Recent Submissions

  • Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Orr, Fraser; Steel, John A.; El-Shaib, Mohamed (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012, 2017-03-23)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of constructional steel research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012.
    Detecting welding defects in industrial equipment (welded joints and built-up structures) is a key aspect in evaluating the probability of failure in different situations. Acoustic emission (AE) is an effective non-destructive ...
  • Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Abdul-Malek, Zulkurnain; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Rahman, Sharipah Alwiah Syed Abd; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Rey, Jorge Alfredo Ardilla (IAES http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS'UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and REY, J.A.A. 2016. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 [ICEECC2016], 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    A good insulator for high voltage cable has low dielectric loss, reasonable flexibility and thermo-mechanically stable. However, prolonged application of electrical stresses on the cable will degraded the cable; physically ...
  • 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 http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    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. 2016. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration.Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    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 ...
  • Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. 

    Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IAES http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2016/, 2016-12-18)
    ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2016. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2016 (ICEECC2016), 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
    This paper discusses the prospect of integrating a novel type of low concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) design known as the rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) in a building in the United ...
  • Multi-layer silica ceramic membrane for flue gas and natural gas separations. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    NWOGU, N.C., ORAKWE, I.R. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Multi-layer silica ceramic membrane for flue gas and natural gas separations. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 651-655. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp651-655.pdf.
    The overall goal of this paper is to foster the development of new membrane technologies to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. Hence, a multi-layered silica ceramic membrane with extremely low defect ...
  • Morphological characterization and gas permeation of commercially available ceramic membrane. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    ORAKWEK, I., NWOGU, N.C. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Morphological characterization and gas permeation of commercially available ceramic membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 607-610. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp607-610.pdf.
    This work presents experimental results relating to the structural characterization of a commercially available alumina membrane. A γ-alumina mesoporous tubular membrane has been used. Nitrogen adsorption-desorption, ...
  • Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. 

    Ajayi, Adebayo; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    AJAYI, A., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Recovery of VOC from onshore and offshore shuttle tankers using structured membranes. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 637-642. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp637-642.pdf.
    The emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from onshore offshore facilities are studied and an alternative technology for the recovery of methane, propane and butane by the use of membrane technology is explored. ...
  • Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Habiba, Shehu; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/, 2015-10-21)
    OKON, E., HABIBA, S. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Batch process esterification of lactic acid catalysed by cation-exchange resins for the production of environmental-friendly solvent. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering and computer science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 21 - 23 October, San Francisco, USA. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, International Association of Engineers, IAENG [online], pages 623-628. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2015/WCECS2015_pp623-628.pdf.
    In this work, batch wise esterification of lactic acid and ethanol was carried out using different cation-exchange resins including amberlyst 15, amberlyst 16, dowex 50W8x and amberlyst 36 as heterogeneous catalysts. The ...
  • Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; El-Shaib, Mohamed N. (NDT http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf, 2016-09-07)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBEL, C. and EL-SHAIB, M.N. 2016. Acoustic emission testing of composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesive bond strengths. In Proceedings of the 32nd European conference on acoustic emission testing [EWGAE 2016], 7-9 September 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Bad Breisig: NDT.net [online], pages 95-104. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/article/ewgae2016/papers/95_paper.pdf
    Composite sandwich structures consisting of two layers with an adhesive contacting interface are of importance in a number of industrial applications such as aerospace, marine and automotive. This research therefore aims ...
  • Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Goel, Saurav; Ahmed, R.; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Beake, Ben; Fu, Y. Q. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40830-017-0099-y, 2017-03-09)
    FAISAL, N.H., PRATHURU, A.K., GOEL, S., AHMED, R., DROUBI, M.G., BEAKE, B.D. and FU, Y.Q. 2017. Cyclic nanoindentation and nano-impact fatigue mechanisms of functionally graded TiN/TiNi film. Shape memory and superelasticity, Special issue: functional performance of shape memory alloys, First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40830-017-0099-y.
    The mechanisms of nanoscale fatigue of functionally graded TiN/TiNi films have been studied using multiple-loading cycle nanoindentation and nano-impact tests. The functionally graded films were sputter-deposited onto ...
  • Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. 

    Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Jamian, Jasrul Jamani; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (United Kingdom Simulation Society https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26, 2016-10-15)
    MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., BANI, N.A., JAMIAN, J.J., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2016. Impact of dispersed generation modes in optimal coordination between distributed generation and capacitor simultaneously. International journal of simulation: systems, science and technology [online], 17(41), pages 26.1-26.5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5013/IJSSST.a.17.41.26.
    This paper describes the impact of the mode selection in Distributed Generation (DG) has in order to reduce the total power losses in the distribution system when coordination between the DG and capacitor is done ...
  • Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Tebowei, Roland; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Hossain, Mamdud; Mitchell, E. (ICCFD9 http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/proceedings.php, 2016-07-11)
    DROUBI, M.G., TEBOWEI, R., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and MITCHELL, E. 2016. Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on computational fluid dynamics (ICCFD9) [online], 11-15 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. Available from: http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/assets/pdf/papers/ICCFD9-2016-128.pdf.
    The prediction of erosion damage due to sand presence during hydrocarbon production is a major threat to the integrity of the production facilities. Sand production from oil and gas reservoirs can cause a significant damage ...
  • Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. 

    Waddell, Stuart; Fernandez, Carlos; Inverarity, Catherine C.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001, 2016-12-21)
    WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001.
    Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is ...
  • A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. 

    Banthia, Vikram; Maddahi, Yaser; Zareinia, Kourosh; Liao, Stephen; Olson, Tim; Fung, Wai-Keung; Balakrishnan, Subramaniam; Sepehri, Nariman (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021, 2017-02-08)
    BANTHIA, V., MADDAHI, Y., ZAREINIA, K., LIAO, S., OLSON, T., FUNG, W-K., BALAKRISHNAN, S. and SEPEHRI, N. 2017. A prototype telerobotic platform for live transmission line maintenance: Review of design and development. Transactions of the institute of measurement and control [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0142331216687021
    This paper reports technical design of a novel experimental test facility, using haptic-enabled teleoperation of robotic manipulators, for live transmission line maintenance. The goal is to study and develop appropriate ...
  • Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. 

    Yusupov, Azat; Liu, Yang (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899, 2016-09-07)
    YUSUPOV, A. and LIU, Y. 2016. Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. In Proceedings of the 22nd International conference on automation and computing (ICAC 2016): Tackling the new challenges in automation and computing, 7 - 8 September 2016, Colchester, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 84-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899.
    This paper introduces a current research project carried out in the Robert Gordon University for developing the prototype of the vibro-impact capsule robot for pipeline inspection. The project aims to address the technical ...
  • Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

    Hazari, Animesh; Maiya, Arun G.; Shivashankara, K. N.; Agouris, Ioannis; Monteiro, Ashma; Jadhav, Radhika; Kumar, Sampath; Kumar, C. G. Shashi; Mayya, Shreemathi S. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9, 2016-10-19)
    HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A.G., SHIVASHANKARA, K.N., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A., JADHAV, R., KUMAR, S., KUMAR, C.G.S. and MAYYA, S.S. 2016. Kinetics and kinematics of diabetic foot in type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SpringerPlus [online], 15, article number 1819. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3405-9.
    Background: Diabetes mellitus patients are at increased risk of developing diabetic foot with peripheral neuropathy, vascular and musculoskeletal complications. Therefore they are prone to develop frequent and often foot ...
  • Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. 

    Sanaee, Reza; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Hossain, Mamdud; Oyeneyin, Babs (ARMA (CONFERENCE ORGANISERS), 2013-06-23)
    SANAEE, R., OLUYEMI, G.F., HOSSAIN, M. and OYENEYIN, M.B. 2013. Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. In the Proceedings of the 47th U.S. rock mechanics/geomechanics ARMA symposium, 23 - 26 June 2013, San Francisco, US. Alexandira, VA: ARMA, document ID 13-442.
    In this paper the effects of overburden stress on fracture-matrix flow partitioning were numerically analyzed using two different numerical approaches; the analysis was validated using a fractured Clashach core flood ...
  • Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. 

    Labed, Ismail (Robert Gordon University School of Engineering, 2016-10)
    LABED, I. 2016. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale gas reservoirs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In the last decade, shale reservoirs emerged as one of the fast growing hydrocarbon resources in the world unlocking vast reserves and reshaping the landscape of the oil and gas global market. Gas-condensate reservoirs ...
  • An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. 

    Mok, Soon H. (Robert Gordon University School of Mechanical and Offshore Engineering, 1994-07)
    MOK, S.H. 1994. An investigation of energy-based planned maintenance of offshore drilling mud pumps. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Mud pumps used on offshore installations for drilling operations have been known to experience unpredictable breakdowns, including during critical stages of drilling. The fluid end has been identified as requiring more ...
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. 

    Tebowei, Roland (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology, School of Engineering, 2016-09-01)
    TEBOWEI, R. 2016. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of critical velocity for sand transport flow regimes in multiphase pipe bends. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The production and transportation of hydrocarbon fluids in multiphase pipelines could be severely hindered by particulate solids deposit such as produced sand particles which accompany hydrocarbon production. Knowledge of ...

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