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Color carbon fiber and its discoloration response
- Carbon fibers have been manufactured industrially for several decades and are widely used in the construction of aircraft, racing cars or sports appliances et al. However, carbon fiber showing no...
Impact and stretching standardized tests as useful tools for assessment of viscoelastic behavior for highly rubberized asphalt binder
19/09/2022 - Asphalt binder is generally identified as a brittle material at low service temperature or under high-speed load, and the brittleness becomes serious after weathering aging. Improving the...
A graded metamaterial for broadband and high-capability piezoelectric energy harvesting
01/10/2022 - This work proposes a graded metamaterial-based energy harvester integrating the piezoelectric energy harvesting function targeting low-frequency ambient vibrations (¡100 Hz). The harvester...
Comprehensive characterization of halogenated flame retardants and organophosphate esters in settled dust from informal e-waste and end-of-life vehicle processing sites in Vietnam: Occurrence, source estimation, and risk assessment
- Information about the co-occurrence of halogenated flame retardants (HFRs) and organophosphate esters (OPEs) in the environment of informal waste processing areas is still limited, especially in...
Measurement-based intermediate volatility organic compound emission inventory from on-road vehicle exhaust in China
- Intermediate volatility organic compounds (IVOCs) have great potential to form secondary organic aerosols (SOA) in the atmosphere. Thus, a high-resolution IVOC emission inventory is essential for the...
Tunable shape memory property polyurethane with high glass transition temperature composed of polycarbonate diols
05/08/2022 - AbstractThermoplastic elastomers (TPE) based on ground tire rubber (GTR) are good strategies for the circular economy and sustainable development of waste tire rubber recycling. However, several...
Vulcanization behavior and thermal performance of peroxide?curable fluoroelastomer
05/08/2022 - Vulcanization of rubber using microwaves has the advantages of short time and energy saving, but the quality of vulcanization is low. Therefore, we predicted the reason from the dielectric factor and...
Insights on the performance of modified agave fibers on polypropylene matrix: physicochemical and mechanical features
06/08/2022 - Abstract In this study, the structural (FTIR/XRD), morphological (SEM), thermal (DSC), and mechanical properties of composites made from polypropylene (PP)/ maleated...
Experiment Study on the Hysteretic Performance of a Novel Replaceable Beam-to-Column Joint with Energy-Dissipating Steel Hinge
07/08/2022 - A novel precast replaceable beam-to-column joint with energy-dissipating steel hinges was proposed for the connection of precast structures to improve the seismic performance and post-earthquake...
Constructing Heterogeneous Photocatalysts Based on Carbon Nitride Nanosheets and Graphene Quantum Dots for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation
05/08/2022 - Although graphitic carbon nitride nanosheets (CNs) with atomic thickness are considered as promising materials for hydrogen production, the wide band gap (3.06 eV) and rapid recombination of the...
Enhanced PTC Effect in Polyamide/Carbon Black Composites
05/08/2022 - Self-heating nanocomposites with a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) provide outstanding potential for a broad range of engineering applications in automobile, spacecraft, or smart building....
Synergistic Interaction of Clusters of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and Reduced Graphene Oxide for High Supercapacitor Performance
05/08/2022 - Supercapacitors have been recognized as one of the more promising energy storage devices, with great potential use in portable electronics and hybrid vehicles. In this study, a composite made of...
L-Arginine-Derived Polyamidoamine Oligomers Bearing at Both Ends β-Cyclodextrin Units as pH-Sensitive Curcumin Carriers
05/08/2022 - The aza-Michael polyaddition of L-arginine and N,N′-methylene-bis-acrylamide gives the biocompatible and easily cell-internalized polyamidoamine ARGO7. By controlled synthesis, two...
Recycled HDPE/Natural Fiber Composites Modified with Waste Tire Rubber: A Comparison between Injection and Compression Molding
05/08/2022 - With the objective of turning wastes into added-value materials, sustainable and fully recycled wood-plastic composites were reinforced by waste tire rubber particles to show balanced properties and...
How Determinants Affect Transfer Ridership between Metro and Bus Systems: A Multivariate Generalized Poisson Regression Analysis Method
05/08/2022 - Understanding the determinants of transfer ridership is important for providing insights into improving the attractiveness of transit systems and building reliable and resilient metro stations. This...
Pelletizing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) powders with a novel tapered die and addition of high density polyethylene (HDPE): Processing, morphology, and properties
21/09/2022 - The extremely high molecular weight and molecular entanglement have rendered ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) superior properties. However, poor inter-particle diffusion makes it...
Effects of strict containment policies on COVID-19 pandemic crisis: lessons to cope with next pandemic impacts
04/08/2022 - The goal of the study here is to analyze and assess whether strict containment policies to cope with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic crisis are effective interventions to reduce high...
Evaluation of smoke gas toxicity and smoke density of bus interior materials
04/08/2022 - Materials used for interior parts in buses are today fire classified according to UNECE Regulation 118, evaluating the horizontal and vertical burning rates and the melting behaviour. However, in...
Nonuniversal Self-Similarity for Jump-to-Contact Dynamics between Viscous Drops under van der Waals Attraction
- When two small viscous drops are sufficiently close, van der Waals force overcomes surface tension and deforms the surfaces into contact, initiating coalescence. The dynamics of surface deformation...