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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 ...
  • 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], 94(5), pages 347-386. 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)) ...
  • An alternative design for electrostatically accelerated ion beam fusion. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gerrard, Claire E. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.336, 2015-11-01)
    MACLEOD, C. and GERRARD, C.E., 2015. An alternative design for electrostatically accelerated ion beam fusion. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], Vol 68 (11), pp. 336-341. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.336
    Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an alternative approach to nuclear fusion which uses electrostatically accelerated ions instead of hot plasmas. The best known device that utilises the principle is the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. 

    Peter, Jaison; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Radhakrishnan, P.; Vallabhan, C. P. G.; Nampoori, V. P. N.; Kailasnath, M. (American Institute of Physics http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905011, 2015)
    PETER, J., PRABHU, R., RADHAKRISHNAN, P., VALLABHAN, C. P. G., NAMPOORI, V. P. N. and KAILASNATH, M., 2015. Angular dependent light emission from planar waveguides. Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (1), 015301.
    We have investigated the angular dependence of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) and laser emission from an asymmetric and free-standing polymer thin films doped with rhodamine 6G, which is transversely pumped by a ...
  • Annual prediction output of an RADTIRC-PV module 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Karim, Md Ershadul (MDPI http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/3/544, 2018-03-03)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A. and KARIM, M.E. 2018. Annual prediction output of an RADTIRC-PV module. Energies [online], 11(3), article ID 544. Available from: http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/3/544
    The number of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has been increasing worldwide but the high capital cost of installation continues to be the main challenge, particularly in many developing countries. The solar concentrator, ...
  • Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. 

    Jiang, Haibo; Liu, Yang; Zhang, Liping; Yu, Jianjiang (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033, 2016-03-05)
    JIANG, H., LIU, Y., ZHANG, L. and YU, J. 2016. Anti-phase synchronization and symmetry-breaking bifurcation of impulsively coupled oscillators. Communications in nonlinear science and numerical simulation [online], 39, pp. 199-208. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.02.033
    This paper studies the synchronization in two mechanical oscillators coupled by impacts which can be considered as a class of state-dependent impulsively coupled oscillators. The two identical oscillators are harmonically ...
  • The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen. 

    Skillen, Nathan; Adams, Morgan; McCullagh, Cathy; Ryu, Su Young; Fina, Federica; Hoffmann, Michael R.; Irvine, John T. S.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2015.10.101, 2015-11-04)
    SKILLEN, N., ADAMS, M., MCCULLAGH, C., RYU, S.Y., FINA, F., HOFFMANN, M.R., IRVINE, J.T.S. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2016. The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen. Chemical engineering journal [online], 286, pages 610-621. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2015.10.101
    With advancements in the development of visible light responsive catalysts for H2 production frequently being reported, photocatalytic water splitting has become an attractive method as a potential "solar fuel generator". ...
  • Application of system dynamics approach in electricity sector modelling: A review. 

    Ahmad, Salman; Tahar, Razman Mat; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Munir, Abu Bakar; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.11.034, 2016-04)
    AHMAD, S., TAHAR, R. M., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MUNIR, A. B., and RAHIM, R. A., 2016. Application of system dynamics approach in electricity sector modelling: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 56, pp. 29–37.
    Electricity has become a vital source of energy for social and economic development in modern era. Likewise, the issues of its planning and management have grown complex. To address complexity in decision making, researchers ...
  • Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Capanni, Niccolo Francesco (Springer. The original publication is available at http://www.springerlink.com http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10462-009-9149-y, 2010-02)
    MACLEOD, C. and CAPANNI, N. F., 2010. Artificial biochemical networks: a different connectionist paradigm. Artificial Intelligence Review , 33 (1/2), pp. 123-134.
    Connectionist models are usually based on Artificial Neural Networks. However, there is another route towards Parallel Distributed Processing. This is by considering the origins of the intelligence displayed by the single ...
  • Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Albarracin, Ricardo; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Illias, Hazlee Azil; Bani, Nurul Aini; Munir, Abu Bakar (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9080574, 2016-07-25)
    MASUD, A.A., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ILLIAS, H.A., BANI, N.A. and MUNIR, A.B. 2016. Artificial neural network application for partial discharge recognition: survey and future directions. Energies [online], 9(8), article number 574. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en9080574
    In order to investigate how artificial neural networks (ANNs) have been applied for partial discharge (PD) pattern recognition, this paper reviews recent progress made on ANN development for PD classification by a literature ...
  • Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. 

    Zhu, Huijun; Irfan, Adeel; Sachse, Sophia; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012015, 2012)
    ZHU, H., IRFAN, A., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J., 2012. Assessment of nanoparticle release and associated health effect of polymer-silicon composites. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 40, pp. 012015
    Little information is currently available on possible release of nanomaterials or/and nanoparticles (NP) from conventional and novel products and associated health effect. This study aimed to assess the possible release ...
  • Assessment of nanoparticles release into the environment during drilling of carbon nanotubes/epoxy and carbon nanofibres/epoxy nanocomposites. 

    Starost, Kristof; Frijns, Evelien; Van Laer, Jo; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Egizabal, Ainhoa; Elizextea, Cristina; Blazquez, Maria; Nelissen, Inge; Njuguna, James (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.06.057, 2017-06-27)
    STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., VAN LAER, J., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., BLAZQUEZ, M., NELISSEN, I. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Assessment of nanoparticles release into the environment during drilling of carbon nanotubes/epoxy and carbon nanofibres/epoxy nanocomposites. Journal of hazardous materials [online], 340, pages 57-66. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.06.057
    The risk assessment, exposure and understanding of the release of embedded carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) from commercial high performance composites during machining processes is yet to be fully ...
  • An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. 

    Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Ibrahim Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yunus, Norhidayah Md (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.06.045, 2015-11)
    MAS’UD, A. A., WIRBA, A. V., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., MAS’UD, I. A., MUNIR, A. B. and YUNUS, N. M., 2015. An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 51, pp. 775-784.
    Africa is blessed with abundant energy sources that can promote economic growth and provide sufficient capacity to meet up with the future electricity demand. This paper evaluates the progress made in renewable energy (RE) ...
  • Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. 

    Irfan, Adeel; Cauchi, Michael; Edmands, William; Gooderham, Nigel J.; Njuguna, James; Zhu, Huijun (Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Toxicology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfu009, 2014-04)
    IRFAN, A., CAUCHI, M., EDMANDS, W., GOODERHAM, N. J., NJUGUNA, J. and ZHU, H., 2014. Assessment of temporal dose-toxicity relationship of fumed silica nanoparticle in human lung A549 cells by conventional cytotoxicity and H-NMR-based extracellular metabonomic assays. Toxicological Sciences, 138 (2), pp. 354-364.
    As nanoparticles could form aggregates in biological systems, the dynamics of their dispersity drives the temporal effect of nanoparticles in vitro. To test this hypothesis, the fumed silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) that have ...
  • Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. 

    Goel, Saurav; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ratia, Vilma; Agrawal, Anupam; Stukowski, Alexander (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011, 2013-12-31)
    GOEL, S., FAISAL, N.H., RATIA, V., AGRAWAL, A. and STUKOWSKI, A. 2013. Atomistic investigation on the structure–property relationship during thermal spray nanoparticle impact. Computational materials science [online], 84, pages 163-174. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.011
    During thermal spraying, hot particles impact on a colder substrate. This interaction of crystalline copper nanoparticles and copper substrate is modeled, using MD simulation. The quantitative results of the impacts at ...
  • Can a carbon nano-coating resist metallic phase transformation in silicon substrate during nanoimpact? 

    Goel, Saurav; Agrawal, Anupam; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2014.03.009, 2014-03-29)
    GOEL, S., AGRAWAL, A. and FAISAL, N.H. 2014. Can a carbon nano-coating resist metallic phase transformation in silicon substrate during nanoimpact? Wear [online], 315(1-2), pages 38-41. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2014.03.009
    Nanomechanical response of a silicon specimen coated with a sp3 crystalline carbon coating (1.8 nm thickness) was investigated using MD simulation. A sharp conical rigid tip was impacted at the speed of 50 m/s up to a depth ...
  • Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. 

    Li, Jun; Paul, Manosh C.; Younger, Paul L.; Watson, Ian; Hossain, Mamdud; Welch, Stephen (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.027, 2015-10)
    LI, J., PAUL, M. C., YOUNGER, P. L., WATSON, I., HOSSAIN, M. and WELCH, S., 2015. Characterization of biomass combustion at high temperatures based on an upgraded single particle model. Applied Energy, 156, pp. 749-755.
    Biomass co-firing is becoming a promising solution to reduce CO2 emissions, due to its renewability and carbon neutrality. Biomass normally has high moisture and volatile contents, complicating its combustion behavior, ...
  • Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. 

    Ansari, Farahnaz; Sachse, Sophia; Michalowski, S.; Kavosh, Masoud; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (IOP Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/64/1/012039, 2014)
    ANSARI, F., SACHSE, S., MICHALOWSKI, S., KAVOSH, M., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Characterization of synthesized polyurethane/montmorillonite nanocomposite foams. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 64, pp. 012039
    Nanophased hybrid composites based on polyurethane/montmorillonite (PU/MMT) have been fabricated. The nanocomposite which was formed by the addition of a polyol premix with 4,4'-diphenylmethane diisocyanate to obtain ...
  • A combustion model sensitivity study for CH4/H2 bluff-body stabilized flame. 

    Hossain, Mamdud; Malalasekera, W. (Professional Engineering Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/09544062JMES336, 2007)
    HOSSAIN, M. and MALALASEKERA, W., 2007. A combustion model sensitivity study for CH4/H2 bluff-body stabilized flame. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 221 (11), pp. 1377-1390
    The objective of this work is to assess the performance of different combustion models in predicting turbulent nonpremixed combustion in conjunction with the k  turbulence model. The laminar flamelet, equilibrium ...