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  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Subhasish Mohanty; William K. Soppet; Saurin Majumdar; Ken Natesan;
    Publisher: Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    This report provides an update on an assessment of environmentally assisted fatigue for light water reactor components under extended service conditions. This report is a deliverable in April 2015 under the work package for environmentally assisted fatigue under DOE's L...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Ming-Yu Li; Zhang-Jun Huang; Yan-Wei Zhang; Xiao-Fei Bian;
    Publisher: Atlantis Press

    In order to study the lining longitudinal deformation rule under the influence of the lining transverse deformation in the process of long-term settlement of operating metro shield tunnel with straight joint, based on the field test monitoring data of Tibet Road-Zhongxi...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    M. V. Nemchinov; A. S. Kholin;
    Publisher: FSBEO HPE Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT)

    The article discusses the process of planning the work of urban transport operations in the form of an integrated transport scheme (ITS), which is the transport part of the master plan for development of a city, and studies organization of urban transport. The objective...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Hung-Lin Hsieh; Bo-Yen Sun;
    Publisher: MDPI AG

    In this study, a compound speckle interferometer for measuring three-degree-of-freedom (3-DOF) displacement is proposed. The system, which combines heterodyne interferometry, speckle interferometry and beam splitting techniques, can perform precision 3-DOF displacement ...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Kapucu, Naim; Hu, Qian;
    Publisher: SAGE Publications

    This article explores the multiplex relationships among organizations within the context of emergency management. It examines the role of friendship networks and disaster preparedness networks in predicting sustainable collaborative disaster response networks. Furtherm...

  • Authors: 
    Mohamed Y. Zakaria; Haithem E. Taha; Muhammad R. Hajj; Ahmed A. Hussein;
    Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Unsteady force measurements of a plunging airfoil at different frequencies and mean angles of attack are used to construct frequency response models. The obtained frequency response models are then used to determine the linearized flow dynamics around each mean angle of...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Stopka, Ondrej; Kampf, Rudolf;
    Publisher: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

    The main advantages of maritime transport are (1) lowest costs, (2) large-scale carriage capacity, (3) carriage of different goods over long distances and (4) the most acceptable mode of transport in the context of the environment. This mode of transport is considered m...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Chad M. Corrigan; Sarah E. Greenberg; Vasanth Sathiyakumar; Phillip M. Mitchell; Arie Francis; Adan Omar; Rachel V. Thakore; William T. Obremskey; Manish K. Sethi;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Objective Heterotopic ossification (HO) about the hip after total hip arthroplasty and internal fixation of the hip, pelvis, and acetabulum has been linked to surgical approach. However, no study has investigated surgical approach and HO in patients undergoing ...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Stylos, Nikolaos; Vassiliadis, Chris;
    Country: United Kingdom

    Although there are a wealth of publications about sustainability in tourism destination management literature, the concept has only recently started coming under examination within the area of hospitality management. This article’s main focus is on capturing the percept...

  • Authors: 
    Jagannathan Venkatesh; Chen Shengbo; Peerapol Tinnakornsrisuphap; Tajana Rosing;
    Publisher: IEEE

    Batteries are an important element for residences that are in grid-connected systems with energy procurement. They provide storage for local generation and a buffer against the inconsistent output from renewables such as rooftop solar. In addition, they can independentl...

  • Publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017
    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Jerzy Szołomicki;
    Publisher: Springer Singapore

    The paper contains an analysis of the application of 3D scanning in the process of creating a very precise numerical model of historical buildings . Documentation of historical structures is very important for conservation of cultural heritage. In comparison with the ot...

  • Authors: 
    Yanina A. Purim-Shem-Tov; Gary L. Schaer; Kaleem Malik; Robert R. McLaughlin; Janet M. Haw; Norma Melgoza; Mary M. Franco;
    Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)

    BACKGROUND Patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) greatly benefit from a rapid door-to-balloon (D2B) time. For hospitals without a catheterization laboratory, it is imperative to establish partnerships with a STEMI receiving center (SRC). STEMI...

  • Publication . Conference object . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors: 
    P. P. Prochazka;
    Publisher: Editora Edgard Blücher

    In this paper an optimization of laminated arches is solved under condition that generally anisotropic layers are considered and the design parameters of optimization are eigenparameters (intrinsic fields), either eigenstrains or eigenstresses. Mathematical appara- tus ...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Moslem, Sarbast; Farooq, Danish; Ghorbanzadeh, Omid; Blaschke, Thomas;
    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Country: Austria

    The use of driver behavior has been considered a complex way to solve road safety complications. Car drivers are usually involved in various risky driving factors which lead to accidents where people are fatally or seriously injured. The present study aims to dissect an...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Andre A. Silva; Shalabh Gupta; Ali M. Bazzi; Arthur Ulatowski;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Electric machines and drives have enjoyed extensive applications in the field of electric vehicles (e.g., electric ships, boats, cars, and underwater vessels) due to their ease of scalability and wide range of operating conditions. This stems from their ability to gener...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Tatiana Barabanova;
    Publisher: EDP Sciences

    Slopes of road subbase and subgrade under operation are subjected to deformation and destruction while being affected by atmospheric precipitation, deicing agents and temperature drops. Stabilization of road slopes should proceed throughout the entire life cycle of the ...

  • Publication . Article . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Long Zhu; Andong Wang; Jian Wang;
    Publisher: Nature Publishing Group UK

    Abstract Bendable light beams have recently seen tremendous applications in optical manipulation, optical imaging, optical routing, micromachining, plasma generation and nonlinear optics. By exploiting curved light beams instead of traditional Gaussian beam for line-of-...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Liang Lu; Adrian Carrio; Carlos Sampedro; Pascual Campoy;
    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Collision-avoidance is a crucial research topic in robotics. Designing a collision-avoidance algorithm is still a challenging and open task, because of the requirements for navigating in unstructured and dynamic environments using limited payload and computing resources...

  • Publication . Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine . Conference object . 2014
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    Authors: 
    Thomas Pedersen; Anders P. Ravn; Arne Skou;
    Publisher: IEEE
    Country: Denmark

    We present the objectives, activities and some preliminary results of the FP7 STREP project INTrEPID (INTelligent systems for Energy Prosumer buildIngs at District level).

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Yonghao Yin; Dewei Li; Kai Zhao; Ruixia Yang;
    Publisher: Hindawi-Wiley

    When passengers are oversaturated in the urban rail transit system and a further increase of train frequency is impossible, passenger flow control strategy is an indispensable approach to avoid congestion and ensure safety. To make the best use of train capacity and red...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Mario Jug; Paola Mura;
    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Country: Croatia

    Among the different techniques proposed for preparing cyclodextrin inclusion complex in the solid state, mechanochemical activation by grinding appears as a fast, highly efficient, convenient, versatile, sustainable, and eco-friendly solvent-free method. This review is ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Li Jiqiang; Huang Xiaoliang; Niu Xiaofeng; Yuan Yingzhong; Yan Wende;
    Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.

    The function of capillary pressure in the process of CO displacement in low-permeability reservoir is researched through combination of indoor experiments and numerical simulation. On the basis of different displacement experiments in long core chamber, one-dimensional ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Annette B. Fromm;
    Publisher: Shima Publishing

    Ethnographic museums in the Western world are rooted in the 16th and 17th century history of cabinets of curiosity as well as the 18th and 19th century industrial fairs. As the tangible collections were transformed from displays of the exotic to different types of didac...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Luís Reis; B. Li; M. de Freitas;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Railway sector plays an important role in the means of transportation and the safety of wheels and rails is a greater concern for the manufacturers and operators of the railway network. In the wheel–rail contact, damage may occur due to wear or fatigue and in t...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Tatiana Baltyzhakova; Aleksei Romanchikov;
    Publisher: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

    The purpose of the paper is to create clear visualization of passenger traffic for Saint Petersburg subway system. This visualization can be used to better understand the passenger flow and to make more informed decisions in future planning. Research was based on offici...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Haryati Yaacob; Ramadhansyah Putra Jaya; A. H. Madzaili; Norhidayah Abdul Hassan; Mohd Ezree Abdullah; Dewi Sri Jayanti;
    Publisher: African Journals Online (AJOL)

    Coconut shell (CS) is an agricultural waste engineered into a road construction material. This study was conducted to evaluate the stiffness modulus and dynamic creep properties of the asphaltic concrete containing CS as an aggregate replacement. A mixture design incorp...

  • Authors: 
    Tian Ye-Lin; Zhang Ming-qing; Leng Pingsheng; Wang Wenhe;
    Publisher: IEEE

    By the wild observations and get some data about Lotus resources, we found that the lotuses in Beijing area generally have their early flowering season in early July, the simple flower blooming period among the popular varieties is around 3-4 days, while the flowers mul...

  • Authors: 
    Dong-hao Liu; Cheng Sun;
    Publisher: Springer International Publishing

    This paper study an fossil landslide on the urban fringe of metropolitan Region in Beijing, China. Topographical features, lithologic condition, formation conditions, as well as the formation conditions of landslide was detailed analysis. We adopt the method of qualitat...

  • Authors: 
    Jianfu Lv; Kai Yang; Lei Sun; Wei-hao Chen; Yiqiu Tan;
    Publisher: IEEE

    This work investigated that the mechanical and electrical behavior of PZT disk stacks embedded in asphalt pavement using a finite element analysis program. The stacks were composed with PZT disks with different thickness and diameter and connected in parallel. At first,...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Xiaoping Zhang; Guoxin Li;
    Publisher: NADIA

    This paper presents an accurate large displacement optical flow estimation approach by adaptively integrate the local feature match. Despite coarse-to-fine warping approach can handle large displacement optical flow; however, there is inherent limit for small object wit...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Bezzametnov, O.N.; Mitryaykin, Victor I.; Khaliulin, Valentin I.; Statsenko, E.O.;
    Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Ltd.

    In this paper, a complex study of composite materials of different nature for the presence of internal defects after the application of impact damage was carried out. The dependence of the initiation energy on material damage from the magnitude of the impact energy is o...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Urszula Biel;
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

    In December 1896 itinerant exhibitor M.B. Wilson began presenting motion pictures advertised as ‘Edison-Theater’ in several large cities in Upper Silesia (Figure 4.1).’ Already these first cinematographic shows held in the region were accompanied by music. One of Wilson...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    D’Agostino, Daniele; Danovaro, Emanuele; Clematis, Andrea; Roverelli, Luca; Zereik, Gabriele; Galizia, Antonella;
    Publisher: (:unav)

    A full hydro-meteorological (HM) simulation, from rainfall to impact on urban areas, is a multidisciplinary activity which consists in the execution of a workflow composed by complex and heterogeneous model engines. Moreover an extensive set of configuration parameters ...

  • Publication . Conference object . 2015
    Authors: 
    Prateek Singh; Saurabh Garg; Vinod Kumar; Zia Saquib;
    Publisher: IEEE

    Power grid is an important element of the cyber physical systems. Attacks on such infrastructure may have catastrophic impact and hence the mitigation solutions for the attacks are necessary. It is impractical to test attacks and mitigation strategies on real networks. ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Tamás Tettamanti; Arash Mohammadi; Houshyar Asadi; István Varga;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract In the near future, autonomous vehicles will face with new challenges in several fields. One of the most exciting changes will be represented by the network-wide optimal traffic control. When driverless vehicles take over the road, classical road signalization ...

  • English
    Authors: 
    Kpotissan Adjetey-Bahun; Jean-Luc Planchet; Babiga Birregah; Eric Chatelet;
    Publisher: HAL CCSD
    Country: France

    International audience; When assessing the robustness, vulnerability or resilience of transportation networks, topological performance indicators of the considered network are often used. Approaches that integrate operating conditions and organisational aspects are sore...

  • Authors: 
    A. M. Abramov; S. G. Gurzhin; Vladimir I. Julev; Evgeniy M. Proshin; Gardon A. Sadovskij; Andrey V. Shulyakov;
    Publisher: IEEE

    The article contains general analysis of measuring tools dynamic characteristics. Common visual programming environment for creation of measuring virtual devices and automation of metrological examination is suggested. Testing methods of effective number of bits determi...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Jingzheng Ren;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract This study aims at developing a generic method for measuring the sustainability of industrial systems and prioritizing industrial systems under uncertainties. The interval preference relation based goal programming model which can address vagueness and ambiguit...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Jun Yan; Shi Tang Cui; Feng Zhang;
    Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Ltd.

    After a study on the existing preheating scheme of vehicle engines, we propose to design an onboard electromagnetic preheating unit. Connected to 220v power, the unit may generate a high frequency alternating magnetic field through rectification and inversion. It will h...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    V. Yuhimenko; Moshe Averbukh; G. Agranovich; Alon Kuperman;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract In this paper, analytical investigation of an actively balanced open-loop operated supercapacitor bank is presented. Supercapacitor unit is utilized for 28 V auxiliary power unit diesel engine starting, allowing relieving the battery from multiple starting stre...

  • Authors: 
    Nguendo Yongsi H Blaise;
    Publisher: Sciencedomain International

    Background : From 1993, civil servants in Cameroon were subjected to a new working schedule, according to which, work starts every working day from 7.30am to 3.30pm with a short lunch break from 12 noon to 1.00pm. However, this new regulation was not accompanied by effe...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Afrooz Moatari-Kazerouni; Priyadarshini R. Pennathur; Sharon Tucker; Luke A. Leyden;
    Publisher: SAGE Publications

    Stairwell use is a cost-effective opportunity to increase physical activity. Although stairwell use can integrate moderate physical activity in daily work routines, little information is available to guide architects and engineers on how to design facilities that promo...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Dolberth Dardin, Francine; Stangarlin-Fiori, Lize; Olmedo, Patrícia Vitório; Serafim, Ana Lúcia; Opolski Medeiros, Caroline;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to develop, validate the content and analyze the inter-rater reliability of a checklist of good hygiene practices in food trucks (GHPFT). Design/methodology/approach The study was carried out in Curitiba, Brazil, and divided into ...

  • Publication . Conference object . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Ayoub Soury; Denis Genon-Catalot; Jean-Marc Thiriet;
    Publisher: HAL CCSD
    Country: France

    Industrial control and automation systems are evolving towards infrastructures more connected. Its component's interconnection makes them more dependent on the networks and communication protocols used. On the one hand, high performance, low costs and real-time capabili...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Josef Zelenka; Tracy Azubuike; Martina Pásková;
    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Francis Online. The aim of this study is to reveal how the verification of reviews can be improved with the intention to increase confidence in the review sites. In the form of case studies of TripAdvisor and Booking.com, the current rise of trust in reviews on these re...

  • Authors: 
    José Francisco Bianchi Filho; Luciano Cavalcante Siebert; Viviana Cocco Mariani; Leandro dos Santos Coelho;
    Publisher: IEEE

    Detection of overhead urban lines is a primal information to ensure that a telerobotic pruning system will perform its task in a safe manner. In this context, this paper proposes a conceptual model of a computer vision system capable of identifying overhead urban lines ...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Tsz Him Kwan; Anestis Vlysidis; Zhiliang Wu; Yunzi Hu; Apostolis A. Koutinas; Carol Sze Ki Lin;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Lactic acid (LA) fermentation performances and characteristics of Streptococcus thermophilus YI-B1 and Lactobacillus casei Shirota were evaluated by the development of unstructured models including both substrate and product inhibitions on semi-defined medium. ...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Markus Steinberger; Michael Kenzel; Bernhard Kainz; Peter Wonka; Dieter Schmalstieg;
    Publisher: Wiley

    In this paper, we present a new approach for shape-grammar-based generation and rendering of huge cities in real-time on the graphics processing unit GPU. Traditional approaches rely on evaluating a shape grammar and storing the geometry produced as a preprocessing step...

  • Publication . Conference object . 2015
    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Hyang Kim; Sol Hee Yoon; Meen Jong Kim; Yong Gu Ji;
    Publisher: ACM

    Autonomous vehicle will change the user behavior completely; therefore, needs for exploring the user's future experience in the autonomous environment are required. The objective of our study is to explore the direction of design of autonomous vehicle full-windshield di...

  • Authors: 
    T. Thomas; K. Veeraswamy; G. Charishma;
    Publisher: IEEE

    This proposal presents a design of compact MIMO antenna array for a mobile phone to be used in 5G cellular mobile communication. Main focus of this work is to design an MIMO antenna system which can resonate at particular frequencies as per the requirement. A mobile han...