Category Archives: Engineering

Journals from Engineering

Energy Losses in Superconductors

Author(s): Charles Dean, Milind N. Kunchur ABSTRACT Absence of macroscopic resistance is the most essential trait of superconductors for their practical applications. Yet several mechanisms lead to dissipation in the superconducting state such as weak links, fluctuations, and the motion … Continue reading

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Topography Measurement for Monitoring Manufacturing Processes in Harsh Conditions

Author(s): Thomas Mueller, Andreas Poesch, Eduard Reithmeier ABSTRACT High precision manufacturing, e.g. milling and grinding, which have manufacturing tolerances in the range of <10 μm require microscopic measurement techniques for the inspection of the manufactured components. These measurement techniques are … Continue reading

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Drivers’ Reaction of Warning Messages in Work Zone Termination Areas with Left Turn

Author(s): Boya You, Fengxiang Qiao, Lei Yu ABSTRACT Work-zone crashes have always drawn public attention. A number of fatalities are recorded every year nationwide within work zone areas. Most existing countermeasures have been dedicated more to the advance warning areas, … Continue reading

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Estimation of Passenger Car Equivalents for Basic Freeway Sections at Different Traffic Conditions

Author(s): Jalal Taqi Shaker Al-Obaedi ABSTRACT Passenger car equivalent (PCE) is an important factor which is used to convert traffic volumes containing proportions of heavy good vehicles (HGVs) to a unify measure containing only passenger cars units (PCU). This paper … Continue reading

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Topology Optimization Design of Automotive Engine Bracket

Author(s): Po Wu, Qihua Ma, Yiping Luo, Chao Tao ABSTRACT According to the structural characteristics of the automobile engine bracket, the finite element model of the bracket is established. As the connecting part between the engine and the body, the … Continue reading

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A New Approach to Solve Transportation Problems

Author(s): Mollah Mesbahuddin Ahmed , Aminur Rahman Khan, Md. Sharif Uddin, Faruque Ahmed ABSTRACT Finding an initial basic feasible solution is the prime requirement to obtain an optimal solution for the transportation problems. In this article, a new approach is … Continue reading

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Power Electronics and Its Application to Solar Photovoltaic Systems in India

Author(s): Nishij Ganpatrao Kulkarni, Vasudeo Bapuji Virulkar ABSTRACT Out of many renewable energy resources, solar energy is one of the conspicuous sources of energy which can supply the increasing demand of energy. As of May 2014, India has an installed … Continue reading

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Constant-Stress Accelerated Degradation Life Test of an Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display under Violet Light

Author(s): François-Xavier Fortier, Sylvain G. Cloutier ABSTRACT The lifetime of commercial OLED display devices increases, so does the need for an accelerated lifetime testing method. The present work proposes a simple and accurate blackbox testing approach for commercial PMOLED display … Continue reading

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Design of Smart Home System Based on ZigBee Technology and R&D for Application

Author(s): Lin Gao, Zhixin Wang, Jianlong Zhou, Chao Zhang ABSTRACT In this paper, a smart home system based on ZigBee technology is designed. The system includes home network, home server and mobile terminal. The program is highly scalable and cost-effective. … Continue reading

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Atomization of UMo Particles under Nitrogen Atmosphere

Author(s): Luis Olivares, Jaime Lisboa, Jorge Marin, Mario Barrera, Alberto Navarrete ABSTRACT Generally, the atomization of UMo particles is done under vacuum or argon atmosphere, and the surface modification of these UMo particles is, usually, carried on through a further … Continue reading

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