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Biodiversity exploitation in montane highlands remain an important source of raw materials for traditional healthcare delivery, survival and sustenance of the population in communities that are reliant thereof. Belo and Njinikom Sub-Divisions on the fringes of the Ijim Montane forest stronghold are rich in biodiversity resources though under degradation. The exploitation of the biodiversity have thrived a spectre of traditional healing practices hatched by indigenous knowledge. The edgy...
Topics: Biodiversity, Belo and Njinikom, diseases, Traditional healthcare, tradi-practitioners.
As objective, Bafut is a tribe that migrated as far back in the Seventieth Century from the Northern part of Cameroon via the Eastern Grassfields to Bamenda, found in the Western Grassfields today, North West Region of Cameroon. Actually, the Objective of this article seeks to show and explain some number of cultural dancing groups which among them is the Mbinfo’o known as the Fon dance that is always performed in an annual festival that comes up at the end of every year. More so, in the...
Topics: Bafut, cultural, Mbinfo’o, Mandele, importance
Objective: This study aimed to map the available contributions on the use of myofascial release as an auxiliary therapeutic strategy in fibromyalgia. Methods: It is a scoping review (scope review) of the indexed and non-indexed scientific literature (gray area), in the SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) databases; LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences); PubMed; PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database); and in the “gray area of literature” through the...
Topics: Fibromyalgia, Myofascial release, Therapeutics.
Through this document, we have introduced the Android platform and its features, provided with a detailed description of the Android app framework from what developers will use and further develop. We have introduced a simple public transport application to show the basic applications and features of Android app items. Jaipur Bus Finder is a public transport application. It is an Android application to make the process of finding a local bus within the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan hassle-free, so...
Topics: Android, application, framework, operating system.
Through this document, we have introduced the Android platform and its features, provided with a detailed description of the Android app framework from what developers will use and further develop. We have introduced a simple public transport application to show the basic applications and features of Android app items. Jaipur Bus Finder is a public transport application. It is an Android application to make the process of finding a local bus within the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan hassle-free, so...
Topics: Android, application, framework, operating system.
Hospitality industry is a billion dollars industry, which includes many activities, from which main is hotel business, tourism services, event planning and transportation. This industry is a quick growing industry, where main factors are service quality and customer satisfaction. No any hospitality industry property will not survive if they are not oriented on their consumers, notably, to meet their needs, requirements and expectations, so that the image of the company will enhance. The...
Topics: Service Quality, Customer satisfaction, SERVPERF, Hospitality
Wooden pallets are the most used resources in the storage of tools in the pressing area, in which components for the automotive industry are modeled. The objective of this work was to develop a metallic rack in carbon steel SAE 1020 to store the set of cutting, drilling and folding tools. The methodology used in the execution of this project was the microstructural characterization of the SAE 1020 materials by metallography techniques, hardness, mechanical modeling and simulation, development...
Topics: Design and selection of materials, Product design, Rack design, 3D prototyping.
Objective: Friction stir welding (FSW) is a relatively new solid state welding technique for similar and dissimilar materials, especially on current interest with Aluminium 7071 to Aluminim 7071. Method/Analysis: The present paper discusses the process parameters followed by mechanical properties and microstructures which affect the weld strength. Findings: Mechanical properties-Tensile strength attained with different process parameters and Microstructures are obtained by Optical Metallurgical...
Topics: FSW, Aluminium alloy, Similar, Mechanical properties, Microstructures, SEM.
Lightweight devices and constrained resources used in the Internet of Things (IoT) applications have developed in exorbitant numbers, generating a large amount of data required for intelligent data processing. One of the foremost emerging messaging protocols used to address the requirements of these lightweight IoT nodes is Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP). Considering the unlimited number of messages and notifications generated by these devices, the problem of congestion occurs in CoAP...
Topics: CoAP, Congestion control, Algorithm, Unicast, Multicast.
The purpose of this study was to improve our understanding of accounting in the context of outsourcing management. Hotel outsourcing management issues have received some attention in professional-oriented periodicals (for example, Hotel and Motel Management, Lodging Hospitality), and some interest has been expressed by hospitality researchers (Hameed & Anwar, 2018). According to Anwar & Balcioglu, (2016), the importance of service industries is increasing, with the hotel and tourist...
Topics: Outsourcing, Accounting, Hotel performance, Erbil
Pregnancy-specific hypertensive disease (DHEG) is characterized by the symptomatic triad of hypertension, proteinuria, and edema in pregnant women with normal blood pressure after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The aim of the research was to analyze the literature at 20-year intervals that talk about the disease. The methodology is a comprehensive review that focuses on the investigation, description and analysis of scientific results published in major nursing journals on the subject of nursing...
Topics: Nursing, Hypertension and Pregnancy
This article analyzes the constitution of the metaphysics of the beautiful in the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer present in the book The world as will and as representation. Therefore, an exposition of the theoretical foundations of the metaphysics of the Will is made, and then the steps that comprise all the pessimism characteristic of the author's thought are examined, and thus understand how these contribute to the composition of aesthetic contemplation. Thus, a bibliographical research...
Topics: Schopenhauer, Will, Impersonation, Aesthetics, Idea.
Néré (Parkia biglobosa) is a wild species preferred and overexploited for its multiple uses by rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The study of its germination and seedlings could constitute a prerequisite for its domestication, necessary for its conservation. This study aimed to assess the germination and morphology of seedlings taking into account distinct habitats from its natural environment.A total of 2160 seeds from different mother plants and 540 seedlings from germination were...
Topics: Parkia biglobasa, environments, seed germination, seedling morphology.
Innovation is a lifelong process. Designing a product through available technology that will be beneficial to the lives of others is a huge contribution to the society. This paper puts forward the design and implementation of a low cost yet flexible and secure Android based home automation system. The design of the project is based on a Arduino UNO board and the home appliances are connected to the input/output ports of this board via relays. The interaction between the smartphone and the...
Topics: bluetooth, automation, android, mobile application, arduino, microcontroller.
Nowadays multilevel inverter (MLI) technologies becomes extremely main choice in the area of high power medium voltage energy control. Although multilevel inverter has a number of advantages it has drawbacks in the layer of higher levels because of using large number of semiconductor switches. This may leads to large size and price of the inverter is very high and also increase in losses. So in order to reduce this difficulties in the new multilevel inverter is proposed to reducing the...
Topics: ijaers, Cascaded Multilevel Inverter, Harmonic Distortion, MATLAB, semiconductor switches, THD
One of the environmental issues in most regions of Iran is the large number of bottles made from poly-ethylene terephthalate (PET) deposited in domestic wastes and landfills. Due to the high volume of these bottles, more than 1 million m3 landfill spaces are needed for disposal every year. The purpose of this experimental study was to investigate the possibility of using PET waste in asphalt concrete mixes as aggregate replacement (Plastiphalt) to reduce the environmental effects of PET...
Topics: Waste Plastic, poly-ethylene terephthalate, Plastiphalt.
The Geotechnologies has contributed to continuous and agile monitoring, allowing strategic decision, such as monitoring by Remote Sensing in the use and land cover with the agribusiness, which is one of the main sectors of the world economy. Agriculture is one of the responsible for the positive balance of trade in several countries and which many have government policies that subsidize agricultural credits to encourage the sector. Thus, it’s necessary to mitigate risks in the financeable...
Topics: Change Detections, Descriptors, LimiariZC, Mitigation, Multilevel Thresholding, Nanosatellites,...
The state of Mato Grosso do Sul is part of the Midwest region, its strategic position, its borders and its borders with many states are characteristics that require the State to pay special attention to the introduction, dissemination and maintenance of emergency diseases. The state, in addition to climate, vegetation and hydrography has a rich wildlife, mainly in the Pantanal region. The municipality of Corumbá is the first municipality in cattle herd. In this region the cattle production...
Topics: wildlife, foot-and-mouth disease, risk, source of infection.
This study is an integral part of the master's thesis entitled Virtual Environment Room as a didactic resource for teaching pathologies associated with Helicobacter pylori. The study of pathologies associated with H. pylori in medical courses is based on the traditional method, predominantly composed of theoretical lectures and some practical classes in the laboratory. This form of approach makes the discipline little motivating for students and does not adequately stimulate the development of...
Topics: Lúdico, Sala ambiente virtual, Tecnologias digitais, Helicobacter pylori, Sistema digestório.
This paper presents the development of a simplified mesh generation scheme for three-dimensional boundary element method (BEM). The developed program presented in this work takes into account three-dimensional geometries composed by planar faces. This is a simplification regarding the form of the acceptable geometries, but a great variety of geometries and problems can be modelled with sufficient accuracy to perform numerical analysis. The main program’s idea consists of moving each face...
Topics: boundary element method (BEM), computational geometry, Delaunay triangulation, geometrical...
The social conception of death is distinct in several social groups, as a result of a long historical process, marked by different customs that involve existential, subjective and spiritual dimensions. This article aims toseek to obtain the perception of the Christian community about death, and choices in the face of a terminal illness. Raising issues related to euthanasia, and the moment of death, both of the person himself and that of loved ones. The results obtained show the opinion against...
Topics: Death, Christians, mourning, euthanasia.
Objective: to investigate the meaning, experiences and perspectives of people with chronic kidney failure undergoing kidney transplantation. Method: descriptive, exploratory research of a qualitative nature. An interview script was used as an instrument and a semi-structured interview was used as a collection technique. Ten people who underwent kidney transplantation, registered with the Association of Chronic Kidneys and Transplants of the State of Pará, Brazil, participated in the research....
Topics: Kidney Transplantation. Quality of Life. Emotions. Renal Insufficiency, Chronic.
The basic principle of the protection philosophy is to select, coordinate, adjust and allocate the various equipment and protective devices in an electrical system to keep a specific relationship between them. An abnormality in the system can be isolated or removed without affecting other parts of the system. Another concern linked to protection systems is the efficiency of the distribution network at critical moments: many consumers can remain without electricity supply after the protection...
Topics: Artificial Neural Network, Fraction Fourier Transform, Short circuit.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the physiological quality of sorghum seeds under water stress. For the experiment, five lots of sorghum seeds with the same genotype (CMX5156A) and different physiological qualities were used. Five lots were submitted to different combinations of hypoxia time (4, 8, 16, 24, 36, and 48 hours under water) and temperature (20, 30, and 40°C). The moisture content, percentage of germination and emergence, height, and dry matter of seedlings from soaked...
Topics: Flooding stress, Germination, Seed vigor, Sorghum bicolor, Water submersion.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) promotes chronic infection of TCD4+ lymphocytes, resulting in depression of the immune system and making the body susceptible to the development of opportunistic infections, yet it can evolve into Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The oral cavity of the HIV-infected patient is constantly affected by pathologies and neoplasms of different origins, which makes the dentist essential for the early diagnosis of these lesions, treatment and,...
Topics: Oral manifestations, HIV, dentists, early diagnosis.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) promotes chronic infection of TCD4+ lymphocytes, resulting in depression of the immune system and making the body susceptible to the development of opportunistic infections, yet it can evolve into Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The oral cavity of the HIV-infected patient is constantly affected by pathologies and neoplasms of different origins, which makes the dentist essential for the early diagnosis of these lesions, treatment and,...
Topics: Oral manifestations, HIV, dentists, early diagnosis.
Binding design is the most important process in the design of notebooks or school books, so good binding influences the student's choice and provides users with a social and cultural experience. Given that nowadays design is reinventing itself every day and becoming more and more creative we considered doing a study on the application of African prints in the binding of school notebooks, to carry out this study we did theoretical research and a practical essay that really edified us on the...
Topics: bookbinding, Africa print, school notebook.
Objective: The objective of this research is to map scientific evidence on nursing care for patients with laryngeal cancer.Method:This is an Integrative Literature Review, in which seven articles published between 2007 and 2017 were analyzed. For data analysis, the content analysis technique was used.Results: The findings were categorized into 1) Laryngeal cancer prevention - new perspectives and challenges for nursing; 2) Nursing care for patients with laryngeal cancer; 3) Nursing...
Topic: Laryngeal cancer. Nursing care. Oncology.
People with special needs, have momentary or permanent limitations, one or more barriers, with physical, motor, cognitive, mental or sensory biological etiology. Dentistry for patients with special needs is the only specialty that works with all ages and is present in the three strands of dental care at home, outpatient and hospital allowed by the federal council. Krabbe Syndrome is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disease resulting from a deficiency of the enzyme galactosylceramidase,...
Topics: Sturge-Weber Syndrom, Tracheostomy, Pessoascom Necessidades EspeciaiS.
Short circuits of commercialization (CCC), especially open markets, government purchases and networks of producers and consumers, have the potential to strengthen Family Agriculture, especially those that produce following the guidelines of alternative agriculture. In this sense, this paper analyzes the contributions and challenges of these types of marketing that providesmore direct relationships between producer and consumer, in addition to reciprocity, bonds of trust, food and nutrition...
Topics: Short sales circuits, Family farming, Markets, Food and nutrition security, agroecology.
This research aims to propose a new probabilistic indicator of quality of education, CPP_QEdu. The proposed indicator intends to be more accurate than the existing ones, as it covers four dimensions of the quality of education: pedagogical, cultural, social, and financial, based on the definition of quality of education proposed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The problem that arises in the construction of an indicator of educational quality is...
Topic: Quality of education. Quality indicators. Multi Criteria Decision Making. Composition of...
This study surveyed a total of 15 farmers from the Association of Organic Producers and Producers of the São Francisco Valley (APROVASF), to investigate what motivates or motivated the adhesion of these farmers to the organic production system and what were the problems encountered in maintaining the activity. It is noteworthy that the main difficulties reported were phytosanitary management, production of internal inputs, keeping the records and controls required for organic certification and...
Topics: agroecological transition, certification, organic agriculture, territorial development.
Objective: To evaluate the quality of life of incontinent women, as well as their epidemiological profile and complaints of higher prevalence, in two health clinics in Porto Velho - RO. Methods: Quantitative research, with cross-sectional design, carried out in women with complaints of urinary incontinence (UI) after 35 years of age. The questionnaire, King’s Health Questionnaire (KHQ), was used, which measures the quality of life of this group through questions with ready answers, between...
Topics: Emotions, Nocturia, Quality of life, Urinary Incontinence, Women's Health.
The main objective of this study is to examine how artificial intelligence assists hospital-dependent patients and explore the role of artificial intelligence in the medical system. Hospital-dependent patients have become common in current society due to the elderly with multiple chronic conditions and the COVID-19 infection patient. Thus, it is undeniable that the medical field is lacking healthcare workers. However, in a globalized world, artificial intelligence, the field of science and...
Topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), bedside patients, hospital-dependent patients, medical systems.
The mutual relationship between man and nature brings multiple characters, functions and benefits to the landscape. Landscape services are crucial for the social and economic development and vital activities of human beings. Landscapes produce goods and services in the industry needs as well as that are directly needed by the individual in the cities and in the countryside. In this study, Çankırı, Ilgaz Region landscape services are analysed and defined in multifunctional way which are based...
Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Services, Land use, Çankırı, Ilgaz Region
The present study entitled “Ethno-veterinary knowledge and practices amongst indigenous pastoralists in the Menoua division, West region of Cameroon” was conducted from January to June 2019. It was aimed at assessing and analyzing more specifically; pastoralists’ perceptions regarding ethno-veterinary practices, major ethno-veterinary practices in the study area, major challenges faced by pastoralists in the field of ethno-veterinary, and pastoralists’ conservation measures for proper...
Topics: Ethno-veterinary, Indigenous, Knowledge/Practices, Pastoralism
Soil contamination by metal wastes represents a threat to the environment and to human health. Rhamnolipids have been recognized for its metal removal properties and presenting high biodegradability, however their application is sometimes hampered due to downstream cost production. In contrast, colloidal gas aphrons (CGAs) can serve as a cost-effective alternative to reduce the consumption of biosurfactants while also being significantly efficient in flushing off heavy metals in remediation...
Topics: Colloidal gas aphrons, rhamnolipid, soil washing, metal contaminants.
The boundary value problems of fractional differential equations involving Caputo derivatives are examined in this article. The ultimate goal of our study is to institute the existence and uniqueness properties for our boundary problems with nonlocal and integral boundary conditions by applying the Banach and the Schaefer’s theorems of fixed point. We finally discuss two applicable questions to enhance the comprehension of our outcomes and conclude by summarizing our results and giving vital...
Topics: boundary value problems, existence and uniqueness, fixed point theorems, fractional differential...
The main purpose of this study was to discuss the self-medication of elderly patients with neuropsychological syndromes and the discourses that strengthen it, which is done through an integrative review. In alarming circumstances that the World Health Organization (WHO, 1998), recognizes self-medication and self-diagnosis as a serious public health problem due to its consequences. In view of these initial notes, the general objective of this study is to 1) carry out an investigative study of...
Topic: Self-medication. Pandemic. Denial speeches.
Ready to eat snack and health bars have sturdily occupied space in the global market and are high in demand as nutritional supplements for people on the go and weight watchers especially people consuming calorie-controlled diets. Spirulina is a unicellular micro alga grown in water bodies containing 50-70% protein including all essential amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. The soy protein isolate is good source with high bioavability of protein (90%) and it is easily digestible...
Topics: Snack bar, spirulina, storage, quality.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, it is noteworthy to highlight a huge stream of misinformation and false treatment methods that emerged during this troubled period, in parallel with the need to obtain data quickly, a real race of publications of scientific works of dubious character and low scientific accuracy was started, being a major contributor to the giant wave of false information that can become as harmful as the infection itself. Two drugs that have gained notoriety in this period,...
Topics: Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, it is noteworthy to highlight a huge stream of misinformation...
This study aimed to examine the response of various red rice promising lines on several levels of watering and residues of P fertilizers of the preceding rice by conducting a pot experiment testing two treatment factors, i.e. red rice genotypes (19 promising lines) and levels of watering (220 or 330 ml/pot per application), and used residues of P fertilizer doses (0, 100 and 200 kg/ha SP36) applied to the preceding rice plants as the blocks (replications) under Randomized Complete Block design....
Topics: Red rice, promising lines, watering, P-fertilizer doses
We have developed a model of the migration of hydrocarbon compounds in soils using diffusive formalism. Biodegradation of pollutant by microbial organisms have been considered. We have adopted a configuration of concentration-dependent diffusivity. The nonlinear diffusion equation governing the system was solved numerically using the DOPRI5 fourth-and-fifth-order Runge-Kutta variable step integrator. The highest depth attainable in the ground depends on the type of contaminant considered and on...
Topics: Hydrocarbon contaminated soils, Porous media, Diffusion, Biodegradation, DOPRI5 Runge-Kutta...
The figurative tower which compliance all the structural state of affairs are in trend. These structures are not only constructed to deliver the present need but also to show the domination among all over the world which is also used as benchmark in the world. A number of structures were build till date and all of those are symbolic marvels like Petronas Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Huaguoyuan towers in China, Imperial Tower in India, Palm Tower in Doha and the list is myriad. Also a lot of twin...
Topics: Connected structure, lateral loading, linked building, response spectrum analysis, Staad pro, Twin...
We have studied comparison the efficiency of Ir doped-TiO2 nanostructure as risk-reduction materials for toluene and n-hexane. In particular, the most attractive advantages of our Ir doped-TiO2 may be a high efficiency of VOCs treatment as well as the different mechanism of Ir doped-TiO2 Risk-Reduction Materials between n-hexane and toluene organic compounds treatment have been studied in work. The study results show that there is a significant difference in the maximum achievable efficiency of...
Topics: photocatalysts, Ir-doped TiO2, VOCs, toluene, n-hexane.
The objective of this study is to contribute towards the promotion of NTFPs from various origins by assessing their contribution in sustaining the livelihood of communities in Mifi Division and the domestication potential of some of the NTFP species. The study was carried out in the Mifi Division in the West Region of Cameroon. Respondent were drawn from a cross-section of exploiters and marketers. Data were collected through the administration of semi-structured questionnaires and interview...
Topics: non-timber forest products, livelihood, species origin, domestication.
Six sigma is a project-driven management approach that is relevant to all the fields starting from manufacturing to service industries. The main goals of six sigma are improving efficiency, profitability, and process capability. In this paper, six sigma methodology based on DMAIC approach is applied to a foundry industry. The scope of the study is limited to automated high-pressure green sand moulding line. The root causes of different casting defects are identified and various actions are...
Topics: Casting Defects, DMAIC, FMEA, RPN, Six Sigma.
The performance of the vertical sealing elements is determined by the level of protection to which they are subjected. Construction processes are changing and cementitious coatings are increasingly taking place among current construction options. On the other hand, the weather has its increasingly aggressive and more evident incidence. The performance standard sets the guidelines for seal manufacturers to meet expected quality standards. Given the above comes the importance of evaluating the...
Topics: Particle size, permeability and performance.
Parkinson's disease is a multifaceted and symptomatically complex neurodegenerative condition, considered the second most prevalent neuroaging disease, compromising quality of life as the disease progresses. To improve the quality of life, some evidence points to a health model based on interdisciplinarity, however its real benefits are still limited in the literature, compared to the traditional monotherapeutic approach. The objective of this study was to develop a review containing a dynamic,...
Topics: Interdisciplinary, Quality of life, Parkinson's disease, Neurodegenerative disordens, Health care.
This article intends to reflect on the popular participation in the collective struggles for land access in the Brazilian Western Amazon region, specifically the South and Southwest regions of the state of Pará, Brazil. This research also aims to contribute on the analysis of the different roles the Brazilian Government takes in these struggles, both as controlling entity towards the social movements (using physical violence as well as symbolic violence), and as part of the struggle when it...
Topics: Popular Participation, Land Struggles, Government, Brazilian Western Amazon Region.
The aim of this study is to examine the ability of three Bifidobacterium (bifidum, breve, and infantis) and Lactobacillus paracasei 441 strains to survive at different pH values, and different bile salts concentrations for 3h, also to determine the stimulatory effect of L. paracasei 441 strain in combination with inulin on the viability of Bifidobacterium strains in fermented milk during 15 days at 4°C. Each tested strain was cultured with and without L. paracasei 441 in fermented milk, then...
Topics: Bifidobacterium, Inulin, Low pH and Low bile salts, Stimulating, and Synbiotic fermented milk.
Brain Computer Interface (BCI) has opened up a new hope for people suffering from severe motor disabilities, having no physical activities caused due to disease or injury to the central or peripheral nervous system. A BCI based robotic arm movement control is designed and implemented. The proposed system acquires data from the scalp of subjects a group of sensors. Emotiv EPOC a commercially available EEG headset is used, which analyzes the acquired EEG signals real time. The signals are...
Topics: Brain Computer Interface, robotic arm, Emotiv EPOC, patterns, expressions, emotions, cognition and...
Objective: To evaluate how to maintain mental health to minimize depression or prevent its emergence in quarantine times. Literature Review: COVID-19 caused a major worldwide movement in 2020, this disease emerged in China in 2019, but spread rapidly in the world. Thus, people were forced to adhere to social isolation to avoid the spread of the virus, but with this, other problems arose, which were linked to the mental health of the subjects. Thus, cases of anxiety and stress were increased, as...
Topics: Mental Health, COVID-19, Depression.
An outlier is a data value that is an unusually small or large, or that deviates from the pattern of the rest of the data. Outliers are usually removed from the data set before fitting a forecasting model, or not removed but the forecasting model adjusted in presence of outliers. There are four types of OUTLIERS are as follows: Additive outlier (AO), Innovational outlier (IO), Level shift (LS) and Temporary change (TC). There is more than one method for the detection of outlier; the study...
Topics: ARMA model, Innovational Outlier, Temporary Change, Time Series
The present work is part of the results obtained and presented in the conclusion work of the Social Work course, whose general objective sought to analyze the performance of social educators who work in institutional care for children and adolescents. The study consisted of two stages, the first being a bibliographic survey on the subject, and the second stage launched a field research at a host institution in Petrolina-PE to analyze the formative aspects that permeate the practice of social...
Topic: Institutional Reception. Children and Adolescents. Social educator.
Fractal geometry is a secret language nature follows to grow, to face unknown challenges, and to bloom and blossom with optimal energy. The fractal property of self-similarity, fractional dimensionality, optimality, and innovative fractal patterns, attracted the author(s) to pose the question, what could be the direct relation between fractal geometry and the structures? To inquire about the relation between the two, the work of Benoit Mandelbrot is referred to develop the understanding of...
Topics: Fractal geometry, Hausdorff fractal dimension, structure elements.
The increase in the use of pesticides in the field has been bringing serious implications for the human health and the environment. In order for pesticides to be lethal only to target pests, the idea of biological control, which proposes eliminating pests from specific pathogens, avoiding causing harm to human beings and their environment, emerged. Baculoviruses, a virus that cause pathogenicity for specific insects, has been used as biological control. However, its laboratory production faces...
Topics: Baculovirus, Biological Control, S. frugiperda.
The conservation of natural resources is a fundamental issue, in addition to being, in many cases, regulated by laws and decrees. In Brazil, resolutions require a rigorous environmental impact assessment to be carried out and the EIA (Environmental Impact Study) and RIMA (Environmental Impact Report) to be generated in any projects with activities that potentially cause degradation to the environment. A widespread way of assessing environmental impacts is the interaction matrix known as the...
Topics: Leopold Matrix, Environmental Impact Assessment, Decision making.
This document describes about designing and manufacturing of bamboo processing machine having three functions, namely; splitting, grinding and sanding bamboo surfaces. It helps to avoid a tedious and time taking manual bamboo processing. Three people can work at the same time when a need arise. It is designed considering safety factors and ergonomic considerations. The machine is robust in design having low sound, and good aesthetic so as to look attractive and durable while giving service....
Topics: Designing, Manufacturing, bamboo processing, splitting and grinding knots, all cost are in Birr...
Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data and information rather than a local server or a personal computer. Cloud computing is a better way to run your business. Instead of running your apps yourself, they run on a shared data center. The actual term "cloud" borrows from telephony in that telecommunications companies, who until the 1990s primarily offered dedicated point-to-point data circuits, began...
Topics: Cloud computing, Applications, implementation issues.
In the recent years, the contribution of the wind power to energy supply has increased considerably; hence, the wind farms have to be able to participate to the grid power stability. In this paper, an optimization algorithm allows obtaining the reactive and active power dispatch in a wind power plant is presented. The aim of the proposed algorithm is to minimize the power losses and the difference between the reactive power obtained and required by the transmission system operator at the point...
Topics: wind farms, grid stability, optimization algorithm, the reactive and active power dispatch,...
In fish farming, automation is an outlet to minimize and / or optimize some key points for business success, such as real-time monitoring of water quality and its intervention when they are changed, as well as their interface with other productive management practices. The monitoring of water quality is done through the verification of some chemical and physical parameters, requiring qualified personnel to measure and interpret these parameters in order to provide a good water quality necessary...
Topics: Automation, Computing, Fish farming, Internet of Things
The United Nations highlights that the number of autistic people in the world is steadily increasing. In this context, schools continue to enroll autistic children, but are not prepared to provide the necessary care these students require. Objective: to verify teachers’ views in relation to Autistic Spectrum Disorder and their need for professional development and training in order to better support these students and the challenges they face in school settings. Method: to support this study,...
Topics: Autism, Brazil, Education. Teacher, Training.
The reliability operation for small fuel cells and hybrid fuel cell with gas turbine requires centrifugal compressor surge prevention. This study concerns a high speed centrifugal compressor stage with different blade tip geometries. The investigations were performed with unsteady three-dimensional, compressible flow simulations. A novel parameterization method has been developed to alter the tip geometry of an impeller blade. Different tip geometries are investigated includes flat tip blade,...
Topics: Blade Tip, Centrifugal Compressor, Performance and Stability.
Most flow applications require regulating the flow of liquid and usually the parameter of flow is pressure. This paper focuses on the design assembly and working of a 3 way pilot operated diaphragm controlled hydraulic control valve. A 3 way pilot operated hydraulic control valve is used in this study for reducing the pressure on the main line, sustaining the pressure on the main line and quick pressure relief for a by-pass line. This study has been carried out on a 2†line with a bronze...
Topics: 3 way pilot, upstream pressure, diaphragm operated hydraulic control valve.
In this article we propose the development of a prototype that consists of two systems that make a door "intelligent". These door-coupled systems allow a person through an application to have control and access to the door, gaining information about who the door is by unlocking and locking it without having to move to the door. For the development of these systems was used the microcontrollers of the esp8266 family, as these allow connection to wi-fi network, making other devices with...
Topics: About five key words in alphabetical order, separated by comma.
Problem is something that we can never get rid of, how much we try and howmany anticipatory actions we take. Therefore, to deal with problems in our everyday life, every project implementation is to solve the problem as and when required. In this article we will try and study about problems and the techniques and methods by which we can solve it or mitigate the situation. Again it is worthy to mention as a prelude and also to conclude that problem solving is an individual skill and it therefore...
Topics: Problem, situation, operational research, decision making, DMAIC, PDCA.
Piping flexibility analysis is done to ensure structural integrity in all operating conditions that may occur over the life of a system, whether static or dynamic. In industrial designs generally the rigidity of the support is neglected in the analysis of flexibility. The work presents an evaluation of the loads transmitted the structures in function of the rigidity of the pipe support. The evaluation was done through computer simulation using finite element techniques. The computational...
Topics: Stiffness, Pipe, Dynamics, Flexibility Analysis, Finite.
Automation as the procedure is achieved without human assistance has already applied for many enterprises to improve productivity and cost reduction. The computer numerical control machines (CNC) have been implemented in many industrial segments and the monitoring of future fails can avoid delivery time delay, improve flexibility and cost-saving. As a tool of Industry 4.0, the internet of things (IoT) has been applied to introduce predictive maintenance programs. This work aims to investigate...
Topics: Arduíno, CNC lathe machine, industry 4.0, IoT, predictive maintenance, sensors.
Objective: understand the measures to prevent the risk of falling in elderly users of a family health strategy in the city of Ananindeua, state of Pará, Brazil. Methodology: Approximately 15 of the 316 elderly enrolled were selected: male and female, which sign the Free Informed Consent Form and were at the ESF on the day of the research. Were excluded from these research people aged 59 years or less, who not enrolled in the ESF, do not have mental conditions to carry out the research, and...
Topics: Elderly, Falls, Prevention, Primary Care.
Commonly initiated through a range of mutation sequences that occur throughout an individual's lifetime, the Prostate cancer (PC) is a pathophysiological disorder with diverse origin. In this work, we use the data about the incidence and mortality of PC available in a database from the Brazilian National Cancer Institute (INCA) that permitted the construction of graphs made using the Microsoft Office Excel to the analysis, so this study aimed to quantify the distribution of PC, analyzing its...
Topics: Prostatecancer, Incidence, Mortality, Heterogeneity.
Estimates indicate that about 30% of the planet's surface suffers from seasonal fires. In Brazil, in the first half of 2020 these numbers already reached 62.402 km2equivalent to 0.7% of the national territory. Due to the high temperatures that fire can reach on agricultural land, this practice can have negative consequences for the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil. In this study four soil classes were obtained (Red Yellow Argisol, Haplic Vertisol, Red Yellow Latosol and...
Topics: Soil structure, Soil quality, Forest fire, soil management.
Leadership style has frequently been deemed as one of the crucial aspects that be able to improve employees’ commitment and it is viewed as the live wire for the achievement of governmental objectives.Out of the total population, 500 respondents remained chosen for the model size through the use of simple random sampling technique. A structured four Likert scale questionnaire was design to elicit information from the respondents. Content validity was adopted to ascertain the strength of the...
Topics: leadership styles, Public Sectors, Employee commitment, Erbil.
This study aimed to understand the role of pharmaceutical assistance in a basic health unit in Montanha/ES within the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research was developed through an exploratory research, qualitative and descriptive in nature, having as a sample professionals working in Pharmaceutical Assistance (FA) in a Basic Health Unit in Mountain/ES. The results indicated that participants felt that providing care during the pandemic was challenging but rewarding. It was necessary to...
Topics: Pharmaceutical care, Pandemic, COVID-19, primary care.
This study was carried out in the second semester of 2017 as an investigative activity of the discipline “Human Sexuality” in the Psychology Course of the Federal University of Rondônia, with field research carried out in the city of Porto Velho. This article presents a descriptive study on some types of sexual perversions also called paraphilias. A survey study was conductedwith semi-structured interviews with two subjects. Paraphilias are sexual attitudes different from those accepted by...
Topics: Human Sexuality, Masochism. Paraphilias. Perversions. Sadism. Voyeurism.