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  • 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 ...
  • A review of vibration detection methods using accelerometer sensors for water pipeline leakage. 

    Ismail, Mohd Ismifaizul Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Ahmad-Salleh, Noor Azurati; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini; Izhar, Mohd Azri Mohd; Latiff, L. A. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2896302, 2019-01-30)
    ISMAIL, M.I.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., AHMAD-SALLEH, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., BANI, N.A., IZHAR, M.A.M. and LATIFF, L.A. 2019. A review of vibration detection methods using accelerometer sensors for water pipeline leakage. IEEE access [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2896302
    Water pipeline leakage detection is still an important issue, particularly for the development of smart cities. Thus, this paper reviews water pipeline leakage detection techniques, which can be classified into three ...
  • Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. 

    Alrashidi, Hameed; Ghosh, Aritra; Issa, Walid; Sellami, Nazmi; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Sundaram, Senthilarasu (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.11.128, 2018-11-28)
    ALRASHIDI, H., GHOSH, A., ISSA, W., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and SUNDARAM, S. 2019. Evaluation of solar factor using spectral analysis for CdTe photovoltaic glazing. Materials letters [online], 237, pages 332-335. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.11.128
    Solar and luminous light transmission control using Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) based PV glazing systems (15cm × 15cm × 0.6cm) were evaluated in this work. Indoor spectral characterisation showed that average solar transmission ...
  • Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using Signal Detection Principle (SDP). 

    Ani, Maureen; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei; Rezaei-Gomari, Sina (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024, 2018-11-15)
    ANI, M., OLUYEMI, G., PETROVSKI, A. and REZAEI-GOMARI, S. 2019. Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 174, pages 833-843. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024
    The selection of an optimal model from a set of multiple realizations for dynamic reservoir modelling and production forecasts has been a persistent issue for reservoir modelers and decision makers. Current evidence has ...
  • Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. 

    Pancholi, Ketan; Robertson, Peter K. J.; Okpozo, Paul; Beattie, Neil S.; Huo, Dehong (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/aaec3d, 2018-12-11)
    PANCHOLI, K., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., OKPOZO, P., BEATTIE, N.S. and HUO, D. 2019. Observation of stimulated emission from Rhodamine 6G-polymer aggregate adsorbed at foam interfaces. Journal of physics: energy [online], 1(1), article ID 015007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/aaec3d
    This paper reports for the first time the observation of stimulated emissions from the gas–liquid interface between two adjacent bubbles in highly ordered foams containing Rhodamine 6 G and surfactant. Stimulated emissions ...
  • Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470, 2018-11-30)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Assessment of health status of the elderly and pre-elderly at a Malaysia elderly care centre. International journal of integrated engineering [online], 10(7), pages 10-22. Available from: http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/3470
    They were once called the baby boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, but now aged above 50 years old, they contribute to the increasing number of elderly population in Malaysia. Age classification for elderly people varies ...
  • Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M.
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. [2018]. Optimal deployment of components of cloud-hosted application for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. Journal of cloud computing [online] (accepted).
    One of the challenges of deploying multitenant cloud-hosted services that are designed to use (or be integrated with) several components is how to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when there ...
  • Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. 

    Arigbe, Ovoke D.; Oyeneyin, Babs; Arana, Ines; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5, 2018-11-24)
    ARIGBE, O.D., OYENEYIN, M.B., ARANA, I. and GHAZI, M.D. 2018. Real-time relative permeability prediction using deep learning. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technologies [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-018-0578-5
    A review of the existing two and three phase relative permeability correlations shows a lot of pitfalls and restrictions imposed by (a) their assumptions (b) generalization ability and (c) difficulty with updating in real ...
  • Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. 

    Ahmed, Rehan; Vourlias, G.; Algoburi, A.; Vogiatzis, C.; Chaliampalias, D.; Skolianos, S.; Berger, Lutz-Michael; Paul, Shiladitya; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Toma, Filofteia-Laura; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, Mattheus F. A. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2, 2018-10-30)
    AHMED.R., VOURLIAS, G., ALGOBURI, A., VOGIATZIS, C., CHALIAMPALIAS, D., SKOLIANOS, S., BERGER, L.-M., PAUL, S., FAISAL, N.H., TOMA, F.-L., AL-ANAZI, N.M and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2018. Comparative study of corrosion performance of HVOF-sprayed coatings produced using conventional and suspension WC-Co feedstock. Journal of thermal spray technology [online], 27(8), pages 1579-1593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-018-0775-2
    Corrosion properties of nanostructured coatings deposited by suspension high-velocity oxy-fuel (S-HVOF) via an aqueous suspension of milled WC-Co powder were compared with conventional HVOF-sprayed coatings. Microstructural ...
  • The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Kwoffie, Lorraine; Addae-Afoakwa, Kofi; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004, 2018-11-10)
    SIDDIQUE, S., KWOFFIE, L., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2018. The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviour of polyamide 6/oil based mud fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites. Polymer degradation and stability [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.11.004
    The crystallinity and thermal degradation behaviours of Polyamide 6/Oil Based Mud Fillers (PA6/OBMFs) nanocomposites have been investigated using DSC and TGA. TGA indicates the onset decomposition temperature of D1/2 ...
  • Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. 

    Yan, Yao; Liu, Yang; Jiang, Haibo; Peng, Zhike; Crawford, Alasdair R.; Williamson, James; Kerins, Gearoid; Yusupov, Azat; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Thomson, Jamie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200, 2018-05-03)
    YAN, Y., LIU, Y., JIANG, H., PENG, Z., CRAWFORD, A., WILLIAMSON, J., THOMSON, J., KERINS, G., YUSUPOV, A. and ISLAM, S. 2018. Optimization and experimental verification of the vibro-impact capsule system in fluid pipeline. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part C: journal of mechanical engineering science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200
    This paper studies the prototype development of the vibro-impact capsule system aiming for autonomous mobile sensing for pipeline inspection. Self-propelled progression of the system is obtained by employing a vibro-impact ...
  • Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. 

    Cowie, Jean; Holland, Paula; Pirie, Iain; Milligan, Christine (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440, 2018-09-18)
    COWIE, J., HOLLAND, P., PIRIE, I. and MILLIGAN, C. 2018. Patterns of prescribing in the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants in Scotland. Journal of health visiting [online], 6(9), pages 440-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2018.6.9.440
    The aim of this study was to determine trends over time and geographical differences in prescribing for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants aged 0–1 year in Scotland. ...
  • Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. 

    Karim, Ridoan; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Sifat, Imtiaz Mohammad; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847, 2018-10-21)
    KARIM, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., SIFAT, I.M., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2018. Legal and regulatory development of nuclear energy in Bangladesh. Energies [online], 11(10), article ID 2847. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102847
    The adequacy of legal and regulatory framework relating to nuclear energy in Bangladesh has sparked many questions since the government took the formal decision to establish a nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur. Consequently, ...
  • Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Mann, Lewis; Duncan, Conor; Dunbar, Euan; Clayton, Michael; Frost, Mark; McConnachie, Jenny; Fardan, A.; Ahmed, Rehan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053, 2018-10-22)
    FAISAL, N.H., MANN, L., DUNCAN, C., DUNBAR, E., CLAYTON, M., FROST, M., MCCONNACHIE, J., FARDAN, A. and AHMED, R. 2019. Diametral compression test method to analyse relative surface stresses in thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens. Surface and coatings technology [online], 357, pages 497-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.10.053
    In firsts of its investigation, a diametral compression destructive testing method (also known as Brazilian test) was performed on thermally sprayed coated and uncoated circular disc specimens to compare relative surface ...

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