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Microgrid modeling using the stochastic Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model DER-CAM  

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to a building • produces technology neutral pure optimalin month m investment decision on technology I, continuousversus discrete technologies annualized investment cost of

Stadler, Michael

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrid modeling using the stochastic Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model DER-CAM  

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engines, micro-turbines, gas turbines, fuel cells, heatengines, micro-turbines / gas turbines, fuel cells, heat

Stadler, Michael

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrid modeling using the stochastic Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model DER-CAM  

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technologies internal combustion engines, micro-turbines, gas turbines, fuel cells, heat exchangers, PV, solartechnologies reciprocating engines, micro-turbines / gas turbines, fuel cells, heat exchanger / CHP, PV, solar

Stadler, Michael

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrid modeling using the stochastic Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model DER-CAM  

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gas turbines, fuel cells, heat exchangers, PV, solargas turbines, fuel cells, heat exchanger / CHP, PV, solar

Stadler, Michael

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Model of U.S. Commercial Distributed Generation Adoption  

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Small-scale (100 kW-5 MW) on-site distributed generation (DG) economically driven by combined heat and power (CHP) applications and, in some cases, reliability concerns will likely emerge as a common feature of commercial building energy systems over the next two decades. Forecasts of DG adoption published by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) in the Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) are made using the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS), which has a forecasting module that predicts the penetration of several possible commercial building DG technologies over the period 2005-2025. NEMS is also used for estimating the future benefits of Department of Energy research and development used in support of budget requests and management decisionmaking. The NEMS approach to modeling DG has some limitations, including constraints on the amount of DG allowed for retrofits to existing buildings and a small number of possible sizes for each DG technology. An alternative approach called Commercial Sector Model (ComSeM) is developed to improve the way in which DG adoption is modeled. The approach incorporates load shapes for specific end uses in specific building types in specific regions, e.g., cooling in hospitals in Atlanta or space heating in Chicago offices. The Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) uses these load profiles together with input cost and performance DG technology assumptions to model the potential DG adoption for four selected cities and two sizes of five building types in selected forecast years to 2022. The Distributed Energy Resources Market Diffusion Model (DER-MaDiM) is then used to then tailor the DER-CAM results to adoption projections for the entire U.S. commercial sector for all forecast years from 2007-2025. This process is conducted such that the structure of results are consistent with the structure of NEMS, and can be re-injected into NEMS that can then be used to integrate adoption results into a full forecast.

LaCommare, Kristina Hamachi; Ryan Firestone; Zhou, Nan; Maribu,Karl; Marnay, Chris

2006-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Hydrogen Modeling Projects  

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Modeling Projects Modeling Projects Below are models grouped by topic. These models are used to analyze hydrogen technology, infrastructure, and other areas related to the development and use of hydrogen. Cross-Cutting Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER_CAM) Hydrogen Deployment System (HyDS) Model and Analysis Hydrogen Technology Assessment and Selection Model (HyTASM) Renewable Energy Power System Modular Simulator (RPM-Sim) Stranded Biogas Decision Tool for Fuel Cell Co-Production Energy Infrastructure All Modular Industry Growth Assessment (AMIGA) Model Building Energy Optimization (BEopt) Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER_CAM) Hydrogen Deployment System (HyDS) Model and Analysis Hydrogen Technology Assessment and Selection Model (HyTASM)

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Assessment of Distributed Energy Adoption in Commercial Buildings:Part 1: An Analysis of Policy, Building Loads, Tariff Design, andTechnology Development  

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Rapidly growing electricity demand brings into question theability of traditional grids to expand correspondingly while providingreliable service. An alternative path is the wider application ofdistributed energy resource (DER) that apply combined heat and power(CHP). It can potentially shave peak loads and satiate its growing thirstfor electricity demand, improve overall energy efficiency, and lowercarbon and other pollutant emissions. This research investigates a methodof choosing economically optimal DER, expanding on prior studies at theBerkeley Lab using the DER design optimization program, the DistributedEnergy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). DER-CAM finds theoptimal combination of installed equipment from available DERtechnologies, given prevailing utility tariffs, site electrical andthermal loads, and a menu of available equipment. It provides a globaloptimization, albeit idealized, that shows how the site energy loads canbe served at minimum cost by selection and operation of on-sitegeneration, heat recovery, and cooling. Utility electricity and gastariffs are key factors determining the economic benefit of a CHPinstallation, however often be neglected. This paper describespreliminary analysis on CHP investment climate in the U.S. and Japan. DERtechnologies, energy prices, and incentive measures has beeninvestigated.

Zhou, Nan; Nishida, Masaru; Gao, Weijun; Marnay, Chris

2005-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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An adoption model for mobile banking in Ghana  

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The impact of social and cultural factors on the adoption of technology still requires much research. To investigate it more fully, we examine the reasons for the adoption and non-adoption of mobile banking in Ghana. Through a survey of 271 people ... Keywords: Ghana, TAM, cultural factors, culture, m-banking, mobile banking, mobile communications, social factors, technology adoption models

Margaret Crabbe; Craig Standing; Susan Standing; Heikki Karjaluoto

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1 / 4 Tuesday, July 02, 2013 Version List for DER-CAM  

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and power (CHP) CHP, electric and heat storage, PV, solar thermal, absorption cooling, heat pumps, basic load shifting, basic efficiency measures, electric vehicles; fuel cell run-time constraint to modelOpt version 2.4.0.24 I&P June 2013 web / academic det based on 3.9.4 from above without electric vehicles

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Multi-attribute Model for Assessment of SMEs adoption of  

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Multi-attribute Model for Assessment of SMEs adoption of High Performance Computing Cloud Services boosters for SMEs, particularly manufacturing. · Huge amount of and $ are currently being spent on simulation experiments through various initiatives. #12;Introduction · Technology adoptance is in its early

Bohanec, Marko

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Village adoption scheme : a model for rural development  

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The study describes a "Village Adoption Scheme" as a model for energising the rural economy in India and to slow down rural - urban migration which research has shown to be harmful to both; rural and urban people of India ...

Nanavati, Shahid Sadruddin, 1961-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adoption Process for VoIP: The UTAUT Model  

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This study tests the appropriateness of the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology UTAUT model in the context of end user consumption by means of an online survey with four hundred and seventy five respondents 24% response rate. The study ... Keywords: Adoption Process, Consumer Behavior, New Technology, Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, Voice over Internet Protocol VoIP

Eduardo Esteva-Armida; Alberto Rubio-Sanchez

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud computing adoption model for governments and large enterprises  

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Cloud Computing has held organizations across the globe spell bound with its promise. As it moves from being a buzz word and hype into adoption, organizations are faced with question of how to best adopt cloud. Existing ...

Trivedi, Hrishikesh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An impact factor model of Intranet adoption: an exploratory and empirical research  

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Intranet adoption is a topic of increasing importance to enterprises as well as researchers. This paper discusses the development of a theoretical model and testing of research hypotheses. The model captures the critical factors affecting the success of Intranet adoption. An exploratory survey and an empirical study were conducted. Empirical analysis indicates that the proposed model offers enterprises a model that can be used to plan, design, manage, and to evaluate Intranet adoption, and in turn promote the possibility of successful adoption. Moreover, the findings of the success factors on Intranet adoption are consistent with those in other studies.

Shung-Ming Tang

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Lanterns: Technology Adoption Model for Indian Villages  

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Photovoltaic technology is one of the most promising ways ... in some villages, and so off grid solar power sources are necessary for providing electricity. ... the drivers and barriers for the adoption of solar ...

Ashok Bhatla; Parisa Ghafoori…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical Modeling Linking the FASTSim and ADOPT Software Tools  

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

Model Petroleum Impact Optimize for market share 6 Approach: Vehicle Powertrain Modeling Fuel Economy Inputs Vehicle Price Acceleration Outputs Component Sizes and Vehicle...

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Networking technology adoption : system dynamics modeling of fiber-to-the-home  

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A system dynamics model is developed and run to study the adoption of fiber-to-the-home as a residential broadband technology. Communities that currently do not have broadband in the United States are modeled. This case ...

Kelic, Andjelka, 1972-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ECONOMIC MODELING OF THE GLOBAL ADOPTION OF CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION TECHNOLOGIES  

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ECONOMIC MODELING OF THE GLOBAL ADOPTION OF CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION TECHNOLOGIES J. R. Mc of carbon capture and sequestration technologies as applied to electric generating plants. The MIT Emissions, is used to model carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies based on a natural gas combined cycle

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A sociotechnical systems model for smart-grid adoption in mid-sized urban environments  

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In this paper, we present a quantified system dynamics model simulating the adoption of smart grid technologies such as electric vehicles, PV systems and smart meters in a mid-sized urban system and the resulting impact on the CO2 emissions. We also analyse the impact of different subsidies on the adoption and calculate the effectiveness regarding public and private spending on these technologies in order to derive a strategy for policy making. The results show that even in an ideal scenario the emissions cannot be reduced enough to outweigh additional emissions caused by the population growth. Hence smart grid technologies can only be one part of a greater strategy in order to make cities more sustainable.

Heiko Degen; Ali Mostashari; Maik Maurer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A general technology adoption model of solar photovoltaic under feed-in tariff policy incorporating learning and network effects  

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There is now a plethora of renewable energy policy instruments to support the adoption of renewable energy technology and the generation of renewable electricity. Different ways to characterize such policies have included whether these policies are Price driven or Quota (Quantity) driven generation based or capacity driven etc. All such incentive-based policies (vs. Command and control policies) attempt to correct market failure of under supply of renewable energy. This paper uses a technology adoption approach to study the feed-in tariff policy for the photovoltaic (PV) technology. We developed a general economic model to study the adoption incentive for smaller system under a feed-in tariff regime. The model incorporates both the learning effect of system cost and a negative network externality effect inherent in the feed-in tariff policy. The latter is due to that nonadopters would need to contribute to payment for adopters' electricity generation. Using numerical methods we demonstrated that the feed-in tariff model has the potential to exhibit bandwagon or accelerated adoption effects. Cost learning is key to contributing to this but network effects would serve to dampen it. Our model seems to able to explain the rapid growth pattern in PV systems installation capacity and generation in Germany during the growth period of 1999–2003. We explore some policy implications of the model and suggest future research directions.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling the CD8+ T Effector to Memory Transition in Adoptive T-Cell Antitumor Immunotherapy  

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...med.miami.edu . Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miller School of Medicine...assistance. 1 Walter EA, Greenberg PD, Gilbert MJ, et al. Reconstitution of cellular...adoptive immunotherapy. | Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miller School of Medicine...

Cleo E. Rolle; Roberto Carrio; and Thomas R. Malek

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adoptive transfer model Sample Search Results  

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and Modelling Guest Editors: Alain Haurie, HEC-Management Studies, University of Geneva David... abatement, R&D in technology development, emissions reduction, and subsidization...

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HR Department ADOPTION LEAVE  

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who become adoptive parents after 6 April 2003 are entitled to adoption leave and to receive Statutory by exception from one leave year to another. Unused annual leave may be lost. Annual leave will continue;PATERNITY LEAVE FOR ADOPTION Paternity leave is granted to eligible adoptive parents where a child

Doran, Simon J.

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Microgrid Reliability Modeling and Battery Scheduling Using Stochastic  

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Reliability Modeling and Battery Scheduling Using Stochastic Reliability Modeling and Battery Scheduling Using Stochastic Linear Programming Title Microgrid Reliability Modeling and Battery Scheduling Using Stochastic Linear Programming Publication Type Journal Article Refereed Designation Refereed LBNL Report Number LBNL-6309E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Cardoso, Gonçalo, Michael Stadler, Afzal S. Siddiqui, Chris Marnay, Nicholas DeForest, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, and Paulo Ferrão Journal Journal of Electric Power Systems Research Volume 103 Pagination 61-69 Date Published 06/2013 Abstract This paper describes the introduction of stochastic linear programming into Operations DER-CAM, a tool used to obtain optimal operating schedules for a given microgrid under local economic and environmental conditions. This application follows previous work on optimal scheduling of a lithium-iron-phosphate battery given the output uncertainty of a 1 MW molten carbonate fuel cell. Both are in the Santa Rita Jail microgrid, located in Dublin, California. This fuel cell has proven unreliable, partially justifying the consideration of storage options. Several stochastic DER-CAM runs are executed to compare different scenarios to values obtained by a deterministic approach. Results indicate that using a stochastic approach provides a conservative yet more lucrative battery schedule. Lower expected energy bills result, given fuel cell outages, in potential savings exceeding 6%.

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Distributed generation capabilities of the national energy modeling system  

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This report describes Berkeley Lab's exploration of how the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) models distributed generation (DG) and presents possible approaches for improving how DG is modeled. The on-site electric generation capability has been available since the AEO2000 version of NEMS. Berkeley Lab has previously completed research on distributed energy resources (DER) adoption at individual sites and has developed a DER Customer Adoption Model called DER-CAM. Given interest in this area, Berkeley Lab set out to understand how NEMS models small-scale on-site generation to assess how adequately DG is treated in NEMS, and to propose improvements or alternatives. The goal is to determine how well NEMS models the factors influencing DG adoption and to consider alternatives to the current approach. Most small-scale DG adoption takes place in the residential and commercial modules of NEMS. Investment in DG ultimately offsets purchases of electricity, which also eliminates the losses associated with transmission and distribution (T&D). If the DG technology that is chosen is photovoltaics (PV), NEMS assumes renewable energy consumption replaces the energy input to electric generators. If the DG technology is fuel consuming, consumption of fuel in the electric utility sector is replaced by residential or commercial fuel consumption. The waste heat generated from thermal technologies can be used to offset the water heating and space heating energy uses, but there is no thermally activated cooling capability. This study consists of a review of model documentation and a paper by EIA staff, a series of sensitivity runs performed by Berkeley Lab that exercise selected DG parameters in the AEO2002 version of NEMS, and a scoping effort of possible enhancements and alternatives to NEMS current DG capabilities. In general, the treatment of DG in NEMS is rudimentary. The penetration of DG is determined by an economic cash-flow analysis that determines adoption based on the n umber of years to a positive cash flow. Some important technologies, e.g. thermally activated cooling, are absent, and ceilings on DG adoption are determined by some what arbitrary caps on the number of buildings that can adopt DG. These caps are particularly severe for existing buildings, where the maximum penetration for any one technology is 0.25 percent. On the other hand, competition among technologies is not fully considered, and this may result in double-counting for certain applications. A series of sensitivity runs show greater penetration with net metering enhancements and aggressive tax credits and a more limited response to lowered DG technology costs. Discussion of alternatives to the current code is presented in Section 4. Alternatives or improvements to how DG is modeled in NEMS cover three basic areas: expanding on the existing total market for DG both by changing existing parameters in NEMS and by adding new capabilities, such as for missing technologies; enhancing the cash flow analysis but incorporating aspects of DG economics that are not currently represented, e.g. complex tariffs; and using an external geographic information system (GIS) driven analysis that can better and more intuitively identify niche markets.

LaCommare, Kristina Hamachi; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Testing the Subsistence Model for the Adoption of Ceramic Technology Among Coastal Sambaqui Foragers of Southern Brazil  

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vessels for elite group members. To test the subsistence model, I conducted a stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis and a dental microwear texture analysis using skeletal remains from sambaqui sites located in Santa Catarina and Rio de Janeiro...

Crouch, Maria Shannon Parks

2013-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Automatic Deployment Options Projection Tool (ADOPT) | Open Energy...  

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further results ADOPT is a modeling tool that estimates vehicle technology impacts on petroleum and GHG emissions. It estimates vehicle sales based on key vehicle attributes...

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An international comparison of technology adoption  

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We examined the relationships of the constructs in the UTAUT model to determine how they are affected by culture. In our study, we used data from Korea and the U.S. to examine two technologies: the MP3 player and Internet banking. Results showed that ... Keywords: Cross-culture comparison, Hofstede's cultural dimensions, TAM, Technology adoption, UTAUT

Il Im; Seongtae Hong; Myung Soo Kang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopt-A-Doc - How  

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Adopt-A-Doc? is an on-demand service that provides individuals the option Adopt-A-Doc? is an on-demand service that provides individuals the option to sponsor the digitization of full-text DOE technical reports for a nominal fee, thus making important research broadly available via the World Wide Web. How do I adopt a document? Request to adopt a document via phone (865) 576-5699; email adoptadoc@osti.gov; the comment form on the Contact Us page; or the Adopt-A-Doc online ordering application. How much does it cost to sponsor digitization and broad availability of a technical report? $85.00 each - approximately the same cost as ordering a hard copy. Payment is payable by check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, Bravo or Private Issue credit cards. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Department of Energy. The mailing address for checks and money orders is:

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Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption (Fact Sheet), Weatherization...  

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Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption (Fact Sheet), Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP) Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption (Fact Sheet), Weatherization and...

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DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ADOPTION AND ITS EFFECTS IN TEXAS  

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The purpose of my thesis is to study what factors affect the adoption of impact fees in Texas and what effects impact fees have on city budgets. This research was done using two models. The first model looked at the adoption of impact fees...

Ambs, Jonathan G.

2010-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Deductive coherence and norm adoption  

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......Issue: Normative Multiagent Systems Deductive coherence and norm adoption Sindhu Joseph Artificial Intelligence...contribution to the formalisation of Thagards coherence theory. The term coherence is defined as the quality or the state of cohering......

Sindhu Joseph; Carles Sierra; Marco Schorlemmer; Pilar Dellunde

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopt-A-Doc - Help  

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Basic Search Fielded Search - Sorting - Term searching - Author select - Subject select - Limit to - Date searching Search Tips - General - Case sensitivity - Drop-down menus - Number searching - Wildcard operators - Phrase/adjacent term searching - Boolean Technical Requirements Search Results - Results - Using the check box - Bibliographic citations - Capture Citations Using Zotero - Download citations using EndNote OSTI FAQs Frequently Asked Questions What is Adopt-A-Doc? Adopt-A-Doc? is an on-demand service that provides individuals the option to sponsor the digitization of full-text DOE technical reports for a nominal fee, thus making important research broadly available via the World Wide Web. How do I request this service? Request to adopt a document via phone at (865) 576-5699; email at

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Factors of adoption of online auction: a China study  

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There has been tremendous growth of on-line auction activities over the last several years. However, what makes consumers adopt and use on-line auction has not been researched deeply. This paper aims to fill this gap. Based on extensive literature review ... Keywords: China, Partial Least Square (PLS), Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), adoption/diffusion, internet, on-line auction

Mohammed Quaddus; Jun Xu; Zohurul Hoque

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopting Synchronous Audiographic Web Conferencing -  

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Adopting Synchronous Audiographic Web Conferencing - A Tale from two Regional Universities universities with a similar student profile as they investigate the use of synchronous audiographic web conferencing as a learning and teaching tool. In both universities, the trials of the web conferencing tool

Loch, Birgit

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UBC adopts energy makeover project  

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May 2011 3 UBC adopts energy makeover project 15 Max Jones makes PhD history in the Okanagan 16. This adaptation may better their odds of surviving projected rises in water temperature because of climate change. "Things like tuition, student loans, the economy, whether they'll get a job when they graduate, high cost

Farrell, Anthony P.

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Mississippi Public Service Commission Adopts Energy Efficiency...  

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Mississippi Public Service Commission Adopts Energy Efficiency Rules Mississippi Public Service Commission Adopts Energy Efficiency Rules November 8, 2013 - 12:00am Addthis...

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Adopt-A-Doc - Home  

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Be part of accelerating scientific discovery! Be part of accelerating scientific discovery! Help make important research available online by adopting a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) technical report. There are more than 200,000 DOE technical reports in need of digitization. In fact, most DOE technical reports from the 1940s to 1991 are still only available in hard copy or microfiche. This means that important research is not easily accessible by researchers and the public. Once a document is adopted, it is posted by the U.S. Department of Energy and will remain available on-line for the undetermined future. It will be made full text searchable by DOE search engines like Science Accelerator.gov and Science.gov. It will be exposed to general purpose search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, which may also make it full

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Consumer lifestyles: alternative adoption patterns for advanced mobile services  

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An analysis of the relationship between lifestyle traits, social influence, people's attitudes towards mobile innovations and the adoption of different types of advanced mobile services contributes to the extension of the TAM model. Based on ...

Harry Bouwman; Carolina Ló;   pez-Nicolá;   s; Francisco-Jose Molina-Castillo; Pascal Van Hattum

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FINAL REPORT: Adopting Biophysics Methods in Pursuit of Biogeophysical Research: Advancing the Measurement and Modeling of Electrical Signatures of Microbe-Mineral Transformations Impacting Contaminant Transport  

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This exploratory project involved laboratory experiments to investigate three hypotheses: (H1) Physics-based modeling of low-frequency dispersions (henceforth referred to as alpha) measured in broadband dielectric spectroscopy (DS) data can quantify pore-scale geometric changes impacting contaminant transport resulting from biomineralization; (H2) Physics-based modeling of high-frequency dispersions (henceforth referred to as beta) measured in broadband dielectric spectroscopy data can quantify rates of mineral growth in/on the cell wall; (H3) Application of this measurement and modeling approach can enhance geophysical interpretation of bioremediation experiments conducted at the RIFLE IFC by providing constraints on bioremediation efficiency (biomass concentration, mineral uptake within the cell wall, biomineralization rate). We tested H1 by performing DS measurements (alpha and beta range) on iron (Fe) particles of dimensions similar to microbial cells, dispersed within agar gels over a range of Fe concentrations. We have tested the ability of the physics-based modeling to predict volume concentrations of the Fe particles by assuming that the Fe particles are polarizable inclusions within an otherwise nonpolarizable medium. We evaluated the smallest volume concentration that can be detected with the DS method. Similar experiments and modeling have been performed on the sulfate-reducing bacteria D. vulgaris. Synchrotron x-ray absorption measurements were conducted to determine the local structure of biominerals coatings on D. vulgaris which were grown in the presence of different Fe concentrations. We imaged the mineral growth on cell wall using SEM. We used dielectric spectroscopy to differentiate between iron sulfide precipitates of biotic and abiotic nature. Biotic measurements were made on D. vulgaris bacteria grown in the presence of different concentrations of iron to form different thicknesses of iron sulfide precipitates around themselves and abiotic measurements were made on different concentrations of pyrrhotite particles suspended in agar. Results show a decrease in dielectric permittivity as a function of frequency for biotic minerals and an opposite trend is observed for abiotic minerals. Our results suggest that dielectric spectroscopy offers a noninvasive and fast approach for distinguishing between abiotic and biotic mineral precipitates.

PRODAN, CAMELIA; SLATER, LEE; NTARLAGIANNIS, DIMITRIOS

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopting Biophysics Methods in Pursuit of Biogeophysical Research: Advancing the measurement and modeling of electrical signatures of microbe-mineral transformations impacting contaminant transport  

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This exploratory project involved laboratory experiments to investigate three hypotheses: (H1) Physics-based modeling of low-frequency dispersions (henceforth referred to as alpha) measured in broadband dielectric spectroscopy (DS) data can quantify pore-scale geometric changes impacting contaminant transport resulting from biomineralization; (H2) Physics-based modeling of high-frequency dispersions (henceforth referred to as beta) measured in broadband dielectric spectroscopy data can quantify rates of mineral growth in/on the cell wall; (H3) Application of this measurement and modeling approach can enhance geophysical interpretation of bioremediation experiments conducted at the RIFLE IFC by providing constraints on bioremediation efficiency (biomass concentration, mineral uptake within the cell wall, biomineralization rate). We tested H1 by performing DS measurements (alpha and beta range) on iron (Fe) particles of dimensions similar to microbial cells, dispersed within agar gels over a range of Fe concentrations. We have tested the ability of the physics-based modeling to predict volume concentrations of the Fe particles by assuming that the Fe particles are polarizable inclusions within an otherwise nonpolarizable medium. We evaluated the smallest volume concentration that can be detected with the DS method. Similar experiments and modeling have been performed on the sulfate-reducing bacteria D. vulgaris. Synchrotron x-ray absorption measurements were conducted to determine the local structure of biominerals coatings on D. vulgaris which were grown in the presence of different Fe concentrations. We imaged the mineral growth on cell wall using SEM. We used dielectric spectroscopy to differentiate between iron sulfide precipitates of biotic and abiotic nature. Biotic measurements were made on D. vulgaris bacteria grown in the presence of different concentrations of iron to form different thicknesses of iron sulfide precipitates around themselves and abiotic measurements were made on different concentrations of pyrrhotite particles suspended in agar. Results show a decrease in dielectric permittivity as a function of frequency for biotic minerals and an opposite trend is observed for abiotic minerals. Our results suggest that dielectric spectroscopy offers a noninvasive and fast approach for distinguishing between abiotic and biotic mineral precipitates.

Prodan, Camelia [NJIT

2013-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Step 6. Identify and Overcome the Barriers of Adoption | Building Energy  

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6. Identify and Overcome the Barriers of Adoption 6. Identify and Overcome the Barriers of Adoption Description It is important for a state or jurisdiction to identify and overcome a variety of political, economic, and technical challenges when adopting or updating an energy code. Confusion throughout the process and unclear adoption language are two of the most common barriers associated with code adoption. Other barriers identified by advocates and stakeholders include initial cost, limited outreach and education resources, cost and availability of code support information, and state and local confusion. These barriers are often resolved by amending the adoption process, providing code education, or selecting a model energy code for adoption. Adoption Process The adoption process itself can be a barrier to code adoption. States

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Greenhouse Gas Abatement with Distributed Generation in California's Commercial Buildings  

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The motivation and objective of this research is to determine the role of distributed generation (DG) in greenhouse gas reductions by: (1) applying the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM); (2) using the California Commercial End-Use Survey (CEUS) database for commercial buildings; (3) selecting buildings with electric peak loads between 100 kW and 5 MW; (4) considering fuel cells, micro-turbines, internal combustion engines, gas turbines with waste heat utilization, solar thermal, and PV; (5) testing of different policy instruments, e.g. feed-in tariff or investment subsidies.

Marnay, Chris; Stadler, Michael; Lipman, Tim; Lai, Judy; Cardoso, Goncalo; Megel, Olivier

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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For Early Adopters | Department of Energy  

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For Early Adopters For Early Adopters Many people consider hydrogen and fuel cells to be longer-term technologies, but they're beginning to enter the market now in certain...

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Building Energy Codes ADOPTION TOOLKIT BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM  

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ADOPTION TOOLKIT ADOPTION TOOLKIT BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Building Energy Codes ACE LEARNING SERIES I Building Energy Codes ADOPTION TOOLKIT Prepared by: Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) is an information resource on energy codes and standards for buildings. They work with other government agencies, state and local jurisdictions, organizations that develop model codes and standards, and building industry to promote codes that will provide for energy and environmental benefits and help foster adoption of, compliance with, and enforcement of those codes. September 2012 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 PNNL-SA-89963 LEARNING SERIES OVERVIEW Building Energy Codes

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SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION THEORY: A Theory For Understanding Herding in Technology  

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SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION THEORY: A Theory For Understanding Herding in Technology Adoption Decisions, Sequential decision making, Signal detection theory, Imitative behavior, Simulation I. INTRODUCTION adoption often occurs sequentially, so that later potential adopters can see the decisions (adopt

Walden, Eric

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California Member Connects Solar Adoption With Upgrades  

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Studies on the connection between solar adoption and energy upgrades by Better Buildings Residential Network member Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) in California are helping solar companies...

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Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Using a Software as Service (SaaS) Approach at the University of California, Davis Campus  

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Together with OSIsoft LLC as its private sector partner and matching sponsor, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) won an FY09 Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal of the project is to commercialize Berkeley Lab's optimizing program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) using a software as a service (SaaS) model with OSIsoft as its first non-scientific user. OSIsoft could in turn provide optimization capability to its software clients. In this way, energy efficiency and/or carbon minimizing strategies could be made readily available to commercial and industrial facilities. Specialized versions of DER-CAM dedicated to solving OSIsoft's customer problems have been set up on a server at Berkeley Lab. The objective of DER-CAM is to minimize the cost of technology adoption and operation or carbon emissions, or combinations thereof. DER-CAM determines which technologies should be installed and operated based on specific site load, price information, and performance data for available equipment options. An established user of OSIsoft's PI software suite, the University of California, Davis (UCD), was selected as a demonstration site for this project. UCD's participation in the project is driven by its motivation to reduce its carbon emissions. The campus currently buys electricity economically through the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA). The campus does not therefore face compelling cost incentives to improve the efficiency of its operations, but is nonetheless motivated to lower the carbon footprint of its buildings. Berkeley Lab attempted to demonstrate a scenario wherein UCD is forced to purchase electricity on a standard time-of-use tariff from Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), which is a concern to Facilities staff. Additionally, DER-CAM has been set up to consider the variability of carbon emissions throughout the day and seasons. Two distinct analyses of value to UCD are possible using this approach. First, optimal investment choices for buildings under the two alternative objectives can be derived. Second, a week-ahead building operations forecaster has been written that executes DER-CAM to find an optimal operating schedule for buildings given their expected building energy services requirements, electricity prices, and local weather. As part of its matching contribution, OSIsoft provided a full implementation of PI and a server to install it on at Berkeley Lab. Using the PItoPI protocol, this gives Berkeley Lab researchers direct access to UCD's PI data base. However, this arrangement is in itself inadequate for performing optimizations. Additional data not included in UCD's PI database would be needed and the campus was not able to provide this information. This report details the process, results, and lessons learned of this commercialization project.

Michael, Stadler; Marnay, Chris; Donadee, Jon; Lai, Judy; M& #233; gel, Olivier; Bhattacharya, Prajesh; Siddiqui, Afzal

2011-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Using a Software as Service (SaaS)  

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Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Using a Software as Service (SaaS) Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Using a Software as Service (SaaS) Approach at the University of California, Davis Campus Title Distributed Energy Resource Optimization Using a Software as Service (SaaS) Approach at the University of California, Davis Campus Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2011 Authors Stadler, Michael, Chris Marnay, Jonathan Donadee, Judy Lai, Olivier Mégel, Prajesh Bhattacharya, and Afzal S. Siddiqui Pagination 51 Date Published 02/2011 Publisher LBNL City Berkeley Keywords building optimization, distributed energy resources (der), electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department Abstract Together with OSIsoft LLC as its private sector partner and matching sponsor, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) won an FY09 Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal of the project is to commercialize Berkeley Lab's optimizing program, the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) using a software as a service (SaaS) model with OSIsoft as its first non-scientific user. OSIsoft could in turn provide optimization capability to its software clients. In this way, energy efficiency and/or carbon minimizing strategies could be made readily available to commercial and industrial facilities. Specialized versions of DER-CAM dedicated to solving OSIsoft's customer problems have been set up on a server at Berkeley Lab. The objective of DER-CAM is to minimize the cost of technology adoption and operation or carbon emissions, or combinations thereof. DER-CAM determines which technologies should be installed and operated based on specific site load, price information, and performance data for available equipment options. An established user of OSIsoft's PI software suite, the University of California, Davis (UCD), was selected as a demonstration site for this project. UCD's participation in the project is driven by its motivation to reduce its carbon emissions. The campus currently buys electricity economically through the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA). The campus does not therefore face compelling cost incentives to improve the efficiency of its operations, but is nonetheless motivated to lower the carbon footprint of its buildings. Berkeley Lab attempted to demonstrate a scenario wherein UCD is forced to purchase electricity on a standard time-of-use tariff from Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), which is a concern to Facilities staff. Additionally, DER-CAM has been set up to consider the variability of carbon emissions throughout the day and seasons. Two distinct analyses of value to UCD are possible using this approach. First, optimal investment choices for buildings under the two alternative objectives can be derived. Second, a week-ahead building operations forecaster has been written that executes DER-CAM to find an optimal operating schedule for buildings given their expected building energy services requirements, electricity prices, and local weather. As part of its matching contribution, OSIsoft provided a full implementation of PI and a server to install it on at Berkeley Lab. Using the PItoPI protocol, this gives Berkeley Lab researchers direct access to UCD's PI data base. However, this arrangement is in itself inadequate for performing optimizations. Additional data not included in UCD's PI database would be needed and the campus was not able to provide this information. This report details the process, results, and lessons learned of this commercialization project.

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Acculturation to the global culture and internet adoption  

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Globalization is felt in most parts of the world and its effects on culture are becoming a topic of interest to society and in particular to the IS academic community. Our research addresses calls for research on the issue of globalization and its cultural ... Keywords: acculturation, dynamic view of culture, global culture, internet adoption, subjective norm, technology acceptance model, theory of reasoned action

Reem Ayouby; Anne-Marie Croteau; Louis Raymond

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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India: a case of fragile wireless service and technology adoption?  

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Wireless penetration and the Indian economy have grown significantly over the past few years, but how robust and sustainable is the adoption of wireless services and products? Several papers have discussed India as a wireless service and product market, and sometimes tried to assess quantitative attributes thereof. The present paper aims, looking from a managerial point of view, at the unique underlying evolution processes, bottlenecks and risks. It analyses five traditional adoption models, as well as five other one's, to determine their fit, or not, to the Indian wireless evolution.

L-F. Pau; J. Motiwalla

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ACE Learning Series - Adoption, Compliance, and Enforcement | Building  

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Resource Center Resource Center Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center FAQs Publications Resource Guides eLearning Model Policies Glossary Related Links ACE Learning Series Utility Savings Estimators ACE Learning Series - Adoption, Compliance, and Enforcement ACE Learning Series Buildings account for almost 40% of the energy used in the United States and, as a direct result of that use, our environment and economy are impacted. Building energy codes and standards provide an effective response. The Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) designed the ACE Learning Series for those in the building industry having the greatest potential to influence the adoption of and compliance with building energy codes and standards. The Learning Series consists of:

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Technology adoption: who is likely to adopt and how does the timing affect the benefits?  

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of the adoption of improved rice varieties in Guinea find age to relate positively to adoption, as do Comer et al. in their study of sustainable practices in Tennessee and McNamara et al. in their study of IPM adoption by peanut producers in Georgia. Other... concentration and technology adoption needs to be further studied. Location. Location has been said to be important because of information spillovers. Baptista (p. 516) says, ?Geographical proximity stimulates networking between firms, thereby facilitating...

Rubas, Debra Joyce

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Culture-Technology Fit: Effects of Cultural Characteristics on the Post-Adoption Beliefs of Mobile Internet Users  

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Little is known about how culture affects users' perceptions and beliefs after they have adopted an information technology (IT). This study constructed and verified a research model, based on interaction theory and the cultural lens model, that focuses ... Keywords: Cultural Lens, Culture, Culture-Technology Fit, Interaction Theory, Mobile Internet, Post-Adoption, Technology Adoption

Inseong Lee; Boreum Choi; Jinwoo Kim; Se-Joon Hong

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Driving Internal Beliefs of Household Internet Adoption among Jordanians and the Role of Cultural Values  

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The purpose of this study is to develop and validate a comprehensive model for the determinants of household Internet adoption through identifying the driving internal beliefs of individuals and the effect of cultural values on behavioral intention to ... Keywords: Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions, Household Internet Adoption, Internal Beliefs, Micro Cultural Level, Perceived Risks, Technology Acceptance Model

Amin A. Shaqrah; Khaled Saleh Al Omoush; Raed Musbah Alqirem

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adoption of Mobile Technology by Farmers in Southwest-Nigeria: A Cross-Sectional Study  

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This study evaluates the behavioral intention of farmers in selected areas of Nigeria to adopt mobile technology for agricultural purposes. A theoretical framework was developed based on the technology acceptance model TAM and innovation diffusion theory ... Keywords: Adoption, Agriculture, Innovation Diffusion Theory IDT, Mobile Technology, Nigeria, Technology Acceptance Model TAM

Senanu R. Okuboyejo; Ann O. Adejo

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jasper County Comprehensive Plan Adoption Draft  

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Jasper County Comprehensive Plan Adoption Draft Comprehensive Plan Jasper County, IN #12;#12;Table Mandate.......................................vii Jasper County's Fulfillment of the Mandate of Major Needs for Jasper County ...............5 Additional Opportunities

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ERP System Adoption - Does the Size Matter?  

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This paper investigates the relationship of enterprise size to the constraints and objectives of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems adoption. The survey data based on the responses of 44 companies indicates that significant differences exist ...

Sanna Laukkanen; Sami Sarpola; Petri Hallikainen

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Residential energy-efficient lighting adoption survey  

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Artificial lighting has transformed how humans relate to the world, by improving productivity and making spaces habitable. The adoption of energy-efficient solid-state lighting, light emitting diodes (LED), ha...

Andrea L. Hicks; Thomas L. Theis

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Socio-technical Arrangements for mHealth: Extending the Mobile Device Use and Adoption Framework  

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This paper extends the mobile device adoption model by Sarker & Wells [1]. We extend this model from being focused on individuals, to discuss intra and extra organisational socio-technical arrangements that inter...

Tiwonge Davis Manda; Yamiko Msosa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Step 4. Select the Appropriate Code for Adoption | Building Energy Codes  

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4. Select the Appropriate Code for Adoption 4. Select the Appropriate Code for Adoption Description To achieve the economic, environmental, and social benefits offered by energy codes, a state or jurisdiction must select the energy code that is most appropriate for their locale. States and municipalities generally choose to either adopt a model energy code or standard or create a state-specific or local energy code. States or municipalities may also select to adopt "stretch codes"-those that go beyond the minimum requirements of an adopted energy code to achieve greater energy efficiency. In addition, states and local jurisdictions may choose to adopt policies that implement a green building rating system or policies that apply to specific structures, such as state-owned or -funded buildings.

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Determinants of the Relative Advantage of a Structured SDM During the Adoption Stage of Implementation  

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This research investigates a new theoretical model for examining the relationships between user perceptions during innovation adoption. We have taken several innovation-related variables and constructed a framework for assessing the ability of a technology ... Keywords: adoption, compatibility, diffusion, ease of use, innovation, relative advantage, user perceptions

Gary F. Templeton; Terry Anthony Byrd

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interactions with a Small Office Building: An Economic Analysis using DER-CAM  

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e.g. photovoltaic (PV) systems, batteries, and asynchronoushas full use of the PEVs’ batteries within the constraintsfor example to use the batteries for arbitrage on the

Momber, Ilan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interactions with a Small Office Building: An Economic Analysis using DER-CAM  

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Environmental Benefits of Electric Vehicles Integration onof using plug-in hybrid electric vehicle battery packs forN ATIONAL L ABORATORY Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interactions

Momber, Ilan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interactions with a Small Office Building: An Economic Analysis using DER-CAM  

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by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovationsby the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovationswith the Fraunhofer Institute For Systems and Innovations

Momber, Ilan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interactions with a Small Office Building: An Economic Analysis using DER-CAM  

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Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (Fraunhofer Institute For Systems and Innovations Research,Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovations Research,

Momber, Ilan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Cloud Adoption Toolkit: Supporting Cloud Adoption Decisions in the Enterprise  

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1 The Cloud Adoption Toolkit: Supporting Cloud Adoption Decisions in the Enterprise Ali Khajeh-Hosseini, David Greenwood, James W. Smith, Ian Sommerville Cloud Computing Co-laboratory, School of Computer Science University of St Andrews, UK {akh, dsg22, jws7, ifs}@cs.st-andrews.ac.uk Abstract Cloud computing

Sommerville, Ian

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Code of Ethics Adopted March 2007  

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Code of Ethics Adopted March 2007 Page 1 of 1 FACULTY CODE OF ETHICS* College of Business 1 of learning by their students. They hold before them the best scholarly and ethical standards of the State of Louisiana, faculty have the obligation to adhere to the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics

Selmic, Sandra

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EIS-0454: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement...  

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Statement EIS-0454: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement Tonopah Solar Energy Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project Notice of Adoption of the Tonopah Solar Energy...

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EIS-0487: Notice of EIS Adoption | Department of Energy  

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87: Notice of EIS Adoption EIS-0487: Notice of EIS Adoption Freeport LNG Liquefaction Project, Brazoria County, Texas The Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of DOE...

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adoptive cellular immunotherapy: Topics by E-print Network  

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adoption. In order to overcome these obstacles, we propose that organizations prepare strategies and guidelines for social media adoption and use. unknown authors 217 SMEs'...

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Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption Fact Sheet | Department of...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption Fact Sheet Accelerating Clean Energy Adoption Fact Sheet This fact sheet is an overview of the Department of Weatherization and Intergovernmental...

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Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies | Department of Energy  

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Market Transformation Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies Many private sector organizations-grocers, banks, tire and hardware...

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EIS-0488: Notice of Adoption of FERC Final Environmental Impact...  

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Adoption of FERC Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0488: Notice of Adoption of FERC Final Environmental Impact Statement Cameron Liquefaction Project, Cameron Parish,...

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EIS-0471: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement...  

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1: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0471: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility in Bonneville County,...

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EIS-0471: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

471: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0471: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility in Bonneville County,...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adoptive t-cell therapy Sample Search Results  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: adoptive t-cell therapy Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Computational Models of HIV-1 Resistance to...

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Irreversibilities and Indivisibilities of Renewable Energy Adoption Processes in a Monopolistic Market  

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In this chapter we present a conceptual model of adoption processes under the assumption that renewable energy is supplied in a monopolistic market. As anticipated in Chapter 4, our...

Prof. Dr. Roberta Capello…

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indivisibilities and Irreversibilities of Renewable Energy Adoption Processes: National Competition vs. Local Monopolistic Markets  

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In the previous chapter an adoption choice model for energy suppliers has been presented under the assumption of a national monopolistic energy production market. However, as witnessed by the analysis ... .4, the...

Prof. Dr. Roberta Capello…

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regulatory Considerations Associated with the Expanded Adoption of Distributed Solar  

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Increased adoption of distributed PV, and other forms of distributed generation, have the potential to affect utility-customer interactions, system costs recovery, and utility revenue streams. If a greater number of electricity customers choose to self-generate, demand for system power will decrease and utility fixed costs will have to be recovered over fewer kilowatt hours of sales. As such, regulators will need to determine the value and cost of additional distributed PV and determine the appropriate allocation of the costs and benefits among consumers. The potential for new business models to emerge also has implications for regulation and rate structures that ensure equitable solutions for all electricity grid users. This report examines regulatory tools and rate designs for addressing emerging issues with the expanded adoption of distributed PV and evaluates the potential effectiveness and viability of these options going forward. It offers the groundwork needed in order for regulators to explore mechanisms and ensure that utilities can collect sufficient revenues to provide reliable electric service, cover fixed costs, and balance cost equity among ratepayers -- while creating a value proposition for customers to adopt distributed PV.

Bird, L.; McLaren, J.; Heeter, J.; Linvill, C.; Shenot, J.; Sedano, R.; Migden-Ostrander, J.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assistance measures adopted Sample Search...  

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a potential adopter to differentiate between the merits... SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION THEORY: A Theory For Understanding Herding in Technology Adoption Decisions... adoption often occurs...

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Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies  

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Market Transformation Market Transformation Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies to someone by E-mail Share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on Facebook Tweet about Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on Twitter Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on Google Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on Delicious Rank Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on Digg Find More places to share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Early Adoption of Fuel Cell Technologies on AddThis.com... Early Adoption of Fuel Cells Early Market Applications for Fuel Cells

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An Assessment of Communication Technology Adoption in Texas Cooperatives  

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This study focuses on identifying communication technology adoption behaviors to provide educational benchmarks for Texas cooperatives. A survey was conducted with questions identifying a range of variables describing adoption behavior...

Murch, Matthew 1987-

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Alaska Gateway School District Adopts Combined Heat and Power...  

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Alaska Gateway School District Adopts Combined Heat and Power Alaska Gateway School District Adopts Combined Heat and Power May 7, 2013 - 12:00am Addthis In Tok, Alaska, the...

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What drives global ICT adoption? Analysis and research directions  

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Information and communication technology (ICT) adoption is increasing globally and offers unique opportunities for information systems (IS) and electronic commerce researchers to undertake research that will have an impact. The purpose of this article ... Keywords: Adoption, Behavioral explanations, Diffusion, Economic explanations, Global perspective, ICT, Policy issues, Technology adoption

David M. Weber; Robert J. Kauffman

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CSEM WP 128 Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes  

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of technology adoption and development. We focus on three major attributes of gas turbines - capacity, heat rateCSEM WP 128 Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbine Electricity Generators from Berkeley, California 94720-5180 www.ucei.org #12;Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbine

California at Berkeley. University of

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The determinants of home healthcare robots adoption: An empirical investigation  

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AbstractBackground Home healthcare robots promise to make clinical information available at the right place and time, thereby reducing error and increasing safety and quality. However, it has been frequently reported that more than 40% of previous information technology (IT) developments have failed or been abandoned due to the lack of understanding of the sociotechnical aspects of IT. Objective Previous home healthcare robots research has focused on technology development and clinical applications. There has been little discussion of associated social, technical and managerial issues that are arguably of equal importance for robot success. To fill this knowledge gap, this research aims to understand the determinants of home healthcare robots adoption from these aspects by applying technology acceptance theories. Methods We employed both qualitative and quantitative methods. The participants were recruited from home healthcare agencies located in the U.S. (n = 108), which included both patients and healthcare professionals. We collected data via a survey study to test a research model. Results The usage intention of home healthcare robots is a function of social influence, performance expectancy, trust, privacy concerns, ethical concerns and facilitating conditions. Among them, social influence is the strongest predictor. Monitoring vital signs and facilitating communication with family and medication reminders are the most preferable tasks and applications for robots. Conclusion Sociotechnical factors play a powerful role in explaining the adoption intention for home healthcare robots. The findings provide insights on how home healthcare service providers and robot designers may improve the success of robot technologies.

Ahmad Alaiad; Lina Zhou

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Job Creation as a Result of Adopting New Residential Building  

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Potential Job Creation as a Result of Adopting New Residential Building Potential Job Creation as a Result of Adopting New Residential Building Energy Codes The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) asked Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to research and ascertain whether jobs would be created in individual states based on their adoption of model building energy codes. The overall analysis found that transforming the U.S. housing stock through the adoption of more energy-efficient building energy codes could create hundreds of jobs in each of several states. The following reports discuss the analysis and results for four representative states. Minnesota Nevada Rhode Island Tennessee *Please note, these reports have been formatted to facilitate double-sided printing. Contacts Web Site Policies

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Technology Adoption and Commercialization Program (New Brunswick, Canada) |  

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Adoption and Commercialization Program (New Brunswick, Adoption and Commercialization Program (New Brunswick, Canada) Technology Adoption and Commercialization Program (New Brunswick, Canada) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Rural Electric Cooperative Schools Systems Integrator Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Maximum Rebate $15,000 (Canadian) Program Info State New Jersey Program Type Grant Program Loan Program Provider New Brunswick Economic Development The Technology Adoption and Commercialization Program (TAC) is intended to encourage the adoption of improved technologies and processes by offsetting

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ACE Learning Series - Adoption Toolkit | Building Energy Codes Program  

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ACE Learning Series - Adoption Toolkit ACE Learning Series - Adoption Toolkit This toolkit was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) for use by states, municipalities, energy code advocates, policymakers, stakeholders, and all other groups with a vested interest in energy code adoption. This toolkit provides information and resources to help guide adopting authorities through the adoption process and setting minimum requirements for new construction. This toolkit provides some insight into how the adoption process may influence the residential and commercial build communities. Publication Date: Saturday, September 1, 2012 AdoptionToolkit.pdf Document Details Document Number: PNNL-SA-89963 Prepared by: prepared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department

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Why adoption and use behavior of IT/IS cannot last?--two studies in China  

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It is often observed in China that the user acceptance of a new information technology starts satisfactorily well when it is strongly promoted or even enforced to be used, but declines sharply after the initial stage. Based on an extended model derived ... Keywords: Information technology acceptance, Post-adoption, Structural equation model, e-Government systems, e-Learning software

Nan Zhang; Xunhua Guo; Guoqing Chen

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Heat and Electricity Storage and Reliability on Microgrid  

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Effect of Heat and Electricity Storage and Reliability on Microgrid Effect of Heat and Electricity Storage and Reliability on Microgrid Viability: A Study of Commercial Buildings in California and New York States Title Effect of Heat and Electricity Storage and Reliability on Microgrid Viability: A Study of Commercial Buildings in California and New York States Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2009 Authors Stadler, Michael, Chris Marnay, Afzal S. Siddiqui, Judy Lai, Brian Coffey, and Hirohisa Aki Pagination 106 Date Published 03/2006 Publisher LBNL City Berkeley Keywords consortium for electric reliability technology solutions (certs), energy analysis and environmental impacts department Abstract Berkeley Lab has for several years been developing methods for selection of optimal microgrid systems, especially for commercial building applications, and applying these methods in the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). This project began with 3 major goals:

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Thermal Energy Storage for Electricity Peak- Thermal Energy Storage for Electricity Peak- demand Mitigation: A Solution in Developing and Developed World Alike Nicholas DeForest 1 , Gonçalo Mendes 1,2 , Michael Stadler 1,3 , Wei Feng 1 , Judy Lai 1 , and Chris Marnay 1 1 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, One Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA 2. Instituto Superior Técnico - MIT Portugal Av. Prof. Cavaco Silva, Campus IST TagusPark, Porto Salvo, CP 2744-016, Portugal 3. Center for Energy and innovative Technologies, Austria Environmental Energy Technologies Division Presented at ECEEE 2013 Summer Study 3-8 June 2013, Belambra Les Criques, France http://microgrid.lbl.gov The Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) has

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Lighting Development, Adoption, and Compliance Guide BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM I  

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Lighting Development, Adoption, and Compliance Guide BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM I Lighting Development, Adoption, and Compliance Guide BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM I Lighting BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Development, Adoption, and Compliance Guide Lighting BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM September 2012 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 | PNNL-SA-90653 Development, Adoption, and Compliance Guide 3.3 Exterior Lighting Controls ...........................................................................24 3.3.1 Dusk to Dawn Controls ...............................................................................25 3.3.2 Lighting Power Reduction Controls ........................................................25 3.3.3 Parking Garage Controls ............................................................................26

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Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers AgencyCompany Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Geothermal...

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Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector.  

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??This dissertation analyzes the energy consumption behavior of residential adopters of solar photovoltaic systems (solar-PV). Based on large data sets from the San Diego region… (more)

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Top Management Involvement in the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Projects  

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Adoption: The Case of Energy- Efficiency Audits. Resource695. Expert Group on Energy Efficiency. 2007. Realizing theDiscount Rates and Energy Efficiency. Contemporary Economic

Blass, Vered; Corbett, Charles J.; Delmas, Magali A; Muthulingam, Suresh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

A technology roadmap for RFID adoption in supply chains  

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) brings a second source of information to enterprise management and adds to information conventionally shared among the various units within, and beyond an organisation's boundary. Fieldwork and case studies reveal the attitudes of organisations toward the sharing of information and the new technology. We propose a technology roadmap to prescribe the technological development necessary to support RFID adoption in supply chains as a three-phase adoption process. The advantages and issues of each phase of adoption are addressed. An analysis provides insight into the crucial factors that must be addressed to realise the benefits of RFID adoption.

Waiman Cheung; Sung-Chi Chu; Timon C. Du

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Adopting LED Technology: What Federal Facility Managers Need to Know  

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This document describes the presentation slides for the "Adopting LED Technology: What Federal Facility Managers Need to Know" webinar that took place on September 11, 2014.

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Modeling of customer adoption of distributed energy resources  

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manufacturer manufacturer manufacturer Bergey WindpowerBergey Windpower Jeff Oldman, Real Goods Jeff Oldman, Realmanufacturer Bergey Windpower Bergey Windpower Jeff Oldman,

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Analytical Modeling Linking the FASTSim and ADOPT Software Tools  

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2013 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

102

Influence of Regional Development Policies and Clean Technology Adoption on Future Air Pollution Exposure  

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development policies and clean technology adoption on futuredevelopment policies and clean technology adoption on futuredevelopment policies and clean technology adoption on future

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

E-Print Network 3.0 - adoption Sample Search Results  

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A Theory For Understanding Herding in Technology Summary: SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION THEORY: A Theory For Understanding Herding in Technology Adoption Decisions... adoption often occurs...

104

Internet Protocol Adoption: Learning from Bitcoin Position Paper  

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This position paper discusses two related questions: 1. Using the framework of network economics, what are success factors behind the adoption of Bitcoin (a cryptographic curreny), and can we copy them for other protocols? 2. Can we design more successful protocols if we have inband payment mechanisms to internalize the externalities that emerge during adoption and in steady state? 1.

Rainer Böhme; Westfälische Wilhelms-universität Münster

105

AIR QUALITY IMPACTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE ADOPTION IN TEXAS  

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improving regional air quality, increasing energy security, and taking advantage of inexpensive solar power 2008) and improve air quality (Sioshansi and Denholm 2009, Thompson et al. 2009). Even as many adoptAIR QUALITY IMPACTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE ADOPTION IN TEXAS Brice G. Nichols Associate Planner Puget

Kockelman, Kara M.

106

Examining the influence of cultural values on the post-adoptive use of knowledge management systems  

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This research-in-progress examines culture's consequences on routine knowledge sharing behavior. It employs two complementary cross-cultural theories to develop an integrative model of culture and habitual system use in the context of knowledge management. ... Keywords: culture, habit, knowledge management, post-adoption, theory of IT-culture conflict, theory of basic human values

Stefan Tams; Jason Thatcher; Mark Srite

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Exploring Marketing Orientation Influences on Internet Adoption in the U.S. Lumber Industry  

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Exploring Marketing Orientation Influences on Internet Adoption in the U.S. Lumber Industry Kofi. Specifically, we focus on the question "Does a high marketing orientation have a positive effect and tested a model that examines the mediating influence of marketing orientation across a number

Wu, Qinglin

108

1 THE LIGHT-DUTY-VEHICLE FLEET'S EVOLUTION: 2 ANTICIPATING PHEV ADOPTION AND GREENHOUSE GAS  

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1 THE LIGHT-DUTY-VEHICLE FLEET'S EVOLUTION: 2 ANTICIPATING PHEV ADOPTION AND GREENHOUSE GAS 3 patterns ­ and associated petroleum use 33 and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ­ can change under different microsimulation, travel behavior modeling, greenhouse gas emissions60 INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION61 Per

Kockelman, Kara M.

109

EIS-0490: Final Environmental Impact Statement (Adopted) | Department of  

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

EIS-0490: Final Environmental Impact Statement (Adopted) EIS-0490: Final Environmental Impact Statement (Adopted) EIS-0490: Final Environmental Impact Statement (Adopted) Boulder City/U.S. 93 Corridor Transportation Improvements, Boulder County, NV The Federal Highway Administration and the Nevada Department of Transportation prepared an EIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed Boulder City/U.S. 93 Bypass Project in Boulder County, Nevada. DOE's Western Area Power Administration, a cooperating agency, adopted the Final EIS and issued a Record of Decision to modify Western's transmission system and facilities to accommodate the construction of the project. The project website is http://www.nevadadot.com/Micro-Sites/BoulderCityBypass/The_Boulder_City_Bypass.aspx EIS-0490-Adopted-Volume1.pdf

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EIS-0448: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement |  

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Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0448: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement First Solar Desert Sunlight Solar Farm Project Notice of Adoption by the Department of Energy from the Environmental Protection Agency: First Solar Desert Sunlight Solar Farm (DSSF) Project, proposes to develop a 550-megawatt photovoltaic solar project and proposes to facilitate the construction and operation of the Red Bluff Substation, California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, Riverside County, California. Notice of Adoption First Solar Desert Sunlight Solar Farm (DSSF) Project, DOE/EIS-0448 (June 2011 - 76 FR 37111) More Documents & Publications EIS-0425: EPA Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement

111

Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under Imperfect  

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Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under Imperfect Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under Imperfect Compliance Jump to: navigation, search Name Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under Imperfect Compliance Agency/Company /Organization Resources for the Future Sector Energy Topics Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type Publications Website http://www.rff.org/RFF/Documen References Taxes, Permits, and the Adoption of Abatement Technology under Imperfect Compliance[1] Abstract "This paper analyzes the effects of the choice between price-based and quantity-based emissions regulations on compliance incentives and social welfare in the presence of incomplete enforcement and technology adoption. We show that if the regulator does not adjust the level of the policies in

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EIS-0476: Notice of Adoption of Final Environmental Impact Statement |  

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76: Notice of Adoption of Final Environmental Impact 76: Notice of Adoption of Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0476: Notice of Adoption of Final Environmental Impact Statement Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4, Issuance of a Loan Guarantee to Support Funding for Construction, Burke County, GA The Department of Energy has adopted the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's FEIS 20080322 filed 08/15/2008 and FSEIS 20110088 filed 03/18/2011. DOE was not a Cooperating Agency on the above FEIS and FSEIS. Under Section 1506.3(b) of the CEQ Regulations, the FEIS must be recirculated for a 30-day Wait Period. Review Period Ends: 03/19/2012. EIS-0476-FEIS_Adoption-2012.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0370: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0337: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact

113

A Total Cost of Ownership Model for Low Temperature PEM Fuel Cells in Combined Heat and Power and Backup Power Applications  

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A total cost of ownership model is described for low temperature proton exchange membrane stationary fuel cell systems for combined heat and power (CHP) applications from 1-250kW and backup power applications from 1-50kW. System designs and functional specifications for these two applications were developed across the range of system power levels. Bottom-up cost estimates were made for balance of plant costs, and detailed direct cost estimates for key fuel cell stack components were derived using design-for-manufacturing-and-assembly techniques. The development of high throughput, automated processes achieving high yield are projected to reduce the cost for fuel cell stacks to the $300/kW level at an annual production volume of 100 MW. Several promising combinations of building types and geographical location in the U.S. were identified for installation of fuel cell CHP systems based on the LBNL modelling tool DER CAM. Life-cycle modelling and externality assessment were done for hotels and hospitals. Reduced electricity demand charges, heating credits and carbon credits can reduce the effective cost of electricity ($/kWhe) by 26-44percent in locations such as Minneapolis, where high carbon intensity electricity from the grid is displaces by a fuel cell system operating on reformate fuel. This project extends the scope of existing cost studies to include externalities and ancillary financial benefits and thus provides a more comprehensive picture of fuel cell system benefits, consistent with a policy and incentive environment that increasingly values these ancillary benefits. The project provides a critical, new modelling capacity and should aid a broad range of policy makers in assessing the integrated costs and benefits of fuel cell systems versus other distributed generation technologies.

University of California, Berkeley; Wei, Max; Lipman, Timothy; Mayyas, Ahmad; Chien, Joshua; Chan, Shuk Han; Gosselin, David; Breunig, Hanna; Stadler, Michael; McKone, Thomas; Beattie, Paul; Chong, Patricia; Colella, Whitney; James, Brian

2014-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

114

The factors associating the adoption of cloud computing: an enhancement of the healthcare ecosystem in Malaysia  

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The global healthcare industry is continuing to grow, and it is important to realise that healthcare providers will have to continue to invest in IT-based systems to improve overall operations and cross system communications. The study focuses on the relationships between healthcare providers, IT resources and health insurance providers in determining the adoption of cloud computing. The results obtained as result of this study shows that IT resources significantly influence healthcare providers and health insurance providers. The efficiency and clinical services can be improvised with the adoption of the cloud. The findings of this study are presented with reliability analysis, descriptive, factor loading, regression and correlations for IT capability in healthcare services, structural equation modelling is used to determining the overall model fit. Structural equation modelling (SEM) using AMOS 20.0 is used for model fit testing and SPSS 20.0 is used for analysing the descriptive statistics, hypothesis and assumptions for SEM.

Kalai Anand Ratnam; P.D.D. Dominic

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Organization Culture Dimensions as Antecedents of Internet Technology Adoption  

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In recent years, growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web has had an impact on the way local, state, and national governments work. In this research, we examine the factors that influence adoption of Inte...

Subhasish Dasgupta; Babita Gupta

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Textbook Adoption Application Guide Entering the Application ..................................................................................... 2  

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allows you to search for your assigned course(s) by: Term, Location, Academic Department, Course NumberTextbook Adoption Application Guide Entering the Application ............................................................................................................ 3 Search with Academic Criteria

Sura, Philip

117

Three: Should California Adopt an Earned Income Tax Credit?  

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ADOPT AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT? Kirk J. Stark, Professorfederal earned income tax credit (EITC) in the past threeits own earned income tax credit. In the past few years,

Stark, Kirk J

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Energy prices and the adoption of energy-saving technology  

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This paper investigates the link between factor prices, technology and factor demands. I estimate the effect of price-induced technology adoption on energy demand in the U.S. manufacturing sector, using plant data from the ...

Linn, Joshua

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Electronic Discovery and the Adoption of Information Technology  

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After firms adopt electronic information and communication technologies, their decision-making leaves a trail of electronic information that may be more extensive and accessible than a paper trail. We ask how the expected ...

Tucker, Catherine Elizabeth

120

Industrial training methods adopted in undergraduate programmes in Sri Lanka  

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Industrial training methods adopted in Sri Lankan universities can be classified as structured, problem-oriented and informal. They have evolved not through conscious planning but because of increasing difficu...

Don U. A. Galagedera

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Discretionary Adoption of Group Support Software: Lessons from Calendar Applications  

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, and organizational intranets have made computer- mediated collaboration possible for many people, adoption of collaboration technologies in business environments still presents challenges and is often slower or less widespread than anticipated. Technologies focused on supporting groups fall between strictly single

Narasayya, Vivek

122

Adoption of Energy Efficient Technologies from a Demand Side Management Perspective: Taxonomy of Adoption Drivers, Barriers and Policy Tools  

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Energy efficiency is considered an alternative to building a power plant. However products and services enabling these efficiencies sometimes hit bottlenecks in adoption. This chapter reviews this important is...

Ibrahim Iskin…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Department of Energy Adopts Rules to Protect Consumer Privacy | Department  

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

Department of Energy Adopts Rules to Protect Consumer Privacy Department of Energy Adopts Rules to Protect Consumer Privacy Department of Energy Adopts Rules to Protect Consumer Privacy March 15, 2010 - 4:17pm Addthis The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables states to provide financial assistance to qualifying consumers who want to improve the energy-efficiency of their homes. In response to concerns about the potential disclosure by the States of personal information they collect from WAP applicants, the Department has issued an interim final rule that requires states to apply the standards of the Freedom of Information Act that protect the privacy of potentially sensitive personal information. These protections will ensure a consistent and balanced approach towards the twin goals of consumer privacy and government transparency. The entire

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EA-1890: Final Environmental Assessment (Adopted) | Department of Energy  

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Final Environmental Assessment (Adopted) Final Environmental Assessment (Adopted) EA-1890: Final Environmental Assessment (Adopted) Hydropower License, Reedsport OPT Wave Park Project-FERC Project No. 12713-002 On February 1, 2010, Reedsport OPT Wave Park, LLC (OPT) filed an application for an original license to construct and operate the Reedsport OPT Wave Park Project (Reedsport Project or project). The 1.5-megawatt (MW) project would include 10 wave energy conversion devices moored in Oregon State territorial waters about 2.5 nautical miles off the coast near Reedsport, in Douglas County, Oregon. The onshore portion of the project, also located in Douglas County, would occupy about 5 acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (Forest Service). The project would generate an average of about 4,140

125

The role of technology readiness in consumers' adoption of mobile internet services between South Korea and China  

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This study built a causal model using the technology readiness and acceptance model TRAM to identify the factors influencing the adoption of mobile internet services in South Korea and China. In order to compare South Korea and China, a survey was conducted ...

Jong Chul Oh; Sung Joon Yoon; Namho Chung

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (Japanese translation)  

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hospital hotel retail fuel comsumption(TJ/a) Do-Nothingretail fuel reduction from carbon comsumption(TJ/a) Do-

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (English Version)  

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5000 m 2 Buildings Fuel Comsumption(TJ/a) Do-Nothing SportsDER Capital Costs Fuel from Comsumption(TJ/a) Do-Nothing Do-

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

The potential for distributed generation in Japanese prototype buildings: A DER-CAM analysis of policy, tariff design, building energy use, and technology development (English Version)  

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Distributed Generation in Japanese Prototype Buildings: English Version On-site absorption cooling On-site heating On-site generatorsDistributed Generation in Japanese Prototype Buildings: English Version On-site direct absorption cooling On-site heating On-site generatorDistributed Generation in Japanese Prototype Buildings: English Version Macrogrid On-site heating fuel consumption (tJ/a) carbon (t/a) On-site generators

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Systematic review Systematic review of organizational motivations for adopting  

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Staples a,b,*, Mahmood Niazi c a National ICT Australia, Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, NSW 1430, especially Small and Medium Enter- prises (SMEs). As part of a larger project about the adop- tion of CMMI by SMEs, we have previously reported on a study of why SMEs do not adopt CMMI [23]. To comple- ment

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Operating Procedures University Curriculum Committee Adopted April 20, 2001  

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Operating Procedures ­ University Curriculum Committee Adopted April 20, 2001 Rev. November 1, 2013 by its own authority review, modify, delete, augment, and amend the procedures set forth in the Curriculum Policies and Procedures Manual. Changes and the effective dates for changes shall be publicized

131

Opportunities and Obstacles in the Adoption of mHealth  

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#12;C Opportunities and Obstacles in the Adoption of mHealth By Mehran Mehregany, MS, Ph to this technology approach as mHealth, though it also is called wireless health and uHealth (ubiquitous health). mHealth--for health services and information.1,2 An important but subtle point is that not all mHealth solutions

Rollins, Andrew M.

132

Understanding Digital Library Adoption: A Use Diffusion Approach  

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be motivated by the thought of potential harvest gains to be the first farmer in the region to try out a new@colorado.edu Manuel Gerardo Saldivar Institute of Cognitive Science School of Education University of Colorado Boulder digital libraries, the need for automatic methods capable of characterizing adoption and use has grown. We

Bradley, Elizabeth

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activities resolution adopted Sample Search...  

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asks the company to adopt an 11-point code... , 2004) Resolution: Adopt Code of Conduct for China operations. ACIR Recommendation: The Committee... ) Resolution: The...

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees  

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Home BNL Home Home BNL Home BNL: Departments | Science | ESS&H | Newsroom | Administration | Visitors | Directory search Go Find People BERA Home BVA Home Site Details AAP Home About Us Donations Fundraisers Supporters BNL Active Duty Adopted Units Morale & Welfare Seasonal Projects Taps Other Information Can't View PDFs? BVA / Adopt-A-Platoon Team There are approximately 34 Soldiers in our US Army Platoon including 3 females and they are deployed from Ohio to Afghanistan until sometime in April 2014. Some background information on them and requested items. We always need supplies to send. In addition, we are always in need of funds for postage. Please send your monetary donations to: Brookhaven Veterans Association or BVA, in memo put "support troops", POB 671, Upton, NY 11973

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ADOPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT and FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT;  

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ADOPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT and FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT; ADOPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT and FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT; DETERMINATION OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT DOE/EA-1868: MANHATTAN PROJECT SITES Los Alamos, New Mexico; Hanford, Washington; Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Dayton, Ohio BACKGROUND: 'The National Park Service (NPS) issued an Environmental Assessment (September 2010) in consultation with DOE for a proposed action of recommending that Congress authorize an innovative Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The Park Service selected an alternative for the proposed park that includes publicly and privately owned facilities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and the Hanford, Washington area. 'The boundaries of the national historical park would be defined by enabling legislation and refined by the general management planning

136

Determinants of deposit-insurance adoption and design  

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This paper identifies factors that influence decisions about a country's financial safety net, using a comprehensive data set covering 180 countries during the 1960–2003 period. Our analysis focuses on how private interest-group pressures, outside influences, and political-institutional factors affect deposit-insurance adoption and design. Controlling for macroeconomic shocks, quality of bank regulations, and institutional development, we find that both private and public interests, as well as outside pressure to emulate developed-country regulatory schemes, can explain the timing of adoption decisions and the rigor of loss-control arrangements. Controlling for other factors, political systems that facilitate intersectoral power sharing dispose a country toward design features that accommodate risk-shifting by banks.

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt; Edward J. Kane; Luc Laeven

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Vers une adoption de la France ? Hugh Clout1  

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sur la nécessité d'acquérir une connaissance des langues étrangères, de Cole Harris sur l sont vraiment intéressants. Au contraire, il y a un petit article de la plume de William Mead, publié en 1963 et intitulé « The adoption of other lands », qui me semble plein de bon sens. Mead était, et

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Coordinated EV Adoption: Double-Digit Reductions in Emissions and Fuel Use for $40/Vehicle-Year  

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The Eastern Interconnection comprises six regions, each of which are modeled separately in this study: Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC), Southeast Electric Reliability Council (SERC), Reliability First Corporation (RFC), Southwest Power Pool (SPP), and United States portions of Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) and Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC). ... The linking of CV fuel efficiency standards with EV adoption rates does provide flexibility in meeting the standard and may also support development and adoption of EV technologies. ... using COPERT software: 167112 TJ of fossil fuel energy, 12213 kton of CO2 emission and 141 kton of CO, 20 kton of HC, 46 kton of NOx and 3 kton of PM. ...

Dong Gu Choi; Frank Kreikebaum; Valerie M. Thomas; Deepak Divan

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

139

Productivity analysis and technology adoption for livestock in Tanzania  

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PRODUCTIVITY Al ALYSIS AND TECNNOLOGY ADOPTION FOR LIVESTOCK IN TANZANIA A Thesis by JAI"UES 1~V&iBUGU NJUKIA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for rhe degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 1977 Major Subject: Agricultural Economics PRODUCTIVI1Y ANALYSIS AND TECNNOLOGY ADOPTIOiN FOR LIVESTOCK IiN TANZANIA A Thesis by JAMES WAMBVGU NJDKIA Approved as to style snd content by: @) ~ (1 ead of Department) (Member...

Njukia, James Wambugu

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0210: Tampa Electric Company-Polk Power Station (Adopted)  

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepared this statement to fulfill its National Environmental Policy Act requirements with respect to the potential issuance of a permit to the Tampa Electric Company under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for the 1,150-MW Polk Power Station, a new pollutant source. The U.S. Department of Energy served as a cooperating agency in the development of this document due to its potential role to provide cost-shared financial assistance for a 260-MW Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle unit at the Power Station under its Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Project, and adopted the document by August 1994.

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141

The adoption of cogeneration in the Japanese manufacturing sector: technological, economic and institutional determinants  

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Combined heat and power (CHP) has been identified by the Second and Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a powerful carbon abating technology. In this paper, we review trends and overall changes in power generation technologies insofar as these affect industrial CHP in Japan; we also propose an empirical model for the analysis of CHP adoption based on time series cross-sectional (panel) data. This is followed by a discussion on current energy policy targets towards CHP and the changes in steam capacity (process heat) that have occurred during the period 1985-1998. Site information on 1500 CHP sites was gathered and combined with industrial statistics for a 14 year span during which Japanese power markets underwent deregulation. Based on the panel regression, we found that an increase in the probabilities of installing new CHP will be linked with a unit increase in purchased power, industrial production and consumption of self-generated power, while a unit increase in non-CHP boiler steam capacity will decrease the probability of adding CHP for the 7 industries. The fixed effects model showed that CHP faces increasing returns to scale over the period 1985-1998. Empirical work on CHP on cross sectional studies carried elsewhere confirms some of our findings. Additionally, it is found that adoptions of CHP are linked to the small to medium size industrial plants since the latter account for the mass of steam capacity retired.

David Bonilla; Atsushi Akisawa; Takao Kashiwagi

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

The adoption of sustainable remediation behaviour in the US and UK: A cross country comparison and determinant analysis  

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Abstract The sustainable remediation concept, aimed at maximizing the net environmental, social, and economic benefits in contaminated site remediation, is being increasingly recognized by industry, governments, and academia. However, there is limited understanding of actual sustainable behaviour being adopted and the determinants of such sustainable behaviour. The present study identified 27 sustainable practices in remediation. An online questionnaire survey was used to rank and compare them in the US (n = 112) and the UK (n = 54). The study also rated ten promoting factors, nine barriers, and 17 types of stakeholders' influences. Subsequently, factor analysis and general linear models were used to determine the effects of internal characteristics (i.e. country, organizational characteristics, professional role, personal experience and belief) and external forces (i.e. promoting factors, barriers, and stakeholder influences). It was found that US and UK practitioners adopted many sustainable practices to similar extents. Both US and UK practitioners perceived the most effectively adopted sustainable practices to be reducing the risk to site workers, protecting groundwater and surface water, and reducing the risk to the local community. Comparing the two countries, we found that the US adopted innovative in-situ remediation more effectively; while the UK adopted reuse, recycling, and minimizing material usage more effectively. As for the overall determinants of sustainable remediation, the country of origin was found not to be a significant determinant. Instead, organizational policy was found to be the most important internal characteristic. It had a significant positive effect on reducing distant environmental impact, sustainable resource usage, and reducing remediation cost and time (p < 0.01). Customer competitive pressure was found to be the most extensively significant external force. In comparison, perceived stakeholder influence, especially that of primary stakeholders (site owner, regulator, and primary consultant), did not appear to have as extensive a correlation with the adoption of sustainability as one would expect.

Deyi Hou; Abir Al-Tabbaa; Peter Guthrie

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Awards $12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy...  

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DOE Awards 12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the Rooftop Solar Challenge DOE Awards 12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the Rooftop Solar...

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Effects of a carbon tax on combined heat and power adoption by a microgrid  

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of a Carbon Tax on Combined Heat and Power Adoption by aof a Carbon Tax on Combined Heat and Power Adoption by ainvolving combined heat and power (CHP). The expectation

Marnay, Chris; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Siddidqui, Afzal S.; Stadler, Michael

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Assessing the moderating effect of gender differences and individualism-collectivism at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce technology: TAM3 perspective  

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Abstract This study investigates the adoption of mobile commerce in Jordan. Based on TAM3 theory, the study proposes a theoretical framework, and then examines its perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use to explain the individual’s adoption intentions toward mobile commerce. This study also investigates the moderation role of gender difference and individualism-collectivism measured at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce. Data were collected from a 14 private Jordanian universities using a paper-based questionnaire. The analysis involves 425 valid data sets. The empirical findings conclude that perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use are important factors in explaining the individual’s intention to adopt mobile commerce. The findings also demonstrate the impact of self-efficacy and perceptions of external control determinants on the perceptions of ease of use and the impact of image and output quality determinants on the perceptions of usefulness. The results reveal that the moderation role of individualism-collectivism at individual-level values on the adoption of mobile commerce is significant. But the gender does not have any moderation effect on the adoption process. This model explained 41% of the variance in intention to adopt mobile commerce. Implications and recommendations for research and practice are presented and discussed.

Khaled M.S. Faqih; Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Pathways to Technology Transfer and Adoption: Achievements and Challenges (Mini-Tutorial)  

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Pathways to Technology Transfer and Adoption: Achievements and Challenges (Mini-Tutorial) Dongmei. There are some common challenges faced when pursuing technology transfer and adoption while particular challenges transfer and adoption. This mini-tutorial presents achievements and challenges of technology transfer

Xie, Tao

147

Electronic Commerce Technologies Adoption by SMEs: A Conceptual Study Journal: Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2008  

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Electronic Commerce Technologies Adoption by SMEs: A Conceptual Study Journal: Australasian Keywords: Electronic commerce, SMEs, Adoption Abstract: The use of Electronic Commerce (EC) technologies for the phenomenon of EC technologies adoption by SMEs. This paper therefore develops a theoretical framework of EC

Kurnia, Sherah

148

Market reaction to application service provider (ASP) adoption: An empirical investigation  

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We examined the impact of ASP adoption on the market value of the firms and explored contextual factors in the positive abnormal returns. We employed event study methodology to analyze 268 ASP adoption announcements from 1998 to 2007. The results indicated ... Keywords: Announcement, Application service provider (ASP) adoption, Event study, Market value

Bong-Keun Jeong; Antonis C. Stylianou

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Adoption of energy-efficiency measures in SMEs An empirical analysis based on energy audit data  

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Adoption of energy-efficiency measures in SMEs ­ An empirical analysis based on energy audit data;Abstract This paper empiricallyinvestigates the factors driving the adoption of energy-efficiency measures bysubjective and objective proxies, appear to impede the adoption of energy-efficient measures, even

Boyer, Edmond

150

Adoption of energy-efficiency measures in SMEs—An empirical analysis based on energy audit data from Germany  

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This paper empirically investigates factors driving the adoption of energy-efficiency measures by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Our analyses are based on cross-sectional data from \\{SMEs\\} which participated in a German energy audit program between 2008 and 2010. In general, our findings appear robust to alternative model specifications and are consistent with the theoretical and still scarce empirical literature on barriers to energy-efficiency in SMEs. More specifically, high investment costs, which are captured by subjective and objective proxies, appear to impede the adoption of energy-efficiency measures, even if these measures are deemed profitable. Similarly, we find that lack of capital slows the adoption of energy-efficiency measures, primarily for larger investments. Hence, investment subsidies or soft loans (for larger investments) may help accelerating the diffusion of energy-efficiency measures in SMEs. Other barriers were not found to be statistically significant. Finally, our findings provide evidence that the quality of energy audits affects the adoption of energy-efficiency measures. Hence, effective regulation should involve quality standards for energy audits, templates for audit reports or mandatory monitoring of energy audits.

Tobias Fleiter; Joachim Schleich; Ployplearn Ravivanpong

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

U.S. Department of Energy Adoption of Environmental Assessment  

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Adoption of Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-NM-P020-11-1414 Double Eagle Water System (DOE/EA-1905) October 2011 United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-NM- P020-114414 Double Eagle Water System U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Pecos District Carlsbad Field Office 620 E Greene Street Carlsbad, NM 88220 Phone: (575) 887-6544 FAX: (575) 885-9264 'C'; I : ii, I I TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Purpose and Need for Action 1 1.1. Background 1 1.2. Purpose and Need for Action 1 1.3. Decision to be Made 1 1.4. Conformance with Applicable Land Use Plan(s) 1 1.5. Scoping, Public Involvement, and Issues 2 2. Proposed Action and Alternative(s) 3 2.1. Alternative A: No Action 3 2.2. Alternative B: Build Alternative B100 3 2.3. Alternative C: Build Alternative C (Proposed Action) 3 2.4. Design

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U.S. Department of Energy Adoption of Environmental Assessment  

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Adoption of Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-NM-P020-11-1414 Double Eagle Water System (DOE/EA-1905) October 2011 United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-NM- P020-114414 Double Eagle Water System U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Pecos District Carlsbad Field Office 620 E Greene Street Carlsbad, NM 88220 Phone: (575) 887-6544 FAX: (575) 885-9264 'C'; I : ii, I I TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Purpose and Need for Action 1 1.1. Background 1 1.2. Purpose and Need for Action 1 1.3. Decision to be Made 1 1.4. Conformance with Applicable Land Use Plan(s) 1 1.5. Scoping, Public Involvement, and Issues 2 2. Proposed Action and Alternative(s) 3 2.1. Alternative A: No Action 3 2.2. Alternative B: Build Alternative B100 3 2.3. Alternative C: Build Alternative C (Proposed Action) 3

153

Incentives for early adoption of carbon capture technology  

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Abstract We analyze a policy proposal for regulating the next generation of baseload electricity generation facilities in the United States. The cornerstone of this regulation is a (hypothetical) EPA mandate for an emission standard of 80 kg of CO2 per \\{MWh\\} of electricity generated. The mandate would go into effect at the end of 2027 for all power generating facilities that come into operation after 2017. Fossil-fuel power plants could meet the standard by capturing between 80 and 90% of their current CO2 emissions. While the initial cost of complying with this standard is relatively high for first-of-a-kind facilities, learning effects are projected to reduce this cost substantially by the end of 2027, provided new facilities consistently adopt carbon capture technology in the intervening years. We identify a combination of investment- and production tax credits that provide the required incentives for new facilities to be willing to comply with the standard ahead of the mandate. Due to the anticipated learning effects, the incremental cost associated with the stricter emission limit is projected to about 1.2 ¢ per kWh of electricity in the long run.

Stephen Comello; Stefan Reichelstein

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

A New Model to Study ICT Adoption in Connection with Physical Activity – The TAMPA-Model  

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Physical inactivity is one of the leading risks for mortality worldwide. One of future main drivers for physical activity could be information and communication technology (ICT) gadgets and services that suppo...

Eija Koskivaara; Raija Laukkanen; Olli J. Heinonen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

An Analysis of Building Energy Code Statewide Adoption Rates by Local  

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An Analysis of Building Energy Code Statewide Adoption Rates by Local An Analysis of Building Energy Code Statewide Adoption Rates by Local Jurisdiction The purpose of this study is to quantify the energy code adoption rate by local jurisdictions from a sample set of 21 states. Some of the states within this sample have statewide energy codes, while others do not. Using construction starts and weighting results by localities that have or have not adopted energy codes, the findings can suggest a means of identifying which states have "effectively" adopted state-wide codes through local adoption and enforcement. Publication Date: Monday, December 31, 2012 BEC_Statewide_Adoption.pdf Document Details Last Name: Cort Initials: KA Affiliation: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Document Number: PNNL-21963 Prepared by:

156

On-Site Generation Simulation with EnergyPlus for CommercialBuildings  

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Building energy simulation software (e.g., EnergyPlus) is apowerful tool used widely by designers and researchers. However, currentsoftware is limited in modeling distributed generation (DG), including DGwith heat recovery applied to building end-use, i.e., combined heat andpower (CHP). Concurrently, DG investment and dispatch optimizationsoftware has been developed, yet has not been linked to a building energysimulation program for accurate assessment of DG designs, particularlyunder uncertainty in future end-use loads and equipment availability. CHPis a proven approach to cost effective reductions in primary fuelconsumption and CO2 emissions. Integrating DG system design and controlsinto building energy simulation is an important step towards popular DGacceptance. We propose to extend the existing building energy simulationprogram, EnergyPlus (E+), to enable the simulation of various DG modulesand associated control strategies in order to achieve more accurate andholistic analysis of DG technologies. Extension of EnergyPlus isconveniently facilitated by SPARK, a program capable of modeling buildingequipment and controls as individual modules. These modules can beautomatically integrated with EnergyPlus building models. Candidate DGsystems can be selected from the DG investment optimization program,Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). Thedispatch of the modeled DG system can be determined by a novel dispatchoptimization algorithm, the Energy Manager, that accounts for uncertaintyin future load and DG availability, as well as curtailment options. DGequipment and controls can modeled in SPARK and integrated intoEnergyPlus building models. The way to this holistic approach will bedescribed in this paper.

Stadler, Michael; Firestone, Ryan; Curtil, Dimitri; Marnay, Chris

2006-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0470: EPA Notice of Adoption of the Final Environmental Impact...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

EIS-0470: EPA Notice of Adoption of the Final Environmental Impact Statement Cape Wind Energy Project in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts The Environmental Protection Agency's...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adoptive cancer immunotherapy Sample Search...  

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cancer immunotherapy Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: adoptive cancer immunotherapy Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 *Corresponding...

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EIS-0470: EPA Notice of Adoption of the Final Environmental Impact...  

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in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts The Environmental Protection Agency's Notice, dated December 26, 2012, of DOE's adoption of the U.S. Department of the Interior's final EIS...

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Estimating Energy Efficiency Technology Adoption Curve Elasticity with Respect to Government and Utility Deployment Program Indicators  

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Energy Efficiency Technology Adoption Curve Elasticity withEnvironmental Energy Technologies Division Ernest OrlandoEnergy, Building Technologies Office under Contract no. DE-

Van Buskirk, Robert

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Profiling adopters of Bt cotton in China by gender, farm size, education and communication.  

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??Bt cotton has been commercialized in China for 13 years. This study sets out to examine the pattern of Chinese farmers' adoption of Bt cotton,… (more)

Qu, Shuyang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ___________________  

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name, Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 #12;

Harms, Kyle E.

163

E-Print Network 3.0 - adoptively transferred indium-111 Sample...  

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Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 77 THE APPLICABILITY OF NETWORK EFFECT THEORY TO LOW-COST ADOPTION DECISIONS: AN INVESTIGATION OF Summary: THE APPLICABILITY OF...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - all-hazards network adopted Sample Search...  

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Management and Restoration Technologies 8 THE APPLICABILITY OF NETWORK EFFECT THEORY TO LOW-COST ADOPTION DECISIONS: AN INVESTIGATION OF Summary: THE APPLICABILITY OF...

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Information programs for technology adoption: the case of energy-efficiency audits  

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We analyze technology adoption decisions of manufacturing plants in response to government-sponsored energy audits. Overall, plants adopt about half of the recommended energy-efficiency projects. Using fixed effects logit estimation, we find that adoption rates are higher for projects with shorter paybacks, lower costs, greater annual savings, higher energy prices, and greater energy conservation. Plants are 40% more responsive to initial costs than annual savings, suggesting that subsidies may be more effective at promoting energy-efficient technologies than energy price increases. Adoption decisions imply hurdle rates of 50–100%, which is consistent with the investment criteria small and medium-size firms state they use.

Soren T Anderson; Richard G Newell

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Understanding the adoption of solar power technologies in the UK domestic sector.  

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??The aim of this thesis was to provide new insights into the adoption of solar power technologies. Policy has identified solar technologies capable of providing… (more)

Faiers, Adam

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Crystal Structures Adopted by Black Phosphorus at High Pressures  

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...activities might be obtained by con-trolled treatment with pepsin. 1 -D/AL. 0U *UE-i-I...in.2) within a vessel containing water at pH 4.0. The dialysate was changed...They were eluted from the starch by electrodialysis. Each was examined in a Spinco model...

John C. Jamieson

1963-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

168

End-user adoption of animated interface agentsin everyday work applications  

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Recognizing the potential contribution that interactive software agents bring to everyday work applications, this paper reports on end-user adoption of animated interface agents in one particular work application environment: Microsoft® Office. ... Keywords: Computer interfaces, End user adoption, Interface agents, PLS

Alexander Serenko; Nick Bontis; Brian Detlor

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Organizational culture and information systems adoption: A three-perspective approach  

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Organizational culture continues to be cited as an important factor in the success or failure of information systems (IS) adoption. This is evidenced by the growing trend in the number of studies that address cultural issues in IS literature over the ... Keywords: Cultural theory, Culture, IS adoption, Interpretative case study

Stephen Jackson

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Extracting Business Value from IT: A Sensemaking Perspective of Post-Adoptive Use  

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How can firms extract value from already-implemented information technologies (IT) that support the work processes of employees? One approach is to stimulate employees to engage in post-adoptive extended use, i.e., to learn and apply more of the available ... Keywords: CRM technology, business value, customer relationship management, extended use, feedback mechanisms, information technology, post-adoptive behavior, sensemaking

J. J. Po-An Hsieh; Arun Rai; Sean Xin Xu

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

RESOLUTION NO. 13-125 APPROVING AND ADOPTING A RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES PROCUREMENT  

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RESOLUTION NO. 13-125 APPROVING AND ADOPTING A RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES PROCUREMENT PLAN regulations require the adoption of a Renewable Energy Resources Procurement Plan that complies with the CEC Hercules Municipal Utility Renewable Energy Resources Procurement Plan, to comply with the CEC's October 1

172

CITY OF GRIDLEY ADOPTION OF THE CITY OF GRIDLEY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT AND  

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establishes minimum quantities of renewable energy resources that load serving entities must procureCITY OF GRIDLEY ADOPTION OF THE CITY OF GRIDLEY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT AND ENFORCEMENT will consider the adoption of the City of Gridley Electric Renewable Portfolio Standard Procurement

173

Cultural, Individual and Device-Specific Antecedents on Mobile Banking Adoption: A Cross-National Study  

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The objective of this paper is to examine antecedents of mobile banking adoption behavior. The role of national culture, socio-demographics, consumer-behavioral-specific characters and mobile phone specifics were examined. The authors develop hypotheses ... Keywords: Consumer Behavior, Mobile Banking, Adoption, Culture, Finland, Portugal

Tommi Laukkanen; Pedro Cruz

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

THE ADOPTION OF STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATION: THE ROLE OF INTEREST GROUPS  

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THE ADOPTION OF STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATION: THE ROLE OF INTEREST GROUPSÃ? Christopher R. Knittelw This paper examines the adoption of state electricity regulation around the beginning of the 20th century. I residential electricity penetration rates. These results suggest that state regulation responded to regulatory

Rothman, Daniel

175

Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms?  

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PWP-069 Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms? Catherine D;1 Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms?1 By Catherine D. Wolfram2 Britain was one of the first countries to liberalize its electricity industry when it restructured and privatized

California at Berkeley. University of

176

Driving Smart Growth: Electric Vehicle Adoption and OffPeak Electricity Rates  

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Driving Smart Growth: Electric Vehicle Adoption and OffPeak Electricity Rates Peter Driving Smart Growth: Electric Vehicle Adoption Page 2 Executive Summary Reducing our dependence to electric vehicles (EVs)1 is core to reducing reliance on fossil fuels and driving smart growth

Holsinger, Kent

177

Market Cost of Renewable Jet Fuel Adoption in the United States  

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a small impact on the average price of jet fuel and carbon dioxide emissions. We also find thatMarket Cost of Renewable Jet Fuel Adoption in the United States Niven Winchester, Dominic Mc on recycled paper #12;1 Market Cost of Renewable Jet Fuel Adoption in the United States Niven Winchester

178

Examining influencing factors of post-adoption usage of mobile internet: Focus on the user perception of supplier-side attributes  

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Key supplier-side factors that affect the usage level of mobile Internet were identified and the procedural mechanism among the independent and dependent variables was investigated. For this, a research model was introduced to describe associations among ... Keywords: Mobile data services, Mobile internet, Mobile internet services, Post-adoption usage, Technology acceptance

Young Mee Shin; Seung Chang Lee; Bongsik Shin; Ho Geun Lee

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Step 1. Understand the Benefits of Code Adoption | Building Energy Codes  

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1. Understand the Benefits of Code Adoption 1. Understand the Benefits of Code Adoption Before beginning the code adoption process, states and jurisdictions should understand the benefits realized through energy code adoption. Description The primary goal of an energy code or standard is to conserve energy. Commercial buildings and residential households in the United States consume nearly 50% of the nation's total primary energy, 70% of the nation's electricity, and account for one-third of the nation's greenhouse emissions.1 A report by the McKinsey Global Institute found that America could reduce energy use in new and existing buildings by more than one quarter by 2020 with measures that pay for themselves within 10 years.2 Energy code adoption enables new and renovated residential and commercial

180

Software-as-a-Service Optimised Scheduling of a Solar-Assisted HVAC System  

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Software-as-a-Service Optimised Scheduling of a Solar-Assisted HVAC System Software-as-a-Service Optimised Scheduling of a Solar-Assisted HVAC System with Thermal Storage Title Software-as-a-Service Optimised Scheduling of a Solar-Assisted HVAC System with Thermal Storage Publication Type Conference Proceedings Refereed Designation Refereed LBNL Report Number LBNL-6127E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Mammoli, Andrea, Michael Stadler, Nicholas DeForest, Hans Barsun, Richard Burnett, and Chris Marnay Conference Name 3rd International Conference on Microgeneration and Related Technologies Date Published 04/2013 Conference Location Naples, Italy Keywords absorption cooling, mixed integer programming, optimisation, software-as-a-service, thermal storage Abstract The UNM Mechanical Engineering HVAC system incorporates cooling assisted by a 232 m2 solar thermal array providing heat to a 70 kWthermal absorption chiller. A 30 m3 heat storage tank solar decouples heat production and absorption cooling. Additionally, 350 m3 of chilled water storage shifts the cooling electrical load of this high desert location off-peak. While this system already provides substantial energy and cost savings compared to similar conventional buildings, there are still opportunities for improvement. Absorption cooling (augmented by an electrically powered central cooling loop) suffers from parasitic electric loads from a cooling tower pump, a cooling tower fan, and hot and chilled water circulation pumps. Moreover, depending on seasonal, weather, occupancy, and cost conditions, the cold storage tanks may only need partial charging to meet the next day's net building load, and losses need to be considered. Optimally operating this complex thermal-electrical system poses a challenging mathematical problem. A model of the system was built on LBNL's Distributed Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) platform. A direct interface between the building energy control system, and DER-CAM hosted on LBNL's server was developed. This interface delivers daily scheduling based on weather forecasts, tariffs, etc., to the building controller. It is found that energy cost savings can be proportionally substantial (almost 30%) - although in this case the payback period for system implementation is long, due to the very low energy consumption of the building. Also, it is found that accurate weather forecasting is a key ingredient of the optimization, although local biases can be corrected for in the optimization.

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181

Marketing efficiency: a construct to evaluate strategic ICT adoption  

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ICT is riding the high wave and businesses across the world have not remained untouched with this facilitation. ICT has now become a competitive tool as it significantly affects the business functions. This research is an exploration of relationship between ICT practices and marketing function in the Indian automotive industry. In order to achieve the objectives of this research, a research framework has been proposed. The dimensions of research construct have been developed through extensive literature review. A research hypothesis has been developed along with a validated and reliable data collection instrument. A convergent and discriminant validation and reliability of collected data have been ensured through rigorous statistical analysis. Structural equation modelling using AMOS tool has been conducted for the validation of proposed research framework. The results indicate that there is a strong relationship between ICT practices and marketing efficiency. Research methodology used in this research could be used for the exploration of relationship between different business activities.

Sumant Kumar Tewari; Madhvendra Misra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

DOE/EA-1565: Environmental Assessment for Adopted Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers (July 2007)  

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5 5 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR ADOPTED ENERGY CONSERVATION STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS July 2007 U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Building Technologies Program Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards Washington, DC 20585 EA-i ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR ADOPTED ENERGY CONSERVATION STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EA-1 2.0 PURPOSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EA-3 3.0 ALTERNATIVES, INCLUDING THE ACTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EA-5 3.1 No-Action Alternative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EA-6 3.2 Adopted Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EA-6 3.3 Alternative Standards

183

Post-Adoption Contact Reform: Compounding the State-Ordered Termination of Parenthood?  

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”) and the available empirical evidence on post-adoption contact. Finally, the article conducts a “human rights audit”3 of the post-adoption contact reforms. It argues that the Children and Families Act further jeopardises English Law’s compatibility with both... ; Energy Bill (H.L. Paper 29/H.C. 452, 2013), at [23]-[33]. 29 Adoption and Children Act 2002, s. 1(5). 30 Explanatory Notes to the Children and Families Act 2014, at [56]. 31 Ibid., at [57]. 32 Children and Families Act 2014, s. 4. See, generally...

Sloan, Brian

2014-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

184

Options for Energy Efficiency in India and Barriers to Their Adoption: A  

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Energy Efficiency in India and Barriers to Their Adoption: A Energy Efficiency in India and Barriers to Their Adoption: A Scoping Study Jump to: navigation, search Name Options for Energy Efficiency in India and Barriers to Their Adoption: A Scoping Study Agency/Company /Organization Resources for the Future Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency Topics Market analysis, Background analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.rff.org/RFF/Documen Country India UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Options for Energy Efficiency in India and Barriers to Their Adoption: A Scoping Study[1] Abstract "We review the economics literature on energy efficiency in India, as a guide for further research in the area. The empirical literature has focused on four questions: How does energy efficiency in India compare with

185

In vivo targeting of adoptively transferred T-cells with antibody- and cytokine-conjugated liposomes  

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In adoptive cell therapy (ACT), autologous tumor-specific T-cells isolated from cancer patients are activated and expanded ex vivo, then infused back into the individual to eliminate metastatic tumors. A major limitation ...

Zheng, Yiran

186

Critical factors in the adoption and effective use of technology in the nonprofit sector  

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This thesis seeks to determine the critical factors that influence the adoption and effective use of technologies within the nonprofit sector. The analysis places a particular emphasis on the role of funders who finance ...

Rockwell, Stephen P

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

A roadmap to adopting emerging technology in e-business: an empirical study  

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This study explores the readiness of enterprises for developing emerging e-business technology. A three-staged e-business technology roadmap is proposed, from pre-e-business, ... enterprises’ e-business adoption ...

Hsin-Lu Chang

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Household technology adoption in a global marketplace: Incorporating the role of espoused cultural values  

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While MATH and the extended MATH have done an excellent job in explaining household technology adoption, there is still room for advancing our understanding of this phenomenon in light of the complexities embo...

Xiaojun Zhang; Likoebe M. Maruping

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Pooling Authority Interim Enforcement Program Adopted Dec 19, 2011 Section 1: Definitions  

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Conservation and Development Commission. General Manager: The person responsible for implementing the Pooling Pooling Authority. Pooling Authority: Power & Water Resources Pooling Authority. Renewable EnergyPooling Authority Interim Enforcement Program ­ Adopted Dec 19, 2011 1 Section 1: Definitions

190

Supplier Relations and Adoption of New Technology: Results of Survey Research in the Auto Industry  

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Using an original data source, this paper investigates the circumstances under which fmns adopt computer numerical control (cNC), an important type of flexible automation which can significantly increase production

Helper, Susan

2002-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

191

Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to  

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Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Geothermal Topics: Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.ornl.gov/sci/ees/etsd/btric/pdfs/geothermal_report_12-08.pdf References: Geothermal Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers[1] Overview "This brief study was undertaken at DOE's request to address this conundrum. The scope included determining the status of global GHP markets

192

Investigating enterprise systems adoption: uncertainty avoidance, intrinsic motivation, and the technology acceptance model  

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Enterprise systems are gaining interest from both practitioners and researchers because of their potential linkages to organizational and individual user's productivity. Information systems (IS) researchers have been investigating the implementation ... Keywords: TAM, enterprise systems, informal control, sociotechnical design

Yujong Hwang

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Unified Modeling, Simulation, and Market Implications: FASTSim and ADOPT  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presentation given by National Renewable Energy Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about the...

194

Exploring the role of espoused values on e-service adoption: A comparative analysis of the US and Nigerian users  

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Technology adoption in developing and developed countries needs to be studied and contrasted in order to identify similar and unique factors which impact adoptions. Information technology acceptance and the influence of espoused values (EV) have been ... Keywords: Behavioral intention, Espoused values, ISSM, National culture, TAM, TPB, Technology adoption, e-Services

Godwin J. Udo; Kallol K. Bagchi; Peeter J. Kirs

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Transportation Energy Futures Series: Non-Cost Barriers to Consumer Adoption of New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies  

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Consumer preferences are key to the adoption of new vehicle technologies. Barriers to consumer adoption include price and other obstacles, such as limited driving range and charging infrastructure; unfamiliarity with the technology and uncertainty about direct benefits; limited makes and models with the technology; reputation or perception of the technology; standardization issues; and regulations. For each of these non-cost barriers, this report estimates an effective cost and summarizes underlying influences on consumer preferences, approximate magnitude and relative severity, and assesses potential actions, based on a comprehensive literature review. While the report concludes that non-cost barriers are significant, effective cost and potential market share are very uncertain. Policies and programs including opportunities for drivers to test drive advanced vehicles, general public outreach and information programs, incentives for providing charging and fueling infrastructure, and development of technology standards were examined for their ability to address barriers, but little quantitative data exists on the effectiveness of these measures. This is one in a series of reports produced as a result of the Transportation Energy Futures project, a Department of Energy-sponsored multi-agency effort to pinpoint underexplored strategies for reducing GHGs and petroleum dependence related to transportation.

Stephens, T.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

DOE Awards $12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the  

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

12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with 12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the Rooftop Solar Challenge DOE Awards $12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the Rooftop Solar Challenge December 1, 2011 - 3:18pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, today Energy Secretary Steven Chu was joined by Lynn Jurich, the president and co-founder of the solar power company SunRun, and Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman to announce $12 million in funding for the awardees of the Rooftop Solar Challenge. The Challenge supports 22 regional teams to spur solar power deployment by cutting red tape - streamlining and standardizing permitting, zoning, metering, and connection processes - and improving finance options to reduce barriers and lower costs for

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Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money | Department of Energy  

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Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money November 8, 2013 - 11:59am Addthis The Jackson County Welcome Center in Moss Point, Mississippi. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. | Photo courtesy of Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority The Jackson County Welcome Center in Moss Point, Mississippi. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. | Photo courtesy of Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority Mona Khalil

198

Excerpts from the FAPAC Constitution and Bylaws Modified and Adopted by  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Excerpts from the FAPAC Constitution and Bylaws Modified and Adopted by Excerpts from the FAPAC Constitution and Bylaws Modified and Adopted by FAPAC-NM | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Excerpts from the FAPAC Constitution and Bylaws Modified and Adopted by FAPAC-NM Home > About Us > Our Locations > Albuquerque Complex > Federal Asian

199

Accelerating the Adoption of Second-Tier Reach Standards forApplicable Appliance Products in China  

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The minimum energy efficiency standards program for household appliances in China was initiated in 1989. Since 1996, CLASP and its implementing partner, LBNL, have assisted China in developing 11 minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for 9 products and endorsement labels for 11 products including: refrigerators; air conditioners; clothes washers; televisions; printers; computers; monitors; fax machines; copiers; DVD/VCD players; external power supplies; and set-top boxes (under development). Before 2003, China's traditional approach to standards development involved small increases in efficiency requirements for implementation within 6 months of a standard's approval. Since 2003, China has adopted a new approach in setting MEPS. This new approach involves the development of two tiers of standards--one for initial implementation and a second tier at a more aggressive level of energy efficiency for implementation three to five years later. The second-tier standard is also referred to as a 'reach standard'. Reach standards have now been developed in China for: color TVs; refrigerators; air conditioners; and external power supplies. This report is presented in five sections. After the introduction in Section 1, Section 2 analyzes the distribution of the efficiency of refrigerators and air-conditioners in China based on data collected by the China Energy Label Center for the mandatory energy information label program. The results provide an assessment of the adoption of reach standards for these two products. Section 3 summarizes on-going collaborations with Shanghai related to early local adoption of reach standards, and presents both the impact and an analysis of barriers to the local adoption of reach standard for air-conditioners. Section 4 offers suggestions for local governments on how to move forward in adopting reach standards in their localities and concludes with a summary of the results and a plan for developing local capacity in order to achieve success in adopting reach standards.

Lin, Jiang; Fridley, David

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Incorporating salinity considerations in water availability modeling  

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generalized simulation model called WRAP-SALT was developed. The Brazos River Basin served as a case study to test the simulation approach adopted by the model. The simulation model adopts a generalized modeling approach applicable to any river basin system...

Krishnamurthy, Ganesh

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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201

A Traceability Service to Facilitate RFID Adoption in the Retail Supply Chain  

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A Traceability Service to Facilitate RFID Adoption in the Retail Supply Chain Gabriel Hermosillo concerns in the retail supply chain. We propose a service named TRASER (TRAceability SErvice for the Retail,7], construction and maintenance of oil facilities [8], retail and supply chain management [9,10,11] and anti

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

202

Job Title Licensed Professional Counselor Foster Care & Adoption Home-Based Services  

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through an array of evidence-based modalities and individuals programs. OUR BELIEF SELIM and its clinical. Collaborate with contracting foster care and adoption agency staff in the development and implementation and copies of treatment progress notes to QA department and as requested. Perform other assignments

Azevedo, Ricardo

203

Pathways to Adoption of Carbon Capture and Sequestration in India: Technologies and Policies  

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Pathways to Adoption of Carbon Capture and Sequestration in India: Technologies and Policies, Technology and Policy Program #12;2 #12;Pathways to Carbon Capture and Sequestration in India: Technologies to control India's emissions will have to be a global priority. Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) can

204

Energy-saving technology adoption under uncertainty in the residential sector  

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Energy-saving technology adoption under uncertainty in the residential sector Dorothée Charlier in the energy-saving technology, to save or to consume energy goods and non-energy goods. Resolution in the same way as in a partial equilibrium framework. JEL classification: Q55, D11, D81,C61 Keywords : energy-saving

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

205

Application for Locally Adopted Energy Standards by the City of Cupertino  

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Adopted Energy Standards 1 Table of Contents Green Building Ordinance Summary page 2 Cost before the full California Energy Commission for approval. The Cupertino City Council approved a Green-alone energy ordinance? Green Building Ordinance that references third- party standards that include energy

206

Application for Locally Adopted Energy Standards by the Town of San Anselmo in Accordance With  

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of energy cost-effectiveness based on the Marin County Green Building Ordinance Energy CostApplication for Locally Adopted Energy Standards by the Town of San Anselmo in Accordance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 #12;1.0 Executive Summary for the Town of San Anselmo Green Building Ordinance The Town of San

207

MOBILE PAYMENTS & VIRTUAL CURRENCIES Adoption Cycles Meeting Reality Global Lessons & Strategies  

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MOBILE PAYMENTS & VIRTUAL CURRENCIES Adoption Cycles Meeting Reality ­Global Lessons & Strategies Moderator: · Ulrike Guigui, Deloitte, NY 09:00-09:20 The State Of Mobile Payments Globally · David Birch, Consult Hyperion, UK 09:20-09:40 Global Presence, Local Solutions in Mobile Payments · Tomasz Smilowicz

Qian, Ning

208

Application for Locally Adopted Energy Standards by the Sonoma County In Accordance With  

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Building Energy Efficiency Standards in order to meet the minimum energy efficiency requirements), and 7D2 (Local Energy Efficiency Standards), of the Sonoma County Code, and Adopting by Reference) Section 7-3, Local appeals board and housing appeals board is revised to read: Sec. 7-3. - Local appeals

209

Contained nomadic information environments: Technology, organization, and environment influences on adoption of hospital RFID patient tracking  

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This paper reports on a case study of adoption of a contained nomadic information environment, exemplified by the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to keep track of hospital patients. The technology, organization, and environment (TOE) framework ... Keywords: Case study, Health care, Hospital, Nomadic information environments, Patient tracking, Qualitative research, Radio frequency identification

Qing Cao, Donald R. Jones, Hong Sheng

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Adoption and use of Web 2.0 in scholarly communications  

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...Elizabeth Vander Meer Adoption and use of Web 2.0 in scholarly communications Rob Procter...element of the unfolding e-Research vision. Web 2.0 is seen as providing the technical...report findings from a study of the use of Web 2.0 services by UK researchers and their...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Electronic Government Adoption in Spain and the USA  

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Electronic Government (e-government) is growing in popularity across the globe. Given the increasing relevance of electronic services in the public sector, there is a need for a global agreement on a consistent framework for assessing e-government. This ... Keywords: Cross-Cultural Studies, E-Government, Public Marketing, Technology Adoption

Ramón Rufín, France Bélanger, Cayetano Medina Molina, Lemuria Carter, Juan Carlos Sánchez Figueroa

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Mobile commerce adoption in China and the United States: a cross-cultural study  

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Mobile communication technologies have penetrated consumer markets throughout the world. Mobile commerce is likely to make a strong influence on business activities, consumer behavior, as well as national and global markets. Thus the identification of ... Keywords: behavioral intention, cross-culture study, mobile commerce, technology adoption, user behavior

Hua Dai; Prashant C. Palvi

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

m-Health adoption and sustainability prognosis from a care givers' and patients' perspective  

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The penetration of mobile phones and mobile technologies in developing countries has led to innovative developments of various m-Health applications. These applications have proven the potential of mobile technologies for improving the quality of health ... Keywords: HIV/AIDS, care givers and patients, developing countries, m-health, m-health adoption, m-health sustainability

Boroto Hwabamungu; Quentin Williams

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Project Information Form Project Title White Paper on Performance Based Approaches to Incentivize Local Adoption of  

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Provided (by each agency or organization) Caltrans $23,385 Total Project Cost $23,385 Agency ID or ContractProject Information Form Project Title White Paper on Performance Based Approaches to Incentivize of Research Project This white paper will consider how to incentivize local government adoption of land use

California at Davis, University of

215

Residential Energy-Efficient Technology Adoption, Energy Conservation, Knowledge, and Attitudes: An Analysis of European Countries  

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,000 households in ten EU countries and Norway. Knowledge of energy consumption and energy-efficient technology1 Residential Energy-Efficient Technology Adoption, Energy Conservation, Knowledge, and Attitudes of measures of household energy use behavior are estimated using a unique dataset of approximately 5

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

216

A Novel GS1 Data Standard Adoption Roadmap for Healthcare Providers  

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The use of GS1 Data Standards is envisioned to improve the efficiency of the healthcare supply chain as it did for the retail supply chain. The healthcare industry, especially providers, acknowledges their potentials; however, there are misconceptions ... Keywords: Adoption Roadmap, Data Standards, GS1 Data Standard, Healthcare, Pilot Studies

Nebil Buyurgan; Ronald L. Rardin; Raja Jayaraman; Vijith M. Varghese; Angelica Burbano

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

UCSC Data Warehouse Process Adopted 10/2002 1 K. Register rev. 09/01/09  

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UCSC Data Warehouse Process Adopted 10/2002 1 K. Register rev. 09/01/09 Certification Procedure UCSC Data Warehouse Corporate Documents Introduction This document defines the process to certify a Data Warehouse Corporate Document. Certified reports reduce risk by providing campus Users with well

California at Santa Cruz, University of

218

GRR/Elements/18-CA-c.6 - Does the RWQCB Adopt WDR, Waive WDR, or Prohibit  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the RWQCB Adopt WDR, Waive WDR, or Prohibit the RWQCB Adopt WDR, Waive WDR, or Prohibit Discharge < GRR‎ | Elements Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections 18-CA-c.6 - Does the RWQCB Adopt WDR, Waive WDR, or Prohibit Discharge Once the application is complete, the RWQCB staff determines if it should adopt WDRs, prohibit discharge, or waive WDRs. Logic Chain No Parents \V/ GRR/Elements/18-CA-c.6 - Does the RWQCB Adopt WDR, Waive WDR, or Prohibit Discharge (this page) \V/ No Dependents Under Development Add.png Add an Element Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=GRR/Elements/18-CA-c.6_-_Does_the_RWQCB_Adopt_WDR,_Waive_WDR,_or_Prohibit_Discharge&oldid=480704" Categories: Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Elements

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Wave Energy Converter Extreme Conditions Modeling Workshop |...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

adopted extreme conditions design, modeling, and analysis techniques developed for offshore oil & gas and naval architecture applications. While leveraging these existing design...

220

Determining the Factors Contributing to Electronic Referral System Adoption by Radiation Oncologists through User-centred Design.  

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??This study aimed to utilize usability engineering methods in order to identify facilitators and barriers to electronic referral system adoption by radiation oncologists at Princess… (more)

Chandran, Arun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An empirical analysis on the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles:The case of natural gas vehicles  

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lessons learned from alternative fuel vehicle programs inShirk, C. , 2000. Alternative Fuel Vehicles Made Available,for sustained adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and

Yeh, Sonia

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Non-Cost Barriers to Consumer Adoption of New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies  

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LIGHT-DUTY VEHICLES LIGHT-DUTY VEHICLES Non-Cost Barriers to Consumer Adoption of New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies TRANSPORTATION ENERGY FUTURES SERIES: Non-Cost Barriers to Consumer Adoption of New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies A Study Sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy March 2013 Prepared by ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY Argonne, Illinois 60439 managed by U Chicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under contract DE-AC02-06CH11357 This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or

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The Diffusion of Innovation and perceived risk for the adoption of alternative energy vehicles  

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Many researchers have studied alternative energy issues from a policy or industry viewpoint, but few have explored the consumer's beliefs and opinions. Since most applications of alternative energy are being developed for the consumer market, the consumer's acceptance and adoption of these new fuels and alternative energy vehicles are key factors to consider. This research studies the consumer's attitude toward vehicles using biofuel or hydrogen and evaluates the factors which influence the consumer's purchase decisions regarding these cars.

Hsin-Ying Wu; Charles V. Trappey; Richard A. Feinberg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Predictors of the likelihood of adoption among U.S. women by race and ethnicity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the late 1940s to 1950s, the practice unofficialy expanded to include intercountry (and thus transracial) adoptions when, as Gailey explains, ?as part of the US postwar de-Nazification program and public relations eforts to paint the US military... of the US postwar de-Nazification program and public relations eforts to paint the US military occupation as a friendly and healing force,? many German and other European war orphans were relocated to 12 families in the United States (2000: 299...

Klucsarits, Christine Elizabeth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

225

Adoption, implementation and enforcement of commercial building energy codes in New Mexico and Arizona  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is considering ways to encourage states to adopt energy efficiency standards for residential and commercial buildings in the private sector. Such standards are now mandatory for federal buildings, and for private buildings in 34 states; in the remaining 16 states, the standards serve as guidelines for voluntary compliance. In this study for DOE, Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) assessed the process by which energy codes for commercial buildings were adopted and implemented in Arizona and New Mexico. Information was gathered primarily through a series of interviews with state officials, city building officials, architects and engineers, builders, and staff from utilities in the two states. Until other state processes are studied, the extent of the similarities and dissimilarities to the situation in New Mexico and Arizona are unknown. A more extensive study may show that at least some elements of the two state's experience have been paralleled in other parts of the country. General strategies to encourage the adoption of energy codes, assist implementation, and support enforcement were developed based on the research from Arizona and New Mexico and are presented in this report. 6 refs., 4 figs.

Callaway, J W; Thurman, A G; Shankle, D L

1991-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

An Empirical Study of API Stability and Adoption in the Android Ecosystem  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Abstract—When APIs evolve, clients make corresponding changes to their applications to utilize new or updated APIs. Despite the benefits of new or updated APIs, developers are often slow to adopt the new APIs. As a first step toward understanding the impact of API evolution on software ecosystems, we conduct an in-depth case study of the co-evolution behavior of Android API and dependent applications using the version history data found in github. Our study confirms that Android is evolving fast at a rate of 115 API updates per month on average. Client adoption, however, is not catching up with the pace of API evolution. About 28 % of API references in client applications are outdated with a median lagging time of 16 months. 22 % of outdated API usages eventually upgrade to use newer API versions, but the propagation time is about 14 months, much slower than the average API release interval (3 months). Fast evolving APIs are used more by clients than slow evolving APIs but the average time taken to adopt new versions is longer for fast evolving APIs. Further, API usage adaptation code is more defect prone than the one without API usage adaptation. This may indicate that developers avoid API instability. I.

Tyler Mcdonnell; Baishakhi Ray; Miryung Kim

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ADOPT-A-CELL PROGRAM Help support the success of the CalSol solar team by  

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ADOPT-A-CELL PROGRAM Help support the success of the CalSol solar team by adopting a small part. $20: Solar Encapsulation High-tech solar lamination improves solar energy collection and increases the durability of solar cells. The money will go towards laminating one single solar cell. $50: Solar Cell Solar

Mofrad, Mohammad R. K.

228

Organizational readiness and the adoption of electronic business: the moderating role of national culture in 29 european countries  

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In this paper we explore the relationship between average organizational readiness and actual electronic business (e-business) adoption at a national level. Several researchers have provided empirical evidence suggesting that an organization's readiness ... Keywords: adoption, electronic business, europe, individualism, masculinity, national cultural effects, power distance, uncertainty avoidance

Tobias Kollmann*; Andreas Kuckertz; Nicola Breugst

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

How Perceived Quality Works in New Technology Adoption Process: A Cross-National Comparison among China, Korea and Japan  

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This study attempts to explore the role of consumer's perception of quality within the new technology adoption process which is given little attention in the field of Information systems. In this regard, the authors developed an exploratory conceptual ... Keywords: Cross-County Differences, New Technology Adoption Process, Perceived Quality, Perceived Risk, Perceived Usefulness, Trialability

Ji Yoon Kim, Xina Yuan, Sang Yong Kim, Young Joo Lee

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of residential PV adoption on Retail Electricity Rates Desmond W.H. Cai a,n  

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history: Received 27 November 2012 Accepted 2 July 2013 Keywords: PV adoption Distributed energy adoption, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106, USA b Center, USA c Department of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E

Low, Steven H.

231

An Empirical Study of API Stability and Adoption in the Android Ecosystem Tyler McDonnell, Baishakhi Ray, Miryung Kim  

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An Empirical Study of API Stability and Adoption in the Android Ecosystem Tyler Mc--When APIs evolve, clients make corresponding changes to their applications to utilize new or updated APIs. Despite the benefits of new or updated APIs, developers are often slow to adopt the new APIs. As a first

Kim, Miryung

232

Factor Analysis: Investigating Important Aspects for Agile Adoption in Malaysia Ani Liza Asnawi, Andrew M. Gravell and Gary B. Wills  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

on identifying the important aspects of Agile adoption from software practitioners in Malaysia. We analyse 27 for their organisations. Keywords-Agile methods; software process; factor analysis; loadings; factor extraction; factor rotation I. INTRODUCTION We analyse factor analysis from variables of Agile adoption responded by software

Gravell, Andrew M.

233

Regional Analysis of Building Distributed Energy Costs and CO2 Abatement: A U.S. - China Comparison  

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The following paper conducts a regional analysis of the U.S. and Chinese buildings? potential for adopting Distributed Energy Resources (DER). The expected economics of DER in 2020-2025 is modeled for a commercial and a multi-family residential building in different climate zones. The optimal building energy economic performance is calculated using the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER CAM) which minimizes building energy costs for a typical reference year of operation. Several DER such as combined heat and power (CHP) units, photovoltaics, and battery storage are considered. The results indicate DER have economic and environmental competitiveness potential, especially for commercial buildings in hot and cold climates of both countries. In the U.S., the average expected energy cost savings in commercial buildings from DER CAM?s suggested investments is 17percent, while in Chinese buildings is 12percent. The electricity tariffs structure and prices along with the cost of natural gas, represent important factors in determining adoption of DER, more so than climate. High energy pricing spark spreads lead to increased economic attractiveness of DER. The average emissions reduction in commercial buildings is 19percent in the U.S. as a result of significant investments in PV, whereas in China, it is 20percent and driven by investments in CHP. Keywords: Building Modeling and Simulation, Distributed Energy Resources (DER), Energy Efficiency, Combined Heat and Power (CHP), CO2 emissions 1. Introduction The transition from a centralized and fossil-based energy paradigm towards the decentralization of energy supply and distribution has been a major subject of research over the past two decades. Various concerns have brought the traditional model into question; namely its environmental footprint, its structural inflexibility and inefficiency, and more recently, its inability to maintain acceptable reliability of supply. Under such a troubled setting, distributed energy resources (DER) comprising of small, modular, electrical renewable or fossil-based electricity generation units placed at or near the point of energy consumption, has gained much attention as a viable alternative or addition to the current energy system. In 2010, China consumed about 30percent of its primary energy in the buildings sector, leading the country to pay great attention to DER development and its applications in buildings. During the 11th Five Year Plan (FYP), China has implemented 371 renewable energy building demonstration projects, and 210 photovoltaics (PV) building integration projects. At the end of the 12th FYP, China is targeting renewable energy to provide 10percent of total building energy, and to save 30 metric tons of CO2 equivalents (mtce) of energy with building integrated renewables. China is also planning to implement one thousand natural gas-based distributed cogeneration demonstration projects with energy utilization rates over 70percent in the 12th FYP. All these policy targets require significant DER systems development for building applications. China?s fast urbanization makes building energy efficiency a crucial economic issue; however, only limited studies have been done that examine how to design and select suitable building energy technologies in its different regions. In the U.S., buildings consumed 40percent of the total primary energy in 2010 [1] and it is estimated that about 14 billion m2 of floor space of the existing building stock will be remodeled over the next 30 years. Most building?s renovation work has been on building envelope, lighting and HVAC systems. Although interest has emerged, less attention is being paid to DER for buildings. This context has created opportunities for research, development and progressive deployment of DER, due to its potential to combine the production of power and heat (CHP) near the point of consumption and delivering multiple benefits to customers, such as cost

Mendes, Goncalo; Feng, Wei; Stadler, Michael; Steinbach, Jan; Lai, Judy; Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Ding, Yan; Zhao, Jing; Tian, Zhe; Zhu, Neng

2014-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

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L&E: Adopt high-efficiency lighting for your parking lot | The Better  

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lot lot Activities Technology Solutions Teams Lighting & Electrical Space Conditioning Plug & Process Loads Food Service Refrigeration Laboratories Energy Management & Information Systems Public Sector Teams Market Solutions Teams Adopt high-efficiency lighting for your parking lot Most parking lots are illuminated by older high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology without any energy-saving controls. New light-emitting diode (LED) technology can cut parking lot lighting energy bills by 40%, or much more with controls, while delivering additional benefits including long life, reduced maintenance costs, and improved lighting uniformity. The Lighting & Electrical team developed a performance specification to help building owners take advantage of these improved lighting

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How can environmental regulations promote clean coal technology adoption in APEC developing economies?  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The study examines both existing and emerging regulatory frameworks in order to determine which type of regulations that would be most effective at promoting clean coal technology adoption in development Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) economies and would be practical to implement. regulations targeting air emissions; regulations targeting water use; and regulations concerning coal combustion by-products. When considering the potential effect of existing and new environmental regulations on the adoption of clean coal the analysis of technologies was organised into three categories: environmental control technologies; high efficiency coal combustion technologies; and carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS). To target the recommendations towards APEC economies that would benefit the most from this analysis, the study focused on developing and transition APEC economies that are expected to rely on coal for a large part of their future generating capacity. These economies include China, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Russian Federation, Thailand, and Vietnam. ACARP provided funding to this study, under Project C15078. 10 figs., 14 tabs., 10 apps.

NONE

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Separating patent wheat from chaff: Would the US benefit from adopting patent post-grant review?  

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Abstract This article assesses the impact in the US of adopting a patent post-grant review (PGR) procedure similar to one provided in the America Invents Act (AIA) of 2011. We employ novel methods for matching US patents to their European counterparts to find that opposition rates are about three times higher among European Patent Office (EPO) equivalents of US litigated patents as against control-group (unlitigated) patents. Contingent on reaching a final judgment in EPO post-grant opposition, we find that about 70% of these equivalents have challenged claims that are either completely revoked or amended. Using our empirical findings to inform a series of welfare estimates, we calculate benefit-to-cost ratios that the US may expect from implementing PGR in the range of 4:1–10:1. We also discover that these large social benefits result primarily from eliminating unwarranted market power in the current stock of granted patents, and much less so from litigation cost savings per se. Our results provide evidence that the US may benefit substantially from adopting the AIA post-grant review, but only provided that costs are controlled and that administration and appeals are not allowed to become too costly.

Stuart J.H. Graham; Dietmar Harhoff

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Principals' adoption of abstinence-only-until-marriage education as an innovation in Texas public middle schools  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

possible moderating effect on other variables. Findings from this study indicated the middle school principal who was most willing to adopt abstinence-only-until-marriage education programs into his or her school??s curriculum strongly believed abstinence...

Wilson, Kelly Lynn

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Successful Adoption of CNG and Energing CNG-Hydrogen Program in India  

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Narendra Kumar Pal Narendra Kumar Pal Research Scholar, University of Nevada, Reno Successful Adoption of CNG and Emerging CNG-H 2 Program in India US DOT and DOE Workshop Compressed Natural Gas and Hydrogen Fuels: Lesson Learned for the Safe Development of Vehicles Washington DC, December, 10-11, 2009 Content * Background - CNG Implementation - IPHE - The Planning Commission of India - MP&NG - Hydrogen Corpus Fund - MNRE - National Hydrogen Energy Roadmap * Major Initiatives - Initiatives by MoP&NG - Indian Oil's Initiatives * International Workshop * Infrastructure Setup - IOC R&D Centre, Faridabad - IOC Retail Outlet, Dwarka, New Delhi * Developmental / Demonstration Projects - MNRE's Initiatives - Initiatives by Automobile Sector * Other programs 1. CNG Program Implementation

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adopted hydraulic retention Sample Search...  

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MODELING FRAC-PACKS AND FRACTURE PROPAGATION IN Summary: , 2006 JIP on Sand Control and Hydraulic Fracturing 2 MOTIVATION Need better models for fluid flow... cuttings) Sand...

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A New Forecasting Model for USD/CNY Exchange Rate  

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This paper models the return series of USD/CNY exchange rate by considering the conditional mean and conditional volatility simultaneously. An index type functional-coefficient model is adopted to model the conditional ...

Cai, Zongwu; Chen, Linna; Fang, Ying

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Econometric estimation of the petroleum products consumption in Nigeria: Assessing the premise for biofuels adoption  

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Abstract The promotion and adoption of biofuels in Nigeria must be predicated on sufficient capacity for absorbing biofuels produced from the increasing investments in biofuels plantations, plants and processing facilities. This paper assesses the socioeconomic and related premises for biofuels development in Nigeria by conducting an econometric estimation of the petroleum products consumption. The paper first estimates aggregated petroleum product consumption, and then assess the response to specific petroleum products in terms of consumption, market (population), electricity generation, installed electricity generation capacity, and GDP. The result shows that all the petroleum products contribute significantly and about equally to aggregate petroleum consumption. The high proportion of petrol (about 44 percent) as a percentage of the aggregate petroleum product consumption validates the push for implementing the E10 petrol-ethanol blending for Nigeria. The consumption of diesel is also significant. Diesel is another petroleum product for which D20 biofuel blending policy has been proposed. The increase in population and GDP, coupled with the poor electricity situation, will keep driving the consumption of petroleum products. As the population increases, and the country continues to struggle to match electricity generation with population growth, the petrol-ethanol and diesel-biodiesel blending policy must be pursued tenaciously to ensure a reduction in carbon emission in Nigeria.

Nelson Abila

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal (Ground-Source) Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers  

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More effective stewardship of our resources contributes to the security, environmental sustainability, and economic well-being of the nation. Buildings present one of the best opportunities to economically reduce energy consumption and limit greenhouse gas emissions. Geothermal heat pump systems (GHPs), sometimes called ground-source heat pump or Geo-Exchange systems, have been proven capable of producing large reductions in energy use and peak demand in buildings. However, GHPs have received little attention at the policy level as an important component of a national energy and climate strategy. Have policymakers mistakenly overlooked GHPs, or are GHPs simply unable to make a major contribution to the national goals for various reasons? This brief study was undertaken at DOE s request to address this conundrum. The scope of the study includes determining the status of global GHP markets and the status of the GHP industry and technology in the United States, assembling previous estimates of GHP energy savings potential and other benefits, identifying key barriers to application of GHPs, and identifying actions that could accelerate market adoption of GHPs. The findings are documented in a report along with conclusions and recommendations. This paper summarizes the key information from the report.

Hughes, Patrick [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermally Activated Cooling: A Regional Approach for EstimatingBuilding Adoption  

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This paper examines the economic potential for thermally-activated cooling (TAC) technologies as a component of distributed energy resource (DER) systems in California. A geographic information system (GIS) is used to assess the regional variation of TAC potential and to visualize the geographic pattern of potential adoption. The economic potential and feasibility of DER systems in general, and especially TAC, is highly dependent on regional factors such as retail electricity rates, building cooling loads, and building heating loads. Each of these factors varies with location, and their geographic overlap at different sites is an important determinant in a market assessment of DER and TAC. This analysis uses system payback period as the metric to show the regional variation of TAC potential in California office buildings. The DER system payback with and without TAC is calculated for different regions in California using localized values of retail electricity rates and the weather-dependent variation in building cooling and heating loads. This GIS-based method has numerous applications in building efficiency studies where geographically dependent variables, such as space cooling and heating energy use, play an important role.

Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential producers and their attitudes toward adoption of biomass crops in central Florida  

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A recent study by the University of Florida, Center for Biomass Programs (1996) showed that biomass crops have potential as a new agricultural commodity in central Florida. Both herbaceous and woody biomass crops have high yields, and weather and soil conditions are favorable. In the Polk County area over 40,371 ha (100,000 A) of phosphate-mined land and about 161,486 ha (400,000 A) of pastureland may be available for biomass production at low opportunity cost. Phosphate land is owned by a few mining companies while pastureland is owned by or rented to cattlemen. Infrastructure for large-scale crop production, such as in the Midwest United States, does not presently exist in central Florida. Personal interviews were conducted with phosphate company managers and a mail survey was conducted with 940 landowners, with at least 16 ha (40 A) of agricultural land. Data were gathered related to decision making factors in growing biomass and other new crops. Results suggested that economic factors, particularly availability of an established market and an assured high return per acre were considered the most important factors. Lack of familiarity with new crops was an important barrier to their adoption. Potential net returns and production costs were considered the most important information needed to make decisions about growing biomass crops.

Rahmani, M.; Hodges, A.W. [Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States); Stricker, J.A. [Univ. of Florida, Bartow, FL (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Transportation: Accelerating Widespread Adoption of Energy Efficient Vehicles & Fuels (Brochure)  

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While energy efficient transportation strategies have the potential to simultaneously slash oil consumption and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, a truly sustainable solution will require more than just putting drivers behind the wheels of new fuel-efficient cars. As the only national laboratory dedicated 100% to renewable energy and energy efficiency, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) accelerates widespread adoption of high-performance, low-emission, energy-efficient passenger and freight vehicles, as well as alternative fuels and related infrastructure. Researchers collaborate closely with industry, government, and research partners, using a whole-systems approach to design better batteries, drivetrains, and engines, as well as thermal management, energy storage, power electronic, climate control, alternative fuel, combustion, and emission systems. NREL's sustainable transportation research, development, and deployment (RD&D) efforts are not limited to vehicles, roads, and fueling stations. The lab also explores ways to save energy and reduce GHGs by integrating transportation technology advancements with renewable energy generation, power grids and building systems, urban planning and policy, and fleet operations.

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Evolution of the household vehicle fleet: Anticipating fleet composition, PHEV adoption and GHG emissions in Austin, Texas  

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In today’s world of volatile fuel prices and climate concerns, there is little study on the relationship between vehicle ownership patterns and attitudes toward vehicle cost (including fuel prices and feebates) and vehicle technologies. This work provides new data on ownership decisions and owner preferences under various scenarios, coupled with calibrated models to microsimulate Austin’s personal-fleet evolution. Opinion survey results suggest that most Austinites (63%, population-corrected share) support a feebate policy to favor more fuel efficient vehicles. Top purchase criteria are price, type/class, and fuel economy. Most (56%) respondents also indicated that they would consider purchasing a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) if it were to cost $6000 more than its conventional, gasoline-powered counterpart. And many respond strongly to signals on the external (health and climate) costs of a vehicle’s emissions, more strongly than they respond to information on fuel cost savings. Twenty five-year simulations of Austin’s household vehicle fleet suggest that, under all scenarios modeled, Austin’s vehicle usage levels (measured in total vehicle miles traveled or VMT) are predicted to increase overall, along with average vehicle ownership levels (both per household and per capita). Under a feebate, HEVs, \\{PHEVs\\} and Smart Cars are estimated to represent 25% of the fleet’s VMT by simulation year 25; this scenario is predicted to raise total regional VMT slightly (just 2.32%, by simulation year 25), relative to the trend scenario, while reducing CO2 emissions only slightly (by 5.62%, relative to trend). Doubling the trend-case gas price to $5/gallon is simulated to reduce the year-25 vehicle use levels by 24% and CO2 emissions by 30% (relative to trend). Two- and three-vehicle households are simulated to be the highest adopters of \\{HEVs\\} and \\{PHEVs\\} across all scenarios. The combined share of vans, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and cross-over utility vehicles (CUVs) is lowest under the feebate scenario, at 35% (versus 47% in Austin’s current household fleet). Feebate-policy receipts are forecasted to exceed rebates in each simulation year. In the longer term, gas price dynamics, tax incentives, feebates and purchase prices along with new technologies, government-industry partnerships, and more accurate information on range and recharging times (which increase customer confidence in EV technologies) should have added effects on energy dependence and greenhouse gas emissions.

Sashank Musti; Kara M. Kockelman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling household adoption of earthquake hazard adjustments: a longitudinal panel study of Southern California and Western Washington residents  

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This research, aimed at advancing the theory of environmental hazard adjustment processes by contrasting households from three cities in a high seismic hazard area with households from three other cities in a moderate seismic hazard area...

Arlikatti, Sudha S

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterizing opportunities for short reach optical interconnect adoption : a market survey and total cost of ownership model approach  

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Over the past decade, the demand for digital information has increased dramatically with the rising use of the Internet and various types of multimedia data - text, audio, graphics, video, and voice. As a consequence, the ...

Lindsey, Johnathan Jake, III

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of a carbon tax on microgrid combined heat and power adoption  

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Modeling with Combined Heat and Power Applications. ”with or without combined heat and power (CHP) equipment,Carbon emissions; Combined heat and power; CHP; Distributed

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Firestone, Ryan M.; Ghosh, Srijay; Stadler, Michael

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Realistic payments could encourage farmers to adopt practices that sequester carbon  

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sequestered by agriculture in Yolo County (fig. 5). As aon computer modeling of Yolo County agriculture in 2005, theand section grid for Yolo County, 2005. White rectangles

Howitt, Richard E; Catala Luque, Rosala; De Gryze, Steven; Wicks, Santhi; Six, Johan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pesticide safety risk, food chain organization, and the adoption of sustainable farming practices. The case of Moroccan early tomatoes  

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1 Pesticide safety risk, food chain organization, and the adoption of sustainable farming practices standards and more recently process standards (Good agricultural practices and integrated pest management. The case of Moroccan early tomatoes Magali Aubert1 , Zouhair Bouhsina1 , Jean-Marie Codron1 , Sylvain

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Study of Reasons for the Adoption of Lean Production in the Automobile Industry: Questions for the AEC Industries  

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Study of Reasons for the Adoption of Lean Production in the Automobile Industry: Questions IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY: QUESTIONS FOR THE AEC INDUSTRIES Scott Featherston1 ABSTRACT The primary intent in opting for an alternative? Were there pressures that gave automobile producers no option but to alter

Tommelein, Iris D.

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Abstract--We propose a novel Internet Exchange (IX) architecture, namely OSN-IX, which adopts an overlaid-star  

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Abstract-- We propose a novel Internet Exchange (IX) architecture, namely OSN-IX, which adopts, Photonic IX, etc., OSN-IX has good properties of scalability, resilience, and widely distributed access-ISP (Internet Service Provider) routing while requiring no change, hardware or software, on existing traditional

von Bochmann, Gregor

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(Acts adopted under Title V of the Treaty on European Union) COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2006/418/CFSP  

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of 12 June 2006 on support for IAEA activities in the areas of nuclear security and verification/495/CFSP (2) on support for IAEA activities under its Nuclear Security Programme and in the framework, the Council adopted Joint Action 2005/574/CFSP (3) on support for IAEA activities in the areas of nuclear

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Identifying Challenges for Sustained Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Infrastructure  

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This paper develops a dynamic, behavioral model with an explicit spatial structure to explore the co-evolutionary dynamics between infrastructure supply and vehicle demand. Vehicles and fueling infrastructure are ...

Struben, Jeroen J.R.,

2007-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling  

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a single-fluid diffuse interface model in the ALE-AMR hydrodynamics code to simulate surface tension effects. We show simula- tions and compare them to other surface tension...

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Modeling  

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sion effects. We show the result of a test case, and compare it to the result without surface tension. The model describes droplet formation nicely. Application The ARRA-funded...

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Encouraging Combined Heat and Power in California Buildings  

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Encouraging Combined Heat and Power in California Buildings Encouraging Combined Heat and Power in California Buildings Title Encouraging Combined Heat and Power in California Buildings Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-6267E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Stadler, Michael, Markus Groissböck, Gonçalo Cardoso, Andreas Müller, and Judy Lai Abstract Governor Brown's research priorities include an additional 6.5 GW of combined heat and power (CHP) by 2030. As of 2009, roughly 0.25 GW of small natural gas and biogas fired CHP is documented by the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) database. The SGIP is set to expire, and the anticipated grid de-carbonization based on the development of 20 GW of renewable energy will influence the CHP adoption. Thus, an integrated optimization approach for this analysis was chosen that allows optimizing the adoption of distributed energy resources (DER) such as photovoltaics (PV), CHP, storage technologies, etc. in the California commercial sector from the building owners' perspective. To solve this DER adoption problem the Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM), developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and used extensively to address the problem of optimally investing and scheduling DER under multiple settings, has been used. The application of CHP at large industrial sites is well known, and much of its potential is already being realized. Conversely, commercial sector CHP, especially those above 50 to 100 kW peak electricity load, is widely overlooked. In order to analyze the role of DER in CO2 reduction, 147 representative sites in different climate zones were selected from the California Commercial End Use Survey (CEUS). About 8000 individual optimization runs, with different assumptions for the electric tariffs, natural gas costs, marginal grid CO2 emissions, and nitrogen oxide treatment costs, SGIP, fuel cell lifetime, fuel cell efficiency, PV installation costs, and payback periods for investments have been performed. The most optimistic CHP potential contribution in this sector in 2020 will be 2.7 GW. However, this result requires a SGIP in 2020, 46% average electric efficiency for fuel cells, a payback period for investments of 10 years, and a CO2 focused approach of the building owners. In 2030 it will be only 2.5 GW due to the anticipated grid de-carbonization. The 2030 result requires a 60% electric efficiency and 20 year life time for fuel cells, a payback period of 10 years, and a CO2 minimization strategy of building owners. Finally, the possible CHP potential in 2030 shows a significant variance between 0.2 GW and 2.5 GW, demonstrating the complex interactions between technologies, policies, and customer objectives.

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Future energy loads for a large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the city of Los Angeles: Impacts on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions  

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Abstract Using plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) has become an important component of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy in the transportation sector. Assessing the net effect of \\{PEVs\\} on GHG emissions, however, is dependent on factors such as type and scale of electricity generation sources, adoption rate, and charging behavior. This study creates a comprehensive model that estimates the energy load and GHG emissions impacts for the years 2020 and 2030 for the city of Los Angeles. For 2020, model simulations show that the PEV charging loads will be modest with negligible effects on the overall system load profile. Contrary to previous study results, the average marginal carbon intensity is higher if PEV charging occurs during off-peak hours. These results suggest that current economic incentives to encourage off-peak charging result in greater GHG emissions. Model simulations for 2030 show that PEV charging loads increase significantly resulting in potential generation shortages. There are also significant grid operation challenges as the region?s energy grid is required to ramp up and down rapidly to meet PEV loads. For 2030, the average marginal carbon intensity for off-peak charging becomes lower than peak charging mainly due to the removal of coal from the power generation portfolio.

Jae D. Kim; Mansour Rahimi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ALE-AMR ALE-AMR code Wangyi Liu, John Bernard, Alex Friedman, Nathan Masters, Aaron Fisher, Velemir Mlaker, Alice Koniges, David Eder June 4, 2011 Abstract In this paper we describe an implementation of a single-fluid inter- face model in the ALE-AMR code to simulate surface tension effects. The model does not require explicit information on the physical state of the two phases. The only change to the existing fluid equations is an additional term in the stress tensor. We show results of applying the model to an expanding Al droplet surrounded by an Al vapor, where additional droplets are created. 1 Introduction The Neutralized Drift Compression Experiment II (NDCX II) is an induction accelerator planned for initial commissioning in 2012. The final design calls for a 3 MeV, Li+ ion beam, delivered in a bunch with characteristic pulse duration of 1 ns, and transverse dimension of order 1 mm. The

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Public Meeting and Availability of Statement of Policy for Adopting Full-Fuel-Cycle Analyses Into Energy Conservation Standards Program  

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10 Aug 19, 2010 10 Aug 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\20AUP1.SGM 20AUP1 jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with PROPOSALS-1 51423 Federal Register Proposed Rules Vol. 75, No. 161 Friday, August 20, 2010 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket No (EERE-2010-BT-NOA-0028)] RIN 1904-AC24 Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Public Meeting and Availability of Statement of Policy for Adopting Full- Fuel-Cycle Analyses Into Energy

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Factors affecting the adoption or acceptance of internet banking services: a review and analysis of past research  

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Extensive review of literature shows that there is scarcity of facts related to retaining the old customers of internet banking and acquisition of new customers. This study is conducted to examine the trend of internet banking usage, its attributes and various factors affecting its adoption. The aim of this paper is to present the managers view along with the customer's view in internet banking and services to reduce the gap between customer's perceptions and manager's perceptions regarding factors affecting adoption of internet banking. This paper provides an insight into the key factors such as security, reliability, accessibility, availability, and cost, etc. used by researchers that should be kept in mind by customers before selecting particular internet banking services. These findings will be useful for new researchers who want to explore new dimensions in this field along with reducing the cost of customer acquisition, provide better service quality and higher customer retention rate.

Vaibhav Mishra; Vrijendra Singh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Economic and Environmental...  

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ongoing. Users can access DER-CAM through the Internet to gain broad access to the DER optimization platform. Other versions provide the ability to determine economically- or...

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A Potent Vaccination Strategy That Circumvents Lymphodepletion for Effective Antitumor Adoptive T-cell Therapy  

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...Rev Immunol 1993;11:403-50. 6. Overwijk WW , Tsung A, Irvine KR, Parkhurst...J Immunother 2010;33:1-7. 24. Overwijk WW Restifo NP.B16 as a mouse model...2001;Chapter 20:Unit 20 1. 25. Overwijk WW , Theoret MR, Finkelstein SE, Surman...

Hyun-Il Cho; Eduardo Reyes-Vargas; Julio C. Delgado; Esteban Celis

2012-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Now that's news: substitution and culture in electronic newspaper adoption in Scandinavia  

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This paper investigates the intent to use electronic newspaper in three Scandinavian countries. It explores the influence of perceived technology substitution, cultural factors as well as perceived ease of use and usefulness. Electronic newspaper is ... Keywords: culture, electronic newspaper, perceived substitution, technology acceptance model

Nicolai Pogrebnyakov; Mikael Buchmann

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multifunctional T-cell Analyses to Study Response and Progression in Adoptive Cell Transfer Immunotherapy  

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...2 Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 3 Division of Physics, Mathematics...CTLA4 or PD-1, or additional genetic engineering of the TCR transgenic cells to include...Gaussian mixture speaker models.IEEE Trans Audio Speech Lang Processing 1995;3:72-83...

Chao Ma; Ann F. Cheung; Thinle Chodon; Richard C. Koya; Zhongqi Wu; Charles Ng; Earl Avramis; Alistair J. Cochran; Owen N. Witte; David Baltimore; Bartosz Chmielowski; James S. Economou; Begonya Comin-Anduix; Antoni Ribas; and James R. Heath

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive Effects of Physical Models in Engineering Idea Generation  

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of controlled lab studies and qualitative studies is adopted to achieve said goal. The results from the controlled studies show that physical models supplement designers’ erroneous mental models and help them to come up with more ideas satisfying the problem...

Cherickal Viswanathan, Vimal 1983-

2012-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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First Amended and Restated Port of Oakland RPS Procurement Plan DMS#272640-v2 Final Adopted 12-12-2013 Page 1 of 13  

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First Amended and Restated Port of Oakland RPS Procurement Plan DMS#272640-v2 Final Adopted 12-12-2013 Page 1 of 13 Port of Oakland FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES PROCUREMENT PLAN of Port Commissioners (the "Board") adopted the Port's Renewable Energy Resources Procurement Plan (the

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An attempt to minimize the temperature gradient along a plug-flow methane/steam reforming reactor by adopting locally controlled heating zones  

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Plug flow reactors are very common in the chemical process industry, including methane/steam reforming applications. Their operation presents many challenges, such as a strong dependence of temperature and composition distribution on the inlet conditions. The strongly endothermic methane/steam reforming reaction might result in a temperature drop at the inlet of the reactor and consequently the occurrence of large temperature gradients. The strongly non-uniform temperature distribution due to endothermic chemical reaction can have tremendous consequences on the operation of the reactor, such as catalyst degradation, undesired side reactions and thermal stresses. To avoid such unfavorable conditions, thermal management of the reactor becomes an important issue. To carry out thermal management properly, detailed modeling and corresponding numerical analyses of the phenomena occurring inside the reforming system is required. This paper presents experimental and numerical studies on the methane/steam reforming process inside a plug-flow reactor. To optimize the reforming reactors, detailed data about the entire reforming process is required. In this study the kinetics of methane/steam reforming on the Ni/YSZ catalyst was experimentally investigated. Measurements including different thermal boundary conditions, the fuel flow rate and the steam- to-methane ratios were performed. The reforming rate equation derived from experimental data was used in the numerical model to predict gas composition and temperature distribution along the steam-reforming reactor. Finally, an attempt was made to control the temperature distribution by adopting locally controlled heating zones.

M Mozdzierz; G Brus; A Sciazko; Y Komatsu; S Kimijima; J S Szmyd

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Do tax incentives affect households? adoption of ‘green’ cars? A panel study of the Stockholm congestion tax  

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Abstract Policymakers have made several attempts to introduce local and national policies to reduce CO2 emissions and stimulate the consumer adoption of alternative fuel vehicles (ethanol/E85 cars). The purpose of this paper is to analyze how a local policy measure impacts the composition of the car fleet over time. More specifically, we take advantage of the natural experiment setting caused by the introduction of the Stockholm congestion tax (2006) to analyze how the tax affected purchases of ethanol cars that were exempted from the tax. To estimate effects, we employ a Difference-in-differences methodology. By using a comprehensive database of the car fleet and car owners, sociodemographic and geographic factors are analyzed, which is unique in the existing literature. Our results suggest that the congestion tax had a significant impact on ethanol car purchases although the effect fades away over time. Furthermore, there is a positive relationship between the level of education and ethanol car purchases. Previous adoption of an ethanol car is found to be the strongest predictor of ethanol car purchases. Finally, data indicate that Stockholmers substantially increased purchases of ethanol cars half a year before the introduction of the congestion tax, which we refer to as an anticipation effect.

Andrea Mannberg; Johan Jansson; Thomas Pettersson; Runar Brännlund; Urban Lindgren

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers and incentives to the adoption of innovative, energy-efficient housing: Passive and active solar and earth-sheltered  

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The purpose of this study was to determine intermediaries perceptions of barriers and incentives to innovative, energy-efficient housing in Iowa. Data were collected by two surveys. The questionnaire for the first survey collected data from 102 communities. The second questionnaire surveyed housing intermediaries drawn from the 102 communities included in the first survey. The sample consisted of 481 builders, building inspectors, realtors, lenders, and solar suppliers. Intermediary groups differed in their perceptions of barriers and incentives to innovative, energy-efficient housing. Significant differences were found among the intermediaries for whether state-mandated solar standards would reduce the risk of inspection of solar-energy houses and whether risky resale potential acts as a barrier to building solar energy housing. The major barriers were the first costs associated with building active solar and earth-sheltered housing and the lack of skills among subcontractors to build these types. There was not significant relationship between rate of adoption among communities and their location in the state. There was, however, a significant relationship between category of building official and rate of adoption among communities.

Conway, R.J.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Position Paper: A general framework for Dynamic Emulation Modelling in environmental problems  

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Emulation modelling is an effective way of overcoming the large computational burden associated with the process-based models traditionally adopted by the environmental modelling community. An emulator is a low-order, computationally efficient model ... Keywords: Dynamic emulation modelling, Metamodelling, Model complexity, Model reduction, Process-based models, Response surfaces

A. Castelletti; S. Galelli; M. Ratto; R. Soncini-Sessa; P. C. Young

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statewide Electricity and Demand Capacity Savings from the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Adoption for Single-Family Residences in Texas (2002-2011)  

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This report is the continuation of the previous 2011 Statewide Electricity Savings report from code-compliant, single-family residences built between 2002 and 2009. Statewide electricity and electric demand savings achieved from the adoption...

Kim, H.; Baltazar, J. C.; Haberl, J. S.; Yazdani, B.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Specific features of the schematic solutions adopted in the steam turbine units produced by the Ural Turbine Works and used as part of combined-cycle plants  

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Specific features of the schematic solutions adopted in the steam turbine units designed and produced by the Ural Turbine Works for use as part of combined-cycle plants are considered.

A. A. Gol’dberg; T. L. Shibaev; H. C. Paneque Aguilera…

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY 1 The University is committed to sustainability and social responsibility. The adoption and promotion of a  

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SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY 1 The University is committed to sustainability and social responsibility. The adoption and promotion of a sustainability and social responsibility agenda and economic factors are integrated. 2 Sustainable development, defined as "meeting present needs without

Levi, Ran

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Do service innovations influence the adoption of electronic health records in long-term care organizations? Results from the U.S. National Survey of Residential Care Facilities  

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AbstractObjective Healthcare organizations including residential care facilities (RCFs) are diversifying their services to meet market demands. Service innovations have been linked to the changes in the way that healthcare organizations organize their work. The objective of this study is to explore the relationship between organizational service innovations and Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption in the RCFs. Methods We used the data from the 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outcome was whether an RCF adopted EHR or not, and the predictors were the organizational service innovations including provision of skilled nursing care and medication review. We also added facility characteristics as control variables. Weighted multivariate logistic regressions were used to estimate the relationship between service innovation factors and EHR adoption in the RCFs. Results In 2010, about 17.4% of the \\{RCFs\\} were estimated to use EHR. Multivariate analysis showed that \\{RCFs\\} employing service innovations were more likely to adopt EHR. The residential care facilities that provide skilled nursing services to their residents are more likely (OR: 1.42; 95% CI: 1.09–1.87) to adopt EHR. Similarly, \\{RCFs\\} with a provision of medication review were also more likely to adopt EHR (OR: 1.40; 95% CI: 1.00–1.95). Among the control variables, facility size, chain affiliation, ownership type, and Medicaid certification were significantly associated with EHR adoption. Conclusions Our findings suggest that service innovations may drive EHR adoption in the \\{RCFs\\} in the United States. This can be viewed as a strategic attempt by \\{RCFs\\} to engage in a new business arrangement with hospitals and other health care organizations, where quality of care and interoperability of patients’ records might play a vital role under the current healthcare reform. Future research could examine the relationship between service innovations and use of different EHR functionality in RCFs.

Soumitra S. Bhuyan; He Zhu; Aastha Chandak; Jungyoon Kim; Jim P. Stimpson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MODEL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR MEDIATORS  

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MODEL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR MEDIATORS AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION (ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 8 AUGUST 22, 2005) SEPTEMBER 2005 #12;1 The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators 2005 The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators was prepared in 1994 by the American Arbitration Association

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Energy and Economic Impacts of U.S. Federal Energy and Water Conservation Standards Adopted From 1987 Through 2013  

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This paper presents estimates of the key impacts of Federal energy and water conservation standards adopted from 1987 through 2013. The standards for consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment include those set by legislation as well as standards adopted by DOE through rulemaking. In 2013, the standards saved an estimated 4.05 quads of primary energy, which is equivalent to 4% of total U.S. energy consumption. The savings in operating costs for households and businesses totaled $56 billion. The average household saved $361 in operating costs as a result of residential and plumbing product standards. The estimated reduction in CO{sub 2} emissions associated with the standards in 2013 was 218 million metric tons, which is equivalent to 4% of total U.S. CO{sub 2} emissions. The estimated cumulative energy savings over the period 1990-2090 amount to 181 quads. Accounting for the increased upfront costs of more-efficient products and the operating cost (energy and water) savings over the products’ lifetime, the standards have a past and projected cumulative net present value (NPV) of consumer benefit of between $1,271 billion and $1,487 billion, using 7 percent and 3 percent discount rates, respectively. The water conservation standards, together with energy conservation standards that also save water, reduced water use by 1.9 trillion gallons in 2013, and will achieve cumulative water savings by 2090 of 55 trillion gallons. The estimated consumer savings in 2013 from reduced water use amounted to $16 billon.

Meyers, Stephen; Williams, Alison; Chan, Peter

2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopting New Technologies for  

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Readiness 6 Organizational Readiness 8 Motivational Readiness 10 Microcultures 12 Conclusion 13 References. The main purpose of IPAS technologies is not to increase administrative efficiency or information. Many authors writing about organizational behavior have sought to understand why particular innova

Qian, Ning

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An Analysis of TRL-Based Cost and Schedule Models  

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The GAO's, NASA's, and the DoD's adoption of the technology readiness level (TRL) scale to improve technology management has led to the emergence of many TRL-based models that are used to monitor technology maturation, ...

Kenley, C. Robert

2012-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The complete influenza hemagglutinin fusion domain adopts a tight helical hairpin arrangement at the lipid:water interface  

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...exemplified by the 2009 outbreak of the swine flu pandemic, influenza remains...of the standard model-free Lipari-Szabo...H} NOE; (D) Model-free generalized...isotropic diffusion model. Fig. 2. Structure...interhelical H-bonds predict strong interhelical...

Justin L. Lorieau; John M. Louis; Ad Bax

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPECIAL ISSUE: Quantitative Models for Energy Systems SPECIAL EDITORS: Chung-Li Tseng  

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on Microgrid Combined Heat and Power Adoption Afzal S. Siddiqui, Chris Marnay, Jennifer L. Edwards, Ryan market modeling. The first paper, "Effects of a Carbon Tax on Combined Heat and Power Adoption Firestone, Srijay Ghosh, and Michael Stadler 26 Optimal Self-Scheduling of a Tidal Power Plant Sebastián de

Tseng, Chung-Li

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Effects of temporal correlations on cascades: Threshold models on temporal networks  

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A person's decision to adopt an idea or product is often driven by the decisions of peers, mediated through a network of social ties. A common way of modeling adoption dynamics is to use threshold models, where a node may become an adopter given a high enough rate of contacts with adopted neighbors. We study the dynamics of threshold models that take both the network topology and the timings of contacts into account, using empirical contact sequences as substrates. The models are designed such that adoption is driven by the number of contacts with different adopted neighbors within a chosen time. We find that while some networks support cascades leading to network-level adoption, some do not: the propagation of adoption depends on several factors from the frequency of contacts to burstiness and timing correlations of contact sequences. More specifically, burstiness is seen to suppress cascade sizes when compared to randomized contact timings, while timing correlations between contacts on adjacent links facilitate cascades.

Ville-Pekka Backlund; Jari Saramäki; Raj Kumar Pan

2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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The Adoption of New Adjuvant Radiation Therapy Modalities Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Breast Cancer: Clinical Correlates and Cost Implications  

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Purpose: New radiation therapy modalities have broadened treatment options for older women with breast cancer, but it is unclear how clinical factors, geographic region, and physician preference affect the choice of radiation therapy modality. Methods and Materials: We used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare database to identify women diagnosed with stage I-III breast cancer from 1998 to 2007 who underwent breast-conserving surgery. We assessed the temporal trends in, and costs of, the adoption of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and brachytherapy. Using hierarchical logistic regression, we evaluated the relationship between the use of these new modalities and patient and regional characteristics. Results: Of 35,060 patients, 69.9% received conventional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Although overall radiation therapy use remained constant, the use of IMRT increased from 0.0% to 12.6% from 1998 to 2007, and brachytherapy increased from 0.7% to 9.0%. The statistical variation in brachytherapy use attributable to the radiation oncologist and geographic region was 41.4% and 9.5%, respectively (for IMRT: 23.8% and 22.1%, respectively). Women undergoing treatment at a free-standing radiation facility were significantly more likely to receive IMRT than were women treated at a hospital-based facility (odds ratio for IMRT vs EBRT: 3.89 [95% confidence interval, 2.78-5.45]). No such association was seen for brachytherapy. The median radiation therapy cost per treated patient increased from $5389 in 2001 to $8539 in 2007. Conclusions: IMRT and brachytherapy use increased substantially from 1998 to 2007; overall, radiation therapy costs increased by more than 50%. Radiation oncologists played an important role in treatment choice for both types of radiation therapy, whereas geographic region played a bigger role in the use of IMRT than brachytherapy.

Roberts, Kenneth B. [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States) [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Soulos, Pamela R. [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States) [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Herrin, Jeph [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States) [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, Illinois (United States); Yu, James B. [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States) [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Long, Jessica B. [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States) [Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); Dostaler, Edward [Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States)] [Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (United States); and others

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Modelling of thermo-mechanical and irradiation behavior of metallic and oxide fuels for sodium fast reactors  

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A robust and reliable code to model the irradiation behavior of metal and oxide fuels in sodium cooled fast reactors is developed. Modeling capability was enhanced by adopting a non-empirical mechanistic approach to the ...

Karahan, Aydin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Exploratory Study of RFID Adoption in Retail Sector While several large retailers have mandated RFID deployment across their value chain,  

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1 An Exploratory Study of RFID Adoption in Retail Sector Abstract While several large retailers retailers still remains more uncertain. In this paper, we use an exploratory methodology, content analysis that the most significant retailer benefits are better management of inventory, improved security, and increased

Mullen, Tracy

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Examination Rules and Procedures for the Examinations Committee 2010-2011, adopted on March 18th Examination Rules and Procedures of the TU/e  

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Examination Rules and Procedures for the Examinations Committee 2010-2011, adopted on March 18th 2010 1 Examination Rules and Procedures of the TU/e The Examinations Committee for the Bachelor's and Rules and Procedures of which read as follows: Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1

Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

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Informal and formal channels of communication preferred and used in adoption of ranching practices by cattle producers in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico  

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performed a descriptive analysis of the communication channels that exist and are preferred by the cattle ranchers of the State of Nuevo Lean, Mexico when they are deciding to adopt or reject a ranching practice. The results were summarized to make...

Freund, Tamara Marie

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY (These requirements are based on a document originally adopted by the Faculty of the  

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on a document originally adopted by the Faculty of the Department of Biology on October 1, 1979, and amended/27/2011. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A. GENERAL INFORMATION 1. All requirements set out in this document are intended to be in complete the ecological, evolutionary and organismal biology (EEOB) graduate track, and one representing molecular

Tipple, Brett

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AAUP: Standards of Shared Governance The following document was adopted by the Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina in April 2005.  

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AAUP: Standards of Shared Governance The following document was adopted by the Faculty Assembly in this document, the following terms have the meanings indicated. 1. "Faculty" includes all persons holding full-time tenure-track appointments in the institution and such other faculty members and librarians as may have

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Making the `MOST' out of RFID technology: a research agenda for the study of the adoption, usage and impact of RFID  

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Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology dramatically increases the ability of the organization to acquire a vast array of data about the location and properties of any entity that can be physically tagged ... Keywords: Business value, Diffusion of innovations, IT impacts, Information technology, RFID, Radio frequency identification, Technology adoption

John Curtin; Robert J. Kauffman; Frederick J. Riggins

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Storage Business Model White Paper  

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Storage Business Model White Paper Storage Business Model White Paper Summary June 11 2013 Storage Business Model White Paper - Purpose  Identify existing business models for investors/operators, utilities, end users  Discuss alignment of storage "value proposition" with existing market designs and regulatory paradigms  Difficulties in realizing wholesale market product revenue streams for distributed storage - the "bundled applications" problem  Discuss risks/barriers to storage adoption and where existing risk mitigation measures fall down  Recommendations for policy/research steps - Alternative business models - Accelerated research into life span and failure modes

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Modeling human location data with mixtures of kernel densities  

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Location-based data is increasingly prevalent with the rapid increase and adoption of mobile devices. In this paper we address the problem of learning spatial density models, focusing specifically on individual-level data. Modeling and predicting a spatial ... Keywords: anomaly/novelty detection, kernel density estimation, probabilistic methods, social media, spatial, user modeling

Moshe Lichman, Padhraic Smyth

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business rules for semantics-aware business modelling: overview and open issues  

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This work outlines the benefits of adopting semantics-aware formalisms in the description of business vocabularies and rules in the context of enterprise modelling. Within the framework outlined by the Model-Driven Architecture (MDA) ... Keywords: business modelling, business rules, business vocabularies, enterprise modelling, model-driven architecture, reasoning engines, semantic web languages, semantics awareness

V. Cisternino; A. Corallo; G. Elia; C. Fugazza

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information and communication technology adoption and diffusion in micro-enterprises: the case of techno-savvy home-based businesses  

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The effective use of ICTs for business activities is of significant interest in a digital economy. This paper examines the adoption and diffusion of ICTs by micro home-based businesses (HBB) from an empirical study of 522 firms. Key findings include very high levels of internet, e-mail and cell phone usage for HBBs' business activities; and increasing website adoption levels with increasing geographic sales reach (from local, regional, national, to international). In spite of micro size and limited resources, many of these HBB were techno-savvy and capable of utilising the full range of ICTs to facilitate electronic business communications and online transactions. These findings are significant given the lack of prior research on the HBB sector and the scale of micro-enterprises in economies around the globe.

Delwyn N. Clark; Heather Douglas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Informal and formal channels of communication preferred and used in the adoption of ranching practices by livestock producers in the state of Nuevo Leon of northeastern Mexico  

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livestock producer members was of paramount importance to this effort. Background Mexico?s livestock industry, as is the U.S. industry, has been under a great deal of internal and external pressure to change in order to stay competitive... INFORMAL AND FORMAL CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION PREFERRED AND USED IN THE ADOPTION OF RANCHING PRACTICES BY LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS IN THE STATE OF NUEVO LE?N OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO A Dissertation by WILLIAM LEE LAZENBY Submitted...

Lazenby, William Lee

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pervasive sensing to model political opinions in face-to-face networks  

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Exposure and adoption of opinions in social networks are important questions in education, business, and government. We describe a novel application of pervasive computing based on using mobile phone sensors to measure and model the face-to-face interactions ...

Anmol Madan; Katayoun Farrahi; Daniel Gatica-Perez; Alex Pentland

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hadley Cell Dynamics in a Primitive Equation Model. Part I: Axisymmetric Flow  

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A strategy is adopted that applies the mean meridional circulation (MMC) equation to two different steady states of a primitive equation model. This allows for the investigation of the mechanisms behind the sensitivity of the Hadley cell ...

Hyun-kyung Kim; Sukyoung Lee

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules  

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The large scale penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) will introduce technical challenges to the distribution grid, but also carries the potential for vehicle-to-grid services. Namely, if available in large enough numbers, EVs can be used as a distributed energy resource (DER) and their presence can influence optimal DER investment and scheduling decisions in microgrids. In this work, a novel EV fleet aggregator model is introduced in a stochastic formulation of DER-CAM [1], an optimization tool used to address DER investment and scheduling problems. This is used to assess the impact of EV interconnections on optimal DER solutions considering uncertainty in EV driving schedules. Optimization results indicate that EVs can have a significant impact on DER investments, particularly if considering short payback periods. Furthermore, results suggest that uncertainty in driving schedules carries little significance to total energy costs, which is corroborated by results obtained using the stochastic formulation of the problem.

Center for Energy and Innovative Technologies; NEC Laboratories America Inc.; Cardoso, Goncalo; Stadler, Michael; Bozchalui, Mohammed C.; Sharma, Ratnesh; Marnay, Chris; Barbosa-Povoa, Ana; Ferrao, Paulo

2013-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2)  

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The Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2) model, which is designed to be used by any organization to enhance its own cybersecurity capabilities, is publicly available and can be downloaded now. The Energy Department continues to work with public and private partners to support adoption of the C2M2

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Mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis – An adopted set of enzymes making a pathway of major importance for the cellular metabolism  

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The highly conserved fatty acid de novo synthesis pathway in mitochondria proceeds in an acyl carrier protein-dependent manner through a discrete set of enzymes. Saccharomyces cerevisiae has served as a model for studies of mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis type II (FAS II) and as a template for identification of mammalian components. Inactivation of mitochondrial FAS II in yeast results in respiratory deficiency and loss of cytochromes. The pathway produces the octanoyl-ACP substrate for lipoic acid synthesis, but several pieces of evidence indicate that it is capable of the generation of longer fatty acids. A number of structures of mitochondrial FAS II enzymes have been published in the past few years, allowing for a comparison with their prokaryotic counterparts, several of which have been described as promising targets for antibiotics. Recently, novel links between mitochondrial FAS and RNA processing in yeast and vertebrates have been reported. In S. cerevisiae, deficiency in mitochondrial FAS results in failure of maturation of mitochondrial \\{RNAse\\} P, while, in mammals, mitochondrial 3-hydroxyacyl thioester dehydratase and the RPP14 subunit of \\{RNase\\} P are encoded by the same bicistronic transcript. The first publications linking mitochondrial FAS II to disease states in mammals are emerging.

J. Kalervo Hiltunen; Zhijun Chen; Antti M. Haapalainen; Rik K. Wierenga; Alexander J. Kastaniotis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the adoption of energy-saving technologies in the building sector: A survey study of Jing-jin-tang, China  

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Abstract The building sector of China currently consumes 20% of the total energy consumption. Studies on barriers to the adoption of building energy-saving technologies are of great significance on implementing policies related to achieving energy-saving goals. This paper studied 15 barriers with the aid of information collected through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews. The respondents were 135 employees working in the Jing-jin-tang area. Based on the results of the factor analysis, the barriers were categorized into five groups: attitudes of stakeholders, policies and regulations, auxiliary resources, profitability, and adaptability of the technologies. Analysis of the entire sample showed that the stakeholders’ reluctance to use was the largest barrier, followed by high initial investment and low profitability. Further analysis showed that the occupation and designation of the respondents and the size of the enterprises that they served influenced their perspectives on the barriers. It was found that architects attributed more importance to the adoption of energy-saving technologies than contractors; barriers confronted by employees of large enterprises and small enterprises were different; managers perceived weaker barriers than frontline employees and were more optimistic about the prospect of building energy-saving technologies. Finally, policy recommendations were proposed based on these in-depth and targeted analyses.

Ping Du; Li-Qun Zheng; Bai-Chen Xie; Arjun Mahalingam

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumer-behavorial analysis of alternate-energy adoption: the case of geothermal energy in New Mexico. Final report, 6/1/80-8/1/81  

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The overall objectives of the research described here are the determination of the market penetration prospects of geothermal energy in New Mexico and the identification of the key determinants of geothermal adoption by prospective consumers. The resources considered are intermediate temperature (65/sup 0/C less than or equal to T less than or equal to 150/sup 0/C) hydrothermal resources, and the applications examined are direct (non-electric) uses. In order to achieve the overall research objectives, four specific work tasks were undertaken: the design of a marketing research instrument for investigating prospects for the market penetration of geothermal energy; the implementation of the marketing research instrument through a pilot study of adoption behavior of prospective consumers of geothermal energy in the state of New Mexico; the identification and evaluation of market considerations which will affect the commercialization of direct geothermal applications within the state; and the design of a comprehensive marketing program to maximize the commercialization of geothermal energy in New Mexico.

McDevitt, P.; Pratt, E.; Michie, D.

1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advances in modelling of condensation phenomena  

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The physical parameters in the modelling of condensation phenomena in the CANDU reactor system codes are discussed. The experimental programs used for thermal-hydraulic code validation in the Canadian nuclear industry are briefly described. The modelling of vapour generation and in particular condensation plays a key role in modelling of postulated reactor transients. The condensation models adopted in the current state-of-the-art two-fluid CANDU reactor thermal-hydraulic system codes (CATHENA and TUF) are described. As examples of the modelling challenges faced, the simulation of a cold water injection experiment by CATHENA and the simulation of a condensation induced water hammer experiment by TUF are described.

Liu, W.S.; Zaltsgendler, E. [Ontario Hydro Nuclear, Toronto (Canada); Hanna, B. [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Pinawa, Manitoba (Canada)

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Value increasing business model for e-hospital  

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This paper developed a business value increasing model for electronic hospital (e-hospital) based on electronic value chain analysis. From this model, 58 hospital electronic business (e-business) solutions were developed. Additionally, this paper investigated the adoption patterns of these 58 e-business solutions within six US leading hospitals. The findings show that only 36 of 58 or 62% of the e-business solutions are fully or partially implemented within the six hospitals. Ultimately, the research results will be beneficial to managers and executives for accelerating e-business adoptions for e-hospital.

Robert Null; June Wei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Studies of a Cylindrical Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Cathode  

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The cathode catalyst layer is modeled using spherical agglomerate characterization. ... (16-19) In the present work, we have developed a two-dimensional (2-D) steady-state model of a cylindrical PEMFC cathode under air-breathing and pressurized conditions. ... We adopt an agglomerate catalyst layer model and recast it into a compact form for optimization of polymer electrolyte fuel cell cathodes. ...

Srinivasarao Modekurti; Brian Bullecks; Debangsu Bhattacharyya; Raghunathan Rengaswamy

2012-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Bayesian latent variable modelling in studies of air pollution and health  

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Bayesian latent variable modelling in studies of air pollution and health Duncan Lee, Gavin://www.bath.ac.uk/math-sci/BICS #12;Bayesian latent variable modelling in studies of air pollution and health. Duncan Lee (1), Gavin to the approach adopted for modelling the trend and correlation. KEYWORDS: Air pollution and health; Bayesian

Burton, Geoffrey R.

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A Generative Approach to Model Interpreter Evolution Jing Zhang, Jeff Gray, and Yuehua Lin  

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to a simulation engine or analysis tool [12]. Generally speaking, a meta- model is relatively stable and seldomA Generative Approach to Model Interpreter Evolution Jing Zhang, Jeff Gray, and Yuehua Lin} @ cis.uab.edu Abstract. Domain-specific modeling techniques are being adopted with more frequency

Gray, Jeffrey G.

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Our scenario is akin to the magnetic furnace model proposed by Axford and  

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Our scenario is akin to the magnetic furnace model proposed by Axford and McKenzie (14­16) and to ideas invoking reconnection of mesoscale loops (38, 39). We adopt from the furnace model the idea. However, our model of the nascent solar wind is intrinsically 3-D, and the magnetic field geometry

Pe'er, Dana

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Optimal Deployment of Thermal Energy Storage under Diverse Economic and Climate Conditions  

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solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) U-factor Walls W/m K U-m K U-factor Windows W/m K SHGC 3.2. DER-CAM Optimization In

DeForest, Nicolas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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South Fork Tolt River Hydroelectric Project : Adopted Portions of a 1987 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission`s Final Environmental Impact Statement.  

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The South Fork Tolt River Hydroelectric Project that world produce 6.55 average megawatts of firm energy per year and would be sited in the Snohomish River Basin, Washington, was evaluated by the Federal Energy Regulatory commission (FERC) along with six other proposed projects for environmental effects and economic feasibility Based on its economic analysis and environmental evaluation of the project, the FERC staff found that the South Fork Tolt River Project would be economically feasible and would result in insignificant Impacts if sedimentation issues could be resolved. Upon review, the BPA is adopting portions of the 1987 FERC FEIS that concern the South Fork Tolt River Hydroelectric Project and updating specific sections in an Attachment.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the optical cross talk level in the SiPMs adopted in ASTRI SST-2M Cherenkov Camera using EASIROC front-end electronics  

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ASTRI (Astrofisica con Specchi a Tecnologia Replicante Italiana), is a flagship project of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research whose main goal is the design and construction of an end-to-end prototype of the Small Size of Telescopes of the Cherenkov Telescope Array. The prototype, named ASTRI SST-2M, will adopt a wide field dual mirror optical system in a Schwarzschild-Couder configuration to explore the VHE range of the electromagnetic spectrum. The camera at the focal plane is based on Silicon Photo-Multipliers detectors which is an innovative solution for the detection astronomical Cherenkov light. This contribution reports some preliminary results on the evaluation of the optical cross talk level among the SiPM pixels foreseen for the ASTRI SST-2M camera.

Impiombato, D; Mineo, T; Agnetta, G; Biondo, B; Catalano, O; Gargano, C; La Rosa, G; Russo, F; Sottile, G; Belluso, M; Billotta, S; Bonanno, G; Garozzo, S; Marano, D; Romeo, G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Transportation: Accelerating Widespread Adoption...  

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Testing & Integration Facility (VTIF). Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 26770-C. Electric vehicles at a VTIF charging station connected to a solar microgrid. Photo by Dennis...

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On the modeling of time-varying delays  

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functions were limited to steps, ramps and sinusoids. This limited class of inputs and delays defines the scope of this thesis and the results are to be interpreted as such. The methodology adopted to identify the basic underpinnings of models was system...

Shah, Chirag Laxmikant

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Using a CSP Based Programming Model for Reconfigurable Processor Arrays  

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The growing trend towards adoption of flexible and heterogeneous, parallel computing architectures has increased the challenges faced by the programming community. We propose a method to program an emerging class of reconfigurable processor arrays by ... Keywords: CSP, Programming Models, Coarse-grained Reconfigurable Architectures

Zain-ul-Abdin; Bertil Svensson

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Aerospace Component Cost Modelling Study for Value Driven Design  

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of the research project is to understand, develop and implement a strategy to allow future generations of gas to develop cost modelling tools and techniques that can be adopted during the engine design phases turbines to be designed to meet not only performance and cost targets but to also take into account other

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Exploring open innovation approaches adopted by small and medium firms in emerging/growth industries: case studies from Daegu-Gyeongbuk region of South Korea  

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This study explores the status of open innovation in small and medium firms that operate in emerging or growth technological industries that have been designated as new growth engines in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk district in South Korea. Chesbrough (2003, 2006a,b) had demonstrated that the motive power of growth and development of big enterprises, be it in hi-tech or low-tech industries of USA, is 'open innovation'. Studies that followed examined the relationship between open innovation and industry performance had focused considerably on developed/mature industries. Though they analysed open innovation of small and medium firms, their analysis was limited to statistical relationships between open innovation and industry performances. Through the case studies this study's findings indicate that small and medium firms in South Korea seem to be dynamically adopting open innovation in the process of changing their business lines to more prospective hi-tech areas for their existence. It also seems that continuous growth and development could not be expected with closed innovation, and that the existence of small and medium firms can be threatened during verification period because it takes considerable time to get approval or support form markets or science and technology business circle.

Jin-Hyo Joseph Yun; Avvari V. Mohan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EMPIRICAL MODELS FOR DARK MATTER HALOS. I. NONPARAMETRIC CONSTRUCTION OF DENSITY PROFILES AND COMPARISON WITH PARAMETRIC MODELS  

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random ve- locity, the end state of such systems departed from a simple power law, resembling instead. 1988). Dubinski & Carlberg (1991) adopted Hernquist's (1990) double- power-law model (itself Terzic´ Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 Received 2006 May 11

Terzi, BalÂ?a

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Model Policies | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Center Center Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center FAQs Publications Resource Guides eLearning Model Policies Glossary Related Links ACE Learning Series Utility Savings Estimators Model Policies States and local jurisdictions across the nation have demonstrated leadership in developing programs and policies that both encourage and require compliance with energy codes, stretch codes (e.g., above-minimum codes) and green building techniques, energy-efficiency practices, and environmentally-friendly procedures. The laws and regulations behind these programs and policies can help states and jurisdictions establish unique policies to address their particular needs. Model policies for residential and commercial building construction have

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A Transformation Approach for Modeling and Analysis of Complex UML Statecharts: A Case Study  

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transformation Petri nets model analysis 1.0 Introduction The Object Management Group (OMG) adopted a new. Entry transition. The basic form of the intermediate model for entry transitions of a composite state is a fork transition as shown in Fig. 1. A fork transition has one source state and multiple target states

Shatz, Sol M.

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Wireless channel characterization and modeling in oil and gas refinery plants  

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Wireless channel characterization and modeling in oil and gas refinery plants Stefano Savazzi1 modeling approach is validated by experimental measurements in two oil refinery sites using industry standard ISA SP100.11a compliant commercial devices operating at 2.4GHz. I. INTRODUCTION The adoption

Savazzi, Stefano

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Modeling & Simulation - Batteries  

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Production of Batteries for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Production of Batteries for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles battery assessment graph Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are currently being implemented in hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), and electric (EV) vehicles. While nickel metal-hydride will continue to be the battery chemistry of choice for some HEV models, Li-ion will be the dominate battery chemistry of the remaining market share for the near-future. Large government incentives are currently necessary for customer acceptance of the vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf. Understanding the parameters that control the cost of Li-ion will help researchers and policy makers understand the potential of Li-ion batteries to meet battery energy density and cost goals, thus enabling widespread adoption without incentives.

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MeTAGeM-Trace: Improving trace generation in model transformation by leveraging the role of transformation models  

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Abstract In the context of Model-Driven Engineering (MDE), generation of traces can be automated using the implicit traceability relationships contained in any model transformation. Besides, if transformations are developed adopting a Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) approach, i.e. promoting the role of models and the level of automation, model transformation will benefit from the promised advantages of MDE in terms of less costly software development while reducing the inherent complexity of coding model transformations. To put these ideas into practice, this work introduces MeTAGeM-Trace, the first prototype of an EMF-based toolkit for the MDD of model-to-model transformations which supports trace generation, i.e. it allows developing model transformations that produce not only the corresponding target models, but also a trace model between the elements of the source and target models involved in the transformation.

Álvaro Jiménez; Juan M. Vara; Verónica A. Bollati; Esperanza Marcos

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIU Recreation Services (RS) adopted a t-shirt and sleeve policy on Monday, August 30th Student Recreation Center and the Chick Evans Field House. Full-back shirts with sleeves (i.e.  

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NIU Recreation Services (RS) adopted a t-shirt and sleeve policy on Monday, August 30th for the Student Recreation Center and the Chick Evans Field House. Full-back shirts with sleeves (i.e. no cut-Fitted Shirts that cover the arm pit area are acceptable. A zero tolerance policy will be enforced. Recreation

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Adopt-a-Patient Form The Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana cares for over 1,600 wildlife cases every year. Our ability to care for these animals is  

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Adopt-a-Patient Form The Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana cares: Dr. Javier Nevarez, Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #12;Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana

Harms, Kyle E.

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SCANNING ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPY MODELING FOR MICROMECHANICAL MEASUREMENTS OF COMPLEX SUBSTRATES  

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function of the substrate-fluid interface form the two key problems of effective SAM modeling. In the SAM modeling literature, a variety of approaches have been proposed for evaluating Eq 2.1. The approaches most frequently adopted are founded either... 1973). As seen from Eq 2.1, the evaluation of the reflected pressure field requires the computation of the angular spectrum and reflectance function. In general, these quantities can be computed independently. For angular spectrum calculation we...

Marangos, Orestes

2010-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Integrated Deployment Model  

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Integrated Deployment Model Integrated Deployment Model NREL's integrated deployment model provides a framework to focus on the national goal of accelerating market adoption of clean energy technologies through local efforts. With support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), NREL developed and applies the integrated deployment model to select projects including disaster recovery, statewide activities, federal agency support, island activities, and community renewable energy deployment. How the Model Works To address the complex challenges of multi-technology, multi-stakeholder, and multi-fuel deployment, NREL created the integrated deployment model to support each technology area separately but also consider the integration points between the technologies. NREL also identifies the cross-cutting

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The basic keratin 10-binding domain of the virulence-associated pneumococcal serine-rich protein PsrP adopts a novel MSCRAMM fold  

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...figure S1). The ensemble of 18 monomer models...different sites of the two proteins (see electronic supplementary...binding to intrinsically disordered protein regions [24] such...the interactions of disordered proteins. J. Mol. Biol...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Classification of multifluid CP world models  

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Various classification schemes exist for homogeneous and isotropic (CP) world models, which include pressureless matter (so-called dust) and Einstein's cosmological constant Lambda. We here classify the solutions of more general world models consisting of up to four non-interacting fluids, each with pressure P, energy density epsilon and an equation of state P = (gamma - 1) epsilon with 0 0) tends to yield the smoothest fits of the Supernova Ia data from Perlmutter et al. (1999). Adopting the SN Ia constraints, exotic negative energy density components can be fittingly included only if the universe consists of four or more fluids.

Jens Thomas; Hartmut Schulz

2000-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumer Vehicle Choice Model Documentation  

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In response to the Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions standards, automobile manufacturers will need to adopt new technologies to improve the fuel economy of their vehicles and to reduce the overall GHG emissions of their fleets. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed the Optimization Model for reducing GHGs from Automobiles (OMEGA) to estimate the costs and benefits of meeting GHG emission standards through different technology packages. However, the model does not simulate the impact that increased technology costs will have on vehicle sales or on consumer surplus. As the model documentation states, “While OMEGA incorporates functions which generally minimize the cost of meeting a specified carbon dioxide (CO2) target, it is not an economic simulation model which adjusts vehicle sales in response to the cost of the technology added to each vehicle.” Changes in the mix of vehicles sold, caused by the costs and benefits of added fuel economy technologies, could make it easier or more difficult for manufacturers to meet fuel economy and emissions standards, and impacts on consumer surplus could raise the costs or augment the benefits of the standards. Because the OMEGA model does not presently estimate such impacts, the EPA is investigating the feasibility of developing an adjunct to the OMEGA model to make such estimates. This project is an effort to develop and test a candidate model. The project statement of work spells out the key functional requirements for the new model.

Liu, Changzheng [ORNL] [ORNL; Greene, David L [ORNL] [ORNL

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth across stress barriers  

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth t This paper deals with the so-called ``pseudo three-dimensional'' (P3D) model for a hydraulic fracture of the length, height, and aperture of the hydraulic fracture, in contrast to the numerical formulations adopted

Peirce, Anthony

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Faculty perceptions about attributes and barriers impacting the adoption and diffusion of Web-Based Educational Technologies (WBETs) at the University of Cape Coast and the University of Ghana, Legon  

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-ROMs, local area networks or Intranet supported educational materials, and multi-media equipment, like projectors, sound speakers, and microphones. Research has revealed many factors affecting the adoption and diffusion of Web Based Educational.... The choices of mediums listed were: audiotape or Audio-Video, CD- ROM/multimedia (other than Internet - / intranet-based), computer conferencing (Internet / Intranet-based/Web-based), audio-conferencing / audio-graphics, radio, ITV, and print-based mediums...

Yakah, Jemima Abena

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Bottom-up Representation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Technologies in Integrated Assessment Models for the Cement Sector  

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Adoption of efficient end-use technologies is one of the key measures for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. How to effectively analyze and manage the costs associated with GHG reductions becomes extremely important for the industry and policy makers around the world. Energy-climate (EC) models are often used for analyzing the costs of reducing GHG emissions for various emission-reduction measures, because an accurate estimation of these costs is critical for identifying and choosing optimal emission reduction measures, and for developing related policy options to accelerate market adoption and technology implementation. However, accuracies of assessing of GHG-emission reduction costs by taking into account the adoption of energy efficiency technologies will depend on how well these end-use technologies are represented in integrated assessment models (IAM) and other energy-climate models.

Sathaye, J.; Xu, T.; Galitsky, C.

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic model Basic model  

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Early days Basic model Literature Classical literature Bayes pre-MCMC Bayes post-MCMC Basic model systems via latent factors Hedibert Freitas Lopes Booth School of Business University of Chicago Col / 66 #12;Early days Basic model Literature Classical literature Bayes pre-MCMC Bayes post-MCMC Basic

Liu, I-Shih

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Cognitive Social Learners: an Architecture for Modeling Normative Behavior Rahmatollah Beheshti  

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to accurately model the in- fluence of norms at governing the adoption of sustainable practices. Norms play Department of EECS University of Central Florida Orlando, FL gitars@eecs.ucf.edu Abstract In many cases, creating long-term solutions to sustainability issues requires not only innovative technology, but also

Sukthankar, Gita Reese

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Appendix: Mercury Emissions used in CAM-Chem/Hg model. 1. Anthropogenic emissions  

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Appendix: Mercury Emissions used in CAM-Chem/Hg model. 1. Anthropogenic emissions The anthropogenic emission of mercury is directly adopted from global mercury emission inventory [Pacyna et al., 2005]. The anthropogenic emissions are shown in annual averaged total mercury emissions. (Unit: µg/m2 /day) 2. Land

Meskhidze, Nicholas

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Pattern-oriented modelling: a ‘multi-scope’ for predictive systems ecology  

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...calibration methods [22]. 4. A mini-review The adoption of POM...explicitly refer to POM. This mini-review shows that POM can be...ecology than captured by our mini-review: many highly predictive...model in this field includes a grid of cells that can be empty or...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power system analysis project Modeling and Sizing optimization of Stand-alone  

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Power system analysis project Modeling and Sizing optimization of Stand-alone photovoltaic/wind-in, cut-out wind speed and rated power, into the optimization based on the real load of the site and write wind turbine is used to adopt its advantage of low noise and relatively low requirement of the quality

Lavaei, Javad

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QxDB: a generic database to support mathematical modelling in biology  

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...which QxDB might be applied, e.g. anatomical...mathematical modelling applied to cancer (this...provided by the new technologies steadily increases...requirement for handling the increasing amount...adopt the following procedure. For a given parameter...easily customized and applied to different research...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of constitutive laws on the modeling of thermo-viscoplastic behaviour of an aluminum alloy  

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Comparison of constitutive laws on the modeling of thermo-viscoplastic behaviour of an aluminum.guines@insa-rennes.fr, d email: shdgj@sdu.edu.cn Keywords: Hardening law; Aluminum alloy; Flow stress; Temperature; Strain, the innovative lightweight materials, such as aluminum alloys, have been widely adopted in the automotive

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Fisheries Research 78 (2006) 309322 A Poisson and negative binomial regression model of sea turtle  

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Fisheries Research 78 (2006) 309­322 A Poisson and negative binomial regression model of sea turtle February 2005; received in revised form 28 November 2005; accepted 15 December 2005 Abstract Sea turtle measures, including a swordfish harvest ban, have been adopted to protect sea turtles. This study explores

Hawai'i at Manoa, University of

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Linear delta expansion applied to the O'Raifeartaigh model  

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We reassess the method of the linear delta expansion for the calculation of effective potentials in superspace, by adopting the improved version of the super-Feynman rules in the framework of the O'Raifeartaigh model for spontaneous supersymmetry breaking. The effective potential is calculated using both the fastest apparent convergence and the principle of minimal sensitivity criteria and the consistency and efficacy of the method are checked in deriving the Coleman-Weinberg potential.

Abdalla, M. C. B.; Senise, Carlos R. Jr. [Instituto de Fisica Teorica, UNESP, Rua Pamplona 145, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, SP, 01405-900 (Brazil); Helayeel-Neto, J. A. [Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150, Urca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22290-180 (Brazil); Nedel, Daniel L. [Universidade Federal do Pampa, Rua Carlos Barbosa S/N, Bairro Getulio Vargas, 96412-420, Bage, RS (Brazil)

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Damsel - A Data Model Storage Library for Exascale Science  

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The goal of this project is to enable exascale computational science applications to interact conveniently and efficiently with storage through abstractions that match their data models. We will accomplish this through three major activities: (1) identifying major data model motifs in computational science applications and developing representative benchmarks; (2) developing a data model storage library, called Damsel, that supports these motifs, provides efficient storage data layouts, incorporates optimizations to enable exascale operation, and is tolerant to failures; and (3) productizing Damsel and working with computational scientists to encourage adoption of this library by the scientific community.

Samatova, Nagiza F

2014-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Plasma modeling in an electron-cyclotron-resonance ion source  

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Modeling calculations of an electron-cyclotron-resonance ion source (ECRIS) are presented. The adopted model is described through an analysis of the impact of ECR heating, transport, and atomic-collision processes on the particle balance in an ECRIS. On the basis of the obtained numerical results, general relationships among externally controllable parameters, and plasma and ion-beam characteristics are derived. Comparison with experimental results that use the electron energy as the only fitting parameter supports the applied model. The predicted general trends provide some basis for future experiments.

S. Pei? and M. Vukovi?

1990-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Cryogenic system for ITER CS model coil  

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A 5-kW/4.5-K helium refrigerator has been developed, which will be used for the test of ITER Central Solenoid Model Coil that is under fabrication by an international collaboration under the framework of the ITER Engineering Design Activity. Its acceptance test was recently finished and its specified refrigeration power of 5 kW with a surplus liquefaction rate of 114 1/h was demonstrated. A major feature of the refrigerator is that newly developed components, such as helium compressor and turbo-expander, are adopted in its simple refrigeration process in order that the results will be transferred to the ITER helium cryogenic system.

Kato, T.; Hamada, K.; Kawano, K.; Hiyama, T. [JAERI, Naka Fusion Research Establishment, Nada-machi, Nada-gun, Ibaraki-ken (Japan)] [and others

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DYNAMICAL MODELING OF GALAXY MERGERS USING IDENTIKIT  

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We present dynamical models of four interacting systems: NGC 5257/8, The Mice, the Antennae, and NGC 2623. The parameter space of the encounters are constrained using the Identikit model-matching and visualization tool. Identikit utilizes hybrid N-body and test particle simulations to enable rapid exploration of the parameter space of galaxy mergers. The Identikit-derived matches of these systems are reproduced with self-consistent collisionless simulations which show very similar results. The models generally reproduce the observed morphology and H I kinematics of the tidal tails in these systems with reasonable properties inferred for the progenitor galaxies. The models presented here are the first to appear in the literature for NGC 5257/8 and NGC 2623, and The Mice and the Antennae are compared with previously published models. Based on the assumed mass model and our derived initial conditions, the models indicate that the four systems are currently being viewed 175-260 Myr after first passage and cover a wide range of merger stages. In some instances there are mismatches between the models and the data (e.g., in the length of a tail); these are likely due to our adoption of a single mass model for all galaxies. Despite the use of a single mass model, these results demonstrate the utility of Identikit in constraining the parameter space for galaxy mergers when applied to real data.

Privon, G. C.; Evans, A. S. [Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 (United States); Barnes, J. E. [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, at Manoa, Honolulu, HI (United States); Hibbard, J. E. [National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA 22904 (United States); Yun, M. S. [Astronomy Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 (United States); Mazzarella, J. M. [NASA Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Armus, L.; Surace, J., E-mail: gcp8y@virginia.edu [Spitzer Science Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States)

2013-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercial Buildings Sector Agent-Based Model | Open Energy Information  

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Commercial Buildings Sector Agent-Based Model Commercial Buildings Sector Agent-Based Model Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Commercial Buildings Sector Agent-Based Model Agency/Company /Organization: Argonne National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings - Commercial Phase: Evaluate Options Topics: Implementation Resource Type: Technical report User Interface: Website Website: web.anl.gov/renewables/research/building_agent_based_model.html OpenEI Keyword(s): EERE tool, Commercial Buildings Sector Agent-Based Model Language: English References: Building Efficiency: Development of an Agent-based Model of the US Commercial Buildings Sector[1] Model the market-participants, dynamics, and constraints-help decide whether to adopt energy-efficient technologies to meet commercial building

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Simplified models for same-spin new physics scenarios  

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Simplified models are an important tool for the interpretation of searches for new physics at the LHC. They are defined by a small number of new particles together with a specific production and decay pattern. The simplified models adopted in the experimental analyses thus far have been derived from supersymmetric theories, and they have been used to set limits on supersymmetric particle masses. We investigate the applicability of such simplified supersymmetric models to a wider class of new physics scenarios, in particular those with same-spin Standard Model partners. We focus on the pair production of quark partners and analyze searches for jets and missing energy within a simplified supersymmetric model with scalar quarks and a simplified model with spin-1/2 quark partners. Despite sizable differences in the detection efficiencies due to the spin of the new particles, the limits on particle masses are found to be rather similar. We conclude that the supersymmetric simplified models employed in current expe...

Edelhäuser, Lisa; Sonneveld, Jory

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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B {yields} {pi}K puzzle: Solutions in the Standard Model and in New Physics  

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The present B {yields} {pi}K data is studied in the context of the standard model (SM) and with new physics (NP). We confirm that the SM has difficulties explaining the B {yields} {pi}K measurements. By adopting an effective-lagrangian parametrization of NP effects, we are able to rule out several classes of NP. Our model-independent analysis shows that the B {yields} {pi}K data can be accommodated by NP in the electroweak penguin sector.

Baek, Seungwon; Hamel, Philippe; London, David [Physique des Particules, Universite de Montreal, C.P. 6128, succ. centre-ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7 (Canada); Datta, Alakabha [Department of Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A7 (Canada); Suprun, Denis A. [Physics Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 11973 (United States)

2005-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Energy Resources Market Diffusion Model  

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Distributed generation (DG) technologies, such as gas-fired reciprocating engines and microturbines, have been found to be economically beneficial in meeting commercial-sector electrical, heating, and cooling loads. Even though the electric-only efficiency of DG is lower than that offered by traditional central stations, combined heat and power (CHP) applications using recovered heat can make the overall system energy efficiency of distributed energy resources (DER) greater. From a policy perspective, however, it would be useful to have good estimates of penetration rates of DER under various economic and regulatory scenarios. In order to examine the extent to which DER systems may be adopted at a national level, we model the diffusion of DER in the US commercial building sector under different technical research and technology outreach scenarios. In this context, technology market diffusion is assumed to depend on the system's economic attractiveness and the developer's knowledge about the technology. The latter can be spread both by word-of-mouth and by public outreach programs. To account for regional differences in energy markets and climates, as well as the economic potential for different building types, optimal DER systems are found for several building types and regions. Technology diffusion is then predicted via two scenarios: a baseline scenario and a program scenario, in which more research improves DER performance and stronger technology outreach programs increase DER knowledge. The results depict a large and diverse market where both optimal installed capacity and profitability vary significantly across regions and building types. According to the technology diffusion model, the West region will take the lead in DER installations mainly due to high electricity prices, followed by a later adoption in the Northeast and Midwest regions. Since the DER market is in an early stage, both technology research and outreach programs have the potential to increase DER adoption, and thus, shift building energy consumption to a more efficient alternative.

Maribu, Karl Magnus; Firestone, Ryan; Marnay, Chris; Siddiqui,Afzal S.

2006-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate and Energy Policy for U.S. Passenger Vehicles: A Technology-Rich Economic Modeling and Policy Analysis  

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-based relationship between income growth and travel demand, turnover of the vehicle stock, and cost-driven investment both in reduction of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle fuel consumption as well as in adoptionClimate and Energy Policy for U.S. Passenger Vehicles: A Technology-Rich Economic Modeling

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Abstract--This paper formulates a conceptual model for designing wireless sensor networks as a development enabling  

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enabler in a rural farming context. Based on the proposed model, the paper explains the research an acceptable value while requiring minimum interaction with any existent infrastructure, which is typically and power systems, in addition to WSN. Even more importantly, we adopt a participatory design approach

Subramanian, Sriram

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EXPONENTIAL SMOOTHING MODEL  

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In the last two decades, production and manufacturing management has rapidly adopted a range of new concepts: manufacturing strategy, focused factory, just-in-time manufacturing, concurrent engineering, total ...

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Multi-terminal Subsystem Model Validation for Pacific DC Intertie  

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this paper proposes to validate dynamic model of Pacific DC Intertie with the concept of hybrid simulation by combing simulation with PMU measurements. The Playback function available in GE PSLF is adopted for hybrid simulation. It is demonstrated for the first time the feasibility of using Playback function on multi-terminal subsystem. Sensitivity studies are also presented as a result of common PMU measurement quality problem, ie, offset noise and time synchronization. Results indicate a good tolerance of PDCI model generally. It is recommended that requirements should apply to phasor measurements in model validation work to ensure better analysis. Key parameters are identified based on impact of value change to model behavior. Two events are employed for preliminary model validation with PMU measurements. Suggestions are made for PDCI model validation work in the future.

Yang, Bo; Huang, Zhenyu; Kosterev, Dmitry

2008-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling & Simulation  

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Modeling & Simulation Modeling & Simulation Research into alternative forms of energy, especially energy security, is one of the major national security imperatives of this...

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How to improve adoption of LCA  

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This article reviews efforts made by the United Nations Environment Programme to assess the progress in life cycle assessment (LCA) implementation worldwide. The effort was approached ... included a document sear...

Garrette Clark; Bas de Leeuw

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COURSE TEXTBOOK ADOPTIONS FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY POLICY  

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of the beginning of the term so that the vendors will be able to purchase nationally and locally and then resell is of the essence in regard to compliance with all four requirements. The per term deadlines for listing the importance of accommodating our students who are searching for the means of controlling their educational

Sura, Philip

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Experimental adoption of RCM in EDF substations  

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EDF, after testing Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) on systems used in nuclear power plants, has now successfully extended RCM to all of its nuclear power plants. In the light of this experience, EDF has committed itself to a pilot study on a line bay of a 400 kV substation in 1992. The RCM method as applied benefited from EDF`s policy of maintenance, introduced five years ago on all substations, which has enhanced prospects of reliability. The original feature in the selection of maintenance tasks was that it brought into play two criteria for failure assessment - frequency and seriousness - and two criteria for maintenance task selection - efficiency and facility. The final outcome of RCM as applied to substation maintenance is to categorize maintenance tasks into: (1) essential maintenance tasks, (2) optional tasks, depending on the type and location of the substation, as well as on factors relating to local management of maintenance policy, and (3) unnecessary tasks.

Heroin, G.; Aupied, J. [Electricite de France, Clarmart (France); Sanchis, G. [Direction EDF Production Transport, Courbevoie (France)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ADOPTED VERSION 1 STATE OF MONTANA  

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, and operate high-performance and resilient buildings. An integrated design process to optimize energy comprehensive energy plans for buildings that implement energy efficiency, passive design, utilization of local energy sources and local renewable energy sources; 4. Protect and conserve the natural resources

Dyer, Bill

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2011 Texas Jurisdiction Energy Code Adoption Survey  

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,000, is as follows: City Code Year Abilene 2000 Addison 2006 Allen 2006 Amarillo 2006 Angleton None Arlington 2003 Austin 2009 Baytown 2006 Beaumont 2009 Bedford 2000 Big Spring 2009 Borger 2006 Brownsville 2006 Bryan 2003 Burleson 2006 Carrollton... 2009 Cedar Hill 2006 Cedar Park 2009 Cleburne 2003 College Station 2009 Conroe 2000 Coppell 2006 Copperas Cove 2000 Corpus Christi 2003 Corsicana 2009 Dallas 2006 Deer Park 2006 Del Rio 2006 Denton 2006 Desoto 2009 ESL-TR-11-02-02 2011...

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361

2010 Texas Jurisdiction Energy Code Adoption Survey  

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2006 The Colony 2006 Tyler 2006 Victoria 2000 Waco 2009 Waxahachie 2006 Weatherford 2003 Weslaco 2003 Wichita Falls 2006 ESL-TR-10-06-01 ...

362

Measuring & Mitigating Electric Vehicle Adoption Barriers.  

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??Transitioning our cars to run on renewable sources of energy is crucial to addressing concerns over energy security and climate change. Electric vehicles (EVs), vehicles… (more)

Tommy, Carpenter

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

ZEBRA MUSSEL CONTROL EMERGENCY ADOPTION PREAMBLE  

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to be in the billions of dollars. Zebra mussels affect natural ecosystems both directly and indirectly. The greatest action adds Lake Ray Roberts and Lake Lewisville to the list of water bodies under special regulations of retaining or holding water as a consequence of being immersed in a waterbody have been completely drained

US Army Corps of Engineers

364

Market Transformation: Fuel Cell Early Adoption (Presentation...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Fuel Cell Technologies Office Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Fuel Cells Technology Validation Manufacturing Safety, Codes, and Standards Education Market...

365

Market Transformation: Fuel Cell Early Adoption (Presentation)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presented at the DOE Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop held January 23-24, 2008 in Golden, Colorado.

366

Experiment-Based Model for the Chemical Interactions between Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Experiment-Based Model for the Chemical Interactions between Geothermal Experiment-Based Model for the Chemical Interactions between Geothermal Rocks, Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and Water Geothermal Project Jump to: navigation, search Last modified on July 22, 2011. Project Title Experiment-Based Model for the Chemical Interactions between Geothermal Rocks, Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and Water Project Type / Topic 1 Recovery Act: Enhanced Geothermal Systems Component Research and Development/Analysis Project Type / Topic 2 Supercritical Carbon Dioxide / Reservoir Rock Chemical Interactions Project Description The geochemical model will be developed on a foundation of both theory and measurements of chemical and physical interactions between minerals, rocks, scCO2 and water. An experimentally validated reservoir modeling capability is critically important for the evaluation of the scCO2-EGS concept, the adoption of which could significantly enhance energy production in the USA.

367

Knowledge Encapsulation Framework for Collaborative Social Modeling  

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This paper describes the Knowledge Encapsulation Framework (KEF), a suite of tools to enable knowledge inputs (relevant, domain-specific facts) to modeling and simulation projects, as well as other domains that require effective collaborative workspaces for knowledge-based task. This framework can be used to capture evidence (e.g., trusted material such as journal articles and government reports), discover new evidence (covering both trusted and social media), enable discussions surrounding domain-specific topics and provide automatically generated semantic annotations for improved corpus investigation. The current KEF implementation is presented within a wiki environment, providing a simple but powerful collaborative space for team members to review, annotate, discuss and align evidence with their modeling frameworks. The novelty in this approach lies in the combination of automatically tagged and user-vetted resources, which increases user trust in the environment, leading to ease of adoption for the collaborative environment.

Cowell, Andrew J.; Gregory, Michelle L.; Marshall, Eric J.; McGrath, Liam R.

2009-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

368

Lifecycle Model  

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This chapter describes the lifecycle model used for the Departmental software engineering methodology.

1997-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

369

Final Report Coupling in silico microbial models with reactive transport models to predict the fate of contaminants in the subsurface.  

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This project successfully accomplished its goal of coupling genome-scale metabolic models with hydrological and geochemical models to predict the activity of subsurface microorganisms during uranium bioremediation. Furthermore, it was demonstrated how this modeling approach can be used to develop new strategies to optimize bioremediation. The approach of coupling genome-scale metabolic models with reactive transport modeling is now well enough established that it has been adopted by other DOE investigators studying uranium bioremediation. Furthermore, the basic principles developed during our studies will be applicable to much broader investigations of microbial activities, not only for other types of bioremediation, but microbial metabolism in diversity of environments. This approach has the potential to make an important contribution to predicting the impact of environmental perturbations on the cycling of carbon and other biogeochemical cycles.

Lovley, Derek R.

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

370

Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with  

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investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules Title Optimal investment and scheduling of distributed energy resources with uncertainty in electric vehicles driving schedules Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-6471E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Cardoso, Gonçalo, Michael Stadler, Mohammad Bozchalui, Ratnesh Sharma, Chris Marnay, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, and Paulo Ferrão Journal Energy Date Published 10/2013 Abstract The large scale penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) will introduce technical challenges to the distribution grid, but also carries the potential for vehicle-to-grid services. Namely, if available in large enough numbers, EVs can be used as a distributed energy resource (DER) and their presence can influence optimal DER investment and scheduling decisions in microgrids. In this work, a novel EV fleet aggregator model is introduced in a stochastic formulation of DER-CAM [1], an optimization tool used to address DER investment and scheduling problems. This is used to assess the impact of EV interconnections on optimal DER solutions considering uncertainty in EV driving schedules. Optimization results indicate that EVs can have a significant impact on DER investments, particularly if considering short payback periods. Furthermore, results suggest that uncertainty in driving schedules carries little significance to total energy costs, which is corroborated by results obtained using the stochastic formulation of the problem.

371

Optimal Deployment of Thermal Energy Storage under Diverse Economic and Climate Conditions  

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This paper presents an investigation of the economic benefit of thermal energy storage (TES) for cooling, across a range of economic and climate conditions. Chilled water TES systems are simulated for a large office building in four distinct locations, Miami in the U.S.; Lisbon, Portugal; Shanghai, China; and Mumbai, India. Optimal system size and operating schedules are determined using the optimization model DER-CAM, such that total cost, including electricity and amortized capital costs are minimized. The economic impacts of each optimized TES system is then compared to systems sized using a simple heuristic method, which bases system size as fraction (50percent and 100percent) of total on-peak summer cooling loads. Results indicate that TES systems of all sizes can be effective in reducing annual electricity costs (5percent-15percent) and peak electricity consumption (13percent-33percent). The investigation also indentifies a number of criteria which drive TES investment, including low capital costs, electricity tariffs with high power demand charges and prolonged cooling seasons. In locations where these drivers clearly exist, the heuristically sized systems capture much of the value of optimally sized systems; between 60percent and 100percent in terms of net present value. However, in instances where these drivers are less pronounced, the heuristic tends to oversize systems, and optimization becomes crucial to ensure economically beneficial deployment of TES, increasing the net present value of heuristically sized systems by as much as 10 times in some instances.

DeForest, Nicolas; Mendes, Goncalo; Stadler, Michael; Feng, Wei; Lai, Judy; Marnay, Chris

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

372

Flamelet model for pulverized coal combustion  

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Abstract A new flamelet model applicable to the simulation of pulverized coal combustion has been developed. First, a modeling approach that considers the coupling with both devolatilization and char combustion was adopted. We changed the fuel composition of the flamelet equation relative to the states of devolatilization and char combustion. In order to determine the fuel composition coming through the char combustion, all the gasified char was assumed to be converted into CO by the oxidation reaction. The validity of the developed flamelet model was examined in a simple two-dimensional pulverized coal jet field ignited by burnt co-flows. The accuracy of the model was evaluated by comparing its instantaneous distributions of temperature, CO2 mass fraction, and OH mass fraction with those of a detailed chemistry model. Good agreement was obtained in terms of the overall features of turbulent structures and combustion state, although the flamelet model showed slightly quicker ignition due to the transitional state in the ignition process being insufficiently reproducible.

Junya Watanabe; Kenji Yamamoto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Modeling Transformation  

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Modeling Transformation What does each step do? #12;Transformation Procedure #12;Transformation Procedure #12;Building Your Model Yarn = chromosomal DNA Beads - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Ribosomes #12;Add transformation solution Tube CaCl2 #12;Transformation solution: CaCl2

Rose, Michael R.

374

Small Wind Innovation Zone and Model Ordinance | Department of Energy  

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

Small Wind Innovation Zone and Model Ordinance Small Wind Innovation Zone and Model Ordinance Small Wind Innovation Zone and Model Ordinance < Back Eligibility Institutional Local Government Schools State Government Utility Savings Category Wind Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Iowa Program Type Solar/Wind Permitting Standards Provider Iowa League of Cities In May 2009, the Iowa legislature created the Small Wind Innovation Zone Program, which allows any city, county, or other political subdivision to create small wind innovation zones that promote small wind production. In order to qualify for the designation, the city must adopt the Small Wind Innovation Zone Model Ordinance and also establish an expedited approval process for small wind energy systems. System owners must also enter into a

375

Business Models for Code Compliance | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Compliance Compliance Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Basics Compliance Evaluation Software & Web Tools Regulations Resource Center Business Models for Code Compliance The U.S. Department of Energy is coordinating strategies and activities with companies, individuals, and government entities to demonstrate, quantify, and monetize energy code compliance and coordinate deployment at the local, state, and regional levels. Consumer Assurance through Code Compliance Energy efficiency measures in the buildings sector, if properly realized and captured, provide a tremendous opportunity to reduce energy consumption and expenditures. Yet currently there is a lack of assurance that buildings as designed realize the levels of energy efficiency established in the

376

Effects of noble metal-doping on Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 catalysts for water–gas shift reaction: Catalyst preparation by adopting “memory effect” of hydrotalcite  

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Trace amounts of noble metal were doped on Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 catalysts by adopting “memory effect” of hydrotalcite. Ternary Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 (molar ratio Cu/Zn = 1/1, Al content 0–25 mol%) catalysts were prepared by co-precipitation (cp) from metal nitrates; a mixture of hydrotalcite (Cu,Zn)6Al2(OH)16CO3·4H2O, and aurichalcite (Cu,Zn)5(CO3)2(OH)6, was formed at pH 9 with NaOH as the pH controller. Finally the sample, cp-Cu/Zn/Al(45/45/10) containing mainly aurichalcite together with a small amount of hydrotalcite, was selected as the precursor for the noble metal-doping. Noble metal-doping was conducted by dipping the precursor calcined at 300 °C in aqueous solutions of the noble metal nitrates; hydrotalcite was reconstituted by the “memory effect” and simultaneously noble metals were incorporated. The noble metal-doped samples were calcined at 300 °C and tested for the water–gas shift (WGS) reaction. Among the noble metals, Pt was the most effective for stabilizing the catalytic activity although some deactivation due to Cu sintering took place. An intrinsic promoting effect of Pt was clearly observed by evaluating the turnover frequency of the catalyst. Aurichalcite was indispensable for producing active Cu/ZnO sites, whereas a small amount of hydrotalcite was effective for improving the sustainability of the catalyst by the surface modification. It is likely that hydrogen-spillover from trace Pt to active Cu metal not only enhanced the activity via the reduction–oxidation cycle between Cu0 and Cu+ but also stabilized the active Cu metal species against oxidative sintering during the reaction.

Kazufumi Nishida; Ikuo Atake; Dalin Li; Tetsuya Shishido; Yasunori Oumi; Tsuneji Sano; Katsuomi Takehira

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Understanding the Effect of Baseline Modeling Implementation Choices on  

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Understanding the Effect of Baseline Modeling Implementation Choices on Understanding the Effect of Baseline Modeling Implementation Choices on Analysis of Demand Response Performance Title Understanding the Effect of Baseline Modeling Implementation Choices on Analysis of Demand Response Performance Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-5560E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Addy, Nathan, Johanna L. Mathieu, Sila Kiliccote, and Duncan S. Callaway Conference Name ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition Conference Location Houston, TX Keywords market sectors, technologies Abstract Accurate evaluation of the performance of buildings participating in Demand Response (DR) programs is critical to the adoption and improvement of these programs. Typically, we calculate load sheds during DR events by comparing observed electric demand against counterfactual predictions made using statistical baseline models. Many baseline models exist and these models can produce different shed calculations. Moreover, modelers implementing the same baseline model can make different modeling implementation choices, which may affect shed estimates. In this work, using real data, we analyze the effect of different modeling implementation choices on shed predictions. We focused on five issues: weather data source, resolution of data, methods for determining when buildings are occupied, methods for aligning building data with temperature data, and methods for power outage filtering. Results indicate sensitivity to the weather data source and data filtration methods as well as an immediate potential for automation of methods to choose building occupied modes.

378

Cross-Validation of SWERA's Core Radiative Transfer Models - Partial Report  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Cross-Validation of SWERA's Core Radiative Transfer Models - Partial Report Cross-Validation of SWERA's Core Radiative Transfer Models - Partial Report Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): This partial report describes the results obtained by two of the core radiative transfer models adopted in the SWERA Project for global horizontal solar irradiation during the cross-validation step. They are BRASIL-SR and SUNY-ALBANY models (Martins, 2001; Stuhlmann et al. 1990; Perez et al., 2002). The results from other two other core models, NREL and DLR, are not yet available. The HELIOSAT was included as a reference model at this stage. The HELIOSAT model is widely employed for solar energy assessment in Europe and is well know by the solar energy community worldwide (Beyer et al., 1996; Cano et al., 1986). (Purpose): SWERA solar cross-validation study

379

A framework model for grid security  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Computational grids can be considered as tiered objects; following a widespread terminology, cluster grids may be grouped into enterprise grids, that in turn may belong to global grids. Therefore, computing grid security has to be “tiered” too, with the ground level remaining the OS one. In this work, we introduce a sort of unified approach, an overall architectural framework for access control to grid resources, and one that adheres as much as possible to current security principles. Current grid security implementations are viewed in the light of this model, their main drawbacks are described, and we show how our proposal is able to avoid them. We believe that a main strategy could be to adopt both PKI and PMI infrastructures at the grid layer, ensuring that an adequate transfer of authentication and authorization will be made between the Virtual Organization and Resource Provider layers. This can be achieved by extending those features at the OS layer as system applications and services.

G. Laccetti; G. Schmid

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Model Building  

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In this talk I begin with some general discussion of model building in particle theory, emphasizing the need for motivation and testability. Three illustrative examples are then described. The first is the Left-Right model which provides an explanation for the chirality of quarks and leptons. The second is the 331-model which offers a first step to understanding the three generations of quarks and leptons. Third and last is the SU(15) model which can accommodate the light leptoquarks possibly seen at HERA.

Paul H. Frampton

1997-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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381

PREDICTIVE MODELS  

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PREDICTIVE MODELS is a collection of five models - CFPM, CO2PM, ICPM, PFPM, and SFPM - used in the 1982-1984 National Petroleum Council study of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) potential. Each pertains to a specific EOR process designed to squeeze additional oil from aging or spent oil fields. The processes are: 1) chemical flooding; 2) carbon dioxide miscible flooding; 3) in-situ combustion; 4) polymer flooding; and 5) steamflood. CFPM, the Chemical Flood Predictive Model, models micellar (surfactant)-polymer floods in reservoirs, which have been previously waterflooded to residual oil saturation. Thus, only true tertiary floods are considered. An option allows a rough estimate of oil recovery by caustic or caustic-polymer processes. CO2PM, the Carbon Dioxide miscible flooding Predictive Model, is applicable to both secondary (mobile oil) and tertiary (residual oil) floods, and to either continuous CO2 injection or water-alternating gas processes. ICPM, the In-situ Combustion Predictive Model, computes the recovery and profitability of an in-situ combustion project from generalized performance predictive algorithms. PFPM, the Polymer Flood Predictive Model, is switch-selectable for either polymer or waterflooding, and an option allows the calculation of the incremental oil recovery and economics of polymer relative to waterflooding. SFPM, the Steamflood Predictive Model, is applicable to the steam drive process, but not to cyclic steam injection (steam soak) processes. The IBM PC/AT version includes a plotting capability to produces a graphic picture of the predictive model results.

Ray, R.M. (DOE Bartlesville Energy Technology Center, Bartlesville, OK (United States))

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Evaluation of potential crushed-salt constitutive models  

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Constitutive models describing the deformation of crushed salt are presented in this report. Ten constitutive models with potential to describe the phenomenological and micromechanical processes for crushed salt were selected from a literature search. Three of these ten constitutive models, termed Sjaardema-Krieg, Zeuch, and Spiers models, were adopted as candidate constitutive models. The candidate constitutive models were generalized in a consistent manner to three-dimensional states of stress and modified to include the effects of temperature, grain size, and moisture content. A database including hydrostatic consolidation and shear consolidation tests conducted on Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and southeastern New Mexico salt was used to determine material parameters for the candidate constitutive models. Nonlinear least-squares model fitting to data from the hydrostatic consolidation tests, the shear consolidation tests, and a combination of the shear and hydrostatic tests produces three sets of material parameter values for the candidate models. The change in material parameter values from test group to test group indicates the empirical nature of the models. To evaluate the predictive capability of the candidate models, each parameter value set was used to predict each of the tests in the database. Based on the fitting statistics and the ability of the models to predict the test data, the Spiers model appeared to perform slightly better than the other two candidate models. The work reported here is a first-of-its kind evaluation of constitutive models for reconsolidation of crushed salt. Questions remain to be answered. Deficiencies in models and databases are identified and recommendations for future work are made. 85 refs.

Callahan, G.D.; Loken, M.C.; Sambeek, L.L. Van; Chen, R.; Pfeifle, T.W.; Nieland, J.D. [RE/SPEC Inc., Rapid City, SD (United States); Hansen, F.D. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Repository Isolation Systems Dept.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program | Department of Energy  

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Development » Advanced Modeling Grid Development » Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program The electric power industry has undergone extensive changes over the past several decades and become substantially more complex, dynamic, and uncertain, as new market rules, regulatory policies, and technologies have been adopted. The availability of more detailed data about system conditions from devices, such as phasor measurement units (PMUs) for wide area visibility and advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) for dynamic pricing and demand response, can be a great benefit for electric system reliability and flexibility. However, this large volume (and variety) of data poses its own challenges. Shifting operational data analytics from a traditionally off-line environment to real-time situational awareness (e.g., visibility) to

384

DOE Announces Webinars on an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model,  

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an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, and More DOE Announces Webinars on an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, and More November 20, 2013 - 11:54am Addthis EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars November 20: Live Webinar on Jobs and Economic Development Impacts of Offshore Wind Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Wind and Water Power Technologies Office

385

Evolutionary Tuning of Building Models to Monthly Electrical Consumption  

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Building energy models of existing buildings are unreliable unless calibrated so they correlate well with actual energy usage. Calibrating models is costly because it is currently an art which requires significant manual effort by an experienced and skilled professional. An automated methodology could significantly decrease this cost and facilitate greater adoption of energy simulation capabilities into the marketplace. The Autotune project is a novel methodology which leverages supercomputing, large databases of simulation data, and machine learning to allow automatic calibration of simulations to match measured experimental data on commodity hardware. This paper shares initial results from the automated methodology applied to the calibration of building energy models (BEM) for EnergyPlus (E+) to reproduce measured monthly electrical data.

Garrett, Aaron [Jacksonville State University] [Jacksonville State University; New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL] [ORNL; Chandler, Theodore [Jacksonville State University] [Jacksonville State University

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Testing protostellar disk formation models with ALMA observations  

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Abridged: Recent simulations have explored different ways to form accretion disks around low-mass stars. We aim to present observables to differentiate a rotationally supported disk from an infalling rotating envelope toward deeply embedded young stellar objects and infer their masses and sizes. Two 3D magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) formation simulations and 2D semi-analytical model are studied. The dust temperature structure is determined through continuum radiative transfer RADMC3D modelling. A simple temperature dependent CO abundance structure is adopted and synthetic spectrally resolved submm rotational molecular lines up to $J_{\\rm u} = 10$ are simulated. All models predict similar compact components in continuum if observed at the spatial resolutions of 0.5-1$"$ (70-140 AU) typical of the observations to date. A spatial resolution of $\\sim$14 AU and high dynamic range ($> 1000$) are required to differentiate between RSD and pseudo-disk in the continuum. The peak-position velocity diagrams indicate that the...

Harsono, Daniel; Bruderer, Simon; Li, Zhi-Yun; Jorgensen, Jes

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Greenhouse Gas Abatement with Distributed Generation in California's Commercial Buildings  

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2020 S00 S/t of carbon mpared to CHP, PV a n d solar t h e rm a l as options in DE R-CAM only CHP as optioninDER-CAM CHP Capacity: 2.25 GW CHP Electricity: 10.05 TWh

Marnay, Chris

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

A U.S. and China Regional Analysis of Distributed Energy Resources in Buildings  

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AC ASHRAE CHP CO 2 DER DER-CAM EUI FYP kW kWh m 2 MEF MWh PVannual energy use intensity (EUI) is 287 kilowatt-hours (in the U.S. , Fairbanks, the EUI is less than 250 kWh/m 2 .

Feng, Wei

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Biosystems Modeling  

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Biosystems Modeling Biosystems Modeling Phantoms We are a leader nationally and internationally in the development of models and methods for predicting the behavior of radionuclides and chemicals in the body, assessing the health effects of environmental hazards, and determining the exposure-dose relationships for environmental pollutants. Our work has been a key resource to the medical community in providing the basis for dose estimates in nuclear medicine. Our tools and skills are also applicable to the areas of occupational health and safety, public health and safety, radiation protection, environmental dosimetry, and battlefield effects. Our technology base includes mathematical modeling, bone dosimetry, phantom development, and neutron dosimetry. Please direct any questions concerning the Biosystems Modeling Group to:

390

ISDAC Modeling  

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Modeling Modeling Modeling of aerosol effects on Arctic stratiform clouds: Preliminary results from the ISDAC case study (poster 13J) Mikhail Ovchinnikov, Steve Ghan, Jiwen Fan, Xiaohong Liu (PNNL), Alexei Korolev, Peter Liu (Env. Canada) Shaocheng Xie (LLNL), Hugh Morrison (NCAR), ISDAC PI's, and members of the CMWG 2 Indirect Semi-Direct Aerosol Campaign Science questions: How do properties of the arctic aerosol during April differ from those measured during the MPACE in October? To what extent do the different properties of the arctic aerosol during April produce differences in the microphysical and macrophysical properties of clouds and the surface energy balance? To what extent can cloud models and the cloud parameterizations used in climate models simulate the sensitivity of arctic clouds and

391

OSPREY Model  

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The absence of industrial scale nuclear fuel reprocessing in the U.S. has precluded the necessary driver for developing the advanced simulation capability now prevalent in so many other countries. Thus, it is essential to model complex series of unit operations to simulate, understand, and predict inherent transient behavior and feedback loops. A capability of accurately simulating the dynamic behavior of advanced fuel cycle separation processes will provide substantial cost savings and many technical benefits. The specific fuel cycle separation process discussed in this report is the off-gas treatment system. The off-gas separation consists of a series of scrubbers and adsorption beds to capture constituents of interest. Dynamic models are being developed to simulate each unit operation involved so each unit operation can be used as a stand-alone model and in series with multiple others. Currently, an adsorption model has been developed within Multi-physics Object Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE) developed at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Off-gas Separation and REcoverY (OSPREY) models the adsorption of off-gas constituents for dispersed plug flow in a packed bed under non-isothermal and non-isobaric conditions. Inputs to the model include gas, sorbent, and column properties, equilibrium and kinetic data, and inlet conditions. The simulation outputs component concentrations along the column length as a function of time from which breakthrough data is obtained. The breakthrough data can be used to determine bed capacity, which in turn can be used to size columns. It also outputs temperature along the column length as a function of time and pressure drop along the column length. Experimental data and parameters were input into the adsorption model to develop models specific for krypton adsorption. The same can be done for iodine, xenon, and tritium. The model will be validated with experimental breakthrough curves. Customers will be given access to OSPREY to used and evaluate the model.

Veronica J. Rutledge

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Stuck in the Adoption Funnel: The Effect of Interruptions in the Adoption Process on Usage  

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Many firms have introduced Internet-based customer self-service applications such as online payments or brokerage services. Despite high initial sign-up rates, not all customers actually shift their dealings online. We ...

Lambrecht, Anja

393

Models used to assess the performance of photovoltaic systems.  

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This report documents the various photovoltaic (PV) performance models and software developed and utilized by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in support of the Photovoltaics and Grid Integration Department. In addition to PV performance models, hybrid system and battery storage models are discussed. A hybrid system using other distributed sources and energy storage can help reduce the variability inherent in PV generation, and due to the complexity of combining multiple generation sources and system loads, these models are invaluable for system design and optimization. Energy storage plays an important role in reducing PV intermittency and battery storage models are used to understand the best configurations and technologies to store PV generated electricity. Other researcher's models used by SNL are discussed including some widely known models that incorporate algorithms developed at SNL. There are other models included in the discussion that are not used by or were not adopted from SNL research but may provide some benefit to researchers working on PV array performance, hybrid system models and energy storage. The paper is organized into three sections to describe the different software models as applied to photovoltaic performance, hybrid systems, and battery storage. For each model, there is a description which includes where to find the model, whether it is currently maintained and any references that may be available. Modeling improvements underway at SNL include quantifying the uncertainty of individual system components, the overall uncertainty in modeled vs. measured results and modeling large PV systems. SNL is also conducting research into the overall reliability of PV systems.

Stein, Joshua S.; Klise, Geoffrey T.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

A congestion sensitive approach to modelling road networks for air quality management  

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This research establishes an approach to modelling a congested road network for air quality management, which enables the assessment of traffic management solutions that may create only subtle changes in the traffic flow regimes. Road network emissions have been calculated using standard factors taking into account details of vehicle fleet composition, average speeds and road type. Additionally, the use of microsimulation traffic modelling in conjunction with an instantaneous emissions model (IEM) has been adopted to allow comparison between methodologies and enable congestion sensitive analysis of the impact of air quality management measures on the network. Findings from microscale modelling have revealed that the use of an IEM to calculate emissions as an input for air quality dispersion modelling significantly improved the performance of the dispersion modelling when measured against monitored data. Moreover, this methodology has been successfully applied to assess the performance of a traffic scheme in Durham, UK.

James O'Brien; Anil Namdeo; Margaret Bell; Paul Goodman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

What is a model? Why modelling?  

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What is a model? Why modelling? Which models? What is a useful model? How done? Demo vowels Symposium on Phonetic Frontiers, Pékin : Chine (2008)" #12;What is a model? Why modelling? Which models? What is a useful model? How done? Demo vowels consonants Other uses speaker anatomy speaker strategy

Boyer, Edmond

396

PGMA Model  

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PGMA Model PGMA Model PM-G1-F1-012802.doc Revised January 28, 2002 Page 1 The PGMA (Policy, Guidance, Metrics, Assessments) was originally conceived as a model to provide the framework for developing the components for DOE Information Technology (IT) related policies. Its specific purpose is to drive the development of the four components and ensure a corresponding element within each component. The model components are: POLICY C A concise statement supporting the Department=s needs for quality business solutions. C Link to existing IT policy statements without redundancy. GUIDANCE C Documentation, templates, references, checklists, training, (using Web and other means) to provide implementation mechanisms and techniques for policy adherence.

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Automated Modelling  

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The previous chapters presented the fundamentals of bond graph methodology and its potential in tackling some basic problems in various application areas, e.g. models of variable structure (Chapter 7), lumped ...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

PREDICTIVE MODELS  

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PREDICTIVE MODELS is a collection of five models - CFPM, CO2PM, ICPM, PFPM, and SFPM - used in the 1982-1984 National Petroleum Council study of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) potential. Each pertains to a specific EOR process designed to squeeze additional oil from aging or spent oil fields. The processes are: 1) chemical flooding, where soap-like surfactants are injected into the reservoir to wash out the oil; 2) carbon dioxide miscible flooding, where carbon dioxide mixes with the lighter hydrocarbons making the oil easier to displace; 3) in-situ combustion, which uses the heat from burning some of the underground oil to thin the product; 4) polymer flooding, where thick, cohesive material is pumped into a reservoir to push the oil through the underground rock; and 5) steamflood, where pressurized steam is injected underground to thin the oil. CFPM, the Chemical Flood Predictive Model, models micellar (surfactant)-polymer floods in reservoirs, which have been previously waterflooded to residual oil saturation. Thus, only true tertiary floods are considered. An option allows a rough estimate of oil recovery by caustic or caustic-polymer processes. CO2PM, the Carbon Dioxide miscible flooding Predictive Model, is applicable to both secondary (mobile oil) and tertiary (residual oil) floods, and to either continuous CO2 injection or water-alternating gas processes. ICPM, the In-situ Combustion Predictive Model, computes the recovery and profitability of an in-situ combustion project from generalized performance predictive algorithms. PFPM, the Polymer Flood Predictive Model, is switch-selectable for either polymer or waterflooding, and an option allows the calculation of the incremental oil recovery and economics of polymer relative to waterflooding. SFPM, the Steamflood Predictive Model, is applicable to the steam drive process, but not to cyclic steam injection (steam soak) processes.

Ray, R.M. (DOE Bartlesville Energy Technology Technology Center, Bartlesville, OK (United States))

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategies for Energy Efficient Resource Management of Hybrid Programming Models  

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Many scientific applications are programmed using hybrid programming models that use both message-passing and shared-memory, due to the increasing prevalence of large-scale systems with multicore, multisocket nodes. Previous work has shown that energy efficiency can be improved using software-controlled execution schemes that consider both the programming model and the power-aware execution capabilities of the system. However, such approaches have focused on identifying optimal resource utilization for one programming model, either shared-memory or message-passing, in isolation. The potential solution space, thus the challenge, increases substantially when optimizing hybrid models since the possible resource configurations increase exponentially. Nonetheless, with the accelerating adoption of hybrid programming models, we increasingly need improved energy efficiency in hybrid parallel applications on large-scale systems. In this work, we present new software-controlled execution schemes that consider the effects of dynamic concurrency throttling (DCT) and dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS) in the context of hybrid programming models. Specifically, we present predictive models and novel algorithms based on statistical analysis that anticipate application power and time requirements under different concurrency and frequency configurations. We apply our models and methods to the NPB MZ benchmarks and selected applications from the ASC Sequoia codes. Overall, we achieve substantial energy savings (8.74% on average and up to 13.8%) with some performance gain (up to 7.5%) or negligible performance loss.

Li, Dong [ORNL; Supinski, Bronis de [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL); Schulz, Martin [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL); Nikolopoulos, Dimitrios S [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Cameron, Kirk W. [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Comparison of Avalanche Models  

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Vertically resolved profiles of the mean downslope flow velocity of snow have been measured on the snow chute of the SLF at Weissfluhjoch during winter 2003/04. We used correlation of reflexivity measurements at the side walls and at the centerline of the chute. Several possible physical scenarios describing the snow flow lead to different models with different degrees of freedom. Bayesian model comparison has been used to answer the question which of the physical models is most likely in the light of the available data.

U. von Toussaint; M. Kern

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Origin of Reflection High-Energy Electron-Diffraction Intensity Oscillations during Molecular-Beam Epitaxy: A Computational Modeling Approach  

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Temporal oscillations in the specular beam of reflection high-energy electron diffraction (RHEED) provide the primary method of monitoring growth by molecular-beam epitaxy. We develop a model to investigate the origin of these oscillations with which, by monitoring the step density of a growing sample, we are able to reproduce all of the principal features of recent RHEED measurements. Our work demonstrates the considerable advantages in adoption of simple monatomic growth models instead of the complex models used for studying the growth of compound semiconductors.

Shaun Clarke and Dimitri D. Vvedensky

1987-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

402

An Empirical Viscosity Model for Coal Slags  

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Slags of low viscosity readily penetrate the refractory lining in slagging gasifiers, causing rapid and severe corrosion called spalling. In addition, a low-viscosity slag that flows down the gasifier wall forms a relatively thin layer of slag on the refractory surface, allowing the corrosive gases in the gasifier to participate in the chemical reactions between the refractory and the slag. In contrast, a slag viscosity of <25 Pa•s at 1400°C is necessary to minimize the possibility of plugging the slag tap. There is a need to predict and optimize slag viscosity so slagging gasifiers can operate continuously at temperatures ranging from 1300 to 1650°C. The approach adopted in this work was to statistically design and prepare simulated slags, measure the viscosity as a function of temperature, and develop a model to predict slag viscosity based on slag composition and temperature. Statistical design software was used to select compositions from a candidate set of all possible vertices that will optimally represent the composition space for 10 main components. A total of 21 slag compositions were generated, including 5 actual coal slag compositions. The Arrhenius equation was applied to measured viscosity versus temperature data of tested slags, and the Arrhenius coefficients (A and B in ln(vis) = A + B/T) were expressed as linear functions of the slag composition. The viscosity model was validated using 1) data splitting approach, and 2) viscosity/temperature data of selected slag compositions from the literature that were formulated and melted at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The capability of the model to predict the viscosity of coal slags was compared with the model developed by Browning et al. because this model can predict the viscosity of slags from coal ash better than the most commonly used empirical models found in the literature.

Matyas, Josef; Cooley, Scott K.; Sundaram, S. K.; Rodriguez, Carmen P.; Edmondson, Autumn B.; Arrigoni, Benjamin M.

2008-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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The ASC Sequoia Programming Model  

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In the late 1980's and early 1990's, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was deeply engrossed in determining the next generation programming model for the Integrated Design Codes (IDC) beyond vectorization for the Cray 1s series of computers. The vector model, developed in mid 1970's first for the CDC 7600 and later extended from stack based vector operation to memory to memory operations for the Cray 1s, lasted approximately 20 years (See Slide 5). The Cray vector era was deemed an extremely long lived era as it allowed vector codes to be developed over time (the Cray 1s were faster in scalar mode than the CDC 7600) with vector unit utilization increasing incrementally over time. The other attributes of the Cray vector era at LLNL were that we developed, supported and maintained the Operating System (LTSS and later NLTSS), communications protocols (LINCS), Compilers (Civic Fortran77 and Model), operating system tools (e.g., batch system, job control scripting, loaders, debuggers, editors, graphics utilities, you name it) and math and highly machine optimized libraries (e.g., SLATEC, and STACKLIB). Although LTSS was adopted by Cray for early system generations, they later developed COS and UNICOS operating systems and environment on their own. In the late 1970s and early 1980s two trends appeared that made the Cray vector programming model (described above including both the hardware and system software aspects) seem potentially dated and slated for major revision. These trends were the appearance of low cost CMOS microprocessors and their attendant, departmental and mini-computers and later workstations and personal computers. With the wide spread adoption of Unix in the early 1980s, it appeared that LLNL (and the other DOE Labs) would be left out of the mainstream of computing without a rapid transition to these 'Killer Micros' and modern OS and tools environments. The other interesting advance in the period is that systems were being developed with multiple 'cores' in them and called Symmetric Multi-Processor or Shared Memory Processor (SMP) systems. The parallel revolution had begun. The Laboratory started a small 'parallel processing project' in 1983 to study the new technology and its application to scientific computing with four people: Tim Axelrod, Pete Eltgroth, Paul Dubois and Mark Seager. Two years later, Eugene Brooks joined the team. This team focused on Unix and 'killer micro' SMPs. Indeed, Eugene Brooks was credited with coming up with the 'Killer Micro' term. After several generations of SMP platforms (e.g., Sequent Balance 8000 with 8 33MHz MC32032s, Allian FX8 with 8 MC68020 and FPGA based Vector Units and finally the BB&N Butterfly with 128 cores), it became apparent to us that the killer micro revolution would indeed take over Crays and that we definitely needed a new programming and systems model. The model developed by Mark Seager and Dale Nielsen focused on both the system aspects (Slide 3) and the code development aspects (Slide 4). Although now succinctly captured in two attached slides, at the time there was tremendous ferment in the research community as to what parallel programming model would emerge, dominate and survive. In addition, we wanted a model that would provide portability between platforms of a single generation but also longevity over multiple--and hopefully--many generations. Only after we developed the 'Livermore Model' and worked it out in considerable detail did it become obvious that what we came up with was the right approach. In a nutshell, the applications programming model of the Livermore Model posited that SMP parallelism would ultimately not scale indefinitely and one would have to bite the bullet and implement MPI parallelism within the Integrated Design Code (IDC). We also had a major emphasis on doing everything in a completely standards based, portable methodology with POSIX/Unix as the target environment. We decided against specialized libraries like STACKLIB for performance, but kept as many general purpose, portable math libraries as were needed by the co

Seager, M

2008-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

404

Building relativistic mean field models for finite nuclei and neutron stars  

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Background: Theoretical approaches based on density functional theory provide the only tractable method to incorporate the wide range of densities and isospin asymmetries required to describe finite nuclei, infinite nuclear matter, and neutron stars. Purpose: A relativistic energy density functional (EDF) is developed to address the complexity of such diverse nuclear systems. Moreover, a statistical perspective is adopted to describe the information content of various physical observables. Methods: We implement the model optimization by minimizing a suitably constructed chi-square objective function using various properties of finite nuclei and neutron stars. The minimization is then supplemented by a covariance analysis that includes both uncertainty estimates and correlation coefficients. Results: A new model, FSUGold2, is created that can well reproduce the ground-state properties of finite nuclei, their monopole response, and that accounts for the maximum neutron star mass observed up to date. In particular, the model predicts both a stiff symmetry energy and a soft equation of state for symmetric nuclear matter--suggesting a fairly large neutron-skin thickness in Pb208 and a moderate value of the nuclear incompressibility. Conclusions: We conclude that without any meaningful constraint on the isovector sector, relativistic EDFs will continue to predict significantly large neutron skins. However, the calibration scheme adopted here is flexible enough to create models with different assumptions on various observables. Such a scheme--properly supplemented by a covariance analysis--provides a powerful tool to identify the critical measurements required to place meaningful constraints on theoretical models.

Wei-Chia Chen; J. Piekarewicz

2014-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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An Improved Simple Chilled Water Cooling Coil Model  

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An Improved Simple Chilled Water Cooling Coil Model An Improved Simple Chilled Water Cooling Coil Model Title An Improved Simple Chilled Water Cooling Coil Model Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-6031E Year of Publication 2012 Authors Wang, Liping, Philip Haves, and Walter F. Buhl Conference Name SimBuild 2012 IBPSA Conference Date Published 08/2012 Abstract The accurate prediction of cooling and dehumidification coil performance is important in model-based fault detection and in the prediction of HVAC system energy consumption for support of both design and operations. It is frequently desirable to use a simple cooling coil model that does not require detailed specification of coil geometry and material properties. The approach adopted is to match the overall UA of the coil to the rating conditions and to estimate the air-side and water-side components of the UA using correlations developed by Holmes (1982). This approach requires some geometrical information about the coil and the paper investigates the sensitivity of the overall performance prediction to uncertainties in this information, including assuming a fixed ratio of air-side to water-side UA at the rating condition. Finally, simulation results from different coil models are compared, and experimental data are used to validate the improved cooling coil model.

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Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model |  

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Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model April 27, 2011 - 12:15pm Addthis Participants of the Superior Energy Performance certification program | Photo Courtesy of Texas Industries of the Future/Dave Bray Participants of the Superior Energy Performance certification program | Photo Courtesy of Texas Industries of the Future/Dave Bray Lowell Sachs Lead Technology Partnership Specialist, Industrial Technologies Program Four Texas-based manufacturing plants are adopting robust energy efficiency standards as part of an energy management certification program led by the Department of Energy's Industrial Technologies Program. The certification program, called Superior Energy Performance, provides a

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Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model |  

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Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model April 27, 2011 - 12:15pm Addthis Participants of the Superior Energy Performance certification program | Photo Courtesy of Texas Industries of the Future/Dave Bray Participants of the Superior Energy Performance certification program | Photo Courtesy of Texas Industries of the Future/Dave Bray Lowell Sachs Lead Technology Partnership Specialist, Industrial Technologies Program Four Texas-based manufacturing plants are adopting robust energy efficiency standards as part of an energy management certification program led by the Department of Energy's Industrial Technologies Program. The certification program, called Superior Energy Performance, provides a

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Criticality Model  

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The ''Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report'' (YMP 2003) presents the methodology for evaluating potential criticality situations in the monitored geologic repository. As stated in the referenced Topical Report, the detailed methodology for performing the disposal criticality analyses will be documented in model reports. Many of the models developed in support of the Topical Report differ from the definition of models as given in the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management procedure AP-SIII.10Q, ''Models'', in that they are procedural, rather than mathematical. These model reports document the detailed methodology necessary to implement the approach presented in the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report and provide calculations utilizing the methodology. Thus, the governing procedure for this type of report is AP-3.12Q, ''Design Calculations and Analyses''. The ''Criticality Model'' is of this latter type, providing a process evaluating the criticality potential of in-package and external configurations. The purpose of this analysis is to layout the process for calculating the criticality potential for various in-package and external configurations and to calculate lower-bound tolerance limit (LBTL) values and determine range of applicability (ROA) parameters. The LBTL calculations and the ROA determinations are performed using selected benchmark experiments that are applicable to various waste forms and various in-package and external configurations. The waste forms considered in this calculation are pressurized water reactor (PWR), boiling water reactor (BWR), Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF), Training Research Isotope General Atomic (TRIGA), Enrico Fermi, Shippingport pressurized water reactor, Shippingport light water breeder reactor (LWBR), N-Reactor, Melt and Dilute, and Fort Saint Vrain Reactor spent nuclear fuel (SNF). The scope of this analysis is to document the criticality computational method. The criticality computational method will be used for evaluating the criticality potential of configurations of fissionable materials (in-package and external to the waste package) within the repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada for all waste packages/waste forms. The criticality computational method is also applicable to preclosure configurations. The criticality computational method is a component of the methodology presented in ''Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report'' (YMP 2003). How the criticality computational method fits in the overall disposal criticality analysis methodology is illustrated in Figure 1 (YMP 2003, Figure 3). This calculation will not provide direct input to the total system performance assessment for license application. It is to be used as necessary to determine the criticality potential of configuration classes as determined by the configuration probability analysis of the configuration generator model (BSC 2003a).

A. Alsaed

2004-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron correlation, extended geminal models, and intermolecular interactions: Theory  

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Within this framework of extended geminal models new and improved approximations are introduced for the calculation of electron triple pair correlation terms. There are three levels of increasing accuracy for these terms based on the coupled?cluster models: a model of single and double excitations a model correct up to fourth order and a model correct up to fifth order CCSD(TQ). A test calculation on the neon atom demonstrates that by adopting the CCSD(TQ) model for the triple pair correlation terms the extended geminal model recovers 99.88% of the full CI valence shell correlation energy. To reduce the computational work involved in calculating double pair correlation terms and triple pair correlation terms a modified set of natural orbital (NOs) is introduced. On the basis of these NOs a truncated virtual orbital space is defined. Test calculations on the neon atom the helium dimer and the helium trimer demonstrate that the dimension of this truncated space can be chosen to be considerably smaller than the dimension of the full virtual space at a small sacrifice in accuracy. The additive structure of the correlation terms implies that the models are appropriate for implementation on parallel processor computers. The extended geminal models have properties which make them ideally suited for describing intermolecular interactions: the models have a conceptual structure which facilitates interpretation they can be applied for any intersystem distances the models are size?extensive they generate no basis set artifacts (basis set superposition errors) and the models are reliable and accurate.

I. Ro/eggen; P. A. Wind

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories: Modeling  

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Modeling On June 26, 2014, in Computational Modeling & Simulation, Energy, Energy Surety, Grid Integration, Infrastructure Security, Modeling, Modeling & Analysis, News, News &...

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Web crippling failure using quasi-static FE models  

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Abstract This paper presents an investigation on the use of quasi-static analyses with explicit integration to evaluate the web crippling behaviour of cold-formed steel beams. Web crippling failure occurs due to the application of transverse concentrated loads, which can be applied statically or dynamically. In the majority of the examples found in the literature, the web crippling phenomenon has been investigated by means of purely static shell finite element (SFE) models with implicit integration. In this work, the ABAQUS code was employed to implement SFE models aimed at replicating an experimental test and quasi-static analyses with an explicit integration scheme were adopted. First, a brief literature review on the topic of the numerical investigation of web crippling of cold-formed steel members is presented. Then, the paper addresses the characterisation of the quasi-static analysis concept with particular emphasis on the control of dynamic effects and the SFE model of a lipped channel beam under External Two Flange (ETF) loading is described. Several conventional parameters of standard SFE analysis, such as the SFE type, mesh selection, steel model, hardening effects due to cold-forming, residual stresses, initial imperfections and support conditions are explained, as well as additional specifications pertaining to the adoption of quasi-static analyses, such as the load rate, mass scaling, contact and friction, smoothed amplitude curves and inhibition of inertia (noise) effects. Finally, the results obtained are presented in the context of the ETF case, including load–displacement curves, curves of kinetic-to-internal energy ratio vs. displacement and beam deformed shapes (failure modes). It is concluded that explicit analysis leads to rigorous simulations of experimental test results, in terms of ultimate load, post-collapse load–deflection curve and failure mechanism. The failure mode obtained with the quasi-static analysis provides a better approximation of the one observed experimentally than its non-linear static analysis counterpart. Indeed, the failure mechanism emerges considerably more clearly when the quasi-static analysis is adopted.

P. Natário; N. Silvestre; D. Camotim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Modeling biomembranes.  

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Understanding the properties and behavior of biomembranes is fundamental to many biological processes and technologies. Microdomains in biomembranes or ''lipid rafts'' are now known to be an integral part of cell signaling, vesicle formation, fusion processes, protein trafficking, and viral and toxin infection processes. Understanding how microdomains form, how they depend on membrane constituents, and how they act not only has biological implications, but also will impact Sandia's effort in development of membranes that structurally adapt to their environment in a controlled manner. To provide such understanding, we created physically-based models of biomembranes. Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations and classical density functional theory (DFT) calculations using these models were applied to phenomena such as microdomain formation, membrane fusion, pattern formation, and protein insertion. Because lipid dynamics and self-organization in membranes occur on length and time scales beyond atomistic MD, we used coarse-grained models of double tail lipid molecules that spontaneously self-assemble into bilayers. DFT provided equilibrium information on membrane structure. Experimental work was performed to further help elucidate the fundamental membrane organization principles.

Plimpton, Steven James; Heffernan, Julieanne; Sasaki, Darryl Yoshio; Frischknecht, Amalie Lucile; Stevens, Mark Jackson; Frink, Laura J. Douglas

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Protection Agency's Model Building Code Noise Control Provisions and Economic Impact Study  

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The U.S. E.P.A. Office of Noise Abatement and Control has developed an eight step approach to abate noise in multi?family and educational buildings. The core of this program is the adoption and implementation of the E P.A.'s ModelNoise Control Provisions which can be adopted by state and local jurisdictions and inserted into their existing building codes. The Model Provisions contain recommended noise standards that the E.P.A. feels are practical and sufficient to reduce noise in an average community. A supporting study to the E.P.A.'s Building Code Program is an Economic Impact Study. This study presents a technique for evaluating the acoustical insulation costs defrayed by energy savings. The Cost Minimization Model developed by the National Bureau of Standards for the E.P.A. is also presented. In addition the N.B.S. is undertaking a Benefit Study for the E.P.A. designed to estimate both acoustical benefits to be derived from implementation of the E.P.A.s Model Building Code Noise Control Provisions by local officials and the number of people in their community who will receive these benefits.

C. Caccavari; F. J. Pesce; F. F. Rudder Jr.; S. W. Weber

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Alloys during Indirect Extrusion  

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One of the basic metal forming process for semi-finished products is extrusion. Since extrusion involves complex thermo-mechanical and multiaxial loading conditions resulting in large strains, high strain rates and an increase in temperature due to deformation, a proper yield criterion and hardening law should be used in the numerical modelling of the process. A phenomenological model based on a plastic potential has been proposed that takes strain, strain rate and temperature dependency on flow behaviour into consideration. A hybrid methodology of experiment and finite element simulation has been adopted in order to obtain necessary model parameters. The anisotropy/asymmetry in yielding was quantified by tensile and compression tests of specimens prepared from different directions. The identification of the corresponding model parameters was performed by a genetic algorithm. A fully coupled thermo-mechanical analysis has been used in extrusion simulations for calculation of the temperature field by considering heat fluxes and heat generated due to plastic deformation. The results of the approach adopted in this study appeared to be successful showing promising predictions of the experiments and thus may be extended to be applicable to other magnesium alloys or even other hcp metals.

Steglich, D. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany); G.I.F.T., POSTECH, Pohang, Gyeongbuk (Korea, Republic of); Ertuerk, S.; Bohlen, J.; Letzig, D. [GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht (Germany); Brocks, W. [Faculty of Engineering, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (Germany)

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

415

Perturbed Markovian probability models  

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Perturbed Markovian probability models ... Statistical Models and NMR Analysis of Polymer Microstructure ...

H. N. Cheng

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Noncommutative Standard Model: Model Building  

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A noncommutative version of the usual electro-weak theory is constructed. We discuss how to overcome the two major problems: 1) although we can have noncommutative U(n) (which we denote by $U_{\\star}(n)$) gauge theory we cannot have noncommutative SU(n) and 2) the charges in noncommutative QED are quantized to just $0, \\pm 1$. We show how the problem with charge quantization, as well as with the gauge group, can be resolved by taking $U_{\\star}(3)\\times U_{\\star}(2)\\times U_{\\star}(1)$ gauge group and reducing the extra U(1) factors in an appropriate way. Then we proceed with building the noncommutative version of the standard model by specifying the proper representations for the entire particle content of the theory, the gauge bosons, the fermions and Higgs. We also present the full action for the noncommutative Standard Model (NCSM). In addition, among several peculiar features of our model, we address the {\\it inherent} CP violation and new neutrino interactions.

M. Chaichian; P. Presnajder; M. M. Sheikh-Jabbari; A. Tureanu

2003-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model | Department of Energy  

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model December 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Nearly a century and a half after the first shots of the Civil War, Fort Sumter National Monument is poised to become a national model for clean energy. By adopting solar and hydrogen fuel cell technologies, the monument will generate clean, renewable power - establishing itself as an energy self-sufficient island. This project is part of the Energy SmartPARKS initiative. This first-of-its-kind collaboration - launched in 2008 with the Department of Energy, Department of Interior, and the National Park Service - is designed to implement and showcase sustainable energy

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model | Department of Energy  

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model December 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Nearly a century and a half after the first shots of the Civil War, Fort Sumter National Monument is poised to become a national model for clean energy. By adopting solar and hydrogen fuel cell technologies, the monument will generate clean, renewable power - establishing itself as an energy self-sufficient island. This project is part of the Energy SmartPARKS initiative. This first-of-its-kind collaboration - launched in 2008 with the Department of Energy, Department of Interior, and the National Park Service - is designed to implement and showcase sustainable energy

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The influence of societal individualism on a century of tobacco use: modelling the prevalence of smoking  

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Smoking of tobacco is predicted to cause approximately six million deaths worldwide in 2014. Responding effectively to this epidemic requires a thorough understanding of how smoking behaviour is transmitted and modified. Here, we present a new mathematical model of the social dynamics that cause cigarette smoking to spread in a population. Our model predicts that more individualistic societies will show faster adoption and cessation of smoking. Evidence from a new century-long composite data set on smoking prevalence in 25 countries supports the model, with direct implications for public health interventions around the world. Our results suggest that differences in culture between societies can measurably affect the temporal dynamics of a social spreading process, and that these effects can be understood via a quantitative mathematical model matched to observations.

Lang, John C; De Sterck, Hans

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The investigation of fracture aperture effect on shale gas transport using discrete fracture model  

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Abstract Discrete fracture model (DFM) numerical simulation is used to investigate the shale gas transports in fractured porous media in this paper. A new seepage flow mathematic model, in which flow in fracture meets “Cubic law” and matrix meets “non-Darcy law”, is adopted and fracture aperture effect on the transport behavior is simulated by solving the nonlinear partial differential equations using finite element analysis (FEA). In this DFM, fluid flows into wellbore which is surrounded by impermeable rock matrix is merely through fractures that connect to it. The model is used to simulate a random generated fractures network to study the flow and transport characteristics in fractured porous media (FPM). Several cases with different fracture aperture in same natural fractured model are given. The preliminary simulation results show that both the natural and hydraulic fracture aperture have a significant impact on shale gas migration and production.

Lidong Mi; Hanqiao Jiang; Junjian Li; Tao Li; Ye Tian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerosol Resuspension Model for MELCOR for Fusion and Very High Temperature Reactor Applications  

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Dust is generated in fusion reactors from plasma erosion of plasma facing components within the reactor’s vacuum vessel (VV) during reactor operation. This dust collects in cooler regions on interior surfaces of the VV. Because this dust can be radioactive, toxic, and/or chemically reactive, it poses a safety concern, especially if mobilized by the process of resuspension during an accident and then transported as an aerosol though out the reactor confinement building, and possibly released to the environment. A computer code used at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to model aerosol transport for safety consequence analysis is the MELCOR code. A primary reason for selecting MELCOR for this application is its aerosol transport capabilities. The INL Fusion Safety Program (FSP) organization has made fusion specific modifications to MELCOR. Recent modifications include the implementation of aerosol resuspension models in MELCOR 1.8.5 for Fusion. This paper presents the resuspension models adopted and the initial benchmarking of these models.

B.J. Merrill

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Discrete Evolutionary Model for Chess Players' Ratings  

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The Elo system for rating chess players, also used in other games and sports, was adopted by the World Chess Federation over four decades ago. Although not without controversy, it is accepted as generally reliable and provides a method for assessing players' strengths and ranking them in official tournaments. It is generally accepted that the distribution of players' rating data is approximately normal but, to date, no stochastic model of how the distribution might have arisen has been proposed. We propose such an evolutionary stochastic model, which models the arrival of players into the rating pool, the games they play against each other, and how the results of these games affect their ratings. Using a continuous approximation to the discrete model, we derive the distribution for players' ratings at time $t$ as a normal distribution, where the variance increases in time as a logarithmic function of $t$. We validate the model using published rating data from 2007 to 2010, showing that the parameters obtained...

Fenner, Trevor; Loizou, George

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deciphering the details of RNA aminoglycoside interactions: from atomistic models to biotechnological applications  

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A detailed study was done of the neomycin-B RNA aptamer for determining its selectivity and binding ability to both neomycin– and kanamycin-class aminoglycosides. A novel method to increase drug concentrations in cells for more efficiently killing is described. To test the method, a bacterial model system was adopted and several small RNA molecules interacting with aminoglycosides were cloned downstream of T7 RNA polymerase promoter in an expression vector. Then, the growth analysis of E. coli expressing aptamers was observed for 12-hour period. Our analysis indicated that aptamers helped to increase the intracellular concentration of aminoglycosides thereby increasing their efficacy.

Ilgu, Muslum

2012-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The ARPA-E Innovation Model: A Glimpse into the Future of Automotive Battery Technology  

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The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) focuses on funding game-changing R&D aimed at reducing U.S. foreign energy dependence and emissions. ARPA-E has made a strong commitment to support breakthrough energy storage technologies that can accelerate the mass adoption of electrified vehicles. This presentation will highlight the range of ARPA-E's efforts in this area, offering a glimpse into the ARPA-E innovation model and the future of automotive battery technology.

Gur, Ilan (Program Director and Senior Advisor, ARPA-E)

2014-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

425

Paradigm shift in urban energy systems through distributed generation: Methods and models  

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The path towards energy sustainability is commonly referred to the incremental adoption of available technologies, practices and policies that may help to decrease the environmental impact of energy sector, while providing an adequate standard of energy services. The evaluation of trade-offs among technologies, practices and policies for the mitigation of environmental problems related to energy resources depletion requires a deep knowledge of the local and global effects of the proposed solutions. While attempting to calculate such effects for a large complex system like a city, an advanced multidisciplinary approach is needed to overcome difficulties in modeling correctly real phenomena while maintaining computational transparency, reliability, interoperability and efficiency across different levels of analysis. Further, a methodology that rationally integrates different computational models and techniques is necessary to enable collaborative research in the field of optimization of energy efficiency strategies and integration of renewable energy systems in urban areas. For these reasons, a selection of currently available models for distributed generation planning and design is presented and analyzed in the perspective of gathering their capabilities in an optimization framework to support a paradigm shift in urban energy systems. This framework embodies the main concepts of a local energy management system and adopts a multicriteria perspective to determine optimal solutions for providing energy services through distributed generation.

Massimiliano Manfren; Paola Caputo; Gaia Costa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the market for diesel PEM fuel cell auxiliary power units onboard long-haul trucks and of its implications for the large-scale adoption of PEM \\{FCs\\}  

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Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM FCs) offer a promising alternative to internal combustion engines in road transport. During the last decade PEM FC research, development and demonstration (RD&D) activities have been steadily increasing worldwide, and targets have been set to begin their commercialisation in road transport by 2015–2020. However, there still is considerable uncertainty on whether these targets will actually be met. The picture is complex and market and technology issues are closely interlinked; investment in RD&D projects is essential but not sufficient; the development of suitable early markets is also necessary and policy is set to play an important role. Auxiliary power units (APUs) are generally regarded as one important early market for \\{FCs\\} in transport. This paper analyses the possible future market for diesel PEM FC \\{APUs\\} onboard long-haul trucks and its implications for the development of PEM \\{FCs\\} in general. The analysis, part of the project HyTRAN (EC Contract no. 502577), is aided by the use of a dynamic simulation model of technology and markets developed by the author. Results suggest that an interesting window of opportunity for diesel PEM FC \\{APUs\\} exists but this is subject to additional research particularly targeted at the rapid development of fuel processors.

Marcello Contestabile

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adapting GOMS to Model Human-Robot Interaction  

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Human-robot interaction (HRI) has been maturing in tandem with robots’ commercial success. In the last few years HRI researchers have been adopting—and sometimes adapting—human-computer interaction (HCI) evaluation techniques to assess the efficiency and intuitiveness of HRI designs. For example, Adams (2005) used Goal Directed Task Analysis to determine the interaction needs of officers from the Nashville Metro Police Bomb Squad. Scholtz et al. (2004) used Endsley’s (1988) Situation Awareness Global Assessment Technique to determine robotic vehicle supervisors’ awareness of when vehicles were in trouble and thus required closer monitoring or intervention. Yanco and Drury (2004) employed usability testing to determine (among other things) how well a search-andrescue interface supported use by first responders. One set of HCI tools that has so far seen little exploration in the HRI domain, however, is the class of modeling and evaluation techniques known as formal methods.

Drury, Jill; Scholtz, Jean; Kieras, David

2007-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

428

Model-to-model transformations by demonstration  

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During the last decade several approaches have been proposed for easing the burden of writing model transformation rules manually. Among them are Model Transformation By-Demonstration (MTBD) approaches which record actions performed on example models ... Keywords: by-demonstration, by-example, model transformations

Philip Langer; Manuel Wimmer; Gerti Kappel

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Model interoperability in building information modelling  

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The exchange of design models in the design and construction industry is evolving away from 2-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) and paper towards semantically-rich 3-dimensional digital models. This approach, known as Building Information Modelling ... Keywords: Building Information Modelling, Interoperability

Jim Steel; Robin Drogemuller; Bianca Toth

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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I&C Modeling in SPAR Models  

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The Standardized Plant Analysis Risk (SPAR) models for the U.S. commercial nuclear power plants currently have very limited instrumentation and control (I&C) modeling [1]. Most of the I&C components in the operating plant SPAR models are related to the reactor protection system. This was identified as a finding during the industry peer review of SPAR models. While the Emergency Safeguard Features (ESF) actuation and control system was incorporated into the Peach Bottom Unit 2 SPAR model in a recent effort [2], various approaches to expend resources for detailed I&C modeling in other SPAR models are investigated.

John A. Schroeder

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Solar Model  

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Solar models are important in our understanding of stars and stellar evolution. Solar models have been constructed using different methods. In this work, a solar model will be built using the fitting method. The model will incorporate the most recent input data. The model will be evolved to the current epoch starting from the zero-age main sequence model.

Loong, Lim Yaw; Yusof, Norhasliza; Kassim, Hasan Abu [Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

2008-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Validation and Testing: The Methodological Foundation of ASHRAE Standard 140  

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Ideally, whole-building energy simulation programs model all aspects of a building that influence energy use and thermal and visual comfort for the occupants. An essential component of the development of such computer simulation models is a rigorous program of validation and testing. This paper describes a methodology to evaluate the accuracy of whole-building energy simulation programs. The methodology is also used to identify and diagnose differences in simulation predictions that may be caused by algorithmic differences, modeling limitations, coding errors, or input errors. The methodology has been adopted by ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140, Method of Test for the Evaluation of Building Energy Analysis Computer Programs (ASHRAE 2001a, 2004). A summary of the method is included in the 2005 ASHRAE Handbook--Fundamentals (ASHRAE 2005). This paper describes the ASHRAE Standard 140 method of test and its methodological basis. Also discussed are possible future enhancements to ASHRAE Standard 140 and related research recommendations.

Judkoff, R.; Neymark, J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A modified multiple-relaxation-time lattice Boltzmann model for convection-diffusion equation  

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A modified lattice Boltzmann model with multiple relaxation times (MRT) for the convection-diffusion equation (CDE) is proposed. By modifying the relaxation matrix, as well as choosing the corresponding equilibrium distribution functions properly, the present model can recover the CDE with anisotropic diffusion coefficient without any deviation terms even when the velocity vector varies with space or time through the Chapman-Enskog analysis. This model is firstly validated by simulating the diffusion of a Gaussian hill, which demonstrates it can handle the anisotropic diffusion problem correctly. Then it is adopted to calculate the longitudinal dispersion coefficient of the Taylor-Aris dispersion. Numerical results show that elimination of the deviation terms can help to reduce the numerical errors under the condition of non-zero velocity vector, especially when the dimensionless relaxation time is relatively large.

Huang, Rongzong

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Modelling futures price volatility in energy markets: Is there a role for financial speculation?  

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Abstract This paper models volatility in four energy futures markets, adopting GARCH models. The variance equation is enriched with alternative measures of speculation, based on CFTC data: the market share of non-commercial traders, the Working's T index, and the percentage of net long positions of non-commercials over total open interest in future markets. It also includes a control for market liquidity. We consider four energy commodities (light sweet crude oil, heating oil, gasoline and natural gas) over the period 2000–2014, analysed at weekly frequency. We find that speculation presents a negative and significant sign. The robustness exercise shows that: i) results remain unchanged through different model specifications (GARCH-in-mean, EGARCH, and TARCH); ii) results are robust to different specifications of the mean and variance equation.

Matteo Manera; Marcella Nicolini; Ilaria Vignati

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy price prediction multi-step ahead using hybrid model in the Brazilian market  

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Abstract This paper proposes a new hybrid approach for short-term energy price prediction. This approach combines auto-regressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) and neural network (NN) models in a cascaded structure and uses explanatory variables. A two step procedure is applied. In the first step, the selected explanatory variables are predicted. In the second one, the energy prices are forecasted by using the explanatory variables prediction. Further, the proposed model considers a multi-step ahead price prediction (12 weeks-ahead) and is applied to Brazilian market, which adopts a cost-based centralized dispatch with unique characteristics of price behavior. The results show good ability to predict spikes and satisfactory accuracy according to error measures and tail loss test when compared with traditional techniques. Thus, the model can be an attractive tool to mitigate risks in purchasing power.

José C. Reston Filho; Carolina de M. Affonso; Roberto C.L. de Oliveira

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Validation and Testing: The Methodological Foundation of ASHRAE Standard 140; Preprint  

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Ideally, whole-building energy simulation programs model all aspects of a building that influence energy use and thermal and visual comfort for the occupants. An essential component of the development of such computer simulation models is a rigorous program of validation and testing. This paper describes a methodology to evaluate the accuracy of whole-building energy simulation programs. The methodology is also used to identify and diagnose differences in simulation predictions that may be caused by algorithmic differences, modeling limitations, coding errors, or input errors. The methodology has been adopted by ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140 (ANSI/ASHRAE 2001, 2004), Method of Test for the Evaluation of Building Energy Analysis Computer Programs. A summary of the method is included in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals (ASHRAE 2005). This paper describes the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140 method of test and its methodological basis. Also discussed are possible future enhancements to Standard 140 and related research recommendations.

Judkoff, R.; Neymark, J.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Dynamic model for the economical evaluation of different technical solutions for reducing naval emissions  

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The new regulations for the prevention of marine pollution are compelling the shipping industry to a change of strategy. This research provides an economical analysis of the short term alternative options for ship owners: to fit exhaust gas cleaning system on board using heavy fuel oil; to burn marine gas oil or to switch from heavy fuel oil to low sulphur fuel entering emissions controlled areas. An economic evaluation model of investments has been developed in order to compare the different solutions. Based on technical data of engines and operative vessel profiles, the model provides possible measurement tools to consider for the investment choice in the defined reference scenario. Different scenarios can be created by modifying investment conditions, environmental regulations and fuel price forecasts. The results of the model application to three real vessels of different types encourage the ship owners to adopt the option of the seawater scrubber.

Valentina Ciatteo; Giancarlo Giacchetta; Barbara Marchetti

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supergravity Analysis of Hybrid Inflation Model from D3--D7 System  

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The slow-roll inflation is a beautiful paradigm, yet the inflaton potential can hardly be sufficiently flat when unknown gravitational effects are taken into account. However, the hybrid inflation models constructed in D = 4 N = 1 supergravity can be consistent with N = 2 supersymmetry, and can be naturally embedded into string theory. This article discusses the gravitational effects carefully in the string model, using D = 4 supergravity description. We adopt the D3--D7 system of Type IIB string theory compactified on K3 x T^2/Z_2 orientifold for definiteness. It turns out that the slow-roll parameter can be sufficiently small despite the non-minimal Kahler potential of the model. The conditions for this to happen are clarified in terms of string vacua. We also find that the geometry obtained by blowing up singularity, which is necessary for the positive vacuum energy, is stabilized by introducing certain 3-form fluxes.

Koyama, Fumikazu; Tachikawa, Yuji; Watari, Taizan

2003-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Standards for Municipal Small Wind Regulations and Small Wind Model Wind  

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Standards for Municipal Small Wind Regulations and Small Wind Model Standards for Municipal Small Wind Regulations and Small Wind Model Wind Ordinance Standards for Municipal Small Wind Regulations and Small Wind Model Wind Ordinance < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Residential Schools State Government Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Wind Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State New Hampshire Program Type Solar/Wind Permitting Standards In July 2008, New Hampshire enacted legislation designed to prevent municipalities from adopting ordinances or regulations that place unreasonable limits or hinder the performance of wind energy systems up to 100 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. Such wind turbines must be used primarily to produce energy for on-site consumption. The law identifies a several

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An e-government knowledge model: 'e-customs' case study  

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In e-government domain, an efficient semantic interoperability of services is a big challenge. Thus, for modelling semantically the public services, we have adopted semantic web services (SWS) technology. However, this technology allows only semantic description of services without giving a cognitive semantic representation of them. It allows modelling the relationships between services with their different situations through conceptual structures (CSs). In this paper, we develop an approach for modelling efficiently the public services based on SWS and CSs technologies. For this purpose, we extend OWL-S ontology with an e-government knowledge represented through a set of ontologies. Besides OWL-S ontology, we use the conceptual graphs theory as implemented in AminePlatform for structuring and organising the cognitive knowledge about services. Thus, for our application domain, that is, 'e-customs', we extend this platform to support simultaneous use of multiple domain-specific ontologies. Our approach enables as well enhancing service discovery and composition.

Hind Lamharhar; Adil Kabbaj; Dalila Chiadmi; Laila Benhlima

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stochastic Programming of Vehicle to Building Interactions with Uncertainty  

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Stochastic Programming of Vehicle to Building Interactions with Uncertainty Stochastic Programming of Vehicle to Building Interactions with Uncertainty in PEVs Driving for a Medium Office Building Title Stochastic Programming of Vehicle to Building Interactions with Uncertainty in PEVs Driving for a Medium Office Building Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-6416E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Cardoso, Gonçalo, Michael Stadler, Mohammad Bozchalui, Ratnesh Sharma, Chris Marnay, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, and Paulo Ferrão Conference Name 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Date Published 10/2013 Conference Location Vienna, Austria Abstract The large scale penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) will introduce technical challenges to the distribution grid, but also carries the potential for vehicle-to-grid services. Namely, if available in large enough numbers, EVs can be used as a distributed energy resource (DER) and their presence can influence optimal DER investment and scheduling decisions in microgrids. In this work, a novel EV fleet aggregator model is introduced in a stochastic formulation of DER-CAM, an optimization tool used to address DER investment and scheduling problems. This is used to assess the impact of EV interconnections on optimal DER solutions considering uncertainty in EV driving schedules. Optimization results indicate that EVs can have a significant impact on DER investments, particularly if considering short payback periods. Furthermore, results suggest that uncertainty in driving schedules carries little significance to total energy costs, which is corroborated by results obtained with the stochastic formulation of the problem.

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Numerical modeling of an all vanadium redox flow battery.  

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We develop a capability to simulate reduction-oxidation (redox) flow batteries in the Sierra Multi-Mechanics code base. Specifically, we focus on all-vanadium redox flow batteries; however, the capability is general in implementation and could be adopted to other chemistries. The electrochemical and porous flow models follow those developed in the recent publication by [28]. We review the model implemented in this work and its assumptions, and we show several verification cases including a binary electrolyte, and a battery half-cell. Then, we compare our model implementation with the experimental results shown in [28], with good agreement seen. Next, a sensitivity study is conducted for the major model parameters, which is beneficial in targeting specific features of the redox flow cell for improvement. Lastly, we simulate a three-dimensional version of the flow cell to determine the impact of plenum channels on the performance of the cell. Such channels are frequently seen in experimental designs where the current collector plates are borrowed from fuel cell designs. These designs use a serpentine channel etched into a solid collector plate.

Clausen, Jonathan R.; Brunini, Victor E.; Moffat, Harry K.; Martinez, Mario J.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic electro-thermal modeling of all-vanadium redox flow battery with forced cooling strategies  

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Abstract The present study focuses on the dynamic electro-thermal modeling for the all-vanadium redox flow battery (VRB) with forced cooling strategies. The Foster network is adopted to dynamically model the heat dissipation of VRB with heat exchangers. The parameters of Foster network are extracted by fitting the step response of it to the results of linearized CFD model. Then a complete electro-thermal model is proposed by coupling the heat generation model, Foster network and electrical model. Results show that the established model has nearly the same accuracy with the nonlinear CFD model in electrolyte temperature prediction but drastically improves the computational efficiency. The modeled terminal voltage is also benchmarked with the experimental data under different current densities. The electrolyte temperature is found to be significantly influenced by the flow rate of coolant. As compared, although the electrolyte flow rate has unremarkable impact on electrolyte temperature, its effect on system pressure drop and battery efficiency is significant. Increasing the electrolyte flow rate improves the coulombic efficiency, voltage efficiency and energy efficiency simultaneously but at the expense of higher pump power demanded. An optimal flow rate exists for each operating condition to maximize the system efficiency.

Zhongbao Wei; Jiyun Zhao; Binyu Xiong

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiparametric Models with Functional Responses in a Model Assisted Survey Sampling Setting : Model Assisted Estimation of Electricity Consumption Curves  

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This work adopts a survey sampling point of view to estimate the mean curve of large databases of functional data. When storage capacities are limited, selecting, with survey techniques a small fraction of the ob...

Hervé Cardot; Alain Dessertaine; Etienne Josserand

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

From Behavioral Psychology to Acceleration Modeling: Calibration, Validation, and Exploration of Drivers Cognitive and Safety Parameters in a Risk-Taking Environment  

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We investigate a utility-based approach for driver car-following behavioral modeling while analyzing different aspects of the model characteristics especially in terms of capturing different fundamental diagram regions and safety proxy indices. The adopted model came from an elementary thought where drivers associate subjective utilities for accelerations (i.e. gain in travel times) and subjective dis-utilities for decelerations (i.e. loss in travel time) with a perceived probability of being involved in rear-end collision crashes. Following the testing of the model general structure, the authors translate the corresponding behavioral psychology theory - prospect theory - into an efficientmicroscopic traffic modeling with more elaborate stochastic characteristics considered in a risk-taking environment. The formulated model offers a better understanding of drivers behavior, particularly under extreme/incident conditions.

Hamdar, Samer H; Treiber, Martin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions War of the Worlds: Modelling the spread of an  

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Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions War of the Worlds: Modelling the spread of an invasive species an #12;Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions Outline 1 Background 2 Model formulation Equations

Linder, Tamás

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Non-relativistic model of the laws of gravitation and electromagnetism, invariant under the change of inertial and non-inertial coordinate systems  

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Under the classical non-relativistic consideration of the space-time we propose the model of the laws of gravitation and Electrodynamics, invariant under the galilean transformations and moreover, under every change of non-inertial cartesian coordinate system. Being in the frames of non-relativistic model of the space-time, we adopt some general ideas of the General Theory of Relativity, like the assumption of covariance of the most general physical laws in every inertial and non-inertial coordinate system and equivalence of factious forces in non-inertial coordinate systems and the force of gravitation.

Poliakovsky, Arkady

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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South America Latitude Tilted SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR |  

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Latitude Tilted SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR Latitude Tilted SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Mean values of Latitude Tilted Solar Radiation in kWh/m2/day for 40km cells for 1 year (month, season, year) based on data from 1995 to 2005 (Purpose): To provide a set of consistent, reliable, verifiable, and accessible global data sets for international and in-country investors and other stakeholders (Supplemental Information): The BRASIL-SR model (developed by INPE - National Institute for Space Research) and the ARCVIEW software were used to produce the dataset and SHAPE files.The assessment of reliability levels of the BRASIL-SR model were performed through the evaluation of the deviations shown by the estimated values for solar radiation flux vis-à-vis the values measured at the surface (ground truth). This evaluation was done in two phases. The first phase consisted in an inter-comparison between the core radiation transfer models adopted by the SWERA Project to map the solar energy in the various countries participating in the project. The HELIOSAT model took part in this phase like benchmark due to its employment to map solar energy resources in countries from European Union. In the second phase, the solar flux estimates provided by the BRASIL-SR model were compared with measured values acquired at several solarimetric stations spread along the Brazilian territory. The BRASIL-SR model is not validated for areas covered by snow.

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South America PAR SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR | OpenEI  

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PAR SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR PAR SR Solar Model from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Mean values of PAR Solar Radiation in kWh/m2/day for 40km cells for 1 year (month, season, year) based on data from 1995 to 2005 (Purpose): To provide a set of consistent, reliable, verifiable, and accessible global data sets for international and in-country investors and other stakeholders (Supplemental Information): The BRASIL-SR model (developed by INPE - National Institute for Space Research) and the ARCVIEW software were used to produce the dataset and SHAPE files. The assessment of reliability levels of the BRASIL-SR model were performed through the evaluation of the deviations shown by the estimated values for solar radiation flux vis-à-vis the values measured at the surface (ground truth). This evaluation was done in two phases. The first phase consisted in an inter-comparison between the core radiation transfer models adopted by the SWERA Project to map the solar energy n the various countries participating in the project. The HELIOSAT model took part in this phase like benchmark due to its employment to apply solar energy resources in countries from European Union. In the second phase, the solar flux estimates provided by the BRASIL-SR model were compared with measured values acquired at several solarimetric stations spread along the Brazilian territory. The BRASIL-SR model is not validated for areas covered by snow.

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Towards the flexible reuse of model transformations: A formal approach based on graph transformation  

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Abstract Model transformations are the heart and soul of Model-Driven Engineering (MDE). However, in order to increase the adoption of MDE by industry, techniques for developing model transformations in the large and raising the quality and productivity in their construction, like reusability, are still needed. In previous works, we developed a reutilization approach for graph transformations based on the definition of concepts, which gather the structural requirements needed by meta-models to qualify for the transformations. Reusable transformations are typed by concepts, becoming transformation templates. Transformation templates are instantiated by binding the concept to a concrete meta-model, inducing a retyping of the transformation for the given meta-model. This paper extends the approach allowing heterogeneities between the concept and the meta-model, thus increasing the reuse opportunities of transformation templates. Heterogeneities are resolved by using algebraic adapters which induce both a retyping and an adaptation of the transformation. As an alternative, the adapters can also be employed to induce an adaptation of the meta-model, and in this work we show the conditions for equivalence of both approaches to transformation reuse.

Juan de Lara; Esther Guerra

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive Modeling Cognitive Modelling -The nature of  

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Cognitive Modeling Cognitive Modelling - The nature of Connectionism and notes on computability Mathias Hinz Universität Bremen November 17, 2014 November 17, 2014 1 #12;Cognitive Modeling topic · Comparing PDP and nature · properties of PDP · computability · discussion November 17, 2014 2 #12;Cognitive

Bremen, Universität

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The Standard Model Beyond the Standard Model  

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physics with top quark Search for Extra-dimensions Conclusions 1 The Standard Model Building block quark Search for Extra-dimensions Conclusions Building block The particles and forces The Standard Model the Standard Model New physics with top quark Search for Extra-dimensions Conclusions Building block

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2014 Advanced Grid Modeling Peer Review Presentations - Day Two...  

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with Advanced Computing - Yousu Chen, PNNL Advancing the Adoption of High Performance Computing for Time Domain Simulation - Liang Min, LLNL, Carol Woodward, LLNL An...

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Modeling Electric Vehicle Benefits Connected to Smart Grids  

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on Microgrid Combined Heat and Power Adoption”, Journal ofstorage, and combined heat and power (CHP) systems with andheat exchanger (using combined heat and power capabilities),

Stadler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Entrainment Coal Gasification Modeling  

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Entrainment Coal Gasification Modeling ... Equivalent Reactor Network Model for Simulating the Air Gasification of Polyethylene in a Conical Spouted Bed Gasifier ... Equivalent Reactor Network Model for Simulating the Air Gasification of Polyethylene in a Conical Spouted Bed Gasifier ...

C. Y. Wen; T. Z. Chaung

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What are models for?  

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In this paper I discuss some of the purposes and functions of building models, particularly agent-based models, and present a comprehensive list of these purposes and functions. Careful thought and attention is needed when modeling domains containing ...

Peter McBurney

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heterogeneous actor modeling  

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Complex systems demand diversity in the modeling mechanisms. This "roadmap" paper prescribes an approach to modeling based on concurrent communicating components actors), where a diversity of orchestration strategies govern the execution and interaction ... Keywords: heterogeneity, models of computation, ptolemy

Edward A. Lee

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review: Data Modeling Handbook  

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......Review Review: Data Modeling Handbook Reviewed by Mike Jackson Reader...Wolverhampton Data Modeling Handbook Michael C. Reingruber and...England, Bristol Data Modeling Handbook Michael C. Reingruber and...a programming language. It does not contain much detail about......

Mike Jackson

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrogen Delivery Analysis Models  

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DOE H2A Delivery Models: Components Model (delivery system component costs and performance) and Scenario Model (for urban and rural/interstate markets and demand levels, market penetration)

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Modeling Electric Vehicle Benefits Connected to Smart Grids  

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Modeling Electric Vehicle Benefits Connected to Smart Grids Modeling Electric Vehicle Benefits Connected to Smart Grids Title Modeling Electric Vehicle Benefits Connected to Smart Grids Publication Type Conference Paper Year of Publication 2011 Authors Stadler, Michael, Chris Marnay, Ratnesh Sharma, Gonçalo Mendes, Maximillian Kloess, Gonçalo Cardoso, Olivier Mégel, and Afzal S. Siddiqui Conference Name 7th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference Date Published 09/2011 Publisher LBNL Conference Location Chicago, IL Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department Abstract Connecting electric storage technologies to smartgrids will have substantial implications in building energy systems. Local storage will enable demand response. Mobile storage devices in electric vehicles (EVs) are in direct competition with conventional stationary sources at the building. EVs will change the financial as well as environmental attractiveness of on-site generation (e.g. PV, or fuel cells). In order to examine the impact of EVs on building energy costs and CO2 emissions in 2020, a distributed-energy-resources adoption problem is formulated as a mixed-integer linear program with minimization of annual building energy costs or CO2 emissions. The mixed-integer linear program is applied to a set of 139 different commercial buildings in California and example results as well as the aggregated economic and environmental benefits are reported. The research shows that considering second life of EV batteries might be very beneficial for commercial buildings.

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461

Inter-modelling with patterns  

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Inter-modelling is the activity of modelling relations between two or more modelling languages. The result of this activity is a model that describes the way in which model instances of these languages can be related. Many tasks in model-driven ... Keywords: Graph constraints, Graph transformation, Inter-modelling, Model matching, Model-to-model transformation, Traceability

Esther Guerra; Juan Lara; Fernando Orejas

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Geologic Framework Model Analysis Model Report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to document the Geologic Framework Model (GFM), Version 3.1 (GFM3.1) with regard to data input, modeling methods, assumptions, uncertainties, limitations, and validation of the model results, qualification status of the model, and the differences between Version 3.1 and previous versions. The GFM represents a three-dimensional interpretation of the stratigraphy and structural features of the location of the potential Yucca Mountain radioactive waste repository. The GFM encompasses an area of 65 square miles (170 square kilometers) and a volume of 185 cubic miles (771 cubic kilometers). The boundaries of the GFM were chosen to encompass the most widely distributed set of exploratory boreholes (the Water Table or WT series) and to provide a geologic framework over the area of interest for hydrologic flow and radionuclide transport modeling through the unsaturated zone (UZ). The depth of the model is constrained by the inferred depth of the Tertiary-Paleozoic unconformity. The GFM was constructed from geologic map and borehole data. Additional information from measured stratigraphy sections, gravity profiles, and seismic profiles was also considered. This interim change notice (ICN) was prepared in accordance with the Technical Work Plan for the Integrated Site Model Process Model Report Revision 01 (CRWMS M&O 2000). The constraints, caveats, and limitations associated with this model are discussed in the appropriate text sections that follow. The GFM is one component of the Integrated Site Model (ISM) (Figure l), which has been developed to provide a consistent volumetric portrayal of the rock layers, rock properties, and mineralogy of the Yucca Mountain site. The ISM consists of three components: (1) Geologic Framework Model (GFM); (2) Rock Properties Model (RPM); and (3) Mineralogic Model (MM). The ISM merges the detailed project stratigraphy into model stratigraphic units that are most useful for the primary downstream models and the repository design. These downstream models include the hydrologic flow models and the radionuclide transport models. All the models and the repository design, in turn, will be incorporated into the Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA) of the potential radioactive waste repository block and vicinity to determine the suitability of Yucca Mountain as a host for the repository. The interrelationship of the three components of the ISM and their interface with downstream uses are illustrated in Figure 2.

R. Clayton

2000-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

463

Object-oriented modelling and simulation for the ALFRED dynamics  

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Abstract In this paper, a control-oriented modelling and simulation tool for the study of the Advanced Lead-cooled Fast Reactor European Demonstrator (ALFRED) plant dynamics is presented. It has been developed in order to perform design-basis transient analyses aimed at providing essential feedbacks for the system design finalization. The simulator has been meant to be modular, open and efficient. In this perspective, an object-oriented modelling approach has been adopted, by employing the reliable, tested and well-documented Modelica language. Simulation of core behaviour is based on point kinetics for neutronics and one-dimensional heat transfer models for thermal-hydraulics, coherently with ALFRED specifications. An effort has been spent to model the bayonet-tube Steam Generator (SG) foreseen to be installed within the reactor vessel. The primary loop model has been built by connecting the above-mentioned components (taking into account suitable time delays) and by incorporating the cold pool, which has revealed to be fundamental for an accurate definition of the time constants characteristic of the system because of its large thermal inertia. The description of the overall plant has been finalized by connecting standard turbine, condenser and other components of the balance of plant. Afterwards, the reactor responses to three typical transient initiators have been simulated (i.e., reduction of feedwater mass flow rate, variation of the turbine admission valve coefficient and transient of overpower). Simulation outcomes confirm the strong coupling between core and SG, besides showing the characteristic time constants of the various component responses. Results of the present study constitute a starting point in the definition of plant control strategies, laying the basis for investigation and development of a model-based control-system design.

Roberto Ponciroli; Andrea Bigoni; Antonio Cammi; Stefano Lorenzi; Lelio Luzzi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Reformulated Gasoline Complex Model  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Refiners Switch to Reformulated Refiners Switch to Reformulated Gasoline Complex Model Contents * Summary * Introduction o Table 1. Comparison of Simple Model and Complex Model RFG Per Gallon Requirements * Statutory, Individual Refinery, and Compliance Baselines o Table 2. Statutory Baseline Fuel Compositions * Simple Model * Complex Model o Table 3. Complex Model Variables * Endnotes Related EIA Short-Term Forecast Analysis Products * RFG Simple and Complex Model Spreadsheets * Areas Particpating in the Reformulated Gasoline Program * Environmental Regulations and Changes in Petroleum Refining Operations * Oxygenate Supply/Demand Balances in the Short-Term Integrated Forecasting Model * Reformulated Gasoline Foreign Refinery Rules * Demand, Supply, and Price Outlook for Reformulated Motor Gasoline, 1995 , (Adobe

465

Modeling and Analysis  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

DOE modeling and analysis activities focus on reducing uncertainties and improving transparency in photovoltaics (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) performance modeling. The overall goal of...

466

Quintessence Model Building  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A short review of some of the aspects of quintessence model building is presented. We emphasize the role of tracking models and their possible supersymmetric origin.

Ph. Brax; J. Martin; A. Riazuelo

2001-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

467

Substation PSA Model  

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Chapter 6 describes how to create the substation model, the core of the PSA application... Chap. 4 . First, the modelling principles and then the details of the mode...

Liisa Haarla; Mikko Koskinen; Ritva Hirvonen…

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Earth System Modeling  

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Earth system models are important research tools for improving understanding ... climate system (and maybe never will), Earth system models nowadays typically focus on specific aspects, for...

Patrick Jöckel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees  

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Morale, Welfare, and Relaxation Units (MWRs) Morale, Welfare, and Relaxation Units (MWRs) We support a MWR unit (Morale Welfare and Relaxation), known as the "Soldiers' Truck Stop". It is a place where convoys of trucks stop on their way to refuel and rest before continuing on with their mission. Many times they arrive late at night and the chow hall will be closed. They are able to get something to eat here and also take a shower and get some rest. They would prefer to have travel size supplies for both male and female Soldiers. These places are similar to a USO or Red Cross Canteen but are now called MWRs. They are run by Chaplains in the Army are very sparse and do not have a lot of resources. Brookhaven's AaP has shipped 29 boxes of supplies and requested items totaling 890lbs.

470

EIS-490-EPA-AdoptionNotice-2012.pdf  

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

235 Federal Register 235 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 198 / Friday, October 12, 2012 / Notices an ''anonymous access'' system, which means that EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comments. If you send email comments directly to EPA without going through http://www.regulations.gov, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comments that are placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit electronic comments, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comments and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comments due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be

471

EIS-0490-Adopted-Volume2-2012.pdf  

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

T012004001SCO/ DRD1327.DOC/ 050710010 T012004001SCO/ DRD1327.DOC/ 050710010 VOLUME II Boulder City/U.S. 93 Corridor Study Final Environmental Impact Statement and Section 4(f) Evaluation FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MARCH 2005 T012004001SCO/ DRD1327.DOC/ 050710010 I Contents Chapter Page 2-1 Comments Received on the Draft EIS ............................................................................. 2-1-1 2-1.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 2-1-1 2-1.2 Notice of Availability in Federal Register .............................................................. 2-1-1 2-1.3 Distribution of DEIS................................................................................................

472

Strategic Plan 2024 (Adopted by Board of Trustees, December 2013)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of advanced processes and products, fundamental knowledge and technologies that support necessary for a sustainable global society. · Mines empowers, and holds accountable challenges, and fostering environmentally sound and sustainable solu7ons. 3 #12

473

Adopt A Stream-Bringing Water Quality Sampling to Rural  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in the 70th-80th percentile nationally for highest percentage of impaired surface waters. 6 out of 10 local and orientation using newsletters, media stories, email announcements, face-to-face meetings. Online application monitoring kits (using online evaluations and face-to-face meetings). Water Paramenters Tested temperature

Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

474

Users' Committee By-Laws (Adopted 10/1/2010)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

' Committee for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is established by the NSF Cooperative Agreement of the Users Advisory Committee can appoint a user to fill any vacancy that arises between elections. 1 staff person acting at the request of the chair. Committee members are elected by an electronic ballot

Weston, Ken

475

Retail Choice Experiments: Comparing Early-AdopterExperience  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper reviews the experience with retail choice of non-residential electricity customers during the period from early 1998 through the first few months of 2000. Key findings include: (1) customers in California received a significantly smaller discount from utility tariffs than customers in other competitive markets; (2) this sample of large commercial/industrial customers believed they were benefiting significantly more from commodity savings from contracts with retail electricity service providers (RESP) than from value-added services; and,(3) market rules appear to be critical to customer experiences with retail competition, yet the relationship between market rules and market development is inadequately understood.

Golove, William

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Top Management Involvement in the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Projects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Efficiency Paradox: Bureaucratic and Organizationalenergy efficiency, including organizational and informationefficiency gap generally and the impact of organizational

Blass, Vered; Corbett, Charles J.; Delmas, Magali A; Muthulingam, Suresh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Portfolio analysis of carbon sequestration technologies and barriers to adoption.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The effective targeting of investment funds and research efforts to reduce industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, while preserving access to fossil fuel energy resources, requires… (more)

Young-Lorenz, Jillian D

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

modules." Thin Film Solar Technology 7409(1). Wilson-Wright,conservation and solar technology through tax credits. Alimited the ERP to non-solar technologies, in deference to

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

rate paid at the utility’s “avoided cost. ” Results of theroughly to the utility’s avoided cost of energy. Details anda reasonable value for the avoided cost of residential PV

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Political obstacles to adopting congestion pricing in New York City  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In April 2007, New York City's Mayor Bloomberg released PlaNYC, a broad ranging set of planning initiatives for the city. A centerpiece of the plan was a congestion-pricing proposal for the downtown core in Manhattan. The ...

Lynch, Patrick (Patrick Michael)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Adoption of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networking Protocols by Networked Robots  

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This paper focuses on the utilization of wireless networking in the robotics domain. Many researchers have already equipped their robots with wireless communication capabilities, stimulated by the observation that multi-robot systems tend to have several ... Keywords: Networked robot, Robotic ad hoc network, V2I, V2V, Vehicular ad hoc network, Wireless robot

Wim Vandenberghe; Ingrid Moerman; Piet Demeester

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of offering NEM for biogas-electric systems and fuel cells.but AB 2228 (2002) allowed biogas-electric facilities up to

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Top Management Involvement in the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Projects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center Program. We findEnergy’s (DOE) Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Program.University Industrial Assessment Center director, Professor

Blass, Vered; Corbett, Charles J.; Delmas, Magali A; Muthulingam, Suresh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Montana Slab Edge Insulation Analysis for IECC 2006 Adoption  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This is a letter report summarizing the energy analysis of slab insulation requirements which are no longer in IECC 2006 for Montana climate zone. Based on energy analysis using Equest, we calculated energy consumption and annual energy cost for various insulation configurations. This information will be used by the Montana Energy office during the upcoming code hearings.

Gowri, Krishnan

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Teachers' Concerns Regarding the Adoption of the New Mathematics Textbook  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the new textbooks for their districts based their years of experience in teaching the same class and their involvement on using the same textbook. In addition, this study identified the source of support in implementing the new curriculum materials...

El-Saleh, Ilham Kamel

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

486

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Act Electric vehicle Feed-in Tariff Gigawatt U.S. Departmentinitiatives are the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) and the Renewablesuch as a revamped feed-in tariff ( FIT) or a utility-driven

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Successful Adoption of CNG and Energing CNG-Hydrogen Program...  

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

Corpus Fund of 20 million USD IOC R&D to act as nodal agency for H 2 research in Oil & Gas sector 5. National Hydrogen Energy Board Roadmap for country Funding of the projects...

488

Determinants of effective information transfer in international regulatory standards adoption.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? The role of international regulatory standards within the current global environment has become of the most importance. The age of the global system and… (more)

Popescu, Denisa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Compositions and methods for adoptive and active immunotherapy  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Modular aAPCs and methods of their manufacture and use are provided. The modular aAPCs are constructed from polymeric microparticles. The aAPCs include encapsulated cytokines and coupling agents which modularly couple functional elements including T cell receptor activators, co-stimulatory molecules and adhesion molecules to the particle. The ability of these aAPCs to release cytokines in a controlled manner, coupled with their modular nature and ease of ligand attachment, results in an ideal, tunable APC capable of stimulating and expanding primary T cells.

Fahmy, Tarek; Steenblock, Erin

2014-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

490

DOE Adopts Rules to Improve Energy Efficiency Enforcement | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Appliance Standards Investigation for Certain Air Con International Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps DOE Announces Tougher Enforcement of Appliance Standards Reporting Requirements...

491

EA-1890: Notice of Intent to Adopt an Environmental Assessment...  

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

Assessment Hydropower License No. 12713-002- Reedsport Ocean Power Technologies Company Wave Park Project, Oregon The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice...

492

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

solar electric capacity on new homes, and to have solar electric systems on 50% of all new homes built in Californiasolar capacity installed; capacity more than quadrupled to 746 MW by the end of 2010 (CPUC 2011). California

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

solar incentive programs, direct subsidies for energy efficiency audits and projects,solar contactors are not in business of selling energy efficiency, when in fact a hybrid projectprojects with an energy component— likely for energy efficiency measures even more so than for solar—

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Adoption of e-Infrastructure services: configurations of practice  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...uk ). 1 School of Computer Science...research council grants. To ensure...between the computer and the bench...on research grants, and also...place that schools will pay what...institutions. | School of Computer Science...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

The UNC Policy Manual Adopted 10/09/09  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and deliver energy, water, and materials efficient buildings and grounds that minimize the impact on and life cycle cost guidelines where applicable. Climate Change Mitigation and Renewable Energy to toxicity, recycled content, energy and water efficiency, rapidly renewable resources, and local production

Howitt, Ivan

496

Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

et al. (2005). Renewable energy policies and markets in theefficiency and renewable energy policy in the state. Inand Renewable Energy Technology and Policy. Washington,

McAllister, Joseph Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Alaska Gateway School District Adopts Combined Heat and Power  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Tok School's use of a biomass combined heat and power system is helping the school to save on energy costs.

498

The evolution and adoption of optical interconnect cables  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Optical technologies are now ubiquitous in data communication, telecommunication, and computing networks for transmission distances beyond a few meters. The use of optical to transmit voice communication has changed the ...

Chiao, Louisa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Why Is CSP Failing? Trends and Challenges in CSP Adoption  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Content Security Policy (CSP) has been proposed as a principled and ... attacks such as XSS. When configured correctly, CSP renders malicious code injection and data exfiltration ... being implemented in almost a...

Michael Weissbacher; Tobias Lauinger…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Challenges in Electric Vehicle Adoption and Vehicle-Grid Integration.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??With rapid innovation in vehicle and battery technology and strong support from governmental bodies and regulators, electric vehicles (EV) sales are poised to rise. While… (more)

Xi, Xiaomin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z