American Journal of Mechanics and Applications

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Development of a 30Kg Aluminium Oil-Fired Crucible Furnace Using Locally Sourced Materials

    Adeodu Adefemi, Daniyan Ilesanmi, Babalola Simeon, Okojie Favour, Aderoba Adeyemi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 22 April 2017
    Accepted: 23 August 2017
    Published: 23 September 2017
    Abstract: A crucible furnace is a piece of equipment used in the foundry industry for melting metals for casting operations. This research work focuses on the design of a 30-kilogram capacity aluminium crucible furnace that is fired with diesel fuel. The furnace drum has an overall combustion capacity of 0.1404m3. It is fitted with a chimney to allow for the... Show More
  • Problems of Use in Industrial Design Products

    Fekry Gamal Ibrahim, AbdElnaby Abo Elmagd, Tamer Yousif

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: 25 May 2017
    Accepted: 8 August 2017
    Published: 6 October 2017
    Abstract: The ease of use becomes one of the most important factors that are seen with great interest from industrial organizations, designers, and takes a great deal of research and studies. It has become one of the basic pillars upon which to build the design and development policies, so as to reach the distinct relationship between the user and the produc... Show More