Caledonian Journal of Engineering


The Caledonian College of Engineering is one of the leading private engineering colleges in the Sultanate of Oman. We are publishing a half-yearly journal ‘Caledonian Journal of Engineering’ to encourage research activities in the field of science and engineering in this part of the world.

It was started in the year 2004 to encourage in-house research and scholarly activities.  The journal is now a peer reviewed international journal, with Copernicus indexing, publishing articles in engineering research

Aim and Scope

The aim of the Caledonian Journal of Engineering (CJE) is to provide high quality technical papers, research and critical reviews on the emerging field of science and engineering associated with significant information.

The journal endeavors to publish high quality, peer reviewed research papers pertaining to the following subject areas:

  • Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering and 
  • Allied Engineering Disciplines including Applied Mathematics

The journal also seeks articles encompassing information on science theory, policies, application or practice that will advance thinking in the scientific field of interest.

Professor Joseph V Thanikal
Associate Editors
Dr. Senguttuvan. A
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Dr M C Majumder
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India
Assoc. Prof. G.R.Ramesh Kumar
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Dr Mohamed Raouf
Gulf Research Centre, UAE
Dr M. Achuthan
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Dr Renate Sitte
Griffith University, Australia
Dr Brian Stewart
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK
Prof VSRK Prasad
Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology & Sciences (ANITS), India
Dr Ernest Y Baafi
University of Wollongong, Australia
Dr Uma Shankar Tiwari
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India
Dr Gulshan Taneja
M D University, India
Dr Xavier Fernando
Ryerson University, Canada
Prof Aunpam Srivastav
MECIT, Sultanate of Oman

Publishing Committee

Ms. Jenny Walker
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Prof. C.V.Sudhir
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Mr. K.P. Mansoor Ali
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Mr. Moes Muhktar Salah Meddeb
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman

Advisory Board

Dr Ahmed Hassan Al Bulushi
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Prof D K Harrison        
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK
Prof Swapan Battacharya
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India
Prof Dr K P Ramachandran
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Prof Mohsen Morad Sherif
UAE University, Al Ain, UAE
Prof Dr S M Rizwan
Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Dr Khalifa Al Jabri
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman


Caledonian Journal of Engineering {CJE} ISSN: 1999-9496
Call for papers

Caledonian Journal of Engineering (CJE) is published bi-annually (January-June and July-December) by Caledonian College of Engineering, Sultanate of Oman. The aim of the journal is to publish academically creative, innovative technical and research papers, and critical reviews on science and engineering. It publishes high quality peer reviewed paperspertaining to the fields of science and technology and is widely circulated to academics, scholars, students, professionals and field practitioners, and those seeking an update on current experience and future prospects in relation to any of the related areas.

CJE focuses on current research addressing engineering aspects, including technological developments, technology futures, national policies, standards, organization, infrastructure, sourcing, system development and implementation. The journal also seeks papers encompassing information science theory, policies and application or practice that will advance thinking in the scientific field of interest. It also publishes articles that advance our understanding and application of research approaches and methods.

Call for papers for Caledonian Journal of Engineering

The Caledonian Journal of Engineering invites original research and technical papers for its future issues in the following areas (but not limited to):            

Topic 1: Applied Mathematics
Topic 2: Built and Natural Environment
Topic 3: Computer Engineering
Topic 4: Chemical and Process Engineering
Topic 5: Electrical Power Engineering
Topic 6: Electronics and Communication Engineering
Topic 7: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Guidelines for paper submission

All papers must be the author’s original work. It is essential that each manuscript be accompanied by an abstract of maximum of 200 words. All authors’ contact addresses, emails, telephone numbers and fax numbers should be included in the paper. The title of the paper must be restricted to 50 words. Please refer to the template for other information regarding the submission of papers.

The Editorial Board has the right to accept or reject a paper, and / or to make necessary modifications. The board’s decision shall be held final.



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List of Manuscript

 Volume 08      Number 02                 July - Dec 2012                             ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Neural Network-Based Stream Image Encryption
    Siddeeq Y. Ameen, Karam M. Z. Othman & Mohammed. H. Al-Jammas

  2. Flow Development in a Curved Diffuser: Experimental Studies
    Nirmal K. Das,  Halder B,  Ray P, and  Majumdar B

  3. Biosorption of Chromium Ions from Aqueous Solution By Using Citrus Reticulata:
    Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies
    Nageswara Rao L, Feroz Shaik and Prabhakar G

  4. Comparative Study between Two Models of an Oil Delivering System with Switching
    Over to Other System and Two Types of Hiring Policies
    Gulshan Taneja and Upasana Tandon

  5. A Versatile Exact Pattern Matching Algorithm for Biological Sequences
    Latha Parthiban

  6. Decoupled Active Disturbance Rejection Control of 2dof Rp-Manipulator
    Ankur Goel and Akhilesh Swarup

  7. Maintenance Analysis of Port Plc’s - A Case Study
    Mathew AG & Rizwan SM

 Volume 08                     Number 01                  January-June 2012                   ISSN 1999-9496

  1. An Overview of Continuous and Discrete Sliding Mode Control
    Ankur Goel and Akhilesh Swarup

  2. An EOQ Inventory Model with Price Dependent Demand, Weibull Distribution Deterioration with Shortage And Time Relative Holding Cost
    Sharma MK    and Sabbir Khan

  3. Analysis, Modelling and Simulation of Machine Tool Feed Axis Drive
    Jagannath De, Nilotpal Banerjee

  4. Supply Chain Integration: A Case Study
    Pramod K Shahabadkar   and Hebbal SS

  5. The Performance of Limited Bandwidth DPSK Communication System over AWGN Channel Using Early-Late Synchronization
    Mohamad A. A. Alhabbar, Azhar S. Abdulaziz

  6. Experimental Investigations on Two-Phase Flow for Air-Water System
    Saravanan AM, Senthilkumar R and Feroz S

 Volume 07               Number 02              July - December 2011                  ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Detection of Sleep Patterns of Electroencephalogram Using Self-Organizing Feature Map and Learning Vector Quantization
    Upadhyay PK and Sinha RK
  2. Probability Distribution and Maximum Entropy Principle
    Kumar A, Mahajan S and Kumar R
  3. Optimizational Principles Forminimizing Risk in Portfolio Analysis
    Tuli RK
  4. Probabilistic Analysis of a Sophisticated System With Some Warranted Components Considering Two Types of Service Facility and Delay in Warranty Claims
    Rajeev Kumar and Shamsher Singh Mor
  5. Reliability and Economic Analysis of a System Comprising Booster and Main Pumps Working in an Oil Refinery Plant
    Gulshan Taneja, Rekha Narang and Upasana Sharma
  6. Spatial Stability of Hydromagnetic Swirling Flows
    Dua NK, Goel R and Hari Kishan
  7. Work Force Assignment in a Glass Mould Manufacturing Company Using Artificial Neural Network
    Murali RV, Puri AB, Al-Rahim KF and Prabhakaran G
  8. Evaluation of Crude Oil Desalting Methods
    Shahjahan, Sultan Al Rubkhi and. Feroz S

 Volume 07            Number 01            January-June 2011(Special Issue)            ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Biomass Based Integrated Power System
    Srinivas T, B V ReddyB V and Gupta A VSSKS
  2. Economic Feasibility of Solar Water Heating Systems in Oman
    Ohood Al- Hamdani, Hussein A Kazem, Mohammed H Al-Mansori and Khalid Abdulaziz K Ambusaidi, Feras Hasoon, Muna Al-Ajmi,  Sanaa Al-Sheidi, Ali H A Al-Waeli and Maryam Al-Breiki
  3. Evaluation of Reliability Range Indices for Single Solar Power Based Radial Distribution Networks with Data Uncertainties
    Dharmasa, Radhakrishna C, Jain H S, Srikant Surpam, Srinivas Goud and Ravi Chander S
  4. Optimised Concentrator for The Solar Photonic Optoelectronic Transformer: First Optimisation Stage
    Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki, Roberto Ramirez-Iniguez, Scott G McMeekin, Brian G Stewart and   Barry Clive
  5. Performance Analysis of Solar Installation at CCE
    Ravinder Kumar, Feroz Sheik, Raghavesh D and Resel
  6. Performance Study of a Solar Thermal Power Plant
    Srinivas T and Sankar Ganesh N
  7. Reliability Modeling And Analysis Of A Refinery Based Centrifugal Pump
    Saud Talib Saud Al - Amri, Mathew A G and  Rizwan S M
  8. Study the Effect of Photocatalyst in the Desalination of Sea Water by Solar Energy
    Sulaiman T A and Feroz S

Volume 06               Number 02               July-December 2010                ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Application of Central Composite Design for the Development of the Optimized Complex Medium for Phenol Degradation Using PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA (NCIM 2074)
    Chandana Lakshmi MVV, Sridevi V and Narasimha Rao
  2. Determination of VLE Data for MTBE-Benzene System and Prediction of Thermodynamic Consistency
    Venkata Ramana Murthy B and Ahmed Al-Hassan
  3. Mass Transfer Enhancement in Fluidized Beds
    Nagamalleswara Rao K,  Rajendra Prasad P and Sujatha V
  4. New Generalized Measures of Fuzzy Divergence
    Deshmukh KC, Khot PG and Nikhil
  5. Performance Evaluation of A Wireless Local Area Network Deploying Real-Time Multimedia Traffic
    Shaik Madhar Saheb1, Anup Kumar Bhattacharjee2, Vallavaraj.A
  6. Stress Analysis in Cementless Hip Prosthesis
    Sivasankar M, Dhandapani N, Balaji D, Raajkumar NR, Iyappan S, Yuvaraj J and Raja K
  7. Studies on Mixing During Start-Up of Inverse Turbulent Fluidised Bed Reactor
    Joseph. V.THANIKAL, Renaud Escudié and René Moletta
  8. Study of Flange Contact for a Railway Truck on Curved Track
    Nilotpal Banerjee 

 Volume 06               Number 01               January-June 2010               ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Two-Unit Cold Standby System with Rest and Urgency of Job
    Balgeet Singh Sindhu
  2. Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Two-Unit Cold Standby Sophisticated System Wherein Units Have Three Operational Stages
    Rajeev Kumar, M K Sharma, Shamsher Singh Mor
  3. Development of Zinc Sulphate Controlled Release Fertilizer Sand as Inert Matrix with Naphthalene Coating
    D Kamalakar, L Nageswara Rao, P Rohinikumar, M Venkateswara Rao
  4. Modelling of Surface Roughness in End Milling of INCONEL-718 Using Back Propagation Neural Network and Radial Basis Function Network
    Aritra Biswas and Shibendu Shekhar Roy
  5. On the Applicaton of the TLM Modelling for Simulating Thermal Flow in a Punch-Through Diode
    Irfan S H Al-Anbagi, Ahmad T Younis and Faris Salman
  6. Reliability Computation of Microprocessor Based Mechatronics Systems – A Highlights for Engineers
    A Ahmad
  7. Rolling Element Bearing Faults Detection, A Time-Domain Analysis
    Moammer Ali Saud AL-Tubi and Khalid F. Al-Raheem
  8. Synthesis and Characterization of MnO2 Doped Barium Strontium Titanate
    Mousumi Banerjee, Siddhartha Mukherjee and Saikat Maitra

 Volume 05               Number 02               July-December 2009                ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Identification of Stressful Events Using Wavelet Transform and Multilayer Feed-Forward Network
    Prabhat Kumar Upadyhaya, Rakesh Kumar Sinha and Bhuwan
  2. An Optimised Approach to Provide Superior QoS for Multimedia Applications in IEEE 802.16E Systems
    B Kaarthick, N Nagarajan, E Raguvaran and G Saimethun
  3. Performance of Biodiesel from Karanja Oil as Fuel in Tractor Engines
    David K  Daniel, Nikkhil Matthews Mathai, C D Naiju, T R Srinivasan and R Kaviarasu
  4. Adsorption of Lead and Zinc from Aqueous Solution Using Syzygium Cumini L. as Adsorbent
    N Rakesh,  L Nageswara Rao, P Kalpana, and M Venkateswara Rao
  5. Studies on the Kinetics of Decomposition of India Magnesites
    J Singh, N Bandyopadhyay, T K Parya, P Kumar and S. Maitra
  6. Dynamics of a Horizontal Single Dist Jeffcott Roto
    C Chattoraj, S N Sengupta and M C Majumder
  7. Nondestructive Testing and Identification of Defects in GFRP Pipes Using Pulse Active Infrared Thermography
    G K Vijayaraghavan, M C Majumder and K PRamachandran
  8. Optimization of Machining Fixture Layout Considering Workpiece Dynamics
    S Vishnupriyan, K P Ramachandran, K P Padmanaban and M C Majumder

Volume 05               Number 01               January-June 2009v               ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Analysis of a 2-Unit Cold Standby System Working in a Sugar Mill with Operating and Rest Periods
    Amit Goyal, Gulshan Taneja and D V Singh
  2. Feedback Loop Control of Reactive Sputtering of ZrN Films
    Raad A Swady
  3. Influence of Addition of Silica Fume and Fly Ash on Strength Aspects of High Performance Concrete
    K Chinnaraju, K Subramanian, and S R R Senthil Kumar
  4. Module Based Bond Graph Modeling of a Railway Wheelset
    Nilotpal Banerjee
  5. Profit Evaluation of a Single Unit CC Plant with Scheduled Maintenance
    A G Mathew, S M Rizwan, M C Majumder, K P Ramachandran and G Taneja
  6. Studies on Momentum Transfer with Coaxially Placed Twisted Tape-Disc  Assembly as Turbulence Promoter in Circular Conduit
    V Nageswara Rao

 Volume 04               Number 02               July-December 2008               ISSN 1999-9496

  1. Comparison of Adsorption Capacities of Activated Carbon and Coconut Shell Carbon for Treating Distillery Spent Wash
    G.B.Shinde, R.S.Vaidya and N.B.Raut
  2. Quadratic and Exponential Cost Function in Economic Load Dispatch of Thermal Power Plants: A Comparison
    Mohammad Mohatram, Praveen Dhyani and Peeysh Tewari
  3. Stability Analysis of a Vaccinated Epidemic Model with Time Delay
    Sumit Kumar Banerjee
  4. Studies on the Non-Isothermal Degradation Kinetics of Grafted Anionic Polycrylamide Gel
    Ayman Abo Jabal, Isa M.Tan, Zakaria Man and  Saikat Maitra
  5. Studies on Ionic Mass Transfer with Coaxially Placed Disc as Turbulence Promoter in Circular Conduits
    V.Nageswara Rao and N.Chitti Babu
  6. Study on Convective Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop in Short Passages of Triangular Channels
    M.Venkateswara Rao, C.V.Subrahmanyam, P.V.Ravi Kumar and M.L.Narayana Rao

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