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Oluwatosin Babatola

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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 ...
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Lei Yu, Yongyi Ye, Lu Zhang

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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 ...
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G. T. Michaltsos, T. Avraam

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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 alway...
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Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Tanvir Hasan, Shahidul Islam, Jiaul Hassan Mithun

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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 compa...
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Mohamed Abdel Raheem, Jennifer Reyes, Xiaohui Wang, Grecia Silva Sanchez, Alyssa Marie Garza

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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 t...
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Case Study

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

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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 t...
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