American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Volumetric Properties of (Difurylmethane + an Amide) Binary Mixtures at 293.15K, 298.15K and 303.15 K

    Belcher Fulele, Wilfred A. A. Ddamba

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 6-19
    Received: Feb. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2017
    Published: Mar. 21, 2017
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    Abstract: Densities (ρ) of pure difuryl methane (DFM), N-methylformamide (NMF), N-ethylformamide (NEF), N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMA) and those of [DFM + (NMF or NEF or DMF or DMA] binary mixtures over the entire composition range, have been measured at (T = 293.15, 298.15 and 303.15) K and atmospheric pressure. Excess molar... Show More
  • Assessment of the Consciousness Energy Healing Treated Withania Somnifera (Ashwagandha) Root Extract Using LC-MS, GC-MS, and NMR Spectroscopy

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Barry Dean Wellborn, Deborah Lea Smith, Dezi Ann Koster, Elizabeth Patric, Jagdish Singh, Kathleen Starr Vagt, Krista Joanne Callas, Kalyan Kumar Sethi, Parthasarathi Panda, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 20-30
    Received: Mar. 13, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2017
    Published: Apr. 13, 2017
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    Abstract: Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) root extract is an important herbal medicine. The current study was designed to investigate the impact of Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment (The Trivedi Effect®) on the characteristic properties of the phytoconstituents present in the ashwagandha root extract using LC-MS, GC-MS, and NMR spectroscopy. Ashwagandh... Show More
  • Manufacture and Mechanical Properties of PET-Based Composites Reinforced with Zinc Particles

    Jessica Osorio-Ramos, Elizabeth Refugio-García, Mario Romero-Romo, Eduardo Terrés-Rojas, José Miranda-Hernández, Enrique Rocha-Rangel

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: Mar. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2017
    Published: Apr. 19, 2017
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    Abstract: This work analyzes the mechanical behavior of new composite materials with polymeric matrix, made from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (r-PET), reinforced with 10, 20, 30 and 40 wt% Zn metal particles, processed under isothermal sintering at constant temperature (256°C) and time (15 min) conditions. The r-PET/Zn composite material samples were ... Show More