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Using Lean Philosophy to Improve Passenger Departure Flow in Abu Dhabi Airport
(IJSER Publications, 2015-07)
Lean is an established process improvement philosophy to achieve the operational excellence and the benefits can be more than just improving the process. This is evident as the benefits of Lean are truly exploited in ...
Almost, If Not Quite, As Good as the W.E.: On Sound Apparatus, 1929-1930
1929 and 1930 were years of concentrated change within the British film exhibition industry. Sound cinema had quickly established itself as the essential attraction of the time, and cinemas throughout the country swiftly ...
Directing The Kingsway Cinema, 1927
The Kingsway Cinema in King’s Heath, Birmingham, opened in 1925 as a super cinema to serve a localised, habitually attending audience. It showed second-run screenings at low prices, and handily out-performed its only local ...
A Microprocessor Gas Flow Computer
(IMEKO - Institute of Measurement and Control, International Measurement Confederation, International Federation of Automatic Control, 1980-11)
This presentation discusses some of the problems in accurate measurement of the flow rate of hydrocarbon gas; briefly reviews the limitations of analogue solutions; and finally presents a viable solution that employs a ...
Emotional labour and the pursuit of the personal brand: Public relations practitioners’ use of social media
(Intellect Ltd, 2011)
Public relations practitioners are encouraged to use their feelings and emotions at work, which Yeomans (2007: 218) describes as 'learning to please'. Executing the growing social media aspect of the public relations role ...
In search of a commons of centers - reviewing values and methods designed to assert benefit, harm or opportunity among uncommissioned visual urban practices
(Street Art & Urban Creativity, 2016-12)
Photographer Martha Cooper points out that artists and graffitists define street art as pictures and graffiti as words (Cooper, 2016). Meanwhile, municipal authorities, property and transport managers may tell us that ...
Energy and Utilities Infrastructure: Can All be in One?
In today‘s developed society it is fully expected that every household is provided with general utility products such as heating, lighting, water supply, communication, and waste removal. Provision of these utility products ...
Living The Dream?
Interface model between the bioreactor and the membrane in a membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment.
This paper proposes a structure of an integrated mathematical model of a membrane bioreactor (MBR) and describes the links between two main parts of a MBR model: the bioreactor and the membrane. In case of an immersed MBR ...
On a variational formulation of the Maximum Energy Dissipation principle for nonequilibrium chemical thermodynamics
In this work we revise the applicability of the optimal control and variational approach to the maximum energy dissipation (MED) principle in non-equilibrium thermodynamics. The optimal control analogies for the kinetical ...