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CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes. (2020)
Thesis
ASIEGBU, N.M. 2020. CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Internal multiphase flow-induced vibration (MFIV) in pipe bends poses serious problems in oil and gas, nuclear and chemical flow systems. The problems include: high amplitude displacement of the pipe structure due to resonance; fatigue failure due to... Read More about CFD modelling of flow-induced vibration under multiphase flow regimes..

CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes. (2020)
Thesis
OGUNSESAN, O.A. 2020. CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Pipe erosion due to sand transport can have an adverse effect on the production efficiency of pipe-lines and other related flow systems. Proper knowledge of the flow characteristics, particle behaviour and geometric effects is very important in the a... Read More about CFD modelling of pipe erosion under multiphase flow regimes..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. (2017)
Thesis
IYALLA, I. 2017. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Subsea pipelines are subjected to wave and steady current loads which cause pipeline stability problems. Current knowledge and understanding on the pipeline on-bottom stability is based on the research programmes from the 1980s such as the Pipeline S... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability..

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..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of PEM fuel cells to investigate transport limitations. (2012)
Thesis
ISLAM, S.Z. 2012. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of PEM fuel cells to investigate transport limitations. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Modern technological advancements in our lifestyle have caused a significant increase in the consumption of energy. With this growing demand, people are more concerned about the rational use of existing limited energy and searching for alternative fo... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of PEM fuel cells to investigate transport limitations..

The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines. (2012)
Thesis
TURNER, N. 2012. The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

For the tidal current power industry to progress, simple models for predicting the performance of tidal current turbines are needed. Currently the aerodynamic models developed for wind turbines are typically used to predict tidal turbine performance.... Read More about The applicability of aerodynamic models to tidal turbines..

Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. (2011)
Thesis
OKORIE, O.P. 2011. Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Climate change and energy security are key issues motivating the development of Tidal Current Energy (TCE) technology. Small scale model testing of TCE devices is a major challenge facing the technology due to turbulent flow in tidal currents environ... Read More about Scale effects in testing of a monopile support structure submerged in tidal currents..