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Volume - 4, Issue - 3   March 2018


Laser Raman Spectroscopic Study on Nicotine and Nicotine-Inhibitor Mixtures in Aqueous Solution and the Role of Water in their Taste
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Authors : Vincent Aroulmoji, Mohamed Mathlouthi, M.O. Portmann-Richardson,

The role of water in the taste mechanism of small carbohydrates and artificial sweeteners was derived from physico-chemical methods and spectroscopic studies of their aqueous solutions. The effect of bitter substance (Nicotine), Inhibitor of bitterness like Sucrose,... Read More

Modeling of Hydrogen Separation using Silica/Alumina Membrane
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Authors : Mansoor Kazemimoghadam, M. S. Shahhosseini Shahhosseini,

Recently, notwithstanding abundance of hydrogen sources and also industrial development of membrane separation process it can be said hydrogen membrane separation after its productions processes especially through renewable sources can be good to solve human problems... Read More

Synthesis, Characterization of Silver and Zinc doped Nano Biomaterial Hydroxyapatite in Simulated Body Fluid
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Authors : G. Nedunchezhian, D. Benny Anburaj, S. Joshua Gnanamuthu, S. Johnson Jeyakumar,

Hydroxyapatite (Ca10 (PO4)6 (OH)2 is the most suitable biocompatible material for bone and tooth replacement, the HAp powder was synthesized using biological waste of Mussel-shell as calcium source and using di-ammonium hydrogen phosphate (NH4)2HPO4 as phosphate source.... Read More


Investigation of Artificial Neural Network Model with Water-Oil Ultrafiltration Experimental Data
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Authors : Mansour Kazemimoghadam,

Recently, Predicting the membrane processes performance with the usage of experimental models let the users to optimize the processes operating conditions. In this research, Artificial Neural Network (ANN) model for Ultrafiltration processes were evaluated by using... Read More

The Inhibition of Aluminium Corrosion in Acidic Medium by Ocimum Sanctum (Thulsi) Extract: A Green Approach
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Authors : R. Tamil Selvi, G. Vennila,

Corrosion inhibition effects of Ocimum Sanctum extract on aluminium in HCl were studied by weight loss, Potentiodynamic polarization method and AC impedance. Spectral studies such as FT-IR, UV studies show functional groups present in Ocimum Sanctum. The worn surfaces of... Read More

Tight Focusing Properties of Phase Modulated Longitudinally Polarized Doughnut Gaussian Beam
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Authors : K. Prabakaran, K:B. Rajesh, S. Ramachandran, M. Jayaprakash, V. Aroulmoji,

We investigated the focusing properties of a phase modulated radially polarized doughnut Gaussian beam by a high numerical aperture (NA) lens based on vector diffraction theory. We observed that our proposed system generates a sub wavelength focal spot of 0.42λ having... Read More


Pervaporation Modeling of Water-Alcohols Mixtures with the help of Artifical Neural Network
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Authors : Mansoor Kazemimoghadam, Zahra Amiri,

The present study considered the amount of water-alcohol separation within the process of pervaporation by use of polymer membranes with the help of Artificial Neural Network modeling. Pervaporation can be utilized for separation of many liquids (in this study, it was... Read More

Combination of Silver and Magnesium doped ZnO Nanoparticles using Sol-Gel method
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Authors : V. Porkalai, B. Sathya, D. BennyAnburaj, G. Nedunchezhian, R. Meenambika,

Silver and Magnesium doped ZnO nanoparticles were synthesized via Sol-gel method followed by calcinations at 500, 600 and 700°C for 2h. The influences of calcinations temperature on the particle size, the structural and morphological studies were examined by X-ray... Read More

Study of DC Glow Discharge Plasma of Various Metal Oxide Nano Particles Doped Semiconductor Films
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Authors : V. Anusha Devi, K.A. Vijayalakshmi,

: The metal oxide Nano particles doped semiconductor films were prepared by sol-gel technique and Dip-coating method. The Copper oxide, nickel oxide and tin oxide nano particles doped with silicon films are prepared .The metal oxide nano particles doped semiconductor... Read More


Effect of Heating on the Crystal Structure of Natural Dolomite
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Authors : A. Parveen, P. Nithya,

Dolomite samples were collected from four different locations of Salem, Tamil Nadu and the percentage of dolomite present in these samples were studied using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR). The thermal decomposition behavior of sample which has more... Read More

Modeling of Pervaporation Process for Dehydration of Alcohols by Polymer Membrane
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Authors : Mansoor Kazemimoghadam, Seyed Mohammad Hamed Masjedi,

Modeling of Pevaporation process for water-alcohol separation with polymer membrane was performed using COMSOL Multiphysics software. Modeling was performed for two parts of the membrane and feed channel. For the feed section of the semiconductor, there is a mass transfer... Read More

Improving the Performance of Solar Photovoltaic Thermal System using Phase Change Materials - Review
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Authors : Sachin V. Chavan, D. Devaprakasam,

The increasing fossil fuel prices due to demand for electricity and increasing environmental changes have revitalized the idea to move towards the renewable energy sources. The solar photovoltaic module is one of the most sustainable and effective system. Solar... Read More