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Big Data in the MENA Region: The Next Path Towards Socio-economic and Cultural Development
(American Anthropological Association, 2017)
As elsewhere, big data is perceived as central to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nations’ socio-economic and cultural development. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, by virtue of its advanced 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 ...
An overview of load demand and price forecasting methodologies
In this work, an overview of the various methodologies developed in recent years for short, mid and long term load and price forecasting is carried out. In the analysis the advantages and disadvantages of each method are ...
Constitutionalism and Transitions in North Africa. Analysing conflicts between legal and extra-legal sources of constitutional rights
(LSE Middle East centre, 2015-04)
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 ...
The Response of Chickpea to Irrigation with Treated Waste Water
In a three-year study, the response of four cultivars of chickpea, Bulgarit, WIR-32, Jordan and ICC 11293 to irrigation with TW (treated wastewater) and FW (freshwater), using surface and subsurface drip irrigation was ...
Present and Future Trend in the Production and Energy Consumption of Desalinated Water in GCC Countries
Water is one of the pressing global challenges facing humanity. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, it is considered as the most critical challenges and is expected to grow with time. GCC countries have chosen ...
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 ...