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Applications of numerical simulations in built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
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 4-14. Available from: https://apscience.org/c...omadem/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..

Performance improvement of a circulating fluidized bed boiler through flow modifications in primary air supply system. (2019)
Journal Article
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/c...omadem/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..

Prediction of casing critical buckling during shale gas hydraulic fracturing. (2019)
Journal Article
MOHAMMED, A.I., OYENEYIN, B., BARTLETT, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Prediction of casing critical buckling during shale gas hydraulic fracturing. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. 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..

Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. (2019)
Journal Article
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..

Modification of the Vipulanandan rheological model with correlation for temperature and electrolyte effect on drilling muds. (2019)
Journal Article
AFOLABI, R.O. and YUSUF, E.O. 2019. Modification of the Vipulanandan rheological model with correlation for temperature and electrolyte effect on drilling muds. Advanced powder technology [online], In Press. 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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
ALRASHIDI, H., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., GHOSH, A., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2019. Performance assessment of cadmium telluride-based semi-transparent glazing for power saving in façade buildings. Energy and buildings [online], In Press. 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)
Journal Article
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..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Recent developments in graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fiber-reinforced composites. (2019)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
ARNOULD, P. 2019. An investigation into the performance and diagnostics from different chordal integration schemes in asymmetric flow. Flow measurement and instrumentation [online], In Press. 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)
Journal Article
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..

Photovoltaic expansion-limit through a net energy metering scheme for selected Malaysian public hospitals. (2019)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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...luidstructs.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)
Journal Article
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..

The open air electrical-field activated sintering and forming of micro components. (2019)
Book Chapter
ZULKIPLI, M., QIN, Y., YANG, Y., SHAARI, M.F., AYUB, A. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. [2019]. The open air electrical-field activated sintering and forming of micro components. In Ismail, T.N.H.B.T., Rashid, A.H.A., Roslan, M.N., Hairom, N.H.H., Noh, F.H.M., Mamat, T.N.A.R. and Adnan, S.H. (eds.) Advanced technology centre: research and innovation. Series 2. Malaysia: UHTM, pages 133-148, (forthcoming).

As the demand for the miniature products has increased significantly, so also has the need for these products to be produced in a rapid, flexible and cost-efficient manner. The application of electroplasticity shows significant potential to produce t... Read More about The open air electrical-field activated sintering and forming of micro components..

Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, various surfaces are created... Read More about Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling..

Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel method to improve drag response... Read More about Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly..

Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Centrifugal pumps are an integral part of process and chemical industries around the globe. The flow within vaneless volutes of centrifugal pumps is highly turbulent and three-dimensional. Conventional flow modelling techniques are usually incapable... Read More about Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation..