From system-level to investment-level Sustainability. An epistemological one-way street

23 Avr From system-level to investment-level Sustainability. An epistemological one-way street

A report of the Royal Academy of Belgium 2021 Authors: Max Krahé. Main themes: public investment in private enterprises, advancing socially and environmentally sustainable development.  
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23 Avr Du partage de la connaissance et de la promotion d’une « science ouverte » / On sharing knowledge and fostering « open science »

A report of the Royal Academy of Belgium / Un rapport de l'Académie royale de Belgique 2020 Authors: Document stemming from the work undertaken by the “Dissemination of Science” Group of the Royal Academy of Belgium, headed by Erol Gelenbe and comprising Guy Brasseur, Luc...
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07 Avr Significant Gas Fired Generation Required During Transition To Zero Carbon

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2021 National Energy and Climate Plan, Download file The Irish Government has adopted a challenging target of having 70% of the country’s electricity produced from renewable sources (mainly wind and solar) by 2030. In its newly published report, ‘The Challenge...
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01 Août Safer complex systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: Professor John McDermid OBE FREng, Dr Philip Garnett, Professor Simon Burton, Dr Rob Weaver An initial framework for understanding and improving the safety of complex, interconnected systems in a rapidly changing and uncertain world.
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01 Juin Safety and ethics of autonomous systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre (see report for working group members) Exploring how autonomous systems should be ethically and safely designed, developed and deployed to ensure benefits are widely distributed and no one is disadvantaged.
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28 Mai The challenge of wood based construction

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2010 Wood like structural element. The tree, anatomy and stresses. Influence of physical and mechanical factors in wood properties. Previous and current conditions: Evolution of joining methods. The laminated stuck wood and its adhesives. Current State. Design strategies. Constructive...
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28 Mai Energy configuration of buildings (ECB) from concept to implementation / Configurarea energetica a cladirilor (CEC) de la concept la aplicare

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 The paper presents the purpose and objectives of the energetic modernization of the existing building activities and design principles of the new buildings, characterized by high Energy and Environment performance.
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28 Mai Considerations on the district heating system of Bucharest / Consideratii privind sistemul de alimentare centralizata cu energie termica al Mun. Bucuresti

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 The paper presents the district heating system (SACET) of Bucharest, one of the largest systems in Europe, and its associated problems. The wrong decisions of economic and energy policy affecting this energy sub-sector in Romania are briefly discussed,...
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28 Mai The way to the smart cities of the future – “Smart Cities” / Catre orasele inteligente ale viitorului – “Smart Cities”

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 The topic approached in this paper follows the actual trends of power system modernization through the smart grid(s) concept. In particular, the smart metering, smart home and electric vehicle concepts are developed simultaneously with the idea of smarter cities through development of advanced...
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28 Mai On seismic vulnerability evaluation in dense Urban Residential Areas using Spatial Information System SIS

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 Following the experience gathered for the past decade by various research team research projects, this paper presents the applicability of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to assess the building seismic vulnerability, exemplified on urban city sample of Iasi municipality,...
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