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Materials

Study on the Mechanical Properties of a Carbon-Fiber/Glass-Fiber Hybrid Foam Sandwich Structure
26/04/2024 - Considering the different structural strength requirements of different parts of fiberglass yachts, carbon fiber/glass fiber hybrid reinforcement can be applied to the skins of sandwich panels in...
Methodology for Sustainability Assessment for the Use of Ground Olive Stones in Mortar Bricks for Facades
17/04/2024 - The addition of ground olive stones in the manufacture of mortar bricks reduces their thermal conductivity coefficient and increases heat exchange insulation. So, it can improve energy efficiency and...
Evaluation and monitoring of the water quality of an Argentinian urban river applying multivariate statistics
10/04/2024 - In this work, we present the water quality assessment of an urban river, the San Luis River, located in San Luis Province, Argentina. The San Luis River flows through two developing cities; hence,...
Energy Efficiency versus Heritage—Proposal for a Replicable Prototype to Maintain the Architectural Values of Buildings in Energy Improvement Interventions on Facades: The Case of the Expansion of San Sebastián
31/03/2024 - The implementation of energy efficiency improvements in facades, such as ventilated facades or External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS), is leading to a widespread modification of these...
Stable Isotope Tracer Technique and Network Pharmacology to Reveal Antidepressant Targets and Active Components of Xiaoyao San
07/03/2024 - In recent years, the research of mitochondrial dysfunction in depression has drawn the focus of researchers. Our research group previously found that Xiaoyao San (XYS) has improved the mitochondrial...
The Influence of Visitors on Heritage Conservation: The Case of the Church of San Juan del Hospital, Valencia, Spain
01/03/2024 - One of the greatest challenges in heritage management is to find a balance between the demands of visitor access and heritage conservation. The income generated prevents decay and benefits the...
Moderate Anthropogenic Noise Exposure Does Not Affect Navy Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Whistle Rates
01/03/2024 - Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) rely on frequency- and amplitude-modulated whistles to communicate, and noise exposure can inhibit the success of acoustic communication through masking or...
Enhancing Public Space Accessibility and Inclusivity in Residential Neighbourhoods: A Methodological Framework and Pilot Application
08/02/2024 - The paper adds to the debate on urban transformation, which plays a significant role in improving quality of urban life and liveability of public spaces, as also stated in UN Sustainable Development...
Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage Generation from Mine Waste at an Abandoned Mining Site in a Semi-arid Environment
- Mine tailing deposits may result in environmental issues when abandoned and exposed to environmental conditions. This case study focuses on the “El Lavadero” tailing deposit, an abandoned mining...
Exploring Functional Polymers in the Synthesis of Luminescent ZnO Quantum Dots for the Detection of Cr6+, Fe2+, and Cu2+
03/02/2024 - The main aim of this work is to demonstrate that well-defined methacrylate-based copolymers with oligoethylene glycol side chains and functional groups such as thiol and glycidyl, obtained by...
Enhancing oil–water emulsion separation using improved styrene–acrylonitrile copolymer membrane: Experimental and thermodynamic study of the impact of solvent mixtures
02/02/2024 - This study investigated the fabrication of styrene–acrylonitrile copolymer (SAN) membrane using the nonsolvent?induced phase separation (NIPS) method with a combination of solvents, namely...
A novel icariin?encapsulated PLGA/nBM composite biomimetic microspheres for bone repair
20/01/2024 - Photoluminescent, hydrophobic, ultraviolet protective, transparent, and mechanically reliable plastic was developed by reinforcement with electrospun glass nanofibers (75?300 nm) and strontium...
Development of Virtual Sensor Based on LSTM-Autoencoder to Detect Faults in Supply Chilled Water Temperature Sensor
29/01/2024 - Supply chilled water temperature (SCWT) is an important variable for the efficient and stable operation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. A precisely measured value...
Assessing the Community Perception in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, of Proper Waste Disposal: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
26/01/2024 - This study explores the factors affecting proper garbage disposal in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines, where approximately 49 tons of solid garbage are produced each day. This research was...
Potential Antidiabetic Activity of Apis mellifera Propolis Extraction Obtained with Ultrasound
22/01/2024 - Recent studies have linked phenolic compounds to the inhibition of digestive enzymes. Propolis extract is consumed or applied as a traditional treatment for some diseases. More than 500 chemical...
The effect of high-intensity gamma radiation on PETG and ASA polymer-based fused deposition modelled 3D printed parts
17/01/2024 - Abstract There is growing interest in the application of 3D printing for demanding environments subject to gamma radiation in areas such as the nuclear industry and space...
A Relevant Characterization and Compatibility for Reuse the Sediments from Reservoirs in Southern Italy
15/01/2024 - The damming of watercourses results in sediment accumulation and, therefore, in the reduction of useful storage capacity. The storage capacity can be recovered through dredging, but this process...
A Review of Thickness-Dependent Stress in Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) Thin Films
09/01/2024 - Further InformationFor additional details of the experiment and results, please read the
Flame retardant biogenic building insulation materials from hemp fiber
27/12/2023 - Schematic diagram of acrylonitrile?styrene?acrylate (ASA) toughened polyvinyl chloride resin matrix.AbstractPoly(butyl acrylate) grafted styrene and acrylonitrile copolymer (PBA?g?SAN, ASA) with...
A Feasible Proposal for Energy-Efficient Roof Retrofitting in Southern European Obsolete Residential Neighborhoods
28/12/2023 - 1960s Europe saw a large number of residential neighborhoods built to house those migrating from the countryside. Today, more than 50 years later, these neighborhoods suffer high levels of...