Geo-environmental characterization of Pusan clays at Hwajeon site
Pusan clays are deposited along the Nakdong River delta. In order to develop new land for both industrial and residential use, Korean government has done land reclamation works to meet the land requirement.
Discovery, 2015, 41(186), 1-7
Performance evaluation of moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) based sewage treatment plant
Hussain A, Deswal S
A lot of wastewater and water related hazards are faced by India. In most places number of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) have been constructed which reduce water quality degradation of receiving water bodies by reducing pollution load.
Discovery, 2015, 41(187), 26-32
Occurrence, fate and removal of emerging contaminates in a hybrid constructed wetland treating greywater
Ramprasad C, Ligy Philip
Emerging contaminants (ECs) are chemicals that are discovered or detected recently in the water and wastewater systems and are often considered as endocrine disruptors.
Discovery, 2015, 41(188), 59-66
Surfactants removal from Greywater by soap solidification using CaCl2
Jevik V Rayen J, Ganapathy Venkatasubramanian S
Greywater are generally generated from hand wash basins, bath showers, kitchen sinks, dishwashers and discharge from laundry. These grey water are generally discharged in to rivers and oceans, mostly without any treatment.
Discovery, 2015, 41(188), 67-78
The water – energy nexus in drinking water treatment plants in West Bengal and Orissa
Dhiraj Tibrewal, Sudha Goel
The general objective of this study was to compare energy consumption and water quality parameters in various water supply systems (WSSs) in West Bengal and Orissa.
Discovery, 2015, 41(188), 79-85
Integrated water resources management with special reference to water security in Rajasthan, India
Kuldeep Tiwari, Rohit Goyal, Archana Sarkar, Priyamitra Munoth
Fresh water is valuable natural resource for living organisms, which is being continuously depleted. Water Security means regular access and equity to safe potable water for drinking, sanitation and hygiene.
Discovery, 2015, 41(188), 93-101
Assessment of groundwater quality with special emphasis to fluoride contamination in and around Mandvi Taluka, Surat, Gujarat, India
Mayuri Prajapati, Namrata Jariwala, Agnihotri PG
Fluoride contamination in drinking water due to natural and anthropogenic behavior has been documented as one of the major problems in worldwide impressive a serious threat to human health.
Discovery, 2015, 41(188), 102-108
Mathematical modelling for landfill leachate pollution index error estimation
Tamru AT, Chakma S
Leachate Pollution Index (LPI) is an increasing environmental scale index used to quantify and compare the landfill leachate pollution potential. LPI computation required 18 leachate parameters but it shows errors if less than 18 parameters.
Discovery, 2015, 41(189), 123-129
Comprehensive review of GIS and web GIS
Sonam Agrawal, Dharmendra Kumar Meena, Gupta RD
We live in the information age where spatial information is one of the critical element that provide an edge over other as it supports in decision making, e-governance, business, daily routine tasks etc.
Discovery, 2015, 41(189), 130-135
Analysis of earthquake catalogue for seismic hazard analysis of Warangal city
Nirbhay Narayan Singh, Deviprasad BS, Kalyan Kumar G, Hari Krishna P
Seismic hazard analysis involve the quantitative estimation of groundshaking hazards at particular site.The composite catalogue of the study area spanning from 1800 to 2014 A. D. (214 years) has been used for evaluating the seismicity of the Warangal region.
Discovery, 2015, 41(190), 136-142
Seismic vulnerability assessment of hospital buildings of India based on questionnaire survey and rapid visual screening: a case study
Nilendu Krishna Paul, Radhikesh P Nanda
In this present paper an attempt has been made to compare various qualitative seismic vulnerability assessment procedures and guidelines by different countries such as USA, Canada, New Zealand.
Discovery, 2015, 41(190), 148-155
Harnessing solar energy for sustainable energy management in the campus: case study of Juet, Guna
Anupriya Pandey, Shiva Shankar Y, Aman Saxena, Rachit Khandelwal
The proliferation of institutes and universities of higher learning in the country and the imperative need for the reduction in energy consumption is critical for the development of a sustainable campus.
Discovery, 2015, 41(190), 156-162
Evaluation of sulfate attack from CCPS for sustainable construction of a road embankment in Illinois, United States
Sanjeev Kumar, Sang U Shin
The readily available supply of coal and its use in coal burning electric generating plants has resulted in production and accumulation of large quantities of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs), primarily fly ash and bottom ash.
Discovery, 2015, 42(192), 32-44
Real-time flood forecasting for hydraulic risk management: the lateral flow representation issue
Barbetta S, Moramarco T
Accurate forecast a stage at river sections is of paramount importance to properly address Flood Forecasting and Warning Systems (FFWSs) operating in real-time.
Discovery, 2015, 42(192), 45-51
Selection of new disposal site for solid waste using rapid impact assessment matrix (RIAM) technique: a case study in Allahabad, India
Chaitanya Nidhi, Nekram Rawal
The selection of a new disposal site as an appropriate MSW disposal facility is an important challenge for engineered system of waste management.
Discovery, 2015, 42(192), 73-81
Arctic mountain arch as a place of great glaciers slipping in the Late Pleistocene
Modern tectonic structure of the Arctic deep-water basin based on the analysis of geographic and geological maps of the Northern Hemisphere and the existing literature is shown.
Discovery, 2015, 42(194), 132-143
Sustainable and smart materials in Geotechnical constructions
Hazarika H, Yasuhara K
Innovation in technology requires judicious consideration of cost saving, disaster mitigation capability and its environmental impact. This paper describes some of the environmentally friendly cost effective technologies born in Japan in the last two decades.
Discovery, 2015, 42(195), 233-244
Influence of electrical gradients in the migration of ions in red earth
Sivapullaiah PV, Shankara, Maya Naik, Rama Krishna
Efforts are made to bring out the influence of application of electrical gradient on the migrations of sodium cation and chloride anion through compacted kaolinitic red earth soil.
Discovery, 2015, 42(195), 245-254
Seismic behaviour of framed structure including foundation system
Gupta Yk, Kumar Venkatesh
The dynamic response of the framed structure depends significantly on the type of soil medium and its properties. The finite element method has been employed to estimate the effect of soil media on the dynamic response of framed structure including the interaction effect.
Discovery, 2015, 42(195), 272-281
Scope, Study and Experimentation of Biopac kit and its implications on a Brain Controlled Robotic Arm
Saurin Sheth, Love Rajai, Prakash Dholariya, Parth Jetani
In today's world, many problems are faced by the people who are paralyzed. The prosthetic surgery costs millions of bucks but still the movement of the limbs is not obtained as desired.
Discovery, 2015, 43(196), 1-7
Bandwidth Amelioration In Miniaturized Patch Antenna Through Defective Ground Structures For Bio Medical Applications
Shankar Bhattacharjee, Santanu Maity, Souradeep Hore
Improvement of implantable bio medical devices has become an interesting research field today. In this paper substantial reduction of size of the micro strip patch antenna has been achieved which can be used for bio medical purposes using meandered ground plane along with a meta-material slot.
Discovery, 2015, 43(196), 8-12
Data Integration in Smart Distribution Grid Using IED
Shrunkhala S Balharpure, Gohohar VN
Today’s distribution system experiencing lots of problems in delivering the power to the consumers. This problem can be minimized by using smart distribution grid. Smart distribution is equipped with number of Intelligent Electronic Device (IED).
Discovery, 2015, 43(196), 20-25
Summarization and Hybrid Machine Translation System for English to Marathi: A Research Effort in Information Retriveal System (HMachine Translation)
Pramod Salunkhe, Mrunal Bewoor, Suhas Patil, Shashank Joshi, Aniket Kadam
Research issue in information retrieval is retrieving accurate subjective vital information present in one language to user costumed language. Language has been a barrier in information retrieval.
Discovery, 2015, 43(197), 46-52
Motor current signature analysis based condition monitoring of stator windings in induction motor
Prakasam K, Ramesh S, Arunkumar P
The unremitting examine of the fitness of the industrial appliances is obligatory to verdict the fault of the machines at premature stages and prevents the machine from brutal damage.
Discovery, 2015, 43(197), 75-81
Automatic Barcode Identification on FMCG Products using Image Processing
Abahan Sarkar, Chakraborty S, Ram Kumar, Roy BK
The proposed work presents a technique for an automated identification of barcode on Fast Moving Consumer Goods products. Cigarette packets, Om shanti dhoop agarbati, Savlon soap, RIN Soap etc. are considered as fast moving consumer goods for testing.
Discovery, 2015, 43(198), 105-111
Stability Analysis of SMIB System Incorporating the Genetic Algorithm based TCSC Controller
Umre BS, Rajesh V, Vijitha U, Koteswara Raju D, Archana Patil
This paper presents a systematic procedure for modeling and time-domain simulation of synchronous generator (with field winding and one damper on q-axis) subjected to a three-phase fault on the transmission line.
Discovery, 2015, 43(199), 144-150
Design of a Microstrip half wavelength Parallel-edge Coupled line band pass filter for Global Positioning System
Radio frequency (RF) band pass filters operating in microwave frequency for applications in various wireless communication systems. The band pass filter generally used front end which is to perform signal processing in wireless communication and satellite communications.
Discovery, 2015, 43(200), 198-203
2D FEM analysis of DSLIM
Nikhil G Joshi, Vipul Dabre, Apte AA, Arbind Kumar
Linear induction motors (LIM) are used in many applications such as actuators, conveyor systems, roller coasters, transport, sliding windows, material handling at airport, CNC machines and electromagnetic aircraft launching system (EMALS).
Discovery, 2015, 44(201), 20-24
High speed neuron implementation using Vedic mathematics
Yamuna SV, Anshika, Nidhi Goel, Indu S
Neural network based systems are said to be much faster than their counterparts. Artificial Neural Network has been considered to speed up processing due to its parallel architecture and the numerous mathematical computations involved for processing any input.
Discovery, 2015, 44(201), 25-32
Development of Intelligent controller for Power System stabilization for Single Machine Infinite Bus system
Hemisha P Patel, Ami T Patel, Jay S Tandel
The need of power system stabilizer (PSS) or supplementary excitation control is to apply a stabilizing signal through the excitation system to produce additional damping torque of the generator in a power system at all operating and system conditions.
Discovery, 2015, 44(202), 46-51
Analysis and proposition of fault-tolerance model for real time software systems
Ankur Ghartaan, Tirthankar Gayen
Real time systems are those systems which must guarantee to response correctly within strict time constraint or within deadline. Failures can arise from both functional errors as well as timing bugs.
Discovery, 2015, 44(202), 62-67
Performance Comparison of Proactive and Reactive Routing in WLAN
Kaveri Shah, Sudha Gupta
Mobile Ad hoc network is network where nodes communicate without any central administration or network infrastructure. They are connected via wireless channels and can use multiple hops to exchange data.
Discovery, 2015, 44(203), 81-86
Spot Clearing in Energy Markets Considering Exercise of Interruptible Load Options by Retailers
Harivina Gunnaasankaraan, Aparna Viswanath
The retail customers enjoy pre-agreed fixed price and quantity contracts, whereas the retailers ought to secure their energy at volatile spot market clearing conditions.
Discovery, 2015, 44(203), 87-94
Optimal Design and Dynamic Modeling of Induction Motor using Modified Genetic Algorithm
Surya Narayan Tripathy, Sudhansu Kumar Mishra
In this paper, the induction motor variables have been optimized using modified Genetic Algorithm (GA). Selection of design variables for designing induction motor, not only decreases the losses but also improves the efficiency.
Discovery, 2015, 44(203), 105-110
Advanced MPPT Algorithm for Single Stage Grid Connected PV System
Anil Kumar Yarlagadda, Anurag Priyadarshi, Abanishwar Chakraborti
In this paper an advanced MPPT algorithm is presented in single stage grid connected system for better performance and to reduce the switching loss by eliminating the one stage of switching (DC/DC) conversion.
Discovery, 2015, 44(204), 133-138
2D-Analytical Modeling and Simulation of Dual-Material Double-Gate (DMDG) CON MOSFET
Dipan Bandyopadhyay, Sudipta Mukherjee, Subir Kumar Sarkar
In this paper, an analytical modeling of surface potential and electric field of an asymmetrical Dual Material Double Gate CNT over Nothing (DMDG-CON) attempt has been made.
Discovery, 2015, 44(204), 160-165
Design and Implementation of Multisegment SMC for Induction Motor drive using MATLAB
Hardik A Shah, Ami T Patel, Shah SK
This paper presents design and Implementation of Multi- segment sliding mode controller (MSMC) for Induction Motor drive using MATLABSIMULINK. Field oriented control approach of Induction Motor is used for the controller design.
Discovery, 2015, 44(205), 184-189
The Analysis of Broadband Communication over Outdoor Medium-Voltage Powerline Channel by Bottom-Up Approach
Subrata Kumar Mohanty, Abhisek Sahoo, Biswesh Anupam Panda, Gayatri Dash
We investigate the performance of the medium voltage powerline channel by varying the load impedance, line length from the transmitter to receiver, number of branches, branch line length and powerline network topologies in the frequency range from 0 to 30 MHz.
Discovery, 2015, 44(205), 190-196
Developing 600 bps MELP coder and targeting it to a arm Cortex-A15
Sai pridhvi R, Pitchaiah T, Shaloam Suvarna Sujan K, Venkata Ramana R
Speech coding is the process of obtaining a compact representation of voice signals for efficient transmission over band-limited wired and wireless channels and/or storage.
Discovery, 2015, 45(206), 1-7
Extracting web navigation patterns using Association Rule Mining
Nishant R Narola
Due to rapid increase in size of web along with number of users, it is very much essential for the website owners to better understand their customers so that they can provide better service, and also improve the quality of the website.
Discovery, 2015, 45(209), 121-126
Automatic Mould width Adjustments System of Slab Caster during Casting
Md Obaidullah Ansari, Joyjeet Ghose, Rajshree Samantray
Continuous casting of steel is a process in which liquid steel is continuously solidified into semi-finished or finished product. Depending on the dimensions of the strand, these semi-finished products are called slabs, blooms or billets.
Discovery, 2015, 45(209), 127-131
Pattern based Approach for Mining Users Opinion from Kannada Web Documents
Anil Kumar KM, Asmita Poojari, Mohana kumari M
Opinions are very important for any organization's development and success as it affects the sale of its products. These opinions have impact on the customers buying decisions related to various products.
Discovery, 2015, 45(209), 138-143
Performance Analysis of Thermoelectric cooler
Sreerekha Vadi, Kulkarni VV
Thermoelectric coolers are solid state devices without moving parts, fluids, or gases. Thermoelectric coolers do not use any refrigerant or chemicals. Thus thermoelectric coolers have several advantages over the conventional cooling systems.
Discovery, 2015, 46(211), 7-12
Bug triaging using multi-attribute bug tossing graph
Govindasamy V, Akila V, Banu Priya P
Bugs are non-avoidable in Open Source Software (OSS). The investigation has been done on various bug reports of OSS such as Eclipse and Mozilla. To resolve the bug, the bugs are assigned to developers.
Discovery, 2015, 46(213), 101-106
Virtual Prototyping and Analysis of a Robotic Prosthetic Leg
Kalyana Chakravarthy Y, PavanKishore N, Ashok N, Manoj M, Mithun Chakravarty A, Srinath A
This paper presents the components of knee joint which supports the individuals with above knee amputations. The pre-eminent objective of this paper is to design and analyze a pliant prosthetic knee joint and find possibilities.
Discovery, 2015, 46(213), 112-120
Development and Feature Extraction of Portable Electromyogram-Triggered Stimulator
Snehal D Salunkhe, Shailaja S Patil
The paper reports the feature extraction from myoelectric signal of normal person and paralyzed patient for Electromyogram triggered stimulator. Analysing accurate and optimum features from acquiesced Myoelectric Signal (from paralyzed patient’s lower limb) is very useful to detect the lower limb movements like knee movements.
Discovery, 2015, 46(215), 203-207
Effect of facing type on the behaviour of soil-nailed slopes: centrifuge and numerical study
Viswanadham BVS, Rotte VM
This paper evaluates the significance of slope facing on the stability and deformation behaviour of soil-nailed slopes subjected to seepage. A short series of centrifuge tests was performed to study the behaviour of 5V:1H soil-nailed slopes.