Lucian Tarnu's research while affiliated with Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and other places

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According to statistics, road transportation is the most dangerous means of transportation and also the costliest in terms of human lives and material damage. The increase of road safety is a priority goal of the European Commission and an area of high interest for Romania, which is unfortunately placed very high in the hierarchy of countries with...
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The realizing and improvement of road infrastructure, of modern road networks provides normal, safe and pleasant road traffic conditions and also help prevent road accidents. The road network, with its constructive characteristics, has to offer optimal conditions for the movement of vehicles, pedestrians and other categories of participants in the...
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The study and analysis of the phenomenon of road accidents, that generates risks for the life, physical or psychic integrity and health of humans, but also for material goods, cannot be considered complete without analyzing its dynamics over time and its potential evolution. In this regard, the current paper aims to analyze the general and specific...
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Starting from a new study on carbon monoxide and noise pollution levels in an important crossroads area of the city of Sibiu, Romania, the current paper uses the data to compare with data obtained during past studies carried out on the same area, allowing an assessment of the evolution of the two pollution indicators over time. The recent study, ca...
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Fatal car accidents are a major issue of concern for both the police, the local and regional administrations and all those involved in providing road safety. The current paper presents an analysis of the number of fatal car accidents on Romanian roads, in the context of the Road Safety Programme of the European Commission, emphasising the efforts b...
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Castability is, along with biocompatibility, one of the most important characteristics of metallic materials used for dental prosthetic applications. In addition, the characteristics and performance of the employed casting machine are also decisive for the end result of the casting, especially when dealing with titanium or a titanium alloy. Startin...
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While cars and road traffic are an essential component of modern human society, the accidents that may occur in traffic are one of the largest sources of deaths and injuries. A first important step towards reducing these road accidents is the identification of their main causes. In the the current paper, the authors analyse the main causes of road...

Citations

... Sibiu County was selected for the study of the volume and dynamics of road crashes for the period between 2010 and 2018 (Târnu & Deac, 2019). Authors concluded that the main triggering factor of car crashes is human behaviour. ...
... As is true of all road structures, there are the danger of falling accidents due to aging [2]. Traffic infrastructure has been changing to prevent accidents [3]. Road manager do not want to place heavy electrical equipment overhead for driver's safety reasons. ...
... However, the transition to electric cars is not sufficient in terms of reducing GHG emissions without proper investments into green energy sources [97]. Improvement of the road network and safety is another key societal issue to be addressed in the following years [98] to reduce car accidents in Romania [99]. ...