Recent Submissions

  • Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. 

    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 http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV15_N1_P85_103.pdf, 2019-06-04)
    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. 2019. Understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology among private universities' students in Malaysia. Journal of advanced research in social and behavioural science [online], 15(1), pages 85-103. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV15_N1_P85_103.pdf
    Modern day policy making demands to include citizens in the decision making process and this is crucial before the introduction of any emerging technology such as nanotechnology, the science and art of manipulating things ...
  • Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. 

    Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Fosbrooke, C.; McConnachie, Jenny; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6, 2019-06-06)
    DROUBI, M.G., FOSBROOKE, C., MCCONNACHIE, J. and FAISAL, N.H. 2019. Indentation based strength analysis of adhesively bonded leading-edge composite joints in wind turbine blades. SN applied sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0735-6
    Wind turbine is a source of non-polluting renewable energy. Whether a wind turbine is viable depends entirely on the structural integrity of turbine blade. To assess the structural integrity of wind turbine blades it is ...
  • Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. 

    Afolabi, Richard O.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Officer, Simon J.; Ugwu, Johnson Obunwa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016, 2019-06-06)
    AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery – part A: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016
    Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically ...
  • Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. 

    Adegboye, Mutiu Adesina; Fung, Wai-Keung; Karnik, Aditya (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548, 2019-06-04)
    ADEGBOYE, M.A., FUNG, W.-K. and KARNIK, A. 2019. Recent advances in pipeline monitoring and oil leakage detection technologies: principles and approaches. Sensors [online], 19(11), article ID 2548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112548
    Pipelines are widely used for the transportation of hydrocarbon fluids over millions of miles all over the world. The structures of the pipelines are designed to withstand several environmental loading conditions to ensure ...
  • Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. 

    Alamoudi, Abdullah; Saaduddin, Syed Muhammad; Munir, Abu Bakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Karim, Ridoan; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Sellami, Nazmi (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056, 2019-05-30)
    ALAMOUDI, A., SAADUDDIN, S.M., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., YASIN, S.H.M., KARIM, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., PRABHU, R. and SELLAMI, N. 2019. Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. Sustainability [online], 11(11), article ID 3056. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056
    Solar energy has demonstrated promising prospects in satisfying energy requirements, specifically through solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. Despite that, the cost of installation is deemed as the main hurdle to the ...
  • Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. 

    Mohammed, Auwalu I.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Atchison, Bryan; Njuguna, James
    MOHAMMED, A.I., OYENEYIN, B., ATCHISON, B. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Casing structural integrity and failure modes in a range of well types: a review. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], (accepted).
    This paper focus on factors attributing to casing failure, their failure mechanism and the resulting failure mode. The casing is a critical component in a well and the main mechanical structural barrier element that provide ...
  • Fuzzy logic applied to value of information assessment in oil and gas projects. 

    Vilela, Martin; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei
    VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. [2019]. Fuzzy logic applied to value of information assessment in oil and gas projects. Petroleum science [online], (accepted).
    The concept of value of information (VOI) has been widely used in the oil industry when making decisions on the acquisition of new data sets for the development and operation of oil fields. The classical approach to VOI ...
  • Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. 

    Krishnan, R. Reshmi; Kavitha, V. S.; Chalana, S. R.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03426-7, 2019-03-19)
    KRISHNAN, R.R., KAVITHA, V.S., CHALANA, S.R., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. JOM: journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 71(5), pages 1885-1896. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03426-7
    Highly crystalline tungsten oxide (WO3)-doped indium oxide (In2O3) films are synthesized at room temperature by the RF magnetron sputtering technique. The structural and morphological properties of the as-deposited films ...
  • A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. 

    Vilela, Martin; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei (Regional Association for Security and Crisis Management https://doi.org/10.31181/dmame1902001v, 2019-05-23)
    VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2019. A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. Decision making: applications in management and engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https:// doi.org/10.31181/dmame1902001v
    Value of information is a widely accepted methodology for evaluating the need to acquire new data in the oil and gas industry. In the conventional approach to estimating the value of information, the outcomes of a project ...
  • Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008, 2019-04-03)
    BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008
    Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a well-known, rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors ...
  • Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. 

    Silpa Satheesh, B.; Kavitha, V. S.; Krishnan, R. Reshmi; Chalana, S. R.; Suresh, S.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (IOP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001, 2019-04-03)
    SILPA SATHEESH, B., KAVITHA, V.S., RESHMI, K., CHALANA, S.R., SURESH, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2019. Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001
    Radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtered silver incorporated indium oxide thin films were prepared and their structural and morphological properties were studied using micro- Raman spectroscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy ...
  • Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Viswambaran, Vivek; Johny, Jincy; Kailasnath, M.; Melzer, Andreas; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013, 2019-04-03)
    BHAVSAR, K., VISWAMBARAN, V., JOHNY, J., KAILASNATH, M., MELZER, A. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012013. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013
    Advances in robotic systems and rapid developments in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have made their use possible in the operating room due to many distinct advantages offered by MIS over conventional surgical procedures. ...
  • Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low density polyethylene nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Smith, Grant David; Yates, Kyari; Mishra, Ajay Kumar; Matthews, Kerr H.; Csetenyi, Laszlo J.; Njuguna, James
    SIDDIQUE, S., SMITH, G.D., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K., MATTHEWS, K., CSETENYI, L.J. and NJUGUNA, J. [2019]. Structural and thermal degradation behaviour of reclaimed clay nano-reinforced low-density polyethylene nanocomposites. Journal of polymer research [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-019-1802-9
    In this study, a novel reclaimed clay nanofiller used to manufacture low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/Oil based mud fillers (OBMFs) nanocomposites by a melt compounding process. The mechanical testing samples were manufactured ...
  • Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. 

    Kavitha, V. S.; Bose, R. Jolly; Sreedharan, Remadevi Sreeja; Sudarsanakumar, Chellappan Pillai; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03425-8, 2019-03-13)
    KAVITHA, V.S., BOSE, R.J., SREEDHARAN, R.S., SUDARSANAKUMAR, C., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. JOM journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03425-8
    Highly ordered ZnO-doped WO3 thin films with good crystalline quality are prepared using radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique, and its morphological and structural properties are studied using various characterization ...
  • Computational fluid dynamics study of yield power law drilling fluid flow through smooth-walled fractures. 

    Ahammad, Faysal; Mahmud, Shahriar; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-019-0646-5, 2019-03-23)
    AHAMMAD, F., MAHMUD, S. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2019. Computational fluid dynamics study of yield power law drilling fluid flow through smooth-walled fractures. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-019-0646-5
    Presence of natural fractures in sub-surface makes an oil well drilling operation very challenging. As one of the major functions of drilling mud is to maintain bottomhole pressure inside a wellbore to avoid any invasion ...
  • Utilization of CO2 for syngas production by CH4 partial oxidation using a catalytic membrane reactor. 

    Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward; Orakwe, Ifeyinwa (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.02.102, 2019-03-13)
    SHEHU, H., GOBINA, E. and ORAKWE, I. 2019. Utilization of CO2 for syngas production by CH4 partial oxidation using a catalytic membrane reactor. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 44(20), pages 9896-9905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.02.102
    In this research, a synthetic flue gas mixture with added methane was used as the feed gas in the process of dry reforming with partial oxidation of methane using a laboratory scale catalytic membrane reactor to produce ...
  • Design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. 

    Darameičikas, M.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo (IOP Publishing https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1174/1/012006, 2019-03-13)
    DARAMEIČIKAS, M., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A., MAS’UD, A.A. and ARDILAREY, J.A. 2019. Design of a DC-DC converter in residential solar photovoltaic system. Journal of physics: conference series [online], 1174(conference 1), Article ID 012006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1174/1/012006 Originally presented at the 2nd International women in science, engineering and technology conference 2018.(WiSET 2018), 17-19 July 2018, Kuala Lumpur, MY.
    This study looks at buck type switch mode power supplies (SMPS) suitability in residential solar photovoltaic (PV) applications, of which several factors affecting the desired output response are identified. The main ...
  • Effect of oxygen pressure on the structural and optical properties of BaSnO3 films prepared by pulsed laser deposition method. 

    John, Jibi; Chalana, S. R.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-2432-0, 2019-02-04)
    JOHN, J., CHALANA, S.R., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Effect of oxygen pressure on the structural and optical properties of BaSnO3 films prepared by pulsed laser deposition method. Applied physics A [online], 125(3), article ID 155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-2432-0
    BaSnO3 thin films were deposited on quartz substrate by pulsed laser deposition technique under different background oxygen pressures and the effects of oxygen pressure on the structural, morphological and optical properties ...
  • Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033, 2019-02-02)
    ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033
    In this study, a tubular palladium membrane has been prepared by an electroless plating method using palladium II chloride as a precursor with the intent of not having a completely dense film since its application does not ...
  • Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. 

    Jenkins, Paddy; Siddique, Shohel; Khan, Samrin; Usman, Aliyu; Starost, Kristof; MacPherson, Allan; Bari, Pravin; Mishra, Satyendra; Njuguna, James
    JENKINS, P., SIDDIQUE, S., KHAN, S., USMAN, A., STAROST, K., MACPHERSON, A., BARI, P., MISHRA, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Influence of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced hybrid composite: flexural and shear properties under varying temperature conditions. Advanced engineering materials [online], (accepted).
    This study investigated the effectiveness of reduced graphene oxide as nanofiller in enhancing epoxy/carbon fibre-reinforced composite at varying temperature conditions. The graphene oxide was synthesised using modified ...

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