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A design technique for geometric optimisation of resonant coil sizes in low to mid frequency inductive power transmission systems. (2021)
Thesis
HEIDARIAN, M. 2021. A design technique for geometric optimisation of resonant coil sizes in low to mid frequency inductive power transmission systems. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1677972

Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a well-established method of energising electrically-powered devices. Among the different available WPT techniques, Resonant Inductive Power Transfer (RIPT) has been adapted for use in a wide range of applications. Th... Read More about A design technique for geometric optimisation of resonant coil sizes in low to mid frequency inductive power transmission systems..

An integrated multi-objective optimization and multi-criteria decision-making model for optimal planning of workplace charging stations. (2021)
Journal Article
ERDOGAN, N., PAMUCAR, D., KUCUKSARI, S. and DEVECI, M. 2021. An integrated multi-objective optimization and multi-criteria decision-making model for optimal planning of workplace charging stations. Applied energy [online], 304, article 117866. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117866

This study addresses the optimal planning of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at workplaces. As the optimal planning for a given workplace can involve various criteria that comprise conflicting single objectives, this study proposes a new int... Read More about An integrated multi-objective optimization and multi-criteria decision-making model for optimal planning of workplace charging stations..

Pulse train generation in a distributed gain fibre amplifier. (2021)
Journal Article
ATUBA, S. 2021. Pulse train generation in a distributed gain fibre amplifier. Results in optics [online], 5, pages 100136. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rio.2021.100136

This work shows the generation of an array of chirped compressed periodic waves with distributed gain in a nonlinear fibre. In particular, with suitable tailoring of the gain to vary along the longitudinal distance while the dispersion and nonlineari... Read More about Pulse train generation in a distributed gain fibre amplifier..

Anti-corrosion behavior of olmesartan for soft-cast steel in 1 mol dm−3 HCL. (2021)
Journal Article
PRAVEEN, B.M., ALHADHRAMI, A., PRASANNA, B.M., HEBBAR, N. and PRABHU, R. 2021. Anti-corrosion behavior of olmesartan for soft-cast steel in 1 mol dm−3 HCl. Coatings [online], 11(8), article 965. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings11080965

This study discusses the effects of temperature on corrosion inhibition for soft-cast steel by the pharmaceutically active drug olmesartan in 1 mol dm−3 HCl. The sufficient number of electron-rich elements and non-bonding π electrons in its structure... Read More about Anti-corrosion behavior of olmesartan for soft-cast steel in 1 mol dm−3 HCL..

EV specific time-of-use rates analysis for workplace charging. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
KUCUKSARI, S. and ERDOGAN, N. 2021. EV specific time-of-use rates analysis for workplace charging. In Proceedings of 2021 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Transportation electrification conference (ITEC 2021), 21-25 June 2021, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 783-788. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/itec51675.2021.9490039

EV specific time-of-use rate plans have been recently introduced by several utilities to overcome the demand charge issue that is the main barrier impeding EV growth in the commercial and industrial sector. This study analyses two EV specific TOU rat... Read More about EV specific time-of-use rates analysis for workplace charging..

Designing laboratory experiments for electricity grid integration of renewable energy using microgrid, test-rig emulators and real time simulation tools. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
MURRAY, D.B., ERDOGAN, N., ZEHIR, A. and HAYES, B.P. 2021. Designing laboratory experiments for electricity grid integration of renewable energy using microgrid, test-rig emulators and real time simulation tools. In Proceedings of the 10th Engineering education for sustainable development conference 2021 (EESD2021): building flourishing communities, 14-16 June 2021, Cork Ireland. Cork: University College Cork, pages 380-387. Hosted on CORA [online]. Available from: https://cora.ucc.ie/handle/10468/11674

This paper describes efforts to integrate advanced approaches in microgrid, test-rig emulators and real time simulation into early postgraduate and undergraduate engineering education. It describes two experiments designed for groups of early stage r... Read More about Designing laboratory experiments for electricity grid integration of renewable energy using microgrid, test-rig emulators and real time simulation tools..

Type-2 neutrosophic number based multi-attributive border approximation area comparison (MABAC) approach for offshore wind farm site selection in USA. (2021)
Journal Article
DEVECI, M., ERDOGAN, N., CALI, U., STEKLI, J. and ZHONG, S. 2021. Type-2 neutrosophic number based multi-attributive border approximation area comparison (MABAC) approach for offshore wind farm site selection in USA. Engineering applications of artificial intelligence [online], 103, article 104311. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2021.104311

The technical, logistical, and ecological challenges associated with offshore wind development necessitate an extensive site selection analysis. Technical parameters such as wind resource, logistical concerns such as distance to shore, and ecological... Read More about Type-2 neutrosophic number based multi-attributive border approximation area comparison (MABAC) approach for offshore wind farm site selection in USA..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Incorporating Intelligence in Fish Feeding System for Dispensing Feed Based on Fish Feeding Intensity (2020)
Journal Article
ADEGBOYE, M.A., AIBINU, A.M., KOLO, J.G., ALIYU, I., FOLORUNSO, T.A. and LEE, S.-H. 2020. Incorporating intelligence in fish feeding system for dispensing feed based on fish feeding intensity. IEEE access [online], 8, pages 91948-91960. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2994442

The amount of feed dispense to match fish appetite plays a significant role in increasing fish cultivation. However, measuring the quantity of fish feed intake remains a critical challenge. To addressed this problem, this paper proposed an intelligen... Read More about Incorporating Intelligence in Fish Feeding System for Dispensing Feed Based on Fish Feeding Intensity.

Interval type-2 fuzzy sets based multi-criteria decision-making model for offshore wind farm development in Ireland. (2020)
Journal Article
DEVECI, M, CALI, U., KUCUKSARI, S. and ERDOGAN, N. 2020. Interval type-2 fuzzy sets based multi-criteria decision-making model for offshore wind farm development in Ireland. Energy [online], 198, article 117317. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117317

Offshore wind energy takes up an important place in Ireland’s renewable generation portfolio thanks to its abundant offshore wind resource. Optimal offshore site selection and developing site-specific energy policy instruments are of key importance t... Read More about Interval type-2 fuzzy sets based multi-criteria decision-making model for offshore wind farm development in Ireland..

Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S wireless power transfer conference (WPTC 2019), co-located with the 2019 IEEE PELS workshop on emerging technologies: wireless power (WoW 2019) as part of Wireless power week 2019, 18-21 June 2019, London, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 158-161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPTC45513.2019.9055553

Maximising power transfer efficiency (PTE) in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems requires strong coupling between transmitter and receiver coils. In applications where system constraints yield a weak inductive link (e.g. significant dist... Read More about Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2018), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014

This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The outcome of the proposed model... Read More about Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter..

Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
BHAVSAR, K., HURSTON, E., PRABHU, R. and JOSEPH, G.P. 2017. Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. In Proceedings of OCEANS 2017, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 8084982, pages 2441-2444. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982

Heavy metal ion pollution emerges as a potential threat to humankind and the ecosystem due to their increased spreading into the environment. Detection of highly toxic heavy metal ions requires rapid, simple, sensitive and selective detection methods... Read More about Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments..

Attitude control of VTOL-UAVs. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M. and MEMON, A.Y. 2012. Attitude control of VTOL-UAVs. In Proceedings of the 2012 UKACC international conference on control (CONTROL 2012), 3-5 September 2012, Cardiff, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 363-368. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CONTROL.2012.6334657

This paper presents a novel control approach to obtain asymptotic attitude stability of a quadrotor as a representative of Planar Vertical Take Off and Landing (PVTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The considered quadrotor is a symmetric VTOL-UAV... Read More about Attitude control of VTOL-UAVs..