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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Stuart, Alan; Mowat, John J.; Nobel, Craig; Prathuru, Anil Kumar; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696, 2017-01-12)
    DROUBI, M.G., STUART, A., MOWAT, J., NOBLE, C., PRATHURU, A.K. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Acoustic emission method to study fracture (Mode-I, II) and residual strength characteristics in composite-to-metal and metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints. Journal of adhesion [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2017.1278696.
    Failure behaviour of two types of adhesively bonded joints (composite-to-metal, metal-to-metal) has been studied under failure modes (Mode I: double cantilever beam (DCB) and Mode II: three-point end notch flexures (3-ENF)) ...
  • Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. 

    Huo, Dehong; Lin, Chao; Choong, Zi Jie; Pancholi, Ketan; Degenaar, Patrick (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7, 2015-05-21)
    HUO, D., LIN, C., CHOONG, Z.J., PANCHOLI, K. and DEGENAAR, P. 2015. Surface and subsurface characterisation in micro-milling of monocrystalline silicon. International journal of advanced manufacturing technology [online], 81(5), pages 1319-1331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-7308-7
    This paper presents an experimental investigation on surface and subsurface characterisation of micro-machined single-crystal silicon with (100) orientation. Full immersion slot milling was conducted using solid cubic boron ...
  • Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. 

    Malik, Ritu; Pancholi, Ketan; Melzer, Andreas (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1849543516670806, 2016-10-03)
    MALIK, R., PANCHOLI, K. and MELZER, A. 2016. Microbubble-liposome conjugate: payload evaluation of potential theranostic vehicle. Nanobiomedicine [online], 3, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1849543516670806
    Liposome-microbubble conjugates are considered as better targeted drug delivery vehicles compared to microbubbles alone. The microbubble in the integrated drug delivery system delivers the drug intracellularly on the target, ...
  • Numerical simulation of 2D turbulent natural convection of humid air in a cavity filled with solid objects. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz; Penlington, Roger (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2013.03.157, 2013-05-07)
    IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2013. Numerical simulation of 2D turbulent natural convection of humid air in a cavity filled with solid objects. Procedia engineering [online], 56, pages 538-543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2013.03.157
    Natural convection flow in enclosures containing solid objects is important in the design of a wide range of industrial and engineering applications. Numerical calculations were performed for low turbulence double-diffusion ...
  • Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293, 2013-12-20)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. 2014. Conceptual physicochemical models for scale inhibitor-formation rock interaction. Petroleum science and technology [online], 32(3), pages 253-260. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10916466.2011.580293
    The current oil industry approach to geomechanical evaluation of reservoir formations invaded by chemical inhibitors does not in any way take into consideration any potential effects of these chemicals on the reservoir ...
  • Renewables: solar energy needs focus. 

    Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini (NPJ http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/529466e, 2016-01-27)
    MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Renewables: solar energy needs focus. Nature [online], 529(7587), page 466. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/529466e
    Solar photovoltaic (PV) has seen a tremendous growth in the last decade, with a global cumulative installation exceeding 177 GW by the end of 2014. Despite this, PV only contributes to approximately 1.1% of the world's ...
  • Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. 

    Bello, K; Oyeneyin, Babs (UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v35i3.9, 2016-07-01)
    BELLO, K. and OYENEYIN, B. 2016. Experimental investigation of sand minimum transport velocity in multiphase fluid flow in pipes. Nigerian journal of technology (NIJOTECH) [online], 35(3), pages 531-536. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v35i3.9
    The production of reservoir fluid through long tiebacks/pipelines has emerged as one of the cost effective alternative especially for many marginal fields which can now be produced as clusters into a common processing ...
  • 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], 162, pages 1-12. 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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