American Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence Law: Europe Australia Singapore - An Actual or Perceived Dichotomy

    Robert Walters, Matthew Coghlan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 55-65
    Received: 1 November 2019
    Accepted: 27 November 2019
    Published: 5 December 2019
    Abstract: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is moving so rapidly policy makers, regulators, governments and the legal profession are struggling to keep up. However, AI is not new and it has been used for more than two decades. Coupled with AI, personal data, along with cyber security law, and the challenges posed by the current legal frameworks are nothing short ... Show More
  • Challenges and Safety in Erection and Commissioning of 280/85 Tons Single Failure Proof EOT Crane at PFBR

    Swamynathan Kudiyarasan, Poundraj Sivakumar, Sanjeevi Umapathi, Malangu Eswaran Sarath Chander

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: 26 September 2019
    Accepted: 26 November 2019
    Published: 10 December 2019
    Abstract: The Electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane installed in Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), Reactor Containment Building (RCB) is the largest capacity EOT crane installed in any nuclear power plants in India with some unique features of its own. It has been built with a single failure proof concept which is one of the prime requirements of a nu... Show More
  • Evaluation of Pavement Distress for Asphalt Pavement Using Pavement Condition Index: Case Study from Adama to Awash Arba

    Ashebir Belete Werkineh, Bekele Arega Demissie

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 73-79
    Received: 11 November 2019
    Accepted: 2 December 2019
    Published: 13 December 2019
    Abstract: Pavement distress is a common problem for an opening road network and this distress is caused due to overloading of vehicles, poor maintenance, rapid traffic growth and improper design and implementation. This research study focused in Adama to Awash-Arba road section. The main objective of this research work was to evaluate the pavement distress u... Show More
  • Effect of Alkaline Concentration and Solid Liquid Ratio on the Acid Resistance of Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Mortar

    Abel W. Ourgessa, Amen Aniley, Ababo G. Gudisa, Ibsa Neme, Alemshet Bekele

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: 5 September 2019
    Accepted: 6 November 2019
    Published: 19 December 2019
    Abstract: Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) is one of the most widely used binders in building materials. However, OPC production is related with high CO2 emission and high energy consumption. Currently geopolymer cements are found to be the alternative substitute for OPC. Geopolymers most commonly are covalently bonded alkali-aluminosilicates which are X-ray a... Show More