator for waste heat recovery from marine internal combustion engines 

      Konstantinou, Georgios (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-06-12)
      Large amounts of energy are released into the environment by modern ships. More precisely, the exhaust gases from internal combustion engines (ICE) on commercial and passenger ships discharge enormous amounts of thermal ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Design, motion planning and control of a modular reconfigurable building structure 

      Petrou, Konstantinos P. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021-05-28)
      The overall aim of the project is the design and control of a reconfigurable structure, achieving symmetrical and non-symmetrical forms with minimum actuation requirements. The structure is also required to provide flexibility ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Designing for Wellness. A Healing Center for Social Anxiety 

      Petrou, Foteini (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-05)
      The last few years, daily life has changed profoundly, due to the Covid pandemic. The everyday pace has been adjusted to new and slower “Covid“ rhythms. The “pandemic circumstances” forced changes to every life sector. One ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Detecting and countering Cyber-Attacks in CAVs 

      Zukhraf, Syeda Zillay Nain (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2023-06)
      Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) are becoming increasingly popular due to their ability to make driving safer and more efficient. However, these vehicles rely heavily on GPS systems to determine their location and ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Detection of different degradation mechanisms for photovoltaic systems using data-driven algorithms 

      Goumenos, Panagiotis (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021)
      A main requirement for the photovoltaic (PV) uptake is the assurance of the lifetime energy yield and formulation of strict warranties to reduce investment risk. This requires reliable detection of PV underperformance ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Detection of human action and ergonomic risk assessment ατ construction sites by use of machine vision and deep learning 

      Lambrides, Evagoras (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2022-12)
      Η διατριβή αφορά στην ερευνητική μελέτη χρήσης της μηχανικής όρασης και της σε βάθος μάθησης για τον εντοπισμό και την παρακολούθηση της ανθρώπινης δραστηριότητας σε εργοτάξια, και για την αξιολόγηση της εργονομίας των ...
    • Master Thesis  Open Access

      Enforcing detectability in discrete event systems via adaptive control sequences 

      Martha, Christou (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2021-04-16)
      Το detectability enforcement είναι μια διαδικασία που γίνεται σε συστήματα διακριτών συμβάντων (discrete event systems (DES)),τα οποία μπορούν να μοντελοποιηθούν ως finite automata with outputs δηλαδή με πεπερασμένο αριθμό ...