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Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable and nuclear resources for electricity generation in Kazakhstan. (2017)
Journal Article
AHMAD, S., NADEEM, A., AKHANOVA, G., HOUGHTON, T. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable and nuclear resources for electricity generation in Kazakhstan. Energy [online], 141, pages 1880-1891. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.11.102

Kazakhstan's electricity generation depends heavily on fossil fuels. Renewables and other non-fossil resources provide potential alternatives to diversify the electricity generation system. In this paper, various potential local non-fossil fuel resou... Read More about Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable and nuclear resources for electricity generation in Kazakhstan..

Insulating polymer nanocomposites for high thermal conduction and fire retarding applications. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
GUPTA, R., HUO, D., PANCHOLI, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PANCHOLI, K. 2017. Insulating polymer nanocomposites for high thermal conduction and fire retarding applications. Presented at the 3rd Defence and security doctoral symposium, 14-15 November 2017, Swindon, UK [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5675281.v1

The possibility of combining the flexibility and light - weight of polymers with the highest insulation of ceramics, drives the field of nanocomposites for potential commercial application. The inclusion of nano-sized insulating particles in the poly... Read More about Insulating polymer nanocomposites for high thermal conduction and fire retarding applications..

Self-healing polymer nanocomposites for composite structure applications. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
GUPTA, R., JHA, V., LATTO, J., PANCHOLI, M., HUO, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2017. Self-healing polymer nanocomposites for composite structure applications. Presented at the 3rd Defence and security doctoral symposium, 14-15 November 2017, Swindon, UK [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5675281.v1

Nanocomposites offer the possibility of realizing materials with bespoke properties that were un-realizable by the parent pristine materials. Since, nanoscale inclusions firstly engender small mechanical, electrical and optical defects; and secondly... Read More about Self-healing polymer nanocomposites for composite structure applications..

Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. (2017)
Journal Article
TEBOWEI, R., HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S.Z., DROUBI, M.G. and OLUYEMI, G. 2018. Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 162, pages 747-762. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003

A CFD model has been implemented to investigate the effects the pipe undulation on sand transport. Of particular interest of the present study is the sand deposition in small angled V-inclined bend relevant to oil and gas subsea flowlines where sand... Read More about Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. (2017)
Thesis
IYALLA, I. 2017. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Subsea pipelines are subjected to wave and steady current loads which cause pipeline stability problems. Current knowledge and understanding on the pipeline on-bottom stability is based on the research programmes from the 1980s such as the Pipeline S... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability..

Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. (2017)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., REUBEN, R.L. and STEEL, J.I. 2018. Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. Applied acoustics [online], 131, pages 5-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016

In pipelines used for petroleum production and transportation, sand particles may be present in the multi-phase flow of oil and gas and water. The Acoustic Emission (AE) measurement technique is used in the field of sand monitoring and detection in t... Read More about Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline..

Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). (2017)
Journal Article
RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., DECIGA-GUSI, J., FREIER, D., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). Energy procedia [online], 130: proceedings of the 11th SNEC international photovoltaic power generation conference and exhibition (SNEC 2017), 17-20 April 2017, Shanghai, China, pages 102-107. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402

Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems have been proposed to make solar photovoltaic systems more attractive. These systems are not only capable of generating electricity, but can also contribute to minimise energy consumption in buildings b... Read More about Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC)..

Natural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. (2017)
Journal Article
LI, W., PAUL, M.C., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and KNOX, A.R. 2017. Natural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. Case studies in thermal engineering [online], 10, pages 499-516. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009

The free convective heat transfer phenomenon in an isolated, walled CCPC with PV cell is studied experimentally at 1000 W/m2 irradiance and 28.5 {deg}C ambient temperature as well as 0{deg}, 10{deg}, 20{deg}, 30{deg} and 40{deg} incidences in indoor... Read More about Natural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell..

Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. (2017)
Thesis
CHALMERS, B. 2017. Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.

In an exploration setting, reservoir characterisation is concerned with the identification of fluids and lithology. Seismic interpreters seek to distinguish hydrocarbons from brine and sand from shale. Amplitude vs offset (AVO) is a fundamental techn... Read More about Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin..

Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. (2017)
Journal Article
OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2018. Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 43(15), pages 7703-7712. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.230

This study presents the effect of combined membrane separation and heterogeneous catalysts for the production of ethyl lactate solvent. The enhanced process is a flat sheet cellulose acetate membrane and cation-exchange resin catalysts. A methodology... Read More about Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation..

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