1st Edition

Solutions for Sustainable Development
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary

ISBN 9780367424251
Published October 4, 2019 by CRC Press
394 Pages

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Book Description

The first International Conference on Engineering Solutions and Sustainable Development which is organized by the University of Miskolc, Hungary is a significant and timely initiative creating the capacity of engineering students, educators, practicing engineers and industries to demonstrate values, problem solving skills, knowledge, and attitude that are required to apply the principles of sustainable development throughout their professional career.
The aim of the ICESSD conference was creating an interdisciplinary platform for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Technical and Environmental Science. The conference covers the following topics:

  • Process Engineering, Modelling and Optimisation
  • Sustainable and Renewable Energy and Energy Engineering
  • Waste Management and Reverse Logistics
  • Environmental Management and Ecodesign
  • Circular Economy and Life Cycle Approaches
  • Smart Manufacturing and Smart Buildings
  • Innovation and Efficiency
  • Earth Science

Academics, scientists, researchers and professionals from different countries and continents have contributed to this book.

Table of Contents

Part A: Process Engineering, Modelling and Optimisation

Analytical and numerical study for minimum weight sandwich structures
A. Al-Fatlawi, K. Jármai & G. Kovács

Estimation of compressive strength of current concrete materials: Effect of core diameter and maximum aggregate size
M.E. Belgacem, A. Brara & A. Ferdjani

The effect of the gear wear for the contact ratio
J. Bihari

Determination of GTN parameters using artificial neural network for ductile failure
Y. Chahboub, S. Szabolcs & H. Aguir

Investigating three learning algorithms of a neural networks during inverse kinematics of robots
H.M. Ghafil, L. Kovács & K. Jármai

Prediction of distillation plate’s efficiency
V. Kállai, P. Mizsey & L.G. Szepesi

CAD tools for knowledge based part design and assembly versioning
K. Nehéz, P. Mileff & O. Hornyák

Heat transfer analysis for finned tube heat exchangers
M. Petrik, L.G. Szepesi & K. Jármai

Effect of soil reinforcement with stone columns on the behavior of a monopile foundation subjected to lateral cyclic loads
S.A. Rafa, I. Rouaz & A. Bouaicha

Performance of Cold Formed Steel Shear Wall Panel with OSB Sheathing under lateral load
I. Rouaz, S. Rafa & A. Bouaicha

The use of the linear sliding wear theory for open gear drives that works without lubrication
F. Sarka

Numerical simulation methods of stress corrosion cracking
B. Spisák, Z. Siménfalvi, Sz. Szávai & Z. Bézi

Implementation of a customized CAD extension to improve the calculation of center of gravity
M. Szabó, P. Mileff & K. Nehéz


Part B: Sustainable and Renewable Energy and Energy Engineering

Towards CHP system: Preliminary investigation and integration of an ORC cycle on a simple gas boiler
M. Amara, H. Semmari & A. Filali

Examination the effect of environmental factors on a photovoltaic solar panel
I. Bodnár, L.T. Tóth, J. Somogyiné Molnár, N. Szabó, D. Erdősy & R.R. Boros

Thermal behaviour of PCM-gypsum panels using the experimental and the theoretical thermal properties-Numerical simulation
F. Boudali Errebai, S. Chikh, L. Derradji, M. Amara & A. Terjék

Experimental and numerical study of the thermal behavior of a building in Algeria
L. Derradji, F. Boudali Errebai, M. Amara. A. Limam & A. Terjék

Comparison of Sakiadis and Blasius Flows using Computational Fluid Dynamic
M.M. Klazly & G. Bognár

Techniques for evaluation of mixing efficiency in an anaerobic digester
B. Singh, Z. Szamosi & Z. Siménfalvi


Part C: Waste Management and Reverse Logistics

Vehicle routing in drone-based package delivery services
A. Agárdi, l. Kovács & T. Bányai

Cyber-physical waste collection system: a logistics approach
M.Z. Akkad & T. Bányai

Efficiency improvement of reverse logistics in Industry 4.0 environment
I. Hardai, B. Illés & Á. Bányai

Application of sigmoid curves in environmental protection
F.J. Szabó


Part D: Environmental Management and Ecodesign

Comparative study of the influence of traditional walls with different typologies and constructive techniques on the energy performance of the traditional dwellings of the Casbah of Algiers
H.F. Arrar, A. Abdessemed Foufa & D. Kaoula

Rules of environmentally friendly packaging
Á. Takács


Part E: Circular Economy and Life Cycle Approaches

Aluminium infinite green circular economy – theoretical carbon free infinite loop, combination of material and energy cycles
N. Babcsán

Life Cycle approach of a new Industrial Symbiosis alternative
B.S. Gál, R.S. Bodnárné & Zs. István

Possibilities for adopting the circular economy principles in the EU steel industry
Á. Kádárné Horváth, M. Kis-Orloczki & Á. Takácsné Papp

Influence of urban morphology on the environmental impactsof district. Applied LCA
D. Kaoula & A. Abdessemed Foufa

Life cycle extension of damaged pipelines using fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite wraps
J. Lukács, Zs. Koncsik & P. Chován

Innovative solutions for the building industry to improve sustainability performance with Life Cycle Assessment modelling
V. Mannheim, Zs. Fehér & Z. Siménfalvi

Investigation of different foam glasses with Life Cycle Assessment method
A. Simon, K. Voith & V. Mannheim

Circular economy solutions for industrial wastes
K.T. Szita, Zs. István, R.S. Bodnárné & A. Zajáros

New approach for characterizing the “naturalness” of building materials
A. Velősy


Part F: Smart Manufacturing and Smart Buildings

Grouping and analyzing PLC source code for smart manufacturing
O. Hornyák

Environmental assessment of buildings in Sudan
S.A.A. Ismail & Zs. Szalay


Part G: Innovation and Efficiency

The innovation shell, and barriers of disruptive innovation
Z. Bartha & A.S. Gubik

Lifetime analyses of S960M steel grade applying fatigue and fracture mechanical approaches
Zs. Koncsik

Efficient application of S690QL type high strength steel for cyclic loaded welded structures
H.F.H. Mobark & J. Lukács

Improvement of the modern house’s energy efficiency in the regionof In Saleh
S. Oukaci, A. Hamid, D. Sammar, S. Sami & A. Naimi

Innovative and efficient production of welded body parts from 6082-T6 aluminium alloy
R.P.S. Sisodia & M. Gáspár

Redundancy Analysis of the Railway Network of Hungary
B.G. Tóth


Part H: Earth Science

A short discussion on some influencing factors of an artificial corrosion system and obtained metallic pipe samples
H.D. Thien, B. Kovács, T. Madarász & I. Czinkota

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Dr Klára Szita Tóthné is a retired Professor at the Faculty of Economics Institute of World and Regional Economics at the University of Miskolc. She graduated as a chemist and as an environmental engineer. She received her doctorate (Dr. univ.) with the dissertation "Enrichment of carbonate manganese ores with sulphating and reducing roasting" in 1986 at the University of Attila József in Szeged. She wrote her C.Sc. (PhD) dissertation about "Some questions about foundation of food industrial environmental management" and she has been a candidate (PhD) of economic science at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) in 1995. She made the habilitation process in 2008.
From 1989 she taught food technology and environmental economics more than 10 years at Faculty College of Food Industry in Szeged and from 2001 she worked at University of Miskolc, she had been professor since 2010. Her main research fields are environmental economics, assessment of sustainable performance, life cycle assessment and future studies. She is a Founding Member and now the legal representative as president of the LCA Center Association. She has membership in different scientific and professional organisations. She has more than 230 scientific publications and 100 independent citations.

Dr Károly Jármai is a Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics at the University of Miskolc, where he graduated as a mechanical engineer (1978) and received his doctorate (1979). He teaches design of steel structures, welded structures, composite structures and optimization in Hungarian and in the English language. His research interests include structural optimization, mathematical programming techniques, and expert systems. He wrote his CSc. (PhD) dissertation at the Hungarian Academy of Science in 1988, became a European Engineer (Eur. Ing. FEANI, Paris) in 1990, and got his habilitation at Miskolc in 1995. Having successfully defended his doctor of technical science thesis (DSc.) in 1995. He subsequently received awards from the Engineering for Peace Foundation in 1997 and a scholarship as Széchenyi Professor between 1997–2000. He is the co-author of 4 books in English, 3 books in Hungarian and has published over 593 professional papers, lecture notes, chapters and conference papers. He has about 857 independent citations. He is a Founding Member of International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO), a Hungarian delegate, Vice Chairman of commission XV, and a Subcommission Chairman XV-F of International Institute of Welding (IIW). He has held several leading positions in GTE (Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers) and has been the President of this society at the University of Miskolc between 1991-2009. He was a Visiting Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden in 1991, Visiting Professor at Osaka University in 1996–1997, at the National University of Singapore in 1998 and at the University of Pretoria several times between 2000–2005. He was the Vice Rector of the university between 2013–2017 at the field of strategy and research. He is a member of the editorial board of several national and international journals. He has organized several international conferences; which Proceedings have been published by well-known publishers.

Dr Katalin Voith is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Miskolc. She graduated in 1990 as a Metallurgical Engineer and received her PhD in 1993. She succeeded a postgraduate 2-year program of Human Management in 2017.
In 1996 she worked for the American Association of Cereal Chemists in Belgium. She organized workshops and commercial exhibits in Europe. From 2000 she worked as a founding member of FALEX Tribology NV. Beside the administrative management of the company, being involved in international projects and the test works of the laboratory, she also prepared the newsletters, the company website and brochures and organized workshops and open-door-days.
In 2010 she worked as a Senior Associate for Local Economic Development for the city of Miskolc. The job involved managing prospective investments in the region, mostly in English.
Since March 2011 she has been working at the University of Miskolc. Her major task is to organize, develop and manage the foreign MSc and PhD study programs. She is a Senior Research Fellow from 2018. Her further tasks are to increase the international visibility of the faculty through organizing international conferences and finding possible partners for European research projects.