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Product Mix Changes and Performance in Chilean Plants
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012)
A recent theoretical literature has given relevance to the study of the relationship between product mix changes and firm productivity. In this paper, taking advantage of a rich dataset for manufacturing plants in Chile ...
Glycerol as a by-product of biodiesel production in Brazil: Alternatives for the use of unrefined glycerol
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDOXFORD, 2012)
On January 1 2008, Brazil included yet another element into its energy matrix: biodiesel. The predominant biodiesel production process involves a phase of transesterification that yields glycerol as a by-product. The use ...
A Study on Alternative Approaches to Instill Environmental Concerns in the Domain of Production Management of Industrial Firms
(Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2014)
Towards an Ontology for Product Version Management
(Inderscience publishers, 2015-03)
During its lifecycle, products are affected by market, technology, and user requirements. Without a process for efficiently handling product changes, product data, which is spread in different areas and systems, might ...
PRONTO: An ontology for comprehensive and consistent representation of product information
Nowadays, it is quite common for collaborating organizations (or even different areas within a company) to develop and maintain their own product model. This situation leads to information duplication and its associated ...
Impact of combining acerola by-product with a probiotic strain on a gut microbiome model
In this study, we first investigated the survival of three probiotic strains, individually and combined with acerola by-product during simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Next, we investigated the effects of acerola ...
Product distribution from solar pyrolysis of agricultural and forestry biomass residues
(Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2016-04)
Solar pyrolysis of pine sawdust, peach pit, grape stalk and grape marc was conducted in a lab-scale solar reactor for producing fuel gas from these agricultural and forestry by-products. For each type of biomass, whose ...
Functional properties of coffee and coffee by-products
Coffee, one of the most popular beverages, is consumed by millions of people every day. Traditionally, coffee beneficial effects have been attributed solely to its most intriguing and investigated ingredient, caffeine, but ...
The Kronecker product and some of its physical applications
(IOP Publishing, 2016-09)
In a typical introductory course on quantum mechanics the student has to face two quite different operator products. One of them leads to, for example, commutators and the uncertainty principle, and the other appears when ...
Microencapsulation of an anthocyanin-rich blackberry (Rubus spp.) by-product extract by freeze-drying
One approach to improving sustainable food production is to add value to fruit by-products, which are currently used as animal feed or discarded, yet may be useful sources of natural antioxidants due to their phenolic ...