Recent Submissions

  • Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Tebowei, Roland; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul; Hossain, Mamdud; Mitchell, E. (ICCFD9 http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/proceedings.php, 2016-07-11)
    DROUBI, M.G., TEBOWEI, R., ISLAM, S.Z., HOSSAIN, M. and MITCHELL, E. 2016. Computational fluid dynamic analysis of sand erosion in 90 degree sharp bend geometry. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on computational fluid dynamics (ICCFD9) [online], 11-15 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. Available from: http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/assets/pdf/papers/ICCFD9-2016-128.pdf.
    The prediction of erosion damage due to sand presence during hydrocarbon production is a major threat to the integrity of the production facilities. Sand production from oil and gas reservoirs can cause a significant damage ...
  • Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. 

    Yusupov, Azat; Liu, Yang (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899, 2016-09-07)
    YUSUPOV, A. and LIU, Y. 2016. Development of a self-propelled capsule robot for pipeline inspection. In Proceedings of the 22nd International conference on automation and computing (ICAC 2016): Tackling the new challenges in automation and computing, 7 - 8 September 2016, Colchester, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 84-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IConAC.2016.7604899.
    This paper introduces a current research project carried out in the Robert Gordon University for developing the prototype of the vibro-impact capsule robot for pipeline inspection. The project aims to address the technical ...
  • Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. 

    Sanaee, Reza; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Hossain, Mamdud; Oyeneyin, Babs (ARMA (CONFERENCE ORGANISERS), 2013-06-23)
    SANAEE, R., OLUYEMI, G.F., HOSSAIN, M. and OYENEYIN, M.B. 2013. Stress effects on flow partitioning in fractured reservoirs: equivalent porous media versus poro-elasticity coupled modeling. In the Proceedings of the 47th U.S. rock mechanics/geomechanics ARMA symposium, 23 - 26 June 2013, San Francisco, US. Alexandira, VA: ARMA, document ID 13-442.
    In this paper the effects of overburden stress on fracture-matrix flow partitioning were numerically analyzed using two different numerical approaches; the analysis was validated using a fractured Clashach core flood ...
  • Microstructure encryption and decryption techniques in optical variable and invariable devices in printed documents for security and forensic applications. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jayan, K. G.; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179635, 2015-05-05)
    AMBADIYIL, S., JAYAN, K.G., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2015. Microstructure encryption and decryption techniques in optical variable and invariable devices in printed documents for security and forensic applications. In Baldini, F., Homala, J. and Lieberman, R.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the SPIE optical sensors 2015 conference, 9506, 13-16 April 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179635
    Today, document counterfeiting is a global menace because of the advanced technologies available at ever decreasing prices. Instead of eschew the paper documents; applying efficient cost effective security methodologies ...
  • Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pollard, P. (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051, 2015-05-05)
    BHAVSAR, K., PRABHU, R. and POLLARD, P. 2015. Ultrasensitive graphene coated SPR sensor for biosensing applications. In Baldini, F., Homola, J and Lieberman, R.A. (eds.) Proceedings of SPIE optical sensors 2015 conference, 9506, 13-16 April 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2179051
    Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors over the ...
  • Holographic interfermetry for security and forensic applications. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Sreelekshmi, R. C.; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2242153, 2016-09-26)
    AMBADIYIL, S., SREELEKSHMI, R.C., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2016. Holographic interfermetry for security and forensic applications. In Proceedings of the 12th SPIE optics and counterterrorism, crime fighting and defence conference, 9995, 26-27 September 2016, Edinburgh, UK. Cardiff: SPIE [online], paper 9995-1. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2242153
    Security holograms having unique 3D images are one of the tools for enhancing the security for product and personnel authentication and anti-counterfeiting. Apart from the high technology that is required, the uniqueness ...
  • High performance valuation of CO2 gas separation ceramic membrane system. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Osueke, Godson; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp824-827.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N., OSUEKE, G. and GOBINA, E. 2015. High performance valuation of CO2 gas separation ceramic membrane system. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 824-827. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp824-827.pdf
    Atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions are considered as the greatest environmental challenge the world is facing today. The tasks to control the emissions include the recovery of CO2 from flue gas. This concern has been ...
  • Propylene oxidation using Pt-alumina impregnated catalytic membrane reactor. 

    Kajama, Mohammed; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp900-903.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    KAJAMA, M., NWOGU, N. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Propylene oxidation using Pt-alumina impregnated catalytic membrane reactor. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 900-903. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp900-903.pdf
    Pt/γ-Al2O3 membrane was prepared through the evaporative-crystallization deposition method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) destruction. SEM-EDXA observation, BET measurement, permeability assessment and the catalytic ...
  • The use of nano-composite ceramic membranes for gas separations. 

    Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1225-1229.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. The use of nano-composite ceramic membranes for gas separations. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 1225-1229. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1225-1229.pdf
    The preparation of composite ceramic inorganic membranes using different types of support with the aim to achieving high selectivity for lower hydrocarbons was studied. The pore size of the unmodified support was determined. ...
  • Initial study of heterogeneous catalysts behaviour and carrier gas permeation with catalytic inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification applications. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1287-1291.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Initial study of heterogeneous catalysts behaviour and carrier gas permeation with catalytic inorganic ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification applications. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 1287-1291. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp1287-1291.pdf
    Inorganic membranes continue to attract a lot of attention in various fields including industry and academia, due to the great potential they have shown in various applications. Recently, some studies have focused on the ...
  • An initial study of single gas permeation using a commercial alumina membrane. 

    Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Shehu, Habiba; Okon, Edidiong; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp737-739.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    ORAKWE, I.R., NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M., SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. An initial study of single gas permeation using a commercial alumina membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 737-739. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp737-739.pdf
    An initial study has been conducted using a commercially available alumina membrane. The study is based on single gas permeation method involving He, O2, CO2 and N2. The effect of trans membrane pressure drop, gas molecular ...
  • Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Osueke, Godson; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf, 2015-10-21)
    NWOGU, N.C., KAJAMA, M.N., OSUEKE, G. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Structural characteristic and permeation of gases through a supported silica inorganic ceramic membrane. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: the Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015), 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited [online], pages 245-248. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp245-248.pdf
    The present paper describes the synthesis and hydrodynamic properties of a surface-modified ceramic membrane composed of a porous support which consists of gamma alumina and a titania wash-coat. Single gas permeation through ...
  • Hydrodynamic performance in mesoporous silica membrane for lactic acid and esterifiecation. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Kajama, Mohammed; Orimoloye, Adesola; Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Orakwe, Ifeyinwa; Gobina, Edward (Newswood Limited http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp781-784.pdf, 2015-07-01)
    OKON, E.P., SHEHU, H., KAJAMA, M.N, ORIMOLOYE, A.O., NWOGU, N.C., ORAKWE, I.R. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrodynamic performance in mesoporous silica membrane for lactic acid and esterifiecation. Lecture notes in engineering and computer science: Proceedings of the world congress on engineering 2015 (WCE 2015) [online], Vol II, 1-3 July 2015, London, UK. Hong Kong: Newswood Limited, pages 781-784. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2015/WCE2015_pp781-784.pdf
    Ethyl Lactate has a lot of applications in different industries including food, pharmaceutical and agricultural processes. The esterification process of lactic acid and ethanol is a highly-equilibrium-controlled reaction. ...
  • Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. 

    Okon, Edidiong; Shehu, Habiba; Gobina, Edward (Trans Tech Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99, 2015-05-01)
    OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Characterisation of inorganic composite ceramic membrane for lactic acid esterification processes. Advanced materials research, 1102, Coddet, C. (ed.) Selected papers from the 2015 international conference on metal, ceramic and composite materials (ICMCCM-2015), 24-25 January 2015, Shanghai, China. Pfaffikon, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications [online], pages 99-102. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.99.
    The use of inorganic composite membranes in chemical industries has received a lot of attention more recently due to a number of exceptional advantages including thermal stability and robustness. Inorganic membranes can ...
  • Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Alkali, A.; Gobina, Edward (Atlantis Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40, 2015-03-01)
    NWOGU, N.C., ALKALI, A. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrogen transport through dense and porous membranes for fuel cell applications. Advances in computer science research, 34, Proceedings of the 1st international conference on industrial technology and management science (ITMS 2015), 27-28 March 2015, Tianjin, China. Amsterdam: Atlantis press [online], pages 157-160. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.40
    In this work the design of a nano structured ceramic membrane is carried out for fuel cell applications. However the innovation is that a membrane porous network is modified through its immersion in silica based solution ...
  • Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. 

    Idahosa, Patrick E.G.; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Oyeneyin, Babs (COMSOL https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685, 2014-09-17)
    IDAHOSA, P., OLUYEMI, G., PRABHU, R. and OYENEYIN, B. 2014. Rheological behaviour of single-phase non-Newtonian polymer solution in complex pore geometry: a simulation approach. In Proceedings of the 2014 COMSOL conference, 17-19 September 2014, Cambridge, UK. Burlington: COMSOL [online], pages 2372-2215. Available from: https://www.comsol.com/paper/rheological-behaviour-of-single-phase-non-newtonian-polymer-solution-in-complex--18685
    One of the most important criteria for evaluating chemical enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes that use polymers is its rheological behaviour which in turn account for other physical effects of adsorption and resistance ...
  • Validation of a novel approach for CO2/N2 gas separations by means of a hybrid ceramic membrane. 

    Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle; Kajama, Mohammed; Gobina, Edward (Trans Tech Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.73, 2015-05-01)
    NWOGU, N.C, KAJAMA, M.N. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Validation of a novel approach for CO2/N2 gas separations by means of a hybrid ceramic membrane. Advanced materials research, 1102: Coddet, C. (ed.) Selected papers from the 2015 international conference on metal, ceramic and composite materials (ICMCCM-2015), 24-25 January 2015, Shanghai, China. Pfaffikon, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications [online], pages 73-76. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1102.73.
    Global warming has been documented as one of the world?s foremost ecological concerns. Although it is difficult to totally end human related global warming, there is a possibility to alleviate these effects through a wide ...
  • Microstructural evaluation of suspension thermally sprayed WC-Co nanocomposite coatings. 

    Ahmed, R.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ali, O.; Al-Anazi, N. M.; Al-Mutairi, S.; Mamour, S.; Polychroniadis, E. K.; Goosen, M. F. A. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16919-4_5, 2015-05-05)
    AHMED, R., FAISAL, N.H., ALI, O., AL-ANAZI, N.M., AL-MUTAIRI, S., MAMOUR, S., POLYCHRONIADIS, E.K. and GOOSEN, M.F.A. 2015. Microstructural evaluation of suspension thermally sprayed WC-Co nanocomposite coatings. Springer proceedings in physics [online], 164, Proceedings of the 2nd international multidisciplinary microscopy and microanalysis congress (InterM), 16-19 October 2014, Oludeniz, Turkey. Pages 31-38. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16919-4_5
    Microstructural and sliding wear evaluations of nanostructured coatings deposited by Suspension High Velocity Oxy-Fuel (S-HVOF) spraying were conducted in as-sprayed and HIPed (Hot Isostatically Pressed) conditions. S-HVOF ...
  • Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2016.7510017, 2016-03-14)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Effect of diffuse radiation on the performance of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In the Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international conference on photonics (ICP), 14-16 March 2016, Sarawak, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 71-73. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2016.7510017
    This paper evaluates the performance of a recently patented rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC) under diffuse radiation. The RADTIRC has a geometrical concentration ...
  • Statistical error tolerances of partial discharge recognition rates. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Eltayeb, Mohammed; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Bani, Nurul Aini (IEEE https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSUDET.2015.7446217, 2015-10-15)
    MAS'UD, A.A., ELTAYEB, M., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and BANI, N.A. 2015. Statistical error tolerances of partial discharge recognition rates. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE conference on sustainable utilization and development in engineering and technology (CSUDET), 15-17 October 2015, Negeri Selangor, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-5. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSUDET.2015.7446217
    This paper compares the statistical error tolerances of the single neural network (SNN) and the ensemble neural network (ENN) recognition efficiencies, when both the SNN and ENN are applied to recognize partial discharge ...

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