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Zhang, Chunyan (author), Liu, B. (author), Yu, Baoxing (author), Lu, Xiaopeng (author), Wei, Yong (author), Zhang, Tao (author), Mol, J.M.C. (author), Wang, Fuhui (author)
Surface pretreatment is generally applied before application of protective coatings on Mg alloys, which influences surface microstructure and electrochemical activity of the substrate and has an effect on the coating properties. The effect of various pretreatment processes (sand-blasting, grinding and polishing) on the microstructure and...
journal article 2019
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Zhang, Z. (author)
Saltwater intrusion is a crucial issue in estuaries. The spread of salinity is described by the dispersion coefficient. A purely empirical equation which links the effective tidal average dispersion to the freshwater discharge was developed by Van der Burgh [1972]. Combining it with the salt balance equation, Savenije [1986] derived a one...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Xu, Y. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Šavija, B. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
A method is presented to model deformation and fracture behavior of 3D printed disordered lattice materials under uniaxial tensile load. A lattice model was used to predict crack pattern and load-displacement response of the printed lattice materials. To include the influence of typical layered structures of 3D printed materials in the...
journal article 2019
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Zhang, H. (author), Šavija, B. (author), Lukovic, M. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
This work proposes a method for numerically investigating the fracture mechanism of cement paste at the microscale based on X-ray computed tomography and nanoindentation. For this purpose, greyscale level based digital microstructure was generated by X-ray microcomputed tomography with a resolution of 2 μm/voxel length. In addition,...
journal article 2019
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Zhang, D. (author), Ortiz Sanchez, M.A. (author), Bluijssen, P.M. (author)
Background: It is well-known that indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in classrooms can have an effect on school children's comfort, health and performance. Unfortunately, information about the school children's perception of IEQ factors in their classrooms is still insufficient. The objective of this study was to better understand school...
journal article 2019
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Sun, B. (author), Fan, J. (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author), Zhang, Guohao (author)
In this paper, a physics of failure-based prediction method is combined with statistical models to consider the impact of current crowding and current droop effects on the reliability of LED arrays. Electronic-thermal models of LEDs are utilized to obtain the operation conditions under the influences of current crowding and current droop. A...
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Apostolidis, P. (author), Liu, X. (author), Zhang, M (author), van de Ven, Martin (author), Erkens, Sandra (author), Scarpas, Athanasios (author)
The addition of epoxy modifier in bitumen is a relatively new modification technology (1-4) and the most critical epoxy polymerization-induced changes of the epoxy-bituminous materials are not fully understood. Different phenomena take place when epoxy modifiers are incorporated into bitumen and they are dependent on the material hardening...
conference paper 2019
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Zhang, H. (author), Liu, Y. (author), Wang, Lingen (author), Sun, Fenglian (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
The nanoindentation test was conducted in this paper to investigate the indentation hardness, plasticity and initial creep properties of pressure sintered nanosilver joint at various test temperatures. The effects of strain rate on the indentation hardness were first investigated. Then yield stress of nanosilver sintered joint was studied in...
journal article 2019
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Zhang, X. (author), Qiang, Weile (author), Jing, Guoquig (author)
The performance and deformation of ballast bed are significantly influenced by the particle morphology (size and shape), the rheology (translation and rotation), and the degradation (breakage and abrasion). Regarding the ballast particle morphology, the ballast particle size is generally measured by sieving and described with the Particle Size...
review 2019
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Han, J. (author), Zhang, Lingling (author), Zhang, Qunfei (author), Leus, G.J.T. (author)
Orthogonal signal-division multiplexing (OSDM) is a generalized modulation scheme to bridge the gap between orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) and single-carrier frequency-domain equalization. It allows significantly more flexibility in system design; however, over doubly-selective channels, it suffers from a special signal...
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Dai, T. (author), Hein, C.M. (author), Zhang, Tong (author)
This paper argues that a gap exists between the marketing of shore excursions and cruise tourists’ expectations of ‘local flavor’ experiences. The paper first establishes that this discrepancy exists, then aims to refine the focus of marketing and promotion, and finally proposes strategies for improving cruise tourists’ satisfaction....
journal article 2019
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Zhang, Zhixia (author), Zhang, Long (author), Yan, Xinlin (author), Wang, Hongqiang (author), Liu, Yanyan (author), Yu, C. (author), Cao, Xiaoting (author), van Eijck, L. (author), Wen, Bin (author)
Br as solid electrolyte synthesized by a facile solid-state sintering. Different from other O-incorporated sulfides,...
journal article 2019
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Zhang, Y. (author), Ye, G. (author)
An analytical model for predicting the relative chloride diffusion coefficient in cementitious materials at different degrees of water saturation is presented in this paper. The model is developed based on the Nernst-Einstein equation and conductivity of cementitious electrolyte, as well as on moisture distribution in the pore structure. Good...
journal article 2019
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Han, J. (author), Chepuri, S.P. (author), Zhang, Qunfei (author), Leus, G.J.T. (author)
Orthogonal signal-division multiplexing (OSDM) is a promising modulation scheme that provides a generalized framework to unify orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) and single-carrier frequency-domain equalization. By partitioning each data block into vectors, it allows for a flexible configuration to trade off resource management...
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Gao, Y. (author), Dong, Jianfei (author), Isabella, O. (author), Santbergen, R. (author), Tan, Hairen (author), Zeman, M. (author), Zhang, G. (author)
Dynamic photovoltaic (PV) greenhouses integrate sustainable energy generation with plant cultivation, offering more possibilities of energy production and microclimate control by adjusting the sun-tracking angles. Previous studies on PV greenhouses barely paid attention to the PV partial shading effects, and rarely recorded the performance...
journal article 2019
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Zhang, L. (author)
Since the 9/11 attack in New York in 2001, a lot of attention has been paid to the protection of critical infrastructures. Chemical industries are without doubt critical infrastructures due to their extreme importance for society in combination with their vulnerability. They play important roles in modern-life society, from producing and...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Zhang, C. (author), Lindner, S.A. (author), Antolović, I.M. (author), Wolf, Martin (author), Charbon, E.E.E. (author)
Per-pixel time-to-digital converter (TDC) architectures have been exploited by single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD) sensors to achieve high photon throughput, but at the expense of fill factor, pixel pitch and readout efficiency. In contrast, TDC sharing architecture usually features high fill factor at small pixel pitch and energy efficient...
journal article 2018
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Yan, H. (author), Zhang, C. (author), Coenders, A.M.J. (author), Acquah, Samuel Joe (author), Zhang, Hengnian (author), Wu, Haimei (author), Zhao, Baoshan (author), Huang, Song (author), Fu, Hanwen (author)
Estimating the latent heat flux accurately is important to improve greenhouse crops irrigation schedules. Aerodynamic and canopy resistances, as two key parameters in the Bulk transfer equations, are already difficult to measure in the open field and even more in greenhouses. In this study, an experiment was conducted in a Venlo-type cucumber...
journal article 2018
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Zhang, Y. (author)
Chloride-induced reinforcement corrosion, caused by chloride diffusion in the unsaturated concrete cover, is a major durability problem of concrete structures. Current concepts for concrete mixture design and for service life prediction are generally based on the understanding of the chloride diffusion coefficient of saturated concrete. This...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Zhang, H. (author), Šavija, B. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
This work presents a study of stochastic fracture properties of cement paste at the micro length scale based on a combination of X-ray computed tomography (XCT) technique and discrete lattice type fracture model. Thirty virtual specimens consisting of pore, outer hydration products, inner hydration products and anhydrous cement particles were...
journal article 2018
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