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Determination of cure mechanism inside die for a part manufacturing during large-scale pultrusion. (2021)
Journal Article
MUKHERJI, A., TARAPORE, N. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. Determination of cure mechanism inside die for a part manufacturing during large-scale pultrusion. Journal of applied polymer science [online], 139(17), article 52035. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/app.52035

The cure kinetics of resin, heat capacity and thermal conductivity of reinforcing materials of uncured mass dictates the ultimate curing of reinforced thermosets manufactured component. In this study, degree of conversion from heat capacity by ‘Lumry... Read More about Determination of cure mechanism inside die for a part manufacturing during large-scale pultrusion..

An investigation of casing structural integrity in shale gas horizontal wells during hydraulic fracturing using FEA and machine learning algorithms. (2021)
Thesis
MOHAMMED, A.I. 2021. An investigation of casing structural integrity in shale gas horizontal wells during hydraulic fracturing using FEA and machine learning algorithms. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603216

Unconventional oil and gas operators are currently facing the challenge of casing lateral buckling and/or deformation during shale gas wells stimulation through hydraulic fracturing. Failure of the casing during this process can lead to huge financia... Read More about An investigation of casing structural integrity in shale gas horizontal wells during hydraulic fracturing using FEA and machine learning algorithms..

An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation. (2021)
Journal Article
MOHAMMED, A.I., BARTLETT, M., OYENEYIN, B., KAYVANTASH, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 95, article 104221. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104221

This paper proposes a novel way to study the casing structural integrity using two approaches of finite element analysis (FEA) and machine learning. The approach in this study is unique, as it captures the pertinent parameters influencing the casing... Read More about An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation..

Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2021)
Journal Article
MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G., and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 3(8), article 756. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04654-w

The original version of this Article contained an error of judgement in the inclusion of the names of the polymers and their application. The names of the polymers and their application were included, however, due to potential issues relating to conf... Read More about Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt..

The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications. (2021)
Journal Article
HASSANI, F., FAISAL, N.H., NISH, R., ROTHNIE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 208(part B), article 109200. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109200

Hydrogenated nitrile butyl rubber (HNBR) elastomers are highly resistant to chemicals and degradation, and they are good candidates to be adopted in aggressive environmental conditions of high temperature and pressure. As these service parameters are... Read More about The impact of thermal ageing on sealing performance of HNBR packing elements in downhole installations in oilfield wellhead applications..

Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composites. (2021)
Journal Article
SIDDIQUE, S., LEUNG, P.S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composites. Upstream oil and gas technology [online], 7, article ID 100036. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.upstre.2021.100036

To convert the hazardous oil-based mud waste into a resource, this study has addressed reclaimed nanoclays and its application as a filler material for reinforcing polyamide 6 polymer matrix into a novel polymer composite material. This work focuses... Read More about Drilling oil-based mud waste as a resource for raw materials: a case study on clays reclamation and their application as fillers in polyamide 6 composites..