American Journal of Applied Scientific Research

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Effect of Stitch Lengths and Yarn Counts on Areal Density and Drape Behaviour of Different Weft Knitted Single Jersey Structures

    Emdadul Haque, Md Shamim Alam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: Jun. 24, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2016
    Published: Nov. 21, 2016
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    Abstract: This paper aimed at analysis on the effects of stitch length and Yarn Count on GSM and drape behavior of weft knitted single jersey fabrics. In this research work different types of weft knitted single jersey fabrics have been used like as single jersey plain, single lacoste, double lacoste and polo pique fabric. As drape is one of the most importa... Show More
  • Spatial Dissemination of Some Heavy Metals in Soil Adjacent to Bhaluka Industrial Area, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

    Abdullah Al Zabir, M. Wahid U. Zzaman, Md. Zakir Hossen, Md. Nizam Uddin, Md. Shariful Islam, Md. Saiful Islam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 38-47
    Received: Aug. 27, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2016
    Published: Nov. 21, 2016
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    Abstract: Heavy metals released from industries causes severe environmental pollution in developing countries. This study has been conducted to evaluate the intensity of heavy metals pollution in soil at 0, 30 and 60 m distances from waste carrying canal of Bhaluka industrial area of Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Lead (Pb), chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), i... Show More
  • A New Simplified Model for Predicting of Water Content Effects on Thermal Conductivity of Hygroscopic Materials Buildings

    André Talla

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 48-54
    Received: Sep. 12, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2016
    Published: Nov. 25, 2016
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    Abstract: The aim of this paper was to predict the thermal conductivity of local composite materials, particularly used as building materials in Sub-Saharan countries, as a function of their water content. In this work, a new simplified model, based on a physical approach with assumption of an ideal shrinkage of the material during the evaporation of water, ... Show More
  • Suspension Type Stereo Bicycle Parking Garage

    Zhang Jianmin, Zhou Jun, Liu Lei, Tian Peipei, Zhou Shijun

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 55-58
    Received: Oct. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 05, 2016
    Published: Dec. 05, 2016
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    Abstract: At present, many countries have vigorously advocated the use of green environmental protection of the bicycle as a means of transport, a large number of bicycle parking problems become a problem. In order to solve the present bicycle parking space, parking chaos, and convenient use, easy theft problem, this paper proposes a suspension type stereo b... Show More
  • Study the Chromium-Induced Oxidative Stress on Mitochondria from Liver and Lungs Origin

    Durga Pada Dolai, Sankar Kumar Dey, Sandeep Kumar Dash, Somenath Roy

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 59-64
    Received: Sep. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2016
    Published: Dec. 17, 2016
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    Abstract: Potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7), a Cr (VI) compound, is the most toxic form of Cr (VI) and has been demonstrated to induce toxicity associated with oxidative stress in humans and animals. The wide environmental distribution of chromium leads to an increased interest of its toxicity and biological effects. Mitochondria provide most of the cellular en... Show More
  • Influence of Spatial Variation in Subgrade Properties on the Design of Highway Flexible Pavements

    Nwakaire Chidozie Madu, Chukwu Chinagorom Joshua, Udemba Jonathan Nwachukwu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 65-74
    Received: Oct. 01, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 18, 2016
    Published: Dec. 21, 2016
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    Abstract: Influence of spatial variation in subgrade properties on the integrity of highway pavement design is the burden of this research. Interruption, delay and discomfort in transportation flow that characterize roads across the globe due to poor pavement conditions are pathetic experiences. This work is an attempt to investigate the influence of subgrad... Show More
  • Mapping of Angular Leaf Spot Disease Hotspot Areas in Western Kenya Towards Its Management

    Robert Kiptabut Leitich, W. Arinaitwe, B. Mukoye, D. O. Omayio, A. K. Osogo, H. K. Were, J. W. Muthomi, R. M. Otsyula, M. M. Abang

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: Oct. 23, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 18, 2016
    Published: Dec. 21, 2016
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    Abstract: Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. ) is an important crop in the daily diet of more than 300 million people worldwide. Despite its importance, bean productivity is declining in western Kenya due to diseases and use of low yielding susceptible varieties. Among the diseases, ALS is a major biotic constraint of bean production in western Kenya. It cau... Show More
  • Gold Nanoparticle Based Plasmonic Microwave-antenna

    Ngo Hai Yen, Dang Thi Thanh Thuy, Nguyen Khac Thuan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 82-86
    Received: Sep. 19, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2016
    Published: Dec. 27, 2016
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    Abstract: In recent years, wireless communication has been developed towards the ultra-high bands in order to exploit the plasmonic effect that was observed in nanoscale metallic nanomaterials. In this report we study the impact of plasmon effect of gold nanoparticles covered on the surface of the microwave antenna to seek for a change in the antenna efficie... Show More
  • Influence of Different Soil Properties on Shear Strength of Soil: A Review

    Vaibhav R. Dhawale, Shrikant M. Harle

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 87-90
    Received: Oct. 29, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2016
    Published: Jan. 16, 2017
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    Abstract: Compacted soils in embankments of dams, and roads, dikes, liners, etc. are commonly used in geotechnical engineering. Soil variability and uncertainty of a natural soil deposit and its properties are common challenges in geotechnical engineering design. The unsaturated soil mechanics is receiving increasing attention from researchers and as well as... Show More
  • Development of a Corrosion Model for Prediction of Atmospheric Corrosion of Mild Steel

    Mahendra Adikari, Nanda Munasinghe

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 91-96
    Received: Sep. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2016
    Published: Dec. 28, 2016
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    Abstract: Corrosion is a naturally occurring phenomenon commonly defined as the deterioration or loss of functions of materials (usually metals) due to the effect of the environmental factors. According to the nature of environment, corrosion can be broadly categorized as corrosion in atmosphere, corrosion in water, corrosion in sea, corrosion in soil etc. A... Show More
  • The Use of Phosphate-Silicate Inhibitor, in Corrosion Control of Drinking Water Distribution System

    Daniela Gologan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 97-102
    Received: Oct. 06, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2016
    Published: Dec. 29, 2016
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    Abstract: The chemical content of water - pH, mineralization, alkalinity, hardness, calcium and magnesium compounds, carbon dioxide free provide guidance about buffering capacity of water. Therefore, if the mineralization and pH is low, the water is aggressive towards the materials used in manufacturing pipes - concrete, steel, HDPE, PVC, PAX. If the mineral... Show More