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An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline. (2022)
Journal Article
UMUTEME, O.M., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and KARNIK, A. 2022. An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 107, article 104800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2022.104800

Gas hydrates in pipelines is still a flow assurance problem in the oil and gas industry, and requires a proactive hydrate plugging risk predicting model. As an active area of research, this work has developed a 3D 10m length by 0.0204m diameter horiz... Read More about An improved computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting hydrate deposition rate and wall shear stress in offshore gas-dominated pipeline..

Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
ASIEGBU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, G.M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2022. Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. [Dataset]. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part E: journal of process mechanical engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/suppl/10.1177/09544089221115520

This output contains supplementary material of tables and figures to accompany the main article of 'Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance' by Nkemjika Mirian Asiegbu, Mamdud Ho... Read More about Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. [Dataset].

Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. (2022)
Journal Article
ASIEGBU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, G.M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2022. Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part E: journal of process mechanical engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09544089221115520

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of internal two-phase flow induced transient forces at 90° elbows have been carried out to evaluate the effect of pipe diameter on the characteristics of multiphase flow induced vibration. Simulations of two-pha... Read More about Investigation of the effects of pipe diameter of internal multiphase flow on pipe elbow vibration and resonance..

A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology. (2022)
Journal Article
ASIM, T., ISLAM, S.Z., HEMMATI, A. and KHALID, M.S.U. 2022. A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology. Energies [online], 15(2), article 579. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15020579

Offshore wind turbines are becoming increasingly popular due to their higher wind energy harnessing capabilities and lower visual pollution. Researchers around the globe have been reporting significant scientific advancements in offshore wind turbine... Read More about A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multi-phase flow transition in presence of solid particles. (2021)
Thesis
ALAITA, D.A. 2021. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multi-phase flow transition in presence of solid particles. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603672

Multi-phase flow is the type of flow common in the oil and gas industry, as oil reservoirs contain mixtures of oil, gas and water with sand particles from sandstone reservoirs. Accurate design of oil and gas production equipment greatly depends on de... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of multi-phase flow transition in presence of solid particles..

Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines. (2021)
Journal Article
ASIM, T. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2021. Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines. Energies [online], 14(21), article 7060. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217060

Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) are omni-directional turbomachines commonly used in rural areas for small-to-medium-scale power generation. The complex flow observed in the wake region of VAWTs is affected by a number of factors, such as rotor bl... Read More about Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of fluid flow inside fractured reservoirs. (2021)
Thesis
AL-MASHHADANIE, H.A.J. 2021. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of fluid flow inside fractured reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603660

Fractured media exist in most layers of the earth's crust, often dominating bulk properties of subsurface geological formations. Therefore, fractured media are involved in many key engineering sectors that impact humans living on Earth. Fractured for... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling of fluid flow inside fractured reservoirs..

CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation. (2021)
Journal Article
DURKACZ, J., ISLAM, S., CHAN, R., FONG, E., GILLIES, H., KARNIK, A. and MULLAN, T. 2021. CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation. Energy reports [online], 7(Supplement 3): 6th International conference on advances on clean energy research 2021 (ICACER 2021), 15-17 April 2021, [virtual conference], pages 119-126. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2021.06.019

This study aims to improve the applicability of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) by investigating their feasibility in a novel planetary cluster configuration by observing its effect on efficiency and overall power density. Computational Fluid Dyn... Read More about CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation..

Computational fluid dynamics modelling to design and optimise power kites for renewable power generation. (2020)
Journal Article
PEGG, C., SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z., ASTHANA, A. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Computational fluid dynamics modelling to design and optimise power kites for renewable power generation. International journal of design engineering [online], 9(2): energy and sustainable futures, pages 81-100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJDE.2020.113057

Power kites provide the potential rewards of obtaining the disused energy supply from high altitude wind. This paper aims to provide a design of power kite and optimise the potential for renewable power generation. The power kite was modelled using c... Read More about Computational fluid dynamics modelling to design and optimise power kites for renewable power generation..

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..