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Assessment of Performance of Building Structures in Compliance with Sustainable Concept

Author(s) : JIRI HEJHALEK, MONIKA CULAKOVA, SILVIA VILCEKOVA
Abstract: The building sector is known to be dominant consumer of energy resources, contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental impacts. Over the last decade, the development towards sustainability hasbecome important issue in building design decisions. Life cycle assessment (LCA) belongs ...     Read More
Keywords: building materials, wall assemblies, life cycle assessment, environemntal and energy assessment
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 103 - 106
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 911   |   Download(s) : 216

Performance of an Anaerobic Baffled Reactor (ABR) Treating High-Strength Food Industrial Wastewater with Fluctuating pH

Author(s) : D.M. BASSUNEY, MEDHAT AE. MOUSTAFA, W.A. IBRAHIM  
Abstract: As awareness of the variable nature of food industrial wastewater and its environmental impact grows, a more stable treatment reactor is needed to treat such wastewater. In this paper, a performance of 5-compartment lab-scale Anaerobic Baffled Reactor (ABR) treating high strength wastewater with hig...     Read More
Keywords: anaerobic baffled reactor, food industrial wastewater, high strength wastewater, organic loading , pH
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 98 - 102
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 895   |   Download(s) : 175

A Model for Heterogeneous Fixed Fleet Vehicle Routing Problem

Author(s) : ALIREZA NASERI, MASOUD NASERI
Abstract: Transportation is one of the important infrastructures constituting the base and requisite for different levels of people’s access and movement to various locations. Transportation systems are one of the indices of the development of a region. Optimizing these systems contributes to improving perf...     Read More
Keywords: vehicle routing problem, heterogeneous fixed fleet, optimization, transportation planning
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 93 - 97
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 864   |   Download(s) : 165

Effect of PbO2 on Co(III) generation and electrolyte emission performance analysis for sustainable use of electro-scrubbing process

Author(s) : IL-SHIK MOON, MUTHURAMAN GOVINDAN
Abstract: To enhance the oxidation of Co(II) by using PbO2 anode and electrolyte emission test for sustainable utilization of electro-scrubbing process is the primary investigation. Introduction of PbO2 electrode on oxidation effect of Co(II) demonstrated an enhanced oxidation efficiency to nearly 20% than Pt...     Read More
Keywords: PbO2 , sustainable, Mist particles, Electrocatalysts, electro scrubbing.
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 89 - 92
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 902   |   Download(s) : 155

Leaching of Antimony from Bottle Water

Author(s) : AQEEL AHMAD , MD. MARUF MORTULA
Abstract: Bottled water has become part of everyone’s daily life. Therefore, it is crucial to investigate its influence on the human health and the environment. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is the major type of material to be used for water bottles. The PET bottles can in fact affect the quality of wate...     Read More
Keywords: PET, Antimony, bottle water, leaching, exposure
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 85 - 88
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 982   |   Download(s) : 135

Applications of the oedometer, compaction, permeability and CBR tests to the study of sand with fly ash- lime

Author(s) : ALI FIRAT CABALAR , NURULLAH AKBULUT
Abstract: The study presents a series of experimental study using sand with fly ash- lime mixtures at various percentages. Increase in the amount of fly ash results in an environmental problem in many regions of the world. Fly ash is effectively used in engineering applications in some countries, and thereby ...     Read More
Keywords: Sand, fly ash, lime, oedometer, permeability, compaction, CBR testing
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 79 - 84
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 944   |   Download(s) : 176

Pseudo-dynamic Passive Earth Pressure Coefficients supporting c-F Backfill using Composite Failure Mechanism

Author(s) : JOYANTA PAL, SIMA GHOSH
Abstract: Knowledge of seismic passive earth pressures behind rigid retaining wall is very important. In this paper, the pseudo-dynamic approach, which considers the effect of primary and shear wave propagations, is adopted to calculate the seismic passive resistance of gravity retaining wall supporting c- ...     Read More
Keywords: Pseudo-dynamic, seismic, passive resistance, composite rupture surface, c-? backfill, gravity retaining wall.
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 72 - 78
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 945   |   Download(s) : 198

Investigating the presence of resource curse hypothesis in mining sector of India

Author(s) : AURO KUMAR SAHOO, NARESH CHANDRA SAHU
Abstract: This paper tries to explore the presence of resource curse hypothesis in 11 mineral rich states of India. To carry out the empirical investigation, cross correlation has been estimated between quality of life indicators and mineral production in 11 major mining states of India. The present study is ...     Read More
Keywords: Resource Curse Hypothesis; Mining Activity; Quality of Life Indicators; Socio economic Indicators; Indian States; Cross Correlation.
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 67 - 71
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 958   |   Download(s) : 172

Review on depositional behavior of viscous debris flow

Author(s) : NI ZHANG, TAKASHI MATSUSHIMA, YASUO YAMADA
Abstract: Debris flow is one of geological destructive processes that usually result in significant morphological evolution and hazards in mountainous regions, influenced on people’s lives and properties security seriously. Viscous debris flow is a typical one, which characterized as high density, ranged fr...     Read More
Keywords: viscous debris flow, deposition characteristic, simulation model
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 3
Page(s) : 57 - 66
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 896   |   Download(s) : 139

Evaluation of Roadway Capacity of Four-Lane Divided Carriageway under Heterogeneous Urban Traffic Conditions

Author(s) : BINOD SINGHI, MOKADDES ALI AHMED
Abstract: Traffic on urban road is heterogeneous when large varieties of vehicles operate in mixed mode condition. The performance of the urban roadway depends on the practical capacity and actual traffic volumes. To estimate the roadway capacity, traffic flow in terms of PCUs and speed of the stream of respe...     Read More
Keywords: Capacity, Free Flow Speed, Traffic Flow, Level of Service, Design Service Volume, Manoeuvre, Congestion.
Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2013
Conference Date(s) : 2013-10-13
Place : Hotel Novotel Zurich West, Zurich, Switzerland
No fo Author(s) : 2
Page(s) : 49 - 56
Electronic ISBN : 978-981-07-7965-8
Views : 949   |   Download(s) : 125