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Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. (2016)
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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..

Overcoming fuel-air mixing issues with pulsed scramjets and pelletized fuel. (2016)
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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)
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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..

Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2016)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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..

Preparation and analysis of multi-layered hybrid nanostructures. (2016)
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KHOBRAGADE, P.S., HANSORA, D.P., NAIK, J.B., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2016. Preparation and analysis of multi-layered hybrid nanostructures. Applied clay science [online], 132-133, pages 668-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2016.08.022

In this study, we report a simple and efficient (bath ultrasonication) method for the preparation of multi-functional layered hybrid nanostructures using graphene oxide (GO) and modified Mg-Al layered double hydroxides (LDH) [LDH@GO]. The functional... Read More about Preparation and analysis of multi-layered hybrid nanostructures..

Optimization of the vibro-impact capsule system. (2016)
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LIU, Y., ISLAM, S., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M. 2016. Optimization of the vibro-impact capsule system. Strojniški vestnik: journal of mechanical engineering [online], 62(7-8), pages 430-439. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2016.3754

Optimization of the vibro-impact capsule system for the best progression is considered in this paper focusing on the choice of the excitation parameters and the shape of the capsule. Firstly, the fastest and the most efficient progressions are obtain... Read More about Optimization of the vibro-impact capsule system..

Stress analysis at the interface of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point bending: finite element method. (2016)
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PRATHURU, A.K., FAISAL, N.H., JIHAN, S., STEEL, J.A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Stress analysis at the interface of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point bending: finite element method. Journal of adhesion [online], 93(11), pages 855-878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2016.1172309

This paper presents a study of stress states in two-dimensional models of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point flexural loading using the finite element (FE) method. The FE simulations were carried out on adhesive bonded joint... Read More about Stress analysis at the interface of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints subjected to 4-point bending: finite element method..

Development of a design methodology for hydraulic pipelines carrying rectangular capsules. (2016)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., ABUSHAALA, S. and JAIN, A. 2016. Development of a design methodology for hydraulic pipelines carrying rectangular capsules. International journal of pressure vessels and piping [online], 146, pages 111-128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpvp.2016.07.007

The scarcity of fossil fuels is affecting the efficiency of established modes of cargo transport within the transportation industry. Efforts have been made to develop innovative modes of transport that can be adopted for economic and environmental fr... Read More about Development of a design methodology for hydraulic pipelines carrying rectangular capsules..

Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. (2016)
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MAS'UD, A.A., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ILLIAS, H.A., BANI, N.A. and MUNIR, A.B. 2016. Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. Energies [online], 9(8), article number 574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en9080574

In order to investigate how artificial neural networks (ANNs) have been applied for partial discharge (PD) pattern recognition, this paper reviews recent progress made on ANN development for PD classification by a literature survey. Contributions fro... Read More about Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions..

Monitoring acoustic emission (AE) energy of abrasive particle impacts in a slurry flow loop using a statistical distribution model. (2016)
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DROUBI, M.G. and REUBEN, R.L. 2016. Monitoring acoustic emission (AE) energy of abrasive particle impacts in a slurry flow loop using a statistical distribution model. Applied acoustics [online], 113, pages 202-209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2016.06.026

Slurry erosion has been recognized as a serious problem in many industrial applications. In slurry flows, the estimation of the amount of incident kinetic energy that transmits from particles suspended in the fluid to the containment structures is a... Read More about Monitoring acoustic emission (AE) energy of abrasive particle impacts in a slurry flow loop using a statistical distribution model..

Development of an information quality framework for mechanical engineering modules with enhanced treatment for pedagogical content. (2016)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and ALSEDDIQI, M. 2016. Development of an information quality framework for mechanical engineering modules with enhanced treatment for pedagogical content. International journal of handheld computing research [online], 7(3), pages 16-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/IJHCR.2016070102

The technology based learning systems have capability to comply with diverse requirements of all the stakeholders in the modern education system. In technology based modules, such as those taught in Mechanical Engineering courses, the psychomotor con... Read More about Development of an information quality framework for mechanical engineering modules with enhanced treatment for pedagogical content..

Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. (2016)
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BELLO, K. and OYENEYIN, B. 2016. Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. Nigerian journal of technology (NIJOTECH) [online], 35(3), pages 531-536. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4314/njt.v35i3.9

The production of reservoir fluid through long tiebacks/pipelines has emerged as one of the cost effective alternative especially for many marginal fields which can now be produced as clusters into a common processing facility. However, sand is often... Read More about Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes..

Network electro-thermal simulation of non-isothermal magnetohydrodynamic heat transfer from a transpiring cone with buoyancy and pressure work. (2016)
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BÉG, O.A., ZUECO, J., KADIR, A., BÉG, T.A. and KHAN, U.F. 2017. Network electro-thermal simulation of non-isothermal magnetohydrodynamic heat transfer from a transpiring cone with buoyancy and pressure work. International journal of applied and computational mathematics [online], 3(2), pages 1525–1547. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40819-016-0192-5

The steady, axisymmetric laminar natural convection boundary layer flow from a non-isothermal vertical circular porous cone under a transverse magnetic field, with the cone vertex located at the base, is considered. The pressure work effect is includ... Read More about Network electro-thermal simulation of non-isothermal magnetohydrodynamic heat transfer from a transpiring cone with buoyancy and pressure work..

VOC oxidation in excess of oxygen using flow-through catalytic membrane reactor. (2016)
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KAJAMA, M.N., SHEHU, H., OKON, E., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2016. VOC oxidation in excess of oxygen using flow-through catalytic membrane reactor. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 41(37), pages 16529-16534. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.164

Platinum gamma-alumina (Pt/γ-Al2O3) impregnated membrane was prepared through the evaporative-crystallization deposition method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) conversion to carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O). The catalytic oxidation of VOCs... Read More about VOC oxidation in excess of oxygen using flow-through catalytic membrane reactor..

Modelling the effect of applied voltage and frequency on electroluminescence in polymeric material. (2016)
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BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MASUD, A.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., KAMARDIN, K., JAMIAN, J.J. and AHMAD, H. 2016. Modelling the effect of applied voltage and frequency on electroluminescence in polymeric material. International journal of electrical and computer engineering [online], 6(3), pages 1375-1384. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v6i3.pp1375-1384

Electroluminescence method has been used by several researchers to observe the behaviour of an aged polymeric material. Electroluminescence is a phenomenon that occurs when the atoms of a material are being excited due to the application of and exter... Read More about Modelling the effect of applied voltage and frequency on electroluminescence in polymeric material..

Software simulation and experimental characterisation of a rotationally asymmetrical concentrator under direct and diffuse solar radiation. (2016)
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FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., ABUBAKAR MAS'UD, A., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Software simulation and experimental characterisation of a rotationally asymmetrical concentrator under direct and diffuse solar radiation. Energy conversion and management [online], 122, pages 223-238. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2016.05.072

Making housing carbon neutral is one of the European Union (EU) targets with the aim to reduce energy consumption and to increase on-site renewable energy generation in the domestic sector. Optical concentrators have a strong potential to minimise th... Read More about Software simulation and experimental characterisation of a rotationally asymmetrical concentrator under direct and diffuse solar radiation..

Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps. (2016)
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JIANG, H., LIU. Y., WEI, Z. and ZHANG, L. 2016. Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps. Nonlinear dynamics [online], 85(4), pages 2719-2727. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-016-2857-3

This paper studies the hidden dynamics of a class of two-dimensional maps inspired by the Hénon map. A special consideration is made to the existence of fixed points and their stabilities in these maps. Our concern focuses on three typical scenarios... Read More about Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps..