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A new block-based approach for the analysis of damage in masonries undergoing large deformations
A new block-based elasto-damage model for describing masonry structures has been recently proposed (Tran et al. in Mech Res Commun 118:103802, 2021), where the used constitutive elastic and damage behavioral laws were ...
Co-Microencapsulation of Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia huayllabambana) Oil with Natural Antioxidants Extracts
Sacha inchi (Plukenetia huayllabambana) oil was co-microencapsulated with natural antioxidant extracts (NAE), such as camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia (HBK) Mc Vaugh) fruit, Añil variety Andean potato (Solanum tuberosum andigenum, ...
Estimation of the impact of biomass burning based on regional transport of PM2.5 in the Colombian Caribbean
Deterioration of air quality due to the increase in atmospheric emissions from biomass burning (BB) is one of the major environmental problems worldwide. In this study, we estimated the contributions of BB to PM2.5 ...
Spatiotemporal assessment of particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) and ozone in a Caribbean urban coastal city
Air pollution has become a critical issue in urban areas, so a broad understanding of its spatiotemporal characteristics is important to develop public policies. This study analyzes the spatiotemporal variation of atmospheric ...
The Relationship Between Age and Mental Health Among Adults in Iran During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The evidence on the predictors of mental health in the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed contradictory findings, which prevent effective screening for mental health assistance. This study aims to identify the predictors of ...
Artisanal ceramic factories using wood combustion: A nanoparticles and human health study
The ceramics industry, resulting from developments of modern compounds, is a segment of great influence in worldwide sustainability. Artisanal ceramic factories based on wood combustion have significant risks for the ...
A Benefit Dependency Network for Shadow Information Technology Adoption, Based on Practitioners’ Viewpoints
Shadow information technology (SIT) revolves around systems that are hidden but are still managed by the same business entities. It consists of the use of devices, software, systems and applications without the information ...
Characterization of the Shells in Layer-By-Layer Nanofunctionalized Particles: A Computational Study
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2022)
Drug delivery carriers are considered an encouraging approach for the localized treatment of disease with minimum effect on the surrounding tissue. Particularly, layer-by-layer releasing particles have gained increasing ...
Influencia de la Autonomía Laboral en el Balance Vida-Trabajo del Personal de Atención Médica
(Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions, 2022)
Los trabajadores pueden alcanzar el bienestar laboral a partir de la autonomía y el balance vida-trabajo. Este bienestar, reduce la exposición a factores negativos que afectan su salud física y psicológica. Por ello, ...
Effect of intellectual capital and entrepreneurial orientation on innovation performance of manufacturing SMEs: mediating role of knowledge sharing
(Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 2022)
Purpose: Manufacturing sectors are identified to be of the foremost importance expected to increase Malaysia's GDP contribution to the Eleventh Malaysia Plan (11th MP). The present study aims to examine the effects of ...