[Excerpt] April 16, 2019. After a more than twelve-hour battle involving 600 firefighters , the massive blaze that has destroyed much of the timber roof and toppled the Gothic spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral is fully extinguished. The official cause of the fire is still being investigated, but it seems likely that it may have resulted from restoration works taking place in the 850-year-old structure...
The adequate project selection allows companies to invest resources in specific initiatives that allow them to achieve their strategic objectives and to become more competitive. In contrast, non-adequate projects selection can burden the organizations with large investments that do not impact positively in the organization in general. This paper shows an application of Promethee I method, fifth version, ...
This paper describes an experimental study of an innovative Multifunctional Artificial Reef geometry, as part of the decision framework for its planning, design, construction, and installation. The aim is to experimentally assess the scour phenomenon and the hydrodynamic behaviour of a small-scale multifunctional artificial reef prototype (PMFAR) in a noncohesive bed of sediment. Hydraulic flume tests an...
[Excerpt] Essential oils are volatile, natural, complex mixtures characterized by a strong odour and are formed by aromatic plants as secondary metabolites. Known for their antiseptic, i.e. bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal, medicinal properties and their fragrance, they are used in embalmment, preservation of foods and as antimicrobial, analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic and locall...
[Excerpt] Essential oils, aroma or essence are the volatile odoriferous principles produced by plants and used since ancient times not only for their medicinal properties but also for their importance in the perfume and flavor industry. [...]
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