Engineering Research and Innovation

Print ISSN
2152-4157
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Online ISSN
2152-4165


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Volume 13, Number 1, Spring / Summer 2021

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor’s Note: Electric versus Conventional Vehicles

Philip Weinsier, IJERI Manuscript Editor

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Prediction of Heat Treatment Distortion and Optimization of Manufacturing Tolerances for Selected Gears

Akaff S. Diam, University of Northern Iowa; Julie Z. Zhang, University of Northern Iowa; Ali E. Kashef, University of Northern Iowa

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Development of a Regression Equation for Predicting Concrete Strength

Tamer M. Breakah, Ball State University; Joseph Osei Safo-Kantanka, Ball State University; Sherif O. Attallah, Ball State University

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Fuel Economy, Annual Fuel Costs, and Maintenance of Conventional and Electric Vehicles

Kay R. Morgan, Indiana State University; M. Affan Badar, Indiana State University; Suhansa Rodchua, University of Central Missouri; A. Mehran Shahhosseini, Indiana State University

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Optimizing Power Consumption in a Liquid Crystal Display

John R Haughery, Iowa State University

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Optimizing High-Strength Concrete Using Polynomial Curve Fitting for Mix Proportioning

Michael C. Pickett, US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville Center; Shane Palmquist, Western Kentucky University; Jason Wilson, Western Kentucky University

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Optimization of Abrasive Machining of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymers

Jaby Mohammed, Illinois State University; Jamal Sheik-Ahmad, Khalifa University

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Tandem Ball Bearings vs. Tapered Roller Bearings: A Brief Review of Utilization in a Differential Gearbox

Antonio Cesar Silva Sacco, Paula Souza Technological Center; Audie Trabachini, Paula Souza Technological Center; Mauricio Torres, Indiana Tech; Clovis de Souza Dias, Paula Souza Technological Center

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A MATLAB-Based, Free-Space Radio-Frequency Propagation-Loss Simulator with Graphical User Interface

Gene L. Harding, Purdue University; Matthew Engstrom, Purdue University

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