International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020

  • A Mobile Device Controlled Colonoscope

    Corey Sheerer, Jung Hun Choi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 14 October 2019
    Accepted: 23 December 2019
    Published: 8 January 2020
    Abstract: The background: Colorectal cancer is a prevalent and deadly disease that is further emerging within our society. As knowledge about this disease becomes more widespread, increasing demand for screening and high standards arises. This creates a need for a device which can be more easily mastered by physicians to achieve competency, as well as reduce... Show More
  • Characterization of Single Enset Fiber Tensile Properties Using Optimal Experimental Design and Digital Image Correlation Technique

    Abebayehu Abdela, Mark Versteyhe, Fasil Taddese

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 8-15
    Received: 13 March 2019
    Accepted: 31 December 2019
    Published: 9 January 2020
    Abstract: With the majority of the world’s fiber use relying on wood, cotton and petrochemicals, the use of alternative fiber sources in manufacturing is rapidly gaining importance in reaching the Sustainable Development Goal’s on innovation and responsible production. Lucidly, Enset is a main staple crop in southern and central Ethiopia where the pulp is fe... Show More
  • A Fault Detection Approach Using Variational Mode Decomposition, L-kurtosis and Random Decrement Technique for Rotating Machinery

    Hui Liu, Zhiyu Shi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 16-26
    Received: 6 January 2020
    Accepted: 21 January 2020
    Published: 31 January 2020
    Abstract: Fault detection of rotating machinery under heavy noise background, is a significant but difficult issue, and traditional fault detection approaches are difficult to apply. To address this problem, a novel approach that combines variational mode decomposition (VMD), L-Kurtosis and random decrement technique (RDT) is proposed, which procedures are s... Show More
  • An Intelligent Regenerative Braking Strategy for Power-split Hybrid Electric Vehicle

    Quoc-Viet Huynh, Ly Vinh Dat, Khanh-Tan Le

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 20 December 2019
    Accepted: 17 January 2020
    Published: 13 February 2020
    Abstract: Nowadays, hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a popularly vehicle due to its advances such as reducing fossil fuel consumption and emissions that affect on environment. Brake energy regeneration system is essential part in HEV and electric vehicle. It assists HEV in reducing fuel consumption and pollution emission. Regenerative braking system aims to ... Show More
  • Intermodal Transport as the Main Driver for Improving Logistics Costs - A Study of Viet Nam - Based Logistics Service Users

    Ho Thi Thu Hoa, Le Van Thanh, Chu Thi Hue, Mai Van Thanh, Bui Van Hung

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: 7 November 2019
    Accepted: 13 January 2020
    Published: 17 February 2020
    Abstract: Intermodality has become a major component of the systems approach to business, which is an integral part of what is commonly called “logistics management”. Another benefit of intermodality has been the cooperation between government and private enterprise in reducing unnecessary documentation, enabling goods in transit to keep pace with demand, en... Show More
  • Research Based on Lee Algorithm and Genetic Algorithm of the Automatic External Pipe Routing of the Aircraft Engine

    Qian Zhou, Yanjie Lv

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 16 January 2020
    Accepted: 7 February 2020
    Published: 20 February 2020
    Abstract: The casing of aeroengine has the characteristics of rotating surface, and more than one hundred pipes are decorated between the casing and outer surface of the nacelle. For the narrow space and various constraints of pipe routing, manual pipe routing is not only labor intensive, but also difficult to ensure the accuracy. To resolve the problem of a... Show More