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ICWMAM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Waste Minimization and Agricultural Mechanization

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICWMAM

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICWMAM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Waste Minimization and Agricultural Mechanization. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Multi-Criteria Selection and Improvement of Effective Design for Generating Power from Sea Waves
Khaled M. Khader, Mamdouh I. Elimy, Omayma A. Nada
2) Humans as Enrichment: Human-Animal Interactions and the Perceived Benefit to the Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), Human and Zoological Establishment
S. J. Higgs, E. Van Eck, K. Heynis, S. H. Broadberry
3) Choosing Local Organic Food: Consumer Motivations and Ethical Spaces
Artur Saraiva, Moritz von Schwedler, Emília Fernandes
4) Innovative Fabric Integrated Thermal Storage Systems and Applications
Ahmed Elsayed, Andrew Shea, Nicolas Kelly, John Allison
5) Batteryless DCM Boost Converter for Kinetic Energy Harvesting Applications
Andrés Gomez-Casseres, Rubén Contreras
6) Application of Metarhizium anisopliae against Meloidogyne javanica in Soil Amended with Oak Debris
Mohammad Abdollahi
7) Antimicrobial and Aroma Finishing of Organic Cotton Knits Using Vetiver Oil Microcapsules for Health Care Textiles
K. J. Sannapapamma, H. Malligawad Lokanath, Sakeena Naikwadi
8) Soil Moisture Control System: A Product Development Approach
Swapneel U. Naphade, Dushyant A. Patil, Satyabodh M. Kulkarni
9) Urban and Rural Children’s Knowledge on Biodiversity in Bizkaia: Tree Identification Skills and Animal and Plant Listing
Joserra Díez, Ainhoa Meñika, Iñaki Sanz-Azkue, Arritokieta Ortuzar
10) Critical Terrain Slope Calculation for Locating Small Hydropower Plants
C. Vrekos, C. Evagelides, N. Samarinas, G. Arampatzis
11) Comparative Study of Sub-Critical and Supercritical ORC Applications for Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery
Buket Boz, Alvaro Diez
12) Cascaded Transcritical/Supercritical CO2 Cycles and Organic Rankine Cycles to Recover Low-Temperature Waste Heat and LNG Cold Energy Simultaneously
Haoshui Yu, Donghoi Kim, Truls Gundersen
13) Emulation of a Wind Turbine Using Induction Motor Driven by Field Oriented Control
L. Benaaouinate, M. Khafallah, A. Martinez, A. Mesbahi, T. Bouragba
14) Projections of Climate Change in the Rain Regime of the Ibicui River Basin
Claudineia Brazil, Elison Eduardo Bierhals, Francisco Pereira, José Leandro Néris, Matheus Rippel, Luciane Salvi
15) Mapping of Solar Radiation Anomalies Based on Climate Change
Elison Eduardo Jardim Bierhals, Claudineia Brazil, Francisco Pereira, Elton Rossini

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