Research Paper Manufacturing Processes
Analysis of factors affecting delamination in drilling GFRP composite

Sachin G Ghalme; Yogesh Bhalerao; Kamlesh Phapale

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 281-289

  Composite materials have proven their applicability for various structural components. Excellent properties of glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) composite materials have presented GFRP composites for potential applications in aerospace and automobile-related industries. Drilling is an important operation ...  Read More

Research Paper
Multi-objective particle swarm optimization of WEDM process parameters for inconel 825

P. Kumar; M. Gupta; V. Kumar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 291-309

  With the increased diversity of the customer demand and complexity of the product, Inconel 825 is widely used to meet the actual needs, especially in the aerospace industry. It is difficult-to-cut material because of its high toughness and hardness. The present research attempts to optimize the process ...  Read More

Research Paper
Mechanism of surface generation in grinding AA6061-TiB2/ZrB2 in-situ composite

A. Mahamani; S. Jawahar; J. P. Davim

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 311-324

  In-situ composites have gained the attention of worldwide researchers in the interest of their greater mechanical properties at the lower reinforcement ratio. Controlling the surface quality of components is a paramount task in the grinding process in order to withstand the creep and fatigue load at ...  Read More

Characteristics of fish oil biodiesel with the impact of diesel fuel addition on a CI engine

Deepak Kumar Sharma; Tikendra Nath Verma

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 325-336

  The present study focuses on the optimization in the use of non-petroleum fuel derived from waste fish oil fuels, as a replacement for petroleum diesel fuel for compression ignition engine. The study comprises of comparison between results of fish oil biodiesel-diesel blends in a compression ignition ...  Read More

Research Paper Nonlinear Solution
Analysis of generalized compressor characteristics on surge phenomena in axial compressors

Adnan Maqsood; Muhammad Kamran Khan Tareen; Rizwan Riaz; Laurent Dala

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 337-344

  The paper discusses the effect of compressor characteristic on surge phenomena in axial flow compressors. Specifically, the effect of nonlinearities on the compressor dynamics is analyzed. For this purpose, generalized multiple time scales method is used to parameterize equations in amplitude and frequency ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Numerical analysis of microchannel based bio-inspired heat sinks with multiple inlet-outlet pairs for cooling square shaped circuits

Kandassamy K; Prabu Balakrishnan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 345-359

  Heat dissipation in electronic circuits is important to maintain their reliability and functionality. In this work, microchannel based bio-inspired flow field models are proposed and numerically analyzed. The proposed flow fields have single to four inlet-outlet pairs. COMSOL is used to do the numerical ...  Read More

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Power Generation
Numerical analysis of photovoltaic power generation in different locations of Bangladesh

Rehena Nasrin Nasrin; M. Saddam Hossain

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 373-389

  Photovoltaic (PV) module is one of the most useful, sustainable and non-harmful products in the field of renewable energy. It offers longer service period for least maintenance cost. The elements of PV are abrasive, easy for designing, and their structure like the stand-alone technique gives production ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing Processes
Application of image-based acquisition techniques for additive manufacturing using canny edge detection

Ahalya Ravendran; Suchada Rianmora

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 391-404

  Edge is an indispensable characteristic of an image, defined as the contour between two regions with significant variance in terms of surface reflectance, illumination, intensity, color, and texture. Detection of edges is a basic requirement for diverse contexts for design automation. This study presents ...  Read More

Research Paper Nonlinear Solution
Effect of geometrical parameters on fluid film coefficients in tilting pad journal bearing

Harsh Kumar Dixit; T.C Gupta

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 405-427

  The simplified analytical method has developed to analyze the effect of bearing geometrical parameters, i.e. eccentricity ratio, journal rotation speed, slenderness ratio, bearing radial clearance, pad pivot offset and the number of pads on tilting pad journal bearing (TPJB) properties, i.e. fluid film ...  Read More

Research Paper
Thermo-mechanical characterization of post-consumer recycled high impact polystyrene from disposable cups: Influence of the number of processing cycles

Hanan EL BHILAT; Khalid El Had; Houda SALMI; Abdelilah Hachim

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 427-436

  In this study, the effect of six successive recycling cycles of the recycled material including high impact polystyrene disposable cups on tensile properties, glass transition temperature, flexural, impact strength tests and fluidity were studied. It has been found that after increasing recycling, the ...  Read More

Research Paper Biomechanics
Simulation of blood flow in the abdominal aorta considering penetration into the organs using pore network model

Safoora Karimi; Mitra Dadvar; Bahram Dabir

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 437-447

  One of the critical limitations of studies on cardiovascular blood flow simulation is to determine outlet boundary conditions accurately. In the present study, for the first time, pore network model is proposed as a useful technique to take into account interaction between blood flow and other body organs. ...  Read More

Research Paper
Analysis of chemical reaction and thermophoresis on MHD flow near the accelerated vertical plate in a rotating system with variable temperature

mohammad shareef; mohammad shareef

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 449-460

  This study analyses the combined effect of chemical reaction and Soret number on MHD flow of a viscous and incompressible fluid near the exponentially accelerated infinite vertical plate in a rotating system. The fluid under consideration is electrically conducting and the medium is porous. A set of ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Numerical study of transient behavior and heat transfer in a phase change material affected by heat transfer fluid flow parameters

Omid Ahmadi; Sahand Majidi; Pooyan Hashemi Tari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 461-471

  Phase Change Materials (PCMs) are known to be capable of storing a substantial amount of energy in relatively low volume. Also, since the phase change process occurs in a nearly constant temperature, PCMs are suitable to be used as storage units. The present study focuses on the effect of Heat Transfer ...  Read More

Research Paper Composite Materials
Experimental evaluation and estimation of frictional behavior of polymer matrix composites

Hiral Parikh; Piyush Gohil

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 473-483

  As the fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composites give good strength and can work in rigorous environmental conditions, nowadays, more focus is given to study the behavior of these materials under different operating conditions. Due to the environmental concern, the focus on the natural fiber reinforced ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Novel numerical solution of non-linear heat transfer of nanofluid over a porous cylinder: Buongiorno-Forchheimer model

Vasu B; Atul Kumar Ray

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 485-496

  This study aims to numerically investigate a two dimensional and steady heat transfer over a cylinder in a porous medium with suspending nanoparticles. Buongiorno model is adopted for nanofluid transport on a free convection flow taking the slip mechanism of Brownian motion and thermophoresis into account. ...  Read More

Research Paper Fluid Mechanics
Linear thermal radiation effects on MHD viscoelastic fluid flow through porous moving plate with first order chemical reaction, variable temperature, and concentration

shaik ibrahim; k suneetha; P Vijaya Kumar; Kanithi Jyothsna

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 497-509

  Due to the presence of rheological flow parameters and viscoelastic properties, non-Newtonian fluid structure is intricate and enticing to investigate. The flow has been made by considering variable temperature and radiation effects for the magnetohydrodynamic viscoelastic liquid past ...  Read More

Research Paper Fluid Mechanics
Investigation of temperature jump and slip effects on nanofluid treatment inside a vertical annulus via modified Buongiorno’s model

Hamidreza Ghaffarianjam; Sajad A. Moshizi; Mahdi Zamani; Mahdi Amiri Daluee

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 511-524

  In the present work, the study of alumina-water nanofluid heat transfer between two concentric vertical cylinders has been done by modified Buongiorno’s model (BM) to examine the impacts of temperature jump and slip velocity boundary conditions for a wide range of Knudsen number. Runge-Kutta-Fehlberg ...  Read More

Research Paper Fluid Mechanics
Effect of axial groove location, length, and width ratio on bearing properties and stability

Vijay Kumar Dwivedi; Pooja Pathak

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 525-537

  There are many industrial applications of axially grooved journal bearing, especially in turbo- machinery. Stability is a very big issue for researchers, in high speed rotating machines. The axial groove journal bearing has a capacity to reduce the vibration and the ability to resolve the heating problems ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Investigation of natural convection heat transfer of MHD hybrid nanofluid in a triangular enclosure

Ali Akbar rashidi; Ehsan Kianpour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 539-549

  Natural convection heat transfer is studied numerically in a triangular enclosure. The enclosure is isosceles right triangle and its bottom wall is hot, the hypotenuse is cold and the other wall is adiabatic. Also, a vertical magnetic field is applied in the enclosure; and there is hybrid nanofluid inside ...  Read More