A central composite design (CCD) with response surface methodology (RSM) was applied to optimize the mix design parameters, namely bitumen emulsion content (BEC), pre wetting water content (PWC) and curing temperature (CT). This work aimed to investigate the interaction effect between these parameters on the mechanical and volumetric properties of CBEMs. The indirect tensile stiffness […]

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I will join National Geographic photographer team to Alaska by the end of this year for Great Migration project. It was a tough decision actually but I can’t resist their offer of more than 2mio GBP annual income plus fullboard accomodations, allowances and bonuses. All photography gears I need will be provided by them, brand […]

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“We don know what happened he disappeared and then he appeared again. We don’t know what happened in the meantime,” Ambassador Wu Jianmin said with a laugh.After remaining out of the spotlight for over a month, Kim Jong Un made an equally mysterious reappearance and offered no explanation for his prolonged absence. Wu said he […]

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The judgment process in architectural competitions has long been considered as one of the most complex and controversial practices. This, on one hand, is because of architecture itself and the multi faceted nature of the architectural design, and on the other, for the complexion of the judgment process and the diversity of stakeholders involved in […]

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Going back to the question of the measure of success that I posed at the beginning, however, the quality of LFLA, despite the inability to produce productive strategies for incorporating race issues into gender and transgender panels, marks a resounding victory for feminists/queer activists in Southern California. First, LFLA drew on community resources in panels […]

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On waking up the following morning, Vivekananda, in the manner of a Hindu fakir, started going from door to door in the hope of getting some nourishment for his empty stomach. But the sight of this swarthy and turbaned young man in orange robes alarmed the housewives of the neighborhoods through which he walked; however, […]

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