Mehdi Akbari

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  • Farzin Piltan, Mansour Bazregar, Marzieh kamgari, Mehdi Akbari, Mojdeh Piran
  • 2013
Fuel ratio (FR) is the mass ratio of air and fuel trapped inside a cylinder before combustion begins, and it affects engine emissions, fuel economy, and other performances. For a dual fuel engine equipped with both port-fuel-injection (PFI) and direct injection (DI) systems, the fuel ratio is the ratio of the first fuel and total fuel masses. In this(More)
BACKGROUND The Bipolar Depression Rating Scale is an instrument to measure depression severity in patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This study has reevaluated the psychometric values of the Bipolar Depression Rating Scale through assessing an Iranian sample of patients with bipolar depression. METHODS A total of 60 patients (36 males and 24(More)
BACKGROUND A bipolar spectrum definition presented to help the designation of more appropriate diagnostic criteria for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-V) is Ghaemi et al. Bipolar Spectrum Disorder (BSD). The present study evaluates the BSD frequency among inpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and tries(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the occurrence and dissemination of bla(OXA-like) carbapenemase genes and their insertion sequences among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates, taken from different hospitals in Tehran city and also their roles in the induction of resistance to carbapenem drugs. A total number of 100 non duplicate Acinetobacter baumannii with(More)
BACKGROUND Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is one of the most common occupational illnesses. Most of the studies on NIHL were conducted at high noise levels that people are rarely exposed to but in industries. The function of the outer hair cells (OHCs) is impaired after exposure to industrial noise. Distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) are(More)
Whole body vibration (WBV) is one of the most vexing problems in industries. There is a debate about the effect of WBV exposure on hearing system as vibration-induced hearing loss. The purpose of this study was to investigate outer hair cells’ (OHCs’) hearing response hearing response to distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) in rabbits exposed(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Whole body vibration (WBV) is a potentially harmful consequence resulting from the dissipation of energy by industrial machineries. The result of WBV exposure on the auditory system remains unknown. The objective of the present research was to evaluate the influence of WBV on cochlear function, in particular outer hair cell(More)
INTRODUCTION Hemolytic kernicterus, an indirect bilirubin-induced brain dysfunction, is associated with hyper-bilirubinemia in mammalian neonates. In this study, a new model of kernicterus has been developed using intra-peritoneal injections of phenyl hydrazine and subcutaneous injections of sulfisoxazole. These drugs can potentially induce kernicterus in(More)
BACKGROUND Outer hair cells' (OHCs') dysfunctions as the extent of temporary and permanent threshold shifts (TTS and PTS) and cochlear damage were assessed in rabbits exposed to continuous noise METHODS Twelve New Zealand white rabbits were studied in noise (N) (n=6; exposed to continuous noise; 95 dB SPL, 500-8000 Hz for 8 h per day during 5 consecutive(More)
To handle scheduling of tasks on heterogeneous systems, an algorithm is proposed to reduce execution time while allowing for maximum parallelization. The algorithm is based on multi-objective scheduling cuckoo optimization algorithm (MOSCOA). In this algorithm, each cuckoo represents a scheduling solution in which the ordering of tasks and processors(More)