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A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media. (2021)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2021. A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 343, article 117685. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.117685

The retention of associative polymer molecules poses a significant challenge for its transport in porous media, and this arises due to the hydrophobic interactions that exists between the retained molecules. The known experimental approach in literat... Read More about A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media..

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..

Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. (2021)
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SALUBI, V., MAHON, R., OLUYEMI, G. and OYENEYIN, B. 2022. Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 208(part A), article 109281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109281

Effective cuttings transport and accurate drilling hydraulics prediction remain issues of concern during drilling operations of horizontal, extended reach and multilateral wells. While several studies have adopted a two- or three-layered modelling ap... Read More about Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
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HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 95, article 104150. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review. (2021)
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ANYANWU, U.C. and OLUYEMI, G.F. 2021. Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review. Colloids and interfaces [online], 5(3), article 35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/colloids5030035

Application of scale inhibitors in oil and gas production is aimed at mitigating scale blockage during production. Many experimental, mathematical, and numerical simulation modeling works have been carried out to evaluate behavior, performance, and i... Read More about Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review..

Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. (2021)
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HOSSAIN, M. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions. AIP advances [online], 11(4), article 045111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0042952

In this paper, we investigate the aerosol cloud flow physics during three respiratory actions by humans (such as coughing, talking, and breathing). With given variables (i.e., velocity, duration, particle size and number of particles, and ambient con... Read More about Modeling aerosol cloud aerodynamics during human coughing, talking, and breathing actions..

Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. (2021)
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BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., FAISAL, N., OYENEYIN, B., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article ID 108645. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108645

Relative permeability is affected by several flow parameters, mainly the operating temperature and fluid viscosity. Fluid viscosities change with temperature, which correspondingly affects the relative permeability. Temperature is believed to have a... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability..

The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. (2021)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T., ZHANG, Y. and MISHRA, R. 2021. The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. Energy [online], 221, article ID 119844. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.119844

Air caps are an effective way of ensuring uniformity of air flow in Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boilers. Published literature on the design and configuration of these air caps is severely limited. In this study, extensive theoretical as well as e... Read More about The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers..