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  • Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using Signal Detection Principle (SDP). 

    Ani, Maureen; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei; Rezaei-Gomari, Sina (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024, 2018-11-15)
    ANI, M., OLUYEMI, G., PETROVSKI, A. and REZAEI-GOMARI, S. 2019. Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 174, pages 833-843. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024
    The selection of an optimal model from a set of multiple realizations for dynamic reservoir modelling and production forecasts has been a persistent issue for reservoir modelers and decision makers. Current evidence has ...
  • Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Officer, Simon J.; Adams, Morgan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974, 2018-10-08)
    JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974
    Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ...
  • Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jayarajan, Reema; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346, 2018-10-08)
    AMBADIYIL, S., JAYARAIAN, R., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 108020H. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346
    Reliable personal authentication is a critical and vital obligation to the security in all the real-world applications. Nevertheless, biometric features are effectively used for the personal authentication, in some cases ...
  • Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. 

    Pancholi, Ketan; Robertson, Peter K. J.; Okpozo, Paul; Beattie, Neil S.; Huo, Dehong (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/aaec3d, 2018-12-11)
    PANCHOLI, K., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., OKPOZO, P., BEATTIE, N.S. and HUO, D. 2019. Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. Journal of physics: energy [online], 1(1), article ID 015007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/aaec3d
    This paper reports for the first time the observation of stimulated emissions from the gas–liquid interface between two adjacent bubbles in highly ordered foams containing Rhodamine 6 G and surfactant. Stimulated emissions ...
  • Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. 

    Kansongue, Nanimpo; Njuguna, James; Vertigans, Stephen (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054, 2018-11-05)
    KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054
    This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and ...
  • Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470, 2018-11-30)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. International journal of integrated engineering [online], 10(7), pages 10-22. Available from: http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470
    They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies ...
  • Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M.
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. [2018]. Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. Journal of cloud computing [online] (accepted).
    One of the challenges of deploying multitenant cloud-hosted services that are designed to use (or be integrated with) several components is how to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when there ...
  • Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yusoff, Zulfadzli (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197, 2018-11-15)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., KARIM, M.E. and YUSOFF, Z. 2018. Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 7th international conference on photonoics (ICP) 2018, 9-11 April 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8533197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197
    This paper simulates the annual energy yield of a concentrator called the rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC). One specific design of the RADTIRC is assumed to be ...
  • Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. 

    Arigbe, Ovoke D.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Arana, Ines; Droubi, M. Ghazi (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5, 2018-11-24)
    ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. 2018. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5
    A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real ...
  • Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. 

    Ahmed, Rehan; Vourlias, G.; Algoburi, A.; Vogiatzis, C.; Chaliampalias, D.; Skolianos, S.; Berger, Lutz-Michael; Paul, Shiladitya; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Toma, Filofteia-Laura; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, Mattheus F. A. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2, 2018-10-30)
    AHMED.R., VOURLIAS, G., ALGOBURI, A., VOGIATZIS, C., CHALIAMPALIAS, D., SKOLIANOS, S., BERGER, L.-M., PAUL, S., FAISAL, N.H., TOMA, F.-L., AL-ANAZI, N.M and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2018. Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. Journal of thermal spray technology [online], 27(8), pages 1579-1593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2
    Corrosion properties of nanostructured coatings deposited by suspension high-velocity oxy-fuel (S-HVOF) via an aqueous suspension of milled WC-Co powder were compared with conventional HVOF-sprayed coatings. Microstructural ...
  • A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416, 2018-11-08)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416
    The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to ...
  • The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004, 2018-11-10)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004
    The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 ...
  • Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. 

    Yan, Yao; Liu, Yang; Jiang, Haibo; Peng, Zhike; Crawford, Alasdair; Williamson, James; Kerins, Gearoid; Yusupov, Azat; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Thomson, Jamie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200, 2018-05-03)
    YAN, Y., LIU, Y., JIANG, H., PENG, Z., CRAWFORD, A., WILLIAMSON, J., THOMSON, J., KERINS, G., YUSUPOV, A. and ISLAM, S. 2018. Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part C: journal of mechanical engineering science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200
    This paper studies the prototype development of the vibro-impact capsule system aiming for autonomous mobile sensing for pipeline inspection. Self-propelled progression of the system is obtained by employing a vibro-impact ...
  • Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. 

    Cowie, Jean; Holland, Paula; Pirie, Iain; Milligan, Christine (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440, 2018-09-18)
    COWIE, J., HOLLAND, P., PIRIE, I. and MILLIGAN, C. 2018. Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. Journal of health visiting [online], 6(9), pages 440-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440
    The aim of this study was to determine trends over time and geographical differences in prescribing for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants aged 0–1 year in Scotland. ...
  • Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. 

    Karim, Ridoan; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Sifat, Imtiaz Mohammad; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847, 2018-10-21)
    KARIM, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., SIFAT, I.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2018. Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. Energies [online], 11(10), article ID 2847. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847
    The adequacy of legal and regulatory framework relating to nuclear energy in Bangladesh has sparked many questions since the government took the formal decision to establish a nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur. Consequently, ...
  • Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mann, Lewis; Duncan, Conor; Dunbar, Euan; Clayton, Michael; Frost, Mark; McConnachie, Jenny; Fardan, A.; Ahmed, Rehan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053, 2018-10-22)
    FAISAL, N.H., MANN, L., DUNCAN, C., DUNBAR, E., CLAYTON, M., FROST, M., MCCONNACHIE, J., FARDAN, A. and AHMED, R. 2019. Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. Surface and coatings technology [online], 357, pages 497-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053
    In firsts of its investigation, a diametral compression destructive testing method (also known as Brazilian test) was performed on thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens to compare relative surface ...
  • Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (Organisers), 2018-05-23)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. Mechanical, thermal, and flammability behaviour of low density polyethylene - oil based mud fillers nanocomposites. Presented at the 4th International structural nano composites conference 2018 (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
    Novel low density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMF) nanocomposites were manufactured by a melt compounding process. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy was used to characterise the structure of ...
  • Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2016-09-12)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. Presented at the 3rd International structural nano composites conference 2016 (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The increase in thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties of Polyamide 6 (PA6)/montmorillonite (MMT) nanocomposites open a new research window in respect to successful technical application of PA6/MMT ...
  • Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. 

    Alaita, David; Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24, 2018-08-29)
    ALAITA, D., HOSSAIN, M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2: proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 300-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24
    Investigations of gas-liquid-solid flows in large diameter vertical pipes are scarce and detailed three phase flow study is still required to understand the flow interactions. Further investigation using high fidelity ...
  • Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. 

    Chinenye-Kanu, Nkemjika Mirian; Hossain, Mamdud; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11, 2018-08-29)
    CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, M.G. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2, 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 124-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11
    The local interactions and fluctuations of multiphase flow properties present in upward slug/churn flow patterns through a 900 pipe bend has been investigated. Numerical modelling technique using the Volume of Fluid method ...

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