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Showing papers in "Materials Today: Proceedings in 2018"


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TL;DR: In this paper, a review on the mechanical properties of natural fiber composites is presented, which includes Abaca, Jute, Sisal, banana, cotton, coir, hemp, etc.

193 citations


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TL;DR: A review of the main processes, materials and applications of the current additive manufacturing technology can be found in this article, where the authors present the main process, materials, and application of AM technology.

178 citations


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TL;DR: A brief review of the potential applications of nanotechnology in different fields, especially in medicine, including in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

154 citations


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TL;DR: The review on the capabilities of NDT applications such as Visual Testing (VT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Thermography, Radiographic Testing (RT), Electromagnetic Testing (ET), Acoustic Emission (AE) and shearography testing with respect to advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

152 citations


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TL;DR: In this modern competitive world demand has been increased towards the development for lighter, energy efficient materials as mentioned in this paper and aluminium metal matrix composite has been the best suited materials for research in this direction.

123 citations


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TL;DR: The main advantage of using natural fiber and resin system is it is cheaper than synthetic composites, bio-degradable, abundantly available and can potentially be employed for more structural purposes as mentioned in this paper.

110 citations


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TL;DR: The further scope of research is provided into the possibilities of replacing metallic parts with non-metallic ones, due to the rising costs and dwindling resources, so as to sustain the same utility of product without any compensation on durability and quality.

91 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a review of recent applications of nano science and technology is discussed, where the essential needs of today's industry are to design and develop a higher efficient system with minimum losses.

83 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using the plant extract of Shikakai and Reetha was described, which was further utilized as an effective SERS active substrate for the detection of dye molecule and bacteria.

83 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, an overview of stir casting process, process parameter, & preparation of AMC material by using aluminium as matrix form and SiC, Al2O3 as reinforcement by varying proportion.

82 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the achievement and current status of technology based on mushroom cultivation for bio remediation of agro-industrial wastes and also emphasizes on mycelium based material for packaging and insulation applications as a sustainable alternative for polystyrene.

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TL;DR: The use of jute fibers as reinforcement for development of composite materials has increased in nowadays because the vexation shown by the environment due to increase in fuel prices, depletion of fossil fuels, global warming are the major concerns which force the researchers to work in the area of green composites as discussed by the authors.

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TL;DR: In this paper, an attempt is made to analyse the influence of the different weight fraction of aluminum nitride (AlN) particle reinforced composites and the microstructures, as well as mechanical properties of the manufactured composites were inspected by using Optical Microscope.

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TL;DR: This review article is intended to illustrate a summary of state-of-the-art biomaterials and synthesis techniques for scaffold development for specific biomedical environment.

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TL;DR: This paper focused on the nonlinear mechanics of MFCMS because High Altitude Airship type of problems comes under geometrically and materially nonlinear case, so one of the effective method called Variational Asymptotic Method is used.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the impact of WEDM process parameters, such as pulse on time, pulse off time, peak current and servo voltage in machining of Nimonic-263 alloys, is examined.

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TL;DR: Nanomaterials (nanocrystalline materials) are substances possessing grain sizes on the order of a billionth of a meter as mentioned in this paper, which can be exploited for a ramification of structural and non structural packages.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a poultry litter oil B20 biodiesel blend and 30mg/l alumina nanoparticles as an additive was used in a compression ignition engine to achieve significant reduction in CO, UBHC and NOx emissions.

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TL;DR: In this article, a solid 3D model based on the ASTM standards to test the strength of the material using micro tensile testing and biodegradable test of component using landfill method.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a novel predictor for the tribological properties of 316L stainless steel is proposed, which combines an optimization technique with an artificial intelligence technique such as Bat optimization and neural network respectively.

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TL;DR: In this paper, an attempt has been made to employ Aloe vera powder as a reinforcement material for Aluminium metal matrix composites as it is readily available less denser eco-friendly material at low cost and it could be the alternative to fly ash in respect of better physical and mechanical properties.

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TL;DR: Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is used for determination of weights of lean waste but Fuzzy AHP is better choice to prioritize weights of the various types ofLean waste.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors reviewed the mechanical properties of polymer matrix composites with different fillers and found that the addition of fillers will enhance the properties of the polymer matrix.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a forecast system is proposed in light of counterfeit neural system (ANN) with the hereditary calculation (GA) to foresee the spring back angle in sheet metal. But this method is not suitable for the case of textiles.

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TL;DR: This paper is an attempt to review the work conducted by various researchers in applications and improvement areas of Analytical hierarchy process due to its simplicity and versatility with higher accuracy.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the application of natural fibres reinforced polymer composites in wind turbine, requirements to the composites, their properties, constituents, manufacturing technologies, and defects are reviewed; promising future directions of their developments also will be discussed.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a hybrid composite fabrication is done along with basalt fiber and epoxy resin for low cost and light weight composites, and the enhanced properties suggest possible applications of these composite materials in various fields.

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TL;DR: In this article, the effect of process parameters in turning of AISI 4340 under MQL condition with nano fluid (Multiwalled Carbon Nano Tube) on the cutting force generated and machined surface roughness is carried out.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review of the history, research and development in cryogenic treatment along with its applications is presented. And the improved mechanical properties are imputed to the low temperature conditioning of martensite in ferrous metal such as tool steel and second phase precipitation in non ferrous metals such as aluminum and magnesium alloys.

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TL;DR: In this article, the tensile and flexural characterization of polymer hybrid composites made by reinforcing Jute, Pineapple leaf fiber and Glass fiber as 1:1:1 ratio into a epoxy resin was investigated.