Advances in Engineering Research. Volume 41


Victoria M. Petrova (Editor)

Series: Advances in Engineering Research
BISAC: TEC009000

This compilation opens with a study wherein investigations are conducted on a single cylinder four-stroke common rail direct injection conventional diesel engine using a combination of biodiesels derived from safflower oil methyl ester and dairy scum oil methyl ester in equal ratio.
Another study focuses on the effect an internal jet piston provides on the piston surface with varied numbers of holes (2 and 4).
A comprehensive overview of solid propellant combustion models and numerical simulations is summarized in an effort to determine an exact propellant burning rate under different operating conditions.
The authors demonstrate how advanced mesh morphing based on radial basis functions can be used to update the shape of a component acting directly on its computational mesh.
Following this, a new framework is presented for estimating the level of additive white Gaussian noise occurring in a noisy image, investigating the trailing singular values to infer the noise level.
The detection technology of fluorescence lidar for biological aerosol is also studied, exploring this technique according to the dependency relation between the intensity and relative content of atmospheric biological aerosol fluorescence.
In order to overcome the problem of high transmission loss in visible light communication systems, the authors propose a novel design for a 1×4 optical demultiplexer based on the multimode interference in a slot waveguide structure that operates at 547, 559, 566 and 584 nm.
A literature review concerning 3D printing models in neurosurgery is performed, offering a new way to approach cerebral pathologies.
The closing study discusses the flux-corrected transport algorithm and presents simulation results from several strong shock problems, including benchmark problems as well as impact-generated or explosive-driven shock propagation problems.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Enhancement of Diesel Engine Performance Powered on Mixed Biodiesels Derived from Safflower and Dairy Scum Oils
(Ravichandra Koti, N. R. Banapurmath, V. S. Yaliwal, S. B. Prakash and Manzoore Elahi M. Soudagar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Rajanukunte, Bangalore, India, and others)

Chapter 2. Studies on the Effect of Internal Piston Cavity on the Performance Karanja Biodiesel Fueled Diesel Engine
(K. Rajesh, D. B. Ganesh, PhD, N. R. Banapurmath, PhD, and V. S. Yaliwal, PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, STJIT, Ranebennur, Karnataka, India, and others)

Chapter 3. An Overview over Combustion Theories and Numerical Simulations for the Prediction of Burning Rate and Ballistic Performance of Solid Propellants
(Pratim Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, IIEST, Shibpur, Howrah, India)

Chapter 4. Shape Optimization of 3D Printed High Performance Automotive Parts
(Marco Evangelos Biancolini, Ubaldo Cella, Corrado Groth, Pierluigi Di Giovanni and Alessandro Nizzoli, Professor, Department of Enterprise Engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy, and others)

Chapter 5. Optimized SVD-Based AWGN Level Estimation with Sine-Cosine Algorithm
(Heri Prasetyo and Chih-Hsien Hsia, Department of Informatics, Universitas Sebelas Maret [UNS], Indonesia, and others)

Chapter 6. Detection Techniques of Biological Aerosols in the Atmospheric by Fluorescence Lidar
(Zhimin Rao and Jiandong Mao, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, North Minzu University, Yinchuan, China, and others)

Chapter 7. VLC Splitter/Demultiplexer Multimode Interference Based on Slot-Waveguide Technology
(Dror Malka, Faculty of Engineering, Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel)

Chapter 8. The Role of 3-D Printing in Neurosurgery
(Lorenzo Mongardi, MD, Nicolò Norri, MD, and Alba Scerrati, MD, Neurosurgery Unit, University of Ferrara, Italy, and others)

Chapter 9. Simulation of Strong Shock Solutions of Euler Equations Using the Flux-Corrected Transport Algorithm
(S. V. G. Menon and Bishnupriya Nayak, Shiv Enclave, Tilak Nagar, Mumbai, India, and others)


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