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An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline. (2022)
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UMUTEME, O.M., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and KARNIK, A. 2022. An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 107, article 104800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2022.104800

Gas hydrates in pipelines is still a flow assurance problem in the oil and gas industry, and requires a proactive hydrate plugging risk predicting model. As an active area of research, this work has developed a 3D 10m length by 0.0204m diameter horiz... Read More about An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline..

Magnetically directed self-assembled arrays of the gold nanoparticle stabilised Pickering ferrofluid emulsion for enhanced infrared absorption. (2022)
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OKPOZO, P., DWIVEDI, Y., HUO, D. and PANCHOLI, K. [2022]. Magnetically directed self-assembled arrays of the gold nanoparticle stabilised Pickering ferrofluid emulsion for enhanced infrared absorption. Nano select [online], (submitted).

Gold strip gratings enhance the molecular vibration signals, due to grating resonances and local electric field hot spots. Such enhancement is also observed in colloidal gold island films; however, the random geometrical features of these films tend... Read More about Magnetically directed self-assembled arrays of the gold nanoparticle stabilised Pickering ferrofluid emulsion for enhanced infrared absorption..

Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications. (2022)
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OKOLIE, O., LATTO, J., FAISAL, N., JAMIESON, H., MUKHERJI, A. and NJUGUNA, J. [2022]. Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications. Applied composite materials [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10443-022-10066-9

Thermoplastic composite pipes (TCP), which are a form of fibre reinforced thermoplastic pipes, have proven benefits such as being lightweight and non-corrosive. However, during manufacturing, certain defects are induced because of certain parameters,... Read More about Manufacturing defects in thermoplastic composite pipes and their effect on the in-situ performance of thermoplastic composite pipes in oil and gas applications..

Sand production due to chemical-rock interaction: a review. (2022)
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PERETOMODE, E., OLUYEMI, G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2022. Sand production due to chemical-rock interaction: a review. Engineering failure analysis [online], 142, article 106745. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2022.106745

Oilfield chemicals are utilized in treating reservoir formations, wellbore completions, wellbore drilling, and to enhance reservoir productivity, which exerts pressure on the formation. Pressure from these processes cause the formation rock to weaken... Read More about Sand production due to chemical-rock interaction: a review..

Value-added materials recovered from waste bone biomass: technologies and applications. (2022)
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HART, A., EBIUNDU, K., PERETOMODE, E., ONYEAKA, H., NWABOR, O.F. and OBILEKE, K. 2022. Value-added materials recovered from waste bone biomass: technologies and applications. RSC advances [online], 12(34), pages 22302-22330. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/D2RA03557J

As the world population increases, the generation of waste bones will multiply exponentially, increasing landfill usage and posing health risks. This review aims to shed light on technologies for recovering valuable materials (e.g., alkaline earth ma... Read More about Value-added materials recovered from waste bone biomass: technologies and applications..

Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. (2022)
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ASIEGBU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, G.M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2022. Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part E: journal of process mechanical engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09544089221115520

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of internal two-phase flow induced transient forces at 90° elbows have been carried out to evaluate the effect of pipe diameter on the characteristics of multiphase flow induced vibration. Simulations of two-pha... Read More about Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance..

Carbon nanotubes after 30 years of research, development and commercialisation. (2022)
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SAHARUDIN, M.S., SAGAR IQBAL, S. and INAM, F. [2022]. Carbon nanotubes after 30 years of research, development and commercialisation. Nanomedicine and nanotechnology journal [online], Rapid Release. Available from: https://www.scientificliterature.org/Nanomedicine/Nanomedicine-22-131.pdf

The commentary discusses the last three decades of research, development and successful commercialisation of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) and their related composites. Whilst the number of publications are on the decline and despite of major technical cha... Read More about Carbon nanotubes after 30 years of research, development and commercialisation..

Unsteady squeezing flow of a magnetized dissipative non-Newtonian nanofluid with radiative heat transfer and Fourier-type boundary conditions: numerical study. (2022)
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UMAVATHI, J.C., VAJRAVELU, K., BÉG, O.A. and KHAN, U.F. 2022. Unsteady squeezing flow of a magnetized dissipative non-Newtonian nanofluid with radiative heat transfer and Fourier-type boundary conditions: numerical study. Archive of applied mechanics [online], 92(8), pages 2695-2711. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00419-022-02211-4

Improved thermal management in high-temperature tribological systems requires novel developments in lubricants. Motivated by combining nanoparticle and magnetorheological plastomer features, this research paper deals with the analysis of the high-tem... Read More about Unsteady squeezing flow of a magnetized dissipative non-Newtonian nanofluid with radiative heat transfer and Fourier-type boundary conditions: numerical study..

Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review. (2022)
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PERETOMODE, E., OLUYEMI, G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2022. Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 15(13), article 1223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-022-10469-9

Oil and gas recovery may cause formation damage during drilling, completion, and production phases. As a result of fundamental chemical, thermal, mechanical, and biological interactions, formation damage can occur due to impairment of permeability an... Read More about Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review..

A hybrid power heronian function-based multi-criteria decision-making model for workplace charging scheduling algorithms. (2022)
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ERDOGAN, N., PAMUCAR, D., KUCUKSARI, S. and DEVECI, M. 2022. A hybrid power heronian function-based multi-criteria decision-making model for workplace charging scheduling algorithms. IEEE transactions on transportation electrification [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TTE.2022.3186659

This study proposes a new multi-criteria decision-making model to determine the best smart charging scheduling that meets electric vehicle (EV) user considerations at work-places. An optimal charging station model is incorporated into the decision-ma... Read More about A hybrid power heronian function-based multi-criteria decision-making model for workplace charging scheduling algorithms..

An assessment on effect of process parameters on pull force during pultrusion. (2022)
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MUKHERJI, A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. An assessment on effect of process parameters on pull force during pultrusion. International journal of advanced manufacturing technology [online], 121(5-6), pages 3419-3439. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-022-09221-0

This research investigates the process behaviour by prediction of the pull force required to drag the raw materials through heated die at different reinforcing material configuration during pultrusion. Pultrusion is a continuous manufacturing process... Read More about An assessment on effect of process parameters on pull force during pultrusion..

Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing. (2022)
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GUPTA, R., GUPTA, P., FOOTER, C., STENNING, G.B.G., DARR, J.A. and PANCHOLI, K. 2022. Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing. Scientific reports [online], 12, article 10180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-14135-8

When polymer composites containing magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are exposed to an alternating magnetic field, heat is generated to melt the surrounding polymer locally, partially filling voids across any cracks or deformities. Such materials are of... Read More about Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing..

Mathematical model for heat transfer during laser material processing. (2022)
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MOSTAFA, A. and HOSSAIN, M. 2022. Mathematical model for heat transfer during laser material processing. Advances in industrial and manufacturing engineering [online], 5, article 100087. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aime.2022.100087

The article presents development of a new heat transfer model for calculating temperature distribution in porous and non-porous materials during laser cutting. The novelty of this model lies in incorporating melting and vaporisation progression of po... Read More about Mathematical model for heat transfer during laser material processing..

EV fleet charging load forecasting based on multiple decomposition with CEEMDAN and swarm decomposition. (2022)
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DOKUR, E., ERDOGAN, N. and KUCUKSARI, S. 2022. EV fleet charging load forecasting based on multiple decomposition with CEEMDAN and swarm decomposition. IEEE access [online], 10, pages 62330-62340. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3182499

As the transition to electric mobility is accelerating, EV fleet charging loads are expected to become increasingly significant for power systems. Hence, EV fleet load forecasting is vital to maintaining the reliability and safe operation of the powe... Read More about EV fleet charging load forecasting based on multiple decomposition with CEEMDAN and swarm decomposition..

Multi-criteria material selection for casing pipe in shale gas wells application. (2022)
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MOHAMMED, A.I., BARTLETT, M., OYENEYIN, B., KAYVANTASH, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. Multi-criteria material selection for casing pipe in shale gas wells application. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technology [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-022-01506-0

The conventional method of casing selection is based on availability and/or order placement to manufacturers based on certain design specifications to meet the anticipated downhole conditions. This traditional approach is very much dependent on exper... Read More about Multi-criteria material selection for casing pipe in shale gas wells application..

A multi-objective optimization model for EVSE deployment at workplaces with smart charging strategies and scheduling policies. (2022)
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ERDOGAN, N., KUCUKSARI, S. and MURPHY, J. 2022. A multi-objective optimization model for EVSE deployment at workplaces with smart charging strategies and scheduling policies. Energy [online], 254(Part A), article number 124161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2022.124161

This study proposes a multi-objective optimization model to determine the optimal charging infrastructure for a transition to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) at workplaces. The developed model considers all cost aspects of a workplace charging stati... Read More about A multi-objective optimization model for EVSE deployment at workplaces with smart charging strategies and scheduling policies..

A numerical study of the effects of temperature and injection velocity on oil-water relative permeability for enhanced oil recovery. (2022)
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IYI, D., BALOGUN, Y., OYENEYIN, B. and FAISAL, N. 2022. A numerical study of the effects of temperature and injection velocity on oil-water relative permeability for enhanced oil recovery. International journal of heat and mass transfer [online], 191, article number 122863. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2022.122863

The paper quantitatively explore the influence of injection rate and temperature on oil-water relative permeability curves during hot water flooding operations in a porous medium flow. ANSYS-CFD was used to construct a numerical model of hot-water in... Read More about A numerical study of the effects of temperature and injection velocity on oil-water relative permeability for enhanced oil recovery..

An evaluation of feedstocks for sustainable energy and circular economy practices in a small island community. (2022)
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REYNOLDS, J., KENNEDY, R., ICHAPKA, M., AGARWAL, A., OKE, A., COX, E., EDWARDS, C. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. An evaluation of feedstocks for sustainable energy and circular economy practices in a small island community. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 161, article 112360. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2022.112360

Maximising the use of anaerobic digestion to generate power from waste feedstocks is becoming a practical way to use waste contributing to the transition from a linear to a circular economy and reducing the carbon footprint. In addition to harnessing... Read More about An evaluation of feedstocks for sustainable energy and circular economy practices in a small island community..

New HTHP fluid loss control agent for oil-based drilling fluid from pharmaceutical waste. (2022)
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KHODJA, M., DEBIH, H., LEBTAHI, H. and AMISH, M.B. 2022. New HTHP fluid loss control agent for oil-based drilling fluid from pharmaceutical waste. Cleaner engineering and technology [online], 8, article number 100476. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clet.2022.100476

In oil-based drilling fluid systems (OBM, for Oil-Based Mud) the oil phase is the major source of contamination and hydrocarbon pollution is, by far, the main concern. However, the release and accumulation of mud additives in the environment may be d... Read More about New HTHP fluid loss control agent for oil-based drilling fluid from pharmaceutical waste..

Oil-based mud waste as a filler material in LDPE composites: evaluation of mechanical properties. (2022)
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SIDDIQUE, S., NOVAK, A., GULIYEV, E., YATES, K., LEUNG, P.S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2022. Oil-based mud waste as a filler material in LDPE composites: evaluation of mechanical properties. Polymers [online], 14(7), article 1455. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14071455

Traditionally, the drilling waste generated in oil and gas exploration operations, including spent drilling fluid, is disposed of or treated by several methods, including burial pits, landfill sites and various thermal treatments. This study investig... Read More about Oil-based mud waste as a filler material in LDPE composites: evaluation of mechanical properties..