Research & Development

Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020

  • Functional Equivalence: A Case Study in the Translation Process of Enhancements

    Sanggam Siahaan, Mungkap Mangapul Siahaan, Basar Lolo Siahaan

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020
    Pages: 1-18
    Received: Aug. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 25, 2020
    Published: Sep. 10, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20200101.11
    Abstract: This article explores the translation process of the enhancements excerpted from the recorded authentic traditional cultural ceremony wedding speeches in Batak Toba language translated into English. The framework containing tactic, logical-semantic relation, transitivity, mood, and thematic structure is applied to reconstruct and transfer the enhan... Show More
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory Combined with Subjective Well-being to Explore the Influencing Factors and Promotion Strategies

    Song Peng

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: Oct. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 21, 2020
    Published: Oct. 26, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20200101.12
    Abstract: This paper summarizes the importance of the support theory "need" of subjective well-being, and introduces Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory related achievements, peak experience theory and plateau experience theory, Maslow's Two Experiential Theories and Subjective Well Being, and Needs and Subjective Well Being and obtains various properties tha... Show More
  • Sally, a Robot for Measuring Piezoelectric Joint Sensor Characteristics

    Nobuhiro Shimoi, Kazuhisa Nakasho

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020
    Pages: 25-30
    Received: Dec. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Dec. 25, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20200101.13
    Abstract: Japan's social capital was accumulated and concentrated during the period of rapid economic growth. However, there are concerns about future deterioration, and it is expected that the number of facilities that are more than 50 years old will increase over the next 20 years. Therefore, there is an urgent need to maintain and update such aging infras... Show More