Recent Submissions

  • Symbols classifiction in engineering drawings. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Moreno Garcia, Carlos; Jayne, Chrisina (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classifiction in engineering drawings. In Proceedings of the International joint neural networks conference 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, ...
  • Corrosion properties of anodized titanium. 

    Hlinka, Josef; Stanislav, Lasek; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Technical University of Kosice https://doi.org/10.12776/ams.v23i3.982, 2017-09-30)
    HLINKA, J., LASEK, S. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Corrosion properties of anodized titanium. Acta metallurgica Slovaca [online], 23(3), pages 270-275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12776/ams.v23i3.982
    In this paper corrosion properties and microstructure features of amorphous self-organised TiO2 nanotubes electrochemically deposited on titanium are discussed. There was titanium of second grade used as a substrate for ...
  • Geomechanical effects of oilfield chemicals on sand failure in reservoir rocks. 

    Wuyep, Elizabeth O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Yates, Kyari; Akisanya, A. R. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.02.041, 2018-02-19)
    WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2018. Geomechanical effects of oilfield chemicals on sand failure in reservoir rocks. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 165, pages 347-357. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.02.041
    Sand failure may result in the production of formation sand at the same time the formation fluids are being produced. This work examines the effects of some commonly used oilfield chemicals, specifically, biocide, corrosion ...
  • Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. 

    Chalmers, Bruce John (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2017-09-01)
    CHALMERS, B. 2017. Accurate AVO modelling and reservoir characterisation of the upper cretaceous deepwater reservoirs in the Vøring Basin. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.
    In an exploration setting, reservoir characterisation is concerned with the identification of fluids and lithology. Seismic interpreters seek to distinguish hydrocarbons from brine and sand from shale. Amplitude vs offset ...
  • Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132, 2017-11-05)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A. and AHMED, K.H. 2017. Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international renewable energy research and applications conference 2017 (ICRERA 2017), 5-8 November 2017, San Diego, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 608-613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132
    This paper presents analysis of the non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge (TAB) converter under various purely inductor-based AC link topologies. The objective of the analysis is to find the topology that incorporates ...
  • Solar energy potentials and benefits in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: a review of substantial issues. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Alshammari, Saud J.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abdullahi, Mu'azu Mohammed; Albarracin, Ricardo; Hoq, Mohammed Ziaul (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11020372, 2018-02-05)
    MAS'UD, A.A., WIRBA, A.V., ALSHAMMARI, S.J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABDULLAHI, M.M., ALBARRACIN, R. and HOQ, M.Z. 2018. Solar energy potentials and benefits in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: a review of substantial issues. Energies [online], 11(2), article 372. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11020372
    It is a well-known fact that the fossil fuel industry has dominated the economy of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries during the last few decades. However, recent developments show that most of the GCC countries ...
  • State switching of a multistable impacting system using PD-like control. 

    Liu, Boying; Fung, Wai-Keung; Liu, Yang (EDP Sciences https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814810001, 2017-09-04)
    LIU, B., FUNG, W.-K. and LIU, Y. 2018. State switching of a multistable impacting system using PD-like control. MATEC web of conferences [online], 148, article ID 10001: proceedings of the international engineering vibrartion conference (ICoEV 2017), 4-7 September 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814810001
    A new PD-like control law is proposed in this paper to control a multistable impacting system. This control law can switch the system from a current, undesired state to a desired one by using the differences of the ...
  • Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. 

    Iyalla, Ibiyekariwaripiribo (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2017-10-01)
    IYALLA, I. 2017. Computational fluid dynamics modelling of pipeline on-bottom stability. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Subsea pipelines are subjected to wave and steady current loads which cause pipeline stability problems. Current knowledge and understanding on the pipeline on-bottom stability is based on the research programmes from the ...
  • Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. 

    Messina, Marco; Njuguna, James; Palas, Chrysovalantis (Liverpool John Moore University/Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-29)
    MESSINA, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PALAS, C. 2017. Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. Presented at the 16th IEEE sensors 2017 conference, 29 Oct - 1 Nov 2017, Glasgow, UK.
    This work focuses on the design improvement of a tri-axial piezoresistive accelerometer specifically designed for head injuries monitoring where medium-G impacts are common, for example in sports such as racing cars. The ...
  • Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. 

    Messina, Marco; Njuguna, James; Palas, Chrysovalantis (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897, 2017-10-29)
    MESSINA, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PALAS, C. 2017. Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE sensors 2017 conference (IEEE SENSORS 2017), 29 October - 1 November 2017, Glasgow, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897
    This work focuses on the design improvement of a tri-axial piezoresistive accelerometer specifically designed for head injuries monitoring where medium-G impacts are common, for example in sports such as racing cars. The ...
  • Mechanical structural design of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring: a computational analysis by increments of the sensor mass moment of inertia. 

    Messina, Marco; Njuguna, James; Palas, Chrysovalantis (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/s18010289, 2018-01-19)
    MESSINA, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PALAS, C. 2018. Mechanical structural design of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring: a computational analysis by increments of the sensor mass moment of inertia. Sensors [online], 18(1), article ID 289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s18010289
    This work focuses on the proof-mass mechanical structural design improvement of a tri-axial piezoresistive accelerometer specifically designed for head injuries monitoring where medium-G impacts are common; for example, ...
  • Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung (IEEE http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185/, 2017-09-18)
    SABRA, A. and FUNG, W.-K. 2017. Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. In Proceedings of MTS/IEEE OCEANS (OCEANS 17): our harsh and fragile ocean, 18-21 September 2017, Anchorage, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-8. Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185
    Underwater mobile sensor node localization is a key enabling technology for several subsea missions. A novel scalable underwater localization scheme, called Best Suitable Localization Algorithm (BLSA), is proposed to ...

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