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  1. UAE-Abu Dhabi: World Oil Report 1991

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    1991-08-01

    This paper reports that production expansion projects remain the focus in Abu Dhabi, with increased drilling operations underway both on and offshore. Only Abu Dhabi Co. for Onshore Operations (Adco) and Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (Adma-Opco) provide any information about activity in the Emirate. Plans call for boosting productive capacity by 1 million bpd to near 3 million bpd. Present sustainable capacity is estimated at 1.8 million bpd by the CIA. This rate has been exceeded recently (it reached over 2 million bpd) to take advantage of higher prices in late 1990 and to make up for the shortfall due to loss of Iraqi and Kuwaiti exports. However, it does not appear higher rates can be sustained for a long period of time. By year-end 1992, sustainable output has been projected to reach 2.3 million bpd.

  2. in Abu Dhabi & Dubai Your Strathclyde MBA degree

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    Strathclyde, University of

    in Abu Dhabi & Dubai Your Strathclyde MBA degree While offered in partnership with the HCT electives within a shorter period, as well as experience working with participants from all over the world- tional accreditation, with all three accrediting bodies around the world - EQUIS (Europe), AMBA

  3. Copyright 2006, Society of Petroleum Engineers This paper was prepared for presentation at the 2006 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum

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    Mohaghegh, Shahab

    Copyright 2006, Society of Petroleum Engineers This paper was prepared for presentation at the 2006 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference held in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 5­8 November not been reviewed by the Society of Petroleum Engineers and are subject to correction by the author

  4. Seismic modelling of a fractured carbonate reservoir in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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    Ali, Mohammed

    Seismic modelling of a fractured carbonate reservoir in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Mohammed Y is required to optimize hydrocarbon production. A rock containing parallel fractures can be seismically to the seismic wavelength. Seismic anisotropy may be detectable from attributes of pre-stack 3-D seismic data

  5. A low-frequency passive seismic array experiment over an onshore oil field in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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    Ali, Mohammed

    A low-frequency passive seismic array experiment over an onshore oil field in Abu Dhabi, United-frequency passive seismic experiment using an array of 49 3C broadband seismometers was conducted over an onshore

  6. Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council | Open Energy Information

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  7. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company | Open Energy Information

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  8. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  9. Optimization of a solar powered absorption cycle under Abu Dhabi's weather conditions

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    Al-Alili, A.; Hwang, Y.; Radermacher, R. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States); Kubo, I. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    2010-12-15

    In order for the solar absorption air conditioners to become a real alternative to the conventional vapour compression systems, their performance has to be improved and their total cost has to be reduced. A solar powered absorption cycle is modeled using the Transient System Simulation (TRNSYS) program and Typical Meteorological Year 2 data of Abu Dhabi. It uses evacuated tube collectors to drive a 10 kW ammonia-water absorption chiller. Firstly, the system performance and its total cost are optimized separately using single objective optimization algorithms. The design variables considered are: the collector slope, the collector mass flow rate, the collector area and the storage tank volume. The single objective optimization results show that MATLAB global optimization methods agree with the TRNSYS optimizer. Secondly, MATLAB is used to solve a multi-objective optimization problem to improve the system's performance and cost, simultaneously. The optimum designs are presented using Pareto curve and show the potential improvements of the baseline system. (author)

  10. Late Quaternary paleodune deposits in Abu Dhabi Emirate, UAF: Paleoclimatic implications

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    Brouwers, E.M.; Bown, T.M. (Geological Survey, Denver, CO (United States)); Hadley, D.G. (Geological Survey, Reston, VA (United States))

    1993-04-01

    Remnants of late Quaternary paleodunes are exposed near the coast of the Arabian Gulf and in large inland playas and interdunal areas in central and western Abu Dhabi Emirate over a distance of >45 km normal to the coast. Paleodunes occur south of Madinat Zayed (lat. 23[degree]35 N), which marks the northern limit of a modern dune field that grades into the mega-dune sand sea of the ar Rub al Khali, Saudi Arabia. Coastal paleodunes are composed of weakly cemented millolid foraminifers, ooids, and rounded biogenic grains, whereas inland and southward the paleodunes show a progressive increase in the proportion of eolian quartz sand. The paleodunes exhibit large-scale trough foresets in remnant exposures 0.5 to 10 m thick, indicating paleowind directions from 65[degree] to 184[degree] (dominantly southeast transport). Scattered paleoplaya remnants provide paleodune scale. Paleoplaya deposits form buttes 30--50 m high. If coeval with the Paleodunes, large-scale paleodune fields are implied (100+ m high), comparable to star dunes and sand mountains at the northwestern edge of the ar Rub al Khali. Based on U-Th isotopic analyses, the carbonate paleodune sands are >160ka and probably >250ka. The carbonate source was a shallow, nearly dry Arabian Gulf at a time when large areas were exposed during a low sea-level stand. Paleowind direction indicates that Pleistocene prevailing winds were northwesterly, the direction of the dominant (winter shamal) wind today. The geographic extend and implied magnitude of the paleodunes suggest large-scale eolian transport of carbonate sand during the Pleistocene disiccation, and admixed quartz sand identifies a youthful stage of contemporaneous evolution of the ar Rub al Khali. Wave-eroded paleodunes probably floor much of the present-day Gulf and extend beneath the modern dunes and sand mountains.

  11. Geophysical Prospecting doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2009.00835.x Low-frequency passive seismic experiments in Abu Dhabi, United Arab

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    Ali, Mohammed

    A. Berteussen1 , James Small2 and Braham Barkat1 1The Petroleum Institute, P.O. Box 2533, Abu Dhabi wavefield in urban settings is dominated by cultural sources, particularly traffic, whereas in remote sites wind generated noise is the predominant source (Peterson 1993; Withers et al. 1996; Young et al. 1996

  12. International Oil and Gas Board International Oil and Gas Board...

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    Board International Oil and Gas Board Address Place Zip Website Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates http www...

  13. ORIGINAL PAPER A microseismic experiment in Abu Dhabi, United Arab

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    Ali, Mohammed

    monitoring methods can potentially provide valu- able information about the fracture systems within 2003). This information can prove to be not only useful for enhanced oil recovery but also critical, geothermal sites and hydrothermal frac- ture simulations. Although microseismic monitoring to date has

  14. Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company | Open Energy Information

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  15. Secretary Chu to Attend Second Clean Energy Ministerial in Abu Dhabi,

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  16. The Supreme Law of Laws

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    (Of course assuming that A and B have the same standing.) Today in America, eighteen year olds have the vote because the Supreme Court of the United States ...

  17. Oil and Gas Company Oil and Gas Company Address Place Zip Website

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    Company Oil and Gas Company Address Place Zip Website Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Abu http www adnoc ae default aspx Al Furat Petroleum Company Al...

  18. Gender and the homoerotic logic of torture at Abu Ghraib 

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    Caldwell, Ryan Ashley

    2009-05-15

    The focus of this dissertation is a social and cultural theoretical analysis of the empirical data regarding the prison abuse that occurred at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq by American forces. I provide the following: an ...

  19. 2 Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009 Copyright 2009 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.

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    Mohaghegh, Shahab

    2 Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009 Copyright © 2009 Inderscience@yahoo.com Hafez Hafez ADCO-PDD, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operation (ADCO), P.O. Box 270, Abu Dhabi Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operation (ADCO), P.O. Box 270, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Email

  20. Strengthening the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority: A Policy Analysis of the Nigerian Excess Crude Account and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority Act

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    Ugwuibe, Cynthia

    2012-01-01

    Reserve Fund) Oil & Gas Russia National Welfare Pension FundLibya Russia UAE – Abu Dhabi Algeria Kazakhstan Oil & Gas

  1. Soiling losses for solar photovoltaic systems in California

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    Mejia, Felipe A; Kleissl, Jan

    2013-01-01

    for concentrating solar power plants that are much morea concentrating solar power desalination plant in Abu Dhabi,

  2. Partial Acceptance for Beneficial Use (ABU) for the Type 4 In Situ Vapor Sampler (ISVS) Carts

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    BOGER, R.M.

    2000-05-19

    This document provides the Acceptance for Beneficial Use (ABU) for the Type 4 in-situ vapor sampler (ISVS) system. This document is generated to support the completion of equipment modifications and engineering documentation for the ISVS system that is used for sampling gaseous vapors in the Hanford single shell radioactive waste storage tanks. This ABU documents items for transferring the ISVS system to operations for field use. This document is generated following Characterization Engineering Desk Instruction DI-CE-004-001.

  3. Voice v. Vote: The Supreme Court's Paradox of Political Participation in American Liberalism

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    Snickars, Eric Stephen

    2015-01-01

    107-155 (2002). These "blackout" periods constituted the 30U.S. Supreme Court struck this "blackout" provision that hadadvertisement, and corporate blackout provisions of the BCRA

  4. Supreme court agrees: FERC must regulate wholesale markets

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    Wolak, Frank A.

    2008-08-15

    The author believes that wholesale markets in the United States would have a greater likelihood of ultimately benefiting consumers if the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission did not have the mandate under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to ensure that wholesale prices are ''just and reasonable.'' However, he continues to believe that the FERC cannot avoid having an ex post criteria for asssessing whether market prices are just and reasonable. Moreover, changes in the design and regulatory oversight of U.S. wholesale electricity markets in recent years, including the recent Supreme Court decision, have caused him to believe even more strongly in the guardrails-for-market-outcomes approach. Finally, several questions are addressed which relate to the pricing of fixed-price, long-term contracts and the impact of these obligations on the behavior of suppliers in short-term wholesale markets that are directly relevant to answering the two major questions that the Supreme Court remanded to FERC in its recent decision.

  5. The Return of Reasonableness: Saving the Fourth Amendment from the Supreme Court

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    Wilson, Melanie D.

    2008-01-01

    The Supreme Court's Fourth Amendment jurisprudence has been oft criticized. The criticism is not surprising or undeserved. After all, the express language of the Fourth Amendment requires that the government act reasonably ...

  6. State Liability for Environmental Violations: The U.S. Supreme Court’s 'New' Federalism

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    Glicksman, Robert L.; McAllister, Stephen R.

    1999-01-01

    This article examines whether the Supreme Court’s decisions in Alden v. Maine, College Savings Bank v. Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Education Expense Board, and Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Education Expense Board v. College Savings Bank, restrict...

  7. 17.245 The Supreme Court, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights, Fall 2006

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    Ghachem, Malick

    This course introduces students to the work of the Supreme Court and to the main outlines of American constitutional law, with an emphasis on the development of American ideas about civil rights. The goal of the course is ...

  8. No. 01-1605 In the Supreme Court of the United States

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    No. 01-1605 In the Supreme Court of the United States IN RE GARY A. TAYLOR, PETITIONER ON PETITION Attorney General MICHAEL R. DREEBEN Deputy Solicitor General MATTHEW D. ROBERTS Assistant to the Solicitor

  9. How Just War Theory May Survive Without the Supreme Emergency Exemption

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    Colaner, Nathan

    How Just War Theory May Survive Without the Supreme Emergency Exemption Nathan Colaner University of North Carolina § 1 . Introduction Since the human cost of war is inevitably great, the West has traditionally articulated, defended..., and at least nominally practiced a theory of fighting just wars. Unfortunately, this laudable theory is liable to attack because of the widely recognized doctrine of the 'supreme emergency exemption' (SEE). This doctrine states that a nation at war may...

  10. Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman's Remarks to the Washington Institute...

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    Sequestration Leadership Forum. The United Arab Emirates have also embraced renewable energy. The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, known as Masdar, is pursuing an impressive...

  11. Microsoft Word - 3215504_1.DOC

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    and their affiliated businesses with offices in: Abu Dhabi Alicante Amsterdam Baltimore Beijing Berlin Boulder Brussels Caracas Colorado Springs Denver Dubai Dusseldorf...

  12. Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Following the U.S . Supreme Court's Decision

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Following the U.S . Supreme Court's Decision in Rapanos v. United the jurisdiction over waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act. 3 The chart below summarizes the key will assert jurisdiction over the following waters: " Traditional navigable waters " Wetlands adjacent

  13. Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions

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    Katz, Daniel Martin; Soellinger, Tyler; Chen, James Ming

    2015-01-01

    Do judicial decisions affect the securities markets in discernible and perhaps predictable ways? In other words, is there "law on the market" (LOTM)? This is a question that has been raised by commentators, but answered by very few in a systematic and financially rigorous manner. Using intraday data and a multiday event window, this large scale event study seeks to determine the existence, frequency and magnitude of equity market impacts flowing from Supreme Court decisions. We demonstrate that, while certainly not present in every case, "law on the market" events are fairly common. Across all cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States between the 1999-2013 terms, we identify 79 cases where the share price of one or more publicly traded company moved in direct response to a Supreme Court decision. In the aggregate, over fifteen years, Supreme Court decisions were responsible for more than 140 billion dollars in absolute changes in wealth. Our analysis not only contributes to our understanding of ...

  14. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NEW YORK: COMMERCIAL PART 53

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    Shamos, Michael I.

    SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NEW YORK: COMMERCIAL PART 53 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK By DENNIS C. VACCO, Attorney General of the State of New York Petitioner, -against General of the State of New York (the "Attorney General" or the "State of New York"), pursuant to New York

  15. The effect of un-saturates on low-temperature oxidation of crude oil Sidqi A. Abu-Khamsin

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    Abu-Khamsin, Sidqi

    The effect of un-saturates on low-temperature oxidation of crude oil Sidqi A. Abu-temperature oxidation (LTO) is a slow, mildly exothermic reaction, which is prompted whenever air contacts crude oil reactivity becomes necessary. LTO reactions of crude oil prevail at temperatures below 300 o C producing

  16. Eddy current residual stress profiling in surface-treated engine alloys Bassam A. Abu-Nabaha1

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    Nagy, Peter B.

    Eddy current residual stress profiling in surface-treated engine alloys Bassam A. Abu-Nabaha1 version received 3 June 2008 ) Recent research results indicate that eddy current conductivity profile is calculated from the measured frequency-dependent apparent eddy current conductivity spectrum

  17. Former PhD Students -GN ABU TARIF, Asad Midmark LA, was GE Syracuse PhD Dec 2002

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    Nagy, George

    Former PhD Students - GN ABU TARIF, Asad Midmark LA, was GE Syracuse PhD Dec 2002 ANDRA, Srinivas Soros Financial NYC PhD Dec 2006 BARNEY SMITH, Elisa EE, Boise State U PhD Dec 1998 DEFFENBAUGH, Grant CMU Pittsburgh Phd Dec 2003 EL-NASAN, Adnan CE, U. Yarmouk, Jordan PhD Aug 2003 HIRAOGLU, Muzaffer

  18. The spontaneous ignition potential of a super-light crude oil S.A. Abu-Khamsin*, A. Iddris1

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    Abu-Khamsin, Sidqi

    pressure were varied to determine the set of conditions that would cause the sand±oil mixture to ignite successful [1,2]. The feasibility of this method depends on low-temperature oxidation (LTO) of the oilU N C O R R EC TED PR O O F The spontaneous ignition potential of a super-light crude oil S.A. Abu

  19. Multifunction Instrument Tree (MIT) Neutron and Gamma Probe Acceptance for Beneficial Use (ABU)

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    CANNON, N.S.

    1999-08-08

    The multifunction instrument tree (MIT) probe program has been developed to modify existing Liquid Observation Well (LOW) neutron and gamma probes for use in the validation shafts of the two MITs installed in Tank 241-SY-101. One of the program objectives is that the modified MIT probes be completely compatible with the existing LOW van instrumentation and procedures. The major program objective is to produce neutron and gamma scans from Tank 241-SY-101 that would assist in evaluating waste feature structure and elevation. The MIT probe program is described in greater detail in the engineering task plan (HNF-3322). In accordance with the engineering task plan, a test plan (HNF-3595) was written, reduced diameter (allowing insertion into the MIT validation tube) neutron and gamma probes were acquired, an acceptance and operational test procedure (HNF-3838) was written, acceptance and operational testing of the MIT probes was performed, and a report of these test results (HNF-4369) has been issued. A number of neutron and gamma probe scans have been obtained from the Tank 241-SY-101 MITs, starting on February 8, 1999, in cooperation with Operations. Now that the MIT probes are fully demonstrated, this document transfers ownership of these probes to Operations, utilizing the final acceptance for beneficial use (ABU) form that follows in Section 3.0.

  20. Classifications, Social Contracts, Obligations, Civil Rights, and the Supreme Court: Sutton v. United Air Lines

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    Turnbull, H. Rutherford

    2001-01-01

    assist the person to mitigate the effects of the disability. Fourth, what kind of civil rights protections can people with disabilities expect from law anid society today? That's a very current and controversial question. What does the United States... Supreme Court have to say in answer to these four questions? As one of the nation's three most powerful policy-making bodies (the president and Con- gress being the other two), the relevant views of a majority of the Court certainlv warrant our attention...

  1. An expensive diversion

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    Krane, Jim

    2012-10-04

     policy transformation. An old?line petro?state had decided to embrace the  global low?carbon agenda.  Abu Dhabi  is pursuing an “aspirational  target” of 30% of  its electricity capacity  from low?carbon sources, mainly nuclear generation, with a least 7...  provide about 2.5% of Abu Dhabi’s overall electricity.2  Abu Dhabi is the largest and wealthiest of the seven UAE sheikhdoms. It controls  94% of  the UAE’s oil  reserves and more  than 90% of  its natural gas reserves,3  which  form 7.8% and 3.5% of proven global...

  2. NOTICE: This opinion is subject to motions for rehearing under Rule 22 as well as formal revision before publication in the New Hampshire Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter, Supreme Court of

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    Shamos, Michael I.

    before publication in the New Hampshire Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter, Supreme Court of New Hampshire, One Noble Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301, of any editorial errors in order://www.courts.state.nh.us/supreme. THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE ___________________________ Rockingham No. 2004-402 THE STATE OF NEW

  3. R. Tennant, February 2015 1 Curriculum Vitae

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    Tennant, Raymond F.

    -chair) a three-year university-wide self study of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses which successfully received Abdul Rahim Abound), Proceedings of the 2011 World Congress on Engineering and Technology, Shanghai

  4. GOOGLE'S CROSS-DIALECT ARABIC VOICE SEARCH Fadi Biadsy, Pedro J. Moreno, Martin Jansche

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    Cortes, Corinna

    written standard language of the me- dia, culture and education across the Arab world. MSA however Riyadh and Jeddah) (SA), (2) the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) (AE), (3) Jordan (Am- man

  5. IEEE JOURNAL OF SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS, VOL. 49, NO. 1, JANUARY 2014 271 A 0.5 V 4 W CMOS Light-to-Digital

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    Perrott, Michael

    as a modulated light source, measurements with a photodiode cur- rent signal having modulation frequency of 1 Oil Op- erations (ADCO), Abu Dhabi, UAE. M. H. Perrott was with the Masdar Institute of Science

  6. Petroleum Institute Scholarly Publications

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    Abu Dhabi The Petroleum Institute Scholarly Publications 2009 #12 Mechanical Engineering HHaaddii BBeellhhaajj Petroleum Engineering SSaaddoooonn MMoorraadd Petroleum LLaannggiillllee Advanced University Placement Editors' notes: Names in bold in citations indicate Petroleum

  7. The Variable Power of Courts: The Expansion of the Power of the Supreme Court of India in Fundamental Rights and Governance Decisions

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    Mate, Manoj S

    2010-01-01

    Supreme Court invalidated the Kerala Agrarian Relations ActBharati v. State of Kerala—Who Wins? (1974) S.C.C. (Jour. )Bharati v. State of Kerala in 1973. II. The Indian Legal

  8. The Cold War Court: a rhetorical analysis of the Supreme Court's debate concerning the American Communist Party in Dennis v. United States, 1951 

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    Carcasson, Martin

    1998-01-01

    In the midst of the McCarthy era, eleven national leaders of the American Communist Party were arrested under the provisions of the Smith Act. Their case, Dennis v. United States, eventually rose to the Supreme Court, where ...

  9. Energy Analysis and Energy Conservation Options for the Supreme Court and Attorney General Buildings Final Report, Prepared for the Energy Efficiency Division, Texas Public Utility Commission 

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    Farzad, M.; O'Neal, D. L.

    1986-01-01

    The energy use of the Supreme Court and Attorney General buildings in Austin, Texas was analyzed using the D0E-2.1B building energy simulation program. An analysis was made for each building as specified in the building plans and the specifications...

  10. Contemporary Terrorist Organizations and the Threat to Michael Walzer’s Defense of a Supreme Emergency Exemption from Jus in Bello 

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    Ellis, Thomas H.

    2010-10-12

    of Britain during that period in order to construct his defense. The specific action in question is the decision by British leaders to engage in an area bombing campaign of German cities in which civilians were the primary victims of attack. This decision.... The example that Walzer uses as his sole paradigm case of a justified appeal to ?supreme emergency? is the decision by Britain during World War II to utilize 13 indiscriminate bombing of German cities as an offensive weapon. I will examine this example...

  11. For information on current fee levels, see: www.strath.ac.uk/registry/students/finance

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    Strathclyde, University of

    as a leader for "world-leading and internationally excellent" research, with SBS being rated top for research, AACSB International and AMBA. It is one of only 40 business schools world-wide ­ and the only one offering postgraduate programmes in the UAE through campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. These awards are added

  12. chariots of fire Tom McNab recalls the

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    Strathclyde, University of

    communities? malcolm baird As I remember it Strathclyde A u T u M N 2 0 0 7 Improving world health Why. And that's no idle boast. Triple accreditation puts us in the top 1% of the world's schools. It IS ALSO AT BAHRAIN DUBAI ABU DHABI HONG KONG GREECE MALAYSIA OMAN SHANGHAI SINGAPORE ZURICH THE ELITE 1

  13. Duration of Course MSc: 12 months full-time

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    Strathclyde, University of

    as a leader for "world-leading and internationally excellent" research, with SBS being rated top for research, AACSB International and AMBA. It is one of only 40 business schools world-wide ­ and the only one offering postgraduate programmes in the UAE through campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. These awards are added

  14. The Middle East Roads, Bridges and Tolls

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    Nagurney, Anna

    EconomicCrisis ­ Expatriatejobscut ­ Overconges8on · DubaiWorld'sDebt ­ Slowedexpansion ­ AbuDhabiBailout #12;Negatives Low Housing#12;#12;The Middle East #12;Dubai #12;#12;#12;#12;#12;#12;Roads, Bridges and Tolls RTA Two Major longest automatic driverless system in the world Red (2009) and Green Line (2010) 87 Trains 74

  15. The Global Solar and Wind Atlas: a unique Global Spatial Data Infrastructure for all renewable energy

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    @masdar.ac.ae Nicolas Fichaux International Renewable Energy Agency - IRENA Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates NFichaux in the field of solar and wind energy. The initiative will be expanded to encompass all renewable energies by 2015, and will be the largest information source on renewable energy potentials ever created. It has

  16. Carnets de Gologie / Notebooks on Geology -Article 2003/04 (CG2003_A04_BG) A new approach in rock-typing, documented by a case study of layer-cake

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    Brest, Université de

    .A.E.) Bruno GRANIER 1 Abstract: In carbonate reservoirs, the relationship between porosity Ø, a measure in rock-typing, documented by a case study of layer-cake reservoirs in field "A", offshore Abu Dhabi (U-type is characterized by a discrete and unique Gaussian distribution of log K. It facilitates upscaling for it suggests

  17. Director, Smalley Nano & Energy

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    of Dallas Board of Councilors December 7, 1995 #12;#12;Oil will become scarce, and then gas & Gas 14 World Oil Reserves Top Ten Owner Companies Venezuela 10% Abu Dhabi 7% Mexico 6% Libya 3% Nigeria 3% China 2% Iran 11% Kuwait 12% Iraq 14% Saudi Aramco 32% Source: The Oil Daily, 12/23/1999 Total

  18. Countries Commit to White Roofs, Potentially Offsetting the Emissions of Over 300 Power Plants

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    India, Mexico, and the United States have signed up to join the Cool Roofs Working Group, which was announced yesterday in Abu Dhabi at the second Clean Energy Ministerial -- a high-level global forum to promote policies and programs that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy.

  19. Anas Alfaris e-mail: anas@mit.edu

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    de Weck, Olivier L.

    , and energy systems have to be designed so that the city has minimum emissions and high efficiency in the use design of all subsystems. Domains such as buildings, transportation, energy, and water are all coupled of the methodology for the design of a new urban development, Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, with over 220 different form

  20. LCL Filter Design and Performance Analysis for Grid Interconnected Systems , M.Godoy Simes*

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    Simões, Marcelo Godoy

    ** Petroleum Institute, Electrical Engineering Department, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Abstract--The use of power--filter; harmonics; inverter; power quality; pulse width-modulated (PWM) inverters; I. INTRODUCTION Voltage sourceLCL Filter Design and Performance Analysis for Grid Interconnected Systems A. Reznik* , M

  1. Applying the Alaska model in a Resource-Poor State: The Example of Vermont

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    Vermont, University of

    gas, oil shale and other minerals, and Texas has a fund based on royalties and rents from oil, gas with great oil wealth such as Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Alberta, and Alaska. The Alaska model might be perceived to apply only to states with oil. Yet SWFs can be based on other valuable resources such as copper

  2. Petroleum Institute Scholarly Publications

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    Abu Dhabi The Petroleum Institute Scholarly Publications 2010 #12;#12;The Petroleum Institute Belhaj Petroleum Engineering Sadoon Morad Petroleum Geosciences Sivakumar Sivasubramaniam College of Arts departments within the Petroleum Institute. Names in bold show Petroleum Institute faculty who are attached

  3. Petroleum Institute Scholarly Publications

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    Editor: C. Brandt Program Editors: K. Nandakumar Chemical Engineering A. A. Shehada Electrical exfoliated graphite oxide and its use in nanocomposites," PCT Int. Appl. WO 2007047084, April 26th, 2007 of Science, Mathematics and Computing (METSMaC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007. #12;- 6 - Scholarly Publications 2007

  4. www.engineering.arizona.edu Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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    Wong, Pak Kin

    Consolidated 1 1 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company 1 1 ADNOC Oil CO. 1 1 Advanced Ceramics Research 2 2 Aero Container Controls 1 1 Aker Kvaerner 1 1 Aklapo 1 1 APS/Raytheon 1 1 ARAMCO Oil Company 1 1 Arizona Youth and Technology 1 1 1 3 Machine Solutions 1 1 Medical School 1 1 Mintec 1 1 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 1 1 2

  5. Can New Nuclear Power Plants be Project Financed?

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    Taylor, Simon

    plant & desalination plant 2007 2.8 Calyon, Citigroup, SMBC Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, International Power, Marubeni Sakhalin II, Russia Liquefied natural gas & oil development 2008 5.3 Japan Bank for International Cooperation... lenders. This third party would therefore need to be highly creditworthy, or receive guarantees from export credit agencies or similar state- backed entities. 3 http://www.horizonnuclearpower.com/ EPRG...

  6. Supreme Court audio file search engine

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    Wang, Edward M., 1976-

    2004-01-01

    Search engines have evolved from simple text indexing to indexing other forms of media, such as audio and video. I have designed and implemented a web-based system that permits people to search the transcripts of selected ...

  7. Oil and gas developments in Middle East in 1986

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    Hemer, D.O.; Gohrbandt, K.H.A.

    1987-10-01

    Petroleum production in Middle East countries during 1986 totaled 4,493,973,000 bbl (an average rate of 12,312,254 BOPD), up 22.3% from the revised 1985 total of 3,673,729,000 bbl. Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, and Oman had significant increased; Iran was the only Middle East country with a significant decrease. New fields went on production in Oman and Yemen Arab Republic, and significant discoveries were reported in Iraq, Yemen Arab Republic, Oman, and Syria. However, exploration was generally down in most countries. Exploration and production operations continued to be affected by war in Iraq and Iran. 8 figures, 7 tables.

  8. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Representatives Larson and Courtney

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  9. U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth |

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  10. U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention & Business Expo |

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  11. U.S. Leads International Collaborative to Address Wind Energy

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  12. U.S. Office of Personnel Management Guide to Personnel Data Standards

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  13. U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyThe U.S.Laclede GasEfficiency|Feed Families"ResearchABU DHABI,toDOE Guide toWide

  14. U.S. Offshore Wind Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects Public

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyThe U.S.Laclede GasEfficiency|Feed Families"ResearchABU DHABI,toDOE Guide

  15. Secretary Chu to Attend Second Clean Energy Ministerial in Abu...

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

    2010, is a forum for ministers from the world's major economies to work together to transition to clean energy technologies. Participating governments account for 80 percent...

  16. R E P O R T S Supreme justice

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    Fletcher, Robin

    deanna morash, b.a, ll.b. Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance C O N T R I B U T O R S georgie caterina-neufeld, b.a.(hons.), law`11 alexandra manthorpe, b.a., law`10 robert b. marks, artsci`89 chris Y E R ... A J U D G E ' S J U D G E " Queen's law graduate elevated to highest court S P O T L I G H

  17. [J-37-2005] IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA

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    Shamos, Michael I.

    - degree murder, 18 Pa.C.S. § 2502(a). We granted allowance of appeal in this case to consider County. Appellant was arrested that morning and charged with one count of first-degree murder, 18 Pa.C.S. § 2502(a), and one count of third-degree murder, 18 Pa.C.S. § 2502(c). On June 18, 2001, prior to trial

  18. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION

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    Bhashyam, Srikrishna

    of SLP(C) 24295 of 2004) The University of Kerala ......Appellant Versus The Council of Principals of College in Kerala & Ors. ....Respondents JUDGMENT DR. ARIJIT PASAYAT, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. Ragging

  19. upreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and retired Supreme

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    Qiu, Weigang

    after 50 years when we met Jennifer [Raab] through a mutual friend who mentioned that Ruth was a Hunter Hails 3 Ruby Dee Carey, Sleigh 3 Honored Movie Executive 4 Cynthia López Alum's Hit Play 4 Performed

  20. No. 01-7662 Supreme Court of the United States

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    ALEXANDRA R. GELBER University of California School SIDLEY AUSTIN BROWN & of Law (Boalt Hall) WOOD LLP)...................... 9, 11 Riley v. Taylor, 277 F.3d 261 (3d Cir. 2001) .. 12, 13, 21 Russell v. Acme-Evans Co., 51 F.3d

  1. Discovering the Founders' Attitudes Toward the United States Supreme Court 

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    Avila, Teresia Coleman

    2006-12-13

    ) Teresia Coleman Avila Department of History Texas A&M University Fellows Advisor: Dr. Charles E. Brooks Department of History This research was meant to discover whether, amid accusations they have become... completion. First, I want to recognize Dr. Doris E. McGonagle, Professor of Government at Blinn College in Bryan, Texas, who was the first person to express the belief that I was capable of doing honors?level work and became my first academic mentor. Thank...

  2. LNG imports make strong recovery in 1996; exports increase also

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    Swain, E.J.

    1998-01-19

    LNG imports to the US jumped in 1996 as Algerian base-load plants resumed operations following major revamps. Exports from Alaska to Japan grew by nearly 4% over 1995. Total LNG imports to the US in 1996 were 40.27 bcf compared to 17.92 bcf in 1995, an increase of 124.8%. Algeria supplied 35.32 bcf; Abu Dhabi, 4.95 bcf. About 82.3% of the imported LNG was received at Distrigas Corp.`s terminal north of Boston. The remaining LNG was received at the Pan National terminal in Lake Charles, LA. LNG imports during 1995 fell to such a low level not because of depressed US demand but because of limited supply. The paper discusses LNG-receiving terminals, base-load producers, LNG pricing, and exports.

  3. On Backoff in Fading Wireless Channels SeonYeong Han and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh

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    Abu-Ghazaleh, Nael B.

    of contention. Specifically, when a collision occurs Binary Exponential Backoff (BEB), is invoked, typically doubling This work is partially supported by NSF grant CNS-0454298 #12;the size of the backoff window. BEB as collisions and invokes the BEB algorithm. However, in the presence of wireless transmission errors, the BEB

  4. Effect on the Web: An Analysis of Fake Anti-Virus Distribution Moheeb Abu Rajab

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    Cortes, Corinna

    on the web. Fake AV software masquerades as a legitimate se- curity product with the goal of deceiving on domains that include trending keywords. As of this writing, Fake AV is responsible for 50% of all malware to compromise, social engineering is an increasingly pop- From Latin, nocebo: to harm ular attack vector

  5. FEASIBILITY OF IN-SITU COMBUSTION OF TAR FROM A TARMAT Sidqi A. Abu-Khamsin

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    Abu-Khamsin, Sidqi

    dropped below 500 °C causing the front to stagnate and become extinguished a short distance away from temperatures maintained above 500 °C and high oxygen utilization. It appears that a minimum iron concentration above 500 °C and the reaction's activation energy was about 100 kJ/mol. Since such a temperature

  6. Published on Sunshine State News (http://www.sunshinestatenews.com) Scott Asks Supreme Court to Dismiss

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    to Dismiss High-Speed Rail Suit On a legal fast track, Republicans question senators' challenge Kenric Ward senators seeking to overturn his rejection of $2.4 billion in federal stimulus funds for a high-speed rail if the governor expresses unequivocal and unqualified support for high-speed rail." The governor has repeatedly

  7. The Press as an Interest Group: Mainstream Media in the United States Supreme Court

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    Easton, Eric B.

    2007-01-01

    Reporters' Comm. For Freedom of Press, 445 U.S. 136 Lakewood283 U.S. 697 (1931) Neb. Press Ass'n v. Stuart, 427 U.S.U.S. 767 (1986) Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Comm. On

  8. Reconstituting representation: the supreme court and the rhetorical controversy over state and congressional redistricting 

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    Hickey, Jeremiah Peter

    2009-05-15

    Constitutive rhetoric focuses on the idea that in times of historical crisis, speakers possess the ability to repair the language of the community and reshape the identity of the community. This dissertation relies upon ...

  9. The Undocumented Alien Laborer and De Canas v. Bica: The Supreme Court Capitulates to Public Pressure

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    Nieto, Pedro Galindo

    1976-01-01

    shall knowingly employ an alien who is not entitled tothe presence of illegal aliens in this country. ' Theinvalidate Pennsylvania's alien registration law despite the

  10. Citation Practices of the Kansas Supreme Court and Kansas Court of Appeals

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    Custer, Joseph A.

    1998-01-01

    HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 126 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 127 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 128 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 129 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y... 130 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 131 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 132 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 133 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol?y 134 1998-1999 HeinOnline -- 8 Kan. J...

  11. VOL. 55 NO. 221 OCTOBER 2005 Just War and the Supreme Emergency

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    Tennant, Neil

    Imaginative Resistance Kathleen Stock 607 Rule-Circularity and the Justification of Deduction Neil Tennant 625 scepticism worth taking seriously (for as long as he himself took it, before disposing of it)? I shall argue

  12. Great cases, as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes suggested a century

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    Turk, Greg

    of Maxwell's death, his theory of electromagnetic fields was not yet widely accepted or even well known, but opportunities to be exploited. "Fundamental questions are guideposts; they stimulate people," says 2004 Nobel of specific heats, for instance. "Something essential to the complete state of the physical theory

  13. No. 01-1623 In the Supreme Court of the United States

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    . TAYLOR, PETITIONERS ON PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS of Record MICHAEL CHERTOFF Assistant Attorney General MICHAEL R. DREEBEN Deputy Solicitor General MATTHEW D) ................................................................................ 3 Clark v. Johnson, 278 F.3d 459 (5th Cir. 2002), petition for cert. pending sub. nom. In re Taylor

  14. --Accepted for publication in Knowledge Based Systems --Title: Entrainment, Dominance and Alliance in Supreme Court Hearings

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    Benus, Stefan

    -- Accepted for publication in Knowledge Based Systems -- Title: Entrainment, Dominance by examining the role of entrainment -- - the propensity of conversational partners to behave like one another Court in the 2001 term. We examine several different measures of entrainment in justice-lawyer pairs

  15. The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art': Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery

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    Zeiger, Martha A.; Shen, Wen T.; Felger, Erin A.

    2013-01-01

    a key role in the Manhattan Project, the research programDirector of the Manhattan Project. On December 2, 1942, aThe director of the Manhattan Project at the University of

  16. http://supreme.justia.com/us/426/128/case.html

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefield Municipal GasAdministration Medal01 Sandia4)9 FederalRivers and Streams Metadata also

  17. 3-D seismology in the Arabian Gulf

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    Al-Husseini, M. [Gulf PetroLink, Manama (Bahrain); Chimblo, R. [Saudi Aramco, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    1995-08-01

    Since 1977 when Aramco and GSI (Geophysical Services International) pioneered the first 3-D seismic survey in the Arabian Gulf, under the guidance of Aramco`s Chief Geophysicist John Hoke, 3-D seismology has been effectively used to map many complex subsurface geological phenomena. By the mid-1990s extensive 3-D surveys were acquired in Abu Dhabi, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Also in the mid-1990`s Bahrain, Kuwait and Dubai were preparing to record surveys over their fields. On the structural side 3-D has refined seismic maps, focused faults and fractures systems, as well as outlined the distribution of facies, porosity and fluid saturation. In field development, 3D has not only reduced drilling costs significantly, but has also improved the understanding of fluid behavior in the reservoir. In Oman, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has now acquired the first Gulf 4-D seismic survey (time-lapse 3D survey) over the Yibal Field. The 4-D survey will allow PDO to directly monitor water encroachment in the highly-faulted Cretaceous Shu`aiba reservoir. In exploration, 3-D seismology has resolved complex prospects with structural and stratigraphic complications and reduced the risk in the selection of drilling locations. The many case studies from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, which are reviewed in this paper, attest to the effectiveness of 3D seismology in exploration and producing, in clastics and carbonates reservoirs, and in the Mesozoic and Paleozoic.

  18. Energy Usage of UDP and DCCP over 802.11n Mamun Abu-Tair, Saleem N. Bhatti

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    Bhatti, Saleem N.

    for energy savings and efficiencies in datacentres (e.g. [1]), client systems outnumber server systems and datacentres by several orders of magnitude. As consolidation of datacentres and application of mature datacentre techniques (e.g. virtualisation [2]), energy savings in the datacentre will start to be come

  19. ReUcs of samarskite structure in a metamict ABU4 mineral and its high-temperature transformations

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    Downs, Robert T.

    of Mineralogy and Petrography, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreh. HR- 10000 Zagreb, Croatia. ntomasic0,j. Bijenicka cesta 54, HR-I 0002 Zagreb, Croatia. JBrodarski Institute, HR-I0020 Zagreb, Croatia. 'Fritz Haber

  20. The Supreme Court's Chief Umpire: Judging the Legal Rhetoric and Judicial Philosophy of John G. Roberts, Jr. 

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    Hudkins, Jay

    2012-10-19

    philosophy, to which Judge Roberts' subscribed. This dissertation used rhetorical criticism as a methodological approach for examining this claim. A close-reading of Roberts' law journal articles, his writings from his service during the Reagan and Bush (41...

  1. Making Sense of Judicial Sensemaking: A Study of Rhetorical Discursive Interaction at the Supreme Court of the United States. 

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    Malphurs, Ryan Allen

    2011-08-08

    This dissertation engages previous research in political science and psychology by arguing for the importance of oral arguments from a communication perspective, examining justices' rhetorical discursive interaction in ...

  2. A review of "Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration: Visualizing Supreme Power" by Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf 

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    Kirch, Miriam Hall

    2015-01-01

    as it was in galleries, as an enveloping ensemble of structure, painting, sculpture, and frame, is the most difficult of the arts to describe in text. Any- thing so truly three-dimensional and even four-dimensional fights against being reduced to the flatness..., the sequential nature of writing and reading—and architecture usually loses that fight. It is greatly to Lagerlöf ’s credit that she nevertheless brings these places to thought- provoking life. Dániel Margócsy. Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual...

  3. On Computing the Utility of a Network of Devices W. Ke, P. Basu, S. Abu Ayyash, and T.D.C. Little

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    Little, Thomas

    .g., a cellphone carries a phone book and a PDA carries an addressbook with cellphone numbers. During the same time is computational power, storage capacity or communication capacity, apart from any specific host. Proposals

  4. for communication across the UT 2011.11.24 No.1418

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    Kawato, Suguru

    .0 Voices From The Ground NGO 22514 G8 G8 TIME RoboTech RoboTech( ) NHK 2011 ABU 2011 RoboTech ABU 9 11No

  5. The Variable Power of Courts: The Expansion of the Power of the Supreme Court of India in Fundamental Rights and Governance Decisions

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    Mate, Manoj S

    2010-01-01

    disclose financial and criminal records to voters. Court'sto issue financial and criminal record disclosure guidelines2003) Economic criminal record and financial antecedents for

  6. "Now, it is I who possess the Cosmic Power which once was his! Never before has any one human being been as totally supreme -asinvincibly superior -as I!

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    Victoria, University of

    "Now, it is I who possess the Cosmic Power which once was his! Never before has any one human being attained powers without limit - power enough to challenge Galactus himself!" -- Dr. Richard D oom , From

  7. Midlantic National Bank v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection: Has the Supreme Court "Abandoned" Section 554 of the Bankruptcy Code

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    Yeh, Grace C.

    1987-01-01

    nuclear wastes. MIDLANTIC NATIONAL BANK tudes in deciding whether we should abandon debtor relief to fund

  8. Out of the Mouth of the Leader: The Political Ideology of Ayatollah ‘Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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    Hovsepian Bearce, Yvette

    2013-01-01

    equipment, and peaceful nuclear technology, and by doing so,apartheid in peaceful nuclear technology. ” 714 3. In ordernature of its nuclear technology, “as a further confidence

  9. The Variable Power of Courts: The Expansion of the Power of the Supreme Court of India in Fundamental Rights and Governance Decisions

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    Mate, Manoj S

    2010-01-01

    economic policy, and national security policy. During thiseconomic policy, and national security policy. In manydevelopment, and national security policies. However, I

  10. Out of the Mouth of the Leader: The Political Ideology of Ayatollah ‘Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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    Hovsepian Bearce, Yvette

    2013-01-01

    Spiritual Leader Oks Talks On Iraq, But …. ” MSNBC.co, (16through the eight- year Iraq-Iran war. After the death ofthe U.S. Hostage Crisis .. 92 The Iran-Iraq

  11. Is sleep's 'supreme mystery' unraveling? An evolutionary analysis of sleep encounters no mystery; nor does life's earliest sleep, recently discovered in jellyfish.

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    Kavanau, Julian L.

    2006-01-01

    York: Plenum Press; [12] Seymour JE, Carrette TJ, Sutherlandnot replicated, study by Seymour et al. [12], telemeteredand slept for only 2 h (Seymour; personal communication).

  12. I N T R O D U C T I O N Decades ago Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, "We can

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    Landweber, Laura

    equality is perhaps impossible to fully achieve in the face of economic inequality--in every democracy citi

  13. Is sleep's 'supreme mystery' unraveling? An evolutionary analysis of sleep encounters no mystery; nor does life's earliest sleep, recently discovered in jellyfish.

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    Kavanau, Julian L.

    2006-01-01

    degree of complex retinal processing occurs (see [3]) thein the sense of forming and processing a retinal image [18],

  14. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01

    Benthic Foraminifera From Egypt Figure 1. Locality mapclays, east of Cairo, Egypt: a geotechnical perception.rocks, Abu Roash area, Egypt. Carbonates and Evaporites 19:

  15. The aim in the op-ed below is to catch the attention of key judges on the Supreme Court, before they decide whether they will review the puzzling decision of the D.C. Circuit Court that

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    Hansen, James E.

    present massive subsidization of the fossil fuel industry. We need a new approach, one grounded failure to ensure that carbon emissions are reduced, our federal government is in violation of its as the long-wave control knob on the planet's thermostat, so that our decisions today will determine whether

  16. Fighting Intervention in Nicaragua in the Age of British-American Conflict 1820-1920: Dr. and General Benjamin F. Zeledón Supreme Chief of Government of Nicaragua in Rebellion 1909-1912

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    Zeledon, Sergio A.

    2010-01-01

    Memorias para la Historia del Antiguo Reino de Guatemala. 2vols. (Guatemala: Tip. Nacional, 1971) pp. 10, 55 y MarioDeath and Resurrection in Guatemala. Orbis Books Maryknoll,

  17. TR2004-518, Dartmouth College, Computer Science Creating and Detecting Doctored and Virtual Images

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    Bucci, David J.

    of "virtual porn". In 2002, the United States Supreme Court found that portions of the CPPA, being overly types of "virtual porn". In 2002 the United States Supreme Court found that portions of the CPPA, being

  18. This is the author's version of a work that was submitted/accepted for pub-lication in the following source

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    Liang, Huizhi "Elly"

    diligence (Brenner, 2007). On the other hand, frameworks such as COBIT and ITIL consists of a set of best and implementation, delivery and support, and monitoring (Abu-Musa, 2009). ITIL is a set of books which cover

  19. Rock Art

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    Huyge, Dirk

    2009-01-01

    Courtesy of the Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels.Figure 4. Rock art from Abu Ballas caravan station, 550 kmtypical of Pharaonic rock art. Kharga Oasis. Photograph by

  20. An enhanced algorithm for protocol conformance test sequence generation based on the UIO method 

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    Allada, Ravindra

    1993-01-01

    An Enhanced Algorithm for Protocol Conformance Test Sequence Generation Based on the UIO Method. (December 1993) Ravindra Allada, B.E., Osmania University, Hyderabad, India Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Hosame Abu-Amara ...

  1. Literary Gestations: Giving Birth to Writing, 1722-1831

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    Raisanen, Elizabeth Ruth

    2013-01-01

    the Shadowy Female appears to Orc as a “shadowy Vortex” in “gestates and gives birth to Orc: […] Enitharmon sick, Felt aBU, E 79) As the fetal Orc gathers strength and develops

  2. The Maximum Drawdown of the Brownian Motion Malik Magdon-Ismail

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    Magdon-Ismail, Malik

    Computer Engineering Cairo University Giza, Egypt amiratiya@link.net Amrit Pratap Dept Computer Science Caltech 136-93 Pasadena, CA 91125 Yaser Abu-Mostafa Dept Electrical Engineering Caltech 136-93 Pasadena

  3. The Nile River Delta Coast and Alexandria Seaport, Egypt: A Brief Overview of History, Problems, and Mitigation

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    Wiegel, Robert L.

    2009-01-01

    Cell Nile River Delta, Egypt River Flows and Sedimenta wetland sedge native to Egypt, grew in the Delta'sResearch and Technology, Egypt, April 1976, pp Abu-Zeid,

  4. The corner of the living : local power relations and indigenous perceptions in Ayacucho, Peru, 1940-1983

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    La Serna, Miguel

    2008-01-01

    as the supreme executive power in Peru, these officials werePower Relations and Indigenous Perceptions in Ayacucho, Peru,Power Relations and Indigenous Perceptions in Ayacucho, Peru,

  5. Argonne, Convergent and Cummins cooperate to discover the secrets...

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

    8, 2014 Tweet EmailPrint Argonne, Ill. - In the swirling, churning fireball at the heart of every internal combustion engine, complexity reigns supreme. Valves and pistons...

  6. Zero Order Draft Special Report Renewable Energy Sources (SRREN) Summary for

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. #12;Final Plenary Special Report Renewable Energy Sources (SRREN) 2 of 25Zero Order Draft Special Report Renewable Energy Sources (SRREN) Summary for Policymakers Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 5-8 May 2011. #12;Final Plenary Special Report Renewable Energy Sources

  7. Development of Surrogate Reservoir Models (SRM) For Fast Track

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    Mohaghegh, Shahab

    Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations - ADCO SPE 99667 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference, Amsterdam. Single Run = 10 Hours on 12 CPUs. Water Injection for Pressure Maintenance. #12;5 SPE 99667 Shahab D Models the same as "Response Surface" techniques? NO. Unlike purely statistical techniques, SRMs

  8. Zero Order Draft Special Report Renewable Energy Sources (SRREN) Summary for

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    Zero Order Draft Special Report Renewable Energy Sources (SRREN) Summary for Policymakers Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 5-8 May 2011. #12;Final Plenary Special Report Renewable Energy Sources), Christoph von Stechow (Germany), Aviel Verbruggen (Belgium), Kevin Urama (Kenya/Nigeria), Ryan Wiser (USA

  9. Fiber reinforcement of asphalt concrete using cow manure 

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    Bakar, Mohammed Abu

    1976-01-01

    FIBER REINFORCEMENT OF ASPHALT CONCRETE USING COW MANURE A Thesis by MOHAMMED ABU BAKAR Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M Uaivers"ty in partial fulfill-ent of the recuirement for the degree of STER OF SCIENCE December I976... klajor Subject: Mechanical Engineering FIBER REINFORCKCENT OF ASPHALT CONCRETE USING COW MANURE A These. s by MOE&RM ABU BAKAR Approved as to style and content by: c -~WiH. rman ot Commrt ee ead or Departm ) (M ber) / ( rber) (Member) December...

  10. Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward a Standards-Based Theory of Due Process

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    Levy, Richard E.; Shapiro, Sidney A.

    2006-01-01

    Under the Supreme Court's current due process jurisprudence, due process applies only when government actors deprive a person of a protected interest in life, liberty, or property, and government benefits are property only when has an entitlement...

  11. Is Military Law Relevant to the 'Evolving Standards of Decency' Embodied in the Eighth Amendment?

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    Yung, Corey Rayburn

    2008-01-01

    On June 25, 2008, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in Kennedy v. Louisiana holding that the application of the death penalty to the crime of aggravated child rape violated the Eighth Amendment of the United ...

  12. Survey of Trends in Search and Seizure Law

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    Tonkovich, Emil A.

    1987-01-01

    This article surveys significant trends in search and seizure law. Recent United States Supreme Court decisions are reviewed. The scope of this survey is limited to the following four areas: (1) fourth amendment protected interests; (2) the probable...

  13. Nepal: Beyond Royal Rule

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    International Crisis Group

    2005-09-15

    . In September 2005, the Supreme Court finally gave in to repeated petitions and demanded that the RCCC furnish a written reply on its constitutionality.6 The king's own cabinet is hardly beyond reproach. His outspoken senior vice chairman, Tulsi Giri...

  14. Labor Law: Federal Pre-Emption: Scope of Arguable NLRB Jurisdiction

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    Dickinson, Martin B. Jr.

    1963-01-01

    This article addresses an important United States Supreme Court decision – Marine Engineers Beneficial Assn. V. Interlake S. S. Co., 370 U.S. 173 (1962). In this case the Court held the National Labor Relations Board has ...

  15. Taxation: Federal Income Tax: Divorce Property Settlement as a Taxable Event

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    Dickinson, Martin B. Jr.

    1963-01-01

    This article addresses an important United States Supreme Court decision – United States v. Davis, 370 U.S. 65 (1962). In Davis the Court held that a spouse transferring appreciated property to the other spouse upon divorce ...

  16. How the Koontz Decision May Affect Climate Change Policy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Please join us for a Sept. 10 webinar to discuss the Supreme Court's controversial decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District and explore how the decision may affect the...

  17. The Balance Between Preventing Fraud and Ensuring Participation: Attitudes Towards Voter Identification in New Mexico

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    Alvarez, R. Michael

    This paper examines public opinion on the effectiveness and consequences of voter identification laws in New Mexico. In particular, it focuses on the attitudes central to the court reasoning in the 2008 Supreme Court case ...

  18. Longitudinal study of ASR performance on ageing voices 

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    Vipperla, Ravichander; Renals, Steve; Frankel, Joe

    2008-01-01

    This paper presents the results of a longitudinal study of ASR performance on ageing voices. Experiments were conducted on the audio recordings of the proceedings of the Supreme Court Of The United States (SCOTUS). Results ...

  19. Flexing Judicial Muscle: An Empirical Study of Judicial Activism in the Federal Courts

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    Yung, Corey Rayburn

    2011-01-01

    Empirical scholarship about judicial activism has focused on the United States Supreme Court, relied upon subjective coding of individual cases as “activist” or “restrained,” and only examined instances when the federal judiciary invalidated...

  20. PowerPoint Presentation

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Supreme Court, http:supct.law.cornell.edusupctjusticesfullcourt.html George Bush Library WHPC-A-P18879(069A) You have many important responsibilities You have many important...

  1. Applying the Good Faith Exception to the Particularity and Execution of Search Warrants : Maryland v. Garrison

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    Smith, David R.

    1988-01-01

    APPLYING THE G O O D FAITH EXCEPTION TO THE PARTICULARITY AND EXECUTION OF SEARCH WARRANTS: Maryland v. Garrison* I. INTRODUCTION Few social problems in the last decade have raised the public's conscience like illegal drug use and abuse... v. Garrison2 is such a case. In Garrison, the Supreme Court further narrowed the scope of the fourth amendment by cre- ating a new "Reasonable Factual Mistake" exception to the war- rant requirement. This decision follows the recent trend of Supreme...

  2. e n g e n i o u s w i n t e r 2 0 0 3 Social and Information Sciences Laboratory: Markets and Other Noisy Human

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    Haile, Sossina M.

    e n g e n i o u s w i n t e r 2 0 0 3 Social and Information Sciences Laboratory: Markets and Other processes, and organizations aggregate and dis- seminate immense amounts of noisy information--but can sophisticated information tech- nology? SISL will be exploring these and related issues. ABU

  3. S.A.P.I.EN.S 1.1 (2008)

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    Vermont, University of

    2008-01-01

    . Danigelis, Jennifer Dickinson, Carolyn Elliott, Joshua Farley, Diane Elliott Gayer, Linda MacDonald Glenn, Thomas R. Hudspeth, Dennis F. Mahoney, Laurence McCahill, Barbara McIntosh, Brian Reed, Abu Turab Rizvi, Donna M. Rizzo, Thomas Simpatico and Robert Snapp An Integrative Approach to Quality of Life Measurement

  4. Technical Report Documentation Page 1. Report No. 2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.

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    of Asphalt Pavements through Developing a Predictive Model with Fundamental Material Properties August 2009 6 Drucker-Prager yield surface and plastic potential that is modified to capture the distinction between Model with Fundamental Material Properties by Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub Zachry Department of Civil

  5. Microgrids: distributed on-site generation

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    Watson, Andrew

    of the study is a microgrid of domestic users powered by small Combined Heat and Power generators and energy storage in the microgrid. It is found that a microgrid consisting of around 1.4 kWp PV array perMicrogrids: distributed on-site generation Suleiman Abu-Sharkh, Rachel Li, Tom Markvart, Neil Ross

  6. MD Simulation Study of the Influence of Branch Content on Relaxation and Crystallization of Branched Polyethylene Chains with Uniform Branch Distribution

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    Hussein, Ibnelwaleed A.

    of Branched Polyethylene Chains with Uniform Branch Distribution I. A. HUSSEIN, B. F. ABU-SHARKH* Department-density polyethylene (LLDPE) chains with different levels of branch content (BC), ranging from 10 to 80 branches/1000 C words: MD simulation, Polyethylene, branch content, chain conformation, radius of gyration

  7. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 7, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2007 213 Polyaniline Nanofiber Based Surface Acoustic

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    IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 7, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2007 213 Polyaniline Nanofiber Based Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensors--Effect of Nanofiber Diameter on H2 Response Abu Z. Sadek, Student Member, IEEE, Christina O. Baker, David A. Powell, Member, IEEE, Wojtek Wlodarski, Member, IEEE, Richard B. Kaner

  8. Graduate Studies in the Gene and Linda Voiland

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    Collins, Gary S.

    Graduate Studies in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering www.wsu.edu School Faculty Nehal Abu-Lail, Associate Professor, 2003 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering of Copenhagen. Haluk Beyenal, Associate Professor, 1997 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University.. Wenji

  9. Algoritmos I Roberto de Beauclair Seixas

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    de Figueiredo, Luiz Henrique

    Algoritmos I Roberto de Beauclair Seixas #12;2 Abu Abd-Allah ibn Musa al'Khwarizmi z Seu trabalho algoritmo que deriva do nome dele no título. z O primeiro uso do zero com lugar posicional na anotação of solving a certain kind of problem." Algoritmo #12;4 z Dicionário Webster: "Any special method of solving

  10. Paper Number 15736-PA Title Reaction Kinetics of Fuel Formation for In-Situ Combustion

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    Abu-Khamsin, Sidqi

    Paper Number 15736-PA Title Reaction Kinetics of Fuel Formation for In-Situ Combustion Authors Abu believed to cause fuel formation for in-situ combustion have been studied and modeled. A thin, packed bed the approach of a combustion front. Analysis of gases produced from the reaction cell revealed that pyrolysis

  11. www.yalecancercenter.org Clinical Trials for Breast

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    O'Hern, Corey S.

    . Chu How common is breast cancer in the United States? Abu-Khalaf Breast cancer is very common. About 1 year with breast cancer. Miller In terms of cancer related deaths, is it also a significant problem? Chung It is. It is the second most common cause of cancer related deaths in US women, second behind lung

  12. American University of Sharjah School of Engineering

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    Aloul, Fadi

    Map is an automatic Pollution Mapper for urban cities. It collects pollution data entries automatically across of less polluting, alternative fuels in vehicles. When the public is aware of the polluted areas in a city Pollution Mapper Team: Mohammed A. AbuJayyab Salim K. Al-Ahdab M. Hazem Taji Zahraa Al-Hamdani Mentor: Dr

  13. 1-4244-0674-9/06/$20.00 2006 IEEE. PolluMap: A Pollution Mapper for Cities

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    Aloul, Fadi

    1-4244-0674-9/06/$20.00 ©2006 IEEE. PolluMap: A Pollution Mapper for Cities Mohammed Abu regularly using GPRS to a back-end server, and integrates the data to generate a pollution map of the city of human interference; the PolluMap. PolluMap is an automatic Pollution Mapper for urban cities

  14. Abwicklungsgesellschaft Biogas I AG Formerly Schmack Biogas AG | Open

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION JEnvironmental Jump to:EAand Dalton JumpProgramInformationEnergyAGGeorgia:SLAbu Dhabi

  15. Acciona Wind Energy Pvt Ltd AWEPL | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'S FUTURE.EnergyWoodenDateSA Jump to: navigation,Dhabi, United

  16. Acciona Wind Energy USA LLC | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'S FUTURE.EnergyWoodenDateSA Jump to: navigation,Dhabi, UnitedUSA

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'S FUTURE.EnergyWoodenDateSA Jump to: navigation,Dhabi,Acro Energy

  19. Acro Solar Lasers | Open Energy Information

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  1. Enabling Task Level Parallelism in HandelC

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    AbuYasin, Thamer S.

    2007-12-14

    in HandelC Thamer S. AbuYasin Submitted to the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master’s of Science Thesis... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 5.2.1 The Dispatcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 5.2.2 The Terminator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 iii 5.2.3 The Functional Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 5.3 The HCthreads Interface...

  2. Continuum-based Multiscale Computational Damage Modeling of Cementitous Composites 

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    Kim, Sun-Myung

    2011-08-08

    , aggregates, and interfacial transition zone (ITZ) and interaction among components at meso-scale, and the interaction between reinforcements, such as fiber and carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and mortar matrix or the ITZ at nano scale in order to predict more... of Advisory Committee: Dr. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub Based on continuum damage mechanics (CDM), an isotropic and anisotropic damage model coupled with a novel plasticity model for plain concrete is proposed in this research. Two different damage evolution laws...

  3. Author Index Abezgauz, Ludmila P1

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    Martin, Jan M.L.

    Author Index Abezgauz, Ludmila P1 Abu-Reziq, Raed S1b3 Abutbul, Inbal P130 Adadi, Racheli P2 Addadi, Lia S2c5, P67, P123, P129, P159, P182 Adler, Michal P69 Afri, Michal P3, P26, P38 Agmon, Noam P131 Aharoni, Anna P4 Aharonov, Yakir P106 Akiva, Udi S4c1 Albeck, Amnon S1c5, P5 Albu-Yaron, Ana P210

  4. Characterizing the noise produced by hard disk drives 

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    Cherniak, Bruce Marshall

    1991-01-01

    CHARACTERIZING THE NOISE PRODUCED BY HARD DISK DRIVES A Thesis by BRUCE MARSHALL CHERNIAK 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 1991 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering CHARACTERIZING THE NOISE PRODUCED BY HARD DISK DRIVES A Thesis by BRUCE MARSHALL CHERNIAK Approved as to style and content by: Karan L. Watson (Chair of Committee) Hosame Abu-Amara (Member...

  5. Design and analysis of high performance multistage interconnection networks 

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    Bhogavilli, Suresh K

    1993-01-01

    Major Subject: Electrical Engineering ABSTRACT Design and Analysis of High Performance Multistage Interconnection Networks. (December 1993) Suresh K. Bhogavilli, B. Tech. , J. N. T. University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Hosame Abu-Amara Small... the next stage buffers are not full. Thus r, = A and this value doesn't change with network size. But this model results in cycle loss, When a packet from the full buffer moves forward, a cycle is lost since it will not allow the packets...

  6. Seminar Statement, and Program of February 2005 Companion Workshop at Al Azar University, Egypt

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    El-Hodiri, Mohamed

    2006-04-07

    was held February 12, 2005 at Al Azhar University, Egypt, under the auspices of the Islamic Economics Center. Panelists covered topics of culture, morality, banking, history, and life of Islamic entrepreneurs. The February 12 Workshop in Al Azhar... for the Backwardness of Muslims Dr. Sultan Abu Ali, Professor of Economics, Zagazig University, former minister of economy and International trade, Egypt: Islamic Culture and the business environment Dr Mohamed Abdel Halim Omer, Director Saleh Kaamel Center...

  7. Recommendations for Modernization of Solid Waste Management Practices in Class -I Cities -Suggestions on Choice of Technology in Indian Context

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    Columbia University

    Recommendations for Modernization of Solid Waste Management Practices in Class - I Cities. 61') Preamble The Supreme Court Committee for Solid Waste Management in Class-1 Cities in India in the resulting Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling) Rules 2000, the recommendation was politically

  8. Summer 2006 UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW # U N I V E R S I T Y O F M I A M I S C H O O L O F L A W

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    Shyu, Mei-Ling

    ;INSIDE THE LAW SCHOOL Message from the Dean p 1 Robert B. Cole Lecture ­ U.S. Supreme p 2 Court Justice, Number 1 Robert B. Cole Lecture See page 2 MOMENTUM Campaign See page 14 Class Notes See page 23 #12 Stephen G. Breyer Commitment to Excellence p 4 Faculty News & Notes p 4 Faculty Events p 6 Faculty Profile

  9. Diversity Outlook Special Edition,March 2013

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    2013-03-01

    .S. Supreme Court in 2003. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, ONLINE AT SYMPOSIUM; more on pg. 2 DIVERSITY OUTLOOK • THE NEWSLETTER OF CAMPUS DIVERSITY MARCH 2013VOL. 4 • ISSUE 8 REGISTER FOR MARCH 28 SYMPOSIUM ONLINE AT WWW.DIVERSITY.KU.EDU Thursday, March 28 8-8:30 a...

  10. Academics in Turkey Science, Technology and Innovation System in Turkey and

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    Moeller, Ralf

    Academics in Turkey Science, Technology and Innovation System in Turkey and some funding issuessome;Science, Technology and Innovation System in Turkey 3 Main actors: · Supreme Council for Science and Technology (MSIT) Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (T�BTAK) Small and Medium

  11. You Can't Go Holmes Again

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    Mulligan, Lumen N.

    2012-01-01

    Under the standard interpretation of 28 U.S.C. § 1331, the so called Holmes test, pleading a federal cause of action is sufficient for finding federal question jurisdiction. In January 2012, the Supreme Court, in Mims v. Arrow Financial Services...

  12. o UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

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    Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Tokyo, issued in December of Trawlers ·· of Licer.se System · · · · · · · · aDd. the Conservation of rleacurces · · ~ormal Cperaticns ···· 5. Danish SeiDe TrawlicJg in Japen Sea. Combined Operations of Trawlers and Factory Ships · 1

  13. Congressional Research Service ~ The Library of Congress CRS Report for Congress

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    Shamos, Michael I.

    Congressional Research Service ~ The Library of Congress CRS Report for Congress Received through General Principles and Recent Trends Summary The Supreme Court has expressed an interest "that Congress of the language it adopts." This report identifies and describes some of the more important rules and conventions

  14. An existential reading of Camus and Dostoevsky focusing on Camus's notion of the absurd and Sartrean authencity 

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    Park, Ji Hyun

    2007-04-25

    personal advantages in the process. He was truly above reproach in his professional life. Having risen “to that supreme summit where virtue is its own reward,” he “enjoyed [his] own nature to the fullest” (The Fall 230, 200). Enslaved to his duplicity...

  15. Better Dead than R(ap)ed?: The Patriarchal Rhetoric Driving Capital Rape Statutes

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    Yung, Corey Rayburn

    2004-01-01

    the statute despite the United States Supreme Court holding in Coker v. Georgia that capital punishment was unconstitutional for rape. The supporters of the new statute have argued that Coker does not apply to the rape of children. As a result, the political...

  16. PUBLIC NOTICE CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S.

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    PUBLIC NOTICE CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S. Comment Period Extension for the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule for Definition of Waters of the U.S. On 21 April 2014 of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v

  17. PUBLIC NOTICE CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S.

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    PUBLIC NOTICE CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S. On 21 April 2014 the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U by increasing clarity as to the scope of "waters of the United States" protected under the Act. Developing

  18. Roughly 15,000 patents a month are issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).1 By law, these are supposed to cover only "novel" and "nonobvious" inventions, but an average

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    Sadoulet, Elisabeth

    1347 Roughly 15,000 patents a month are issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).1 By law­20 hours of patent examiner time,2 and a substantial proportion of the few patents later fully evaluated the issuance of many ques- tionable patents. Responding to such concerns, the Supreme Court recently made

  19. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Director's Office

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    Srivastava, Kumar Vaibhav

    of the Supreme Court of India, dated May 16, 2007 in SLP No (s) 24295 of 2006 University of Kerala Vs Council, Principals', Colleges, Kerala & Ors (with SLP(C) No. 24296-99/2004 & W.P. (Crl) No. 173/2006 and SLP(C) No

  20. Robin Hood V. Horatio Alger: how we talk about school finance 

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    McIntush, Holly Gene

    2000-01-01

    varied across districts as widely as did the property values. The Supreme Court of Texas' decision in Edgewood v. Kirby set the agenda for education policy in Texas, as it ordered the Texas Legislature to find a new, more equitable way of financing Texas...

  1. Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation (2005) K. Anjyo, P. Faloutsos (Editors)

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    Ezzat, Tony

    2005-01-01

    -based videorealistic speech animation [BCS97, CG00,EGP02] has drawn wide attention due to its supreme visual realism is required as the database for creating novel speech animation by re-arrangement [BCS97], concatenation [CG00 algorithm to refine the MMM phoneme model by incorporating a linear regression adaptation con- cept

  2. Legal Doctrine and Self Imposed Norms: Examining the Politics of Stare Decisis 

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    Craig, Mckinzie

    2012-10-19

    's incentive to adhere to precedent. I argue that even a politically motivated Supreme Court has an interest in adhering to precedent as a means of control over the lower courts. The Court has a role as a principal with the Courts of Appeals acting as an agent...

  3. The Emerging Problem of Methamphetamine: A Threat Signaling the Need to Reform Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country

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    Kronk, Elizabeth Ann

    2006-01-01

    Country is a result of the ineffective criminal jurisdictional scheme created by the Major Crimes Act, the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Supreme Court’s decision in Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe . Therefore, the emerging problem of meth use...

  4. Calculations of Surface Thermal-Expansion 

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    KENNER, VE; Allen, Roland E.

    1973-01-01

    expansion. At high temperatures, the results for the surface thermal expansion are in agreement with the prediction of an approximate model which we gave earlier, +surface/abu)k ?(3/4) & ur ) su f / (0 )b lk At lOW temperatureS, a,???e/ab?,k paSSeS thr... influence the shifts in the Bragg peaks which are observed experimentally, as has been found to be the case in other attempts to measure surface thermal expansion. A nonkinematical calculation of temperature effects in low-energy-electron diffraction from...

  5. A Measurement of Time-Averaged Aerosol Optical Depth using Air-Showers Observed in Stereo by HiRes

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    Res R.U. Abbasi,1 T. Abu-Zayyad,1 J.F. Amann,2 G. Archbold,1 R. Atkins,1 K. Belov,1 J.W. Belz,3 S. BenZvi,5 D.R. Bergman,6 J.H. Boyer,4 C.T. Cannon,1 Z. Cao,1 B.M. Connolly,5 Y. Fedorova,1 C.B. Finley,5 W.C. Knapp,4 E.C. Loh,1 N. Manago,7 E.J. Mannel,4 K. Martens,1 J.A.J. Matthews,8 J.N. Matthews,1 A. O'Neill,5

  6. An efficient technique for writing regular expressions of special finite state machines 

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    Chen, Xi

    1993-01-01

    ) Xi Chen, B. S. , South China Institute of Technology Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Hosame Abu-Amara The present existing algorithms of converting a state graph to a regular expression are based on the assumption of the worst cases. Thus... of its preciseness and formalness as well as its simplicity to express ideas in this language. Thus, since it had been introduced in late 50's, there have been a number of applications of regular ex- pressions in both software and hardware world...

  7. An architecture for real time circle detection based on the Hough transform 

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    Salem, Sanjay S.

    1992-01-01

    ) Hosame Abu-Amara (Member) , L~tr4+m'~gyy N. Kehtarnav (Member) . C. Jenkins (Member) J. W. Howze (Head of Department) May 1992 ABSTRACT An Architecture for Real Time Circle Detection Based on the Hough Transform. (1UIay 1992) Sanjay S Salem... Segmentation B. Image processing architectures 1. Parallel Architectures 2. Serial Architecture C. Overview of the Thesis I 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 THEORETICAL BACKGROUND 10 A. EIough transform 1. Line detection using Hough Transform . 2. Circle detection...

  8. Authority of states of use section 401 water quality certification to deny or condition Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licenses. Master's thesis

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    Hart, E.O.

    1994-09-01

    This thesis discusses a recent United States Supreme Court case that will have a profound influence on the licensure of hydroelectric projects and the related ability of States to protect the quality of their waters. On October 4, 1993, the Supreme Court granted a Writ of Certiorari to resolve a conflict among the state courts of last resort. This case involves two fundamental and competing national interests: the nation's thirst for cheap, dependable power versus its equally strong desire to improve the quality of its water resources. It also involves two underlying regulatory regimes that overlap and conflict with each other in some ways. This case illustrates how those two national interests and their underlying regulatory regimes cannot always be reconciled. It also demonstrates how Congress, with its muddled ways of passing legislation, can create conflicts between federal and state regulatory agencies.

  9. Caught in the act: the stage as a backdrop for defining crime in early modern England 

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    Orman, Lindsay Erin

    2013-02-22

    the decay of the landed gentry and feudal power structures as they were replaced by a prosperous merchant class and capitalist ideas. A national identity was newly forged out of the divided loyalties to feudal lords, and the Church retained supreme moral... transgressions that they thetnselves were able to justify and evade punishment for based on their social positions. The rise in capitalism and the impending death of the feudal aristocracy, the growing scientific enlightenment, the rise of the middle class...

  10. Moving Forward: Charting the Future of Civil Service in New Orleans 

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    Creel, Matthew; Davis, Greg; Lindley, Jennifer; Osborne, Caleb; Reed, James; Reed, Joseph; Whicker, Keich

    2010-01-01

    it renders a decision. Both the city and the employee have the option of appealing any commission decision to the state?s 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, and from there, to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Ripe for Change? Prior to Katrina, the Bureau... Service Commission, the Civil Service Department and Personnel Director Lisa Hudson for their cooperation and assistance in responding to requests for interviews and information. We also appreciate the cooperation of officials and employees of the City...

  11. Press Freedom and Fair Trials in Kansas: How Media and the Courts Have Struggled to Reslove Competing Claims of Constitutional Rights

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    Kautsch, Myron A.

    2009-06-01

    record, he would have to conduct a hearing and specifically find that making the record public would be prejudicial to the defendant. 14 Three Kansas newspapers and the Kansas Press Association, however, appealed to the Kansas Supreme Court, arguing..., BANGOR DAILY NEWS, Oct. 12, 1999, available at 1999 WLNR 844588. 13. Id.; Associated Press, Judge Delays Decision on Records Access in Lindsborg Slayings, WICHITA EAGLE, Nov. 2, 1999, at 11A. 14. Associated Press, supra note 13. 15. Id...

  12. Re-Examining first principles of regulation: NRG power marketing, LLC v. Maine public utilities Commission

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    Haskell, Mark R.

    2010-03-15

    Maine PUC and Morgan Stanley have resolved some of the key issues facing the energy industry. The Supreme Court has plainly and directly in both cases reaffirmed the central role that private contracts play in the energy industry and set terms to balance the need to secure long-term investment with the public interest that lies at the heart of the Federal Power Act. (author)

  13. Intern experience at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station: an internship report 

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    Crowson, Roger Dale, 1949-

    2013-03-13

    in calibration tests---------------- 25 13. Pulse generator prior to firing-------------------------------- 26 14. Pulse generator after firing------------------------------------ 27 15. Pulse train array for calibration tests---------------------- 30 16... of Engineers FFT Fast Fourier Transform FM Frequency modulation KT Kiloton OCE Office, Chief of Engineers Pb Lead pC Picocoulomb RMS Root mean square value SHAPE Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe SL Structures Laboratory, WES SMD Structural...

  14. A Languages for Rules, Another for Symbols: Linguistic Pluralism and Interpretation of Statutes in the Kingdom of Bhutan

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    Simoni, Alessandro

    2003-01-01

    “general law of the land”, sometimes with a “quasi-constitutional” flavor, by stressing the principle of equality contained in its first part8. The “Supreme Laws” of 1959 were followed by the enactment of a number of statutes regulating the most... of labourers at the beginning of the 20th century. The figure of Nepali speakers, currently estimated around 156 000, is a politically sensitive point, since there is still open conflict on 12 See chapter 22...

  15. Acceptance for Beneficial Use for the 100K Service Water Pumps Auto Start Modifications Project 1K-97-3466M

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    MULLER, F.J.

    2000-03-27

    This Acceptance for Beneficial Use checklist covers the modifications to the K Basins service water pumps that added an auto-start function for reliability of the fire suppression system. The following information is to document the Acceptance for Beneficial Use (ABU) with a checklist and supporting information. The service water pumps have been modified so that on low system pressure after a time delay, the standby pump will automatically start. This ABU checklist matrix indicates the organizations that are responsible for the preparation of --or for the provision of input to--the identified documentation required by K Basins Operations. Looking at the items in the matrix, it can be seen that the subproject does not bear the sole responsibility for the generation of all these items. Rather, many items are outside of the subproject's scope such that other Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) organizations are needed to prepare or perform them (e.g., Training, Procedures, Facility Engineering, Startup, etc.). This supporting document, by virtue of all signatures approving it on the Engineering Data Transmittal, documents an agreement among the various represented disciplines and organizations within the SNF Project as to what is required in terms of documentation to transfer custody to Operations.

  16. A Near-Infrared Stellar Spectral Library: II. K-Band Spectra

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    Arvind C. Ranade; Harinder P. Singh; Ranjan Gupta; N. M. Ashok

    2007-05-31

    This paper is the second in the series of papers on near-infrared (NIR) stellar spectral library produced by reducing the observations carried out with 1.2 meter Gurushikhar Infrared Telescope (GIRT), at Mt. Abu, India using a NICMOS3 HgCdTe 256 X 256 NIR array based spectrometer. In paper I (Ranade et al. 2004), H-band spectra of 135 stars at a resolution of ~16 Ang were presented. The K-band library being released now consists of 114 stars covering spectral types O7--M7 and luminosity classes I--V. The spectra have a moderate resolution of ~22 Ang in the K band and have been continuum shape corrected to their respective effective temperatures. We hope to release the remaining J-band spectra soon. The complete H and K-Band library is available online at: http://vo.iucaa.ernet.in/~voi/NIR_Header.html

  17. LLW Notes, Volume 12, Number 3

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    Norris, C.; Brown, H. [eds.; Colsant, J.; Lovinger, T.; Scheele, L.; Shaker, M.A.

    1997-03-01

    Contents include articles entitled: California DHS sues US Interior Department to compel land transfer; LLW Forum holds winter meeting; LLW Forum waste information working group meets; LLW Forum regulatory issues discussion group meets; Envirocare investigation transferred to feds; Host state TCC meets in Laughlin, Nevada; BLM to require new permit for California site testing; Federal agencies and committees; Pena sworn in as Energy Secretary, Grumbly departs DOE; U.S. Supreme Court tackles property rights issues; GAO to study DOI`s actions; Congress scrutinizes FY `98 budget requests; and Senate committee passes high-level waste bill: Clinton threatens to veto.

  18. Policy Impact in Criminal Justice: Intended and Unintended Consequences

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    Beverlin, R. Matthew

    2010-12-13

    of the mind. 13 2008). Scholars have argued that a component of Supreme Court decision-making is the Court‘s responsiveness to public opinion (Barnum 1985, Fleming and Wood 1997; Marshal 1989; Stimson, Mackuen, and Erikson 1995). Whether it was due... Index; Bogdanski 2004, 613; Streib 2000; Streib 2003a; Streib 2003b), since that time it is not known exactly how many people who committed crimes as juveniles have been executed as there is no reliable count on information available before 1930...

  19. Legal Aspects of Farm Tenancy in Texas. 

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    Solberg, Erling D.

    1950-01-01

    . The law collected herein is as of January 1, 1950. As has been indicated, decisions of the Supreme Court of Texas ind also of the Courts of Civil Appeals have been used. The latter :ourts have had a marked influence on the development of tenancy law n... Texas. Their number alone (there are 11) has resulted in a detailed development of the law. In the aggregate, they have ruled on hundreds of tenancy questions. Their geographical distribution also has had an important influence. For example, in one...

  20. Bridging legal and economic perspectives on interstate municipal solid waste disposal in the US

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    Longo, Christine; Wagner, Jeffrey

    2011-01-15

    Research highlights: {yields} Legal and economic opinions of free interstate trade of MSW in the US are reviewed. {yields} Economic theory of landfill space as the article of commerce can align opinions. {yields} Waste management policies implied by this economic theory are compared/contrasted. - Abstract: Managing municipal solid waste (MSW) within and across regions is a complex public policy problem. One challenge regards conceptualizing precisely what commodity is to be managed across space and time. The US Supreme Court view is that waste disposal is the article of commerce per se. Some justices, however, have argued that while waste disposal is the article of commerce, its interstate flow could be impeded by states on the grounds that they have the authority to regulate natural resource quality within their boundaries. The argument in this paper is that adopting the economic theory view of the article of commerce as landfill space brings the majority and dissenting US Supreme Court views-and the resulting sides of the public policy dispute-into closer alignment. We discuss waste management policy tools that emerge from this closer alignment that are more likely to both withstand judicial scrutiny and achieve economic efficiency.

  1. The translucency of dental composites investigated by UV-VIS spectroscopy

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    Dumitrescu, L. Silaghi; Pastrav, O.; Prejmerean, C.; Prodan, D.; Boboia, S.; Codruta, S.; Moldovan, M.

    2013-11-13

    Translucency is the property of a material to partially transmit and diffuse incident light, and can be described as a partial opacity or a state between complete opacity and complete transparency. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the translucency index of resin composites according to their chemical structure and to the light source used for curing. Our study was achieved on four commercial composite samples (30 mm × 2 mm) cured with two different lamps (Optilux - halogen bulb and Ultralight - LED). Measurements were made with a UV-VIS spectrophotometer, and the reflection spectrum was recorded in the 380-770 nm region on white and black, compared with a SPECTRALON standard white. For all materials cured with the LED lamp on the glossy sides, the best results were given by Tetric Evo Ceram followed by Filtek Supreme, Restacril{sup RO} and Premise. The measurements made on samples cured with an Optilux lamp, to the smooth and rough sides of the samples, revealed that the highest index of translucency is provided by Tetric Evo Ceram on the smooth side, followed by Filtek Supreme, Restacril{sup RO} and Premises. We can say that the translucency of the composites is mostly determined by the chemical composition of the material, which is observed from transmittance values recorded for each sample, and by the source of radiation applied on the sample.

  2. Coastal zone management. Hearing before the National Ocean Policy Study of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on S. 2324, March 28, 1984

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    Not Available

    1984-01-01

    A hearing on S. 2324, which amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, focused on federal activities because of a Supreme Court interpretation excluding oil and gas leases from activities affecting the coastal zone and from complying with the Act. The Court also stated that States did not have control over federal activities outside the coastal zone. Of particular concern was the potential for degrading the coastal environment and the subsequent economic loss to the country. The legislation reinforces congressional intent in the original Act. Following the text of S.2324, the hearing record covers the testimony of six witnesses speaking on behalf of the petroleum industry, agencies which administer coastal regions, environmental groups, and others. Additional articles, letters, and statements submitted for the record follow the testimony.

  3. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Sunshine Act regulations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, May 21, 1985

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    Not Available

    1985-01-01

    Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners and staff and representatives of Resources for the Future, Center for the Study of Responsive Law, and the Union of Concerned Scientists testified at a hearing held in response to a changed Commission meeting format allowing secret gatherings that would not have a formal transcript or written record for later assessment. Critics of the NRC's new regulation were opposed to both the concept of secret meetings and the fact that the Commissioners approved the plan without public comment. NRC Chairman Palladino countered that the change conforms with congressional intent as interpreted by the Supreme Court in a 1984 decision involving the Sunshine Act. At issue was the intent of the commissioners and the importance of public participation in the decision making process. Additional material submitted for the record follows the testimony of 12 witnesses.

  4. Low-Level Waste Forum notes and summary reports for 1994. Volume 9, Number 3, May-June 1994

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    NONE

    1994-06-01

    This issue includes the following articles: Vermont ratifies Texas compact; Pennsylvania study on rates of decay for classes of low-level radioactive waste; South Carolina legislature adjourns without extending access to Barnwell for out-of-region generators; Southeast Compact Commission authorizes payments for facility development, also votes on petitions, access contracts; storage of low-level radioactive waste at Rancho Seco removed from consideration; plutonium estimates for Ward Valley, California; judgment issued in Ward Valley lawsuits; Central Midwest Commission questions court`s jurisdiction over surcharge rebates litigation; Supreme Court decides commerce clause case involving solid waste; parties voluntarily dismiss Envirocare case; appellate court affirms dismissal of suit against Central Commission; LLW Forum mixed waste working group meets; US EPA Office of Radiation and Indoor Air rulemakings; EPA issues draft radiation site cleanup regulation; EPA extends mixed waste enforcement moratorium; and NRC denies petition to amend low-level radioactive waste classification regulations.

  5. Community detection for interaction networks

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    Crane, Harry

    2015-01-01

    In many applications, it is common practice to obtain a network from interaction counts by thresholding each pairwise count at a prescribed value. Our analysis calls attention to the dependence of certain methods, notably Newman--Girvan modularity, on the choice of threshold. Essentially, the threshold either separates the network into clusters automatically, making the algorithm's job trivial, or erases all structure in the data, rendering clustering impossible. By fitting the original interaction counts as given, we show that minor modifications to classical statistical methods outperform the prevailing approaches for community detection from interaction datasets. We also introduce a new hidden Markov model for inferring community structures that vary over time. We demonstrate each of these features on three real datasets: the karate club dataset, voting data from the U.S.\\ Senate (2001--2003), and temporal voting data for the U.S. Supreme Court (1990--2004).

  6. Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp. v. Oil and Gas Board of Mississippi: the demise of state ratable-take requirements

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    Frankenburg, K.M.

    1988-01-01

    Natural gas was not widely used until the 1930s when the development of seamless pipe enabled gas to be delivered at high compression to markets far from the wellhead. Now the availability and relatively low cost of natural gas have resulted in its widespread use in both home heating and industry. Regulation of this important fuel is consequently a hotly debated issue. The scope and fundamental purpose of the Natural Gas and Policy Act of 1978 (NGPA) was recently the subject of the Supreme Court's opinion in Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp v. Oil and Gas Board of Mississippi (Transcontinental). In a five-to-four decision, the Court held that the NGPA pre-empted the enforcement of a state ratable-take requirement. This Note examines Justice Blackmun's majority opinion and the persuasive dissent presented by Justice Rehnquist in the court's decision. The effects of the decision, the Court's first interpretation of NPGA, will undoubtedly be quite significant.

  7. Measurements of water surface snow lines in classical protoplanetary disks

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    Blevins, Sandra M; Banzatti, Andrea; Zhang, Ke; Najita, Joan R; Carr, John S; Salyk, Colette; Blake, Geoffrey A

    2015-01-01

    We present deep Herschel-PACS spectroscopy of far-infrared water lines from a sample of four protoplanetary disks around solar-mass stars, selected to have strong water emission at mid-infrared wavelengths. By combining the new Herschel spectra with archival Spitzer-IRS spectroscopy, we retrieve a parameterized radial surface water vapor distribution from 0.1-100 AU using two-dimensional dust and line radiative transfer modeling. The surface water distribution is modeled with a step model comprising of a constant inner and outer relative water abundance and a critical radius at which the surface water abundance is allowed to change. We find that the four disks have critical radii of $\\sim 3-11$ AU, at which the surface water abundance decreases by at least 5 orders of magnitude. The measured values for the critical radius are consistently smaller than the location of the surface snow line, as predicted by the observed spectral energy distribution. This suggests that the sharp drop-off of the surface water abu...

  8. Near-infrared Observations of Be/X-ray Binary Pulsar A0535+262

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    Naik, Sachindra; Banerjee, D P K; Ashok, N M; Jaiswal, Rajeev R

    2011-01-01

    We present results obtained from an extensive near-infrared spectroscopic and photometric observations of the Be/X-ray binary A0535+262/HDE 245770 at different phases of its ~111 day orbital period. This observation campaign is a part of the monitoring programme of selective Be/X-ray binary systems aimed at understanding the X-ray and near-IR properties at different orbital phases, especially during the periastron passage of the neutron star. The near-IR observations were carried out using the 1.2 m telescope at Mt. Abu IR observatory. Though the source was relatively faint for spectroscopic observations with 1.2 m telescope, we monitored the source during the 2011 February--March giant outburst to primarily investigate whether any drastic changes in the near-IR JHK spectra take place at the periastron passage. Changes of such a striking nature were expected to be detectable in our spectra. Photometric observations of the Be star show a gradual and systematic fading in the JHK light curves since the onset of ...

  9. THE PECULIAR EXTINCTION LAW OF SN 2014J MEASURED WITH THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE

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    Amanullah, R.; Goobar, A.; Johansson, J.; Petrushevska, T. [Oskar Klein Centre, Physics Department, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm (Sweden); Banerjee, D. P. K.; Venkataraman, V.; Joshi, V.; Ashok, N. M. [Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad 380009 (India); Cao, Y.; Kulkarni, S. R. [Cahill Center for Astrophysics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Kasliwal, M. M. [Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science, 813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 (United States); Nugent, P. E. [Department of Astronomy, University of California Berkeley, B-20 Hearst Field, Annex # 3411, Berkeley, CA 94720-3411 (United States); Stanishev, V., E-mail: rahman@fysik.su.se [CENTRA—Centro Multidisciplinar de Astrofísica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001 Lisbon (Portugal)

    2014-06-20

    The wavelength dependence of the extinction of Type Ia SN 2014J in the nearby galaxy M82 has been measured using UV to near-IR photometry obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope, the Nordic Optical Telescope, and the Mount Abu Infrared Telescope. This is the first time that the reddening of an SN Ia is characterized over the full wavelength range of 0.2-2 ?m. A total-to-selective extinction, R{sub V} ? 3.1, is ruled out with high significance. The best fit at maximum using a Galactic type extinction law yields R{sub V} = 1.4 ± 0.1. The observed reddening of SN 2014J is also compatible with a power-law extinction, A {sub ?}/A{sub V} = (?/? {sub V}) {sup p} as expected from multiple scattering of light, with p = –2.1 ± 0.1. After correcting for differences in reddening, SN 2014J appears to be very similar to SN 2011fe over the 14 broadband filter light curves used in our study.

  10. A Near-Infrared Stellar Spectral Library: III. J-Band Spectra

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    Arvind C. Ranade; N. M. Ashok; Harinder P. Singh; Ranjan Gupta

    2007-09-28

    This paper is the third in the series of papers published on near-infrared (NIR) stellar spectral library by Ranade et al. (2004 & 2007). The observations were carried out with 1.2 meter Gurushikhar Infrared Telescope (GIRT), at Mt. Abu, India using a NICMOS3 HgCdTe $256 \\times 256$ NIR array based spectrometer. In paper I (Ranade et al. 2004), H-band spectra of 135 stars at a resolution of $\\sim 16$\\AA & paper II (Ranade et al. 2007), K band spectra of 114 stars at a resolution of $\\sim 22$\\AA were presented. The J-band library being released now consists of 126 stars covering spectral types O5--M8 and luminosity classes I--V. The spectra have a moderate resolution of $\\sim 12.5$\\AA in the J band and have been continuum shape corrected to their respective effective temperatures. The complete set of library in near-infrared (NIR) will serve as a good database for researchers working in the field of stellar population synthesis. The complete library in J, H & K is available online at: http://vo.iucaa.ernet.in/$\\sim$voi/NIR\\_Header.html

  11. SS 433: Results of a Recent Multi-wavelength Campaign

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    Sandip K. Chakrabarti; B. G. Anandarao; S. Pal; Soumen Mondal; A. Nandi; A. Bhattacharyya; Samir Mandal; Ram Sagar; J. C. Pandey; A. Pati; S. K. Saha

    2005-01-14

    We conducted a multi-wavelength campaign in September-October, 2002, to observe SS 433. We used 45 meter sized 30 dishes of Giant Meter Radio Telescope (GMRT) for radio observation, 1.2 meter Physical Research Laboratory Infra-red telescope at Mt Abu for IR, 1 meter Telescope at the State Observatory, Nainital for Optical photometry, 2.3 meter optical telescope at the Vainu Bappu observatory for spectrum and Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) Target of Opportunity (TOO) observation for X-ray observations. We find sharp variations in intensity in time-scales of a few minutes in X-rays, IR and radio wavelengths. Differential photometry at the IR observation clearly indicated significant intrinsic variations in short time scales of minutes throughout the campaign. Combining results of these wavelengths, we find a signature of delay of about two days between IR and Radio. The X-ray spectrum yielded double Fe line profiles which corresponded to red and blue components of the relativistic jet. We also present the broadband spectrum averaged over the campaign duration.

  12. LLW Notes, Volume 12, Number 7

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    Norris, C.; Brown, H.; Gedden, R.; Lovinger, T.; Scheele, L.; Shaker, M.A.

    1997-09-01

    Contents include articles entitled: House votes 309 to 107 to approve Texas compact; Nebraska governor hosts LLRW meeting; Southeast Compact considers funding proposal; Chem-Nuclear explores options re SC revenue requirements; Legislation sets revenue requirements for Barnwell; TCC meets: Supports CA request for technical assistance; DOE approves part of California`s technical assistance request; State legislators discuss LLRW management for OH, IL, NC; Washington governor re Potential New Hanford Role; Federal court enjoins DOE from excluding WCS on new disposal; Appellate court in favor of DOE in surcharge rebates dispute; Hearing set for October in Ward Valley case; court rejects federal motion to dismiss Ward Valley suit; NE sues commission re veto over export authorizations; US Supreme Court dismisses line-item veto challenge; Department of Interior Inspector General investigation requested; USEC privatization plan approved; DOD finalizes LLRW disposal charter; Clinton nominates six DOE appointees; Congress moves FUSRAP to Army Corps of Engineers; Schaefer named interim director of USGS: Nichols leaves EPA: NRC Commissioner Rogers` term expires; NRC: CA ``Well-Quantified`` to license Ward Valley facility; EPA objects to state permit for Louisiana facility; Petitions submitted to EPA oppose Shintech permits; ECOS draft recommendations re Enviro programs; Legislation introduced to prohibit spent fuel shipments to the Goshutes; and HLW legislation ready for floor action.

  13. Property Valuation and Radioactive Materials Transportation: A Legal, Economic and Public Perception Analysis

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    Holm, J. A.; Thrower, A. W.; Widmayer, D. A.; Portner, W.

    2003-02-26

    The shipment of transuranic (TRU) radioactive waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico raised a serious socioeconomic issue - the potential devaluation of property values due to the transportation of TRU waste from generator sites to the disposal facility. In 1992, the New Mexico Supreme Court held in City of Santa Fe v. Komis that a loss in value from public perception of risk was compensable. This issue has become an extremely important one for the development of the Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada for disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. Much research has been conducted about the potential impacts of transportation of spent fuel and radioactive waste. This paper examines the pertinent studies conducted since the Komis case. It examines how the public debate on radioactive materials transportation continues and is now focused on transportation of high-level waste and spent nuclear fuel to the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. Finally, the paper suggests a path forward DOE can take to address this issue.

  14. Characterization of emissions from advanced automotive power plant concepts

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    Montalvo, D.A.; Hare, C.T.

    1984-11-01

    Emissions from three diesel cars using two fuel formulations were assessed. The three diesel cars included a prototype naturally-aspirated Fiat 131, a prototype turbocharged Fiat 131, and a 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. Each Fiat was tested with and without a prototype catalytic trap. Vehicle operating procedures used for test purposes included the 1981 Federal Test Procedures as well as the Highway Fuel Economy Test, the New York City Cycle, and an 85 km/hr steady-state cruise. Both regulated and unregulated gaseous and particulate emissions were measured. Organic solubles in particulate were analyzed for various constituents and characteristics including fractionation by relative polarity, benzo(a)pyrene (BaP), and mutagenic activity by Ames bioassay. Application of the catalytic trap oxidizer system to the Fiat prototypes resulted in significant reductions of organic and carbon monoxide emissions under all transient driving conditions examined. Total particulate emissions were reduced an average of 55 percent with the turbocharged engine and 65 percent with the naturally-aspirated engine. The Ames assay mutagenic response (revertants/microgram) of the particulate-phase organics was elevated by the catalytic exhaust aftertreatment device, however the emission rates (revertants/km) were reduced an average of 66 percent with the turbocharged and 73 percent with the naturally-aspirated engines.

  15. Telling science’s stories

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    Wiley, H. S.

    2008-01-07

    Every biologist has been frustrated by an inability to find a specific piece of information in the literature. You are planning an experiment and you want to know whether factor X modifies the cellular response to factor Y. How do you find this information? Reference books and review articles are little help because most are supremely superficial, and any specific information they might contain is hopelessly out of date (not to mention the problem with constantly changing biological nomenclature). Online searching is only useful if the data you are looking for happens to be in the title or abstract. Unless what you’re looking for is the main subject of the paper, perusing the literature is almost hopeless. So what’s the best way to find biological information? The universal struggle that biologists undergo to find information in published papers indicates that the literature is not the actual repository of most biological knowledge. Most useful information, it seems, is not actually written down, but is passed orally between investigators. In other words, the best way to find biological information is to talk to other scientists.

  16. Microdefects and self-interstitial diffusion in crystalline silicon

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    Knowlton, W.B.

    1998-05-01

    In this thesis, a study is presented of D-defects and self-interstitial diffusion in silicon using Li ion (Li{sup +}) drifting in an electric field and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Obstruction of Li{sup +} drifting has been found in wafers from certain but not all FZ p-type Si. Incomplete Li{sup +} drifting always occurs in the central region of the wafers. This work established that interstitial oxygen is not responsible for hindering Li{sup +} drifting. TEM was performed on a samples from the partially Li{sup +} drifted area and compared to regions without D-defects. Precipitates were found only in the region containing D-defects that had partially Li{sup +} drifted. This result indicates D-defects are responsible for the precipitation that halts the Li{sup +} drift process. Nitrogen (N) doping has been shown to eliminate D-defects as measured by conventional techniques. Li{sup +} drifting and D-defects provide a useful means to study Si self-interstitial diffusion. The process modeling program SUPREM-IV was used to simulate the results of Si self-interstitial diffusion obtained from Li{sup +} drifting experiments. Anomalous results from the Si self-interstitial diffusion experiments forced a re-examination of the possibility of thermal dissociation of D-defects. Thermal annealing experiments that were performed support this possibility. A review of the current literature illustrates the need for more research on the effects of thermal processing on FZ Si to understand the dissolution kinetics of D-defects.

  17. Why Russia is not a state

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    Stern, J.E.

    1993-08-16

    This article makes two principal points. First the author argues that the Russian federation has never been a state and is not sustainable as a state. Four centrifugal indicators are presented to support this claim: ethnic divisiveness; uncertainty about the legitimacy of Russia`s current borders; competing claims for legitimacy on the part of federal and regional leaders; and army units` unpredictable allegiances. Second, she argues that Soviet policies intended to facilitate central control of the periphery had the perverse effect of creating ethnic identity and demands for national autonomy where, in many cases, they did not exist prior to the Communist regime. Following the introduction, part one briefly reviews the concepts of state, nation, and nationalism and the roles they play in Russia. Criteria for state-hood are discussed. Part two lists the main ethnic groups in Russia and considers the roots of ethnic nationalism in the Russian Federation. Part three discusses confusion over the legitimacy of the physical, economic, and political boundaries of the Russian Federation. Part four discusses political disarray in the center and the regions and the lack of unity among order-enforcing entities. The Volga-Ural region -- where there is a large concentration of nuclear weapons and facilities, and which is especially volatile politically -- is discussed in somewhat more detail. Part five argues that these factors taken together call into question Russia`s identity as a state. The author concludes that Russia remains a multi-ethnic empire in which the rule of law is still not supreme.

  18. Peach Bottom and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plants

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    NONE

    1992-12-31

    A dramatic and extraordinary instance of state and local government control of nuclear power, the purchase by New York of the Shoreham plant is nonetheless indicative of the political demands that some states confront for additional involvement in the regulation of the radiological hazards associated with commercial nuclear power plants. Although the Supreme Court has appeared to expand, in the eight years since PG&E and Silkwood, the acceptable extent of state regulation, some states, in addition to New York, have acquired, with the acquiescence of the NRC, a degree of involvement that exceeds the role for state and local governments provided by the Court. For example, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania concluded with the Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) in June 1989 an agreement that commits PECO to various initiatives, not otherwise required under NRC regulations, for the safe operation of the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. In July 1991 the State of Vermont and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation (Vermont Yankee) concluded an agreement similar to that concluded between Pennsylvania and PECO. The agreement also commits Vermont Yankee to certain initiatives, not otherwise required under NRC regulations, related to its operation of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vermont. The agreement was precipitated by a challenge to an application, submitted to the NRC by Vermont Yankee in April 1989, to amend the Vermont Yankee plant license to extend its expiration date from December 11, 2007 to March 21, 2012. The amendment would allow the Vermont Yankee plant to operate for forty full years.

  19. Examining new fuel economy standards for the United States.

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    Plotkin, S. E.; Energy Systems

    2007-01-01

    After decades of futile attempts to increase U.S. fuel economy standards for passenger cars, which have remained unchanged since enactment of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards in Title V of the 1975 Energy Policy Conservation Act, it seems increasingly likely that new and tougher standards will be enacted in the near future - especially after the Senate's 21 June passage of energy efficiency bill H.R. 6. As this magazine went to press, the bill, which calls for a 40 percent increase in vehicle fuel economy by 2020 among other efficiency and alternative energy goals, was headed to the House of Representatives for more debate. Congress has seen proposals like this since the 1980s, but this is the first time that one of them has passed in the Senate. The Bush administration has also weighed in with a proposal to increase new vehicle fuel economy by 4 percent per year from 2011 to 2017, and the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Congress to grant the Secretary of Transportation the authority to restructure and increase CAFE standards for cars, a power denied by the original CAFE legislation. A confluence of events has led to this change of political climate, including: the failure of world oil production and refining capacity to keep pace with rapidly growing demand, especially from China and other emerging economies, which has led to the highest oil prices since the 1980s and growing fears that world production of conventional oil may be close to its peak and rapid decline; the escalating influence of oil resources on geopolitics as China seeks to guarantee its future access to supplies, enhanced revenues from the higher prices, which prop up authoritarian regimes in Iran, Venezuela, Russia, and elsewhere and allow them increasing freedom of action; the enhancement of the role of climate change in political decision making by new reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), with much strengthened language about the probability and severity of climate change and man's influence on it, and a recent Supreme Court decision rejecting the Environmental Protection Agency's assertion that it has no authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. New fuel economy standards will represent an ambitious and expensive undertaking on the part of the automobile industry and the nation, and proposals for new standards deserve careful congressional and public scrutiny.

  20. Examination of the role of nuclear deterrence in the 21st century: a systems analysis approach

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    Martz, Joseph C [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Stevens, Patrice A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Branstetter, Linda [SNL; Hoover, Edward [SNL; O' Brien, Kevin [SNL; Slavin, Adam [SNL; Caswell, David [STANFORD UNIV

    2010-01-01

    Until very recently, an evaluation of US policy regarding deterrence and the role of its nuclear weapons arsenal as a deterrent has been largely absent in the public debate. With President's Obama embrace of a goal of a future world without nuclear weapons, issues of nuclear policy and deterrence have just recently risen to the forefront of policy discussions. The traditional role of US nuclear weapons-to deter the use of nuclear weapons by other states-endures, but is no longer unique nor even predominant. In an increasingly multi-polar world, the US now faces growing risks of nuclear weapons proliferation; the spread of weapons of mass destruction generally to non-state, substate and transnational actors; cyber, space, economic, environmental and resource threats along with the application of numerous other forms of 'soft power' in ways that are inimical to national security and to global stability. What concept of deterrence should the US seek to maintain in the 21st Century? That question remains fluid and central to the current debate. Recently there has been a renewed focusing of attention on the role of US nuclear weapons and a national discussion about what the underlying policy should be. In this environment, both the United States and Russia have committed to drastic reductions in their nuclear arsenals, while still maintaining forces sufficient to ensure unacceptable consequence in response to acts of aggression. Further, the declared nuclear powers have maintained that a limited nuclear arsenal continues to provide insurance against uncertain developments in a changing world. In this environment of US and Russian stockpile reductions, all declared nuclear states have reiterated the central role which nuclear weapons continue to provide for their supreme national security interests. Given this new environment and the challenges of the next several decades, how might the United States structure its policy and forces with regard to nuclear weapons? Many competing objectives have been stated across the spectrum of political, social, and military thought. These objectives include goals of ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, recommitment to further downsizing of the nuclear arsenal, embracing a long-term goal of the elimination of nuclear weapons, limitations on both the production complex and upgrades to nuclear weapons and delivery systems, and controls and constraints to limit proliferation of nuclear materials and weapons, particularly to rogue states and terrorist groups.

  1. Issues in Energy Economics Led by Emerging Linkages between the Natural Gas and Power Sectors

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    Platt, Jeremy B.

    2007-09-15

    Fuel prices in 2006 continued at record levels, with uranium continuing upward unabated and coal, SO{sub 2} emission allowances, and natural gas all softening. This softening did not continue for natural gas, however, whose prices rose, fell and rose again, first following weather influences and, by the second quarter of 2007, continuing at high levels without any support from fundamentals. This article reviews these trends and describes the remarkable increases in fuel expenses for power generation. By the end of 2005, natural gas claimed 55% of annual power sector fuel expenses, even though it was used for only 19% of electric generation. Although natural gas is enormously important to the power sector, the sector also is an important driver of the natural gas market-growing to over 28% of the market even as total use has declined. The article proceeds to discuss globalization, natural gas price risk, and technology developments. Forces of globalization are poised to affect the energy markets in new ways-new in not being only about oil. Of particular interest in the growth of intermodal traffic and its a little-understood impacts on rail traffic patterns and transportation costs, and expected rapidly expanding LNG imports toward the end of the decade. Two aspects of natural gas price risk are discussed: how understanding the use of gas in the power sector helps define price ceilings and floors for natural gas, and how the recent increase in the natural gas production after years of record drilling could alter the supply-demand balance for the better. The article cautions, however, that escalation in natural gas finding and development costs is countering the more positive developments that emerged during 2006. Regarding technology, the exploitation of unconventional natural gas was one highlight. So too was the queuing up of coal-fired power plants for the post-2010 period, a phenomenon that has come under great pressure with many consequences including increased pressures in the natural gas market. The most significant illustration of these forces was the early 2007 suspension of development plans by a large power company, well before the Supreme Court's ruling on CO{sub 2} as a tailpipe pollutant and President Bush's call for global goals on CO{sub 2} emissions.