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Date: 2020/11/09
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6626
Description: The aim of this study is to investigate the significance of residual stresses in fatigue analyses of micro gas turbine blades in order to attain accurate fatigue life estimates; such studies have not ... More
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Date: 2020/09/11
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5380
Description: The ever-increasing relationship between energy consumption and economic growth continues to reinforce functional power generation infrastructure as the centerpiece of development. However, downtimes ... More
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Date: 2020/05/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5523
Description: In this research, developed finite element codes were used to study the effective elastic modulus and stress-strain distribution profiles of epoxy resin filled with 6 wt. % microparticles of kaolinite ... More
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Date: 2020/04/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5526
Description: Flanges are vital component used in power generation plants for linking, closing and connecting of pipes to the boiler and turbine compartments. The linking of piping networks via this approach has li ... More
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Date: 2020/03/30
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5562
Description: The quest to reduce the energy consumption in automotive has resulted in the development and use of lightweight materials for the design of vehicles. Also, stiffer legislation is being put in place to ... More
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Date: 2020/03/22
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6612
Description: The past few decades have witnessed an upsurge in the utilization of natural fibres in green materials advancement. This rise can be linked to calls from stakeholders, around the world, on the issue o ... More
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Date: 2020/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5478
Description: Solar electric vehicle racing is becoming ever more popular, especially in countries such as America, Australia, and South Africa. Teams are continuously looking for better and more effective ways to ... More
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Date: 2019/07/07
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6653
Description: The crossing of paths of sciences of biomedical and nanotechnology has opened a wide variety of research endeavors at molecular and cellular levels. Since biosynthesis of nanoparticles is a relatively ... More
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Date: 2018/11/06
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5524
Description: This work provides a comprehensive review of numerical simulation and optimisation of the shot peening found in the existing literature over the past 10 years. The review found that the developed nume ... More
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Date: 2017/06/07
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5789
Description: There is a drastic need in industries, such as the automotive and construction industry, for easy-to-use empirical models that can effectively and efficiently predict the sound absorption coefficient ... More
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Date: 2017/03/24
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5527
Description: Natural fibre-based materials are becoming a valid alternative to traditional synthetic based products for composite reinforcing and sound attenuating treatments. In recent years, natural fibres have ... More
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Date: 2017/012/23-25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5835
Description: The occurrence of chatter vibrations which mainly, originate as result of lack of rigidity, in machine parts cutting tool and instability, of the tool work piece system during machining is still a rec ... More
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Date: 2016/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5659
Description: In recent years, the amount of research on natural fibres and natural-fibre-based products has increased substantially. The reason for this increase is due to a greater awareness of the environment an ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4786
Description: Infrared thermography (IRT) has matured and is now widely accepted as a condition monitoring tool where temperature is measured in a non-contact way. Since the late 1970s, it has been extensively used ... More
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Date: 2014/04/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3209
Description: The good properties exhibited by ceramic materials, such as corrosion resistance, resistance to oxidation at high temperatures, resistance to wear, and low relative density have made them an especiall ... More
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