Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2768

SRE Articles

Haar Wavelet-Picard technique for fractional order nonlinear initial and boundary value problems

June 2014

In this article, a technique called Haar wavelet-Picard technique is proposed to get the numerical solutions of nonlinear differential equations of fractional order. Picard iteration is used to linearize the nonlinear fractional order differential equations and then Haar wavelet method is applied to linearized fractional ordinary differential equations. In each iteration of Picard iteration, solution is updated by the...

Author(s): Umer Saeed, Mujeeb ur Rejman and Muhammad Asad Iqbal

Seamless transition of domain name system (DNS) authoritative servers

June 2014

The domain name system (DNS) resolution service often migrates from the one set of authoritative servers to another. The basic requirements for such transition are to ensure zero down time and minimize the transition delay. The optimum transition schemes are proposed favoring seamless and fast DNS resolution service migration. The transition of DNS authoritative servers may take place horizontally or vertically. For the...

Author(s): Zheng Wang

Analytical solution of the steady state condensation film on the inclined rotating disk by a new hybrid method

June 2014

In this paper, a similarity transformation is used to reduce the three-dimensional steady state condensation film on an inclined rotating disk by a set of nonlinear boundary value problems. This problem is solved using a new hybrid technique based on differential transform method (DTM) and Iterative Newton's Method (INM). The differential equations and its boundary conditions are transformed to a set of algebraic...

Author(s): S. Mosayebidorcheh, T. Mosayebidorcheh and M. M. Rashidi

Effects of an additional pharmaceutical care intervention versus usual care on clinical outcomes of Type 2 diabetes patients in Nigeria: A comparative study

June 2014

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of an additional pharmaceutical care intervention on clinical outcomes of Type 2 diabetes patients receiving care in tertiary hospitals. This study was a randomized, controlled and longitudinal study with a 12-month patient follow-up. This study was conducted in two Nigerian University Teaching Hospitals. Patients in ‘usual care’ received the...

Author(s): Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe, Udeogaranya Pactrick Obinna, Igboeli Nneka Uchenna, Ubaka Chukwuemeka Michael and Cletus Nze Aguwa

Analysis of changes in grain production on fruit and vegetable cultivation areas in Turkey through geographically weighted regression

June 2014

The main purpose of this paper is to address the question of whether and how farmers have tried to increase agricultural productivity after the regulatory role of governments on the agricultural industry has been reduced due to financial crises. The relationship between agricultural sowing area shifts (grain to fruit, grain to vegetables, vegetables to fruit) were explored by using geographically weighted regression...

Author(s): Kenan Gocer

Prevalence and clinical characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in police officers in Istanbul

June 2014

This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in police officers. The retrospective study was carried out by applying a questionnaire including Rome II criteria in a study population of 1750 police officers who were selected by systematic sampling method among those admitted to Istanbul Police Hospital between 2000 and 2008. We determined IBS...

Author(s): Yasar Sertbas

Efficacy evaluation of new hemoglobin E screening test in community hospitals

June 2014

The objective of the research was to evaluate of the efficacy of new HbE screening test (E-Sure, Mitr Medical, Thailand) compared to the modified 2,6 dichlorophenol indophenols precipitation test (KKU-DCIP) and results were confirmed by capillary electrophoresis. Blood samples were collected from patients who came for physical examinations at Kutchap Hospital and hospitals with inter-laboratory cooperation from October...

Author(s): Yuttana Sudjaroen

Exploring anti-acetylcholinesterase, antioxidant and metal chelating activities of extracts of Moringa oleifera L. for possible prevention and cure of Alzheimer’s disease

June 2014

The aim of this research is to explore the natural flora of Kashmir for novel plant products for their possible applications in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In the current study, Moringa oleifera L. was selected for its possible memory-enhancing potential. Extracts of various parts of the plant were screened for anti-acetylcholinesterase, antioxidant and metal chelating activities. The...

Author(s): Tahseen Ghous, Aamir Rasheed, Kh. Ansar Yasin, Faiz-ul-Hassan Nasim, FehmidaYounas and Saiqa Andleeb

Paradigm shift to strengthen public health programming: A case for a unified public health leadership approach

June 2014

The continued challenges in public health programs and in particular the dearth of tested approaches that hinges on systems thinking approach, holistic planning and implementation with all relevant stakeholder calls for newer approaches in public health leadership. This work advances a unified leadership theory drawn from skills approach, high coaching and high directive behavior and system thinking approach. The...

Author(s): Umar A. S. and Oche M. O.

Analyzing vulnerability and resilience of Turkey to climate change

June 2014

The purpose of this study was to analyze the vulnerability and resilience of Turkey to climate change impacts. The Vulnerability Resilience Index was developed to measure Turkey’s vulnerability. Adaptive/coping capacity and exposure/sensitivity sectors were generated and used to determine the vulnerability value. First, these sectors were divided into related indicators. Economy, human resources, environment, and...

Author(s): Ulku Duman Yuksel

Effect of ultra-short wave on hormone-induced ischemic necrosis of femoral head in early stage

June 2014

This study aims to investigate the effect of ultra-short wave on hormone-induced ischemic necrosis of femoral head in early stage by using an Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) rabbit model. Horse serum was administered to male rabbits via the marginal ear vein, whereas control rabbits received saline. After five weeks, the rabbits with horse serum were injected with methylprednisolone. Blood-lipoids and...

Author(s): Fanshuo Zeng, Benling Liu, Baojuan Cui, Laigang Huang, Min Sun and Qiangsan Sun

Flow-induced Noise Prediction for 90ËšBend Pipeby LES and FW-H Hybrid Method

June 2014

This paper focuses on an aerodynamic noise study of outlet elbow of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine by analyzing the wall pressure fluctuations and predicting the far filed sound generated by turbulent flow. A hybrid approach combing the Larger-Eddy Simulation (LES) and Ffcowcs Williams-Hawkings (FW-H) acoustic analogy was used to simulate the flow distribution as well as calculate the flow-induced...

Author(s): Zhang Chunjian, Luo Yuxi, Liang Jiuxing, Li Lala and Li Jiang

Numerical solutions for the nonlinear partial fractional Zakharov-Kuznetsov equations with time and space fractional

June 2014

In this article, we implement relatively analytical techniques such as the homotopy perturbation method and homotopy analysis method to solve nonlinear partial fractional differential Zakharov-Kuznetsov equations. The fractional derivatives are described in the Caputo sense. We compare between the approximate solutions obtained by the homotopy perturbation method and the approximate solutions obtained by homotopy...

Author(s): Khaled A. Gepreel, Taher A. Nofal, and Ali A. Al-Thobaiti

Journey of kenaf in Malaysia: A Review

June 2014

Kenaf is an industrial crop with high potential for cultivation in a tropical climate. It is a source of raw material for fiber-based industries and paper production. Considerable research has been conducted to explore its adaptability and utilization in Malaysia since 2000, under the supervision of governmental and private organizations. A number of technologies and expertise among researchers have been developed to...

Author(s): Mohd Hadi Akber Basri, Arifin Abdu, , Nasima Junejo,  Hazandy Abdul Hamid, and Khalil Ahmed

Generation and simulation of new transmission control protocol (TCP) agent over network simulator 2 (NS-2) platforms

May 2014

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is the most popular protocol used over the wired and wireless networks, and it still has a practical problem where the congestion control mechanism does not permit the data stream to get complete bandwidth over the existing network links. To solve this problem, many TCP protocols have been introduced with high speed performance. The work provided in this article is based on using the...

Author(s): Bayan M. Sabbar

Automated classification of coronary artery disease using discrete wavelet transform and back propagation neural network

May 2014

An automated classification of coronary artery disease using discrete wavelet watershed transform and back propagation neural network has been proposed which basically segments the blood vessels of the coronary angiogram image as a first step, which in turn  involves various stages such as pre-processing, image enhancement, and segmentation using discrete wavelet transform and watershed transform along with...

Author(s): S. Sathish Kumar and R. Amutha

Medical waste management practices among selected health-care facilities in Nigeria: A case study

May 2014

Inappropriate medical waste (MW) management practices have become one of the major concerns in developing countries. The objectives of this study are to appraise the procedures and techniques available in collection and segregation of MW, treatment and recycling processes, disposal practices and compliances with rules and regulations in the Health-care Facilities (HCFs) in Ota, South West Nigeria. The HCFs visited...

Author(s): David O. Olukanni, Dominic E. Azuh, Tunde O. Toogun and Uchechukwu E. Okorie

Patterns of premarital childbearing among unmarried female youths in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from demographic health survey

May 2014

Premarital childbearing (PC) among young women remains a problem in Africa. Victims are often stigmatized, neglected and their socio-economic advancement in life is compromised. There is dearth of information on patterns of PC among unmarried female youths (UFY) in sub-Saharan Africa. The objectives of the study are to explore the patterns and differentials in the levels of PC in sub-Saharan Africa. It also identifies...

Author(s): M. E. Palamuleni and A. S. Adebowale,

Secure anycast routing in wireless mesh networks

May 2014

Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) are the hybrid networks having fixed infrastructure of gateways to provide the Internet connectivity to its fixed or mobile clients. It has redundant links to provide reliable communication. Anycast is an important service for the group communication. Field based routing is getting popularity due to its robustness and simplicity. In this paper, we have studies on the security issues for the...

Author(s): Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, Atif Naseer and Abdulaziz Almazyad, 

Management and welfare needs of donkeys in the rural areas of Noushahro Feroze, Pakistan

May 2014

In this study a concise review was provided, discussing the management of donkeys in the rural area of Naushahro Feroze Sindh Pakistan. In this area donkeys are commonly used for the transport ion of clay bricks, mud, and grain for grinding, manure from pens to field, crop harvests from fields to stores and market places, crop residues from fields to homesteads for storage, plowing and weeding, and it also as a means of...

Author(s): Ghulam Murtaza Lochi, Muhammad Ghias Uddin Shah, Muhammad Shuaib Khan, Jamil Ahmad Gandahi, Dildaar Husain Kalhorro, Sumera Ali Khan, Farooq Alam, Abdul Manan Khokar, Mubashir Hasan and Abdul Haseeb Danish

A novel fusion algorithm for infrared image and visible light image based on non-subsampled contourlet transform

May 2014

Aiming at the different characteristics of the infrared image and visible light image, the paper proposed a kind of fusion algorithm for the infrared image and visible light image based on non-subsampled contourlet transform. Firstly, the source images are made multiscale and multi-direction decomposition by using non-subsampled contourlet transform (NSCT). Secondly, to decomposed low frequency subband, a...

Author(s): Yucheng Liu and Yubin Liu

Risk analysis and assessment on construction operation based on human factors and empirical Bayesian theory

May 2014

This study was focused on the roles of human factors in construction accident and also dealt with the probabilities of fours levels of injury. We used an empirical Bayesian method and the human factors analysis and classification system framework to analyze the probability distributions of the severity of accidents of high risk operations in hydropower construction. Accident severity in four levels of injury was...

Author(s): Kai-Chang Sun and Jian-Lan Zhou

Near-infrared spectra quantitative analysis for flue gas of thermal power plant based on wavelength selection

May 2014

This paper proposed a near-infrared (NIR) spectra quantitative analysis method for flue gas of thermal power plant based on wavelength selection. For the proposed method, the self-adaptive accelerated particle swarm optimization is presented for determining the most representative wavelengths of NIR spectral signals and is combined with partial least square for predicting the various contents of the real flue gas...

Author(s): Hui Cao and Yan Zhou

Biogas production potential of transgenic Vetiveria zizanioides in mesophilic batch anaerobic digestion

May 2014

Transgenic Vetiveria zizanioides were anaerobic digested in a batch laboratory scale reactor at mesophilic conditions (30°C). Grinding and shearing, two kinds of processing methods were used. During total fermentation time of 80 days, the production potential of biogas were 310 mL/g·TS, 332 mL/g·VS in the grinding processing group and 322 mL/g·TS, 349 mL/g·VS in the shearing processing...

Author(s): Peipei Sun, Wudi Zhang, Fang Yin, Xingling Zhao, Jing Liu, Yubao Chen and Shiqing Liu

Sustainable development of landscape environment of traditional Changzhen

May 2014

Old town is like living fossil which has accumulated rich historical connotations; the one carrying the history of a region’s political, economic, cultural and ecological changes as well as the formative art created by collective labors and wisdoms of generations. The preservation of ancient Chinese dwellings and old towns began late; many historical architectures and traditional country fairs are forcibly removed...

Author(s): Jia Yuanyuan, Lu Junfu and Qing Ling

Research on the transient radial force of the centrifugal pump

May 2014

The three-dimensional unsteady flow field in centrifugal pump under different flows was numerically simulated based on the commercial fluent software, using standard k-ε turbulence model, SIMPLE algorithm and sliding mesh technique. The characteristics of the time domain and frequency domain of the pressure pulsations, as well as fluctuation strength were analyzed. The varying locus of transient radial force...

Author(s): Wei Li, Weidong Shi, Zhongyong Pan, Xiaoping Jiang, and Ling Zhou,

Development of a method to detect infectious rotavirus and astrovirus by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) with propidium monoazide (PMA)

May 2014

Rotavirus and astrovirus are two kinds of water-borne pathogens that can cause severe diarrhea in children, infants and immunocompromised humans. Both can be present in untreated and inadequately treated water. Molecular methods, such as the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), have been used to detect two viral genomes in a few hours, but they cannot distinguish between infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s): Wei Yumei , Liu Tingting, Wang Jingqi,  He Xiaoqing and  Wang Zijian

Effect of Ozone fumigation on morpho-physiology and yield of field-grown rice in Pearl River Delta, China

May 2014

Ozone pollution may cause a reduction in grain crops production. The response relationship between plants and Ozone is an important factor to assess the effect of Ozone pollution. In order to learn the effect of Ozone pollution on major grain crops in Pearl River Delta, this study used Open-top chamber (OTC) to fumigate the rice in the field, and researched the effects on the physical manifestations, physiological form...

Author(s): Qiong Wang,, Bilige Sude, Ming Dong,, Yuan Shi, Chunmei Geng and Xiaoke Wang

Design of indoor dust concentration monitor based on light scattering detection method

May 2014

Inhalable particles and fine particulates in dust will pollute the indoor environment and endanger people's health. It is an important task to take effective measures to control indoor dust pollution. The key is to keep abreast of the dust concentration, and to monitor, control and evaluate the sources of indoor dust pollution. This paper analyzes the main sources and characteristics of indoor dust and uses dust...

Author(s): Li Tianhua and Wu Ying

Analysis of the shape of bearing push-extend reamed affecting the bearing capability of the pile of push-extend multi-under-reamed pile through the finite element method

May 2014

In the paper, through use of ANSYS software of the finite element method to establish the simulation analysis model about the stress of soil around the pile, we obtained the normal and shear stress curve when the bearing push-extend reamed have different shapes under the same loads. It qualitatively analyzed the influence of bearing capacity on the push-extend Multi-under-reamed pile raised by the different shapes of...

Author(s): Yongmei Qian, Xihui Wang and Guanghan Xu

Two-phase closed-loop system identification method based on the auxiliary model

May 2014

The two-stage recursive extended least squares parameter estimation algorithm based on the auxiliary model of a class of closed-loop identification system model is presented in this paper. The basic idea of the algorithm is a combination of the auxiliary model identification ideas and the decomposition technique in which the closed-loop system is converted to a two-step process and each step identified model is an...

Author(s): Jie Jia, Jiao Cao, Yong Yang, Zhiteng Liu and Shuying Huang

Research on the topology control algorithm to maximize the Ad Hoc life cycle

May 2014

For Ad Hoc network, nodes move randomly with limited energy and self-organization; there is multi-hop of complex network, however, in order to extend the life cycle of Ad Hoc network effectively. This research was aimed at improving LEACH algorithm clustering on Ad Hoc network, constructing Ad Hoc network topology based on small world, making nodes that can still continue to maintain communication under the...

Author(s): Wenbo Zhang, Yongxin Feng, Xiaobo Tan and Lidong Fu

Calculating cyan-magenta-yellow-black (CMYK) printer’ gray component data based on polynomial modeling

May 2014

As gray color data is very important for printing quality, a method based on polynomial modeling is proposed to calculate the gray color data of different lightness. Firstly, the IT8.7/3 color target which defines input cyan-magenta-yellow-black (CMYK) signals is printed, and the corresponding CIELAB (Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage L*, a* and b*) values are obtained by a spectrophotometer with color...

Author(s): Sun Bangyong, Liu Han and Zhou Shisheng

The reliability test assessment of three-parameter Weibull distribution of material life by Bayesian method

May 2014

This paper is mainly according to Bayesian formula and using Bayesian method to estimate parameter truth-values of three-parameter Weibull distribution to achieve material reliability evaluation. The parameter values estimated by maximum likelihood method as the prior information of Bayesian estimation, assume that the parameter obeys a certain distribution and let the certain distribution as the prior distribution of...

Author(s): Xintao Xia, Yuanyuan Qin, Yinping Jin and Ming Qiu

Assessment for the quality of rolling bearing parts based on fuzzy theory

May 2014

There are many factors leading to rolling bearing failure, and the issue of parts quality like roller error and inner ring error is one of the main influence factors causing premature failure of the bearing. Assessment for bearing parts quality can obviously eliminate or minimize the chance of potential failure, and can improve the service life of bearing, wear-resisting property and reliability. For the sake of the...

Author(s): Xintao Xia, Yanyan Meng, Yantao Shang and Ming Qiu

Air gap field-oriented vector control strategy for high-power electrically excited synchronous motor based on full-order flux linkage observer

May 2014

This paper raises a full-order flux linkage observer for the high-power electrically excited synchronous motor and proposes a design for its feedback matrix based on modern control theories which ensure excellent dynamic and static performances of this full-order flux linkage observer. On the basis of the said full-order flux linkage observer, an air gap field-oriented vector control strategy for the electrically...

Author(s): Jing Shang, Xiaohong Nian and Kean Liu

Rural residents’ acceptance towards a telehealth system: The integrative perspective of technology acceptance model and social cognitive theory

May 2014

The purpose of the study is to integrate technology acceptance model (TAM) and social cognitive theory (SCT) to explore the usage intention model of telehealth systems. A survey of valid 480 users of telehealth was conducted to validate the proposed model. The findings show that computer anxiety has negatively significant effects on computer self-efficacy. Computer self-efficacy has positively significant effects on...

Author(s): Chung-Hung Tsai

Safe and efficient mining technology for full-mechanized caving face of deep mine with capacity of ten million tons

May 2014

Based on a highly intensive mining mode of “one mine, one coalface, ten million tons”, safe and efficient mining technology for full-mechanized caving face of deep mine with capacity of ten million tons is proposed to deal with technical problems such as high ground pressure, high ground temperature, high water pressure and easy spontaneous combustion of coal seam in Longgu coal mine. The surrounding rock...

Author(s): Ma Liqiang,, Sun Hai,, Jin Zhiyuan,, Wang Fei, and Li Pan,

Characterization of WPI-NaCas composite films modified by transglutaminase

May 2014

Synergistic effects of additive amount, reaction time and temperature of transglutaminase on properties of WPI-NaCas composite protein films were discussed by orthogonal experiments. Results indicated that transglutaminase (TGase) modification decreased D50 and D90 of film-forming solution particles, resulting in decrease in water solubility and increase in both mechanical and water barrier properties of films under...

Author(s): Lei Qiao, Pan Jiazhen, Huang Zhiying, Bao Jianqiang and Xun Qiannan

Microarrays revealed general-key genes responsive to implantation of low-energy N+ ion beam in rice

May 2014

Implantation with low-energy ion beam can induce various plant biological effects including stimulation, damage and mutation. But the adaptive mechanism altering gene expression in response to this stressor in plant is not fully understood. A highly thorough and comprehensive analysis to investigate the general-key genes responsive to implantation with low-energy ion beam in plant is important to understand the diverse...

Author(s): Ya Huiyuan, Chen Qiufang, Wang Weidong and Jiao Zhen

Study on the warp and weft direction conductivity of anti-radiation knitted fabric

May 2014

Measured by electrical experiments involving knitted warp and weft direction conductivity, we concrete analysis on the factors that affect electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of the knitted fabric. The influence factors of preventing electromagnetic radiation fabric shielding performance is associated with the organization structure and related parameters of knitted fabric. These include: organization type, the...

Author(s): Zhu Xiao Yu

Hydrochemical characteristics of groundwater in Tongchuan City, China

May 2014

In order to reveal the formation mechanism of hydrochemical characteristics in Tongchuan City, we collected and detected 39 samples of underground water. Correlation analytical method, hydrochemical method and ion ratio coefficient method were employed to investigate the hydrochemical characteristics, influencing factors and principles of changing. Results demonstrate that the main factors, controlling the shallow water...

Author(s): Zhang Yuxi, Zhang Yuanjing and Liu Jingtao

The driving forces of fertilizer use intensity by crops in China: A complete decomposition model

April 2014

Fertilizer plays an important role in raising agricultural production in China. However, the negative environmental consequences resulting from high fertilizer use intensity have posed serious challenges to agriculture sustainability in China. The goal of this study is to identify the underlying driving forces of fertilizer use intensity by crops that help to identify challenges and opportunities and provide advices for...

Author(s): Dan Pan

A review on nanotechnology as a tool of change in Nigeria

April 2014

Nanotechnology has generated diverse awareness and attentions nowadays and stand as one of the foremost alternative modern clean technologies of the 21st century.  In spite of the essential benefits of nanoscience and technology, Nigeria is yet to key into nanotechnology initiative and strategy towards improving her socio-economic development as well as transformation of important sectors. The benefits and...

Author(s): M. T. Bankole, Jimoh O. Tijani, I. A. Mohammed, and A. S. Abdulkareem,

Effect of routine pathological procedure on morphometric parameters of the heart in rat models

April 2014

In this study, the aim was to investigate effects of routine protocols commonly used in pathology (formalin fixation, paraffin embedding, slicing and staining) on morphometrical parameters of hearts in rats. Six males and 6 females rats were used. All of the subjects were euthanized and then hearts were fixed in formalin solution. Hearts were cut at the level of musculus papillaris and cut surfaces area were...

Author(s): Ozgur Ozdemir, Orhan Yavuz and Fatih Hatipoglu

The improved generalized Riccati equation mapping method and its application for solving a nonlinear partial differential equation (PDE) describing the dynamics of ionic currents along microtubules

April 2014

In this paper we apply the improved Riccati equation mapping method to construct many families of exact solutions of a nonlinear partial differential equation involving parameters of a special interest in nanobiosciences and biophysics which describe a model of microtubules as nonlinear RLC transmission lines. As results, we can successfully recover the previously known results that have been found using other methods....

Author(s): Elsayed M. E. Zayed, Yasser A. Amer and Reham M. A. Shohib

Synthesis of Chebyshev-I filter using folding and retiming

April 2014

In synthesizing Digital signal processing (DSP) architecture, maintaining low silicon area and high performance becomes an important factor which can be achieved by various optimization techniques. To achieve this, we employ two design optimization techniques: folding and retiming, which are applied to 3rd order Chebyshev I high pass digital filter to minimize the functional units (adders, multipliers) and to reduce the...

Author(s): Nongmaithem Lalleima Chanu and Vimal Kant Pandey

Genetic diversity of Quercus liaotungensis Koidz populations at different altitudes

April 2014

To estimate genetic diversity and genetic structures of Q. liaotungensis at different altitudes in Xingtangsi, eight natural populations were surveyed by sequence-related amplified polymorphism (SRAP) markers. A total of 179 bands were amplified by 12 pairs of SRAP primer combinations. The average number of amplification band for each pair primers was 14.9. The percentage polymorphic band (PPB) of Q. liaotungensis was...

Author(s): J. Wang, Q. Y. Wei, S. J. Lu, Y. F. Chen and Y. L. Wang

4F_C: A conceptual framework for understanding architectural works

April 2014

This paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding an architectural building by qualitatively discerning the complex issues involved in building design and systematically integrating them into a theoretical construct. The premise behind this framework is that, in design, a better understanding of what to design leads to a more informed understanding of how to design, resulting in a more structured and...

Author(s): Saleem M. Dahabreh

Geometry optimization for heat sinks using thermography and finite element

April 2014

Cooling systems based on Peltier cells have great advantages to be energized by renewable energy sources. This paper describes the optimization of operation of a heat exchanger which was located in the side cool on Peltier Cell. For this work, we performed infrared shots of the experiment in order to establish and analyze the pattern of heat distribution. Infrared results as well as boundary conditions fueled our...

Author(s): I. J. Valencia Gómez, F. Hernández Hernández , J. A. Duarte-Moller, O. Jiménez Sandoval, A. Marroquín de Jesús and J. M. Olivares Ramírez

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