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Characterizing Efficiency on Infinite-dimensional Commodity Spaces with Ordering Cones Having Possibly Empty Interior
Some production models in finance require infinite-dimensional commodity spaces, where efficiency is defined in terms of an ordering cone having possibly empty interior. Since weak efficiency is more tractable than ...
Measuring the efficiency of outsourcing: An illustrative case study from the aerospace industry
Outsourcing is related to the action which an organization deals with its suppliers through a kind of business contract where a specific activity or service has been hired to be made. The outsourcing of some activities has ...
Loss of effectiveness of protective clothing after its use in pesticide sprays and its multiple washes
(Taylor & Francis Inc, 2017-01-01)
Protective clothing is used as a barrier against pesticides when working with agricultural sprays. The aim of this study was to evaluate the pesticide penetration, retention, and repellence of the material and seams of a ...
Straightforward systematic approach for fuel efficiency and emissions assessment in automotive systems
At this time, each major automotive market bares its own standards and test procedures to regulate the vehicle green house gases emissions and, thus, fuel consumption. Hence, much are the ways to evaluate the overall ...
Modeling of hydraulic and energy efficiency indicators for water supply systems
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-08-01)
The present work approaches the necessity of the hydraulic and energetic efficiency indicator development for the management and decision making of water supply systems (WSSs) that can enable the comparison between the ...
Development of an absolute method for efficiency calibration of a coaxial HPGe detector for large volume sources
In this work an absolute method for the determination of the full energy peak efficiency of a gamma spectroscopy system for voluminous sources is presented. The method was tested for a high-resolution coaxial HPGe detector ...