Recent Submissions

  • Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Arab, Hussain (TUV SUD NEV (Organisers) https://www.tuv-sud.co.uk/nel/news-events/news/latest-news/produced-water-workshop-highlights-environmental-issues-and-solutions, 2018-06-05)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at TUV SUD NEL Produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this ...
  • Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (NDT.net http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578, 2018-06-30)
    DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing conference: application of contemporary non-destructive testing in engineering, 4-6 September 2017, Bernardin, Slovenia. Bad Breisig, Germany: NDT.net [online], pages 271-278. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578
    Non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques used for petroleum pipelines and offshore windturbines can only detect corrosion after it has occurred. Therefore, intrusive inspections are required regularly, potentially causing ...
  • Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Mohammad Ataul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769, 2018-07-05)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A. and HASSAN, M.Z. 2018. Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies [online], 11(7), article ID 1769. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769
    Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated approach. The global community has pledged to ...
  • Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. 

    Karim, Ridoan; Karim, Md Ershadul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Munir, Abu Bakar; Kabir, Ahmed Imran; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071672, 2018-06-27)
    KARIM, R., KARIM, M.E., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MUNIR, A.B., KABIR, A.I., ARDILA-REY, J.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. Energies [online], 11(7), article 1672. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071672
    It is a challenging task for Bangladesh to meet its increasing demand of energy while its economy is rapidly growing. Though prices of oil, coal, and fossil fuels around the world have been volatile, the price trend in ...
  • Ontology alignment based on word embedding and random forest classification. 

    Nkisi-Orji, Ikechukwu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Hui, Kit-Ying; Heaven, Rachel
    NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S., HUI, K.-Y. and HEAVEN, R. [2018]. Ontology alignment based on word embedding and random forest classification. In Lecture notes in computer science [online]: proceedings of the European conference on machine learning and principles and practice of knowledge discovery in databases (ECML PKDD 2018), 10-14 September 2018, Dublin, Ireland. Basel: Springer, (accepted).
    Ontology alignment is crucial for integrating heterogeneous data sources and forms an important component for realising the goals of the semantic web. Accordingly, several ontology alignment techniques have been proposed ...
  • Maintenance of case bases: current algorithms after fifty years. 

    Juarez, Jose M.; Craw, Susan; Lopez-Delgado, J. Ricardo; Campos, Manuel (International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence https://doi.org/10.24963/ijcai.2018/770 http://www.ijcai.org, 2018-07-13)
    JUAREZ, J.M., CRAW, S., LOPEZ-DELGADO, J.R. and CAMPOS, M. 2018. Maintenance of case bases: current algorithms after fifty years. In Lang, J. (ed.) Proceedings of the 27th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-18), 13-19 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Freiburg: IJCAI [online], pages 5457-5463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.24963/ijcai.2018/770
    Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) learns new knowledge from data and so can cope with changing environments. CBR is very different from modelbased systems since it can learn incrementally as new data is available, storing new ...
  • Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. 

    Crawford, Alasdair; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0488-y, 2018-05-04)
    CRAWFORD, A., DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2018. Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. Journal of nondestructive evaluation [online], 37(2), article ID 33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0488-y
    Acoustic emission (AE) monitoring shows promise as one of the most effective methods for condition monitoring of adhesively-bonded joints. Previous research has demonstrated its ability to detect, locate and classify ...
  • Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. 

    Vilela, Martin; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2018. Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. Presented at the IEEE International fuzzy systems conference 2018 (FUZZ-IEEE 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    To manage uncertainty in reservoir development projects, the Value of Information is one of the main factors on which the decision is based to determine whether it is necessary to acquire additional data. However, subsurface ...
  • Effect of electron beam irradiation on structural and optical properties of Cu-doped In2O3 films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering. 

    Krishnan, R. Reshmi; Sanjeev, Ganesh; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-018-2776-5, 2018-02-28)
    KRISHNAN, R.R., SANJEEV, G., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2018. Effect of electron beam irradiation on structural and optical properties of Cu-doped In2O3 films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering. JOM: journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society [online], 70(5), pages 739-746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-018-2776-5
    Undoped and Cu-doped In2O3 films were prepared by radiofrequency magnetron sputtering technique. The effects of Cu doping and high-energy electron beam irradiation on the structural and optical properties of as-prepared ...
  • A review of optical concentrators for portable solar photovoltaic systems for developing countries. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Jafry, Tahseen; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Gamio, Carlos (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.039, 2018-04-24)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. A review of optical concentrators for portable solar photovoltaic systems for developing countries. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 90, pages 957-968. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.039
    Worldwide, over 1.1 billion people have no access to electricity. The consequences for the affected people include health hazards from fuels used for lighting, limits to learning when it gets dark, a short productive day ...
  • Design of solar powered charging backpack. 

    Taverne, Jonas; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ayub, Ahmad Syahir; Sellami, Nazmi; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Iyi, Draco (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijpeds.v9.i2.pp848-858, 2018-04-10)
    TAVERNE, J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AYUB, A.S., SELLAMI, N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A. and IYI, D. 2018. Design of solar powered charging backpack. International journal of power electronics and drive systems [online], 9(2), pages 848-858. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijpeds.v9.i2.pp848-858
    This paper demonstrated a step by step process in designing a solar powered charging backpack that is capable of charging a mobile phone efficiently. A selection of existing products available on the market were reviewed ...
  • Symbols classification in engineering drawings. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Moreno Garcia, Carlos Francisco; Jayne, Chrisina (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classification in engineering drawings. Presented at the International joint conference on neural networks 2018 (IJCNN), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly ...
  • Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. 

    Hlinka, Josef; Lasek, Stanislav; Siostrzonek, Rene; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Tanger Ltd https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/, 2017-01-31)
    HLINKA, J., LASEK, S., SIOSTRZONEK, R. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. In Proceedings of the 26th international metallurgy and materials conference (METAL 2017), 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd [online], pages 1292-1297. Available from: https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/
    Bioactive coatings can be divided into two main groups - organic and inorganic coatings. Hydroxyapatite (HA) is well known as one of inorganic part of mammal's bone structure and is highly recommended for use in implantology. ...
  • A comparison of inductive sensors in the characterization of partial discharges and electrical noise using the chromatic technique. 

    Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Montaña, Johny; Albuquerque de Castro, Bruno; Schurch, Roger; Ulson, José Alfredo Covolan; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/s18041021, 2018-03-29)
    ARDILA-REY, J.A., MONTANA, J., ALBUQUERQUE DE CASTRO, B., SCHURCH, R., ULSON, J.A.C., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and BANI, N.A. 2018. A comparison of inductive sensors in the characterization of partial discharges and electrical noise using the chromatic technique. Sensors [online], 18(4), article ID 1021. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s18041021
    Partial discharges (PDs) are one of the most important classes of ageing processes that occur within electrical insulation. PD detection is a standardized technique to qualify the state of the insulation in electric assets ...
  • Polymer nanocomposites and related legal issues: an overview. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Hasanuzzaman, M. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811033-1.00026-3, 2018-02-23)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and HASANUZZAMAN, M. 2018. Polymer nanocomposites and related legal issues: an overview. In Hussain, C.M. and Mishra, A.K. (eds). New polymer nanocomposites for environmental remediation. Amsterdam: Elsevier [online], pages 679-698. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811033-1.00026-3
    Manipulation of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) to develop different consumer and industrial products are the preferred choice in modern day industrial production due to their unprecedented, but diversified promises and ...
  • Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Hurston, Emma; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Joseph, Ginson P. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982, 2017-06-19)
    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 the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084982. 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 ...
  • Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. 

    Dunbar, Graeme; Stagg, Neil; Hynd, Alistair; Waghorn, Jack (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929, 2017-06-19)
    DUNBAR, G., STAGG, N., HYND, A. and WAGHORN, J. 2017. Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084929. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929
    In this paper we will introduce the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Student ROV Competition and the development of the Scottish Regional Event that feeds into it. We will present case studies from ...
  • A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. 

    Iyalla, Ibiyekariwaripiribo; Arulliah, Elankumaran; Innes, David (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938, 2017-06-19)
    IYALLA, I., ARULLIAH, E. and INNES, D. 2017. A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938
    Production control system communication protocols used in subsea fields are primarily proprietary to the subsea vendor. Due to the proprietary nature of this communication system, the operators encounter many challenges ...
  • Polymeric materials for conversion of electromagnetic waves from the sun to electric power. 

    Haque, S.K. Manirul; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Umar, Yunusa; Rahman, Habibur; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Albarracin, Ricardo (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10030307, 2018-03-12)
    HAQUE, S.K.M., ARDILA-REY, J.A., UMAR, Y., RAHMAN, H., MAS'UD, A.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ALBARRACIN, R. 2018. Polymeric materials for conversion of electromagnetic waves from the sun to electric power. Polymers [online], 10(3), article 307. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10030307
    Solar photoelectric energy converted into electricity requires large surface areas with incident light and flexible materials to capture these light emissions. Currently, sunlight rays are converted to electrical energy ...
  • Annual prediction output of an RADTIRC-PV module 

    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 (MDPI http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/3/544, 2018-03-03)
    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. and KARIM, M.E. 2018. Annual prediction output of an RADTIRC-PV module. Energies [online], 11(3), article ID 544. Available from: http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/3/544
    The number of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has been increasing worldwide but the high capital cost of installation continues to be the main challenge, particularly in many developing countries. The solar concentrator, ...

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