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  • Removal of lead (II) from aqeouos waste using (CD-PCL-TiO2) bio-nanocomposites. 

    Seema, K. M.; Mamba, B. B.; Njuguna, James; Bakhtizin, R. Z.; Mishra, A. K. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.046, 2017-12-09)
    SEEMA, K.M., MAMBA, B.B., NJUGUNA, J., BAKHTIZIN, R.Z. and MISHRA, A.K. 2018. Removal of lead (II) from aqeouos waste using (CD-PCL-TiO2) bio-nanocomposites. International journal of biological macromolecules [online], 109, pages 136-142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.12.046
    Lead (Pb) pollution is our water system is a major concern, as this metal is toxic even at low concentration. This study aim to fabricate a bio-nanocomposite (cyclodextrin-polycaprolactone titanium dioxide) that will be ...
  • 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; Abu-Bakar, Siti Sarah; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IAES https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1398-1405, 2017-06-30)
    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., ABU-BAKAR, S.S., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2017. Potential of implementing the low concentration photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. International journal of electrical and computer engineering [online], 7(3), pages 1398-1405. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1398-1405
    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 ...
  • 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 https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1406-1413, 2017-06-30)
    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. 2017. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. International journal of electrical and computer engineering [online], 7(3), pages 1406-1413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i3.pp1406-1413
    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 ...
  • A fiber optic biosensor for the detection of cholesterol levels based on chitosan coated long period grating. 

    Mathews, C. Bobby; Libish, T. M.; Kaushalkumar, B.; Vivek, V.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Radhakrishnan, P. (Springer/Tianjin University of Technology https://doi.org/10.1007/s11801-016-5229-9, 2016-01-10)
    MATHEWS, C.B., LIBISH, T.M., KAUSHALKUMAR, B., VIVEK, V., PRABHU, R. and RADHAKRISHNAN, P. 2016. A fiber optic biosensor for the detection of cholesterol levels based on chitosan coated long period grating. Optoelectronics letters [online], 12(1), pages 23-26. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11801-016-5229-9
    A fiber optic sensor for the measurement of total cholesterol is designed and developed. The developed chitosan coated long period grating (LPG) sensor shows a sensitivity of 5.025×106 pm·mL/g in the measurement range of ...
  • Numerical and experimental studies of stick-slip oscillations in drill-strings. 

    Liu, Yang; Paez Chavez, Joseph; De Sa, Rulston; Walker, Scott (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-017-3855-9, 2017-10-31)
    LIU, Y., PAEZ CHAVEZ, J., DE SA, R. and WALKER, S. 2017. Numerical and experimental studies of stick-slip oscillations in drill-strings. Nonlinear dynamics [online], 90(4), pages 2959-2978. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-017-3855-9
    The cyclic nature of the stick-slip phenomenon may cause catastrophic failures in drill-strings or at the very least could lead to the wear of expensive equipment. Therefore, it is important to study the drilling parameters ...
  • Effect of RF power on the structural and optical properties of zinc sulfide films. 

    Chalana, S. R.; Sankararaman, S.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2459-7, 2017-07-27)
    CHALANA, S.R., SANKARARAMAN, S., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2017. Effect of RF power on the structural and optical properties of zinc sulfide films. JOM: journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society [online], 69(11), pages 2264-2271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-017-2459-7
    Zinc sulfide (ZnS) films were prepared via a radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtering technique using different RF powers (100, 120, 150, and 180 W), and the effects of the RF power on the structural and optical properties ...
  • Optimization of hydraulic fracture placement design in anisotropic shale reservoirs using azimuthal lwd sonic and spectral gamma ray analysis. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Afolabi, Tomilayo Simisola
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and AFOLABI, T.S. [2017]. Optimization of hydraulic fracture placement design in anisotropic shale reservoirs using azimuthal lwd sonic and spectral gamma ray analysis. International journal of petroleum engineering [online], (accepted).
    Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale resources has become a trend in the oil and gas industry that is associated with exorbitant costs. This calls for certainty in the productivity and success of every fracture stimulation ...
  • Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable and nuclear resources for electricity generation in Kazakhstan. 

    Ahmad, Salman; Nadeem, Abid; Akhanova, Gulzhanat; Houghton, Tom; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.11.102, 2017-11-20)
    AHMAD, S., NADEEM, A., AKHANOVA, G., HOUGHTON, T. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable and nuclear resources for electricity generation in Kazakhstan. Energy [online], 141, pages 1880-1891. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.11.102
    Kazakhstan’s electricity generation depends heavily on fossil fuels. Renewables and other non-fossil resources provide potential alternatives to diversify the electricity generation system. In this paper, various potential ...
  • 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 https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495, 2017-03-30)
    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. 2017. Distribution power loss minimization via distributed generation, capacitor and network reconfiguration. Indonesian journal of electrical engineering and computer science [online], 5(3), pages 488-495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v5.i3.pp488-495
    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 ...
  • Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. 

    Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (EDP Sciences S.A. https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031, 2017-08-24)
    SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. Materiaux and techniques [online], 105(2), article number 205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031
    This research Work investigates the effect of polyurethane polymer on the separation of C09, CH4 and C3H8 through a zeolite/polyurethane mixed matrix membrane. A methodology based on the modification of porous ceramic ...
  • A new week area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. 

    Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Rahmat, Nur Azammudin; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Rahman, Titik Khawa Abdul; Yasin, Zuhaila Mat; Wahab, Norfishah A.; Salim, Nur Ashida (Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) http://journal.utem.edu.my/index.php/jtec/article/view/2762/1967, 2017-10-31)
    AZIZ, N.F.A., RAHMAT, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAHMAN, T.K.A., YASIN, Z.M., WAHAB, N.A. and SALIM, N.A. 2017. A new weak area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. Journal of telecommunication electronic and computer engineering [online], 9(2-11), pages 171-177. Available from: http://journal.utem.edu.my/index.php/jtec/article/view/2762/1967
    Identification of voltage stability weak area in power system plays an important role in preventing the occurrence of voltage collapse. A fast and accurate identification method helps power system operators to apply voltage ...
  • Malaysian tertiary level students and their understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology. 

    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 (New Academia Press) http://www.akademiabaru.com/arsbs.html, 2017-01-27)
    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. 2017. Malaysian tertiary level students and their understanding, knowledge and perception of nanotechnology. Journal of advanced research in social and behavioural sciences [online], 6(1), pages 52-67. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARSBSV6_N1_P52_67.pdf
    Nanotechnology, being an emerging and enabling technology, can be utilised to exploit burgeoning opportunities in all aspects. Almost every kind of material with any feature can theoretically be developed using nanoscale ...
  • Relationship between demographic characteristics and hand grip measurement of students in UTMKL. 

    Noor Hisan, Fara Nuur Ain; Saifuzzman, Ahmad Damdarash; Mohd Yasak, Hannan Asyraf; Kai, Lee Chen; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Noor, Norliza; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Rahman, Sharipah Alwiah Syed Abd; Usman, Sahnius; Abdullah, Haslaile; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Ishak, Ruzana; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa (Penerbit Akademia Baru (New Academia Press) http://www.akademiabaru.com/aram.html, 2017-01-28)
    NOOR HISAN, F.N.A., SAIFUZZMAN, A.D., MOHD YASAK, H.A., KAI, L.C., BANI, N.A., MOHD NOOR, N., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., RAHAMAN, S.A.S.A., USMAN, S., ABDULLAH, H., MAD KAIDI, H., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., ISHAK, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and ABU-BAKAR, S.H. 2017. Relationship between demographic characteristics and hand grip measurement of students in UTMKL. Journal of advanced research in applied mechanics [online], 29(1), pages 9-19. Available from: http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARAMV29_N1_P9_19.pdf
    Biomechanical motion analysis is concerned with the investigation of movement of a subject. In particular, this project is interested in the movement found in nature, in biological systems such as human pinch and human ...
  • Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. 

    Tebowei, Roland; Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003, 2017-11-06)
    TEBOWEI, R., HOSSAIN, M., ISLAM, S.Z., DROUBI, M.G. and OLUYEMI, G. 2017. Investigation of sand transport in an undulated pipe using computational fluid dynamics. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.003
    A CFD model has been implemented to investigate the effects the pipe undulation on sand transport. Of particular interest of the present study is the sand deposition in small angled V-inclined bend relevant to oil and gas ...
  • The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. 

    Bruiners, James (OMICS International https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225, 2017-05-29)
    BRUINERS, J. 2017. The need for a whole life framework in electrical power system asset management and the problems with individual silo like asset management system contributions. Journal of electrical and electronic systems [online], 6(2), article ID 225. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4172/2332-0796.1000225
    The asset management of electrical power systems both in industry and academia currently offers up a wide spectrum of engineering practices and guidance to detect, diagnose and to combat asset deterioration. In doing so ...
  • Natural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. 

    Li, W.; Paul, Manosh C.; Sellami, Nazmi; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Knox, A. R. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009, 2017-10-20)
    LI, W., PAUL, M.C., SELLAMI, N., MALLICK, T.K. and KNOX, A.R. 2017. Natural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. Case studies in thermal engineering [online], 10, pages 499-516. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2017.10.009
    The free convective heat transfer phenomenon in an isolated, walled CCPC with PV cell is studied experimentally at 1000 W/m2 irradiance and 28.5 °C ambient temperature as well as 0°, 10°, 20°, 30° and 40° incidences in ...
  • Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). 

    Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Deciga-Gusi, Jose; Freier, Daria; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402, 2017-10-17)
    RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., DECIGA-GUSI, J., FREIER, D., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Experimental evaluation of a solar window incorporating rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrators (RACPC). Energy procedia [online], 130: proceedings of the 11th SNEC international photovoltaic power generation conference and exhibition (SNEC 2017), 17-20 April 2017, Shanghai, China, pages 102-107. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.402
    Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems have been proposed to make solar photovoltaic systems more attractive. These systems are not only capable of generating electricity, but can also contribute to minimise energy ...
  • Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Reuben, R. L.; Steel, John A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016, 2017-10-18)
    DROUBI, M.G., REUBEN, R.L. and STEEL, J.I. 2018. Flow noise identification using acoustic emission (AE) energy decomposition for sand monitoring in flow pipeline. Applied acoustics [online], 131, pages 5-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.10.016
    In pipelines used for petroleum production and transportation, sand particles may be present in the multi-phase flow of oil and gas and water. The Acoustic Emission (AE) measurement technique is used in the field of sand ...
  • Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. 

    John, Jibi; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Thomas, Anitta Rose; Philip, Reji; Joseph, Jaison; Muthunatesan, S.; Ragavendran, V.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007, 2017-05-11)
    JOHN, J., PILLAI, V.P.M., THOMAS, A.R., PHILIP, R., JOSEPH, J., MUTHUNATESAN, S., RAGAVENDRAN, V. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Synthesis, structural and morphological property of BaSnO3 nanopowder prepared by solid state ceramic method. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012007. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012007
    BaSnO3 is a cubic perovskite-type oxide that behaves as an n-type semiconductor with a wide band gap of 3.4 eV and remains stable at temperatures up to 1000°C. It has wide applications such as thermally stable capacitors, ...
  • Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. 

    Johny, Jincy; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Fung, Wai-Keung (IOP https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012, 2017-05-11)
    JOHNY, J., PRABHU, R. and FUNG, W.-K. 2016. Computational study of nanostructured composite materials for photonic crystal fibre sensors. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 195: proceedings of the 3rd structural nano composites conference (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK, article ID 012012. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/195/1/012012
    Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs) developed using nanostructured composite materials provides special optical properties which can revolutionise current optical sensing technologies. The modal and propagation characteristics ...

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