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A study on the attitudes and behavioural influence of construction waste management in occupied Palestinian territory
As a step towards comprehending what drives the management of construction waste in the occupied Palestinian territory, this paper quantifies construction waste generation and examines how the local contractors' waste ...
Impact assessment of the reuse of two discrete treated wastewaters for the irrigation of tomato crop on the soil geochemical properties, fruit safety and crop productivity
•Treated wastewater from two tertiary treatment technologies was applied for irrigation.•Wastewater irrigation did not significantly impact soil heavy metal content.•Heavy metals in tomato fruits were within the safe limits ...
Spatial seismic modeling of base-isolated buildings pounding against moat walls: effects of ground motion directionality and mass eccentricity
Summary Structural impact between adjacent buildings may induce local and, in some extreme cases, severe damage, especially in the case of seismically isolated buildings. This study parametrically investigates in the ...
Reduction of clarithromycin and sulfamethoxazole-resistant Enterococcus by pilot-scale solar-driven Fenton oxidation
The presence of pathogenic antibiotic-resistant bacteria in aquatic environments has become a health threat in the last few years. Their presence has increased due to the presence of antibiotics in wastewater effluents, ...
In-situ measurement of liquid phase moisture in cement mortar
A sensing method is developed and used for measurement of liquid phase moisture transport through cement mortar. Near-infrared electromagnetic energy launched through optical fibers is used to analyze the internal environment ...