Cold Climate HVAC 2018: Sustainable Buildings in Cold Climates

Cold Climate HVAC 2018: Sustainable Buildings in Cold Climates by Dennis Johansson
English | PDF | 2019 | 1045 Pages | ISBN : 3030006611 | 38.28 MB

This volume presents the proceedings of the 9th Cold Climate HVAC conference, which was held in Kiruna, Sweden in 2018. The conference highlighted key technologies and processes that allow scientists, designers, engineers, manufacturers and other decision makers in cold climate regions to achieve good indoor environmental quality (IEQ) with a minimum use of energy and other resources.

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Advances in Time Series Data Methods in Applied Economic Research

Advances in Time Series Data Methods in Applied Economic Research: International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) 2018 by Nicholas Tsounis
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 557 Pages | ISBN : 3030021939 | 25.65 MB

This conference proceedings volume presents advanced methods in time series estimation models that are applicable various areas of applied economic research such as international economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, finance economics and agricultural economics. Featuring contributions presented at the 2018 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) held in Warsaw, Poland, this book presents contemporary research using applied econometric method for analysis as well as country specific studies with potential implications on economic policy.

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Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing

Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing: Proceedings of SOHOMA 2018 by Theodor Borangiu
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 469 Pages | ISBN : 3030030024 | 96.96 MB

This book gathers the peer-reviewed papers presented at the 8th edition of the International Workshop “Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing – SOHOMA’18” held at the University of Bergamo, Italy on June 11–12, 2018. The objective of the SOHOMA annual workshops is to foster innovation in smart and sustainable manufacturing and logistics systems by promoting new concepts, methods and solutions that use service orientation of agent-based control technologies with distributed intelligence.

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Modelling of Soil Behaviour with Hypoplasticity: Another Approach to Soil Constitutive Modelling

Modelling of Soil Behaviour with Hypoplasticity: Another Approach to Soil Constitutive Modelling by David Mašín
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 198 Pages | ISBN : 3030039757 | 32.26 MB

This book explains the hypoplastic modelling framework. It is divided into two parts, the first of which is devoted to principles of hypoplasticity. First, the basic features of soil’s mechanical behaviour are introduced, namely non-linearity and asymptotic properties. These features are then incorporated into simple one-dimensional hypoplastic equations for compression and shear. Subsequently, a hypoplastic equivalent of the Modified Cam-Clay model is developed in 2D space using stress and strain invariants to demonstrate key similarities and differences between elasto-plastic and hypoplastic formulations.

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Parkettierungen der Ebene: Von Escher über Möbius zu Penrose

Parkettierungen der Ebene: Von Escher über Möbius zu Penrose by Ehrhard Behrends
German | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 289 Pages | ISBN : 3658232692 | 54.73 MB

Ziel des Buches ist das Studium von Symmetrien und Parkettierungen, die Künstler und Mathematiker schon seit langer Zeit interessieren. Berühmte Beispiele sind die von den Arabern in der Alhambra geschaffenen Werke und die Bilder des holländischen Malers Maurits Escher. Die Mathematiker haben sich erst im 19. Jahrhundert des Themas intensiv angenommen. Dabei führt die Visualisierung der mathematischen Zusammenhänge zu sehr ansprechenden Bildern. Drei Ansätze werden in diesem Buch beschrieben.

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The Economic Valuation of Green Electricity

Simona Bigerna and Paolo Polinori, “The Economic Valuation of Green Electricity” 
English | ISBN: 9402415726 | 2019 | 101 pages | PDF, EPUB | 6 MB

The aim of this book is to analyze the relationship between renewable energy sources and citizens, focusing both on demand and supply. Today, the consequences regarding the use of fossil energy are seen from a different perspective because the issues related to climate change are evident worldwide. Thus, climate change and resource depletion are real problems to be addressed for the welfare of society.

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Graphene Network Scaffolded Flexible Electrodes—From Lithium to Sodium Ion Batteries

Graphene Network Scaffolded Flexible Electrodes—From Lithium to Sodium Ion Batteries by Dongliang Chao
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 130 Pages | ISBN : 9811330794 | 14.65 MB

Research on deformable and wearable electronics has promoted an increasing demand for next-generation power sources with high energy/power density that are low cost, lightweight, thin and flexible. One key challenge in flexible electrochemical energy storage devices is the development of reliable electrodes using open-framework materials with robust structures and high performance.

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Advanced Informatics for Computing Research

Advanced Informatics for Computing Research: Second International Conference, ICAICR 2018, Shimla, India, July 14–15, 2018, Revised Selected Papers, Part I by Ashish Kumar Luhach
English | PDF | 2019 | 848 Pages | ISBN : 9811331391 | 103.25 MB

This two-volume set (CCIS 955 and CCIS 956) constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advanced Informatics for Computing Research, ICAICR 2018, held in Shimla, India, in July 2018. The 122 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 427 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on computing methodologies; hardware; information systems; networks; security and privacy; computing methodologies.

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Art, Trade, and Cultural Mediation in Asia, 1600–1950

Art, Trade, and Cultural Mediation in Asia, 1600–1950 by Raquel A. G. Reyes
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 142 Pages | ISBN : 1137572361 | 12.53 MB

This Palgrave Pivot explores the social and cultural impact of global trade at a micro-level from around 1600 to 1950. Bringing together the collaborative skills of cultural, social, economic, and art historians, it examines how the diffusion of trade, goods and objects affected people’s everyday lives.

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