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What are the sources of capability dynamism? Reconceptualizing dynamic capabilities from the perspective of organizational change
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016)
Purpose – The concept of dynamic capabilities emerged from strategic management theory, the aim being to determine how organizations can achieve and sustain competitive advantage in a continuously changing environment. ...
Mixing performance evaluation of additive manufactured milli-scale reactors
The mixing performance of three passive milli-scale reactors with different geometries was investigated at different Reynolds numbers. The effects of design and operating characteristics such as mixing channel shape and ...
Mass customization of sunglass frame utilizing metallic laser additive manufacturing
(Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH, 2016)
Additive manufacturing (AM) of metallic materials has widened the horizon for customized part production by completely eliminating tools and fixtures of manufacturing. Its subsequent importance lies in economic aspects ...
Logistical, economic, environmental and regulatory conditions for future wood pellet transportation by sea to Europe: The case of Northwest Russian seaports
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016)
International trade in biomass for energy is growing and wood pellets have become a very successful internationally traded bioenergy-based commodity. Russian wood pellets have captured an important share of European markets. ...
Five years left – How are the EU member states contributing to the 20% target for EU's renewable energy consumption; the role of woody biomass
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016)
The European Union has set ambitious targets of raising the share of EU energy consumption produced from renewable resources from 20% by 2020 to 27% by 2030. The aim of this paper is to assess the role of woody biomass in ...
Environmental Impact Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management Incorporating Mechanical Treatment of Waste and Incineration in Hangzhou, China
Municipal solid waste (MSW) management is becoming increasingly popular around the world as a means of accommodating the increasing amounts of waste that the growing global population generates. China currently produces ...
Importance of the vane exit mach number on the axial clearance-related losses
(Sage Journals, 2016)
More efficient and physically smaller axial turbine designs are promoted to lower emissions and increase revenue. The physical size and the weight of the axial turbine can be minimised by adjusting the distance between ...
Centrifugal compressor tip clearance and impeller flow
(Springer Verlag, 2016)
Compressors consume a considerable portion of the electricity used in the industrial sector. Hence, improvements in compressor efficiencylead to energy savings and reduce environmental impacts. The efficiency of an unshrouded ...
(SAGE Publications, 2016)
Effect of loading type on the fatigue strength of asymmetric and symmetric transverse non-load carrying attachments
This study considers the effect of bending loading and the symmetry of joints on the fatigue strength of transverse non-load carrying attachments. Conventionally, the fatigue strength of a welded joint has been determined ...