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Publication for Volume-2 Issue-6, May 2017

Title
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Improving Web Service Composition Technique using Graph Based Algorithm - A Technical Research
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Urvi Chaudhary, Ipcowala Institute of Engineering & Technology, Dharmaj; Mikin R Patel ,Ipcowala Institute of Engineering & Technology, Dharmaj; Rohan C Prajapati ,Ipcowala Institute of Engineering & Technology, Dharmaj
Country
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India
Research Area
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web service
Automatic web service composition is not a trivial problem, especially when the number of services is high and there are different control structures to handle the execution flow. Some approaches, treat the composition problem as a planning problem. In general, these approaches have important drawbacks such as high complexity, high computational cost and inability to maximize parallel execution of web services. Other approaches consider the problem as a search problem, where a search algorithm is applied over a graph or a tree in order to find a minimal composition. These proposals are simpler and more effective than the other approaches, and also many of them can exploit parallel execution of web services but it does not provide optimal result.
Keywords : Web Service , WSCC:p53a6307093, Ontology.xml 
[1]	Mansour H. Elfawal and T. Dillon, "Dependability and Rollback Recovery for Composite Web Services," IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SERVICES COMPUTING, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 328 - 339, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2011.
[2]	J. J. Hu, X. Zhao, Y. D. Cao, Research on Transaction Web Service Selection Algorithm inWSC, Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences, 7, 725-731 (2013).
[3]	Rajesh Karunamurthy, Ferhat Khendek, and Roch H. Glitho, "A novel architecture for Web service composition," Journal of Network and Computer Applications , vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 787–802, March 2012.
[4]	YU Qing-mei, WANG Lan, and HUANG Dong-mei, "Fishery Web Service Composition Method Based on Ontology," Journal of Integrative Agriculture, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 792–799, May 2012.
[5]	Rui Wang et al., "Web Service Composition using Service Suggestions," in 2011 IEEE World Congress on Services, Washington, DC, 2011, pp. 482 - 489.
[6]	D. Paulraj, S. Swamynathan, M. Madhaiyan, Process Model-based Atomic Service Discovery and Composition of Composite Semantic Web Services using Web Ontology Language for Services (OWL-S), Enterprise Information Systems, 6, 445-471 (2012).
[7]	Elham Paikari, Emadoddin Livani, Mohammad Moshirpour, Behrouz H Far, and Günther Ruhe, "Multi-Agent System for Semantic Web Service Composition," in Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011, pp. 305-317.
[8]	Shanfeng Qi, Xinhuai Tang, and Delai Chen, “An Automated Web Services Composition System Based on Service Classification and AI Planning,” in 2012 Second International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing, Xiangtan, 2012, pp. 537 – 540.
[9]	Guisheng Fan, Huiqun Yu, Liqiong Chen, and Dongmei Liu, "Petri net based techniques for constructing reliable service composition," The Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 86, no. 4, pp. 1089–1106, April 2013.
[10]	Furkh Zeshan and Radziah Mohamad, “Semantic Web Service Composition Approaches: Overview and Limitations,” International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications, pp. 640-651, 2011.
[11]	P. Rodriguez-Mier, A. Gonzalez-Sieira, M. Mucientes, M. Lama, and A. Bugarin, “Hipster: An Open Source Java Library for Heuristic Search,” in 9th Iberian Conf. on Information Systems and Technologies, 2014.
[12]	P. Rodriguez-Mier, M. Mucientes, J. Vidal, and M. Lama, “An Optimal and Complete Algorithm for Automatic Web Service Composition,” Int. J. of Web Services Research (IJWSR), vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 1–20, 2012.
[13]	D. Lee, J. Kwon, S. J. Lee, S. Park and B. Hong, “Scalable and Efficient Web Services Composition Based on a Relational Database”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 84, (2011), pp. 2139-2155.
[14]	X. Z. Wang, Z. J. Wang, X. F. Xu and Y. Liu, “A Service Composition Method for Tradeoff Between Satisfactions of Multiple Requirements”, Journal of Computer Research and Development, vol. 48, no. 4, (2011), pp. 627-637.
[15]	W. L. Ding, Q. Wang and S. Zhao, “A User-Centric Service Composition Method Synthesizing Multiple Views”, Chinese Journal of Computers, vol. 34, no. 1, (2011), pp. 131-142.
Title
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Application of Tuned Mass Damper for Vibration Control of Multistoried Building under Seismic Excitation
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Harshal A Admane, DMIETR, Wardha; Y. D. Shermale ,CSMSS Polytechnic College, Aurangabad; R. S. Jaiswal ,DMIETR, Wardha
Country
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India
Research Area
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Earthquake Resistance System
Current trends in construction industry demands taller and lighter structures, which are also more flexible and having quite low damping value. Now-a-days several techniques are available to minimize the vibration of the structure, out of the several techniques available for vibration control; concept of using TMD is a newer one. This study was made to study the effectiveness of using TMD for controlling vibration of structure. The numerical stimulations are performed to study the structure with and without TMD. A twelve storied building with rectangular shape is considered for analysis. Analysis is done by FE software SAP2000 by using direct integration approach. TMDs with percentage masses 2%, 3%, 4%, 5% are considered. Three different recorded time histories of past EQ are used for the analysis. Namely 1940 EL-Centro EQ, Northridge EQ, and Taft EQ. comparison is done between the buildings with TMD and without TMD. From the study it was found that, TMD can be effectively used for vibration control of structure. TMD was more effective when damping ratio is less. Gradually increase in the mass ratio of the TMD result in gradually decrement in the displacement response of the structure.
Keywords : Tall Building, TMD, Soft-storey, Vibrations, Earthquake
[1]	Umachagi, V., Venkataramana, K., Reddy, G. R. and Verma, R. (2013). Application of dampers for vibration control of structures: An overview, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology. EISSN: 2319-1163/pISSN: 2321-7308.
[2]	Thakur, V. M. and Pachpor, P. D. (2012). Seismic Analysis of Multistoried Building with TMD (Tuned Mass Damper), International Journal of Engineering Resrarch and Application. ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol. 2, 1, pp. 319-326.
[3]	Pandey, P., Raydu, S. and Tibude, L. (2015). Tuned Mass Dampers as an Energy Dissipater, International Journal of Innovation and Emerging Research in Engineering. eISSN: 2394-3343/pIssn:2394-5494,Vol-2,5.
[4]	Sladek, J. R. and Klinger, R. E. (1983). Effect of Tuned – Mass Dampers on Seismic Response, J. Structural Engineering. ISSN 0733-9445/83/0008-2004, Vol. 109, 8,pp. 2004-2009.
[5]	Rana, R. and Soong, T. T. (1998). Parametric study and simplified design of tuned mass dampers, Engineering Structures. PII: S0141-0296(97)00078-3, Vol. 20, 3, pp. 193-204.
[6]	Kwok, Kenny CS. "Damping increase in building with tuned mass damper, "Journal of Engineering Mechanics 110.11 (1984): 1645-1649.
[7]	Sadek, F., Mohraz, B., Taylor A. W. and Chung, R. M. (1996). A Method of Estimating the Parameters of Tuned Mass Dampers for Seismic Applications, Mtech Thesis, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaitherburg, MD 20899.
[8]	Clark, A. J. (1988). Multiple passive tuned mass dampers for reducing earthquake induced building motion, Proceedings of Ninth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Tokyo-Kyoto, Japan (Vol. V)
[9]	Chen, G. and Wu, J. (2001). Optimal Placement of Multiple Tune Mass Dampers for Seismic Structures, Journal of Structural Engineering, 127.9 (2001): 1054-1062.
[10]	Agrawal, P. and Shrikhande, M. (2006). Earthquake resistant design of structures, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Title
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Analysis of Water Resources use for Agricultural Purpose in Gujarat
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Dr Yogesh Patel, Sankalchand Patel College of Engineering; P M Joshi ,Sankalchand Patel College of Engineering; V P Joshi ,Sankalchand Patel College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Civil Engineering
The pressure on farm sector has been increasing due to multiple reasons: lower yield, fragmentation of land holdings, poor irrigation, depletion of ground water, inadequate extension services/ supply of inputs, poor post-harvest management, lack of value addition at the producer’s level and a long supply chain involving a number of intermediaries. There is a strong need to assist the farmers to increase productivity to move up the value chain in simulating the farm economy and employment demand. Interventions such as, establishing market linkages, providing access to micro planning, creation of irrigation facilities/rain water harvesting structures, efficient water use through micro-irrigation, managing natural resources efficiently etc. can generate better farm as well as non-farm sector yields and change the rural landscape in better way. The agriculture sector is the predominant consumer of water. Almost 70% of all available freshwater is used for agriculture across the world. There is long and growing list of measures that can increase agricultural water productivity. Drip irrigation ranks near the top of measures and can achieve efficiencies as high as 95 percent, compared with 50-70 percent for more conventional flood or furrow irrigation. Micro irrigation reduces the virtual water requirement of the agricultural products thus improving water use efficiency. Government of Gujarat has formed the Gujarat Green Revolution Company Limited (jointly promoted by GSFC, GNFC and GAIC) act as nodal agency and implement uniform scheme for Micro Irrigation System in the State.
Keywords : Water Resources, Micro irrigation, Irrigation Efficiencies, Water Stress, Sustainability
[1]	Reddy K. Yella, “Copping with water scarcity through Micro-Irrigation”, Principal Scientist & Project Manager, AP Water Management Project Title of report,”AP, 2007.
[2]	NWRWS, Government of Gujarat Water sector with focus on conservation, Vibrant Gujarat-2011
[3]	Shah A. G. & Pandya K. P.,” Water an overview about Gujarat”, The workshop on Hydrological Data Management, M.S. Uni., Vadodara, 2011.
[4]	NWRWS, “Gulf of Khambat Development Project (WR)”, Government of Gujarat, Kalpsar as a prospective water solution, Saurashtra, 2010
[5]	Agriculture and Cooperation Department, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat Agriculture XI PLAN Outcomes & Strategies, 2009
[6]	Narayanamoorthy A., “Potential for Drip and sprinkler Irrigation”, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, 2004.
[7]	www.kalpsargujarat.gov.in
[8]	www.guj.nwrws.gujarat.gov.in
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[10]	www.agri.gujarat.gov.in
Title
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Studies on Properties of Composite Material (Al-Sic MMC) for Valve Development of Light Vehicle Petrol Engine - A Technical Research
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Nilamkumar S. Patel, RAI University; Dr A. D. Patel ,Charusat university
Country
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India
Research Area
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Casting of Aluminium
Material science and Engineering has experienced a tremendous growth in the field of micron and Nano composites developed with enhanced chemical, mechanical and physical properties. Aluminium based Metal matrix composites (MMCs) are appropriate material for engineering sector which are prepared by powder metallurgy and casting method. The present work described that Al-SiC composite as possible alternate materials with its unique capacity to give required properties for different engineering applications. In this paper, describe the microstructure of Al-6061-T6 (Aluminium alloy) and SiC- 1200 mesh (Silicon carbide powder) composites having 0, 5, & 15 volume percentage are produced by Stir casting method (Liquid metallurgy Route). Mechanical Tests like microstructure, Hardness, Strength etc. will be conducted. After developing MMCs compared properties with various existing material and result revealed that can use this composite material for making valves of light vehicle petrol engine.
Keywords : MMCs, Stir Casting Method, Valves, Properties
[1]	S. B. Rayjadhav, Dr. V. R. Naik, “Characteristic of developed Al-6061-SiC metal matrix composite produced by the stir casting method”, International journal of Innovative research in science and engineering (2016), Vol. No. 2, Issue 03.
[2]	R. S. Rana, Rajesh Purhit, V. K. Soni, and S. Das. “Characterization of mechanical properties and microstructure of aluminium alloys-sic composites”, 4th international conference on materials processing and characterization, published in materials todays processing 2(2015) page 1149-1156.
[3]	R. S. Rana, Rajesh Purhit, V. K. Soni, and S. Das. “Development and wear analysis of Al –Nano Sic composite automotive cam”, 4th international conference on materials processing and characterization published in materials today: Processing 2 (2015) page 3586-3592.
[4]	Dinesh kumar koli, Geeta agnihotri and rajesh purohit. “Advanced Aluminium Matrix Composite: The Critical Need of Automotive and Aerospace Engineering Fields, Materials today: proceeding 2 (2015) 3032-3041.
[5]	P. B. Pawar and Abhay A. Utpat. “Development of Aluminium based silicon carbide particulate metal matrix composite for spur gear”, 3Rd international conference on materials and processing and characterization (ICMPC 2014) published in procedia materials science 6 (2014) page 1150-1156.
Title
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An Increase in Elastic Buckling Strength of Plate Girder by the Influence of Transverse Stiffeners
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Amith U, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Dileep Kumar P G ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Boby Jacob ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Structural Engineering
Steel I girders especially plate girders are subjected to bending, shear and patch loading, so the stability has to be considered in the design. The shear strength in the web panel can be improved by providing transverse stiffeners on both side of the web undergoing a tension field action. Shear buckling strength in the web panel has a significant effect in the shear strength of plate girder. This paper investigating elastic buckling strength of plate girder in which transverse stiffeners are provided in the web. Solution is based on finite element parametric study validated on laboratory tests. After validating the results, provide transverse stiffeners in the web by reducing its thickness and compare these results using specifications of Eurocode, AASHTO,AISC, and British code. 
Keywords : Plate Girder, Transverse Stiffener, Shear Strength
[1]	Alinia M.M. (2004), A study into Optimization of stiffeners in plates subjected to shear loading, Thin-Walled Structures, 43, 845-860.
[2]	Alinia, M.M, Maryam Shakiba, Habashi, H.R (2009) Shear failure characteristics of steel plate girders, Thin-Walled Structures, 47, 1498–1506.
[3]	Alinia, M.M, A Gheitasi, Maryam Shakiba (2010) Postbuckling and ultimate state of stresses in steel plate girders, Thin-Walled Structures, 49, 455-464.
[4]	Basler, K. (1961) Strength of plate girders in shear, Journal of the structural division, American Society of Civil Engineers.
[5]	Chacón, R. Mirambell, E. Real, E (2013) Transversally stiffened plate girders subjected to patch loading-Part 1 Preliminary study, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 80, 483–491.
[6]	Chris R Hendy, Francesco Presta (2008) Transverse web stiffeners and shear moment interaction for steel plate girder bridges, The Structural Engineer
Title
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Experimental Study of a Heat Pump Assisted General Purpose Tray Dryer with Backup Heater
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Nidhin A R, M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam; Dr. Jeoju M Issac ,M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam; Gokul G Nair ,M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam; Swagath V Mohan ,M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam; Feizal Fidus ,M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam
Country
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India
Research Area
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Drying
Drying is probably one of the oldest methods of food preservation. The tray dryer is widely used in a variety of applications because of its simple design and capability to dry products at high volume. A drying system incorporating the HP (heat pump) was designed and constructed, along with necessary instrumentation to gather data on the properties of process air as well as real-time weight of the material being dried (mango slices). Drying was carried out in three different temperatures 50, 55 and 600C. The design of the system allowed for conducting drying with recirculation of air as well as use of backup electrical heaters. Comparisons of all three cases were made and it was found that drying time decreases with increase in temperature. Also drying rate increases with temperature. In terms of energy consumption, the process of HP assisted drying is more expensive, but drying time justifies its cost.
Keywords : Heat Pump, Tray Dryer, Drying Uniformity, Drying Rate, Drying Time
[1]	S. Sokhansanj, and D.S. Jayas, Drying of Foodstuffs. In: Handbook of Industrial Drying, 3rd ed., Mujumdar, A.S. (ed), Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. , 2006, pp. 522-545.
[2]	P.K. Adapa,, G.J. Schoenau, and S. Sokhansanj, Performance Study of a Heat Pump Dryer System for Specialty Crops – Part 2: Model Verification. International Journal of Energy Research, Vol 26, 2002, pp. 1-13.
[3]	ASHRAE. 1997. ASHRAE Handbook - Fundamentals. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
[4]	U.S. Pal, and M.K. Khan, Performance Evaluation of Heat Pump Dryer, Journal Food Science Technology, Vol. 47 No. 2, 2010 pp. 230-234.
[5]	S.K. Chou, and K.J. Chua, Heat Pump Drying Systems. In: Handbook of Industrial Drying, 3rd ed., Mujumdar, A.S. (ed), Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. , 2006, pp. 1104-1130.
[6]	A. S. Mujumdar, “Drying fundamentals,” in Industrial Drying of Foods, C. G. J. Baker, Ed., pp. 7–30, Blackie Academic & Professional, London, UK, 1997.
[7]	Mujumdar, AS. and AS. Menon. 1995. Drying of solids: Principles, classification and selection of dryers. In: Handbook of Industrial Drying, Mujumdar, AS. ed., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, pp1-39.
[8]	M. R. Islam and A. S. Mujumdar, “Heat pump-assisted drying,” in Drying Technologies in Food Processing, X. D. Chen and A.S. Mujumdar, Eds., pp. 190–224, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford,UK, 2008.
[9]	S. V. Jangam and A. S. Mujumdar, “Heat pump assisted drying technology—overview with focus on energy, environment and product quality,” in Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4: Energy Savings, E. Tsotsas and A. S. Mujumdar, Eds., chapter 4, pp. 121–162,Wiley-VCH, 2011.
Title
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Comparative Study of GFRP Rebar and Steel Rebar used in Concrete Sections
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Vipin George, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering,Kothamangalam; Nidhin B Parappattu ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Structural Engineering
The main problem encountered in steel reinforced concrete structures is the corrosion of the steel bars which eventually results in the failure and disintegration of the structure. Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar has been considered as an alternative for this since corrosion is a material problem. The purpose of this research was to investigate flexural behaviour of GFRP and steel reinforced beams. The beam sections used in this research is of size 150 x 200 mm and of 1600 mm length. Flexural strength was determined and crack pattern studies were carried out.
Keywords : GFRP, RC, Steel Rebar, Flexural Behaviour 
[1]	Alan Richardson and Paula Drew “ Fibre reinforced polymer and steel rebar comparative performance”, Polymer and steel rebar performance, Structural Survey, Vol. 29 Iss 1 pp. 63 – 74, 2011
[2]	D. H. Tavares, J. S. Giongo and P. Paultre. “Behavior of reinforced concrete beams reinforced with GFRP bars” . flexural behavior of GFRP bars, Volume 1, Number 3 (September, 2008) p. 285 - 295 • ISSN 1983-41, 2008
[3]	Biswarup Saikia, Phanindra Kumar, Job Thomas, K.S. Nanjunda Rao, and Ananth Ramaswamy, “Strength and serviceability performance of beams reinforced with GFRP bars in flexure”, Construction and Building Materials 21, 1709–1719, 2007
[4]	Sadek, A., El-Hawary, M. & El-Deeb, A. “Fire Resistance Testing of Concrete Beams Reinforced by GFRP Rebars”. European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.15, No.2, (2006), pp. 190-200 ,2006
[5]	Huanzi Wang and Abdeldjelil Belarbi “Flexural durability of FRP bars embedded in fiber-reinforced-concrete”. Construction and Building Materials 44 ,541–550, 2013
[6]	Aly M. SAID and Moncef L. NEHDI “Performance of structural concrete frames Reinforced with GFRP grid,” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada August 1-6, 2004 Paper No. 1679, 2004
[7]	Ha Lix, Daewon Seo, Byumseok Han, and Sukhyeong Yoo “Life Cycle Costs of Concrete Beams Reinforced with GFRP Rebars.” Sustainable Building Research Center, Hanyang University, Ansan, Korea, 426-791, 2008
[8]	ACI440.1R. 2006. “Guide for the design and construction of structural concrete reinforced with FRP bars”, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, 44p,2006
[9]	Cripps, A. “Fibre – Reinforced Polymers Composites in Construction”, CIRIA, Pontypool, 2002
Title
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Strengthening of RCC Beams with FRP
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Ratheesh G, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering,Kothamangalam; Shibi Varghese ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Structural Engineering
The use of fiber reinforced polymer in the repair and strengthening of reinforced concrete members is currently being discussed worldwide. Fiber reinforced polymer application (FRP) is a very effective way to repair and strengthen structures that have become weak due to life span and design defects. FRP repair systems provide an economically viable alternative to traditional material and repair system. Experimental investigations on the flexural behavior of RC beams strengthened using continuous fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) sheets were carried out. Externally reinforced concrete beam epoxy-bonded GFRP (Glass fiber reinforced polymer) sheets are tested to failure using symmetrical two point concentrated static loading system. Three sets of beams were casted for this experimental test program and tests were carried out by varying the number of fiber layers.
Keywords : Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer, U wrap, Control Beams, Strengthened Beams
[1]	Tara Sen, H.N. Jagannatha, Reddy “Strengthening of RC beams in flexure using natural jute fibre textile reinforced composite system and its comparative study with CFRP and GFRP strengthening systems” National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Barjala, Jirania 799055, Tripura (West), India ,2013
[2]	Tom Norris,Hamid Saadatmanesh and Mohammad R. Ehsani , “shear and flexural strengthening of RC beams with carbon fiber sheets” Members of ASCE,1997
[3]	Bimal Babu Adhikary, Hiroshi Mutsuyoshi “Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams using various techniques” Encotech Engineering Consultants,Bluffstone Cove, Austin, USA,2006
[4]	Yasmeen Taleb Obaidat, Susanne Heyden, Dahlblom , Ghazi Abu-Farsakh , Yahia Abdel-Jawad “Retrofitting of reinforced concrete beams using composite laminates” Division of Structural Mechanics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden,2010
[5]	Fakhreddine Djeddi, Youcef Ghernouti, Yazid Abdelazizand Li Alexa “ Strengthening in flexure–shear of RCbeams with hybrid FRP systems: Experiments and numerical modeling” LMS Laboratory, University of Bechar, Bechar, Algeria,2016
Title
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Optimization of Process Parameters of D.I Engine by Taguchi Method for Tri Fuel
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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R. B. Mandavia, GEC Bhavnagar
Country
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India
Research Area
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I.C Engine
With modernization and increase in the number of automobiles worldwide, the consumption of diesel and gasoline has enormously increased. As petroleum is nonrenewable source of energy and the petroleum reserves are scarce nowadays, there is a need to search for alternative fuels for automobiles. Turpentine oil has been used in direct injection CI engine as an alternate fuel has similar properties as that of diesel. Acetylene is also a very good alternate fuel. In the present work, blend of different proportion of turpentine and diesel use in the diesel engine in which Acetylene was also introduced through intake manifold at a point closer to the intake valve by a non-return valve arrangement through a flame trap. The flow of acetylene was controlled 3 liters per minute by needle valve and was measured by a calibrated gas flow meter. The experiment run set was prepared by design of experiment in which L9 orthogonal array used for the experiment where different blend proportion, injection pressure and the load are the variable parameters and FC, SFC.
Keywords : Diesel Engine, L9 Orthogonal Array, Tri Fuel
[1]	B.premanand, C.G.saravanan. Performance and exhaust emission of turpentine oil powered direct injection diesel engine. Elsevier ltd., oct.2009.
[2]	Karthikeyan, N. Nallysamy. Optimization of engine operating parameters for turpentine mixed diesel fuelledD.I.diesel engine using Taguchi method.dec.2010
[3]	T. Laxmanan, G. Nagarjun. Study on using acetylene in dual fuel mode with exhaust gas recirculation. Elsevier ltd. April 2011.
[4]	T. Laxmanan, G. Nagarjun. Experimental investigation of port injection of acetylene in DI diesel engine in dual fuel mode. Elsevier ltd. April 2010.
[5]	R. vallinayagam, S. Vedharaj. Combustion performance and emission characteristics study of pine oil in a diesel engine. Elsevier ltd. July 2013.
[6]	S.Brusca, R.Lanzafame. On the possibility to run an internal combustion engine on acetylene and alchohol. Elsevier ltd. Dec 2013.
[7]	Shaik Khader Basha, P Srinivasa Rao and K Rajagopal, Experimental Investigation Performance of Acetylene Fuel Based Diesel Engine 2016.
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Experimental Investigation of TIG Welding for Stainless Steel using Design of Experiment
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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R. B. Mandavia, GEC Bhavnagar
Country
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India
Research Area
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Welding
Gas tungsten arc welding is a fusion welding process having broad application in industry. In this experiment selected three process parameters like current, groove angle and welding speed and range was decide for each parameters by trial and error method and distortion was the output parameters. To perform the experiment on TIG welding L27 orthogonal array has been used and based on that according to each run set experiment has performed and optimization run set was found. by Taguchi analysis and also find the regression equation for same experiment.
Keywords : TIG Welding Distortion, L27 Orthogonal Array, Taguchi
[1]	Rakesh B. Prajapati , Dharmesh K. Patel , Mayank I. Patel, Shyam bilash Pandey “Artificial Neural Network Modeling of weld joint strength of Gas Metal Arc Welding Process” International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research, ISSN 2249-9954, Issue 4 volume 3, May-June 2014.
[2]	Rakesh B Prajapati, Disha B Patel, Tushar M Patel “Experimental Investigation of GMAW for AISI 1045 Material using Taguchi Method” international Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, ISSN 2229-5518,Volume 5, Issue 4, April-2014 15
[3]	Asifa Khurram and Khurram Shehzad, “FE Simulation of Welding Distortion and Residual Stresses in Butt Joint Using Inherent Strain” , International Journal of Applied Physics and Mathematics, Vol. 2, No. 6, November 2012.
[4]	V. J. Papazoglou And K. Masubuchi, “Analysis and Control of Distortion in Welded Aluminum Structures” Supplement To The Weldin G Journal, September 1978.
[5] Ramani.S, Velmurugan.V, “EFFECT OF PROCESS PARAMETERS ON ANGULAR DISTORTION OF MIG WELDED AI6061 PLATES” 5 th International & 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2014) December 12th–14th, 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
Books
[6]	O.P.Khanna “A Textbook Of Welding Technology”
[7]	Dr.R.S.Parmar “Welding process and Technology”, Khanna Publishers, Second editions.
Websites
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Title
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Comparative Study & Designing of Different Patch of Microstrip Patch Antenna at High Frequency
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Amba Srivastava, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges, AKTU, LKO; Dr. Nandita Pradhan ,Professor and Head, ECE, United College Of Engineering & Management, Naini, Allahabad
Country
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India
Research Area
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Engineering
In this paper, Microstrip patch Antenna with five different shapes i.e. Circular, triangular, corner truncated, T shape & H shape are designed using Ansoft HFSS software. These antennas are designed on Rogers RO 4003 substrate material at dielectric constant 3.5. This material is suitable at high frequency range after analysis in last paper [1].The different performance parameter such as return losss, VSWR, gain & bandwidth of these antennas are compared. The operating frequency is taken as 6 GHz. It is found that H-shaped patch antenna has a better result as compared to other shapes.
Keywords : Microstrip Antenna, Different Shapes of Patch, HFSS, Dielectric Substrate, Gain, Return Loss, VSWR
[1]	Amba Srivastava, Dr. Nandita Pradhan, “Analysis of Different Substrate Material & Frequency on Microstrip Patch Antenna”, IJEECS-21017, ISSN 2348-117X, vol.6 Issue 2.
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[4]	Shivani Chaurasia, Pooja Gupta, “Comparative Study & Designing of Different Radiating Patch in Microstrip Antenna”, IJSRD-2014, Issue 2321-0613.
[5]	Harsha Sharma, Suman Wadkar, “Comparative Study of Rectangular, Circular & Corner Truncated Patch at 4 GHz”, IJERT ISSN: 2278-0181.
Title
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Conformance Testing of Non-PoE Devices in a PoE Enabled Network
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Chodankar Deepak Pandurang, Goa College Of Engieering, Goa
Country
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India
Research Area
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Electrical Engineering
Ethernet for Data transfer in Computer Networks is ubiquitous. However some recent advancements in DC Powering have enabled transporting power and data simultaneously, over the same Ethernet cables. This technique is known as Power over Ethernet (PoE). However there are few challenges though, the first and the foremost being that of operational safety of the devices which are not PoE compliant. It needs to be noted that IEEE 802.3af standard specifies a 15W of PoE power at 48Volts DC which if connected to an incompatible device, may end up damaging it, permanently. Hence it is important that a PoE Equipment is tested and confirmed that it allows for safe and reliable operation of non-compliant devices. Failure to confirm this may have a catastrophic impact on the network that could range from a network crash to an imminent fire hazard. This paper discusses important tests which need be performed to ascertain that the PoE equipment being connected in the network will allow for safe and reliable operation of incompatible or legacy network devices. A LTSPICE simulated PoE network has been considered to carry out these various tests as well as for the verification of the safety features incorporated in the PSE-PD combination and its compliance to IEEE 802.3af standard. The observations and results are tabulated and conclusions are drawn.
Keywords : POE- Power Over Ethernet, MIDSPAN, ENDSPAN, Power Source Equipment, Powered Device, UN-shielded Twisted Pair, Keystone, structured Cabling System 
[1]	IEEE Std 802.3-2015 IEEE Standard for Ethernet- (Approved 3rd Sep, 2015 by IEEE SA Standard Board) Section TWO, Subsection 33 – Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) Power via Media Dependent Interface (MDI)
[2]	Linear Technology LTC 4274 A/C Single PoE/PSE Controller, LT 0715 Rev D 2011
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[8]	ISO/IEC TR 29125 “Information technology – Telecommunication Cabling Requirements for Remote Powering of terminal Equipment “2010.
[9]	Siemon White Paper - Zone Cabling and Coverage Area Planning Guide-2015
[10]	Cisco White Paper – Cisco Digital Building Solution
[11]	Design Lights Consortium White Paper – PoE Lighting Systems
Title
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Transient Stability Analysis for Betterment of Power System Stability Adopting HVDC Controls
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Sharad Chandra Rajpoot, G.E.C Bilaspu , Chhattisgarh, Inidia; Prashant Singh Rajpoot ,L.C.I.T Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India; Sanjay Kumar Singhai ,G.E.C Bilaspu , Chhattisgarh, Inidia; Naven Prakash Singh ,G.E.C Bilaspu , Chhattisgarh, Inidia
Country
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India
Research Area
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Power System Engineering
Incorporation of HVDC transmission subsystems in AC transmission networks has been a major change in power transmission during the last few years. This change required modifications in the performance evaluation procedures notably for load flow and stability analysis. The methodologies used for AC/DC system’s load flow calculation and transient stability analysis are presented in this chapter
In this thesis, the investigations are carried out on the improvement of power system stability by utilizing auxiliary controls for controlling HVDC power flow. AC/DC load flow using eliminated variable method is utilized in the transient stability analysis. Transient stability analysis is done on single machine system and multi-machine system, using different control signals derived from the AC system.
Keywords : Ac Power System, Dc Power System, HVDC Transmission Line, Load Flow Analysis, Transient Stability Analysis, Power System Stability
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[11]	Sharad Chandra Rajpoot, Prashant singh Rajpoot and Durga Sharma,“Summarization of Loss Minimization Using FACTS in Deregulated Power System”, International Journal of Science Engineering and Technology research ISSN 2319-8885 Vol.03, Issue.05,April & May-2014,Pages:0774-0778.
[12]	Sharad Chandra Rajpoot, Prashant Singh Rajpoot and Durga Sharma, “Voltage Sag Mitigation in Distribution Line using DSTATCOM” International Journal of Science Engineering and Technology research ISSN 2319-8885 Vol.03, Issue.11, April June-2014, Pages: 2351-2354.
[13]	Prashant Singh Rajpoot, Sharad Chandra Rajpoot and Durga Sharma, “Review and utility of FACTS controller for traction system”, International Journal of Science Engineering and Technology research ISSN 2319-8885 Vol.03, Issue.08, May-2014, Pages: 1343-1348.
[14]	Sharad Chandra Rajpoot, Prashant Singh Rajpoot and Durga Sharma, “A typical PLC Application in Automation”, International Journal of Engineering research and TechnologyISSN 2278-0181 Vol.03, Issue.6, June-2014.
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[16]	Sharad Chandra Rajpoot, Prashant Singh Rajpoot and Durga Sharma,“21st century modern technology of reliable billing system by using smart card based energy meter”,International Journal of Science Engineering and Technology research,ISSN 2319-8885 Vol.03,Issue.05 ,April & May-2014,Pages:0840-0844.
[17]	Prashant singh Rajpoot , Sharad Chandra Rajpoot and Durga Sharma,“wireless power transfer due to strongly coupled magnetic resonance”, international Journal of Science Engineering and Technology research ISSN 2319-8885 Vol.03,.05,April & May-2014,Pages:0764-0768.
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Title
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Study of Application of Six Sigma of DMAIC in Dent Minimization in Gear Manufacturing
Article Type
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Reveiw Article
Author Name(s)
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Chandrashekhar Sunil More, Suman Ramesh Tulsiani’s Technical campus, Faculty of Engineering; Ankush Anil Nerkar ,Suman Ramesh Tulsiani’s Technical campus, Faculty of Engineering; Rudresh Vilas Khonde ,Suman Ramesh Tulsiani’s Technical campus, Faculty of Engineering; Srikant Tilekar ,Suman Ramesh Tulsiani’s Technical campus, Faculty of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Six Sigma - DMAIC
DMAIC is a Data-driven quality strategy used to improve processes. It is an integral part of a Six Sigma initiative, but in general can be implemented as a standalone quality improvement procedure or as part of other process improvement initiatives such as lean Technology. The present paper deals with application of six sigma for gear box system for dent minimization purpose. The various problems which lead to Gear box rejections such as Noise, Leakage, Damages, Assembly jam were studied in details for period of 2013-2016. All the parameter of DMAIC technology such as Define, Measure, Analyze, improve & Control were applied to above stated problem. The given study found that the Dent Minimization has been successfully carried out and has a satisfactory effect and can be a promising factor to improve future quality issues.
Keywords : Six Sigma, DMAIC, Gear Box, Dent, Quality Improvement
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Title
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Solar Powered Auto Irrigation System using GSM Module
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Suman, MIT Moradabad ; Manjari Sharma ,MIT Moradabad ; Srishti Tyagi ,MIT Moradabad
Country
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India
Research Area
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Irrigation System
Sun powered power is utilized as just the wellspring of energy to control the general framework. Sensors are set on the paddy field and these sensors constantly sense the water substance and give the message to the agriculturist. Without going to the paddy fields, ranchers can get the data about the Moisture substance and agriculturist can control the pump set by communicating something specific from his PDA even from a remote place where system is accessible. Be that as it may, if the Moisture level scopes to the low level the engine will naturally begin without insinuation to agriculturist and to guarantee the correct water level in the site. Toward the finish of this paper, a total equipment usage of this proposed robotized water system framework will be introduced.
Keywords : Automated Irrigation, GSM Mobile, Moisture Sensor, Microcontroller, Water Level Sensor
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Title
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Numerical Optimisation of Heat Transfer using Combined Steady and Pulsating Jet Array
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Gokulnath R, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam; Prof. Sabu Kurian ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering Kothamangalam; Dr. Biju N ,School of Engineering, CUSAT; Dr. Tide P S ,School of Engineering, CUSAT
Country
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India
Research Area
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Heat transfer
Cooling of heated plates finds applications in various fields like cooling of electronic devices. Commonly used method for cooling of electronic devices such as computers is by using fan. With the advent of electronic industry cooling requirements from compact surfaces become the primary focus of research. Jet impingement cooling mechanism with pulsating impinging jet array has proved to be one of the most efficient heat transfer mechanism for cooling applications. The idea of impingement heat transfer is to obtain the higher heat transfer coefficients from a given surface with limited area by means of the high velocity of the jets. Thus, a study is required to optimize the different aspects of the mechanism so as to achieve maximum heat transfer. In this project combined steady and pulsating jet array is used for heat transfer. Various arrangements of jets are considered. Also analysis of different frequencies of jets is done. The best combination for maximum and uniform heat transfer is to be found out. The study is being conducted with the help of CFD simulation package Ansys Fluent.
Keywords : CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), Jet Impingement Cooling, Pulsating Jet, Array of Jets, Steady Jet
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Title
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CFD Analysis of Combined Serial Two Shell Pass Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger with Continuous Helical Baffles
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Binu Varghese, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Dr. Benny Paul, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Gokul G Nair, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Nidhin A R , Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Swagath V Mohan, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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CFD, HEAT EXCHANGERS
In the present era where energy demands are growing everyday it has become very important to capture every available energy from the hot source and utilize it for the process with minimum wastage. With this view, the combined serial two shell pass shell and tube heat exchanger (CSTSP) concept had been put forward and simulated using Fluent. Though the novel model of the heat exchanger has a higher heat transfer rate than the conventionally used segmental baffle heat exchanger but it poses a limitation with a higher pressure drop. This paper analyses the CSTSP model by incorporating certain changes in the geometry to try out two test cases namely CSTSP-B & CSTSP-C. Numerical analysis is performed on these models and their performance is compared with the original model. This study aims to put forward more insight on the performance of the CSTSP model heat exchanger to help researchers in future to optimize the geometric model and obtain a balance between heat transfer and pressure drop.
Keywords : CSTSP, Heat Transfer, Pressure Drop, Numerical Analysis
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Title
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Analyses of Performance Indices in the Construction of Steel Structures
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Aakash John, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering,Kothamangalam; Prof. Shibi Varghese ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Construction Management
Time, safety and economy constitute the three main factors in a construction project, of which time plays a significant role in construction. Delay in any task or operation is a time overrun which influences the completion of the work. A cost overrun, also known as a cost increase, underrated or budget overrun, involves unexpected costs incurred in excess of budgeted amounts due to an underestimation of the actual cost during budgeting. Accident don’t just happen, they are caused by unsafe acts, unsafe conditions or both. Most accidents result from a combination of contributing causes and one or more unsafe acts and unsafe condition. This study was based on a list of construction problems, causes retrieved from literature reviews. The feedback of construction experts was obtained through interviews. Subsequently, a questionnaire survey was prepared. The questionnaire was distributed to construction experts who represent owners, consultants, and contractor’s organizations. A case study was analyzed and compared with the most important problems causes in the research. Recommendations was made in order to reduce the problems in constructions.
Keywords : Safety, Cost Overrun, Delay, Survey 
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Title
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Exposition of Skill Development Programme among the School Teachers under Suits
Article Type
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Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Dr. K. Parthasarathy, IECD, Bharathidasan University; Dr. P. M. Aswini ,PASS Foundation, Madipakkam, Chennai; Ms. R. Jayadurga ,Research Scholar, Department of Lifelong Learning, Bharathidasan University, Khajamalai Campus
Country
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India
Research Area
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Management
Skill development is an important driving force behind the Indian economy to maximize the country’s productivity and financial growth. These training programmes are very important in skill building, tackling technological volatility and meet globalization. The present study used to describe the exposition of the skill development programme called SUITS (Schools-University-Industry-Tie-up-Scheme) provided by IECD (Institute for Entrepreneurship and Career Development) with the help of a structured questionnaire and the interrelationship between all the dependent variables are analyzed through SPSS (Statistical package for Social Sciences) showing a positive inter relationship which shows the significance and importance of the study. 
Keywords : SUITS, Skill Development Programme, Information Technology
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Title
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Computational Analysis of Vortex Tube with Different Inlet Shapes
Article Type
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Case Study
Author Name(s)
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Feizal Fidus, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Prof. REJI MATHEW ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Nidhin A R ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Swagath V Mohan ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering; Jinu Chandran ,Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Country
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India
Research Area
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Thermal and Refrigeration
The vortex tube, also known as the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube, is a mechanical device that separates a compressed gas into hot and cold streams. The air emerging from the "hot" end can reach temperatures of 200 °C, and the air emerging from the "cold end" can reach -50 °C. It has no moving parts. This study is aimed towards presenting the CFD analysis of vortex tube carried out to gain an understanding about influence of different inlet shapes on its performance are compared and analyzed while other geometrical parameters are held constant. The energy separation has been observed for five different inlet shapes and air as working fluid.
Keywords : Vortex Tube, Inlet Configurations, Temperature Separation
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Title
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Experimental Investigation of a Heat Pump Assisted Fluidized Bed Dryer
Article Type
:
Other
Author Name(s)
:
Gokul G Nair, M A College of engineering, Kothamangalam; Dr. Jeoju M Issac , M A College of engineering, Kothamangalam; Nidhin A R , M A College of engineering, Kothamangalam; Binu Varghese , M A College of engineering, Kothamangalam; Swagath v mohan , M A College of engineering, Kothamangalam
Country
:
India
Research Area
:
Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering
The drying or dehydration is the controlled heating of food products to evaporate quantified amount of moisture that is originally present in it. Drying of food products is essential to enhance the shelf life of the product without quality losses over an extended period of time. It is an energy intensive process. The fluidized bed dryer with heat pump is one of the efficient method to reduce the energy. This project presents the design of fluidized bed dryer with heat pump. Drying was carried out in three different temperatures 50, 55 and 60°C. Comparisons of all three cases were made and it was found that inlet air temperature is the main parameter that affect the drying time. The drying time is decreases as the inlet temperature increases.
Keywords : Heat Pump, Fluidized Bed Dryer, Drying Time, Relative Humidity, Drying Curve
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Title
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Study and Experimentation for Process Parameters on Inconel 904L by using EDM
Article Type
:
Research Article
Author Name(s)
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Vishwnath Tripathi, SIIT gorakhpur; Shani Kumar ,MMMUT; Sangam Kumar ,SIIT; Sumit Verma ,SIIIT
Country
:
India
Research Area
:
EDM Machining
EDM is an important and commercial method of machining very tough and brittle electrically conductive materials. It is broadly used in the process of making moulds and dies and sections of complex geometry and complicated shapes. The work piece material selected in this experiment is Inconel 904L taking because it’s widely usage in industrial applications. The input variables are Voltage, current and pulse on time. Taguchi L9 orthogonal array is applied to optimize the processes variable. The effect of the variable parameters mentioned above upon machining characteristics such as Material Removal Rate (MRR) and Surface Roughness (SR) is studied and investigated. The obtained results showed that current was the most significant parameter followed by voltage and pulse on time for the Material removal rate (MRR) and, for Surface roughness (Ra) current was the most significant parameter followed by pulse on time and voltage. The selected electrode material is cupper and duty cycle is 90% during the whole experiment.
Keyword: EDM, Inconel, MRR and spark current.
Keywords : EDM, Spark on Time, Inconel 904L
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Title
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Comparative Study of PSC Box Girder Multi Cell (3-Cell) Bridge of Different Shapes : A Review Paper
Article Type
:
Reveiw Article
Author Name(s)
:
Amit Upadhyay, Govt. Engineering College, Ujjain (M.P.) 456010; Dr. Savita Maru ,Govt. Engineering College, Ujjain (M.P.) 456010
Country
:
India
Research Area
:
Bridge engineering
A bridge is a structure providing passage over an obstacle without closing the way beneath. The required passage may be for a road, a railway, pedestrians, a canal or a pipeline. Now a days, bridge deck section of Box shapes are used widely. Most of the bridges constructed are of Box girders. Method of post-tensioning in the construction of bridges is very common today. Most of the bridges are of prestressed types (mostly post-tensioned). In this work, an attempt was made to comparative study the different shapes of PSC Box Girder Multi Cell Bridge using CSI Bridge (V-2017). Loading of IRC Class-A is applied and analysis is done using IRC 112 (2011).
Keywords : Box Girder, Prestressed, CSI Bridge (V-2107), Post-tensioned Bridge, IRC-112(2011), IRC Class-A Loading
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Title
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A study on Geo spatial based approach for Delineation of Ground water potential zones
Article Type
:
Reveiw Article
Author Name(s)
:
ANURADHA C T, Mepco schlenk Engineering college
Country
:
India
Research Area
:
Remote Sensing and GIS
A case study was conducted to find out the groundwater potential zones in Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, India with an aerial extent of 4243.23 sq.kms. The thematic maps such as geology, geomorphology, soil hydrological group, land use / land cover and drainage map were prepared for the study area. Worldwide rapid growth of population, industries and agricultural activities brought about a steep increase in water demands which have to be met from available surface and ground water resources. Ground water has gained prime importance during the past decades. This has been mainly on account of its dependability throughout the year and in particular during the periods of scanty rainfall and drought condition. The Geospatial technology has proved very efficient in assessing the ground water potential of any area. This paper aims Delineating the groundwater potential zones of a location by utilizing the existing data obtained through geological and soil surveys. The capabilities of GIS and Remote sensing has been harnessed to map the areas with potential ground water sources which could be used to easily identify and recharge the areas for future uses. This GIS based output result was validated by conducting field survey by randomly selecting wells in different villages using GPS instruments. The coordinates of each well location were obtained by GPS and plotted in the GIS platform and it was clearly shown that the well coordinates were exactly seated with the classified zones.
Keywords : ArcGIS, Groundwater Weighted Overlay, Thematic Maps, Groundwater Recharge
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Title
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Experimental Study of Crumb Rubber in Concrete
Article Type
:
Research Article
Author Name(s)
:
Bhavik Bhatt, A D Patel Institute of technology; Parth khandla ,A D Patel Institute of technology; Tausif kauswala ,A D Patel Institute of technology
Country
:
India
Research Area
:
concrete technology
Crumb rubber is a material produced by shredding and commutating used tires. Waste tire dumping, disposal of these materials or burning these tires cause serious health and environmental problems. On the other side the traffic intensity also increasing day by day and thus bearing capacities also increased the long term goal of the work is to find a means to dispose of the crumb rubber in concrete and still provide a final product with good engineering properties. Due to the depletion of natural sand it is required to use other material than sand being used as the fine aggregate in concrete. The innovative use of the crumb rubber in concrete formulations as a sand replacement in range of 0%, 2.5%,5%,7.5% and 10 % by weight for M-25 grade cement (OPC). It will include an experimental review on the effects of CRM on compressive test and flexure test.
Keywords : Concrete, Crumb Rubber, , Water absorption test, Compressive Test, Flexure Test
[1]	Strength Properties of Concrete Using Crumb Rubber with Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregate by S.Selvakumar
[2]	Effect on compressive strength of concrete by using waste rubber as partial replacement of fine aggregate by Mr Abhishek Kumar
[3]	Literature Review on Concrete Containing Crumb Rubber as a Sustainable Material By Ankit C. Patel
[4]	A Study on Crumb Rubber: Opportunities for Development of Sustainable Concrete in byBhavik K. Daxini
[5]	Effect of Crumb Rubber Material on Concrete Mix by Mohammed Islamuddin Faraz
[6]	Rubberized Concrete: Needs of Good Environment (Overview) by Sachin Dass
[7]	Prediction of crumb rubber concrete strength by M A. ElGawady
[8]	Rubberized Concrete Made with Crumb Rubber by Yogender Antil
[9]	Recent advances in the recycling of rubber waste by Bibin M Cherian
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[11]	M. L. Gambhir, - “Concrete Technology" McGraw-Hill Book Company, third addition.
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