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  • Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033, 2019-02-02)
    ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033
    In this study, a tubular palladium membrane has been prepared by an electroless plating method using palladium II chloride as a precursor with the intent of not having a completely dense film since its application does not ...
  • Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. 

    Jenkins, Paddy; Siddique, Shohel; Khan, Samrin; Usman, Aliyu; Starost, Kristof; MacPherson, Allan; Bari, Pravin; Mishra, Satyendra; Njuguna, James
    JENKINS, P., SIDDIQUE, S., KHAN, S., USMAN, A., STAROST, K., MACPHERSON, A., BARI, P., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. Advanced engineering materials [online], (accepted).
    This study investigated the effectiveness of reduced graphene oxide as nanofiller in enhancing epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced composite at varying temperature conditions. The graphene oxide was synthesised using modified ...
  • A review of vibration detection methods using accelerometer sensors for water pipeline leakage. 

    Ismail, Mohd Ismifaizul Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Ahmad-Salleh, Noor Azurati; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini; Izhar, Mohd Azri Mohd; Latiff, L. A. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2896302, 2019-01-30)
    ISMAIL, M.I.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., AHMAD-SALLEH, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A., IZHAR, M.A.M. and LATIFF, L.A. 2019. A review of vibration detection methods using accelerometer sensors for water pipeline leakage. IEEE access [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2896302
    Water pipeline leakage detection is still an important issue, particularly for the development of smart cities. Thus, this paper reviews water pipeline leakage detection techniques, which can be classified into three ...
  • Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung; Churn, Philip (2019-02-12)
    SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and CHURN, P. 2018. Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. Presented at the 14th International distributed autonomous robotic systems symposium 2018 (DARS 2018), 15-17 October 2018, Boulder, USA.
    Ultra-Short Base Line (USBL) is the most commonly adopted localization method in industry due to its flexibility. However, the maximum number of underwater targets that can be simultaneously localized by USBL is very limited ...
  • Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung; Churn, Philip (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05816-6_8, 2019-01-30)
    SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and CHURN, P. 2018. Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. In Correll, N., Schwager, M. and Otte, M. (eds.) Distributed autonomous robotic systems: proceedings of the 14th International distributed autonomous robotic systems symposium 2018 (DARS 2018), 15-17 October 2018, Boulder, USA. Springer proceedings in advanced robotics, 9. Cham: Springer [online], pages 109-123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05816-6_8
    Localization in large-scale underwater swarm robotic systems has in-creasingly attracted research and industry communities’ attention. An optimized confidence-based localization algorithm is proposed for improving localization ...
  • Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878, 2018-10-22)
    SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and RADHAKRISHNA, P. 2018. Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. In Proceedings of the Marine Technology Society and Insitutute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MTS/IEEE) OCEANS 2018, 22-25 October 2018, Charleston, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8604878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878
    The absence of Global Positioning System in underwater environment predominates in the challenges of underwater vehicles navigation or sensor nodes tracking. Localization of single or few underwater vehicles has been ...
  • Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Burgess, Sam; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014, 2018-12-10)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications 2018 (ICRERA), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014
    This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The ...
  • Modal acoustic emission analysis of mode-I and mode-II fracture of adhesively-bonded joints. 

    Crawford, Alasdair R.; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (EWAGE (Organisers) http://www.ewgae2018.com/conference-proceedings/, 2018-09-12)
    CRAWFORD, A.R., DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2018. Modal acoustic emission analysis of mode-I and mode-II fracture of adhesively-bonded joints. In Proceedings of the 33rd European Working Group on Acoustic Emission (EWGAE) European acoustic emission testing conference (EWGAE 2018), 12-14 September 2018, Senlis, France. Senlis: EWGAE [online], pages 218-228. Available from: http://www.ewgae2018.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/EWGAE-Conference-Proceedings_2018-1.pdf
    Acoustic emission (AE) testing has previously been demonstrated to be well suited to detecting failure in adhesively-bonded joints. In this work, the relationship between the fracture-mode of adhesively-bonded specimens ...
  • Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. 

    Alrashidi, Hameed; Ghosh, Aritra; Issa, Walid; Sellami, Nazmi; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Sundaram, Senthilarasu (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.11.128, 2018-11-28)
    ALRASHIDI, H., GHOSH, A., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2019. Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. Materials letters [online], 237, pages 332-335. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.11.128
    Solar and luminous light transmission control using Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) based PV glazing systems (15cm × 15cm × 0.6cm) were evaluated in this work. Indoor spectral characterisation showed that average solar transmission ...
  • 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, Mohamad 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 ...

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