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2012

Suitability of Nigerian rocks as refractory materials for monolithic furnace lining

Osoba, L. O. & Afolabi, A. S., May 1 2012, In : Particulate Science and Technology. 30, 3, p. 209-219 11 p.

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Systematic investigation of residual strains associated with WC-Co coatings thermal sprayed onto metal substrates

Venter, A. M., Pirling, T., Buslaps, T., Oladijo, O. P., Steuwer, A., Ntsoane, T. P., Cornish, L. A. & Sacks, N., May 25 2012, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 206, 19-20, p. 4011-4020 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Tensile and Thermal Properties of Polycarbonate-Coated Tamarind Fruit Fibers

Maheswari, C. U., Reddy, K. O., Muzenda, E. & Rajulu, A. V., Jan 1 2012, In : International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization. 17, 8, p. 578-589 12 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Termite-hill: Performance optimized swarm intelligence based routing algorithm for wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., Ang, L. M. & Seng, K. P., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 35, 6, p. 1901-1917 17 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Termite-hill: From Natural to Artificial Termites in Sensor Networks

Zungeru, A. M., Ang, L. M. & Seng, K. P., 2012, In : International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR). 3, 4, 26 p.

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Open Access

Thermodynamic and density functional theory investigation of sulphathiazole as green corrosion inhibitor at mild steel/Hydrochloric acid interface

Obot, I. B., Ebenso, E. E., Akpan, I. A., Gasem, Z. M. & Afolabi, A. S., Mar 1 2012, In : International Journal of Electrochemical Science. 7, 3, p. 1978-1996 19 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Waste stabilisation ponds for anaerobic wastewater treatment

McAdam, E. J., Ansari, I., Cruddas, P., Martin-Garcia, I., Lester, J. N., Pursell, N., Cartmell, E. & Jefferson, B., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability. 165, 3, p. 201-213 13 p.

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Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

X-ray diffraction measurement of residual stress in WC-Co thermally sprayed coatings onto metal substrates

Oladijo, O. P., Venter, A. M., Cornish, L. A. & Sacks, N., Jul 15 2012, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 206, 23, p. 4725-4729 5 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

A fuzzy model for high-speed railway tunnel convergence prediction in weak rock

Adoko, A. C., Zuo, Q. J. & Wu, L., Dec 1 2011, In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 16 Q, p. 1275-1295 21 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach for high precision rapid potentiometric titrations: Application to hydrazine assay

Sahoo, P., Malathi, N., Ananthanarayanan, R., Praveen, K. & Murali, N., 2011, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 82, 11

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11 Citations (Scopus)

A predictive model of crude oil dispersion in water: A case study of the Niger-Delta Area of Nigeria

Abdulkareem, A. S., Odigure, J. O., Otaru, M. D. O., Kuranga, M. B. & Afolabi, A. S., Jan 1 2011, In : Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects. 33, 22, p. 2089-2103 15 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A study for the implementation of an economic optimization of coking plants

Savu, A., Muntean, I., Lazea, G. & Agachi, P. Ş., Jan 1 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 24, p. 409-414 6 p.

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Cost reduction of the wastewater treatment plant operation by MPC based on modified ASM1 with two-step nitrification/denitrification model

Ostace, G. S., Cristea, V. M. & Agachi, P. Ş., Nov 15 2011, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 35, 11, p. 2469-2479 11 p.

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48 Citations (Scopus)

Densification mechanism and microstructural evolution in selective laser sintering of Al-12Si powders

Olakanmi, E. O., Cochrane, R. F. & Dalgarno, K. W., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 211, 1, p. 113-121 9 p.

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78 Citations (Scopus)

Designing of sampling programmes for industrial effluent monitoring

Ntuli, F., Kuipa, P. K. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2011, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 18, 3, p. 479-484 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Design of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle plant with Carbon Capture and Storage based on co-gasification of coal and biomass

Maxim, V., Cormos, C. C. & Agachi, P. S., Jun 20 2011, In : Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 29, p. 1904-1908 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Design of intelligent self-tuning GA ANFIS temperature controller for plastic extrusion system

Ravi, S., Sudha, M. & Balakrishnan, P. A., Nov 24 2011, In : Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 2011, 101437.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Design of synthetic optimizing neuro fuzzy temperature controller for dual screw profile plastic extruder using labview

Samikannu, R. & Poonamallie, B. A., 2011, In : Journal of Computer Science. 7, 5, p. 671-677 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of the cutting resistance model of soil

Szymanski, J. K., Balideh, S., Suglo, R. S. & Planeta, S., Nov 2011, In : International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering. 3, 3, p. 220-232 13 p.

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Open Access

Drop weight impact response of woven natural silk/Epoxy laminated composite plates

Ude, A. U., lashlem, A. K. A. A. A. & Azhari, C. H., Jun 1 2011, In : Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 5, 6, p. 289-295 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Dual screw profile extruder temperature control using LabVIEW enhanced Genetic Fuzzy Algorithm

Ravi, S. & Balakrishnan, P. A., Jan 1 2011, In : European Journal of Scientific Research. 50, 1, p. 35-47 13 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of austempering temperature and time on corrosion behaviour of ductile iron in chloride and acidic media

Afolabi, A. S., Jun 2011, In : Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials. 58, 4, p. 190-195 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of tempering temperature and time on the corrosion behaviour of 304 and 316 austenitic stainless steels in oxalic acid

Afolabi, A. S., Potgieter, J. H., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Fungura, N., Jul 2011, In : World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. 79, p. 87-91 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Energy losses and heat transfer enhancement in transversally corrugated pipes

Akyildiz, F. T., Siginer, D. A. & Khezzar, L., Jul 1 2011, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 54, 15-16, p. 3801-3806 6 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of CO2 absorption-desorption cycle by dynamic modeling and simulation

Cormos, A. M., Gaspar, J. & Agachi, P. S., Jun 22 2011, In : Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 29, p. 1185-1189 5 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Extension of activated sludge model no 1 with two-step nitrification and denitrification processes for operation improvement

Ostace, G. S., Cristea, V. M. & Agachi, P., Oct 2011, In : Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. 10, 10, p. 1529-1544 16 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility study for a castor oil extraction plant in South Africa

Belaid, M., Muzenda, E., Mitilene, G. & Mollagee, M., Apr 2011, In : World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. 76, p. 740-744 5 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Fly ash and coal char reactivity from Thermo-gravimetric (TGA) experiments

Kelebopile, L., Sun, R. & Liao, J., Jun 1 2011, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 92, 6, p. 1178-1186 9 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Fully developed laminar slip and no-slip flow in rough microtubes

Akyildiz, F. T. & Siginer, D. A., Aug 1 2011, In : Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Mathematik und Physik. 62, 4, p. 741-748 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Fuzzy inference systems-based approaches in geotechnical engineering- a review

Adoko, A. C. & Wu, L., Sep 5 2011, In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 16 M, p. 1543-1558 16 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Heat transfer of non-newtonian dilatant power law fluids in square and rectangular cavities

Vinogradov, I., Khezzar, L. & Siginer, D., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics. 4, 2, p. 37-42 6 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

High-performance differential pressure monitoring devices using pulsating sensors for a sodium-cooled fast breeder reactor

Praveen, K., Rajiniganth, M. P., Arun, A. D., Ananthanarayanan, R., Malathi, N., Sahoo, P. & Murali, N., 2011, In : Nuclear Technology. 176, 1, p. 127-137 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of pollution sources in the Romanian Somes River using graphical analysis of concentration profiles

Ani, E. C., Avramenko, Y., Kraslawski, A. & Agachi, P. S., Sep 2011, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. 6, 5, p. 801-812 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of corrosion crack patterns on the rate of crack widening of RC beams

Malumbela, G., Moyo, P. & Alexander, M., May 1 2011, In : Construction and Building Materials. 25, 5, p. 2540-2553 14 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of temperature and heating rate on biomass pyrolysis in a fixed-bed reactor

Goia, V., Cormoş, C. C. & Agachi, P. Ş., Dec 2 2011, In : Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia. 2, p. 49-56 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics study of ammonia removal from synthetic waste water

Muzenda, E., Kabuba, J. & Mollagee, F. N. M., Jul 1 2011, In : World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. 79, p. 1-4 4 p.

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Laminar flow of non-linear viscoelastic fluids in straight tubes of arbitrary contour

Siginer, D. A. & Letelier, M. F., Apr 1 2011, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 54, 9-10, p. 2188-2202 15 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Load-bearing capacity of corroded, patched and FRP-repaired RC beams

Malumbela, G., Moyo, P. & Alexander, M., Nov 1 2011, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 63, 11, p. 797-812 16 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical model to identify nitrogen variability in large rivers

Ani, E. C., Hutchins, M., Kraslawski, A. & Agachi, P. S., Dec 1 2011, In : River Research and Applications. 27, 10, p. 1216-1236 21 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Model for cover cracking of RC beams due to partial surface steel corrosion

Malumbela, G., Alexander, M. & Moyo, P., Feb 1 2011, In : Construction and Building Materials. 25, 2, p. 987-991 5 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Modified differential evolution approaches applied in exergoeconomic analysis and optimization of a cogeneration system

Mariani, V. C., Coelho, L. D. S. & Sahoo, P. K., 2011, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 38, 11, p. 13886-13893 8 p.

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Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

MPC vs. PID. The advanced control solution for an industrial heat integrated fluid catalytic cracking plant

Iancu, M., Cristea, M. V. & Agachi, P. S., Jun 20 2011, In : Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 29, p. 518-521 4 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Multicriterial analysis of post-combustion carbon dioxide capture using alkanolamines

Padurean, A., Cormos, C. C., Cormos, A. M. & Agachi, P. S., Jul 1 2011, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 5, 4, p. 676-685 10 p.

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Open Access
39 Citations (Scopus)

Newly developed Quasi-Cyclic low density parity check codes for hard disks record data

Yahya, A., Ghani, F. & Badlishah Ahmed, R., Jul 2011, In : Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Rapid Communications. 5, 7, p. 745-750 6 p.

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