Recent Submissions

  • Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Abd Fatah, Abdul Yasser; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495, 2017-03-30)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N.B., BANI, N.A., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MAD KAIDI, H., ABD FATAH, A.Y., JAMIAN, J.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2017. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. Indonesian journal of electrical engineering and computer science [online], 5(3), pages 488-495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495
    This paper presents a solution to solve the network reconfiguration, DG coordination (location and size), and capacitor coordination (location and size), simultaneously. The proposed solution will be determined by using ...
  • Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. 

    Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (EDP Sciences S.A. https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031, 2017-08-24)
    SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. Materiaux and techniques [online], 105(2), article number 205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031
    This research Work investigates the effect of polyurethane polymer on the separation of C09, CH4 and C3H8 through a zeolite/polyurethane mixed matrix membrane. A methodology based on the modification of porous ceramic ...
  • A new week area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. 

    Aziz, N. F. A.; Rahmat, N. A.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Rahman, T. K. A.; Yasin, Z. M.; Wahab, N. A.; Salim, N. A. (Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) http://journal.utem.edu.my/index.php/jtec/article/view/2762/1967, 2017-10-31)
    AZIZ, N.F.A., RAHMAT, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAHMAN, T.K.A., YASIN, Z.M., WAHAB, N.A. and SALIM, N.A. 2017. A new weak area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. Journal of telecommunication electronic and computer engineering [online], 9(2-11), pages 171-177. Available from: http://journal.utem.edu.my/index.php/jtec/article/view/2762/1967
    Identification of voltage stability weak area in power system plays an important role in preventing the occurrence of voltage collapse. A fast and accurate identification method helps power system operators to apply voltage ...
  • Malaysian tertiary level students and their understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Akhter, Shafia; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Hoque, Kazi Enamul; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Abu-Bakar, Siti Sarah; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (Penerbit Akademia Baru (New Academia Press) http://www.akademiabaru.com/arsbs.html, 2017-01-27)
    KARIM, M.E., AKHTER, S., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., HOQUE, K.E., YASIN, S.H.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.S., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., WIRBA, A.V. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. Malaysian tertiary level students and their understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology. Journal of advanced research in social and behavioural sciences [online], 6(1), pages 52-67. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV6_N1_P52_67.pdf
    Nanotechnology, being an emerging and enabling technology, can be utilised to exploit burgeoning opportunities in all aspects. Almost every kind of material with any feature can theoretically be developed using nanoscale ...
  • Relationship between demographic characteristics and hand grip measurement of students in UTMKL. 

    Noor Hisan, Fara Nuur Ain; Saifuzzman, Ahmad Damdarash; Mohd Yasak, Hannan Asyraf; Kai, Lee Chen; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Noor, Norliza; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Rahman, Sharipah Alwiah Syed Abd; Usman, Sahnius; Abdullah, Haslaile; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Ishak, Ruzana; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa (Penerbit Akademia Baru (New Academia Press) http://www.akademiabaru.com/aram.html, 2017-01-28)
    NOOR HISAN, F.N.A., SAIFUZZMAN, A.D., MOHD YASAK, H.A., KAI, L.C., BANI, N.A., MOHD NOOR, N., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., RAHAMAN, S.A.S.A., USMAN, S., ABDULLAH, H., MAD KAIDI, H., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., ISHAK, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2017. Relationship between demographic characteristics and hand grip measurement of students in UTMKL. Journal of advanced research in applied mechanics [online], 29(1), pages 9-19. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARAMV29_N1_P9_19.pdf
    Biomechanical motion analysis is concerned with the investigation of movement of a subject. In particular, this project is interested in the movement found in nature, in biological systems such as human pinch and human ...
  • A pilot study on aeronautical surveillance system for drone delivery using heterogeneous software defined radio framework. 

    Gonzalez, Jesus David Terrazas; Fung, Wai-Keung (2017-07-14)
    GONZALEZ, J.D.T. and FUNG, W.-K. 2017. A pilot study on aeronautical surveillance system for drone delivery using heterogeneous software defined radio framework. In Proceedings of the IEEE international real-time computing and robotics conference (IEEE RCAR 2017), 14-18 July 2017, Okinawa, Japan.
    This paper presents a heterogeneous computing framework to interface single board computers (SBC) to (i) distinct type of computing nodes, (ii) distinct operating systems, and (iii) distinct software applications for ...
  • Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. 

    Tebowei, Roland; Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003, 2017-11-06)
    TEBOWEI, R., HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S.Z., DROUBI, M.G. and OLUYEMI, G. 2017. Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003
    A CFD model has been implemented to investigate the effects the pipe undulation on sand transport. Of particular interest of the present study is the sand deposition in small angled V-inclined bend relevant to oil and gas ...
  • The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. 

    Bruiners, James (OMICS International https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225, 2017-05-29)
    BRUINERS, J. 2017. The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. Journal of electrical and electronic systems [online], 6(2), article ID 225. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225
    The asset management of electrical power systems both in industry and academia currently offers up a wide spectrum of engineering practices and guidance to detect, diagnose and to combat asset deterioration. In doing so ...
  • Nural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. 

    Li, W.; Paul, Manosh C.; Sellami, Nazmi; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Knox, A. R. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009, 2017-10-20)
    LI, W., PAUL, M.C., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and KNOX, A.R. 2017. Nural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. Case studies in thermal engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009
    The free convective heat transfer phenomenon in an isolated, walled CCPC with PV cell is studied experimentally at 1000 W/m2 irradiance and 28.5 °C ambient temperature as well as 0°, 10°, 20°, 30° and 40° incidences in ...
  • Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). 

    Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Deciga-Gusi, Jose; Freier, Daria; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402, 2017-10-17)
    RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., DECIGA-GUSI, J., FREIER, D., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). Energy procedia [online], 130: proceedings of the 11th SNEC international photovoltaic power generation conference and exhibition (SNEC 2017), 17-20 April 2017, Shanghai, China, pages 102-107. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402
    Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems have been proposed to make solar photovoltaic systems more attractive. These systems are not only capable of generating electricity, but can also contribute to minimise energy ...
  • Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Reuben, R. L.; Steel, John A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016, 2017-10-18)
    DROUBI, M.G., REUBEN, R.L. and STEEL, J.I. 2018. Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. Applied acoustics [online], 131, pages 5-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016
    In pipelines used for petroleum production and transportation, sand particles may be present in the multi-phase flow of oil and gas and water. The Acoustic Emission (AE) measurement technique is used in the field of sand ...
  • Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. 

    John, Jibi; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Thomas, Anitta Rose; Philip, Reji; Joseph, Jaison; Muthunatesan, S.; Ragavendran, V.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007, 2017-05-11)
    JOHN, J., PILLAI, V.P.M., THOMAS, A.R., PHILIP, R., JOSEPH, J., MUTHUNATESAN, S., RAGAVENDRAN, V. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007
    BaSnO3 is a cubic perovskite-type oxide that behaves as an n-type semiconductor with a wide band gap of 3.4 eV and remains stable at temperatures up to 1000°C. It has wide applications such as thermally stable capacitors, ...
  • Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. 

    Johny, Jincy; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Fung, Wai-Keung (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012, 2017-05-11)
    JOHNY, J., PRABHU, R. and FUNG, W.-K. 2016. Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012012. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012
    Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs) developed using nanostructured composite materials provides special optical properties which can revolutionise current optical sensing technologies. The modal and propagation characteristics ...
  • Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. 

    Starost, Kristof; Frijns, Evelien; Laer, J. V.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Egizabal, Ainhoa; Elizextea, Cristina; Nelissen, Inge; Blazquez, Maria; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012011, 2017-05-11)
    STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., LAER, J.V., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NELISSEN, I., BLAZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Environmental particle emissions due to automated drilling of polypropylene composites and nanocomposites reinforced with talc, montmorillonite and wollastonite. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012011
    In this study, the effect on nanoparticle emissions due to drilling on Polypropylene (PP) reinforced with 20% talc, 5% montmorillonite (MMT) and 5% Wollastonite (WO) is investigated. The study is the first to explore the ...
  • Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. 

    Watson, G.; Starost, Kristof; Bari, Pravin; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mishra, Satyendra; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009, 2017-05-11)
    WATSON, G., STAROST, K., BARI, P., FAISAL, N., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Tensile and flexural properties of hybrid graphene oxide/epoxy carbon fibre reinforced composites. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012009. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012009
    In this study, nano-sized graphene oxide sheets were homogenously dispersed via sonication methods in epoxy followed by vacuum resin infusion for the fabrication of the epoxy, graphene oxide (GO) and micro-sized carbon ...
  • Oil based drilling fluid waste: an overview on highly reported but less explored sink for environmentally persistent pollutants. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012008, 2017-05-11)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Oil based drilling fluid waste: an overview on highly reported but less explored sink for environmentally persistent pollutants. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012008
    Operational discharges of spent drilling fluid, produced water, and accumulated drill cuttings from oil and gas industry are a continuous point source of environmental pollution. To meet the strict environmental standard ...
  • Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Eseller, K. E.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277932, 2017-10-05)
    BHAVSAR, K., ESELLER, K.E. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. In Proceedings of the SPIE security and defence conference 2017, 10441: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance, 11-14 September 2017, Warsaw, Poland. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], paper 1044103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277932
    The past three years have seen a global increase in explosive-based terror attacks. The widespread use of improvised explosives and anti-personnel landmines have caused thousands of civilian casualties across the world. ...
  • Banknote authentication using chaotic elements technology. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Krishnendu, P. S.; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2278343, 2017-10-05)
    AMBADIYIL, S., KRISHNENDU, P.S., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Banknote authentication using chaotic elements technology. In Proceedings of the SPIE security and defence conference 2017, 10441: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance, 11-14 September 2017, Warsaw, Poland. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], paper 1044104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2278343
    The counterfeit banknote is a growing threat to the society since the advancements in the field of computers, scanners and photocopiers, as they have made the duplication process for banknote much simpler. The fake note ...
  • An ensemble-boosting algorithm for classifying partial discharge defects in electrical assets. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Albarracin, Ricardo; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (MCPI https://doi.org/10.3390/machines5030018, 2017-08-08)
    MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., ALBARACIN, R. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. An ensemble-boosting algorithm for classifying partial discharge defects in electrical assets. Machines [online], 5(3), article ID 18. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/machines5030018
    This paper presents an ensemble-boosting algorithm (EBA) for classifying partial discharge (PD) patterns in the condition monitoring of insulation diagnosis applied for electrical assets. This approach presents an optimization ...
  • Elaboration of properties of graphene oxide reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. 

    Bari, Pravin; Khan, Samrin; Njuguna, James; Mishra, Satyendra (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12588-017-9180-9, 2017-05-18)
    BARI, P., KHAN, S., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2017. Elaboration of properties of graphene oxide reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. International journal of plastic technology [online], 21(1), pages 194-208. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12588-017-9180-9
    In this research work, properties of graphene oxide (GO) based epoxy nanocomposites, prepared via the solution blending method, are elaborated. Different loadings (0.1-0.5 wt%) of GO were added into epoxy resin, and their ...

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