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Neutron scattering of porous rocks subjected to uniaxial compression in cryogenic conditions for offshore drilling operations in Arctic. [Dataset] (2018)
Dataset
FAISAL, N., SANAEE, R., LEE, T.L., MCLAUGHLIN, A. and SINGH, R.M. 2018. Neutron scattering of porous rocks subjected to uniaxial compression in cryogenic conditions for offshore drilling operations in Arctic. [Dataset]. Hosted on STFC ISIS neutron and muon source data journal [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5286/ISIS.E.92924528

In August 2015, the oil and gas company (Royal Dutch Shell plc) were granted the final permit it needs to begin drilling below the ocean floor for oil in the Arctic. They have been allowed to drill just the top sections of two wells, off the coast of... Read More about Neutron scattering of porous rocks subjected to uniaxial compression in cryogenic conditions for offshore drilling operations in Arctic. [Dataset].

Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part two. [Dataset] (2018)
Dataset
HUSSAIN, T., MURRAY, J., LEE, T.L., OWOSENI, T., BAI, M., FAISAL, N., MARTIN, D.T., DERELIZADE, K. and KELLEHER, J. 2018. Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part two. [Dataset]. Hosted on STFC ISIS neutron and muon source [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5286/ISIS.E.90880498

Suspension and solution precursor (SSP) spraying is an emerging thermal spraying technology which utilises liquid feedstock containing sub-micrometre and nanoparticles. Alumina (Al2O3) is a widely used engineering ceramic and it has excellent dielect... Read More about Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part two. [Dataset].

Molten metal anode solid oxide fuel cell for transportation-related auxiliary power units. (2017)
Patent
FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., GOOSEN, M.F., KATIKANENI, S.P. and SOUENTIE, S. 2020. Molten metal anode solid oxide fuel cell for transportation-related auxiliary power units. US patent 10,661,736, granted 26.05.2020. US publication number US20170334379, first published 23.11.2017. Available from: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?patentnumber=10661736

A vehicular power system, a vehicle and a method of providing auxiliary power to a vehicle using an auxiliary power unit that uses a molten metal anode solid oxide fuel cell rather than an internal combustion engine. The auxiliary power unit includes... Read More about Molten metal anode solid oxide fuel cell for transportation-related auxiliary power units..

Neutron scattering study of stress-strain behaviour of porous geological materials. [Dataset] (2017)
Dataset
FAISAL, N., KABRA, S., SANAEE, R. and SINGH, R.M. 2017. Neutron scattering study of stress-strain behaviour of porous geological materials. [Dataset]. Hosted on STFC ISIS neutron and muon source [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5286/ISIS.E.87813334

Quantifying the relationship between stress-strain and fracture is important to the perfection of fracture capability if it is to be used as a tool for guiding failure operations in geological materials drilling. The development of fracture predictio... Read More about Neutron scattering study of stress-strain behaviour of porous geological materials. [Dataset].

Corrosion properties of anodized titanium. (2017)
Journal Article
HLINKA, J., LASEK, S. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Corrosion properties of anodized titanium. Acta metallurgica Slovaca [online], 23(3), pages 270-275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12776/ams.v23i3.982

In this paper corrosion properties and microstructure features of amorphous self-organised TiO2 nanotubes electrochemically deposited on titanium are discussed. There was titanium of second grade used as a substrate for these experiments. There was a... Read More about Corrosion properties of anodized titanium..

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..

Assessment of nanoparticles release into the environment during drilling of carbon nanotubes/epoxy and carbon nanofibres/epoxy nanocomposites. (2017)
Journal Article
STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., VAN LAER, J., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., BLAZQUEZ, M., NELISSEN, I. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Assessment of nanoparticles release into the environment during drilling of carbon nanotubes/epoxy and carbon nanofibres/epoxy nanocomposites. Journal of hazardous materials [online], 340, pages 57-66. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.06.057

The risk assessment, exposure and understanding of the release of embedded carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) from commercial high performance composites during machining processes is yet to be fully evaluated and quantified. In thi... Read More about Assessment of nanoparticles release into the environment during drilling of carbon nanotubes/epoxy and carbon nanofibres/epoxy nanocomposites..

Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
ALI, O., AHMED, R., ALAWADHI, H., SHAMEER, M., FAISAL, N., AL-ANAZI, N. and GOOSEN, M. 2017. Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. In Proceedings of the 2017 International thermal spray conference and exposition (ITSC 2017), 7-9 June 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany. Düsseldorf: DVS Media, pages 681-686.

WC-Co coatings were deposited using conventional High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Jet-Kote (HVOF-JK) and Suspension HVOF (S-HVOF) methods. Microstructural and mechanical properties along with the wear resistance of coatings were investigated. Reciprocating sli... Read More about Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders..

Fuel cells as an energy source for desalination applications. (2017)
Book Chapter
FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., ISLAM, S.K., HOSSAIN, M., GOOSEN, M.F.A. and KATIKANENI, S.P. 2017. Fuel cells as an energy source for desalination applications. In Mahmoudi, H., Ghaffour, N., Goosen, M.F.A. and Bundschuh, J. (eds.) Renewable energy technologies for water desalination. Boca Raton: CRC Press [online], chapter 7, pages 131-145. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/Renewable-Energy-Technologies-for-Water-Desalination/Mahmoudi-Ghaffour-Goosen-Bundschuh/p/book/9781138029170

Nowadays, there is a renewed interest in fuel cell technology from industry and academia, electrochemistry and catalysis scientists. This interest is due to environmental legislations for CO2 and other greenhouse gases emissions (United Nations Envir... Read More about Fuel cells as an energy source for desalination applications..

Neutron diffraction residual strain measurements of molybdenum carbide-based solid oxide fuel cell anode layers with metal oxides on Hastelloy X. (2017)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., PRATHURU, A.K., KATIKANENI, S.P., GOOSEN, M.F.A. and ZHANG, S-Y. 2018. Neutron diffraction residual strain measurements of molybdenum carbide-based solid oxide fuel cell anode layers with metal oxides on Hastelloy X. Experimental mechanics [online], 58(4), pages 585-603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11340-017-0298-7

Thermal spray deposition processes impart residual stress in layered Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) materials and hence influence the durability and efficiency of the cell. The current study which is the first of its kind, reports results on using a n... Read More about Neutron diffraction residual strain measurements of molybdenum carbide-based solid oxide fuel cell anode layers with metal oxides on Hastelloy X..

The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. (2017)
Journal Article
STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., VAN LAER, J., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NEILSSEN, I., BALZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. Aerosol science and technology [online], 51(9), pages 1035-1046. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2017.1330535

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect nanosilica and nanoalumina has on nanoparticle release from industrial nanocomposites due to drilling for hazard reduction whilst simultaneously obtaining the necessary mechanical performance. This s... Read More about The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling..

Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part one. [Dataset] (2017)
Dataset
HUSSAIN, T., LEE, T.L., MARTIN, D.T., DERELIZADE, K., FAISAL, N., OWOSENI, T., KELLEHER, J., MURRAY, J. and BAI, M. 2017. Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part one. [Dataset]. Hosted on STFC ISIS neutron and muon source [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5286/ISIS.E.86391325

Suspension and solution precursor (SSP) spraying is an emerging thermal spraying technology which utilises liquid feedstock containing sub-micrometre and nanoparticles. Alumina (Al2O3) is a widely used engineering ceramic and it has excellent dielect... Read More about Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings: part one. [Dataset].

Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
HLINKA, J., LASEK, S., SIOSTRZONEK, R. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. In Proceedings of the 26th International conference on metallurgy and materials (METAL 2017), 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic. Ostrava: Tanger, pages 1292-1297.

Bioactive coatings can be divided into two main groups - organic and inorganic coatings. Hydroxyapatite (HA) is well known as one of inorganic part of mammal's bone structure and is highly recommended for use in implantology. This paper is mainly foc... Read More about Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel..

Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. (2017)
Journal Article
STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., LAER, J.V., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NELISSEN, I., BLAZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article number 012011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012011

In this study, the effect on nanoparticle emissions due to drilling on Polypropylene (PP) reinforced with 20% talc, 5% montmorillonite (MMT) and 5% Wollastonite (WO) is investigated. The study is the first to explore the nanoparticle release from WO... Read More about Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite..

Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. (2017)
Journal Article
WATSON, G., STAROST, K., BARI, P., FAISAL, N., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article number 012009. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009

In this study, nano-sized graphene oxide sheets were homogenously dispersed via sonication methods in epoxy followed by vacuum resin infusion for the fabrication of the epoxy, graphene oxide (GO) and micro-sized carbon fibre reinforced nanocomposites... Read More about Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites..

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..

Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. (2017)
Journal Article
FAISAL, N.H., PRATHURU, A.K., GOEL, S., AHMED, R., DROUBI, M.G., BEAKE, B.D. and FU, Y.Q. 2017. Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. Shape memory and superelasticity [online], 3(2), pages 149-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40830-017-0099-y

The mechanisms of nanoscale fatigue of functionally graded TiN/TiNi films have been studied using multiple-loading cycle nanoindentation and nano-impact tests. The functionally graded films were sputter-deposited onto silicon substrates, in which the... Read More about Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film..

Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. (2017)
Journal Article
DROUBI, M.G., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBLE, C., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. Journal of adhesion [online], 94(5), pages 347-386. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696

Failure behaviour of two types of adhesively bonded joints (composite-to-metal, metal-to-metal) has been studied under failure modes (Mode I: double cantilever beam (DCB) and Mode II: three-point end notch flexures (3-ENF)) using acoustic emission (A... Read More about Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints..

Influence of post-treatment on the microstructural and tribomechanical properties of suspension thermally sprayed WC-12 wt%Co nanocomposite coatings. (2017)
Journal Article
ALI, O., AHMED, R., FAISAL, N.H., ALANAZI, N.M., BERGER, L.-M., KAISER, A., TOMA, F.-L., POLYCHRONIADIS, E.K., SALL, M., ELAKWAH, Y.O. and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2017. Influence of post-treatment on the microstructural and tribomechanical properties of suspension thermally sprayed WC-12 wt%Co nanocomposite coatings. Tribology letters [online], 65(2), article 33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11249-017-0815-y

The potential to improve the tribomechanical performance of HVOF-sprayed WC-12Co coatings was studied by using aqueous WC-12Co suspensions as feed-stock. Both as-sprayed and hot-isostatic-pressed (HIPed) coatings were studied. Mathematical models of... Read More about Influence of post-treatment on the microstructural and tribomechanical properties of suspension thermally sprayed WC-12 wt%Co nanocomposite coatings..