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Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. (2016)
Journal Article
WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001

Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is the first to investigate the... Read More about Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine..

Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and REY, J.A.A. 2017. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

A good insulator for high voltage cable has low dielectric loss, reasonable flexibility and thermo-mechanically stable. However, prolonged application of electrical stresses on the cable will degraded the cable; physically and morphologically. Electr... Read More about Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE..

Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N.B., BANI, N.A., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MAD KAIDI, H., ABD FATAH, A.Y., JAMIAN, J.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2016. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

This paper presents a solution to solve the network reconfiguration, DG coordination (location and size), and capacitor coordination (location and size), simultaneously. The proposed solution will be determined by using Artificial Bee Colony (ABC). V... Read More about Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration..

Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2016. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. Presented at the 2016 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

This paper discusses the prospect of integrating a novel type of low concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) design known as the rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) in a building in the United Kingdom. This is done by proposin... Read More about Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom..

Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel. (2016)
Journal Article
MACLEOD, C., CAPANNI, N.F. and GOW, K.S. 2015. Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 68, pages 354-362. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.354

In this paper the concept of a pulsed Scramjet using pelletized fuel is examined. The aim is to overcome the main technical problem inherent in more traditional designs - poor air-fuel mixing. In this new paradigm, airflow is diverted away from the m... Read More about Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel..

Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. (2016)
Journal Article
MCAFEE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. Composite structures [online], 162, pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077

Studies on designing polymeric fibres based helical auxetic yarn (HAY) to maximise their auxetic effect are yet to propose optimised design configurations for general impact mitigation applications. This study therefore presents optimal design parame... Read More about Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn..

Averaged model of modular multilevel converter in rotating DQ frame. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
NAMPALLY, A. and SINHA, Y. 2016. Averaged model of modular multilevel converter in rotating DQ frame. In Proceedings of the 5th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2016), 20-23 November 2016, Birmingham, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 319-324. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2016.7884559

This paper proposes an average model of Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) in rotating DQ frame. The proposed MMC model has a modular structure and can be linked with other power elements such as AC and DC subsystems. Modelling in DQ frame has numero... Read More about Averaged model of modular multilevel converter in rotating DQ frame..

Linearized DQ averaged model of modular multilevel converter. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
NAMPALLY, A. and SINHA, Y. 2016. Linearized DQ averaged model of modular multilevel converter. In Proceedings of the 5th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2016), 20-23 November 2016, Birmingham, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 861-866. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2016.7884458.

This paper proposes a linearized model of Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) in DQ frame. The proposed MMC model has a modular structure and can be linked with other power elements such as AC and DC subsystems. The main challenge of developing DQ mod... Read More about Linearized DQ averaged model of modular multilevel converter..

Modular multilevel converter modulation using fundamental switching selective harmonic elimination method. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
NAMPALLY, A. and SINHA, Y. 2016. Modular multilevel converter modulation using fundamental switching selective harmonic elimination method. In Proceedings of the 5th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2016), 20-23 November 2016, Birmingham, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 736-741. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2016.7884431.

This paper address the issue of low order harmonics in a modular multilevel converter (MMC). Using fundamental switching selective harmonic elimination (SHE), the control angles are calculated from nonlinear equations by Newton-Raphson method. The se... Read More about Modular multilevel converter modulation using fundamental switching selective harmonic elimination method..

Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs: MATLAB codes. [Dataset] (2016)
Dataset
LABED, I. 2016. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs: MATLAB codes. [Dataset]

These codes are supplementary to the full thesis, which is available on OpenAIR: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2144. The codes are provided in a single ZIP file, which will need to be unzipped to access the individual files. The dataset consists of 33... Read More about Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs: MATLAB codes. [Dataset].

Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. (2016)
Thesis
LABED, I. 2016. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the last decade, shale reservoirs emerged as one of the fast growing hydrocarbon resources in the world unlocking vast reserves and reshaping the landscape of the oil and gas global market. Gas-condensate reservoirs represent an important part of... Read More about Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs..

Holographic interferometry for security and forensic applications. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
AMBADIYIL, S., SREELEKSHMI, R.C., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Holographic interferometry for security and forensic applications. In Burgess, D., Owen, G., Bouma, H., Carlysle-Davies, F., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th Optics and photonics for counterterrorims, crime fighting and defence conference 2016: co-located with Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference, 26-27 September 2016, Edinburgh, UK. Proceedings of SPIE, 9995. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 999502. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2242153

Security holograms having unique 3D images are one of the tools for enhancing the security for product and personnel authentication and anti-counterfeiting. Apart from the high technology that is required, the uniqueness of a 3D object presents a sig... Read More about Holographic interferometry for security and forensic applications..

Validation of partial discharge emulator simulations using free-space radiometric measurements. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
JABER, A., LAZARIDIS, P., SAEED, B., ZHANG, Y., KHAN, U., UPTON, D., AHMED, H., MATHER, P., VIEIRA, M.F.Q., ATKINSON, R., JUDD, M. and GLOVER, I.A. 2016. Validation of partial discharge emulator simulations using free-space radiometric measurements. In Al-Shibaany, Z.Y.A. and Hameed, A.F. (eds.) Proceedings of 2016 International conference for students on applied engineering (ICSAE 2016), 20-21 October 2016, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 475-478. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSAE.2016.7810238

A useful technique to estimate the degradation of insulation in high voltage (HV) installations is the measurement of partial discharge (PD). Free-space radiometric (FSR) detection of PD is a relatively new technique. Several types of PD emulator sou... Read More about Validation of partial discharge emulator simulations using free-space radiometric measurements..

Partial discharge detection using software defined radio. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
MOHAMED, H., LAZARIDIS, P., UPTON, D., KHAN, U., SAEED, B., JABER, A., ZHANG, Y., MATHER, P., VIEIRA, M.F.Q., BARLEE, K., ATKINSON, D.S.W. and GLOVER, I.A. 2016. Partial discharge detection using software defined radio. In Al-Shibaany, Z.Y.A. and Hameed, A.F. (eds.) Proceedings of 2016 International conference for students on applied engineering (ICSAE 2016), 20-21 October 2016, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 373-376. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSAE.2016.7810220

Partial discharge (PD) is an electrical discharge that occurs within part of the dielectric separating two HV (High Voltage) conductors. PD causes damage to the dielectric which typically deteriorates with time. If left untreated, PD may result in ca... Read More about Partial discharge detection using software defined radio..

Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2016)
Journal Article
HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A.G., SHIVASHANKARA, K.N., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A., JADHAV, R., KUMAR, S., KUMAR, C.G.S. and MAYYA, S.S. 2016. Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SpringerPlus [online], 5, article number 1819. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9.

Diabetes mellitus patients are at increased risk of developing diabetic foot with peripheral neuropathy, vascular and musculoskeletal complications. Problems develop with a relatively high risk of infection, gangrene and amputation. In addition, alte... Read More about Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. (2016)
Journal Article
MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., JAMIAN, J.J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2016. Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. International journal of simulation: systems, science and technology [online], 17(41), pages 26.1-26.5. Available from: http://ijssst.info/Vol-17/No-41/paper26.pdf

This paper describes the impact of the mode selection in Distributed Generation (DG) has in order to reduce the total power losses in the distribution system when coordination between the DG and capacitor is done simultaneously There are two modes av... Read More about Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously..

Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. (2016)
Journal Article
MALIK, R., PANCHOLI, K. and MELZER, A. 2016. Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. Nanobiomedicine [online], 3, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1849543516670806

Liposome–microbubble conjugates are considered as better targeted drug delivery vehicles compared to microbubbles alone. The microbubble in the integrated drug delivery system delivers the drug intracellularly on the target, whereas the liposome comp... Read More about Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle..

Graphics-processing-unit-based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. (2016)
Journal Article
DEBNATH, J.K., GOLE, A.M. and FUNG, W.-K. 2016. Graphics-processing-unit-based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation. IEEE transactions on power delivery [online], 31(5), pages 2036-2044. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2015.2492983

This paper presents a novel parallelization approach to speedup EMT simulation, using GPU-based computing. This paper extends earlier published works in the area, by exploiting additional parallelism to accelerate EMT simulation. A 2D-parallel matrix... Read More about Graphics-processing-unit-based acceleration of electromagnetic transients simulation..

Demulsification and recycling of spent oil based drilling fluid as nanofiller for polyamide 6 nanocomposites. (2016)
Thesis
ADEGBOTOLU, U.V. 2016. Demulsification and recycling of spent oil based drilling fluid as nanofiller for polyamide 6 nanocomposites. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Spent oil-based drilling fluid and cutting wastes are global liabilities due to their hazardous hydrocarbon content, which impacts negatively on flora, fauna, and global carbon footprint. The formulation of two demulsifiers to ensure chemically-enhan... Read More about Demulsification and recycling of spent oil based drilling fluid as nanofiller for polyamide 6 nanocomposites..

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. (2016)
Thesis
TEBOWEI, R. 2016. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The production and transportation of hydrocarbon fluids in multiphase pipelines could be severely hindered by particulate solids deposit - such as the sand particles that can accompany hydrocarbon production. Knowledge of the flow characteristics of... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends..