Engineering and Technology Journal is a global, scientific and Open Access journal. Publishing under the license of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY), this journal is published monthly by the University of Technology (UOT), Iraq, since 1977 (printed version) and since 2005 (online version). ETJ publishes original articles and review papers in the fields of engineering and science. The journal uses a double-blind peer-reviewing system to assure the quality of the publication. The Turnitin service is used to prevent plagiarism and to ensure the...
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Publication Information

Publisher:
University of Technology-Iraq

Editor-in-chief:
Prof. Dr. Qusay F. Alsalhy


Frequency: Monthly

Print ISSN: 1681-6900

Online ISSN: 2412-0758

Volume 41 (2023)
Volume 40 (2022)
Volume 39 (2021)
Volume 38 (2020)
Volume 37 (2019)
Volume 36 (2018)
Volume 35 (2017)
Volume 34 (2016)
Volume 33 (2015)
Volume 32 (2014)
Volume 31 (2013)
Volume 30 (2012)
Volume 29 (2011)
Volume 28 (2010)
Volume 27 (2009)
Volume 26 (2008)
Volume 25 (2007)
Volume 24 (2005)
Volume 1 (1983)
Volume 02 (1978)
Volume 01 (1977)

Number of Volumes: 22

Number of Issues: 303

Number of Articles: 4,860

Number of Contributors: 10,112

Article View: 1,147,616

PDF Download: 671,923

View Per Article: 236.13

PDF Download Per Article: 138.26

Acceptance Rate: 41

Accept Date (Days): 70

Number of Indexing Databases: 6

Research Paper
Solving Westergaard Half-Space Problems Using Potential Theory
Solving Westergaard Half-Space Problems Using Potential Theory

Charles Chinwuba Ike

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 446-459

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.141182.1486

Abstract
  The Westergaard half-space problem has been solved using the potential theory in this work. It is a classical theme in elasticity theory that seeks to find the displacements and stresses ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Torsional Strength of Horizontally Curved Continuous Reinforced Concrete Box Girder Bridges
Torsional Strength of Horizontally Curved Continuous Reinforced Concrete Box Girder Bridges

Asala A. Dawood; Khattab S. Abdul-Razzaq; Wael S. Abdulsahib

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 460-471

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.142438.1533

Abstract
  The horizontally curved box girder bridges are considered important nowadays because of their low cost compared to the load capacity and torsion moments that they can carry. This study ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Modifying the Strength of Soft Soils via Heating and Cement Grouting Method
Modifying the Strength of Soft Soils via Heating and Cement Grouting Method

Ali H. Shareef; Mohammed A. Al- Neami; Falah H. Rahil

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 472-484

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143018.1556

Abstract
  Soft clayey soils present geotechnical engineering challenges with significant stability and settlement. Various methods are employed to enhance the geotechnical properties of these ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effect of Structure Height on Seismic Response of Adjacent Structures Considering Soil-Structure Interaction
Effect of Structure Height on Seismic Response of Adjacent Structures Considering Soil-Structure Interaction

Mohammed A. Abdulaziz; Mohammed J. Hamood; Mohammed Y. Fattah

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 485-492

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143892.1614

Abstract
  Seismic activity has emerged as a mostly attractive issue for researchers and engineers, particularly in light of the recent occurrence of severe earthquakes worldwide, such as those ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Manufacturing of Sustainable Ultra-High-Performance Concrete Using Response Surface Methods
Manufacturing of Sustainable Ultra-High-Performance Concrete Using Response Surface Methods

Abbas J. Mohammed; Maan S. Hassan; Hussein Al-Quraishi

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 493-504

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143595.1598

Abstract
  Quartz powder is used in ultra-high-performance concrete to improve granular packing, but repeated inhalation during manufacture can cause health issues. The mechanical properties of ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Life cycle economic comparison between rigid and flexible pavement: a case study for the construction of wajen- garin barkamawa-dugurawa road in kano state nigeria
Life cycle economic comparison between rigid and flexible pavement: a case study for the construction of wajen- garin barkamawa-dugurawa road in kano state nigeria

Rowland Adewumi; Wasiu Kayode Sulaiman; Adeniyi Shola

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 505-515

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.144541.1637

Abstract
  Flexible pavements may be strengthened and enhanced incrementally to meet traffic needs, making them preferable to cement concrete roadways. Due to the rise of poor-quality bituminous ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Strain capacity and flexural strength behavior of bendable concrete produced with different polymeric fibers
Strain capacity and flexural strength behavior of bendable concrete produced with different polymeric fibers

Ikram F. Ahmed Al-Mulla; Tareq al-Attar; Abbas Al-Ameeri; Ammar Al-Rihimy

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 516-524

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.142430.1531

Abstract
  The incorporation of fibers into engineered cementitious composite concrete imparts flexibility to the material. Therefore, using different types and contents of polymeric fibers would ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Drought forecasting model for future climate change effects in a regional catchment area in northern iraq
Drought forecasting model for future climate change effects in a regional catchment area in northern iraq

Nasser Kh. Muhaisen; Thair S. Khayyun; Mustafa M. Al-Mukhtar

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 525-539

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144458.1634

Abstract
  Climate change plays a crucial role in shaping the hydrological dynamics of rivers owing to its immediate implications on the driving meteorological parameters. Therefore, Understanding ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Performance of potato starch admixture on fresh and hardened behaviours of concrete at varied mix design ratios
Performance of potato starch admixture on fresh and hardened behaviours of concrete at varied mix design ratios

Chidobere David Nwa-David

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 540-547

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145272.1654

Abstract
  The urgency to attenuate techno-economic and ecological threats constituted by chemical admixtures has necessitated the adoption of feasible natural admixtures. The chemical interaction ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Evaluating the structural performance of waste PET-infused interlocking units versus traditional stone masonry
Evaluating the structural performance of waste PET-infused interlocking units versus traditional stone masonry

Omogbolade L. Adepitan; Ayotunde O. Fasina

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 548-556

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145504.1656

Abstract
  This study focuses on PET waste reduction worldwide by looking at the application of these polymeric materials in the construction and building industries. An effective application ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Evaluating Land Use Land Cover Classification Based on Machine Learning Algorithms
Evaluating Land Use Land Cover Classification Based on Machine Learning Algorithms

Basheer S. Jasim; Oday Z. Jasim; Amjed N. AL-Hameedawi

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 557-568

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144585.1638

Abstract
  Image classification depends substantially on the remote sensing method to generate maps of land use and land cover. This study used machine learning algorithms for classifying land ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Comparison of locally manufactured composite tile adhesive using waste material with imported tile adhesive
Comparison of locally manufactured composite tile adhesive using waste material with imported tile adhesive

Samer K. turki; Sarmad I. Ibrahim; Mohammed H.D. Al Maamorib

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 569-581

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.141789.1593

Abstract
  One of the most important construction activities worldwide is the construction using autoclaved aerated concrete units at the global level is increasing significantly and the use of ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Design of waste stabilisation ponds for municipal effluent treatment in Sobi cantonment, Ilorin, Nigeria
Design of waste stabilisation ponds for municipal effluent treatment in Sobi cantonment, Ilorin, Nigeria

Francis James Ogbozige

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 582-592

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146992.1698

Abstract
  The generation of wastewater or effluent is unavoidable as long as humans exist, and it could cause potential danger if not properly managed. One way to manage it is by ensuring proper ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Dynamic displacement of sheet pile walls adjacent to the railway track
Dynamic displacement of sheet pile walls adjacent to the railway track

Kather A. Naji; Mohammed A. Al-Neami; Mahmood R. Mahmood

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 593-603

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.147388.1709

Abstract
  Due to the scarcity of experimental laboratory research on the effect of repetitive stress resulting from the railway on retaining walls, this study presents an investigation of an ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Assessing the influence of climate change on sediment dynamics in the proposed makhool dam reservoir, Iraq
Assessing the influence of climate change on sediment dynamics in the proposed makhool dam reservoir, Iraq

Nisreen J. Rasheed; Mahmoud S. Al-Khafaji; Imzahim A. Alwan

Volume 42, Issue 5 , May 2024, Page 604-614

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146620.1690

Abstract
  Makhool Dam is a proposed structure on the Tigris River in the Salah al-Din Governorate, northwest of Baiji. The reservoir's sediment sources encompass the Tigris River, the Greater ...  Read More ...
Data Transfer of Total Station Traverses
Data Transfer of Total Station Traverses

Ruba Yousif Hussain

Volume 32, Issue 8 , August 2014, , Page 1903-1915

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.32.8A2

Abstract
  The major objective of this paper is to transfer field data stored in the total station memory to a computer . Number of stations is established in the study area . The positions of ...  Read More ...
The Use of Inexpensive Sorbents to Remove Dyes from Wastewater - A Review
The Use of Inexpensive Sorbents to Remove Dyes from Wastewater - A Review

Firas Sh. Ahmed; Adnan A. Abdul Razak; May A. Muslim

Volume 40, Issue 3 , March 2022, , Page 498-515

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.v40i3.2281

Abstract
  Dyes are utilized in various industrial applications, and some businesses' effluents include hazardous dyes. Humans, aquatic creatures, and the environment are all harmed by dyes. As ...  Read More ...
A Review of the Natural Gas Purification from Acid Gases by Membrane
A Review of the Natural Gas Purification from Acid Gases by Membrane

Dheyaa Jasim; Thamer J. Mohammed; Mohammad F. Abid

Volume 40, Issue 3 , March 2022, , Page 441-450

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.v40i3.1983

Abstract
  This study aims to shed light on natural gas as an important and promising energy source. This energy source is the fastest-growing source in the world due to the increasing global ...  Read More ...
Hand Gesture Recognition of Static Letters American Sign Language (ASL) Using Deep Learning
Hand Gesture Recognition of Static Letters American Sign Language (ASL) Using Deep Learning

Abdulwahab A. Abdulhussein; Firas A. Raheem

Volume 38, 6A , June 2020, , Page 926-937

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.v38i6A.533

Abstract
  An American Sign Language (ASL) is a complex language. It is depending on the special gesture stander of marks. These marks are represented by hands with assistance by facial expression ...  Read More ...
The Energy-Efficient Control Solutions of Smart Street Lighting Systems: A Review, Issues, and Recommendations
The Energy-Efficient Control Solutions of Smart Street Lighting Systems: A Review, Issues, and Recommendations

Tarek Abedin; Chong Tak Yaw; Siaw Paw Koh; M.A. Hannan; Sieh Kiong Tiong; Kok Hen Chong; Ahmed N Abdalla; Kharudin Ali

Volume 41, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Page 1034-1057

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.137195.1338

Abstract
  The smart street-lighting system (SSLS) is a leading candidate in the smart city. By the time of the last 15 cycles, many meaningful improvements have been executed in the SSLS with ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
The Impact of Magnetic Abrasive Finishing (MAF) Process Parameters on the Microhardness of Stainless Steel SUS420 Bubble Cups
The Impact of Magnetic Abrasive Finishing (MAF) Process Parameters on the Microhardness of Stainless Steel SUS420 Bubble Cups

Athraa M. Salih Ahmed; Saad K. Shather

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.142890.1563

Abstract
  The optimal performance of bubble cups relies on achieving the appropriate surface quality, a common requirement in various industrial applications. The effectiveness of the Magnetic ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Experimental and Multi-Optimization Investigation of Machining (X210) Alloy Steel Using Angled EDM Electrodes
Experimental and Multi-Optimization Investigation of Machining (X210) Alloy Steel Using Angled EDM Electrodes

Ahmed M. Abbas; Ali Abbar Khleif

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143826.1612

Abstract
  Electrical Discharging Machining (EDM) offers broad capabilities that allow it to be used in the manufacturing, automotive, and aviation industries, as well as practically all disciplines ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Cold sintering process of hydroxyapatite derived from natural bone and co-precipitation method: a comparative study
Cold sintering process of hydroxyapatite derived from natural bone and co-precipitation method: a comparative study

Hawraa O. Abbas; Hanaa A. Smeig; Zuhair J. Abdul Ameer

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 07 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143947.1617

Abstract
  This study uses a novel sintering technique at very low temperatures (below 300°C) named the Cold Sintering Process to produce highly dense Hydroxyapatite (HA) samples. Nano hydroxyapatite ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Antibacterial improvement with multilayer of bio-composite coatings produced by electrophoretic deposition
Antibacterial improvement with multilayer of bio-composite coatings produced by electrophoretic deposition

Noor A AL-Ali; Makarim H. Abdulkareem; Iman A. Anoon

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143475.1588

Abstract
  In this study, multi-structured coatings of biocompatible and antibacterial materials on a 316L stainless steel (SS) implant have been electrophoretically deposited for orthopedic applications. ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Design and manufacturing of custom 3D printed bone implants
Design and manufacturing of custom 3D printed bone implants

Zaineb H. Neamah; Luma A. Al-Kindi; Ghassan Al-Kindi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 09 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143788.1609

Abstract
  In medical surgery, a customized implant is often required to meet surgical requirements, especially in cases with complicated or traumatic deformities. The emerging techniques of additive ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Microwave dielectric properties of Zn1-xCuxWO4 (x= 0, 0.03)/Polymer Composites
Microwave dielectric properties of Zn1-xCuxWO4 (x= 0, 0.03)/Polymer Composites

Lamees S. Faeq; saad B. Farid; Fadhel A. Hashim

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.143514.1590

Abstract
  The rapid growth in wireless telecommunication systems has spurred a strong interest in lightweight, compact, and cost-effective materials. One promising solution for achieving these ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effects of Dy2O3 doping on physical and mechanical characteristics of B2O3-TeO2-BaO glass
Effects of Dy2O3 doping on physical and mechanical characteristics of B2O3-TeO2-BaO glass

Saba F. Hathot; Balqees M. Al dabbagh; Haydar Aboud

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145037.1649

Abstract
  A new oxide glass host of the form (50-x) B2O3-25TeO2-25BaO-xDy2O3 (where x was varied from 0 to 1.25 mol%) was prepared using the conventional melt-cast quenching method. The study ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Experimental and optimization study of powder metallurgy process parameters of magnesium base AZ31 alloy using taguchi method
Experimental and optimization study of powder metallurgy process parameters of magnesium base AZ31 alloy using taguchi method

Basma F. Sultan; Muna K. Abbass; Jawdat A. Yagoob; Yang Y. Guo

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.142510.1539

Abstract
  Powder metallurgy (PM) is a highly effective re-processing method mostly used for magnesium-base alloys, especially in high-performance Mg alloys. In the present work, the experimental ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
The influence of micro channel on the performance of low concentrator parabolic collector systems with phase change material
The influence of micro channel on the performance of low concentrator parabolic collector systems with phase change material

Jenan D. Hamdi; Jalal M. Jalil; Ahmed H. Reja

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 05 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144040.1619

Abstract
  Increasing global economic development leads to a continuous increase in energy demand, considering the limited conventional resources of energy as well as the impact on the environment ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effect of the material properties of the rotor-disc on the performance of eddy current braking systems
Effect of the material properties of the rotor-disc on the performance of eddy current braking systems

Ahmed M. Salman; Jamal A.-K. Mohammed; Farag M. Mohammed

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144221.1625

Abstract
  Failure of traditional brakes occurs due to raised temperatures and the formation of structural fractures caused by wear and strain. For resolving mechanical brake problems, consider ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Performance enhancement of PV panels by a channel shaped heat exchanger with an electromechanical control
Performance enhancement of PV panels by a channel shaped heat exchanger with an electromechanical control

Hussein A. Idan; Hatam K. Kadhom; Sahar R. Faraj

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 18 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.143283.1575

Abstract
  Photovoltaic panels are considered one of the important practical applications in converting solar energy into electrical energy, but they suffer from the effect of heat associated ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effect of carbonization on the mechanical properties of mild steel utilizing oak charcoal as a carbon source
Effect of carbonization on the mechanical properties of mild steel utilizing oak charcoal as a carbon source

Omer S. Mahmood

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 29 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144383.1630

Abstract
  Carburizing is a process that improves the mechanical properties of low-carbon steel, particularly its surface hardness. Introducing carbon into the steel's surface enhances the creation ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Realization of an all-optical d and t flip flops with nano-structure using hybrid plasmonic waveguides
Realization of an all-optical d and t flip flops with nano-structure using hybrid plasmonic waveguides

Saif H. Abdulwahid; Ahmed G. Wadday; Sinan M. Abdul Sattar

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2023.142434.1532

Abstract
  Surface waves are electromagnetic waves propagating along the interface between a metal and an insulator. Surface waves break the diffraction limits and enable light to propagate in ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Survey of near-field wireless communication and power transfer for biomedical implants
Survey of near-field wireless communication and power transfer for biomedical implants

Hala K. Abduljaleel; Saad Mutashar; Sadik Kamel Gharghan

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 18 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144480.1636

Abstract
  Bio-implanted medical devices with electronic components play a crucial role due to their effectiveness in monitoring and diagnosing diseases, enhancing patient comfort, and ensuring ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Modeling and control of a high-quality electro-hydraulic actuator driven via an induction motor under intelligent indirect vector control
Modeling and control of a high-quality electro-hydraulic actuator driven via an induction motor under intelligent indirect vector control

Aws F. Hassan; Jamal A.-K. Mohammed; Walaa M. Hashim

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 21 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144140.1622

Abstract
  Due to its excellent energy efficiency and broad speed range, the variable-speed electro-hydraulic drive is an appealing driving principle in many contemporary industrial applications. ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Innovative self-healing concrete using polycarboxylate ether: a fused deposition modeling approach with 3D-printed polylactic acid vascular networks
Innovative self-healing concrete using polycarboxylate ether: a fused deposition modeling approach with 3D-printed polylactic acid vascular networks

Noor A. Hameed; Alaa A. Abdul-Hamead; Farhad M. Othman

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145499.1655

Abstract
  Concrete's fracture susceptibility is due to its limited tensile strength, which can lead to cracks. Steel reinforcement is added to designated areas to address this issue, but minuscule ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
ANFIS control of four-quadrant DC/DC chopper for wireless EV charging
ANFIS control of four-quadrant DC/DC chopper for wireless EV charging

Hawraa Q. Hameed; Hosham S. Anead; Khalid F. Sultan

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146136.1673

Abstract
  Wireless charging of electric vehicles (EVs) poses issues like power ripples that reduce battery lifetime. This study proposes a four-quadrant DC/DC chopper controlled by an adaptive ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Experimental analysis and combustion characteristics of briquettes from different wood in nigeria
Experimental analysis and combustion characteristics of briquettes from different wood in nigeria

Oluwaseyi O. Alabi; Timothy A. Adeyi; Sakiru K. Ekun

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144659.1640

Abstract
  The increasing demand for sustainable and renewable energy sources has prompted extensive research into alternative biomass fuels, particularly in regions like Nigeria, where traditional ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Computational insights into the thermal performance enhancement of solar air heater channel through metal foam integration
Computational insights into the thermal performance enhancement of solar air heater channel through metal foam integration

Kadhim Al-Chlaihawi; Moayed R. Hasan; Ali L. Kaied

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 31 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145706.1660

Abstract
  The two-dimensional numerical simulations focused on fluid flow and heat transfer within a solar air heater (SAH) channel incorporating copper metal foam with a porosity of 90% were ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
The impact of electronic control systems on improving the performance of the solar heater
The impact of electronic control systems on improving the performance of the solar heater

Ekram H. Alaskaree; Younus F. Breesam

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145174.1652

Abstract
  In this study, the effect of an electronic control system (ECS) on the performance of a solar heater fabricated from recycled materials was investigated . The study found that the maximum ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Theoretical and experimental investigation of the effect of heat flux to lift water in a solar bubble pump
Theoretical and experimental investigation of the effect of heat flux to lift water in a solar bubble pump

Ihab Omar; Ahmed A. M. Saleh; Ahmed N. Alhusseny

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 04 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145911.1669

Abstract
  In remote areas, a scarcity of accessible water poses a significant predicament, and sun-powered propelling contraptions offer promising solutions. It is possible to collect solar energy ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Optimization of mechanical and biocompatible properties of ZnOs-fiber membranes
Optimization of mechanical and biocompatible properties of ZnOs-fiber membranes

Dalia M. Jomaa; Abbas Kh. Hussein; Jamal J. Dawood

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 07 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145042.1650

Abstract
  This study uses electro-spinning techniques to create a poly(vinyl alcohol)-chitosan-zinc oxide nanoparticles (PVA+CS)+ZnO NPs system in three concentrations of ZnO for application ...  Read More ...
Review Paper
3D Printing for wind turbine blade manufacturing: a review of materials, design optimization, and challenges
3D Printing for wind turbine blade manufacturing: a review of materials, design optimization, and challenges

Ahmed k. Zarzoor; Alaa A. Jaber; Ahmed A. Shandookh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.144841.1646

Abstract
  Wind energy has become an easy-to-harness source by converting captured wind currents into electrical energy. Powerful and customizable wind turbines are used to convert wind energy ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effect of tool profile on micro hardness, forming limit, and final thickness in incremental hole flanging process of DC01 steel and AA1050 sheet metals
Effect of tool profile on micro hardness, forming limit, and final thickness in incremental hole flanging process of DC01 steel and AA1050 sheet metals

Hunar M. Tahir M. Ali; Hameed D. Lafta; Ayad F. Shahab

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 14 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146281.1677

Abstract
  The present study delves into the incremental hole flanging process applied to AA1050 and DC01 sheet metals with 0.7 and 1 mm thicknesses. Employing a distinctive lathe-based fixture, ...  Read More ...
Review Paper
Enhancing performance of Double-Slope solar stills through optimization of heat addition methods: a comprehensive analysis
Enhancing performance of Double-Slope solar stills through optimization of heat addition methods: a comprehensive analysis

Mariam E. Murad; Wissam H. Alawee; Hayder A. Dhahad; Z.M. Omara

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 15 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145648.1657

Abstract
  This comprehensive research paper reviews the latest techniques to enhance the productivity of double-slope solar stills by providing quantitative data on key research outcomes. With ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Effect of MXene Ti3C2 on the PVDF ultrafiltration membrane properties and performance
Effect of MXene Ti3C2 on the PVDF ultrafiltration membrane properties and performance

Tamara W. Abood; Kadium M. Shabeeb; Aseel B. Alzubaydi; Qusay F Alsalhy; Pei S. Goh; Ahmad F. Ismail; Adel Zrelli

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145778.1663

Abstract
  The problem of membrane fouling remains a significant concern in ultrafiltration, a commonly employed method in water treatment due to its high efficacy and minimal energy consumption. ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Characterization of alkaline treated raffia palm fibres as reinforcement in polymer composite
Characterization of alkaline treated raffia palm fibres as reinforcement in polymer composite

Ipilakyaa T, Daniel; Tile S. Emmanuel; Nyior G. Bem; Gundu D. Terfa

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 21 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.147130.1704

Abstract
  The characterization of raffia palm fibre (RPF) for reinforcement in polymer composite for specialized applications was studied. The fibres were treated with NaOH solution and subjected ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Modeling and analysis of thermoelectric atmospheric water generation in the economic city of Iraq
Modeling and analysis of thermoelectric atmospheric water generation in the economic city of Iraq

Ammar M. al-Tajer; Wissam H. Alawee; Hayder A. Dhahad; Zakaria M. Omara

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.145961.1671

Abstract
  Atmospheric Water Generation assumes substantial significance as an innovative remedy for addressing water scarcity and augmenting water resilience. This technology facilitates water ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Estimating the wear behavior of hdpe composites reinforced with nano alumina fillers using taguchi method
Estimating the wear behavior of hdpe composites reinforced with nano alumina fillers using taguchi method

Orhan S. Abdullah

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 09 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.147040.1699

Abstract
  High-density polyethylene (HDPE), like other polymers is important in many applications due to its unique properties like low cost, weight, and availability. Recently, HDPE reinforced ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Small-Scale thermoelectric incinerator prototype for sustainable waste management and power generation
Small-Scale thermoelectric incinerator prototype for sustainable waste management and power generation

Yepy K. Sofi’i; Sudarman Sudarman; Roro H. Hendaryati; Suwarsono Suwarsono; Andinusa Rahmandhika; Rizki Hidayatulloh; Muhammad F. Budiman; Galuh W. As'adi; Ramdhan Zaroby; Willy S. Nugroho

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 09 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146331.1678

Abstract
  Indonesia faces a significant challenge in managing its waste effectively. Conventional incineration, while reducing waste volume, raises environmental concerns due to emissions. This ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Production of copper nanoparticles using alpha-amylase enzyme by an electrochemical deposition method
Production of copper nanoparticles using alpha-amylase enzyme by an electrochemical deposition method

Neamah M. Hadi; Mohammad H. Hafiz; F. F. Sayyid; Wan Nor Roslam Wan Isahak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146236.1674

Abstract
  This study aims to explain the effect of adding the bioactive substance (alpha enzyme) to the electrolyte solution using electrochemical deposition. Through which copper nanoparticles ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Exploring the impact resistance of hybrid sandwich composite body armor through experimental analysis
Exploring the impact resistance of hybrid sandwich composite body armor through experimental analysis

Waad A. Khalaf; Mohsin N. Hamzah

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.142961.1555

Abstract
  Hybrid composite sandwich structures, known for remarkable energy absorption, rigidity, and strength, are emerging as a preferred choice for fortifying structures against a diverse ...  Read More ...
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Investigation of white layer thickness, material removal rate, and tool wear rate of Inconel 718 by nano-Al2O3-mixed electrical discharge machining
Investigation of white layer thickness, material removal rate, and tool wear rate of Inconel 718 by nano-Al2O3-mixed electrical discharge machining

Dunya A. Ghulam; Abbas F. Ibrahim

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 19 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146513.1684

Abstract
  Nano powder mixed electrical discharge machining (NPMEDM) is an advanced thermo-physical process. It is used to create complex, precise shapes in hard-to-machine materials, such as ...  Read More ...
Research Paper
Utilizing remote sensing and aerogeophysical data for spatial decision support system for optimal gold mineralization site identification in North-Central Nigeria
Utilizing remote sensing and aerogeophysical data for spatial decision support system for optimal gold mineralization site identification in North-Central Nigeria

Abdullahi S.; Ejepu J. S.

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 19 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146400.1681

Abstract
  This study presents a comprehensive investigation utilizing remote sensing data and aerogeophysical datasets to identify potential economic gold mineralization sites in Zungeru, North-Central ...  Read More ...
Review Paper
Parametric analysis for performance and emissions of gasoline direct injection engine using mathematical modelling
Parametric analysis for performance and emissions of gasoline direct injection engine using mathematical modelling

Omar M. Yousif; Mahmoud A. Mashkour

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 22 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146366.1680

Abstract
  The study aims to estimate the performance and emissions of a gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine by analyzing parameters such as engine speed between 2000 and 6000 rpm, compression ...  Read More ...
Review Paper
MXene (Ti C Tx) based nanosheet photocatalysts for water remediation: challenges and recent developments
MXene (Ti C Tx) based nanosheet photocatalysts for water remediation: challenges and recent developments

Hadeel A. Abbas; Khalid K. Abbas; Ahmed M. Al-Ghaban

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 18 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.2024.146505.1683

Abstract
  Two-dimensional nano structural compounds are attracting the focus of researchers worldwide. The need to treat wastewater and prevent the release of hazardous substances into the environment ...  Read More ...

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