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    • Chemistry in Second Life 

      Lang, Andrew SID; Bradley, Jean-Claude (Springer Open, 2009-10)
      This review will focus on the current level on chemistry research, education, and visualization possible within the multi-user virtual environment of Second Life. We discuss how Second Life has been used as a platform ...
    • Chemistry Central Journal 

      Lang, Andrew SID; Bradley, Jean-Claude (Chemistry Central Journal, 2009-10)
      This review will focus on the current level on chemistry research, education, and visualization possible within the multi-user virtual environment of Second Life. We discuss how Second Life has been used as a platform ...
    • Modelling of Internal Stresses in Sheet Glass during the Cooling 

      Benbahouche, Saci; Roumili, Fouad; Sangleboeuf, Jean-Christophe (Scientific Research, 2011-06)
      Internal stresses in glass are generated by interactions between thermal contraction, elasticity at low temperatures, viscoelastic flow at higher temperature, and temperature gradients caused by cooling. This work intends ...
    • Analysis of Cr Atoms Three-Dimensional Deposition Characteristics 

      Yang, Hua-Lei; Zhang, Wen-Tao; Yang, Jian (Scientific Research, 2011-09)
      The semi-classical model is used to simulate the three-dimensional trajectory and deposition distribution of the chromium atoms in the Gaussian laser standing wave field using the Runge-Kutta method, and then the three ...
    • Potential Application of Silica Aerogel Granules for Cleanup of Accidental Spillage of Various Organic Liquids 

      Parale, Vinayak G.; Mahadik, Dinesh B.; Kavale, Mahendra S.; Rao, A. Venkateswara; Wagh, Pratap B.; Gupta, Satish C. (Scientific Research, 2011-10)
      The experimental work has been carried out to study the absorption-desorption properties of the silica aerogels, for their use in oil spill cleanup application. For these studies, silica aerogel granules were prepared by ...
    • Improving Functional Characteristics of Wool and Some Synthetic Fibres 

      Allam, O. G. (Scientific Research, 2011-10)
      The present article reviews recent developments in different treatments that confer functional characteristics on wool and some synthetic fibers such as acrylic, polyamide and polyester of these functionalities mention is ...
    • Safety Knowledge of LPG Auto Drivers and LPG Tank Drivers 

      Bhattacharjee, Gargi; Neogi, Susmita; Das, Sudip Kumar (Scientific Research, 2011-11)
      The paper deals with the survey about the knowledge of safety during their occupational time in the LPG auto drivers and tank drivers. A structured questionnaires was developed and used for interview on LPG auto (N = ...
    • Gallic Acid-loaded Cellulose Acetate Electrospun Nanofibers: Thermal Properties, Mechanical Properties, and Drug Release Behavior 

      Phiriyawirut, Manisara; Phaechamud, Thawatchai (Scientific Research, 2012-02)
      The gallic acid-loaded electrospun cellulose acetate fibers were successfully prepared. The fiber containing 2.5% gallic acid was smooth surface but observed drug flake on the surface of the fiber when increasing drug ...
    • Cellulose Microfibril from Banana Peels as a Nanoreinforcing Fillers for Zein Films 

      Phiriyawirut, Manisara; Maniaw, Parichat (Scientific Research, 2012-05)
      Cellulose microfibril (CMF) was the extraction with acid mixture from peel of Musa sapientum Linn type of banana (Kluai Nam Wa). The fibrous-shape of CMF interconnected weblike structure with the average diameter 26 nm ...
    • A Novel Technique for Determination of Flow Characteristics of Blast Furnace Slag 

      Dash, Supratik; Mohanty, Nachiketa; Mohanty, Upendra K.; Sarkar, Smarajit (Scientific Research, 2012-06)
      A study of flow characteristics of blast furnace slag helps determine its softening and flow (liquid-mobility) temperatures. The slag with a narrow difference between the two temperatures is termed a “Short Slag”. Its ...
    • Controlled Synthesis and Characterization of Nobel Metal Nanoparticles 

      Hei, Huixiao; Wang, Rui; Liu, Xiaojun; He, Long; Zhang, Guizhen (Scientific Research, 2012-07)
      In this work, monodispersed, well-shaped platinum (3.2 - 6.4 nm), rhodium (2.4 - 5.1 nm), and palladium (3.2 - 5.3 nm) nanoparticles capped with poly(vinylpyrrolidone) (PVP) were synthesized by a polyol reduction method ...
    • Detecting Ultra-Violet Radiation by Using Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles 

      Kargan, Naser Hatefi; Aliahmad, Mousa; Azizi, Samereh (Scientific Research, 2012-07)
      In this paper sensitivity of chemically synthesized titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles to ultra-violet (UV) radiation is investigated. For this purpose three types of ultra-violet photodetectors were fabricated, one ...
    • Molecular Simulation of Ion Transport at the Water/Vapor Interface 

      Dweik, Jalal; Srour, Mahmoud; Karaky, Khaled; Kobeissi, Marwan; Joumaa, Wissam; Abou-Saleh, Khalil (Scientific Research, 2012-08)
      Molecular dynamics was used to quantify the role of the size, charge and polarisability of F– , Cl– , Br– , I– and Na+ ions in their distribution in the water/vapour interface system. Our results show that the ...
    • Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Chemically Modified Epoxy Resin 

      Ikram, Sumeera; Munir, Arshad (Scientific Research, 2012-10)
      Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol-A (DGEBA), having number average molecular weight (Mn) 375, was modified by incorporating the hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) based prepolymer using isophorone diisocyanate as a ...
    • High Performance Oil Resistant Rubber 

      Khalaf, A. I.; Yehia, A. A.; Ismail, M. N.; El-Sabbagh, H. (Scientific Research, 2012-10)
      Blending of polymers has gained much interest due to the fact that, it can be used to produce new polymeric materials with specific properties suitable for some special applications. The blends from acrylonitrile butadiene ...
    • Teaching Polymer Chemistry: Revisiting the Syllabus 

      Hamaide, Thierry; Holl, Yves; Fontaine, Laurent; Six, Jean-Luc; Soldera, Armand (Scientific Research, 2012-11)
      As anyone who has taught polymer chemistry to undergraduate students might already appreciate, we are faced with inherent difficulties in clearly communicating the subject matter due its interdisciplinary character. This ...
    • Characterization and Evaluation of Antibacterial Activities of Chemically Synthesized Iron Oxide Nanoparticles 

      Behera, Sudhanshu Shekhar; Patra, Jayanta Kumar; Pramanik, Krishna; Panda, Niladri; Thatoi, Hrudayanath (Scientific Research, 2012-12)
      The iron oxide nanoparticles have been synthesized in co-precipitation method using aqueous solution of ferric and ferrous ions with sodium salt. The synthesis of iron-oxide nanoparticles were validated by UV-Visible ...
    • New Method for Synthesis of Coatings of Molybdenum, Tungsten, Their Carbides and Composites 

      Godbole, Rhushikesh V.; More, Mahendra A.; Gupte, Anil S.; Godbole, Vijay P. (Scientific Research, 2013-04)
      In this paper we report, for the first time, a new approach for synthesis of high quality faceted microcrystalline coatings of molybdenum (Mo), tungsten (W), their carbides and composites. These studies are carried out ...
    • Investigation into Failure in Mining Wire Ropes—Effect of Crystallinity 

      Devasahayam, Sheila; Sahajwalla, Veena; Sng, Michael (Scientific Research, 2013-04)
      A range of blends of polypropylene-polyethylene are investigated for their mechanical performances. These speciality polymer blends are chemically designed to suit high modulus/high load bearing mining wire rope applications ...
    • Heavy Metal Contaminated Food Crops Irrigated with Wastewater in Peri Urban Areas, Zambia 

      Kapungwe, Evaristo Mwaba (Scientific Research, 2013-07)
      Studies on peri urban farming in Zambia have not adequately tackled the issues pertaining to heavy metal contaminated wastewater irrigation farming. The study investigated heavy metal contamination of water, soils and ...