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CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
OGUNSESAN, O.A., HOSSAIN, M., IYI, D. and DHROUBI, M.G. 2018. CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 2018), 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Volume 2: numerical modelling in mechanical and materials engineering. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 274-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_22

Erosion caused by sand particles is a serious problem facing the oil and gas industry. Predicting pipe erosion due to sand transport is a complex process in multiphase flows due to the complex nature of the flow. Existing erosion studies are however... Read More about CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport..

Nanotechnology and global energy demand: challenges and prospects for a paradigm shift in the oil and gas industry. (2018)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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..

Generic closed-loop controller for power regulation in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with current stress minimization. (2018)
Journal Article
HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABDELSALAM, I. 2019. Generic closed-loop controller for power regulation in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with current stress minimization. IEEE transactions on industrial electronics [online], 66(6), pages 4468-4478. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2860535

This paper presents a comprehensive and generalized analysis of the bidirectional dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter using triple phase shift (TPS) control to enable closed loop power regulation while minimizing current stress. The key new achi... Read More about Generic closed-loop controller for power regulation in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with current stress minimization..

Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. (2018)
Journal Article
IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2018. Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. International journal of heat and mass transfer [online], 127(Part B), pages 534-545. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.07.031

This paper considers the natural convection inside an air filled enclosure having several isolated cylindrical blockages distributed within it, and arranged parallel to two vertical walls of the enclosure. These two walls are maintained at different... Read More about Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages..

Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2018. Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international conference on fuzzy systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8491628. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2018.8491628

To manage uncertainty in reservoir development projects, the Value of Information is one of the main factors on which the decision is based to determine whether it is necessary to acquire additional data. However, subsurface data is not always precis... Read More about Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry..

Symbols classification in engineering drawings. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classification in engineering drawings. In Proceedings of the 2018 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article number 8489087. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2018.8489087

Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly important. In this paper, we p... Read More about Symbols classification in engineering drawings..

Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. (2018)
Journal Article
KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A. and HASSAN, M.Z. 2018. Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies [online], 11(7), article number 1769. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769

Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated approach. The global community has pledged to mitigate various greenhouse gases... Read More about Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law..

Influence of a magnetic field on the flow of a micropolar fluid sandwiched between two Newtonian fluid layers through a porous medium. (2018)
Journal Article
KUMAR YADAV, P., JAISWAL, S., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2018. Influence of a magnetic field on the flow of a micropolar fluid sandwiched between two Newtonian fluid layers through a porous medium. European physical journal plus [online], 133(7), article ID 247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/i2018-12071-5

The present problem is concerned with the flow of micropolar/Eringen fluid sandwiched between two Newtonian fluid layers through the horizontal porous channel. The flow in both the regions is steady, incompressible and the fluids are immiscible. The... Read More about Influence of a magnetic field on the flow of a micropolar fluid sandwiched between two Newtonian fluid layers through a porous medium..

Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international symposium on innovations in intelligent systems and applications (INISTA 2018), 3-5 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8466315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/INISTA.2018.8466315

A multitenant cloud-application that is designed to use several components needs to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when the workload changes. The highest degree of isolation results in high resource consumption and... Read More about Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications..

Optimisation of hydraulic fracture placement design in anisotropic shale reservoirs using azimuthal LWD sonic and spectral gamma ray analysis. (2018)
Journal Article
OLUYEMI, G.F. and AFOLABI, T.S. 2018. Optimisation of hydraulic fracture placement design in anisotropic shale reservoirs using azimuthal LWD sonic and spectral gamma ray analysis. International journal of petroleum engineering [online], 3(2), pages 83-94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPE.2018.093154

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale resources has become a trend in the oil and gas industry that is associated with exorbitant costs. This calls for certainty in the productivity and success of every fracture stimulation program. Current fracki... Read More about Optimisation of hydraulic fracture placement design in anisotropic shale reservoirs using azimuthal LWD sonic and spectral gamma ray analysis..

Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support. (2018)
Book Chapter
SHEHU, H., OKON, E., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2018. Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support. In Rashed, M.N. and Palanisamy, P.N. (eds.) Zeolites and their applications. London: IntechOpen [online], chapter 3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.75545

This chapter details the synthesis and applications of zeolite membranes (gas separation and zeolite membrane reactors). Gas separation is still not carried out at industrial level for zeolite membranes. Related areas, such as the possibility of inco... Read More about Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support..

Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. (2018)
Journal Article
KARIM, R., KARIM, M.E., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MUNIR, A.B., KABIR, A.I., ARDILA-REY, J.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. Energies [online], 11(7), article number 1672. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071672

It is a challenging task for Bangladesh to meet its increasing demand of energy while its economy is rapidly growing. Though prices of oil, coal, and fossil fuels around the world have been volatile, the price trend in Bangladesh demonstrates a persi... Read More about Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges..

Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product. Presented at the 6th International conference on sustainable solid waste management (NAXOS 2018), 13-16 June 2018, Naxos, Greece. Athens: National Technical University of Athens [online], paper number 45. Available from: http://uest.ntua.gr/naxos2018/proceedings/pdf/45_NAXOS2018_Siddique_etal.pdf

Waste characterisation is an essential factor in designing sustainable waste management plan. However, waste composition profile is underestimated in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industries in the United Kingdom. A three years long in... Read More about Characterisation of oil based mud waste to explore the possibility in transforming waste into a value added product..

Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at the 16th TUV SUD NEL produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this investigation. Chitosan grai... Read More about Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan..

Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing. (2018)
Thesis
SHEHU, H. 2018. Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the atmosphere, as well as the high rate of depletion of hydrocarbon-based resources have become a global concern. A major source of emissions of hydrocarbon vapours occur during loading and offl... Read More about Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing..

Localization of partial discharge by using received signal strength. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
KHAN, U., LAZARIDIS, P., MOHAMED, H., UPTON, D., MISTRY, K., SAEED, B., MATHER, P., VIEIRA, F.Q., ATKINSON, R.C., TACHTATZIS, C. and GLOVER, I.A. 2018. Localization of partial discharge by using received signal strength. In Proceedings of the 2nd Union radio-scientifique internationale (URSI) Atlantic radio science conference (AT-RASC) (URSI AT-RASC 2018), 28 May - 1 June 2018, Gran Canaria, Spain. Gran Canaria: URSI [online], paper ID F01-2. Available from: http://www.ursi.org/proceedings/procAT18/papers/PID5208923.pdf

The term partial discharge (PD) refers to a partial breakdown in an insulator which bridges two conductors. PD occurs due to insulation defects which arise as a result of high voltage stresses or insulation cracks. Continuous monitoring of PD activit... Read More about Localization of partial discharge by using received signal strength..