physical integrity Articles

  • An integrated methodology for assessing physical and technological life of products for reuse

    This paper seeks to develop methodologies that aid in predicting the remaining lifetime and reuse potential of used components. The methodologies integrate the physical and the technological life aspects for an integrated assessment. There are three core parts of this research. First, the remaining physical life of used components is derived based on the failure rate data and the statistical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Building Energy Modeling 101: HVAC Design and Operation Use Case

    A great deal of energy use in buildings goes toward heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC). In 2015, HVAC consumed 15.5 quads. The first step in reducing HVAC energy use is reducing heating and cooling load—i.e., the amount of heat that needs to be added to or removed from a building—typically by reducing heat from equipment and lighting; minimizing unnecessary ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Study on method for assessment of the physical structure integrity in Chagan lake in China based on remote sensing

    This paper, taking Chagan lake as the study area, uses and improves MWR V1.0 (Rivers (Lake) Health Assessment Indicators, Standards and Methods V1.0) relating to the theory and method of physical structure integrity assessment. A 500 m × 1000 m grid on the lakeshore zone is a basic evaluation unit, and then a lakeshore physical structural integrity evaluation system using remote ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A new strategy for treating a cotton dyeing wastewater – integration of physical-chemical and advanced oxidation processes

    New strategies were herein applied for treating a cotton dyeing wastewater: coagulation/flocculation followed by Fenton’s oxidation – approach 1, Fenton process per se – approach 2, and Fenton followed by coagulation/flocculation – approach 3, aiming reducing chemicals consumption. Regarding the cost analysis, which is crucial for deciding on the best strategy to implement, it was found that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integration of mathematical and physical simulation to calibrate car-following behaviour of unimpaired and impaired drivers

    Traffic patterns can be modelled by mathematical microsimulation. People can be modelled by driving simulators that resemble flight simulators. This paper shows how driver car-following behaviour from driving simulators can be transferred to traffic microscopic simulation. We capture driver behaviour through physical driver simulator experiments. Subjects holding cell phone conversations while ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated 3D physical-numerical modelling for simulating bioremediation of petroleum contamination in heterogeneous subsurface environment

    This study presents physical-numerical modelling of petroleum contaminant transport and enhanced in situ bioremediation in heterogeneous subsurface environment. The approach is based on development of a three-dimensional multi-layered physical model coupled with a three-dimensional multiphase multi-component numerical model. An experimental scheme was designed to conduct 40-day benzene transport, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Using complex event processing for modelling and simulation of cyber–physical systems

    We consider critical infrastructures as cyber–physical systems (CPS). Although simulations play an important role for CPS, no single simulator is available to simulate different depending CI. Therefore, interoperability of simulators in federated simulations is an important requirement. For modelling and simulation of CPS behaviour, both physical and control aspects have to be considered. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Physical and chemical impacts of conventional unit processes and coagulants on the dinoflagellate, Ceratium hirundinella

    The freshwater dinoflagellate, Ceratium hirundinella (C. hirundinella) with its complex morphology and robust thecal plate cell covering, is responsible for extensive problems during drinking water production. To have a better understanding of these problems, knowledge of what happens to the integrity of the cells after each step of the conventional water treatment process is ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Completely Integrated Environmental Management

    Environmental information management isn't what it used to be. It's no longer about software programs that manage data and write reports, but whole programs that do everything. As a wider array of companies offer environmental information management systems (EMIS), and as in-house and desktop software solutions have become more common, EMIS options become wide indeed. EH&S managers are ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Integrated Wastewater Management

    ' Appropriate wastewater management, within an overall water resources management program, is essential to responsible use of the environment and to affordable provision of services. Such management programs are best developed at a river basin or sub-catchment level. An approach is outlined for developing a wastewater strategy and an implementation plan for a river basin.' Integrated ...


  • Man - Integrated online sustainability reporting

    Man Group plc is a world-leading alternative investment management business. Founded in 1783, Man has evolved from a physical commodity business to a financial services business trading financial instruments on behalf of institutional and private investors worldwide. Listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100, Man employs 1,900+ people operating from city offices in 16 ...


    By cr360 - a UL Company

  • Capita TDS - Integrated - Case Study

    Capita Total Document Solutions (CTDS) offer everything from simple archive storage of physical documentation to fully blown outsourced and web based document management solutions. Including an industry leading Electronic Mailroom service. When David Bellshaw joined CTDS in 2009 as Business Support Manager, the integrated management system in place was very much in its infancy and ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Integrating MSDS with chemical inventory management

    In June 2011, Lab Manager Magazine, along with ChemSW Inc. and 3E Company, hosted a “Product Showcase” webinar on “How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs with Chemical Inventory Management.” An expert from each company gave a brief presentation on inventory and data management challenges and best practices for implementing an integrated Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) system. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Effects of physical disturbances on media and performance of household-scale slow sand (BioSand) filters

    Point-of-use (POU) water treatment provides households in rural and remote communities with a means of obtaining greater control over their water quality and its effects on human health. One of the most prevalent POU interventions, the BioSand filter (BSF), is a household-scale, intermittently operated slow sand filter used by over 300,000 households. The sand and gravel media within BSFs can be ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Embedding nuclear physics rules and fuel chemistry limits in control algorithms for a fuel-efficient nuclear reactor

    In a nuclear reactor, the energy which is stored in the fuel is proportional to the amount of fissile material. The consumption of that amount, after a set burn-up, should and must result in delivering a set energy, barring leakages (losses). The loss of energy due to an inefficient control algorithm, after a set burn-up, is a problem that no one has yet addressed. Nuclear fuel chemists and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Changes in chemical and physical properties of stream water across an urban-rural gradient in western Georgia

    The Middle Chattahoochee River Watershed in western Georgia is undergoing rapid urban development. Consequently, Georgia’s water quality is threatened by extensive development as well as other land uses such as grazing. Maintenance of stream water quality, as land development occurs, is critical for the protection of drinking water, biotic integrity, and stream morphology. A two-phase, ...


    By Springer

  • Development of biomarkers in an integrated approach to environmental studies

    This study was conducted in a contained environment in order to develop biomarkers and to evaluate the environmental damage after a release of two different toxic substances which are widely used in industrial production. In a simulation study performed in Tor Mancina area (near Rome, Italy), two dangerous substances (formaldehyde and bromine) were tested. Chemical and physical characterisation, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An integrated system for wastewater COD characterization and a case study

    The guidelines of Activated Sludge Model (ASM) can make the use of modeling more straightforward and systematical. Therefore, this paper aims to develop a guideline for wastewater COD characterization. Four physical-chemical methods were compared experimentally for wastewater characterization in this paper and flocculation + 0.45 μm membrane filtration combining respirometry was selected to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Easy To Integrate: Dezentralised Treatment Of Process Water

    Technical processing systems are some of the most complex industrial plants in existence. In the petrochemical industry, lor example, a great number of chemical products can be manufactured from crude oil and natural gas as a result of chemical-physical processes using such systems. They are designed by special companies, such as the Engineering Division of Linde AG, which having installed over ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Integration of pump storage hydro with wind energy

    Renewable energy has significant advantages as it does not contribute to Greenhouse Gases (GHG). Wind energy is a renewable energy alternative that is being installed worldwide. However, wind energy is unpredictable and thus, unavailable as compared to conventional generation. The availability of wind energy compared to conventional power plants is a cause of contention. Currently, the rate of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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