Recent Submissions

  • Evaluation of the interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. 

    Wuyep, Elizabeth O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Yates, Kyari; Akisanya, Alfred R.
    WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. [2019]. Evaluation of the interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. Natural resources research [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-019-09523-3
    Sand failure and production occurs when the formation stress exceeds the strength of the formation which is derived majorly from the natural material that cements the sand grain and cohesive forces. This study investigates ...
  • Mitigation of preferential concentration of small inertial particles in stationary isotropic turbulence using electrical and gravitational body forces. 

    Karnik, Aditya; Shrimpton, John S. (AIP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4732540, 2012-07-16)
    KARNIK, A.U. and SHRIMPTON, J.S. 2012. Mitigation of preferential concentration of small inertial particles in stationary isotropic turbulence using electrical and gravitational body forces. Physics of fluids [online], 24(7), article ID 073301. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4732540
    Particles with a certain range of Stokes numbers preferentially concentrate due to action of turbulent motion and body forces such as gravity are known to influence this process. The effect of electric charge, residing on ...
  • Numerical investigation of the effect of bed height and coefficient of restitution on the minimum fluidization velocity of a cylindrical fluidized bed. 

    Karnik, Aditya; Rangarajan, A.; Tandon, Mohit P. (2013-05-31)
    KARNIK, A., RANGARAJAN, A. and TANDON, A. 2013. Numerical investigation of the effect of bed height and coefficient of restitution on the minimum fluidization velocity of a cylindrical fluidized bed. Presented at the 8th International conference on multiphase flow (ICMF 2013), 26-31 May 2013, Jeju, Korea.
    Numerical simulation for 4 different ratios of initial bed heights (H) to base diameter (D), were performed; viz. 0.5, 1, 2 and 3. Glass beads of density 2600kg/m3 and with an average diameter of 550μm were used for all ...
  • Simulation of rectangular fluidised bed with Geldart D particles. 

    Tandon, Mohit P.; Karnik, Aditya (SINTEF https://www.sintef.no/projectweb/cfd2014/old-proceedings/, 2014-06-19)
    TANDON, M.P. and KARNIK, A.U. 2014. Simulation of rectangular fluidised bed with Geldart D particles. In Proceedings of the 10th International computational fluid dynamics in the oil and gas, metallurgical and process industries conference (CFD 2014), 17-19 June 2014, Trondheim, Norway. Trondheim: SINFEF [online], pages 509-516. Available from: https://www.sintef.no/globalassets/project/cdf2014/docs/official_proceedings_cfd2014-redusert-filstr.pdf
    In this study, simulations are carried out using the Euler-Euler granular model in STAR-CCM+ for a gas-solid flow in a rectangular bubbling fluidized bed. The problem studied was announced as Small Scale Challenge Problem ...
  • Potential of floating solar technology in Malaysia. 

    Jamalludin, Mohd Alif Saifuddin; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramlee, Fadzliana; Munir, Abu Bakar; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Ayub, Ahmad Syahir; Sellami, Nazmi (Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science 10.11591/ijpeds.v10.i3.1638-1644, 2019-07-01)
    JAMALLUDIN, M.A.S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMLEE, F., MUNIR, A.B., BANI, N.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., AYUB, A.S. and SELLAMI, N. 2019. Potential of floating solar technology in Malaysia. International journal of power electronics and drive system [online], 10(3), pages 1638-1644. Available from: http://ijpeds.iaescore.com/index.php/IJPEDS/article/view/19858/12888
    Solar energy is a natural source of energy and is tremendously abundant. The concept of floating solar is to fulfil and to support the existing energy supply in order to enhance the human life. The floating solar exploits ...
  • Improved design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. 

    Darameičikas, Mantas; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo (Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science https://doi.org/10.11591/ijpeds.v10.i3.1476-1482 http://ijpeds.iaescore.com/index.php/IJPEDS/article/view/19860/12873, 2019-07-01)
    DARAMEIČIKAS, M., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MUS'UD, A.A. and ARDILA-REY, J.A. 2019. Improved design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. International journal of power electronics and drive systems [online], 10(3), pages 1476-1782. Available from: http://ijpeds.iaescore.com/index.php/IJPEDS/article/view/19860/12873
    With growing demand in renewable energy, solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is becoming more popular. A number of research has been carried out to increase the efficiency of the PV system. One of them is improving the ...
  • Experimental investigation on micro milling of polyester/halloysite nano-clay nanocomposites. 

    Fu, Guoyu; Huo, Dehong; Shyha, Islam; Pancholi, Ketan; Saharudin, Mohd Shahneel (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9070917, 2019-06-26)
    FU, G., HUO, D., SHYHA, I., PANCHOLI, K. and SAHARUDIN, M.S. 2019. Experimental investigation on micro milling of polyester/halloysite nano-clay nanocomposites. Nanomaterials [online], 9(7), article number 917. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9070917
    Efficient machining of the polyester nanocomposite components requires a better understanding of machinability characteristics of such material, which has become an urgent requirement for modern industrial production. In ...
  • Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. 

    Gupta, Ranjeetkumar; Pancholi, Ketan; De Sa, Rulston; Murray, Duncan; Huo, Dehong; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; White, Maggie; Njuguna, James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03622-5, 2019-07-02)
    GUPTA, R., PANCHOLI, K., DE SA, R., MURRAY, D., HUO, D., DROUBI, G., WHITE, M., NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. JOM [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03622-5
    This work reports the development and testing of a magnetic polymer (Polyamide 6, PA6) nanocomposite capable of melting when exposed to an external magnetic field. Addition of high concentrations of iron oxide nanoparticles ...
  • Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Akhter, Shafia; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Hoque, Kazi Enamul; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Abu-Bakar, Siti Sarah; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (Penerbit Akademia Baru http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV15_N1_P85_103.pdf, 2019-06-04)
    KARIM, M.E., AKHTER, S., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., HOQUE, K.E., YASIN, S.H.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.S., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., WIRBA, A.V. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2019. Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. Journal of advanced research in social and behavioural science [online], 15(1), pages 85-103. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV15_N1_P85_103.pdf
    Modern day policy making demands to include citizens in the decision making process and this is crucial before the introduction of any emerging technology such as nanotechnology, the science and art of manipulating things ...
  • Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. 

    Asim, Taimoor; Ubbi, Kuldip; Mishra, Rakesh; Nsom, B. (2019-08-30)
    ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.
    Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel ...
  • Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. 

    Sahare, S.; Asim, Taimoor; Kubiak, K.; Mishra, Rakesh; Nsom, B. (2019-08-30)
    SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. [2019]. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. To be presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.
    Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, ...
  • Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. 

    Zala, Karina; Asim, Taimoor; Baker, Paul; Ubbi, Kuldip; Mishra, Rakesh (2019-05-15)
    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. ...
  • Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. 

    Asim, Taimoor; Mishra, Rakesh; Ubbi, Kuldip (2019-05-15)
    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 ...
  • Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. 

    Wuyep, Elizabeth O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Yates, Kyari; Akisanya, Alfred R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01665-4_43, 2018-12-31)
    WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A. 2019. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static conditions. In: Kallel A., Erguler, Z.A., Cui, Z.-D., Karrech, A., Karakus, M., Kulatilake, P. and Shukla, S.K. (eds.) Recent advances in geo-environmental engineering, geomechanics and geotechnics, and geohazards: proceedings of the 1st Springer conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-1), 12-15 November 2018, Hammamet, Tunisia. Advances in science, technology and innovation: IEREK interdisciplinary series for sustainable development. Cham: Springer [online], pages 183-185. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01665-4_43
    The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical strength were examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis-SEM/EDX, ...
  • Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. 

    Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Fosbrooke, C.; McConnachie, Jenny; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6, 2019-06-06)
    DROUBI, M.G., FOSBROOKE, C., MCCONNACHIE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2019. Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. SN applied sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6
    Wind turbine is a source of non-polluting renewable energy. Whether a wind turbine is viable depends entirely on the structural integrity of turbine blade. To assess the structural integrity of wind turbine blades it is ...
  • Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. 

    Afolabi, Richard O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Officer, Simon J.; Ugwu, Johnson Obunwa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016, 2019-06-06)
    AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016
    Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically ...
  • Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. 

    Adegboye, Mutiu Adesina; Fung, Wai-Keung; Karnik, Aditya (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548, 2019-06-04)
    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 ...
  • Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. 

    Alamoudi, Abdullah; Saaduddin, Syed Muhammad; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Karim, Ridoan; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Sellami, Nazmi (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056, 2019-05-30)
    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 ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2012-07-04)
    SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2012. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK.
    The purpose of the 2012 International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NanoStruc 2012) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...
  • Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain. 

    Njuguna, James; Starost, Kristof; Verdejo, Raquel (https://web.archive.org/web/20180123113351/http://www.nanostruc.info/past-nanostruc--conferences.html, 2014-05-21)
    NJUGUNA, J., STAROST, K. and VERDEJO, R. (eds.) 2014. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2014), 20-21 May 2014, Madrid, Spain.
    The purpose of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC 2014) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation ...

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