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Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers. (2021)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., PRATHURU, A.K., PARADOWSKA, A. and LEE, T.L. 2021. Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers. Experimental mechanics [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11340-021-00803-9

Background: During thermal spray coating, residual strain is formed within the coating and substrates due to thermo-mechanical processes and microstructural phase changes. Objective: This paper provides a comprehensive guide to researchers planning t... Read More about Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers..

Strain monitoring. (2021)
Book Chapter
VANLANDUIT, S., SORGENTE, M., ZADEH, A.R., GÜEMES, A. and FAISAL, N. 2021. Strain monitoring. In Sause, M.G.R. and Jasiūnienė, E. (eds.) Structural health monitoring damage detection systems for aerospace. Springer aerospace technology. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 8, pages 219-241. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72192-3_8

This chapter provides an overview of the use of strain sensors for structural health monitoring. Compared to acceleration-based sensors, strain sensors can measure the deformation of a structure at very low frequencies (up to DC) and enable the measu... Read More about Strain monitoring..

Defect types. (2021)
Book Chapter
FAISAL, N., CORA, Ö.N., BEKCI, M.L., ŚLIWA, R.E., STERNBERG, Y., PANT, S., DEGENHARDT, R. and PRATHURU, A. 2021. Defect types. In Sause, M.G.R. and Jasiūnienė, E. (eds.) Structural health monitoring damage detection systems for aerospace. Springer aerospace technology. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 3, pages 15-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72192-3_3

This chapter provides an overview of the common types of defects found in various structural materials and joints in aircraft. Materials manufacturing methods (including large-scale production) have been established in the aircraft industry. However,... Read More about Defect types..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
Journal Article
HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 95, article 104150. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

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..

Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
FAISAL, N.H., SELLAMI, N., VENTURI, F., HUSSAIN, T., MALLICK, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BISHOP, A., UPADHYAYA, H., KATIYAR, N.K. and GOEL, S. 2021. Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1369280

Metamaterials, an artificial periodic two- or three-dimensional configuration can change propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves (i.e., reflection, transmission, absorption). The current challenges in the field of metamaterial coatings a... Read More about Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. [Dataset].

Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. (2021)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., SELLAMI, N., VENTURI, F., HUSSAIN, T., MALLICK, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BISHOP, A., UPADHYAYA, H., KATIYAR, N.K. and GOEL, S. [2021]. Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation. Emergent materials [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42247-021-00252-z

Metamaterials, an artificial periodic two- or three-dimensional configuration can change propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves (i.e., reflection, transmission, absorption). The current challenges in the field of metamaterial coatings a... Read More about Large scale manufacturing route to metamaterial coatings using thermal spray techniques and their response to solar radiation..

Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn. (2021)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., FOWLIE, A., CONNELL, J., MACKENZIE, S., NOBLE, R. and PRATHURU, A.K. [2021]. Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn. Journal of strain analysis for engineering design [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/03093247211027085

Helical Auxetic Yarns (HAYs) can be used in a variety of applications, from healthcare to blast and impact resistance. This work focuses on the effect of the use of different core materials (e.g. rubber, polyurethane, polytetrafluoroethylene/teflon,... Read More about Investigating the influence of the core material on the mechanical performance of a nitinol wire wrapped helical auxetic yarn..

Indoor characterisation of a reverse truncated pyramid concentrator. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
TAMUNO-IBUOMI, L.O., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., SEE, C.H., FAISAL, N.H. and SELLAMI, N. 2021. Indoor characterisation of a reverse truncated pyramid concentrator. In Proceedings of 48th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photovoltaic specialists conference 2021 (PVSC 2021), 20-25 June 2021, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2348-2350. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC43889.2021.9518741

The development of concentrating photovoltaic (PV) started in 1960s and over the years, a variety of concentrator designs have been explored. One of its applications is for use in building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) with the aim of producing a ch... Read More about Indoor characterisation of a reverse truncated pyramid concentrator..

Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers. [Preprint] (2021)
Working Paper
FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., PRATHURU, A.K., PARADOWSKA, A. and LEE, T.L. 2021. Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers. Research square [online], 12 April 2021, Preprint (version 1). Available from: https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-375306/v1

Background: During thermal spray coating, residual strain is formed within the coating and substrates due to thermo-mechanical processes and microstructural phase changes. Objective: This paper provides a comprehensive guide to researchers planning t... Read More about Measuring residual strain and stress in thermal spray coatings using neutron diffractometers. [Preprint].

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..

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..

Numerical and experimental study of the impact of temperature on relative permeability in an oil and water system. (2021)
Thesis
BALOGUN, Y. 2021. Numerical and experimental study of the impact of temperature on relative permeability in an oil and water system. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357866

Relative permeability is affected by several flow parameters, predominantly operating temperature and fluid viscosity. Fluid viscosity changes with temperature, which correspondingly affects the relative permeability. Temperature is believed to have... Read More about Numerical and experimental study of the impact of temperature on relative permeability in an oil and water system..

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..

Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes. (2020)
Journal Article
CHIKERE, C.O., HOBBEN, E., FAISAL, N.H., KONG-THOO-LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes. Microchemical journal [online], 160(part B), article ID 105668. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2020.105668

Beverages like wines, have exhibited a high level of antioxidant capacity, specifically from compounds like Gallic acid (GA) and their derivatives. GA has shown great importance in the food industry and pharmaceutical industry as a food additive, ant... Read More about Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes..

Assessment of nanoparticle emission of polypropylene, polyester and epoxy nanocomposites during automated drilling process. (2020)
Thesis
STAROST, K.J. 2020. Assessment of nanoparticle emission of polypropylene, polyester and epoxy nanocomposites during automated drilling process. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Polymer nanocomposites are becoming established widely across the industry due to (among other reasons) their lightweight performance advantages, and ability to meticulously target material properties with great control and precision. Despite the ben... Read More about Assessment of nanoparticle emission of polypropylene, polyester and epoxy nanocomposites during automated drilling process..

Microwave irradiation synthesis and characterization of reduced-(graphene oxide-(polystyrene-polymethyl methacrylate))/silver nanoparticle nanocomposites and their anti-microbial activity. (2020)
Journal Article
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..

Interaction between amorphous zirconia nanoparticles and graphite: electrochemical applications for gallic acid sensing using carbon paste electrodes in wine. (2020)
Journal Article
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..

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..