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Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
FREIER RAINE, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., ARDILA-REY, J. A. and GAMIO, C. 2020. Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator. In Proceedings of 47th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Photovoltaic specialists conference 2020 (PVSC 2020), 15 June - 21 August 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 2600-2604. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300920

This paper evaluates the performance of a genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator for low-concentrating photovoltaic (PV) application. The experimental analysis of 4 types of GOCRSH namely the GOCRSH_A GOCRS... Read More about Indoor characterization of genetically optimized circular rotational square hyperboloid (GOCRSH) concentrator..

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NARAYANASWAMY, M., ZHAO, Y., FUNG, W.K. and FOUGH, N. 2020. A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. In Proceedings of 27th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International conference on electronics, circuits and systems 2020 (ICECS 2020), 23-25 November 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9294905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECS49266.2020.9294905

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict the regions of human eye fixations in images using low-level features is proposed. Unlike the existing wavelet-based saliency detection models, the proposed model requires only two chann... Read More about A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations..

An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. (2020)
Journal Article
ANBALAGAN, A. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. 2021. An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems. Materials today: proceedings [online], 46(17): proceedings of 3rd International conference on materials, manufacturing and modelling 2021 (ICMMM 2021), 19-21 March 2021, [virtual conference], pages 7135-7142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.196

This paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) based 5-stage Industry 4.0 architecture to integrate the design and manufacturing systems in a Cyber Physical Environment (CPE). It considers the transfer of design and manufacturing systems data throug... Read More about An IoT based industry 4.0 architecture for integration of design and manufacturing systems..

Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites.   (2020)
Journal Article
MUKHERJI, A. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites. Composite structures [online], 262, article ID 113444. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.113444

Polyester fibres reinforced with glass fibres hybridised polyester resin composite (PFR/GFHC) is a unconventional complex high-molecular weight crosslinked network polymer composite. This novel composite can be used in the manufacture of structural b... Read More about Shock propagation behaviour and determination of Gruneisen state of equation for pultruded polyester/glass fibre-reinforced composites.  .

Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs. (2020)
Thesis
SURI, Y. 2020. Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects fracture-conductivity and well-performance. The proppant transport and suspension in thin fracturing fluid used in unconventional reservoirs are considerably differe... Read More about Numerical simulation of fluid flow, proppant transport and fracture propagation in hydraulic fractures for unconventional reservoirs..

A comparative study on partial discharge emulators. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MOHAMED, H., KHAN, U., YUSUF, M.A., MOHAMMED, M.M., ALHAJ, M., ALRWEG, M. and ALKHWELDI, M. 2020. A comparative study on partial discharge emulators. In Proceedings of 28th Telecommunications forum 2020 (TELFOR 2020), 24-25 November 2020, Belgrade, Serbia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9306600, pages 340-343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR51502.2020.9306600

Partial Discharge (PD) detection plays a vital role in electrical power stations, it can help protecting the high voltage equipment, it can prevent explosion of these equipment and hence preventing a catastrophic failure. PD detection can be performe... Read More about A comparative study on partial discharge emulators..

Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. (2020)
Journal Article
WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 13(23), article ID 1239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-06176-y

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical properties are examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Pa... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition..

3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. (2020)
Journal Article
OKOLIE, O., STACHUREK, I., KANDASUBRAMANIAN, B. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review. Polymers [online], 12(11), articles ID 2682. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12112682

There is a rising demand for replacement, regeneration of tissues and organ repairs for patients who suffer from diseased/damaged bones or tissues such as hip pains. The hip replacement treatment relies on the implant, which may not always meet the r... Read More about 3D printing for hip implant applications: a review..

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. [2020]. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..

Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress. (2020)
Journal Article
ARDILA-REY, J.A., CERDA-LUNA, M.P., ROZAS-VALDERRAMA, R.A., DE CASTRO, B.A., ANDREOLI, A.L. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2020. Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress. IEEE access [online], 8, pages 199449-199461. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3035249

Partial discharge (PD) monitoring is one of the most used tools for diagnosing the condition of electrical equipment and machines that operate normally at high voltage levels. Ideally, PD identification can be easily done if there is a single source... Read More about Separation techniques of partial discharges and electrical noise sources: a review of recent progress..

Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MICHELARAKI, M., JOSEPH, O., KARNIK, S., DEVALLA, S., MADANAN, K. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. In Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9389207. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389207

The Global production of plastics has exceeded over 300 million metric tons. Billions of tons of plastic waste that is generated gets accumulated as plastic debris in soil, sediments, oceans and surface water with no obvious strategy to tackle them.... Read More about Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples..

Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. In Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9389281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389281

Vital inspection and repair operations on subsea pipelines usually involve pipe-bore robots, which must be controlled and monitored from outside the pipe. In many situations cables cannot be connected to the in-pipe robot and duplex wireless communic... Read More about Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots..

Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes. (2020)
Journal Article
CHIKERE, C.O., HOBBEN, E., FAISAL, N.H., KONG-THOO-LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes. Microchemical journal [online], 160(part B), article ID 105668. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2020.105668

Beverages like wines, have exhibited a high level of antioxidant capacity, specifically from compounds like Gallic acid (GA) and their derivatives. GA has shown great importance in the food industry and pharmaceutical industry as a food additive, ant... Read More about Electroanalytical determination of gallic acid in red and white wine samples using cobalt oxide nanoparticles-modified carbon-paste electrodes..

A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links. (2020)
Journal Article
HEIDARIAN, M. and BURGESS, S.J. 2021. A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links. IEEE transactions on microwave theory and techniques [online], 69(1), pages 399-408. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TMTT.2020.3028969

Power transfer efficiency (PTE) is a key performance parameter in development work on resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Geometrically optimizing the transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) coil pair is a way of improving the IPT system's ef... Read More about A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links..

Damping properties of flax/carbon hybrid epoxy/fibre-reinforced composites for automotive semi-structural applications. (2020)
Journal Article
FAIRLIE, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. Damping properties of flax/carbon hybrid epoxy/fibre-reinforced composites for automotive semi-structural applications. Fibers [online], 8(10), article ID 64. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/fib8100064

The ever-increasing demand for environmentally friendly biocomposites for use in various engineering applications requires a strong understanding of these materials properties, especially in automotive applications. This study focused on investigatin... Read More about Damping properties of flax/carbon hybrid epoxy/fibre-reinforced composites for automotive semi-structural applications..

Developing a novel mechanistic model for four-phase oil-water-gas-sand stratified flow in a horizontal pipe. (2020)
Thesis
MORADI, B. 2020. Developing a novel mechanistic model for four-phase oil-water-gas-sand stratified flow in a horizontal pipe. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Presence of sand and solid particles in untreated petroleum sometime is inevitable. Although many techniques have been developed to prevent sand particles from entering the pipeline, such as downhole gravel packs, these downhole sand control devices... Read More about Developing a novel mechanistic model for four-phase oil-water-gas-sand stratified flow in a horizontal pipe..

A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria. (2020)
Journal Article
VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2020. A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria. Decision making: applications in management and engineering [online], 3(2), pages 97-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31181/dmame2003097v

Classical decision and value of information theories have been applied in the oil and gas industry from the 1960s with partial success. In this research, we identify that the classical theory of value of information has weaknesses related with optima... Read More about A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria..

A fuzzy cooperative localisation framework for underwater robotic swarms. (2020)
Journal Article
SABRA, A. and FUNG, W.-K. 2020. A fuzzy cooperative localisation framework for underwater robotic swarms. Sensors [online], 20(19), article ID 5496. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s20195496

This article proposes a holistic localisation framework for underwater robotic swarms to dynamically fuse multiple position estimates of an autonomous underwater vehicle while using fuzzy decision support system. A number of underwater localisation m... Read More about A fuzzy cooperative localisation framework for underwater robotic swarms..

Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. (2020)
Journal Article
CRAIG, M. and ASIM, T. 2020. Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. Energies [online], 13(19), article ID 4999. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13194999

In this study, advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)-based numerical simulations have been performed in order to analyse fire propagation in a standard railway compartment. A Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) has been employed to mimic real world s... Read More about Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage..

Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., KARNIK, S. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies conference 2020, co-located with the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2020 conference, 21-25 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Proceedings of the SPIE, 11542. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 115420Q. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2574356

Trace detection and identification of hazardous volatile explosives has been a key challenge to the scientific community past many decades. Commercially available various analytical and spectroscopic techniques suffer from low sensitivity, swabbing o... Read More about Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection..