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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)

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This volume features the proceedings of the NATO AR Workshop held in Kishinev, the capital of Moldova, a fom1er Soviet Republic in the South­ Eastern Europe. OUiing 3 working days 26 reports were presented, 8 of them by, or in collaboration with, speakers from Kishinev. The reports arc presented in the order they were given at the Workshop. As the topic was rather wide-ranged, all the sittings were plenmy. The opening communication was made by the Mayor of Kishinev S. Urckian, who was the Chainnan of the Organizing Committee. It was followed by other reports of general orientation. The second half of the first day was devoted to the research results and problems of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova. On the second day the Workshop was hosted by the Technical University of Moldova. At the beginning, the ceremonial sitting of its Scientific Council took place, at which two scientists were made doctors Honoris Causa of that University: Prof. K. Frolov from Russia and Prof. G.Parissakis from Greece. Then the plenary sessions continued. The round-table talk, held in the second half of the last day, appeared to be very fruitful. A relaxed and friendly atmosphere of it was appropriate for establishing closer contacts and discussing problems of mutual interest for scientists, ingineers, managerial heads and officers and businessmen.

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