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18 Oct Metallurgy: Science and Engineering

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)
2011
Metallurgy, the science of metals and the technical disciplines concerned with the production, shaping and assembling of metals, is one of the major assets of European economy. The analysis in this book is, however, strictly limited to the French situation but, with additional work, could be extended to Europe. The current state of metallurgy in France is not good. It can rapidly become catastrophic if nothing is done to remedy to it quickly. The report repositions metallurgy in its double role of a science and engineering discipline form two perspectives: of “needs” and of “opportunities”. It provides 5 key recommendations for immediate actions.
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18 Oct Respected Technical qualifications selected for use in University Technical Colleges

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
In March 2011, the Baker-Dearing Trust in conjunction with Edge asked the Royal Academy of Engineering to identify the technical qualifications in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that would be respected by the STEM community
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18 Oct Part II of the book focuses on interdisciplinary evaluation of the development of the contemporary world in the context of globalisation

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
2012
Four dominant processes have shaped the contemporary vision of the world; the first process was the one to change the distribution of power in global economy. The traditional division between the wealthy North and the poor South requires dramatic changes not only in its explanation, but also in what legitimises such a division in the first place, mainly because the so-called emerging markets are gaining importance within global economy. Furthermore, recent changes in global economy have been caused by the mechanisms other than those prevailing two or three decades ago, which since then have been considered as unquestionable paradigms of economic development. Apart from that, the financial sector has grown significantly so as to become the most powerful sector of economy in the last decades. This phenomenon is defined as the appearance of virtual economy, disconnected to a great extent from real economy. Such disconnectedness was the main factor in the last global economic crisis and growing national debts. Last but not least, due to (although not only) information revolution, economy has undergone rapid structural changes in the area of the sector of services, which is becoming the dominant sector in developed countries, both from the perspective of GDP and of employment.
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18 Oct Slovenia need a new Vision of Economic and Social Development (1 + 4 + 16 pages)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Slovenia is falling behind in technological development because of economic reasons as well as because technological intelligence has been left out from deciding on key questions on economic, predominantly industrial, and general society development. Slovenian Academy of Engineering has carried out consultations to point out, for the public and decision-makers, the inadequate state on different fields that are creating the present economic crisis. The position paper is divided in three parts: first, named “Initiative for New Industrial Development of Slovenia” is summarizing 7 propositions from the position paper. Second, named “Vision, Direction, Propositions” is dividing propositions in three main fields: industrial policy, education and research and is presenting together 17 propositions. Third part, named “Purpose of the Initiative and Propositions of Slovenian Academy of Engineering”, is further explaining propositions from first two parts. The position paper was distributed together with the Comparative Analysis of Higher Education, Research, Development, Innovations and Economy Achievements of Slovenia to relevant state institutions and other interested organisations.
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18 Oct Framework of Spatial Planning in the Region of Epirus. Sustainability as set-square

Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG)
2012
Topics: - Spatial and Urban Planning in the Region of Epirus - The location in the Region of Epirus in national and European area - Data - trends - prospects - Guidelines for Sustainable Development in the Region of Epirus - Action Plan (highlighting of the natural environment, aquatic and marine environment, management of solid and water waste, activities to strengthen productive sectors)
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18 Oct Policies of the European engineering academies regarding the forming for an engineering career and also the increase of activity towards it / Politici ale academiilor de inginerie europene în problema formării pentru cariera inginerească şi creşterea

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
At the end of this paper, a series of conclusions are presented: ones to guide towards the increase of the attraction of the youth towards different engineering, math and physics domains, the importance of the engineer in the society, and in conjuction with this, the correct evaluation of the place and contribution that can be brought to the development of the society.
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18 Oct Continuing professional development in the fields of advanced automation, ICT and knowledge management / Formarea profesională continuă a inginerilor în domeniile automatică avansată, TIC şi managementul cunoştinţelor

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
In this paper are presented courses developed at the regional center from Technical University "Gheorghe Asachi" of Iasi. These courses have been developed based on the analysis made with industrial partners from the North-East Region on the engineers training needs in the three fields.
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18 Oct Research and Education on Renewable Energy Systems in the Transilvania University of Braşov, Romania / Cercetare și educație în domeniul sistemelor de energii regenerabile în cadrul Universității „Transilvania“ din Brașov, România

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
The paper presents the strategy, actions and relevant results obtained in developing and implementing the concepts of Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems in the "Transilvania" University of Brasov, by integrating education and training (in the Faculty of Product Design and Environment) with research (in the R&D Centre Renewable Energy Systems and Recycling -RESREC).
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18 Oct Two fundamental questions on the essence of the direct method from finite speed thermodynamics and its difference from other methods of irreversible engineering thermodynamics / Două întrebări fundamentale privind esența metodei directe din termodina

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
The paper essentially consists of the answers to two important questions related directly to Fundamentals of the Finite Speed Thermodynamics (TVF) and Direct Method (DM), namely, (1) what is Direct Method? Why is it called so? There is also an "indirect method"?, respectively (2) how can First Law for processes with Finite Speed catch irreversibility of these processes, knowing that First Law represents an energy balance of the system, and that it also "catches what remains in the system?".
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18 Oct Effect of irreversibilities estimated with the direct method on the Stirling engine performance

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
The paper presents new computation scheme of Stirling engine performance that was elaborated in the frame of Thermodynamics with Finite Speed and the Direct Method. Based on the new expression of the First Law of Thermodynamics for Irreversible Processes with Finite Speed that is integrated on each process of the cycle, a completely analytical model of the Stirling engine cycle is developed.
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