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CO2 Utilisation Today : Report 2017

Tzimas, Evangelos; Leitner, Walter; Arlt, Wolfgang; Styring, Peter; Arning, Katrin; Ziefle, Martina; Meys, Raoul; Kätelhön, Arne; Bardow, André; Castillo Castillo, Arturo; Flanders, Nicholas; Marinić, Saša; Mechnig, Stefan-Paul (2017-04)

This report provides perspectives on CO2 utilisation from a variety of angles: interviews with scientists, essays on business, environment and social impact, as well as stories from CO2-utilising c...

Strukturvariabilität in der objektorientierten Modellierung und Simulation durch Generierung von Varianten

Gómez Esperón, Daniel (2017)

In Forschung und Entwicklung wird die Modellierung von technischen Systemen als Ergänzung oder als Ersatz für klassische Prototypen verwendet. Die Simulation ist die Ausführung eines solchen Softwa...

Dense colloidal suspensions in microchannel flow

Kanehl, Philipp (2017)

Kolloidale Suspensionen im Scherrfluss migrieren in Richtung kleiner Scherrate. Suspensionen mit zwei verschiedenen Teilchengrößen entmischen sich im Zentrum eines Mikrokanals. Kolloide in Kanälen ...

Enhancing citizen engagement in urban planning processes through mobile participation (mParticipation)

Fathejalali, Arman (2017)

The Internet as a low-threshold communication channel provides the possibilities to exchange knowledge, communicate with each other and act outside of the traditional frameworks to nearly everybody...

Vibrational properties of low-dimensional inorganic layered materials

Staiger, Matthias (2017)

The family of low-dimensional inorganic layered materials covers a wide spectrum of properties, structurally and electronically. Ever since their synthesis as nanotubes and their preparation as mon...

Qualitätsmanagement in der ambulanten Gesundheitsversorgung in Deutschland

Koehn, Cristina (2017)

Eine gute gesundheitliche Versorgung der Bevölkerung beinhaltet die Sicherstellung einer qualitativ hochwertigen ambulanten Versorgung. Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit der Frage, wie di...

Synthetic biomaterial microenvironments to modulate paracrine effects of mesenchymal stromal cells for skeletal muscle regeneration

Qazi, Taimoor Hasan (2017)

While skeletal muscles can recover from minor injuries, severe trauma can often induce irreversible structural damage such as extensive scar tissue formation and damaged muscle fibers. This leads t...

Catching two European birds with one renewable stone

Creutzig, Felix; Goldschmidt, Jan Christoph; Lehman, Paul; Schmid, Eva; Blücher, Felix von; Breyer, Christian; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jakob, Michael; Knopf, Brigitte; Lohrey, Steffen; Susca, Tiziana; Wiegandt, Konstantin (2014)

The threat of climate change and other risks for ecosystems and human health require a transition of the energy system from fossil fuels towards renewable energies and higher efficiency. The Europe...

Stakeholder involvement in sustainability science

Mielke, Jahel; Vermaßen, Hannah; Ellenbeck, Saskia; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jaeger, Carlo (2016)

Discussions about the opening of science to society have led to several developments: New fields of sustainability science and transformative research have emerged and the "megatrend" of stakeholde...

Participatory design in transit-oriented development uncovers social benefits

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Transit-oriented development (TOD) tackles multiple challenges simultaneously and fosters sustainable urban development. Low-carbon intensity transport modes help mitigating climate change, enhance...

Determining rotational elements of planetary bodies

Burmeister, Steffi (2017)

Die Rotationselemente eines planetaren Körpers geben seine Orientierung im Raum in Bezug auf den internationalen Himmelsreferenzrahmen (engl. ICRF) an. Sie sind notwendig für die Berechnung von Kon...

Oxidative coupling of methane

Fleischer, Vinzenz (2017)

Nowadays, ethene is produced through steam cracking of naptha, which is a fraction of crude oil obtained after its distillation. Ethene is an important basic chemical for the chemical industry, but...

Umweltbewertung und Ökoeffizienz beim Metall-Schutzgasschweißen von Dickblechverbindungen

Sproesser, Gunther Theodor (2017)

The present thesis analyzes the environmental impacts of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) of thick metal plates. This is done by characterizing the process-specific energy consumption and Life Cycle As...

Eine Methode für die Vorhersage nichtlinearer selbsterregter Schwingungen von Rotoren in Gasfolienlagern

Hoffmann, Robert (2017)

Gasfolienlager (GFBs) weisen durch die geringe Viskosität der Gasschmierung kleine Tragfähigkeiten und Dämpfungen gegenüber einer herkömmlichen Flüssigkeitsschmierung auf. Trotzdem sind die niedrig...

Strategic environmental assessment for better flood planning in Pakistan

Hameed, Kiran (2017)

In this thesis, a possible protocol has been developed using Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in Pakistan for better flood management planning. The aim of the study was to streamline the en...

Laserstrahlschweißen von Stahl und Titan hoher Blechdicke unter dem Einfluss eines lokal reduzierten Umgebungsdruckes

Schneider, André (2017)

The increasing power of the laser beam sources allow a continuous expansions of applications, particularly for metals with high thickness. Due to the increase of the power, a number of negative eff...

GPGPU workload characteristics and performance analysis

Lal, Sohan; Lucas, Jan; Andersch, Michael; Álvarez-Mesa, Mauricio; Elhossini, Ahmed; Juurlink, Ben (2014)

GPUs are much more power-efficient devices compared to CPUs, but due to several performance bottlenecks, the performance per watt of GPUs is often much lower than what could be achieved theoretical...

Nexus#: a distributed hardware task manager for task-based programming models

Dallou, Tamer; Engelhardt, Nina; Elhossini, Ahmed; Juurlink, Ben (2015)

In the era of multicore systems, it is expected that the number of cores that can be integrated on a single chip will be 3-digit. The key to utilize such a huge computational power is to extract th...

Low-complexity VBR controller for spatial-CGS and temporal scalable video coding

Sanz-Rodríguez, Sergio; Díaz-de-María, Fernando; Rezaei, Mehdi (2009)

This paper presents a rate control (RC) algorithm for the scalable extension of the H.264/AVC video coding standard. The proposed rate controller is designed for real-time video streaming with buff...

Improving the parallelization efficiency of HEVC decoding

Chi, Chi Ching; Álvarez-Mesa, Mauricio; Juurlink, Ben; George, Valeri; Schierl, Thomas (2012)

In this paper we present a new parallelization approach for HEVC decoding called Overlapped Wavefront (OWF). It is based on wavefront processing and improves its parallelization efficiency by allow...