Advances in Materials

Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Fabrication and Properties of a Hybrid Biocompatible Nanofiber Mesh Constituted of Polycaprolactone and Self-Assembly Peptide

    Yang Yang, Bingyin Shuai

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Dec. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 27, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Conventional therapeutic methods for organ and tissue deficiencies include surgical reconstruction, organ transplantation, medical devices treatment, synthetic prosthesis and so on, of which the application is limited when donors exhibit a low availability and impaired organs and tissues cannot well perform their functions. Tissue Engineering (TE) ... Show More
  • Prediction of Thermal Comfort from Operating Temperature and the Predicted Mean Vote / Predicted Percentage Dissatisfied (PMV/PPD) Indices in a Nubian Vault

    Karim Toussakoe, Emmanuel Ouedraogo, Bouto Kossi Imbga, Gilbert Nana, Abdoulaye Compaore, Florent Pelega Kieno, Sie Kam

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: Feb. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2023
    Published: Mar. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: The building and construction sector has a significant impact on the environment due to its high consumption of energy resources and increasing levels of emissions, and pollution. According to the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), the energy used by buildings and construction accounts for more than a third of the final energy c... Show More