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Queensland Department of Main Roads, Australia, spends approximately A$ 1 billion annually for road infrastructure asset management. To effectively manage road infrastructure, firstly road agencies not only need to optimise the expenditure for data collection, but at the same time, not...
A study has been conducted to investigate current practices on decision-making under risk and uncertainty for infrastructure project investments. It was found that many European countries including Australia, the U.K., France, and Germany use scenarios for the investigation of the effects of...
A study has been conducted to investigate current practices on decision-making under risk and uncertainty for infrastructure project investments. It was found that many European countries including Australia, the U.K., France, and Germany use scenarios for the investigation of the effects of...
A study has been conducted to investigate current practices on decision-making under risk and uncertainty for infrastructure project investments. It was found that many European countries including Australia, the U.K., France, and Germany use scenarios for the investigation of the effects of...
ILO pub-WEP pub. Working paper on the energy and economic implications of the choice of technology for agricultural technology, based on an analysis of rice production - develops a mathematical model with which comparisons of crop yields, power consumption, labour demand, fixed capital costs,...
An attempt has been made to estimate the potential of using biogas plants, solar cookers and improved cookstoves for domestic cooking in India. Based on 1991 statistics on the bovine population and ownership pattern, the potential number of family size biogas plants comes out to be around 38...
Heat transfer in a solar water heater could be enhanced by means of twisted tapes, inserted inside the fluid flow tubes, which induce swirl flow and act as turbulence promoters. Experimental investigations for a solar water heater with twisted tape inserts having twist pitch to tube diameter...