Recent Submissions

  • Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (United Kingdom Simulation Society https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26, 2016-10-15)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., JAMIAN, J.J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2016. Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. International journal of simulation: systems, science and technology [online], 17(41), pages 26.1-26.5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26.
    This paper describes the impact of the mode selection in Distributed Generation (DG) has in order to reduce the total power losses in the distribution system when coordination between the DG and capacitor is done ...
  • Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Tebowei, Roland; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Hossain, Mamdud; Mitchell, E. (ICCFD9 http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/proceedings.php, 2016-07-11)
    DROUBI, M.G., TEBOWEI, R., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and MITCHELL, E. 2016. Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on computational fluid dynamics (ICCFD9) [online], 11-15 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. Available from: http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/assets/pdf/papers/ICCFD9-2016-128.pdf.
    The prediction of erosion damage due to sand presence during hydrocarbon production is a major threat to the integrity of the production facilities. Sand production from oil and gas reservoirs can cause a significant damage ...
  • Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. 

    Waddell, Stuart; Fernandez, Carlos; Inverarity, Catherine C.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001, 2016-12-21)
    WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001.
    Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is ...
  • A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. 

    Banthia, Vikram; Maddahi, Yaser; Zareinia, Kourosh; Liao, Stephen; Olson, Tim; Fung, Wai-Keung; Balakrishnan, Subramaniam; Sepehri, Nariman (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021, 2017-02-08)
    BANTHIA, V., MADDAHI, Y., ZAREINIA, K., LIAO, S., OLSON, T., FUNG, W-K., BALAKRISHNAN, S. and SEPEHRI, N. 2017. A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. Transactions of the institute of measurement and control [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021
    This paper reports technical design of a novel experimental test facility, using haptic-enabled teleoperation of robotic manipulators, for live transmission line maintenance. The goal is to study and develop appropriate ...
  • Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. 

    Yusupov, Azat; Liu, Yang (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899, 2016-09-07)
    YUSUPOV, A. and LIU, Y. 2016. Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. In Proceedings of the 22nd International conference on automation and computing (ICAC 2016): Tackling the new challenges in automation and computing, 7 - 8 September 2016, Colchester, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 84-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899.
    This paper introduces a current research project carried out in the Robert Gordon University for developing the prototype of the vibro-impact capsule robot for pipeline inspection. The project aims to address the technical ...
  • Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Hazari, Animesh; Maiya, Arun G.; Shivashankara, K. N.; Agouris, Ioannis; Monteiro, Ashma; Jadhav, Radhika; Kumar, Sampath; Kumar, C. G. Shashi; Mayya, Shreemathi S. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9, 2016-10-19)
    HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A.G., SHIVASHANKARA, K.N., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A., JADHAV, R., KUMAR, S., KUMAR, C.G.S. and MAYYA, S.S. 2016. Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SpringerPlus [online], 15, article number 1819. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9.
    Background: Diabetes mellitus patients are at increased risk of developing diabetic foot with peripheral neuropathy, vascular and musculoskeletal complications. Therefore they are prone to develop frequent and often foot ...
  • Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. 

    Sanaee, Reza; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Hossain, Mamdud; Oyeneyin, Babs (ARMA (CONFERENCE ORGANISERS), 2013-06-23)
    SANAEE, R., OLUYEMI, G.F., HOSSAIN, M. and OYENEYIN, M.B. 2013. Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. In the Proceedings of the 47th U.S. rock mechanics/geomechanics ARMA symposium, 23 - 26 June 2013, San Francisco, US. Alexandira, VA: ARMA, document ID 13-442.
    In this paper the effects of overburden stress on fracture-matrix flow partitioning were numerically analyzed using two different numerical approaches; the analysis was validated using a fractured Clashach core flood ...
  • Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. 

    Labed, Ismail (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2016-10)
    LABED, I. 2016. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In the last decade, shale reservoirs emerged as one of the fast growing hydrocarbon resources in the world unlocking vast reserves and reshaping the landscape of the oil and gas global market. Gas-condensate reservoirs ...
  • An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. 

    Mok, Soon H. (Robert Gordon University School of Mechanical and Offshore Engineering, 1994-07)
    MOK, S.H. 1994. An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Mud pumps used on offshore installations for drilling operations have been known to experience unpredictable breakdowns, including during critical stages of drilling. The fluid end has been identified as requiring more ...
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. 

    Tebowei, Roland (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2016-09-01)
    TEBOWEI, R. 2016. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The production and transportation of hydrocarbon fluids in multiphase pipelines could be severely hindered by particulate solids deposit such as produced sand particles which accompany hydrocarbon production. Knowledge of ...
  • Direct synthesis gas conversion to alcohols and hydrocarbons using a catalytic membrane reactor. 

    Umoh, Reuben Mfon (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2009-06-01)
    UMOH, R.M. 2009. Direct synthesis gas conversion to alcohols and hydrocarbons using a catalytic membrane reactor. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In this work, inorganic membranes with highly dispersed metallic catalysts on macroporous titania-washcoated alumina supports were produced, characterized and tested in a catalytic membrane reactor. The reactor, operated ...
  • Increasing the temperature stability of environmentally friendly drilling and completion fluids based on organic brine. 

    Kaminski, Lauren (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2013-10-30)
    KAMINSKI, L. 2013. Increasing the temperature stability of environmentally friendly drilling and completion fluids based on organic brine. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Formates provide an already superior system, designed to complement synthetic polymers and extend their temperature capabilities as drilling fluids. However, as HPHT drilling continues to move into more harsh environments ...
  • Preparation, characterization and testing of inorganic ceramic membranes. 

    Ogbuke, Ikechukwu (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2013-10-01)
    OGBUKE, I. 2013. Preparation, characterization and testing of inorganic ceramic membranes. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    A novel approach to enhance the concentration of Carbon dioxide to economic scale using low efficient Inorganic Ceramic membranes has been proposed. This was achieved by the addition of second and third stage permeation ...
  • Design and real-time process optimisation of steam assisted gravity drainage for improved heavy oil recovery. 

    Bali, Amol Bhagwan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2013-07)
    BALI, A.B. 2013. Design and real-time process optimisation of steam assisted gravity drainage for improved heavy oil recovery. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    “Introduction to the Canadian Oil Sands”, “Canada’s Oil Sand Industry: An Overview”, “Heavy Oil Technologies”, and so many other topics about heavy oil have become the hotcakes in the oil industry. A number of new projects ...
  • Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696, 2017-01-12)
    DROUBI, M.G., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBLE, C., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. Journal of adhesion [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696.
    Failure behaviour of two types of adhesively bonded joints (composite-to-metal, metal-to-metal) has been studied under failure modes (Mode I: double cantilever beam (DCB) and Mode II: three-point end notch flexures (3-ENF)) ...
  • Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. 

    Huo, Dehong; Lin, Chao; Choong, Zi Jie; Pancholi, Ketan; Degenaar, Patrick (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7, 2015-05-21)
    HUO, D., LIN, C., CHOONG, Z.J., PANCHOLI, K. and DEGENAAR, P. 2015. Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. International journal of advanced manufacturing technology [online], 81(5), pages 1319-1331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7
    This paper presents an experimental investigation on surface and subsurface characterisation of micro-machined single-crystal silicon with (100) orientation. Full immersion slot milling was conducted using solid cubic boron ...
  • Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. 

    Malik, Ritu; Pancholi, Ketan; Melzer, Andreas (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1849543516670806, 2016-10-03)
    MALIK, R., PANCHOLI, K. and MELZER, A. 2016. Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. Nanobiomedicine [online], 3, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1849543516670806
    Liposome-microbubble conjugates are considered as better targeted drug delivery vehicles compared to microbubbles alone. The microbubble in the integrated drug delivery system delivers the drug intracellularly on the target, ...
  • Numerical simulation of 2D turbulent natural convection of humid air in a cavity filled with solid objects. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz; Penlington, Roger (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2013.03.157, 2013-05-07)
    IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2013. Numerical simulation of 2D turbulent natural convection of humid air in a cavity filled with solid objects. Procedia engineering [online], 56, pages 538-543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2013.03.157
    Natural convection flow in enclosures containing solid objects is important in the design of a wide range of industrial and engineering applications. Numerical calculations were performed for low turbulence double-diffusion ...
  • Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293, 2013-12-20)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. 2014. Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. Petroleum science and technology [online], 32(3), pages 253-260. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293
    The current oil industry approach to geomechanical evaluation of reservoir formations invaded by chemical inhibitors does not in any way take into consideration any potential effects of these chemicals on the reservoir ...
  • Microstructure encryption and decryption techniques in optical variable and invariable devices in printed documents for security and forensic applications. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jayan, K. G.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179635, 2015-05-05)
    AMBADIYIL, S., JAYAN, K.G., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2015. Microstructure encryption and decryption techniques in optical variable and invariable devices in printed documents for security and forensic applications. In Baldini, F., Homala, J. and Lieberman, R.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the SPIE optical sensors 2015 conference, 9506, 13-16 April 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179635
    Today, document counterfeiting is a global menace because of the advanced technologies available at ever decreasing prices. Instead of eschew the paper documents; applying efficient cost effective security methodologies ...

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