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21 Oct “Called to Serve”

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE)
2014
Authors –R.Cox and D. O’Dwyer of IAE Heritage Committee - 2014 Joint publication, with Engineers Ireland, of biographies and Presidential Addresses of Presidents of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, over the period from the establishment of the Institution in 1835 to 1969, printed in book format.
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21 Oct Jubilee Annual 2017-2018 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering

Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ)
2018
The significant aim of this edition is to make a contribution to marking the 25th anniversary of our Academy through the organizational and historical review of activities over the past years and to make you familiar with the type and membership of the Academy. In addition to the informative presentation of the activities, an insight into the part of our members' scientific work is given so that the Annual also contains a series of recent original papers of some of our members, giving the Academy additional scientific value. The Annual presents a brief description of our normative acts with special reference to the Statute of the Academy. Three comprehensive papers are dedicated to the twenty-five-year history of the Croatian Academy of Engineering described through the memories of the previous historical presidents. The following chapter “National Awards and Decorations of the Members of the Croatian Academy of Engineering 1993-2018” and “Recipients of the Awards of the Academy 2002-2018” brings a list of our members who are the winners of social  awards  and decorations, and especially of traditional awards made by our Academy for years. It is an opportunity for our readers of the Jubilee Annual to get acquainted with our members and their number in the special chapter 'Members of the Academy in 2018 (Full Members of the Academy, Elected Members of the Academy, Emeriti of the Academy and Associates of the Academy in 2018 ',    ' Honorary Members of the Academy in 2018 ',' Deceased Members of the Academy (all categories) 1993-2018’. As the Academy maintains cooperation with the rest of the scientific community, and especially with the economy, the next chapter 'Supporting Members of the Academy in 2018'  also presents our current corporate members in the category of supporting members of the Academy. In 2017 the current leadership, i.e. the Governing Board, was elected, whose mandate lasts up to 2021. As this jubilee year falls within the scope of this mandate, we have found it desirable to present a shortened election program of work of the new Governing Board to give the reader an insight into the current activities of the Academy as presented at the end of the first part of the Annual in 'A Short Overview of the Work of the Governing Board of the Croatian Academy of Engineering 2017-2021 '. In order to become more familiar with the scope of the activities of our members whose quality and number we are proud of, the last part of the Annual presents in the form of 'Who is Who' in our Academy, as we have done earlier, the basic information about our members and the reader will surely then gain the impression of the significance of the Croatian Academy of Engineering today.
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21 Oct Life and Inventions of Faust Vrančić

Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ)
2018
The third edition has been substantially expanded and supplemented by research into a few unexplained events from the life of Faust Vrancic and his family. It is particularly concerned with the origin of his family and the family coat of arms, his initial form and later changes. Various claims and representations of his works are also considered. The book also points out some questions historians have no answers yet. In the analysis of the work of renaissance engineers, a common occurrence of the use of ideas of contemporaries or predecessors was noted, without mentioning their name. In the past few years scientists are investigating these cases and the results greatly change the image of the greats of that age, among whom are Francesco di Gorgio Martini and Leonardo da Vinci. For this reason, chapter 3.2 is added in the book The common phenomenon of using other ideas and solutions with a few examples that point to this phenomenon. This is necessary because this book deals with the models Faust Vrančić had, his improvements to these assumed ideas, as well as by emphasizing his original works.
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21 Oct Electric Mobility – Potentials and Challenges for Science and Technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2010
The scarcity of oil as a fossil fuel and the continuous tightening up of the CO2 emission goals in conjunction with a sharp increase of individual mobility in Asia and many other regions of the world call into question the internal combustion engine as the dominant drive technology. The necessity of the reduction of greenhouse gases, connected to the rising level of urbanization, will make the technological switchover from the internal combustion engine to the electrical drive more attractive in the future. The volume documents the contributions to the acatech Academy Event in April 2010. They investigate the potentials of electric mobility and the challenges for science and technology that have to be mastered on the way to an electro-mobile future.
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21 Oct Statement: How Germany Can Become the Leading Provider of Electric Mobility

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2010
Anybody wanting to carry electric mobility in Germany forward on a sustainable basis should mainly invest in research and development in order to create marketable components and systems as well as the corresponding infrastructure. Consumption incentives in the way of the so-called environmental premium alone do not suffice to achieve the ambitious goals that the federal government pursues, i.e. the “National Development Plan for Electric Mobility.”
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21 Oct Electric Vehicles: charged with potential

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI)
2010
This study has investigated the implications of the large-scale adoption of electric cars in Britain.  Electric vehicles hold the promise, if widely adopted, of drastically reducing carbon emissions from surface transport and could, therefore, form a major plank in the UK’s efforts to meet the binding emissions reduction targets enshrined in the 2008 Climate Change Act.  This report concludes that the success of electric vehicles in the UK will rely on a number of infrastructural improvements and early agreement on standards and protocols. Development of the technologies ahead of these decisions could reduce public acceptance of EVs, if different charging solutions are being offered, and ultimately require increased future investment in infrastructure to accommodate multiple standards.
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21 Oct Mobile communications as a progress driving force

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI)
2010
Society and mobile communications. Mobile communications historical milestones. ICT: some historical keystones. Some market trends. Broadcast spectrum. Notes of broadcast engineering. Broadcast sources. Spectrum regulation. Spectrum dynamic assignment. Cognitive broadcast. Cognitive networks. Cooperation for management of broadcasting sources. Cognition and cooperation in mobile networks. Broadcasting as a vehicle for future Internet.
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21 Oct The Action Field of Mobility: Safeguarding Infrastructures. Improving Traffic Efficiency. Seizing Export Opportunities

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2011
Efficient roads and railways constitute the lifelines of individual mobility and logistics. Given the increasing burdens on government budgets, however, the maintenance and extension of the traffic infrastructure is becoming increasingly more difficult. Against this backdrop, acatech has made statements in its “Mobility 2020” on traffic development in Germany and offered recommendations for action in terms of the need-oriented advancement of the infrastructure as early as 2006. The study on hand is the revision and continuation of the developments forecasted then. It shows that the trend of regionally varying traffic growth is continuing. Particularly regional agglomerations of the so-called C category are therefore dependent on sustainable mobility concepts, including electric mobility and traffic management, while rural regions, e.g. in Northern Germany, feature a downward tendency. In the second part, the volume also presents ways how integrated mobility solutions could contribute to the solution of global challenges.
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