IRASE offers a comprehensive range of articles on all aspects of engineering and applied sciences. It provides an international and interdisciplinary platform for the exchange of ideas between engineers, researchers and scholars within the academy and industry. It covers a wide range of application areas including architecture, building services and energetics, civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechatronics, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, material sciences, applied informatics and management sciences. The aim of the Journal is to provide a location for reporting original research results having international focus with multidisciplinary content. The published papers will provide solely new basic information for designers, scholars and developers working in the mentioned fields. The papers will reflect the broad categories of interest in: optimisation, simulation, modelling, control techniques, monitoring, and development of new analysis methods, equipment and system conceptions.