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Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. (2018)
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WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A. 2019. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. In Kallel A., Erguler, Z.A., Cui, Z.-D., Karrech, A., Karakus, M., Kulatilake, P. and Shukla, S.K. (eds.) Recent advances in geo-environmental engineering, geomechanics and geotechnics, and geohazards: proceedings of the 1st Springer conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-1), 12-15 November 2018, Hammamet, Tunisia. Advances in science, technology and innovation: IEREK interdisciplinary series for sustainable development. Cham: Springer [online], pages 183-185. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01665-4_43

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical strength were examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis-SEM/EDX, X-Ray Powder Diffraction... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions..

Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. (2018)
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HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2018), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014

This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The outcome of the proposed model... Read More about Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter..

Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. (2018)
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FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., KARIM, M.E. and YUSOFF, Z. 2018. Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE international conference on photonoics (ICP 2018), 9-11 April 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8533197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197

This paper simulates the annual energy yield of a concentrator called the rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC). One specific design of the RADTIRC is assumed to be installed in Berlin/Brandenburg,... Read More about Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator..

A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. (2018)
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BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/ 10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416

The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to live longer than male. These u... Read More about A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement..

Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. (2018)
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KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054

This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and employs qualitative and quant... Read More about Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy..

A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MICHELI, L., FERNÁNDEZ, E.F., SMESTAD, G.P., ALRASHIDI, H., SARMAH, N., SELLAMI, N., HASSAN, I.A.I., KASRY, A., NOFUENTES, G., SOOD, N., PESALA, B., SENTHILARASU, S., ALMONACID, F., REDDY, K.S., MULLER, M. and MALLICK, T.K. 2018. A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results. In the Proceedings of the 44th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) photovoltaic specialist conference 2017 (2017 IEEE PVSC-44), 25-30 June 2017, Washinghton, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8366317. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366317

The present work reports on the initial results of an international collaboration aiming to investigate the spectral effects of soiling losses. Identical glass coupons have been exposed outdoors for eight weeks in different locations worldwide, and w... Read More about A unified global investigation on the spectral effects of soiling losses of PV glass substrates: preliminary results..

Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. (2018)
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SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and RADHAKRISHNA, P. 2018. Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. In Proceedings of the 2018 Marine Technology Society and Insitutute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MTS/IEEE) OCEANS conference (OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE), 22-25 October 2018, Charleston, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8604878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878

The absence of Global Positioning System in underwater environment predominates in the challenges of underwater vehicles navigation or sensor nodes tracking. Localization of single or few underwater vehicles has been fostered in recent years. However... Read More about Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks..

Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. (2018)
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AMBADIYIL, S., JAYARAIAN, R., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-13 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the SPIE, 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 108020H. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346

Reliable personal authentication is a critical and vital obligation to the security in all the real-world applications. Nevertheless, biometric features are effectively used for the personal authentication, in some cases the criminal impersonation is... Read More about Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern..

Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. (2018)
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JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-13 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the (SPIE), 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974

Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ever since the advanceme... Read More about Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications..

Effect of manufacturing method of a centrifugal fan hub on its heat dissipation characteristics. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
SWINTON, J., ESHAAFI, T., ASIM, T., IRONS, J. and MISHRA, R. 2017. Effect of manufacturing method of a centrifugal fan hub on its heat dissipation characteristics. In Sherrington, I., Onsy, A., Brooks, H., George, J. and Rao, R. (eds.) Proceedings of the 30th International conference on condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management (COMADEM 2017), 10-13 July 2017, Preston, UK. Preston: University of Central Lancashire [online], pages 355-360. Available from: http://clok.uclan.ac.uk/24444/

As the process temperature of a fan system increases, the amount of heat that gets transmitted to the bearings and/or motor increases. If this is not accounted for, it can lead to catastrophic failure. The main heat conduction path is through the sha... Read More about Effect of manufacturing method of a centrifugal fan hub on its heat dissipation characteristics..

Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. (2018)
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FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. In Steiner, M., Anton, I. and Steiner, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th International conference on concentrator photovoltaic systems (CPV-14), 16-18 April 2018, Puertollano, Spain. Melville, NY: AIP Publishing [online], volume 2012, article number 030006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505

Off-grid solar chargers are one of the ways forward to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern electricity. To achieve this goal, the sustainability aspect of the solar chargers must be further improved. Nonimaging, s... Read More about Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms..

Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ALAITA, D., HOSSAIN, M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. 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 300-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24

Investigations of gas-liquid-solid flows in large diameter vertical pipes are scarce and detailed three phase flow study is still required to understand the flow interactions. Further investigation using high fidelity modelling is thus necessary due... Read More about Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method..

Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. (2018)
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CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, M.G. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. 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 124-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11

The local interactions and fluctuations of multiphase flow properties present in upward slug/churn flow patterns through a 900 pipe bend has been investigated. Numerical modelling technique using the Volume of Fluid method (VOF) and Reynolds Average... Read More about Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow..

CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. (2018)
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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..

Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. (2018)
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VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2018. Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international conference on fuzzy systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8491628. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2018.8491628

To manage uncertainty in reservoir development projects, the Value of Information is one of the main factors on which the decision is based to determine whether it is necessary to acquire additional data. However, subsurface data is not always precis... Read More about Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry..

Symbols classification in engineering drawings. (2018)
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ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classification in engineering drawings. In Proceedings of the 2018 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article number 8489087. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2018.8489087

Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly important. In this paper, we p... Read More about Symbols classification in engineering drawings..

Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. (2018)
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OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international symposium on innovations in intelligent systems and applications (INISTA 2018), 3-5 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8466315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/INISTA.2018.8466315

A multitenant cloud-application that is designed to use several components needs to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when the workload changes. The highest degree of isolation results in high resource consumption and... Read More about Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications..

Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
NJUGUNA, J. and NGO, H.-D. (eds.) 2018. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany [online]. Available from: https://www.nanostruc.info/nanostruc-conference.html

The purpose of The 4th International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC2018) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation of technical achievements and... Read More about Abstract book for the proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany..

Neutron diffraction residual stress measurements in suspension HVOF sprayed Al2O3 and YSZ coatings. (2018)
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OWOSENI, T., BAI, M., HUSSAIN, T., FAISAL, N.H., LEE, T.L. and KELLEHER, J. 2019. Neutron diffraction residual stress measurements in suspension HVOF sprayed Al2O3 and YSZ coatings. In Azarmi, F., Balani, K., Eden, T., Hussain, T., Li, H., Shinoda, K. and Toma, F.-L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2018 International thermal spray conference (ITSC 2018), 7-10 May 2018, Orlando, USA. Ohio: ASM International [online], pages 490-495. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/47648.html

Thermally sprayed coatings have residual stresses due to the processing techniques where the particles go through thermal softening/melting, high velocity impact and rapid solidification. The nature and magnitude of residual stresses in these coating... Read More about Neutron diffraction residual stress measurements in suspension HVOF sprayed Al2O3 and YSZ coatings..