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A study to improve the engineering properties of limestone rock asphalt paving mixtures  

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asphalt is a naturally occuring calcareous material with its interstices filled with natural bitumen. Deposits of this material exist in various locations throughout the United States. The 1 imestone rock asphalt materials used for thi s study... streets, parking lots, etc . Since the aggregate contains natural bitumen, the amount of additional asp baltic binder required to produce a quality paving mixture is reduced. Consequently, the cost of building a road with this material is reduced...

Goodwin, Philip Wayne

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The application of triaxial compression tests to the design of sand-asphalt paving mixtures  

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' this fact, the f1ne yecxk was chosen as the aggregate to be used in all sand. -asphalt miztures tested 1n this pro/oct. It must be emphasise4. , that no sand sample, Lxas tested, mox ~ than ) " x i x . . y . * once during ths analpsis of the sands... shearing strength increases as the amount of mineral filler increases, thu ~ confirming the theory that the increase 1n surface area of the aggregate caused by the addition of dust must be taken ~ care of by an increase 1n the amount of bitumen used...

Ritter, Leo J

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved paving asphalt from Baku crudes  

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An improved paving asphalt has been obtained from commercial BN-60/90 asphalt by adding certain components that are waste materials in petroleum refining: a still residue from the distillation of naphthenic acids to improve adhesion properties, asphalt obtained in deasphalting vacuum resid to improve ductility and impart freeze resistance, and a dialkylnaphthalene as a pour point depressant. Three different blend formulations were prepared by melting and mixing and analyzed for their physicochemical properties. The possibility was also investigated of expanding the raw material base for paving asphalts by including certain waste materials obtained in refining Baku crudes.

Allakhverdiev, A.A.; Kuliev, R.B.; Samedova, F.I.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toxic species emissions from controlled combustion of selected paving asphalts  

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TOXIC SPECIES EMISSIONS FROM CONTROLLED COMBUSTION OF SELECTED PAVING ASPHALTS A Theis CARLOS LUIS MENDEZ Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas Adt, M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1993 Major Subject: Safety Engineering TOXIC SPECIES EMISSIONS FROM CONTROLLED COMBUSTION OF SELECTED PAVING ASPHALTS A Thesis by CARLOS LUIS MENDEZ Submitted to Texas AdtM University in partial fulfillment...

Mendez, Carlos Luis

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Low temperature fracture evaluation of plasticized sulfur paving mixtures  

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May 1985 Major Subject: Civil Engineering LOW TEMPERATURE FRACTURE EVALUATION OF PLASTICIZED SULFUR PAVING MIXTURES A Thesis by KAMYAR MAHBOUB Approved as to style and content by: Dallas N. Li tie (Chai rman of Committee) Ro e . Lytto Member... modifications to the standard ASTM procedure. These modifications were required due to the nature of plasticized sulfur mixtures and asphalt cement mixtures. The J-integral version of Paris ' law was successfully used to characterize the fatigue...

Mahboub, Kamyar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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State of the practice: Design and construction of asphalt paving materials with crumb-rubber modifier. Final report  

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The document is a comprehensive overview of the terminology, processes, products, and applications of crumb rubber modifier (CRM) technology. The technology includes any use of scrap tire rubber in asphalt paving materials. In general, CRM technology can be divided into two categories--the wet process and the dry process. When CRM is incorporated into an asphalt paving material, it will modify the properties of the binder (asphalt rubber) and/or act as a rubber aggregate (rubber modified hot mix asphalt). The five concepts for using CRM discussed in the report are McDonald, PlusRide, generic dry, chunk rubber asphalt concrete, and continuous blending asphalt rubber. There are two principal unresolved engineering issues related to the use of CRM in asphalt paving materials. On the national level, the ability to recycle asphalt paving mixes containing CRM has not been demonstrated. At the State and local levels, these modified asphalt mixes must be field evaluated to establish expected levels of performance. The appendices provide guidelines for material specifications, mix design, and construction specifications. An experimental work plan for monitoring performance and a stack emission testing program are also included.

Heitzman, M.A.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anisotropic Characterization of Asphalt Mixtures in Compression  

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Rutting is one of the major distresses in asphalt pavements and it increases road roughness and traps water, which leads to wet-weather accidents due to the loss of tire-pavement friction and hydroplaning. The fundamental mechanisms of rutting have...

Zhang, Yuqing 1983-

2012-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of some properties of paving asphalts in Texas as they relate to pavement performance  

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University Chairman of Adv1sory Committee: Dr. William B. Ledbetter This study exam1nes the possibility of the ex1stence of a better defined relationship between rheological asphalt binder properties and pavement performance of thin asphaltic concrete... pavements 1n Texas. Several descriptive, as well as predicti ve models were formulated. These models show that the relat1onsh1p between asphalt binder prop- erties and pavement performance is significant. Indeed, the relation- ship is far more signif1...

DuBose, Emmett Haygood

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the filler effects on fatique cracking and permanent deformation of asphalt concrete mixtures  

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The addition of hydrated lime to asphalt has shown to be beneficial with an improvement in the Theological properties of the binder, as well as resistance to permanent deformation (rutting) and fatigue cracking of asphalt concrete mixtures...

Izzo, Richard P

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Coupled Micromechanical Model of Moisture-Induced Damage in Asphalt Mixtures: Formulation and Applications  

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The deleterious effect of moisture on the structural integrity of asphalt mixtures has been recognized as one of the main causes of early deterioration of asphalt pavements. This phenomenon, usually referred to as moisture damage, is defined...

Caro Spinel, Silvia

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of methods of mixing lime in bituminous paving mixtures in batch and drum plants  

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added directly to the asphalt cement wi 11, of course, significantly increase the effective viscosity of the resulting binder. When lime is added at a rate of 1. 5 percent by weight of total aggregate, it is equivalent to about 30 percent by weight... of asphalt cement. Figure 5 shows the effect of this increase in binder viscosity which caused a corresponding increase in air void content of Mixture LA (dry lime in asphalt cement). That is, when holding constant the compactive effort, compaction...

Button, Joseph Wade

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of a warm mix asphalt additive to reduce the production temperatures and to improve the performance of asphalt rubber mixtures  

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Asphalt rubber mixtures are often described as environmentally friendly mixtures due to the incorporation of recycled rubber from used tires and due to their improved service life. In fact, their fatigue cracking and rut resistance properties are better than those of conventional asphalt concrete mixtures. However, asphalt rubber mixtures demand higher production temperatures than conventional mixtures due to the higher viscosity of the asphalt rubber binder. The objective of this paper is to assess the efficiency of using a surfactant based additive in the production of warm mix asphalts, by lowering the mixing temperatures of asphalt rubber and asphalt concrete mixtures without changing their performance. Several laboratory tests were carried out on asphalt rubber and asphalt concrete mixtures, with and without the additive, in order to evaluate and compare the performance of the mixtures. It was concluded that the incorporation of small amounts of a surfactant based additive allowed reducing the production temperatures of both types of mixture by 30 °C without compromising their performance, and this can be seen as a great step forward towards the production of cleaner asphalt rubber mixtures.

Joel R.M. Oliveira; Hugo M.R.D. Silva; Liliana P.F. Abreu; Sara R.M. Fernandes

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Rexene polymers in hot mixed asphalt concrete  

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Committee: Dr. Dallas N. Little The objective of this research was to provide a comprehensive characterization of asphalt binders and paving mixtures modified with four polymers produced by the Rexene Products Company (Odessa, Texas). The four polymers... on control asphalt cements and polymer modified asphalt cements to quantify the effects of the Rexene polymers. Most importantly, the binder study was designed to determine the temperature susceptibility of the binders. Asphalt cements from three...

Rodriguez, Mary Anne Reese

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moisture Diffusion in Asphalt Binders and Fine Aggregate Mixtures  

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cost in highway maintenance and vehicle operations. One key mechanism of how moisture reaches the asphalt-aggregate interface is by its permeation or diffusion through the asphalt binder or mastic. Different techniques are available for diffusion...

Vasconcelos, Kamilla L.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of Fatigue Cracking and Healing of Asphalt Mixtures  

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Fatigue cracking is one of the most common distresses of asphalt pavements, whereas healing is a counter process to cracking which alleviates cracking damage and extends fatigue life of asphalt pavements. Most of existing methods to characterize...

Luo, Xue

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Damage analysis in asphalt concrete mixtures based on parameter relationships  

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Asphalt pavements experience damage due to traffic loading under various environmental conditions. Damage can be caused by viscopl microcracks, fracture due to fatigue cracking, or fracture due to thermal cracking. Asphalt pavements have...

Song, Injun

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Constant displacement rate experiments and constitutive modeling of asphalt mixtures  

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and predicting its response is of great importance to the pavement industry. More than 90 percent of the US Highways uses asphalt concrete as a pavement material. Asphalt concrete exhibits nonlinear response even at small strains and the response of asphalt...

Hariharakumar, Pradeep

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of aggregate resistance to degradation in stone matrix asphalt mixtures  

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Stone matrix asphalt (SMA) mixtures rely on stone-on-stone contacts among particles to resist applied forces and permanent deformation. Aggregates in SMA should resist degradation (fracture and abrasion) under high stresses at the contact points...

Gatchalian, Dennis

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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A unified method for the analysis of nonlinear viscoelasticity and fatigue cracking of asphalt mixtures using the dynamic mechanical analyzer  

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..................................................................................... 69 Energy Method to Characterize Fatigue Damage in Asphalt Pavements .................................................................................... 70 Definition of Dissipated Energy (DE) Components.... Dallas N. Little Fatigue cracking is one of the primary modes of distress in asphalt pavements that has an important economic impact. Fatigue resistance characterization of an asphalt mixture is a complex issue due to: (i) composite nature...

Castelo Branco, Veronica Teixeira Franco

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Asphalt Oxidation Kinetics and Pavement Oxidation Modeling  

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Most paved roads in the United States are surfaced with asphalt. These asphalt pavements suffer from fatigue cracking and thermal cracking, aggravated by the oxidation and hardening of asphalt. This negative impact of asphalt oxidation on pavement...

Jin, Xin

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical-Numerical Methodology to Measure Undamaged, Fracture and Healing Properties of Asphalt Mixtures  

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........................................................ 4? Figure 2.Change in stiffness profile with pavement age .................................................. 20? Figure 3.The OT setup ..................................................................................................... 24? Figure..., the characterization of viscoelastic properties of field-aged asphalt mixtures is more challenging for pavement engineers because there are numerous issues that make it very difficult to tackle. Among these issues are the various loading scenarios, the different...

Koohi, Yasser 1980-

2012-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of asphalt binder oxidation on hot mix asphalt concrete mixture rheology and fatigue performance  

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. The decline in mixture fatigue life (determined using the calibrated mechanistic fatigue analysis approach with surface energy measurement) due to oxidation is significant. Pavement service life is dependent on the mixture, but can be estimated by a cumulative...

Jung, Sung Hoon

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt paving mixtures Sample Search Results  

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and Economic Development COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, LEXINGTON, KY, 40546 Summary: 2). Permeable pavement looks similar to...

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A study of sand-asphalt mixtures: a constitutive model based on a thermomechanical framework and experimental corroboration  

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Asphalt bound mixtures have been put to diverse uses. The complicated nature of the material and the demanding conditions under which it is used preclude complete solutions to questions on load bearing capability under field conditions...

Ravindran, Parag

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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6 - Nanoclay-modified asphalt mixtures for eco-efficient construction  

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Abstract: Polymeric nanocomposites are among the most exciting and promising classes of materials discovered recently. A number of physical properties are successfully enhanced when a polymer is modified with small amount of nanoclay on condition that the clay is dispersed at nanoscopic level. In this research, comparative rheological tests on binders and mechanical tests on asphalt mixtures containing unmodified and nanoclay modified bitumen were carried out. Two types of nanoclay were used: Nanofill-15 and Cloisite-15A. Rheological tests on binder were penetration, softening point, ductility and aging effect. Mechanical tests on asphalt mixture were Marshall stability, indirect tensile strength, resilient modulus, diametric fatigue and dynamic creep tests. Test results show that nanoclay can improve properties such as stability, resilient modulus and indirect tensile strength and result in superior performance compared to that of unmodified bitumen under dynamic creep. Nanoclays do not seem to have beneficial effects on fatigue behaviour at low temperatures. Optimum binder content and void in total mixture (VTM) increase by adding nanoclay to bitumen.

S. Ghaffarpour Jahromi; Shahid Rajaee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt concrete bases Sample Search Results  

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other highways, rural roads, or urban streets are asphalt surface Horvath... conducted an LCA of concrete and asphalt pavements based on process flows, including pave- ment...

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Laboratory evaluation of crumb rubber asphalt concrete mixtures using the concepts of SMA mixtures  

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. 0 3. 1 4. 2 43 3. 8 0 y wcig t o aggregate From this Table, we may conclude that the mixtures containing rubber contents of 0. 5% by weight of the aggregate were the optimum rubber contents that can be incorporated in this dense-graded mix... LABORATORY INVESTIGATION 35 Testing Program . Preparation of the Samples Preconditioning of the Test Specimens Testing of the Samples . V DISCUSSION OF TEST RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 39 39 43 45 48 Resilient Modulus Indirect Tensile...

Rebala, Somasekhar Reddy

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Creep-recovery behavior of bituminous binders and its relation to asphalt mixture rutting  

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Rutting is one of the main distress modes of asphalt pavements, especially after prolonged warm periods, and thus a great deal of research has been focused on the development of a rheological parameter that wo...

Olli-Ville Laukkanen; Hilde Soenen; Terhi Pellinen…

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compaction Effects on Uniformity, Moisture Diffusion, and Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Pavements  

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Field compaction of asphalt mixtures is an important process that influences performance of asphalt pavements; however there is very little effort devoted to evaluate the influence of compaction on the uniformity and properties of asphalt mixtures...

Kassem, Emad Abdel-Rahman Ahmed

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Fatigue resistance of hot-mix asphalt concrete (HMAC) mixtures using the calibrated mechanistic with surface energy (CMSE) measurements approach  

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Fatigue cracking is one of the fundamental distresses that occur in the life of a Hot Mix Asphalt Concrete (HMAC) pavement. This load induced distress leads to structural collapse of the entire pavement ultimately and can only be remedied...

Ofori-Abebresse, Edward Kwame

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt stripping final Sample Search Results  

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at Austin Summary: during manufacturing, placing, and compacting hot mix asphalt concrete (HMAC), and, therefore, must... . Asphalt-aggregate mixtures were pre- pared...

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Development and numerical implementation of nonlinear viscoelastic-viscoplastic model for asphalt materials  

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pavements is illustrated using finite element simulations. The constitutive model developed in this study can describe the behavior of asphalt materials (asphalt binder, asphalt mastic and mixtures) under various testing conditions. This study also achieved...

Huang, Chien-Wei

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The importance of the use phase on the LCA of environmentally friendly solutions for asphalt road pavements  

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Abstract In order to assess sustainability of products and processes, different methodologies have been developed and used in the last years. In the road pavement construction area, most methodologies used for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) are essentially focused in the construction phase. The present paper analyses the importance of the use phase of a road in the LCA of different paving alternatives, namely by evaluating energy consumption and gaseous emissions throughout the road pavement’s life. Therefore, a new LCA methodology for road pavements was developed, and the results of its application to a case study involving the construction of alternative pavement structures are discussed. The study intends to assess the influence of using more sustainable paving construction alternatives (asphalt recycling vs. conventional asphalt mixtures), and/or different surface course materials (which have a higher influence on the rolling resistance and, therefore, affect the performance during the use phase). The LCA results obtained for this case study showed that the reductions in energy consumption and gaseous emissions obtained during the use phase, for pavement alternatives with a lower rolling resistance surface course, are higher than the total amount of energy consumption and gas emissions produced during construction. It is therefore clear that some improvements in the characteristics of the surface course may have an effect over the road use phase that will rapidly balance the initial costs and gas emissions of those interventions. The LCA results obtained also showed that the sustainability of pavement construction may also be improved using recycled asphalt mixtures.

Joăo Paulo C. Araújo; Joel R.M. Oliveira; Hugo M.R.D. Silva

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of plastic–rubber asphalt: Engineering property and environmental concern  

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Abstract Waste rubber and plastic are accumulating heavily in China and causing significant environmental issues. In this study, the rubber and one kind of plastic, polypropylene (PP), were powdered and mixed with base asphalt to form plastic–rubber asphalt (PRA). This study evaluated PRA and the mixture in two-folds, engineering properties and environmental concerns. SBS asphalt, one commonly used asphalt binder in China, was adopted as a control. To evaluate the environmental burdens of PRA mixture and SBS asphalt mixture, a cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment (LCA) modeling was performed. Throughout the study, it is revealed that: (1) as a binder, PRA is weaker in terms of softening point, elastic recovery and fatigue performance versus SBS asphalt, but the differences are limited; (2) PRA mixture are close to SBS asphalt mixture for the high temperature, low temperature performances and water durability; (3) PRA mixture is more environmental-friendly compared to SBS asphalt mixture.

Bin Yu; Liya Jiao; Fujian Ni; Jun Yang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of fatigue analysis approaches for predicting fatigue lives of hot-mix asphalt concrete (HMAC) mixtures  

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) and without (CM) surface energy measurements, and the proposed NCHRP 1-37A 2002 Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) were comparatively evaluated and utilized to characterize the fatigue resistance of two Texas HMAC mixtures in the laboratory, including...

Walubita, Lubinda F.

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of healing in asphalt binders using dynamic shear rheometer and molecular modeling techniques  

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-healing material. It is also well known that healing has a substantial affect on the performance of asphalt mixtures and consequently on the serviceable life of asphalt pavements. For example, shift factors from laboratory experimental data to field observed data...

Bommavaram, Ramamohan Reddy

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of polyethylene-modified asphalt blends  

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Table 1. Viscosity of components of bitumens and polyolefins (after reference 3). Page 13 Table 2, Aging indices of modified and unmodified asphalts (Samples were aged at 140 'F at 20 atm. of pressure . . 24 Table 3. Table 4. Table 5. Viscosity... in poises as a function of time of aging for selected asphalts (Samples were aged at 140'F at room pressure). Comparison of mixture properties at optimum binder content as determined by the Marshall mixture design methodology (river gravel mixture and a...

Consuegra Granger, Fernando

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of airblowing on the durability of asphalt paving cements  

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discussion also). 3. Griffin, R. L, , Miles, T. K. , and Panther, C. J. , "Microfilm Durability 2 tf A Chit, "~P*dt A tti fAPhltP td Technologists, Vol. 24, 1955 . 4. Griffin, R. L. , Miles, T. K. , Penther, C. J. , and Simpson, W. C. , "Sliding Plate... discussion also). 3. Griffin, R. L, , Miles, T. K. , and Panther, C. J. , "Microfilm Durability 2 tf A Chit, "~P*dt A tti fAPhltP td Technologists, Vol. 24, 1955 . 4. Griffin, R. L. , Miles, T. K. , Penther, C. J. , and Simpson, W. C. , "Sliding Plate...

Tolson, Ronald Geoffrey

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Warm Mix Asphalt  

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Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) technologies have potential to reduce the application temperature of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) and improve workability without ... a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, decreased energy cons...

Martins Zaumanis

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidative reactions and their impact on the properties of asphalt as a pavement binder  

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OXIDATIVE REACTIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE PROPERTIES OF ASPHALT AS A PAVE~ BINDER A Thesis by CHEE KEUNG LAU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A & M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Chemical Engineering OXIDATIVE REACTIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE PROPERTIES OF ASPHALT AS A PAVEMENT BINDER A Thesis by CHEE KEUNG LAU Approved as to style and content by: Charles J. over (Chair...

Lau, Chee Keung

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Composition of paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons in petroleum asphalts  

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Uses a combination of chromatographic, chemical, and spectroscopic methods to determine the composition of the paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons recovered from asphalts. Monitors the completeness of separation of the hydrocarbons from the aromatics on the basis of UV spectra. Finds that in the mixture of adduct-forming hydrocarbons, along with the n-paraffins there were admixtures of isoparaffins and longchain alkylnaphthenes. Concludes that a comparison of the structural-group composition of the asphalt fractions from the different crudes shows that there are only slight differences in the structure of the paraffinic/naphthenic hydrocarbons present in these asphalts, particularly with regard to those hydrocarbons that do not react with urea.

Botvin'eva, A.M.; Dubkova, R.V.; Shkredova, N.A.

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CONCRETE PAVING & TEXTURING FOR SUSTAINABILITY  

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CONCRETE PAVING & TEXTURING FOR SUSTAINABILITY Bernard Igbafen Izevbekhai, Research Operations 2012 #12;OUTLINE #12;SUSTAINABILITY · Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising Brundtland Commission in 1987: · Successful application of the principles of sustainable development lies

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Evaluation of western and eastern shale oil residua as asphalt pavement recycling agents  

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The objective of this investigation was to perform a preliminary evaluation of the utility of residual materials prepared from Green River Formation (western) and New Albany Shale (eastern) shale oils as recycling agents for aged asphalt pavement. Four petroleum asphalts were first aged by a thin-film accelerated-aging test, which simulates long service life of asphalt in pavement. The aged asphalts were mixed (recycled) with Green River Formation shale oil distillation residua to restore the original viscosities. Separately, for comparison, a commercial recycling agent was used to recycle the aged asphalts under the same circumstances. The recycled asphalts were reaged and the properties of both binder and asphalt-aggregate mixtures studied. Originally, the same study was intended for an eastern shale residua. However, the eastern shale oil distillation residua with the required flash point specification also had the properties of a viscosity builder; therefore, it was studied as such with asphalts that do not achieve sufficient viscosity during processing to serve as usable binders. Results show that Green River Formation shale oil residuum can be used to restore the original asphalt properties with favorable rheological properties, the shale oil residuum has a beneficial effect on resistance to moisture damage, the low-temperature properties of the shale oil residuum recycled asphalts are not adversely affected, and the low-temperature properties of the shale oil residuum recycled asphalts are dependent upon the chemistry of the mixture. The eastern shale oil residua was blended with soft petroleum asphalts. Results show the products have higher viscosities than the starting materials, the rheological properties of the soft asphalt-eastern shale oil residue blends are acceptable, and the eastern shale oil residue has dispersant properties despite its high viscosity. 11 refs., 3 figs., 9 tabs.

Harnsberger, P.M.; Robertson, R.E.

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a Multi-scale Framework to Optimize Ageing Resistance of Asphaltic Materials  

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This paper describes an ongoing research project that is aiming at developing a comprehensive multi-scale approach to optimize the ageing resistance of asphaltic mixtures. In this, ageing has been focused on o...

Prabir Kumar Das; Niki Kringos…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical characterization of beach asphalts  

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on beaches, since the residue is usually weathered, and most properties of the original crude oil or residual fuel oil have been altered. Along the Texas coast beaches, from Galveston to the Rio Grande, one can find oil residues which range in size from... distillation of organic material, usually coal (Abraham 1960). Crude oil, when weathered, so as to lose its volatile constituents, becomes viscous or semi-solid, and is known as asphalt. Further weathering can lead to formation of hard asphalt...

May, Lloyd Alexander

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Asphalt deposition in miscible floods  

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. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. . 22 23 8. REFERENCES. 24 9. APPENDIX. 26 LIST OF TABLES Table Page I II IV Properties of the Crude Oils Studied Average Core Properties for Different Tests Average Perrneabilities of Different Sections of Core Before and After... Displacement with Liquefied Petroleum Gas Percent Reduction in Permeability in Different Sections of Core Due to Asphalt Deposition Average Recoveries of Four Crude Oils and Increase in Swept Area due to Plugging by Asphalt Deposition 27 29 ABSTRACT...

Hasan, Syed Mir Ahmed

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt binder extraction Sample Search...  

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of asphalt binders for preparing asphalt... during manufacturing, placing, and compacting hot mix asphalt concrete (HMAC), and, therefore, must... . Asphalt-aggregate...

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Paving materials for heat island mitigation  

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Paving materials for heat island mitigation Paving materials for heat island mitigation Title Paving materials for heat island mitigation Publication Type Report Year of Publication 1997 Authors Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Allan Chen, Haider Taha, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld Keywords Cool Pavements, Heat Island Abstract This report summarizes paving materials suitable for urban streets, driveways, parking lots and walkways. The authors evaluate materials for their abilities to reflect sunlight, which will reduce their temperatures. This in turn reduces the excess air temperature of cities (the heat island effect). The report presents the compositions of the materials, their suitability for particular applications, and their approximate costs (in 1996). Both new and resurfacing are described. They conclude that, although light-colored materials may be more expensive than conventional black materials, a thin layer of light-colored pavement may produce energy savings and smog reductions whose long-term worth is greater than the extra cost.

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Prediction of Asphalt Mixture Compactability from Mixture, Asphalt, and Aggregate Properties  

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. Predicted Plot of CV Neural Net of Entire Data Set for a ............................ 50 Figure 32. Predicted Plot of CV Neural Net of Entire Data Set for AV Nini ................... 51 Figure 33. a versus Predicted a... ................................................... 24 Table 5 HMA Mixing and Compaction Temperatures ............................................. 27 Table 6 Compaction Parameters a, c, and AV Nini ................................................... 38 Table 7 Compaction Parameters m1, m2...

Muras, Andrew J.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of a biomass derived oil for use as additive in paving asphalt  

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Treatment and disposal costs of sewage sludge can represent up to 50% of a municipality`s annual wastewater treatment budget. Sewage sludge (30% solids) accounts 5% of Canadian landfill by weight, and the ever increasing volume of sludge coupled with the decreasing options available for disposal creates a growing problem for major municipalities. Current disposal options are agricultural application, incineration and landfill. Concern about heavy metal migration and public pressure to find a local solution has severely curtailed the spreading of sludge on agricultural land. Incineration is the major option for larger centers but the relatively high cost for incineration, ranging from $350 to $1000/t dry sludge, has caused a great deal of interest in methods of improving the cost effectiveness of incineration or in new equivalent technologies. The high cost and more stringent environmental regulations for incinerating municipal sludges have led to developing more efficient sludge management technologies that are not agricultural based. This paper describes applications of oils from sludge processing.

Houde, J. Jr.; Clelland, I.; Sawatzky, H. [CANMET, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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PAVING THE WAY TO A SMARTER WORLD  

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PAVING THE WAY TO A SMARTER WORLD: CREATIVITY IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION SANTOSH KURINEC Department of Microelectronic Engineering Kate Gleason College of Engineering Rochester Institute of Technology WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 3:00 ­ 4:30 P.M. CAMPUS CENTER ATRIUM Imagination and creativity have long energized technological

Bieber, Michael

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A thermodynamic approach for compaction of asphaltic composites  

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results. Modeling asphalt concrete compaction, and also the ability to thereby predict response of mixes, is of great importance to the pavement industry. Asphalt concrete exhibits nonlinear response even at small strains and the response of asphalt...

Koneru, Saradhi

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPROVING MIX DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PERMEABLE FRICTION COURSE MIXTURES  

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Permeable friction course (PFC), or new generation open-graded friction course (OGFC) mixtures, are hot mix asphalt (HMA) characterized by high total air voids (AV) content (minimum 18 %) as compared to the most commonly used dense-graded HMA...

Alvarez Lugo, Allex Eduardo

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials characterization of asphalt and polymer modified asphalt  

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specimen mold made of aluminum ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? - 28 5. Strain sweep of Santa Maria AC10/AR4000 at 100 rad/sec --- 33 6. Strain sweep of Conoco AC10 at 10 rad/sec ------------- 34 7. Stress relaxation modulus of AAM grade asphalt at 25'C --- 37 8.... The verification of Cox-Merz rule for Santa Maria AC6/AR2000 at 40'C- 9. The master curve of Santa Maria AC6/Muehlstein LDPE shifted to 25'C showing the errors 10. Master curve (G') of Santa Maria AC6 shifted to 25'C ? ? ? ? ? 43 11. Master curve of Santa...

Paramasivam, Mohan

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of asphalts and pavements using recycled tire rubber. Phase 1, Technical feasibility. Technical progress report, September 1, 1994--August 31, 1995  

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About 285 million tires are discarded every year; less than 100 million are currently being recycled, with the rest being placed in landfills and other waste sites. A solution to reduce the littering of the environment is to use ground tire rubber in road construction. Currently, about 27 million tons of asphalt are used each year in road construction and maintenance of the country`s 2 million miles of roads. If all of the waste tire rubber could be combined with asphalt in road construction, it would displace less than 6% of the total asphalt used each year, yet could save about 60 trillion Btus annually. Purpose of this project is to provide data needed to optimize the performance of rubber-asphalt concretes. The first phase is to develop asphalts and recycling agents tailored for compatibility with ground tire rubber. Chapter 2 presents results on Laboratory Testing and Evaluation: fractionate asphalt material, reblending for aromatic asphalts, verifying optimal curing parameters, aging of blends, and measuring ductilities of asphalt-rubber binders. Chapter 3 focuses on Evaluating Mixture Characteristics (modified binders). Chapter 4 covers Adhesion Test Development (water susceptibility is also covered). The final chapter focuses on the Performance/Economic Update and Commercialization Plan.

Bullin, J.A.; Davison, R.R.; Glover, C.J. [and others

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compositional evaluation of asphalt binder recycling agents  

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Several experiments were performed to determine how recycling agent composition affects the high, intermediate, and low temperature properties as well as long term oxidative aging characteristics of recycled asphalt blends. Specifically, several...

Madrid, Richard Charles

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recycling of Flue Gas Desulfurization residues in gneiss based hot mix asphalt: Materials characterization and performances evaluation  

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Abstract On the one hand, huge amount of Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) residues, produced during scrubbing flue gas, is discarded as solid waste. Such solid waste would cause serious environmental problems. One the other hand, high quality aggregates, such as limestone and basalt, are running out due to the rapid development of highway construction. Ungraded aggregates such as gneiss are therefore considered in China to replace the high quality aggregates. The application of FGD residues as a filler in gneiss based asphalt mixture has benefits both in environmental and economic sides. The main objective of this research was to visualize the raw materials characterization and evaluate the effect of FGD residues on the performance of gneiss based asphalt mixture. X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Differential Scanning Calorimetric & Thermal gravimetric (DSC–TG) were used to investigate the features of raw materials. The performance of gneiss based asphalt mixture including high-temperature deformation resistance, low-temperature crack resistance and moisture-induced damage resistance were evaluated. Dynamic creep test, three-point bending test, Retained Marshall Stability (RMS), Tensile Strength Ratio (TSR), Indirect Tensile (IDT) strength and Resilient Modulus (MR) test were conducted and analyzed. Dissipated Creep Strain Energy to fracture (DCSEf) ratio, fracture energy and model analysis were also used to evaluate moisture resistance, crack resistance and deformation resistance of asphalt mixture respectively. Research results indicate that FGD residues can partly improve the moisture resistance and crack resistance of gneiss asphalt mixture, while it might worse the high-temperature deformation resistance.

Zongwu Chen; Shaopeng Wu; Fuzhou Li; Juyong Chen; Zhehuan Qin; Ling Pang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Traditional and Dissipated Energy approaches to compare the 2PB and 4PB flexural methodologies on a Warm Mix Asphalt  

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Abstract Two and four point bending tests are among the most common methodologies adopted for the fatigue characterization of asphalt mixes. Constraints and volumes of material are the main differences between these two testing procedures. This work presents the fatigue results from a warm asphalt mixture obtained with an innovative two point bending (2PB) apparatus and a traditional four point bending (4PB) one. The Dissipated Energy approach, based on the energy balance theory, as well as the traditional approach were chosen for the analysis. Finally, the influence of specimen volume on fatigue was assessed performing tests on specimens of different thicknesses.

Giulio Dondi; Matteo Pettinari; Cesare Sangiorgi; Salah E. Zoorob

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An investigation of the use of tire rubber in asphalt  

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-rubber binder. The selected variables chosen are curing time, curing temperature, rubber content (weight percent), rubber particle size, base asphalt type, and carbonyl area. Results confirmed that the addition of rubber increased the viscosity of the asphalt...

Koo, Heamo Lee

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Settling of rubber particles in asphalt-rubber blends  

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Traditional asphalt-rubber binders have faced problems ics. in pavement compaction, due to phase separation or sedimentation of undissolved rubber. A homogeneous asphalt-rubber binder is desirable for alleviating this problem. In addition, a blend...

Wattanachai, Piyachat

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Imparting Electrical Conductivity into Asphalt Composites Using Graphite  

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Electrically conductive asphalt composites have immense potential for various multifunctional applications such as self-healing, self-sensing, snow and ice removal, and energy harvesting, and controlling asphalt conductivity is the first step...

Baranikumar, Aishwarya

2013-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

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The curing of asphalt with rubber and its effect on the physical and chemical properties of asphalt-rubber binders  

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The objective of this research was to develop a potentially useful asphalt-rubber binder using the curing process. For the curing process, six parameters, which altered the physical and chemical properties of the asphalt-rubber binder, were tested...

Chun, Jay Sung

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fatigue Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures Affected by Water Vapor Movement  

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This dissertation has two key objectives: the first objective is to develop a method of predicting and quantifying the amount of water that can enter into a pavement system by vapor transport; the second objective is to identify to which extent...

Tong, Yunwei

2013-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Geocell-Reinforced Unpaved and Paved Roads with Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Bases: Experimental Study and Damage Model Development  

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for this research. I am proud of and thankful for the GSI Fellowship awarded by the Geosynthetic Institute. I am indebted to the members of KUGS (Kansas University Geotechnical Society) for their great cooperation, advices, and help during the entire process...-empirical design approach………………………………... 40 2.6 Damage model for permanent deformation…………………………………. 41 2.6.1 Empirical versus mechanistic empirical design method……………… 42 2.6.2 KENLAYER Computer Program………………………………………… 46 2.5.3 Mechanistic Empirical Pavement...

Thakur, Jitendra Kumar

2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies | Open Energy  

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Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Jump to: navigation, search Name Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Agency/Company /Organization Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning Website http://www.ecn.nl/en/ Program Start 2009 Program End 2010 Country Indonesia, Ghana South-Eastern Asia, Western Africa References ECN Policy Studies[1] Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies[2] Overview The projects has three main goals: to provide input for a general methodology for developing Low Carbon Development Strategies to contribute to knowledge, mutual understanding and experience on the concept of Low Carbon Development Strategies with the aim to inform the

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HIV immunity study could pave way for vaccine development  

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Scientists among duke-led consortium HIV immunity study could pave way for vaccine development Two scientists are among the team recently funded to explore ways to create the...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt mix design Sample Search Results  

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asphalt mixes must be understood. Mould... the micromechanical processes that lead to fracture of asphalt mixes. Experimental and numerical analyses... will be performed to study...

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New Technology Paves Way for Highly Sensitive Photodetectors with  

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New Technology Paves Way for Highly Sensitive Photodetectors with New Technology Paves Way for Highly Sensitive Photodetectors with Applications in High Energy Physics, Medicine, and National Security High Energy Physics (HEP) HEP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of HEP Funding Opportunities Advisory Committees News & Resources Contact Information High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy SC-25/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3624 F: (301) 903-2597 E: sc.hep@science.doe.gov More Information » October 2012 New Technology Paves Way for Highly Sensitive Photodetectors with Applications in High Energy Physics, Medicine, and National Security Argonne National Lab wins prestigious 2012 R&D 100 award for development of Large Area Microchannel Plate Detectors

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Mutual changes in bitumen and rubber related to the production of asphalt rubber binders  

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Asphalt rubber (AR) mixtures are currently a material with an increasing use in road pavements due to their improved performance and environmental benefit of recycling rubber from used tires. AR binders have been widely applied, but the bitumen and rubber interactions remain poorly understood. The aim of this work is to quantify and correlate the changes in bitumen and rubber during AR binders’ production, in order to characterize the interactions between the AR constituent materials, e.g. residual bitumen and recovered rubber. A good correlation between the rheological and physical changes in the properties of rubber, bitumen and AR binder was observed.

Joana Peralta; Hugo M.R.D. Silva; Loic Hilliou; Ana V. Machado; Jorge Pais; R. Christopher Williams

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3D Engineered Models for Stringless Paving Workshop  

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3D Engineered Models for Stringless Paving Workshop As the highway industry looks for greater productivity through electronic tools and methods, 3D modeling is fast becoming a standard for project delivery quality, cost, and time benefits from using 3D modeling. For construction, this includes more accurate

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Upping fluorescence Paving the way for single-molecule medical  

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Upping fluorescence ­ Paving the way for single-molecule medical sensors The presence to the information content of single molecule fluorescence measurement[2]. Ideally, a single fluorophore should last in the collection of data at the single-molecule level where oxygen efficiently reduces the fluorescence lifetime

Strathclyde, University of

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Microstructural Characterization of Material Properties and Damage in Asphalt Composites  

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Asphalt composites are used to construct 90% of roads in the United States. These composites consist of asphalt binder, which is a product of the refinery process of oil, aggregates, and air voids. Fatigue cracking is one of the most important...

Mohammad Khorasani, Sara

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Relationship Between Surface Free Energy and Total Work of Fracture of Asphalt Binder and Asphalt Binder-Aggregate Interfaces  

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is the surface free energy of the asphalt binder and the aggregate. Surface free energy, which is a thermodynamic material property, is directly related to the adhesive bond energy between the asphalt binder and the aggregate as well as the cohesive bond energy...

Howson, Jonathan Embrey

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller  

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Paving the Way to Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Print Wednesday, 30 March 2011 00:00 As the nanoelectronics industry pushes towards feature sizes of 22 nm and smaller, conventional single-exposure refractive lithography systems used to print circuit patterns onto computer chips will no longer be feasible. Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, utilizing reflective optics and 13-nm-wavelength light to print chips, is the leading candidate to meet the industry's future needs. Despite strong progress in EUV lithography over the past decade, significant challenges remain, including defect-free mask fabrication (see Science Highlight Investigating Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Mask Defects), and the development of ultrahigh-resolution photoresist-a light-sensitive material used to form a patterned coating-that simultaneously supports low line-edge roughness (LER), high sensitivity, and sub-22-nm resolution. Using the SEMATECH Berkeley Microfield Exposure Tool (MET) at ALS Beamline 12.0.1.3, advanced EUV photoresist research can be performed while high-power stand-alone light sources are still being developed. High-quality 16-nm lines and spaces have been printed using the MET, representing the highest resolution ever achieved from a single-exposure projection optical lithography tool.

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Improvements to a Transport Model of Asphalt Binder Oxidation in Pavements: Pavement Temperature Modeling, Oxygen Diffusivity in Asphalt Binders and Mastics, and Pavement Air Void Characterization  

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Although evidence is mounting that asphalt binder oxidizes in pavements, and that oxidation and subsequent hardening of asphalt binder has a profound effect on pavement durability, important implementation issues remain to be better understood...

Han, Rongbin

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses of sulfur-asphalt field trials in Texas  

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128 LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE PAGF Layout of SNPA sulfur bitumen binder pavem nt test ? U. S. Highway 69, Lufkin, Texas 15 Col 1oi d mi 1 1 furnished by SNPA for preparation of sul fur-asphalt emulsions View of mixing station showing sulfur... designed to investigate the advantage of using a colloid mill to prepare sulfur-asphalt binders as compared to comingling the asphalt and molten sulfur in a pipeline leading directly to the pug mill. After only six months of testing, the results...

Newcomb, David Edward

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relationship between composition and performance of asphalt recycling agents  

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This research was aimed at determining the effects of recycling agent composition on the performance of recycled asphalt with aging. To accomplish this, five experiments were performed, in which blends were produced with controlled compositions...

Peterson, Gerald Dean

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bitumen-rubber composite binders for production of asphalt concretes  

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The dissolution of vulcanized rubber in bitumen in the presence of a devulcanizing additive and the formation of bitumen-rubber composites, which are promising binders for the production of asphalt concretes, wer...

R. G. Zhitov; V. N. Kizhnyaev; V. V. Alekseenko…

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Moisture Susceptibility of Warm Mix Asphalt  

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, the results from this study suggest that the inclusion of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) or an anti-stripping agent may alleviate possible moisture susceptibility issues in the early life during wet, winter weather conditions. While some laboratory test...

Garcia Cucalon, Maria Lorena

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction of Reflection Cracking in Hot Mix Asphalt Overlays  

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either asphalt pavement or jointed concrete pavement in all four major climatic zones are discussed in this dissertation. The results of this calculated mechanistic approach showed its ability to efficiently reproduce field observations of the growth...

Tsai, Fang-Ling

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward an Improved Model of Asphalt Binder Oxidation in Pavements  

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Asphalt binder oxidation in pavements has been proven to be an ongoing process throughout a pavement's service life. Understanding the nature of the oxidation process is a critical step toward better pavement design to achieve greater pavement...

Prapaitrakul, Nikornpon

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for  

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Raleigh, North Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Raleigh, North Carolina's Paves the Way for Plug-In Vehicle Success on

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Recycling asphaltic concrete with sulphur as a supplemental binder  

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RECYCLING ASPHALTIC CONCRETE WITH SULPHUR AS A SUPPLEMENTAL BINDER A Thesis by ROBERT WILLIAM BARNETT Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... August 1976 Major Subject: Civil Engineering RECYCLING ASPHALTIC CONCRETE WITH SULPHUR AS A SUPPLEMENTAL BINDER A Thesis by ROBERT WILLIAM BARNETT Approved as to style and content by: :) (Chairm o I ommit tee) (M ber) Mem er) August 1976...

Barnett, Robert William

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxygen consumption by asphalt films and resulting viscosity changes  

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OXYGEN CONSUMPTION BY ASPHALT FILNS AND RESULTING VISCOSITY CHANGES A Thesis by FRANK LEE CARTER, JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... Nay 1965 Major Subject: Chemistry OXYGEN CONSUMPTION BY ASPHALT FILMS AND RESULTING VISCOSITY CHANGES A Thesis by FRANK LEE CARTER, JR. Approved as to style and content by: (Chairm of Committee) (H o Depa ( mb ) (Membe May 1965...

Carter, Frank Lee

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller  

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Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Print Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Print As the nanoelectronics industry pushes towards feature sizes of 22 nm and smaller, conventional single-exposure refractive lithography systems used to print circuit patterns onto computer chips will no longer be feasible. Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, utilizing reflective optics and 13-nm-wavelength light to print chips, is the leading candidate to meet the industry's future needs. Despite strong progress in EUV lithography over the past decade, significant challenges remain, including defect-free mask fabrication (see Science Highlight Investigating Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Mask Defects), and the development of ultrahigh-resolution photoresist-a light-sensitive material used to form a patterned coating-that simultaneously supports low line-edge roughness (LER), high sensitivity, and sub-22-nm resolution. Using the SEMATECH Berkeley Microfield Exposure Tool (MET) at ALS Beamline 12.0.1.3, advanced EUV photoresist research can be performed while high-power stand-alone light sources are still being developed. High-quality 16-nm lines and spaces have been printed using the MET, representing the highest resolution ever achieved from a single-exposure projection optical lithography tool.

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Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller  

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Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Print Paving the Way to Nanoelectronics 16 nm and Smaller Print As the nanoelectronics industry pushes towards feature sizes of 22 nm and smaller, conventional single-exposure refractive lithography systems used to print circuit patterns onto computer chips will no longer be feasible. Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, utilizing reflective optics and 13-nm-wavelength light to print chips, is the leading candidate to meet the industry's future needs. Despite strong progress in EUV lithography over the past decade, significant challenges remain, including defect-free mask fabrication (see Science Highlight Investigating Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Mask Defects), and the development of ultrahigh-resolution photoresist-a light-sensitive material used to form a patterned coating-that simultaneously supports low line-edge roughness (LER), high sensitivity, and sub-22-nm resolution. Using the SEMATECH Berkeley Microfield Exposure Tool (MET) at ALS Beamline 12.0.1.3, advanced EUV photoresist research can be performed while high-power stand-alone light sources are still being developed. High-quality 16-nm lines and spaces have been printed using the MET, representing the highest resolution ever achieved from a single-exposure projection optical lithography tool.

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Application of Asphalt-aggregates Interfacial Energies to Evaluate Moisture-induced Damage of Warm Mix Asphalt  

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Abstract With increasing environmental awareness and high oil prices, use of warm mix asphalt (WMA) is gaining popularity in the asphalt industry. Different WMA technologies including use of additives to reduce the mixing and compaction temperatures are being applied. The present study uses the surface free energy (SFE) method as a mechanistic framework to evaluate the moisture susceptibility of warm mix asphalt (WMA) with Evotherm® WMA-additive. The SFE components of a modified PG64-22 asphalt binder with different percentages of Evotherm® and selected aggregates were measured in the laboratory. The work of adhesion, the work of debonding, and energy ratios were estimated to assess the moisture-induced damage potential of combinations of neat and Evotherm®-modified asphalt binders and different aggregates. The results indicated that use of Evotherm® resulted in increase in total SFE and work of adhesion and a reduction in the work of debonding, indicating a better possible aggregate-asphalt binder bond and lower moisture susceptibility potential. It is expected that the present study would be helpful in understanding the moisture-damage potential of flexible pavements constructed with WMA technologies.

Rouzbeh Ghabchi; Dharamveer Singh; Musharraf Zaman; Qingyan Tian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Asphalt Roofing Shingles Into Energy Project Summary Report  

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Based on a widely cited September, 1999 report by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, nearly 11 million tons of asphalt roofing shingle wastes are produced in the United States each year. Recent data suggests that the total is made up of about 9.4 million tons from roofing tear-offs and about 1.6 million tons from manufacturing scrap. Developing beneficial uses for these materials would conserve natural resources, promote protection of the environment and strengthen the economy. This project explored the feasibility of using chipped asphalt shingle materials in cement manufacturing kilns and circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers. A method of enhancing the value of chipped shingle materials for use as fuel by removing certain fractions for use as substitute raw materials for the manufacture of new shingles was also explored. Procedures were developed to prevent asbestos containing materials from being processed at the chipping facilities, and the frequency of the occurrence of asbestos in residential roofing tear-off materials was evaluated. The economic feasibility of each potential use was evaluated based on experience gained during the project and on a review of the well established use of shingle materials in hot mix asphalt. This project demonstrated that chipped asphalt shingle materials can be suitable for use as fuel in circulating fluidized boilers and cement kilns. More experience would be necessary to determine the full benefits that could be derived and to discover long term effects, but no technical barriers to full scale commercial use of chipped asphalt shingle materials in these applications were discovered. While the technical feasibility of various options was demonstrated, only the use of asphalt shingle materials in hot mix asphalt applications is currently viable economically.

Jameson, Rex, PE

2008-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt technology test Sample Search Results  

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test Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: asphalt technology test Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Bi Oil i A h ltBio-Oil in Asphalt...

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Development of asphalts and pavements using recycled tire rubber. Phase 1: technical feasibility. Final report  

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This report documents the technical progress made on the development of asphalts and pavements using recycled tire rubber.

Bullin, J.A.; Davison, R.R.; Glover, C.J. [and others

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Boston: Paving a Greener Way  

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Curio.House's interior kitchen and living room area at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Curio.House's interior kitchen and living room area at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Curio.House is designed to engage the homeowner in living comfortably and efficiently. The house is now a residence in a community that supports low-income and formerly homeless families. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Team Boston What: Curio.House Where: Community Green Victory Drive Sandwich, MA 02563 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Team Boston: Paving a Greener Way With its energy-efficient and cost-cutting features, Team Boston's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon entry, Curio.House, piqued the interest of Housing Assistance Corp. This charitable organization, which

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SITE DESIGN GUIDELINES PEDESTRIAN VEHICULAR BICYCLE VEGETATION FURNISHINGS LIGHTING SIGNAGE PAVING SITEWORK PARKING  

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SITE DESIGN GUIDELINES PEDESTRIAN VEHICULAR BICYCLE VEGETATION FURNISHINGS LIGHTING SIGNAGE PAVING.7 Pedestrians .................................................................................... 3.8 Bicycles ..................................................... Section Four Bicycle Systems 4.1 Shared Roadways

Duchowski, Andrew T.

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Asphalt emulsion sealing of uranium mill tailings. 1980 annual report  

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Studies of asphalt emulsion sealants conducted by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory have demonstrated that the sealants are effective in containing radon and other potentially hazardous material within uranium tailings. The laboratory and field studies have further demonstrated that radon exhalation from uranium tailings piles can be reduced by greater than 99% to near background levels. Field tests at the tailings pile in Grand Junction, Colorado, confirmed that an 8-cm admix seal containing 22 wt% asphalt could be effectively applied with a cold-mix paver. Other techniques were successfully tested, including a soil stabilizer and a hot, rubberized asphalt seal that was applied with a distributor truck. After the seals were applied and compacted, overburden was applied over the seal to protect the seal from ultraviolet degradation.

Hartley, J.N.; Koehmstedt, P.L; Esterl, D.J.; Freeman, H.D.; Buelt, J.L.; Nelson, D.A.; Elmore, M.R.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the influence of various parameters on the healing potential of an asphalt concrete mix  

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) FIGURE Page 29. Healing index as a function of RP/? and SA for asphalt AAA-I with granite fines . 61 30. Healing index as a function of RP/? and SA for asphalt AAB-I with granite fines . 62 31. Healing index as a function of RP/? and SA for asphalt... AAD-1 with granite fines . 63 32. Healing index as a function of RP/? and SA for asphalt AAG-1 with granite fines . 64 33. Healing index as a function of RP/? for asphalt AAK-1 with granite fines . 65 34. Healing index as a function of RP...

Telikicherla, Sriram Kumar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated titration method for use on blended asphalts  

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A system for determining parameters and compatibility of a substance such as an asphalt or other petroleum substance uses titration to highly accurately determine one or more flocculation occurrences and is especially applicable to the determination or use of Heithaus parameters and optimal mixing of various asphalt stocks. In a preferred embodiment, automated titration in an oxygen gas exclusive system and further using spectrophotometric analysis (2-8) of solution turbidity is presented. A reversible titration technique enabling in-situ titration measurement of various solution concentrations is also presented.

Pauli, Adam T. (Cheyenne, WY); Robertson, Raymond E. (Laramie, WY); Branthaver, Jan F. (Chatham, IL); Schabron, John F. (Laramie, WY)

2012-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting the fatigue life of asphalt concrete overlay systems  

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will simply be the da dN "y-intercept" and n is the slope of the curve. From the procedure listed above Saraf found the parameter A to be affected by the viscosity of the asphalt binder used in the mix, a decrease in viscosity gave an increase in A...PREDICTING THE FATIGUE LIFE OF ASPHALT CONCRETE OVERLAY SYSTEMS A Thesis by FREDERICK PHILIP GERMANN Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in Partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May...

Germann, Frederick P

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluate the fracture and fatigue resistances of hot mix asphalt containing high percentage reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) materials at low and intermediate temperatures.  

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??When applying recycled asphalt technology in a flexible pavement project, most of the concerns are related to low-temperature fracture and fatigue cracking, since the stiffness… (more)

Tang, Sheng

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ECN-Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies | Open Energy  

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ECN-Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies ECN-Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: ECN-Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies Agency/Company /Organization: Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) Sector: Climate Focus Area: Economic Development Topics: Low emission development planning, -LEDS Resource Type: Publications, Technical report Website: www.ecn.nl/docs/library/report/2011/e11059.pdf Cost: Free Language: English ECN-Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies Screenshot References: Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies[1] The aim of this report is to help move forward the discussion on low-carbon development strategies (LCDS) towards a useful climate policy instrument. It does so through a historical perspective on the use of an LCDS in a

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Study of ice and snow melting process on conductive asphalt solar collector  

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This paper investigates the snow melting process on asphalt pavements as solar collector by experiments and numerical simulation. A numerical simulation method was used to predict the general design requirements for snow melting system of asphalt pavements, and a type of experimental asphalt snow melting system has been built using the design parameters obtained from the preceding simulation. Graphite powders were used to improve the thermal conductivity of asphalt concrete and thus resulting in an improved efficiency of asphalt collector. A laboratory snow melting test was performed after real snowstorm events. The effects of thermal conductive asphalt concrete (CAC) on snow melting performance and asphalt pavement temperature distribution were evaluated. The heat transfer in the asphalt slabs and the heat requirement for the snow melting were analyzed. The results that are obtained show that asphalt solar collector (ASC) provides us a better alternative method for snow melting. The higher fluid temperature is a positive way to improve the performance of snow melting system. However, it is unnecessary to keep a too high fluid temperature so as to reduce the waste of energy. The non-uniform temperatures in the asphalt slabs are noticeable. Furthermore, the heat-transmission and the snow melting performance can be enhanced using CAC.

Mingyu Chen; Shaopeng Wu; Hong Wang; Jizhe Zhang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indonesia-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies | Open  

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Indonesia-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Indonesia-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Agency/Company /Organization Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning Website http://www.ecn.nl/en/ Program Start 2009 Program End 2010 Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References ECN Policy Studies[1] Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies[2] Overview The projects has three main goals: to provide input for a general methodology for developing Low Carbon Development Strategies to contribute to knowledge, mutual understanding and experience on the concept of Low Carbon Development Strategies with the aim to inform the

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101

Event:ECOWAS High-Level Forum: Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy for  

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Level Forum: Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy for Level Forum: Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy for All in West Africa through Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png ECOWAS High-Level Forum: Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy for All in West Africa through Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: on 2012/10/29 "ECREEE in cooperation with the Global Forum for Sustainable Energy (GSFE), and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), are organizing a three-day High Level Forum on the theme: "Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy for All in West Africa through Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency". Hosted by the Government of Ghana, the forum will contribute to the UN Sustainable Energy For All Initiative and will follow-up on the key decisions of the Rio+20 Summit". Participants will

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Ghana-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies | Open Energy  

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Ghana-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Ghana-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Jump to: navigation, search Name Ghana-Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies Agency/Company /Organization Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning Website http://www.ecn.nl/en/ Program Start 2009 Program End 2010 Country Ghana Western Africa References ECN Policy Studies[1] Paving the Way for Low Carbon Development Strategies[2] Overview The projects has three main goals: to provide input for a general methodology for developing Low Carbon Development Strategies to contribute to knowledge, mutual understanding and experience on the concept of Low Carbon Development Strategies with the aim to inform the international climate negotiations

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results of Parigi et al., the laboratory tech-niques they describe could pave the way  

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results of Parigi et al., the laboratory tech- niques they describe could pave the way toward new and momentum are obtained by applying "opera- tors" to a system's wave function. 3. V. Parigi, A. Zavatta, M

Keeling, Patrick

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E-Print Network 3.0 - ashi paving project Sample Search Results  

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MATH1910 Modelling and Investigations: Long Pure Project Dr. Kevin Houston Room 8.18a, e-mail: k... . They will pave any patio provided: (i) it is square in shape, (ii)...

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Integrated coke, asphalt and jet fuel production process and apparatus  

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A process and apparatus for the production of coke, asphalt and jet fuel m a feed of fossil fuels containing volatile carbon compounds therein is disclosed. The process includes the steps of pyrolyzing the feed in an entrained bed pyrolyzing means, separating the volatile pyrolysis products from the solid pyrolysis products removing at least one coke from the solid pyrolysis products, fractionating the volatile pyrolysis products to produce an overhead stream and a bottom stream which is useful as asphalt for road pavement, condensing the overhead stream to produce a condensed liquid fraction and a noncondensable, gaseous fraction, and removing water from the condensed liquid fraction to produce a jet fuel-containing product. The disclosed apparatus is useful for practicing the foregoing process. the process provides a useful method of mass producing and jet fuels from materials such as coal, oil shale and tar sands.

Shang, Jer Y. (McLean, VA)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of road asphalt using Gel Permeation Chromatography  

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. 31 in Toluene MacMillan AC-20 Dickens 1984 Core 3. 9. LNS, NNS, and SNS Regions of the GPC Chromatograms ~ ~ Dorchester AC-5 ~ . 33 4. 1. Variability of Chevron AC-10 Over Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500 and 50 Angstrom Columns/THF/100... well with performance. Asphaltene content cor- related better. But the best predictor of performance was the simi- larity of an asphalt's chromatogram to that of the model, especially in the LNS region. Based on these data, he made the following...

Donaldson, Guy Randal

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructural Characterization of the Chemo-mechanical Behavior of Asphalt in Terms of Aging and Fatigue Performance Properties  

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implements the framework of chemo-mechanics by investigating two types of chemical modification processes, natural (oxidative aging) and synthetic (chemical doping) as they relate not only to macro-scale properties of asphalt binder but also to the asphalt...

Allen, Robert Grover

2013-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of moisture susceptibility of asphalt mixes containing RAP and different types of aggregates and asphalt binders using the surface free energy method  

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Abstract The surface free energy (SFE) measurement of asphalt binder and aggregate is considered a reliable mechanistic framework for evaluating the moisture-induced damage potential of asphalt mixes. In the present study, the SFE method was used to evaluate the effects of asphalt binder type, Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) and its amount, and aggregate type on the moisture-induced damage potential of asphalt mixes. The SFE components (non-polar, acid and base) of a PG 64-22 and a PG 76-28 (polymer-modified) asphalt binders, blended with different amounts of RAP binder (0%, 10%, 25% and 40%) were measured in the laboratory using a Dynamic Contact Angle (DCA) analyzer. Also, the SFE components of six types of aggregates, namely limestone, rhyolite, sandstone, granite, gravel, and basalt were used in this study. The SFE components of limestone and rhyolite aggregates were measured using a Universal Sorption Device (USD), while those of the sandstone, granite, gravel, and basalt aggregates were obtained from the literature. The energy ratio parameters estimated based on the spreading coefficient, the work of adhesion, and the work of debonding were used to assess the moisture-induced damage potential of different combinations of asphalt binders and different RAP binder contents and aggregates. The SFE test results indicated that the acid SFE component of PG 64-22 and PG 76-28 asphalt binders increase with the addition of RAP binder, while the base SFE component remains almost unchanged. Also, the wettability and the work of adhesion of both PG 64-22 and PG 76-28 asphalt binders over different types of aggregates increased with an increase in RAP content (by 25% and more). Based on the energy ratio parameters, it was found that the resistance to moisture-induced damage increased with an increase in RAP content for both PG 64-22 and PG 76-28 asphalt binders and all types of aggregates, specifically when higher RAP contents were used. Moreover, it was found that the higher the total SFE of the aggregates, the lower the energy ratio parameter values. Therefore, a high total SFE component of aggregate may result in a high moisture-induced damage potential of the mix. The results presented herein are expected to be helpful in mechanistically assessing the moisture-induced damage potential of asphalt mixes, produced with polymer-modified and non-polymer-modified asphalt binders, containing RAP.

Rouzbeh Ghabchi; Dharamveer Singh; Musharraf Zaman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies of asphalt air blowing and development of a new short-term aging technique  

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In this work asphalt air blowing has been studied from two perspectives. First, the process itself was investigated in terms of the effect of air-blowing conditions on the properties of the asphalt materials obtained. It was found that according...

Vassiliev, Nicolai

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Continuum Magazine - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Paving the Way to  

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Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Paving the Way to Commercial Success Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Paving the Way to Commercial Success Issue 5 Print Version Share this resource Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Paving the Way to Commercial Success Research focuses on boosting reliability, reducing costs, and designing infrastructure of the future. A photo of a white Toyota fuel cell hybrid vehicle driving on a road. The side of the vehicle includes a blue NREL logo and a decal that reads, "Powered by 100% Renewable Sources". Enlarge image Powered by a fuel cell system with light-weight, high-pressure hydrogen tanks, an electric motor, a nickel-metal-hydride battery, and a power-control unit, the Toyota fuel cell electric vehicle has zero tailpipe emissions. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL As nations around the world pursue sustainable transportation solutions,

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Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors | Department of  

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Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors February 12, 2013 - 6:26pm Addthis Brookhaven physicists Weidong Si (left) and Qiang Li look into the vacuum chamber where the new high-field iron-based superconductors are made through a process called pulsed-laser deposition. Brookhaven physicists Weidong Si (left) and Qiang Li look into the vacuum chamber where the new high-field iron-based superconductors are made through a process called pulsed-laser deposition. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How much better is this film? Under an intense 30-tesla magnetic field, the film carried a record-high 200,000 amperes per square centimeter.

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Small Businesses Pave the Way to $20 Million in Savings at Oak Ridge |  

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Small Businesses Pave the Way to $20 Million in Savings at Oak Small Businesses Pave the Way to $20 Million in Savings at Oak Ridge Small Businesses Pave the Way to $20 Million in Savings at Oak Ridge December 13, 2012 - 4:00pm Addthis John Hale III John Hale III Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Earlier this week, the Office of Environmental Management shared the news that a new enclosure at Oak Ridge that processes radioactive casks has saved nearly $20 million by putting the facility on a path to complete cleanup work two years ahead of schedule. Small businesses were critical to making that happen. The new enclosure, called the Cask Processing Enclosure, is operated by Wastren Advantage Inc., a certified 8(a) disadvantaged business. Wastren Advantage Inc. began over 20 years ago in Piketon, Ohio, and they now have

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DOE Signing Paves the Way for Funding, Construction of Innovative Clean  

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DOE Signing Paves the Way for Funding, Construction of Innovative DOE Signing Paves the Way for Funding, Construction of Innovative Clean Coal Plant in Florida DOE Signing Paves the Way for Funding, Construction of Innovative Clean Coal Plant in Florida April 3, 2007 - 12:17pm Addthis Advanced Technology System Deemed One of the Cleanest, Most Efficient in the World WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced the signing of a Record of Decision that clears the path for construction of a $569-million, 285-megawatt coal-fired power plant that will be one of the cleanest, most efficient plants of its kind in the world. The plant will be co-owned by Southern Power Company, the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), and Kellogg, Brown and Root and will be located at OUC's existing Stanton Energy Center near Orlando, FL. DOE will

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Paving the path for next-generation nuclear energy | Department of Energy  

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Paving the path for next-generation nuclear energy Paving the path for next-generation nuclear energy Paving the path for next-generation nuclear energy May 6, 2013 - 2:26pm Addthis Renewed energy and enhanced coordination are on the horizon for an international collaborative that is advancing new, safer nuclear energy systems. Renewed energy and enhanced coordination are on the horizon for an international collaborative that is advancing new, safer nuclear energy systems. Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Reactor Technologies Nuclear power reactors currently under construction worldwide boast modern safety and operational enhancements that were designed by the global nuclear energy industry and enhanced through research and development (R&D)

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Department of Energy Paves Way for Additional Clean Energy Projects and  

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Paves Way for Additional Clean Energy Projects Paves Way for Additional Clean Energy Projects and Jobs Through Manufacturing Solicitation Department of Energy Paves Way for Additional Clean Energy Projects and Jobs Through Manufacturing Solicitation August 12, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington D.C. --- Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today a new loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy manufacturing projects. The Commercial Technology Manufacturing Systems and Components solicitation is supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through Section 1705 of the Loan Guarantee Program. The solicitation will support the deployment of renewable energy technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help increase employment in the nation's green manufacturing sector, which is part of the Administration's long-term plan to create new

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Evaluation of an eastern shale oil residue as an asphalt additive  

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An evaluation of eastern shale oil (ESO) residue as an asphalt additive to reduce oxidative age hardening and moisture susceptibility was conducted by Western Research Institute (WRI). The ESO residue, have a viscosity of 23.9 Pa{lg_bullet}s at 60{degree}C (140{degree}F), was blended with three different petroleum-derived asphalts, ASD-1, AAK-1, and AAM-1, which are known to be very susceptible to oxidative aging. Rheological and infrared analyses of the unaged and aged asphalts and the blends were then conducted to evaluate oxidative age hardening. In addition, the petroleum-derived asphalts and the blends were coated onto three different aggregates, Lithonia granite (RA), a low-absorption limestone (RD), and a siliceous Gulf Coast gravel (RL), and compacted into briquettes. Successive freeze-thaw cycling was then conducted to evaluate the moisture susceptibility of the prepared briquettes. The rheological analyses of the unaged petroleum-derived asphalts and their respective blends indicate that the samples satisfy the rutting requirement. However, the aging indexes for the rolling thin film oven (RTFO)-aged and RTFO/pressure aging vessel (PAV)-aged samples indicate that the blends are stiffer than the petroleum-derived asphalts. This means that when in service the blends will be more prone to pavement embrittlement and fatigue cracking than the petroleum-derived asphalts. Infrared analyses were also conducted on the three petroleum-derived asphalts and the blends before and after RTFO/PAV aging. In general, upon RTFO/PAV aging, the amounts of carbonyls and sulfoxides in the samples increase, indicating that the addition of the ESO residue does not mitigate the chemical aging (oxidation) of the petroleum-derived asphalts. This information correlates with the rheological data and the aging indexes that were calculated for the petroleum-derived asphalts and the blends.

Thomas, K.P.; Harnsberger, P.M.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An evaluation of permanent deformation properties of crumb rubber modified (CRM) asphalt concrete mixtures  

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The disposal of waste car and truck tires in the U.S. is becoming increasingly problematic, as is true for all forms of non-biodegradable solid waste. Over 200 million tires are discarded annually, of which only 34 percent are recycled in various...

Makunike, Danai Ellarin

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Cool Roof Coatings and Affordable Cool Color Asphalt  

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New Cool Roof Coatings and New Cool Roof Coatings and Affordable Cool Color Asphalt Shingles Meng-Dawn Cheng Oak Ridge National Laboratory chengmd@ornl.gov; 865-241-5918 April 4, 2013 PM: Andre Desjarlais PI: Meng-Dawn Cheng, Ph.D. David Graham, Ph.D. Sue Carroll Steve Allman Dawn Klingeman Susan Pfiffner, Ph.D. (FY12) Karen Cheng (FY12) Partner: Joe Rokowski (Dow) Roof Testing Facility at ORNL Building Technologies Research and Integration Center 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Building accounted for 41% of the US energy consumption in 2010 greater than either transportation (28%) or industry (31%).

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New Cool Roof Coatings and Affordable Cool Color Asphalt  

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New Cool Roof Coatings and New Cool Roof Coatings and Affordable Cool Color Asphalt Shingles Meng-Dawn Cheng Oak Ridge National Laboratory chengmd@ornl.gov; 865-241-5918 April 4, 2013 PM: Andre Desjarlais PI: Meng-Dawn Cheng, Ph.D. David Graham, Ph.D. Sue Carroll Steve Allman Dawn Klingeman Susan Pfiffner, Ph.D. (FY12) Karen Cheng (FY12) Partner: Joe Rokowski (Dow) Roof Testing Facility at ORNL Building Technologies Research and Integration Center 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Building accounted for 41% of the US energy consumption in 2010 greater than either transportation (28%) or industry (31%).

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Use of VFDs on Asphalt Plant Induced Draft Fans  

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mixer at the burner end and flows across the aggregate as it moves toward the burner. The hot air Extrapolating savings achieved with 10 asphalt plants in the Intermountain West, almost 200,000 MWh of annual energy savings could be achieved... Name Damper Plant kWh Fan kWh Fan % Staker West Haven Outlet 1,021,040 ,68130% Ogden Plant Outlet 548,640 171,257 31% POM Plant Outlet 1,284,480 ,61825% Orem Plant Inlet 890,250 96,731 11% Staker Cedar City Outlet 502,320 115,949 23% Staker Beck Street...

Anderson, G. R.; Case, P. L.; Lowery, J.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Laconia, New Hampshire Bottom, Ashi Paving Project. Volume 1: Environmental testing report  

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Bottom ash is the principal waste stream fro m the combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW). It is comprised of grate ash (97%), the slag material discharged at the end of the grate system and grate sffting (3%), the material that melts or falls through the grate structure. This project was conducted to demonstrate the feasibility of using municipal solid waste grate ash as an aggregate substitute in the construction of a pavement binder course for a portion of Rt. 3 in Laconia, New Hampshire. The research was conducted over a two year period during 1993 and 1994. This study is the culmination of an earlier two year characterization study between 1990 and 1992 that documented the physical and environmental characteristics of the bottom ash as it was produced at the Concord, N.H. waste-to-energy (WTE) facility and used in an asphaltic binder course. Together, these two studies provide a complete evaluation of the potential for using grate ash or bottom ash in asphalt binder course or as recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) in base courses in pavements.

NONE

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Laconia, New Hampshire bottom ash paving project: Volume 3, Physical Performance Testing Report  

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Bottom ash is the principal waste stream from the combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW). It is comprised of grate ash (97%), the slag material discharged at the end of the grate system, and grate sifting (3%), the material that melts or falls through the grate structure. This project was conducted to demonstrate the feasibility of using municipal solid waste grate ash as an aggregate substitute in the construction of a pavement binder course for a portion of Rt. 3 in Laconia, New Hampshire. The research was conducted over a two year period during 1993 and 1994. This study is the culmination of an earlier two year characterization study between 1990 and 1992 that documented the physical and environmental characteristics of the bottom ash as it was produced at the Concord, N.H. waste-to-energy (@) facility and used in an asphaltic binder course. Together, these two studies provide a complete evaluation of the potential for using grate ash or bottom ash in asphalt binder course or as recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) in base courses in pavements.

NONE

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biofiltration of asphalt emissions: Full-scale operation treating off-gases from polymer-modified asphalt production  

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In response to complaints from nearby residents, a biofilter was designed, installed, and tested for treating odors in one of three odorous emission streams from an asphalt plant producing polymer-modified asphalt. Hydrogen sulfide (H{sub 2}S) was determined to be the most prevalent gaseous reduced sulfur compound and was detected in the emission stream only when polymer material was being added to raw asphalt. Emission stream H{sub 2}S concentrations were quite variable, ranging from 16 to approximately 30,000 ppm (v/v) and considered the likely compound contributing most to the plant's odor complaints. The biofilter was effective in controlling odor from the production process and removed an overall average of 65% of the H{sub 2}S during polymer addition, and for H{sub 2}S concentrations less than 400 ppmv, removal averaged 98%. These removal efficiencies reflect data from the biofilter operating at 2.5-minute empty bed residence time in 1996 and a 6.1-minute empty bed residence time in 1997. The biofilter's bed became increasingly acidified during the plant's 1997 operating season producing a pH gradient through the bed ranging from a high of 6.6 to a low of 3.1. The bed medium moisture content remained constant at about 60% (wet weight basis), but changes were observed in the water potential: no correlation to performance was determined. Changes in the microbial community reflected the bed acidification trend, with acidophiles becoming generally more numerous in the bed's deeper portions and in the mid to late season when the bed was most acidified. Bed acidification did not impact the biofilter's H{sub 2}S removal efficiency.

Cook, L.L.; Gostomski, P.A.; Apel, W.A.

1999-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of asphalt deposition on recovery of oil by a pentane slug  

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THE EFFECT OF ASPHALT DEPOSITION ON RECOVERY OF OIL BY A PENTANE SLUG NANIK S. BHAGIA THE EFFECT OF ASPHALT DEPOSITION ON RECOVERY OF OIL BY A PENTANE SLUG A Thesis By NANIK S. BHAGIA Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas Ak...M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May, I 965 Major Subject: Petroleum Engineering THE EFFECT OF ASPHALT DEPOSITION ON RECOVERY OF OIL BY A PENTANE SLUG A Thesis By NANIK S. BHAGIA Approved...

Bhagia, Nanik S

1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The morphology of polymer modified asphalt and its relationship to rheology and durability  

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-22.......................... 23 2-6 Koch and Alon DSR Maps for Unaged and SAFT Aged Binders ............. 24 2-7 Koch and Alon DSR Maps for PAV*16 and PAV*32 Aged Binders ....... 25 2-8 DSR Function Ratio Divided by Polymer Peak Height... (21). 11 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 4 8 12 16 20 Unaged SAFT SAFT + PAV* 16H SAFT + PAV* 32H St re ss (M Pa ) Elongation Ratio (L/L0) I-35 SBS (Original Binder) Asphalt Modulus Asphalt-Polymer Modulus FIGURE 1-1 A Force Ductility Plot Showing the Asphalt...

Kraus, Zachary Rothman

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Promising Aspects of Heavy Oil and Native Asphalt Conversion Under Field Conditions  

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Heavy oils and native asphalt commercial field development is concerned with research on different issues, refer to production, transportation and processing. Investigation on the possibility of heavy oils and...

B. P. Tumanyan; G. V. Romanov…

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of permanent deformation mechanism in asphalt mixes in relation to microcrack growth  

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Recent developments by Lytton et al. (1998) indicate phics. that the growth of micrographs in asphalt layers under repeated loading is also a cause for the accumulation of permanent deformation or rutting in pavements besides the plastic strain...

Bhairampally, Rajesh Kumar

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asphalt roofing shingles Sample Search...  

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E. Clark, Ph.D., P.E., D. WRE, Brett V. Long, Christina Y.S. Siu, Julia Spicher, Kelly A. Summary: woods, cedar shakes, asphalt shingles, galvanized (uncoated) metal, and an...

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A Continuum Coupled Moisture-mechanical Constitutive Model for Asphalt Concrete  

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constitutive relationships are implemented in the Pavement Analysis using Nonlinear Damage Approach (PANDA) finite element (FE) package to model the moisture damage effect on the complex environmental-mechanical response of asphalt concrete. The developed...

Shakiba, Maryam

2013-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Prediction Model for Skid Resistance of Asphalt Pavements  

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The skid resistance of asphalt pavement is a major characteristic that determines the driving safety on a road, especially under wet surface conditions. Skid resistance is primarily a function of the microtexture and macrotexture of a pavement...

Rezaei, Arash

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Chip Seals for Asphalt Concrete Pavements: A Proposed Emulsion Residue Specification and Existing Pavement Texture Evaluation  

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Chip seals are a pavement surface treatment used for maintaining asphalt concrete pavements. National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 14-17 was performed to produce a national Chip Seal Manual which would consolidate the best...

Hoyt, Denise

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a long-term durability specification for polymer modified asphalt  

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In recent years an increased use of polymers has occurred to modify asphalt binders, mainly to decrease pavement rutting but also to improve binder failure strain in direct tension. Whereas all of these effects positively impact the durability...

Woo, Won Jun

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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CFD simulation on the gasification of asphalt water slurry in an entrained flow gasifier  

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Gasification technology is suggested to utilize asphalt particles, which are produced in the heavy oil deep separation process of using coupled low temperature separation of solvent and post extraction residue. I...

Xingying Lan; Hanbin Zhong; Jinsen Gao

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of coarse aggregate size, shape and surface texture on rutting of hot mix asphalt concrete  

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The objectives of this study were to: 1 ) Evaluate the influence of coarse aggregate shape and surface texture on deformation characteristics of asphalt concrete, 2) Characterize aggregate elongation, shape and texture using fractal dimensional...

Yeggoni, Mohan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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67 LA-UR-03-3983 July 2003 Approved for public release; Summary: are modeled in this analysis. Asphalt plants generate criteria pollutants from the combustion in the gas... of any...

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Laboratory Evaluation of Hot-Mix Asphalt Concrete Fatigue Cracking Resistance  

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LABORATORY EVALUATION OF HOT-MIX ASPHALT CONCRETE FATIGUE CRACKING RESISTANCE A Thesis by BRANDON PARKER JAMISON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2010 Major Subject: Civil Engineering LABORATORY EVALUATION OF HOT-MIX ASPHALT CONCRETE FATIGUE CRACKING RESISTANCE A Thesis by BRANDON PARKER JAMISON Submitted to the Office of Graduate...

Jamison, Brandon Parker

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of aging techniques on asphalt low-temperature properties  

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in the separation of an asphalt into four fractions: asphaltenes, polar aromatics, naphthene aromatics and saturates. Saturates are typically paraffins and other branched alkanes. Naphthene aromatics are toluene soluble non-polar aromatic hydrocarbons, whereas... polar aromatics are their polar counterparts that are soluble in an ethanol-toluene solution. Saturates, naphthene aromatics and polar aromatics, all soluble in normal heptane, make up the maltene phase of the asphalt. Asphaltcnes are the heaviest...

Knorr, Daniel Brainard

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thickness estimation of subsurface layers in asphalt pavement using monstatic ground penetrating radar  

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THICKNESS ESTIMATION OF SUBSURFACE LAYERS IN ASPHALT PAVEMENT USING MONSTATIC GROUND PENETRATING RADAR A Thesis CHUN LOK LAU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering THICKNESS ESTIMATION OF SUBSURFACE LAYERS IN ASPHALT PAVEMENT USING MONSTATIC GROUND PENETRATING RADAR A Thesis CHUN LOK LAU Approved as to style and content by...

Lau, Chun Lok

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

139

Biofiltration of Asphalt Emissions: Full-scale Operation Treating Off-gases from Polymer-modified Asphalt Production  

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In response to complaints from nearby residents, a biofilter was designed, installed, and tested for treating odors in one of three odorous emission streams from an asphalt plant producing polymer-modified asphalt. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) was determined to be the most prevalent gaseous reduced sulfur compound and was detected in the emission stream only when polymer material was being added to raw asphalt. Emission stream H2S concentrations we requite variable, ranging from 16 to approximately 30,000 ppm (v/v) and considered the likely compound contributing most to the plant's odor complaints. The biofilter was effective in controlling odor from the production process and removed an overall average of 65% of the H2S during polymer addition, and for H2S concentrations less than 400 ppmv, re m oval averaged 98%. These removal efficiencies reflect data from the biofilter operating at 2.5-minute empty bed residence time in 1996 and a 6.1-minute empty bed residence time in 1997. The biofilter's bed became increasingly acidified during the plant's 1997 operating season producing a pH gradient through the bed ranging from a high of 6.6 to a low of 3.1. The bed medium moisture content remained constant at about 60% (wet weight basis), but changes were observed in the water potential: no correlation to performance was determined. Changes in the microbial community reflected the bed acidification trend, with acidophiles becoming gene rally more numerous in the bed's deeper portions and in the mid to late season when the bed was most acidified. Bed acidification did not impact the biofilter's H2S removal efficiency. Nearby residents we resurveyed and roughly half of the respondents indicated that the odor conditions had improved, one-third felt odor conditions were unchanged and the remaining 15% felt odor conditions were worse despite the fact that only one of three of the plant's odorous emission streams were treated by the biofilter. Plans are to implement biofiltration for odor control at all of the facility's emission points.

Cook, Lawrence Leslie; Apel, William Arnold; Gostomski, P. A.

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Paving the  

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Vehicles: Paving the Way to Commercial Success Vehicles: Paving the Way to Commercial Success August 22, 2013 As nations around the world pursue sustainable transportation solutions, the hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) presents a promising opportunity for consumers and automakers alike. Automakers have made steady progress reducing the cost and increasing the performance of fuel cell propulsion systems, and most major vehicle manufacturers are geared to launch FCEVs in the U.S. market between 2015 and 2020. Although fuel cell technologies are proven and effective, deployment challenges persist-particularly in terms of further reducing the cost and increasing the durability of fuel cells and getting sufficient infrastructure in place to support widespread consumer use. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are collaborating with industry

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141

Rheological properties and chemical analysis of nanoclay and carbon microfiber modified asphalt with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy  

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This work aims to improve the rutting and fatigue cracking resistance of asphalt binders using selected nano- or micro-sized materials and to shed light on the microstructure changes induced by such modification to asphalt binders. The four modifiers (Nanomer I.44P, carbon microfiber, non-modified nanoclay and polymer modified nanoclay) were added into the control asphalt binder (PG 58-34). The Superpave™ tests and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) measurements were conducted for obtaining the complex shear modulus G* and microstructure distribution of modified asphalt binders. Meanwhile, the short-term and long-term aging processes of asphalt binders are simulated by rolling thin film oven (RTFO) and pressure aging vessel (PAV) tests. From the dynamic shear rheometer (DSR) and FTIR tests results, the complex shear modulus G* values of nano- or micro-materials (Nanomer I.44P, non-modified nanoclay and carbon microfiber) modified asphalt binders increase, and the performance of resistance to rutting is improved compared to the control asphalt binder. The addition of polymer modified nanoclay (PMN) into the control asphalt binder decreases the complex shear modulus, and enhances the resistance to fatigue cracking. Moreover, the addition of four modifiers into the control asphalt binder can delay and weaken the aging and oxidation effect.

Hui Yao; Zhanping You; Liang Li; Shu Wei Goh; Chee Huei Lee; Yoke Khin Yap; Xianming Shi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Evaluation of an eastern shale oil residue as an asphalt additive  

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An evaluation of eastern shale oil (ESO) residue as an asphalt additive to reduce oxidative age-hardening and moisture susceptibility was conducted. The ESO residue, having a viscosity of 23.9 Pa{sm_bullet}s at 60{degrees}C (140{degrees}F), was blended with three different petroleum-derived asphalts, AAD-1, AAK-1, and AAM-1, that are known to be very susceptible to oxidative aging. Rheological and infrared analyses of the unaged and aged asphalts and the blends were then conducted to evaluate oxidative age-hardening. In addition, the petroleum-derived asphalts and the blends were coated onto three different aggregates, Lithonia granite (RA), a low-absorption limestone (RD), and a silicious Gulf Coast gravel (RL), and compacted into briquets. Successive freeze-thaw cycling was then conducted to evaluate the moisture susceptibility of the prepared briquets. The abbreviations used above for the asphalts and the aggregates are part of the Strategic Highway Research Program nomenclature.

Thomas, K.P.; Harnsberger, P.M.

1995-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of moisture suction in hot mix asphalt mixes  

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is to relate suction measurements to physical and chemical properties of the mixtures. The objectives were achieved in two phases. In the first phase, the total suction was measured in HMA specimens with different types of aggregates (limestone and granite...

Kassem, Emad Abdel-Rahman

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

144

A study of the mixing viscosity of asphalt in hot-mix production  

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that the stability value obtained by the 4 Marshall test is strongly influenced by the viscous resistance of the binder. The flow value is largely influenced by asphalt content and the lubrication furnished by an excess of binder reduces the aggregate friction... + wet sample, gm. % Kerosene retained (CKE) Fine Material 407 407 307 307 412. 07 412. 2 5. 07 5. 2 5. 14 Sp. Gr. of -No. 4. . . . . 2. 76 of + No. 4 2. 78 K = 168 K = 130 K = 1. 60 Bitumen Ratiofor liquid asphalt (SC-2, MC-2, RC-2) 5. 25% (Agg...

Khan, Md. Musharraf Hossain

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of the effects of limestone rock asphalt screenings on the structural properties of hot-mix asphaltic concrete made with siliceous materials  

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School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1958 Major Subject: Civil Engineering A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF LIMESTONE ROCK ASPHALT SCREENINGS... to Bob M. Gallaway, Associate Pro- fessor of Civil Engineering, without whose guidance and inspiration this work would not have been possible; to Charles J. Keese, Asso- ciate Professor of Civil Engineering, for valued advice and criticism; to Dr. E...

Albritton, Oscar Willard

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid |  

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Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid June 4, 2013 - 10:50am Q&A What do you want to know about the smart grid? We'll be answering your questions in a follow-up piece. Ask Us Addthis Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's GridLAB-D™ tool works to simulate all aspects of the energy grid from generation to end use allowing users to see the future of the grid like never before. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's GridLAB-D(tm) tool works to simulate all aspects of the energy grid from generation to end use allowing users to

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Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid |  

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Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid Smart Grid Week: R&D Projects Paving the Way to the 21st Century Grid June 4, 2013 - 10:50am Q&A What do you want to know about the smart grid? We'll be answering your questions in a follow-up piece. Ask Us Addthis Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's GridLAB-D™ tool works to simulate all aspects of the energy grid from generation to end use allowing users to see the future of the grid like never before. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's GridLAB-D(tm) tool works to simulate all aspects of the energy grid from generation to end use allowing users to

148

The effect of air blowing on the properties of rubber-modified asphalt binder  

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production and use. Air blowing, accompanied by high shear mixing at elevated temperatures, was used to produce many asphalt-rubber blends in an attempt to discover a binder which resists phase separation. These air-blown, rubber-modified binders were...

Bauer, Shauna Erin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Information Form Project Title Evaluation of the Combined Effect of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP),  

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(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization) Caltrans $90,315 Total Project Cost $90,315 Agency IDProject Information Form Project Title Evaluation of the Combined Effect of Recycled Asphalt of Research Project As virgin material sources become increasingly scarce, and the volume of pavement material

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Project Information Form Project Title Evaluation of the Combined Effect of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP),  

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(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization) Caltrans $90,538 Total Project Cost $90,538 Agency IDProject Information Form Project Title Evaluation of the Combined Effect of Recycled Asphalt of Research Project As virgin material sources become increasingly scarce, and the volume of pavement material

California at Davis, University of

151

Asphalt Volcanism and Chemosynthetic Life in the Campeche Knolls, Gulf of Mexico  

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...Sciences Department, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, USA. imacdonald@falcon.tamucc...Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. | 0 Gases 0 Hydrocarbons 0 Petroleum 8052-42-4 asphalt...

I. R. MacDonald; G. Bohrmann; E. Escobar; F. Abegg; P. Blanchon; V. Blinova; W. Brückmann; M. Drews; A. Eisenhauer; X. Han; K. Heeschen; F. Meier; C. Mortera; T. Naehr; B. Orcutt; B. Bernard; J. Brooks; M. de Faragó

2004-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

152

Fiber reinforcement of asphalt concrete using cow manure  

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to ASTM Designation: D 1075 -54 (Reapproved 1974) and another for Hveem and Marshall tests heating the specimens in water, the properties of which were the control properties for water suscepti- bility tests. Tes ting of Specimens Each compacted test... specimen prepared in accordance with the Marshall Method of Mixture Design was subjected to the fol owing 12 1 tests and analysis. (1) Bulk Specific Gravity according to ASTM Designation: D 2726- 14 73. In this test the specimen was weighed in air...

Bakar, Mohammed Abu

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

153

Hybrid molecular assemblies composed of hydrogenase enzymes and quantum dots helps to pave the way for the  

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Hybrid molecular assemblies composed of hydrogenase enzymes and quantum dots helps to pave the way- plexes with the hydrogenase and that these hybrid assemblies functioned to catalyze H2 production using Hybrids for Solar Hydrogen Production."Journal of the American Chemical Society, June 28, 2010. Key

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periods of inconvenience when they drop fruit and create litter problems on paved surfaces such as patios, walks, driveways,  

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periods of inconvenience when they drop fruit and create litter problems on paved surfaces a flowering or fruiting tree lives up to its potential for health and beauty is largely dependent upon its will thrive and flower well. Flowering and fruiting are greatly influenced by duration and intensity

Liskiewicz, Maciej

155

Project Description In the search for superior batteries, the road to success is paved with advanced materials: better  

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Project Description In the search for superior batteries, the road to success is paved with advanced materials: better cathodes, better anodes, better electrolytes. The universe of candidates is so of this proposal is that by leveraging the advances in informatics and high-throughput experimental

Sadoway, Donald Robert

156

3D Engineered Models for Stringless Paving Workshop Hosted by the Missouri Department Transportation and FHWA Missouri Division  

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3D Engineered Models for Stringless Paving Workshop Hosted by the Missouri Department Administrator 8:30 Overview of 3D Engineered Models for Highway Construction ­ Gabe Nelson, Snyder and Associates · State of Practice and Why Implement this Technology · Level of Details in 3D Models · How to Get

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A Model for the Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior of Asphalt Binders and its Application in Prediction of Rutting Susceptibility  

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The mechanical behavior of asphalt binders is nonlinear. The binders exhibit shear thinning/thickening behavior in steady shear tests and non-proportational behavior in other standard viscoelastic tests such as creep-recovery or stress relaxation...

Srinivasa Parthasarathy, Atul

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

158

Rheological changes in the bitumen caused by heating and interaction with rubber during asphalt–rubber production  

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The demand for more safe and durable roads, combined with the need to preserve the environment, led to the production and application of asphalt–rubber (AR) on roads. Nevertheless, this ... among the phenomena th...

Joana Peralta; Loic Hilliou; Hugo M. R. D. Silva; Ana V. Machado…

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Direct Tension Testing to Laboratory Samples to Investigate the Effects of Hot Mix Asphalt Aging  

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While the oxidation of binders in hot mix asphalt (HMA) pavements and its subsequent detrimental effects on pavement life have been well recognized in the last few years, many important issues have not yet been investigated. Understanding how best...

Padigala, Meghana 1989-

2012-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Hot Mix Asphalt Compaction Using a Thermodynamics Based Compressible Viscoelastic Model within the Framework of Multiple Natural Configurations  

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asphalt (HMA) using the notion of multiple natural configurations. A thermodynamic framework is employed to study the non-linear dissipative response associated with HMA by specifying the forms for the stored energy and the rate of dissipation function...

Koneru, Saradhi

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Investigation of Rheological and Nano-Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders  

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separation scheme in the order of their increasing molecular polarity are saturates, naphthene aromatics, polar aromatics, and asphaltenes. The saturates fraction is generally a light straw-colored oil, primarily hydrocarbon in 10 nature, with little... by the saturates and naphthene aromatics fractions, which plasticize the polar aromatics and asphaltenes fractions; the polar aromatics fraction imparts ductility to the asphalts; and the saturates and naphthene aromatics in combination with the asphaltenes...

Kabir, Pooyan

2014-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of asphalt deposition on permeability in miscible flooding with liquified petroleum gas (LPG  

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. llment of the requirements for the degree of NASTER OF SCIENCE August, 1962 Najor Subject: Petroleum Engineering THE EFFECT OF ASPHALT DEPOSITION ON PERMEABILITY IN MISCIBLE FLOODING WITH LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) A Thesis ARTHUR E. PINSON, JR.... ween one-third and two-thirds of that -'nitially present. Because of the relatively low recovery efficiencies of these natural oil expulsion mechanisms, , the petroleum production industry has continually sought methods which would provide improved...

Pinson, Arthur Edward, Jr

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effects of Using Alkali-Silica Reaction Affected Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Hot Mix Asphalt  

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-RCA in an HMA pavement were identified. Results obtained using accelerated laboratory conditions were extrapolated based on anticipated field conditions. Guidelines for the mitigation of potential distresses in HMA made with ASR-RCA are presented. v... through the Airfield Asphalt Pavement Technology Program. Finally, thanks to my mother and father for their encouragement and to my fianc?e for her patience and love. vii NOMENCLATURE AFB - Air Force Base AASHTO - American Association of State...

Geiger, Brian James

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Protocol for the Analysis of Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer Date from Fine Aggregate Asphalt Mixes  

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AUTOMATED PROTOCOL FOR ANALYSIS OF DYNAMIC MECHANICAL ANALYZER DATA FROM FINE AGGREGATE ASPHALT MIXES A Thesis by PEDRO CAVALCANTI DE SOUSA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... by PEDRO CAVALCANTI DE SOUSA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved by: Co-Chairs of Committee, Dallas N. Little Eyad Masad...

Cavalcanti De Sousa, Pedro

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

165

Evaluation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Asphalt Binder Using Matrix Solid-Phase Dispersion and Gas Chromatography  

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......emissions generated during the production and application of asphalt binders...pre-concentration, and gas chro- matography (GC). Mechanical...hydrogen was used as the carrier gas at a flow rate of 1.0 mL...alumina. However, owing to the cost, silica gel was selected as......

Paulo R.N. Fernandes; Sandra de A. Soares; Ronaldo F. Nascimento; Jorge B. Soares; Rivelino M. Cavalcante

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Effects of optimal concentrations of asphalt-tar substances and wax on the rheological characteristics of high-viscosity petroleum during transport in large pipelines  

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It is shown that the optimum ratio of asphalt-tar substances to wax is independent of temperature and pressure in transport of high-viscosity petroleum through pipelines.

A. M. Shammazov

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two- and Three-Dimensional Microstructural Modeling of Asphalt Particulate Composite Materials using a Unified Viscoelastic-Viscoplastic-Viscodamage Constitutive Model  

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The main objective of this study is to develop and validate a framework for microstructural modeling of asphalt composite materials using a coupled thermo-viscoelastic, thermo-viscoplastic, and thermo-viscodamage constitutive model. In addition...

You, Taesun

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

168

Patents paved the way  

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... Patent No. 2,951,942), using a neutron absorber such as fissionable materials or boron-10, to create particles to heat one side of radiometer panes to measure neutron flux. ...

Arnold Kramish

1998-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Establishment of a laboratory mix-design method for open-graded friction courses using sulfur-extended asphalt (SEA) binders  

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which varied from dense asphaltic concrete to porous surface courses. The con- clusions included the following: l. The durabil1ty of porous fr1ction courses was very dependent on the type of binder used. 2. The sections with 200 pen bitumen gave...ESTABLISHMENT OF A LABORATORY MIX-DESIGN METHOD FOR OPEN-GRADED FRICTION COURSES USING SULFUR-EXTENDED ASPHALT (SEA) BINDERS A Thesis by KEE-KWONG HO Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Ho, Kee-Kwong

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Sound Propagation in Gross Mixtures  

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For low acoustic frequencies a mixture (a porous medium or a suspension) is shown to have an effective density which differs slightly from the density given by Archimedes' principle. This effective density is computed from a physically elementary consideration of viscous incompressible fluid flow. For higher frequencies pore or particle size in the mixture becomes comparable with the wavelength of shear waves in the fluid while still small compared with dilatational wavelength. The theory is extended to such frequencies through the known formula for the fluid's resistance to the oscillations of a rigid sphere. In both cases the effective compressibility of the mixture is taken to be the volume?average of the component compressibilities. From the effective density and compressibility the acoustic properties of the mixture are predicted. Predictions are compared with previous theories and with experimental results.

W. S. Ament

1953-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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24/03/2011 16:13New insight into parasite's reproduction paves way for new therapies Page 1 of 2http://www.dailyindia.com/show/430277.php  

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http://www.dailyindia.com/show/430277.php Search Home National World Business Sports Cricket into parasite's reproduction paves way for new therapies Page 2 of 2http://www.dailyindia.com/show/430277.php

Gardner, Andy

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Discrete Element Modeling of Influences of Aggregate Gradation and Aggregate Properties on Fracture in Asphalt Mixes  

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............................................................................ 65 Case I: A Blend of Soft Limestone and Hard Limestone ...... 65 Case II: A Blend of Sandstone and Soft Limestone .............. 68 Comparison of Case I and Case II Results... Strength ......................................................................... 44 3.6 Internal Force Changes with Change in Applied Load for Soft Limestone Mixtures ............................................................. 48 3...

Mahmoud, Enad Muhib Ahmad

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

173

Heat and Gravitation. III. Mixtures  

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The standard treatment of relativistic thermodynamics does not allow for a systematic treatment of mixtures. It is proposed that a formulation of thermodynamics as an action principle may be a suitable approach to adopt for a new investigation. This third paper of the series applies the action principle to a study of mixtures of ideal gases. The action for a mixture of ideal gases is the sum of the actions for the components, with an entropy that, in the absence of gravity, is determined by the Gibbs-Dalton hypothesis. Chemical reactions such as hydrogen dissociation are studied, with results that include the Saha equation and that are more complete than traditional treatments, especially so when gravitational effects are included. A mixture of two ideal gases is a system with two degrees of freedom and consequently it exhibits two kinds of sound. In the presence of gravity the Gibbs-Dalton hypothesis is modified to get results that agree with observation. The possibility of a parallel treatment of real gases is illustrated by an application to van der Waals gases. The overall conclusion is that experimental results serve to pin down the lagrangian in a very efficient manner. This leads to a convenient theoretical framework in which many dynamical problems can be studied.

Christian Fronsdal

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

174

The Electrical Resistance of Binary Metallic Mixtures  

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The existing theories of the resistivity of mixtures assume regular arrangements of the two components rather than random mixtures. A theory for a random mixture is given based on the assumption that each crystal acts as if surrounded by a homogeneous medium whose properties are those of the mixture. Comparisons with experiment are made. The experimental data that have been examined fall roughly into two classes. One class consists of mixtures where the variation of resistivity with composition disagrees violently with this theory making it clear that the assumptions made are completely inapplicable. The remaining class consists of mixtures which generally agree well with the theory.

Rolf Landauer

1952-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Membrane Separations of Liquid Mixtures  

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MEMBRANE SEPARATIONS OF LIQUID MIXTURES Douglas R. Lloyd Separations Research Program Department of Chemical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas In recent years considerable attention has been given to the need... for reduced energy costs in the chemical processing industry. A major portion of the energy consumed in this industry is associated with the separation and recovery of chemicals. Membrane processes offer energy-efficient, cost effective methods...

Lloyd, D. R.

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Evaluating mixture adsorption models using molecular simulation...  

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aic.14058 Abstract: The design of adsorption-based separation processes using novel adsorbents requires reliable data for the adsorption of fluid mixtures on candidate adsorbents....

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Terahertz spectroscopy for quantifying refined oil mixtures  

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In this paper, the absorption coefficient spectra of samples prepared as mixtures of gasoline and diesel in different proportions are obtained by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy. To...

Li, Yi-nan; Li, Jian; Zeng, Zhou-mo; Li, Jie; Tian, Zhen; Wang, Wei-kui

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lattice Boltzmann model for binary mixtures  

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An a priori derivation of the lattice Boltzmann equations for binary mixtures is provided by discretizing the Boltzmann equations that govern the evolution of binary mixtures. The present model leads to a set of two-fluid hydrodynamic equations for the mixture. In existing models, employing the single-relaxation-time approximation, the viscosity and diffusion coefficients are coupled through the relaxation parameter ?, thus limited to unity Prandtl number and Schmidt number. In the present model the viscosity and diffusion coefficient are independently controlled by two relaxation parameters, thus enabling the modeling of mixtures with an arbitrary Schmidt number. The theoretical framework developed here can be readily applied to multiple-species mixing.

Li-Shi Luo and Sharath S. Girimaji

2002-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Contributions to an Improved Oxygen and Thermal Transport Model and Development of Fatigue Analysis Software for Asphalt Pavements  

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-rate binder oxidation and hardening kinetics and calibrated mechanistic approach with surface energy (CMSE) fatigue analysis algorithm from literature. Input data include reaction kinetics parameters, mixture test results, and pavement temperature. Carbonyl...

Jin, Xin

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

180

DEVELOPMENT OF A RAPID TEST TO DETERMINE MOISTURE SENSTIVITY OF HMA (SUPERPAVE) MIXTURES  

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attracts more water and leads to physical separation of the asphalt from the aggregate (Tarrer and Wagh 1991). 7 2.1.3 Spontaneous emulsification Spontaneous emulsification is an inverted emulsion of water droplets in asphalt cement. Fromm (1974... techniques as important factors external to the environment. Cohesion in the mastic is influenced by the rheology of the filled binder. Kim et al. (2002) described how the resistance of mastic to microcracks development is strongly influenced...

Shiwakoti, Harihar

2007-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Bose-Fermi Mixtures in One Dimension  

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We analyze the phase stability and the response of a mixture of bosons and spin-polarized fermions in one dimension (1D). Unlike in 3D, phase separation happens for low fermion densities. The dynamics of the mixture at low energy is independent of the spin-statistics of the components, and the modes are essentially undamped.

Kunal K. Das

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Gas mixtures for spark gap closing switches  

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Gas mixtures for use in spark gap closing switches comprised of fluorocarbons and low molecular weight, inert buffer gases. To this can be added a third gas having a low ionization potential relative to the buffer gas. The gas mixtures presented possess properties that optimized the efficiency spark gap closing switches. 6 figs.

Christophorou, L.G.; McCorkle, D.L.; Hunter, S.R.

1987-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

183

Mesoscopic theory for inhomogeneous mixtures  

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Mesoscopic density functional theory for inhomogeneous mixtures of sperical particles is developed in terms of mesoscopic volume fractions by a systematic coarse-graining procedure starting form microscopic theory. Approximate expressions for the correlation functions and for the grand potential are obtained for weak ordering on mesoscopic length scales. Stability analysis of the disordered phase is performed in mean-field approximation (MF) and beyond. MF shows existence of either a spinodal or a $\\lambda$-surface on the volume-fractions - temperature phase diagram. Separation into homogeneous phases or formation of inhomogeneous distribution of particles occurs on the low-temperature side of the former or the latter surface respectively, depending on both the interaction potentials and the size ratios between particles of different species. Beyond MF the spinodal surface is shifted, and the instability at the $\\lambda$-surface is suppressed by fluctuations. We interpret the $\\lambda$-surface as a borderline between homogeneous and inhomogeneous (containing clusters or other aggregates) structure of the disordered phase. For two-component systems explicit expressions for the MF spinodal and $\\lambda$-surfaces are derived. Examples of interaction potentials of simple form are analyzed in some detail, in order to identify conditions leading to inhomogeneous structures.

A. Ciach

2010-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

184

Green Highways: American Concrete Paving  

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cement is a relatively energy and CO2 intensive material to manufacture... cement manufacturing accounts! So-called "global warming" is just a secret ploy by wacko tree-huggers to make America energy is sustainability? "Meet[ing] the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations

185

SOLAR HEATING OF TANK BOTTOMS Application of Solar Heating to Asphaltic and Parrafinic Oils Reducing Fuel Costs and Greenhouse Gases Due to Use of Natural Gas and Propane  

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The sale of crude oil requires that the crude meet product specifications for BS&W, temperature, pour point and API gravity. The physical characteristics of the crude such as pour point and viscosity effect the efficient loading, transport, and unloading of the crude oil. In many cases, the crude oil has either a very high paraffin content or asphalt content which will require either hot oiling or the addition of diluents to the crude oil to reduce the viscosity and the pour point of the oil allowing the crude oil to be readily loaded on to the transport. Marginal wells are significantly impacted by the cost of preheating the oil to an appropriate temperature to allow for ease of transport. Highly paraffinic and asphaltic oils exist throughout the D-J basin and generally require pretreatment during cold months prior to sales. The current study addresses the use of solar energy to heat tank bottoms and improves the overall efficiency and operational reliability of stripper wells.

Eugene A. Fritzler

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Application of Finite Mixture Models for Vehicle Crash Data Analysis  

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heterogeneity through the use of finite mixture regression models. A Finite mixture of Poisson or NB regression models is especially useful when the count data were generated from a heterogeneous population. To evaluate these models, Poisson and NB mixture...

Park, Byung Jung

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

187

Environmental toxicity of complex chemical mixtures  

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and wildlife tissues were collected from four National Priority List Superfund sites within the United States. In general, chemical analysis was not always predictive of mixture toxicity. Although biodegradation reduced the concentration of total...

Gillespie, Annika Margaret

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

188

Binary mixture flammability characteristics for hazard assessment  

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calculations and UNIFAC, a theoretical model that does not require experimental binary interaction parameters, are employed in the mixture flash point predictions, which are validated with experimental data. MFPB is successfully predicted using the UNIFAC model...

Vidal Vazquez, Migvia del C.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Experimental Study on Geocell-Reinforced Flexible Pavements with Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Bases under Cyclic Loading  

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in the geotechnical testing box and tested under cyclic loading. The subgrade was composed of a mixture of 75% Kansas river sand and 25% Kaolin at 10.4% optimum moisture content, which corresponds to 5% CBR. The RAP base was constructed without or with geocell at 6.6...

Acharya, Bhagaban

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

190

PVT measurements for five natural gas mixtures  

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PVT MEASUREMENTS FOR FIVE NATURAL GAS MIXTURES A Thesis by PHILIP PARAYIL SIMON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1991..., The Netherlands), Ruhrgas (Germany), National Institute of Standards and Technology (Boulder, Colorado, USA), and Texas A&M University (USA). This work involved the measurement of the compressibility factors of the five natural gas mixtures at temperatures...

Simon, Philip Parayil

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

191

Fluid Mixtures of Parallel Hard Cubes  

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The direct correlation function of a fluid mixture of parallel hard cubes is obtained by using Rosenfeld's fundamental measure approximation. This approximation is thermodynamically consistent (compressibility and virial equations of state are equal) and predicts a spinodal instability of the binary mixture for large-to-small side ratio larger than roughly 10, in qualitative agreement with simulations on the lattice version of the model. In two dimensions the system never demixes, also in agreement with the simulations.

José A. Cuesta

1996-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

192

Mixed-mode diesel HCCI with External Mixture Formation: Preliminary...  

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Mixed-mode diesel HCCI with External Mixture Formation: Preliminary Results Mixed-mode diesel HCCI with External Mixture Formation: Preliminary Results 2003 DEER Conference...

193

Detailed Kinetic Modeling of Gasoline Surrogate Mixtures  

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Real fuels are complex mixtures of thousands of hydrocarbon compounds including linear and branched paraffins, naphthenes, olefins and aromatics. It is generally agreed that their behavior can be effectively reproduced by simpler fuel surrogates containing a limited number of components. In this work, a recently revised version of the kinetic model by the authors is used to analyze the combustion behavior of several components relevant to gasoline surrogate formulation. Particular attention is devoted to linear and branched saturated hydrocarbons (PRF mixtures), olefins (1-hexene) and aromatics (toluene). Model predictions for pure components, binary mixtures and multi-component gasoline surrogates are compared with recent experimental information collected in rapid compression machine, shock tube and jet stirred reactors covering a wide range of conditions pertinent to internal combustion engines. Simulation results are discussed focusing attention on the mixing effects of the fuel components.

Mehl, M; Curran, H J; Pitz, W J; Westbrook, C K

2009-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

194

Superconductor precursor mixtures made by precipitation method  

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Method and apparatus for preparing highly pure homogeneous precursor powder mixtures for metal oxide superconductive ceramics. The mixes are prepared by instantaneous precipitation from stoichiometric solutions of metal salts such as nitrates at controlled pH's within the 9 to 12 range, by addition of solutions of non-complexing pyrolyzable cations, such as alkyammonium and carbonate ions.

Bunker, Bruce C. (Albuquerque, NM); Lamppa, Diana L. (Albuquerque, NM); Voigt, James A. (Albuquerque, NM)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit  

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Mixture Mixture Excise Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Hydrogen Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit A tax credit of $0.50 per gallon is available for the sale or use of

196

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit  

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Mixture Mixture Excise Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit A biodiesel blender that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service

197

Viscosity and Light Scattering in Critical Mixtures  

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Simultaneous measurements of both viscosity and light scattering are performed on two critical mixtures. The first one is a triethylamine-water solution, which exhibits a lower consolute point, the second one a methanol-ciclohexane mixture with an upper consolute point. It is found that the singular behavior of viscosity cannot be fitted by a simple power law, nor by a logarithmic one, in the entire range of temperature. The asymptotic behavior, however, tends to become logarithmic as the critical temperature is approached. The simultaneous observation of scattered light allows one to exclude the intervention of spurious processes, like a breaking of correlations because of impurities. In addition, it is shown that the correlation length seems to depend mainly on the reduced temperature, irrespective of the system under examination.

S. Ballaro'; G. Maisano; P. Migliardo; F. Wanderlingh

1972-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Viscosity of a mixture of soft spheres  

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The viscosity of a 50% mixture of soft spheres (i.e., particles which interact according to the force law ?=dr12) has been simulated by applying nonequilibrium molecular dynamics to a system of 108 particles. Results for several size (actually d) and mass differences are given and compared with the predictions of a conformal-solution Van der Waals 1 theory. To construct this theory, it was necessary to derive a mixing rule for the mass. Overall, agreement between theory and simulation is satisfactory to size differences of about 14% and to mass differences of about 5%. It is pointed out that nonequilibrium molecular dynamics is a powerful technique and appears well suited to this particular application: The simulated viscosity of the mixture can be obtained to within about 5% accuracy for the 108-particle system by applying a shear to the system and following its behavior for about 7000 time steps.

Denis J. Evans and H. J. M. Hanley

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Embedded Electronic Nose for VOC Mixture Analysis  

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This paper details the work done towards a low cost, small size, portable embedded electronic nose (e-nose) and its application for analysis of different VOC mixtures. The sensor array is composed of commercially available metal oxide semiconductor sensors by Figaro. The embedded E-nose consists of an ADuC831 and has an RS 232 interface for Desktop PC for higher level data collection and NN training. The ESP tool with database facility and multilayer perceptron neural network (MLP NN) is employed to interface the embedded hardware and to process the electronic nose signals before being classified. The use of embedded e-nose for the quantification of VOCs in mixtures is investigated.

Botre, B.; Gharpure, D.; Shaligram, A. [Department of Electronic Science, University of Pune, Pune: 411007 (India)

2009-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

200

Soliton trains in Bose-Fermi mixtures  

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We theoretically consider the formation of bright solitons in a mixture of Bose and Fermi degenerate gases. While we assume the forces between atoms in a pure Bose component to be effectively repulsive, their character can be changed from repulsive to attractive in the presence of fermions provided the Bose and Fermi gases attract each other strongly enough. In such a regime the Bose component becomes a gas of effectively attractive atoms. Hence, generating bright solitons in the bosonic gas is possible. Indeed, after a sudden increase of the strength of attraction between bosons and fermions (realized by using a Feshbach resonance technique or by firm radial squeezing of both samples) soliton trains appear in the Bose-Fermi mixture.

T. Karpiuk; M. Brewczyk; S. Ospelkaus-Schwarzer; K. Bongs; M. Gajda; K. Rzazewski

2004-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Shear viscosity of hadronic gas mixtures  

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We investigate the effects of baryon chemical potential \\mu on the shear viscosity coefficient \\eta and the viscosity to entropy density ratio \\eta/s of a pion-nucleon gas mixture. We find that \\eta is an increasing function of T and \\mu, while the ratio \\eta/s turns to a decreasing function in a wide region of T-\\mu plane. In the kinematical region we studied, the smallest value of \\eta/s is about 0.3.

K. Itakura; O. Morimatsu; H. Otomo

2008-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

202

Noise Compensation for Subspace Gaussian Mixture Models  

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Noise Compensation for Subspace Gaussian Mixture Models Liang Lu University of Edinburgh Joint work condition (i.e. noise), the gain disappears Goal Noise compensation for SGMM Method Model space compensation . . .· · · · · · · · · · ·· · ·· · ···· · ·· · ·· vjk Liang Lu, Interspeech, September, 2012 R T S C R T S C #12;Noise compensation Larger modelling

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203

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit  

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Alternative Fuel Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit

204

Electrostatically Tuned Interactions in Silica Microsphere-Polystyrene Nanoparticle Mixtures  

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Electrostatically Tuned Interactions in Silica Microsphere-Polystyrene Nanoparticle Mixtures Angel: July 26, 2005 We explore the generality of nanoparticle haloing1 as a novel colloidal stabilization mechanism in binary mixtures of silica microspheres and polystyrene nanoparticles. By selectively tuning

Lewis, Jennifer

205

Measurements of molecular and thermal diffusion coefficients in ternary mixtures  

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of a polymer and a colloid in a water-ethanol solvent, treating the ternary mixture as a pseudobinary; Gans et polymer in a water-ethanol solvent mixture. They reported a sign change in the Soret coefficient

Firoozabadi, Abbas

206

Separation of gas mixtures by thermoacoustic waves.  

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Imposing sound on a binary gas mixture in a duct separates the two gases along the acoustic-propagation axis. Mole-fraction differences as large as 10% and separation fluxes as high as 0.001 M-squared c, where M is Mach number and c is sound speed, are easily observed. We describe the accidental discovery of this phenomenon in a helium-xenon mixture, subsequent experiments with a helium-argon mixture, and theoretical developments. The phenomenon occurs because a thin layer of the gas adjacent to the wall is immobilized by viscosity while the rest of the gas moves back and forth with the wave, and the heat capacity of the wall holds this thin layer of the gas at constant temperature while the rest of the gas experiences temperature oscillations due to the wave's oscillating pressure. The oscillating temperature gradient causes the light and heavy atoms in the gas to take turns diffusing into and out of the immobilized layer, so that the oscillating motion of the wave outside the immobilized layer tends to carry light-enriched gas in one direction and heavy-enriched gas in the opposite direction. Experiment and theory are in very good agreement for the initial separation fluxes and the saturation mole-fraction differences.

Swift, G. W. (Gregory W.); Geller, D. A. (Drew A.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Dual-water mixture fuel burner  

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A coal-water mixture (CWM) burner includes a conically shaped rotating cup into which fuel comprised of coal particles suspended in a slurry is introduced via a first, elongated inner tube coupled to a narrow first end portion of the cup. A second, elongated outer tube is coaxially positioned about the first tube and delivers steam to the narrow first end of the cup. The fuel delivery end of the inner first tube is provided with a helical slot on its lateral surface for directing the CWM onto the inner surface of the rotating cup in the form of a uniform, thin sheet which, under the influence of the cup's centrifugal force, flows toward a second, open, expanded end portion of the rotating cup positioned immediately adjacent to a combustion chamber. The steam delivered to the rotating cup wets its inner surface and inhibits the coal within the CWM from adhering to the rotating cup. A primary air source directs a high velocity air flow coaxially about the expanded discharge end of the rotating cup for applying a shear force to the CWM in atomizing the fuel mixture for improved combustion. A secondary air source directs secondary air into the combustion chamber adjacent to the outlet of the rotating cup at a desired pitch angle relative to the fuel mixture/steam flow to promote recirculation of hot combustion gases within the ignition zone for increased flame stability.

Brown, Thomas D. (Finleyville, PA); Reehl, Douglas P. (Pittsburgh, PA); Walbert, Gary F. (Library, PA)

1986-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

208

ccsd00004127, ON THE SURFACE TENSIONS OF BINARY MIXTURES  

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ccsd­00004127, version 1 ­ 2 Feb 2005 ON THE SURFACE TENSIONS OF BINARY MIXTURES JEAN RUIZ Abstract tensions and the concentrations are brie y reviewed. Key Words: Surface tensions, binary mixtures the corresponding surface tension depends on the composition of the mixture. Some relationship is expected which

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A bayesian mixture model with linear regression mixing proportions  

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Classic mixture models assume that the prevalence of the various mixture components is fixed and does not vary over time. This presents problems for applications where the goal is to learn how complex data distributions evolve. We develop models and ... Keywords: bayesian mixture model, gibbs sampler, linear regression, mixing proportion

Xiuyao Song; Chris Jermaine; Sanjay Ranka; John Gums

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Lattice Boltzmann model for the simulation of multicomponent mixtures  

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A lattice Boltzmann (LB) model for the simulation of realistic multicomponent mixtures is constructed. In the hydrodynamic limit, the LB model recovers the equations of continuum mechanics within the mixture-averaged diffusion approximation. The present implementation can be used to simulate realistic mixtures with arbitrary Schmidt numbers and molecular masses of the species. The model is applied to the mixing of two opposed jets of different concentrations and the results are in excellent agreement with a continuum model. An application to the simulation of mixtures in microflows is also presented. Results compare well with existing kinetic theory predictions of the slip coefficient for mixtures in a Couette flow.

S. Arcidiacono; I. V. Karlin; J. Mantzaras; C. E. Frouzakis

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

211

CRITICALITY CURVES FOR PLUTONIUM HYDRAULIC FLUID MIXTURES  

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This Calculation Note performs and documents MCNP criticality calculations for plutonium (100% {sup 239}Pu) hydraulic fluid mixtures. Spherical geometry was used for these generalized criticality safety calculations and three geometries of neutron reflection are: {sm_bullet}bare, {sm_bullet}1 inch of hydraulic fluid, or {sm_bullet}12 inches of hydraulic fluid. This document shows the critical volume and critical mass for various concentrations of plutonium in hydraulic fluid. Between 1 and 2 gallons of hydraulic fluid were discovered in the bottom of HA-23S. This HA-23S hydraulic fluid was reported by engineering to be Fyrquel 220. The hydraulic fluid in GLovebox HA-23S is Fyrquel 220 which contains phosphorus. Critical spherical geometry in air is calculated with 0 in., 1 in., or 12 inches hydraulic fluid reflection.

WITTEKIND WD

2007-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

212

Experiments Upon the Explosions of Hydrocarbon Mixtures  

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of such experiments* B. Reference to previous experimental work. C* Object of present s e r i e s of experiments. (See plan of experiments.) a. Heat produced by explosion of H~C mixture. b. Duration of pressure. c• .Rate of combustion and explosion. d. E f f e... as possible the heat produced by the explosion under c e r t a i n conditions. I t i s true that the t o t a l amount of heat / developed may be c a l c u l a t e d matematically i f s u f f i c i e n t data i s a v a i l a b l e , but i t i s also true...

Stone, Fred

1904-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Antiandrogenic activity of phthalate mixtures: Validity of concentration addition  

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Phthalates and bisphenol A have very widespread use leading to significant exposure of humans. They are suspected to interfere with the endocrine system, including the androgen, estrogen and the thyroid hormone system. Here we analyzed the antiandrogenic activity of six binary, and one ternary mixture of phthalates exhibiting complete antiandrogenic dose–response curves, and binary mixtures of phthalates and bisphenol A at equi-effective concentrations of EC{sub 10}, EC{sub 25} and EC{sub 50} in MDA-kb2 cells. Mixture activity followed the concentration addition (CA) model with a tendency to synergism at high and antagonism at low concentrations. Isoboles and the toxic unit approach (TUA) confirmed the additive to synergistic activity of the binary mixtures BBP + DBP, DBP + DEP and DEP + BPA at high concentrations. Both methods indicate a tendency to antagonism for the EC{sub 10} mixtures BBP + DBP, BBP + DEP and DBP + DEP, and the EC{sub 25} mixture of DBP + BPA. A ternary mixture revealed synergism at the EC{sub 50}, and weak antagonistic activity at the EC{sub 25} level by the TUA. A mixture of five phthalates representing a human urine composition and reflecting exposure to corresponding parent compounds showed no antiandrogenic activity. Our study demonstrates that CA is an appropriate concept to account for mixture effects of antiandrogenic phthalates and bisphenol A. The interaction indicates a departure from additivity to antagonism at low concentrations, probably due to interaction with the androgen receptor and/or cofactors. This study emphasizes that a risk assessment of phthalates should account for mixture effects by applying the CA concept. -- Highlights: ? Antiandrogenic activity of mixtures of 2 and 3 phthalates are assessed in MDA-kb2 cells. ? Mixture activities followed the concentration addition model. ? A tendency to synergism at high and antagonism at low levels occurred.

Christen, Verena [University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Life Sciences, Gründenstrasse 40, CH-4132 Muttenz (Switzerland)] [University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Life Sciences, Gründenstrasse 40, CH-4132 Muttenz (Switzerland); Crettaz, Pierre; Oberli-Schrämmli, Aurelia [Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Division Chemical Products, 3003 Bern (Switzerland)] [Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Division Chemical Products, 3003 Bern (Switzerland); Fent, Karl, E-mail: karl.fent@bluewin.ch [University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Life Sciences, Gründenstrasse 40, CH-4132 Muttenz (Switzerland) [University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Life Sciences, Gründenstrasse 40, CH-4132 Muttenz (Switzerland); Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH Zürich), Department of Environmental Sciences, 8092 Zürich (Switzerland)

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Prediction of New Hydrogen Storage Compounds and Mixtures  

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8, 2006 DOE Theory Focus Session on Hydrogen Storage Materials Prediction of New Hydrogen Storage Compounds and Mixtures Vidvuds Ozoli UCLA Research supported by DOE grants No....

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Prediction of New Hydrogen Storage Compounds and Mixtures  

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Presentation on the Prediction of New Hydrogen Storage Compounds and Mixtures given at the DOE Theory Focus Session on Hydrogen Storage Materials on May 18, 2006.

216

Determining inert content in coal dust/rock dust mixture  

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A method and apparatus for determining the inert content of a coal dust and rock dust mixture uses a transparent window pressed against the mixture. An infrared light beam is directed through the window such that a portion of the infrared light beam is reflected from the mixture. The concentration of the reflected light is detected and a signal indicative of the reflected light is generated. A normalized value for the generated signal is determined according to the relationship .phi.=(log i.sub.c `log i.sub.co) / (log i.sub.c100 -log i.sub.co) where i.sub.co =measured signal at 0% rock dust i.sub.c100 =measured signal at 100% rock dust i.sub.c =measured signal of the mixture. This normalized value is then correlated to a predetermined relationship of .phi. to rock dust percentage to determine the rock dust content of the mixture. The rock dust content is displayed where the percentage is between 30 and 100%, and an indication of out-of-range is displayed where the rock dust percent is less than 30%. Preferably, the rock dust percentage (RD%) is calculated from the predetermined relationship RD%=100+30 log .phi.. where the dust mixture initially includes moisture, the dust mixture is dried before measuring by use of 8 to 12 mesh molecular-sieves which are shaken with the dust mixture and subsequently screened from the dust mixture.

Sapko, Michael J. (Finleyville, PA); Ward, Jr., Jack A. (Oakmont, PA)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Extension and replacement of aspalt cement with sulphur  

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deformation were performed on selected combinations of aggregate, asphalt and sulphur. Three different methods of incorpora- ting the mixture ingredients were studied. Based upon results of the screening and characterization tests, relationships between... Selection of Analysis Methods . Selection of Materials Characterization Tests CHAPTER IV. TASK B: DEVELOPMENT OF SULPHUR EXTENDED ASPHALT SYSTEMS Selection of Mixture Composition and Experimental Design Variables . Sulphur Selection Asphalt Cement...

Pickett, Daniel Ernest

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

218

VISCOSITY OF NEMATIC-CHIRAL MIXTURES AND THEIR ELECTROOPTICAL CHARACTERISTICS  

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VISCOSITY OF NEMATIC-CHIRAL MIXTURES AND THEIR ELECTROOPTICAL CHARACTERISTICS Z. M. ELASHVILI, M. D of Georgian SSR, Tbilisi 380086, S. Euli str. 5, USSR Abstract. -- We have measured the viscosity in mixtures that the increase of the viscosity at low additive concentration (Cm

Boyer, Edmond

219

Blind Signal Separation in Teleconferencing using the ICA Mixture Model  

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sensors in nonstationary environments is presented. The algorithm is based on the ICA mixture model more sources than sensors if sources are in different mixing classes. The required number of sensors mixture model can sepa­ rate two speech signals and a background music signal with only two microphones

Lee, Te-Won

220

Surface tension in a reactive binary mixture of incompressible fluids  

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Surface tension in a reactive binary mixture of incompressible fluids Henning Struchtrup Institute with a distributed form of surface tension. The model describes chemistry, diffusion, viscosity and heat transfer tension at the front. Keywords: Binary mixtures, Surface tension, Irreversible thermodynamics, Hele

Struchtrup, Henning

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221

Separation of Azeotropic Mixtures in Closed Batch Distillation Arrangements  

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Separation of Azeotropic Mixtures in Closed Batch Distillation Arrangements S. Skouras and S, Norway SCOPE OF THE PROJECT ·How can we separate ternary mixtures in closed batch distillation-up period is required, followed by a heteroazeotropic distillation step (Figure 3) Modified: The separation

Skogestad, Sigurd

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Modeling documents as mixtures of persons for expert finding  

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Modeling documents as mixtures of persons for expert finding Pavel Serdyukov and Djoerd Hiemstra the as- sumption that terms in documents are produced by people who are men- tioned in them. We represent documents retrieved to a query as mixtures of candidate experts language models. Two methods of personal lan

Hiemstra, Djoerd

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Adsorptive separation of propylene-propane mixtures  

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The separation of propylene-propane mixtures is of great commercial importance and is carried out by fractional distillation. It is claimed to be the most energy-intensive distillation practiced in the United States. The purpose of this paper is to describe experimental work that suggests a practical alternative to distillation for separating the C[sub 3] hydrocarbons: adsorption. As studied, the process involves three adsorptive steps: initial separation with molecular sieves with heavy dilution with an inert gas; separation of propylene and propane separately from the inert gas, using activated carbon; and drying of the product streams with any of several available desiccants. The research information presented here deals with the initial step and includes both equilibrium and kinetic data. Isotherms are provided for propylene and propane adsorbed on three zeolites, activated alumina, silica gel, and coconut-based activated carbon. Breakthrough data are provided for both adsorption and regeneration steps for the zeolites, which were found to be superior to the other adsorbents for breakthrough separations. A flow diagram for the complete proposed process is included.

Jaervelin, H.; Fair, J.R. (Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States))

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Method for identifying known materials within a mixture of unknowns  

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One or both of two methods and systems are used to determine concentration of a known material in an unknown mixture on the basis of the measured interaction of electromagnetic waves upon the mixture. One technique is to utilize a multivariate analysis patch technique to develop a library of optimized patches of spectral signatures of known materials containing only those pixels most descriptive of the known materials by an evolutionary algorithm. Identity and concentration of the known materials within the unknown mixture is then determined by minimizing the residuals between the measurements from the library of optimized patches and the measurements from the same pixels from the unknown mixture. Another technique is to train a neural network by the genetic algorithm to determine the identity and concentration of known materials in the unknown mixture. The two techniques may be combined into an expert system providing cross checks for accuracy.

Wagner, John S. (Albuquerque, NM)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

System for identifying known materials within a mixture of unknowns  

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One or both of two methods and systems are used to determine concentration of a known material in an unknown mixture on the basis of the measured interaction of electromagnetic waves upon the mixture. One technique is to utilize a multivariate analysis patch technique to develop a library of optimized patches of spectral signatures of known materials containing only those pixels most descriptive of the known materials by an evolutionary algorithm. Identity and concentration of the known materials within the unknown mixture is then determined by minimizing the residuals between the measurements from the library of optimized patches and the measurements from the same pixels from the unknown mixture. Another technique is to train a neural network by the genetic algorithm to determine the identity and concentration of known materials in the unknown mixture. The two techniques may be combined into an expert system providing cross checks for accuracy.

Wagner, John S. (Albuquerque, NM)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

System for identifying known materials within a mixture of unknowns  

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One or both of two methods and systems are used to determine concentration of a known material in an unknown mixture on the basis of the measured interaction of electromagnetic waves upon the mixture. One technique is to utilize a multivariate analysis patch technique to develop a library of optimized patches of spectral signatures of known materials containing only those pixels most descriptive of the known materials by an evolutionary algorithm. Identity and concentration of the known materials within the unknown mixture is then determined by minimizing the residuals between the measurements from the library of optimized patches and the measurements from the same pixels from the unknown mixture. Another technique is to train a neural network by the genetic algorithm to determine the identity and concentration of known materials in the unknown mixture. The two techniques may be combined into an expert system providing cross checks for accuracy. 37 figs.

Wagner, J.S.

1999-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

227

The use of kaolinite/zeolite mixtures for landfill liners  

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The use of kaolinite/zeolite mixtures as alternative landfill materials has been studied. The ratios of kaolinite/zeolite used were K/Z = 0.1, K/Z = 0.2 and K/Z = 0.3. To determine the geotechnical and physicochemical properties of the mixtures, their optimum moisture content, which provides the best compression out in the field, was determined by a compaction test. Also, tests for unconfined compression strength, hydraulic conductivity and consolidation were carried out. As a result, the optimum mixture was found to be K/Z = 0.2. To test the effect of contaminants, this optimum mixture was contaminated with Na, Ca, Pb, and Cu, and tests of the specific gravity, liquid and plastic limits, unconfined compression strength, consolidation, pH, and electrical conductivity were performed. It is concluded that the K/Z = 0.20 mixture has high absorption capacity and can be used in the landfill liner materials.

Yucel Guney; Savas Koparel

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

IGNITION IMPROVEMENT OF LEAN NATURAL GAS MIXTURES  

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This report describes work performed during a thirty month project which involves the production of dimethyl ether (DME) on-site for use as an ignition-improving additive in a compression-ignition natural gas engine. A single cylinder spark ignition engine was converted to compression ignition operation. The engine was then fully instrumented with a cylinder pressure transducer, crank shaft position sensor, airflow meter, natural gas mass flow sensor, and an exhaust temperature sensor. Finally, the engine was interfaced with a control system for pilot injection of DME. The engine testing is currently in progress. In addition, a one-pass process to form DME from natural gas was simulated with chemical processing software. Natural gas is reformed to synthesis gas (a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide), converted into methanol, and finally to DME in three steps. Of additional benefit to the internal combustion engine, the offgas from the pilot process can be mixed with the main natural gas charge and is expected to improve engine performance. Furthermore, a one-pass pilot facility was constructed to produce 3.7 liters/hour (0.98 gallons/hour) DME from methanol in order to characterize the effluent DME solution and determine suitability for engine use. Successful production of DME led to an economic estimate of completing a full natural gas-to-DME pilot process. Additional experimental work in constructing a synthesis gas to methanol reactor is in progress. The overall recommendation from this work is that natural gas to DME is not a suitable pathway to improved natural gas engine performance. The major reasons are difficulties in handling DME for pilot injection and the large capital costs associated with DME production from natural gas.

Jason M. Keith

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Responses in Milk Constituents to Intravascular Administration of Two Mixtures of Amino Acids to Dairy Cows  

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to inves- tigate the effects of intravascular infusions of AA mixtures on milk constituents. Cows were infusion, followed by a 5-djugular infusion of a mixture of AA. Two mixtures of AA were used in a crossover (total AA); this mixture was infused at 400 g of M d . The other mixture represented the essential AA

Bequette, Brian J.

230

Thermodynamic analysis of organic Rankine cycle using zeotropic mixtures  

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Abstract In recent years, more and more attention has been paid to organic Rankine cycle (ORC), which is simply structured, highly reliable and easily maintainable. In order to improve the efficiency of ORC systems, zeotropic mixtures whose phase change process is variable temperature, are used as working fluids to match the temperature profiles of the heat source and heat sink. In this paper, a thermodynamic model which mainly includes Jacob number and the ratio of evaporation temperature and condensation temperature is proposed to forecast the thermal efficiency, output work and exergy efficiency of ORC system with zeotropic mixture. Furthermore, the proposed model programmed by Mablab 2010a is verified by the theoretical data. Then, for different heat source inlet temperature, using different zeotropic mixture pairs, output work that is objective function is maximized by optimizing the evaporation temperature. The results show that if the other working conditions are fixed, the heat source inlet temperature has a significant influence on the best composition of zeotropic mixtures at the optimal evaporation temperature. With the increase of heat source inlet temperature, there exists a heat source inlet temperature that pure working fluid has better system performance than zeotropic mixture. The extent of ORC system performance improvement has a positive correlation with zeotropic mixture’s temperature glide.

Li Zhao; Junjiang Bao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Improved gas mixtures for gas-filled radiation detectors  

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Improved binary and ternary gas mixtures for gas-filled radiation detectors are provided. The components are chosen on the basis of the principle that the first component is one molecular gas or mixture of two molecular gases having a large electron scattering cross section at energies of about 0.5 eV and higher, and the second component is a noble gas having a very small cross section at and below about 1.0 eV, whereby fast electrons in the gaseous mixture are slowed into the energy range of about 0.5 eV where the cross section for the mixture is small and hence the electron mean free path is large. The reduction in both the cross section and the electron energy results in an increase in the drift velocity of the electrons in the gas mixtures over that for the separate components for a range of E/P (pressure-reduced electric field) values. Several gas mixtures are provided that provide faster response in gas-filled detectors for convenient E/P ranges as compared with conventional gas mixtures.

Christophorou, L.G.; McCorkle, D.L.; Maxey, D.V.; Carter, J.G.

1980-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

232

Commensurate mixtures of ultracold atoms in one dimension  

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We study binary mixtures of ultracold atoms, confined to one dimension in an optical lattice, with commensurate densities. Within a Luttinger liquid description, which treats various mixtures on equal footing, we derive a system of renormalization group equations at second order, from which we determine the rich phase diagrams of these mixtures. These phases include charge and spin density wave orders, singlet and triplet pairings, polaron pairing [L. Mathey et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 120404 (2004)], and a supersolid phase. Various methods to detect our results experimentally are discussed.

L. Mathey

2007-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

233

Opening criteria for accelerated paving techniques  

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of BW-8 and JFK intersection . 12 Section cracks of core R-4 from Rayford frontage road . 13 US-59, spalling due to an early saw cut . 14 A relationship between I? and the deflection basin 15 FWD test section for Bissonet road 16 Mortar strength... of BW-8 and JFK intersection . 12 Section cracks of core R-4 from Rayford frontage road . 13 US-59, spalling due to an early saw cut . 14 A relationship between I? and the deflection basin 15 FWD test section for Bissonet road 16 Mortar strength...

Johnson, Jason Leonard

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

234

Extended Gaussianization Method for Blind Separation of Post-Nonlinear Mixtures  

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The linear mixture model has been investigated in most articles tackling the problem of blind source separation. Recently, several articles have addressed a more complex model: blind source separation (BSS) of postnonlinear (PNL) mixtures. These mixtures ...

Kun Zhang; Lai-Wan Chan

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LETTER Community ecology theory predicts the effects of agrochemical mixtures on aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem  

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LETTER Community ecology theory predicts the effects of agrochemical mixtures on aquatic experiment to examine the effects of pairwise agrochemical mixtures [fertiliser, herbicide (atrazine. As postulated, the responses of biodiversity and ecosystem properties to agrochemicals alone and in mixtures

Lajeunesse, Marc J.

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A simplified procedure for estimation of mixture permeances from...  

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of mixture permeances from unary permeation data Previous Next List Rajamani Krishna, Jasper M. van Baten, J. Membr. Sci., 367, 204-210 (2011) DOI: 10.1016j.memsci.2010.10.055...

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Influence of adsorption on the diffusion selectivity for mixture...  

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mixture permeation across mesoporous membranes Previous Next List Rajamani Krishna, Jasper M. van Baten, J. Membr. Sci., 369, 545-549 (2011) DOI: 10.1016j.memsci.2010.12.042...

238

Spontaneous detonation of a mixture of two odd electron gases  

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Spontaneous detonation of a mixture of two odd electron gases ... Instructions for safe detonation of ClO2 and NO (the fastest known reaction between two stable molecules at room temperature). ...

Thomas S. Briggs

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Contour extraction by mixture density description obtained from region clustering  

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This paper describes a contour extraction scheme which refines a roughly estimated initial contour to outline a precise object boundary. In our approach, mixture density descriptions, which are parametric desc...

Minoru Etoh; Yoshiaki Shirai; Minoru Asada

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Deconvolution in Random Effects Models via Normal Mixtures  

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This dissertation describes a minimum distance method for density estimation when the variable of interest is not directly observed. It is assumed that the underlying target density can be well approximated by a mixture of normals. The method...

Litton, Nathaniel A.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Quantum degenerate mixtures of strontium and rubidium atoms  

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We report on the realization of quantum degenerate gas mixtures of the alkaline-earth element strontium with the alkali element rubidium. A key ingredient of our scheme is sympathetic cooling of Rb by Sr atoms that are continuously laser cooled on a narrow linewidth transition. This versatile technique allows us to produce ultracold gas mixtures with a phase-space density of up to 0.06 for both elements. By further evaporative cooling we create double Bose-Einstein condensates of 87Rb with either 88Sr or 84Sr, reaching more than 10^5 condensed atoms per element for the 84Sr-87Rb mixture. These quantum gas mixtures constitute an important step towards the production of a quantum gas of polar, open-shell RbSr molecules.

Pasquiou, Benjamin; Tzanova, Slava; Stellmer, Simon; Szczepkowski, Jacek; Parigger, Mark; Grimm, Rudolf; Schreck, Florian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Breath is a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water  

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12 SCIENCE Breath is a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapour, inert gases. On the basis of proton affinity, the major constituents of air and breath (nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide

243

Bayesian variable selection in clustering via dirichlet process mixture models  

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simultane- ously. I use Dirichlet process mixture models to define the cluster structure and to introduce in the model a latent binary vector to identify discriminating variables. I update the variable selection index using a Metropolis algorithm and obtain...

Kim, Sinae

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

244

Investigation of Organic Rankine Cycle Performance with Variable Mixture Composition  

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The present study deals with a comprehensive thermodynamic modeling of a renewable energy-based organic Rankine cycle (ORC). In this regard, two ... investigate the effect of mixture composition on the cycle perf...

H. Barzegaravval; Ibrahim Dincer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Observable fast kinetic eigenmode in binary noble-gas mixtures  

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It is suggested that a fast kinetic mode should be observable in a whole class of disparate mass fluid mixtures, such as gaseous He-Xe, by neutron scattering experiments, at not too high densities and Xe concentrations.

Campa, A.; Cohen, E.G.D.

1988-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

246

Electron drift velocity in CO2 laser mixtures  

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A modified Bradbury-Nielsen grid system has been used to measure...W in two gas mixtures of special interest when modelling h.p. CO2 lasers. The results are compared with the theoretical values obtained with the ...

G. L. Braglia; L. Romanň; W. Roznerski

247

Finite Element Studies of Colloidal Mixtures Influenced by Electric Fields  

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A further understanding of colloidal mixture behavior under applied electric fields would greatly benefit the design of smart material systems such as electrorheological fluidic devices and microfluidic reconfigurable antennas. This thesis presents...

Drummond, Franklin Jerrel

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

248

Ignition Delay Times of Kerosene(Jet-A)/Air Mixtures  

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Ignition of Jet-A/air mixtures was studied behind reflected shock waves. Heating of shock tube at temperature of 150 C was used to prepare a homogeneous fuel mixture. Ignition delay times were measured from OH emission at 309 nm and from absorption of He-Ne laser radiation at 3.3922 micrometers. The conditions behind shock waves were calculated by one-dimensional shock wave theory from initial conditions T1, P1, mixture composition and incident shock wave velocity. The ignition delay times were obtained at two fixed pressures 10, 20 atm for lean, stoichiometric and rich mixtures (ER=0.5, 1, 2) at an overall temperature range of 1040-1380 K.

Zhukov, V P; Starikovskii, A Yu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Laser-based ignition of hydrogen-oxygen mixture  

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Two possible results of an impulse energy injection into the gas mixture are investigated. In the first case it is supposed, that in the gas an equilibrium spherical plasma spot is formed and its disintegratio...

Y.V. Tunik; O. Haidn; O.P. Shatalov

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Laser-initiated ignition of hydrogen-air mixtures  

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The subject of investigation is the kinetic mechanisms intensifying chain reactions that proceed in a hydrogen-air mixture when O2 molecules dissociate under the action of laser radiation with wavelength ? ...

A. M. Starik; P. S. Kuleshov; N. S. Titova

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Microscopic Transport in Mixtures of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids...  

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andor storage of carbon dioxide. For these applications in addition to CO 2 sorption properties, also transport properties of the mixtures of CO 2 and ILs are of high...

252

Simulations of oscillatory convection in 3 He mixtures in moderate  

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performed in salt-water mixtures,9 subsequent experiments focused on 3 He­4 He Refs. 1 and 10­12 and water to a water-ethanol mixture with separation ratio S=-0.021 in containers of aspect ratio 16 17 and R-Rc /Rc 10 the aspect ratio may be quite large. · The primary instability takes the form of a subcritical bi- furcation

Batiste, Oriol

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adaptive mixture modelling Sample Search...  

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Summary: for each mixture in the prior model. Unlike the second step of the EM algorithm, for adaptation these "new... Using Adapted Gaussian Mixture Models. Digital Signal...

254

Bubble-Point Measurements of Eight Binary Mixtures for Organic Rankine Cycle Applications  

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Bubble-Point Measurements of Eight Binary Mixtures for Organic Rankine Cycle Applications ... These mixtures are of interest as working fluids in organic Rankine power cycles. ...

Stephanie L. Outcalt; Eric W. Lemmon

2013-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

255

Variability of hot mix asphalt produced with reclaimed asphalt pavement  

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/8"-No. 4 No. 4-No. 10 No. 10-No. 40 No. 40-No. 80 No. 80-No. 200 No. 200- Sum Sample Size 76 76 76 76 76 76 Mean Y 0. 0001 0. 1463 0. 3672 0. 2806 0. 1923 0. 0135 Stdev S 0. 0002 0. 0102 0. 0186 0. 0207 0. 0158 0. 0026 Y(1 ? Y) 0. 0001 0. 1249 0... No. 10 No. 40 No. 80 No. 200 Sample Size 76 76 76 76 76 76 Mean X 0. 9999 0. 8536 0. 4864 0. 2058 0. 0135 Stdev S 0. 0002 0. 0102 0. 0238 0. 0159 0. 0026 2C(1 ? X) 0. 0001 0. 1250 0. 2498 0. 1635 0. 0133 Variance S 2 6. 23E-08 1. 05E-04 5. 65E-04...

Yang, Guiqin

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

HRX-SAFT Equation of State for Fluid Mixtures:? Application to Binary Mixtures of Carbon Dioxide, Water, and Methanol  

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HRX-SAFT Equation of State for Fluid Mixtures:? Application to Binary Mixtures of Carbon Dioxide, Water, and Methanol ... In this work, we extend the pure fluid crossover statistical associating fluid theory (HRX-SAFT) equation of state (EOS) (Kiselev et al., Fluid Phase Equilib. ... HRX-SAFT incorporates non-analytic scaling laws in the critical region and is transformed into the analytical, classical HR-SAFT EOS far away from the critical point. ...

S. B. Kiselev; J. F. Ely; S. P. Tan; H. Adidharma; M. Radosz

2006-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

257

First Principles Investigations of Americium, Plutonium and their Mixtures using Dynamical Mean Field Theory  

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We developed a relativistic dynamical mean field approach to study the properties of Plutonium Americium mixtures.

Gabriel Kotliar and Sergej Savrasov

2007-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

258

Detailed chemical characterization of unresolved complex mixtures in  

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Detailed chemical characterization of unresolved complex mixtures in Detailed chemical characterization of unresolved complex mixtures in atmospheric organics: Insights into emission sources, atmospheric processing, and secondary organic aerosol formation Title Detailed chemical characterization of unresolved complex mixtures in atmospheric organics: Insights into emission sources, atmospheric processing, and secondary organic aerosol formation Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Chan, Arthur W. H., Gabriel Isaacman, Kevin R. Wilson, David R. Worton, Christopher R. Ruehl, Theodora Nah, Drew R. Gentner, Timothy R. Dallmann, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, Robert A. Harley, Jessica B. Gilman, William C. Kuster, Joost A. de Gouw, John H. Offenberg, Tadeusz E. Kleindienst, Ying H. Lin, Caitlin L. Rubitschun, Jason D. Surratt, Patrick L. Hayes, Jose L. Jimenez, and Allen H. Goldstein

259

Nuclear fusion reaction rates for strongly coupled ionic mixtures  

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We analyze the effect of plasma screening on nuclear reaction rates in dense matter composed of atomic nuclei of one or two types. We perform semiclassical calculations of the Coulomb barrier penetrability taking into account a radial mean-field potential of plasma ions. The mean-field potential is extracted from the results of extensive Monte Carlo calculations of radial pair distribution functions of ions in binary ionic mixtures. We calculate the reaction rates in a wide range of plasma parameters and approximate these rates by an analytical expression that is expected to be applicable to multicomponent ion mixtures. Also, we analyze Gamow-peak energies of reacting ions in various nuclear burning regimes. For illustration, we study nuclear burning in {sup 12}C-{sup 16}O mixtures.

Chugunov, A. I.; DeWitt, H. E. [Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, Politekhnicheskaya 26, RU-194021 St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

260

Inferential determination of various properties of a gas mixture  

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Methods for inferentially determining various properties of a gas mixture, when the speed of sound in the gas is known at an arbitrary temperature and pressure. The method can be applied to natural gas mixtures, where the known parameters are the sound speed, temperature, pressure, and concentrations of any dilute components of the gas. The method uses a set of reference gases and their calculated density and speed of sound values to estimate the density of the subject gas. Additional calculations can be made to estimate the molecular weight of the subject gas, which can then be used as the basis for heating value calculations. The method may also be applied to inferentially determine density and molecular weight for gas mixtures other than natural gases.

Morrow, Thomas B. (San Antonio, TX); Behring, II, Kendricks A. (Torrance, CA)

2007-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Determining the Porosity and Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Binary Mixtures  

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Gravels and coarse sands make up significant portions of some environmentally important sediments, while the hydraulic properties of the sediments are typically obtained in the laboratory using only the fine fraction (e.g., <2 mm or 4.75 mm). Researchers have found that the content of gravel has significant impacts on the hydraulic properties of the bulk soils. Laboratory experiments were conducted to measure the porosity and the saturated hydraulic conductivity of binary mixtures with different fractions of coarse and fine components. We proposed a mixing-coefficient model to estimate the porosity and a power-averaging method to determine the effective particle diameter and further to predict the saturated hydraulic conductivity of binary mixtures. The proposed methods could well estimate the porosity and saturated hydraulic conductivity of the binary mixtures for the full range of gravel contents and was successfully applied to two data sets in the literature.

Zhang, Z. F.; Ward, Anderson L.; Keller, Jason M.

2009-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

262

A Molecular-Thermodynamic Lattice Model for Binary Mixtures  

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Using a method originally proposed for describing a continuum-space polymer fluid, a new expression for the Helmholtz energy of mixing is proposed for a binary lattice mixture. Molecular size asymmetry and nonrandomness due to segment-segment interactions are taken into account. An expression proposed by Yan, Liu and Hu for a binary lattice mixture of monomers, based on the Ising model, is used as a reference system. Calculated critical constants and liquid-liquid coexistence curves are in good agreement with Monte Carlo simulations for lattice mixtures with modest size asymmetry. Because lattice spacing rises with increasing temperature, comparison of calculated binary liquid-liquid equilibria with experiment requires that calculations take into account that the interchange energy falls as temperature rises. While the new expression for the Helmholtz energy of mixing provides much improvement over the Flory-Huggins equation, calculated liquid-liquid equilibria for three binary systems are similar to those from Guggenheim's quasi-chemical theory.

Qin, Yuan; Prausnitz, John M.

2005-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

263

Vacancy solution theory of adsorption from gas mixtures  

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The new correlation based on vacancy-solution theory, reports Pennsylvania State University, improves predictions of gas-mixture adsorption equilibria from single-component adsorption isotherm data. The new method is more general, simpler to apply, and more accurate than other available models. For an adsorption system, the binary parameters - adsorbate and vacancy - are obtained from regression of the pure-gas adsorption data with the vacancy-solution isotherm equation. These parameters are then used to predict multicomponent adsorption equilibrium, assuming that the adsorbate-adsorbate interactions are negligible. Penn State has verified the new correlation on two different kinds of binary adsorption systems: mixtures of O/sub 2/, N/sub 2/, and CO on zeolite 10X and mixtures of light hydrocarbons on Nuxit-AL activated carbon.

Suwanayuen, S.; Danner, R.P.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Chemical kinetic modeling of component mixtures relevant to gasoline  

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Real fuels are complex mixtures of thousands of hydrocarbon compounds including linear and branched paraffins, naphthenes, olefins and aromatics. It is generally agreed that their behavior can be effectively reproduced by simpler fuel surrogates containing a limited number of components. In this work, a recently revised version of the kinetic model by the authors is used to analyze the combustion behavior of several components relevant to gasoline surrogate formulation. Particular attention is devoted to linear and branched saturated hydrocarbons (PRF mixtures), olefins (1-hexene) and aromatics (toluene). Model predictions for pure components, binary mixtures and multi-component gasoline surrogates are compared with recent experimental information collected in rapid compression machine, shock tube and jet stirred reactors covering a wide range of conditions pertinent to internal combustion engines. Simulation results are discussed focusing attention on the mixing effects of the fuel components.

Mehl, M; Curran, H J; Pitz, W J; Westbrook, C K

2009-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

265

Enskog theory for polydisperse granular mixtures. II. Sonine polynomial approximation  

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The linear integral equations defining the Navier-Stokes (NS) transport coefficients for polydisperse granular mixtures of smooth inelastic hard disks or spheres are solved by using the leading terms in a Sonine polynomial expansion. Explicit expressions for all the NS transport coefficients are given in terms of the sizes, masses, compositions, density, and restitution coefficients. In addition, the cooling rate is also evaluated to first order in the gradients. The results hold for arbitrary degree of inelasticity and are not limited to specific values of the parameters of the mixture. Finally, a detailed comparison between the derivation of the current theory and previous theories for mixtures is made, with attention paid to the implication of the various treatments employed to date.

Vicente Garzó; Christine M. Hrenya; James W. Dufty

2007-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical kinetic modeling of component mixtures relevant to gasoline  

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Detailed kinetic models of pyrolysis and combustion of hydrocarbon fuels are nowadays widely used in the design of internal combustion engines and these models are effectively applied to help meet the increasingly stringent environmental and energetic standards. In previous studies by the combustion community, such models not only contributed to the understanding of pure component combustion, but also provided a deeper insight into the combustion behavior of complex mixtures. One of the major challenges in this field is now the definition and the development of appropriate surrogate models able to mimic the actual features of real fuels. Real fuels are complex mixtures of thousands of hydrocarbon compounds including linear and branched paraffins, naphthenes, olefins and aromatics. Their behavior can be effectively reproduced by simpler fuel surrogates containing a limited number of components. Aside the most commonly used surrogates containing iso-octane and n-heptane only, the so called Primary Reference Fuels (PRF), new mixtures have recently been suggested to extend the reference components in surrogate mixtures to also include alkenes and aromatics. It is generally agreed that, including representative species for all the main classes of hydrocarbons which can be found in real fuels, it is possible to reproduce very effectively in a wide range of operating conditions not just the auto-ignition propensity of gasoline or Diesel fuels, but also their physical properties and their combustion residuals [1]. In this work, the combustion behavior of several components relevant to gasoline surrogate formulation is computationally examined. The attention is focused on the autoignition of iso-octane, hexene and their mixtures. Some important issues relevant to the experimental and modeling investigation of such fuels are discussed with the help of rapid compression machine data and calculations. Following the model validation, the behavior of mixtures is discussed on the basis of computational results.

Mehl, M; Curran, H J; Pitz, W J; Dooley, S; Westbrook, C K

2008-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Wehner Schulze to predict skid resistance of Irish surfacing materials  

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resistance of the combined components of asphalt mixes and how they interact with vehicle tyres. hal-00851551Daniel and Coree, 2003) are devices developed to simulate polishing of aggregate or asphalt mixtures. The National Centre for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) developed a test apparatus which uses three pneumatic tyres

Boyer, Edmond

268

CFD Modelling of Particle Mixtures in a 2D CFB  

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The capability of Fluent 6.2.16 to simulate particle mixtures in a laboratory scale 2D circulating fluidized bed (CFB) unit has been tested. In the ... 40 cm wide and 3 m high 2D CFB was modeled using a grid with...

M. Seppälä; S. Kallio

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Gas-phase detonation propagation in mixture composition gradients  

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...unconfined gas detonations in hydrocarbon-air mixtures by a sympathetic...Meeting (International) of the Combustion Institute, Bordeaux, France...and A. Linan1995Effects of heat release on triple flamesPhys...model for partially premixed hydrocarbon combustionCombust. Flame...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Viscosity of concentrated suspensions of sphere/rod mixtures  

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This paper discusses the viscosity of concentrated suspensions of sphere/rod mixtures by adopting the Thomas relations for spheres and Milliken`s for randomly oriented rods with aspect ratio of 20. The relative viscosity of a mixed suspension may now be calculated for any combination of rods (of aspect ratio 20) and spheres.

Mor, R.; Gottlieb, M. [Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beersheba (Israel). Dept. of Chemical Engineering; Graham, A.L. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Mondy, L.A.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Addendum to ‘‘Heat and matter transport in binary liquid mixtures’’  

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We recently presented nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations of coupled heat and matter transport in a binary liquid mixture. While these simulations were carried out exactly as indicated, the relations given between the microscopic and macroscopic formalism were strictly wrong. Here we correct these errors and indicate how they limit the possibilities for comparison of our simulation results with experiment.

Denis J. Evans and David MacGowan

1987-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

272

Gas Distribution Modeling using Sparse Gaussian Process Mixture Models  

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Gas Distribution Modeling using Sparse Gaussian Process Mixture Models Cyrill Stachniss1 Christian-- In this paper, we consider the problem of learning a two dimensional spatial model of a gas distribution with a mobile robot. Building maps that can be used to accurately predict the gas concentration at query

Stachniss, Cyrill

273

Analysis of Closed Multivessel Batch Distillation of Ternary Azeotropic Mixtures  

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Analysis of Closed Multivessel Batch Distillation of Ternary Azeotropic Mixtures using Elementary ­ Introducing the concept of elementary topological cells, we illustrate how vapor­liquid equilibrium (VLE with total reflux packed distillation column profiles when all resistance to mass transfer is in the vapor

Skogestad, Sigurd

274

Variational Bayes for Hierarchical Mixture Models , James G. Booth  

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Bayesian inference for graphical models with latent variables (Bishop, 1999; Attias, 2000; Beal, 2003, and their mixtures, for model learning (Bishop, 1999; Ghahramani and Beal, 2000; Bishop et al., 2002; Beal, 2003 methods for Bayesian inference (Beal, 2003; Bishop, 2006; Ormerod and Wand, 2010). Posterior means

Booth, James

275

VLE MEASUREMENTS FOR ASYMMETRIC MIXTURES OF FISCHER-TROPSCH HYDROCARBONS  

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The ability to model the thermodynamic phase behavior of long-chain and short-chain alkane mixtures is of considerable industrial and theoretical interest. However, attempts to accurately describe the phase behavior of what we call asymmetric mixtures of hydrocarbons (AMoHs) have met with only limited success. Vapor-liquid equilibrium (VLE) data are surprisingly scarce, and the limited data that are available suggest that cubic equations of state may not be capable of fitting (much less predicting) the phase behavior of AMoHs. The following tasks, which address the problems described above, were accomplished during the one-year period of this Phase I UCR grant: (1) A continuous-flow apparatus was modified for the measurement of AMoHs and used to measure VLE for propane + hexadecane mixtures at temperatures from 473 to 626 K and pressures up to the mixture critical pressures of about 100 bar. (2) The extent to which cubic vs. modern, statistical mechanics-based equations of state (EoS) are applicable to AMoHs was evaluated. Peng-Robinson (PR) was found to be a surprisingly accurate equation for fitting AMoHs, but only if its pure component parameters were regressed to liquid densities and vapor pressures. However, even this form of PR was still not a predictive equation, as there was a significant variation of kij with temperature. In spite of its deficiencies in terms of vapor-phase predictions and modeling of the critical region, PC-SAFT was found to be the most appropriate EoS for truly predicting the phase behavior of highly asymmetric mixtures of alkanes. (3) Finally, a dense-gas extraction (DGE) apparatus was designed and constructed for the fractionation of F-T waxes into cuts of pure oligomers. Such oligomers are needed in g-sized quantities to perform VLE measurements with long-chain alkanes with carbon numbers greater than 40. The dense gas and the solute mixture to be extracted are contacted in a packed column that has a separation power significantly greater than what can be achieved in one equilibrium stage. Thus, wax oligomer purities are expected to be much better than what can be obtained by conventional supercritical extraction processes.

Mark C. Thies

2004-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

276

Ionic liquids for separation of olefin-paraffin mixtures  

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The invention is directed to an ionic liquid comprising (i) a cationic portion containing a complex of a silver (I) ion and one or more neutral ligands selected from organoamides, organoamines, olefins, and organonitriles, and (ii) an anionic portion having the chemical formula ##STR00001## wherein m and n are independently 0 or an integer of 1 or above, and p is 0 or 1, provided that when p is 0, the group --N--SO.sub.2--(CF.sub.2).sub.nCF.sub.3 subtended by p is replaced with an oxide atom connected to the shown sulfur atom. The invention is also directed to a method for separating an olefin from an olefin-paraffin mixture by passing the mixture through a layer of the ionic liquid described above.

Dai, Sheng; Luo, Huimin; Huang, Jing-Fang

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

277

Low velocity ion stopping in binary ionic mixtures  

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Attention is focused on the low ion velocity stopping mechanisms in multicomponent and dense target plasmas built of quasiclassical electron fluids neutralizing binary ionic mixtures, such as, deuterium-tritium of current fusion interest, proton-heliumlike iron in the solar interior or proton-helium ions considered in planetology, as well as other mixtures of fiducial concern in the heavy ion beam production of warm dense matter at Bragg peak conditions. The target plasma is taken in a multicomponent dielectric formulation a la Fried-Conte. The occurrence of projectile ion velocities (so-called critical) for which target electron slowing down equals that of given target ion components is also considered. The corresponding multiquadrature computations, albeit rather heavy, can be monitored analytical through a very compact code operating a PC cluster. Slowing down results are systematically scanned with respect to target temperature and electron density, as well as ion composition.

Tashev, Bekbolat; Baimbetov, Fazylkhan [Department of Physics, Kazakh National University, Tole Bi 96, Almaty 480012 (Kazakhstan); Deutsch, Claude [LPGP (UMR-CNRS 8578), Universite Paris XI, 91405 Orsay (France); Fromy, Patrice [Direction de l'Informatique, Universite Paris XI, 91405 Orsay (France)

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

278

Ionic liquids for separation of olefin-paraffin mixtures  

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The invention is directed to an ionic liquid comprising (i) a cationic portion containing a complex of a silver (I) ion and one or more neutral ligands selected from organoamides, organoamines, olefins, and organonitriles, and (ii) an anionic portion having the chemical formula ##STR00001## wherein m and n are independently 0 or an integer of 1 or above, and p is 0 or 1, provided that when p is 0, the group --N--SO.sub.2--(CF.sub.2).sub.nCF.sub.3 subtended by p is replaced with an oxide atom connected to the shown sulfur atom. The invention is also directed to a method for separating an olefin from an olefin-paraffin mixture by passing the mixture through a layer of the ionic liquid described above.

Dai, Sheng; Luo, Huimin; Huang, Jing-Fang

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

279

Engineering superfluidity in Bose-Fermi mixtures of ultracold atoms  

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We investigate many-body phase diagrams of atomic boson-fermion mixtures loaded in the two-dimensional optical lattice. Bosons mediate an attractive, finite-range interaction between fermions, leading to fermion pairing phases of different orbital symmetries. Specifically, we show that by properly tuning atomic and lattice parameters it is possible to create superfluids with s-, p-, and d-wave pairing symmetry as well as spin and charge density wave phases. These phases and their stability are analyzed within the mean-field approximation for systems of K40-Rb87 and K40-Na23 mixtures. For the experimentally accessible regime of parameters, superfluids with unconventional fermion pairing have transition temperature around a percent of the Fermi energy.

D.-W. Wang; M. D. Lukin; E. Demler

2005-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

280

Analysis and computer tools for separation processes involving nonideal mixtures  

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The objectives of this research, were to continue to further both the theoretical understanding of and the development of computer tools (algorithms) for separation processes involving nonideal mixtures. These objectives were divided into three interrelated major areas -- the mathematical analysis of the number of steady-state solutions to multistage separation processes, the numerical analysis of general, related fixed-point methods, and the development and implementation of computer tools for process simulation.

Lucia, A.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal liquefaction process using pretreatment with a binary solvent mixture  

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An improved process for thermal solvent refining or hydroliquefaction of non-anthracitic coal at elevated temperatures under hydrogen pressure in a hydrogen donor solvent comprises pretreating the coal with a binary mixture of an aromatic hydrocarbon and an aliphatic alcohol at a temperature below 300 C before the hydroliquefaction step. This treatment generally increases both conversion of coal and yields of oil. 1 fig.

Miller, R.N.

1986-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

282

Numerical studies of hypersonic binary gas-mixture flows near a sphere  

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Numerical studies of hypersonic binary gas-mixture flows near a sphere V.V. Riabov 1 Diffusive] to study the flow. In the present study, diffusive effects in hypersonic flows of binary gas-mixtures near

Riabov, Vladimir V.

283

Compaction and swelling characteristics of sand-bentonite and pumice-bentonite mixtures  

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...of sand-bentonite mixture backfill. Applied Clay Science , 26...of sand-bentonite mixture backfill before and after swelling deformation...Co. Pusch R. (2001) The Buffer and Backfill Handbook, Part 2: Materials and Techniques...

Z. Gökalp; M. Ba?aran; O. Uzun

284

Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a laser spark excited in the reactor volume  

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Ignition of a stoichiometric CH4: O2 mixture by a laser spark excited in the reactor volume is ... which indicates fast (involving branching chain reactions) ignition of the gas mixture. A conclusion is ... regar...

S. Yu. Kazantsev; I. G. Kononov; I. A. Kossyi; N. M. Tarasova…

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Bacterial mutagenicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in reconstituted mixtures and crude coal tar extracts and fractions  

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factors which assume additive interactions between individual PAHS. The mutagenic interactions of PAH mixtures were investigated using the Salmonellalmicrosome assay. Two groups of samples included PAH mixtures modeling a coal tar and an environmental...

Onufrock, Amy Mildred

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

286

Catalytic ignition of fuel/oxygen/nitrogen mixtures over platinum  

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Ignition of fuel/oxygen/nitrogen mixtures over platinum wire is experimentally studied by using microcalorimetry and by restricting the flow to the low Reynolds number range so that axisymmetry prevails. The fuels studied are propane, butane, propylene, ethylene, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen. Parameters investigated include flow velocity, fuel type and concentration, and oxygen concentration. The catalytic ignition temperatures of the various fuels are accurately determined over extensive ranges of fuel/oxygen/nitrogen concentrations. Results show two distinctly opposite ignition trends depending on the nature of the fuel. That is, the ignition temperature of lean propane/air and butane/air mixtures decreases as their fuel concentration is increased, while the reverse trend is observed for lean mixtures of propylene, ethylene, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen with air. Furthermore, the ignition of propane depends primarily on fuel concentration, while the ignition of carbon monoxide depends on fuel and oxygen concentrations to a comparable extent. These results are explained on the basis of hierarchical surface adsorption strengths of the different reactants in effecting catalytic ignition. Additional phenomena of interest are observed and discussed.

Cho, P.; Law, C.K.

1986-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Equilibrium adsorption of multicomponent gas mixtures at elevated pressures  

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Equilibrium adsorption of H/sub 2/, CO, CH/sub 4/, CO/sub 2/, and H/sub 2/S (single and mixed gases-two to five species) was measured on activated carbon at pressures up to 400 psia. Temperature-dependent parameters, regressed from single-gas data, were applied to four theoretical models which predict adsorption from gas mixtures. Deviations between theory (IAS) and experiment increased with pressure and with the number of components in the mixture. None of the theories employing only single-gas data could consistently predict multicomponent adsorption. It was found that multicomponent adsorption could be predicted from the extended Langmuir equation by including an interaction parameter calculated from only single and binary data. In the application of mixture adsorption theories, it was shown that from the same model significantly different results can be obtained depending on the selection of the independent set, /T, P, X/sub i// or /T, P, Y/sub i//.

Ritter, J.A.; Yang, R.T.

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Mach 2 combustion characteristics of hydrogen/hydrocarbon fuel mixtures  

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The combustion of H/sub 2//CH/sub 4/ and H/sub 2//C/sub 2/H/sub 4/ mixtures containing 10 to 70 vol pct hydrocarbon at combustor inlet Mach number 2 and temperatures 2000 to 4000 R is investigated experimentally, applying direct-connect test hardware and techniques similar to those described by Diskin and Northam (1987) in the facilities of the NASA Langley Hypersonic Propulsion Branch. The experimental setup, procedures, and data-reduction methods are described; and the results are presented in extensive tables and graphs and characterized in detail. Fuel type and mixture are found to have little effect on the wall heating rate measured near the combustor exit, but H/sub 2//C/sub 2/H/sub 4/ is shown to burn much more efficiently than H/sub 2//CH/sub 4/, with no pilot-off blowout equivalence ratios greater than 0.5. It is suggested that H/sub 2//hydrocarbon mixtures are feasible fuels (at least in terms of combustion efficiency) for scramjet SSTO vehicles operating at freestream Mach numbers above 4.

Diskin, G.S.; Jachimowski, C.J.; Northam, G.B.; Bell, R.A.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Chapter Three - Crowding in Polymer–Nanoparticle Mixtures  

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Abstract The cell nucleus is a highly crowded environment, filled with a multicomponent, polydisperse mixture of biopolymers and nuclear bodies dispersed in a viscous solvent. With volume fractions approaching 20%, excluded-volume interactions play a key role in determining the structure, dynamics, and function of macromolecules in vivo. Under such constraints, the ensembles of macromolecular conformations can differ substantially from those prevailing in dilute solutions. Crowding thus can affect protein and RNA folding, conformational stability, and reaction kinetics, as well as phase stability of macromolecular mixtures. From the perspective of soft matter physics, this chapter reviews recent studies on crowding in polymer–nanoparticle mixtures, seeking to demonstrate the utility of simple physical models for addressing challenging issues in cell biology. The focus is on applications of free-volume theory and Monte Carlo simulation, based on geometrical models of polymers as fluctuating spheres or ellipsoids. Ideal polymer coils respond to hard-sphere crowding agents by compactifying, reducing their radius of gyration, and becoming more spherical. At sufficiently high concentrations, polymers and crowders phase-separate. The goal of this review is to identify universal principles governing macromolecular crowding and to establish a general framework for future explorations of more realistic models that may include nonsteric (e.g., electrostatic) interactions.

Alan R. Denton

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Molecular simulations of Hugoniots of detonation products mixtures at chemical equilibrium: Microscopic calculation  

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Molecular simulations of Hugoniots of detonation products mixtures at chemical equilibrium and chemical equilibrium of mixtures of detonation products on the Hugoniot curve. The ReMC method (W. R. Smith the system to satisfy the Hugoniot relation. Once the Hugoniot curve of the detonation products mixture

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

291

The McCormack model for gas mixtures: Plane Couette flow R. D. M. Garcia  

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The McCormack model for gas mixtures: Plane Couette flow R. D. M. Garcia HSH Scientific Computing flow for a binary gas mixture described by the McCormack kinetic model. The solution yields, defined for binary gas mixtures in terms of the McCormack model, for semi-infinite media14 Kramers

Siewert, Charles E.

292

Binary and ternary gas mixtures for use in glow discharge closing switches  

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Highly efficient binary and ternary gas mixtures for use in diffuse glow discharge closing switches are disclosed. The binary mixtures are combinations of helium or neon and selected perfluorides. The ternary mixtures are combinations of helium, neon, or argon, a selected perfluoride, and a small amount of gas that exhibits enhanced ionization characteristics. These mixtures are shown to be the optimum choices for use in diffuse glow discharge closing switches by virtue if the combines physio-electric properties of the mixture components. 9 figs.

Hunter, S.R.; Christophorou, L.G.

1988-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

293

Inference in Hybrid Bayesian Networks Using Mixtures of Gaussians  

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function. Finally, we show how a BN with a conditional Gaussian distribution whose variance is a function of its parents can be approximated by a MoG BN. An outline of the remainder of this paper is as follows. In section 2, we describe how a mixture... variable B is a deterministic function of A, B|a = a 2 with probability 1. We say B is ?conditionally deterministic,? and we depict conditionally deterministic variables with triple-bordered circles. A BN graph for this example is shown in Figure 8...

Shenoy, Prakash P.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Plastic flow in polycrystal states in a binary mixture  

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Using molecular dynamics simulation we examine dynamics in sheared polycrystal states in a binary mixture containing 10% larger particles in two dimensions. We find large stress fluctuations arising from sliding motions of the particles at the grain boundaries, which occur cooperatively to release the elastic energy stored. These dynamic processes are visualized with the aid of a sixfold angle $\\alpha_j(t)$ representing the local crystal orientation and a disorder variable $D_j(t)$ representing a deviation from the hexagonal order for particle $j$.

Toshiyuki Hamanaka; Akira Onuki

2007-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

295

Lack of energy equipartition in homogeneous heated binary granular mixtures  

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We consider the problem of determining the granular temperatures of the components of a homogeneous binary heated mixture of inelastic hard spheres, in the framework of Enskog kinetic theory. Equations are derived for the temperatures of each species and their ratio, which is different from unity, as may be expected since the system is out of equilibrium. We focus on the particular heating mechanism where the inelastic energy loss is compensated by an injection through a random external force (``stochastic thermostat''). The influence of various parameters and their possible experimental relevance is discussed.

A. Barrat; E. Trizac

2002-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

296

Exotic superconducting phases of ultracold atom mixtures on triangular lattices  

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We study the phase diagram of two-dimensional Bose-Fermi mixtures of ultracold atoms on a triangular optical lattice, in the limit when the velocity of bosonic condensate fluctuations is much larger than the Fermi velocity. We contrast this work with our previous results for a square lattice system in the work of Mathey et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 030601 (2006)]. Using functional renormalization-group techniques we show that the phase diagrams for a triangular lattice contain exotic superconducting phases. For spin-1?2 fermions on an isotropic lattice we find a competition of s-, p-, extended d-, and f-wave symmetries, as well as antiferromagnetic order. For an anisotropic lattice, we further find an extended p-wave phase. A Bose-Fermi mixture with spinless fermions on an isotropic lattice shows a competition between p- and f-wave symmetries. These phases can be traced back to the geometric shapes of the Fermi surfaces in various regimes, as well as the intrinsic frustration of a triangular lattice.

L. Mathey; S.-W. Tsai; A. H. Castro Neto

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

297

A hydroxide mixture as working fluid for absorption heat pumps  

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Basic experimental investigations were carried out with an aqueous solution of a mixture of KOH and NaOH for use as an absorbent in absorption heat pumps. Due to its thermophysical properties this mixture allows temperature lifts from evaporator to absorber of more than 75 K (135 F) in a single-stage absorption chiller. Thermophysical and hydrodynamical properties of the solution were measured. Vapor-liquid-equilibrium data and specific heat capacities were determined for concentrations ranging from 35% up to 75% and temperatures up to 200 C (392 F). From these data the enthalpy of the solution was calculated. Additionally the crystallization temperatures, the density, and the viscosity of the solution were determined. The experimental equipment is described. The data are presented as polynomials and diagrams including experimental accuracy. An apparatus was constructed to measure heat and mass transfer coefficients of the absorption process with this solution. The apparatus is a model of a horizontal tube falling-film absorber. The experimental setup of the apparatus and results of the first measurements are presented.

Beutler, A.S.; Feuerecker, G.R.; Alefeld, G. [Technische Univ. Muenchen, Munich (Germany). Physik Dept.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Detonation engine fed by acetylene–oxygen mixture  

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Abstract The advantages of a constant volume combustion cycle as compared to constant pressure combustion in terms of thermodynamic efficiency has focused the search for advanced propulsion on detonation engines. Detonation of acetylene mixed with oxygen in various proportions is studied using mathematical modeling. Simplified kinetics of acetylene burning includes 11 reactions with 9 components. Deflagration to detonation transition (DDT) is obtained in a cylindrical tube with a section of obstacles modeling a Shchelkin spiral; the DDT takes place in this section for a wide range of initial mixture compositions. A modified ka-omega turbulence model is used to simulate flame acceleration in the Shchelkin spiral section of the system. The results of numerical simulations were compared with experiments, which had been performed in the same size detonation chamber and turbulent spiral ring section, and with theoretical data on the Chapman–Jouguet detonation parameters.

N.N. Smirnov; V.B. Betelin; V.F. Nikitin; Yu.G. Phylippov; Jaye Koo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Kinetic Method for Hydrogen-Deuterium-Tritium Mixture Distillation Simulation  

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Simulation of hydrogen distillation plants requires mathematical procedures suitable for multicomponent systems. In most of the present-day simulation methods a distillation column is assumed to be composed of theoretical stages, or plates. However, in the case of a multicomponent mixture theoretical plate does not exist.An alternative kinetic method of simulation is depicted in the work. According to this method a system of mass-transfer differential equations is solved numerically. Mass-transfer coefficients are estimated with using experimental results and empirical equations.Developed method allows calculating the steady state of a distillation column as well as its any non-steady state when initial conditions are given. The results for steady states are compared with ones obtained via Thiele-Geddes theoretical stage technique and the necessity of using kinetic method is demonstrated. Examples of a column startup period and periodic distillation simulations are shown as well.

Sazonov, A.B.; Kagramanov, Z.G.; Magomedbekov, E.P. [Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (Russian Federation)

2005-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

300

Instabilities in granular binary mixtures at moderate densities  

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A linear stability analysis of the Navier-Stokes (NS) granular hydrodynamic equations is performed to determine the critical length scale for the onset of vortices and clusters instabilities in granular dense binary mixtures. In contrast to previous attempts, our results (which are based on the solution to the inelastic Enskog equation to NS order) are not restricted to nearly elastic systems since they take into account the complete nonlinear dependence of the NS transport coefficients on the coefficients of restitution ?ij. The theoretical predictions for the critical length scales are compared to molecular dynamics (MD) simulations in flows of strong dissipation (?ij?0.7) and moderate solid volume fractions (??0.2). We find excellent agreement between MD and kinetic theory for the onset of velocity vortices, indicating the applicability of NS hydrodynamics to polydisperse flows even for strong inelasticity, finite density, and particle dissimilarity.

Peter P. Mitrano; Vicente Garzó; Christine M. Hrenya

2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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CATALYTIC GASIFICATION OF COAL USING EUTECTIC SALT MIXTURES  

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The Gas Research Institute (GRI) estimates that by the year 2010, 40% or more of U.S. gas supply will be provided by supplements including substitute natural gas (SNG) from coal. These supplements must be cost competitive with other energy sources. The first generation technologies for coal gasification e.g. the Lurgi Pressure Gasification Process and the relatively newer technologies e.g. the KBW (Westinghouse) Ash Agglomerating Fluidized-Bed, U-Gas Ash Agglomerating Fluidized-Bed, British Gas Corporation/Lurgi Slagging Gasifier, Texaco Moving-Bed Gasifier, and Dow and Shell Gasification Processes, have several disadvantages. These disadvantages include high severities of gasification conditions, low methane production, high oxygen consumption, inability to handle caking coals, and unattractive economics. Another problem encountered in catalytic coal gasification is deactivation of hydroxide forms of alkali and alkaline earth metal catalysts by oxides of carbon (CO{sub x}). To seek solutions to these problems, a team consisting of Clark Atlanta University (CAU, a Historically Black College and University, HBCU), the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) proposed to identify suitable low melting eutectic salt mixtures for improved coal gasification. The research objectives of this project were to: Identify appropriate eutectic salt mixture catalysts for coal gasification; Assess agglomeration tendency of catalyzed coal; Evaluate various catalyst impregnation techniques to improve initial catalyst dispersion; Determine catalyst dispersion at high carbon conversion levels; Evaluate effects of major process variables (such as temperature, system pressure, etc.) on coal gasification; Evaluate the recovery, regeneration and recycle of the spent catalysts; and Conduct an analysis and modeling of the gasification process to provide better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms and kinetics of the process.

Dr. Yaw D. Yeboah; Dr. Yong Xu; Dr. Atul Sheth; Dr. Pradeep Agrawal

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Potential Energy Savings by Using Alternative Technologies for the Separation of Fluid Mixtures  

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POTENTIAL ENERGY SA~INGS BY USING ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE SEPARATION OF FLUID MIXTURES J. L. BRAVO CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES THE UNIVERSITY OF ABSTRACT The focus of this work is to analyze alternative processes and technologies... for the separation of fluid mixtures with respect to energy consumption. In an effort to illustrate the dramatic potential energy savings of various alternative separation processes, evaluations of such processes for three industrially important fluid mixtures...

Bravo, J. L.

303

Membrane permeation process for dehydration of organic liquid mixtures using sulfonated ion-exchange polyalkene membranes  

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A membrane permeation process for dehydrating a mixture of organic liquids, such as alcohols or close boiling, heat sensitive mixtures. The process comprises causing a component of the mixture to selectively sorb into one side of sulfonated ion-exchange polyalkene (e.g., polyethylene) membranes and selectively diffuse or flow therethrough, and then desorbing the component into a gas or liquid phase on the other side of the membranes.

Cabasso, Israel (131 Buckingham Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210); Korngold, Emmanuel (P.O. Box 1025, Beer-Sheva 84110, IL)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Experimental measurements and modeling prediction of flammability limits of binary hydrocarbon mixtures  

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of methane in air using thermal criterion?????..50 4.8 Determination of LFL of ethylene in air using thermal criterion???...??..51 4.9 Lower flammability limits of methane and n-butane mixtures in air at standard conditions...????????????????????..56 4.14 Upper flammability limits of methane and n-butane mixtures in air at standard conditions?????????????..???????57 4.15 Upper flammability limits of methane and ethylene mixtures in air at standard conditions...

Zhao, Fuman

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods and compositions for removing carbon dioxide from a gaseous mixture  

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Provided is a method for adsorbing or separating carbon dioxide from a mixture of gases by passing the gas mixture through a porous three-dimensional polymeric coordination compound having a plurality of layers of two-dimensional arrays of repeating structural units, which results in a lower carbon dioxide content in the gas mixture. Thus, this invention provides useful compositions and methods for removal of greenhouse gases, in particular CO.sub.2, from industrial flue gases or from the atmosphere.

Li, Jing; Wu, Haohan

2014-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

306

Characterisation of polar unresolved complex mixtures in groundwater associated with weathered petroleum.  

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??Polar unresolved complex mixtures (UCMs) associated with weathered petroleum in groundwater have received little attention in the literature. These compounds can be incorporated in analytical… (more)

Lang, Dale Allan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Chemical mixtures and interactions with detoxification mechanisms and biomarker responses in fish.  

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??Several classes of anthropogenic chemicals are present as mixtures in the aquatic environment. However, information of how wildlife species, including fish, are affected by exposures… (more)

Gräns, Johanna

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Radio-frequency induction plasmas at atmospheric pressure: Mixtures of hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen with argon  

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Numerical calculations are reported which simulate atmospheric-pressure radiofrequency induction plasmas consisting of either pure argon or mixtures of argon with hydrogen, nitrogen, or oxygen. These calculati...

S. L. Girshick; W. Yu

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Laboratory Toxicity and Field Effects of a Complex Mixture: Oil-field Produced Water.  

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??This dissertation investigated how organisms in the field and the laboratory responded to complex mixtures or combinations of stressors. Organisms are continually exposed to natural… (more)

Fisher, Jonathan C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Permeabilities of coal-biomass mixtures for high pressure gasifier feeds.  

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??Complete measurements of permeability on coal-biomass mixtures as a potential feedstock to gasifiers to reduce net carbon emissions were performed. Permeability is measured under anticipated… (more)

Belvalkar, Rohan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

E-Print Network 3.0 - aqueous binary mixtures Sample Search Results  

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and in aqueous hydrocarbon mixtures. Illustrative examples show... that PREOS with SAFT is useful for describing pure water as well as ... Source: Wu, Jianzhong - Department...

312

Fluid-phase behavior of binary mixtures in which one component can have two critical points  

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and SAFT models8­12 to compute mixture phase diagrams see, e.g., Refs. 13­18 . The result- ing taxonomy

313

Pattern formation in binary mixture convection in cylindrical three-dimensional cells  

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present numerical results of pattern selection near the onset of convection for a water-ethanol mixture of the cell is = 11. The onset of convection occurs via a subcritical Hopf bifurcation. Slightly above ratio mixtures, S subcritical and gives rise

Batiste, Oriol

314

Pair-copula based mixture models and their application in clustering  

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Finite mixtures are often used to perform model based clustering of multivariate data sets. In real life applications, such data may exhibit complex nonlinear form of dependence among the variables. Also, the individual variables (margins) may follow ... Keywords: Clustering, D-vine, Mixture models, Pair-copula construction

Anandarup Roy; Swapan K. Parui

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Quantitative Analysis of Ternary Vapor Mixtures Using a Microcantilever-Based Electronic Nose  

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The authors report the identification and quantification of the components of a ternary vapor mixture using a microcantilever-based electronic nose. An artificial neural network was used for pattern recognition. Dimethyl methyl phosphonate vapor in ppb concentrations and water and ethanol vapors in ppm concentrations were quantitatively identified either individually or in binary and ternary mixtures at varying concentrations.

Pinnaduwage, Lal A [ORNL; Zhao, Weichang [ORNL; Gehl, Anthony C [ORNL; Allman, Steve L [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

SAFETY OF HYDROGEN/NATURAL GAS MIXTURES BY PIPELINES: ANR FRENCH PROJECT HYDROMEL  

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1 SAFETY OF HYDROGEN/NATURAL GAS MIXTURES BY PIPELINES: ANR FRENCH PROJECT HYDROMEL HĂ©brard, J.1 linked with Hydrogen/Natural gas mixtures transport by pipeline, the National Institute of Industrial scenario, i.e. how the addition of a quantity of hydrogen in natural gas can increase the potential

Boyer, Edmond

317

Experimental Study on Transmission of an Overdriven Detonation Wave Across a Mixture  

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Experimental Study on Transmission of an Overdriven Detonation Wave Across a Mixture J. Li1 , K a strong overdriven state in a weaker mixture by propagating an overdriven detonation wave via a deflagration-to-detonation transition (DDT) process. First, preliminary experiments with a propane

Texas at Arlington, University of

318

Critical Casimir Effect and Wetting by Helium Mixtures T. Ueno,* S. Balibar, T. Mizusaki,  

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He-4He mixtures against a sapphire window. We have found that this angle is finite and does not tend [1­4]. We found an exception to it by studying helium mixtures in contact with a sapphire window [5 of the fluctuations of superfluidity, i.e., a critical Casimir effect [7­11] in the 4 He-rich film between

Caupin, Frédéric

319

Lattice Boltzmann model for binary mixtures Li-Shi Luo1,  

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Lattice Boltzmann model for binary mixtures Li-Shi Luo1, * and Sharath S. Girimaji2, 1 ICASE, Mail 2002 An a priori derivation of the lattice Boltzmann equations for binary mixtures is provided The lattice Boltzmann equation LBE 1­6 is emerging as an effective computational method based on fundamental

Luo, Li-Shi

320

Experimental investigation of burning velocities of ultra-wet methane-air-steam mixtures  

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Experimental investigation of burning velocities of ultra-wet methane-air-steam mixtures Eric Abstract Global burning velocities of methane-air-steam mixtures are measured on prismatic laminar Bunsen flames and lifted turbulent V-flames for various preheating temperatures, equivalence ratios and steam

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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321

Two-Phase Flow of Two HFC Refrigerant Mixtures Through Short Tube Orifices, Draft Final Report  

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The present study presents data for flow of two refrigerant mixtures through short tube orifices. The two mixtures were R3211251134a (23%/25%/52% on a mass percentage basis) and R321125 (50%/50%). The following presents results for the flow...

Payne, W. V.; O'Neal, D. L.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Modeling Disease Incidence Data with Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Dirichlet Process Mixtures  

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Modeling Disease Incidence Data with Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Dirichlet Process Mixtures approaches to analyze such data. We develop a hierarchical specification using spatial random effects modeled. Key words: Areal unit spatial data; Dirichlet process mixture models; Disease mapping; Dy- namic

Wolpert, Robert L

323

Potential of organic Rankine cycle using zeotropic mixtures as working fluids for waste heat recovery  

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Abstract The performance of the ORC (organic Rankine cycle) systems using zeotropic mixtures as working fluids for recovering waste heat of flue gas from industrial boiler is examined on the basis of thermodynamics and thermo-economics under different operating conditions. In order to explore the potential of the mixtures as the working fluids in the ORC, the effects of various mixtures with different components and composition proportions on the system performance have been analyzed. The results show that the compositions of the mixtures have an important effect on the ORC system performance, which is associated with the temperature glide during the phase change of mixtures. From the point of thermodynamics, the performance of the ORC system is not always improved by employing the mixtures as the working fluids. The merit of the mixtures is related to the restrictive conditions of the ORC, different operating conditions results in different conclusions. At a fixed pinch point temperature difference, the small mean heat transfer temperature difference in heat exchangers will lead to a larger heat transfer area and the larger total cost of the ORC system. Compared with the ORC with pure working fluids, the ORC with the mixtures presents a poor economical performance.

You-Rong Li; Mei-Tang Du; Chun-Mei Wu; Shuang-Ying Wu; Chao Liu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Modeling and Generating Daily Changes in Market Variables Using A Multivariate Mixture of Normal Distributions  

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Modeling and Generating Daily Changes in Market Variables Using A Multivariate Mixture of Normal Distributions Jin Wang Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA 31698-0040 January 28, 2000 Abstract The mixture of normal distributions provides a useful extension

Wang, Jin

325

The Hamilton principle for fluid binary mixtures with two temperatures Henri Gouin1  

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The Hamilton principle for fluid binary mixtures with two temperatures Henri Gouin1 and Tommaso, the Hamilton principle of least action is able to produce the equation of motion for each component that the Hamilton principle can afford to obtain the equations of motions for multi- temperature mixtures of fluids

Boyer, Edmond

326

Phase Behavior and 3D Structure of Strongly Attractive Microsphere-Nanoparticle Mixtures  

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Phase Behavior and 3D Structure of Strongly Attractive Microsphere-Nanoparticle Mixtures James F microspheres and polystyrene nanoparticles. These binary mixtures are electrostatically tuned to promote a repulsion between like-charged (microsphere-microsphere and nanoparticle-nanoparticle) species and a strong

Weeks, Eric R.

327

Nickel Sorption Mechanisms in a PyrophylliteMontmorillonite Mixture Evert J. Elzinga1  

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Nickel Sorption Mechanisms in a Pyrophyllite­Montmorillonite Mixture Evert J. Elzinga1 and Donald L-mail: elzinga@udel.edu Received October 6, 1998; accepted February 17, 1999 Nickel sorption on pyrophyllite in the overall Ni uptake in the clay mixture, and that neither sorption mechanism truly out-competed the other

Sparks, Donald L.

328

Bubble and droplet motion in binary mixtures: Evaporation-condensation mechanism and Marangoni effect  

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Bubble and droplet motion in binary mixtures: Evaporation-condensation mechanism and Marangoni 2009; published 14 April 2009 Bubble and droplet motion in binary mixtures is studied in weak heat a crossover concentration c inversely proportional to the radius R of the bubble or droplet. Here c is usually

329

Magnetic birefringence in mixtures of a nematic aromatic polyester and PAA  

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L-329 Magnetic birefringence in mixtures of a nematic aromatic polyester and PAA J. M. Gilli, G'un cristal liquide de petites molécules (PAA) et d'un polymère nématique. La constante de Cotton-Mouton (CM birefringence was measured in a mixture of a small molecule liquid crystal (PAA) and a nematic polymer

Boyer, Edmond

330

Production of Cellulase on Mixtures of Xylose and Cellulose in a Fed-Batch Process  

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saccharification to sugars for ethanol production. In the past decade, enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose hasProduction of Cellulase on Mixtures of Xylose and Cellulose in a Fed-Batch Process Ali Mohagheghi was studied in a fed-batch system. An initial mixture of 30 g/L xylose and 20 g/L cellulose

California at Riverside, University of

331

Independent components in spectroscopic analysis of complex mixtures Yulia B. Monakhova a,  

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resolution Independent component analysis MILCA SNICA Vitamins Polyaromatic hydrocarbons We applied two mixtures of major ecotoxicants (aromatic and polyaromatic hydrocarbons), amino acids and complex mixtures as about 700 major contaminants are standardized in the course of water and air control [2]. Obviously

Ferreira, Márcia M. C.

332

BLIND SEPARATION OF FETAL ECG FROM SINGLE MIXTURE USING SVD AND ICA  

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BLIND SEPARATION OF FETAL ECG FROM SINGLE MIXTURE USING SVD AND ICA Ping Gao Dept. of Computational@zwhome.org ABSTRACT In this paper, we propose a novel blind-source separation method to extract fetal ECG from a single-channel signal measured on the abdomen of the mother. The signal is a mixture of the fetal ECG

Chang, Ee-Chien

333

Physical and mechanical properties of bituminous mixtures containing oil shales  

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Rutting of bituminous surfaces on the Jordanian highways is a recurring problem. Highway authorities are exploring the use of extracted shale oil and oil shale fillers, which are abundant in Jordan. The main objectives of this research are to investigate the rheological properties of shale oil binders (conventional binder with various percentages of shale oil), in comparison with a conventional binder, and to investigate the ability of mixes to resist deformation. The latter is done by considering three wearing course mixes containing three different samples of oil shale fillers--which contained three different oil percentages--together with a standard mixture containing limestone filler. The Marshall design method and the immersion wheel tracking machine were adopted. It was concluded that the shale oil binders displayed inconsistent physical properties and therefore should be treated before being used. The oil shale fillers have provided mixes with higher ability to resist deformation than the standard mix, as measured by the Marshall quotients and the wheel tracking machine. The higher the percentages of oil in the oil shale fillers, the lower the ability of the mixes to resist deformation.

Katamine, N.M.

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Flammability of selected heat resistant alloys in oxygen gas mixtures  

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Within recent years, the use of oxygen has increased in applications where elevated temperatures and corrosion may be significant factors. In such situations, traditional alloys used in oxygen systems will not be adequate. Where alternative alloys must be utilized, based upon environmental requirements, it is essential that they may be characterized with respect to their ignition and combustion resistance in oxygen. Promoted ignition and promoted ignition-combustion are terms which have been used to describe a situation where a substance with low oxygen supports the combustion of a compatibility ignites and more ignition resistant material. In this paper, data will be presented on the promoted ignition-combustion behavior of selected heat resistant engineering alloys that may be considered for gaseous oxygen applications in severe environments. In this investigation, alloys have been evaluated via both flowing and static (fixed volume) approaches using a rod configuration. Oxygen-nitrogen gas mixtures with compositions ranging from approximately 40 to 99.7% oxygen at pressures of 3.55 to 34.6 MPa were used in the comparative studies.

Zawierucha, R.; McIlroy, K.; Million, J.F. [Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, NY (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

335

Polymer Crowding and Shape Distributions in Polymer-Nanoparticle Mixtures  

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Macromolecular crowding can influence polymer shapes, which is important for understanding the thermodynamic stability of polymer solutions and the structure and function of biopolymers (proteins, RNA, DNA) under confinement. We explore the influence of nanoparticle crowding on polymer shapes via Monte Carlo simulations and free-volume theory of a coarse-grained model of polymer-nanoparticle mixtures. Exploiting the geometry of random walks, we model polymer coils as effective penetrable ellipsoids, whose shapes fluctuate according to the probability distributions of the eigenvalues of the gyration tensor. Accounting for the entropic cost of a nanoparticle penetrating a larger polymer coil, we compute the crowding-induced shift in the shape distributions, radius of gyration, and asphericity of ideal polymers in a theta solvent. With increased nanoparticle crowding, we find that polymers become more compact (smaller, more spherical), in agreement with predictions of free-volume theory. Our approach can be easily extended to nonideal polymers in good solvents and used to model conformations of biopolymers in crowded environments.

Wei Kang Lim; Alan R. Denton

2014-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

336

Method and compositions for the degradation of tributyl phosphate in chemical waste mixtures  

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A method and process are disclosed for the degradation of tributyl phosphate in an organic waste mixture and a biologically pure, novel bacteria culture for accomplishing the same. A newly-discovered bacteria (a strain of Acinetobacter sp. ATCC 55587) is provided which is combined in a reactor vessel with a liquid waste mixture containing tributyl phosphate and one or more organic waste compounds capable of functioning as growth substrates for the bacteria. The bacteria is thereafter allowed to incubate within the waste mixture. As a result, the tributyl phosphate and organic compounds within the waste mixture are metabolized (degraded) by the bacteria, thereby eliminating such materials which are environmentally hazardous. In addition, the bacteria is capable of degrading waste mixtures containing high quantities of tributyl phosphate (e.g. up to about 1.0% by weight tributyl phosphate). 6 figs.

Stoner, D.L.; Tien, A.J.

1995-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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Montrose Operations Center Asphalt Overlay Project Montrose Operations Center Asphalt Overlay Project Montrose County, Colorado A. Brief Description of Proposal: Western Area Power Administration (Western) proposes to conduct routine maintenance activities by installing an asphalt slurry overlay on the parking lots and roadways at Western's Montrose Operations Center in Montrose, Colorado. The slurry seal involves the creation of a mixture of asphalt emulsion and fine crushed aggregate that is spread on the surface of a road. Existing asphalt surfaces would be cleaned to make it free of loose material, dirt, dust, and debris. A tack coat would be applied followed with a v.. inch asphalt slurry seal coat. The final step would be painting pavement markings. Areas to receive the asphalt overlay:

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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Montrose Operations Center Asphalt Overlay Project Montrose Operations Center Asphalt Overlay Project Montrose County, Colorado A. Brief Description of Proposal: Western Area Power Administration (Western) proposes to conduct routine maintenance activities by installing an asphalt slurry overlay on the parking lots and roadways at Western's Montrose Operations Center in Montrose, Colorado. The slurry seal involves the creation of a mixture of asphalt emulsion and fine crushed aggregate that is spread on the surface of a road. Existing asphalt surfaces would be cleaned to make it free of loose material, dirt, dust, and debris. A tack coat would be applied followed with a \4 inch asphalt slurry seal coat. The final step would be painting pavement markings. Areas to receive the asphalt overlay:

339

Leaching of mixtures of biochar and fly ash  

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Increasing atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases, especially CO2, and their effects on global temperature have led to interest in the possibility of carbon storage in terrestrial environments. Both the residual char from biomass pyrolysis (biochar) and fly ash from coal combustion have the potential to significantly expand terrestrial sequestration options. Both biochar and fly ash also have potentially beneficial effects on soil properties. Fly ash has been shown to increase porosity, water-holding capacity, pH, conductivity, and dissolved SO42-, CO32-, Cl- and basic cations. Adding biochar to soil generally raises pH, increases total nitrogen and total phosphorous, encourages greater root development, improves cation exchange capacity and decreases available aluminum. A combination of these benefits likely is responsible for observed increases in yields for crops such as corn and sugarcane. In addition, it has been found that soils with added biochar emit lower amounts of other greenhouse gases (methane and nitrous oxide) than do unamended soils. Biochar and fly ash amendments may be useful in promoting terrestrial carbon sequestration on currently underutilized and degraded lands. For example, about 1% of the US surface lands consist of previously mined lands or highway rights-of-way. Poorly managed lands could count for another 15% of US area. Biochar and fly ash amendments could increase productivity of these lands and increase carbon storage in the soil. Previous results showed minimal leaching of organic carbon and metals from a variety of fly ashes. In the present study, we examined the properties of mixtures of biochar, fly ash, and soil and evaluated the leaching of organic carbon and metals from these mixtures. The carbon sorption experiments showed release of carbon from biochar, rather than sorption, except at the highest concentrations in the Biochar HW sample. Similar results were obtained by others for oxidative leaching of bituminous coal, in which more C was released as dissolved C than was oxidized to CO2 by the oxygen in water. We confirmed that both fly ash and two types of biochar (oak char [OKEB], and hardwood [HW] char) exhibited minimal leaching of heavy metals including Cr, Ni, Zn, Ga, and Ag, and no detectable leaching of Pb or Cd (data not shown) under the conditions tested. The Biochar HW had a slightly higher C/N ratio (334) and pH (7.7) than did the Biochar OKEB (284 and 6.5). There was no toxicity exhibited by the fly ash (not shown) or biochar leachates as measured by the Microtox© assay under the conditions tested. In previous results no toxicity was reported in testing the fly ash samples except for one high-pH sample. The most notable leachate component from both types of biochar, but not the fly ash, was organic carbon with the HW biochar leaching less organic carbon than the OKEB biochar (5.71 ppm vs. 59.3 ppm). Alone (in batch sorption experiments), or in mixtures of 90% soil and 10% biochar (column studies), we noted significant loss of carbon from the biochar into soluble components. However, when we added fly ash to the column experiments (80% soil, 10% fly ash, and 10% biochar) we observed significant decreases in the amounts of C leached (20% for HW, and 47% for OKEB). The results indicate that applying a combination of fly ash and biochar may result in maximizing the amount of carbon sequestration in soil while also increasing beneficial soil properties and fertility. The lower amount of carbon leached from the HW biochar compared to the OKEB biochar is likely due to the more recalcitrant form of the carbon in the HW char, due to its preparation at a higher temperature (600 şC) than the OKEB biochar (450 şC). High heat treatment temperatures during biochar preparation increase both the total carbon content of the biochar and the proportion of the carbon that is present in fused aromatic rings resistant to chemical and physical degradation.

Palumbo, Anthony V.; Porat, Iris; Phillips, Jana R.; Amonette, James E.; Drake, Meghan M.; Brown, Steven D.; Schadt, Christopher W.

2009-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Exergy analysis of zeotropic mixtures as working fluids in Organic Rankine Cycles  

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Abstract The thermodynamic performance of non-superheated subcritical Organic Rankine Cycles (ORCs) with zeotropic mixtures as working fluids is examined based on a second law analysis. In a previous study, a mixture selection method based on a first law analysis was proposed. However, to assess the performance potential of zeotropic mixtures as working fluids the irreversibility distributions under different mixtures compositions are calculated. The zeotropic mixtures under study are: R245fa–pentane, R245fa–R365mfc, isopentane–isohexane, isopentane–cyclohexane, isopentane–isohexane, isobutane–isopentane and pentane–hexane. The second law efficiency, defined as the ratio of shaft power output and input heat carrier exergy, is used as optimization criterion. The results show that the evaporator accounts for the highest exergy loss. Still, the best performance is achieved when the condenser heat profiles are matched. An increase in second law efficiency in the range of 7.1% and 14.2% is obtained compared to pure working fluids. For a heat source of 150 °C, the second law efficiency of the pure fluids is in the range of 26.7% and 29.1%. The second law efficiency in function of the heat carrier temperature between 120 °C and 160 °C shows an almost linear behavior for all investigated mixtures. Furthermore, between optimized \\{ORCs\\} with zeotropic mixtures as working fluid the difference in second law efficiency varies less than 3 percentage points.

S. Lecompte; B. Ameel; D. Ziviani; M. van den Broek; M. De Paepe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Morphological Characterization of DMPC/CHAPSO Bicellar Mixtures: A Combined SANS and NMR Study  

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Spontaneously forming structures of a system composed of dimyristoyl phosphatidylcholine (DMPC) and 3-[(3-cholamidopropyl)dimethylammonio]-2-hydroxy-1-propanesulfonate (CHAPSO) were studied by small-angle neutron scattering (SANS), 31P NMR, and stimulated echo (STE) pulsed field gradient (PFG) 1H NMR diffusion measurements. Charged lipid dimyristoyl phosphatidylglycerol (DMPG) was used to induce different surface charge densities. The structures adopted were investigated as a function of temperature and lipid concentration for samples with a constant molar ratio of long-chain to short-chain lipids (=3). In the absence of DMPG, zwitterionic bicellar mixtures exhibited a phase transition from discoidal bicelles, or ribbons, to multilamellar vesicles either upon dilution or with increased temperature. CHAPSO-containing mixtures showed a higher thermal stability in morphology than DHPC-containing mixtures at the corresponding lipid concentrations. In the presence of DMPG, discoidal bicelles (or ribbons) were also found at low temperature and lower lipid concentration mixtures. At high temperature, perforated lamellae were observed in high concentration mixtures ( 7.5 wt %) whereas uniform unilamellar vesicles and bicelles formed in low-concentration mixtures ( 2.5 wt %), respectively, when the mixtures were moderately and highly charged. From the results, spontaneous structural diagrams of the zwitterionic and charged systems were constructed.

Li, Ming [University of Connecticut, Storrs] [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Morales, Hannah H [University of Toronto, Canada] [University of Toronto, Canada; Katsaras, John [ORNL] [ORNL; Kucerka, Norbert [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) and Comenius University,] [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) and Comenius University,; Yang, Yongkun [University of Connecticut, Storrs] [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Macdonald, P [University of Toronto, Canada] [University of Toronto, Canada; Nieh, Mu-Ping [University of Connecticut, Storrs] [University of Connecticut, Storrs

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In vitro - in vivo correlations for endocrine activity of a mixture of currently used pesticides  

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Two pesticide mixtures were investigated for potential endocrine activity. Mix 3 consisted of bitertanol, propiconazole, and cypermethrin, and Mix 5 included malathion and terbuthylazine in addition to the three pesticides in Mix 3. All five single pesticides and the two mixtures were investigated for their ability to affect steroidogenesis in vitro in H295R cells. The pesticides alone and both mixtures affected steroidogenesis with both mixtures causing increase in progesterone and decrease in testosterone. For Mix 5 an increase in estradiol was seen as well, indicating increased aromatase activity. The two mixtures were also investigated in pregnant rats dosed from gestational day 7 to 21, followed by examination of dams and fetuses. Decreased estradiol and reduced placental testosterone were seen in dams exposed to Mix 5. Also a significant increase in aromatase mRNA-levels in female adrenal glands was found for Mix5. However, either of the two mixtures showed any effects on fetal hormone levels in plasma or testis, or on anogenital distance. Overall, potential aromatase induction was found for Mix 5 both in vitro and in vivo, but not for Mix 3, an effect likely owed to terbuthylazine in Mix 5. However, the hormonal responses in vitro were only partly reflected in vivo, probably due to some toxicokinetic issues, as the pesticide levels in the amniotic fluid also were found to be negatively affected by the number of compounds present in the mixtures. Nonetheless, the H295R assay gives hints on conceivable interference with steroidogenesis, thus generating hypotheses on in vivo effects. - Highlights: • The study examines the endocrine disrupting potential of mixtures of pesticides. • All single pesticides and both mixtures affected steroidogenesis in vitro. • Potential aromatase induction was found for Mix 5 both in vitro and in vivo. • The hormonal responses in vitro were only partly reflected in vivo.

Taxvig, Camilla, E-mail: camta@food.dtu.dk [Division of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mřrkhřj Bygade 19, DK-2860 Sřborg (Denmark); Hadrup, Niels; Boberg, Julie; Axelstad, Marta [Division of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mřrkhřj Bygade 19, DK-2860 Sřborg (Denmark); Bossi, Rossana [Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, DK-4000 Roskilde (Denmark); Bonefeld-Jřrgensen, Eva Cecilie [Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus, DK-8000 Aarhus C (Denmark); Vinggaard, Anne Marie [Division of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mřrkhřj Bygade 19, DK-2860 Sřborg (Denmark)

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The thermodynamic properties of mixtures of normal hexane and branched paraffin hydrocarbons  

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In the mid fifties, Myers (22) studied the vapor-liq- uid equilibria of eighteen binary mixtures of paraffins, naphthenes and aromatics by employing a equilibrium-still (14) of the vapor-recirculating type at an absolute pres- sure of 760 mm. Hg. Activity... for these mixtures indicate that in general, mixtures of paraf- fins and aromatics show the greatest deviations from ide- ality. For the five paraffin-aromatic systems studied, terminal activity coefficients range from about 1. 3 to 1. 8. For naphthene...

Ho, Chun Leung

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Separation of a target substance from a fluid or mixture using encapsulated sorbents  

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Method and apparatus for separating a target substance from a fluid or mixture. Capsules having a coating and stripping solvents encapsulated in the capsules are provided. The coating is permeable to the target substance. The capsules having a coating and stripping solvents encapsulated in the capsules are exposed to the fluid or mixture. The target substance migrates through the coating and is taken up by the stripping solvents. The target substance is separated from the fluid or mixture by driving off the target substance from the capsules.

Aines, Roger D; Spadaccini, Christopher M; Stolaroff, Joshuah K; Bourcier, William L; Lewis, Jennifer A; Duoss, Eric B; Vericella, John J

2014-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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High-temperature sorbent method for removal of sulfur containing gases from gaseous mixtures  

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A copper oxide-zinc oxide mixture is used as a sorbent for removing hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur containing gases at high temperatures from a gaseous fuel mixture. This high-temperature sorbent is especially useful for preparing fuel gases for high temperature fuel cells. The copper oxide is initially reduced in a preconditioning step to elemental copper and is present in a highly dispersed state throughout the zinc oxide which serves as a support as well as adding to the sulfur sorption capacity. The spent sorbent is regenerated by high-temperature treatment with an air fuel, air steam mixture followed by hydrogen reduction to remove and recover the sulfur.

Young, John E. (Woodridge, IL); Jalan, Vinod M. (Concord, MA)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-temperature sorbent method for removal of sulfur-containing gases from gaseous mixtures  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A copper oxide-zinc oxide mixture is used as a sorbent for removing hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur containing gases at high temperatures from a gaseous fuel mixture. This high-temperature sorbent is especially useful for preparing fuel gases for high temperature fuel cells. The copper oxide is initially reduced in a preconditioning step to elemental copper and is present in a highly dispersed state throughout the zinc oxide which serves as a support as well as adding to the sulfur sorbtion capacity. The spent sorbent is regenerated by high-temperature treatment with an air fuel, air steam mixture followed by hydrogen reduction to remove and recover the sulfur.

Young, J.E.; Jalan, V.M.

1982-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

347

High-temperature sorbent method for removal of sulfur containing gases from gaseous mixtures  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A copper oxide-zinc oxide mixture is used as a sorbent for removing hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur containing gases at high temperatures from a gaseous fuel mixture. This high-temperature sorbent is especially useful for preparing fuel gases for high temperature fuel cells. The copper oxide is initially reduced in a preconditioning step to elemental copper and is present in a highly dispersed state throughout the zinc oxide which serves as a support as well as adding to the sulfur sorption capacity. The spent sorbent is regenerated by high-temperature treatment with an air fuel, air steam mixture followed by hydrogen reduction to remove and recover the sulfur.

Young, J.E.; Jalan, V.M.

1984-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

348

The measurement of solubility and viscosity of oil/refrigerant mixtures; At high pressures and temperatures test facility and initial results for R-22/naphthenic oil mixtures  

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The design and construction of a test facility for measuring the solubility and viscosity of lubricating oil/refrigerant mixtures at high pressures and temperatures are described. An auxiliary charging system, developed to provide precisely measured quantities of oil and refrigerant to the test facility, is also presented. Initial results for liquid mixtures of 10% to 40% R-22 (by mass) in a 150 SUS naphthenic oil are reported over the temperature range 70 {degrees} F (20{degrees}C) to 300 {degrees} F(150 {degrees}C). Good agreement with existing data from the open literature is obtained over the limited temperature range for which previously published data are available.

Van Gaalen, N.A.; Zoz, S.C.; Pate, M.B. (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (US))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Use of metal/uranium mixtures to explore data uncertainties  

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A table of k{sub {infinity}} values for three homogenized metal/{sup 235}U systems calculated using both MCNP and the SCALE code system was presented in Ref. 3. The homogenized metal/{sup 235} U ratios were selected such that the MCNP analyses for each mixture provided k{sub {infinity}} {approx_equal} 1.0. The metals considered were Al, Zr, and Fe. These simplified systems were created in an effort to ease an investigation of discrepant results obtained using MCNP and SCALE to analyze large, dry systems of metal-clad, highly enriched fuel assemblies. Reference 3 has received considerable attention at ORNL and elsewhere because the reported k{sub {infinity}} values varied by as much as 38% between the MCNP results and those of SCALE. The ORNL approach was to analyze the systems using a broad range of codes and data and to seek an understanding of the discrepancies by studying differences in the basic data and processing methods. The continuous-energy codes and data applied in the ORNL study were (1) MCNP, using ENDF/B-V, ENDF/B-VI, and LANL data evaluations, (2) VIM, using ENDF/B-V data, and (3) MONK, using a 8,200-point library based on UKNDL evaluations and a preliminary JEF library. The VIM code provides treatment of unresolved resonances; MCNP does not. The MONK analyses provided a result using both an independent code and independent data evaluations. Although accessing continuous-energy data typically requires the use of Monte Carlo codes, 1-D deterministic codes can be used to accurately calculate K{sub {infinity}} values using a variety of multigroup data libraries and processing methods. The multigroup codes used in the study were MC and the CSAS1X sequence of the SCALE system. Both systems provide problem-dependent resonance processing of cross-section data and available fine-group libraries were used for the analyses. Broad-group libraries were not studied in any depth because there were non-readily available for intermediate-energy systems.

Parks, C.V.; Jordan, W.C.; Petrie, L.M.; Wright, R.Q.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

350

Assessment of damage by greenbug (Homoptera:Aphididae) to mixtures of resistant and susceptible Sorghum, Sorghum Bicolor (L.) Moench, hybrids as affected by natural enemies  

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. Greenbug abundance trends in greenhouse experiments suggested plant mixtures containing 25% or less resistant plants were less effective for managing greenbugs than those mixtures containing at least 50% resistant plants. Plants of all mixtures were...

Stewart, Klint Gilbert

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

351

Efficiency of partial water removal during transmission of steam-water mixture on geothermal fields  

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The partial water removal from a steam-water mixture before transmission to prevent a pipeline from entering pulsation mode and to increase the flow of the heat carrier coming to the geothermal power plant is ...

A. N. Shulyupin

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

one was tested, all reaction mixtures were supple-mented with an appropriate amount of ethanol  

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one was tested, all reaction mixtures were supple- mented with an appropriate amount of ethanol (5% v/v), because the menadione was dissolved in ethanol as a stock solution. The reaction was ini

Moorcroft, Paul R.

353

Detonation of propane-air mixtures under injection of hot detonation products  

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The tube for spontaneous detonation (Institute of Technical Physics, Russian Federal ... used to study the initiation and development of detonation in propane-air mixtures under injection of hot detonation produc...

V. I. Tarzhanov; I. V. Telichko; V. G. Vil’danov…

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Hydroconversion of polyethylene and tire rubber in a mixture with heavy oil residues  

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The results of studies on the processing of solid polymer wastes in a mixture with the heavy petroleum residues by hydroconversion with the use of the precursors of nanosized catalysts are given. It was found ...

Kh. M. Kadiev; A. U. Dandaev; A. M. Gyul’maliev; A. E. Batov…

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Hydrogen production from the reaction of solvated electrons with benzene in water-ammonia mixtures  

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Product analysis data for the reaction of the ammoniated electron with benzene-water mixtures in liquid ammonia show that the dominant product is evolved hydrogen and not 1,4-cyclohexadiene.

Dewald, R.R.; Jones, S.R.; Schwartz, B.S.

1980-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

356

Adsorption and desorption of binary mixtures of volatile organic contaminants on soil  

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, the potential theory and the ideal adsorbed solution theory for mixture adsorption were also evaluated for prediction of the experimental results for binary adsorption. All models failed for prediction of the BET type III isotherms when methanol was present...

Guo, Yang

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

357

Identification of an average temperature and a dynamical pressure in a multitemperature mixture of fluids  

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Identification of an average temperature and a dynamical pressure in a multitemperature mixture pressure even if the fluids have a zero bulk viscosity. The nonequilib- rium dynamical pressure can

Boyer, Edmond

358

Concentration dependence of vibrational properties of bioprotectant/water mixtures by inelastic neutron scattering  

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...water mixtures by inelastic neutron scattering S Magazu 1 * F Migliardo 1...LaboratoryChilton, Didcot,OX11 0QX, UK Neutron scattering has been demonstrated to be...to investigate by inelastic neutron scattering (INS) the vibrational behaviour...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Reaction of CO/CO2 gas mixtures on Ni–YSZ cermet electrodes  

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The reaction of carbon monoxide/carbon dioxide mixtures on Ni–YSZ cermet electrodes was investigated as a function of the electrode potential and the partial pressures of the reactants at 1273 K. Time-dependen...

P. Holtappels; L. G. J. De Haart; U. Stimming…

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Multifrequency Diagnostics of a Vibrationally Equilibrium CO2-Containing Gas Mixture  

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We present a technique which makes it possible to simultaneously determine the temperature T and the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in a vibrationally equilibrium gas mixture at atmospheric pressure by using ...

K. I. Arshinov; N. S. Leshenyuk; V. V. Nevdakh

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetic Modeling of Gasoline Surrogate Components and Mixtures under Engine Conditions  

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Real fuels are complex mixtures of thousands of hydrocarbon compounds including linear and branched paraffins, naphthenes, olefins and aromatics. It is generally agreed that their behavior can be effectively reproduced by simpler fuel surrogates containing a limited number of components. In this work, an improved version of the kinetic model by the authors is used to analyze the combustion behavior of several components relevant to gasoline surrogate formulation. Particular attention is devoted to linear and branched saturated hydrocarbons (PRF mixtures), olefins (1-hexene) and aromatics (toluene). Model predictions for pure components, binary mixtures and multicomponent gasoline surrogates are compared with recent experimental information collected in rapid compression machine, shock tube and jet stirred reactors covering a wide range of conditions pertinent to internal combustion engines (3-50 atm, 650-1200K, stoichiometric fuel/air mixtures). Simulation results are discussed focusing attention on the mixing effects of the fuel components.

Mehl, M; Pitz, W J; Westbrook, C K; Curran, H J

2010-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

362

The EM algorithm for the extended finite mixture of the factor analyzers model  

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This paper is devoted to extending common factors and categorical variables in the model of a finite mixture of factor analyzers based on the multivariate generalized linear model and the principle of maximum random utility in the probabilistic choice ...

Xingcai Zhou; Xinsheng Liu

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

A visualization study of mixture preparation mechanisms for port fuel injected spark ignition engines  

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An experimental study was carried out that examined qualitatively the mixture preparation process in port fuel injected spark ignition engines. The primary variables in this study were intake valve lift, intake valve timing, ...

Costanzo, Vincent S. (Vincent Stanley), 1979-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

BEC Mixture in a Double well: Two species that may or may not get along  

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Balakrishnan, Institute of Mathematical Sciences: India Philip Naudus: GMU Indu Satija, George Mason, NIST Mark-BEC mixtures Coupled Gross-Pitaevskii equations: Interaction Parameters t iggV m a aaabaaa a = +++- h h

Satija, Indu

365

Hydrogen storage properties of Mg-based mixtures elaborated by reactive mechanical grinding  

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The hydrogen sorption properties of Mg + 10 wt% WO3 and Mg + 5 wt% Cr2O3 mixtures made by reactive (under hydrogen) mechanical grinding were studied and compared with those of elemental Mg subjected to a similar ...

J.-L. Bobet; B. Chevalier

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Syngas Production from Coal Gasification with CO2 Rich Gas Mixtures  

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Coal gasification with CO2 rich gas mixture is one of several promising new technologies associated with CO2 reduction in the atmosphere. Coal gasification with high CO2 concentration is suitable for producing la...

M. S. Alam; A. T. Wijayanta; K. Nakaso…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Laser ablation ignition of premixed methane and oxygen-enriched air mixtures using a tantalum target  

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We report the laser ablation ignition of premixed methane and oxygen-enriched air mixtures using a tantalum target. The minimum laser pulse energy (MPE) of the ablation ignition was...

Li, Xiaohui; Yu, Xin; Fan, Rongwei; Yu, Yang; Liu, Chang; Chen, Deying

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Laser ignition of flammable mixtures via a solid core optical fiber  

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To date no commercial fiber coupled laser systems have reached the irradiance and pulse energy required for flammable mixtures ignition. In this work we report preliminary results on the ignition of two-phase mix...

H. El-Rabii; G. Gaborel

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Density, Viscosity, Refractive Index and Conductivity of 1-Allyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride + Water Mixture  

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Density, Viscosity, Refractive Index and Conductivity of 1-Allyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride + Water Mixture† ... The data obtained will play an important supplementary function in completion of the ionic liquids database. ...

Di Wu; Bo Wu; Yu M. Zhang; Hua P. Wang

2009-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

370

Heat Pipe Performance Enhancement with Binary Mixture Fluids that Exhibit Strong Concentration Marangoni Effects  

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on a flat-plate solar heat collector with integrated solarBinary Mixture Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer CorrelationsG.E. , 1965, “A study of heat transfer in nucleate pool

Armijo, Kenneth Miguel

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Experimental study on the fluorescence lifetime of ethanol-water mixtures  

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The ethanol-water mixtures can emit fluorescence when excited by the ultraviolet (UV) light, which is different from pure ethanol and water. There are three emission bands of the...

Liu, Ying; Li, Rongqing; Lan, Xiufeng; Shen, Zhonghua; Lu, Jian; Ni, Xiaowu

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Angular Dispersion-type Nonscanning Fabry-Perot Interferometer Applied to Ethanol-water Mixture  

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The angular dispersion-type non-scanning Fabry-Perot was applied to an ethanol-water mixture in order to investigate its acoustic properties such as the sound velocity and the...

Ko, Jae-Hyeon; Kojima, Seiji

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Physical properties of various soil mixtures used for golf green construction  

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amendments in soil mixtures for golf greens and concluded that peat moss seemed to be the most desirable amendment. Davis et al. (5) evaluated sands and amendments used for heavily traf- ficked turfgrass areas. Their findings indicated that ammoniated...) which was ground into pieces small enough to pass through a 2-mesh sieve, and R 6) Polyloam (PL), an artificial soil amendment. The organic amendments were: 1) peat moss (PM), and 2) ammoniated rice hulls (RH) Fourteen soil mixtures werc prepared...

Johns, Don

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Crystallization of Synthetic Coal?Petcoke Slag Mixtures Simulating Those Encountered in Entrained Bed Slagging Gasifiers  

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Crystallization of Synthetic Coal?Petcoke Slag Mixtures Simulating Those Encountered in Entrained Bed Slagging Gasifiers† ... Commercial entrained bed slagging gasifiers use a carbon feedstock of coal, petcoke, or combinations of them to produce CO and H2. ... A hot-stage confocal scanning laser microscope (CSLM) was used to analyze the kinetic behavior of slag crystallization for a range of synthetic coal?petcoke mixtures. ...

Jinichiro Nakano; Seetharaman Sridhar; Tyler Moss; James Bennett; Kyei-Sing Kwong

2009-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

375

The effects of compaction of different golf green soil mixtures on plant growth  

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growth, removed prior Co compaction treatments, from mixtures of different sand- clay soll-peat rstlosoeoooeoo ~ ~ aeoaoae ~ o oo ~ o ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 7e An average of 2 clipping yields of top growth, removed after Che compaction and during...-clay soil-peat rs'tlos ~ a ~ eaoaoaeooaeeaa ~ o ~ aeea e ~ o ~ eaeoao ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a ~ aooo 28 9e Differential effects of the different sand-clay soll-peat ratios of 5 particle size mixtures on yields of 2 clip plugs following Che compaction...

Kunze, Raymond John

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

376

The determination of compressibility factors of gaseous butane-nitrogen mixtures in the gas phase  

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THE DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSIBILITY FACTORS OF GASEOUS BUTANE-NITROGEN MIXTURES IN THE GAS PHASE A D issertation By Robert Buckner Evans, III Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Committee) (Head of^ 'ent Advisor) June 1955... ?-; i'i i ; A R y ? 'A 'Gi- Or- T EX AS THE DETERMINATION OF COMHIESSIBILITI FACTORS OF GASEOUS BUTANE-NITROGEN MIXTURES IN THE GAS PHASE A D issertation By ROBERT BUCKNER EVANS, III Submitted' to the Graduate School of the Agricultural...

Evans, Robert Buckner

1955-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Flume experiments on sediment mixtures from the offshore dredged material disposal site, Galveston Texas  

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FLUME EXP RIMENTS ON SED IliENT MIXTURES FROM 1'HE OFFSHORE DREDGED MATERIAL DISPOSAL SITE, GALVESTON, TEXAS A Thesis by ANTHONX JOSEPH MOHEREK Submitted t. o th' Graduate Co1lege of Iexas Atli University in partial Fulfillment... of the requirement for tht degree of MASTER OF SC:ENCE August 1977 Major Sub. :e . t: Oceanograghy FLUME EXPERIMENTS ON SEDIMENT MIXTURES FROM THE OFFSHORE DREDGED MATERIAL DISPOSAL SITE, GALVESTON, TEXAS A Thesis by ANTHONY JOSEPH MOHEREK Approved...

Moherek, Anthony Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

378

Multiscale approach for modeling hot mix asphalt  

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and is implemented in FE analysis using a user-defined material subroutine (UMAT). A fully implicit algorithm in time-step control is used to enhance the efficiency of the FE analysis. The FE model used in this study simulates experimental data and pavement section....

Dessouky, Samer Hassan

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

379

Microstructural viscoplastic continuum model for asphalt concrete  

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(1984)?????????.? 18 Sides et al. (1985)????????????????? 19 Desai and Zhang (1987)??????????????.. 19 Sousa et al. (1993)????????????????... 20 Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) Report A-357 (Lytton et al. 1993)????????????????.. 22 Florea... (1994a, 1994b)???????????????. 23 Sousa and Weissman (1994)????????????... 24 Scarpas et al. (1997a)???????????????.. 25 Lu and Wright (1998)???????????????. 27 viii CHAPTER Page Seibi et al. (2001)????????????????? 27 Huang et al. (2002...

Tashman, Laith

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

380

Paving the way for low-carbon development strategies  

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in developing coun- tries. Several developing countries have taken the initiative to embark on the process in place and aligned. Moreover, governments can use an LCDS to increase awareness on climate change to international climate change community. Signalling national emissions and expected impacts #12;of climate change

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381

NERSC's Science Gateways Pave Way for 'Team Science'  

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as fallback supernovae, macronovae, Type Ia supernovae or the orphan afterglows of gamma-ray bursts. In fact, DeepSky was instrumental in the 2011 discovery of the closest...

382

Standards Pave the Way for Next Generation Workplace Charging...  

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11182014 2012 12 HYDRA-R TM Access control, metering, reporting, billing, demand response... From your choice of chargers Each Liberty Access Technologies HYDRA-R controls...

383

Technological Advancements Paving the Way for Geothermal Growth...  

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

also shows that Nevada, the nation's second leading geothermal capacity state behind California, now has over 500 MW of installed capacity. In 2012, Enel Green Power's Stillwater...

384

Bound Neutrons Pave Way to Free Ones | Jefferson Lab  

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neutron is that most neutrons are bound up inside the nucleus of atoms to protons. In nature, a free neutron lasts for only a few minutes, while in the nucleus, neutrons are...

385

DOE Signing Paves the Way for Funding, Construction of Innovative...  

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and world reserves. Integrated gasification combined-cycle technology will be at the heart of FutureGen, a 1 billion prototype power plant that will integrate a suite of...

386

Department of Energy Paves Way for Additional Clean Energy Projects...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

manufacturing sector, which is part of the Administration's long-term plan to create new green energy jobs. The solicitation will seek applications for projects that manufacture...

387

Low energy consumption method for separating gaseous mixtures and in particular for medium purity oxygen production  

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A method for the separation of gaseous mixtures such as air and for producing medium purity oxygen, comprising compressing the gaseous mixture in a first compressor to about 3.9-4.1 atmospheres pressure, passing said compressed gaseous mixture in heat exchange relationship with sub-ambient temperature gaseous nitrogen, dividing the cooled, pressurized gaseous mixture into first and second streams, introducing the first stream into the high pressure chamber of a double rectification column, separating the gaseous mixture in the rectification column into a liquid oxygen-enriched stream and a gaseous nitrogen stream and supplying the gaseous nitrogen stream for cooling the compressed gaseous mixture, removing the liquid oxygen-enriched stream from the low pressure chamber of the rectification column and pumping the liquid, oxygen-enriched steam to a predetermined pressure, cooling the second stream, condensing the cooled second stream and evaporating the oxygen-enriched stream in an evaporator-condenser, delivering the condensed second stream to the high pressure chamber of the rectification column, and heating the oxygen-enriched stream and blending the oxygen-enriched stream with a compressed blend-air stream to the desired oxygen concentration.

Jujasz, Albert J. (North Olmsted, OH); Burkhart, James A. (Olmsted Falls, OH); Greenberg, Ralph (New York, NY)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Effect of silane concentration on the supersonic combustion of a silane/methane mixture  

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A series of direct connect combustor tests was conducted to determine the effect of silane concentration on the supersonic combustion characteristics of silane/methane mixtures. Shock tube ignition delay data indicated more than an order of magnitude reduction in ignition delay times for both 10 and 20 percent silane/methane mixtures as compared to methane. The ignition delay time of the 10 percent mixture was only a factor of 2.3 greater than that of the 20 percent mixture. Supersonic combustion tests were conducted with the fuel injected into a model scramjet combustor. The combustor was mounted at the exit of a Mach 2 nozzle and a hydrogen fired heater was used to provide a variation in test gas total temperature. Tests using the 20 percent silane/methane mixture indicated considerable combustion enhancement when compared to methane alone. This mixture had an autoignition total temperature of 1650 R. The addition of 20 percent silane to methane resulted in a pyrophoric fuel with good supersonic combustion performance. Reducing the silane concentration below this level, however, yielded a less pyrophoric fuel that exhibited poor supersonic combustion performance.

Northam, G.B.; Mc Lain, A.G.; Pellett, G.L.; Diskin, G.S.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Chemical contaminants on DOE lands and selection of contaminant mixtures for subsurface science research  

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This report identifies individual contaminants and contaminant mixtures that have been measured in the ground at 91 waste sites at 18 US Department of Energy (DOE) facilities within the weapons complex. The inventory of chemicals and mixtures was used to identify generic chemical mixtures to be used by DOE's Subsurface Science Program in basic research on the subsurface geochemical and microbiological behavior of mixed contaminants (DOE 1990a and b). The generic mixtures contain specific radionuclides, metals, organic ligands, organic solvents, fuel hydrocarbons, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in various binary and ternary combinations. The mixtures are representative of in-ground contaminant associations at DOE facilities that are likely to exhibit complex geochemical behavior as a result of intercontaminant reactions and/or microbiologic activity stimulated by organic substances. Use of the generic mixtures will focus research on important mixed contaminants that are likely to be long-term problems at DOE sites and that will require cleanup or remediation. The report provides information on the frequency of associations among different chemicals and compound classes at DOE waste sites that require remediation.

Riley, R.G.; Zachara, J.M. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States))

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Induction of CYP 1A enzyme activity and genotoxicity from ternary mixtures of produced water relvant compounds, evaluated by in vitro methods.  

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??Produced water is a complex mixture discharged to sea in high volumes containing compounds at low concentrations. Compounds in mixtures can modify each other?s expected… (more)

Střrdal, Ingvild Fladvad

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Gas-liquid-liquid equilibria in mixtures of water, light gases, and hydrocarbons  

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Phase equilibrium in mixtures of water + light gases and water + heavy hydrocarbons has been investigated with the development of new local composition theory, new equations of state, and new experimental data. The preferential segregation and orientation of molecules due to different energies of molecular interaction has been simulated with square well molecules. Extensive simulation has been made for pure square well fluids and mixtures to find the local composition at wide ranges of states. A theory of local composition has been developed and an equation of state has been obtained for square well fluids. The new local composition theory has been embedded in several equations of state. The pressure of water is decoupled into a polar pressure and non-polar pressure according to the molecular model of water of Jorgensen et al. The polar pressure of water is combined with the BACK equation for the general description of polar fluids and their mixtures. Being derived from the steam table, the Augmented BACK equation is particularly suited for mixtures of water + non-polar substances such as the hydrocarbons. The hydrophobic character of the hydrocarbons had made their mixtures with water a special challenge. A new group contribution equation of state is developed to describe phase equilibrium and volumetric behavior of fluids while requiring only to know the molecular structure of the components. 15 refs., 1 fig.

Chao, K.C.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Construction of an embankment with a fly and bottom ash mixture: field performance study  

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Fly ash and bottom ash are coal combustion by-products (CCBPs) that are generated in large quantities throughout the world. It is often economical to dispose ash as mixtures rather than separately; that notwithstanding, only a few studies have been performed to investigate the behavior of fly and bottom ash mixtures, particularly those with high contents of fly ash. Also, there is very limited data available in the literature on the field performance of structures constructed using ash mixtures. This paper describes the construction and the instrumentation of a demonstration embankment built with an ash mixture (60:40 by weight of fly ash:bottom ash) on State Road 641, Terre Haute, Ind. Monitoring of the demonstration embankment was conducted for a period of 1 year from the start of construction of the embankment. The settlement of the embankment stabilized approximately 5 months after the end of its construction. According to horizontal inclinometer readings, the differential settlement at the top of the embankment is about 5 mm. Results from field quality control tests performed during construction of the demonstration embankment and monitoring data from vertical and horizontal inclinometers and settlement plates indicate that the ash mixture investigated can be considered an acceptable embankment construction material.

Yoon, S.; Balunaini, U.; Yildirim, I.Z.; Prezzi, M.; Siddiki, N.Z. [Louisiana Transportation Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA (United States)

2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

393

Influence of steam on the flammability limits of premixed natural gas/oxygen/steam mixtures  

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Synthesis gas (Syngas) is an intermediate in a variety of industrial processes. Its production is energy and capital intensive and any improvement of existing technologies allowing simpler and economic production is of great interest. Recently, a new method known as short contact time-catalytic partial oxidation (SCT-CPO) has been developed into a commercial technology [1–4]. SCT-CPO is an entirely heterogeneous catalytic process converting premixed flammable feedstocks inside a very small reactor. In order to ensure safety and a high selectivity towards CO and H2 it has been important to determine and understand flammability properties of the gaseous reactant mixtures. Here we report on the results obtained within a windowed tube reactor equipped with multiple photodetectors and pressure transducers that has allowed the study of ignition, flame propagation, and explosion characteristics of gas mixtures similar to those used as reactants in the SCT-CPO reactor. The tests were conducted at various pressures with different amounts of steam and two different compositions of natural gas (NG). A flammability boundary for each mixture, based on normalized pressure and mole fraction of steam, was determined. The results conclude that these mixtures’ flammability could be suppressed in two very different ways. Depending on the adiabatic flame temperature of the mixture, suppression could be caused by steam's chemical influence increasing chain-termination or by a large amount of steam decreasing the reaction zone temperature.

Matthew J. Degges; J. Eric Boyer; Kenneth K. Kuo; Luca Basini

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamic perturbation theory for self-assembling mixtures of divalent single patch colloids  

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In this work we extend Wertheim's thermodynamic perturbation theory (TPT) to binary mixtures (species A and species B) of patchy colloids where each species has a single patch which can bond a maximum of twice (divalent). Colloids are treated as hard spheres with a directional conical asssociation site. We restrict the system such that only patches between unlike species share attractions; meaning there are AB attractions but no AA or BB attractions. The theory is derived in Wertheim's two density formalism for one site associating fluids. Since the patches are doubly bondable, associated chains, of all chain lengths, as well as 4-mer rings consisting of two species A and two species B colloids are accounted for. With the restriction of only AB attractions, triatomic rings of doubly bonded colloids, which dominate the corresponding pure component case, cannot form. The theory is shown to be in good agreement with Monte Carlo simulaion data for the structure and thermodynamics of these patchy colloid mixtures as a function of temperature, density, patch size and composition. It is shown that 4-mer rings dominate at low temperatures, inhibiting the polymerization of the mixture into long chains. Mixtures of this type have been recently synthesized by researchers. This work provides the first theory capable of accurately modelling these mixtures.

B. D. Marshall; W. G. Chapman

2014-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2013 Vol. 14, No. S2, 5778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2013.812838  

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. Unlike PCC and other infrastructure materials, asphalt concrete is generally able to undergo thermal are able to relax stress over time. In addition, asphalt is generally a fracture- resistant material, owing fracture resistance. Poor mixture fracture resistance can lead to the development of thermal cracks, which

Paulino, Glaucio H.

396

Reflections on new directions for risk assessment of environmental chemical mixtures  

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Currently risk assessment of chemicals tackles them as single substances affecting individual health endpoints. In reality, human exposure occurs to mixtures of chemicals, as they are present in the environment and consumer products. Combining the information from environmental fate analysis, epidemiological data and toxicokinetic/dynamic models helps estimate internal exposure. Coupling these data with gene and protein expression profiles as signatures of exposure to classes of toxicants to derive biologically-based dose-response estimates may open the way towards adopting a biological connectivity approach to risk assessment. This work gives examples of applications of this approach on combined exposure to mixtures of volatile organic chemicals and estimation of body burden from chronic exposure to mixtures of chemicals and of the associated health risk. Conclusions are drawn as to the future scientific developments that will meet the requirements of integrated health risk assessment to protect public health from environmental and consumption-related stressors.

D. Sarigiannis; A. Gotti; G. Cimino Reale; E. Marafante

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A transient flow model of compressible gas mixtures in a nuclear fuel processing plant  

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A model was developed to predict mixture concentration profiles in a subatmospheric mixture of hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen during valve-switching between a process line and an atmospheric vent line. The switching event allows air in-leakage to the system during the period in which the routing valves are open. Hydrogen and oxygen concentrations must be predicted to assess the potential for developing combustible mixtures in the system. The model consists of a one-dimensional finite-difference representation of the transient momentum and mass conservation equations, associated constitutive relationships and an equation-of-state for compressible gas. The resulting equation set was solved with Advanced Continuous Simulation Language (ACSL).

Farman, R.F.; Brown, R.A.

1989-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

398

Apparatus and method for operating internal combustion engines from variable mixtures of gaseous fuels  

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An apparatus and method for utilizing any arbitrary mixture ratio of multiple fuel gases having differing combustion characteristics, such as natural gas and hydrogen gas, within an internal combustion engine. The gaseous fuel composition ratio is first sensed, such as by thermal conductivity, infrared signature, sound propagation speed, or equivalent mixture differentiation mechanisms and combinations thereof which are utilized as input(s) to a "multiple map" engine control module which modulates selected operating parameters of the engine, such as fuel injection and ignition timing, in response to the proportions of fuel gases available so that the engine operates correctly and at high efficiency irrespective of the gas mixture ratio being utilized. As a result, an engine configured according to the teachings of the present invention may be fueled from at least two different fuel sources without admixing constraints.

Heffel, James W. (Lake Matthews, CA); Scott, Paul B. (Northridge, CA); Park, Chan Seung (Yorba Linda, CA)

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Laboratory flammability studies of mixtures of hydrogen, nitrous oxide, and air  

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At the request of the Department of Energy and the Westinghouse Hanford Company, the Bureau of Mines has investigated the flammability of mixtures of hydrogen, nitrous oxide, and air. This work is relevant to the possible hazards of flammable gas generation from nuclear waste tanks at Hanford, WA. The tests were performed in a 120-L spherical chamber under both quiescent and turbulent conditions using both electric spark and pyrotechnic ignition sources. The data reported here for binary mixtures of hydrogen in air generally confirm the data of previous investigators, but they are more comprehensive than those reported previously. The results clarify to a greater extent the complications associated with buoyancy, turbulence, and selective diffusion. The data reported here for ternary mixtures of hydrogen and nitrous oxide in air indicate that small additions of nitrous oxide (relative to the amount of air) have little effect, but that higher concentrations of nitrous oxide (relative to air) significantly increase the explosion hazard.

Cashdollar, K L; Hertzberg, M; Zlochower, I A; Lucci, C E; Green, G M; Thomas, R A [Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, PA (United States). Pittsburgh Research Center

1992-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

400

Dissipative dynamics of the Josephson effect in binary Bose-Einstein-condensed mixtures  

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The dissipative dynamics of a pointlike Josephson junction in binary Bose-Einstein-condensed mixtures is analyzed within the framework of the model of a tunneling Hamiltonian. The transmission of unlike particles across a junction is described by the different transmission amplitudes. The effective action that describes the dynamics of the phase differences across the junction for each of two condensed components is derived by employing the functional integration method. In the low-frequency limit the dynamics of a Josephson junction can be described by two coupled equations in terms of the potential energy and dissipative Rayleigh function using a mechanical analogy. The interplay between mass currents of each mixture component appears in the second-order term in the tunneling amplitudes due to the interspecies hybridizing interaction. The asymmetric case of the binary mixtures with different concentrations and order parameters is considered as well.

Burmistrov, S. N. [Kurchatov Institute, RU-123182 Moscow (Russian Federation)

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Observation of crystallization slowdown in supercooled para-hydrogen and ortho-deuterium quantum liquid mixtures  

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We report a quantitative experimental study of the crystallization kinetics of supercooled quantum liquid mixtures of para-hydrogen (pH$_2$) and ortho-deuterium (oD$_2$) by high spatial resolution Raman spectroscopy of liquid microjets. We show that in a wide range of compositions the crystallization rate of the isotopic mixtures is significantly reduced with respect to that of the pure substances. To clarify this behavior we have performed path-integral simulations of the non-equilibrium pH$_2$-oD$_2$ liquid mixtures, revealing that differences in quantum delocalization between the two isotopic species translate into different effective particle sizes. Our results provide first experimental evidence for crystallization slowdown of quantum origin, offering a benchmark for theoretical studies of quantum behavior in supercooled liquids.

Matthias Kühnel; José M. Fernández; Filippo Tramonto; Guzmán Tejeda; Elena Moreno; Anton Kalinin; Marco Nava; Davide E. Galli; Salvador Montero; Robert E. Grisenti

2014-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

402

Sedimentation stacking diagram of binary colloidal mixtures and bulk phases in the plane of chemical potentials  

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We give a full account of a recently proposed theory that explicitly relates the bulk phase diagram of a binary colloidal mixture to its phase stacking phenomenology under gravity [Soft Matter 9, 8636 (2013)]. As we demonstrate, the full set of possible phase stacking sequences in sedimentation-diffusion equilibrium originates from straight lines (sedimentation paths) in the chemical potential representation of the bulk phase diagram. From the analysis of various standard topologies of bulk phase diagrams, we conclude that the corresponding sedimentation stacking diagrams can be very rich, even more so when finite sample height is taken into account. We apply the theory to obtain the stacking diagram of a mixture of nonadsorbing polymers and colloids. We also present a catalog of generic phase diagrams in the plane of chemical potentials in order to facilitate the practical application of our concept, which also generalizes to multi component mixtures.

Daniel de las Heras; Matthias Schmidt

2014-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

403

Analysis of zeotropic mixtures used in high-temperature Organic Rankine cycle  

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Abstract The paper investigates the performance of high-temperature Organic Rankine cycle (ORC) with zeotropic mixtures as working fluid. A numerical model, which has been validated by comparing with the published data, is developed to predict the first law thermal efficiency of the cycle. The effects of mixture concentration, temperature gradient of the heat transfer fluid, pinch temperature difference, pressure ratio, and condensation pressure on the first law efficiency are presented firstly using a purposely designed program, and then the suitable conditions for the described ORC are suggested based on the results of the simulation. It is demonstrated that the use of zeotropic mixtures leads to an efficiency increase compared to pure fluids.

Bensi Dong; Guoqiang Xu; Yi Cai; Haiwang Li

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Evaluation of Type B shipping packages used to transport potentially flammable gas mixtures  

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Using Type B shipping packages to transport radioactive materials within a potentially flammable gas mixture is a bold proposal. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has essentially prohibited such shipments. Furthermore, the NRC requires extensive modeling and/or testing of selective contents (e.g., Transuranic Waste) which are prone to generate hydrogen gas to demonstrate that, in general, a flammable mixture inside the containment vessel will not occur during shipment. Contrary to the NRC position, this paper proposes a rigorous containment vessel evaluation methodology to justify shipment of Type B quantities of radioactive materials in the presence of potentially flammable gas mixtures. The Department of Energy (DOE) is currently reviewing the methodology as applied to the 9975 package for shipment of plutonium oxide which may generate significant quantities of hydrogen gas.

Hensel, S.J.

2000-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

405

Evaluation of thermodynamic properties of fluid mixtures by PC-SAFT model  

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Abstract Densities and viscosities of binary mixtures of methyl isobutyl ketone (MIK) with polar solvents namely, 2-propanol, 2-butanol and 2-pentanol, were measured at 7 temperatures (293.15–323.15 K) over the entire range of composition. Using the experimental data, excess molar volumes V m E , isobaric thermal expansivity ? p , partial molar volumes V Ż m , i and viscosity deviations ? ? , have been calculated due to their importance in the study of specific molecular interactions. The observed negative and positive values of deviation/excess parameters were explained on the basis of the intermolecular interactions occur in these mixtures. The Perturbed Chain Statistical Association Fluid Theory (PC-SAFT) has been used to correlate the volumetric behavior of the mixtures.

Mohammad Almasi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Phonon exchange in dilute Fermi-Bose mixtures: Tailoring the Fermi-Fermi interaction  

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We consider a mixture of a single-component Bose gas and a two-component Fermi gas at temperatures where the Bose gas is almost fully condensed. In such a mixture, two fermionic atoms can interact with each other by exchanging a phonon that propagates through the Bose condensate. We calculate the interaction potential due to this mechanism, and determine the effective s-wave scattering length for two fermions that interact, both directly by the interatomic potentials as well as by the above-mentioned exchange mechanism. We find that the effective scattering length is quite sensitive to changes in the condensate density, and becomes strongly energy dependent. In addition, we consider the mechanical stability of these mixtures, and also calculate the dispersion and the damping of the various collisionless collective modes of the gas.

M. J. Bijlsma; B. A. Heringa; H. T. C. Stoof

2000-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

407

Phase separation and collapse in Bose-Fermi mixtures with a Feshbach resonance  

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We consider a mixture of single-component bosonic and fermionic atoms with an interspecies interaction that is varied using a Feshbach resonance. By performing a mean-field analysis of a two-channel model, which describes both narrow and broad Feshbach resonances, we find an unexpectedly rich phase diagram at zero temperature: Bose-condensed and non-Bose-condensed phases form a variety of phase-separated states that are accompanied by both critical and tricritical points. We discuss the implications of our results for the experimentally observed collapse of Bose-Fermi mixtures on the attractive side of the Feshbach resonance, and we make predictions for future experiments on Bose-Fermi mixtures close to a Feshbach resonance.

Francesca M. Marchetti; Charles J. M. Mathy; David A. Huse; Meera M. Parish

2008-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

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An on-line acoustic fluorocarbon coolant mixture analyzer for the ATLAS silicon tracker  

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The ATLAS silicon tracker community foresees an upgrade from the present octafluoro-propane (C{sub 3}F{sub 8}) evaporative cooling fluid - to a composite fluid with a probable 10-20% admixture of hexafluoro-ethane (C{sub 2}F{sub 6}). Such a fluid will allow a lower evaporation temperature and will afford the tracker silicon substrates a better safety margin against leakage current-induced thermal runaway caused by cumulative radiation damage as the luminosity profile at the CERN Large Hadron Collider increases. Central to the use of this new fluid is a new custom-developed speed-of-sound instrument for continuous real-time measurement of the C{sub 3}F{sub 8}/C{sub 2}F{sub 6} mixture ratio and flow. An acoustic vapour mixture analyzer/flow meter with new custom electronics allowing ultrasonic frequency transmission through gas mixtures has been developed for this application. Synchronous with the emission of an ultrasound 'chirp' from an acoustic transmitter, a fast readout clock (40 MHz) is started. The clock is stopped on receipt of an above threshold sound pulse at the receiver. Sound is alternately transmitted parallel and anti-parallel with the vapour flow for volume flow measurement from transducers that can serve as acoustic transmitters or receivers. In the development version, continuous real-time measurement of C{sub 3}F{sub 8}/C{sub 2}F{sub 6} flow and calculation of the mixture ratio is performed within a graphical user interface developed in PVSS-II, the Supervisory, Control and Data Acquisition standard chosen for LHC and its experiments at CERN. The described instrument has numerous potential applications - including refrigerant leak detection, the analysis of hydrocarbons, vapour mixtures for semiconductor manufacture and anesthetic gas mixtures. (authors)

Bates, R. [Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom); Battistin, M. [CERN, 1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Berry, S.; Bitadze, A. [Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom); Bonneau, P. [CERN, 1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Bousson, N. [Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, 163 Avenue de Luminy, 13288 Marseille Cedex 09 (France); Boyd, G. [Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019 (United States); Botelho-Direito, J.; DiGirolamo, B. [CERN, 1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Doubek, M. [Czech Technical Univ., Technicka 4, 166 07 Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Egorov, K. [Physics Dept., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN 47405 (United States); Godlewski, J. [CERN, 1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Hallewell, G. [Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, 163 Avenue de Luminy, 13288 Marseille Cedex 09 (France); Katunin, S. [B.P. Konstantinov Petersburg Nuclear Physics Inst. PNPI, 188300 St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); Mathieu, M.; McMahon, S. [Rutherford Appelton Laboratory - Science and Technology Facilities Council, Chilton, Didcot OX11 OQX (United Kingdom); Nagai, K. [Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 (Japan); Perez-Rodriguez, E. [CERN, 1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Rozanov, A. [Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, 163 Avenue de Luminy, 13288 Marseille Cedex 09 (France); Vacek, V.; Vitek, M. [Czech Technical Univ., Technicka 4, 166 07 Prague 6 (Czech Republic)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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R&D to Prepare and Characterize Robust Coal/Biomass Mixtures for Direct Co-Feeding into Gasification  

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to Prepare and Characterize Robust to Prepare and Characterize Robust Coal/Biomass Mixtures for Direct Co-Feeding into Gasification Background Domestically abundant coal is a significant primary energy source and, when mixed with optimum levels of biomass, has lower carbon footprint compared to conventional petroleum fuels. Coal and biomass mixtures are converted via gasification into synthesis gas (syngas), a mixture of predominantly carbon monoxide and hydrogen, which can be subsequently converted to produce liquid fuels and

410

Phase-separation in ion-containing mixtures in electric fields  

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When a liquid mixture is subjected to external electric fields, ionic screening leads to field gradients. We point out that if the mixture is initially in the homogeneous phase, this screening can bring about a robust phase-separation transition with two main features: (i) the phase separation is expected to occur in any electrode geometry, and (ii) the voltage required is typically of the order of 1 V and even less. We discuss several applications of the effect relevant to the field of microfluidics, focusing on the creation of a nanometer-scale lubrication layer in the phase-separation process.

Yoav Tsori; Ludwik Leibler

2007-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

411

The thermodynamic properties of mixtures of normal octane and branched paraffin hydrocarbons  

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to that predicated by Raoult's law. Eight years later, Nyers (17) measured the vapor- liquid equilibrium data of eighteen binary hydrocarbon mixtures containing naphthene, paraffin and aromatic bina- ry mixtures at 760 mm Hg absolute pressure by using a vapor..., it was shown that the five paraffin-aromatic systems have the greatest deviation from ideality, with activity coeffi- cients ranging from 1. 3 to 1. 8. For the naphthene-aro- matic systems, activity coefficients are slightly lower, varying from 1. 2 to 1. 4...

Liu, Edward Kou-Shan

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Strong-Coupling Theory for the Superfluidity of Bose-Fermi Mixtures  

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We develop a strong-coupling theory for the superfluidity of fermion pairing phase in a Bose-Fermi mixture. Dynamical screening, self-energy renormalization, and a pairing gap function are included self-consistently within the adiabatic limit (i.e., the phonon velocity is much smaller than the Fermi velocity). An analytical solution for the transition temperature (Tc) is derived within reasonable approximations. Using typical parameters of a K40-Rb87 mixture, we find that the calculated Tc is several times larger than that obtained in the weak coupling theory, and can be up to several percent of the Fermi temperature.

Daw-Wei Wang

2006-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

413

Roughage and roughage substitutes in high concentrate finishing mixtures for beef cattle  

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different levels of roughage, showed that maximum levels of 20 to 30% cottonseed hulls, 20 to 30% coastal bermuda hay, 10 to 20/o rice hulls (ammoniated or non-ammoniated) or 10/o flax shives should be used in finishing mixtures if high gain and feed... into four uniform groups on the basis of weight and grade. These groups received four different feed mixtures as follows: all concentrate, 2 and 4%%uo oyster shell flakes and 10% ammoniated rice hulls. The second and third experiments were part of Texas...

Leigh, Jorge Eduardo

1968-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Effects of CH4, H2 and CO2 Mixtures on SI Gas Engine  

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Abstract Performance of a four-stroke spark ignition gas engine operated on mixtures of CH4, H2 and CO2 was studied. Experiments were carried out at a constant engine speed of 2,000 rpm and throttle opening of 14% with various equivalence ratios. The results showed that the highest brake power output of 12.5 kW and 35% thermal efficiency were achieved when operated with the mixture of 69.70% CH4, 9.95% H2 and 20.45% CO2 and the equivalence ratios between 1.0 and 0.82.

S. Chuayboon; S. Prasertsan; T. Theppaya; K. Maliwan; P. Prasertsan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Tunneling dynamics and phase transition of a Bose-Fermi mixture in a double well  

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The coherent nonlinear tunneling dynamics of a boson-fermion mixture in a double-well potential is studied in this paper. Four types of phase are found for the mixture. The first one is two species localizing in different potential wells. The second one is two species coexisting in the same well. The third one is two species equally populated in two wells. The fourth one is one species equally populated in two wells while the other species is in one well. The phase transitions among these four states have been investigated. The interspecies and intraspecies interactions as well as bosonic and fermionic numbers can dramatically affect these phase transitions.

Peng-Tang Qi and Wen-Shan Duan

2011-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

416

The determination of compressibility factors of gaseous propane-nitrogen mixtures  

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LIBRARY A A N O'iLLEOE OF 1EXAS THE DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSIBILITY FACTORS OF GASEOUS PROPANE-NITROGEIN MIXTURES A Thesis Cecil Herman Dickson Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of' Texas in partial... f'ulf'illment of the requirements for the de~ree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Ma]or GubjectI Chemistry May I&55 THE DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSIBILITY FACTORS OF GASEOUS PROPANE-NITROGEN MIXTURES A Thesis Cecil Herman Dickson Approved as to style...

Dickson, Cecil Herman

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

417

Mixture for producing fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic material by microwave heating  

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A fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is produced by a method which involves preparing a ceramic precursor mixture comprising glass material, a coupling agent, and resilient fibers, and then exposing the mixture to microwave energy. The microwave field orients the fibers in the resulting ceramic material in a desired pattern wherein heat later generated in or on the substrate can be dissipated in a desired geometric pattern parallel to the fiber pattern. Additionally, the shunt capacitance of the fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is lower which provides for a quicker transit time for electronic pulses in any conducting pathway etched into the ceramic substrate.

Meek, T.T.; Blake, R.D.

1985-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

418

Mixture for producing fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic material by microwave heating  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is produced by a method which involves preparing a ceramic precursor mixture comprising glass material, a coupling agent, and resilient fibers, and then exposing the mixture to microwave energy. The microwave field orients the fibers in the resulting ceramic material in a desired pattern wherein heat later generated in or on the substrate can be dissipated in a desired geometric pattern parallel to the fiber pattern. Additionally, the shunt capacitance of the fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is lower which provides for a quicker transit time for electronic pulses in any conducting pathway etched into the ceramic substrate. 2 figs.

Meek, T.T.; Blake, R.D.

1987-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

419

Mixture for producing fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic material by microwave heating  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is produced by a method which involves preparing a ceramic precursor mixture comprising glass material, a coupling agent, and resilient fibers, and then exposing the mixture to microwave energy. The microwave field orients the fibers in the resulting ceramic material in a desired pattern wherein heat later generated in or on the substrate can be dissipated in a desired geometric pattern parallel to the fiber pattern. Additionally, the shunt capacitance of the fracture-resistant, fiber-reinforced ceramic substrate is lower which provides for a quicker transit time for electronic pulses in any conducting pathway etched into the ceramic substrate.

Meek, Thomas T. (Los Alamos, NM); Blake, Rodger D. (Santa Fe, NM)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

New gas mixtures suitable for rare event detection using a Micromegas-TPC detector  

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The aim of the presented work was to develop further techniques based on a Micromegas-TPC, in order to reach a high gas gain with good energy resolution, and to search for gas mixtures suitable for rare event detection. This paper focuses on xenon, which is convenient for the search of neutrinoless double beta decay in 136 Xe. Conversely, a small admixture of xenon to CF 4 can reduce attachment in the latter. This gas mixture would be suitable for dark matter searches and the study of solar and reactor neutrinos. Various configurations of the Micromegas plane were investigated and are described.

L. Ounalli; J-L. Vuilleumier; D. Schenker; J-M. Vuilleumier

2008-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Spatial separation in a thermal mixture of ultracold Yb174 and Rb87 atoms  

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We report on the observation of unusually strong interactions in a thermal mixture of ultracold atoms which cause a significant modification of the spatial distribution. A mixture of Rb87 and Yb174 with a temperature of a few ?K is prepared in a hybrid trap consisting of a bichromatic optical potential superimposed on a magnetic trap. For suitable trap parameters and temperatures, a spatial separation of the two species is observed. We infer that the separation is driven by a large interaction strength between Yb174 and Rb87 accompanied by a large three-body recombination rate. Based on this assumption we have developed a diffusion model which reproduces our observations.

F. Baumer; F. Münchow; A. Görlitz; S. E. Maxwell; P. S. Julienne; E. Tiesinga

2011-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

422

Determination of the mutagenic potential of individual and binary mixtures of polycyclic aromatic and nitroaromatic hydrocarbons  

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). iv Based on these pure results, fair binary mixtures were chosen; BAP/BEP, BAP/1NP, BAP/DMBA, and BEP/DMBA. For the mixtures? a mutagenic interaction ratio (MIR) was calculated. Using two doses of pure chemicals, boundaries between inhibitive.../Response Curve for BEP 21 5. 6 Dose/Response Curve for 1NP 5. 7. Dose/Response Curve for DMBA 5. 8. Dose/Response Curve for 2NF 5. 9. Dose/Response Curve for BA 5. 10. Dose/Response Curve for FA 5. 11. Dose/Response Curve for CH 22 24 25 26 27 29...

Keller, Tracie A

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Using of the tunable CO2-laser without frequency stabilization for diagnostics of CO2 gas mixture at barometric pressure  

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It is presented a technique for determining temperature and pressure of CO2 in gas mixture using absorption factor spectral distribution. Errors calculated for tunable frequency...

Arshinov, K

424

Verification of universal surface scaling behavior in critical binary liquid mixtures with neutron and x-ray reflectometry.  

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??We have studied two critical binary liquid mixtures in the mixed phase regime with x-ray and neutron reflectometry to verify universal critical scaling at a… (more)

Brown, Matthew D.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

COARSENING AND SELF-ORGANIZATION IN DILUTE DIBLOCK COPOLYMER MELTS AND MIXTURES  

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COARSENING AND SELF-ORGANIZATION IN DILUTE DIBLOCK COPOLYMER MELTS AND MIXTURES KARL GLASNER RUSTUM, on the other hand, is responsible for producing self-organized patterns. We construct approximations based upon incompatible [9]. Block copoly- mers, on the other hand, are inhomogeneous chain molecules composed of two

Glasner, Karl B.

426

Pattern selection near the onset of convection in binary mixtures in cylindrical  

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via a subcritical Hopf bifurcation, are considered. We focus on the dynamics in the neighbourhood ratio mixtures water or He3 - He4 . In this case, the heavier component mechanisms of instability typically gives rise to a subcritical Hopf bifurcation of the conduction state

Marques, Francisco

427

Vesicle Formation of a 1:1 Catanionic Surfactant Mixture in Ethanol Solution  

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Vesicle Formation of a 1:1 Catanionic Surfactant Mixture in Ethanol Solution J.-B. Huang,* B on the liposome of natural phospho- lipids.10,11 As for the situation in ethanol solution, early studies showed that ethanol addition deteriorates the molecular order in lipid bilayers,12-16 although a small amount

Huang, Jianbin

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A simplified procedure for estimation of mixture permeances from unary permeation data  

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Using the Maxwell–Stefan (M–S) diffusion equations as a basis, we derive simple analytic expression for the estimation of component permeances of mixtures across micro- and mesoporous membranes on the basis of unary permeation data. The analytic procedure uses two simplifying assumptions: (1) downstream pressures are negligibly small in comparison to upstream pressures, and (2) adsorption equilibrium within the pores can be described by Henry law coefficients. Two limiting scenarios are considered in estimating the M–S exchange coefficients, Đ{sub ij}: (1) correlations negligible, and (2) correlations dominant. In the correlations negligible scenario, the permeances of each component in the mixture equal that of the corresponding pure components. For the correlations dominant scenario, the permeances in the mixture are significantly different from the pure component values; the differences being dictated not only by mobilities of the species within the pores, but also by the adsorption equilibrium. The results of this study underlines the strong influence of diffusional correlations on the mixture permeances and permeation selectivities.

Krishna, Rajamani; van Baten, Jasper M

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental study of combustion of hydrogen–syngas/methane fuel mixtures in a porous burner  

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Lean premixed combustion of hydrogen–syngas/methane fuel mixtures was investigated experimentally to demonstrate fuel flexibility of a two-section porous burner. The un-insulated burner was operated at atmospheric pressure. Combustion was stabilized at the interface of silicon-carbide coated carbon foam of 26 pores per centimeter (ppcm) and 4 ppcm. Methane (CH4) content in the fuel was decreased from 100% to 0% (by volume), with the remaining amount split equally between carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen (H2), the two reactive components of the syngas. Experiments for different fuel mixtures were conducted at a fixed air flow rate, while the fuel flow rate was varied to obtain a range of adiabatic flame temperatures. The CO and nitric oxide ( NO x ) emissions were measured downstream of the porous burner, in the axial direction to identify the post-combustion zone and in the transverse direction to quantify combustion uniformity. For a given adiabatic flame temperature, increasing H2/CO content in the fuel mixture decreased both the CO and NO x emissions. Presence of H2/CO in the fuel mixture also decreased temperature near the lean blow-off limit, especially for higher percentages of CO and H2 in the fuel.

S.K. Alavandi; A.K. Agrawal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High figure-of-merit nematic mixtures based on totally unsaturated isothiocyanate liquid crystals  

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. 1. Introduction The continuous demand for faster electro-optic response times is the driving force of figure-of-merit were observed at room temperature for the formulated nematic mixtures. Potential phased arrays (OPAs) for laser communications, require faster response times. In order to achieve a fast

Wu, Shin-Tson

431

Commissioning of a magnetic suspension densitometer for high-accuracy density measurements of natural gas mixtures  

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densitometer has been used to measure densities of two simulated natural gas mixtures named M91C1 and M94C1 after validating its operation by measuring densities of pure argon, nitrogen and methane in the range (270 to 340) K [(26.33 to152.33) oF, (-3.15 to 66...

Patil, Prashant Vithal

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Automatic isochoric apparatus for PVT and phase equilibrium studies of natural gas mixtures  

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We have developed a new automatic apparatus for the measurement of the phase equilibrium and pVT properties of natural gas mixtures in our laboratory. Based on the isochoric method, the apparatus can operate at temperature from 200 K to 500 K...

Zhou, Jingjun

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

433

Reconstitution of a Thermostable Xylan-Degrading Enzyme Mixture from the Bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor bescii  

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...Reconstitution of a Thermostable Xylan-Degrading Enzyme Mixture from...Xylose, the major constituent of xylans, as well as the side chain...Sun and H Zhao. 2010. Yeast surface display of trifunctional minicellulosomes...Enzymatic deconstruction of xylan for biofuel production. Glob...

Xiaoyun Su; Yejun Han; Dylan Dodd; Young Hwan Moon; Shosuke Yoshida; Roderick I. Mackie; Isaac K. O. Cann

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Henry's law, surface tension, and surface adsorption in dilute binary mixtures  

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Henry's law, surface tension, and surface adsorption in dilute binary mixtures Akira Onukia. The solute partitioning between gas and liquid Henry's law and the surface tension change are discussed fraction X and the temperature-derivative / T cx,p of the surface tension at fixed pressure p

435

Analyzing the temporal variation of wind turbine responses using Gaussian Mixture Model and Gaussian Discriminant Analysis  

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1 Analyzing the temporal variation of wind turbine responses using Gaussian Mixture Model characteristics have a significant impact on the structural response and the lifespan of wind turbines. This paper presents a machine learning approach towards analyzing and predicting the response of a wind turbine

Stanford University

436

Inverting Ultrasonic Data on Solid/Fluid Mixtures for BiotGassmann Parameters  

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Inverting Ultrasonic Data on Solid/Fluid Mixtures for Biot­Gassmann Parameters James G. Berryman Geophysics Department Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305­2215 #12; Inverting Ultrasonic Data on Solid, the values of the slopes are smaller than expected for some rocks. Therefore, the process of inverting

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PHYSICAL REVIEW A 87, 012703 (2013) Feshbach-molecule formation in a Bose-Fermi mixture  

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-degenerate Fermi gas of polar molecules would be an important step toward achieving novel quantum phases of matter molecules with a conversion efficiency as high as 45%. In the limit of fast magnetic sweeps and small of bosonic molecules from either Bose or Fermi gases. However, for quantum degenerate atom gas mixtures, we

Jin, Deborah

438

Spectroscopic Diagnostics of Barrier Discharge Plasmas in Mixtures of Zinc Diiodide with Inert Gases  

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The spectral characteristics of the emission of gas discharge atmospheric pressure plasmas in mixtures of zinc diiodide vapor with inert gases (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe) are investigated. The formation of a gas discharge plasma and the excitation of the components of a working mixture were performed in a high-frequency (with a repetition frequency of sinusoidal voltage pulses of 100 kHz) barrier discharge. The gas discharge emission was analyzed in the spectral range 200-900 nm with a resolution of 0.05 nm. Emission bands of ZnI(B-X) exciplex molecules and I*{sub 2} excimer molecules, lines of inert gases, and emission bands of XeI* exciplex molecules (in Xe-containing mixtures) were revealed. It is ascertained that the strongest emission of ZnI* molecules is observed in ZnI{sub 2}/He(Ne) mixtures. The regularities in the spectral characteristics of the gas discharge plasma emission are considered.

Guivan, N.N.; Malinin, A.N. [Uzhgorod National University, Uzhgorod, 88000 (Ukraine)

2005-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Steam Heating of a Two-Layer TBP/N-Paraffin/Nitric Acid Mixtures  

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This report presents an analysis of steam heating of a two-layer tri-n-butyl phosphate (TBP)/n-paraffin-nitric acid mixture.The purpose of this study is to determine if the degree of mixing provided by the steam jet or by bubbles generated by the TBP/nitric acid reaction is sufficient to prevent a runaway reaction.

Laurinat, J.E. [Westinghouse Savannah River Company, AIKEN, SC (United States); Hassan, N.M.; Rudisill, T.S.; Askew, N.M.

1998-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Clathrate hydrate equilibrium data for the gas mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen in the  

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1 Clathrate hydrate equilibrium data for the gas mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen the mole fraction of CO2 in the carbon dioxide + nitrogen + cyclopentane mixed hydrate phase, both defined;2 {water +carbon dioxide + nitrogen}, the equilibrium pressure of the mixed hydrate is reduced by 0.95 up

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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441

SEPARATION OF TERNARY HETEROAZEOTROPIC MIXTURES IN A CLOSED MULTIVESSEL BATCH DISTILLATION-DECANTER HYBRID  

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SEPARATION OF TERNARY HETEROAZEOTROPIC MIXTURES IN A CLOSED MULTIVESSEL BATCH DISTILLATION, Trondheim, Norway The feasibility of a novel multivessel batch distillation-decanter hybrid for simultaneous enables us to make direct use of the distillation line (or residue curve) map. Simple rules for predicting

Skogestad, Sigurd

442

Effect of organic-vapor mixtures on the service life of respirator cartridges. Part 1  

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We challenged pairs of MSA respirator cartridges with two compounds, isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), to study the adsorption characteristics of organic vapors on cartridge performance. Each vapor was injected at three concentrations: (1) each at 10 times the respective Threshold Limit Value (TLV), (2) as a mixture at a concentration equal to the sum of the two single concentrations of item (1), and (3) each alone at a concentration equal to the total-mixture challenge concentration of item (2). The experiments were repeated at 20% and 85% relative humidities. One-percent and ten-percent breakthrough times were observed experimentally in every case, and breakthrough times of the mixture agreed with the single, high-concentration challenge. Experimental data were matched to a theoretical model derived from modified Wheeler-Robell equations and showed close correlations between adsorption-rate constants for the mixture and for the individual compounds. Based on these first experiments, we feel that an accurate mathematical model is possible, and further experiments are planned to verify this. 12 refs., 1 fig., 3 tabs.

Swearengen, P.M.; Weaver, S.C.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint Uncertainty Decoding with Unscented Transform for Noise-robust Subspace Gaussian Mixture Models  

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T S C R T S C #12;Noise compensation Larger modelling power higher recognition accuracy. Our systemsJoint Uncertainty Decoding with Unscented Transform for Noise-robust Subspace Gaussian Mixture [Povey et al., 2011] In mismatched condition (i.e. noise), the gain disappears Goal Noise compensation

Edinburgh, University of

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Areas of Molecules in Membranes Consisting of Mixtures Olle Edholm* and John F. Nagley  

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the average area, especially in disordered and fluctuating fluid phases. The thickness of the membrane when bilayers consist of heterogeneous mixtures of lipids and/or proteins. Even with all the detail easily accessible quantities to monitor in an NPT ensemble is the total area A of a bilayer with Nchol

Nagle, John F.

445

Adsorption of VOCs from the Gas Phase to Different Minerals and a Mineral Mixture  

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Adsorption of VOCs from the Gas Phase to Different Minerals and a Mineral Mixture ... Here adsorption to three well-defined minerals (hematite, corundum, and lime) was studied by a chromatographic method. ... (39)?Suzuki, S.; Green, P. G.; Bumgarner, R. E.; Dasgupta, S.; Goddard, W. A.; Blake, G. A. Science 1992, 257, 942?945. ...

Kai-Uwe Goss; Steven J. Eisenreich

1996-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

446

Energy production rates in fluid mixtures of inelastic rough hard spheres  

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The aim of this work is to explore the combined effect of polydispersity and roughness on the partial energy production rates and on the total cooling rate of a granular fluid mixture. We consider a mixture of inelastic rough hard spheres of different number densities, masses, diameters, moments of inertia, and mutual coefficients of normal and tangential restitution. Starting from the first equation of the BBGKY hierarchy, the collisional energy production rates associated with the translational and rotational temperatures ($T_i^\\text{tr}$ and $T_i^\\text{rot}$) are expressed in terms of two-body average values. Next, those average values are estimated by assuming a velocity distribution function based on maximum-entropy arguments, allowing us to express the energy production rates and the total cooling rate in terms of the partial temperatures and the parameters of the mixture. Finally, the results are applied to the homogeneous cooling state of a binary mixture and the influence of inelasticity and roughness on the temperature ratios $T_1^\\text{tr}/T_1^\\text{rot}$, $T_2^\\text{tr}/T_1^\\text{tr}$, and $T_2^\\text{rot}/T_1^\\text{rot}$ is analyzed.

Andrés Santos; Gilberto M. Kremer; Vicente Garzó

2010-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Self-Assembly in Mixtures of Polymers and Small Associating Molecules Haim Diamant and David Andelman*  

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Self-Assembly in Mixtures of Polymers and Small Associating Molecules Haim Diamant and David of the interaction, compete with intrachain repulsion and eventually drive a joint self-assembly of the two species with experiments on the onset of self-assembly in diverse polymer- surfactant systems. The threshold concentration

Andelman, David

448

Size Ratio Effects on Interparticle Interactions and Phase Behavior of Microsphere-Nanoparticle Mixtures  

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Size Ratio Effects on Interparticle Interactions and Phase Behavior of Microsphere-Nanoparticle and phase behavior of microsphere-nanoparticle mixtures of high charge asymmetry and varying size ratio. In the absence of nanoparticles, negligibly charged microspheres flocculate as a result of van der Waals

Lewis, Jennifer

449

Studies of Plasma Dynamics in a Small Plasma Focus Operating in Hydrogen-Argon Mixtures  

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We report on experimental observations in PFP-I, a small 3.8 kJ plasma focus, which is operated in Hydrogen-Argon mixtures...2-Ar mixing ratio. Hot spot sizes around 150 ?m in the soft X-ray region, have been inf...

M. Favre; P. Silva; H. Chuaqui; E. Wyndham; P. Choi…

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dechlorination of PCE by mixtures of green rust and zero-valent iron  

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such as pH (8, 9, and 10), ZVI pretreatment, and preparation method of the mixtures (GR[S]?? synthesized in the presence of ZVI; GR[S]?? and ZVI mixed after preparation). For all the experimental conditions evaluated, the activities of these reductants...

Marchal, Fabienne

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ionic liquid binary mixtures: Promising reaction media for carbohydrate conversion into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural  

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Abstract The conversion of carbohydrates into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) has been studied in binary mixtures of ionic liquids (ILs), using strongly acidic resin Amberlyst 15 as the catalyst. In particular, both mono- and disaccharides, such as fructose, glucose and sucrose have been investigated. Considering the favorable effect exerted by chloride-based ionic liquids in the dissolution of carbohydrates, we used binary mixtures of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ([bmim][Cl]) with [bmim+] based ionic liquids differing in size, shape and coordination ability of the anion ([bmim][BF4], [bmim][N(CF3SO2)2], [bmim][N(CN)2], [bmim][SbF6] and [bmim][CF3SO3]). Carbohydrate conversion in [bmim][BF4]/[bmim][Cl] binary mixtures, has been studied under both magnetic stirring and ultrasound (US) activation. The catalytic system used led to the formation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in good yield under mild conditions. A significant influence of IL binary mixture composition on the outcome of the target processes was evidenced. Improvements in both reaction time and temperature have been observed, under US activation.

Francesca D’Anna; Salvatore Marullo; Paola Vitale; Carla Rizzo; Paolo Lo Meo; Renato Noto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Lattice Boltzmann Computation of Plasma Jet Behaviors : part II Argon-Nitrogen Mixture  

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the applications to simulating flows with temperature-dependent diffusion parameters (viscosity and diffusivity. Argon and Nitrogen are two gases of the most ones used in plasma spraying. The mixture is used when spraying. Our numerical results based on the centerline temperature and velocity profiles, its

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

453

Laser-induced spark ignition of H2/O2/Ar mixtures  

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Laser-induced spark ignition of hydrogen-oxygen-argon mixtures was experimentally investigated using a Q-swiched Nd:YAG laser to break down the gas at 532 nm. The laser-based high-speed schlieren system was emplo...

ChangJian Wang; ShengLi Xu; GuangMing Jia

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

BUBBLE CHARACTERISTICS AND CONVECTIVE EFFECTS IN THE FLOW BOILING HEAT TRANSFER OF BINARY MIXTURES  

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BUBBLE CHARACTERISTICS AND CONVECTIVE EFFECTS IN THE FLOW BOILING HEAT TRANSFER OF BINARY MIXTURES on the bubble growth and associated heat transfer phenomena. The present work focuses on obtaining the bubble. The bubble growth is observed using a high speed camera (1000 fps) under a magnification of 290X. The bubble

Kandlikar, Satish

455

The Resolution of Mixtures of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide by Gas Solid Chromatography  

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......1106. R. P. DeGrazio The Dow Chemical Company, Rocky Flats Division, Golden, Colorado The Resolution of Mixtures...Chromatography* by R. P. DeGrazio, The Dow Chemical Company, Rocky Flats Division, Golden, Colorado A simple and unique chromato......

R. P. DeGrazio

1965-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECT of GROUND COPPER SLAG on the STRENGTH, and TOUGHNESS of CEMENTITIOUS MIXTURES  

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1 EFFECT of GROUND COPPER SLAG on the STRENGTH, and TOUGHNESS of CEMENTITIOUS MIXTURES A.M. Ariño1 , and B. Mobasher2 Abstract The effect of ground copper slag (GCS) on the strength and fracture of cement-based materials is studied. Up to 15% by mass of ground copper slag was used as a portland cement replacement

Mobasher, Barzin

457

Density functional theory for sphere-needle mixtures: Toward finite rod thickness Ansgar Esztermann  

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DĂĽsseldorf, Germany Matthias Schmidt* Soft Condensed Matter, Debye Institut, Utrecht University, Princetonplein 5, 3584 CC Utrecht, The Netherlands (Received 23 April 2004; published 4 August 2004) For mixtures is unaffected by this argument and is governed by ex- cluded volume.) Rosenfeld's theory when applied to a mix

Schmidt, Matthias

458

Experimental: Gel Electrolyte The gel mixtures were designed to be cast as  

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Experimental: Gel Electrolyte The gel mixtures were designed to be cast as low viscosity solution and Frederik Krebs Polymer Solar Cell Initiative, The Danish Polymer Centre, Risø National Laboratory, PO Box solar cell power extraction solving the problem of high current densities. LCs realized reach 1

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Microscale Behavior in Amphiphilic Fluid Mixtures Predicted by the SAFT Equation  

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Microscale Behavior in Amphiphilic Fluid Mixtures Predicted by the SAFT Equation ... Molecular-Based Equations of State for Associating Fluids: A Review of SAFT and Related Approaches ... Molecular-Based Equations of State for Associating Fluids: A Review of SAFT and Related Approaches ...

Daniel R. Kuespert; Marc D. Donohue

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping oil spills on sea water using spectral mixture analysis of hyperspectral image data  

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Mapping oil spills on sea water using spectral mixture analysis of hyperspectral image data Javier large spill oil events threatening coastal habitats and species. Some recent examples include the 2002 Prestige tanker oil spill in Galicia, Northern Spain, as well as repeated oil spill leaks evidenced

Plaza, Antonio J.

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461

Mean-field analysis of the stability of a K-Rb Fermi-Bose mixture  

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We compare the experimental stability diagram of a Fermi-Bose mixture of 40K and 87Rb atoms with attractive interaction to the predictions of a mean-field theoretical model. We discuss how this comparison can be used to give a better estimate of the interspecies scattering length, which is currently known from collisional measurements with larger uncertainty.

M. Modugno; F. Ferlaino; F. Riboli; G. Roati; G. Modugno; M. Inguscio

2003-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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hal-00187600,version1-14Nov2007 Models for dependent extremes using stable mixtures  

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hal-00187600,version1-14Nov2007 Models for dependent extremes using stable mixtures Running/short title: Models for dependent extremes Anne-Laure Foug`eres ´Equipe Modal'X, Universit´e Paris X-stable, multivariate extreme value distribu- tion, pitting corrosion, random effect, positive stable variables

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Enhancing the Benefit of the Chemical Mixture Methodology: A Report on Methodology Testing and Potential Approaches for Improving Performance  

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Extensive testing shows that the current version of the Chemical Mixture Methodology (CMM) is meeting its intended mission to provide conservative estimates of the health effects from exposure to airborne chemical mixtures. However, the current version of the CMM could benefit from several enhancements that are designed to improve its application of Health Code Numbers (HCNs) and employ weighting factors to reduce over conservatism.

Yu, Xiao-Ying; Yao, Juan; He, Hua; Glantz, Clifford S.; Booth, Alexander E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Binary and ternary gas mixtures with temperature enhanced diffuse glow discharge characteristics for use in closing switches  

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An improvement to the gas mixture used in diffuse glow discharge closing switches is disclosed which includes binary and ternary gas mixtures which are formulated to exhibit decreasing electron attachment with increasing temperature. This increases the efficiency of the conductance of the glow discharge and further inhibits the formation of an arc. 11 figs.

Christophorou, L.G.; Hunter, S.R.

1988-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Shear viscosity measurements in the binary mixture butyl cellosolve-water near its upper and lower critical consolute points  

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has been measured for a two-component critical liquid system, butyl cellosolve-water, in the region to report measurements of the shear viscosity of critical binary mixture butyl cello- solve (2-n353 Shear viscosity measurements in the binary mixture butyl cellosolve-water near its upper

Boyer, Edmond

466

Flammability Limits of Binary Mixtures of 1,2-Ethanediol + Steam and 1,2-Propanediol + Steam  

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Flammability Limits of Binary Mixtures of 1,2-Ethanediol + Steam and 1,2-Propanediol + Steam ... In addition, the experimental results were compared with the estimated values based on the adiabatic flame temperature method. ... Shortly before ignition, the stirrer was turned off, and the mixture was left for 1 min to eliminate turbulence. ...

Ke Zhang; Xianyang Meng; Jiangtao Wu

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Droplet Dynamics Changes in Electrostatic Sprays of Methanol-Water Mixtures Zohra Olumee, John H. Callahan, and Akos Vertes*,  

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conductivity, dielectric constant, surface tension, viscosity, and density) and on the spraying conditionsDroplet Dynamics Changes in Electrostatic Sprays of Methanol-Water Mixtures Zohra Olumee, John H generated from methanol-water mixtures. We investigated spraying conditions close to those of electrospray

Vertes, Akos

468

Binary and ternary gas mixtures with temperature enhanced diffuse glow discharge characteristics for use in closing switches  

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An improvement to the gas mixture used in diffuse glow discharge closing switches is disclosed which includes binary and ternary gas mixtures which are formulated to exhibit decreasing electron attachment with increasing temperature. This increases the efficiency of the conductance of the glow discharge and further inhibits the formation of an arc. 11 figs.

Christophorou, L.G.; Hunter, S.R.

1990-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

469

Stability diagrams for fourfold coordination of polyvalent metal ions in molten mixtures of halide salts  

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The stability of local fourfold coordination for divalent and trivalent metal ions in liquid mixtures of polyvalent metal halides and alkali halides is classified by means of structural coordinates obtained from properties of the elements. In parallel with earlier classifications of compound crystal structures and molecular shapes, the elemental properties are taken from first-principles calculations of valence electron orbitals in atoms, in the form of (i) the nodal radii of Andreoni, Baldereschi and Guizzetti or (ii) the pseudopotential radii or Zunger and Cohen. As a third alternative a classification based on Pettifor's phenomenological chemical scale of the elements is also considered. The alternative structural classification schemes that are developed from these elemental properties are generally successfully in distinguishing molten mixtures in which the available experimental evidence indicates long-lived fourfold coordination of polyvalent metal ions. In addition, Pettifor's chemical scale scheme is useful in sorting out finer details of local coordination in the liquid state. 3 figs., 71 refs.

Akdeniz, Z. (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy) Istanbul Univ. (Turkey). Dept. of Physics); Tosi, M.P. (Trieste Univ. (Italy). Dipt. di Fisica Teorica Argonne National Lab., IL (USA))

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction of Transport Properties by Molecular Simulation: Methanol and Ethanol and their mixture  

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Transport properties of liquid methanol and ethanol are predicted by molecular dynamics simulation. The molecular models for the alcohols are rigid, non-polarizable and of united-atom type. They were developed in preceding work using experimental vapor-liquid equilibrium data only. Self- and Maxwell-Stefan diffusion coefficients as well as the shear viscosity of methanol, ethanol and their binary mixture are determined using equilibrium molecular dynamics and the Green-Kubo formalism. Non-equilibrium molecular dynamics is used for predicting the thermal conductivity of the two pure substances. The transport properties of the fluids are calculated over a wide temperature range at ambient pressure and compared with experimental and simulation data from the literature. Overall, a very good agreement with the experiment is found. For instance, the self-diffusion coefficient and the shear viscosity are predicted with average deviations of less 8% for the pure alcohols and 12% for the mixture. The predicted thermal...

Guevara-Carrion, Gabriela; Vrabec, Jadran; Hasse, Hans

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Electrochemical separation and concentration of sulfur containing gases from gas mixtures  

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A method of removing sulfur oxides of H.sub.2 S from high temperature gas mixtures (150.degree.-1000.degree. C.) is the subject of the present invention. An electrochemical cell is employed. The cell is provided with inert electrodes and an electrolyte which will provide anions compatible with the sulfur containing anions formed at the anode. The electrolyte is also selected to provide inert stable cations at the temperatures encountered. The gas mixture is passed by the cathode where the sulfur gases are converted to SO.sub.4.sup.= or, in the case of H.sub.2 S, to S.sup.=. The anions migrate to the anode where they are converted to a stable gaseous form at much greater concentration levels (>10X). Current flow may be effected by utilizing an external source of electrical energy or by passing a reducing gas such as hydrogen past the anode.

Winnick, Jack (3805 Woodrail-on-the-Green, Columbia, MO 65201)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Density functional theory for hard-sphere mixtures: the White-Bear version Mark II  

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In the spirit of the White-Bear version of fundamental measure theory we derive a new density functional for hard-sphere mixtures which is based on a recent mixture extension of the Carnahan-Starling equation of state. In addition to the capability to predict inhomogeneous density distributions very accurately, like the original White-Bear version, the new functional improves upon consistency with an exact scaled-particle theory relation in the case of the pure fluid. We examine consistency in detail within the context of morphological thermodynamics. Interestingly, for the pure fluid the degree of consistency of the new version is not only higher than for the original White-Bear version but also higher than for Rosenfeld's original fundamental measure theory.

Hendrik Hansen-Goos; Roland Roth

2006-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

473

Matter-wave quantum dots and antidots in ultracold atomic Bose-Fermi mixtures  

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The properties of ultracold atomic Bose-Fermi mixtures in external potentials are investigated and the existence of gap solitons of Bose-Fermi mixtures in optical lattices demonstrated. Using a self-consistent approach we compute the energy spectrum and show that gap solitons can be viewed as matter-wave realizations of quantum dots and antidots with the bosonic density playing the role of trapping (expulsive) potential for the fermions. The fermionic states trapped in the condensate are shown to be at the bottom of the Fermi sea and therefore well protected from thermal decoherence. Energy levels, filling factors, and parameters’ dependence of gap soliton quantum dots are also calculated both numerically and analytically.

Mario Salerno

2005-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

474

Catalytic igniters and their use to ignite lean hydrogen-air mixtures  

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A catalytic igniter which can ignite a hydrogen-air mixture as lean as 5.5% hydrogen with induction times ranging from 20 s to 400 s, under conditions which may be present during a loss-of-liquid-coolant accident at a light water nuclear reactor comprises (a) a perforate catalytically active substrate, such as a platinum coated ceramic honeycomb or wire mesh screen, through which heated gases produced by oxidation of the mixture can freely flow and (b) a plurality of thin platinum wires mounted in a thermally conductive manner on the substrate and positioned thereon so as to be able to receive heat from the substrate and the heated gases while also in contact with unoxidized gases.

McLean, William J. (Oakland, CA); Thorne, Lawrence R. (Livermore, CA); Volponi, Joanne V. (Livermore, CA)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Behavior of complex mixtures in aquatic environments: a synthesis of PNL ecological research  

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The term complex mixture has been recently applied to energy-related process streams, products and wastes that typically contain hundreds or thousands of individual organic compounds, like petroleum or synthetic fuel oils; but it is more generally applicable. A six-year program of ecological research has focused on four areas important to understanding the environmental behavior of complex mixtures: physicochemical variables, individual organism responses, ecosystems-level determinations, and metabolism. Of these areas, physicochemical variables and organism responses were intensively studied; system-level determinations and metabolism represent more recent directions. Chemical characterization was integrated throughout all areas of the program, and state-of-the-art methods were applied. 155 references, 35 figures, 4 tables.

Fickeisen, D.H.; Vaughan, B.E. (eds.)

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

The Influence of Chain Dynamics on the Far Infrared Spectrum of Liquid Methanol-Water Mixtures  

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Far-infrared absorption spectroscopy has been used to study the low frequency ({center_dot} 100 cm{sup -1}) intermolecular modes of methanol in mixtures with water. With the aid of a first principles molecular dynamics simulation on an equivalent system, a detailed understanding about the origin of the low frequency IR modes has been established. The total dipole spectrum from the simulation suggests that the bands appearing in the experimental spectra at approximately 55 cm{sup -1} and 70 cm{sup -1} in methanol and methanol-rich mixtures arise from both fluctuations and torsional motions occurring within the methanol hydrogen-bonded chains. The influence of these modes on both the solvation dynamics and the relaxation mechanisms in the liquid are discussed within the context of recent experimental and theoretical results that have emerged from studies focusing on the short time dynamics in the methanol hydrogen bond network.

Woods, K.N.; /Stanford U., Phys. Dept.; Wiedemann, H.; /SLAC, SSRL; ,

2005-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

477

Excimer laser photochemistry of silane-ammonia mixtures at 193 nm  

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The ArF excimer laser induced photochemistry of silane-ammonia mixtures has been studied with molecular beam sampling mass spectrometry. The observed products include disilane, trisilane, and all possible aminosilanes, SiH{sub x}(NH{sub 2}){sub 4-x}, x = 0-3. These products are formed under steady-state photolysis conditions and under single-laser-pulse conditions. A mechanism for the formation of these species is proposed and quantitatively evaluated.

Beach, D.B.; Jasinski, J.M. (Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY (USA))

1990-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

478

ccsd-00000255(version1):26Mar2003 Critical Casimir effect and wetting by helium mixtures  

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mixtures against a sapphire window. We have found that this angle is finite and does not tend to zero when in contact with a sapphire window [5]. In fact, de Gennes [6] had noticed that long range forces may prevent effect [8,7,9­11] in the 4 He-rich film between the sapphire and the 3 He-rich bulk phase (Fig. 1

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Dielectric breakdown properties of hot SF{sub 6}/He mixtures predicted from basic data  

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Sulfur hexafluoride (SF{sub 6}) gas has a quite high global warming potential and hence it is required that applying any substitute for SF{sub 6} gas. Much interest in the use of a mixture of helium and SF{sub 6} as arc quenching medium was investigated indicating a higher recovery performance of arc interruption than that of pure SF{sub 6}. It is known that the electrical breakdown in a circuit breaker after arc interruption occurs in a hot gas environment, with a complicated species composition because of the occurrence of dissociation and other reactions. The likelihood of breakdown relies on the electron interactions with all these species. The critical reduced electric field strength (the field at which breakdown can occur, relative to the number density) of hot SF{sub 6}/He mixtures related to the dielectric recovery phase of a high voltage circuit breaker is calculated in the temperature range from 300 K to 3500 K. The critically reduced electric field strength of these mixtures was obtained by balancing electron generation and loss mechanisms. These were evaluated using the electron energy distribution function derived from the Boltzmann transport equation under the two-term approximation. Good agreement was found between calculations for pure hot SF{sub 6} and pure hot He and experimental results and previous calculations. The addition of He to SF{sub 6} was found to decrease the critical reduced electric field strength in the whole temperature range due to a lack of electron impact attachment process for helium regardless its high ionization potential. This indicates that not the behaviour of dielectric strength but possibly the higher energy dissipation capability caused mainly by light mass and high specific heat as well as thermal conductivity of atomic helium contributes most to a higher dielectric recovery performance of arc interruption for SF{sub 6}/He mixtures.

Wang, Weizong [Qian Xuesen Laboratory of Space Technology, China Academy of Space Technology, Beijing 100094 (China) [Qian Xuesen Laboratory of Space Technology, China Academy of Space Technology, Beijing 100094 (China); State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an Shaanxi 710049 (China); Tu, Xin; Mei, Danhua [Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, The University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GJ (United Kingdom)] [Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, The University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GJ (United Kingdom); Rong, Mingzhe [State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an Shaanxi 710049 (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an Shaanxi 710049 (China)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

480

Identification and differentiation of individual beta emitters in waste mixtures by liquid scintillation spectrometry  

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carbon-14, tritium, and iodine-125 liquid scintillation wastes, provided that the activity and isotopes present can be documented. This legislation has generated a significant interest in developing a quick, cost efficient method of identificatior.... Differentiation of various components within a two isotope mixture, and the detection level of a small activity of one nuclide in a large activity of a second radioisotope was examined. A catalogue of spectra, including the isotopic ratio of each component...

Siskel, Robin Lynn

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Computer simulation of effective viscosity of fluid-proppant mixture used in hydraulic fracturing  

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The paper presents results of numerical experiments performed to evaluate the effective viscosity of a fluid-proppant mixture, used in hydraulic fracturing. The results, obtained by two complimenting methods (the particle dynamics and the smoothed particle hydrodynamics), coincide to the accuracy of standard deviation. They provide an analytical equation for the dependence of effective viscosity on the proppant concentration, needed for numerical simulation of the hydraulic fracture propagation.

Kuzkin, Vitaly A; Linkov, Aleksandr M

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Thermal characterisation of an innovative quaternary molten nitrate mixture for energy storage in CSP plants  

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Abstract Enhancements to energy storage systems developed for solar thermoelectric technologies can yield considerable increases in efficiency for this type of renewable energy. Important improvements include the design of innovative storage fluids, such as molten salts possessing low melting points and high thermal stabilities. This research examines the design of an innovative quaternary molten nitrate mixture, with the goal of improving the solar salt used currently as an energy storage fluid in CSP plants. This quaternary salt, which contains different weight percentages of NaNO3, KNO3, LiNO3 and Ca(NO3)2, exhibits better physical and chemical properties than the binary solar salt (60% NaNO3+40% KNO3) currently used. The melting points, heat capacities and thermal stability of the quaternary mixtures were studied by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). In addition to DSC and TGA tests, viscosity and electrical conductivity measurements were carried out for the quaternary mixtures at different temperatures. The new salt was designed by taking into consideration the risk of solid species formation at high temperatures when calcium nitrate is present (which requires that the wt% does not exceed 20%) and the costs of LiNO3. These boundaries set the maximum wt% of LiNO3 to values below 15%. Finally it was determined that the proposed quaternary mixture, when used as a heat transfer fluid (HTF) in parabolic trough solar power plants, is able to expand plants? operating range to temperatures between 132 and 580 °C.

A.G. Fernández; S. Ushak; H. Galleguillos; F.J. Pérez

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Methods of separating short half-life radionuclides from a mixture of radionuclides  

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The present invention is a method of obtaining a radionuclide product selected from the group consisting of .sup.223 Ra and .sup.225 Ac, from a radionuclide "cow" of .sup.227 Ac or .sup.229 Th respectively. The method comprises the steps of a) permitting ingrowth of at least one radionuclide daughter from said radionuclide "cow" forming an ingrown mixture; b) insuring that the ingrown mixture is a nitric acid ingrown mixture; c) passing the nitric acid ingrown mixture through a first nitrate form ion exchange column which permits separating the "cow" from at least one radionuclide daughter; d) insuring that the at least one radionuclide daughter contains the radionuclide product; e) passing the at least one radionuclide daughter through a second ion exchange column and separating the at least one radionuclide daughter from the radionuclide product and f) recycling the at least one radionuclide daughter by adding it to the "cow". In one embodiment the radionuclide "cow" is the .sup.227 Ac, the at least one daughter radionuclide is a .sup.227 Th and the product radionuclide is the .sup.223 Ra and the first nitrate form ion exchange column passes the .sup.227 Ac and retains the .sup.227 Th. In another embodiment the radionuclide "cow"is the .sup.229 Th, the at least one daughter radionuclide is a .sup.225 Ra and said product radionuclide is the .sup.225 Ac and the .sup.225 Ac and nitrate form ion exchange column retains the .sup.229 Th and passes the .sup.225 Ra/Ac.

Bray, Lane A. (Richland, WA); Ryan, Jack L. (West Richland, WA)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Modeling Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels in Water/Alcohol Mixtures with PC-SAFT  

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Modeling Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels in Water/Alcohol Mixtures with PC-SAFT ... The PC-SAFT equation of state is used for thermodynamic modeling of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) PNIPAAm in water and alcohols (methanol, ethanol, 1-propanol, and 2-propanol). ... The statistical association fluid theory (SAFT) developed by Chapman et al.,(42) a generally accepted and powerful equation of state based on statistical thermodynamics, provides an excellent framework for a variety of extensions and modifications. ...

Markus C. Arndt; Gabriele Sadowski

2012-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

485

A Simplified SAFT Equation of State for Associating Compounds and Mixtures  

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A Simplified SAFT Equation of State for Associating Compounds and Mixtures ... New Experimental Density Data and Soft-SAFT Models of Alkylimidazolium ([CnC1im]+) Chloride (Cl–), Methylsulfate ([MeSO4]?), and Dimethylphosphate ([Me2PO4]?) Based Ionic Liquids ... New Experimental Density Data and Soft-SAFT Models of Alkylimidazolium ([CnC1im]+) Chloride (Cl–), Methylsulfate ([MeSO4]?), and Dimethylphosphate ([Me2PO4]?) Based Ionic Liquids ...

Yuan-Hao Fu; Stanley I. Sandler

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

A steady-state heat-transfer model for solids deposition from waxy mixtures in a pipeline  

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Abstract A steady-state heat-transfer model is presented for the formation of a deposit-layer from wax–solvent ‘waxy’ mixtures in a pipeline under turbulent flow. The waxy mixture is taken to enter the pipeline under the single-phase hot flow regime (where the average mixture temperature is higher than its wax appearance temperature, WAT) and, upon gradual cooling, the mixture transitions into the cold flow regime (where its average temperature is lower than its WAT). The cold flow regime is characterized by two-phase flow, in which solid particles are suspended in the liquid phase. The effect of deposit aging is incorporated via a shear-induced deformation approach proposed in the literature. The model predictions are reported for the deposit thickness, waxy mixture temperature, pressure drop and the rate of heat loss in the hot flow and cold flow regimes for a range of inlet mixture temperature, surrounding temperature, and the Reynolds number. The predicted deposit thickness is shown to increase axially in the hot flow regime, to reach a maximum as the liquid temperature approaches the WAT of the wax–solvent mixture, and to decrease gradually to zero in the cold flow regime. The trends in the model predictions compare satisfactorily with those reported from bench-scale experimental studies as well as the predictions from an unsteady state moving boundary problem formulation.

Samira Haj-Shafiei; Dalia Serafini; Anil K. Mehrotra

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Application of fluid opacity for determining the phase behavior of binary mixtures near their critical loci – CO2 plus ethane and CO2 plus propane  

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The rapid determination of critical data of binary mixtures of carbon dioxide plus propane and carbon dioxide plus ethane has been carried out using the opalescence effect of pure substances or mixtures near ...

A. Martin; Sigmar Mothes; Gerhard Mannsfeld

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Development and Construction of Low-Cracking High-Performance Concrete (LC-HPC) Bridge Decks: Free Shrinkage, Mixture Optimization, and Concrete Production  

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parts covering (1) the development of an aggregate optimization and concrete mixture design program entitled KU Mix, (2) free-shrinkage tests to evaluate potential LC-HPC mixtures developed for use in bridge decks, and (3) the construction...

Lindquist, Will David

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Molecular and Thermal Diffusion Coefficients of Alkane-Alkane and Alkane-Aromatic Binary Mixtures: Effect of Shape and Size of Molecules  

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hexane and carbon tetrachloride; they found that D for the essentially linear mixtures were generally 30 effects for D of alkane-alkane,5 alkane-carbon tetrachloride,6 and alkane-chloroform7 binary mixtures over

Firoozabadi, Abbas

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VoLUME 57, NUM@BR 16 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 20 OcToBER 1986 Competing Patterns in a Convective Binary Mixture  

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of convection in ethanol-water mixtures at positive values of the separation ratio Q are presented. Close-driven convection in ethanol-water mixtures. The Soret effect is a mechanism by which an externally imposed tempera

Moses, Elisha

491

Density functional theory for colloidal mixtures of hard platelets, rods, and spheres  

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A geometry-based density functional theory is presented for mixtures of hard spheres, hard needles and hard platelets; both the needles and the platelets are taken to be of vanishing thickness. Geometrical weight functions that are characteristic for each species are given and it is shown how convolutions of pairs of weight functions recover each Mayer bond of the ternary mixture and hence ensure the correct second virial expansion of the excess free energy functional. The case of sphere-platelet overlap relies on the same approximation as does Rosenfeld's functional for strictly two-dimensional hard disks. We explicitly control contributions to the excess free energy that are of third order in density. Analytic expressions relevant for the application of the theory to states with planar translational and cylindrical rotational symmetry, e.g. to describe behavior at planar smooth walls, are given. For binary sphere-platelet mixtures, in the appropriate limit of small platelet densities, the theory differs from that used in a recent treatment [L. Harnau and S. Dietrich, Phys. Rev. E 71, 011504 (2004)]. As a test case of our approach we consider the isotropic-nematic bulk transition of pure hard platelets, which we find to be weakly first order, with values for the coexistence densities and the nematic order parameter that compare well with simulation results.

Ansgar Esztermann; Hendrik Reich; Matthias Schmidt

2005-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

492

Flame propagation and counterflow nonpremixed ignition of mixtures of methane and ethylene  

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The ignition temperature of nitrogen-diluted mixtures of methane and ethylene counterflowing against heated air was measured up to five atmospheres. In addition, the stretch-corrected laminar flame speeds of mixtures of air, methane and ethylene were determined from outwardly-propagating spherical flames up to 10 atmospheres, for extensive range of the lean-to-rich equivalence ratio. These experimental data, relevant to low- to moderately-high-temperature ignition chemistry and high-temperature flame chemistry, respectively, were subsequently compared with calculations using two detailed kinetic mechanisms. A chemical explosive mode analysis (CEMA) was then conducted to identify the dominant ignition chemistry and the role of ethylene addition in facilitating nonpremixed ignition. Furthermore, the hierarchical structure of the associated oxidation kinetics was examined by comparing the sizes and constituents of the skeletal mechanisms of the pure fuels and their mixtures, derived using the method of directed relation graph (DRG). The skeletal mechanism was further reduced by time-scale analysis, leading to a 24-species reduced mechanism from the detailed mechanism of USC Mech II, validated within the parameter space of the conducted experiments. (author)

Liu, W.; Kelley, A.P.; Law, C.K. [Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 (United States)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

493

Ignition study of acetone/air mixtures by using laser-induced spark  

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The breakdown and the laser-induced spark ignition of acetone–air mixtures were experimentally studied using a nanosecond pulse at 1064 nm from a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. The breakdown was first characterized for different mixtures with acetone and air. This part of the work highlighted the wide variation in the energy absorbed by the plasma during a breakdown. We also demonstrated that the presence of acetone in air tends to reduce the energy required to obtain a breakdown. Next, the ignition of acetone–air mixtures in the equivalence ratio range 0.9–2.4 was investigated. The probabilities of ignition were calculated in function to the laser energy. However, according to the variability of energy absorption by the plasma, we preferred to present the result according to the energy absorbed by the plasma. The minimum ignition energies were also provided. The minimum ignition energy was obtained for an equivalence ratio of 1.6 and an absorbed energy of 1.15 mJ. Finally the characteristics of the plasma (absorption coefficient and kernel temperature) were calculated for the experiments corresponding to minimum ignition energies.

Virginie Tihay; Philippe Gillard; Denis Blanc

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

The influence of tree species mixture on ecosystem-level carbon accumulation and water use in a mixed boreal plantation  

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Abstract Throughout the world, huge areas have been occupied by monospecific tree plantations in order to fulfil the increasing demand for industrial wood products. The use of mixed-species plantations has recently been advocated as a potential compromise between maintaining high-volume wood production and conserving other ecosystem services. Yet little is known about the impact of tree species mixture on species- and ecosystem-level carbon accumulation and water use in mixed plantations. We combined data on above-ground biomass, xylem sap flux density, and the carbon and oxygen isotope composition of leaves and needles in a boreal plantation to test whether different levels of species mixture would impact tree- and plot-level biomass production, transpiration and water use efficiency. Data were recorded in 22 20-x-20-m plots (7 for transpiration) randomly allocated to either monocultures or to two-, three-, and five-species mixtures of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), Norway spruce (Picea abies), Silver birch (Betula pendula), Common alder (Alnus glutinosa) and Siberian larch (Larix sibirica). At tree level, for a given species, we found significant differences among mixtures in transpiration and water use efficiency, though species mixture had no impact on above-ground biomass. At plot level, a large variability in functioning among mixtures was observed, but increasing the number of species in the mixture did not enhance productivity, transpiration or water use efficiency. The presence in mixtures of a high performing species like birch brought about changes in the canopy structure which in turn may have led to changes in micro-environmental conditions. Such changes could have contributed to explain differences in transpiration and water use efficiency among mixtures. We concluded that mixing locally-adapted species under non-limiting soil water conditions did not provide any benefit for ecosystem-level carbon accumulation and water use at this young ontogenic stage, but our study does not preclude that some benefits might arise at older stages.

Charlotte Grossiord; André Granier; Arthur Gessler; Martina Pollastrini; Damien Bonal

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A combined ultrasonic flow meter and binary vapour mixture analyzer for the ATLAS silicon tracker  

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An upgrade to the ATLAS silicon tracker cooling control system may require a change from C3F8 (octafluoro-propane) evaporative coolant to a blend containing 10-25% of C2F6 (hexafluoro-ethane). Such a change will reduce the evaporation temperature to assure thermal stability following radiation damage accumulated at full LHC luminosity. Central to this upgrade is a new ultrasonic instrument in which sound transit times are continuously measured in opposite directions in flowing gas at known temperature and pressure to deduce the C3F8/C2F6 flow rate and mixture composition. The instrument and its Supervisory, Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software are described in this paper. Several geometries for the instrument are in use or under evaluation. An instrument with a pinched axial geometry intended for analysis and measurement of moderate flow rates has demonstrated a mixture resolution of 3.10-3 for C3F8/C2F6 molar mixtures with 20%C2F6, and a flow resolution of 2% of full scale for mass flows up to 30gs-1. In mixtures of widely-differing molecular weight (mw), higher mixture precision is possible: a sensitivity of <5.10-5 to leaks of C3F8 into part of the ATLAS tracker nitrogen envelope (mw difference 160) has been seen. An instrument with an angled sound path geometry has been developed for use at high fluorocarbon mass flow rates of around 1.2 kgs-1 - corresponding to full flow in a new 60kW thermosiphon recirculator under construction for the ATLAS silicon tracker. Extensive computational fluid dynamics studies were performed to determine the preferred geometry (ultrasonic transducer spacing and placement, together with the sound crossing angle with respect to the vapour flow direction). A prototype with 45deg crossing angle has demonstrated a flow resolution of 1.9% of full scale for linear flow velocities up to 15 ms-1. The instrument has many potential applications.

R. Bates; M. Battistin; S. Berry; J. Berthoud; A. Bitadze; P. Bonneau; J. Botelho-Direito; N. Bousson; G. Boyd; G. Bozza; E. Da Riva; C. Degeorge; B. DiGirolamo; M. Doubek; D. Giugni; J. Godlewski; G. Hallewell; S. Katunin; D. Lombard; M. Mathieu; S. McMahon; K. Nagai; E. Perez-Rodriguez; C. Rossi; A. Rozanov; V. Vacek; M. Vitek; L. Zwalinski

2012-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

496

Influence of a Solid Insulator on the Spark Decomposition of SF6 and SF6+50%CF4 Mixtures  

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It is now known that SF6/CF4 mixtures (50–50) make a suitable candidate to supplant pure SF6 in high voltage circuit breakers for low temperature environment applications. When a circuit breaker is operating, the...

Isabelle Coll; Anne-Marie Casanovas; Catherine Pradayrol…

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Mie scattering from submicron-sized CO2 clusters formed in a supersonic expansion of a gas mixture  

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A detailed mathematical model is presented for a submicron-sized cluster formation in a binary gas mixture flowing through a three-staged conical nozzle. By measuring the angular...

Jinno, S; Fukuda, Y; Sakaki, H; Yogo, A; Kanasaki, M; Kondo, K; Faenov, A Ya; Skobelev, I Yu; Pikuz, T A; Boldarev, A S; Gasilov, V A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Gas?Kinetic Temperature of Planar High?Frequency Capacitive Discharge Plasma in N2/CO2/He Gas Mixtures  

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Using methods of emission spectroscopy, we have determined the gas?kinetic temperature fields of planar high?frequency capacitive discharge plasma in N2/CO2/He gas mixtures depending on the excitation frequency, ...

V. V. Azharonok; I. I. Filatova; V. D. Shimanovich…

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Critical temperatures and pressures for hydrocarbon mixtures from an equation of state with renormalization-group-theory corrections  

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Mixtures: Methane-Ethane-Propane System, J. Chern. Eng. DataEquilibrium in the Ethane-Propane-n-Butane System, FluidLNG), i.e. methane, ethane, propane, n-butane, n-pentane and

Jiang, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Nonabsorbed Amounts of a Fructose–Sorbitol Mixture on Small Intestinal Transit in Healthy Volunteers  

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Although malabsorption of small amounts of fructose–sorbitol mixtures occurs frequently in healthy humans, insights into their effects on gastrointestinal motility are poor. The present study addresses the hyp...

Jan L. Madsen MD; DMSc; Jan Linnet MD…

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z