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Energy and Power Engineering

Influence of Jatropha Fruit Maturity on Seed Oil Yield, Composition and Heat of Combustion of Derived Biodiesel

Authors: Mbako Jonas, Clever Ketlogetswe, Jerekias Gandure ABSTRACT Maturity of Jatropha fruits has influence on oil yield, chemical composition and physicochemical properties of derived biodiesel. Oil yield was determined using soxhlet extraction while biodiesel was prepared through the process of … 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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Enhancing Production Efficiency of Oil and Natural Gas Pipes Using Microwave Technology

Author(s): Wissam M. Alobaidi, Entidhar A. Alkuam, Eric Sandgren, Hussain M. Al-Rizzo ABSTRACT The research reported in this paper aims at developing means of Non Destructive testing (NDT) to increase the line efficiency of pipe production in oil and natural … Continue reading

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