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     ISSN (Print) 2006-9790
     Published by Academic Journals Homepage  [73 journals]
  • Effect of immersion speed on the mechanical properties and micro-structure
           of oil quenched AISI 1020 steel

    • Abstract: Steel is one of the most important commodities in the engineering world due to its usefulness and availability. Its application is wider than any other metal, ranging from domestic use in the forms of utensils and many more to its use in construction and manufacturing industries. The wide range of application of steel in engineering practices has prompted the desire to increase certain mecha...
      PubDate: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Effect of battery effluent on plasticity and swelling characteristics of
           expansive soil

    • Abstract: Ground pollution is perpetuated by humans due to many reasons. Industrial activity is necessary for the socio-economic progress of a country, but at the same time, it generates large amount of solid and liquid wastes. Among various means available, disposal through land is simple and widely used. All types of pollution have either direct or indirect effect on soil properties. Behaviour of an...
      PubDate: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Mass and color kinetics of foamed and non foamed grape concentrate during
           convective drying process: A comparative study

    • Abstract: Experiments were conducted on drying of grape concentrate to form leather by using convective and foam mat drying process. Mass and color degradation kinetics of both non foamed and foamed grape concentrate were studied at selected temperatures (55, 65 and 75°C) at constant drying bed thickness of 5 mm. The results indicated that the drying took place in falling rate period where as higher d...
      PubDate: Sat, 31 May 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Impact of industrial effluents on water quality of Kali river in different
           locations of Meerut, India

    • Abstract: Water covers approximately 70.9% of earth’s surface and is a vital source for all known forms of life. The study highlights the pernicious elements present in water of Kali River. Various physico-chemical parameters, like Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Total hardness, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), pH, Calcium, Magnesium, Chloride, and Sulphate were undertaken d...
      PubDate: Sat, 31 May 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Parameter optimization of electrical discharge machining process by using
           Taguchi approach

    • Abstract: Electrical discharge machining (EDM) is one of the most extensively used non-traditional material removal processes for difficult-to-cut materials. The full potential of the EDM process has not yet been exploited due to its complicated discharge mechanism. Though a lot of research has been done to improve the process performance, optimal selection of process parameters for the best performan...
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Investigation of self-similar nature of video streaming traffic in
           corporate network

    • Abstract: In this work, a model of the corporate network had been developed, simulated and implemented using an optimized network engineering tool in a simulation area of 1.5 × 1.5 km enterprise topology network to stream video between each other. Total of 14,670 video traffic (traffic load) is streamed from different sources and destinations at random. The video streaming traffic is monitored, analyz...
      PubDate: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Effect of Argon plasma and ion beam on the morphology and wettability of
           polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

    • Abstract: Plasma and ion beams are considered tools that can improve existing materials or create new materials. Their technology is widely used to alter the surface properties of polymers without affecting their bulk properties. The treated polymers have found various applications in microelectronics, biomedical and chemical industries. In this work, the use of Argon plasma and Argon ions produced fr...
      PubDate: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Computational screening of ionic liquids as solvents for reprocessing of
           spent nuclear fuel

    • Abstract: COSMO-RS method was used in screening 2106 ionic liquids as alternate solvents to volatile n-dodecane used in PUREX. The distribution coefficients of uranylnitrate in ionic liquids/aqueous nitric acid biphasic system and the solubility of the ionic liquids in water were determined using COSMO-RS. Seventeen ionic liquids based on tetrafluoroborate BF4, were the most hydrophobic than others sc...
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • Evaluation of bandwidth performance in a corporate network by using
           simulation model

    • Abstract: In this work a corporate network model consists of two separate buildings with four departments on different virtual local area network (VLAN) for the security purpose had been developed. The implementation was achieved using OPNET technology which really helped to reveal the traffic characteristics of network just like in a real life network. The central idea of this work is focused on the ...
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +010
  • A comparative study of meta-heuristics for identical parallel machines

    • Abstract:   This paper considers the scheduling problem of minimizing the weighted number of early and tardy jobs on identical parallel machines, Pm ∑wj(Uj + Vj). This problem is known to be NP complete and finding an optimal solution is unlikely. Six meta-heuristics including hybrids are proposed for solving the problem. The meta-heuristics considered are genetic algorithm, particle swarm optimi...
      PubDate: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +010
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