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Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. (2019)
Journal Article
ADEGBOYE, M.A., FUNG, W.-K. and KARNIK, A. 2019. Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. Sensors [online], 19(11), article ID 2548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548

Pipelines are widely used for the transportation of hydrocarbon fluids over millions of miles all over the world. The structures of the pipelines are designed to withstand several environmental loading conditions to ensure safe and reliable distribut... Read More about Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches..

Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. (2019)
Journal Article
ALAMOUDI, A., SAADUDDIN, S.M., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., YASIN, S.H.M., KARIM, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., PRABHU, R. and SELLAMI, N. 2019. Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. Sustainability [online], 11(11), article ID 3056. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056

Solar energy has demonstrated promising prospects in satisfying energy requirements, specifically through solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. Despite that, the cost of installation is deemed as the main hurdle to the widespread uptake of solar PV sys... Read More about Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal..

Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. (2019)
Journal Article
MOHAMMED, A.I., OYENEYIN, B., ATCHISON, B. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], (accepted).

This paper focus on factors attributing to casing failure, their failure mechanism and the resulting failure mode. The casing is a critical component in a well and the main mechanical structural barrier element that provide conduits and avenue for oi... Read More about Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review..

A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. (2019)
Journal Article
VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2019. A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. Decision making: applications in management and engineering [online], 2(2), pages 1-18. Available from: https:// doi.org/10.31181/dmame1902001v

Value of information is a widely accepted methodology for evaluating the need to acquire new data in the oil and gas industry. In the conventional approach to estimating the value of information, the outcomes of a project assessment relate to the dec... Read More about A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry..

Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and UBBI, K. 2019. Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Regular inspection and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines is crucial for safe and cost effective operation of oil and gas industry. Various techniques are practised globally for this purpose. One such technique is to insert a maintenance device wit... Read More about Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends..

Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ZALA, K., ASIM, T., BAKER, P., UBBI, K. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Centrifugal compressors are commonly used across a wide range of applications such as in the automotive industry for engine turbocharging. A turbocharger has four main components i.e. inducer, impeller, diffuser and volute. Turbocharger volutes are c... Read More about Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute..

The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. (2019)
Journal Article
CHIKERE, C.O., FAISAL, N.H., KONG THOO LIN, P. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2019. The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing. Journal of solid state electrochemistry [online], 23(6), pages 1795-1809. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-019-04267-9

For the first time, the synergistic effect of graphene oxide nanocolloids (nano-GO) and silicon dioxide (silica) nanoparticles (SiO2-nanoparicles) has been used to modify a glassy carbon electrode (GCE) for the determination of gallic acid (GA). The... Read More about The synergistic effect between graphene oxide nanocolloids and silicon dioxide nanoparticles for gallic acid sensing..

Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. (2019)
Journal Article
ADAMSON, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AZIZ, N.F.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., IYI, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., MUNIR, A.B. and YASIN, S.H.M. 2019. Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. Journal of computational and theoretical nanoscience [online], 16(5-6), pages 2249-2258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1166/jctn.2019.7881

In the United Kingdom (UK), homeowners who install grid connected renewable energy sources receive a threefold benefit. They can use the electricity generated by the source, they enjoy reduced household bills and they can also receive Feed-in Tariff... Read More about Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine..

Effect of aluminum oxide nanoparticles on the rheology and stability of a biopolymer for enhanced oil recovery. (2019)
Journal Article
ORODU, K.B., AFOLABI, R.O., OLUWASIJUWOMI, T.D. and ORODU, O.D. 2019. Effect of aluminum oxide nanoparticles on the rheology and stability of a biopolymer for enhanced oil recovery. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 288, article ID 110864. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.04.141

Uncommon and untested biopolymers in field pilot studies, but applied in laboratory studies are combined with Al2O3 nanoparticles to form nanocomposites for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) performance evaluation. Core plug samples of the Niger Delta regi... Read More about Effect of aluminum oxide nanoparticles on the rheology and stability of a biopolymer for enhanced oil recovery..

Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. (2019)
Journal Article
BHAVSAR, K., VISWAMBARAN, V., JOHNY, J., KAILASNATH, M., MELZER, A. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012013. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013

Advances in robotic systems and rapid developments in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have made their use possible in the operating room due to many distinct advantages offered by MIS over conventional surgical procedures. The constant increase of m... Read More about Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications..

Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. (2019)
Journal Article
SILPA SATHEESH, B., KAVITHA, V.S., KRISHNAN, R., CHALANA, S.R., SURESH, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2019. Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001

Radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtered silver incorporated indium oxide thin films were prepared and their structural and morphological properties were studied using micro- Raman spectroscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Field Emission Scanning... Read More about Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films..

Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. (2019)
Journal Article
BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008

Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a well-known, rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors over the last two decades... Read More about Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers..

Computational fluid dynamics study of yield power law drilling fluid flow through smooth-walled fractures. (2019)
Journal Article
AHAMMAD, F., MAHMUD, S. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2019. Computational fluid dynamics study of yield power law drilling fluid flow through smooth-walled fractures. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technology [online], 9(4), pages 2717-2727. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-019-0646-5

Presence of natural fractures in sub-surface makes an oil well drilling operation very challenging. As one of the major functions of drilling mud is to maintain bottomhole pressure inside a wellbore to avoid any invasion of unwanted high-pressure inf... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics study of yield power law drilling fluid flow through smooth-walled fractures..

Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. (2019)
Journal Article
KRISHNAN, R.R., KAVITHA, V.S., CHALANA, S.R., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. JOM: journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 71(5), pages 1885-1896. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03426-7

Highly crystalline tungsten oxide (WO3)-doped indium oxide (In2O3) films are synthesized at room temperature by the RF magnetron sputtering technique. The structural and morphological properties of the as-deposited films and the films annealed at a t... Read More about Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films..

Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. (2019)
Journal Article
JENKINS, P., SIDDIQUE, S., KHAN, S., USMAN, A., STAROST, K., MACPHERSON, A., BARI, P., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. Advanced engineering materials [online], 21(6), article ID 1800614. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201800614

This study investigated the effectiveness of reduced graphene oxide as nanofiller in enhancing epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced composite at varying temperature conditions. The graphene oxide was synthesised using modified Hummer’s method and then chemi... Read More about Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions..

Design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. (2019)
Journal Article
DARAMEIČIKAS, M., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A., MAS’UD, A.A. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2019. Design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1174: proceedings of 2nd International women in science, engineering and technology conference 2018.(WiSET 2018), 17-19 July 2018, Kuala Lumpur, MY, article ID 012006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1174/1/012006

This study looks at buck type switch mode power supplies (SMPS) suitability in residential solar photovoltaic (PV) applications, of which several factors affecting the desired output response are identified. The main objective of the study is to desi... Read More about Design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system..

Utilization of CO2 for syngas production by CH4 partial oxidation using a catalytic membrane reactor. (2019)
Journal Article
SHEHU, H., GOBINA, E. and ORAKWE, I. 2019. Utilization of CO2 for syngas production by CH4 partial oxidation using a catalytic membrane reactor. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 44(20), pages 9896-9905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.02.102

In this research, a synthetic flue gas mixture with added methane was used as the feed gas in the process of dry reforming with partial oxidation of methane using a laboratory scale catalytic membrane reactor to produce hydrogen and carbon monoxide t... Read More about Utilization of CO2 for syngas production by CH4 partial oxidation using a catalytic membrane reactor..

Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. (2019)
Journal Article
KAVITHA, V.S., BOSE, R.J., SREEDHARAN, R.S., SUDARSANAKUMAR, C., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. JOM journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 71(5), pages 1874-1884. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03425-8

Highly ordered ZnO-doped WO3 thin films with good crystalline quality are prepared using radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique, and its morphological and structural properties are studied using various characterization tools such as field em... Read More about Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications..

Improved design of a multi-stage continuous-resistance trim for minimum energy loss in control valves. (2019)
Journal Article
ASIM, T., OLIVEIRA, A., CHARLTON, M. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Improved design of a multi-stage continuous-resistance trim for minimum energy loss in control valves. Energy [online], 174, pages 954-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.03.041

Control valves used in energy systems are often integrated with trims having well-designed flow paths to regulate fluid flow. These trims, known as multi-stage continuous-resistance trims, consist of a staggered arrangement of circular cylinders, ena... Read More about Improved design of a multi-stage continuous-resistance trim for minimum energy loss in control valves..

Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. (2019)
Thesis
GBADAMOSI, T.G. 2019. Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Water pollution through the discharge of contaminated water into the environment has been a major problem, both to humans and aquatic life. These potential consequences mean that water pollution has therefore received major attention. In industry, a... Read More about Development of a novel photocatalytic reactor for the treatment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons..