ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
1. A Study on removal of chromium from tannery effluent treatment of chrome tanning waste water using tannery solid waste

A. Rahaman; Md. R. Hosen; M. A. Hena; U. H. B. Naher; M. Moniruzzaman

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 237-242

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.001

Abstract
  This study illustrates the process of removal of chromium from chrome tanning waste-water by fly ash which was drive from chrome shaving dust. This experiment was carried out in a batch process with laboratory prepared adsorbent samples and chrome tanning water collected from local tanneries. The influence ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
2. Effects of long-term municipal waste compost application on the concentrations of macro elements and yield of rice

M. Ranjbar; Gh. Sadeghnejadtalouki; M. Ghajar Sepanlou; F. Sadegh Zadeh; M.A. Bahmanyar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 243-252

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.002

Abstract
  An experiment was conducted as randomized complete block design with three replications and 14 fertilizer treatments in year 2014. The treatments were including the control, application of chemical fertilizers according the soil analysis, application of 15, 30 and 45 tons of municipal  waste compost ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human Capital in Urban Management
3. Investigating the relationship between information justice and social capital

A. R. Dabir; M. Azarpira

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 253-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.003

Abstract
  : Social capital represents the set of interpersonal relationships which provide resources that create value for individuals in organizations. The present paper aims at investigating the relationship between Information Justice and social capital in Islamic Azad University South Tehran Branch. The method ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban architecture, design, development and planning
4. Ecosystem Biomimicry: A way to achieve thermal comfort in architecture

H. Abaeian; R. Madani; A. Bahramian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 267-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.004

Abstract
  The strategies to reduce the consumption of non-renewable energies in buildings are becoming increasingly important. In the meantime, nature-inspired approaches have emerged as a new strategy to achieve thermal comfort in the interiors. However, the use of these approaches in architecture and buildings ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human Capital in Urban Management
5. The Determination of Current Challenges and Potentials in Each of the Main Elements of Social Harms in Tehran

H. A. Gafari; A.R. Karbassi; A. A. Rajabi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 279-288

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.005

Abstract
  This study is an attempt to monitor and investigate the main elements of social harms from political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal perspectives in accordance with the factors of PESTEL. One of the findings of the present study indicates that Iran has taken several measures ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Information and communications technology in Urban Management
6. Feasibility of E-learning management system for the staff of Tehran Municipality

M. Talebzadeh Nobarian; F. Nasiri; B. Mirafshar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 289-294

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.006

Abstract
  Empowering employees in specialized and general qualifications fields is required for urban management organization (Tehran Municipality). Planning and establishment of comprehensive system of electronic learning is considered the main goal of human resource and educational managers. . This study tried ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
7. Estimation of exposure to fine particulate air pollution using GIS-based modeling approach in an urban area in Tehran

M. Memarianfard; A. Mostafa Hatami; M. Memarianfard; M. Ajam

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 295-300

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.007

Abstract
  In many industrialized areas, the highest concentration of particulate matter, as a major concern on public health, is being felt worldwide problem. Since the air pollution assessment and its evaluation with considering spatial dispersion analysis because of various factors are complex, in this paper, ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
8. Evolutionary pattern, operation mechanism and policy orientation of low carbon economy development

X. Dou

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 301-314

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.008

Abstract
  The essence of low carbon economy development is a continuous evolution and innovation process of socio-economic system from traditional high carbon economy to new sustainable green low carbon economy to achieve a sustainable dynamic balance and benign interactive development of various elements between ...  Read More