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relative humidity | OpenEI  

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relative humidity relative humidity Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Relative Humidity at 10 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (%)NASA Surface meteorology and Solar Energy (SSE) Release 6.0 Data Set (Nov 2007)22-year Monthly & Annual Average (July 1983 - June 2005)Parameter: Relative Humidity at 10 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (%)Internet: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/sse/Note 1: SSE Methodology & Accuracy sections onlineNote 2: Lat/Lon values indicate the lower left corner of a 1x1 degree region. Negative values are south and west; Source U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Surface meteorology and Solar Energy (SSE) Date Released March 31st, 2009 (5 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords climate GIS NASA relative humidity SWERA UNEP

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An Analytical Model for Tropical Relative Humidity  

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An analytical model is derived for tropical relative humidity using only the Clausius–Clapeyron relation, hydrostatic balance, and a bulk-plume water budget. This theory is constructed for radiative–convective equilibrium and compared against a ...

David M. Romps

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate: monthly and annual average relative humidity GIS data at  

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relative humidity GIS data at relative humidity GIS data at one-degree resolution of the World from NASA/SSE Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Relative Humidity at 10 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (%)NASA Surface meteorology and Solar Energy (SSE) Release 6.0 Data Set (Nov 2007)22-year Monthly & Annual Average (July 1983 - June 2005)Parameter: Relative Humidity at 10 m Above The Surface Of The Earth (%)Internet: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/sse/Note 1: SSE Methodology & Accuracy sections onlineNote 2: Lat/Lon values indicate the lower left corner of a 1x1 degree region. Negative values are south and west; positive values are north and east. Boundaries of the -90/-180 region are -90 to -89 (south) and -180 to -179 (west). The last region, 89/180, is bounded by 89 to 90 (north) and 179 to 180 (east). The mid-point of

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Posters A Comparison of Model-Simulated Relative Humidity with...  

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Posters A Comparison of Model-Simulated Relative Humidity with Satellite-Derived Cloudiness R. J. Alliss and S. Raman Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences North...

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The Temperature and Relative Humidity Control in Cushing Library  

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Cushing Library located on TAMU campus is a special building, which needs precise temperature and relative humidity control, because it stores a number of rare collections and memorial books. There are five air-handling units (AHUs) serving...

Liu, C.; Deng, S.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.; Bruner, H., Jr.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Sodium Chloride Particles, Ozone, UV, and Relative Humidity on Atmospheric Corrosion of Silver  

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Effects of Sodium Chloride Particles, Ozone, UV, and Relative Humidity on Atmospheric Corrosion The corrosion of Ag contaminated with NaCl particles in gaseous environments containing humidity and ozone analyzed using a coulometric reduction technique. The atmospheric corrosion of Ag was greatly accelerated

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Kinetics of size changes of individual Bacillus thuringiensis spores in response to changes in relative humidity  

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...changes in relative humidity 10.1073/pnas.232710999 Andrew J. Westphal P. Buford Price Terrance J. Leighton Katherine E. Wheeler * Space Sciences Laboratory and ‡ Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720; and...

Andrew J. Westphal; P. Buford Price; Terrance J. Leighton; Katherine E. Wheeler

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Related Links on New Orleans and Hot-Humid Climates | Department of Energy  

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New Orleans and Hot-Humid Climates New Orleans and Hot-Humid Climates Related Links on New Orleans and Hot-Humid Climates Below are related links to resources specifically for New Orleans, Louisiana, and other hot-humid climates on building with energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Learn more about deployment efforts in New Orleans. Building a Durable and Energy Efficient Home in Post-Katrina New Orleans This report from Building Science examines designing homes with key sustainability concepts, durability, and energy efficiency that can provide insurance to people in the event of a hurricane. Designing and Building Hurricane-Resistant Homes This article from the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings details a production builder's efforts to identify better wall systems to use in

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A theoretical model for adsorption capacities of charcoal beds: I, Relative humidity effects  

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Water vapor is the major interferent in the adsorption of other vapors from air when that air is passed through an activated charcoal bed. A limited amount of data (published and unpublished) is available on the magnitudes of capacity (or service life) reduction as a function of relative humidity (water vapor concentration) and preadsorbed water. A simple equilibrium model has been developed which quantitatively explains observed humidity effects and allows extrapolation of data to untested conditions. 9 refs., 4 figs., 2 tabs.

Wood, G.O.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relative Humidity in Limited Streamer Tubes for Stanford Linear Accelerator Center's BaBar Detector  

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The BABAR Detector at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center studies the decay of B mesons created in e{sup +}e{sup -} collisions. The outermost layer of the detector, used to detect muons and neutral hadrons created during this process, is being upgraded from Resistive Plate Chambers (RPCs) to Limited Streamer Tubes (LSTs). The standard-size LST tube consists of eight cells, where a silver-plated wire runs down the center of each. A large potential difference is placed between the wires and ground. Gas flows through a series of modules connected with tubing, typically four. LSTs must be carefully tested before installation, as it will be extremely difficult to repair any damage once installed in the detector. In the testing process, the count rate in most modules showed was stable and consistent with cosmic ray rate over an approximately 500 V operating range between 5400 to 5900 V. The count in some modules, however, was shown to unexpectedly spike near the operation point. In general, the modules through which the gas first flows did not show this problem, but those further along the gas chain were much more likely to do so. The suggestion was that this spike was due to higher humidity in the modules furthest from the fresh, dry inflowing gas, and that the water molecules in more humid modules were adversely affecting the modules' performance. This project studied the effect of humidity in the modules, using a small capacitive humidity sensor (Honeywell). The sensor provided a humidity-dependent output voltage, as well as a temperature measurement from a thermistor. A full-size hygrometer (Panametrics) was used for testing and calibrating the Honeywell sensors. First the relative humidity of the air was measured. For the full calibration, a special gas-mixing setup was used, where relative humidity of the LST gas mixture could be varied from almost dry to almost fully saturated. With the sensor calibrated, a set of sensors was used to measure humidity vs. time in the LSTs. The sensors were placed in two sets of LST modules, one gas line flowing through each set. These modules were tested for count rate v. voltage while simultaneously measuring relative humidity in each module. One set produced expected readings, while the other showed the spike in count rate. The relative humidity in the two sets of modules looked very similar, but it rose significantly for modules further along the gas chain.

Lang, M.I.; /MIT; Convery, M.; /SLAC; Menges, W.; /Queen Mary, U. of London

2005-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive GPC Structures for Temperature and Relative Humidity Control of a Nonlinear  

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12 Adaptive GPC Structures for Temperature and Relative Humidity Control of a Nonlinear Passive Air and quality when outside air conditions are not favourable. Climate control accuracy may help optimize of climate-controlled greenhouses and growth chambers makes it possible to maintain high crop productivity

Boyer, Edmond

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SPC Fire Weather Forecast Criteria Critical for temperature, wind, and relative humidity  

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the Energy Release Component (ERC) for fuel model G and 100 hr fuel moistures, which are available from: - Sustained winds 20 mph or greater (15 mph Florida) - Minimum relative humidity at or below regional thresholds (Fig. 1) - Temperatures above 50-60° F, depending on the season - Dry fuels (as defined below

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Influence of relative humidity and loading frequency on the PA6.6 thermomechanical cyclic behavior: Part II. Energy aspects  

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Abstract In this study, we investigated the influence of relative humidity (RH) and loading rate on the energy response of PA6.6 matrix specimens. The latter were subjected to oligocyclic tensile-tensile tests at 3 different RH and 2 loading rates. Infrared thermography was used to obtain a direct estimate of heat sources using the heat diffusion equation. Using the mechanical and thermal responses discussed in the first part of this work, complete energy rate balances were drawn up. In particular, the time courses of deformation, and dissipated and stored energy rates are discussed. The strong influence of the loading frequency and RH on the energy storage mechanisms is also highlighted.

Adil Benaarbia; André Chrysochoos; Gilles Robert

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead Research and Development Activity for DOE's High Temperature, Low Relative Humidity Membrane Program (Topic 2)  

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The Department of Energy’s High Temperature, Low Relative Humidity Membrane Program was begun in 2006 with the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) as the lead organization. During the first three years of the program, FSEC was tasked with developing non-Nafion® proton exchange membranes with improved conductivity for fuel cells. Additionally, FSEC was responsible for developing protocols for the measurement of in-plane conductivity, providing conductivity measurements for the other funded teams, developing a method for through-plane conductivity and organizing and holding semiannual meetings of the High Temperature Membrane Working Group (HTMWG). The FSEC membrane research focused on the development of supported poly[perfluorosulfonic acid] (PFSA) – Teflon membranes and a hydrocarbon membrane, sulfonated poly(ether ether ketone). The fourth generation of the PFSA membrane (designated FSEC-4) came close to, but did not meet, the Go/No-Go milestone of 0.1 S/cm at 50% relative humidity at 120 °C. In-plane conductivity of membranes provided by the funded teams was measured and reported to the teams and DOE. Late in the third year of the program, DOE used this data and other factors to decide upon the teams to continue in the program. The teams that continued provided promising membranes to FSEC for development of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) that could be tested in an operating fuel cell. FSEC worked closely with each team to provide customized support. A logic flow chart was developed and discussed before MEA fabrication or any testing began. Of the five teams supported, by the end of the project, membranes from two of the teams were easily manufactured into MEAs and successfully characterized for performance. One of these teams exceeded performance targets, while the other requires further optimization. An additional team developed a membrane that shows great promise for significantly reducing membrane costs and increasing membrane lifetime.

James Fenton, PhD; Darlene Slattery, PhD; Nahid Mohajeri, PhD

2012-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Variable temperature, relative humidity ,,0%100%..., and liquid neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for polymeric and biomimetic materials  

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Variable temperature, relative humidity ,,0%­100%..., and liquid neutron reflectometry sample cell , and bulk liquid neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for the study of polymeric and biomimetic. This permits the study, by neutron reflectometry, of samples that are intrinsically unstable in bulk water

Barrett, Christopher

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Diagnosis of Zonal Mean Relative Humidity Changes in a Warmer Climate JONATHON S. WRIGHT* AND ADAM SOBEL  

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gases and one with doubled CO2. A set of last saturation tracers is applied within the tracer transport relative humidity response to a doubling of CO2 in a climate model is examined using a global climate model JOSEPH GALEWSKY Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New

Sobel, Adam

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Evaporative Concentration of 100x J13 Ground Water at 60% Relative Humidity and 90C  

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In these experiments we studied the behavior of a synthetic concentrated J13 solution as it comes in contact with a Ni-Cr-Mo-alloy selected for waste canisters in the designated high-level nuclear-waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Concentrated synthetic J13 solution was allowed to drip slowly onto heated test specimens (90 C, 60% relative humidity) where the water moved down the surface of the specimens, evaporated and minerals precipitated. Mineral separation or zoning along the evaporation path was not observed. We infer from solid analyses and geochemical modeling, that the most corrosive components (Ca, Mg, and F) are limited by mineral precipitation. Minerals identified by x-ray diffraction include thermonatrite, natrite, and trona, all sodium carbonate minerals, as well as kogarkoite (Na{sub 3}SO{sub 4}F), halite (NaCl), and niter (KNO{sub 3}). Calcite and a magnesium silicate precipitation are based on chemical analyses of the solids and geochemical modeling. The most significant finding of this study is that sulfate and fluoride concentrations are controlled by the solubility of kogarkoite. Kogarkoite thermodynamic data are needed in the Yucca Mountain Project database to predict the corrosiveness of carbonate brines and to establish the extent to which fluoride is removed from the brines as a solid.

Staggs, K; Maureen Alai,; Hailey, P; Carroll, S A; Sutton, M; Nguyen, Q A

2003-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of air humidity and lighting period on growth, vase life and water relations of 14 rose cultivars  

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The influence of three relative air humidities (RH) (75, 83 and 91% RH corresponding to vapour pressure deficits of 550, 390 and 200 Pa, respectively) and two lighting periods (18 and 24 h day?1) on growth, vase life and leaf–water relations was studied in 14 rose cultivars. Air humidity had no effect on the number of flowering shoots while shoot fresh weight decreased by 11% as a mean of all cultivars when RH was raised from 83 to 91%. An increase in the lighting period (LP) enhanced the number of flowering shoots by 12% and fresh weight per shoot by 5%. A rise in air humidity from 75 to 91% RH reduced the vase life by 30% (varying from 12 to 75% in the different cultivars) at 18 h LP and by 44% (varying from 31 to 78% in the different cultivars) at 24 h LP, while an increase in LP reduced vase life by 23 and 38% at 75 and 91% RH, respectively. The magnitude of the responses differed significantly among cultivars. Generally, a close relationship was found between reduction in vase life and rate of water loss of detached leaves from all cultivars. It is concluded that high air humidity and continuous lighting in general should be avoided in the production of greenhouse roses.

Leiv M Mortensen; Hans R Gislerød

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demo Abstract: MARVEL: Multiple Antenna based Relative Vehicle Localizer  

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to install especially on existing vehicles and exhibit a tradeoff between accuracy and cost. Similarly, usingDemo Abstract: MARVEL: Multiple Antenna based Relative Vehicle Localizer Dong Li , Tarun Bansal , Zhixue Lu and Prasun Sinha Department of Computer Science and Engineering The Ohio State University

Sinha, Prasun

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Effects of light intensity and relative humidity on photosynthesis, growth and graft-take of grafted cucumber seedlings during healing and acclimatization  

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Healing and acclimatization are key processes for the survival of grafted plants. This study evaluated the influence of light intensity (photosynthetic photon flux, PPF) and relative humidity during the healin...

Yoonah Jang; Eiji Goto; Yasuhiro Ishigami…

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The herbicidal effectiveness of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 2,3,6,-trichlorobenzoic acid on beans as influenced by relative humidity and droplet size  

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, the author, would like to acknowledge the suggestions of Mr. Wayne G. McCully and Dr. Robert A. Darrow which led to the origination of this study. The advise and help of Mr. McCully during the preparation and experimentation were invaluable... established that relative humidity influences plant growth (Nightingale and Mitchell, 1934) . Tomatoes grown at 35% relative humidity had less chlorophyll, thicker cell walls, higher total carbohydrates and a slower growth rate than plants grown at 95...

Morgan, Page Wesley

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstracts  

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The abstracts are presented in order of increasing accession number. This number appears as the last line of each entry.

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract  

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Reinforcement Project, DOEEIS - 0436 States Involved: Washington and Oregon Abstract: BPA is proposing to build a 500-kilovolt (kV) lattice-steel-tower transmission line that...

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Effects of larval nutrition, relative humidity, and temperature on survival, rate of development, and fecundity of the bollworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie  

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' bollworm eqqs incubatr d at con, tant tomporatures and xolafive humi- dit i oa Following th initial 0. 6 days at 80xF'. bsf'ore tho eggs wsro u. od in the test Ef'f'cct of' temper'! furs and relative humi- dity on ths hatchability oF f'ortilo boll- worm... of ballwarm eggs prior ta hatching, and temperature at relative. humidities af' 10, SO, g0 pec cent Page Effect af rr. "lative humidity on the percentage of' f er tile bal 1warrr eggs that, hatched at dif'f'erent. temporaturcs. . Percentage af' survival...

Fisher, Michael Kilpatrick

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract  

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Adaptation of the SGT6-6000G to a Dynamic Adaptation of the SGT6-6000G to a Dynamic Power Generation Market Ed Bancalari - Manager, SGT6-6000G Frame Pedy Chan - Project Engineer, SGT6-6000G Frame POWER-GEN International 2005 - Las Vegas, Nevada December 6-8th Abstract This paper describes the U.S. market conditions in which the SGT6-6000G was designed and its evolution to accommodate the current and future market requirements. The U.S. market drivers during the SGT6-6000G design were deregulation and replacing the old base load generation, such as old coal plants, with high efficiency/output power and low emissions combined cycle plants. The SGT6-6000G was originally designed primarily for base load operation, but also with sufficient cyclic life margin on its critical components to make it inherently suitable for

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Supplementary Figure 1| Neutron diffraction data at 86 % relative humidity. a) Schematic representation of neutron diffraction geometry for -2 scans. Diffraction data are obtained  

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distributions of lipid and protein under varying levels of hydration. Predicted neutron scattering profiles as number density profiles weighted by the neutron scattering lengths of individual atoms, then symmetrizedSupplementary Figure 1| Neutron diffraction data at 86 % relative humidity. a) Schematic

White, Stephen

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The Relative Humidity in an Isentropic Advection–Condensation Model: Limited Poleward Influence and Properties of Subtropical Minima  

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An idealized model of advection and condensation of water vapor is considered as a representation of processes influencing the humidity distribution along isentropic surfaces in the free troposphere. Results are presented ...

O'Gorman, Paul Ambrose

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A logical extension of the ASTM Standard E96 to determine the dependence of water vapor transmission on relative humidity  

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It is well known that the water vapor transmission properties of hygroscopic building materials depend on the local relative humidities(rh). Traditionally, the ASTM Standard E96 specifies only two conditions of rh. The dry cup method in the standard corresponds to a mean rh of 25% and the wet cup to 75%. This information is not enough to describe the behavior of the material through the entire range of rh. European Standards have already proposed an extension of the existing standard to address this issue. ASTM standard should follow this change. A logical extension of the E96 standard to include the effect of rh on water vapor transmission properties has been proposed and is being discussed by one of the C16 Committee Task Groups. This paper presents the application of the proposed extension to several common building materials. The details include the operating principles of a constant temperature-rh chamber and the effects on the test results, of the vapor resistance offered by still air inside the cup, the surface resistances and buoyancy. The experimental data were used to critically assess the above effects. The data as well as the analyses of the data are expected to provide guidance to refine the existing ASTM Standard.

Lackey, J.C.; Marchand, R.G.; Kumaran, M.K. [National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada). Inst. for Research in Construction

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light Absorption by Secondary Organic Aerosol from ?-Pinene: Effects of Oxidants, Seed Aerosol Acidity, and Relative Humidity  

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It is well known that light absorption from dust and black carbon aerosols has a warming effect on climate while light scattering from sulfate, nitrate, and sea salt aerosols has a cooling effect. However, there are large uncertainties associated with light absorption and scattering by different types of organic aerosols, especially in the near-UV and UV spectral regions. In this paper, we present the results from a systematic laboratory study focused on measuring light absorption by secondary organic aerosols (SOA) generated from ozonolysis or NO3 oxidation of ?-pinene in the presence of neutral and acidic sulfate seed aerosols. Light absorption was monitored using photoacoustic spectrometers at four different wavelengths: 355, 405, 532 and 870 nm. Light absorption at 355 and 405 nm was observed by SOA generated from oxidation of ?-pinene in the presence of acidic sulfate seed aerosols, under dry conditions. No absorption was observed when the relative humidity was elevated to greater than 27%, or in the presence of neutral sulfate seed aerosols. The light-absorbing compounds are speculated to be aldol condensation oligomers with organosulfate and organic nitrate groups. The results of this study also indicate that organic nitrates from ?-pinene SOA formed in the presence of neutral sulfate seed aerosols do not appear to absorb near-UV and UV radiation.

Song, Chen; Gyawali, Madhu S.; Zaveri, Rahul A.; Shilling, John E.; Arnott, W. Patrick

2013-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Humidity requirements in WSCF Laboratories  

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The purpose of this paper is to develop and document a position on Relative Humidity (RH) requirements in the WSCF Laboratories. A current survey of equipment vendors for Organic, Inorganic and Radiochemical laboratories indicate that 25% - 80% relative humidity may meet the environmental requirements for safe operation and protection of all the laboratory equipment.

Evans, R.A.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surface Temperature Humidity Reference System Handbook - November 2005  

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The Surface Temperature and Humidity Reference (SURTHREF) system is intended to provide accurate reference values of ambient temperature and relative humidity for comparison with radiosonde prelaunch values.

MT Ritsche

2005-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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hal-00136662,version1-14Mar2007 Relational Abstract Domains for the  

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generic. 2 Related Work Abstract Domains. A key component in Abstract-Interpretation-based anal- yseshal-00136662,version1-14Mar2007 Relational Abstract Domains for the Detection of Floating-Point Run-Time Errors Antoine Min´e DI-´Ecole Normale Sup´erieure de Paris, France, mine@di.ens.fr Abstract We present

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Residential Humidity Control Strategies  

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Residential Humidity Control Strategies Residential Humidity Control Strategies Armin Rudd Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting 2/29 - 3/2/2012 Austin, Texas 2 Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting 2/29 - 3/2/2012 Austin, Texas Humidity control goals  Comfort, and Indoor Air Quality  Control indoor humidity year-around, just like we do temperature  Durability and customer satisfaction  Reduce builder risk and warranty/service costs 2 3 Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting 2/29 - 3/2/2012 Austin, Texas Humidity control challenges 1. In humid cooling climates, there will always be times of the year when there is little sensible cooling load to create thermostat demand but humidity remains high * Cooling systems that modify fan speed and temperature set point based on humidity can help but are still limited

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Spaceborne profiling of atmospheric temperature and particle extinction with pure rotational Raman lidar and of relative humidity in combination with differential absorption lidar: performance simulations  

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The performance of a spaceborne temperature lidar based on the pure rotational Raman (RR) technique in the UV has been simulated. Results show that such a system deployed onboard a low-Earth-orbit satellite would provide global-scale clear-sky temperature measurements in the troposphere and lower stratosphere with precisions that satisfy World Meteorological Organization (WMO) threshold observational requirements for numerical weather prediction and climate research applications. Furthermore, nighttime temperature measurements would still be within the WMO threshold observational requirements in the presence of several cloud structures. The performance of aerosol extinction measurements from space, which can be carried out simultaneously with temperature measurements by RR lidar, is also assessed. Furthermore, we discuss simulations of relative humidity measurements from space obtained from RR temperature measurements and water-vapor data measured with the differential absorption lidar (DIAL) technique.

Di Girolamo, Paolo; Behrendt, Andreas; Wulfmeyer, Volker

2006-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of high voltage atmospheric cold plasma process parameters and role of relative humidity on inactivation of Bacillus atrophaeus spores inside a sealed package  

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SummaryBackground Non-thermal plasma has received much attention for elimination of microbial contamination from a range of surfaces. Aim This study aimed to determine the effect of a range of dielectric barrier discharge high voltage atmospheric cold plasma (HVACP) parameters for inactivation of Bacillus atrophaeus spores inside a sealed package. Methods A sterile polystyrene Petri dish containing B. atrophaeus spore strip (spore population 2.3 × 106/strip i.e. 6.36 log10/strip) was placed in a sealed polypropylene container and was subjected to HVACP treatment. The HVACP discharge was generated between two aluminium plate electrodes using a high voltage of 70 kVRMS. The effects of process parameters, including treatment time, mode of exposure (direct/indirect), and working gas types, were evaluated. The influence of relative humidity on HVACP inactivation efficacy was also assessed. The inactivation efficacy was evaluated using colony counts. Optical absorption spectroscopy (OAS) was used to assess gas composition following HVACP exposure. Findings A strong effect of process parameters on inactivation was observed. Direct plasma exposure for 60 s resulted in ?6 log10 cycle reduction of spores in all gas types tested. However, indirect exposure for 60 s resulted in either 2.1 or 6.3 log10 cycle reduction of spores depending on gas types used for HVACP generation. The relative humidity (RH) was a critical factor in bacterial spore inactivation by HVACP, where a major role of plasma-generated species other than ozone was noted. Direct and indirect HVACP exposure for 60 s at 70% RH recorded 6.3 and 5.7 log10 cycle reduction of spores, respectively. Conclusion In summary, a strong influence of process parameters on spore inactivation was noted. Rapid in-package HVACP inactivation of bacterial spores within 30–60 s demonstrates the promising potential application for reduction of spores on medical devices and heat-sensitive materials.

S. Patil; T. Moiseev; N.N. Misra; P.J. Cullen; J.P. Mosnier; K.M. Keener; P. Bourke

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, VOL. 23, NO. 3, MARCH 1997 157 On the Practical Need for Abstraction Relations  

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) and abstraction relation (right). 1.1 Prior Work on Abstraction Relations Previous work involving modular for Abstraction Relations to Verify Abstract Data Type Representations Murali Sitaraman, Member, IEEE Computer Society, Bruce W. Weide, Member, IEEE, and William F. Ogden, Member, IEEE Computer Society Abstract

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Problem 7-3: The air enters with a dry-bulb temperature of 50 o F and, at 50% relative humidity, with a wet-  

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of the power-plant Rankine cycle. The actual process evaporates enough water to increase the humidity ratio. We are now ready to proceed with a cycle calculation, similar to Problem 6-6 P T x h s w q eff · m

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Ventilation Requirements in Hot Humid Climates  

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the Building America program, LBNL has simulated the effects of mechanical ventilation systems that meet ASHRAE Standard 62.2 on ventilation, energy use and indoor humidity levels. In order to capture moisture related HVAC system operation..., LBNL has simulated the effects of mechanical ventilation systems that meet ASHRAE Standard 62.2 on ventilation, energy use and indoor humidity levels for houses that meet current (2005) International Energy Conservation Code requirements...

Walker, I. S.; Sherman, M. H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Humidity Profiling by Combining Passive and Active Remote...  

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resolution of atmospheric humidity profiles. We show preliminary results and discuss advantages and limitations related to this technique. Basic Principles The role of ground-based...

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Polyimide Capacitive Humidity Sensors  

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to actiMta a switch are still widely used in residential a~plications. These humidity aontrollers an reliable anl trrublefree, but onnot be ansidered precision cmtmls because of variatiom in materials anl in manufacturing tolera~e~. In a...

Lofgren, H.; Mills, F.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ultrafast Graphene Oxide Humidity Sensors  

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Ultrafast Graphene Oxide Humidity Sensors ... Graphene oxide can be exploited in humidity and temperature sensors with a number of convenient features such as flexibility, transparency and suitability for large-scale manufacturing. ... Here we show that the two-dimensional nature of graphene oxide and its superpermeability to water combine to enable humidity sensors with unprecedented response speed (?30 ms response and recovery times). ...

Stefano Borini; Richard White; Di Wei; Michael Astley; Samiul Haque; Elisabetta Spigone; Nadine Harris; Jani Kivioja; Tapani Ryhänen

2013-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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humidity | OpenEI  

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humidity humidity Dataset Summary Description This raw data reflects readings from instruments mounted on or near a 82 meter meteorological tower located at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), approximately 5 miles south of Boulder, CO (specifically: 39.9107 N, 105.2348 W, datum WGS84). The base elevation at the site is 1,855 meters AMSL. Source NREL Date Released Unknown Date Updated March 10th, 2011 (3 years ago) Keywords DOE humidity irrandiance NREL NWTC pressure temperature turbulence wind wind direction wind speed Data text/plain icon Raw data (8/24/2001 - 3/10/2011) (txt, 681 KiB) application/vnd.ms-excel icon Field IDs for above .txt file (xls, 69.6 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Scientists and Technicians are notified real-time via email of instruments outside the above min/max or delta comparisons (http://www.nrel.gov/midc/nwtc_m2/) Data have not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness; disclaimer available (http://www.nrel.gov/disclaimer.html).

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Evaluation of Humidity Control Options in Hot-Humid Climate Homes (Fact Sheet)  

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This technical highlight describes NREL research to analyze the indoor relative humidity in three home types in the hot-humid climate zone, and examine the impacts of various dehumidification equipment and controls. As the Building America program researches construction of homes that achieve greater source energy savings over typical mid-1990s construction, proper modeling of whole-house latent loads and operation of humidity control equipment has become a high priority. Long-term high relative humidity can cause health and durability problems in homes, particularly in a hot-humid climate. In this study, researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used the latest EnergyPlus tool equipped with the moisture capacitance model to analyze the indoor relative humidity in three home types: a Building America high-performance home; a mid-1990s reference home; and a 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)-compliant home in hot-humid climate zones. They examined the impacts of various dehumidification equipment and controls on the high-performance home where the dehumidification equipment energy use can become a much larger portion of whole-house energy consumption. The research included a number of simulated cases: thermostat reset, A/C with energy recovery ventilator, heat exchanger assisted A/C, A/C with condenser reheat, A/C with desiccant wheel dehumidifier, A/C with DX dehumidifier, A/C with energy recovery ventilator, and DX dehumidifier. Space relative humidity, thermal comfort, and whole-house source energy consumption were compared for indoor relative humidity set points of 50%, 55%, and 60%. The study revealed why similar trends of high humidity were observed in all three homes regardless of energy efficiency, and why humidity problems are not necessarily unique in the high-performance home. Thermal comfort analysis indicated that occupants are unlikely to notice indoor humidity problems. The study confirmed that supplemental dehumidification is needed to maintain space relative humidity (RH) below 60% in a hot-humid climate home. Researchers also concluded that while all the active dehumidification options included in the study successfully controlled space relative humidity excursions, the increase in whole-house energy consumption was much more sensitive to the humidity set point than the chosen technology option. In the high-performance home, supplemental dehumidification equipment results in a significant source energy consumption penalty at 50% RH set point (12.6%-22.4%) compared to the consumption at 60% RH set point (1.5%-2.7%). At 50% and 55% RH set points, A/C with desiccant wheel dehumidifier and A/C with ERV and high-efficiency DX dehumidifier stand out as the two cases resulting in the smallest increase of source energy consumption. At an RH set point of 60%, all explicit dehumidification technologies result in similar insignificant increases in source energy consumption and thus are equally competitive.

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Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements  

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residential ventilation standard, ASHRAE Standard 62.2. Because meeting this standard can significantly change, Kansas City, Seattle, Minneapolis and Phoenix). In order to capture moisture related HVAC system.2, design strategies for moisture control, humidity and comfort. #12;INTRODUCTION ASHRAE standards 62

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costs relative to other insurers... THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF A PUBLIC OPTION IN HEALTH CARE REFORM: An Economic Analysis Ethan Kaplan... and Benefits of a Public Option in Health...

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Abstract -A Fourier technique is developed that relates a digital to analog converters (DACs)  

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- formation, referred to as integral nonlinearity (INL), to the DAC's linear transformation. Nonzero INL frequency spectrum. This technique can also be used to relate a DACÃ?s INL to its harmonic distortion. Using that has been amplitude shifted1 so that its minimum value equals x0, and INLk-x0 is the DACÃ?s INL at x

Bruce, J.W.

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Ceramic thick film humidity sensor based on MgTiO{sub 3} + LiF  

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Graphical abstract: - Highlights: • The fabricated sensor based on MgTiO{sub 3} + LiF materials used the spin coating technology. • The response time is 70 s to detect variation between 5 and 95% relative humidity. • The addition of Scleroglucan controls the viscosity and decreases the roughness of thick film surface. • This humidity sensor is a promising, low-cost, high-quality, reliable ceramic films, that is highly sensitive to humidity. - Abstract: The feasibility of humidity sensor, consisting of a thick layer of MgTiO{sub 3}/LiF materials on alumina substrate, was studied. The thermal analysis TGA-DTGA and dilatometric analysis worked out to confirm the sintering temperature. An experimental plan was applied to describe the effects of different parameters in the development of the thick film sensor. Structural and microstructural characterizations of the developed thick film were made. Rheological study with different amounts of a thickener (scleroglucan “sclg”), showing the behavior variation, as a function of sclg weight % was illustrated and rapprochement with the results of thickness variation as a function of angular velocity applied in the spin coater. The electrical and dielectric measurements confirmed the sensitivity of the elaborated thick film against moisture, along with low response time.

Kassas, Ahmad, E-mail: a.kassas.mcema@ul.edu.lb [Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Materials, Catalysis, Environment and Analytical Methods (MCEMA), Faculty of Sciences and Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology (EDST), Lebanese University, Hariri Campus, Hadath, Beirut (Lebanon); Laboratoire Universitaire des Sciences Appliquées de Cherbourg (LUSAC), 50130 Cherbourg-Octeville (France); Bernard, Jérôme; Lelièvre, Céline; Besq, Anthony; Guhel, Yannick; Houivet, David; Boudart, Bertrand [Laboratoire Universitaire des Sciences Appliquées de Cherbourg (LUSAC), 50130 Cherbourg-Octeville (France); Lakiss, Hassan [Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Materials, Catalysis, Environment and Analytical Methods (MCEMA), Faculty of Sciences and Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology (EDST), Lebanese University, Hariri Campus, Hadath, Beirut (Lebanon); Faculty of Engineering, Section III, Hariri Campus, Hadath, Beirut (Lebanon); Hamieh, Tayssir [Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Materials, Catalysis, Environment and Analytical Methods (MCEMA), Faculty of Sciences and Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology (EDST), Lebanese University, Hariri Campus, Hadath, Beirut (Lebanon)

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A select bibliography with abstracts of reports related to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant geotechnical studies (1972--1990)  

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This select bibliography contains 941 entries. Each bibliographic entry contains the citation of a report, conference paper, or journal article containing geotechnical information about the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The entries cover the period from 1972, when investigation began for a WIPP Site in southeastern New Mexico, through December 1990. Each entry is followed by an abstract. If an abstract or suitable summary existed, it has been included; 316 abstracts were written for other documents. For some entries, an annotation has been provided to clarify the abstract, comment on the setting and significance of the document, or guide the reader to related reports. An index of key words/phrases is included for all entries.

Powers, D.W. [Powers (Dennis W.), Anthony, TX (United States); Martin, M.L. [International Technology, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (United States)

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Abstract --The energy saving potential of reusing / reselling personal computer (PC) devices was evaluated relative to the  

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Abstract -- The energy saving potential of reusing / reselling personal computer (PC) devices. Reuse would appear to instantly save on the energy and environmental impacts associated with both by analyzing the relative lifecycle energy saving potential of reusing personal computer devices, namely

Gutowski, Timothy

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Maintaining Space Temperature and Humidity in the Digital Switch Environment  

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laboratory College Station, Texas ABSTRACT A methodology for a psychrometric analysis of the problem of maintaining space temperature and humidity in the digital switch environment is presented. Such spaces produce minimum or no humidity generation. Several... must be considered. The intent of this paper is to outline a simple methodology to compute cooling and Henry Johnstone, P.E. Mechanical Engineer GLHN, Inc. Tucson, Arizona humidification loads at any location, using a variety of techniques for space...

Saman, N. F.; Johnson, H.

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Atmospheric Condensation Potential of Windows in Hot, Humid Climates  

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frequent atmospheric condensation on external surfaces of windows when their surface temperature drops below the dew point temperature of the hot humid air. To date, external surface condensation on windows has been given relatively much less importance...

El Diasty, R.; Budaiwi, I.

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Ultrahigh humidity sensitivity of graphene oxide  

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Humidity sensors have been extensively used in various fields, and numerous problems are encountered when using humidity sensors, including low sensitivity, long response and recovery times, and narrow humidity detection ...

Bi, Hengchang

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Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study  

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Data centers require continuous air conditioning to address high internal heat loads (heat release from equipment) and maintain indoor temperatures within recommended operating levels for computers. Air economizer cycles, which bring in large amounts of outside air to cool internal loads when weather conditions are favorable, could save cooling energy. There is reluctance from many data center owners to use this common cooling technique, however, due to fear of introducing pollutants and potential loss of humidity control. Concerns about equipment failure from airborne pollutants lead to specifying as little outside air as permissible for human occupants. To investigate contamination levels, particle monitoring was conducted at 8 data centers in Northern California. Particle counters were placed at 3 to 4 different locations within and outside of each data center evaluated in this study. Humidity was also monitored at many of the sites to determine how economizers affect humidity control. Results from this study indicate that economizers do increase the outdoor concentration in data centers, but this concentration, when averaged annually, is still below current particle concentration limits. Study results are summarized below: (1) The average particle concentrations measured at each location, both outside and at the servers, are shown in Table 1. Measurements show low particle concentrations at all data centers without economizers, regardless of outdoor particle concentrations. Particle concentrations were typically an order of magnitude below both outside particle concentrations and recently published ASHRAE standards. (2) Economizer use caused sharp increases in particle concentrations when the economizer vents were open. The particle concentration in the data centers, however, quickly dropped back to pre-economizer levels when the vents closed. Since economizers only allow outside air part of the time, the annual average concentrations still met the ASHRAE standards. However, concentration were still above the levels measured in data centers that do not use economizers (3) Current filtration in data centers is minimal (ASHRAE 40%) since most air is typically recycled. When using economizers, modest improvements in filtration (ASHRAE 85%) can reduce particle concentrations to nearly match the level found in data centers that do not use economizers. The extra cost associated with improve filters was not determined in this study. (4) Humidity was consistent and within the ASHRAE recommended levels for all data centers without economizers. Results show that, while slightly less steady, humidity in data centers with economizers can also be controlled within the ASHRAE recommended levels. However, this control of humidity reduces energy savings by limiting the hours the economizer vents are open. (5) The potential energy savings from economizer use has been measured in one data center. When economizers were active, mechanical cooling power dropped by approximately 30%. Annual savings at this center is estimated within the range of 60-80 MWh/year, representing approximately a 5% savings off the mechanical energy load of the data center. Incoming temperatures and humidity at this data center were conservative relative to the ASHRAE acceptable temperature and humidity ranges. Greater savings may be available if higher temperature humidity levels in the data center area were permitted. The average particle concentrations measured at each of the eight data center locations are shown in Table 1. The data centers ranged in size from approximately 5,000 ft{sup 2} to 20,000 ft{sup 2}. The indoor concentrations and humidity in Table 1 represents measurements taken at the server rack. Temperature measurements at the server rack consistently fell between 65-70 F. The Findings section contains a discussion of the individual findings from each center. Data centers currently operate under very low contamination levels. Economizers can be expected to increase the particle concentration in data centers, but the increase appears to still be

Shehabi, Arman; Tschudi, William; Gadgil, Ashok

2007-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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High Temperature, Low Relative Humidity, Polymer-type Membranes Based on Disulfonated Poly(arylene ether) Block and Random Copolymers Optionally Incorporating Protonic Conducting Layered Water insoluble Zirconium Fillers  

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Our research group has been engaged in the past few years in the synthesis of biphenol based partially disulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone) random copolymers as potential PEMs. This series of polymers are named as BPSH-xx, where BP stands for biphenol, S stands for sulfonated, H stands for acidified and xx represents the degree of disulfonation. All of these sulfonated copolymers phase separate to form nano scale hydrophilic and hydrophobic morphological domains. The hydrophilic phase containing the sulfonic acid moieties causes the copolymer to absorb water. Water confined in hydrophilic pores in concert with the sulfonic acid groups serve the critical function of proton (ion) conduction and water transport in these systems. Both Nafion and BPSH show high proton conductivity at fully hydrated conditions. However proton transport is especially limited at low hydration level for the BPSH random copolymer. It has been observed that the diffusion coefficients of both water and protons change with the water content of the pore. This change in proton and water transport mechanisms with hydration level has been attributed to the solvation of the acid groups and the amount of bound and bulk-like water within a pore. At low hydration levels most of the water is tightly associated with sulfonic groups and has a low diffusion coefficient. This tends to encourage isolated domain morphology. Thus, although there may be significant concentrations of protons, the transport is limited by the discontinuous morphological structure. Hence the challenge lies in how to modify the chemistry of the polymers to obtain significant protonic conductivity at low hydration levels. This may be possible if one can alter the chemical structure to synthesize nanophase separated ion containing block copolymers. Unlike the BPSH copolymers, where the sulfonic acid groups are randomly distributed along the chain, the multiblock copolymers will feature an ordered sequence of hydrophilic and hydrophobic segments. If, like in Nafion, connectivity is established between the hydrophilic domains in these multiblock copolymers, they will not need as much water, and hence will show much better protonic conductivity than the random copolymers (with similar degree of sulfonation, or IEC) at partially hydrated conditions. The goal of this research is to develop a material suitable for use as a polymer electrolyte membrane which by the year 2010 will meet all the performance requirements associated with fuel cell operation at high temperatures and low relative humidity, and will out-perform the present standard Nafion{reg_sign}. In particular, it is our objective to extend our previous research based on the use of thermally, oxidatively, and hydrolytically, ductile, high Tg ion containing polymers based on poly(arylene ethers) to the production of polymer electrolyte membranes which will meet all the performance requirements in addition to having an areal resistance of < 0.05 ohm-cm{sup 2} at a temperature of up to 120 C, relative humidity of 25 to 50%, and up to 2.5 atm total pressure. In many instances, our materials already out performs Nafion{reg_sign}, and it is expected that with some modification by either combining with conductive inorganic fillers and/or synthesizing as a block copolymer it will meet the performance criteria at high temperatures and low relative humidity. A key component in improving the performance of the membranes (and in particular proton conductivity) and meeting the cost requirements of $40/m{sup 2} is our development of a film casting process, which shows promise for generation of void free thin films of uniform thickness with controlled polymer alignment and configuration.

McGrath, James E.; Baird, Donald G.

2010-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Measure Guideline: Supplemental Dehumidification in Warm-Humid Climates  

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This document covers a description of the need and applied solutions for supplemental dehumidification in warm-humid climates, especially for energy efficient homes where the sensible cooling load has been dramatically reduced. In older homes in warm-humid climates, cooling loads are typically high and cooling equipment runs a lot to cool the air. The cooling process also removes indoor moisture, reducing indoor relative humidity. However, at current residential code levels, and especially for above-code programs, sensible cooling loads have been so dramatically reduced that the cooling system does not run a lot to cool the air, resulting in much less moisture being removed. In these new homes, cooling equipment is off for much longer periods of time especially during spring/fall seasons, summer shoulder months, rainy periods, some summer nights, and some winter days. In warm-humid climates, those long off periods allow indoor humidity to become elevated due to internally generated moisture and ventilation air change. Elevated indoor relative humidity impacts comfort, indoor air quality, and building material durability. Industry is responding with supplemental dehumidification options, but that effort is really in its infancy regarding year-round humidity control in low-energy homes. Available supplemental humidity control options are discussed. Some options are less expensive but may not control indoor humidity as well as more expensive and comprehensive options. The best performing option is one that avoids overcooling and avoids adding unnecessary heat to the space by using waste heat from the cooling system to reheat the cooled and dehumidified air to room-neutral temperature.

Rudd, A.

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Evaluation of Humidity Control Options in Hot-Humid Climate Homes (Fact Sheet), Building America: Technical Highlight, Building Technologies Program (BTP)  

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Humidity Control Options in Hot-Humid Climate Homes As the Building America program researches construction of homes that achieve greater source energy savings over typical mid-1990s construction, proper modeling of whole-house latent loads and operation of humidity control equipment has become a high priority. Long-term high relative humidity can cause health and durability problems in homes, particularly in a hot-humid climate. In this study, researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used the latest EnergyPlus tool equipped with the moisture capacitance model to analyze the indoor relative humidity in three home types: a Building America high-performance home; a mid- 1990s reference home; and a 2006 International Energy Conservation

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Active Humidity Control Through Gas-Fired Desiccant Humidity Pump  

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to regenerate the desiccant. Field experiments of two humidity pumps on existing commercial buildings have been initiated. Each system dehumidifies 5000 scfm of make-up air to meet all the latent loads, which is then fed to conventional, electric-driven HVAC...

Novosel, D.; Griffiths, W. C.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humidity variations in the atmospheric surface layer  

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anemometer system used in this study, computed for five different wind speeds. 15 View from micrometeorologi cal tower towards the direction from which the wind was blowing for most of the runs select- ed. The left hand side is roughly 230' and the right... ASM Department of Meteorology by the Climatro- nics Corporation. The system consists of three sets of fast response wind, temperature, and relative humidity sensors, as well as a data acquisition system and a tape drive to store the data on magnetic...

Humphrey, Scott Richard

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of the recoverable degradation of PEM fuel cell operated under drive cycle and different humidities  

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Abstract Recoverable degradation of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) under different relative humidities (RHs) after a whole night rest was investigated. A single cell was operated under drive cycle to simulate the working conditions of fuel cell vehicle. It was found that the cell performance decreased after 5 h operation and recovered mostly after one night rest at higher humidities, i.e. 100%, 75% and 50% RH for both cathode and anode sides; while continuous decrease took place at lower humidity, 35%RH. Polarization curve, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), cyclic voltammetry (CV) and linear sweep voltammetry (LSV) were conducted before and after every 5 h drive cycle for investigating the mechanism of the recoverable degradation. It was found that water content, current density and thermal management might be the main contributions to the performance degradation, by impacting the membrane conductivity, internal resistance, electrode kinetics, and catalyst utilization. A good understanding of voltage recovery phenomenon after several hours rest and its effect on durability will be helpful in improving the reliability and durability of PEMFC.

Feijie Wang; Daijun Yang; Bing Li; Hao Zhang; Chuanpu Hao; Fengrui Chang; Jianxin Ma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Group 3: Humidity, Temperature, and Voltage (Presentation)  

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Group 3 is chartered to develop accelerated stress tests that can be used as comparative predictors of module lifetime versus stresses associated with humidity, temperature and voltage.

Wohlgemuth, J.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study  

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Program Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humiditylevels for computers. Air economizer cycles, which bring insites to determine how economizers affect humidity control.

Shehabi, Arman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract Conifers decrease the amount of biomass ap-portioned to leaves relative to sapwood in response to in-  

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in response to in- creasing atmospheric evaporative demand. We deter- mined how these climate-driven shifts shoot water potential and sapwood relative water content did not differ between environments. Desert in biomass allocation often occur in plants in response to variation in resource availability. Because

DeLucia, Evan H.

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431USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRSP13. 2000 Abstract.--Information and related literature on watershed manage-  

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. Web Site The Internet's World Wide Web (Web) is a major tech- nology transfer vehicle. The Web is a cost-effective way to transfer information between world regions that are chal- lenged by similar components. Each Web page has a search engine and a list of related Web sites on watershed management

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Indoor Humidity Tools  

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Indoor Humidity Tools Indoor Humidity Tools Indoor Humidity Tools logo. Integrated computer program intended to assist in diagnosing and solving problems of indoor air humidity and dryness. Indoor Humidity Tools is comprised of two sections: - Calculations provide humidity calculations. - Reference provides background information on humidity in convenient lookup formats, such as recommended indoor humidity levels for different types of spaces, against which calculations may be compared. Keywords indoor air humidity, dryness, condensation Validation/Testing N/A Expertise Required No special expertise required. Users first released in July 1997. Audience engineers, industrial hygienists and safety professionals, architects, building scientists, contractors, government air quality specialists, and

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Case Study: Sick Building Syndrome in a Humid Climate  

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and evaluation; formaldehyde sampling; particulate sampling; bioaerosol sampling (consisting of nonviable and viable fungi spore sampling); carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, temperature and relative humidity levels to be monitored over 12-hour periods on two... to the outside" (25). To date, no single satisfactory method is available to measure the amount of cigarette smoke present in a work space. Carbon monoxide and formaldehyde levels were monitored throughout the second and fourth floors to attempt...

Shaughnessy, R. J.; Levetin, E.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract2007  

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Home Registration Abstract Submission Proceedings Manuscript Review Conference Schedule Poster Session Satellite Workshops Conference Committee Accommodations Vendors Travel tips...

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Wall Drying in Hot and Humid Climates  

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Moisture and subsequent mold problems in buildings are a serious and increasing concern for the building industry. Moisture intrusion in buildings is especially pertinent in hot and humid climates because the climate conditions provide only limited...

Boone, K.; Weston, T.; Pascual, X.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stability of Ruddlesden–Popper-structured oxides in humid conditions  

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Some of layered transition-metal oxides are known to react with atmospheric humidity to form through topotactic intercalation reactions new water-containing layered structures. Here we investigate the influence of oxygen content (7??) of the Ruddlesden–Popper-structured Sr{sub 3}FeMO{sub 7??} (M=Ni, Mn, Ti) oxides on the water-intercalation reaction. It is found that their oxygen contents influence greatly the reactivity of the phases with water. Other factors possibly affecting the reactivity are discussed on the basis of the present data in combination with a comprehensive review of previous works on Ruddlesden–Popper and related layered oxide phases. - Graphical abstract: Many of the Ruddlesden–Popper-structured A{sub 3}B{sub 2}O{sub 7??} oxides readily react with water via intercalation reactions. Three possible factors affecting the water intercalation are identified: oxygen content of the phase, ionic radius of cation A and valence state of cation B. The resultant layered water-derivative phases can be categorised into two groups, depending on the crystal symmetry of the phase. Highlights: • Ruddlesden–Popper oxides A{sub 3}B{sub 2}O{sub 7??} often accommodate water via intercalation reaction. • The lower the oxygen content 7?? is the more readily the intercalation reaction occurs. • The second factor promoting the reaction is the large size of cation A. • The third possible factor is the high valence state of cation B. • Resultant water-derivatives can be categorised into two groups depending on symmetry.

Lehtimäki, M.; Yamauchi, H.; Karppinen, M., E-mail: maarit.karppinen@aalto.fi

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PROGRAM ABSTRACTS  

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& DEVELOPMENT: & DEVELOPMENT: PROGRAM ABSTRACTS Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Transportation Technologies Office of Advanced Automotive Technologies Catalyst Layer Bipolar Plate Electrode Backing Layers INTEGRATED SYSTEMS Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Fuel Cell Stack

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Lanthanide-halide based humidity indicators  

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The present invention discloses a lanthanide-halide based humidity indicator and method of producing such indicator. The color of the present invention indicates the humidity of an atmosphere to which it is exposed. For example, impregnating an adsorbent support such as silica gel with an aqueous solution of the europium-containing reagent solution described herein, and dehydrating the support to dryness forms a substance with a yellow color. When this substance is exposed to a humid atmosphere the water vapor from the air is adsorbed into the coating on the pore surface of the silica gel. As the water content of the coating increases, the visual color of the coated silica gel changes from yellow to white. The color change is due to the water combining with the lanthanide-halide complex on the pores of the gel.

Beitz, James V. (Hinsdale, IL); Williams, Clayton W. (Chicago, IL)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstracting Preparation  

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Guidelines & Review Manuscript Preparation Submit Your Manuscript Book Reviews Movies & Videos Contact of Biological and Chemical Sciences. Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK. Abstract Two motive force for energy conversion, providing for metabolism, for active transport, and for synthesis

Allen, John F.

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Abstracting Preparation  

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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 2Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Abstract NASA's new direction for human spaceflight reaffirms that Mars is the ultimate goal of human exploration of the inner solar system. Eventually we

de Weck, Olivier L.

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Coil Condensation Detection For Humidity Control  

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.......................................................................... 81 x Figure (7.1) Components of Impedance ....................................................................... 85 Figure (7.2) Drawing of Square Wave Circuit ............................................................... 87 Figure (7... .................................................................................... 109 Figure (8.5) Langford A Test Shows Slow Response ................................................. 111 Figure (8.6) Humidity Ratio and Latent Enthalpy vs Dew Point .................................. 118 xi Figure (8.7) Time versus Temperature...

Kaneb, Charles Peckitt

2014-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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HCH-1000 Series Capacitive Humidity Sensor  

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www.honeywell.com/sensing SPECIFICATIONS (TA= 25 ºC [77 ºF], Input Voltage = 1 VRMS, Frequency = 20 k: TEMPERATURE CHARACTERISTICS (At 1 VRMS and 20 kHz) #12;Capacitive Humidity Sensors Honeywell Sensing TEST SYSTEM DIAGRAM #12;Sensing and Control 1985 Douglas Drive North Minneapolis, MN 55422 www.honeywell

Rowe, Anthony

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Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study  

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and potential loss of humidity control. Concerns about equipment failure from airborne pollutants lead 42 #12;Executive Summary Data centers require continuous air conditioning to address high internal levels for computers. Air economizer cycles, which bring in large amounts of outside air to cool internal

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Network Abstractions:  

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Abstractions: Abstractions: The first step towards a programmable WAN Inder Monga TIP 2013 January 15 th , 2013 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science Ongoing Science Revolution Data-intensive Science * Era of 'Big-Data' Exascale, HPC and Future Data Centers * Optics to the end 12/18/12 2 Inder Monga, OTS Demo Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science Data Integration Bringing together 'big-data' from various sources Dataset Experiment Data Simulation Data Observation Data Source: Kathy Yelick Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science Distributed Data, consolidated computation Elephant Flows: 'big-data' movement for Science, end-to-end

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Humidity-Induced Phase Transitions in Ion-Containing Block Copolymer Membranes  

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Humidity-Induced Phase Transitions in Ion-Containing Block Copolymer Membranes Moon Jeong ParkVised Manuscript ReceiVed January 3, 2008 ABSTRACT: The phase behavior of ion-containing block copolymer membranes-to-order transition is driven by an increase in the partial molar entropy of the water molecules in the ordered phase

Geissler, Phillip

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CHARACTERIZATION OF SORPTION BEHAVIOR OF ORIENTED STRANDBOARD UNDER LONG-TERM CYCLIC HUMIDITY  

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CHARACTERIZATION OF SORPTION BEHAVIOR OF ORIENTED STRANDBOARD UNDER LONG-TERM CYCLIC HUMIDITY Agricultural Center Baton Rouge, LA 70803-6202 (Received August 1999) ABSTRACT Sorption measurements were fit to Nelson's sorption model through nonlinear regression analysis. The model was subsequently

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS  

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CALL FOR ABSTRACTS For the 2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program (Due to the recent Federal Government Shutdown, the dates for the submission and acceptance of Abstracts have been extended as set forth below) The 2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program planners are inviting individuals to submit abstracts, not to exceed two pages, related to environmental justice. Each abstract should include the submitter's name, affiliation and full contact information. The overall conference theme is Enhancing Communities Through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance. The subtheme for the 2014 conference is: Environmental Justice: The Next Twenty Years. The conference planners are interested in panel presentations,

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Water channel structure of bassanite at high air humidity: crystal structure of CaSO4·0.625H2O  

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In the presence of high relative air humidity the crystal structure of CaSO4·0.5H2O transforms due to the incorporation of additional water of hydration. The crystal structure of CaSO4·0.625H2O was solved by single-crystal X-ray diffraction at 298 K with 75% relative air humidity.

Schmidt, H.

2011-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Correlating Humidity-Dependent Ionically Conductive Surface Area with Transport Phenomena in Proton-Exchange Membranes  

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The objective of this effort was to correlate the local surface ionic conductance of a Nafion? 212 proton-exchange membrane with its bulk and interfacial transport properties as a function of water content. Both macroscopic and microscopic proton conductivities were investigated at different relative humidity levels, using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and current-sensing atomic force microscopy (CSAFM). We were able to identify small ion-conducting domains that grew with humidity at the surface of the membrane. Numerical analysis of the surface ionic conductance images recorded at various relative humidity levels helped determine the fractional area of ion-conducting active sites. A simple square-root relationship between the fractional conducting area and observed interfacial mass-transport resistance was established. Furthermore, the relationship between the bulk ionic conductivity and surface ionic conductance pattern of the Nafion? membrane was examined.

He, Qinggang; Kusoglu, Ahmet; Lucas, Ivan T.; Clark, Kyle; Weber, Adam Z.; Kostecki, Robert

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS  

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CALL FOR ABSTRACTS For the 2013 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program The 2013 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program planners are inviting individuals to submit abstracts of no less than 1 page and no more than 2 pages related to environmental justice. The conference will focus on Enhancing Communities Through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance. However, all environmental justice related abstracts will be considered. Individuals selected to present or moderate will serve on a voluntary basis. All moderators and presenters MUST register for the conference. Since the registration is free for most participants, conference travel expenses and hotel accommodations will be at the participant's expense. Each abstract should include the submitter's

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Effect of relative humidity on fungal colonization of fiberglass insulation.  

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...on fungal colonization of fiberglass insulation. I M Ezeonu J A Noble R B Simmons D...on fungal colonization of fiberglass insulation. | Fiberglass duct liners and fiberglass...on Fungal Colonization of Fiberglass Insulation I. M. EZEONU,1 J. A. NOBLE...

I M Ezeonu; J A Noble; R B Simmons; D L Price; S A Crow; D G Ahearn

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analytical Model for Tropical Relative Humidity DAVID M. ROMPS  

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the distribution of water vapor will change with warming. Water vapor is the atmosphere's most powerful greenhouse gas, and changes in its distribution can have significant implications for radiative forcing. A first

Romps, David M.

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Relationalism  

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This article contributes to the debate of the meaning of relationalism and background independence, which has remained of interest in theoretical physics from Newton versus Leibniz through to foundational issues for today's leading candidate theories of quantum gravity. I contrast and compose the substantially different Leibniz--Mach--Barbour (LMB) and Rovelli--Crane (RC) uses of the word `relational'. Leibniz advocated primary timelessness and Mach that `time is to be abstracted from change'. I consider 3 distinct viewpoints on Machian time: Barbour's, Rovelli's and my own. I provide four expansions on Barbour's taking configuration space to be primary: to (perhaps a weakened notion of) phase space, categorizing, perspecting and propositioning. Categorizing means considering not only object spaces but also the corresponding morphisms and then functors between such pairs. Perspecting means considering the set of subsystem perspectives; this is an arena in which the LMB and Rovelli approaches make contact. By propositioning, I mean considering the set of propositions about a physical (sub)system. I argue against categorization being more than a formal pre-requisite for quantization in general; however, perspecting is a categorical operation, and propositioning leads one to considering topoi, with Isham and Doering's work represents one possibility for a mathematically sharp implementation of propositioning. Further applications of this article are arguing for Ashtekar variables as being relational in LMB as well as just the usually-ascribed RC sense, relationalism versus supersymmetry, string theory and M-theory. The question of whether scale is relational is also considered, with quantum cosmology in mind.

Edward Anderson

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract 5446: The anti-leukemic efficacy of the decorporation agent ethane-bisphosphonate (EHBP): reversal of epigenetic inactivation of secreted frizzled-related proteins by EHBP  

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...TX Abstract B137: Cancer in population exposed...Mosavi-Jarrahi The Cancer Institute Research Center...and sizeable amount of depleted uranium was introduced into the...exposure in the incidence cancer. Methods: A cancer...

Alexandra C. Miller; Rafael Rivas; and Michael Stewart

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Temperature and Humidity on Wilethane 44 Cure  

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Wilethane 44 is a polyurethane adhesive developed by the Materials Team within ESA-MEE at Los Alamos National Laboratory as a replacement for Hexcel Corporation Urethane 7200. Urethane 7200 is used in numerous weapon systems, but it was withdrawn from the market in 1989. The weapons complex requires a replacement material for use in the W76-1 LEP and the W88, as well as for assembly of JTAs for other warheads. All polyurethane systems are susceptible to moisture reacting with unreacted isocyanate groups. This side reaction competes with the curing reaction and results in CO{sub 2} formation. Therefore, a polyurethane adhesive can exhibit foaming if appropriate environmental controls are not in place while it cures. A designed experiment has been conducted at TA-16-304 to determine the effects of ambient conditions on the properties of cured Wilethane 44. Temperature was varied from 15 C to 30 C and relative humidity from 15% to 40%. The density, hardness at 24 hours, and butt tensile strength on aluminum substrates were measured and fitted to quadratic equations over the experimental space. Additionally, the loss and storage moduli during cure were monitored as a function of cure temperature. These experiments provide a stronger basis for establishing appropriate environmental conditions and cure times when using Wilethane 44. The current guidelines are a working time of 90 minutes, a cure time of 18 hours, and a relative humidity of less than 25%, regardless of ambient temperature. Viscosity measurements revealed that the working time is a strong function of temperature and can be as long as 130 minutes at 15 C or as short as 90 minutes at 30 C. The experiments also showed that the gel time is much longer than originally thought, as long as 13 hours at 15 C. Consequently, it may be necessary to extend the required cure time at temperatures below 20 C. Allowable humidity varies as a function of temperature from 34% at 15 C to 15% at 30 C.

John C. Weigle

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conquering Moisture and Humidity in Your Home | Department of...  

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a professional if it is a large leak. Decrease indoor humidity by installing a polyethylene ground cover in crawl spaces, using ventilation fans in kitchens and bathrooms, and...

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Impact of Vaisala Radiosonde Humidity Corrections on ARM IOP...  

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dry bias in Vaisala radiosonde humidity measurements has been noted in comparison to satellite water vapor retrievals (Soden and Lanzante 1996) and Raman lidar measurements...

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Introduction Abstract reflection groups and abstract buildings  

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Introduction Abstract reflection groups and abstract buildings Their geometric realizations Compactly supported cohomology L2 -cohomology Cohomology of Coxeter groups and buildings Mike Davis (work groups and buildings #12;Introduction Abstract reflection groups and abstract buildings Their geometric

Vogtmann, Karen

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Proceedings: Electric dehumidification: State-of-the-art humidity control for supermarkets seminar  

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On October 9--10 1990, EPRI sponsored a conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Electric Dehumidification: State of the Art Humidity Control for Supermarkets. The conference was attended by 124 electric utility, manufacturer, supermarket industry and consultant representatives. Attendees heard 17 speakers address efficient electric technologies for controlling relative humidity, and the importance of humidity control in the supermarket environment. Speakers addressed efficient electric technologies as well as gas desiccant systems. The management of energy use in supermarkets is a complex task. Energy costs are a major part of the supermarket operating budget, and the supermarket business is one where small differences in operating costs can make the difference between profit and loss. Energy use is dominated by refrigeration and HVAC, and the control of energy costs is dependent on the successful management of the interaction between these two systems. Humidity control in supermarkets is critical because of the presence of refrigerated display cases. Excess humidity causes display case fixture sweating and refrigeration coil and product frosting, requires frequent defrosting, and increased energy use for antisweat heaters and refrigeration. The conventional approach to dehumidification in an all-electric system is overcooling to condense moisture and reheat to bring the air to a comfortable temperature. This approach, while effective in less demanding environments, results in high electric energy costs for the humidity control necessary in supermarkets. Speakers in the introductory session of the conference explained the importance of electric energy for the supermarket; discussed modern refrigeration systems; and set the stage for more detailed discussion of specific dehumidification systems.

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1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moisture performance of sealed attics in the mixed-humid climate  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory studied 8 homes in the mixed-humid climate, 4 with vented attics and 4 with sealed attics. ORNL wanted to understand the moisture performance of the sealed attic and how it affected the interior environment. We found that the attic and interior of sealed attic homes were more humid than the attic and interior observed in vented attic homes. This is due to the lack of ventilation in the sealed attic. Historically attics have been vented to dehumidify the attic and interior of the home. A sealed attic design greatly reduces the venting potential and thus this drying pathway and can cause elevated interior moisture over a vented attic home. Despite the elevated attic and interior moisture in the sealed attic homes, so far no mold or material degradation has been found. The roof sheathing moisture content has stayed below 20%, indicating low potential for material degradation. Also the relative humidity at the roof sheathing has stayed within the ASHRAE 160 design criteria except for a short time during the 2011/2012 winter. This was due to a combination of the sealed attic design (minimal venting to the outside) and the duct work not being operated in the attic which usually provides a dehumidification pathway. It was also found that when the humidity was controlled using the HVAC system, it resulted in 7% more cooling energy consumption. In the mixed-humid climate this reduces the cost effectiveness of the sealed attic design as a solution for bringing ducts into a semi-conditioned space. Because of this we are recommending the other alternatives be used to bringing ducts into the conditioned space in both new construction and retrofit work in the mixed-humid climate.

Boudreaux, Philip R [ORNL] [ORNL; Pallin, Simon B [ORNL] [ORNL; Jackson, Roderick K [ORNL] [ORNL

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Field and Humidity Trigger Contact Electrification  

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Here, we study the old problem of why identical insulators can charge one another on contact. We perform several experiments showing that, if driven by a preexisting electric field, charge is transferred between contacting insulators. This happens because the insulator surfaces adsorb small amounts of water from a humid atmosphere. We believe the electric field then separates positively from negatively charged ions prevailing within the water, which we believe to be hydronium and hydroxide ions, such that at the point of contact, positive ions of one insulator neutralize negative ions of the other one, charging both of them. This mechanism can explain for the first time the observation made four decades ago that wind-blown sand discharges in sparks if and only if a thunderstorm is nearby.

Zhang, Yanzhen; Liu, Yonghong; Wang, Xiaolong; Zhang, Rui; Shen, Yang; Ji, Renjie; Cai, Baoping

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Field and Humidity Trigger Contact Electrification  

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Here, we study the old problem of why identical insulators can charge one another on contact. We perform several experiments showing that, if driven by a preexisting electric field, charge is transferred between contacting insulators. This happens because the insulator surfaces adsorb small amounts of water from a humid atmosphere. We believe the electric field then separates positively from negatively charged ions prevailing within the water, which we believe to be hydronium and hydroxide ions, such that at the point of contact, positive ions of one insulator neutralize negative ions of the other one, charging both of them. This mechanism can explain for the first time the observation made four decades ago that wind-blown sand discharges in sparks if and only if a thunderstorm is nearby.

Yanzhen Zhang; Thomas Pähtz; Yonghong Liu; Xiaolong Wang; Rui Zhang; Yang Shen; Renjie Ji; Baoping Cai

2015-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Hygrothermal Performance of Building Envelopes and Systems in Hot and Humid Climates  

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Technology Center VTT Building Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Espoo, Finland Building Technology Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, US Oak Ridge, Tennessee, US ABSTRACT In hot and humid climates the interior... retarders reduce risk of moisture damage, Proceedings of the 4th Symposium, Building Physics in the Nordic Countries, Espoo, Finland, Sept. 9-10, pp.447-454. Karagiozis, A. and Hadjisophocleous G. "Wind- Driven Rain on High-Rise Buildings", Thermal...

Karagiozis, A. N.; Desjarlais, A.; Salonvaara, M.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety Sustainability and Public Perception of Manufactured Housing in Hot Humid Climates  

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SAFETY, SUSTAINABILITY AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING IN HOT, HUMID CLIMATES K.R. Grosskopf, Ph.D., CEM Assistant Professor M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction University of Florida Gainesville, Florida David... Cutlip, MSBC Graduate Assistant M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction University of Florida Gainesville, Florida ABSTRACT Manufactured housing has become a staple in the US affordable housing market in spite of a prevailing public...

Grosskopf, K. R.; Cutlip, D.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract B31: Problem-solving and maternal distress following a child's cancer diagnosis: Implications for random health-related trauma and cross-cultural care  

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...The Science of Cancer Health Disparities- Feb 3-6...cancer diagnosis: Implications for random health-related trauma and...the Science of Cancer Health Disparities- Feb 3-6...and (e) highlight implications for future research...

Alison M. Pilsner; Robert Noll; Olle Janne Sahler; Martha Askins; Robert Butler; Ernest Katz; and Michael Dolgin

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract. --Practical problems encountered in a number of advanced technology applications, particularly those related to energy conversion, are discussed. Refractory ionic compounds which are  

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, particularly those related to energy conversion, are discussed. Refractory ionic compounds which are abundant, b) high temperature gas turbine blades, c) insulators in controlled thermonuclear reactors, and d how important it nance and vibronic spectra were first studied in these is to use the insight

Boyer, Edmond

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System analysis of membrane facilitated water generation from air humidity  

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Abstract The use of water vapor selective membranes can reduce the energy requirement for extracting water out of humid air by more than 50%. We performed a system analysis of a proposed unit, that uses membranes to separate water vapor from other atmospheric gases. This concentrated vapor can then be condensed specifically, rather than cooling the whole body of air. The driving force for the membrane permeation is maintained with a condenser and a vacuum pump. The pump regulates the total permeate side pressure by removing non-condensable gases that leak into the system. We show that by introducing a low-pressure, recirculated, sweep stream, the total permeate side pressure can be increased without impairing the water vapor permeation. This measure allows energy efficiency even in the presence of leakages, as it significantly lowers the power requirements of the vacuum pump. Such a constructed atmospheric water generator with a power of 62 kW could produce 9.19 m3/day of water (583 MJ/m3) as compared to 4.45 m3/day (1202 MJ/m3) that can be condensed without membranes. Due to the physical barrier the membrane imposes, fresh water generated in this manner is also cleaner and of higher quality than water condensed directly out of the air.

D. Bergmair; S.J. Metz; H.C. de Lange; A.A. van Steenhoven

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transforming Abstract Interpretations by Abstract Interpretation  

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an instance of the same abstract interpretation frame- work lifted to higher types, i.e. where the objectsTransforming Abstract Interpretations by Abstract Interpretation New Challenges in Language - Verona, Italy (roberto.giacobazzi|isabella.mastroeni)@univr.it Abstract. In this paper we exploit

Giacobazzi, Roberto

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Formaldehyde emissions from ventilation filters under different relative  

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Formaldehyde emissions from ventilation filters under different relative Formaldehyde emissions from ventilation filters under different relative humidity conditions Title Formaldehyde emissions from ventilation filters under different relative humidity conditions Publication Type Journal Article Refereed Designation Refereed Year of Publication 2013 Authors Sidheswaran, Meera A., Wenhao Chen, Agatha Chang, Robert Miller, Sebastian Cohn, Douglas P. Sullivan, William J. Fisk, Kazukiyo Kumagai, and Hugo Destaillats Journal Environmental Science and Technology Date Published 04/18/2013 Abstract A method combining life cycle assessment (LCA) and real options analyses is developed to predict project environmental and financial performance over time, under market uncertainties and decision-making flexibility. The method is applied to examine alternative uses for oil sands coke, a carbonaceous byproduct of processing the unconventional petroleum found in northern Alberta, Canada. Under uncertainties in natural gas price and the imposition of a carbon price, our method identifies that selling the coke to China for electricity generation by integrated gasification combined cycle is

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Reducing NOx emissions using the humid air motor concept  

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The use of water to prevent NOx...formation during the combustion process is well known. The H.A.M. system (Humid Air Motor) is an original and promising solution compared ... . This system involves evaporating l...

Emmanuel Riom; Lars-Ola Larsson; Ulf Hagström

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Indoor Temperature and Humidity Measurement Protocol  

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When modeling homes using simulation tools, the heating and cooling set points can have a significant impact on home energy use. Every 4 years the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) asks homeowners about their heating and cooling set points. Unfortunately, no temperature data is measured, and most of the time, the homeowner may be guessing at this number. Even one degree Fahrenheit difference in heating set point can make a 5% difference in heating energy use! So, the survey-based RECS data cannot be used as the definitive reference for the set point for the 'average occupant' in simulations. The purpose of this document is to develop a protocol for collecting consistent data for heating/cooling set points and relative humidity so that an average set point can be determined for asset energy models in residential buildings. This document covers the decision making process for researchers to determine how many sensors should be placed in each home, where to put those sensors, and what kind of asset data should be taken while they are in the home. The authors attempted to design the protocols to maximize the value of this study and minimize the resources required to achieve that value.

Engebrecht-Metzger, C.; Norton, P.

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ZnO Thick Film Based Opto-electronic Humidity Sensor for a Wide Range of Humidity  

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Sensitivity of zinc oxide film to humidity is studied using prism based opto-electronic sensor configuration. Film is deposited on the base of the prism by screen printing. The film is crystalline in nature an...

Shobhna Dixit; Anchal Srivastava; R. K. Shukla; Atul Srivastava

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Humidity effects on tip-induced polarization switching in lithium niobate  

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In the last several decades, ferroelectrics have attracted much attention as perspective materials for nonlinear optics and data storage devices. Scanning probe microscopy (SPM) has emerged as a powerful tool both for studies of domain structures with nanoscale spatial resolution and for writing the isolated nanodomains by local application of the electric field. Quantitative analysis of the observed behavior requires understanding the role of environmental factors on imaging and switching process. Here we study the influence of the relative humidity in the SPM chamber on tip-induced polarization switching. The observed effects are attributed to existence of a water meniscus between the tip and the sample surface in humid atmosphere. These results are important for a deeper understanding of complex investigations of ferroelectric materials and their applications, and suggest the necessity for fundamental studies of electrocapillary phenomena at the tip-surface junction and their interplay with bias-induced materials responses.

Ievlev, Anton [ORNL] [ORNL; Morozovska, A. N. [National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine] [National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; Shur, Vladimir Ya. [Ural Federal University, Russia] [Ural Federal University, Russia; Kalinin, Sergei V [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AbstractAbstract Improving efficiency of thermoelectric  

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-classical transport models used to predict ZT can effectively predict thermoelectric performance of bulk materials Material PerformanceThermoelectric Material Performance 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000AbstractAbstract · Improving efficiency of thermoelectric energy conversion devices is a major

Walker, D. Greg

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A Quick Overview of the Art of Humidity Measurement  

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if the material remains too long at one humidity. DEW POINT SENSORS Dew point sensors fall into two broad categories; chilled mirror, and dew cell. In a chilled mirror sensor a thermoelectric heat pump (a type of solid state refrigerator) is used to cool a... if the material remains too long at one humidity. DEW POINT SENSORS Dew point sensors fall into two broad categories; chilled mirror, and dew cell. In a chilled mirror sensor a thermoelectric heat pump (a type of solid state refrigerator) is used to cool a...

Brownawell, M.

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Alternate Air Delivery Systems for Hot and Humid Climates  

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-zone units in the Harris County Criminal Courts Building in Houston, one of the most hot and humid climates in the United States, as well as in several other facilities. This paper will discuss the adoption of ASHRAE 62, its effects on VAV systems, and how...

Wallace, M.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mean Radiant Cooling in a Hot-Humid Climate  

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Shaded interior mass walls in a hot-humid climate can be thermally grounded to an earth heat sink under an insulated structure. The mean radiant temperature (MRT) of the shaded and thermally grounded interior mass walls will be cooler in summer than...

Garrison, M.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Internal Microclimate Resulting From Ventilated Attics in Hot and Humid Regions  

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, in multiple positions at the ridge vent, and three other locations along the roof decking of the attic. The placement of some of the various sensors can be seen in Figure 2. Data were recorded every 15 minutes for the entire year. During... S Roof Sub Shingle - Upper 0 50 100 150 200 250 Ho ur s ESL-HH-10-08-10 4 Figure 5. Monthly averages of relative humidity at various points The data collected in this study offer a complete view of the average microclimatic...

Mooney, B. L.; Porter, W. A.

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Corrosion-induced degradation of GaAs PHEMTs under operation in high humidity conditions  

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We have comprehensively investigated the degradation mechanism of AlGaAs/InGaAs pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistors (PHEMTs) under operation in high humidity conditions. PHEMTs degradation under high humidity ...

Hisaka, Takayuki

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Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid  

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Humid Climates to someone by E-mail Humid Climates to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Research Innovations Research Tools Building Science Education

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Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability at Wider Operating Temperature and Humidity Ranges  

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provides an overview of how operators of data centers can increase energy efficiency at wider operating temperatures and humidity ranges

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BC TIPS - Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans  

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Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans Building Technologies Program The U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge recognizes quality homes that also save you money. U.S. homebuilders from all areas of the country report growing buyer interest in energy-efficient houses, yet buyers often lack basic information that can help them make informed decisions. How can homebuyers tell exceptional energy performance from average energy performance? And how do they figure out just what that difference will mean in their energy bills? Spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Builders Challenge is a voluntary effort to address these consumer questions. The Builders

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SSRL30 Abstracts  

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Users' Meeting. Please use the abstract submission form via the web. Poster Session Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and will be highlighted during a poster...

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Abstract 1. Introduction  

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Apr 11, 2008 ... Abstract. This paper presents a general technique to develop approximation .... the hub location problem in the work by Ge et al. [14].

2008-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Temperature and Humidity Control: A Unique Approach  

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as in Singapore. The results presented herein are from one of these sites, consisting of two adjacent unoccupied guest rooms in a hotel, each equipped with chilled- water fan coil units. The two, virtually identical adja- cent rooms were selected primarily... for comparing the operation and performance of the ITHC with that of a dry-bulb temperature controller (DBTC) under the exact same conditions (solar, outdoor temperature and humidity, internal loads, etc.). To obtain com- parative results, the fan coil unit...

Shah, D. J.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Considerations for Energy Efficient Showers in Hot-Humid Climates  

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major Northeast utilities [2] have conducted extensive shower testing. The utilities have not released results of their testing, but provided the names of three manufacturers which had supplied showerheads for their programs. The utilities....D.,"Energy Efficiency Design Evalua- tion for the Texas Department of Corrections, "Proc. of Fiftv Annual Svm~osium on Im~rovina Buildina Enerav Efficiencv in Hot and Humid Climates, Sept. 13-14, 1988, Houston, pp.129-136. 2. PSEG of New Jersey and Northeast...

Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Comfort in Hot-Humid Climates with a Whole-House Dehumidifier, Windermere, Florida (Fact Sheet)  

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Maintaining comfort in a home can be challenging in hot-humid climates. At the common summer temperature set point of 75 degrees F, the perceived air temperature can vary by 11 degrees F because higher indoor humidity reduces comfort. Often the air conditioner (AC) thermostat set point is lower than the desirable cooling level to try to increase moisture removal so that the interior air is not humid or "muggy." However, this method is not always effective in maintaining indoor relative humidity (RH) or comfort. In order to quantify the performance of a combined whole-house dehumidifier (WHD) AC system, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America team Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) monitored the operation of two Lennox AC systems coupled with a Honeywell DH150 TrueDRY whole-house dehumidifier for a six-month period. By using a WHD to control moisture levels (latent cooling) and optimizing a central AC to control temperature (sensible cooling), improvements in comfort can be achieved while reducing utility costs. Indoor comfort for this study was defined as maintaining indoor conditions at below 60% RH and a humidity ratio of 0.012 lbm/lbm while at common dry bulb set point temperatures of 74 degrees -80 degrees F. In addition to enhanced comfort, controlling moisture to these levels can reduce the risk of other potential issues such as mold growth, pests, and building component degradation. Because a standard AC must also reduce dry bulb air temperature in order to remove moisture, a WHD is typically needed to support these latent loads when sensible heat removal is not desired.

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SSRL28 Abstract Submission  

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Visitor Info Visitor Info General Info Need more information? Contact: Cathy Knotts Manager, URA SSRL, MS 99 2575 Sand Hill Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 28th Annual Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Users' Meeting Menlo Park, California USA October 17-19, 2001 Oral Abstract Submissions - Due August 24 Poster Abstract Submissions - Due September 28 Users are invited to submit abstracts highlighting research activities conducted over the past year at SSRL for poster presentations at the Users' Meeting. Please use the abstract submission form via the web. POSTER SESSION Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and will be highlighted during a poster session and reception on Thursday, October 19. The poster session will be located just steps away from the main auditorium and the vendor display area. Users presenting posters must also register for the Users' Meeting.

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121

Computer Abstractions and Technology  

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& wheel Supersedes roller-ball mechanical mouse #12;Chapter 1 -- Computer Abstractions and Technology to building sized Embedded computers Hidden as components of systems Stringent power of machine instructions executed per operation Processor and memory system Determine how fast instructions

Huang, Chun-Hsi

122

C – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2012  

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...sedimentary formation and aquifers turn oxic upon groundwater over-abstraction or fracking fluid intrusion. Many...shallow ground-water aquifers may threaten the long-term...leakage into freshwater aquifers is a major concern accompanying...

123

Abstracts of contributed papers  

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This volume contains 571 abstracts of contributed papers to be presented during the Twelfth US National Congress of Applied Mechanics. Abstracts are arranged in the order in which they fall in the program -- the main sessions are listed chronologically in the Table of Contents. The Author Index is in alphabetical order and lists each paper number (matching the schedule in the Final Program) with its corresponding page number in the book.

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Variation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER The atmosphere over rural and urbanized areas differs in many ways in relation to terrain influences and human-induced variations (e.g., heat, humidity, wind, and pollution). The sun's energy penetrate  

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on amounts of solar energy that are accumulated at any given time. These controls range from extraterrestrial of variability cascade into plant productivity, solar energy technology, and urban climate processes, in generalVariation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER Abstract The atmosphere over rural

Hall, Sharon J.

125

TiO{sub 2} nanotube-based field effect transistors and their application as humidity sensors  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes fabricated by directly anodizing a Ti foil followed by ultrasonification. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes used to construct field effect transistors. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Electrical properties measured from the TiO{sub 2} nanotube-based field effect transistors. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Sensitive response of the TiO{sub 2} nanotube-based field effect transistors to water vapor. -- Abstract: TiO{sub 2} nanotubes are the building units of various devices of energy- and environment-related applications and the property studies of individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes are important to understand and improve the performance of TiO{sub 2} nanotubes-based devices. Here we report the electrical property study of individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes enabled by the construction of field effect transistors based on individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes. It is found that individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes exhibit typical n-type electrical conduction characteristics, with electron mobility of 6.9 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -3} cm{sup 2}/V s at V{sub ds} = 1 V, and electron concentration of 2.8 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 17} cm{sup -3}. Moreover, the on-off ratio of the TiO{sub 2} nanotube-based field effect transistors is as high as 10{sup 3}. Humidity sensing test shows the sensitive response of the individual TiO{sub 2} nanotubes to water vapor.

Liang, Fengxia [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong)] [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong); Luo, Lin-Bao [School of Electronic Science and Applied Physics, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei 230009, Anhui (China)] [School of Electronic Science and Applied Physics, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei 230009, Anhui (China); Tsang, Chun-Kwan; Zheng, Lingxia; Cheng, Hua [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong)] [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong); Li, Yang Yang, E-mail: yangli@cityu.edu.hk [Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

126

Impact of Infiltration and Ventilation on Measured Space Conditioning Energy and Moisture Levels in the Hot-Humid Climate, Cocoa, Florida (Fact Sheet)  

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Air infiltration and ventilation in residential buildings is a very large part of the heating loads, but empirical data regarding the impact on space cooling has been lacking. Moreover, there has been little data on how building tightness might relate to building interior moisture levels in homes in a hot and humid climate. To address this need, BA-PIRC has conducted research to assess the moisture and cooling load impacts of airtightness and mechanical ventilation in two identical laboratory homes in the hot-humid climate over the cooling season. ?

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2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Role of relative humidity in concrete expansion due to alkali-silica reaction and delayed ettringite formation: relative humidity thresholds, measurement methods, and coatings to mitigate expansion.  

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??Premature concrete deterioration due to alkali-silica reaction (ASR) and delayed ettringite formation (DEF) is a significant problem all over the world. In cases where these… (more)

Rust, Charles Karissa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Japan-Abstract.indd  

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Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Nuclear Energy Research Initiative U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH INITIATIVE United States/Japan ABSTRACT Principal Investigator (U.S.): S. Michael Modro, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Principal Investigator (Japan): Professor Hideki Matsui, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University Collaborators: University of Michigan, University of

129

FROM THE BLOGOSPHERE Abstractions  

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.com/nautilus and see Peer-to-Peer for news for peer-reviewers and about peer review http://blogs.nature in semi- natural field conditions over 3 years was a lot of work. I was worried something might go wrongFROM THE BLOGOSPHERE Abstractions Visit Nautilus for regular news relevant to Nature authors http://blogs.nature

Wu, Zhigang

130

Programme, Abstracts, Presentations & Proceedings  

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Programme, Abstracts, Presentations & Proceedings 24th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference October 8. #12;QR Codes for Smartphone Conference App Scan relevant QR to download the conference app QR code for Android QR code for iPhone The Conference4me application provides a digital, mobile copy of the confer

131

Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates | Department of Energy  

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Humid Climates Humid Climates Guides and Case Studies for Hot-Humid Climates Map of the Hot and Humid Climate Zone of the United States. This zone covers eastern Texas through Florida and reaches up to mid-Georgia it also includes Puerto Rico and Hawaii. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building America program has developed a series of best practices and case studies to help builders improve whole-house energy performance in buildings found in hot-humid climates. Best Practice Guides New Construction Case Studies Improvements to Existing Homes Case Studies Best Practice Guides 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in the Hot-Humid Climates - Volume 15 New Construction Case Studies Florida Project: Ravenwood Homes and Energy Smart Home Plans, Inc. - Cape Coral Builder: Ravenwood Homes

132

Guides and Case Studies for Mixed-Humid Climates | Department of Energy  

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Guides and Case Studies for Mixed-Humid Climates Guides and Case Studies for Mixed-Humid Climates Guides and Case Studies for Mixed-Humid Climates Map of the Mixed-Humid Climate which reaches from the coast of Maryland through North Carolina and sprawls to cover most of Kansas and Oklahoma. The Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a series of best practices and case studies to help builders improve whole-house energy performance in buildings found in mixed-humid climates. Best Practice Guides New Construction Case Studies Improvements to Existing Homes Case Studies Best Practice Guides 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in the Mixed-Humid Climates - Volume 16 New Construction Case Studies Maryland Project: North Point Lot 5 - Frederick Builder: Nexus EnergyHomes Profile: This urban infill community with 24 duplexes, 19 townhomes, and 7

133

Test Plan to Evaluate the Relationship Among IAQ, Comfort, Moisture, and Ventilation in Humid Climates  

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This experimental plan describes research being conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), in coordinatation with Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), Florida HERO, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to evaluate the impact of ventilation rate on interior moisture levels, temperature distributions, and indoor air contaminant concentrations. Specifically, the research team will measure concentrations of indoor air contaminants, ventilation system flow rates, energy consumption, and temperature and relative humidity in ten homes in Gainesville, FL to characterize indoor pollutant levels and energy consumption associated with the observed ventilation rates. PNNL and FSEC have collaboratively prepared this experimental test plan, which describes background and context for the proposed study; the experimental design; specific monitoring points, including monitoring equipment, and sampling frequency; key research questions and the associated data analysis approach; experimental logistics, including schedule, milestones, and team member contact information; and clearly identifies the roles and responsibilities of each team in support of project objectives.

Widder, Sarah H.; Martin, Eric

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

134

Biological & Environmental Research Abstracts Database  

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Submit Ober Abstracts All project abstracts should be submitted via email to: Please include the project title and principal investigator's name along with the abstract submission....

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T – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2011  

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...occur in breaking waves. Since solar radiation reaching the ocean surface is relatively...dehydroxylation kinetics of two natural occuring phases, lizardite and brucite, are...geoscience where hydrogen is produced either naturally or indirectly via industrial activities...

136

Humidity, Pressure, and Temperature Measurements in an Interdigitated-Flow PEM Hydrogen Fuel Cell  

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In situ measurements of humidity, temperature, and pressure are demonstrated for a polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell of interdigitated gas flow channel layout. Sensors are embedded at ...

S. Bell; G. Hinds; M. de Podesta; M. Stevens…

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Abstract IA37: Clinical genomics  

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...Research. 15 October 2014 meeting-abstract Clinical Genomics Clinical Genomics: Oral Presentations - Invited Abstracts Abstracts...2013; San Diego, CA Abstract IA37: Clinical genomics Katherine A. Janeway Dana-Farber Cancer Institute...

Katherine A. Janeway

2014-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

138

SSRL29 Abstract Form  

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Users are invited to submit abstracts highlighting research activities conducted over the past year at SSRL for oral or poster presentation at the meeting. Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and will be highlighted during a poster session and reception on Monday, October 7. Graduate students submitting posters must also register for the Users' Meeting and are eligible for one of the poster prizes. All posters require submission of this form no later than September 23 to guarantee space and inclusion in the program materials. Users are invited to submit abstracts highlighting research activities conducted over the past year at SSRL for oral or poster presentation at the meeting. Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and will be highlighted during a poster session and reception on Monday, October 7. Graduate students submitting posters must also register for the Users' Meeting and are eligible for one of the poster prizes. All posters require submission of this form no later than September 23 to guarantee space and inclusion in the program materials. Please Note: Fields marked with require entry. General Presentation Information Please select a presentation type: Oral Presentation Poster Presentation Invited Presentation: Users' Meeting Invited Presentation: Workshop Speaker

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Creating a Global Humidity DatasetCreating a Global Humidity Dataset Progress with the Marine ComponentProgress with the Marine Component  

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especially the Persian Gulf. Climatologies derived from actual data will be used later on to produce the end the possible under-representation in NCEP of humidity in the Persian Gulf. · some comparison of different

Feigon, Brooke

140

J – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2011  

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...both external and internal radiation for humans. They can be incorporated...USA 4 Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, 2575 Sand Hill...compounds: FeO, MgO, MnO occuring in variable quantity relations...iron-oxidizing potential of naturally-occurring microbiota in...

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141

T – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2012  

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...was used as the solution matrix and a xenon arc lamp that provides simulated sunlight...With broad spectrum illumination from the xenon arc lamp, Degussa P25 and two anatase...mainly controlled by relation sea-level oscillation, microbial facies architectures, other...

142

M – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2012  

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...a relatively large amount of gas (~20 cm3 ) so that we can make...repeat analyses of the same sample gas. A major component of our method...used directly in a combustion turbine. Field testing of CO2 storage...groundwater saturated with a CO2-H2S gas mixture obtained from a geothermal...

143

L – Goldschmidt Abstracts 2012  

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...Mont- Joli, Canada 4 LEGOS, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France When the...post- treated water directly from the reactor outflow was dominated by sequences related...2 g L-1 for C1 and C2. Treatment improved over time for C3, with effluent As concentrations...

144

Abstract List.PDF  

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Synthesis Workshop: University of Virginia, October 7-11, 2000 Synthesis Workshop: University of Virginia, October 7-11, 2000 LIST OF PRESENTATIONS and ACCOMPANYING ABSTRACTS Monday October 7, 2001 Relevance of SAFARI 2000: Science to National and International Program Goals 09:00 - 09:10 Official Welcome to the University of Virginia/Opening of the Synthesis Workshop Prof. Gene Block, Provost, University of Virginia 09:10 - 09:30 SAFARI 2000 - Past, Present, Future Asst. Prof. Robert J. Swap, University of Virginia 09:30 - 09:50 Relevance of SAFARI 2000 to the NASA ESE Dr. Diane Wickland, NASA HQ and Prof. Chris O. Justice, University of Maryland 09:50 - 10:10 Relevance of SAFARI 2000 to South Africa's National Research Foundation, the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology

145

Role of Wind in Vernacular Architecture of Hot and Humid Region of Iran  

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ROLE OF WIND IN VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE OF HOT AND HUMID REGION OF IRAN RAHMAN AZARI NAJAFABADI ACADEMIC STAFF STUDENT KIMIYA DANESHVAR SAHAR PAKSERESHT SARA POORYOUSEFZADEH STUDENT STUDENT ART... the total framework which underlies architecture. Vernacular architecture in hot and humid regions of Iran has strong bonds with local climate. Shenasil, Taremi and Wind towers are the features that have developed according to climatic considerations...

Najafabadi, R. A.; Daneshvar, K.; Pakseresht, K.; Pooryousefzadeh, S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Understanding the Temperature and Humidity Environment Inside a PV Module (Presentation), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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This PowerPoint presentation was originally given by Michael Kempe of NREL in February 2013 detailing a project funded by the SunShot Initiative. Understanding the Temperature and Humidity Environment Inside a PV Module aims to show that by choosing humidity conditions that more closely match the use environment, one can minimize the uncertainty associated with moisture induced degradation modes.

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Influence of Sea Surface Temperature on Humidity and Temperature in the Outflow of Tropical Deep Convection  

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-Service Aircraft (MOZAIC) project are analyzed in the vicinity of deep convective outflow to study the variationsInfluence of Sea Surface Temperature on Humidity and Temperature in the Outflow of Tropical Deep upper-tropospheric temperature and humidity by the Mea- surement of Ozone and Water Vapor by Airbus In

Johnson, Richard H.

148

PhD Student Position Vacancy Satellite Humidity Climate Data Records  

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's objective is to improve weather and climate predictions with the help of satellite data, particularly from1 PhD Student Position Vacancy Satellite Humidity Climate Data Records Climate change is a key satellite measurements of atmospheric humidity and clouds, and with climate model results. The group

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149

Abstract for Bogdan Mihaila  

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Bogdan Mihaila Bogdan Mihaila Los Alamos National Laboratory Solving the effective interaction puzzle in ultracold fermionic atom gases Ultracold alkali atoms provide experimentally accessible model systems for probing quantum states that manifest themselves at the macroscopic scale. Recent experimental realizations of superfluidity in dilute gases of ultracold fermionic atoms offer exciting opportunities to directly test theoretical models of related many-body fermion systems that are inaccessible to experimental manipulation. However, the microscopic interactions between fermions are potentially quite complex, and experiments in ultracold gases to date cannot clearly distinguish between the qualitatively different microscopic models that have been proposed. I will theoretically demonstrate to you that optical measurements of electron

150

Abstraction of Drift Seepage  

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This model report documents the abstraction of drift seepage, conducted to provide seepage-relevant parameters and their probability distributions for use in Total System Performance Assessment for License Application (TSPA-LA). Drift seepage refers to the flow of liquid water into waste emplacement drifts. Water that seeps into drifts may contact waste packages and potentially mobilize radionuclides, and may result in advective transport of radionuclides through breached waste packages [''Risk Information to Support Prioritization of Performance Assessment Models'' (BSC 2003 [DIRS 168796], Section 3.3.2)]. The unsaturated rock layers overlying and hosting the repository form a natural barrier that reduces the amount of water entering emplacement drifts by natural subsurface processes. For example, drift seepage is limited by the capillary barrier forming at the drift crown, which decreases or even eliminates water flow from the unsaturated fractured rock into the drift. During the first few hundred years after waste emplacement, when above-boiling rock temperatures will develop as a result of heat generated by the decay of the radioactive waste, vaporization of percolation water is an additional factor limiting seepage. Estimating the effectiveness of these natural barrier capabilities and predicting the amount of seepage into drifts is an important aspect of assessing the performance of the repository. The TSPA-LA therefore includes a seepage component that calculates the amount of seepage into drifts [''Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA) Model/Analysis for the License Application'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 168504], Section 6.3.3.1)]. The TSPA-LA calculation is performed with a probabilistic approach that accounts for the spatial and temporal variability and inherent uncertainty of seepage-relevant properties and processes. Results are used for subsequent TSPA-LA components that may handle, for example, waste package corrosion or radionuclide transport.

J.T. Birkholzer

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Abstract for David Chamulak  

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Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI The Effect of Ne-22 on the Thermonuclear Processes in White Dwarf Supernovae Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) are among the most luminous events in the universe. A single SN Ia at maximum light is as bright as its host galaxy. This property along with the ability to calibrate their light curves has made SNe Ia the premier standard candle for measuring cosmological distances. SNe Ia have recently been found to fall into two populations, a "prompt", and a "tardy" type. The "prompt" type supernovae have been observed to be on average brighter then their "tardy" relatives. It is currently unknown what causes the dispersion in the brightness of SNe Ia, but one idea could be the composition of the progenitor star. Ne-22 is the

152

Abstract for Jorge Segovia  

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Grupo de Fısica Nuclear and IUFFyM, Universidad de Salamanca Grupo de Fısica Nuclear and IUFFyM, Universidad de Salamanca Constituent Quark Model Description of Heavy Meson Phenomenology The scientific community has witnessed what is called the golden age for heavy quarko- nium physics, dawned a decade ago and initiated by the confluence of exciting theoretical advances in QCD and an explosion of related experimental activity. At low energies of QCD, where the hadron properties are involved, perturbative calculations cannot be applied and other methods should be developed to deal with. Among them, constituent quark models, which incorporate the main properties of QCD, describe quite well mesons and baryons as composite objects made of constituent valence quarks. An investigation of heavy meson properties within the framework of

153

RVW_Abstract  

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Carbon Nanotube Synthesis in Premixed and Diffusion Flame Carbon Nanotube Synthesis in Premixed and Diffusion Flame Configurations: Roles of Gas Composition and Catalyst & Related LII Measurements 
 Randy L. Vander Wal Penn State University, John and Willie Leone Family Dept. of Energy and Mineral Engineering and the EMS Energy Institute., 203 Hosler, University Park, PA 16802, USA Flame synthesis of CNTs provides unique features not realized in current synthetic methods utilizing an arc discharge or high-temperature furnace. Combustion of a portion of the hydrocarbon gas provides the elevated temperatures required with the remaining fuel quite naturally serving as the hydrocarbon reagent. Hence the flame constitutes an efficient source of energy and hydrocarbon reactant. Furthermore, since flame synthesis has a demonstrable history

154

Technical and Economic Analysis of Chemical Looping Combustion with Humid Air Turbine Power Cycle  

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Abstract Chemical looping combustion (CLC) is an innovative concept that offers potentially attractive option to capture CO2 with appreciably lower thermal efficiency penalties when compared to the tradition approaches. This paper presents process simulation, technical and economic analysis of the CLC integrated with humid air turbine (HAT) cycle for natural gas-fired power plant with CO2 capture. Aspen Plus® process simulator and Aspen Process Economic Analyzer® were employed for technical and economic analysis of the CLC-HAT and conventional HAT cycle.The analysis shows the CLC- HAT cycle has a thermal efficiency of 57 % at oxidizing temperature of 1,200 oC and reducer inlet temperature of 530 oC. The economic evaluation performed shows that a 50 MWth CLC-HAT plant with a projected lifetime of 30 y has a payback period of 6 y compared to 7 y for conventional HAT cycle. This indicates that CLC-HAT cycle is commercially viable with respect to CO2 capture cost.

Akeem Olaleye; Meihong Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Bird faunas of the humid montane forests of Mesoamerica: biogeographic patterns and priorities for conservation  

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, and Veracruz; Bird faunas of Mesoamerican humid montane forests 2 53 \\ c S1NDU \\ \\ yy NAYJAt-V—\\ TAN C1—5 MICHO '— v '~- . TEMAS TAX GU - 1 CO y ERR A, YUCUN//T CUATR' f 7 ^ .TAMPS ^^^ HIDAL //^MALIN /ACVERA v /-- r KIAHU / P^f-^ // / 1 GUAPA /\\ Jtf/ GUACU... sizes; badly Bird faunas ofMesoamerican humid montane forests 255 needed are surveys in tiny and remote humid montane forest patches. Because of the concentration of our field surveys in the northern part of the study area (Mexico), more detailed...

Herná ndez-Bañ os, Blanca E.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Escalante-Pliego, B. Patricia

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Effects of temperature, relative humidity, and scarification method on the germination of Lupinus texensis Hook. seeds  

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germination after 14 days. The best scarification treatment was a 1-hour soak in concentrated sulfuric acid. In a preliminary study, both aeration and leaching after 2 days also improved germina- (loll. Storage of scarified seeds at an ambient RH of 54...+3% and an air temperature of 2421 C decreased germination of seeds from source i' from 100. 0% to 7. 0% after a 1-week treatment. The optimum temperature range for germination was 17' to 26'C for acid-scari- fied seeds from sources ill, 4i2, iP4, iP5, and i...

Kaspar, Michael Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

157

Effect of Relative Humidity on the Penetrability and Sporicidal Activity of Formaldehyde  

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...contains 50%0 water, was used, the...FORMALDEHYDE additional water. The RH of the...prevent formaldehyde condensation on it; however...TABLE 1. Per cent recovery of B. subtilis...within, the precise atmospheric condition and formaldehyde...sterile distilled- water blank. The blank...

Robert K. Hoffman; David R. Spiner

1970-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Kinetics of size changes of individual Bacillus thuringiensis spores in response to changes in relative humidity  

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...measurements of sizes of Bacillus spores can discriminate...freeze-dried and crushed Bacillus subtilis spores as a function...of two components of Bacillus sphaericus spores, which they...cells and spores of B. subtilis after various...

Andrew J. Westphal; P. Buford Price; Terrance J. Leighton; Katherine E. Wheeler

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

The effect of temperature and relative humidity levels upon charcoal tube sampling for vinyl choloride  

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. O cart-per-million (ppm), and a ceiling 5. 0 ppm averaged over any period not exceeding 15 (5) minutes. ' In an effo rt to determine a worker's TWA for UCM, a tube packed with activated carbon is used as an adsorbent. The accumulated samole.... Organic vapors, as far back as the 1950's have been successfully collected on solid adsorbents followed by desorption into a GC-FID. The chromatograph is able to separate a mixture into components, and quantitatively measure each one, making it superior...

McCaskill, Gerald Daniel

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

160

SURFACE ENERGY OF COATED PAPER: EFFECT OF CALENDERING CONDITIONS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY  

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energy(1-3) of a substrate can be defined as a measure of energy required to form a unit area of new, such as spreading coefficient(1,3) . The surface energy of a substrate can be estimated by measuring the contact on the surface of a substrate can be measured using the sessile drop method(3) and hence the surface energy

Fleming, Paul D. "Dan"

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161

The use of satellite cloud pictures to determine average relative humidity below 500 mb  

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satellite cloud photographs "an be used in numeri=al weather prediction. Other examples are certain to evolve as better techniques for photograph interpretation are developed, The primary objective of this research was to deter- mine the relationships... recorded from the 0000 GCT reports. The satellit pictures used in this study were ob- tained from the Meteorological Satellite Laboratory of the U. S Weather Bur au (National Weather Satellite Center, 1965a and 1965b). The dates selected...

West, Philip Walter

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

162

Climate regulation of humid tropical hydrology BHS 10th National Hydrology Symposium, Exeter, 2008  

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might influence tropical water resources. Introduction The humid tropics can be defined as the global, Bangladesh, and most of South-east Asia (Fosberg et al., 1961). Its climate contains distinctive dynamics

Chappell, Nick A

163

Better Unitary Equipment Air-Handlers for Efficiency and Humidity Control  

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procedure gives too little credit for advanced air handlers that reduce air conditioning load and facilitate adaptive humidity control through automatic fan speed adjustment. DC permanent magnet variable speed motors have much lower market share than less...

Sachs, H. M.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Applications of Commercial Heat Pump Water Heaters in Hot, Humid Climates  

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Heat pump water heaters can provide high-efficiency water heating and supplemental space cooling and dehumidification in commercial buildings throughout the United States. They are particularly attractive in hot, humid areas where cooling loads...

Johnson, K. F.; Shedd, A. C.

165

Measuring High-Frequency Humidity, Temperature and Radio Refractive Index in the Surface Layer  

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Three different instrument systems are compared in their ability to either directly or indirectly measure humidity, temperature, and refractive-index fluctuations. Each system consists of a basic instrument—a Lyman-? hygrometer, an infrared ...

J. T. Priestley; R. J. Hill

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Simulation Study of Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump System in the Hot-Humid Climate.  

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??The beachfront hotel with hybrid geothermal heat pump system (HyGSHP), located in the hot-humid climate, is simulated by TRNSYS in the thesis, and the simulation… (more)

Zhu, Jiang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

A passive cooling design for multifamily residences [sic] in hot, humid climates  

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People living in hot, humid climates suffer either from extremely uncomfortable weather conditions or from the great cost of air-conditioning systems for maintaining comfort. Most of the available passive cooling techniques ...

Tang, Joseph C

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

High Temperature/Low Humidity Polymer Electrolytes Derived from Ionic Liquids  

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Presentation on High Temperature/Low Humidity Polymer Electrolytes Derived from Ionic Liquids to the High Temperature Membrane Working Group Meeting held in Arlington, Virginia, May 26,2005.

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Simulation and Optimization of the Temperature and Humidity Independent Control Showcase  

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A new kind of showcase with temperature and humidity independent control is introduced in this paper to reduce the energy consumption of the showcase's air-conditioning system. Computational Fluid Dynamics was employed to investigate this new...

Hou, H.; Yu, L.; Wan, X.; Chen, H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HVAC Design Strategy for a Hot-Humid Production Builder, Houston...  

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Size: 1,757 ft 2 to 4,169 ft 2 Price Range: about 260,000 to 450,000 Date Completed: 2013 Climate Zone: Hot-humid PERFORMANCE DATA HERS index: Builder standard practice 66;...

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The effect of humidity on the collection efficiency for oxygenated compounds adsorbed on activated charcoal  

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THE EPPECT OP HUMIDITY ON THE COLIECTION EFFICIENCY POR OXYGENATED COMPOUNDS ADSORBED ON ACTIVATED CHARCOAL A Thesis by ROBERT BRUCE WALTON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1990 Major Subject: Industrial Hygiene THE EFFECT OF HUMIDITY ON THE COLLECTIOM EFFICIENCY FOR OXYGENATED COMPOUNDS ADSORBED ON ACTIVATED CHARCOAL A Thesis by ROBERT BRUCE WALTON Approved...

Walton, Robert Bruce

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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SAND2007-2331 SAND2007-2331 Unlimited Release Printed April 2007 Autothermal Reforming of Natural Gas to Synthesis Gas Reference: KBR Paper #2031 Steven F. Rice and David P. Mann Prepared by Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 and Livermore, California 94550 Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company, for the United States Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. Approved for public release; further dissemination unlimited. Issued by Sandia National Laboratories, operated for the United States Department of Energy by Sandia Corporation. NOTICE: This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United

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penetrating radar survey and tracer observations at the West Pearl penetrating radar survey and tracer observations at the West Pearl Queen carbon sequestration pilot site, New Mexico Thomas H. Wilson*, Arthur W. Wells, J. Rodney Diehl, Grant S. Bromhal, Duane H. Smith, and William Carpenter*, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA & Morgantown, WV & *West Virginia University Department of Geology and Geography The potential for leakage of injected CO 2 at carbon sequestration sites is a significant concern in the design and deployment of long-term carbon sequestration efforts. Effective and reliable monitoring of near-surface environments in the vicinity of these sites is essential to ensure the viability of sequestration activities as well as long term public and environmental safety. Identification of geological features such as faults, fracture zones,

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Proper maintenance can help vehicles perform as designed, positively affecting fuel economy, emissions, and overall driveability. This paper addresses the issue of whether air filter replacement improves fuel economy. Described are measured results for increasing air filter pressure drop in turbocharged diesel-engine-powered vehicles, with primary focus on changes in vehicle fuel economy but also including

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......California, and Enola, Arkansas, and before and after hydraulic fracturing in Camborne, Cornwall. These changes can be directly...Overhauser proton memory- magnetometer sensor mounted on a trailer or boom and a satellite- controlled vehicle dead reckoning......

Abstracts for the Thirteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......other calamities of natural origin. The Disaster...HellenicMining Coof Cyprus has yielded a large...evaluation difficult. The natural wavefield used in...telephone cables, gas and sewer pipes is...technology used for gas hazard surveys at...TROODOS OPHIOLITE, CYPRUS G Maliotis, Hellenic......

Abstracts for the Fifteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Steel Co, Ltd.. The model HF-2000 Cold-field emission...unknon. le have used confocal laser microscopy and fluorescent tracers...observed under the confocal laser microscope. Ihen CD was applied...through their exocytotic membrane fusion. After the removal of CD......

The Forty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......hydrofluoric acid method (HF method) using human chromosomes...from the slide glasses. HF method : After specimens...6% formvar and 0 3 % HF. We discuss here the results using confocal laser scanning microscope and...and consequent membrane fusion during thawing of cells......

The Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Radiation Effect Research in Nuclear Fuel Cycle Jun TAKADA1...Hiroshima Univ. Development of Nuclear fuel cycle has been promoting as an important energy policy in our country in the 21st...Siberia with underground nuclear explosions, restricted......

Nuclear Fuel Cycle for 21 Century; Public Radioprotection

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......was developed on Ihe around of H similar principle to that of aerial survey and was applied to measurements of the rat and mouse...acid phos- phatase) activity in chicken bone tissues. Osamu Fukushima, Hlroshi Yamashlta and Carol V. Gay Dept.Anat.Jikei Univ......

The Forty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Tanaka* Koriyama Inst.Med.Immunol., Fukushima-ken,963 Japan; *Inst.Med.Sci...Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope K. Fukushima, T. Kaneyama, F. Hosokawa, H. Tsuno...163-91, Japan PD-9 Reconstruction fro* aerial stereo pair images H. Ohira, *E......

The Forty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

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... 've been working on a process to convert sugars into a chemical intermediate known as 5-hydroxymethylfurfural, or HMF. This is very flexible and can be converted into plastics or fuel ...

2007-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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......transition to I x 1 phase on heating process above 830 C were...and a=l 13.8 , the space group being R?. The...fitted with a mag- netic sector system and a scanning...conventional magnetic sector type EELS analyzing system...elapsed since the first construction of universal-type 0......

The Thirty-second Symposium of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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One such site is SASOL in South Africa, which uses ATRs licensed by Lurgi out of Germany. As stated above, KBR-designed ATRs have been installed in ammonia plants in Kitimat,...

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......System has been developed for UK opencast coal exploration. W e have used explosive...physical properties to the study of rock chemistry. OG15 DETERMINATION OF MODEL MINERALOGY...and organic carbon content (using a combustion/C02 gas analyser method) i n d i c......

Abstracts for the Thirteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......voltage power source and that the standard resistance is housed in a separate...structure. Not only the general plan of structure of the prolamellar...Interesting Nuclear Structure. (Review on Nuclear Inclusion Body in...tracks of fission fragments from uranium and their interaction with......

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......resulting in an ultra- depleted lithosphereunable to...REACTION' (CONCRETE CANCER) USING DIELECTRIC ANALYSIS...elements potassium (K), uranium (U) and thorium (Th...lakes and aeolian sands. Uranium anomalies occur throughout...velocititiesof 8km/s when also depleted of 10-20%of gabbroic......

Abstracts for the Fifteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New low-dimensional materials such as graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) have opened up new opportunities in experimental condensed matter physics, chemistry, materials...

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......changed at the upper reservoir of the pumped-storage power station at Ffestiniog, N...count rates falling within the seawater background, while high gamma ray...West, Plymouth P U 8AA. Large storage pots were sampled at the Urartu......

Abstracts for the Fifteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......University, Tsu, 514, Japan Arc discharging carbon rods...nanoscale physics. Since the arc discharge method is applicable with...Tsukuba 305, 2 Showa Electric Wire & Cable,Ltd. 2-2-1...were synthesized by an electric arc method, were examined......

The Forty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......carrier of constituent units of cell walls such as cuticles and waxes. 28-11-1015 Action of pradimicin on reverting protoplasts...studied the SCM and the electron beam analysis on the vector pipeline computer CRAY X-MP. On the computer, the SCM can be run......

The Forty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Hachlouli. Tokyo 192-03, Japan. Wax-rich cells of Euglena gracilis...previously. The proplastids In these wax-rich cells were shown to contain...Wben the apeiiaen teaperature wax 3007 or higher, this ptttnoaanon...electron beam. Using the vector pipeline supercomputer CRAY X-MP......

The Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......central body of the virus vanished or became defective very frequently. 4) In the cytoplasm...The fine structure of martensite in plain car- bon steels has been studied by transmission...around the dislocations and tiny metastable car- bides precipitate in situ. With the......

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1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Voltage Electron Microscope Observation or Gate destructed Transistor Fumiko Arakawa...KJmura, T. Itoh and J. Sugiyama* Wood Research Institute, Kyoto University...sweat gland and hair follicles. In the red free margin, the epithelial prolongations......

The Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......there were no smooth muscle cells in the red pulp, so nerve fibers terminated around...longitudinal faces, were. prepared from small wood blocks. They were useful to understand...microscopic histochemistry of glycoconju- gates in the duodenal glands of the cow Kazushige......

Abstracts of Papers Presented at the Thirtieth Hokkaido Regional; Memorial Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......epltheium, the devetopmont of Wood vessels around the aVaotar sac...scanning electron microscopy on the red pulp of various mammalian spleens...hydrostatic pressures. The splenic red pulp of these animals consisted...olycoconjugatcs and sulfoglycoconju gates in the rat digestive tract This......

The Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......from the surface field of the cathode without space charge. The...of the distance between the cathode and the anode by considering...diameter, and showed presynaptic active zones which were composed of a fine meshwork of fibnllar materials and accumulated granular materials......

Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 1985 Kansai Regional Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......properties for the cathode materials, we have assessed...structure of the bio-active ceramics and the...Research In Inorganic Materials, Namikl, Tsukuba...between surface active ceramls (A-W...Fujita Department of Materials Science and Engineering......

The Forty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......monoamine few positive materials were found in the...voltage power supply, cathode and anode plates...cells ijunmore- active to S-100 protein...preservation of biological materials. It has been indicated...radiation sensitive material such as a purple...assisted field emission cathode. The higher efficiency......

The Forty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conference on Building Commissioning Whitepaper on: Commissioning of Combined Heat and Power Systems Information was compiled with support from the U. S. Department of Energy and...

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......spacing of between 2 and 6 km. PLANS FOR CRUSTAL SEISMIC REFLECTION...Leeds, LS2 9JT. By world standards Cameroon is considered aseismic...Institute of Geological and Mining Research (IRGM), Cameroon...Bedston Observatory. This paper reviews recent and future work on gravity......

Abstracts for the Fifteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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... elements, heterogeneous soils. £CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Astron omicas y Geof isicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata,. La Plata (1900), Argentina.

1910-20-30T23:59:59.000Z

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......Since B. hominis was well-stained with Sudan Black stain, the localization of lipids...me diffraction pattern makes arcs. By thermal polymerization, the DCHD was also polymerized...isotopic features, they suffered unique thermal metamorphism. In the metamorphism phyllosilicates......

The Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biography Michael C. Browne Current Address: Home Address: The University of Washington 3833 23rd Ave W. Nuclear Physics Laboratory Seattle, WA 98199 Seattle, WA 98195 (206)...

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......to environmental toxicants William W. AU1 , 1 Dept. Preventive Med. and Community Health, The Univ. of Texas Med. Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-1110, USA Chemicals that can induce genotoxic effects in somatic cells can also induce transmissible......

Satellite Symposium: Transgenerational Effects with Various Agents

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory (INL) project, which is being conducted with assistance from the Institute for Energy Technology at the Norway Halden Reactor Project, is investigating in-pile fuel...

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......microscopy, combined with die tannic acid and chitosan infiltration, clearly demonstrated the...inhibited by the presence of aculeacin A, an inhibitor of /}-(!, --* 3) glucan. 23-HV-1045...repressed by PAO. A tyroslne kinase inhibitor, erbstatin, altered the dynamics of......

The Fifty-second Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy: Held at Nipponseinenkan; Shinjuku; Tokyo; on May 22?24. 1996

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......RESISTIVITY SOUNDING FOR GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION IN THE NORTHERN...potential sites for geothermal energy. Apparent resistivity...f r i c t i o n a l heating of the probe on insertion...which perturb the local geothermal gradient. To isolate...Cornwall, the Lake District and Scotland. Noisy......

Abstracts for the Thirteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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manufactures a portable, electric-powered wire-wheel machine that removes coating for pipeline inspection and repair operations. The equipment is designed to provide an...

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......at the upper reservoir of the pumped-storage power station at Ffestiniog, N Wales...carbonates show count rates falling within the seawater background, while high gamma ray fluxes...South West, Plymouth P U 8AA. Large storage pots were sampled at the Urartu Capital......

Abstracts for the Fifteenth UK Geophysical Assembly

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Low-level Radioactive Waste Storage Center are in operation inRokkasho-mura...Aomori Prefecture. Spent Fuel Storage Facility have already completed...stored in the Vitri- fied Waste Storage Facility. Commercial Uranium...agricultural prod- ucts, seawater, seafoods etc.) around the......

Nuclear Fuel Cycle for 21 Century; Public Radioprotection

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......tumors with those in neptunium (Np)- or radon (Rn)-induced lung tumors. Genomic...Semipalatinsk nuclear testing site (STNS), Kazakhstan, including 87 atmospheric. Several hundred thousand people living in the East Kazakhstan region were exposed to radioactive fallout......

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2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......flux ($) and irradiation temperature (7") as follows: CLOC...adjoining visual cones in the snake retina Shingo HARA and-Masayuki...junctions of visual cells in the snake retina (Elaphe quadrivirgata...Between days six and seven, development of the epididymal preadipose......

Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 1981 Kyushu Regional Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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......Then the tissues were brought into room temperature and hydrated with cacodylate buffer...one of the purified mold lipases and snake venom phos- pholipases, respectively...from known amino acid sequence. 11. Development of quantitative immunoelectron mi- croscopy......

The Thirty-first Symposium of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy Held at Faculty of Engineering; University of Tokyo; Tokyo; Japan October 17-18; 1985 Main Theme: Localization of Constituents

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

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symptoms and performance of office work under combined exposure to temperature, noise and air pollution. PhD Thesis. International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy,...

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this environment. To find and ... offers researchers an environment where the entire problem ... ware architecture for the FFT”, Proceedings of ICASSP. 1998, vol ...

1910-00-82T23:59:59.000Z

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We present a unique approach to the design and synthesis of "giant molecules" based on "nano-atoms" for engineering structures across multiple length scales and controlling their...

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...analyses of spillways, non-straight gravity dams and dams with...commercial activity, its two gasoline stations, the fire station...initial FFT-based detector is run on the continuous data from...solution process in a natural and straight- forward way.The weight...

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Our method runs in sublinear time on networks where the maximum degree grows doubly logarithmic with respect to the number of nodes. For collaboration ...

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Nov 16, 2013 ... This is ongoing work in collaboration with Stuart Kent. Vladimir Sverak, University of Minnesota. Sun, Nov 17, 11:30–12:20, MATH 175.

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... ' following an air puff. This work could prove useful in the future development of audio and telecommunication aids for the hearing impaired. First author

2009-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Memory abstractions for parallel programming  

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A memory abstraction is an abstraction layer between the program execution and the memory that provides a different "view" of a memory location depending on the execution context in which the memory access is made. Properly ...

Lee, I-Ting Angelina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance of a solar-ambient hybrid source heat pump drier for copra drying under hot-humid weather conditions  

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Abstract This paper communicates the energy performance of a solar-ambient hybrid source heat pump drier (SAHSHPD) for copra drying under hot-humid weather conditions. The standard energy performance parameters such as coefficient of performance (COP), condenser heat capacity (Qc) and specific moisture extraction rate (SMER) were evaluated. The results showed that COP of a SAHSHPD was varied between 2.31 and 2.77 with an average value of 2.54. The condenser heating capacity was varied between 2900 W and 3750 W with an average value of 3290 W. The SMER was calculated as 0.79 kg/kWh. The moisture content (on wet basis) of the copra was reduced from about 52% to about 9.2% and 9.8% in 40 h for trays at bottom and top, respectively. The quality of copra obtained in a SAHSHPD was found to be higher compared to other drying methods.

M. Mohanraj

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant and microbial controls on nitrogen retention and loss in a Humid Tropical Forest  

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Humid tropical forests are generally characterized by the lack of nitrogen (N) limitation to net primary productivity, yet paradoxically have high potential for N loss. We conducted an intensive field experiment with {sup 15}NH{sub 4} and {sup 15}NO{sub 3} additions to highly weathered tropical forest soils to determine the relative importance of N retention and loss mechanisms. Over half of all the NH{sub 4}{sup +} produced from gross mineralization was rapidly converted to NO{sub 3}{sup -} during the process of gross nitrification. During the first 24 h plant roots took up 28 % of the N mineralized, dominantly as NH{sub 4}{sup +}, and were a greater sink for N than soil microbial biomass. Soil microbes were not a significant sink for added {sup 15}NH{sub 4}{sup +} or {sup 15}NO{sub 3}{sup -} during the first 24 hr, and only for {sup 15}NH{sub 4}{sup +} after 7 d. Patterns of microbial community composition, as determined by Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism analysis, were weakly, but significantly correlated with nitrification and denitrification to N{sub 2}O. Rates of dissimilatory NO{sub 3}{sup -} reduction to NH{sub 4}{sup +} (DNRA) were high in this forest, accounting for up to 25 % of gross mineralization and 35 % of gross nitrification. DNRA was a major sink for NO{sub 3}{sup -} which may have contributed to the lower rates of N{sub 2}O and leaching losses. Despite considerable N conservation via DNRA and plant NH{sub 4}{sup +} uptake, the fate of approximately 45% of the NO{sub 3}{sup -} produced and 22% of the NH{sub 4}{sup +} produced were not measured in our fluxes, suggesting that other important pathways for N retention and loss (e.g., denitrification to N{sub 2}) are important in this system. The high proportion of mineralized N that was rapidly nitrified and the fates of that NO{sub 3}{sup -} highlight the key role of gross nitrification as a proximate control on N retention and loss in humid tropical forest soils. Furthermore, our results demonstrate the importance of the coupling between DNRA and plant uptake of NH{sub 4}{sup +} as a potential N conserving mechanism within tropical forests.

Templer, P.; Silver, W.; Pett-Ridge, J.; DeAngelis, K.M.; Firestone, M.K.

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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In Situ Validation of a Correction for Time-Lag and Bias Errors in Vaisala RS80-H Radiosonde Humidity Measurements  

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In Situ Validation of a Correction for Time-Lag and In Situ Validation of a Correction for Time-Lag and Bias Errors in Vaisala RS80-H Radiosonde Humidity Measurements L. M. Miloshevich National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder, Colorado H. Vömel and S. J. Oltmans National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Boulder, Colorado A. Paukkunen Vaisala Oy Helsinki, Finland Introduction Radiosonde relative humidity (RH) measurements are fundamentally important to Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program goals because they are used in a wide variety of both operational and research applications, including initialization of numerical models and evaluation of model results, validation of remote-sensor water vapor retrievals, construction of water vapor climatologies and studies of climate trends, parameterization of cloud processes, and as input to

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Cattle Production Practices in Grazed Watersheds of the Humid Region  

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, conference proceeding papers, abstracts, magazine articles, and an international award winning web site and rivers The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water (1998) noted that the most common farm investment in cattle production has to be balanced against the environmental and regulatory

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Water-dependent domain motion and flexibility in ribonuclease A and the invariant features in its hydration shell. An X-ray study of two low-humidity crystal forms of the enzyme  

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The structures of two low-humidity crystal forms of rihonulease A have been determined at high resolution. When compared with other relevant forms, they provide information on the mobility of the enayme, the invariant features in its hydration shell and the possible relation between dehydration and enzyme action.

Kishan, R.V.R.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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in nuclear systems Professor Gerd Roepke Institute of Physics, Rostock University, Germany Abstract To describe cluster formation in nuclear matter at subsaturation densities,...

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Physics is needed" Professor Ulrich Mosel Univ Giessen, Inst Theoret Phys, Giessen, Germany Abstract: Long baseline experiments with neutrinos require a precise knowledge of the...

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Professor Helmut Satz Fakultaet fuer Physik, Universitaet Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany 10 May 2012 Abstract Hadron abundances in all high energy collisions follow the...

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energies" Dr. Olena Linnyk Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Study (FIAS), Frankfurt, Germany Abstract: Analysis of SPS and RHIC data have established that collisions of heavy...

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of York, York, UK Abstract: The new international FAIR facility in Darmstadt, Germany, has been launched and will provide a major radioactive beam facility in Europe for a...

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and Physics Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL NSCL, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI ABSTRACT: The slowing down and thermalizing of nuclear reaction products from projectile...

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Biological & Environmental Research Abstracts Database  

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Welcome to the Biological and Environmental Research Abstracts Database The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) conducts research in...

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Efficient CSP Z Data Abstraction  

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This paper proposes an algorithm for abstracting infinite state CSP Z —formal combination of CSP (behavioural part) and Z (data part ... model checking. Differently from previous...

Adalberto Farias; Alexandre Mota; Augusto Sampaio

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Fusion Machine (extended abstract)  

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The Fusion Machine (extended abstract) Philippa Gardner Cosimo Laneve Lucian Wischik March 27, 2002. In particular, we describe a dis- tributed abstract machine called the fusion machine. In it, only channels exist at runtime. It uses a form of concurrent constraints called fusions--equations on channel names

Gardner, Philippa

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Clara Aldana (Nantes) Abstract: TBA  

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Program Clara Aldana (Nantes) TBA Abstract: TBA Ubertino Battisti (Torino) "Fourier integral operators on manifolds with boundary and index of symplectomorphisms on manifolds with boundary" Abstract using Egorov Theorem, that U is always Fredholm and set i() = i(U ). In a joint work with S. Coriasco

Baer, Christian

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Poster Abstract of Eighteenth ARM STM: Sort by Title  

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with Multiscale Modeling Framework (MMF) Simulated Radar Profiles ABSTRACT, POSTER Marchand, R., Ackerman, T., and Beagley, N. A Comparison of Heating Rates and Related Cloud...

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Protein-Protein Relation Extraction from Biomedical Abstracts  

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Ahmed Vanderbilt University Hasan Davulcu, Sukru Tikves, Radhika Nair, and Chintan Patel Arizona State Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D., Hasan Davulcu, Ph.D., Sukru Tikves, Radhika Nair, and Chintan Patel v #12;#12;CONTENTS List of Figures ix List of Tables xi 1 BioEve 1 Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D., Hasan Davulcu, Ph

Davulcu, Hasan

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Preparation and humidity controlling behaviors of sepiolite/polyacrylic acid (sodium) composite  

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Sepiolite/polyacrylic acid (sodium) nanocomposite was synthesized using inverse suspension polymerization method under different sepiolite content, dispersant content and neutralization degree with orthogonal experiments. The surface morphology and structure of sepiolite/polyacrylic acid composite were observed and analyzed, and the humidity controlling properties of composites were determined by absorption and desorption testing. The results showed that sepiolite/polyacrylic acid composite was in a fine particle with rough surface. During the polymerization process, acrylic acid monomer was grafted with hydroxyl on the surface of sepiolite and then intercalated successfully into the tetrahedral silica layers of sepiolite. With the increasing of sepiolite content, dispersant conten, neutralization degree and the humidity controlling behaviors of composite rose initially and then dropped down. The impact of three factors on the humidity controlling behavior of composites increased by the order of sepiolite content, dispersant content and neutralization degree. The optimum preparation parameters are sepiolite content of 4%, dispersant content of 15% and neutralization degree of 90%.

Jihui Wang; Shuping Ren; Mengjie Guo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical humidity sensors based on titania films fabricated by sol?gel and thermal evaporation methods  

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This paper reports a comparative study of an optical humidity sensor based on titania films fabricated by sol?gel and thermal evaporation methods. As semiconducting oxides are known for their n-type conduction because of the presence of oxygen vacancies, therefore they prove to be very good sensors for humidity. Sensing elements of the optical humidity sensor presented here consist of a rutile structured one-layered TiO2 thin film deposited on the base of an isosceles glass prism of thickness 1000 ?. This TiO2 film is porous and sensitive to humidity. The other sensing element consists of a film of the same material deposited by the thermal evaporation method on the base of a prism of the same thickness. Light from a He?Ne laser enters the prism from one of the isosceles faces of the prism and gets reflected from the glass?film interface, before emerging out from its other isosceles face. The emergent beam is collected through an optical fibre, which is connected to an optical power meter for measurement. Variations in the intensity of light caused by changes in humidity lying in the range of 5% RH to 95% RH have been recorded. A sensor fabricated by the thermal evaporation method shows better sensitivity than the sol?gel method. Scanning electron micrographs of both the films show that the film prepared by the thermal evaporation method is more porous and continuous than the film prepared by the sol?gel method, resulting in more sensitivity to humidity.

B C Yadav; N K Pandey; Amit K Srivastava; Preeti Sharma

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Aristotelian Logic, Axioms, and Abstraction  

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......01ms. HALE, B., and C. WRIGHT [2001]: The Reason's...Oxford University Press. SHAPIRO, S., and A. Weir [1999...8, 160-189. WRIGHT, C. [1983]: Frege's Conception...Press. ABSTRACT. Stewart Shapiro and Alan Weir have argued......

ROY T. COOK

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control Humidity With Single-Duct, Single-Zone, Constant Air Volume System  

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for the AHLJ after Adjusted Conditions I I Return Fan: off; Return Damper: closed; Outside Air Damper: closed (signal) I 7- 14-99 9:44 AM AHU Dimensions Total Air Flow (CW Average Velocity (FPM) Temperature ("F) Humidity (% RH) Dew Point (OF... (FPM) Humidity (% RH) 1 83.0 -... r------ L -/ Dew Point (OF) Static Pressure supply 24" x 24" 4450 1180 Outside Air N/ A 2490 N/ A Mix Air 20" x 36" 4530 1091 T~mnrmt~w~ (OF) I 67.6 1 73.0 I 72.1 I 85.7 I . - 62.9 10.75 Return Air...

Chen, H.; Deng, S.; Bruner, H. L.; Claridge, D. E.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of temperature and humidity profiles with elastic-backscatter lidar data  

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This contribution analyzes elastic-backscatter lidar data and temperature and humidity profiles from radiosondes acquired in Barcelona in July 1992. Elastic-backscatter lidar data reveal the distribution of aerosols within the volume of atmosphere scanned. By comparing this information with temperature and humidity profiles of the atmosphere at a similar time, we are able to asses de relationship among aerosol distribution and atmospheric stability or water content, respectively. Comparisons have shown how lidar`s revealed layers of aerosols correspond to atmospheric layers with different stability condition and water content.

Soriano, C. [Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona (Spain)]|[Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Buttler, W.T. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Baldasano, J.M. [Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona (Spain)

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FFCAct Clearinghouse, Directory of abstracts. Revision 1  

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The Federal Facility Compliance Act (FFCAct) Clearinghouse is a card catalog of information about the FFCAct and its requirements for developing Site Treatment Plans (STP). The information available in the clearinghouse includes abstracts describing computer applications, technical reports, and a list of technical experts. Information can be accessed for use in responding to FFCAct requirements, and the clearinghouse provides search capabilities on particular topics and issues related to STP development. Appendix A includes: contacts from each site, for which contact has been made, who are developing STPs; the FFCAct Clearinghouse Fact Sheet and; additional hard copy forms to be used to populate the database. This report contains 50 abstracts related to the Radioactive Waste Technical Support Program.

Harwood, T.

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The fatigue of high-strength fused silica optical fibers in low humidity q  

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the effect of humidity on the kinetics of subcritical crack growth in high strength optical fibers that the rate of subcritical crack growth is given by dc dt ¼ A exp n KI KIC ; ð1� where A and n are fatigue by assuming a simple chemical kinetics model for fatigue in which the reaction rate between water and silica

Matthewson, M. John

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Accuracy of Humidity Measurement on Ships: Consideration of Solar Radiation Effects  

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The effect of heating due to solar radiation on measurements of humidity obtained from ships is examined. Variations in wet- and dry-bulb temperature measured on each side of a research ship are shown to correlate with solar radiation. However, ...

Elizabeth C. Kent; Peter K. Taylor

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT HUMIDITIES ON THE HATCHING OF THE EGGS OF HONEYBEES  

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. Provision of water inside the hive remedies this condition, and normal broodrearing is resumed. (DOULL and of the remainder, only 2.9 % produced normal larvae. No eggs hatched at humidities below 50 % R.H. Abnormal plane, releasing the hat- ching fluid which dissolves the chorion. If free water is present in the cell

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Safety First Safety Last Safety Always Summer in Minnesota means high humidity and sunny, hot  

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Safety First Safety Last Safety Always Summer in Minnesota means high humidity and sunny, hot days the victim liquids to drink. Treat for shock until professional medical help arrives. Heat Stress Safety Tip the information provided on the reverse side of this safety tip sheet. Please refrain from reading the information

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CROISSANCE DES PLANTES EN SOUS-BOIS DE FORET DENSE HUMIDE  

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CROISSANCE DES PLANTES EN SOUS-BOIS DE FORET DENSE HUMIDE (MAKOKOU, GABON) Annette HLADIK* et Gabon. Les plantes ont ete observees sur 2 transects etablis de maniere 'comparative au sein de la mosai pouvoir observer Ie devenir a long terme des for- mes vivantes marquees: au Gabon, la station IRET

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Dry Bias in Vaisala RS90 Radiosonde Humidity Profiles over Antarctica PENNY M. ROWE  

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measurements made by radio- sondes. Some radiosonde humidity sensors experience a dry bias caused by solar were launched in clear skies at solar zenith angles (SZAs) near 83° and 62°. As part of this field) for SZAs near 83°; they are 20% 6% and 24% 5% for SZAs near 62°. Assuming solar heating is minimal at SZAs

Walden, Von P.

252

Aspects of abstraction in software development  

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Abstraction is a fundamental tool of human thought in every context. This essay briefly reviews some manifestations of abstraction in everyday life, in engineering and mathematics, and in software and system development. Vertical and horizontal abstraction ... Keywords: Abstraction, Analogic model, Bottom-up design, Free abstraction, Grounded abstraction, Horizontal abstraction, Monsters, Refinement, Theory, Top-down design, Vertical abstraction

Michael Jackson

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resources Abstracts Input Transaction Form  

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#12;Resources Abstracts Input Transaction Form 4. Title 5. Report Date 6.Urban Aquaculture Covered The University of the District of Columbia 12. Sponsoring Organization Water Resources Research of the rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) in a closed recycling water system in an urban environment is described

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Microsoft Word - li_abstract  

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While recent studies have allowed us to put some significant constrains on the symmetry energy around normal nuclear matter density, many challenging issues related to...

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Effects of Temperature and Humidity on the Characterization of C-4 Explosive Threats  

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The amount of time that an explosive is present on the surface of a material is dependent upon the original amount of explosive on the surface, adhesive forces, temperature and humidity, as well as other environmental factors. This laboratory study focused on evaluating RDX crystal morphology changes resulting from variations in temperature and humidity conditions of the sample. The temperature and humidity conditions were controlled using a Tenney THRJ environmental chamber and a Tenney T11RC-1.5 environmental chamber. These chambers allow the temperature and humidity to be held within ±3°C and ±5% RH. The temperature and humidity conditions used for this test series were: 40°F/40%RH, ~70°F/20%RH (samples left on benchtop), 70°F/70%RH, 70°F/95%RH, 95°F/40%RH, 95°F/70%RH, and 95°F/95%RH. These temperature and humidity set points were chosen to represent a wide range of conditions that may be found in real world scenarios. C-4 (RDX crystals and binder material) was deposited on the surface of one of six substrates by placing a fingerprint from the explosive block onto the matrix surface. The substrates were chosen to provide a range of items that are commonly used. Six substrate types were used during these tests: 50% cotton/50% polyester as found in T-shirts, 100% cotton with a smooth surface such as that found in a cotton dress shirt, 100% cotton on a rough surface such as that found on canvas or denim, suede leather such as might be found on jackets, purses, or shoes, painted metal obtained from a junked car hood, and a computer diskette. The samples were not pre-cleaned prior to testing and contained sizing agents, and in the case of the metal: oil, dirt, scratches, and rust spots. The substrates were photographed at various stages of testing, using a Zeiss Discover V12 stereoscope with Axiocam ICc1 3 megapixel digital camera, to determine any changes in the crystalline morphology. Some of the samples were examined using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) in an attempt to determine how the explosive was bound to the substrate.

C. J. Miller

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Subwog 12-D tritium technology meeting. Abstracts  

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The first Subwog 12-D Tritium Technology Meeting was held at the Westinghouse Savannah River Site during the week of May 21, 1990. Subwog 12-D was created as a subwog of JOWOG 12 to address the need to understand tritium applications throughout the entire weapons complex. This includes weapons related concerns, but is primarily intended to cover tritium production and handling, environmental, safety and health issues, compatibility with materials in general; and facility design, commissioning and decommissioning activities. Tritium technology issues discussed included the physical and chemical properties, kinetics, storage, reservoir loading techniques, isotope exchange, radiolysis/aging, process and handling technology, compatibility, purification and filtering, analysis, monitoring methods, function testing, packaging and shipping, environmental and operational safety, facility design and safety, glovebox atmosphere clean-up systems, glovebox/facility decommissioning, tritium production target materials, and tritium recovery. This document provides a collection of most of the unclassified extended abstracts and abstracts presented at Subwog 12-D.

Parker, M.J.; Addis, R.P.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability at Wider Operating Temperature and Humidity Ranges  

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PAPER #50 PAPER #50 DATA CENTER EFFICIENCY AND IT EQUIPMENT RELIABILITY AT WIDER OPERATING TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY RANGES EDITOR: Steve Strutt, IBM CONTRIBUTORS: Chris Kelley, Cisco Harkeeret Singh, Thomson Reuters Vic Smith, Colt Technology Services The Green Grid Technical Committee PAGE 2 Executive Summary Extending the environmental operating parameters of a data center is one of the industry-accepted procedures for reducing overall energy consumption. Relaxing traditionally tight control over temperature and humidity should result in less power required to cool the data center. However, until recently, the impact of increased data center operating temperature on the information technology (IT) equipment installed in the data center has not been well understood. Historically, it has been widely presumed to be

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Development and analysis of a sustainable, low energy house in a hot and humid climate  

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absorptive in the solar spectrum) and its windows are not properly shaded, 18 orientation may have a profound effect. Three subjects of importance for building orientation are: I Solar Orientation and Window ~Shadin . From the research by the Thai Gypsum... cooling effect. 23 2. 3. 4. Summary of the Literature Review on Thermal Comfort From the selected previous research, the recommendation for solar orientation in hot and humid climates is east-west direction. This direction also corresponds...

Chulsukon, Pattarayut

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct-Expansion Air-Conditioning System Performance in Low Humidity Applications: A Case Study  

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DIRECT-EXPANSION AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE IN LOW HUMIDITY APPLICATIONS: A CASE STUDY MUKESH K. KHATTAR, P.E. DENNIS KEEBAUGH, P.E. Senior Systems Engineer Senior Research Engineer Florida Solar Energy Center Shenandoah Solar Center... warehouse. The flat gravel roof is exposed to sun. The 16' ceiling is insulated with two inch spray foam. Entrance to the warehouse is through sealed and insulated doors located on the west partition wall. The air -conditioning sys tem on this leased...

Khattar, M. K.; Keebaugh, D.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IEC Quality Assurance Task Group 5: UV, Temperature, and Humidity (Presentation)  

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Taskgroup 5 (TG5) is concerned with a comparative aging standard incorporating factors including ultraviolet radiation, temperature, and humidity. Separate experiments are being conducted in support of a test standard via the regional sub-groups in Asia, Europe, and the United States. The authors will describe the objectives and timeline for TG5 as well as providing an update on the experiments in progress.

Miller, D.; Bath, J.; Kohl, M.; Shioda, T.

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appropriate Conservation Measures for Single-Family Buildings in Hot, Humid Climates  

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, and skin wetness, and they should be investigated. REFERENCES 1. "Residential Conservation Service Model Audit Manual," Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/CON-103, October 1983. 2. "WE-2 Reference Manual, Version 2. LA," LBL-8706, Rev. 2, May 1981..., Thermal Comfort, Krieger Publishing Co., Malabar, Florida, 1982. 9. H. A. McLain, J. M. MacDonald, D. Goldenberg, "Appropriate Conservation Measures for Single-Family Buildings in Hot Humid Climates,'' ORNL/CON report, to be issued. 10. R. Messenger...

McLain, H. A.; MacDonald, J. M.; Goldenberg, D.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

V&A Medieval & Renaissance Galleries: A Passive Approach to Humidity Control  

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the existing fabric, where possible taking advantage of original chimneys and trenches. Addressing sustainability in the project required the balancing and optimisation of a range of issues that had the potential to create conflicts; artefact conservation... proportion of the time, around 7% of the occupied hours or 3 and a half weeks. This is because solar gain, occupancy load and the lighting load act to heat the space up in the morning. Eliminating low humidity levels entirely is difficult due...

Lerpiniere, A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analysis of Maximum Residential Energy Efficiency in Hot and Humid Climates  

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the high efficiency instantaneous water heater with electronic ignition. The largest equipment energy savings (20%) was achieved from the horizontal-axis clothes washer. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) saved 75% lighting energy use. Among all...AN ANALYSIS OF MAXIMUM RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HOT AND HUMID CLIMATES Mini Malhotra Graduate Research Assistant Jeff Haberl, Ph.D., P.E. Professor/Associate Director Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University College...

Malhotra, M.; Haberl, J. S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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sample abstract for 2005 WOCA  

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Release of Ammonia from SCR / SNCR Fly Ashes Release of Ammonia from SCR / SNCR Fly Ashes Carol Cardone, Ann Kim and Karl Schroeder U.S. Dept. of Energy, NETL, PO Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 KEYWORDS: fly ash, ammoniated fly ash, leaching Abstract One of the goals of the Department of Energy is to increase the utilization of coal utilization byproducts (CUB) to 50% by 2010. This will require both developing new markets and maintaining traditional ones such as the use of fly ash in concrete. However, the addition of pollution control devices can introduce side-effects that affect the marketability of the CUB. Such can be the case when NO x control is achieved using selective catalytic or non-catalytic reduction (SCR or SNCR). Depending on site-specific details, the ammonia slip (un-reacted NH

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Submitted Abstract on November 02, 11:49 PM  

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Simulation of Thermal Boundary Resistance between a Carbon Nanotube and Surrounding Materials. AUTHORS (ALL Nanotubes, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Thermal Boundary Resistance. Abstract TITLE: Molecular Dynamics. ABSTRACT BODY: Several kind of thermal boundary resistance related to single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs

Maruyama, Shigeo

266

Abstract Interpretation with Alien Expressions and Heap Structures  

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Abstract Interpretation with Alien Expressions and Heap Structures Bor-Yuh Evan Chang0, and K constraint mentions other, alien, function or relation symbols, it is ignored (that is, it is very coarsely over-approximated) by the abstract domain. Rather than building in special treatment of such alien

Leino, K. Rustan M.

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SERS internship Fall 1992--Spring 1993: Abstract and research papers  

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This report contains the abstracts and research papers by students on a variety of topics in engineering, genetics, solid state physics, thermonuclear energy, astrophysics, and other science related topics.

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1993-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of humid and dusty atmosphere on shock wave destruction in a glow-discharge plasma  

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The influence of air humidity and the dust present in air and nitrogen on the structure of a pressure momentum distribution behind a shock wave propagating across the positive column of glow discharge in these...

A. S. Baryshnikov; I. V. Basargin; M. V. Chistyakova

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Roots of Mold Problems and Humidity Control Measures in Institutional Buildings with Pre-Existing Mold Condition  

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Management, and the TAMU Physical Plant, was dispatched to perform Continuous Commissioning on these commercial buildings in order to find viable solutions to the humidity problem. The CC group performed extensive field tests and analysis on building air...

Chen, H.; Deng, S.; Bruner, H.; Garcia, J.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Warm Humid Climate: Methodology to Study Air Temperature Distribution: Mobile Phones Base Stations as Viable Alternative for Fixed Points  

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WARM-HUMID CLIMATE: METHODOLOGY TO STUDY AIR TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION: MOBILE PHONES BASE STATIONS AS VIABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR FIXED POINTS Angelina Dias Leão Costa (1); Lucila Labaki (2); Virgínia Araújo (3) (1) and (2) School of Civil... of occupation with the results of measurements. In fact, in some dense areas the highest temperatures and the lowest humidity levels were found. The proposed methodology of measurements in fixed points using mobile phone base stations is original, provides...

Araujo, V.; Costa, A.; Labaki, L.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the Performance of Houses With and Without Supplemental Dehumidification in a Hot-Humid Climate  

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This report, Evaluation of the Performance of Houses with and without Supplemental Dehumidification in a Hot-Humid Climate, describes a research study that that was conducted by the Building Science Corporation (BSC) Building America Research Team. BSC seeks to research and report on the field monitoring of the performance of in-situ supplemental dehumidification systems in low energy, high performance, homes in a Hot-Humid climate. The purpose of this research project was to observe and compare the humidity control performance of new, single family, low energy, and high performance, homes. Specifically, the study sought to compare the interior conditions and mechanical systems operation between two distinct groups of houses, homes with a supplemental dehumidifier installed in addition to HVAC system, and homes without any supplemental dehumidification. The subjects of the study were ten single-family new construction homes in New Orleans, LA.Data logging equipment was installed at each home in 2012. Interior conditions and various end-use loads were monitored for one year. In terms of averages, the homes with dehumidifiers are limiting elevated levels of humidity in the living space. However, there was significant variation in humidity control between individual houses. An analysis of the equipment operation did not show a clear correlation between energy use and humidity levels. In general, no single explanatory variable appears to provide a consistent understanding of the humidity control in each house. Indoor humidity is likely due to all of the factors we have examined, and the specifics of how they are used by each occupant.

Kerrigan, P.; Norton, P.

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Guide to the Petroleum Abstracts  

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Petroleum Abstracts A Guide to the Petroleum Abstracts Information Service Serving the Exploration Conferences Covered #12;Petroleum Abstracts . . . your global information partner. Statement of Purpose Petroleum Abstracts is an abstracting and indexing service conducted as a not-for-profit operation

Reynolds, Albert C.

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Abstract for Qamar N. Usmani  

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Qamar N. Usmani Qamar N. Usmani University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia Clustering at the nuclear surface and symmetry energy A phenomenological theory of nuclei is developed which incorporates clustering at the nuclear surface in a general form. The theory explains the recently extracted large symmetry energy at low densities of nuclear matter and is consistent with the static properties of nuclei. In a phenomenological way clusters of all sizes, shapes along with medium modifications are included. The importance of a quartic term in the symmetry energy is demonstrated at and below the equilibrium density in nuclear matter. It is shown that it is related both to clustering as well as to the contribution of three-nucleon interaction to the equation of state of neutron matter. Reasons for these are discussed. Due to clustering

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A Symbolic Approach to Predicate Abstraction ? Shuvendu K. Lahiri 1 , Randal E. Bryant 1 , and Byron Cook 2  

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abstraction, #12;rst proposed by Graf and Saidi [15] as a special case of the general framework of abstract the abstract transition relation or the abstract state space. Most of the current methods, including Saidi

Sulzmann, Martin

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Humidity-controlled preparation of frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic coherent x-ray diffraction microscopy  

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Coherent x-ray diffraction microscopy (CXDM) has the potential to visualize the structures of micro- to sub-micrometer-sized biological particles, such as cells and organelles, at high resolution. Toward advancing structural studies on the functional states of such particles, here, we developed a system for the preparation of frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic CXDM experiments. The system, which comprised a moist air generator, microscope, micro-injector mounted on a micromanipulator, custom-made sample preparation chamber, and flash-cooling device, allowed for the manipulation of sample particles in the relative humidity range of 20%-94%rh at 293 K to maintain their hydrated and functional states. Here, we report the details of the system and the operation procedure, including its application to the preparation of a frozen-hydrated chloroplast sample. Sample quality was evaluated through a cryogenic CXDM experiment conducted at BL29XUL of SPring-8. Taking the performance of the system and the quality of the sample, the system was suitable to prepare frozen-hydrated biological samples for cryogenic CXDM experiments.

Takayama, Yuki; Nakasako, Masayoshi [Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Kanagawa 223-8522 (Japan); RIKEN Harima Institute/SPring-8, 1-1-1 Kouto, Mikaduki, Sayo, Hyogo 679-5148 (Japan)

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Retrofit Field Study and Best Practices in a Hot-Humid Climate  

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Energy efficiency improvement as a component of comprehensive renovation was investigated under U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding of the Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC). Researchers at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) worked with affordable housing partners renovating foreclosed homes built from the 1950's through the 2000's in the hot-humid climate (within the Southern census region), primarily in Florida. Researchers targeted a 30% improvement in whole-house energy efficiency along with the health and safety, durability, and comfort guidelines outlined in DOE's Builders Challenge Program (Version 1) Quality Criteria.

McIvaine, J.; Sutherland, K.; Martin, E.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensor abstractions for opportunistic activity and context recognition systems  

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Pervasive environments are inherently characterized to draw from sensor infrastructures in order to become situation aware. Very recent technological evolutions of sensor hardware (e.g. for geoposition, acceleration, orientation, noise, light, humidity, ...

Marc Kurz; Alois Ferscha

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

The Abstract Domain of Segmented Ranking Functions  

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function by abstract in- terpretation. We build our work on their proposed general framework, and we designThe Abstract Domain of Segmented Ranking Functions Caterina Urban ´Ecole Normale Sup´erieure - CNRS - INRIA, Paris, France urban@di.ens.fr Abstract. We present a parameterized abstract domain for proving

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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HVAC Design Strategy for a Hot-Humid Production Builder, Houston, Texas (Fact Sheet)  

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BSC worked directly with the David Weekley Homes - Houston division to redesign three floor plans in order to locate the HVAC system in conditioned space. The purpose of this project is to develop a cost effective design for moving the HVAC system into conditioned space. In addition, BSC conducted energy analysis to calculate the most economical strategy for increasing the energy performance of future production houses. This is in preparation for the upcoming code changes in 2015. The builder wishes to develop an upgrade package that will allow for a seamless transition to the new code mandate. The following research questions were addressed by this research project: 1. What is the most cost effective, best performing and most easily replicable method of locating ducts inside conditioned space for a hot-humid production home builder that constructs one and two story single family detached residences? 2. What is a cost effective and practical method of achieving 50% source energy savings vs. the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code for a hot-humid production builder? 3. How accurate are the pre-construction whole house cost estimates compared to confirmed post construction actual cost? BSC and the builder developed a duct design strategy that employs a system of dropped ceilings and attic coffers for moving the ductwork from the vented attic to conditioned space. The furnace has been moved to either a mechanical closet in the conditioned living space or a coffered space in the attic.

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Design Strategy for a Hot-Humid Production Builder  

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BSC worked directly with the David Weekley Homes - Houston division to redesign three floor plans in order to locate the HVAC system in conditioned space. The purpose of this project is to develop a cost effective design for moving the HVAC system into conditioned space. In addition, BSC conducted energy analysis to calculate the most economical strategy for increasing the energy performance of future production houses. This is in preparation for the upcoming code changes in 2015. The builder wishes to develop an upgrade package that will allow for a seamless transition to the new code mandate. The following research questions were addressed by this research project: 1. What is the most cost effective, best performing and most easily replicable method of locating ducts inside conditioned space for a hot-humid production home builder that constructs one and two story single family detached residences? 2. What is a cost effective and practical method of achieving 50% source energy savings vs. the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code for a hot-humid production builder? 3. How accurate are the pre-construction whole house cost estimates compared to confirmed post construction actual cost? BSC and the builder developed a duct design strategy that employs a system of dropped ceilings and attic coffers for moving the ductwork from the vented attic to conditioned space. The furnace has been moved to either a mechanical closet in the conditioned living space or a coffered space in the attic.

Kerrigan, P.

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Approaches to 30% Energy Savings at the Community Scale in the Hot-Humid Climate  

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BA-PIRC has worked with several community-scale builders within the hot humid climate zone to improve performance of production, or community scale, housing. Tommy Williams Homes (Gainesville, FL), Lifestyle Homes (Melbourne, FL), and Habitat for Humanity (various locations, FL) have all been continuous partners of the BA Program and are the subjects of this report to document achievement of the Building America goal of 30% whole house energy savings packages adopted at the community scale. The scope of this report is to demonstrate achievement of these goals though the documentation of production-scale homes built cost-effectively at the community scale, and modeled to reduce whole-house energy use by 30% in the Hot Humid climate region. Key aspects of this research include determining how to evolve existing energy efficiency packages to produce replicable target savings, identifying what builders' technical assistance needs are for implementation and working with them to create sustainable quality assurance mechanisms, and documenting the commercial viability through neutral cost analysis and market acceptance. This report documents certain barriers builders overcame and the approaches they implemented in order to accomplish Building America (BA) Program goals that have not already been documented in previous reports.

Thomas-Rees, S.; Beal, D.; Martin, E.; Fonorow, K.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Absorption and translocation of 2,4-D in beans as influenced by relative humidity and soil moisture  

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'cni't for slimlinc flu'rescont 1. :mes for pl--t Pro". ~th chambers, Pl, nt 1'hysiol. 25iIJ6-91, . Rice~ 8. L, 19IJ. O ~ Absorption anl translocation of ammoni~ 2, ~t-dichlorophenoxy'. estate by bean plex ts. act G 109:F01-31$, Richards, L. AD and liadlel~h~ C, Il...

Leinweber, Charles Lee

1953-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Novel Approaches to Immobilized Heteropoly Acid Systems for High Temperature, Low Relative Humidity Polymer-Type Membranes - Final Report  

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Original research was carried out at the CSM and the 3M Company from March 2007 through September 2011. The research was aimed at developing new to the world proton electrolyte materials for use in hydrogen fuel cells, in particular with high proton conductivity under hot and dry conditions (>100mS/cm at 120°C and 50%RH). Broadly stated, the research at 3M and between 3M and CSM that led to new materials took place in two phases: In the first phase, hydrocarbon membranes that could be formed by photopolymerization of monomer mixtures were developed for the purpose of determining the technical feasibility of achieving the program's Go/No-Go decision conductivity target of >100mS/cm at 120°C and 50%RH. In the second phase, attempts were made to extend the achieved conductivity level to fluorinated material systems with the expectation that durability and stability would be improved (over the hydrocarbon material). Highlights included: Multiple lots of an HPA-immobilized photocurable terpolymer derived from di-vinyl-silicotungstic acid (85%), n-butyl acrylate, and hexanediol diacrylate were prepared at 3M and characterized at 3M to exhibit an initial conductivity of 107mS/cm at 120°C and 47%RH (PolyPOM85v) using a Bekktech LLC sample fixture and TestEquity oven. Later independent testing by Bekktech LLC, using a different preheating protocol, on the same material, yielded a conductivity value of approximately 20mS/cm at 120°C and 50%RH. The difference in measured values is likely to have been the result of an instability of properties for the material or a difference in the measurement method. A dispersed catalyst fuel cell was fabricated and tested using a 150¼m thick HPA-based photocurable membrane (above, PolyPOM75v), exhibiting a current density of greater than 300mA/cm2 at 0.5V (H2/Air 800/1800sccm 70°C/75%RH ambient outlet pressure). Multiple lots of a co-polymer based on poly-trifluorovinylether (TFVE) derived HPA were synthesized and fabricated into films, Generation II films. These materials showed proton conductivities as high as 1 S/cm under high RH conditions. However, the materials suffered from compromised properties due to impure monomers and low molecular weights. Multiple lots of an HPA-immobilized fluoropolymer derived from preformed PVDF-HFP (Generation III films) were synthesized and formed into membranes at 3M and characterized at 3M to exhibit conductivity reaching approximately 75mS/cm at 120°C/40%RH using a Bekktech sample fixture and TestEquity oven (optimized membrane, at close of program). Initial fuel cell fabrication and testing for this new class of membrane yielded negative results (no measureable proton conductivity); however, the specific early membrane that was used for the two 5cm2 MEAs was later determined to have <1 mS/cm at 80°C/80%RH using the Bekktech fixture, vs. ca. 200 mS/cm at 80°C/80%RH for samples of the later-optimized type described above. Future work in this area (beyond the presently reported contract) should include additional attempts to fabricate and test fuel cells based on the later-optimized Generation II and III polymer. A manufacturing study was performed which predicted no difficulties in any future scale up of the materials.

Herring, Andrew M; Horan, James L; Aieta, Niccolo V; Sachdeva, Sonny; Kuo, Mei-Chen; Ren, Hui; Lingutla, Anitha; Emery, Michael; Haugen, Gregory M; Yandrasits, Michael A; Sharma, Neeraj; Coggio, William D; Hamrock, Steven J; Frey, Matthew H

2012-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

284

The flowering and growth response of peanut plants (Arachis hypogaea L. var. Starr) at two different levels of relative humidity  

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-type peanut seeds. Plant Physiol, 4. 5: 268-272. 26. Lyon, C. J. 1965. Auxin transport in geotropic curvalutss of a branched plant. Plant Physiol. 4. 0z 18-24. . 27. Marais, J, Pe y J. L. DeWit and G. V. Quicke. 1966. A critical examination of the Nelson...

Lee, Thomas Alonzo

1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Size effect of hematite and corundum inclusions on the efflorescence relative humidities of aqueous ammonium nitrate particles  

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and Structure: Aerosols and particles (0345, 4801); 0345 Atmospheric Composition and Structure: Pollution ammonium nitrate particles Jeong-Ho Han Department of Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Science Division by the saturation of the aqueous solution with respect to the solid. INDEX TERMS: 0305 Atmospheric Composition

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Theoretical full power correction factors as related to changes in ambient temperature, pressure and absolute humidity for aircraft turbine engines  

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turbine or jet engine since it is based on the actual thermodynamic Brayton cycle. ACKNOHLEDGEMEHTS Assistance and advice from many people have contributed greatly to this research. The Author is grateful to Professor Stanley H. Lowy from... The nature of the probj em Objectives Background 1 3 4 4 7 1I EFFECTS OF STATE POINT VARIATIONS ? General ? Variations of inlet state points with temperature and pressure III IDEAL AND ACTUAL CYCLE ANALYSIS 21 General Variations of power...

Raphael, Michel Antoun

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental pollutant studies: FY 1980. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 16 papers presented in this annual report of the Energy and Environment Division. (KRM)

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1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selected translated abstracts of Russian-language climate-change publications: II, Clouds. Issue 159  

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This report presents abstracts (translated into English) of important Russian-language literature concerning clouds as they relate to climate change. In addition to the bibliographic citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Russian. Author and title indexes are included to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Burtis, M.D. [comp.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Selected translated abstracts of Russian-language climate-change publications: I, Surface energy budget  

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This report presents abstracts (translated into English) of important Russian-language literature concerning the surface energy budget as it relates to climate change. In addition to the bibliographic citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Russian. Author and title indexes are included, to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Burtis, M.D. (comp.)

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selected translated abstracts of Russian-language climate-change publications, III aerosols: Issue 164  

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This report presents abstracts in Russian and translated into English of important Russian-language literature concerning aerosols as they relate to climate change. In addition to the bibliographic citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Russian. Author and title indexes are included to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Razuvaev, V.N.; Ssivachok, S.G. [All-Russian Research Inst. of Hydrometeorological Information-World Data Center, Obninsk (Russian Federation)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selected translated abstracts of Russian-language climate-change publications. 4: General circulation models  

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This report presents English-translated abstracts of important Russian-language literature concerning general circulation models as they relate to climate change. Into addition to the bibliographic citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Russian. Author and title indexes are included to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Burtis, M.D. [comp.] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; Razuvaev, V.N.; Sivachok, S.G. [All-Russian Research Inst. of Hydrometeorological Information--World Data Center, Obninsk (Russian Federation)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Hybrid Abstractions that Preserve Timed Languages  

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Hybrid Abstractions that Preserve Timed Languages Paulo Tabuada1 and George J. Pappas2 1 Instituto@ee.upenn.edu Abstract. In this paper we consider the problem of extracting an ab- straction from a hybrid control system that determine when trajectories of the original hybrid system can be generated by the abstracted hybrid system

Pappas, George J.

293

Stone Age Distributed Computing (Extended Abstract)  

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on the first page. Copyrights for components of this work owned by others than ACM must be honored. AbstractingStone Age Distributed Computing (Extended Abstract) Yuval Emek Distributed Computing Group ETH wattenhofer@ethz.ch ABSTRACT A new model that depicts a network of randomized finite state machines operating

294

Expert Meeting: Recommended Approaches to Humidity Control in High Performance Homes  

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Meeting: Meeting: Recommended Approaches to Humidity Control in High Performance Homes Armin Rudd Building Science Corporation (BSC) July 2013 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, subcontractors, or affiliated partners makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,

295

PARAMETRIC STUDY OF GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP SYSTEM FOR HOT AND HUMID CLMATE  

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The U-tube sizes and varied thermal conductivity with different grout materials are studied based on the benchmark residential building in Hot-humid Pensacola, Florida. In this study, the benchmark building is metered and the data is used to validate the simulation model. And a list of comparative simulation cases with varied parameter value are simulated to study the importance of pipe size and grout to the ground source heat pump energy consumption. The simulation software TRNSYS [1] is employed to fulfill this task. The results show the preliminary energy saving based on varied parameters. Future work needs to be conducted for the cost analysis, include the installation cost from contractor and materials cost.

Jiang Zhu; Yong X. Tao

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Humidity-resistant ambient-temperature solid-electrolyte amperometric sensing apparatus  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Apparatus and methods for detecting selected chemical compounds in air or other gas streams at room or ambient temperature includes a liquid-free humidity-resistant amperometric sensor comprising a sensing electrode and a counter and reference electrode separated by a solid electrolyte. The sensing electrode preferably contains a noble metal, such as Pt black. The electrolyte is water-free, non-hygroscopic, and substantially water-insoluble, and has a room temperature ionic conductivity [>=]10[sup [minus]4] (ohm-cm)[sup [minus]1], and preferably [>=]0.01 (ohm-cm)[sup [minus]1]. The conductivity may be due predominantly to Ag[sup +] ions, as in Ag[sub 2]WO[sub 4], or to F[sup [minus

Zaromb, S.

1994-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

297

Reducing Thermal Losses and Gains With Buried and Encapsulated Ducts in Hot-Humid Climates  

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The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) monitored three houses in Jacksonville, FL, to investigate the effectiveness of encapsulated and encapsulated/buried ducts in reducing thermal losses and gains from ductwork in unconditioned attics. Burying ductwork beneath loose-fill insulation has been identified as an effective method of reducing thermal losses and gains from ductwork in dry climates, but it is not applicable in humid climates where condensation may occur on the outside of the duct jacket. By encapsulating the ductwork in closed cell polyurethane foam (ccSPF) before burial beneath loose-fill mineral fiber insulation, the condensation potential may be reduced while increasing the R-value of the ductwork.

Shapiro, C.; Magee, A.; Zoeller, W.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Efficient Multifamily Homes in a Hot-Humid Climate by Atlantic Housing Partners  

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With assistance from the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and its Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), Atlantic Housing Partners (AHP) has implemented a high performance, systems engineered package of measures. This report demonstrates how the initiative achieves Building America (BA) goals of 30%-50% energy savings. Specifically, the goals are documented as being achieved in the new construction multifamily housing sector in the hot humid climate. Results from energy modeling of the high performance package are presented. The role of utility allowance calculations, used as part of the low-income housing tax credit process, to value those energy savings is discussed, as is customer satisfaction with heat pump water heaters.

Chasar, D.; Martin, E.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Exploring Cost-Effective, High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate  

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In 2009, a Department of Energy Building America team led by the Florida Solar Energy Center began working with partners to find cost-effective paths for improving the energy performance of existing homes in the hot humid climate. A test-in energy audit and energy use modeling of the partner's proposed renovation package was performed for 41 affordable and middle income foreclosed homes in Florida and Alabama. HERS1 Indices ranged from 92 to 184 with modeled energy savings ranging from 3% to 50% (average of 26%). Analyses and recommendations were discussed with partners to encourage more efficient retrofits, highlight health and safety issues, and gather feedback on incremental cost of high performance measures. Ten completed renovations have modeled energy savings ranging from 9% to 48% (average 31%.) This paper presents the project's process including our findings thus far and highlights of the first home to meet the target HERS Index of 70.

McIlvaine, Janet; Sutherland, Karen; Schleith, Kevin; Chandra, Subrato

2010-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

300

Performance of Variable Capacity Heat Pumps in a Mixed Humid Climate  

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Variable capacity heat pumps represent the next wave of technology for heat pumps. In this report, the performance of two variable capacity heat pumps (HPs) is compared to that of a single or two stage baseline system. The units were installed in two existing research houses located in Knoxville, TN. These houses were instrumented to collect energy use and temperature data while both the baseline systems and variable capacity systems were installed. The homes had computer controlled simulated occupancy, which provided consistent schedules for hot water use and lighting. The temperature control and energy use of the systems were compared during both the heating and cooling seasons. Multiple linear regression models were used along with TMY3 data for Knoxville, TN in order to normalize the effect that the outdoor air temperature has on energy use. This enables a prediction of each system's energy use over a year with the same weather. The first system was a multi-split system consisting of 8 indoor units and a single outdoor unit. This system replaced a 16 SEER single stage HP with a zoning system, which served as the baseline. Data was collected on the baseline system from August 2009 to December 2010 and on the multi-split system from January 2011 to January 2012. Soon after the installation of the multi-split system, some of the smaller rooms began over-conditioning. This was determined to be caused by a small amount of continuous refrigerant flow to all of the indoor units when the outdoor unit was running regardless of whether they were calling for heat. This, coupled with the fact that the indoor fans run continuously, was providing enough heat in some rooms to exceed the set point. In order to address this, the indoor fans were disabled when not actively heating per the manufacturer's recommendation. Based on the measured data, the multi-split system was predicted to use 40% more energy in the heating season and 16% more energy in the cooling season than the baseline system, for the typical meteorological year weather data. The AHRI ratings indicated that the baseline system would perform slightly better than the multi-split system, but not by as large of a margin as seen in this study. The multi-split system was able to maintain more consistent temperature throughout the house than the baseline system, but it did allow relative humidity levels to increase above 60% in the summer. The second system was a split system with an inverter driven compressor and a single ducted air handler. This unit replaced a 16 SEER two stage HP with a zoning system. Data was collected on the baseline system from July 2009 to November 2010 and on the ducted inverter system from December 2010 to January 2012. The ducted inverter system did not offer a zone controller, so it functioned as a single zone system. Due to this fact, the registers had to be manually adjusted in order to better maintain consistent temperatures between the two levels of the house. The predicted heating season energy use for the ducted inverter system, based on the measured energy use, was 30% less than that of the baseline system for the typical meteorological year. However, the baseline system was unable to operate in its high stage due to a wiring issue with the zone controller. This resulted in additional resistance heat use during the winter and therefore higher energy use than would be expected in a properly performing unit. The AHRI ratings would indicate that the baseline system would use less energy than the ducted inverter system, which is opposite to the results of this study. During the cooling season, the ducted inverter system was predicted to use 23% more energy than the baseline system during the typical meteorological year. This is also opposite of the results expected by comparing the AHRI ratings. After a detailed comparison of the ducted inverter system's power use compared to that of a recently installed identical system at a retro-fit study house, there is concern that the unit is not operating as intended. The power use and cycles indicate t

Munk, Jeffrey D [ORNL; Gehl, Anthony C [ORNL; Jackson, Roderick K [ORNL

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract B6: Project toolbox: A practice-based model to address cancer health disparities  

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...meeting-abstract Behavioral and Social Science Health Education: Poster Presentations - Proffered Abstracts...International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities...health-related community education and outreach projects. Methods...

LaShonda Coulbertson; Desiree Rivers; Venessa Rivera-Colon; and Marlene Rivera

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Exploring Maximum Humidity Control and Energy Conservation Opportunities with Single Duct Single Zone Air-Handling Units  

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Humidity control for single-duct single-zone (SDSZ) constant volume air handling units is known to be a challenge. The operation of these systems is governed by space temperature only. Under mild weather conditions, discharge air temperature can get...

Zhou, J.; Wei, G.; Turner, W. D.; Deng, S.; Claridge, D.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Atmospheric Pressure Humid Argon DBD Plasma for the Application of Sterilization -Measurement and Simulation of Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Hydrogen  

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Atmospheric Pressure Humid Argon DBD Plasma for the Application of Sterilization - Measurement, sterilization I. INTRODUCTION Non-thermal plasma technology at atmospheric pressure using oxygen of atmospheric pressure non-thermal argon plasma produced by a variety of techniques has recently begun

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

304

Solar-Powered, Liquid-Desiccant Air Conditioner for Low-Electricity Humidity Control: Report and Summary Report  

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The primary objective of this project was to demonstrate the capabilities of a new high-performance, liquid-desiccant dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) to enhance cooling efficiency and comfort in humid climates while substantially reducing electric peak demand at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB), which is 12 miles east of Panama City, Florida.

Dean, J.; Kozubal, E.; Herrmann, L.; Miller, J.; Lowenstein, A.; Barker, G.; Slayzak, S.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Carbon accumulation in the biomass and soil of different aged secondary forests in the humid tropics of Costa Rica  

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it mainly in hard biomass (wood) with a slow turnover rate of 14­19 years for native forests in ChileCarbon accumulation in the biomass and soil of different aged secondary forests in the humid Received in revised form 17 June 2011 Accepted 21 June 2011 Available online 23 July 2011 Keywords: Biomass

Rey Benayas, José María

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CEES Conference Proceedings, Abstracts, Presentations, and Poster...  

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and K. Amine, "Performance of Thiophene-based Electrolyte Additive in Lithium Ion Batteries," Extended Abstract KK4.9, Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov....

307

Conference Abstracts & Book Chapters | Photosynthetic Antenna...  

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Abstracts & Book Chapters Collins AM, Wen J and Blankenship RE (2011) Photosynthetic Light Harvesting Complexes. In Molecular Solar Fuels, T. Wydrzynski and W. Hillier, Eds.,...

308

Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors  

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Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors TR-UTEDGE-2006-001 Sanem Kabadayi Adam Pridgen Christine Julien © Copyright 2006 The University of Texas at Austin #12;Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors Sanem Kabadayi, Adam Pridgen, and Christine Julien The Center

Julien, Christine

309

Semi-Autonomous Intersection Management (Extended Abstract)  

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Semi-Autonomous Intersection Management (Extended Abstract) Tsz-Chiu Au School of Electrical@cs.utexas.edu ABSTRACT Autonomous Intersection Management (AIM) is a reservation-based intersection control protocol. AIM was designed for the time when all, or most, of the vehicles on the road are fully autonomous

Au, Tsz-Chiu

310

2015 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program Call for Abstracts  

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The 2015 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program planners are inviting individuals to submit abstracts, not to exceed two pages, related to environmental justice. Each...

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the 2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program  

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The 2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program planners are inviting individuals to submit abstracts, not to exceed two pages, related to environmental justice.

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Call for Abstracts-- 2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program, Deadline for Submission of Abstracts  

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Course Title:   Call for Abstracts--2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program

313

Extended Abstracts of the Fifth International Workshop  

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? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Salvador Lucas, On termination of OBJ programs . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Salvador Lucas, Relating

Dershowitz, Nachum

314

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2007 (42nd Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...

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2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

315

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2006 (41st Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...

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2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

316

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2005 (40th Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, ...

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2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

317

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2009 (44th Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...

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2011-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

318

Pulmonary toxicology of respirable particles. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 44 papers presented in these proceedings. The last paper (Stannard) in the proceedings is an historical review of the field of inhalation toxicology and is not included in the analytics. (DS)

Sanders, C.L.; Cross, F.T.; Dagle, G.E.; Mahaffey, J.A. (eds.)

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Specifying API Trace Birthmark by Abstract Interpretation  

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API trace birthmark is a major class of software birthmarks, where API sequences are defined as software birthmarks to ... , an abstract interpretation-based method for specifying API trace birthmark is proposed ...

Ying Zeng; Fenlin Liu; Jian Chen; Bin Yan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2008 (43rd Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract contains state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on agriculture, banking and finance, business and exports, climate, communications and information, crime, education, employment and ...

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2009-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Kansas Statistical Abstract 2010 (45th Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract 2010, contains the latest available state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, ...

Institute for Policy & Social Research

2011-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

322

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2012 (47th Edition)  

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The Kansas Statistical Abstract 2012, contains the latest available state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, ...

Institute for Policy & Social Research

2014-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

323

Predicate Abstraction of ANSI--C Programs using SAT Edmund Clarke Daniel Kroening Natasha Sharygina  

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Predicate Abstraction of ANSI--C Programs using SAT Edmund Clarke Daniel Kroening Natasha Sharygina technique that uses an efficient SAT solver for generating the abstract transition relation of ANSI Abstraction, ANSI­C, SAT #12; 1 Introduction It is widely believed that effective model checking [10

324

Building America Top Innovations Hall of Fame Profile … Moisture and Ventilation Solutions in Hot, Humid Climates: Florida Manufactured Housing  

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Duct leakage was a key factor in moisture Duct leakage was a key factor in moisture damage in manufactured homes in humid climates. BUILDING AMERICA TOP INNOVATIONS HALL OF FAME PROFILE INNOVATIONS CATEGORY: 2. House-as-a-System Solutions 2.1 New Homes with Whole-House Packages Moisture and Ventilation Solutions in Hot, Humid Climates: Florida Manufactured Housing Research by Building America diagnosed the causes and prescribed a cure that dramatically reduced moisture problems in manufactured housing in Florida. In the late 1990s, Building America researchers at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) worked with manufactured home builders to diagnose moisture problems in homes in Florida. Moisture issues were so severe that in some homes researchers could push their fingers through the saturated drywall. Using a

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Photoinduced Hydrogen Abstraction from Phenols by Aromatic Ketones. A New Mechanism for Hydrogen Abstraction by  

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Photoinduced Hydrogen Abstraction from Phenols by Aromatic Ketones. A New Mechanism for Hydrogen carried out of the kinetics of inter- and intramolecular phenolic hydrogen abstraction phenolic hydrogen, which yields the corresponding phenoxyl-hemipinacol biradical. The biradicals have also

Leigh, William J.

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Building America Best Practices Series Volume 15: 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in the Hot-Humid Climate  

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This guide book is a resource to help builders design and construct highly energy-efficient homes, while addressing building durability, indoor air quality, and occupant health, safety, and comfort. With the measures described in this guide, builders in the hot-humid climate can build homes that achieve whole house energy savings of 40% over the Building America benchmark (the 1993 Model Energy Code) with no added overall costs for consumers.

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Natural Ventilation Applications in Hot-humid Climate: A Preliminary Design for the College of Design at NTUST  

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to create a comfortable architectural environment, especially in a hot, humid climate such as that of Taiwan. However, the air currents of urban wind fields are unpredictable and whimsical. The conventional architectural design process does not employ... awkward. In addition, with increased awareness of the impact of climate change and greenhouse emissions, the effective usage of natural ventilation will likely become a crucial element in reducing the energy consumption of buildings. In improving...

Lin, M. T.; Wei, H. Y.; Lin, Y. J.; Wu, H. F.; Liu, P. H.

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Case Study of Stratified Chilled Water Storage Utilization for Comfort and Process Cooling in a Hot, Humid Climate  

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of the system and its operation is followed by presentation of operating data taken during 1997. INTRODUCTION Chilled water thermal energy storage ('TES) in naturally stratified tanks has been shown to be a valuable central cooling plant load management... and humid environment and presents new data on the performance of a large stratified chilled water storage tank. Figure 1. Plant Schematic. SITE The case study site is the Dallas, TX world headquarters of a major semiconductor manufacturer. The 6...

Bahnfleth, W. P.; Musser, A.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Successful Design Construction and 'Live-ability' of an Energy Efficient Home in a Hot and Humid Climate  

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completed in 2004 in the hot and humid climate near Houston, Texas. The presentation will include comparisons between this renewable energy home and several homes of typical construction. The paper will include the implementation of design... for an Energy Star home with the extensive use of fluorescent lighting, ceiling fans and Energy Star appliances including a 14 SEER air conditioner. In addition to the energy efficient construction, a hybrid 2 KW wind/solar PV (photovoltaic) system...

Gardner, J. C.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Simplified Simulation Tool for High Performance K-5 Schools in Hot and Humid Climates  

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hourly building energy usage: The great energy predictor shootout-overview and discussion of results. ASHRAE Transactions 100(2):1104-1118. Perkins, B. 2001. Building type basics for elementary and secondary schools, John Wiley & Sons, INC. New York... new school building. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to develop a simplified simulation tool for K-5 high performance schools in hot and humid climates. The tool will be developed using the DOE-2.1e building energy simulation program...

Im, P.; Haberl, J. S.

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Building America Best Practices Series Volume 16: 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in the Mixed-Humid Climate  

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This guide book is a resource to help builders design and construct highly energy-efficient homes, while addressing building durability, indoor air quality, and occupant health, safety, and comfort. With the measures described in this guide, builders in the mixed-humid climate can build homes that achieve whole house energy savings of 40% over the Building America benchmark (the 1993 Model Energy Code) with no added overall costs for consumers.

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Call for Abstracts | Department of Energy  

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Management Team Environmental Justice Environmental Management System Applied Studies and Technology Post-Closure Benefits Property Records Management Stakeholder Relations...

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Data Abstraction Form for population PK, PD publications MODEL BUILDING Data Abstraction Form  

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Data Abstraction Form for population PK, PD publications MODEL BUILDING 1 Data Abstraction Form for population PK/PD publications MODEL BUILDING Brendel K.1* , Dartois C.2* , Comets E.1 , Lemenuel-Diot A.3;Data Abstraction Form for population PK, PD publications MODEL BUILDING 2 Table of contents Purpose

Boyer, Edmond

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Numerical simulation and experiment investigating the performance of a capacitance sensor measuring the humidity of wet steam  

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The humidity of steam is an important parameter, but its exact measurement is difficult. The use of capacitance is a novel measurement method. On the basis of the theory of dielectric polarization and hydrodynamics and applying FLUENT UDF language, the coupling of the steam flow field and electric field within the capacitance sensor are investigated through numerical simulation. The standard k–e model, scalable wall function and SIMPLE (Semi-Implicit Method for Pressure Linked Equations) are used in the research. Additionally, steam humidity is measured according to capacitance in an experiment. The results show that the water molecule is polarized; polarized charge appears near the wall of the flow field; the radial velocity depends on whether there is an electric field within the capacitance sensor, with the dependence being greatest near the outermost board; and the electric field intensity near the electrode board is less when there is no flow field. The numerical simulation agrees with the results of the experiment. The capacitance does not depend on a change in steam flow, and the capacitance of the sensor increases linearly with humidity.

Du Lipeng; Tian Ruifeng; Zhang Pengfei; Sun Zhongning

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Field Performance of A Compacted Clay Landfill Final cover At A Humid Site  

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A study was conducted in southern Georgia, USA to evaluate how the hydraulic properties of the compacted clay barrier layer in a landfill final cover changed over a 4-yr service life. The cover was part of a test section constructed in a large drainage lysimeter that allowed CE Database subject headings: landfill, hydrogeology, compacted soils, lysimeters, desiccation continuous monitoring of the water balance. Patterns in the drainage (i.e., flow from the bottom of the cover) record suggest that preferential flow paths developed in the clay barrier soon after construction, apparently in response to desiccation cracking. After four years, the clay barrier was excavated and examined for changes in soil structure and hydraulic conductivity. Tests were conducted in situ with a sealed double-ring infiltrometer and two-stage borehole permeameters and in the laboratory on hand-carved blocks taken during construction and after four years of service. The in situ and laboratory tests indicated that the hydraulic conductivity increased approximately three orders of magnitude (from ? 10-7 to ? 10-4 cm s-1) during the service life. A dye tracer test and soil structure analysis showed that extensive cracking and root development occurred throughout the entire depth of the barrier layer. Laboratory tests on undisturbed specimens of the clay barrier indicated that the hydraulic conductivity of damaged clay barriers can be under-estimated significantly if small specimens (e.g., tube samples) are used for hydraulic conductivity assessment. The findings also indicate that clay barriers must be protected from desiccation and root intrusion if they are expected to function as intended, even at sites in warm, humid locations.

Albright, William H.; Benson, Craig H.; Gee, Glendon W.; Abichou, Tarek; Mcdonald, Eric V.; Tyler, Scott W.; Rock, Steven

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Domain-specific abstractions and compiler transformations  

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Domain-specific abstractions and compiler Domain-specific abstractions and compiler transformations Domain-specific abstractions and compiler transformations March 4, 2013 sadayappan Saday Sadayappan Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University Recent trends in architecture are making multicore parallelism as well as heterogeneity ubiquitous. This creates significant chalenges to application developers as well as compiler implementations. Currently it is virtually impossible to achieve performance portability of high-performance applications, i.e., develop a single version of source code for an application that achieves high performance on different parallel computer platforms. Different implementations of compute intensive core functions are generally needed for different target platforms, e.g., for multicore

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Bounds Analysis by Abstract Interpretation Xiaolei Qian Allen Goldberg  

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representations fo* *r these abstract types. In this work an abstract context, i.e. model, consists * Bounds Analysis by Abstract@csl.sri.com goldberg@kestrel.edu Abstract Abstract interpretation

Goldberg, Allen

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Colorado Natural Heritage Program 2003 Project Abstracts  

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Colorado Natural Heritage Program 2003 Project Abstracts #12;Cover photo: A CNHP researcher collects freshwater specimens (Pisidium spp.) at Long Slough Reservoir on the Grand Mesa of Colorado's West of Colorado's biodiversity, what efforts are underway to maintain it, and why more biological information

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Equilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities (Extended Abstract)  

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a product in the presence of historical externalities? A low introductory price may attract early adoptersEquilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities (Extended Abstract) Nima Anari1 , Shayan Ehsani1 an item to strategic buyers in the pres- ence of positive historical externalities, where the value

Immorlica, Nicole

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Book of Abstracts The Center for Nanoscience &  

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Book of Abstracts 5th Workshop The Center for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Tel Aviv University: 5TH Workshop The Center for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Tel Aviv University February 22-24, 2009 Ha: ... " S.E.C. SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT CO. LTD. 5TH Workshop The Center for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Tel

Lifshitz, Ron

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Natural radiation environment III. [Lead Abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 52 research papers presented at this symposium in April 1978. The major topics in this volume deal with penetrating radiation measurements, radiation surveys and population exposure, radioactivity in the indoor environment, and technologically enhanced natural radioactivity. (KRM)

Gesell, T.F.; Lowder, W.M. (eds.)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract AndParallel Machines Nachum Dershowitz  

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Abstract And­Parallel Machines Nachum Dershowitz University of Illinois Urbana, IL 61801 U are introduced. The first of them, the And­ Parallel Turing Machine, can be viewed as a generalization of the deterministic Turing machine in which the infinite tape is replaced by an infinite tree­like tape on which

Dershowitz, Nachum

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On Generalized Rough Sets (extended abstract)  

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On Generalized Rough Sets (extended abstract) Anita Wasilewska Department of Computer Science State Rough Sets The idea of rough set was proposed by Pawlak in 1982 [10]. The starting point of the rough a rough set. The lower and upper approximations treated as one argument operations R and R in the ap

Vigneron, Laurent

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AbstractThe satellite-borne  

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Abstract­The satellite-borne Scanning for a Satellite Radar Wind Sounder (RAWS) RK Moore, B. Beh Analysis and forecasting using numerical weather models would improve greatly if world wide wind information were available, Lasers on satellites were proposed for this purpose, and the Laser Wind Sounder

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Transforming and Refining Abstract Constraint Specifications  

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Transforming and Refining Abstract Constraint Specifications Alan M. Frisch1 , Brahim Hnich2 , Ian choose model transformations to reduce greatly the amount of effort that is required to solve a problem by systematic search. It is a consid- erable challenge to automate such transformations. A problem may be viewed

Walsh, Toby

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Interchange Format for Hybrid Systems: Abstract Semantics  

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of implicit equations [4, 5]. The language is object-oriented and objects can be instantiated inside otherInterchange Format for Hybrid Systems: Abstract Semantics Alessandro Pinto1 , Luca P. Carloni3 general enough to accommodate the translation across the various modeling approaches used in the ex

Carloni, Luca

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CFE 10 & ERCIM 10 PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACTS  

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CFE 10 & ERCIM 10 PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACTS 4th CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 10) http://www.cfe-csda.org/cfe10 and 3rd International Conference of the ERCIM (ERCIM 10) http://www.cfe-csda.org/ercim10 Senate House, University of London, UK 10-12 December 2010

Fernandez, Thomas

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Abstract LB-69: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance  

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...Abstract LB-196: Sequencing symptom control: Results from the Alliance N08C1 and N08CA genetics of chemotherapy neuropathy trials...Loprinzi. Sequencing symptom control: Results from the Alliance N08C1 and N08CA genetics of chemotherapy neuropathy trials...

Kathleen A. Gavin

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes: Impact of Infiltration and Ventilation on Measured Space Conditioning Energy and Moisture Levels in the Hot-Humid Climate  

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This project investigates the impact of air infiltration and ventilation on space cooling and moisture in residential buildings; research was conducted in two identical laboratory homes in the hot-humid climate over the cooling season.

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Building America Case Study: Evaluation of the Performance of Houses With and Without Supplemental Dehumidification in a Hot-Humid Climate, New Orleans, Louisiana (Fact Sheet)  

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This report, Evaluation of the Performance of Houses with and without Supplemental Dehumidification in a Hot-Humid Climate, describes a research study that that was conducted by the Building Science Corporation (BSC) Building America Research Team. BSC seeks to research and report on the field monitoring of the performance of in-situ supplemental dehumidification systems in low energy, high performance, homes in a Hot-Humid climate. The purpose of this research project was to observe and compare the humidity control performance of new, single family, low energy, and high performance, homes. Specifically, the study sought to compare the interior conditions and mechanical systems operation between two distinct groups of houses, homes with a supplemental dehumidifier installed in addition to HVAC system, and homes without any supplemental dehumidification. The subjects of the study were ten single-family new construction homes in New Orleans, LA. Data logging equipment was installed at each home in 2012. Interior conditions and various end-use loads were monitored for one year. In terms of averages, the homes with dehumidifiers are limiting elevated levels of humidity in the living space. However, there was significant variation in humidity control between individual houses. An analysis of the equipment operation did not show a clear correlation between energy use and humidity levels. In general, no single explanatory variable appears to provide a consistent understanding of the humidity control in each house. Indoor humidity is likely due to all of the factors we have examined, and the specifics of how they are used by each occupant.

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Low Dose Radiation Program: Workshop VI Abstracts  

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Workshop VI Principal Investigator and Abstracts Workshop VI Principal Investigator and Abstracts Anderson, Carl Whole Genome Analysis of Functional Protein Binding Sites and DNA Methylation: Application to p53 and Low Dose Ionizing Radiation. Averbeck, Dietrich Cellular Responses at Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation. Azzam, Edouard Adaptive Responses to Low Dose/Low Dose-Rate ?-Rays in Normal Human Fibroblasts: The Role of Oxidative Metabolism. Bailey, Susan The Role of Telomere Dysfunction in Driving Genomic Instability. Balajee, Adayabalam Low Dose Radiation Induced DNA Damage Signaling and Repair Responses in Human 3-Dimensional Skin Model System. Barcellos-Hoff, Mary Helen Imaging Bioinformatics for Mapping Multidimensional Responses. Barcellos-Hoff, Mary Helen Biological Response to Radiation Mediated through the Microenvironment and

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Automatic identification of abstract online groups  

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Online abstract groups, in which members aren't explicitly connected, can be automatically identified by computer-implemented methods. The methods involve harvesting records from social media and extracting content-based and structure-based features from each record. Each record includes a social-media posting and is associated with one or more entities. Each feature is stored on a data storage device and includes a computer-readable representation of an attribute of one or more records. The methods further involve grouping records into record groups according to the features of each record. Further still the methods involve calculating an n-dimensional surface representing each record group and defining an outlier as a record having feature-based distances measured from every n-dimensional surface that exceed a threshold value. Each of the n-dimensional surfaces is described by a footprint that characterizes the respective record group as an online abstract group.

Engel, David W; Gregory, Michelle L; Bell, Eric B; Cowell, Andrew J; Piatt, Andrew W

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Property:Abstract | Open Energy Information  

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Abstract Abstract Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Text. Pages using the property "Abstract" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 2 2-D Magnetotellurics At The Geothermal Site At Soultz-Sous-Forets- Resistivity Distribution To About 3000 M Depth + With the aim of investigating the possibilities of magnetotelluric methods for the exploration of potential Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) sites in the Upper Rhine valley, a 2-D magnetotelluric (MT) survey has been carried out on a 13 km long profile across the thermal anomaly in the area of the geothermal power plant of Soultz-sous-Forets in the winter 2007/08. Despite strong artificial noise, processing using remote referencing and Sutarno phase consistent smoothing revealed significant results from 10 out of 16 sites. Indication for 1-D structures was found in the shortest periods, 2-D effects in the periods up to 40 s, and 3-D effects in the long period range. Since 3-D effects were found in the longer periods, 2-D inversion was carried out for periods smaller than 40 s. The results of the inversion are consistent with the geology of the geothermal site and distinguish well the sediments from the granitic basement including the structures given by the faults. A conductive anomaly with a resistivity of about 3 Ωm has been found at a depth down to 2000 m in the area of the Soultz and Kutzenhausen faults, which is attributed to geothermal processes.

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SATURATED ZONE FLOW AND TRANSPORT MODEL ABSTRACTION  

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The purpose of the saturated zone (SZ) flow and transport model abstraction task is to provide radionuclide-transport simulation results for use in the total system performance assessment (TSPA) for license application (LA) calculations. This task includes assessment of uncertainty in parameters that pertain to both groundwater flow and radionuclide transport in the models used for this purpose. This model report documents the following: (1) The SZ transport abstraction model, which consists of a set of radionuclide breakthrough curves at the accessible environment for use in the TSPA-LA simulations of radionuclide releases into the biosphere. These radionuclide breakthrough curves contain information on radionuclide-transport times through the SZ. (2) The SZ one-dimensional (I-D) transport model, which is incorporated in the TSPA-LA model to simulate the transport, decay, and ingrowth of radionuclide decay chains in the SZ. (3) The analysis of uncertainty in groundwater-flow and radionuclide-transport input parameters for the SZ transport abstraction model and the SZ 1-D transport model. (4) The analysis of the background concentration of alpha-emitting species in the groundwater of the SZ.

B.W. ARNOLD

2004-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion product identification and relative rates of corrosion of candidate metals in an irradiated air-steam environment  

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Previously reported work by others indicates that dicopper trihydroxide nitrate, Cu{sub 2}NO{sub 3}(OH){sub 3}, forms on copper and copper alloys subjected to irradiated moist air near room temperature. We have performed experiments over a range of temperature and humidity, and have found that this species is formed at temperatures up to at least 150{degree}C if low to intermediate relative humidities are present. At 150{degree}C and 100% relative humidity, only Cu{sub 2}O and CuO were observed. The relative general corrosion rates of the copper materials tested in 1-month experiments at dose rates of 0.7 and 2.0 kGy/h were Cu > 70/30 Cu--Ni > Al-bronze. High-nickel alloy 825 showed no observable corrosion. 29 refs., 4 tabs.

Reed, D.T.; Swayambunathan, V.; Tani, B.S. (Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)); Van Konynenburg, R.A. (Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (USA))

1989-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Polyhedral graph abstractions and an approach to the Linear Hirsch ...  

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March 17, 2011. Abstract. We introduce a new combinatorial abstraction for the graphs of polyhe- dra. The new abstraction is a flexible framework defined by ...

2011-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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AbstractAbstract Vendors of high performance computers are converging towards an  

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AbstractAbstract Vendors of high performance computers are converging towards an architecture based full advantage of the available computing power, in order to achieve the best scalability.This new of computer time #12;Poloidal Grid: unstructured meshPoloidal Grid: unstructured mesh · Gives uniform

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Fast Response and High Sensitivity ZnO/glass Surface Acoustic Wave Humidity Sensors Using Graphene Oxide Sensing Layer  

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micro-syringe. After the deposition of GO, the devices were kept at room temperature to allow slow evaporation of water. Figure 1a,b,c show the schematics of the SAW sensors used for the measurements, while Figure 1d,e,f are the SEM images of the SAW... the humidity sensitivity of the SAW devices38. Figure 2c shows FT-IR spectrum obtained from our GO samples. A strong and broad valley at 3413 cm21 is attributed to the -OH groups in stretching vibrations. This peak implies the good hydro- philicity of the GO...

Xuan, Weipeng; He, Mei; Meng, Nan; He, Xingli; Wang, Wenbo; Chen, Jinkai; Shi, Tianjin; Hasan, Tawfique; Xu, Zhen; Xu, Yang; Luo, J. K.

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Apparatus for adjusting and maintaining the humidity of gas at a constant value within a closed system  

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The humidity of a gas within a closed system is maintained at constant level by providing a saturated salt solution within a lower chamber in communication with an upper chamber conjointly defined by upper and lower container sections in sealing contact with each other to establish a closed container. A partition wall separates the salt solution from the test region in the upper chamber. A tube extending through the partition plate allows humidified gas to pass from the lower to the upper chamber. A glass wool plug or membranous material within the tube prevents migration of salt into the test region.

Abernathy, B.R.; Walters, R.R.

1985-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract IA14: Functional genomics and cancer vulnerabilities  

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...Cancer Research. November 2014 meeting-abstract Genomics Genomics: Oral Presentations - Invited Abstracts Abstracts...2013; San Diego, CA Abstract IA14: Functional genomics and cancer vulnerabilities William C. Hahn Dana-Farber...

William C. Hahn

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract B31: Implementation of video improves understanding of breast cancer concepts in an undereducated county hospital population  

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...meeting-abstract Behavioral and Social Science Health Education: Poster Presentations - Proffered Abstracts...International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities...health-related community education and outreach projects. Methods...

Gina R. Shirah; Marcia E. Bouton; Jesse Nodora; Chiu-Hsieh Hsu; Anne E. Klemens; Maria Elena Martinez; and Ian K. Komenaka

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phloem Ultrastructure and Pressure Flow: Sieve-Element-Occlusion-Related Agglomerations Do Not Affect Translocation  

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...trichocarpa) was grown in pots in a greenhouse at 23C, with 60 to 70% relative humidity...additional lamp light [model PL 90; PL Lighting Systems]) with a minimum irradiance...Micro-ROCs (Advanced Science Tools) in the greenhouse at a 14-h photoperiod, 300 to 400...

Daniel R. Froelich; Daniel L. Mullendore; Kåre H. Jensen; Tim J. Ross-Elliott; James A. Anstead; Gary A. Thompson; Hélène C. Pélissier; Michael Knoblauch

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of the building parameters that influence heating and cooling energy loads for apartment buildings in hot-humid climates  

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Identifying the building parameters that significantly impact energy performance is an important step for enabling the reduction of the heating and cooling energy loads of apartment buildings in the design stage. Implementing passive design techniques for these buildings is not a simple task in most dense cities; their energy performance usually depends on uncertainties in the local climate and many building parameters, such as window size, zone height, and features of materials. For this paper, a sensitivity analysis was performed to determine the most significant parameters for buildings in hot-humid climates by considering the design of an existing apartment building in Izmir, Turkey. The Monte Carlo method is selected for sensitivity and uncertainty analyses with the Latin hypercube sampling (LHC) technique. The results show that the sensitivity of parameters in apartment buildings varies based on the purpose of the energy loads and locations in the building, such as the ground, intermediate, and top floors. In addition, the total window area, the heat transfer coefficient (U) and the solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of the glazing based on the orientation have the most considerable influence on the energy performance of apartment buildings in hot-humid climates.

Yusuf Y?ld?z; Zeynep Durmu? Arsan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

VEST: Abstract Vector Calculus Simplification in Mathematica  

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We present a new package, VEST (Vector Einstein Summation Tools), that performs abstract vector calculus computations in Mathematica. Through the use of index notation, VEST is able to reduce scalar and vector expressions of a very general type using a systematic canonicalization procedure. In addition, utilizing properties of the Levi-Civita symbol, the program can derive types of multi-term vector identities that are not recognized by canonicalization, subsequently applying these to simplify large expressions. In a companion paper [1], we employ VEST in the automation of the calculation of Lagrangians for the single particle guiding center system in plasma physics, a computation which illustrates its ability to handle very large expressions. VEST has been designed to be simple and intuitive to use, both for basic checking of work and more involved computations. __________________________________________________

J. Squire, J. Burby and H. Qin

2013-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Interfacing microbiology and biotechnology. Conference abstracts  

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The Interfacing Microbiology and Biotechnology Conference was attended by over 100 faculty, post-docs, students, and research scientists from the US, Europe, and Latin America. The conference successfully stimulated communication and the dissemination of knowledge among scientists involved in basic and applied research. The focus of the conference was on microbial physiology and genetics and included sessions on C1 metabolism, archaeal metabolism, proteases and chaperones, gene arrays, and metabolic engineering. The meeting provided the setting for in-depth discussions between scientists who are internationally recognized for their research in these fields. The following objectives were met: (1) The promotion of interaction and future collaborative projects among scientists involved in basic and applied research which incorporates microbial physiology, genetics, and biochemistry; (2) the facilitation of communication of new research findings through seminars, posters, and abstracts; (3 ) the stimulation of enthusiasm and education among participants including graduate and undergraduate students.

Maupin, Julia A.

2001-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED BY PETROLEUM ABSTRACTS Petroleum Abstracts reviews the following publications on a regular basis and selects material for indexing and abstracting according to  

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2013 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED BY PETROLEUM ABSTRACTS Petroleum Abstracts reviews the following was used by Petroleum Abstracts through 2004. Beginning with 2005 issues, the Complete Title is used. TABLE OF CONTENTS SERVICE As a current-awareness service, Petroleum Abstracts Document Delivery Service (PADDS

Reynolds, Albert C.

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DOE-NABIR PI Workshop: Abstracts 2003  

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The mission of the NABIR program is to provide the fundamental science that will serve as the basis for the development of cost-effective bioremediation and long-term stewardship of radionuclides and metals in the subsurface at DOE sites. The focus of the program is on strategies leading to long-term immobilization of contaminants in situ to reduce the risk to humans and the environment. Contaminants of special interest are uranium, technetium, plutonium, chromium, and mercury. The focus of the NABIR program is on the bioremediation of these contaminants in the subsurface below the root zone, including both vadose and saturated zones. The program consists of four interrelated Science Elements (Biotransformation, Community Dynamics/Microbial Ecology, Biomolecular Science and Engineering, and Biogeochemistry). The program also has a cross-cutting Assessment Element that supports development of innovative approaches and technologies to support the science elements. An element called Bioremediation and its Societal Implications and Concerns (BASIC) addresses potential societal issues of implementing NABIR scientific findings. The material presented at this year's workshop focuses on approximately 60 research projects funded in FY 2000-2003 by the Environmental Remediation Sciences Division in DOE's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) in the Office of Science. Abstracts of NABIR research projects are provided in this book.

Various

2003-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

368

Verification of Parallel Garbage Collection by Abstract Model Checking  

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have a finite state space provided that the abstraction mapping is powerful. M¨uller and Nipkow's work working on abstract model checking. In Section 4, the abstractions we defined on garbage #12; collectionVerification of Parallel Garbage Collection by Abstract Model Checking (Extended Abstract) Masami

Hagiya, Masami

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Building America Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes: Evaluation of the Performance of Houses With and Without Supplemental Dehumidification in a Hot-Humid Climate, New Orleans, Louisiana  

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This project by Building Science Corporation evaluated the performance of new homes in a hot-humid climate, with and without supplemental dehumidification systems.

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Moisture and Ventilation Solutions in Hot, Humid Climates: Florida Manufactured Housing- Building America Top Innovation  

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This Building America Innovations profile describes work by Building America researchers who visited 24 manufactured home factories between 1996 and 2003 to investigate moisture problems while improving energy efficiency and identified insufficient air sealing and poor HVAC installation as the biggest culprits. One manufacturer reported zero moisture-related issues in 35,000 homes built after implementing Building America recommendations.

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Energy conservation in high-rise buildings: Changes in air conditioning load induced by vertical temperature and humidity profile in Delhi  

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Temperature and humidity profiles in the upper atmosphere are different from those observed by ground level meteorological stations and used to design HVAC systems for high-rise buildings. There exist correlations among solar energy, atmospheric turbidity and pollutants in urban areas, affecting the temperature and humidity profiles with variation in height. In the present study, a theoretical model is developed considering these parameters, and the HVAC load is calculated. The results are compared with the HVAC load calculated from data obtained from the meteorological station, and the comparison showed that the results differ significantly (20%) for a hypothetical 200 m high office building.

S. Sinha; Sanjay Kumar; N. Kumar

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract for Thomas Klähn  

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University of Rostock, Germany University of Rostock, Germany Modern compact star observations and the equation of state Recent astrophysical measurements of compact star (CS) masses, mass radius relations and their cooling evolution give valuable insight into the properties of cold and dense nuclear matter (NM) beyond saturation. These data provide a benchmark for our understanding of the high density equation of state (EoS). Additionally the EoS has to be in accordance with flow data analyses for isospin symmetric matter (SM). Applying these constraints results in a highly selective testing scheme on the nuclear EoS. This scheme allows in a next step to model a hybrid, nuclear-quark matter EoS by chosing phenomenologically reliable parameter sets for a NJL-type quark matter model EoS. The resulting hybrid star configurations are barely

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Abstract--Nowadays, the use of mobile applications and terminals faces fundamental challenges related to energy  

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of the hardware. Consequently, battery life time is decreasing drastically and makes the problematic of power hardware evolution. Video streaming is one of the most energy consuming applications in a mobile system a methodology for building and validating a high level global power consumption model including a hardware

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E-Print Network 3.0 - abstract relational space-time Sample Search...  

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Summary: Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008) June 30 -July 5, 2008 Venice, Italy SPACE-TIME... may conserve discrete energy. Hence, in the present work, we...

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Optimization Control Strategy for an Air Handling Unit with Dedicated Rotary Desiccant Dehumidification Wheel in Hot and Humid Climate  

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.7 53.5 Error 0.94% 0.42% 1.03% 0.47% DESCRIPTION?OF?DEDICATED?HUMIDITY? CONTROL?UNITS?(HCU) Run#?1?DESIGN R A W B C D E Summer SCFM 0 8750 8750 8750 8750 8750 8278 DB?(?F) 83 60 50 69 70 83 WB?(?F) 79.3 59.5 50 53.2 53.7 79.3 GR/LB 147 76 54 35... 35 147 Diagram?of?the?AHUs?system HCU OA DB????70??F Dew. 39??F CD:?55?F CD:?55?F CD:?55?F SIMULATION?MODEL?PARAMETERS Parameters Value Unit The?lighting?load? 0.93 W/ft2 The?internal?electrical?equipment?load? 1.4 W/ft2 Zone...

Watt, J.

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Investigation of charge compensation in indium-doped tin dioxide by hydrogen insertion via annealing under humid conditions  

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The behavior of hydrogen (H) as an impurity in indium (In)-doped tin dioxide (SnO{sub 2}) was investigated by mass spectrometry analyses, with the aim of understanding the charge compensation mechanism in SnO{sub 2}. The H-concentration of the In-doped SnO{sub 2} films increased to (1–2)?×?10{sup 19}?cm{sup ?3} by annealing in a humid atmosphere (WET annealing). The electron concentration in the films also increased after WET annealing but was two orders of magnitude less than their H-concentrations. A self-compensation mechanism, based on the assumption that H sits at substitutional sites, is proposed to explain the mismatch between the electron- and H-concentrations.

Watanabe, Ken, E-mail: Watanabe.Ken@nims.go.jp [National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan); International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS-MANA), NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan); Ohsawa, Takeo; Ross, Emily M., E-mail: emross@hmc.edu; Adachi, Yutaka; Haneda, Hajime [National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan); Sakaguchi, Isao; Takahashi, Ryosuke [National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan); Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-kouen Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580 (Japan); Bierwagen, Oliver, E-mail: bierwagen@pdi-berlin.de [Paul-Drude-Institute, Hausvogteiplatz 5-7, 10117 Berlin (Germany); Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 (United States); White, Mark E.; Tsai, Min-Ying; Speck, James S., E-mail: speck@ucsb.edu [Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 (United States); Ohashi, Naoki, E-mail: Ohashi.Naoki@nims.go.jp [National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan); Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-kouen Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580 (Japan); Materials Research Center for Element Strategy (MCES), Mailbox S2-13, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan)

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Surface reactivity and oxygen migration in amorphous indium-gallium-zinc oxide films annealed in humid atmosphere  

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An isotope tracer study, i.e., {sup 18}O/{sup 16}O exchange using {sup 18}O{sub 2} and H{sub 2}{sup 18}O, was performed to determine how post-deposition annealing (PDA) affected surface reactivity and oxygen diffusivity of amorphous indium–gallium–zinc oxide (a-IGZO) films. The oxygen tracer diffusivity was very high in the bulk even at low temperatures, e.g., 200?°C, regardless of PDA and exchange conditions. In contrast, the isotope exchange rate, dominated by surface reactivity, was much lower for {sup 18}O{sub 2} than for H{sub 2}{sup 18}O. PDA in a humid atmosphere at 400?°C further suppressed the reactivity of O{sub 2} at the a-IGZO film surface, which is attributable to –OH-terminated surface formation.

Watanabe, Ken, E-mail: Watanabe.Ken@nims.go.jp [International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan)] [International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan); Lee, Dong-Hee [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan) [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan); Materials and Structures Laboratory (MSL), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox R3-4, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Sakaguchi, Isao; Haneda, Hajime [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan)] [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan); Nomura, Kenji [Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox S2-13, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan)] [Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox S2-13, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Kamiya, Toshio [Materials and Structures Laboratory (MSL), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox R3-4, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan) [Materials and Structures Laboratory (MSL), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox R3-4, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Materials Research Center for Element Strategy (MCES), Mailbox S2-13, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Hosono, Hideo [Materials and Structures Laboratory (MSL), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox R3-4, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan) [Materials and Structures Laboratory (MSL), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox R3-4, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mailbox S2-13, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Materials Research Center for Element Strategy (MCES), Mailbox S2-13, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan); Ohashi, Naoki, E-mail: Ohashi.Naoki@nims.go.jp [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan) [Optical and Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044 (Japan); Materials Research Center for Element Strategy (MCES), Mailbox S2-13, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-0026 (Japan)

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DSNF AND OTHER WASTE FORM DEGRADATION ABSTRACTION  

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Several hundred distinct types of DOE-owned spent nuclear fuel (DSNF) may potentially be disposed in the Yucca Mountain repository. These fuel types represent many more types than can be viably individually examined for their effect on the Total System Performance Assessment for the License Application (TSPA-LA). Additionally, for most of these fuel types, there is no known direct experimental test data for the degradation and dissolution of the waste form in repository groundwaters. The approach used in the TSPA-LA model is, therefore, to assess available information on each of 11 groups of DSNF, and to identify a model that can be used in the TSPA-LA model without differentiating between individual codisposal waste packages containing different DSNF types. The purpose of this report is to examine the available data and information concerning the dissolution kinetics of DSNF matrices for the purpose of abstracting a degradation model suitable for use in describing degradation of the DSNF inventory in the Total System Performance Assessment for the License Application. The data and information and associated degradation models were examined for the following types of DSNF: Group 1--Naval spent nuclear fuel; Group 2--Plutonium/uranium alloy (Fermi 1 SNF); Group 3--Plutonium/uranium carbide (Fast Flux Test Facility-Test Fuel Assembly SNF); Group 4--Mixed oxide and plutonium oxide (Fast Flux Test Facility-Demonstration Fuel Assembly/Fast Flux Test Facility-Test Demonstration Fuel Assembly SNF); Group 5--Thorium/uranium carbide (Fort St. Vrain SNF); Group 6--Thorium/uranium oxide (Shippingport light water breeder reactor SNF); Group 7--Uranium metal (N Reactor SNF); Group 8--Uranium oxide (Three Mile Island-2 core debris); Group 9--Aluminum-based SNF (Foreign Research Reactor SNF); Group 10--Miscellaneous Fuel; and Group 11--Uranium-zirconium hydride (Training Research Isotopes-General Atomics SNF). The analyses contained in this document provide an ''upper-limit'' (i.e., instantaneous degradation) model for use in the TSPA-LA model. ''Best-estimate'' models for the degradation of the fuels in each of the DSNF groups are discussed to provide a basis for selecting the upper limit model for use in the TSPA-LA model. The instantaneous degradation model is chosen for use in the TSPA-LA model because the available information shows that the degradation rate of the N Reactor fuel (which constitutes most of the DSNF inventory) is very high and because the available qualified information is insufficient to justify use of a less conservative approach. The commercial spent nuclear fuel model will be used for naval spent nuclear fuel because it has been shown to be conservative for representing naval spent nuclear fuel.

J. CUNNANE

2004-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues...  

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a Densified Large Square Bale Format ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a...

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Asymptotic almost-equivalence of abstract evolution systems ?  

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May 13, 2008 ... Abstract. We study the asymptotic behavior of almost-orbits of abstract .... In that sense our work is different but complementary to [12,11].

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Victoria & Albert Museum- Medieval & Renaissance Galleries: A Passive Approach to Humidity Control  

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advantage of original chimneys and trenches. Addressing sustainability in the project required the balancing and optimisation of a range of issues that had the potential to create conflicts; artefact conservation and energy use, improving accessibility...). Space temperatures dropped as low as 13?C but the temperatures during occupied hours are only below 18?C for a relatively small proportion of the time, around 7% of the occupied hours or 3 and a half weeks. This is because solar gain, occupancy load...

Lerpiniere, A.; Bingham, M.; Walker, S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological & Environmental Research Abstracts Database  

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Microsoft Word - Poster Abstract_2010_WVU.doc  

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Syngas Trace Contaminants on SOFC Anode Performance Syngas Trace Contaminants on SOFC Anode Performance Ismail Celik National Institute for Fuel Cell Technology West Virginia University Ismail.celik@mail.wvu.edu Abstract National Institute for Fuel Cell Technology (NIFT) at West Virginia University (WVU) is a center of excellence on research related to fuel cell technology specifically and, in general, to clean power generation from coal derived fuels as well as renewable energy. The research cluster is based on a multi-scale, multi- disciplinary approach, conducted by nine faculty members in four departments at WVU including collaboration with the National Energy Technology Laboratory. NIFT members are conducting research to establish the tolerance limits of contaminant levels in the coal syngas for SOFCs and to predict the lifetime of the

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Quantitative x-ray imager (abstract)  

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We report on development of a quantitative x-ray imager (QXI) for the national Inertial Confinement Fusion Program. Included in this development is a study of photocathode response as a function of photon energy, 2--17.5 keV, which is related to diagnostic development on the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The QXI is defined as being a quantative imager due to the repeated characterization. This instrument is systematically checked out, electronically as well as its photocathode x-ray response, both on a direct current and pulsed x-ray sources, before and after its use on a shot campaign. The QXI is a gated x-ray imager1 used for a variety of experiments conducted in the Inertial Confinement Fusion and Radiation Physics Program. The camera was assembled in Los Alamos and has been under development since 1997 and has now become the workhorse framing camera by the program. The electronics were built by Grant Applied Physics of San Fransisco, CA.2 The QXI has been used at the LANL Trident, LLNL Nova, and University of Rochester Laboratory OMEGA laser facilities. The camera consists of a grated microchannel plate (MCP), a phosphor coated fiberoptic faceplate coupled to film for data readout, along with high speed electronic pulsers to drive the x-ray detector. The QXI has both a two-strip and a four-strip detection head and has the ability to individually bias the gain of each of the strips. The timing of the QXI was done at the Trident short pulse laboratory, using 211 nm light. Single strip jitter was looked at as well and determined to be <25 ps. Flatfielding of the photocathode across the MCP was done with the Trident main laser with 150 J on a gold disk with a 1 ns. Spatial resolution was determined to be <5 {mu}m by using the same laser conditions as before and a backlit 1000 lp/in. grid. The QXI has been used on cylindrical implosion work at the Nova Laser Facility, and on direct-drive cylinder mix and indirect-drive high convergence implosion experiments at OMEGA. Its two-strip module has provided the capability to look at point backlighters, as part of technique development for experiments on the NIF. Its next use will be in March 2000 with its off axis viewer nose at Omega, providing a perpendicular view of Rayleigh--Taylor spike dissipation.

Evans, Scott C.; Archuleta, Tom N.; Oertel, John A.; Walsh, Peter J.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bay Ridge Gardens - Mixed-Humid Affordable Multifamily Housing Deep Energy Retrofit  

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Under this project, Newport Partners (as part of the BA-PIRC research team) evaluated the installation, measured performance, and cost-effectiveness of efficiency upgrade measures for a tenant-in-place DER at the Bay Ridge multifamily (MF) development in Annapolis, Maryland. The design and construction phase of the Bay Ridge project was completed in August 2012. This report summarizes system commissioning, short-term test results, utility bill data analysis, and analysis of real-time data collected over a one-year period after the retrofit was complete. The Bay Ridge project is comprised of a 'base scope' retrofit which was estimated to achieve a 30%+ savings (relative to pre-retrofit) on 186 apartments, and a 'DER scope' which was estimated to achieve 50% savings (relative to pre-retrofit) on a 12-unit building. The base scope was applied to the entire apartment complex, except for one 12-unit building which underwent the DER scope. A wide range of efficiency measures was applied to pursue this savings target for the DER building, including improvements/replacements of mechanical equipment and distribution systems, appliances, lighting and lighting controls, the building envelope, hot water conservation measures, and resident education. The results of this research build upon the current body of knowledge of multifamily retrofits. Towards this end, the research team has collected and generated data on the selection of measures, their estimated performance, their measured performance, and risk factors and their impact on potential measures.

Lyons, J.; Moore, M.; Thompson, M.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric field and humidity effects on adsorbed water behavior on BaTiO3 ferroelectric domains studied by scanning probe microscopy  

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Electric field and humidity effects on adsorbed water behavior on BaTiO3 ferroelectric domains 2014; published online 28 August 2014) Distribution of the adsorbed water on BaTiO3 ferroelectric, which adsorb on the material surface, cause delayed cracking and fracture of ferroelectric ceramics.15

Volinsky, Alex A.

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Analysis of Energy, Environmental and Life Cycle Cost Reduction Potential of Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) in Hot and Humid Climate  

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Project objectives: Gather and analyze independently the available technical, cost, financial incentive data on installed GSHP/HGSHP applications in residential, commercial and schools in hot and humid climate regions, and develop a calibrated baseline and performance period model of new construction and retrofitted buildings in conjunction with the energy simulation program.

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These are practically rainless but persistently cool and humid because of foggy air drifting off the cold offshore current. The California Coast in summer  

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and humid because of foggy air drifting off the cold offshore current. The California Coast in summer is oxidized to red rust. The Welwichia plant is a strange conifer with two giant flat leaves. You can find a couple in the desert section of the Plant Science teaching greenhouse, which we visit on an upcoming

Richerson, Peter J.

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Poster Instructions for Ag-ESD Symposium 2012 Poster Abstract  

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Poster Instructions for Ag-ESD Symposium 2012 Poster Abstract Please follow these instructions for preparation of a one page abstract of your poster presentation. 1. Language English Only 2. Abstract format send "Poster Abstract" in Word file format by E-mail to agesd@nourin.tsukuba.ac.jp (Do not send "pdf

Ejiri, Shinji

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Formal Proof of Abstract Model Checking of Concurrent Garbage Collection  

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, the correctness of abstraction is not always easy to verify. In our pre- vious work, we applied abstract model with that of proving the concrete system from scratch (not by abstract model checking). In our previous work [6], whichFormal Proof of Abstract Model Checking of Concurrent Garbage Collection Koichi Takahashi Masami

Hagiya, Masami

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Abstract machines for game semantics, revisited Olle Fredriksson  

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: In this paper we are developing the line of work on PAM/IAM/JAM in order to define new abstract machines whichAbstract machines for game semantics, revisited Olle Fredriksson University of Birmingham, UK Dan R. Ghica University of Birmingham, UK Abstract--We define new abstract machines for game seman- tics which

Ghica, Dan

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Achieving Challenge Home in Affordable Housing in the Hot-Humid Climate  

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The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), one of the Building America research team leads, has partnered with two builders as they work through the Challenge Home certification process in one test home each. The builder partners participating in this cost-shared research are Southeast Volusia County Habitat for Humanity near Daytona, Florida and Manatee County Habitat for Humanity near Tampa, Florida. Both are affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit affordable housing organization. This research serves to identify viable technical pathways to meeting the CH criteria for other builders in the region. A further objective of this research is to identify gaps and barriers in the marketplace related to product availability, labor force capability, code issues, cost effectiveness, and business case issues that hinder or prevent broader adoption on a production scale.

Beal, D.; McIlvaine, J.; Winter, B.; Allnutt, R.

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Directions to Petroleum Abstracts Petroleum Abstracts' main office is located in the basement of John Rogers Hall (JRH)  

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Directions to Petroleum Abstracts Petroleum Abstracts' main office is located in the basement approximately 2 blocks West of South Harvard Avenue. Petroleum Abstracts' office (Room 1520) is on the basement wish to visit Petroleum Abstracts and they will contact us to direct you to our office in the basement

Reynolds, Albert C.

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The frequency of tropopause-level thick and thin cirrus clouds as observed by CALIPSO and the relationship to relative humidity and outgoing longwave radiation  

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Thick cloud frequencies, in percent, for SON............................................ 52 15 DJF thin cirrus frequencies in colored contours at a) 121-hPa, b) 100-hPa, and c) 82-hPa with OLR values of 230 W-m-2 in black... contours......................................................................................... 53 16 MAM thin cirrus frequencies in colored contours at a) 121-hPa, b) 100-hPa, and c) 82-hPa with OLR values of 230 W-m-2...

Cardona, Allison Leanne

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Relative Humidity on the Survival of Desiccated Salmonella Cells on Surfaces with Peanut Butter Haiping Li, Christina Megalis, Mary Lou Tortorello  

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assessment of current post harvest and nut butter processing practices, and the development of best practices cases. Environmental samples tested positive in two recent outbreaks associated with nuts. In the 2006 Salmonella peanut butter outbreak, two environmental samples, one from a floor swab and another from

Heller, Barbara

396

Relational EPR  

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We study the EPR-type correlations from the perspective of the relational interpretation of quantum mechanics. We argue that these correlations do not entail any form of 'non-locality', when viewed in the context of this interpretation. The abandonment of strict Einstein realism implied by the relational stance permits to reconcile quantum mechanics, completeness, (operationally defined) separability, and locality.

Matteo Smerlak; Carlo Rovelli

2006-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Relative Permeability of Fractured Rock  

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, and by the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University Stanford Geothermal Program Interdisciplinary Research in Engineering and Earth Sciences STANFORD UNIVERSITY Stanford, California #12;#12;v Abstract fractures and various fluids have yielded different relative permeability-saturation relations. This study

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Performance Verification of Production-Scalable Energy-Efficient Solutions: Winchester/Camberley Homes Mixed-Humid Climate  

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Winchester/Camberley Homes with the Building America program and its NAHB Research Center Industry Partnership collaborated to develop a new set of high performance home designs that could be applicable on a production scale. The new home designs are to be constructed in the mixed humid climate zone four and could eventually apply to all of the builder's home designs to meet or exceed future energy codes or performance-based programs. However, the builder recognized that the combination of new wall framing designs and materials, higher levels of insulation in the wall cavity, and more detailed air sealing to achieve lower infiltration rates changes the moisture characteristics of the wall system. In order to ensure long term durability and repeatable successful implementation with few call-backs, this report demonstrates through measured data that the wall system functions as a dynamic system, responding to changing interior and outdoor environmental conditions within recognized limits of the materials that make up the wall system. A similar investigation was made with respect to the complete redesign of the heating, cooling, air distribution, and ventilation systems intended to optimize the equipment size and configuration to significantly improve efficiency while maintaining indoor comfort. Recognizing the need to demonstrate the benefits of these efficiency features, the builder offered a new house model to serve as a test case to develop framing designs, evaluate material selections and installation requirements, changes to work scopes and contractor learning curves, as well as to compare theoretical performance characteristics with measured results.

Mallay, D.; Wiehagen, J.

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated and Optimized Energy-Efficient Construction Package for a Community of Production Homes in the Mixed-Humid Climate  

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Selection and integration of high performance home features are two sides of the same coin in energy efficient sustainable construction. Many advanced technologies are available for selection, but it is in the integration of these technologies into an affordable set of features that can be used on a production basis by builders, that ensures whole-house performance meets expectations. This research high performance home analyzes how a set of advanced technologies can be integrated into a durable and energy efficient house in the mixed-humid climate while remaining affordable to homeowners. The technical solutions documented in this report are the cornerstone of the builder's entire business model based on delivering high-performance homes on a production basis as a standard product offering to all price segments of the residential market. Home Innovation Research Labs partnered with production builder Nexus EnergyHomes (CZ 4). The builder plans to adopt the successful components of the energy solution package for all 55 homes in the community. The research objective was to optimize the builder's energy solution package based on energy performance and construction costs. All of the major construction features, including envelope upgrades, space conditioning system, hot water system, and solar electric system were analyzed. The information in this report can be used by builders and designers to evaluate options, and the integration of options, for increasing the efficiency of home designs in climate zone 4. The data also provide a point of reference for evaluating estimates of energy savings and costs for specific features.

Mallay, D.; Wiehagen, J.; Del Bianco, M.

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract B29: Training cancer researchers that are community advocates  

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...meeting-abstract Behavioral and Social Science Health Education: Poster Presentations - Proffered Abstracts...International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities...change with tailored health education for breast and colorectal cancer...

Danyell S. Wilson; Joel Aliancy; Kenneth Shain; Nicholas Eustace,; Eric Haura; Beulah Joseph; Keiran Smalley; Karla Schramm; Robert Gillies; Bin Fang; William Dalton; John Koomen; and Cathy Meade

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Abstract 5089: Survivin safeguards chromosome numbers and protects from aneuploidy  

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...April 5-9, 2014; San Diego, CA Abstract 5089: Survivin safeguards chromosome numbers and protects from aneuploidy Ralf Wiedemuth...Evelin Schroeck, Gabriele Schackert, Achim Temme. Survivin safeguards chromosome numbers and protects from aneuploidy. [abstract...

Ralf Wiedemuth; Barbara Klink; Evelin Schroeck; Gabriele Schackert; Achim Temme

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Abstract SY36-01: Functional genomics and cancer dependencies  

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...CA Abstract SY36-01: Functional genomics and cancer dependencies William C. Hahn...Institute, Boston, MA. Recent advances in genomics continue to elucidate the genetic lesions...Format: William C. Hahn. Functional genomics and cancer dependencies. [abstract...

William C. Hahn

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Division of Environmental Control Technology Program, 1979. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 10 sections in this progress report dealing with environmental engineering. (KRM)

None

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Poster Instructions for Ag-ESD Symposium 2011 Poster Abstract  

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Poster Instructions for Ag-ESD Symposium 2011 Poster Abstract Please follow these instructions for preparation of a one page abstract of your poster presentation. 1. Language English Only 2. Abstract format. #12;Poster Format, Display and Example 1. Language English only 2. Size We recommend you prepare an A0

Tanaka, Jiro

405

The Impact of Distributed Programming Abstractions on Application Energy Consumption  

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The Impact of Distributed Programming Abstractions on Application Energy Consumption Young-Woo Kwon of their energy consumption patterns. By varying the abstractions with the rest of the functionality fixed, we measure and analyze the impact of distributed programming abstractions on application energy consumption

Tilevich, Eli

406

A Typed Calculus Supporting Shallow Embeddings of Abstract Machines  

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A Typed Calculus Supporting Shallow Embeddings of Abstract Machines Aaron Bohannon Zena M. Ariola taken by abstract machines and reductions in a system of proof terms for a version the sequent calculus. We believe that by doing so we shed light on some essential characteristics of abstract machines

Ariola, Zena M.

407

Reasoning with Generic Cases in the Arithmetic of Abstract Matrices  

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Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario www.csd.uwo.ca/watt Abstract. In previous work specifying n. We call this working with "symbolic" or "abstract" values. In previous work we have givenReasoning with Generic Cases in the Arithmetic of Abstract Matrices Alan P. Sexton1 , Volker Sorge1

Sorge, Volker

408

Reasoning with Generic Cases in the Arithmetic of Abstract Matrices  

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Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario www.csd.uwo.ca/~watt Abstract. In previous work specifying n. We call this working with "symbolic" or "abstract" values. In previous work we have givenReasoning with Generic Cases in the Arithmetic of Abstract Matrices Alan P. Sexton1 , Volker Sorge1

Watt, Stephen M.

409

A certifying frontend for (sub)polyhedral abstract domains  

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of the overall abstract domain. The main contribution of the work described here is the design of the linkA certifying frontend for (sub)polyhedral abstract domains Alexis Fouilhe and Sylvain Boulmé Univ. Grenoble-Alpes, VERIMAG, F-38000 Grenoble, France {alexis.fouilhe,sylvain.boulme}@imag.fr Abstract. Convex

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

410

No. ___________ Reviewer: ______________________________ 2014 WSU Academic Showcase Abstract Evaluation Rubric  

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, or student A student-submitted abstract has either a faculty co-author or a faculty Sponsor All work mustNo. ___________ Reviewer: ______________________________ 2014 WSU Academic Showcase Abstract Evaluation Rubric Eligibility Criteria1 Does not meet criteria Abstract is submitted by a WSU faculty, staff

Collins, Gary S.

411

Abstract Local Reasoning for Concurrent Libraries: Mind the Gap  

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considerable work on combining lo- cal reasoning with abstraction. There are two main approaches. One approach, truly abstract reasoning of a tree module (such as DOM) works with predicates based on connecting treeMFPS 2014 Abstract Local Reasoning for Concurrent Libraries: Mind the Gap Philippa Gardner, Azalea

Gardner, Philippa

412

Search Results Cite abstracts as Author(s) (2010), Title, Abstract xxxxx-xxxx presented at 2010 Fall  

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2010 Fall Meeting Search Results Cite abstracts as Author(s) (2010), Title, Abstract xxxxx will present results on the scaling of reconnection rate with S, as well as turbulence levels. This work

Ng, Chung-Sang

413

Comparison of DOE-2.1E with Energyplus and TRNSYS for Ground Coupled Residential Buildings in Hot anf Humid Climates Stage 1  

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ESL-TR-11-12-08 COMPARISON OF DOE-2.1E WITH ENERGYPLUS AND TRNSYS FOR GROUND COUPLED RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN HOT AND HUMID CLIMATES STAGE 1 “Literature Survey on Slab-on-grade Heat Transfer Models of DOE-2, EnergyPlus and TRNSYS... .................................................................................................................... 4 2. Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 4 3. Literature Survey on Slab-on-grade Models of DOE-2, EnergyPlus and TRNSYS...

Andolsun, S.; Culp, C.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

An investigation of the heat and mass transfer by free convection from humid air to a horizontal metal plate under frosting conditions  

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AN INVESTIOATION OF THE NEAT AND MASS TRANSFER BY FREE CONVECTION FROM HUMID AIR TO A HDRIZOHTAL METAL PLATE UNDER FROSTINO COND1TIONS A Thesis By BOBBY BELL~ JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A%M University in partial... ~ ~ ~. . . 60 - 61 17 Total Heat Transferred, to Plate vs. Time ~ 18 19 20 Thermal Conductivity Coefficient of Frost vso Time. . . . . . . . . . ~ ~ . . ~ ~ Heat Transfer Convective Coefficient vs. Time ~ 0 4 ~ 0 ~ ~ 4 ~ ~ ~ Resistivity of' Air...

Bell, Bobby

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

415

Analysis of the Energy Savings Potential in K-5 Schools in Hot and Humid Climates: Application of High Performance Measures and Renewable Energy Systems  

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ANALYSIS OF THE ENERGY SAVINGS POTENTIAL IN K-5 SCHOOLS IN HOT AND HUMID CLIMATES: APPLICATION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE MEASURES AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS1 Piljae Im1, and Jeff S. Haberl2 1Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 2Texas... the energy savings measures recommended as in the ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides for K-12 Schools. As an effort to investigate more energy savings potential for the school building, several other energy savings measures and renewable energy...

Im, P.; Haberl, J.

416

Evaluation of ANSI N42-17A by investigating the effects of temperature and humidity on the response of radiological instruments  

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) N42.17A-1989 standard`s performance criteria and test methods has been evaluated by investigating the effects of temperature and humidity on the response of 105 portable direct-reading radiological instruments (45 beta-gamma survey meters, 32 neutron rem meters, 1O alpha contamination and 18 tritium-in-air monitors). The US Department of Energy (DOE) mandates the use of ANSI standards for the calibration and performance testing of radiological instruments, and requires that instruments be appropriate for existing environmental conditions. Random tests conducted in an environmental chamber determined the effects of temperatures ranging from {minus}10{degree}C to 50{degree}C and humidity at levels of 40% RH and 95% RH on the response of a cross section of instruments used in routine health physics operations at Los Alamos. The following instruments were tested: Eberline RO-2 and RO-C ionization chambers, Eberline E-530 survey meter with the Model HP-C stainless steel Geiger-Muller (G) wall probe, Eberline PIC-6A and PIC-6B ion chambers, Eberline ESP-1 survey meter with the Model HP-260 pancake G detector, Ludlum 3 survey meter with the Model 44-6 stainless steel G wall probe, Eberline ESP-1, ESP-2 and PAR-4 survey meters with the neutron rem detector, Health Physics Instruments 2080 survey meter with the moderator detector, Ludlum 139 survey meter with the Model 43-32 air-proportional alpha detector, and the Overhoff 394-C, Johnston J-111 and J-110 tritium monitors. Experimental results encompass 1128 temperature tests (1269-hours exposure in the chamber) and 735 humidity tests (1890-hours exposure in the chamber). The study shows the standard`s test requirement for temperature at or near the extreme conditions, and the standard`s test requirement for humidity at 95% RH may be too restrictive for instruments used in the work environment.

Clement, R.S.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Abstract Cultivated tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) encompass a wide range of fruit shape and size variants.  

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Abstract Cultivated tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) encompass a wide range of fruit shape and size variants. This variation can be used to genetically dissect the mo- lecular basis of ovary and fruit morphology. The cultivar Long John displays an extremely elongated fruit pheno- type, while the wild relative

van der Knaap, Esther

418

Abstract Cultivated tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculen-tum) encompass a wide range of fruit size and shape  

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Abstract Cultivated tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculen- tum) encompass a wide range of fruit size of ovary and fruit development. One fruit shape variant is displayed by the cultivar Sun 1642 (TA491). TA491 has an elongated fruit phenotype, while the wild relative L. pimpinellifolium LA1589 produces

van der Knaap, Esther

419

The Subject-Oriented Approach to Software and the Abstract State Machines Method  

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Process Modeling (S-BPM) has a precise semantical foundation in terms of Abstract State Machines (ASMs). The construction of an ASM model for the basic S- BPM concepts revealed a strong relation between S-BPM and the ASM the analysis to evaluate S-BPM as an approach to business process modeling and to suggest some challenging

Börger, Egon

420

Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation applications are being  

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1 Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation serves as a handy tool for substation automation related studies. Index Terms--Alternative Transient the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, it is desirable to introduce more automated functions

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421

Heat pipe technology. A bibliography with abstracts. Quarterly update, October-December, 1980  

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This bibliography presents 57 pages of citations and abstracts of publications on heat pipe uses, design, fabrication, performance, and testing. Author and permuted title indexes are provided. Heat pipe related patents are listed and indexed separately by author, title and patent number. (LCL)

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1980-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

422

Abstracts | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Abstracts Abstracts Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division CSGB Home About Research Areas Scientific Highlights Reports & Activities Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home Third DOE BES Separations Research Workshop Abstracts Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Third DOE/BES Separations Research Workshop Presentation Abstracts Last Modified May 18, 1999 High Pressure and High Temperature Spectroscopic Studies of Supercritical Fluid Solutions Clement R. Yonker Understanding on a molecular level the intermolecular interactions underlying separations and extractions in supercritical fluids is important to extend these useful solvents to new separation technologies and chemical synthesis in addition to providing a basis for improving existing

423

Selected Translated Abstracts of Chinese-Language Climate Change Publications  

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This report contains English-translated abstracts of important Chinese-language literature concerning global climate change for the years 1995-1998. This body of literature includes the topics of adaptation, ancient climate change, climate variation, the East Asia monsoon, historical climate change, impacts, modeling, and radiation and trace-gas emissions. In addition to the biological citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Chinese. Author and title indexes are included to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Cushman, R.M.; Burtis, M.D.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- Geothermal Energy: Current abstracts  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Energy: Current abstracts Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection HelpFAQ | Site Map | Contact Us | Admin Log On HomeBasic Search About Publications Advanced Search New Hot...

425

Abstracts | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Reports Abstracts Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory...

426

7th international symposium on photosynthetic prokaryotes. Abstracts  

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This book contains the abstracts of all the presentations made either in oral or poster form, at the VII International Symposium on Photosynthetic Prokaryotes.

Fuller, R.C.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

427

Handling Nonnegative Constraints in Spectral Estimation Abstract 1 ...  

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Abstract. We consider convex optimization problems with the. constraint that the variables form a ... component of this work in other works, must be obtained from.

428

Abstract Presented at Synchrotron Environmental Science II (SES-II)  

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Abstract Presented at Synchrotron Environmental Science II (SES-II) Argonne National Laboratory - 6 such as dioxins and furans, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). *Work

Brookhaven National Laboratory

429

Glossary of Energy-Related Terms | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Glossary of Energy-Related Terms August 20, 2013 - 9:20am Addthis Here you'll find a glossary of energy-related terms. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Absolute Humidity The ratio of the mass of water vapor to the volume occupied by a mixture of water vapor and dry air. Absorbent A material that extracts one or more substances from a fluid (gas or liquid) medium on contact, and which changes physically and/or chemically in the process. The less volatile of the two working fluids in an absorption cooling device. Absorber The component of a solar thermal collector that absorbs solar radiation and converts it to heat, or, as in a solar photovoltaic device, the material

430

Glossary of Energy-Related Terms | Department of Energy  

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Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Glossary of Energy-Related Terms August 20, 2013 - 9:20am Addthis Here you'll find a glossary of energy-related terms. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Absolute Humidity The ratio of the mass of water vapor to the volume occupied by a mixture of water vapor and dry air. Absorbent A material that extracts one or more substances from a fluid (gas or liquid) medium on contact, and which changes physically and/or chemically in the process. The less volatile of the two working fluids in an absorption cooling device. Absorber The component of a solar thermal collector that absorbs solar radiation and converts it to heat, or, as in a solar photovoltaic device, the material

431

Building America Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes: Impact of Infiltration and Ventilation on Measured Space Conditioning Energy and Moisture Levels in the Hot-Humid Climate, Cocoa, Florida (Fact Sheet)  

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This case study describes research to assess the moisture and cooling load impacts of airtightness and mechanical ventilation in two identical laboratory homes in the hot-humid climate over the cooling season.

432

Ecological Research Division Theoretical Ecology Program. [Contains abstracts  

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This report presents the goals of the Theoretical Ecology Program and abstracts of research in progress. Abstracts cover both theoretical research that began as part of the terrestrial ecology core program and new projects funded by the theoretical program begun in 1988. Projects have been clustered into four major categories: Ecosystem dynamics; landscape/scaling dynamics; population dynamics; and experiment/sample design.

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1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Abstract 3380: Cancer usurps skeletal muscle as an energy repository  

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...Association for Cancer Research. 1 October 2014 meeting-abstract Molecular and...infection shifts the energy catabolism ratio...Boston College Research Expense fund...infection shifts the energy catabolism ratio...malignancy. [abstract]. In: Proceedings...Association for Cancer Research; 2014 Apr 5-9...

Yi Luo; Junya Yoneda; Hitoshi Ohmori; Takamitsu Sasaki; and Hiroki Kuniyasu

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Transformation of Meta-Information by Abstract Co-Interpretation  

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Transformation of Meta-Information by Abstract Co-Interpretation Raimund Kirner and Peter Puschner based on abstract interpretation to transform meta-information in parallel with the transformation. The construction of a correct transformation function for the meta-information can be quite complicated in case

435

Abstract B17: Health disparities in brain cancer incidence  

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...GA Abstract B17: Health disparities in brain cancer incidence Emanuela Taioli 1 Wenqi...reported that US black patients have lower brain cancer rates than whites, and this has...Gregory J. Riggins. Health disparities in brain cancer incidence. [abstract]. In...

Emanuela Taioli; Wenqi Gan; Gregory J. Riggins

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Hanford Personnel Dosimeter supporting studies FY-1980. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 10 sections of this report which describe fundamental characteristics of the Hanford multipurpose personnel dosimeter (HMPD). Abstracts were not prepared for Appendix A and Appendix B which deal with calculated standard deviations for 100 mrem mixed field exposures and detailed calculations of standard deviations, respectively. (KRM)

Endres, G.W.R.; Cummings, F.M.; Aldrich, J.M.; Thorson, M.R.; Kathren, R.L.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Poster Abstract of Seventeenth ARM STM: Sort by Title  

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7 Science Team Meeting 7 Science Team Meeting 2007 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Proceedings Sorted by Category Cover image Poster Abstract of the Seventeenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2007, March 2007 Monterey, California View poster abstract by Author or Category or Title. 10 Years of External Data ABSTRACT, POSTER Ma, L., Wagener, R., Gregory, L., Liang, M., Tilp, A., and Cialella, A. A Comparison of Broad-band Fluxes at the Main and Auxiliary AMF Sites During the RADAGAST Campaign. ABSTRACT, POSTER Settle, J. A Comparison of Cloud Radar Profiles of Cloud Occurrence with MMF Simulated Radar Profiles as a Function of the Large-Scale Atmospheric State ABSTRACT, POSTER Marchand, R., Beagley, N., and Ackerman, T.

438

International congress on DNA damage and repair: Book of abstracts  

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This document contains the abstracts of 105 papers presented at the Congress. Topics covered include the Escherichia coli nucleotide excision repair system, DNA repair in malignant transformations, defective DNA repair, and gene regulation. (TEM)

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1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

ABSTRACT STEINER POINTS FOR CONVEX POLYTOPES CHRISTIAN BERG  

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ABSTRACT STEINER POINTS FOR CONVEX POLYTOPES CHRISTIAN BERG Let &d denote the set of all convex, JOUR. 13 12 #12;CHRISTIAN BERG178 which implies that From this and (10) we obtain Moreover, for reasons

Berg, Christian

440

Abstract Data Types and UML Models* Heinrich Hussmann1  

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, Francoise Tort3 1 Department of Computer Science, Dresden University of Technology, Germany 2 DISI in order to find out to which extent it follows clean data abstraction principles. In this sense

Reggio, Gianna

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441

Studying Professional Software Designers and their Use of Abstraction  

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abstractions according domain (e.g., problem domain vs. user- interface domain vs. computer-science domain and support beams, and the configurations of rooms; electrical plans map out the electrical circuits

Godfrey, Michael W.

442

Abstract The rapidly emerging field of synthetic biology  

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Abstract The rapidly emerging field of synthetic biology originated, as synthetic biology has expanded into mammalian systems, it is increasingly more. Biomaterials will play an important role in advancing synthetic biology

Reisslein, Martin

443

Poster abstract SyNAPSE Proposer's Day Workshop  

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Poster abstract SyNAPSE Proposer's Day Workshop DARPA 03-04-2008, Reston, VA Periodic engineered effects. This poster presents a brief overview of laser interference direct structuring and its

Pennycook, Steve

444

Pediatric Academic Societies 2014 Abstracts Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital  

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Pediatric Academic Societies 2014 Abstracts Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital #12;#12;DearYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital 2014 PEDIATRIC ACADEMIC SOCIETIES ANNUAL MEETING #12; 3. Presenter

Adams, Mark

445

Membrane Ion Channels and Ionic Hydration Energies [Abstract Only  

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25 November 1980 research-article Membrane Ion Channels and Ionic Hydration Energies [Abstract Only] D. T. Edmonds The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend access to Proceedings...

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Abstract 991: Brain metastasis depends on tumor cell initiated coagulation  

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...5-9, 2014; San Diego, CA Abstract 991: Brain metastasis depends on tumor cell initiated coagulation...La Jolla, CA. Background: The incidence of brain metastasis exceeds that of primary brain tumors tenfold and is most frequently associated...

Laurie J. Gay; John Day; Sarah LeBoeuf; Melissa Ritland; Zaverio Ruggeri; Wolfram Ruf; Brunhilde H. Felding

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Abstract from Jezebel Productions  

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FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Abstract from Jezebel Productions: "No Dinosaurs in Heaven charge: free and open to the public. THURSDAY OCTOBER 27, 2011 7:00 PM Mackey Auditorium Ruby Gerontology

de Lijser, Peter

448

Symposium on atomic spectroscopy (SAS-83): abstracts and program  

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Abstracts of papers given at the symposium are presented. Session topics include: Rydbergs, optical radiators, and planetary atoms; highly ionized atoms; ultraviolet radiation; theory, ion traps, and laser cooling; beam foil; and astronomy. (GHT)

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1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Earth Sciences Division annual report 1981. [Lead abstract  

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Separate abstracts were prepared for the 59 papers of the 1981 annual report of the Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. The general topics covered included nuclear waste isolation, geophysics and reservoir engineering, and geosciences. (KRM)

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1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Abstract Interpretation for Worst and Average Case Analysis  

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energy usage whilst bounding the average number of requests waiting to be served. PRISM is used phase extracts a control flow graph ­ for some classes of language this may already involve an abstract

Di Pierro, Alessandra

451

Technology Lecture: Developments in Scientific Information Systems [Abstract Only  

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22 July 1983 research-article Technology Lecture: Developments in Scientific Information Systems [Abstract Only] Robert Clayton The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend access...

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Abstract Submitted for the DPP07 Meeting of  

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Abstract Submitted for the DPP07 Meeting of The American Physical Society Sorting Category: 5-interface periodic-cylinder configuration. In this work, we per- form a stability scan over pressure and for a two

Hudson, Stuart

453

,~ Abstract Submitted to 1997 Denver X-Ray Conference  

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,~ Abstract Submitted to 1997 Denver X-Ray Conference Denver, Colorado -August 4-8, 1997 BNL-.64346 being distributed through the entire volume of the particle needs further investigation. *Work supported

Brookhaven National Laboratory

454

Abstract Submitted for the DPP97 Meeting of  

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Abstract Submitted for the DPP97 Meeting of The American Physical Society Sorting Category: 5 solve these problems. 1 This work supported by DoE Contract DE­AC02­76CH03073. Prefer Oral Session X

Hammett, Greg

455

Abstract 5087: UCSC Cancer Genomics Browser 2.0  

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...Abstract nr 3720. doi:1538-7445.AM2012-3720 The Global Cancer Genomics Consortium: interfacing genomics and cancer medicine. | The Global Cancer Genomics Consortium (GCGC) is an international collaborative platform that amalgamates...

Jingchun Zhu; Brian Craft; Teresa Swatloski; Kyle Ellrott; Mary Goldman; Christopher Wilks; Singer Ma; Christopher Szeto; Eric Collisson; David Haussler

2012-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

456

Comparison of DOE-2.1E with Energyplus and TRNSYS for Ground Coupled Residential Buildings in Hot anf Humid Climates Stage 4  

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ESL-TR-12-02-02 COMPARISON OF DOE-2.1E WITH ENERGYPLUS AND TRNSYS FOR GROUND COUPLED RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN HOT AND HUMID CLIMATES STAGE 4 “Fully Loaded IECC Compliant Slab-on-grade Houses in the Four U.S. Climates” A Report...F/Btu) Rfic resistance of the fictitious insulation layer (hr-ft2-oF/Btu) GI ground isolated EP modeled with EnergyPlus D2 modeled with DOE-2 TR modeled with TRNSYS GCW ground coupled with Winkelmann’s slab-on-grade model GCS ground coupled with Slab...

Andolsun, S.; Culp, C.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Control of water infiltration into near surface low-level waste disposal units. Final report on field experiments at a humid region site, Beltsville, Maryland  

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This study`s objective was to assess means for controlling water infiltration through waste disposal unit covers in humid regions. Experimental work was carried out in large-scale lysimeters 21.34 m x 13.72 m x 3.05 m (70 ft x 45 ft x 10 ft) at Beltsville, Maryland. Results of the assessment are applicable to disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW), uranium mill tailings, hazardous waste, and sanitary landfills. Three kinds of waste disposal unit covers or barriers to water infiltration were investigated: (1) resistive layer barrier, (2) conductive layer barrier, and (3) bioengineering management.

Schulz, R.K.; Ridky, R.W.; O`Donnell, E.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Vulnerability analysis for complex networks using aggressive abstraction.  

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Large, complex networks are ubiquitous in nature and society, and there is great interest in developing rigorous, scalable methods for identifying and characterizing their vulnerabilities. This paper presents an approach for analyzing the dynamics of complex networks in which the network of interest is first abstracted to a much simpler, but mathematically equivalent, representation, the required analysis is performed on the abstraction, and analytic conclusions are then mapped back to the original network and interpreted there. We begin by identifying a broad and important class of complex networks which admit vulnerability-preserving, finite state abstractions, and develop efficient algorithms for computing these abstractions. We then propose a vulnerability analysis methodology which combines these finite state abstractions with formal analytics from theoretical computer science to yield a comprehensive vulnerability analysis process for networks of realworld scale and complexity. The potential of the proposed approach is illustrated with a case study involving a realistic electric power grid model and also with brief discussions of biological and social network examples.

Colbaugh, Richard; Glass, Kristin L.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Analysis of critical climate related factors for the application of zero-energy homes in Saudi Arabia  

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Abstract The Saudi construction industry is led by housing sector that imposes enormous energy and environmental challenges for the country. The housing sector is growing rapidly and is responsible for 52% of the total national electricity consumption. In order to promote sustainable development it is vital for Saudi Arabia to adopt sustainable housing practices such as zero-energy homes (ZEHs). The concept is new to Saudi Arabia though a number of \\{ZEHs\\} have already been developed around the world. One of the most significant challenges facing the application of \\{ZEHs\\} in Saudi Arabia is uncertainty about their adaptability in local climate. The present work aims to investigate this uncertainty, mainly focusing on the four climatic factors related to the application of \\{ZEHs\\} including air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and global solar radiation. This is fulfilled by reviewing climatic condition of Saudi Arabia and the concept of \\{ZEHs\\} and examining some of these homes built across the globe in climates similar to the Saudi climatic zones. In this respect, five \\{ZEHs\\} globally developed in climates matching with the five main Saudi climatic zones have been investigated as case studies. A typical-virtual home has been designed on the basis of a questionnaire survey. With the help of the Integrated Environmental Solution ?Virtual Environment? software a modelling exercise has been carried out to compare its energy performance at the five selected international locations with their corresponding Saudi locations. This comparison is based upon the maximum and mean power demand. Furthermore, to cater for the differences in climatic conditions between the Saudi locations and their counterpart global locations, a sensitivity analysis for the studied locations has been undertaken for the four climate factors.

Farajallah Alrashed; Muhammad Asif

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Relational Database SQL: Querying the Relational DB  

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: auto-completion and command history Weigang Qiu Relational Database & SQL #12;Relational Database SQLRelational Database SQL: Querying the Relational DB Workshop: the "genome" Database Relational Database & SQL Weigang Qiu Department of Biological Sciences Hunter College BIOL 425 Computational

Qiu, Weigang

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Abstracts sorted by  

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Meeting Meeting 2005 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Fifteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2005, March 2005 Daytona Beach, Florida For proper viewing, extended abstracts should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). View session papers by Author or Title. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abdou, W. Determination of Aerosol and Surface Reflectance Characteristics at the ARM CART Site Using MISR Observations* Ackerman, A. Factors Controlling the Properties of Multi-Phase Arctic

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Low Dose Radiation Program: Workshops, Proceedings, Abstracts and Programs  

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Workshops, Proceedings, Abstracts and Programs Workshops, Proceedings, Abstracts and Programs UPDATE: Investigators' Workshop Postponed The annual Low Dose Radiation Research Program Investigators' Workshop typically held in April or May has been postponed until next year. Please keep checking the website for updates. 2010 The 2010 DOE Low Dose Radiation Research Investigators' Workshop was held April 12-14, 2010, at the Renaissance M Street Hotel in Washington, D.C. In addition to 34 plenary talks and more than 70 poster presentations made by the program investigators, participants heard guest speakers from the National Cancer Institute and from sister low-dose programs in Europe and Japan. See link for investigators' abstracts. 2009 The DOE Low Dose Radiation Research Investigators' Workshop VIII was held

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Nanotube Boiler 1 Abstract--Controlled copper evaporation at attogram  

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Nanotube Boiler 1 Abstract-- Controlled copper evaporation at attogram level from individual carbon nanotube (CNT) vessels, which we call nanotube boilers, is investigated experimentally, and ionization in these CNT boilers, which can serve as sources for mass transport and deposition in nanofluidic

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Nineteenth annual actinide separations conference: Conference program and abstracts  

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This report contains the abstracts from the conference presentations. Sessions were divided into the following topics: Waste treatment; Spent fuel treatment; Issues and responses to Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board 94-1; Pyrochemical technologies; Disposition technologies; and Aqueous separation technologies.

Bronson, M. [ed.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract CN06-02: Breast cancer stem cells.  

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...Granados-Principal 1 Junhua Mai 1 Steven Gross 2 Haifa Shen 1 Vivek Mittal 2 Mauro Ferrari 1 1Methodist Cancer Center, The Methodist Hospital...Granados-Principal, Junhua Mai, Steven Gross, Haifa Shen, Vivek Mittal, Mauro Ferrari. Breast cancer stem cells. [abstract]. In: Proceedings...

Jenny C. Chang; Bhuvanesh Dave; Sergio Granados-Principal; Junhua Mai; Steven Gross; Haifa Shen; Vivek Mittal; Mauro Ferrari

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Overall Efficiency Abstract-Computational fluid dynamics (C  

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to characterize the ef turbines. Efficiency is taken as the ratio of powe useful electricity) to total power lostOverall Efficiency Dept. of Abstract-Computational fluid dynamics (C have been completed from the u flow energy. Many tidal turbine developers ducted designs which accelerate the flow thro

Pedersen, Tom

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Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts Mineralogical Magazine www.minersoc.org  

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patterns. In addition to removal of silicic acid, simultaneous removal of boron coprecipitatedGoldschmidt Conference Abstracts Mineralogical Magazine www.minersoc.org 2224 Silicic acid removal to short lifetime of reinjection well caused by siliceous deposit from geothermal water. Removal of silicic

Sparks, Donald L.

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Abstract Crystals for Quantum Generalized Kac-Moody Algebras  

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......have ~eib = ~fib = 0. We sometimes write wti(b) = hi, wt b for i I and b B. Remark...article have the following properties: (1) wti(b) 0 for any i Iim and b B, (2) i...max k 0 ; ~f k i b = 0 f or i Ire , wti(b) for i Iim , Abstract Crystals for......

Kyeonghoon Jeong; Seok-Jin Kang; Masaki Kashiwara; Dong-Uy Shin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving large-sized PLC programs verification using abstractions  

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Improving large-sized PLC programs verification using abstractions V. Gourcuff O. de Smet J [2005]) models of PLC programs, which can be verified with well- known model-checkers, like UPPAAL the development of industrial PLC programs up to now (John- son [2007]). Several reasons can explain

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Concrete vs. Abstract Problem Formats: A Disadvantage of Prior Knowledge  

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Concrete vs. Abstract Problem Formats: A Disadvantage of Prior Knowledge Andrew F. Heckler is identified for some questions. When a problem potentially elicits prior knowledge that is contrary to scientific knowledge, e.g. a scientific "misconception", it is found that the concrete representation invokes

Heckler, Andrew F.

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Static Analysis and Verification of Aerospace Software by Abstract Interpretation  

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synchronous control/command software in open loop. Recent advances consider imperfectly synchronous, parallelStatic Analysis and Verification of Aerospace Software by Abstract Interpretation Julien Bertrane ´Ecole normale sup´erieure, Paris Patrick Cousot, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New

Miné, Antoine

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Abstract geometrical computation 4: small Turing universal signal machines  

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Abstract geometrical computation 4: small Turing universal signal machines J´er^ome Durand provides several very small signal machines able to perform any compu- tation --in the classical understanding-- generated from Turing machines, cellular automata and cyclic tag systems. A halting universal

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A Functional Correspondence between Evaluators and Abstract Machines  

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A Functional Correspondence between Evaluators and Abstract Machines Mads Sig Ager, Dariusz machine from an ordinary call-by-name evaluator and by deriving an ordinary call-by-value evaluator from Felleisen et al.'s CEK-machine. The first derivation is strikingly simpler than what can be found

Hutton, Graham

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30 Years of Abstract Interpretation Thomas Jaudon Ball  

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minute talk I gave at the 30 Years of Abstract Interpretation Workshop in San Francisco, California, USA comprised a statement of principles rather than a constitution with legal effect. Just think about it: over history); a peanut farmer from Georgia became the 39th President of the United States; Gary Gilmore

Ball, Thomas

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Abstract 2061: Implication of NQO1 knockdown on prostate carcinogenesis  

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...31-Apr 4, 2012; Chicago, IL Abstract 2061: Implication of NQO1 knockdown on prostate carcinogenesis Dinesh Thapa 1 Addanki P. Kumar 2 Rita Ghosh 2 1Department of Urology, School of Medicine, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 2Departments...

Dinesh Thapa; Addanki P. Kumar; and Rita Ghosh

2012-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Publish by Abstract RNA Extraction From Different Apple Tissues  

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Publish by Abstract RNA Extraction From Different Apple Tissues Rich in Polyphenols. An efficient procedure for isolating RNA from bud, internodal shoot, flower, and fruit tissues of apple has in apple fruit and flower tissues. Isolated RNA is of high qual- ity and is undegraded as assessed

Korban, Schuyler S.

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Security Policy Testing via Automated Program Code Generation (Extended Abstract)  

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-language-specific coverage crite- ria [5, 6] and test generation algorithms [4, 5]. One limitation of these previous testingSecurity Policy Testing via Automated Program Code Generation (Extended Abstract) Ting Yu North's sophisticated access control policies. Similar to quality assurance of software systems, testing techniques [4

Xie, Tao

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Human Genome Program Report. Part 2, 1996 Research Abstracts  

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This report contains Part 2 of a two-part report to reflect research and progress in the US Department of Energy Human Genome Program from 1994 through 1996, with specified updates made just before publication. Part 2 consists of 1996 research abstracts. Attention is focused on the following: sequencing; mapping; informatics; ethical, legal, and social issues; infrastructure; and small business innovation research.

1997-11-00T23:59:59.000Z

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Math 4323: Intro to Abstract Algebra Second Exam  

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Math 4323: Intro to Abstract Algebra Second Exam Fall 2014, University of Oklahoma 10/29/2014 Ralf your work, in a reasonably neat and coherent way, in the space provided. All answers must be justified work will receive no credit; an incorrect answer supported by substantially correct calculations

Schmidt, Ralf

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20 CURA REPORTER Abstract: Understanding the spatial link-  

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20 CURA REPORTER Abstract: Understanding the spatial link- ages between home and work is critical decisions. This research project explored where people live and work in Minnesota to determine whether workers in different earnings groups exhibit similar patterns in "work- force flows" across county lines

Levinson, David M.

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Electronic Spin: Abstract Mathematical or Real Physical Phenomenon  

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In the description of electron spin obtained through the conventional Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics, the concrete picture of rotation was replaced by an abstract mathematical representation; visualization or visualisability was entirely lost. The work described here takes a step towards restoring this.

S. K. Pandey

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract 5360: Ethanol enhances arsenic-induced mutagenesis in colon  

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...2014; San Diego, CA Abstract 5360: Ethanol enhances arsenic-induced mutagenesis...one of the common nutritional factors, ethanol is also a well-documented risk factor...effects of co-exposure to arsenic and ethanol in mutagenesis and carcinogenesis. In...

Lei Wang; Lisha Kuang; Young-Ok Son; John Andrew Hitron; Pratheeshkumar Poyil; Zhuo Zhang; Jia Luo; Zhigang Wang; Xianglin Shi

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new audio device driver abstraction Dickon Reed  

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A new audio device driver abstraction Dickon Reed Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge� ence ``Networks and Operating Systems Support for distributed audio and video'', 1998 Traditional audio device drivers are unable to pro� vide low latency audio services and often do not pro� vide audio mixing

Hand, Steven

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AbstractGrowth parameters were estimated for porbeagle shark (Lamna  

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indicated New Jersey in the western North Atlan- that porbeagle grow relatively rapidly tic (Castro, 1983 Atlan tic. Unpubl.manuscr. Marine

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Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10, EGU2008-A-02814, 2008  

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a multi-disciplinary project focussing on permafrost in unconsolidated sediments and the related in unconsolidated sediments clearly show higher values (0,39

Brückl, Ewald

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Abstracts | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Montreal Protocol. As a result, there is clear political, economic, environmental, and energy-related motivation to replace traditional liquids solvents with effective yet...

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CSP-based counter abstraction for systems with node identifiers  

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Abstract The Parameterised Model Checking Problem asks whether an implementation I m p l ( t ) satisfies a specification S p e c ( t ) for all instantiations of parameter  t . In general, t  can determine numerous entities: the number of processes used in a network, the type of data, the capacities of buffers, etc. The main theme of this paper is automation of uniform verification of a subclass of PMCP with the parameter of the first kind, i.e. where it determines the number of processes used in a network. We use CSP as our formalism. Counter abstraction is a technique that replaces a concrete state space by an abstract one, where each abstract state is a tuple of integer counters ( c 1 , … , c k ) such that for each  i , c i counts how many node processes are currently in the i -th state. Each counter c i is given a finite threshold z i and we interpret c i = z i as there being z i or more processes in the i -th state. Standard counter abstraction techniques require all processes to be identical, which means that nodes cannot use node identifiers. In this paper we present how counter abstraction techniques can be extended to processes that make use of node identifiers in a symmetrical way. Our method creates a process A b s t r that is independent of  t and is refined by ? ( I m p l ( T ) ) for all sufficiently large  T , where ? maps all (sufficiently large) instantiations T of the parameter to some fixed type. By transitivity of refinement, testing if A b s t r refines S p e c ( ? ( t ) ) implies that S p e c ( ? ( t ) ) is refined by ? ( I m p l ( T ) ) . Then, using the type reduction theory from Mazur and Lowe (2012) [29], we can deduce that S p e c ( T ) is refined by I m p l ( T ) for all sufficiently large T , thus obtaining a positive answer to the original verification problem.

Tomasz Mazur; Gavin Lowe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Niigata (Japan), July 18-20, 2007 Pierre Laforcade 1 Graphical representation of abstractGraphical representation of abstract  

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Niigata (Japan), July 18-20, 2007 Pierre Laforcade 1 Graphical representation of abstract (Japan), July 18-20, 2007 Pierre Laforcade 2 Outline 1. Research context 2. Experimentation: the UML4LD proposition 3. Summary and ongoing work #12;Niigata (Japan), July 18-20, 2007 Pierre Laforcade 3 Research

Laforcade, Pierre

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Microsoft Word - BPA DEIS TOC Abstract Summary.doc  

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement Draft Environmental Impact Statement July 2010 DOE/EIS-0422 Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement Bonneville Power Administration July 2010 Abstract DEIS i Central Ferry - Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Cooperating Agency: Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) Title of Proposed Project: Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project, DOE/EIS - 0422 State Involved: Washington Abstract: BPA is proposing to construct, operate, and maintain a 38- to 40-mile-long 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Garfield, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties, Washington. The proposed line would

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Abstract„Production of two types of superconducting  

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68271-AB 68271-AB Abstract submitted to the 17 th International Conf. on Magnet Technology, Geneva, Sept. 24-28, 2001 Test Results for Prototypes of the Twin Aperture Dipoles for the LHC Insertion Region* J. Muratore, M. Anerella, J. Cozzolino, G. Ganetis, A. Ghosh, R. Gupta, M. Harrison, A. Jain, A. Marone, S. Plate, J. Schmalzle, R. Thomas, P. Wanderer, E. Willen and K.C. Wu Brookhaven National Laboratory, P.O. Box 5000, Upton, NY 11973-5000 Abstract-The Superconducting Magnet Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is building 26 insertion region dipoles of various types for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. These 9.45 m-long, 8 cm aperture magnets use the same coil design as the arc dipoles for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at BNL. The

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How and why electrostatic charge of combustible nanoparticles can radically change the mechanism and rate of their oxidation in humid atmosphere  

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Electrostatically charged aerosol nanoparticles strongly attract surrounding polar gas molecules due to a charge-dipole interaction. In humid air, the substantial electrostatic attraction and acceleration of surrounding water vapour molecules towards charged combustible nanoparticles cause intense electrostatic hydration and preferential oxidation of these nanoparticles by accelerated water vapor molecules rather than non-polar oxygen molecules. In particular, electrostatic acceleration, acquired by surrounding water vapour molecules at a distance of their mean free path from the minimally charged iron metal nanoparticle can increase an oxidative activity of these polar molecules with respect to the nanoparticle by a factor of one million. Intense electrostatic hydration of charged metal nanoparticles converts the nanoparticle's oxide based shells into the hydroxide based electrolyte shells, transforming these nanoparticles into metal/air core-shell nanobatteries, periodically short-circuited by intra-particl...

Meshcheryakov, Oleg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Passive Biometrics for Pervasive Wearable Devices [Poster Abstract  

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, the most interesting application that requires such provision are mobile health (mHealth) sys- tems. Because these mHealth systems collect medical related data, this necessitates labeling the data

Kotz, David

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Data flow abstractions and adaptations through updatable process views  

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The increasing adoption of process-aware information systems (PAISs) has resulted in large process model collections. To support users having different perspectives on these processes and related data, a PAIS should enable personalized views on process ...

Jens Kolb; Manfred Reichert

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--This paper examines the social and political challenges related to the implementation of information and  

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) University of California, Berkeley, Energy and Resources Group, 310 Barrows Hall Berkeley, CA 94720 USA (fax, Berkeley, Energy and Resources Group, 310 Barrows Hall Berkeley, CA 94720 USA (e-mail: isharay market-driven entrepreneurship. Using interview and participant observation methods, we examine

Sanders, Seth

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Particle Tracking Model and Abstraction of Transport Processes  

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The purpose of this report is to document the abstraction model being used in total system performance assessment (TSPA) model calculations for radionuclide transport in the unsaturated zone (UZ). The UZ transport abstraction model uses the particle-tracking method that is incorporated into the finite element heat and mass model (FEHM) computer code (Zyvoloski et al. 1997 [DIRS 100615]) to simulate radionuclide transport in the UZ. This report outlines the assumptions, design, and testing of a model for calculating radionuclide transport in the UZ at Yucca Mountain. In addition, methods for determining and inputting transport parameters are outlined for use in the TSPA for license application (LA) analyses. Process-level transport model calculations are documented in another report for the UZ (BSC 2004 [DIRS 164500]). Three-dimensional, dual-permeability flow fields generated to characterize UZ flow (documented by BSC 2004 [DIRS 169861]; DTN: LB03023DSSCP9I.001 [DIRS 163044]) are converted to make them compatible with the FEHM code for use in this abstraction model. This report establishes the numerical method and demonstrates the use of the model that is intended to represent UZ transport in the TSPA-LA. Capability of the UZ barrier for retarding the transport is demonstrated in this report, and by the underlying process model (BSC 2004 [DIRS 164500]). The technical scope, content, and management of this report are described in the planning document ''Technical Work Plan for: Unsaturated Zone Transport Model Report Integration'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 171282]). Deviations from the technical work plan (TWP) are noted within the text of this report, as appropriate. The latest version of this document is being prepared principally to correct parameter values found to be in error due to transcription errors, changes in source data that were not captured in the report, calculation errors, and errors in interpretation of source data.

B. Robinson

2004-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Second SIAM conference on sparse matrices: Abstracts. Final technical report  

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This report contains abstracts on the following topics: invited and long presentations (IP1 & LP1); sparse matrix reordering & graph theory I; sparse matrix tools & environments I; eigenvalue computations I; iterative methods & acceleration techniques I; applications I; parallel algorithms I; sparse matrix reordering & graphy theory II; sparse matrix tool & environments II; least squares & optimization I; iterative methods & acceleration techniques II; applications II; eigenvalue computations II; least squares & optimization II; parallel algorithms II; sparse direct methods; iterative methods & acceleration techniques III; eigenvalue computations III; and sparse matrix reordering & graph theory III.

NONE

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract 3360: Loss of sulf-1 reprograms energy metabolism in ovarian cancer  

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...for Cancer Research January 2010 meeting-abstract Behavioral...Abstracts - Energy Balance: From...and Community Abstracts: AACR International...Prevention Research-- Dec 6-9...Houston, TX Abstract CN05-04: Energy balance within...

Susmita Mondal; Debarshi Roy; Juliana Camacho Pereira; Eduardo N. Chini; and Vijayalakshmi Shridhar

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE DYNAMICS OF HYDROGEN ATOM ABSTRACTION FROM POLYATOMIC MOLECULES.  

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The hydrogen atom abstraction reaction is an important fundamental process that is extensively involved in atmospheric and combustion chemistry. The practical significance of this type of reaction with polyatomic hydrocarbons is manifest, which has led to many kinetics studies. The detailed understanding of these reactions requires corresponding dynamics studies. However, in comparison to the A + HX {radical} AH + X reactions, the study of the dynamics of A + HR {yields} AH + R reactions is much more difficult, both experimentally and theoretically (here and in the following, A stands for an atom, X stands for a halogen atom, and R stands for a polyatomic hydrocarbon radical). The complication stems from the structured R, in contrast to the structureless X. First of all, there are many internal degrees of freedom in R that can participate in the reaction. In addition, there are different carbon sites from which an H atom can be abstracted, and the dynamics are correspondingly different; there are also multiple identical carbon sites in HR and in the picture of a local reaction, there exist competitions between neighboring H atoms, and so on. Despite this complexity, there have been continuing efforts to obtain insight into the dynamics of these reactions. In this chapter, some examples are presented, including the reactions of ground state H, Cl, and O atoms, with particular focus on our recent work using imaging to obtain the differential cross sections for these reactions.

LIU,X.; SUITS,A.G.

2002-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Issues related to venting of attics and cathedral ceilings  

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Current model building codes require attic ventilation in all US climates. Originally, these requirements were strictly based on concerns for condensation in attics during winter in cold climates, and they were based on limited technical information. Nevertheless, attic ventilation has become the uncontested strategy to minimize condensation and ice dams during winter and extreme attic temperatures during summer. However, other strategies exist that address each of these problems as well as or better than attic ventilation. This paper examines issues such as summer attic temperatures, ice dams, and shingle durability and discusses the relative merits of attic ventilation compared to alternative design approaches in various climates. The authors support current recommendations for attic ventilation in cold and mixed climates but recommend that attic ventilation be treated as a design option in warm, humid climates. The authors review the new information on attic and roof ventilation in the 1997 ASHRAE Handbook--Fundamentals and discuss the reasons for the changes.

TenWolde, A.; Rose, W.B.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--Nowadays, there are huge ranges of energy market participants. Commercial success of this area actor  

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that energy forecasting may bring to the security, economics and resource management fields, the scientificAbstract-- Nowadays, there are huge ranges of energy market participants. Commercial success of this area actor depends on the ability to submit competitive predictions relative to energy balance trends

Boyer, Edmond