Modern Applied Science

Modern Applied Science (MAS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. It publishes original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of applied science. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following fields: Agriculture, Biological Engineering and Application, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Applied Physics and Engineering, Applied Chemistry and Materials Sciences, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Computer and Information Sciences and Application, Energy, Environmental Science and Engineering, Mechanics, Metrology, Military Science, Space Science, Sports Science, Ergonomics, Health Sciences, Food Science, Forestry and all the fields related to applied science.

The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.

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e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.

We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two weeks after the final draft completed.

Each paper published in Modern Applied Science is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper.


Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication

For a peer-reviewed journal, the publication of articles plays an essential role in the development of a coherent network of knowledge. It is, therefore, essential that all publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers, in the process of publishing the journals, conduct themselves in accordance with the highest level of professional ethics and standards.

The publisher is dedicated to supporting the vast efforts of the editors, the academic contributions of authors, and the respected volunteer work undertaken by reviewers. The publisher is also responsible for ensuring that the publication system works smoothly, and that ethical guidelines are applied to assist the editor, author, and reviewer in performing their ethical duties.

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2014 Q2: Articles Received: 92; Accepted: 54; Rejected: 44; Published: 45; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 87; Accepted: 40; Rejected: 37; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 255; Accepted: 114; Rejected: 116; Published: 96; Retracted: 1

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 57; Accepted: 33; Rejected: 31; Published: 21; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 57; Accepted: 24; Rejected: 22; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 71; Accepted: 31; Rejected: 35; Published: 27; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 70; Accepted: 26; Rejected: 28; Published: 23; Retracted: 1

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 89; Accepted: 31; Rejected: 46

2012 Q3: Articles Received: 78; Accepted: 30; Rejected: 43




Posted: 2014-06-26

Modern Applied Science listed by Polish Scholarly Bibliography


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Posted: 2014-01-12

Call for Manuscripts


Modern Applied Science (MAS) is bimonthly, published in February, April, June, August, October and December by Canadian Center of Science and Education.

The editorial board welcomes complete unpublished and original works on scopes of the following fields: Agriculture, Biological Engineering and Application, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Applied Physics and Engineering, Applied Chemistry and Materials Sciences, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Computer and Information Sciences and Application, Energy, Environmental Science and Engineering, Mechanics, Metrology, Military Science, Space Science, Sports Science, Ergonomics, Health Sciences, Food Science, Forestry and all the fields related to applied science.

And we also would like to cooperate with other institutions to publish special issues.

The publisher and journals have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We recommend authors to check your articles by plagiarism prevention tool ( before submitted. You can submit your work as an email attachment at: for publication or submit manuscripts online at

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Vol 8, No 4 (2014)

Modern Applied Science, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2014, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


Effects of Tillage System and Soil Organic Matter Amendment on Growth, Yield of Pathumthani 80 Rice and Carbon Sequestration in Paddy Soil PDF
Kanyarat Buarach, Chaisit Thongjoo, Nawarat Udomprasert, Suphachai Amkha p1
Random-Texturing of Phosphorus-Doped Layers for Multi-Crystalline Si Solar Cells by Plasmaless Dry Etching PDF
Yoji Saito, Akira Kubota, Shigeto Iwama, Ryosuke Watanabe p8
Significant Factors Causing Time Overrun in Construction Projects of Peninsular Malaysia PDF
Aftab Hameed Memon, Ismail Abdul Rahman, Muhammad Akram, Nornashima Md Ali p16
Analysis for EPB Shield Bracket Based on Ansys PDF
Baojiang Du, Yajun Yu, Pengpeng Ding, Weibin Lv, Fei Zhao p29
Municipal Solid Waste Management and Potential Revenue from Recycling in Malaysia PDF
Anwar Johari, Habib Alkali, Haslenda Hashim, Saeed I. Ahmed, Ramli Mat p37
GIS-Based Soil Erosion Modeling for Assessing Land Suitability in the Urban Watershed of Tallo River, South Sulawesi, Indonesia PDF
Sumbangan Baja, Umi Nurmiaty, Samsu Arif p50
Plasma and Electromagnetic Effects Caused by the Seismic-Related Disturbances of Electric Current in the Global Circuit PDF
Valery Sorokin, Masashi Hayakawa p61
Experimental Investigation on Disturbance Wave Velocity and Frequency in Air-Water Horizontal Annular Flow PDF
Andriyanto Setyawan, Indarto Indarto, Deendarlianto Deendarlianto p84
Protein and Fiber Profiles of Cottonseed from Upland Cotton with Different Fertilizations PDF
Zhongqi He, Hailin Zhang, Dan C. Olk, Mark Shankle, Tomas R. Way, Haile Tewolde p97
Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting from Wind Using Coupled Bending-Torsional Vibrations PDF
Arvind Deivasigamani, Jesse Mark McCarthy, Sabu John, Simon Watkins, Pavel Trivailo, Floreana Coman p106
Load Identification on an Arch Bridge Based on the Generalized Flexibility Matrix PDF
Yu Wang, Jianting Zhou, Jingzhou Xin, Linshan Cai p127
Optimization of Quickly Assembled Steel-Concrete Composite Bridge Used in Temporary PDF
Na Lv, Liang Fan p134
Improving the Preparation of Iranian Urban Development Plans: Lessons Learned from Other Experiences PDF
Mohammad Javad Maghsoodi Tilaki, Azizi Bahauddin, Aldrin Abdullah, Massoomeh Hedayati Marzbali p144
Bowen Ratio Method for Measuring Heat Transfer on Land Cover Change in Establishing Green Patch in Urban Heat Island of Bangkok PDF
Alongkorn Intaraksa, Kasem Chunkao, Surat Bualert p158
Using Multiple-Phase Nozzles to Produce Water Droplets for Removing Smaller Dust Particles of Below MRT-BTS Saphan Khwai Station in Bangkok Thailand PDF
Kittichai Duangmal, Surat Bualert, Kasem Chunkao p174
Choosing Aquatic Plant Species for High Wastewater Treatment Efficiency through Small Wetland PDF
Onanong Phewnil, Kasem Chunkao, Thanit Pattamapitoon, Alongkorn Intaraksa, Orathai Chueawong, Chulabuut Chantrasoon, Thassanee Boonprakong p187
Handling Water through Irrigation Watershed Management for Coping with Stream Pollution Dilution in Phetchaburi River, Thailand PDF
Soulivanh Vorovong, Kasem Chunkao, Surat Baulert p195
Two-Level Linear Programming Problems with Two Decision-Makers at the Upper Level: An Interactive Fuzzy Approach PDF
Mojtaba Borza, Azmin Sham Rambely, Mansour Saraj p211
Nonlinear Shear Buckling Parametric Finite-Element Analysis of Corrugated Steel Webs PDF
Zhiquan Wen, Wenlong Wei p223
An Analytical Solution for Steady Temperature Profiles in a Vertically Stratified Environment PDF
Ahmad. S. Awad p230
Social Change, Spatial Articulation in the Dynamics of Boomtown Construction and Development (Case Satudy of Metro Tanjung Bunga Boomtown, Makassar) PDF
Batara Surya p238
Groundwater Level and Salinity Degradation in Farm Land through Groundwater Pumping Irrigation System in Coastal Area of Takalar Regency PDF
Darwis Darwis, Rakhim Nanda, Abubakar Idha p246
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Modern Applied Science, Vol. 8, No. 4 PDF
Sunny Lee p254

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Modern Applied Science   ISSN 1913-1844 (Print)   ISSN 1913-1852 (Online)

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