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The impact of ice formation on vertical axis wind turbine performance and aerodynamics. (2023)
Journal Article
GERRIE, S., ISLAM, S.Z., GERRIE, C., DROUBI, G. and ASIM, T. 2023. The impact of ice formation on vertical axis wind turbine performance and aerodynamics. Wind [online], 3(1), pages 16-24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/wind3010003

This study investigated the impact of ice formation on the performance and aerodynamics of a vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT). This is an area that is becoming more prevalent as VAWTs are installed alongside horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWTs) in... Read More about The impact of ice formation on vertical axis wind turbine performance and aerodynamics..

Exploring the enhancement of infrared absorption through magnetically guided assembly of gold nanoparticle stabilized ferrofluid emulsion. (2023)
Working Paper
OKPOZO, P., DWIVEDI, Y., HUO, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2023. Exploring the enhancement of infrared absorption through magnetically guided assembly of gold nanoparticle stabilized ferrofluid emulsion. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1759908

The molecular vibration signals were amplified by the gold strip gratings as a result of grating resonances and nearby electric field hotspots. Colloidal gold island films exhibit similar enhancement; however, the uneven geometrical characteristics o... Read More about Exploring the enhancement of infrared absorption through magnetically guided assembly of gold nanoparticle stabilized ferrofluid emulsion..

3D CFD modelling of performance of a vertical axis turbine. (2023)
Journal Article
GERRIE, C., ISLAM, S.Z., GERRIE, S., TURNER, N. and ASIM, T. 2023. 3D CFD modelling of performance of a vertical axis turbine. Energies [online], 16(3), article 1144. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en16031144

Recently, wind turbine research has switched focus to vertical axis wind turbines due to the extensive research that has been performed on horizontal axis wind turbines and the potential of vertical axis wind turbines in built-up areas. This study ai... Read More about 3D CFD modelling of performance of a vertical axis turbine..

A PESTEL and SWOT impact analysis on renewable energy development in Togo. (2023)
Journal Article
KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. (2023). A PESTEL and SWOT impact analysis on renewable energy development in Togo. Frontiers in sustainability [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/frsus.2022.990173

Like most developing countries, Togo continues to rely on the use of traditional forms of biomass energy which causes tremendous socio-economic, environmental and health hazards. In addition, the imbalanced distribution and use of electricity, petrol... Read More about A PESTEL and SWOT impact analysis on renewable energy development in Togo..

Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film. [Dataset] (2023)
Dataset
OKPOZO, P. and PANCHOLI, K. 2023. Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film. [Dataset]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1848943

Aim is to study the spatial organisation of the magnetically directed gold pickering ferrofluid emulsion via spin coating. The magnetically directed self-assembly manufacturing technique was successfully applied by combining the magnetic field and sp... Read More about Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film. [Dataset].

Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film. (2023)
Journal Article
OKPOZO, P. and PANCHOLI, K. 2023. Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film. Hybrid advances [online], 2, article 100018. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hybadv.2023.100018

The magnetic field directed self-assembly of the nanoparticles is cheap, fast and easy method to prepare the patterned thin film useful for various applications. However, the dipole-dipole interaction between nanoparticles at the interface generates... Read More about Study of spatial organisation of magnetic field directed gold-pickering-ferrofluid-nanoemulsion in spin coated film..

Comparative strength and stability analysis of conventional and lighter composite flexible risers in ultra-deep water subsea environment. (2022)
Journal Article
NAMMI, S.K., GUPTA, R. and PANCHOLI, K. [2022]. Comparative strength and stability analysis of conventional and lighter composite flexible risers in ultra-deep water subsea environment. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: journal of process mechanical engineering [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09544089221144394

The hybrid flexible risers have a multi-layered structure and use thermoplastic composite for the pressure and tensile armour. In contrast, a conventional flexible riser uses heavier carbon steel as armour which significantly contributes to its weigh... Read More about Comparative strength and stability analysis of conventional and lighter composite flexible risers in ultra-deep water subsea environment..

An evaluation of the morphological, microstructural and mechanical behaviour of the glass fibre/HDPE thermoplastic composite pipe. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
OKOLIE, O., NJUGUNA, J. and FAISAL, N. 2022. An evaluation of the morphological, microstructural and mechanical behaviour of the glass fibre/HDPE thermoplastic composite pipe. Presented at 2022 Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering 2022, 21 November 2022, Edinburgh, UK.

Composite pipes are increasingly being used as an alternative solution to conventional metal-based pipes. This development is in response to significant corrosion failures with the metallic pipes and enables better decision making especially for the... Read More about An evaluation of the morphological, microstructural and mechanical behaviour of the glass fibre/HDPE thermoplastic composite pipe..

Enhancing the appearance of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of traditional symbols: a case study. (2022)
Journal Article
AWUKU, S.A., BENNADJI, A. MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and SELLAMI, N. 2022. Enhancing the appearance of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of traditional symbols: a case study. AIP conference proceedings: proceedings of 3rd International conference on energy and power 2021 (ICEP 2021), 18-20 November 2021, Chiang Mai, Thailand [online], 2681, article 020050. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0114941

Over the past years, advanced renewable technologies such as Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) has transformed to become more efficient, reliable, less costly and attractive. A migration to Net-Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) and push for Green B... Read More about Enhancing the appearance of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of traditional symbols: a case study..

Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications. (2022)
Journal Article
OKOLIE, O., LATTO, J., FAISAL, N., JAMIESON, H., MUKHERJI, A. and NJUGUNA, J. [2022]. Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications. Applied composite materials [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10443-022-10066-9

Thermoplastic composite pipes (TCP), which are a form of fibre reinforced thermoplastic pipes, have proven benefits such as being lightweight and non-corrosive. However, during manufacturing, certain defects are induced because of certain parameters,... Read More about Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications..

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