Latest Article Updates

You can see the latest article updates at UKDiss.com here, including full dissertations, proposals, methodologies, literature reviews and study guides.

All Articles and Study Resources

Recent Articles

Displaying the last 100 articles to be updated.

Design, Analysis and Optimisation of a Marine Fitting

Dissertation Examples

FEA is being used in Optimisation thus increasing effectiveness and a reduced cost. In this project, the task is to optimise an existing marine feature, a masthead ring, using Solidworks....

Emission Control of a Diesel Engine using Reducing Agent

Dissertation Examples

This work concentrates on the decomposition and evaporation of the urea water solution (UWS) using ANSYS Fluent....

Development of a Rotational Movement Mechanism to Resist External Vibrations

Dissertation Examples

This paper discusses a new approach to develop a mechanism that is able to provide a rotational controlled movement and maintain the desired position by the use of frictional behaviour against external vibrations. ...

System Design to Detect and Stop Gas Leaks in Vulnerable Premises

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this paper is to present a design which can automatically detect and stop gas leakage in vulnerable premises....

Assessing Silica Particles in Tyre Formulations

Dissertation Examples

The aims and objective of this given project is to compare and contrast the physical and chemical features of virgin silica and reclaimed silica which is achieved by going through an oxidation process during heating....

Failure of Critical Infrastructure: Stress Testing to Mitigate Black Swan Events

Dissertation Examples

The literature review highlights the recommendation of using stress tests as a method to attempt to account for Black Swan events during risk analysis....

Shape Memory Alloys in Aerospace Applications

Dissertation Examples

This article reviews the class of active materials known as Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs), especially as implemented in aerospace applications....

Automatic Cut-off Circuit for Metal Deposition Control and Process Evaluation for Electroplating

Dissertation Examples

The project aims to develop an electric circuit that controls the metal deposition on cathode for electroplating....

Bone Growth Analogy in Steel Structures

Dissertation Examples

The bone growth analogy is the bone’s ability to adapt to the level of stress it feels by either growing in cross-section or deteriorating in size when under-stressed....

Power Supply Noise or Interference Monitor

Dissertation Examples

This project is focused on monitoring the spikes that occur through a powerline, with the use of a PLC to build a powerline monitoring system to display spikes....

How Well Do Engineered Aeration Systems Improve Water Quality in Drinking Water Supply Reservoirs?

Dissertation Examples

This dissertation will investigate and assess the performance of engineered aeration systems, and discuss why these systems are needed....

Resilience in Engineering Systems and its Implementation to Critical Offshore Infrastructure Systems

Dissertation Examples

Extensively defining, achieving and quantifying resilience and its implementation into complex engineering systems....

Organizational Behavior of AECOM

Dissertation Examples

Organizational behavior observes how people in a company interact within groups and each other. A key consideration is determining how effective the company is lead....

Network-on-Chip (NoC) Architecture Total Power Dissipation

Dissertation Examples

In our project, we were emergent the data encoding and decoding schemes to lessen the power dissolute by the links of a NoC....

Shrinkage Prediction of Injection Molded HDPE Parts Using Artificial Neural Networks

Dissertation Examples

The main objective of this paper is to predict the shrinkage of injection molded parts under different processing parameters....

Detection and Communication of LPG Gas Leakage

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this project is to continuously monitor the home without human intervention and immediately rectify it to minimize the loss of human and assets....

Dynamic Modeling and Experimental Validation of Direct Contact Membrane Distillation (DCMD)

Dissertation Examples

This paper studied effect on Dusty gas parameters with respect to laminar, turbulent flow regimes, surface energy, thermal conductivity and porosity....

Design of Solar Charge Controller Using Maximum Power Point Tracking

Dissertation Examples

This paper describes various techniques and methods to improve the efficiency of solar charge controller. Each method has its own advantages and disadvantages depending upon the application....

Investigating Tool Wear Mechanisms in Machining of Ti-6Al-4V

Dissertation Examples

The objective of this study is to identify and explain the tool wear mechanisms that dominate during machining of titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4V in various machining conditions....

Effect the Percentage of Carbon Black Filler Loading to the Rubber Bearing as Base Isolation System

Dissertation Examples

This research focus’ on the finding of the suitable amount of filler that need to use in formulation of this rubber bearing base isolation system....

Cutting Fluid Selection Methods in Metal Machining

Dissertation Examples

The principle aim of this dissertation is to define optimised cutting fluid selection method. The first part of this work presents general view of cutting fluid with highlighting its criteria and selection methods....

Integration of Thermal and Performance Models - Complete Engine Model

Dissertation Examples

The aim of the thesis is to establish two way coupling between an engine performance model consisting of combustion, gas exchange, friction, and the lubrication, cooling models with a thermal mass model....

Extension of the Advance REACH Tool (ART) to Include Metal Welding Fume Exposure

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this research is to review the structure of the ART model in relation to exposure arising welding fume....

Novel Flexure Design for a High-Temperature Thermal Storage Vessel Coupled to a Free-Piston Stirling Engine

Dissertation Examples

A novel support flexure for a salt-based thermal energy storage (TES) vessel coupled to a solar dish Stirling engine was designed and analyzed via Finite Element simulations....

Tribological Aspects in Design of Turbo-charger

Dissertation Examples

In this project, we would discuss the wear and tear occurring in various parts of the assemblies and find out optimum solution of the same....

Recording Dimensional Movements of Tennis Ball

Dissertation Examples

This project was intended to create six subsystems to record two dimensional movements of a yellow table tennis ball from different directions....

Influence of Trim Optimization on Ship Performance and Fuel Consumption

Dissertation Examples

In this work a simplified ship model was replicated in Ansys Fluent to validate and study trim optimization....

Visible Light Communication (VLC) Prototype for Audio and Digital Signal Transmission

Dissertation Examples

The objective of this project is to study the VLC system and design a prototype to demonstrate the functionality of VLC system for audio and digital signal transmission through LED light beam....

Boat Hull Dynamic Lift using Water Surface Impact

Dissertation Examples

This project aims to test an alternative system to generate lift. It makes use of the water surface impact to ‘hit’ the water and produce sufficient force to overcome the weight of the hull....

CNC Milling Process Optimization

Dissertation Examples

My aim for this project is to find the optimal manufacturing strategy for material removal using CNC milling for a range of surfaces....

Argos System: Radar, Radio Navigation and Location Systems

Dissertation Examples

Argos is a satellite-based system in charge of collecting environmental data from autonomous platforms and delivering it to users worldwide....

A Directed Matched Filtering Algorithm (DMF) for Discriminating Hydrothermal Alteration Zones

Dissertation Examples

This study applies Minimum noise friction (MNF) transformation and pixel purity index (PPI) respectively to extract effectively endmembers on the ASTER airborne hyperspectral data....

Developing New 3D Architectures for Redox Based Energy Devices

Dissertation Examples

Redox flow batteries convert and store multi-Megawatts of electrical energy into chemical energy and then they convert back the chemical energy into electrical energy whenever the necessity arises....

Compressed Natural Gas as Alternative Fuel in Diesel Engines

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this project is to investigate the feasibility of using compressed natural gas as an alternative fuel in the diesel engine....

Self-Driving Toy Robot Car: A Proposal

Dissertation Examples

The problem that we are seeking to address is, at its core, one of hardware. As time goes on we see more and more computing hardware put out into the market....

Programmable Microfluidic Paper Based Diagnostics

Dissertation Examples

In this study, we have used paper for designing devices capable of performing complex biological assays....

A Novel Hybrid Outlier Detection by Using Distance Based Clustering and Transitive Relation Rules

Dissertation Examples

In this paper, we use a distance base model with use of transitive relation rule to cluster data and detecting the outliers....

Investment into Two 7.500 cbm LNG Fuelled Bunker Vessels for Long-term Time Charter

Dissertation Examples

Global warming and climate change are existent and have become a major global issue. Correspondingly, the shift towards cleaner fuels for the merchant fleet is pervasive....

Autonomous Electrical Vehicle

Dissertation Examples

The primary aim of this project was to transform a golf cart into an autonomous solar-powered electrical vehicle with capability to tour the campus....

Predicting Burst Strength of Corroded Steel Pipes

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this work is to investigate the accuracy and limitations of existing burst failure assessment methods and propose a numerical solution to evaluate the integrity of thin-walled pipelines....

Influence of Reinforcements in Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite - A Review

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this paper is to scrutinize the attainability of low price highly performing ceramic reinforced aluminium matrix composite suitable for aerospace and automobile applications....

Performance Investigation of a Novel Franchot Engine Design

Dissertation Examples

Here the performance of a cylinder heated/cooled air filled Franchot engine is investigated at a medium temperature....

Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors

Dissertation Examples

Dilute magnetic semiconductors (DMS) are semiconductors that have been doped with transition metals with unpaired d electrons....

Finite Element Analysis of Hybrid Boron-carbon Composites

Dissertation Examples

This work merely focuses upon the analysis of effective stiffness of Hybrid materials which is carried out using Finite Element Method....

Understanding the Complexities of Contemporary Feminist Activism

Dissertation Proposals

This research project will explore the complexities of contemporary feminist activism through interviews with new wave feminist activists....

Ethnographic Study on Cross-Community Legislation in Northern Ireland

Dissertation Proposals

I seek to understand how legislation related to 'cross-community' efforts create new questions regarding culture, heritage, transnational conflicts, and, ultimately, what peace is and can be for Northern Ireland....

Socio-economic Programs in Federal Government Procurement: Challenges Associated with their Implementation

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this paper is to identify the challenges associated with the implementation of socio-economic programs in Federal Government Procurement and suggest how they can be mitigated....

Impact of Misinterpretation of Islamic Religious Terms in the Media on Public Attitudes

Dissertation Examples

This study investigates whether misinterpretation of Islamic religious terms in print and online news media affects millennials’ and baby boomers’ attitudes towards Muslims in Britain....

Racial and Ethnic Implicit Bias: Strategies for a Culturally Responsive Evaluation

Dissertation Examples

The focus of this paper is implicit bias as it operates at the individual level.  Implicit biases are tenacious and pervasive in all social groupings....

Forging Sustainable Peace: Role of Civil Society Organizations in Peace-Building in Myanmar  

Dissertation Examples

The global peace-building mechanism started with the establishment of League of Nation following the Huge peace conference in 1898, which later result to the establishment of the United Nations....

The Great Recession and its Social Impact on Spain and the United States

Dissertation Examples

The Great Recession brought an economic downfall to many countries around the world. Each country experienced the damaging effects of the worldwide recession in their own way....

Has Community Development Been a Failure in South Africa’s Peri-urban Communities?

Dissertation Examples

This dissertation will consider how community engagement has been utilised in South Africa to re-integrate the Bantustans into the cities and improve conditions and facilities....

Effect of the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games on Socio-Economic Regeneration of East Manchester

Dissertation Examples

An investigation into the extent the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games has provided a successful legacy of socio-economic regeneration for the communities....

Effect of Urban Violence on Poverty and Inequality

Dissertation Examples

This study focuses on urban violence particularly unravelling the motivations for violence in cities, and how this relates to poverty and inequality....

Constructivist Definition of Cultural Competence

Dissertation Examples

This article proposes a constructivist definition of cultural competence that builds on existing nursing theories and models....

Follies and the History of the Garden

Dissertation Examples

This dissertation seeks to answer why follies were so popular in the eighteenth century and what they have to tell us about the culture in which they were created....

Issues in the Protection of Photographic Works: Proving Originality in Court

Dissertation Examples

The protection of photographs is not an easy subject matter. Since the past it caused a lot of conflict between countries –civil and common law different approaches- regarding its protection at international level....

How Repetitive Strategies Inform the Diverse Possibilities of Clay in Contemporary Art Practice

Dissertation Examples

This paper set out to explore the opportunities available with the congruent use of clay and serial repetition, as a device, in art making....

Comparative Study on CSR Behaviour Across Industries in Mauritius

Dissertation Examples

This study aims to do a comparative analysis of CSR behaviour across industries in Mauritius through content analysis of annual reports over a five year period (2011 to 2015)....

How Do Investors React to CSR Announcements?

Dissertation Examples

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) or the responsibilities of businesses towards the society, as a concept, has been gaining increasing attention both from the academia and the industry practitioners....

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure on Financial Performance

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Financial Performance (FP)....

The Insight and Factors That Promote Job Longevity in Child Welfare Social Workers

Dissertation Examples

The research focus of this study is intended to obtain insight as to the factors that promote job longevity in child welfare social workers....

Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and their Post-Arrival Experiences in the UK

Dissertation Examples

This dissertation aims to describe and discuss experiences of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) in a sequential order....

Evaluation for Peer Support Programme for Disabled Persons

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this formative evaluation was to explore the roles and responsibilities of peer supporters and the needs in the community....

Intergenerational Conflicts and Approaches to Their Management: A Comparative Look at China and Russia

Dissertation Examples

For countries like Russia and China, growing business and trade ties might often lead to workplace conflicts or misunderstandings....

Deconstructing Neoliberalism in Global Citizenship Discourses

Dissertation Examples

This study explored ways in which official social studies textbooks in South Korea promote global citizenship given the dominant neoliberal ideology in the field of education....

Emerging Conflicts and Quest for Sustainable Peace Building in Southern Ethiopia

Dissertation Examples

The general objective of this study is to scrutinize and analyze the emerging conflicts and the quest for sustainable peace building in West Guji zone....

Effect of Cannabis Policies on the US and Canada's Relationship

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this note is to address how early resemblances of marijuana prohibition in the U.S. and Canada, and each country’s diverging positions....

Russia and Kazakhstan 2005-2015: From Cooperation to Coercion

Dissertation Examples

Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia and Kazakhstan have been seen to maintain a special relationship. How did this reputation emerge and how has their relationship changed over time?...

The Impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Dissertation Examples

At the conclusion of this paper we will have a better understanding as to whether this trade agreement is to the betterment or detriment of American interests....

Economic Relations of India and China with ASEAN Countries

Dissertation Examples

This paper represents the main information about enigmatic relations between India and China, their economic interests in ASEAN countries and different economic formats of their collaboration....

CPEC Initiative: The Development of Pakistan Challenges, Opportunities, and the Way Forward

Dissertation Examples

This study helps analyze the problems and benefits for Pakistan associated with the implementation of China-Pakistani economic corridor....

International Interventions in the Malian Conflict: Combined Effects of Multilateral Peace Operations and Anti-terrorism

Dissertation Examples

I am using a comparative analysis of all actors active in Mali to demonstrate the effects of anti-terrorist based multilateral peace operations on the provision of security for the host-society, and on the legitimacy of the host-State....

Feasibility and Procurement of Smart Motorway on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Dissertation Examples

A feasibility study of Smart Motorway on an ongoing project known as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the purpose of the dissertation....

Improving student retention: Understanding why community college students drop out

Dissertation Examples

In addition to providing a better understanding of student experiences in community college, this paper also presents suggestions for improving retention....

Literature Review on Public Sector and School Innovation

Example Literature Reviews

This paper proposes to advance the understanding of the impact of regulation on public sector innovation by bringing the public sector innovation literature into conversation....

Literature Review of Tuition-free Community College Policies

Example Literature Reviews

State-wide tuition-free community college programs are relatively new and have gained momentum since former President Obama’s “America’s College Promise” plan was proposed in 2015....

Flow in A Second-Language Learning Classroom

Dissertation Examples

As students who spend large amounts of time in a classroom working on different tasks and under different conditions, we have recently become interested in the idea of flow as a psychological state....

Restorative Justice in School Discipline

Dissertation Examples

Racial/ethnic disparities exist in exclusionary school discipline practices in the United States, with minority students being suspended and expelled at significantly higher rates than White students....

Integration and Teamwork between Home and International Students Through Outdoor Education

Dissertation Examples

Developing an Understanding of Integration and Teamwork between Home and International Students Through the use of Outdoor Education....

Influence of Goal-Orientation and Self-Efficacy on International Students Cultural Adjustment

Dissertation Examples

In this study, the goal orientation theory was discussed to the study of cross-cultural adjustment for the international students who come to study in China....

Self-Assessment of Foreign Language Reading and Writing Abilities among Adolescent Chinese Learners of English

Dissertation Examples

A growing amount of research has delved into the role of self-assessment of language abilities. However, as a metacognitive tool it has not been investigated extensively with adolescent Chinese....

Elementary Teachers’ Perceptions of the Appropriate Amount of Time for Planning

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to understand the perceptions of Georgia elementary teachers on what is considered an appropriate amount of time to collaboratively plan and develop professionally....

To What Extent Is Self-assessment Used Effectively at GCSE Level to Improve Student Attainment?

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this paper is to assess the effectiveness and benefits of self-assessment in the confines of male-only GCSE English classroom....

Effect of Motivation on Academic Performance in Traditional and Non-traditional Freshmen College Students

Dissertation Examples

This study examined whether significant differences exist between traditional and non-traditional freshmen college students’ motivation and the effect motivation had on academic performance....

Construct of Student Identity in Higher Education

Dissertation Proposals

The proposed research will employ a two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) to measure and compare the effect of positive information, neutral information, and negative information on student identification....

Leadership Styles of Middle School Principals

Dissertation Introductions

This paper seeks to explore the link between middle-school administration and professional development and high student’s achievement...

Potential Benefits of Using Music in Pre-school Settings

Dissertation Examples

The purpose of this research project is to examine music in the preschool and explore the potential range of benefits of its’ use within current practice in an educational setting....

Relationship Between School Safety and Achievement in K-12 Education

Example Literature Reviews

This literature review was conducted to evaluate the relationship between school safety and achievement schoolwide, classroom-wide, and for individual students in K-12 education....

Challenges Primary School Teachers Face in Relation to Challenging Behaviours of Children

Dissertation Examples

The fundamental aim of this thesis is to examine the challenges a selection of primary school teachers face in relation to challenging behaviours of children in senior classes....

Roma Education: Identifying Pupils, Understanding Culture and Practical Strategies

Dissertation Examples

In approaches to Roma education, what role does language play in identifying Roma pupils, understanding culture and influencing practical strategies?...

Transformative Leadership in an Elementary School in a Racially Homogeneous Neighborhood

Dissertation Examples

This in-depth qualitative case study explores one novice school leader’s enactment of transformative leadership in an elementary school located in a racially homogeneous neighborhood....

Challenges of Integrating Mobile Technology into Mathematics in Secondary Schools

Dissertation Examples

This paper investigates teachers’ attitudes towards the use of mobile technologies. Particularly, we investigate the current use of mobile technologies at schools in Indonesia....

Investigating Second Level Students' Perspectives on Western High School Education in China

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this research was to investigate second level students’ (in China) perceptions on western style education....

Academic Incivility in Higher Education

Dissertation Examples

Researchers have noticed a significant increase in academic incivility in higher education and both students and faculty contribute to incivility....

Can Technology Enhance Educational Learning Outcomes?

Dissertation Examples

The project aim is to explore the use of technology in museums and art galleries, and to design, implement, test and evaluate a solution to further enhance the educational learning outcomes of a museum visit....

Motivation, Self-efficacy аnd Teacher Identity of ESL and Bilingual Preservice Teachers

Dissertation Examples

This review contends that multiple factors mediate students’ pursuit of the teaching profession, including motivation, self-efficacy, and identity....

Ethical Stance of Secondary Teachers’ Decision-Making

Dissertation Examples

The focus of this research is to explore the ethical stance of secondary teachers’ decision-making in their content area....

Social Prescribing to Support the Treatment of Mild Anxiety and Depression in University Students

Dissertation Examples

The aim of this study is to explore perspectives of students at the University of Bath with regards to the use of social prescribing as a means to help support students with mild anxiety or depression....

The Challenges That Impact Nontraditional Students Persistence Toward Degree Completion

Dissertation Examples

This paper seeks to understand the factors that influence nontraditional students’ decision to attend college in pursuit of attaining their degree, and how to better support them in their persistence toward completion....