Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
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Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
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Investigation of heat transfer characteristics of Al2O3-water nanofluid in a coiled agitated vessel across varied operating conditions

Uday M. Basheer Al-Naib

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 145-149


  This study aimed to investigate the heat transfer behavior of an Al2O3-water nanofluid within a coil-agitated tank. The experiment utilized Al2O3-water nanofluids with varying volume concentrations, namely 0.2 vol%, 0.3 vol%, and 0.4 vol%. Two different cooling water flow rates, specifically 1.8 and ...  Read More

Corrosion inhibition performance of 2- Fluorophenyl-2, 5-dithiohydrazodicarbonamide for copper in 3.5%NaCl Media: Experimental and Monte Carlo insights

Mothana Ghazi Kadhim AlFalah; Murat Saracoglu; Mehmet Izzettin Yilmazer; Fatma Kandemirli

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 150-159


  Most industries struggle with corrosion. Corrosion inhibitors are needed in these sectors. Eco-friendly corrosion inhibitors should be effective even at low concentrations. In this work, the compound 2- Fluorophenyl-2, 5- dithiohydrazodicarbonamide (2F-TSC) was utilized as a corrosion inhibitor for copper ...  Read More

Extended finite element approach to predict and track rupture propagation in abdominal aortic aneurysm

Wisam J K Al-obaidi; Mohammed A Al-Tayyar; Parthasarathi Mandal

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 160-168


  Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a life-threatening cardio-vascular condition. Current surgical intervention is based on the maximum diameter threshold of 5.5 cm. Over the past years, two indicators to predict potential rupture, Rupture Potential Index (RPI) and Finite Element Analysis Rupture Index ...  Read More

A review into studies related to the effect of the pavement surface condition on traffic safety: A scientometric analysis

Manal Ghadban Al-Zubaidi; Hamsa Zubaidi; Bassim H. Al-Humeidawi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 169-179


  Traffic crashes are one of the main reasons for the death of many people and the loss of property Therefore, it is important to conduct research and studies to reduce the risk of accidents and identify the causes that lead to their occurrence. The condition of the pavement is one of the main factors ...  Read More

Promoting students’ well-being indicators through adapting biophilic design attributes in Salahaddin University dormitories

Ardalan Baiz Hasa; Husein Ali Husein

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 180-186


  Due to its positive impact on human psychophysiological indicators, biophilic design can be implemented in various built environments. This design approach can be used when the connection to natural elements is limited and when the occupants feel stressed and uncomfortable in a specific space. Purposes: ...  Read More

Assessment of gasoline engine performance and emissions powered by different gasoline-water ammonia blends: A Review

Duaa Saadoun Flaih; Mohamed F. Al-Dawody; Tikendra Nath Verma

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 187-193


  As a result of a large number of diseases due to environmental pollution resulting from emissions and fast energy depletion. Many researchers resorted methods to produce a mixture that can be used as fuel and fight these issues. In this work, a mini review was concluded through previous studies to highlight ...  Read More

An optimization model for the layout of a branching water distribution system

Hasan Albo Salih

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 194-199


  This paper presents an optimization model for the layout of a branching water distribution system. The goal is to minimize construction costs while meeting the system's demands. The study utilizes the general algebraic modeling system (GAMS) to optimize a non-looping water distribution system. The methodology ...  Read More

Effects of fin on mixed convection heat transfer in a vented square cavity: A numerical study

Mohammed Abu Ghurban; Khaled Al-Farhany; Kada Benhanifia

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 200-208


  Numerical investigation of mixed convective in a vented square cavity with fin. The horizontal walls are adiabatic, while the left and right walls are at hot and cold temperatures, respectively. The fluid inlet to the cavity from the lower left open area, and exit from the upper right open area. In this ...  Read More

Control of self-excited induction generator based wind turbine using current and voltage control approaches

S. Ratheesh; Jeba Vins M.

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 209-217


  The self-excited induction generator (SEIG) is widely applied in the wind energy conversion system (WECS) to enhance power generation. The power generation from WECS is varied in terms of varying wind speed. Hence, to improve the working of SEIG-based WECS, the multi-stage coati optimized proportional ...  Read More

Blockchain Fog-based scheme for identity authentication in smart building

Alexander A. Varfolomeev; Liwa H. Al-Farhani

Volume 16, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 218-227


  This paper presents a proposal for an authentication scheme for smart building systems and environments based on blockchain, its positive features, and fog computing. The most important feature that can be distinguished in the submitted proposal is its adoption of the principle of decentralization in ...  Read More