American Journal of Art and Design

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017

  • Interference Fringe Patterns in Documentation on Works of Art: Application on Structural Diagnosis of a Fresco Painting

    Vivi Tornari, Anastasia Tsigarida, Varvara Ziampaka, Fotini Kousiaki, Eleni Kouloumpi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 1-15
    Received: 29 November 2016
    Accepted: 29 December 2016
    Published: 2 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170201.11
    Abstract: In an interferometry process the successful recording of interference fringes is the primary purpose. A successful interference fringe pattern is formed under strict boundary experimental conditions to provide a high contrast light distribution record. The physical significance of interference fringe patterns is highly evaluated for its high spatia... Show More
  • Weight and Material Optimization of Mono Leaf Spring for Light Weight Vehicle

    Dhiraj K. Bhandarkar, Ambeprasad Kushwaha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 16-20
    Received: 17 January 2017
    Accepted: 13 February 2017
    Published: 4 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170201.12
    Abstract: Of late, Fiber glass composite mono leaf spring has become the ‘in thing’ in spring design for light weight vehicles. Better strength, stiffness & light weight are the plus points of such mono leaf springs. It has higher strength to weight ratio than multi-leaf springs. In comparison with conventional leaf springs, composite mono leaf spring much l... Show More
  • Valuation of the Character of Olmec State

    Jong Kwang-Son

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 21-23
    Received: 12 January 2017
    Accepted: 29 January 2017
    Published: 4 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170201.13
    Abstract: The remains and relics left by the Olmec people show that the Olmec people had formed a class state and lived in their own way. However, the agreement on the development level of Olmec state has not been reached. Many scholars assert that the state of Olmec was an archaic state. However, if we analyse the city remains and relics created by the Olme... Show More
  • Thoreau’s Ecocriticism: An Improved Means to Unimproved Ends

    Vipin K. Sharma

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 28 December 2016
    Accepted: 14 February 2017
    Published: 6 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170201.14
    Abstract: The point of this paper is to foster an awareness of the varied uses to which scholars are putting the term ‘ecocriticism’ in varied perspectives today. Thoreau’s Walden is such indisputable literary monument on environmental literature to explore, upkeep and strengthen interest in establishing pragmatic relationship between the human and natural w... Show More
  • Comparison of Caravanserais of Azerbaijan and Isfahan Based on Ghanli Bolagh Caravanserai in Ardabil and Madar Shah Caravanserai in Isfahan

    Hashem Hamrahi, Zohreh Keshavarzi Nejad Manshad

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 30-37
    Received: 3 February 2017
    Accepted: 16 February 2017
    Published: 7 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170201.15
    Abstract: Iran of the Safavid period played a very important communicational role in international traffic. In this period, the northern route of the Silk Road, which was mainly a fixed route, began from China, passing through cities such as Azerbaijan and Isfahan in Iran, reached other countries, including Europe. Safavid kings, especially Shah Abbas, comma... Show More