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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

February 2017 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Simplified performance estimation of ISM-band, OFDM-based WSNs according to the sensitivity/SINAD parameters

    Pierre van Rhyn & Gerhard P. Hancke

    A novel method is proposed to estimate committed information rate (CIR) variations in typical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) wireless local area networks (WLANs) that are applied... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Mathematical model for galvanic corrosion of steel–copper couple in petroleum waste water in presence of friendly corrosion inhibitor

    Anees A. Khadom, Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Diyala, Iraq; Baker M. Abod, Technical Engineering College, Middle Technical University, Iraq

    Galvanic corrosion of steel–copper couple in saline petroleum wastewater in the absence and presence of curcuma extract as corrosion inhibitor was studied as a function of temperature, velocity,... More

    pp. 14-20

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  3. Ti-5Al-5Mo-5V-3Cr and similar Mo equivalent alloys: First principles calculations and experimental investigations

    Premkumar Manda, Ashish Pathak & A. Mukhopadhyay, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India; Uday Chakkingal, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India; A.K. Singh, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India

    This paper reports the stability of Ti-5Al-5Mo-5V-3Cr and similar Mo equivalent alloys using first principles calculations. The lattice constant and modulus values are calculated using X-ray... More

    pp. 21-26

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  4. Sorption of cyanide from aqueous medium by coffee husk: Response surface methodology

    Mebrahtom Gebresemati, Department of Chemical Engineering, EiT-M, Mekelle University, Ethiopia; Nigus Gabbiye & Omprakash Sahu, School of Chemical and Food Technology, BiT, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

    Cyanide is a very toxic compound that is released into the environment through industrial effluents; therefore, it needs to be removed prior to wastewater discharge. Adsorption is one of the most... More

    pp. 27-35

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  5. Technical comparison of FACTS controllers in parallel connection

    Esther Barrios-Martínez & Cesar Ángeles-Camacho

    The Static VAR Compensator (SVC) and Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) have the ability to provide dynamic compensation to a transmission system. Their speed of response enable increased... More

    pp. 36-44

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  6. A comprehensive embedded solution for data acquisition and communication using FPGA

    Venkatraman Kandadai, Moorthi Sridharan, Selvan Manickavasagam Parvathy & Raja Pitchaimuthu

    Digital controllers in real time applications require a reliable system for acquisition of data for effective processing. This paper focusses on the design and development of a comprehensive... More

    pp. 45-53

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  7. Adaptive underfrequency load shedding using particle swarm optimization algorithm

    Abbas Ketabi & Masoud Hajiakbari Fini

    Underfrequency load shedding plays an important role in prevention of the power system blackout. The common load shedding methods are based on measuring the frequency first derivative; therefore,... More

    pp. 54-60

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  8. A low cost framework for real-time marker based 3-D human expression modeling

    Alexander Woodward, Department of General Systems Sciences, Japan; Yuk Hin Chan, Rui Gong, Minh Nguyen, Trevor Gee, Patrice Delmas & Georgy Gimel’farb, Department of Computer Science, New Zealand; Jorge Alberto Marquez Flores, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Mexico

    This work presents a robust, and low-cost framework for real-time marker based 3-D human expression modeling using off-the-shelf stereo web-cameras and inexpensive adhesive markers applied to the... More

    pp. 61-77

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  9. A first principles calculation of Ni-16Cr and Ni-16Mo alloys

    Ashish Pathak, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India; Kumud Kant Mehta, RDAQA (M), c/o DRDO, India; Ashok Kumar Singh, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India

    The present paper describes the structural stability and mechanical properties of the γ phase for Ni-16Cr and Ni-16Mo alloys using first principles density functional theory (DFT) within... More

    pp. 78-82

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  10. A pico-satellite assembled and tested during the 6th CanSat Leader Training Program

    Angel Colin

    In this paper, we describe the process to construct a pico-satellite mounted in a bottle of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) of 345 More

    pp. 83-91

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