Engineering Science

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Cereal Crops for Biogas Production: A Review of Possible Impact of Elevated Temperature

    Alioune Senghor, Christoph Müller, Issakha Youm

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 27-32
    Received: 29 October 2019
    Accepted: 28 November 2019
    Published: 9 June 2020
    Abstract: Biogas production from crops and their residues is widely used as feed because of its availability and high methane content due to its calorific value. The aim of this study is to estimate the response of cereal crops such as maize, sorghum, wheat, barley and rice to elevated temperature and his impact on biogas production by meta-analysis method. ... Show More
  • A Method for Electroless Nickel Plating on Aluminum Alloy Surface

    Ming Chen, Wei Dong, Cherry Qin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: 17 January 2020
    Accepted: 8 June 2020
    Published: 23 July 2020
    Abstract: According to the following plating processes: deoiling → washing → pickling → washing → drying → weighing → electroless plating → washing → drying → weighing. It can obtain Ni-P deposit on aluminum alloy. It studied the influence of bath composition and process parameters on the composition and deposition rate of the alloy coating. Under temperatur... Show More
  • Prediction Model of Material Removal for Polishing Single Crystal Silicon by Cluster Magnetorheological Finishing with Dynamic Magnetic Fields Based on BP Neural Network

    Qixiang Zhang, Mingliang Guo, Jiayun Deng, Jisheng Pan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: 11 September 2020
    Accepted: 27 September 2020
    Published: 13 October 2020
    Abstract: Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF) is a new optical surface processing method, which has the advantages that good polishing effect, no subsurface damage, and suitable for complex surface processing. However, the interaction mechanism between the MRF pad and the workpiece is very complicated, so that the existing MRF material removal theoretical mod... Show More