American Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017

  • An Evaluation of Furniture Making Methods for Yachts

    Emre Ergul, Andrea Ratti, Sebastiano Ercoli, Arianna Bionda

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 205-211
    Received: 12 July 2017
    Accepted: 28 July 2017
    Published: 8 January 2018
    Abstract: There are mainly three different methods of furniture making for yachts as on-site method, mock-up method and computerized method. On-site method is the oldest and traditional way which has been developed by old talented wooden boat builders. In fact, the method is still alive in many small boatyards where the artisans apply the techniques learned ... Show More
  • The Performance of the Low Cost Masonry Cement Blocks as a Partial Substitution of Coconut Shell Ash

    Pius Rodney Fernando, Sahabdeen Mohammed Aazir, Namasivagam Pushpalatha, Nadarajah Puvanakanthan, Vidana Heneyalage Theegis Nishantha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 212-220
    Received: 1 October 2017
    Accepted: 10 November 2017
    Published: 11 January 2018
    Abstract: Aim of the research was to investigate the effect of Coconut Shell Ash (CSA) with cement as a partial substitution in the production of alternative cement blocks to subsist conventional ones. Utilization of this natural agro waste material helps to prevent the environmental pollution, reduces the construction cost as well as contributes to sustaina... Show More