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Benchmarking Sustainable Construction Technology
The objective of this research was to measure the use of recognized technology that promotes and supports sustainable development in building construction projects. This research hinged on the use of the Sustainable ...
Design of systems for hydrogen production based on the Cu-Cl thermochemical water decomposition cycle: Configurations and performance
In this study, we analyze several Cu-Cl cycles by examining various design schemes for an overall system and its components, in order to identify potential performance improvements. The factors that determine the number ...
Performance assessment of a pilot-size vacuum rotation membrane bioreactor treating urban wastewater
This study investigated the suitability and performance of a pilot-scale membrane bioreactor (MBR). Huber vacuum rotation membrane (VRM 20/36) bioreactor was installed at the Sharjah sewage treatment plant (STP) in the ...
Habitat Complexity Influences the Microhabitat Choices of Desert Beetles
We present a model for prey survivorship varying with average space size/prey width (Sp/Py) and total cover within an area (Ct/At), which are habitat complexity indices. The model predicts that prey survivorship is maximized ...
Artificial marine habitats in the Arabian Gulf: Review of current use, benefits and management implications
The use of artificial reefs in the Arabian Gulf have a history extending back over a century, when date palm trunks, stones, pottery and other materials were sunk in coastal areas to enhance fish catch. Historically, such ...
Alternative Energy Vehicles Drive System: Control, Flux and Torque Estimation, and Efficiency Optimization
Indirect field-oriented control, direct field-oriented control, and direct torque control are the most widely used instantaneous torque control techniques for the drive system of alternative energy vehicles (AEVs). This ...
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Using Concept Maps and Fuzzy Set Information Retrieval Model to Dynamically Personalize RSS Feeds
Knowledge has always been at the heart of work and action of people. The amount of knowledge is growing and types of knowledge are becoming more diverse. Effective knowledge management may require going beyond basic knowledge ...
Dubbing Timon & Pumbaa Cartoon into Egyptian Arabic
As boundaries among cultures diminish the need for really comprehending them is arising simultaneously. Although children's cartoons are considered a form of entertainment for people of different ages, they also contain a ...