Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education

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EISSN : 26850591
Current Publisher: Yayasan Ahmar Cendekia Indonesia (10.35877)
Total articles ≅ 62

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Yousef Elgimati, Ahmed Alrasheed, Abdalla Mohamed Bashir
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci136

The purpose of this paper was to measure the effect of a COVID-19 on social, psychological, economic, and health conditions in Libyan society. This study was undertaken through a questionnaire survey using the Google Form survey questionnaires in order to collect the data. A random sampling method was used from 1st June to 15th July 2020by obtaining greater insight into the issue. A result of this study revealed that the COVID-19 had a different effect on four dimensions (social, psychological economic, and health conditions). The findings of the study indicate that there is a small positive effect on social, middle, and above middle positive effects on psychological and economic respectively and high positive effect on health conditions with various percentages in Libyan society. This has been one of the first academic studies on the COVID-19 on social, psychological, economic, and health conditions addressed the Libyan society. Arguably, many of the areas covered in this study warrant more specific and in-depth investigation. The researchers hope that this paper will be beneficial to both Libyan people and the government in improving and developing the social aspects to avoid spreading COVID-19 in the future.
Rupali Patil, Umang Patel, Tushar Sarkar
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3, pp 74-81; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci137

Anticipating the quantity of new associated or affirmed cases with novel coronavirus ailment 2019 (COVID-19) is critical in the counteraction and control of the COVID-19 flare-up. The new associated cases with COVID-19 information were gathered from 20 January 2020 to 21 July 2020. We filtered out the countries which are converging and used those for training the network. We utilized the SARIMAX, Linear regression model to anticipate new suspected COVID-19 cases for the countries which did not converge yet. We predict the curve of non-converged countries with the help of proposed Statistical SARIMAX model (SSM). We present new information investigation-based forecast results that can assist governments with planning their future activities and help clinical administrations to be more ready for what's to come. Our framework can foresee peak corona cases with an R-Squared value of 0.986 utilizing linear regression and fall of this pandemic at various levels for countries like India, US, and Brazil. We found that considering more countries for training degrades the prediction process as constraints vary from nation to nation. Thus, we expect that the outcomes referenced in this work will help individuals to better understand the possibilities of this pandemic.
Egbo Walamam Mansi
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci131

Covid-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by a zoonotic virus in which bats have been identified as carriers. The disease outbreak was first reported on 1 December 2019, in Wuhan city in the Hubei province of China. It has infected more than eleven million persons worldwide and hundreds of thousands have died from the disease complications. It has spread across over 213 countries and territories globally. The global economic impact of the disease has been monumental. The impact cuts across global stock markets, aviation, tourism, entertainment and sports industries. Politics and governments have equally been impacted upon by the disease as legislative businesses have been suspended as a result of the disease. Many political leaders have tested positive and have got to undergone self quarantine and treatment. This paper have equally identified and itemized environmental health aspects of the disease which include: sneeze, cough, talk, touch and covid-19 control waste materials such as face mask, disposable hand glove, medical apron, used tissue papers. Conclusively, it is recommended that face mask should be produced with materials that will be comfortable to people in order to encourage the use. Disused materials should be disposing of properly and promptly.
Arnold Adimabua Ojugo, Andrew Okonji Eboka
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci130

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic from China in 2019, it has left the world leaders in great confusing due to its fast-paced propagation and spread that has left infected a world population of over Eleven Million persons with over five hundred and thirty four thousand deaths and counting with the United States of America, Brazil, Russia, India and Peru in the lead on these death toll. The pandemic whose increased mortality rate is targeted at ‘aged’ citizens, patients with low immunology as well as patients with chronic diseases and underlying health conditions. Study models covid-19 pandemic via a susceptible-infect-remove actor-based graph, with covid-19 virus as the innovation diffused within the social graph. We measure the rich connective patterns of the actor-based graph, and explore personal feats as they influence other nodes to adopt or reject an innovation. Results shows current triggers (lifting of inter-intra state migration bans) and shocks (exposure to covid-19 by migrants) will lead to late widespread majority adoption of 23.8-percent. At this, the death toll will climb from between 4.43-to-5.61-percent to over 12%.
Abdelhamid M. Abdelhamid, Ahmed A. M. Abdel Hamid, Mahmoud A. E. Hassan, Manar A. Almnsy, Adel E. M. Ibrahim
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci129

A feeding experiment was conducted with rabbits as experimental animals for 2 months at 4 treatment groups under the same environmental conditions. The aim was to study the toxic effects of dietary graded levels of polyethylene (PE, 0, 1, 2, and 4 g/ton diet). The main effects were that some animals fed the PE-contaminated diets suffered from mange, diarrhea, weakness, and/or loss of weight. Post-mortem examination of the contaminated-diets fed rabbit revealed presence of bad smell liquids in its abdomen, residues of collective PE in the small intestine, collective feces in one part of the intestine and the parts were filled with aqueous accumulation, the color of one hepatic lobule was pale, and the lungs' color was bloody red. Yet, feed intake and water consumption increased by feeding the contaminated diets. Moreover, animals offered the contaminated diets reflected heavier body weight. However, the feed conversion (utilization) was negatively affected by the PE- contaminated diet; since, dietary PE-inclusion increased apparently feed consumption than the real body weight gain. Slaughter test of the PE-treated animals reflected many remarks including loss of rabbit's weight; increased skin weight, skin was thick and dough, changes in the color and quality of the carcass flesh, easy broken bone. When these animals were eviscerated, it were observed white-colored lungs, with necrosis and bloody infiltration, small-sized liver, with blackly-red color, enlarged gall bladder, narrow diameter of the small intestine, presence of collective mass of PE on the internal wall of the small intestine. The presence of PE in the experimental diets was responsible for significant lowering the specific gravity of the treated animals' bone, as well as their flesh moisture and fat; yet, their crude protein increased besides their edible parts and boneless meat percentages increased too, but not significantly. Dietary contamination with PE reflected its residues in the rabbits' flesh and increased the flesh content of ash (P>0.05). The contaminated diets were responsible for significantly (P≤0.05) evaluating lymphocytes %, MCV, MCH, and PLT and lowering both monocytes and granulocytes % as well as RBCs count. Significant (P≤0.05) increases in albumin, creatinine and uric acid concentrations and decreases of ALT activity were recorded with feeding rabbits the PE-contaminated diets; but, Cho. and Trig. concentrations were decreased (P≤0.05). There was a significant increase of scores of hepatic congestion and necrosis in liver from rabbits group received 0.4 PE when compared with control group. Statistical analysis shows significant increase of scores of renal congestion, fibrosis and acute tubular necrosis in group received 0.4 PE when compared with control group. Hence PE negatively affected rabbits' performance, health and quality, and may affect the consumers' health too.
M. Shohel Rana, Mohammad Abu Tareq Rony, Nilufa Aktar, Kabir Hossain, Tonmoy Alam Shuvo, Susmita Begum, Asma Ul Hosna
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3, pp 53-68; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci128

To control and minimize, many countries have to try to impose radical lockdown, red zone and movement control or stay on their residents. The effectiveness of these alleviation measures is highly dependent on collaboration and the fulfillment of all members of a civilization. The knowledge, attitudes and practices people hold toward the disease play a vital role in determining a society’s willingness to accept behavioral change of the people. This study was to determine the Effect of COVID-19 in among the Bangladeshi public. A cross-sectional online survey of 260 Bangladeshi residents of various sectors and professions was conducted via Google form. Descriptive statistics, chi-square tests, t-tests and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) were conducted. Principal component analysis (PCA) was considered to design a standardized scale to measure the mental stress and socioeconomic crisis. Logistic regression was applied to estimate the statistically significant association between different variables on awareness level of the country and cluster analysis (CA) was applied to examine the reliability of each item according to the components to develop a composite score. The overall rate of the level of awareness of Bangladeshi people was only 25%, although 96.9% knowing COVID-19 epidemic. The 33.5% maintain lock down and 40.0% people maintain social distance. We found lack consciousness of People spreadCOVID-19that maybe increase about 68.1% over the country and there is positive correlation between people knowing COVID-19 and awareness level. Losses in education sector are found statistically significant. The PC 1 (first principal component) explained 9.328 % of the variance which was moderate positive loaded with locality people maintain social distance (0.568) and strong positive loaded with people maintain lockdown in locality (0.619). Moreover, result shows that, stay at home was the best method to reduce this pandemic situation, and agriculture sector may overcome this economic distress. However, Meta-Analysis showed that there is strong association between awareness levels of COVID-19 and washing hands daily in the lockdown area.
Muhammad Fath Azzajjad, Dewi Satria Ahmar, Muh. Syahrir
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 2, pp 204-209; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci22125

This study aimed to determine the effect of animation media in discovery learning model on the students’ representation ability on chemical equilibrium materials. This study was an experimental study using post-test only group design. The study population consisted of 6 classes or 127 students. The sampling technique was done by using purposive random sampling, and 2 classes were chosen consisting of 53 students. Data were collected using a representation ability test which included macroscopic ability, submicroscopic ability, and symbolic ability. By using the inferential analysis of the Mann Whitney test, it was obtained that the significance value for the macroscopic ability was 0.003, the submicroscopic ability was 0,000 and the symbolic ability was 0.041. The significance value is smaller than α = 0.05. Referring to that, it can be seen that there is an influence of animation media in discovery learning model on the students’ representation ability on chemical equilibrium material.
Jesi Jecsen Pongkendek, Dewi Natalia Marpaung, Dewi Satria Ahmar, Sitti Rahmatia
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3, pp 46-52; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci103

Teacher competence is the roundness of knowledge, skills and attitudes that manifest smart and responsible actions in carrying out tasks as agents of learning. Teacher competencies consist of pedagogic competencies, social competencies, personality competencies, and professional competencies. This research focuses on teacher professional competence. Teachers' professional competencies are examined in 3 aspects namely mastering the material, mastering basic competencies, and developing learning materials that are creatively influenced. This research is a descriptive study to get a picture of the professional competence of Senior High School chemistry teachers in Merauke District. The study was conducted in 3 schools, namely SMAN 1 Merauke, SMAN 2 Merauke and SMAS YPK Merauke. Data obtained through observation, interviews, and documentation. The data obtained were analyzed by means of data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing. Through descriptive data analysis the results are obtained: (a) mastering material with an average value of 1.6 being in the category of very competent; (b) mastering basic competencies with an average value of 1.5 very competent categories; and (c) developing learning materials that are creatively influenced by an average value of 1.25 competent categories. Average overall aspects of professional competence 1.45 competent categories. The results of the analysis indicate the professional competence of chemistry teachers in Merauke District is quite good, although there are things that need to be developed so as to improve the professional competence of teachers who have.
Dewi Natalia Marpaung, Jesi Jecsen Pongkendek, Muhammad Fath Azzajjad, Sukirno Sukirno
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3, pp 69-73; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci105

The purpose of this research was to analyze student motivation in learning process teach by using Chemsketch. The type of this research is descriptive qualitative research, this research conducted in SMAN 2 Merauke in Papua. Technic that used to get the data using purpose sampling, total population are 28 students in Grade X IPA 2. The data in this research collected using questionnaire that given for student after finish learning process by using software chemsketch on topic hydrocarbon by giving checklist in every item. Based on data analysis, the result only three categorized that got from research, first are 11 student (39.28%) \categorized very high motivation, second are 16 students (57.14%) categorized high motivation , and the third is 1 student (3,5%) categorized medium. From the result showed that the use of chemsketch able to motivate student to learn chemistry especially hydrocarbon topic and for teacher can used as an alternative media for teaching.
Kanagasabai Lenin
Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education, Volume 3; doi:10.35877/454ri.asci112

This paper proposes Enhanced Frog Leaping Algorithm (EFLA) to solve the optimal reactive power problem. Frog leaping algorithm (FLA) replicates the procedure of frogs passing though the wetland and foraging deeds. Set of virtual frogs alienated into numerous groups known as “memeplexes”. Frog’s position’s turn out to be closer in every memeplex after few optimization runs and certainly, this crisis direct to premature convergence. In the proposed Enhanced Frog Leaping Algorithm (EFLA) the most excellent frog information is used to augment the local search in each memeplex and initiate to the exploration bound acceleration. To advance the speed of convergence two acceleration factors are introduced in the exploration plan formulation. Proposed Enhanced Frog Leaping Algorithm (EFLA) has been tested in standard IEEE 14,300 bus test system and simulation results show the projected algorithm reduced the real power loss considerably.
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