Research Article
Creep and thermal ratcheting characterization of polytetrafluoroethylene-based gasket materials

Rahul Palaniappan Kanthabhabha Jeya; Abdel-Hakim Bouzid

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 609-614

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/027

Abstract
  Characterization of Teflon polymer based gaskets under expedited aging is the objective of this work. Teflon gaskets are exploited frequently as a replacement to asbestos fiber gaskets because of their excellent leak tightness and nonhazardous physical degradation properties. The research focuses profoundly ...  Read More

Research Article
Simplify the resolve of AC parameters such as immittances, conductivity and dielectric by using the delay-time measurement

Samy K. K. Shaat; Hussein A. Dawoud

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 615-620

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/031

Abstract
  Our novelty for the presented work is to find a simple method to study electric and dielectric properties for samples such as magnetic materials. We focus on prepare and characterize of the ferrites. During the AC measurements, we struggled to use the Lissajous figure.  In addition, we have a shortage ...  Read More

Research Article
Effect of activated carbon/in situ synthesized magnetite hybrid fillers on the microwave properties of natural rubber composites

Ahmed A. Al-Ghamdi; Omar A. Al-Hartomy; Falleh R. Al-Solamy; Nikolay Dishovsky; Radostin Nickolov; Nikolay Atanasov; Kamelia Ruskova

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 621-628

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/035

Abstract
  The purpose of the study is to synthesize nanosized magnetite in situ the nanosized porous texture of activated carbons and to examine the impact of the resulting hybrid filler upon the microwave properties and electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of composites based on natural rubber. ...  Read More

Research Article
Effect of calcium chloride on rheological behavior of sodium alginate

Doha Berraaouan; Mohamed Elmiz; Samira Salhi; AbdesselamTahani .

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 629-633

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/893

Abstract
  Sodium Alginates are widely used in several industries as gelling agent, coagulant, thickener and encapsulation matrices. Since they can be used in aqueous solutions, it becomes more interesting to study their behavior as non-Newtonian fluids and how adding divalent cations such as calcium can influence ...  Read More

Research Article
Study of structural, elastic & thermal properties of DyMg alloy using the FP-LAPW method

Meena Kumari; Manju Sikarwar; U.P. Verma

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 634-638

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/726

Abstract
  In this paper DyMg alloy has been studied in three phases viz.  B1, B2 and B3. The exchange correlation potential within the generalized-gradient approximation (GGA) of projector augmented wave (PAW) method is used.  The predicted lattice constants and total energy at ambient condition, respectively ...  Read More

Research Article
Green synthesis of hybrid silver nano structures using Cassia occidentalis plant leaf broth and their characterization

Arehalli S Santhosh; Shadakshari Sandeep; Ningappa Kumara Swamy; Gurukar S Suresh; Jose S Melo

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 639-642

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/711

Abstract
  In the present work, we report on green synthesis of hybrid silver nano structures using a solution of AgNO3 and leaf broth of Cassia occidentalis plant as reducing agent. The incubation of AgNO3 solution and leaf broth for 48 hrs under neutral pH and constant stirring at 150 rpm resulted in the formation ...  Read More

Research Article
Group 4 hydroxides and their multimetallic assemblies for ring opening polymerization (ROMP) of rac-lactide without solvent

Prabhuodeyara M. Gurubasavaraj; Jasmith S. Charantimath

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 643-647

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/773

Abstract
  In this work, we report the synthesis, structural characterization of Group 4 mono and bis-hydroxides and their derivatives and their catalytic properties in the Ring Opening Polymerization (ROP) of rac-Lactide. The hydroxides, and their multimetallic assemblies were characterized, using 1H NMR, 2D NMR, ...  Read More

Research Article
Self-organized ZnO nanofractal array

Pradosh K. Sahoo; G. Mangamma; M. Kamruddin; S. Dash; Ashok K. Tyagi

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 648-653

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/839

Abstract
  In the present work ZnO dendritic nanostructures (NS) were synthesized by sol-gel and spin coating methods over silicon (100) substrate. The phase purity was confirmed by XRD. Grain size was found to be less than 10 nm. The vibrational modes of the nano ZnO wurtzite structure were observed by laser Raman ...  Read More

Research Article
Effect of precursor concentration on zinc sulphide nanomaterial prepared by co-precipitation method

Veena Choudapur; A. B. Raju; Arvind Bennal

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 654-661

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/781

Abstract
  The studies on luminescent II-VI semiconducting nanomaterials have attracted widespread attention, due to their potential applications in optoelectronic and biophotonic devices. Amongst II-VI group semiconductor nanoparticles, ZnS Nano Particles with large exciton binding energy and wide direct bandgap ...  Read More

Research Article
Modifications induced in the optical properties of starch by embedded Ag nanoparticles

Meena .; Annu Sharma; Sanjeev Aggarwal; Pawan K. Sharma

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 662-666

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/813

Abstract
  Bio-degradable polymers such as starch, chitosan, cellulose etc which are extracted from renewable resources are attracting increasing interest in the recent years due to their environmentally friendly nature, low cost and high availability. In the present work, synthesis of colloidal silver nanoparticles ...  Read More

Research Article
Structural, morphological and impedance spectroscopic studies on (1-x)Pb(NO3)2: xCeO2 composite solid electrolytes

Govind Reddy.Y; Sadananda Chary.A; Awasti. A.M; Narender Reddy.S

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 667-674

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/985

Abstract
  The composite solid electrolyte systems, (1-x)Pb(NO3)2:xCeO2 (x= 0, 0.02, 0.03, 0.04, 0.05 and 0.08), have been investigated by XRD for structural properties, SEM with EDS for morphological studies and Electrical properties through impedance spectroscopy. The frequency and temperature dependence of ac ...  Read More

Research Article
Effect of simultaneous application of ultrasonic vibrations during laser surface melting on electrochemical properties of 2024 aluminum alloy

Sourabh Biswas; Sam Allison; S. Habib Alavi; Sandip P. Harimkar

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, Pages 675-678

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2017/043

Abstract
  In the present investigation, effect of laser melting with and without simultaneous application of ultrasonic vibrations on electrochemical properties of 2024 aluminum alloy is investigated. The electrochemical behavior of the laser melted specimens was studied using open-circuit and potentiodynamic ...  Read More