International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications

Special Issue

Transportation Engineering Technology - Part III

  • Submission Deadline: Dec. 30, 2017
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Vo Trong Cang
About This Special Issue

Transportation Engineering Technology involves the design, manufacture and upkeep of aircraft, spacecraft and all types of transportation mean. Transportation engineering and technology deals with the design, construction, and study of the science behind the forces and physical properties of crafts, vessels and vehicles. The field also covers their aero-hydrodynamic characteristics and behaviors, airfoil, control surfaces, lift, drag, and other properties. It is immensely important in the present day world. This special issue is intended to attract submissions of research papers concerning the materials and technologies in aerospace and transportation engineering. We look forward to original research papers involving latest discoveries and improvements in this area.

Aims and Scope:
1. Materials Chemistry, Structure And Synthesis for Aerospace (AE), Marine System (MS) and Transportation (TR) Engineering
2. Functional Materials for AE, MS, TR Engineering
3. New Technologies and Design for AE, MS, TR and Combustion Systems
4. Modeling and Simulation In AE, MS, TR Engineering
5. Synthetic Fuels and Biofuels for Power Engineering
6. Energy Policies and Strategies Related to AE, MS, TR Engineering
7. Applications of AE, MS, TR Technology
8. Technological Innovation In Aviation and Transportation
9. TransportationSystems
10. Navigation and Vehicle Routine
11. Logistics
12. Transportation Engineering Education
This Special Issue has two previous parts, for more details about these parts, take a reference to:

Part 1:
http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/specialissue/220006

Part 2:
http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/specialissue/220014

Lead Guest Editor
  • Vo Trong Cang

    Faculty of Transportation Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Guest Editors
  • Felipe Jimenez

    Industrial Engineering School, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

  • Habib Hadj Mabrouk

    French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks, Cité Descartes, France

  • Bo-Kui Chen

    School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

  • Pak Kin Wong

    Department of Electromechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Taipa, Macao

  • Helena Prima Garcia

    Molecular Materials Research unit, Institute of Molecular Science, Valencia, Spain

  • Gaurav Kewlani

    School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States

  • Muhammet Akpınar

    Department of Civil Engineering, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey

  • Yiping Wang

    Department of Automotive Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China

  • Mingdong Li

    Hohai University, Nanjing, China

  • Zhang Rongyun

    The school of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Anhui Polytechnic University, Wuhu, China

  • Chao Yang

    Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

  • Teodor Lucian Grigorie

    Department of Electric, Energetic and Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania

  • Nguyen-Xuan Phuong

    Faculty of Navigation, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

  • Tran Tien Anh

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Akshey Bhargava

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Global Institute of Engineering and Technology, JLNT University, Jaipur, India

  • Yousef-Awwad Daraghmi

    Department of Computer Engineering, Palestine Technical University, Tulkarem, Palestine

  • Haider Mohammed Ziaul

    Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh

  • Tran Cong Nghi

    Faculty of Naval Architecture and Offshore Construction, HCM City University of Transportation, HoChiMinh city, Vietnam

  • Huynh Van Vu

    Naval Architecture Department, Nha Trang University, Nha Trang, Vietnam

  • Le Thi-Tuyet-Nhung

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ha Noi University of Science & Technology, Hai Ba Trung, Vietnam

  • Dang Thien Ngon

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology and Education, Thu Duc, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Van-Trang

    Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Thu Duc, Vietnam

  • Ly Vinh Dat

    Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering, University of Technology and Education of Ho Chi Minh city, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

  • Vu ngoc Bich

    Department of Science Technology - R&D, Hochiminh city University of Transportation, Vietnam

  • Tat-Hien Le

    Department of Naval Architecture & Marine System Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Ngo Khanh Hieu

    Aerospace Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

  • Nguyen Hai Quang

    Training Department, Vietnam Aviation Academy, Phu Nhuan, Vietnam

  • javad khamisabadi

    Faculty of Management, Islamic Azad University, tehran, Iran

  • Sergey Kharlamov

    Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Department of Transportation & Storage of Petroleum and Gas, Tomsk Polytechinc University, Tomsk, Russian Federation

  • Peiman Ghasemi

    Department of Industrial Engineering, Azad Islamic University, South Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran

Published Articles
  • Transportation Engineering Technology – A Review, Part III

    Vo Trong Cang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 41-44
    Received: Dec. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2017
    Published: Dec. 30, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.17
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    Abstract: The paper presents the literature review from the papers of two special issues “Transportation Engineering Technology” of the International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications (IJMEA). The results of the studies, introduced here by the authors, have helped to determine which research problems related to the Transportation Engineering... Show More
  • Determining the Optimized Repair Cycle Structure Considering the Repairing Cost and the Gamma-Percent Lifetime

    Vo Trong Cang , Nguyen Duc Toan , Do Duc Tuan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 33-40
    Received: Dec. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2017
    Published: Dec. 25, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.16
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    Abstract: The paper presents the process of building a computer program to calculate the optimized repair cycle structure while considering the repairing cost and the gamma-percent lifetime. Examples have been taken for the cases of rolling stock details from the Vietnamese National Railway.
  • Integration of a Multi-scale Homogenization Model into Finite Element Software for Predicting Mechanical Properties of Bulk Moulding Compound (BMC) Composite

    Le Thi Tuyet Nhung , Vu Dinh Quy , Vu Quoc Huy , Phan Truc Dien

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 26-32
    Received: May 26, 2017
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2017
    Published: Jul. 17, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.15
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    Abstract: Bulk Moulding Compound (BMC) is a short fiber composite with random orientation, used in many industrial sectors such as automotive, electrical,... Design and optimization of composite structures made of BMC meet difficulties due to the nature of this material and thus have not been integrated in the finite element software. This paper introduces a... Show More
  • The Contribution of Total Factor Productivity in the Air Transport of Vietnam: The Case of Vietnam Airlines

    Nguyen Hai Quang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 20-25
    Received: Dec. 28, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2017
    Published: Jan. 20, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.14
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    Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine the contribution of Total Factor Productivity (TFP) in the air transport of Vietnam over the case of Vietnam Airlines. Based on analyzing data of Vietnam Airlines from 2005 to 2015, this study showed that fixed assets, labor and TFP are factors that affecting the output elements of Vietnam Airlines as Available... Show More
  • Operating Rooms Planning and Scheduling with Mix Integer Programming and Meta-Heuristic Method

    Mehdi Askarizadeh , Faieza Abdul Aziz , Mohd Khairol Anuar , Siti Azfanizam Binti Ahmad

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: Dec. 27, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2017
    Published: Jan. 17, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.13
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    Abstract: The surgery department is required to improve its performance by efficient usage of its available resources. Surgery department interdependencies with other hospital functions and departments are numerous and complex, which causes some restrictions on surgery ward performance and consequently hospital performance. Operating room (OR) schedule deter... Show More
  • Impact of Working Capital Management to Business Efficiency of Association of Asia Pacific Airlines

    Nguyen Hai Quang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: Nov. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2016
    Published: Jan. 06, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.12
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    Abstract: The management of working capital plays an important role for the success of the business operations of the airline. The study is based on data from the financial statements of the airlines in the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for the period of 2010-2015. The study results showed an opposite impact of day inventory outstanding and day... Show More
  • Marine Propulsion System Reliability Assesment by Fault Tree Analysis

    Tran Van Ta , Doan Minh Thien , Vo Trong Cang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4-1, July 2017
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Aug. 17, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2016
    Published: Dec. 08, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.s.2017050401.11
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    Abstract: Research on reliability to ensure that the operation of transport facilities is safe. This issue is always concerned by transportation operators. This article presents a number of research using Fault Tree Analysis method (FTA) to model the analysis, reliability assessment of marine propulsion system.