M. U. Farooq

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—In this paper we present a systematic review of various home energy management (HEM) schemes. Employment of home energy management programs will make the electricity consumption smarter and more efficient. Advantages of HEM include, increased savings for consumers as well as utilities, reduced peak to average ratio (PAR) and peak demand. Where there are(More)
—This paper presents an overview of home appliances scheduling techniques to implement demand side management in smart grid. Increasing demand of consumers have affected the power system badly as power generation system faces a number of challenges both in quality and quantity. Economical generation and efficient consumption can solve this problem in future(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this work is to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites and bacteria among the food handlers. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred food-handlers were subjected to a cross-sectional study working in the kitchen of a tertiary care hospital, i.e., Alnoor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia from February 2 to 27, 2009. The(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies have suggested that knowledge, attitudes and determinants concerning organ donation are influenced by many factors including gender, educational level, occupation, sociodemographic status, income level, culture and religion. OBJECTIVE To highlight the awareness of cardiopulmonary and brain death (CD and BD) among the physicians(More)
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