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Promoting sustainable practices through energy engineering by Vicente González-Prida, Anthony Raman

By Vicente González-Prida, Anthony Raman

Green applied sciences and energy-efficient practices became of the main known concerns in worldwide society. although, many nations nonetheless lack the expertise or assets had to enforce sustainable practices inside their societies.

Promoting Sustainable Practices via strength Engineering and Asset Management discusses the demanding situations that the constructing international faces whilst imposing and using environmentally pleasant concepts. This e-book is a vital reference resource for managers, scientists, expertise builders, and engineers attracted to the adoption of sustainable practices in constructing countries.

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Identification of alternatives whose proximity measure disi meet the condition (1) di ≤ ω where ω is the tolerance threshold for alternatives (average distances on the alternatives set can be considered as threshold tolerance). This allows excluding alternatives that may create conflicts and focus on alternatives already having a certain convergence. 2. Identifying decision makers with divergent opinions through the non-fulfilment of the following conditions: (2) dsk ≤ ωs , (3) i significant difference related to its selectability measure compared to selectability measures of the rest of the group.

Academic Press. 31 Decreasing Wear of Large Vertical Axis Wind Turbines by Employing a Multi-Level Turbine Concept Dabiri, J. O. (2011). Potential order-of-magnitude enhancement of wind farm power density via counter-rotating vertical-axis wind turbine arrays. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 3(4), 043104. 3608170 Jamison, A. (1997), Public participation and sustainable development: Comparing European experiences. In PESTO papers 1. Aalborg University Press. , & Jánosi, I. M. (2007).

2009). Several criteria can be considered to limit the variability and disadvantages associated with the installation of a wind farm. For example, wind availability criterion takes into account the strength of the wind which can vary from zero to storm level. The discussed method is used to evaluate the priority of criteria in selecting a location for wind farm considering bipolar environment based on BOCR analysis. The repartition of criteria on each objective in the considered context is summarized in Table 1.

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