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Data reduction strategies. (2021)
Book Chapter
BHOWMIK, B., QUQA, S., SAUSE, M.G.R., PAKRASHI, V. and DROUBI, M.G. 2021. Data reduction strategies. In Sause, M.G.R. and Jasiūnienė, E. (eds.) Structural health monitoring damage detection systems for aerospace. Springer aerospace technology. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 9, pages 243-272. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72192-3_9

Based on the variety of methods available for gathering data for the aircraft health status, the challenge is to reduce the overall amount of data in a trackable and safe manner to ensure that the remaining data are characteristic of the current airc... Read More about Data reduction strategies..

Monitoring tasks in aerospace. (2021)
Book Chapter
PANT, S., SHARIF KHODAEI, Z. and DROUBI, M.G. 2021. Monitoring tasks in aerospace. In Sause, M.G.R. and Jasiūnienė, E. (eds.) Structural health monitoring damage detection systems for aerospace. Springer aerospace technology. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 2, pages 5-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72192-3_2

Approximately up to one-fifth of the direct operating cost of a commercial civilian fixed-wing aircraft is projected to be due to inspection and maintenance alone. Managing aircraft health with minimal human intervention and technologies that can per... Read More about Monitoring tasks in aerospace..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multiphase flows in double elbow geometries. (2021)
Journal Article
OGUNSESAN, O.A., HOSSAIN, M. and DROUBI, M.G. [2021]. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multiphase flows in double elbow geometries. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: journal of process mechanical engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09544089211021744

This study investigates the effects of elbow on the transition and development of multiphase flow using computational fluid dynamics modelling techniques. The Eulerian - Multifluid VOF model coupled with an Interfacial Area Transport Equation has bee... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multiphase flows in double elbow geometries..

Uncertainty reduction in reservoir parameters prediction from multiscale data using machine learning in deep offshore reservoirs. (2020)
Thesis
ARIGBE, O.D. 2020. Uncertainty reduction in reservoir parameters prediction from multiscale data using machine learning in deep offshore reservoirs. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Developing a complete characterization of reservoir properties involved in subsurface multiphase flow is a very challenging task. In most cases, these properties - such as porosity, water saturation, permeability (and their variants), pressure, wetta... Read More about Uncertainty reduction in reservoir parameters prediction from multiscale data using machine learning in deep offshore reservoirs..

Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. (2020)
Journal Article
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..

CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes. (2020)
Thesis
ASIEGBU, N.M. 2020. CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Internal multiphase flow-induced vibration (MFIV) in pipe bends poses serious problems in oil and gas, nuclear and chemical flow systems. The problems include: high amplitude displacement of the pipe structure due to resonance; fatigue failure due to... Read More about CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes..

CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes. (2020)
Thesis
OGUNSESAN, O.A. 2020. CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Pipe erosion due to sand transport can have an adverse effect on the production efficiency of pipe-lines and other related flow systems. Proper knowledge of the flow characteristics, particle behaviour and geometric effects is very important in the a... Read More about CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes..

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/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..

Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. (2019)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., PANCHOLI, K., DE SA, R., MURRAY, D., HUO, D., DROUBI, G., WHITE, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. JOM [online], 71(9), pages 3119-3128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03622-5

This work reports the development and testing of a magnetic polymer (Polyamide 6, PA6) nanocomposite capable of melting when exposed to an external magnetic field. Addition of high concentrations of iron oxide nanoparticles (NPs) can induce quick mel... Read More about Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite..

Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. (2019)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., FOSBROOKE, C., MCCONNACHIE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2019. Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. SN applied sciences [online], 1(7), article ID 691. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6

Wind turbine is a source of non-polluting renewable energy. Whether a wind turbine is viable depends entirely on the structural integrity of turbine blade. To assess the structural integrity of wind turbine blades it is necessary to investigate the l... Read More about Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades..

Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. (2018)
Journal Article
ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. 2019. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], 9(2), pages 1271-1284. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5

A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real time for different reservoir... Read More about Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning..

CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
OGUNSESAN, O.A., HOSSAIN, M., IYI, D. and DHROUBI, M.G. 2018. CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 2018), 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Volume 2: numerical modelling in mechanical and materials engineering. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 274-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_22

Erosion caused by sand particles is a serious problem facing the oil and gas industry. Predicting pipe erosion due to sand transport is a complex process in multiphase flows due to the complex nature of the flow. Existing erosion studies are however... Read More about CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport..

Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. (2018)
Journal Article
CRAWFORD, A., DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2018. Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. Journal of nondestructive evaluation [online], 37(2), article number 33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0488-y

Acoustic emission (AE) monitoring shows promise as one of the most effective methods for condition monitoring of adhesively-bonded joints. Previous research has demonstrated its ability to detect, locate and classify adhesive joint failure, though in... Read More about Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints..

Optimization of indentification of particle impacts using acoustic emission. (2018)
Thesis
HEDAYETULLAH, A.M. 2018. Optimization of indentification of particle impacts using acoustic emission. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Air-borne or liquid-laden solid particle transport is a common phenomenon in various industrial applications. Solid particles transported at severe operating conditions such as high-flow velocity can cause concerns for structural integrity, through w... Read More about Optimization of indentification of particle impacts using acoustic emission..

Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. (2017)
Journal Article
TEBOWEI, R., HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S.Z., DROUBI, M.G. and OLUYEMI, G. 2018. Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 162, pages 747-762. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003

A CFD model has been implemented to investigate the effects the pipe undulation on sand transport. Of particular interest of the present study is the sand deposition in small angled V-inclined bend relevant to oil and gas subsea flowlines where sand... Read More about Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics..

Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. (2017)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., REUBEN, R.L. and STEEL, J.I. 2018. Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. Applied acoustics [online], 131, pages 5-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016

In pipelines used for petroleum production and transportation, sand particles may be present in the multi-phase flow of oil and gas and water. The Acoustic Emission (AE) measurement technique is used in the field of sand monitoring and detection in t... Read More about Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline..

Mixed-mode fracture characteristics of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints: experimental and simulation methods. (2017)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., MCAFEE, J., HORNE, R.C., WALKER, S., KLAASSEN, C., CRAWFORD, A., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Mixed-mode fracture characteristics of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints: experimental and simulation methods. Procedia structural integrity [online], 5: proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural integrity (ICSI 2017), 4-7 September 2017, Funchal, Portugal, pages 40-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2017.07.059

Fracture behavior of adhesively bonded joints subjected to mixed-mode (i.e. mode I+II) loading conditions is of importance in many industrial applications. This research therefore aims to characterise the failure behaviour of metal-to-metal (i.e. bot... Read More about Mixed-mode fracture characteristics of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints: experimental and simulation methods..

Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. In Proceedings of the 14th International conference of the Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing: application of contemporary non-destructive testing in engineering (NDT-Slovenia 2017), 4-6 September 2017, Bernardin, Slovenia [online], pages 271-278. Available from: https://www.ndt.net/article/ndt-slovenia2017/papers/271.pdf

Non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques used for petroleum pipelines and offshore windturbines can only detect corrosion after it has occurred. Therefore, intrusive inspections are required regularly, potentially causing disruption to operation and... Read More about Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion..

Efficiency improvement of vertical axis wind turbines with an upstream deflector. (2017)
Journal Article
STOUT, C., ISLAM, S., WHITE, A., ARNOTT, S., KOLLOVOZI, E., SHAW, M., DROUBI, G., SINHA, Y. and BIRD, B. 2017. Efficiency improvement of vertical axis wind turbines with an upstream deflector. Energy procedia [online], 118: proceedings of the 2nd International conference on advances on clean energy research (ICACER 2017), 7-9 April 2017, Berlin, Germany, pages 141-148. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.032

The suitability of using an upstream deflector to improve the efficiency of a vertical axis wind turbine is presented in this study. A two-dimensional vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) was modelled and simulated using ANSYS Fluent 14.0 computational... Read More about Efficiency improvement of vertical axis wind turbines with an upstream deflector..

Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. (2017)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of constructional steel research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012

Detecting welding defects in industrial equipment (welded joints and built-up structures) is a key aspect in evaluating the probability of failure in different situations. Acoustic emission (AE) is an effective non-destructive detecting technique, an... Read More about Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints..