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  • 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], In press. 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 ...
  • Carbon and cost critical elements: a comparative analysis of two office buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan; Fernando, Nirodha (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-12-2016-0086, 2017-11-13)
    VICTORIA, M.F., PERERA, S., DAVIS, A. and FERNANDO, N. 2017. Carbon and cost critical elements: a comparative analysis of two office buildings. Built environment project and asset management [online], 7(5), pages 460-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-12-2016-0086
    Purpose:- The aim of this paper is to identify and compare cost and carbon critical elements of two office buildings and to help achieve an optimum balance between building Capital cost (CC) and Embodied Carbon (EC). ...
  • 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 ...
  • Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. 

    Nkisi-Orji, Ikechukwu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Hui, Kit-Ying; Heaven, Rachel; Massie, Stewart (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_5, 2017-09-02)
    NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., HUI, K.-Y., HEAVEN, R. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. In Kampus, J., Tsakonas, G., Manolopoulos, Y., Iliadis, L. and Karydis, I. (eds). Lecture notes in computer science [online], 10450, research and advanced technology for digital libraries: proceedings of the 21st international conference on theory and practice of digital libraries (TPDL 2017), 18-21 September 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. Cham: Springer, pages 49-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_5
    Semantic annotation is an enabling technology which links documents to concepts that unambiguously describe their content. Annotation improves access to document contents for both humans and software agents. However, the ...
  • 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, N. F. A.; Rahmat, N. A.; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Rahman, T. K. A.; Yasin, Z. M.; Wahab, N. A.; Salim, N. A. (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 ...
  • A pilot study on aeronautical surveillance system for drone delivery using heterogeneous software defined radio framework. 

    Gonzalez, Jesus David Terrazas; Fung, Wai-Keung (2017-07-14)
    GONZALEZ, J.D.T. and FUNG, W.-K. 2017. A pilot study on aeronautical surveillance system for drone delivery using heterogeneous software defined radio framework. In Proceedings of the IEEE international real-time computing and robotics conference (IEEE RCAR 2017), 14-18 July 2017, Okinawa, Japan.
    This paper presents a heterogeneous computing framework to interface single board computers (SBC) to (i) distinct type of computing nodes, (ii) distinct operating systems, and (iii) distinct software applications for ...
  • The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Keraminiyage, Kaushal (University of Salford http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27738.pdf, 2014-05-04)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KERAMINIYAGE, K. 2014. The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. In Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Ruddock, L., Keraminiyage, K., Kulatunga, U. and Pathirage, C. (eds). Proceedings of the international conference on construction in a changing world, 4-7 May 2014, Kandalama, Sri Lanka. Salford: University of Salford. Held on ICONDA CIBlibrary [online]. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27738.pdf
    This paper assessed the knowledge divide between the UK and Nigeria construction industries in the area of lean and offsite construction. This study utilized literature review as a method of determining the extent to which ...
  • The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Salford http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf, 2015-06-10)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2015. The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. In Proceedings of the 12th international post-graduate research conference (IPGRC15), 10-12 June 2015, Salford, UK. Salford: University of Salford, ID 045, pages 587-596. Held on ICONDA CIBlibrary [online]. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf
    The application of adequate cost management methods and techniques before and during construction activities is a major determinant of project success. Construction cost management methods such as target costing, life cycle ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thermal upgrading. 

    Dignan, Michael (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-surveying-journal/building-surveying-journal-octobernovember-2016/, 2016-09-12)
    DIGNAN, M. 2016. Thermal upgrading. Building surveying journal [online], Oct/Nov 2016, pages 10-11. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-surveying-journal/building-surveying-journal-octobernovember-2016/
    The author looks at how the non-standard construction characteristics of a Scottish housing association's properties pose challenges for refurbishment.
  • 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 ...
  • Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. 

    Majdani, Farzan; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8, 2017-10-27)
    MAJDANI, F., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2017. Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. Evolving systems [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, that can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system to carry out smart data acquisition and processing, while minimising the amount of necessary human intervention ...
  • Nural 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. Nural convective heat transfer in a walled CCPC with PV cell. Case studies in thermal engineering [online], In Press. 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 ...
  • Challenges of motivating postgraduate built environment online teaching and learning practice workgroups to adopt innovation. 

    Moore, David R.; Fisher, Toni (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2017.1356400, 2017-09-07)
    MOORE, D. R. and FISHER, T. 2017. Challenges of motivating postgraduate built environment online teaching and learning practice workgroups to adopt innovation. International journal of construction education and research [online], 13(3), pages 225-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2017.1356400
    Successful implementation of teaching and learning (T&L) innovation within an e-learning context in higher education institutions involves overcoming challenges. A key component of success in this regard is the level of ...
  • 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, ...