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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

June 2017 Volume 15, Number 3

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Comparison of regenerated bamboo and cotton performance in warm environment

    Karina Solorio-Ferrales, Carlos Villa-Angulo, Rafael Villa-Angulo & José Ramón Villa-Angulo

    Different materials have been used to fabricate summer (warm environment) clothing, such as cotton, nylon, neoprene, polyester and 100% synthetic fibers. However, because of their mechanical and... More

    pp. 205-210

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  2. Digital counter cell design using carbon nanotube FETs

    Mehdi Bagherizadeh, Department of Computer Engineering, Rafsanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rafsanjan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohammad Hossein Moaiyeri & Mohammad Eshghi, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Compressor and counter cells are the basic blocks used to accumulate the partial products in a multiplication process. In this paper, novel high speed and low power carbon nanotube counter cells... More

    pp. 211-222

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  3. Comparison of power quality indices and apparent power (kVA) ratings in different autotransformer-based 30-pulse AC–DC converters

    Rohollah Abdollahi

    Three-phase multipulse AC–DC converters (MPC) are developed for improving power quality to reduce harmonics in ac mains and ripples in dc output. This study, based on technical and economic factors... More

    pp. 223-232

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  4. Design and evaluation of energy-efficient carbon nanotube FET-based quaternary minimum and maximum circuits

    Mohammad Hossein Moaiyeri, Afshin Rahi, Fazel Sharifi & Keivan Navi

    This article presents energy-efficient quaternary minimum and maximum logic circuits based on carbon nanotube field-effect transistor (CNTFET). The specific features of CNTFET, such as the... More

    pp. 233-241

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  5. A modified high step-up non-isolated DC-DC converter for PV application

    Subramani Saravanan & Neelakandan Ramesh Babu

    A non-isolated high voltage gain DC-DC converter has been presented in this paper. The boost, SEPIC and modified SEPIC converters were analyzed and their performance was compared with the proposed ... More

    pp. 242-249

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  6. A comparative study of the use of local directional pattern for texture-based informal settlement classification

    Abuobayda M. Shabat & Jules-Raymond Tapamo

    In developing and emerging countries progression of informal settlements has been a fast growing phenomenon since the mid-1990s. Half of the world's population is housed in urban settlements. For... More

    pp. 250-258

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  7. Automatic speech recognizers for Mexican Spanish and its open resources

    Carlos Daniel Hernández-Mena, Laboratorio de Tecnologías del Lenguaje (LTL), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico; Ivan V. Meza-Ruiz, Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas (IIMAS), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico; José Abel Herrera-Camacho, Laboratorio de Tecnologías del Lenguaje (LTL), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico

    Development of automatic speech recognition systems relies on the availability of distinct language resources such as speech recordings, pronunciation dictionaries, and language models. These... More

    pp. 259-270

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  8. Nanocolumnar CdS thin films grown by glancing angle deposition from a sublimate vapor effusion source

    Luis Germán Daza & Román Castro-Rodríguez, Department of Applied Physics, CINVESTAV-IPN, Unidad Mérida, Mexico; Marco Cirerol-Carrillo, Yucatan Autonomous University, Faculty of Engineering, Mexico; Enrique Adrián Martín-Tovar, Department of Applied Physics, CINVESTAV-IPN, Unidad Mérida, Mexico; José Méndez-Gamboa, Rubén Medina-Esquivel & Ignacio Pérez-Quintana, Yucatan Autonomous University, Faculty of Engineering, Mexico; Augusto Iribarren, Department of Applied Physics, CINVESTAV-IPN, Unidad Mérida, Mexico

    The glancing angle deposition (GLAD) technique was used to grow cadmium sulfide (CdS) thin films on glass and indium tin oxide (ITO)-coated glass substrates from a sublimate vapor effusion source. ... More

    pp. 271-277

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  9. Fully solution-processed zinc oxide MIS capacitors by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis in air ambient

    Miguel A. Dominguez, Centro de Investigaciones en Dispositivos Semiconductores, Instituto de Ciencias, Benemerita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Mexico; Abdu Orduña-Diaz, Centro de Investigación en Biotecnología Aplicada (CIBA), Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Tlaxcala, Mexico

    In this work, the fabrication and characterization of fully solution-processed zinc oxide metal–insulator–semiconductor (MIS) capacitors by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis (USP) are presented. Fluorine ... More

    pp. 278-282

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  10. Assessment of cutting force and surface roughness in LM6/SiCp using response surface methodology

    Aezhisai Vallavi Muthusamy Subramanian, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Technology, India; Mohan Das Gandhi Nachimuthu, Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology, India; Velmurugan Cinnasamy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Technology, India

    Metal matrix composites are replacing the traditional material world because of their superior mechanical properties. Consequently, the necessity for accurate machining of the composite has... More

    pp. 283-296

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  11. Experimental investigation for graphene and carbon fibre in polymer-based matrix for structural applications

    Shankar A. Hallad, Nagaraj R. Banapurmath, Anand M. Hunashyal & Ashok S. Shettar, Center for Material Science, B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, India; Narasimha H. Ayachit, Rani Channamma University Belgaum, B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, India; Mruthunjaya A.K., Lohit R.B. & Manjunath Uttur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, India

    The present paper investigates the behaviour of a polymer matrix beam reinforced with graphene and carbon fibres at nano and micro level reinforcements, respectively, to study mainly the strength... More

    pp. 297-302

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  12. Proposal of an experimental data and image transmission system and its possible application for remote monitoring smart grids

    Ibrahim Develi, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Erciyes University, Turkey; Yasin Kabalci, Department of Electronics and Automation, Nigde Vocational College of Technical Sciences, Nigde University, Turkey

    This paper investigates the bit error rate (BER) and the peak signal-to-noise ratio (PSNR) performances of quasi-cyclic low-density parity-check (QC-LDPC) coded orthogonal frequency-division... More

    pp. 303-310

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