Recent Submissions

  • 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, M. Ghazi
    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], (accepted).
    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], Latest Articles. 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; Williamson, James; Kerins, Gearoid; Yusupov, Azat; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218766200, 2018-05-03)
    YAN, Y., LIU, Y., JIANG, H., PENG, Z., CRAWFORD, A., WILLIAMSON, 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 ...
  • Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Sanaee, Reza; Singh, Rao Martand; Murray, John; McLaughlin, Abbie; Healy, David; Lee, Tung-Lik
    FAISAL, N.H., SANAEE, R., SINGH, R.M., MURRAY, J., MCLAUGHLIN, A., HEALY, D. and LEE, T.-L. [2018]. Neutron scattering study of strain behaviour of porous rocks subjected to heating and unconfined uniaxial compression. Journal of physics: conference series, (accepted).
    Neutron scattering (at ENGIN-X) was used to examine strain distributions in two hydrocarbon reservoir rock types (i.e. sandstone and chalk) under uniaxial stress (up to 35 MPa) at temperature as high as 70 °C to utilise ...
  • Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale reservoirs. 

    Labed, Ismail; Oyeneyin, Babs; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.08.015, 2018-08-24)
    LABED, I., OYENEYIN, B. and OLUYEMI, G. 2018. Gas-condensate flow modelling for shale reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 59, pages 156-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.08.015
    Condensate banking is the most challenging engineering problem in the development of gas-condensate reservoirs where the condensate accumulation can dramatically reduce the gas permeability resulting in impairment of wells ...
  • Design and fabrication of absorptive/reflective crossed CPC PV/T system. 

    Aykapadathu, Muhsin; Nazarinia, Mehdi; Sellami, Nazmi (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/designs2030029, 2018-08-06)
    AYKAPADATHU, M., NAZARINIA, M. and SELLAMI, N. 2018. Design and fabrication of absorptive/reflective crossed CPC PV/T system. Designs [online], 2(3), article ID 29. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/designs2030029
    A crossed compound parabolic concentrator (CCPC) is a non-imaging concentrator which is a modified form of a circular 3D compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) obtained by orthogonal intersection of two 2D CPCs that have ...
  • Generic closed loop controller for power regulation in dual active bridge DC/DC converter with current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Abdelsalam, Ibrahim Abdallah (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2860535, 2018-08-01)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H. and ABDELSALAM, I. 2018. Generic closed loop controller for power regulation in dual active bridge DC/DC converter with current stress minimization. IEEE transactions on industrial electronics [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2860535
    This paper presents a comprehensive and generalized analysis of the bidirectional dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter using triple phase shift (TPS) control to enable closed loop power regulation while minimizing ...
  • Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. 

    Iyi, Draco; Hasan, Reaz; Penlington, Roger (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.07.031, 2018-07-30)
    IYI, D., HASAN, R. and PENLINGTON, R. 2018. Experimental and numerical study of buoyancy-driven low turbulence flow in rectangular enclosure partially filled with isolated solid blockages. International journal of heat and mass transfer [online], 127(Part B), pages 534-545. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.07.031
    This paper considers the natural convection inside an air filled enclosure having several isolated cylindrical blockages distributed within it, and arranged parallel to two vertical walls of the enclosure. These two walls ...
  • Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ahmed, Rehan; Goel, Saurav; Cross, Graham (Cambridge University Press https://doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2018.280, 2018-08-20)
    FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., GOEL, S. and CROSS, G. 2018. Future of nanoindentation in archaeometry. Journal of materials research [online], 33(17), pages 2515-2532. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2018.280
    This review aims to consolidate a scattered literature on the use of a modern nanomechanical testing techniques in archaeometry materials research such as the process of mummification. It is concluded that nanoindentation ...
  • Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. 

    Karim, Md Ershadul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Mohammad Ataul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769, 2018-07-05)
    KARIM, M.E., MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., BANI, N.A. and HASSAN, M.Z. 2018. Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies [online], 11(7), article ID 1769. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769
    Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated approach. The global community has pledged to ...
  • Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. 

    Karim, Ridoan; Karim, Md Ershadul; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Munir, Abu Bakar; Kabir, Ahmed Imran; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071672, 2018-06-27)
    KARIM, R., KARIM, M.E., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A., MUNIR, A.B., KABIR, A.I., ARDILA-REY, J.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: a study of opportunities and challenges. Energies [online], 11(7), article 1672. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071672
    It is a challenging task for Bangladesh to meet its increasing demand of energy while its economy is rapidly growing. Though prices of oil, coal, and fossil fuels around the world have been volatile, the price trend in ...
  • Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. 

    Crawford, Alasdair; Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0488-y, 2018-05-04)
    CRAWFORD, A., DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2018. Analysis of acoustic emission propagation in metal-to-metal adhesively-bonded joints. Journal of nondestructive evaluation [online], 37(2), article ID 33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-018-0488-y
    Acoustic emission (AE) monitoring shows promise as one of the most effective methods for condition monitoring of adhesively-bonded joints. Previous research has demonstrated its ability to detect, locate and classify ...
  • Effect of electron beam irradiation on structural and optical properties of Cu-doped In2O3 films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering. 

    Krishnan, R. Reshmi; Sanjeev, Ganesh; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-018-2776-5, 2018-02-28)
    KRISHNAN, R.R., SANJEEV, G., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2018. Effect of electron beam irradiation on structural and optical properties of Cu-doped In2O3 films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering. JOM: journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society [online], 70(5), pages 739-746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-018-2776-5
    Undoped and Cu-doped In2O3 films were prepared by radiofrequency magnetron sputtering technique. The effects of Cu doping and high-energy electron beam irradiation on the structural and optical properties of as-prepared ...
  • A review of optical concentrators for portable solar photovoltaic systems for developing countries. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Jafry, Tahseen; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Gamio, Carlos (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.039, 2018-04-24)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., JAFRY, T., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. A review of optical concentrators for portable solar photovoltaic systems for developing countries. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 90, pages 957-968. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.039
    Worldwide, over 1.1 billion people have no access to electricity. The consequences for the affected people include health hazards from fuels used for lighting, limits to learning when it gets dark, a short productive day ...

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