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IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) is an annual conference coordinated by the Plasma Science and Application Committee (PSAC) of the IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society.
INTERMAG is the premier conference on all aspects of applied magnetism and provides a range of oral and poster presentations, invited talks and symposia, a tutorial session, and exhibits reviewing the latest developments in magnetism.
To promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of ocean engineering and marine technology. This includes all aspects of science, engineering, and technology that address research, development, and operations pertaining to all bodies of water. This includes the creation of new capabilities and technologies from concept design through prototypes, testing, and operational systems to sense, explore, understand, develop, use, and responsibly manage natural resources.
HRI is a highly selective annual conference that showcases the very best research and thinking in human-robot interaction. HRI is inherently interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary, reflecting work from researchers in robotics, psychology, cognitive science, HCI, human factors, artificial intelligence, organizational behavior, anthropology, and many other fields.
The world's premiere conference in MEMS sensors, actuators and integrated micro and nano systems welcomes you to attend this four-day event showcasing major technological, scientific and commercial breakthroughs in mechanical, optical, chemical and biological devices and systems using micro and nanotechnology.The major areas of activity in the development of Transducers solicited and expected at this conference include but are not limited to: Bio, Medical, Chemical, and Micro Total Analysis Systems Fabrication and Packaging Mechanical and Physical Sensors Materials and Characterization Design, Simulation and Theory Actuators Optical MEMS RF MEMS Nanotechnology Energy and Power
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWP Letters) will be devoted to the rapid electronic publication of short manuscripts in the technical areas of Antennas and Wireless Propagation.
Contains articles on the applications and other relevant technology. Electronic applications include analog and digital circuits employing thin films and active devices such as Josephson junctions. Power applications include magnet design as well asmotors, generators, and power transmission
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) bridges the theory and practice of computer graphics. From specific algorithms to full system implementations, CG&A offers a strong combination of peer-reviewed feature articles and refereed departments, including news and product announcements. Special Applications sidebars relate research stories to commercial development. Cover stories focus on creative applications of the technology by an artist or ...
Electrical insulation common to the design and construction of components and equipment for use in electric and electronic circuits and distribution systems at all frequencies.
The magazine covers theory, analysis, design (computer-aided design), and practical implementation of circuits, and the application of circuit theoretic techniques to systems and to signal processing. Content is written for the spectrum of activities from basic scientific theory to industrial applications.
2016 3rd International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI), 2016
The hazardous materials (Hazmat) transportation routing is of great importance for transport safety. This paper presents a routing approach for Hazmat transportation, namely fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (fuzzy AHP) based on historical traffic data. Firstly, we use historical traffic data to preplan the candidate routes. Then we determine the best route by combining AHP with fuzzy comprehensive evaluation (FCE). Finally, ...
2010 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computer Control, 2010
In order to strengthen management of road hazardous materials transportation, safeguard public interest and social safety, the influence factors that affect the safety supervision level of hazardous materials transportation are systematically and comprehensively analyzed, then the evaluation index system is formed and the index weight is determined with the analytical hierarchy process method. Furthermore, it uses the fuzzy comprehensive evaluation ...
2010 International Conference on Optoelectronics and Image Processing, 2010
Hazardous materials are used in many processes in the industry all over the world. Transportation activity of hazardous materials inherits many risks. In order to avoid the risks turning into real events, it is necessary to mitigate risks in the transport management, and the route is the key. The selection of routes under different factors is not easily achieved when ...
2013 Third International Conference on Intelligent System Design and Engineering Applications, 2013
On the basis of the previous related work of hazardous materials road transportation and considered the real problem of hazardous materials management, this paper propose a model based on multi-objective optimization. Transportation risk, route and freight are weighted to get a similar generalized cost expression which makes the function of influencing factors more flexibility and applicability. Global optimization algorithm is ...
2010 International Conference on Optoelectronics and Image Processing, 2010
Hazardous materials road transportation accidents often cause serious deaths and injuries and huge property losses. It is essential to improve the capabilities in response for hazardous materials road transportation accidents. Governments in China began to establish Emergency Response System (ERS) to deal with various kinds of accidents. Emergency Transport Response System (ETRS) is subsystem of ERS to provide transportation support ...
EMBC 2011-Keynote-From Nature and Back Again ... Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, Electronics, Medicine and the Environment - Angela Belcher, PhD
Spatial-Spectral Materials for High Performance Optical Processing - IEEE Rebooting Computing 2017
Building Worlds in Virtual Reality: Exploring Careers in Engineering and Technology
Unconventional Superconductivity: From History to Mystery
Nanotechnology, we are already there: APEC 2013 KeyTalk with Dr. Terry Lowe
Wanda Reder: Educational Materials for Expert and Non-Expert — IEEE Power and Energy Society’s “Plain Talk” — Studio Tech Talks: Sections Congress 2017
Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Devices - Josep Fontcuberta: IEEE Magnetics Distinguished Lecture 2016
Multi-Function VCO Chip for Materials Sensing and More - Jens Reinstaedt - RFIC Showcase 2018
Unique Fixtures for Characterizing Electromagnetic Properties of Materials at THz Frequencies: MicroApps 2015 - Keysight Technologies
Care Innovations: Green Engineering (com legendas em portugues)
2013 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award
MicroApps: Fast, Accurate and Nondestructive Solutions of Materials Test up to 1.1 THz (Agilent Technologies)
The OmniTread OT-4 Serpentine Robot
Bari-Bari-II: Jack-Up Rescue Robot with Debris Opening Function
Care Innovations: Toxics In Electronics
Care Innovations: WEEE and RoHs(e-waste recycling and disposal)
Materials Challenges for Next-Generation, High-Density Magnetic Recording - Kazuhiro Hono: IEEE Magnetics Distinguished Lecture 2016
30 Years to High Temperature Superconductivity (HTS): Status and Perspectives
APEC 2011 Exhibitor Overview
The hazardous materials (Hazmat) transportation routing is of great importance for transport safety. This paper presents a routing approach for Hazmat transportation, namely fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (fuzzy AHP) based on historical traffic data. Firstly, we use historical traffic data to preplan the candidate routes. Then we determine the best route by combining AHP with fuzzy comprehensive evaluation (FCE). Finally, we use a case to show how to plan a route for Hazmat transportation. Compared with traditional approaches, our approach can balance the safety, efficiency and cost better.
In order to strengthen management of road hazardous materials transportation, safeguard public interest and social safety, the influence factors that affect the safety supervision level of hazardous materials transportation are systematically and comprehensively analyzed, then the evaluation index system is formed and the index weight is determined with the analytical hierarchy process method. Furthermore, it uses the fuzzy comprehensive evaluation to evaluate the supervision present of road hazardous materials transportation. The evaluation result indicated that the safety supervision level of road hazardous materials transportation in Jilin province is general. To improve the safety supervision level of road hazardous materials transportation, the influence factor weight is calculated and the main influence factor is identified, therefore, the countermeasure and proposal of improving the management level of road hazardous materials transportation in Jilin province are provided for the relevant departments.
Hazardous materials are used in many processes in the industry all over the world. Transportation activity of hazardous materials inherits many risks. In order to avoid the risks turning into real events, it is necessary to mitigate risks in the transport management, and the route is the key. The selection of routes under different factors is not easily achieved when considering economic and safety perspective. This article aims to develop a method for the selection of routes for the transport of hazardous materials taking into account economic and risk factors, A model of optimum transportation route is established by AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process), and an example is shown to demonstrate the feasibility of this method.
On the basis of the previous related work of hazardous materials road transportation and considered the real problem of hazardous materials management, this paper propose a model based on multi-objective optimization. Transportation risk, route and freight are weighted to get a similar generalized cost expression which makes the function of influencing factors more flexibility and applicability. Global optimization algorithm is simple and easy to be calculated which will provide a more operable model for the optimization problem of hazardous material road transportation. Finally, the feasibility of the method is proved by the given example.
Hazardous materials road transportation accidents often cause serious deaths and injuries and huge property losses. It is essential to improve the capabilities in response for hazardous materials road transportation accidents. Governments in China began to establish Emergency Response System (ERS) to deal with various kinds of accidents. Emergency Transport Response System (ETRS) is subsystem of ERS to provide transportation support to reduce further damage caused by the accidents. A method to evaluate ETRS performances based on stochastic Petri net (SPN) and Markov Chain (MC) to model and analyze the main procedure of ETRS was proposed. Firstly, the operational characteristics of ETRS were identified, and then the model of ETRS were designed and simulated by using of SPN. In addition, through isomorphic MC of the SPN model, the performance of ETRS was analyzed. Finally, a real case was given to illustrate the feasibility of the proposed method.
This paper presents an application of the lane reservation strategy in the hazardous materials transportation. Once an accident of hazardous materials transportation happens, its effect is significant. Lane reservation can reduce the hazardous materials transportation risk enormously; however, it will also impact on the normal traffic. The proposed problem is to choose lanes to be reserved on the network and select the path for each hazardous materials shipment among the reserved lanes in order to make a trade-off between the impact on the normal traffic and the total risk of the hazardous materials transportation. We first develop a multi-objective integer linear programming model for the problem with multiple types of hazardous materials and multiple origin-destination pairs. Then we adopt the ε-constraint method to solve the multi-objective model. The performance of the method is evaluated on a large set of randomly generated instances. Computational results show that the ε-constraint method can not only solve the proposed problems within reasonable time but also generate candidate solutions that can shape an efficient Pareto front for the multi-objective optimization problem.
Hazardous materials transportation is risky and an accident at any point of route can lead to severe consequences including fatalities, injuries, and environmental degradation. Routing hazardous materials is one of the main strategies to reduce the risk of hazardous materials transportation. This paper proposes an optimization cost-risk model in hazardous material routing problem and compares route on road, railway and pipeline transportation network. The cost is determined based on distance characteristic of road, railway and pipeline industry and the risk is assessed considering the potential impacts of hazardous materials transportation on the population, environment, and landmarks. The proposed method uses route distance, impact area, impact population, river, lake, and airport that are located in impact area as criterion to find optimal routes. The proposed method is applied to crude oil transportation in road, railway, and pipeline network in U.S. and Canada to demonstrate its applicability. The results show considering route distance, impact area, impact population, and length of river near the route criteria, the route on pipeline network, the route on rail network, the route on pipeline network, and the route on road network is optimal.
Hazardous materials incidents during transportation will lead to undesirable consequences for people and environment. An emergency response network is designing for offer quick arrival of specialized response teams at the accident site. The emergency response center location-routing problem is aim to decide where to open emergency response centers and maximize the ability to respond to such incidents in a region. To be more comprehensive and practical, based on the known maximal arc-covering model, adding time and cost to the objectives, a new multi-objective 0-1 integer linear programming model was proposed for the location-allocation problem in emergency response network design. The solving algorithm was designed by adopting multi-objective linear programming method. Finally, a computational example was experimented and analyzed to demonstrate the practical feasibilities of the model and algorithm.
This article provides a quantitative method for estimating mixed routing strategies for catastrophe averse shipment of hazardous materials (hazmats), taking into account of both transportation cost and risk. The mixed routing problem is first formulate as a maximin problem and then is reduced to a single-level convex programming problem (CP). This CP reduction enables us to develop an efficient solution algorithm applicable to real-world large-scale networks.
In recent years, with the dramatic increase in the volume of hazardous materials and frequency of accidents in China, it has become an urgent priority to improve emergency response capacity and to research methods of assessment for emergency response capacity. Based on the characteristics of sudden accidents involving hazardous materials and the mechanisms of emergency management as well as the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), this paper presents an emergency response capacity index system which selects three stages and eleven response capabilities that are relevant to establishing systems of evaluation of emergency response capacity as research subjects and develops a theoretical model for assessment of emergency response capability in hazardous materials transportation in China. In this model, a fuzzy mathematics method of evaluation was used for computing and describing the subjects, thereby ordering the importance of various emergency response capability factors. Utilizing the application of this assessment measure, an example of an enterprise has been evaluated. Comparison of the comprehensive assessment result of emergency response capabilities with the computed scores reveals both the advantages and disadvantages of the enterprise concerning emergency response capability objectively and is helpful to rebuild and enhance these weak emergency response capabilities. .
This standard covers the construction, mechanical, electrical and optical performance, installation guidelines, acceptance criteria, test requirements, environmental considerations, and accessories for an all-dielectric self-supporting fiber optic cable designed to be located on overhead or underground electric utility facilities.
This standard is a companion volume for IEEE Std 1512-2006, referred to here as the “Base Standard.” This standard specifies messages, data frames, and data elements for communicating general and cargo information to other responders in support of real-time interagency transportation-related incident management. It addresses the unique disciplines associated with communications dealing with the control and confinement of hazardous materials ...
Research, compile, analyze and consolidate information leading to the publication of a standards message set for Incident management specifically covering information transfer concerning Public Safety, comprised of Law Enforcement, Fire and Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, and other related functions and services.
This standard is the Base Standard for a family of related standards that address the intercommunication needs of emergency management centers and other types of centers engaged in transportation incident management. Incident in this standard includes information concerning any transportation-related event that is received by the emergency management system, including planned roadway closures and special events, whether or not the ...