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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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18 Oct A numerical solution for a plane problem of elasticity

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
Plane elasticity problems which fulfil the solving requirements with the help of the biharmonic equation of plane elasticity can be solved, in many cases, using the integration of the equation with finite differences method. In this paper is presented an extension of the field of application of this equation in double conex domains (octogonal diaphragm with a central square gap).
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18 Oct Considerations regardind the mathematical, technical and business management components of engineering education / Consideraţii privind componentele: matematică, tehnică şi management ale educaţiei inginereşti

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
The engineering education has necessarily to include a significant part of Mathematics, Physics, general technics and business management besides speciality knowledge, in a dynamical, interacting complex. As a conceiver and producer of goods, the engineer finds himself at a beginning of chain; he also must have in mind and influence the middle and the end of chain containing the evaluation on market.
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18 Oct STEM Careers Barometer

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)
2014
The STEM Careers Barometer is a Swiss study investigating several questions based on the sister study by the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). Its main objectives are to determine people’s motives for choosing or rejecting studies or a career in the STEM subjects, to gain insights into how students and those employed in STEM areas perceive their study routine or career progression, and to examine whether interest in studying STEM subjects at school has changed over the years. Any divergences from the results of the acatech study Career Barometer for Science and Engineering are also of interest. For this reason the concept and methods used in this study closely followed those of the acatech study. In the STEM Careers Barometer, three groups of people were surveyed in German-speaking and French-speaking Switzerland in summer 2012 by means of questionnaires. These groups were: school pupils at secondary stages I and II (N = 3,507), students of STEM disciplines, and also for comparison of economic sciences (N = 1,598), and people in employment, again predominantly in STEM areas (N = 945). Generally it can be stated that the results of the Swiss survey align with those of the German study in many areas.
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18 Oct Fostering informatics education German

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)
2014
Information and communications technology (ICT) may be viewed as the key technology of the 21st century. According to a report published by the Technische Gesellschaft Zürich, over 80% of current jobs in Switzerland require more or less thorough knowledge of ICT. Healthcare, finance, transportation, the machine industry, chemistry – i.e. all the technology-based professions – would by now be inconceivable without ICT. It would therefore seem logical for informatics to also play a significant role in schools. Yet this is not the case: ICT education is close to non-existent in Swiss schools. With the exception of the canton of Solothurn, at the level of compulsory education there are few content-related directives and even fewer obligations to provide classes in media education and informatics. At gymnasium level, informatics is only offered as an elective course. Even the “Lehrplan 21” (the planned common curriculum for compulsory education in German-speaking cantons) involves no major changes: in its structure, informatics only appears in a subsection. The term “informatics education” covers the academic topics linked to computers: informatics, computer technology, ICT applications and others. This terminology, which originated in Germany, allows for a comprehensive view of relevant educational contents relating to ICT and for the formulation of coherent and level-appropriate educational concepts. Informatics education aims not only to train pupils as users but to turn them into veritable agents.
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