International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications

Special Issue

Transportation Engineering Technology — Part Ⅱ

  • Submission Deadline: 30 October 2016
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Vo Trong Cang
About This Special Issue
Aerospace and Transportation Engineering Technology involves the design, manufacture and upkeep of aircraft, spacecraft and all types of transportation mean. Aerospace and Transportation engineering deals with the design, construction, and study of the science behind the forces and physical properties of crafts, vessels and vehicles. The field also covers their aero-hydrodynamic characteristics and behaviors, airfoil, control surfaces, lift, drag, and other properties. It is immensely important in the present day world. This special issue is intended to attract submissions of research papers concerning the materials and technologies in aerospace and transportation engineering. We look forward to original research papers involving latest discoveries and improvements in this area.

Aims and Scope:
1. Materials chemistry, structure and synthesis for aerospace (AE), marine system (MS) and transportation (TR) engineering
2. Functional materials for AE, MS, TR engineering
3. New technologies and design for AE, MS, TR and combustion systems
4. Modeling and simulation in AE, MS, TR engineering
5. Synthetic fuels and biofuels for power engineering
6. Energy policies and strategies related to AE, MS, TR engineering
7. Applications of AE, MS, TR technology
8. Technological innovation in aviation and transportation

This Special Issue consists of two parts, for more details about these parts, take a reference to:

Part 1:

Part 2:

Lead Guest Editor
  • Vo Trong Cang

    Faculty of Transportation Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Guest Editors
  • Nguyen Huu Huong

    Faculty of Automobile Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transportation, Binh Thanh, Vietnam

  • Habib Hadj Mabrouk

    French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks, Cité Descartes, France

  • Teodor Lucian Grigorie

    Department of Electric, Energetic and Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania

  • Nguyen-Xuan Phuong

    Faculty of Navigation, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

  • Akshey Bhargava

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Global Institute of Engineering and Technology, JLNT University, Jaipur, India

  • Tran Cong Nghi

    Faculty of Naval Architecture and Offshore Construction, HCM City University of Transportation, HoChiMinh city, Vietnam

  • Le Thi-Tuyet-Nhung

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ha Noi University of Science & Technology, Hai Ba Trung, Vietnam

  • Dang Thien Ngon

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology and Education, Thu Duc, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Van-Trang

    Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Thu Duc, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Huu Huong

    Faculty of Transportation Engineering, HCM city University of Technology, HoChiMinh city, Vietnam

  • Vu ngoc Bich

    Department of Science Technology - R&D, Hochiminh city University of Transportation, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Thach

    Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Published Articles
  • Vendor Selection Risk Management Framework in Automotive Industry

    Kamran Mohtasham , Faieza Abdul Aziz , Mohd Khairol Anuar B. Mohd Ariffin

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 57-66
    Received: 11 October 2016
    Accepted: 13 October 2016
    Published: 7 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.19
    Abstract: Disruption of the supply chain can happen at any level of the process; therefore, investigation on the possible risks in the supply chain is inevitable in any SCM activity. Supplier failure is a major threat to the supply chain and to ensure proper vendor selection, this study aimed to establish a vendor selection procedure that can reduce the risk... Show More
  • Objectives of Meeting Movements - Application for Ship in Maneuvering

    Nguyen Xuan Phuong , Vu Ngoc Bich

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 49-56
    Received: 6 April 2015
    Accepted: 29 April 2015
    Published: 18 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.18
    Abstract: The paper devotes the formulation of the problem of optimizing the oncoming traffic and gives a description of the concept and control system that implements the navigation of ships in maneuvers. In nautical practice, the ship has been encountered in the special situations, such as: avoiding collision, maintaining the time arriving the pilot statio... Show More
  • Geometrical Optimization of Top-Hat Structure Subject to Axial Low Velocity Impact Load Using Numerical Simulation

    Hung Anh Ly , Hiep Hung Nguyen , Thinh Thai-Quang

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 40-48
    Received: 19 April 2015
    Accepted: 4 May 2015
    Published: 13 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.17
    Abstract: Crashworthiness is one of the most important criteria in vehicle design. A crashworthy design will reduce the injury risk to the occupants and ensure their safety. In structure design, the energy absorption and dispersion capacity are typical characteristics of crashworthy structure. This research continues the previous studies, focuses on analyzin... Show More
  • A Statement of Problems of the Ship Control in the Head-on Navigation

    Nguyen Xuan Phuong , Vu Ngoc Bich

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: 3 March 2015
    Accepted: 27 March 2015
    Published: 13 April 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.16
    Abstract: Navigation is an object of control. The studies are effect when they have found the features of vessels and given the navigation technologies and control algorithms. This paper devotes the statement of problems of the control by a meeting of movements on a sailing vessel.
  • Perspective of Environment-Friendly Materials in Small Boats Manufactured in Vietnam

    Vu Ngoc Bich , Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hoa , Nguyen Ngoc Tuan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 29-33
    Received: 3 March 2015
    Accepted: 23 March 2015
    Published: 31 March 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.15
    Abstract: The using of new environmentally friendly materials in the small boat manufacturing is an appropriate direction, consistent with the general trend of the times, as well as the domestic transport demands and defense needs. This article presents the problems of the Copolymer Polypropylene (PPC) plastic materials as to apply on to the boat-building in... Show More
  • Dynamic Analysis of Rotor-Ball Bearing System of Air Conditioning Motor of Electric Vehicle

    Van-Trang Nguyen , Pyung Hwang

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 22-28
    Received: 8 February 2015
    Accepted: 8 February 2015
    Published: 14 February 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.14
    Abstract: Nowadays, electric vehicles (EV) present a promising solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They are considered zero emission vehicles. Rotor bearing system is important part of air conditioning motor of EV. The aim of this research is to develop a numerical model to investigate the structural dynamic response of the rigid rotor supported on ... Show More
  • A Design of Novel Valve Train System for Cylinder Deactivation in SI Engines

    Ly Vinh Dat. , Le Nam Anh , Tran Anh Tuan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 17-21
    Received: 11 January 2015
    Accepted: 8 February 2015
    Published: 14 February 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.13
    Abstract: Cylinder deactivation is a potential method in improving efficiency and fuel consumption in SI engines. The optimal strategies about driving torque at different operating conditions can improve the fuel consumption in engine. Many recent researches have demonstrated that the cylinder deactivation modes can be successfully applied in improving engin... Show More
  • A Numerical Study of Thickness Effect of the Symmetric NACA 4-Digit Airfoils on Self Starting Capability of a 1kW H-Type Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

    Chi-Cong Nguyen , Thi-Hong-Hieu Le , Phat-Tai Tran

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 7-16
    Received: 9 December 2014
    Accepted: 29 December 2014
    Published: 14 February 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.12
    Abstract: The effect of thickness of the symmetric NACA 4-digit airfoil series on self starting of a 1kW three blades H-type vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) using computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis is the main objective of this study. A sliding interface technique was used to investigate two dimensional unsteady flow around VAWT model by solving th... Show More
  • An Equipment for Directly Cleaning Out Fuel Injectors of Internal Combustion Engine

    Nguyen Huu Huong , Nguyen Huynh Minh , Nguyen Le Duy Khai

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3-1, June 2015
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 25 November 2014
    Accepted: 16 January 2015
    Published: 14 February 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2015030301.11
    Abstract: This paper presents the results of research, design, and manufacture a new equipment for directly cleaning out fuel injectors of internal combustion engine which can be used on electronic fuel injection of gasoline engines. The equipment combined with new proposed cleaning solution will shorten engine maintenance time without disassembling the inje... Show More