Volume 12 (2022)
Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)

State of the art in friction stir welding and ultrasonic vibration-assisted friction stir welding of similar/dissimilar aluminum alloys

Satish S Chinchanikar; Vaibhav S Gaikwad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , September 2021, , Pages 67-100


  Researchers have worked on many facets of joining of similar/dissimilar aluminum alloys using different joining techniques and came up with their own recommendations. Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is widely preferred for joining aluminum alloys being an economical alternative to produce high-quality welds. ...  Read More

Finite element comparison of single, bi-layered and three-layered tube hydroforming processes

Gh. Payganeh; J. Shahbazi Karami; K. Malekzadeh Fard

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 69-80


  In this paper, single, bi-layered and three-layered tube hydroforming processes were numerically simulated using the finite element method. It was found that the final bulges heights resulted from the models were in good agreement with the experimental results. Three types of modeling were kept with ...  Read More

Free vibrations analysis of a sandwich rectangular plate with electrorheological fluid core

M. M. Soleymani; M. A. Hajabasi; S. Elahi Mahani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , December 2015, , Pages 71-81


  In this paper, a rectangular sandwich plate with a constrained layer and an electrorheological (ER) fluid core is investigated. The rectangular plate is covered an ER fluid core and a constraining layer to improve the stability of the system. The two outer layers of the sandwich structure are elastic. ...  Read More

An Experimental Study on the process parameters of Incremental Forming of Explosively-Welded Al/Cu Bimetal

Mohammad Honarpisheh; Ahmad Gheysarian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , August 2017, , Pages 73-83


  Single point incremental sheet metal forming is a sheet metal forming process that forms products without the complex dies and tools with low cost. In this study, the incremental sheet metal forming process has been experimentally investigated on the explosively-welded Al/Cu bimetal sheets. Also, the ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
Derivation of turbulent energy in a rotating system

S. F. Ahmed

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2013, , Pages 75-83


  Energy equation for turbulent flow in a rotating system was derived in terms of second order correlation tensors, where the correlation tensors were functions of space coordinates, distance between two points and time. To reveal the relationship of turbulent energy between two points, one point was taken ...  Read More

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Effect of Variable Thermal Conductivity and the Inclined Magnetic Field on MHD Plane Poiseuille Flow in a Porous Channel with Non-Uniform Plate Temperature

Muhim Chutia

Volume 8, Issue 1 , September 2018, , Pages 75-84


  The aim of this paper is to investigate the effect of the variable thermal conductivity and the inclined uniform magnetic field on the plane Poiseuille flow of viscous incompressible electrically conducting fluid between two porous plates Joule heating in the presence of a constant pressure gradient ...  Read More

Energy Science and Technology
Performance analysis of a combined cooling, heating and power system based on micro gas turbine from the point of view of exergy

Jamasb Pirkandi; Amirali Amiralaei; Mohammad Omian

Volume 12, Issue 1 , August 2022, , Pages 77-93


  In this research, a combined cooling, heating and power system (CCHP) has been analyzed from the perspective of entropy and exergy. The primary driver and the cooling system for this combined system consist of a micro gas turbine and a hot water lithium bromide single-effect absorption chiller, respectively. ...  Read More

Heat and Mass Transfer
Inclined Lorentzian force effect on tangent hyperbolic radiative slip flow imbedded carbon nanotubes: lie group analysis

Sreenivasulu Pandikunta; Vasu B; Poornima Tamalapakula; N Bhaskar Reddy

Volume 10, Issue 1 , September 2020, , Pages 85-99


  The present paper focuses on numerical study for an inclined magneto-hydrodynamic effect on free convection flow of a tangent hyperbolic nanofluid embedded with Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) over a stretching surface taking velocity and thermal slip into account. Two types of nanoparticles are considered for ...  Read More

Heat and Mass Transfer
Applying a full implicit finite-difference method in jet impingement heat transfer studies

M. Rahimi; M. Mortazaei

Volume 4, Issue 1 , December 2014, , Pages 89-99


  Jet impingement heat transfer is an effective and practical approach that is employed in many industrial processes where heating, cooling, or drying is required. Details of the heat or mass transfer rate have been investigated both experimentally and numerically and can be found in the published literature. ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
MHD thermal radiation and chemical reaction effects with peristaltic transport of the eyring-powell fluid through a porous medium

K VENU REDDY; M. Gnaneswara Reddy

Volume 9, Issue 1 , September 2019, , Pages 89-105


  In this paper, we analyze the thermal radiation and chemical reaction impacts on MHD peristaltic motion of the Eyring-Powell fluid through a porous medium in a channel with compliant walls under slip conditions for velocity, temperature, and concentration. Assumptions of a long wave length and low Reynolds ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
A review of dough rheological models used in numerical applications

S. M. S. M. Hosseinalipour; A. Tohidi; M. Shokrpour

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 129-147


  The motivation for this work is to propose a first thorough review of dough rheological models used in numerical applications. Although many models have been developed to describe dough rheological characteristics, few of them are employed by researchers in numerical applications. This article reviews ...  Read More

Nonlinear Solution
Active control of superposition of waves with time lagging and frequency difference: Numerical simulation

Wah Yen Tey; Yu Maan Kong

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 November 2022


  The theory of superposition of waves has been widely deployed in many engineering applications such as medical imaging, engineering measurements, and wave propagation in structures. However, these applications are prone to the interference of unwanted waves. The root cause of the weakness could be ascribable ...  Read More

Nonlinear static and dynamic behaviors of a microresonator under discontinuous electrostatic actuation

M. Zamanian; S. A. A. Hosseini

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 145-159


  This article studied static deflection, natural frequency and nonlinear vibration of a clamped-clamped microbeam under discontinues electrostatic actuation. The electrostatic actuation was induced by applying AC-DC voltage between the microbeam and electrode plate. In contrast to previous works, it was ...  Read More

Perturbation Technique
A study on the use of perturbation technique for analyzing the nonlinear forced response of piezoelectric microcantilevers

M. Zamanian; M. Hadilu; B. Firouzi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 161-172


  In this paper, a comparison is made between direct and indirect perturbation approaches to solve the non-linear vibration equations of a piezoelectrically actuated cantilever microbeam. In this comparison, the equation of motion is considered according to Euler-Bernoulli theory with considering the non-linear ...  Read More

Manufacturing Processes
Investigating electrochemical drilling (ECD) using statistical and soft computing techniques

Mehdi Tajdari; Saeed Zare Chavoshi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 181-191


  In the present study, five modeling approaches of RA, MLP, MNN, GFF, and CANFIS were applied so as to estimate the radial overcut values in electrochemical drilling process. For these models, four input variables, namely electrolyte concentration, voltage, initial machining gap, and tool feed rate, were ...  Read More

Experimental analysis of shock waves turbulence in contractions with rectangular sections

Mohammad Reza Nikpour; payam khosravinia; Davod Farsadizadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , February 2019, , Pages 187-196


  Formation of shock waves has an important role in supercritical flows studies. These waves are often occurring during passage of supercritical flow in the non-prismatic channels. In the present study, the effect of length of contraction wall of open-channel for two different geometries (1.5 m and 0.5 ...  Read More

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Three-dimensional chemically reacting radiative MHD flow of nanofluid over a bidirectional stretching surface

Sandeep Naramgari; Siva Krishnam Raju C; G. Kumaran

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 209-222


  This study deals with the three-dimensional flow of a chemically reacting magnetohydrodynamic Sisko fluid over a bidirectional stretching surface filled with the ferrous nanoparticles in the presence of non-uniform heat source/sink, nonlinear thermal radiation, and suction/injection. After applying the ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
An experimental study on pressuredrop of CNT/water nanofluid in a triple-tube heat exchanger

Rasoul Talebian; Mansour Talebi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , February 2023, , Pages 225-236


  In the present study, the pressure drop of the nanofluid flow of carbon-water nanotubes (CNT/water) in a helical three-tube heat exchanger with constant fluid physical properties has been experimentally evaluated. For this purpose, first, the experimental device was designed and manufactured and then ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
Analytical study of nano-bioconvective flow in a horizontal channel using Adomian decomposition method

Kezzar Mohamed; tabet ismail; nafir Nourreddine; sari Mohamed Rafik

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 245-258


  In this paper, the bioconvective nanofluid flow in a horizontal channel was considered. Using the appropriate similarity functions, the partial differential equations of the studied problem resulting from mathematical modeling are reduced to a set of non-linear differential equations. Thereafter, these ...  Read More

Thermodynamics and Cumbustion
Heat transfer characteristics of methane-air diffusion flames impinging normally on plane surfaces

Satyananda Tripathy; Manmatha K Roul; Akshaya K Rout

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 361-372


  Theoretical investigation of turbulent flame impinging normally on plane surfaces isdone to determine the average Nusselt number and the plate heat flux distribution as functions of jet Reynolds number, equivalence ratio, and separation distance. The analysis is established on the mathematical formulation ...  Read More

Stress Analysis
Thermomechanical behaviour of functionally graded plates with HSDT

Sidda Reddy Bathini; Vijaya Vumar Reddy K

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 365-379


  This paper presents closed-form formulations of higher order shear deformation theory (HSDT) to analyse the functionally graded plates (FGPs) acted upon a thermo-mechanical load for simply supported (SS) conditions. This theory assumes nullity conditions for transverse stress on bottom and top face of ...  Read More

Fluid Mechanics
Water hammer simulation by explicit central finite difference methods in staggered grids

F. Khalighi; A. Ahmadi; A. Keramat

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 69-77


  Four explicit finite difference schemes, including Lax-Friedrichs, Nessyahu-Tadmor, Lax-Wendroff and Lax-Wendroff with a nonlinear filter are applied to solve water hammer equations. The schemes solve the equations in a reservoir-pipe-valve with ...  Read More

Heat and Mass Transfer
A truly meshless method formulation for analysis of non-Fourier heat conduction in solids

Isa Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , December 2016, , Pages 75-89


  The non-Fourier effect in heat conduction is important in strong thermal environments and thermal shock problems. Generally, commercial FE codes are not available for analysis of non-Fourier heat conduction. In this study, a meshless formulation is presented for the analysis of the ...  Read More

LQG vibration control of sandwich beams with transversely flexible core equipped with piezoelectric patches

Nima Nadirian; Hasan Biglari; Mohammad Ali Hamed

Volume 7, Issue 1 , August 2017, , Pages 85-97


  The purpose of this paper is control of simply supported flexible core sandwich beam's linear vibration equipped with piezoelectric patches under different loads. The effects of external forces imposed on sandwich beam can be reached to a minimum value by designing an appropriate controller and control ...  Read More

Solar Energy
Evaluation of solar-chimney power plants with multiple-angle collectors

hamideh Hoseini; ramin mehdipour

Volume 8, Issue 1 , September 2018, , Pages 85-96


  Solar chimney power plants are plants based on solar thermal power including three parts of collector, chimney and turbine, which is able to produce electrical energy. One of the effective parameters in increasing the power production is the collector angles versus horizon. In the present study, a numerical ...  Read More