Recent Submissions

  • 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], Articles in Press. 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 ...
  • Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Alkali, A.; Gobina, Edward (Atlantis Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40, 2015-03-01)
    NWOGU, N.C., ALKALI, A. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. Advances in computer science research, 34, Proceedings of the 1st international conference on industrial technology and management science (ITMS 2015), 27-28 March 2015, Tianjin, China. Amsterdam: Atlantis press [online], pages 157-160. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40
    In this work the design of a nano structured ceramic membrane is carried out for fuel cell applications. However the innovation is that a membrane porous network is modified through its immersion in silica based solution ...
  • Experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model. 

    Liu, Yang; Pavlovskaia, Ekaterina; Wiercigroch, Marian (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-015-2385-6, 2015-09-16)
    LIU, Y., PAVLOVSKAIA, E. and WIERCIGROCH, M. 2016. Experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model. Nonlinear dynamics [online], 83(1), pages 1029-1041. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-015-2385-6
    In this paper, an experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule model proposed by Liu et al. in [1-3] is presented. The capsule dynamics is investigated experimentally by varying the stiffness of the support spring, ...
  • Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. 

    Yousef, Samy; Visco, Annamaria; Galtieri, Giovanna; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3, 2015-10-19)
    YOUSEF, S., VISCO, A.M., GALTIERI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. JOM: Journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 68(1), pages 288-299. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3
    The wear of polyoxymethylene (POM) is considered a key design parameter of polymer gears and some mechanical applications, and it determines the service time span. This work investigates the influence of carbon nanotubes ...
  • Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. 

    Tchambak, E.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068, 2013-05-03)
    TCHAMBAK, E., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2013. Investigation of CO2 sequestration during gold heavy oil production. Energy sources, part A: recovery, utilization, and environmental effects [online], 35(12), pages 1174-1184. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2010.520068
    CO2 sequestration during cold heavy oil production using captured carbon dioxide was investigated using REVEAL of Petroleum Experts. The results indicated that the CO2 release was influenced by the production phases. The ...
  • The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. 

    Tokode, Oluwatosin; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Lawton, Linda A.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002, 2014-03-12)
    TOKODE, O., PRABHU, R., LAWTON, L.A. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2014. The effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of the destruction of methyl orange under controlled periodic illumination with UV-LED sources. Chemical engineering journal [online], 246, pages 337-342. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.03.002
    The nature of photon interaction and reaction pH can have significant impacts on semiconductor photocatalysis. This paper describes the effect of pH on the photonic efficiency of photocatalytic reactions in the aqueous ...
  • The prospect of deepwater heavy oil production using CO2-EOR. 

    Tchambak, E.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2011.585373, 2015-01-07)
    TCHAMBAK, E., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2015. The prospect of deepwater heavy oil production using CO2-EOR. Energy sources, part A: recovery, utilization and environmental effects [online], 37(3), pages 318-325. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2011.585373
    The prospect of unconventional oil development has long been coming to offset the rapid decline of conventional crude. And looking ahead, the worry is already turning away from the onshore exploitation to the challenging ...
  • Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Oyeneyin, Babs (COMSOL https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685, 2014-09-17)
    IDAHOSA, P., OLUYEMI, G., PRABHU, R. and OYENEYIN, B. 2014. Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. In Proceedings of the 2014 COMSOL conference, 17-19 September 2014, Cambridge, UK. Burlington: COMSOL [online], pages 2372-2215. Available from: https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685
    One of the most important criteria for evaluating chemical enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes that use polymers is its rheological behaviour which in turn account for other physical effects of adsorption and resistance ...
  • Experimental study of gas flux characteristics in a CO2 selective silica based modified membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Gobina, Edward (IAEME http://www.iaeme.com/MasterAdmin/UploadFolder/IJARET_05_08_001/IJARET_05_08_001.pdf, 2014-08-20)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N. and GOBINA, E. 2014. Experimental study of gas flux characteristics in a CO2 selective silica based modified membrane. International journal of advanced research in engineering and technology (IJARET) [online], 5(8), pages 1-9. Available from: http://www.iaeme.com/MasterAdmin/Journal_uploads/IJARET/VOLUME_5_ISSUE_8/IJARET_05_08_001.pdf
    The purpose of membrane gas separation for CO2 capture from flue gas process is to reduce greenhouse emissions as well as associated environmental challenges globally. This study looks at gas separation in a single gas ...

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