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Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials- Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Below is the text-alternative version of the LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages webcast.

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LED Essentials- Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

On October 11, 2007, Kevin Dowling, VP of Innovation for Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, presented a broad introduction to LED technology, and discussed the technology status, advantages...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of the Open Source Software Distribution  

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Advantages and Disadvantages of the Open Source Software Distribution Advantages and Disadvantages of the Open Source Software Distribution Mechanism Speaker(s): Cameron Meadors Date: September 28, 2000 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Julie Osborn Are you facing the difficult challenge of keeping your software up to date with the ongoing ebb and flow of operating system enhancements? Are you looking for a distribution model to solve divergent source code and operating system maintenance issues? Would you like to learn more about these issues and how they relate to the Open Source distribution model? Cameron Meadors of VA Linux Systems, will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Open Source. In particular, he will discuss the low or no-cost ICO (Initial Code Offering) program that they offer to customers

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What are the Advantages/Disadvantages of an International Approach? R. R. Parker  

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What are the Advantages/Disadvantages of an International Approach? R. R. Parker MFE ITER/Exp Plenary #12;What are the Advantages/Disadvantages of an International Approach? Advantages Fusion has had experiment such as ITER is beyond what individual governments are willing to invest in fusion. Only

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Intrinsic Radiation in Lutetium Based PET Detector: Advantages and Disadvantages  

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Lutetium (Lu) based scintillators such as LSO and LYSO, are widely used in modern PET detectors due to their high stopping power for 511 keV gamma rays, high light yield and short decay time. However, 2.6% of naturally occurring Lu is 176Lu, a long-lived radioactive element including a beta decay and three major simultaneous gamma decays. This phenomenon introduces random events to PET systems that affects the system performance. On the other hand, the advantages of intrinsic radiation of 176Lu (IRL) continues to be exploited. In this paper, research literatures about IRL in PET detectors are reviewed. Details about the adverse effects of IRL to PET and their solutions, as well as the useful applications are presented and discussed.

Wei, Qingyang

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES TO OPERATING AN ON-SITE LABORATORY AT THE SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES CHEMICAL WASTE LANDFILL  

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During the excavation of the Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (SNL/NM) Chemical Waste Landfill (CWL), operations were realized by the presence of URS' (formerly known as United Research Services) On-site Mobile Laboratory (OSML) and the close proximity of the SNL/NM Environmental Restoration Chemical Laboratory (ERCL). The laboratory was located adjacent to the landfill in order to provide soil characterization, health and safety support, and waste management data. Although the cost of maintaining and operating an analytical laboratory can be higher than off-site analysis, there are many benefits to providing on site analytical services. This paper describes the synergies between the laboratory, as well as the advantages and disadvantages to having a laboratory on-site during the excavation of SNL/NM CWL.

Young, S.G.; Creech, M.N.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Colorado Advantage: PhD Preview Program Application Checklist  

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Colorado Advantage: PhD Preview Program Application Checklist Please make sure you have completed 1. Describe your interest in attending the Colorado Advantage program and how it will benefit you maximum) Official Transcripts: 1. Mail to: Colorado Diversity Initiative/Colorado Advantage University

Colorado at Boulder, University of

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Colorado Advantage Recommendation Form Waiver THIS SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BY APPLICANT  

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Colorado Advantage Recommendation Form Waiver THIS SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BY APPLICANT Applicant not waive the right, you will have access to this recommendation should you become a Colorado Advantage for admission into the University of Colorado Boulder Colorado Advantage: PhD Preview Program Recommender's Name

Colorado at Boulder, University of

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Zero Emission Sources of Electricity: Cost, Capacity, Advantages and Disadvantages  

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This paper shows how much carbon-free energy might ultimately be available at the global scale. It is based on the international reports and incorporates data from our more recent research. The paper examines ...

Oksana Udovyk; Oleg Udovyk

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advantages and applications of megawatt-sized heat-pipe reactors  

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Recently, worldwide interest in nuclear energy has focused on small reactors (10 to 300 MWe) to address emerging energy needs in remote locations. These designs are new to varying degrees but share similar approaches and common weaknesses with regard to primary heat rejection that differ little from reactor designs of the late 1950's. Here, an innovative concept, heat-pipe reactors, is discussed. The concept is unique in its simplicity and potential for safe, affordable, and reliable energy. Given the potential for reactors to meet worldwide energy needs and the pivotal role of heat rejection in overall reactor safety, the potential societal impact of this type of innovation is substantial. Heat-pipe-cooled, fast-spectrum reactors have been proposed for government applications requiring a robust, reliable, remotely controlled system with capacity much less than 1 MWe; however, they have not been designed for power ranges greater than 1 MWe. Los Alamos National Laboratory has initiated a study to design heat-pipe-cooled, fast-fission reactors and to generate a point design of a > 10-MWe-class machine suitable for next-generation compact reactors at remote locations. (authors)

McClure, P. R.; Reid, R. S.; Dixon, D. D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS C921, Los Alamos, NM 87545 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advantages of switched reluctance motor applications to EV and HEV: Design and control issues  

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Land vehicles need their drivetrain to operate entirely in constant power in order to meet their operational constraints, such as initial acceleration and gradability, with minimum power rating. The internal combustion engine (ICE) is inappropriate for producing this torque-speed profile. Therefore, multiple gear transmission is necessary with the ICE in a vehicle. Some electric machines, if designed and controlled appropriately, are capable of producing an extended constant power range. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the capabilities of the switched reluctance motor (SRM) for electric vehicle and hybrid electric vehicle applications. This investigation will be carried out in two steps. The first step involves the machine design and the finite-element analysis to obtain the static characteristic of the motor. In the second step, the finite-element field solutions are used in the development of a nonlinear model to investigate the dynamic performance of the designed motor. Several 8-6 and 6-4 SRM geometries will be investigated. Effects of different stator and rotor pole widths and pole heights on the steady state as well as on the dynamic performance of the motor will be studied. The air gap for each motor will be made as small as manufacturally possible. The aspects of performance to be compared for each design motor are: (1) the range of the constant power operation; (2) drive efficiency in this extended constant power range; (3) the power factor in this operational range; and (4) the short time overload capability. The first performance index defines the rated power of the motor. The longer the constant power range, the lower is the power rating for the same vehicle performance. In the high-speed operation of the SRM, there will be considerable phase overlapping. Hence, thicker back iron than usual might be needed to prevent the back iron from saturating. However, since flux peaking of each phase occurs at different rotor positions, the phase overlapping might not necessitate special designing of the back iron. However, the possibility of the back iron being saturated will not be neglected and will be investigated. The optimal control parameters of the SRM, which maximize the constant power range with maximum torque per ampere, will be calculated. A performance comparison will be made for this optimal operation. Simulation results of the designed SRM will be presented for vehicle acceleration.

Rahman, K.M.; Fahimi, B.; Suresh, G.; Rajarathnam, A.V.; Ehsani, M.

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Studies of High Efficiency Electric Motor Applicability  

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Much has been written about the advantages and disadvantages of high efficiency electric motors. For a given motor application it is possible to find literature that enables a plant engineer to make an informed choice between a standard efficiency...

Wagner, J. R.

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PATTERN: Advantages of High Resolution Weather Radar Networks [EVS Event]  

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PATTERN: Advantages of High Resolution Weather Radar Networks PATTERN: Advantages of High Resolution Weather Radar Networks September 30, 2013 Speaker: Dr. Katharina Lengfeld Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany Date: Monday, September 30, 2013 Time: 11 am - 12 noon Location: Argonne National Laboratory TCS Building 240 Room 4301 Precipitation observations with radars operating in the X-band frequency range are essential for meeting present and future requirements for flood forecasting, water management, and other hydro-meteorological applications. Besides having higher resolution, these systems are cost-effective compared to S- or C-band radars because of smaller antenna size. Disadvantages of single X-band radars are the large influence of attenuation by liquid water and a relatively short range.

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Successful application of GIS technology for post-9/11 disaster management: overcoming challenges, capitalising on advantages  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Post-9/11 conditions have modified disaster management requirements increasing the need for quick access to an array of geocoded information about community critical infrastructure, populations at risk and risk response resources needed for emergency incident decision making. Concomitantly, the risk assessment and risk reduction requirements to prevent disasters from occurring that have emerged post 9/11 require similar data. Merging the needs of the different disaster response phases into the same GIS creates a powerful tool. The process of creating the system, in turn, serves to develop organisational and community capacity needed for 21st century disaster management. This article reports on the creation of such a GIS-based software application, E3R.

Monica Teets Farris; Shirley Laska; Michael Wesley; Robert Sternhell

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oak Ridge Advantages  

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Oak Ridge Advantages Our Locational Advantage Oak Ridge, Tennessee is within a day's drive of 70% of the population of the continental United States. Each of CROET's industrial and...

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Tax-Advantaged Plans  

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Plans Tax-Advantaged Plans A comprehensive benefits package with plan options for health care and retirement to take care of our employees today and tomorrow. Contact...

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Laser Micromachining: Advantages of Liquid Environments  

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Laser Micromachining: Advantages of Liquid Environments Marc J. Palmeri Princeton University Arnold Lab #12;Outline · Motivation ­ Applications of laser micromachining ­ Problems with laser micromachining · How do lasers work? · What is laser micromachining? · Micromachining assembly · Methods

Petta, Jason

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Comparative Advantage Strategy for Rapid Pollution Mitigation in China  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

(36) In contrast, major foreign wind turbine manufacturers were largely reluctant to license technologies to Chinese companies, and most foreign licensors were design firms or small manufacturers that focused more on upstream technological development. ... (44) The early disadvantage of accessing the mainly immature technologies also brought a later advantage because the technology licenses generally did not constrain the licensees into the Chinese market. ... (47, 48) China did plan to build domestic although not necessarily domestically owned industries from the beginning, as indicated in the localization roadmap for SO2 scrubbers in 2000 and the 70%-localization requirement for wind turbines in 2005. ...

Yuan Xu

2013-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Earth Advantage | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Advantage Advantage Jump to: navigation, search Name Earth Advantage Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97224 Product Earth Advantage partners with builders and developers to bring the most energy efficient ,sustainable and healthy homes to the market Coordinates 45.511795°, -122.675629° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.511795,"lon":-122.675629,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Rural Development Advantage Program (Nebraska)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Rural Development Advantage Program provides qualified businesses with refundable tax incentives for projects that create two new jobs and invest $125,000 in counties with less than 15,000...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events October 2014 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Contract Connections @...

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

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

Heckler, Andrew F.

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events January 2015 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20...

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Planet Advantage Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Name: Planet Advantage Ltd Place: United Kingdom Sector: Services Product: UK-based gasification services firm. References: Planet Advantage Ltd1 This article is a stub. You can...

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Competitive advantage | ornl.gov  

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News News Communications News Releases Features 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Story Tips Audio Spots Honors and Awards Videos ORNL Review Magazine ORNL Reporter DOE Pulse Media Contacts Media Mentions RSS Feeds News Home | ORNL | News | Features SHARE Manufacturing R&D facility accelerates battery technology Competitive advantage Jim Pearce - December 01, 2012 "Our facility allows (manufacturers) to keep control of their intellectual property, demonstrate their technology in a complete battery, and benchmark its performance against other commercially available materials. It's all about growing the domestic supply chain for energy storage devices." We live in a battery-powered world, and the competition to produce reliable, longer lasting batteries for phones, computers and electric

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Nanocarbon Hybrids: Interactions with Luminophores to Applications in Energy Harvesting and Solar Fuel Production  

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Nanocarbon Hybrids: Interactions with Luminophores to Applications in Energy Harvesting and Solar Fuel Production ... The authors bring out the importance of flexible graphene electrodes and discuss advantages and disadvantages of different synthesis methods, transfer of graphene onto desired substrates, chemical and electrostatic doping of the graphene film, and use of these flexible electrodes for a broad range of flexible devices such as photovoltaic, electronic, and electrochemical energy storage. ...

Francis DSouza

2013-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Business Advantage Grant Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

You are here You are here Home » Small Business Advantage Grant Program Small Business Advantage Grant Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Manufacturing Other Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Wind Buying & Making Electricity Maximum Rebate $9,500 Program Info State Pennsylvania Program Type State Grant Program Rebate Amount Up to 50% of project costs Provider Department of Environmental Protection Note: This program is expected to begin accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 program on July 25, 2012. A Notice of Availability has also been posted in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Applications will be

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Advantage Solar Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Solar Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: Advantage Solar Inc. Place: California Zip: 92394 Sector: Solar Product: Dealer in solar equipment and consultant in maintaining...

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Awards go to disadvantaged, veteran-owned and small businesses  

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Three small businesses recognized by DOE Three small businesses recognized by DOE Awards go to disadvantaged, veteran-owned and small businesses Three business serving LANL are recognized by DOE. April 3, 2012 Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Workers took direct-push samples to characterize the contents of Material Disposal Area B prior to excavation. Contact Small Business Office (505) 667-4419 Email Small businesses serving LANL receive DOE awards Three businesses that provide services to LANL received Department of Energy small business awards for fiscal year 2011 were recognized by DOE at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 2012. Eberline Services of Santa Fe received DOE's Small Business of the Year award. Eberline conducted environmental drilling services at LANL. The work

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Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol  

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Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol Tuomas W. Sandholm and Victor R. Lesser 7, 1995 #12; Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol Tuomas W. Sandholm and Victor R, contracts have traditionally been binding. Such contracts do not al­ low agents to efficiently accommodate

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage (Nebraska)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage is a flexible job training program with grants from $800-$4000 per qualified new job. Additional grant funding may be available for jobs created in...

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Advantages and Challenges of Wind Energy  

K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Activities Web site (EERE)

Wind energy offers many advantages, which explains why it's the fastest-growing energy source in the world. Research efforts are aimed at addressing the challenges to greater use of wind energy.

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Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials -  

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Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages to someone Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Digg

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Ace Cash Express Advantage Sales and Marketing  

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Ace Cash Express Advantage Sales and Marketing AppFolio AT&T Atmos Energy, MDTX Div Automatic Data Processing AXA Advisors BDO USA Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas Care Providers Insurance Services CDW Corp State Farm Insurance Companies Tekzenit Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Texas Department of Family

O'Toole, Alice J.

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Sustainable Energy Advantage | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Advantage Advantage Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Sustainable Energy Advantage Name Sustainable Energy Advantage Address 10 Spheen St Place Framingham, Massachusetts Zip 01701 Sector Renewable Energy Product analysis and support (strategy, policy, marketing, product development, pricing) Year founded 1998 Number of employees 1-10 Phone number (508) 665-5850 Website http://www.seadvantage.com/ Coordinates 42.3109312°, -71.3860354° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.3109312,"lon":-71.3860354,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages  

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Grade Level: Grade Level: 8-12 Subjects: Math: Algebra I and II Length: 90 Minutes LESSON PLAN Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages Northwest Halifax High School Solar Panels Littleton, NC Photo credit: Mike Beebe INTRODUCTION This is a uniquely interdisciplinary high school algebra and solar energy lesson geared toward an Algebra I-II class. It uses data from a 2.1-kilowatt photovoltaic solar panel system at a high school in rural North Carolina, historical energy statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administrations (EIA) on solar and renewable energy growth in the U.S., and the financial savings accrued from a residential solar photovoltaic system to teach students the basics of renewable energy and best-fit regression

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Atmospheric plasma advantages for mohair fibers in textile applications  

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In this study, mohair fibers were treated by air and argon plasma for modifying some properties of fibers. The ... SEM images. The results showed that the atmospheric plasma has an etching effect and increases th...

Asl Demir

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report to the President on Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage...  

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

Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing Report to the President on Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing pcastjuly2012.pdf...

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Advantages of Oxygenates Fuels over Gasoline in Direct Injection...  

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

Advantages of Oxygenates Fuels over Gasoline in Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engines Advantages of Oxygenates Fuels over Gasoline in Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engines...

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SMALL, SMALL DISADVANTAGED, AND WOMEN-OWNED SMALL  

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M M J-M-1 ATTACHMENT J.13 APPENDIX M CONTRACT GUIDANCE FOR PREPARATION OF DIVERSITY PLAN Applicable to the Operation of PPPL Contract No. DE-AC02-09CH11466 Contract No.: DE-AC02-09CH11466 Section J Appendix M J-M-2 Contract Guidance for Preparation of Diversity Plan This Guidance is to assist the Contractor in understanding the information being sought by the Department for each of the Diversity elements and where these issues may already be addressed in the contract. To the extent these issues are already addressed in the contract, the Contractor need only cross reference the location. Contractor's Workforce The Department's contracts contain clauses on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

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A reliable, fast and low cost maximum power point tracker for photovoltaic applications  

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This work presents a new maximum power point tracker system for photovoltaic applications. The developed system is an analog version of the ''P and O-oriented'' algorithm. It maintains its main advantages: simplicity, reliability and easy practical implementation, and avoids its main disadvantages: inaccurateness and relatively slow response. Additionally, the developed system can be implemented in a practical way at a low cost, which means an added value. The system also shows an excellent behavior for very fast variables in incident radiation levels. (author)

Enrique, J.M.; Andujar, J.M.; Bohorquez, M.A. [Departamento de Ingenieria Electronica, de Sistemas Informaticos y Automatica, Universidad de Huelva (Spain)

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of Scientific Issues Involved in Selection of Polymers for PV Applications  

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Encapsulant materials used in photovoltaic (PV) modules serve multiple purposes. They physically hold components in place, provide electrical insulation, reduce moisture ingress, optically couple superstrate materials (e.g., glass) to PV cells, protect components from mechanical stress by mechanically decoupling components via strain relief, and protect materials from corrosion. To do this, encapsulants must adhere well to all surfaces, remain compliant, and transmit light after exposure to temperature, humidity, and UV radiation histories. Here, a brief review of some of the polymeric materials under consideration for PV applications is provided, with an explanation of some of their advantages and disadvantages.

Kempe, M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sulfur-tolerant anode materials for solid oxide fuel cell application  

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This paper summarizes the degradation mechanisms for SOFC anodes in the presence of sulfur and recent developments in sulfur-tolerant anodes. There are two primary sulfur-degradation mechanisms for the anode materials: physical absorption of sulfur that blocks the hydrogen reaction sites, and chemical reaction that forms nickel sulfide. The sulfur-tolerant anodes are categorized into three kinds of materials: thiospinels and metal sulfides, metal cermets, and mixed ionic and electronic conductors. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages, and the combined application of available materials to serve as different functional components in anodes through proper design may be effective to achieve a balance between stability and performance.

Gong, M. (West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV); Liu, X. (West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV); Trembly, J.; Johnson, C.

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of diversity to regional ecological assessment: a review with recommendations  

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Species diversity is frequently considered a primary indicator of ecosystem health, stability, and resilience. As such, species diversity is commonly the major criterion upon which environmental impact statements and ecological assessments are based. This report describes the theoretical development and refinement of the concept of ecological diversity and the various mathematical expressions of diversity. Advantages and disadvantages of each diversity expression are discussed. The application and interpretation of diversity indices for different spatial scales (e.g., specific sites and regional assessments) and variables (e.g., species diversity, habitat diversity, landscape diversity) are contrasted. Recommendations indicate the appropriate diversity indices for regional ecological assessments.

Levenson, J.B.; Stearns, F.W.

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Singing River Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Singing River Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Singing River Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program Singing River Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Program Info State Mississippi Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Contact Singing River Electric Power Association Provider Singing River Electric Power Association Singing River Electric Power Association provides rebates on energy efficiency measures in new homes and heat pumps that meet [http://www.comfortadvantage.com/Comfort%20Advantage%20brochure.pdf Comfort Advantage] weatherization standards. To qualify for this rebate the home

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative -HomeAdvantage Efficiency Loan Program |  

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative -HomeAdvantage Efficiency Loan Berkeley Electric Cooperative -HomeAdvantage Efficiency Loan Program Berkeley Electric Cooperative -HomeAdvantage Efficiency Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Other Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Water Heating Program Info State South Carolina Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount HomeAdvantage Loans: $15,000 Provider Berkeley Electric Cooperative Berkeley Electric Cooperative provides HomeAdvantage Loans to qualifying homeowners for energy efficiency upgrades to residences. Measures typically

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Evaluation of Encapsulant Materials for PV Applications  

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Encapsulant materials used in PV modules serve multiple purposes. They physically hold components in place, provide electrical insulation, optically couple superstrate materials (e.g., glass) to PV cells, protect components from mechanical stress by mechanically de-coupling components via strain relief, and protect materials from corrosion. To do this, encapsulants must adhere well to all surfaces, remain compliant, and transmit light after exposure to temperature, humidity, and UV radiation histories. Encapsulant materials by themselves do not completely prevent water vapour ingress [1-3], but if they are well adhered, they will prevent the accumulation of liquid water providing protection against corrosion as well as electrical shock. Here, a brief review of some of the polymeric materials under consideration for PV applications is provided, with an explanation of some of their advantages and disadvantages.

Kempe, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plasmonic materials for energy: from physics to applications  

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Physical mechanisms unique to plasmonic materials, which can be exploited for the existing and emerging applications of plasmonics for renewable energy technologies, are reviewed. The hybrid nature of surface plasmon (SP) modes - propagating surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) and localized surface plasmons (LSPs) - as collective photon-electron oscillations makes them attractive candidates for energy applications. High density of optical states in the vicinity of plasmonic structures enhances light absorption and emission, enables localized heating, and drives near-field heat exchange between hot and cold surfaces. SP modes channel the energy of absorbed photons directly to the free electrons, and the generated hot electrons can be utilized in thermoelectric, photovoltaic and photo-catalytic platforms. Advantages and disadvantages of using plasmonics over conventional technologies for solar energy and waste heat harvesting are discussed, and areas where plasmonics is expected to lead to performance improvement...

Boriskina, Svetlana V; Chen, Gang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oak Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI)  

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Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) Partnering Agreement For The Transuranic Waste Processing Program Oak Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) Partnering Agreement For The Transuranic Waste Processing Program The Transuranic (TRU) Waste Partnering Team will be viewed as a virtual High-Performing Organization that is widely recognized for exceeding expectations through innovative technical and management strategies, and whose commitment to its employees, the EM Mission, and the stewardship of the Oak Ridge Site are its highest priorities. Oak Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) Partnering Agreement For The Transuranic Waste Processing Program More Documents & Publications

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Prototype system brings advantages of wireless technology to secure  

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Prototype system brings advantages of wireless technology to secure Prototype system brings advantages of wireless technology to secure environment | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > Prototype system brings advantages of wireless technology ... Prototype system brings advantages of wireless technology to secure environment

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Advantage Jobs Incentive Program (Mississippi) | Department of Energy  

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Advantage Jobs Incentive Program (Mississippi) Advantage Jobs Incentive Program (Mississippi) Advantage Jobs Incentive Program (Mississippi) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Mississippi Program Type Rebate Program Provider Department of Revenue The Advantage Jobs Incentive Program is a rebate program designed to

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Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC)Opportunities and Advantages  

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Provides a one page summary of opportunities and advantages for utilizing Energy Savings Performance Contracting. Author: U.S. Department of Energy

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Individual differences and relative advantage: the case of GSS  

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Studies of the effect of individual differences on usage of information systems have yielded mixed results. This study examines the effect of individual differences on the perceived relative advantage (a concept akin to perceived usefulness) of using ... Keywords: computer anxiety, group support systems, oral communication apprehension, personal innovativeness, relative advantage, writing communication apprehension

Elena Karahanna; Manju Ahuja; Mark Srite; John Galvin

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advantages of a PCE-based Control Plane Alberto Castro  

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Advantages of a PCE-based Control Plane for LISP Alberto Castro October 16, 2008 #12;Agenda 1 of a PCE-based Control Plane for LISP #12;Introduction Architecture Proposal Conclusions and Future Work. 2008 Advantages of a PCE-based Control Plane for LISP #12;Introduction Architecture Proposal

Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat

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NREL: Jobs and Economic Competitiveness - Comparative Advantage Market  

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Comparative Advantage Market Analysis Comparative Advantage Market Analysis The market for solar energy technologies continues to grow (48% compound annual growth rate [CAGR] from 1999-2008). Globalization of these markets has advanced the industry by accelerating performance improvements and reducing product costs through increased competition. NREL's comparative advantage market analysis is focused on understanding the key US export opportunities in the solar energy technologies global market, the US competitive advantages in this market and what US policies can best support/facilitate increased exports. NREL's comparative advantages market analysis studies show that: The US was a net exporter of solar technologies in 2010 and, as an innovation leader in this area, is well positioned for future export

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Titanium metal: extraction to application  

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In 1998, approximately 57,000 tons of titanium metal was consumed in the form of mill products (1). Only about 5% of the 4 million tons of titanium minerals consumed each year is used to produce titanium metal, with the remainder primarily used to produce titanium dioxide pigment. Titanium metal production is primarily based on the direct chlorination of rutile to produce titanium tetrachloride, which is then reduced to metal using the Kroll magnesium reduction process. The use of titanium is tied to its high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance. Aerospace is the largest application for titanium. In this paper, we discuss all aspects of the titanium industry from ore deposits through extraction to present and future applications. The methods of both primary (mining of ore, extraction, and purification) and secondary (forming and machining) operations will be analyzed. The chemical and physical properties of titanium metal will be briefly examined. Present and future applications for titanium will be discussed. Finally, the economics of titanium metal production also are analyzed as well as the advantages and disadvantages of various alternative extraction methods.

Gambogi, Joseph (USGS, Reston, VA); Gerdemann, Stephen J.

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Water Heating Maximum Rebate See applicable program brochure on program website for maximum rebate levels Program Info State Iowa Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount CFL Lamp: up to $2/lamp CFL Fixture (Hardwired): $20/fixture T5/T8 Fluorescent Lighting: $6-$42/fixture

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Redding Electric - Earth Advantage Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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Earth Advantage Rebate Program Earth Advantage Rebate Program Redding Electric - Earth Advantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Water Heating Maximum Rebate Geothermal: 5,000 Program Info Start Date 1/1/2002 State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount PV: Funding is exhausted through 2015 Geothermal (Residential): $1,000/ton Solar Water Heating: 50% of cost up to $1,000 for 1st panel, $500 for 2nd panel, $250 for 3rd panel Provider Redding Electric Utility The Earth Advantage Rebate Program was designed to offer rebates to residential and business customers of Redding Electric Utility (REU) for solar PV, solar thermal, and geothermal heat pump systems. As required by

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Small Business Energy Advantage Program  

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Small Business Energy Advantage Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Small Business Energy Advantage Program Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Small Business Energy Advantage Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate 100,000/project $500,000/municipality $750,000/Federal Tax ID Program Info Funding Source Energy Efficiency Fund State Connecticut Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount $500 - $100,000/project Provider The United Illuminating Company The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund offers financing through electric utility implementation of the Small Business Energy Advantage Program. The

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Oak Ridge Operations Office (ORO) & Wastren Advantage, Inc. ...  

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1 o FaCility Representative Fred Heacker Director, Waste Programs, TWPC April 2011 1 of 5 OAK RIDGE OPERATIONS OFFICE (ORO) & WASTREN ADVANTAGE, INC. (WAI) WI PARTNERING AGREEMENT...

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Coast Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program |  

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Coast Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program Coast Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program Coast Electric Power Association - Comfort Advantage Home Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Program Info State Mississippi Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount 300 - 500, varies by home efficiency 150 per additional qual$300 - $500, varies by home efficiency Geothermal Heat Pumps: $400 - $500 Additional Heat Pump Units (When Required): $150ified heat pump system Provider Coast Electric Power Association Coast Electric Power Association (CEPA) provides rebates on heat pumps to new homes which meet certain weatherization standards. To qualify for this rebate the home must have: * Attic insulation of at least R-38 or encapsulated foam attic insulation

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Idaho Power - Rebate Advantage for New Manufactured Homes | Department of  

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Rebate Advantage for New Manufactured Homes Rebate Advantage for New Manufactured Homes Idaho Power - Rebate Advantage for New Manufactured Homes < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Idaho Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount $1000 rebate to the home buyer $200 bonus to the sales consultant Provider Idaho Power Company Idaho Power is offering a $1000 sales rebate to customers who purchase a new ENERGY STAR all-electric manufactured home and connect that home to an Idaho Power residential account. In addition, the sales consultant who sells the home will be eligible for a $200 sales bonus. ENERGY STAR manufactured homes are designed to be more energy efficient than standard

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Survival advantages conferred to colon cancer  

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Survival advantages conferred to colon cancer cells by E Klinck5 , François A Auger4 and Jacques Huot1* Abstract Background: Extravasation of circulating cancer cells is a key event of metastatic dissemination that is initiated by the adhesion of cancer cells

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Implications of researcher assumptions about perceived relative advantage and compatibility  

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Although scale reuse is an important and efficient research practice, it may not always be the most appropriate practice. Mechanistically reusing scales developed for a particular context may lead to a variety of undesirable effects. One of the risks ... Keywords: adoption, compatibility, innovation diffusion theory, relative advantage, scale reuse

Craig Van Slyke; Richard D. Johnson; Ross Hightower; Wafa Elgarah

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prodrugs: Do They Have Advantages in Clinical Practice?  

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Review Article Drugs 29: 455-473 (1985) 0012-6667/85/0QO5-O455/$09.50/0 ADIS Press Limited All rights reserved. Prodrugs Do They Have Advantages in Clinical Practice? VJ. Stella, W.N A. Charman and V.H. Naringrekar Department...

Stella, Valentino J.; Charman, W. N. A.; Naringrekar, V. H.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Litter legacy increases the competitive advantage of invasive  

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ORIGINAL PAPER Litter legacy increases the competitive advantage of invasive Phragmites australis monospecific dominance has rarely been investigated. We used stands of the common reed, Phragmites australis positioned on Phragmites expansion fronts, we removed litter to isolate its effect from live Phragmites

Bertness, Mark D.

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Chapter 27 - Why do we neglect the proof? Advantages without disadvantages: Solar Energy can give more comfortable, healthier homes and sunnier streets Why is passive solar design no daily practice all over the world?  

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Publisher Summary The Schiedam experience was followed by some more building plans in other towns. Still, today passive solar design in the Netherlands seldom or never is the basic design rule for new construction. The possibility of lower energy bills, less greenhouse gasses, more comfortable homes, and better streets still is greatly ignored in new building plans. Passive solar designs give no market place to extra products or to extra sell, only the final occupant gets a better product. The possibility of this better product (at no extra cost) obviously is not an incentive that is strong enough in most markets. Government should encourage this strongly if the greenhouse effect is taken seriously and when it is realized that fossil fuels in the society are used at a frightening high speed.

Chris Zydeveld

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Advantage of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial  

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The Advantage of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial The Advantage of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial Buildings Title The Advantage of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial Buildings Publication Type Conference Paper LBNL Report Number LBNL-2514E Year of Publication 2008 Authors Rubinstein, Francis M., Dmitriy Bolotov, Mark S. Levi, Kevin Powell, and P. Schwartz Conference Name 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Volume 78 Call Number LBNL-2514E Abstract A dual-cathode arc plasma source was combined with a computer-controlled bias amplifier such as to synchronize substrate bias with the pulsed production of plasma. In this way, bias can be applied in a material-selective way. The principle has been applied to the synthesis metal-doped diamond-like carbon films, where the bias was applied and adjusted when the carbon plasma was condensing, and the substrate was at ground when the metal was incorporated. In doing so, excessive sputtering by too-energetic metal ions can be avoided while the sp3/sp2 ratio can be adjusted. It is shown that the resistivity of the film can be tuned by this species-selective bias. The principle can be extended to multiple-material plasma sources and complex materials.

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Abstract --Advantages of proton computed tomography (pCT) have been recognized in the past. However, the quality of a pCT  

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estimation. A set of Monte Carlo simulations was carried out with the GEANT4 program, and reconstructed advantages in medical applications. First for diagnosis, its low-dose advantage might be utilized effectively are with the Department of Radiation Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92354 USA. density

Mueller, Klaus

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Concentrated solar energy applications using Fresnel lenses: A review  

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Solar energy concentration technology using Fresnel lens is an effective way to make full use of sunlight. This paper makes a review about the recent development of the concentrated solar energy applications using Fresnel lenses. The ongoing research and development involves imaging systems and non-imaging systems. Compared with imaging systems, non-imaging systems have the merits of larger accept angles, higher concentration ratios with less volume and shorter focal length, higher optical efficiency, etc. Concentrated photovoltaics is a major application and the highest solar-to-electric conversion efficiency based on imaging Fresnel lens and non-imaging Fresnel lens are reported as over 30% and 31.51.7%, respectively. Moreover, both kinds of systems are widely used in other fields such as hydrogen generation, photo-bio reactors as well as photochemical reactions, surface modification of metallic materials, solar lighting and solar-pumped laser. During the recent two decades, such applications have been built and tested successfully to validate the practicality of Fresnel lens solar concentration systems. Although the present application scale is small, the ongoing research and development works suggest that Fresnel lens solar concentrators, especially non-imaging Fresnel lenses, will bring a breakthrough of commercial solar energy concentration application technology in the near future. Finally, the advantages and disadvantages of two systems are also summarized.

W.T. Xie; Y.J. Dai; R.Z. Wang; K. Sumathy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application  

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Applications science-innovationassetsimagesicon-science.jpg Application These capabilities are our science and engineering at work for the national security interest in areas...

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Inactivation of Pathogens in Feces by Desiccation and Urea Treatment for Application in Urine-Diverting Dry Toilets  

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...With this control, the advantages or disadvantages of using ash and oyster shells could...just ash with the present study, one advantage of using oyster shells solely or mixed...Kilvington.2011.The efficacy of simulated solar disinfection (SODIS) against Ascaris...

Maria Elisa Magri; Luiz Srgio Philippi; Bjrn Vinners

2013-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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MHK Technologies/Device for the Power Advantage of Sea Currents | Open  

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for the Power Advantage of Sea Currents for the Power Advantage of Sea Currents < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Device for the Power Advantage of Sea Currents.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Carmelo Vell n Technology Resource Click here Current Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 1 3 Discovery Concept Def Early Stage Dev Design Engineering Technology Description The project is a device for connection of turbines or hydraulic wheels in order to obtain energy from a water current variable in depth and direction of flow Its installation is executed by a mechanism of pivots in a direct way or a ballast at the sub aqueous bottom Its particular hydrodynamic morphology contributes to the direction and stabilization of all the set in the direction and sine of the current It has a series of devices able to measure the intensity of the current flow to orient the equipment towards the most favorable angle of attack of that flow towards the turbine It s applicable to any type of water current but it s especially suitable for the location in a basic sea current It allows to lodge different types from turbines or hydraulic wheels with the main object of the obtaining of energy preferably electrical which can be obtained by the combination of the turbine installed with a generator The project is placed then in the scope of the ecological and rene

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10 - Application of high temperature superconductor (HTS) technology in rotating machinery  

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Abstract: This chapter discusses the application of high temperature superconductors (HTS) to generators and motors. It first reviews the benefits and rationale for applying HTS technology to generators and motors. It then describes compromises affecting the electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal design for such machines. The different types of machine topology possible, their respective advantages and disadvantages and their Key performance characteristics compared to equivalent conventional machines are then outlined. Issues with developing such machines within an industrial production environment and their installation and operation within a demanding commercial environment are discussed. Challenges facing the design, build, testing and commissioning of such machines are reviewed, with a discussion of future machine and equipment requirements and trends.

R. Fair

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wastren-EnergX Mission Support Wins 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year Award  

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On June 12, 2014, Wastren-EnergX Mission Support, LLC (WEMS) won the 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year Award at the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) 13th Annual Small Business Forum in Tampa, FL. Project Manager Damon Detillion represented WEMS at the ceremony, where he received the award from John Hale, Director of DOEs Office of Small and Diverse Business Utilization (OSDBU).

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Photocurable Inorganic-Organic Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications  

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bovine serum albumin in vitro. Poloxamer gels have also been used as delivery system. The poloxamers (Pluronic ? ) are ABA-type triblock copolymers composed of poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO)(A) and poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) (B) units. In the work... liquid that gels in situ. Table 1.2. Advantages and disadvantages of hydrogels as tissue engineering scaffolds Advantages Aqueous environment can protect cells and fragile drugs Good transport of nutrient to cells and products from cells May...

Hou, Yaping

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Polyolefins for Energy Applications  

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There are several advantageous scenarios that effective energy storage may offer: high performance electric vehicles could become a reality; clean solar and wind energy generated at peak hours could be used throughout down time; and the energy generation system could be designed based on the average usage capacity instead of the peak consumption level. ... In the past decade, we have been taking advantage of new polyolefins for three energy-related research areas with some tangible results, which will be discussed and used as examples to illuminate the advantages of new functional polyolefin structures. ... The advantages and disadvantages of the already developed perfluorinated ionomer membranes (Nafion, Flemion, Aciplex, Dow or Asahi Chem.) are described. ...

T. C. Mike Chung

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications:  

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Applications: Applications: ● Telecommunications: cell / smartphone; multi-party secure phone calls; videoconferencing; Voice over IP (VoIP) ● Banking and financial transactions: ATM, debit / credit card and e-Commerce ● e-Business; e-gaming; e-books; e-music; e-movies; e-gambling ● Wireless internet ● Electronic voting ● Facility and vehicle access ● Information exchange for government/defense

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Real-time scintillation array dosimetry for radiotherapy: The advantages of photomultiplier detectors  

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Purpose: In this paper, a photomultiplier tube (PMT) array dosimetry system has been developed and tested for the real-time readout of multiple scintillation signals from fiber optic dosimeters. It provides array dosimetry with the advantages in sensitivity provided by a PMT, but without the need for a separate PMT for each detector element. Methods: The PMT array system consisted of a multianode PMT, a multichannel data acquisition system, housing and optic fiber connections suitable for clinical use. The reproducibility, channel uniformity, channel crosstalk, acquisition speed, and sensitivity of the PMT array were quantified using a constant light source. Its performance was compared to other readout systems used in scintillation dosimetry. An in vivo HDR brachytherapy treatment was used as an example of a clinical application of the dosimetry system to the measurement of dose at multiple sites in the rectum. The PMT array system was also tested in the pulsed beam of a linear accelerator to test its response speed and its application with two separate methods of Cerenkov background removal. Results: The PMT array dosimetry system was highly reproducible with a measurement uncertainty of 0.13% for a 10 s acquisition period. Optical crosstalk between neighboring channels was accounted for by omitting every second channel. A mathematical procedure was used to account for the crosstalk in next-neighbor channels. The speed and sensitivity of the PMT array system were found be superior to CCD cameras, allowing for measurement of more rapid changes in dose rate. This was further demonstrated by measuring the dose delivered by individual photon pulses of a linear accelerator beam. Conclusions: The PMT array system has advantages over CCD camera-based systems for the readout of scintillation light. It provided a more sensitive, more accurate, and faster response to meet the demands of future developments in treatment delivery.

Liu, Paul Z. Y.; Suchowerska, Natalka; Abolfathi, Peter; McKenzie, David R. [School of Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia and Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050 (Australia); School of Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 (Australia)

2012-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Homogeneity as an Advantage: It Takes a Community to Protect an Application  

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, Steven Dawson, Patrick Lincoln, Hassen Saidi SRI International Jim Thornton, Glenn Durfee, Peter Kwan

Briesemeister, Linda

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Testing Advantageous Selection by Hidden Action: Evidence from Automobile Liability Insurance  

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Testing Advantageous Selection by Hidden Action: Evidence from Automobile Liability Insurance Selection by Hidden Action: Evidence from Automobile Liability Insurance Abstract This paper examines advantageous selection in automobile liability insurance from the approach with hidden action, which argues

Chaudhuri, Sanjay

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HOME ADVANTAGE AND TIED GAMES P.C. van der Kruit  

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HOME ADVANTAGE AND TIED GAMES IN SOCCER P.C. van der Kruit 0. Introduction. Home advantage about half the games end in a victory for the home team, one quarter end up tied, while only one quarter about 3) is rather low. The home advantage is supposedly evened out between the teams by playing a full

Kruit, Piet van der

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Application of SCR and PM-METALIT for Non-Road Applications: SCRi  

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Advantages of this new application of SCR and PM-METALIT for non-road applications include compact design, robustness, low backpressure, and cost

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Bilateral field advantage in visual crowding Ramakrishna Chakravarthi a,c,*, Patrick Cavanagh b,c  

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Bilateral field advantage in visual crowding Ramakrishna Chakravarthi a,c,*, Patrick Cavanagh b, Hariharan, & Klein, 2002; Pelli, Palomares, & Majaj, 2004). Although several hypotheses have been put

Chakravarthi, Ramakrishna

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Intranet Advantage  

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In today's business environment companies need to adapt and respond to new business challenges in a rapid but controlled manner, in keeping with their business model. Technology is a key enabler, allowing organis...

R Collingridge; N D Harris

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The fitness advantage of a high-performance weapon JERRY F. HUSAK1  

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The fitness advantage of a high-performance weapon JERRY F. HUSAK1 *, A. KRISTOPHER LAPPIN2 Received 9 June 2008; accepted for publication 26 August 2008 Weapons used in combat between males are usually attributed to sexual selection, which operates via a fitness advantage for males with weapons

Husak, Jerry F.

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Construction Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Maximum Rebate Insulation: 70% of cost; ebates exceeding $10,000 require preapproval Variable-Speed Drives: 70% of cost Custom: All project installations with rebates exceeding $20,000 require on-site verification Program Info State Illinois Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Construction Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info Expiration Date 12/31/2012 State South Dakota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Variable-Speed Drives: $30/HP Clothes Washer: $100 Dishwasher: $20 Vending Machine Controller: $50 Fluorescent Lighting: $6-$42/fixture Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $20/sensor Pulse Start Metal Halide Lighting: $25 or $50/fixture

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Have You Taken Advantage of These Incentives Yet? | Department of Energy  

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Taken Advantage of These Incentives Yet? Taken Advantage of These Incentives Yet? Have You Taken Advantage of These Incentives Yet? August 18, 2011 - 7:33am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy This week, Andrea showcased the new Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) incentive search widget, which people can use to quickly find rebates and other incentives for purchasing renewable energy or energy-efficient items for their homes and businesses. Eric continued the theme by highlighting the different ways to Save Money on Your Energy-Saving Upgrades. Our Rebates, Tax Credits, & Financing section of Energysavers.gov has great information on current incentives that you can still take advantage of such

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas and Electric) - Residential EnergyAdvantage Loan  

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Gas and Electric) - Residential EnergyAdvantage Gas and Electric) - Residential EnergyAdvantage Loan Program MidAmerican Energy (Gas and Electric) - Residential EnergyAdvantage Loan Program < Back Eligibility Installer/Contractor Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Other Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate not specified Program Info Start Date 1/1/2011 State Iowa Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount Joint check payable to customer and dealer Provider MidAmerican Energy MidAmerican Energy's EnergyAdvantage Financing Program, in partnership with First American Bank, offers Iowa residential energy customers below-prime

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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs  

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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? March 19, 2009 - 6:04pm Addthis Many utilities offer assistance such as free or reduced energy audits, rebates or other incentives for purchasing efficient products, or lower rates for energy used at off-peak hours. Check with your utility to see what it offers. Have you taken advantage of energy-saving programs offered by your utility? Tell us about it. Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments. Addthis Related Articles

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Ricardos Theory of Comparative Advantage: Old Idea, New Evidence  

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When asked to name one proposition in the social sciences that is both true and non-trivial, Paul Samuelson famously replied: 'Ricardo's theory of comparative advantage'. Truth, however, in Samuelson's reply refers to the ...

Costinot, Arnaud

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Review of electrical energy storage system for vehicular applications  

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Abstract Recently, automotive original equipment manufacturers have focused their efforts on developing greener propulsion solutions in order to meet the societal demand and ecological need for clean transportation, so the development of new energy vehicle (NEV) has become a consensus among governments and automotive enterprises. Efficient electrical energy storage system (EESS) appears to be very promising for meeting the rapidly increased requirements of vehicular applications. It is necessary to understand performances of electrical energy storage technologies. Therefore, this paper reviews the various electrical energy storage technologies and their latest applications in vehicle, such as battery energy storage (BES), superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES), flywheel energy storage (FES), ultra-capacitor (UC) energy storage (UCES) and hybrid energy storage (HES). The research priorities and difficulties of each electrical energy storage technology are also presented and compared. Afterwards, the key technologies of EESS design for vehicles are presented. In addition, several conventional \\{EESSs\\} for vehicle applications are also analyzed; the comparison on advantages and disadvantages of various conventional \\{EESSs\\} is highlighted. From the rigorous review, it is observed that almost all current conventional \\{EESSs\\} for vehicles cannot meet a high-efficiency of power flow over the full operation range; optimization of EESS and improved control strategies will become an important research topic. Finally, this paper especially focuses on a type of linear engine, a brand new automotive propulsion system used for NEV; the guiding principle of EESS design for the new type of linear engine is proposed, an overview of a novel hybrid EESS based on hybrid power source and seriesparallel switchover of UC with high efficiency under wide power flow range for the type of linear engine is presented, and advanced features of the novel hybrid EESS are highlighted.

Guizhou Ren; Guoqing Ma; Ning Cong

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scale inhibition in desalination applications: An overview  

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Desalination is a process in which dissolved impurities are removed from water. Three processes commonly employed include: distillation, electrodialysis, and reverse osmosis. This paper provides a general discussion of various desalination processes including advantages and disadvantages of each, performance comparisons, and problems encountered in the operation of the process. An in-depth discussion of fouling by mineral scales, colloidal matter, and metal hydroxides is also included. The role of the foulant control agent in treating a desalination system is also presented. Basic chemistry and efficacy of the individual scale inhibitors is summarized.

Amjad, Z. [BFGoodrich Co., Brecksville, OH (United States). Advanced Technology Group

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cowlitz County PUD - H2 AdvantagePlus Residential Heat Pump Program |  

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Cowlitz County PUD - H2 AdvantagePlus Residential Heat Pump Program Cowlitz County PUD - H2 AdvantagePlus Residential Heat Pump Program Cowlitz County PUD - H2 AdvantagePlus Residential Heat Pump Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Heat Pumps: $450 - $1,800 Conversion from Electric Forced Air Furnace: $1,400 - $1,900 Duct Sealing: $50 - $350 Heat Pump Controls: $300 Provider Cowlitz County Public Utility District Cowlitz County PUD will provide rebates to customer homeowners who have a PUD-qualified heat pump dealer upgrade their heating system with the installation of a premium efficiency heat pump system, in accordance with the PUD's rigid set of installation standards, and who upgrade their

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Other Construction Manufacturing Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Maximum Rebate Insulation: 70% of cost Program Info State Illinois Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Furnaces: $250-$350 Boilers: $100-$400 Water Heaters: $50 Programmable Thermostats: $20 Cooking Equipment: Varies widely Attic/Roof/Ceiling Insulation: $0.015/R-value increase per sq. ft. Sidewall Insulation: $0.01/R-value increase per sq. ft.

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info State Iowa Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Furnaces: $250-$400 Fan Motors for Natural Gas Furnaces: $50 Boilers: $150-$400 or $0.80/MBtuh x $0.20/TE over 82 Water Heaters/Tankless Water Heaters: $50-$300 or $0.80/MBtuh x $0.20/TE over 85 Programmable Thermostats: $20

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Other Construction Manufacturing Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State South Dakota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Attic/Roof/Ceiling Insulation: $0.015 x R-value increase x sq. ft. Wall Insulation: $0.01 x R-value increase x sq. ft. Furnaces: $250-$400 Fan Motors for Furnaces: $50 Boilers: $150-$400 or ($0.80+($0.20 x TE) x MBtuh Water Heaters: $75 or ($0.80+($0.20 x TE) x MBtuh Programmable Thermostats: $25

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Report to the President Capturing a Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing  

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT CAPTURING A DOMESTIC COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Report of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee Annex 1: Technology Development Workstream Report Executive Office of the President President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology JULY 2012 PREFACE In June 2011, the President established the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), which is led by a Steering Committee that operates within the framework of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. In July 2012, the AMP Steering Committee delivered its report to PCAST, entitled Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing. PCAST adopted this report and submitted it to the President. The Steering

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Report to the President: Capturing a Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing  

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT CAPTURING A DOMESTIC COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Report of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee Annex 2: Shared Infrastructure and Facilities Workstream Report Executive Office of the President President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology JULY 2012 PREFACE In June 2011, the President established the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), which is led by a Steering Committee that operates within the framework of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. In July 2012, the AMP Steering Committee delivered its report to PCAST, entitled Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing. PCAST adopted this report and submitted it to the President. The Steering

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Report to the President: Capturing a Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing  

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT CAPTURING A DOMESTIC COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Report of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee Annex 3: Education and Workforce Development Workstream Report Executive Office of the President President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology JULY 2012 PREFACE In June 2011, the President established the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), which is led by a Steering Committee that operates within the framework of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. In July 2012, the AMP Steering Committee delivered its report to PCAST, entitled Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced

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Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs  

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Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? Question of the Week: Have You Taken Advantage of Energy-Saving Programs from Your Utility? March 19, 2009 - 6:04pm Addthis Many utilities offer assistance such as free or reduced energy audits, rebates or other incentives for purchasing efficient products, or lower rates for energy used at off-peak hours. Check with your utility to see what it offers. Have you taken advantage of energy-saving programs offered by your utility? Tell us about it. Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments. Addthis Related Articles Use Solar Power to Heat Water and More! Today's solar power is highly efficient. You can buy systems to heat your water, provide electricity, and even offload your home heating system.

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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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How Hot or Cool is It to Speak Two Languages: Executive Function Advantages in Bilingual Children  

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iii ABSTRACT How Hot or Cool Is It to Speak Two Languages: Executive Function Advantages in Bilingual Children. (August 2011) Rachel Christiane Weber, B.S., Abilene Christian University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Cynthia A. Riccio... ........................................................................................................... 113 APPENDEX B .......................................................................................................... 122 VITA...

Weber, Rachel Christiane

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Advantages of a PCE-based Control Plane for LISP Alberto Castro  

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Advantages of a PCE-based Control Plane for LISP Alberto Castro , Martin German , Xavi Masip- ported by an architecture that borrows concepts from both the Path Computation Element (PCE the destination EID address; and (iii) our approach can blend IRC with the PCE capabilities, to perform up- stream

Yannuzzi Sanchez, Marcelo

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Advantages of Microwave Sintering in Manufacturing of Anode Support Solid Oxide Fuel Cell  

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and facile method in the manufacturing of anode support solid oxide fuel cell(1). Two anode support SOFCsPage 5-211 Advantages of Microwave Sintering in Manufacturing of Anode Support Solid Oxide Fuel oxide fuel cell (SOFC, hereafter) has been identified as an attractive technique in the recent few

Kasagi, Nobuhide

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Advantages of Biofuels B100 biodiesel has many benefits over traditional, petroleum-based  

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Advantages of Biofuels B100 biodiesel has many benefits over traditional, petroleum-based diesel-produced biofuels. Environmental & Social Benefits Decreases emissions of fossil fuels that contribute to climate-powered vessel fleet to biofuels and bio-lubricants. This effort produced the first federal vessel to run

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Oyamel fir forest trunks provide thermal advantages for overwintering monarch butterflies in Mexico  

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Oyamel fir forest trunks provide thermal advantages for overwintering monarch butterflies in Mexico, UniversidadNacionalAutonomadeMexico,AntiguaCarreteraaPa´ tzcuaro,Morelia,Michoacan,Mexico,5 InstitutodeGeografi´aCiudad Universitaria,UniversidadNacionalAutonomadeMexico,Coyoacan,MexicoD.F.,Mexico,6 Departmentof

Williams, Ernest H.

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The Benefits of a Hot Meal: Identifying the Advantages of Postprandial Thermophily in Snakes  

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Many reptiles rely on external sources of heat energy (e.g., solar radiation and sun-warmed rocksThe Benefits of a Hot Meal: Identifying the Advantages of Postprandial Thermophily in Snakes MS to increase nutrient and energy assimilation and reduce meal retention time. Yet if PPT is beneficial

Espinoza, Robert E.

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Staples has everything your campus needs. The Syracuse University Purchasing Office has awarded Staples Advantage  

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Staples has everything your campus needs. The Syracuse University Purchasing Office has awarded to our efforts toward carbon footprint reduction on campus · Direct support through the Purchasing Office Staples Advantage® Preferred Vendor Status for Office Products. With office supply discounts averaging

McConnell, Terry

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Sustainable Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce and the Role of the Enterprise System  

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Developing and sustaining a competitive advantage from the use of information technology is a topic of concern for information systems research. Mata et al. 1995 present a model that is founded on the resource-based view of the firm. The model is used ... Keywords: B2C, E-Commerce, Enterprise System, Food, RBV, Resource Based View, Retail

Petra Schubert, Susan P. Williams, Ralf Woelfle

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of ammonia equipment configurations for supermarket refrigeration applications (for microcomputers). Software  

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This product gives results of a project to quantify the advantages and disadvantages of using ammonia with a secondary brine refrigerant compared to R-22 in supermarket refrigeration applications. Project objectives were achieved by numerical experiments using simulations. Mechanistic models of refrigeration system components were used, based on fundamental principles, accepted heat transfer/pressure drop correlations, and available manufacturers` data. Available thermodynamic and transport property data correlations for ammonia and R-22 were used in the models. The parameters of these models were varied to determine their effect on system performance and locate optimum values. A modular approach was used in which each component was separately modeled, allowing simple changes in system configurations. The combined component models resulted in a large set of coupled nonlinear algebraic equations for the quasi-steady systems that did not involve brine storage. The system involved differential and algebraic equations. These equations were solved using the general-purpose simulation programs EES and TRNSYS. EES is a robust nonlinear equation-solving program with built-in thermophysical property data. TRNSYS is a sequential modular simulation program that uses schemes to solve coupled algebraic and differential equations.

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1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Letter issued to Wastren Advantage Inc.  

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30, 2013 30, 2013 Mr. Steve Moore President and Chief Executive Officer Wastren Advantage, Inc. 1571 Shyville Road Piketon, Ohio 45661 WEL-2013-02 Dear Mr. Moore: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding a loss of breathing air within the Box Breakdown Area (BBA) of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC), which led to the expedited egress of two workers in supplied-air suits and one worker in a supplied-air hood. Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) manages and operates the TWPC, located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, under a contract with DOE and is subject to the provisions of DOE's Nuclear Safety Management rule pursuant to 10 C.F.R. Part 830 and DOE's Worker Safety and

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The impact of social networking functionalities on online shopping: an examination of the web's relative advantage  

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Exponential growth of social networking has provided a revolutionary tool for firms to improve internet marketing activities. Firms are motivated to use social networking sites as they recognise the importance of having closer collaboration, improved customer relationship and, ultimately, increased sales transactions. In particular, social networking functionalities such as user generated contents and user collaboration are two of the main features of social networking site. The research survey is based upon a sample of 221 Facebook users. The findings illustrate that the web's relative advantages consisting of trust, convenience and information quality obtained from online resellers' website can facilitate an interactive and user-centred environment for electronic commerce. In addition, the relative advantages of the web largely depend on peers and engagement with sellers derived from social networking sites.

Ree Ho; Doug Vogel

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The multi-niche crowding genetic algorithm: Analysis and applications  

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The ability of organisms to evolve and adapt to the environment has provided mother nature with a rich and diverse set of species. Only organisms well adapted to their environment can survive from one generation to the next, transferring on the traits, that made them successful, to their offspring. Competition for resources and the ever changing environment drives some species to extinction and at the same time others evolve to maintain the delicate balance in nature. In this disertation we present the multi-niche crowding genetic algorithm, a computational metaphor to the survival of species in ecological niches in the face of competition. The multi-niche crowding genetic algorithm maintains stable subpopulations of solutions in multiple niches in multimodal landscapes. The algorithm introduces the concept of crowding selection to promote mating among members with qirnilar traits while allowing many members of the population to participate in mating. The algorithm uses worst among most similar replacement policy to promote competition among members with similar traits while allowing competition among members of different niches as well. We present empirical and theoretical results for the success of the multiniche crowding genetic algorithm for multimodal function optimization. The properties of the algorithm using different parameters are examined. We test the performance of the algorithm on problems of DNA Mapping, Aquifer Management, and the File Design Problem. Applications that combine the use of heuristics and special operators to solve problems in the areas of combinatorial optimization, grouping, and multi-objective optimization. We conclude by presenting the advantages and disadvantages of the algorithm and describing avenues for future investigation to answer other questions raised by this study.

Cedeno, W.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHEMICAL APPLICATIONS OF INELASTIC X-RAY SCATTERING  

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Inelastic x-ray scattering (IXS), complementary to other more established inelastic scattering probes, such as light scattering, electron scattering, and neutron scattering, is becoming an important experimental technique in the study of elementary excitations in condensed matters. Over the past decade, IXS with total energy resolution of few meV has been achieved, and is being used routinely in the study of phonon dispersions in solids and liquids as well as dynamics in disordered and biological systems. In the study of electronic excitations, IXS with total energy resolution on the order of 100 meV to 1 eV is gaining wider applications also. For example, IXS has been used to study collective excitations of valence electrons, single electron excitations of valence electrons, as well as core electron excitations. In comparison with the alternative scattering techniques mentioned above, IXS has several advantages. First, IXS probes the full momentum transfer range of the dielectric response of the sample, whereas light scattering is limited to very small momentum transfers, and electron scattering suffers the effects of multiple scattering at large momentum transfers. Second, since IXS measures the bulk properties of the sample it is not surface sensitive, therefore it does not require special preparation of the sample. The greater flexibility in sample conditions and environments makes IXS an ideal probe in the study of liquids and samples under extreme temperature, pressure, and magnetic field. Third, the tunability of synchrotron radiation sources enables IXS to exploit element specificity and resonant enhancement of scattering cross sections. Fourth, IXS is unique in the study of dynamics of liquids and amorphous solids because it can probe the particular region of energy-momentum transfer phase space, which is inaccessible to inelastic neutron scattering. On the other hand, the main disadvantages of IXS are the small cross sections and the strong absorption of x-rays in high Z elements.

HAYASHI,H.; UDAGAWA,Y.; GILLET,J.M.; CALIEBE,W.A.; KAO,C.C.

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The advantage of multiple cultural parents in the cultural transmission of stories Kimmo Eriksson1,2  

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The advantage of multiple cultural parents in the cultural transmission of stories Kimmo Eriksson1, Sweden (e-mail: kimmo.eriksson@mdh.se). *Title Page #12;The advantage of multiple cultural parents transmission has shown that the rate at5 which culture is lost (due to imperfect transmission) will crucially

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Multiphase lattice Boltzmann simulations for porous media applications -- a review  

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Over the last two decades, lattice Boltzmann methods have become an increasingly popular tool to compute the flow in complex geometries such as porous media. In addition to single phase simulations allowing, for example, a precise quantification of the permeability of a porous sample, a number of extensions to the lattice Boltzmann method are available which allow to study multiphase and multicomponent flows on a pore scale level. In this article we give an extensive overview on a number of these diffuse interface models and discuss their advantages and disadvantages. Furthermore, we shortly report on multiphase flows containing solid particles, as well as implementation details and optimization issues.

Liu, Haihu; Leonardi, Christopher R; Jones, Bruce D; Schmieschek, Sebastian; Narvez, Ariel; Williams, John R; Valocchi, Albert J; Harting, Jens

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Coal Matrix Shrinkage and Differential Swelling with CO2 Injection for Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery and Carbon Sequestration Applications  

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Matrix shrinkage and swelling can cause profound changes in porosity and permeability of coalbed methane reservoirs during depletion or when under CO{sub 2} injection processes, with significant implication for primary or enhanced methane recovery. Two models that are used to describe these effects are discussed. The first was developed by Advanced Resources International (ARI) and published in 1990 by Sawyer, et al. The second model was published by Palmer and Mansoori in 1996. This paper shows that the two provide equivalent results for most applications. However, their differences in formulation cause each to have relative advantages and disadvantages under certain circumstances. Specifically, the former appears superior for undersaturated coalbed methane reservoirs while the latter would be better if a case is found where matrix swelling is strongly disproportional to gas concentration. Since its presentation in 1996, the Palmer and Mansoori model has justifiably received much critical praise. However, the model developed by ARI for the COMET reservoir simulation program has been in use since 1990, and has significant advantages in certain settings. A review of data published by Levine in 1996 reveals that carbon dioxide causes a greater degree of coal matrix swelling compared to methane, even when measured on a unit of concentration basis. This effect is described in this report as differential swelling. Differential swelling may have important consequences for enhanced coalbed methane and carbon sequestration projects. To handle the effects of differential swelling, an extension to the matrix shrinkage and swelling model used by the COMET simulator is presented and shown to replicate the data of Levine. Preliminary field results from a carbon dioxide injection project are also presented in support of the extended model. The field evidence supports that considerable changes to coal permeability occur with CO{sub 2} injection, with significant implication for the design, implementation and performance of enhanced coalbed methane recovery and CO{sub 2} sequestration projects.

L. J. Pekot; S. R. Reeves

2002-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The Advantages of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial Buildings  

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4E 4E The Advantages of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial Buildings F. Rubinstein & D. Bolotov Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory M. Levi & K. Powell U.S. General Services Administration P. Schwartz Peter Schwartz, & Associates, LLC August 2008 Presented at the 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Pacific Grove, CA, August 17-22, 2008, and published in the Proceedings DISCLAIMER This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of California, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes

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Cross-border utility investment: Translating investment risk into global advantage  

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Investment in the rapidly expanding utility sector in many emerging markets offers real growth prospects for utility companies. But one must execute a global strategy that addresses the many additional risk factors, political obstacles, management challenges, tax complications and long-term funding requirements to succeed in this demanding environment. There is skepticism in some quarters that investments in foreign assets will prove fruitful for utilities and their shareholders. US utilities must realiza higher returns on foreign investment in order to compensate shareholders adequately for the added political and currency risk associated with these investments. This article describes the environment leading to cross-border power investment, several key strategic considerations related to the international power sector, and how these considerations can be used to create strategic advantage.

Cody, A. [Coopers & Lybrand`s Financial Advisory Group, Boston, MA (United States)] [Coopers & Lybrand`s Financial Advisory Group, Boston, MA (United States); Graham, E.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ADVANTAGES OF INVESTIGATING CHEMICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL CONSTITUENTS SIMULTANEOUSLY IN SOIL AND GROUNDWATER  

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At some sites both chemical and radiological investigation of soil and groundwater is required for overall site characterization. While the planning and execution of investigation activities is usually completed to fulfill regulatory (i.e., United States Environmental Protection Agency or United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission) requirements, coordination of chemical and radiological investigation programs may provide an opportunity for reducing the duration of investigation activities and reducing overall project costs. There are several similarities in the chemical and radiological investigation processes that one can take advantage of in program design and execution to efficiently plan and execute chemical and radiological investigations simultaneously. At sites where both chemical and radiological constituents are being investigated in soil and groundwater, various steps can be taken during the investigation processes to combine chemical and radiological investigation and characterization activities. With proper planning, investigating chemical and radiological constituents simultaneously in soil and groundwater can reduce the project schedule and provide cost savings for overall characterization of the site.

Downey, H.; Shephard, E.; Walter, N.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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ADVANTAGES OF HIGH-SPEED PLASTIC OPTICAL FIBERS FOR HOME NETWORKING SYSTEMS  

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Abstract (40-Word Limit): With the recent rapid increase of the demands for higher quality of applications in home PCs, high-definition 3D TVs, tablet devices, and intelligent home...

Koike, Yashiro

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Is a higher rate of R&D tax credit a panacea for low levels of R&D in disadvantaged regions?  

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This paper studies the impact of R&D spending on output as well as forecasting the impact of a regionally enhanced R&D tax credit on the user cost (or price) of R&D expenditure and subsequently the demand for R&D. The example we use of a disadvantaged region is Northern Ireland (partly because it has the lowest levels of R&D spending in the UK, and partly because the necessary data is available for this region). We find that in the long run, R&D spending has a mostly positive impact on output across various manufacturing industries. In addition, plants with a zero R&D stock experience significant one-off negative productivity effects. As to the adjustment of R&D in response to changes in the user cost, our results suggest a rather slow adjustment over time, and a long-run own-price elasticity of around ?1.4 for Northern Ireland. We also find that to have a major impact on R&D spending in the Province, the R&D tax credit would need to be increased substantially; this would be expensive in terms of the net exchequer cost.

Richard Harris; Qian Cher Li; Mary Trainor

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydroxycinnamic Acids Used as External Acceptors of Electrons: an Energetic Advantage for Strictly Heterofermentative Lactic Acid Bacteria  

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...investigated as a potential alternative energy route. Lactobacillus curvatus PE5 was...the reduced cofactor NADH, providing an energy advantage through NAD+ regeneration...lactic acid bacteria, which have lower energy yields than bacteria with a homofermentative...

Pasquale Filannino; Marco Gobbetti; Maria De Angelis; Raffaella Di Cagno

2014-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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IMAGE-BASED VERIFICATION: SOME ADVANTAGES, CHALLENGES, AND ALGORITHM-DRIVEN REQUIREMENTS  

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ABSTRACT Imaging technologies may be a particularly useful technique that supports monitoring and verification of deployed and stockpiled nuclear weapons and dismantlement components. However, protecting the sensitive design information requires processing the image behind an information barrier and reporting only non-sensitive attributes related to the image. Reducing images to attributes may destroy some sensitive information, but the challenge remains. For example, reducing the measurement to an attribute such as defined shape and X-ray transmission of an edge might reveal sensitive information relating to shape, size, and material composition. If enough additional information is available to analyze with the attribute, it may still be possible to extract sensitive design information. In spite of these difficulties, the implementation of new treaty requirements may demand image technology as an option. Two fundamental questions are raised: What (minimal) information is needed from imaging to enable verification, and what imaging technologies are appropriate? PNNL is currently developing a suite of image analysis algorithms to define and extract attributes from images for dismantlement and warhead verification and counting scenarios. In this talk, we discuss imaging requirements from the perspective of algorithms operating behind information barriers, and review imaging technologies and their potential advantages for verification. Companion talks will concentrate on the technical aspects of the algorithms.

Seifert, Allen; McDonald, Benjamin S.; Jarman, Kenneth D.; Robinson, Sean M.; Misner, Alex C.; Miller, Erin A.; White, Timothy A.; Pitts, William K.

2011-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Submersible motor pumps for mine drainage applications  

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After briefly describing the basic design of the submersible motor pump and listing advantages it offers for mining applications, the latest developments for meeting the, in many cases, extreme demands relatin...

Dieter-Heinz Hellmann Dr. Ing.

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization and Evolution of Tetrameric Photosystem I from the Thermophilic Cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis sp TS-821  

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...attractive for solar energy applications such...contrast to the disadvantage of having a monomeric...somewhat of an advantage, which is supported...higher light energy conversion efficiency...CP43) dissipate energy in cyanobacteria...

Meng Li; Dmitry A. Semchonok; Egbert J. Boekema; Barry D. Bruce

2014-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

129

Applications of soft x-ray lasers  

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The high brightness and short pulse duration of soft x-ray lasers provide unique advantages for novel applications. Imaging of biological specimens using x-ray lasers has been demonstrated by several groups. Other applications to fields such as chemistry, material science, plasma diagnostics, and lithography are beginning to emerge. We review the current status of soft x-ray lasers from the perspective of applications, and present an overview of the applications currently being developed.

Skinner, C.H.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Some improvements of fuzzy logic controllers with applications.  

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??As one of the well-known intelligent control methods, fuzzy logic control has prominent advantage to be model-free in its design and applications. Although relatively mature (more)

Zhang, Shanshan (???)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Wavelet methods and statistical applications: network security and bioinformatics  

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Wavelet methods possess versatile properties for statistical applications. We would like to explore the advantages of using wavelets in the analyses in two different research areas. First of all, we develop an integrated tool for online detection...

Kwon, Deukwoo

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Oregon's Solar Advantage  

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This presentation summarizes the information discussed by the Oregon Business Development Department during the PV Manufacturing Workshop, March 25, 2011.

133

The Natural Gas Advantage  

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Environmental think-tank leaders and the new energy secretary are singing the praises of the ever-expanding U.S. natural gas bonanza, but at the same time, they worry about permanent dependence on this fossil fuel. ... This flood of shale-based natural gas finds has been great for U.S. chemical companies because it is a cheap feedstock and fuel source. ... Equally important, it is also revising the greenhouse gas-climate change equation because, when burned to generate electricity, natural gas produces the same electrical output as coal but emits half the amount of carbon dioxide. ...

JEFF JOHNSON

2013-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

134

Assessing the effect of requirement definition and management on performance outcomes: Role of interpersonal conflict, product advantage and project type  

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Abstract Early planning in many cases is not performed well in new product development (NPD). Most NPD literature has focused more on the product rather than on the development process (Funk, 1992). Thus, the primary purpose of this research was to investigate the relationships among requirement definition and management (RDM) practice, interpersonal conflict, product advantage, and NPD performance in terms of project and market performance. The structural equation modeling (SEM) approach was used to validate the research model. The results suggest that RDM practice in terms of RDM implementation process and training & improvement is associated with requirement quality and stability. The findings also indicate that the number of groups moderates the relationship between requirement quality & stability and project performance.

Li-Ren Yang; Jieh-Haur Chen; Xing-Liang Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Great Energy Debate  

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Students evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the major energy sources in an innovative debate format.

136

Dynamic capabilities for strategic green advantage: green electricity purchasing in North American firms, SMEs, NGOs and agencies  

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North American businesses, social economy organisations and government agencies are tackling the challenges of declining non-renewable energy resources and climate change by voluntarily purchasing green electricity (GE). This study uses a survey of 213 organisations that voluntarily purchase GE to test the influence of green institutional and green resource-based factors on the purchase decision. Components of green institutional theory and the green resource-based view of the firm were found to have only a secondary or indirect influence on the voluntary decision to purchase GE. In contrast, the overwhelming importance attributed by respondents to the role of champions suggests that internal agency should be incorporated into future studies examining voluntary environmental decisions from an organisational perspective. The dynamic capabilities process, defined as the interaction between champions and environmental structures, can generate strategic green advantage if champions use environmental structures to emphasise: 1) environmental benefits; 2) marketing and green image benefits; 3) the GE purchase as a hedge against fossil-fuel price uncertainty.

Travis Gliedt; Paul Parker

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

DYNAMIC MODELING RESIDENTIAL DATA AND APPLICATION  

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was determined between electrolyzer H2 energy production and solar irradiance Yearly residential energy needs well as a replacement for rechargeable lead acid batteries when integrated with solar photovoltaic (PV in other applications such as cooking, heating, and transportation. One of the inherent advantages

Mease, Kenneth D.

138

Nanochannel and its application in analytical chemistry  

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The nanochannels method for the separation and detection of analytes plays an important role in the analytical chemistry and is exhibiting the great potential advantages and promising future. In this review we bring together and discuss a number of nanochannels ... Keywords: applications, nanochannels, preparation, separation

Zenglian Yue; Guoqing Zhao; Bin Peng; Shasheng Huang

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

High Speed Pumps Are No Longer Limited to Low Flow Applications  

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Historically, the high-speed centrifugal pump was developed prior to World War II for rocket engine fuel pump applications for its advantages of light weight, compactness and dry running capability. Industrial derivatives were introduced in the 60s...

Burke, P. Y.

140

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization  

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* Construction * R&D * ManagementScientific Consultation and Analysis * Administrative Services * IT and Data Processing * Security * Engineering * Waste Treatment and Disposal...

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Funding Opportunities for Small and Disadvantaged Businesses...  

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This page will provide a set of links for small businesses to find procurement and contracting opportunities within the Department of Energy and its National Laboratories....

142

An investigation of the role of digital libraries in bridging the digital divide in developing Arab countries: the case of Yarmouk University, Jordan.  

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??Developing countries are often said to suffer the disadvantages created by a digital divide the gap between the digitally advantaged and the digitally disadvantaged. (more)

Obeidat, Othman

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

The development, advantages, challenges, and potential of a compact OLEDbased platform for photoluminescencebased sensing of (bio)chemical analytes will be  

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for photoluminescencebased sensing of (bio)chemical analytes will be presented. In this platform, the excitation source Graduate Seminar Organic Electronics­Based Chemical & Biological Sensing Platform: Advances & ChallengesThe development, advantages, challenges, and potential of a compact OLEDbased platform

Farritor, Shane

144

The Combination of Circulating Ang1 and Tie2 Levels Predicts Progression-Free Survival Advantage in Bevacizumab-Treated Patients with Ovarian Cancer  

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...Advantage in Bevacizumab-Treated Patients with Ovarian Cancer Alison Backen 1 Andrew G. Renehan 2 3 Andrew R. Clamp 4 Carlo Berzuini...effect of bevacizumab by biomarker status, with 95% point-wise CI. Horizontal dashed lines denote zero and the main effect...

Alison Backen; Andrew G. Renehan; Andrew R. Clamp; Carlo Berzuini; Cong Zhou; Amit Oza; Selina Bannoo; Stefan J. Scherer; Rosamonde E. Banks; Caroline Dive; and Gordon C. Jayson

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Automated Design of Probes for rRNA-Targeted Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Reveals the Advantages of Using Dual Probes for Accurate Identification  

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...performed a hypothetical simulation that assumed any mismatch...computational tool for automated design of FISH probes...was expected given the rapid expansion of the rRNA...advantages of mathematical modeling is to maximize the probability...evaluate the confidence in modeling predictions, we performed...

Erik S. Wright; L. Safak Yilmaz; Andrew M. Corcoran; Hatice E. kten; Daniel R. Noguera

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

146

See a China most people never see! Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see China from an entirely different perspective than a  

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See a China most people never see! Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see China from- Here are my photos from our incredible trip [to China]. It was a great learning experience and it seems discussions with the cream of corporate China. I wanted to get to the bottom of the Chinese business model

Lin, Xiaodong

147

50-Plus Ways to Be Water Smart 1. If your local water utility offers water-saving incentives or in-home water audits, take advantage  

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50-Plus Ways to Be Water Smart BEHAVIORS 1. If your local water utility offers water-saving incentives or in-home water audits, take advantage of these programs. 2. Don't let water run while brushing your teeth, washing your face, or shaving. 3. Never pour water down the drain when there may be another

148

EFFECTIVE POSTER PRESENTATIONS In planning a poster presentation it is useful to keep in mind the advantages of a poster over oral  

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EFFECTIVE POSTER PRESENTATIONS In planning a poster presentation it is useful to keep in mind the advantages of a poster over oral presentation. Posters are available for viewing for approximately two hours posters can be presented in the same time & space than oral presentations, & the number of simultaneous

Zhang, Li I.

149

The Navy must be ready to fight and win today, while building the ability to prevail into the future. Education is our asymmetric advantage in developing  

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into the future. Education is our asymmetric advantage in developing leaders with the attributes necessary prized and valuable resource. Education is our Navy's strategic investment to enhance effectiveness 200 years, focused education will play an increasingly vital role. In the future, our operational

150

Get Help for Free! Take advantage of these Stony Brook departments that offer trained staff with proven records to help YOU improve your academic performance!  

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Get Help for Free! Take advantage of these Stony Brook departments that offer trained staff with proven records to help YOU improve your academic performance! Services Courses Type of Help Location and Approximate Hours* AMS Help Room AMS 102, 151, 161, 201,210 Walk-in questions 010 Harriman, Mon-Fri 9AM­5PM

Ge, Qiaode Jeff

151

The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents  

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ANIMAL ISSUES EDUCATION: PERCEIVED ADVANTAGES AND OBSTACLES OF ROLES PLAYED BY TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE AGENTS By RICK MAXWELL, B.S., M.S. A DISSERTATION IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION...-Chairperson of the Committee David Lawver Andy Vestal Accepted Fred Hartmeister Dean of the Graduate School May, 2010 Copyright 2010, Rick Maxwell Texas Tech University, Rick...

Maxwell, Ricky G.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

152

Routine application of the in situ soil analysis technique by the Yankee Atomic Environmental Laboratory  

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Using a technique developed by the Environmental Measurements Laboratory (EML) for field spectrometry, the Yankee Atomic Environmental Laboratory (YAEL) has routinely performed in situ soil measurements in the vicinity of five nuclear power stations for more than a decade. As a special research endeavor, several locations at the FURNAS Angra 1 site in Brazil having high natural backgrounds were also measured in 1987. The technical basis of the technique, a comparison of soil radionuclide concentrations predicted by the in situ technique to soil radionuclide concentrations predicted by the in situ technique to soil analyses from the same sites, the advantages and disadvantages of the in situ methodology, and the evolution of the portable equipment utilized at YAEL for the field measurements are presented in this paper.

Murray, J.C.; McCurdy, D.E.; Laurenzo, E.L.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Computer applications in clinical psychology  

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The computer-assisted analysis is not currently a novelty, but a necessity in all areas of psychology. A number of studies that examine the limits of the computer assisted and analyzed interpretations, also its advantages. A series of studies aim to assess how the computer assisting programs are able to establish a diagnosis referring to the presence of certain mental disorders. We will present the results of one computer application in clinical psychology regarding the assessment of Theory of Mind capacity by animation.

Zamo?teanu, Alina Oana

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Application Components  

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A complete application consists of the following documents. Use this checklist to keep track of the required documents.

155

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST SENSORS FOR HYDROGEN SAFETY APPLICATIONS  

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production, storage, and utilization technologies brings with it the need to detect and pinpoint hydrogen materials and fabrication methods, which have obvious cost advantages. The response to hydrogenDEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST SENSORS FOR HYDROGEN SAFETY APPLICATIONS Barbara S. Hoffheins, L. Curt

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Solid electrolytes for battery applications a theoretical perspective a  

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solid state batteries at the present time. · Several companies are involved in all solids state batterySolid electrolytes for battery applications ­ a theoretical perspective a Natalie Holzwarth ion batteries Solid electrolytes Advantages 1. Excellent chemical and physical stability. 2. Perform

Holzwarth, Natalie

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PETSc: Applications  

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Applications and Publications Applications and Publications Home Download Features Documentation Applications/Publications Prizes Industrial/DOE sites DOE CSGF users Miscellaneous External Software Developers Site These are publications on application simulations developed by PETSc users. Please send us information about your publications, petsc-maint@mcs.anl.gov. How to cite PETSc in your publications. See Acknowledgments for software packages that PETSc uses. PETSc has been used for modeling in all of these areas: Acoustics, Aerodynamics, Air Pollution, Arterial Flow, Bone Fractures, Brain Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Cancer Treatment, Carbon Sequestration, Cardiology, Cells, CFD, Combustion, Concrete, Corrosion, Data Mining, Dentistry, Earth Quakes, Economics, Fission, Fusion, Glaciers, Ground Water Flow, Linguistics,

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Disaggregating Cooling Energy Use of Commercial Buildings Into Sensible and Latent Fractions From Whole-Building Monitored Data: Methodology and Advantages  

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Disaggregating Cooling Energy Use of Commercial Buildings Into Sensible and latent Fractions From Whole-Building Monitored Data: Methodology and Advantages S. Katipamula, Ph.D., T.A. Reddy, Ph.D. and D.E. Claridge, P.E., Ph.D. Energy Systems...) belter understanding of the sensible and latent fractions in the total cooling energy use of a building, and (ii) better regression models for energy analysis. Such a method is presented in this paper. The methodology to disaggregate sensible...

Katipamula, S.; Reddy, T. A.; Claridge, D. E.

159

Energy Efficiency: A Competitive Advantage  

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This presentation from 3M provides case studies on their experience with ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP).

160

Recent Progress of Counter Electrode Catalysts in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells  

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We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each catalyst and put forward ideas for designing new CE catalysts in future research for DSCs and other application fields. ... (79) As pointed out previously,(37) opacity is another disadvantage of carbon CEs, and development of transparent carbon materials for DSCs will become a promising research direction in the future. ... Although the energy conversion efficiency of such modified SnO2 electrodes is still inferior to that of the usually employed TiO2 electrodes, the larger band gap of SnO2 offers the advantage of better long-term stability of the solar cell in the presence of UV light. ...

Mingxing Wu; Tingli Ma

2014-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Lens-array PDV Probe Using a Pyramid Prism  

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A bug eye probe is shown using a pyramid prism, and its advantages and disadvantages are enumerated. Also shown is abug eye imaging probe, with its advantages and disadvantages enumerated.

Malone, R. M., Kaufman, M. I., Cox, B., Romero, V., Cata B., Sorenson, D. Pazuchanics, P.

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application Process  

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LPO has more than $40 billion in remaining loan and loan guarantee authority and is accepting applications under its two loan programs the Innovative Clean Energy Projects (Title XVII) loan...

163

Comparative Deterministic and Probabilistic Modeling in Geotechnics: Applications to Stabilization of Organic Soils, Determination of Unknown Foundations for Bridge Scour, and One-Dimensional Diffusion Processes  

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to develop reliable solutions for challenging problems in geotechnics. This study addresses the theoretical and computational advantages and limitations of these methods in application to: 1) prediction of the stiffness and strength of stabilized organic...

Yousefpour, Negin

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

164

Journal of Crystal Growth 241 (2002) 4550 Boron doping of silicon layers grown by liquid phase epitaxy  

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advantage. One disadvantage of tin is that layers grown using a tin melt may *Corresponding author. Tel Energy Systems, Department of Engineering, Australian National University, Acton, 0200, Australia film solar cell applications as it allows the growth of a back surface field and a lightly doped bulk

165

Status Report A Review of Slimhole Drilling  

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This 1994 report reviews the various applications of slimhole technology including for exploration in remote areas, low-cost development wells, reentering existing wells, and horizontal and multilateral drilling. Advantages of slimholes to regular holes are presented. Limitations and disadvantages of slimholes are also discussed. In 1994, slimhole drilling was still an ongoing development technology. (DJE 2005)

Zhu, Tao; Carroll, Herbert B.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Graphene and its Hybrid Nanostructures for Nanoelectronics and Energy Applications  

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tin oxide (FTO) optoelectronics. A major disadvantage of ITOin electronics and optoelectronics. 1.2.4 Other Methodsnanoelectronics to optoelectronics. Chapter 3 reports the

LIN, JIAN

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloadstransportation-fuels-future-today-6-activities Download...

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloadstransportation-fuels-future-today-6-activities Current...

169

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloadstransportation-fuels-f...

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State Application Identifier Applicant Identifier  

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. APPLICANT INFORMATION * Organizational DUNS: * Legal Name: Department: Division: * Street1: Street2: * City 4333 Brooklyn Ave Office of Research 17th floor Seattle King 98195-9472 Lynne Chronister 206

Kaminsky, Werner

171

Application and development of solar energy in building industry and its prospects in China  

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China is the second largest country in energy consumption. More and more energy demand pressures cause the Chinese government to review its economy and energy policies in order to support the sustainable development. In China, the building sector amounts to 27.8% total energy consumption, which is only behind the industry sector. China has abundant solar energy resource, which is extensively applied to buildings. Therefore, solar energy utilization in buildings has become one of the most important issues to help China optimize the energy proportion, increasing energy efficiency and protecting the environment. Solar energy resource and its district distribution in China are introduced in detail in this paper, and the representative solar energy application to the building sector is highlighted as well. The solar energy utilization obstacles, especially policy disadvantages in building sector in China, are reviewed. Moreover, the application prospects of solar energy in building sector are presented in combination with the China economic and household industry growth.

Zhi-Sheng Li; Guo-Qiang Zhang; Dong-Mei Li; Jin Zhou; Li-Juan Li; Li-Xin Li

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Electrochemical Approaches to PV Busbar Application  

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Busbars are an integral component of any thin-film photovoltaic module and must be easy and quick to apply by PV manufacturers, as well as provide long-term reliability in deployed modules. Potential reliability issues include loss of adhesion and delamination, chemical instability under current collection conditions (electromigration or corrosion), compatibility of material and application method with subsequent encapsulation steps. Several new and novel busbar materials and application methods have been explored, including adhering metal busbars with various one- and two-part conductive epoxies or conductive adhesive films, ultrasonic bonding of metal busbar strips, and bonding of busbar strips using low-temperature solders. The most promising approach to date has been the direct application of metal busbars via various electrochemical techniques, which offers a variety of distinct advantages.

Pankow, J. W.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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6 - Industrial Applications of Ionizing Radiation  

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The chapter summarizes the industrial applications of ionizing radiation. Ionizing radiation finds use in a variety of industrial applications such as wire and cable insulation, tire manufacturing, production of polymeric foams, heat-shrinkable films and tubings, curing of coatings, adhesives and composites, printing, and other technological development. It provides extensive information on EB process in wire and cable and tire technology. The chapter also provides discussion on EB process in the manufacture of polyolefin foams and heat-shrinkable materials. Detailed discussion on cross-linked PE pipes (PEX) including methods for production, irradiation, and its advantages, is presented. Other applications for ionizing radiation include sterilization of medical devices, hydrogels, radiation curing of polymeric composites, production of fluoroadditives, radiation-cured flexography, coatings, adhesives, paints, and printing inks. Keywords Ionizing radiation; tire manufacturing; wire and cable insulations; printing inks; polyolefin foams; heat-shrinkable materials; cross-linked PE pipes (PEX); hydrogels; flexography

Jiri George Drobny

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Physics Applications  

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Applications Applications Technetium-99m radioisotope generator developed at Brookhaven. Numerous physics-related programs at Brookhaven have yielded major advances in medicine and various technologies. Brookhaven's nuclear medicine program, which began in the 1950s, uses the Brookhaven Linac Isotope Producer to make radioisotopes for nuclear medicine diagnostics and treatment throughout the world. Today, more than 85 percent of all imaging examinations worldwide use one of the radioisotopes developed at Brookhaven. At Brookhaven's Center for Translational Neuroimaging, researchers can peer into a living brain through the use of various imaging modalities, including positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and optical imaging. Such research has led to a new understanding of

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Vertical-axis wind turbines -- The current status of an old technology  

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Vertical-axis wind turbine technology is not well understood, even though the earliest wind machines rotated about a vertical axis. The operating environment of a vertical-axis wind turbine is quite complex, but detailed analysis capabilities have been developed and verified over the last 30 years. Although vertical-axis technology has not been widely commercialized, it exhibits both advantages and disadvantages compared to horizontal-axis technology, and in some applications, it appears to offer significant advantages.

Berg, D.E.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Applicability of ToF-SIMS for monitoring compositional changes in bone in a long-term animal model  

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...articles 1004 36 Applicability of ToF-SIMS for monitoring compositional changes in...secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS) is a well-established technique in...the applicability and advantages of ToF-SIMS analysis for the study of minerals and...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Freeze Technology for Nuclear Applications - 13590  

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Freezing of soil materials is a complicated process of a number of physical processes: - freezing of pore water in a thermal gradient, - cryogenic suction causing water migration and - ice formation expanding pores inducing frost heave. Structural changes due to increase of effective stress during freezing also take place. The over consolidation gives a powerful dewatering/drying effect and the freeze process causes separation of contaminates. Artificial ground freezing (AGF is a well established technique first practiced in south Wales, as early as 1862. AGF is mostly used to stabilize tunnels and excavations. During the last ten years underwater applications of freeze technologies based on the AGF have been explored in Sweden. The technology can, and has been, used in many different steps in a remediation action. Freeze Sampling where undisturbed samples are removed in both soft and hard sediment/sludge, Freeze Dredging; retrieval of sediment with good precision and minimal redistribution, and Freeze Drying; volume reduction of contaminated sludge/sediment. The application of these technologies in a nuclear or radioactive environment provides several advantages. Sampling by freezing gives for example an advantage of an undisturbed sample taken at a specified depth, salvaging objects by freezing or removal of sludges is other applications of this, for the nuclear industry, novel technology. (authors)

Rostmark, Susanne C.; Knutsson, Sven [Lulea University of Technology (Sweden)] [Lulea University of Technology (Sweden); Lindberg, Maria [Studsvik Nuclear AB, 611 82 Nykoeping (Sweden)] [Studsvik Nuclear AB, 611 82 Nykoeping (Sweden)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Application Acceleration  

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Acceleration Acceleration on Current and Future Cray Platforms Alice Koniges, Robert Preissl, Jihan Kim, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory David Eder, Aaron Fisher, Nathan Masters, Velimir Mlaker, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Stephane Ethier, Weixing Wang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Martin Head-Gordon, University of California, Berkeley and Nathan Wichmann, Cray Inc. ABSTRACT: Application codes in a variety of areas are being updated for performance on the latest architectures. We describe current bottlenecks and performance improvement areas for applications including plasma physics, chemistry related to carbon capture and sequestration, and material science. We include a variety of methods including advanced hybrid parallelization using multi-threaded MPI, GPU acceleration, libraries and auto- parallelization compilers. KEYWORDS: hybrid

179

Ridefinders Application  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

23 23 (05-92) Ridefinders Application Please submit this application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Employee Transportation Coordinator, Room 7A-156, Forrestal. U.S. Department of Energy Privacy Act Statement Check all transportation options which interest you: Carpool: Driver Share Driving Rider Vanpool: Driver Share Driving Rider Do you wish to meet your pool in your neighborhood? No (If no, see Alternate Pickup Locations below.) Yes Participation in the Federal Facility Ridesharing Program is voluntary and a private accommodation of employees rather than a Federal activity. Ridefinders Network will observe Privacy Act requirements because participation requires solicitation of personal information. The information collected will be used to maintain an accurate database of those individuals participating in the program and to provide individual ridematch lists

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10.09 - Tissue Engineering Applications of Additive Manufacturing  

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Abstract Tissue engineering (TE) aims to create biological substitutes to repair or replace failing organs or tissues due to trauma or aging. In TE, the scaffold serves as an important component that supports an inductive environment for cell attachment, proliferation, and growth. To fabricate TE scaffolds, additive manufacturing (AM) has been increasingly utilized in recent years. This is mainly because AM is especially useful in controlling the scaffold architecture including porosity, pore size, pore connectivity, and internal flow channels that are vital for good TE scaffold function. Despite all of the advantages, AM for TE application is still challenged with issues such as a limited range of available materials and low resolution. This article is thus intended to give a thorough overview on the TE application of a variety of current AM methods, and their respective advantages and challenges.

K.-F. Leong; D. Liu; C.-K. Chua

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Light-Triggered Thyristors for Pulsed Power Applications  

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has many needs for high reliability, high peak current, high di/dt switches. Solid-state switch technology offers the demonstrated advantage of reliability under a variety of conditions. Light-triggered switches operate with a reduced susceptibility to electromagnetic interference commonly found within pulsed power environments. Despite the advantages, commercially available solid-state switches are not typically designed for the often extreme pulsed power requirements. Testing was performed to bound the limits of devices for pulsed power applications beyond the manufacturers specified ratings. To test the applicability of recent commercial light-triggered solid-state designs, an adjustable high current switch test stand was assembled. Results from testing and subsequent selected implementations are presented.

Tully, L K; Fulkerson, E S; Goerz, D A; Speer, R D

2008-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

182

Numerically Efficient Water Quality Modeling and Security Applications  

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to consider e ective tools and mitigation strategies to improve water network security. This work presents two components that have been integrated into EPA?s Water Security Toolkit, an open-source software package that includes a set of tools to help water... several advantages and potential uses that are aligned with current emerging water security applications. This computational framework is able to e ciently generate an explicit mathematical model that can be easily embedded into larger mathematical...

Mann, Angelica

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

183

Application of a parallel DSMC method to hypersonic rarefied flows  

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This paper describes a method for doing direct simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) calculations using parallel processing and presents some results of applying the method to several hypersonic, rarefied flow problems. The performance and efficiency of the parallel method are discussed. The applications described are the flow in a channel and the flow about a flat plate at incidence. The results show significant advantages of parallel processing over conventional scalar processing and demonstrate the scalability of the method to large problems. 8 refs.

Wilmoth, R.G. (NASA, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA (USA))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Thermal Storage Applications for Commercial/Industrial Facilities  

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THERMAL STORAGE APPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES Roger 1. Knipp, PE. Dallas Power & Light Company Dallas, Texas ABSTRACT Texas Utilities Electric Company has been actively encouraging installations of thermal storage... since 1981. Financial incentives and advantageous rates can make thermal storage an attractive cooling concept in Texas Utilities Electric Company service area. Currently, 14 million square feet of commercial building space in Dallas is either...

Knipp, R. L.

185

Applications of Ceramic Materials  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The use of ceramic materials in science and industry is becoming increasingly widespread. As discussed in Chap. 4, ceramic materials have important advantages over metals and polymers in electronic devices at ...

Murat Bengisu

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Quantum technology and its applications  

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Quantum states of matter can be exploited as high performance sensors for measuring time, gravity, rotation, and electromagnetic fields, and quantum states of light provide powerful new tools for imaging and communication. Much attention is being paid to the ultimate limits of this quantum technology. For example, it has already been shown that exotic quantum states can be used to measure or image with higher precision or higher resolution or lower radiated power than any conventional technologies, and proof-of-principle experiments demonstrating measurement precision below the standard quantum limit (shot noise) are just starting to appear. However, quantum technologies have another powerful advantage beyond pure sensing performance that may turn out to be more important in practical applications: the potential for building devices with lower size/weight/power (SWaP) and cost requirements than existing instruments. The organizers of Quantum Technology Applications Workshop (QTAW) have several goals: (1) Bring together sponsors, researchers, engineers and end users to help build a stronger quantum technology community; (2) Identify how quantum systems might improve the performance of practical devices in the near- to mid-term; and (3) Identify applications for which more long term investment is necessary to realize improved performance for realistic applications. To realize these goals, the QTAW II workshop included fifty scientists, engineers, managers and sponsors from academia, national laboratories, government and the private-sector. The agenda included twelve presentations, a panel discussion, several breaks for informal exchanges, and a written survey of participants. Topics included photon sources, optics and detectors, squeezed light, matter waves, atomic clocks and atom magnetometry. Corresponding applications included communication, imaging, optical interferometry, navigation, gravimetry, geodesy, biomagnetism, and explosives detection. Participants considered the physics and engineering of quantum and conventional technologies, and how quantum techniques could (or could not) overcome limitations of conventional systems. They identified several auxiliary technologies that needed to be further developed in order to make quantum technology more accessible. Much of the discussion also focused on specific applications of quantum technology and how to push the technology into broader communities, which would in turn identify new uses of the technology. Since our main interest is practical improvement of devices and techniques, we take a liberal definition of 'quantum technology': a system that utilizes preparation and measurement of a well-defined coherent quantum state. This nomenclature encompasses features broader than entanglement, squeezing or quantum correlations, which are often more difficult to utilize outside of a laboratory environment. Still, some applications discussed in the workshop do take advantage of these 'quantum-enhanced' features. They build on the more established quantum technologies that are amenable to manipulation at the quantum level, such as atom magnetometers and atomic clocks. Understanding and developing those technologies through traditional engineering will clarify where quantum-enhanced features can be used most effectively, in addition to providing end users with improved devices in the near-term.

Boshier, Malcolm [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Berkeland, Dana [USG; Govindan, Tr [ARO; Abo - Shaeer, Jamil [DARPA

2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

187

Neutron-chamber detectors and applications  

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Detector applications in Nuclear Safeguards and Waste Management have included measuring neutrons from fission and (alpha,n) reactions with well-moderated neutron proportional counters, often embedded in a slab of polyethylene. Other less-moderated geometries are useful for detecting both bare and moderated fission-source neutrons with good efficiency. The neutron chamber is an undermoderated detector design comprising a large, hollow, polyethylene-walled chamber containing one or more proportional counters. Neutron-chamber detectors are relatively inexpensive; can have large apertures, usually through a thin chamber wall; and offer very good detection efficiency per dollar. Neutron-chamber detectors have also been used for monitoring vehicles and for assaying large crates of transuranic waste. Our Monte Carlo calculations for a new application (monitoring low-density waste for concealed plutonium) illustrate the advantages of the hollow-chamber design for detecting moderated fission sources. 9 refs., 6 figs., 2 tabs.

Fehlau, P.E.; Atwater, H.F.; Coop, K.L.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

NERSC Applications Software  

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express equations and other expressions in familiar mathematical notation. Mathematica Matlab Chemistry Applications Chemistry applications are used for molecular dynamics,...

189

Alternative Compliance: Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting a Waiver Request Application and Other Documentation Requirements  

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This document is designed to assist covered fleets interested in taking advantage of more flexible compliance options and to facilitate the transition from Standard Compliance to Alternative Compliance. It is designed to help fleets better understand the Alternative Compliance option and successfully complete the waiver application process.

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2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Alternative Compliance: Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting a Waiver Request Application and Other Documentation Requirements (Book)  

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This document is designed to assist covered fleets interested in taking advantage of more flexible compliance options and to facilitate the transition from Standard Compliance to Alternative Compliance. It is designed to help fleets better understand the Alternative Compliance option and successfully complete the waiver application process.

Sears, T.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Alternative Compliance: Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting a Waiver Request Application and Other Documentation Requirements (Book)  

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This document is designed to assist covered fleets interested in taking advantage of more flexible compliance options and to facilitate the transition from Standard Compliance to Alternative Compliance. It is designed to help fleets better understand the Alternative Compliance option and successfully complete the waiver application process.

Not Available

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Alternative Compliance: Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting a Waiver Request Application and Other Documentation Requirements (Brochure)  

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This document is designed to assist covered fleets interested in taking advantage of more flexible compliance options and to facilitate the transition from Standard Compliance to Alternative Compliance. It is designed to help fleets better understand the Alternative Compliance option and successfully complete the waiver application process.

Not Available

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Lessons Learned: Application of Small UAV for Urban  

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 Lessons Learned: Application of Small UAV vehicles (UAVs) have great potentials as a part of ITS infrastructure for providing quick and real-time aerial video images of large surface area to the ground. Despite of obvious advantages of UAVs

Dong, Liang

194

Undergrads Take Advantage of Life-Changing Summer Research Experiences | Texas A&M Science http://www.science.tamu.edu/news/story.php?story_ID=1256[8/5/2014 3:54:53 PM  

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Undergrads Take Advantage of Life-Changing Summer Research Experiences | Texas A&M Science http://www.science.tamu.edu/news/story.php&M Science http://www.science.tamu.edu/news/story.php?story_ID=1256[8/5/2014 3:54:53 PM] The impact of an REU

Bluemel, Janet

195

Tuning the surface-plasmon resonance in nanoparticles for glazing applications  

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Issues affecting the performance of polymers doped with conducting nanoparticles for use with windows are examined in terms of impact on visible and solar transmittance solar heat gain and residual scattering. Emphasis is on visible transmittance fixed in the range of 30%75% combined with maximal blocking of the near-infrared (NIR) component of solar energy in the wavelength range of 750 1300 nm . Spectral data and surface-plasmon resonance (SPR) models of absorbance for La B 6 and indium tin oxide nanoparticles embedded in polymer are quite distinct from each other but both can be used and each material has its advantages and disadvantages. The SPR of La B 6 nanoparticles is very efficient at NIR blocking as it lies near 1000 nm but as a result its tail overlaps the visible. In contrast the SPR of ITO lies well beyond 1000 nm and is thus far less efficient only relying on its SPR tail. However this means it only weakly affects the visible. Results of a quasistatic model for the optical properties are presented along with comparisons to full Mie scattering calculations. It is found that ellipsoidal particles are required to explain the properties of the studied La B 6 particles and that scattering can be significant in the NIR while weak in the visible. Furthermore the forward-to-backward-scattering ratio is different for Rayleigh scattering in the visible and scattering near the SPR. The latter is much more isotropic even for larger particles.

S. Schelm; G. B. Smith; P. D. Garrett; W. K. Fisher

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

IB Peer Advisor Application Dear Applicant,  

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IB Peer Advisor Application 2014-2015 Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in being an IB Peer Advisor for the 2014-15 academic year. These positions provide valuable opportunities for students all of the components of the peer advisor position before applying, · a one page application form

California at Berkeley, University of

197

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS ONLY Application for Admission & Scholarships  

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DOMESTIC APPLICANTS ONLY Application for Admission & Scholarships Higher Degrees by Research (HDR of Information Technology (DIT) Doctor of Human Resource Management (DHRM) Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Doctor of Veterinary Medical Science (DVetMedSc) Please note applicants applying for Master of Education

198

Application of microwave solidification technology to radioactive waste  

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The EPA has declared vitrification to be the Best Available Demonstrated Technology (BDAT) for High Level Radioactive Waste (40 CFR 268.42). Vitrification has been chosen as the method of choice for treating a number of radioactive residues and wastes in the DOE complex. Vitrification offers advantages of waste volume reduction, the ability to handle changing waste forms, and a stable, nonleachable final waste form. Microwave heating is a superior method for vitrification of radioactive wastes. Advantages of microwave heating include: (1) direct waste heating, eliminates need for electrodes, refractories and other consumables; (2) ``in-can`` processing allows for treatment of the material in its final container, (3) a mechanically simple system where the microwaves are generated away from the treatment area and transmitted to the treatment applicator by a wave guide, thus minimizing worker exposure to radiation; (4) easier equipment maintenance; and (5) a high degree of public acceptance.

Harris, M.; Sprenger, G.; Roushey, B.; Fenner, G.; Nieweg, R.

1995-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

199

SMALL, SMALL DISADVANTAGED, AND WOMEN-OWNED SMALL  

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L L J-L-1 ATTACHMENT J.12 APPENDIX L ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED TO PPPL BY PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Contract No. DE-AC02-09CH11466 Contract No.: DE-AC02-09CH11466 Section J Appendix L J-L-2 ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED TO PPPL BY PRINCETON UNIVERSITY The University proposes to provide the Laboratory with a set of administrative services that covers six categories: (1) human resources; (2) accounting; (3) legal services; (4) business computing; (5) contract administration; and (6) PPPL library (Furth). The University seeks $1,570,000 in reimbursement from DOE to cover the costs that the University will incur in providing these services to the Laboratory. As explained in Volume III of the proposal, the amount of the proposed reimbursement is derived from

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization News ...  

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News & Blog RSS February 28, 2014 DOE awards contract to small business for mercury project at Y-12 OREM awarded a task order to Strata-G, a Knoxville-based small...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization News ...  

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Hale III Awarded Minority Federal Government Public Servant of the Year Award 2014 John Hale III, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Small Business and...

202

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization News ...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

November 10, 2014 DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office is developing military-grade biofuels DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office Supports Military-Grade Biofuels Our Bioenergy...

203

Sexist humor: Local and systemic manifestations of privilege and disadvantage  

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Figure 1: Pictorial representation of men?s outcomes in Adams et al (2006).???14 Figure 2: Pictorial representation of women?s experience in the men derogating joke condition.????????????????????????????.....15 Figure 3: Data from refined sample. Mean... response to the item "How tricky/unfair do you find standardized tests? ?????????????????????....31 Figure 4: Scores on the difficult questions of SAT math exam, refined sample.........34 1 Sexist humor: Local and systemic manifestations of privilege...

Pickett, Kate M.

2008-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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March 2015 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Veteran Institute for Procurement Conference, March 10-12 & June 9-11, 2015, Potomac, MD...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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December 2014 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 GovCon Holiday Soiree 5:30PM to 7:30PM EST National Veterans Small Business Engagement...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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April 2015 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 12th Annual Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium 8:00PM to...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Events...  

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

November 2014 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 USDA Rural Small Business Connection Event 8:30AM to 4:00PM MST 2014 National Small...

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Tri-Fold  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

OSDBU has created a downloadable, print-on-demand tri-fold PDF that introduces the office, its role in the Department of Energy and its goals for supporting small business nationwide.

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization News ...  

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& Blog en DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office Supports Military-Grade Biofuels http:energy.govosdbuarticlesdoes-bioenergy-technologies-office-supports-military-grade-biofu...

211

The relation between disadvantaged groups: a social psychological approach  

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of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved as to style and content by: tephen Wo'rchel (Chair of Committee) Jane Sell (Member) Louis Tassin (Member) Paul Wellman (Head of Department) December 1995 Major Subject: Psychology ABSTRACT The Relation between... riots that followed the Rodney King decision, the vast majority of the looted and destroyed businesses were owned by Koreans. This occurred even though the Rodney King jury consisted primarily of white individuals. Why were Koreans the targets...

Rothgerber, Hank

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization | Department...  

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

SBA Overview of 8(a) Business Development Program Affordable Care Act 101: What the Health Care Law Means for Small Businesses Upcoming Events Veteran Institute for...

213

Fatty acid production in genetically modified cyanobacteria  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...whether they divert energy into production...We found both disadvantages and advantages of FFA overproduction...strains. The disadvantage was the...for sustainable energy: Biochemical...gasoline-secreting diatom solar panels . Ind Eng...

Xinyao Liu; Jie Sheng; Roy Curtiss III

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Alaska START Application  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Download the application for the START Program for Community Energy Planning and ProjectsRound Three.

215

ATVM Application Process  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program is currently accepting applications.

216

SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF A PHASE LOCKED LASER AT 891 GHz, AN APPLICATION OF JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS IN THE FAR INFRARED  

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285 SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF A PHASE LOCKED LASER AT 891 GHz, AN APPLICATION OF JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. Abstract. 2014 We have used a Josephson junction to investigate the spectral purity of an HCN laser which take advantage of the unique properties of the Josephson junction as a frequency multiplier and mixer

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

217

Quantum Robot: Structure, Algorithms and Applications  

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A kind of brand-new robot, quantum robot, is proposed through fusing quantum theory with robot technology. Quantum robot is essentially a complex quantum system and it is generally composed of three fundamental parts: MQCU (multi quantum computing units), quantum controller/actuator, and information acquisition units. Corresponding to the system structure, several learning control algorithms including quantum searching algorithm and quantum reinforcement learning are presented for quantum robot. The theoretic results show that quantum robot can reduce the complexity of O(N^2) in traditional robot to O(N^(3/2)) using quantum searching algorithm, and the simulation results demonstrate that quantum robot is also superior to traditional robot in efficient learning by novel quantum reinforcement learning algorithm. Considering the advantages of quantum robot, its some potential important applications are also analyzed and prospected.

Dao-Yi Dong; Chun-Lin Chen; Chen-Bin Zhang; Zong-Hai Chen

2005-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

218

Pending Applications | Department of Energy  

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

Services Electricity Policy Coordination and Implementation International Electricity Regulation Pending Applications Pending Applications Pending Export Authorization...

219

Nanotechnology and Quasicrystals: From self assembly to photonic applications  

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After providing a concise overview on quasicrystals and their discovery more than a quarter of a century ago, I consider the unexpected interplay between nanotechnology and quasiperiodic crystals. Of particular relevance are efforts to fabricate artificial functional micro- or nanostructures, as well as efforts to control the self-assembly of nanostructures, where current knowledge about the possibility of having long-range order without periodicity can provide significant advantages. I discuss examples of systems ranging from artificial metamaterials for photonic applications, through self-assembled soft matter, to surface waves and optically-induced nonlinear photonic quasicrystals.

Ron Lifshitz

2008-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

220

Reactor noise analysis applications in NPP I and C systems  

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Reactor noise analysis techniques are used in many NPPs on a routine basis as 'inspection tools' to get information on the dynamics of reactor processes and their instrumentation in a passive, non-intrusive way. The paper discusses some of the tasks and requirements an NPP has to take to implement and to use the full advantages of reactor noise analysis techniques. Typical signal noise analysis applications developed for the monitoring of the reactor shutdown system and control system instrumentation of the Candu units of Ontario Power Generation and Bruce Power are also presented. (authors)

Gloeckler, O. [International Atomic Energy Agency, Wagramer Strosse 5, A-1400 Vienna, Austria Ontario Power Generation, 230 Westney Road South, Ajax, Ont. L1S 7R3 (Canada)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam Trap Application  

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characteristics. 2. Understand advantages and limitations of various checking methods. 3. Use more than one checking method. 4. Understand flash condensate. 5. Condensate makes more noise than steam. 6. Trouble shoot the system. 7. Review trap... or failed steam and condensate flow~' H closed to be undetected -Not always insensitive to back ground or ambient noise -Noise in electrical system if volume too high -Head set quality important -Location of probe on trap, contact force, pressure drop...

Murphy, J. J.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Nanomaterials for Defense Applications  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Nanotechnology has found a number of applications in electronics and healthcare. Within the textile field, applications of nanotechnology have been limited to filters, protective liners for chemical and biolog...

Uday Turaga; Vinitkumar Singh

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Student Volunteer Internship Application  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Student Volunteer Internship Program application.

224

Adjustable Speed Pumping Applications  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This tip sheet provides practical tips on the application of adjustable speed drives in industrial pumping systems.

225

Thermodynamic Advantages of Low Temperature Combustion Engines...  

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

Documents & Publications Improved Engine Design Concepts Using the Second Law of Thermodynamics Boosted HCCI for High Power without Engine Knock, and with Ultra-Low NOX Emissions...

226

Class D IOT Transmitter Concept Advantages Challenges  

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· (Year 1) Study detailed physics of grid PM of high-power electron guns ­ Heat load ­ Characteristics Grid, eliminate RF drive Bandwidth and R/Q Matching Simple modulation Grid performance Digital control of FM, AM Matching Beam Supply Floating Deck Grid Pulser System Control Feedback Fiber Optic Interface

Anlage, Steven

227

Gas well operation with liquid production  

SciTech Connect

Prediction of liquid loading in gas wells is discussed in terms of intersecting tubing or system performance curves with IPR curves and by using a more simplified critical velocity relationship. Different methods of liquid removal are discussed including such methods as intermittent lift, plunger lift, use of foam, gas lift, and rod, jet, and electric submersible pumps. Advantages, disadvantages, and techniques for design and application of the methods of liquid removal are discussed.

Lea, J.F.; Tighe, R.E.

1983-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Review of Orifice Plate Steam Traps  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This guide was prepared to serve as a foundation for making informed decisions about when orifice plate steam traps should be considered for use in new or existing steam systems. It presents background information about different types of steam traps and defines their unique functional and operational characteristics. The advantages and disadvantages associated with using orifice plate steam traps are provided to highlight their capabilities and limitations. Finally, recommendations for using orifice plate steam traps are presented, and possible applications are identified.

229

Minimally Invasive Techniques for the Treatment of Benign Salivary Gland Obstruction: A Review  

SciTech Connect

This paper reviews the literature published on minimally invasive techniques developed to treat benign salivary gland obstruction. Techniques reported include extracorporeal and intracorporeal salivary gland lithotripsy, endoscopy and radiologically guided techniques for the extraction of calculi and dilatation of duct strictures. These techniques are described, their advantages and disadvantages discussed and their success rates compared. Recommendations are made on the most appropriate application of each technique.

Brown, Jackie E. [Department of Dental Radiology, Guy's Dental Hospital, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Trust, London SE1 9RT (United Kingdom)

2002-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

230

PEER ADVISING APPLICATION PACKET  

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resume and the following application to 203 Peterson by Noon on Friday, October 10, 2014. Name: Student us about yourself? Applications and Resume Due: October 10, 2014 by Noon. Return completed Application & Resume to: Undergraduate Advising Office, 203 Peterson Hall #12;

231

Patent Applications in Japan  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Patent Applications in Japan ... WORD has reached us from Japan that foreign applications for the registration of patent property rights may now be accepted by the Japanese patent office and processed under the Japanese law. ... Heretofore, the acceptance of applications for patent rights from persons outside Japan has been prohibited. ...

WALTER J. MURPHY

1948-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

232

Magnetic saturable reactor type HTS fault current limiter for electrical application  

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An electrical fault current limiter (FCL) developed based on the principle of a magnetic saturable reactor requires a high current ampere-turn coil as its dc bias, and this coil is necessary to use a high temperature superconducting (HTS) winding. This HTS FCL has been studied, and identified with several advantages compared to other HTS FCLs, and therefore is further considered for its practical industry application.

J.X. Jin; S.X. Dou; C. Cook; C. Grantham; M. Apperley; T. Beales

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Band structure engineering for solar energy applications: ZnO1-xSex films and devices  

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all have their advantages, solar energy and semiconductorand thus take advantage of solar energy), cheaper catalyst

Mayer, Marie Annette

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

ERIP application instructions  

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This report provides background information and instructions to assist applicants in writing Energy-Related Inventions Program (ERIP) applications. Initial feedback fro usage for the new instructions shows that the best instructions would not be read and followed by all applicants. Applications from more than thirty applicants who have received the new instructions indicated that few had read the instructions. Based on this feedback, the instructions have been further revised to include a title page and table of contents. A warning was also added to advise applicants of the potential penalty of delayed review if these instructions are not followed. This revision was intended to address the possibility that some applicants did not see or bother to follow the instructions which followed the background information about ERIP. Included are two examples of ERIP applications which have been prepared for handout at workshops or mailing to applicants. Writing of example applications was time consuming and more difficult than expected for several reasons: (1) Full disclosures can be lengthy, very detailed, and technical. This contrasts with the desire to prepare examples which are comparatively short and easy for the non-technical person to read. (2) Disclosures contain confidential information which should not be published. (3) It is difficult to imagine that applicants will study examples when they do not bother to read the basic instructions.

Watt, D.M.

1992-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Application Protocol Reference Architecture Application Protocol Reference Architecture  

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Application Protocol Reference Architecture 165 Chapter 7 Application Protocol Reference Architecture This chapter proposes an alternative reference architecture for application protocols. The proposed reference architecture consists of the set of possible architectures for application protocols

van Sinderen, Marten

236

Storage in Solar Process Heat Applications  

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Abstract The subject of this paper is the integration of solar energy into industrial heat supply systems focusing on the use of solar tanks. Within the framework of the project Solar Process Heat Standards funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) load profiles of electroplating processes were measured, a typical load profile was described and simulations were done regarding the dimensioning of the solar tank volume. Depending on the load profile and process temperature, either a large tank volume or a tank-less system leads to the highest solar yields. Furthermore, a new concept of hydraulic tank integration is presented. It facilitates the quick supply of high solar temperatures which are often demanded for solar process heat applications. State of the art tank integration makes the solar system thermally inert, while simulations and measurements have already proven a considerable advantage of the new alternative. Moreover four solar process heat applications are analyzed; three belong to the electroplating industry while the fourth uses solar energy for heating water in the food industry (193 570 m2). Especially two of the four solar process heat plants presented severe operating errors and a high optimizing potential. One solar plant was improved in order to facilitate the new storage concept. This modification ensures the possibility of shifting between the conventional storage integration and the innovative approach for a comparative evaluation.

Sebastian Schramm; Mario Adam

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses of bioenergy systems: detecting hard-coding errors in spreadsheets, and comparing biofuel cropping systems.  

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??Like any other technology, bioenergy has a spectrum of advantages and disadvantages associated with it. Biofuels, for instance, are expected to reduce the dependence on (more)

Rawat, Vertika

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Using Backup Generators: Choosing the Right Backup Generator...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

generator's fuel source-Backup generators are typically powered by either diesel fuel or natural gas, and both have associated advantages and disadvantages. Speak with your...

239

E-Print Network 3.0 - area level socioeconomic Sample Search...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Jason Coutts Summary: socioeconomic advantage from lower SES areas are more likely to enter higher education than persons... with personal socioeconomic disadvantage from the...

240

Module 2: Hydrogen Use  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This course covers the processes by which hydrogen is extracted, how it is stored and transported, and the inherent advantages and disadvantages of each method

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Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today (6 Activities)  

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This teacher guide provides extensive background information on transportation fuels to help your students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages.

242

Gaining Energy Perspective  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Students will play an energy game and take an optional field trip to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of energy sources.

243

Comparison of the physicochemical characteristics of biofuels and petroleum fuels  

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The physicochemical properties of liquid biofuels of different types (bioalcohols, biodiesel, etc ... were examined. The advantages and disadvantages of biofuels with respect to these characteristics were demonst...

K. E. Pankin; Yu. V. Ivanova; R. I. Kuzmina

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

B O N N E V I L L E P O W E R A D M I N I S T R A T I O N Journal  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

advantages and disadvantages documented in its draft environmental impact statement, BPA has identified the Central Alternative using Central Option 1 as its preferred...

245

Substation bus arrangement performance analysis program and metrics.  

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??During preliminary substation design, only minimal information is available to the designer. Substation bus arrangements have been defined in textbooks for their advantages and disadvantages. (more)

Oneal, Trevor Martin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Photo-CELIV technique for the investigations of charge carriers transport and recombination in the organic solar cells  

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In this presentation is given the advantages and disadvantages of the Charge Extraction of photogenerated charge carriers by Linearly Increasing Voltage (photo-CELIV) technique for...

Juska, Gytis

247

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

and take an optional field trip to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of energy sources. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloadsgaining-energy-perspective...

248

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Great Energy Debate Students evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the major energy sources in an innovative debate format. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloads...

249

Information Gap Decision Theory based OPF with HVDC Connected ...  

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curve as well as the uncertainties of wind power generation. Information gap .... its own advantages and disadvantages, which are summarized as follows.

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

ploring-wind-energy-12-activities Download Great Energy Debate Students evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the major energy sources in an innovative debate format. http:...

251

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

information on transportation fuels to help your students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels by evaluating their advantages and disadvantages. http:...

252

Benchmarking of Competitive Technologies  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

evaluations and assessments * Compare results with other HEV technologies * Identify new areas of interest * Evaluate advantages and disadvantages of design changes - Example:...

253

Comparison of Fuel Cell Technologies | Department of Energy  

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

Comparison of Fuel Cell Technologies Comparison of Fuel Cell Technologies Each fuel cell technology has advantages and disadvantages. See how fuel cell technologies compare with...

254

Abstract--A widespread application of impedance control in dual-arm robotic systems is still a challenging problem. One of limitations is  

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Abstract-- A widespread application of impedance control in dual- arm robotic systems is still provides efficient and flexible algorithms and tools which considerably facilitate future dual-arm robot and users for this new class of robotic systems. The main advantages and benefits of dual arm-robots over

255

Application of slow-light photonic crystal structures for ultra-high speed all-optical analog-to-digital conversion  

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Application of slow-light photonic crystal structures for ultra-high speed all-optical analog circuits. Proposed usage of such controlled light speed devices includes buffers, synchronizer with the reduction of light speed), and slow-light all-optical nonlinear devices [9, 10] taking advantage

Park, Namkyoo

256

New Combined FAC Application  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Washington, DC 20585 MEMORANDUM FOR SITE ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGER FROM: SUBJECT: Application for In accordance with DOE Order 361.1B, paragraph 4.B, I hereby request the subject certification, for which I completed the applicable education, experience and training standards as documented below. 1. E-mail address: Duty station: 2. Previous certification (attached): Date last issued or renewed: 3. Education (FAC-C applications only): Bachelor's degree OR 24 semester hours among these disciplines: accounting, law, business,

257

APPLICATION DIVISION III & PSYCHOLOGY  

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APPLICATION DIVISION III & PSYCHOLOGY Shared Overhead Funds Name: Date: Project Title: Amount and Psychology are intended to provide new and continuing faculty with special help to bring research

Aalberts, Daniel P.

258

Application of solar energy.  

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??The purpose of the project is to learn the principle and application of solar energy and to know the situation of solar energy in China (more)

Li, Jingcheng

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Spray Painting Applications  

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Spray painting using an industrial robot to manipulate a spray painting gun was one of the first robot applications to become established in industry and...

E. Appleton; D. J. Williams

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

BARD ARBORETUM VOLUNTEER APPLICATION  

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completed application to Amy Parrella, Arboretum Director, Bard College, Horticulture Department, PO Box: Planting, weeding, pruning, watering, raking and mulching. Able to bend, stoop and do light lifting

Landweber, Gregory D.

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261

Chemistry Applications at NERSC  

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Chemistry Chemistry Applications Gaussian 09 Gaussian 09 is a connected series of programs for performing semi-empirical, density functional theory and ab initio molecular orbital...

262

TITLE XVII Application Process  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Title XVII Innovative Clean Energy Projects (Title XVII) loan program is currently accepting applications in response to open technology-specific solicitations.

263

Genetic Algorithms: Applications  

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Independent Set Problem ffl Bin Packing Problem ffl Maximum Set Covering Problem ffl Terminal AssignmentGenetic Algorithms: Applications Sami Khuri Dept. of Math. & Computer Science San Jos'e State; GA Applications: Topics Today's Topics ffl Brief Introduction to the Simple Genetic Algorithm. ffl

Khuri, Sami

264

Information on application  

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Information on application and admission in Master's study programs and Ph.D. studies How and change of course of study/ change of university Issuing application materials and informative D 10623 Berlin Tel.: 030 314 29999 Fax: 030 314 28442 Latest information at: www

Berlin,Technische Universität

265

Van Allen Scholarship APPLICATION  

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) � Undergraduate or Graduate student � Strong preference for students of Hispanic descent � Academic merit � Financial need Hispanic OtherEthnicity: #12;Van Allen Scholarship APPLICATION FINANCIAL INFORMATION's projected income for the current year (award year) [If applicable]: Family household size: Number

Garfunkel, Eric

266

Engineering Light: Advances in Wavelength Conversion Materials for Energy and Environmental Technologies  

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Progress in the understanding and improvement of UC and DC materials over the past decade has recently led to an increase in attempts at applying these materials to practical technologies, including solar energy harvesting and environmental application of photocatalysis. ... When compared to Ln3+ phosphors, organic TTA-based UC has both clear advantages and disadvantages. ... Finally, organic molecules also have the added advantage of very broad absorption bands, when compared to the more discrete intra-4f transitions of Ln3+ ions and can typically utilize a wider range of excitation photon energies. ...

Ezra L. Cates; Stephanie L. Chinnapongse; Jae-Hyuk Kim; Jae-Hong Kim

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

267

OPS Application Requisition #: Job Title  

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to my application and resume. I certify that the application and/or resume submitted are a complete statements or omissions made by me on this form, my application, my resume, or any supplementary

Mazzotti, Frank

268

Help Guide for Applicants  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Careers at Brookhaven 1 Careers at Brookhaven 1 October 2012 Careers at Brookhaven Help Guide for Applicants Table of Contents Brookhaven National Laboratory ................................................................................... 2 Careers at Brookhaven ..................................................................................................... 2 Careers Home Page ........................................................................................................... 3 Latest Job Postings ........................................................................................................... 5 Register to Login ............................................................................................................... 8

269

Water Application Efficiency  

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The net amount of water added to the root zone as a ... the root zone, thus reducing the application efficiency. Sprinkling irrigation may involve losses due to ... , offer the potential for relatively high appli...

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Fuzzy Learning and Applications  

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From the Book:The resurgence of interest in fuzzy logic over the past few decades has opened many new avenues in its applications. The most notable examples include autofocus cameras, automobile transmissions, air conditioners, aerospace, subway systems, ...

Marco Russo; Lakhmi C. Jain

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

The posthuman grant application  

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Online grant applications are commonly seen as a generic form of writing, one that maintains consistency and style from writer to writer. In this article, I challenge that perception, instead presenting a view of the online grant application as a posthuman writing tool whose influence can vary immensely according to the characteristics of the writer. This view is based on interviews conducted with applicants to the National Science Foundation, especially their experiences with NSF's application Web site, FastLane. Working on the assumption that FastLane is a tool designed to aid in composition, my participants variety of use connects the posthuman influence of Web sites such as FastLane with current interpretations of rhetorical agency.

Ryan S. Hoover

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Neutron sources and applications  

SciTech Connect

Review of Neutron Sources and Applications was held at Oak Brook, Illinois, during September 8--10, 1992. This review involved some 70 national and international experts in different areas of neutron research, sources, and applications. Separate working groups were asked to (1) review the current status of advanced research reactors and spallation sources; and (2) provide an update on scientific, technological, and medical applications, including neutron scattering research in a number of disciplines, isotope production, materials irradiation, and other important uses of neutron sources such as materials analysis and fundamental neutron physics. This report summarizes the findings and conclusions of the different working groups involved in the review, and contains some of the best current expertise on neutron sources and applications.

Price, D.L. [ed.] [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Rush, J.J. [ed.] [National Inst. of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (United States)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Application for Research Affiliate Associate & Student Status...  

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Research Affiliate Program Application for Research Affiliate Associate & Student Status Application for Research Affiliate Associate & Student Status The following application...

274

3 - Optimizing Performance of Enterprise Web Application  

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Fast and responsive web pages are critical to success factors of a website. An optimized web provides the competitive advantage and increases the overall user experience. It has direct impact on business drivers such as site traffic, conversion ratio, and user satisfaction index. With the proliferation of ubiquitous devices and mobile platforms, the speed of the web is more relevant than ever. Web performance optimization (WPO) is mainly related to making the web components, such as web pages, perform faster and render in the most optimal way on the user device so as to provide a positive user experience. Web components include web pages, widgets, client-side components, JavaScript libraries, static assets, and others. Normally, for a web application, the web page forms the final component in the entire delivery chain. This chapter elaborates a complete strategy for WPO. The chapter takes a 360 approach in analyzing various dimensions of WPO, including performance optimization principles at each of the project lifecycle phases, common pitfalls in page development, caching strategy, monitoring and maintenance strategy, infrastructure guidelines, and fine-tuning existing web pages. The chapter also elaborates performance metrics, performance governance framework, and performance techniques for the entire ecosystem. Finally, we see the tools that can be leveraged for implementing the strategies discussed. The optimization techniques explained in this chapter are drawn from various real-world performance engineering programs where the strategy was successfully implemented to meet the challenging performance \\{SLAs\\} across geographies. Performance engineering is a multilayer exercise involving software components at various layers in an n-tier architecture. Equally, hardware also plays a key role in ensuring optimal performance for the application. This chapter predominantly focuses on the web tier wherein the optimization techniques for presentation components are discussed in detail. There is a brief section related to performance best practices that can be implemented at other layers.

Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

CDPHE Industrial Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Application...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Legal Document- Permit ApplicationPermit Application: CDPHE Industrial Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit ApplicationLegal Abstract Application provided by the Colorado...

276

GIS Applications toGIS Applications to Environmental Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GIS Applications toGIS Applications to Environmental Analysis Beyond MappingBeyond Mapping inin of Oklahoma #12;2 Joseph Berry's book 1996Joseph Berry's book 1996 #12;3 NWS Survey on GIS ApplicationsNWS Survey on GIS Applications ·· A summary by Roger ShriverA summary by Roger Shriver ·· 25 NWS and RFC

277

Potential and desire for HTS application in thermonuclear fusion  

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Superconducting magnets are stringent for fusion reactors with magnetic confinement to provide an economic energy balance. Large-scale development programmes have been executed worldwide to achieve in time the needed technology. The ultimate result of this effort, so far, is the ITER magnet system with the most sophisticated LTS. However, if one thinks about the design of a fusion DEMO and later reactors, the option of HTS must be considered seriously in view of the potential advantages of these conductors concerning higher operation temperature, temperature margin, high field properties and cryogenic power saving. Extrapolating from the long period needed for the ITER conductor development, it is time now to start with HTS development for fusion reactors to be able to decide their applicability. It is still a long way for the HTS to become comparable with LTS, however, continuous progress can be seen. Beside the large confinement magnets, HTS will also be of advantage for current leads, bus bars and gyrotron magnets. The state of the art of HTS is such, that already now such components can be constructed with HTS.

P. Komarek

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Applications of toroids in high-pressure NMR spectroscopy  

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Toroid detectors have distinct NMR sensitivity and imaging advantages. The magnetic field lines are nearly completely contained within the active volume element of a toroid. This results in high NMR signal sensitivity. In addition, the toroid detector may be placed next to the metallic walls of a containment vessel with minimal signal loss due to magnetic coupling with the metal container. Thus, the toroid detector is ideal for static high pressure or continuous flow monitoring systems. Toroid NMR detectors have been used to follow the hydroformylation of olefins in supercritical fluids under industrial process conditions. Supercritical fluids are potentially ideal media for conducting catalytic reactions that involve gaseous reactants, including H{sub 2}, CO, and CO{sub 2}. The presence of a single homogeneous reaction phase eliminates the gas-liquid mixing problem of alternative two-phase systems, which can limit process rates and adversely affect hydroformylation product selectivities. A second advantage of toroid NMR detectors is that they exhibit a well-defined gradient in the rf field. This magnetic field gradient can be used for NMR imaging applications. Distance resolutions of 20 {mu} have been obtained.

Klingler, R.J.; Rathke, J.W.; Woelk, K. [and others

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Sample Farm Bill Application: Guide for Small Wind Applicant  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Section 9006 Sample Small Wind Application Revised April 2007 This Sample Application is provided by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to assist applicants in meeting requirements under the Simplified Application Process contained in 7 CFR Part 4280. This sample describes a fictional project and is meant as an example for guidance purposes only. For complete application requirements, applicants should consult the regulation. Further information is available at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/farmbill/. This document is not officially endorsed by USDA. Table of Contents Forms, Certifications and Agreements Project specific forms: SF-424 Application for Federal Assistance 1 SF-424C Budget Information - Construction Programs 2

280

Natural Gas Applications  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Welcome to EIA's Natural Gas Applications. If you need assistance viewing this page, please call (202) 586-8800. Energy Information Administration Home Page Welcome to EIA's Natural Gas Applications. If you need assistance viewing this page, please call (202) 586-8800. Energy Information Administration Home Page Home > Natural Gas > Natural Gas Applications What's New Publications Applications Survey Forms Sign Up for Email Updates Contact Experts Applications EIA-176 Query System The EIA-176 Query system is a Windows-based system which runs under Windows operating systems 95, 98, 2000, NT - 4.0 Service Pack 3 or later. It provides a method of extracting and using the company level data filed on the Form EIA-176, and saving the query results in various media and formats. There are pre-selected data queries, which allow the user to select and run the most often-used queries, as well as the ability to create a customized query. Self-extracting executable files with run-time versions of Access are required to set up the system. You may also download the data tables if you already have Microsoft Access on your computer.

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Fluorescent Fingerprints of Endolithic Phototrophic Cyanobacteria Living within Halite Rocks in the Atacama Desert  

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...efficiency of energy transfer from...pinnacles, excessive solar radiation with...stress affects energy transfer from...optical techniques, advantages and limitations...Torres-Pacheco. 2009. Advantages and disadvantages on photosynthesis...

M. Roldn; C. Ascaso; J. Wierzchos

2014-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

282

Progress on first-principles-based materials design for hydrogen storage  

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...perspective, renewable energy harvesting technologies...based on natural energy flows, including solar power, wind power, geothermal energy, and tidal energy...systems have obvious advantages in certain important...advantages and disadvantages. For example...

Noejung Park; Keunsu Choi; Jeongwoon Hwang; Dong Wook Kim; Dong Ok Kim; Jisoon Ihm

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Global Change and Human Vulnerability to Vector-Borne Diseases  

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...210, 212, 307). The major advantage of dynamic models over nonmathematical...control a Product or practice Disadvantages Advantages Sustainability Robustness Engineering...Techniques. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria...

Robert W. Sutherst

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Syllabet Spring 2008 BEE 474. Water and Landscape Engineering Applications  

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; and addresses some management, environmental and social policy issues with respect to drainage and irrigation practices. After completion of this course the student is able to diagnose various water management and disadvantages of implementing these soil and water management practices. Topics covered: Water Management

Walter, M.Todd

285

Syllabet Spring 2007 BEE 474. Water and Landscape Engineering Applications  

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; and addresses some management, environmental and social policy issues with respect to drainage and irrigation practices. After completion of this course the student is able to diagnose various water management and disadvantages of implementing these soil and water management practices. Topics covered: Water Management

Walter, M.Todd

286

Ion-matter interactions and applications Physical Research Laboratory  

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of high energy (MeV) protons or ions to pattern materials at nanodimensions. Ions travel in an almost Experiments #12;C. Energy Loss in matter Energy loss depends on the speed At high speeds, interaction time2. Tumor Therapy Disadvantages Needs high energy beams Needs energy tuning Elaborate accelerator

Bapat, Bhas

287

Medical applications of evolutionary computation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Keywords: cartesian genetic programming, evolutionary computation, genetic programming, mammography, medical applications, neurodegenerative diseases, parkinson's disease

Stephen L. Smith

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

In situ combustion - from pilot to commercial application  

SciTech Connect

In 1994, there are at least 14 active commercial in-situ combustion (ISC) projects worldwide. A review of these projects is carried out in order to emphasize the important factors which contributed to the success of the processes. The success of the developing an ISC pilot into a commercial ISC project is strongly connected with two factors: (a) starting the operation from the uppermost part of the structure and extending the process downwards and (b) application of the line drive well configuration instead of patterns, whenever is possible. An effective, peripheral line drive operation requires pool utilization. The most challenging phase towards commercialization of an ISC project is the field pilot design, implementation and evaluation. This paper is focused on the advantages of locating ISC pilot at the upper zone of the reservoir, due to the need for a full scale integration of the pilot with the subsequent semi- and commercial development of the process.

Turta, A. [Petroleum Recovery Institute, Alberta (Canada)

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

HEXAGONAL ARRAY STRUCTURE FOR 2D NDE APPLICATIONS  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes a combination of simulation and experimentation to evaluate the advantages offered by utilizing a hexagonal shaped array element in a 2D NDE array structure. The active material is a 1-3 connectivity piezoelectric composite structure incorporating triangular shaped pillars--each hexagonal array element comprising six triangular pillars. A combination of PZFlex, COMSOL and Matlab has been used to simulate the behavior of this device microstructure, for operation around 2.25 MHz, with unimodal behavior and low levels of mechanical cross-coupling predicted. Furthermore, the application of hexagonal array elements enables the array aperture to increase by approximately 30%, compared to a conventional orthogonal array matrix and hence will provide enhanced volumetric coverage and SNR. Prototype array configurations demonstrate good corroboration of the theoretically predicted mechanical cross-coupling between adjacent array elements (approx23 dB).

Dziewierz, J.; Ramadas, S. N.; Gachagan, A.; O'Leary, R. L. [Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XW (United Kingdom)

2010-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

290

Information Solutions: Database Applications  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Database Applications Database Applications Argonne DOE-BES Central User Facility: A-Z People Query Data Warehouse Edits Registration | Registration Processing Security Admin Beamline Component Database System to manage beamline components. Beamline Downtime Report - UES Floor coordinator's downtime entry and reporting system. Beamline Directory | Beamline Entry Administration Links to the beamline websites and to detailed information about the equipment, techniques and contact information of a beamline. Beamline Usage and Scheduling System Long term schedule query and edit. Beamline schedule query and edit. Watchman and PSS data. Budget Proposal System Allows user to submit budget proposals via the web. Beamline Statistics Menu Query, entry and reporting of beamline statistics for ALD use only.

291

Spatial and temporal arrival patterns of Madagascar's vertebrate fauna explained by distance, ocean currents, and ancestor type  

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...transoceanic dispersal disadvantage far more prohibitive than...that the apparent advantage for dispersal-disadvantaged...the open seas, citing solar radiation, lack of...the greatest dispersal advantage are volant. Oceanic...Parks, the Ministry of Energy and Mines, and the...

Karen E. Samonds; Laurie R. Godfrey; Jason R. Ali; Steven M. Goodman; Miguel Vences; Michael R. Sutherland; Mitchell T. Irwin; David W. Krause

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards Application Checklist  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards Application Checklist. Use this checklist to keep track of required application components.

293

Framework Application for Core Edge Transport Simulation (FACETS)  

SciTech Connect

The goal of the FACETS project (Framework Application for Core-Edge Transport Simulations) was to provide a multiphysics, parallel framework application (FACETS) that will enable whole-device modeling for the U.S. fusion program, to provide the modeling infrastructure needed for ITER, the next step fusion confinement device. Through use of modern computational methods, including component technology and object oriented design, FACETS is able to switch from one model to another for a given aspect of the physics in a flexible manner. This enables use of simplified models for rapid turnaround or high-fidelity models that can take advantage of the largest supercomputer hardware. FACETS does so in a heterogeneous parallel context, where different parts of the application execute in parallel by utilizing task farming, domain decomposition, and/or pipelining as needed and applicable. ParaTools, Inc. was tasked with supporting the performance analysis and tuning of the FACETS components and framework in order to achieve the parallel scaling goals of the project. The TAU Performance System???????????????????????????????® was used for instrumentation, measurement, archiving, and profile / tracing analysis. ParaTools, Inc. also assisted in FACETS performance engineering efforts. Through the use of the TAU Performance System, ParaTools provided instrumentation, measurement, analysis and archival support for the FACETS project. Performance optimization of key components has yielded significant performance speedups. TAU was integrated into the FACETS build for both the full coupled application and the UEDGE component. The performance database provided archival storage of the performance regression testing data generated by the project, and helped to track improvements in the software development.

Dr. Allen D. Malony; Dr. Sameer S. Shende; Dr. Kevin A. Huck; Mr. Alan Morris, and Mr. Wyatt Spear

2012-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

294

Common Platform Enumeration: Applicability  

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and public welfare by providing technical leadership for the nation's measurement and standards, Adam Halbardier of Booz Allen Hamilton, Seth Hanford of Cisco Systems, Inc., Tim Keanini of n meet for conformance with the CPE Applicability Language version 2.3 specification. Trademark

295

MAIN APPLICATIONS Spot welding  

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IRB 6400 MAIN APPLICATIONS Spot welding Press tending Material handling Machine tending Palletizing with high material strength. The arms are mechanically balanced and equipped with double bearings. Advanced DATA, IRB 6400 INDUSTRIAL ROBOT WORKING RANGE AND LOAD DIAGRAM IRB 6400PE IRB 6400R IRB 6400S PR10036EN

De Luca, Alessandro

296

STUDENT TRAVEL POLICY APPLICABILITY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

STUDENT TRAVEL POLICY APPLICABILITY The student travel policy is subject to the standardized the following funding sources: Activity and Services (A & S) fees, Revenues, and Auxiliary fund. The student travel policy incorporates by reference in the University Regulation 4.006 Student Government and Student

Fernandez, Eduardo

297

Applied Statistics: Modern Applications  

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Real-time vehicle tracking Pollution levels Medical and genetic information .... Saturday, 5 February-time vehicle tracking Pollution levels Medical and genetic information .... Saturday, 5 February 2011 #12 · Advertising · ... Saturday, 5 February 2011 #12;Saturday, 5 February 2011 #12;Modern Application Areas

Burton, Geoffrey R.

298

INDUSTRIAL AND BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS  

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INDUSTRIAL AND BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS Frank Smith, Nicholas Ovenden and Richard Purvis University are described, one industrial on violent water-air interaction during an impact process and the other biomedical: industrial, biomedical, impacts, networks, theory, computation, scales. 1. INTRODUCTION It is a pleasure

Purvis, Richard

299

Pending Applications | Department of Energy  

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Pending Applications Pending Applications Pending Applications Pending Export Authorization Applications: To Mexico: EA-145-E Powerex Corp (FR Notice) Applied 08/29/2013 Powerex Corp (Application) Powerex Corp (Comments from Jean Public 11-4-13) To Canada: EA-98-M WSPP Inc (FR Notice) Applied 02/24/2012 WSPP Inc (Application) EA-258-D Brookfield Energy Marketing Inc (FR Notice) Applied 10/24/2013 Brookfield Energy Marketing Inc (Application) EA-298 ISO New England (FR Notice) Applied 10/29/2004 ISO New England (Application) EA-345-A New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corp (FR Notice) Applied 10/05/2013 New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corp (Application) New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corp (Comments from Jean Public 11-4-13) EA-388 TEC Energy (FR Notice) Applied 09/13/2013

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BLM - Solar and Wind Energy Applications - Pre-Application and...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: BLM - Solar and Wind Energy Applications - Pre-Application and ScreeningLegal Abstract This BLM instruction...

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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

302

Classification supervis\\'ee en grande dimension. Application \\`a l'agr\\'ement de conduite automobile  

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This work is motivated by a real work problem: objectivization. It consists in explaining the subjective drivability using physical criteria coming from signals measured during experiments. We suggest an approach for the discriminant variables selection trying to take advantage of the functional nature of the data. The porblem is ill-posed, since the number of explanatory variables is hugely greater than the sample size. The strategy proceeds in three steps: a signal preprocessing including wavelet denoising and synchronization, dimensionality reduction by compression using a common wavelet basis, and finally the selection of useful variables using a stepwise strategy involving successive applications of the CART method.

Poggi, Jean-Michel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Converting A High Performance Application to an Elastic Cloud Application  

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Converting A High Performance Application to an Elastic Cloud Application Dinesh Rajan, Anthony in the cloud. We show that following these directives leads to an elastic implementation that has better implementation of replica exchange, a parallel tempering molecular dynamics application, to an elastic cloud

Thain, Douglas

304

Distributed Wind Market Applications  

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Distributed Wind Market Distributed Wind Market Applications T. Forsyth and I. Baring-Gould Technical Report NREL/TP-500-39851 November 2007 NREL is operated by Midwest Research Institute ● Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 Technical Report NREL/TP-500-39851 November 2007 Distributed Wind Market Applications T. Forsyth and I. Baring-Gould Prepared under Task No. WER6.7502 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

305

Permit application handbook  

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The objective of this handbook is to explain how to prepare a mining permit application which will satisfy the requirements of the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) (Public Law 95-87). The requirements described in this Handbook come from the permanent program regulations issued by the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) on March 13, 1979 and the court decisions and regulatory changes up until June 1981. This Handbook was developed to provide mine operators, particularly operators of small Appalachian mines, with an explanation of the Federal permit application requirements and the work which will be entailed in satisfying these requirements. Requirement explanations in the following areas are presented: site description; surface waters; ground waters; cultural resources; road; topsoil handling; blasting plans; water quality control; excess spoil disposal; reclamation plan; and special mining conditions. (DMC)

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306

Ceramics for fusion applications  

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Ceramics are required for a variety of uses in both near-term fusion devices and in commercial powerplants. These materials must retain adequate structural and electrical properties under conditions of neutron, particle, and ionizing irradiation; thermal and applied stresses; and physical and chemical sputtering. Ceramics such as Al/sub 2/O/sub 3/, MgAl/sub 2/O/sub 4/, BeO, Si/sub 3/N/sub 4/ and SiC are currently under study for fusion applications, and results to date show widely-varying response to the fusion environment. Materials can be identified today which will meet initial operating requirements, but improvements in physical properties are needed to achieve satisfactory lifetimes for critical applications.

Clinard, F.W. Jr.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Transactional Network Platform: Applications  

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In FY13, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with funding from the Department of Energys (DOEs) Building Technologies Office (BTO) designed, prototyped and tested a transactional network platform to support energy, operational and financial transactions between any networked entities (equipment, organizations, buildings, grid, etc.). Initially, in FY13, the concept demonstrated transactions between packaged rooftop air conditioners and heat pump units (RTUs) and the electric grid using applications or "agents" that reside on the platform, on the equipment, on a local building controller or in the Cloud. The transactional network project is a multi-lab effort with Oakridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) also contributing to the effort. PNNL coordinated the project and also was responsible for the development of the transactional network (TN) platform and three different applications associated with RTUs. This document describes two applications or "agents" in details, and also summarizes the platform. The TN platform details are described in another companion document.

Katipamula, Srinivas; Lutes, Robert G.; Ngo, Hung; Underhill, Ronald M.

2013-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

308

Modeling pipeline applications in POETRIES  

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Parallel/Distributed application development is an extremely difficult task for non-expert programmers, and support tools are therefore needed for all phases of the development cycle of these kinds of application. This study specifically presents the ...

Eduardo Csar; Joan Sorribes; Emilio Luque

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Future Directions in LED Applications  

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Another application space that will gain in importance is the use of LED lighting in agricultural applications . LED lighting for horticulture [60] is continuing to be investigated as more continues to be learne...

Robert F. Karlicek Jr. PhD

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Heat Pipes: An Industrial Application  

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This paper reviews the basics of heat pipe exchangers. Included are how they are constructed, how they operate, where they have application, and various aspects of evaluating a potential application. After discussing the technical aspects of heat...

Murray, F.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Plastics End Use Application Fundamentals  

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An important aspect of the electrical/electronic market in many applications is the fast ... such applications. Without plastics, most of the electronic products used today would not be practical ... their electr...

Donald V. Rosato

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Deep Energy Retrofits & State Applications  

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This presentation, given through the DOE's Technical Assitance Program (TAP), provides information on Deep Energy Retrofits & State Applications

313

Gasifiers optimized for fuel cell applications  

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Conventional coal gasification carbonate fuel cell systems are typically configured as shown in Figure 1, where the fuel gas is primarily hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide, with waste heat recovery for process requirements and to produce additional power in a steam bottoming cycle. These systems make use of present day gasification processes to produce the low to medium Btu fuel gas which in turn is cleaned up and consumed by the fuel cell. These conventional gasification/fuel cell systems have been studied in recent years projecting system efficiencies of 45--53% (HHV). Conventional gasification systems currently available evolved as stand-alone systems producing low to medium Btu gas fuel gas. The requirements of the gasification process dictates high temperatures to carry out the steam/carbon reaction and to gasify the tars present in coal. The high gasification temperatures required are achieved by an oxidant which consumes a portion of the feed coal to provide the endothermic heat required for the gasification process. The thermal needs of this process result in fuel gas temperatures that are higher than necessary for most end use applications, as well as for gas cleanup purposes. This results in some efficiency and cost penalties. This effort is designed to study advanced means of power generation by integrating the gasification process with the unique operating characteristics of carbonate fuel cells to achieve a more efficient and cost effective coal based power generating system. This is to be done by altering the gasification process to produce fuel gas compositions which result in more efficient fuel cell operation and by integrating the gasification process with the fuel cell as shown in Figure 2. Low temperature catalytic gasification was chosen as the basis for this effort due to the inherent efficiency advantages and compatibility with fuel cell operating temperatures.

Steinfeld, G.; Fruchtman, J.; Hauserman, W.B.; Lee, A.; Meyers, S.J.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Gasifiers optimized for fuel cell applications  

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Conventional coal gasification carbonate fuel cell systems are typically configured as shown in Figure 1, where the fuel gas is primarily hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide, with waste heat recovery for process requirements and to produce additional power in a steam bottoming cycle. These systems make use of present day gasification processes to produce the low to medium Btu fuel gas which in turn is cleaned up and consumed by the fuel cell. These conventional gasification/fuel cell systems have been studied in recent years projecting system efficiencies of 45--53% (HHV). Conventional gasification systems currently available evolved as stand-alone systems producing low to medium Btu gas fuel gas. The requirements of the gasification process dictates high temperatures to carry out the steam/carbon reaction and to gasify the tars present in coal. The high gasification temperatures required are achieved by an oxidant which consumes a portion of the feed coal to provide the endothermic heat required for the gasification process. The thermal needs of this process result in fuel gas temperatures that are higher than necessary for most end use applications, as well as for gas cleanup purposes. This results in some efficiency and cost penalties. This effort is designed to study advanced means of power generation by integrating the gasification process with the unique operating characteristics of carbonate fuel cells to achieve a more efficient and cost effective coal based power generating system. This is to be done by altering the gasification process to produce fuel gas compositions which result in more efficient fuel cell operation and by integrating the gasification process with the fuel cell as shown in Figure 2. Low temperature catalytic gasification was chosen as the basis for this effort due to the inherent efficiency advantages and compatibility with fuel cell operating temperatures.

Steinfeld, G.; Fruchtman, J.; Hauserman, W.B.; Lee, A.; Meyers, S.J.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS COLLABORATIVE PROJECT  

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i GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS HEALTH COLLABORATIVE PROJECT FP7-HEALTH-2010-single-stage Further copies the following web-site: http://cordis.europa.eu/ #12;Theme: HEALTH Guide for Applicants: Collaborative projects for Applicants for calls using single-stage submission procedures. The main part of this Guide (sections 1 to 5

Milano-Bicocca, Università

316

10 November 1998 Standard Applications  

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10 November 1998 Standard Applications Framework for EPICS (SAFE) Steve Lewis (LBNL) Revision 2.0--for EPICS R3.13Beta12-LBL.2 or R3.13.0-LBL.2 1.0 Introduction The Standard Applications Framework for EPICS (SAFE) provides an organized approach for building EPICS applications on a Unix host, include

317

EERE Postdoctoral Fellowships Application Form | Department of...  

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Fellowships Application Form EERE Postdoctoral Fellowships Application Form Application for the Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)...

318

Washington Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application | Open...  

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Permit Application Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- Permit ApplicationPermit Application: Washington Joint Aquatic...

319

START Application - Final | Department of Energy  

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START ApplicationFINAL0.pdf More Documents & Publications START-Alaska Application Alaska START Application Fact Sheet: Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Livermore (CORAL)...

320

Factsheets Web Application  

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The Factsheets web application was conceived out of the requirement to create, update, publish, and maintain a web site with dynamic research and development (R and D) content. Before creating the site, a requirements discovery process was done in order to accurately capture the purpose and functionality of the site. One of the high priority requirements for the site would be that no specialized training in web page authoring would be necessary. All functions of uploading, creation, and editing of factsheets needed to be accomplished by entering data directly into web form screens generated by the application. Another important requirement of the site was to allow for access to the factsheet web pages and data via the internal Sandia Restricted Network and Sandia Open Network based on the status of the input data. Important to the owners of the web site would be to allow the published factsheets to be accessible to all personnel within the department whether or not the sheets had completed the formal Review and Approval (R and A) process. Once the factsheets had gone through the formal review and approval process, they could then be published both internally and externally based on their individual publication status. An extended requirement and feature of the site would be to provide a keyword search capability to search through the factsheets. Also, since the site currently resides on both the internal and external networks, it would need to be registered with the Sandia search engines in order to allow access to the content of the site by the search engines. To date, all of the above requirements and features have been created and implemented in the Factsheet web application. These have been accomplished by the use of flat text databases, which are discussed in greater detail later in this paper.

VIGIL,FRANK; REEDER,ROXANA G.

2000-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Physical and Chemical Applications  

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data image data image Physical and Chemical Applications Research in this area includes: Chemical analysis (femtosecond laser ablation). Advanced sensors (laser ultrasonics). Advanced materials and nanotechnology for clean energy- hydrogen storage, nanostructured organic light-emitting diodes, nanowires, and nanoparticles). Photons to fuels (biosynthetic pathways for generating hydrocarbon biofuels in photosynthetic organisms). Advanced Sensor Development Sensor-based control of industrial processes can help companies: Decrease production costs; Reduce waste of raw materials on manufacturing lines; Lower manufacturing downtime from equipment maintenance; Increase the energy efficiency of manufacturing processes; Detect equipment failure early, before it becomes a major liability;

322

Compliance Certification Application  

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40 CFR Part 191 40 CFR Part 191 Compliance Certification Application for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Appendix PIC United States Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Carlsbad Area Office Carlsbad, New Mexico Passive Institutional Controls Conceptual Design Report PASSIVE INSTITUTIONAL CONTROLS CONCEPTUAL DESIGN REPORT REVISION 0 MAY 14, 1996 1 C PASSIVE INSTITUTIONAL CONTROLS DESIGN REPORT REVISION 0 PASSIVE INSTITUTIONAL CONTROLS CONCEPTUAL DESIGN REPORT MAY 1 4 . 1 9 9 6 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 A . Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 B . Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 C . Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 I1 . SITE DESCRIPTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 I11 . DESIGN REQUIREMENTS/CRITERIA . . . . . . . . . . 17 IV . MESSAGES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

323

Evaluating land application effects  

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The Philadelphia, PA Water Department embarked on a land application program of its treated wastewater sludge in 1977. Initially, liquid sludge averaging from 1-5% solids was applied to approximately 400 acres of corn, soybeans, and sod at rates sufficient to supply crop nitrogen needs. During the 1978 through 1984 growing seasons, crops and soils were monitored for heavy metals (bioavailability of cadmium, copper, nickel, chromium, lead and zinc) and in 1984 for PCB accumulation. This report summarizes results of the monitoring program until 1984.

Sarkis, K. (Philadelphia Water Department, PA (USA))

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Analog computer fundamentals & application  

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TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ANALOG COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS Rc APPLICATION A Technical RePort by R. N. PATE L submitted to PROD J. H. CADDESS In n art i a 1 fulf i lment of the requi. rements for the degree of MASTER OF ENGINEERING TEXAS A...-linear operation which is necessary on a general purpose computer. A "quarter-square" tech- -nique is used to effect this operation, use being made of the identity: X7 = 'j?'P(?J3 -c~-~)3 The connections shown i. n figure be made to the patch panel...

Patel, R.N

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

325

Massive Pellet and Rupture Disk Testing for Disruption Mitigation Applications  

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Injection of massive quantities of noble gases or D2 has proven to be effective at mitigating some of the deleterious effects of disruptions in tokamaks. Two alternative methods that might offer some advantages over the present technique for massive gas injection are shattering massive pellets and employing close-coupled rupture disks. Laboratory testing has been carried out to evaluate their feasibility. For the study of massive pellets, a pipe gun pellet injector cooled with a cryogenic refrigerator was fitted with a relatively large barrel (16.5 mm bore), and D2 and Ne pellets were made and were accelerated to speeds of ~600 and 300 m/s, respectively. Based on the successful proof-of-principle testing with the injector and a special double-impact target to shatter pellets, a similar system has been prepared and installed on DIII-D and should be ready for experiments later this year. To study the applicability of rupture disks for disruption mitigation, a simple test apparatus was assembled in the lab. Commercially available rupture disks of 1 in. nominal diameter were tested at conditions relevant for the application on tokamaks, including tests with Ar and He gases and rupture pressures of ~54 bar. Some technical and practical issues of implementing this technique on a tokamak are discussed.

Combs, Stephen Kirk [ORNL] [ORNL; Meitner, Steven J [ORNL] [ORNL; Baylor, Larry R [ORNL] [ORNL; Caughman, John B [ORNL] [ORNL; Commaux, Nicolas JC [ORNL] [ORNL; Fehling, Dan T [ORNL] [ORNL; Foust, Charles R [ORNL] [ORNL; Jernigan, Thomas C [ORNL] [ORNL; McGill, James M [ORNL] [ORNL; Parks, P. B. [General Atomics] [General Atomics; Rasmussen, David A [ORNL] [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Development of scintillation materials for medical imaging and other applications  

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Scintillation materials that produce pulses of visible light in response to the absorption of energetic photons neutrons and charged particles are widely used in various applications that require the detection of radiation. The discovery and development of new scintillators has accelerated in recent years due in large part to their importance in medical imaging as well as in security and high energy physics applications. Better understanding of fundamental scintillation mechanisms as well as the roles played by defects and impurities have aided the development of new high performance scintillators for both gamma-ray and neutron detection. Although single crystals continue to dominate gamma-ray based imaging techniques composite materials and transparent optical ceramics potentially offer advantages in terms of both synthesis processes and scintillation performance. A number of promising scintillator candidates have been identified during the last few years and several are currently being actively developed for commercial production. Purification and control of raw materials and cost effective crystal growth processes can present significant challenges to the development of practical new scintillation materials.

C. L. Melcher

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Fuel cell systems for personal and portable power applications  

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Fuel cells are devices that electrochemically convert fuel, usually hydrogen gas, to directly produce electricity. Fuel cells were initially developed for use in the space program to provide electricity and drinking water for astronauts. Fuel cells are under development for use in the automobile industry to power cars and buses with the advantage of lower emissions and higher efficiency than internal combustion engines. Fuel cells also have great potential to be used in portable consumer products like cellular phones and laptop computers, as well as military applications. In fact, any products that use batteries can be powered by fuel cells. In this project, we examine fuel cell system trade-offs between fuel cell type and energy storage/hydrogen production for portable power generation. The types of fuel cells being examined include stored hydrogen PEM (polymer electrolyte), direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC) and indirect methanol fuel cells, where methanol is reformed producing hydrogen. These fuel cells systems can operate at or near ambient conditions, which make them potentially optimal for use in manned personal power applications. The expected power production for these systems is in the range of milliwatts to 500 watts of electrical power for either personal or soldier field use. The fuel cell system trade-offs examine hydrogen storage by metal hydrides, carbon nanotubes, and compressed hydrogen tanks. We examine the weights each system, volume, fuel storage, system costs, system peripherals, power output, and fuel cell feasibility in portable devices.

Fateen, S. A. (Shaheerah A.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

NP Spinoff Applications  

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benefits-of-np/spinoff-applications/ The benefits-of-np/spinoff-applications/ The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. en {E2B4AF1B-93AA-4FC1-9D32-02D3DDE2C9C6}http://science.energy.gov/np/highlights/2013/np-2013-08-a/ Massive Energy Storage in Semiconductors (SMES) Novel high temperature superconductor magnet technology charts new territory.

329

Surety applications in transportation  

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Infrastructure surety can make a valuable contribution to the transportation engineering industry. The lessons learned at Sandia National Laboratories in developing surety principles and technologies for the nuclear weapons complex and the nuclear power industry hold direct applications to the safety, security, and reliability of the critical infrastructure. This presentation introduces the concepts of infrastructure surety, including identification of the normal, abnormal, and malevolent threats to the transportation infrastructure. National problems are identified and examples of failures and successes in response to environmental loads and other structural and systemic vulnerabilities are presented. The infrastructure surety principles developed at Sandia National Laboratories are described. Currently available technologies including (a) three-dimensional computer-assisted drawing packages interactively combined with virtual reality systems, (b) the complex calculational and computational modeling and code-coupling capabilities associated with the new generation of supercomputers, and (c) risk-management methodologies with application to solving the national problems associated with threats to the critical transportation infrastructure are discussed.

Matalucci, R.V.; Miyoshi, D.S.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Land application of sludge  

SciTech Connect

This book is the proceedings of a workshop held in Las Vegas, NV in 1985 entitled Effects of Sewage Sludge Quality and Soil Properties on Plant Uptake of Sludge-Applied Trace Constituents. The workshop was in response to the need to utilize the most current available information in the development of regulations and criteria to safely apply and manage the land application of municipal sewage sludge. The participants were undoubtedly the most knowledgeable of this subject matter, and were divided into five separate but related task groups. The groups addressed the following sludge-related topics: (1) role of soil properties on accumulation of trace element by crops; (2) role of sludge properties on accumulation of trace elements by crops; (3) influence of long-term application on accumulation of trace elements by crops; (4) transfer of trace elements to the food chain, and (5) effects of trace organics in agroecosystems and their risk assessment to humans. The text, therefore, parallels those of the results of the task groups. The five main chapters followed a similar format, i.e., having an introduction section, a comprehensive literature review, discussion of recent and current data, and synthesis of the most relevant information.

Page, A.L.; Logan, T.J.; Ryan, J.A. (eds.)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Applications for Certification (Contracting) | Department of...  

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Contracting) Applications for Certification (Contracting) Application FAC-C Level I.pdf Application FAC-C Level II.pdf Application FAC-C Level III.pdf More Documents & Publications...

332

ENG Form 4345 Application | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ENG Form 4345 Application Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- Permit ApplicationPermit Application: ENG Form 4345 ApplicationLegal...

333

Ion cyclotron and lower hybrid arrays applicable to current drive in fusion reactors  

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This paper presents concepts for Ion Cyclotron and Lower Hybrid Current Drive arrays applicable to fusion reactors and based on periodically loaded line power division. It is shown that, in large arrays, such as the ones proposed for fusion reactor applications, these schemes can offer, in principle, a number of practical advantages, compared with currently adopted ones, such as in-blanket operation at significantly reduced power density, lay out suitable for water cooling, single ended or balanced power feed, simple and load independent impedance matching In addition, a remote and accurate real time measurement of the complex impedance of all array elements as well as detection, location, and measurement of the complex admittance of a single arc occurring anywhere in the structure is possible.

Bosia, G.; Ragona, R. [Department of Physics, Universit di Torino (Italy); Helou, W.; Goniche, M.; Hillaret, J. [CEA/DSM/IRFM F-13 108 St Paul Les Durance (France)

2014-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

334

Graphene and Graphene Oxide: Biofunctionalization and Applications...  

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and Graphene Oxide: Biofunctionalization and Applications in Biotechnology. Graphene and Graphene Oxide: Biofunctionalization and Applications in Biotechnology. Abstract: Graphene...

335

Materials Applications of Photoelectron Emission Microscopy....  

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Applications of Photoelectron Emission Microscopy. Materials Applications of Photoelectron Emission Microscopy. Abstract: Photoelectron emission microscopy (PEEM) is a versatile...

336

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Materials Applications and Performance...  

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Photovoltaics Research Printable Version Materials Applications & Performance Staff The materials applications & performance staff members at the National Renewable Energy...

337

RADIATION APPLICATIONS INCORPORATED  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

. <' ," . . * . RADIATION APPLICATIONS INCORPORATED . 370 Lexl.ngton Avenue New York 17# New York jq.5' L- Contract No. A T (30-l)-2093 with the United States Atom ic Energy Commission F O A M SEPARATION Progress Report for March, 1959 Abstract Appreciable cesium enrichment in the foam has been obtained using the system sodium tetraphenyl boron-Geigy reagent. Enrichment ratios varied from 1.5 to 3.5 depending upon operating conditions. The en- richment appears to depend on the ratio of the sodium tetraphenyl boron to Geigy reagent rather than on the absolute values of the indi- vidual concentrations. Further experiments are being conducted to verify and extend the range of results. Continuous countercurrent column operation has been continued.

338

Environmental applications of enzymes  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Enzymatic processes fall between the two traditional categories of chemical and biological treatment systems since they involve chemical reactions based on the action of biological catalysts. A variety of enzymes from plants and microorganisms have been reported to play important roles in an array of waste treatment applications. Before the full potential of enzymes may be realized, a number of significant issues remain to be addressed. These include: development of low-cost sources of enzymes in quantities that are required at the industrial scale; demonstration of the feasibility of utilizing the enzymes efficiently under the conditions encountered during wastewater treatment; characterization of reaction products and assessment of their impact on downstream processes or on the environment into which they are released; and identification of methods for the disposal of solid residues, among others.

Jim A. Nicell

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

(Gas discharges and applications)  

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The traveler attended the Ninth International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications, which was held in Venice, Italy, on September 19--23, 1988; presented two papers, (1) Ion Chemistry in SF{sub 6} Corona'' and (2) Production of S{sub 2}F{sub 10} by SF{sub 6} Spark Discharge''; and participated in numerous discussions with conference participants on gas discharges related to his work on SF{sub 6}. The traveler visited the Centre de Physique Atomique at the University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, France, to discuss with Dr. J. Casanovas his work on SF{sub 6} decomposition. Following that visit, the traveler visited the Laboratoire de Photoelectricite at the University of Dijon to discuss with Dr. J.-P. Goudonnet his work on surface studies and on the use of tunneling electron spectroscopy for the chemical analysis of surfaces.

Sauers, I.

1988-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

340

Dynamic load balancing of applications  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An application-level method for dynamically maintaining global load balance on a parallel computer, particularly on massively parallel MIMD computers. Global load balancing is achieved by overlapping neighborhoods of processors, where each neighborhood performs local load balancing. The method supports a large class of finite element and finite difference based applications and provides an automatic element management system to which applications are easily integrated.

Wheat, Stephen R. (Albuquerque, NM)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microfluidicsfrom fundamental research to industrial applications  

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The advance of microfluidics started in the early 1980s. At the time, researchers realized that many processes and reactions in chemistry and biology, which typically take place on small length scales, can be defined, controlled and understood much better when using tools on equally small length scales. Reactions and reaction kinetics rely on (gradual) concentration differences and microfluidics provides the unique possibility to establish exactly such gradients of solutes, ion concentrations, pH value and so on. Nowadays the variety of specific microfluidic methods is large. In principle, they can be divided into two groups: (i) monophase flow, where miscible (e.g. aqueous) fluids are mixed, mostly by diffusion owing to the laminar flow on small length scales and (ii) multiphase flow, the most prominent example of which is probably droplet microfluidics, where water-in-oil or oil-in-water emulsions are used to encapsulate chemical or biological systems and separate them from each other, much like in 'micron-scale test tubes'. Now, 30 years later, microfluidic techniques are seriously considered for industrial applications, although some important steps in the upscaling process are still missing. The purpose of this special issue is to shed light on the different aspects in microfluidics research starting from fundamental research reaching all the way to industrial applications. The study by Toma and co-workers takes advantage of the controlled diffusive mixing when co-flowing aqueous, miscible solutions. They combine microfluidics with optical, spectroscopic and scattering techniques to study DNA packing. Nunes et al review the different regimes when replacing one of the fluids by an oil phase and varying flow rates and device geometries with a particular emphasis on using multiphase microfluidics for synthesis of particles or fibres. Going into the third dimension by fabricating microfluidic devices with several layers, producing emulsions can also be achieved by so-called 'step emulsification', the physical mechanisms behind which are described by Dangla et al. Tran and co-workers move a considerable step towards applicability of water-in-oil emulsions for biological research and review ultrahigh-throughput methods used for bio-assays. The article by Lagus et al focuses this topic specifically on single-cell experiments. Whereas it is very popular to use emulsions with drop sizes of a few tens of micrometers as 'tiny test tubes' they may also serve as templates for materials fabrication. Gundabala and co-workers combine both aspects by producing so-called 'celloidosomes', which consist of liquid drops decorated with yeast cells at the outer interface. Wang et al fabricate microcrawlers that can be thermally set in motion. Finally, Holtze gives a perspective on the possibility to upscale and apply such methods in industry. The choice of papers shows the wide and diverse applicability of microfluidics in various fields of research. While microfluidics started out as a 'niche' technique for very specific applications and as a tool in fundamental soft and biological matter research, the advancements made during recent years promise further progress in the chemical industry, biomedicine and pharmacology. Advantages such as low sample consumption, single cell accessibility and controlled experimental parameters in general may in the future be exploited for real industrial sized applications. In Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics we find a journal that is ideally positioned to give applied microfluidics research a wide readership across many disciplines. In the publication of this special issue we hope to inspire and encourage microfluidics researchers, and to promote interdisciplinary collaborations. We would like to thank all of the authors for their excellent contributions to this special issue.

Sarah Kster

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Microsoft Word - Application.doc  

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Bonneville Power Administration Tribal Capacity Building Grant Program SolicitationRequest for Applications February 14, 2014 Program Goals and Objectives The Bonneville Power...

343

Ridefinders Application | Department of Energy  

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Form used to participate in the Ridefinders initiative. Form is submitted to the Transportation Coordinator. Ridefinders Application More Documents & Publications DOE HQ F 3780.2...

344

Emerging Applications of Wireless Technologies  

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...Smart Grid is another example of application using wireless technology that has the potential of subtle ... which improve generation, distribution, and delivery of electricity. The current electricity grids ...

Jan Kruys; Luke Qian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

ANL Beams and Applications Seminar  

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Argonne Beams & Applications Seminar Search APS ... Search Argonne Home > Argonne Home > Advanced Photon Source > Seminar Archive 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003...

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Future Applications Monitor Critical Structures  

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Future Applications · Monitor Critical Structures ­ Bridges, dams, pipelines, power integrity for rescue efforts ­ Expendable for unstable conditions ­ Power system repair ­ Firefighting

Huston, Dryver R.

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Project Application: Lie Theory and Applications Short description  

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Project Application: Lie Theory and Applications Short description Several lines of investigation. Approximations procedures on regular Fr´echet Lie groups aiming towards solving certain non-linear partial differential equations. We want to apply a new approximation procedure to nonlinear partial differential

Michor, Peter W.

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Application: U.S. Educated Lawyers* Application Deadlines  

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) March 1 ­ Fall Semester (August) A complete application includes: Application Official law school statement that serves as a writing sample and states the reason for pursing an advanced law degree Questions? llm@uh.edu Graduate Legal Studies Phone: 713-743-2890 100 Law Center Houston, Tx. 77204

Azevedo, Ricardo

349

Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation:  

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Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: An Evaluation of the State of the Field in 2002 A BioSync Report. Issued by the Structural Biology Synchrotron users Organization, October, 2002. 2 Table of Contents: Introduction .................................................................................................... 3 Abbreviations .................................................................................................. 5 Executive Summary ......................................................................................... 6 General Concerns ............................................................................................ 9 Synchrotron operations and maintenance ............................................... 9 NSLS, CHESS and the geographical distribution of beam lines

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GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS COLLABORATIVE PROJECT  

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i GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS NMP COLLABORATIVE PROJECT FP7-NMP-2010-EU-USA Further copies of this Guide-site: http://cordis.europa.eu/ #12;NMP Guide for Applicants: Collaborative projects FP7-NMP-2010-EU-USA i-stage submission procedures. The main part of this Guide (sections 1 to 5) is common to all such calls. Information

Milano-Bicocca, Università

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GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS COLLABORATIVE PROJECT  

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i GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS HEALTH COLLABORATIVE PROJECT Call identifier: FP7-HEALTH-2010-Alternative: Collaborative projects FP7-HEALTH-2010-Alternative-Testing i About this Guide This is version number 4 of the FP7 Guide for Applicants for calls using single-stage submission procedures. The main part

Milano-Bicocca, Università

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GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS COLLABORATIVE PROJECT  

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i GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS NMP COLLABORATIVE PROJECT FP7-NMP-2010-EU-Mexico Further copies the following web-site: http://cordis.europa.eu/ #12;NMP Guide for Applicants: Collaborative projects FP7-NMP using single-stage submission procedures. The main part of this Guide (sections 1 to 5) is common to all

Milano-Bicocca, Università

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STUDENT HEARING BOARD 20132014 APPLICATION  

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UMBC STUDENT HEARING BOARD 2013­2014 APPLICATION INTEGRITY,CIVILITY,&CONDUCT:FOSTERINGASAFECAMPUSCOMMUNITY #12;UMBC STUDENT HEARING BOARD I 2013­2014 APPLICATION To serve the UMBC community and the individual student by specifying behavioral standards, and by establishing a fair and efficient process

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STUDENT HEARING BOARD 20122013 APPLICATION  

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UMBC STUDENT HEARING BOARD 2012­2013 APPLICATION INTEGRITY,CIVILITY,&CONDUCT:FOSTERINGASAFECAMPUSCOMMUNITY #12;UMBC STUDENT HEARING BOARD I 2012­2013 APPLICATION To serve the UMBC community and the individual student by specifying behavioral standards, and by establishing a fair and efficient process

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

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REPORT ON THE APPLICANT The Report on the Applicant (Referee Letter) is a critical part of the NSERC application.  

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REPORT ON THE APPLICANT · The Report on the Applicant (Referee Letter) is a critical part of the NSERC application. · Two are required for each application. · The report cannot be completed% Communication, Interpersonal and Leadership Abilities 20% 20% NSERC ­ Report on Applicant (Referee Report) 1 #12

Haykin, Simon

356

Applying Quantum Principles to Psychology  

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This article starts out with a detailed example illustrating the utility of applying quantum probability to psychology. Then it describes several alternative mathematical methods for mapping fundamental quantum concepts (such as state preparation, measurement, state evolution) to fundamental psychological concepts (such as stimulus, response, information processing). For state preparation, we consider both pure states and densities with mixtures. For measurement, we consider projective measurements and positive operator valued measurements. The advantages and disadvantages of each method with respect to applications in psychology are discussed.

Jerome R Busemeyer; Zheng Wang; Andrei Khrennikov; Irina Basieva

2014-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Density functional approaches to collective phenomena in nuclei: Time-dependent density-functional theory for perturbative and non-perturbative nuclear dynamics  

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We present the basic concepts and our recent developments in the density functional approaches with the Skyrme functionals for describing nuclear dynamics at low energy. The time-dependent density-functional theory (TDDFT) is utilized for the exact linear response with an external perturbation. For description of collective dynamics beyond the perturbative regime, we present a theory of a decoupled collective submanifold to describe for a slow motion based on the TDDFT. Selected applications are shown to demonstrate the quality of their performance and feasibility. Advantages and disadvantages in the numerical aspects are also discussed.

Takashi Nakatsukasa

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 21 - Development of Lightweight Sustainable Electric Motors  

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Abstract There are two ways to manufacture components and devices, the top-down and bottom-up processes. Each process has its advantages and disadvantages. In our group, the bottom-up process was selected to build up electromagnetic devices using nanoscale materials in a series of steps. The design of a lightweight electric motor is described based on using nanoscale materials. Development of the motor is work in progress and various processes and results are described. There are several potential applications for lightweight sustainable electric motors. One billion electric motors are produced in the world each year.

Brad Ruff; Weifeng Li; Rajiv Venkatasubramanian; David Mast; Anshuman Sowani; Mark Schulz; Timothy J. Harned

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On Programming Models for Service-Level High Availability  

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This paper provides an overview of existing programming models for service-level high availability and investigates their differences, similarities, advantages, and disadvantages. Its goal is to help to improve reuse of code and to allow adaptation to quality of service requirements by using a uniform programming model description. It further aims at encouraging a discussion about these programming models and their provided quality of service, such as availability, performance, serviceability, usability, and applicability. Within this context, the presented research focuses on providing high availability for services running on head and service nodes of high-performance computing systems.

Engelmann, Christian [ORNL; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL; Leangsuksun, Chokchai [ORNL; He, X. [Tennessee Technological University

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Flying height adjustment technologies for high-density magnetic recording  

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The flying height adjustment technology becomes important to achieve the stable ultra low flying height for recording density 1 Tb/in in hard disk drive. The possible approaches towards flying height adjustment, advantages and disadvantages of different adjusting methods are discussed. Finally, the flying stability of thermal actuated slider is studied taking into account the short-range interaction forces. It is noticed that the flying height of thermal actuated slider is less sensitive to the short-range interactions than the normal slider and can sustain larger shocks. The thermal actuated flying height adjusting technology is more suitable for ultra-low flying height applications.

Mingsheng Zhang; Bo Liu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality metrics for intranet applications  

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As the number of intranet application increases, software developers face a new software paradigm and possibly a new set of quality requirement. The work discussed here attempts to identify practical software metrics for intranet applications. The six software quality characteristics and 32 quality sub-characteristics of the Extended ISO model are used as a basis to identify the key quality characteristics of intranet applications. From the results of a user survey, three key quality characteristics are identified; they are reliability, functionality, and efficiency. Five sub-characteristics (availability, accuracy, security, suitability and time behaviour) are found to be the key attributes of intranet applications. Finally, a set of three metrics is developed. In order to verify their validity and applicability to intranet projects, an experiment was performed by computing these metrics in five intranet applications. The metric values were then compared with the results from a user satisfaction survey. The metric values and the survey results were closely correlated; a larger score in software metrics leads to a higher user satisfaction score. It is very likely that these software metrics can effectively reflect the quality of an intranet application.

Hareton K.N. Leung

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application for Graduate Admission Supplementary Application Advanced Engineering Programs  

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061) Nuclear Engineering (online) (Z050) Project Management (Z063) Project Management (online) (Z040) Materials Science and Engineering (PMMS) Mechanical Engineering (PMME) Nuclear Engineering (online) (MENUApplication for Graduate Admission Supplementary Application ­ Advanced Engineering Programs Please

Rubloff, Gary W.

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An Investigation of the Applicability and Limitations of the ORNL Expanded Plug Test  

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The expanded plug test technique for measuring the circumferential tensile properties of irradiated nuclear fuel cladding was developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and has been used successfully in several applications. The primary advantage of this technique over other procedures is its simplicity for application in the complex hot cell environment. During the development stage, efforts were made to both qualify the technique as much as possible regarding its experimental application and to develop and validate the data reduction procedures. However, since this is a new technique, the technical community is cautious in adopting a procedure that has not been fully vetted. The purpose of this effort was to address several baseline issues regarding the applicability of the technique and the precision of the use of experimental expanded ring load-deformation data to calculate material circumferential stress-strain properties. The tests performed, in conjunction with the developed data reduction procedures, demonstrate good reliability in the prediction of ring material stress-strain behavior for several materials of widely different strengths.

McAfee, Wallace J. [ORNL] [ORNL; Hemrick, James G. [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Phenylnaphthalenes as Heat Transfer Fluids for High Temperature Energy Applications  

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The thermodynamic properties of 1- and 2-phenyl substituted polyaromatic hydrocarbons have been measured and estimated under conditions relevant to heat transport applications almost to the critical point. Densities, vapor pressures, and heat capacity measurements were used to derive critical temperature, pressure and density for the phenylnaphthalenes. The thermal and radiolytic stability of 1-phenylnaphthalene was examined using thermogravimetric analysis, differential scanning calorimetery, and gamma irradiation. Low vapor pressure and resistance to thermal decomposition may make phenylnaphthalenes suitable for heat transfer applications involving parabolic solar collectors. In particular, 1-phenylnaphthalene has an advantage over high temperature inorganic salts for applications up to 800 K because it is a liquid at temperatures at or close to ambient. Thermal cycling would have to be restricted to temperatures below the critical point to avoid degradation of the fluid. Radiation stability was also tested by a 100 kGy irradiation of 1-phenylnaphthalene in a Co-60 irradiator. NMR analysis indicated 1.7 mol.% degradation, which although lower than observed for tributylphosphate/kerosene benchmark fluids for nuclear applications, is higher than that seen in imidazolium ionic liquids.

McFarlane, Joanna [ORNL; Luo, Huimin [ORNL; Garland, Marc A [ORNL; Steele, William V. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In Situ Remediation Integrated Program. In situ physical/chemical treatment technologies for remediation of contaminated sites: Applicability, developing status, and research needs  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) In Situ Remediation Integrated Program (ISR IP) was established in June 1991 to facilitate the development and implementation of in situ remediation technologies for environmental restoration within the DOE complex. Within the ISR IP, four subareas of research have been identified: (1) in situ containment, (2) in situ physical/chemical treatment (ISPCT), (3) in situ bioremediation, and (4) subsurface manipulation/electrokinetics. Although set out as individual focus areas, these four are interrelated, and successful developments in one will often necessitate successful developments in another. In situ remediation technologies are increasingly being sought for environmental restoration due to the potential advantages that in situ technologies can offer as opposed to more traditional ex situ technologies. These advantages include limited site disruption, lower cost, reduced worker exposure, and treatment at depth under structures. While in situ remediation technologies can offer great advantages, many technology gaps exist in their application. This document presents an overview of ISPCT technologies and describes their applicability to DOE-complex needs, their development status, and relevant ongoing research. It also highlights research needs that the ISR IP should consider when making funding decisions.

Siegrist, R.L.; Gates, D.D.; West, O.R.; Liang, L.; Donaldson, T.L.; Webb, O.F.; Corder, S.L.; Dickerson, K.S.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Insights into future mobile multimedia applications  

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In the last five years, mobile network applications have been characterized by the following multimedia applications: e-mail, web browsing, games, video-clip & music download, and multimedia mail. Those are early applications, in the emerging 3G mobile ...

Minoru Etoh

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Deployment-Based security for grid applications  

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Increasing complexity of distributed applications and commodity of resources through grids are making harder the task of deploying those applications. There is a clear need for a versatile deployment of distributed applications. In the same time, a security ...

Isabelle Attali; Denis Caromel; Arnaud Contes

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Designing Distributed Applications with Mobile Code Paradigms  

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Designing Distributed Applications with Mobile Code Paradigms Antonio Carzaniga Politecnico di the selection of the correct paradigm for a given distributed application. Keywords Mobile code, design with the design of distributed applications, that aims at identifying the distributable components

Carzaniga, Antonio

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Grid Applications for Energy Storage  

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Applications for Energy Storage Applications for Energy Storage Flow Cells for Energy Storage Workshop Washington DC 7-8 March 2012 Joe Eto jheto@lbl.gov (510) 486-7284 Referencing a Recent Sandia Study,* This Talk Will: Describe and illustrate selected grid applications for energy storage Time-of-use energy cost management Demand charge management Load following Area Regulation Renewables energy time shift Renewables capacity firming Compare Sandia's estimates of the economic value of these applications to the Electricity Storage Association's estimates of the capital costs of energy storage technologies *Eyer, J. and G. Corey. Energy Storage for the Electricity Grid: Benefits and Market Potential Assessment Guide. February 2010. SAND2010-0815 A Recent Sandia Study Estimates the Economic

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Hardware Sizing for Software Application  

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, in real-life there is a need to predict the capacity when budgeting hardware, assessing technical risk, validating technical architecture, sizing packaged applications, predicting production system capacity requirements, and calculating the cost...

Swaminathan, Ganesh

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

371

Calibrating Pesticide Application Ground Equipment  

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This pocket-sized guide gives step-by-step instructions for calibrating ground sprayers. Tables provide instructions, examples and sample formulas for determining speed of application, flow rate and the amount of pesticide to add to the tank....

Shaw, Bryan W.

2000-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

372

Eigenmode analysis for turbomachinery applications  

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Eigenmode analysis for turbomachinery applications Pierre Moinier , Michael B. Giles Oxford-processing and for the construction of non-reflecting boundary conditions. Introduction Turbomachinery flows are approximately time

Giles, Mike

373

Localization of eigenvalues with applications  

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LOCALIZATION OF EIGENVALUES WITH APPLICATIONS A Thesis by CHARLOTTE NYQUIST DE SPIEGEL Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1975... Major Subject: Mathematics LOCALIZATION OP EIGENVALUES WITH APPLICATIONS A Thesis by CHARLOTTE NYQUIST DE SPIEGEL Approved as to style and content by: ca% (Head of Department) gr (Member (Memb a (g December 1975 AB STRACT Localization...

Spiegel, Charlotte Nyquist de

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

6 - Enterprise Web Application Testing  

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A robust software testing strategy is essential for bulletproofing an enterprise application and for a quality delivery within the planned cost and quality. We have seen some testing strategies specific to scalability, availability, and performance in previous chapters. This chapter complements those testing methodologies by elaborating on testing best practices and testing methodologies that can be adopted for testing enterprise web applications. Creating a rock-solid testing strategy is a creative and multi-dimensional effort requiring intricate knowledge of the domain, technology, and scenario in which the end user operates. With the emergence of various enterprise web technologies, traditional testing methods fall short of meeting various end-user expectations. This chapter focuses on the challenges with testing in general and web testing methods in particular. The chapter then lays out the critical success factors for a sound testing strategy in enterprise application testing. It provides novel end-to-end software testing methodologies, starting from the testing estimation model, up through postproduction for enterprise web applications. The key pillars of the testing strategy proposed in this chapter are based on user-centric, complete validation, automation, proactive problem detection and prevention and performance focus (the UCAPP model). The chapter provides sample testing metrics, testing processes, for implementation of proposed testing strategy. The chapter also provides detailed insights from comprehensive analysis of successfully implemented enterprise web applications, software testing trends, and best practices implemented successfully in large-scale enterprise projects to achieve high availability in enterprise applications. The chapter provides enterprise testing principles with a special focus on enterprise web scenarios. In previous chapters, we saw the testing processes, best practices, and techniques applicable for each of the quality attributesscalability, availability, and performance. This chapter extends those concepts and covers the remaining aspects of testing such as testing principles, process, and techniques applicable to generic projects and enterprise web projects.

Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Engineered Microbes for Therapeutic Applications  

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Engineered Microbes for Therapeutic Applications ... While such a perspective is liberating in terms of the dogmas that are often associated with niche groups in science, we as synthetic biologists also acknowledge the responsibility that comes with the engineering approach. ... One of the holy grails in the application space is to engineer tumor-killing bacteria that can intelligently sense and deliver therapeutics in tumor environments inside of a host. ...

Jeff Hasty

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

376

Vortex Characterization for Engineering Applications  

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Realistic engineering simulation data often have features that are not optimally resolved due to practical limitations on mesh resolution. To be useful to application engineers, vortex characterization techniques must be sufficiently robust to handle realistic data with complex vortex topologies. In this paper, we present enhancements to the vortex topology identification component of an existing vortex characterization algorithm. The modified techniques are demonstrated by application to three realistic data sets that illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of our approach.

Jankun-Kelly, M; Thompson, D S; Jiang, M; Shannahan, B; Machiraju, R

2008-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

377

Efficient silicon micro-reactors for thermophotovoltaic applications  

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Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) systems passively generate electricity from the combustion of fuel. Although TPV conversion systems have advantages, they suffer from low efficiency. This thesis investigates different ways to ...

Araghchini, Mohammad

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Medical Applications of Non-Medical Research  

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Applications Applications Medical Applications of Non of Non - - Medical Research Medical Research Applications Derived from Applications Derived from BES BES - - Supported Research Supported Research and Research at BES Facilities and Research at BES Facilities Office of Basic Energy Sciences Office of Energy Research * U.S. Department of Energy July 1998 i Table of Contents The Office of Basic Energy Sciences ..............................................................................................1 1. DISEASE DIAGNOSIS.............................................................................................................1 Thin-Film Lithium Batteries for Biomedical Applications (ORNL)......................................1 Positron Emission Tomography (BNL)

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Slide 1  

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Storage Storage Technologies for Distributed Energy Resources and Other Electric Power Systems Short Course Sponsored by: NETL and NRCCE Morgantown, WV August 14-15,2003 Presented by: EPRI PEAC Corporation and Sandia National Laboratory 2 Course Outline I. End-use and Utility-grid Applications - Basic concepts, comparison of near-term applications II. Energy Storage Technology Overview - Advantage and disadvantages of technologies use for both short and long-term energy support III.R&D Activities, Technology, and Cost Considerations - Update on current research in DOE, CEC and other programs IV.Example Cases and Future Technology Applications - Performance comparisons, hybrid, and future applications 3 I. End-use and Utility-grid Applications Instructor Thomas Key, EPRI PEAC

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Modular PM Motor Drives for Automotive Traction Applications  

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This paper presents modular permanent magnet (PM) motor drives for automotive traction applications. A partially modularized drive system consisting of a single PM motor and multiple inverters is described. The motor has multiple three-phase stator winding sets and each winding set is driven with a separate three-phase inverter module. A truly modularized inverter and motor configuration based on an axial-gap PM motor is then introduced, in which identical PM motor modules are mounted on a common shaft and each motor module is powered by a separate inverter module. The advantages of the modular approach for both inverter and motor include: (1) power rating scalability--one design meets different power requirements by simply stacking an adequate number of modules, thus avoiding redesigning and reducing the development cost, (2) increased fault tolerance, and (3) easy repairing. A prototype was constructed by using two inverters and an axial-gap PM motor with two sets of three-phase stat or windings, and it is used to assist the diesel engine in a hybrid electric vehicle converted from a Chevrolet Suburban. The effect of different pulse-width-modulation strategies for both motoring and regenerative modes on current control is analyzed. Torque and regenerative control algorithms are implemented with a digital signal processor. Analytical and initial testing results are included in the paper.

Su, G.J.

2001-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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A comprehensive study of electric propulsion system for vehicular application  

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Electrification of vehicular systems partial or complete has emerged as an attractive and sustainable alternative for futuristic transportation systems. This so-called electric vehicular technology (EVT) has engaged auto-manufacturers and researchers to primarily focus on fuel economy driving range performance and costs. These parameters are influenced by the design and performance of electric propulsion system (EPS) for vehicular application and its suitable integration with various electrical and mechanical apparatus. This paper primarily presents a comprehensive study of EPS. To present the study in synthesis a survey of important constituents of EPS is first carried out with techno-economic perspectives. Contemporary configurations of conventional and electrified vehicles are then discussed along with their respective advantages and limitations. EPS is considered to be the heart of EVT and therefore components of a standard EPS are discussed and comparative analyses are carried out in terms of present trends ongoing technological advancements and future challenges. In addition power flow control and management algorithms for EVT are also briefed.

Lalit Kumar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of Noble Gas Radiation Detectors to Counter?terrorism  

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Radiation detectors are essential tools in the detection analysis and disposition of potential terrorist devices containing hazardous radioactive and/or fissionable materials. For applications where stand?off distance and source shielding are limiting factors large detectors have advantages over small ones. The ability to distinguish between Special Nuclear Materials and false?positive signals from natural or man?made benign sources is also important. Ionization chambers containing compressed noble gases notably xenon and helium?3 can be scaled up to very large sizes improving the solid angle for acceptance of radiation from a distant source. Gamma spectrometers using Xe have a factor of three better energy resolution than NaI scintillators allowing better discrimination between radioisotopes. Xenon detectors can be constructed so as to have extremely low leakage currents enabling them to operate for long periods of time on batteries or solar cells. They are not sensitive to fluctuations in ambient temperature and are therefore suitable for deployment in outdoor locations. Position?sensitive 3He chambers have been built as large as 3000 cm2 and with spatial resolution of less than 1 mm. Combined with coded apertures made of cadmium they can be used to create images of thermal neutron sources. The natural background of spallation neutrons from cosmic rays generates a very low count rate so this instrument could be quite effective at identifying a man?made source such as a spontaneous fission source (Pu) in contact with a moderator (high explosive).

Peter E. Vanier; Leon Forman

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications for Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response...  

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Applications for Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team Program Are Due Feb. 6 Applications for Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team Program Are Due...

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Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications...  

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Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Large Wind Turbines Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Large Wind Turbines November...

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Enzymes with agriculture and biofuel applications | EMSL  

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Enzymes with agriculture and biofuel applications Enzymes with agriculture and biofuel applications Enzyme insights may help agriculture, biofuels Plant enzymes called Pols IV and...

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CA Surface Leasing Application | Open Energy Information  

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CA Surface Leasing Application Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Reference: CA Surface Leasing Application Published California State Lands...

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Section 15: Content of Compliance Recertification Application...  

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Content of Compliance Recertification Application(s) (40 CFR 194.15) United States Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Carlsbad Field Office Carlsbad, New Mexico...

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Hydro Research Program Seeking Graduate Student Applicants |...  

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Hydro Research Program Seeking Graduate Student Applicants Hydro Research Program Seeking Graduate Student Applicants December 18, 2014 - 3:37pm Addthis The Hydro Research...

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2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review...  

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2 Presentations 2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review - Day 2 Presentations The Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review included seven...

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2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review...  

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1 Presentations 2012 Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations The Advanced Applications Research & Development Peer Review included seven...

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Low Cost Titanium ? Propulsion Applications | Department of...  

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Applications Low Cost Titanium Propulsion Applications 2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer...

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EPA's Brownfields Application Website | Open Energy Information  

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Application Website Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: EPA's Brownfields Application Website Abstract This website provides information...

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Development of Liquid-Vapor Core Reactors with MHD Generator for Space Power and Propulsion Applications  

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Any reactor that utilizes fuel consisting of a fissile material in a gaseous state may be referred to as a gaseous core reactor (GCR). Studies on GCRs have primarily been limited to the conceptual phase, mostly due to budget cuts and program cancellations in the early 1970's. A few scientific experiments have been conducted on candidate concepts, primarily of static pressure fissile gas filling a cylindrical or spherical cavity surrounded by a moderating shell, such as beryllium, heavy water, or graphite. The main interest in this area of nuclear power generation is for space applications. The interest in space applications has developed due to the promise of significant enhancement in fuel utilization, safety, plant efficiency, special high-performance features, load-following capabilities, power conversion optimization, and other key aspects of nuclear power generation. The design of a successful GCR adapted for use in space is complicated. The fissile material studied in the pa st has been in a fluorine compound, either a tetrafluoride or a hexafluoride. Both of these molecules have an impact on the structural material used in the making of a GCR. Uranium hexafluoride as a fuel allows for a lower operating temperature, but at temperatures greater than 900K becomes essentially impossible to contain. This difficulty with the use of UF6 has caused engineers and scientists to use uranium tetrafluoride, which is a more stable molecule but has the disadvantage of requiring significantly higher operating temperatures. Gas core reactors have traditionally been studied in a steady state configuration. In this manner a fissile gas and working fluid are introduced into the core, called a cavity, that is surrounded by a reflector constructed of materials such as Be or BeO. These reactors have often been described as cavity reactors because the density of the fissile gas is low and criticality is achieved only by means of the reflector to reduce neutron leakage from the core. Still there are problems of containment since many of the proposed vessel materials such as W or Mo have high neutron cross sections making the design of a critical system difficult. There is also the possibility for a GCR to remain in a subcritical state, and by the use of a shockwave mechanism, increase the pressure and temperature inside the core to achieve criticality. This type of GCR is referred to as a shockwave-driven pulsed gas core reactor. These two basic designs were evaluated as advance concepts for space power and propulsion.

Samim Anghaie

2002-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications for cyber security - System and application monitoring  

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Standard network security measures are adequate for defense against external attacks. However, many experts agree that the greater threat is from internal sources. Insiders with malicious intentions can change controller instructions, change alarm thresholds, and issue commands to equipment which can damage equipment and compromise control system integrity. In addition to strict physical security the state of the system must be continually monitored. System and application monitoring goes beyond the capabilities of network security appliances. It will include active processes, operating system services, files, network adapters and IP addresses. The generation of alarms is a crucial feature of system and application monitoring. The alarms should be integrated to avoid the burden on operators of checking multiple locations for security violations. Tools for system and application monitoring include commercial software, free software, and ad-hoc tools that can be easily created. System and application monitoring is part of a 'defense-in-depth' approach to a control network security plan. Layered security measures prevent an individual security measure failure from being exploited into a successful security breach. Alarming of individual failures is essential for rapid isolation and correction of single failures. System and application monitoring is the innermost layer of this defense strategy. (authors)

Marron, J. E. [Invensys Process Systems, 33 Commercial Street, Foxboro, MA 02035 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

PIA - WEB Physical Security Major Application | Department of...  

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Physical Security Major Application PIA - WEB Physical Security Major Application PIA - WEB Physical Security Major Application PIA - WEB Physical Security Major Application More...

396

Why Brake-By-Wire (BBW) ? Advantages of BBW  

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Conventional Brake System http://www.conti-online.com #12;BBW Survey [ SKF (Motor + PGT +Ball Screw)] [ DELPHI (Motor + PGT +Ball Screw)] [Continental Teves (Motor + PGT + Roller Screw)] [Continental Teves installed at wheel] #12;Sectional Drawing of the Electromechanically Actuated Disk Brake From ITT Brake Pads Caliper

Yao, Bin

397

Biological processing in oscillatory baffled reactors: operation, advantages and potential  

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...optimized with respect to the chemical environment [72]; however...saccharification) using various chemical or biological methods, thereby...fermented into a variety of useful chemicals including ethanol and lactic...for using OBRs as a generic platform for culture of facultative...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

1 INTRODUCTION Because of the multiple advantages of simulation  

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growth in the computing power, computer simulation gives to- tally satisfiying results in terms in the virtual world proposed to the user, by visual and sound aspects or any kind of methods used in virtual of the use of crisis simulators. In France, the legislation concerning plants classified for environment

Boyer, Edmond

399

Wood-based Energy Technologies Michigan offers some significant advantages  

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-based bioenergy facilities: a large forest resource, good trans- portation systems, and access to the Great Lakes has grown rapidly around the world, with the largest markets in Europe. Pellets can be pressed using that is outside of the hot water grid or for sale to larger markets. Thermochemical and biochemical refining

400

The Advantages of Sealless Pumps in Heat Transfer Fluid Services  

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THE ADV ANTAGES OF SEALLESS PUMPS IN HEAT TRANSFER FLUID SERVICES Michael D. Smith Engineering Manager Sundstrand Fluid Handling Arvada, CO ABSTRACT The expectations for heat transfer fluid (HTF) system safety and reliability... of the issues which challenge mechanical seals. In addition, one type of sealless pump, the canned motor pump, raises the thermal efficiency of HTF systems. Waste heat from the drive motors of m'ost pumps is dissipated to the air. A shaft driven fan wastes...

Smith, M. D.

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401

Interruptible Power: An Economic Advantage to Industrial Users  

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Energy costs have increased rapidly during the last several years and there is every indication that these costs will continue to rise in real dollars. In certain parts of the country power availability will be limited and in other areas energy...

Reynolds, S. D.; Gardner, J. R.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Using and Measuring the Combined Heat and Power Advantage  

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Combined Heat and Power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, refers to the integration of thermal energy with power generation. CHP is a powerful energy conservation measure that has been identified as an important greenhouse gas reduction measure...

John, T.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Managing In-House Energy Resources for Competitive Advantage  

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that staff support functions within their companies are therefore inherently inefficient, and need to be jettisoned. Consequently, it has become fashionable to announce massive support function terminations, accompanied by wholesale "outsourcing" of the same...

Pavone, T.

404

Biological processing in oscillatory baffled reactors: operation, advantages and potential  

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...2 Chemical Engineering and Advanced...pharmaceuticals, fuel, health products...scale-up| 1. Introduction Bioprocessing...e.g. biodiesel formation...displace fossil fuels. J. Ind...base-catalysed biodiesel production...reactors. Fuel Processing...Chemical reaction engineering, 3rd edn...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Leveraging global operations innovation to create sustainable competitive advantage  

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High fixed costs and the emergence of globalization have forced traditional domestic automotive mass producers to the brink of bankruptcy. This thesis focuses on the global growth strategy of a Tier 1 automotive supplier ...

Storm, Andrew P. (Andrew Phillip)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

4 JULY/AUGUST 2006 BRANDINGCreating Intangible Competitive Advantages  

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positive associations between the product and the image. By the 19th century, product branding was being and is composed of two principal elements: brand awareness and brand image. Brand awareness is essentially consumers know that John Deere produces green and yellow tractors). Brand image correlates with the brand

407

www.bath.ac.uk The Bath Advantage  

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challenge for us but also a practical, unifying purpose. Departmental energy champions, resident students, and the wider campus community have all contributed to delivering an absolute reduction in our energy usage. University of Bath Energy also emerges as an increasingly strong theme linking the many and diverse

Burton, Geoffrey R.

408

Taking Advantage of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs...  

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

from Wells Fargo will get the view from the market. Jeff Pitkin of NYSERDA will give the New York Case Study. Brett Johnson of the Governor's Energy Office of Colorado will give...

409

The energy-cum-environment audit: Concept, approach and advantages  

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An energy audit is a fundamental step of the energy conservation programme in any industrial plant or energy consuming facility. An energy-cum-environment audit is an analogous step of a programme aimed at conser...

S. C. Bhattacharya

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Enrollees in Medicare Advantage Plans  

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...Quality Assurance. A previous study of black enrollees and white enrollees with cardiovascular disease or diabetes showed that disparities in annual testing of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and glycated hemoglobin levels were significantly narrowed between 1997 and 2003. Within most Medicare... In this sample of enrollees in Medicare HMOs, control of blood pressure, cholesterol, and glycated hemoglobin was better for whites than for blacks. Disparities in 2006 persisted in 2011, except in the West, where Kaiser Permanente plans closed the gap in these measurements.

Ayanian J.Z.Landon B.E.Newhouse J.P.Zaslavsky A.M.

2014-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

411

Advantages of improved timing accuracy in PET cameras using LSOscintillator  

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PET scanners based on LSO have the potential forsignificantly better coincidence timing resolution than the 6 ns fwhmtypically achieved with BGO. This study analyzes the performanceenhancements made possible by improved timing as a function of thecoincidence time resolution. If 500 ps fwhm coincidence timing resolutioncan be achieved in a complete PET camera, the following four benefits canbe realized for whole-body FDG imaging: 1) The random event rate can bereduced by using a narrower coincidence timing window, increasing thepeak NECR by~;50 percent. 2) Using time-of-flight in the reconstructionalgorithm will reduce the noise variance by a factor of 5. 3) Emissionand transmission data can be acquired simultaneously, reducing the totalscan time. 4) Axial blurring can be reduced by using time-of-flight todetermine the correct axial plane that each event originated from. Whiletime-of-flight was extensively studied in the 1980's, practical factorslimited its effectiveness at that time and little attention has been paidto timing in PET since then. As these potential improvements aresubstantial and the advent of LSO PET cameras gives us the means toobtain them without other sacrifices, efforts to improve PET timingshould resume after their long dormancy.

Moses, William W.

2002-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

412

Advantages of PDS Products Extreme flexibility that allows  

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Polysilicon doping o Solar cell #12;At diffusion temperature, the active component decomposes to form P2O5 and silicon wafers are edge-stacked perpendicular to the tube axis in cross-slotted furnace carriers. Gases°-1000°C for eight hours PH-1025: 1000°-1025 °C for four hours * See Technical Bulletin "Furnace Carriers

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Applications of high resolution ICP-AES in the nuclear industry  

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Application of high resolution ICP-AES to selected problems of importance in the nuclear industry is a growing field. The advantages in sample preparation time, waste minimization and equipment cost are considerable. Two examples of these advantages are presented in this paper, burnup analysis of spent fuel and analysis of major uranium isotopes. The determination of burnup, an indicator of fuel cycle efficiency, has been accomplished by the determination of {sup 139}La by high resolution inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (HR-ICP-AES). Solutions of digested samples of reactor fuel rods were introduced into a shielded glovebox housing an inductively coupled plasma (ICP) and the resulting atomic emission transmitted to a high resolution spectrometer by a 31 meter fiber optic bundle. Total and isotopic U determination by thermal ionization mass spectrometry (TIMS) is presented to allow for the calculation of burnup for the samples. This method of burnup determination reduces the time, material, sample handling and waste generated associated with typical burnup determinations which require separation of lanthanum from the other fission products with high specific activities. Work concerning an alternative burnup indicator, {sup 236}U, is also presented for comparison. The determination of {sup 235}U:{sup 238}U isotope ratios in U-Zr fuel alloys is also presented to demonstrate the versatility of HR-ICP-AES.

Johnson, S.G.; Giglio, J.J.; Goodall, P.S.; Cummings, D.G.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

SiC MODIFICATIONS TO MELCOR FOR SEVERE ACCIDENT ANALYSIS APPLICATIONS  

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The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) Light Water Reactor (LWR) Sustainability Program encompasses strategic research focused on improving reactor core economics and safety margins through the development of an advanced fuel cladding system. The Fuels Pathway within this program focuses on fuel system components outside of the fuel pellet, allowing for alteration of the existing zirconium-based clad system through coatings, addition of ceramic sleeves, or complete replacement (e.g. fully ceramic cladding). The DOE-NE Fuel Cycle Research & Development (FCRD) Advanced Fuels Campaign (AFC) is also conducting research on materials for advanced, accident tolerant fuels and cladding for application in operating LWRs. To aide in this assessment, a silicon carbide (SiC) version of the MELCOR code was developed by substituting SiC in place of Zircaloy in MELCORs reactor core oxidation and material property routines. The purpose of this development effort is to provide a numerical capability for estimating the safety advantages of replacing Zr-alloy components in LWRs with SiC components. This modified version of the MELCOR code was applied to the Three Mile Island (TMI-2) plant accident. While the results are considered preliminary, SiC cladding showed a dramatic safety advantage over Zircaloy cladding during this accident.

Brad J. Merrill; Shannon M Bragg-Sitton

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Comparison of an impedance heating system to mineral insulated heat trace for power tower applications  

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A non-conventional type of heating system is being tested at Sandia National Laboratories for solar thermal power tower applications. In this system, called impedance heating, electric current flows directly through the pipe to maintain the desired temperature. The pipe becomes the resistor where the heat is generated. Impedance heating has many advantages over previously used mineral insulated (MI) heat trace. An impedance heating system should be much more reliable than heat trace cable since delicate junctions and cabling are not used and the main component, a transformer, is inherently reliable. A big advantage of impedance heating is the system can be sized to rapidly heat up the piping to provide rapid response times necessary in cyclic power plants such as solar power towers. In this paper, experimental results from testing an impedance heating system are compared to MI heat trace. The authors found impedance heating was able to heat piping rapidly and effectively. There were not significant stray currents and impedance heating did not affect instrumentation.

Pacheco, J.E.; Kolb, W.J.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Solar sailing: mission applications and engineering challenges  

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...structures required for future solar-sail missions and for...indicated some missions where solar sailing is used to its optimum advantage. High-energy and/or long-duration missions are the key to solar sailing where it can...which will then lead to resources flowing towards the development...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Applications of terahertz spectroscopy to pharmaceutical sciences  

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...the best experimental procedures and provide maximum...the experiment. The technology is complex and requires...Implementing Process Analytical Technology Conf., 36 June 2003...advantages in sample handling? P. F. Taday. We...think that THz could be applied, for example, to looking...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Applications of low-cost radio-controlled airplanes to environmental restoration at Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

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The US DOE is endeavoring to clean up contamination created by the disposal of chemical and nuclear waste on the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR), Tennessee, with an emphasis on minimizing off-site migration of contaminated surface and ground water. The task is complicated by inadequate disposal records and by the complexity of the local geology. Remote sensing data, including aerial photography and geophysics, have played an important role in the ORR site characterization. Are there advantages to collecting remote sensing data using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV`s)? In this paper, I will discuss the applications of UAV`s being explored at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under the sponsorship of the Department of Energy`s Office of Science and technology. These applications are : aerial photography, magnetic mapping, and Very Low Frequency (VLF) electromagnetic mapping.

Nyquist, J.E.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Assessing Transportation Disadvantage and Public Transportation Opportunites in Rural Ontario: A Case Study of Huron County .  

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??In virtually all rural areas in Ontario the limited transportation alternatives means that rural residents without access to a personal vehicle are at great risk (more)

Marr, Eric

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

PROJECT BUILD An effort to build working relationships between Syracuse University and disadvantaged  

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PROJECT BUILD An effort to build working relationships between Syracuse University different approaches: 1. Projects bid only by MBE/WBE's: SU invites MBE/WBE's to bid on projects without competition from majority companies. These projects allow MBE/WBE's to begin a professional relationship

Mather, Patrick T.

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http://hpc.sagepub.com Computing Applications  

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.1177/1094342007085025 2008; 22; 33International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications and ?mit ?atalyürek Chow://www.sagepublications.com can be found at:International Journal of High Performance Computing ApplicationsAdditional services/L APPLICATIONS The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, Volume 22, No. 1, Spring

Duisburg-Essen, Universität

422

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS MS-EPS APPLICANT INFORMATION  

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SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS MS-EPS APPLICANT INFORMATION PERSONAL INFORMATION (please type or print application requirements, applicants to the Master of Science in Environmental Policy Studies (MS-EPS) program applicants must submit a Personal Statement that outlines how the MS-EPS program will meet a candidate

Bieber, Michael

423

Superior Energy Performance Enrollment and Application Forms...  

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

Superior Energy Performance Enrollment and Application Forms for Industry Version: 12-9-2013 Contents Overview ......

424

Journey to Leadership Certificate Program Application  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Application packet for Journey to Leadership Certificate Program Pilot course, includes description.

425

Photophoretic levitation of engineered aerosols for geoengineering  

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...W. Keith Energy and Environmental...space-based solar scattering...The salient advantage of sulfate aerosols...instrument. Disadvantages of sulfates...concentrating solar power systems...higher energy than molecules...solving the energy balance equation...ratio of solar-spectrum to thermal-spectrum...two of the disadvantages of stratospheric...

David W. Keith

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Medical applications of synchrotron radiation  

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Ever since the first diagnostic x-ray was done in the United States on February 3, 1896, the application of ionizing radiation to the field of medicine has become increasingly important. Both in clinical medicine and basic research the use of x-rays for diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy is now widespread. Radiography, angiography, CAT and PETT scanning, mammography, and nuclear medicine are all examples of technologies developed to image the human anatomy. In therapeutic applications, both external and internal sources of radiation are applied to the battle against cancer. The development of dedicated synchrotron radiation sources has allowed exciting advances to take place in many of these applications. The new sources provide tunable, high-intensity monochromatic beams over a wide range of energies which can be tailored to specific programmatic needs. This paper surveys those areas of medical research in which synchrotron radiation facilities are actively involved.

Thomlinson, W.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Medical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation  

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Ever since the first diagnostic x-ray was done in the United States on February 3, 1896, the application of ionizing radiation to the field of medicine has become increasingly important. Both in clinical medicine and basic research the use of x-rays for diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy is now widespread. Radiography, angiography, CAT and PETT scanning, mammography, and nuclear medicine are all examples of technologies developed to image the human anatomy. In therapeutic applications, both external and internal sources of radiation are applied to the battle against cancer. The development of dedicated synchrotron radiation sources has allowed exciting advances to take place in many of these applications. The new sources provide tunable, high-intensity monochromatic beams over a wide range of energies which can be tailored to specific programmatic needs. This paper surveys those areas of medical research in which synchrotron radiation facilities are actively involved.

Thomlinson, W.

1991-10-00T23:59:59.000Z

428

Application of Spray Foam Insulation Under Plywood and OSB Roof Sheathing (Fact Sheet), Building America Case Study: Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes, Building Technologies Office (BTO)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Application of Spray Foam Application of Spray Foam Insulation Under Plywood and OSB Roof Sheathing PROJECT aPPliCaTiON Construction: Existing homes with unvented cathedralized roofs. Type: Residential Climate Zones: All TEam mEmbERs Building Science Corporation www.buildingscience.com BASF www.basf.com Dow Chemical Company www.dow.com Honeywell http://honeywell.com Icynene www.icynene.com COdE COmPliaNCE 2012 International Code Council, International Residential Code Spray polyurethane foams (SPFs) have advantages over alternative insulation methods because they provide air sealing in complex assemblies, particularly roofs. Spray foam can provide the thermal, air, and vapor control layers in both new and retrofit construction. Unvented roof strategies with open cell and

429

Comments for Planning Application 13/00832/FUL Application Summary  

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of area - Height of proposal - Light - daylight/sunlight - On-street parking Comment:4 Walton Street application will deprive the south side of the street of light to a far greater degree than is at present Address: Former Ruskin College Site Walton Street Oxford Oxfordshire Proposal: Redevelopment of existing

Flynn, E. Victor

430

A Multi-Model Approach for Uncertainty Propagation and Model Calibration in CFD Applications  

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Proper quantification and propagation of uncertainties in computational simulations are of critical importance. This issue is especially challenging for CFD applications. A particular obstacle for uncertainty quantifications in CFD problems is the large model discrepancies associated with the CFD models used for uncertainty propagation. Neglecting or improperly representing the model discrepancies leads to inaccurate and distorted uncertainty distribution for the Quantities of Interest. High-fidelity models, being accurate yet expensive, can accommodate only a small ensemble of simulations and thus lead to large interpolation errors and/or sampling errors; low-fidelity models can propagate a large ensemble, but can introduce large modeling errors. In this work, we propose a multi-model strategy to account for the influences of model discrepancies in uncertainty propagation and to reduce their impact on the predictions. Specifically, we take advantage of CFD models of multiple fidelities to estimate the model ...

Wang, Jian-xun; Xiao, Heng

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Fabrication of Biomimetically Patterned Surfaces and Their Application to Probing PlantBacteria Interactions  

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Fabrication of Biomimetically Patterned Surfaces and Their Application to Probing PlantBacteria Interactions ... All chemicals and buffers were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis, MO, USA), except for: SU-8 2050 photoresist and developer (MicroChem, Newton, MA, USA); Sylgard 184 elastomer kit (PDMS) (Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA); and agarose gel-digesting enzyme GELase (Epicenter Biotechnologies, Madison, WI, USA). ... (34, 36, 37) An additional advantage of the present approach is that it allows for a relatively clean separation of the effects of surface microstructure from those of surface chemistry and nanoscale texturing, since one can independently control the chemical composition and properties of the polymeric surface, while maintaining identical microstructures in the replica molding process. ...

Boce Zhang; Yaguang Luo; Arne J. Pearlstein; Jesse Aplin; Yi Liu; Gary R. Bauchan; Gregory F. Payne; Qin Wang; Xiangwu Nou; Patricia D. Millner

2014-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

432

Development of a hydrogen and deuterium polarized gas target for application in storage rings. Progress report  

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Polarized gas targets of atomic hydrogen and deuterium have significant advantages over conventional polarized targets, e.g. chemical and isotopic purity, large polarization including deuteron tensor polarization, absence of strong magnetic fields, rapid polarization reversal. While in principle the beam of polarized atoms from an atomic beam source (Stern-Gerlach spin separation) can be used as a polarized target, the target thickness achieved is too small for most applications. We propose to increase the target thickness by injecting the polarized atoms into a storage cell. Provided the atoms survive several hundred wall collisions without losing their polarization, it will be possible to achieve a target thickness of 10{sup 13} to 10{sup 14} atoms/cm{sup 2} by injection of polarized atoms from an atomic-beam source into suitable cells. Such targets are very attractive as internal targets in storage rings.

Haeberli, W.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Development of a hydrogen and deuterium polarized gas target for application in storage rings  

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Polarized gas targets of atomic hydrogen and deuterium have significant advantages over conventional polarized targets, e.g. chemical and isotopic purity, large polarization including deuteron tensor polarization, absence of strong magnetic fields, rapid polarization reversal. While in principle the beam of polarized atoms from an atomic beam source (Stern-Gerlach spin separation) can be used as a polarized target, the target thickness achieved is too small for most applications. We propose to increase the target thickness by injecting the polarized atoms into a storage cell. Provided the atoms survive several hundred wall collisions without losing their polarization, it will be possible to achieve a target thickness of 10{sup 13} to 10{sup 14} atoms/cm{sup 2} by injection of polarized atoms from an atomic-beam source into suitable cells. Such targets are very attractive as internal targets in storage rings.

Haeberli, W.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

The slope parameter approach to marine cathodic protection design and its application to impressed current systems  

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The recently developed slope parameter approach to design of galvanic anode cathodic protection (cp) systems for marine structures constitutes an advancement in this technology compared to current practice, primarily because the former is first principles based and the latter is an empirical algorithm. In this paper, the slope parameter approach is reviewed; and related applications for which it can be utilized, including (1) design of new and retrofit cp systems, (2) evaluation of potential survey data, and (3) cp system design for complex geometries, are mentioned. The design current density is identified as the single remaining parameter for which values must be projected solely by experience or experimentation. In addition, the slope parameter approach is applied to the results of impressed current cp experiments, and it is shown how parameters for this can be interrelated with those of galvanic anode cp. Advantages of this capability are identified and discussed.

Hartt, W.H.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Applications of photoacoustic sensing techniques  

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This paper reviews the theory and applications of photoacoustic (also called optoacoustic) methods belonging to the more general area of photothermal measurement techniques. The theory covers excitation of gaseous or condensed samples with modulated continuous light beams or pulsed light beams. The applications of photoacoustic methods include spectroscopy, monitoring deexcitation processes, probing physical properties of materials, and generating mechanical motions. Several other related photothermal methods, as well as particle-acoustics and wave-acoustics methods are also described. This review complements an earlier and narrower review [Rev. Mod. Phys. 53, 517 (1981)] that is mainly concerned with sensitive detection by pulsed photoacoustic spectroscopy in condensed matter.

Andrew C. Tam

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Design of a nuclear reactor system for lunar base applications  

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disadvantages. U02 and Pu02 fuels both have extremely poor ther mal conductivities, about 4 W/m K at 500 C, which would normally limit the maximum linear power in the reactor core to unacceptably low levels. For tunately, the ver y high melting temperatur es... conversion, however, high reactor exit temperatures are both necessary and desirable. The efficiency of the power conversion cycle is directly related to the difference between the high and low temperatur es in the system. Since the heat rejection...

Griffith, Richard Odell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

437

Parallel processing for control applications  

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Parallel processing has been a topic of discussion in computer science circles for decades. Using more than one single computer to control a process has many advantages that compensate for the additional cost. Initially multiple computers were used to attain higher speeds. A single cpu could not perform all of the operations necessary for real time operation. As technology progressed and cpu's became faster, the speed issue became less significant. The additional processing capabilities however continue to make high speeds an attractive element of parallel processing. Another reason for multiple processors is reliability. For the purpose of this discussion, reliability and robustness will be the focal paint. Most contemporary conceptions of parallel processing include visions of hundreds of single computers networked to provide 'computing power'. Indeed our own teraflop machines are built from large numbers of computers configured in a network (and thus limited by the network). There are many approaches to parallel configfirations and this presentation offers something slightly different from the contemporary networked model. In the world of embedded computers, which is a pervasive force in contemporary computer controls, there are many single chip computers available. If one backs away from the PC based parallel computing model and considers the possibilities of a parallel control device based on multiple single chip computers, a new area of possibilities becomes apparent. This study will look at the use of multiple single chip computers in a parallel configuration with emphasis placed on maximum reliability.

Telford, J. W. (John W.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF DIGITAL AUTORADIOGRAPHY WITH A MWPC  

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LBL-13772 Biomedical Applications of Digital Autoradiographya very useful detector for biomedical applications. Compared

Bellazzini, R.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Technology Evaluation for Conditioning of Hanford Tank Waste Using Solids Segregation and Size Reduction  

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The Savannah River National Laboratory and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team performed a literature search on current and proposed technologies for solids segregation and size reduction of particles in the slurry feed from the Hanford Tank Farm. The team also investigated technology research performed on waste tank slurries, both real and simulated, and reviewed academic theory applicable to solids segregation and size reduction. This review included text book applications and theory, commercial applications suitable for a nuclear environment, research of commercial technologies suitable for a nuclear environment, and those technologies installed in a nuclear environment, including technologies implemented at Department of Energy facilities. Information on each technology is provided in this report along with the advantages and disadvantages of the technologies for this application. Any technology selected would require testing to verify the ability to meet the High-Level Waste Feed Waste Acceptance Criteria to the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Pretreatment Facility.

Restivo, Michael L.; Stone, M. E.; Herman, D. T.; Lambert, Daniel P.; Duignan, Mark R.; Smith, Gary L.; Wells, Beric E.; Lumetta, Gregg J.; Enderlin, Carl W.; Adkins, Harold E.

2014-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

440

TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION FOR CONDITIONING OF HANFORD TANK WASTE USING SOLIDS SEGREGATION AND SIZE REDUCTION  

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The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) team performed a literature search on current and proposed technologies for solids segregation and size reduction of particles in the slurry feed from the Hanford Tank Farm (HTF). The team also investigated technology research performed on waste tank slurries, both real and simulated, and reviewed academic theory applicable to solids segregation and size reduction. This review included text book applications and theory, commercial applications suitable for a nuclear environment, research of commercial technologies suitable for a nuclear environment, and those technologies installed in a nuclear environment, including technologies implemented at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. Information on each technology is provided in this report along with the advantages and disadvantages of the technologies for this application.

Restivo, M.; Stone, M.; Herman, D.; Lambert, D.; Duignan, M.; SMITH, G.; WELLS, B.; LUMETTA, G.; ENDRELIN, C.; ADKINS, H.

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Efficient Applications in User Transparent  

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Chapter 7 Efficient Applications in User Transparent Parallel Image Processing "Thy will by my parallel image processing. First, in Chapter 2 we have discussed the need for the availability is a sustainable software library consisting of an extensive set of operations commonly applied in state

Seinstra, Frank J.

442

Fuel Station Procedure Applicability All  

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Fuel Station Procedure Applicability All Last Revised 11/20/12 Procedure Owner Andrew Grant agrant for the purchasing and distribution of fuel for vehicles owned by Bowling Green State University (BGSU). This centralization is important to ensure compliance for BGSU employees who use the centralized fuel station and fuel

Moore, Paul A.

443

Design and Analysis Web Applications  

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High-Level Design and Analysis Of Web Applications Ziv Yosef Shapira Kgs. Lyngby, 2004 IMM Patterns, i.e. the architecture of navigation between the screens, has developed in the transition to Web by the technologies, such as Web browsers and communication protocols, such as HTTP. However, the methods in which

444

Grid Computing: Application to Science  

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-- 17 Athlon XP 1900+ Hybrid MD/QM simulation on a Grid of distributed PC clusters in the US & Japan MDGrid Computing: Application to Science Aiichiro Nakano Collaboratory for Advanced Computing Science University of Southern California Email: anakano@usc.edu #12;Grid Computing NASA NAS IPG · World

Southern California, University of

445

16 - CVD in Optical Applications  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) in optical applications. Optics is rapidly advancing with the development of the laser and optical storage. Evaporation is the original coating process and is low cost and simple to apply. However, evaporative coatings show a pronounced columnar structure, which causes much light scattering, a high wavelength shift with temperature and time, and a high stress. Thus, evaporation is replaced by other thin-film processes, which are primarily standard and ion-beam sputtering. CVD techniques, such as plasma CVD and metallo-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) are also useful, especially in high-quality applications or where surfaces of three-dimensional objects are to be coated. Some of the optical applications of CVD include antireflection coatings, reflective coatings, heat and light separation coatings, electrically conductive transparent coatings, and architectural-glass coating. The function of an antireflection (AR) coating is to reduce the surface reflection of optical elements and increase the amount of light transmitted. The glare and ghost images from secondary reflections are minimized. The AR coatings are used in numerous applications such as lasers, lenses for cameras and binoculars, instrument panels, microscopes, and telescopes.

Hugh O. Pierson

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

MATLAB Applications in Chemical Engineering  

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MATLAB® Applications in Chemical Engineering James A. Carnell North Carolina State University MATLAB is a powerful code-based mathematical and engineering calculation program. It performs all introduction to MATLAB in chemical engineering, and in no way attempts to be a comprehensive MATLAB learning

Al-Juhani, Abdulhadi A.

447

Optical Solitons and their applications  

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Optical Solitons and their applications By: Mohammad Nopoush Supervisor: Professor Palffy-Muhoray #12;Definition Optical: Non-changing optical field during propagation due to delicate balance between nonlinear and linear effects. Nonlinear effects: Due to the optical Kerr effect (AC Kerr effect

Palffy-Muhoray, Peter

448

Pioneering Nanotechnology Applications Nanomaterials & Nanostructures  

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to industrial fabrication. Micro & Nano Electronic Systems & Components > Ultra-Broadband Wireless Micro-broadband wireless and sensing applications. The self-activation reconfiguration features allow for cognitive. The new fiber optic solar cells use fiber optics to generate electricity which may potentially replace

Garmestani, Hamid

449

Fraunhofer ISST CLOUD COMPUTING APPLICATIONS  

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#12;© Fraunhofer ISST Fraunhofer Innovation Cluster »Cloud Computing for Logistics« Budget 3 * 3 Mio© Fraunhofer ISST CLOUD COMPUTING APPLICATIONS FOR LOGISTICS Jakob Rehof Professor, Chair of Software Engineering, Technical University of Dortmund Director, Fraunhofer-ISST Dortmund and Berlin First

Rajamani, Sriram K.

450

Student Exhibition Application Dodd Galleries  

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Student Exhibition Application Dodd Galleries Proposals due: January 23, 2015 The Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries is looking for innovative, dynamic exhibition proposals from students for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students are encouraged to submit proposals for several gallery spaces (or self

Arnold, Jonathan

451

Energy Expenditure Estimation DEMO Application  

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of accelerometry. An average smart phone contains an inertial sensor and today we hardly leave our home without itEnergy Expenditure Estimation DEMO Application Bozidara Cvetkovi´c1,2 , Simon Kozina1,2 , Bostjan://www.mps.si Abstract. The paper presents two prototypes for the estimation of hu- man energy expenditure during normal

Lu?trek, Mitja

452

December 14, 2009 Application for  

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and cost analysis Cost Effectiveness #12;City of Los Altos Application for Locally Adopted Energy Standards as non-residential buildings be designed to consume 15% less TDV energy than permitted by Title 24, Part space and 9' ceilings with attic space. Sixty five percent of the total area is on the 1st floor

453

CALiPER Application Reports  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Application Reports focus on specific product types and design scenarios, offering comparative analysis that puts LED performance in context relative to the overall lighting industry and benchmark technologies. This approach serves to educate the industry on market trends, potential issues, and important areas for improvement.

454

Model nebulae and determination of the chemical composition of the Magellanic Clouds  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...devices. Some advantages and limitations...devices. Some advantages and limitations...devices. Some advantages and limitations...from one to five solar masses are believed...whose emergent energy flux is presumed...There are several disadvantages in the model nebular...

L. H. Aller; C. D. Keyes; S. J. Czyzak

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Marc Bachman Amanda Lawing  

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hydropower to become the second largest source of electricity after coal #12;http Yucca Mountain Advantages / Disadvantages Proposed completion + Cost Safety + Transportation Future Work #12; Stored at facility High-level radioactive waste Environmental concerns Permanente disposal

Bowen, James D.

456

Biomass-derived volatile fatty acid platform for fuels and chemicals  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The typical biorefinery platforms are sugar, thermochemical (syngas), carbon-rich chains, and biogas platforms, each offering unique advantages and disadvantages. The sugar platform uses hexose and pentose sugars...

Ho Nam Chang; Nag-Jong Kim; Jongwon Kang

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Viruses and viruslike particles of eukaryotic algae.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...conferred no selective advantage to the virus under these...the viruses remains a disadvantage. The genomes of these...from the Department of Energy (J.V.E.), the...H.M.), and the Solar Energy Re- search Institute...

J L Van Etten; L C Lane; R H Meints

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

In situ identification of bacterial species in marine microfouling films by using an immunofluorescence technique.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...by the surface energy. In addition...transfer of thermal energy in heat exchangers...offers certain advantages and disadvantages to studies of microfouling...to simulate the solar illumination of...effect of surface energy (3) (controlled...

J J Zambon; P S Huber; A E Meyer; J Slots; M S Fornalik; R E Baier

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Hydrogen Production by the Thermophilic Alga Mastigocladus laminosus: Effects of Nitrogen, Temperature, and Inhibition of Photosynthesis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...production of hydrogen by solar radiation was also...production of hydrogen by solar radiation was also...Although there are both advantages and disadvantages to this approach...Thus, the total solar energy conversion efficiency...

Kazuhisa Miyamoto; Patrick C. Hallenbeck; John R. Benemann

1979-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Printed diodes operating at mobile phone frequencies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...diagnostic devices, and rollable solar cells, to cite a few (6, 7...electronics Printed electronics Advantage or disadvantage High performance Low performance...including that of extracting energy from an electromagnetic field...

Antonio Facchetti

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Magnetic Testing of Bonded Magnets  

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Many techniques exist to characterize the magnetic properties of bonded magnets. We will review the common and not so common techniques in use, with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each one, an...

S. R. Trout

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Potential Roles of Ammonia in a Hydrogen Economy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Produced in February 2006 by the U.S. Department of Energy, this report focuses on the key issues and advantages and disadvantages associated with using ammonia for on-board vehicular hydrogen storage.

463

A transaction cost approach to unilateral presidential action  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Presidents have two major assets at their disposal when seeking to alter policy: executive orders and legislative action. There are certain advantages and disadvantages to each course. Although presidency scholars have focused extensively...

Marchbanks, Miner Peek, III

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

464

Parallel Condensing System As A Heat Sink For Power Plants  

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Conventional heat sink technologies of use the condenser/cooling tower arrangement or an air cooled condenser for condensing exhaust steam from steam turbines. Each of these two systems have certain advantages as well as disadvantages. This paper...

Akhtar, S. Z.

465

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Conventional Septic Tank/Drain Field (Spanish)  

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Conventional septic tanks have been the most commonly used technology for treating wastewater. This publication explains the advantages, disadvantages, maintenance steps and estimated costs of septic tank/drain field systems....

Lesikar, Bruce J.

1999-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

466

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Conventional Septic Tank/Drain Field  

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Conventional septic systems have traditionally been the most commonly used technology for treating wastewater. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of conventional septic tank/drain fields, as well as estimated costs...

Lesikar, Bruce J.

1999-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

467

Evaluation of models for predicting evaporative water loss in cooling impoundments  

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Cooling impoundments can offer a number of advantages over cooling towers for condenser water cooling at steam electric power plants. However, a major disadvantage of cooling ponds is a lack of confidence in the ability ...

Helfrich, Karl Richard

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Low-Pressure Dosing System  

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A low-pressure dosing system treats wastewater and then pumps it into the soil several times daily. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of low-pressure dosing systems as well as estimated costs and maintenance requirements....

Lesikar, Bruce J.

1999-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

469

High-frequency discharges III  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We start with a comparison of advantages and disadvantages of capacitively coupled discharges, by which it becomes obvious why and how the semiconductor industry has triggered the demand for high-density plasm...

Prof.Dr. Gerhard Franz

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Environmental control for confinement livestock housing  

SciTech Connect

Advantages and disadvantages of mechanical ventilation systems for livestock housing are discussed. Various principles involved in environmental control are reviewed. The design, operation, maintenance, and management of the equipment needed for environmental control are discussed. (JGB)

Jones, D.D.; Friday, W.H.; DeForest, S.S.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

The Minimum Price Contract  

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A minimum price contract is one of many tools a marketer may use to better manage price and production risk while trying to achieve financial goals and objectives. This publication discusses the advantages and disadvantages involved...

Waller, Mark L.; Amosson, Stephen H.; Welch, Mark; Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

472

Stage Management & Technology  

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Stage managers provide centralized communication, organization, and task coordination for all individuals in the production team. This study explores the advantages and disadvantages of different and new forms of technology implemented into various...

O'Brien, Madison D

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

473

Analysis of Bitcoin Pooled Mining Reward Systems  

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In this paper we describe the various scoring systems used to calculate rewards of participants in Bitcoin pooled mining, explain the problems each were designed to solve and analyze their respective advantages and disadvantages.

Rosenfeld, Meni

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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

41 - 50 of 175 results. Download Gaining Energy Perspective Students will play an energy game and take an optional field trip to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of...

475

Reaction of Aluminum with Water to Produce Hydrogen: A Study of Issues Related to the Use of Aluminum for On-Board Vehicular Hydrogen Storage. Version 2, 2010.  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Produced in 2008 by DOE and updated in 2010, this report focuses on the key issues as well as advantages and disadvantages associated with using the reaction between aluminum metal and water for on-board vehicular hydrogen storage.

476

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Leaching Chambers  

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Leaching chambers distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of leaching chamber systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs....

Lesikar, Bruce J.

2000-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

477

Forms of reinsurance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The main forms of reinsurance were briefly described in Chapter 3, the purpose of this chapter is to examine in more detail their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages. Then the following three chapter...

R. L. Carter

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Concept study: Use of grout vaults for disposal of long-length contaminated equipment  

SciTech Connect

Study considers the potential for use of grout vaults for disposal of untreated long length equipment removed from waste tanks. Looks at ways to access vaults, material handling, regulatory aspects, and advantages and disadvantages of vault disposal.

Clem, D.K.

1994-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

479

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Gravel-less Pipe  

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Gravel-less pipe systems distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of gravel-less pipe systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs....

Lesikar, Bruce J.

2000-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

480

Cool data: quantity AND quality  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Ways of optimizing X-ray cryo-data quality and quantity are discussed. The possible advantages/disadvantages of collecting X-ray data at 30 K instead of 100 K are also considered.

Garman, E.

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applicant Accepts Application Instructions Page 1 Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan Fund  

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_________________ Applicant Accepts Application Instructions Page 1 Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan Fund INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS Introduction The Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan sustainable energy projects at Oregon State University. Projects should provide student learning opportunities

Escher, Christine

482

Cohen Event Logistics Application Page 1 of 2 Cohen Auditorium Event Logistics Application  

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Cohen Event Logistics Application Page 1 of 2 Rev 8/10 Cohen Auditorium Event Logistics Application Event Logistics Application Page 2 of 2 Rev 8/10 I am authorized by the aforementioned sponsor to submit

Tufts University

483

Applications of bulk high-temperature superconductors  

SciTech Connect

The development of high-temperature superconductors (HTSs) can be broadly generalized into thin-film electronics, wire applications, and bulk applications. We consider bulk HTSs to include sintered or crystallized forms that do not take the geometry of filaments or tapes, and we discuss major applications for these materials. For the most part applications may be realized with the HTSs cooled to 77 K, and the properties of the bulk HTSs are often already sufficient for commercial use. A non-exhaustive list of applications for bulk HTSs includes trapped field magnets, hysteresis motors, magnetic shielding, current leads, and magnetic bearings. These applications are briefly discussed in this paper.

Hull, J.R.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

APPLICATION COMPONENTS All QuestBridge applicants are free to apply to Rice with the  

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of the student's choosing. Applicants to the natural sciences and engineering schools must take advanced high process examines an applicant's academic prowess, creativity, motivation, artistic talent, leadership

Alvarez, Pedro J.

485

Notices and Technology Applications, Building  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

223 Federal Register 223 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices and Technology Applications, Building 505, 22473 Millstone Road, Patuxent River, MD 20670. The Navy, in its decisions concerning the granting of licenses, will give special consideration to existing licensees, small business firms, and consortia involving small business firms. The Navy intends to ensure that its licensed inventions are broadly commercialized throughout the United States. A Patent Cooperation Treaty application may be filed for each of the patents as noted above. The Navy intends that licensees interested in a license in territories outside of the United States will assume foreign prosecution and pay the cost of such prosecution. Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404.

486

Homeland Security and Defense Applications  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Homeland Security and Defense Applications personnel are the best in the world at detecting and locating dirty bombs, loose nukes, and other radiological sources. The site trains the Nation's emergency responders, who would be among the first to confront a radiological or nuclear emergency. Homeland Security and Defense Applications highly training personnel, characterize the threat environment, produce specialized radiological nuclear detection equipment, train personnel on the equipment and its uses, test and evaluate the equipment, and develop different kinds of high-tech equipment to defeat terrorists. In New York City for example, NNSS scientists assisted in characterizing the radiological nuclear environment after 9/11, and produced specialized radiological nuclear equipment to assist local officials in their Homeland Security efforts.

None

2015-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

487

Technology applications bulletins: Number one  

SciTech Connect

Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Energy Systems), operates five facilities for the US Department of Energy (DOE): the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which is a large, multidisciplinary research and development (R and D) center whose primary mission is energy research; the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, which engages in defense research, development, and production; and the uranium-enrichment plants at Oak Ridge; Paducah, Kentucky; and Portsmouth, Ohio. Much of the research carried out at these facilities is of interest to industry and to state or local governments. To make information about this research available, the Energy Systems Office of Technology Applications publishes brief descriptions of selected technologies and reports. These technology applications bulletins describe the new technology and inform the reader about how to obtain further information, gain access to technical resources, and initiate direct contact with Energy Systems researchers.

Koncinski, W. Jr. (ed.)

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Homeland Security and Defense Applications  

SciTech Connect

Homeland Security and Defense Applications personnel are the best in the world at detecting and locating dirty bombs, loose nukes, and other radiological sources. The site trains the Nation's emergency responders, who would be among the first to confront a radiological or nuclear emergency. Homeland Security and Defense Applications highly training personnel, characterize the threat environment, produce specialized radiological nuclear detection equipment, train personnel on the equipment and its uses, test and evaluate the equipment, and develop different kinds of high-tech equipment to defeat terrorists. In New York City for example, NNSS scientists assisted in characterizing the radiological nuclear environment after 9/11, and produced specialized radiological nuclear equipment to assist local officials in their Homeland Security efforts.

None

2014-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

489

Drum inspection robots: Application development  

SciTech Connect

Throughout the Department of Energy (DOE), drums containing mixed and low level stored waste are inspected, as mandated by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other regulations. The inspections are intended to prevent leaks by finding corrosion long before the drums are breached. The DOE Office of Science and Technology (OST) has sponsored efforts towards the development of robotic drum inspectors. This emerging application for mobile and remote sensing has broad applicability for DOE and commercial waste storage areas. Three full scale robot prototypes have been under development, and another project has prototyped a novel technique to analyze robotically collected drum images. In general, the robots consist of a mobile, self-navigating base vehicle, outfitted with sensor packages so that rust and other corrosion cues can be automatically identified. They promise the potential to lower radiation dose and operator effort required, while improving diligence, consistency, and documentation.

Hazen, F.B. [Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corp., Cincinnati, OH (United States); Warner, R.D. [USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

The Economics of Antifoulant Application  

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foul ant application are evaluated based on the optimum exchanger cleaning interval. Sensitivities to antifou1ant effectiveness are calculated and procedures which can be used to evaluate the economic optimum use of anti foul ants are described.... This fouling effect can be somewhat mitigated by periodic chemical or mechanical cleaning of the heat exchanger surface, and by the addition of antifou1ants. The typical decay in heat recovery capability due to fouling and restoration after heat exchanger...

Siegell, J. H.

491

New applications of hollow-core components in housing, administrative and public housing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Standard prestressed hollow-core slabs have many advantages as construction members while being relatively very low in cost. The principal advantages include the ease of mass production, a small cross-sectional area, light ...

Beroukhim, Farnaz A

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Nano in Cancer: Linking Chemistry, Biology, and Clinical Applications In Vivo  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...delivery system: Doxorubicin-encapsulated nano particle Hyunah Lee Eui Jin Kim Jeong-Jun...possible therapeutic advantage(s) of nano-particle encapsulated chemotherapeutics...permeability and retention (EPR) effect. Nano-molecules with increased volume may incorporated...

Robin S Dothager and David Piwnica-Worms

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

FEMP Renewable Energy Project Assistance Application  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Renewable Energy Project Assistance Application Renewable Energy Project Assistance Application Please complete electronically Request Date: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Federal Agency: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Federal Agency Contact Person Name: ______________________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ E-mail: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Project Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________ Project Location: City _________________________________________ State ___________ Zip Code __________________

494

ENGINEERING AND ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS OF COMPLEMENTARITY PROBLEMS  

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ENGINEERING AND ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS OF COMPLEMENTARITY PROBLEMS M. C. FERRIS AND J. S. PANG SIAM problems, variational inequalities, frictional contact, structural engineering, economic equilibria, the subject of complementarity problems, with its diverse applications in engineering, economics, and sciences

Ferris, Michael C.

495

MAPS BETWEEN CLASSIFYING SPACES AND APPLICATIONS by  

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MAPS BETWEEN CLASSIFYING SPACES AND APPLICATIONS space map(BG, BH) can be reduced to the case of simply connected Lie groups. Th* *is reduc- tion method allows some applications. For example a homotopy classificatio* *n of self maps BG

Notbohm, Dietrich

496

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NONEXCLUSIVE PATENT LICENSE APPLICATION  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

It is the policy of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to accord licensed on DOE-owned patents applications in appropriate circumstances to applicants with satisfactory plans for development and...

497

Technology Application Centers: Facilitating Technology Transfer  

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transfer plus technology application. A&C Enercom has learned from experience that technology deployment will not occur unless utilities achieve both technology transfer (e.g, the dissemination of information) and technology application (e.g., the direct...

Kuhel, G. J.

498

Automated intrusion recovery for web applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this dissertation, we develop recovery techniques for web applications and demonstrate that automated recovery from intrusions and user mistakes is practical as well as effective. Web applications play a critical role ...

Chandra, Ramesh, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Engineering porous materials for fuel cell applications  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...wide range of fuels, including hydrogen, and are seen as a clean, high...an enabling technology for the hydrogen economy. Potential applications for fuel...applications (operating on pure hydrogen) or battery replacement (operating...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Transportation Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (TAMS) Application  

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Transportation Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (TAMS) Application Center for Transportation Passenger Flows Supply Chain Efficiency Transportation: Energy Environment Safety Security Vehicle Technologies T he Center for Transportation Analysis (CTA) TAMS application is a web-based tool that supports