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Journal Publications

  • O’Donovan, A., O’Sullivan P.D., Murphy, M. (2020) Passive control strategies for cooling a non-residential nearly zero energy office: simulated comfort resilience now and in the future. Energy & Buildings, (In press)
  • Murphy, D., O’Brien, B., Murphy, M. (2020) Development of a grass measurement optimisation tool to efficiently measure herbage mass on grazed pastures. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 178, Pages 508-522.
  • Shine, P., Upton, J., Sefeedpari, P., Murphy, M. (2020). Energy consumption on dairy farms: A review of monitoring, prediction modelling, and analyses. Energies. Volume 13, Pages 1288-1300.
  • Murphy, D., O’Brien, B., Hennessy, D., Hurley, D., Murphy, M. (2020). Evaluation of the precision of the rising plate meter for measuring compressed sward height on heterogeneous grassland swards. Precision Agriculture, Volume 221, Pages 132-151.
  • Zhang, F., Shalloo, L., Upton J., Shine, P., Murphy, M. (2020). Effect of introducing weather parameters on the accuracy of milk production forecast models. Information Processing in Agriculture. Volume 7, Pages 120-138.
  • Phan, Q. A., Scully, T., Breen, M., Murphy, M. (2020). Facilitating high levels of wind penetration in a smart grid through the optimal utilization of battery storage in microgrids: An analysis of the trade-offs between economic performance and wind generation facilitation. Energy Conversion and Management. Volume 206. Pages 11235.
  • Shine, P., Murphy, M., Upton, J. A Global Review of Monitoring, Modeling, and Analyses of Water Demand in Dairy Farming (2020). Sustainability, Volume, 12, Pages 7180-7201.
  • Breen, M., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2020). Photovoltaic Systems on Dairy Farms: Financial and Renewable Multi-objective Optimization (FARMOO) Analysis. Applied Energy, Volume 278, Pages 1115.
  • O’Donovan, A., O’Sullivan P.D., Murphy, M. (2019) Predicting air temperatures in a naturally ventilated nearly zero energy building: Calibration, validation, analysis and approaches. Applied Energy, Volume 250, Pages 74-87.
  • Shine, P., Scully, T., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2019). Annual electricity consumption prediction and future expansion analysis on dairy farms using a support vector machine. Applied Energy. Volume 250, Pages 1110-1119.
  • Breen, M., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2019). Development of a discrete infrastructure optimization model for economic assessment on dairy farms (DIOMOND). Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 156, Pages 508-522.
  • Zhang, F., Shalloo, L., Upton J., Murphy, M. (2019). Effect of parity weighting on milk production forecast models. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 157, Pages 589-603.
  • Breen, M., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2019). Development of a dairy multi-objective optimization (DAIRYMOO) method for economic and environmental optimization of dairy farms. Applied Energy. Volume 242, Pages 1697-1711.
  • Shine, P., Murphy, M., & Scully, T. (2018). Machine-learning algorithms for predicting on-farm direct water and electricity consumption on pasture based dairy farms. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 150, Pages 74-87.
  • Phan, Q. A., Scully, T., Breen, M., Murphy, M. (2018). Determination of optimal battery utilization to minimize operating costs for a grid-connected building with renewable energy sources. Energy Conversion and Management. Volume 174. Pages 157-174.
  • Shine, P., Scully, T., Upton, J., Murphy, M (2018). Multiple linear regression modelling of on-farm direct water and electricity consumption on pasture based dairy farms. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. Volume 148, Pages 337-346.
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A. (2018) Aerodynamic modelling methods for a large-scale vertical axis wind turbine: A comparative study. Renewable Energy 129, 12-31
  • Shine, P., D., Scully, T., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2018). Electricity & direct water consumption on Irish pasture based dairy farms: Statistical Analysis. Applied Energy, Volume 210, Pages 529-537.
  • O Connell, K., Thiebaut, F., Kelly, G., Cashman, A. (2018) Development of a free heaving OWC with non-linear PTO interaction. Renewable Energy 117, 108-115
  • Asaleye, D. A., Breem, M. Murphy, M. (2017). A Decision Support Tool for Building Integrated Renewable Energy Microgrids Connected to a Smart Grid. Energies, Volume 10, Pages 1765 - 1790.
  • Hand, B., Kelly, G., Cashman, A. (2017) Numerical simulation of a vertical axis wind turbine airfoil experiencing dynamic stall at high Reynolds numbers. Computers and Fluids, 149, 12-30
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A., Kelly, G. (2017) A Low-Order Model for Offshore Floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Aerodynamics. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 53(1), 512-520.
  • Pittam, J., O’Sullivan, P.D., (2017).  Thermal envelope analysis of residential housing stock based on stock aggregation theory using a house archetype approach.  (Under Review) 
  • Baker, N., O’Sullivan, P.D., Kelly, G. (2017). Improved use of the GCI quantitative assessment method for numerical verification of an indoor airflow model (under review).
  • O’Donovan, A., O’ Sullivan, P.D.,  Murphy, M.D. (2017). A field study of thermal comfort performance for a slot louvre ventilation system in a low energy retrofit, Energy and Buildings, Volume 135, Pages 312-323.
  • O'Sullivan, P.D., Kolokotroni, M., (2017). A field study of wind dominant single sided through a narrow slotted  architectural louvre system, Energy and Buildings, (In Press - Corrected Proof).
  • Pittam, J., O’Sullivan, P.D., O’Sullivan, G. (2016).  A remote measurement and mapping technique for orderly rapid aggregation of building stock geometry. Automation in Construction, Volume 71, Part 2. Pages  382 - 397.
  • Zhang, F., Murphy, M., Shalloo, L., Ruelle, E., Upton J. (2016). An automatic model configuration and optimization system for milk production forecasting. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. Volume 128, Pages 100–111.
  • O'Sullivan, P.D., Kolokotroni, M. (2016). Non-dimensional analysis and characterisation of driving forces for a single sided slot louver ventilation system. International Journal of Ventilation. (2016) 14 (4): 335–48.
  • Murphy M. (2016). A modular virtual laboratory for quadrotor control simulation. IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 49, Issue 6, Pages 93-98.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2015). Comparison of control systems for the optimisation of ice storage in a dynamic real time electricity pricing environment. Applied Energy Volume 149, Pages 392-403.
  • Upton, J., Murphy, M., Koerkamp, P.G., De Boer P. I. (2015) Investment appraisal of technology innovations on dairy farm electricity consumption. J. Dairy Sci, Volume 98, Issue 2, Pages 898-909.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Shalloo, L., Upton, J. (2014). Comparison of different modelling techniques for milk production forecasting. J. Dairy Sci. Volume 97, Issue 6, Pages 3352-3363.
  • O'Sullivan, P.D., Kolokotroni, M. (2014) Time-averaged single sided ventilation rates and thermal environment in cooling mode for a low energy retrofit envelope system. International Journal of Ventilation. (2014) 13:2 pages 153-168.
  • Upton, J., Murphy, M., Koerkamp, P.G., De Boer P. I. Assessing the Impact of Technology Innovations on Dairy Farm Electricity Consumption and Profitability. (2014). Applied Energy, Volume 137, Pages 1-8.
  • Upton, J., Murphy, M., Koerkamp, P.G., De Boer P. I.. A Mechanistic Model for Electricity Consumption on Dairy Farms: Definition, Validation and Demonstration. (2014). J. Dairy Sci, Volume 97, Issue 8, Pages 4973-4987.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2013). Rapid milk cooling control with varying water and energy consumption. Biosystems Engineering Volume 116, Issue 1, Pages 15-22.

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Murphy, D., O’Brien, B., Askari., S., McCarthy, T.,Magee, A., Burke, R., Murphy, M. (2019). GrassQ-A holistic precision grass measurement and analysis system to optimize pasture based livestock production. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Pages 567, Boston, USA
  • Shine, P., Upton, J., O’Donovan, A., Breen, M., Murphy, M. (2019). A decision support and optimization platform for energy technology investments on dairy farms. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Pages 414, Boston, USA.
  • O’Brien, B; Murphy, D; Askari, MS; Burke, R; Magee, A; Umstätter, C; Hart, L; Oudshoorn, F; Murphy, M; Kaivosoja, J. (2019). Modelling precision grass measurements for a web-based decision platform to aid grassland management. Precision Livestock Farming'19.
  • Kaivosoja, J; Niemeläinen, O; Näsi, R; Burke, R; McCarthy, T; O’Brien, B; Murphy, D; Murphy, M; Oudshoorn, F; Hart, L. Evaluation of remote sensing technologies and cloud services to support grassland management. Precision Livestock Farming'19
  • Murphy, D., O’Brien, B., Murphy, M. (2018) Development of a Labour Utilisation Decision Support Tool to Efficiently Measure Grass Herbage Mass Using a Rising Plate Meter. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Pages 1140, Detroit, USA.
  • Shine, P., Scully, T., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2018). Comparing multiple linear regression and support vector machine models for predicting electricity consumption on pasture based dairy farms. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Pages 806, Detroit, USA.
  • Breen, M., Murphy, M., Upton, J. (2018). Photovoltaic systems on dairy farms: An economic analysis. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Pages 813, Detroit, USA.
  • O’ Sullivan, P. D., O’ Donovan, A., Murphy, M. (2018) ‘An open source, information and learning resource for engineering education in the built environment disciplines’, in SEFI Annual Conference. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Murphy, D., O’Brien, B., Murphy, M. (2018). Development of an optimum grass measurement strategy for precision grassland management. Sustainable meat and milk production from grasslands. Pages 883. EGF 2018.
  • O’Sullivan, P.D., O'Donovan, A., Murphy, M. (2018). The influence of thermal mass in predicting climate cooling potential in low energy buildings, in Proceedings of the 39th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference, September 18th -19th, 2018, Juan Les Pins, France.
  • Murphy, D,. O'Brien, B; O’Donovan, M; Condon, T; Claffey, Murphy, M. (2018). A preliminary near infrared spectroscopy calibration for the prediction of un-dried fresh grass quality. Proc. European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming.
  • O’Donovan, A., O’Sullivan P.D., Murphy, M. (2017). A long term parameter dataset for calibration of low energy building retrofit models for education and research. Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference 17. Edinburgh.
  • Zhang, F., Asaleye, D. A., Upton, J., Murphy, M. (2017). Utilisation of meteorological forecasts for the prediction of milk yield and renewable energy generation in dairy production. European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Dublin City University.
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A., Kelly, G. (2018) Aerodynamic Analysis of a 5MW Stall-regulated Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering, 485-491
  • Murphy, M. (2017). A control and simulation virtual laboratory for an enhanced interactive student learning experience. Proceedings of the 34th International Manufacturing Conference, September 2017, Pages 82–88, Institute of Technology Sligo.
  • Murphy J., O’Brien, B., Murphy, M. (2017). Development of a ground based, automated real time grass quality measurement device for grassland management optimisation. Proceedings of the 34th International Manufacturing Conference, September 2017, Pages 21–27,  Institute of Technology Sligo
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A. (2017). Conceptual design of a large-scale floating offshore vertical axis wind turbine. The 9th International Conference on Applied Energy. Cardiff University, Wales, UK.
  • Shine, P., Murphy, M. D., & Scully, T. (2016). Electricity and water consumption on Irish commercial dairy farms. In 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Belfast, UK.
  • Zhang, F., Murphy, M. (2016). Milk Production Forecasting using Multiple Model Categories: A Comparative Study. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Belfast, UK.
  • Shine, P., Murphy, M. D., Scully, T., Upton, J., & Shalloo, L. (2016). Electricity & direct water consumption on Irish pasture based dairy farms : An Explanatory Analysis. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering. Aarhus, Denmark.
  • O’ Connell, K., Cashman, A. (2016) Development of a numerical wave tank with reduced discretization error. Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT). Pages 3008-3012, Madras, India 3-5 March.
  • Baker, N., O’Sullivan, P.D., Kelly, G., (2016) A computational modelling approach to minimize parameter space and geometrical adaptability when investigating cleanroom particulate levels, in Proceedings of  9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, May 22nd – 27th, Firenze, Italy.
  • Holzer, P., Psomas, T., O’ Sullivan, P.D., (2016) International Ventilation Cooling Database. CLIMA - Proc. 12th REHVA World Congr., 2016: Vol 5, pp. 1–12. Denmark.
  • O’Donovan, A., P.D. O’ Sullivan, M.D. Murphy (2016) A field study on the thermal comfort performance of a ventilative cooling system in a retrofitted low energy building. CLIMA - Proc. 12th REHVA World Congr., 2016: pp. 1–12. Denmark.
  • Murphy M. (2016). Mechanistic Modelling for Dynamic Quadrotor Flight Trajectories in a Noisy 3D Environment. International Conference on Robotics, Control and Automation. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Breen, M., O'Donovan, A., Murphy, M.D., Delaney, F., Hill, M., O'Sullivan, P.D., (2016) A virtual laboratory for the simulation of sustainable energy systems in a low energy building: A case study. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 32, conference 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  
  • Zhang, F., Murphy, M. (2016).Comparative Efficiency of Lactation Curve Models Using Irish Experimental Dairy Farms Data. ASABE Annual Meeting 2016. Florida, USA.
  • Asaleye, D. A., Murphy, M. (2016). Monetary savings produced by multiple microgrid controller configurations in a smart grid scenario. IEEE Energycon 2016. Pages 1-6.Leuven, Belguim.
  • Phan, Q. A., Murphy, M., Scully, T. (2015). Economic Optimisation for a Building with an integrated Micro-grid connected to the National Grid. IEEE World Congress on Sustainable Energy. December 2015. London, UK.
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A., Kelly, G. (2015). An Aerodynamic Modelling Methodology for an Offshore Floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications. Palermo, Italy
  • O' Connell, K., Cashman, A. (2015) Mathematical and CFD Analysis of Free Floating Heave-Only Body. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications. Palermo, Italy
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2015). Analysis of a Model Predictive Controller for Milk Cooling with a Dynamic Electricity Pricing Tariff. Proceedings from the 2015 American Association of Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineers. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Breen, M., Murphy, M., Upton, J. (2015). Development and validation of a micro-grid model to assess the impacts of renewable generation on dairy farm electricity consumption. Proceedings from the 2015 American Association of Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineers. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Breen, M., Murphy, M., Upton, J. (2015) Assessment of energy saving potential in on-farm milk processing. Proceedings of the 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, September 2014, Queens University Belfast, UK. 
  • O’ Connell, K., Cashman, A. (2015) Optimisation of a Generic Numerical Wave Tank and Application to a Heaving Structure. ANSYS Conference & 2nd CADFEM Ireland Users’ Meeting. 24th & 25th September, 2015. Ballsbridge, Dublin
  • Hand, B., Cashman, A., Kelly, G. (2015) A Floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for a Deep Offshore Application. Proceedings of the 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, September 2014, Queens University Belfast, UK.
  • Shine. P., Murphy, M., Scully, T., Upton, J., Shalloo, L. (2015) Analysis of Water and Electrical Power Consumption for Grassland Dairy Production. Proceedings of the 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, September 2014, Queens University Belfast, UK.
  • O’Donovan, A., St-Omer, A., Serafin, G., Murphy, M., O’Sullivan, P.D. (2015) Thermal Comfort Performance Evaluation of a Low Energy Building Retrofit to Improve Future Retrofit Design, Proceedings of the 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, September 2015, Queens University Belfast, UK.. 
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2014). Optimisation of energy and water consumption on dairy farms. Proceedings from the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science Annual Conference. September 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • O’ Connell, K., Cashman, A. (2014) Numerical Wave Tank for Testing Hydrodynamic Structures. 1st All Ireland ANSYS Users’ Meeting, 11th & 12th September 2014, Engineers Ireland, Dublin.
  • O’Sullivan, P.D., Kolokotroni, M. (2014). Experimental characterisation of dominant driving forces and fluctuating ventilation rates for a single sided slot louver ventilation system, in Proceedings of the 35th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference, September 24th -25th, 2013, Poznan, Poland
  • Pittam, J., O’Sullivan, PD., O’Sullivan, G. (2014). Stock aggregation model and virtual archetypes for large scale retro-fit modelling of local authority housing in Ireland’, International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, June 25th-27th, 2014, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
  • Pittam, J., O’Sullivan, G., O’Sullivan, PD. (2013). Cataloguing and energy modelling large scale retrofit opportunities for local authority housing in Cork City, Collaborative European Research Conference, October 17th-18th, 2013, Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland.
  • Zhang, F., Murphy, M., R. Sleator, L. Shalloo, J. Upton (2014). Comparative accuracy of lactation curve fitting models in Irish pasture based dairy systems. Proceedings from the 31th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 283-293, September 2014, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology.
  • Upton, J., Murphy, M., L. Shalloo (2014). Effect of electricity tariffs and cooling technologies on dairy farm electricity consumption, related costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Proceedings from the 31th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 265-273, September 2014, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology.
  • Phan, Q. A., Murphy, M (2014). Photovoltaic models for long and short-term power production forecasting. Proceedings from the 31th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 293-301, September 2014, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology.
  • Asaleye, D. A., Murphy, M., T. O'Mahony (2014). Simulation of photovoltaic power output using predictions of environmental variables. Proceedings from the 31th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 301-311, September 2014, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology.
  • O’ Connell, K., Cashman, A. Validation of Numerical Wave Tanks Using Wave Theory. Proceedings of the 31st International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 273-282, 4-5 September 2014, Cork Institute of Technology.
  • Upton, J., Murphy, M., Koerkamp, P.G., De Boer P. I.. (2014).  Effect of electricity tariffs and cooling technologies on dairy farm electricity consumption, related costs and greenhouse gas emissions. International conference on agricultural engineering. Zurich, Switzerland.
  • O’Sullivan, PD., Delaney, F., O’Riain, M., Clancy, T., O’Connell, J., Fallon, D. (2013). Design and performance of an external envelope retrofit solution for a grid optimised concrete structure: a case study, in Proceedings of the 30thInternational Manufacturing Conference, September 3rd- 4th, 2013, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Baker, N., O’Sullivan, P., (2013). Verification of multiphase flow CFD simulation and grid convergence index (GCI) analysis, in Proceedings of the 30th International Manufacturing Conference, September 3rd-4th, 2013, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • O’Sullivan, PD., Kolokotroni, M. (2013). Experimental analysis of different operational configurations for single sided natural ventilation as part of a low energy retrofit, in Proceedings of the 34th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference, September 25th -26th, 2013, Athens, Greece
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2013). A control system with disturbance rejection for variable flow milk cooling. Proceeding from the 30th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 62-72, September 2013, University College Dublin.
  • O’ Flynn, D., Cashman, A. Development of an Unmanned Search and Rescue Vessel (USARV). Proceedings of the 30th International Manufacturing Conference, Pages 276-285, 3-4 September 2013, University College Dublin.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2012). A load shifting controller for Cold Thermal Energy Storage systems, Proceeding from the IEEE International Conference on Green Technologies (ICGT) International Conference, Pages 14-19, 18-20 Dec. India
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., French, P., Upton, J. (2012). A dynamic artificial neural network for the prediction of milk yields from dairy cattle. International Journal of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering IPCBEE vol.47 (selected for publication from the 3rd International Conference on Agriculture and Animal Science. Bangkok, Thailand).
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Willemse, J., Upton, J. (2012). Increasing the efficiency of cold thermal storage systems using predictive modeling and control. Proceeding from the International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE 12). Pages 50-59. Quebec, Canada.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., Upton, J. (2012). Dynamic modelling techniques for the prediction of milk yields from dairy cattle.. 63th Annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Murphy, M., O'Mahony, M. J., French, P., Upton, J. (2012). Heat recovery in a milk refrigeration system with variable fan speed control. Agricultural Research Forum 2012. Pages 103-104. Tullamore, Ireland.

 

Book Chapters

  • O’Sullivan,P.D., A. O’Donovan, M. Murphy and M. Kolokotroni (2016). Single Sided Ventilative Cooling Performance in a low Energy Retrofit, REHVA 53 (1), Jan 2016.
  • Pittam, J., O’Sullivan, P.D., O’Sullivan, G. (2016). An Archetype based building stock aggregation methodology using a remote survey technique. Smart Energy Systems and Buildings for a Sustainable Future. Springer 2017 (in press).
  • Upton, J., E. Murphy, M. Murphy, I.J.M. De Boer, P.W.G. Groot Koerkamp and L. Shalloo. Energy and water management to minimize the environmental impact of dairy farming. Achieving sustainable production of cow’s milk Vol 2, Part 2, Chapter 11. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2017.
  • Zhang, F., Shalloo, L., Upton, J., Murphy, M. A review of milk production forecast models. Dairy Farming: Operations Management, Animal Welfare and Milk Production. Chapter 2. Nova Publishing, 2018.