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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

June 2016 Volume 14, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Feasibility of manufacturing combustion chambers for aeronautical use in Mexico

    Alonso Romero-Jabalquinto, Abraham Velasco-Téllez, Patricia Zambrano-Robledo & Bárbara Bermúdez-Reyes

    The aeronautical sector is strategically important for the economic development of Mexico and has grown steadily over the last 10 years. Furthermore, it generates high added value for its products.... More

    pp. 167-172

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  2. H2 control of a one-quarter semi-active ground vehicle suspension

    L.C. Félix-Herrán, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Mexico; D. Mehdi, Université de Poitiers, ESIP-LAII, France; R.A. Ramírez-Mendoza, J. de J. Rodríguez-Ortiz & R. Soto, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Mexico

    Magneto-rheological (MR) dampers are effective solutions in improving vehicle stability and passenger comfort. However, handling these dampers implies a strong effort in modeling and control. This ... More

    pp. 173-183

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  3. Composite flywheel material design for high-speed energy storage

    Michael A. Conteh & Emmanuel C. Nsofor

    Lamina and laminate mechanical properties of materials suitable for flywheel high-speed energy storage were investigated. Low density, low modulus and high strength composite material properties... More

    pp. 184-190

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  4. Parabolic approximation in Kleinman's mechanical approach to laser spiking analysis

    José Antonio Sánchez-León

    Spiking patterns observed at the output of lasers have been widely used to predict their dynamic behavior. The light output of a laser was associated with the coordinate of a particle moving in a... More

    pp. 191-194

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  5. A study on the use of plant seed oils, triethanolamine and xylene as flow improvers of Nigerian waxy crude oil

    Olusegun Peter Akinyemi & Joseph Denis Udonne, Chemical and Polymer Engineering Department, Lagos State University, Nigeria; Vincent Enontiemonria Efeovbokhan & Ayodeji Ayodele Ayoola, Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Covenant University, Nigeria

    Chemical methods are the most convenient and economical for wax precipitation and deposition prevention. The chemical additives so far in use have varied limitations, ranging from high cost to... More

    pp. 195-205

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  6. Prediction of solar radiation for solar systems by using ANN models with different back propagation algorithms

    Neelamegam Premalatha, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kamaraj College of Engineering & Technology, India; Amirtham Valan Arasu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India

    Global solar radiation (GSR) is an essential parameter for the design and operation of solar energy systems. Long-standing records of global solar radiation data are not available in many places... More

    pp. 206-214

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