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Influence of alkali treatment and fibre length on mechanical properties of short Agave fibre reinforced epoxy composites
Abstract Composites based on short Agave fibres (untreated and alkali treated) reinforced epoxy resin using three different fibre lengths (3 mm, 7 mm and 10 mm length) are prepared by using hand layExpand
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The mechanical properties, deformation and thermomechanical properties of alkali treated and untreated Agave continuous fibre reinforced epoxy composites
Abstract The mechanical properties such as tensile, compressive, flexural, impact strength and water absorption of the alkali treated continuous Agave fibre reinforced epoxy composite (TCEC) andExpand
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Investigation on Physio-chemical and Mechanical Properties of Raw and Alkali-treated Agave americana Fiber
This paper aims at introducing new natural fibers for use as fillers in a polymeric matrix enabling production of cost-effective, biodegradable, and lightweight composites for load carryingExpand
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Engineering properties of concrete with partial utilization of used foundry sand.
Solid wastes generated from manufacturing industries are increasing at an alarming rate and it is consistently increasing. One such industrial solid waste is Used Foundry Sand (UFS). On the otherExpand
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Experimental investigation of solar water heater integrated with a nanocomposite phase change material
This present work contributes to the improvement in thermal energy storage capacity of an all-glass evacuated tube solar water heater by integrating it with a phase change material (PCM) and with aExpand
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Investigations on an evacuated tube solar water heater using hybrid-nano based organic phase change material
ABSTRACT This work explores the opportunities to address the setback in thermal energy storage of solar-based water heaters by uniting it with a suitable hybrid-nano composite phase change materialExpand
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Biodiesel Blend, Fuel Properties and its Emission Characteristics Sterculia Oil in Diesel Engine
In the wake of current energy scenario, major research is focused on sustainable energy solution with major emphasis on energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources. Diesel engines haveExpand
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Studies on Agave Americana fibre reinforced composite materials
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Influence of Fibre Length on the Wear Behaviour of Chopped Agave americana Fibre Reinforced Epoxy Composites
An experimental study to determine the wear behaviour of Agave fibre reinforced epoxy composites (AFEC) has been conducted. Epoxy composites reinforced with Agave fibres of length 3, 5 and 7 mmExpand
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Experimental investigations on thermal properties of nano-SiO2/paraffin phase change material (PCM) for solar thermal energy storage applications
ABSTRACT This paper investigates the influence of low mass% SiO2 nanoparticles on the thermal properties of the paraffin wax for solar thermal energy storage applications. The four nano-SiO2/paraffinExpand
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