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Writing through Translation
Each culture can represent any other culture. Translation, in this sense becomes a cultural representation of an original. Translation and cultural representation in the West are often seen through the lenses of Orientalism; ...
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Conductivity Enhancement of Copper-Water Nanofluid
Nanofluid contains suspended nanoparticles, base fluid and some additives can be used for fluid stability like oleic acid and laurate salt. They are promising mediums to heat and cool high flux systems. Also, their use can ...
Real Product Eye Tracking
(DESIGN Conference, 2012-05)
Statistical Year Book
(Sharjah. Department of Statistics and Community Development, 2012)
Contains statistics about: climate, population & vital statistics, agriculture, industry, electricity & water, construction, transportation & communication, education, health, tourism & hotels, culture & information, ...
Production of self-compacting concrete using Jordanian oil shale ash
The potential of using Jordanian oil shale ash (OSA) as partial replacement of the cement on fresh and mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete (SCC) was investigated in depth. Six SCC mixtures were prepared with ...
Microbial Removal from Secondary Treated Wastewater Using a Hybrid System of Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis
The efficiency of advanced membranes towards removal of general and specific microbes from wastewater was investigated. The treatment included a subsequent system of activated sludge, ultrafiltration (hollow fibre membranes ...
Optimum sizing of steam turbines for concentrated solar power plants
In this work, a selection of the optimum steam turbine type and size for integration in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants is carried out. In particular, the optimum steam turbine input and output interfaces for a ...
Arab women: No longer silent, but can they guarantee rights for themselves
Civil unrest in the Arab world has lead to seismic political, social, and economic changes in countries such as Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, Bahrain, and now Yemen. While the changes that are being undertaken in these ...
Role of Information and Communication Technologies in the Smart Grid
In the smart grid operation and management, reliable and real-time information and communication networks play a very critical role. By integrating the appropriate information and communication technologies (ICT) infrastructure, ...
Corporate Governance and Internal Audit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
During the recent financial crisis, several executives from well-known companies operating in the UAE were indicted for corruption, fraud, and misappropriating executive funds. Executives from Tamweel Properties & Investments, ...