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Shen, X. J. (author), Li, D. Z. (author), Tang, S. (author), Chen, J. (author), Fang, H. (author), Wang, G. D. (author)
It is still a big challenge to obtain excellent low-temperature toughness for bulk steel materials. Delamination is an effective method to improve low-temperature toughness. In the present study, delamination toughening in a low carbon microalloyed steel plate with elongated and ultrafine-grained microstructure rolled in the dual-phase region...
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Chen, Y. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author), Verheul, W.J. (author)
To understand and deal with real urban development problems, urban planners, designers, and managers need to combine and synthesize a variety of academic and professional knowledge. As our urban challenges grow more complex, learning how to do this effectively becomes ever more important. For educators, this means teaching students how to...
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Qu, L. (author), Chen, Y. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author), de Jong, P. (author)
This article will contribute to filling the knowledge gap about learning from group methods in (urban and regional) design education, with action research results based on real teaching activities in TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (A&BE), conducted and coordinated by the authors. Constructive alignment of the...
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Kocaman, E.S. (author), Chen, B. (author), Pinho, S. T. (author)
This paper presents a new polymorphic element modelling approach for multi-scale simulation, with an application to fracture in composite structures. We propose the concept of polymorphic elements; these are elements that exist as an evolving superposition of various states, each representing the relevant physics with the required level of...
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Lu, X. (author), Ridha, M. (author), Chen, B. (author), Tan, V. B.C. (author), Tay, T. E. (author)
The cohesive element (CE) has been widely used to model delamination in laminated composites. The penalty stiffness, interfacial strength and fracture toughness are three CE parameters that often determine the accuracy of the numerical analysis by finite elements (FEs). The fracture toughness may be experimentally determined through standard...
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Chen, Z. (author), Wang, Li jun (author), Du, Xiao jia (author), Sun, Zai hong (author), Li, Fu shen (author), Chou, Kuo Chih (author)
A commercial solid oxide fuel cell with a Ni/YSZ anode was characterized under a pure methane atmosphere. The amount of deposited carbon increased with an increase in temperature but decreased when the temperature exceeded 700°C. The reactivity of carbon decreased with increasing deposition temperature. Filamentous carbon was deposited from...
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Cai, Miao (author), Liang, Yonghu (author), Yun, Minghui (author), Chen, Xuan-You (author), Yan, Haidong (author), Yu, Zhaozhe (author), Yang, Daoguo (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
A novel silicone rubber elastic key (SREK) is proposed in this paper for surface mounting technology (SMT) applications. Effects of thermal reflowing stress on the mechanical properties of SMT-SREKs are investigated. The manufactured SMT-SREKs, which underwent various reflowing conditions in advance, are subjected to pressing force and...
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van den Berg, N.J. (author), van Soest, Heleen L. (author), Hof, Andries F. (author), den Elzen, Michel G.J. (author), van Vuuren, Detlef P. (author), Chen, Wenying (author), Drouet, Laurent (author), Fujimori, Shinichiro (author), Blok, K. (author)
The bottom-up approach of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the Paris Agreement has led countries to self-determine their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. The planned ‘ratcheting-up’ process, which aims to ensure that the NDCs comply with the overall goal of limiting global average temperature increase to well...
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Chen, Y. (author), Li, Z. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Veer, F.A. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
The goal of this study is to investigate the effects of different grades of calcined clay on the extrudability and early-age strength development under ambient conditions. Four mix designs were proposed. Three of them contained high, medium, and low grades of calcined clay, respectively, and one was the reference without calcined clay. In terms...
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Chen, Y. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), Yalçinkaya, Ç. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Veer, F.A. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
To investigate the effects of viscosity-modifying admixture (VMA) on the extrudability of limestone and calcined clay-based cementitious materials, three mix designs with different dosages of VMA were proposed in this study. The ram extrusion was utilized as an extrusion model for exploring the fresh properties of printable materials. Two...
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Li, Mengxia (author), Mou, Junmin (author), Liu, Rongfang (author), Chen, P. (author), Dong, Zhuojian (author), He, Yixiong (author)
Following the growth in global trade activities, vessel traffic has increased dramatically in some busy waterways and ports. However, such increments have made it more complex to manage the regional vessel traffic, which can increase the risk of an accident in the area. To model and analyze the relationship between vessel traffic and maritime...
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Li, Z. (author), Zhang, S. (author), Zuo, Y. (author), Chen, Wei (author), Ye, G. (author)
Chemical deformation (chemical shrinkage/expansion), the absolute volume change during reactions, is a key parameter influencing the volume stability, especially the autogenous deformation of a binder material. This work, for the first time, reports an in-depth investigation on the chemical deformation of metakaolin based geopolymer (MKG)....
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Xiong, T. (author), Xinzhuo, Zhang (author), Miedema, S.A. (author), Chen, X. (author)
Slurry transport is a very important means of transporting solids through a pipeline. To improve the efficiency of slurry transport, especially in coarse particle transport, which is subject to problems such as strong resistance and easy blockage, more of the internal structure of the flow must be known. Empirical and analytical models are...
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Brand, Evelien (author), De Sloover, Lars (author), De Wulf, Alain (author), Montreuil, Anne Lise (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Chen, Margaret (author)
Sediment transport is a key element in intertidal beach morphodynamics, but measurements of sediment transport are often unreliable. The aim of this study is to quantify and investigate cross-shore sediment transport and the resulting topographic changes for a tide-dominated, sandy beach. Two fortnight-long field experiments were carried out...
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Chen, J. (author), Ye, G. (author)
Cracking is inevitable during the service period of concrete structures. They are preferential ingression channels for aggressive ions. It is difficult or even impossible to repair all the cracks due to the limitation of practical conditions. However, cracks have potentials to self-heal due to further hydration and carbonization. The effect of...
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Tomar, Renu (author), Kulkarni, A. (author), Chen, Kai (author), Singh, S. (author), Van Thourhout, Dries (author), Hodgkiss, Justin M. (author), Siebbeles, L.D.A. (author), Hens, Zeger (author), Geiregat, Pieter (author)
Ultrathin two-dimensional (2D) materials have received much attention in the past years for a wide variety of photonic applications because of their pronounced room-temperature excitonic features, leading to unique properties in terms of light-matter interaction. However, only a few studies focus on light amplification and the complex...
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Chen, C. (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author), Khakzad, N. (author)
Past accident surveys reveal that loading and unloading operations (LUOs) are responsible for 11% of fire-related domino accidents. This study investigates the domino accidents during LUOs in the last two decades and identifies the main causes and features of these domino effects. An index-based approach is proposed to assess these domino...
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Chen, J. (author), Weihs, Daphne (author), Vermolen, F.J. (author)
More than eighty percent of pancreatic cancer involves ductal adenocarcinoma with an abundant desmoplastic extracellular matrix surrounding the solid tumor entity. This aberrant tumor microenvironment facilitates a strong resistance of pancreatic cancer to medication. Although various therapeutic strategies have been reported to be effective...
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Zhang, Chi (author), Tang, Qiuhong (author), Chen, Deliang (author), van der Ent, R.J. (author), Liu, Xingcai (author), Li, Wenhong (author), Haile, Gebremedhin Gebremeskel (author)
Precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau (TP) showed different spatial changes during 1979-2016, with an increasing trend over the northern Tibetan Plateau (NTP) and a slightly negative trend over the southern Tibetan Plateau (STP). The changes in precipitation moisture sources over the NTP and STP are investigated using the improved Water...
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Shan, Xinmeng (author), Wen, Jiahong (author), Zhang, Min (author), Wang, Luyang (author), Ke, Q. (author), Li, Weijiang (author), Du, Shiqiang (author), Shi, Yong (author), Chen, Kun (author)
Extreme flooding usually causes huge losses of residential buildings and household properties, which is critical to flood risk analysis and flood resilience building in Shanghai. We developed a scenario-based multidisciplinary approach to analyze the exposure, losses and risks of residential buildings and household properties, and their...
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