micro-element analysis Articles

  • A quick guide to oil analysis for engine test applications

    Reliability testing is a very important component of new engine development. Engineers need to fully understand and chart the engine lifetime performance under a variety of conditions before mass production may be considered. Many important performance data parameters are collected in real time through the many different types of sensors that are connected to the engine in the test cell and oil ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Elemental analysis

    This article describes the benefits of the MiniPal QC for characterizing coal at-line. The MiniPal QC is a benchtop energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence system designed to fulfill the needs for rapid and reliable elemental analysis at line. ...


    By PANalytical

  • Monitoring of typical pumps and aerator in a water treatment plant

    The wireless vibration network of Wi-care system consists of the communication between three components; the transmitter, the range extender and the receiver. The transmitter is fixed on the machine and transmits the vibration and the temperature data at the measurement point. The second element of the Wi-care wireless network is the range extender, its function is to transmit vibration and ...


    By Wi-Care

  • Determination of micro and macro elements in waters with the ELAN DRC-e

    The ability of reaction cell technology to reduce the effects of spectral interferences is well-known, but another, lesser-known capability also exists: extending the dynamic range. This is accomplished by adjusting the bandpass parameters with no gas in the cell. Because the bandpass parameters can be adjusted on a per-mass basis, sensitivity can be reduced on selected isotopes without affecting ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Determination of macro, micro nutrient and trace element concentrations in Indian medicinal plants using instrumental neutron activation analysis and atomic absorption spectroscopy techniques

    Specific parts (fruits and seeds) of different medicinal plants often used in Indian Ayurvedic system were analysed for 18 elements (K, Mn, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Co, Br, Sm, Cl, La, Al, Cr, Ca Cd, Ni, Pb and Hg) by employing instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) and atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) techniques. The samples were irradiated with thermal neutrons in a nuclear reactor and the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Elemental Analysis - Automation Without Limits

    Fully automated carbon, sulfur, chlorine, and nitrogen analysis in liquid and solid samples is possible! Thanks to the multi-matrix sampler you have the security of being able to meet the most varied analytical challenges in next to no time with one single system - the multi EA® 5000. Its intelligent construction facilitates the highest sample throughput ever in organic elemental analysis. ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Content Analysis of Toxic Elements in Soil by Simultaneous ICP

    Contaminated soil not only leads to contamination of untreated drinking water through permeation into river water and rainwater, it adversely affects health when the soil itself is directly ingested as a child puts the ground into a stoma into a play etc. Therefore, assessment of soil toxicity using a defined method is required. I In Japan, the Soil ...

  • EDXRF Analysis of Sulfur and Other Elements in Oil

    The concentrations of sulfur substances in fuel oil, which greatly contribute to air pollution and acid rain, are regulated by law in many countries, and these regulations are becoming stricter with the growing concern about their impact on the environment and the consequences for society. Here, using the easy-to-operate EDX-720 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, we determined the ...

  • ICP Analysis of Multiple Elements in Drinking Water

    The amount of water typically consumed by an adult is said to be about two liters per day, and nearly all of this is tap water or mineral water, generally referred to as "drinking water." Conducting safety inspections are the responsibility of each country according to their respective regulations. Typically, there are many target elements included in the test, such as sodium (Na), calcium ...

  • Thermal analysis of smart fins in a micro heat exchanger

    Micro heat exchangers using smart fins undergo variation of temperature along the passage of fluid flow. This requires analysis of these smart cantilevers under thermal load. In the present research, thermal analysis of bi-metallic smart, surface mounted, piezo patched cantilevers under thermal excitation, has been carried out. Electro-thermo-elastic governing equations and constitutive equations ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Mercury Analysis

    Characteristics of Mercury What is Mercury? Mercury is a naturally occurring silver-colored metallic element noted for its occurrence as a liquid at room temperature and toxic to living organisms. This silvery, opaque liquid metal is very dense, yet has a high surface tension that causes it to form tiny perfect spheres in the pores of the rocks it is found in. It is ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Finite element analysis of turbine generator rotor winding shorted turns

    Abstract Online magnetic flux monitoring via permanently installed air-gap flux probes is a well- established technology to determine the presence of shorted turns in a turbine generator rotor winding. Flux measurements are normally performed using flux probes installed in the machine air gap (on a stator wedge) and connected to portable or permanently installed instruments. In this ...

  • Finite element analysis of slip damping in riveted built–up beams

    Damping in built–up structures is produced by the energy dissipation due to micro–slip along the frictional interfaces. A finite element model of the linear elastic system has been formulated using the Euler–Bernoulli beam theory to investigate the damping phenomena in riveted connections. The discrete element system having two degrees of freedom per node representing ν and ∂v/∂x has been used ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Micro-foundations of the Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis: an empirical analysis

    The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis argues for an inverted-U shaped relationship between economic development and environmental quality. Although this relation has been mainly enquired at the macro-economic level, it is actually resting on the assumption of a number of changes in the attitudes and behaviours of high-income country citizens. This paper looks for empirical evidence ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Second law analysis of a multiport serpentine Micro–Channel Slab Heat Exchanger

    Second law analysis is recognised as an effective tool to determine the thermodynamic performance of many systems. In the present work, it is used for a steady–state multiport serpentine slab cross–flow Micro–Channel Heat Exchanger (MCHX) to analyse its thermodynamic performance. Micro–scale devices have been widely used due to advancements in micro–scale fabricating technologies. This type of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Optimisation of micro gas turbine by exergy, economic and environmental (3E) analysis

    This research proposes a new method for optimisation of a power generation system based on exergy fuel cost and external social cost of air pollution. A thermodynamic model is provided to estimate the outlet mass flow rates of CO2, CO, NO and NO2 for a gas turbine based on maximising the first and second law efficiencies and minimising the objective function. Results show that inclusion of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Group-IV and V ion implantation into nanomaterials and elemental analysis on the nanometre scale

    Novel group-IV and V nanomaterials are produced by newly set-up low energy ion implantation and electron beam annealing (EBA) systems at GNS Science. This review paper introduces the community to GNS's new nanotechnology systems. Three representative examples on the use of the systems for nanotechnology research and development are given for (a) subsurface lead ion implantation into Si resulting ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Determination of Trace Elements in Lead for Battery Applications using Atomic Absorption Analysis

    Sample and Standard Preparation procedures for Trace Elements in Lead [1] Preparation of Lead (Pb) Samples: Drill Pb metal to make small pieces. Weigh 2.0 grams of these pieces on a balance. Place the sample in a 400ml Pyrex breaker and add 10ml H2O, 2.5 grams of tartaric acid and 7ml HNO3. Warm on a hot-plate until the sample dissolves. Dilute to 100ml in a volumetric flask with water (H2O). ...


    By Buck Scientific Inc

  • Optimal finite element modelling for modal analysis of liquid storage circular tanks

    Model analysis of liquid storage vertical tanks is a complex task due to fluid–structure–soil interaction. Analysis of tanks subjected to earthquake excitations using finite element modelling (FEM) has become a preferred technique. The FEM is validated by comparing its results with experimental and theoretical results in the literature. However, most finite element studies in literature do not ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Finite element analysis of buried continuous pipeline subjected to fault motion

    Pipeline generally extends over long distances traversing through wide variety of different soils, geological conditions and regions with different seismicity. Most analytical models developed in the past for pipeline fault crossing are of limited usage as models developed were useful only for strike slip fault. Incorporating the large geometric changes in analytical study is a tricky task; ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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