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See detailThe method of proper orthogonal decomposition for dynamical characterization and order reduction of mechanical systems: An overview
Kerschen, Gaëtan ULg; Golinval, Jean-Claude ULg; Vakakis, Alexander F. et al

in Nonlinear Dynamics (2005), 41(1-3), 147-169

Modal analysis is used extensively for understanding the dynamic behavior of structures. However, a major concern for structural dynamicists is that its validity is limited to linear structures. New ... [more ▼]

Modal analysis is used extensively for understanding the dynamic behavior of structures. However, a major concern for structural dynamicists is that its validity is limited to linear structures. New developments have been proposed in order to examine nonlinear systems, among which the theory based on nonlinear normal modes is indubitably the most appealing. In this paper, a different approach is adopted, and proper orthogonal decomposition is considered. The modes extracted from the decomposition may serve two purposes, namely order reduction by projecting high-dimensional data into a lower-dimensional space and feature extraction by revealing relevant but unexpected structure hidden in the data. The utility of the method for dynamic characterization and order reduction of linear and nonlinear mechanical systems is demonstrated in this study. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to assess global energy requirements of suburban areas at the neighbourhood scale
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Reiter, Sigrid ULg

in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in buildings (2010, August)

This article presents the method developed to assess existing suburban neighbourhoods in order to improve their energy efficiency. It combines the use of dynamic simulation tools to evaluate energy ... [more ▼]

This article presents the method developed to assess existing suburban neighbourhoods in order to improve their energy efficiency. It combines the use of dynamic simulation tools to evaluate energy requirements for heating and lighting residential buildings, a statistical approach to assess the transport system and a simplified calculation to take also into account public lighting. The method is completed by a life-cycle analysis of buildings. An application is presented concerning the comparison of three typical suburban structures in the Walloon region of Belgium. The influence of parameters which are often underestimated, like distribution of buildings or location, on the global energy performances of suburban fabrics is tested. The results of this exercise are presented and its limits are discussed. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to assess the lysosomal residence of proteins in cultured cells.
Gasingirwa, Christine; Thirion; Costa, Chrisostome ULg et al

in Analytical Biochemistry (2008), 374(2008), 3140

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See detailA method to assess transport consumptions in suburban areas
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Reiter, Sigrid ULg

Conference (2010, October 21)

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See detailA method to compare computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and multizonal dynamics simulations in buildings physics
Deltour, Jade; Van Moeseke, Geoffrey; Barbason, Mathieu ULg et al

in Proceedings of the International Conference CISBAT 2011 - Clean Tech for sustainable buildings - From Nano to Urban scale (2011, September 15)

This paper focuses on the development of a new evaluation method that combines data obtained by two different approaches: “multizonal dynamics” and “computational fluid dynamics (CFD)”. This research is a ... [more ▼]

This paper focuses on the development of a new evaluation method that combines data obtained by two different approaches: “multizonal dynamics” and “computational fluid dynamics (CFD)”. This research is a part of a project whose the main objective is to define guidelines for architects and buildings engineers. This guidelines aims at determining the adequate approach needed to evaluate the occupant thermal comfort and the building energy consumption for cooling and heating. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to compute reactive power margins with respect to voltage collapse
Van Cutsem, Thierry ULg

in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (1991), 6

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See detailA method to correct the shape of pressure waves obtained from pulmonary fluid-filled catheters
LAMBERMONT, Bernard ULg; GERARD, P; DETRY, Olivier ULg et al

in American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine (1997), 2

See detailA method to determine the thermal diffusivity of foods in a can.
Bera, François ULg

in Berichte der Bundesforschungsanstalt für Ernährung (1987, February)

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See detailA method to evaluate the adaptability of photovoltaic energy on urban facades
Esclapés Jover, F.J.; Ferreiro Prieto, I.; Piera Llodrá, J. et al

in Solar Energy (2014), 105

Solar simulation and evaluation tools are essential for the design of novel energy and environmental strategies. To date, a number published studies in this area focused on the analysis of flat roofs and ... [more ▼]

Solar simulation and evaluation tools are essential for the design of novel energy and environmental strategies. To date, a number published studies in this area focused on the analysis of flat roofs and small urban areas. This paper presents a method, based on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), for defining the potential of photovoltaic solar energy over urban faßcades. The method enables the generation of 3D solar maps from two standard data sources, namely cadastral cartography and data on solar irradiance registered by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET, for its initials in Spanish). A series of charts have been generated relating the urban and solar geometries as a result of the numerical model. The charts permit the study of the optimal parameters for the photovoltaic integration over faßcades. In addition, a study conducted over a representative urban area of Madrid is discussed as an example of the applicability of the discussed methodology. Finally, the adequacy of the Spanish Technical Edification Code (CTE, for its initials in Spanish), defining thresholds regarding the usability of photovoltaic energy, has been tested both theoretically and through the case study. Our study concludes that this regulation hinders the architectural integration of photovoltaic devices given the strict usability thresholds adopted. [less ▲]

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See detailA Method to Evaluate the Energy Consumption of Suburban Neighbourhoods
Marique, Anne-Françoise ULg; Reiter, Sigrid ULg

in HVAC&R Research (2012), 18(1-2), 88-99

Energy use in buildings, transportation systems and lighting networks represents a significant contribution to the overall energy consumption in urban and suburban areas. This paper presents a method to ... [more ▼]

Energy use in buildings, transportation systems and lighting networks represents a significant contribution to the overall energy consumption in urban and suburban areas. This paper presents a method to evaluate the energy consumption of suburban neighborhoods from these three points of view, aiming to highlight the most relevant variables linking urban form and neighborhoods energy consumptions. The method includes three parts: 1) a computational approach combining dynamic simulation tools and a database of building typologies to determine the energy consumed in heating; 2) an empirical approach to assess the energy consumed by transportation systems (four purposes of travel are taking into account: work, school, leisure and shopping); and 3) a simplified approach to calculate the energy consumed by public lighting. Results from the application of the method to three characteristic suburban neighborhoods in Belgium are presented along with a life cycle energy assessment of buildings. A sensitivity analysis was conducted to determine the effects of building and neighborhood characteristics and of building inhabitant behavior on calculated energy consumption. Results from the analysis show that building insulation, building distribution, heating system management and neighborhood location are critically important factors in the energy efficiency of suburban residential areas. [less ▲]

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See detailA method to optimize intermediate-passband photometric systems.
Royer, P.; Manfroid, Jean ULg

in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Supplement Series (1996), 119

A method is proposed to optimize the definition of existing photometric filters in order to minimize passband-matching problems. It is argued that the "improved" systems should generally yield better ... [more ▼]

A method is proposed to optimize the definition of existing photometric filters in order to minimize passband-matching problems. It is argued that the "improved" systems should generally yield better astrophysical parameters than the original ones. Although of a general scope, the method is checked on intermediate-passband filters of the Stroemgren system. [less ▲]

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See detailA Method to Reduce Cost of Mesh Deformation in Eulerian-Lagrangian Formulation
Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Proceedings of EUROMECH 233: "Modeling of Metal Forming Processes (1988)

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See detailMethod validation, comparison and transfer
Rudaz, Serge; Hubert, Philippe ULg

Book published by Elsevier (2009)

This special issue of Journal of Chromatography B is devoted to validation, comparison and transfer of analytical methods. All the papers, published following the regular procedure of peer-review, are ... [more ▼]

This special issue of Journal of Chromatography B is devoted to validation, comparison and transfer of analytical methods. All the papers, published following the regular procedure of peer-review, are representative of the importance gain by methodological issues in biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and others important fields of analytical life sciences. [less ▲]

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See detailMéthode actuelle de contrôle de la cochenille pulvinaire (Eupulvinaria hydrangeae Steinweden) en Belgique
Tondeur, R.; Verstraeten, Ch.; Schiffers, Bruno ULg

in Mémoires de la Société Royale d'Entomologie de Belgique (1992), 35

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See detailMéthode basée sur des cas et enseignement à distance visant le transfert des apprentissages : un exemple d'application
Leclercq, Dieudonné ULg; Georges, François ULg; Poumay, Marianne ULg

in Les méthodes actives dans l'enseignement supérieur. Regards pluriels et critiques sur les pratiques. (2002)

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See detailla méthode conductive selon Petho
Battisti, Oreste ULg

Learning material (2012)

introduction et illustration par un film de la méthode conductive selon Petho, avec le film "je veux le faire tout seul"

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See detailUne méthode d'analyse des caractéristiques de la saison des pluies en région sahélienne (exemples pris au Sénégal)
Erpicum, Michel ULg; Binard, Marc ULg; Peters, J.-P. et al

in Erpicum, Michel (Ed.) Actes des journées de climatologie (1987)

Starting from the daily data supplied by four stations Saint-Louis. Dakar, Tambacounda and Ziguinchor, a method of characterization of the rainy season in the Sahelian region is proposed. It is founded on ... [more ▼]

Starting from the daily data supplied by four stations Saint-Louis. Dakar, Tambacounda and Ziguinchor, a method of characterization of the rainy season in the Sahelian region is proposed. It is founded on: a) the computation of ten-day amounts of precipitation moving from day to day and being greater than 30 mm; b) the computation of percentages of rainy days and percentages of dry days included in dry spells of 1 to 3, 4 to 7. 8 to 14, 15 to 30 and more than 30 days duration. These percentages are computed for every five-days period (6 per month) of the part of the year during which it can rain. These percentages are computed from forty successive years (1939 - 1978). [less ▲]

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See detailMéthode d'analyse du mouvement de l'épaule par utilisation de nappes
Schwartz, Cédric ULg; Lempereur, Mathieu; Burdin, Valérie et al

Poster (2006)

Nous proposons une méthode permettant d’étudier le mouvement des structures osseuses du complexe de l'épaule (humérus, omoplate, clavicule). Cette méthode est basée sur le suivi de nappes de marqueurs ... [more ▼]

Nous proposons une méthode permettant d’étudier le mouvement des structures osseuses du complexe de l'épaule (humérus, omoplate, clavicule). Cette méthode est basée sur le suivi de nappes de marqueurs plutôt qu'un ensemble de marqueurs individuels à l'aide d'un système de caméras VICON. Le suivi du mouvement des nappes par un algorithme de recalage robuste doit permettre de s'affranchir du mouvement de la peau et avoir accès aux mouvements des structures osseuses sous-jacentes. Cette méthode est comparée à une méthode standard de la littérature. Les résultats montrent que le mouvement de l’omoplate est sous estimé ou sur estimé suivant les axes de rotation. [less ▲]

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