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Full factorial experiment for production optimization

Author(s) : IRENA KREPLOVA , JAROMIR STUSEK, TOMAS MACAK
Abstract: The paper focuses on the use of the fuzzy sets to optimized the production (specifically, CNC turning). When determining the cutting conditions, it is necessary to respect the aspect of approaching the accuracy required for optimal conditions for achieving the workpiece quality, as well as the cost ...     Read More
Keywords: design of experiments, factorial experiment, cutting conditions, fuzzy logic, surface roughness of workpiece
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Robotics Engineering - AMRE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 7 - 16
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 915   |   Download(s) : 216

Study on Motion Characteristics for a Novel Quadruped Robot with Hydraulic Actuator

Author(s) : FENG GAO, JING WANG, XIAOLEI HAN
Abstract: A novel quadruped robot with special hybrid mechanism and hydraulic actuator is proposed in this paper. The feature of the robot is high power density and high reliability. It promotes the possibility of practical application of robots. The advantage of the hybrid mechanism is that it makes hydrauli...     Read More
Keywords: hydraulic, actuator, quadruped robot
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Robotics Engineering - AMRE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 1 - 6
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 967   |   Download(s) : 169

Serviceability Optimization using Hybrid NSGA-II and Resizing Technique

Author(s) : E.M. KWON, H.S. PARK , J.G. KIM, S.W. CHOI
Abstract: Vibration caused by wind can be a factor in reducing residential performance for building users. Although serviceability problems such as residential performance are not significantly related to a building’s structural safety, wind-caused vibration is a detail that architects should consider, as i...     Read More
Keywords: Optimization, NSGA-II, Resizing technique, Windinduced acceleration
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 4
Page(s) : 188 - 191
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 690   |   Download(s) : 121

Sustainable Construction: Value of Certification

Author(s) : AMADO MIGUEL, LUCAS VANESSA, RIBEIRO MARIA
Abstract: The study and implementation of measures to promote sustainability for the future development of society development requires the definition of limits on the uncontrolled consumption of natural resources that are a result of human activities. The construction sector has an enormous effect on the env...     Read More
Keywords: Construction, Sustainability ,Evaluation, Certification
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 180 - 187
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 809   |   Download(s) : 181

Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Tower

Author(s) : ANITHA JOSEPH, JAYASURYA K. A, LALU MANGAL
Abstract: An articulated type supporting structure for an offshore wind energy turbine, to suite Indian offshore conditions (east cost), is designed and analysed. Static as well as nonlinear coupled dynamic analysis is done to assess the performance of the proposed tower. The numerical investigation is carrie...     Read More
Keywords: offshore wind tower, articulated tower, nonlinear dynamic analysis, finite element method
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 134 - 138
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 724   |   Download(s) : 199

Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Pavement Slabs with Contraction Joints

Author(s) : ANITHA JOSEPH, REEBU ZACHARIAH KOSHY, SANGEETHA S. NAIR
Abstract: The performance and efficiency of two types of rigid pavements with contraction joints viz. Plain Cement Concrete (PCC) and Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) are evaluated by nonlinear static analysis using the finite element software ANSYS. The ultimate load carrying capacity, deflection patte...     Read More
Keywords: Rigid pavements, FEM, Nonlinear static analysis, Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Contraction joint
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 130 - 133
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 932   |   Download(s) : 194

Performance Evaluation of Groynes for Protecting Coastlines - A Case Study of Alappad Coast

Author(s) : ANITHA JOSEPH, LALU MANGAL, TILBA THOMAS
Abstract: The effectiveness of transition groynes for the protection of Alappad coast is numerically investigated using the software MIKE 21. The study area comprises of a coastal stretch of 3.5 km along shore and 6.5 km offshore. Results reveal predominant longshore transport which favours selection of groyn...     Read More
Keywords: coastal protection, groyne, sediment transport
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 125 - 129
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 941   |   Download(s) : 221

Parametric Design of Profiled Steel Sheeting Dry Board (PSSDB)

Author(s) : MAHMOOD SERAJI, MARYAM VAFA, WAN HAMIDON WAN BADARUZZAMAN
Abstract: This paper presents the parametric finite element modelling of a lightweight composite system known as Profiled Steel Sheet Dry Board (PSSDB) composed of cold-formed profiled steel sheet (PSS) and dry board (DB) connected together by self-tapping and self-drilling screws. The process of parametric m...     Read More
Keywords: PSSDB, profiled steel sheet, dry board, composite panels, floor, parametric design, FEM
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 121 - 124
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 919   |   Download(s) : 152

Accuracy and Reliability of a MEMS Inclinometer in Civil Engineering

Author(s) : DAE WOONG HA, HYO SEON PARK, JIN GI KIM, JONG MOON KIM
Abstract: Inclinometers are used in various industries such as aviation and consumer electronics. They are also used in the civil engineering field to measure the horizontality and verticality of structures. An improvement in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) techniques in recent times has led to the dev...     Read More
Keywords: MEMS inclinometer, Experiment, Civil engineering
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 4
Page(s) : 117 - 120
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 896   |   Download(s) : 153

Framework of Integrated Earthquake Simulation for Pipeline Network

Author(s) : M. HORI, M. L. L. WIJRATHENE, S. TANAKA, T. ICHIMURA
Abstract: This paper presents the framework of integrated earthquake simulation, which is a seamless simulation of all processes of earthquake hazard and disaster, for a pipeline network. Explained are the analysis model and method that are developed for the ground motion analysis and the seismic re-sponse an...     Read More
Keywords: integration of numerical simulation, earthquake wave propagation, seismic response anlaysis, meta-modeling
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 4
Page(s) : 107 - 116
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 948   |   Download(s) : 139