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Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite. (2019)
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GUPTA, R., STAKEVICIUS, R. and PANCHOLI, K. 2019. Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite. Procedia CIRP [online], 85: proceedings of 2nd CIRP conference on composite material parts manufacturing (CIRP-CCMPM 2019), 10-11 October 2019, Sheffield, UK, pages 61-65. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.10.003

Currently, mass composite manufacturing is dominated by the fiber-reinforced thermosets due to the ease of its processing. However, the addition of multifunctionality to the thermoset composite requires an additional step of manufacturing. This work... Read More about Rapid multifunctional composite part manufacturing using controlled in-situ polymerization of PA6 nanocomposite..

Harvesting sustainable energy from saltwater, part II: effect of electrode geometry. (2019)
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BANI, N.A., MAD KAIDI, H., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MOHAMED RASHIDI, A.H., HASSAN, M.Z., SARIP, S., SALEH, S., MUHAMMAD SUKKI, F., ABU BAKAR, S.H., MAS'UD, A.A. and ARDILLA-REY, J. 2019. Harvesting sustainable energy from saltwater, part II: effect of electrode geometry. Test engineering and management [online], 81 (11-12), pages 5709-5717. Available from: http://testmagzine.biz/index.php/testmagzine/article/view/810/731

Green energy or renewable energy is a widely and commonly used terminology when depicting the energy generated from natural resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and hydropower. One energy resource, in particular, has yet to unleash its... Read More about Harvesting sustainable energy from saltwater, part II: effect of electrode geometry..

Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2019)
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MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly (acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 2(1), article ID 117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1874-5

The application of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels in the oil and gas industry for reservoir and well management is gaining more traction. In this study, the swelling performance and adsorption kinetics of two commercial superabsorbent polymer hydro... Read More about Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt..

Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate. (2019)
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ALRASHIDI, H., GHOSH, A., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2020. Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate. Solar energy [online], 195, pages 536-543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.11.084

Semi-transparent photovoltaic (PV) technology is attractive for building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) due to its ability to lower the admitted solar heat gain, to control the penetrating daylight and to generate onsite benevolent direct current po... Read More about Thermal performance of semitransparent CdTe BIPV window at temperate climate..

Performance improvement of a circulating fluidized bed boiler through flow modifications in primary air supply system. (2019)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ZHANG, Y., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Performance improvement of a circulating fluidized bed boiler through flow modifications in primary air supply system. International journal of condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(4), pages 29-43. Available from: https://apscience.org/comadem/index.php/comadem/article/view/175

The primary air supply system is a key component of a Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boiler. The uniformity of air flow through the primary air supply system is important for highly efficient operation of the CFB boiler. Non-uniform air flow distrib... Read More about Performance improvement of a circulating fluidized bed boiler through flow modifications in primary air supply system..

Applications of numerical simulations in built environment. (2019)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., RODRIGUES, S. and NSOM, B. 2019. Applications of numerical simulations in built environment. International journal of condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management [online], 22(4), pages 9-14. Available from: https://apscience.org/comadem/index.php/comadem/article/view/172

Different types of numerical simulations have been in use for the design and performance analysis of built environment for some time. Most of these simulations are based on simplistic models and methods, such as steady-state approach, which strictly... Read More about Applications of numerical simulations in built environment..

Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. (2019)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. WEENTECH proceedings in energy [online], 5(1): proceedings of the 4th International conference on energy, environment and economics (ICEEE2019), 20-22 August 2019, Edinburgh, UK, pages 195-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32438/WPE.8319

As a result of rising economies and environmental constraints, the demand for clean and renewable sources of energy is fast increasing. Biogas is a renewable form of energy that fits all expectations in terms of delivery, cost, and greenhouse emissio... Read More about Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading..

Prediction of casing critical buckling during shale gas hydraulic fracturing. (2019)
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MOHAMMED, A.I., OYENEYIN, B., BARTLETT, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. Prediction of casing critical buckling during shale gas hydraulic fracturing. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 185, article ID 106655. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106655

Casing deformation during volume fracturing in shale gas horizontal wells is caused by both existing and induced stresses. These stresses jointly alter and compound the stress field around the casing leading to inefficient well stimulation as planned... Read More about Prediction of casing critical buckling during shale gas hydraulic fracturing..

Modification of the Vipulanandan rheological model with correlation for temperature and electrolyte effect on drilling muds. (2019)
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AFOLABI, R.O. and YUSUF, E.O. 2020. Modification of the Vipulanandan rheological model with correlation for temperature and electrolyte effect on drilling muds. Advanced powder technology [online], 31(1), pages 312-322. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apt.2019.10.023

Modelling the flow of drilling muds requires the use of existing generic time-independent models with a number of parameters incorporated. While these parameters quantify the uncertainties surrounding the mud rheology, the tuning of each parameter fo... Read More about Modification of the Vipulanandan rheological model with correlation for temperature and electrolyte effect on drilling muds..

Performance evaluation of unconcentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric generator hybrid system under tropical climate. (2019)
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SHATAR, N.M., RAHMAN, M.A.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., SALIM, S.A.Z.S., SINGH, B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A., SAUDI, A.S.M. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2019. Performance evaluation of unconcentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric generator hybrid system under tropical climate. Sustainability [online], 11(22), article ID 6192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11226192

Indoor farming is among the approaches which can be adapted to improve agricultural sustainability and ensure the food security of countries. However, adopting indoor farming requires a high amount of energy to sustain the system. Incorporating a ren... Read More about Performance evaluation of unconcentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric generator hybrid system under tropical climate..

Performance assessment of cadmium telluride-based semi-transparent glazing for power saving in façade buildings. (2019)
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ALRASHIDI, H., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., GHOSH, A., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2020. Performance assessment of cadmium telluride-based semi-transparent glazing for power saving in fa├žade buildings. Energy and buildings [online], 215, article ID 109585. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109585

Façade buildings are generally highly glazed and energy-intensive especially in countries with hot weather. Power consumption in these buildings is even more significant when air conditioning (AC) is added to the figures. Building with semi-transpare... Read More about Performance assessment of cadmium telluride-based semi-transparent glazing for power saving in façade buildings..

Renewable energy for sustainable growth and development: an evaluation of law and policy of Bangladesh. (2019)
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KARIM, M.E., KARIM, R., ISLAM, M.T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2019. Renewable energy for sustainable growth and development: an evaluation of law and policy of Bangladesh. Sustainability [online], 11(20), article ID 5774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11205774

Bangladesh’s constant growth with an annual 6% plus Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for more than the last two decades and achievements in other socio-economic metrics in recent times is impressive and recognized by various global authoritative bodies.... Read More about Renewable energy for sustainable growth and development: an evaluation of law and policy of Bangladesh..

Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites. (2019)
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KEYTE, J., PANCHOLI, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites. Frontiers in materials [online], 6, article ID 224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2019.00224

The two-dimensional macro molecule graphene and its derivatives have widely been investigated for their application as nanofiller in carbon fibre-reinforced composites (CFRC). Research has progressed from techniques that simply mix graphene as a mixi... Read More about Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites..

Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. (2019)
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CHIKERE, C., FAISAL, N.H., LIN, P.K.T. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1310: proceedings of 2018 Applied nanotechnology and nanoscience international conference (ANNIC 2018), 22-24 October 2018, Berlin, Germany, article ID 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1310/1/012008

Zinc oxide nanoparticles (nano-ZnO) was used to modify carbon paste electrode (CPE) for a fast and sensitive electrochemical determination of gallic acid (GA). The study was carried out using cyclic voltammetry (CV) and differential voltammetry (DPV)... Read More about Zinc oxide nanoparticles modified-carbon paste electrode used for the electrochemical determination of Gallic acid..

An investigation into the performance and diagnostics from different chordal integration schemes in asymmetric flow. (2019)
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ARNOULD, P. 2020. An investigation into the performance and diagnostics from different chordal integration schemes in asymmetric flow. Flow measurement and instrumentation [online], 72, article ID 101644. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.flowmeasinst.2019.101644

The purpose of the work is firstly to explore the proposal from a previous North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop paper that increasing the number of chordal locations above 4 yields little improvement in the performance of ultrasonic flow meters. Secon... Read More about An investigation into the performance and diagnostics from different chordal integration schemes in asymmetric flow..

Exploration of elastomeric and polymeric liquid crystals with photothermal actuation: a review. (2019)
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RASTOGI, P., NJUGUNA, J. and KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. 2019. Exploration of elastomeric and polymeric liquid crystals with photothermal actuation: a review. European polymer journal [online], 121, article ID. 109287. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.109287

Recent research in soft materials is an exhilarating category which has been transcending boundaries for variety of functional applications. This category also stems liquid crystals whose stimuli-responsive feature has fantasized researchers for appl... Read More about Exploration of elastomeric and polymeric liquid crystals with photothermal actuation: a review..

A low-cost tonometer alternative: a comparison between photoplethysmogram and finger ballistocardiogram and validation against tonometric waveform. (2019)
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JANJUA, G.M.W., FINLAY, D., GULDENRING, D., HAQ, A.U. and MCLAUGHLIN, J. 2019. A low-cost tonometer alternative: a comparison between photoplethysmogram and finger ballistocardiogram and validation against tonometric waveform. IEEE access [online], 7, pages 142787-142795. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2944212

Hypertension is a silent killer and one-third of its sufferers are unaware of its presence. Tonometric devices, like SphygmoCor, Compilor etc., represent the gold standard in pulse wave velocity (PWV) and augmentation index (AIx) measurements which a... Read More about A low-cost tonometer alternative: a comparison between photoplethysmogram and finger ballistocardiogram and validation against tonometric waveform..

Photovoltaic expansion-limit through a net energy metering scheme for selected Malaysian public hospitals. (2019)
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AMRAN, M.E., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A., AHMAD ZAIDI, T.Z., KAMALUDDIN, K.A. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2019. Photovoltaic expansion-limit through a net energy metering scheme for selected Malaysian public hospitals. Sustainability [online], 11(18), article 5131. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11185131

This paper presents an optimization approach in determining the expansion-limit of Renewable Distributed Generation (DG) capacity through a Net Energy Metering (NEM) scheme specifically for selected Malaysian public hospitals. In this study, the tota... Read More about Photovoltaic expansion-limit through a net energy metering scheme for selected Malaysian public hospitals..

Investigation of slug-churn flow induced transient excitation forces at pipe bend. (2019)
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HOSSAIN, M., CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., DROUBI, G.M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2019. Investigation of slug-churn flow induced transient excitation forces at pipe bend. Journal of fluids and structures [online], 91, article ID 102733. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.102733

Numerical simulations of two-phase flow induced fluctuating forces at a pipe bend have been carried out to study the characteristics of multiphase flow induced vibration (FIV). The multiphase flow patterns and turbulence were modelled using the volum... Read More about Investigation of slug-churn flow induced transient excitation forces at pipe bend..

Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications. (2019)
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GUPTA, R., HUO, D., WHITE, M., JHA, V., STENNING, G.B.G. and PANCHOLI, K. 2019. Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications. Composites communications [online], 16, pages 67-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2019.08.014

Continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites are increasingly finding their use as engineering materials in many industries due to the excellent fire, smoke and toxicity performance. However, the composite component produced using automated c... Read More about Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications..