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Oluwatosin Babatola

Article ID: 3315
Views - 197  (Abstract) PDF - 40  (Download)
Abstract: This paper discusses the findings of an experimental study on the effect of various curing procedures on the compressive strength of concrete produced by partially substituting portland cement with Palm Kernel Shell Ash (PKSA). Palm kernel shell ash was utilized in a 1:2:4 mix ratio as a partial substitute for ordinary Portland cement (OPC) at percentage ...
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Lei Yu, Yongyi Ye, Lu Zhang

Article ID: 3309
Views - 164  (Abstract) PDF - 28  (Download)
Abstract: It is important to improve residential thermal comfort in the high dense cities, in which wind environment is crucial. Waterside buildings take an advantage of micro-hydrological-climate in summer that should be used to enhance residential thermal comfort especially in the subtropical region. In order to propose design approaches according to the outdoor ...
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G. T. Michaltsos, T. Avraam

Article ID: 3312
Views - 148  (Abstract) PDF - 21  (Download)
Abstract: The periodically repeated pavement irregularities and their effect on the dynamic behavior of a bridge are the subject of this paper, as well as a new point of view of how the surface roughness operates on vehicles. The authors observed that the models used so far accept that the wheels are always in contact with the roughness curve. But in reality the wh...
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Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Tanvir Hasan, Shahidul Islam, Jiaul Hassan Mithun

Article ID: 3385
Views - 193  (Abstract) PDF - 29  (Download)
Abstract: Bangladesh is enriched with beautiful traditional indigenous cultures. Different indigenous peoples with their distinctive existences also considerably create an enhance values and lifestyles to the socio-cultural sectors of Bangladesh [1]. Habitually, these indigenous communities have been comparable to live a large combined family to shear their lifesty...
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Mohamed Abdel Raheem, Jennifer Reyes, Xiaohui Wang, Grecia Silva Sanchez, Alyssa Marie Garza

Article ID: 3383
Views - 209  (Abstract) PDF - 29  (Download)
Abstract: The literature mentions multiple factors that can affect the accuracy of estimating the project duration in highway construction, such as weather, location, and soil conditions. However, there are other factors that have not been explored, yet they can have significant impact on the accuracy of the project time estimate. Recently, TxDOT ra...
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Case Study

Jasmine Mira, Nicole Braxtan, Shen-En Chen, Tiefu Zhao, Lynn Harris, Dave Cook

Article ID: 3327
Views - 176  (Abstract) PDF - 34  (Download)
Abstract: Lithium ion battery fire hazard has been well-documented in a variety of applications. Recently, battery train technology has been introduced as a clean energy concept for railway. In the case of heavy locomotives such as trains, the massive collection of battery stacks required to meet energy demands may pose a significant hazard. The obj...
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