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    • Recovery of impact-damaged carbon fiber–reinforced composites using induction heating 

      Bayazeid, Sultan M.; Poon, Kim Leng; Subeshan, Balakrishnan; Alamir, Mohammed Abdullah; Asmatulu, Eylem (SAGE Publications, 2021-12-09)
      Carbon fiber–reinforced composites (CFRCs) have been used extensively in structural applications within the aerospace and automotive manufacturing industries. However, several other applications have been recognized. These ...
    • Enhancing reliability/availability in asset management with retrofitting: A wind turbine case study 

      Çınar, Suna; Szidarovszky, Ferenc; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (Inderscience, 2021-11-26)
      In this study, a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) modelling approach is proposed to identify the optimum maintenance or retrofitting schedule under budget and energy production constraint(s) by improving failure ...
    • DeepNGlypred: A deep neural network-based approach for human N-linked glycosylation site prediction 

      Pakhrin, Subash C.; Aoki-Kinoshita, Kiyoko Flora; Caragea, Doina; Kc, Dukka B. (MDPI, 2021-12-02)
      Protein N-linked glycosylation is a post-translational modification that plays an importantrole in a myriad of biological processes. Computational prediction approaches serve as comple-mentary methods for the characterization ...
    • Enhanced biodiesel production from wet microalgae biomass optimized via response surface methodology and artificial neural network 

      Muhammad, Gul; Potchamyou Ngatcha, Ange Douglas; Lv, Yongkun; Xiong, Wenlong; El-Badry, Yaser Abdel Moemen; Asmatulu, Eylem; Xu, Jingliang; Alam, Md Asraful (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
      This study investigates modeling and optimal conditions for biodiesel production from exceedingly wet microalgae Chlorella pyrenoidosa using the catalyst, hydrochloric acid. Three levels of Box-Behnken design response ...
    • Evaluation of corrosion resistance, mechanical integrity loss and biocompatibility of $PCL/HA/TiO_2$ hybrid coated biodegradable ZM21 Mg alloy 

      Singh, Navdeep; Batra, Uma; Kumar, Kamal; Mahapatro, Anil (Elsevier, 2021-12-04)
      A novel $PCL/HA/TiO_2$ hybrid coating on ZM21 Mg alloy substrate has been investigated for corrosion resistance, biocompatibility and mechanical integrity loss in terms of bending, compressive and tensile strength in ...
    • Preface 

      Li, Haizhou; Ge, Shuzhi Sam; Wu, Yan; Wykowska, Agnieszka; He, Hongsheng (Springer, 2021-11-02)
      The 13th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2021) was held as a hybrid conference (onsite and online) in Singapore, during November 10–13, 2021, with the theme of “Robotics in our everyday lives”, emphasizing ...
    • A survey on machine and deep learning models for childhood and adolescent obesity 

      Siddiqui, Hera; Rattani, Ajita; Woods, Nikki Keene; Cure, Laila N.; Lewis, Rhonda K.; Twomey, Janet M.; Smith-Campbell, Betty; Hill, Twyla J. (IEEE, 2021-11-25)
      Childhood and adolescent obesity is a serious health problem that is on the rise at the global level. Earlier, certain diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease affected only adults, but now ...
    • Common reality: An interface of human-robot communication and mutual understanding 

      Yan, Fujian; Namboodiri, Vinod; He, Hongsheng (Springer, Cham, 2021-11-02)
      An interface that can share effective and comprehensive mutual understanding is critical for human-robot interaction. This paper designs a novel human-robot interaction interface that enables humans and robots to interact ...
    • Prediction of COVID-19 cases from the nexus of air quality and meteorological phenomena: Bangladesh perspective 

      Ahmed, Mim M.; Hoque, Md E.; Rahman, Shahanaj; Roy, Proshanta K.; Alam, Firoz; Rahman, Md Mustafizur; Rahman, Md Mostafizur; Hopke, Philip K. (Springer Nature, 2021-11-28)
      An integrated approach was used to estimate the number of COVID-19 patients related to air quality and meteorological phenomena. Additionally, the air quality during pre-lockdown, lockdown, and post-lockdown stages of the ...
    • A framework of controlled robot language for reliable human-robot collaboration 

      Tran, Dang M.; Yan, Fujian; Yihun, Yimesker S.; Tan, Jindong; He, Hongsheng (Springer, Cham, 2021-11-02)
      Effective and efficient communication is critical for human-robot collaboration and human-agent teaming. This paper presents the design of a Controlled Robot Language (CRL) and its formal grammar for instruction interpretation ...
    • Determining the factors affecting the boiling heat transfer coefficient of sintered coated porous surfaces 

      Sajjad, Uzair; Hussain, Imtiyaz; Sultan, Muhammad; Mehdi, Sadaf; Wang, Chichuan; Rasool, Kashif; Rasool, Kashif; Elnaggar, Ashraf Y.; Hussein, Enas E (MDPI, 2021-11-16)
      The boiling heat transfer performance of porous surfaces greatly depends on the morphological parameters, liquid thermophysical properties, and pool boiling conditions. Hence, to develop a predictive model valid for diverse ...
    • Design of supply chain network to reduce impacts of damages during shipping 

      Abushaega, Mastoor M.; Daehy, Yahya H.; Alghamdi, Saleh Yahya; Krishnan, Krishna K.; Khamaj, Abdulrahman (Polska Akademia Nauk, 2021-06-01)
      Recently, the expand of industrial market has led to have long supply chain network. During the long shipment, the probability of having damaged products is likely to occur. The probability of having damaged products is ...
    • Mechanical properties and failure mechanisms of refill friction stir spot welds 

      Lakshmi Balasubramaniam, Guruvignesh; Boldsaikhan, Enkhsaikhan; Joseph Rosario, Gratias Fernandez; Ravichandran, Saravana P.; Fukada, Shintaro; Fujimoto, Mitsuo; Kamimuki, Kenichi (MDPI, 2021-11-01)
      Refill friction stir spot welding (RFSSW) is an innovative solid-state welding technology for aluminum structures. The presented study aimed to evaluate the mechanical properties of refill spot welds and their failure ...
    • Smart rebalancing for bike sharing systems using quantum approximate optimization algorithm 

      Harikrishnakumar, Ramkumar; Nannapaneni, Saideep (IEEE, 2021-10-25)
      Smart Mobility is the key component of Smart City initiative that are being explored throughout the world. The bike-sharing system (BSS) aims to provide an alternative mode of Smart Mobility transportation system, and it ...
    • Alternate method for determining yield strength of polymer additive manufacturing 

      Park, Chul Y.; Rupel, Keith E.; Henry, Chelsey E.; Malik, Kevin F.; Ghose, Sayata; Palliyaguru, Upul R. (ASTM International, 2020-09-01)
      Additive manufacturing (AM) technology offers potential cost savings, production efficiencies, and unique design features that cannot be easily achieved through traditional manufacturing. However, it is known that the final ...
    • Distributed network time synchronization: Social learning versus consensus 

      Hulede, Ian Ellis L; Kwon, Hyuck M. (IEEE, 2021-10-15)
      The objective of this paper is to investigate a social learning-based distributed network time synchronization (SLDNTS) and compare it to a classic approach: consensus-based distributed network time synchronization (CDNTS). ...
    • Salt hydrates as phase change materials for photovoltaics thermal management 

      Choo, Yee M.; Wei, Wei (Wiley Open Access, 2021-11-10)
      Recently, phase change materials (PCMs) are acquiring much attention for the overall enhancement of photovoltaic (PV) systems' performance, because of their extraordinary property in temperature management. Many researchers ...
    • Regional CubeSat constellation design to monitor hurricanes 

      Chadalavada, Pardhasai; Dutta, Atri (IEEE, 2021-11-13)
      State-of-the-art weather forecasting systems depend on a variety of data collected by airborne, orbiting, and ground sensors. Regional CubeSat constellations have the potential to improve hurricane forecasting by collecting ...
    • Low-frequency noise control using layered granular aerogel and limp porous media 

      Xue, Yutong; Dasyam, Amrutha; Bolton, J. Stuart; Sharma, Bhisham N. (Institute of Noise Control Engineering, 2021-08-01)
      The acoustic absorption of granular aerogel layers with a granule sizes in the range of 2 to 40 μm is dominated by narrow-banded, high absorption regions in the low-frequency range and by reduced absorption values at higher ...
    • 3D printed multifunctional low-frequency sound absorbers 

      Johnston, William; Kankanamalage, Pulitha G.; Sharma, Bhisham N. (Institute of Noise Control Engineering, 2021-08-01)
      Cellular porous materials are an attractive choice for lightweight structural design. However, though their open porous architecture is ideally suited for multifunctional applications, their use is typically limited by the ...