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Alternative Water Supply Systems

Fayyaz Ali Memon
2014 Water Intelligence Online  
Chapter 3 The verifi cation of a behavioural model for simulating the hydraulic performance of rainwater harvesting systems . . .  ...  McCreanor (Mercer University), Mischa Morgera (USF), Gary Osborne (The Florida Aquarium, Tampa) and Kyle Tejashri (University of Texas, Austin) for providing access to technical information on the case  ...  The development of this chapter is based on work supported by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 0965743.  ... 
doi:10.2166/9781780405513 fatcat:rzboaopngjcwbookdbwyvsdsbq

Obtaining Human Experience for Intelligent Dredger Control: A Reinforcement Learning Approach

Changyun Wei, Fusheng Ni, Xiujing Chen
2019 Applied Sciences  
This work presents a reinforcement learning approach for intelligent decision-making of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD), which is a special type of vessel for deepening harbors, constructing ports or navigational  ...  To reduce the labor intensity of the operator, we seek an intelligent controller the can manipulate the cutting process to replace human operators.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9091769 fatcat:m7zep2i5arej3kigxb2plbfnjy

Artificial intelligence methods in process plant layout

A. McBrien, J. Madden, N. R. Shadbolt
1989 Proceedings of the second international conference on Industrial and engineering applications of artificial intelligence and expert systems - IEA/AIE '89  
This is an excellent time to thank them for all they have done for me throughout the years.  ...  Acknowledgements This thesis marks the culmination of my formal education throughout which my parents, Donald and Margaret, have supported and encouraged me.  ...  This made these systems unsatisfactory tools to develop provisional layouts, for example to support the evaluation of process options.  ... 
doi:10.1145/66617.66662 dblp:conf/ieaaie/McBrienMS89 fatcat:fj64tqskp5b6xaugwpkmoc55hy

Study of Plasmid-Mediated Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Strains of Enterobacteriaceae, Isolated from Diabetic Foot Infections in a North Indian Tertiary-Care Hospital

Mohammad Zubair, Abida Malik, Jamal Ahmad
2012 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics  
Standard methods were used for culture identification, sensitivity testing, and ESBL detection.  ...  Aim: This study evaluated the incidence and factors responsible for plasmid-mediated extended-spectrum blactamase (ESBL) infection among patients with diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).  ...  Idrees Mubarak, Senior Resident, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, for clinical evaluation of DFU patients. The authors would also like to thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1089/dia.2011.0197 pmid:22225456 fatcat:lvm52fx5u5flvkvv7o5wjyzehi

Machine Learning for Reliability Engineering and Safety Applications: Review of Current Status and Future Opportunities [article]

Zhaoyi Xu, Joseph Homer Saleh
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We then look back and review the use of ML in reliability and safety applications.  ...  Finally, we look ahead and outline several promising future opportunities for leveraging ML in service of advancing reliability and safety considerations.  ...  [129] used ladder network (LN), a form of deep denoising autoencoder to estimate the RUL of centrifugal pumps, with an unsupervised feature extraction operating offline, and the prediction performed  ... 
arXiv:2008.08221v1 fatcat:qhbkiepabfaz7afhctqutncheq

Solar Energy Scenarios

Mr Vishwanath K Patel
2012 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
for the state.  ...  In developing countries like India, more than 70% of the population lives in the rural areas where more than 85% of the energy being consumed comes from non-conventional sources, the major one being fuel  ...  Acknowledgement The authors are grateful to the college for their cooperation and encouragement to carry out the work.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1684-0120103 fatcat:a6xuj7w3wrbahfhga7s3udwrh4

(D6.5) Industrialisation strategy

Jan Hoogmartens, Anne Caminade, Lien De Backer, Wim Boydens, Qian Wang, Suleyman Dag, Hector Cano, Jiri Cigler, Eline Himpe, Damien Picard, Ongun Berk Kazanci, Dragos-Ioan Bogatu
2021 Zenodo  
Example hydraulic schemes of the concept are developed and explained, as well as generic component specifications for tendering.  ...  This deliverable documents the prefabrication and pre-engineering requirements of the hybridGEOTABS (key) modules, while considering the interaction and integration of the components in the system.  ...  For some of them solutions are developed in this project, others remain future challenges for the knowledge centre and business development.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5246252 fatcat:zvfmezval5cvtgkurimnc7c6ze

Abstracts of papers presented at the 1999 Pittsburgh Conference

1999 Journal of automated methods & management in chemistry (Print)  
This system was used to evaluate the performance of a method developed for the simultaneous speciation of both cationic and anionic arsenic species on an anion exchange column.  ...  In many cases, however, there are now bottlenecks that limit evaluation of these new compounds as to their potential usefulness.  ... 
doi:10.1155/s1463924699000206 pmid:18924846 pmcid:PMC2548243 fatcat:4opdoonnifa3ndelcevwdqhw64

Abstracts of the 10th Conference of the Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering

Danilo Monarca, Massimo Cecchini
2013 Journal of Agricultural Engineering  
In case of acceptance, original text and figures must be provided for publication.  ...  The abstract should contain a maximum of 400 words. Review Articles: no particular format is required for these articles.  ...  . inflow rate) and in few cases models for the prediction of the monthly inflows to a dam using the past inflows as input.  ... 
doi:10.4081/jae.2013.s1 fatcat:h7ew2cbv35eozilnpl4acjfv5a

Ecological form: system and aesthetics in the age of empire

Daniel Williams
2020 Nineteenth-Century Contexts  
We skip the labor and violence that led to the opening of a new source of coal. We skip any discussion of investors or industrialists who fi nance the operation.  ...  We are spared the stages in between the building of the city as we skip the science. Electricity just happens, just as capital just happens.  ...  irrigation system upstream or to predict the outcome of the legal case that eventually ruins him. 7 Still, it is possible Tulliver may be on to something, for, as W.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08905495.2020.1748800 fatcat:ltnu4wupqbf2zjwawdm3f4ivre

Speaker comfort and increase of voice level in lecture rooms

Jonas Brunskog, Anders C. Gade, Gaspar Payà Bellester, Lilian Reig Calbo
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
indicate that all three of these characteristics do affect listeners' percept of a consonant, but not sufficiently to completely account for the percept.  ...  Listeners are sensitive to the acoustic characteristics of consonant reduction, but they are also very skilled at evaluating variability along the acoustic dimensions that realize reduction.  ...  The paper proposes reduced models of elastoacoustic problems with localised intelligent interface. The main focus is development of fast simulation tool for the design of new systems.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2934367 fatcat:xr6gp4ldo5bylnxytx2iumrdmi

Fine‐structure processing, frequency selectivity and speech perception in hearing‐impaired listeners

Olaf Strelcyk, Torsten Dau
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
indicate that all three of these characteristics do affect listeners' percept of a consonant, but not sufficiently to completely account for the percept.  ...  Listeners are sensitive to the acoustic characteristics of consonant reduction, but they are also very skilled at evaluating variability along the acoustic dimensions that realize reduction.  ...  The paper proposes reduced models of elastoacoustic problems with localised intelligent interface. The main focus is development of fast simulation tool for the design of new systems.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2935148 fatcat:nqyyia5pubamnhqgonegghrudm

Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research (ETASR), Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 7291-7530

Various
2021 Zenodo  
The table of contents for this issue can be found at: https://etasr.com/index.php/ETASR/issue/view/69. For more info visit the journal's site at: www.etasr.com.  ...  Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research (ETASR) is an international bimonthly wide scope, peer-reviewed open access journal for the publication of original articles concerned with diverse aspects  ...  At a lower value of α, rutting will develop over the entire pavement life and the mainstream of the rutting will occur at the initial stage and taper off with the remaining life of the pavement when the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5506592 fatcat:73sj5nawgndeffb26wh6wnux4a

The neural bases of normalising for accented speech: A repetition suppression functional magnetic resonance imaging study

Patti Adank, Peter Hagoort
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
indicate that all three of these characteristics do affect listeners' percept of a consonant, but not sufficiently to completely account for the percept.  ...  Listeners are sensitive to the acoustic characteristics of consonant reduction, but they are also very skilled at evaluating variability along the acoustic dimensions that realize reduction. 4p THU.  ...  The paper proposes reduced models of elastoacoustic problems with localised intelligent interface. The main focus is development of fast simulation tool for the design of new systems.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2934685 fatcat:qqmjcl5gjzcj7kssv2pi6efwti

Challenges for Experimentation on Living Beings at the Dawn of the 21st Century [chapter]

Pierre V. Vignais, Paulette M. Vignais
2010 Discovering Life, Manufacturing Life  
contradictions that have often been and often remain at the origin of breathtaking findings.  ...  After the decoding of dozens of genomes of prokaryotes and eukaryotes, particularly that of Man, the first post-genomic era is currently opening up to a questioning of the use of knowledge that has been  ...  This was the case for the development of a vaccine against hepatitis B.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-3767-1_5 fatcat:o2ns7d3hsbffllocrvhv77y52i
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