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Módulos Educacionales Complementarios Flexibles, Adaptables Y Productivos Para La Formación Media En La Ruralidad, Paula Daniela Ballesteros González, Raquel Yohana Cárdenas Peña 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Módulos Educacionales Complementarios Flexibles, Adaptables Y Productivos Para La Formación Media En La Ruralidad, Paula Daniela Ballesteros González, Raquel Yohana Cárdenas Peña

Arquitectura

El presente proyecto de grado desarrolla módulos educacionales complementarios flexibles, adaptables y productivos para la formación media en la ruralidad. El proyecto se ubica en la ruralidad colombiana, la cual se caracteriza por tener un gran potencial agrícola

El proyecto se desarrolla entendiendo conceptos claves tales como la educación, la productividad, la flexibilidad, adaptabilidad, sostenibilidad, entre otros. A través de esta investigación y anteproyecto, se brinda una posible alternativa a partir de soluciones arquitectónicas y técnico constructivas que agrupan principios de diseño y objetivos planteados para lograr la aplicabilidad dentro de la educación tradicional de técnicas productivas en las escuelas …


Complejo Educativo Rural, Desarrollo Y Productividad Del Campo Jenesano - Boyacá, Reynel Castillo Henao 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Complejo Educativo Rural, Desarrollo Y Productividad Del Campo Jenesano - Boyacá, Reynel Castillo Henao

Arquitectura

En la actualidad, el concepto de “lo rural” se expande más allá de lo exclusivo “agrario”, esto se caracteriza por sus variadas dinámicas de funcionamiento y por los desacuerdos en los procesos que se vienen desarrollando.

De este modo de territorio se pretende avanzar en la caracterización del rural por medio de la dimensión económica productiva a través de los jóvenes, para que trascienda a dimensiones como lo institucional, lo sociocultural y lo ambiental.


Analysis Of Modern Barn Design, Gunther Soehnlen 2021 The University of Akron

Analysis Of Modern Barn Design, Gunther Soehnlen

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

The agriculture industry is always changing. Barn structures are one of the most important aspects of the agriculture industry. As the agriculture industry changes, so does the design and construction of barns. There are many types of barns, but over the last 300 years four of the most prevalent types have been the Bank Barn, Open Span Truss Barn, Hoop Barn, and Transverse Frame Barn. The Bank Barn and Transverse Frame Barn have been popularly built for over 200 years. The Hoop Barn and the Open Span Truss Barn have been recently introduced to the industry, becoming popular within the …


Enhancing Bim Implementation In The Ethiopian Public Construction Sector: An Empirical Study, Solomon Belay, James D. Goedert, Asregedew Woldesenbet, Saeed Rokooei3 2020 Bahir Dar University

Enhancing Bim Implementation In The Ethiopian Public Construction Sector: An Empirical Study, Solomon Belay, James D. Goedert, Asregedew Woldesenbet, Saeed Rokooei3

Faculty Publications in Architectural Engineering

Recently, the popularity of BIM has grown rapidly in the public construction sector. However, only a few studies so far have been seeking to address the BIM adoption benefits and barriers in developmental public projects across the low-income countries. Thus, the study aims to investigate the benefits and barriers of BIM adoption in the context of the Ethiopian infrastructure market. To achieve the objectives, a comprehensive systematic literature review was conducted to identify BIM adoption benefits and barriers in developing countries. Then, a structured questionnaire survey was conducted to collect data from various professionals working in organizations including client, consultant, …


Condition Rating Prediction Using An Interactive Deterioration Model Development Package, Minwoo Chang, Mitchell S. Maguire 2020 Myongji University

Condition Rating Prediction Using An Interactive Deterioration Model Development Package, Minwoo Chang, Mitchell S. Maguire

Faculty Publications in Architectural Engineering

This paper presents an advanced method to determine explanatory variables required for developing deterioration models without the interference of human bias. Although a stationary set of explanatory variables is ideal for long-term monitoring and asset management, the penalty regression results vary annually due to the innate bias in the inspection data. In this study, weighting factors were introduced to consider the inspection data collected for several years, and the most stationary set was identified. To manage the substantial amount of inspection data effectively, we proposed a software package referred to as the Deterioration Model Development Package (DMDP). The objective of …


Brazil, Big Hydro, And A Beautiful Monster: “Green” Energy Generation In The Xingu River Basin, Ian F. Hirons 2020 Clark University

Brazil, Big Hydro, And A Beautiful Monster: “Green” Energy Generation In The Xingu River Basin, Ian F. Hirons

Student Works

Brazil is quickly becoming an influential actor on the world stage of geopolitics. The nation has achieved global economic and environmental recognition due to the extensive development of its hydrological resources in the form of hydroelectric power plants. As the world’s second greatest generator of hydroelectricity, Brazil has proven a staunch adherence to building dams in the large-scale. Though these dams have brought electricity to millions of people across the country, the socio-ecological toll inflicted by their construction has been devastating to natural biomes and local inhabitants. This article traces Brazil’s proclivity for large-scale hydropower to four motivational categories often …


Shahar Sharoitida Avtomobilllarni Parkovkalashda Innovatsion Loyihalash Tizimi, Zohidjon Baxtiyor o`g`li Abdurahmonov, Jamshid Abdunazarov 2020 Jizzakh branch of the National University of Uzbekistan

Shahar Sharoitida Avtomobilllarni Parkovkalashda Innovatsion Loyihalash Tizimi, Zohidjon Baxtiyor O`G`Li Abdurahmonov, Jamshid Abdunazarov

Scientific-technical journal

Annotatsiya: Shahar ko`chalarida transport vositalarining soni ko`payishi sababli, transport bilan bog`liq bo`lgan muammolar ko`paymoqda. Bunga sabab qilib yo`lning infratuzilmasi va parkovka joylarining yetarli emasligini hamda mavjud parkovka joylari to`g`risida axborotni yetkazadigan tizimning yo`qligini misol qilib keltirish mumkin. Bu bir qancha salbiy oqibatlarga olib kelishi mumkin. Jumladan transport vositalaridan chiqayotgan zaharli moddalarning atrof – muhitga zarari ko`payishiga, yo`lning o`tkazish qobiliyatiga va haydovchining yo`lda ortiqcha vaqt sarflashlarga olib kelishi mumkin.

Yuqoridagi aytib o`tilgan muammolarni bartaraf etish uchun shahar parkovkalarini innovatsion intellektual loyihasini ishlab chiqish va uni hayotga tatbiq etish lozim. Bu intellektual tizim orqali transport vositalari egalari bo`sh parkovka hududlarini osongini topib …


Framework For Extracting And Characterizing Load Profile Variability Based On A Comparative Study Of Different Wavelet Functions, ANDREW PARKER, KEVIN JAMES, Dongming Peng, Mahmoud Alahmad 2020 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Framework For Extracting And Characterizing Load Profile Variability Based On A Comparative Study Of Different Wavelet Functions, Andrew Parker, Kevin James, Dongming Peng, Mahmoud Alahmad

Faculty Publications in Architectural Engineering

The penetration of distributed energy resources (DERs) on the electric power system is changing traditional power flow and analysis studies. DERs may cause the systems' protection and control equipment to operate outside their intended parameters, due to DERs' variability and dispatchability. As this penetration grows, hosting capacity studies as well as protection and control impact mitigation become critical components to advance this penetration. In order to conduct such studies accurately, the electric power system's distribution components should be modeled correctly, and will require realistic time series loads at varying temporal and spatial conditions. The load component consists of the built …


Moisture Monitoring Of A Clt Structure In A Southern Climate, Elizabeth Poblete 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Moisture Monitoring Of A Clt Structure In A Southern Climate, Elizabeth Poblete

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Understanding of moisture behavior in cross laminated timber (CLT) is critical to the widespread use of CLT in construction in the United States. Currently, very little data exists on the long-term impact of moisture on CLT. The objective of this research is to collect data regarding the long-term moisture variation in the CLT panel at the University of Arkansas Adohi Hall residence hall. The climate of Northwest Arkansas is different from previously monitored buildings, as they were in the Pacific Northwest. Comparatively, Northwest Arkansas has a warmer climate with higher average annual precipitation. Waterproofing efforts are usually employed to prevent …


Tanzanian Concrete Masonry Walls, Edward J. Kaminski 2020 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Tanzanian Concrete Masonry Walls, Edward J. Kaminski

Architectural Engineering

Walls that replicate masonry walls used in Tanzania are constructed and tested. The results from testing was compared with the respective predictions made using code guidelines from ASCE 7 and TMS 402.


Bs News November/December, 2020 Technological University Dublin

Bs News November/December

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Recycling Cigarettes Into Concrete, Jonathan R. Rosete 2020 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Recycling Cigarettes Into Concrete, Jonathan R. Rosete

Construction Management

The objective of my senior project is to find a solution for the growing amount of improperly disposed cigarette butts on our planet. To accomplish this, I created and tested concrete cylinders mixed with different amounts of used cigarettes. It is my goal that we will be able to recycle cigarette butts and incorporate them into our everyday concrete use. By adding cigarettes to our mixes, I also understand their will be concerns with its potential strength. However with this in mind, it is my intention that these current mixes will only be used for non-structural concrete. In the following, …


Online Implementation Of Structural Analysis Tool For Remote Learning, Ghada El-Mahdy, Amany Micheal 2020 The British University in Egypt

Online Implementation Of Structural Analysis Tool For Remote Learning, Ghada El-Mahdy, Amany Micheal

Civil Engineering

The delivery of a structural analysis module to architectural or civil engineering students needs the visualization of certain diagrams, such as the internal force diagrams and the elastic line. These diagrams are difficult to grasp for students new to structural analysis and need a lot of practice to become proficient in drawing them. Current structural analysis textbooks with electronic platforms do not include tools to draw the internal force diagrams or deflection. This has led to the initiative of creating an online structural analysis tool to enable the student to easily apply different loadings on different statical systems to draw …


Bs News September/October, 2020 Technological University Dublin

Bs News September/October

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Improving The Economic Viability And Flexural Strength Performance Of Dowel Laminated Casaurina Glauca Patchwood, Hesham Elseginy 2020 American University in Cairo

Improving The Economic Viability And Flexural Strength Performance Of Dowel Laminated Casaurina Glauca Patchwood, Hesham Elseginy

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine the strength of local casuarina glauca patchwood under artificial weathering presenting the changes of strength of wood along fibers. The study involved wood of similar density - half factorial design experiment was used with four factors to use fewer samples to have a total of 8. The specimens were exposed to artificial weathering consisting of soaking wood in water, drying at 60 °C, and exposure to UV radiation. Three-step aging cycle was repeated 8 times. In general, the tested wood species changed their compressive strength differently under the influence of artificial weathering. …


Optimization Of Thermal Energy Storage Sizing Using Thermodynamic Analysis, Andrew Villanueva 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Optimization Of Thermal Energy Storage Sizing Using Thermodynamic Analysis, Andrew Villanueva

Masters Theses

The aim of this thesis is to examine the effect that Thermal Energy Storage (TES) sizing has on a building’s ability to meet heating and cooling demands in an energy and cost efficient manner. The focus of the research is the quantification the effects of TES for system sizing and boiler cycling. Research is accomplished by modelling TES systems with various storage capacities using thermodynamic analysis. Energy costs are subject to increase during peak usage periods due to a limited supply of energy. Peak heating and cooling periods also force thermal systems to be sized for loads that are only …


The Irish Construction Industry’S State Of Readiness For A Bim Mandate In 2020, Barry McAuley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West 2020 Technological University Dublin

The Irish Construction Industry’S State Of Readiness For A Bim Mandate In 2020, Barry Mcauley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West

Conference papers

It was recently announced that a BIM mandate for the Irish public sector is not imminent, suggesting that the sector is not yet ready for what such a mandate implies. Following on from a forward-looking BIM Roadmap for Ireland in 2017 and the publication by the authors of a detailed BIM in Ireland study in 2017 and 2019, what is the actual state of readiness for a more general BIM mandate in Ireland? This paper will review recent publications, seminars and industry initiatives on this topic of interest supported by an online survey to assess the current state of readiness …


Can Public Construction And Demolition Data Describe Trends In Building Material Recycling? Observations From Philadelphia, Kimberlee Marcellus-Zamora, Patricia Gallagher, Sabrina Spatari 2020 Thomas Jefferson University

Can Public Construction And Demolition Data Describe Trends In Building Material Recycling? Observations From Philadelphia, Kimberlee Marcellus-Zamora, Patricia Gallagher, Sabrina Spatari

College of Architecture and the Built Environment Faculty Papers

There is a significant amount of waste generated during construction and demolition (C&D) activities, but few data to understand the sources, age, spatial origin, and its fate following entry into the waste management system. With few public records that track C&D waste flows, we turned to industry and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to quantify C&D data and meta-data using material flow analysis (MFA). LEED databases are not normally used to build life cycle inventories or material flow accounts because they do not house sufficiently detailed data. We propose using the geo-referenced data on reused C&D waste in …


How Can Sustainable Building Practices Reduce The Environmental Impact Of Building Activities?, Aaraf Shukur Alqaisi 2020 Syracuse University

How Can Sustainable Building Practices Reduce The Environmental Impact Of Building Activities?, Aaraf Shukur Alqaisi

English Language Institute

Sustainability has been a very important subject lately , Due to the observable change in the environment, which drives us to seek solutions for the current situation. in this poster we will discuss some of the sustainable solutions that aims to reduce the environmental impact that relates to building & construction industry


Bim Research In Irish Academic Institutions 2015-19, Barry McAuley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West 2020 Technological University Dublin

Bim Research In Irish Academic Institutions 2015-19, Barry Mcauley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West

Conference papers

The use of BIM in the Irish construction industry has become pervasive in the last decade and it is an essential element in improving productivity in the market. The developments in BIM education and training in supporting the increase in Ireland’s BIM maturity has been well documented in recent years, principally through the proceedings of the BIM Gatherings and the BIM in Ireland 2017 and 2019 reviews. Similarly, the public and private sectors have been surveyed to establish their readiness for digital transformation on their BIM journey. However, BIM research undertaken by Irish academics, while individually strong, has not been …


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