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Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. (2018)
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PANCHOLI, K., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., OKPOZO, P., BEATTIE, N.S. and HUO, D. 2019. Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. Journal of physics: energy [online], 1(1), article ID 015007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/aaec3d

This paper reports for the first time the observation of stimulated emissions from the gas–liquid interface between two adjacent bubbles in highly ordered foams containing Rhodamine 6 G and surfactant. Stimulated emissions centred at 595 nm were obse... Read More about Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces..

Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. (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. Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. International journal of integrated engineering [online], 10(7), pages 10-22. Available from: http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470

They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies between countries but commonl... Read More about Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre..

Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. (2018)
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ALRASHIDI, H., GHOSH, A., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2019. Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. Materials letters [online], 237, pages 332-335. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.11.128

Solar and luminous light transmission control using Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) based PV glazing systems (15cm × 15cm × 0.6cm) were evaluated in this work. Indoor spectral characterisation showed that average solar transmission for investigated three di... Read More about Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing..

Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. (2018)
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ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. 2019. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], 9(2), pages 1271-1284. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5

A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real time for different reservoir... Read More about Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning..

An efficient algorithm for partial discharge localization in high-voltage systems using received signal strength. (2018)
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KHAN, U.F., LAZARIDIS, P.I., MOHAMED, H., ALBARRACIN, R., ZAHARIS, Z.D., ATKINSON, R.C., TACHTATZIS, C. and GLOVER, I.A. 2018. An efficient algorithm for partial discharge localization in high-voltage systems using received signal strength. Sensors [online], 18(11), article ID 4000. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s18114000

The term partial discharge (PD) refers to a partial bridging of insulating material between electrodes that sustain an electric field in high-voltage (HV) systems. Long-term PD activity can lead to catastrophic failures of HV systems resulting in eco... Read More about An efficient algorithm for partial discharge localization in high-voltage systems using received signal strength..

Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). (2018)
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ANI, M., OLUYEMI, G., PETROVSKI, A. and REZAEI-GOMARI, S. 2019. Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 174, pages 833-843. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024

The selection of an optimal model from a set of multiple realizations for dynamic reservoir modelling and production forecasts has been a persistent issue for reservoir modelers and decision makers. Current evidence has shown that many presumably goo... Read More about Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP)..

The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. (2018)
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SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], 159, pages 139-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004

The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 (half-decomposition) is 16º C hig... Read More about The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites..

Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. (2018)
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FAISAL, N.H., SANAEE, R., SINGH, R.M., MURRAY, J., MCLAUGHLIN, A., HEALY, D. and LEE, T.-L. 2018. Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1106: proceedings of the 2018 Modern practice in stress and vibration analysis (MPSVA 2018), 2-4 July 2018, Cambridge, UK, article ID 012011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1106/1/012011

Neutron scattering (at ENGIN-X) was used to examine strain distributions in two hydrocarbon reservoir rock types (i.e. sandstone and chalk) under uniaxial stress (up to 35 MPa) at temperature as high as 70 °C to utilise the advantages of neutron scat... Read More about Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression..

Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. (2018)
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AHMED.R., VOURLIAS, G., ALGOBURI, A., VOGIATZIS, C., CHALIAMPALIAS, D., SKOLIANOS, S., BERGER, L.-M., PAUL, S., FAISAL, N.H., TOMA, F.-L., AL-ANAZI, N.M and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2018. Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. Journal of thermal spray technology [online], 27(8), pages 1579-1593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2

Corrosion properties of nanostructured coatings deposited by suspension high-velocity oxy-fuel (S-HVOF) via an aqueous suspension of milled WC-Co powder were compared with conventional HVOF-sprayed coatings. Microstructural evaluations of these coati... Read More about Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock..

Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. (2018)
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FAISAL, N.H., MANN, L., DUNCAN, C., DUNBAR, E., CLAYTON, M., FROST, M., MCCONNACHIE, J., FARDAN, A. and AHMED, R. 2019. Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. Surface and coatings technology [online], 357, pages 497-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053

In firsts of its investigation, a diametral compression destructive testing method (also known as Brazilian test) was performed on thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens to compare relative surface stresses. The coating investi... Read More about Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens..

Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. (2018)
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KARIM, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., SIFAT, I.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2018. Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. Energies [online], 11(10), article ID 2847. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847

The adequacy of legal and regulatory framework relating to nuclear energy in Bangladesh has sparked many questions since the government took the formal decision to establish a nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur. Consequently, the government has tak... Read More about Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh..

Effects of the geometrical features of flow paths on the flow capacity of a control valve trim. (2018)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., OLIVEIRA, A. and CHARLTON, M. 2019. Effects of the geometrical features of flow paths on the flow capacity of a control valve trim. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 172, pages 124-138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.09.050

Control valves are an integral part of a number of energy systems, such as those used in chemical and nuclear industries. These valves are used to regulate the amount of fluid flow passing through these systems. A key component of a control valve is... Read More about Effects of the geometrical features of flow paths on the flow capacity of a control valve trim..

Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. (2018)
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COWIE, J., HOLLAND, P., PIRIE, I. and MILLIGAN, C. 2018. Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. Journal of health visiting [online], 6(9), pages 440-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440

The aim of this study was to determine trends over time and geographical differences in prescribing for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants aged 0–1 year in Scotland. National prescribing data obtai... Read More about Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland..

Enhanced oil recovery for emergent energy demand: challenges and prospects for a nanotechnology paradigm shift. (2018)
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AFOLABI, R.O. 2019. Enhanced oil recovery for emergent energy demand: challenges and prospects for a nanotechnology paradigm shift. International nano letters [online], 9(1), pages 1-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40089-018-0248-0

Renewable and non-renewable energy sources remain the two fronts for meeting global emergent energy demand. Renewable energy sources such as crude oil, in meeting energy needs, is a function of new hydrocarbon discoveries and improving the recovery o... Read More about Enhanced oil recovery for emergent energy demand: challenges and prospects for a nanotechnology paradigm shift..

Model prediction of the impact of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the fluid loss of water-based drilling mud (2018)
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AFOLABI, R.O., PASEDA, P., HUNJENUKON, S. and OYENIYI, E.A. 2018. Model prediction of the impact of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the fluid loss of water-based drilling mud. Cogent engineering [online], 5 (1), article 1514575. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2018.1514575

The use of nanoparticles in the formulation of drilling mud has gained unparalleled research effort. Despite the advancement of nanotechnology, key challenges still remain which relates to attaining predictable properties for nano-drilling muds. In t... Read More about Model prediction of the impact of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the fluid loss of water-based drilling mud.

Nanotechnology and global energy demand: challenges and prospects for a paradigm shift in the oil and gas industry. (2018)
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AFOLABI, R.O. and YUSUF, E.O. 2018. Nanotechnology and global energy demand: challenges and prospects for a paradigm shift in the oil and gas industry. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technology [online], 9(2), pages 1423-1441. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0538-0

The exploitation of new hydrocarbon discoveries in meeting the present global energy demand is a function of the availability and application of new technologies. The relevance of new technologies is borne out of the complex subsurface architecture a... Read More about Nanotechnology and global energy demand: challenges and prospects for a paradigm shift in the oil and gas industry..

Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale reservoirs. (2018)
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LABED, I., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2018. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 59, pages 156-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.08.015

Condensate banking is the most challenging engineering problem in the development of gas-condensate reservoirs where the condensate accumulation can dramatically reduce the gas permeability resulting in impairment of wells productivity. An accurate a... Read More about Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale reservoirs..

Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. (2018)
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FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., GOEL, S. and CROSS, G. 2018. Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. Journal of materials research [online], 33(17), pages 2515-2532. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2018.280

This review aims to consolidate scarce literature on the use of modern nanomechanical testing technique like instrumented nanoindentation in the field of archaeometry materials research. The review showcase on how can the nanoindentation tests provid... Read More about Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry..

Adaptive V2G peak shaving and smart charging control for grid integration of PEVs. (2018)
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ERDEN, F., KISACIKOGLU, M.C. and ERDOGAN, N. 2018. Adaptive V"G peak shaving and smart charging control for grid integration of PEVs. Electric power components and systems [online], 46(13), pages 1494-1508. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15325008.2018.1489435

The stochastic nature of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) driving behavior and distribution grid load profile make it challenging to control vehicle-grid integration in a mutually beneficial way. This article proposes a new adaptive control strategy th... Read More about Adaptive V2G peak shaving and smart charging control for grid integration of PEVs..

Design and fabrication of absorptive/reflective crossed CPC PV/T system. (2018)
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AYKAPADATHU, M., NAZARINIA, M. and SELLAMI, N. 2018. Design and fabrication of absorptive/reflective crossed CPC PV/T system. Designs [online], 2(3), article number 29. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/designs2030029

A crossed compound parabolic concentrator (CCPC) is a non-imaging concentrator which is a modified form of a circular 3D compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) obtained by orthogonal intersection of two 2D CPCs that have an optical efficiency in line... Read More about Design and fabrication of absorptive/reflective crossed CPC PV/T system..