Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution and atrial fibrillation hospitalization: A time-series study in Yancheng, China
- Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an important cardiovascular disease that causes a great burden of disease. However, there is limited evidence of a link between air pollution exposure and AF. This...
Acute and subacute repeated oral toxicity study of fragmented microplastics in Sprague-Dawley rats
- Polypropylene (PP) is the second most highly produced plastic worldwide, and its microplastic forms are found in water and food matrices. However, the effects of PP microplastics on human health...
An investigation on a cylinder harvester made of piezoelectric coupled torsional beams
01/01/2022 - A theoretical model is developed for a piezoelectric coupled torsional beam (PCTB) which can make full use of the positive effect of the piezoelectric material. A corresponding cylinder harvester...
Metal fuels production for future long-distance transportation through the carbothermal reduction of MgO and Al2O3: A review of the solar processes
01/01/2022 - The need for sustainable zero-carbon fuels to substitute the conventional fossil fuels in the transport field becomes unavoidable to overcome the depletion of petroleum reserves and global...
Drivers of the Green Paradox in Europe: An empirical application
11/11/2021 - The green paradox describes an undesirable and socially inefficient phenomenon caused by the expansionary reactions of the supply as a response to the various mechanisms that combat climate...
Biodegradation of p-xylene—a comparison of three psychrophilic Pseudomonas strains through the lens of gene expression
11/11/2021 - p-Xylene is considered a recalcitrant compound despite showing a similar aromatic structure to other BTEXs (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene isomers). This study evaluated the p-xylene...
Social life cycle assessment of the nanoscale zero-valent iron synthesis process for application in contaminated site remediation
11/11/2021 - Nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI) is the main nanomaterial used in environmental remediation processes. However, as with any remediation technique, the production and the use of nanomaterials can...
Large spatio-temporal variations of size-resolved particulate matter and volatile organic compounds in urban area with heavy traffic
11/11/2021 - A monitoring campaign, the first of this kind for a heavy traffic urban area of Vietnam, was conducted which generated nearly 200 daily filter samples of PM2.5, PM10, and black carbon (BC), 1300...
The use of polymer compounds in the deposits from the combustion of briquettes in domestic heating as an identifier of fuel quality
11/11/2021 - The utilisation of waste wood from furniture production brings new problems connected with an incomplete thermochemical decomposition of additives (chemicals for improving properties of plastics)...
Enhancing the hemispherical solar distiller performance using internal reflectors and El Oued sand grains as energy storage mediums
11/11/2021 - This paper presents a comprehensive experimental study of the some effective modifications which aim to improve the cumulative productivity of solar distillers, in order to reach the best...
The dynamic impact of renewable energy sources on environmental economic growth: evidence from selected Asian economies
11/11/2021 - The linkage between renewable energy resources and environmental influences on economic growth among selected Asian economies play a vital role in sustainable economic development. This study...
Wastewater-based epidemiology: a new frontier for tracking environmental persistence and community transmission of COVID-19
11/11/2021 - Recent research in many parts of the world has pointed towards evidence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in both treated and raw municipal wastewater discharged by communities. Therefore, concerns regarding it...
Separation of Deformation Components in Polymer Textile Materials
10/11/2021 - The distribution of relaxation times in polymeric fibrous materials was studied on the basis of a mathematical model of the relaxation process. The relaxation times characterize the times of...
Near-optimal energy management for plug-in hybrid fuel cell and battery propulsion using deep reinforcement learning
- Plug-in hybrid fuel cell and battery propulsion systems appear promising for decarbonising transportation applications such as road vehicles and coastal ships. However, it is challenging to...
Reversible hydrogen storage on alkali metal (Li and Na) decorated C20 fullerene: A density functional study
- This work reports the reversible hydrogen storage capacities of Li and Na decorated C20 fullerene using dispersion corrected density functional theory calculation. The alkali metal (AM) atoms are...
A real-time PMP energy management strategy for fuel cell hybrid buses based on driving segment feature recognition
- Establishing a reasonable energy management strategy (EMS) is the key to improve the service durability, power performance and fuel economy of the fuel cell hybrid electric vehicle (FCHEV). This...
High-density oxygen-enriched graphene hydrogels for symmetric supercapacitors with ultrahigh gravimetric and volumetric performance
- The contradiction between the porous structure and density of graphene materials makes it unable to meet the dual requirements of the next generation supercapacitors for gravimetric capacitance...
Mechanistic insights on the catalytic hydrogenation of cyclohexene by ruthenium(III) N2O2 tetradentate Schiff-base complex
- The work aimed at the mechanistic investigation of the catalytic hydrogenation of cyclohexene by a newly synthesized ruthenium(III) Schiff base complex, [RuLCl(H2O)], where L represents...
Functionalized role of highly porous activated carbon in bismuth vanadate nanomaterials for boosted photocatalytic hydrogen evolution and synchronous activity in water
- Energy crises and water pollution have become the key challenges in current era of technology. In this research work, activated carbon modified BiVO4 photocatalysts have been prepared using simple...
Effect of low digestate recirculation ratio on biofuel and bioenergy recovery in a two-stage anaerobic digestion process
- A relatively high (0.2–4.3) digestate recirculation ratio (RR) is typically adopted to raise the pH and provide the dark fermentation reactor (DF) with alkalinity and hydrogen-producing...