Covid 19: engineering a resilient future

01 Juin Covid 19: engineering a resilient future

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre This paper summarises how engineers can transform their ideas into advice and action, minimising the risks and impact of COVID-19 for the UK, beyond the immediate crisis response, to secure a more resilient...
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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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28 Mai Redevelopment of the MacDonald warehouse

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 The MacDonald warehouse was built in 1970 on the Boulevard Macdonald in the 19th district of Paris, France. To ensure that the warehouse is re-used, not demolished, the conversion must use the existing structure to accommodate the programme,...
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28 Mai Engineering a low carbon built environment: The discipline of Building Engineering Physics

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2010 This report presents an overview of the field of building engineering physics and identifies opportunities for developments that will benefit society as a whole, as well as employers, universities, professional engineering institutions and in particular professionals who are...
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01 Mai Net zero: a systems perspective on the climate challenge

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre (see report for working group members) This paper introduces the National Engineering Policy Centre’s (NEPC) project on decarbonisation, which will explore systems implications of the transition to net zero and offer advice to...
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