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An Investigation of Parking Problems and Alternatives at the American University of Sharjah
This paper investigates parking and transportation challenges at the American University of Sharjah in response to regional and campus growth. A parking inventory was conducted in early 2007, including characteristics of ...
A Framework for Predictive Modeling in Sustainable Projects
Project management systems typically target the completion of a project within budget, on time, and fulfilling stakeholders' expectations and environmental needs from the project. The aim becomes harder to achieve when ...
Modeling Smartphone Power
Battery technology has not advanced rapidly enough to keep pace with the growing energy demands of today's portable electronics. Leading this critical need for energy are smartphone devices which are being deployed and ...
Integrated Renewable Energy Options for HVAC-Cooling Systems
The demand for energy is increasing at an unexpected rate all over the world. Most of the present worldwide energy usage is based on fossil fuel and results in continuous depletion of this resource. Conventional Heating ...
Thermo-economic Optimization of Hybrid Combined Power Cycles Using Heliostat Field Collector
Electricity has an essential role in our daily life. However, with the ever increasing cost of fossil fuels and natural gas, power generation with higher efficiency and lower capital cost is in high demand. Nowadays, global ...
Conceptual Design and Analysis of Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal (CPVT) Solar Collectors with Different Configurations
In light of the globally dwindling fossil fuel reserves, escalating fuel prices, and growing environmental concerns; the need for energy-efficient and environmentally-benign sustainable energy solutions becomes direr than ...