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Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. (2021)
Journal Article
HOSSAIN, M. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. AIP advances [online], 11(4), article 045111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0042952

In this paper, we investigate the aerosol cloud flow physics during three respiratory actions by humans (such as coughing, talking, and breathing). With given variables (i.e., velocity, duration, particle size and number of particles, and ambient con... Read More about Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions..

A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation. (2021)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A., SHIVAKRISHNA, B. and SRIKANTH, K.S. [2021]. A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.03.209

This paper presents a digital twining study conducted for an immediate design / redesign and manufacturing of on impellers and blades. It is by accomplished by developing (i) CAD automation methods, based on the standard modelling procedures and (ii)... Read More about A digital twin study for immediate design / redesign of impellers and blades: part 1: CAD modelling and tool path simulation..

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 composite. (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 composite..

Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., OYENEYIN, B., FAISAL, N., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of injection temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset]. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article 108645. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920410521003053#appsec1

This work investigates the effect of temperature on oil-water relative permeability using well-sorted unconsolidated silica sandpacks, by adopting the unsteady-state relative permeability method, and by applying numerical history matching technique.... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. [Dataset].

Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. (2021)
Journal Article
BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., FAISAL, N., OYENEYIN, B., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article ID 108645. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108645

Relative permeability is affected by several flow parameters, mainly the operating temperature and fluid viscosity. Fluid viscosities change with temperature, which correspondingly affects the relative permeability. Temperature is believed to have a... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability..

A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V. (2021)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A., ARUMUGAM, E. and MICHAEL, A.X. [2021]. A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.369

This paper presents a Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulation study conducted on ball endmill for fixed 3 + 1 and 3 + 2 axis orientations for machining Ti-6Al-4 V. This work adopts a tungsten carbide (WC) Ø18.6 mm diametrical/6fluted ball endmill to... Read More about A FEA simulation study of ball end mill for fixed 3+1 / 3+2 axis machining of Ti-6Al-4V..

Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
GUPTA, R., BADEL, B., GUPTA, P., BUCKNALL, D.G., FLYNN, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2021. Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset]. ACS applied nano materials [online], 4(3), pages 2413-2422. Available from: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/suppl/10.1021/acsanm.0c02719/suppl_file/an0c02719_si_001.pdf

Prepared film sample and their testing setup is included in Section S1 of Supporting Information, TEM images of the uncoated and silica-coated BaTiO3 NPs along with the TEM images of the uncoated BaTiO3 polymer NP sample and all the polymer–NP compos... Read More about Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. [Dataset].

Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. (2021)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., BADEL, B., GUPTA, P., BUCKNALL, D.G., FLYNN, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2021. Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. ACS applied nano materials [online], 4(3), pages 2413-2422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.0c02719

Polymer–nanoparticle composites prepared using a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) matrix with BaTiO3 nanoparticle compositions of 6, 9, 12, and 15 wt % have shown insulating behavior and are evaluated for their applicability as flexible strain sensors... Read More about Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment..

Numerical modelling of the effect of wettability, interfacial tension and temperature on oil recovery at pore-scale level. (2021)
Journal Article
IYI, D., BALOGUN, Y., OYENEYIN, B. and FAISAL, N. 2021. Numerical modelling of the effect of wettability, interfacial tension and temperature on oil recovery at pore-scale level. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 201, article ID 108453. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108453

A numerical investigation into the effect of wettability and temperature on oil recovery with a hot water injection at different temperatures is reported in this paper. The computational domain is a two-dimensional porous medium (reservoir) maintaine... Read More about Numerical modelling of the effect of wettability, interfacial tension and temperature on oil recovery at pore-scale level..

The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. (2021)
Journal Article
LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T., ZHANG, Y. and MISHRA, R. 2021. The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. Energy [online], 221, article ID 119844. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.119844

Air caps are an effective way of ensuring uniformity of air flow in Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boilers. Published literature on the design and configuration of these air caps is severely limited. In this study, extensive theoretical as well as e... Read More about The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers..

Use of optimized centroid and weighted centroid algorithms to locate a partial discharge source by using received signal strength. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
KHAN, U.F., JANJUA, G.M.W., AYUB, A., ILYAS, M.A., SHAHZAD, K. and MOHAMED, H. 2020. Use of optimized centroid and weighted centroid algorithms to locate a partial discharge source by using received signal strength. In Proceedings of 23rd Wireless personal multimedia communications symposium 2020 (WPMC2020): bridging wireless and business worlds, 19-26 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9309452. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPMC50192.2020.9309452

Received signal strength (RSS) based localization of a source is a simple but effective technique. In RSS based localization source location is estimated by converting obtained signal into distance. In this paper, centroid and weighted centroid algor... Read More about Use of optimized centroid and weighted centroid algorithms to locate a partial discharge source by using received signal strength..

Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
FREIER RAINE, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., ARDILA-REY, J. A. and GAMIO, C. 2020. Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. In Proceedings of 47th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Photovoltaic specialists conference 2020 (PVSC 2020), 15 June - 21 August 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2600-2604. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300920

This paper evaluates the performance of a genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator for low-concentrating photovoltaic (PV) application. The experimental analysis of 4 types of GOCRSH namely the GOCRSH_A GOCRS... Read More about Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator..

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NARAYANASWAMY, M., ZHAO, Y., FUNG, W.K. and FOUGH, N. 2020. A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. In Proceedings of 27th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International conference on electronics, circuits and systems 2020 (ICECS 2020), 23-25 November 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9294905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECS49266.2020.9294905

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict the regions of human eye fixations in images using low-level features is proposed. Unlike the existing wavelet-based saliency detection models, the proposed model requires only two chann... Read More about A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations..

An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. (2020)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. [2020] An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. Materials today: proceedings [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.196

This paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) based 5-stage Industry 4.0 architecture to integrate the design and manufacturing systems in a Cyber Physical Environment (CPE). It considers the transfer of design and manufacturing systems data throug... Read More about An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems..

Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites.   (2020)
Journal Article
MUKHERJI, A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites. Composite structures [online], 262, article ID 113444. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.113444

Polyester fibres reinforced with glass fibres hybridised polyester resin composite (PFR/GFHC) is a unconventional complex high-molecular weight crosslinked network polymer composite, which can be used in the manufacture of structural body parts for l... Read More about Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites.  .

Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs. (2020)
Thesis
SURI, Y. 2020. Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects fracture-conductivity and well-performance. The proppant transport and suspension in thin fracturing fluid used in unconventional reservoirs are considerably differe... Read More about Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs..

A comparative study on partial discharge emulators. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MOHAMED, H., KHAN, U., YUSUF, M.A., MOHAMMED, M.M., ALHAJ, M., ALRWEG, M. and ALKHWELDI, M. 2020. A comparative study on partial discharge emulators. In Proceedings of 28th Telecommunications forum 2020 (TELFOR 2020), 24-25 November 2020, Belgrade, Serbia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9306600. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR51502.2020.9306600

Partial Discharge (PD) detection plays a vital role in electrical power stations, it can help protecting the high voltage equipment, it can prevent explosion of these equipment and hence preventing a catastrophic failure. PD detection can be performe... Read More about A comparative study on partial discharge emulators..

Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. (2020)
Journal Article
WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 13(23), article ID 1239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-06176-y

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical properties are examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Pa... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition..

3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. (2020)
Journal Article
OKOLIE, O., STACHUREK, I., KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. Polymers [online], 12(11), articles ID 2682. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12112682

There is a rising demand for replacement, regeneration of tissues and organ repairs for patients who suffer from diseased/damaged bones or tissues such as hip pains. The hip replacement treatment relies on the implant, which may not always meet the r... Read More about 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review..

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. [2020]. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..