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Fermilab | Directorate | Internal Audit Services | Risk Assessment and  

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Risk Assessment and Planning Risk Assessment and Planning How are topics selected for an internal audit? A Year At A Glance Throughout the year we collect ideas and input from the Board of Directors Audit Committee, Management, DOE Fermi Site Office and DOE Office of Inspector General. We also reference the Contractor Assurance System (CAS) web pages for information about the structure of the systems. In addition, CAS (management system) owners are interviewed with respect to Internal Audit's risk assessments and audit plans. We prepare reports that summarize the results of individual audits, as well issue an annual report of activities. Internal audit reports are distributed as they are issued, to a wide audience including the Audit Committee, Management, the DOE Fermi Site Office, the DOE Chicago Office,

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Reliability Assessment of North American Steam Turbines  

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This survey provides statistics related to the reliability and maintenance of fossil-fueled steam turbines in the continental United States. The analysis focuses primarily on active turbines larger than 200 MW.

2002-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Assessment of SMART Reactor Protection System  

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Component failure rates and integrated system reliability of the SMART reactor protection system were analyzed. The analysis tool of the study was the RELEX 7 computer program developed by Relex Software Corporation. The RELEX software is a PC based computer program which includes the part stress analysis models and the RBD analysis model to calculate component and system reliability. The component failure rate data for the study was selected from the MIL-HDBK-217F. (authors)

Won Young, Yun; Choong Heui, Jeong [Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety, P. O. Box 114, Yusong Post Office, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of); Seong Hun, Kim; Sang Yong, Lee [Sam Chang Enterprise Co. LTD, 974-1, Goyen-ri, Woongchon-myon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan (Korea, Republic of)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the reliability of linear dynamic transformer thermal modelling  

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Assessing the reliability of linear dynamic transformer thermal modelling X. Mao, D.J. Tylavsky and G.A. McCulla Abstract: Improving the utilisation of transformers requires that the hot-spot and top. An alternative method for assessing transformer model reliability is provided. 1 Introduction The maximally

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Software reliability assessment via fuzzy logic model  

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Recently in software engineering it became of great importance to be able to reason about non functional characteristics of software. This holds for a large variety of application areas like embedded and safety-critical software systems as well as service-oriented ... Keywords: fuzzy logic, fuzzy models, service oriented software systems, software reliability

Olga Georgieva; Aleksandar Dimov

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural reliability analysis and seismic risk assessment  

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This paper presents a reliability analysis method for safety evaluation of nuclear structures. By utilizing this method, it is possible to estimate the limit state probability in the lifetime of structures and to generate analytically the fragility curves for PRA studies. The earthquake ground acceleration, in this approach, is represented by a segment of stationary Gaussian process with a zero mean and a Kanai-Tajimi Spectrum. All possible seismic hazard at a site represented by a hazard curve is also taken into consideration. Furthermore, the limit state of a structure is analytically defined and the corresponding limit state surface is then established. Finally, the fragility curve is generated and the limit state probability is evaluated. In this paper, using a realistic reinforced concrete containment as an example, results of the reliability analysis of the containment subjected to dead load, live load and ground earthquake acceleration are presented and a fragility curve for PRA studies is also constructed.

Hwang, H.; Reich, M.; Shinozuka, M.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operations Directorate (OPS Directorate)  

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Operations Directorate (OPS Directorate) Operations Directorate (OPS Directorate) Purpose A group chartered by the Associate Laboratory Director for the Advanced Photon Source that includes the responsible Division Directors and other appropriate APS operations personnel. The Operations Directorate collectively coordinates operating decisions that affect the facility as a whole and establishes both long- and short-term schedules, including scheduled maintenance and facility improvement periods. The Operations Directorate is the APS forum in which decisions regarding operations are discussed: These include, but are not limited to: Safety issues related to operations Operational Schedule Global operating parameters within the defined and approved operational and safety envelopes, such as energy, maximum circulating beam

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Reliability assessment of autonomous power systems incorporating HVDC interconnection links  

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The objective of this paper is to present an improved computational method for the overall reliability assessment of autonomous power systems that may or may not contain HVdc interconnection links. This is a hybrid method based on a Monte-Carlo simulation sequential approach which incorporates an analytical approach for the reliability modeling of the HVdc transmission links. The developed models and techniques have been implemented into a computer program that can be used to simulate the operational practices and characteristics of the overall system under study efficiently and realistically. A set of reliability indices are calculated for each load-point of interest and the entire system while a set of additional indices is calculated for quantifying the reliability performance of the interconnection links under the specified operating requirements. The analysis of a practical system is also included for a number of studies representing its various operating and design characteristics.

Dialynas, E.N.; Koskolos, N.C. [National Technical Univ., Athens (Greece). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Agoris, D. [Public Power Corp., Athens (Greece)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing reliability of substation spare current transformer system  

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This paper relates a case study involving Current Transformers (CTs) from the electrical system of the Companhia Hidro Elétrica do São Francisco (CHESF) in order to estimate the optimum number of spare. Two models have been considered in this ... Keywords: Monte Carlo simulation, current transformers, reliability assessment

Cristiano G. de Melo; Renata Maria Cardoso R. de Souza; Liliane R. B. Salgado

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A reliability assessment methodology for distribution systems with distributed generation  

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Reliability assessment is of primary importance in designing and planning distribution systems that operate in an economic manner with minimal interruption of customer loads. With the advances in renewable energy sources, Distributed Generation (DG), is forecasted to increase in distribution networks. The study of reliability evaluation of such networks is a relatively new area. This research presents a new methodology that can be used to analyze the reliability of such distribution systems and can be applied in preliminary planning studies for such systems. The method uses a sequential Monte Carlo simulation of the distribution systemÂ?s stochastic model to generate the operating behavior and combines that with a path augmenting Max flow algorithm to evaluate the load status for each state change of operation in the system. Overall system and load point reliability indices such as hourly loss of load, frequency of loss of load and expected energy unserved can be computed using this technique. On addition of DG in standby mode of operation at specific locations in the network, the reliability indices can be compared for different scenarios and strategies for placement of DG and their capacities can be determined using this methodology.

Duttagupta, Suchismita Sujaya

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE 04-0115 Human Reliability Program Medical Assessments 2004  

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ORISE 04-0115 ORISE 04-0115 Office of Security U. S. Department of Energy Human Reliability Program MEDICAL ASSESSMENTS Center for Human Reliability Studies Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Operated by Oak Ridge Associated Universities For the U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a university consortium leveraging the scientific strength of major research institutions to advance science and education by partnering with national laboratories, government agencies, and private industry. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a DOE facility focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical

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Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR)  

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This Reference Guide contains instructions on how to install and use Version 3.5 of the NRC-sponsored Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR). The NUCLARR data management system is contained in compressed files on the floppy diskettes that accompany this Reference Guide. NUCLARR is comprised of hardware component failure data (HCFD) and human error probability (HEP) data, both of which are available via a user-friendly, menu driven retrieval system. The data may be saved to a file in a format compatible with IRRAS 3.0 and commercially available statistical packages, or used to formulate log-plots and reports of data retrieval and aggregation findings.

Gilbert, B.G.; Richards, R.E.; Reece, W.J.; Gertman, D.I.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facility Centered Assessment of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Science and Technology Operations - Facility Operations Director Managed Facilities, August 2011  

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Review Report Review Report Facility Centered Assessment of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Science and Technology Operations - Facility Operations Director Managed Facilities May 2011 August 2011 Office of Health, Safety and Security Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Table of Contents Background ................................................................................................................................................... 1 Results ........................................................................................................................................................... 2 Conduct of the FCA ......................................................................................................................... 2

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Facility Centered Assessment of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Science and Technology Operations - Facility Operations Director Managed Facilities, August 2011  

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Review Report Review Report Facility Centered Assessment of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Science and Technology Operations - Facility Operations Director Managed Facilities May 2011 August 2011 Office of Health, Safety and Security Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Table of Contents Background ................................................................................................................................................... 1 Results ........................................................................................................................................................... 2 Conduct of the FCA ......................................................................................................................... 2

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Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions Integrated Assessment of  

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described in this paper coordinated by the Consortium of Electricity Reliability Technology Solutions

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Assessment of microelectronics packaging for high temperature, high reliability applications  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report details characterization and development activities in electronic packaging for high temperature applications. This project was conducted through a Department of Energy sponsored Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Sandia National Laboratories and General Motors. Even though the target application of this collaborative effort is an automotive electronic throttle control system which would be located in the engine compartment, results of this work are directly applicable to Sandia`s national security mission. The component count associated with the throttle control dictates the use of high density packaging not offered by conventional surface mount. An enabling packaging technology was selected and thermal models defined which characterized the thermal and mechanical response of the throttle control module. These models were used to optimize thick film multichip module design, characterize the thermal signatures of the electronic components inside the module, and to determine the temperature field and resulting thermal stresses under conditions that may be encountered during the operational life of the throttle control module. Because the need to use unpackaged devices limits the level of testing that can be performed either at the wafer level or as individual dice, an approach to assure a high level of reliability of the unpackaged components was formulated. Component assembly and interconnect technologies were also evaluated and characterized for high temperature applications. Electrical, mechanical and chemical characterizations of enabling die and component attach technologies were performed. Additionally, studies were conducted to assess the performance and reliability of gold and aluminum wire bonding to thick film conductor inks. Kinetic models were developed and validated to estimate wire bond reliability.

Uribe, F.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-hazard Reliability Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbines  

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A probabilistic framework is developed to assess the structural reliability of offshore wind turbines. Probabilistic models are developed to predict the deformation, shear force and bending moment demands on the support structure of wind turbines. The proposed probabilistic models are developed starting from a commonly accepted deterministic model and by adding correction terms and model errors to capture respectively, the inherent bias and the uncertainty in developed models. A Bayesian approach is then used to assess the model parameters incorporating the information from virtual experiment data. The database of virtual experiments is generated using detailed three-dimensional finite element analyses of a suite of typical offshore wind turbines. The finite element analyses properly account for the nonlinear soil-structure interaction. Separate probabilistic demand models are developed for three operational/load conditions including: (1) operating under day-to-day wind and wave loading; (2) operating throughout earthquake in presence of day-to-day loads; and (3) parked under extreme wind speeds and earthquake ground motions. The proposed approach gives special attention to the treatment of both aleatory and epistemic uncertainties in predicting the demands on the support structure of wind turbines. The developed demand models are then used to assess the reliability of the support structure of wind turbines based on the proposed damage states for typical wind turbines and their corresponding performance levels. A multi-hazard fragility surface of a given wind turbine support structure as well as the seismic and wind hazards at a specific site location are incorporated into a probabilistic framework to estimate the annual probability of failure of the support structure. Finally, a framework is proposed to investigate the performance of offshore wind turbines operating under day-to-day loads based on their availability for power production. To this end, probabilistic models are proposed to predict the mean and standard deviation of drift response of the tower. The results are used in a random vibration based framework to assess the fragility as the probability of exceeding certain drift thresholds given specific levels of wind speed.

Mardfekri Rastehkena, Maryam 1981-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation reliability assessment in power markets using Monte Carlo simulation and soft computing  

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Deregulation policy has caused some changes in the concepts of power systems reliability assessment and enhancement. In the present research, generation reliability is considered, and a method for its assessment is proposed using intelligent systems. ... Keywords: Generation reliability, Intelligent systems, Monte Carlo simulation, Power pool market

H. Haroonabadi; M. -R. Haghifam

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation reliability assessment in power pool market using MCS and intelligent systems  

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Deregulation policy has caused some changes in the concepts of power systems reliability assessment and enhancement. In this paper, generation reliability is considered, and a method for its assessment using intelligent systems is proposed. Also, because ... Keywords: generation reliability, intelligent systems, monte carlo simulation, power pool market

H. Haroonabadi; M.-R. Haghifam

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Assessment of a Power Grid with Customer Operated CHP Systems Using Monte Carlo Simulation.  

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??This thesis presents a method for reliability assessment of a power grid with distributed generation providing support to the system. The distributed generation units considered… (more)

Manohar, Lokesh Prakash

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability of wind power from dispersed sites: a preliminary assessment  

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The reliability benefit of geographically dispersed wind turbine generators is analyzed. Electricity produced from wind machines experiences wide fluctuations of output at a given site. Yet the value of electricity is a function of its reliability. Pricing schedules have traditionally valued firm power, that is, reliably available power, much more highly than ''dump power;'' that is, power which is available intermittently on an ''if and when'' basis. The conventional wisdom on wind power suggests that it is unrealistic to expect that wind generation will be sufficiently reliable to displace conventional capacity. While such conclusions may be valid for analysis of individual sites, the main thesis of this paper is that geographical dispersal improves aggregate reliability.

Kahn, E.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Viability, Development, and Reliability Assessment of Coupled Coastal Forecasting Systems  

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Real-time wave forecasts are critical to a variety of coastal and offshore opera- tions. NOAA’s global wave forecasts, at present, do not extend into many coastal regions of interest. Even after more than two decades of the historical Exxon Valdez disaster, Cook Inlet (CI) and Prince William Sound (PWS) are regions that suffer from a lack of accurate wave forecast information. This dissertation develops high- resolution integrated wave forecasting schemes for these regions in order to meet the critical requirements associated with shipping, commercial and sport fishing vessel safety, and oil spill response. This dissertation also performs a detailed qualitative and quantitative assessment of the impact of various forcing functions on wave pre- dictions, and develops maps showing extreme variations in significant wave heights (SWHs). For instance, it is found that the SWH could vary by as much as 1 m in the northern CI region in the presence of currents (hence justifying the need for integration of the wave model with a circulation model). Such maps can be useful for several engineering operations, and could also serve as guidance tool as to what can be expected in certain regions. Aside from the system development, the issue of forecast reliability is also addressed for PWS region in the context of the associated uncertainty which confronts the manager of engineering operations or other planners. For this purpose, high-resolution 36-h daily forecasts of SWHs are compared with measurements from buoys and satellites for about a year. The results show that 70% of the peak SWHs in the range 5-8 m were predicted with an accuracy of 15% or less for a forecast lead time of 9 h. On average, results indicate 70% or greater likelihood of the prediction falling within a tolerance of ±(1*RMSE) for all lead times. This analysis could not be performed for CI due to lack of data sources.

Singhal, Gaurav

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTEGRATING THE DESIGN AND RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT OF A HYBRID PV-THERMAL MICROCONCENTRATOR SYSTEM  

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INTEGRATING THE DESIGN AND RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT OF A HYBRID PV-THERMAL MICROCONCENTRATOR SYSTEM M that the materials from the power electronics industry are also reliable when used in a concentrator PV module and reliability testing have been integrated as concurrent processes, enabling the early optimisation

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CERTS 2012 Program Review - Reliability Standards Analysis and Assessment - Gil Tam, EPG  

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12-13, 2012 12-13, 2012 Washington, DC FY12 DOE/CERTS Transmission Reliability R&D Internal Program Review Research Projects Reliability Standards Analysis and Assessments  Frequency Response Event Collection and Analysis  NERC Interconnections 2011 Annual Grid Reliability Performance Analysis and Report Page 1 Reliability Standards Analysis and Assessment  Objective: Support the NERC committees/groups (Resource Subcommittee and RS- Frequency Working Group) in the following ways: - Perform grid reliability metrics analysis using data collected in CERTS applications as requested by the RS - Analyze collected data to assess reliability performance at different levels - Interconnection, Reliability Coordinator, Balancing Authority - Perform analysis, testing, and monitoring of current and proposed

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Executive Director  

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Executive Director Executive Director Rich Marquez, Executive Director, leads institutional initiatives and provides oversight for the Laboratory's organizations for Ethics and Audits, Prime Contract, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer, Ombuds, and Communications and Government Affairs. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505) 667-5061 Marquez has received a number of significant awards and recognitions, including the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service. Rich Marquez Executive Director Rich Marquez, Executive Director Richard A. (Rich) Marquez currently serves Los Alamos National Laboratory as executive director reporting to the Laboratory director. Marquez leads institutional initiatives and provides oversight for several Laboratory organizations, including

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RELIABILITY OF WIND POWER FROM DISPERSED SITES: A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT  

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ON METHODOLOGY: FROM WIND POWER FREQUENCY TO LOSS-OF-LOADJ.P. , "Some Aspects of Wind Power Statistics, " J. of Appl.S£CTION Reliability of Wind Power From Dispersed Sites: A Pr

Kahn, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Bootstrap Method for Software Reliability Assessment Based on a Discretized NHPP Model  

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We discuss a bootstrap method for software reliability assessment based on a discretized no homogeneous Poisson process (NHPP) model. Ordinarily, model parameters of the discretized NHPP model are estimated by using the regression analysis based on the ... Keywords: Software reliability assessment, Discretized NHPP model, Regression analysis, Bootstrap method

Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural Reliability: Assessing the Condition and Reliability of Casing in Compacting Reservoirs  

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Casing has a higher risk of failure in a compacting reservoir than in a typical reservoir. Casing fails when reservoir compaction induces compression and shear stresses onto it. They compact as reservoir pressure depletes during production. High compaction reservoirs typically are composed of unconsolidated, overpressured rocks such as chalk, diatomite, and sandstone. Pore pressure depletion increases effective stress, which is the rock matrix stress pushing upward against overburden pressure. Effective stress may exceed rock compressive strength, inducing compaction. Wells in compacting reservoirs risk high failure and deformation rates. This project introduces the concept of structural reliability to quantify casing failure risks in compacting reservoirs. This research developed probabilistic models for casing capacities using current design methods and a reservoir compaction load using finite-element model simulations. Probabilistic models were used in creating two limit-states functions to predict casing failure: axial yielding and buckling failures. A limit-state function describes the casing condition as the casing experiences a reservoir compaction load. The limit state function is the input in component and system analyses for casing fragility and conditional probability of casing failure. Fragilities can predict casing probability of failure as reservoir pressure is depleting. Sensitivity and importance analyses are also performed to determine the importance of parameters affecting the casing reliability. Applying the knowledge produced from this research to casing design methods can improve design reliabilities and forecast the risk of casing failure in compacting reservoirs.

Chantose, Prasongsit

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Condition Assessment for Continued Reliable Operation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fossil power plant operators face increasing complexity relative to long-range planning for existing fossil generation assets. With the increased focus to provide reliable and cost-effective power coupled with new and increasingly stringent existing environmental regulations, many power companies face difficult decisions regarding investment in aging assets, as opposed to building new generation units or providing ...

2013-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability...  

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American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid. NERC develops and enforces Reliability Standards; assesses...

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Assessment Methods and Operating Tools for Grid Reliability: An Executive Report on the Transmission Program of EPRI's Power Deliver y Reliability Initiative  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Maintaining a high level of power grid reliability is one of the most pressing issues facing the electric power industry today. This report summarizes the achievements and planned activities of the transmission portion of the industry-wide Power Delivery Reliability Initiative, which is developing new tools and methods for assessing and improving grid reliability.

2001-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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From the Director  

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From the Director From the Director From the Director LANL's mission is to develop and apply science and technology to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; reduce global threats; and solve other emerging national security and energy challenges. Contact Operator Communications & Government Affairs (505) 667-7000 Our people are highly trained, creative, and innovative. They have one-of-a-kind facilities to accomplish work that very few people in the world can do. We have a vibrant student and postdoctoral program because they are the talent who will solve the problems our predecessors only dreamed of. Director's message Charles McMillan Los Alamos National Laboratory has played a role in some of the most transformational discoveries of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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MEMORANDUM FOR FEDERAL PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS FROM: DIRECTOR  

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2009 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR FEDERAL PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS FROM: DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT SUBJECT: Changes to the Balanced Scorecard Program The Balanced Scorecard (BSC) performance management methodology has played a significant role in helping the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management assess the performance of the Department's Federal procurement offices and the purchasing organizations of its major site and facility contractors. This methodology provides the conceptual framework for creating, communicating, collecting and arraying performance objectives, measures, targets, and initiatives. Over the years, we have used the BSC assessment results to identify and monitor desired organizational changes, to expose problem areas needing management attention, to

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Fermilab | Directorate |  

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thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb photo Nigel Lockyer Laboratory Director Profile photo Victoria A. White Chief Operating Officer Profile photo Stuart Henderson Associate Laboratory Director for Accelerators Profile photo Greg Bock Associate Laboratory Director for Particle Physics Profile photo Randy Ortgiesen Associate Laboratory Director for Operations Support Profile photo Martha Michels Director for ESH&Q and Head of the ESH&Q Section Profile photo Cynthia Conger Chief Financial Officer Profile photo Carl Strawbridge Interim Head, Integrated Planning & Performance Management Profile photo Jim Strait LBNE Project Manager Profile photo Robert Kephart IARC Director/ SRF Program Manager View Profile Profile photo Stephen Geer Head, Program Planning Office

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Deputy Director  

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Deputy Director Deputy Director Laboratory Deputy Director Elizabeth Sellers has nearly 30 years of management experience leading the integration and improvement of large, complex, and technically diverse environments. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505) 667-5061 Sellers comes to the Laboratory with nearly 30 years of management experience working for the U.S. Department of Energy and private industry, leading the integration and improvement of large, complex, and technically diverse environments. Elizabeth Sellers Laboratory Deputy Director Deputy Director Elizabeth Sellers Elizabeth (Beth) Sellers joined Los Alamos National Laboratory as deputy director on December 5, 2011. Sellers comes to the Laboratory with nearly 30 years of management experience working for the U.S. Department of Energy and private industry,

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Martha Michels  

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Martha Michels Martha Michels Director for ESH&Q and Head of the ESH&Q Section As the Director for ESH&Q and Head of the ESH&Q Section, Michels is responsible for the management and direction of Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryÂ’s environment, safety and health programs. She ensures that ESH&Q is integrated into all activities within the line organizations in an effective and efficient manner. Michels assists the Directorate in assessing the resource needs and priorities of the Laboratory concerning ESH&Q. She represents the lab on ESH&Q issues with the Department of Energy, government and non-government agencies and other national laboratories. Michels owns the ESH&Q Management System, which establishes and maintains ESH&Q policies and procedures. She assesses line organizations for

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Executive Director  

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Dear Dr. Boulton, As you may know, “Workforce ” is the first of the six priorities listed in APHL’s current (2010-2013) and previous (2006-2009) Strategic Plans. A crucial strength of our Association’s ongoing Workforce Development Program is multi-component workforce research. Over the past two years access to support provided by the University of Michigan’s Center of Excellence for Public Health Workforce Studies has greatly accelerated this research program. We are most grateful to the Center and you personally for undertaking the initial characterization of the public health, environmental, and agricultural laboratory (PHEAL) workforce, an undertaking that has provided an excellent assessment and a solid base on which to build future PHEAL workforce research and products needed to expand the PHEAL workforce pipeline. Thank you for forwarding the final draft of the National Laboratory Capacity Assessment. This collaborative initiative has resulted in a summary document rich with information that has provided an exceptional profile of our public health, environmental, and agricultural laboratories. On behalf of the Workforce Development Committee and the APHL Board of Directors, we extend our appreciation for a truly productive and effective collaboration. Lastly, we hope that

Matthew L. Boulton; Scott J. Becker; Jack Deboy Drph

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of the reliability of space nuclear power systems by probabilistic risk assessment techniques  

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A successful space mission depends on the reliable operation of the spacecraft's electrical power system. For payloads requiring high power levels, various designs of space nuclear power systems (SNPS) are available. Designers have conducted limited spacecraft component reliability analysis and full-scale testing of SNPS is impractical. Therefore, a properly-designed reliability analysis, systematically applied, may provide an effective means for making judgments about the relative reliability of competing SNPSS. This work examines the applicability of probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) techniques for estimating SNPS reliability from design studies. The nuclear electric power industry has used PRA techniques to accurately analyze the reliability of complex systems. However, these PRA techniques for nuclear power plants require modifications for SNPS reliability assessment. This study validates these modified PRA techniques by examining the reliability of the SP-I 00 and the Small Ex-core Heat Pipe Thermionic Reactor (SEHPTR). The present analysis focuses on the SNPS failure to produce nominal electrical power. Typical events threatening the reliability of the SNPS will consist of hardware failures, external events, and command errors or software deficiencies. This work involves the following systematic steps for each SNPS: e System familiarization ³Performance of a "failure modes and effects analysis" to deten-nine how the failures of components might cause a system failure ³Construction of system and component fault trees ³Reliability data estimation³Fault tree quantification (using CAFTA'O and UNCERT'O) 'Me reliability data estimation relies on occurrence probabilities for each component failure mode. Various methods for estimating failure rates from existing reliability databases or from engineering approximations were investigated. This work employs the Monte Carlo sampling technique to associate numerical uncertainty levels with the quantitative reliability estimates produced for each SNPS. The quantitative results estimate the reliability of the systems studied as 0.9494 for the SP-100 and 0.9453 for the SEHPTR. The associated error factor is approximately 2.0, corresponding to the system modeling and reliability data uncertainties. Importance measures and sensitivity analyses indicate that the fuel damage, sensor, electrical component, mechanical component, drive, and power conditioning, control, and distribution subsystem failures can be critical to the system's reliability.

Gutner, Sophie Isabelle

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Director's Office  

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Director's Office Director's Office Director's Office Print Roger Falcone Director, Advanced Light Source, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley. Roger Falcone Web page at the University of California, Berkeley Advanced Light Source Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 1 Cyclotron Road, MS 80R0114 Berkeley, CA 94720 USA Tel. (510) 486-6692 Fax (510) 486-4960 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley physics professor and veteran ALS user, succeeded Janos Kirz as ALS Division Director on September 1, 2006. Dr. Falcone received his undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton University in 1974. He earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in

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Assessment of EPRI Fuel Reliability Guidelines for New Nuclear Plant Designs  

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As the nuclear power industry pursues the licensing, construction and operation of new advanced LWR designs to meet growing electrical demand, a high level of fuel reliability will be a key factor in the ultimate acceptance and sustainability of these new plants. The new reactor designs under consideration by the industry will utilize fuel assembly/rod designs and operating conditions that are similar to the current fleet. This report assesses the applicability of the EPRI Fuel Reliability Program (FRP) ...

2009-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING THE RELIABILITY OF WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS  

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During the last decade, wind power generation has seen rapid development. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, achieving 20 % wind power penetration in the U.S. by 2030 will require: (i) enhancement of the transmission infrastructure, (ii) improvement of reliability and operability of wind systems and (iii) increased U.S. manufacturing capacity of wind generation equipment. This research will concentrate on improvement of reliability and operability of wind energy conversion systems (WECSs). The increased penetration of wind energy into the grid imposes new operating conditions on power systems. This change requires development of an adequate reliability framework. This thesis proposes a framework for assessing WECS reliability in the face of external disturbances, e.g., grid faults and internal component faults. The framework is illustrated using a detailed model of type C WECS- doubly fed induction generator with corresponding deterministic and random variables in a simplified grid model. Fault parameters and performance requirements essential to

Sebastian S?awomir Smater

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the Reliability and Economics of Wide-Scale Grid-Connected  

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Assessing the Reliability and Economics of Wide-Scale Grid-Connected Assessing the Reliability and Economics of Wide-Scale Grid-Connected Distributed Energy Generation with Application to Electric Power Systems Under Stress Speaker(s): Hisham Zerriffi Date: November 13, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Kristina LaCommare Electric power systems can be disrupted due to a variety of stress circumstances. These can range from constraints on the physical infrastructure as a result of under-capacity problems to deliberate attacks in times of conflict. Stress conditions can manifest themselves in a variety of ways and determining both the nature of the stress and the best mathematical representation of that stress in the model is complicated. This talk details a quantitative comparison of the reliability of an

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Can biomass time series be reliably assessed from CPUE time series data Francis Lalo1  

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1 Can biomass time series be reliably assessed from CPUE time series data only? Francis Laloë1 to abundance. This means (i) that catchability is constant and (ii) that all the biomass is catchable. If so, relative variations in CPUE indicate the same relative variations in biomass. Myers and Worm consider

Hawai'i at Manoa, University of

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LLNL Director Search  

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Integration Directorate Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory John Edwards Associate NIF Director for ICF & HED NIF & Photon Science Directorate Lawrence Livermore National...

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Comparison of Qualitative (AP-913) and Quantitative (Generation Risk Assessment) Equipment Reliability Assessment Techniques  

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In the analysis of the impact of plant structures, systems and components (SSCs) on nuclear safety and plant generation, both qualitative and quantitative techniques have been employed to classify the functional importance of SSCs and to support prioritization in business decision-making. With respect to the potential impact of SSCs on plant generation, this classification has typically been accomplished via qualitative techniques that support equipment reliability programs and the implementation of INPO...

2006-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Lifetime reliability assessment with aging information from low-level sensors  

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Aggressive technology scaling has led Integrated Circuits (ICs) suffer from ever-increasing wearout effects. As a consequence, Dynamic Reliability Management (DRM) becomes an essential approach to assure IC's lifetime reliability. Accurate and efficient ... Keywords: dynamic reliability management, nbti, reliability

Yao Wang; Sorin D. Cotofana; Liang Fang

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR). Version 3.5, Quick Reference Guide  

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This Reference Guide contains instructions on how to install and use Version 3.5 of the NRC-sponsored Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR). The NUCLARR data management system is contained in compressed files on the floppy diskettes that accompany this Reference Guide. NUCLARR is comprised of hardware component failure data (HCFD) and human error probability (HEP) data, both of which are available via a user-friendly, menu driven retrieval system. The data may be saved to a file in a format compatible with IRRAS 3.0 and commercially available statistical packages, or used to formulate log-plots and reports of data retrieval and aggregation findings.

Gilbert, B.G.; Richards, R.E.; Reece, W.J.; Gertman, D.I.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Frequency Response Metrics to Assess the Planning and Operating Requirements for Reliable Integration of Variable Renewable Generation  

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control because the industry assumed that power system operationsPower system operations planners conduct extensive studies to assess whether primary frequency controlcontrol is a fundamental requirement for reliable operation of any power system.

Eto, Joseph H.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Markov Model for Assessing the Reliability of a Digital Feedwater Control System  

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A Markov approach has been selected to represent and quantify the reliability model of a digital feedwater control system (DFWCS). The system state, i.e., whether a system fails or not, is determined by the status of the components that can be characterized by component failure modes. Starting from the system state that has no component failure, possible transitions out of it are all failure modes of all components in the system. Each additional component failure mode will formulate a different system state that may or may not be a system failure state. The Markov transition diagram is developed by strictly following the sequences of component failures (i.e., failure sequences) because the different orders of the same set of failures may affect the system in completely different ways. The formulation and quantification of the Markov model, together with the proposed FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis) approach, and the development of the supporting automated FMEA tool are considered the three major elements of a generic conceptual framework under which the reliability of digital systems can be assessed.

Chu,T.L.; Yue, M.; Martinez-Guridi, G.; Lehner, J.

2009-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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darpa director appointed  

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08/12 - DARPA DIRECTOR APPOINTED. Regina E. Dugan has been appointed Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). It is the ...

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LLNL Director Search  

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News "Search process for Lawrence Livermore director, LLNS president gets under way," LLNS news release, Nov. 25, 2013. "Parney Albright steps down as Laboratory director, Bret...

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Independent directors in China.  

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??This thesis examines the development of the independent director system in China. The newly introduced independent director system is viewed as a revolutionary change to… (more)

Ma, Lijun

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LLNL Director Search  

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LLNL DIRECTOR SEARCH Home Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL DIRECTOR SEARCH Position Description About LLNL News Questions and Answers THE PROCESS Nomination and...

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A limited assessment of the ASEP human reliability analysis procedure using simulator examination results  

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This report presents a limited assessment of the conservatism of the Accident Sequence Evaluation Program (ASEP) human reliability analysis (HRA) procedure described in NUREG/CR-4772. In particular, the, ASEP post-accident, post-diagnosis, nominal HRA procedure is assessed within the context of an individual`s performance of critical tasks on the simulator portion of requalification examinations administered to nuclear power plant operators. An assessment of the degree to which operator perforn:Lance during simulator examinations is an accurate reflection of operator performance during actual accident conditions was outside the scope of work for this project; therefore, no direct inference can be made from this report about such performance. The data for this study are derived from simulator examination reports from the NRC requalification examination cycle. A total of 4071 critical tasks were identified, of which 45 had been failed. The ASEP procedure was used to estimate human error probability (HEP) values for critical tasks, and the HEP results were compared with the failure rates observed in the examinations. The ASEP procedure was applied by PNL operator license examiners who supplemented the limited information in the examination reports with expert judgment based upon their extensive simulator examination experience. ASEP analyses were performed for a sample of 162 critical tasks selected randomly from the 4071, and the results were used to characterize the entire population. ASEP analyses were also performed for all of the 45 failed critical tasks. Two tests were performed to assess the bias of the ASEP HEPs compared with the data from the requalification examinations. The first compared the average of the ASEP HEP values with the fraction of the population actually failed and it found a statistically significant factor of two bias on the average.

Gore, B.R.; Dukelow, J.S. Jr.; Mitts, T.M.; Nicholson, W.L. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Directorate | Fermilab Directorate Documents  

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Land Use Plan Ecological Land Management Fermilab Triennial Assessment of Integrated Safety Management Fermilab Integrated ES&H Management Plan Last modified by M....

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Carl Strawbridge  

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Carl Strawbridge Carl Strawbridge Interim Head, Integrated Planning & Performance Management I head the Office of Integrated Planning & Performance Management (IPPM), which supports the sectors and the Directorate. The office of IPPM provides systems and management processes for institutional planning and performance assessment and evaluation, as well as leading multi-year, forward-looking planning and integration of institutional plans, programs, projects, operations and budgets. In addition the office of IPPM develops, implements and maintains integrated laboratory systems and management processes for strategic planning and goal setting, project and program oversight, enterprise risk management and performance planning and oversight. I received my B.S. degree from the US Naval Academy and Masters Degrees

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8.4.7. References For Chapter 8: Assessing Product Reliability  

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... Nelson, W. (1982), Applied Life Data Analysis, John Wiley ... Equipment Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM), Semiconductor Equipment ...

2013-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Rubrics to Assess Information Literacy: An Examination of Methodology and Interrater Reliability  

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Reliability Megan Oakleaf 326 Hinds Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244. E-mail: moakleaf@syr.edu Academic librarians rubrics have not taken a rigorous approach to methodology and interrater reliability. This article seeks,and analyzing the inter- rater reliability of information literacy rubrics in the hands of university librarians

Oakleaf, Megan

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An overview of the evolution of human reliability analysis in the context of probabilistic risk assessment.  

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Since the Reactor Safety Study in the early 1970's, human reliability analysis (HRA) has been evolving towards a better ability to account for the factors and conditions that can lead humans to take unsafe actions and thereby provide better estimates of the likelihood of human error for probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs). The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of recent reviews of operational events and advances in the behavioral sciences that have impacted the evolution of HRA methods and contributed to improvements. The paper discusses the importance of human errors in complex human-technical systems, examines why humans contribute to accidents and unsafe conditions, and discusses how lessons learned over the years have changed the perspective and approach for modeling human behavior in PRAs of complicated domains such as nuclear power plants. It is argued that it has become increasingly more important to understand and model the more cognitive aspects of human performance and to address the broader range of factors that have been shown to influence human performance in complex domains. The paper concludes by addressing the current ability of HRA to adequately predict human failure events and their likelihood.

Bley, Dennis C. (Buttonwood Consulting Inc., Oakton, VA); Lois, Erasmia (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC); Kolaczkowski, Alan M. (Science Applications International Corporation, Eugene, OR); Forester, John Alan; Wreathall, John (John Wreathall and Co., Dublin, OH); Cooper, Susan E. (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability  

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Corporation (NERC): Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid. NERC develops and enforces Reliability Standards; assesses adequacy annually via a ten-year forcast and winter and summer forecasts; monitors the bulk power systems; and educates, trains, and certifies industry personnel. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Reliability Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid More Documents & Publications Re: DOE Request for Information - Implementing the National Broadband Plan by Studying the Communications Requirements of Electric Utilities to

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Associate Director  

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funding provided by participating member commissions of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). The views and opinions of the authors do not necessarily state or reflect the views, opinions, or policies of the NRRI, the NARUC, or their contributors. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In late 1989 two reports on incentive regulation were prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FER C). Prepared under the auspices of the Office of Economic Policy, one report supports giving natural gas pipelines more flexibility in pricing their services and in levels of profitability, while the other supports the same approach for natural gas pipelines and wholesale electric suppliers. Thus far, FERC has used the reports for discussion purposes only and is not expected to rely on them in the foreseeable future to initiate a notice of proposed rulemaking or in any other formal way. The significance of the reports lies in their thorough and analytical overview of different incentive systems. Such incentive systems likely will be proposed before state public utility commissions over the next several years. Assessing the

Kenneth W. Costello; Sung-bong Cho

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Reliability Program: Global Nuclear Fuel Priority 1 Fuel Inspections Results Assessment Report  

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In an effort to meet the recommendations of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) report 1015032, Fuel Reliability Guidelines: Fuel Surveillance and Inspection, Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) worked with the Fuel Reliability Program (FRP) and utilities to assign an inspection prioritization ranking to the GNF-fueled U.S. BWR fleet and conducted and completed a series of fuel inspections from 2007 to 2009 at the highest priority plants. Summary presentations of the inspection results were presented at E...

2011-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Steve Geer  

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Steve Geer Steve Geer Head, Program Planning Office I am currently Head of the Program Planning Office within the Fermilab Directorate, which coordinates the experimental physics program carried out at the Laboratory. The office provides a link between ongoing and planned experiments and the Directorate, by: Acting as liaison between experimenters and laboratory staff regarding beam conditions during accelerator operation. Establishing priorities between accelerator studies and experiments and among experiments, in consultation with the Director, and resolving conflicting requests from experiments. Coordinating Division and Section reviews of draft Memoranda of Understanding for approved experiments. Coordinating updates to the "Procedures for Researchers" which

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Integration of the reliability of passive system in probabilistic safety assessment  

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Probability Safety Assessment (PSA) of nuclear power plants has demonstrated its efficiency in decision-making process. But the treatment in PSA of safety passive systems, specially those implementing moving working fluid, is a difficult task because in addition to the mechanical failures of components, the failure of the physical process (e.g. natural circulation) has to be considered. The difficulty in the evaluation of the failure risk of the physical phenomenon lies in the great number of parameters that must be taken into account, in their associated uncertainties and in the limitations of physical modelling. We can note that in the existing PSA of future reactors equipped with passive systems, this risk of the physical process failure due to the uncertainties, is not at all taken into account. In this paper, we present a methodology to evaluate this risk of failure and to include it in a PSA. This evaluation is obtained by uncertainty analyses on thermalhydraulic calculations. As an example, a simplified PSA was carried out on a fictive reactor with two types of safety passive systems both in the primary circuit: Residual Passive heat Removal system (RP2) and a safety injection system consisting in accumulators and discharge lines equipped with check valves. An accidental scenario has been analysed, starting with loss of electrical supply when the reactor is at full power. The failure analyses performed on this reactor have allowed the characterisation of the technical failures (on RP2 valves, tubes in RP2 exchanger and safety injection check valves) and the ranges of variation of uncertain parameters which influence the physical process. The resulting accidental scenario is presented in the form of a simplified event tree. The majority of the sequences of this event tree have been analysed by deterministic evaluations with envelope values of the uncertain parameters. For some sequences where the definition of envelope cases was impossible, basic events corresponding to the failure of the physical process have been added and uncertainty analyses have been performed to evaluate the corresponding probability of failure. For this purpose the thermal-hydraulic CATHARE code has been coupled to a Monte-Carlo simulation modulus. The failure probabilities obtained by these reliability analyses have been integrated in the corresponding sequences. This methodology allows the probabilistic evaluation of the influence of the passive system on an accidental scenario and could be used to test the interest to replace an active system by a passive system on specific situations. (authors)

Marques, M. [Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA), Building 212, Centre de Cadarache, 13108 Saint-Paul-Les-Durance Cedex (France); Pignatel, J.F.; Saignes, P.; Devictor, N.; La Lumia, V.; Mercier, S

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Project Directors in  

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appropriate front-end plan- appropriate front-end plan- ning process would help DOE to identify the mission need for the project and aid in iden- tification and evaluation of alternative approaches and assessment of the cost and risks of each. This should lead to a well-defined set of re- quirements and scope of work that form the basis for effec- tive design. Front-end plan- ning in the DOE project man- agement system includes plan- ning procedures from project conception through approval of the performance baseline (CD-2). The Office of Engineering and Construction Management has developed two guides to assist Federal Project Directors in measuring progress toward achieving technology and pro- ject definition maturity during front-end planning prior to CD -2. DOE G 413.3-4, Technol-

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Procurement Directors DATE: TO:  

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18 18 1 POLICY FLASH 2008-1 8 January 29,2008 Procurement Directors DATE: TO: FROM: Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, MA-6 1 Ofice of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular 2008-18 SUMMARY: The General Services Administration has issued Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-23. This Circular can be found at page 732 14 of the December 26,2007 Federal Register. The Circular covers three subjects for which interim or final rules have been issued amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation. A description of each revision is contained in the attachment. None of these necessitates a revision of the DEAR. One of the revisions dealing with the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) replaces

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Weights and Measures State Directors  

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*. Bookmark and Share. State Director's List. Alaska. Dan K. Breeden, Director. AK Division of Measurement Standards/CVE. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Frequency Response Metrics to Assess the Planning and Operating Requirements for Reliable Integration of Variable Renewable Generation  

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An interconnected electric power system is a complex system that must be operated within a safe frequency range in order to reliably maintain the instantaneous balance between generation and load. This is accomplished by ensuring that adequate resources are available to respond to expected and unexpected imbalances and restoring frequency to its scheduled value in order to ensure uninterrupted electric service to customers. Electrical systems must be flexible enough to reliably operate under a variety of"change" scenarios. System planners and operators must understand how other parts of the system change in response to the initial change, and need tools to manage such changes to ensure reliable operation within the scheduled frequency range. This report presents a systematic approach to identifying metrics that are useful for operating and planning a reliable system with increased amounts of variable renewable generation which builds on existing industry practices for frequency control after unexpected loss of a large amount of generation. The report introduces a set of metrics or tools for measuring the adequacy of frequency response within an interconnection. Based on the concept of the frequency nadir, these metrics take advantage of new information gathering and processing capabilities that system operators are developing for wide-area situational awareness. Primary frequency response is the leading metric that will be used by this report to assess the adequacy of primary frequency control reserves necessary to ensure reliable operation. It measures what is needed to arrest frequency decline (i.e., to establish frequency nadir) at a frequency higher than the highest set point for under-frequency load shedding within an interconnection. These metrics can be used to guide the reliable operation of an interconnection under changing circumstances.

Eto, Joseph H.; Undrill, John; Mackin, Peter; Daschmans, Ron; Williams, Ben; Haney, Brian; Hunt, Randall; Ellis, Jeff; Illian, Howard; Martinez, Carlos; O' Malley, Mark; Coughlin, Katie; LaCommare, Kristina Hamachi

2010-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity  

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Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources U.S. Senate, April 22, 2009. Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources U.S. Senate, April 22, 2009. Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources U.S. Senate, April 22, 2009. S. 548, which seeks to amend the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act of 1978 to establish a Federal energy efficiency resource standard for retail electricity and natural gas distributors, and for other purposes. Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity

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Trade-offs in size, quantity and reliability of generalized nuclear power plants: a preliminary assessment  

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An approximate method is used to estimate the effects of system reliability on optimal nuclear plant size, taking into account also scale factors and manufacturing learning curve slopes. The method is used to estimate the additional effective capability gained by adding units of different sizes to an existing electrical system. The number of additional units proves to be sensitive to forced outrage rate, estimated here from trends in US light-water reactors from 1971 to 1980. The relative cost of added units ranging in size from 200 to 800 MW is determined as a function of the parameters: scale factor and learning curve slope. The results generally corrobate the trends found in an earlier study in which the effect of reliability on required installed capacity was not explicitly considered. Optimal plant size decreases with weaker scale effects and stronger learning curve effects. Reliability considerations further reduce the optimal plant size, but the relative reduction is apparently not as great with steeper learning curves. This is a plausible finding inasmuch as the reduction in numbers of additional units due to reliability considerations will affect cost most where the learning curve is steepest. 9 refs., 4 figs., 3 tabs.

Hill, D.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An experimental study of assessment of weld quality on fatigue reliability analysis of a nuclear pressure vessel  

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The steam generator in a PWR primary coolant system is one of the pieces of equipment made in China for the Qinshan nuclear power plant, Zhejiang. It is a crucial unit belonging to the category of nuclear pressure vessel. The purpose of this research work is to carry out an examination of the weld quality of the steam generator under fatigue loading and to assess its reliability by using experimental results of a fatigue test of the nuclear pressure vessel steel S-271 (Chinese Standard) and of qualified tests of welded seams of a simulated prototype of the bottom closure head of the steam generator. A guarantee of weld quality is proposed as the quality assurance of safety for the China National Nuclear Safety Supervision Bureau. The results of the reliability analysis reported in this work can be taken as supplementary material for a Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) of the Qinshan nuclear power plant. According to the requirement of Provision 2-1500 CYCLIC TESTING, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section 3, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Power Plant Components, a simulated prototype of the bottom closure head of the steam generator was made in this work for the qualified tests. Qualified tests with small sample size present a problem which is difficult to solve in reliability analysis, and are therefore of interest. Here, the authors offer proposals attempting to solve this problem.

Dai, Shuho (Nanjing Inst. of Chemical Technology, Jiangsu (China). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Restoring Faith in the bulk-power system: an early assessment of mandatory reliability standards  

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The driving force underlying creation of mandatory reliability standards was the prevention of widespread outages, such as those that occurred in 1965, 1977 and 2003. So far, no similar outage has occurred when an entity is in full compliance with the standards, and NERC and FERC have demonstrated that they will actively enforce compliance while aggressively pursuing entities alleged to be non-compliant. (author)

McAllister, Levi; Dawson, Kelly L.

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Study on Assessment of Achieving Increased Reliability with Distributed Energy Resources: Consolidated Edison  

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Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) undertook an investigation of whether distributed energy resources, including distributed generation, storage and demand response load reductions, could help achieve greater reliability for a network served by a specific substation in New York City. The project was a first-level screening to determine the feasibility, costs, and benefits of using distributed energy resources as an alternative to conventional ...

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumer Device Communications Stability Assessment: Communications Reliability Evaluation for End Devices  

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This project examined issues related to establishing and maintaining reliable long-term communication with end-use devices for load management purposes. The impetus for this project was a broad set of challenges encountered by utilities conducting pilots and projects based on potential new communication technologies and architectures. The challenges were not limited to a specific protocol or media but appeared in a variety of scenarios, particularly those involving home area networks or LANs that ...

2013-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear & Particle Physics Directorate  

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at RHIC or the AGS should be submitted to the Associate Laboratory Director for Nuclear and Particle Physics, presently Steve Vigdor, Bldg. 510F, Brookhaven National...

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Nuclear & Particle Physics Directorate  

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NSAC Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland: 3-5 April 2005 US Nuclear Science web site (link to meeting) Brookhaven Presentations: Director's Remarks: Praveen Chaudhari Overview: Sam Aronson...

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Nuclear & Particle Physics Directorate  

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Nuclear & Particle Physics Directorate Nuclear and Particle Physics (NPP) at BNL comprises the Collider-Accelerator Department (including the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory,...

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c. content director  

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Seeking approval and/or informing the Board of content development and ... Present oral and written reports to the Board of Directors on the status of those.

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f. program director  

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Committee, one year in advance of assuming office. ... The Program Director holds office for three ... Has successful experience in managing a budget.

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LLNL Director Search  

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Search Committee Search Committee for the selection of a director for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory November 2013 * Additional members are under consideration. Norman...

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Nigel Lockyer  

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Nigel Lockyer Nigel Lockyer Laboratory Director Nigel Lockyer began his tenure as director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, AmericaÂ’s premier laboratory for particle physics research, on September 3, 2013. An experimental particle physicist, Lockyer was most recently director of TRIUMF, CanadaÂ’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. He was also a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of British Columbia. Under his leadership, TRIUMF formulated a vision for ascending the world stage in nuclear physics using rare-isotope beams to address some of the most fundamental questions in science. Lockyer expanded the laboratoryÂ’s operations by 25 percent, earning a reputation as a national leader and team-builder. He also developed a strong working partnership among

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Assessing urban and rural neighborhood characteristics using audit and GIS data: derivation and reliability of constructs  

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Bureau: Census 2000 urban and rural classifications. 2009 [Assessing urban and rural neighborhood characteristics usingreliability in both urban and rural segments (r = 0.96).

Evenson, Kelly R; Sotres-Alvarez, Daniela; Herring, Amy H; Messer, Lynne; Laraia, Barbara A; Rodríguez, Daniel A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tracking the Reliability of the U.S. Electric Power System: An Assessment of Publicly Available Information Reported to State Public Utility Commissions  

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Large blackouts, such as the August 14-15, 2003 blackout in the northeasternUnited States and Canada, focus attention on the importance of reliable electric service. As public and private efforts are undertaken to improve reliability and prevent power interruptions, it is appropriate to assess their effectiveness. Measures of reliability, such as the frequency and duration of power interruptions, have been reported by electric utilities to state public utility commissions for many years. This study examines current state and utility practices for collecting and reporting electricity reliability information and discusses challenges that arise in assessing reliability because of differences among these practices. The study is based primarily on reliability information for 2006 reported by 123 utilities to 37 state public utility commissions.

LaCommare, Kristina H.; Eto, Joseph H.

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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6 6 DATE: April 14, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: DOE 2011 Continuity of Operations (COOP) Awareness Briefing Available to Contractors SUMMARY: For each contract requiring or involving responsibility for work or operations at DOE/NNSA sites or facilities that support or perform essential functions/activities that directly support National Essential Functions (NEF), Mission Essential Functions (MEF), Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEF), or Essential Supporting Activities (ESA) the Contractor Requirements Document (CRD) DOE Order 150.1, Continuity Programs, sets forth the contractor responsibility for a Continuity of

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Director`s series on proliferation  

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The Director`s Series on Proliferation is an occasional publication of essays on the topics of nuclear, chemical, biological, and missile proliferation. The seven papers presented in this issue cover the following topics: Should the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) be amended?; NPT extension - Legal and procedural issues; An Indonesian view of NPT review conference issues; The treaty of Tlatelolco and the NPT - Tools for peace and development; Perspectives on cut-off, weapons dismantlement, and security assurances; Belarus and NPT challenges; A perspective on the chemical weapons convention - Lessons learned from the preparatory commission.

Bailey, K.C.; Price, M.E. [eds.

1994-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Deputy Director R&D, Office of...  

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Hoffman, Deputy Director R&D, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, Department of Energy before the Committee on Science and Technology Energy and Environment...

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Statement of Patricia A. Hoffman, Deputy Director R&D, Office...  

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A. Hoffman, Deputy Director R&D, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Department of Energy before the Committee on Science and Technology Energy and Environment...

88

Software reliability and dependability: a roadmap  

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Shifting the focus from software reliability to user-centred measures of dependability in complete software-based systems. Influencing design practice to facilitate dependability assessment. Propagating awareness of dependability issues and the use of existing, useful methods. Injecting some rigour in the use of process-related evidence for dependability assessment. Better understanding issues of diversity and variation as drivers of dependability. Bev Littlewood is founder-Director of the Centre for Software Reliability, and Professor of Software Engineering at City University, London. Prof Littlewood has worked for many years on problems associated with the modelling and evaluation of the dependability of software-based systems; he has published many papers in international journals and conference proceedings and has edited several books. Much of this work has been carried out in collaborative projects, including the successful EC-funded projects SHIP, PDCS, PDCS2, DeVa. He has been employed as a consultant to

Bev Littlewood; Lorenzo Strigini

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Circulation in Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Phenomena, models, and methodology for system reliability assessments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years it has been recognized that the application of passive safety systems (i.e., those whose operation takes advantage of natural forces such as convection and gravity), can contribute to simplification and potentially to improved economics of new nuclear power plant designs. In 1991 the IAEA Conference on ''The Safety of Nuclear Power: Strategy for the Future'' noted that for new plants the use of passive safety features is a desirable method of achieving simplification and increasing the reliability of the performance of essential safety functions, and should be used wherever appropriate''.

Jose Reyes

2005-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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A Methodology to Assess the Reliability of Hydrogen-based Transportation Energy Systems  

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24 Table 3. Top five petroleum supplying nations into U.S.23 Figure 3. The National Petroleum Council’s assessment of28 Figure 5. U.S. net petroleum imports since

McCarthy, Ryan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

How reliable are Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents for the assessment of ocean dynamics?  

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Much of atmospheric and oceanic transport is associated with coherent structures. Lagrangian methods are emerging as optimal tools for their identification and analysis. An important Lagrangian technique which is starting to be widely used in oceanography is that of Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs). Despite this growing relevance there are still many open questions concerning the reliability of the FSLEs in order to analyse the ocean dynamics. In particular, it is still unclear how robust they are when confronted with real data. In this paper we analyze the effect on this Lagrangian technique of the two most important effects when facing real data, namely noise and dynamics of unsolved scales. Our results, using as a benchmarch data from a primitive numerical model of the Mediterranean Sea, show that even when some dynamics is missed the FSLEs results still give an accurate picture of the oceanic transport properties.

Ismael Hernández-Carrasco; Emilio Hernández-García; Cristóbal López; Antonio Turiel

2010-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contracts and Financial...  

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Directors FROM: Director, Contracts and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: DOE O 580.1A...

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2013 Director's New Year Address  

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Director's New Year Address 2013 Director's New Year Address Print Looking Forward and Celebrating 20 Years in 2013 falocne We recently sat down with ALS Director Roger Falcone to...

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USING EXPERT MODELS IN HUMAN RELIABILITY ANALYSIS A DEPENDENCE ASSESSMENT METHOD BASED  

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of an Anticipated Transient Without Scram (ATWS) scenario in a nuclear Boiling Water Reactor (BWR the computerized diagnostic aids used in nuclear p ower plants, e.g. Chang et al. (1995), and clinical decision for nuclear power plants applications, human failure dependence assessment is an important part of the HRA

95

Statement of Patricia A. Hoffman, Deputy Director of Research and  

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A. Hoffman, Deputy Director of Research and A. Hoffman, Deputy Director of Research and Development and Acting Chief Operating Officer, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, Department of Energy before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources United States Statement of Patricia A. Hoffman, Deputy Director of Research and Development and Acting Chief Operating Officer, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, Department of Energy before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources United States Statement of Patricia A. Hoffman, Deputy Director of R&D and Acting Chief Operating Officer. Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, Department of Energy. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, November 6, 2007 on the nation's domestic energy sector

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Biosciences Division Seeking New Director  

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Director Search DOE Logo Search BIO ... Search Argonne Home > BIO home > Biosciences Division Seeking New Director BIO Home Page About BIO News Releases Research Publications...

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Directorate Organization | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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ORNL Neutron Sciences Directorate The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) manages and operates the Spallation Neutron Source and the High Flux Isotope Reactor, two of the world's...

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PNNL: About PNNL - Director's Message  

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Director Michael Kluse, Laboratory Director At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), we are transforming the world through courageous scientific discovery and innovation....

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Fermilab | Fermilab Director Search | Home  

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Feature photo Fermilab Director Search In October 2012, the Board of Directors of the Fermi Research Alliance, LLC appointed a committee to conduct an international search for the...

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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POLICY FLASH 2011-56 POLICY FLASH 2011-56 DATE: March 16, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Publication of Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-50 SUMMARY: Attached for your information is a summary of Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-50 which makes miscellaneous changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. We are reviewing Item II for possible changes we may need to make in DOE Acquisition Guide Chapter 38. This Flash and its attachment will be available online within a day, at the following website: http://www.management.energy.gov/policy_guidance/policy_flashes.htm. Federal Acquisition Circulars may be found, in both their Federal Register notice form

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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83 83 DATE: June 15, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Acquisition Guide Chapter 8.4 - Federal Supply Schedules SUMMARY: Acquisition Guide Chapters 8.4 - Federal Supply Schedules is revised to provide guidance on how to issue a request for quotation and receive quotes when using e-Buy. STRIPES is DOE's repository for all acquisition and financial assistance actions. As such, all requests for quotation (RFQ) should be issued and quotes received through STRIPES/FedConnect and not e-Buy. In lieu of uploading the RFQ to e-Buy, contracting officers will post a file that instructs FSS holders to go to www.FedConnect.net to locate the

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Robert Kephart  

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Robert Kephart Robert Kephart IARC Director/SRF Program Manager As the Director of the Illinois Accelerator Research Center (IARC) at Fermilab my goal is to bridge the gap between breakthroughs in accelerator science and technology and solutions for society. IARC will allow our university and laboratory partners to leverage Fermilab's extensive accelerator infrastructure and expertise, resulting in new accelerator-based products and businesses in the United States. I proposed and lead a construction project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the State of Illinois to build a new complex valued at $70 million to support the IARC mission on the Fermilab campus. I manage the superconducting radio frequency (SRF) technology program, a $30 million-a-year research and development effort that supports a proposed new

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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40 40 DATE: February 9, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Issue a New Department of Energy Acquisition Guide Chapter 6.5 Competition Advocate Responsibilities and Revise Pages in Chapters 6.1 and 7.1. SUMMARY: Attached is a new chapter of the DOE Acquisition Guide entitled Competition Advocate Responsibilities. It provides a comprehensive overview of the topic. The new chapter necessitates page changes to Chapters 6.1 and 7.1. Chapter 6.1 has been revised to advise the contracting officer that for actions less than $650,000, the contracting officer is highly encouraged to have the Contracting Activity Competition Advocate review

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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4 4 DATE: April 7, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Publication of Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-51 SUMMARY: Attached for your information is a summary of Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-51 which makes two changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation involving the small business program and a modification of Standard Form 26. This Flash and its attachment will be available online within a day, at the following website: http://www.management.energy.gov/policy_guidance/policy_flashes.htm. Federal Acquisition Circulars may be found, in both their Federal Register notice form and in loose leaf form at: https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division  

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5 5 DATE: May 18, 2011 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Acquisition Guide Chapter 8.4 - Federal Supply Schedules and Chapter 16.5 - Multiple-award Contracts and Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts Including Delivery Orders and Task Orders SUMMARY: Acquisition Guide Chapters 8.4 - Federal Supply Schedules and 16.5 - Multiple- Award Contracts and Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts Including Delivery Orders and Task Orders replace Chapter 38.1 Strategic Acquisition Transactions. The new chapters include revisions from Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-50 to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subparts 8.4 and 16.5.

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Chronological Reliability Model Incorporating Wind Forecasts to Assess Wind Plant Reserve Allocation: Preprint  

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Over the past several years, there has been considerable development and application of wind forecasting models. The main purpose of these models is to provide grid operators with the best information available so that conventional power generators can be scheduled as efficiently and as cost-effectively as possible. One of the important ancillary services is reserves, which involves scheduling additional capacity to guard against shortfalls. In a recent paper, Strbac and Kirschen[1] proposed a method to allocate the reserve burden to generators. Although Milligan adapted this technique to wind plants[2], neither of these papers accounts for the wind forecast in the reliability calculation. That omission is rectified here. For the system studied in this paper, we found that a reserve allocation scheme using 1-hour forecasts results in a small allocation of system reserve relative to the rated capacity of the wind power plant. This reserve allocation is even smaller when geographically dispersed wind sites are used instead of a large single site.

Milligan, M. R.

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Director | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Director Director Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Director Staff & Responsibilities Location Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: sc.opa@science.doe.gov About Director Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Daniel R. Lehman Daniel R. Lehman has served as Director of the Office of Project Assessment since June 1991. The majority of Mr. Lehman's over 30 years of Federal Service has been served within the Office of Science (formerly Energy Research). Mr. Lehman's key responsibilities include:

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Thomas Reddinger Director, Steam  

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(Distribution) Deborah Moorhead Office Coordinator III Martin Bower Steam Plant Operator Richard Redfield SteamThomas Reddinger Director, Steam Operations Steven Richards Assistant Manager of Maintenance Plant Operator Bohdan Sawa Steam Plant Operator Robert Tedesco Steam Plant Operator James Bradley

Raina, Ramesh

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LLNL Director Search  

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Search Process As agreed among the LLNS partners, the University of California is responsible for leading the search for the next LLNL Director. UC-appointed Chairman of the LLNS...

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Economic and Nonproliferation Analysis Framework for Assessing Reliable Nuclear Fuel Service Arrangements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nuclear power is now broadly recognized as an essential technology in national strategies to provide energy security while meeting carbon management goals. Yet a long standing conundrum remains: how to enable rapid growth in the global nuclear power infrastructure while controlling the spread of sensitive enrichment and reprocessing technologies that lie at the heart of nuclear fuel supply and nuclear weapons programs. Reducing the latent proliferation risk posed by a broader horizontal spread of enrichment and reprocessing technology has been a primary goal of national nuclear supplier policies since the beginning of the nuclear power age. Attempts to control the spread of sensitive nuclear technology have been the subject of numerous initiatives in the intervening decades sometimes taking the form of calls to develop fuel supply and service assurances to reduce market pull to increase the number of states with fuel cycle capabilities. A clear understanding of what characteristics of specific reliable nuclear fuel service (RNFS) and supply arrangements qualify them as 'attractive offers' is critical to the success of current and future efforts. At a minimum, RNFS arrangements should provide economic value to all participants and help reduce latent proliferation risks posed by the global expansion of nuclear power. In order to inform the technical debate and the development of policy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been developing an analytical framework to evaluate the economics and nonproliferation merits of alternative approaches to RNFS arrangements. This paper provides a brief overview of the economic analysis framework developed and applied to a model problem of current interest: full-service nuclear fuel leasing arrangements. Furthermore, this paper presents an extended outline of a proposed analysis approach to evaluate the non-proliferation merits of various RNFS alternatives.

Phillips, Jon R.; Kreyling, Sean J.; Short, Steven M.; Weimar, Mark R.

2010-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the Reliability and Quality of Online Uterine Fibroid Embolization Resources  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study was designed to examine the best internet resources about uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) pertinent to medical trainees, radiologists, gynecologists, family physicians, and patients. The terms 'uterine fibroid embolization,' 'uterine fibroid embolization,' and 'uterine artery embolization' were entered into Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines; the top 20 hits were assessed. The hits were categorized as organizational or nonorganizational. Additionally, 23 radiological and obstetrical organizations were assessed. The DISCERN instrument and Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) benchmarks (authorship, attribution, currency, disclosure) were used to assess the information critically. The scope, strength, weaknesses, and unique features were highlighted for the top five organizational and nonorganizational websites. A total of 203 websites were reviewed; 23 were removed in accordance with the exclusion criteria and 146 were duplicate websites, for a total of 34 unique sites. It was found that 35 % (12/34 websites) were organizational (family medicine, radiology, obstetrics/gynecology) and 65 % (22/34 websites) were nonorganizational (teaching or patient resources). The overall mean DISCERN score was 49.6 (10.7). Two-tailed, unpaired t test demonstrated no statistically significant difference between organizational and nonorganizational websites (p = 0.101). JAMA benchmarks revealed 44 % (15/34 websites) with authorship, 71 % (24/34 websites) with attribution, 68 % (23/34 websites) with disclosure, and 47 % (16/34 websites) with currency. The overall quality of websites for UFE is moderate, with important but not serious shortcomings. The best websites provided relevant information about the procedure, benefits/risks, and were interactive. DISCERN scores were compromised by sites failing to provide resources for shared decision-making, additional support, and discussing consequence of no treatment. JAMA benchmarks revealed lack of authorship and currency.

Kaicker, Jatin; Wu Ke; Athreya, Sriharsha, E-mail: sathreya@stjoes.ca [Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine, Department of Medical Imaging (Canada)] [Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine, Department of Medical Imaging (Canada)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Process and reliability assessment of plasma-based copper etch process  

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The plasma-based etching processes of copper (Cu) and titanium tungsten (TiW) thin films, and the electromigration of the copper lines patterned by above etching processes were studied. Instead of vaporizing the plasma/copper reaction product, a dilute hydrogen chloride solution was used to dissolve the nonvolatile reaction product. The plasma/copper reaction process was affected by many factors including the microstructure of the copper film and the plasma conditions. Under the same chlorine plasma exposure condition, the copper conversation rate and the copper chloride (CuClx) formation rate increased monotonically with the Cu grain size. The characteristics of the Cu etching process were explained by diffusion mechanisms of Cl and Cu in the plasmacopper reaction process as well as microstructures of Cu and CuClx. The Cu chlorination process was also affected by the additive gas in the Cl2 plasma. The additive gas, such as Ar, N2, and CF4, dramatically changed the plasma phase chemistry, i.e., the Cl concentration, and the ion bombardment energy, which resulted in changes of the Cu chlorination rate and the sidewall roughness. TiW thin films, used as the diffusion barrier layer for the Cu film, were reactive ion etched with CF4/O2, CF4/Cl2, and CF4/HCl plasma. Process parameter such as feed gas composition, RF power, and plasma pressure showed tremendous effects on the etch rate and the etch selectivity. The TiW etch rate was a function of the sum of Cl and F concentrations and the ion bombardment energy. Cu/diffusion barrier metal stack was successfully patterned by above plasma etch processes. The electromigration (EM) performance of the Cu lines was evaluated by the accelerated isothermal test. The activation energy of 0.5~0.6 eV and the current density exponent of 2.7 were obtained. Failure analysis showed that both copper-silicon nitride cap layer interface and the copper grain boundary were active diffusion paths. The EM induced stress caused the cap layer crack and affected the reliability of Cu lines. The processes studied in this dissertation can be applied in advanced microelectronic fabrication including large area flexible microelectronics.

Liu, Guojun

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Directors LetterDirectors LetterDirectors LetterDirectors LetterDirectors Letter Dear Reader  

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· Transportation: advanced automotive and heavy vehicle technologies, lightweight materials and high heaters. In collaboration with chemical manufacturers, ORNL has assessed the global warming impacts of non is tight, as in refrigerator doors and walls or manufactured homes. We are also helping eliminate

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AN ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING RELIABLE NUCLEAR FUEL SERVICE APPROACHES: ECONOMIC AND NON-PROLIFERATION MERITS OF NUCLEAR FUEL LEASING  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The goal of international nuclear policy since the dawn of nuclear power has been the peaceful expansion of nuclear energy while controlling the spread of enrichment and reprocessing technology. Numerous initiatives undertaken in the intervening decades to develop international agreements on providing nuclear fuel supply assurances, or reliable nuclear fuel services (RNFS) attempted to control the spread of sensitive nuclear materials and technology. In order to inform the international debate and the development of government policy, PNNL has been developing an analytical framework to holistically evaluate the economics and non-proliferation merits of alternative approaches to managing the nuclear fuel cycle (i.e., cradle-to-grave). This paper provides an overview of the analytical framework and discusses preliminary results of an economic assessment of one RNFS approach: full-service nuclear fuel leasing. The specific focus of this paper is the metrics under development to systematically evaluate the non-proliferation merits of fuel-cycle management alternatives. Also discussed is the utility of an integrated assessment of the economics and non-proliferation merits of nuclear fuel leasing.

Kreyling, Sean J.; Brothers, Alan J.; Short, Steven M.; Phillips, Jon R.; Weimar, Mark R.

2010-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Directorate | Director Profiles | Jim Strait  

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Jim Strait Jim Strait LBNE Project Manager As the LBNE Project Manager, I have the overall responsibility and authority to execute the LBNE Project, and to meet the approved scientific, cost and schedule goals of the project. In this role, I lead and direct the development of the technical, cost and schedule baseline for the project and the construction of the project defined by the approved baseline. I also prepare for and establish management systems, consistent with DOE and Fermilab Project Management orders and structures, to ensure that the project is successfully executed. I also represent the Project in interactions with the LBNE collaboration, Fermilab management, management of other participating national laboratories, and the Department of Energy. As the LBNE project manager, I report to the laboratory director. I head

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Principal Associate Director - Global Security  

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Principal Associate Director - Global Security Principal Associate Director - Global Security As Principal Associate Director for Global Security, Wallace leads Laboratory programs with special focus on developing and applying the scientific and engineering capabilities to address complex national and global security threats. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505 667-5061 Wallace's expertise is forensic seismology, a highly specialized discipline focusing on detection and quantification of nuclear tests. Terry C. Wallace, Jr. Principal Associate Director for Global Security Terry C. Wallace, Jr., Principal Associate Director for Global Security As Principal Associate Director for Global Security, Wallace leads Laboratory programs with a focus on applying scientific and engineering capabilities

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Thomas Reddinger Director, Steam  

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Supervisor (Distribution) Deborah Moorhead Office Coordinator III Martin Bower Steam Plant Operator RichardThomas Reddinger Director, Steam Operations Steven Richards Assistant Manager of Maintenance Redfield Steam Plant Operator SU Steam Station/Chilled Water Plant Bohdan Sawa Steam Plant Operator Robert

McConnell, Terry

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Environment, Safety & Health Directorate Assistant Laboratory Director (ALD)  

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Environment, Safety & Health Directorate Assistant Laboratory Director (ALD) Environmental Division (4) Matrixed from Safety & Health Services Division (5) Matrixed from Procurement & Property Procurement Support (5) D&D Manager Work Control Manager Safety & Health Manager (4) Facility Configuration

Homes, Christopher C.

119

8. Assessing Product Reliability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Many statistical methods can be used to fit models ... Most models in actual use do not include any ... when only one stress changes does not depend ...

2013-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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About Berkeley Lab: Laboratory Director, Associate Laboratory...  

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2009, replacing former laboratory Director Steve Chu, who was sworn in as U.S. Energy Secretary. Before becoming interim director, Alivisatos was the deputy director of Berkeley...

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ORNL Neutron Sciences Directorate Executive Office  

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Neutron Sciences Directorate Executive Office Kelly Beierschmitt ORNL Associate Laboratory Director for Neutron Sciences Kelly Beierschmitt. The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD)...

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Use of Frequency Response Metrics to Assess the Planning and Operating Requirements for Reliable Integration of Variable Renewable Generation  

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Performance of Wind Power Generation Working Group. ” IEC1971. Control of Generation and Power Flow on Interconnectedvariable renewable generation on power system reliability,

Eto, Joseph H.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Global and Regional Solutions Directorate  

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at Pacific NW National Lab (PNNL) ­ Founding Director Joint Global Change Research Institute (PNNL/UMd) ­ ALD (PNNL) ­ Environmental and Health Sciences Directorate; Emerging Technologies ­ Chief Scientist ­ Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program ­ Director ­ PNNL Global Studies Program ­ Other (PNNL): Center

Homes, Christopher C.

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Electricity Reliability  

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lines and bar graph Electricity Reliability The Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) conducts research, develops, and disseminates new methods, tools,...

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Beam director design report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A design and fabrication effort for a beam director is documented. The conceptual design provides for the beam to pass first through a bending and focusing system (or ''achromat''), through a second achromat, through an air-to-vacuum interface (the ''beam window''), and finally through the vernier steering system. Following an initial concept study for a beam director, a prototype permanent magnet 30/sup 0/ beam-bending achromat and prototype vernier steering magnet were designed and built. In volume II, copies are included of the funding instruments, requests for quotations, purchase orders, a complete set of as-built drawings, magnetic measurement reports, the concept design report, and the final report on the design and fabrication project. (LEW)

Younger, F.C.

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dr. Anthony (Tony) Peurrung Associate Laboratory Director  

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, the Intelligence Community and the National nuclear Security Administration. Dr. Peurrung has contributedDr. Anthony (Tony) Peurrung Associate Laboratory Director National Security Directorate In his current position as Associate Laboratory Director of the National Security Directorate, Dr. Tony Peurrung

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Director testifies before Senate subcommittee  

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Director testifies before Senate subcommittee Director testifies before Senate subcommittee Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Director testifies before Senate subcommittee Future Laboratory budgets under consideration. June 1, 2013 Director Charlie McMillan during his remarks Director Charlie McMillan during his remarks Contact Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email Lab Director Charlie McMillan and the directors of Sandia and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories recently spoke before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, Committee on Armed Services. The purpose of the hearing was to to receive testimony on NNSA management of its national security laboratories and to review the budget request for Fiscal

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NERSC Director Kathy Yelick named Associate Lab Director for...  

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for Computing Sciences. Yelick has been the director of the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) since 2008, a position she will continue to hold. "I am...

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Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR): Data manual. Part 2: Human error probability (HEP) data; Volume 5, Revision 4  

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This data manual contains a hard copy of the information in the Nuclear Computerized Library for Assessing Reactor Reliability (NUCLARR) Version 3.5 database, which is sponsored by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. NUCLARR was designed as a tool for risk analysis. Many of the nuclear reactors in the US and several outside the US are represented in the NUCLARR database. NUCLARR includes both human error probability estimates for workers at the plants and hardware failure data for nuclear reactor equipment. Aggregations of these data yield valuable reliability estimates for probabilistic risk assessments and human reliability analyses. The data manual is organized to permit manual searches of the information if the computerized version is not available. Originally, the manual was published in three parts. In this revision the introductory material located in the original Part 1 has been incorporated into the text of Parts 2 and 3. The user can now find introductory material either in the original Part 1, or in Parts 2 and 3 as revised. Part 2 contains the human error probability data, and Part 3, the hardware component reliability data.

Reece, W.J.; Gilbert, B.G.; Richards, R.E. [EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light Sources Directorate Strategic Plan  

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Light Sources Directorate Light Sources Directorate Strategic Plan December 2009 Light Sources Directorate Strategic Plan December 2009 ii | Vision and Mission Light Sources Directorate Strategic Plan The VISION of the Light Sources Directorate is: to be a provider of choice for world-class photon science and facilities that deliver outstanding scientific productivity and impact, and to be recognized as a leader in developing innovative techniques and ap- plications of photon science Our MISSION is defined by the set of activities that are required to realize this vision: to advance scientific knowledge and to solve critical problems through the design, construction, operation, and use of premier photon science facilities | Table of Contents Light Sources Directorate Strategic Plan

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Principal Associate Director - Capital Projects  

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Principal Associate Director - Capital Projects Principal Associate Director - Capital Projects As Principal Associate Director for Capital Projects, Henry is responsible for institutional large-project construction and management and environmental cleanup functions. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505) 667-5061 Before coming to the Lab in 2011, he served as manager of the $3.2 billion project to safely destroy the stockpile of deadly mustard chemical agent at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado. Paul Henry Principal Associate Director for Capital Projects Paul Henry, Principal Associate Director for Capital Projects As Principal Associate Director for Capital Projects, Henry is responsible for institutional large-project construction and management and environmental cleanup functions.

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Principal Associate Director - Weapons Programs  

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Weapons Programs As Principal Associate Director for the Weapons Program, Knapp leads the programs to assure the safety, security, and effectiveness of the systems in the nation's...

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Dr. Warren M. Heffington, Director, Texas A&M University Industrial...  

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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Dr. Warren M. Heffington, Director, Texas A&M University Industrial Assessment Center On the eve of his retirement, after 25 years of distinguished...

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Viewgraph from the Director  

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2 2 Viewgraph from the Director Art Rosenfeld standing in front of a black board. Few benefits are provided by electric power plants, coal mines, oil pipelines, and other energy supply systems aside from the energy they produce. Technologies to improve energy end-use efficiency, however, offer numerous non-energy benefits. One class of such benefits accrues at the national level-improved competitiveness, energy security, net job creation, environmental protection-while another relates to consumer decision-making. From a consumer perspective, it is often the non-energy benefits that motivate (or can be used to promote) decisions to adopt energy-efficient technologies. A striking example is the rapid penetration of microwave ovens into the housing stock. While energy savings from microwave ovens can

135

TO: FROM: Procurement Directors  

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

POLICY FLASH 2010-28 POLICY FLASH 2010-28 '/ 7- DATE: March 4,20 10 TO: FROM: Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, MA-6 1 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Temporary Waiver of Mandatory Use of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) for Certain Purchase Card Transactions SUMMARY: Several issues have been identified relating to the use of STRIPES for the processing of transactions at or below the micro-purchase threshold of $3,000 using the Government-wide purchase card. These issues relate strictly to the efficient processing of such transactions and not to the ability of STRIPES to properly and accurately process these actions. Based on the above, the mandatory use of STRIPES for individual purchase card transactions

136

TO: FROM: Procurement Directors  

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

b b POLICY FLASH 2010-42 . DATE: April 8,20 10 TO: FROM: Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, MA-6 1 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Use of New Strategically Sourced Blanket Purchase Agreement for Domestic Delivery Services with United Parcel Service SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) is participating as an authorized user of the second generation General Services Administration (GSA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) GS-33F-BQV08 for Express and Ground Domestic Delivery Services (DDS2) in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. DDS2 is a full service Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) solution providing agencies with a range of delivery options as well as

137

W. E. Mott, Director,  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Department of Energy Department of Energy F&k i?z;;Operations dak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 W. E. Mott, Director, It is concluded that the potential for uranium contamination, even during the contract period, was small and that subsequent disposition of laboratory, furnishings and equipment further reduced that potential to the point where, it is felt, the need for further onsite investigation is not indicated. Hence, it is recommended that the reassessment of the site at 818 Perry Street, Richmond, Virginia, be terminated with this report. ti?LbL~ W. T. Thornton Environmental Protection Branch 0SE:WTT Safety & Environmental Control Division c d v76-2 Bo 7W -rwG 1 - ---_ -- -- Er-fl ,T - .,- L 4-------c 1 / 7, pi ' I ./7 * ---:;N-... __ P 2 (' - , . . dq/ ' j'

138

Certified Federal Project Directors | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Certified Federal Project Directors Certified Federal Project Directors Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Certified Federal Project Directors FPD Leadership Skills .pdf file (29KB) SC FPD 360° Mentoring Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: sc.opa@science.doe.gov SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Certified Federal Project Directors Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Site Federal Project Director Level Certified Project Contact Information Ames Site Office (AMSO) Cynthia Baebler 1 630-252-1563 cynthia.baebler@ch.doe.gov Argonne Site Office (ASO) Dale Dietzel 1 630-252-2555 dale.dietzel@ch.doe.gov

139

Stress-Rupture, Overstressing and a Proposed New Methodology to Assess the Durability and Reliability of Ceramic Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A new testing strategy is proposed to assess the durability and reliability of non- oxide continuous fiber-reinforced ceramic composites for high temperature structural applications. The strategy is based on determining the reliability (probability of failure) of these materials when subjected to random loading schedules consisting of load and temperature spikes that are superimposed on otherwise constant stress and temperature histories. The frequency and magnitude of the load and temperature spikes would be representative of the number and characteristics of the transients that are associated with a particular industrial application and that are expected to occur over the life of the component. The effect of overstressing on the stress- ruptttre behavior of a CG-NicalonTM fiber-reinforced SiC composite was investigated and results arc presented from tests conducted in ambient air at 950"C.

Lara-Curzio, E.

1999-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

140

A technique for early software reliability prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In early developmental stages of software, failure data is not available to determine the reliability of software. But developers need reliability prediction for quality assessment and resource planning. We propose a model based on Reliability Block ...

Rakesh Tripathi; Rajib Mall

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Electricity Reliability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and reliability of the energy infrastructure, and facilitating recovery from disruptions to energy supply. MajorElectricity Delivery and Energy Reliability High Temperature Superconductivity (HTS) Visualization on the nation's energy delivery system Superconductors are important to meeting the nation's energy needs

142

Fermilab | Directorate | Program Planning Office  

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Program Planning Office Program Planning Office Steve Geer, Head The Program Planning Office within the Fermilab Directorate coordinates the experimental physics program carried out at the Laboratory. The office provides a link between ongoing and planned experiments and the Directorate, by: Acting as liaison between experimenters and laboratory staff regarding beam conditions during accelerator operation. Establishing priorities between accelerator studies and experiments and among experiments, in consultation with the Director, and resolving conflicting requests from experiments. Coordinating Division and Section reviews of draft Memoranda of Understanding for approved experiments. Coordinating updates to the "Procedures for Researchers" which provides a guide for researchers using Fermilab facilities.

143

Director's colloquium March 18 large hadron collider  

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Director's colloquium large hadron collider Director's colloquium March 18 large hadron collider Lyndon Evans of CERN will talk about the most complex scientific instrument ever...

144

ESH&Q Directorate Home Page  

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Training & Qualifications Other BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Environment, Safety and Health Directorate George A. Goode Assistant Laboratory Director ES&H Organizational Chart...

145

TMS Board of Directors: James W. Sears  

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TMS Director/Chair, Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division. James W. Sears is director of Additive Manufacturing at the South Dakota School of Mines ...

146

Organization: Principal Associate Directorate for Global Security...  

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Principal Associate Director Terry Wallace Associate Director Threat Identification and Response Scott Gibbs Phone: 1-505-667-1663 Fax: 1-505-665-8974 Organization PADGS...

147

Fermilab | Fermilab Director Search | Process and Charge  

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Process and Charge Charge to the Director Search Committee Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory The Fermi Research Alliance, LLC Board of Directors charges the Committee to engage...

148

TMS Board of Directors: James W. Sears  

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James W. Sears is director of Additive Manufacturing at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and executive director of the Quad Cities Manufacturing ...

149

Director's commitment to diversity recognized  

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Director's commitment to diversity recognized Director's commitment to diversity recognized Director's commitment to diversity recognized Profiles in Diversity Journal is recognizing Director Michael Anastasio for his commitment to workplace diversity. March 11, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Contact Communications Office

150

Directorate Contacts | ornl.gov  

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Contacts Directorate E-mail Phone Fax Business Services branhams@ornl.gov 865.241.7614 865.241.7595 Communications keimdm@ornl.gov 865.576.9122 865.574.0595 Computing...

151

T-720: Blue Coat Director HTTP Trace Processing Flaw Permits Cross-Site  

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

0: Blue Coat Director HTTP Trace Processing Flaw Permits 0: Blue Coat Director HTTP Trace Processing Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks T-720: Blue Coat Director HTTP Trace Processing Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks September 19, 2011 - 8:45am Addthis PROBLEM Blue Coat Director HTTP Trace Processing Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks. PLATFORM: All versions of Director prior to 5.5.2.3 are vulnerable. ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in Blue Coat Director. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. reference LINKS: Blue Coat Advisories ID: SA62 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026061 Blue Coat Director 510 Blue Coat SGME 5 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: An attacker can use the HTTP TRACE method to echo malicious script back to the client as part of a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attack. No

152

Load Control for System Reliability and Measurement-Based Stability...  

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

Load Control for System Reliability and Measurement-Based Stability Assessment Load Control for System Reliability and Measurement-Based Stability Assessment Research and develop...

153

Probabilistic safety assessment and reliability based maintenance policies: application to the emergency diesel generators of a nuclear power plant  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study is performed on the four 2.5 MWe emergency diesel generator (EDG) sets of Hydro-Quebec Gentilly-2 Nuclear Power Station. EDGs are safety related systems for the case of the loss of off-site power. This study establishes the basis of an enhanced ... Keywords: emergency diesel generator, maintenance policy, probabilistic safety assessment

Georges Abdul-Nour; Michel Demers; Raynald Vaillancourt

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Weights and Measures State Directors AC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

State Directors AC. Alaska. Mailing Address, Contact Information. Alaska Division of Measurement Standards/CVE 11900 ...

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

155

DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR, NET ASSESSMENT DIRECTORS OF THE DEFENSE AGENCIES DIRECTORS OF THE DoD FIELD ACTIVITIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(Reference (a)): Establishes policy for petroleum operating stock (OS). Clarifies the basis for petroleum war reserve stock (PWRS). Updates responsibilities and procedures for management of bulk petroleum stock levels. • Is effective January 3, 2013; it will be incorporated into DoDD 4140.25 (Reference (b)), DoDD 5101.08 (Reference (c)), and DoD 4140.25-M

Stock Levels

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Deputy Director Systems Assessment and Facilities Siting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper was prepared as the result of work by members of the staff of the California Energy Commission. It does not necessarily represent the views of the Energy Commission, its employees, or the State of California. The Energy Commission, the State of California, its employees, contractors and subcontractors make no warrant, express or implied, and assume no legal liability for the information in this paper; nor does any party represent that the uses of this information will not infringe upon privately owned rights. This paper has not been approved or disapproved by the California Energy Commission nor has the California Energy Commission passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the information in this paper. i Acknowledgements J. Largier (UC Davis) and E. McPhee-Shaw (Moss Landing Marine Laboratories) reviewed and contributed to the discussion of cumulative impacts. S. Beck (MBC Applied Environmental Sciences) provided comments on a partial draft of the

Power Plants; Richard York; Caryn Holmes; Jim Mckinney; Jim Mckinney; Christopher Tooker; Paul Richins; Kevin Kennedy; Scott W. Matthews

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

TO: Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director  

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

4 4 DATE: October 30 , 2013 TO: Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 -- Congressional Notification of Pending Contract or Financial Assistance Actions in excess of $1 Million under the Continuing Resolution SUMMARY: Section 101(a)(6) of the Continuing Appropriations Resolution Act, 2014, Pub. L No. 113-46, makes appropriations available through January 15, 2014 for continuing projects or activities that were conducted under Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Pub. L. No.113-6, under the same authority and conditions. Therefore, the Section 311

158

TO: Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director  

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

5 5 DATE: January15, 2014 TO: Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Determination of Benchmark Compensation Amount for Certain Executives and Employees (Update) SUMMARY: The purpose of this Flash is to update Policy Flash 2014-12 issued on December 28, 2013 to reflect the current Executive Compensation Cap pursuant to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (H.J.Res. 59) which was signed into law on December 26, 2013. The provision in Section 702 - "Limitation on allowable government contractor compensation costs"- limits how much a contractor could charge the federal government for an

159

Fuel Reliability Program: Post-Irradiation Examination and Performance Assessment of ATRIUM-10 BWR Fuel from Browns Ferry-3 Reactor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ATRIUM-10 design (10x10 lattice) fuel was irradiated for one 24-month period during Cycle 12 to 25 MWd/kgU rod-average exposure at Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Unit 3 reactor. The project goal was to characterize the behavior of modern boiling water reactor (BWR) fuel at low exposures to assess early-life performance in a well-documented reactor environment. This report includes results from hot cell post-irradiation examinations. In a future Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) report, ...

2011-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

160

Tom Rogers Director, Industrial Partnerships  

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Tom Rogers, rogerstc@ornl.gov 865-241-2149 Tom Rogers, rogerstc@ornl.gov 865-241-2149 Tom Rogers Director, Industrial Partnerships and Economic Development Tom Rogers was named Director of Industrial Partnerships and Economic Development at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in June, 2008. His responsibilities include directing engagements with industrial partners, forging new ORNL entrepreneurial support efforts, and leading a number of strategic initiatives such as the Carbon Fiber Composites Cluster and development of the Oak Ridge Science and Technology Park. Prior to joining ORNL, Tom was the founding President and CEO of Technology 2020, a national award-winning public-private partnership focused on a building a robust regional entrepreneurial support system. Tom has also served as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Technology

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161

What Can Meta-Analyses Tell Us About the Reliability of Life Cycle Assessment for Decision Support?  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The body of life cycle assessment (LCA) literature is vast and has grown over the last decade at a dauntingly rapid rate. Many LCAs have been published on the same or very similar technologies or products, in some cases leading to hundreds of publications. One result is the impression among decision makers that LCAs are inconclusive, owing to perceived and real variability in published estimates of life cycle impacts. Despite the extensive available literature and policy need formore conclusive assessments, only modest attempts have been made to synthesize previous research. A significant challenge to doing so are differences in characteristics of the considered technologies and inconsistencies in methodological choices (e.g., system boundaries, coproduct allocation, and impact assessment methods) among the studies that hamper easy comparisons and related decision support. An emerging trend is meta-analysis of a set of results from LCAs, which has the potential to clarify the impacts of a particular technology, process, product, or material and produce more robust and policy-relevant results. Meta-analysis in this context is defined here as an analysis of a set of published LCA results to estimate a single or multiple impacts for a single technology or a technology category, either in a statistical sense (e.g., following the practice in the biomedical sciences) or by quantitative adjustment of the underlying studies to make them more methodologically consistent. One example of the latter approach was published in Science by Farrell and colleagues (2006) clarifying the net energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of ethanol, in which adjustments included the addition of coproduct credit, the addition and subtraction of processes within the system boundary, and a reconciliation of differences in the definition of net energy metrics. Such adjustments therefore provide an even playing field on which all studies can be considered and at the same time specify the conditions of the playing field itself. Understanding the conditions under which a meta-analysis was conducted is important for proper interpretation of both the magnitude and variability in results. This special supplemental issue of the Journal of Industrial Ecology includes 12 high-quality metaanalyses and critical reviews of LCAs that advance understanding of the life cycle environmental impacts of different technologies, processes, products, and materials. Also published are three contributions on methodology and related discussions of the role of meta-analysis in LCA. The goal of this special supplemental issue is to contribute to the state of the science in LCA beyond the core practice of producing independent studies on specific products or technologies by highlighting the ability of meta-analysis of LCAs to advance understanding in areas of extensive existing literature. The inspiration for the issue came from a series of meta-analyses of life cycle GHG emissions from electricity generation technologies based on research from the LCA Harmonization Project of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, which also provided financial support for this special supplemental issue. (See the editorial from this special supplemental issue [Lifset 2012], which introduces this supplemental issue and discusses the origins, funding, peer review, and other aspects.) The first article on reporting considerations for meta-analyses/critical reviews for LCA is from Heath and Mann (2012), who describe the methods used and experience gained in NREL's LCA Harmonization Project, which produced six of the studies in this special supplemental issue. Their harmonization approach adapts key features of systematic review to identify and screen published LCAs followed by a meta-analytical procedure to adjust published estimates to ones based on a consistent set of methods and assumptions to allow interstudy comparisons and conclusions to be made. In a second study on methods, Zumsteg and colleagues (2012) propose a checklist for a sta

Brandao, M.; Heath, G.; Cooper, J.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Nancy Rader, Executive Director California Wind Energy Association  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nancy Rader, Executive Director California Wind Energy Association Improving Methods for Estimating Fatality of Birds and Bats at Wind Energy Facilities California Wind Energy Association Public Webinar Wind Energy Development 2008 CEC Research "Roadmap" on Impact Assessment Methods 2008 CEC PIER RFP 2009

163

Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. Achieving Energy Reliability...  

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

Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. 2010 STRATEGIC PLAN June 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS OE's Declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

164

Energy and Environment Directorate Status Report March 2006  

SciTech Connect

The Energy and Environment Directorate (E& ED) is one of 13 directorates at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), which is operated by the University of California (UC) for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). We operate in the context of a national security laboratory and focus on meeting major national needs, especially from a long-term perspective. In the LLNL context, E&ED is a hybrid ''program'' and ''discipline'' directorate, combining the program development responsibilities in the national energy and environment arenas to the benefit of the entire Laboratory and also serving as the Laboratory's science base of atmospheric, earth, environmental, and energy science. This Status Report is part of the annual evaluation process required by the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of its contract with UC. The annual review typically will focus on about one third of the activities and programs of a directorate, so that the entire organization is evaluated over a three-year window. This year's review is focused on the basic science foundations for the directorate and two major program areas in the directorate, with an update from a third program. The programs for review are: (1) Earth System Science and Engineering; (2) Nuclear Systems Science and Engineering; and (3) NARAC/IMAAC update. Major questions to be addressed during this review include: (1) Are the programmatic directions appropriate? How can they be improved? (2) What actions can E&ED take to ensure success? How well poised for success are the current staff and facilities? What additions are needed? (3) What recommendations can be made to the Director and the University? This Status Report provides background information on the entire directorate including the parts of the directorate that are the focus of this year's review by the Energy and Environment Directorate Review Committee, to be held March 6-9, 2006. The following sections describe the overall directorate structure, the Associate Director's vision for the future, structure and activities of the department and the four major programs, followed by appendices with information about publications, patents, and awards. An additional appendix provides information on the performance objectives used in the performance-based management system that is part of the UC contract to operate LLNL for DOE. The E&E Directorate contributes mainly to performance object 5, ''Enhance and nurture a strong science, engineering, and technology base in support of national security strategic objectives''. This appendix is included because information from the review committee's report may be included in the LLNL Science and Technology Office's annual report on how LLNL and its directorates meet the performance objectives. We anticipate that the science talks (mainly from the Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry) and the science poster session will help the committee assess the E&E Directorate's overall ability to support the scientific needs of LLNL.

Long, J S

2006-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

165

Docket No. EO-05-01: Letter from Kevin Kolevar, Director Office of  

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

from Kevin Kolevar, Director Office of from Kevin Kolevar, Director Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, to Mr. Robert Driscoll, CEO Mirant Mid-Atlantic, LLC Docket No. EO-05-01: Letter from Kevin Kolevar, Director Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, to Mr. Robert Driscoll, CEO Mirant Mid-Atlantic, LLC Docket No. EO-05-01: On December 20, 2005, the Secretary of Energy issued DOE Order No. 202-05-3, pursuant to section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.c. § 824a(c), ordering the operation of the Potomac River Generating Station (the Plant) owned by Mirant Potomac River, LLC (Mirant). DOE has determined that the operation of the Plant under Option A pursuant to DOE's January 4, 2006 instructions does not provide an adequate level of electric reliability to the Central D.C. area under current circumstances. Operation

166

Los Alamos Lab: NSO: Hot Spot: Director's Papers, Reviews  

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National Security Office. The Hot Spot page lists recently published Director's papers, book reviews, etc. Director's Paper: Safeguards at 40, LANL Director Michael Anastasio (pdf)...

167

Weights and Measures State Directors M  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

State Directors M. Maine. Mailing Address, Contact Information. Maine Quality Assurance & Regulations 28 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333. ...

2013-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

168

Weights and Measures State Directors W - Z  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

State Directors W - Z. Washington. Mailing Address, Contact Information. WA Department of Agriculture PO Box 42560 Olympia, WA 98504. ...

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

169

Office of the Director -- Chief of Staff  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Director in administering the policies, programs, and ... and ramifications of policy and program ... INTERNATIONAL AND ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICE ...

2012-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

170

Weights and Measures State Directors IL  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

State Directors IL. Idaho. Mailing Address, Contact Information. ISDA Bureau of Weights & Measures PO Box 790 Boise, ID 83701. ...

2013-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

171

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington, DC. NVLAP Lab Code: 100565-10. Address and Contact Information: Naval Reactors ...

2013-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

172

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington, DC. NVLAP Lab Code: 100565-0. Address and Contact Information: ...

2013-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

173

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Directorate, Washington, DC. NVLAP Lab Code: 100565-2. Address and Contact Information: Point Loma, Bldg. ...

2013-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

174

Lab Director's Diversity & Inclusion Message | Argonne National...  

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Diversity Message from the Lab Director Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Workforce Pipeline Mentoring Leadership Development Policies & Practices Business Diversity Outreach...

175

Boiler Reliability Optimization: Interim Guideline  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Competitive pressures to drive costs down in the new business environment sometimes conflict with the demands of increased reliability and quality of supply. The Boiler Reliability Optimization program, which makes use of a number of applicable EPRI technologies, was developed to assess, create, and implement an effective boiler maintenance strategy for the changing business environment.

1999-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

176

Vice President for Student Affairs Executive Director, CSU Health Network  

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Director of Medical Services Pharmacy Dental Services Laboratory Services Women's Clinic Assistant Director Behavioral Health Director of Specialty Counseling Services Drugs, Alcohol, & You (DAY) Programs i Behavioral Health Director of Business Services Accounting Student Health Insurance Human Resources Manager

177

Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

All data are provisional. The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Supplemental Report is not copyrighted and may be used and copied without permission. Citation of the source is, however, appreciated.

unknown authors

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

NREL: Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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Publications Publications Screenshot of the cover of an NREL report, titled Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Project Report: Findings from Phase 1 and Phase 2 testing. The NREL wind research program's Gearbox Reliability Collaborative publishes reports and presentations of its activities. General Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Phase 3 Gearbox 2 Test Plan 2013 DOE/NREL Gearbox Reliability Collaborative: All Members Meeting Agenda 2012 Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Phase 1 and 2: Testing and Modeling Results 2012 Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Update: A Brief (Presentation) Jan 2012 Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Update (Presentation) April 2012 NREL Collaborates to Improve Wind Turbine Technology (Fact Sheet) 2012 Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - Phase 1 and 2 Overview

179

Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. Achieving Energy Reliability...  

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

Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. Achieving Energy Reliability TOGETHER. 2010 STRATEGIC PLAN June 2010 This plan reflects OE's ongoing development of a strategy to achieve the...

180

Grid reliability management tools  

SciTech Connect

To summarize, Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) is engaged in a multi-year program of public interest R&D to develop and prototype software tools that will enhance system reliability during the transition to competitive markets. The core philosophy embedded in the design of these tools is the recognition that in the future reliability will be provided through market operations, not the decisions of central planners. Embracing this philosophy calls for tools that: (1) Recognize that the game has moved from modeling machine and engineering analysis to simulating markets to understand the impacts on reliability (and vice versa); (2) Provide real-time data and support information transparency toward enhancing the ability of operators and market participants to quickly grasp, analyze, and act effectively on information; (3) Allow operators, in particular, to measure, monitor, assess, and predict both system performance as well as the performance of market participants; and (4) Allow rapid incorporation of the latest sensing, data communication, computing, visualization, and algorithmic techniques and technologies.

Eto, J.; Martinez, C.; Dyer, J.; Budhraja, V.

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Principal Associate Director - Science, Technology, and Engineering  

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Principal Associate Director - Science, Technology, and Engineering Principal Associate Director - Science, Technology, and Engineering Bishop oversees directorates of Chemistry, Life, and Earth Sciences; Engineering and Engineering Sciences; Experimental Physical Sciences; Information Technology; and Theory, Simulation, and Computation. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505 667-5061 Bishop is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Physics, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a recipient of the Department of Energy's E.O. Lawrence Award; a Humboldt Senior Fellow; and a LANL Fellow. Alan R. Bishop Principal Associate Director for Science, Technology, and Engineering Alan R. Bishop, Acting Principal Associate Director for Science, Technology and Engineering As Principal Associate Director for Science, Technology, and Engineering,

182

Photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Directorate at Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory 2010 ANNUAL REPORT DISCOVERY 2010 AnnuAl RepoRt Photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory Photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory 2010 ANNUAL REPORT Kendra Snyder Editor Laura Mgrdichian Science Writer Mona S. Rowe Science Writer Tiffany Bowman Graphic Designer Office of Science the photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven national laboratory operates the national Synchrotron light Source (nSlS) and is constructing the national Synchrotron light Source II (nSlS-II). nSlS and nSlS-II are offi ce of Science user Facilities supported by the u.S. Department of energy offi ce of Science. 2010 AnnuAl RepoRt Photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory Disclaimer

183

Los Alamos director echoes cyber concerns  

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Los Alamos director echoes cyber concerns Los Alamos director echoes cyber concerns Los Alamos director echoes cyber concerns Director Charlie McMillan told a gathering of energy executives that securing the electrical grid is a major concern now and it's only becoming more serious. May 21, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan (right), with, from left, Anthony Cugini of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, Thom Mason of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Tomas Diaz de la Rubia of Deloitte Consulting LLP. Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan (right), with, from left, Anthony Cugini of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, Thom Mason of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Tomas Diaz de la Rubia of Deloitte Consulting LLP. Contact Fred deSousa

184

Weights and Measures State Directors T - V  

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... Joe Benavides, Director for Consumer Product Protection Phone: (512) 463-5706 Fax: (888) 215-5386. Utah. Mailing Address, Contact Information. ...

2013-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

185

TMS Board of Directors: Srinivas Chada  

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He currently serves on the board of directors for The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) as the Chair of the Electronic, Magnetic, and Photonic ...

186

NREL: Director's Page - Interviews and Articles  

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of Let's Talk interviews NREL Director Dr. Dan Arvizu about NREL's role in American energy policy and the challenges facing renewable energy development. Dr. Arvizu also...

187

Chemical Sciences Division: Introduction: Director's Statement  

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Division Overview Under Construction Ali Belkacem Chemical Sciences Division Director Chemical Sciences Division Research Affiliations Our four core programs-Chemical Physics; The...

188

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

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k-& +gj --%- Washington, DC 20545 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C....

189

Business Operations Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory...  

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BNL People Site Details Directorate Homepage Contact Us Divisions & Offices Budget Office Fiscal Services Division Other Information BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Business...

190

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Accelerator Directorate  

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physics. Today, the Accelerator Directorate operates and maintains SLAC's existing accelerators to provide the highest possible level of performance. Accelerator employees improve...

191

Milton Appointed as ANL LCLS Project Director  

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side of the project has been ably overseen by Efim Gluskin, Director of the Experimental Facilities Division. However, as the project ramps up, it is essential that LCLS...

192

LLNL, LANL, Sandia directors visit Russian laboratories  

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LLNL Go Home > News > News Center > Around the Lab > 073012russian 07272012 LLNL, LANL, Sandia directors visit Russian laboratories Lauren Y Devore, LLNL, (925) 422-0855,...

193

About the Deputy Director: Short Scientific Biography  

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Horst Simon is an internationally recognized expert in computer science and applied mathematics and the Deputy Director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)....

194

Director's Office | Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource  

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Member of Technical Staff, Hewlett-Packard Co., 1978-1982. Professor (Research), Electrical Engineering, Photon Science, 1982-present. Assistant Director, SSRL, 1982-2005....

195

Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | DISCOVERY at Light Speed  

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Accelerator Division Delivers Reliable NSLS Beams, Key NSLS-II Components Accelerator Division Delivers Reliable NSLS Beams, Key NSLS-II Components Ferdinand Willeke "We had 14 goals for the year and checked off 11, with 'in progress' noted on the balance. This achievement is a testament to the talent and hard work of the Accelerator Division staff, our vendors, and our supporters at Brookhaven and elsewhere." - Ferdinand Willeke Director, Accelerator Division Photon Sciences' Accelerator Division had a full workload in 2010. While it was generally business as usual at NSLS, maintaining an older synchrotron at a high performance level is not easy. The NSLS-II Project placed increasing demands on the division, with 2010 seeing great growth in construction and design, and preparations ongoing for the eventual transition from NSLS to the new facility.

196

A Viewgraph from the Director  

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2 2 A Viewgraph from the Director ...no one foresaw that the new cores would reveal a climatic flickering of great frequency and magnitude... Art Rosenfeld Global Warming Warning: Don't Fool with the Climate I am pleased to be able to bring you this column for the premier issue of our newsletter because it's an opportunity to present the Center's current favorite viewgraph. I hope that readers who decide the information presented here is useful will pass it along to others. Everything we develop at the Center, from hardware to policy, is aimed at saving energy and money through investments that will pay for themselves in a short time. In a rational market, these ideas sell themselves. But we now know that even before the 1973 oil embargo, when the payback time for

197

Mr. Glen Sjoblom Deputy Director  

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Washington, Df: 20545 Washington, Df: 20545 ,J.LlN 2 0 19% Mr. Glen Sjoblom Deputy Director Division of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission r " Washington, D.C. 20555 Dear Mr. Sjoblom: As a part of its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to identify all sites and facilities where radioactive materials were handled, processed or used in support of Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) activities from 1942 through the mid-1960's. The authority to conduct remedial action under FUSRAP, derived from the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amendedi is limited to those sites operated prior to the

198

A Viewgraph from the Director  

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2 2 A Viewgraph from the Director Art Rosenfeld standing in front of a black board. Art Rosenfeld The Implementation Age: Don't Forget R&D The energy-efficiency community welcomes the federal government's renewed emphasis on implementing new technologies to save energy, money, and the environment. A product of this new direction is the Climate Change Action Plan, which aims to cap U.S. carbon dioxide emissions at 1990 levels by the year 2000. Building energy efficiency will play a major role in the plan in the form of strategies like: Increased government-industry-utility collaboration to produce ''market pull'' programs designed to boost sales of new technologies. Emphasis on retrofitting public buildings for energy efficiency, getting government to practice what it preaches.

199

Mr. Glen Sjoblom Deputy Director  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

J-UN 2 0 1590 J-UN 2 0 1590 Mr. Glen Sjoblom Deputy Director Di.vision of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards. U. S. Nuclear Regulatory C&iitii'&&; Washington, D.C. 20555 Dear Mr. Sjoblom: As a part of its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to identify all sites and facilities where radioactive materials were handled, processed or used in support of Manhattan Engineer. District (MED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) activities from 1942 through the mid-1960's. ,The authority to conduct remed,ial action under FUSRAP, derived from the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is limited,to those sites operated prior to the establishment of AEC licensing requirements and at sites that were

200

Assistant Director Office of the Treasurer  

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Director Bob Barto Sr. Inspector Doug McGinnis Sr. Inspector George Levinthal Project Manager Jeff Enge Sr. Inspector Mark Peppers Project Manager Peter Ryan Sr. Inspector Rick Whitehead Sr. Inspector Tom Haas Sr. Inspector Ray Aronson Associate Director Daniel Belding Project Manager Anne-Marie Nething Analyst 1 Dan

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201

Demographic Directorate 2012 Summer Internship Program  

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. This opportunity is a paid, ten-week program starting June 2012. The program offers interns an opportunity to work. The program consists of a combination of work within a particular branch, a series of training seminarsDemographic Directorate 2012 Summer Internship Program The Demographic Directorate of the United

Peterson, Blake R.

202

2012 Annual Planning Summary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability  

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

The ongoing and projected Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for 2012 and 2013 within Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.

203

Director of the Office of Science Homepage | U.S. DOE Office...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Director Home Director of the Office of Science Director Home Organization Chart .pdf file (77KB) Presentations and Testimony History Budget Contact Information Director of the...

204

Electricity & Energy Reliability  

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ENERGY RELIABILITY Human Capital Management Strategic Plan FY2007 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Human Capital Management Strategic Plan September 2006...

205

Argonne National Laboratory Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program  

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Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Instructions for Applicants Candidates for the Director's Postdoctoral Fellowships are selected based on their research and academic accomplishments, and the strength of their research proposal. They will collaborate with Argonne scientists and engineers on existing programs and on new initiatives. All applicants must identify an Argonne employee (sponsor) who will write the nomination memo and present your case in front of the Postdoctoral Committee. The sponsor could be someone who is already familiar with your research work and accomplishments through previous collaborations or professional societies. If you have not yet identified an Argonne sponsor, visit the detailed websites of the various Research

206

Contact Lee McGetrick Director, Carbon Fiber Technology Facility  

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Director, Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (865) 574-6549 mcgetricklb@ornl.gov Craig Blue, Ph.D. Director, Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (865) 574-4351...

207

Anthony Cugini Named Director of DOE's National Energy Technology...  

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Other Agencies You are here Home Anthony Cugini Named Director of DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory Anthony Cugini Named Director of DOE's National Energy...

208

Los Alamos Lab: Associate Directorate for Theory, Simulation...  

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John Sarrao Deputy Associate Director, Paul Dotson Center Leader Frank Alexander Information Science and Technology Center (IS&T) Center Director for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS) Bob...

209

Los Alamos Lab: Associate Directorate for Theory, Simulation...  

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Alan Bishop Deputy Assoc. Director, Andrew (Andy) White Deputy Assoc. Director, Paul Dotson Center Leader Frank Alexander Information Science and Technology Center (IS&T) Center...

210

Directors Advance EM Mission with Help from Rigorous Project...  

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Directors Advance EM Mission with Help from Rigorous Project Management Program Directors Advance EM Mission with Help from Rigorous Project Management Program October 30, 2013 -...

211

Secretary Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on...  

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Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiatives Secretary Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bratislava Nuclear...

212

New director joins United Way of Northern New Mexico  

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New Director Joins United Way of Northern New Mexico Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:November 2013 All Issues submit New director...

213

Computation Directorate 2007 Annual Report  

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If there is a single word that both characterized 2007 and dominated the thoughts and actions of many Laboratory employees throughout the year, it is transition. Transition refers to the major shift that took place on October 1, when the University of California relinquished management responsibility for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), became the new Laboratory management contractor for the Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). In the 55 years under the University of California, LLNL amassed an extraordinary record of significant accomplishments, clever inventions, and momentous contributions in the service of protecting the nation. This legacy provides the new organization with a built-in history, a tradition of excellence, and a solid set of core competencies from which to build the future. I am proud to note that in the nearly seven years I have had the privilege of leading the Computation Directorate, our talented and dedicated staff has made far-reaching contributions to the legacy and tradition we passed on to LLNS. Our place among the world's leaders in high-performance computing, algorithmic research and development, applications, and information technology (IT) services and support is solid. I am especially gratified to report that through all the transition turmoil, and it has been considerable, the Computation Directorate continues to produce remarkable achievements. Our most important asset--the talented, skilled, and creative people who work in Computation--has continued a long-standing Laboratory tradition of delivering cutting-edge science even in the face of adversity. The scope of those achievements is breathtaking, and in 2007, our accomplishments span an amazing range of topics. From making an important contribution to a Nobel Prize-winning effort to creating tools that can detect malicious codes embedded in commercial software; from expanding BlueGene/L, the world's most powerful computer, by 60% and using it to capture the most prestigious prize in the field of computing, to helping create an automated control system for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) that monitors and adjusts more than 60,000 control and diagnostic points; from creating a microarray probe that rapidly detects virulent high-threat organisms, natural or bioterrorist in origin, to replacing large numbers of physical computer servers with small numbers of virtual servers, reducing operating expense by 60%, the people in Computation have been at the center of weighty projects whose impacts are felt across the Laboratory and the DOE community. The accomplishments I just mentioned, and another two dozen or so, make up the stories contained in this report. While they form an exceptionally diverse set of projects and topics, it is what they have in common that excites me. They share the characteristic of being central, often crucial, to the mission-driven business of the Laboratory. Computational science has become fundamental to nearly every aspect of the Laboratory's approach to science and even to the conduct of administration. It is difficult to consider how we would proceed without computing, which occurs at all scales, from handheld and desktop computing to the systems controlling the instruments and mechanisms in the laboratories to the massively parallel supercomputers. The reasons for the dramatic increase in the importance of computing are manifest. Practical, fiscal, or political realities make the traditional approach to science, the cycle of theoretical analysis leading to experimental testing, leading to adjustment of theory, and so on, impossible, impractical, or forbidden. How, for example, can we understand the intricate relationship between human activity and weather and climate? We cannot test our hypotheses by experiment, which would require controlled use of the entire earth over centuries. It is only through extremely intricate, detailed computational simulation that we can test our theories, and simulati

Henson, V E; Guse, J A

2008-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

214

NREL: Research Participant Program - Director's Fellowship  

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Director's Fellowship Director's Fellowship View NREL's Research Participant Program Video on YouTube. The NREL Director's Fellowships are designed to attract the next generation of exceptionally qualified scientists and engineers with outstanding talent and credentials in renewable energy research and related disciplines. Candidates must be a recent PhD graduate (within two years of completion), and demonstrate a promising career of leadership and research. Candidates will be selected based on eligibility, program expectations, and research proposals. Overriding consideration, when evaluating the application, will be the quality of the candidate. Successful candidates will serve a two-year term, with a possible third year renewal paid with program funding (maximum three year-appointments). The Director's

215

Photon Sciences | About the Photon Sciences Directorate  

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About the Photon Sciences Directorate About the Photon Sciences Directorate The Photon Sciences Directorate operates the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) and is constructing the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), both funded by the Department of Energy Office of Science. These facilities support a large community of scientists using photons (light) to carry out research in energy and environmental sciences, physics, materials science, chemistry, biology and medicine. NSLS National Synchrotron Light Source NSLS-II National Synchrotron Light Source II This is a very exciting period for photon sciences at Brookhaven Lab and a time of unprecedented growth for the directorate. The NSLS-II Project is progressing rapidly and smoothly through design and construction, driven by

216

Director Position Center for Urban Transportation  

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Director Position Center for Urban Transportation The Center for Urban Transportation Research for state policymakers, transportation agencies, transportation professionals and the public. CUTR conducts of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration, the Florida Department

Arslan, Hüseyin

217

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

45 UY 2 9 1987 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr....

218

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

i+ r*y Washington, DC 20545 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301...

219

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

my 2 9 1987 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr....

220

University Admissions: ValeriePickett,Director  

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University Admissions: ValeriePickett,Director UniversityAdmissions,MSC3A New, Appointed Regent from Clovis for term expiring January 1, 2011. Chris Anaya, Appointed Regent from Moriarty

Castillo, Steven P.

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221

Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs  

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University of Puerto Rico. Photo by Carrie MartinLLNL Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs Carenda L Martin, LLNL, (925) 424-4175, martin59@llnl.gov High Resolution...

222

Federal Project Director Toolbox | Department of Energy  

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The DOE Orders that specifically pertain to the creation and maintenance of the PMCDP are DOE O 413.3B and DOE 0 361.1B. Click here to view a recent presentation by the Director of...

223

Integrity, Reliability and Security: The Role of Technology  

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F. Lawson F. Lawson Director, Strategic Center for Natural Gas & Oil National Energy Technology Laboratory General session Natural Gas Technologies Conference 2005 Cosponsors: NETL/Gas Technology Institute Orlando, Florida January 31, 2005 Integrity, Reliability and Security: The Role of Technology Introduction Integrity, reliability, and security encompass all the attributes we want-indeed, need-from our natural gas industry. We need integrity in physical transportation and storage systems, reliability in operating systems, and security in supplies and delivery systems. This conference is the most comprehensive forum for addressing new and evolving technologies impacting all these needs. The conference scope runs the gamut: from finding and producing to storing,

224

NIST Testimony by Willie E. May, Director, Chemical Science ...  

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NIST Testimony by Willie E. May, Director, Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory. 2013. 032013 Testimony House ...

2013-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

225

NIST Testimony by Philip Singerman, NIST Associate Director ...  

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NIST Testimony by Philip Singerman, NIST Associate Director for Innovation & Industry Services. NIST Testimony by Philip ...

2012-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

226

2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review | Department of Energy  

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2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review 2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review 2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review The Transmission Reliability R&D Reliability & Markets Peer Review included 13 presentations over 2 days on August 6 - 7, 2013 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Presentations are available through the links. The agenda and list of presentations are included below. The Reliability and Markets activity of the Transmission Reliability program researches, develops, and implements electricity infrastructure and market simulations that integrate economics and engineering principles. The activity helps to ensure electric reliability, while also improving the efficiency and economics of market operations. Day 1: August 6 Session I Transmission Investment Assessment Under Uncertainty, Ben Hobbs,

227

Fermilab | Directorate | Office of Integrated Planning & Performance  

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Office of Integrated Planning & Performance Management (IPPM) Office of Integrated Planning & Performance Management (IPPM) Integrated Planning Diagram Integrated Planning Diagram [Download PPT] Mission: The Office of Integrated Planning and Performance Management (IPPM) within the Fermilab Directorate provides systems and management processes for institutional planning and performance assessment and evaluation. The office of IPPM leads multi-year, forward-looking planning and integration of institutional plans, programs, projects, operations and budgets. In addition it develops, implements and maintains integrated laboratory systems and management processes for strategic planning and goal setting, project and program oversight, enterprise risk management and performance planning and oversight. IPPM Facilitates:

228

2011 Computation Directorate Annual Report  

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From its founding in 1952 until today, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has made significant strategic investments to develop high performance computing (HPC) and its application to national security and basic science. Now, 60 years later, the Computation Directorate and its myriad resources and capabilities have become a key enabler for LLNL programs and an integral part of the effort to support our nation's nuclear deterrent and, more broadly, national security. In addition, the technological innovation HPC makes possible is seen as vital to the nation's economic vitality. LLNL, along with other national laboratories, is working to make supercomputing capabilities and expertise available to industry to boost the nation's global competitiveness. LLNL is on the brink of an exciting milestone with the 2012 deployment of Sequoia, the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's) 20-petaFLOP/s resource that will apply uncertainty quantification to weapons science. Sequoia will bring LLNL's total computing power to more than 23 petaFLOP/s-all brought to bear on basic science and national security needs. The computing systems at LLNL provide game-changing capabilities. Sequoia and other next-generation platforms will enable predictive simulation in the coming decade and leverage industry trends, such as massively parallel and multicore processors, to run petascale applications. Efficient petascale computing necessitates refining accuracy in materials property data, improving models for known physical processes, identifying and then modeling for missing physics, quantifying uncertainty, and enhancing the performance of complex models and algorithms in macroscale simulation codes. Nearly 15 years ago, NNSA's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI), now called the Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program, was the critical element needed to shift from test-based confidence to science-based confidence. Specifically, ASCI/ASC accelerated the development of simulation capabilities necessary to ensure confidence in the nuclear stockpile-far exceeding what might have been achieved in the absence of a focused initiative. While stockpile stewardship research pushed LLNL scientists to develop new computer codes, better simulation methods, and improved visualization technologies, this work also stimulated the exploration of HPC applications beyond the standard sponsor base. As LLNL advances to a petascale platform and pursues exascale computing (1,000 times faster than Sequoia), ASC will be paramount to achieving predictive simulation and uncertainty quantification. Predictive simulation and quantifying the uncertainty of numerical predictions where little-to-no data exists demands exascale computing and represents an expanding area of scientific research important not only to nuclear weapons, but to nuclear attribution, nuclear reactor design, and understanding global climate issues, among other fields. Aside from these lofty goals and challenges, computing at LLNL is anything but 'business as usual.' International competition in supercomputing is nothing new, but the HPC community is now operating in an expanded, more aggressive climate of global competitiveness. More countries understand how science and technology research and development are inextricably linked to economic prosperity, and they are aggressively pursuing ways to integrate HPC technologies into their native industrial and consumer products. In the interest of the nation's economic security and the science and technology that underpins it, LLNL is expanding its portfolio and forging new collaborations. We must ensure that HPC remains an asymmetric engine of innovation for the Laboratory and for the U.S. and, in doing so, protect our research and development dynamism and the prosperity it makes possible. One untapped area of opportunity LLNL is pursuing is to help U.S. industry understand how supercomputing can benefit their business. Industrial investment in HPC applications has historic

Crawford, D L

2012-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

229

2011 Computation Directorate Annual Report  

SciTech Connect

From its founding in 1952 until today, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has made significant strategic investments to develop high performance computing (HPC) and its application to national security and basic science. Now, 60 years later, the Computation Directorate and its myriad resources and capabilities have become a key enabler for LLNL programs and an integral part of the effort to support our nation's nuclear deterrent and, more broadly, national security. In addition, the technological innovation HPC makes possible is seen as vital to the nation's economic vitality. LLNL, along with other national laboratories, is working to make supercomputing capabilities and expertise available to industry to boost the nation's global competitiveness. LLNL is on the brink of an exciting milestone with the 2012 deployment of Sequoia, the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's) 20-petaFLOP/s resource that will apply uncertainty quantification to weapons science. Sequoia will bring LLNL's total computing power to more than 23 petaFLOP/s-all brought to bear on basic science and national security needs. The computing systems at LLNL provide game-changing capabilities. Sequoia and other next-generation platforms will enable predictive simulation in the coming decade and leverage industry trends, such as massively parallel and multicore processors, to run petascale applications. Efficient petascale computing necessitates refining accuracy in materials property data, improving models for known physical processes, identifying and then modeling for missing physics, quantifying uncertainty, and enhancing the performance of complex models and algorithms in macroscale simulation codes. Nearly 15 years ago, NNSA's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI), now called the Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program, was the critical element needed to shift from test-based confidence to science-based confidence. Specifically, ASCI/ASC accelerated the development of simulation capabilities necessary to ensure confidence in the nuclear stockpile-far exceeding what might have been achieved in the absence of a focused initiative. While stockpile stewardship research pushed LLNL scientists to develop new computer codes, better simulation methods, and improved visualization technologies, this work also stimulated the exploration of HPC applications beyond the standard sponsor base. As LLNL advances to a petascale platform and pursues exascale computing (1,000 times faster than Sequoia), ASC will be paramount to achieving predictive simulation and uncertainty quantification. Predictive simulation and quantifying the uncertainty of numerical predictions where little-to-no data exists demands exascale computing and represents an expanding area of scientific research important not only to nuclear weapons, but to nuclear attribution, nuclear reactor design, and understanding global climate issues, among other fields. Aside from these lofty goals and challenges, computing at LLNL is anything but 'business as usual.' International competition in supercomputing is nothing new, but the HPC community is now operating in an expanded, more aggressive climate of global competitiveness. More countries understand how science and technology research and development are inextricably linked to economic prosperity, and they are aggressively pursuing ways to integrate HPC technologies into their native industrial and consumer products. In the interest of the nation's economic security and the science and technology that underpins it, LLNL is expanding its portfolio and forging new collaborations. We must ensure that HPC remains an asymmetric engine of innovation for the Laboratory and for the U.S. and, in doing so, protect our research and development dynamism and the prosperity it makes possible. One untapped area of opportunity LLNL is pursuing is to help U.S. industry understand how supercomputing can benefit their business. Industrial investment in HPC applications has historically been limited by the prohibitive cost of entry

Crawford, D L

2012-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

230

Power electronics reliability analysis.  

SciTech Connect

This report provides the DOE and industry with a general process for analyzing power electronics reliability. The analysis can help with understanding the main causes of failures, downtime, and cost and how to reduce them. One approach is to collect field maintenance data and use it directly to calculate reliability metrics related to each cause. Another approach is to model the functional structure of the equipment using a fault tree to derive system reliability from component reliability. Analysis of a fictitious device demonstrates the latter process. Optimization can use the resulting baseline model to decide how to improve reliability and/or lower costs. It is recommended that both electric utilities and equipment manufacturers make provisions to collect and share data in order to lay the groundwork for improving reliability into the future. Reliability analysis helps guide reliability improvements in hardware and software technology including condition monitoring and prognostics and health management.

Smith, Mark A.; Atcitty, Stanley

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Auto reliability project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reliability is defined as the probability that an item (system, subsystem, or component) performs according to specifications. When test data are sparse (such as with a new concept design), expert judgment can be used to estimate reliability. Using expert ...

Jane M. Booker; Thomas R. Bement

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

NREL: Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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All Members Meeting All Members Meeting The Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) All Members Meeting was held on February 4-5, 2013. The meeting covered advancements made across the NREL GRC project and the latest industry updates on gearbox reliability and operations and maintenance practices. The presentations covered gearbox design updates, gearbox testing updates, experimental data analysis, and operations and maintenance research. Presentations Monday, February 4 Time Presenter Organization Presentation 8:30 a.m. Paul Veers NREL Welcome 8:45 a.m. Mike Derby DOE Overview 9:05 a.m. Jon Keller NREL Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Status and Plans 9:20 a.m. Hal Link NREL New Gearbox #2 Test Plan 9:40 a.m. Hal Link NREL NWTC Dynos and Grid Simulator 10:00 a.m. Jon Keller/Brian McNiff NREL/MLI Gearbox Reliability Collaborative, Phase 3: High Speed Shaft Bearing Loads

233

Increasing the Reliability of Reliability Diagrams  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The reliability diagram is a common diagnostic graph used to summarize and evaluate probabilistic forecasts. Its strengths lie in the ease with which it is produced and the transparency of its definition. While visually appealing, major long-...

Jochen Bröcker; Leonard A. Smith

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

AVIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS BYLAWS AND PROTOCOLS  

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

AVIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS AVIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS BYLAWS AND PROTOCOLS The Department of Energy strives to manage its Aviation Program toward the highest standards of safety, efficiency, fairness in contracting, preservation of competition in the private sector, open communication, prudent property management, and the best examples of resource management. Toward these ends, the Department has established a management structure led by a Board of Directors comprising active Federal employee aviation managers from the Department. AUTHORITY: The following authorities serve as basis for this structure and system: Office of Management and Budget Circular A-126, FMR 102.33, DEAR 109, DOE Order 440.2B, Aviation Management Review Team Report, March 1999, and Secretary of Energy Appointment and Delegation of Authority, April 15, 1999.

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Federal Project Director Toolbox | Department of Energy  

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Federal Project Director Toolbox Federal Project Director Toolbox Federal Project Director Toolbox Although the majority of the documents listed on this page appear elsewhere on the PMCDP Web site, the FPD Tool Box page was specifically designed with all current and aspiring FPDs in mind in that it houses all of the PMCDP's major tools and job aids in one specific, easy-to-access location. Whether you are applying for a new level of certification, or determining which courses or activities will provide you with the most continuing education credits, the Toolbox is the place to go to locate the best information that will ensure your success in the PMCDP program. Below is a list of the most prominent PMCDP job aids to include a brief summary of their respective contents: Certification Equivalency Guideline (CEG): The CEG establishes the U.S.

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APS Director Stephenson Named Argonne Distinguished Fellow  

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Advanced Photon Source, Canadian Light Source Strengthen Ties, Expand X-ray Advanced Photon Source, Canadian Light Source Strengthen Ties, Expand X-ray Technology and Research Rose of APS and CNM One of Four DOE Early Career Award Winners Scientists Close-In on Artificial Spider Silk Ekiert Earns 2012 APSUO Franklin Award for Studies of Influenza Virus Clever Apes on WBEZ: Breaking the Fossil Record APS News Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 2000 Subscribe to APS News rss feed APS Director Stephenson Named Argonne Distinguished Fellow JULY 19, 2012 Bookmark and Share Brian Stephenson Brian Stephenson has been named one of five Argonne National Laboratory Distinguished Fellows for 2012. Stephenson is the Argonne Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences and Director of the U.S. Department

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Fermilab | Director's Policy Manual | Home  

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Fermilab Document Hierarchy Fermilab Document Hierarchy Fermilab Policies Assessments Assurance Program Code of Business Ethics & Conduct Combating Trafficking in Persons Community Outreach Computing Construction/Modification Demonstrations Design Document Control Environment Experimenters/Users ID Facility Reuse Program Fermilab Employee Assignments to non-US Institutions while Awaiting Visa Renewals Fermilab Scientific Appointments Financial Management Freedom of Information Act Requests Guest Appointments Inclement Weather and Snow Policy Interactions with Legislators Issues Management Maintenance MOUs Between Fermilab & Foreign Partners Operations Personally Identifiable Information Procurement Project Management Property Quality Assurance Records Management Policy Requests for Easements or License

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Architectural design for reliability  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Design-for-reliability concepts can be applied to the products of the construction industry, which includes buildings, bridges, transportation systems, dams, and other structures. The application of a systems approach to designing in reliability emphasizes the importance of incorporating uncertainty in the analyses, the benefits of optimization analyses, and the importance of integrating reliability, safety, and security. 4 refs., 3 figs.

Cranwell, R.M.; Hunter, R.L.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | DISCOVERY...  

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NSLS Reliability The NSLS served up another excellent year, with the X-Ray Ring coming in at 95.4 percent reliability and 109.1 percent availability. The VUV Ring performed even...

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Materials Reliability Program: Risk Assessment of ASME Section XI Appendix G Pressure-Temperature (P-T) Limit Curve Methodologies (M RP-368)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents the results of an assessment of the conditional probability of reactor pressure vessel (RPV) failure in pressurized water reactors (PWRs) when normal RPV heatup and cooldown occur along operational constraint boundaries. These boundaries are defined by the maximum allowable pressures determined from regulatory requirements, the evaluation procedures in Appendix G to Section XI of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (Appendix G), ...

2013-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials Reliability Program: An Assessment of the Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM) Alloy 600 Reactor Vessel Head Penetration PWS CC Remedial Techniques (MRP-61)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Service experience over the past decade with control rod drive mechanism (CRDM) penetrations in pressurized water reactors (PWRs) worldwide confirmed primary water stress corrosion cracking (PWSCC) in alloy 600 base metal at several plants. This report summarizes the evaluations and results of an autoclave-accelerated stress corrosion cracking (SCC) test program designed to assess the effectiveness of selected surface remedial techniques to mitigate alloy 600 PWSCC in PWR vessel head penetration base and...

2003-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials Reliability Program: Testing and Evaluation of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel Plate Heat JRQ to Assess Through-Wall Attenua tion of Radiation Embrittlement (MRP-243)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The change in neutron energy spectrum through the wall of a reactor pressure vessel (RPV) requires the use of an exposure parameter or metric for assessing radiation embrittlement. This report looks at experimental fracture toughness and Charpy V-notch (CVN) data generated in a special International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experiment designed to simulate an RPV wall of 190 mm thickness. These experimental data are compared with the current exposure metric of displacements per atom (dpa) coupled with ...

2008-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials Reliability Program: Testing and Evaluation of Two Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels Irradiated to Assess Through-Wall Attenu ation of Radiation Embrittlement (MRP-203)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The change in neutron energy spectrum through the wall of a reactor pressure vessel (RPV) requires the use of an exposure parameter or metric for assessing radiation embrittlement. This report looks at experimental fracture toughness and Charpy V-notch data generated in a special International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experiment designed to simulate an RPV wall of 180-mm thickness. These experimental data are compared with the current exposure metric of displacements per atom (dpa) coupled with an emb...

2006-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Comments of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to DOE  

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

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to DOE Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges Comments of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to DOE Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges Response to the Department of Energy's ("DOE") Request for Information (RFI) regarding the "Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges." The North American Electric Reliability Corporation's ("NERC") Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis Group ("RAPA") is currently developing a report, entitled "Reliability Consideration from Integration of Smart Grid" that will address many of the issues raised in the DOE RFI. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

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Interlocking Directorates and Business Groups: Belgian Evidence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the determinants of interlocking directorates and their impact on company performance for a Belgian sample of 286 companies affiliated with a business group and 2,136 stand-alone companies. Most of these companies are not listed. We find that companies belonging to a group have much more interlocking directorates than stand-alone companies. Group companies tend to be strongly interlocked with other group members, including parent companies, and they have more intra-group interlocks when they are located at a higher hierarchical group level. Group companies have more vertical interlocks when they are involved in an internal capital market and when they are affiliated with a diversified business group. We also find that while interlocking directorates are negatively related to the profitability of standalone companies, they do not affect the profitability of group companies. This suggests that directors in Belgian business groups are not “too busy”, and that intra-group interlocks are not facilitators of expropriation by controlling shareholders.

An Rommens; Ludo Cuyvers; Marc Deloof

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Technology Program Director: Ashley Preston  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Technology Program Director: Ashley Preston Phone: 406.243.7915 Email: Ashley.Preston@UMontana.edu ace.cte.umt.edu/energy The Energy Technology Program is an online program that introduces students to the full suite of energy technologies--traditional, emerging, renewable, and alternative--and prepares them

Crone, Elizabeth

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DIRECTORS' REPORT 2 2002 HIGHLIGHTS 4  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, such as required in the hot carrier cell 1. DIRECTORS' REPORT 2 ARC SPECIAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR THIRD GENERATION-conversion of photon energy (Sec. 9) and hot carrier cells (Sec. 10). In addition, work on another area, that of ther-old idea of lumines- cent solar concentrators. Hot carrier cells have been the focus of a third strand

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Reliability and Markets Program Information  

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

Summary of the Tranmission Reliability program's Reliability and Markets activity area. The program helps to increase grid reliability and reduce costs for customers using integrated market and...

249

Reliability and maintainability program  

SciTech Connect

The program's goals are to accelerate the adoption of active solar energy systems in building applications by improving the reliability and maintainability of installed systems. The project is designed to accomplish this by providing the latest information; by assisting the industry in improving reliability and maintainability; by assisting in design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of reliable and durable systems; and by assisting in the development of codes and standards. Work and accomplishments in these areas are enumerated. (LEW)

Eden, A.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Argonne director Isaacs to receive Chicago Council on Science...  

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Argonne director Isaacs to receive Chicago Council on Science and Technology award June 13, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint ARGONNE, Ill. - Eric D. Isaacs, director of the U.S. Department of...

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Department of Energy Names Director for Office of Indian Energy...  

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

Names Director for Office of Indian Energy Policy and Makes Available 2 Million for Clean Energy Projects on Tribal Lands Department of Energy Names Director for Office of Indian...

252

Parney Albright steps down as Laboratory director, Bret Knapp...  

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steps down as Laboratory director, Bret Knapp appointed acting director James A Bono, LLNL, (925) 422-9919, bono4@llnl.gov High Resolution Image Parney Albright High Resolution...

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EM Announces New Director of Office of External Affairs | Department...  

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

EM Announces New Director of Office of External Affairs EM Announces New Director of Office of External Affairs May 7, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM has announced...

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Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss...  

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

and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security Progress Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security...

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Human Reliability Program (HRP)  

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

Office of SecurityHRP Training Certification- HTML- Flash10 CFR 712, Human Reliability ProgramHRP HandbookTools for Clinicians- Medication List- Medical Records Checklist

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Materials Reliability Employment Opportunities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... from an in-house microfabrication facility that has ... well as access to other world-class NIST facilities. ... of membrane reliability is essential for ensuring ...

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

257

NIST Speeches by Richard Kayser, Director, Office of Safety ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Speeches by Richard Kayser, Director, Office of Safety, Health and Environment. NIST Speeches by Richard Kayser ...

2012-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

258

NIST Director Gallagher to Co-Chair White House Standards ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Director Gallagher to Co-Chair White House Standards Committee. For Immediate Release: March 30, 2010. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

259

EMS, FUA and SAD/ASE Checklist for Photon Sources Directorate Reviews  

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January 2, 2009 (Rev. 9) more . . . Page 2 of 7 January 2, 2009 (Rev. 9) more . . . Page 2 of 7 EMS, FUA and SAD/ASE Checklist for Photon Sources Directorate Reviews (Photon Sources Directorate ES&H personnel and the Environmental Compliance Representative can assist in completing this form) Review Committee: Laboratory ESH Committee Date: 08Dec2011 Project Name (and # if any): NSLS-II USI #2 This checklist identifies issues associated with this project that may impact the Directorate Environmental Management System, Occupational Health & Safety Management System, Facility Use Agreements, Safety Assessment Documents & Accelerator Safety Envelopes, and NEPA documents. This checklist will be completed during a review process, if needed, and form part of the documentation of that review.

260

General Aviation Aircraft Reliability Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This reliability study estimates Complex General Aviation (GA) Aircraft System reliability. As part of an effort to successfully improve the safety and reliability of the next generation of GA aircraft, a benchmarking of the current reliability of GA ...

Pettit Duane; Turnbull Andrew

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TMS Board of Directors: Elizabeth Holm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... working on simulations to improve processes for lighting manufacture, microcircuit aging and reliability, and the processing and welding of advanced materials ...

262

FROM THE MESSAGE DIRECTOR Alex Fischer I  

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FROM THE FROM THE MESSAGE DIRECTOR Alex Fischer I can't reflect on progress in 2005 and the opportuni- ties ahead of us in 2006 without great optimism and excitement. It was certainly a busy and exciting year in the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development. Our staff and partners continue to aggressively pursue new opportunities to use ORNL's technologies for economic opportunity for our community, region, and country. Under the leadership of Casey Porto, re- cruited for the post of director of technol- ogy transfer from Case Western University, ORNL logged a record year in a variety of areas, including royalty income, patent reimbursements, and invention disclosures. This report details many of the exciting licensing deals that form the core mission

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Human Resource Directors (HRD) | Department of Energy  

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

Resource Resource Directors (HRD) Human Resource Directors (HRD) Name Organization Phone Number E-Mail Brian Carter Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) (503) 230-4527 becarter@bpa.gov Linda Brunner (Acting) Consolidated Business Center (EM) (513) 246-0518 linda.brunner@emcbc.doe.gov Connie Nottingham (Acting) Richland Operations Office (EM) (509) 373-6288 connie.nottingham@rl.doe.gov Helene Taylor Savannah River Operations (EM) (803) 952-8123 helene.taylor@srs.gov Bruce Wynn National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL/FE) (412) 386-5259 bruce.wynn@netl.doe.gov Shandon Davis Strategic Petroleum Reserve Proj. Office (SPRO/FE) (504) 734-4382 shandon.davis@spr.doe.gov Edith Ramos Office of Inspector General (OIG) (202) 586-2470 edith.ramos@hq.doe.gov

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TO : John T. Sherman, Assistant Director for  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

John T. Sherman, Assistant Director for John T. Sherman, Assistant Director for DATE: February 26, 1957 Domestic Procurement FROM : E.G. Vanhlarcom 'I ~~,&k,(+~~~ - i,;;, : : . .,,)_! ,A:!' SUBJ=T: SOLVENT XTHACTION OF PHOSPXMIC ACT 'On the occasion of my visit to the Dow Chemical Laboratory February 13th, I took the opportunity to discuss with them their original work on the use of solvent extraction for recovering- uranium from phosphoric acid. I told them that it was my under- standing that the operating companies in Florida were experiencing serl.cus loss of solvent and consequent high cost of this product. Er. Bailes and Ray Long explained to me that they had done the original work which was all reported in Dow--8. They said that they had worked cooperatively with both the Florida companies and with

265

Hawaii electric system reliability.  

SciTech Connect

This report addresses Hawaii electric system reliability issues; greater emphasis is placed on short-term reliability but resource adequacy is reviewed in reference to electric consumers' views of reliability "worth" and the reserve capacity required to deliver that value. The report begins with a description of the Hawaii electric system to the extent permitted by publicly available data. Electrical engineering literature in the area of electric reliability is researched and briefly reviewed. North American Electric Reliability Corporation standards and measures for generation and transmission are reviewed and identified as to their appropriateness for various portions of the electric grid and for application in Hawaii. Analysis of frequency data supplied by the State of Hawaii Public Utilities Commission is presented together with comparison and contrast of performance of each of the systems for two years, 2010 and 2011. Literature tracing the development of reliability economics is reviewed and referenced. A method is explained for integrating system cost with outage cost to determine the optimal resource adequacy given customers' views of the value contributed by reliable electric supply. The report concludes with findings and recommendations for reliability in the State of Hawaii.

Silva Monroy, Cesar Augusto; Loose, Verne William

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

ME-OWA based DEMATEL reliability apportionment method  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The maximal entropy ordered weighted averaging (ME-OWA)-based decision making trial and evaluation laboratory (DEMATEL) method for reliability allocation has been examined. The assessment results show that most conventional reliability allocation methods ... Keywords: Decision making trial and evaluation laboratory (DEMATEL), Feasibility-of-objectives technique, Maximal entropy ordered weighted averaging (ME-OWA), Reliability allocation

Cheng-Shih Liaw; Yung-Chia Chang; Kuei-Hu Chang; Thing-Yuan Chang

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Mr. Larry W. Camper Director, Division of Waste Management  

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NOV 0 1 2013 NOV 0 1 2013 Mr. Larry W. Camper Director, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11555 Rockville Pike Rockville, Maryland 20852 Dear Mr. Camper: Thank you for your July 31 letter referencing the "US. Nuclear Regulatory, Commission Staff Comments and Requests for Additional Information on the Draft Basis for Section 3116 Determination for Closure of H-Tank Farm at the Savannah River Site and on the Performance Assessment for the H-Area Tank Farm for the Savannah River Site." The Department of Energy has prepared the enclosed responses to the request for additional information. These responses are for your use in completing the consultation process on the Draft Basis for Section 3116

268

Building reliability growth model using sequential experiments and the Bayesian theorem for small datasets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Early in the process of developing a new product, on hand data is usually scarce and it is hard to assess product reliability. Many previous studies thus assume prior product failure distribution in the area of reliability estimation. However, when real ... Keywords: Bayesian method, Reliability assessment, Reliability growth, Small data

Der-Chiang Li; Fengming M. Chang; Kuei-Ching Chen

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Photovoltaic system reliability  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses the reliability of several photovoltaic projects including SMUD`s PV Pioneer project, various projects monitored by Ascension Technology, and the Colorado Parks project. System times-to-failure range from 1 to 16 years, and maintenance costs range from 1 to 16 cents per kilowatt-hour. Factors contributing to the reliability of these systems are discussed, and practices are recommended that can be applied to future projects. This paper also discusses the methodology used to collect and analyze PV system reliability data.

Maish, A.B.; Atcitty, C. [Sandia National Labs., NM (United States); Greenberg, D. [Ascension Technology, Inc., Lincoln Center, MA (United States)] [and others

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Clare Allocca Director, External Needs Assessment June 8 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Initial Focus Areas •Advanced Solar Energy ... Advanced Photovoltaics (PV) ? Greenhouse Gas Quantification and Verification (GHG) ...

2012-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

271

NREL: Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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Projects Projects Gearbox deficiencies are the result of many factors. Through gearbox modeling and testing, condition monitoring, and the failure database, the collaborative is expanding the industry's knowledge base, recommending efficient and cost-effective improvements, and facilitating immediate improvements in the gearbox life cycle. Gearbox Modeling and Testing Illustration of representative gearbox including the hub, main bearing, main shaft, gearbox, brake, high speed shaft, generator, and bed plate. A complete gearbox redesign has been completed in a collaborative effort between NREL and industry partners. This process documented and analyzed the design process and produced a new gearbox design that integrates knowledge from previous Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) activities.

272

Hydropower Reliability Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Though hydroelectric plants are highly reliable, even a 1% improvement in their availability could save the U.S. utility industry $125 million per year. This comprehensive review of hydropower data and practices recommends ways to achieve such improvement.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contracts and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

0 0 DATE: June 21, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contracts and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Department of Energy (DOE) Audit Guidance for For-Profit Recipients SUMMARY: Policy Flash 2012-39 provided the final audit guidance documents for independent audit forms to use in conducting compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from DOE for FY 2011 and thereafter. Attached are FAQs to answer some questions we have received about the guidance. This Flash will be available online at the following website: http://energy.gov/management/office-management/operational- management/procurement-and-acquisition/policy-flashes.

274

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

7 7 DATE: April 24, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Acquisition Guide Chapter 4.6 - Assigning Identifying Numbers Outside of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) SUMMARY: The subject guide chapter provides guidance on the DOE's procedures for assigning identifying numbers to all new requisitions, solicitations and business instruments processed outside of STRIPES. This Guide Chapter does not apply to instrument numbers issued and business instruments awarded prior to the deployment of STRIPES at the DOE. The guidance in this Flash will be available online at the following website:

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To: Procurement Directors From: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

2-26 2-26 Date: March 2, 2012 To: Procurement Directors From: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management Subject: Release of Department of Energy Award Fee and Incentive Fee Reports Summary: To provide a consistent Department of Energy approach on the disclosure of award fee and incentive fee reports (fee determination reports) for management and operating contracts and other major contracts at the Department's sites, the Department will, in the near future, be implementing the following policy: programs shall, at a minimum, publish a one-page score card for each contractor summarizing the fee

276

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

5 5 DATE: October 12, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Class Deviation from the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to Implement Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Policy Memorandum M-12-16, Providing Prompt Payment to Small Business Subcontractors SUMMARY: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) issued Civilian Agency Acquisition Letter 2012-03 to distribute a class deviation clause agencies may use to require prime contractors to pay small business subcontractors on an accelerated timetable to the maximum extent practicable. This Policy Flash forwards the approved DOE class deviation and the Civilian Agency

277

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

4 4 DATE: December 7, 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Class Deviation - Extending the Biobased Product Reporting Requirement SUMMARY: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) issued Civilian Agency Acquisition Letter 2013-01 to encourage agencies to extend the reporting deadline contained in paragraph (c)(2) of the clause at FAR 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts, from October 31, 2012 to December 31, 2012. This Policy Flash forwards the approved DOE class deviation and the Civilian Agency Acquisition Letter 2013-01.

278

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

6 6 DATE: October 31, 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Affirmative procurement of biobased products under service and construction contracts (FAR clause 52.223-2) SUMMARY: The Department's Contracting Officers are reminded of the applicability of FAR clause 52.223-2 that requires contractors to submit an annual report of their biobased purchases by October 31 in the System for Award Management (SAM) located at www.sam.gov. To increase reporting compliance, please advise your contractors of this requirement. Biobased reporting is an important element in the Administration's Blueprint for the

279

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

9 9 DATE: May 2, 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Updated Reporting Requirement Checklist including the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) SUMMARY: Policy Flash 2011-63 transmitted the previous versions of the Reporting Requirements Checklists and the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) which was an attachment to the checklist. This Flash transmits a combined checklist which replaces both of the previous checklists. The RPPR has also been incorporated into the checklist. Additional updates were necessary including: correcting web site addresses, removing references to subawards for audits of

280

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

08 08 DATE: November 6, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Major Disaster and Emergency Declarations for Specific States from Hurricane Sandy SUMMARY: The President signed Major Disaster Declarations for New Jersey (DR 4086), New York (DR-4085), Connecticut (DR-4087), and Rhode Island (DR-4089). Additionally, the President signed Emergency Declarations for New Hampshire (EM-3360), Virginia (EM-3359), West Virginia (EM-3358), Delaware (EM-3357), Rhode Island (EM-3355), Pennsylvania (EM-3356), District of Columbia (EM-3352), Massachusetts (EM-3350), and Maryland (EM-3349). For updates please go to: http://www.fema.gov/disasters.

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TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

44 44 DATE: May 14 , 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Congressional Notifications - Acquisition Guide Chapter 5.1 and Guide to Financial Assistance Chapter 2, Section 2.6.1 SUMMARY: For Congressional notifications, there are changes to the processes and thresholds. For both contracts and financial assistance actions, Congressional notifications, in addition to the Section 311 notices and Section 301(b) reporting, are required for the following types of actions at certain dollar thresholds- * For advance notification of award actions; * Before issuing a final request for proposal or funding opportunity announcement; or

282

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

4 4 DATE: October 12, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Extension of SBA-DOE 8(a) Partnership Agreement SUMMARY: The current Partnership Agreement between the Small Business Administration and the Department of Energy has been extended through October 31, 2012. This Flash will be available online at the following website: http://energy.gov/management/office-management/operational- management/procurement-and-acquisition/policy-flashes. Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to Jason Taylor of the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy,

283

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

13 13 DATE: January 07, 2014 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: ACQUISITION LETTER 2014-03: ALLOWABILITY OF CONTRACTOR LITIGATION DEFENSE AND SETTLEMENT COSTS SUMMARY: The subject Acquisition Letter's purpose is to provide guidance to Contracting Officers on allowability of contractor litigation defense and settlement costs in light of Secretary of the Army v. Tecom. The guidance applies to legal costs related to allegations of discrimination where the discrimination is prohibited by the terms of the contract, such as those covered by FAR 52.222-26 (Equal Opportunity), FAR 52.222-35 (Equal Opportunity for

284

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

6 6 DATE: October 12, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Executive Order-Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts SUMMARY: On September 25, 2012, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) that seeks to strengthen protections against human trafficking in federal contracting. Currently, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions explicitly addressing human trafficking are FAR 22.1705, and its associated contract clause, FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons. The President's EO builds on these existing FAR provisions and provides further contractor and agency contract administration

285

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contracts and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

9 9 DATE: May 07, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contracts and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Department of Energy (DOE) Audit Guidance for For-Profit Recipients SUMMARY: The attached guidance documents provide the requirements and guidance for independent audit organizations in conducting compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from DOE for FY 2011 and thereafter. Note that the guidance no longer includes the requirement for 10 CFR 600.316 audits of subrecipients. DOE issued a Federal Register Notice December 15, 2011, seeking information and comments related to the requirements and guidance for independent audit

286

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

10 10 DATE: November 13, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Hurricane Sandy Contingency Operation -- Increase in Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for Specific States and Counties SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) has increased the micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds for Hurricane Sandy Contingency Operation. With reference to Policy Flash 2013-08, Major Disaster and Emergency Declarations for Specific States from Hurricane Sandy, the attachment is a copy of the SPE determination and findings to increase micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds. Specifically, it increases thresholds

287

Joint Staff, and J-Directorate Directives”  

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1. Purpose a. To provide the process and procedures for handling the transition and reconciliation of USJFCOM issuances into CJCS/Joint Staff directives in accordance with (IAW) references a and b. b. For the purpose of this notice, the word “issuances ” refers to USJFCOM policy documents, and the word “directives ” refers to Joint Staff policy documents. 2. Cancellation. None. 3. Applicability. This notice applies to all Joint Staff personnel and to all U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) directorates, organizations, or other subordinate activities transitioning to the Joint Staff. It does not apply to USJFCOM entities transitioning to organizations outside the Joint Staff.

Dom/sjs Cjcs Notice

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Assessing Reliability in Energy Supply Systems  

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imports, political and social conditions in energy-exporting nations, storage (such as the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the U.S. ),

McCarthy, Ryan; Ogden, Joan M.; Sperling, Dan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Assessing reliability in energy supply systems  

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imports, political and social conditions in energy-exporting nations, storage (such as the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the U.S. ),

McCarthy, Ryan W.; Ogden, Joan M.; Sperling, Daniel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Assessing Reliability In Hydrogen Supply Pathways  

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but increasing portion of natural gas supply – As percentagehighly dependent on natural gas supply infrastructure LNGpercentage of natural gas supply Dependence of other systems

McCarthy, Ryan; Ogden, Joan M

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Assessing reliability in energy supply systems  

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Term Prospects for Natural Gas Supply. Energy Informationin coming decades, natural gas supply will increasingly facefunctional zones of natural gas supply, such as reserves and

McCarthy, Ryan W.; Ogden, Joan M.; Sperling, Daniel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Assessing Reliability in Energy Supply Systems  

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Term Prospects for Natural Gas Supply. Energy Informationin coming decades, natural gas supply will increasingly facefunctional zones of natural gas supply, such as reserves and

McCarthy, Ryan; Ogden, Joan M.; Sperling, Dan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Assessing Reliability In Hydrogen Supply Pathways  

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history of damage stemming from accidental or intentional actions LNG makes up a small, but increasing portion of natural gas

McCarthy, Ryan; Ogden, Joan M

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Reliability Assessment Incorporating Operational Considerations and Economic  

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. Gross, E. Litvinov and R. Coutu "Quantification of Market Performance as a Function of System Security

295

ASSESSMENT OF DESIGN AND RELIABILITY OF SOLID ...  

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... a significant adverse impact on human health, climate, and environmental ... Fire Zone 2 was in the vicinity of ... These zones are shown in Figure 2, an ...

2011-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

296

Assessing Reliability In Hydrogen Supply Pathways  

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gas and petroleum exports Other suppliers pose greater threats (Potential) importsImport terminals – Global LNG tanker fleet – Domestic natural gasgas supply LNG dependence on other systems Essentially 100% imports

McCarthy, Ryan; Ogden, Joan M

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Post-Winter Reliability Assessment Summary............................................................ 1  

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NERC’s Mission....................................................................................................... ii

unknown authors

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Results of the Association of Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs (ADROP) Survey of Radiation Oncology Residency Program Directors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Purpose: To survey the radiation oncology residency program directors on the topics of departmental and institutional support systems, residency program structure, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements, and challenges as program director. Methods: A survey was developed and distributed by the leadership of the Association of Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs to all radiation oncology program directors. Summary statistics, medians, and ranges were collated from responses. Results: Radiation oncology program directors had implemented all current required aspects of the ACGME Outcome Project into their training curriculum. Didactic curricula were similar across programs nationally, but research requirements and resources varied widely. Program directors responded that implementation of the ACGME Outcome Project and the external review process were among their greatest challenges. Protected time was the top priority for program directors. Conclusions: The Association of Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs recommends that all radiation oncology program directors have protected time and an administrative stipend to support their important administrative and educational role. Departments and institutions should provide adequate and equitable resources to the program directors and residents to meet increasingly demanding training program requirements.

Harris, Eleanor [Department of Radiation Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL (United States)], E-mail: Eleanor.Harris@moffitt.org; Abdel-Wahab, May [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Miami, Miami, FL (United States); Spangler, Ann E. [Moncrief Radiation Oncology Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (United States); Lawton, Colleen A. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (United States); Amdur, Robert J. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida Shands Cancer Center, Gainesville, FL (United States)

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Photovoltaic module reliability workshop  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The paper and presentations compiled in this volume form the Proceedings of the fourth in a series of Workshops sponsored by Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI/DOE) under the general theme of photovoltaic module reliability during the period 1986--1990. The reliability Photo Voltaic (PV) modules/systems is exceedingly important along with the initial cost and efficiency of modules if the PV technology has to make a major impact in the power generation market, and for it to compete with the conventional electricity producing technologies. The reliability of photovoltaic modules has progressed significantly in the last few years as evidenced by warranties available on commercial modules of as long as 12 years. However, there is still need for substantial research and testing required to improve module field reliability to levels of 30 years or more. Several small groups of researchers are involved in this research, development, and monitoring activity around the world. In the US, PV manufacturers, DOE laboratories, electric utilities and others are engaged in the photovoltaic reliability research and testing. This group of researchers and others interested in this field were brought together under SERI/DOE sponsorship to exchange the technical knowledge and field experience as related to current information in this important field. The papers presented here reflect this effort.

Mrig, L. (ed.)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Update (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation was given at the Sandia Reliability Workshop in August 2013 and provides information on current statistics, a status update, next steps, and other reliability research and development activities related to the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative.

Sheng, S.

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconsideration of Software Reliability Measurements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we discuss the major weaknesses of the software reliability measurements currently used and propose a new model of software reliability estimation. For the time being, the software reliability models are employed far from ubiquitous. As ...

Shiyi Xu

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Technical Report Confirms Reliability of Yucca Mountain Technical Work |  

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

Technical Report Confirms Reliability of Yucca Mountain Technical Technical Report Confirms Reliability of Yucca Mountain Technical Work Technical Report Confirms Reliability of Yucca Mountain Technical Work February 17, 2006 - 11:59am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) today released a report confirming the technical soundness of infiltration modeling work performed by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) employees. "The report makes clear that the technical basis developed by the USGS has a strong conceptual foundation and is corroborated by independently-derived scientific conclusions, and provides a solid underpinning for the 2002 site recommendation," said OCRWM's Acting Director Paul Golan. "We are committed to opening Yucca Mountain based only on sound science. The work

303

Coordination). Participants include representatives from Balancing Authorities (BAs), Reliability  

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The MRO Subject Matter Expert Team is an industry stakeholder group which includes subject matter experts from MRO member organizations in various technical areas. Any materials, guidance, and views from stakeholder groups are meant to be helpful to industry participants; but should not be considered approved or endorsed by MRO staff or its board of directors unless specified. Page | 2 Disclaimer The Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Standards Committee (SC) is committed to providing training and non-binding guidance to industry stakeholders regarding existing and emerging Reliability Standards. Any materials, including presentations, were developed through the MRO SC by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from member organizations within the MRO region. In 2012, SMEs in the field of System Operator Communications were brought together to prepare a guide for complying with NERC Reliability Standard COM-002-2 (Communications and

Will Behnke; Alliant Energy; Jacalynn Bentz; Great River Energy; Marie Knox Miso; Jacalynn Bentz; Marie Knox; Terry Harbour

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Professor and Director of the Fusion Science Center of Extreme...  

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Professor and Director of the Fusion Science Center of Extreme States of Matter and Fast Ignition, University of Rochester | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission...

305

Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution...  

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

of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution Engineering Services, American Electric Power before the House Energy and Commerce Committee March 20th 2007 Summary of...

306

Meet Assistant Director Jeff Given | OSTI, US Dept of Energy...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Director for Information Systems and focuses on collaborative technical project management in such cross-cutting areas as cyber security, networking, server and database...

307

Meet Assistant Director Mark Martin | OSTI, US Dept of Energy...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Assistant Director Mark Martin brings extensive experience in information program management, information security, enterprise web service development, and project management to...

308

Director's Perspective by George Miller | Department of Energy  

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

Perspective by George Miller Director's Perspective by George Miller Miller-LLNL-SEAB.10.11.pdf More Documents & Publications Computational Advances in Applied Energy...

309

Renzo Tomellini, EC Directorate General for Research and innovation...  

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on Critical Materials, ChairsAnimateurs: Jeff Skeer, DOE Office of Policy and International Affairs and Renzo Tomellini, EC Directorate General for Research and Innovation...

310

DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and...  

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

DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab...

311

Elizabeth Sellers appointed deputy director of LANL; Bechtel...  

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Kansas City Site Office from 1999 to 2003, responsible for oversight of the Kansas City Plant. Previously Sellers was director of DOE's spent nuclear fuel environmental...

312

A survey of dermatology residency program directors' views on mentorship  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

directors of residency training programs have an importantgiven residency training program. This study was undertakenacademic residency training programs in the United States.

Donovan, Jeff

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

José Montenegro: Farm Operations Director, Rural Development Center  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Director, Organic Farming Training Program Rural Developmentorganic farming training program at the Rural Developmentpercent of the six-month training program. But also they had

Farmer, Ellen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Schneider Electric Director Initiates Strategy to Recruit IAC...  

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Schneider Electric Director Initiates Strategy to Recruit IAC Graduates Carl Castellow realized that his industrial consulting team at Schneider Electric could benefit from adding...

315

TMS Executive Director Appointed to University of California ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 6, 2011 ... DISLOCATION: THE YOUNG LEADERS NEWSLETTER. 09/6 - TMS Executive Director Appointed to University of California Academic Advisory ...

316

NETL: News Release - Anthony Cugini Named Director of DOE's National...  

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News Release Release Date: April 1, 2010 Anthony Cugini Named Director of DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory Extensive Background Includes Leading Lab's Office of...

317

Brookhaven National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene Group Environment, Safety, Health Directorate  

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Safety & Health Services Division Industrial Hygiene Laboratory R. Wilson (0.8) __________________ 06Brookhaven National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene Group Environment, Safety, Health Directorate

Homes, Christopher C.

318

Brookhaven National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene Group Environment, Safety, Health Directorate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Safety & Health Services Division Industrial Hygiene Laboratory/ HEPA Filter Surveillance TestingBrookhaven National Laboratory Industrial Hygiene Group Environment, Safety, Health Directorate

Homes, Christopher C.

319

DOE Names New Director of Idaho Operations Office  

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DOE Names New Director of Idaho Operations Office Idaho Falls, ID - The Department of Energy today announced that Rick Provencher has been named manager of its Rick Provencher...

320

Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Audit and Oversight Directorate  

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is provided below. Contacts C. Gail Lewis, CIA, CISA, CFE, CPA (inactive) - IAD Director Sandy Glazier - Executive Secretary Divisions Internal Audit Services Organization Chart...

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Designation Order No. 00-11.00 to the Executive Director of Loan Programs and Director of the Loan Program Guarantee  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

Designate each of the Executive Director of Loan Programs and the Director of the Loan Guarantee Program, as the Secretary of Energy's designee, as the term is ...

2010-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

322

Designation Order No. 00-12.00 to the Executive Director of Loan Programs and Director of the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

Secretary or Energy designates each of the Executive Director of Loan Programs and the Director of the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive ...

2010-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

323

High-Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Subcommittee  

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Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Community of Practice John E. Marra, Ph.D. Associate Laboratory Director 21 May 2009 Denver, CO Office of Waste Processing...

324

Mr. William Mendoza Acting Executive Director  

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

William Mendoza William Mendoza Acting Executive Director Department of Energy Washing!on, DC 20585 May4, 2011 White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities Department of Education 400 Maryland A venue, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Mr. Mendoza: Enclosed is the Department of Energy's (DOE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Annual Performance Report on our activities to assist Tribal College and Universities (TCUs). DOE is submitting this information in accordance with Executive Order 13270. In FY 2010, DOE provided $275,000 in total expenditures for TCUs, an increase of $169,500 from the amount provided to TCU s in FY 2009. In an effort to raise the level of support in future years, DOE will continue to set funding goals and to identify opportunities for additional

325

Director, health Physics Office Columbia University  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

f. 3 -J f. 3 -J Mr. Philip tori0 Director, health Physics Office Columbia University 289 Engineering Terrace 520 West 120th Street New York, New York 10027 NY.3 "I A\, 4 f- ' :""5 . . ;. ,_ i._ ' L, Dear Mr. Lorio: The Department of Energy (DOE), as part of its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), has reviewed information on Columbia University facilities to determine whether they contain residual radioactivity traceable to activities conducted on behalf of the Manhattan Engineer District or the Atomic Energy Commission (predecessors to DOE). A radiological survey indicated that the radiation levels are equal to natural background in all areas not currently in use for licensed operations with radionuclides, Therefore, no remedial action is required,

326

Introductory Remarks - Maurice Goldhaber, Director, Brookhaven National  

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contents as they appeared in the original proceedings contents as they appeared in the original proceedings Return to 1968 Proceedings Home Page Directly Jump to 1st Week 2nd Week 3rd Week 4th Week 5th Week 6th Week Author Index Introductory Remarks - Maurice Goldhaber, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory iii Editor's Preface - Albert G. Prodell, Brookhaven National Laboratory iv Introduction - John P. Blewett, Brookhaven National Laboratory v FIRST WEEK - SUPERCONDUCTING RF CAVITIES AND LINACS Chairman: H.A. Schwettman, Stanford University (Photos) The Development of Low Temperature Technology at Stanford and its Relevance to High Energy Physics 1 H. Alan Schwettman, Stanford University Q Measurements on Superconducting Cavities at S-Band 13 H. Hahn, H.J. Halama, and E.H. Foster, Brookhaven National Laboratory

327

High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML) - PSD Directorate  

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filler A National Resource for Collaborative Materials Research The High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML) User Program is on hiatus due to federal budget reductions. However, research projects at the HTML still may be conducted on a cost-recovery basis through the Work for Others (WFO) Program or under a Cooperative R&D Agreement (CRADA). Dr. Edgar Lara-Curzio, HTML Director Tel: 865.574.1749 Fax: 865.574.4913 laracurzioe@ornl.gov Christine Goudy, Administrative Specialist Tel: 865.574.8295 Fax: 865.574.4913 goudyc@ornl.gov Oak Ridge National Laboratory [MST Home] [ORNL Home] [Site Index] [Search][Disclaimer] [Webmaster] Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a national multi-program research and development facility managed by UT-Battelle, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy

328

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

oi Energy oi Energy rk rA$i Washington. DC 20545 .-~~~ ~ MY 2 9 1987 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr. Schafer: As you know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a program to identify sites that may. be radiologically contaminated as a result of DOE predecessor operations and to correct any problems associated with this contamination if there is DOE authority to do so. Reviews of historical materials from the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Cosnnission (AEC) era conducted in support of this program have identified a number of active and former Department of Defense (DOD) installations and DOD contractor sites involved in activities related to the MED/AEC

329

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

confident~~al." These site names were provided to Col. Spence confident~~al." These site names were provided to Col. Spence In a subsequent letter and are not Included on the enclosed lfst. If,you have any questions regarding this letter, call me at 353-4716. Questions regarding the lfst or spedfic sites should be dlrected to Mr. Andrew Wallo of my staff at.353-5439. - Sincerely, J James J. Fiore, Director Divisjon of Facility and Site Decoainissioning Projects Office'of Nuclear Energy 3 Enclosures bee: Aerospace' NE-20 RF \,NE-23 RF Wallo RF NEG (4) x NE-23:AWallo:ph:353-5439:5/28/87:IBM:148/9: NE-23 >J.%= 5K%7 NE-23 Fiore @?f87 ENCLOSURE 1 , .., ;: v: ., . '" ._~ .> DEPARTMENT OF THE Installation/Facility 1. Alabama Ordnance Works Sylacauga, AL ;' 2. Morgantown Ordnance Works Morgantown, WV

330

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

MP.Y 2 9 1987 MP.Y 2 9 1987 -f/j ' I ,DL -3 d Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr. Schafer: As you know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a program to identify sites that may be radiologically contaminated as a result of DOE predecessor operations and to correct any problems associated with this contamination if there is DOE authority to do so. Reviews of historical materials from the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) era conducted in support of this program have identified a number of active and former Department of Defense (DOD) installations and DOD contractor sites involved in activities related to the MED/AEC

331

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Mr. Carl Schafer Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy 1_ Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr. Schafer: As YOU know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing, a program to identify sites that may be radiologically contaminated as a result of ,DOE predecessor operations and to correct any problems associated with this contamination if there is DOE authority to do' so. Reviews of historical materials from the 'Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) era conducted in support of this program have identified a number of active and former Department of Defense (DOD) installations and DOD contractor sites involved in activities related to the MED/AEC

332

Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

45 45 UY 2 9 1987 Mr. Carl Schafer Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr. Schafer: As you know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing, a program to identify sites that may be radiologically contaminated as a result of.DOE predecessor operations and to correct any problems associated with this contamination if there is DOE authority to do so. Reviews of historical materials from the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) era conducted in support of this program have identified a number of active and former Department of Defense (DOD) installations and DOD contractor sites involved in activities related to the MED/AEC

333

Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | People  

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We the People We the People we the people Over 3,000 people carried out the activities of the Photon Sciences Directorate during FY10. This included more than 380 Photon Sciences staff members, 36 employees from other Brookhaven Lab organizations, nearly 340 contractors, and more than 2,200 visiting scientists - or "users" - who came to NSLS during the year to run experiments in fields ranging from biology to materials science. Among the Photon Sciences staff, 22 percent were scientists, 32 percent were professionals (including engineers), 31 percent were technicians, 11 percent were support staff, and 4 percent were managers. Staff from other Brookhaven Lab organizations, who typically worked 50 percent or more of their time on Photon Sciences activities, came from

334

Reliability and Risk Significance: For Maintenance and Reliability Professionals at Nuclear Power Plants (Japanese Version)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Japanese version of Report 1007079 explains the connections between the reliability and availability of commercial nuclear power plant components and their risk significance as measured by a probabilistic safety assessment (PSA). The scope covers the two most common measures of risk significance and how they can be used to inform plant decision makers about risk. It also provides guidance on achieving balance between reliability and availability when performing preventive maintenance (PM) and on est...

2012-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

335

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

36 36 DATE: March 7 , 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Update to Congressional Notifications - Acquisition Guide Chapter 5.1 and Guide to Financial Assistance Chapter 2, Section 2.6.1 SUMMARY: Since we previously notified you in Policy Flash 2012-44 for Congressional notifications, there are changes to the process. On March 15, 2013, the automated system will be implemented via a phased approach. As your office transitions to the automated system, reporting for awards and modifications shall be through the automated system. For offices which will not begin using the automated system until later, these offices shall continue to do manual reporting

336

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

POLICY FLASH 2013-46 POLICY FLASH 2013-46 DATE: April 18, 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Awardee Share in STRIPES SUMMARY: A problem has been identified with completing the awardee share fields on the FAADS/FAADS Plus reporting screen in STRIPES. Data quality is an area of major focus especially for the data being sent to USASpending.gov as required by the Federal Funding and Transparency Act. The attached Awardee Share Procedures detail the procedures for correctly reporting the awardee share (also known as the cost share, recipient share, and non-federal share) on the FAADS/FAADS Plus screen in STRIPES.

337

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

POLICY FLASH 2013-58 POLICY FLASH 2013-58 DATE: June 5, 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Revised Guide for Financial Assistance SUMMARY: Attached is a revised Guide for Financial Assistance. The Guide has been updated to reflect changes to web sites, organization names, systems, and DOE policies and practices since the guide was last issued. The revision date has been inserted in the section heading for all sections that had substantive changes (not just web site or organization name changes). This flash and its attachments may be viewed at http://management.energy.gov/policy_guidance/policy_flashes.htm.

338

MEMORANDUM FOR HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORS FROM: SUBJECT: ~~k.__--- SARAH J. B LLA, DIRECTOR  

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

2, 2011 2, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORS FROM: SUBJECT: ~~k.__--- SARAH J. B LLA, DIRECTOR OFFICE OF AN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM #21 FAMILY MEMBERS The Department of Energy has maintained a broad definition for a family member to include "any individual related by blood or affinity whose close association with the employee is the equivalent of a family relationship". This is part of the definition for a family member that is located on page 7 of the DOE Handbook on Leave and Absence. We believe that it is consistent with the current administration's efforts to extend services and benefits to same-sex partners (see the President's June 2, 2010, memorandum at www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-memorandum-extension-benefits-

339

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

48 48 DATE: June 7, 2012 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Procurement and Assistance Management SUBJECT: Interim Reporting for Advanced Notifications of Awards (ANA) SUMMARY: With reference to Policy Flash 2012-44 and the postponement of the ANA system production date of June 1, 2012, the increased dollar thresholds remain in effect for advanced notification of award actions. Until the new ANA system is put into production, the existing ANA web portal should still be used by completing and submitting the revised DOE Form 4220.10, Congressional Grant/Contractor Notification. The form is located in STRIPES or at the DOE webpage: http://energy.gov/cio/downloads/congressional-and-intergovernmental-affairs-ci-notification.

340

TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division  

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

4-10 4-10 DATE: November 26 , 2013 TO: Procurement Directors FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition and Project Management SUBJECT: Update to Congressional Notifications - Full Implementation of Advanced Notification of Awards (ANA) System SUMMARY: Policy Flash 2013-36 transmitted Acquisition Guide Chapter 5.1 and Guide to Financial Assistance Chapter 2, Section 2.6 describing the revised ANA process. There are no changes to these two chapters. As described in the earlier Policy Flash, the system was being implemented in a Phased approach. On October 25, 2013, the second and final phase of the ANA system was implemented. The system is now mandatory for all DOE organizations as

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341

More Than Adopters: Competing Influences in the Interlocking Directorate  

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This study explores the competing influences of different types of board interlocks on diffusion of a strategic initiative among a population of firms. We examine a broad social network of interlocking directors in U.S. firms over a period of 17 years ... Keywords: board of directors, diffusion, governance, interlocks, social networks

Brian L. Connelly; Jonathan L. Johnson; Laszlo Tihanyi; Alan E. Ellstrand

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

ASHRAE Installs New Officers, Directors DENVER ASHRAE has installed  

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ASHRAE Installs New Officers, Directors DENVER ­ ASHRAE has installed new officers and directors for 2013-14 at its Annual Meeting held here June 22-26. The ASHRAE Presidential Address is viewable on You is William P. "Bill" Bahnfleth, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, ASME Fellow, a professor of Architectural

Maroncelli, Mark

343

Culture Representation in Human Reliability Analysis  

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Understanding human-system response is critical to being able to plan and predict mission success in the modern battlespace. Commonly, human reliability analysis has been used to predict failures of human performance in complex, critical systems. However, most human reliability methods fail to take culture into account. This paper takes an easily understood state of the art human reliability analysis method and extends that method to account for the influence of culture, including acceptance of new technology, upon performance. The cultural parameters used to modify the human reliability analysis were determined from two standard industry approaches to cultural assessment: Hofstede’s (1991) cultural factors and Davis’ (1989) technology acceptance model (TAM). The result is called the Culture Adjustment Method (CAM). An example is presented that (1) reviews human reliability assessment with and without cultural attributes for a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system attack, (2) demonstrates how country specific information can be used to increase the realism of HRA modeling, and (3) discusses the differences in human error probability estimates arising from cultural differences.

David Gertman; Julie Marble; Steven Novack

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Power electronics reliability.  

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The project's goals are: (1) use experiments and modeling to investigate and characterize stress-related failure modes of post-silicon power electronic (PE) devices such as silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) switches; and (2) seek opportunities for condition monitoring (CM) and prognostics and health management (PHM) to further enhance the reliability of power electronics devices and equipment. CM - detect anomalies and diagnose problems that require maintenance. PHM - track damage growth, predict time to failure, and manage subsequent maintenance and operations in such a way to optimize overall system utility against cost. The benefits of CM/PHM are: (1) operate power conversion systems in ways that will preclude predicted failures; (2) reduce unscheduled downtime and thereby reduce costs; and (3) pioneering reliability in SiC and GaN.

Kaplar, Robert James; Brock, Reinhard C.; Marinella, Matthew; King, Michael Patrick; Stanley, James K.; Smith, Mark A.; Atcitty, Stanley

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Los Alamos National Laboratory names Jeffrey Mousseau Associate Director of  

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Associate Director Of Environmental Programs Associate Director Of Environmental Programs Los Alamos National Laboratory names Jeffrey Mousseau Associate Director of Environmental Programs Mousseau currently works for the Lab's transuranic waste disposal program. September 18, 2012 Jeffrey Mousseau has been hired as the new associate director for Environmental Programs. Jeffrey Mousseau has been hired as the new associate director for Environmental Programs. Contact Communications Office (505) 667-7000 "Jeff shares my personal commitment to sustaining the current momentum of waste removal and cleanup that the Lab has steadily built over the past five years." Will Oversee Transuranic Waste Disposal and Environmental Cleanup Projects LOS ALAMOS, N.M., September 18, 2012-Los Alamos National Laboratory today

346

Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill | Department of Energy  

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Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill April 24, 2013 - 5:39pm Addthis Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Acting Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman speak during an event on Capitol Hill featuring the directors of the five energy innovation hubs. | Energy Department video. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs What is an Energy Innovation Hub? Modeled after the strong scientific management characteristics of the Manhattan Project and AT&T Bell Laboratories, the Energy Innovation Hubs are integrated research centers that combine basic and applied research with engineering to accelerate scientific discovery that addresses critical energy issues. Yesterday, the directors of the Energy Department's Energy Innovation Hubs

347

Mound Plant Director's Final Findings and Orders, October 4, 1995  

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Mound Plant Director's Final Findings and Orders, October 4, 1995 Page 1 of 16 Mound Plant Director's Final Findings and Orders, October 4, 1995 Page 1 of 16 EM Home | Regulatory Compliance | Environmental Compliance Agreements Mound Plant Director's Final Findings and Orders, October 4, 1995 BEFORE THE OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY In the Matter Of: United States Department of Energy : Director's Final Mound Facility : Findings and Order P.O. Box 66 : Miamisburg, Ohio 45343-0066 : Respondent It is hereby agreed by and among the parties hereto as follows: Table of Contents I. Jurisdiction II. Parties Bound III. Definitions IV. Findings of Fact V. Orders VI. Limitations of Director's Approval VII. Notice VIII. Project Managers IX. Dispute Resolution X. Funding XI. Other Applicable Laws XII. Reservation of Rights XIII. Modification

348

Beard to lead Business, Operations Directorate; Girrens named head of  

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Carl Beard new PADOPS Director Carl Beard new PADOPS Director Beard to lead Business, Operations Directorate; Girrens named head of Engineering Beard came to Los Alamos in 2006 to help lead the Stockpile Manufacturing and Support organization. May 4, 2011 Carl Beard Carl Beard Contact Steve Sandoval Communicatons Office (505) 665-9206 Email LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, May 4, 2011-Carl Beard is the new principal associate director for Business and Operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Beard succeeds Mike Mallory, who earlier this year announced his retirement. "Carl is a highly accomplished and versatile leader, managing a wide range of scientific and manufacturing operations," Laboratory Director Michael Anastasio said. "At Los Alamos and elsewhere, Carl's teams have improved productivity and safely executed programs," he said, noting that

349

DOE Announces New Executive Director of Loan Guarantee Program | Department  

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Executive Director of Loan Guarantee Program Executive Director of Loan Guarantee Program DOE Announces New Executive Director of Loan Guarantee Program November 10, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington D.C. --- Underscoring his commitment to strengthen and streamline the Department of Energy's operations, Secretary Steven Chu today named Jonathan Silver Executive Director of the Department's loan program office. In this role, Silver will oversee the Department's Loan Guarantee Program as well as the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program. Silver will report directly to Secretary Chu, helping accelerate the application review process for both programs. As Executive Director, Silver will be responsible for staffing the programs and leading origination, analysis, and negotiation, as well as managing the full range of the

350

Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill | Department of Energy  

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Directors Visit the Hill Directors Visit the Hill Energy Innovation Hub Directors Visit the Hill April 24, 2013 - 5:39pm Addthis Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Acting Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman speak during an event on Capitol Hill featuring the directors of the five energy innovation hubs. | Energy Department video. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs What is an Energy Innovation Hub? Modeled after the strong scientific management characteristics of the Manhattan Project and AT&T Bell Laboratories, the Energy Innovation Hubs are integrated research centers that combine basic and applied research with engineering to accelerate scientific discovery that addresses critical energy issues. Yesterday, the directors of the Energy Department's Energy Innovation Hubs

351

First NERSC Director John Killeen Dies at 87  

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First NERSC Director First NERSC Director John Killeen Dies at 87 First NERSC Director John Killeen Dies at 87 August 24, 2012 Jon Bashor, Jbashor@lbl.gov, +1 510 486 5849 XBD9908-01785.jpg John Killeen, NERSC's founding director, also directed its two predecessors. John Killeen, the founding director of what is now known as the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), died August 15, 2012 at age 87. Killeen led the Center from 1974 until 1990, when he retired. The Department of Energy conferred its highest honor, the Distinguished Associate Award, on Killeen in 1980 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the magnetic fusion energy program. Initially known as the Controlled Thermonuclear Research Computer Center when established in 1974 at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the

352

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Ensuring...  

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North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Ensuring a Reliable Bulk Electric System North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC): Ensuring a Reliable Bulk...

353

2010 Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review | Department of Energy  

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Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review 2010 Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review The Transmission Reliability research area focuses on two key areas: 1) Real-Time Grid Reliability Management and 2) Reliability and Markets. The first area develops monitoring and analysis tools that process synchrophasor data to enable real-time assessment of grid status and stability margins, with the goal of improving power system reliability and visibility through wide-area measurement and control. It is developing advanced technologies and tools to help create a resilient electric transmission system that can better detect disturbances, accommodate a variety of generation sources, and automatically reconfigure the grid to prevent widespread outages and/or rebalance the system. The second area

354

Measurement Practices for Reliability and Power Quality  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report provides a distribution reliability measurement ''toolkit'' that is intended to be an asset to regulators, utilities and power users. The metrics and standards discussed range from simple reliability, to power quality, to the new blend of reliability and power quality analysis that is now developing. This report was sponsored by the Office of Electric Transmission and Distribution, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Inconsistencies presently exist in commonly agreed-upon practices for measuring the reliability of the distribution systems. However, efforts are being made by a number of organizations to develop solutions. In addition, there is growing interest in methods or standards for measuring power quality, and in defining power quality levels that are acceptable to various industries or user groups. The problems and solutions vary widely among geographic areas and among large investor-owned utilities, rural cooperatives, and municipal utilities; but there is still a great degree of commonality. Industry organizations such as the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the American Public Power Association (APPA), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have made tremendous strides in preparing self-assessment templates, optimization guides, diagnostic techniques, and better definitions of reliability and power quality measures. In addition, public utility commissions have developed codes and methods for assessing performance that consider local needs. There is considerable overlap among these various organizations, and we see real opportunity and value in sharing these methods, guides, and standards in this report. This report provides a ''toolkit'' containing synopses of noteworthy reliability measurement practices. The toolkit has been developed to address the interests of three groups: electric power users, utilities, and regulators. The report will also serve to support activities to develop and share information among industry and regulatory participants about critical resources and practices. The toolkit has been developed by investigating the status of indices and definitions, surveying utility organizations on information sharing, and preparing summaries of reliability standards and monitoring requirements--the issues, needs, work under way, existing standards, practices and guidelines--for the following three classifications: (1) terms and definitions of reliability; (2) power quality standards, guidelines, and measurements; and (3) activities and organizations developing and sharing information on distribution reliability. As these synopses of reliability measurement practices are provided, it must be noted that an economic penalty may be associated with requiring too high a reliability level from the distribution system for all customers. It may be appropriate for the distribution system to supply only some base, generally accepted level of reliability. This base level would be adequate for the majority of customers. Users who need a higher level may find it economical to supply using distributed energy resources (DER) and other local solutions to reliability and power quality needs. Local solutions implemented by the customer may be the most cost-effective method for addressing the more stringent needs of a digital economy. These local solutions include energy storage, small distributed generators, and microgrids. This report also considers the market's role in addressing reliability issues and requirements. The customer's needs are discussed in view of issues such as power quality requirements of digital electronic equipment, the cost of outages, the cost of storage and new infrastructure, and natural gas prices. The market role in addressing these issues and requirements is explored. The economic considerations associated with the reliability issues are discussed, as well as the levels at which these economic decisions could be made. Finally, a discussion is provided of the role DER could play in addressing

Kueck, JD

2005-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

355

Measurement Practices for Reliability and Power Quality  

SciTech Connect

This report provides a distribution reliability measurement ''toolkit'' that is intended to be an asset to regulators, utilities and power users. The metrics and standards discussed range from simple reliability, to power quality, to the new blend of reliability and power quality analysis that is now developing. This report was sponsored by the Office of Electric Transmission and Distribution, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Inconsistencies presently exist in commonly agreed-upon practices for measuring the reliability of the distribution systems. However, efforts are being made by a number of organizations to develop solutions. In addition, there is growing interest in methods or standards for measuring power quality, and in defining power quality levels that are acceptable to various industries or user groups. The problems and solutions vary widely among geographic areas and among large investor-owned utilities, rural cooperatives, and municipal utilities; but there is still a great degree of commonality. Industry organizations such as the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the American Public Power Association (APPA), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have made tremendous strides in preparing self-assessment templates, optimization guides, diagnostic techniques, and better definitions of reliability and power quality measures. In addition, public utility commissions have developed codes and methods for assessing performance that consider local needs. There is considerable overlap among these various organizations, and we see real opportunity and value in sharing these methods, guides, and standards in this report. This report provides a ''toolkit'' containing synopses of noteworthy reliability measurement practices. The toolkit has been developed to address the interests of three groups: electric power users, utilities, and regulators. The report will also serve to support activities to develop and share information among industry and regulatory participants about critical resources and practices. The toolkit has been developed by investigating the status of indices and definitions, surveying utility organizations on information sharing, and preparing summaries of reliability standards and monitoring requirements--the issues, needs, work under way, existing standards, practices and guidelines--for the following three classifications: (1) terms and definitions of reliability; (2) power quality standards, guidelines, and measurements; and (3) activities and organizations developing and sharing information on distribution reliability. As these synopses of reliability measurement practices are provided, it must be noted that an economic penalty may be associated with requiring too high a reliability level from the distribution system for all customers. It may be appropriate for the distribution system to supply only some base, generally accepted level of reliability. This base level would be adequate for the majority of customers. Users who need a higher level may find it economical to supply using distributed energy resources (DER) and other local solutions to reliability and power quality needs. Local solutions implemented by the customer may be the most cost-effective method for addressing the more stringent needs of a digital economy. These local solutions include energy storage, small distributed generators, and microgrids. This report also considers the market's role in addressing reliability issues and requirements. The customer's needs are discussed in view of issues such as power quality requirements of digital electronic equipment, the cost of outages, the cost of storage and new infrastructure, and natural gas prices. The market role in addressing these issues and requirements is explored. The economic considerations associated with the reliability issues are discussed, as well as the levels at which these economic decisions could be made. Finally, a discussion is

Kueck, JD

2005-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

356

LS Directorate Science Advisory Committee (SAC)  

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Photon Sciences Science Advisory Committee (SAC) Photon Sciences Science Advisory Committee (SAC) Charter The Photon Sciences Science Advisory Committee (SAC) is responsible for advising the Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Photon Sciences on issues related to the scientific utilization of Photon Sciences facilities and on developments required to achieve and maintain the highest possible scientific productivity. In keeping with this, the SAC will provide advice on the following topics: Scientific output and utilization of Photon Sciences facilities Long-term scientific directions Planning, development, and operation of Photon Sciences facilities Policies and procedures relevant to user access and utilization of scientific facilities Members are appointed by the ALD for three-year terms, renewable by mutual consent. The Chair of the Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee will be an ex-officio member of the SAC. In general, the full SAC will meet at least annually. The ALD, in consultation with the chair of the SAC, may call additional SAC meetings as necessary. The output of the SAC will consist of a confidential report of their findings and recommendations conveyed in a written report submitted to the ALD shortly after each SAC meeting.

357

Substation Reliability Centered Maintenance  

SciTech Connect

Substation Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is a technique that is used to develop maintenance plans and criteria so the operational capability of substation equipment is achieved, restored, or maintained. The objective of the RCM process is to focus attention on system equipment in a manner that leads to the formulation of an optimal maintenance plan. The RCM concept originated in the airline industry in the 1970s and has been used since 1985 to establish maintenance requirements for nuclear power plants. The RCM process is initially applied during the design and development phase of equipment or systems on the premise that reliability is a design characteristic. It is then reapplied, as necessary, during the operational phase to sustain a more optimal maintenance program based on actual field experiences. The purpose of the RCM process is to develop a maintenance program that provides desired or specified levels of operational safety and reliability at the lowest possible overall cost. The objectives are to predict or detect and correct incipient failures before they occur or before they develop into major defects, reduce the probability of failure, detect hidden problems, and improve the cost-effectiveness of the maintenance program. RCM accomplishes two basic purposes: (1) It identifies in real-time incipient equipment problems, averting potentially expensive catastrophic failures by communicating potential problems to appropriate system operators and maintenance personnel. (2) It provides decision support by recommending, identifying, and scheduling preventive maintenance. Recommendations are based on maintenance criteria, maintenance history, experience with similar equipment, real-time field data, and resource constraints. Hardware and software are used to accomplish these two purposes. The RCM system includes instrumentation that monitors critical substation equipment as well as computer software that helps analyze equipment data.

Purucker, S.L.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Component reliability testing  

SciTech Connect

Component and system reliability of active solare energy systems continues to be a major concern of designers, manufacturers, installers, and consumers. Six test loops were constructed at the Solar Energy Research Institute in Golden, Colorado, to thermally cycle active solar energy system components. Drain valves, check valves, air vents, vacuum breakers, tempering valves, and polybutylene pipe were included in the testing. Test results show poor reliabiity of some of the components and limited performance from others. The results lead to a better understanding of certain failures in the field and present designers with realistic expectations for these components.

Farrington, R.B.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Framework for Stochastic Reliability of Bulk Power System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Value-based reliability assessment is a useful aid to effective decision making about short- and long-term transmission planning and operation. This report describes efforts to develop additional functionality in EPRI's Transmission Reliability Evaluation for Large Scale Systems (TRELSS) program.

1998-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

360

Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National  

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Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > Edward Moses Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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361

Associate director for Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore  

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Associate director for Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore Associate director for Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > William Goldstein Associate director for Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore

362

Deputy Director for Resource Management Homepage | U.S. DOE Office...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Deputy Director Biography Organization Contact Information Deputy Director for Resource Management U.S. Department of Energy SC-4Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW...

363

Operator Reliability Experiments Using Power Plant Simulators, Volumes 1-3: Volumes 1-3  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Operator reliability experiment (ORE) data, collected on actual operating crews from three PWR and three BWR simulators, enhances understanding of their performance during emergency events. These data form the basis for quantifying human reliability in probabilistic risk assessment (PRA).

1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

R. L. Fu;rknsr, Acting Director  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

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365

Assessment  

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Genetic Genetic Variability of Cell Wall Degradability for the Selection of Alfalfa with Improved Saccharification Efficiency Marc-Olivier Duceppe & Annick Bertrand & Sivakumar Pattathil & Jeffrey Miller & Yves Castonguay & Michael G. Hahn & Réal Michaud & Marie-Pier Dubé # Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2012 Abstract Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) has a high potential for sustainable bioethanol production, particularly because of its low reliance on N fertilizer. We assessed near-infrared reflec- tance spectroscopy (NIRS) as a high-throughput technique to measure cell wall (CW) degradability in a large number of lignified alfalfa stem samples. We also used a powerful immu- nological approach, glycome profiling, and chemical analyses to increase our knowledge of the composition of CW poly- saccharides of alfalfa stems with various levels

366

Former Directors | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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About » History » Former Directors About » History » Former Directors About Organization Budget Field Offices Federal Advisory Committees History Former Directors Scientific and Technical Information Honors & Awards Jobs Brochures, Logos, & Information Resources Contact Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 History Former Directors Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Atomic Energy Commission Division of Research James B. Fisk 1947 - 1948 Kenneth S. Pitzer 1948 - 1951 Thomas H. Johnson 1951 - 1957 John H. Williams 1958 - 1959 Paul W. McDaniel 1959 - 1972 John M. Team * 1973 - 1974 Energy Research and Development Administration John M. Team * 1975 - 1976 Robert L. Hirsch ** 1976 - 1977

367

Secretary Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bratislava  

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Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiatives Secretary Bodman, Director Rumyantsev Issue Joint Statement on Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiatives November 9, 2005 - 2:20pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman and Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency Director, Aleksandr Rumyantsev today released a joint statement on the status of the Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiative. The Bratislava Initiative was announced by President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin in February, 2005 and aims, in part, to reduce the threat of nuclear and radiological proliferation. "The United States and Russia bear unique responsibilities in the area of nuclear nonproliferation," Secretary Bodman said. "The Bratislava

368

Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution  

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Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution Engineering Services, American Electric Power before the House Energy and Commerce Committee March 20th 2007 Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution Engineering Services, American Electric Power before the House Energy and Commerce Committee March 20th 2007 Summary of Testimony of Larry Dickerman, Director or Distribution Engineering Services, American Electric Power before the House Energy and Commerce Committee March 20th 2007. American Electric Power (AEP) is one of the nation's largest electricity generators with over 5 million retail consumers in 11 states. AEP is the leader among US utilities for deployment of large-scale battery-based energy storage. AEP supports the adoption of

369

Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | DISCOVERY at Light Speed  

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BNL People BNL People 2010 ANNUAL REPORT Photon Sciences Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory Reflections on the Year Steve Dierker Steve Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences This is a very exciting period for photon sciences at Brookhaven National Laboratory. It is also a time of unprecedented growth for the Photon Sciences Directorate, which operates the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) and is constructing NSLS-II, both funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Reflecting the quick pace of our activities, we chose the theme "Discovery at Light Speed" for the directorate's 2010 annual report, a fiscal year bookended by October 2009 and September 2010. The year began with the news that NSLS users Venki Ramakrishnan of

370

Office Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria | National Nuclear  

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Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria | National Nuclear Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > Riaz Awan Office Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria Riaz Awan Riaz Awan Role: Office Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria

371

Motion of Robert G. Burnley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia  

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of Robert G. Burnley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia of Robert G. Burnley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Deny the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's Petition Further Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Requested Relief Motion of Robert G. Burnley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Deny the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's Petition Further Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Requested Relief Docket No. EO-05-01: Motion of Robert G. Burnley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Deny the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's Petition on the Grounds that the Commission May Not Lawfully Grant the Requested Relief; or, in the Alternative, to Defer Action Pending Further Analysis of Environmental

372

DOE's National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP |  

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National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP DOE's National Laboratory Directors Highlight Scientific Merits of GNEP May 2, 2006 - 10:29am Addthis WASHINGTON , DC - Directors of nine of the Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories today announced their support for the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and discussed the collaboration among the labs in carrying out the partnership. GNEP, part of President Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative, will support advanced technologies to recycle spent nuclear fuel and promote emissions-free nuclear energy in a more proliferation-resistant manner. President Bush has requested $250 million in fiscal year (FY) 2007 for GNEP. "The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership demonstrates the enormous role that

373

Climate Change Institute director wants to increase information...  

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Climate Change Science Institute director wants to increase information Jack Fellows Jack Fellows (hi-res image) Listen to the audio OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2013 - Jack Fellows,...

374

Gail Harlamoff: Executive Director, Life Lab Science Program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

started off with a past apprentice, Doron Comerchero. He’sWhat?! project director. He was an apprentice, and whilehe was an apprentice— Rabkin: This was at CASFS. Harlamoff:

Rabkin, Sarah

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Associate Directorate of Plutonium Science and Manufacturing Workforce Development Program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Associate Directorate of Plutonium Science and Manufacturing Workforce Development Program Issue No elements address workforce challenges faced by a Pu Enterprise Environment with a focus on Pu Sustainment. The Plutonium Science & Manufacturing Summer Student Program (PSMSSP) supports the Laboratory's need

376

Microphotonic parabolic light directors fabricated by two-photon lithography  

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light directors for producing collimated beams for applications in advanced solar cell and light-emitting diode designs. VC 2011 American Institute of Physics. [doi:10.1063/1.3648115] Planar micro- and nano

Heaton, Thomas H.

377

Live with the Energy Innovation Hub Directors | Department of...  

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with our three Energy Innovation Hubs directors. You can send in your questions on Facebookenergygov, to Twitter.comenergy or via e-mail at newmedia@hq.doe.gov before and...

378

Search process for Lawrence Livermore director, LLNS president...  

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6.13search 11262013 Search process for Lawrence Livermore director, LLNS president gets under way Lynda L Seaver, LLNL, (925) 423-3103, seaver1@llnl.gov LIVERMORE, Calif. - The...

379

David Price appointed to IHMM board of directors  

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213price 03222013 David Price appointed to IHMM board of directors Donald B Johnston, LLNL, (925) 423-4902, johnston19@llnl.gov Printer-friendly David Price Global Security's...

380

DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National  

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

Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor April 29, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Steven E. Koonin, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Director Persis Drell, and other National Lab affiliated scientists and engineers are among the 72 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS is a private, nonprofit, honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to furthering science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

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381

Consider insulation reliability  

SciTech Connect

This paper reports that when calcium silicate and two brands of mineral wool were compared in a series of laboratory tests, calcium silicate was more reliable. And in-service experience with mineral wool at a Canadian heavy crude refinery provided examples of many of the lab's findings. Lab tests, conducted under controlled conditions following industry accepted practices, showed calcium silicate insulation was stronger, tougher and more durable than the mineral wools to which it was compared. For instance, the calcium silicate insulation exhibited only some minor surface cracking when heated to 1,200[degrees]F (649[degrees]C), while the mineral wools suffered binder burnout resulting in sagging, delamination and a general loss of dimensional stability.

Gamboa (Manville Mechanical Insulations, a Div. of Schuller International Inc., Denver, CO (United States))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

O'Brian Named Director of NIST Boulder Laboratories  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... electromagnetic fields; optoelectronics; chemical engineering; materials reliability; laser physics; quantum and optical physics; and computational ...

2012-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

383

Transmission Reliability | Department of Energy  

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Transmission Reliability Transmission Reliability Transmission Reliability Modernizing America's electricity infrastructure is one of the U.S. Department of Energy's top priorities. The DOE Strategic Plan states that today's electric grid needs to be more efficient, reliable, and secure. A modern, smarter electric grid may save consumers money, help our economy run more efficiently, allow rapid growth in renewable energy sources, and enhance energy reliability. The Department's research into a variety of tools that will improve advanced system monitoring, visualization, control, operations, and market structure will ultimately modernize the electricity transmission infrastructure to ease congestion, allow for increases in demand, and provide a greater degree of security. The Transmission Reliability Program is aligned with this strategic plan

384

Lithium battery safety and reliability  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Lithium batteries have been used in a variety of applications for a number of years. As their use continues to grow, particularly in the consumer market, a greater emphasis needs to be placed on safety and reliability. There is a useful technique which can help to design cells and batteries having a greater degree of safety and higher reliability. This technique, known as fault tree analysis, can also be useful in determining the cause of unsafe behavior and poor reliability in existing designs.

Levy, S.C.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

DURABILITY, RELIABILITY, AND SERVICE LIFE ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Kaipeng Liu, Xiaohong Gu. In practical applications of PV solar cells, long-term weathering durability and reliable performance are essential. ...

386

Distribution Reliability Trends and Correlations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Distribution reliability statistics, which measure sustained interruptions, are the primary benchmark used by utilities and regulators to identify service quality and to measure performance.

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

387

Reliability Results of NERSC Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of various systems at NERSC. They graciously provided meReliability Results of NERSC Systems Akbar Mokhtarani,William Kramer, Jason Hick NERSC - LBNL Abstract In order to

Mokhtarani, Akbar; Petascale Data Storage Institute (PDSI)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Substation Configuration Reliability 1 Reliability of Substation Configurations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-Repairable Components," Power Learn Electric Power Engineering Education, Module PE.PAS.U15.5, 2005. #12;SubstationSubstation Configuration Reliability 1 Reliability of Substation Configurations Daniel Nack, Iowa substation, it still contains what could be described as weak points or points of failure that would lead

McCalley, James D.

389

Regulatory Commission (Commission) directs the North American Electric Reliability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

submit to the Commission for approval proposed Reliability Standards that address the impact of geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) on the reliable operation of the Bulk-Power System. The Commission directs NERC to implement the directive in two stages. In the first stage, NERC must submit, within six months of the effective date of this Final Rule, one or more Reliability Standards that require owners and operators of the Bulk-Power System to develop and implement operational procedures to mitigate the effects of GMDs consistent with the reliable operation of the Bulk-Power System. In the second stage, NERC must submit, within 18 months of the effective date of this Final Rule, one or more Reliability Standards that require owners and operators of the Bulk-Power System to conduct initial and on-going assessments of the potential impact of benchmark GMDDocket No. RM12-22-000- 2-events on Bulk-Power System equipment and the Bulk-Power System as a whole. The Second Stage GMD Reliability Standards must identify benchmark GMD events that specify what severity GMD events a responsible entity must assess for potential impacts on the Bulk-Power System. If the assessments identify potential impacts from benchmark GMD events, the Reliability Standards should require owners and operators

Cfr Part

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

2011 Annual Planning Summary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)  

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

The ongoing and projected Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for 2011 and 2012 within the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE).

391

Weather Normalization of Reliability Indices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather significantly increases variability of reliability indices. This project focuses on exploring statistical correlations between weather parameters and system performance indices using historical utility reliability data and weather data. Using this information, various approaches for normalizing utility performance indices for variability in weather can be developed.

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

392

2004 Equipment Reliability Forum Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the proceedings of the EPRI 2004 Equipment Reliability Forum that was held September 13–14, 2004, in Kansas City, Missouri. This annual forum provides an opportunity for industry personnel involved in equipment reliability and related issues to exchange information and share experiences. It is structured to incorporate both formal presentations and open discussion.

2004-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

393

MEMORANDUM TO HEADS O F CONTRACTING ACTIVITIES AND PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS  

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

2010 2010 MEMORANDUM TO HEADS O F CONTRACTING ACTIVITIES AND PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS FROM: DIRECTOR OFFICE OF CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SUBJECT: Establishment of Requirement for Monthly Status Reporting on Source Evaluation Boards (SEBs) Valued in Excess of $25 Million As everyone is aware, DOE accomplishes the majority of its work through its various contracts. In recent years, the Department has drawn increased scrutiny from a number of different sources. As a result, the procurement process receives a tremendous amount of visibility among senior DOE management, particularly our largest and most critical procurements which are conducted by SEBs. This highlights the critical need for SEB reporting and tracking. At the Procurement Directors meeting held in December 2009, it was mentioned during

394

Los Alamos National Laboratory names Jeffrey Mousseau Associate Director of  

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names names Jeffrey Mousseau Associate Director of Environmental Programs September 18, 2012 Will Oversee Transuranic Waste Disposal and Environmental Cleanup Projects LOS ALAMOS, N.M., September 18, 2012-Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced that Jeffrey Mousseau has been hired as the new associate director for Environmental Programs. Mousseau currently works as a senior project manager for the Laboratory's transuranic waste disposal program. In his new position, he will oversee this program as well as other key environmental cleanup and monitoring activities. - 2 - "Jeff shares my personal commitment to sustaining the current momentum of waste removal and cleanup that the Lab has steadily built over the past five years," said Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan. "His expertise in this area is outstanding, and will

395

MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF CONTRACTING ACTIVITY AND PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS  

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

6,2010 6,2010 MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF CONTRACTING ACTIVITY AND PROCUREMENT DIRECTORS FROM: SUBJECT: PATRICK M. FERRARO ACTING DIRECTOR OFFICE OR PROCUREMEN ! f ASSISTANCE M JOSEPH WADDEL DIRECTOR r & OFFICE OF ACQU&ITION AND I SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (NA-63) NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Acquisition Career Management Handbook Change 2010-03 Chapter 3 Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level II The purpose of this memorandum is t o announce ACMP Change 2010-03. This change amends the experience requirement for FAC-C Level II certification as currently stated in Chapter 3 o f the January 2009, revision of the Department's Acquisition Career Management Program Handbook (ref: Policy Flash 2009-17). In order for the Department of Energy (DOE) t

396

US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Russian Atomic Energy Director  

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

US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Russian Atomic Energy US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Russian Atomic Energy Director Alexander Rumyantsev Discuss Bratislava Agreement US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Russian Atomic Energy Director Alexander Rumyantsev Discuss Bratislava Agreement May 24, 2005 - 12:51pm Addthis US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman (right) and Russian Atomic Energy Director Alexander Rumyantsev discuss progress in achieving the Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiatives in Moscow Tuesday, May 24, 2005. The Bratislava agreement was struck by Presidents Bush and Putin during their February 2005 meeting and includes initiatives to encourage US/Russia nuclear security cooperation, including enhancing an emergency response capability to deal with a nuclear or radiological incident, and sharing

397

Energy Department's Data Director Named Presidential Innovation Fellow |  

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

Department's Data Director Named Presidential Innovation Department's Data Director Named Presidential Innovation Fellow Energy Department's Data Director Named Presidential Innovation Fellow August 23, 2012 - 5:14pm Addthis The Presidential Innovation Fellows being sworn in today. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. The Presidential Innovation Fellows being sworn in today. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. John Chu John Chu Communications Specialist with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this project do? The Presidential Innovation Fellows program pairs top innovators from the private sector, non-profits, and academia with top innovators in government to collaborate on solutions that aim to deliver significant results in six months.

398

Mr. Walter Huber, Director Capital Improvements Division National Capital Region  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Walter Huber, Director Walter Huber, Director Capital Improvements Division National Capital Region 7th & D Streets, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20407 Dear Mr. Huber: As you may know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is evaluating the radiological condition of sites that were utilized under the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) during the early years of nuclear development to determine whether they need remedial action and whether the Department has authority to perform such action. General Services Administration (GSA) was contacted through correspondence with Mr. John P. Allen, Project Director, Special Projects Division of GSA, that the former National Bureau of Standards (NBS) building on Van Ness Street was identified as one such site. This building was used by NBS

399

Reliability-based design optimization using efficient global reliability analysis.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Finding the optimal (lightest, least expensive, etc.) design for an engineered component that meets or exceeds a specified level of reliability is a problem of obvious interest across a wide spectrum of engineering fields. Various methods for this reliability-based design optimization problem have been proposed. Unfortunately, this problem is rarely solved in practice because, regardless of the method used, solving the problem is too expensive or the final solution is too inaccurate to ensure that the reliability constraint is actually satisfied. This is especially true for engineering applications involving expensive, implicit, and possibly nonlinear performance functions (such as large finite element models). The Efficient Global Reliability Analysis method was recently introduced to improve both the accuracy and efficiency of reliability analysis for this type of performance function. This paper explores how this new reliability analysis method can be used in a design optimization context to create a method of sufficient accuracy and efficiency to enable the use of reliability-based design optimization as a practical design tool.

Bichon, Barron J. (Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX); Mahadevan, Sankaran (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN); Eldred, Michael Scott

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

North American Electric Reliability Corporation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Compliance filing regarding consistency of Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) regional reliability Standard WECC-TOP-STD-007-0 with NERC reliability standard Dear Ms. Michael: On July 9, 2007, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) filed an explanation regarding the consistency of WECC’s regional reliability standard WECC-TOP-STD-007-0 with respect to NERC Reliability Standard IRO-005-1. Notice of this filing was issued on July 12, 2007 with comments, protests or motions to intervene due on or before August 8, 2007. Notices of intervention and unopposed timely filed motions to intervene are granted pursuant to the operation of Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 C.F.R. § 385.214). Any opposed or untimely filed motion to intervene is governed by the provisions of Rule 214. No protests or adverse comments were filed.

Docket No. Rr

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Photovoltaic performance and reliability workshop  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This workshop was the sixth in a series of workshops sponsored by NREL/DOE under the general subject of photovoltaic testing and reliability during the period 1986--1993. PV performance and PV reliability are at least as important as PV cost, if not more. In the US, PV manufacturers, DOE laboratories, electric utilities, and others are engaged in the photovoltaic reliability research and testing. This group of researchers and others interested in the field were brought together to exchange the technical knowledge and field experience as related to current information in this evolving field of PV reliability. The papers presented here reflect this effort since the last workshop held in September, 1992. The topics covered include: cell and module characterization, module and system testing, durability and reliability, system field experience, and standards and codes.

Mrig, L. [ed.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

NREL: News - NREL Names Santiago Grijalva Director for Power Systems  

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013 013 NREL Names Santiago Grijalva Director for Power Systems Engineering July 1, 2013 Today, the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced a key hire to lead its Power Systems Engineering Center. Santiago Grijalva comes to NREL with both industry and academic experience, most recently from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he held the position of Georgia Power Distinguished Professor and Strategic Energy Institute Associate Director for Electricity. As part of the Energy Systems Integration team at NREL, Dr. Grijalva will provide leadership to develop the strategic direction of the Power Systems Engineering Center, enhance technical capabilities and steward core competencies that advance electric power technologies. He will also lead

403

NREL: Gearbox Reliability Collaborative - About the Gearbox Reliability  

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About the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative About the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Premature gearbox failures have a significant impact on the cost of wind farm operations. In 2007, NREL initiated the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC). The project combines field testing, dynamometer testing, analysis, modeling, condition monitoring, development of a failure database, and operations and maintenance research in a multi-pronged approach to determine why wind turbine gearboxes do not always achieve their expected design life-the time period that manufacturers expect them to last. The collaborative of manufacturers, owners, operators, researchers, and consultants focuses on gearbox modeling and testing and the development of a gearbox failure database. Collaborative members also investigate gearbox

404

2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations | Department  

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

2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations 2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations 2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations The Transmission Reliability R&D Reliability & Markets Peer Review included 6 sessions over 2 days on August 6 - 7, 2013. Presentations from Day 1 (Sessions I through IV) are available below. Session I: Ben Hobbs (Johns Hopkins), Kameshwar Poolla (UC Berkeley) Session II: Ray Zimmerman (Cornell), Hsiao-Dong Chiang (Cornell) Session III: Shmuel Oren (UC Berkeley), Dan Tylavsky (U Arizona), Tom Overbye (U Illinois) Session IV: Lindsay Anderson (Cornell), HyungSeon Oh (Cornell) 2013 R&M Peer Review - Assessing Transmission Investments Under Uncertainty - Ben Hobbs, Johns Hopkins 2013 R&M Peer Review - Coordinated Aggregation of Distributed Energy

405

2012 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Full Presentations | Department of  

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

Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Full Presentations Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Full Presentations 2012 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Full Presentations The Transmission Reliability R&D Reliability & Markets Peer Review included 11 presentations over 2 days on August 7 - 8, 2012 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The full presentations are available below. Presentation summaries are also available. 2012 R&M Peer Review - Transmission Investment Assessment Under Uncertainty - Ben Hobbs 2012 R&M Peer Review - Renewable Integration Through Risk-Limiting Dispatch - Pravin Varaiya 2012 R&M Peer Review - Development and Testing of New Tools - Ray Zimmerman 2012 R&M Peer Review - Commercialization of the SuperOPF Framework - Hsiao-Dong Chiang 2012 R&M Peer Review - Essence of Structure Preserving Network Reductions -

406

2012 Reliability & Markets Peer Review | Department of Energy  

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

Reliability & Markets Peer Review Reliability & Markets Peer Review 2012 Reliability & Markets Peer Review The Transmission Reliability R&D Reliability & Markets Peer Review included 11 presentations over 2 days on August 7 - 8, 2012 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Presentations and summaries are available through the links and the agenda is included below. Summaries | Full Presentations Day 1: August 7 Transmission Investment Assessment Under Uncertainty About Fuel Prices, Technology, Renewables Penetration and Market Responses Using a Multi-State Stochastic Model Approach with Recourse Renewable Integration Through Risk-Limiting Dispatch and Distributed Resource Aggregations Development and Testing of New Tools Commercialization of the SuperOPF Framework: Phase 2 Essence of Structure Preserving (ESP) Network Reductions for

407

2013 Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review | Department of Energy  

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

Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review 2013 Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review The Transmission Reliability Program Peer Review included six sessions over 2 days on June 27 - 28, 2013. Presentations are available through the individual session links. The agenda and introduction by Joe Eto, LBNL, are available below. Day 1: June 27 Session I Baselining Studies and Analysis, Bharat Bhargava, EPG Baselining Studies and Analysis, Brett Amidan, PNNL Synchrophasor Standards Support and Development, Ken Martin, EPG Session II Advanced Synchrophasor Metrology, Stan Hadley, ORNL GPS Issue Management, Mark Buckner, ORNL Technology Assessment for Next Generation PMU, Mark Buckner, ORNL Session III Measurement-Based Stability Assessment, Dan Trudnowski, U. Montana

408

Deputy Director Biography | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Home » Deputy Director Biography Home » Deputy Director Biography Deputy Director for Resource Management Deputy Director Home Mission & Functions Deputy Director Biography Organization Contact Information Deputy Director for Resource Management U.S. Department of Energy SC-4/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-9776 F: (202) 586-4120 E: sc.science@science.doe.gov Deputy Director Biography Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Dr. Jeffrey Salmon Deputy Director for Resource Management Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy Jeffrey Salmon became Deputy Director for Resource Management in July, 2008. He joined the Department of Energy in March 2001, as Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary. In 2002, he joined the Office of Science as the

409

TEMPLATE FOR EES DIRECTORATE QUARTERLY HIGHLIGHTS  

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February 2013 February 2013 Cummins and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Teams Works to Enable Super Truck Efficiency Goals ORNL/Fuels, Engines, and Emissions Research Center (FEERC) staff member Bill Partridge and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Post-Doctoral Research Associates Rodrigo Sanchez-Gonzalez and Jon Yoo performed on-site measurements on Cummins' Super Truck engine at a development facility in Columbus, Indiana, December 10-14, 2012. The Cummins team members were led by Rick Booth, Akshaya Srinivasan, Aniket Waghchaure, and David Koeberlein. The work involved spatiotemporal exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) distribution measurements to assess the numerical design tools used for development of Cummins' clean-sheet high-efficiency Super Truck engine system. The multiplex laser-

410

Strategic Insights on Security, Quality, Reliability, and Availability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides security criteria and performance metrics for assessing the electric power system. It is part of a larger project on the strategy for managing security, quality, reliability, and availability (SQRA) performance of electric power systems. The main focus of this update is measurement of the security component. It also addresses emerging North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) operating and planning standards and their roles in managing SQRA performance. This report is intend...

2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

411

Transmission Reliability Evaluation of Large Scale System (TRELSS) Software, Version 6.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TRELSS, Version 6.0 has been upgraded recently. The TRELSS code simulates power transmission systems and allows the reliability of the modeled system to be accurately estimated. TRELSS computes reliability indices using a contingency enumeration approach, which involves selection and evaluation of contingencies, classification of each contingency according to specified failure criteria, and accumulation of reliability indices. Two methods of reliability assessment are used: the System Problem Approach (w...

2003-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

412

Chief Executive Officer Message 2 Scientific Director Message 4  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

: Biomedical and Life Sciences Intelligent Transport Systems Safety and Security Environmental Management#12;#12; Chief Executive Officer Message 2 Scientific Director Message 4 About NICTA 7 Success Stories 8 Strategic Focus Projects 16 Research Programs 20 Research Projects 36 Our Researchers 60 Young

Heiser, Gernot

413

The high wire balancing act of the IS project director  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The implementation of a cross-functional enterprise system requires a more sustained and comprehensive change management program than does classical Information System (IS) application development. The tools and techniques used in such projects will ... Keywords: MIS development projects, case study, project directors, roles

Vital Roy; Carmen Bernier; Lucie Léveillé

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Prof. David Matthiesen, Ph.D. Faculty Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

products on the wind turbines please contact our Faculty Director, for more information. Vestas V27 225kW WT located at Sopko site NorthWind 100kW WT located on the CWRU campus #12;The WERC Center The WERC Phone: 216.368.1366 david.matthiesen@case.edu Wind Turbines as Research Instruments For our customer

Rollins, Andrew M.

415

REQUEST FOR INDIRECT COST WAIVER I. Project Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

REQUEST FOR INDIRECT COST WAIVER I. Project Director: Department: Project Title: Project Sponsor without fully recovering the institutional indirect costs which will be incurred in conducting the project COSTS 1. FULL: OF I. A. C. 2. PARTIAL: OF H. B. K. TOTAL PROJECT COSTS L. INDIRECT COSTS TO BE WAIVED, J

Krovi, Venkat

416

Millard W. Hall, Director Volume 10, Number 4  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

following exposure to the stress. Water use efficiency in terms of grain produced per unit of water used may in 991 kg grain produced per k-liter water used, compared to 888 kg grain produced by unstressed controlsMillard W. Hall, Director Volume 10, Number 4 GUEST EDITORIAL State Water Planning Process

Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

417

Solar Energy Status and Perspectives Peter Ahm, Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Solar Energy ­ Status and Perspectives Peter Ahm, Director PA Energy A/S (Ltd.) Snovdrupvej 16, DK-8340 Malling Phone: +45 86 93 33 33; Fax: +45 86 93 36 05; e-mail: ahm@paenergy.dk Abstract Solar energy in terms of thermal Solar Hot Water systems and electricity producing Photovoltaics contribute

418

Director's Protest Resolution Report Programmatic Land Use Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Director's Protest Resolution Report Programmatic Land Use Plan Amendments for Solar Energy......................................................................................... 68 #12;Reader How do The Dire excerpts Land Ma Report How do 1. F al 2. In n Issue T NEPA Issue N Organi Protest Issue E Rather renewab Summa There i Respon Specific decision 's Guide I read the R ector

Argonne National Laboratory

419

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND HORROR IN THE Program Directors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND HORROR IN THE ARTS Program Directors: Michael "Dusk" Peña ,,13 mpena in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in the Arts Program! In the program we will be able to explore novels and films like never before, work on our writing skills and build our imagination. Participate in role

Hayden, Nancy J.

420

Ris International Energy Conference Jrgen Kjems, managing director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Risø International Energy Conference Jørgen Kjems, managing director #12;Risø National Laboratory is to promote value-generating and sustainable technological development within the areas of energy, industrial technologies within the areas of energy, manufacturing industry and biotechnology. · The efforts made shall

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421

IN THIS REPORT 2 Message From the Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

#12;#12;IN THIS REPORT 2 Message From the Director 2 PNNL Overview 3 About this Report 3 and leadership of our staff on a broader scale within the community in which we work and live. PNNL has found (PNNL), we strive to achieve excellence in sustainability through our science and technology, management

422

Edward "Bruce" Held Director, Office of Intelligence and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to all investigative, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism activities within the areaCoy provided Staff Counterintelligence Officer (SCIO) support to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe in London London, Connecticut (1991-99); and the NCISHQ Counterintelligence Directorate, Washington, D.C. (1999

423

Final report on reliability and lifetime prediction.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document highlights the important results obtained from the subtask of the Goodyear CRADA devoted to better understanding reliability of tires and to developing better lifetime prediction methods. The overall objective was to establish the chemical and physical basis for the degradation of tires using standard as well as unique models and experimental techniques. Of particular interest was the potential application of our unique modulus profiling apparatus for assessing tire properties and for following tire degradation. During the course of this complex investigation, extensive relevant information was generated, including experimental results, data analyses and development of models and instruments. Detailed descriptions of the findings are included in this report.

Gillen, Kenneth Todd; Wise, Jonathan; Jones, Gary D.; Causa, Al G. [Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, OH; Terrill, Edward R. [Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, OH; Borowczak, Marc [Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, OH

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Inherently Reliable Boiler Component Design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the lessons learned during the last decade in efforts to improve the reliability and availability of boilers used in the production of electricity. The information in this report can assist in component modifications and new boiler designs.

2003-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

425

EPRI Distribution Reliability Practices Repository  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

 A key objective of the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI’s) research into distribution reliability practices is to identify, document, and provide practice summary descriptions to research participants in a format that facilitates comparison and aids decision makers in identifying the practices in place at other utilities that can be applied to a decision maker’s utility to improve performance.This report presents distribution reliability practice results ...

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

426

Photovoltaics performance and reliability workshop  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document consists of papers and viewgraphs compiled from the proceedings of a workshop held in September 1992. This workshop was the fifth in a series sponsored by NREL/DOE under the general subject areas of photovoltaic module testing and reliability. PV manufacturers, DOE laboratories, electric utilities and others exchanged technical knowledge and field experience. The topics of cell and module characterization, module and system performance, materials and module durability/reliability research, solar radiation, and applications are discussed.

Mrig, L. [ed.] [ed.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Photovoltaics performance and reliability workshop  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document consists of papers and viewgraphs compiled from the proceedings of a workshop held in September 1992. This workshop was the fifth in a series sponsored by NREL/DOE under the general subject areas of photovoltaic module testing and reliability. PV manufacturers, DOE laboratories, electric utilities and others exchanged technical knowledge and field experience. The topics of cell and module characterization, module and system performance, materials and module durability/reliability research, solar radiation, and applications are discussed.

Mrig, L. (ed.) [ed.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Examination of Temporal Trends in Electricity Reliability Based on Reports from U.S. Electric Utilities  

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Reliability of the U.S. Electric Power System: An Assessment2003 IEEE Guide for Electric Power Distribution ReliabilitySmart Self-Healing Electric Power Grid." Power and Energy

Eto, Joseph H.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deputy Director Biography | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Deputy Director Biography Deputy Director Biography Deputy Director for Field Operations Deputy Director Home Mission & Functions Deputy Director Biography Organization Oversight Operations Improvement Committee Contact Information Deputy Director for Field Operations U.S. Department of Energy SC-3/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5434 F: (202) 586-4120 E: sc.science@science.doe.gov Deputy Director Biography Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Joseph A. McBrearty Deputy Director for Field Operations Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy Joseph McBrearty joined the Office of Science in August 2010 immediately upon retiring from a 30-year career in the U.S. Navy, where he specialized in nuclear propulsion and nuclear weapons systems, training, control and

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Deputy Director Biography | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Deputy Director Biography Deputy Director Biography Deputy Director for Science Programs Deputy Director Home Mission & Functions Deputy Director Biography Organization Staff Presentations & Testimony Federal Advisory Committees Committees of Visitors Contact Information Deputy Director for Science Programs U.S. Department of Energy SC-2/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 F: (202) 586-4120 E: sc.science@science.doe.gov U.S. Department of Energy SC-2/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-5316 F: (301) 903-7780 E: sc.science@science.doe.gov Deputy Director Biography Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Dr. Patricia M. Dehmer Dr. Patricia M. Dehmer Dr. Patricia M. Dehmer Deputy Director for Science Programs

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Hidenori Kimura, D. Eng. Director, RIKEN BSI-TOYOTA Collaboration Center (BTCC)  

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Hidenori Kimura, D. Eng. Director, RIKEN BSI-TOYOTA Collaboration Center (BTCC) Unit Leader Control Systems Laboratory, RIKEN 2007- Director of the RIKEN BSI-Toyota Collaboration Center 2009

Fukai, Tomoki

432

National Climate Assessment: Production Team  

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NCA & Development Advisory Committee NCA & Development Advisory Committee Production Team Indicators System Coastal Resilience Resources Make Our Science Accessible Link Climate Change & Health Provide Data and Tools Coordinate Internationally National Climate Assessment: Production Team Print E-mail National Climate Assessment Staff (USGCRP National Coordination Office) Current NCA Staff Dr. Fabien Laurier, Director, Third National Climate Assessment Dr. Glynis Lough, Chief of Staff for the National Climate Assessment Emily Therese Cloyd, Engagement Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment Bryce Golden-Chen, Program Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment Alison Delgado, Scientist Dr. Ilya Fischhoffkri, Scientist Melissa Kenney, Indicators Coordinator Dr. Fred Lipschultz, Regional Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment

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CRAX/Cassandra Reliability Analysis Software  

SciTech Connect

Over the past few years Sandia National Laboratories has been moving toward an increased dependence on model- or physics-based analyses as a means to assess the impact of long-term storage on the nuclear weapons stockpile. These deterministic models have also been used to evaluate replacements for aging systems, often involving commercial off-the-shelf components (COTS). In addition, the models have been used to assess the performance of replacement components manufactured via unique, small-lot production runs. In either case, the limited amount of available test data dictates that the only logical course of action to characterize the reliability of these components is to specifically consider the uncertainties in material properties, operating environment etc. within the physics-based (deterministic) model. This not only provides the ability to statistically characterize the expected performance of the component or system, but also provides direction regarding the benefits of additional testing on specific components within the system. An effort was therefore initiated to evaluate the capabilities of existing probabilistic methods and, if required, to develop new analysis methods to support the inclusion of uncertainty in the classical design tools used by analysts and design engineers at Sandia. The primary result of this effort is the CMX (Cassandra Exoskeleton) reliability analysis software.

Robinson, D.

1999-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Department Chair/Equivalent Unit Director Mid-appointment Review Cover Sheet  

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Department Chair/Equivalent Unit Director Mid-appointment Review Cover Sheet The review committee:______________________________________________________________________________ 1. A copy of the committee report has been given to the department chair/equivalent unit director. 2. The committee has discussed its report with the department chair/ equivalent unit director. 3. A copy

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1 Testimony of Dr. Richard R. Cavanagh Director Office of ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Previous collaborations with NIST and the US Army Dugway (Utah) Proving Ground have developed reliable methods based on DNA analysis to ...

2013-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Testimony of Dr. Willie E. May Associate Director of Laboratory ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... wide network that uses information technology to deliver electricity efficiently, reliably ... turbine blades, railroad rails, and shock absorbers in order to ...

2013-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | DISCOVERY at Light Speed  

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The Quick Pace of Construction The Quick Pace of Construction Steve Dierker "We are ahead of schedule and within budget on construction of the basic buildings and utilities for NSLS-II. Teamwork is key to our success." - Martin Fallier Director, Facilities Division Compare the pictures taken October 2009 and September 2010 (below). They show the remarkable progress made this year on NSLS-II construction, evidence of the hard work of everyone involved - from Photon Sciences staff to construction workers on the site. The Facilities Division, responsible for the design and construction of conventional facilities within the Photon Sciences Directorate, is necessarily focused on NSLS-II. With a budget of $912 million and an official completion date of 2015, NSLS-II is the largest domestic capital

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Fermilab | Tune IT Up | Message from the Director  

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Director Director Pier Oddone Pier Oddone A DOE cybersecurity audit last week found very serious shortcomings in how we are managing our computers at Fermilab. Among other problems, the review team found unlocked doors leading to open computers on employees' desks, easy access to system administrators' accounts, passwords openly displayed and failure to respond quickly to virus alerts. Overall, we received a cybersecurity grade of "marginal." The world-class science at our laboratory requires world-class management of our computing resources. Moreover, we must do this within the context of the cybersecurity requirements of the federal government, including DOE, which provides those resources. As the audit showed us, addressing these findings will require a culture change at Fermilab. At a laboratory where

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Dr. Wm. E. Mott, Director Environmental 8 Safety Eng. Div.  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Wm. E. Mott, Director Wm. E. Mott, Director Environmental 8 Safety Eng. Div. 0f.f ice of Environment (EU- 14) Dept. of Energy Washington, DC 20545 Dear Dr. Mott: MED Warehousing Location The sites listed in your letter of Febru; to determine present utilization and ownershi] the information available at this time: 1. Utica Street Warehouse 240 W. Utica Street Buffalo, ?pI The area of 240 and 242 W. Utica St, drive to a 4-story parking garage for Ch The ramp is about 4 years old and previol there was a paved parking lot on the sit 1960' s. The warehouse structure was denI unknown previous date. 2. West Genesee Street Warehouse Buffalo, NY The W. Genesee area is currently abc in .length. About half of the streets prc eliminated to make way for the Niagara E: the remaining streets there is one old bl

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Photon Sciences Directorate | 2010 Annual Report | EHS Group Expands  

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Photon Sciences EHS Group Expands, Photon Sciences EHS Group Expands, Evolves in 2010 Steve Hoey "We're proud of the excellent safety record we earned in 2010. It would not have been possible without the hard work, dedication, and experience of the EHS staff and the continuing efforts of our contractors to work more safely." - Steve Hoey Manager, Environment, Safety and Health Fiscal year 2010 was busy for Environment, Safety, and Health (ESH) staff in the Photon Sciences Directorate, due in no small part to the year-long strategic planning leading up to the reorganization of the directorate at year's end and the continuing rapid growth of NSLS-II. Photon Sciences ESH already has an excellent safety record under its belt. In 2010, as was the case with the Laboratory as a whole, a strong emphasis

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Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives  

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Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives May 14, 2013 Executive Summary Fermilab is entering a new, transitional era defined by the transformation from operating a very large experimental facility over several decades to managing and delivering a portfolio of new projects within technical performance, budget and schedule expectations. Throughout CY12, internal and external reviews identified some systemic weaknesses in execution of some construction activities and fabrication of components, including procurement planning and execution, cost estimating, and internal project communication. These Project Management System concerns have the potential to impact other projects and operational activities at the Laboratory if not addressed. Coincident with the

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A MESSAGE FROM THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF THE U  

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MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT I am pleased to submit the annual Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP) Report for fiscal year (FY) 2010 to Congress. Prepared in accordance with the requirements of title 5, United States Code, section 7201, this report provides statistical data on employment in the Federal workforce (FW) and highlights some human capital practices Federal agencies are using to recruit, develop, and retain talent. Findings for FY 2010 The Federal workforce is 17.7 percent Black, 8.0 percent Hispanic, 5.6 percent Asian/Pacific Islander, 1.8 percent Native American, 0.7 percent non-Hispanic/Multi-racial, and 66.2 percent White. Minorities as a whole constituted 33.8 percent of the FW. Men comprised 56.1 percent

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Director at Sandia National Laboratories | National Nuclear Security  

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at Sandia National Laboratories | National Nuclear Security at Sandia National Laboratories | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > Sidney Gutierrez Director at Sandia National Laboratories Sidney Gutierrez Sidney Gutierrez Role: Director at Sandia National Laboratories Award: 2010 Notable New Mexican

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Orientation Waves in a Director Field With Rotational Inertia  

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We study the propagation of orientation waves in a director field with rotational inertia and potential energy given by the Oseen-Frank energy functional from the continuum theory of nematic liquid crystals. There are two types of waves, which we call splay and twist waves. Weakly nonlinear splay waves are described by the quadratically nonlinear Hunter-Saxton equation. Here, we show that weakly nonlinear twist waves are described by a new cubically nonlinear, completely integrable asymptotic equation. This equation provides a surprising representation of the Hunter-Saxton equation as an advection equation. There is an analogous representation of the Camassa-Holm equation. We use the asymptotic equation to analyze a one-dimensional initial value problem for the director-field equations with twist-wave initial data.

Giuseppe Ali; John K. Hunter

2006-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

445

Electronic reliability estimation: how reliable are the results?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development of Safety Critical Systems requires the compliance to several safety standards and regulations. Since, most of the times, human life is at stake, it is crucial to fully understand the behaviour of the system being developed in order to ... Keywords: MIL-Hdbk-217F, MTTF, estimation, reliability

Nuno Silva; Rui Lopes

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comments of North American Electric Reliability Corporation ...  

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American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to DOE Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges Comments of North American Electric Reliability Corporation...

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Recommendations to Address Power Reliability Concerns Raised...  

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Reliability Concerns Raised as a Result of Pending Environmental Regulations for Electric Generation Stations Recommendations to Address Power Reliability Concerns Raised as a...

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Demand Response as a System Reliability Resource  

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Demand Response as a System Reliability Resource Title Demand Response as a System Reliability Resource Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2012 Authors Eto, Joseph H.,...

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Electricity & Energy Reliability (WFP) | Department of Energy  

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Electricity & Energy Reliability (WFP) Electricity & Energy Reliability (WFP) The purpose of the workforce Plan is to provide focus and direction to Human Resources (HR) strategy....

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Maximal Reliability for Unit-weighted Composites  

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Maximal Reliability for Unit-weighted Composites Peter M.Maximal Reliability for Unit-weighted Composites Althoughconsistency coefficient for a unit-weighted composite. The

Peter M. Bentler

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Technology earns prestigious Los Alamos award  

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Reliability Technology earns award Reliability Technology earns prestigious Los Alamos award LANL has honored Michael Hamada, Harry Martz and a team of researchers with its first...

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Information Concerning Reliability Impacts under Various System...  

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Information Concerning Reliability Impacts under Various System Configurations of the Mirant Potomac River Plant Information Concerning Reliability Impacts under Various System...

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DAKOTA reliability methods applied to RAVEN/RELAP-7.  

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This report summarizes the result of a NEAMS project focused on the use of reliability methods within the RAVEN and RELAP-7 software framework for assessing failure probabilities as part of probabilistic risk assessment for nuclear power plants. RAVEN is a software tool under development at the Idaho National Laboratory that acts as the control logic driver and post-processing tool for the newly developed Thermal-Hydraulic code RELAP-7. Dakota is a software tool developed at Sandia National Laboratories containing optimization, sensitivity analysis, and uncertainty quantification algorithms. Reliability methods are algorithms which transform the uncertainty problem to an optimization problem to solve for the failure probability, given uncertainty on problem inputs and a failure threshold on an output response. The goal of this work is to demonstrate the use of reliability methods in Dakota with RAVEN/RELAP-7. These capabilities are demonstrated on a demonstration of a Station Blackout analysis of a simplified Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR).

Swiler, Laura Painton; Mandelli, Diego [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID; Rabiti, Cristian [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID; Alfonsi, Andrea [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Letter Clarifying the Position of the Director of the Virginia Department  

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Clarifying the Position of the Director of the Virginia Clarifying the Position of the Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Regarding the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's ("DC PSC") Emergency Petition Letter Clarifying the Position of the Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Regarding the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's ("DC PSC") Emergency Petition Docket No. EO-05-01: During the course of participating in the above-captioned Department of Energy ("DOE") docket, Robert G. Burnley, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality ("Director"), has filed two pleadings regarding the District of Columbia Public Service Commission's ("DC PSC") Emergency Petition. After initial uncertainty

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Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability  

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The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) drives electric grid modernization and resiliency in the energy infrastructure while working to enable innovation across the energy sector, empowering American consumers, and securing our energy future. The OE mission and the leadership role OE plays in the energy industry directly support the President's effort to accelerate the transformation of America's energy system

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Electric Reliability & Hurricane Preparedness Plan  

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plant that will improve reliability and stabilize fuel costs · Help meet future load growth and reserve;Mississippi Power Company · Headquartered - Gulfport · Subsidiary of Southern Company · Serves 23 counties Southeast Mississippi · 192,000 retail customers · Generating capacity: 3,166,192 kW · Plant Radcliffe

457

Exceptional situations and program reliability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is difficult to write programs that behave correctly in the presence of run-time errors. Proper behavior in the face of exceptional situations is important to the reliability of long-running programs. Existing programming language features often provide ... Keywords: Error handling, compensating transactions, linear sagas, linear types, resource management

Westley Weimer; George C. Necula

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind turbine reliability database update.  

SciTech Connect

This report documents the status of the Sandia National Laboratories' Wind Plant Reliability Database. Included in this report are updates on the form and contents of the Database, which stems from a fivestep process of data partnerships, data definition and transfer, data formatting and normalization, analysis, and reporting. Selected observations are also reported.

Peters, Valerie A.; Hill, Roger Ray; Stinebaugh, Jennifer A.; Veers, Paul S.

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic performance and reliability workshop  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This proceedings is the compilation of papers presented at the ninth PV Performance and Reliability Workshop held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel on September 4--6, 1996. This years workshop included presentations from 25 speakers and had over 100 attendees. All of the presentations that were given are included in this proceedings. Topics of the papers included: defining service lifetime and developing models for PV module lifetime; examining and determining failure and degradation mechanisms in PV modules; combining IEEE/IEC/UL testing procedures; AC module performance and reliability testing; inverter reliability/qualification testing; standardization of utility interconnect requirements for PV systems; need activities to separate variables by testing individual components of PV systems (e.g. cells, modules, batteries, inverters,charge controllers) for individual reliability and then test them in actual system configurations; more results reported from field experience on modules, inverters, batteries, and charge controllers from field deployed PV systems; and system certification and standardized testing for stand-alone and grid-tied systems.

Kroposki, B.

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Quantitative Software Reliability Methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The current U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing process for digital systems rests on deterministic engineering criteria. In its 1995 probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) policy statement, the Commission encouraged the use of PRA technology in all regulatory matters to the extent supported by the state-of-the-art in PRA methods and data. Although many activities have been completed in the area of risk-informed regulation, the risk-informed analysis process for digital systems has not yet been satisfactorily developed. Since digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems are expected to play an increasingly important role in nuclear power plant (NPP) safety, the NRC established a digital system research plan that defines a coherent set of research programs to support its regulatory needs. One of the research programs included in the NRC's digital system research plan addresses risk assessment methods and data for digital systems. Digital I&C systems have some unique characteristics, such as using software, and may have different failure causes and/or modes than analog I&C systems; hence, their incorporation into NPP PRAs entails special challenges. The objective of the NRC's digital system risk research is to identify and develop methods, analytical tools, and regulatory guidance for (1) including models of digital systems into NPP PRAs, and (2) using information on the risks of digital systems to support the NRC's risk-informed licensing and oversight activities. For several years, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) has worked on NRC projects to investigate methods and tools for the probabilistic modeling of digital systems, as documented mainly in NUREG/CR-6962 and NUREG/CR-6997. However, the scope of this research principally focused on hardware failures, with limited reviews of software failure experience and software reliability methods. NRC also sponsored research at the Ohio State University investigating the modeling of digital systems using dynamic PRA methods. These efforts, documented in NUREG/CR-6901, NUREG/CR-6942, and NUREG/CR-6985, included a functional representation of the system's software but did not explicitly address failure modes caused by software defects or by inadequate design requirements. An important identified research need is to establish a commonly accepted basis for incorporating the behavior of software into digital I&C system reliability models for use in PRAs. To address this need, BNL is exploring the inclusion of software failures into the reliability models of digital I&C systems, such that their contribution to the risk of the associated NPP can be assessed.

Chu, T.L.; Yue, M.; Martinez-Guridi, M.; Lehner, J.

2010-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance Assessment Community of Practice  

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

L L l W t C t B d High-Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Community of Practice Community of Practice John E. Marra, Ph.D. Associate Laboratory Director Associate Laboratory Director 5 March 2009 DOE EM HLW Corporate Board Meeting Phoenix, Arizona DOE-EM HLW Corporate Board Meeting Performance Assessment Process Community of Practice Background EM Senior Management would like to have g improved consistency in the execution of the Performance Assessment* process; Originally formed a sub-committee to draft a guidance document for practitioners; Th b itt b li C it f The sub-committee now believes a Community of Practice having broader scope should replace it; Draft Charter in review and presented for Draft Charter in review and presented for discussion. * Performance Assessment (PA) is used broadly to encompass assessments for LLW

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Defining Requirements for Improved Photovoltaic System Reliability  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Reliable systems are an essential ingredient of any technology progressing toward commercial maturity and large-scale deployment. This paper defines reliability as meeting system fictional requirements, and then develops a framework to understand and quantify photovoltaic system reliability based on initial and ongoing costs and system value. The core elements necessary to achieve reliable PV systems are reviewed. These include appropriate system design, satisfactory component reliability, and proper installation and servicing. Reliability status, key issues, and present needs in system reliability are summarized for four application sectors.

Maish, A.B.

1998-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

463

Real Time Grid Reliability Management 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The increased need to manage California?s electricity grid in real time is a result of the ongoing transition from a system operated by vertically-integrated utilities serving native loads to one operated by an independent system operator supporting competitive energy markets. During this transition period, the traditional approach to reliability management -- construction of new transmission lines -- has not been pursued due to unresolved issues related to the financing and recovery of transmission project costs. In the absence of investments in new transmission infrastructure, the best strategy for managing reliability is to equip system operators with better real-time information about actual operating margins so that they can better understand and manage the risk of operating closer to the edge. A companion strategy is to address known deficiencies in offline modeling tools that are needed to ground the use of improved real-time tools. This project: (1) developed and conducted first-ever demonstrations of two prototype real-time software tools for voltage security assessment and phasor monitoring; and (2) prepared a scoping study on improving load and generator response models. Additional funding through two separate subsequent work authorizations has already been provided to build upon the work initiated in this project.

Eto, Joe; Eto, Joe; Lesieutre, Bernard; Lewis, Nancy Jo; Parashar, Manu

2008-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Bearing Calibration  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

NREL has initiated the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) to investigate the root cause of the low wind turbine gearbox reliability. The GRC follows a multi-pronged approach based on a collaborative of manufacturers, owners, researchers and consultants. The project combines analysis, field testing, dynamometer testing, condition monitoring, and the development and population of a gearbox failure database. At the core of the project are two 750kW gearboxes that have been redesigned and rebuilt so that they are representative of the multi-megawatt gearbox topology currently used in the industry. These gearboxes are heavily instrumented and are tested in the field and on the dynamometer. This report discusses the bearing calibrations of the gearboxes.

van Dam, J.

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Emerging Grid Reliability Improvement Technologies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The initial phase of a planned comprehensive Eastern Interconnection (EI) segmentation study is complete. As part of the preparations for completion of the EI study, and to carry out a similar effort for the Western Interconnection (WI), it was necessary to first investigate the potential of other technologies to compete with segmentation. This report discusses emerging grid reliability improvement technologies, providing a perspective on the pros and cons of segmentation, the grid shock absorber concept...

2007-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Tribal Leader Forum Kathy Ahsing Director, Planning and Development  

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

Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment) Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment) Tribal Leader Forum Kathy Ahsing Director, Planning and Development 31 May 2013 Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment) * Today's military installations are playing an ever increasing role in energy security. - Installations are also playing an increased role in disaster and other community relief efforts Army Installations' Changing Roles * Installations are increasingly susceptible to a fragile electrical grid. - Many Army installations are at the end of the distribution line, further increasing their exposure 2 UNCLASSIFIED Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment)

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Assessment of Phase Conductors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As transmission systems age, utilities are increasingly concerned about the reliability of aging conductors, especially ACSR conductors. Traditional methods for assessing conductors involve identifying the circuits that pose the greatest reliability risk and subjecting samples from suspect lines to tensile testing, but a range of corrosion detection methods have become available that increase the options available to utilities. This report describes several methods available for conductor assessment.

2009-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Program director`s report for the Office of Health and Environmental Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

LBNL performs basic and applied research and develops technologies in support of the Department of Energy Office of Health and Environmental Research`s mission to explore and mitigate the long-term health and environmental consequences of energy use and to advance solutions to major medical challenges. The ability of the Laboratory to engage in this mission depends upon the strength of its core competencies. In addition, there are several key capabilities that are crosscutting, or underlie, many of the core competencies. They are: bioscience and biotechnology; environmental assessment and remediation; advanced detector systems; materials characterization and synthesis; chemical dynamics, catalysis, and surface science; advanced technologies for energy supply and energy efficiency; particle and photon beams; national research facilities; computation and information management; engineering design and fabrication technologies; and education of future scientists and engineers. Research in progress and major accomplishments are summarized for projects in analytical technology; environmental research; health effects; molecular carcinogenesis; general life sciences; human genome project; medical applications; and imaging of E-binding proteins.

NONE

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability-Centered Maintenance | Department of Energy  

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Reliability-Centered Maintenance Reliability-Centered Maintenance Reliability-Centered Maintenance October 7, 2013 - 9:48am Addthis Reliability-centered maintenance leverages the same practices and technologies of predictive maintenance. The difference is that reliability-centered maintenance recognizes that: Equipment design and operations differ Different equipment has different probabilities of failure All equipment is not of equal importance to facility operations Facilities have limited financial and personnel resources. While reliability-centered maintenance relies on predictive maintenance practices and technologies, it also recognizes that maintenance on inexpensive and/or unimportant equipment may be better served by a reactive or predictive maintenance approach. Each of the aforementioned factors are

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NREL: Wind Research - Gearbox Reliability Collaborative  

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Research Research Search More Search Options Site Map Premature gearbox failures have a significant impact on the cost of wind farm operations. In 2007, NREL initiated the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC). The project combines analysis, field testing, dynamometer testing, condition monitoring, and the development and population of a gearbox failure database in a multi-pronged approach to determine why many wind turbine gearboxes do not achieve their expected design life-the time period that manufacturers expect them to last. Read about: The Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Projects Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Research and Development Working with the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Publications

471

Automate feeders to improve reliability  

SciTech Connect

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG and E) improved system reliability and saved money with an alarm and control system for substation distribution switches using remote control by standard telephone-communication links. The method is especially well suited for urban and suburban areas with independent telephone and power systems. The automated systems can also add capability to areas now limited by the emergency capability. The primary distribution alarm and control system has both a substation and a field switch element. Photographs accompanying the description help to explain how the controls work. 7 figures. (DCK)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations | Department  

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

1 Presentations 1 Presentations 2013 Reliability & Markets Peer Review - Day 1 Presentations The Transmission Reliability R&D Reliability & Markets Peer Review included 6 sessions over 2 days on August 6 - 7, 2013. Presentations from Day 1 (Sessions I through IV) are available below. Session I: Ben Hobbs (Johns Hopkins), Kameshwar Poolla (UC Berkeley) Session II: Ray Zimmerman (Cornell), Hsiao-Dong Chiang (Cornell) Session III: Shmuel Oren (UC Berkeley), Dan Tylavsky (U Arizona), Tom Overbye (U Illinois) Session IV: Lindsay Anderson (Cornell), HyungSeon Oh (Cornell) 2013 R&M Peer Review - Assessing Transmission Investments Under Uncertainty - Ben Hobbs, Johns Hopkins 2013 R&M Peer Review - Coordinated Aggregation of Distributed Energy Resources - Kameshwar Poolla, UC Berkeley

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Gene Brooks and His Contributions to the American Choral Directors Association.  

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?? In his thirty years as Executive Director of ACDA, Dr. Gene Brooks has demonstrated his passion for choral music through his work in the… (more)

Zamer, Craig

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Message from the Division Director | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

the Division Director Organization Chart .pdf file (82KB) Phone Listing .pdf file (129KB) SC Categorical Exclusions and NEPA Documents SLI & SS Budget Contact Information Safety,...

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Sandia director honors R&D 100 awardees | National Nuclear Security...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

director honors R&D 100 awardees | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response...

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Dr. George Arnold to Take on New Role as Director of the ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Contact: Cuong Nguyen (301) 975-2254. Dear Colleagues,. I am excited to share this news with you. NIST Director Pat Gallagher ...

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Regional Reliability Plan | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

reliability Coordinator References Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline...

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Real Time Grid Reliability Management 2005  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

transmission planning to evaluate future needs under different assumptions for resource availability,transmission operators depend on to ensure system reliability. The assumption of availabilitytransmission operators depend on to ensure system reliability. The assumption of traditional governor availability

Eto, Joe

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrids and Heterogeneous Security, Quality, Reliability, and Availability  

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and Energy Reliability, Distribution System Integrationand Energy Reliability, Distribution System Integration

Marnay, Chris

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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(Awarded Best Theory Paper!) A Probabilistic Approach to Estimating Computer System Reliability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is a method of estimating system reliability by combining logic models of the ways systems can fail with numerical failure rates. One postulates a failure state and systematically decomposes this state into a combination ...

Robert Apthorpe

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Challenges for Solar Energy (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Presentation that reviews reliability issues related to various types of photovoltaic tecnnologies, including crystalline silicon, thin films, and concentrating PV.

Kurtz, S.

2009-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability Considerations from Integration of Smart Grid  

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

Considerations Considerations from the Integration of Smart Grid 116-390 Village Blvd., Princeton, NJ 08540 609.452.8060 | 609.452.9550 fax www.nerc.com the reliability of the to ensure bulk power system December 2010 (This page intentionally left blank) to ensure the reliability of the bulk power system Reliability Considerations of Integration of Smart Grid i

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Mathematical Reliability Theory: From The Beginning to . . .  

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It is argued that the mathematical theory of reliability as a separate discipline began in 1961 with the publication of Multi-component systems and their structures and their reliability by Birnbaum, Esary and Saunders. Prior to this time, mathematicians were just applying standard mathematical techniques such as queueing theory, statistics and probability to engineering reliability problems. We

Richard E. Barlow

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Streamlined Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis Application Update  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A systematic evaluation of plant equipment and maintenance requirements using reliability centered maintenance (RCM) techniques can help hold down operating costs while maintaining plant availability and reliability. This report describes the application of streamlined reliability centered maintenance (streamlined RCM) methodology and software at four utilities.

2001-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Reliability Analysis for Small Modular Reactors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Because no human reliability analysis (HRA) method was specifically developed for small modular reactors (SMRs), the application of any current HRA method to SMRs represents tradeoffs. A first- generation HRA method like THERP provides clearly defined activity types, but these activity types do not map to the human-system interface or concept of operations confronting SMR operators. A second- generation HRA method like ATHEANA is flexible enough to be used for SMR applications, but there is currently insufficient guidance for the analyst, requiring considerably more first-of-a-kind analyses and extensive SMR expertise in order to complete a quality HRA. Although no current HRA method is optimized to SMRs, it is possible to use existing HRA methods to identify errors, incorporate them as human failure events in the probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), and quantify them. In this paper, we provided preliminary guidance to assist the human reliability analyst and reviewer in understanding how to apply current HRA methods to the domain of SMRs. While it is possible to perform a satisfactory HRA using existing HRA methods, ultimately it is desirable to formally incorporate SMR considerations into the methods. This may require the development of new HRA methods. More practicably, existing methods need to be adapted to incorporate SMRs. Such adaptations may take the form of guidance on the complex mapping between conventional light water reactors and small modular reactors. While many behaviors and activities are shared between current plants and SMRs, the methods must adapt if they are to perform a valid and accurate analysis of plant personnel performance in SMRs.

Ronald L. Boring; David I. Gertman

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Safety Assessment Document  

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BCSAD-001 BCSAD-001 Photon Sciences Directorate Booster Commissioning Safety Assessment Document For the National Synchrotron Light Source II Version 2 December 8, 2011 Prepared by Brookhaven National Laboratory P.O. Box 5000 Upton, NY 11973-5000 managed by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Basic Energy Science under contract DE-AC02-98CD10886 ii National Synchrotron Light Source II Photon Sciences Directorate ii DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, nor any of their contractors, subcontractors, or their employees, makes any

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Glen F. Wattman Director, Office of Aviation Management  

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

Glen F. Wattman Glen F. Wattman Director, Office of Aviation Management A native of New York, Glen Wattman has served as a civilian Airline Pilot for more than thirteen years flying Boeing 757, 767 and 727 transport category aircraft. He has extensive experience operating flights domestically and throughout Central and South America and Europe. Mr. Wattman is currently a Major in the United States Air Force Reserve and serves as a subject matter expert as a liaison to the Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. Mr. Wattman has expertise in all aspects of the CAP mission to include Disaster Relief, Search and Rescue, Civil Defense, Homeland Security, Drug Interdiction, and Aerospace Education. Prior to becoming an Airline Pilot, Mr. Wattman served as an Air Force Officer, Detachment Commander, Fighter Pilot, and

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MEMORANDUM FROM: THOMAS E. BROWN, DIRECTOR OFFICE OF CONTRACT MANAGEMENT  

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

,2008 ,2008 MEMORANDUM FROM: THOMAS E. BROWN, DIRECTOR OFFICE OF CONTRACT MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT SUBJECT: Contract Change Order Administration of Department of Energy Prime Contracts The purpose of this memorandum is to highlight the need for good contract administration of Department of Energy (DOE) contracts (non management and operating contracts) including those covered by DOE Order 413.3A, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets. One of the focus areas of the DOE's efforts to improve contract and project management is the recopition that effectrve contract change order administration is critical to ensuring that contract and project requirements are met. Fundamentally, the award of an appropriate contract type that best

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Post Critical Decision-4 Mark Arenaz, Federal Project Director  

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

31, 2011 31, 2011 Lessons Learned from the In-Situ Grouting in the Subsurface Disposal Area Post Critical Decision-4 Mark Arenaz, Federal Project Director Summary Protection of the Snake River Plain Aquifer is a major driver for environmental remediation at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Idaho Site. In 2010, the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) used in-situ grouting to stabilize buried waste and reduce the migration of specific radioactive contaminates to the aquifer. The action was accomplished using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Public Law 111-5) Program funding of a capital asset acquisition project under DOE Order 413.3A, Program and Project Management for Acquisition of Capital Assets. Lessons learned from previous subsurface grouting activities contributed to the safe, timely and

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Materials Science and Technology Division - Physical Sciences Directorate -  

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CST CST For the Public Publications Visiting ORNL For Researchers Profiles Group Leader Staff Members Facilities For Industry Capabilities Current Research Materials Our People Group Leader, Staff Members Find People Fact Sheet Group Poster Energy Frontier Research Center Center for Defect Physics (EFRC) User Facilities High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML) Shared Research Equipment User Facility (ShaRE) Related User Facilities Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Seminars and Announcements MSTD Internal Recent News & Features News Releases Archive | Features Archive PSD Directorate › MST Division › Corrosion Science and Technology Group Corrosion Kinetics in simulated high-temperature/high-pressure environments

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Materials Science and Technology Division - Physical Sciences Directorate -  

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MTG MTG For the Public News & Highlights Publications Seminars Workshops Our People Group Leader, Staff Members Find People Fact Sheet Energy Frontier Research Center Center for Defect Physics (EFRC) Related Groups Computational Materials Science Group (CSMD) Nanomaterials Theory Institute (CNMS) Single Crystal Diffraction Group (NScD) University of Tennesee (MSE) ORNL Materials in Extreme Environments Other Useful Links American Physical Society DOE Office of Science Institute of Physics Office of Basic Energy Sciences National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Materials Group In The News PSD Directorate › MST Division › Materials Theory Group The Materials Theory Group (MTG) of the Materials Science and Technology

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W. E. Mott, Director, Division of Environmental Control Technology, HQ  

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Eyergy Eyergy pak t??pEOperatlons dak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 December 12, 1977 W. E. Mott, Director, Division of Environmental Control Technology, HQ Germantown, M.S. E-201 REPORT OF FINDINGS: ALLIED CHEMICAL CORPORATION SITES AT NORTH CLAYMONT, DELAWARE; MARCUS HOOK, PENNSYLVANIA, AND BALTIMORE, MARYLAND The following information summarizes our findings and conclusions relative to the reassessment of the subject sites. Information supplied from files of the former Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Raw Materials, indicates the company was engaged during the 1950's in research and development and pilot scale operations on uranium recovery at North Claymont, Delaware, and possibly at other Allied Chemical sites at Marcus Hook, Pa., and Baltimore, Md. under

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Mr. Carl Schafer I Director of Environmental Policy  

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I I Director of Environmental Policy Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations Pentagon ,. .-.:-.. *" ~?.'.::,:' - Washington, D.C. 20301 Dear Mr. Schafer: As you know, the Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a-program to identify sites that may be radiologically contaminated as a result of DOE predecessor operations and to correct any problems associated with this contamination if there is DOE authority to do so. Reviews of historical materials from the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and Atomic Energy Coannission (AEC) era conducted in support of this program have identified a number of active and former Department of Defense (DOD) installations and DOD contractor sites involved in activities related to the MED/AEC

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Materials Science and Technology Division - Physical Sciences Directorate -  

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Facilities Facilities Selected Publications Our People Contacts by Group Leader, Staff Members Find People Energy Frontier Research Center Center for Defect Physics (EFRC) User Facilities High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML) Shared Research Equipment ShaRE User Facility (ShaRE) Related User Facilities Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Correlated Electron Materials Group In The News PSD Directorate › MST Division › Correlated Electron Materials Group CdSiP2Tin Flux The ultimate aim of our research is to attain a better understanding of complex materials, particularly those that are important to clean energy technologies. For example, we are currently investigating the relationship between magnetism and superconductivity, new mechanisms for enhancing

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ACTING DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT  

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

3, 2011 3, 2011 FROM : ACTING DIRECTOR OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT SUBJECT: Fiscal Year's (FY) 2011 and 2012 Balanced Scorecard Guidance for Federal Sites and Contractor Purchasing Organizations The Balanced Scorecard (BSe) performance management methodology continues to provide the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management (OPAM) with valuable insight into the health of the procurement function at the Department's Federal procurement offices and the purchasing organizations of its major site and facility contractors. This memorandum forwards BSC guidance regarding FY 2011 reporting and FY 2012 core measures. FY 2011 Federal BSC Reports shall be forwarded to Eileen McGlinn, MA-621 Field Assistance and Oversight Division , no later than December 2, 2011. FY 2011 Contractor

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MEMORANDUM FOR RICHARD H. HOPF DIRECTOR, OFFICE AND ASSIST SENIOR  

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

RICHARD H. HOPF RICHARD H. HOPF DIRECTOR, OFFICE AND ASSIST SENIOR FROM: SUBffiCT: As the Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) for the Department, I have been assigned the functions prescribed by Section 16 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 V.S.C. 414), as amended by the Services Acquisition Refonn Act, Pub. L. 108-136. In your capacity as Senior Procurement Executive, you are responsible for a number of activities and maintain certain management and control systems critical to the successful fulfillment of these CAO functions. Accordingly, consistent with the attached, you will perfonn these activities in support of me and report to me on various aspects of the Department of Energy (DOE) acquisition system. Attachment Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585

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Anthony V. Cugini Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory  

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

Anthony V. Cugini Anthony V. Cugini Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory U. S. Department of Energy Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Committee on Science, Space, and Technology U.S. House of Representatives November 30, 2012 Chairman Harris, Ranking Member Miller, and members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the role that the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory continues to play in the safe and responsible development of the Nation's unconventional oil and natural gas resources. As you know, since 2008, U.S. oil and natural gas production has increased each year. In 2011, U.S. crude oil production reached its highest level in nearly a decade. Natural gas production

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Charles D. Young Project Engineer Government Support Directorate  

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Please call if you have questions regarding the attached recommendation. i?&,o-o; Please call if you have questions regarding the attached recommendation. i?&,o-o; ~~~pApv $l$I Charles D. Young Project Engineer Government Support Directorate Architecture Planning and Technology Division CDY/smb Attachment cc: J. Fiore ;;,ewis (w/o) TH' E AEROSPACE CORPORATION i ' 0 A Suite 7900, 955 L' Enfam Plaza. S. W., Woshingron. D.C. 20024-2174. Tekphonc (202) 488-6000 7117-03.87.cdy.43 23 September 1987 CA Mr. Andrew Wallo, III, NE-23 Division of Facility & Site Decosunissioning Projects U.S. Department of Energy Germantown, Maryland 20545 Dear Mr. Wallo: ELIMINATION RECOMMENDATION -- COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES The attached elimination reconnnendation was prepared in accordance PC.o= with your suggestion during our meeting on 22 September. The recommendation flD.o-02

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MEMORANDUM FOR: Elizabeth Shearer Director Federal Energy Management Program  

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

Ands© ~Department of Energy Ands© ~Department of Energy Washington, DC 205B5 July 25, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR: Elizabeth Shearer Director Federal Energy Management Program FROM: Lawrence R. Ol / Assistant General Counsel Energy Efficiency SUBJECT: Request for Meeting From Energy Company Over the past several days I have had telephone conversations with Leonard Rawicz, an attorney in the Washington office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom. Mr. Rawicz is Washington counsel for Real Energy, a California cogeneration company (www.RealEnergv.com). Real Energy generates electricity and thermal energy on-site and at lower cost than the purchasers would pay to a local utility. This cogeneration system has been installed at several sites in California. Real Energy is interested in installing its cogeneration

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Executive Director for Operations PROPOSED RULE ON DECOMMISSIONING TRUST PROVISIONS  

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To request Commission approval to publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register on decommissioning trust agreement requirements. BACKGROUND: The staff presented a rulemaking plan (SECY-00-0002) to the Commission on December 30, 1999. The plan discussed two actions relating to amending nuclear power reactor decommissioning trust provisions i.e., to amend 10 CFR 50.75 and revise Regulatory Guide 1.159. Subsequently, in a February 9, 2000, staff requirements memorandum (SRM) to the Executive Director for Operations (Attachment 1), the Commission authorized the staff to proceed with the rulemaking plan. Further, the Commission instructed the staff that “any specific trust fund terms and conditions necessary to protect the funds fully should be set out in the rule itself, not in the regulatory guide. Sample language for trust agreements consistent with the terms and conditions within the rule may be provided within the associated regulatory guide.” The attached Federal Register notice (FRN) responds to the SRM. DISCUSSION: Contact:

William D. Travers; Brian Richter

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z