American Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023

  • An Assessment of Residential Buildings to Identify Strategies Towards Building Sustainability

    Noah Gethsemane Akhimien

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 184-188
    Received: Aug. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 11, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to identify strategies for a sustainable residential building. Building sustainability can simply be described as the ease of using a building with little or no cost over a period of performance and efficiency. Sustainable Architecture is a path to elongating the dilapidating process of a structure. Architectural sustainabi... Show More
  • Ergonomic Multifunctional Building Tool Design to Increase Work Productivity of Msmes Employees

    I Gede Santosa, M. Yusuf

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 189-193
    Received: Sep. 09, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 25, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: In culinary businesses that are members of MSMEs or small food processing industries, grating work is usually done manually. The tools used for grating are usually also simple. Sometimes grating work, such as grating coconuts, sweet potatoes, cassava, and so on, is done by paying for grating services. This is considered less effective and adds time... Show More
  • Research Article

    Design of Ergonomic Harmonica Wire Forming Tools to Increase Work Productivity of Harmonica Fence Craftsmen

    Gede Oka Pujihadi, I Komang Rusmariadi, I Putu Sastra Negara, I Ketut Gde Juli Suarbawa, M. Yusuf

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 194-198
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: A harmonica fence is a type of fence made of steel wire that is zigzaggingly assembled into a harmonica. Making harmonica fences requires appropriate wire forming tools so that the results can be more precise and consistent. Formation of harmonica wire using the bending method. Bending is a job by applying pressure to certain parts so that plastic ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Utilization of Biomaterial (Bamboo Carbon) as Phase Change Material (PCM) for Electric Vehicle Batteries Cooling Media

    I Made Arsawan*, I Dewa Gede Ary Subagia, I Putu Sastra Negara, I Nengah Ludra, Ide Bagus Puspa Indra

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 199-205
    Received: Sep. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 12, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Consumption of fossil fuels, especially oil and gas, increases every year. The use of fossil fuels in the transportation sector can result in environmental pollution, especially air pollution. One alternative that can be done in the transportation sector is the use of electric vehicles. Currently, the development of electric vehicles is still hampe... Show More
  • Research Article

    Electrical Characteristics of Quaternary Layered Structured Tl4In3GaS8 Crystals

    Jazi Abdullah Mohammed Abdulwahed

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 206-209
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Despite the fact that numerous compositions of quaternary chalcogenides have recently been identified as having high thermoelectric capabilities and are still being studied for energy applications, experimental data on the electrical characteristics of Tl4In3GaS8 crystals is scarce. In this paper, growing quaternary Tl4In3GaS8 layered crystals have... Show More
  • Research Article

    Development of an Appropriate Clove Threshing Machine to Increase the Productivity of Clove Farmers in Munduk-Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia

    Ida Bagus Puspa Indra, I Made Arsawan, Anak Agung Ngurah Bagus Mulawarman, I Ketut Gde Juli Suarbawa, M. Yusuf*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 210-216
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Clove plants are one of the agricultural commodities with high economic value. Good as spices, clove cigarette mixtures, ingredients for making medicines and ingredients for making essential oils. In the process of harvesting cloves, the process of separating clove flowers from their stalks still has many obstacles. The process currently carried ou... Show More
  • Research Article

    Design of an Ergonomic Rotating Steering System on an Electric Cart Based on RULA Analysis (Rapid Upper Limb Assessment) and Using Solidworks Software

    I. Made Sudana, I. Made Rajendra, M. Yusuf*, I. Gede Nyoman Suta Waisnawa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 217-225
    Received: Oct. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Designing material transportation equipment using human-powered carts is not efficient. An electric drive system can be an environmentally friendly system that can be implemented on three-wheeled carts, thereby replacing the role of humans in doing so. developing an electric drive device with a 48 V 1000watt Brushless DC (BLDC) type, 12 Ah lithium ... Show More
  • Research Article

    CFD Application to Estimate Air Flow Rate for Normal Ventilation in Metro Trains and Stations

    Mohamed Abuelkassem Mohamed, Elseman Ibrahim Abdelrasoul, Sayed Ramadan Hamed*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 226-234
    Received: Oct. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Due to the problem of lacking enough fresh air for passengers in underground metro stations, increasing attention has been paid to improving ventilation in underground metro stations. In this paper, the distribution characteristics of airflow fields, geometry of the station, and the influence of airflow rate changes on passengers’ ventilation condi... Show More
  • Review Article

    Bangladeshi Handloom Industry: Existing Status and Upcoming Hindrances

    Nusrat Jahan Nipa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 235-241
    Received: Oct. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: The Bangladeshi handloom industry holds a significant position in the country's cultural heritage, economic landscape, and global artisanal market. It highlights the industry's rich tradition of craftsmanship, intricate designs, and role in providing livelihoods to numerous artisans across the nation. Despite its cultural significance and potential... Show More