Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, P. (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051, 2015-05-05)
    BHAVSAR, K., PRABHU, R. and POLLARD, P. 2015. Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. In Baldini, F., Homola, J and Lieberman, R.A. (eds.) Proceedings of SPIE optical sensors 2015 conference, 9506, 13-16 April 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051
    Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors over the ...
  • Renewables: solar energy needs focus. 

    Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini (NPJ http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/529466e, 2016-01-27)
    MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Renewables: solar energy needs focus. Nature [online], 529(7587), page 466. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/529466e
    Solar photovoltaic (PV) has seen a tremendous growth in the last decade, with a global cumulative installation exceeding 177 GW by the end of 2014. Despite this, PV only contributes to approximately 1.1% of the world's ...
  • Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. 

    Bello, K; Oyeneyin, Babs (UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v35i3.9, 2016-07-01)
    BELLO, K. and OYENEYIN, B. 2016. Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. Nigerian journal of technology (NIJOTECH) [online], 35(3), pages 531-536. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v35i3.9
    The production of reservoir fluid through long tiebacks/pipelines has emerged as one of the cost effective alternative especially for many marginal fields which can now be produced as clusters into a common processing ...
  • Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. 

    McAfee, Jack; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077, 2016-11-29)
    MCAFEE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2016. Parametric sensitivity analysis to maximise auxetic effect of polymeric fibre based helical yarn. Composite structures [online], 162, pages 1-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.077
    Studies on designing polymeric fibres based helical auxetic yarn (HAY) to maximise their auxetic effect are yet to propose optimised design configurations for general impact mitigation applications. This study therefore ...
  • Holographic interfermetry for security and forensic applications. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Sreelekshmi, R. C.; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2242153, 2016-09-26)
    AMBADIYIL, S., SREELEKSHMI, R.C., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Holographic interfermetry for security and forensic applications. In Proceedings of the 12th SPIE optics and counterterrorism, crime fighting and defence conference, 9995, 26-27 September 2016, Edinburgh, UK. Cardiff: SPIE [online], paper 9995-1. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2242153
    Security holograms having unique 3D images are one of the tools for enhancing the security for product and personnel authentication and anti-counterfeiting. Apart from the high technology that is required, the uniqueness ...
  • A review of air-fuel mixing and alternative methods in scramjets and scramjet-like engines. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gerrard, Claire E. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/, 2016-09-30)
    MACLEOD, C. and GERRARD, C.E. 2016. A review of air-fuel mixing and alternative methods in scramjets and scramjet-like engines. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 69(4), pages 116-126. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/
    This paper reviews work on two aspects of scramjet and similar ducted hypersonic propulsion. The first of these is air-fuel mixing techniques - the problem of mixing is considered the most intractable in scramjet design. ...
  • High performance valuation of CO2 gas separation ceramic membrane system. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Osueke, Godson; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp824-827.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N., OSUEKE, G. and GOBINA, E. 2015. High performance valuation of CO2 gas separation ceramic membrane system. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 824-827. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp824-827.pdf
    Atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions are considered as the greatest environmental challenge the world is facing today. The tasks to control the emissions include the recovery of CO2 from flue gas. This concern has been ...
  • Propylene oxidation using Pt-alumina impregnated catalytic membrane reactor. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp900-903.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    KAJAMA, M., NWOGU, N. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Propylene oxidation using Pt-alumina impregnated catalytic membrane reactor. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 900-903. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp900-903.pdf
    Pt/γ-Al2O3 membrane was prepared through the evaporative-crystallization deposition method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) destruction. SEM-EDXA observation, BET measurement, permeability assessment and the catalytic ...
  • The use of nano-composite ceramic membranes for gas separations. 

    Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1225-1229.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. The use of nano-composite ceramic membranes for gas separations. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 1225-1229. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1225-1229.pdf
    The preparation of composite ceramic inorganic membranes using different types of support with the aim to achieving high selectivity for lower hydrocarbons was studied. The pore size of the unmodified support was determined. ...
  • Initial study of heterogeneous catalysts behaviour and carrier gas permeation with catalytic inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification applications. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1287-1291.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Initial study of heterogeneous catalysts behaviour and carrier gas permeation with catalytic inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification applications. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 1287-1291. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1287-1291.pdf
    Inorganic membranes continue to attract a lot of attention in various fields including industry and academia, due to the great potential they have shown in various applications. Recently, some studies have focused on the ...
  • An initial study of single gas permeation using a commercial alumina membrane. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp737-739.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    ORAKWE, I.R., NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M., SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. An initial study of single gas permeation using a commercial alumina membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 737-739. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp737-739.pdf
    An initial study has been conducted using a commercially available alumina membrane. The study is based on single gas permeation method involving He, O2, CO2 and N2. The effect of trans membrane pressure drop, gas molecular ...
  • Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Osueke, Godson; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf, 2015-10-21)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N., OSUEKE, G. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015), 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited [online], pages 245-248. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf
    The present paper describes the synthesis and hydrodynamic properties of a surface-modified ceramic membrane composed of a porous support which consists of gamma alumina and a titania wash-coat. Single gas permeation through ...
  • Hydrodynamic performance in mesoporous silica membrane for lactic acid and esterifiecation. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Kajama, Mohammed; Orimoloye, Adesola; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp781-784.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    OKON, E.P., SHEHU, H., KAJAMA, M.N, ORIMOLOYE, A.O., NWOGU, N.C., ORAKWE, I.R. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrodynamic performance in mesoporous silica membrane for lactic acid and esterifiecation. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 781-784. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp781-784.pdf
    Ethyl Lactate has a lot of applications in different industries including food, pharmaceutical and agricultural processes. The esterification process of lactic acid and ethanol is a highly-equilibrium-controlled reaction. ...
  • Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Trans Tech Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99, 2015-05-01)
    OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. Advanced materials research, 1102, Coddet, C. (ed.) Selected papers from the 2015 international conference on metal, ceramic and composite materials (ICMCCM-2015), 24-25 January 2015, Shanghai, China. Pfaffikon, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications [online], pages 99-102. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99.
    The use of inorganic composite membranes in chemical industries has received a lot of attention more recently due to a number of exceptional advantages including thermal stability and robustness. Inorganic membranes can ...
  • A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. 

    Thakkar, Nirav A.; Steel, John A.; Reuben, R. L. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954409712458497, 2012-09-13)
    THAKKAR, N.A., STEEL, J.A. and REUBEN, R.L. 2012. A laboratory study of rail-wheel interaction monitoring using acoustic emission: effect of rolling conditions with and without lateral rattling. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part F: journal of rail and rapid transit [online], 227(2), pages 161-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954409712458497
    This paper presents part of an extended laboratory study on the potential to apply the acoustic emission (AE) technique for in-situ rail-wheel interaction monitoring using rail-mounted sensors. The essential monitoring ...

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