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Magnetic graphene oxide/carbon fiber composites with improved interfacial properties and electromagnetic interference shielding performance
- The poor interfacial properties of carbon fiber reinforced composites (CFRPs) limit their important applications in the aerospace industry. To address the shortcoming, magnetic graphene oxide...
Flame retardant treatment of jute fabric with chitosan and sodium alginate
01/02/2022 - Jute is a low-cost lignocellulosic fiber, and can be applied as upholstery fabrics and composites in automotive, transport and architecture industries. Such applications have flame retardant...
Efficient thermo-oxidative reclamation of green tire rubber and silanized-silica/rubber interface characterization
01/02/2022 - A stepwise separation of reclaimed silanized silica (r-SS) from waste green tire rubbers was achieved using a thermo-oxidative reclamation process, and the interfacial interaction between...
Novel chitosan-based nanocomposites as ecofriendly pesticide carriers: Synthesis, root rot inhibition and growth management of tomato plants
- Novel bio-based nanocomposites were developed as carriers for loading and sustained-release of vanillin (Van.) and cinnamaldehyde (Cinn.) antioxidants. The composites were obtained by...
Probabilistic ultrasound C-scan imaging of barely visible impact damage in CFRP laminates
15/03/2022 - Ultrasonic pulse-echo C-scan imaging is a widespread method for detecting and characterizing defects in fiber reinforced polymer composites. However, the accurate assessment of a complex...
Effects of soil fluoride pollution on wheat growth and biomass production, leaf injury index, powdery mildew infestation and trace metal uptake
- Fluoride (F) is an emerging pollutant that originates from multiple sources and adversely affects plant growth and nutrient bioavailability in soil. This greenhouse study investigated the effects of...
Fine particulate matter pollution characteristics and source apportionment of Changchun atmosphere
10/01/2022 - In order to study the pollution characteristics and main sources of fine particulate matter in the atmosphere of the city of Changchun, PM2.5 samples were collected during the four seasons in...
Does military expenditure impact environmental sustainability in developed Mediterranean countries?
10/01/2022 - This study aims to examine the relationship between military expenditure and environmental sustainability in developed Mediterranean countries: Greece, France, Italy, and Spain. Sustainable...
Variability of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of a gasoline passenger car under multiple in-laboratory and on-road testing conditions
- An increasing divergence regarding fuel consumption (and/or CO2 emissions) between real-world and type-approval values for light-duty gasoline vehicles (LDGVs) has posed severe challenges to...
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Efimovian Triples in the Unitary Bose Gas
- In an atomic Bose-Einstein condensate quenched to the unitary regime, we predict the sequential formation of a significant fraction of condensed pairs and triples. At short distances, we demonstrate...
Preparation and characterization of CQDs/SBS composites and its application performance as asphalt modifier
21/02/2022 - This research aims to use the prepared bio-base carbon quantum dots/styrene–butadiene styrene block copolymer (CQDs/SBS) composite materials as asphalt modifiers based on Pickering emulsion...
Trace element concentrations in caudal scutes from Crocodylus moreletii and Crocodylus acutus in Belize in relation to biological variables and land use
01/02/2022 - Crocodylus moreletii (Morelet’s crocodile) and Crocodylus acutus (American crocodile) are generalist, apex predators of subtropical aquatic habitats in Central America. As top...
Influence of hybrid SiO2 and CeO2 nanoparticles on diesel engine emission operated with distilled tire oil blend
09/01/2022 - The objective of this research is to reduce the emission and improve the performance of diesel engine when they operate with distilled tire pyrolysis oil blends (DTPO30). Utilization of tire oil...
Characterization of 3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane Treated Stacked Silicate Nanoclay and Red Matta-RHA Biosilica Woven Ramie Fibre Epoxy Composite
07/01/2022 - In this research stacked silicate nanoclay and red matta rice (Oryza longistaminata) husk ash (RHA) biosilica particles were used to make high toughness, impact damage resistance and...
Challenges and recent developments in supply and value chains of electric vehicle batteries: A sustainability perspective
01/05/2022 - Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) play a key role in advancing electromobility. With an increasing trend in the demand for LIBs, the sustainability prospect of LIBs lifecycle faces many challenges that...
In-depth understanding of the photoreduction of graphene oxide to reduced-graphene oxide on TiO2 surface: Statistical analysis of X-ray photoelectron and Raman spectroscopy data
- In UV-assisted photoreduction of graphene oxide (GO) using TiO2, TiO2 supplies photogenerated electrons to reduce GO, which exhibits enhanced electrical conductivity, and induce a chemical...
Evaluating the effects of porosity on the mechanical properties of extrusion-based 3D printed concrete
- Elements fabricated by extrusion-based 3D concrete printing (3DCP) display anisotropic mechanical properties when subject to loading conditions orientated in principle cartesian axis directions....
Incorporating halloysite nanotube/carvedilol nanohybrids into gelatin microsphere as a novel oral pH-sensitive drug delivery system
- Nanocomposites based on biopolymers have grown in importance for improving the drug loading capacity, bioavailability, solubility, and the creation of a sustained-release mechanism for poorly...