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Volume-3 Issue-1 Published on October 30, 2013
Volume-3 Issue-1 Published on October 30, 2013
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Waail Mahmod Lafta Al-waely

Paper Title:

Method for Estimating the Risk with Residual Service Life of Rolling Stock

Abstract:    In this paper we use fuzzy set method to solve one of the important problems in mechanical engineering (risk when extend the service life). The residual service life for rolling stock can change depending on it’s using conditions. The Paper offer’s a new method depending on fuzzy set method by using the material mechanical and chemical corrosion mathematical model to determine the residual service for rolling stock with the value of risk of it’s usage in future.

   The residual service life for rolling stock can change depending on it’s using conditions.


1.       Bellinger N.C., Komorowsky J.P., Benak T.J. Residual life predictions of corroded fuselage lap joints// Int. J. of Fatigue, 2001. - №23. – pp. 349-356. 
2.       Buckley J. J., Feuring T. Universal approximates for fuzzy functions// Fussy sets and systems, 2000. - №113. - pp. 411- 415.

3.       Waail M. Lafta, Estimate the Residual Service Life of Rolling Stock with incompletely information, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany 2011, ISBN: 978-3-8465-2512-8.

4.       Donders S., Vandepitte D., Van de Peer J., Desmet W.. The short transformation method to predict the FRF of dynamic structures subject to uncertainty// Proc. of ISMA 2004, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, 2004, pp. 3043-3054. 

5.       Hanss M., Willner K.. A Fuzzy arithmetical approach to the solution of finite element problem with uncertain parameters// Mechanics Research Communication, 2000. -
Vol. 27. -  No. 3. -  pp. 257-272.

6.       Sokolov A. M., Methods and algorithms of Fuzzy simulation of mechanical systems//Saint Petersburg,2006. ISBN 5-901739-35-3.

7.       Sokolov M.M., Tretykov A.V., Morchiladze I.G. The architectonics of freight cars//Moscow 2006. ISBN 5-98788-009-2.

8.       Waail M. Lafta, Analysis the Strength of Rolling Stock working in Uncertainly Conditions, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG ,Germany 2011, ISBN: 978-3-8465-9806-1.




Somdotta Roy Choudhury, Susanta Kr. Parui, Santanu Das

Paper Title:

Design of a Compact Wideband Log Periodic Spur Line Bandstop Filter

Abstract:   A novel technique is introduced to design a wideband, compact bandstop filter (BSF). This filter consists of a numbers of spur line resonators arranged in a log-periodic manner. The stop band of the filter is centered at 5 GHz for wireless application. Using the proposed technique the fractional bandwidth is enhanced from 7% to 68% when the individual spurline resonators are applied as log-periodic filter. There is a good agreement between the measured and simulated performances. This kind of filter is very much compact in nature as compared to the shunt-stub or coupled-line bandstop filters since the spurline structure is confined to a transmission line.

   Spur line, bandstop filter, log periodicity, wide band.


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3.       M.K   Mandal, K. Divyabramham and S. Sanyal, “Compact, Wideband Bandstop Filters With Sharp Rejection Characteristics”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 18, no. 10, October 2008, pp. 665-667.

4.       V.K. Velidi, A.B. Guntupalli and S. Sanyal., “Sharp-Rejection Ultra-Wide Bandstop Filters”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 19, no. 8, August 2009, pp. 503-505.

5.       M.K. Mandal, K. Divyabramham and V.K.  Velidi,  “Compact Wideband Bandstop Filter With Five Transmission Zeros”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 22, no. 1, June 2012, pp. 4-6.

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Suha K. Shihab, Zahid A.  Khan, Aas Mohammad, Arshad Noor Siddiquee

Paper Title:

Effect of Cutting Parameters on Cutting Forces and MRR During Turning Hard Alloy Steel With and Without Coolant

Abstract:    This paper investigates the effect of different cutting parameters (cutting speed, feed rate, and depth of cut) on cutting force components and material removal rate (MRR) in dry and wet hard turning processes. The workpiece material, hardened alloy steel AISI 52100, was machined on a CNC lathe with coated carbide tool under different settings of cutting parameters. Three cutting parameters each at three levels were considered in the study. Central composite design (CCD) of experiment was used to collect experimental data for cutting force components and MRR. The results were analyzed using an effective procedure of response surface methodology (RSM) to determine optimal values of cutting parameters. Statistical analysis of variance (ANOVA) was performed to determine significance of the cutting parameters. Several diagnostic tests were also performed to check the validity of assumptions. The results indicate that cutting force components are influenced principally by the depth of cut, while the effect of both cutting speed and feed rate is small. On the other hand, the depth of cut has the most significant effect on the MRR; the cutting speed has less significant effect whereas feed rate has the lowest effect. Finally, the ranges for best cutting parameters and model equations to predict the cutting force components and MRR are proposed.

   Cutting forces, Material removal rate, Dry turning, Castrol coolant, Hard alloy steel


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3.        B.Fnides,  M. A. Yallese, and  H. Aouici " Hard turning of hot work steel AISI H11: Evaluation of cutting pressures, resulting force and temperature" MECHANIKA, 2008, Vol. 4, No72, pp.59-63.  

4.        A. Ebrahimi, and M.M. Moshksar " Evaluation of machinability in turning of microalloyed and quenched-tempered steels: Tool wear, statistical analysis, chip morphology" Journal of materials processing technology, 2009, Vol.209, pp. 910-921.

5.        R.R. Malagi, and B.C. Rajesh " Factors Influencing Cutting Forces in Turning and Development of Software to Estimate Cutting Forces in Turning" IJEIT,  2012, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 37-43.

6.        R. Suresh, S. Basavarajappa, V.N. Gaitonde, and G.L. Samuel "Machinability investigations on hardened AISI 4340 steel using coated carbide insert" Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 2012, Vol.33, pp. 75-86.

7.        R. Suresh ,  S. Basavarajappa, and G.L. Samuel   "Some studies on hard turning of AISI 4340 steel using multilayer coated carbide tool" Measurement ,2012, 
ol.45, pp.1872-1884.

8.        M. Thomas and Y.Beauchamp " Statistical investigation of modal parameters of cutting tools in dry turning" International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2003, Vol.43, pp.1093-1106.

9.        A. K Kirillov, A. S. Vereshchaka, A. A. Kozlov, and Z. Yu. Robakidze "Dry Cutting of Hard-To-Machine Materials, with Compensation of the Physical Functions of the Lubricant and Coolant Fluid"  Russ. Eng. Res.,2009, Vol.29, No.4, pp.433-437.

10.     D. Jianxin, Z.  Jiantou, Z. Hui, and Y. Pei "Wear mechanisms of cemented carbide tools in dry cutting of precipitation hardening semi-austenitic stainless steels" Wear ,2011, Vol.270, pp.520-527.

11.     T. H.  Lee " Development of a Theoretical Model to Predict Cutting Forces for Hard Machining" International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing,, 2011, Vol.12, No.5, pp.775-782.

12.     T.H. Panzera, Pa. R. Souza, J. C. C. Rubio, A. M. Abrão, and T. R. Mansur "Development of a three-component dynamometer to measure turning force" Int J Adv Manuf Technol 2011, DOI 10.1007/s00170-011-3866-5.

13.     A.G.F. Alabi, T.K. Ajiboye, and H.D. Olusegun "Investigating the cutting forces in heat treated medium carbon steel when turning on a lathe machine" Design and Technology, 2009, Vol.8, No.1, pp.80 - 93.
14.     B. Sieben,  T. Wagner,  and D.  Biermann  " Empirical modeling of hard turning of AISI 6150 steel using design and analysis of computer experiments" Prod. Eng. Res. Devel, 2010, Vol.4, pp.115-125.15.     A.I. Fernández-Abia,  J. Barreiro, L. N. López de Lacalle, and S. Martínez " Effect of very high cutting speeds on shearing, cutting forces and roughness in dry turning of austenitic stainless steels" Int J Adv Manuf Technol, 2011, Vol.57, pp.61-71.
16.     P.V. Krishna, R. R Srikant, and D.N. Rao "Experimental investigation to study the performance of solid lubricants in turning of AISI1040 steel" JET, 2010, Vol.224, 

17.     N. E. Stakhniv, L. N. Devin, I. A. Petrusha, and A. S. Osipov " Dynamic Phenomena in Finish Turning of Hardened Steels with cBN_Based Tools"  Journal of Superhard Materials, 2009, Vol.31, No3, pp.196-202.

18.     V. S. Sharma , S. Dhiman , R. Sehgal , and S. K. Sharma " Estimation of cutting forces and surface roughness for hard turning using neural networks" J Intell Manuf, 2008, Vol.19, pp.473-483.

19.     HE.Xinfeng , WU Su,  and H. Kratz "Forces in Hard Turning of 51CrV4 with Wiper Cutting Tool" Tsinghua Science and Technology, 2006, Vol.11, No.5, pp.501-506.

20.     K. Hassan, A. Kumar,  and M.P. Garg " Experimental investigation of Material removal rate in CNC turning using Taguchi method" IJ Engineering Research and Applications, 2012, Vol.2, No.2, pp.1581-1590

21.     C. Courbon, D. Kramar,  P. Krajnik,  F .Pusavec b, J. Rech, and J. Kopac  " Investigation of machining performance in high-pressure jet assisted turning of Inconel 718: An experimental study" International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2009, Vol.49, pp.1114-1125.

22.     K. Bouacha,  M. A. Yallese , T. Mabrouki, and J-F. Rigal " Statistical analysis of surface roughness and cutting forces using response surface methodology in hard turning of AISI 52100 bearing steel with CBN tool"Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 2010, Vol.28, pp.349-361.

23.     H. Aouici,  M,A. Yallese,  K. Chaoui, T. Mabrouki, and J-F. Rigal   "Analysis of surface roughness and cutting force components in hard turning with CBN tool: Prediction model and cutting conditions optimization" Measurement , 2012, Vol.45, pp.344-353.

24.     S.Saini, I. S. Ahuja , and V.S. Sharma "Modelling the effects of cutting parameters on residual stresses in hard turning of AISI H11 tool steel.  Int J Adv Manuf Technol, 2012, DOI 10.1007/s00170-012-4206-0.  

25.     H. Joardar, N.S.Das,  and G. Sutradhar  " An experimental study of effect of process parameters in turning of LM6/SiCP metal matrix composite and its prediction using response surface methodology" International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 20113, Vol.8, pp.132-141.

26.     B. Fnides,  M. A. Yallese, T. Mabrouki, and J-F Rigal " Application of response surface methodology for determining cutting force model in turning hardened AISI H11 hot work tool steel" Sadhana,  20113, Vol.6, No.1, pp.109-123.

27.     H. Aouici,  M. A. Yallese, B. Fnides, K. Chaoui, and T. Mabrouki " Modeling and optimization of hard turning of X38CrMoV5-1 steel with CBN tool Machining parameters effects on flank wear and surface roughness"  Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2011, Vol.25, pp.2843-2851.

28.     S. D. Renzo,  P. A. Marques, G. Ambrogio, D. Umbrello, P. M. Saraiva, and J. G. Requeijo  " White and Dark Layer Analysis Using Response Surface Methodology" International Journal Total Quality Management and Excellence, 2012, Vol.39, No.4, pp.1335-1340.

29.     A. Srinivasan, R.M. Arunachalam, S. Ramesh and  J.S. Senthilkumaar " Machining Performance Study on Metal Matrix Composites-A Response Surface Methodology Approach" American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, Vol.9, No.4, pp.478-483.




Intissar Toihria, Rim Ayadi, Mohamed Masmoudi

Paper Title:

Improvement of the Oscillation Frequency Characteristic of Conventional Voltage Controlled Ring Oscillator

Abstract:    A new design of a Voltage Controlled Ring Oscillator is proposed in this paper in order to improve the oscillation frequency characteristic. The structure and the operation of proposed Voltage Controlled Ring Oscillator have been described. The new VCO is implemented and simulated by using ADS platform with 0.35μm AMS CMOS technology; this circuit uses relatively small devices dimensions and low power supply 2V to operate in a large range frequency. In addition, the proposed structure enables the output signal of the VCO to oscillates between ‘‘0’’ and ‘‘1’’ for each input value of control voltage Vinvco, varied between 0V to 1,3V, which is difficult to get from the Conventional Voltage Controlled Oscillator. Input control voltage of VCO, Vinvco, it is the analog voltage generated from the Loop Filter if a Voltage Controlled Oscillator circuit is use in Phase Locked Loops (PLLs) systems.

   Voltage Controlled Oscillator, Voltage Controlled Ring Oscillator, CMOS Inverters, Simple Mirror Current.


1.       D.R. Sulaiman, Design and Analysis of a Second Order Phase Locked Loops (PLLs), Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Telecommunications and Informatics, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27-29, pp377-382, 2006.
2.       Manop Thamsirianunt and Tadeusz A. Kwasniewski, Member, IEEE, “CMOS VCO’s for PLL Frequency Synthesis in GHz Digital Mobile Radio Communications”, IEEE Journal of  Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 32, No. 10, October 1997.

3.       Pavan Kumar Hanumolu, Member, IEEE, Gu-Yeon Wei, Member, IEEE, and Un-Ku Moon, Senior Member, IEEE, “A Wide Tracking Range Clock and Data Recovery Circuit”, IEEE Journal of  Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 43, No. 2, February  2008.

4.       F.M. Gardner, “Phase Lock Techniques”, 2nd ed., New York, Wiley, 1979.

5.       C Park, K Jung, K Kim, K Park, S Cho, “A clock generator using voltage regulated VCO”, CISST'10 Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS international conference on Circuits, systems, signal and telecommunications Pages 171-173, 2010.

6.       K.J. Kim, K.S. Jeong, S.I. Cho, “A 3.2Gb/s Clock and Data Recovery Circuit Without Reference Clock for a High-Speed Serial Data Link”, 2nd WSEAS Int. Conf. on circuits, systems, signal and telecommunications (CISST'08) Acapulco, Mexico, January 25-27,pp. 40-43, 2008.

7.       Retdian, N., Takagi, S. and Fujii, N., “Voltage controlled ring oscillator with wide tuning range and fast voltage swing”, IEEE Asia- Pacific Conference, ASIC on 2002. Proceedings, pp 201 – 204, Aug. 2002.

8.       F. Azais, Y. Benrand. M. Renovell, A. Ivanov, and S. Tabatabaei, “‘An All-Digital DFT Scheme for Testing Catastrophic Faults in PLLs:’ IEEE Desirn and Test of computers. pp. 60-67. 2003.

9.       J. Ramesh and K.Gunavathi, A Novel Built-In Self-Test Architecture for Charge-Pump Phase Locked Loops, ICGST-PDCS Journal, Volume 7, Issue 1, May, 2007.

10.     Florence Azaïs, Yves Bertrand, and Michel Renovell, André Ivanov and Sassan Tabatabaei, “An All-Digital DFT Scheme for Testing Catastrophic Faults in PLLs”, IEEE Design & Test of Computers, January–February 2003.

11.     Stephen Docking, “A Method to Derive an Equation for the Oscillation Frequency of a Ring Oscillator”, A thesis presented to the University of Waterloo in fulfillment of the thesis requirement for the degree of Master of Applied Science In Electrical and Computer Engineering, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2002.

12.     D. Jeong et al, “Design of PLL-based clock generation circuits,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 22, pp. 255-261, April 1987.




G.Prasad, N.Vasantha

Paper Title:

Integrating a PCI IP Core to FPGA- Design and Implementation

Abstract:    High volume and high throughput rates are the need for high speed data acquisition applications. Higher efficiency and throughput is achieved by the pci bus technology. By becoming a part of the plug & play domain of the host’s operating system, no additional data transfer protocols are needed. In this paper we have used a high density field- programmable gate array (FPGA) logic along with PCI master core for high data rate data acquisition. An FPGA with embedded PCI master core serves as a programmable interface between PCI bus and a local FIFO. The application dependent controller functions as well as FIFO and PCI interfacing are handled by FPGA logic. A Linux driver was developed to interface with the core in the FPGA and achieve high bandwidth in DMA mode. This paper will first provide an overview of IP use, including the advantages and disadvantages of using IP. The use of IP will be considered from the view of satellite ground reception applications.

   Data Acquisition buses, PCI bus, DMA transactions, FIFO read out.


1.        J. Toledo, H.Muller, J. Buytaert, F.Bal, A.David, A.Guirao and F.J.Mora (2002), “A plug and play approach to data acquisition”, Network architecture and performance digital equipment corporation, Littleton 
2.        Charles Geber, Kevin Yee (2000), “Peripheral component interfaces with quick logic QL1624 FPGA”, quick logic corporation, Santa Clara. 

3.        Jim McManus, PCI Applications Engineer, Xilinx Inc “ Using FPGAs as a flexible PCI Interface Solution”.
4.        P.Assis, P.Brogueira, L.Melo, M.Pimenta, J.c.Silva, J.Varela LIP-Lisbon, Portugal(2003), 28th International Cosmic Ray Conference. “ A PCI based data acquisition system for Ground Array Detectors with Wireless Synchronization Through GPS”.
5.        David Robinson, Patrick Lysaght, Gordon M cGregor and Hugh Dick “ Performance Evaluation of a Full Speed PCI Initiator and Target Subsystem using FPGAs”.

6.        Daniel Ziener, Jurgen Teich “ Power Signature Watermarking of IP Cores for FPGAs.

7.        Toledo, J. Dept. of Electron. Eng., Univ. Politecnica de Valencia Muller, H Buytaert, J. Bal, F David, A  Guirao, A.MoraF.June 2002. “ A Plug and Play to Data Acquisition”.

8.        Haber .J (2003).” Using a commercial IP core in space flight avionics. Lessons learned”.

9.        Pillem Ramesh, Venkata Aravind Bezawada, K S N Vittal, Dr. Fazal Noorbasha (2012).” Design of 64-bit Peripheral Component Interconnect Bus at 66MHz”.

10.     Nupur Shah, Design Engineer, Xilinx “The Challenges of Doing a PCI Design in FPGAs”.

11.     S.  Palanivelu, J.Shanmugam Prof and Head, Division of Avionics, Madras Institute of Technology, Chrompet, Chennai “Design and Development of PCM Decommutator with PCI –Interface.”

12.     Altera  Master Core IP Mt64 User Guide. 

13.     On-Chip FIFO Memory Core in Volume 5: Embedded Peripherals of the Quartus II

14.     Memory System Design from Altera Corporation February 2010.

15.     Stratix Device Handbook, Volume 1  July 2005.




Mohammed Arafa, Samir Shihada, Abdulla Al Madhoun

Paper Title:

Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Self Compacted Concrete

Abstract:    The main goal of this research is to produce Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete (UHPFRSCC) in Gaza Strip, using materials that are available at the local markets. To meet this purpose, twelve trial mixes are used to obtain acceptable fresh and hardened properties of self-compacting concrete with a compressive strength exceeding 170 MPa. The fresh and hardened mechanical properties of UHPFRSCC like, workability, self-compacting properties, compressive strength, split cylinder strength and flexural strength are studied. The effects of using different amounts of steel fiber and silica fume contents on these properties are also investigated. Results show that it is possible to produce UHPFRSCC in Gaza Strip using materials that are available at the local markets if they are carefully selected and they will achieve a minimum compressive strength of 170 MPa at 28 days. This is expected to provide the local construction industry with a feasible new type of concrete which can be used for rehabilitation and strengthening purposes.

   Ultra High Performance Concrete, Steel Fibers, Self-Compacting, V-funnel


1.       Habel A., Viviani M., Denarié E and Brühwiler E., 2006, Development of the mechanical properties of an ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete (UHPFRC), Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 36, No. 7, pp: 362-1370.
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3.       Kim D., Park S., Ryu G. and Koh K., 2011, Comparative flexural behavior of ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete with different macro fibers, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 25, No. 11, pp: 4144-4155.


5.       Pająk M. and Ponikiewski T., 2013, Flexural behavior of self-compacting concrete reinforced with different types of steel fibers, Construction and Building Materials, Vol.  47, pp:397-408.
7.       Aslani F. and Nejadi S., 2012, Mechanical properties of conventional and self –compacting concrete: An analytical study, Construction and Building
Materials, Vol. 36, pp: 330-347.


9.       Deeb R., Ghanbari A. and Karihaloo B.L., 2012, Development of self-compacting high and ultra high performance concretes with and without steel fibres, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp: 185-190.


11.     Ferrara L., Bamonte P., Caverzan A., Musa A. and Sanal I., 2012, A comprehensive methodology to test the performance of steel fibre reinforced self-compacting concrete (SFR-SCC), Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 37, pp: 406-424. 


13.     Benjeddou O., Ben Quezdo M. and Bedday A., 2007, Damaged RC beams repaired by bonding of CFRP laminates, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp: 1301-1310.

15.     Jummat M., Kabir M., Obaydollah M., 2006, A review of the repair of reinforced concrete beams, J. Applied Science Research, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp: 317-326.
16.     Pacheco-Torgal  F, Abdollahnejad Z., Miraldo S., Karahan S., Baklouti S. and Ding Y., 2012, An overview on the potential of geopolymers for concrete 
infrastructure rehabilitation, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp: 1053-1058.





Sharmila Subudhi

Paper Title:

Designing a Hybrid Page Ranking Algorithm for Semantic Web Search Engine

Abstract:    Web is the most important tool in now-a-days upon which people rely on to search their required information. In such a scenario it is the duty of service provider to provide proper, relevant and quality information to the internet where user can submit their query and find out the result. But it is a challenge for service provider to provide proper, relevant and quality information to the internet user by using the web page contents and hyperlink between the web pages. The next-generation Web architecture, represented by the Semantic Web, provides the layered architecture possibly allowing overcoming this limitation. Several search engines have been proposed, which allow increase in information retrieval accuracy by exploiting keywords and their relations. This paper deals with a hybrid approach of page ranking algorithm which simply based on the prediction and calculation of different numbers of back-links to a web page.

   Semantic web, Page rank, HITS, Search engine, Back-link predictor.


1.        N. Duhan, A. K. Sharma and K. K. Bhatia, “Page Ranking Algorithms: A Survey, Proceedings of the IEEE  International Conference on Advance Computing, 2009.
2.        M. G. da Gomes Jr. and Z.Gong, “Web Structure Mining: An Introduction”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition, 2005.

3.        S. Brin, L. Page, “The Anatomy of a Large Scale Hypertextual Web search engine,” Computer Network and ISDN Systems, Vol. 30, Issue 1- 7, pp. 107-117, 1998.

4.        J. Kleinberg, “Authoritative Sources in a Hyper-Linked Environment”, Journal of the ACM 46(5), pp. 604-632, 1999.

5.        Wenpu Xing and Ali Ghorbani, “Weighted PageRank Algorithm”, In proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Communication Networks & Services Research, PP. 305-314, 2004.
6.        Ali Mohammad Zareh Bidoki and Nasser Yazdani, “DistanceRank: An Intelligent Ranking Algorithm for Web Pages”, Information Processing and Management, 2007, pp-22.
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Krishan Kumar Gupta, Raj Kumar, Harendra Kumar, Medha Sharma

Paper Title:

Study on Effect of Surface Texture on the Performance of Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing

Abstract:    The present study examines effect of surface texture on hydrodynamic journal bearing performance. The work is divided into two steps: 1. Mechanical indentation texturing technique used to incorporate the micro-dimples on bearing surface. 2. Experimentation on smooth and textured journal bearing with two oil inlet holes located at ± 90° to load line, to examine the effect of surface texture. A series of experimental results are presented, the effect of micro-dimples on pressure distribution on center plane of smooth and textured journal bearing at different loads and speeds. The Experimental results show that the pressure increases when surface texture (micro-dimples) is added on bearing surface. It is observed that with the increase of loads (200N to 800N) at constant speed and constant oil supply pressure, the percentage increase of maximum pressure (% Pmax) is more in textured journal bearing w.r.t smooth journal bearing and with the increase of speeds (1000 rpm to 3000 rpm) at constant load and constant oil supply pressure, percentage increase of maximum pressure (% Pmax) is more in textured journal bearing w.r.t smooth journal bearing.

   Journal bearing, surface texture, bearing performance, pressure distribution in journal bearing


1.        Sinanoglu, C., Nair, F., and Karamis, M.B., 2005, “Effects of shaft Surface Texture on Journal Bearing pressure distribution”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 168,344–353.
2.        Tala-ighil, N., Maspeyrot, P., Fillon, M., and Bounif, A., 2007, “Effect of Surface Texture on Journal Bearing characteristics under steady state operating conditions.

3.        Cupillard, S., Glavatskih, S., and Cervantes, M.J., 2008, “CFD Analysis of Journal Bearing with Surface Texturing”, ”, Proc. Instn Mech. Engrs, Part J: J. Engineering Tribology, Vol. 222, 97-107.

4.        Cupillard, S, 2009, “Thermohydrodynamics of Sliding Contacts with Textured Surfaces” PhD’s thesis, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden.

5.        Suh, M.S., Chae, Y., Kim, S.S., 2010, “Effect of geometrical parameters in micro-grooved crosshatch pattern under lubricated sliding friction”, Tribology International 43, 1508–1517.

6.        Etsion, I., 2005, “State of the art in Laser Surface Texturing”, Journal of Tribology, 127(1), 248–253.

7.        Etsion, I., 2004, “Improving tribological performance of mechanical components by Laser Surface Texturing”, Tribology letters, 17(4), 733–737.

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Naeem Naik, L.M R.J. Lobo

Paper Title:

A Personalized Search Using User’s- Profile   

Abstract:    Users’ interest is an important area in the field of IR that attempts to adapt ranking algorithms so that the results returned are tuned towards the searcher's interests. In this work we use user data to build personalized ranking models in which user profiles are constructed based on the user’s tagging data over a topic space. However, instead of employing a human-generated ontology, we use novel latent topic models to determine these topics. This means that the topic space used is determined based purely on the tagging data itself and therefore does not require human involvement to determine the topics. Our experiments show that by introducing user profiles as part of the ranking algorithm, rather than by re-ranking an existing list, we can provide personalized ranked lists of documents which improve significantly over a non-personalized baseline. Further examination shows that the performance of the personalized system is particularly good in cases where prior knowledge of the search query is limited. This is especially useful as these are the cases where we are unable to determine when same tag has totally different intention.

   image search, metadata, optimization,


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Okhaifoh, Joseph Ebosetale, Oko-Oboh, Akhere Angus, Umayah, Erhiega N.

Paper Title:

Single Polarized Microstrip Antenna Design for Mobile Communication Base Station

Abstract:    A single linear polarized antenna array element used in telecom base station is presented. It is of a considerable interest in broadband antenna element since it is simple to construct and also used as a low cost based station antenna designed for mobile communication system. In this paper, design and simulation was done through the use of 3D EM CST microwave studio and the results shows that high gain, low profile, wider bandwidth of operation, high isolation and low voltage standing wave ratio was achieved.

   Microstrip antenna, Mobile Communication, low profile, isolation, patch


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Oko-oboh, Akhere Angus, Umayah, Erhiega N., Okhaifoh, Joseph Ebosetale

Paper Title:

Design and Simulation of a Dual Polarized High Performance Antenna Element for Mobile Communication Base Station

Abstract:    A Dual Polarized Microstrip antenna array element for mobile telecommunication base station has a good potential for low cost base station antenna design for wireless communication. The result shows that there is increase capacity, besides; fading mitigation is put to check. The use of this type of design eliminates signal transception and result in polarization diversity and estimations.

   Dual polarized, base station, low cost, fading mitigation, polarization diversity.  


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Amel Boufrioua

Paper Title:

Analysis of L-Slot Loaded Rectangular Patch Antenna for Dual Band Operation

Abstract:    In this paper, a dual-band rectangular patch antenna is analysed and the results in terms of return loss and radiation pattern are given. It is observed that various antenna parameters are obtained as a function of frequency for different value of slot length, width and feed point; it is easy to adjust the upper and the lower band by varying these different antenna parameters. In the present work variation of substrate permittivity is also studied.

   L-shaped, Slot, patch, antenna, dual band.


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S.Ayesha Firadose, S.Khadeeja Banu

Paper Title:

Allocation of Free Disk Blocks in UNIX using Bitmaps

Abstract:    The utility program mkfs organizes the data blocks of a file system in a linked list. Each link of the list is a disk block that contains an array of free disk block numbers, and one array entry is the number of the next block of the linked list. The file system super block contains an array that is used to cache the numbers of free disk blocks in the file system. Because of this technique, there is a wastage of memory. To overcome this disadvantage we can use bitmaps. In bitmaps only one bit can be used to indicate the status of disk block. Using this technique memory space is utilized efficiently and wastage of processor time for reading one or more disk blocks in main memory is reduced.

   disk block, super block, bit map.


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Dhanraj Katta, G.Raghotham Reddy, R. Srikanth

Paper Title:

Level Set Based Image Segmentation Using Momentum and Resilient Propagation

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   Active contour, gradient methods, image segmentation, level set method, optimization.


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M. W. Mustafa, R. O. Bawazir

Paper Title:

Optimal Location of Facts for ATC Enhancement

Abstract:    According to the changes in power structure (deregulation), competitive markets became in urgent need to have ability to satisfy the rise of energy demands. However, it is limited by the existing transmission grids; therefore, the markets pay attention to have efficient utilization of the current transmission system that comes through the Available Transfer Capability (ATC) which is computed using proposed technique named by Repeated Power Flow (RPF). In order to have improvement in ATC, Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) devices are used to control power flow (PF), thus improve the power profile in the transmission system. In this paper, two types of controllers are used Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) and Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC). The insertion of the controller in the power system comes through determining the particular location in the transmission system; the proposed method for optimal position is called Loss Sensitivity Index (LSI). This paper is applied on 5, 14 and 24 Bus Test Systems and simulated in Power system Analysis Toolbox (PSAT) software. The proposed methods have yielded results in improvement of ATC.



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Maher Abdul Ameer, Audai Hussein Al-Abbas

Paper Title:

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Effect of Net Positive Suction Head on Water Hammer In Pipeline Systems

Abstract:    In the present paper, the effect of the Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH) for the centrifugal pump in a simple pipeline system has been carried out eliminating water hammer.  Both the experimental tests and numerical calculations were performed in this study to investigate the transient flow effects when the discharges change abruptly in the system. The phenomenon of transient flow is generally occurred when the sudden opening of the downstream valves are used in the pumping station or due to introducing additional parallel branches of pipelines that contain pumps. Experimentally, two operational tests with different NPSH were conducted to show the relations between the head (H) and discharge (Q). The results of these tests showed two different types of H-Q curves. The first test produced a flat H-Q curve when the water surface level in the suction tank was 4 m above the center line of the pump. While in the second test the operational case created a steep H-Q curve when the pump was used to lift 6 m from the suction tank. That is likely happened due to the decrease in a cut-off discharge point. The numerical calculations on hypothec simple pipeline system have been done for the transient flow after determining the shape of the characteristics H-Q curves produced from the experimental tests. The Darcy-Waysbach equation was used to calculate the friction losses and obtain the system resistance curve. The classical method of characteristics, which is based on the methodological analysis of the finite difference method, was executed to propagate the wave pressure in each cases examined. The numerical results were clearly showed that the wave pressure produced in the pipeline system with the flat H-Q curve is smaller than that produced in the pipeline with the steep H-Q curve. This means that the first case is significantly reduced the possibility of occurrence the water hammer phenomenon.

   Transient flow, net positive suction head, pipeline system, water hammer, centrifugal pump.


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G.Naveen, P.K.S.Sarvesh, B.Rama Krishna

Paper Title:

DTC Control Strategy for Doubly Fed Induction Machine

Abstract:    This paper focuses the analysis on the control of doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) based high-power wind turbines when they operate under presence of voltage dips. The main objective of the control strategy proposed for doubly fed induction generator based wind turbines is to eliminate the necessity of the crowbar protection when low-depth voltage dips occurs. Conventional Direct Torque Control (CDTC) suffers from some drawbacks such as high torque ripple and variable switching frequency, difficulties in torque as well as flux control at very low speed. This paper is aimed to analyze DTC principles. A direct torque control strategy that provides fast dynamic response accompanies the overall control of the wind turbine. The proposed control does not totally eliminate the necessity of the typical crowbar protection for turbines it eliminates the activation of this protection during low depth voltage dips. The modeling of the complete system is done in MATLAB-SIMULINK. Simulation results show the proposed control strategythat mitigates the necessity of the crowbar protection during low depth voltage dips.

   doubly fed induction machine (DFIM), direct torque control (DTC), crowbar protection etc.


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Vrunda A. Mahamuni, Madhuri Khambete

Paper Title:

Background Subtraction Techniques for Moving Object Detection in Video Frames

Abstract:    Identifying moving objects is a critical task for many computer vision applications. Background subtraction approach is used to separate the moving objects from the background. Many different methods have been proposed over the recent years. This paper provides implementation of five background subtraction techniques these are , Frame differencing, Mean, Median, Single Gaussian distribution and codebook. Implemented techniques are compared based on different parameters e.g. TP rate FP rate Precision and computation time, Such a comparison can effectively guide the designer to select the most suitable technique for a given application in a principled way.

   Background modeling, BGS, BG, Foreground.


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Balwant Kumar, N.N. Harry, Y.K. Bind, R K Pandey

Paper Title:

Optimization of Bill of Quantities for Construction of Pre-Engineered Buildings

Abstract:    Steel construction is considered as a process that involves many related activities. Pre-Engineered buildings steel parts are required to be installed in a specific order due to structural safety requirements and to the logical sequence of erection. Garnet shop is being constructed for the sand blasting of bogies. Sand blasting is a process for removing corrosion in iron before painting. In Paint shop painting work in trains after blasting has been done. After painting of bogies wheels will be attached in trains in this building. Bogie shop is the biggest building of the project. It is meant for attachment of shells and shaping it into bogie and after that attachment of bogies into each other of the train. In this shop machines and tools will be fitted in trains Shell store is constructed for the storage of shells brought here from other factories like Kapurthala. Shell means the cover part of the bogies. Transport shop is constructed for transportation purpose after complete finishing of the train. Transporting engine will come here and it will carry out the all new train from the rail coach factory. 

 BOQ, Pre-Engineered Building, Rate Analysis.


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Anyaka Boniface Onyemaechi, Okafor Charles Onyeka

Paper Title:

Technical and Economic Potential of Photovoltaic Power Generation for Wealth Creation

Abstract:    Energy is the lifeblood of economy development around the world and global economic growth depends on adequate, reliable and affordable supplies of energy. Key foreign policy objectives, including support for democracy, trade, sustainable economic development, poverty reduction and environmental protection rely on the provision of safe, reliable and affordable energy supplies. Nigeria receives abundant solar energy that can be usefully harnessed with an annual average daily solar radiation of about 5250 Wh/m2/day. This varies between 3500 Wh/m2/day at the coastal areas and 7000 Wh/m2/day at the northern boundary. The average amount of sunshine hours all over the country is about 6.5 hours. To enhance the developmental trend there is every need to support the existing unreliable energy sector with a sustainable source of power supply. This paper shows some economic potential of renewable energy development in Nigeria. First, the lay out estimates of employment creation that renewable energy has brought and could bring to Nigeria, exploring the issue sector by sector and looking at solar, wind, mini hydro, geothermal, modern biomass, and ocean. Also, mentioning how renewable energy generation can be produced locally to generate employment. Above all, this paper lays out how renewable energy can save the government money, bring jobs to the country, create wealth, expand access to energy for the most vulnerable in poor communities, and foster national energy independence.

   Solar energy, Renewable Energy Technology (RET), Small and medium enterprises (SME), Photo Voltaic (PV).


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Paper Title:

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Abstract:    Smart grid is emerging power system technologies with ensured reliability, efficiency, security and interoperability. This extensive system has many features on transmission and distribution facing a lot of challenges on the constraints like integrated communication system, advance measuring and sensing system, advance control methods, advance grid components, advance interface and decision support. This paper gives about the techniques, challenges, developments on the key strategies mentioned above and based on the literary surveys made..  

   smart gird control techniques, challenges, developments, integrated communication, grid control, grid components, grid system support.


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Talal K. Kassem, Ali S. Alosaimy, Ahmed M. Hamed, Mohammad Fazian

Paper Title:

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Abstract:    This paper gives a detailed account of the general features of the major desiccant regeneration techniques and configurations of the related systems; meanwhile, attention has been paid to both technological development of solar powered regenerator, which is a key component of the liquid-desiccant dehumidification system. Studies to improve the system performance have been discussed. Benefits and conditions of the use of liquid desiccant for dehumidification purposes have been stated.  It is clear from the survey that the desiccant dehumidification is more energy-efficient compared with the conventional vapor compression system. Moreover, new configurations of the solar regenerator, to improve the system performance, have been demonstrated. Some new hybrid systems that greatly expand the desiccant in residential applications, as well as effectively promoting the single system’s performance, are also introduced.

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Muhammad Aslam Bhutto, Abdul Aziz Ansari, Noor Ahmed Memon

Paper Title:

Prediction of Behaviour of Steel Plate Subjected to Shear

Abstract:    Steel pate-girders are generally subjected to high shear and low bending moment. The flanges primarily resist the applied moment, while the web primarily resists the shear. A thin plate in shear is a simple representation of the dominant loading case in a slender web panel of the plate-girder and is a combination of the principal tensile and compressive in-plane stresses. The elastic and plastic behaviour of a simply supported steel plate can be predicted using the existing design theories. This paper presents the details and results of finite element analyses (FEA) carried out for a thin square steel plate subjected to pure shear. The objective is to predict the linear elastic and nonlinear plastic behaviour of the plate using the FE analyses and compare the results of the analyses to the theoretical predictions for validation. The FEA results for the elastic critical load and the ultimate plastic load of the plate were in very good agreement with the theoretical predictions. The FE analyses also predicted correctly the elastic buckling and the plastic failure modes of the plate.  

   Finite element analyses, pure shear, shear buckling, steel plate, validation.


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Ali A.Yassin, Hikmat Z. Neima, Zaid Ameen Abduljabbar, Haider Sh.Hashim

Paper Title:

Efficient and Secure Mutual Authentication Scheme in Cloud Computing

Abstract:    Nowadays, cloud computing considers an important topic for small, medium and large e-commences alike. The security is a constitutive trouble that hinders its widespread adoption. The password authentication is a first level of security in cloud computing, aiming to guarantee that only legitimate users are allowed to be used data that stored in the cloud server. The demeanor of multi-factor authentication schemes such as token, biometric provided a promising password authentication solution. There are many challenging matters that raise fears of using multi-factor are the high cost, not easy to carry, does not provide the functionalities of revocation, and fails to resist well-known attacks such as off-line guessing password, Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) Seed-tracing. In this paper, we propose a scheme of Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) that overcomes aforementioned issues and reduces the cost. We use Zero-Knowledge and One-Time Password (OTP) to implement a Cloud-based two-factor authentication as a design paradigm. Our proposed scheme includes many security characteristics like mutual authentication, user anonymity, session key agreement, freely chosen password, no time synchronization, and has a good performance of password authentication.

  Cloud computing, Mutual Authentication, Zero-knowledge proof, Service provider, One-time password.


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Ayad Ibrahim Abdulsada, Aqeel N. Mohammad Ali, Zaid Ameen Abduljabbar, Haider Sh.Hashim

Paper Title:

Secure Image Retrieval over Untrusted Cloud Servers

Abstract:    Secure Image Retrieval over Untrusted Cloud Servers Ayad Ibrahim Abdulsada, Aqeel N. Mohammad Ali, Zaid Ameen Abduljabbar, Haider Sh.Hashim

   cloud computing, searchable encryption, LSH, image retrieval.


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Farzaneh Ostovar, Mahdi Mozaffari Legha

Paper Title:

Quantify the Loss Reduction due Optimization of Capacitor Placement Using DPSO Algorithm Case Study on the Electrical Distribution Network of north Kerman Province

Abstract:   Increasing application of capacitor banks on distribution networks is the direct impact of development of technology and the energy disasters that the world is encountering. To obtain these goals the resources capacity and the installation place are of a crucial importance. Line loss reduction is one of the major benefits of capacitor, amongst many others, when incorporated in the power distribution system. The quantum of the line loss reduction should be exactly known to assess the effectiveness of the distributed generation. In this paper, a new method is proposed to find the optimal and simultaneous place and capacity of these resources to reduce losses, improve voltage profile too the total loss of a practical distribution system is calculated with and without capacitor placement and an index, quantifying the total line loss reduction is proposed. To demonstrate the validity of the proposed algorithm, computer simulations are carried out on actual power network of Kerman Province, Iran and the simulation results are presented and discussed.

   Distribution systems, Loss reduction index, Capacitor placement, Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization.


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Adejumobi I.A., Adepoju G.A.  Hamzat K. A.

Paper Title:

Iterative Techniques for Load Flow Study: A Comparative Study for Nigerian 330kv Grid System as a Case Study

Abstract:    The purpose of any load flow analysis is to compute precise steady-state voltages magnitudes and angles of all buses in the network, the real and reactive power flows into every line and transformer, under the assumption of known generation and load. Model of power system generates non-linear algebraic equations and to solve these equations, three solution algorithms based on power equations of the methods were adopted. They were applied to two test power systems: IEEE 5-bus, IEEE 30-bus systems and a real power system, Nigerian 330kV 28-bus. The result of the application shows that number of iterations increases proportionally with the number of buses for Gauss-Seidel technique while that of Newton –Raphson method remained almost practically constant even with varying number of buses. The Fast Decoupled method presented a slight increase in number of iterations with increasing number of buses but with faster convergence, when compared with Newton –Raphson methods. The Newton-Raphson method provided the best characteristics of quadratic convergence in minimum number of iterations and this method is best suited for Nigerian system.   

   Load Flow, Gauss-Seidel, Newton Raphson, Fast Decoupled, Power Flow, Iteration.


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Bharatwaj G. S, Prasanna. S, Ramakrishnan. R, Sanjay Raam. M, Vignesh. S

Paper Title:

Fuzzy Logic Based Farm Automation Using Arduino and LabVIEW with X-Bee Based Control System

Abstract:    In spite of the vast advancement in technology, the exposure of a primary sector like agriculture to technology is quite limited in India. With an exponential decrease in the labor availability for agriculture, a second green revolution is the order of the day. The objective of this paper is to reduce the pressure on manual labor. The system has been tested and the results have been obtained. This is done with the help of Arduino, LabVIEW and Zigbee Technology. Essential parameters of the field are sensed to have a continuous unmanned supervision.

   Arduino, RST-03, Fuzzy Logic, LabVIEW, ATMEGA 328, Zigbee technology, Farm automation.


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Masum Billah, M L Palash, Husain Mohammad Mahbub Alam

Paper Title:

Load Balanced Routing Protocols for Ad Hoc Mobile Wireless Networks

Abstract:    the collections of mobile nodes which can form randomly and dynamically for temporary basis network without need preexisting network infrastructure or any centralized controlled administration that nodes can be arbitrarily located and can move freely called Mobile ad hoc network. Because of some limitation at wireless link capacities can be excessive loads on the nodes. There are two major aspects for this –traffic and power consumption. So, unbalanced traffic may cause of more delay, packet dropping, and reducing packet delivery ratio. The work is the idea on view of balancing nodes on traffic in different routing protocol DSR, DSDV and AODV in a mobile ad hoc network. This analysis of this result obtained from a NS2 particular scenario.

   Ad hoc Networks, AODV, DSR, DSDV, load balancing, NS2, Routing Protocols.


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P.Sreenath, Myaka.Narendhar, Tadikamalla.Sanjeev Rao

Paper Title:

Mitigation of Total Harmonics Distortion by Using 84 Pulse VSC Configurations

Abstract:    This paper analyzes the 84 pulse VSC (Voltage source converter) and static synchronous compensators (STATCOMs) utilize multipulse converters due to the following: 1) lower harmonic injection into the power system and FACTAS; 2) decreased stress on the electronic components due to decreased voltages; and 3) lower switching losses. This paper approach is illustrated on an 84 pulse VSC and the effect on the dynamic performance and the total harmonic distortion (THD) is analyzed.84 pulse VSC assembled by combining one twelve-pulse VSC, in conjunction with an asymmetric single phase seven level converter plus an injection transformer. With this arrangement, The VSC output’s THD in voltage is reduced. The proposed strategy allows savings in the number of employed switches. Simulation and experimental results are provided to show the proposal appropriateness.

   FACT Devices, Multipulse converters, Voltage source converters, STATCOM, IGBT Switches and custom power.


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Paper Title:

Development of Fiber Optic Differential Pressure Sensor Used for BOD Measurement in Sugar and Allied Industry

Abstract:    An attempt has been made to develop prototype instruments with Fiber optic differential pressure sensor (FODPS ) and its use for measuring  Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) in the effluent  from sugar factories and distilleries. Design of fiber optic based differential pressure sensor (FODPS) using intensity modulation technique is reported in this paper. A corrugated diaphragm based differential pressure sensor with a fiber optic probe to record this deformation/displacement of the diaphragm is designed, optimized and fabricated. In FODPS, diaphragm act as a reflector. A flexible disc of  plastic is used as a diaphragm to convert the measuring pressure to the deflection of diaphragm. Concentric corrugations are designed  to linearise the deflections according to pressure. Reference and measuring pressures are applied to control and experimental headspaces  respectively. As the pressure changes in the experimental head space, the diaphragm is deform and displaces, and distance between fiber  tip and plane of diaphragm changes and thus  resultant reading is proportional  to the differential pressure. An attempt has been made to develop prototype instruments with Fiber optic differential pressure sensor (FODPS) and its use for measuring  Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) in the effluent  from sugar factories and distilleries. 

   BOD, FODPS, Fiber, Distillery, Sensor


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K.Saranya Reddy, A.Bhaktavastala, V.Raveendra Reddy

Paper Title:

UPQC-S: A Novel Concept of Simultaneous Voltage Sag/Swell and Load Reactive Power Compensations Utilizing Series Inverter of UPQC

Abstract:   This paper introduces a new concept of optimal utilization of a unified power quality conditioner (UPQC). The series inverter of UPQC is controlled to perform simultaneous 1) voltage sag/swell compensation and 2) load reactive power sharing with the shunt inverter. The active power control approach is used to compensate voltage sag/swell and is integrated with theory of power angle control (PAC) of UPQC to coordinate the load reactive power between the two inverters. Since the series inverter simultaneously delivers active and reactive powers, this concept is named as UPQC-S (S for complex power). A detailed mathematical analysis, to extend the PAC approach for UPQC-S, is presented in this paper. MATLAB/SIMULINK-based simulation results are discussed to support the developed concept. Finally, the proposed concept is validated with a digital signal processor-based experimental study.



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D. Gherdaoui, H. Bekdouche, R. Fegas, A. Zeghdaoui, F. Bouazza, S. Zerkout

Paper Title:

Separation of Ketoprofen Racemate by TLC Plate with Different Chiral Selectors

Abstract:   Separation of enantiomers has become a well-established technique in many fields of science; it is a matter of great importance in pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology. In fact, the biological and pharmacological activity of chiral compounds depend on their configuration; one of the enantiomers is pharmacologically active and even can be toxic. It is thus desirable to have reagents and separation techniques to separate the enantiomers and analyze the enantiomeric purity. A variety of chromatographic methods have been developed for optical resolution recently. Direct and simple separation of the enantiomers of ketoprofen is carried out on TLC plate used different chiral selectors in the mobile phase such as: quinidine, quinine carbamate, vancomycin and cyclodixtrin. The success of enantioseparation of racemic ketoprofen is due to the difference in characteristics and selectivity of each selecto

Keywords:   Chiral Selector, Enantioseparation, ketoprofen, TLC.


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A. Ayyasamy, K. Venkatachalapathy

Paper Title:

Performance Evaluation of Load Based Channel Aware Routing in MANETs with Reusable Path

Abstract:    Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) are wireless networks which don’t require any infrastructure support for transferring the data packet between two nodes. Routing protocols for ad hoc networks has generally ignored channel fading. The existing protocol Channel Aware - Ad hoc On-demand Multipath Distance Vector (CA-AOMDV) uses one of the routing metrics as channel Average Non-Fading Duration (ANFD). This metric is useful for informing the fading detail into neighbour node. We proposed a new Load Based Channel Aware - Ad hoc On-demand Multipath Distance Vector (LBCA-AOMDV) protocol which is applied for load balancing to improve the network performances. In our routing protocol calculates the channel’s non-fading duration for routing with minimum packet loss. Specifically, the faded paths can be reused rather than being discarded and also the loads are balanced on the link. The NS-2 was used to perform both simulation and performance evaluation of the proposed protocol and to compare it with the existing protocols. The simulation result demonstrates the greatly improved network performance and reduction of packet loss on routing over CA-AOMDV.

   Mobile ad hoc networks, routing protocols, channel average non-fading duration, channel average fading duration.


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R.Sathiya, N.Prathipa, K.Gomathi

Paper Title:

A Comprehensive Overview on Different Cloud Storage Techniques and Security Mechanism

Abstract:    With the development of cloud computing, Data security becomes more and more important in cloud computing. This paper analyses the basic information about cloud computing and cloud computing data security issues , with the analysis of Hadoop map reduce and Merkel hash tree authentication of data elements. Finally we build a data security in real world for cloud computing Keyword-Keyword1.

   Characteristics of Cloud storage, Security issues, Data security, Map reducing Programming Model, Avoiding Bad Hadoop and Cloud Analytics Decisions.


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9.        Greg Boss, Cloud Computing IBM 2007.10

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20.     Avoiding of badhadoop and cloud analytics:




Ukkeshwar.V.S, Umesh Kumar Krishnan, Sibi.S, Waldar Richard Rajaiah.X, S.Sujindar

Paper Title:

A Comprehensive Overview of different Wireless Networks

Abstract:    The bond between us, was and is laid by various networks .For these things called networks they did not appear all of a sudden, they were found by humans and evolved with the help of humans. As like the evolution of nomads to civilized, the networks evolved to wireless networks. Development of networks is a never-ending demand. More and more gadgets are finding their way into this world each day. This paper presents the foundations and necessity of networks and their development to the upcoming network systems.

  1g , 2g , 3g , 4g , 5g , Bluetooth , Wi-Fi , blu-fi , nfc , wi-max.


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Bilal Mubdir, Asaad M. Al-Hindawi, Sabah Hussien, Hussain Al-Rizzo

Paper Title:

Smart Energy Monitoring and Control System Based on Wireless Communication

Abstract:    This paper presents new design of a smart energy meter integrated with a monitoring and control system to monitor the quality of electrical power supplied to consumers and to protect them upon abnormal situations with the capability of storing all the events in real date and time as a history. This system provides several advantages for utility companies such as consumed energy, issuing the bills remotely and use multiple tariffs for billing electricity at different times during the day. Also the system offers a capability to disconnect/resume the supply for a client if the bill has not being paid after a specific time or other clients caught in electricity theft.

   Energy Meter, PIC Microcontroller, Real Time & Calendar, Smart Meter, Serial Port Interfacing.


1.        Mendez, G.R.; Yunus, M.A.M.; Mukhopadhyay, S.C., "A WiFi based smart wireless sensor network for monitoring an agricultural environment", IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) , vol., no., pp.2640,2645, 13-16 May 2012
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6.        Arian, M., Soleimani, V., Abasgholi, B., Modaghegh, H.&Gilani, N.S., “Advanced Metering Infrastructure System Architecture”, Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), pp:1, 2011.


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J.Naskath, R.Abinaya Gomathi

Paper Title:

Proficient Multipath Routing and Hole Handling using Cascading Movement algorithm in WSN

Abstract:    Sensing technology is a cornerstone for many industrial applications. Manufacturing plants and engineering facilities, such as shipboard engine rooms, require sensors to ensure product quality and efficient and safe operation. Due to its scalability and efficiency, multipath routing has gained much research attention in routing primitive in wireless sensor networks (WSN).  However, in multipath routing, due to ad hoc or random deployments and network dynamics of WSN, communication holes may exist in a network area. For long life efficient network need some recovery strategies for avoiding holes and smooth transmission of data. This paper explores the recovery strategy for an urgent transmission, forwarded packets through alternative path does exist in the multipath routing. For enduring shortest transmission, this paper proposed to reuse the same primary path, by replacing the holes using the redundant sensors.

   Sensor networks, Multipath routing, voidhandling, hole.


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2.       Marjan Radi, Behnam Dezfouli, Kamalrulnizam Abu Bakar and Malrey Lee, “Multipath Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks: Survey and Research Challenges “Sensors 2012

3.       G. Murali, D. Pavan, V.V. Rajesh Reddy, P. Bharath kumar, “Dynamic Routing With Security Considerations”, International Journal of Computer Technology and Applications (IJCTA)., Vol 2 (6), NOV-DEC 2011.

4.       Maheswari. K, Punithavalli.M, “Design and implementation of multipath routing approach for secured and reliable data delivery in VoIP”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 2, No 2, 2011.

5.       Yunfeng Chen and Nidal Nasser, “Enabling QoS Multipath Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE, 2008.

6.       Shiva Prakash, JP.Saini, “A Survey of Multipath Routing in Mobile Adhoc Networks”, GJCAT, Vol 1 (1), 2011.

7.       Jacob Salzmann “Energy and Coverage Aware Routing Algorithm in Self Organized Sensor Networks”, GJCAT, Vol 1 (1), April 2007.

8.       Yongguo Mei, Xian, Saumitra, and Yung-Hsiang Lu, “Sensor Replacement using Mobile Robots”, Elsevier 2007.

9.       Heping Wang, Xiaobo Zhang and Ashaf, “Efficient Void handling in contention-based geographic routing for wireless Sensor networks”, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2007.




Debabrata Swain, G.Ramkrishna, Hitesh Mahapatra, Pramoda Patro, Pravin M.Dhanrao

Paper Title:

A Novel Sorting Technique to Sort Elements in Ascending Order

Abstract:    Sorting is an operation to arrange the elements of a data structure in some logical order. In our daily lifes, without knowing about sorting we are doing works in sorted order. So that’s why everybody must need an efficient sorting technique which will solve sorting problem with in limited time. So We have discussed about various existing sorting algorithms with their advantage and disadvantage. In this paper, we have proposed a new sorting algorithm which overcomes some common disadvantage of some traditional existing algorithms by properly utilizing the memory. Here, we have compared our algorithm with traditional existing algorithms by using some factors.

   Various sorting algorithms. Bubble sort, Selection sort, Insertion sort and Quick sort









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Mahesh Bilagi, Manjunath Lakkannavar

Paper Title:

Microcontroller Based Direct Digital Synthesizer and FSK Modulator

Abstract:    Many possibilities for frequency generation are open to a designer, ranging from phase-locked-loop (PLL)-based techniques or very high-frequency synthesis, to dynamic programming of digital- analog converter (DAC) outputs to generate arbitrary waveforms at lower frequencies. But DDS’s ability to accurately produce and control waveforms of various frequencies and profiles has become a key requirement common to a number of industries. Whether providing lively sources of low phase-noise variable-frequencies with good spurious performance for communications, or simply generating a frequency stimulus in industrial or biomedical test equipment applications, convenience, compactness and low cost are important design considerations.

   DDS and Digital to analog converter.


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Abdelelah Kidher Mahmood, Mohammed Mahmood Abdulaal

Paper Title:

Neural Network Observer Based Leak Detection and Localization System for Oil Transporting Pipelines

Abstract:    This paper considered with the design of two leak detection and localization systems in oil transporting pipeline. The first one based on mass balance principles and second one based on pressure gradient intersection. The main distinction of the both methods, thy have an intelligent observer structured by artificial neural network. Every system has been tested individually, and satisfactory results have been obtained with accurate and good performance. These methods collected together to work in parallel implementing a combined system, this system gives better performance and reduce the false alarm level.   

   intelligent observer, LDS, leak detection and localization, leakage classifier, neural network observer, oil transporting pipeline,.


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Golluri Venu, G.Anitha, G.Ramchander

Paper Title:

The Design of Video Surveillance System Using S3C2440 and 3G Module

Abstract:    In this paper, A wireless video surveillance system based on 3G Module and ARM9 is designed. The embedded chip and the programming techniques are adopted. The central monitor which adopts S3C2440 chip as controller is the core of the whole system. First, USB camera video data are collected by the embedded Linux system, processed, compressed and transferred by the processing chip. Then, video data are sent to the monitor client by GRPS network. Tests show the presented wireless video surveillance system is reliable and stable. And it has a perfect application prospects with real-time monitor.

   Embedded Linux; S3C2440; Monitoring; GPRS


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T.K.Abdul Qadir, V.Venkateswarlu

Paper Title:

Design and Implementation of Envelope Amplifier and Power Amplifier for Envelope Tracking in Polar Transmitters

Abstract:    Envelope tracking is an amplitude modulation technique for a polar transmitter. The circuit for implementing envelope tracking technique consists of an envelope amplifier (EA) and a power amplifier (PA) whose design and implementation on Cadence Virtuoso platform is presented. The envelope amplifier amplifies the envelope signal by a gain of 2 and the power amplifier requiring a power added efficiency (PAE) of 55-60% and a peak to average ratio (PAR) of 4-6dB tracks the envelope of the transmit signal to ensure it operates linearly, i.e. the supply voltage rides above the amplitude modulated signal. The envelope and phase signals are generated from envelope and phase power supply sources available in Cadence Virtuoso. The overall system efficiency is determined by the product of the envelope amplifier efficiency and PAE of the RF power amplifier.

   Polar transmitter, envelope tracking, phase modulation, amplitude modulation, envelope amplifier and power amplifier.


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Atul N. Desai, Tejpal H. Goda

Paper Title:

Matrix Representation of Multiplication

Abstract:    Multiplication is the basic process of mathematical operations. In the vedic mathematics for this lengthy process, a simple process is used with the help of urdhva tiryakbhyam sutra. It helps to avoid small work in calculator which can be manually done easily. If a person starts using this method without sufficient practice, many a times one can make mistakes in long calculations during cross and vertical multiplication and addition at a time. To avoid these mistakes a simple matrix form representation of the multiplication can help this technique without long calculation of multiplication and addition at a time.

   Matrix, Multiplication


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Abhinav Singh, Pranay Kumar, Sunil Singh

Paper Title:

Vision, Principles and Impact of Reconfigurable Manufacturing System

Abstract:    The current day manufacturing environment is characterized by numerous challenges and changes. A typical manufacturing company faces constantly changing product volumes and mix. It is commonly recognized that traditional manufacturing systems do not fit to present market competition and a shift is needed. A great amount of research efforts has been put on looking for new manufacturing systems. However, many of these newly emerging approaches lack a Unified global view of manufacturing and address only some perspectives of manufacturing. The Requirements of product design in the 21st century present an ever-increasing challenge. And this Advanced Manufacturing System popularly named and known as Reconfigurable Manufacturing System can help us face and sustain this challenge.This paper shows the definition and background of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems. In this paper an overview of components of reconfigurable manufacturing system and comparisons of different manufacturing system with their merits and demerits are presented. The capabilities of reconfigurable manufacturing system, challenges of reconfigurable manufacturing system and key role in reconfigurable manufacturing system are explained. The characteristic of reconfigurable manufacturing system are also presented in this paper.

   Unified Global View


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Abdolhamid Rahideh, Mohsen Gitizadeh, Sirus Mohammadi

Paper Title:

A Fault Location Technique for Transmission Lines Using Phasor Measurements

Abstract:    This paper presents a fault location technique for two-terminal multisection compound transmission lines, which combine overhead lines with underground power cables, using synchronized phasor measurements acquired by global positioning system (GPS) based phasor measurement units (PMUs) or digital relays with embedded PMU or by fault-on relay data synchronization algorithms. The technique is extended from a two-terminal fault location method with synchronized phasormeasurements as inputs. A novel fault section selector is proposedto select the fault line section in advance. The proposed techniquehas the ability to locate a fault no matter where the fault is on overhead line or underground power cable. The adopted technique has a solid theoretical foundation and is direct and simple in terms of computational complexity. Both extensive simulation results and field test results are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed scheme. The proposed technique has already been implemented in the Taiwan power system since the year 2008. Up to the present, the proposed technique yields excellent performance in practice.

   Fault location, phasor measurement units (PMUs), two-terminal compound transmission lines.


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R. K. Prajapati, Rakesh Kumar Rai

Paper Title:

A Review: Assessment of Indian Digital Defense & Forensics Investigation System

Abstract:    Computer forensic is a branch of science that does analysis of events happened in digital environment. Every change is traceable in digital form just like physical & chemical form of a material. Now technologies are rapidly growing to make convenient for everybody life. As we know science develops killing materials for us. This only provides some means like data processing, data storing, querying etc to solve our daily hard problems.  Once events happened in digital environment will leave the trace or not? If answer is no then what we are developing really become a killing materials nothing more than that. But it is not always true. Every change leaves a trace. These trace should be measured to identify and quantification of changes in digital environment. Today text, image, audio, video and animation various type of data are becoming common to share in digital communication. We all are very use to share our own pictures, videos online with our friends. But if something were changed by any person intentionally or unintentionally then it creates problems for us. In this paper we will discuss important digital documents that can be forged, available forging methods, tracing forgery in digital documents [8], [10], impacts on overall evidences and justice. Our main objective to discus some points in this paper that can be treated as milestones to seize & restore evidences to provide secondary opinion for honorable judiciary.

   Forensics, Digital data, electronic evidence, steganography, volatile data etc.


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A.S.Rajagopalen, B.K.Darshan, G.Murugan

Paper Title:

Solar Activity Monitoring Through Real Time Recording of VLF Wave Amplitude

Abstract:    In its latest findings, NASA has come up with a prediction of a massive solar storm (flare) that can hit earth anytime in 2012-13. Right from GPS systems, credit card transactions, mobile phone services, communication services, radio and air travel to smart power grids and electrical transformers, all are vulnerable to the solar storm. The damage can be controlled by putting satellites in safe mode. The power grids can be saved by disconnecting them from the supply and transformers. This will require an accurate forecasting about the coming solar storm. This project is designed to monitor solar flares on Earth by tracking changes in Very Low Frequency (VLF) radio transmissions as they bounce off Earth’s ionosphere. The strength of the received signal changes according to the extent of ionization in the ionosphere. Thus, by monitoring the amplitude of VLF signals, the appearance of solar flares can be detected.

   Radio SkyPipe, Solar Flare, Sound Card, Very Low Frequency


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B.T.R.Naresh Reddy, Prasad Nagelli, K.Srinivasulu Reddy

Paper Title:

Event Analysis in Intelligent Aerial Surveillance Systems for Vehicle Detection and Tracking

Abstract:    Vehicle detection plays an important role in the traffic control at signalized intersections. One of the Advanced Event Assistance systems are being researched nowadays for Intelligent Vehicles has to deal with the detection and tracking of other vehicles. The present system to detect and track moving vehicles based on detectors and classifiers. In previous approach escapes some of the existing frameworks for detection vehicles in traffic monitoring systems. Moving vehicles detection based on the pixelwise classification in both detectors and classifiers using multilayer perceptrons and Dynamic bayesian network. Pixel wise classification provides not only region wise but also sliding window also detected the vehicles. The feature extraction performed in both training and detection stages. In the classification used dynamic Bayesian networks and in this network vehicle and non vehicle are identification purpose use a support vector machine. The classification of vehicles and non vehicles are identification purpose used a color histogram algorithm. In this framework used two detectors and two classifiers. Two detectors for local feature extraction are Harris corner detector and canny edge detector. Then, two classifiers of color feature extraction, SVM and multilayer perceptrons are introduced. Both of them have good performance on vehicle color classification but we choice SVM for color feature extraction in our system. Finally, the training process and classification process of dynamic Bayesian network are utilized. In experimental results are shown in different videos are taken at different cameras and different heights in surveillance systems.

   Aerial surveillance, Canny edge detection, Dynamic Bayesian Networks, Multilayer Perceptrons Soft Computing, Vehicle Detection.


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Paper Title:

Identification of an Effective Controller for a Stirred Tank Heater Process

Abstract:    Safety  and  the  satisfaction  of  production  specifications  are  the  two  primary operational  or functional  objectives  for  a  chemical  plant. Once  these  two important factors are  achieved , the  next  goal  is  to  make  the  plant  more  profitable. Given  the  fact  the  conditions  which  affect  the  operation  of  the  plant  do  not  remain  the  same, it  is  clear  that  it  is  mandatory that the operation of the plant is changed in order to maximize the economic objective . This  task  is  undertaken  by  the  controllers  of  the  plant. These  controllers  are  the  subject  of  interest  in  this  paper , where  a  chemical  process  like  a  stirred  tank  heater  is  controlled  using  the  PID , the  IMC  based  PID  and  the  adaptive  controller. A  mathematical  model  of  the  stirred  tank  heater  is  developed  and  the  different  control  mechanisms  are  applied  to  it. A simulation study is carried out using MATLAB to control the process system using the above mentioned control techniques. With the help of the simulation studies and the time integral performance criteria, we can deduce which controller is the most suitable for a stirred tank heater system

   Adaptive Control, IMC based PID Control, PID Control, Stirred Tank Heater


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Pradip Ramdas Bodade,  Dinesh Kumar Koli

Paper Title:

Experimental Investigation on Convective Heat Transfer Analysis in a Circular Tube with Internal Threads of Different Pitches

Abstract:    The present work focus on Experimental investigation of heat transfer and friction factor characteristics of horizontal circular pipe using internal threads of pitch 1 cm and 0.5cm with air as the working fluid. The flow regime is selected for this study with the Reynolds number range 17,000 to 30,000. The horizontal aluminum pipe was subjected to constant and uniform heat flux. The experimental data obtained were compared with those obtained from plain Horizontal pipe. The effects of internal threads of varying pitch on heat transfer and friction factor were presented. Based on the same pumping power consumption, the pipe with internal threads possesses the highest performance factors for turbulent flow. The heat transfer coefficient enhancement for internal threads is higher than that for plain pipe for a given Reynolds number. The use of internal threads improved the performance of horizontal circular pipe.

   Enhancement, internal threads, heat transfer and turbulent flow.


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P.V.V. Satyanarayana, N. Pradeep, N. Sai Chaitanya Varma

Paper Title:

A Study on the Performance of Pond Ash In Place of Sand and Red Soil as A Subgrade and Fill Material

Abstract:    Industrial wastes have been gaining importance as a geotechnical material in the present days. Due to specific advantages, materials like flyash, pond ash have been considered as a replacement to natural soils. In this an attempt is made to study pond ash as a geotechnical material. To study pond ash as a geotechnical material for sub-grade and fill material, tests like gradation, compaction, CBR, strength and seepage parameters etc., have been conducted on the sample and compared with sand particles. From the test results it is identified that pond ash can withstand high strength by varying moisture contents, good drainage characteristics and incompressible nature like sand particles 

  Crusher dust, Sand, Red soil, Angle of shearing resistance, CBR.


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Jassam Gzar Lafta, Hussein Shaheed Fadhil, Ameer Abass Hussein

Paper Title:

Heavy Metals Distribution and the Variation of Soil Properties around Alqaim Cement Factory in Anbar Governorate - Iraq

Abstract:    Soil samples collected in June 2012 (24 samples random for ( 0 – 30 cm ) depth). It is worth mentioned that the sampling were undertaken in the direction of the prevailing wind direction away from the vicinity of cement fabric. Soil samples were air dried and sieved through 2mm analyzed for their some chemical and physical properties as well as their total heavy metals content. The results indicated that the soils of the studied area are calcareous in nature having ( 23% - 37.6% ) sandy clay loam to sandy loam in CaCo2 texture and moderately to slightly alkaline with mean (PH 8.7) especially in the surface soil samples taken near the cement factory. The soils were heavily contaminated with Cd and Co and Ni for the level of (WHO) while it was non polluted with other heavy metals. The most contaminated sites area found withen the (0 to 3km) of the cement factory.

   Heavy metals distribution, Soil properties, Cement factory, Alqaim (Anbar) 


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Zuhair Abdul Wahab Al-Jawahriy

Paper Title:

Building a Digital Elevation Model for Razaza Lake by Using GIS

Abstract:    The research involves getting aid from NASA through downloading the data relevant to the area under study and inferring the coordinates after several modifications on them have been carried out, using specialized programs. Razaza Lake(In Iraq)  has been selected in order to reach several details such as the number islands in the lake, terrain survey, lake boundaries and nature of the land bordering it, the lake water level at the time the radar readings are taken when the lake surface area is calculated. and also find:-  Radar readings are not useful for areas submerged in water- The lowest and highest elevations of the area under study are 19 and 159m respectively- The surrounding areas are inclined gradually towards the Lake , except those on the south east (which are located in Kerbala province, which are characterized by sharp rise whose elevation reaches 100 m- It is easy to plan for making roads and for urban housing projects through visual inspection of area solid model

   Radar readings are not useful for areas submerged in water


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3.        The Ministry of Natural Resources Environment and Meteorology .Beca International Consultants Ltd , October 2005

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Tlotlollo Sidwell Hlalele, Shengzhi Du

Paper Title:

Real Time Monitoring Of High Voltage Transmission Line Conductor Sag: The State- of-The-Art

Abstract:    there have been developments in real time monitoring of a power transmission line system for the past and in recent years. This paper characterizes and evaluates various methods developed to measure conductor sag in real time. Some of the methods are still at initial stage of simulation and have not yet been applied in industry, while others are currently used by the power utility companies around the world. The optimum use of existing high voltage transmission lines requires a real time condition monitoring. In South Africa, detecting such critical infrastructure proactively in real time is still a challenge. We synthesis these methods and review the current power line carrier used by ESKOM South Africa. We conclude by drawing attention to the accuracy and strength of possible methods which could be applicable in future.

   Power quality, Reliability and Sag


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Biswajit Ghosh

Paper Title:

Investigating the Rate of a Chemical Reaction by Sensing Mechanism

Abstract:    The paper investigates the rate of a chemical reaction by sensing mechanism i.e, use of a chemical sensor. The sensing element is a fiber. A chemical solution is taken. A portion of the fiber (uncladded region) is dipped in the solution for sensing the progress of the reaction. The rate of a chemical reaction can be calculated by measuring the speed at which products are formed. This can be estimated by the absorbance of lightwave as the reaction speeds up. From the curve of absorbance rate against time we can calculate the reaction rate by finding the slope. 

   sensor technology; chemical concentration; multimode fiber; slope of the curve.


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A. Faize, A. Driouach, A. Kaabal, G. A. Alsharahi, A. M. Qasem

Paper Title:

MOM Application for Calculating the RCS Dielectrics and Arbitrary Two- Dimensional Geometric Shape Formulation of Integral Equations Cylindrical Dielectric

Abstract:    This work focuses on the study of the dispersion of electromagnetic waves caused by two-dimensional structures: it is to develop a numerical code called TMHD, which is based on the method of moments (MoM), to calculate the Radar Cross Section (RCS or SER) of arbitrary two-dimensional geometry structures. Examples: homogeneous dielectric cylinder circular and square.

   MoM method, RCS dielectrics, cylindrical dielectric.


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Asawari Dudwadkar, Akhil Gore, Tushar Nachnani, Harshil Sabhnani

Paper Title:

Near Field Communication in Mobile Phones

Abstract:    The electronics and telecommunications industry has experienced rapid advances over the past decade. This has led to a new paradigm in the field of data transfer and wireless communication. This brings us to the current revolution the mobile industry faces in the form of NFC technology. Near Field Communication technology (NFC) is a standard for very short range communication up to a few centimetres. It finds various applications ranging from data transfer, secure identification, payments, marketing, healthcare, aviation, hospitality. NFC works at a very short range, mostly by touching the devices that employ NFC. This makes NFC a very easy and viable technology to use. This paper explains the theories behind NFC and then presents a number of compelling applications of NFC for mobile phones, while analysing the associated security threats.

   Smartphone, NFC, NFC tags, NFC reader


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M.N. Akhtar, J.N. AKhtar, O.Hattamleh

Paper Title:

The Study of Fibre Reinforced Fly Ash Lime Stone Dust Bricks With Glass Powder

Abstract:    In the present study, fly ash was used as a raw material for replacing clay for making Fly ash reinforced bricks. The effect of fly ash with high replacement, and different properties of bricks combination were studied. It was found that the compressive strength of Plain Fly Ash and Treated Fly Ash Bricks (FAB, FALB) increases linearly and maximum with 5% coarse sand and 15% sand combination at 10% cement. This increase of compressive strength continues with the addition of 0.25% Plastic fibre in FAB and FALB. However, in the combination of Fly ash Lime stone dust glass powder Brick (FALSDGPB) with and without Plastic fibre the strength achieved to be maximum at 25% stone dust and 25% sand replacement. At the most, the combination of Fibre reinforced Fly ash Lime stone Dust glass powder Brick (25FRFALSDGPB) found to be highest compressive strength with 25% stone dust and sand combination at 10% cement. The strength achieved was nearly close to Indian First class Brick.  

   Brick, compressive strength, Fly ash, Lime.


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S.K. Bisoi, G. Devi

Paper Title:

Multi-Input Multi-Pseudo Floating Gates Used In Circuits

Abstract:    Multi Pseudo floating gates with multi-inputs are used in circuits. The main operation of pseudofloating gates is bidirectional property by control gates.

   The main operation of pseudofloating gates is bidirectional


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M Madhavi, M V R Srivatsava

Paper Title:

Fraud Detection in Banking

Abstract:    as a customer we may face the potential target for fraudulent activities. In the present scenario the customer is the prime victim of all the fraudulent activities that drag him to a great lose. Due to unpredictable nature of mankind, would eventually lead to manipulation of any transactions or they may lead to theft of details. This survey paper deals with the different types of techniques that help to find the fraudulent activities in the banking sector.

   Electronic fraud, Identity theft, Credit/Debit card fraud, Data mining techniques


1.        In the context of this paper “Fraud Detection in Banking Using Data Mining – Neural Networks” the references include
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Sharad R.Mahajan

Paper Title:

Goals and problems in Active Noise and Vibration Control

Abstract:   Noise and vibrations have over the last two decades been regarded as important environmental health problems. Regulations regarding acoustic as well as vibration levels have therefore become more strict. High levels of sound and vibration in different means for personal transportation are often regarded as a important environmental problem. The public alertness of health risks in conjunction with sound and vibration exposure has indirectly, become an important sales argument for manufacturers. Governments and health organizations are already regulating the time and level of sound and vibration that the human body is allowed to be exposed to. These regulations are becoming more and more strict, wherefore new methods for sound and vibration attenuation always are in demand. The new directives from the European Union (EU), from 2005, regarding heavy vehicles (loaders, trucks etc.) constitute an example. Such regulations state that it is not the manufacturer of the heavy vehicle but the employer who has to ensure that the maximum sound and vibration limits, both on a daily and weekly basis, are not exceeded.

   Active Noise.vibrations, Damping materials, traffic noise, surface pavement.


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5.          Presented by Guohua Sun  University of Cincinnati engineering , Aug. 19-22 INTER-NOISE,  the 41st International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering. paper title “Modified Filtered-x LMS Algorithm for Active Control of Vehicle Road Impact Noise,” and co-authors are Mingfeng Li, research associate in UC´s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), and Teik C. Lim, Herman Schneider professor of mechanical engineering.

6.          Automotive Noise Control: Thirty Years of Changing Perspectives, Jim Thompson, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

7.          Jun Lu, Passenger Car Interior Noise Reduction by Laminated Side Glass, Proceedings of Inter-Noise 2002, Institute of Noise Control Engineering. 

8.          O. Tokhi, S. Veres, “Active Sound and Vibration Control - Theory and Applications”,IEE Control Engineering, serier 62, 2002.

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Sagar V. Wankhede, Samir L. Shinde, Amit R. Wasnik

Paper Title:

Modelling of Cu-Al2O3 Metal Matrix Composite Prepared By Powder Metallurgy Route

Abstract:    In recent development of Copper-Alumina metal matrix composites, the applications which need the materials with high thermal and electrical conductivity are attracting researchers interest. Copper matrix was reinforced with Al2O3 particles with varying amounts of Al2O3 by weight were prepared by powder metallurgy (PM) route having size less than 10µm. Copper powder which is electrolytic and atomized of size 45μm are used to fabricate the MMC’s. The powder is blended and compacted at optimized load of 350, 400 & 450MPa to produce green compacts of h|/d ratio in the range 1.1 to 1.5 and sintered in hydrogen reducing atmosphere at temperature of 8000C for 1 hour. and then furnace cooled to room temperature. Wear behaviour of the composite will investigated on a pin-on-disc machine to find out effects of hardness on the composites which prepared by varying the amount of alumina in copper matrix  and compare it with the previous work on the composites.

   Al2O3 MMC’s, 350, 400 & 450MPa


1.                    A. Bakkar and V. Neubert of Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Suez Canal University, P.O. Box 43721, Suez, Egypt during their research work   in 2006
2.                    Subrata Ray, Department of mechanical engineering, IIT, Roorkee , in his paper “MMC-New horizon for metallic materials”

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5.                    R. Melcher, S. Martins, “Fabrication of Al2O3-based composites by indirect 3D-printing”, Materials Letters 60(2006)

6.                    Seung J. Hwang , Jin-hyung Lee, “Mechanochemical synthesis of Cu– Al2O3 nano composites”, Materials Science and Engineering A 405 (2005)

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Maryam Valinejad, Sekineh Vaseghi, Mehran Afzali

Paper Title:

Starter Nitrogen Fertilizer Impact on Soybean Yield and Quality

Abstract:    Though there have been numerous studies on the effect of nitrogen(N) fertilization on soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.], relatively few have investigated early season N application in the environment of the northern of Iran. The objective of this research was to investigate the impact of starter N fertilization on soybean yield and quality. To achieve this objective a field experiment was established, using a split-plot design with three replications. Whole plots were tillage [no-tillage (NT) and conventional tillage (CT)] with starter fertilizer rate as the split plot treatments. Nitrogen was band applied at planting as urea (UR), at rates to supply 0, 16, 32 and 64 kg N /ha.As a result yields were greater for the CT than NT, possibly due to more favorable environmental conditions. Analysis of the experiment showed an average yield increase of 16.4% and 12.2% for the 32 kg N ha rate, compared to the no N treatment in CT and N , with no difference in grain N or oil concentration. This research demonstrates that applying N as starter has the potential to increase soybean yield but this may or may not translate into improved grain quality in the unique environments of the northern of Iran.



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Amirhosein Fathinavid, Maryam Ansari, Elahe Ahmadpour Samani

Paper Title:

A Novel Code Assignment Scheme based on Learning Automata for Clustered Wireless Mobile Ad-hoc Networks

Abstract:    In this paper, we have designed a code assignment algorithm for ad-hoc networks based on CDMA scheme. In this method, inter -cluster interference free communications have been organized. To do this assignment, proposed algorithm which we  name  CDMLA, uses  learning automata concept. The proposed algorithm allocates interference free code to each cluster head with concept of code spatial reuse. This algorithm is performed based on clustering and a learning automaton is assigned to each cluster head. The learning automata residing in each cluster head allocates a code to its cluster head. We have implemented the system in network simulator GloMoSim. Also, we have rigorously evaluated the performance of our proposed solution by performing a variety of experiments through the extensive simulation experiments. The performance of proposed algorithm is measured, and the results are compared with CS-DCA, LACAA and Hybrid-DCA protocols in terms of the number of used codes, code spatial reuse, blocking rate, waiting time for packet transmission and throughput. Simulation results show that the proposed method outperforms the existing methods in terms of almost metrics of interest under the same conditions.

   CDMA, Code assignment Algorithms, Mobile ad-hoc networks, GloMoSim.


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Mahmood T. Yassen, Jawad K. Ali, Ali J. Salim, Seevan F. Abdulkareem, Ali I. Hammoodi and Mohammed R. Hussan

Paper Title:

A Compact Fractal Based Printed Monopole Antenna for WiBro, WiMax and UWB Applications

Abstract:    In this paper a compact Koch fractal based printed monopole antenna has been introduced as a candidate for use in applications in which the WiBro, WiMax, ISM and UWB services are integrated. The monopole radiating element has a rectangular shape with two slots cut from each corner. In addition, the sides of the radiator, except that of the feed line direction, have been modified to be in the form of Koch fractal curve of third iteration. A small rectangular slot has been made in the ground plane beneath the feed line. The antenna has been fed with an offset 50 Ohm microstrip transmission line. Both the antenna and the feed line have been printed on an FR-4 substrate with a thickness of 1.59 mm and relative permittivity of 4.4. Modeling and performance evaluation of the proposed antenna have been carried out using a method of finite integration technique (FIT) based EM simulator, CST Microwave Studio. Simulation results show that the proposed antenna offers an impedance bandwidth, for return loss ≤ –10 dB in the range of 2.3 – 11.5 GHz. Furthermore, the proposed antenna radiating element has a compact size of 20 × 20 mm2.

  Compact fractal antenna, Microstrip transmission line, Printed monopole antenna, Wireless applications. 


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Ashvini Jadhav, Shriniwas Gadage

Paper Title:

To Find Solution for Secure and Fast Data transfer: Improving Network Performance

Abstract:   The theory  of  network  coding  promises significant  benefits in  network  performance,  especially in  lossy networks and  in multicast  and  multipath  scenarios. To realize  these benefits in practice, we  need to understand how coding across packets interacts with the acknowledgment (ACK)-based flow control mechanism that forms a central  part of todays Internet  protocols  such  as transmission control protocol  (TCP). The mechanism for TCP/NC  that incorporates network coding into TCP with only minor changes to the protocol stack,  thereby allowing incremental deployment. how the source transmits linear combinations of packets currently in the congestion window. And new interpretation of ACKs the sink acknowledges every degree of freedom  even  if it does not reveal  an original packet immediately. Thus, new TCP ACK rule takes into account the  network  coding  operations in the  lower layer  and  enables a TCP-compatible sliding-window approach to network  coding.  Coding  essentially masks losses from the congestion control algorithm and  allows TCP/NC to react  smoothly  to losses, resulting  in a novel and effective approach for congestion control over lossy networks such  as wireless  networks

   AES, ACO,  Butterfly Network, TCP/NC


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B.S.Patil, A.H.Karode, S.R.Suralkar

Paper Title:

Image Steganography Based on Entropy Thresholding Scheme

Abstract:    In this paper, we present image steganography based on entropy thresholding scheme via digital images that contains redundant information can be used as covers or carrier to hide secrete message. After embedding a secrete message into the cover image so called stego image is obtained. We introduce a new forensic tool that can reliably detect distortion due to steganography and watermarking and modify those images that were originally stored in the JPEG format. Due to JPEG compression we get unique fingerprints and used as a “fragile watermark” enabling us to detect changes as small as modifying the LSB of one randomly chosen pixel. The detection of changes is based on investigating the compatibility of 88 blocks of pixels with JPEG compression with a given quantization matrix. The use of local criteria to choose where to hide data can potentially cause de-synchronization of the encoder and decoder. This synchronization problem is solved by the use of powerful, but simple-to-implement, erasures and errors correcting codes, which also provide robustness against a variety of attacks. The proposed system is used to hides large volume of data in an image as well as it will limit the perceivable distortion that might occur in an image while processing it. This project has an advantage over other information security software because the hidden text is in the form of images, which are not obvious text information carriers. The main advantage of this project is a simple, powerful and user-friendly GUI that plays a very large role in the success of the application.

   Steganography, data hiding, jpeg, DCT


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3.          Suresh Mali & Pradip Patil, “Robust And Secured image adaptive Data Hiding”, Faculties from VIT COE Pune 2011.

4.          Kevin Curran, Internet Technologies Research Group, “An Evaluation of Image Based Steganography Methods” University of Ulster Karen Bailey, Institute of Technology, Letterkenny, Ireland , International Journal of Digital Evidence    Fall 2003, Volume 2, Issue 2.

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11.       Chin-Chen Chang, “High Capacity data hiding in JPEG-Compressed images”, Information, 2004, Vol. 15, No. 1, 127–142

12.       Jessica Fridrich, MiroslavGoljan, Rui Du, “Steganalysis Based on JPEG Compatibility”, Centre for Intelligent Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton.

13.       Prof. Akhil Khare, Meenu Kumari,  Pallavi Khare, “Efficient Algorithm  For Digital Image Steganography”, journal of information 2009 to 10 vol.1 ISSN 0975-6728

14.       Marc Van Droogenbroeck And JérômeDelvaux, “An Entropy Based Technique For Information Embedding In Images”, Proc.3rd IEEE Benelux Signal Processing Symposium (SPS-2002), Leuven, Belgium, March 21–22, 2002

15.       R.O.EI Safy, “An Adaptive Steganographic Technique Based on Integer Wavelet Transform”, Faculty of Engineering, Brenham University 2009. Pg. No. 111-117




D.Phani Kumar, G.Rosline Nesakumari, S.Maruthu Perumal

Paper Title:

Contrast Based Color Watermarking using Lagrange Polynomials Interpolation in Wavelet Domain

Abstract:    Vigorous watermarking with unconscious detection is necessary to realistic copyright protection of digital images. Digital watermarking includes a number of approaches that are used to undetectably communicate the information by embedding it into the original data. The proposed robust and blind color based watermarking scheme is embeds color watermarks in color images using Langrage Polynomial Interpolation (LPI) in wavelet domain. Successful development of uniqueness of proposed method helps to develop a watermarking scheme that fulfills the requirement. The proposed watermarking technique embeds only the watermark key in the diagonal part of the image. The watermark is a color logo and it not going to embed into the image.  Only a tiny quantity of information is required to extract the watermark key. From the watermark key easily can retrieved original color watermark from the watermarked image. The watermark key was generated by using chaotic mapping technique. Experimental results show that the proposed watermarking scheme is computationally uncomplicated and fairly robust and good quality image

   chaotic mapping, wavelet, watermark key, Langrage Polynomial Interpolation (LPI)


1.       Aruna Mittal, Object Oriented Steganography using Skin Tone Detection and RSA Encryption Scheme, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), India Online ISSN: 2319-7064.
2.       Ibrahim, R. and Kuan, T. S., Steganography Imaging (SIS): Hiding Secret Message inside an Image. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, 2010, San Francisco, USA.

3.       Karnpriya Vyas, Kirti Sethiya, Sonu Jain: Implementation of Digital Watermarking Using MATLAB Software, COMPUSOFT an International journal of advanced computer technology.

4.       Pratibha Sharma, Shanti Swami: Digital Image Watermarking Using 3 level Discrete Wavelet Transform, Conference on Advances in Communication and Control Systems 2013 (CAC2S 2013)

5.       G.RoslineNesakumari, Dr.V.Vijayakumar, Dr.B.V.Ramana Reddy : Generation of An Efficient Digital Watermark Key Based on Honey Comb Polynomial Interpolation Approach, International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security.

6.       L. Robert, T. Shanmugapriya, A Study on Digital Watermarking Techniques, International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, 2009.

7.       Shang-Lin Hsieh, I-Ju Tsai, Bin-Yuan Huang, and Jh-Jie Jian, Protecting  Copyrights of Color Images using a Watermarking Scheme Based on Secret Sharing and Wavelet Transform, Journal of Multimedia, vol. 3, No. 4, 2008, pp. 42-49.

8.       A.M. Fard, M. Akbarzadeh-T and F. Varasteh-A, “A New Genetic Algorithm Approach for Secure JPEG Steganography”, in: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Intelligent Systems, 22-23 April 2006, pp. 1-6.

9.       Er-Hsien Fu, Literature Survey on Digital Image Watermarking, EE381K Multidimensional Signal Processing, 1998.

10.     G. Rosline Nesa Kumari, B. Vijaya Kumar, L.Sumalatha, and Dr V. V. Krishna, Secure and Robust Digital Watermarking on Grey Level Images, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 2009.

11.     Guanrong Chen, Yaobin Mao, Charles K. Chui, A symmetric image encryption scheme based on 3D chaotic cat maps, Science Direct, Chaos, Solutions and Fractals.

12.     Chittaranjan Pradhan,, Shibani Rath, Ajay Kumar Bisoi, Non Blind Digital Watermarking Technique Using DWT and Cross Chaos, 2nd International Conference on Communication, Computing & Security [ICCCS-2012]

13.     G. Rosline Nesakumari, S. Rajendran, Dr.V. Vijayakumar, ―Integrated Normalized Content System for Efficient Watermarking, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 53-No.15 , Sept, 2012.

14.     Baisa L. Gunjal, R.R. Manthalkar, An overview of transform domain robust digital image watermarking algorithms, Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and
Information Sciences, 2010.

15.     Manjit Thapa Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sood Meenakshi Sharma , Digital Watermarking: Current Status and Key Issues, International journal of Advances in Computer Networks and its security.

16.     Jiankun Hu , Fengling Han, ―A pixel-based scrambling scheme for digital medical images protection, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Published by Elsevier Ltd.,2009.

17.     Xiang-Yang Wang , Zi-Han Xu , Hong-Ying Yang, ―A robust image watermarking algorithm using SVR detection, Expert Systems with Applications, Published by Elsevier Ltd.,2009.

18.     Musheer Ahmad, M. Shamsher Alam, A New Algorithm of Encryption and Decryption of Images Using Chaotic Mapping, /International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, Vol.2(1), 2009

19.     Zhao Yuxia, Fan Jingbo, A Double- function Digital Watermarking Algorithm Based on Chaotic System and LWT, 2012 International Conference on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.




Pradnya A. Shirsath, Vijay Kumar Verma

Paper Title:

Mining Frequent Pattern Form Large Dynamic Database with Time Granularities to Improve Efficiency

Abstract:    Incremental algorithms can manipulate the results of earlier mining to derive the final mining output in various businesses [1, 2, 3]. This study proposes a new algorithm, called the new approach for efficiently incrementally mining frequent pattern from large Dynamic database. Proposed approach is a backward method that only requires scanning incremental database. Rather than rescanning the original database for some new generated frequent itemsets in the incremental database, we add the occurrence counts of newly generated frequent itemsets and delete infrequent itemsets obviously. Thus, new proposed approach need not rescan the original database and to discover newly generated frequent itemsets. Proposed approach generates fewer candidates, reduces complex calculation and has good scalability as compared to the previous methods.   

   Thus, new proposed approach need not rescan the original database and to discover newly generated frequent itemsets.


1.       J. Han, M. Kamber, “Data mining, Concepts and techniques”, Academic Press, pp 21-34, 2003.
2.       David Hand, Heikki Mannila and Padhraic Smyth, “ Principles of Data Mining and  Incremental Association Rule Mining Using Promising Frequent Itemset Algorithm”

3.       Arun K. Pujari, “Data mining Techniques”, University Press (India) Private Limited, pp 2-6, 2006

4.       D. Hand, H. Mannila, P. Smyth, “Principles of Data Mining”, Prentice Hall of India, pp 141-150, 2004

5.       Pauray S.M. Tsai , Chih-Chong Lee , and Arbee L.P. Chen An “Efficient Approach for Incremental Association Rule Mining”, Department of Information Management, Ming Hsin Institute of Technology, Hsin-Feng, Hsinchu 304, Taiwan, R.O.C

6.       William Cheung and Osmar R. Zaïane, “Incremental Mining of Frequent Patterns Without Candidate Generation or Support Constraint”,  University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

7.       Rahman, Mohammad.M AL-Widyan Philadelphia, “Reduce Scanning Time Incremental Algorithm (RSTIA) of Association rules”, Academic Research International2, September Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2011 University, Amman, JORDAN.

8.       Wei-Guang Teng and Ming-Syan Chen, “ Incremental Mining on Association Rules”, Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

9.       Anour F.A. Dafa-Alla, Ho Sun Shon, “Incremental Mining of General Temporal Association Rules”, Journal of Information Processing Systems, Vol.6, No.2, June 2010.

10.     Mohammed J. Zaki , Karam Gouda, “GenMax: An Efficient Algorithm for Mining Maximal Frequent Itemsets”.

11.     Weiqiang Lin Mehmet A. Orgun,  “An Overview of Temporal Data Mining”, The Australasian Data Mining Workshop

12.     Wei Wang, Jiong Yang Richard Muntz, “ TAR: Temporal Association Rules on Evolving Numerical Attributes”, T.J. Watson Research Centers IBM

13.     Keshri Verma O P Vyas, “Temporal Association Rule Using Without Candidate Generation”,  3rd International caliber - 2005, cochin, 2-4 february, 2005, © inflibnet centre, ahmedabad

14.     Litvak Marina Temporal Mining Algorithms: Generalization and Performance Improvements The research work for this thesis has been carried out at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev under the supervision of Prof. Ehud Gudes November 2004

15.     Yingjiu Li Peng Ning X. Sean Wang Sushil Jajodia,  “Discovering Calendar-based Temporal Association Rules”, the work was partially supported by ARO under contract number DAAG-55-98-1-0302. Work of Wang was also partially supported by the NSF Career award 9875114.

16.     Chelliah Balasubramanian, Karuppaswamy Duraiswamy, “A mining method for tracking changes in temporal association rules from an encoded database”, Chelliah Balasubramanian et al International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering Vol.1(1), 2009, 1-8

17.     Mohsin Naqvi, Kashif Hussain, Sohail Asghar, Simon Fong, “Mining Temporal Association Rules with Incremental Standing for Segment Progressive Filter 1”, Center of Research in Data Engineering (CORDE), Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan




Ahmed Gamal Aly, Nevine Makram labib

Paper Title:

Proposed Model of GIS - Based Cloud Computing Architecture for Emergency System

Abstract:    Recent emergency situations in the world display the inclination that the occurrence frequency of natural catastrophes is anticipated to increase in future. Thus new approaches for crisis administration need to be elaborated based on the newest IT expansion. Cloud computing is advised as possible way to smaller the cost and complexity of computing by supplying applications that run on the Internet. This paper discus proposed GIS-model based Cloud computing for emergency management.  GIS application has been implemented for earthquakes prediction and earthquakes emergency management based Cloud computing platform (Microsoft Windows Azure). Performance of GIS application has been measured in different platform one of them based on Cloud technology and the other local host.

   cloud computing, emergency management, GIS, windows azure. 


1.          Leonid V. Stoimenov, Member, IAENG, Aleksandar Lj. Milosavljević, and Aleksandar S. Stanimirović, "GIS as a Tool in Emergency Management Process", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2007 Vol I, London, UK. pp. 238-242.
2.          Borko Furht , Armando Escalante, “Handbook of Cloud Computing”, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010, pp.3-4.

3.          Esri:

4.          Suraj Pandey,” Cloud Computing Technology & GIS Applications”,  The 8th Asian Symposium on Geographic Information Systems From Computer & Engineering
View (ASGIS 2010), ChongQing, China, April 22-24, 2010.

5.          Yang Xiaoqiang, Deng Yuejin, “Exploration of Cloud Computing Technologies for Geographic Information Services”, Sponsored by the project of National 863 plan, program number: 2007AA120501.

6.          Asma BEN LETAIFA,  Amel HAJI, Maha JEBALIA, Sami TABBANE, “State of the Art and Research Challenges of new services architecture technologies: Virtualization, SOA and Cloud Computing”, International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing”, Vol. 3,  No. 4, December 2010, pp. 69-88.

7.          J. Lakshmi,  Sathish S. Vadhiyar , “Cloud Computing: A Bird’s Eye View”, Cloud Computing-TR01 SERC, IISc., Bangalore, September 2011.

8.          Muzafar Ahmad Bhat, Razeef Mohd Shah, Bashir Ahmad, Inayat Rasool Bhat, “Cloud Computing: A Solution to Information Support Systems (ISS)”, International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 11,  No.5, December 2010.

9.          J. Noltes, “Data Location Compliance In Cloud Computing”, Master thesis, Document Number: EEMCS – 0089990, University of Twenty, August 2011.

10.       Kai Hwang, Geoffrey Fox, and Jack Dongarra, “Cloud Architecture and Datacenter Design”, (57 pages) in Distributed Computing: Clusters, Grids and Clouds, Ch.7, May 2010.

11.       NASCIO Cloud Computing Series: http://

12.       GIS Cloud Platform: http:// /lang/en/news/gis-cloud-platform/

13.       Ahmet İlhan AYŞAN, Hikmet YİĞİT, Güray YILMAZ, “GIS Applications in Cloud Computing Platform and Recent Advances”, IEEE, 2011.

14.       Windows Azure:

15.       Esri: /arcgis/help/overview_api.htm




Digambar Y. Yedage, Anand Bone

Paper Title:

Efficient Software Architecture through Prototyping Approach

Abstract:    Most of the software industries are focusing on the saving cost in the area of the development and maintenance of the project. The focus is on analysis of JSP, Struts, Spring MVC and Hibernate frameworks for development of the application and the prototype. As per the customers requirement developers has to perform the development task within specified time. Once the software project requirements are clear from the customer, the requirement analysis phase is carried out before the start of the design. In the design phase, the developer is not aware of what are the technologies getting involved. Before starting of the actual development phase, customer wants to see the prototype of an application. This needs to be show cased as the prototype of the application. The prototype development is the predevelopment phase which is an important phase in the software development life cycle. The customer will approve the prototype and then actual development will start.This is the most efficient way of developing the software architecture.

   Prototype, Efficient software architecture, Software Architecture, JSP Custom tag and Hibernate.


1.       Efficient Access to Hibernate Through JSP Powered by a New Tag Library, Pubudu Gunawardena, 99X Research, 99X Technology, 2012
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3.       H. Bergsten. Java Server Pages. O’Reilly Media, 2003, pp. 1-28

4.       JBoss Community. Relational Persistence for Java and .NET. [Online].

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6.       C. Bauer and G. King. Java Persistence with Hibernate. Manning, 2009, pp. 4-10

7.       B. Basham et al. “Script-free pages” in Head First Servlets and JSP. O’Reilly Media, 2004, pp. 341-348

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13.     F. Ricca, P. Tonella, and Ira D. Baxter, "Web Application Transformations based on Rewrite Rules", Information and Software Technology., vol. 44, n. 13, pp. 811-825, October 2002

14.     N. Synytskyy, J.R. Cordy and T.R.Dean, “Resolution of Static Clones in Dynamic Web Pages”, Proc. WSE 2003, IEEE 5th International Workshop on Web Site Evolution, Amsterdam, p49-58, September 2003.

15.     S. Xu and T. Dean, “Modernizing Java Server- Pages”, being submitted to WSE 2005




Anupama A Chavan, Vijay Kumar Verma

Paper Title:

Mining Functional Dependency from Relational Databases by Removing Redundant Candidates

Abstract:     Discovery of functional dependencies from relational data base has been identified as an important database analysis technique. In this paper, we present a new approach for finding functional dependencies from large databases, based on partitioning the set of rows with respect to their attribute values. The discovery of functional dependencies is easy and efficient due to use of partitions, and the wrong or exceptional rows can be recognized easily. By using this we can eliminate equivalence attribute and redundant dependency. For standard databases the running times are better by several orders of degree over previously published results. The proposed algorithm is also works well for larger datasets than the previous methods.

   Functional dependencies, closure of set, redundancy, normalization


1.       Jixue Liu, Jiuyong Li, Chengfei Liu, and Yong Feng Chen “Discover dependencies from Data—A review” IEEE transactions on knowledge and data engineering, vol. 24, no. 2, February 2012
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3.       Nittaya Kerdprasop and Kittisak Kerdprasop “Functional dependency discovery via Bayes net analysis” recent researches in computational techniques, non-linear systems and control ISBN: 978-1-61804-011

4.       Y.V.Sreevani, T. Venkat Narayana Rao   “Identification and Evaluation of Functional Dependency Analysis using Rough sets for Knowledge Discovery “ (IJACSA)
International journal of advanced computer science and applications, vol. 1, no. 5, November 2010

5.       Jalal Atoum, Dojanah Bader and Larafat Awajan “Mining functional dependency from relational databases using equivalent classes and minimal cover “ Journal of computer science 4 (6): 421-426, 2008 ISSN 1549-3636© 2008 science publications

6.       H. Yao, H.J. Hamilton and Cory J Butz “FD_Mine: Discovering Functional Dependencies in a database Using Eqivalences,” J. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 197-219, 2008

7.       H. Yao and H.J. Hamilton, “Mining Functional Dependenciesfrom Data,” J. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 197-219, 2008.

8.       St_ephane Lopes, Jean-Marc Petit, and Lot_ Lakhal “Dep-Miner  Effective Discovery of Functional Dependencies and Armstrong Relations” Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000, pp. 350-364

9.       N. Novelli and R. Cicchetti, “Fun: An Efficient Algorithm for Mining Functional and Embedded Dependencies” Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 1973, 2001, pp 189-203

10.     Y. Huhtala, J. Karkkainen, P. Porkka, and H. Toivonen, “Tane : An Efficient Algorithm for Discovering Functional and Approximate Dependencies,” Computer J., vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 100-111, 1999.

11.     Vijay Verma and Pradeep Sharma,” Data Dependencies Mining In Database by Removing Equivalent Attributes” IJCSE, Vol.-1, Issue-1, July 2013

12.     Avi Silberschatz , Henry F. Korth ,S. Sudarshan,”Databse System Concepts, Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill  ISBN 0-07-352332-1




Zaveri Juhi Mukesh, A.A.Shinde

Paper Title:

Absorbance Measurement of Dilute Chemical Solutions

Abstract:    Within the past few years a number of different designs of photoelectric calorimeters have been described in the literature. This paper addresses the absorbance measurement of visible light through different sample solutions at different range of wavelengths by using different colour filter and the results have been compared with the absorbance values obtained by a digital colorimeter. The Absorbance measurement has then been shown on an 16x2 LCD display by use of a PIC16F877a microcontroller.

   LED, LDR, colorimeter, absorbance, filter, wavelength, LCD, Microcontroller.


1.          G.MACKINNEY “Absorption of light by Chlorophyll Solutions”, University of California, Berkley, March 13, 2006
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K.V.Krishnasastry, V.Seshagirirao, Abhishek Kuravi

Paper Title:

Minimization of Delamination Factor in Drilling Of Reinforced Carbon-Carbon (RCC) Composite Material by Applying Taguchi Method

Abstract:    Nowadays, The Reinforced Carbon-Carbon (RCC) Composite material is gaining significant place among the various engineering materials. The light weight and high strength composite is finding its way in recent advanced applications like Medical, Space, Defence and Bio related fields. The growing use of this composite in these advanced industries has created inquisitiveness among researchers and prompted them to study about developing technology for machining of these composites, especially with respect to the drilling operation.  Drilling is the most frequently used material removal process and the production of a good quality hole will enhance the quality of the final product. The quality of hole of a composite depends on delamination mechanism and the increase in delamination factor reduces the quality of the product.This paper presents the application of Taguchi method to determine the suitable values of drilling parameters of RCC for the minimization of delamination factor.Taguchi technique emphasizes the importance of studying the response characteristic variation using S/N ratio, resulting minimization of variation in quality characteristic due to uncontrollable parameters.  High Speed Steel tool is used for drilling the work piece material, i.e. RCC composite on a CNC machine.

   Carbon-Carbon composites, RCC, CFRC, S/N ratio, Drilling operation, Orthogonal Array, Design of experiments.


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3.       K. V. Krishnasastry, S. Dhanalakshm., V. Seshagirirao, K. Palanikumar, “Characteristics of re-inforced Carbon-Carbon. In Frontiers in Automobile and Mechanical Engineering (FAME), IEEE, 2010, pp. 12-15.

4.       Krishan.K.Chawla. “Composite materials Science and Engineering,”ed.2. New Delhi:Springer, 2008.

5.       K. V. Krishnasastry, S. Dhanalakshm., V. Seshagirirao, K. Palanikumar, “CFRC- A new millennium composite material,” Recent advances in mechanical engineering, Int. Conf. Chennai, 2011. pp.32-36.

6.       K. V. Krishnasastry, V. Seshagirirao, “Carbon fibre reinforced CARBON (CFRC)-A SPECIAL material,”Pressure Vessels and Piping,Int. conf. Chennai 2013, pp120-86.

7.       J.R.Ferriera, “Characteristics of carbon-carbon composite turning,”  J. Mater. Proc.Tech, Vol.109, 2001, pp. 65-71.

8.       P. M. George, B. Raghunath., L. M.  Manocha, A. M Warrier, “EDM machining of carbon-carbon composite – a Taguchi approach”, Vol. 145.

9.       P. J. Ross, “Taguchi Techniques for Quality Engineering,”New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004, pp. 66-71.

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11.     U.A. Khashaba, “Drilling analysis of chopped composites,” Composites: Part A, 38(2007): pp. 61-70.

12.     U.A. Khashaba, “Delamination in drilling GFR-Thermoset composites,”  J.Comps. struc. 2004. 63. PP. 329-338.

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P.H.V.Sesha Talpa Sai, J.V.Ramana Rao, Devarayapalli K.C., K.V.Sharma

Paper Title:

Preparation and Characterization of TiO2-SiO2 Sol-Gel Anti Reflection Coatings on Multi Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Abstract:    Nano scale TiO2 and TiO2–SiO2 mixed solutions have been prepared using sol-gel process and are deposited on multi crystalline silicon solar cell by spray process. Subsequent annealing is carried out to obtain amorphous crystalline structure of TiO2 and to form crack free and homogeneous coating of TiO2–SiO2 mixed layer. The coated cells are characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy and Energy dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS). Electrical parameters are estimated to observe the enhancement of conversion efficiencies of the coated cells. Results obtained shows that the cell coated with mixed solution of TiO2–SiO2 gives better performance than the cell coated with TiO2 solution. It is due to the introduction of SiO2 particles during the synthesis of TiO2 which enhances the optical and electrical properties of the thin film coat of the compound solution. Subsequent annealing after the coatings helps in forming homogeneous layer with reduced cracks on the  surface and increased conversion efficiency of the multi crystalline silicon solar cell.

   Multi crystalline silicon solar cell, Sol-Gel, TiO2, TiO2-SiO2.


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9.       H.J.Bae, S.M. Kang, T.S. Kim, D.H.Yoon, “one step sol-gel method for the formation of etch free texturing anti-reflection coatings and p-n junction for silicon solar cells”, Thin solid films, 519, 2011, 4714-4716. 

10.     Barbara Swatowska, Tomasz Stapinski, Kazimierz Drabczyk, Piotr Panek, “ The role of antireflective coatings in silicon solar cells – the influence on their electrical parameters” Optica Applicata, Vol. XLI,  2011, 487-492.

11.     Per Nostell, Arne Roos, Bjorn Karlsson, “optical and mechanical properties of sol-gel antireflective films for solar energy applications” Thin solid films, 351, 1999, 170-175.

12.     C.Martinet, V.Paillard, A.Gagnaire, J.Joseph, “Deposition of SiO2 and TiO2 thin films by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition for antireflection coating” Journal of non-crystalline Solids,  216, 1997, 77 -82.

13.     Jinkuk Kim, Jejun Park, Ji hwa Hong, Sung jin Choi, Gi Hwan Kang, Gwon Jong Yu, Nam Soo Kim, Hee-eun Song, “Double antireflection coating layer with silicon nitride and silicon oxide for crystalline silicon solar cell” J Electroceram, 30, 2013, 41-45. 

14.     P.H.V.Sesha Talpa Sai, J.V.Ramana Rao, Devarayapalli K.C., K.V.Sharma, “Synthesis and application of multi layer anti-reflection coating by sol-gel process for multi crystalline silicon solar cell” submitted for publication. 




Nikita Bhatia, Richa Srivastava

Paper Title:

Two Tier Data Compression Method for Real- Time Databases

Abstract:    Modern day applications handle large volumes of data. These applications involve real-time data manipulations to be carried within time constraints. So real-time databases are used in most of the real-time applications. For efficient utilisation of database, with no compromise on speed, various compression methods are used to compress the data in a real-time database. In this paper, we propose a two-stage compression process. This process uses two algorithms- Swinging Door algorithm and LZSH algorithm. The survey indicates that this two stage compression results in highly compressed data. The compression time is always less than the database computational time.

   Real-time database, Data Compression, Swinging Door algorithm, LZSH algorithm.


1.       Web course on “Real-time Databases” Version 2, CSE, IIT Kharagpur
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3.       Edgar H. Bristol, “Data compression for display and storage”, US4669097 A, The Foxboro Company, May 1987

4.       Si-huiShu, Yi Shu, “A Two-Stage Data Compression Method For Real-time Database”, 3rd International Conference on System Science, Engineering Design and Manufacturing Informatization, 2012




Dharmendra Patidar, Nitin Jain

Paper Title:

Classification of Image by Combining Wavelet Transform and Neural Network

Abstract:    Image classification plays an important role in many tasks, which is still a challenging problem