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Research Paper Robotics
Grasp analysis of a four-fingered robotic hand based on Matlab simmechanics

Eram Neha; Mohd. Suhaib; Shruti Asthana; Sudipto Mukherjee

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 169-182


  The structure of the human hand is a complex design comprising of various bones, joints, tendons, and muscles functioning together in order to produce the desired motion. It becomes a challenging task to develop a robotic hand replicating the capabilities of the human hand. In this paper, the analysis ...  Read More

Research Paper Composite Materials
Effects of the asymmetric behavior of the shape memory alloy on nonlinear dynamic responses of thick sandwich plates with embedded SMA wires

Aidin Ghaznavi; Mohammad Shariyat

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 183-197


  In the present article, the dynamic behavior of sandwich plates with embedded shape memory alloy (SMA) wires is evaluated for two cases wherein (i) the stress-strain curve of the superelastic behavior of the SMA wires is symmetric and (ii) the mentioned curve is non-symmetric. A modified version of Brinson’s ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing Processes
Automatic implementation of a new recovery coefficient for Reliable contour milling

Elhachemi Bahloul

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 199-210


  In contour milling, to render the machining process more automated with significant productivity without remaining material after machining, a new recovery coefficient was developed. The coefficient was inserted in the computation of contour parallel tool paths to fix the radial depth of cut in the way ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Numerical analysis of heat transfer enhancement and flow structure of alternating oval tubes by considering different alternate angles under turbulent flow

Hasan Najafi Khaboshan; Hamid Reza Nazif

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 211-223


  In this research, the convective heat transfers of turbulent water fluid flow in alternating oval tubes is studied using computational fluid dynamics. The purpose of the study is to analyze the heat transfer enhancement and secondary internal flows under different alternate angles. Also, comparing the ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Science and Technology
Experimental investigation on constant-speed diesel engine fuelled with biofuel mixtures under the effect of fuel injection


Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 225-233


  The petroleum product has seen a drastic demand in the recent past. Biofuels are the only solution to overcome this power crisis. In the view of sustainable energy development, biodiesel and its additives have become the best options for fossil fuel-based engines. In this work, a biodiesel mix was used ...  Read More

Research Paper Composite Materials
High-velocity impact properties of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/E-glass fiber/epoxy anisogrid composite panels

Hamed Khosravi; Reza Eslami-Farsani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 235-243


  This work reports the high-velocity impact response of multiscale anisogrid composite (AGC) panels. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the influence of surface-modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes (S-MWCNTs) at different S-MWCNTs contents (0-0.5 wt.% at an interval of 0.1 wt.%) on the high-velocity ...  Read More

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Biomechanics
Numerical study of induction heating by micro / nano magnetic particles in hyperthermia

Faramarz Talati; AliAsghar Asghar Taheri

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 259-273


  Hyperthermia is one of the first applications of nanotechnology in medicine by using micro/nano magnetic particles that act based on the heat of ferric oxide nanoparticles or quantum dots in an external alternating magnetic field. In this study, a two-dimensional model of body and tumor tissues embedded ...  Read More

Research Paper Fluid Mechanics
Magneto Prandtl nanofluid past a stretching surface with non-linear radiation and chemical reaction

Ganesh Kumar; Ramesh G K; Sabir Ali Shehzad; Gireesha B.J

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 275-285


  In this article, we examined the behavior of chemical reaction effect on a magnetohydrodynamic Prandtl nanofluid flow due to stretchable sheet. Non-linear thermally radiative term is accounted in energy equation. Constructive transformation is adopted to formulate the ordinary coupled differential equations ...  Read More

Research Paper Compressible Flow
Effect of blade profile on the performance characteristics of axial compressor in design condition

Sarallah Abbasi; ali joodaki

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 287-296


  The choice of geometrical shape of the blades has a considerable effect on aerodynamic performance and flow characteristics in axial compressors. In this paper, the effects of the blades shape on the aerodynamic design characteristics are investigated based on Streamline Curvature Method (SCM). Initially, ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Unsteady convective flow for MHD powell-eyring fluid over inclined permeable surface

Amit Parmar; Shalini Jain

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 297-312


  The current article has investigated unsteady convective flow for MHD non-Newtonian Powell-Eyring fluid embedded porous medium over inclined permeable stretching sheet. We have pondered the thermophoresis parameter, chemical reaction, variable thermal conductivity, Brownian motion, variable heat source ...  Read More

Research Paper Casting
The effect of injection parameters on dimensional accuracy of wax patterns for investment casting

Ehsan Barati; Javad Akbari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 313-322


  Thermal expansion and hot deformation are two phenomena causing dimensional errors in investment casting. This error occurs in dimensions between the die and wax pattern. Therefore, the wax's thermo-physical and thermo-mechanical properties, the metal die features, and the process parameters affect the ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Systems
Design and construction of fruit solar drier for rural settlements

Moses EMETERE; Isaac Odun-ayo

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 323-330


  This research focuses on the need for preserving fruits in rural areas to prevent waste. The solar drier is made of vital chambers i.e. the concentrator chamber (that harvests the solar irradiance), the transport pipe (that transports the heat generated by convection) and hanger chamber (where the fruits ...  Read More

Research Paper Fluid Mechanics
Numerical investigation of upward air-water annular, slug and bubbly flow regimes

Maryam Hassani; Mohammad Bagheri Motlagh; Ramin Kouhikamali

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 331-341


  In this paper, numerical investigation of upward two phase flow of air-water has been studied. Different conditions of flow regimes including annular, wispy annular, slug, churn and bubbly are simulated based on Hewitt and Roberts map, and a good agreement between the experimental data of the map and ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
MHD Casson fluid flow through a vertical plate

M.C. Raju; Raju KVS; Parandhama A

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 343-350


  In this study, effects of numerous physical quantities like dissipation, thermal radiation, and induced magnetic field on magnetohydrodynamic Casson fluid flow through a vertical plate is addressed. The non-dimensional multivariable governing equations are solved numerically by by means of Runge-Kutta ...  Read More

Research Paper Composite Materials
Computational evaluation of the homogeneity of composites processed by accumulative roll bonding (ARB)

Mahsa Gharechomaghlu; Hamed Mirzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 351-358


  A new computational method based on MATLAB was used to study the effect of different parameters on the homogeneity of composites produced by a severe plastic deformation technique known as accumulative roll bonding. For a higher number of passes, the degree of particle agglomeration and clustering decreased, ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing Processes
Effectiveness of alumina nanofluid on slotting end milling performance of SKD 11 tool steel

Tran Minh Duc; Tran The Long; Tran Bao Ngoc

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 359-369


  SKD 11 tool steel is among the most popular metals in mold industries for making different kinds of cold work molds and dies with high accuracy and long service life. The demand for higher quality, lower manufacturing costs, particularly the environmentally friendly characteristics, have provided the ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing Processes
Design and fabrication of an effective micromixer through passive method

Mahdi Moghimi; Naeem Jalali

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 371-383


  Micromixer is a significant component of microfluidics particularly in lab-on-chip applications so that there has been a growing need for design and fabrication of micromixers with a shorter length and higher efficiency. Despite most of the passive micromixers that suffer from long mixing path and complicated ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Science and Technology
Investigation of injection timing and different fuels on the diesel engine performance and emissions

Saeed Ahmadipour; Mohammad Hossein Aghkhani; Javad Zareei

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 385-396


  Start of fuel injection and fuel type are two important factors affecting engine performance and exhaust emissions in internal combustion engines. In the present study, a one-dimensional computational fluid dynamics solution with GT-Power software is used to simulate a six-cylinder diesel engine to study ...  Read More

Research Paper Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD)
Development length of laminar magnetohydrodynamics pipe flows

Mohammad Hasan Taheri; Morteza Abbasi; Mehran Khaki Jamei

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, Pages 397-407


  In this article, a laminar magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) developing flow of an incompressible electrically conducting fluid subjected to an external magnetic field is considered. The aim of the study is to propose a correlation for computing the development length of the laminar MHD developing flow in a ...  Read More