AFRA R&D Research Network – Research Papers

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Technologies and practical experiences on AC end of life operations from a dismantler’s point of view” – Sebastian Jeanvré (Keske Entsorgung GmbH, Braunschweig), Christian Duwe (IFAD, TU Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld)

Modeling Sustainable Product Lifecycle Decision Support Systems” – Guiping Hu, Bopaya Bidanda

Carbon Nanofiber Polymer Composites Evaluation of Life Cycle Energy Use” – Vikas Khanna and Bhavik R. Bakshi

Plant Requirements for Large-Scale Chemical Recycling of Composite Materials” – Ronald E. Allred and Jan M. Gosau

Recycling of Composite Materials” – Yang et al

Degradation Behavior of Epoxy Resins in Fibre Metal Laminates Under Thermal Conditions” – Zhu et al

Recycling of Aluminum from Fibre Metal Laminates” – Zhu et al

Thermal Degradation Behaviour of Resins in Aluminum Composite under Isothermal Condition” – Zhu Guoliang et al

Air transport and sustainability” Lessons from Amazonas” – Claudio A. Fenley, Waltair V. Machado, Elton Fernandes

Airport airside safety index” – Ricardo Rodrigues Pacheco, Elton Fernandes, Eduardo Marques Domingos

Capital structure in the world airline industry” – Heloisa Marcia Pires Capobianco, Elton Fernandes

Malmquist financial efficiency analysis for airlines” – Heloisa Márcia Pires , Elton Fernandes

Identification and Assessment of the Economic Outcomes of Commercial Aircraft Decommissioning: A Theoretical and Mathematical Approach to Support Decision-Making Regarding End-of-Life Aircraft Treatment Issues” – Flavio Soares de Oliveira Junior

Conceptualizing the circular economy: An analysis of 114 definitions” – Julian Kirchherr, Denise Reike, Marko Hekkert

Exploring Controversies in the Conceptualization of the Circular Economy through a Focus on History and Resource Value Retention Options” – Denise Reike, Walter J.V. Vermeulen, Sjors Witjes

Substantiating the rough consensus on concept of sustainable development as point of departure for indicator development” – Walter J.V. Vermeulen


Re-defining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution. Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy.” – Nabil Nasr, Jennifer Russell, Stefan Bringezu, Stefanie Hellweg, Brian Hilton, Cory Kreiss, and Nadia von Gries.