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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..

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..

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..

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..

Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA). (2016)
Journal Article
WASEEM, E., KHURSHID, K., JANJUA, G.W., ABEEL, I., KHURSHID, K., MIRZA, M.A. and KAMBOH, A.M. 2016. Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA). International journal of signal processing systems [online], 4(6), pages 469-474. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18178/ijsps.4.6.469-474

Autism a neurological disorder which is often diagnosed during early childhood and can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges over a lifetime. It is increasing day by day and people are inclining from clinical and psycholo... Read More about Neuro-cognitive virtual environment for children with autism (VECA)..

Adaptive control of hysteretic robotic arm in operational space. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
KANNAN, S., QUINTANAR-GUZMAN, S., BEZZAOUCHA, S., OLIVARES-MENDEZ, M.A. and VOOS, H. 2016. Adaptive control of hysteretic robotic arm in operational space. In Proceedings of the 5th International conference on mechatronics and control engineering 2016 (ICMCE 2016), 14-17 December 2016, Venice, Italy. New York: ACM [online], pages 92-96. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3036932.3036957

The focus of the current article is on Operational Space Control of a single degree of freedom robotic arm with hysteretic joint behaviour due to actuation by a single Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) wire. A Closed Loop Inverse Kinematics Algorithm is used... Read More about Adaptive control of hysteretic robotic arm in operational space..

Adaptive control of robotic arm with hysteretic joint. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
KANNAN, S., BEZZAOUCHA, S., QUINTANAR-GUZMAN, S., OLIVARES-MENDEZ, M.A. and VOOS, H. 2016. Adaptive control of robotic arm with hysteretic joint. In Proceedings of 4th International conference on control, mechatronics and authormation 2016 (ICCMA 2016), 7-11 December 2016, Barcelona, Spain. New York: ACM [online], pages 46-50. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3029610.3029632

This article addresses the problem of control of robotic arm with a hysteretic joint behaviour. The mechanical design of the one-degree of freedom robotic arm is presented where the joint is actuated by a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) wire. The SMA wire b... Read More about Adaptive control of robotic arm with hysteretic joint..

Model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
KANNAN, S., SAJADI-ALAMDARI, S.A., DENTLER, J., OLIVARES-MENDEZ, M.A. and VOOS, H. 2016. Model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous. In Proceedings of the 4th International conference on control, mechatronics and automation 2016 (ICCMA 2016), 7-11 December 2016, Barcelona, Spain. New York: ACM [online], pages 121-125. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3029610.3029633

The current paper addresses the problem of Spacecraft Rendezvous using Model Predictive Control (MPC). The Clohessy-Wiltshire-Hill equations are used to model the spacecraft relative motion. Here the rendezvous problem is discussed by trajectory cont... Read More about Model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous..

A tracking error control approach for model predictive position control of a quadrotor with time varying reference. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
DENTLER, J., KANNAN, S., OLIVARES MENDEZ, M.A., and VOOS, H. 2016. A tracking error control approach for model predictive position control of a quadrotor with time varying reference. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) international conference on Robotics and biomimetrics (ROBIO 2016), 3-7 December 2016, Qingdao, China. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2051-2056. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2016.7866631

In mobile robotic applications, a common problem is the following of a given trajectory with a constant velocity. Using standard model predictive control (MPC) for tracking of time varying trajectories leads to a constant tracking error. This problem... Read More about A tracking error control approach for model predictive position control of a quadrotor with time varying reference..

The degradation of mechanical properties in halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites exposed in seawater environment. (2016)
Journal Article
SAHARUDIN, M.S., WEI, J., SHYHA, I. and INAM, F. 2016. The degradation of mechanical properties in halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites exposed in seawater environment. Journal of nanomaterials [online], 2016, article ID 2604631. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/2604631

Polyester based polymers are extensively used in aggressive marine environments; however, inadequate data is available on the effects of the seawater on the polyester based nanocomposites mechanical properties. This paper reports the effect of seawat... Read More about The degradation of mechanical properties in halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites exposed in seawater environment..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Synergistically enhanced electrocatalytic performance of an N-doped graphene quantum dot-decorated 3D MoS2–graphene nanohybrid for oxygen reduction reaction. (2016)
Journal Article
VINOTH, R., PATIL, I.M., PANDIKUMAR, A., KAKADE, B.A., HUANG, N.M., DIONYSIOS, D.D. and NEPPOLIAN, B. 2016. Synergistically enhanced electrocatalytic performance of an N-doped graphene quantum dot-decorated 3D MoS2–graphene nanohybrid for oxygen reduction reaction. ACS omega [online], 1(5), pages 971-980. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.6b00275

Nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots (N-GQDs) were decorated on a three-dimensional (3D) MoS2–reduced graphene oxide (rGO) framework via a facile hydrothermal method. The distribution of N-GQDs on the 3D MoS2–rGO framework was confirmed using X-ray p... Read More about Synergistically enhanced electrocatalytic performance of an N-doped graphene quantum dot-decorated 3D MoS2–graphene nanohybrid for oxygen reduction reaction..

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..

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].

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..

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..