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Investigation of new actinobacteria for the biodesulphurisation of diesel fuel

Thesis
Athi Narayanan, S. M. Investigation of new actinobacteria for the biodesulphurisation of diesel fuel. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2679899
Biodesulphurisation (BDS) is an emerging technology that utilises microorganisms for the removal of sulphur from fossil fuels. Commercial-scale BDS needs the development of hi...

Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni -P

Presentation / Conference
Stankiewicz, A., Kefallinou, Z., Mordarski, G., Jagoda, Z., & Spencer, B. (2018, July)
Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni -P. Poster presented at Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Research 2018
Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings, as potential metallic protective coatings with self-healing properties, were deposited by the electroless method. The alginate microgels cont...

The Use of Sedimentation for the Estimation of Aspect Ratios of Charged Cellulose Nanofibrils

Conference Proceeding
Onyianta, A. J., & Williams, R. (2018)
The Use of Sedimentation for the Estimation of Aspect Ratios of Charged Cellulose Nanofibrils. In R. Fangueiro, & S. Rana (Eds.), Advances in Natural Fibre Composites, 195-203. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64641-1_17
In this study, the aspect ratios of carboxymethylated and TEMPO-oxidised cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) were estimated by gel point analysis using a sedimentation approach. The f...

The effect of injection mould surface finish on the ejection of plastics product

Thesis
Mohd, A. B. The effect of injection mould surface finish on the ejection of plastics product. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7571
The development and fabrication injection of moulding tools is complex and demands highly skilled personal. The research aim is to study the effect of surface roughness on mou...

Formulation Pre-screening of Inhalation Powders Using Computational Atom–Atom Systematic Search Method

Journal Article
Ramachandran, V., Murnane, D., Hammond, R. B., Pickering, J., Roberts, K. J., Soufian, M., …Pencheva, K. (2015)
Formulation Pre-screening of Inhalation Powders Using Computational Atom–Atom Systematic Search Method. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 12(1), 18-33. https://doi.org/10.1021/mp500335w
The synthonic modeling approach provides a molecule-centered understanding of the surface properties of crystals. It has been applied extensively to understand crystallization...

Environmental impact assessment for sustainable cement production

Thesis
El Atasi, L. Environmental impact assessment for sustainable cement production. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6651
Cement production requires intensive use of natural raw materials and energy. It also results in emissions to the atmosphere, the most significant being COZ. Studies estimate ...

The water vapor sorption behavior of a galactomannan cellulose nanocomposite film analyzed using parallel exponential kinetics and the Kelvin-Voigt viscoelastic model.

Journal Article
Keating, B. A., Hill, C. A. S., Sun, D., English, R., Davies, P., & McCue, C. (2013)
The water vapor sorption behavior of a galactomannan cellulose nanocomposite film analyzed using parallel exponential kinetics and the Kelvin-Voigt viscoelastic model. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129, 2352-2359. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.39132
Nanocomposite films have been developed where a galactomannan (guar) matrix was reinforced with cellulose nanowhiskers and plasticized using sorbitol. The properties of these ...

Small strain deformation measurements of konjac glucomannan solutions and the influence of borate cross-linking.

Journal Article
Ratcliffe, I., Williams, P. A., English, R., & Meadows, J. (2013)
Small strain deformation measurements of konjac glucomannan solutions and the influence of borate cross-linking. Carbohydrate Polymers, 95, 272-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.02.024
The dynamic rheology of aqueous solutions of konjac glucomannan has been evaluated over a range of concentrations up to 2.35%, and the effect of borate cross-linking of such s...

Click Reactions as a Key Step for an Efficient and Selective Synthesis of D-Xylose-Based ILs.

Journal Article
Ferlin, N., Gatard, S., Van Nhien, A., Courty, M., & Bouquillon, S. (2013)
Click Reactions as a Key Step for an Efficient and Selective Synthesis of D-Xylose-Based ILs. Molecules, 18, 11512-11525. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules180911512
D-Xylose-based ionic liquids have been prepared from D-xylose following a five steps reaction sequence, the key step being a click cycloaddition. These ionic liquids (ILs) hav...

Biomass derived ionic liquids: synthesis from natural organic acids, characterization, toxicity, biodegradation and use as solvents for catalytic hydrogenation processes

Journal Article
Ferlin, N., Courty, M., Gatard, S., Spulak, M., Quilty, B., Beadham, I., …Bouquillon, S. (2013)
Biomass derived ionic liquids: synthesis from natural organic acids, characterization, toxicity, biodegradation and use as solvents for catalytic hydrogenation processes. Tetrahedron, 69, 6150-6161. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.tet.2013.05.054
Ionic liquids with natural organic derived anions (l-lactate, l-tartrate, malonate, succinate, l-malate, pyruvate, d-glucuronate, d-galacturonate) were easily prepared from te...

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