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    • Washback Effect of the CEPA English Test on Teaching in an Educational Zone in the UAE 

      Al Sheraiqi, Khawla Rashed (2010-08)
      Studies conducted to investigate the washback effect of standardized tests have found that the influence which a test might have on teaching can be positive or negative (see Cheng, 2005; Shohamy, 2001; and Wall & Alderson, ...
    • Waste Management in the UAE 

      Alam Mishu, Afsana; Al Zaabi, Noora; AlMarzooqi, Majed; Ibrahim, Moustafa (2016-11)
      Municipal waste is a rapidly growing issue in developing and developed countries. A technology known as Waste to Energy (WTE) Technology is introduced to reduce the amount of municipal waste. Incineration is the combustion ...
    • Waste to Energy: Plasma Gasification 

      Maryam; Badr; Bassam; Abouelela; Sulkhan (2016-11)
      In recent years UAE has been experiencing high population growth in parallel to its increase in economic status, to the point that each individual on average produced 2.1 kg of waste per capita per day. The consequences ...
    • Waste Water Treatment in the UAE 

      Amin, Jude; AlEnaizi, Sara; Amine, Amal; Charkaoui, Younes (2014-07-22)
      The UAE has scarce water resources and depends heavily on groundwater and desalinated water as its main resources for domestic, commercial and industrial use. The systems that retrieve water from these resources are ...
    • Waste-to-Energy Transfer 

      Al Saeed, Afra; Jaroor, Maryam; Ayman, Moaz; Farhoud, Tasneem (2015-02-01)
      There are several technologies that generate electricity from waste, including incineration, gasification, anaerobic digestion and compaction. The incineration process generates electricity by combusting waste under ...
    • Water desalination by forward (direct) osmosis phenomenon: A comprehensive review 

      Qasim, Muhammad; Darwish, Naif; Sarp, Sarper; Hilal, Nidal (2015)
      Forward osmosis (FO) is a developing technology, which is thought to have a potential of producing potable water in an energy-efficient manner. FO is driven by the natural osmotic pressure difference across a semi-permeable ...
    • Water Quality Modeling of Dubai Creek using HEC-RAS 

      Hussien, Heba (2015-05)
      The quality of the water resources is facing threats because of the continuous urbanization. This increase in human activities around the coastal areas changed the water quality, affecting the aquatic ecosystem. Eutrophication ...
    • Water Treatment using Nanotechnology 

      Salah, Halima; Soares, Ilda; Gandhi, Poojaben; Mir, Raza (2015-02-01)
      Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. This project looks ...
    • Weighted multimodal family of distributions with sine and cosine weight functions 

      Alzaatreh, Ayman; Kazempoor, Jaber; Nadi, Adel Ahmadi (Cell Press, 2020)
      In this paper, the moment of various types of sine and cosine functions are derived for any random variable. For an arbitrary even probability density function, the sine and cosine moments are used to define new families ...
    • What We Have Learned about Terrorism since 9/11 

      Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd (American Economic Association, 2019)
      This overview examines critically the post-9/11 empirical literature on terrorism. Major contributions by both economists and political scientists are included. We focus on five main themes: the changing nature of terrorism, ...
    • What's in a T-shirt? Semantic distance towards a global language 

      Wolf, Bettina (GRIN Verlag, 2006)
      Most t-shirts sold and worn in Germany are not imprinted in German, but in English. This essay will attend to the question in how far this situation has an impact on the message character of t-shirt slogans. To prove that ...
    • Where Islamic Visual Theory and Western Pictorial Tradition Meet: 360° Panoramic Photography’s Two-Dimensional Image Projections and Sacred Spaces 

      Thompson, Seth (International Panorama Council, 2021)
      Using this author's ongoing project Sacred Spaces of New England and Hans Belting's book Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance Art and Arab Science as starting points, this paper compares and contrasts Islamic visual theory ...
    • Who Gets the Lion's Share? Top Management Group Pay Disparities and Powerful CEOs. 

      McClelland, Patrick; Brodtkorb, Tor (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
      While the distribution of pay across the hierarchy of corporations has received considerable critical attention, the distribution of pay within top management groups has received comparatively little. This paper contributes ...
    • Who is to Interpret the Anthropocene? Nature and Culture in the Academy 

      Conty, Arianne (RIVISTA ONLINE DI FI LOSOFIA, 2016)
      It is somewhat ironic that just when scholars seem to be reaching an academic consensus critiquing the human exceptionalism of modern humanism, and to be replacing such an exceptionalism with a contextual and processual ...
    • Whole Organism Model to Study Molecular Mechanisms of Differentiation and Dedifferentiation 

      Anwar, Areeba; Siddiqui, Ruqaiyyah; Khan, Naveed (MDPI, 2020)
      Cancer recurrence has remained a significant challenge, despite advances in therapeutic approaches. In part, this is due to our incomplete understanding of the biology of cancer stem cells and the underlying molecular ...
    • Widening the Scope of 3D Printers 

      Suwaidi, Shaima; Hammadi, Yousif; Barghouti, Fasial; Ateek, Abdulaziz (2014-07-22)
      3D printers were founded by Charles Hull in 1986 and were made available to the public through his company 3D systems. 3D Printers are currently being used in many industries including the Aviation, Automotive and Medical ...
    • WiMAX Models for the Smart Grid 

      Al-Omar, Ban Abdul Elah (2014-03)
      The smart grid is the integration of the 21st century information and communications technologies with the 20th century traditional power grid. Such integration empowers the electricity utilities and their consumers to ...
    • Wireless Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles 

      Al-Bassam, Khadija Majed; Shah, Pirzada Amiq; Al-Tunaiji, Mariam Obaid (2014-01-19)
      Our project aimed to develop a cost-effective charging station that can be retrofitted onto existing infrastructure, making it advantageous to own an EV. To achieve that, the team had to address three problems. First, ...
    • Wireless Power Transfer to Mobile Devices 

      Ismail, Ahmed; Mansoor, Asad; Khan, Mohsin (2016-11)
      A device that transmits power to other mobile devices within a wave range limit by using an inductive coil that creates a magnetic field which is received by the device’s inductor coil .Two range limits will be performed ...
    • WMS, APIs and LibGuides: Building a Better A-Z List 

      Ramshaw, Veronica (2018-02-22)