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  • Symbols classifiction in engineering drawings. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Moreno Garcia, Carlos; Jayne, Chrisina (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classifiction in engineering drawings. In Proceedings of the International joint neural networks conference 2018 (IJCNN), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly ...
  • Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. 

    Hlinka, Josef; Lasek, Stanislav; Siostrzonek, Rene; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Tanger Ltd https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/, 2017-01-31)
    HLINKA, J., LASEK, S., SIOSTRZONEK, R. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. In Proceedings of the 26th international metallurgy and materials conference (METAL 2017), 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd [online], pages 1292-1297. Available from: https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/
    Bioactive coatings can be divided into two main groups - organic and inorganic coatings. Hydroxyapatite (HA) is well known as one of inorganic part of mammal's bone structure and is highly recommended for use in implantology. ...
  • Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Hurston, Emma; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Joseph, Ginson P. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982, 2017-06-19)
    BHAVSAR, K., HURSTON, E., PRABHU, R. and JOSEPH, G.P. 2017. Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084982. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982
    Heavy metal ion pollution emerges as a potential threat to humankind and the ecosystem due to their increased spreading into the environment. Detection of highly toxic heavy metal ions requires rapid, simple, sensitive and ...
  • Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. 

    Dunbar, Graeme; Stagg, Neil; Hynd, Alistair; Waghorn, Jack (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929, 2017-06-19)
    DUNBAR, G., STAGG, N., HYND, A. and WAGHORN, J. 2017. Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084929. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929
    In this paper we will introduce the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Student ROV Competition and the development of the Scottish Regional Event that feeds into it. We will present case studies from ...
  • A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. 

    Iyalla, Ibiyekariwaripiribo; Arulliah, Elankumaran; Innes, David (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938, 2017-06-19)
    IYALLA, I., ARULLIAH, E. and INNES, D. 2017. A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938
    Production control system communication protocols used in subsea fields are primarily proprietary to the subsea vendor. Due to the proprietary nature of this communication system, the operators encounter many challenges ...
  • Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132, 2017-11-05)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A. and AHMED, K.H. 2017. Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international renewable energy research and applications conference 2017 (ICRERA 2017), 5-8 November 2017, San Diego, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 608-613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132
    This paper presents analysis of the non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge (TAB) converter under various purely inductor-based AC link topologies. The objective of the analysis is to find the topology that incorporates ...
  • Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. 

    Messina, Marco; Njuguna, James; Palas, Chrysovalantis (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897, 2017-10-29)
    MESSINA, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PALAS, C. 2017. Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE sensors 2017 conference (IEEE SENSORS 2017), 29 October - 1 November 2017, Glasgow, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897
    This work focuses on the design improvement of a tri-axial piezoresistive accelerometer specifically designed for head injuries monitoring where medium-G impacts are common, for example in sports such as racing cars. The ...
  • Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung (IEEE http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185/, 2017-09-18)
    SABRA, A. and FUNG, W.-K. 2017. Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. In Proceedings of MTS/IEEE OCEANS (OCEANS 17): our harsh and fragile ocean, 18-21 September 2017, Anchorage, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-8. Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185
    Underwater mobile sensor node localization is a key enabling technology for several subsea missions. A novel scalable underwater localization scheme, called Best Suitable Localization Algorithm (BLSA), is proposed to ...
  • Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. 

    Johny, Jincy; Summers, Jade; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Joseph, Ginson P.; Fung, Wai-Keung; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976, 2017-06-19)
    JOHNY, J., SUMMERS, J., BHAVSAR, K., JOSEPH, G.P., FUNG, W.K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084976. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976
    Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) is a key technology for condition monitoring of different offshore oil and gas structures. FBG sensors are used to sense different physical parameters such as strain, temperature, vibration, etc. ...
  • Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Smith, Thomas; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084974, 2017-06-19)
    JOHNY, J., SMITH, T., BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084974. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084974
    Fibre optic sensing is a key technology for a variety of underwater sensing and monitoring applications. Fibre optic acoustic sensors are mainly based on interferometric detection approach where the acoustic pressure-induced ...
  • Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. 

    Amos, Solomon; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Njuguna, James (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023, 2017-06-19)
    AMOS, S., PRABHU, R. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085023. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023
    The theoretical design and analysis of a metal coated hybrid sensing system of Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) and Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) cavity for high pressure high temperature (HPHT) measurement in subsea ...
  • Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. 

    Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Hewitt, F.; Georgieva, G.; Lawton, Linda A.; Meenakshi, H. N.; Robertson, P. K. J. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011, 2017-06-19)
    PRABHU, R., HEWITT, F., GEORGIEVA, G., LAWTON, L.A., MEENAKSHI, H.N. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2017. Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011
    Photocatalytic technology using TiO2 is one of the emerging approaches for water treatment, especially as a final step to remove complex organics such as pesticides, hormones or humic acids. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a ...
  • Design of a smart security registration plate for seagoing motorized non-mechanical crafts. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jose, Soumya; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084868, 2017-06-19)
    AMABDIYIL, S., JOSE, S., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design of a smart security registration plate for seagoing motorized non-mechanical crafts. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084868. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084868
    Unauthorized and uncertified small seagoing fishing crafts are being widely used for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, especially in the Indian sub-continent. Nevertheless, the registration is mandatory; the ...
  • Solar powered charging backpack. 

    Taverne, Jonas; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ayub, Ahmad Syahir; Sellami, Nazmi; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (Organisers) http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2017/, 2017-12-05)
    TAVERNE, J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AYUB, A.S., SELLAMI, N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. Solar powered charging backpack. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2017 (ICEECC2017), 5-6 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    This paper demonstrated a step by step process in designing a solar powered charging backpack that is capable of charging a mobile phone efficiently. A selection of existing products available on the market were reviewed ...
  • Comparison of artificial neural network and multiple regression for partial discharge sources recognition. 

    Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Albarracin, Ricardo; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Bani, Nurul Aini; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil (IEEE, 2017-05-09)
    MAS'UD, A.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ALBARRACIN, R., ARDILA-REY, J.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., AZIZ, N.F.A., BANI, N.A. and MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N. 2017. Comparison of artificial neural network and multiple regression for partial discharge sources recognition. Presented at the 9th IEEE-GCC conference and exhibition 2017: solutions for a smarter economy, 9-11 May 2017, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia.
    This paper compares the capabilities of the artificial neural network (ANN) and multiple linear regression (MLR) for recognizing and discriminating partial discharge (PD) defects. Statistical fingerprints obtained from a ...
  • Novel nonimaging solar concentrator for portable solar systems for developing countries. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Gamio, Carlos; Jafry, Tahseen; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2017.7991242, 2017-06-27)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., GAMIO, C., JAFRY, T. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2017. Novel nonimaging solar concentrator for portable solar systems for developing countries. In Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society powerAfrica conference (IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2017): harnessing energy, information and communications technology (ICT) for affordable electification of Africa, 27-30 June 2017, Accra, Ghana. New York: IEEE [online], pages 307-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2017.7991242
    Portable solar chargers have been gaining popularity as a new technology to help increase electrification in rural areas in developing countries. It is a fast developing industry aiming to produce a low-cost solution for ...
  • A preliminary study on the hand grip and pinch strength among adults in an indigenous people community in Royal Belum Forest, Malaysia. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Mohd Noor, Norliza; Mohd Aris, Siti Armiza; Muhtazaruddin, Mohd Nabil; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Jalil, Siti Zura A.; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2017.8228207, 2017-11-05)
    BANI, N.A., MOHD NOOR, N., MOHD ARIS, S.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., JALIL, S.Z.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. A preliminary study on the hand grip and pinch strength among adults in an indigenous people community in Royal Belum Forest, Malaysia. In the Proceedings of the IEEE region 10 conference 2017 (TENCON2017), 5-8 November 2017, Penang, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 2099-2103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2017.8228207
    Handgrip strength is a general indicator of muscle strength and nutritional status of an adult population and is linked with premature mortality as well as physical disabilities. In this preliminary study, handgrip strength ...
  • A new weak 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 (PACE (Organisers) http://picost.org/, 2017-07-25)
    AZIZ, N.F.A., RAHMAT, N.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAHMAN, T.K.A., YASSIN, Z.M., WAHAB, N.A. and SALIM, N.A. 2017. A new weak area identification method in power system based on voltage stability. Presented at the Professional and Continuing Education Center (PACE) international conference on science and technology 2017 (PICOST 2017), 25-27 July 2017, Penang, Malaysia.
    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 ...
  • Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. 

    Adamson, Michael Angus; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Aziz, Nur Fadilah Ab; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Sellami, Nazmi; Iyi, Draco; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd (PACE (Organisers) http://picost.org/, 2017-07-25)
    ADAMSON, M.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AZIZ, N.F.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., SELLAMI, N., IYI, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., MUNIR, A.B. and YASIN, S.H.M. 2017. Development of a control system for a domestic grid-connected wind turbine. Presented at the Professional and Continuing Education Center (PACE) international conference on science and technology 2017 (PICOST 2017), 25-27 July 2017, Penang, Malaysia.
    In the United Kingdom (UK), homeowners who install grid connected renewable energy sources receive a threefold benefit. They can use the electricity generated by the source, they enjoy reduced household bills and they can ...
  • Integrated self-healing of the composite offshore structures. 

    Gupta, Ranjeetkumar; Pancholi, Ketan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Pancholi, Mehul; Huo, Dehong; Jha, Vineet; Latto, James (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084828, 2017-06-19)
    GUPTA, R., PANCHOLI, K., PRABHU, R., PANCHOLI, M., HUO, D., JHA, V. and LATTO, J. 2017. Integrated self-healing of the composite offshore structures. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084828. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084828
    The self-repairing composite materials integrated with sensing is way forward to reduce maintenance cost and increase consumer safety. In this work, the novel self-healing carbon fibre reinforced unidirectional bulk tape ...

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