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  1. Original Paper

    Structural Analysis of Biologically Inspired Small Wind Turbine Blades

    Renewable energy resources are becoming more important to meet growing energy demands while reducing pollutants in the environment. In the current market, wind turbines are primarily restricted to rural use du...

    Cory Seidel, Sanjay Jayaram, Leah Kunkel and Alexander Mackowski

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:19

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  2. Original Paper

    Effect of nonlinear thermal radiation on double-diffusive mixed convection boundary layer flow of viscoelastic nanofluid over a stretching sheet

    The present exploration deliberates the effect of nonlinear thermal radiation on double diffusive free convective boundary layer flow of a viscoelastic nanofluid over a stretching sheet. Fluid is assumed to be...

    K. Ganesh Kumar, B. J. Gireesha, S. Manjunatha and N. G. Rudraswamy

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:18

    Published on: 18 August 2017

  3. Original Paper

    Effect of torch process on the steels used for bucket, shovel handle, and other high-tonne mining equipment

    The gouging torch process using air carbon arc cutting (CAC) device is a standard maintenance procedure carrying out in high-tonne equipment used in the minery industry. The application of this process could l...

    H. Ochoa Medina, J. Leiva Yapur, O. Fornaro and Z. Cárdenas Quezada

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:16

    Published on: 14 August 2017

  4. Original Paper

    Dynamic assessment of direct-current mobility in field-assisted sintered oxide dispersion-strengthened V-4Cr-4Ti alloys

    Vanadium alloy is one of the potential candidate material for structural applications in a commercial fusion reactor. Extended survival of a structural material has a direct consequence on the net energy produ...

    Vinoadh Kumar Krishnan and Kumaran Sinnaeruvadi

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:14

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  5. Original Paper

    Elastic waves in fractured rocks under periodic compression

    One of the current problems in studying the mechanical properties and behavior of structurally inhomogeneous media with cracks is the characterization of acoustic wave propagation. This is especially important...

    Elena L. Kossovich, Alexey V. Talonov and Viktoria L. Savatorova

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:13

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  6. Original Article

    Numerical analysis of side airbags deployment in out-of-position situations

    Side-impact collisions represent the second greatest cause of fatality in motor vehicle accidents. Side-impact airbags have been installed in recent model year vehicle due to its effectiveness in reducing pass...

    D. Bendjaballah, A. Bouchoucha, M. L. Sahli and J-C. Gelin

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:12

    Published on: 18 March 2017

  7. Original Article

    Performance evaluation of multi-stage open-loop impedance pump

    Impedance pump is a simple valveless pumping mechanism, which transports fluid through the mismatch of impedance in the system. Mismatch in impedance occurs when an asymmetrical periodic excitation is exerted ...

    V. C. C. Lee, Y. A. Abakr and K. C. Woo

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:11

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  8. Original Article

    MHD squeeze flow and heat transfer of a nanofluid between parallel disks with variable fluid properties and transpiration

    The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of variable fluid properties, the velocity slip and the temperature slip on the time-dependent MHD squeezing flow of nanofluids between two parallel disks...

    K. Vajravelu, K. V. Prasad, Chiu-On Ng and Hanumesh Vaidya

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:9

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  9. ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    On the deformation of almost cylindrical elastic beams

    The Saint-Venant problem for porous elastic cylinders is of interest both from the technical and mathematical point of view. The intended applications of solution are to mechanics of bone and to some engineeri...

    D. Ieşan

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:8

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  10. Original Article

    Effect of heating time of adsorber-collector on the performance of a solar adsorption refrigerator

    This paper presents a numerical study of heat transfer inside the adsorber-collector of a solar adsorption refrigerator using the activated carbon AC35-methanol pair. The objective is to estimate the amount of...

    Noureddine Cherrad, Adel Benchabane, Lakhdar Sedira and Amar Rouag

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:7

    Published on: 27 February 2017

  11. Original Article

    Deformation and stability of compressible rubber O-rings

    In rubber elastic models it is generally assumed that the bulk modulus is infinite, resulting in a material that does not change its volume and a pressure that cannot be evaluated from the material model.

    Brice N. Cassenti and Alexander Staroselsky

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:5

    Published on: 4 February 2017

  12. Original Article

    Structure-properties relationship in TRIP type bainitic ferrite steel austempered at different temperatures

    Attractive properties of TRIP-type bainitic ferrite (TBF) steel ascribe to its unique microstructure of lath structure bainitic ferrite matrix and interlath retained austenite films. This work is concerned wit...

    Hoda Nasr El-Din, Ezzat A. Showaib, Nader Zaafarani and Hoda Refaiy

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2017 12:3

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  13. Original Article

    Evaluation of load capacity of gears with an asymmetric tooth profile

    An ISO standard tooth profile has a symmetric pressure angle of 20°. However, the load capacity can be increased with respect to bending and contact pressure by increasing the pressure angle on the meshing sid...

    Tomoya Masuyama and Naoki Miyazaki

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2016 11:11

    Published on: 11 November 2016

  14. Original Article

    Numerical investigation on turbulent forced convection and heat transfer characteristic in spirally semicircle-grooved tube

    Turbulent forced convection and heat transfer structure in the spirally semicircle-grooved tube heat exchanger are numerically examined. The computational problem is solved by finite volume method (FVM) with t...

    Pitak Promthaisong, Amnart Boonloi and Withada Jedsadaratanachai

    International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2016 11:9

    Published on: 27 October 2016

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