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Consumer Perceptions Towards Package Designs: A Cross Cultural Study, Romica Chandra Lal, Fritz Yambrach, Lucy McProud 2015 San Jose State University

Consumer Perceptions Towards Package Designs: A Cross Cultural Study, Romica Chandra Lal, Fritz Yambrach, Lucy Mcproud

Journal of Applied Packaging Research

The choice of one package or the other can be an economic decision or can be influenced by cultural acceptance or perception of individual convenience. Product package systems can be designed for one-time use or multiple-use purposes. Package perceptions in different countries typically develop from a variety of factors, including climate, lifestyle, and cultural acceptance with regard to particular products. In an increasingly global economy with multinational firms marketing products worldwide, it is important to understand the differences between consumer needs and consumer responses to product-package systems.

The objective of this research was to examine consumer perceptions of different product ...


Evaluation Of Distribution Environment In Ltl Shipment Between Central Europe And South Africa, Peter Borocz, Paul Singh, Jay Singh 2015 Széchenyi István Universtiy

Evaluation Of Distribution Environment In Ltl Shipment Between Central Europe And South Africa, Peter Borocz, Paul Singh, Jay Singh

Journal of Applied Packaging Research

Due to the global expansion of transportation and handling companies, the distribution and supply chains of both raw materials and finished products now requires a better understanding of the shipping environment. This international shipping and handling information describing the physical and climatic conditions provides packaging engineers the required technical information to design better packaging to provide protection to products in various segments of the supply chain. In these global supply chains, products emerging from Central Europe also play an increasingly important role today. From this region, the truck and vessel combination is the most dominant transportation mode for non-time sensitive ...


Measuring And Analysing The Effect Of Openings And Vibration On Reusable Pharmaceutical Insulated Boxes With Daily Distribution, Péter Böröcz, Ákos Mojzes, Péter Csavajda 2015 Széchenyi István Universtiy

Measuring And Analysing The Effect Of Openings And Vibration On Reusable Pharmaceutical Insulated Boxes With Daily Distribution, Péter Böröcz, Ákos Mojzes, Péter Csavajda

Journal of Applied Packaging Research

To control the climate when temperature sensitive drugs are delivered is an essential consideration of shippers and freight forwarders. It is common practice to utilize insulated boxes. A survey was conducted to determine the properties of these daily deliveries and factors were observed that influence the climate environment of drugs during travel. These factors included opening intervals, number of openings, trip times and distances. Then the results of the survey were used to perform the recorded circumstances of distribution in laboratory tests as close to reality as possible and analyse the effect of the above-mentioned factors. During real distribution the ...


Cp Maps – An Interactive Cal Poly Map Ios Application, Brian Fung, Carl Lind III 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Cp Maps – An Interactive Cal Poly Map Ios Application, Brian Fung, Carl Lind Iii

Computer Science

According to Forbes magazine, Cal Poly ranks No. 9 among Califor- nia’s public universities and is the top-ranked California State University for this past year[7]. More than 55,000 undergraduates seek admission for Fall 2015[11]. These visiting students and their families and as well as 20,000 cur- rent students, faculty and staff need an convenient way of navigating around campus[8]. Our iOS app—CP Maps—was built from the ground up to address the difficulty of navigating around campus.


Fire And Life Safety Report- Battalion Headquarters Complex (Ueph), Mathew Mershimer 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire And Life Safety Report- Battalion Headquarters Complex (Ueph), Mathew Mershimer

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

This fire and life safety report covers a Battalion Headquarters Complex that is used for housing military troops. This is a complete review of the building with prescriptive based fire protection along with performance base review of the building. The prescriptive fire protection covers egress analysis of the space, passive fire protection (i.e. fire walls and doors) and active fire protection (i.e. fire alarm and fire sprinklers). The performance based section looks at the prescriptive requirements and sees if these would be enough for the application at hand. The building fire protection and life safety are covered by ...


Comprehensive Fire Protection And Life Safety Evaluation Of The Robotic Manufacturing Science And Engineering Laboratories (Rmsel) Facility, Tomas M. Sanchez 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Comprehensive Fire Protection And Life Safety Evaluation Of The Robotic Manufacturing Science And Engineering Laboratories (Rmsel) Facility, Tomas M. Sanchez

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

A comprehensive fire protection and life safety evaluation has been performed for the Robotic Manufacturing Science and Engineering Laboratory (RMSEL) at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). The evaluation considered both prescriptive and performance based aspects. Current codes, such as the 2012 International Building Code and the 2013 version of NFPA 13 – Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, are generally the basis for the prescriptive evaluation even though they are not the code of record for the building. Use of current codes for this evaluation is mostly for academic reasons. Nevertheless, the facility is generally compliant with the provisions of the ...


Comprehensive Fire And Life Safety Analysis Of Building 186, Construction Innovation Center, At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Chris Torres 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Comprehensive Fire And Life Safety Analysis Of Building 186, Construction Innovation Center, At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Chris Torres

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

The report summarizes the analysis of the existing fire protection features and systems installed in the Construction Innovation Center at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. The center is divided into three individual buildings (Buildings A, B and C) and are connected at each floor by an exterior balcony. The analysis includes two different approaches. A prescriptive analysis approach has been used to examine if the installed fire protection features and systems compliance with the latest edition of the codes and standards in California. This approach includes an evaluation of the fire structure protection, means of egress, fire alarm ...


Fire Protection And Life Safety Analysis Of A Modern Distributon Facility, Nolan McCarthy 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Protection And Life Safety Analysis Of A Modern Distributon Facility, Nolan Mccarthy

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

Warehouse facilities are part of the backbone of American industry. The vast amounts of varying goods stored and distributed as part of American business has always driven the need for large, voluminous warehouses. And the increasing size of these facilities over the decades is very closely linked to the capabilities of and advances in fire protection knowledge and technology. Today’s modern distribution centers easily and often exceed one million square feet in area, and the heights are ever increasing. In the 1970’s and early 1980’s, most warehouse facilities were built to an approximate height of 30 feet ...


Fire Protection Analysis Of Warren J. Baker Center For Science, Aric E. Carracino 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Protection Analysis Of Warren J. Baker Center For Science, Aric E. Carracino

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

A prescriptive and performance based analysis was performed on the Warren J Baker Center for Science on the California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo campus. The code based analysis included reviewing the building’s egress components, structural fire protection, fire sprinkler system, and fire alarm system. This included the requirements of the California Building Code, as well as applicable NFPA codes. Analysis of the egress components of the building revealed several dead end corridors within the building that exceed the maximum allowed length of 50 feet. In addition, the student workspace areas on Level 3 require two exits, but are only ...


Fire Protection Analysis Cotchett Education Building, Building 002, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, William J. Beasland 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Protection Analysis Cotchett Education Building, Building 002, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, William J. Beasland

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

This report analyzes the Cotchett Education Building on the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo College campus. Since this is an existing building, with various modifications made during the life of the building, it was analyzed as an existing building. NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2012 edition (LSC) contains requirements for existing buildings, and was the primary code used in this analysis. Other codes used in analysis were referenced in each section. The Cotchett Education Building meets most requirements of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2012 edition. However, there are recommendations regarding exiting and the alarm system. See section 7 of ...


Fire Protection Engineering Analysis For Building 910 - Sandia National Labs/Ca, Mo Mosallaei 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Protection Engineering Analysis For Building 910 - Sandia National Labs/Ca, Mo Mosallaei

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

This Fire Protection Engineering analysis was performed on Building 910 in Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA to examine the building’s fire safety and fire protection criteria which originally adhered to the 1985 Uniform Building Code. The object of this analysis is to determine the degree of compliance with the prescriptive codes in place today as well compliance with performance based analysis. For the prescriptive analysis consisted of evaluating the buildings occupancy classification, type of construction, egress design, fire detection and alarm systems, fire sprinkler system, Halon System, and structural fire protection are evaluated in terms of the life ...


Fire Hazard Analysis Of Technical Area 53 Building 1, Los Alamos National Lab, Brett L. Noakes 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Hazard Analysis Of Technical Area 53 Building 1, Los Alamos National Lab, Brett L. Noakes

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

This is an analysis of a 1970’s vintage building as it is compared to current building codes and standards. The purpose of this document is to assess if the current, as found construction of an existing building could achieve the sometimes more restrictive modern building codes. Both a prescriptive analysis and a performance-based analysis were completed to verify life-safety concerns and criteria as well as construction criteria. The prescriptive analysis compared existing, as found construction to current codes and standards while the prescriptive analysis used modern fire modeling techniques to see how likely fire scenarios would challenge the structure ...


Fire And Life Safety Analysis Bonderson Engineering Projets Center, Gary Dominguez 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire And Life Safety Analysis Bonderson Engineering Projets Center, Gary Dominguez

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

A Fire and Life Safety Analysis was performed as one of the requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. The Fire and Life Safety Analysis consists of a prescriptive analysis as well as a performance based analysis. These analyses were performed on the Bonderson Engineering Projects Center which is part of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The prescriptive analysis consisted of the four following parts: Egress Analysis and Design, Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, Water-based Fire Suppression, and Structural Fire Protection. The purpose of the prescriptive analysis was ...


Ciceroni Ios App, Forrest D. Hansen 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Ciceroni Ios App, Forrest D. Hansen

Computer Science

The Ciceroni app for iOS is a crowdsourcing tour app that allows users to create and share tours consisting of a collection of locations. Although it can be used for various purposes, it was designed to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from locals to tourists and to provide a free alternative to traditional tours. The app enables Facebook users to create and share lists of locations which other users can then view and get directions to on a map. This project was developed in HTML 5 and JavaScript and demonstrates the use of the Google Maps JavaScript API, Parse Core ...


Life Cycle Assessment Of The Oriented Strand Board And Plywood Industries In The United States Of America, Dominik Kaestner 2015 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Life Cycle Assessment Of The Oriented Strand Board And Plywood Industries In The United States Of America, Dominik Kaestner

Masters Theses

Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a methodology to compare and evaluate products or systems in a holistic manner. The methodology of an LCA includes the life cycle inventory (LCI), which contains inputs and outputs for a product within designated system boundaries. LCIs are used to develop impact assessments that calculate the effect of the product or system on the environment in categories such as global warming potential.

LCA has been applied for the comparison of wood products to non-wood alternatives. The results showed that wood processing is efficient and the environmental impacts are low compared to non-wood alternatives. These findings ...


Effect Of Fibre Blend Ratios On Yarn Properties, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, A. Ghosh, M. Raihan 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Effect Of Fibre Blend Ratios On Yarn Properties, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, A. Ghosh, M. Raihan

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Yarn properties can be altered through blending fibres. According to the requirement different properties can be achieved by different blending ratios. Among the different blends cotton and polyester, cotton and wool, wool and acrylic, cotton and nylon, jute and acrylic, cotton and rayon etc are common. Flax and polyester has been a popular blend now-adays and depicts excellent properties than their individual yarn properties. Different proportion of flax and polyester has been tested to observe the yarn properties and it is found that polyester was perfectly fits with low proportion of flax. Their blends with specific ratios exhibit excellent properties ...


Should Nuclear Energy Be More Heavily Incorporated By The United States?, Matthew Romer 2015 Omaha North Magnet High School

Should Nuclear Energy Be More Heavily Incorporated By The United States?, Matthew Romer

Nebraska College Preparatory Academy Senior Capstone Projects

America is involved in one of the biggest races towards electrical efficiency, cleanliness, and productivity. Nuclear energy is a major part of the U.S.’s non-­‐carbon emitting electricity, and has strict regulations for management. However, this form of energy has been on the decline in the past couple decades due to cost and competition with cheaper, less clean methods. Is nuclear energy feasible enough to continue?


Laboratory Building- Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, Nm, Joshua Herrera 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Laboratory Building- Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, Nm, Joshua Herrera

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

The purpose of the culminating report was to perform a prescriptive-based and performance-based analysis on the fire and life safety systems in the laboratory building at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). The prescriptive-based analysis determined if the laboratory building met applicable code requirements for life safety systems. The performance-based analysis conducted a series of fire scenarios to ensure the fire and life safety systems provided adequate egress time for occupants in the event of a fire. The prescriptive-based analysis was based on the Life Safety Code (LSC) and International Building Code (IBC). The laboratory building is a mixed occupancy building. The ...


Fire Protection And Life Safety Engineering Analysis- Center For Science And Mathematics, Orelvis Gonzalez Cruz 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Fire Protection And Life Safety Engineering Analysis- Center For Science And Mathematics, Orelvis Gonzalez Cruz

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

The Life Safety and Fire Protection systems in Cal Poly’s Center for Science and Mathematics (CSM) were analyzed and evaluated in this project, according to the requirements of the applicable codes and pertinent standards. The evaluation was conducted through a prescriptive-based approach, in conjunction with a performance-based approach. On one hand, the prescriptive-based approach considered the analysis of the Structural Fire Protection and Means of Egress in the building and the existing Fire Detection/Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems. On the other hand, the performance-based approach included an Egress Analysis, which assessed the Required Safe Egress Time (RSET) and ...


Solar Energy Research Center- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory!, Shellie Prescott 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Solar Energy Research Center- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory!, Shellie Prescott

Culminating Experience Project Reports in Fire Protection Engineering

This report covers both a prescriptive and performance-based review of fire and life safety systems for the Solar Energy Research Center at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The primary subjects covered are egress, fire alarm systems, and sprinkler systems. A unique feature and focal point for this report is the SERC east exit stair. This stair was originally designed as a glass atrium, but for various reasons cannot be utilized as an atrium. The east exit stair has a special VESDA detection system, is the most remote location for the sprinkler system, and is a primary exit for all three ...


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