This special issue contains 28 papers, mostly based on scientific research performed by professors and doctoral students from Universities and Institutes from Serbia, Croatia and Slovakia as well as papers written by researchers from Slovenia, Spain, India and Malaysia.

Published: 2014-06-18

From the Guest Editor

Aleksandar S. SEDMAK

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SOLAR ENERGY CONTRIBUTION TO THE ENERGY DEMAND FOR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM IN AN OFFICE BUILDING UNDER TRIPOLI CLIMATE CONDITIONS

Mohamed H. MUSBAH, Branislav D. ŽIVKOVIĆ, Franc F. KOSI, Mohamed M. ABDULGALIL, Aleksandra A. SRETENOVIĆ

S1-S12

TRIZ METHOD APPLICATION FOR IMPROVING THE SPECIAL VEHICLES MAINTENANCE

Saša M. PETROVIĆ, Jasmina V. LOZANOVIĆ ŠAJIĆ, Tijana V. KNEŽEVIĆ, Jovan M. PAVLOVIĆ, Goran R. IVANOVIĆ

S13-S20

INFLUENCE OF FRICTION STIR WELDING PARAMETERS ON PROPERTIES OF 2024 T3 ALUMINIUM ALLOY JOINTS

Marko P. RAKIN, Abdsalam M. ERAMAH, Darko M. VELJIĆ, Srđan S. TADIĆ, Nenad A. RADOVIĆ, Milorad M. ZRILIC, Milenko M. PEROVIĆ

S21-S28

EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL THERMO – MECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF FRICTION STIR WELDING OF HIGH – STRENGTH ALLUMINIUM ALLOY

Aleksandar S. SEDMAK, Darko M. VELJIĆ, Nikola S. BAJIĆ, Marko P. RAKIN, Bojan I. MEDJO, Darko R. BAJIĆ, Vencislav K. GRABULOV

S29-S38

INFLUENCE OF FURNACE TUBE SHAPE ON THERMAL STRAIN OF FIRE-TUBE BOILERS

Taško Dj. MANESKI, Branka M. GAĆEŠA, Vesna O. MILOŠEVIĆ-MITIĆ, Miodrag S. NESTOROVIĆ, Ana S. PETROVIĆ

S39-S47

DYNAMIC TEMPERATURE FIELD IN THE FERROMAGNETIC PLATE INDUCED BY MOVING HIGH FREQUENCY INDUCTOR

Vesna O. MILOŠEVIĆ-MITIĆ, Taško Dj. MANESKI, Nina M. ANDJELIĆ, Ljubica P. MILOVIĆ, Ana S. PETROVIĆ, Branka M. GAĆEŠA

S49-S58

MODELING OF THE BUCKSTAY SYSTEM OF MEMBRANE WALLS IN WATERTUBE BOILER CONSTRUCTION

Taško Dj. MANESKI, Hasan M. NAGIAR, Vesna O. MILOŠEVIĆ-MITIĆ, Branka M. GAĆEŠA, Nina M. ANDJELIĆ

S59-S72

THE INITIAL ANALYSIS OF THE RIVER IBAR TEMPERATURE DOWNSTREAM OF THE LAKE GAZIVODE

Ivana B. IVANOVIĆ, Dragan V. KALABA, Dejan M. ČIKARA, Gordana O. MILENTIJEVIĆ

S73- S80

FRACTURE MECHANICS ANALYSIS OF DAMAGED TURBINE ROTOR DISCS USING FINITE ELEMENT METHOD

Ivana V. VASOVIĆ, Stevan M. MAKSIMOVIĆ, Dragi P. STAMENKOVIĆ, Slobodan N. STUPAR, Gordana M. BAKIĆ, Mirko S. MAKSIMOVIĆ

S107-S112

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF TEMPERATURE FIELD DURING HARDFACING PROCESS AND COMPARISON WITH EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS

Vukić N. LAZIĆ, Ivana B. IVANOVIĆ, Aleksandar S. SEDMAK, Rebeka RUDOLF, Mirjana M. LAZIĆ, Zoran J. RADAKOVIĆ

S113-S120

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF THERMAL STRESSES IN WELDED JOINT MADE OF STEELS X20 AND X22

Saša M. MLADENOVIĆ, Vera M. ŠIJAČKI-ŽERAVIĆ, Goran M. BAKIĆ, Miloš B. DJUKIĆ, Jasmina V. LOZANOVIĆ ŠAJIĆ, Andrijana A. DJURDJEVIĆ, Marko P. RAKIN

S121-126

REMAINING LIFE ASSESSMENT OF A HIGH PRESSURE TURBINE CASING IN CREEP AND LOW CYCLE SERVICE REGIME

Gordana M. BAKIĆ, Vera M. ŠIJAČKI-ŽERAVIĆ, Miloš B. DJUKIĆ, Bratislav M. RAJIČIĆ, Marko M. TASIĆ

S127-S138

NUMERICAL ASPECTS FOR EFFICIENT WELDING COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS

Aleksandar S. SEDMAK, Tarek Kh.S. ABURUGA, Zoran J. RADAKOVIĆ

S139 - S148

CALCULATION OF t8/5 BY RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY FOR ELECTRIC ARC WELDING APPLICATIONS

Jose L. MESEGUER-VALDENEBRO, Eusebio J. MARTINEZ-CONESA, Valentin MIGUEL -EGUIA, Manuel VALCUENDE PAYA

S149 - S158

A NUMERICAL CREEP ANALYSIS ON THE INTERACTION OF TWIN PARALLEL EDGE CRACKS IN FINITE WIDTH PLATE UNDER TENSION

Mirko N. PAVIŠIĆ, Marko D. KATINIC, Drazan V. KOZAK, Pejo I. KONJATIC

S159 - S168

INTERFACIAL CRACK BEHAVIOR IN THE STATIONARY TEMPERATURE FIELD CONDITIONS

Ružica R. NIKOLIĆ, Jelena M. DJOKOVIĆ, Katarina Z. ŽIVKOVIĆ

S169-S178

FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING OF CREEP PROCESS – STEADY STATE STRESSES AND STRAINS

Aleksandar S. SEDMAK, Ljubica P. MILOVIĆ, Mirko N. PAVIŠIĆ, Pejo I. KONJATIĆ

S179-S188

THE PERFORMANCE OF PIP-CASCADE CONTROLER IN HVAC SYSTEM

Dragan V. LAZIĆ, Khaled M. B. LEGWEEL, Milan R. RISTANOVIĆ, Jasmina V. LOZANOVIĆ ŠAJIĆ

S213-S220

THERMOMECHANICS OF SOFT INELASTICS BODIES WITH APPLICATION TO ASPHALT BEHAVIOR

Milan V. MIĆUNOVIĆ, Ljudmila T. KUDRJAVCEVA, Marko D. TOPALOVIĆ, Simon A. SEDMAK

S221-S228

DETERMINING THE THEORETICAL RELIABILITY FUNCTION OF THERMAL POWER SYSTEM USING SIMPLE AND COMPLEX WEIBULL DISTRIBUTION

Dragan V. KALABA, Zoran J. RADAKOVIĆ, Milan Lj. ĐORĐEVIĆ, Snezana D. KIRIN

S229-S238

MODELING OF THERMOELECTRIC MODULE OPERATION IN INHOMOGENEOUS TRANSIENT TEMPERATURE FIELD USING FINITE ELEMENT METHOD

Aleksandar V. NIKOLIĆ, Radovan H. NIKOLIĆ, Miroslav R. RADOVANOVIĆ, Miroslav M. ŽIVKOVIĆ, Dragan M. RAKIĆ, Milan R. BLAGOJEVIĆ

S239-S250

THERMAL MANIFESTATIONS AND NANOINDENTATION OF BONE CEMENTS FOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

Sergej HLOCH, Peter MONKA, Pavol HVIZDOŠ, Dagmar JAKUBECZYOVA, Dražan V. KOZAK, Katarina G. ČOLIĆ, Jan KL’OC, Dagmar MAGUROVA

S251-S258

DEVELOPMENT OF TEMPERATURE STATISTICAL MODEL WHEN MACHINING OF AEROSPACE ALLOY MATERIALS

Kumaran KADIRGAMA, Mustafizur RAHMAN, Rosli Abu BAKAR, Bashir MOHAMED, Ahmad Rasdan ISMAIL

S269-S282