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Scientific and Technological Achievements Related to the Development of European Cities : Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 4 - L. Radautsan

Scientific and Technological Achievements Related to the Development of European Cities

Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 4

By: L. Radautsan (Editor), George Parissakis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1996
ISBN: 9780792343400
Number Of Pages: 324

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What will the city of the future look like? Advanced research and international cooperation, as presented here, have analyzed the problems (urban air and water pollution, waste treatment, illumination) and are offer ways to solve them. The city in general can be considered on the basis of two models - Sociopolis vs. Technopolis - and these are discussed in terms of their impact on illumination, transportation, efficient energy use, creation of a Network of Integrated Urban Energy Planning. Environmental protection is discussed in terms of clean air, water policy, war on waste and environmental education. R&D for city dwellers focuses on lasers in industry and medicine, solar cars, solar roofs for houses, new food and perfumery additives. This text presents the results of applications and recommendations for the sustainable development of a city and its inhabitants, not only in terms of theoretical ideas but also in terms of facts, with examples and results summarised in tables and illustrated by figures. Remedies are proposed for some of the issues discussed.

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Participants
Introduction
An Important Aspect of Municipal Management: The Sociopolis Strategyp. 1
Scientific Achievement Related to the Sustainable Development of Citiesp. 13
Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildingsp. 23
Science Policy and Problems of Investment for the Development of Citiesp. 47
Energy Efficient Management of Cities: a Review of Approaches Worldwide Including the Economies in Transitionp. 63
Science, Technologies and Urban Challengesp. 87
Scientific and Technological Progress and Technogenic Safety Problemsp. 95
New Materials for Shock and Vibration Resistant Building Structures Used in European Cities Developmentp. 107
Information Systems for a Wide International Cooperation between Cities and Countriesp. 115
Achievements of Chemistry for Solving City Problemsp. 125
Role of the Technical University of Moldova in the Elaboration and the Implementation of Modern Technologies for Citiesp. 137
International Cooperation Programme for Specialists Training: Results Obtained by the Transilvania University of Brasovp. 151
Recent Methods for Treatment of Wastesp. 159
Water Depollution Using Ozone Technologies, in Densely Populated Urban Areas, Achievementsp. 169
Technology and Strategy for Reduction of Atmosferic Pollution in Big Citiesp. 199
New Ideas to Promote the Application of Alternative Energies to Improve the Quality of City Lifep. 213
Outstanding Discovery of the XX-th Century - Lasers: Perspectives of Using for the Big Cities Needsp. 221
Mathematical Modelling of Energy-Technological Units and Control Models in Energy Savingp. 235
Illumination Problems in European Citiesp. 249
Environmental Education and Environmental Issuesp. 273
Microwave Opportunities for City Communication and for Motor-Car Traffic Handlingp. 279
Photonic Achievements for the Development of Modern Citiesp. 283
Scientific Approach to Transport Problems of Large Citiesp. 295
Science Policy and Technology Transfer in Azerbaijanp. 299
Urban Problems Across Two Millenniap. 303
System Analysis as an Effective Instrument in the Management of Contemporary Urban Lifep. 315
Subject indexp. 321
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ISBN: 9780792343400
ISBN-10: 0792343409
Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 30th November 1996
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.47