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Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. (2020)
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SINGH, D., ALIYU, A.M., CHARLTON, M., MISHRA, R., ASIM, T. and OLIVEIRA, A.C. [2020]. Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. Journal of petroleum science and engineering (online), In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107557

For safety-critical industrial applications, severe-service valves are often used, and the conditions during operations can be either single phase or multiphase. The design requirements for valves handling multiphase flows can be very different to th... Read More about Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve..

Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables. (2020)
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GUPTA, R., SMITH, L., NJUGUNA, J., DEIGHTON, A. and PANCHOLI, K. 2020. Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables. ACS applied electronic materials [online], Articles ASAP. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00052

A polymer–metal oxide nanocomposite is a key in developing a high-temperature insulation material for power electronics and high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and medium-voltage direct current (MVDC) subsea cables having the capability of transmittin... Read More about Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables..

Life cycle assessment of a rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC). (2020)
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ZAWADZKI, P., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A. and MUNIR, A.B. 2020. Life cycle assessment of a rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC). Sustainability [online], 12(11), article ID 4750. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114750

Integrating a concentrator into the building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) design has resulted in a new technology known as the building integrated concentrating photovoltaic (BICPV). The rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RA... Read More about Life cycle assessment of a rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC)..

Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y. ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 80, article ID 103401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103401

The effect of fracture roughness is investigated on proppant transport in hydraulic fractures using Joint Roughness Coefficient and a three-dimensional multiphase modelling approach. The equations governing the proppant transport physics in the fract... Read More about Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

The influence of graphene oxide on nanoparticle emissions during drilling of graphene/epoxy carbon-fiber reinforced engineered nanomaterials. (2020)
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STAROST, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. The influence of graphene oxide on nanoparticle emissions during drilling of graphene/epoxy carbon-fiber reinforced engineered nanomaterials. Atmosphere [online], 11(6), article number 573. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11060573

Graphene oxide (GO) nanoparticles are increasingly being used to tailor industrial composites. However, despite the advantages, GO has shown conceivable health risks and toxicity to humans and the environment if released. This study investigates the... Read More about The influence of graphene oxide on nanoparticle emissions during drilling of graphene/epoxy carbon-fiber reinforced engineered nanomaterials..

Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield. (2020)
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AMRAN, M.E., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., KAMARUDDIN, S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., AYUB, A.S., BANI, N.A., SAUDI, A.S.H. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2020. Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield. IEEE access [online], 8, pages 9547- 95767. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2996573

Malaysia’s Eleventh Plan started to encourage green building developments and green industries to stimulate green growth. Eventually, the Malaysian government had launched a new commitment to accelerate the green and efficient energy sector and revis... Read More about Renewable energy performance of the green buildings: key-enabler on useful consumption yield..

Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences [online], 131, article ID 104356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104356.

Numerically modelling the fluid flow with proppant transport and fracture propagation together are one of the significant technical challenges in hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. The existing models either model the prop... Read More about Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach..

Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity. (2020)
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ALDOASRI, M.A., ALSAUD, K.B.B., OTHMAN, A., AL-HINDAWI, M., FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., MICHAEL, F.M., KRISHNAN, M.R. and ALSHARAEH, E. 2020. Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity. Polymers [online], 12(5), article ID 1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12051155

Herein, we report a facile process for the preparation of styrene and methyl-methacrylate copolymer nanocomposites containing reduced graphene oxide and silver nanoparticles ((R-(GO-(PS-PMMA))/AgNPs)) by using (i) microwave irradiation (MWI) to obtai... Read More about Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity..

MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. (2020)
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GHORI, M.U., NIRWAN, J.S., ASIM, T., CHAHID, Y., FARHAJ, S., KHIZER, Z., TIMMINS, P. and CONWAY, B.R. 2020. MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. AAPS PharmSciTech [online], 21(5), article ID 142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-020-01697-x

Mucoadhesion based drug delivery systems have recently gained interest because of their bio-adhesion capability, which results in enhanced residence time, leading to prolonged duration of action with the mucosal surface, potentially improving complia... Read More about MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique..

Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system. (2020)
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FOSTER, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., RAINE, D.F., DECIGA-GUSI, J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MUNIR, A.B., MAS'UD, A.A. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2020. Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system. Applied sciences [online], 10(10), article ID 3552. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10103552

In the last four decades there has been a significant increase in solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, which makes solar one of the most promising renewable energy sources. Following this trend, solar power would become the world’s largest source of ele... Read More about Assessment of the RACPC performance under diffuse radiation for use in BIPV system..

Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces. (2020)
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SELVAKUMAR AROCKIA, A.D., VIVEK, G., MANIMARAN, R. and HOSSAIN, M. [2020]. Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces. International of advanced mechatronic system [online]: special issue for 2019 Robotics, automation and non-destructive evaluation conference (RANE 2019), 29-30 August 2019, Chennai, India, (Forthcoming articles).

This work deals about the underwater vehicle with integration of sensor-actuator network. The obstacle avoiding system is introduced for path planning. A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is introduced to study the hydrodynamic behavior of an underw... Read More about Obstacle avoidance system and wireless communication for an unmanned underwater vehicle for low depth water surfaces..

Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z., STEPHEN, K., DONALD, C., THOMPSON, M., DROUBI, M.G. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 245-266. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.06505

This paper compares the fluid flow phenomena occurring within a fractured reservoir for three different fracture models using computational fluid dynamics. The effect of the fracture-matrix interface condition is studied on the pressure and velocity... Read More about Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs..

Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 297-337. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.08421

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects the fracture conductivity and well performance. The proppant transport in thin fracturing fluid used during hydraulic fracturing in the unconventional reservoirs is co... Read More about Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding. (2020)
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HU, C., ZHAO, Y., YU, L., JIANG, Y. and XIONG, Y. 2020. A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding. Multimedia tools and applications [online], (Online First). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-08811-y

Rate-distortion (RD) performance of distributed video coding (DVC) is considerably less than that of conventional predictive video coding. In order to reduce the performance gap, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve the coding ef... Read More about A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding..

Experimental investigation on micromachining of epoxy/graphene nano platelet nanocomposites. (2020)
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FU, G., HUO, D., SHYHA, I., PANCHOLI, K. and ALZAHRANI, B. 2020. Experimental investigation on micromachining of epoxy/graphene nano platelet nanocomposites. International journal of advanced manufacturing technology [online], 107(7-8), pages 3169-3183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-020-05190-4

This paper investigates the effect of graphene nano-platelet (GNP) content (%weight fraction) on the machinability of epoxy/GNP nanocomposites. The machinability of nanocomposites with varying loadings of GNP content was evaluated experimentally thro... Read More about Experimental investigation on micromachining of epoxy/graphene nano platelet nanocomposites..

Effects of urban morphology on microclimate parameters in an urban university campus. (2020)
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ZAKI, S.A., OTHMAN, N.E., SYAHIDAH, S.W., YAKUB, F., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ARDILA-REY, J.A., SHAHIDAN, M.F. and SAUDI, A.S.M. 2020. Effects of urban morphology on microclimate parameters in an urban university campus. Sustainability [online], 12(7), article ID 2962. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12072962

This study investigated the effects of urban morphology on microclimate parameters in an urban university campus in Malaysia. Outdoor air temperatures (Tout) were recorded at eight different locations inside the campus for seven days. The study used... Read More about Effects of urban morphology on microclimate parameters in an urban university campus..

Design method of a compact static nonimaging concentrator for portable photovoltaics using parameterisation and numerical optimisation. (2020)
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FREIER RAINE, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2020. Design method of a compact static nonimaging concentrator for portable photovoltaics using parameterisation and numerical optimisation. Applied energy [online], 266, article ID 114821. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114821

Portable solar chargers are one of the technologies that can help to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030. However, the large number of solar photovoltaic devices required and their short life-span make achieving this goal a resource and e... Read More about Design method of a compact static nonimaging concentrator for portable photovoltaics using parameterisation and numerical optimisation..

Lightning protection methods for wind turbine blades: an alternative approach. (2020)
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MUCSI, V., AYUB, A.S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ZULKIPLI, M., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., SAUDI, A.S.M. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2020. Lighting protection methods for wind turbine blades: an alternative approach. Applied sciences [online], 10(6), article ID 2130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10062130

Lightning strikes happens in a fraction of time, where they can transfer huge amounts of charge and high currents in a single strike. The chances for a structure to be struck by lightning increases as the height increases; thus, tall structures are m... Read More about Lightning protection methods for wind turbine blades: an alternative approach..

Interaction between amorphous zirconia nanoparticles and graphite: electrochemical applications for gallic acid sensing using carbon paste electrodes in wine. (2020)
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CHIKERE, C.O., FAISAL, N.H., KONG-THOO-LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2020. Interaction between amorphous zirconia nanoparticles and graphite: electrochemical applications for gallic acid sensing using carbon paste electrodes in wine. Nanomaterials [online], 10(3), article ID 537. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10030537

Amorphous zirconium oxide nanoparticles (ZrO2) have been used for the first time, to modify carbon paste electrode (CPE) and used as a sensor for the electrochemical determination of gallic acid (GA). The voltammetric results of the ZrO2 nanoparticle... Read More about Interaction between amorphous zirconia nanoparticles and graphite: electrochemical applications for gallic acid sensing using carbon paste electrodes in wine..

Experimental investigation of a novel absorptive/reflective solar concentrator: a thermal analysis. (2020)
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DAYANAND, A., AYKAPADATHU, M., SELLAMI, N. and NAZARINIA, M. 2020. Experimental investigation of a novel absorptive/reflective solar concentrator: a thermal analysis. Energies [online], 13(5), article ID e1281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13051281

This paper presents the experimental investigation of a novel cross-compound parabolic concentrator (CCPC). For the first time, a CCPC module was designed to simultaneously work as an electricity generator and collect the thermal energy present in th... Read More about Experimental investigation of a novel absorptive/reflective solar concentrator: a thermal analysis..


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