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E-Print Network 3.0 - automobile repair shops Sample Search Results  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: automobile repair shops Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Program Director: Jim Headlee Phone:...

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An integrated approach for performance enhancement in automobile repair shops  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Performance management has been a topic of interest for academicians and practitioners. This paper aims at integrating fuzzy logic, data envelopment analysis (DEA) and fuzzy failure mode and effects analysis (fuzzy FMEA) for enhancing the performance in automobile (car) repair shops. A questionnaire with linguistic terms has been used to collect the data related to customer's perceived service quality and the perceptions are quantified using triangular fuzzy numbers. The weights for the service quality parameters considered are gained through analytical hierarchy process (AHP). Fuzzy perceived quality score is then calculated by combining the fuzzy numbers of criteria with the corresponding weights. Then the service performance is measured using DEA by considering both quantitative and qualitative measures. The results from DEA model provide the relative efficiency measure and efficient input/output targets for each repair shop. For further improvement of the service process, fuzzy FMEA is used to prioritise the potential failure modes. Based on the calculated fuzzy risk priority numbers (FRPN) remedial actions can be initiated.

R. Parameshwaran; P.S.S. Srinivasan; M. Punniyamoorthy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - auto body repair Sample Search Results  

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"repairable assets... of which can be plugged into SAWA. Figure 1. Repairable Assets Pipeline 2 Repairable Assets ... Source: Baclawski, Kenneth B. - College of Computer...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessment mechanics shop Sample Search...  

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Found in Automotive Repair and Body Shops Mechanical Repair Shop Hazards Body and Paint Shop... are summa- rized in Figure 1. Safe Shops Activities To assess the extent of...

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Encuentre y Compare Autos  

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Usted está aquí: Encuentre un Auto - Inicio Usted está aquí: Encuentre un Auto - Inicio Encuentre y Compare Autos Busque por Modelo Vamos ¿Necesita ayuda para escoger un auto? woman shopping for car Búsqueda por MPG, precio, marca, carrocería, y mucho más Búsqueda Avanzada Busque por Clase 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 Autos Pequeños Sedans Familiares Sedans Exclusivos Sedans de Lujo Autos Grandes Hatchbacks/Tres Puertas Coupés Convertibles Modelos Deportivos Vagonetas Camiones de Carga Camionetas Minivans Vans MPG Combinado >= 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 Vamos Véa Autos Nuevos sedan Pequeños sedan Sedans coupe Coupes hatchback Tres Puertas sporty car Deportivos luxury car Autos Lujosos station wagon Vagonetas minivan Minivans truck

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APS LOM Shop Usage  

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LOM Shop Usage User Shop Access - Policies and Procedures User Shop Orientation User Shop Authorization Certification Form User Shop Access List LOM Shop Monthly Inspection Record...

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Process Waste Assessment, Mechanics Shop  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Process Waste Assessment was conducted to evaluate hazardous wastes generated in the Mechanics Shop. The Mechanics Shop maintains and repairs motorized vehicles and equipment on the SNL/California site, to include motorized carts, backhoes, street sweepers, trash truck, portable emergency generators, trencher, portable crane, and man lifts. The major hazardous waste streams routinely generated by the Mechanics Shop are used oil, spent off filters, oily rags, and spent batteries. The used off and spent off filters make up a significant portion of the overall hazardous waste stream. Waste oil and spent batteries are sent off-site for recycling. The rags and spent on filters are not recycled. They are disposed of as hazardous waste. Mechanics Shop personnel continuously look for opportunities to minimize hazardous wastes.

Phillips, N.M.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LOM_Shop_Monthly_Inspection_Record.xls  

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Satisfactory Satisfactory R Requires follow-up U Urgent attention required Outside postings: Eye protection required; Authorized users only; User Shop Access List, Lead postings Inside postings: User Shop Access List; Machine Daily Checklists, Lead postings, Safety Rules Date Deficiencies corrected Outside postings Visitors safety glasses Inside postings Overhead & task lamps OK Work table clean; machines free of debris Clamping mechanisms OK Machines anchored to floor Access to emergency power disconnects Auto machine restart inhibit working OK Egress aisles clear Machine working areas clear General housekeeping No tripping hazards Spill control kit available Waste lead container in place & labeled Oily rag container in place & labeled General Vacuum OK with correct

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Millikelvin Lab Machine Shop  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Millikelvin Lab OP105­112 Machine Shop OP132 Resistive Magnet Shop CICC Winding Area Transformers This building is home to the Millikelvin lab, the control room, the resistive magnet and machine shops, the CICC@magnet.fsu.edu (850) 644-4378 (850) 644-0534 2 MACHINE SHOP OP132 Vaughan Williams (A114*) williams

McQuade, D. Tyler

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An exploration of tourist shopping  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-demographic variables (age, education and income) on tourists shopping expenditures. Based on previous research in leisure/tourism and consumer studies on shopping, a conceptual framework of tourist shopping was proposed for this study. For the purpose of this study...

Oh, Yoon-Jung

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Machine Shop Safety Tips & Safety Guidelines GENERAL SAFETY TIPS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Machine Shop Safety Tips & Safety Guidelines GENERAL SAFETY TIPS · Safety glasses with side shields distance away from moving machine parts, work pieces, and cutters. · Use hand tools for their designed to oil, clean, adjust, or repair any machine while it is running. Stop the machine and lock the power

Veiga, Pedro Manuel Barbosa

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CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan | Department...  

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

Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Performance Objective: The purpose of this assessment is to verify that machine shop...

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Auto Indexer for Percussive Hammers  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Auto Indexer for Percussive Hammers presentation at the April 2013 peer review meeting held in Denver, Colorado.

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2015 Washington Auto Show  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz attended the 2015 Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC on January 22, 2015. He delivered brief remarks on the Energy Department's role in electric and fuel cell vehicle technology, announced more than $55 million in funding opportunities to support fuel-efficient vehicle technologies and visited several of the exhibits featuring recent additions to the vehicles market.

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2015 Washington Auto Show  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz attended the 2015 Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC on January 22, 2015. He delivered brief remarks on the Energy Department's role in electric and fuel cell vehicle technology, and visited several of the exhibits featuring recent additions to the vehicles market.

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Flow shop scheduling with peak power consumption constraints  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Mar 29, 2012 ... Flow shop scheduling with peak power consumption constraints ... Keywords: scheduling, flow shop, energy, peak power consumption, integer...

K. Fang

2012-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Design guidelines for downtown shopping centers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis focuses on urban design issues germane to downtown shopping center design. The underlying concept is that, all new downtown shopping centers should attempt to build upon the existing fabric in such a way as to ...

McGhee, Billy Kevin

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEP Division Staff Shop Policy INTRODUCTION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the findings to the Shop Custodian in a written or verbal form. Immediately upon the lockout/tagout of any

Kemner, Ken

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NSLS Services | Repair & Equipment Services  

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Repair & Equipment Services Repair & Equipment Services Cleaning Facility (BNL Central Shops) Solvent cleaning of vacuum parts and leak checking service is also available. Work is billed to each user via a BNL ILR. Contact the NSLS Building Manager to arrange for any of these services. Electronics Repair Limited repairs for electronic equipment are available from an outside contractor through the Control Room. Contact Control Room Supervisor Randy Church (x2550 or x2736, pager 5310). Shipping memos are filled out on the web, and pick ups are on Fridays. Come to the Control Room for assistance. The user should call the contractor on the day before scheduled pickups to alert the contractor of the pickup. Items to be repaired should be left in the Control Room with the completed shipping memo. Costs are charged to the

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Byers Auto | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Byers Auto Byers Auto Jump to: navigation, search Name Byers Auto Facility Byers Auto Sector Wind energy Facility Type Small Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Byers Auto Energy Purchaser Byers Auto Location Columbus OH Coordinates 40.11068966°, -83.08229864° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.11068966,"lon":-83.08229864,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Holiday Shopping and Electric Vehicles | GE Global Research  

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Infrastructure Research: Holiday Shopping & Electric Vehicles Infrastructure Research: Holiday Shopping & Electric Vehicles Jigar Shah 2014.12.03 With Thanksgiving behind us in the...

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Toolbox Safety Talk Machine Shop Safety  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Toolbox Safety Talk Machine Shop Safety Environmental Health & Safety Facilities Safety & Health to Environmental Health & Safety for recordkeeping. Machine shops are an integral part of the Cornell University be taken seriously. Many of the most frequently cited OSHA safety standards pertain to machine safeguarding

Pawlowski, Wojtek

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Operations scheduling in job-shops  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis is in the area of operations scheduling in an automated or semi-automated job-shop system, where parts with various routings contend for service on the resources in the system. The classical job-shop scheduling problem has usually been...

Srinivasan, Anand

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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auto | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

2012 - 15:16 Historic Fuel Standards auto fuel efficiency obama standards vehicle White House On Tuesday, Ray Lahood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and...

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Microsoft Word - 2.6 Shop Managers 0913.docx  

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Shop Managers Shop Managers Shop Managers, as described in ES&H Manual Chapter 25, are a special type of Work Lead appointed by AFRD Program Heads to assist in monitoring work in AFRD shops. The Shop Manager must be a person who can, through experience, sufficient knowledge, or training, operate the equipment safely, and identify and mitigate hazards associated with the work performed in the shop. The Shop Manager: * Completes any training required for Shop Managers; * Has demonstrated experience in the safe operation of the equipment in the shop; * Determines whether other personnel are competent and qualified to operate specific pieces of equipment in the shop; * Determines who may use the equipment, and how and when they may do so ES&H Manual Chapter 25, Section 25.7 Work Process A, 2.a.xvi and

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Tips: Shopping for Appliances | Department of Energy  

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

Tips: Shopping for Appliances Tips: Shopping for Appliances Tips: Shopping for Appliances April 24, 2012 - 7:33pm Addthis What's the Real Cost? Every appliance has two price tags -- the purchase price and the operating cost. Consider both when buying a new appliance. What's the Real Cost? Every appliance has two price tags -- the purchase price and the operating cost. Consider both when buying a new appliance. When you're shopping for appliances, think of two price tags. The first one covers the purchase price -- think of it as a down payment. The second price tag is the cost of operating the appliance during its lifetime. You'll be paying on that second price tag every month with your utility bill for the next 10 to 20 years, depending on the appliance. Refrigerators last an average of 12 years; clothes washers about 11 years; dishwashers

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Tips: Shopping for Appliances | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Refrigerators last an average of 12 years; clothes washers last about 11 years; and room air conditioners last about 9 years. The ENERGY STAR Label When you shop for a new...

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Copyright 2004 Auto-ID Labs, All Rights Reserved The Auto-ID Labs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2004 Auto-ID Labs, All Rights Reserved Research Projects ­ Seven Major Categories · Auto-ID Technology to create a free flow of models in a network (Internet or Intranet) #12;©Copyright 2004 Auto-ID Labs, All depends on the flow of data for effective management. · Auto-ID and other technologies will increase

Brock, David

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Self Healing Coatings | Polymer Coatings | Automotive Paints | Hea... http://living.oneindia.in/automobiles/auto-news/2008/polymer-coati... 1 of 2 2/6/09 10:29 AM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Self Healing Coatings | Polymer Coatings | Automotive Paints | Hea... http://living.oneindia.in/automobiles Healing Polymer Coatings Send A Wish To Your Valentine Living » Automobiles » Auto-news » Full story Photo Entertainment Hotels Jobs Living News Shopping Travel Videos Automobiles | Beauty | Celebrity | Columnists

Braun, Paul

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Building Green in Greensburg: Dillons Kwik Shop  

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

Dillons Kwik Shop Dillons Kwik Shop After a tornado destroyed 95% of Greensburg, Kansas, in May 2007, residents needed a convenience store for gas and groceries. Just a year after the storm, Kroger Company broke ground on a prototype for rural grocery stores. Completed in February 2009, the new Dillons Kwik Shop is a hybrid between a convenience store and a gas station. Kroger Company hopes this type of store will serve the grocer needs of several rural county areas. Additionally, this building includes a number of unique green building and energy efficiency features. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * Well-insulated roof with an R-value of R-24 that prevents heat loss and maintains cooler temperatures in summer * A high albedo reflective roof coating reflects heat away from the building in

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AutoSaved SDDS Plots  

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AutoSaved SDDS Plots for Storage Ring Systems AutoSaved SDDS Plots for Storage Ring Systems L4 and L5 Power and Vacuum Plots These plots are updated every 10 minutes L4 Beamline Vacuum L4 Sled Power L5 Beamline Vacuum L5 Sled Power Storage Ring Current, Lifetime and On-Axis Brilliance 24-hour History Plots These plots are updated every 2 Minutes and every 5 Minutes for On-Axis Brilliance Current Lifetime On-Axis Brilliance Storage Ring Vacuum Pump 24 hour History Plots These plots are updated every 15 Minutes Sector 01 Sector 02 Sector 03 Sector 04 Sector 05 Sector 06 Sector 07 Sector 08 Sector 09 Sector 10 Sector 11 Sector 12 Sector 13 Sector 14 Sector 15 Sector 16

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A distributed shifting bottleneck heuristic for complex job shops  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we consider distributed versions of a modified shifting bottleneck heuristic for complex job shops. The considered job shop environment contains parallel batching machines, machines with sequence-dependent setup times and reentrant process ... Keywords: Complex job shops, Computational experiments, Distributed scheduling, Hierarchical production control, Shifting bottleneck heuristic

Lars Mnch; Ren Drieel

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tips: Shopping for Lighting | Department of Energy  

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

Tips: Shopping for Lighting Tips: Shopping for Lighting Tips: Shopping for Lighting July 29, 2012 - 7:27pm Addthis With an array of lighting options, use the Lighting Facts label to determine the right lightbulb for you. | Photo courtesy of Michelle Vigen, Clean Energy Resource Teams. With an array of lighting options, use the Lighting Facts label to determine the right lightbulb for you. | Photo courtesy of Michelle Vigen, Clean Energy Resource Teams. When shopping for lighting, you can now use the Lighting Facts label and lumens to compare bulbs and purchase a bulb with the amount of brightness you want. The Lighting Facts Label Lighting facts per bulb label. The label is an example showing the brightness at 800 lumens, estimated yearly energy cost at $1.57, based on 3 hours per day and 11 cents per kWh. Cost depends on rates and use. The life is 9 years and is based on 3 hours per day. Light appearance is warm at 2700 K. Energy used is 13 watts, and the bulb is ENERGY STAR rated.

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The two broad categories of deposited weld metal repair and fiber-reinforced composite repair technologies were reviewed for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Preliminary test programs were developed for both deposited weld metal repairs and for fiber-reinforced composite repair. To date, all of the experimental work pertaining to the evaluation of potential repair methods has focused on fiber-reinforced composite repairs. Hydrostatic testing was also conducted on four pipeline sections with simulated corrosion damage: two with composite liners and two without.

Robin Gordon; Bill Bruce; Nancy Porter; Mike Sullivan; Chris Neary

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic Construction Coordination with AutoCAD  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and nonspecific to the desired topic. Background of development of AutoCAD AutoCAD is a three dimensional design software package developed by Autodesk. The first version was released in 1982. In the past 25 years, there have been 21 major revisions. John Walker, the founder of Autodesk...

Neal, Christopher

2007-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program | Department of...  

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

Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program 2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit...

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Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program | Department of...  

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

D.C. tiarravt065christopher2010p.pdf More Documents & Publications Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program Technology...

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Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program | Department of...  

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

Evaluation arravt065tijenkins2011p.pdf More Documents & Publications Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program Southeast Propane AutoGas Development Program State of...

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Interested Parties - United Auto Workers | Department of Energy  

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

United Auto Workers Interested Parties - United Auto Workers UAW.pdf More Documents & Publications Interested Parties - BlueGreen Alliance Interested Parties - Myriant...

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Safety_Tips_for_Christmas_Shopping-DEC-2011  

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

for Christmas Shopping for Christmas Shopping The holiday shopping season can be a time of great joy safety risks. Below are some safety tips to keep in mind while shopping. * Carry a cell phone and program emergency and * If you plan on carrying a purse or handbag, carry it as clo body as possible. * Try to shop during the daytime hours and bring a friend or family member Safety in numbers! * Carry minimal amounts of cash. * Have credit card numbers and customer service numbers case. * If your card(s) are lost or stolen, call the credit card loss. * Do not overload yourself with packages. * If you must leave purchases * When walking to the parkin * When unloading the content purse unattended in the shopping cart. * Be cautious of anyone who approaches you in a parking lot or in a store. It could be a

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Insanely Fast Microprocessor Shop - Vulnerability Assessment Team - Nuclear  

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

Insanely Fast Microprocessor Shop Insanely Fast Microprocessor Shop VAT Projects Introducing the VAT Adversarial Vulnerability Assessments Safety Tags & Product Counterfeiting Election Security Spoofing GPS Defeating Existing Tamper-Indicating Seals Specialty Field Tools & Sampling Tools Insider Threat Mitigation Drug Testing Security Microprocessor Prototypes The Journal of Physical Security Vulnerability Assessments Vulnerability Assessments Insanely Fast µProcessor Shop Insanely Fast µProcessor Shop Seals About Seals Applications of Seals Common Myths about Tamper Indicating Seals Definitions Findings and Lessons Learned New Seals Types of Seals Seals References Selected VAT Papers Selected VAT Papers Selected Invited Talks Self-Assessment Survey Security Maxims Devil's Dictionary of Security Terms

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Hybrid heuristics for the permutation flow shop problem  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nov 5, 2006 ... Hybrid heuristics for the permutation flow shop problem. Martin G. Ravetti (martin ***at*** dcc.ufmg.br) Fabiola G. Nakamura (fgnaka ***at***...

Martin G. Ravetti

2006-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Flow Shop Scheduling with Peak Power Consumption Constraints  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

To conduct our experiments, we considered a hypothetical flow shop scheduling ... There are two types of machines with different operations: face milling. 16...

2012-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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General Orientation to the Building 433 LOM Machine Shop  

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

press, and lathe) in a LOM Shop must be arranged through the APS Floor Coordinator. LOCKOUTTAGOUT Lockouttagout procedures must be coordinated through an APS Floor...

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Stochastic flow shop scheduling model for the Panama Canal.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The Panama Canal can be modeled as a stochastic flexible flow shop for the purpose of scheduling. A metaheuristic stochastic optimization method (Nested Partition) was (more)

de Castillo, Zoila Yadira Guerra

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid road repair vehicle  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Disclosed is a rapid road repair vehicle capable of moving over a surface to be repaired at near normal posted traffic speeds to scan for and find at the high rate of speed, imperfections in the pavement surface, prepare the surface imperfection for repair by air pressure and vacuum cleaning, applying a correct amount of the correct patching material to effect the repair, smooth the resulting repaired surface, and catalog the location and quality of the repairs for maintenance records of the road surface. The rapid road repair vehicle can repair surface imperfections at lower cost, improved quality, at a higher rate of speed than was not heretofor possible, with significantly reduced exposure to safety and health hazards associated with this kind of road repair activities in the past. 2 figs.

Mara, L.M.

1998-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid road repair vehicle  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Disclosed is a rapid road repair vehicle capable of moving over a surface to be repaired at near normal posted traffic speeds to scan for and find an the high rate of speed, imperfections in the pavement surface, prepare the surface imperfection for repair by air pressure and vacuum cleaning, applying a correct amount of the correct patching material to effect the repair, smooth the resulting repaired surface, and catalog the location and quality of the repairs for maintenance records of the road surface. The rapid road repair vehicle can repair surface imperfections at lower cost, improved quality, at a higher rate of speed than was was heretofor possible, with significantly reduced exposure to safety and health hazards associated with this kind of road repair activities in the past.

Mara, Leo M. (Livermore, CA)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From Autos to Accelerators | Department of Energy  

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

From Autos to Accelerators From Autos to Accelerators From Autos to Accelerators September 7, 2010 - 6:36pm Addthis Kathryn Grim Physicist Terry Grimm has a vision for Lansing, Michigan. In a town haunted by the remains of fallen automobile plants, his company and others like it are hiring workers to put their car-manufacturing skills toward building particle accelerators. "People question whether manufacturing is going to go away in this country," Grimm said. "That's not the case. There's enough high-tech industry that needs it. We need the same expertise that the auto industry required." Fermilab used funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to hire Grimm's company, Niowave Inc., to build superconducting radio-frequency cavities in cooperation with Indiana-based Roark Welding & Engineering Co.

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Detroit Auto Show 2012 | Department of Energy  

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

Detroit Auto Show 2012 Detroit Auto Show 2012 Detroit Auto Show 2012 Addthis 1 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu with Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 2 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the Dodge Dart's four cylinder, 2.4-liter, 184 horsepower engine block. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 3 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu gets behind the wheel of the new 2013 Dodge Dart. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 4 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the interior of the new 2013 Dodge Dart. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 5 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses the latest auto innovations with a

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2013 Washington Auto Show | Department of Energy  

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

2013 Washington Auto Show 2013 Washington Auto Show 2013 Washington Auto Show Addthis 1 of 10 While at the Washington Auto Show, Energy Secretary Steven Chu visited Nissan to see the 2013 Leaf. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:50 2 of 10 The new Nissan Leaf is being built at the company's Smyrna, Tennessee, Vehicle Assembly Plant -- helping to cut the price of its electric vehicle. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:49 3 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses the features of the 2014 Cadillac ELR -- the luxury car built built on the same powertrain platform as the Chevy Volt. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:57 4 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses some of the features of the Chevy

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The Resurgence of America's Auto Industry  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

A look at how strategic investments and partnerships between the Energy Department and automakers have helped the American auto industry become a leader in advanced and fuel-efficient vehicles ? creating jobs and boosting profits in the process.

Zimmer, Stephen; Cischke, Sue;

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-associative nanoelectronic neural network  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In this paper, an auto-associative neural network using single-electron tunneling (SET) devices is proposed and simulated at low temperature. The nanoelectronic auto-associative network is able to converge to a stable state, previously stored during training. The recognition of the pattern involves decreasing the energy of the input state until it achieves a point of local minimum energy, which corresponds to one of the stored patterns.

Nogueira, C. P. S. M.; Guimares, J. G. [Departamento de Engenharia Eltrica - Laboratrio de Dispositivos e Circuito Integrado, Universidade de Braslia, CP 4386, CEP 70904-970 Braslia DF (Brazil)

2014-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Cooperative Approach for Job Shop Scheduling under Uncertainties  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

control, consists to use a two-level resolution scheme: an off-line scheduling level builds upA Cooperative Approach for Job Shop Scheduling under Uncertainties C. BRIANDa,1 , S. OURARIb and B on job shop scheduling problems in a cooperative environment. Unlike classical deterministic approaches

Briand, Cyril

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The Retail Industry Framework Delivering a Smarter Shopping Experience  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Retail Industry Framework Delivering a Smarter Shopping Experience with the Retail Industry into advocates Delivering a Smarter Shopping Experience ­ turning shoppers into advocates. As a retailer, turning retailer of choice -- is central to your success.To accomplish this, you need to understand the ever

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ENERGY STAR Back-To-School Shopping Checklist  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ENERGY STAR® Back-To-School Shopping Checklist Students can make a difference by shopping "smart" with ENERGY STAR® . Computing the Savings ENERGY STAR Qualified Computer Equipment Computer Monitor ENERGY up to 90 percent more energy than standard monitors. Printer If every home office were powered

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Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping | Department of Energy  

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

Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping January 10, 2012 - 4:31pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Ah, January. It's still cold and it's still dark all the time, but now all the cheerful Christmas lights have come down so there's nothing to break up the monotony. What's there to do? Well, while it's a little late now, you might want to go do some post-holiday holiday shopping. Yes, I know. That sounds insane. Everyone is thoroughly sick of holiday shopping. You've spent enough money already. I know. But I was out wandering through the stores during the first week of January when I happened to pass by heavily discounted holiday products. And in that great wasteland of 50% off products and half-empty shelves, I found a vast

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Green your Back to School Shopping List! | Department of Energy  

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

Green your Back to School Shopping List! Green your Back to School Shopping List! Green your Back to School Shopping List! August 23, 2013 - 10:06am Addthis Save energy and money while buying school supplies this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/Ls9907 Save energy and money while buying school supplies this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/Ls9907 Agatha Wein Communications Specialist, State Energy Program How can I participate? You can save energy and money this fall by simply reducing, reusing, and recycling school supplies. It seems back-to-school shopping lists get longer every year! This year, you can reduce the impact your back-to-school shopping has on energy and the environment by making a few simple choices. Just use the mantra: reuse, reduce, recycle! Reuse Reusing items is the best way to minimize the environmental and energy

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Parallel auto-correlative statistics with VTK.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report summarizes existing statistical engines in VTK and presents both the serial and parallel auto-correlative statistics engines. It is a sequel to [PT08, BPRT09b, PT09, BPT09, PT10] which studied the parallel descriptive, correlative, multi-correlative, principal component analysis, contingency, k-means, and order statistics engines. The ease of use of the new parallel auto-correlative statistics engine is illustrated by the means of C++ code snippets and algorithm verification is provided. This report justifies the design of the statistics engines with parallel scalability in mind, and provides scalability and speed-up analysis results for the autocorrelative statistics engine.

Pebay, Philippe Pierre [Kitware, France; Bennett, Janine Camille

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan | Department of Energy  

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

Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Performance Objective: The purpose of this assessment is to verify that machine shop operators are provided a safe and healthful workplace which will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses. Criteria: A worker protection program shall be implemented that provides a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. (DOE O 440.1A Contractor Requirements Document (CRD)) Employees shall be encouraged to become involved in the identification and control of hazards in the workplace. (DOE O 440.1A CRD) Workers shall have the right, without reprisal, to accompany DOE worker protection personnel during workplace inspections. (DOE O44.1A

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Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop | Department of  

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

Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop June 29, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis Malea Guiriba uses a portion of profits from her pie business to fund weatherization projects for local residents. | Photo courtesy of Malea Guiriba Malea Guiriba uses a portion of profits from her pie business to fund weatherization projects for local residents. | Photo courtesy of Malea Guiriba Pie in the Sky, a seemingly simple store that offers customers fresh-baked desserts, is providing a second treat: weatherization. Local resident Malea Guiriba opened the pie shop in the small town of Hastings, Fla., last summer and started using part of the store's profits to help weatherize homes of low-income residents in the area. She did all

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Grocery-anchored shopping centers : a better retail investment?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A very popular hypothesis of late is that grocery-anchored shopping centers perform better and are less risky than other retail investments. This hypothesis is primarily based on three notions: 1) grocery stores are unique ...

Schwank, Adam (Adam Reice)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEART SMART NUTRITION Heart Smart Shopping & Label Reading  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Lesson 3 HEART SMART NUTRITION Heart Smart Shopping & Label Reading What's the first step in fat. Your goal is to eat a diet lower in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol. The National Heart

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Rebuilding the American Auto Industry | Department of Energy  

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

Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Rebuilding the American Auto Industry December 8, 2011 - 3:40pm Addthis Rebuilding the American Auto Industry Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs Three years ago, critics said that America's auto industry could not or should not be saved, and that our country should simply accept defeat and watch the industry collapse. The Administration refused to accept this proposition, and made strategic investments to help U.S. auto manufacturers weather the storm and retool to produce the hybrid, electric, and highly fuel efficient advanced vehicles of the future. With the help of these investments -- and the incredible talent and commitment of America's auto workers -- the auto industry is growing again.

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Robust powder auto-indexing using many peaks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A new algorithm, CONOGRAPH, carries out exhaustive powder auto-indexing in a short time, even if the q values of many peaks are used for robust powder auto-indexing. Some results from CONOGRAPH are presented.

Oishi-Tomiyasu, R.

2014-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Moniz's Remarks at the Washington Auto Show-- As Delivered  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Secretary Moniz's remarks, as delivered, at the 2015 Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 2015.

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Parallel implementation of AutoDock  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

AutoDock, a widely used docking algorithm, has been implemented in a parallel version. A near-linear increase in speed has been observed even with 96 processors, making it possible to carry out high-throughput docking, likely to have a significant impact on structure-based drug design.

Khodade, P.

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The two broad categories of fiber-reinforced composite liner repair and deposited weld metal repair technologies were reviewed and evaluated for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Principal conclusions from a survey of natural gas transmission industry pipeline operators can be summarized in terms of the following performance requirements for internal repair: (1) Use of internal repair is most attractive for river crossings, under other bodies of water, in difficult soil conditions, under highways, under congested intersections, and under railway crossings. (2) Internal pipe repair offers a strong potential advantage to the high cost of horizontal direct drilling when a new bore must be created to solve a leak or other problem. (3) Typical travel distances can be divided into three distinct groups: up to 305 m (1,000 ft.); between 305 m and 610 m (1,000 ft. and 2,000 ft.); and beyond 914 m (3,000 ft.). All three groups require pig-based systems. A despooled umbilical system would suffice for the first two groups which represents 81% of survey respondents. The third group would require an onboard self-contained power unit for propulsion and welding/liner repair energy needs. (4) The most common size range for 80% to 90% of operators surveyed is 508 mm (20 in.) to 762 mm (30 in.), with 95% using 558.8 mm (22 in.) pipe. Evaluation trials were conducted on pipe sections with simulated corrosion damage repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liners, carbon fiber-reinforced composite liners, and weld deposition. Additional un-repaired pipe sections were evaluated in the virgin condition and with simulated damage. Hydrostatic failure pressures for pipe sections repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liner were only marginally greater than that of pipe sections without liners, indicating that this type of liner is only marginally effective at restoring the pressure containing capabilities of pipelines. Failure pressures for larger diameter pipe repaired with a semi-circular patch of carbon fiber-reinforced composite lines were also marginally greater than that of a pipe section with un-repaired simulated damage without a liner. These results indicate that fiber reinforced composite liners have the potential to increase the burst pressure of pipe sections with external damage Carbon fiber based liners are viewed as more promising than glass fiber based liners because of the potential for more closely matching the mechanical properties of steel. Pipe repaired with weld deposition failed at pressures lower than that of un-repaired pipe in both the virgin and damaged conditions, indicating that this repair technology is less effective at restoring the pressure containing capability of pipe than a carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair. Physical testing indicates that carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair is the most promising technology evaluated to-date. In lieu of a field installation on an abandoned pipeline, a preliminary nondestructive testing protocol is being developed to determine the success or failure of the fiber-reinforced liner pipeline repairs. Optimization and validation activities for carbon-fiber repair methods are ongoing.

Bill Bruce; Nancy Porter; George Ritter; Matt Boring; Mark Lozev; Ian Harris; Bill Mohr; Dennis Harwig; Robin Gordon; Chris Neary; Mike Sullivan

2005-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The two broad categories of fiber-reinforced composite liner repair and deposited weld metal repair technologies were reviewed and evaluated for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Principal conclusions from a survey of natural gas transmission industry pipeline operators can be summarized in terms of the following performance requirements for internal repair: (1) Use of internal repair is most attractive for river crossings, under other bodies of water, in difficult soil conditions, under highways, under congested intersections, and under railway crossings. (2) Internal pipe repair offers a strong potential advantage to the high cost of horizontal direct drilling when a new bore must be created to solve a leak or other problem. (3) Typical travel distances can be divided into three distinct groups: up to 305 m (1,000 ft.); between 305 m and 610 m (1,000 ft. and 2,000 ft.); and beyond 914 m (3,000 ft.). All three groups require pig-based systems. A despooled umbilical system would suffice for the first two groups which represents 81% of survey respondents. The third group would require an onboard self-contained power unit for propulsion and welding/liner repair energy needs. (4) The most common size range for 80% to 90% of operators surveyed is 508 mm (20 in.) to 762 mm (30 in.), with 95% using 558.8 mm (22 in.) pipe. Evaluation trials were conducted on pipe sections with simulated corrosion damage repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liners, carbon fiber-reinforced composite liners, and weld deposition. Additional un-repaired pipe sections were evaluated in the virgin condition and with simulated damage. Hydrostatic failure pressures for pipe sections repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liner were only marginally greater than that of pipe sections without liners, indicating that this type of liner is only marginally effective at restoring the pressure containing capabilities of pipelines. Failure pressures for larger diameter pipe repaired with a semi-circular patch of carbon fiber-reinforced composite lines were also marginally greater than that of a pipe section with un-repaired simulated damage without a liner. These results indicate that fiber reinforced composite liners have the potential to increase the burst pressure of pipe sections with external damage Carbon fiber based liners are viewed as more promising than glass fiber based liners because of the potential for more closely matching the mechanical properties of steel. Pipe repaired with weld deposition failed at pressures lower than that of un-repaired pipe in both the virgin and damaged conditions, indicating that this repair technology is less effective at restoring the pressure containing capability of pipe than a carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair. Physical testing indicates that carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair is the most promising technology evaluated to-date. The first round of optimization and validation activities for carbon-fiber repairs are complete. Development of a comprehensive test plan for this process is recommended for use in the field trial portion of this program.

Robin Gordon; Bill Bruce; Ian Harris; Dennis Harwig; George Ritter; Bill Mohr; Matt Boring; Nancy Porter; Mike Sullivan; Chris Neary

2004-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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PERI Auto-tuning Memory Intensive Kernels  

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PERI PERI - Auto-tuning Memory Intensive Kernels for Multicore Samuel Williams † , Kaushik Datta † , Jonathan Carter , Leonid Oliker † , John Shalf , Katherine Yelick † , David Bailey CRD/NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA † Computer Science Division, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA E-mail: SWWilliams@lbl.gov, kdatta@eecs.berkeley.edu, JTCarter@lbl.gov, LOliker@lbl.gov, JShalf@lbl.gov, KAYelick@lbl.gov, DHBailey@lbl.gov Abstract. We present an auto-tuning approach to optimize application performance on emerging multicore architectures. The methodology extends the idea of search-based performance optimizations, popular in linear algebra and FFT libraries, to application-specific computational kernels. Our work applies this strategy to Sparse Matrix Vector Multiplication

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Implications for decision making: Auto industry perspectives  

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Implications for decision making in areas related to policy towards greenhouse gas emissions are discussed from the perspective of the auto industry. Two methods of reducing fuel use are discussed: increasing fuel efficiency of automobiles and reducing vehicle fuel use by other methods. Regulatory and market-driven control of fuel consumption are discussed. It is concluded that the automobile industry would prefer market-driven control of fuel consumption to regulatory control of fuel efficiency.

Leonard, S.A. [General Motors Technical Center, Warren, MI (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The two broad categories of fiber-reinforced composite liner repair and deposited weld metal repair technologies were reviewed and evaluated for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Principal conclusions from a survey of natural gas transmission industry pipeline operators can be summarized in terms of the following performance requirements for internal repair: (1) Use of internal repair is most attractive for river crossings, under other bodies of water, in difficult soil conditions, under highways, under congested intersections, and under railway. (2) Internal pipe repair offers a strong potential advantage to the high cost of horizontal direct drilling when a new bore must be created to solve a leak or other problem. (3) Typical travel distances can be divided into three distinct groups: up to 305 m (1,000 ft.); between 305 m and 610 m (1,000 ft. and 2,000 ft.); and beyond 914 m (3,000 ft.). All three groups require pig-based systems. A despooled umbilical system would suffice for the first two groups which represents 81% of survey respondents. The third group would require an onboard self-contained power unit for propulsion and welding/liner repair energy needs. (4) The most common size range for 80% to 90% of operators surveyed is 508 mm (20 in.) to 762 mm (30 in.), with 95% using 558.8 mm (22 in.) pipe. Evaluation trials were conducted on pipe sections with simulated corrosion damage repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liners, carbon fiber-reinforced composite liners, and weld deposition. Additional un-repaired pipe sections were evaluated in the virgin condition and with simulated damage. Hydrostatic failure pressures for pipe sections repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liner were only marginally greater than that of pipe sections without liners, indicating that this type of liner is only marginally effective at restoring the pressure containing capabilities of pipelines. Failure pressures for larger diameter pipe repaired with a semi-circular patch of carbon fiber-reinforced composite lines were also marginally greater than that of a pipe section with un-repaired simulated damage without a liner. These results indicate that fiber reinforced composite liners have the potential to increase the burst pressure of pipe sections with external damage Carbon fiber based liners are viewed as more promising than glass fiber based liners because of the potential for more closely matching the mechanical properties of steel. Pipe repaired with weld deposition failed at pressures lower than that of un-repaired pipe in both the virgin and damaged conditions, indicating that this repair technology is less effective at restoring the pressure containing capability of pipe than a carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair. Physical testing indicates that carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair is the most promising technology evaluated to-date. Development of a comprehensive test plan for this process is recommended for use in the field trial portion of this program.

Robin Gordon; Bill Bruce; Ian Harris; Dennis Harwig; George Ritter; Bill Mohr; Matt Boring; Nancy Porter; Mike Sullivan; Chris Neary

2004-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid road repair vehicle  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Disclosed are improvments to a rapid road repair vehicle comprising an improved cleaning device arrangement, two dispensing arrays for filling defects more rapidly and efficiently, an array of pre-heaters to heat the road way surface in order to help the repair material better bond to the repaired surface, a means for detecting, measuring, and computing the number, location and volume of each of the detected surface imperfection, and a computer means schema for controlling the operation of the plurality of vehicle subsystems. The improved vehicle is, therefore, better able to perform its intended function of filling surface imperfections while moving over those surfaces at near normal traffic speeds.

Mara, Leo M. (Livermore, CA)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JEA - ShopSmart Residential Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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

JEA - ShopSmart Residential Rebate Program JEA - ShopSmart Residential Rebate Program JEA - ShopSmart Residential Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Limit one rebate per appliance type per customer Insulation: $250 Program Info Start Date 12/01/2009 State Florida Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount CFLs: Up to a $1.25 markdown per product in stores Refrigerators: $25 Clothes Washers: $25 Window Film/Solar Screens: $30/window - South, east, and west exposures only - up to $300 Insulation: $0.30/square foot

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Land of Enchantment's Appliance Rebate Program Spurs Shopping | Department  

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

Land of Enchantment's Appliance Rebate Program Spurs Shopping Land of Enchantment's Appliance Rebate Program Spurs Shopping Land of Enchantment's Appliance Rebate Program Spurs Shopping September 20, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis Lindsay Gsell What does this project do? Issued 8830 appliance rebates in Arizona. One local business saw an 80% sales increase weeks after the launch of the appliance rebate program. Rebates can add up quickly - especially when 8,830 are issued. Through Recovery Act funding, New Mexico has distributed about 8,830 rebates worth $200 for ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerators, clothes washers and gas furnaces. The state's appliance rebate program launched on April 22 -- Earth Day -- and is currently winding down, with a little more than $125,000 available for furnace rebates. Program manager Harold Trujillo says that more than half the rebates were

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Property:Building/FloorAreaShops | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:Building/FloorAreaShops Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Number. Floor area for Shops Pages using the property "Building/FloorAreaShops" Showing 19 pages using this property. S Sweden Building 05K0002 + 900 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 800 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 1,587 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 154 + Sweden Building 05K0017 + 3,150 + Sweden Building 05K0018 + 245 + Sweden Building 05K0019 + 5,600 + Sweden Building 05K0035 + 292 + Sweden Building 05K0046 + 530 + Sweden Building 05K0062 + 940 + Sweden Building 05K0081 + 530 + Sweden Building 05K0086 + 920 + Sweden Building 05K0088 + 1,170 + Sweden Building 05K0089 + 976 + Sweden Building 05K0092 + 360 +

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Lean strategies for future body shop development and operation in the automotive industry by Iker Marcaide.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

There are several body shops which are similar by size of workforce, level of utilization and product complexity but which differ considerably by investment required, shop size, uptime, inventory levels and quality ...

Marcaide, Iker

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grande Wi-Fi : understanding what Wi-Fi users are doing in coffee-shops  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The relationship between coffee-shops and Internet has recently been highlighted by the launch of wireless "hotspots" which provides e-access through Wi-Fi technology, in coffee-shops and several other public places in ...

Gupta, Neeti

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The two broad categories of deposited weld metal repair and fiber-reinforced composite liner repair technologies were reviewed for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Preliminary test programs were developed for both deposited weld metal repair and for fiber-reinforced composite liner repair. Evaluation trials have been conducted using a modified fiber-reinforced composite liner provided by RolaTube and pipe sections without liners. All pipe section specimens failed in areas of simulated damage. Pipe sections containing fiber-reinforced composite liners failed at pressures marginally greater than the pipe sections without liners. The next step is to evaluate a liner material with a modulus of elasticity approximately 95% of the modulus of elasticity for steel. Preliminary welding parameters were developed for deposited weld metal repair in preparation of the receipt of Pacific Gas & Electric's internal pipeline welding repair system (that was designed specifically for 559 mm (22 in.) diameter pipe) and the receipt of 559 mm (22 in.) pipe sections from Panhandle Eastern. The next steps are to transfer welding parameters to the PG&E system and to pressure test repaired pipe sections to failure. A survey of pipeline operators was conducted to better understand the needs and performance requirements of the natural gas transmission industry regarding internal repair. Completed surveys contained the following principal conclusions: (1) Use of internal weld repair is most attractive for river crossings, under other bodies of water, in difficult soil conditions, under highways, under congested intersections, and under railway crossings. (2) Internal pipe repair offers a strong potential advantage to the high cost of horizontal direct drilling (HDD) when a new bore must be created to solve a leak or other problem. (3) Typical travel distances can be divided into three distinct groups: up to 305 m (1,000 ft.); between 305 m and 610 m (1,000 ft. and 2,000 ft.); and beyond 914 m (3,000 ft.). All three groups require pig-based systems. A despooled umbilical system would suffice for the first two groups which represents 81% of survey respondents. The third group would require an onboard self-contained power unit for propulsion and welding/liner repair energy needs. (4) Pipe diameter sizes range from 50.8 mm (2 in.) through 1,219.2 mm (48 in.). The most common size range for 80% to 90% of operators surveyed is 508 mm to 762 mm (20 in. to 30 in.), with 95% using 558.8 mm (22 in.) pipe. An evaluation of potential repair methods clearly indicates that the project should continue to focus on the development of a repair process involving the use of GMAW welding and on the development of a repair process involving the use of fiber-reinforced composite liners.

Robin Gordon; Bill Bruce; Ian Harris; Dennis Harwig; Nancy Porter; Mike Sullivan; Chris Neary

2004-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu's Remarks for an Auto Loan Announcement in Michigan |  

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

for an Auto Loan Announcement in Michigan for an Auto Loan Announcement in Michigan Secretary Chu's Remarks for an Auto Loan Announcement in Michigan June 23, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Auto Loan Announcement Secretary Steven Chu Tuesday, June 23, 2009 The American innovation engine, when revved up, is without question, the greatest in the world. Today, we are putting that engine into gear and the pedal to the floor. I'm pleased to announce $8 billion in conditional loan agreements that will drive innovation in fuel efficiency and help revolutionize the auto industry in America. This package includes $5.9 billion to help Ford Motor Company transform factories in five states, including Michigan. These loans will help the auto industry meet and even exceed the President's tough new fuel economy standards, while creating jobs, reducing

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Automatic Performance Collection (AutoPerf) | Argonne Leadership...  

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Automatic Performance Collection (AutoPerf) A beta version of a tool for the automatic collection of hardware performance counter and MPI information has been installed on Vesta...

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EERE and Auto Manufacturers Demonstrate and Evaluate Fuel Cell Vehicles  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Auto manufacturers demonstrate that switching from a gasoline to a hydrogen fuel cell engine could reduce emissions by more than 90%.

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Rashron Energy and Auto Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Vadodara, Gujarat, India Zip: 390 010 Sector: Wind energy Product: Vadodara-based wind turbine manufacturer. References: Rashron Energy and Auto Ltd.1 This article is a stub....

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Auto goes hybrid with gas-electric engine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Auto goes hybrid with gas-electric engine ... A hybrid automobile, under development for some time by General Electric and others, has been completed. ...

1983-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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The Auto Tradition in Brazilian Drama.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and allegorical characters. Ap parently, he was the first playwright in Latin America to use the auto extensively as a political tool to change governmental attitudes and prejudices.7 In this man ner he aroused public opinion against traitors of the government... of the virgin birth: ". . . Hazle fiesta muy solemne / pues que viene Dios en l . . ." (VSI, 129). At the end of the work, some of the characters kneel before the effigy of the Virgin in a demonstration of faith, and the statue is transported to the altar...

Quackenbush, L. Howard

1972-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visopt ShopFloor System: Integrating Planning into Production Scheduling  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Visopt ShopFloor System: Integrating Planning into Production Scheduling Roman Barták Charles, the first machine pre-processes the item (3 time units) that is finished in the second machine (additional 3 in parallel and a worker is required (left) or via a serial production when the item is pre- processed

Bartak, Roman

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Lumens: The new way to shop for light  

Energy Savers [EERE]

r a d i t i o n a l I n c a n d e s c e n t W a t t s L u m e n s ( B r i g h t n e s s ) LUMENS: THE NEW WAY TO SHOP FOR LIGHT Choose Your Next Light Bulb for the Brightness You...

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A laboratory experiment from the Little Shop of Physics at  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 A laboratory experiment from the Little Shop of Physics at Colorado State University CMMAP Reach a short wavelength. Of course, there's more to the spectrum than this; beyond the red is the longer was brighter, and clearly had more energy, but something about it was lacking. It was Albert Einstein who came

Hardy, Darel

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A laboratory experiment from the Little Shop of Physics at  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 A laboratory experiment from the Little Shop of Physics at Colorado State University CMMAP Reach of colors from red to violet is the spread of different wavelengths that makes up visible light. Of course different parts of the spectrum: Wavelength and energy. The red end of the rainbow corresponds to long

Hardy, Darel

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VEE-0084 - In the Matter of Gas'n Shop, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

84 - In the Matter of Gas'n Shop, Inc. 84 - In the Matter of Gas'n Shop, Inc. VEE-0084 - In the Matter of Gas'n Shop, Inc. On March 26, 2002, Gas'n Shop, Inc. (Gas'n Shop) of Lincoln, Nebraska filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). In its application, Gas'n Shop requests that it be excused from filing the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) form entitled "Resellers'/ Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report" (Form EIA-782B). For the reasons detailed below, we deny Gas'n Shop's request for exception relief. vee0084.pdf More Documents & Publications VEE-0082 - In the Matter of Fleischli Oil Company VEE-0081 - In the Matter of North Side Coal & Oil Co., Inc. VEE-0026 - In the Matter of R.W. Hays Co.

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AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way totuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientificreduce the execution time of scientific  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way totuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution problems AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientific software in NUMA systemstuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientific software in NUMA

Giménez, Domingo

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How do foreign auto suppliers need to compete differently in China market?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The China auto market is surging as the most fascinating place for the global auto industry today. All major foreign auto OEMs have been aggressively expanding their business in China, and expecting most of their global ...

Jin, Hao (Hao Howard)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric motor model repair specifications  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

These model repair specifications list the minimum requirements for repair and overhaul of polyphase AC squireel cage induction motors. All power ranges, voltages, and speeds of squirrel cage motors are covered.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fisker, Tesla, and American Auto Innovation | Department of Energy  

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

Fisker, Tesla, and American Auto Innovation Fisker, Tesla, and American Auto Innovation Fisker, Tesla, and American Auto Innovation October 20, 2011 - 10:36pm Addthis Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs Two years ago, critics said we shouldn't be investing in American auto manufacturing because the industry wouldn't survive. They were wrong then and they're wrong today. From well established names like Ford to innovative startups like Tesla and Fisker, America's auto industry is being reinvented, and the Department's loan program is helping play an important role. Created with strong bipartisan support in 2008 and signed into law by President Bush, the Department's Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program is helping America compete for and win

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Performance Optimization and Auto-Tuning  

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In the broader computational research community, one subject of recent research is the problem of adapting algorithms to make effective use of multi- and many-core processors. Effective use of these architectures, which have complex memory hierarchies with many layers of cache, typically involves a careful examination of how an algorithm moves data through the memory hierarchy. Unfortunately, there is often a non-obvious relationship between algorithmic parameters like blocking strategies, and their impact on memory utilization, and, in turn, the relationship with runtime performance. Auto-tuning is an empirical method used to discover optimal values for tunable algorithmic parameters under such circumstances. The challenge is compounded by the fact that the settings that produce the best performance for a given problem and a given platform may not be the best for a different problem on the same platform, or the same problem on a different platform. The high performance visualization research community has begun to explore and adapt the principles of auto-tuning for the purpose of optimizing codes on modern multi- and many-core processors. This report focuses on how performance optimization studies reveal a dramatic variation in performance for two fundamental visualization algorithms: one based on a stencil operation having structured, uniform memory access, and the other is ray casting volume rendering, which uses unstructured memory access patterns. The two case studies highlighted in this report show the extra effort required to optimize such codes by adjusting the tunable algorithmic parameters can return substantial gains in performance. Additionally, these case studies also explore the potential impact of and the interaction between algorithmic optimizations and tunable algorithmic parameters, along with the potential performance gains resulting from leveraging architecture-specific features.

Howison, Mark

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Argonne/EPA system captures mercury from air in gold shops |...  

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Writing Internship Typical gold shop hood used to purify gold by superheating the goldmercury amalgam until the mercury vaporizes. The vaporized mercury is directed outside the...

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From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy...  

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

Efficiency This document is the presentation delivered on the Pew Center on Global Climate Change's report From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy...

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Record of Decision/Remedial Alternative Selection for the Motor Shops Seepage Basin (716-A)  

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This decision document presents the selected remedial alternative for the Motor Shops Seepage Basin located at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina

Palmer, E.

1999-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Connecting with the Auto Industry | Department of Energy  

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Connecting with the Auto Industry Connecting with the Auto Industry Connecting with the Auto Industry August 9, 2010 - 3:20pm Addthis Former Under Secretary Koonin Former Under Secretary Koonin Director - NYU's Center for Urban Science & Progress and Former Under Secretary for Science Last week I attended the Center for Automotive Research's annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan. This event has drawn stakeholders from across the automotive industry for decades. Last year was understandably solemn, but this year optimism was rampant. While there, I keynoted a panel on vehicle electrification: "Full-Scale Deployment: Making the Business Case." Robert Bienenfeld of Honda, Brad Markell of United Auto Workers, Adam Drobot of 2M Companies Inc, and Philip

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Auto/Steel Partnership: Fatigue of AHSS Strain Rate Characterization...  

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

Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C. lm26heimbuch.pdf More Documents & Publications AutoSteel Partnership: AHSS Stamping,...

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Auto/Steel Partnership: Advanced High-Strength Steel Research...  

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

Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C. lm23heimbuch.pdf More Documents & Publications Overview: STEEL AutoSteel Partnership...

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Polarization imaging apparatus with auto-calibration  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A polarization imaging apparatus measures the Stokes image of a sample. The apparatus consists of an optical lens set, a first variable phase retarder (VPR) with its optical axis aligned 22.5.degree., a second variable phase retarder with its optical axis aligned 45.degree., a linear polarizer, a imaging sensor for sensing the intensity images of the sample, a controller and a computer. Two variable phase retarders were controlled independently by a computer through a controller unit which generates a sequential of voltages to control the phase retardations of the first and second variable phase retarders. A auto-calibration procedure was incorporated into the polarization imaging apparatus to correct the misalignment of first and second VPRs, as well as the half-wave voltage of the VPRs. A set of four intensity images, I.sub.0, I.sub.1, I.sub.2 and I.sub.3 of the sample were captured by imaging sensor when the phase retardations of VPRs were set at (0,0), (.pi.,0), (.pi.,.pi.) and (.pi./2,.pi.), respectively. Then four Stokes components of a Stokes image, S.sub.0, S.sub.1, S.sub.2 and S.sub.3 were calculated using the four intensity images.

Zou, Yingyin Kevin; Zhao, Hongzhi; Chen, Qiushui

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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An empirical investigation of AutoCAD user interfaces  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Deborah A. Mitts This research examined human performance in a computer aided design scenario. Human performance with respect to two AutoCAD user interfaces (Menu and Template) and three AutoCAD task types (drawing... of the few human-computer interaction (HCI) scenarios for which relatively well-developed measures of human performance are not specified (Cuomo and Sharit, 1989). Previous research efforts have focused on measuring hutnan performance in terms of cognitive...

Flores, Patricia Laura

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Turbine repair at Nesjavellir geothermal power plant: An Icelandic case study  

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Abstract During a quadrennial inspection of a 30MW Mitsubishi steam turbine at Nesjavellir geothermal power plant, corrosion products were found on the last set of labyrinth packing in the gland seal system which resulted in erosion corrosion of the turbine rotor. The rotor had worn by approximately 8mm. Because of the tight timeframe of the overhaul, it was decided to repair this failure on site using the experience of the staff and domestic industry. Labyrinth seals were built by a domestic machine shop, decreasing cost and shutdown time dramatically. This article describes the occurring failure and how it was repaired within days with cooperation between the energy company and domestic industry. It further discusses probable causes for such failure and how it may be prevented. The article describes in essence how valuable it can prove to build maintenance knowledge domestically in the geothermal sector.

R.S. Atlason; A. Gunnarsson; R. Unnthorsson

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In-depth survey report: Control technology for small business: Evaluation of a flexible duct ventilation system for radiator repair, at A-1 Radiator, Reno, Nevada  

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An engineering control evaluation was conducted at a radiator repair shop which operated at a very high level of production. The shop had the potential for high exposures to lead (7439921) because of the high volume of work, the number of radiator repair stations, and repairs to huge radiators for mining equipment. Local exhaust ventilation which utilized adjustable arm elephant trunk exhaust hoods had been installed 18 months prior to the visit. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system to control lead exposures during work operations. Time weighted average personal exposures for lead were at or below the OSHA permissible exposure level for ten of 15 mechanics during a high level of production. The elephant trunk ventilation system was capable of controlling lead fumes while shop doors were open, except at one tank in a corner. Work practices were found to be a source of excessive lead exposure. Emissions from a worker's own soldering and from soldering activity upwind of the worker were a major source of lead exposure. Collapse of flexible portions of ducts could reduce exhaust volume. Dampers also showed a tendency to close automatically.

Sheehy, J.W.; Cooper, T.C.; Hall, R.M.; Meier, R.M.

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inspect and Repair Steam Traps  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This tip sheet on inspecting and repairing steam traps provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

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Better approximation guarantees for job-shop scheduling  

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Job-shop scheduling is a classical NP-hard problem. Shmoys, Stein & Wein presented the first polynomial-time approximation algorithm for this problem that has a good (polylogarithmic) approximation guarantee. We improve the approximation guarantee of their work, and present further improvements for some important NP-hard special cases of this problem (e.g., in the preemptive case where machines can suspend work on operations and later resume). We also present NC algorithms with improved approximation guarantees for some NP-hard special cases.

Goldberg, L.A.; Paterson, M. [Univ. of Warwick, Conventry (United Kingdom); Srinivasan, A. [National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)] [and others

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hazardous waste assessment and reduction options in an auto service station  

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A hazardous waste assessment was performed and options for reduction of waste antifreeze and car wash wastewater were studied for Thompson`s Freeway Amoco, a gasoline station with a small repair shop and car wash, located in Duluth, Minnesota. In 1992, 1,310 gallons of waste aqueous antifreeze solution (50 vol% ethylene glycol, 50 vol% water), 6,580 gallons of waste oil, 138 gallons of waste parts washer solvent, and 2,702 lbs of waste oil filters, all classified as hazardous waste, were generated by this and three other sister stations of similar size under the same ownership. In addition, 779,810 gallons of car wash wastewater, not classified as hazardous waste, were also produced and discharged into the sewer. Various options were studied for reductions in waste antifreeze and car was wastewater by recycling and reuse. The economic evaluations are presented with the conclusions that on-site recycling of antifreeze is viable but not car wash wastewater recycling.

Baria, D.N.; Dorland, D.; Miller, K.C. [Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth, MN (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Gas Transmission Pipeline Repair Methods  

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Repair methods are key operations for the integrity management of pipelines. The parameters guiding the repair decision are briefly reminded. A nonexhaustive external and internal repair techniques are described,...

Remi Batisse

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency Agency/Company /Organization: Pew Center on Global Climate Change Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.pewclimate.org/docUploads/PEW_EnergyEfficiency_FullReport.pdf References: From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency[1] FROM SHOP FLOOR TO TOP FLOOR: BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY. Pew Center on Global Climate Change. William R. Prindle. April 2010. In the last decade, rising and volatile energy prices coupled with

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Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan, 7/03 | Department of Energy  

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Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan, 7/03 Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan, 7/03 Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan, 7/03 The purpose of this assessment is to verify that machine shop operators are provided a safe and healthful workplace which will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses. A worker protection program shall be implemented that provides a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. (DOE O 440.1A Contractor Requirements Document (CRD)) Machine-Shop.doc More Documents & Publications MAINTENANCE Assessment Plan, NNSA/Nevada Site Office Facility Representative Division Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DOE-STD-6005-01

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Update on pipeline repair methods  

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A comprehensive review of pipeline repair methods has been recently completed under the sponsorship of the American Gas Association`s, Pipeline Research Committee. This paper is intended to summarize the important results of that review. First and foremost, two relatively new methods of repair are reviewed. One involves the use of a continuous-fiber fiberglass composite material which can be applied as an alternative to a steel sleeve for the reinforcement of nonleaking defects. The second is the use of deposited weld metal to replace metal lost to external corrosion. This latter technique is not new in principle, but recent research has shown how it can be done safely on a pressurized pipeline. The other significant outcome of the comprehensive review was a set of guidelines for using all types of repairs including full-encirclement sleeves and repair clamps. Pipeline operators can use these guidelines to enhance their current repair procedures, or to train new personnel in maintenance techniques.

Kiefner, J.F. [Kiefner and Associates, Inc., Worthington, OH (United States); Bruce, W.A. [Edison Welding Inst., Columbus, OH (United States); Stephens, D.R. [Battelle, Columbus, OH (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Adhesive technologies in repairing polyethylene pipelines  

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Adhesive technologies for repairing polyethylene pipelines are considered taking into account the peculiarities ... the modified binder for application in the gluing repair technologies under consideration. It is...

V. F. Stroganov

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Restore: Modeling Repair and Restoration Processes | Argonne...  

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Restore: Modeling Repair and Restoration Processes Restore: Modeling Repair and Restoration Processes Argonne's Restore software models complex sets of steps required to accomplish...

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Auto Indexer Auto-Indexer for Percussive Hammers: Vane Motor Dynamometer Testing  

DOE Data Explorer [Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

The development of the motor will help to achieve program technical objectives by improving well construction capabilities. This includes enabling high-temperature drilling as well as enhancing directional drilling. A key component in the auto indexer is the drive motor. It is an air-driven vane motor that converts the energy stored in the compressed air to mechanical energy. The motor is attached to hammer-like components which impart an impulsive load onto the drive shaft. The impulsive force on the drive shaft in turn creates an indexing action. A controlled test was performed to characterize the performance of the the vane motor for a given pressure. The Sandia dynamometer test station was used to determine the performance of the motor for a given input pressure.

Jiann Su

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Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental Restoration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of EnvironmentalHall. Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental

Hamilton-Smith, Elery

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal bunker repairs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Detroit Edison's St. Clair Power Plant (STCPP) Units 1 through 4 are 1950's vintage fossil fueled units with an average capacity of 163 megawatt per unit. Each unit had identical 2190 ton bunkers. The Unit No. 1 bunker had been experiencing noticeable exterior deterioration at the lower level internal support system. An internal bunker inspection revealed large deflections in the network of beams supporting the bunker side walls. A complete collapse of the internal support beams was imminent. Failure of these beams would have transferred the coal pressure loads to the bunker skin and external stiffeners which were not capable of sustaining the load and were also showing signs of distress. This paper presents the temporary repair installed immediately after inspection, the redesign of the lower internal support system and construction procedures involved in bringing the bunker back into operating condition.

Emmons, M.H.; Hoffman, M.G. (Detroit Edison Co., MI (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Less platinum means lower prices for autos | Department of Energy  

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

Less platinum means lower prices for autos Less platinum means lower prices for autos Less platinum means lower prices for autos January 21, 2010 - 3:29pm Addthis Joshua DeLung You might wear a platinum wedding band, but tucked away in the guts of a car probably isn't where Americans prefer this pricey, precious metallic element to be. Luckily, researchers at 3M's Fuel Cell Component's Program in St. Paul, Minnesota have us covered. 3M has developed technology that will reduce the amount of platinum necessary in a fuel cell system by using nano-catalyst particles that actually make surface atoms more efficient at producing energy. Platinum is needed in fuel cells because no other metals are even close to being as effective at speeding up chemical reactions to make power. 3M is among a handful of fuel cell system suppliers in the U.S., and these advancements

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Auto industry steel project to boost efficiency, safety  

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Auto industry steel project to boost efficiency, safety Auto industry steel project to boost efficiency, safety Auto industry steel project to boost efficiency, safety Higher-strength, lighter-weight steels could be coming to a car near you in the near future as part of a U.S. Department of Energy advanced manufacturing initiative. July 11, 2013 Professor Emmanuel De Moor performing heat treatments of machined tensile specimens using molten salt to provide fast and controlled temperature changes to match the "Quench & Partitioning" processing requirements. Professor Emmanuel De Moor performing heat treatments of machined tensile specimens using molten salt to provide fast and controlled temperature changes to match the "Quench & Partitioning" processing requirements. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes | Department of  

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes December 2, 2009 - 5:20pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Doing good deeds for others is what Pete Boogaart in Holland, Mich., is all about. Pete, who's a married empty-nester with four kids, lost his job in January after keeping Americans safe and comfortable by testing car parts for the last 15 years. But through volunteering for a local action agency, he retooled his old skills and scored a new job as a weatherization inspector. His experience using gauges and other testing equipment made him a shoo-in. When he was in the car industry, he used gauges to test everything, down to the latch that holds the center console closed. "There are certain mandatory tests in weatherization that you have to do

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes | Department of  

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes December 2, 2009 - 5:20pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Doing good deeds for others is what Pete Boogaart in Holland, Mich., is all about. Pete, who's a married empty-nester with four kids, lost his job in January after keeping Americans safe and comfortable by testing car parts for the last 15 years. But through volunteering for a local action agency, he retooled his old skills and scored a new job as a weatherization inspector. His experience using gauges and other testing equipment made him a shoo-in. When he was in the car industry, he used gauges to test everything, down to the latch that holds the center console closed. "There are certain mandatory tests in weatherization that you have to do

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Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show |  

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Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show January 12, 2012 - 9:54am Addthis 1 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu with Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 2 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the Dodge Dart's four cylinder, 2.4-liter, 184 horsepower engine block. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 3 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu gets behind the wheel of the new 2013 Dodge Dart. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 4 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the interior of the new 2013 Dodge Dart. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor)

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Obama Administration Awards First Three Auto Loans for Advanced  

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

First Three Auto Loans for Advanced First Three Auto Loans for Advanced Technologies to Ford Motor Company, Nissan Motors and Tesla Motors Obama Administration Awards First Three Auto Loans for Advanced Technologies to Ford Motor Company, Nissan Motors and Tesla Motors June 23, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Today, the Obama Administration announced $8 billion in conditional loan commitments for the development of innovative, advanced vehicle technologies that will create thousands of green jobs while helping reduce the nation's dangerous dependence on foreign oil. The loan commitments announced today by the President include $5.9 billion for Ford Motor Company to transform factories across Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio to produce 13 more fuel efficient models; $1.6 billion

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Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show |  

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Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show Secretary Chu Visits the 2012 North American International Auto Show January 12, 2012 - 9:54am Addthis 1 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu with Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 2 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the Dodge Dart's four cylinder, 2.4-liter, 184 horsepower engine block. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 3 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu gets behind the wheel of the new 2013 Dodge Dart. Image: Hantz Leger (Energy Department Contractor) Date taken: 2012-01-10 00:00 4 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu examines the interior of the new 2013 Dodge

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Building 9401-2 Plating Shop Surveillance and Maintenance Plan  

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This document provides a plan for implementing surveillance and maintenance (S and M) activities to ensure that Building 9401-2 Plating Shop is maintained in a cost effective and environmentally secure configuration until subsequent closure during the final disposition phase of decommissioning. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) G430.1A-2, Surveillance and Maintenance During Facility Disposition (1997), was used as guidance in the development of this plan. The S and M Plan incorporates DOE O 430.1A, Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM) (1998a) direction to provide for conducting surveillance and maintenance activities required to maintain the facility and remaining hazardous and radioactive materials, wastes, and contamination in a stable and known condition pending facility disposition. Recommendations in the S and M plan have been made that may not be requirement-based but would reduce the cost and frequency of surveillance and maintenance activities. During the course of S and M activities, the facility's condition may change so as to present an immediate or developing hazard or unsatisfactory condition. Corrective action should be coordinated with the appropriate support organizations using the requirements and guidance stated in procedure Y10-202, Rev. 1, Integrated Safety Management Program, (Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (LMES), 1998a) implemented at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant and the methodology of the Nuclear Operations Conduct of Operations Manual (LMES, 1999) for the Depleted Uranium Operations (DUO) organization. The key S and M objectives applicable to the Plating Shop are to: Ensure adequate containment of remaining residual material in exhaust stacks and outside process piping, stored chemicals awaiting offsite shipment, and items located in the Radioactive Material Area (RMA); Provide access control into the facility and physical safety to S and M personnel; Maintain the facility in a manner that will protect the public, the environment, and the S and M personnel; Provide an S and M plan which identifies and complies with applicable environmental, safety, and health safeguards and security requirements; and Provide a cost effective S and M program for the plating shop, Building 9401-2.

None

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ACADEMIC MACHINE SHOP SAFETY Procedure: 6.01 Created: 7/2011 Version: 2.0 Revised: 9/30/2013  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ACADEMIC MACHINE SHOP SAFETY Procedure: 6.01 Created: 7/2011 Version: 2.0 Revised: 9, staff and visitors working in any Academic Machine Shop. It defines safety guidelines, training in a machine shop. B. Applicability/Scope Applicability: This policy covers users of all Academic Machine Shops

Jia, Songtao

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Energy Savers: The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency  

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

Savers: The One-Stop Savers: The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency Building America Stakeholder Meeting Austin, TX Jayne Choi, Energy Analyst, CNT Energy March 1, 2012 CNT Center for Neighborhood Technology 33 year-old not-for-profit: 100 employees 2009 MacArthur Award Recipient Four issue areas: - Water - Transportation & community development - Climate - Energy Two affiliates: - CNT Energy - I-GO Car Sharing CNT Energy A division of the Center for Neighborhood Technology dedicated to helping communities and consumers save energy and money with: Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid - Ameren Power Smart Pricing - ComEd Residential Real-Time Pricing Energy Efficient Buildings - Residential - Commercial and municipal buildings Regional Energy Planning - Sustainability plans for municipalities

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Addiction in cyberspace: flow experience on e-shopping  

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The study wants to realise that flow experience as a moderator on online buying behaviour. The object of this research is who is used to internet shopping in Taiwan and the age is between 16 and 30. The result indicates that internet addiction has positive effect on consumer purchase behaviour. And flow experience has positive moderating effect among the relationship between internet addiction and consumer purchase behaviour. Moreover, the level of flow experience has more effect on unplanned buying than planned buying. Thus, supplier can use flow theory and internet to strengthen internet users' flow experience. We should take the phenomenon of internet addiction seriously in Taiwan. Avoiding people who involve internet addiction cost too much. We can take female internet users as potential consumer to be market segmentation and increasing the willingness to pay.

Han-Jen Niu; Chun-Tao Chang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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©2010 Maryland Public Television MotorWeek Transcripts AutoWorld 'Energy Saving Auto Assembly Plants'  

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'Energy Saving Auto Assembly Plants' 'Energy Saving Auto Assembly Plants' JOHN DAVIS: With so much current attention focused on green vehicles, with new alternative fuels, hybrids and advanced power trains hitting the streets every day, it's easy to overlook the efforts by carmakers to improve the way cars and trucks are made. You know manufacturing practices have a tremendous impact on every car's lifelong environmental footprint, so here's a look at three companies for whom the green highway starts right at the factory door. Or in the case of Ford Motor Company's Dearborn Truck Assembly Plant, it starts

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Large steam turbine repair: A survey  

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This report covers a survey taken to document the current state-of-the-art in repairs to large steam turbines. One objective was to provide information to assist utilities in making repair or replacement decisions. The survey revealed that a large number of repairs have been successfully repaired involving both mechanical and welding repair techniques. Repair techniques have been improving in recent years and are being used more frequently. No guidelines or codes exist for the repair of steam turbine components so each repair is primarily controlled by agreement between the utility, contractor and insurer. Types of repairs are reviewed in this report and in addition, the capabilities of various contractors who are currently active in providing repair service. 40 refs., 10 figs., 4 tabs.

Findlan, S.J.; Lube, B. (EPRI Nondestructive Evaluation Center, Charlotte, NC (United States))

1991-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show | Department of Energy  

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

A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show January 12, 2011 - 1:15pm Addthis Kerry Duggan Waking up at 4:30AM is not my idea of fun. But after I witnessed the 6:30AM unveiling of the shiny new Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid at the North American International Auto Show, I got over it. To those who know cars, its lineage is in the #22 Porsche 917 race car, winner of the LeMans in 1971. With a top speed of 140 mph, the new 918 RSR combines the power of a 563-horsepower V-8 engine and a dual inertial flywheel system to produce a total 767-horsepower. On the efficiency side, a Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) allows the two 75-kW flywheels to capture wasted energy when the brakes are applied. The Porsche president said that their goal is to achieve high fuel efficiency in extreme driving

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Auto Pollution: Research Group Charged with Conflict of Interest  

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...has been a vehicle for getting the oil and engine suppliers together on some...separately, depend on the auto or oil industry for a major share of their...people from Phillips Petroleum Co., Marathon Oil Co., another GM man, and one EPA...

Deborah Shaplfy

1973-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show | Department of Energy  

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

A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show A Look Inside the Detroit Auto Show January 12, 2011 - 1:15pm Addthis Kerry Duggan Waking up at 4:30AM is not my idea of fun. But after I witnessed the 6:30AM unveiling of the shiny new Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid at the North American International Auto Show, I got over it. To those who know cars, its lineage is in the #22 Porsche 917 race car, winner of the LeMans in 1971. With a top speed of 140 mph, the new 918 RSR combines the power of a 563-horsepower V-8 engine and a dual inertial flywheel system to produce a total 767-horsepower. On the efficiency side, a Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) allows the two 75-kW flywheels to capture wasted energy when the brakes are applied. The Porsche president said that their goal is to achieve high fuel efficiency in extreme driving

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AutoCAD 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press, 1st edition  

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Learn crucial AutoCAD tools and techniques with this Autodesk Official Press BookQuickly become productive using AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 with this full color Autodesk Official Press guide. This unique learning resource features concise, straightforward ...

Scott Onstott

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab | Department of Energy  

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Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab March 30, 2010 - 2:45pm Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE Unlike most biotechnology students who have to go to a research facility to see scientists in action, those at Greeneville High just need to turn their heads. For the last four years, Larry Cosenza, of C2 Biotechnologies, a one-man shop in Germantown, N.Y, has been working in his basement to construct fusion enzymes, a new technology that converts biomass into energy more easily. But in January, he took over Greeneville High School's agriculture room, a move that will not only expand his workspace and put him steps closer to commercialization but also encourage project-based

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Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan - Developed By NNSA/Nevada Site Office Facility Representative Division  

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July 2003 - Machine Shop Safe Operations July 2003 - Machine Shop Safe Operations Utilize 29 CFR 1910 Utilize applicable LLNL, LANL, DTRA, BN procedures VALUE ADDED FOR: AMTS Contractor Assurance Focus Area AMTS ISM Improvements Focus Area AMTS Safety Precursors/Hazards Analysis Focus Area AMTS Environment, Safety, & Health Division MACHINE SHOP SAFE OPERATIONS Assessment Plan NNSA/Nevada Site Office Independent Oversight Division Performance Objective: The purpose of this assessment is to verify that machine shop operators are provided a safe and healthful workplace which will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses. Criteria: A worker protection program shall be implemented that provides a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause

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Simulating the generic job shop as a multi-agent system  

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A model combining Discrete Event System (DES) and Multi-Agent System (MAS) is proposed to simulate a real-time job shop so that it can work as a test bed to systematically study the performance of control rules and algorithms in dynamic job shop scheduling. A definition of a generic job shop is given considering dynamic events, shop floor layout and the Material Handling System (MHS). It is first simulated as a DES and then implemented as an MAS so that data recording and analysis can be naturally distributed to the most related entities and events can be executed simultaneously at different locations. The state changes of agents and the communication among them are illustrated with state charts and sequential diagrams in Unified Modelling Language (UML). The proposed model is validated with a case study through statistical analysis and comparison with reported works.

R. Zhou; H.P. Lee; A.Y.C. Nee

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of an NC equipment level controller in a hierarchical shop floor control system  

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The methodology of developing an NC equipment controller in a Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) System, which is based on a philosophy of hierarchical shop floor control, is presented in this research. The underlying architecture consists...

Chang, William

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Selected Bibliography on Electric Motor Repair | Department of...  

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Selected Bibliography on Electric Motor Repair Selected Bibliography on Electric Motor Repair The following series of repair documents related to electric motors were produced by...

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Robotic equipment for pipeline repair  

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Hyperbaric welding provides the most reliable method for connection or repair of subsea oil and gas pipelines. Research on hyperbaric arc welding processes indicates that it should be possible to achieve stable welding conditions with Gas Tungsten Arc (GTA) to approximately 600m, and with Gas Metal Arc (GMA) and Plasma Arc to at least 1,000m. These depths are well beyond the limits of manned saturation diving. At the present time the limitation on the maximum depth to which these processes can be applied, in practice, is the requirement for completely diverless operation deeper than approximately 350m. Fully diverless hyperbaric welding is not presently available to the industry but several diverless pipeline repair systems which utilize mechanical connectors have been developed. This paper reviews the present status of mechanized hyperbaric welding systems currently being used in the North Sea and discusses some of the work being done to achieve fully diverless robotic pipeline repair with both welding and connectors.

Gibson, D.E.; Barratt, K.; Paterson, J. [National Hyperbaric Centre, Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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EVSE Features Power Button for Zero Consumption Auto-restart  

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Button for Zero Consumption Auto-restart Button for Zero Consumption Auto-restart Multi Colored Charge Indicator Led Power Indicator EVSE Specifications Grid connection Plug and cord NEMA 6-50 Connector type J1772 Test lab certifications ETL Listed Approximate size (H x W x D inches) 16 x 24 x 6 Charge level AC Level 2 Input voltage 208-240 VAC Maximum input current 30 Amp Circuit breaker rating 40 Amp Test Conditions 1 Test date 10/29/2012 Nominal supply voltage (Vrms) 208.38 Supply frequency (Hz) 59.99 Initial ambient temperature (°F) 64 Test Vehicle 1,3 Make and model 2012 Chevrolet Volt Battery type Li-ion Steady state charge power (AC kW) 3.07 Maximum charge power (AC kW) 3.32 EVSE Test Results

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Ventilation and Energy Saving in Auto Manufacturing Plants  

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Ventilation and Energy Saving in Auto Manufacturing Plants Ventilation and Energy Saving in Auto Manufacturing Plants Speaker(s): Alexander M. Zhivov Date: April 3, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Dr. Alexander Zhivov is currently the chairman of the International Task Force "Autovent International" focusing on environmental problems within the Automotive Industry. This Task Force was formed in 1997 to develop the "Ventilation Guide for Automotive Industry". The guide was to be seen as a building block within the EU sponsored "Industrial Ventilation Design Guide Book" project, covering both theory and applications. In his presentation, Dr. Zhivov will talk about his work with the automotive industry, describe major highlights from the "Ventilation Guide for Automotive Industry" and talk about building, process and HVAC

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AutoCAD discipline layering convention. Revision 1  

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This document is a user`s guide to establishing layering standards for drawing development. Uniform layering standards are established to exchange of AutoCAD datasets between organizations and companies. Consistency in the layering conventions assists the user through logical separation and identification of drawing data. This allows the user to view and plot related aspects of a drawing separately or in combination. The use of color and Linetype by layer is the preferred layering convention method, however to accommodate specific needs, colors and linetypes can also be assigned on an entity basis. New drawing setup files (also identified in AutoCAD documentation as Prototype drawings) use this layering convention to establish discipline drawing layers that are routinely used. Additions, deletions or revisions to the layering conventions are encourage.

Nielsen, B.L.

1995-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Washington Auto Show Spotlight: How Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Work  

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Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are quickly becoming a commercially viable sustainable transportation option for Americans. Unlike gasoline-powered cars, these cutting-edge vehicles are fueled by hydrogen and emit only water. The latest and greatest FCEVs are on display this week at the Washington Auto Show. Learn more about how FCEVs work and what the Energy Department is doing to make them even more energy efficient and cost effective.

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Secretary Chu Speaks at the 2010 Washington Auto Show  

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Secretary Chu lays out a roadmap for how the U.S. can lead the world in making the clean vehicles we need at the 2010 Washington Auto Show. He also announced that the Department of Energy had closed on a $1.4 billion loan to Nissan to build the all-electric LEAF in Tennessee and create up to 1,300 American jobs.

Secretary Chu

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variation in coke properties within the blast-furnace shop  

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In active production at OAO Magnitogorskii Metallurgicheskii Kombinat (MMK), samples of melt materials were taken during shutdown and during planned repairs at furnaces 1 and 8. In particular, coke was taken from the tuyere zone at different distances from the tuyere tip. The mass of the point samples was 2-15 kg, depending on the sampling zone. The material extracted from each zone underwent magnetic separation and screening by size class. The resulting coke sample was averaged out and divided into parts: one for determining the granulometric composition and mechanical strength; and the other for technical analysis and determination of the physicochemical properties of the coke.

E.N. Stepanov; I.I. Mel'nikov; V.P. Gridasov; A.A. Stepanova [OAO Magnitogorskii Metallurgicheskii Kombinat (MMK), Magnitogorsk, (Russian Federation)

2009-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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RCRA Facility Investigation/Remedial Investigation Report with the Baseline Risk Assessment for the 716-A Motor Shops Seepage Basin  

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This document describes the RCRA Facility Investigation/Remedial Investigation/Baseline Risk Assessment of the 716-A Motor Shops Seepage Basin.

Palmer, E.

1997-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Technological Advances in Pipeline Isolation and Repair  

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Pipeline isolation has been practised for many years to implement various repairs. The tools originally applied were simple and...

Dr A. Aldeen

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strongly Incremental Repair Detection Julian Hough  

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Strongly Incremental Repair Detection Julian Hough Dialogue Systems Group Faculty of Linguistics.purver@qmul.ac.uk Abstract We present STIR (STrongly Incremen- tal Repair detection), a system that de- tects speech repairs-theoretic measures from n-gram models as its principal decision features in a pipeline of classifiers detecting

Purver, Matthew

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Beryllium contamination inside vehicles of machine shop workers  

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Inhalation of beryllium particles causes a chronic, debilitating lung disease--chronic beryllium disease (CBD)--in immunologically sensitized workers. Evidence that very low concentrations of beryllium may initiate this chronic disease is provided by incidences of the illness in family members exposed to beryllium dust from workers` clothes and residents in neighborhoods surrounding beryllium refineries. This article describes the results of a cross-sectional survey to evaluate potential take-home beryllium exposures by measuring surface concentrations on the hands and in vehicles of workers at a precision machine shop where cases of CBD had recently been diagnosed. Many workers did not change out of their work clothes and shoes at the end of their shift, increasing the risk of taking beryllium home to their families. Wipe samples collected from workers` hands and vehicle surfaces were analyzed for beryllium content by inductively coupled argon plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES). The results ranged widely, from nondetectable to 40 {micro}g/ft{sup 2} on workers` hands and up to 714 {micro}g/fg{sup 2} inside their vehicles, demonstrating that many workers carried residual beryllium on their hands and contaminated the inside of their vehicles when leaving work. The highest beryllium concentrations inside the workers` vehicles were found on the drivers` floor (GM = 19 {micro}g/ft{sup 2}, GSD = 4.9), indicating that workers were carrying beryllium on their shoes into their vehicles. A safe level of beryllium contamination on surfaces is not known, but it is prudent to reduce the potential for workers to carry beryllium away from the work site.

Sanderson, W.T. [National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH (United States). Div. of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies] [National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH (United States). Div. of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies; Henneberger, P.K. [National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV (United States). Div. of Respiratory Disease Studies] [National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV (United States). Div. of Respiratory Disease Studies; Martyny, J. [Tri-County Health Dept., Commerce, CO (United States)] [Tri-County Health Dept., Commerce, CO (United States); Ellis, K. [Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States). Dept. of Environmental Health] [Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States). Dept. of Environmental Health; Mroz, M.M. [National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO (United States)] [National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO (United States); Newman, L.S. [National jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO (United States)] [National jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO (United States); [Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO (United States)

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U-018: Oracle AutoVue ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerabilities |  

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18: Oracle AutoVue ActiveX Control Insecure Method 18: Oracle AutoVue ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerabilities U-018: Oracle AutoVue ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerabilities October 25, 2011 - 8:45am Addthis PROBLEM: Oracle AutoVue ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerabilities. PLATFORM: The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 20.0.2 build 7910 (AutoVueX.ocx 20.1.1.7910). Other versions may also be affected. ABSTRACT: Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows execution of arbitrary code. reference LINKS: Bugtraq ID: 50321 Secunia Advisory SA46473 Oracle AutoVue IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Successfully exploiting this issue will allow attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the victim's computer within the context of the affected application (typically Internet Explorer) that uses the

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New Lighting Facts Label: Takes the Guess Work Out of Shopping for Light  

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Lighting Facts Label: Takes the Guess Work Out of Shopping for Lighting Facts Label: Takes the Guess Work Out of Shopping for Light Bulbs New Lighting Facts Label: Takes the Guess Work Out of Shopping for Light Bulbs January 25, 2012 - 5:52am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory If you're like me, it sometimes feels overwhelming standing at the store and staring at a big wall of light bulbs, trying to understand all the lighting choices. With new lighting standards taking effect this year, now's a great time switch to energy-saving incandescent, CFL, and LED light bulbs, which are available in most hardware and home improvement retailers. They all are more energy-efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs, and upgrading 15 of the inefficient incandescent light bulbs in your home could

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How Will You Shop for Your Next Vehicle? | Department of Energy  

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How Will You Shop for Your Next Vehicle? How Will You Shop for Your Next Vehicle? How Will You Shop for Your Next Vehicle? July 28, 2011 - 11:41am Addthis On Monday, Shannon talked about how she's been using the online tools from the Advanced Technology Vehicle Data Center (AFDC) to help her decide what type of highly efficient vehicle may be best for her household. The AFDC provides excellent information such as a Light Duty Vehicle Search, an Alternative Fueling Station Locator, and a Hybrid and Plug-in Electric Vehicles section. All of these are helpful if you're wondering what type of vehicle can fit your needs while using the least possible amount of gasoline. In June, Eric's post Driving Home to a Clean Energy Future shared the latest in gasoline, electric, and hybrid vehicle labels. How about you? Are you starting to research vehicles, and if so, what tools

153

A FPTAS for a two-stage hybrid flow shop problem and optimal algorithms for identical jobs  

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In this paper, a two-machine two-stage flow shop problem with flexible tasks is considered. Each job has two tasks: the first task can be processed on either machine, called flexible task, while the second task must be processed on the second machine ... Keywords: Fully polynomial time approximation, Makespan, Scheduling, Two-stage flow shop

Qi Wei; Erfang Shan; Liying Kang

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A first order geometric auto regressive process for boundary layer wind speed simulation  

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Under certain conditions the first order geometric auto regressive (AR) process has statistical properties similar to atmospheric boundary layer wind speed. In this contribution, we investigate ... this stochas...

T. Laubrich; H. Kantz

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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About First Order Geometric Auto Regressive Processes for Boundary Layer Wind Speed Simulation  

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Under certain conditions the first order geometric auto regressive process has statistical properties similar to atmospheric boundary layer wind speed. In this contribution, we investigate ... this stochastic pro...

Thomas Laubrich; Holger Kantz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - auto continuous positive Sample Search...  

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Mathematics 91 Couter Aided DesignDrafting Development Recommendation Summary: , Autodesk and from third parties) and the leadership position that AutoCAD has in the CAD...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - auto-pipe design system Sample Search Results  

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environment 2, 4 sup- ports the design and deployment... of streaming applications on hybrid systems. Auto-Pipe already contains a feder- ated simulation infrastructure... to...

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3-D printed Shelby Cobra highlights ORNL R&D at Detroit Auto...  

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automotive icon, the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is showcasing additive manufacturing research at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in...

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Theory and practice of continuous improvement in shop-floor teams  

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Most publications about Continuous Improvement (CI) stress the importance, and describe practical applications, of CI. Practicable, i.e. useful and usable, theories that help organisations to make appropriate decisions when adopting, implementing, operating and continuously improving a CI system are relatively few. Concentrating on one particular form of CI, i.e., shop-floor improvement teams, the aim of the present article is to contribute to the development of such a practicable theory about CI. Based on insights given by contingency theory and empirical observations, the article explores and explains the functioning of shop-floor improvement teams and their contribution to the CI.

Ellen de Lange-Ros; Harry Boer

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PERI - Auto-tuning Memory Intensive Kernels for Multicore  

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We present an auto-tuning approach to optimize application performance on emerging multicore architectures. The methodology extends the idea of search-based performance optimizations, popular in linear algebra and FFT libraries, to application-specific computational kernels. Our work applies this strategy to Sparse Matrix Vector Multiplication (SpMV), the explicit heat equation PDE on a regular grid (Stencil), and a lattice Boltzmann application (LBMHD). We explore one of the broadest sets of multicore architectures in the HPC literature, including the Intel Xeon Clovertown, AMD Opteron Barcelona, Sun Victoria Falls, and the Sony-Toshiba-IBM (STI) Cell. Rather than hand-tuning each kernel for each system, we develop a code generator for each kernel that allows us to identify a highly optimized version for each platform, while amortizing the human programming effort. Results show that our auto-tuned kernel applications often achieve a better than 4X improvement compared with the original code. Additionally, we analyze a Roofline performance model for each platform to reveal hardware bottlenecks and software challenges for future multicore systems and applications.

Bailey, David H; Williams, Samuel; Datta, Kaushik; Carter, Jonathan; Oliker, Leonid; Shalf, John; Yelick, Katherine; Bailey, David H

2008-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Sleeve installations speed pipeline defect repair  

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Repairing defects in pipelines can be a major challenge for pipeline companies or contractors. To reduce cost and eliminate unscheduled shut downs, pipeline operating companies have adopted ``in-service`` repair methods to restore overall integrity of the pipeline without taking it out of service. Interprovincial Pipe Line Co. has undertaken an aggressive approach to this ``in-service`` repair method by using a developed sleeving system for repairing leaking and non-leaking defects. A structural reinforcement sleeve consists of two non-fillet welded collars (one on each side of the defect) and a full encirclement sleeve welded on top of these collars. The annular space between the pipe and sleeve is filled with a hardenable, non-shrinking epoxy. Three different pressure vessel sleeves can be used for repairing certain defects. They can be used in combination with the pre-stressed sleeve or for independent repairs. This paper reviews the performance and installation of these sleeves.

Friedrich, J.; Smith, J.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single molecule studies of DNA mismatch repair  

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Abstract DNA mismatch repair, which involves is a widely conserved set of proteins, is essential to limit genetic drift in all organisms. The same system of proteins plays key roles in many cancer related cellular transactions in humans. Although the basic process has been reconstituted in vitro using purified components, many fundamental aspects of DNA mismatch repair remain hidden due in part to the complexity and transient nature of the interactions between the mismatch repair proteins and DNA substrates. Single molecule methods offer the capability to uncover these transient but complex interactions and allow novel insights into mechanisms that underlie DNA mismatch repair. In this review, we discuss applications of single molecule methodology including electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, particle tracking, FRET, and optical trapping to studies of DNA mismatch repair. These studies have led to formulation of mechanistic models of how proteins identify single base mismatches in the vast background of matched DNA and signal for their repair.

Dorothy A. Erie; Keith R. Weninger

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Print Date: 30 Oct 2002 Consumer Shopping and Spending Across Retail Formats  

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Print Date: 30 Oct 2002 Consumer Shopping and Spending Across Retail Formats by Edward J. Fox, Alan. Fox, Alan L. Montgomery, and Leonard M. Lodish, All rights reserved. #12;Abstract: Grocery retailers increasingly view other retail formats, particularly mass merchandisers, as a competitive threat. We present

Faloutsos, Christos

164

Web strategies to promote internet shopping: is cultural-customization needed?  

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Building consumer trust is important for new or unknown Internet businesses seeking to extend their customer reach globally. This study explores the question: Should website designers take into account the cultural characteristics of prospective customers ... Keywords: cross-cultural study, internet shopping, trust, web strategies

Choon Ling Sia; Kai H. Lim; Kwok Leung; Matthew K. O. Lee; Wayne Wei Huang; Izak Benbasat

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated heuristics for scheduling multiple order jobs in a complex job shop  

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Scheduling in semiconductor manufacturing involves numerous types of complexities, including assignment of orders to front-opening unified pods (FOUPs), assignment of FOUPs to batches, and batch processing on single or parallel machines in ... Keywords: ACO, ant colony optimisation, constraint programming, hybrid algorithms, job shop scheduling, metaheuristics, multiple order jobs, semiconductor manufacturing, wafer fabrication

Jagadish Jampani; Edward A. Pohl; Scott J. Mason; Lars Monch

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241-AZ-101 Waste Tank Color Video Camera System Shop Acceptance Test Report  

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This report includes shop acceptance test results. The test was performed prior to installation at tank AZ-101. Both the camera system and camera purge system were originally sought and procured as a part of initial waste retrieval project W-151.

WERRY, S.M.

2000-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-correlated behavior of WTI crude oil volatilities: A multiscale perspective  

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In this paper, we investigate the long-range auto-correlated behavior of WTI crude oil volatility series employing multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis. Our findings show that the for small time scales, the auto-correlations of volatilities were multifractal while for large time scales, the auto-correlations were nearly monofractal. Based on multiscale analysis, we also investigate the dynamics of auto-correlations for different intervals of time scales and find that several shocks could make significant effects on the auto-correlated behaviors for small time scales. Analyzing the dynamics of multifractality degrees of auto-correlations for small time scales, we find that the stronger auto-correlations were always related to the lower degrees of multifractality. At last, we have discussions on the determination factors of price behavior, the predictive implications of scaling behavior in volatilities for oil markets and the reasons why long-range auto-correlations of volatility were always strong for both small time scales and large time scales. Our results are very important theoretically and practically.

Yudong Wang; Yu Wei; Chongfeng Wu

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-Networking Technologies for IPv6 Mobile Ad Hoc Networks  

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Auto-Networking Technologies for IPv6 Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Jaehoon Jeong, Jungsoo Park for IPv6 mobile ad hoc networks. The auto-networking technologies consist of IPv6 unicast address. These technologies are based on IPv6's inherent autoconfiguration facility, which can provide ad hoc users

Jeong, Jaehoon "Paul"

169

AutoCAD 2000 Tutor for Engineering Graphics, 1st edition  

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From the Publisher:At Autodesk Press we know that you want your books on AutoCAD out "fast and accurate". So, after rigorous peer and accuracy reviews, we are releasing the latest version of The AutoCAD Tutor for Engineering Graphics fully updated ...

Alan J. Kalameja

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The visualization of data and the user-interface in the Auto-ID World  

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This thesis proposes a framework for user interface (UI) design in the Auto-ID world. The thesis includes the examination of issues related to visualizing data to the user from a top-down perspective in the Auto-ID World. ...

Chandrasekhar, Chaitra

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase AutoCorrelation (PAC) features for noise robust speech recognition  

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In this paper, we introduce a new class of noise robust features derived from an alternative measure of autocorrelation representing the phase variation of speech signal frame over time. These features, referred to as Phase AutoCorrelation (PAC) features ... Keywords: Energy normalization, Inverse cosine, Inverse entropy, MLP feature combination, Noise robust speech recognition, Phase AutoCorrelation (PAC)

Shajith Ikbal; Hemant Misra; Hynek Hermansky; Mathew Magimai-Doss

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Repair Geometric Model by the Healing Method  

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Repairing the panel CAD geometric model is an ... and analyzed by NURBS technology. Through the pipeline method determines the matching-curves border fast...

Di Chi; Wang Weibo; Wen Lishu; Liu Zhaozheng

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tests validate pipeline sleeve repair technique  

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The sleeve-on-sleeve pipeline-repair technique is a viable, acceptable means of repairing sleeves and preventing fluid leakage resulting from fracture of cracked fillet welds at the ends of an existing single-layer sleeve. This technique was conceived by Interprovincial Pipe Line Co. as a means of repair for situations in which one or both of the circumferential fillet welds at the ends of an initial repair sleeve may need to be reinforced. It was necessary to determine whether this technique can be employed without serious impairment of the integrity of the pipelines on which it is to be used.

Kiefner, J.F.; Maxey, W.A. (Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, OH (USA))

1989-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Crews repair transmission lines after Washington wildfire  

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Privacy Publications Tribal Affairs Newsroom Search News Articles... Search Crews repair transmission lines after Washington wildfire 662014 12:00 AM Tweet Page Content BPA...

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Secretary Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in  

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Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech Secretary Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech January 6, 2012 - 4:08pm Addthis Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to Detroit, Mich., next week to highlight the Obama Administration's support for the American automobile industry and the role investing in innovation will play in keeping U.S. workers and companies competitive. Last year, after seven straight years of decline, American auto manufacturers rebounded thanks in part to support from the Administration. All next week, the Department of Energy will be highlighting its investment in the American auto industry. On Tuesday, January 10, Secretary Chu will

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AutoCAD Tutorial # 1: Nidhi Vaid Creating a Footprint Map of a Community Using an Aerial Photograph  

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product for the personal computer available in both DOS and windows by Autodesk, Inc. Anything that canCAD drawings: (Source: AutoDesk Website: www.autodesk.com) #12;AutoCAD Tutorial # 1: Nidhi Vaid Creating

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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International congress on DNA damage and repair: Book of abstracts  

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

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1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of overheating linear accelerator  

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Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) is a proton accelerator that produces high energy particle beams for experiments. These beams include neutrons and protons for diverse uses including radiography, isotope production, small feature study, lattice vibrations and material science. The Drift Tube Linear Accelerator (DTL) is the first portion of a half mile long linear section of accelerator that raises the beam energy from 750 keV to 100 MeV. In its 31st year of operation (2003), the DTL experienced serious issues. The first problem was the inability to maintain resonant frequency at full power. The second problem was increased occurrences of over-temperature failure of cooling hoses. These shortcomings led to an investigation during the 2003 yearly preventative maintenance shutdown that showed evidence of excessive heating: discolored interior tank walls and coper oxide deposition in the cooling circuits. Since overheating was suspected to be caused by compromised heat transfer, improving that was the focus of the repair effort. Investigations revealed copper oxide flow inhibition and iron oxide scale build up. Acid cleaning was implemented with careful attention to protection of the base metal, selection of components to clean and minimization of exposure times. The effort has been very successful in bringing the accelerator through a complete eight month run cycle allowing an incredible array of scientific experiments to be completed this year (2003-2004). This paper will describe the systems, investigation analysis, repair, return to production and conclusion.

Barkley, Walter; Baldwin, William; Bennett, Gloria; Bitteker, Leo; Borden, Michael; Casados, Jeff; Fitzgerald, Daniel; Gorman, Fred; Johnson, Kenneth; Kurennoy, Sergey; Martinez, Alberto; OHara, James; Perez, Edward; Roller, Brandon; Rybarcyk, Lawrence; Stark, Peter; Stockton, Jerry

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human embryonic stem cells for brain repair?  

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...repair compiled by Siddharthan Chandran, Maeve Caldwell and Nick Allen Human embryonic stem cells for brain repair? Su-Chun...stromal cell co-culture system. This type of technique has merits in its simplicity and the differentiated progenies appear to...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated structural repair of a producing FPSO  

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The state of the art in FPSO design is advancing rapidly. The long-term reliability of FPSO systems has improved as maintenance issues, have received greater emphasis in both new-builds and conversions. Despite this new emphasis, problems will still arise and repairs will still be required. Ultimately, the ability of any FPSO to stay on location and on production will depend on the scope of repairs which can be economically performed in-situ. In 1994 and 1995, Marathon Petroleum Indonesia Limited (MPIL) performed an in-situ repair on the FPSO Kakap Natuna. The scope and complexity of this work suggests there are few, if any, limits on in-situ structural repairs which can be successfully performed on a producing FPSO. The use of an integrated execution strategy for the repairs greatly reduced their cost.

Johnson, P.R. [Marathon Oil Co., Houston, TX (United States); Smith, T.A. [Aker Omega Inc., Houston, TX (United States)

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 4 - Pipeline Inspection and Subsea Repair  

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Abstract Pipeline inspection is a part of the pipeline integrity management for keeping the pipeline in good condition. The rules governing inspection are the pipeline safety regulations. In most cases the pipeline is inspected regularly. The pipeline safety regulations require that the operator shall insure that a pipeline is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair. The pipeline inspection includes external inspection and internal inspection. In this chapter, the metal loss inspection techniques are discussed. The subsea pipeline internal inspection is normally carried out through non-destructive testing techniques and technologies by intelligent pigs, such as magnetic-flux leakage technology inn axial and circumferential, ultrasound technologies, eddy-current technologies and other technologies. The repair methods are different for shallow and deep water subsea pipelines. The conventional repair methods are used for shallow water pipeline, but diverless repair and intelligent plus are good for deepwater pipeline repair.

Yong Bai; Qiang Bai

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF PIPELINES REVIEW & EVALUATION OF INTERNAL PIPELINE REPAIR TRIALS REPORT  

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The two broad categories of fiber-reinforced composite liner repair and deposited weld metal repair technologies were reviewed and evaluated for potential application for internal repair of gas transmission pipelines. Both are used to some extent for other applications and could be further developed for internal, local, structural repair of gas transmission pipelines. Evaluation trials were conducted on pipe sections with simulated corrosion damage repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liners, carbon fiber-reinforced composite liners, and weld deposition. Additional un-repaired pipe sections were evaluated in the virgin condition and with simulated damage. Hydrostatic failure pressures for pipe sections repaired with glass fiber-reinforced composite liner were only marginally greater than that of pipe sections without liners, indicating that this type of liner is generally ineffective at restoring the pressure containing capabilities of pipelines. Failure pressure for pipe repaired with carbon fiber-reinforced composite liner was greater than that of the un-repaired pipe section with damage, indicating that this type of liner is effective at restoring the pressure containing capability of pipe. Pipe repaired with weld deposition failed at pressures lower than that of un-repaired pipe in both the virgin and damaged conditions, indicating that this repair technology is less effective at restoring the pressure containing capability of pipe than a carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair. Physical testing indicates that carbon fiber-reinforced liner repair is the most promising technology evaluated to-date. Development of a comprehensive test plan for this process is recommended for use in the next phase of this project.

Robin Gordon; Bill Bruce; Ian Harris; Dennis Harwig; George Ritter; Bill Mohr; Matt Boring; Nancy Porter; Mike Sullivan; Chris Neary

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Record of decision remedial alternative selection for the Central Shops burning/Rubble Pit (631-6G)  

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The Central Shops Burning Rubble Pit is listed as a solid waste management unit at the Savannah River Plant. This report describes the remedial action alternative for the pit.

Palmer, E.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit 631-6G Additonal Sampling and Monitor Well Installation Report  

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The Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit 631-6G was constructed in 1951 as an unlined earthen pit in surficial sediments for disposal and incineration of potentially hazardous substances, such as metals and organic solvents.

Palmer, E. [Westinghouse Savannah River Company, AIKEN, SC (United States)

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diverless pipeline repair clamp: Phase 1  

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Offshore oil and gas developments are underway for water depths beyond which divers can function. The economic lifelines of these projects are the pipelines which will transport the products to shore. In preparation for the day when one of these pipelines will require repair because of a leak, the Pipeline Research Committee of the American Gas Association is funding research directed at developing diverless pipeline repair capabilities. Several types of damage are possible, ranging from latent weld defects on one end of the spectrum to damage resulting in parting of the pipe at the other end. This study is specifically directed toward laying the groundwork for development of a diverless pipeline repair clamp for use in repair of leaks resulting from minor pipe defects. The incentive for a clamp type repair is costs. When compared to replacing a section of pipe, either by welding or by mechanical means, the clamp type repair requires much less disturbance of the pipe, less time, fewer operations and less equipment. This report summarizes (1) capabilities of remotely operated vehicles (ROV's) and associated systems, (2) highlights areas for further research and development, (3) describes the required capabilities of the diverless repairclamp, (4) investigates some alternatives to the diverless clamp, (5) overviews the state of the art in leak repair clamps, and (6) critiques several possible generic clamp concepts.

Miller, J.E.; Knott, B. (Stress Engineering Services, Inc., Houston, TX (United States))

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deepwater pipeline repair technology: A general overview  

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During the life of oil and gas transportation sea lines, periodic inspection, maintenance and repair in case of major damage are the most important tasks to be considered especially in deepwater installations. In particular the capabilities to perform quick and cost effective repairs have been of strategic importance in the eighties for SNAM during the development of the S.A.S. (Submersible Automatic System) a diverless and guidelineless repair system for the 20 inch Transmediterranean sealines. The trials on this prototype were successfully completed in early summer 1992, simulating a complete repair procedure at 610 in water depth. Based on the technology the authors have acquired during the implementation of the system, an upgrading phase aimed at improving the capability to mate the new 26 inch lines is being developed. Considering that at the moment only a few pipeline transportation systems are laid in deep water, but some new installations are foreseen in the near future, technological developments would be necessary in view of different scenarios other than the Mediterranean area. This paper will be focused on an overview of the existing repair technologies and will discuss the possible future pipelines operating scenarios and the envisaged new developments of repair technology. Possible way of approaching and solving in a cost-effective way the needs of Pipeline Operators to have repair systems available will be discussed for the different pipeline scenarios.

Magnelli, G.; Radicioni, A. [Snamprogetti S.p.A., Fano (Italy). Offshore Division

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List | Department of  

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Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List November 30, 2009 - 3:30pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy I don't know about you, but about the last thing I want this year for the holidays is another mustard-yellow sweater. Sure, it's nice to have some extra-warm clothes stashed in the top drawer of the dresser this time of year, but I'm clearly maxed-out in the yellow department. Right around this time of year I start putting together my master list of gifts that I could actually use-you know, things my parents would never buy me unless I told them I needed them. Now, honestly, not all of what I want this year has to do with saving energy and money. I can't think of any

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Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List | Department of  

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Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List November 30, 2009 - 3:30pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy I don't know about you, but about the last thing I want this year for the holidays is another mustard-yellow sweater. Sure, it's nice to have some extra-warm clothes stashed in the top drawer of the dresser this time of year, but I'm clearly maxed-out in the yellow department. Right around this time of year I start putting together my master list of gifts that I could actually use-you know, things my parents would never buy me unless I told them I needed them. Now, honestly, not all of what I want this year has to do with saving energy and money. I can't think of any

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Developments advance subsea pipelaying, inspection, repair  

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Recent advances in laying, inspecting, and repairing pipelines are helping to cut both costs and time. A new dredging system that employs jets to clear a subsea trench for pipelay received trials off Belgium last spring. Also, within the last year, projects in the Middle East and North Sea employed technologies that promise to make inspecting the surface of a subsea pipeline in difficult terrain easier, less time consuming, and therefore less costly. Plus, subsea repair of damaged pipelines may take less time with a new ``stabbable`` pipe connector. The paper describes jet dredging, inspection advance, support software, the North Sea site, and pipeline repair.

NONE

1997-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu Speaks at the 2010 Washington Auto Show | Department of  

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Speaks at the 2010 Washington Auto Show Speaks at the 2010 Washington Auto Show Secretary Chu Speaks at the 2010 Washington Auto Show Addthis Description at the 2010 Washington Auto Show, Secretary Chu lays out a roadmap for how the U.S. can lead the world in making the clean vehicles we need. He also announced that the Department of Energy had closed on a $1.4 billion loan to Nissan to build the all-electric LEAF in Tennessee and create up to 1,300 American jobs. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu Duration 15:14 Topic Vehicles Oil Energy Economy Energy Policy Credit Energy Department Video SECRETARY STEVEN CHU: We are dependent on foreign oil. Right now, transportation fuels are almost totally dependent on petroleum. Our consumption is increasing. Our production is going down. And so how do we break the heavy dependency on foreign oil is one of our issues.

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Secretary Chu Tours the 2013 Washington Auto Show | Department of Energy  

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Tours the 2013 Washington Auto Show Tours the 2013 Washington Auto Show Secretary Chu Tours the 2013 Washington Auto Show January 31, 2013 - 5:04pm Addthis 1 of 10 While at the Washington Auto Show, Energy Secretary Steven Chu visited Nissan to see the 2013 Leaf. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:50 2 of 10 The new Nissan Leaf is being built at the company's Smyrna, Tennessee, Vehicle Assembly Plant -- helping to cut the price of its electric vehicle. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:49 3 of 10 Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses the features of the 2014 Cadillac ELR -- the luxury car built built on the same powertrain platform as the Chevy Volt. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Date taken: 2013-01-31 13:57

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E-Print Network 3.0 - auto on train Sample Search Results  

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on train Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: auto on train Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Structure Compilation: Trading Structure for...

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Auto-America: The Automobile and American Art, Circa 1900-1950  

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support systems that developed to keep the nation mobile. The greater sense of automobility includes the newly built roadways and bridges, automotive factories, garages, gasoline pumps, auto-camps and eventual motels, roadside restaurants that aimed...

Smith, Jerry N.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Moniz Announces Nearly $50 Million to Advance High-Tech, Fuel Efficient American Autos  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

At the Washington Auto Show U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.

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Closed-loop, variable-valve-timing control of a controlled-auto-ignition engine  

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The objective of this study was to develop a closed-loop controller for use on a Controlled-Auto- Ignition (CAI) / Spark-Ignition (SI) mixed mode engine equipped with a variable-valve-timing (VVT) mechanism. The controller ...

Matthews, Jeffrey A., 1970-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of fuel in determining the high load limit of controlled auto-ignition engines  

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Controlled Auto-Ignition (CAI) engines have the potential to increase fuel economy while lowering nitrogen oxide and soot emissions. One hurdle that is currently being faced is the engine's inability to operate at high ...

Maria, Amir Gamal

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Auto-tuning of ASC and Fault Online Selection Device in Intelligent Substation  

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In this chapter, the characteristic of single-phase earth fault in the 10kV isolated neutral distribution network is studied. The application of the auto-tuning of arc suppression coil (ASC) and fault line select...

Haibo Bu; Zhihong Zhang; Fazhang Li

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Product traceability in the pharmaceutical supply chain : an analysis of the auto-ID approach  

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This thesis analyzes how the Auto-ID technology and information infrastructure will change the management and distribution of pharmaceutical products within the health care industry by enabling item level product traceability ...

Bellman, Attilio, 1967-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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T-699: EMC AutoStart Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute...  

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EMC AutoStart Technical Info EMC Support Addthis Related Articles U-047: Siemens Automation License Manager Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service or Execute Arbitrary Code T-639:...

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Micromagnetic study of auto-oscillation modes in spin-Hall nano-oscillators  

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We present a numerical study of magnetization dynamics in a recently introduced spin torque nano-oscillator, whose operational principle relies on the spin-Hall effectspin-Hall nano-oscillators. Our numerical results show good agreement with the experimentally observed behaviors and provide detailed information about the features of the primary auto-oscillation mode observed in the experiments. They also clarify the physical nature of the secondary auto-oscillation mode, which was experimentally observed under certain conditions only.

Ulrichs, H., E-mail: henning.ulrichs@uni-muenster.de; Demidov, V. E.; Demokritov, S. O. [Department of Physics and Center for Nonlinear Science, University of Mnster, Corrensstrae 2-4, 48149 Mnster (Germany)

2014-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint Characterisation for Repair Brazing of Superalloys  

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The restricted weldability of superalloys that can operate at high temperatures and under mechanical loadings, required in modern gas turbines, has lead to the development of repair brazing techniques for vari...

L. S. K. Heikinheimo; A. Laukkanen; J. Veivo

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Encirclement sleeves reduce pipeline repair costs  

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Welded sleeve, or replacement of line repair methods have been used successfully for many years in the pipeline industry but can lead to other difficulties for a pipeline operator. Clock Spring`s composite sleeves have been used in over ten thousand pipeline repairs with pipe sizes ranging from 6- to 56-inches in diameter, all without costly shutdown, welding or purging. Repairs can be completed while the pipeline is fully operational and require only six inches of clearance under the pipe for wrapping the eight thicknesses of the coil. This minimizes costly digging and backfilling over long runs of pipe and necessary shoring for personnel safety. Also it provides a more cost-effective alterative to conventional pipeline repair since special handling, lifting, or installation equipment is not needed. This paper reviews the installation and performance of these sleeves.

NONE

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of composite repair for pipeline anomalies  

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The cost of maintaining the structural integrity of the 650,000 kilometer high-pressure gas gathering and transmission pipeline network is a significant part of the operating budget of the US pipeline industry. To help in controlling thee costs, the Gas Research institute (GRI) has supported research resulting in the development of Clock Spring{reg_sign}, a low-cost fiberglass composite alternative to conventional steel sleeves for transmission line pipe reinforcement and repair. Investigation and development of engineering guidelines have been completed. Field validation of laboratory research on application of Clock Spring as a repair for corrosion and mechanical damage defects is in progress. This paper presents an overview of composite repair technology for pipeline corrosion and mechanical damage defects. It summarizes the results and conclusions of modeling and experiments on reinforcement and repair of both corrosion and mechanical damage (i.e., dent and gouge) pipeline defects. These investigations provide quantitative results on the operating envelope of composite reinforcements and installation requirements that ensure sound and reliable repair of pipeline defects. The paper further summarizes the work to date on field installation in verification of composite repair performance.

Stephens, D.R. [Battelle, Columbus, OH (United States); Lindholm, U.S. [Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX (United States); Hill, V.L. [Gas Research Inst., Chicago, IL (United States); Block, N. [Clock Spring Co., Houston, TX (United States)

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Energy and Technology Review: Unlocking the mysteries of DNA repair  

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DNA, the genetic blueprint, has the remarkable property of encoding its own repair following diverse types of structural damage induced by external agents or normal metabolism. We are studying the interplay of DNA damaging agents, repair genes, and their protein products to decipher the complex biochemical pathways that mediate such repair. Our research focuses on repair processes that correct DNA damage produced by chemical mutagens and radiation, both ionizing and ultraviolet. The most important type of DNA repair in human cells is called excision repair. This multistep process removes damaged or inappropriate pieces of DNA -- often as a string of 29 nucleotides containing the damage -- and replaces them with intact ones. We have isolated, cloned, and mapped several human repair genes associated with the nucleotide excision repair pathway and involved in the repair of DNA damage after exposure to ultraviolet light or mutagens in cooked food. We have shown that a defect in one of these repair genes, ERCC2, is responsible for the repair deficiency in one of the groups of patients with the recessive genetic disorder xeroderma pigmentosum (XP group D). We are exploring ways to purify sufficient quantities (milligrams) of the protein products of these and other repair genes so that we can understand their functions. Our long-term goals are to link defective repair proteins to human DNA repair disorders that predispose to cancer, and to produce DNA-repair-deficient mice that can serve as models for the human disorders.

Quirk, W.A.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Energy Efficiency Optimization of Joining Processes on Shop Floor and Process Chain Level  

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Abstract Research has shown that the energy demand for manufacturing processes is frequently dominated by secondary consumers, especially since these are often neither controlled nor accounted for by corresponding primary processes. Secondary consumers are often continuously operating on high load, independent of the supported core processes operational state e.g. downtimes. This perception has lead to a methodical approach, calculating an energetic performance indicator that can be actively influenced by both, manufacturing and technology planning as well as production planning. The case presented focuses a joining application wherein the detailed analysis on the shop floor lead to approaches on process chain level.

Christian Mose; Nils Weinert

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selective batch crushing in the coal-preparation shop at OAO NTMK  

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In September 2004, after reconstruction at OAO Nizhnetagil'skii Metallurgicheskii Kombinat (NTMK), blast furnace 6 went into operation for the production of vanadium from hot metal. At the startup of furnace 6, besides optimising its composition; it was decided to restore selective crushing of the coal batch using pneumatic and mechanical separation in the third unit of the coal preparation shop. Additional increase in the mechanical strength of coke by 1.5-2.0% was predicted with a 0.5-1.0% decrease in wear.

N.A. Berkutov; Yu.V. Stepanov; P.V. Shtark; L.A. Makhortova; N.K. Popova; D.A. Koshkarov; N.V. Tsarev [OAO Nizhnetagil'skii Metallurgicheskii Kombinat (NTMK)(Russian Federation)

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

207

E-Print Network 3.0 - auto diagnosis operation Sample Search...  

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Repair of Faults of Robot Control Software Gerald Steinbauer, Martin M... for autonomous mobile robots. The pre- sented diagnosis system uses model-based diagnosis ... Source:...

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Repair of mismatched basepairs in mammalian DNA  

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We have concentrated on three specific areas of our research plan. Our greatest emphasis is on the role of single strand nicks in influencing template strand selection in mismatch repair. We have found, that the ability of a nick in one strand to influence which strand is repaired is not a simple function of distance from the mismatched site but rather that an hot spot where a nick is more likely to have an influence can exist. The second line was production of single-genotype heteroduplexes in order to examine independently the repair of T/G and A/C mispairs within the same sequence context as in our mixed mispair preparations. We have shown preparations of supercoiled heteroduplex can be prepared that were exclusively T/G or exclusively A/C at the mispair site. The third effort has been to understand the difference in repair bias of different cell lines or different transfection conditions as it may relate to different repair systems in the cell. We have identified some of the sources of variation, including cell cycle position. We hope to continue this work to more precisely identify the phase of the cell cycle.

Taylor, J.H.; Hare, J.T.

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Fabrication Flaws in Reactor Pressure Vessel Repair Welds  

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This paper describes the fabrication flaw distribution and characterization in the repair weld metal of reactor pressure vessels. This work indicates that the large flaws occur in these repairs. These results show that repair flaws are complex in composition and sometimes include cracks on the repair ends. Parametric analysis using an exponential fit is performed on the data. A description of repair flaw morphology is provided. Fabrication flaws in repairs are characterized using high sensitivity nondestructive ultrasonic testing, validation by other nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques, and complemented by destructive testing.

Schuster, George J.; Doctor, Steven R.

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program | Department  

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Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program U.S. Department of Energy Issues Rules for Auto Loan Program November 5, 2008 - 4:47pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today the U.S. Department of Energy issued an Interim Final Rule that implements the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program authorized by section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The FY09 Continuing Resolution provided DOE with funding to make up to $25 billion in direct loans to eligible applicants for the costs of reequipping, expanding, and establishing manufacturing facilities in the United States to produce advanced technology vehicles, and components for such vehicles. These vehicles must provide meaningful improvements in fuel economy performance. In the FY09 Continuing Resolution, Congress required DOE to issue to issue

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Auto Fuel Efficiency ToolSet | Open Energy  

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Auto Fuel Efficiency ToolSet Global Fuel Economy Initiative Auto Fuel Efficiency ToolSet Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Global Fuel Economy Initiative Auto Fuel Efficiency ToolSet Agency/Company /Organization: FIA Foundation, International Energy Agency, International Transport Forum, United Nations Environment Programme Focus Area: Vehicles Topics: Best Practices Website: www.unep.org/transport/gfei/autotool/ This tool is designed to provide policymakers and interested individuals and groups with overviews of policy tools and approaches to improving fleet-wide automobile fuel efficiency and promote lower CO2 and non-CO2 emissions from cars, along with case studies that depict these approaches from developed and developing countries. How to Use This Tool

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As Auto X Reaches the Finish Line, a New Race Begins | Department of Energy  

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As Auto X Reaches the Finish Line, a New Race Begins As Auto X Reaches the Finish Line, a New Race Begins As Auto X Reaches the Finish Line, a New Race Begins September 17, 2010 - 4:20pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs When the Automotive X Prize competition began back in March of 2008, the organizers laid out an ambitious goal: inspire a new generation of viable, safe and super fuel-efficient vehicles capable of achieving 100 miles per gallon or the energy equivalent (MPGe). The response they received was staggering -- 136 vehicle design proposals from teams across the globe, all eager to innovate and set a new standard for energy efficiency. In the two years since the competition was announced, the field thinned through various stages of competition, evaluation and testing. Not content

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Repairable chip bonding/interconnect process  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A repairable, chip-to-board interconnect process which addresses cost and testability issues in the multi-chip modules. This process can be carried out using a chip-on-sacrificial-substrate technique, involving laser processing. This process avoids the curing/solvent evolution problems encountered in prior approaches, as well is resolving prior plating problems and the requirements for fillets. For repairable high speed chip-to-board connection, transmission lines can be formed on the sides of the chip from chip bond pads, ending in a gull wing at the bottom of the chip for subsequent solder.

Bernhardt, Anthony F. (Berkeley, CA); Contolini, Robert J. (Livermore, CA); Malba, Vincent (Livermore, CA); Riddle, Robert A. (Tracy, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Tank Remote Repair System Conceptual Design  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document describes two conceptual designs for a Tank Remote Repair System to perform leak site repairs of double shell waste tank walls (Types I, II, III, and IIIA) from the annulus space. The first concept uses a magnetic wall crawler and an epoxy patch system and the second concept uses a magnetic wall crawler and a magnetic patch system. The recommended concept uses the magnetic patch system, since it is simpler to deliver, easier to apply, and has a higher probability of stopping an active leak.

Kriikku, E.

2002-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

215

Development of a composite repair system for reinforcing offshore risers  

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A research program was conducted to investigate the application of composite materials in repairing corroded offshore risers, leading to the development of an optimized repair using a hybrid carbon/E-glass system. The objective of this research...

Alexander, Christopher Richard

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

216

In-service repair of main pipelines by welding  

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A new approach to the repair of main pipelines by welding without removing them from service ... failure risk; safety of welding works on pipeline under pressure; use of different variants of repair by welding; s...

V. I. Makhnenko; V. S. But; O. I. Oleinik

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Improving the Design Reliability of Petroleum Pipeline Components on Repair  

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Developments are considered that may appreciably improve the design reliability in the repair of petroleum pipeline components.

I. N. Karelin

218

Accessing and Utilizing Satellite and Aerial Imagery Data in AutoCAD Map 3D and Autodesk MapGuide  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Accessing and Utilizing Satellite and Aerial Imagery Data in AutoCAD® Map 3D and Autodesk MapGuide® Speakers Blair Tinker, DigitalGlobe, Inc Chris Becwar, DigitalGlobe, Inc Peter Southwood, Autodesk GS300-2 The latest versions of AutoCAD Map 3D and Autodesk MapGuide make accessing, utilizing, and sharing earth

Ahmad, Sajjad

219

AutoDVS: An Automatic, General-Purpose, Dynamic Clock Scheduling System for Hand-Held Devices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of service while reduc- ing energy consumption. We describe our implementation of AutoDVS which consists tasks executing alone and concurrently. Our re- sults indicate that AutoDVS decreases energy consumption General Terms Measurement, Performance Keywords Voltage Scaling, Prediction, Power Consumption, Resource

Krintz, Chandra

220

Strongly Incremental Repair Detection Julian Hough1,2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in a pipeline of classifiers detecting the the different stages of repairs. Results on the Switchboard disStrongly Incremental Repair Detection Julian Hough1,2 1 Dialogue Systems Group Faculty of London m.purver@qmul.ac.uk Abstract We present STIR (STrongly Incremen- tal Repair detection), a system

Purver, Matthew

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Pipeline incidents and emergency repair in the North Sea  

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The failures of submarine pipelines in the North Sea, and the response of pipeline operators are first discussed. Against this background, the methods currently available for submarine pipeline repairs are reviewed. The Emergency Pipeline Repair Services available are described, and some future developments in the field of submarine pipeline repair are briefly outlined.

Wood, G.D.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff | Department of Energy  

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Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff November 24, 2009 - 3:34pm Addthis Joshua DeLung The wind used to howl around the doors and through the attic of Thomas Lee's house. It's an older brick home with poor insulation located just outside the city limits of Tyronza, Ark. The furnace never seemed to kick off in the winter, and keeping his family warm was a constant battle, Thomas says, one that cost him close to $100 extra each month in the winter. Thomas is 51 years old and lives with his wife and two teenage sons. When his two-bedroom home was weatherized in August, the 15-year U.S. Navy veteran experienced the effects of the Recovery Act first-hand when he could really use it. After his 13-year auto manufacturing job, where he was most recently a

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Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff | Department of Energy  

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Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff Arkansan Worker Cuts Bills After Auto Job Layoff November 24, 2009 - 3:34pm Addthis Joshua DeLung The wind used to howl around the doors and through the attic of Thomas Lee's house. It's an older brick home with poor insulation located just outside the city limits of Tyronza, Ark. The furnace never seemed to kick off in the winter, and keeping his family warm was a constant battle, Thomas says, one that cost him close to $100 extra each month in the winter. Thomas is 51 years old and lives with his wife and two teenage sons. When his two-bedroom home was weatherized in August, the 15-year U.S. Navy veteran experienced the effects of the Recovery Act first-hand when he could really use it. After his 13-year auto manufacturing job, where he was most recently a

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Fall 2012 Auto Folding Clothes Drying Rack Global Project  

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PENNSTATE Department of Mechanical Engineering Fall 2012 Auto Folding Clothes Drying Rack ­ Global, and rotating clothes drying rack. The main client for the rack is a woman in South Korea who is confined rack for our client that she can use easily from her wheelchair. A secondary objective is to develop

Demirel, Melik C.

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Unsupervised Spectral Ranking for Anomaly and Application to Auto Insurance Fraud Detection  

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Unsupervised Spectral Ranking for Anomaly and Application to Auto Insurance Fraud Detection Ke proposed SRA significantly surpasses existing outlier-based fraud detection methods. In addition, based for a fraud detection problem remains crucial. Keywords: unsupervised learning, fraud detection, rare class

Li, Yuying

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A spatiotemporal auto-regressive moving average model for solar radiation  

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1). Solar radiation, averaged over ten minute intervals, was recorded at each site for two yearsA spatiotemporal auto-regressive moving average model for solar radiation C.A. Glasbey and D, is important in many hydrological, agricultural and energy contexts. To assess solar energy potential, data

Stone, J. V.

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FuelEff&PhysicsAutosSanders FUEL EFFICIENCY AND THE PHYSICS OF AUTOMOBILES1  

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FuelEff&PhysicsAutosSanders 1 FUEL EFFICIENCY AND THE PHYSICS OF AUTOMOBILES1 Marc Ross, Physics in the operation of a modern automobile are expressed in terms of simple algebraic approximations. One purpose-engine thermodynamic efficiency, and engine and transmission frictions. The analysis applies to today's automobiles

Edwards, Paul N.

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An Introductory Analysis of Auto-ID Applications in the Department of Defense Supply Chains  

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Daniel W. Engels, Robin Koh, Elaine Lai, Edmund W. Schuster Auto-ID Center, Massachusetts Institute of responsibilities to protect U.S. interests around the world. In discharging these responsibilities, the DoD must variety of items, 4) unsta- ble demand, 5) moving end points, 6) emphasis on reliability and maintenance

Brock, David

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Hierarchical Segmentation of Surfaces Embedded in for Auto-Body Painting  

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. INTRODUCTION AND PRIOR WORK Robots are widely used for spray-painting in the automotive industry. OwingHierarchical Segmentation of Surfaces Embedded in R3 for Auto-Body Painting Prasad N. Atkar Aaron components. Index Terms-- segmentation, automation, coverage, trajectory planning, spray painting. I

Choset, Howie

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M:\\Security Reinstatement Procedures (Auto Lockout).sjm.09132011 HR Security Access Reinstatement  

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M:\\Security Reinstatement Procedures (Auto Lockout).sjm.09132011 HR Security Access Reinstatement section, indicate "restore access prior to lockout". Leave the bottom section (adding and removing roles sign the form for approval. 2. Print the lock-out email notification received from DoIT and attach

Adali, Tulay

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M:\\Security Reinstatement Procedures (Auto Lockout).sjm.09132011 HR Security Access Reinstatement  

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M:\\Security Reinstatement Procedures (Auto Lockout).sjm.09132011 HR Security Access Reinstatement Profile section, indicate "restore access prior to lockout". Leave the bottom section (adding and removing authority sign the form for approval. 2. Print the lock-out email notification received from DoIT and attach

Adali, Tulay

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A hybrid artificial neural network: computer simulation approach for scheduling a flow shop with multiple processors  

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Depending on the characteristics of the manufacturing system and production objectives, dispatching rules have different efficiencies. In this regard, a multiattribute combinatorial dispatching (MACD) decision problem for scheduling a flow shop with multiple processors environment is presented in this paper. We propose a hybrid artificial neural network (ANN) simulation approach as a valid and superior alternative for solving the MACD decision problem. ANNs are one of the commonly used meta-heuristics and are a proven tool for solving complex optimisation problems. The hybrid approach is capable of modelling a non-linear and stochastic problem. Feed forward, multilayered neural network meta-models were trained through the back propagation learning algorithm to provide a complex MACD problem. The solution quality is illustrated by a case study from a multilayer ceramic capacitor manufacturing plant. The manufacturing lead times produced by the hybrid ANN simulation model turned out to be as valid and superior to the conventional simulation model.

Ali Azadeh; Arash Naghavi; Mohsen Moghaddam

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Actions to promote energy-efficient electric motor repair  

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Electric motors are repaired 2-3 times over their lifetime. Poor repair practices, particularly widespread in developing countries, can lead to a significant increase in motor losses. It is estimated that worldwide poor repair leads to annual electricity losses of approximately 40 TWh, representing 20 Mtons of CO2 emissions. The main objective of this paper is to provide a technical basis for designing demand side management actions, which address the motor repair market. This paper brings into focus motor repair process trends, energy-efficient motors, typical repair process, actions to promote energy-efficient motor repair, energy-efficient motor rebate schemes to replace old, badly damaged motors and the factors influencing payback. This paper will be useful to energy policy makers, and Demand Side Management (DSM) staff in energy agencies and electric utilities.

Aníbal T. de Almeida; Fernando J.T.E. Ferreira

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RTE.ie News Sport Business Entertainment Television Radio RT Aertel Performing Groups RT Guide About Mobile Edition Fashion Food Motors Jobs Travel Property Shop Weather Live TV  

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About Mobile Edition Fashion Food Motors Jobs Travel Property Shop Weather Live TV Search Search Web of the Middle East, particularly the likes of Saudi Arabia, the picture we get in our heads is one

Sóbester, András

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Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair: Kirtland Air Force Base Leak Detection and Repair Program  

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Best Management Practice Best Management Practice Case Study #3 Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair Kirtland Air Force Base - Leak Detection and Repair Program Overview Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB) performed an award winning leak detection and repair program in 2006. The results of the project are saving Kirtland AFB 179 million gallons each year, which is over 16% of the total water use at the base. Kirtland AFB is located on 52,000 acres, southeast and adjacent to Albuquerque, New Mexico. The area is a high altitude desert, only receiving about 8 inches of rain each year. Kirtland AFB draws water from an under- ground aquifer via seven production wells through- out the base. The base also has access to water from the City of Albuquerque. The underground water

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Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair: Kirtland Air Force Base Leak Detection and Repair Program  

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Best Management Practice Best Management Practice Case Study #3 Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair Kirtland Air Force Base - Leak Detection and Repair Program Overview Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB) performed an award winning leak detection and repair program in 2006. The results of the project are saving Kirtland AFB 179 million gallons each year, which is over 16% of the total water use at the base. Kirtland AFB is located on 52,000 acres, southeast and adjacent to Albuquerque, New Mexico. The area is a high altitude desert, only receiving about 8 inches of rain each year. Kirtland AFB draws water from an under- ground aquifer via seven production wells through- out the base. The base also has access to water from the City of Albuquerque. The underground water

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An Open Architecture Platform for Demand Resources from AutoDR and MBCx:  

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An Open Architecture Platform for Demand Resources from AutoDR and MBCx: An Open Architecture Platform for Demand Resources from AutoDR and MBCx: National Virtual Power Plant Speaker(s): Jung In Choi Date: December 20, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Philip Haves The presentation lays out the technology and business model for National Virtual Power Plant (NVPP). NAPP is a Korean initiative to develop a cluster of demand resources from consumers by peak reduction or energy saving. Demand resources from NVPP are collectively traded in the open architecture platform for energy market. The platform enables 3rd parties to develop new business models and applications through open API s. It will bring a long tail market for demand response and energy efficiency in small and medium size buildings as well as large ones. Automated Demand

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New types of nonlinear auto-correlations of bivariate data and their applications  

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The paper introduces new types of nonlinear correlations between bivariate data sets and derives nonlinear auto-correlations on the same data set. These auto-correlations are of different types to match signals with different types of nonlinearities. Examples are cited in all cases to make the definitions meaningful. Next correlogram diagrams are drawn separately in all cases; from these diagrams proper time lags/delays are determined. These give rise to independent coordinates of the attractors. Finally three dimensional attractors are reconstructed in each case separately with the help of these independent coordinates. Moreover for the purpose of making proper distinction between the signals, the attractors so reconstructed are quantified by a new technique called ellipsoid fit.

Sanjay Kumar Palit; Sayan Mukherjee; D. K. Bhattacharya

2014-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Quantification of Repair of  

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Quantification of Repair of Low-Dose-Induced DNA Double-Strand Quantification of Repair of Low-Dose-Induced DNA Double-Strand Breaks in Diploid Human Cells Authors: David Schild,1 and Larry H. Thompson,2 Institutions: 1Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and 2BBR Program, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Double-strand breaks (DSBs) are the biochemical lesions of primary concern in radiation related health effects. Compelling evidence from rodent and chicken model systems indicates that homologous recombinational repair (HRR) plays an essential role for cell viability in the repair of spontaneous DSBs arising during DNA replication and an important role in the repair of IR-induced DSBs. IR-induced DSBs are also repaired by error-prone nonhomologous end joining (NHEJ). Using hTERT-immortalized

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Rapid pipeline repair technology for war damage recovery. Technical note  

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This report documents the development of three experimental pipeline couplers for rapid repair of fuel lines damaged in an attack. The experimental couplers are: (1) the Cold Forge coupler, (2) the Internal Coupler, and (3) the Inflatable Seal Coupler. The focus of the evaluation was to determine the feasibility of rapidly repairing bomb-damaged fuel lines with each coupler, particularly underground pipelines made of carbon steel. Evaluating the feasibility of repair with each coupler was based on such aspects as installations speed and effectiveness. The test results confirmed that each coupler could be used during base recovery, operations to rapidly and effectively repair a fuel pipeline that may be out-of-round or highly misaligned. Recommended that each experimental coupler be taken into advanced development for extensive testing and field evaluation. Base recovery, Expedient pipeline repair, Utility repair.

Anguiano, G.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On fuel selection in controlled auto-ignition engines : the link between intake conditions, chemical kinetics, and stratification  

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The objective of this research is to examine the impact fuel selection can have on the high-load limit in a stratified Compression Auto-Ignition (CAI) engine. This was accomplished by first studying the validity of the ...

Maria, Amir Gamal

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Resolution Quantitative Auto-Radiography to determine microscopic distributions of B-10 in neutron capture therapy  

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The success of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) is heavily dependent on the microscopic distribution of B-10 in tissue. High Resolution Quantitative Auto-Radiography (HRQAR) is a potentially valuable analytical tool ...

Harris, Thomas C. (Thomas Cameron)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of polarization and focusing on laser pulse driven auto-resonant particle acceleration  

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The effect of laser polarization and focusing is theoretically studied on the final energy gain of a particle in the Auto-resonant acceleration scheme using a finite duration laser pulse with Gaussian shaped temporal envelope. The exact expressions for dynamical variables viz. position, momentum, and energy are obtained by analytically solving the relativistic equation of motion describing particle dynamics in the combined field of an elliptically polarized finite duration pulse and homogeneous static axial magnetic field. From the solutions, it is shown that for a given set of laser parameters viz. intensity and pulse length along with static magnetic field, the energy gain by a positively charged particle is maximum for a right circularly polarized laser pulse. Further, a new scheme is proposed for particle acceleration by subjecting it to the combined field of a focused finite duration laser pulse and static axial magnetic field. In this scheme, the particle is initially accelerated by the focused laser field, which drives the non-resonant particle to second stage of acceleration by cyclotron Auto-resonance. The new scheme is found to be efficient over two individual schemes, i.e., auto-resonant acceleration and direct acceleration by focused laser field, as significant particle acceleration can be achieved at one order lesser values of static axial magnetic field and laser intensity.

Sagar, Vikram; Sengupta, Sudip; Kaw, Predhiman [Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar-382428 (India)] [Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar-382428 (India)

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Window Replacement, Rehabilitation, & Repair Guides- Building America Top Innovation  

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Building America team Building Science Corporation guides contractors through several options for repairing or replacing old windows to improve air sealing and thermal performance.

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Underwater Pipeline Repair in Difficult Seabed Conditions: Problems and Solutions  

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This paper examines the application of innovative technology to significantly reduce the time for a major repair to a 36 inch diameter buried submarine pipeline.

B. A. Jones; N. Wright

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling repairable system reliability with explanatory variables and repair and maintenance actions  

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......However, in general, in RMs...overhaul of an engine (a midlife...used with diesel engines...g. from diesel engines, such as...is a quite general model, and...analysis of diesel engine failure data...systems with general repair......

Diederik Lugtigheid; agan Banjevic; Andrew K. S. Jardine

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-DR and Pre-cooling of Buildings at Tri-City Corporate Center  

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Auto-DR and Pre-cooling of Buildings at Tri-City Corporate Center Auto-DR and Pre-cooling of Buildings at Tri-City Corporate Center Title Auto-DR and Pre-cooling of Buildings at Tri-City Corporate Center Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-3348e Year of Publication 2008 Authors Yin, Rongxin, Peng Xu, and Sila Kiliccote Keywords auto-dr, building energy simulation tool, demand response, demand shifting (pre-cooling), DRQAT, market sectors, pre-cooling, technologies, testbed tools and guides, thermal mass Abstract Over the several past years, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has conducted field tests for different pre-cooling strategies in different commercial buildings within California. The test results indicated that pre-cooling strategies were effective in reducing electric demand in these buildings during peak periods. This project studied how to optimize pre-cooling strategies for eleven buildings in the Tri-City Corporate Center, San Bernardino, California with the assistance of a building energy simulation tool - the Demand Response Quick Assessment Tool (DRQAT) developed by LBNL's Demand Response Research Center funded by the California Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program. From the simulation results of these eleven buildings, optimal pre-cooling and temperature reset strategies were developed. The study shows that after refining and calibrating initial models with measured data, the accuracy of the models can be greatly improved and the models can be used to predict load reductions for automated demand response (Auto-DR) events. This study summarizes the optimization experience of the procedure to develop and calibrate building models in DRQAT. In order to confirm the actual effect of demand response strategies, the simulation results were compared to the field test data. The results indicated that the optimal demand response strategies worked well for all buildings in the Tri-City Corporate Center. This study also compares DRQAT with other building energy simulation tools (eQUEST and BEST). The comparison indicate that eQUEST and BEST underestimate the actual demand shed of the pre-cooling strategies due to a flaw in DOE2's simulation engine for treating wall thermal mass. DRQAT is a more accurate tool in predicting thermal mass effects of DR events.

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Availability Analysis of Repairable Computer Systems and Stationarity Detection  

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Availability Analysis of Repairable Computer Systems and Stationarity Detection Bruno Sericola computer system and we assume, as usual, that the system is modeled by a finite Markov process. We propose of performability measures. Index TermsÐRepairable computer systems, dependability, availability, performability

Sericola, Bruno

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Proceedings of design, repair, and refurbishment of steam turbines  

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This book reports on the proceedings of design, repair and refurbishment of steam engines. Topics covered include: Advisor/Expert Systems for Steam Turbines; Moisture Effects on the Operating and Performance of Steam Turbines; Turbine Steam Path Development; Repair and Refurbishment of the Electric Generator Components; and Advanced Steam Turbine Designs.

Warnock, A.S. (Lehigh Univ., PA (United States))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Criteria for the Repair of Fabrication Flaws  

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Section III of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code for nuclear power plant components requires radiographic examinations (RT) of welds and requires repairs for RT indications that exceed code acceptable sizes. This paper describes research that has generated data on welding flaws, which indicated that the largest flaws occur in repaired welds. The fabrication flaws were detected in material removed from cancelled nuclear power plants using high sensitivity Nondestructive Examination (NDE) and validated by complementary NDE and destructive testing. Evidence suggests that repairs are often for small and benign RT indications at locations buried within the vessel or pipe wall. Probabilistic fracture mechanics calculations are described in this paper to predict the increases in vessel and piping failure probabilities caused by the repair-induced flaws. Calculations address failures of embrittled vessel welds for pressurized thermal shock (PTS) transients and piping failures caused by fatigue crack growth. For vessels the small flaws, which are relatively common, can cause brittle fracture, such that the rarely encountered repair flaws of large sizes gave only modestly increased failure probabilities. Calculations for piping show that only relatively large fabrication flaws can cause failures because of the ductile nature of the piping material. The large repair flaws therefore significantly increased the failure probabilities. The paper recommends the use of more discriminating ultrasonic examinations in place of RT examinations along with repair criteria based on a fitness-for-purpose approach that minimize the number of unjustified repairs.

Doctor, Steven R.; Schuster, George J.; Simonen, Fredric A.

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway Genes and Oral Premalignant Lesions  

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...repair protein XPA binds replication protein A (RPA). J Biol Chem 1995;270:4152-7. 18 van Gool AJ, Citterio E, Rademakers S, et al. The Cockayne syndrome B protein, involved in transcription-coupled DNA repair, resides in an RNA polymerase...

Yunfei Wang; Margaret R. Spitz; J. Jack Lee; Maosheng Huang; Scott M. Lippman; Xifeng Wu

2007-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Cable Repair Ship H.M.T.S. Monarch  

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... -6), members of the general public had an opportunity of inspecting the Post Office cable repair ship Monarch, which was lying in the Thames off the Tower. This ship ... fitted out with the special gear necessary for carrying out all the operations required in cable laying and repair, on which service she is at sea for most of the ...

1934-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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DNA repair: Dynamic defenders against cancer and aging  

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You probably weren't thinking about your body's cellular DNA repair systems the last time you sat on the beach in the bright sunshine. Fortunately, however, while you were subjecting your DNA to the harmful effects of ultraviolet light, your cells were busy repairing the damage. The idea that our genetic material could be damaged by the sun was not appreciated in the early days of molecular biology. When Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA in 1953 [1], it was assumed that DNA is fundamentally stable since it carries the blueprint of life. However, over 50 years of research have revealed that our DNA is under constant assault by sunlight, oxygen, radiation, various chemicals, and even our own cellular processes. Cleverly, evolution has provided our cells with a diverse set of tools to repair the damage that Mother Nature causes. DNA repair processes restore the normal nucleotide sequence and DNA structure of the genome after damage [2]. These responses are highly varied and exquisitely regulated. DNA repair mechanisms are traditionally characterized by the type of damage repaired. A large variety of chemical modifications can alter normal DNA bases and either lead to mutations or block transcription if not repaired, and three distinct pathways exist to remove base damage. Base excision repair (BER) corrects DNA base alterations that do not distort the overall structure of the DNA helix such as bases damaged by oxidation resulting from normal cellular metabolism. While BER removes single damaged bases, nucleotide excision repair (NER) removes short segments of nucleotides (called oligonucleotides) containing damaged bases. NER responds to any alteration that distorts the DNA helix and is the mechanism responsible for repairing bulky base damage caused by carcinogenic chemicals such as benzo [a]pyrene (found in cigarette smoke and automobile exhaust) as well as covalent linkages between adjacent pyrimidine bases resulting from the ultraviolet (UV) component of sunlight. NER can be divided into two classes based on where the repair occurs. NER occurring in DNA that is not undergoing transcription (i.e., most of the genome) is called global genome repair (GGR or GGNER), while NER taking place in the transcribed strand of active genes is called transcription-coupled repair (TCR or TC-NER). We will explore NER in more detail below. Mismatch repair (MMR) is another type of excision repair that specifically removes mispaired bases resulting from replication errors. DNA damage can also result in breaks in the DNA backbone, in one or both strands. Single-strand breaks (SSBs) are efficiently repaired by a mechanism that shares common features with the later steps in BER. Double-strand breaks (DSBs) are especially devastating since by definition there is no intact complementary strand to serve as a template for repair, and even one unrepaired DSB can be lethal [3]. In cells that have replicated their DNA prior to cell division, the missing information can be supplied by the duplicate copy, or sister chromatid, and DSBs in these cells are faithfully repaired by homologous recombination involving the exchange of strands of DNA between the two copies. However, most cells in the body are non-dividing, and in these cells the major mechanism for repairing DSBs is by non-homologous end joining (NHEJ), which as the name implies involves joining two broken DNA ends together without a requirement for homologous sequence and which therefore has a high potential for loss of genetic information.

Fuss, Jill O.; Cooper, Priscilla K.

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DNA damage and repair in human skin in situ  

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Understanding the molecular and cellular origins of sunlight-induced skin cancers in man requires knowledge of the damages inflicted on human skin during sunlight exposure, as well as the ability of cells in skin to repair or circumvent such damage. Although repair has been studied extensively in procaryotic and eucaryotic cells - including human cells in culture - there are important differences between repair by human skin cells in culture and human skin in situ: quantitative differences in rates of repair, as well as qualitative differences, including the presence or absence of repair mechanisms. Quantitation of DNA damage and repair in human skin required the development of new approaches for measuring damage at low levels in nanogram quantities of non-radioactive DNA. The method allows for analysis of multiple samples and the resulting data should be related to behavior of the DNA molecules by analytic expressions. Furthermore, it should be possible to assay a variety of lesions using the same methodology. The development of new analysis methods, new technology, and new biochemical probes for the study of DNA damage and repair are described. 28 refs., 4 figs.

Sutherland, B.M.; Gange, R.W.; Freeman, S.E.; Sutherland, J.C.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a carbon composite overwrap pipeline repair system  

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A relatively new method has been developed to stop external corrosion and structurally reinforce steel pipes by external wrapping of damaged sections using fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials. Several different defect geometries representing corrosion patches on steel pipe were characterized using finite-element analysis, by changing the circumferential length of the defect. Pipe vessels containing these defects along with the composite structural repairs were modeled and the results were compared to field tests to determine the effectiveness of the repairs. It was found that the defect width around the circumference had little impact on the ultimate rupture pressure of the repaired vessel, but influenced the stress state in the underlying pipe substrate.

J.M. Duell; J.M. Wilson; M.R. Kessler

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair-Mediated Duplication by Capture of Proximal Chromosomal DNA Has Shaped Vertebrate Genome  

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computational pipeline that takes advantage of the repetitive structure of genomes to detect repairRepair-Mediated Duplication by Capture of Proximal Chromosomal DNA Has Shaped Vertebrate Genome if not repaired promptly. Experimental systems have shown that DSB repair in eukaryotic cells is often imperfect

Feschotte, Cedric

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Molecular detection and characterization of Cryptosporidium species in household dogs, pet shop puppies, and dogs kept in a school of veterinary nursing in Japan  

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Abstract Members of Cryptosporidium species, which are protozoan parasites, are prevalent worldwide and can cause diarrhoea in both humans and animals, including dogs. In addition, the Cryptosporidium species harboured in dogs have the potential for zoonotic transmission. The purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium species infection and perform molecular characterization of isolates in household dogs, pet shop puppies, and dogs kept in a school of veterinary nursing in Japan. Fresh faecal samples were collected once from 529 household dogs (aged from 2 months to 18 years old, from 9 veterinary clinics located in 6 different regions), 471 pet shop puppies (?3 months old, from 4 pet shops located in 2 different regions), and 98 dogs (aged from 2 to 11 years old) kept in a veterinary nursing school. A nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay targeting the 18S rRNA gene was employed for the detection of Cryptosporidium species, and 111 random samples of PCR amplicons (approximately 500-bp) were sequenced for the molecular characterization of the isolates. The prevalences of Cryptosporidium species in household dogs, pet shop puppies, and veterinary nursing school dogs were 7.2%, 31.6%, and 18.4%, respectively. In household dogs, no significant correlation was observed between the prevalence of Cryptosporidium species and the age (?6 months vs. >6 months), living conditions (indoor vs. outdoor), faecal conditions (formed vs. unformed), and location of residence. In pet shop puppies, the prevalence of Cryptosporidium species was not related to faecal condition; however, the prevalence significantly differed among the pet shops. All of the 111 sequence samples (26 from household dogs, 75 from pet shop puppies, and 10 from veterinary nursing school dogs) were identified as Cryptosporidium canis. The present study demonstrates a high prevalence of Cryptosporidium species infections in pet shop puppies and dogs of a veterinary nursing school in Japan. However, because Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum are the most common causes of human infections, it is likely that the risk of zoonotic transmission of Cryptosporidium species from dogs to humans is low.

Naoyuki Itoh; Yoshino Oohashi; Madoka Ichikawa-Seki; Tadashi Itagaki; Yoichi Ito; Hideharu Saeki; Kazutaka Kanai; Seishiro Chikazawa; Yasutomo Hori; Fumio Hoshi; Seiichi Higuchi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A tissue engineering strategy for integrative cartilage repair  

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Tissue engineering for cartilage repair is a promising approach for improving the healing of articular defects, as biomaterials and growth factors can be supplied directly to a focal lesion. However, integrating neo-tissue ...

Mroszczyk, Keri A

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of Damaged DNA by Arabidopsis Cell Extract  

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...and irradiated at the doses indicated in figure legends...the repair of a model ionizing radiation-induced DNA strand...their genomes from a wide range of genotoxic stresses...Arabidopsis cytology genetics radiation effects Cell Extracts...

Anatoliy Li; David Schuermann; Francesca Gallego; Igor Kovalchuk; Bruno Tinland

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How Do Bacteria Repair Damage from the Sun? | Advanced Photon...  

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| Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed How Do Bacteria Repair Damage from the Sun? JANUARY 22, 2014 Bookmark and Share Modeling of UvrAUvrB SAXS data. Panel A shows the...

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Local collapse of gas pipelines under sleeve repairs  

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Local collapse of the pipe wall under full encirclement sleeve reinforcements is associated with breaks and blow outs that cause large gas losses and abrupt depressurisation in gas pipelines. Although these defects do not represent an imminent risk of failure, they should be eliminated because they impede the normal passage of the instrumented pig for internal inspection. Four failed repairs were experimentally evaluated, and the effects of different geometric factors were numerically assessed via non-linear numerical modelling of fluid flow and pipe response. All possible causes of the appearance of these defects and measures to minimise their occurrence were evaluated. The position of the repaired portion with respect to the blow out, local geometry of the repair and previous defects, and the amount of gas caught in the interstice between the pipe and the reinforcement, have an important part in the event. The measures for the prevention of this problem involve the use of fillers and improved construction of repair sleeves.

J.L Otegui; S Urquiza; A Rivas; A Trunzo

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DNA Damage and Repair in Translational Oncology: An Overview  

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...is a molecular sensor of DNA breaks that facilitates DNA repair and controls genomic stability and apoptosis. PARP inhibitors...PARP-1 inhibitor NSC 737664 entered the NCI clinical development pipeline, we initiated a program to model pharmacodynamic responses...

Eddie Reed

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Image Processing for the Analysis of DNA Repair Dynamics  

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The efficient repair of cellular DNA is essential for the maintenance and inheritance of genomic information. In order to cope with the high frequency of spontaneous and induced DNA damage, a multitude of repair mechanisms have evolved. These are enabled by a wide range of protein factors specifically recognizing different types of lesions and finally restoring the normal DNA sequence. This work focuses on the repair factor XPC (xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group C), which identifies bulky DNA lesions and initiates their removal via the nucleotide excision repair pathway. The binding of XPC to damaged DNA can be visualized in living cells by following the accumulation of a fluorescent XPC fusion at lesions induced by laser microirradiation in a fluorescence microscope. In this work, an automated image processing pipeline is presented which allows to identify and quantify the accumulation reaction without any user interaction. The image processing pipeline comprises a preprocessing stage where the ima...

Riess, Thorsten; Tomas, Martin; Ferrando-May, Elisa; Merhof, Dorit

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair | Department of Energy  

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Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair Solar Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair May 30, 2012 - 2:35pm Addthis Rooftop solar water heaters need regular maintenance to operate at peak efficiency. | Photo from iStockphoto.com Rooftop solar water heaters need regular maintenance to operate at peak efficiency. | Photo from iStockphoto.com Solar energy systems require periodic inspections and routine maintenance to keep them operating efficiently. Also, from time to time, components may need repair or replacement. You should also take steps to prevent scaling, corrosion, and freezing. You might be able to handle some of the inspections and maintenance tasks on your own, but others may require a qualified technician. Ask for a cost estimate in writing before having any work done. For some systems, it may

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Coherent testing and simulation of composite blade repair  

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COHERENT TESTING AND SIMULATION OF COMPOSITE BLADE REPAIR A Thesis by BRIAN GLENN MCNICHOLS 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 1997 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering COHERENT TESTING AND SIMULATION OF COMPOSITE BLADE REPAIR A Thesis by BRIAN GLENN MCNICHOLS Submitted to Texas A&M University In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER...

McNichols, Brian Glenn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Manual HVOF thermal spray repair of nickel aluminum bronze castings  

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Manual high velocity oxyfuel (HVOF) thermal spray repairs were accomplished on a large nickel aluminum bronze propeller castings. The repairs were done on three different configurations of surface defects of up to 100 square inches and as deep as 90 mils. Nickel aluminum bronze alloy powder, sieve sized for the HVOF process, was sprayed. High quality, high coating density, repairs were achieved even on porous areas of the castings. Prior to performance of the repairs, a procedure was qualified in accordance with MIL-STD-1687 and a mock-up simulating the repair was produced. After HVOF spraying of the mock-up, the sprayed surface was sanded, milled, and drilled to determine how finishing of the actual castings would be done. After successful procedure qualification, the HVOF equipment was moved to the job site, metal masking was devised for the spray areas and grit blasting and manual HVOF spraying was done. Results of HVOF coating chemical analyses, bend tests, coating tensile bond strength tests, coating microscopic examinations, and mock-up evaluations are reported along with the spray procedures and techniques used in the repairs.

Brenna, R.T.; McCaw, R.L.; Pugh, J.L.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Deepwater pipeline-repair system deployed to Mediterranean  

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The latest phase in development of a deepwater pipeline-repair system received full-scale trials earlier this summer in Norway and has been deployed on standby for the Trans-Mediterranean pipeline by operator SNAM. In Stavanger harbor in June, Sonsub International Inc.`s Arcos diverless repair system underwent successful shallow-water trials that employed all the system`s equipment. (Arcos is an Italian acronym for attrezzaturre per la riparazione di condotte sottomarine-subsea pipe repair tooling.) The system is the most recent development in an evolution of efforts to develop a diverless pipeline-repair system for deepwater use. The prototype PRS (pipeline repair system) received deepwater (300m) trials offshore southern Italy in 1992. It used two work-class ROVs. In 1995, a modified PRS, renamed the DSRS (diverless sealine repair system), underwent shallow-water trials, also offshore southern Italy, that led to a modification of its pipe-lifting system. In 1997, the DSRS underwent more shallow-water trials, this time in Stavanger, which led to improvement in the spool-installation module. According to Sonsub, this refined version of the Arcos employs a low-force modular concept that is ROV supported and can be adapted quickly and easily to a wide range of pipe sizes.

True, W.R.

1998-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Artificial Neural Network Investigation of the Structural Group Contribution Method for Predicting Pure Components Auto Ignition Temperature  

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Artificial Neural Network Investigation of the Structural Group Contribution Method for Predicting Pure Components Auto Ignition Temperature ... Artificial neural networks were used to investigate several structural group contribution (SGC) methods available in the literature. ... The hidden layer is a single layer with six neurons, and the output layer consists of one neuron representing the predicted AIT property. ...

Tareq A. Albahri; Reena S. George

2003-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Kevin P. Boggs || Office of Technology Transfer || 901.678.1712 || kpboggs@memphis.edu AutoWitness  

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Kevin P. Boggs || Office of Technology Transfer || 901.678.1712 || kpboggs@memphis.edu Auto and lifelong traumatic experience for its victims. #12;Kevin P. Boggs || Office of Technology Transfer || 901://www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-10/brilliant-10-santosh-kumar-sensor-guru #12;Kevin P. Boggs || Office of Technology Transfer

Dasgupta, Dipankar

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AutoJoin: Generalizing an Example into an EDM query Jack Mostow and Bao Hong (Lucas) Tan  

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AutoJoin: Generalizing an Example into an EDM query Jack Mostow and Bao Hong (Lucas) Tan mostow to match by accident. The Session Browser [1] shown in Figure 1 is an EDM tool to view data retrieved' */ AND mcq.end_time = se.step_start_time /* '20090331103359' (03/31/2009 10:33:59 AM) */ AND mcq.machine

Mostow, Jack

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EVSE Features Charge Delay Option Power Light Indicator Eight-segment Progress Indicator Auto-restart  

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Charge Delay Option Power Light Indicator Charge Delay Option Power Light Indicator Eight-segment Progress Indicator Auto-restart EVSE Specifications Grid connection Plug and cord NEMA 6-50 Connector type J1772 Test lab certifications UL Listed Approximate size (H x W x D inches) 10 x 13 x 4 Charge level AC Level 2 Input voltage 240 VAC Maximum input current 30 Amp Circuit breaker rating 40 Amp Test Conditions 1 Test date 10/30/2012 Nominal supply voltage (Vrms) 209.04 Supply frequency (Hz) 59.99 Initial ambient temperature (°F) 64 Test Vehicle 1,3 Make and model 2012 Chevrolet Volt Battery type Li-ion Steady state charge power (AC kW) 3.09 Maximum charge power (AC kW) 3.20 EVSE Test Results 1,2,4

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MM-wave cyclotron auto-resonance maser for plasma heating  

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Heating and Current Drive systems are of outstanding relevance in fusion plasmas, magnetically confined in tokamak devices, as they provide the tools to reach, sustain and control burning conditions. Heating systems based on the electron cyclotron resonance (ECRH) have been extensively exploited on past and present machines DEMO, and the future reactor will require high frequencies. Therefore, high power (?1MW) RF sources with output frequency in the 200 - 300 GHz range would be necessary. A promising source is the so called Cyclotron Auto-Resonance Maser (CARM). Preliminary results of the conceptual design of a CARM device for plasma heating, carried out at ENEA-Frascati will be presented together with the planned R and D development.

Ceccuzzi, S.; Ravera, G. L.; Tuccillo, A. A. [Associazione Euratom-ENEA sulla Fusione, C.R. Frascati, Via Enrico Fermi 45, 00044, Frascati, Roma (Italy); Dattoli, G.; Di Palma, E.; Doria, A.; Gallerano, G. P.; Giovenale, E.; Spassovsky, I.; Surrenti, V. [ENEA UTAPRAD, C.R. Frascati, Via Enrico Fermi 45, 00044, Frascati, Roma (Italy); Mirizzi, F. [Consorzio CREATE, Via Claudio 21, 80125, Napoli (Italy)

2014-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Detailed kinetic models for the low-temperature auto ignition of gasoline surrogates  

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In the context of the search for gasoline surrogates for kinetic modeling purpose, this paper describes a new model for the low-temperature auto-ignition of n-heptane/iso-octane/hexene/toluene blends for the different linear isomers of hexene. The model simulates satisfactory experimental results obtained in a rapid compression machine for temperatures ranging from 650 to 850 K in the case of binary and ternary mixtures including iso octane, 1-hexene and toluene. Predictive simulations have also been performed for the autoignition of n heptane/iso octane/hexene/toluene quaternary mixtures: the predicted reactivity is close to that of pure iso octane with a retarding effect when going from 1- to 3-alkene.

Bounaceur, Roda; Fournet, Ren; Warth, Valrie; Battin-Leclerc, Frdrique

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-oligomerization and hydration of pyrrole revealed by x-ray absorption spectroscopy  

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Near edge x-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) spectra have been measured at the carbon and nitrogen K-edges of the prototypical aromatic molecule, pyrrole, both in the gas phase and when solvated in water, and compared with spectra simulated using a combination of classical molecular dynamics and first principles density functional theory in the excited state core hole approximation. The excellent agreement enabled detailed assignments. Pyrrole is highly reactive, particularly in water, and reaction products formed by the auto-oligomerization of pyrrole are identified. The solvated spectra have been measured at two different temperatures, indicating that the final states remain largely unaffected by both hydration and temperature. This is somewhat unexpected, since the nitrogen in pyrrole can donate a hydrogen bond to water.

Advanced Light Source; Schwartz, Craig P.; Uejio, Janel S.; Duffin, Andrew M.; England, Alice H.; Prendergast, David; Saykally, Richard J

2009-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Using corporate social responsibility benchmarking framework to identify and assess corporate social responsibility trends of real estate companies owning and developing shopping centres  

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Shopping centres that include retail activities have come in for criticism as to their environmental, architectural and social impacts. However, the sector has been applying corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. In an attempt to identify the best practices regarding CSR and trends therein we developed a CSR benchmarking of companies from the real estate sector owning and developing shopping centres. Based on information from websites, annual, environmental and sustainability reports, and customer services departments information, in 2004 and 2010, a comparative CSR benchmarking was performed on 23 real estate companies with shopping centres based in Europe, China, Australia and the USA. The CRS benchmarking framework focused on reported CSR practices and included categories and sub-categories of evaluation in four domains: (1) external results, (2) internal results, (3) management processes and (4) learning and innovation. The framework was inspired by the sustainability balanced scorecard structure. The United Kingdom real estate sectors companies studied did relatively well when evaluated by the framework used in this study. The highest ranked real estate companies applied sustainable or environmental buildings standards and did show a commitment to transparency and CSR disclosure. The positive evolution of CSR practices in the 23 companies studied in 2004 and 2010 may reflect efforts to improve competitiveness and the reputation of the companies with shopping centres through CSR initiatives.

Idalina Dias Sardinha; Lucas Reijnders; Paula Antunes

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STOP: Always work safely around machines. Prepare for a safe job. A variety of machines are used in many campus shops including  

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STOP: Always work safely around machines. Prepare for a safe job. A variety of machines are used in many campus shops including: · Drill presses · Table saws · Band saws · Grinders · Milling machines AACCCCIIDDEENNTTSS THINK: Machines may present real and significant hazards, such as physical entrapment, severe

Rose, Michael R.

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MEMBERS ONLY | Join | Renew | Shop | About | Contact Us | Home ASME.ORG > News & Public Policy > Press Releases > Research Begun on New Fuel Cell Type  

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SEARCH ASME: MEMBERS ONLY | Join | Renew | Shop | About | Contact Us | Home ASME.ORG > News, the magazine reports on a fuel cell that cleans domestic wastewater while producing electrical energy. This new, takes the high concentration of organic matter found in wastewater and coverts it to energy. "Where

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Knowledge Exchange records from 01/04/2013 08/07/2013 CATEGORY 14 -Work shops, exhibitions, demonstrations, and open days presented  

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Knowledge Exchange records from 01/04/2013 ­ 08/07/2013 CATEGORY 14 - Work shops, exhibitions; SILVICULTURE; WOODLAND HERITAGE; CHALARA FRAXINEA; 2014-FR-CAT-14 Abstract: Participated at the Woodland: GARDENING FOCUS; 2014-FR-CAT-14 Abstract: Attended by an audience of thousands. Class: No electronic

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Single molecule techniques in DNA repair: A primer  

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Abstract A powerful new approach has become much more widespread and offers insights into aspects of DNA repair unattainable with billions of molecules. Single molecule techniques can be used to image, manipulate or characterize the action of a single repair protein on a single strand of DNA. This allows search mechanisms to be probed, and the effects of force to be understood. These physical aspects can dominate a biochemical reaction, where at the ensemble level their nuances are obscured. In this paper we discuss some of the many technical advances that permit study at the single molecule level. We focus on DNA repair to which these techniques are actively being applied. DNA repair is also a process that encompasses so much of what single molecule studies benefit searching for targets, complex formation, sequential biochemical reactions and substrate hand-off to name just a few. We discuss how single molecule biophysics is poised to transform our understanding of biological systems, in particular DNA repair.

Craig D. Hughes; Michelle Simons; Cassidy E. Mackenzie; Bennett Van Houten; Neil M. Kad

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways  

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00 Alkyltransferase proteins (AGT) protect cells from the biological effects of DNA damage caused by the addition of alkyl groups (alkylation). Alkyltransferase-like proteins (ATLs) can do the same, but they lack the reactive cysteine residue that allows the alkyltransferase function, and the mechanism for cell protection has remained unknown. To address this mystery, a British-American team lead by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute recently applied a combination of x-ray structural, biochemical, and genetic studies to ATLs in the yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe without and with damaged DNA. By showing how a process called non-enzymatic nucleotide flipping activates ATL-initiated DNA repair, their results may improve our understanding of genomic integrity and responses to DNA damage relevant to pathogens and cancer development.

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Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement | Department of  

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Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement January 6, 2010 - 8:26am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For the past few weeks, my forced-air gas furnace has been on the fritz. I blame this on the fact that I haven't been as diligent as I should have been with regular furnace maintenance, which includes: Checking the condition of the vent connection pipe and chimney Checking the physical integrity of the heat exchanger Adjusting the controls to provide optimum water and air temperature settings for both efficiency and comfort Having a technician perform a combustion-efficiency test Checking the combustion chamber for cracks. Testing for carbon monoxide

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways  

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Alkyltransferase proteins (AGT) protect cells from the biological effects of DNA damage caused by the addition of alkyl groups (alkylation). Alkyltransferase-like proteins (ATLs) can do the same, but they lack the reactive cysteine residue that allows the alkyltransferase function, and the mechanism for cell protection has remained unknown. To address this mystery, a British-American team lead by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute recently applied a combination of x-ray structural, biochemical, and genetic studies to ATLs in the yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe without and with damaged DNA. By showing how a process called non-enzymatic nucleotide flipping activates ATL-initiated DNA repair, their results may improve our understanding of genomic integrity and responses to DNA damage relevant to pathogens and cancer development.

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RECORD OF CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION Hygiene Substation Access Road Repairs  

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Hygiene Substation Access Road Repairs Hygiene Substation Access Road Repairs A. Brief Description of Proposal: Western Area Power Administration proposes to repair the access road/driveway into the Hygiene Substation. There is a low spot in the middle of the driveway that impedes maneuvering oflarge maintenance equipment in and out of the yard. Western plans to fill the low spot with road base and crumbled concrete fill. The Hygiene Substation is located in Boulder County, approximately 2 miles northwest of Longmont, CO (T3N, R69W, Sec 18). All proposed construction will occur within the existing, disturbed substation access road/driveway. B. Number and Title of tile Categorical Exclusion Being Applied: (See text in 10 CFR 1021, Subpart D.) BI.3 Routine maintenance activities and custodial services for buildings, structures,

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways  

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Alkyltransferase proteins (AGT) protect cells from the biological effects of DNA damage caused by the addition of alkyl groups (alkylation). Alkyltransferase-like proteins (ATLs) can do the same, but they lack the reactive cysteine residue that allows the alkyltransferase function, and the mechanism for cell protection has remained unknown. To address this mystery, a British-American team lead by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute recently applied a combination of x-ray structural, biochemical, and genetic studies to ATLs in the yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe without and with damaged DNA. By showing how a process called non-enzymatic nucleotide flipping activates ATL-initiated DNA repair, their results may improve our understanding of genomic integrity and responses to DNA damage relevant to pathogens and cancer development.

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways  

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Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Print Alkyltransferase proteins (AGT) protect cells from the biological effects of DNA damage caused by the addition of alkyl groups (alkylation). Alkyltransferase-like proteins (ATLs) can do the same, but they lack the reactive cysteine residue that allows the alkyltransferase function, and the mechanism for cell protection has remained unknown. To address this mystery, a British-American team lead by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute recently applied a combination of x-ray structural, biochemical, and genetic studies to ATLs in the yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe without and with damaged DNA. By showing how a process called non-enzymatic nucleotide flipping activates ATL-initiated DNA repair, their results may improve our understanding of genomic integrity and responses to DNA damage relevant to pathogens and cancer development.

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The repair and rehabilitation method of Tokyo gas  

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It has been an important matter for gas utilities to maintain their pipelines easily and economically. But pipes that have become old suffer from progressive corrosion, and as a result of vibration caused by traffic or the effects of land subsidence, joints can become loosened. To repair pipes that have suffered in such ways, the usual method to do is to dig them up and replace them with new ones. But this method requires a large amount of excavation, so the work takes a long time to complete and is costly. To deal with these problems, Tokyo Gas developed number of repair and rehabilitation methods to permit renewal of pipelines without replacing them. In this paper, I would like to introduce our repair and rehabilitation methods for low-pressure pipeline. 4 refs., 9 figs., 4 tabs.

Yagi, Shuichi [Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Japan)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Additive manufacturing for in situ repair of osteochondral defects  

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Tissue engineering holds great promise for injury repair and replacement of defective body parts. While a number of techniques exist for creating living biological constructs in vitro, none have been demonstrated for in situ repair. Using novel geometric feedback-based approaches and through development of appropriate printing-material combinations, we demonstrate the in situ repair of both chondral and osteochondral defects that mimic naturally occurring pathologies. A calf femur was mounted in a custom jig and held within a robocasting-based additive manufacturing (AM) system. Two defects were induced: one a cartilage-only representation of a grade IV chondral lesion and the other a two-material bone and cartilage fracture of the femoral condyle. Alginate hydrogel was used for the repair of cartilage; a novel formulation of demineralized bone matrix was used for bone repair. Repair prints for both defects had mean surface errors less than 0.1 mm. For the chondral defect, 42.8 2.6% of the surface points had errors that were within a clinically acceptable error range; however, with 1 mm path planning shift, an estimated ~75% of surface points could likely fall within the benchmark envelope. For the osteochondral defect, 83.6 2.7% of surface points had errors that were within clinically acceptable limits. In addition to implications for minimally invasive AM-based clinical treatments, these proof-of-concept prints are some of the only in situ demonstrations to-date, wherein the substrate geometry was unknown a priori. The work presented herein demonstrates in situ AM, suggests potential biomedical applications and also explores in situ-specific issues, including geometric feedback, material selection and novel path planning techniques.

Daniel L Cohen; Jeffrey I Lipton; Lawrence J Bonassar; Hod Lipson

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repairs for damaged bolt holes in continuous fiber reinforced plastics  

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repair method for damaged bolt holes in such composites. Bolt holes in three types of graphite-epoxy were purposely damaged and then repaired. Each was tested to characterize its static and fatigue behavior. The tests used a special fixture to simulate... composite joints . Bearing-bypass ratio can change the failure mode of bolted composite joints 7 Drilling defects in graphite-epoxy coupons 12 26 The exit side of a IM7/8551-7A 18 ply tape coupon showing the damage due to drilling 27 9 Resin filled...

Copps, Kevin Daniel

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Ice plug employed on subsea pipeline bend during repair  

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The first controlled-temperature ice plug in the bend of an offshore gas trunkline has been carried out for Phillips Petroleum Co. Norway on its Norpipe A.S. platform in the German sector of the North Sea. The procedure was part of a subsea valve repair operation. The ice plug was successfully formed offshore and tested to a differential pressure of 1,450 psi. Repair of two valves required only 5 days during which time gas production was operating at close to 50--60% via the platform bypass, says the service company. The paper discusses the procedure.

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1997-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma among women in Connecticut  

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Several hereditary syndromes characterized by defective DNA repair are associated with high risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). To explore whether common polymorphisms in DNA repair genes affect risk of NHL in th...

Min Shen; Tongzhang Zheng; Qing Lan; Yawei Zhang; Shelia H. Zahm

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Subsea Repair of Concrete Weight Coating on 30? North Sea Pipeline  

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The 30? North Sea Gas Pipeline in the Danish sector had suffered damage ... trawlboards and other heavy fishing gear. To repair this damage several methods of repair were considered to find one which could ... pr...

Erik Reker

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar-assisted auto-cascade heat pump cycle with zeotropic mixture R32/R290 for small water heaters  

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Abstract In this study, a novel solar-assisted auto-cascade heat pump cycle (SAHPC) operating with the zeotropic mixture of R32/R290 for small water heaters is proposed. In the SAHPC system, a cascade heat exchanger (CHEX) associated with a phase separator is used to achieve auto cascade cycle and enhance the overall system performance. The performances of the SAHPC are evaluated by using the developed mathematical model, and then compared with the conventional air-sourced heat pump cycle (CAHPC). Simulation results show the SAHPC has 4.239.85% and 4.379.68% improvements in COP and volumetric heating capacity compared with those of the CAHPC, respectively, under the same operating conditions. However, the improvement of performance of this novel cycle largely depends on the absorbing heat ratio and the zeotropic composition. It is expected that this new cycle will be beneficial to developing dual-source coupled heat pump applications.

Xiaolong Lv; Gang Yan; Jianlin Yu

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Suivi 2D du corps articul avec gestion des auto-occultations 2D Body tracking with self-occlusions handling  

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liens entre les différents membres. La gestion des auto-occultations entre les membres d'une même the target. After an independent search of the most likely positions of each limb, a dynamic programming

Boyer, Edmond

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Auto-calibration of accelerometer data for free-living physical activity assessment using local gravity and temperature: an evaluation on four continents  

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Background: Wearable acceleration sensors are increasingly used for the assessment of free-living physical activity. Acceleration sensor calibration is a potential source of error. This study aims to describe and evaluate an auto-calibration method...

van Hees, Vincent Theodoor; Fang, Zhou; Langford, Joss; Assah, Felix; Mohammad, Anwar; da Silva, Inacio C. M.; Trenell, Michael I.; White, Tom; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Brage, Sren

2014-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Minimum thickness for circumferential sleeve repair fillet welds in corroded gas pipelines  

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The minimum weldable pipe wall thickness for sleeve repair welds is numerically assessed in this work, as a function of pressure during the welding operations of a corroded gas pipeline, according to the approach by Battelle. The minimum weldable thickness is found to increase when the flow rate of the transported gas in the section being repaired increases. Integrity of the repairs is assessed, and alternative measures to momentarily increase the flow in the area of the repair are evaluated.

A.P Cisilino; M.D Chapetti; J.L Otegui

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Remote Connection Systems for Subsea Pipeline Tie-Ins and Repairs  

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The MORGRIP coupling has been used on applications both Topside and for subsea pipeline tie ins and repairs.

Derek Cruickshank; Phil Maxted

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resource-Efficient, Hierarchical Auto-Tuning of a Hybrid Lattice Boltzmann Computation on the Cray XT4  

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We apply auto-tuning to a hybrid MPI-pthreads lattice Boltzmann computation running on the Cray XT4 at National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC). Previous work showed that multicore-specific auto-tuning can improve the performance of lattice Boltzmann magnetohydrodynamics (LBMHD) by a factor of 4x when running on dual- and quad-core Opteron dual-socket SMPs. We extend these studies to the distributed memory arena via a hybrid MPI/pthreads implementation. In addition to conventional auto-tuning at the local SMP node, we tune at the message-passing level to determine the optimal aspect ratio as well as the correct balance between MPI tasks and threads per MPI task. Our study presents a detailed performance analysis when moving along an isocurve of constant hardware usage: fixed total memory, total cores, and total nodes. Overall, our work points to approaches for improving intra- and inter-node efficiency on large-scale multicore systems for demanding scientific applications.

Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Computer Science Department, University of California, Berkeley; Williams, Samuel; Carter, Jonathan; Oliker, Leonid; Shalf, John; Yelick, Katherine

2009-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduced COX-2 Protein in Colorectal Cancer with Defective Mismatch Repair  

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...Protein in Colorectal Cancer with Defective Mismatch Repair 1 1 This work...typic characteristics of defective DNA mismatch repair express...may arise in the setting of defective DNA mismatch repair. INTRODUCTION...sporadic colorectal adenomas and car cinomas (6-7) and in FAP...

William E. Karnes, Jr.; Rebecca Shattuck-Brandt; Lawrence J. Burgart; Raymond N. DuBois; David J. Tester; Julie M. Cunningham; Cheong-Yong Kim; Shannon K. McDonnell; Daniel J. Schaid; and Stephen N. Thibodeau

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Repair of UV Dimers in Skin DNA of Patients with Basal Cell Carcinoma  

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...carcinoma have a reduced capacity to repair UV-induced...after a brief exposure to solar-simulated UV radiation...Therefore, a reduced capacity to repair photolesions...induced in human skin by solar-simulating UV radiation...Grossman L. DNA repair capacity for ultraviolet light-induced...

Dan Segerbck; Malgorzata Strozyk; Erna Snellman; and Kari Hemminki

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and Field-Test Validation of an Assay for DNA Repair in Circulating Human Lymphocytes  

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...as a result of the reduced capacity of patients' cells to repair...Since the UV component of solar radiation exists as the predominant...study. orientation of reduced capacity for DNA repair of UV-irradi...of estrus on the DNA repair capacity of these subjects. The effect...

William F. Athas; Mohammad A. Hedayati; Genevieve M. Matanoski; Evan R. Farmer; and Lawrence Grossman

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inhibition of Short Patch and Long Patch Base Excision Repair by an Oxidized Abasic Site  

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Inhibition of Short Patch and Long Patch Base Excision Repair by an Oxidized Abasic Site ... Inhibition of DNA polymerase ?s lyase function is accompanied by inactivation of its DNA polymerase activity as well, which prevents long patch base excision repair of DOB. ... Overall, DOB is highly refractory to short patch and long patch base excision repair. ...

Lirui Guan; Katarzyna Bebenek; Thomas A. Kunkel; Marc M. Greenberg

2010-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Proteogenomic Analysis Reveals Unanticipated Adaptations of Colorectal Tumor Cells to Deficiencies in DNA Mismatch Repair  

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...related double-strand break repair protein NBN, which are constituents...decreased DNA synthesis and repair in MMR- cells (Fig. 4...application of our newly developed pipeline for the detection of variant...in DNA and RNA synthesis and repair. The driving proteins behind...

Patrick J. Halvey; Xiaojing Wang; Jing Wang; Ajaz A. Bhat; Punita Dhawan; Ming Li; Bing Zhang; Daniel C. Liebler; and Robbert J.C. Slebos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Epigenetic Modifications in Double-Strand Break DNA Damage Signaling and Repair  

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...Focus 10 14 31 DNA Damage and Repair in Translational Oncology...investigators, DNA damage and repair has been a major focus of anticancer...Plummer R . Perspective on the pipeline of drugs being developed with...break DNA damage signaling and repair. Clin Cancer Res 2010;16...

Dorine Rossetto; Andrew W. Truman; Stephen J. Kron; and Jacques Ct

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

304

Contextual Synthetic Lethality and/or Loss of Heterozygosity: Tumor Hypoxia and Modification of DNA Repair  

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...Break DNA Damage Signaling and Repair Dorine Rossetto 1 Andrew W...machineries for chromosomal DNA repair. Genes Dev 2004;18:602-16...Plummer R . Perspective on the pipeline of drugs being developed with...hypoxia and modification of DNA repair. Clin Cancer Res 2010;16...

Norman Chan and Robert G. Bristow

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion Repair and Corrosion Protection of Reinforced Concrete Structures in  

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11/14/2014 1 Corrosion Repair and Corrosion Protection of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Pulp and Paper Mills Vector Construction / Vector Corrosion Technologies www.vectorgroup.com www.vector-corrosion.com Presentation Outline · Introduction · Corrosion of Reinforced Concrete Structures · Protection of Chests

Das, Suman

306

HOW TO REPAIR A SECOND-ORDER SURFACE FOR COMPUTER  

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1 HOW TO REPAIR A SECOND-ORDER SURFACE FOR COMPUTER EXPERIMENTS BY KRIGING Astrid JOURDAN and analysis of computer experiments have been widely investigated in the past decade. Two approaches seem describes and compares them briefly in order to present a methodology for computer experiments based

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

307

Workshop Proceedings: Life Assessment and Repair of Steam Turbine Casings  

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With the trend toward operating steam turbines far beyond their design lives, utilities need methods for assessing and extending the lives of the turbine casings. Consolidating and publishing industry experience on this subject will help utilities make run/replace decisions, select appropriate repair techniques, implement operational changes, and select new designs to meet future needs.

None

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Development/Plasticity/Repair Identification of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Recycling  

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Development/Plasticity/Repair Identification of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Recycling and Its, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 In the CNS, receptor recycling is critical for synaptic plasticity; however, the recycling of receptors has never been observed at peripheral synapses. Using a novel

Alford, Simon

309

USDA Grants to Help Repair Housing in Rural Areas  

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for the Housing Preservation Grant program, which provides funding to repair low-income housing, rental properties, or co-op owned housing. Eligible sponsors include state agencies, local government, Tribes, and nonprofits.

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DNA Damage Repair Pathways in Cancer Stem Cells  

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...reads to the genome was performed using the AB BioScope 1.2 Pipeline and outputs imported into Partek Genomics Suite for analysis...results reveals upregulation of genes and miRNAs involved in DNA repair, angiogenesis, and inhibitors of Estrogen Receptor-alpha...

Marcello Maugeri-Sacc; Monica Bartucci; and Ruggero De Maria

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Thermosetting Polymer-Matrix Composites for Strucutral Repair Applications  

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Several classes of thermosetting polymer matrix composites were evaluated for use in structural repair applications. Initial work involved the characterization and evaluation of woven carbon fiber/epoxy matrix composites for structural pipeline repair. Cyanate ester resins were evaluated as a replacement for epoxy in composites for high-temperature pipe repair applications, and as the basis for adhesives for resin infusion repair of high-temperature composite materials. Carbon fiber/cyanate ester matrix composites and fumed silica/cyanate ester nanocomposites were evaluated for their thermal, mechanical, viscoelastic, and rheological properties as they relate to their structure, chemistry, and processing characteristics. The bisphenol E cyanate ester under investigation possesses a high glass transition temperature, excellent mechanical properties, and unique ambient temperature processability. The incorporate of fumed silica served to enhance the mechanical and rheological properties of the polymer and reduce thermal expansion without sacrificing glass transition or drastically altering curing kinetics. Characterization of the composites included dynamic mechanical analysis, thermomechanical analysis, differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis, rheological and rheokinetic evaluation, and transmission electron microscopy.

William Kirby Goertzen

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Project Final Report: Building a Community Infrastructure for Scalable On-Line Performance Analysis Tools around Open|SpeedShop  

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In this project we created a community tool infrastructure for program development tools targeting Petascale class machines and beyond. This includes tools for performance analysis, debugging, and correctness tools, as well as tuning and optimization frameworks. The developed infrastructure provides a comprehensive and extensible set of individual tool building components. We started with the basic elements necessary across all tools in such an infrastructure followed by a set of generic core modules that allow a comprehensive performance analysis at scale. Further, we developed a methodology and workflow that allows others to add or replace modules, to integrate parts into their own tools, or to customize existing solutions. In order to form the core modules, we built on the existing Open|SpeedShop infrastructure and decomposed it into individual modules that match the necessary tool components. At the same time, we addressed the challenges found in performance tools for petascale systems in each module. When assembled, this instantiation of community tool infrastructure provides an enhanced version of Open|SpeedShop, which, while completely different in its architecture, provides scalable performance analysis for petascale applications through a familiar interface. This project also built upon and enhances capabilities and reusability of project partner components as specified in the original project proposal. The overall project teams work over the project funding cycle was focused on several areas of research, which are described in the following sections. The reminder of this report also highlights related work as well as preliminary work that supported the project. In addition to the project partners funded by the Office of Science under this grant, the project team included several collaborators who contribute to the overall design of the envisioned tool infrastructure. In particular, the project team worked closely with the other two DOE NNSA laboratories Los Alamos and Sandia leveraging co-funding for Krell by ASCs Common Computing Environment (CCE) program as laid out in the original proposal. The ASC CCE co-funding, coordinated through LLNL, was for 50% of the total project funding, with the ASC CCE portion of the funding going entirely to Krell, while the ASCR funding itself was split between Krell and the funded partners. This report covers the entire project from both funding sources. Additionally, the team leveraged the expertise of software engineering researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, who specialize in software framework design, in order to achieve a broadly acceptable component framework. The Component Based Tool Framework (CBTF) software has been released to the community. Information related to the project and the released software can be found on the CBTF wiki page at: http://sourceforge.net/p/cbtf/wiki/Home

Galarowicz, James

2014-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

313

Acceleration of electrons using an inverse free electron laser auto- accelerator  

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We present data from our study of a device known as the inverse free electron laser. First, numerical simulations were performed to optimize the design parameters for an experiment that accelerates electrons in the presence of an undulator by stimulated absorption of radiation. The Columbia free electron laser (FEL) was configured as an auto-accelerator (IFELA) system; high power (MW's) FEL radiation at {approximately}1.65 mm is developed along the first section of an undulator inside a quasi-optical resonator. The electron beam then traverses a second section of undulator where a fraction of the electrons is accelerated by stimulated absorption of the 1.65 mm wavelength power developed in the first undulator section. The second undulator section has very low gain and does not generate power on its own. We have found that as much as 60% of the power generated in the first section can be absorbed in the second section, providing that the initial electron energy is chosen correctly with respect to the parameters chosen for the first and second undulators. An electron momentum spectrometer is used to monitor the distribution of electron energies as the electrons exit the IFELA. We have found; using our experimental parameters, that roughly 10% of the electrons are accelerated to energies as high as 1100 keV, in accordance with predictions from the numerical model. The appearance of high energy electrons is correlated with the abrupt absorption of millimeter power. The autoaccelerator configuration is used because there is no intense source of coherent power at the 1.65 mm design wavelength other than the FEL.

Wernick, I.K.; Marshall, T.C.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Acceleration of electrons using an inverse free electron laser auto- accelerator  

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We present data from our study of a device known as the inverse free electron laser. First, numerical simulations were performed to optimize the design parameters for an experiment that accelerates electrons in the presence of an undulator by stimulated absorption of radiation. The Columbia free electron laser (FEL) was configured as an auto-accelerator (IFELA) system; high power (MW`s) FEL radiation at {approximately}1.65 mm is developed along the first section of an undulator inside a quasi-optical resonator. The electron beam then traverses a second section of undulator where a fraction of the electrons is accelerated by stimulated absorption of the 1.65 mm wavelength power developed in the first undulator section. The second undulator section has very low gain and does not generate power on its own. We have found that as much as 60% of the power generated in the first section can be absorbed in the second section, providing that the initial electron energy is chosen correctly with respect to the parameters chosen for the first and second undulators. An electron momentum spectrometer is used to monitor the distribution of electron energies as the electrons exit the IFELA. We have found; using our experimental parameters, that roughly 10% of the electrons are accelerated to energies as high as 1100 keV, in accordance with predictions from the numerical model. The appearance of high energy electrons is correlated with the abrupt absorption of millimeter power. The autoaccelerator configuration is used because there is no intense source of coherent power at the 1.65 mm design wavelength other than the FEL.

Wernick, I.K.; Marshall, T.C.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental assessment for the expansion and operation of the Central Shops Borrow Pit at the Savannah River Site  

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The Department of Energy (DOE) prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) to assess the potential environmental impacts of the proposed expansion and operation of an existing borrow pit at the Savannah River Site (SRS), located near Aiken, South Carolina. A borrow pit is defined as an excavated area where material has been dug for use as fill at another location. The proposed action would entail the areal enlargement, continued operation, and eventual close-out of the established facility known as the Central Shops Borrow Pit. Operations at SRS supporting waste site closure and the construction and maintenance of site facilities and infrastructure require readily available suitable soil for use as fill material. With the recent depletion of the other existing on-site sources for such material, DOE proposes to expand the existing facility. The National Environmental Policy Act requires the assessment of environmental consequences of Federal actions that may affect the quality of the human environment. Based on the potential for impacts described herein, DOE will either publish a Finding of No Significant Impact or prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies | ornl.gov  

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Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies March 26, 2010 Graduate student teams from the University of Arkansas and the University of Maryland earned first place in the energy and security categories at the 2010 GVC hosted by ORNL March 24-26. The competition, in its fourth year, attracts students developing new technologies and venture investors with expertise in the market. The first-prize winners each received $25,000. Douglas Hutchings, Stephen Ritterbush, and Seth Shumate from Arkansas won first place in the energy division for Silicon Solar Solutions. "Our method replaces the expensive top layer of solar cells with a thinner, large-grain polysilicon at lower temperatures, which reduces cost and is appealing to manufacturers," said Ritterbush.

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Freeze plug proves safe, economical in riser repair  

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In October 1992, Exxon Pipeline Co., Houston, performed in the Gulf of Mexico what the company believes to have been the first underwater freeze-plug procedure. To form a plug, water in a small section of the pipe is frozen with liquid nitrogen. In partially replacing a 10-in. riser at South Marsh Island Block 6A, Exxon Pipeline worked closely with a freeze-plug service company to minimize environmental and personnel exposure and to avoid the chance of an oil spill. The freeze plug reduced the time the pipe was open-ended during the repair, and hydrotesting the freeze plug area and repair section ensured integrity. The paper describes onshore testing of the procedures, pre-work surface cleaning, and the freeze-plug procedure.

Nelson, M.J. [Exxon Co. U.S.A., New Orleans, LA (United States)

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Providing protection: Agencies receive funding to repair, upgrade dams  

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Story by Kathy Wythe tx H2O | pg. 26 Providing protection Agencies receive funding to repair, upgrade dams along with local partners, can apply for grant funds, he said. Construction of the dams began through four federal authorizations... totaling about $11 million. Of the 343 dams currently classified as high hazard, Scattered across Texas are almost 2,000 nondescript, earthen dams built on private land to protect property, roads, and bridges from flood damages. Some of these dams...

Wythe, Kathy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 32 - Cellular Signaling in Dentin Repair andRegeneration  

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Abstract Injury to the dentin-pulp complex results in a variety of cellular responses that determine tooth vitality and survival. Initially, these responses center on the odontoblasts as the first line of defense and environmental sensors, but will subsequently encompass other cells in the pulp with a complex interplay being seen between regenerative responses involving odontoblasts and the inflammation associated with pulpal responses to injury. Local degradation of dentin matrix following injury will release bioactive molecules contributing to cellular signaling. While tissue repair and regeneration will likely occur only when infection and inflammation are under control, low-level cytokine stimulation during the earlier stages of dental disease, and possibly as resolution of inflammation ensues, may facilitate and promote reparative events. Whether odontoblasts survive the injurious challenge will determine if reactionary or reparative dentinogenesis occurs during repair and regeneration in the dentin-pulp complex. Notably the complexity of cellular responses is significantly greater for reparative dentinogenesis where stem/progenitor cell recruitment and induction of differentiation are required prior to up-regulation of cellular secretion of new matrix. Angiogeneic and neurogenic signaling are also important events during repair and regeneration. Improved understanding of cellular signaling following tooth injury helps underpin our approaches to diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as driving novel strategies for translation of new clinical therapeutic approaches.

Anthony (Tony) J. Smith; Paul R. Cooper

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Managed operation and repair of a deteriorating large diameter pipeline  

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Since 1986, Brandon Shores Generating Station has successfully managed a recurring maintenance problem with the buried prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) of its circulating water system. It is the intent of this paper to provide a history of the plant`s approach to safely operating and maintaining the deteriorating pipe of this system. This paper will briefly discuss the results of failure analysis performed on the ruptured pipe. Findings of engineering studies addressing the structural integrity of the remaining pipeline will be discussed. The inspection methodology used at Brandon Shores to periodically assess the pipe will be described. Several methods of pipe repair, both external and internal will be detailed. Particular focus will be placed on an internal repair design successfully implemented on two pipe sections during a 1993 plant outage. This internal repair resulted in no loss of hydraulic section, and was erected in-place using conventional materials which were entirely transported through 36 inch manholes. The pipeline was placed back in service and has performed satisfactorily to date.

Cramblitt, K.L. [Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, Baltimore, MD (United States); Lawson, T.J. [Construction Technology Laboratories Inc., Skokie, IL (United States); Ciolko, A.T. [Construction Technology Labs. Inc., Skokie, IL (United States)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPEAK4IT: MULTIMODAL INTERACTION IN THE WILD MICHAEL JOHNSTON AND PATRICK EHLEN  

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to specifying queries by voice (e.g., "bike repair shops near the Golden Gate Bridge") users can combine speech

Fisher, Kathleen

322

Speak4it: Multimodal Interaction for Local Search Patrick Ehlen  

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. In addition to specifying queries by voice (e.g., "bike repair shops near the golden gate bridge") users can

Fisher, Kathleen

323

Design criteria document, Maintenance Shop/Support Facility, K-Basin Essential Systems Recovery, Project W-405  

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During the next 10 years a substantial amount of work is scheduled in the K-Basin Area related to the storage and eventual removal of irradiated N-Reactor fuel. Currently, maintenance support activities are housed in existing structures that were constructed in the early 1950`s. These forty-year-old facilities and their supporting services are substandard, leading to inefficiencies. Because of numerous identified deficiencies and the planned increase in the numbers of K-Basin maintenance personnel, adequate maintenance support facilities that allow efficient operations are needed. The objective of this sub-project of Project W-405 is to provide a maintenance and storage facility which meets the K-Basin Maintenance Organization requirements as defined in Attachment 1. In Reference A, existing guidelines and requirements were used to allocate space for the maintenance activities and to provide a layout concept (See Attachment 2). The design solution includes modifying the existing 190 K-E building to provide space for shops, storage, and administration support functions. The primary reason for the modification is to simplify siting/permitting and make use of existing infrastructure. In addition, benefits relative to design loads will be realized by having the structure inside 190K-E. The new facility will meet the Maintenance Organization approved requirements in Attachment 1 relating to maintenance activities, storage areas, and personnel support services. This sub-project will also resolve outstanding findings and/or deficiencies relating to building fire protection, HVAC requirements, lighting replacement/upgrades, and personnel facilities. Compliance with building codes, local labor agreements and safety standards will result.

Strehlow, M.W.B.

1994-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA | Department of Energy  

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"Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA April 18, 2011 - 1:20pm Addthis Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science What are the key facts? Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source produces x-ray light that shines a billion times bright than the sun. Scientists discovered the motor that drives the actual repair of the DNA repair machine called MRN, which is tethered to the rest of the machine in a fairly flexible fashion. Further insight into MRN and other DNA repair machines may also give scientists new insights into fighting some cancers as well as other diseases such as cystic fibrosis. With the arrival of spring, many families are dusting off their tools to make some home improvements. It's worth remembering that nature also has

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Development of Baseline Monthly Utility Models, Stabilization of Data Logging Environment and Development of Metering Plan and Shopping List for Fort Hood, Texas  

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sensors) at *ue west substation, and the installation of the ESL's Monitor software for use by the Energy Office at the base. The objective of Task C is to provide a metering plan and shopping list of necessary data points to provide CERL with energy... and EModel, and it was found that EModel gave more accurate modeling results than PRISM, and therefore EModel was used in the analysis. For Task B, a weather station that includes temperature, humidity and solar sensors was installed at the west substation...

Saman, N. F.; Reddy, T. A.; Haberl, J. S.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Significance of changes in residual stresses and mechanical properties due to SMAW repair of girth welds in linepipe  

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This program assessed the effects of SMAW repair welding on changes in surface residual stress distribution, fracture toughness and hardness around girth weld joints in linepipe. The following types of repair welds were studied: a part wall repair, a multiple part wall repair and full wall repair. The results were compared with a non-repaired weld sample. It was found that for the weld samples studied in this program, the full wall repair produced the most severe residual stress distribution followed by the multiple and single part wall repairs. The single repair only slightly increased the residual stress distribution when compared to the as-welded condition. Dramatic reductions in toughness were found in the multiple and full repairs due to coarse-grained regions produced during the repair operations. The single part wall repair exhibited an increase in toughness as a result of the addition of a cosmetic capping pass which resulted in greater grain refinement. This suggests that repair procedures utilizing a stringer or temper bead technique may reduce the effect of weld repairs on toughness.

McGaughy, T.; Boyles, L.

1990-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

327

Power spectra and auto correlation analysis of hyperfine-induced long period oscillations in the tunneling current of coupled quantum dots  

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We outline power spectra and auto correlation analysis performed on temporal oscillations in the tunneling current of coupled vertical quantum dots. The current is monitored for ?2325 s blocks as the magnetic field is stepped through a high bias feature displaying hysteresis and switching: hallmarks of the hyperfine interaction. Quasi-periodic oscillations of ?2 pA amplitude and of ?100 s period are observed in the current inside the hysteretic feature. Compared to the baseline current outside the hysteretic feature the power spectral density is enhanced by up to three orders of magnitude and the auto correlation displays clear long lived oscillations about zero.

Harack, B.; Leary, A.; Coish, W. A.; Hilke, M. [Department of Physics, McGill University, Ernest Rutherford Building, 3600 rue University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T8 (Canada); Yu, G.; Gupta, J. A. [National Research Council of Canada, M50, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6 (Canada); Payette, C.; Austing, D. G. [Department of Physics, McGill University, Ernest Rutherford Building, 3600 rue University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T8, Canada and National Research Council of Canada, M50, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6 (Canada)

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice #3: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair  

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A distribution system audit, leak detection, and repair programs help Federal facilities reduce water losses and make better use of limited water resources.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anemia dna repair Sample Search Results  

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Laboratory Workshop Recent Development in DNA Repair Studies" Feb, 2009, NIRS, Chiba, Japan 2... , Matsumoto T, Niwa O. Radiation induction of delayed recombination in ......

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Using 3D Painting to Build and Repair Parts | GE Global Research  

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a part or add material to repair an existing part. Cold spray is part of GE's expanded additive manufacturing toolkit. nteneh Kebbede, Manager of the Coating and Surface...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arthroscopic instability repair Sample...  

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arthroscopically... of arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs: double-row ... Source: Holzbau, Katherine R.S. - Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wake Forest University Collection:...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - abdominal wall repair Sample Search Results  

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fluid-structure interaction in Summary: of fluid-structure interaction in abdominal aor- tic aneurysms: initial wall stress effects 25 3... of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)....

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An integrated structural health monitoring approach to composite-based pipeline repair.  

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??One of the most common problems in the structural integrity of industrial pipelines is external corrosion. Composite materials have been accepted as a repair option (more)

Abd Murad, Mahadi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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13 - Maintenance and repair of gas turbine components  

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Abstract: Material selection is a key factor in gas turbine performance and lifecycle cost because it has a central influence in the maintenance of the gas turbine.1 Further, the operation of a gas turbine does result in gas path degradation2 that impacts lifecycle costs and eventually design, manufacture, material choice and maintenance.3 A component repair programme that minimizes maintenance costs and maximizes equipment availability can be instituted to meet or improve lifecycle cost. This chapter presents the key factors influencing the need for maintenance and the choices available.

T. lvarez Tejedor; R. Singh; P. Pilidis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetics of x-ray induced double strand break repair in saccharomyces cerevisiae  

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The possible fates of x-ray-induced double-strand breaks in Saccharomyces cerevisiae were examined. One possible pathway which breaks can follow, the repair pathway, was studied by assaying strains with mutations in the RAD51, RAD54, and RAD57 loci for double-strand break repair. In order of increasing radiation sensitivity one finds: rad57-1(23/sup 0/)> rad51-1(30/sup 0/)> rad54-3(36/sup 0/). At 36/sup 0/, rad54-3 cells cannot repair double-strand breaks, while 23/sup 0/, they can. Strains with the rad57-1 mutation can rejoin broken chromosomes at both temperatures. However, the low survival at 36/sup 0/ shows that the assay is not distinguishing large DNA fragments which allow cell survival from those which cause cell death. A rad51-1 strain could also rejoin broken chromosomes, and was thus capable of incomplete repair. The data can be explained with the hypothesis that rad54-3 cells are blocked in an early step of repair, while rad51-1 and rad57-1 strains are blocked in a later step of repair. The fate of double-strand breaks when they are left unrepaired was investigated with the rad54-3 mutation. If breaks are prevented from entering the RAD54 repair pathway they become uncommitted lesions. These lesions are repaired slower than the original breaks. One possible fate for an uncommitted lesion is conversion into a fixed lesion, which is likely to be an unrepairable or misrepaired double-strand break. The presence of protein synthesis after irradiation increases the probability that a break will enter the repair pathway. Evidence shows that increased probability of repair results from enhanced synthesis of repair proteins shortly after radiation. (ERB)

Budd, M.E.

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective hardware for connection and repair of polyethylene pipelines using ultrasonic modification and heat shrinkage. Part 2. Production bases for molding of epoxy repair couplings with shape memory  

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Production bases developed for the molding of epoxy repair couplings with shape memory are described. It is established that maximum deformation of tubular blanks of the epoxy polymers under investigation, whi...

A. E. Kolosov; O. S. Sakharov; V. I. Sivetskii

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE (AFV) INFORMATION Over 98% of the U-M auto passenger fleet is flex fuel vehicles (FFV). A FFV is capable of operating on  

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ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE (AFV) INFORMATION Over 98% of the U-M auto passenger fleet is flex fuel of both. FFV's are equipped with an engine and fuel system designed specifically to be compatible with ethanol's chemical properties. FFV's qualify as alternative fuel vehicles under the Energy Policy Act

Kirschner, Denise

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International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation September 10-13, 2012 Porto, Portugal USE OF AUTO SHREDDER RESIDUES GENERATED BY POST  

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-13, 2012 � Porto, Portugal USE OF AUTO SHREDDER RESIDUES GENERATED BY POST SHREDDER TECHNOLOGY of plastics and residuals metals. This fraction undergoes Post-Shredder Treatments, to extract 30-50 wt characterization of fractions sampled on an industrial line of treatment of automotive residues. The results feed

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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A New Multi-Gaussian Auto-Correlation Function for the Modeling of Realistic Shot Peened Random Rough Surfaces  

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Shot peening is the primary surface treatment used to create a uniform, consistent, and reliable sub-surface compressive residual stress layer in aero engine components. A by-product of the shot peening process is random surface roughness that can affect the measurements of the resulting residual stresses and therefore impede their NDE assessment. High frequency eddy current conductivity measurements have the potential to assess these residual stresses in Ni-base super alloys. However, the effect of random surface roughness is expected to become significant in the desired measurement frequency range of 10 to 100 MHz. In this paper, a new Multi-Gaussian (MG) auto-correlation function is proposed for modeling the resulting pseudo-random rough profiles. Its use in the calculation of the Apparent Eddy Current Conductivity (AECC) loss due to surface roughness is demonstrated. The numerical results presented need to be validated with experimental measurements.

Hassan, W. [Honeywell Aerospace, 111 S. 34th Street, M/S 503-118 Phoenix, AZ 85034 (United States); Blodgett, M. [Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL/MLLP), 2230 10th Street, Suite 1, Dayton, OH 45433 (United States)

2006-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-Calibration and Control Strategy Determination for a Variable-Speed Heat Pump Water Heater Using Optimization  

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This paper introduces applications of the GenOpt optimizer coupled with a vapor compression system model for auto-calibration and control strategy determination towards the development of a variable-speed ground-source heat pump water heating unit. The GenOpt optimizer can be linked with any simulation program using input and output text files. It effectively facilitates optimization runs. Using our GenOpt wrapper program, we can flexibly define objectives for optimizations, targets, and constraints. Those functionalities enable running extensive optimization cases for model calibration, configuration design and control strategy determination. In addition, we describe a methodology to improve prediction accuracy using functional calibration curves. Using the calibrated model, we investigated control strategies of the ground-source heat pump water heater, considering multiple control objectives, covering the entire operation range.

Shen, Bo [ORNL] [ORNL; Abdelaziz, Omar [ORNL] [ORNL; Rice, C Keith [ORNL] [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Excision of Tamoxifen-DNA Adducts by the Human Nucleotide Excision Repair System  

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...Using the reconstituted human excision repair system and synthetic DNA substrates, we found that the four types of tamoxifen-DNA...Using the reconstituted human excision repair system and synthetic DNA substrates, we found that the four types of tamoxifen-DNA...

Shinya Shibutani; Joyce T. Reardon; Naomi Suzuki; Aziz Sancar

2000-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

342

Bridge Damage and Repair Costs from Hurricane Katrina Jamie Padgett1  

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Bridge Damage and Repair Costs from Hurricane Katrina Jamie Padgett1 ; Reginald DesRoches2 ; Bryant to repair or replace the bridges damaged during the hurricane is estimated at over $1 billion. This paper describes the observed damage patterns to bridges, including damage attributed to storm surge, wind, impact

Padgett, Jamie Ellen

343

Models for Mixed Irradiation with a 'Reciprocal-Time' Pattern of the Repair Function  

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......pattern of the repair function (R; Eq. (10)) assuming the...pattern of repair function (R) using the LQ model parameters...P. D., DeLuca, P. M. Jr., Peason, D. W. and Gould...Radiat Res 95: 4556. 3. McNally, N. J., Ronde, J. De......

Shozo Suzuki; Yuri Miura; Shoichi Mizuno; Yoshiya Furusawa

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Optimizing Repair Programs for Consistent Query Answering Monica Caniupan and Leopoldo Bertossi  

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, a logic programming system that implements the stable models semantics, in particular. We also analyze be restored minimally by inserting Q(a) or elim- inating S(a). The repair program contains the following 1Optimizing Repair Programs for Consistent Query Answering Monica Caniupan and Leopoldo Bertossi

Bertossi, Leopoldo

345

Lazy Means Smart: Reducing Repair Bandwidth Costs in Erasure-coded Distributed Storage  

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- ditional bandwidth savings. 1. INTRODUCTION Erasure coding schemes, e.g. Reed-Solomon (RS) codes on the example of Reed-Solomon codes, and then explain the repair bandwidth problem. In an RS(n,k) stor- age scheme. 4. EVALUATION METHODOLOGY Evaluating the efficacy of lazy recovery in reducing repair bandwidth

Alvisi, Lorenzo

346

Myelin repair: the role of stem and precursor cells in multiple sclerosis  

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...repair compiled by Siddharthan Chandran, Maeve Caldwell and Nick Allen Myelin repair: the role of stem and precursor cells in...cells and the foetal and adult CNS (figure 3). There are merits and disadvantages associated with selecting any human-derived...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Evaluating Indoor Exposure Modeling Alternatives for LCA: A Case Study in the Vehicle Repair Industry  

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Evaluating Indoor Exposure Modeling Alternatives for LCA: A Case Study in the Vehicle Repair Industry ... Alternatives for modeling occupational exposure in LCA are evaluated using experimental monitoring data in the vehicle-repair industry. ... In addition to their use in occupational hygiene, exposure models may also be applied in environmental assessments, such as risk assessment (RA) and life-cycle assessment (LCA). ...

Evangelia Demou; Stefanie Hellweg; Michael P. Wilson; S. Katharine Hammond; Thomas E. McKone

2009-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

348

Identification and Dissection of a Complex DNA Repair Sensitivity Phenotype in Baker's Yeast  

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Identification and Dissection of a Complex DNA Repair Sensitivity Phenotype in Baker's Yeast Ann-assisted bulk segregant analysis, we identified one other locus, MKT1, and a QTL on Chromosome VII that also) Identification and Dissection of a Complex DNA Repair Sensitivity Phenotype in Baker's Yeast. PLoS Genet 4(7): e

Kruglyak, Leonid

349

A Centralized, TreeBased Approach to Network Repair Service for Multicast Streaming Media  

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transmission, and can forward (via unicast) packets to other repair servers that did not receive the packets via the original transmission. After a fixed delay on the order of several seconds, a repair server with a transmission that is delayed by a few seconds relative to the original multicast session. However, this delayed

Maxemchuk, Nicholas F.

350

Genetic Variation in the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway and Colorectal Cancer Risk  

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...complex formation and stimulation of XPC repair activity. Mol Cell Biol 1997;17:6924-31. 35 van der Spek PJ, Eker A, Rademakers S, et al. XPC and human homologs of RAD23: intracellular localization and relationship to other nucleotide excision repair...

Sonja I. Berndt; Elizabeth A. Platz; M. Daniele Fallin; Lucy W. Thuita; Sandra C. Hoffman; Kathy J. Helzlsouer

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair welding influence on offshore pipelines residual stress fields: An experimental study  

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Abstract Repair welds, are frequently used in steel structures either to remedy initial fabrication defects, or to rectify in-service degradations of the components. Some previous investigations indicated that repair welding is likely to pose adverse effects on the long-term integrity of the structure exposed to high pressure and temperature actions. It is believed that high residual stresses, associated with the repair process, most probably play an important role in many of subsequent failures. Repair welds might aggravate the size, magnitude and distribution of the tensile residual stresses in the weldments. These adversely affect the component structural integrity and remaining life. So far, no generally accepted guideline is available to provide reliable evaluations on the possible side effects from the repair welding in offshore oil/gas pipelines. This paper reports the result of residual stress measurement on single/double and partial/full repair welds in offshore pipelines. The semi destructive blind hole drilling and destructive sectioning methods have been employed to measure the residual stress fields in each case. In general, the results of the two measurement methods are in reasonable agreement. Residual stresses which are caused by full and partial repairs in the studied samples slightly increased the residual stress distribution when compared to the as-welded condition. Repetition of repair welding in same area influenced the residual stresses' magnitude and distribution especially in areas close to the weld centre line.

M. Zeinoddini; S. Arnavaz; A.P. Zandi; Y. Alizadeh Vaghasloo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Pipeline repair development in support of the Oman to India gas pipeline  

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This paper provides a summary of development which has been conducted to date for the ultra deep, diverless pipeline repair system for the proposed Oman to India Gas Pipeline. The work has addressed critical development areas involving testing and/or prototype development of tools and procedures required to perform a diverless pipeline repair in water depths of up to 3,525 m.

Abadie, W.; Carlson, W.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Rec2 Interplay with both Brh2 and Rad51 Balances Recombinational Repair in Ustilago maydis  

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...recombinational repair system powered by Rad51...recombinational repair system. Here, we have...in the vertebrate system, all five Rad51...catalytic muscle to power recombination...sensitivity and restoration of Rad51 focus formation...King (ed.), Handbook of genetics, vol...

Milorad Kojic; Qingwen Zhou; Michael Lisby; William K. Holloman

2006-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

354

Where do you shop?  

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......details are not being appropriately managed or secured.This is not good for brand respect and awareness, and is certainly bad for...sockets layer (SSL) to provide security and data integrity for internet transactions, thereby securing the information transfer between......

Akif Khan

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Rotating equipment shop testing  

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Poor performance of machinery after commissioning at first draws comments on whether the purchase specification was in order, whether there were any lapses in stage inspection or whether the performance test procedure was inadequate. Attempts are initiated to find out whether there were any deviations in operating conditions from the purchase specifications, inadvertent lapses in operation or any mistakes by the maintenance Dept. It will be of some interest to mention here a difference between operating companies who have taken over existing plants and engineering consulting companies who have engineered and constructed the plants. The specialist rotating machinery group of engineering consultant companies have a good understanding of what can be achieved at the manufacturer's test facility due to repeated dealings with manufacturers. However, operating company understanding varies from one organization to the next. This article gives an overview of rotating machinery with respect to test objectives and field problems.

Godse, A.G. (Kuwait National Petroleum Co., Shuaiba (KW))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Repair of gamma-ray-induced DNA base damage in xeroderma pigmentosum cells  

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The repair of DNA damage produced by /sup 137/Cs gamma irradiation was measured with a preparation from Micrococcus luteus containing DNA damage-specific endonucleases in combination with alkaline elution. The frequency of these endonuclease sensitive sites (ESS) was determined after 54 or 110 Gy of oxic irradiation in normal and xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) fibroblasts from complementation groups A, C, D, and G. Repair was rapid in all cell strains with greater than 50% repair after 1.5 h of repair incubation. At later repair times, 12-17 h, more ESS remained in XP than in normal cells. The frequency of excess ESS in XP cells was approximately 0.04 per 10(9) Da of DNA per Gy which was equivalent to 10% of the initial ESS produced. The removal of ESS was comparable in XP cells with normal radiosensitivity and XP3BR cells which have been reported to be moderately radiosensitive.

Fornace, A.J. Jr.; Dobson, P.P.; Kinsella, T.J.

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of multiple sleeve repairs on the structural integrity of gas pipelines  

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This paper addresses the structural integrity of gas pipelines with multiple full-encirclement weld repairs. The scope of the work is to identify and quantify the effects of the number and type of repairs, the distance between them, and the pressurization of the pipe to sleeve gap on the mechanical behaviour of the component. The study includes full-scale experimental testing and finite element modelling. Burst tests were carried out in tracts of pipelines removed from service, including various geometric configurations with and without circumferential girth welds. It is concluded that the reliability of the repairs is strongly influenced by the construction procedures and that interaction effects between successive repairs are not appreciable if the repairs are more than a half pipe diameter apart.

J.L Otegui; A Cisilino; A.E Rivas; M Chapetti; G Soula

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Conserved structural chemistry for incision activity in structurally non-homologous apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease APE1 and endonuclease IV DNA repair enzymes.  

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specificity for DNA repair enzyme superfamily. Nat StructIV. Characterization of an enzyme that recognizes oxidativemultifunctional DNA-repair enzyme exonuclease III. Nature

Tsutakawa, Susan E.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair Capacity for UV LightInduced DNA Damage Associated with Risk of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer and Tumor Progression  

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...reactivation|DNA repair capacity|epidemiology|skin...increasing levels of solar UV radiation (2-4...studying the DNA repair capacity (DRC) as a marker for...keratosis with cumulative solar ultraviolet exposure...influence the DNA repair capacity of normal and skin cancer-affected...

Li-E Wang; Chunying Li; Sara S. Strom; Leonard H. Goldberg; Abenaa Brewster; Zhaozheng Guo; Yawei Qiao; Gary L. Clayman; J. Jack Lee; Adel K. El-Naggar; Victor G. Prieto; Madeleine Duvic; Scott M. Lippman; Randal S. Weber; Margaret L. Kripke; and Qingyi Wei

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Chronic Low-Dose Ultraviolet B Radiation on DNA Damage and Repair in Mouse Skin  

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...of mammalian skin to solar UVB. We analyzed DNA...significantly less repair capacity than rapidly dividing...the loss of this repair capacity could partially contribute...in excision-repair capacity, and potentiation of...low-dose exposure to solar UVB may result in a significant...

David L. Mitchell; Rdiger Greinert; Frank R. de Gruijl; Kees L. H. Guikers; Eckhard W. Breitbart; Michelle Byrom; Michelle M. Gallmeier; Megan G. Lowery; and Beate Volkmer

1999-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural insertions in rice commonly form tandem duplications indicative of patch-mediated double-strand break induction and repair  

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...high-throughput sequencing of DSB repair events in humans...conventional models of DSB repair are strained to predict...proposing that long patch base excision repair (BER) on complementary...in their short-read pipeline were true positives...

Justin N. Vaughn; Jeffrey L. Bennetzen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Polynucleotide Kinase Participates in Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks by Nonhomologous End Joining but not Homologous Recombination  

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...for the repair of topoisomerase I-mediated DNA lesions. DNA Repair (Amst) 2003;2:1087-100. 42 El-Khamisy SF, Saifi GM, Weinfeld M, et al. Defective DNA single-strand break repair in spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy-1...

Feridoun Karimi-Busheri; Aghdass Rasouli-Nia; Joan Allalunis-Turner; Michael Weinfeld

2007-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

363

Method of tissue repair using a composite material  

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A composite biocompatible hydrogel material includes a porous polymer matrix, the polymer matrix including a plurality of pores and providing a Young's modulus of at least 10 GPa. A calcium comprising salt is disposed in at least some of the pores. The porous polymer matrix can comprise cellulose, including bacterial cellulose. The composite can be used as a bone graft material. A method of tissue repair within the body of animals includes the steps of providing a composite biocompatible hydrogel material including a porous polymer matrix, the polymer matrix including a plurality of pores and providing a Young's modulus of at least 10 GPa, and inserting the hydrogel material into cartilage or bone tissue of an animal, wherein the hydrogel material supports cell colonization in vitro for autologous cell seeding.

Hutchens, Stacy A; Woodward, Jonathan; Evans, Barbara R; O'Neill, Hugh M

2014-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Experience in the repair of steam generator auxiliary feedwater nozzle  

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The auxiliary feedwater nozzle is quite often subjected to more thermal stress cycles and other loading mechanisms during their service life than the material was designed and fabricated for at the nozzle of the earlier steam generators in many nuclear plants. During plant operation, the auxiliary feedwater nozzle outlet is exposed to the hot steam from the generator side, while the auxiliary feedwater piping which contains subcooled water from the inlet often induces water hammer as a result of the steam-water mixing phenomena. The thermal cycles and the steam bubble collapse at the nozzle may cause cracking in the nozzle liner and interior surface of the nozzle, and subsequently results in structural damage to the steam generator. This presentation is intended to share the lessons learned from the evaluation of the nozzle condition and the subsequent modification and repair made to the auxiliary feedwater nozzle at the Palisades Nuclear Plant. Other nuclear plant owners may benefit from this experience.

Chao, K.K.N. [Consumers Power Co., Jackson, MI (United States)

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Development of a Remote External Repair Tool for Damaged or Defective Polyethylene Pipe  

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Current procedures for repairing polyethylene (PE) gas pipe require excavation, isolation, and removal of the damaged section of pipe followed by fusing a new section of pipe into place. These techniques are costly and very disruptive. An alternative repair method was developed at Timberline Tool with support from Oregon State University (OSU) and funding by the U. S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE/NETL). This project was undertaken to design, develop and test a tool and method for repairing damaged PE pipe remotely and externally in situ without squeezing off the flow of gas, eliminating the need for large-scale excavations. Through an iterative design and development approach, a final engineered prototype was developed that utilizes a unique thermo-chemical and mechanical process to apply a permanent external patch to repair small nicks, gouges and punctures under line pressure. The project identified several technical challenges during the design and development process. The repair tool must be capable of being installed under live conditions and operate in an 18-inch keyhole. This would eliminate the need for extensive excavations thus reducing the cost of the repair. Initially, the tool must be able to control the leak by encapsulating the pipe and apply slight pressure at the site of damage. Finally, the repair method must be permanent at typical operating pressures. The overall results of the project have established a permanent external repair method for use on damaged PE gas pipe in a safe and cost-effective manner. The engineered prototype was subjected to comprehensive testing and evaluation to validate the performance. Using the new repair tool, samples of 4-inch PE pipe with simulated damage were successfully repaired under line pressure to the satisfaction of DOE/NETL and the following natural gas companies: Northwest Natural; Sempra Energy, Southwest Gas Corporation, Questar, and Nicor. However, initial results of accelerated age testing on repaired pipe samples showed that the high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe patch material developed a small crack at the high stress areas surrounding the patched hole within the first 48 hours of hot water testing, indicating that the patch material has a 25-year lifespan. Based on these results, further research is continuing to develop a stronger repair patch for a satisfactory 50-year patch system. Additional tests were also conducted to evaluate whether any of the critical performance properties of the PE pipe were reduced or compromised by the repair technique. This testing validated a satisfactory 50-year patch system for the pipe.

Kenneth H. Green; Willie E. Rochefort; Nick Wannenmacher; John A. Clark; Kevin Harris

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

366

Solvent-mediated repair and patterning of surfaces by AFM  

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A tip-based approach to shaping surfaces of soluble materials with nanometer-scale control is reported. The proposed method can be used, for example, to eliminate defects and inhomogeneities in surface shape, repair mechanical or laser-induced damage to surfaces, or perform 3D lithography on the length scale of an AFM tip. The phenomenon that enables smoothing and repair of surfaces is based on the transport of material from regions of high- to low-curvature within the solution meniscus formed in a solvent-containing atmosphere between the surface in question and an AFM tip scanned over the surface. Using in situ AFM measurements of the kinetics of surface remodeling on KDP (KH{sub 2}PO{sub 4}) crystals in humid air, we show that redistribution of solute material during relaxation of grooves and mounds is driven by a reduction in surface free energy as described by the Gibbs-Thomson law. We find that the perturbation from a flat interface evolves according to the diffusion equation where the effective diffusivity is determined by the product of the surface stiffness and the step kinetic coefficient. We also show that, surprisingly, if the tip is instead scanned over or kept stationary above an atomically flat area of the surface, a convex structure is formed with a diameter that is controlled by the dimensions of the meniscus, indicating that the presence of the tip and meniscus reduces the substrate chemical potential beneath that of the free surface. This allows one to create nanometer-scale 3D structures of arbitrary shape without the removal of substrate material or the use of extrinsic masks or chemical compounds. Potential applications of these tip-based phenomena are discussed.

Elhadj, S; Chernov, A; De Yoreo, J

2007-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

367

Fracture behavior of surface cracked wide plates of high strength steel containing overmatched repair welds  

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This paper presents the experimental results of tests conducted using surface cracked wide plates containing overmatched repair weld joints. The deformation and fracture characteristics of the repair welded wideplates notched at the original weld deposit, repair weld and HAZ regions are discussed. The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of strength mis-match and notch position on the fracture performance of such complex weldments. Furthermore, the predictions of crack driving force using the Engineering Treatment Model for mis-matched welds (ETM-MM) procedure was compared with the results of the wide plates containing semielliptical surface cracks. For this study, 1/2K weld joints were prepared on 30 nm thick pipeline steel X65 plates by using a SAW process, resulting in 50% overmatching. Repair was performed at the cap side of the original joint up to half depth of plate thickness with a GMA welding process under hyperbaric conditions, leading to 41% yield strength overmatching. In order to assess the fracture behavior of these welds, surface cracked (semielliptic defects) wide plates containing original and repair welds were tested in tension at {minus}10 C. The surface cracked wide plate tests results have confirmed that overmatched repair weld metal can exert a significant effect on the deformation and fracture behavior of the wide plates. Wide plates containing root cracks clearly showed a shielding effect of the overmatched repair weld since it prevented development of through thickness ligament yielding.

Junghans, E.; Kocak, M.; Schwalbe, K.H. [GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht (Germany). Inst. of Materials Research

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of multiple repairs in girth welds of pipelines on the mechanical properties  

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This work presents the results of multiple weld repairs in the same area in seamless API X-52 microalloyed steel pipe. Four conditions of shielded metal arc welding repairs and one as-welded specimen of the girth weld were characterized to determine changes in the microstructure, grain size in the heat affected zone, and to evaluate their effect on the mechanical properties of the weld joints. The mechanical properties by means of tension tests, Charpy-V impact resistance and Vickers hardness of the welds were analyzed. The results indicate that significant changes are not generated in the microstructural constituents of the heat affected zone. Grain growth in the heat affected zone at the specimen mid-thickness with the number of repairs was observed. Tensile strength of the weld joints meets the requirement of the API 1104 standard even after the fourth weld repair. Significant reduction in Charpy-V impact resistance with the number of weld repairs was found when the notch location was in the intersection of the fusion line with the specimen mid-thickness. A significant increase in the Vickers hardness of the heat affected zone occurred after the first repair and a gradual decrease in the Vickers hardness occurred as the number of repairs increases.

Vega, O.E.; Hallen, J.M. [Departamento de Ingenieria Metalurgica, ESIQIE-IPN, Laboratorios Pesados de Metalurgia, UPALM, Zacatenco, C.P. 07738, Mexico D.F. (Mexico); Villagomez, A. [Construcciones Maritimas Mexicanas, CMM-PROTEXA, Av. Periferica s/n, Fracc. Lomas de Holche, C.P. 24120, Cd. del Carmen, Campeche (Mexico); Contreras, A. [Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Investigacion en Ductos, Corrosion y Materiales, Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas Norte 152 Col. San Bartolo Atepehuacan, C.P. 07730, Mexico D.F. (Mexico)], E-mail: acontrer@imp.mx

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Fabrication Flaw Density and Distribution In Repairs to Reactor Pressure Vessel and Piping Welds  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing a generalized fabrication flaw distribution for the population of nuclear reactor pressure vessels and for piping welds in U.S. operating reactors. The purpose of the generalized flaw distribution is to predict component-specific flaw densities. The estimates of fabrication flaws are intended for use in fracture mechanics structural integrity assessments. Structural integrity assessments, such as estimating the frequency of loss-of-coolant accidents, are performed by computer codes that require, as input, accurate estimates of flaw densities. Welds from four different reactor pressure vessels and a collection of archived pipes have been studied to develop empirical estimates of fabrication flaw densities. This report describes the fabrication flaw distribution and characterization in the repair weld metal of vessels and piping. This work indicates that large flaws occur in these repairs. These results show that repair flaws are complex in composition and sometimes include cracks on the ends of the repair cavities. Parametric analysis using an exponential fit is performed on the data. The relevance of construction records is established for describing fabrication processes and product forms. An analysis of these records shows there was a significant change in repair frequency over the years when these components were fabricated. A description of repair flaw morphology is provided with a discussion of fracture mechanics significance. Fabrication flaws in repairs are characterized using optimized-access, high-sensitivity nondestructive ultrasonic testing. Flaw characterizations are then validated by other nondestructive evaluation techniques and complemented by destructive testing.

GJ Schuster, FA Simonen, SR Doctor

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Comparative Study of Inguinal Hernia Repair Rates After Radical Prostatectomy or External Beam Radiotherapy  

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Purpose: We tested the hypothesis that patients treated for localized prostate cancer with radical prostatectomy (RP) have a higher risk of requiring an inguinal hernia (IH) repair than their counterparts treated with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT). Methods and Materials: Within the Quebec Health Plan database, we identified 6,422 men treated with RP and 4,685 men treated with EBRT for localized prostate cancer between 1990 and 2000, in addition to 6,933 control patients who underwent a prostate biopsy. From among that population, we identified patients who underwent a unilateral or bilateral hernia repair after either RP or EBRT. Kaplan-Meier plots showed IH repair-free survival rates. Univariable and multivariable Cox regression models tested the predictors of IH repair after RP or EBRT. Covariates consisted of age, year of surgery, and Charlson Comorbidity Index. Results: IH repair-free survival rates at 1, 2, 5, and 10 years were 96.8, 94.3, 90.5, and 86.2% vs. 98.9, 98.0, 95.4, and 92.2%, respectively, in RP vs. EBRT patients (log-rank test, p < 0.001). IH repair-free survival rates in the biopsy population were 98.3, 97.1, 94.9, and 90.2% at the same four time points. In multivariable Cox regression models, RP predisposed to a 2.3-fold higher risk of IH repair than EBRT (p < 0.001). Besides therapy type, patient age (p < 0.001) represented the only other independent predictor of IH repair. Conclusions: RP predisposes to a higher rate of IH repair relative to EBRT. This observation should be considered at informed consent.

Lughezzani, Giovanni [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Department of Urology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan (Italy); Sun, Maxine [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Perrotte, Paul [Department of Urology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Alasker, Ahmed; Jeldres, Claudio [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Isbarn, Hendrik; Budaeus, Lars [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Martini-clinic, Prostate Cancer Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg (Germany); Lattouf, Jean-Baptiste; Valiquette, Luc; Benard, Francois; Saad, Fred [Department of Urology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Graefen, Markus [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada); Martini-clinic, Prostate Cancer Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg (Germany); Montorsi, Francesco [Department of Urology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan (Italy); Karakiewicz, Pierre I., E-mail: pierre.karakiewicz@umontreal.c [Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maintenance and repair expenditures: determinants and tradeoffs with new capital goods  

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Traditionally economic analysis has focused on new capital investment, while ignoring expenditures to maintain or repair existing stock. Recent, broader theories of replacement have emphasized the important role played by both maintenance and utilization rates. However, the decision to extend the service life of capital has been given scant empirical attention, owing partly to a lack of appropriate data. This study exploits survey data that report annual maintenance/repair expenditures for Canadian manufacturing industries. A standard production framework, modified to incorporate endogenous depreciation, guides the econometric analysis. The empirical results indicate that the cost of capital, among other variables, has a statistically significant effect on maintenance/repair decisions.

J.K. Mullen; Martin Williams

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Assessment of Concrete Repair Techniques for Radiologically Contaminated Tank Farm Pump and Valve Pits  

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As part of the scope of Project W-314, ''Tank Farm Restoration and Safe Operations,'' the condition of pump and valve pit walls and floors is being assessed, and repairs made as needed, to support upgrading the infrastructure necessary to safely transfer tank waste for treatment. Flaws in the surfaces of the pits (e.g., concrete crack/faults, protective coating deterioration) must be repaired to ensure containment integrity and to facilitate future decontamination of the pits. This engineering study presents a cost/risk/benefit evaluation of concrete and protective coating repair methods in pump and valve pits using various manual and remote tool systems.

MINTEER, D.J.

2000-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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An alternative methodology to repair localized corrosion damage in metallic pipelines with epoxy resins  

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The present work is concerned with the analysis of epoxy repair systems for metallic pipelines undergoing elastic or inelastic deformations with localized corrosion damage that impair the serviceability. In the case of trough-thickness damage, the main focus is to assure an adequate application of the epoxy filler in such a way the pipe wont leak after repair. Such a procedure can be used or not associated with a composite sleeve that assures a satisfactory level of structural integrity. Examples concerning the use of repair systems in different damage situations are presented and analyzed showing the possibilities of practical use of the proposed methodology.

H.S. da Costa-Mattos; J.M.L. Reis; R.F. Sampaio; V.A. Perrut

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - SPR Emergency Pipeline Repair, 2013-2017 NEPA.docx  

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Emergency Pipeline and Piping Repair, 2013-2017 Emergency Pipeline and Piping Repair, 2013-2017 Description: Subcontractor shall shall provide all labor, materials, equipment, supervision, transportation and services required to perform emergency repairs on the SPR system site piping (including underground fire protection systems and offsite pipelines). Subcontractor shall mobilize equipment to perform excavation, backfill, hydrostatic testing, welding and cutting, blasting, coating and painting of large and small diameter piping systems on the SPR facilities and offsite pipelines. Subcontractor shall also assist in emergency exercises by assemblying temporary piping spools and positioning pump skids and temporary supports. This NEPA document covers the period from 2013-2017.

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New initiatives, trends and dilemmas for the Brazilian automotive industry: the case of Inovar Auto and its impacts on electromobility in Brazil  

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In the mid 2012, the Brazilian Government established the bases of a new industrial policy for the automotive sector. Under the acronym Inovar Auto, the complete name unfolds: programme for fostering technological innovation and densification of the automotive productive chain. This paper intends to detail and to analyse this programme, highlighting its weaknesses and strengths. With this, a comparison is to be made between previous initiatives and the one now starting. The authors also intend to analyse if and how the development of technologies associated to the electric car will effectively be fostered by the Inovar Auto, given that it is a technology pointing towards the future of the industry and does not yet count on leading technologies in world terms which, in theory, may pave the way for inserting Brazil in this market.

Roberto Marx; Adriana Marotti De Mello

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Doppler effect and Hubble effect in different models of space-time in the case of auto-parallel motion of the observer  

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Doppler effect and Hubble effect in different models of space-time in the case of auto-parallel motion of the observer are considered. The Doppler effect and shift frequency parameter are specialized for the case of auto-parallel motion of the observer. The Hubble effect and shift frequency parameter are considered for the same case. It is shown that by the use of the variation of the shift frequency parameter during a time perod, considered locally in the proper frame of reference of an observer, one can directly determine the centrifugal (centripetal) relative velocity and acceleration as well as the Coriolis relative velocity and acceleration of an astronomical object moving relatively to the observer. All results are obtained on purely kinematic basis without taking into account the dynamic reasons for the considered effect. PACS numbers: 98.80.Jk; 98.62.Py; 04.90.+e; 04.80.Cc

Sawa Manoff

2004-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL VARIATION IN DNA DOUBLE-STRAND BREAK REPAIR CAPACITY IN HUMAN DIPLOID FIBROBLASTS  

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ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL VARIATION IN DNA DOUBLE-STRAND ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL VARIATION IN DNA DOUBLE-STRAND BREAK REPAIR CAPACITY IN HUMAN DIPLOID FIBROBLASTS Paul F. Wilson, John M. Hinz, Peter B. Nham, Salustra S. Urbin, Cynthia B. Thomas, Irene M. Jones, and Larry H. Thompson Biosciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA The induction of bi-stranded clustered DNA damage (BCD), which includes direct DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs), is a hallmark of ionizing radiation (IR) exposure. Incorrectly repaired DSBs can cause chromosomal rearrangements and an increased risk of genomic instability and cancer. Because there is polymorphic variation in DNA repair genes and much of this variation is predicted to have a functional impact, healthy people likely vary in their capacity to repair DSBs and other BCD. This project

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A Protein that Repairs Damage to Cancer Cells | Advanced Photon Source  

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An X-ray Vortex on the Horizon? An X-ray Vortex on the Horizon? How Two Drops Become One Scientists Discover How Nanocluster Contaminants Increase Risk of Spreading Mobile RNA is Poised and Ready Glass Does a Double-Take Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed A Protein that Repairs Damage to Cancer Cells MAY 5, 2008 Bookmark and Share The ABH2-DNA complex. A team of University of Chicago scientists has shown how two proteins locate and repair damaged genetic material inside cells. Because one of the proteins detects and repairs DNA damage that may result from a certain type of cancer therapy, the researchers raised the possibility of designing a molecule that could interfere with the repair process, making cancer

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Synthetic Lethality: Molecular Co-targeting to Restore the DNA Repair Mechanisms in Prostate Cancer Cells  

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To this end, PARP inhibitors are the well-known class of drugs that have recently been proposed to reach synthetic lethality in DNA repair-defective, radio-resistant prostate tumors.

Gennaro Ilardi; Stefania Staibano

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Molecular Pathways: Exploiting Tumor-Specific Molecular Defects in DNA Repair Pathways for Precision Cancer Therapy  

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...represent genetic aberrations that are specific to cancer cells and not present in healthy...phenotype, which allows incipient cancer cells to accumulate additional cancer-promoting...break (DSB) repair mechanisms has led to the development of targeted therapeutic...

Felix Dietlein and H. Christian Reinhardt

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of versions of electric power grid repair schemes from the results of structural reliability calculations  

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A procedure for processing repair claims using the results of an estimate of the structural reliability of the electric grid, the results of the approval of algorithms using the example of a test model, and th...

P. V. Toshchakov; O. M. Kotov; A. F. Kostarev

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetic Variation in Base Excision Repair Genes and the Prevalence of Advanced Colorectal Adenoma  

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...with dietary factors were adjusted for energy. Statistical analysis. Conditional logistic...Genetic variants that increased repair efficiency may protect against colorectal neoplasia...early-onset colorectal carcinoma in Egypt. Cancer Lett 2000;159:79-86. 45...

Sonja I. Berndt; Wen-Yi Huang; M. Daniele Fallin; Kathy J. Helzlsouer; Elizabeth A. Platz; Joel L. Weissfeld; Timothy R. Church; Robert Welch; Stephen J. Chanock; and Richard B. Hayes

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of Radiation Damage to Deoxyribonucleic Acid in Germinating Spores of Bacillus subtilis  

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...Metabolism Repair of Radiation Damage to Deoxyribonucleic...Tsukijii, Tokyo, Japan 1 Present address...in vegetative cells. Radiation-induced single-strand...Tsukijii, Tokyo, Japan Received for publication...in vegetative cells. Radiation-induced single-strand...

Hiroshi Terano; Hiroshi Tanooka; Hajime Kadota

1971-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arthroscopic partial repair Sample Search...  

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Tissue: A Validated Finite Element Model Summary: :364-373, 2005. 2 Arciero, R. A., J. H. Wheeler, J. B. Ryan, and J. T. McBride. Arthroscopic Bankart repair... ., and A. B....

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MyoD Gene Transfer for Cardiac Repair 2209 J. Clin. Invest.  

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the myogenic determination gene, MyoD, into cardiac granulation (wound repair) tissue. A replica- tion-defective suffer myocardial infarctions have significantly impaired car- diac function. Thus, therapy to induce

Kay, Mark A.

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Polymorphisms in DNA Repair Genes, Medical Exposure to Ionizing Radiation, and Breast Cancer Risk  

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...the role of DSB repair in response to low-dose radiation, particularly the range experienced by women from mammograms and other...breast cancer associated with exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation. Although we specifically designed our questionnaire...

Robert C. Millikan; Jon S. Player; Allan Rene deCotret; Chiu-Kit Tse; and Temitope Keku

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of CFRP Overlays to Repair Fatigue Damage in Steel Bridge Girders and Components  

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Fatigue damage in steel girder bridges built prior to the mid-1980s is common due to distortion-induced fatigue. Different repair techniques have been developed and implemented to retrofit bridges of this era with existing fatigue damage...

Gangel, Regan Elisabeth

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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USE OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS TO REPAIR STEEL STRUCTURES VULNERABLE TO FATIGUE DAMAGE  

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This study investigates mainly two different topics related to the use of CFRP's for strengthening and repair of steel bridges: the use of CFRP's to prevent damage in fatigue vulnerable welded connections prior to fatigue-crack initiation...

Alemdar, Fatih

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project: UAF Utilities Waste Line Repairs Ch6 to Ch13 Project No: 2013101 UTWH  

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Project: UAF Utilities Waste Line Repairs Ch6 to Ch13 Project No: 2013101 UTWH Subject: Project Schedule Project Duration: May 27 to August 10, 2014 The sewer line will be constructed in phases

Ickert-Bond, Steffi

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aortic repair pushing Sample Search Results  

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for: aortic repair pushing Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Mechanobiology of the Aortic Heart Valve Jonathan T. Butcher1 Summary: ;13:798-803 18. Deck JD, Thubrikar MJ, Schneider...

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Application of adhesive materials for the repair of acting gas pipelines  

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The materials and equipment developed to eliminate damage in the pipelines that transmit hydro-carbons are presented. The ... adhesive materials and processing methods used in the repairs are described.

V. S. Smirnov; N. N. Parakhina; A. F. Murokh

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fatigue crack retardation by the application of repair coatings to gas pipelines under pressure  

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We describe additional capabilities of the repair insulation coatings applied to main pipelines (without taking them out of operation) in increasing the durability of these pipelines. As a specific feature of thi...

T. P. Venhrynyuk

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study on Sub-sea Pipelines Hyperbaric Welding Repair under High Air Pressures  

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Most Chinese sub-sea pipelines are buried in Bohai Sea less than ... are widely used For the application of offshore pipelines repair, the hyperbaric TIG welding process under high...

Canfeng Zhou; Xiangdong Jiao; Long Xue

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unmanned deepwater-line repair system passes full-scale trials  

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The first ever full-scale tests of an unmanned, deepwater-pipeline repair system were successfully conducted last year off the coast of Italy. The Italian gas-transmission company SNAM tested a submersible automatic system (SAS) sealine repair system at a depth of 600 m. The modular SAS allows sealines to be repaired by installation of the Nuovo Pignone mechanical connector. The system's trials simulated complete repair intervention on the 20-in. Trans mediterranean pipeline and provided unprecedented experience to SNAM and to the other involved in this project. The paper discusses the origin of the idea for the SAS, the design of the system, construction and testing, the first sea trials, final deep sea trials, and future developments.

Venzi, S.; Vienna, A. (SNAM SpA, Milan (Italy))

1993-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Tiny Terminators: New Micro-Robots Assemble, Repair Themselves and Are Surprisingly Strong  

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Tiny robots that can assemble and repair themselves? Watch a video of Argonne National Laboratory's micro-robots that easily perform tasks that can challenge other robots, including moving objects that are larger than themselves.

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Low Dose Radiation Induced DNA Damage Signaling and Repair Responses in  

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Induced DNA Damage Signaling and Repair Responses in Induced DNA Damage Signaling and Repair Responses in Human 3-Dimensional Skin Model System Yanrong Su, Jarah Meador and Adayabalam S. Balajee Center for Radiological Research, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West, 168th Street, New York, NY 10032. Exposure to ionizing radiation (IR) inflicts a wide variety of lesions in the genomic DNA. Among them, DNA double strand break (DSB) is considered to be the critical lesion for most of the deleterious radiation effects including carcinogenesis. Much of our knowledge on induction and repair kinetics of DSB has come from studies in two dimensional cell culture systems. However, the damage signaling and repair responses to DSB in tissue microenvironment are largely unknown. Knowledge of tissue responses to

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Diverless pipeline-repair system passes tests for 20-in. pipe  

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Full-scale tests of a diverless pipeline repair system have shown its effectiveness for repairing subsea pipelines of up to 20 in. in diameter. The repair principle is based upon a metal-to-metal seal. The pipe end is cold forged to form a flare. The metal-to-metal seal is located on a cone which is part of the mechanical hydraulically actuated connector. The cone is advanced and the metal-to-metal seal is compressed between the cone and the inside diameter of the flare, forming a high integrity pipeline seal. A set of remotely controlled modules was constructed to perform the repair operations, including pipe flaring. A series of onshore and shallow water trials have demonstrated the practicability of these modules and the feasibility of the new tie-in concept for a diverless pipeline repair. A second set of tools has also been designed for pipeline tie-ins which works with the pipeline-repair spread.

Lerique, M.; Thiberge, P. (Elf Aquitaine, Pau (FR)); Wright, N. (British Gas PLC, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK))

1990-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNAL REPAIR OF GAS PIPLINES SURVEY OF OPERATOR EXPERIENCE AND INDUSTRY NEEDS REPORT  

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A repair method that can be applied from the inside of a gas transmission pipeline (i.e., a trenchless repair) is an attractive alternative to conventional repair methods since the need to excavate the pipeline is precluded. This is particularly true for pipelines in environmentally sensitive and highly populated areas. The objectives of the project are to evaluate, develop, demonstrate, and validate internal repair methods for pipelines; develop a functional specification for an internal pipeline repair system; and prepare a recommended practice for internal repair of pipelines. The purpose of this survey is to better understand the needs and performance requirements of the natural gas transmission industry regarding internal repair. A total of fifty-six surveys were sent to pipeline operators. A total of twenty completed surveys were returned, representing a 36% response rate, which is considered very good given the fact that tailored surveys are known in the marketing industry to seldom attract more than a 10% response rate. The twenty survey responses produced the following principal conclusions: (1) Use of internal weld repair is most attractive for river crossings, under other bodies of water (e.g., lakes and swamps) in difficult soil conditions, under highways, under congested intersections, and under railway crossings. All these areas tend to be very difficult and very costly if, and where, conventional excavated repairs may be currently used. (2) Internal pipe repair offers a strong potential advantage to the high cost of horizontal direct drilling (HDD) when a new bore must be created to solve a leak or other problem in a water/river crossing. (3) The typical travel distances required can be divided into three distinct groups: up to 305 m (1,000 ft.); between 305 m and 610 m (1,000 ft. and 2,000 ft.); and beyond 914 m (3,000 ft.). In concept, these groups require pig-based systems; despooled umbilical systems could be considered for the first two groups. For the last group a self-propelled system with an onboard self-contained power and welding system is required. (4) Pipe size range requirements range from 50.8 mm (2 in.) through 1,219.2 mm (48 in.) in diameter. The most common size range for 80% to 90% of operators surveyed is 508 mm to 762 mm (20 in. to 30 in.) diameter, with 95% using 558.8 mm (22 in.) diameter pipe.

Ian D. Harris

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Revised Finding of No Significant Impact for Expansion and Operation of the Central Shops Borrow Pit at the Savannah River Site (DOE/EA-1194)(10/29/03)  

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Revised Finding of No Significant Impact Revised Finding of No Significant Impact for Expansion and Operation of the Central Shops Borrow Pit at the Savannah River Site Agency: U. S. Department of Energy Action: Revised Finding of No Significant Impact Summary: The Department of Energy (DOE) prepared an environmental assessment (EA) (DOE/EA-1194) in 1997 for the expansion and operation of the existing Central Shops Borrow Pit (i.e., SRS Facility 632-G) at the Savannah River Site (SRS), located near Aiken, South Carolina. This EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended; the requirements of the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing NEPA (40 CFR 15400-1508); and the DOE Regulations for Implementing NEPA (10 CFR 1021). Based on the analyses in the EA, DOE determined that

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Intraoperative Sac Pressure Measurement During Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair  

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PurposeIntraoperative sac pressure was measured during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) to evaluate the clinical significance of sac pressure measurement.MethodsA microcatheter was placed in an aneurysm sac from the contralateral femoral artery, and sac pressure was measured during EVAR procedures in 47 patients. Aortic blood pressure was measured as a control by a catheter from the left brachial artery.ResultsThe systolic sac pressure index (SPI) was 0.87 {+-} 0.10 after main-body deployment, 0.63 {+-} 0.12 after leg deployment (P < 0.01), and 0.56 {+-} 0.12 after completion of the procedure (P < 0.01). Pulse pressure was 55 {+-} 21 mmHg, 23 {+-} 15 mmHg (P < 0.01), and 16 {+-} 12 mmHg (P < 0.01), respectively. SPI showed no significant differences between the Zenith and Excluder stent grafts (0.56 {+-} 0.13 vs. 0.54 {+-} 0.10, NS). Type I endoleak was found in seven patients (15%), and the SPI decreased from 0.62 {+-} 0.10 to 0.55 {+-} 0.10 (P = 0.10) after fixing procedures. Type II endoleak was found in 12 patients (26%) by completion angiography. The SPI showed no difference between type II endoleak positive and negative (0.58 {+-} 0.12 vs. 0.55 {+-} 0.12, NS). There were no significant differences between the final SPI of abdominal aortic aneurysms in which the diameter decreased in the follow-up and that of abdominal aortic aneurysms in which the diameter did not change (0.53 {+-} 0.12 vs. 0.57 {+-} 0.12, NS).ConclusionsSac pressure measurement was useful for instant hemodynamic evaluation of the EVAR procedure, especially in type I endoleaks. However, on the basis of this small study, the SPI cannot be used to reliably predict sac growth or regression.

Ishibashi, Hiroyuki, E-mail: ishibash@aichi-med-u.ac.j [Aichi Medical University Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery (Japan); Ishiguchi, Tsuneo [Aichi Medical University Hospital, Department of Radiology (Japan); Ohta, Takashi; Sugimoto, Ikuo; Iwata, Hirohide; Yamada, Tetsuya; Tadakoshi, Masao; Hida, Noriyuki; Orimoto, Yuki [Aichi Medical University Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery (Japan); Kamei, Seiji [Aichi Medical University Hospital, Department of Radiology (Japan)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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WHERE MULTIFUNCTIONAL DNA REPAIR PROTEINS MEET: MAPPING THE INTERACTION DOMAINS BETWEEN XPG AND WRN  

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The rapid recognition and repair of DNA damage is essential for the maintenance of genomic integrity and cellular survival. Multiple complex and interconnected DNA damage responses exist within cells to preserve the human genome, and these repair pathways are carried out by a specifi c interplay of protein-protein interactions. Thus a failure in the coordination of these processes, perhaps brought about by a breakdown in any one multifunctional repair protein, can lead to genomic instability, developmental and immunological abnormalities, cancer and premature aging. This study demonstrates a novel interaction between two such repair proteins, Xeroderma pigmentosum group G protein (XPG) and Werner syndrome helicase (WRN), that are both highly pleiotropic and associated with inherited genetic disorders when mutated. XPG is a structure-specifi c endonuclease required for the repair of UV-damaged DNA by nucleotide excision repair (NER), and mutations in XPG result in the diseases Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) and Cockayne syndrome (CS). A loss of XPG incision activity results in XP, whereas a loss of non-enzymatic function(s) of XPG causes CS. WRN is a multifunctional protein involved in double-strand break repair (DSBR), and consists of 35 DNA-dependent helicase, 35 exonuclease, and single-strand DNA annealing activities. Nonfunctional WRN protein leads to Werner syndrome, a premature aging disorder with increased cancer incidence. Far Western analysis was used to map the interacting domains between XPG and WRN by denaturing gel electrophoresis, which separated purifi ed full length and recombinant XPG and WRN deletion constructs, based primarily upon the length of each polypeptide. Specifi c interacting domains were visualized when probed with the secondary protein of interest which was then detected by traditional Western analysis using the antibody of the secondary protein. The interaction between XPG and WRN was mapped to the C-terminal region of XPG as well as the C-terminal region of WRN. The physical interaction between XPG and WRN links NER, (made evident by the disease XP) with DSBR, which imparts additional knowledge of the overlapping nature of these two proteins and the previously distinct DNA repair pathways they are associated with. Since genomic integrity is constantly threatened by both endogenous and exogenous (internal and external) damage, understanding the roles of these proteins in coordinating DNA repair processes with replication will signifi cantly further understanding how defects instigate physiological consequences in response to various DNA damaging sources. This ultimately contributes to our understanding of cancer and premature aging.

Rangaraj, K.; Cooper, P.K.; Trego, K.S.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of mismatched basepairs in mammalian DNA. Progress report, March 1, 1990--February 28, 1991  

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We have concentrated on three specific areas of our research plan. Our greatest emphasis is on the role of single strand nicks in influencing template strand selection in mismatch repair. We have found, that the ability of a nick in one strand to influence which strand is repaired is not a simple function of distance from the mismatched site but rather that an hot spot where a nick is more likely to have an influence can exist. The second line was production of single-genotype heteroduplexes in order to examine independently the repair of T/G and A/C mispairs within the same sequence context as in our mixed mispair preparations. We have shown preparations of supercoiled heteroduplex can be prepared that were exclusively T/G or exclusively A/C at the mispair site. The third effort has been to understand the difference in repair bias of different cell lines or different transfection conditions as it may relate to different repair systems in the cell. We have identified some of the sources of variation, including cell cycle position. We hope to continue this work to more precisely identify the phase of the cell cycle.

Taylor, J.H.; Hare, J.T.

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HANFORD SITE LOW EXPOSURE PIPELINE REPAIR USING A NON-METALLIC COMPOSITE SYSTEM  

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At the Department of Energy, Richland Operations (DOE-RL) Hanford site in eastern Washington, a 350 mm (14 inch) diameter high density polyethylene (HDPE) pump recirculation pipeline failed at a bonded joint adjacent to a radiologically and chemically contaminated groundwater storage basin. The responsible DOE-RL contractor, CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company, applied a fiberglass reinforced plastic (composite) field repair system to the failed joint. The system was devised specifically for the HDPE pipe repair at the Hanford site, and had not been used on this type of plastic piping previously. This paper introduces the pipe failure scenario, describes the options considered for repair and discusses the ultimate resolution of the problem. The failed pipeline was successfully returned to service with minimal impact on waste water treatment plant operating capacity. Additionally, radiological and chemical exposures to facility personnel were maintained as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). The repair is considered a success for the near term, and future monitoring will prove whether the repair can be considered for long term service and as a viable alternative for similar piping failures at the Hanford site.

HUTH RJ

2009-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for underwater steel pipeline repairs  

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Metal pipelines are the most efficient and safe ways for oil and gas transportation over a long distance. At present, almost all pipelines are made by ferrous steel which is sensitive to corrosion at harsh working environments, particularly in the presence of salty water and sulphur ingress media. For years, the most traditionally-credible solution for a damaged steel pipe is to remove the pipe entirely or just a localised damaged section and then replace it by a new one or cover with a steel patch through welding, respectively. Welding or fixing the steel patch is a bulky process especially if the location is underground or underwater. Thus, many researchers have been striving to find effective and safe repair solutions which are light, fast and easy to handle. Numerous literatures have shown that fibre-reinforced polymer-based composites can be effectively used for steel pipe repairs. Considerable research has been carried out on the repair of corroded and gouged pipes incorporating with fibre-reinforced composite wraps. This paper provides a comprehensive review on the use of fibre-reinforced polymer composites for in-air, underground and underwater pipeline repairs. Future developments and prospects on this are also discussed. Critical aspects of technical challenges, benefits and shortcomings in determining the feasibility and suitability for repair systems involving the composites are also presented.

Md Shamsuddoha; Md Mainul Islam; Thiru Aravinthan; Allan Manalo; Kin-tak Lau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statement of basis/proposed plan for the Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit (631-6G). Revision 1, Final  

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The purpose of this plan is to describe the preferred alternative for addressing the Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit 631-6G (BRP6G) located at SRS, in northwestern Barnwell County, South Carolina and to provide an opportunity for public input into the remedial action selection process. Arsenic, beryllium, iron, and octachloro-dibenzo-p-dioxin isomers (OCDD) concentrations in the pit soil are at levels consistent with those found in the background. Therefore, the only contamination attributable to actions in BRP6G is PCB-1254. After the risk contributions of these chemicals are eliminated, the only remaining risk attributable to the pit soil is from PCB-1254 (about 2 {times} 10{sup {minus}6} via ingestion of vegetables grown on-site). The maximum concentration of PCB-1254 detected in the pit was 0.115 mg/kg, approximately 10% of the residential action level for PCBs of 1 mg/kg. Based on the results of the remedial investigation and the BRA, it is proposed that No Action be performed for the BRP6G. Considering the low levels of residual contamination present principally below 1.2 meters (4 feet) within the pit and the associated risks (about 2 {times} 10{sup {minus}6}) within the lower level of EPA`s target risk range, action is not warranted for this unit.

Palmer, E.

1996-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

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RCRA Facility Investigation/Remedial Investigation Report with Baseline Risk Assessment for the Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit (631-6G), Volume 1 Final  

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The Burning/Rubble Pits at the Savannah River Site were usually shallow excavations approximately 3 to 4 meters in depth. Operations at the pits consisted of collecting waste on a continuous basis and burning on a monthly basis. The Central Shops Burning/Rubble Pit 631- 6G (BRP6G) was constructed in 1951 as an unlined earthen pit in surficial sediments for disposal of paper, lumber, cans and empty galvanized steel drums. The unit may have received other materials such as plastics, rubber, rags, cardboard, oil, degreasers, or drummed solvents. The BRP6G was operated from 1951 until 1955. After disposal activities ceased, the area was covered with soil. Hazardous substances, if present, may have migrated into the surrounding soil and/or groundwater. Because of this possibility, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated the BRP6G as a Solid Waste Management Unit (SWMU) subject to the Resource Conservation Recovery Act/Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (RCRA/CERCLA) process.

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1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-Baecklund transformation and new exact solutions of the generalized variable-coefficients two-dimensional Korteweg-de Vries model  

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Describing plasma physics, cluster physics, and geophysical fluid dynamics, a generalized variable-coefficient two-dimensional Korteweg-de Vries (GVCKdV) model is hereby under investigation. In this paper, an extended-variable-coefficient homogeneous balance method with symbolic computation is used to obtain an auto-Baecklund transformation, some rational solutions, and new soliton-type solutions for the GVCKdV model. The solutions of the well-known cylindrical Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation can be recovered as special cases of the results obtained here.

Li Yezhou; Liu Jianguo [School of Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.O. Box 91, Beijing 100876 (China)

2007-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Bull Shoals U1 repair MSB edit 3.ppt  

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Bull Shoals Unit 1 161kV Bull Shoals Unit 1 161kV Switchyard Feeder Repair Bull Shoals Unit 1 161kV Bull Shoals Unit 1 161kV Switchyard Feeder Repair Switchyard Feeder Repair Mark Dixson Little Rock District US Army Corps US Army Corps of Engineers of Engineers ® ® One Corps Serving The Army and the Nation * Original Equipment - 52 years old. * Unit 1 Oil filled cable pothead failed and exploded on Sept 6 2006. * Resulting fire and fire suppression damaged oil insulated cable system * Minor damage to power plant. Background Background Background US Army Corps US Army Corps of Engineers of Engineers ® ® One Corps Serving The Army and the Nation * Transformer Unit 2 damaged and removed from service. * Cause of fire - Failure of Pothead stress cone assembly and build up of combustible gas * Power Plant lost all power and went in the

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The Role of DNA double-strand break repair in cellular response to low  

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DNA double-strand break repair in cellular response to low DNA double-strand break repair in cellular response to low dose radiation exposure. David J. Chen Division of Molecular Radiation Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 75390 It has been assumed that molecular pathways that involved in the biological response for low dose of radiation should be similar to those for high dose radiation in general. The low dose-rate effect and DNA double-strand break repair are inextricably linked in mammalian cells. It has been reported that mammalian mutant cells deficient in nonhomologous end join (NHEJ) pathway have little or no cellular recovery when expose to low-dose-rate radiation. Recently, it has also been reported that cells deficient in

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Emailed Comments of Elizabeth Chimento RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec.  

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Emailed Comments of Elizabeth Chimento RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Emailed Comments of Elizabeth Chimento RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006 Emailed Comments of Elizabeth Chimento RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006 Docket No. EO-05-01. Regarding the planned line outage, scheduled for Feb. 20 through Mar. 6, I am requesting that the residents near the plant be moved for the duration of the outage to protect their health. Emailed Comments of Elizabeth Chimento RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006 More Documents & Publications Letter from Elizabeth Chimento and Poul Hertel to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Re: District of Columbia Public Service Commission Emergency Petition and Complaint Docket No. EL05-145-000 Re: Potomac River Generating Station Department of Energy Case No.

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Structural and Functional Studies on Nucleotide Excision Repair From Recognition to Incision.  

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Maintenance of the correct genetic information is crucial for all living organisms because mutations are the primary cause of hereditary diseases, as well as cancer and may also be involved in aging. The importance of genomic integrity is underscored by the fact that 80 to 90% of all human cancers are ultimately due to DNA damage. Among the different repair mechanisms that have evolved to protect the genome, nucleotide excision repair (NER) is a universal pathway found in all organisms. NER removes a wide variety of bulky DNA adducts including the carcinogenic cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers induced by UV radiation, benzo(a)pyrene-guanine adducts caused by smoking and the guanine-cisplatin adducts induced by chemotherapy. The importance of this repair mechanism is reflected by three severe inherited diseases in humans, which are due to defects in NER: xeroderma pigmentosum, Cockayne's syndrome and trichothiodystrophy.

Caroline Kisker

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of bisphenol E cyanate ester for the resin-injection repair of advanced composites  

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This thesis is a compilation of a general introduction and literature review that ties together the subsequent chapters which consist of two journal articles that have yet to be submitted for publication. The overall topic relates to the evaluation and application of a new class of cyanate ester resin with unique properties that lend it applicable to use as a resin for injection repair of high glass transition temperature polymer matrix composites. The first article (Chapter 2) details the evaluation and optimization of adhesive properties of this cyanate ester and alumina nanocomposites under different conditions. The second article (Chapter 3) describes the development and evaluation of an injection repair system for repairing delaminations in polymer matrix composites.

Wilber Yaote Lio

2009-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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A survey of repair practices for nuclear power plant containment metallic pressure boundaries  

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has initiated a program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to provide assistance in their assessment of the effects of potential degradation on the structural integrity and leaktightness of metal containment vessels and steel liners of concrete containments in nuclear power plants. One of the program objectives is to identify repair practices for restoring metallic containment pressure boundary components that have been damaged or degraded in service. This report presents issues associated with inservice condition assessments and continued service evaluations and identifies the rules and requirements for the repair and replacement of nonconforming containment pressure boundary components by welding or metal removal. Discussion topics include base and welding materials, welding procedure and performance qualifications, inspection techniques, testing methods, acceptance criteria, and documentation requirements necessary for making acceptable repairs and replacements so that the plant can be returned to a safe operating condition.

Oland, C.B.; Naus, D.J. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto EPI Final  

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DIS-05-3 DIS-05-3 Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Automobile Assembly Plants Decision and Information Sciences Division Argonne National Laboratory Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Availability of This Report This report is available, at no cost, at http://www.osti.gov/bridge. It is also available on paper to U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors, for a processing fee, from: U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information P.O. Box 62 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0062 phone (865) 576-8401 fax (865) 576-5728 reports@adonis.osti.gov About Argonne National Laboratory Argonne is operated by The University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of

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Magnesium for Future Autos  

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In the quest for better fuel economy and improved environmental performance, magnesium may well become a metal of choice for constructing lighter, more efficient vehicles. Magnesium is the lightest structural metal, yet it has a high strength-to-weight ratio makes it comparable to steel in many applications. The worlds automakers already use magnesium for individual components. But new alloys and processing methods are needed before the metal can become economically and technologically feasible as a major automotive structural material. This article will explore the formation, challenges and initial results of an international collaborationthe Magnesium Front End Research and Development (MFERD) projectthat is leveraging the expertise and resources of Canada, China and the United States to advance the creation of magnesium-intensive vehicles. The MFERD project aims to develop the enabling technologies and knowledge base that will lead to a vehicles that are 50-60 percent lighter, equally affordable, more recyclable and of equal or better quality when compared to todays vehicles. Databases of information also will be captured in models to enable further alloy and manufacturing process optimization. Finally, a life-cycle analysis of the magnesium used will be conducted.

Nyberg, Eric A.; Luo, Alan A.; Sadayappan, Kumar; Shi, Wenfang

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hurricane-damaged Gulf of Mexico pipeline repaired with cold forging  

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Damage to Texaco Pipeline Inc.'s Eugene Island Pipeline System (EIPS) in last year's Hurricane Andrew prompted a complex repair project unique for the Gulf of Mexico. Damage, suffered when the anchor of a runaway semisubmersible drilling rig crashed into the 20-in. EPIS during the height of the storm, caused the pipeline to fail under pressure within 48 hr. after start-up following the storm. The paper describes the importance of the EIPS; system safety; Andrew's damage; locating the leak; repair options; the chosen system; mechanical bonding; end connectors and ball flanges; and diving operations.

Lewis, G. (Texaco Pipeline Inc., Houma, LA (United States)); DeGruy, P. (Texaco Inc., New Orleans, LA (United States)); Avery, L. (Big Inch Marine Systems Inc., Lafayette, LA (United States))

1993-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATION OF A UAV COMPOSITE WING SPAR REPAIR USING AN EMBEDDED OPTICAL FIBER RAYLEIGH BACK-SCATTERING DISTRIBUTED STRAIN SENSING  

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EVALUATION OF A UAV COMPOSITE WING SPAR REPAIR USING AN EMBEDDED OPTICAL FIBER RAYLEIGH BACK Branch, Tel-Aviv Israel ikressel@iai.co.il ABSTRACT A representing damaged UAV wing spar cap was repaired requirements for UAVs, where the substantiation of structural bonded joint can be based on: "repeatable

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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RAP80 Acts Independently of BRCA1 in Repair of Topoisomerase II Poison-Induced DNA Damage  

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...Implications for the repair of topoisomerase I-mediated DNA damage. J Biol Chem 2004;279:37343-8. 15 El-Khamisy SF , Saifi GM, Weinfeld M, et al. Defective DNA single-strand break repair in spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy-1...

Junko Iijima; Zhihong Zeng; Shunichi Takeda; Yoshihito Taniguchi

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Special Cases of Khintchine's Conjectures in Statistical Mechanics: Approximate Ergodicity of the Auto-Correlation Functions of an Assembly of Linearly Coupled Oscillators  

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We give Sir James Jeans's notion of 'normal state' a mathematically precise definition. We prove that normal cells of trajectories exist in the Hamiltonian heat-bath model of an assembly of linearly coupled oscillators that generates the Ornstein--Uhlenbeck process in the limit of an infinite number of degrees of freedom. This, in some special cases, verifies some far-reaching conjectures of Khintchine on the weak ergodicity of a dynamical system with a large number of degrees of freedom. In order to estimate the theoretical auto-correlation function of a time series from the sample auto-correlation function of one of its realisations, it is usually assumed without justification that the time series is ergodic. Khintchine's conjectures about dynamical systems with large numbers of degrees of freedom justifies, even in the absence of ergodicity, approximately the same conclusions. Para emplear el correlograma de los valores muestrales de un proceso estoc\\'astico para estimar su funci\\'on te\\'orica de autocorrelaci\\'on, por regla general se asume, sin justificaci\\'on, que el proceso es erg\\'odico. Pero en 1943, Khintchine conjetur\\'o proposiciones de gran importancia en este asunto, que justificar\\'i an una aproximaci\\'on a las mismas estimaciones a\\'un sin la ergodicidad del sistema. Mostraremos casos particulares de las conjeturas de Khintchine para asambleas de osciladores lineales.

Joseph F. Johnson

2011-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of Site-Specific DNA Double-Strand Breaks in Barley Occurs via Diverse Pathways Primarily Involving the Sister Chromatid  

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...research-article RESEARCH ARTICLES Repair of Site-Specific DNA Double-Strand...various double-strand break repair pathways in the monocot plant...0.307_win32 with UPARSE pipeline (Edgar, 2013). The three...polymorphisms indicative of distinct repair mechanisms. SCE and Mitotic...

Giang T.H. Vu; Hieu X. Cao; Koichi Watanabe; Goetz Hensel; Frank R. Blattner; Jochen Kumlehn; Ingo Schubert

2014-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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SMITH, GLEN. Bond Characteristics and Qualifications of Adhesives for Marine Applications and Steel Pipe Repair. (Under the direction of Dr. Sami Rizkalla.)  

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for marine application and repair of steel pipeline. #12;BOND CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS OF ADHESIVES and Steel Pipe Repair. (Under the direction of Dr. Sami Rizkalla.) Performance of adhesives significantly FOR MARINE APPLICATIONS AND STEEL PIPE REPAIR By Glen E. Smith A thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty

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Multilayer sulfur-resistant composite metal membranes and methods of making and repairing the same  

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The invention relates to thin, hydrogen-permeable, sulfur-resistant membranes formed from multi-layers of palladium or palladium-alloy coatings on porous, ceramic or metal supports, methods of making these membranes, methods of repairing layers of these membranes and devices that incorporate these membranes.

Way, J. Douglas; Hatlevik, Oyvind

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of Corrosion Damage and Repair System in a Concrete Jetty Structure  

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Investigation of Corrosion Damage and Repair System in a Concrete Jetty Structure Farid Moradi of the deterioration was reinforcement corrosion, which initiated within few years after the completion of the jetty structure. The structure underwent major corrosion rehabilitation after 7 years of service. Despite the use

Mobasher, Barzin

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Evaluation of Hardware and Procedures for Astronaut Assembly and Repair of Large Precision Reflectors  

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A detailed procedure is presented that enables astronauts in extravehicular activity (EVA) to efficiently assemble and repair large (i.e., greater than 10m-diameter) segmented reflectors, supported by a truss, for space-based optical or radio-frequency ...

Lake Mark S.; Jr Walter L. Heard; Watson Judith J.; Collins Timothy J.

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Latest advances in steam turbine design, blading, repairs, condition assessment, and condenser interaction  

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This book contains papers presented at a conference on power generation. Topics covered include: a life extension approach for steam turbine blading in Electricite de France fossil plants, and on site 430 MW high pressure reheat turbine shell cracking and distortion repairs.

Rasmussen, D.M. (Turbine Consultants, Inc., Milwaukee, WI (US))

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolutionary neural network modeling for forecasting the field failure data of repairable systems  

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An accurate product reliability prediction model can not only learn and track the product's reliability and operational performance, but also offer useful information for managers to take follow-up actions to improve the product' quality and cost. This ... Keywords: Genetic algorithms, Neural network model, Reliability prediction, Repairable system

L. Yi-Hui

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

The BLM Helicase Is Necessary for Normal DNA Double-Strand Break Repair  

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...control, corrected BS, BS, and AT cells in a DSB...EcoRI-cut CIP pUC18 in nuclear extracts are shown. Part...DSB repair assays. The costs of publication of this...abbreviations used are: BS, Blooms syndrome; AT...of linearized supF20 by nuclear extracts from control...

Gregory Langland; James Elliott; Yuling Li; Jenette Creaney; Kathleen Dixon; and Joanna Groden

2002-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Rational Design of Human DNA Ligase Inhibitors that Target Cellular DNA Replication and Repair  

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...agents to treat human cancer. Grant support: U.S. NIH grants GM47251, ES12512, and GM57479...Biology of DNA Repair Program grant CA92584 (A.E. Tomkinson...University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy Computer-Aided Drug Design Center...

Xi Chen; Shijun Zhong; Xiao Zhu; Barbara Dziegielewska; Tom Ellenberger; Gerald M. Wilson; Alexander D. MacKerell, Jr.; and Alan E. Tomkinson

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recombination between a defective retrovirus and homologous sequences in host DNA: reversion by patch repair.  

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...transcriptase assay (16). Virus infections were car- ried out with the addition of polybrene...NIH/3T3 cells were infected with the defective virions as described above, but these...infected cell. Thus, we have shown that defective viruses can repair their mutations by...

P Schwartzberg; J Colicelli; S P Goff

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of temporary non-code repairs in safety class 3 piping systems  

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Temporary non-ASME Code repairs in safety class 3 pipe and piping components are permissible during plant operation in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission Generic Letter 90-05. However, regulatory acceptance of such repairs requires the licensee to undertake several timely actions. Consistent with the requirements of GL 90-05, this paper presents an overview of the detailed evaluation and relief request process. The technical criteria encompasses both ductile and brittle piping materials. It also lists appropriate evaluation methods that a utility engineer can select to perform a structural integrity assessment for design basis loading conditions to support the use of temporary non-Code repair for degraded piping components. Most use of temporary non-code repairs at a nuclear generating station is in the service water system which is an essential safety related system providing the ultimate heat sink for various plant systems. Depending on the plant siting, the service water system may use fresh water or salt water as the cooling medium. Various degradation mechanisms including general corrosion, erosion/corrosion, pitting, microbiological corrosion, galvanic corrosion, under-deposit corrosion or a combination thereof continually challenge the pressure boundary structural integrity. A good source for description of corrosion degradation in cooling water systems is provided in a cited reference.

Godha, P.C.; Kupinski, M.; Azevedo, N.F. [Northeast Utilities System, Hartford, CT (United States)

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of NCHRP Design Guideline for EPS-Block Geofoam in Slope Stabilization and Repair  

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1 Overview of NCHRP Design Guideline for EPS-Block Geofoam in Slope Stabilization and Repair David in Construction Applications (EPS 2011 Norway) June 6-8, 2011 #12;2 ABSTRACT This paper presents an overview of the design guideline for the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS)-block geofoam for slope stabilization

Horvath, John S.

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Development/Plasticity/Repair A Structural MRI Study of Human Brain Development from  

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Development/Plasticity/Repair A Structural MRI Study of Human Brain Development from Birth to 2 Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7510 Brain development in the first 2 years after birth and schizophrenia. Knowledge regarding this period is currently quite limited. We studied structural brain

Utah, University of

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Self-repairing Self-assembled Structures Daniel Arbuckle and Aristides A. G. Requicha  

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1 Self-repairing Self-assembled Structures Daniel Arbuckle and Aristides A. G. Requicha Department.arbuckle@usc.edu, requicha@usc.edu Abstract-- This paper introduces a method by which structures can be self-assembled from by a process analogous to mitosis. I. INTRODUCTION Self-assembly agents have the potential to become an im

Southern California, University of

434

Home Maintenance and Repair Owning a home is a major responsibility.  

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Home Maintenance and Repair Owning a home is a major responsibility. Not only do you have the obligation of paying the mortgage each month, but you also have to maintain your home so that it remains a good investment. When talking about taking care of your home, most folks lump home maintenance

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Analysis and Repair of Name Tagger Errors Heng Ji Ralph Grishman  

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Analysis and Repair of Name Tagger Errors Heng Ji Ralph Grishman Department of Computer Science New feedback from subsequent stages in an information extraction pipeline: name structure parsing, cross' pipelined system archi- tectures, NE tagging is one of the first steps in the pipeline. NE errors adversely

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CAN-bus based distributed control system for hydraulic turbine blade repairing robot  

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A CAN-bus (Controller Area Network) based distributed control system was designed for a mobile on-site hydraulic turbine blade repairing robot (HTBRR). The system is composed of one supervisory station, seven joint servo nodes, and four accessory nodes. ... Keywords: distributed control system, mobile robot, virtual reality

Kangtai Xiang; Zhenguo Sun; Hongjun Dai; Qiang Chen; Jiajun Liu

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Repair of DNA Alkylation Induced in L1210 Leukemia and Murine Bone Marrow by Three Chloroethylnitrosoureas  

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...cross-links proceeds much more slowly than does repair of monoadducts; we observed that...cross-links. Further, removal of label does not ensure that the full process of excision...Sartorelli and D. G. Johns (eds.). Handbook of Experimental Pharma cology, Vol. 38...

James D. Ahlgren; Dianna C. Green; Kenneth D. Tew; and Philip S. Schein

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Repairing and maintaining a public bicycle system: the case of Vlib' in Paris1  

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Repairing and maintaining a public bicycle system: the case of Vélib' in Paris1 . Martin Tironi Phd. Valued for their 'planet friendly' character, public bicycle systems have become the hallmark for cities to the worldwide spread of public bicycle schemes (PBS). They now exist in more than 110 cities around the world

Boyer, Edmond

439

Repair-dependent cell radiation survival and transformation: an integrated theory  

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The repair-dependent model of cell radiation survival is extended to include radiation-induced transformations. The probability of transformation is presumed to scale with the number of potentially lethal damages that are repaired in a surviving cell or the interactions of such damages. The theory predicts that at doses corresponding to high survival, the transformation frequency is the sum of simple polynomial functions of dose; linear, quadratic, etc, essentially as described in widely used linear-quadratic expressions. At high doses, corresponding to low survival, the ratio of transformed to surviving cells asymptotically approaches an upper limit. The low dose fundamental- and high dose plateau domains are separated by a downwardly concave transition region. Published transformation data for mammalian cells show the high-dose plateaus predicted by the repair-dependent model for both ultraviolet and ionizing radiation. For the neoplastic transformation experiments that were analyzed, the data can be fit with only the repair-dependent quadratic function. At low doses, the transformation frequency is strictly quadratic, but becomes sigmodial over a wider range of doses. Inclusion of data from the transition region in a traditional linear-quadratic analysis of neoplastic transformation frequency data can exaggerate the magnitude of, or create the appearance of, a linear component. Quantitative analysis of survival and transformation data shows good agreement for ultraviolet radiation; the shapes of the transformation components can be predicted from survival data. For ionizing radiations, both neutrons and x-rays, survival data overestimate the transforming ability for low to moderate doses. The presumed cause of this difference is that, unlike UV photons, a single x-ray or neutron may generate more than one lethal damage in a cell, so the distribution of such damages in the population is not accurately described by Poisson statistics. However, the complete sigmodial dose-response data for neoplastic transformations can be fit using the repair-dependent functions with all parameters determined only from transformation frequency data.

John C Sutherland

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - approved land disposal Sample Search Results  

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- Department of Mathematics, University of Western Ontario Collection: Mathematics 3 Automobile Repair Shop In 1987, the Alaska Health Project has performed an audit of an...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative disposal methods Sample Search...  

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of Bioresources Engineering, University of Delaware Collection: Renewable Energy 2 Automobile Repair Shop In 1987, the Alaska Health Project has performed an audit of an...

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Glossary - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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worked by those employees engaged in production, preparation, development, maintenance, repair, shop or yard work management, and technical or engineering work. Excludes office...

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Effective hardware for connection and repair of polyethylene pipelines using ultrasound modification and heat shrinking. Part 5. Aspects of thermistor couplings and components used in gas-pipeline repair  

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Aspects of the use of effective hardware for thermistor couplings and components, which are used for thermistor welding in the repair of low- and medium-pressure polyethylene pipelines are investigated. Parameter...

A. E. Kolosov; O. S. Sakharov; V. I. Sivetskii

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shopping is Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Grocery Shopping  

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worked full-time, three worked part-time, four identified as stay-home moms, and two were retired. Eight informants (forty percent of the total) had household incomes below $45,000, two informants (ten percent) had incomes above $100... deficiencies (Mayo 1993). The grocery store developed as people started moving outside urban cores and as smaller towns were able to receive a steady supply of goods (Mayo 1993). The independent mom-and-pop store, the quintessential food retail outlet prior...

Koch, Shelley L.

2009-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

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SECTION 10-SHOP AND SHOP/LAB SAFETY INTRODUCTION  

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of this Plan. GENERAL INFORMATION The information in this subsection applies to tasks and equipment assigned and the Identification of Certain Equipment." In summary, they are as follows: RED identifies fire protection equipment; and (e) radiation hazard areas or containers (with purple). Black stripes or Acheckerboard@ patterns

Selmic, Sandra

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Using synthetic DNA interstrand crosslinks to elucidate repair pathways and identify new therapeutic targets for cancer chemotherapy  

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One of the prerequisites for studying ICL repair is the availability of defined ICL-containing oligonucleotides. Initially, this was achieved by the reaction of duplex DNA with crosslinking agents (Fig.1...a). W...

Angelo Guainazzi; Orlando D. Schrer

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Colorado State University Industrial Assessment Center Report CO0564 1 AR No. 1 -Repair Compressed Air Leaks  

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Colorado State University Industrial Assessment Center Report CO0564 1 AR No. 1 - Repair Compressed was then divided by 0.25 hours to convert the energy consumption into kW, so the #12;Colorado State University

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UCSC EMPLOYEE HOUSING APARTMENTS APPLICATION Rental rates include: rent, refuse collection, common area utilities, groundskeeping services, and repairs and  

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area utilities, groundskeeping services, and repairs and maintenance of the Laureate Court complex. Tenants pay for their own utilities (i.e., electricity, gas, water, telephone and cable services). A $750

California at Santa Cruz, University of

449

A novel role for the transcriptional modulator NusA in DNA repair/damage tolerance pathways in Escherichia coli  

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All organisms must contend with the consequences of DNA damage, induced by a variety of both endogenous and exogenous sources. Mechanisms of DNA repair and DNA damage tolerance are crucial for cellular survival after DNA ...

Cohen, Susan E., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determinants of Aerobic Capacity During Exercise Following Complete Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot with a Transannular Patch  

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Exercise capacity and the causes of its limitation following repair of tetralogy of Fallot have been studied in heterogeneous populations. Study populations have been grouped together regardless of the type of re...

N. Mulla; P. Simpson; N. M. Sullivan; S. M. Paridon

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Fiber Bragg Grating Strain Gages on a Pipeline Specimen Repaired with a CFRE Composite System  

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Re-establishing the maximum operating pressure of a segment of pipeline with metal loss defects, such as erosion ... segment altogether, or by applying a localized repair system. The present paper deals with labo...

J. L. F. Freire; V. A. Perrut

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the stress-strain state of an air crossing of pipeline in the course of repair  

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We propose a procedure for the numerical analysis of the stress-strain state and criteria of its admissible state in the course of repairs of the air crossings of gas mains ... lifting the pipe to a height requir...

I. V. Orynyak; I. V. Lokhman; M. D. Sydor; S. A. Radchenko

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined Haploinsufficiency for ATM and RAD9 as a Factor in Cell Transformation, Apoptosis, and DNA Lesion Repair Dynamics  

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a role in genomic instability and carcinogenesis after DNA damage is induced. Because the effect to haploinsufficiency for proteins involved in DNA repair pathways plays a role in genomic instability

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Gene Expression Pathways Activated and Repair of DNA of Double Strand  

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Pathways Activated and Repair of DNA of Double Strand Pathways Activated and Repair of DNA of Double Strand Breaks (DSBs) Following Low Dose Ionizing Radiation in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (HBECs) With and Without Defined Premalignant Oncogenic Changes John Minna University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Abstract We want to determine the effect of low dose ionizing radiation on the molecular progression of lung epithelial cells towards lung cancer. Our endpoints are focused on specific molecular and cellular changes known to be associated with lung cancer development and quantitating those changes as a function of low dose ionizing radiation. We use immortalized human bronchial epithelial cells (HBECs) developed from >40 individuals (including those from current, former, and never smokers, males, females,

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Connections Between the TCR Proteins XPG and CSB, Repair of Oxidative DNA  

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Connections Between the TCR Proteins XPG and CSB, Repair of Oxidative DNA Connections Between the TCR Proteins XPG and CSB, Repair of Oxidative DNA Base Damage, and the Radio-Adaptive Response Helen Budworth, Brett Haltiwanger, Altaf Sarker, Torsten Grösser, Björn Rydberg, and Priscilla K. Cooper* Life Sciences Division, MailStop 74-157, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720; *Corresponding author A key question that is central to accurately assessing human health risks from environmentally relevant low level (low dose, low dose rate) exposures to ionizing radiation is whether cellular responses measured at the higher doses for which there are strong epidemiological health data and the high doses commonly used in laboratory experiments extrapolate in a linear fashion to low doses. Recent data suggest that they may not. For example, low-dose hypersensitivity for

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Checkpoint Responses and Repair of a  

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Checkpoint Responses and Repair of a Broken Chromosome in Budding Checkpoint Responses and Repair of a Broken Chromosome in Budding Yeast. Authors: André Walther, Mreshwar B. Vaze, Anna Malkova, Grzegorz Ira, Xuan Wang, Jung-Ae Kim, Neal Sugawara, James E. Haber Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts We have studied how yeast cells respond to the creation of a single double-strand break (DSB) by using a site-specific endonuclease to create one (or more) DSBs. In collaboration with R. Schroff, M. Licheten and W. Bonner (NIH) we have shown that a single DSB rapidly becomes associated with histone H2AX-phosphorylation (y-H2AX) covering a distance of about 25 kb on either side of the DSB. The drop-off in phosphorylation is not attributable to specific boundary sequences. y-H2AX can be phosphorylated by either ATR (Mec1) or ATM (Tel1) protein kinases. A mutation that removes

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A Key Step in Repairing DNA Double-Strand Breaks | Advanced Photon Source  

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X-ray Rainbow X-ray Rainbow An Insulating Breakthrough Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed A Key Step in Repairing DNA Double-Strand Breaks JANUARY 10, 2007 Bookmark and Share The atomic structure of the protein 53BP1 identified by Mayo researchers. (Courtesy: Mayo Clinic) A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has uncovered a key step in the molecular pathway of repairing DNA double-strand breaks. The studies were carried out using the 19-ID beamline (SBC-CAT) at the Advanced Photon Source (APS, Argonne) and the X12-C beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS, Brookhaven National Laboratory). Both the APS and the NSLS are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy

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Subterranean barriers, methods, and apparatuses for forming, inspecting, selectively heating, and repairing same  

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A subterranean barrier and method for forming same are disclosed, the barrier including a plurality of casing strings wherein at least one casing string of the plurality of casing strings may be affixed to at least another adjacent casing string of the plurality of casing strings through at least one weld, at least one adhesive joint, or both. A method and system for nondestructively inspecting a subterranean barrier is disclosed. For instance, a radiographic signal may be emitted from within a casing string toward an adjacent casing string and the radiographic signal may be detected from within the adjacent casing string. A method of repairing a barrier including removing at least a portion of a casing string and welding a repair element within the casing string is disclosed. A method of selectively heating at least one casing string forming at least a portion of a subterranean barrier is disclosed.

Nickelson, Reva A. (Shelley, ID); Sloan, Paul A. (Rigby, ID); Richardson, John G. (Idaho Falls, ID); Walsh, Stephanie (Idaho Falls, ID); Kostelnik, Kevin M. (Idaho, ID)

2009-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses of cracks in thick stiffened plates repaired with single-sided composite patch  

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Abstract This study investigated the effect of composite patches applied to thick stiffened plates with single-sided repairs. A simplified analytical model was derived to predict the reduction in the mode I strain energy release rates resulting from the single-sided composite patches. Finite element analyses were also conducted to compute the mode I strain energy release rates with and without composite patches, and their results were compared to the analytical model prediction. Furthermore, changes in the location of the neural axis with single-side patches were examined with their effects on the effectiveness of the patch repair with variations in both material and geometric parameters of the patch and plate. The neutral axis location in the patched plate played an important role to influence the effectiveness of the composite patch.

Y.W. Kwon; B.L. Hall

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a glass fibre reinforced polyurethane composite repair system for corroded pipelines at elevated temperatures  

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Abstract The present paper is concerned with the analysis of glass fibre reinforced polyurethane repair systems for metallic pipelines with localised corrosion damage that impair the serviceability. The main motivation for the study presented in this paper is the rehabilitation of corroded pipelines conveying produced water in offshore oil platforms. Although the operating pressure of these pipelines is not very high, the water temperature is between 60and 90C, which can be a major shortcoming for the use of polymeric material as repair systems. Tensile tests were performed to analyse the temperature dependence of a polyurethane pre-impregnated, bi-directional E-glass fibre composite. Burst tests were carried out to evaluate the performance of composite reinforcements applied to defects machined in pipeline test specimens. Preliminary ideas for a methodology to estimate the failure pressure of a reinforced specimen with arbitrary localised corrosion damage are presented.

H.S. da Costa Mattos; J.M.L. Reis; L.M. Paim; M.L. da Silva; F.C. Amorim; V.A. Perrut

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Full scale experimental analysis of stress states in sleeve repairs of gas pipelines  

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This study discusses the experimental determination of stress states in sleeve repairs of underground gas pipelines. Work was done to define the effects of the reduction of pressure during welding, the load and place of positioning clamps, the length of the repair sleeve, and the use of O'ring-based devices to prevent gas leakage. Tests were carried out in reinforcements, welded with internal pressure equal to 60, 80 and 100% of the service pressure. High stresses were generated in tests carried out with short sleeves and O'rings, and occurred once the sleeve was fully welded and the pipeline pressure re-established. Maximum stresses, up to 270MPa, were generated after about 1min following closing of venting valves, on tests with artificial gas leaks. From the results of these experimental studies, it is concluded that several operative aspects could be optimised, to minimise the stresses in the reinforcements and to reduce the risk of failures.

M.D Chapetti; J.L Otegui; C Manfredi; C.F Martins

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of old rectangular repair patches on the burst pressure of a gas pipeline  

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Seven full scale hydrostatic burst tests were carried out on pipes extracted from an API 5LX52 gas pipeline that contained rectangular and elliptical fillet welded patches and other repairs of different geometries. All breaks took place after widespread yielding. This analysis shows that the patches that generate greater risks are those that: (1) were attached to the pipeline at very low pressure, (2) were placed to repair large defects, (3) are rectangular, long in the direction of the pipe, and narrow, (4) the quality of the weld is doubtful. Based on data reported by In Line Inspection (ILI), of the four conditions mentioned above, only the third can be assessed in order to quantify risks and to schedule replacements.

Pablo Gabriel Fazzini; Jos Luis Otegui

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oman India Pipeline: An operational repair strategy based on a rational assessment of risk  

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This paper describes the development of a repair strategy for the operational phase of the Oman India Pipeline based upon the probability and consequences of a pipeline failure. Risk analyses and cost benefit analyses performed provide guidance on the level of deepwater repair development effort appropriate for the Oman India Pipeline project and identifies critical areas toward which more intense development effort should be directed. The risk analysis results indicate that the likelihood of a failure of the Oman India Pipeline during its 40-year life is low. Furthermore, the probability of operational failure of the pipeline in deepwater regions is extremely low, the major proportion of operational failure risk being associated with the shallow water regions.

German, P.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Pipeline rehabilitation surveys for prioritizing coat/wrap repairs of old cross-country pipelines  

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Pipelines which are more than 15--20 years old, and are coated with traditional hot-melt coal tar coat/wrap, generally show marked degradation of their coat wrap over time. This could be due to various reasons. In aggressive soils, re-coating the pipeline becomes imperative. However, primarily due to budgetary constraints, the coat wrap repair of the entire line cannot be undertaken all at one time. It has to be done in phases, depending on resources available. By using the techniques of Current Attenuation Test, supported by Direct Current Voltage Gradient (DCVG) survey and ON/Instant OFF pipe-to-soil potential logging and average current density, one can quickly and fairly accurately identify and prioritize the pipeline sections for immediate coat/wrap repairs.

Bardalai, B.; Tech, B. [Quest Pipeline Services Pvt. Ltd., Assam (India)

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Genetic Control of Repair and Adaptive  

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Repair and Adaptive Responses to Low-level DNA Damage Repair and Adaptive Responses to Low-level DNA Damage James E. Haber Brandeis University Why This Project In order to fully understand mechanisms resulting in effects of low dose, whole system rather than cells must be examined. Although not identical to mammalian systems, simple systems usually have many similarities and give direction for further study of more complex systems. We use the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, as a model system because it is easy to manipulate and its genome is simple and well characterized. Project Goals Examine mechanisms and effects of low dose radiation response for: Genetic recombination mechanisms that lead to genomic instability Genetic factors that affect individual susceptibility to low-dose radiation The adaptive response

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To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006  

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From: ecchimento@comcast.net [mailto:ecchimento@comcast.net] Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 6:28 PM To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006 Larry, Regarding the planned line outage, scheduled for Feb. 20 through Mar. 6, I am requesting that the residents near the plant be moved for the duration of the outage to protect their health. Would you include this comment also in the ongoing recorded discussion? Thank you. Elizabeth

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SHOPPING GENIE Ethernet cables must  

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) to rent a unit for academic year. 2. Purchase both items Maximum size allowed for refrig- erators is 4 e d i t : PLEASE NOTE: ITEMS SUCH AS FANS, IRONS, IRONING BOARDS, & MATTRESS TOPPERS ARE USEFUL, toasters, toaster ovens, hot pots, heating coils, George For- man Grill®. In general anything

Cantlon, Jessica F.

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Acoustic Emission Detection and Prediction of Fatigue Crack Propagation in Composite Patch Repairs Using Neural Networks  

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An aircraft is subjected to severe structural and aerodynamic loads during its service life. These loads can cause damage or weakening of the structure especially for aging military and civilian aircraft, thereby affecting its load carrying capabilities. Hence composite patch repairs are increasingly used to repair damaged aircraft metallic structures to restore its structural efficiency. This paper presents the results of Acoustic Emission (AE) monitoring of crack propagation in 2024-T3 Clad aluminum panels repaired with adhesively bonded octagonal, single sided boron/epoxy composite patch under tension-tension fatigue loading. Crack propagation gages were used to monitor crack initiation. The identified AE sensor features were used to train neural networks for predicting crack length. The results show that AE events are correlated with crack propagation. AE system was able to detect crack propagation even at high noise condition of 10 Hz loading; that crack propagation signals can be differentiated from matrix cracking signals that take place due to fiber breakage in the composite patch. Three back-propagation cascade feed forward networks were trained to predict crack length based on the number of fatigue cycles, AE event number, and both the Fatigue Cycles and AE events, as inputs respectively. Network using both fatigue cycles and AE event number as inputs to predict crack length gave the best results, followed by Network with fatigue cycles as input, while network with just AE events as input had a greater error.

Okafor, A. Chukwujekwu; Singh, Navdeep; Singh, Navrag [Structural Health Monitoring and NDE Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1870 Miner Circle Rolla MO 65409-0050 (United States)

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for composite repair of steel pipelines  

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Abstract The mechanical and thermal properties of the grouts are critical to their potential application as infill materials in structural repair. In this paper, the mechanical and thermal behaviour of five epoxy based grouts were investigated to identify their prospects as a component of the composite repair for steel pipelines. The compressive strength and stiffness of the grouts are found to be 52120MPa and 1.711GPa, respectively. The tensile, flexural and shear strengths of the grouts are found to be within the ranges of 1132, 2753, and 1330MPa, respectively. The tensile and flexural moduli range within 317, and 413GPa, respectively. Thermal analysis of the grouts suggests that the glass transition temperature (Tg) within 60 and 90C which also provide the thermal applicability limits for the grouts in the composite repair of steel pipes. The development of compressive properties of three selected grouts over 28days period was also investigated as well as the effect of the addition of coarse fillers.

Md Shamsuddoha; Md Mainul Islam; Thiru Aravinthan; Allan Manalo; Kin-tak Lau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIA-0482 Energy Information Administration  

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not in workingcondition, but generally used by the household, are included only if a repair person has been called or the appliance has been taken to a repair shop. '"' ;;. In...

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Results of Water and Sediment Toxicity Tests and Chemical Analyses Conducted at the Central Shops Burning Rubble Pit Waste Unit, January 1999  

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The Central Shops Burning Rubble Pit Operable Unit consists of two inactive rubble pits (631-1G and 631-3G) that have been capped, and one active burning rubble pit (631-2G), where wooden pallets and other non-hazardous debris are periodically burned. The inactive rubble pits may have received hazardous materials, such as asbestos, batteries, and paint cans, as well as non-hazardous materials, such as ash, paper, and glass. In an effort to determine if long term surface water flows of potentially contaminated water from the 631-1G, 631-3G, and 631-2G areas have resulted in an accumulation of chemical constituents at toxic levels in the vicinity of the settling basin and wetlands area, chemical analyses for significant ecological preliminary constituents of concern (pCOCs) were performed on aqueous and sediment samples. In addition, aquatic and sediment toxicity tests were performed in accordance with U.S. EPA methods (U.S. EPA 1989, 1994). Based on the results of the chemical analyses, unfiltered water samples collected from a wetland and settling basins located adjacent to the CSBRP Operable Unit exceed Toxicity Reference Values (TRVs) for aluminum, barium, chromium, copper, iron, lead, and vanadium at one or more of the four locations that were sampled. The water contained very high concentrations of clay particles that were present as suspended solids. A substantial portion of the metals were present as filterable particulates, bound to the clay particles, and were therefore not biologically available. Based on dissolved metal concentrations, the wetland and settling basin exceeded TRVs for aluminum and barium. However, the background reference location also exceeded the TRV for barium, which suggests that this value may be too low, based on local geochemistry. The detection limits for both total and dissolved mercury were higher than the TRV, so it was not possible to determine if the TRV for mercury was exceeded. Dissolved metal levels of chromium, copper, iron, lead and vanadium were below the TRVs. Metal concentrations in the sediment exceeded the TRVs for arsenic, chromium, copper, and mercury but not for antimony and lead. The results of the water toxicity tests indicated no evidence of acute toxicity in any of the samples. The results of the chronic toxicity tests indicated possible reproductive impairment at two locations. However, the results appear to be anomalous, since the toxicity was unrelated to concentration, and because the concentrations of pCOCs were similar in the toxic and the non-toxic samples. The results of the sediment toxicity tests indicated significant mortality in all but one sample, including the background reference sediment. When the results of the CSBRP sediment toxicity tests were statistically compared to the result from the background reference sediment, there was no significant mortality. These results suggest that the surface water and sediment at the CSBRP Operable Unit are not toxic to the biota that inhabit the wetland and the settling basin.

Specht, W.L.

1999-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A fluorescence method to detect photo-activated repair of UV-induced DNA damage in marine organisms  

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After UV exposure, marine microorganisms may re-activate their photosynthetic systems or regain their pre-exposure metabolic rates, but they will not long survive, nor grow or reproduce, if they cannot repair DNA or ERN damage. Several repair mechanisms, including nucleotide excision repair and photo-reactivation, are known in terrestrial organisms, but there is little information on either process in marine microorganisms. Photo-reactivation may be especially important near the ocean surface where a few meters difference in vertical position or a few hours difference in time may alleviate UV-irradiation stress yet still provide sufficient light for photoactivated repair processes. We have developed a relatively simple, sensitive method to measure the activity of the photo-reactivation enzyme, photolyase, by fluorometry. UV irradiation causes adjacent thymine nucleotides in DNA to form cyclobutane dimers. Photolyase attaches to the dimerized DNA then breaks the dimers in a reaction catalyzed by visible light, thereby allowing restoration of cross-strand base pairing. Our assay for photolyase activity involves a dimerized synthetic DNA and DNA-specific fluorochromes with affinity for thymine-rich regions of DNA. When thymine dimers are present, fluorescence of these dyes is reduced. As dimers are repaired, fluorescence increases, allowing us to demonstrate the presence of photolyase and measure its activity using conventional fluorometers available in most marine laboratories. Photo-reactivation activity has been unambiguously demonstrated in samples of coastal seawater. In preliminary investigations, cells taken from surface slicks did not have enhanced photo-repair capabilities relative to cells collected 5 meters below the surface. Additional tests of the method and measurements of photo-repair activities of surface and subsurface organisms will be made during the SLIX-89 Surface Microlayer Experiment in October 1989.

Carlson, D.J.; Mordy, C.W.; Nelson, K. (Oregon State Univ., Corvallis (United States))

1990-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Auto-segmentation of normal and target structures in head and neck CT images: A feature-driven model-based approach  

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Purpose: Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) allows greater control over dose distribution, which leads to a decrease in radiation related toxicity. IMRT, however, requires precise and accurate delineation of the organs at risk and target volumes. Manual delineation is tedious and suffers from both interobserver and intraobserver variability. State of the art auto-segmentation methods are either atlas-based, model-based or hybrid however, robust fully automated segmentation is often difficult due to the insufficient discriminative information provided by standard medical imaging modalities for certain tissue types. In this paper, the authors present a fully automated hybrid approach which combines deformable registration with the model-based approach to accurately segment normal and target tissues from head and neck CT images. Methods: The segmentation process starts by using an average atlas to reliably identify salient landmarks in the patient image. The relationship between these landmarks and the reference dataset serves to guide a deformable registration algorithm, which allows for a close initialization of a set of organ-specific deformable models in the patient image, ensuring their robust adaptation to the boundaries of the structures. Finally, the models are automatically fine adjusted by our boundary refinement approach which attempts to model the uncertainty in model adaptation using a probabilistic mask. This uncertainty is subsequently resolved by voxel classification based on local low-level organ-specific features. Results: To quantitatively evaluate the method, they auto-segment several organs at risk and target tissues from 10 head and neck CT images. They compare the segmentations to the manual delineations outlined by the expert. The evaluation is carried out by estimating two common quantitative measures on 10 datasets: volume overlap fraction or the Dice similarity coefficient (DSC), and a geometrical metric, the median symmetric Hausdorff distance (HD), which is evaluated slice-wise. They achieve an average overlap of 93% for the mandible, 91% for the brainstem, 83% for the parotids, 83% for the submandibular glands, and 74% for the lymph node levels. Conclusions: Our automated segmentation framework is able to segment anatomy in the head and neck region with high accuracy within a clinically-acceptable segmentation time.

Qazi, Arish A.; Pekar, Vladimir; Kim, John; Xie, Jason; Breen, Stephen L.; Jaffray, David A. [Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9 (Canada); Philips Research North America, Markham, Ontario L6C 2S3 (Canada); Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9 (Canada)

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The endoperoxide ascaridol shows strong differential cytotoxicity in nucleotide excision repair-deficient cells  

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Targeting synthetic lethality in DNA repair pathways has become a promising anti-cancer strategy. However little is known about such interactions with regard to the nucleotide excision repair (NER) pathway. Therefore, cell lines with a defect in the NER genes ERCC6 or XPC and their normal counterparts were screened with 53 chemically defined phytochemicals isolated from plants used in traditional Chinese medicine for differential cytotoxic effects. The screening revealed 12 drugs that killed NER-deficient cells more efficiently than proficient cells. Five drugs were further analyzed for IC{sub 50} values, effects on cell cycle distribution, and induction of DNA damage. Ascaridol was the most effective compound with a difference of > 1000-fold in resistance between normal and NER-deficient cells (IC{sub 50} values for cells with deficiency in ERCC6: 0.15 ?M, XPC: 0.18 ?M, and normal cells: > 180 ?M). NER-deficiency combined with ascaridol treatment led to G2/M-phase arrest, an increased percentage of subG1 cells, and a substantially higher DNA damage induction. These results were confirmed in a second set of NER-deficient and -proficient cell lines with isogenic background. Finally, ascaridol was characterized for its ability to generate oxidative DNA damage. The drug led to a dose-dependent increase in intracellular levels of reactive oxygen species at cytotoxic concentrations, but only NER-deficient cells showed a strongly induced amount of 8-oxodG sites. In summary, ascaridol is a cytotoxic and DNA-damaging compound which generates intracellular reactive oxidative intermediates and which selectively affects NER-deficient cells. This could provide a new therapeutic option to treat cancer cells with mutations in NER genes. -- Highlights: ? Thousand-fold higher Ascaridol activity in NER-deficient versus proficient cells. ? Impaired repair of Ascaridol-induced oxidative DNA damage in NER-deficient cells. ? Selective activity of Ascaridol opens new therapy options in NER-deficient tumors.

Abbasi, Rashda [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)] [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany); Efferth, Thomas [Institute of Pharmacy und Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Staudinger Weg 5, 55128 Mainz (Germany)] [Institute of Pharmacy und Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Staudinger Weg 5, 55128 Mainz (Germany); Kuhmann, Christine [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)] [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany); Opatz, Till [Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Duesbergweg 10-14, 55128 Mainz (Germany)] [Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Duesbergweg 10-14, 55128 Mainz (Germany); Hao, Xiaojiang [Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204 (China)] [Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204 (China); Popanda, Odilia, E-mail: o.popanda@dkfz.de [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)] [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany); Schmezer, Peter [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)] [Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and validation of nondestructive inspection techniques for composite doubler repairs on commercial aircraft  

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Composite doublers, or repair patches, provide an innovative repair technique which can enhance the way aircraft are maintained. Instead of riveting multiple steel or aluminum plates to facilitate an aircraft repair, it is possible to bond a single boron-epoxy composite doubler to the damaged structure. In order for the use of composite doublers to achieve widespread use in the civil aviation industry, it is imperative that methods be developed which can quickly and reliably assess the integrity of the doubler. In this study, a specific composite application was chosen on an L-1011 aircraft in order to focus the tasks on application and operation issues. Primary among inspection requirements for these doublers is the identification of disbonds, between the composite laminate and aluminum parent material, and delaminations in the composite laminate. Surveillance of cracks or corrosion in the parent aluminum material beneath the doubler is also a concern. No single nondestructive inspection (NDI) method can inspect for every flaw type, therefore it is important to be aware of available NDI techniques and to properly address their capabilities and limitations. A series of NDI tests were conducted on laboratory test structures and on full-scale aircraft fuselage sections. Specific challenges, unique to bonded composite doubler applications, were highlighted. An array of conventional and advanced NDI techniques were evaluated. Flaw detection sensitivity studies were conducted on applicable eddy current, ultrasonic, X-ray and thermography based devices. The application of these NDI techniques to composite doublers and the results from test specimens, which were loaded to provide a changing flaw profile, are presented in this report. It was found that a team of these techniques can identify flaws in composite doubler installations well before they reach critical size.

Roach, D.; Walkington, P.

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility study of a 6V-92TA homogeneous auto-ignited two-stroke (HAT) compressed-natural-gas-engine. Topical report, August 1989-May 1990  

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The objective of the project was to modify a two-stroke 6V-92TA diesel engine to operate on natural gas using a simple system with gas addition to the compressor inlet and a spark plug for cold start and non-autoignition engine operation. The engine was to be operated at most speed-load conditions by autoignition of the premixed gas-air mixture. This concept is referred to as the Homogeneous Auto-Ignited Two-Stroke (HAT). Autoignition of carbureted natural gas was achieved at various loads and speeds in a 6V-92TA engine modified for operating on natural gas with the HAT concept. However, HAT engine operation up to 277 hp at 2100 rpm (diesel coach rating) was not achieved because early ignition in some cylinders caused knock and excessive heat transfer. Instead, the engine was operated up to 226 hp (767 N.m) at 2100 rpm, 181 hp (780 N.m) at 1650 rpm, 130 hp (773 N.m) at 1200 rpm, and 34 hp (368 N.m) at 650 rpm. Maximum brake thermal efficiency measured was 33.4% at 2100 rpm/219 hp. The corrected efficiency (to compensate for the unburned natural gas lost during the scavenging process) was higher than this. Steady-state emissions show very low NOx, total unburned HC lower than expected and reasonable CO levels. The lean air-fuel mixture and unburned exhaust gases in the cylinder resulted in very low NOx emissions.

Kakwani, R.M.; Winsor, R.E.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair as a Late Secondary Procedure After Previous Aortic Grafts  

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Thoracic and abdominal aortic endovascular procedures as alternatives to aortic reoperations were studied in three different cases. An anastomotic aneurysm after previous thoracic aortic graft for coarctation, a second-stage elephant trunk repair (descending thoracic aortic aneurysm), and a secondary aneurysm proximal to a previous abdominal aortic graft were successfully treated with endovascular stent-grafts. During the follow-up period no lethal events or major aortic or graft-related complications were observed, except a type II endoleak in the anastomotic aortic aneurysm case. An endovascular stent-graft can be safely deployed into a previously implanted vascular graft, avoiding repeat surgery.

Matsagas, Miltiadis I. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Surgery - Vascular Surgery Unit (Greece)], E-mail: mimats@cc.uoi.gr; Anagnostopoulos, Constantine E. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Greece); Papakostas, John C. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Surgery - Vascular Surgery Unit (Greece); DeRose, Joseph J. [St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (United States); Siminelakis, Stavros [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Greece); Katsouras, Christos S. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Cardiology (Greece); Toumpoulis, Ioannis K.; Drossos, George E. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Greece); Michalis, Lampros K. [School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Department of Cardiology (Greece)

2006-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Composite wrap approved for U.S. gas-pipeline repairs  

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The US agency that oversees pipeline safety has taken the unusual step of waiving certain natural-gas pipeline maintenance regulations and permitted a group of gas-pipeline operators to perform repairs with a patented composite wrap formerly used only on liquids lines. The waivers ar subject to conditions and to future performance evaluations. The wrap is made of polyester resin reinforced by glass filament. On installation, it is tightly wound and adhesively bonded to damaged pipe. The paper describes the 2 waivers, the development of this new technology, savings, and training required by the Dept. of Transportation.

True, W.R.

1995-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam turbine maintenance and repair technology: Reducing planned-outage costs  

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The North American Electric Reliability Council (NAERC) reported that the average loss of equivalent availability per outage for a major fossil turbine overhaul is 323,000 MW-HR. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Generation and Storage Division, is in the first phase of a major research project to reduce the duration and/or frequency of steam turbine maintenance outages. This project consists of an assessment of the current state-of-the-art turbine maintenance and repair techniques and technologies. It is based on a review of current turbine maintenance practices of the US, European, Japanese, and Australian utility industries. Emphasized are maintenance and repair activities that have the most significant impact on outage duration or frequency. Twenty-six key turbine maintenance activities and the current best techniques were identified for use by utility maintenance personnel. Overall outage durations could be reduced if the duration of these activities were shortened or if they were performed more effectively. Recommended projects for development of advanced steam turbine maintenance technology were identified. 29 refs., 46 figs., 9 tabs.

Grace, H.P.; McClintock, M. (General Physics Corp., Columbia, MD (USA)); Lamping, G. (Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX (USA))

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial variability-based corrosion risk assessment and strategy of repair and maintenance for RC structures  

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A corrosion risk assessment model (CRAM) of reinforced concrete structures subjected to marine environment is presented. The spatial variability of parameters, which are decisive for the durability performance, is modelled probabilistically in terms of sample statistics, which may be assessed by testing of existing structures. The result of the chloride profile test is suggested to update the input model parameters for future structural condition prediction. The requirements to the service life performance are formulated in terms of the probability that the structure will be in a certain condition class after a given service time. Further, it is demonstrated how optimal strategies for repair and maintenance of concrete structure subject to chloride ingress can be determined on the basis of corrosion risk classes. The present method to plan optimal repair strategy is illustrated by an assessment case. For structures with large concrete surface exposed to chloride-laden environment, both spatial and temporal characteristics of deterioration are suggested to consider in condition assessment based on field inspection.

Xiao-Zhou Wang; Wei-Liang Jin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dofasco`s No. 4 blast furnace hearth breakout, repair and rescue  

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On May 5, 1994, after producing 9.5 million metric tons of iron, Dofasco`s No. 4 Blast Furnace experienced a hearth breakout 250 millimeters below the west taphole. The hot metal spill caused a fire resulting in severe damage and 33 days of lost production. During a 26-day period, electrical wiring, water drainage systems and both tapholes were repaired. Recovery from an unprepared furnace stop of this length, with the deadman depleted is difficult. To aid with the rescue Hoogovens-designed oxygen/fuel lances were commissioned. The furnace recovery began with a lance in each taphole and all tuyeres plugged. Six days after startup the furnace was casting into torpedo cars, and after nine days operation had returned to normal. This incident prompted Dofasco to expand the hearth monitoring system to detect and prevent similar occurrences. During the repair, 203 new thermocouples were installed in the hearth, concentrating on the tapholes and elephant foot areas. These thermocouples were installed at various depths and locations to allow heat flux calculations. This hearth monitoring system has already identified other problem areas and provided valuable information about hearth drainage patterns. This information has allowed them to develop control strategies to manage localized problem areas.

Donaldson, R.J.; Fischer, A.J.; Sharp, R.M.; Stothart, D.W. [Dofasco Inc., Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECT OF THE MODEL CORRELATING STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO REPAIRING COST ON LIFE CYCLE ECONOMIC LOSS ESTIMATION OF BUILDING STRUCTURES IN HIGH SEISMIC ZONE  

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correlating the damage to repairing cost on the life cycle loss using a simple model. Buildings are modeledEFFECT OF THE MODEL CORRELATING STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO REPAIRING COST ON LIFE CYCLE ECONOMIC LOSS ESTIMATION OF BUILDING STRUCTURES IN HIGH SEISMIC ZONE Noriyuki TAKAHASHI, Hitoshi SHIOHARA, and Shunsuke

Shiohara, Hitoshi

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[Studies of the repair of radiation-induced genetic damage in Drosophila]. Annual progress report, February 1, 1993--November 1, 1994  

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This research focuses on two repair deficient mutations in Drosophila melanogaster, namely mei-9, mei-41. In addition, the authors propose to extend this study to include the mus-312 mutation. They expect these studies to provide substantial insights into both the molecular mechanisms of DNA repair in Drosophila and the role these genes play in normal biological processes.

Hawley, R.S.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Specificity of Quantitative Excision Repair Cross-Complementing 1 Messenger RNA Expression for Prediction of Minor Histopathological Response to Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy in Esophageal Cancer  

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...analysis of damage recognition process in nucleotide excision repair. J Biol Chem, 278: 7476-85, 2003. 10 Houtsmuller AB, Rademakers S, Nigg AL, et al Action of DNA repair endonuclease ERCC1/XPF in living cells. Science (Wash DC), 284: 958-61...

Ute Warnecke-Eberz; Ralf Metzger; Futoshi Miyazono; Stephan E. Baldus; Susanne Neiss; Jan Brabender; Hartmut Schaefer; Walter Doerfler; Elfriede Bollschweiler; Hans P. Dienes; Rolf P. Mueller; Peter V. Danenberg; Arnulf H. Hoelscher; Paul M. Schneider

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The RecQ4 Orthologue Hrq1 Is Critical for DNA Interstrand Cross-Link Repair and Genome Stability in Fission Yeast  

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...Cross-Link Repair and Genome Stability in Fission Yeast Lynda...substrates, including bubbles but not blunt duplexes...mediators of genome stability include the RecQ family...cross-link repair and genome stability in fission yeast...substrates, including bubbles but not blunt duplexes...

Lynda M. Groocock; John Prudden; J. Jefferson P. Perry; Michael N. Boddy

2011-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Photoaffinity Labeling of Mouse Fibroblast Enzymes by a Base Excision Repair Intermediate: New Evidence on the Role of PARP-1 in DNA Repair  

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To examine mammalian base excision repair (BER) enzymes interacting with DNA intermediates formed during BER, we used a novel photoaffinity labeling probe and mouse embryonic fibroblast (MEF) crude extract. The probe was formed in situ, using an end-labeled oligonucleotide containing a synthetic abasic site; this site was incised by AP endonuclease creating a nick with 3' hydroxyl and 5' reduced sugar phosphate groups at the margins, and then a dNMP carrying a photoreactive adduct was introduced at the 3' hydroxyl group. With near UV-light exposure (312nm) of the extract-probe mixture, only six proteins were strongly labeled, including poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP-1) and the well-known BER participants flap endonuclease (FEN-1), DNA polymerase b (b-pol), and AP endonuclease (APE). The amount of probe crosslinked to PARP-1 was greater than that crosslinked to the other proteins. The specificity of PARP-1 labeling was examined by competition experiments involving various oligonucleotide competitors; competition of labeling by the probe was much greater for the BER intermediates tested than for normal double-stranded DNA. The specificity of PARP-1 labeling also was examined using DNA probes with alternate structures; PARP-1 labeling was stronger with a DNA oligomer representing a BER intermediate than with a molecule representing a nick in double-stranded DNA. These results identifying interaction of PARP-1 with a BER intermediate are discussed in light of PARP-1's role in mammalian BER.

Lavrik, Olga I.(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) [National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Prasad, Rajendra (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) [National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Sobol, Robert W.(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) [National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Horton, Julie K.(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) [National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Ackerman, Eric J.(BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)) [BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB); Wilson, Samuel H.(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) [National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

2001-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxidative DNA damage and its repair in rat spleen following subchronic exposure to aniline  

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The mechanisms by which aniline exposure elicits splenotoxic response, especially the tumorigenic response, are not well-understood. Splenotoxicity of aniline is associated with iron overload and generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) which can cause oxidative damage to DNA, proteins and lipids (oxidative stress). 8-Hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) is one of the most abundant oxidative DNA lesions resulting from ROS, and 8-oxoguanine glycosylase 1 (OGG1), a specific DNA glycosylase/lyase enzyme, plays a key role in the removal of 8-OHdG adducts. This study focused on examining DNA damage (8-OHdG) and repair (OGG1) in the spleen in an experimental condition preceding a tumorigenic response. To achieve that, male Sprague-Dawley rats were subchronically exposed to aniline (0.5 mmol/kg/day via drinking water for 30 days), while controls received drinking water only. Aniline treatment led to a significant increase in splenic oxidative DNA damage, manifested as a 2.8-fold increase in 8-OHdG levels. DNA repair activity, measured as OGG1 base excision repair (BER) activity, increased by {approx} 1.3 fold in the nuclear protein extracts (NE) and {approx} 1.2 fold in the mitochondrial protein extracts (ME) of spleens from aniline-treated rats as compared to the controls. Real-time PCR analysis for OGG1 mRNA expression in the spleen revealed a 2-fold increase in expression in aniline-treated rats than the controls. Likewise, OGG1 protein expression in the NEs of spleens from aniline-treated rats was {approx} 1.5 fold higher, whereas in the MEs it was {approx} 1.3 fold higher than the controls. Aniline treatment also led to stronger immunostaining for both 8-OHdG and OGG1 in the spleens, confined to the red pulp areas. It is thus evident from our studies that aniline-induced oxidative stress is associated with increased oxidative DNA damage. The BER pathway was also activated, but not enough to prevent the accumulation of oxidative DNA damage (8-OHdG). Accumulation of mutagenic oxidative DNA lesions in the spleen following exposure to aniline could play a critical role in the tumorigenic process.

Ma Huaxian; Wang Jianling [Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States); Abdel-Rahman, Sherif Z. [Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States); Boor, Paul J. [Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States); Khan, M. Firoze [Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States)], E-mail: mfkhan@utmb.edu

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global-to-Local Rule Generation for Self-Assembly and Self-Repair by Robot Swarms  

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Global-to-Local Rule Generation for Self-Assembly and Self-Repair by Robot Swarms Daniel Arbuckle a reactive self-assembly technique intended for use in swarms of simple robots, the other a distributed in the possibility that swarms of general-purpose self-assembling robots might be used to replace many such objects

Southern California, University of

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Cadmium sulfate and CdTe-quantum dots alter DNA repair in zebrafish (Danio rerio) liver cells  

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Increasing use of quantum dots (QDs) makes it necessary to evaluate their toxicological impacts on aquatic organisms, since their contamination of surface water is inevitable. This study compares the genotoxic effects of ionic Cd versus CdTe nanocrystals in zebrafish hepatocytes. After 24 h of CdSO{sub 4} or CdTe QD exposure, zebrafish liver (ZFL) cells showed a decreased number of viable cells, an accumulation of Cd, an increased formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), and an induction of DNA strand breaks. Measured levels of stress defense and DNA repair genes were elevated in both cases. However, removal of bulky DNA adducts by nucleotide excision repair (NER) was inhibited with CdSO{sub 4} but not with CdTe QDs. The adverse effects caused by acute exposure of CdTe QDs might be mediated through differing mechanisms than those resulting from ionic cadmium toxicity, and studying the effects of metallic components may be not enough to explain QD toxicities in aquatic organisms. - Highlights: Both CdSO{sub 4} and CdTe QDs lead to cell death and Cd accumulation. Both CdSO{sub 4} and CdTe QDs induce cellular ROS generation and DNA strand breaks. Both CdSO{sub 4} and CdTe QDs induce the expressions of stress defense and DNA repair genes. NER repair capacity was inhibited with CdSO{sub 4} but not with CdTe QDs.

Tang, Song; Cai, Qingsong [The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79416 (United States); Chibli, Hicham [Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montral, QC H3A 2B4 (Canada); Allagadda, Vinay [The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79416 (United States); Nadeau, Jay L. [Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montral, QC H3A 2B4 (Canada); Mayer, Gregory D., E-mail: greg.mayer@ttu.edu [The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79416 (United States)

2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Activation of the Fanconi Anemia/BRCA Pathway and Recombination Repair in the Cellular Response to Solar Ultraviolet Light  

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...in the Cellular Response to Solar Ultraviolet Light Jessica Dunn...School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Recombination repair plays...primary skin cells exposed to solar-simulated light. UV-induced...integrity of their genome, solar UV light plays a pivotal role...

Jessica Dunn; Marisa Potter; Adam Rees; and Thomas M. Rnger

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Arellano, Tatum, Stark, Horvath, Leshchinsky 1 Interim Design Guideline for EPS-Block Geofoam in Slope Stabilization and Repair  

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Arellano, Tatum, Stark, Horvath, Leshchinsky 1 Interim Design Guideline for EPS-Block Geofoam of expanded polystyrene (EPS)-block geofoam3 for slope stabilization and repair based on the National for the use of EPS-block geofoam6 for the function of lightweight fill in slope stability applications

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Agrobacterium May Delay Plant Nonhomologous End-Joining DNA Repair via XRCC4 to Favor T-DNA Integration  

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...benthamiana. Supplemental Figure 3. Estimation of At-XRCC4 Transcript Level...plants are sensitive to ionizing radiation and defective in T-DNA integration...rates in higher plants by low-dose irradiation: Are DNA repair...tumefaciens transformation of the radiation hypersensitive Arabidopsis...

Zarir E. Vaghchhipawala; Balaji Vasudevan; Seonghee Lee; Mustafa R. Morsy; Kirankumar S. Mysore

2012-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Genes Involved in DNA Repair and Nitrosamine Metabolism and Those Located on Chromosome 14q32 Are  

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that nitrosa- mine activation and DNA repair are important in NPC. The consistent down-regulation of expression Ahlquist,4,6 and Allan Hildesheim2 1 Biometric Research Branch, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis and 2 Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Newton, Michael

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Differential Role of Transcription-Coupled Repair in UVBInduced Response of Human Fibroblasts and Keratinocytes  

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...factor IIH components xeroderma pigmentosum B and p62. J Biol Chem 1998;273:27794-9. 11 van Gool AJ, Citterio E, Rademakers S, et al. The Cockayne syndrome B protein, involved in transcription-coupled DNA repair, resides in an RNA polymerase...

Mariarosaria D'Errico; Massimo Teson; Angelo Calcagnile; Tiziana Nardo; Naomi De Luca; Chiara Lazzari; Silvia Soddu; Giovanna Zambruno; Miria Stefanini; Eugenia Dogliotti

2005-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - CX-IndianCabinRoadRepair_PPA1908_WEB.doc  

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United States Government Department of Energy United States Government Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration DATE: June 22, 2011 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Elizabeth Johnson Natural Resource Specialist - TFBV-THE DALLES Proposed Action: Indian Cabin Road Repair PP&A Project No.: 1908 Categorical Exclusions Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3, Routine maintenance activities...for structures, rights of way, infrastructures such as roads, equipment... routine maintenance activities, corrective....are required to maintain...infrastructures...in a condition suitable for a facility to be used for its designated purpose. Location: The project is located in Skamania County, Washington, T3N, R8E, Sections 27

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[Studies of the repair of radiation-induced genetic damage in Drosophila]. Annual progress report, October 1, 1988--June 1, 1989  

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The primary goal of this study is to achieve a more thorough understanding of the mechanisms employed by higher organisms to repair DNA damage induced by both ionizing and nonionizing radiation. These studies are also contributing to an improved understanding of the processes of mutagenesis and carcinogenesis in higher eukaryotes. The studies employ Drosophila as a model organism for investigating repair functions that are common to all higher eukaryotes. Drosophila was chosen in the early phases of this study primarily because of the ease with which one can isolate and characterize repair-deficient mutants in a metazoan organism. The laboratory has gone on to investigate the metabolic defects of such mutants while others have performed complementary genetic and cytogenetic studies which relate DNA repair processes to mutagenesis and chromosome stability. The repair studies have exploited the capacity to introduce mutant Drosophila cells into tissue culture and thereby compare repair defects directly with those of homologous human disorders. Researchers are currently employing recombinant DNA technology to investigate the mechanisms of the DNA repair pathways defined by those mutants.

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1989-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilizing graduate follow-up studies for the identification of new and emerging occupations  

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Manager Auto Body Repair Auto Body Technician Bodyman Owner/Body Technician Auto Body Technidan Collision Technician Owner-Technician Auto Parts Service Technician Auto Service Technician Mechanic Mechanic Automotive Technology Automotive... Technician Automotive Technician Technician Technician Mechanic Make-Ready Automotive Technidan Mechanic 22 Table 3 Continued Job Titles Program First Year Fonow-up Third Year Follow-up Automotive Technology (Continued) Mechanic Line...

Isbell, Teresa Smith

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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BYD Auto | Open Energy Information  

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search This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. A leader in batteries and EV. http:en.wikipedia.orgwikiBYDAuto Retrieved from "http:en.openei.org...

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AUTO ID FUTURE - FREQUENCY AGNOSTIC  

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Identification of information is one key to the development of intelligent decision systems of the future. Frequency agnostic automatic identification is only one step in the physical world to make physical objects identify ...

DATTA, SHOUMEN

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In-situ repairs of pipelines using metal arc welding under oil (MAW-UO) aided by eddy current crack detection  

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Metal arc welding under oil (MAW-UO) is a new process developed to make in-situ internal repairs of in-service oil industry pipelines tanks and vessels without the need to evacuate the service from the containing fluid. High nickel alloy welding wires were used to produce a tough relatively soft austenitic weld metal; with reduced weld metal hardness porosity residual strain and cracking susceptibility. Eddy current sensors were able to detect cracks under oil which then can be repaired in-situ using MAW-UO. The in-situ under oil crack detection and arc weld repair process will be described.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z