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  • McKay, Ian Salmon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    A rechargeable thermal battery based on advanced zeolite or metal-organic framework water adsorbents promises extremely high capacity for both cooling (>800 kJ/L) and heating (>1150 kJ/L) applications. In the thermal ...
  • Mekler, Jeffrey S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Crowdsourcing creative work - the process of outsourcing a creative task to a large online community or crowd - has grown in popularity over the last decade and is now considered a serious design strategy. However, there ...
  • Willemann, Simmy Dhawan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This work analyzes the market characteristics of future oil tanker operations with a particular emphasis on those aspects which will have a potential impact on the design of future vessels. The market analysis model used ...
  • Kaplunovich, Petr A. (Petr Alexandrovich) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Multiple element outages (N - k contingencies) have caused some of the most massive blackouts and disturbances in the power grid. Such outages affect millions of people and cost the world economy billions of dollars annually. ...
  • Gandhi, Amit A. (Amit Arun) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Solar lighting technologies have reached a point where they are affordable in many developing countries. While many of these products have had a positive impact on communities, the market also has poorly designed and ...
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