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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. (2022)
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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)
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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..

Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines. (2021)
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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..

CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation. (2021)
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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)
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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..

Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y. ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 80, article ID 103401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103401

The effect of fracture roughness is investigated on proppant transport in hydraulic fractures using Joint Roughness Coefficient and a three-dimensional multiphase modelling approach. The equations governing the proppant transport physics in the fract... Read More about Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences [online], 131, article ID 104356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104356

Numerically modelling the fluid flow with proppant transport and fracture propagation together are one of the significant technical challenges in hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. The existing models either model the prop... Read More about Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach..

Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 297-337. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.08421

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects the fracture conductivity and well performance. The proppant transport in thin fracturing fluid used during hydraulic fracturing in the unconventional reservoirs is co... Read More about Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z., STEPHEN, K., DONALD, C., THOMPSON, M., DROUBI, M.G. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 245-266. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.06505

This paper compares the fluid flow phenomena occurring within a fractured reservoir for three different fracture models using computational fluid dynamics. The effect of the fracture-matrix interface condition is studied on the pressure and velocity... Read More about Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs..