International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications

Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2020

  • Estimation of Runoff and Sediment Yield Using SWAT Model: The Case of Katar Watershed, Rift Valley Lake Basin of Ethiopia

    Dulo Husen, Brook Abate

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 125-134
    Received: 16 September 2020
    Accepted: 28 September 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    Abstract: Estimating runoff and sediment yield at watershed level is important for better understanding of hydrologic processes and identifying hotspot area by using Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) model for intervention strategies. From the result of Global sensitivity analysis, 12 highly sensitive parameters identified. The obtained results were sati... Show More
  • Formulation of Design Concepts of Complex Technical Tools and Technological Processes of Plant Cultivation

    Daba Nimaevich Radnaev, Yuri Antonovich Sergeev, Andrei Alexandrovich Abiduev, Sergei Vasilievich Petunov

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 135-138
    Received: 3 February 2020
    Accepted: 10 November 2020
    Published: 24 November 2020
    Abstract: Nowadays both agricultural science and practice possess a great amount of experimental data that should be taken into account during the process of development of new technological procedures and working tools. Consequently, the necessity of designing of technical processes appears in order to identify their effectiveness. That is why appliance of ... Show More
  • Numerical Investigation of the Performance of Solar Collectors

    Muhammad Ayaz Akbar, Hafiz Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Mubashir Naveed, Hafiz Abdul Saboor, Dr. Tareq Manzoor

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 139-144
    Received: 9 November 2020
    Accepted: 26 November 2020
    Published: 4 December 2020
    Abstract: Solar energy is the most abundant form of energy on this planet. In Europe and other countries with relatively low temperatures, where hot water is one of the basic needs for human beings, solar collectors are used to fulfilling their needs. In this paper performance of the solar collector will be analyzed using ANSYS software. Under specific condi... Show More
  • Some Aspects Regarding Torque Study and Elaboration of the Blades Orientation Mechanism for Microhydropower Plant

    Bostan Viorel, Bostan Ion, Dulgheru Valeriu, Ciobanu Oleg

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 145-153
    Received: 3 November 2020
    Accepted: 16 November 2020
    Published: 8 December 2020
    Abstract: The analysis of hydraulic energy conversion systems has demonstrated the opportunity for the development of water kinetic energy conversion systems compared to potential energy conversion systems. Insistent searches of authors have led to the design and licensing of some advanced technical solutions for outflow micro hydroelectric power plants. The... Show More