Research Paper Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
Numerical investigation of temperature effect on water hammer with cavitation in copper pipe rig

Amir Saidani; Ali Fourar; Fawaz Massouh

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 279-295

  The paper investigates the temperature effect on water hammers in an isothermal pressurized copper pipe rig, for single and two-phase flows. The study concerns pressure wave’s intensity, celerity, and attenuation. Also, the volume of cavities created during low-pressure periods is inspected. The ...  Read More

Research Paper Composite Materials
Numerical investigating of the effect of material and geometrical parameters on the static behavior of sandwich plate

Aidin Ghaznavi; Mohammad Shariyat

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 297-315

  Studying the behavior of sandwich panels is very important due to their widespread use in different industries. Therefore, over the past decades, various theories have been proposed to study the behavior of these panels. In this paper a higher order global-local theory with 3D equilibrium-based corrections ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Role of ohmic heating and radiation on magnetohydrodynamic Jeffery fluid model through a tapered channel with peristalsis

Ravi Kumar; D. Vijaya Sekhar; Sk. Abzal

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 317-327

  Theoretical investigation of Ohmic heating (Joule heating) and radiation on MHD Jeffery fluid model with porous material along the tapered channel with peristalsis is the focus of this study. Long wavelength and low-Reynolds number approximations are used in the mathematical modelling. Axial rate, pressure ...  Read More

Research Paper Fatigue
Fracture analysis of pre-cracked and notched thin plates using peridynamic theory

Liela Abbasiniyan; Seyed hamed Hoseini; Shirko faroughi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 329-338

  In this paper, the crack propagation and branching in the pre-cracked and notched samples have been modeled using nonlocal peridynamic theory. The bond-based peridynamic model has been numerically implemented which make it possible to simulate various features of dynamic brittle fracture such as crack ...  Read More

Research Paper Heat and Mass Transfer
Electrical resistance heating distribution on three dimensional Jeffrey radiating nanofluid flow past stretching surface

Barinepalle Malleswari; POORNIMA T T; Sreenivasulu Pandikunta; N Bhaskar Reddy

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 339-349

  This study emphasizes  the upshots of non-linear radiation and electrical resistance heating on a three dimensional Jeffrey dissipating nanoflow in view of convective surface conditions. The initial set of nonlinear dimensional boundary layer equations are transformed into a system of ordinary differential ...  Read More

Research Paper Robotics
Robust adaptive projection-based control of a constrained quadrotor with two manipulators

Mohammad Mohammadi; Reza Dehghani; Ali Reza Ahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 351-364

  In this paper, a quadrotor with two manipulators constrained on a straight path is modeled and a robust adaptive controller is proposed for it. Adding two manipulators to quadrotor increases its capabilities and applications in industry. Here, these two manipulators are used to place the robot on a constraint ...  Read More

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Composite Materials
Influence of material and internal support on natural frequencies of thin-walled cylindrical tanks

Nabard Habibi; Yasaman Ahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 381-395

  Water storage tanks are amongst the essential infrastructures, and the study of their natural frequencies plays a pivotal role in predicting and detecting dynamic behavior. Therefore, it helps to the uninterrupted operation of an industrial plant and the use of tank water in emergencies. This paper studies ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Numerical investigation on cooling performance of a twisted gas turbine blade with leading edge cooling holes

Mithilesh K Sahu; Moughbul Basha Shaik

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 397-407

  The new and advance technologies for higher performance and lower maintenance are required to operate  gas turbines at higher operating temperatures. Higher turbine inlet temperature results in higher blade metal temperatures. These variations in temperatures of the blade material must be limited ...  Read More

Research Paper Automation
Braking intensity recognition with optimal K-means clustering algorithm

Ali Mirmohammad Sadeghi; Abdollah Amirkhani; Behrooz Mashadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 409-423

  Recognizing a driver’s braking intensity plays a pivotal role in developing modern driver assistance and energy management systems. Therefore, it is especially important to autonomous and electric vehicles. This paper aims at developing a strategy for recognizing a driver’s braking intensity ...  Read More