Journal of
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics

ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)

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William Lesso

Nagib C. Callaos

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A Proposal for Stress Management Using Serious Games Associated to Virtual and Augmented Reality
Renato de Aquino Lopes, Alexandre Cardoso, Edgard A. Lamounier Júnior, Ederaldo José Lopes
(pages: 1-7)

Comparative Student Success Analysis of Distance Education and Traditional Education in Associate Degree Programs
Gizem Ilyas, Sinan Ilyas, Hayrettin Evirgen
(pages: 8-12)

Proposal for a Similar Question Search System on a Q&A Site
Katsutoshi Kanamori, Akinori Kanda, Hayato Ohwada
(pages: 13-16)

Discovering Interdisciplinary Uses of Online Technologies in Higher Education
Mary Caton-Rosser, Barbara Looney, Kaitlin Schneider
(pages: 17-21)

Recognizing the Need for Rich Contextualization in the Classroom and Applying it with Modified Bloom's Cognitive Domain Taxonomy for Successful Teaching of Physics 106 (Physics II – Electricity, Magnetism and Light)
Matthew E. Edwards
(pages: 22-28)

Democracy, Political Perceptions, and New Media
Houman Sadri, Madelyn Flammia
(pages: 29-33)

Empirical Studies of Agile Software Development to Learn Programming Skills
Yasuyo Kofune, Takahiro Koita
(pages: 34-37)

Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) to Education
Joseph M. Woodside, Shahram Amiri
(pages: 38-40)

Detect of Sublethal Damage with Cyclic Deformation of Erythrocyte in Shear Flow
Hashimoto Shigehiro
(pages: 41-46)

Effect of Micro Ridges on Orientation of Cultured Cell
Hino Haruka, Hashimoto Shigehiro, Sato Fumihiko
(pages: 47-53)

Improvement of the Response Time in an Open Source Audioconference Architecture Based on SIP Multicast Implemented with JainSIP, JainSDP and JGAP Libraries
Moreno Carlos M., Álvarez Maribel
(pages: 54-59)

Online Teaching and Learning at the Graduate School Level: Student Perceptions on Discussion Boards v. Synchronous Communication
Amos Sr. Christopher N.
(pages: 60-65)

New CA Based Image Encryption-Scaling Scheme Using Wavelet Transform
Jeyaram Bala Suyambu, Raghavan Rama
(pages: 66-71)

New Optoelectronic Technology Simplified for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)
Guedes Andre F. S., Guedes Vilmar P., Tartari Simone, Souza Mônica L., Cunha Idaulo J.
(pages: 72-74)

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice to Improve Patient Outcomes: A Pilot Study
Styron Jennifer, Dearman Catherine, Whitworth Sheila, Brown Henrietta
(pages: 75-81)

Corporate Governance as a Crucial Factor in Achieving Sustainable Corporate Performance
Bistrova Julija, Lace Natalja, Tvaronaviciene Manuela
(pages: 82-88)





Design and Implement a System of Wastewater Treatment Based on Wetlands

Martha L. Dominínguez-Patiño, Antonio Rodríguez-Martínez, Luis A. Jasso-Castillo

The wetlands are considered as a natural passive cleaning of waste water. Is a process characterizes by its simplicity of operation, low or zero-energy consumption and low waste production. These consist of shallow ponds planted with plants. The processes of decontamination are performed simultaneously by its physical, chemical and biological properties. The objectives of this work are design and implement a system of artificial wetlands as an alternative method for treating waste water produced from the Faculty of Chemistry Science and Engineering that allow to reduce the costs of operation, knowing the degree of water pollution to determine how efficient the wetland and, finally improve the health and environmental conditions of the irrigation water. So the first step was to know the degree of water pollution and quantity to determine the wetland process variables. The second step was to determine the kind of plants that allow reducing the water contaminants. The Manning formula was applied to evaluate the free flow and Darcy’s equation for the surface flow by wetlands. A micro-scale prototype was design and built based on buckets. The absorption capacity of several plants (Bacopa monnieri, Nephrolepis exaltata,Tradescantia zebrine) was determined. Also we use a natural filter consisting of Tezontle (first layer), sand (second layer), gravel (third layer), sand (fourth layer), Tezontle (fifth layer), gravel (sixth layer), sand (seventh layer) and, organic substrate (eighth layer). A wetland decreases more than 60% the cost compared to a water purification plant as everything is based biodegradable materials and not using any energy or sophisticated equipment to water filtration. Wetlands not only help to purify the water, but also help the conservation of flora and fauna that is dependent on wet conditions, as only biodegradable materials are used there is no pollution to the ground, helping the conservation of the environment. Today we are evaluating the wastewater flow because the prototype only allows treating from 0-1 L/min.

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