Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Registration of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products: solution in regulation and governance or new challenge. 

    Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus (NANO SciTech Centre, 2016-02-26)
    MUNIR, A.B., KARIM, M.E., YASIN, S.H.M. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2016. Registration of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products: solution in regulation and governance or new challenge. In the Proceedings of the International seminar on nanoscience and nanotechnology (NANOSciTech2016), 26-29 February 2016, Shah Alam, Malaysia. Shah Alam: NANO-SciTech Centre, pages 10-11.
    Regulation and governance of infinite number and diversified types of engineered nanomaterials has been a genuine challenge for the regulators around the world in recent times. Recent experience with the genetically modified ...
  • Novel optical concentrator technology for building integrated photovoltaic systems. 

    Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Freier, Daria; Mallick, Tapas Kumar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Bani, Nurul Aini (IET, 2016-06-24)
    ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., FREIER, D., MALLICK, T.K., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., MAS'UD, A.A. and BANI, N.A. 2016. Novel optical concentrator technology for building integrated photovoltaic systems. In the Proceedings of the 2016 world conference on innovation, engineering and technology (IET2016), 24-26 June 2016, Sapporo, Japan.
    This paper describes a novel type of solar concentrator for use in Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Systems. The new design called rotationally asymmetrical compound parabolic concentrator (RACPC) is based on a novel ...
  • Evolutionary algorithms for real-time artificial neural network training. 

    Jagadeesan, Ananda Prasanna; Maxwell, Grant M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_12, 2005-09-01)
    JAGADEESAN, A., MAXWELL, G. and MACLEOD, C. 2005. Evolutionary algorithms for real-time artificial neural network training. Lecture notes in computer science [online], 3697, Proceedings of the 15th international conference on artifical neural networks (ICANN 2005): formal models and their applications, 11-15 September 2005, Warsaw, Poland, part 2, pages 73-78. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_12
    This paper reports on experiments investigating the use of Evolutionary Algorithms to train Artificial Neural Networks in real time. A simulated legged mobile robot was used as a test bed in the experiments. Since the ...
  • Training neural networks using Taguchi methods: overcoming interaction problems. 

    Viswanathan, Alagappan; Macleod, Christopher; Maxwell, Grant M.; Kalidindi, Sashank (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_17, 2005-09-01)
    VISWANATHAN, A., MACLEOD, C., MAXWELL, G. and KALIDINDI, S. 2005. Training neural networks using Taguchi methods: overcoming interaction problems. Lecture notes in computer science [online], 3697, Proceedings of the 15th international conference on artifical neural networks (ICANN 2005): formal models and their applications, 11-15 September 2005, Warsaw, Poland, part 2, pages 103-108. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11550907_17
    Taguchi Methods (and other orthogonal arrays) may be used to train small Artificial Neural Networks very quickly in a variety of tasks. These include, importantly, Control Systems. Previous experimental work has shown that ...
  • Tensile failure analysis of structural materials using acoustic emission. 

    Mowat, John J.; Jihan, Sha; Droubi, M. Ghazi (EWSHM 2016 (Organisers) http://www.ndt.net/events/EWSHM2016/app/content/Paper/140_Droubi.pdf, 2016-07-05)
    MOWAT, J., JIHAN, S. and DROUBI, M.G. 2016. Tensile failure analysis of structural materials using acoustic emission. In Proceedings of the 8th European workshop on structural health monitoring (EWSHM 2016), 5-8 July 2016, Bilbao, Spain. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/events/EWSHM2016/app/content/Paper/140_Droubi.pdf
    Materials testing is an extremely important process in the modern world with new colossal structures being built in every corner of the earth, with the ever increasing size of structures making safety of vital importance. ...

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