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  1. Conceptual Model At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (Faulds & Melosh...

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    Conceptual Model At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (Faulds & Melosh, 2008) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Conceptual Model At...

  2. Research Opportunities 2014-15 Dr. Robin Bon Dr. Robin Bon

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    Rzepa, Henry S.

    Research Opportunities 2014-15 Dr. Robin Bon 1 Dr. Robin Bon r.bon@leeds.ac.uk phone: 0113 343 3196 tags such as GFP. Recent advances in chemical protein labelling have extended the suite of experiments

  3. Spreadsheet Programming Robin Abraham, Microsoft Corporation

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    Erwig, Martin

    Spreadsheet Programming Robin Abraham, Microsoft Corporation Margaret Burnett, Oregon State University Martin Erwig, Oregon State University Spreadsheets are among the most widely used programming first discuss how spreadsheet programs are actually functional programs. We then describe concepts

  4. International Round-Robin on Transport Properties of Bismuth...

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    Bismuth Telluride International Round-Robin on Transport Properties of Bismuth Telluride IEA-AMT round-robin testing of n- and p-type bismuth telluride transport properties showed...

  5. International Technical Working Group Round Robin Tests

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    Dudder, Gordon B.; Hanlen, Richard C.; Herbillion, Georges M.

    2003-02-01

    The goal of nuclear forensics is to develop a preferred approach to support illicit trafficking investigations. This approach must be widely understood and accepted as credible. The principal objectives of the Round Robin Tests are to prioritize forensic techniques and methods, evaluate attribution capabilities, and examine the utility of database. The HEU (Highly Enriched Uranium) Round Robin, and previous Plutonium Round Robin, have made tremendous contributions to fulfilling these goals through a collaborative learning experience that resulted from the outstanding efforts of the nine participating internal laboratories. A prioritized list of techniques and methods has been developed based on this exercise. Current work is focused on the extent to which the techniques and methods can be generalized. The HEU Round Robin demonstrated a rather high level of capability to determine the important characteristics of the materials and processes using analytical methods. When this capability is combined with the appropriate knowledge/database, it results in a significant capability to attribute the source of the materials to a specific process or facility. A number of shortfalls were also identified in the current capabilities including procedures for non-nuclear forensics and the lack of a comprehensive network of data/knowledge bases. The results of the Round Robin will be used to develop guidelines or a ''recommended protocol'' to be made available to the interested authorities and countries to use in real cases.

  6. Initial Results of IEC 62804 Draft Round Robin Testing (Presentation)

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    Hacke, P.; Terwilliger, K.; Koch, S.; Weber, T.; Berghold, J.; Hoffmann, S.; Ambrosi, H.; Koehl, M.; Dietrich, S.; Ebert, M.; Mathiak, G.

    2013-05-01

    This presentation discusses the Initial round robin results of the IEC 62804 system voltage durability qualification test for crystalline silicon modules.

  7. Boy and Girl Wonders: Robin in Cultural Context 

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    Borsellino, Mary

    2009-01-01

    in the twentieth Batman issue, in 1944, and gained a high frequency of appearances after 1986's The Dark Knight Returns. Bill Willingham, writer on the Robin title from 2004 to 2007, made the connection between Robin and soldiers explicit, describing his... was a self-identified 'Girl Wonder'. Carrie, of Frank Miller's Dark Knight stories, was inspired by comics artist John Byrne's declaration that "Robin must be a girl". However, Carrie is as much of an androgyne as the male Robins who preceded her...

  8. Round Robin Testing of Commercial Hydrogen Sensor Performance--Observations and Results: Preprint

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    Buttner, W.; Burgess, R.; Rivkin, C.; Post, M.; Boon-Bret, L.; Black, G.; Harskamp, F.; Moretto, P.

    2010-10-01

    This paper presented observations and results from round robin testing of commercial hydrogen sensor performance.

  9. Warner Robins and the Buy Purchase Request Process

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    Cohen, Jessica Lauren

    Throughout the United States Air Force, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (ALC) has a reputation of being ahead of the game when it comes to lean implementation. Efforts on the shop floor have contributed vastly to that ...

  10. Cylinder kernel expansion of Casimir energy with a Robin boundary 

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    Liu, Zhonghai

    2006-10-30

    We compute the Casimir energy of a massless scalar field obeying the Robin boundary condition on one plate and the Dirichlet boundary condition on another plate for two parallel plates with a separation of alpha. The ...

  11. ORIGINAL PAPER Ranji Singh Robin Beriault Jeffrey Middaugh

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    Appanna, Vasu

    ORIGINAL PAPER Ranji Singh Æ Robin Beriault Æ Jeffrey Middaugh Robert Hamel Æ Daniel Chenier Æ Vasu to its ability to increase the labile iron pool in Communicated by K. Horikoshi R. Singh Æ R. Beriault Æ

  12. Energy Savings Performance Contract- Robins Air Force Base, Georgia 

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    Edge, J. S.

    1998-01-01

    saving projects is through private sector financing, also known as Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC). Robins Air Force Base, located in middle Georgia, has recently implemented such a contract. Using an Army Corps of Engineers area...

  13. Complete Representations in Algebraic Logic Robin Hirsch & Ian Hodkinson \\Lambda

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    Hodkinson, Ian

    Complete Representations in Algebraic Logic Robin Hirsch & Ian Hodkinson \\Lambda Abstract A boolean algebra is shown to be completely representable if and only if it is atomic, whereas it is shown that neither the class of completely representable relation algebras nor the class of completely representable

  14. Random Forests and Big Data Robin Genuer 1

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    Villa-vialaneix, Nathalie

    Random Forests and Big Data Robin Genuer 1 , Jean-Michel Poggi 2 , Christine Tuleau-Malot3 Castanet Tolosan cedex, nathalie.villa@toulouse.inra.fr R´esum´e. Le Big Data est un des grands d´efis que. Le Big Data implique toujours le caract`ere massif des donn´ees mais comprend bien souvent aussi des

  15. Games in Algebraic Logic Robin Hirsch and Ian Hodkinson

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    Hodkinson, Ian

    algebra of propositions [Boo51]. De Morgan wrote When the ideas thrown out by Mr Boole shall have borneGames in Algebraic Logic Robin Hirsch and Ian Hodkinson January 12, 1998 In 1860, Augustus de Morgan published [DeM60], thereby launching an inves­ tigation into the algebra of relations

  16. Standardization of Solar Mirror Reflectance Measurements - Round Robin Test: Preprint

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    Meyen, S.; Lupfert, E.; Fernandez-Garcia, A.; Kennedy, C.

    2010-10-01

    Within the SolarPaces Task III standardization activities, DLR, CIEMAT, and NREL have concentrated on optimizing the procedure to measure the reflectance of solar mirrors. From this work, the laboratories have developed a clear definition of the method and requirements needed of commercial instruments for reliable reflectance results. A round robin test was performed between the three laboratories with samples that represent all of the commercial solar mirrors currently available for concentrating solar power (CSP) applications. The results show surprisingly large differences in hemispherical reflectance (sh) of 0.007 and specular reflectance (ss) of 0.004 between the laboratories. These differences indicate the importance of minimum instrument requirements and standardized procedures. Based on these results, the optimal procedure will be formulated and validated with a new round robin test in which a better accuracy is expected. Improved instruments and reference standards are needed to reach the necessary accuracy for cost and efficiency calculations.

  17. Round-Robin Verification and Final Development of the IEC 62788...

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    Development of the IEC 62788-1-5 Encapsulation Size Change Test; NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Round-Robin Verification...

  18. Ms Robin Felder | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Ms. Robin Felder Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division CSGB Home About Staff What's New Research Areas Reports and Activities Science Highlights Principal...

  19. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan

    2010-01-01

    L ABORATORY China Energy Efficiency Round Robin TestingNeed to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Energy Consumingfor Implementing the China Energy Efficiency Label System (

  20. Robin Glen-Indiantown, Michigan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onRAPID/Geothermal/Exploration/ColoradoRemsenburg-Speonk, New York:Virginia:Riva,Maryland:CityTexas: Energy ResourcesRobin

  1. PCRRD: A Pipeline-Based Concurrent Round-Robin Dispatching Scheme for Clos-Network Switches

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    Chao, Jonathan

    PCRRD: A Pipeline-Based Concurrent Round-Robin Dispatching Scheme for Clos-Network Switches Eiji-based concurrent round-robin dispatching scheme, called PCRRD, for Clos-network switches. Our previ- ously proposed-performance switching systems. To relax the strict timing constraint of CRRD, we propose to use more than one scheduler

  2. Fair Round Robin: A Low Complexity Packet Scheduler with Proportional and Worst-Case

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    Yuan, Xin

    1 Fair Round Robin: A Low Complexity Packet Scheduler with Proportional and Worst-Case Fairness Xin existing round robin schedulers. Index Terms-- Packet scheduling, proportional fairness, worst- case, the proportional fairness that was defined by Golestani in [6] and the worst-case fairness that was defined

  3. Group Ratio Round-Robin: O(1) Proportional Share Scheduling for Uniprocessor and Multiprocessor Systems

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    Group Ratio Round-Robin: O(1) Proportional Share Scheduling for Uniprocessor and Multiprocessor of Computer Science Columbia University Technical Report CUCS-028-04 July 2004Abstract Proportional share. We present Group Ratio Round-Robin (GR3 ), the first proportional share scheduler that combines accu

  4. Fair Round Robin: A Low Complexity Packet Scheduler with Proportional and Worst-Case Fairness

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    Yuan, Xin

    Fair Round Robin: A Low Complexity Packet Scheduler with Proportional and Worst-Case Fairness Xin, proportional fairness, worst-case fairness, round robin scheduler 1 Introduction An ideal packet scheduler to evaluate packet schedulers, the proportional fairness that was defined by Golestani in [6] and the worst

  5. Ecological investigation of a hazardous waste site, Warner Robins, Georgia

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    Wade, M. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Billig, P. [Camp Dresser and McKee, Inc., Denver, CO (United States)

    1993-05-01

    Landfill No. 4 and the sludge lagoon at Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, were added to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Priorities List in 1987 because of highpotential for contaminant migration. Warner Robins is located approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. In 1990 CH2M HILL conducted a Remedial Investigation at the base that recommended that further ecological assessment investigations be conducted (CH2M HILL 1990). The subject paper is the result of this recommendation. The ecological study was carried out by the Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program (HAZWRAP)Division of Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., working jointly with its subcontractor CDM (CDM 1992a). The primary area of investigation (Zone 1) included the sludge lagoon, Landfill No. 4, the wetland area east of the landfill and west of Hannah Road (including two sewage treatment ponds), and the area between Hannah Road and Horse Creek (Fig. 1). The bottomland forest wetlands of Zone 1 extend from the landfill east to Horse Creek. Surface water and groundwater flow across Zone 1 is generally in an easterly direction toward Horse Creek. Horse Creek is a south-flowing tributary of the Ocmulgee River Floodplain. The objective of the study was to perform a quantitative analysis of ecological risk associated with the ecosystems present in Zone 1. This investigation was unique because the assessment was to be based upon many measurement endpoints resulting in both location-specific data and data that would assess the condition of the overall ecosystem. The study was segregated into five distinct field investigations: hydrology, surface water and sediment, aquatic biology, wetlands ecology, and wildlife biology.

  6. International Round-Robin Testing of Bulk Thermoelectrics

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    Wang, Hsin [ORNL; Porter, Wallace D [ORNL; Bottner, Harold [Fraunhofer-Institute, Freiburg, Germany; Konig, Jan [Fraunhofer-Institute, Freiburg, Germany; Chen, Lidong [Chinese Academy of Sciences; Bai, Shengqiang [Chinese Academy of Sciences; Tritt, Terry M. [Clemson University; Mayolett, Alex [Corning, Inc; Smith, Charlene [Corning, Inc; Harris, Fred [ZT-Plus; Sharp, Jeff [Marlow Industries, Inc; Lo, Jason [CANMET - Materials Technology Laboratory, Natural Resources of Canada; Keinke, Holger [University of Waterloo, Canada; Kiss, Laszlo I. [University of Quebec at Chicoutimi

    2011-11-01

    Two international round-robin studies were conducted on transport properties measurements of bulk thermoelectric materials. The study discovered current measurement problems. In order to get ZT of a material four separate transport measurements must be taken. The round-robin study showed that among the four properties Seebeck coefficient is the one can be measured consistently. Electrical resistivity has +4-9% scatter. Thermal diffusivity has similar +5-10% scatter. The reliability of the above three properties can be improved by standardizing test procedures and enforcing system calibrations. The worst problem was found in specific heat measurements using DSC. The probability of making measurement error is great due to the fact three separate runs must be taken to determine Cp and the baseline shift is always an issue for commercial DSC. It is suggest the Dulong Petit limit be always used as a guide line for Cp. Procedures have been developed to eliminate operator and system errors. The IEA-AMT annex is developing standard procedures for transport properties testing.

  7. Obedience Robins of Accomack: 17th-century strategies for success 

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    Wilheit, Mary Catherine

    1997-01-01

    the most harmless, are now become so ravenous, that they begin to devour men, waste fields, and depopulate houses, if not whole Townships, as one merrily hath written. "' Richard (I) Robins's 1582 will' which established a pattern of inheritance...

  8. Genomics of wood-degrading fungi Ohm, Robin A.; Riley, Robert...

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    Genomics of wood-degrading fungi Ohm, Robin A.; Riley, Robert; Salamov, Asaf; Min, Byoungnam; Choi, In-Geol; Grigoriev, Igor V. Not Available Elsevier None USDOE United States...

  9. PARENT Quick Blind Round-Robin Test Report

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    Braatz, Brett G.; Heasler, Patrick G.; Meyer, Ryan M.

    2014-09-30

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has established the Program to Assess the Reliability of Emerging Nondestructive Techniques (PARENT) whose goal is to investigate the effectiveness of current and novel nondestructive examination procedures and techniques to find flaws in nickel-alloy welds and base materials. This is to be done by conducting a series of open and blind international round-robin tests on a set of piping components that include large-bore dissimilar metal welds, small-bore dissimilar metal welds, and bottom-mounted instrumentation penetration welds. The blind testing is being conducted in two segments, one is called Quick-Blind and the other is called Blind. The Quick-Blind testing and destructive analysis of the test blocks has been completed. This report describes the four Quick-Blind test blocks used, summarizes their destructive analysis, gives an overview of the nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques applied, provides an analysis inspection data, and presents the conclusions drawn.

  10. Wind Turbine Gearbox Condition Monitoring Round Robin Study - Vibration Analysis

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    Sheng, S.

    2012-07-01

    The Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) tested two identical gearboxes. One was tested on the NWTCs 2.5 MW dynamometer and the other was field tested in a turbine in a nearby wind plant. In the field, the test gearbox experienced two oil loss events that resulted in damage to its internal bearings and gears. Since the damage was not severe, the test gearbox was removed from the field and retested in the NWTCs dynamometer before it was disassembled. During the dynamometer retest, some vibration data along with testing condition information were collected. These data enabled NREL to launch a Wind Turbine Gearbox Condition Monitoring Round Robin project, as described in this report. The main objective of this project was to evaluate different vibration analysis algorithms used in wind turbine condition monitoring (CM) and find out whether the typical practices are effective. With involvement of both academic researchers and industrial partners, the project sets an example on providing cutting edge research results back to industry.

  11. Physics Department History: J.L. Robins Issue 7. Page 1 History of the Department of Physics at UWA

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    Tobar, Michael

    Physics Department History: J.L. Robins Issue 7. Page 1 History of the Department of Physics at UWA Issue No. 7: "Mr. D.W. Everson and the Department's War Work" Presented by John L. Robins Introduction's (and the University's) longest serving Laboratory Manager, who started as the first Physics laboratory

  12. Physics Department History: J.L. Robins Issue 4. Page 1 History of the Department of Physics at UWA

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    Tobar, Michael

    . Robins Introduction. We move now to a more detailed consideration of the new (1935) Physics and ChemistryPhysics Department History: J.L. Robins Issue 4. Page 1 History of the Department of Physics at UWA Issue No. 4: "More about the Original Physics and Chemistry Building at Crawley" Presented by John L

  13. Stratocumulus Liquid Water Content from Dual-Wavelength Radar ROBIN J. HOGAN

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    Reading, University of

    Stratocumulus Liquid Water Content from Dual-Wavelength Radar ROBIN J. HOGAN , NICOLAS GAUSSIAT ABSTRACT A technique is described to retrieve stratocumulus liquid water content (LWC) using the integrated water content of the column, which is then partitioned with height according to the radar

  14. Locating RF Emitters with Large UAV Teams Paul Scerri, Robin Glinton, Sean Owens and Katia Sycara

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    Scerri, Paul

    Locating RF Emitters with Large UAV Teams Paul Scerri, Robin Glinton, Sean Owens and Katia Sycara efficient way for a team of UAVs with Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) sen- sors to locate radio locations requires integrating multiple signals from different UAVs into a Bayesian filter, hence requir

  15. Round-robin study of a priori modelling predictions of the Dalmarnock Fire Test One 

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    Rein, Guillermo; Torero, Jose L; Jahn, Wolfram; Stern-Gottfried, Jamie; Ryder, Noah; Desanghere, Sylvain; Lazaro, Mariano; Mowrer, Frederick; Coles, Andrew; Joyeux, Daniel; Alvear, Daniel; Capote, Jorge A; Jowsey, Allan; Abecassis Empis, Cecilia; Reszka, Pedro

    An international study of fire modelling was conducted prior to the Dalmarnock Fire Test One in order to assess the state-of-the-art of fire simulations using a round-robin approach. This test forms part of the Dalmarnock ...

  16. A Tune-up for Tor: Improving Security and Performance in the Tor Network Robin Snader

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    Borisov, Nikita

    -run replacement net- work using the second-generation onion routing design -- Tor [8] -- has been operationalA Tune-up for Tor: Improving Security and Performance in the Tor Network Robin Snader Department The Tor anonymous communication network uses self- reported bandwidth values to select routers

  17. Header and Unit Inference for Spreadsheets Through Spatial Analyses Robin Abraham and Martin Erwig

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    Erwig, Martin

    Header and Unit Inference for Spreadsheets Through Spatial Analyses Robin Abraham and Martin Erwig [abraharo|erwig]@cs.orst.edu Abstract This paper describes the design and implementation of a unit and header inference system for spreadsheets. The system is based on a formal model of units that we have de

  18. A New Approximation Scheme for the Group Steiner Problem C. S. Helvig Gabriel Robins Alexander Zelikovsky

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    Zelikovsky, Alexander

    correspond to a group of up to eight nodes in the Group #3; This work was supported by a Packard Foundation a group of up to eight virtual positions (c). The only existing approximation algorithms for the GroupA New Approximation Scheme for the Group Steiner Problem #3; C. S. Helvig Gabriel Robins Alexander

  19. Improved Steiner Tree Approximation in Graphs Gabriel Robins \\Lambda Alexander Zelikovsky y

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    Zelikovsky, Alexander

    ). In quasi­bipartite graphs our heuristic achieves an approximation ratio of ß 1:28 in time O(mn 2 ), where m also show \\Lambda Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, Thornton Hall, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, robins@cs.virginia.edu y Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University

  20. Group Ratio Round-Robin: An O(1) Proportional Share Scheduler

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    Group Ratio Round-Robin: An O(1) Proportional Share Scheduler Wong Chun Chan and Jason Nieh fwc164-03 April 2003 Abstract Proportional share resource management provides a exible and useful abstraction for multiplexing time- shared resources. However, previous proportional share mechanisms have either weak

  1. FRR: a Proportional and Worst-Case Fair Round Robin Scheduler

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    Duan, Zhenhai

    FRR: a Proportional and Worst-Case Fair Round Robin Scheduler Xin Yuan and Zhenhai Duan Department only achieve long term fairness, FRR not only provides proportional fairness, but also maintains that was defined by Bennett and Zhang in [2] and the proportional fairness that was defined by Golestani in [5

  2. The evaporation rate, free energy, and entropy of amorphous water Robin J. Speedy

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    The evaporation rate, free energy, and entropy of amorphous water at 150 K Robin J. Speedy can be interpreted as giving a measure of their free energy difference, i a G 150 K 1100 100 J of amorphous water (a) and ice (i) near 150 K and suppose that their ratio gives a measure of their free energy

  3. Heuristic Approaches to Energy-Efficient Network Design Problem Cigdem Sengul Robin Kravets

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    Kravets, Robin

    Heuristic Approaches to Energy-Efficient Network Design Problem Cigdem Sengul Robin Kravets@cs.uiuc.edu Abstract Energy management remains a critical problem in wire- less networks since battery technology cannot keep up with rising communication expectations. Current approaches to energy conservation reduce

  4. Europe and Japan in heated clash over fusion reactor Robin McKie and Angela Saini

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    Europe and Japan in heated clash over fusion reactor Robin McKie and Angela Saini Sunday December consume. Europe and Japan have each raised their stakes to 50 per cent - on condition they become the host | Europe and Japan in heated clash over fusion reactor Page 1 of 1http://www.guardian.co.uk/print/0

  5. Robins Air Force Base integrated resource assessment. Volume 3, Resource assessment

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    Sullivan, G.P.; Keller, J.M.; Stucky, D.J.; Wahlstrom, R.R.; Larson, L.L.

    1993-10-01

    The US Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has tasked the US Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), supported by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL), to identify, evaluate, and assist in acquiring all cost-effective energy projects at Robins Air Force Base (AFB). This is part of a model program that PNL is designing to support energy-use decisions in the federal sector. This report provides the results of the fossil fuel and electric energy resource opportunity (ERO) assessments performed by PNL at the AFMC Robins AFB facility located approximately 15 miles south of Macon, Georgia. It is a companion report to Volume 1, Executive Summary, and Volume 2, Baseline Detail. The results of the analyses of EROs are presented in 13 common energy end-use categories (e.g., boilers and furnaces, service hot water, and building lighting). A narrative-description of each ERO is provided, including information on the installed cost, energy and dollar savings; impacts on operation and maintenance (O&M); and, when applicable, a discussion of energy supply and demand, energy security, and environmental issues. A description of the evaluation methodologies and technical and cost assumptions is also provided for each ERO. Summary tables present the cost-effectiveness of energy end-use equipment before and after the implementation of each ERO and present the results of the life-cycle cost (LCC) analysis indicating the net present value (NPV) and savings to investment ratio (SIR) of each ERO.

  6. Reconstruction of an unknown cavity with Robin boundary condition inside a heat conductor

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    Gen Nakamura; Haibing Wang

    2015-05-22

    Active thermography is a non-destructive testing technique to detect the internal structure of a heat conductor, which is widely applied in industrial engineering. In this paper, we consider the problem of identifying an unknown cavity with Robin boundary condition inside a heat conductor from boundary measurements. To set up the inverse problem mathematically, we first state the corresponding forward problem and show its well-posedness in an anisotropic Sobolev space by the integral equation method. Then, taking the Neumann-to-Dirichlet map as mathematically idealized measured data for the active thermography, we present a linear sampling method for reconstructing the unknown Robin-type cavity and give its mathematical justification by using the layer potential argument. In addition, we analyze the indicator function used in this method and show its pointwise asymptotic behavior by investigating the reflected solution of the fundamental solution. From our asymptotic analysis, we can establish a pointwise reconstruction scheme for the boundary of the cavity, and can also know the distance to the unknown cavity as we probe it from its inside.

  7. Locating RF Emitters with Large UAV Teams Paul Scerri, Robin Glinton, Sean Owens, Steven Okamoto and Katia Sycara

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    Scerri, Paul

    Locating RF Emitters with Large UAV Teams Paul Scerri, Robin Glinton, Sean Owens, Steven Okamoto The rapidly improving availability of small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and their ever reducing cost is leading to considerable interest in multi-UAV applications. How- ever, while UAVs have become smaller

  8. A pumped atom laser NICHOLAS P. ROBINS*, CRISTINA FIGL, MATTHEW JEPPESEN, GRAHAM R. DENNIS AND JOHN D. CLOSE

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    Loss, Daniel

    ARTICLES A pumped atom laser NICHOLAS P. ROBINS*, CRISTINA FIGL, MATTHEW JEPPESEN, GRAHAM R. DENNIS from one Bose­Einstein condensate, we can simultaneously and irreversibly pump new atoms from atom laser that is simultaneously pumped and output-coupled to produce a free beam

  9. Temperature activated self-lubrication in CrN/Mo2N nanolayer coatings Robin Abraham Koshy 1,

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    Marks, Laurence D.

    . Introduction Hard coatings for cutting tools have been in use for many decades , [1­6], and have evolved from coatings Tool coatings Self lubrication Multi-layers Magnetron Sputtering Reactive sputtering CrN Mo2N CrTemperature activated self-lubrication in CrN/Mo2N nanolayer coatings Robin Abraham Koshy 1

  10. Experimental Passive Round-Robin Differential Phase-Shift Quantum Key Distribution

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    Jian-Yu Guan; Zhu Cao; Yang Liu; Guo-Liang Shen-Tu; Jason S. Pelc; M. M. Fejer; Cheng-Zhi Peng; Xiongfeng Ma; Qiang Zhang; Jian-Wei Pan

    2015-05-29

    In quantum key distribution (QKD), the bit error rate is used to estimate the information leakage and hence determines the amount of privacy amplification --- making the final key private by shortening the key. In general, there exists a threshold of the error rate for each scheme, above which no secure key can be generated. This threshold puts a restriction on the environment noises. For example, a widely used QKD protocol --- BB84 --- cannot tolerate error rates beyond 25%. A new protocol, round-robin differential phase shifted (RRDPS) QKD, essentially removes this restriction and can in principle tolerate more environment disturbance. Here, we propose and experimentally demonstrate a passive RRDPS QKD scheme. In particular, our 500 MHz passive RRDPS QKD system is able to generate a secure key over 50 km with a bit error rate as high as 29%. This scheme should find its applications in noisy environment conditions.

  11. Robin Miles

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    leader for microfluidics (control of fluids on a sub-millimeter scale) in the bioengineering group. We built systems around sensors for biological and chemical detection for...

  12. International Round-Robin Study on Thermoelectric Transport Properties of n-type Half-Heusler from 300 K to 773 K

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    Wang, Hsin; Bai, Shengqiang; Chen, Lidong; Cuenat, Alexander; Joshi, Giri; Kleinke, Holger; Konig, Jan; Lee, Hee Woong; Martin, Joshua; Oh, Min-Wook; et al

    2015-09-03

    International transport property measurement round-robins have been conducted by the Thermoelectric Annex under the International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement on Advanced Materials for Transportation (AMT). The previous round-robins used commercially available bismuth telluride as the testing material, with the goals of understanding measurement issues and developing standard testing procedures. The current round-robin extended the measurement temperature range to 773 K. It was designed to meet the increasing demands for reliable transport data of thermoelectric materials for power generation applications. Eleven laboratories from six IEA-AMT member countries participated in this study. Half-Heusler (n-type) material prepared by GMZ Energy was selectedmore »for the round-robin. The measured transport properties showed narrower distribution on uncertainties compared to previous round-robin efforts. The study intentionally included multiple testing methods and instrument types. Over the full temperature range, the measurement discrepancies on the figure of merit, ZT, in this round-robin were ±1.5 to ±16.4% from the averages.« less

  13. A new Cement to Glue non-conforming Grids with Robin interface conditions: the finite element case

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    Japhet, Caroline; Nataf, Frédéric

    2007-01-01

    We design and analyze a new non-conforming domain decomposition method based on Schwarz type approaches that allows for the use of Robin interface conditions on non-conforming grids. The method is proven to be well posed, and the iterative solver to converge. The error analysis is performed in 2D piecewise polynomials of low and high order and extended in 3D for $P_1$ elements. Numerical results in 2D illustrate the new method.

  14. Learning about SANS Instruments and Data Reduction from Round Robin Measurements on Samples of Polystyrene Latex

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    Adrian R. Rennie; Maja S. Hellsing; Kathleen Wood; Elliot P. Gilbert; Lionel Porcar; Ralf Schweins; Charles D. Dewhurst; Peter Lindner; Richard K. Heenan; Sarah E. Rogers; Paul D. Butler; Jeffery R. Krzywon; Ron E. Ghosh; Andrew J. Jackson; Marc Malfois

    2013-07-31

    Measurements of a well-characterised standard sample can verify the performance of an instrument. Typically, small-angle neutron scattering instruments are used to investigate a wide range of samples and may often be used in a number of configurations. Appropriate standard samples are useful to test different aspects of the performance of hardware as well as that of the data reduction and analysis software. Measurements on a number of instruments with different intrinsic characteristics and designs in a round robin can not only better characterise the performance for a wider range of conditions but also, perhaps more importantly, reveal the limits of the current state of the art of small-angle scattering. The exercise, followed by detailed analysis, tests the limits of current understanding as well as uncovers often forgotten assumptions, simplifications and approximations that underpin the current practice of the technique. This paper describes measurements of polystyrene latex, radius 72 nm with a number of instruments. Scattering from monodisperse, uniform spherical particles is simple to calculate and displays sharp minima. Such data test the calibrations of intensity, wavelength and resolution as well as the detector response. Smoothing due to resolution, multiple scattering and polydispersity has been determined. Sources of uncertainty are often related to systematic deviations and calibrations rather than random counting errors. The study has prompted development of software to treat modest multiple scattering and to better model the instrument resolution. These measurements also allow checks of data reduction algorithms and have identified how they can be improved. The reproducibility and the reliability of instruments and the accuracy of parameters derived from the data are described.

  15. Stratocumulus Liquid Water Content from Dual Wavelength Radar Robin J. Hogan # , Anthony J. Illingworth, John W. F. Goddard + , Suzanne C. H. M. Jongen # and Henri Sauvageot ++

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    Hogan, Robin

    Stratocumulus Liquid Water Content from Dual Wavelength Radar Robin J. Hogan # , Anthony J­ quid water content (LWC) of such clouds, but active measure­ ments are required in order to obtain information on the vertical distribution of liquid water in the cloud. One of the main prob­ lems

  16. Principal Investigator/Program Director (last, first, middle): Dr. Gabriel Robins PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 05/01) Page 1 Biographical Sketch Format Page

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    Huang, Wei

    Principal Investigator/Program Director (last, first, middle): Dr. Gabriel Robins PHS 398/2590 (Rev-2002 Member of the Faculty Senate, University of Virginia 1999-2002 Member of the Faculty Council, School Faculty Mentor Award, School of Engineering, University of Virginia 1998 Faculty Appreciation Award

  17. Principal Investigator/Program Director (last, first, middle): Dr. Gabriel Robins PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 05/01) Page 1 Biographical Sketch Format Page

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    Robins, Gabriel

    Principal Investigator/Program Director (last, first, middle): Dr. Gabriel Robins PHS 398/2590 (Rev Council, School of Engineering, University of Virginia 2000-2002 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions Teaching Fellowship, University of Virginia 1998 Faculty Mentor Award, School of Engineering, University

  18. Long-term Temperature Trends in the Deep Waters of the Weddell Sea Robin Robertson*, Martin Visbeck, Arnold L. Gordon, and E. Fahrbach1

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    Robertson, Robin

    Long-term Temperature Trends in the Deep Waters of the Weddell Sea Robin Robertson*, Martin Visbeck November 28, 2001 #12;Long-term Temperature Trends in the Deep Waters of the Weddell Sea 2 Abstract Warming of the deep water in the Weddell Sea has important implications for Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) formation

  19. Conceptual Model At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (Faulds & Melosh, 2008) |

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  20. Conceptual Model At Salt Wells Area (Faulds, Et Al., 2011) | Open Energy

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  1. Field Mapping At Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Area (Edwards & Faulds, 2012)

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  2. Geothermal Literature Review At Salt Wells Area (Faulds, Et Al., 2011) |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History View New Pages Recent Changes AllGunneryData | OpenMajer, 2003)Open Energy

  3. Results of the IEA Round Robin on Viscosity and Aging of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oils: Long-Term Tests and Repeatability

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    Elliott, Douglas C.; Oasmaa, Anja; Meier, Dietrich; Preto, Fernando; Bridgwater, Anthony V.

    2012-11-06

    An international round robin study of the viscosity and aging of fast pyrolysis bio-oil has been undertaken recently and this work is an outgrowth from that effort. Two bio-oil samples were distributed to the laboratories for aging tests and extended viscosity studies. The accelerated aging test was defined as the change in viscosity of a sealed sample of bio-oil held for 24 h at 80 °C. The test was repeated 10 times over consecutive days to determine the repeatability of the method. Other bio-oil samples were placed in storage at three temperatures, 21 °C, 4 °C and -17 °C for a period up to a year to evaluate the change in viscosity. The variation in the results of the aging test was shown to be low within a given laboratory. Storage of bio-oil under refrigeration can minimize the amount of change in viscosity. The accelerated aging test gives a measure of change similar to that of 6-12 months of storage at room temperature. These results can be helpful in setting standards for use of bio-oil, which is just coming into the marketplace.

  4. Robin Graham | Argonne National Laboratory

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  5. Instructor Dr. Robin Hopkins, PhD

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    Lockery, Shawn

    to go about learning the terminology used across various health professions. Within understand of what different health professions entail. Particular emphasis an approach for learning and analyzing terms used in the health professions 3. Use

  6. CIRCULAR SYMMETRIZATION AND EXTREMAL ROBIN CONDITIONS

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    Kawohl, Bernd

    : We study the average temperature in a homogeneous disk subject to uniform heating in its interior of the fact that such symmetrization may not increase the Dirichlet energy of any H 1 function on the disk. Key words: Average temperature, third type, dual formulation. AMS subject classifications: 35K20, 49J

  7. Using the Potato Genome Sequence! Robin Buell!

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    Douches, David S.

    ;· RHPOTKEY BAC library (78000 clones; 9-10 g.e.) · Library clones fingerprinted assembly to new map using different sequence- based marker types: SNP, SSR, DAr--where, what, when -Annotated ~40,000 genes -Used deep transcriptome sequencing (45 libraries from RH and DM

  8. DOE's Round Robin Test Program FAQ Sheet

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:FinancingPetroleum Based| Department8, 2015 GATEWAY Takesto ResumeServices LLCEnergy

  9. Women @ Energy: Robin Goldstone | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'S FUTURE.Energy Wind PowerRegina Rameika Women @ Energy:

  10. Results of IEC 62804 Draft Round Robin Testing (Presentation)

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    Hacke, P.; Terwilliger, K.; Koch, S.; Weber, T.; Berghold, J.; Hoffmann, S.; Koehl, M.; Dietrich, S.; Mathiak, G.; Ebert, M.

    2013-09-01

    Three crystalline silicon module designs were distributed in five replicas each to five laboratories for testing according to the IEC 62804 (Committee Draft) system voltage durability qualification test for crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules. The stress tests were performed in environmental chambers at 60 degrees C, 85% relative humidity, 96 h, and with module nameplate system voltage applied.

  11. L. Robin M. COCKS1) , Trond H. TORSVIK2)

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    Torsvik, Trond Helge

    -Bureya Massif; NZ, Novaya Zemlya; Ok, Okhotsk Massif; OSS, Ob-Saisan-Surgut area; S, Sakhalin Island; SJ

  12. Microsoft PowerPoint - Chairs Round Robin Presentation- Topics...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Waste Program at Savannah River Site (SRS) is the single greatest environmental risk in South Carolina and Georgia and must be funded to be in compliance with all state and...

  13. Genomes of Eighteen Dothideomycetes Fungi Ohm, Robin A.; Feau...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    degradation, proteolysis, secondary metabolism, and cysteine-rich small secreted proteins. Ancestors of the two major orders of plant pathogens in the Dothideomycetes, the...

  14. Tighter Bounds for Graph Steiner Tree Approximation Gabriel Robins

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    Zelikovsky, Alexander

    and properties. In Section 3 we present our main algorithm, called k-LCA. The basic approximation result for k-LCA is proved in Section 4. In Sections 5 and 6 we prove an approximation ratio of the k-LCA algorithm in general graphs, and estimate the performance of the Iterated 1-Steiner and k-LCA heuristics in qu

  15. ROBIN L. RILEY Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

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    Raina, Ramesh

    Must Keep Their Work Secret, from Friends, Family and Even Themselves." The Women's Review of Books Feminist Sense of the Iraq War by Cynthia Enloe. Ms. Magazine: spring 2010. Vol. XX No. 2: 57-58. 2 #12.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=9416 Review of Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives by Cynthia Enloe

  16. Phylogeography of the magpie-robin species complex (Aves: Turdidae

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Winker, Kevin

    ) reveals a Philippine species, an interesting isolating barrier and unusual dispersal patterns, and the Indian Ocean from Madagascar to the Greater Sunda and Philippine islands. Methods We sequenced 1695. saularis, making C. saularis polyphyletic. Malagasy and non- Philippine Asian populations form

  17. Low Power Round-Robin Scheduling Raul Brito -Nicolas Navet

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    Navet, Nicolas

    addressed here is to minimize the energy consumption of a set of jobs scheduled under the RR policy while Scientifique - BP 236 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy - France Raul.Brito@loria.fr - Nicolas.Navet@loria.fr Abstract Energy consumption is becoming a crucial issue in the design of digital systems especially when

  18. Synthesising axioms by games Robin Hirsch and Ian Hodkinson

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Hodkinson, Ian

    a highly successful algebra of propositions [Boo48]. De Morgan wrote: When the ideas thrown out by Mr Boole for classes of algebras, and the way in which games can contribute to solving it. Towards the end, we the story. We will concentrate on the algebraic logic side, as we believe most Dutch people nowadays can

  19. NATIONAL CONTEXT AND Robin Clegg, Head of Science in Society

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    pa of taxpayers' money · Support for Govt Science & Innovation Agenda (especially, the STEM strategy for this type of work (basic science, facilities, energy research, etc) Clegg & Edmunds, STFC Town Meeting 30 November 2007 #12;DRIVERS 2 · Also note overlap with Corporate Communications strategy · For example

  20. Fastab: Solving the Pitch-to-Notation Problem Jeremy Robin

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    , 2001 Abstract I have always been frustrated with the length of time necessary to notate a piece the strings, replacing the original wooden one. This bridge acts somewhat like an electric guitar pickup to be a software system in place to regulate the flow of MIDI messages. This pickup system is designed as a real

  1. International Round-Robin on Transport Properties of Bismuth Telluride |

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  2. Robin Hayes | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

    Office of Science (SC) Website

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  3. Wind Turbine Gearbox Condition Monitoring Round Robin Study - Vibration Analysis

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  4. DOE's Round Robin Test Program FAQ Sheet | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-in electricLaboratory | version of the Frequently Asked Questions about the

  5. The Development, Characteristics, Similarity and Dissimilarity of the Stories of Robin Hood in England and Robin and Marion in France

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    Bell, Bonnie Mae

    1907-01-01

    t t h e o n l y two h i s t o r i a n s who speak o f h i m s a y t h e y h a r e no i n f o r m a t i o n except t h a t d e r i v e d f r o m 2 b a l l a d s . The t h e o r y o f T h i e r r y and B e r r y , t h e two h i s - t o r i a n s m e n... among h i s c o n t e m p o r a r i e s much as a week l y n e w s p a p e r d o e s . As t h e y were o r a l , t h e y were l i a b l e t o 1 . T h i e r r y p . 2 2 4 . 2 . C h i l d p . 4 3 . 3 . E d * R e v . V o l . 8 6 . - 4 - c o r r u p t i...

  6. Assessment of Favorable Structural Settings of Geothermal Systems...

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    than one type of favorable setting at a single locality (e.g., Steamboat, Brady's, and Salt Wells). Authors James E. Faulds, Nicholas H. Hinz, Mark F. Coolbaugh, Patricia H....

  7. A Frobenius-Konig Algebra and Graceful Labellings Poster presented at PJC60, Ambleside, August 2007. Robin Whitty, robin.whitty@lsbu.ac.uk

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    Banaji,. Murad

    A Frobenius-K¨onig Algebra and Graceful Labellings Poster presented at PJC60, Ambleside, August n. Define a finitely- generated algebra FK(n) over the xij using the two relations: 1. x2 ij = xij motivation for this algebra FK(n) is that it encodes, in some sense, the minimax condition in a variety

  8. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan; Fridley, David; Zheng, Nina; Pierrot, Andre

    2010-06-07

    In recent years China's energy consumption has increased rapidly. The problem of high energy consumption intensity and low energy utilization efficiency is serious, and the contradiction between economic development and energy and environmental resources has become increasingly acute, making energy conservation and consumption reduction an important society-wide concern. At the same time, global climate change has and will continue to have profound impacts on human survival and development, and is another major challenge to all countries. In order to accelerate China's energy conservation and emission reduction work, the National Leading Group to Address Climate Change, Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction was founded with Premier Wen Jiabao as the head, and the 'Comprehensive Work Program of Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction' and 'China's National Program of Addressing Climate Change' were issued, under which China's energy conservation and emission reduction work has been fully deployed. Efforts to promote energy efficiency have been further strengthened in all levels of government, and various policies and measures have progressively been issued and implemented. In addition, based on China's experience with implementing energy-saving priority strategies over the past 20+ years, our government established a goal of a 20% decrease in energy consumption per unit GDP in the 'Eleventh Five-year Development Plan'. Furthermore, in November 2009, in order to support global greenhouse gas emission reduction activities and promote China's low carbon economic development, the government established a further 40-50% reduction in energy consumption per unit GDP by 2020 compared to the year 2005. Improving energy utilization efficiency by scientific and technological progress will undoubtedly play an important role in achieving the above stated objectives. The improvement of energy efficiency of energy consuming products has always been an important component of all countries energy strategies. As we all know, a very large amount of total energy consumption is due to energy consuming products and equipment, which account for about 50% of China's total energy consumption. However, the current average energy utilization efficiency of this sector is only about 60%, 10 percent lower than the international advanced level. Therefore, China's energy consuming products and equipment sector holds great energy-saving potential. On the other hand, the energy supplied to these products is mainly from fossil fuel combustion, a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Therefore, improving the energy efficiency and augmenting the market share of market-dominant energy consuming products is of significant importance to achieving China's energy saving and emission reduction target and is an effective means to deal with energy and environmental constraints and climate change issues. Main energy consuming products generally include widely-used home appliances, industrial equipment, office equipment, transportation vehicles, etc. China is one of the major manufacturers and exporters of energy end-using products such as air-conditioners, refrigerators, televisions, etc. Their overall energy efficiency is comparatively low and the products are poorly designed, leading to great energy-saving potential. For example, electricity consumption of air conditioners accounts for about 20% of China's total electricity consumption and 40% of the summer electricity peak load in large and medium cities. However, less than 5% of units sold in the domestic market in 2009 reached the standard's highly efficient level of grade 2 above. The electricity consumption of electric motors and their related drive systems accounts for about 60% of China's total electricity consumption; however, less than 2% of the domestic market share consists of energy-efficient electric motor products. Promoting the energy efficiency and market shares of main energy-consuming products has become an important determinant of achieving energy conservation and emission reduc

  9. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan

    2010-01-01

    leakage than when the hose is removed with refrigerant in gas phase or if a quick con- nect/disconnect sealing valve

  10. ACLE Roland Tanguy Fabrice JURADO Maxime AIZAC Robin KARAMOKO Fofana Cheick-Hassane

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    Chaine, Raphaëlle

    Clémence PONCELET Thomas DIARRASSOUBA Mamery RODE William FAUCHEUX Johan ROISIN Pierre FOUQUET Maude

  11. The University of Auckland RoboSoccer Team Jacky Baltes, Nich Hildreth, Robin Otte, Yuming Lin

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Baltes, Jacky

    of the forward speed were too fast 1 #12;The task of the students was to control the car around a simulated race of the Computer Science Department with strong links to Electrical Engineering. In 1998, the CITR offered Active Vision" laboratory. We purchased commercially available toy RC cars. The cars allow

  12. Round-Robin Verification and Final Development of the IEC 62788...

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    Verification and Final Development of the IEC 62788-1-5 Encapsulation Size Change Test; NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Citation Details In-Document Search Title:...

  13. Towards Applicability of Language Based Synthesis for Process Mining Robin Bergenthum, Robert Lorenz, Sebastian Mauser

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    Desel, Jörg

    on constructing a process model, which matches the actual workflow of the recorded information system, from an event log. This prevalent aspect of process mining is known as process or control-flow discovery. There are many process discovery techniques in literature (see e.g. [ADH + 03]), often implemented in the Pro

  14. The provision of English enhancement at City University of Hong Kong Robin Bradbeer

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    Bradbeer, Robin Sarah

    , the Confucian concept of education. As Deckert (1992: 101) comments: `Throughout the ..course, students need that took place. Initially, the paper will consider bilingual education from a tertiary education perspective. It takes some of the theories of bilingual education as usually applied at primary and secondary

  15. Driver Selection Integration with Utility System Design Li Sun, Robin Smith

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    Ahrendt, Wolfgang

    Driver options · Electric motor · Helper motor and generator · Steam turbine · Gas turbine · Combustion and energy efficiency · Flexibility and reliability · Others VHP HP MP LP Steam turbines HRSG Gas turbine, M13 9PL, UK Utility system design analysis Main components: - Fuel - Steam mains - Steam generation

  16. Power Management Techniques for Mobile Communication Robin I{mvets P. I{rishnan

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    Han, Richard Y.

    to be prop erly managed to conserve energy. In this paper, we prment the design and implementation resdts from experiments using our imple- mentation of the protocol. Th=e experiments measure the energy strategies. Our r-tits show up to an 83~0 savings in the energy consumed by the communication. This can

  17. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan

    2010-01-01

    shows that most foreign energy efficien- cy standards arethe measurement of the energy efficien- cies of air/air airshare consists of energy- efficient electric motor products.

  18. Charles D. Canham Richard K. Kobe Erika F. Latty Robin L. Chazdon

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    biomass. We predicted that allocation to carbohydrate reserves would vary as a function of the phenology®c variation in tree seedling survival: effects of allocation to roots versus carbohydrate reserves Received in tree seedling survival as a function of allo- cation to carbohydrate reserves and structural root

  19. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan

    2010-01-01

    the energy efficiency of air conditioning products isbetween the energy efficiency of air conditioning productsthe air conditioning testing facilities of energy efficiency

  20. Round Robin Study to Assess Variations in Casting Simulation Niyama Criterion Predictions

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    Beckermann, Christoph

    that is a common output of casting simulation software packages, is frequently used to predict shrinkage porosity criterion values from a casting simulation may be used not only to provide guidance in designing shrinkage variable in casting simulation software packages to predict shrinkage porosity defects in steel castings

  1. EigenSpeed: Secure Peer-to-peer Bandwidth Evaluation Robin Snader

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    Borisov, Nikita

    . of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana­Champaign Abstract Many peer to mali- cious nodes, and introduce modifications that exploit the specifics of the bandwidth estimation

  2. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Robin L. Newmark, S. Julio Friedmann, A.J. Simon,

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    Keller, Arturo A.

    little change, but more intense wet and dry periods can be expected ­ more floods and more droughts. · Flood peaks will become higher and natural spring/ summer runoff will become lower. · A possible sea) Water Used for Fuel Extraction and Processing Gal/MMBTU Primarily from steam injection #12;10 Lawrence

  3. Robin Hood V. Horatio Alger: how we talk about school finance 

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    McIntush, Holly Gene

    2000-01-01

    varied across districts as widely as did the property values. The Supreme Court of Texas' decision in Edgewood v. Kirby set the agenda for education policy in Texas, as it ordered the Texas Legislature to find a new, more equitable way of financing Texas...

  4. China Energy Efficiency Round Robin Testing Results for Room Air Conditioners

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    Zhou, Nan

    2010-01-01

    Values of the Energy Efficiency and Energy Efficiency Gradesavin g standards and energy efficiency rat- ings. Energymanufacturers, and energy efficiency testing laboratories

  5. http://www.jstor.org Egg-Laying Times of American Robins

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    Montgomerie, Bob

    your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org/page/info the discovery and use of these resources. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. #12;October 1991] ShortCommunications 965 Museum of Natural History, and several specimens

  6. PROJECT APRIL --A PROGRESS REPORT Robin Haigh, Geoffrey Sampson, Eric Atwell

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    Analysis of Language and Speech, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK ABSTRACT Parsing techniques based messy. Instead, the APRIL system seeks a labelled tree su~cture which maximizes a numerical measure and illegal trees arises: any labelled tree has a value. Because the search space is large and has

  7. Round-robin 230Th–234U age dating of bulk uranium for nuclear forensics

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    Gaffney, Amy M.; Hubert, Amélie; Kinman, William S.; Magara, Masaaki; Okubo, Ayako; Pointurier, Fabien; Schorzman, Kerri C.; Steiner, Robert E.; Williams, Ross W.

    2015-07-30

    In an inter-laboratory measurement comparison study, four laboratories determined 230Th–234U model ages of uranium certified reference material NBL U050 using isotope dilution mass spectrometry. The model dates determined by the participating laboratories range from 9 March 1956 to 19 October 1957, and are indistinguishable given the associated measurement uncertainties. As a result, these model ages are concordant with to slightly older than the known production age of NBL U050.

  8. Robin Hood vs. King John Redistribution: How Do Local Judges Decide Cases In Brazil?

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    Ribeiro, Ivan Cesar

    2007-01-01

    sample were family owned companies with local politicians orparty were a company, it would be a family owned one, listed

  9. Stratocumulus Liquid Water Content from Dual-Wavelength Radar ROBIN J. HOGAN

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    Hogan, Robin

    global cov- erage. By reflecting most of the incoming solar radiation back to space and yet emitting et al. 1984; Slingo 1990). The potential of cloud radar to measure stratocumu- lus has been

  10. CONTROL OF CHAOS: SURVEY 19972000 1 Alexander L. Fradkov Robin J. Evans

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    of the system); "OGY method" (based on linearization of Poincar´e map) and "Pyragas method" (based on a time, ecology, etc. Engineering applications are rapidly developing in areas such as lasers and plasma The development of the field was triggered by essen- tially one paper. E.Ott, C.Grebogi and J.Yorke from

  11. Microsoft PowerPoint - Chairs Round Robin Presentation- Topics and Achievements for Meeting Binders 041615.pptx

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  3. CITATION Professor Robin Stanton, Pro Vice-Chancellor (retired) The Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Service to the Campus Community

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    the University's strategy around information technology, e-learning and high performance computing. He also in the Nation's high performance computing capability. He is acknowledged as the `father of supercomputing

  4. Performance Criteria for Residential Zero Energy Windows Dariush Arasteh*, Howdy Goudey, Joe Huang, Christian Kohler, and Robin Mitchell

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    be achieved with three layers of glass, two low-e coatings and a low-conductivity gas fill. Vacuum units and aerogel are other alternatives under R&D. Spacer and frame effects can be expected to degrade

  5. Impact of Transport Models on Connectivity of Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks HO, Ivan; NORTH, Robin; POLAK, John; LEUNG, Kin

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    . For instance, Festag et al. (Festag et al., 2004) describe the real-world field trials of a car-to-car communication platform with an IEEE 802.11 air interface, while Bucciol et al. (Bucciol et al., 2005) conducted

  6. The Effectiveness of Concept Based Search for Video Retrieval Claudia Hauff and Robin Aly and Djoerd Hiemstra

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    Theune, Mariët

    understood extraction methods of low level features from media files (e.g. color histograms or audio signals to return. Thus the expression does not cover concepts which are only represented in the audio content

  7. Improved Approximation Bounds for the Group Steiner Problem \\Lambda C. S. Helvig Gabriel Robins Alexander Zelikovsky y

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    . one for each of the eight possible orientations (Figure 1(a)). These locations correspond to a group of (up to eight) nodes in the Group Steiner Problem (Figure 1(b)). This formulation also captures the pin of up to eight virtual positions (b). (c) A group Steiner tree (solid dots represent Steiner nodes

  8. Physics Department History: J.L. Robins Issue 2 Page 1 History of the Department of Physics at UWA

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    of Mathematics and Physics and of Chemistry continued to be housed in the timber-and-iron building in Irwin (Geology), H. E. Whitfeld (Mining and Engineering), W. J. Dakin (Biology), E. 0. G. Shann (History in the temporary home, consisting of asbestos-lined huts roofed with corrugated iron alongside the old Criminal

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    , Catherine F. Russell E. Miller History Prize LA SR Braddy, Ian Andrews Department Of English Prize LA SR Bodwin, Gregory M. Benjamin G. Brown Scholarship LA SR Bodwin, Gregory M. James Schmolze Award Benjamin G. Brown Scholarship EN SR Eckman, Nathaniel Benjamin Trefethen Research Award EN SR Eckman

  10. Effective Bandwidths under Dynamic Weighted Round Robin Scheduling Houjin Lia, Changcheng Huanga, Michael Devetsikiotisb and Gerard Dammc

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    Huang, Changcheng

    University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada b Department of Electrical and Computer that use Poisson and Markov modulated Poisson process sources as input. The simulation results show of a bursty source. In general, we can categorize these approaches into two classes: The first one includes

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    Harrison, Gareth

    from the network which attract a benefit equal to the purchase price of the electricity. Once site is 10 GW by 2010. Current UK installation is some 4.7 GW although a recent study projects that this may, CHP is mainly connected to medium or low voltage electrical distribution networks as distributed

  12. ICFA -April 8 -12, 2002 Fermilab Robin FERDINAND -IFMIF 1 IFMIF a challenging highIFMIF a challenging high--

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    McDonald, Kirk

    (height) Li Jet Thickness 19, 25 mm (resp. for 32, 40 MeV D+) Li Jet Width 260 mm Li Jet Velocity 10-20 m by two accelerator modules operating in parallel. RAM is a majorRAM is a major concernconcern The two D

  13. TO: DOE Office of General Counsel, FROM: Robin Roy, Natural Resources Defense Council, rroy@nrdc.org

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    Mar 23, 2002 ... Mixed Methods Based on Robin Transmission Conditions ... The use of Robin boundary conditions as interfacial transmission conditions in ...

  15. Haskins Laboratories Status Report on Speech Research 1993, SR-113, 107-130

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    , Alice Faber, Louis Goldstein, Carol Gracco, Robin Greene, Kathy Harris, Pat Nye, Alfred Opoku, Elliot

  16. Z .Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 131 2002 397 407 Heart and ventilatory measures in crayfish during

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    Cooper, Robin L.

    , Zhanna Shuranovac , Yuri Burmistrovd , Robin L. Coopera,U a Thomas Hunt Morgan School of Biological

  17. ATTITUDES AND SOCIAL COGNITION The Effects of System-Justifying Motives on Endorsement of Essentialist

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    Darwin to Desmond Morris, from Freud to Robin Fox, from animal behaviorists who consider themselves open

  18. Multiple-scattering in radar systems: A review Alessandro Battaglia a,b,, Simone Tanelli c

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    Reading, University of

    , Satoru Kobayashi d , Dusan Zrnic e , Robin J. Hogan f , Clemens Simmer a a Meteorological Institute

  19. English Heart, Hindi Heartland: The Political Life of Literature in India

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    Sadana, Rashmi

    2012-01-01

    nuclear households. Also see Robin Jeffrey’s India’s Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Politics, and

  20. Cortical Action Representations Michael S. A. Graziano, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08540

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    proposed. In the homunculus hypothesis, the motor cortex is a map of muscles (Penfield and Rasmussen, 1950 combinations of muscles and body parts, the locations in space to which movements are directed, the broad distribution and overlap of properties. There is a tendency for different categories of action, such as hand-to-mouth

  1. ORIGINAL PAPER Meeting the challenge of quantitative risk assessment

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    Dhindsa, Rajinder

    Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Dr. Penfield, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada e-mail: brian and Rayner 2007), and a growing body of evidence indicates that they have a significant impact on Australian

  2. Variable extent of parallelism in respiratory, circulatory, and neurological traits across lake whitefish species pairs

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    Bernatchez, Louis

    Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada 2 Biology Department, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1, Canada Keywords Adaptive radiation, brain, Coregonus de la Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada. Tel: +(418) 656-2131; Fax: +(418

  3. Ecology in the age of DNA barcoding: the resource, the promise and the challenges ahead

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    Davies, Jonathan

    ´partement de sciences biologiques, Universite´ de Montre´al, 4101 Sherbrooke East, Montre´al, Quebec, Canada H1X 2B2, Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Sherbrooke East, Montre´al, Quebec, Canada H1X 2B2, Biology Department, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield, Montre´al, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1, §Que´bec Centre

  4. Aquatic primary production in a high-CO2 world

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    Fussman, Gregor

    Aquatic primary production in a high-CO2 world Etienne Low-De´carie, Gregor F. Fussmann, and Graham-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1, Canada Here, we provide a review of the direct effect of increas- ing CO2 on aquatic: the assessment of theories about limitation of productivity and the integration of CO2 into the co

  5. Program for the Inspection of Nickel Alloy Components Report from the Program’s Steering Committee: Inspection of Bottom-Mounted Instrumentation Nozzles Round Robin

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    Cumblidge, Stephen E.; Heasler, Patrick G.; Doctor, Steven R.; Taylor, Theodore T.

    2009-11-13

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) executed agreements with organizations in Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Finland, and the United States to establish the Program for the Inspection of Nickel Alloy Components (PINC).

  6. IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, VOL. 11, NO. 6, JUNE 2007 1 Delay Sensitive Smoothed Round Robin (DS2R2) Scheduler for

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    Ghani, Nasir

    delay ­ an im- portant service parameter. SRR maps flows (at different nodes) to time-slots and realizes of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of India, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India (e

  7. Robin Hutchinson, Gamil Tadros, Jadwiga Kroman, Sami Rizkalla, "Use of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Rehabilitation of Bridges in Western Canada," Page 1

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    design. He is a member of ACI Committee 440, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement Jadwiga Kroman, MACI State University. He is a chairman of ACI Committee 440, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement has developed design procedures and standards for the rehabilitation and repair of existing concrete

  8. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SEVER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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    Eddy, Sean

    STRUCTURAL ALIGNMENT USING STOCHASTIC CONTEXT-FREE GRAMMARS by Robin D. Dowell B.S., B.S., M.S. Prepared ENGINEERING ABSTRACT RNA STRUCTURAL ALIGNMENT USING STOCHASTIC CONTEXT-FREE GRAMMARS by Robin D. Dowell

  9. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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    Eddy, Sean

    when I needed their insight, while Elena Rivas and Robin Dowell gave me much advice on statistics, and sequencing for the RACE experiments ­ a monumental task by any measure. Shawn Stricklin and Robin Dowell were

  10. 13-03-01 16:38Course Description (U.Crete, CS-534) Page 1 of 2http://www.csd.uoc.gr/~hy534/13a/intro.html

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    Markatos, Evangelos P.

    S: fast implementations of priority, round-robin, and weighted round-robin. Bibliographic readings during the semester, and present their basic ideas orally to the class. Transparencies by the instructor

  11. Degree Year Name Position Organization Location 1997 Andrew Hall Research Director Siemens St. Louis

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    Stormo, Gary

    . 2004 Paul Flicek Team Leader (Fac)Eur Bioinform. Inst. Cambridge, England 2004 Robin Dowell Faculty U

  12. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY DIVISION OF BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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    Eddy, Sean

    ability. I also would like to thank my fellow graduate students Dr. Robin Dowell, Steve Johnson, and John

  13. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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    Eddy, Sean

    to the past and current members of the Eddy laboratory including Zhirong Bao, Goran Ceric, Robin Dowell, Tom

  14. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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    Eddy, Sean

    . Elena Rivas, Dr. Todd Lowe, Robin Dowell, Robert Klein and Thomas Jones for their help with my computer

  15. Reliability of Transport Properties for Bulk Thermoelectrics

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    Presents international round-robin study to ensure quality of transport data and figure of merit of thermoelectric materials

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    Eddy, Sean

    prediction Robin D Dowell and Sean R Eddy* Address: Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department USA Email: Robin D Dowell - robin@genetics.wustl.edu; Sean R Eddy* - eddy-2105/5/71 © 2004 Dowell and Eddy; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying

  17. A study of the relationship between managerial level, job stress and coping strategies 

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    Wilkins, Cary Wayne

    1988-01-01

    , (2) as nerve center the manager can best ensure that significant decisions reflect current knowledge and organizational values, and (3) strategic decisions can most easily be integrated by having one man control all of them. Penfield (1974.... , supervision and technical knowledge) (Mintzberg, 1973). ~7 ~*t. 9 * I1979) *7* t th' 1 1 of management as the "strategic level" since its primary purpose is to determine the long-range direction of the company and work to influence the larger environment...

  18. BioMed CentralBMC Bioinformatics BMC Bioinformatics2001,2 :7

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    Eddy, Sean

    Annotation System Robin D Dowell1, Rodney M Jokerst1, Allen Day2, Sean R Eddy1 and Lincoln Stein*2 Address: 1-mail: Robin D Dowell - robin@genetics.wustl.edu; Rodney M Jokerst - jokerst@genetics.wustl.edu; Allen Day is available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/2/7 © 2001 Dowell et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd

  19. In the Profession: Peer Review in Academic Publishing

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    Bucholtz, M

    2010-01-01

    Robin Queen. 2007. In the profession: Academic publication.Barbara. 2009. In the profession: Choosing the right journaleng.sagepub.com In the Profession: Peer Review in Academic

  20. Center for Music Experiment: Creating a Digital Collection

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    Garcia-Spitz, Cristela; Kesner, David; Reser, Greg

    2011-01-01

    available through the Digital Library Collections websiteBrad Westbrook • Digital Library Program: Robin Chandler,Stanonik, Huawei Weng • Digital Library Steering Committee:

  1. CASL - Industry Council

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    Member round Robin Discussion and New Action items Organization Senior Leadership Technical Leadership Outreach Board of Directors Industry Council Science Council One-Roof Culture...

  2. Six Berkeley Lab (Three ALS) Scientists Are 2012 APS Fellows

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    "seminal contributions to x-ray optics, instrumentation, and research with synchrotron radiation." David Robin of AFRD is the ALS Division Deputy for Operations and Accelerator...

  3. Comparative study of environmental factors influencing motor task learning and memory retention in sighted and

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    Cooper, Robin L.

    in sighted and blind crayfish Sonya M. Bierbower1 , Zhanna P. Shuranova2 , Kert Viele3 & Robin L. Cooper1 1

  4. Media Advisory - Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl...

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    Middle School Science Bowl What: Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl When: Saturday, March 1, 2014. Round robin competition runs from 9 a.m. - noon. The double...

  5. Media Advisory: March 7 Virginia Middle School Science Bowl Tournament...

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    March 7 Virginia Middle School Science Bowl Tournament What: The 2009 Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl When: Saturday, March 7, 2009. Round-robin competition will run...

  6. KEY PERSONNEL

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    KEY PERSONNEL 7062015 TITLE NAME President Christopher C. Gentile Vice President, Engineering Robin Stubenhofer Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain Rick Lavelock Director,...

  7. LETTER doi:10.1038/nature14187 Polyploidy can drive rapid adaptation in yeast

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    ,7 , Subhajyoti De9,10,11 , Roy Kishony12,13 , Franziska Michor4,5 , Robin Dowell6,7 & David Pellman1

  8. HIF1A Employs CDK8-Mediator to Stimulate RNAPII Elongation

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    ,7 Henry W. Long,4 Danette L. Daniels,6 William C. Hahn,4,5 Robin D. Dowell,2,3 and Joaqui´n M. Espinosa1

  9. Nuclear Energy Governance and the Politics of Social Justice: Technology, Public Goods, and Redistribution in Russia and France

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    Grigoriadis, Theocharis N

    2009-01-01

    2005. Cowan Robin. "Nuclear Power Reactors: A Study inThe Last Chance for Nuclear Power?" Energy Studies Reviewa National Infrastructure for Nuclear Power", IAEA Nuclear

  10. Women @ Energy: Lila Chase | Department of Energy

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    Energy: Rene Breyer Robin Goldstone is a computer scientist working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Women @...

  11. Direct measurement and characterization of active photosynthesis...

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    process optimization. Authors: Bernstein, Hans C. ; Kesaano, Maureen ; Moll, Karen ; Smith, Terence ; Gerlach, Robin ; Carlson, Ross ; Miller, Charles D. ; Peyton, Brent ;...

  12. Genomics of wood-degrading fungi (Journal Article) | SciTech...

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    Details In-Document Search This content will become publicly available on November 1, 2015 Title: Genomics of wood-degrading fungi Authors: Ohm, Robin A. ; Riley, Robert ;...

  13. Nuclear Energy Governance and the Politics of Social Justice: Technology, Public Goods, and Redistribution in Russia and France

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    Grigoriadis, Theocharis N

    2009-01-01

    2005. Cowan Robin. "Nuclear Power Reactors: A Study inThe Last Chance for Nuclear Power?" Energy Studies ReviewInfrastructure for Nuclear Power", IAEA Nuclear Energy

  14. QER- Comment of Energy Northwest

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    Thank you, Karen. I will try to keep checking the site so I don’t miss the transcript and meeting summary. Have a great week. Robin

  15. Women @ Energy: Bing Liu | Department of Energy

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    Marianne Francois Robin Goldstone is a computer scientist working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Women @...

  16. Women @ Energy: Darlene Yazzie | Department of Energy

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    Trish Damkroger Robin Goldstone is a computer scientist working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Women @...

  17. Is Dilution The Solution To Pollution? Municipal Sewerage Systems In Late Nineteenth Century San Francisco And London

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    Smith, Brooke Ray

    2007-01-01

    Robin W. ed. 1974. Waste-Water Management in the SanMaster Plan for Waste Water Management: Preliminary Summaryfirst San Francisco Waste Water Master Plan was released,

  18. This Provisional PDF corresponds to the article as it appeared upon acceptance. Copyedited and fully formatted PDF and full text (HTML) versions will be made available soon.

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    Eddy, Sean

    :10.1186/1471-2105-7-400 Robin D Dowell (rdd@mit.edu) Sean R Eddy (eddy@genetics.wustl.edu) ISSN 1471 © 2006 Dowell and Eddy, licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an open access article distributed under constraints Robin D Dowell1,2 , Sean R Eddy1 . 1 Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Genetics

  19. Numerical Algorithms manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor)

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    Gander, Martin J.

    -time is performed through classical or optimized transmission conditions (TCs). We analyze in this pa- per with Robin TCs applied to the heat equation. After a general convergence analysis using energy estimates, we with a numerical experiment. Keywords Schwarz Waveform Relaxation · Optimized Robin Transmission Conditions · Short

  20. SIAM J. DISCRETE MATH. c 2005 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 122134

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    Robins, Gabriel

    our heuristic achieves an approximation ratio of 1.28 within time O(mn2 ) (m and n are the number-1/39315.html Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 (robins@cs. virginia.edu, http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~robins). The work of this author was supported in part

  1. UW Urban Songbird Study: Pictorial Guide to Color-banded Songbird Species in Seattle Area Common name (length in inches from tip of bill to tip of tail sex if distinct plumages)

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    Brown, Sally

    name (length in inches from tip of bill to tip of tail ­ sex if distinct plumages) American robin (10" ­ male, darker gray head) American robin (10" ­ female, lighter gray head) Swainson's thrush (7" - sexes information contact: Kara Whittaker (karaayn@u.washington.edu) #12;Song sparrow (6.25" - sexes similar) Oregon

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    Fahy, Mike Ford, Lance Garrison, Nicole LeBoeuf, Robin LeRoux, Frank Parrish, Erin Seney, Mike Simpkins Brown6 , Christina Fahy7 , Mike Ford8 , Lance Garrison9 , Nicole LeBoeuf4 , Robin LeRoux1 , Frank

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    Murphy, John

    group transparently runs J2EE applications as if the group was a single entity. Clustering achieves load well. The most widely used IRD options are domain name server (DNS) round robin and hardware load balancers. The main disadvantage of DNS round robin is that it cannot guarantee equal client distribution

  4. Effective zero-thickness model for a conductive membrane driven by an electric field

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    Bazant, Martin Z.

    The behavior of a conductive membrane in a static (dc) electric field is investigated theoretically. An effective zero-thickness model is constructed based on a Robin-type boundary condition for the electric potential at ...

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    Barrash, Warren

    Director Dean Kennedy Manager of Guest and Conference Services Kelly Weak Technical Records Burris Gene Conyers Scotty Draine Don MacClean-Kennedy Rene Robin Don Thorndyke Painter Larry Irons

  6. A Priori Modelling of Fire Test One 

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    Rein, Guillermo; Torero, Jose L; Jahn, Wolfram; Stern-Gottfried, Jamie; Ryder, Noah L; Desanghere, Sylvain; Lazaro, Mariano; Mowrer, Frederick; Coles, Andrew; Joyeux, Daniel; Alvear, Daniel; Capote, Jorge A; Jowsey, Allan; Reszka, Pedro

    2007-11-14

    An international round-robin study of fire modelling was conducted prior to the Dalmarnock Fire Tests in order to assess the state-of-the-art of fire modelling in real scenarios. The philosophy behind the Dalmarnock Fire ...

  7. Computational Modelling in Systems and Synthetic Biology

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    Romero-Campero, Francisco J.

    modules Networks Cells Colonies Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology #12;Stochasticity is important processes. Executable semantics. o Modularity in cellular systems, especially in gene regulatory networks been successfully applied. Monika Heiner, David Gilbert, Robin Donaldson. Petri Nets for Systems

  8. Planning for a brighter future: A review of sun protection and barriers to behavioral change in children and adolescents

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    Dadlani, Chicky; Orlow, Seth J

    2008-01-01

    AW, Sylvester JA, et al. Summer sun exposure: knowledge,364-372. PubMed 35. Robins P. Sun sense. New York, NY. 1990children and parents about sun protection. Dermatology

  9. Acknowledgements: NOAA/NSF GLOBEC NEP project (Co-I w/Murphree); Dept. of Energy, Climate Change Prediction Program (Co-I w/ Semtner), NCAR for computing resources

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    Tokmakian, Robin

    Acknowledgements: NOAA/NSF GLOBEC NEP project (Co-I w/Murphree); Dept. of Energy, Climate Change with a NEP focus Robin Tokmakian, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA robint@ucar.edu #12;portland c

  10. Media Advisory - The Virginia Middle School Science Bowl Is Set...

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    The Virginia Middle School Science Bowl Is Set For March 6 at Jefferson Lab What: The 2010 Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl When: Saturday, March 6, 2010. Round-robin...

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    Advisory What: Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl When: Saturday, March 1, 2008. Round robin competition runs from 10 a.m. - noon. The double elimination, semi-final and...

  12. The Retrieval of Ice Water Content from Radar Reflectivity Factor and Temperature and Its Use in Evaluating a Mesoscale Model

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    Hogan, Robin

    in Evaluating a Mesoscale Model ROBIN J. HOGAN, MARION P. MITTERMAIER,* AND ANTHONY J. ILLINGWORTH Department-GHz radar with the values held in the Met Office mesoscale forecast model, for eight precipitating

  13. QUALIFYING EXAMINATION JANUARY 1997 MATH 523 (17 pts) 1 ...

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    1997-10-29

    q(x) ? 0, derive an energy integral for the system utt ? ?2u + q(x)u = 0 ... (a) Show, using the appropriate Green's identity that the Robin problem. ?u = 0, x ? ?.

  14. Automated Discovery of Functional Generality of Human Gene Expression Programs

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    Williams, Brian C.

    ,2 , Robin D. Dowell1 , Tommi S. Jaakkola1 , David K. Gifford1,3* 1 Department of Computer Science: Gerber GK, Dowell RD, Jaakkola TS, Gifford DK (2007) Automated discovery of functional generality

  15. I would like to take a moment to acknowledge and thank our faculty, staff and students whose participation and hard work were integral to the success of our Grand Opening

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    Al Faruque, Mohammad Abdullah

    Meredith Robin Darling Sara Sedaghat-Pisheh Sinan Zafar Sonya Cooke Sophie Oda Stacy McKenney Stephen Swift Forehand Julie Keen Keith Bangs Magaly Herrera Marshal Kesler Matt Jackson Monica Oliver Ron Cargile Yen Le

  16. Sentimental Poetry of the American Civil War

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    Trapp, Marjorie Jane

    2010-01-01

    Company, 1866. Devon, W. A. War Lyrics. New York: SinclairHickey, ed. Ballads of the War. New York: J. Robins, 1862.Eggleston, G. C, ed. American War Ballads and Lyrics. New

  17. Middletown Springs Town Plan Adopted September 10, 2002

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    Brown, Gregory G.

    Middletown Springs Town Plan Adopted September 10, 2002 Select Board: Fred Bradley, Chair Robin Chesnut-Tangerman John Colvin Shirley Moyer, Secretary William Reed Planning Commission: Robert Moran.............................................................................. 11 Utilities, Facilities, and Services

  18. Duncan M. FitzGerald Department of Earth Sciences

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    Hutyra, Lucy R.

    change" by Hein et al. (2013), Sedimentology 60, 469-502: A transgressive barrier at Pinheira, Southern Brazil around 3 ka?", Sedimentology, doi: 10.1111/sed.12133. Billy, J., Robin, N., Hein, C.J., Certain, R

  19. "Title","Creator/Author","Publication Date","OSTI Identifier...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Genomics of wood-degrading fungi","Ohm, Robin A.; Riley, Robert; Salamov, Asaf; Min, Byoungnam; Choi, In-Geol; Grigoriev, Igor V.","2014-11-01T04:00:00Z",1222394,"10.1016...

  20. TITLE AUTHORS SUBJECT SUBJECT RELATED DESCRIPTION PUBLISHER AVAILABILI...

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    Genomics of wood degrading fungi Ohm Robin A Riley Robert Salamov Asaf Min Byoungnam Choi In Geol Grigoriev Igor V Not Available Elsevier None USDOE United States English Journal...

  1. University Council Minutes May 7, 2012

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    Virginia Tech

    ), Richard Benson, Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Jack Davis, Karen DePauw, Angela Hayes for Elizabeth, Jack Finney for Sarah Karpanty, Meghan Kuhn, Gary Long, John Browder for Robin Panneton, Victoria

  2. The Effect of Graph Layout on Inference from Social Network Data

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    Blythe, Jim

    The Effect of Graph Layout on Inference from Social Network Data Jim Blythe 1 and Cathleen Mc of information to be #12; Ivo Jack Ben York Earl Rick Mel Dale Robin Nan Gerry Bob Fran Walt Ovid Gary Chris Hugh

  3. University Council Minutes October 3, 2011

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    Virginia Tech

    Namee (presiding), Richard Benson, Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Lay Nam Chang, Jack Davis, Karen DePauw, John, Sandy Bass, Amy Hogan, Sarah Karpanty, Meghan Kuhn, Gary Long, Robin Panneton, Victoria Soghomonian, Sue

  4. University Council Minutes October 17, 2011

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    Virginia Tech

    Namee (presiding), Richard Benson, Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Lay Nam Chang, Bob Schubert for Jack Davis, Sandy Bass, Jack Finney for Sarah Karpanty, Meghan Kuhn, Gary Long, Robin Panneton, Victoria Soghomonian

  5. University Council Minutes February 20, 2012

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    Virginia Tech

    (presiding), Richard Benson, Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Jill Sible for Lay Nam Chang, Jack Davis Winistorfer, Daniel Wubah, Sandy Bass, Amy Hogan, Sarah Karpanty, Meghan Kuhn, Gary Long, Robin Panneton

  6. University Council Minutes December 5, 2011

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    Virginia Tech

    (presiding), Jack Lesko for Richard Benson, Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Lay Nam Chang, Jack Davis, Karen Walters, Sherwood Wilson, Paul Winistorfer, Sandy Bass, Amy Hogan, Sarah Karpanty, Gary Long, Robin

  7. University Council Minutes November 14, 2011

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    Virginia Tech

    Namee (presiding), Jeb Stewart for Earving Blythe, Lay Nam Chang, Karen DePauw, Angela Hayes for Elizabeth Flanagan Winistorfer, Daniel Wubah, Sandy Bass, Amy Hogan, Sarah Karpanty, Meghan Kuhn, Gary Long, Robin Panneton

  8. Industrial Heat Recovery with Organic Rankine Cycles 

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    Hnat, J. G.; Patten, J. S.; Cutting, J. C.; Bartone, L. M.

    1982-01-01

    , Georgia, August 1981, pp. 1387-1392. 15) Personal Communications, Robin Mackey - Director Indus trial Power Market Development, The Garett Corporation, Los Angeles, California, October 1981. 16) Personal Communications, James Bledsoe - Manager...

  9. Modeling & Simulation publications

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    on the stability of cellular solids," Mechanics of Materials 39(2), 183-198 (2007). Kirk E. Wells, Robin A. Weatherhead, Francis N. Murigi, Gary S. Nichol, Michael D. Carducci,...

  10. Avian Roosting Behavior and Vector-Host Contact Rates for West Nile Virus Hosts

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    Janousek, William M.

    2012-01-01

    amplification of West Nile virus: the role of hatch-yearDaszak, P. 2005. West Nile virus risk assessment and theof American Robins for West Nile Virus Transmission. Vector-

  11. OCEAN DRILLING PROGRAM LEG 123 PRELIMINARY REPORT

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    of Geological Sciences, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom) Robin Brereton (British Geological Survey, Keyworth 95064) Cedric Griffiths (University of Trondheim, Petroleum Techn., 7034 Trondheim-NTH, Norway)

  12. Zevenhoven & Jrvinen, # 727 / 1 Int. Conf. on Multiphase Flow (ICMF-2001) May 27 -June 1, 2001, New Orleans (LA) USA

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    Zevenhoven, Ron

    computers. A round-robin over the most important CFD (computational fluid mechanics) models and softwares and ever faster computers. By combining commercial and/or user-specific codes for computational fluid

  13. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-181. 2002. 593 Dead Branches and Other Wildlife

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    Resources on California Black Oak (Quercus kelloggii)1 Barrett A. Garrison,2 Robin L. Wachs,3 Terry A. Giles: mtriggs@fs.fed.us) #12;Dead Branches in Living California Black Oak--Garrison, Wachs, Giles, and Triggs

  14. From the Frontlines to the Bottom Line: Medical Marijuana, the War on Drugs, and the Drug Policy Reform Movement

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    Heddleston, Thomas Reed

    2012-01-01

    1993. “Cannabis: Legal Reform, Medicinal Use and HarmBruce 2004. "Drug Policy Reform and Its Detractors: TheRobins. 2003. Cannabis Law Reform in Canada: Is the “Saga of

  15. CS213 Parallel and Distributed Processing Project Report

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    Bhuyan, Laxmi N.

    . Simulation shows that Round Robin algorithm performs badly especially under non­uniform traffic and taking is the most promising one [1]. The distributed web server systems do provide the #12; transparency for users

  16. Master Thesis Project Task Distribution and Monitoring in

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    Maguire Jr., Gerald Q.

    to set weights in a weighted round robin distribution algorithm. We conclude that the technology services that will provide a higher degree of transparency, functionality and usability of grid resources

  17. On Improving Performance and Conserving Power in Cluster-based Web Heung Ki Lee, Gopinath Vageesan and Eun Jung Kim

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    Kim, Eun Jung "EJ"

    of backend servers in complete transparency to the clients. In this paper, we use power and locality Distribution) and WRR (Weighted Round Robin) are few of the most prolifically adopted policies. They focus

  18. Performance Comparison of OTDM and OBS Scheduling for Agile All-Photonic

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    ) is a high speed transparent agile optical transport network. A key issue in these all photonic networks clocked to the core switch configuration by means of a round robin schedule for example. By suitably

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious RankADVANCED MANUFACTURINGEnergy Bills and ReduceNovember 2014Marketing Inc.5.html[2/3/2012 12:41:43

  20. The effects of hyperventilation on peripheral blood flow: a study of cardiopulmonary interactions 

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    Loy, Robin Ann

    1991-01-01

    THE EPFECTS OF HYPERVENTILATION ON PERIPHERAL BLOOD FLOW: A STUDY OP CARDIOPULMONARY INTERACTIONS A Thesis by ROBIN ANN LOY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Kinesiology THE EFFECTS OF HYPERVENTILATION ON PERIPHERAL BLOOD FLOW: A STUDY OF CARDIOPULMONARY INTERACTIONS A Thesis by ROBIN ANN LOY Approved as to style and content by: J. Richard...

  1. New International Program to Asses the Reliability of Emerging Nondestructive Techniques (PARENT)

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    Prokofiev, Iouri; Cumblidge, Stephen E.; Csontos, Aladar A.; Braatz, Brett G.; Doctor, Steven R.

    2013-01-25

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) established the Program to Assess the Reliability of Emerging Nondestructive Techniques (PARENT) to follow on from the successful Program for the Inspection of Nickel alloy Components (PINC). The goal of the PARENT is to conduct a confirmatory assessment of the reliability of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques for detecting and sizing primary water stress corrosion cracks (PWSCC) and applying the lessons learned from PINC to a series of round-robin tests. These open and blind round-robin tests will comprise a new set of typical pressure boundary components including dissimilar metal welds (DMWs) and bottom-mounted instrumentation penetrations. Open round-robin tests will engage research and industry teams worldwide to investigate and demonstrate the reliability of emerging NDE techniques to detect and size flaws with a wide range of lengths, depths, orientations, and locations. Blind round-robin tests will utilize various testing organizations, whose inspectors and procedures are certified by the standards for the nuclear industry in their respective countries, to investigate the ability of established NDE techniques to detect and size flaws whose characteristics range from relatively easy to very difficult for detection and sizing. Blind and open round-robin testing started in late 2011 and early 2012, respectively. This paper will present the work scope with reports on progress, NDE methods evaluated, and project timeline for PARENT.

  2. Learning Over Time: A Literature Review and Case Study

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    Carr, W. David; Ploeger, Robin L.; Drummond, Jan

    2007-01-01

    Malissa Martin. EdD. ATC. CSCS. Column Editor Learning Over Time: A Literature Review and Case Study W. David Carr. PhD, ATC • The University of Kansas Robin L Ploeger, EdD, ATC and Jan Drummond. EdD • The University of Tulsa T A. H! HE CONCEPT.... 1991;! 6(10), 1238-47. W. David Carr Is assistant professor and Athletic Training Program Director at The University of Kansas in Lawrence. Robin L. Ploeger is clinical associate professor and Athletic Training Program Director at The University...

  3. Bats that walk: a new evolutionary hypothesis for the terrestrial behaviour of New Zealand's endemic mystacinids

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    Hand, Suzanne J.; Weisbecker, Vera; Beck, Robin M. D.; Archer, Michael; Godthelp, Henk; Tennyson, Alan J. D.; Worthy, Trevor H.

    2009-07-20

    Biology Open AcceResearch article Bats that walk: a new evolutionary hypothesis for the terrestrial behaviour of New Zealand's endemic mystacinids Suzanne J Hand*1, Vera Weisbecker2,3, Robin MD Beck1, Michael Archer1, Henk Godthelp1, Alan JD Tennyson4... Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, South Australia, Australia Email: Suzanne J Hand* - s.hand@unsw.edu.au; Vera Weisbecker - vwei07@esc.cam.ac.uk; Robin MD Beck - rmdb3@cantab.net; Michael Archer - m.archer@unsw.edu.au; Henk Godthelp - h...

  4. Gearbox Reliability Collaborative Update: A Brief (Presentation)

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    Sheng, S.; Keller, J.; McDade, M.

    2012-01-01

    This presentation is an update on the Gearbox Reliability Collaborative (GRC) for the AWEA Wind Project Operations, Maintenance & Reliability Seminar. GRC accomplishments are: (1) Failure database software deployed - partners see business value for themselves and customers; (2) Designed, built, instrumented, and tested two gearboxes - (a) Generated unprecedented public domain test data from both field testing and dynamometer testing, (b) Different responses from 'identical' gearboxes, (c) Demonstrated importance of non-torque loading and modeling approach; and (3) Active collaborative, with wide industry support, leveraging DOE funding - Modeling round robin and Condition Monitoring round robin.

  5. Comparing Harmonic Similarity Measures W. Bas de Haas1

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    Veltkamp, Remco

    Comparing Harmonic Similarity Measures W. Bas de Haas1 , Matthias Robine2 , Pierre Hanna2 , Remco C in which we compare two harmonic similarity measures. In contrast to earlier work, in this paper we approach to harmonic similarity, and measure the effects of chord descrip- tion detail and a priori key

  6. Open Journal of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 2012, 2, 75-86 OJMIP doi:10.4236/ojmip.2012.23011 Published Online August 2012 (http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ojmip/)

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    Cooper, Robin L.

    environmental temperature changes will impact sur- vival and in time the distribution of a species. The sig temperature on survival, heart rate and neural function in crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) and prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) species Yoo Sun Chung, Richard M. Cooper, Justin Graff, Robin L. Cooper* Department

  7. Central Limit Theorem for the Size of the Range of a Renewal Process

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    Hitczenko, Pawel

    Central Limit Theorem for the Size of the Range of a Renewal Process Pawe l Hitczenko 1;2 ;3 Robin Subject classi#12;cation: 60K05, 60J10, 60F05 Running headline: CLT for the range of a renewal process 1 gn := fn Æ #1; #1; #1; Æ f 1 has been studied in various contexts. It models the coalescence

  8. Journal of Engineering Education January 2011, Vol. 100, No. 1, pp. 4888

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    Roe, Paul

    to global challenges such as renewable energy and access to clean water, and persistence in engineering://www.jee.org 48 Multiple Perspectives on Engaging Future Engineers ROBIN ADAMS, DEMETRA EVANGELOU, LYN ENGLISHa Engaging future engineers is a central topic in everyday conversations on engineering education

  9. Church's Coincidences Philip Wadler

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    Wadler, Philip

    ) -- Predecessor · · · · · · 20 #12;Stephen Kleene (1936) -- Recursive Functions 21 #12;Alan Turing (1912­1954) 22 #12;Alan Turing (1936) -- Turing Machine · · · 23 #12;24 #12;Robin Gandy (1988) -- Turing's Theorem;Alan Turing (1937) -- Equivalence · · · 26 #12;Alan Turing (1946) -- Automatic Computing Engine

  10. The Role of the Schmutzdecke in Pathogen

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    Water Filter Drain & Backfill Sand Media Support gravel Drain Tile Adjustable weir Overflow Weir Vent Columns Raw Water Constant Flow Tank Filter Columns Effluent Sample Ports Influent Tubing From Pump #12;2 Acknowledgements · Advisor: Dr. Robin Collins · Committee: Dr. Nancy Kinner, Dr. Aaron Margolin · EPA WTTAC ­ Water

  11. Academic Affairs, Provost and Vice Chancellor Office: 910-962-3137 Fax: 910-962-3922 Mail Code: 5900

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    Scharf, Fred

    Employee 23681 Jarvis, Mandie Temporary SPA Employee 22597 Lee, Elizabeth Temporary SPA Employee 24258 Martin, Robin Temporary SPA Employee 24258 Nance, Lisa Temporary SPA Employee 24258 7/4/2015 9:00:11 PM UNCW Telephone Directory Alphabetical Listing by Department #12;Academic Affairs, Resource Management

  12. ISI TechnicalManual ISI/TM-88-197

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    Robins, Gabriel

    ISI TechnicalManual ISI/TM-88-197 February1988 University ofSouthern California Gabriel Robins %% ... ... .. The ISI Grapher Manual INFORMATION SCIENCES 213/822-1511 INSTITUTEJ f-"-676 292-t5466Admiralty Way. MONITORING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER(S) ISI/TM-88-197 6a. NAME OF PERFORMING ORGANIZATION USC

  13. ISI ReprintSeries ISIIRS-88-210

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    Robins, Gabriel

    ISI ReprintSeries ISIIRS-88-210 June1988 University ofSouthern California Gabriel Robins Applications of the ISI Grapher Reprinted from Proceedingsof the ArtificialIntelligenceand Advanced Computer PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER(S) 5. MONITORING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER(S) ISI/RS-88

  14. Electromagnetic Wave Dynamics in

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    Kaiser, Robin

    Mesoscopic Electromagnetic Wave Dynamics in Ultracold Atomic Gases Robin Kaiser and Mark D. Havey Mesoscopic Electromagnetic Wave Dynamics in Ultracold Atomic Gases #12;39 E xperimental developments permit in the transport proper- ties of electromagnetic radiation in strongly scattering random media. Even in weakly

  15. Oecologia (Berlin) (1984) 65:51 57 Oecologia9 Springer-Verlag1984 Sexual differences in habitat use by small mammals

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    Morris, Douglas W.

    1984-01-01

    habitat use to suitable nesting areas. Sexual dimorphism in resource use is common in certain lizards (eg., Schoener 1967, 1968) and birds (e.g, Selander 1966; Storer 1966; Robins 1971; Hespenheide 1975), but sexualOecologia (Berlin) (1984) 65:51 57 Oecologia9 Springer-Verlag1984 Sexual differences in habitat use

  16. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON DEPENDABLE AND SECURE COMPUTING 1 Improving Security and Performance in the Tor

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    Borisov, Nikita

    using the second-generation onion routing design -- Tor [3] -- has been operational for several years in the Tor Network through Tunable Path Selection Robin Snader and Nikita Borisov, Member, IEEE Abstract--The Tor anonymous communication network uses self-reported bandwidth values to select routers for building

  17. SPACE WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEMS: CURRENT CAPABILITIES AND

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    Schrijver, Karel

    Coordinator for Meteorology DR. JOHN HAYES* Department of Commerce DR. FRED LEWIS* Department of Defense MR. W. RANDALL BELL Department of Energy MS. ROBIN FINEGAN* Department of Homeland Security MR. JAMES F. DEVINE* Department of the Interior MR. KENNETH HODGKINS Department of State MS. VICTORIA COX* Department

  18. Forecasting Uncertainty Related to Ramps of Wind Power Production

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Forecasting Uncertainty Related to Ramps of Wind Power Production Arthur Bossavy, Robin Girard - The continuous improvement of the accuracy of wind power forecasts is motivated by the increasing wind power. This paper presents two methods focusing on forecasting large and sharp variations in power output of a wind

  19. MicroRNAs of Gallid and Meleagrid herpesviruses show generally conserved genomic locations and are virus-specific

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    Green, Pamela

    and are virus-specific Lisa A. Waidner a , Robin W. Morgan a , Amy S. Anderson a , Erin L. Bernberg a , Sachin 19711, USA c Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Delaware Biotechnology Institute Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA e Department of Computer Engineering & Computer

  20. Current Topics in Investment Management 2014-2015 Topics and guest speakers

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    Painter, Kevin

    Ethics - Richard Dunbar (Aberdeen Asset Management), 20 January, 3.15pm - Prof Robin Angus (PersonalLean (SVM Asset Management), 10 February, 4.15pm Week 6 The Equity Risk Premium - Dr Adrian FitzGerald, 17 Dunbar Richard is an investment director on the global strategy team at Aberdeen Asset Management. He

  1. RADIATION RESEARCH 165, 240247 (2006) 0033-7587/06 $15.00

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    Rocke, David M.

    2006-01-01

    of the Effects of Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation in Radiation Therapy Patients Joerg Lehmann,a,b,1 Robin L. Stern by Radiation Research Society INTRODUCTION The significance of the biological activity of low-dose ionizing., Hartmann Siantar, C. L. and Goldberg, Z. Dosimetry for Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Low-Dose

  2. Department: Art & Art History Course No.: 123

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    Alpay, S. Pamir

    Department: Art & Art History Course No.: 123 Credits: 3 Title: Introduction to Western Art II: The Renaissance to the Present, a World Perspective. Contact: Robin Greeley Content Area: CA1- Arts and Humanities Diversity: CA 4 International Competency Group: None Catalog Copy: ARTH 123: Introduction to Western Art II

  3. Cyber Security in Smart Grid Substations

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    Utrecht, Universiteit

    Cyber Security in Smart Grid Substations Thijs Baars Lucas van den Bemd Michail Theuns Robin van.089 3508 TB Utrecht The Netherlands #12;CYBER SECURITY IN SMART GRID SUBSTATIONS Thijs Baars T.Brinkkemper@uu.nl Abstract. This report describes the state of smart grid security in Europe, specifically the Netherlands

  4. The Experience of using Micromouse and Robot Ping Pong for Teaching Mechatronics

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    Bradbeer, Robin Sarah

    The Experience of using Micromouse and Robot Ping Pong for Teaching Mechatronics Robin Bradbeer and robotic ping pong have been interesting mechatronic applications for the past decade or more. Recently and implementation of an integrated mechatronics applica- tion, has been around 1979. However it is only during

  5. Unifying Artificial Intelligence Robotics: An Undergraduate Textbook

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    Crabbe, Frederick

    Unifying Artificial Intelligence Robotics: An Undergraduate Textbook Introduction to AI Robotics the artificial intelligence (AI) perspective. Robin Murphy's Introduction to AI Robotics (IAIR) is a new and artificial, intelligence perspective. Such a text would need to take into account that few undergraduates can

  6. Approved Module Information for SE4025, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Further Topics in Engineering

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    Neirotti, Juan Pablo

    Approved Module Information for SE4025, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Further Topics in Engineering Management Module Code: SE4025 School: Engineering and Applied Science Module Type: Standard Module New Module? No Module Credits: 15 Module Management Information Module Leader Name Robin Clark Email Address

  7. CCFE-R(15)26-supplement February 2015

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    CCFE-R(15)26-supplement February 2015 Mark R. Gilbert Jean-Christophe Sublet Robin A. Forrest PKA)26-supplement PKA distributions "This document is intended for publication in the open literature. It is made, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3DB, UK." CCFE Page 2 of 522 #12;CCFE-R(15)26-supplement PKA distributions

  8. Seeing the whole elephant in the room: a holistic approach to ebooks Pamela Jacobs, Head (Acting), Information Resources & Collections

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    Rosen, Jay

    ), Information Resources & Collections Robin Bergart, User Experience Librarian University of Guelph Introduction the various aspects of the ebook ecosystem and to place these in a framework to help guide decision making, Liaison, Information Literacy and User Experience Design: Pam Jacobs ­ Acting Head, Information Resources

  9. May 2008 NoticesoftheaMs 573 JuliaRobinsonandHilbert's

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    German, Dan-Adrian

    . The documentary was many years in the mak- ing and draws on various archival materials, both film and still shots Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Zala Films Produced and directed by George Csicsery This film by George Csicsery is an hour-long documentary on the life and work of Julia Robin- son, an extraordinary

  10. ELECTRICALLY AND MAGNETICALLY CHARGED VORTICES IN THE CHERNSIMONSHIGGS THEORY

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    Spirn, Daniel

    ELECTRICALLY AND MAGNETICALLY CHARGED VORTICES IN THE CHERN­SIMONS­HIGGS THEORY ROBIN MING CHEN explored the idea of Dirac and proposed the existence of both electrically and magnetically charged electric and magnetic charges of a dyon. In modern theoretical physics, dyons are consid- ered as excited

  11. School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science Centre for Process Integration

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    Higham, Nicholas J.

    topics 1 Power Station Design Prof Robin Smith Abstract The design of stand-alone power plants in efficiency are important. Such power plant design is normally carried out by experienced power station for the conceptual design of power stations. Both new design and retrofit are considered. Project description

  12. Predictors of success in a first programming course

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    Simon, S.; Fincher, S.; Robins, A.; Baker, B.; Box, I.; Cutts, Q.I.

    Simon,S. Fincher,S. Robins,A. Baker,B. Box,I. Cutts,Q.I. de Raadt,M. Haden,P. Hamer,J. Hamilton,M. Lister,R. Petre,M. Sutton,K. Tolhurst,D. Tutty,J. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology, Vol 52 Australian Computer Society

  13. The ability to articulate strategy as a predictor of programming skill

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    Simon, S.; Cutts, Q.I.

    Simon,S. Cutts,Q.I. Fincher,S. Haden,P. Robins,A. Sutton,K. Baker,B. Box,I. de Raadt,M. Hamer,J. Hamilton,M. Lister,R. Petre,M. Tolhurst,D. Tutty,J. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology, Vol 52

  14. THE FUKUSHIMA INVERSE PROBLEM Marta Martinez-Camara, Ivan Dokmanic,

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    Vetterli, Martin

    THE FUKUSHIMA INVERSE PROBLEM Marta Martinez-Camara, Ivan Dokmani´c, Juri Ranieri, Robin Scheibler material was released from Fukushima in March 2011 is crucial to understand the scope of the consequences regular- ization that solves the Fukushima inverse problem blindly. Together with the atmospheric

  15. Stability of Pull Production Control Methods for Systems with Significant Setups

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    Rathinam, Muruhan

    Production, lean manufacturing, round robin. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University control is an important tool used by companies operating under "just-in-time" manufacturing or "lean are emphasized in a lean manufacturing operation. Instead, two different kinds of pull control are commonly used

  16. Building Trees Based On Aggregation Efficiency in Sensor Networks

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    1 Building Trees Based On Aggregation Efficiency in Sensor Networks Albert F. Harris III, Robin energy efficient operation. We pro- pose a new notion of energy efficiency that can be used to decide where aggregation points in the network should be placed. The main factor affecting energy efficiency

  17. APICS is not responsible for statements or opinions expressed by individuals in its publications or at its meetings.

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    Brock, David

    (continued) · Winner of the 2004 E. Grosvenor Plowman Award given by the Council of Logistics Management · A -- Attitude · L -- Learning · E -- Education YALE #12;Massachusetts Institute of Technology #12;A Special Word, Dell. · Tom Scharfeld - Research Manager, Auto-ID Labs · Robin Koh ­ Director of Applications Research

  18. Cellulose Biodegradation Models; An Example of Cooperative Interactions in Structured Populations

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    Miroshnikov, Alexey

    Cellulose Biodegradation Models; An Example of Cooperative Interactions in Structured Populations Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin Alexey Miroshnikov Robin Young Abstract We introduce various models for cellulose the structure of the cellulose chains and are allowed to depend on the phenotypical traits of the population

  19. Cash Management and A/R and PCI...

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    Gopalakrishnan, K.

    3/2/2015 1 Cash Management and A/R and PCI... OH MY!!! DEE BOWLING, JULIE JUSTICE & ROBIN MAYO Agenda Cash Management A/R ­ Accounts Receivable PCI Q&A Cash Management #12;3/2/2015 2 Cash as needed Equipment needs Use of U-Store PCI consultation as needed #12;3/2/2015 4 Bank Accounts All

  20. November 2001 Program Description

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    LBNL-44789 November 2001 Program Description A PC Program WINDOW 5.0 User Manual For Analyzing November 2001 WINDOW 5.0 User Manual Robin Mitchell, Christian Kohler, and Dariush Arasteh Windows, California Dragan Curcija Carli, Inc Amherst, Massachusetts November 2001 © Regents of the University

  1. Information-Theoretic Measures of Aggregation for the Analysis of Complex Systems

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    Jost, Jürgen

    2012 Information-Theoretic Measures of Aggregation for the Analysis of Complex Systems Robin? Which Trade-Off? Territorial Aggregations Processes Aggregations Context: Analysis of complex systems Measures the quantity of information needed to encode a set of data Shannon Entropy = - log2 Measures

  2. ASYMPTOTIC BEHAVIOR AND SYMMETRY OF CONDENSATE SOLUTIONS IN ELECTROWEAK THEORY

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    Spirn, Daniel

    ASYMPTOTIC BEHAVIOR AND SYMMETRY OF CONDENSATE SOLUTIONS IN ELECTROWEAK THEORY ROBIN MING CHEN, YUJIN GUO, AND DANIEL SPIRN ABSTRACT. We study condensate solutions of a nonlinear elliptic equation of condensate solutions are discussed, based on which the refined asymptotic behavior of condensate solutions

  3. Universit Joseph Fourier Grenoble I HABILITATION A DIRIGER DES

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    -Christophe ROBIN pour obtenir le titre de HDR Discipline: Physique Solid State Material Systems for Light Emission with him on a large variety of projects. I would also like to thank the people of Alain Million opical properties between ZnO nanowires grown on sap- phire and ZnO nanowires grown on p-type Ga

  4. Gorenstein Biliaison and ACM Sheaves Marta Casanellas

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    Casanellas, Marta

    Gorenstein Biliaison and ACM Sheaves Marta Casanellas Robin Hartshorne Abstract Let X be a normal arithmetically Gorenstein scheme in Pn. We give a criterion for all codimension two ACM subschemes of X to be in the same Gorenstein biliaison class on X, in terms of the category of ACM sheaves on X. These are sheaves

  5. FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF PARAMETERS AFFECTING WATER HAMMER WAVE ATTENUATION, SHAPE AND TIMING

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    Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

    unsteady friction and viscoelastic behaviour of pipe walls are compared with the results of measurements College, London, United Kingdom. The example piping system used for investigating water hammer wave forms. The apparatus is installed in 1 #12;Robin hydraulic laboratory of the Department of Civil and Environmental

  6. ORIGINAL PAPER Perch exposure and predation risk: a comparative study

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    Blumstein, Daniel T.

    and Gahr 2002), but such benefits do not come without costs. Singing takes time and uses energy (Gil and Gahr 2002). Studies on European robins (Erithacus rubecula) demonstrate a significant tradeoff between signal transmission, it leaves the signaler vulnerable to attack from aerial predators (Gil and Gahr 2002

  7. Intelligent Voltage and Reactive Power Control of Mini-Hydro Power Stations for Maximisation of Real

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    Harrison, Gareth

    . This will be contrasted in energy terms with the increase in dispatch available by operating more flexibly within extensions of the transmission network, mini- hydro schemes are often at the end of long open-ended radial of Real Power Export Aristides E. Kiprakis and A. Robin Wallace Institute for Energy Systems, University

  8. Eric D. Stein Kristen Cayce

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    mapped on the T-sheets. These included dune and beach, woody vegetated wetlands, high marsh habitat Mello3 , Robin Grossinger2 , and Shawna Dark3 Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP Southern California's coastal wetlands are an interrelated set of resources that collectively provide

  9. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200600228 The Compound 13-D Selectively Induces

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    Hergenrother, Paul J.

    for distinct cancer types and subtypes. We previously constructed a library of 88 amides and evalu- ated versus Other Cancer Cell Types Karson S. Putt,[b] Vitaliy Nesterenko,[a] Robin S. Dothager,[b] and Paul J, lymphoma, and myeloma. Leuke- mias are divided into four major types, acute myelogenous leu- kemia (AML

  10. Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings VIII: Integration of Building Envelopes Proceedings

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    Envelopes Proceedings This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable.34 and 0.37 quads are required for heating and cooling respectively (DOE Core Data Book, 2000 Improving Information Technology to Maximize Fenestration Energy Efficiency Dariush Arasteh, Robin Mitchell

  11. brief communications NATURE CELL BIOLOGY VOL 4 JUNE 2002 http://cellbio.nature.com 445

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    Steller, Hermann

    and Pascal Meier*# *The Breakthrough Toby Robins Breast Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Research that IAPs block apoptosis by directly binding to caspases, thereby preventing caspases access finger; a small zinc- binding domain found in many functionally distinct proteins. Recent results suggest

  12. C. Priami et al. (Eds.): Trans. on Comput. Syst. Biol. XII, LNBI 5945, pp. 112, 2010. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

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    Breitling, Rainer

    modelers, we introduce some of the basic concepts of successful biomodel engineering, illustrating them cascades. We also present a more detailed outline of one of the major techniques of biomodel engineering-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010 Biomodel Engineering ­ From Structure to Behavior Rainer Breitling1 , Robin A

  13. Biomodel Engineering from Structure to Behavior Rainer Breitling1

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    Gilbert, David

    of the basic concepts of successful biomodel engineering, illustrating them with examples from a variety detailed outline of one of the major techniques of biomodel engineering ­ Petri net models ­ which providesBiomodel Engineering ­ from Structure to Behavior Rainer Breitling1 , Robin A. Donaldson2 , David R

  14. Optical properties of the mouse eye Ying Geng,1,2,*

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    Optical properties of the mouse eye Ying Geng,1,2,* Lee Anne Schery,1 Robin Sharma,1,2 Alfredo, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 14627, USA 2 The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester indicate that the optical quality of the mouse eye assessed by measurement of its aberrations is remarkably

  15. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.01316.2008 296:H1089-H1095, 2009. First published 6 February 2009;Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol

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    Terasaki, Mark

    Physiol Heart Circ Physiol Jian-Bing Shen, Robin Shutt, Mariela Agosto, Achilles Pappano and Bruce T://ajpheart.physiology.org/content/296/4/H1089.full can be found at:Physiology American Journal of Physiology - Heart, and physiology of the heart, blood vessels, and lymphatics, including experimental and theoretical studies

  16. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, Combined lidar and sun-photometer retrievals of ash particle size and mass

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    Hogan, Robin

    -photometer retrievals of ash particle size and mass concentration from the Eyjafjallaj¨okull volcano Robin J. Hogan,1 the need for lidar monitoring stations capa- ble of routinely estimating the vertical profile of ash mass to demonstrate that large errors are likely in methods that attempt to infer the properties of the ash from

  17. The Reduction of Perturbed Markov Generators: An Algorithm Exposing the Role of Transient States

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    Willsky, Alan S.

    JAN ROBIN ROHLICEK Bolt, Beranek and Newman Laboratories, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts AND ALAN S was conducted under the support of the Air Force Offtce of Scientific Research under grant AFOSR 82-0258 and the Army Research Office under grant DAAG-29-84-K-0005. Authors' addresses: J. R. Rohlicek, Bolt, Beranek

  18. R E P O R T S u m m e r 2 0 0 6 Vo l u m e S i x

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    Media Bias: It's Real, But Surprising 27 New Progress in the Quest for Practical Hydrogen Power F e transformed by a visionary endowment from Lloyd Cotsen. 8 A Cauldron of Scientific Discovery The Molecular COLLEGE MARKETING Harlan Lebo, Director MEDIA RELATIONS Meg Sullivan Stuart Wolpert DESIGN Robin Weisz

  19. Partially Reflected Diffusion

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    A. Singer; Z. Schuss; D. Holcman

    2007-09-02

    The radiation (reaction, Robin) boundary condition for the continuum diffusion equation is widely used in chemical and biological applications to express reactive boundaries. The underlying trajectories of the diffusing particles are believed to be partially absorbed and partially reflected at the reactive boundary, however, the relation between the reaction (radiation) constant in the Robin boundary condition and the reflection probability is still unclear. In this paper we clarify the issue by finding the relation between the reaction (radiation) constant and the absorption probability of the diffusing trajectories at the boundary. We analyze the Euler scheme for the underlying It\\^o dynamics, which is assumed to have variable drift and diffusion tensor, with partial reflection at the boundary. Trajectories that cross the boundary are terminated with a given probability and otherwise are reflected in a normal or oblique direction. We use boundary layer analysis of the corresponding Wiener path integral to resolve the non-uniform convergence of the probability density function of the numerical scheme to the solution of the Fokker-Planck equation with the Robin boundary condition, as the time step is decreased. We show that the Robin boundary condition is recovered in the limit iff trajectories are reflected in the co-normal direction. We find the relation of the reactive constant to the termination probability. We show the effect of using the new relation in numerical simulations.

  20. Fingerprints of the nodal structure of autoionizing vibrational wave functions in clusters: Interatomic Coulombic decay in Ne dimer

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    Moiseyev, Nimrod

    Fingerprints of the nodal structure of autoionizing vibrational wave functions in clusters of Nonlinear Physics in Complex Systems, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel Robin the autoionizing electron or the Ne kinetic energy distributions. This phenomenon is associated with the properties

  1. Relation algebra reducts of cylindric algebras and an application to proof theory

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    Hodkinson, Ian

    Relation algebra reducts of cylindric algebras and an application to proof theory Robin Hirsch, Ian of cylindric algebras made in 1969 by J. D. Monk, confirm a later conjecture by Maddux about relation algebras obtained from cylindric algebras, and solve a problem raised by Tarski and Givant. These results

  2. Misclassification bias: diversity in conceptualisations about having `had sex'

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    Misclassification bias: diversity in conceptualisations about having `had sex' Stephanie A. SandersA,C,F and Robin R. MilhausenA,C,G A The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Morrison of the word `sex' has implications for both medical research and clinical practice. Little is known about how

  3. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON LARGE DAMS

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    Bowles, David S.

    Q76-R INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON LARGE DAMS 20TH CONGRESS BEIJING, CHINA THE STATUS OF METHODS FOR ESTIMATION OF THE PROBABILITY OF FAILURE OF DAMS FOR USE IN QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT (* ) Robin FELL. INTRODUCTION The use of Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) techniques to assist in dam safety management

  4. The cyclopropyl cation 

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    Hampton, Loyd Ernest

    1969-01-01

    . , ~99' 1 (1932) ~ NHH N N02 H01, HHO CH2=CH-CH2-OH studying the phenolysis of various l, l-dichlorooyclopro- panes (Q) in phenol-sodium phenoxide solutions, G. C. Robin- son found no evidence for products containing a cyclo- prooane. The products...

  5. Radiation trapping in a cold atomic gas Guillaume Labeyrie,1

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    field of study deals with the transport of near resonant light in such media. Using cold atoms, one can at the end of the 20th century that studies of light transport in optically thick clouds of cold atomsRadiation trapping in a cold atomic gas Guillaume Labeyrie,1 Robin Kaiser,1, and Dominique Delande

  6. Edinburgh Research Explorer Implementing the Research Data Management Policy

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    Millar, Andrew J.

    , 'Implementing the Research Data Management Policy: University of Edinburgh Roadmap' International Journal Roadmap194 The International Journal of Digital Curation Volume 8, Issue 2 | 2013 Implementing the Research Data Management Policy: University of Edinburgh Roadmap Robin Rice, Cuna Ekmekcioglu, Jeff Haywood

  7. The following contribution was presented at the 28. European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

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    and Exhibition in Paris, France. 30.9.2013 - 4.10.2013 #12;ROUND ROBINS OF SOLAR CELLS TO EVALUATE MEASUREMENT deviations cannot be assessed without comparisons with other institutes. The comparisons were performed, ESTI, ISE, NREL and PTB. Calibration institutions regularly ship solar cells to each other

  8. SPATIAL VARIABILITY AND SOURCE-RECEPTOR RELATIONS AT A STREET INTERSECTION

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    Savory, Eric

    .robins@surrey.ac.uk, fax: +44 (0) 1483 259546) Abstract. A wind tunnel study of dispersion at a simple urban intersection-set in the street alignment or a change of orientation relative to the wind, were suffi- cient to establish to the immediate vicinity of the intersection. Keywords: air quality, dispersion modelling, intersections, street

  9. CULHAM LOCAL LIAISON COMMITTEE Meeting Reference CLLC(12)M1

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    Jones (CCFE) Ms Catherine Soltane (EFDA-JET) Mr Mike Hurp (CCFE) Cllr David Turner (OCC) Cllr T De Vere Engines) Mr Robin Holcombe (European School) Ms Kerry Broom (HPA) Apologies Dr Karl Littlewood with the NDA activities. 4. General developments Steve Cowley reported that: · At some point in the future JET

  10. Yurok Retroflection and Vowel Symbolism in Proto-Algic

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    Proulx, Paul

    1982-01-01

    ), and by the Melville and Elizabeth Jacobs Research Fund, Whatcom Museum Foundation, Bellingham, Washington. The principle informant was Mrs. Florence Shaughnessy of Requoi (who also served as principle informant to R.H. Robins in the 1950's, and to Howard Berman...

  11. doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00600.2010 301:R276-R284, 2011. First published 8 June 2011;Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol

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    Karasov, William H.

    , and this influences ecological niche partitioning. But some birds, such as wild house sparrow (Passer domesticus. Houses sparrows and many other birds absorb hydrolyzed water-soluble monomers, such as glucose, mainly-soluble toxins. Also, reliance of American robins (Turdus migratorius) on passive absorption makes them less

  12. A 3D STOCHASTIC CLOUD MODEL FOR INVESTIGATING THE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES OF INHOMOGENEOUS CIRRUS CLOUDS

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    Hogan, Robin

    A 3D STOCHASTIC CLOUD MODEL FOR INVESTIGATING THE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES OF INHOMOGENEOUS CIRRUS CLOUDS Robin J. Hogan and Sarah F. Kew ¡ Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom 1 INTRODUCTION The importance of ice clouds on the earth's radiation budget

  13. A Transparent Runtime Data Distribution Engine for OpenMP Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos

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    Nikolopoulos, Dimitris

    A Transparent Runtime Data Distribution Engine for OpenMP Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos ¡ , Theodore architectures, reasonably balanced page placement schemes, such as round-robin or random distribution, incur modest performance losses. Second, the paper presents a transparent, user-level page migration engine

  14. The Virtual Service Grid: An Architecture for Delivering High-End Network Services

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    Weissman, Jon

    , rep- lication, and fault transparency to clients accessing remotely deployed high-end services. One commonly the client requests are sent to the replicas in a round-robin fashion to achieve load bal- ance. The advantage of this approach is that replication is transparent to the client and performance improves

  15. Rising from the ashes: Coal ash in recycling and construction

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    Naquin, D.

    1998-02-01

    Beneficial Ash Management (BAM, Clearfield, Pa.) has won an environmental award for its use of ash and other waste to fight acid mine drainage. The company`s workers take various waste materials, mainly fly ash from coal-burning plants, to make a cement-like material or grouting, says Ernest Roselli, BAM president. The grouting covers the soil, which helps prevent water from contacting materials. This, in turn, helps control chemical reactions, reducing or eliminating formation of acid mine drainage. The company is restoring the 1,400-acre Bark Camp coal mine site near Penfield in Clearfield County, Pa. Under a no-cost contract with the state of Pennsylvania, BAM is using boiler slag, causticizing byproducts (lime) and nonreclaimable clarifier sludge from International Paper Co. (Erie, Pa.). The mine reclamation techniques developed and monitored at the site include using man-made wetlands to treat acid mine drainage and testing anhydrous ammonia as a similar treatment agent. BAM researches and tests fly ash mixed with lime-based activators as fill material for land reclamation, and develops and uses artificial soil material from paper mill and tannery biosolids.

  16. Hybrid Geometric Feedback Control of Three-Dimensional Bipedal Robotic Walkers with Knees and Feet 

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    Sinnet, Ryan Wesley

    2012-07-16

    &M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved by: Chair of Committee, Aaron D. Ames Committee Members, Gholamreza Langari Richard J. Malak Robin R. Murphy Head of Department, Dennis O?Neal May 2011... Committee: Dr. Aaron D. Ames This thesis poses a feedback control method for obtaining humanlike bipedal walking on a human-inspired hybrid biped model. The end goal was to understand better the fundamental mechanisms that underlie bipedal walking...

  17. School Conditions Will Continue to Earn Failing Grades 

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    Sonne, J. K.; Vieira, R. K.; Cummings, J. B.

    2006-01-01

    Will Continue to Earn Failing Grades Jeffrey K. Sonne Senior Research Engineer Robin K. Vieira Director, Buildings Research Division Florida Solar Energy Center Cocoa, Florida James B. Cummings Program Manager ABSTRACT This study addresses... (dehumidification) performance. • Cooling system fans can be set to fan “on” on days when the outdoor dew point temperature is say 62 o F or below. • After making changes, monitor indoor relative humidity during hot and humid weather. If reducing air handler...

  18. The problem of love from Sartre and Beauvoir to Irigaray 

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    Miller, Shaun Douglas

    2007-09-17

    fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS Approved by: Chair of Committee, Michael Hand Committee Members, Theodore George Marian Eide Head of Department, Robin Smith May 2006 Major Subject... questions. I am still thinking about the questions. And thanks to Dr. Marian Eide for giving me a different approach to this topic and how I could further this thesis into other projects. Each of them has sacrificed their schedules and obligations...

  19. A View of the Cardiovascular Device Industry 

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    Cisneros, Daniel Aaron

    2013-04-26

    -1 A VIEW OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICE INDUSTRY A Record of Study by DANIEL AARON CISNEROS Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR... OF ENGINEERING Approved by: Chair of Committee, James E. Moore Committee Members, John C. Criscione Fred Clubb Richard H. Lester William Altman Andreas Gute Coordinator, College of Engineering, Robin Autenrieth May 2013 Major Subject...

  20. Powering Mars Rovers

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    Stewert, Robin;

    2013-05-28

    INL scientists are doing their best to help solve our energy problems here on Earth. But did you know the lab is playing a key role in the exploration of other worlds, too? Meet INL Engineer Robin Stewart helps build and test generators that power NASA missions to Pluto and Mars. You can learn more about INL projects at http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  1. Toward Statewide Implementation of the Surface Performance Graded Specification for Chip Seal Binders 

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    Chang, Shi

    2015-08-11

    Epps Martin Jon Epps Charles Glover Robin Autenrieth August 2015 Major Subject: Civil Engineering Copyright 2015 Shi Chang Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of ii ABSTRACT Over the past 15 years, a... my thesis without the guidance of my committee members, support from my family, and help from friends. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my advisor, Dr. Amy Epps Martin, for her excellent guidance, patience, caring and providing me...

  2. To Preserve the Mountains and the Community: Indigenous Ecotourism as a Sustainable Development Strategy

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    Grieves, Maggie; Adler, Marina; King, Robin

    2014-01-01

    and Research, Vol. 33 TO PRESERVE THE MOUNTAINS AND THE COMMUNITY: INDIGENOUS ECOTOURISM AS A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY MAGGIE GRIEVES University of Maryland, Baltimore County MARINA ADLER University of Maryland, Baltimore County ROBIN KING... wanted to give the mountains a better treatment. Community goals included the expansion of forestry and ecotourism projects. Overall, the community wanted to increase productive projects to improve their economic wellbeing. Their strategy...

  3. The effective spectral irradiance of ultra-violet radiations from inert-gas-shielded welding processes in relation to the ARC current density 

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    DeVore, Robin Kent

    1973-01-01

    fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1973 Major Subject: Industrial Hygiene THE EFFECTIVE SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE OF ULTRAVIOLET RADIATIONS FROM INERT-GAS-SHIELDED WELDING PROCESSES IN RELATION TO THE ARC CURRENT... DENSITY A Thesis by ROBIN KENT DEVORE Approved as to style and content by: C alarm n of o itte Hea o partment e er Member December 1973 ABSTRACT The Effective Spectral Irradiance of Ultraviolet Radiations from Inert-Gas-Shielded Welding...

  4. In situ soil reclamation by air stripping and sludge uptake 

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    Carden?osa-Mendoza, Mauricio

    1989-01-01

    IN SITU SOIL RECLAMATION BY AIR STRIPPING AND SLUDGE UPTAKE A Thesis by MAURICIO CARDENOSA-MENDOZA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A & M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE August 1989 Major Subject: Civil Engineering IN SITU SOIL RECLAMATION BY AIR STRIPPING AND SLUDGE UPTAKE A Thesis by MAURICIO CARDENOSA-MENDOZA Approved as to style and content by: Robin . Autenrieth (Chair of comittee) James S. Bonner...

  5. Phase patterns of coupled oscillators with application to wireless communication

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    Arenas, A.

    2008-01-02

    Here we study the plausibility of a phase oscillators dynamical model for TDMA in wireless communication networks. We show that emerging patterns of phase locking states between oscillators can eventually oscillate in a round-robin schedule, in a similar way to models of pulse coupled oscillators designed to this end. The results open the door for new communication protocols in a continuous interacting networks of wireless communication devices.

  6. Slip and Dilation Tendency Analysis of the Patua Geothermal Area

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    Faulds, James E.

    2013-12-31

    Stress field variation within each focus area was approximated based on regional published data and the world stress database (Hickman et al., 2000; Hickman et al., 1998 Robertson-Tait et al., 2004; Hickman and Davatzes, 2010; Davatzes and Hickman, 2006; Blake and Davatzes 2011; Blake and Davatzes, 2012; Moeck et al., 2010; Moos and Ronne, 2010 and Reinecker et al., 2005) as well as local stress information if applicable. For faults within these focus systems we applied either a normal faulting stress regime where the vertical stress (sv) is larger than the maximum horizontal stress (shmax) which is larger than the minimum horizontal stress (sv>shmax>shmin) or strike-slip faulting stress regime where the maximum horizontal stress (shmax) is larger than the vertical stress (sv) which is larger than the minimum horizontal stress (shmax >sv>shmin) depending on the general tectonic province of the system. Based on visual inspection of the limited stress magnitude data in the Great Basin we used magnitudes such that shmin/shmax = .527 and shmin/sv= .46, which are consistent with complete and partial stress field determinations from Desert Peak, Coso, the Fallon area and Dixie valley (Hickman et al., 2000; Hickman et al., 1998 Robertson-Tait et al., 2004; Hickman and Davatzes, 2011; Davatzes and Hickman, 2006; Blake and Davatzes 2011; Blake and Davatzes, 2012). Slip and dilation tendency analysis for the Patua geothermal system was calculated based on faults mapped in the Hazen Quadrangle (Faulds et al., 2011). Patua lies near the margin between the Basin and Range province, which is characterized by west-northwest directed extension and the Walker Lane province, characterized by west-northwest directed dextral shear. As such, the Patua area likely has been affected by tectonic stress associated with either or both of stress regimes over geologic time. In order to characterize this stress variation we calculated slip tendency at Patua for both normal faulting and strike slip faulting stress regimes. Based on examination of regional and local stress data (as explained above) we applied at shmin direction of 105 to Patua. Whether the vertical stress (sv) magnitude is larger than ...

  7. Slip and Dilation Tendency Analysis of the Patua Geothermal Area

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    Faulds, James E.

    Stress field variation within each focus area was approximated based on regional published data and the world stress database (Hickman et al., 2000; Hickman et al., 1998 Robertson-Tait et al., 2004; Hickman and Davatzes, 2010; Davatzes and Hickman, 2006; Blake and Davatzes 2011; Blake and Davatzes, 2012; Moeck et al., 2010; Moos and Ronne, 2010 and Reinecker et al., 2005) as well as local stress information if applicable. For faults within these focus systems we applied either a normal faulting stress regime where the vertical stress (sv) is larger than the maximum horizontal stress (shmax) which is larger than the minimum horizontal stress (sv>shmax>shmin) or strike-slip faulting stress regime where the maximum horizontal stress (shmax) is larger than the vertical stress (sv) which is larger than the minimum horizontal stress (shmax >sv>shmin) depending on the general tectonic province of the system. Based on visual inspection of the limited stress magnitude data in the Great Basin we used magnitudes such that shmin/shmax = .527 and shmin/sv= .46, which are consistent with complete and partial stress field determinations from Desert Peak, Coso, the Fallon area and Dixie valley (Hickman et al., 2000; Hickman et al., 1998 Robertson-Tait et al., 2004; Hickman and Davatzes, 2011; Davatzes and Hickman, 2006; Blake and Davatzes 2011; Blake and Davatzes, 2012). Slip and dilation tendency analysis for the Patua geothermal system was calculated based on faults mapped in the Hazen Quadrangle (Faulds et al., 2011). Patua lies near the margin between the Basin and Range province, which is characterized by west-northwest directed extension and the Walker Lane province, characterized by west-northwest directed dextral shear. As such, the Patua area likely has been affected by tectonic stress associated with either or both of stress regimes over geologic time. In order to characterize this stress variation we calculated slip tendency at Patua for both normal faulting and strike slip faulting stress regimes. Based on examination of regional and local stress data (as explained above) we applied at shmin direction of 105 to Patua. Whether the vertical stress (sv) magnitude is larger than ...

  8. ENERGY IMPACTS OF VARIOUS RESIDENTIAL MECHANICAL VENTILATION STRATEGIES 

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    Vieira, R.; Parker, D.; Lixing, G.; Wichers, M.

    2008-01-01

    in Energy Use with Eight Ventilation Strategies Tampa -5.00% 0.00% 5.00% 10.00% 15.00% 20.00% 25.00% 30.00% 35.00% E n e r g y I n cr ea se fr o m N o V en t Supply Exhaust Balanced ERV 60% eff Runtime Vent (R-V) R-V 25% min R-V 25% max R-V 25% min... OF VARIOUS RESIDENTIAL MECHANICAL VENTILATION STRATEGIES Robin K. Vieira, Buildings. Research Division Director Danny S. Parker Principal Research Scientist Lixing Gu Principal Research Engineer Michael Wichers Technical Specialist Florida...

  9. Circulating peroxiredoxin 4 and type 2 diabetes risk: the Prevention of Renal and Vascular Endstage Disease (PREVEND) study

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    Abbasi, Ali; Corpeleijn, Eva; Gansevoort, Ron T.; Gans, Rijk O. B.; Struck, Joachim; Schulte, Janin; Hillege, Hans L.; van der Harst, Pim; Stolk, Ronald P.; Navis, Gerjan; Bakker, Stephan J. L.

    2014-06-04

    is an employee of Thermo Fisher Scientific/BRAHMS GmbH, the manufacturer of the Prx4 assay. JSt was an employee of Thermo Fisher Scientific/BRAHMSGmbH at the time of the study. BRAHMS GmbH holds patent rights to the Prx4 assay. The present study was not financed... (2006) Reactive oxygen species have a causal role in multiple forms of insulin resistance. Nature 440: 944–948 34. Wood ZA, Schroder E, Robin Harris J, Poole LB (2003) Structure, mechanism and regulation of peroxiredoxins. Trends Biochem Sci 28:32–40 35...

  10. The C-RORC PCIe Card and its Application in the ALICE and ATLAS Experiments

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    Engel, H; Costa, F; Crone, G J; Eschweiler, D; Francis, D; Green, B; Joos, M; Kebschull, U; Kiss, T; Kugel, A; Panduro Vasquez, J G; Soos, C; Teixeira-Dias, P; Tremblet, L; Vande Vyvre, P; Vandelli, W; Vermeulen, J C; Werner, P; Wickens, F J

    2015-01-01

    The ALICE and ATLAS DAQ systems read out detector data via point-to-point serial links into custom hardware modules, the ALICE RORC and ATLAS ROBIN. To meet the increase in operational requirements both experiments are replacing their respective modules with a new common module, the C-RORC. This card, developed by ALICE, implements a PCIe Gen 2 x8 interface and interfaces to twelve optical links via three QSFP transceivers. This paper presents the design of the C-RORC, its performance and its application in the ALICE and ATLAS experiments.

  11. Analytical and Experimental Assessment of an AASHTO I-girder Type I Prestressed with AFRP Tendons 

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    Cummings, Wesley David

    2014-12-12

    stream_source_info CUMMINGS-THESIS-2014.pdf.txt stream_content_type text/plain stream_size 183801 Content-Encoding ISO-8859-1 stream_name CUMMINGS-THESIS-2014.pdf.txt Content-Type text/plain; charset=ISO-8859... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Chair of Committee, Stefan Hurlebaus Committee Members, John B. Mander Anastasia H. Muliana Head of Department, Robin Autenrieth December 2014 Major Subject: Civil Engineering Copyright 2014...

  12. Inspection of Nickel Alloy Welds: Results from Five Year International Program

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    Prokofiev, Iouri; Cumblidge, Stephen E.; Doctor, Steven R.

    2011-06-23

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission established and coordinated the international Program for the Inspection of Nickel alloy Components (PINC). The goal of PINC was to evaluate the capabilities of various nondestructive examination (NDE) techniques to detect and characterize primary water stress corrosion cracking (PWSCC) in dissimilar metal welds. Round-robin results showed that a combination of conventional and phased-array ultrasound provide the highest performance for flaw detection and depth sizing in dissimilar metal piping welds. The effective detection of flaws in bottom-mounted instrumentation penetrations by eddy current and ultrasound shows that it may be possible to reliably inspect these components in the field.

  13. Human nature is finer: John Keats's use of the pathetic fallacy in the 1820 volume of poetry 

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    Pharis, Mary Jane Fleming

    1979-01-01

    'S PATHETIC FALLACIES IN THE FIVE 39 ODES AND THE MINOR POEMS 47 Introduction "Ode to a Nightingale" "Ode on a Grecian Urn" "Ode to Psyche" " T o Au turn n " 49 51 53 54 "Ode on Melancholy" "Fancy" "Lines on the Mermaid Tavern" "Robin Hood" 55... by what he ex- periences according to his mood: "gay, " "enthusiastic, " "melancholy, " or "passionate, " and, therefore, uses the pathetic fallacy (p. 210). Ruskin claims, further dis- tinguishing the two orders, that "the greatest poets do not often...

  14. Germination of yaupon (Ilex vomitoria Ait.) seed 

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    Fleming, Carl Michael

    1970-01-01

    . This species also is highly regarded as an ornamental plant (Jensen, 1955), primarily for its berry production. The berries are also readily eaten by migrat- ing robins, ceda waxwings and various other birds and mammals. Yaupon is propagated commercially... of the embryo of the American holly is extremely small. nor. more than 4 & 10 4 that of the endosperm {Ives, 1923). Ives further concluded that the embryo of American holly is never dormant, but has a long period (8-12 months) of development. Jensen (1955...

  15. Coordinate Measuring Machine Pit Artifact Inspection Procedure

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    Montano, Joshua D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2012-07-31

    The goal of this document is to outline a procedure for dimensional measurement of Los Alamos National Laboratory's CMM Pit Artifact. This procedure will be used by the Manufacturing Practice's Inspection Technology Subgroup of the Interagency Manufacturing Operations Group and Joint Operations Weapon Operations Group (IMOG/JOWOG 39) round robin participants. The intent is to assess the state of industry within the Nuclear Weapons Complex for measurements made on this type of part and find which current measurement strategies and techniques produce the best results.

  16. Dark Fantasies Issue 2 

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    Multiple Contributors

    1994-01-01

    ,77,78,79 Barbara Fister-Liltz .. 15,19,23,51,53, Valeda Verse ....... 88 57,58,108,116 PHOTO CREDITS Krista Conaway ..... Page 123, bottom ShadowCon ... Pg. 17, pg. 18 top three; Liz Kaul. . . Pg. 123, top left--Judith pg. 72; pg . 122 bottom left & Gregory... Trask, 1897 flashback Beth Tigner &Kat Evans ... pg. 122 top Jerry Pinard ... pg. 123, top right (right photo from Mary Hartman, Marcy Robin .... Pg. 18, bottom two; Mary Hartman) pg . 122 bottom right Photo on pg. 69 from the movie "The Housekeeper...

  17. John H. Abel '90P 'F/S ++ Karen A. Adams '89G 'F/S ++

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    Napier, Terrence

    /S Patricia A. Chase '74 'F/S ++ Thomas Chaves '85 P'07 John C. Chen 'F/S Hedy Chou '85P 'F/S Ye T. Chou '85P '89G Robin D. Dougherty 'F/S Lauren A. Dow 'F/S Linda E. Dreisbach 'F/S George J. DuPaul 'F/S '13P/S ++ Donald E. Hall 'F/S Elsie W. Hamel '99 '01G '07G '84P '87P '01P 'F/S Paul C. Hanks '81 '93G '11P 'F

  18. A testpart for interdisciplinary analyses in micro production engineering

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    Möhring, H. -C.; Kersting, P.; Carmignato, S.; Yagüe-Fabra, J. A.; Maestro, M.; Jiménez, R.; Ferraris, E.; Tunc, L. T.; Bleicher, F.; Wits, W. W.; Walczak, K.; Hedlind, M.

    2015-04-26

    In 2011, a round robin test was initiated within the group of CIRP Research Affiliates. The aim was to establish a platform for linking interdisciplinary research in order to share the expertise and experiences of participants all over the world. This paper introduces a testpart which has been designed to allow an analysis of different manufacturing technologies, simulation methods, machinery and metrology as well as process and production planning aspects. Current investigations are presented focusing on the machining and additive processes to produce the geometry, simulation approaches, machine analysis, and a comparison of measuring technologies. Challenges and limitations regarding the manufacturing and evaluation of the testpart features by the applied methods are discussed.

  19. PowerPoint Presentation

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration wouldMass mapSpeedingProgram Guidelines This document w w w.pv -CLOUDA. Klein,NazimRobin Hogan

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration wouldMass mapSpeedingProgram Guidelines This document w w w.pv -CLOUDA. Klein,NazimRobin

  1. Microsoft Outlook - Memo Style

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  2. Microsoft Outlook - Memo Style

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  3. Microsoft PowerPoint - 10_BILL_WANDERER_REVISED HEU Agreement NMMSS Briefing_30 April 2014.pptx

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  6. Microsoft PowerPoint - 11FY07.PPT

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  9. A Convective-like Energy-Stable Open Boundary Condition for Simulations of Incompressible Flows

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    Dong, Suchuan

    2015-01-01

    We present a new energy-stable open boundary condition, and an associated numerical algorithm, for simulating incompressible flows with outflow/open boundaries. This open boundary condition ensures the energy stability of the system, even when strong vortices or backflows occur at the outflow boundary. Under certain situations it can be reduced to a form that can be analogized to the usual convective boundary condition. One prominent feature of this boundary condition is that it provides a control over the velocity on the outflow/open boundary. This is not available with the other energy-stable open boundary conditions from previous works. Our numerical algorithm treats the proposed open boundary condition based on a rotational velocity-correction type strategy. It gives rise to a Robin-type condition for the discrete pressure and a Robin-type condition for the discrete velocity on the outflow/open boundary, respectively at the pressure and the velocity sub-steps. We present extensive numerical experiments on...

  10. USING MULTIRAIL NETWORKS IN HIGH-PERFORMANCE CLUSTERS

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    Coll, S. (Salvador); Fratchtenberg, E. (Eithan); Petrini, F. (Fabrizio); Hoisie, A. (Adolfy); Gurvits, L. (Leonid)

    2001-01-01

    Using multiple independent networks (also known as rails) is an emerging technique to overcome bandwidth limitations and enhance fault tolerance of current high-performance clusters. We present an extensive experimental comparison of the behavior of various allocation schemes in terms of bandwidth and latency. We show that striping messages over multiple rails can substantially reduce network latency, depending on average message size, network load, and allocation scheme. The compared methods include a basic round-robin rail allocation, a local-dynamic allocation based on local knowledge, and a dynamic rail allocation that reserves both communication endpoints of a message before sending it. The last method is shown to perform better than the others at higher loads: up to 49% better than local-knowledge allocation and 37% better than the round-robin allocation. This allocation scheme also shows lower latency and it saturates on higher loads (for messages large enough). Most importantly, this proposed allocation scheme scales well with the number of rails and message sizes. In addition we propose a hybrid algorithm that combines the benefits of the local-dynamic for short messages with those of the dynamic algorithm for large messages. Keywords: Communication Protocols, High-Performance Interconnection Networks, Performance Evaluation, Routing, Communication Libraries, Parallel Architectures.

  11. Cesium Delivery System for Negative Ion Source at IPR

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    Bansal, G.; Pandya, K.; Soni, J.; Gahlaut, A.; Parmar, K. G. [Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 382 428 (India); Bandyopadhyay, M.; Chakraborty, A.; Singh, M. J. [ITER- India, Institute for Plasma Research, A-29, Sector 25, GIDC, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India)

    2011-09-26

    The technique of surface production of negative ions using cesium, Cs, has been efficiently exploited over the years for producing negative ion beams with increased current densities from negative ion sources used on neutral beam lines. Deposition of Cs on the source walls and the plasma grid lowers the work function and therefore enables a higher yield of H{sup -}, when hydrogen particles (H and/or H{sub x}{sup +}) strike these surfaces.A single driver RF based (100 kW, 1 MHz) negative ion source test bed, ROBIN, is being set up at IPR under a technical collaboration between IPR and IPP, Germany. The optimization of the Cs oven design to be used on this facility as well as multidriver sources is underway. The characterization experiments of such a Cs delivery system with a 1 g Cs inventory have been carried out using surface ionization technique. The experiments have been carried by delivering Cs into a vacuum chamber without plasma. The linear motion of the surface ionization detector, SID, attached with a linear motion feedthrough allows measuring the angular distribution of the Cs coming out of the oven. Based on the experimental results, a Cs oven for ROBIN has been proposed. The Cs oven design and experimental results of the prototype Cs oven are reported and discussed in the paper.

  12. Numerical calculation of protein-ligand binding rates through solution of the Smoluchowski equation using smoothed particle hydrodynamics

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    Pan, Wenxiao; Daily, Michael; Baker, Nathan A.

    2015-05-07

    Background: The calculation of diffusion-controlled ligand binding rates is important for understanding enzyme mechanisms as well as designing enzyme inhibitors. Methods: We demonstrate the accuracy and effectiveness of a Lagrangian particle-based method, smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), to study diffusion in biomolecular systems by numerically solving the time-dependent Smoluchowski equation for continuum diffusion. Unlike previous studies, a reactive Robin boundary condition (BC), rather than the absolute absorbing (Dirichlet) BC, is considered on the reactive boundaries. This new BC treatment allows for the analysis of enzymes with “imperfect” reaction rates. Results: The numerical method is first verified in simple systems and thenmore »applied to the calculation of ligand binding to a mouse acetylcholinesterase (mAChE) monomer. Rates for inhibitor binding to mAChE are calculated at various ionic strengths and compared with experiment and other numerical methods. We find that imposition of the Robin BC improves agreement between calculated and experimental reaction rates. Conclusions: Although this initial application focuses on a single monomer system, our new method provides a framework to explore broader applications of SPH in larger-scale biomolecular complexes by taking advantage of its Lagrangian particle-based nature.« less

  13. Nobody but You: Sensor Selection for Voltage Regulation in Smart Grid

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    Mao, Rukun

    2011-01-01

    The increasing availability of distributed energy resources (DERs) and sensors in smart grid, as well as overlaying communication network, provides substantial potential benefits for improving the power system's reliability. In this paper, the problem of sensor selection is studied for the MAC layer design of wireless sensor networks for regulating the voltages in smart grid. The framework of hybrid dynamical system is proposed, using Kalman filter for voltage state estimation and LQR feedback control for voltage adjustment. The approach to obtain the optimal sensor selection sequence is studied. A sub- optimal sequence is obtained by applying the sliding window algorithm. Simulation results show that the proposed sensor selection strategy achieves a 40% performance gain over the baseline algorithm of the round-robin sensor polling.

  14. Dynamics of a rigid non-rotating projectile penetrating the earth media 

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    Rohani-Najafabadi, Behzad

    1966-01-01

    (- a ( dv) H Gz 0 dv) jt V (4-7) 2. 2 (CRH) 160 9 4-I 4J 120 0 0 80 40 40 80 120 160 200 240 Impact Velocity (fps) Fig. 4-1 Impact Velocity Versus Critical Velocity. 34 or it is the ratio of deceleration at impact to impact velocity (Vo.... The solutions for maximum penetration are V 2 Robins-Euler: P 0 2c (2-5) Poncelet: 1 aV P = ? In[1 & ? ] 0 2a c (2-6) Resal: 2 1 aV P = ? Inf1 + ? ] 2a b (2-7) where P = maximum penetration depth V = impact velocity 0 a, b, c = constants In 1910...

  15. Hamiltonian description of the parametrized scalar field in bounded spatial regions

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    G., J Fernando Barbero; Villaseñor, Eduardo J S

    2015-01-01

    We study the Hamiltonian formulation for a parametrized scalar field in a regular bounded spatial region subject to Dirichlet, Neumann and Robin boundary conditions. We generalize the work carried out by a number of authors on parametrized field systems to the interesting case where spatial boundaries are present. The configuration space of our models contains both smooth scalar fields defined on the spatial manifold and spacelike embeddings from the spatial manifold to a target spacetime endowed with a fixed Lorentzian background metric. We pay particular attention to the geometry of the infinite dimensional manifold of embeddings and the description of the relevant geometric objects: the symplectic form on the primary constraint submanifold and the Hamiltonian vector fields defined on it.

  16. Perfect transmission scattering as a PT-symmetric spectral problem

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    H. Hernandez-Coronado; D. Krejcirik; P. Siegl

    2010-11-18

    We establish that a perfect-transmission scattering problem can be described by a class of parity and time reversal symmetric operators and hereby we provide a scenario for understanding and implementing the corresponding quasi-Hermitian quantum mechanical framework from the physical viewpoint. One of the most interesting features of the analysis is that the complex eigenvalues of the underlying non-Hermitian problem, associated with a reflectionless scattering system, lead to the loss of perfect-transmission energies as the parameters characterizing the scattering potential are varied. On the other hand, the scattering data can serve to describe the spectrum of a large class of Schroedinger operators with complex Robin boundary conditions.

  17. The World of Dark Shadows Issue 19 

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    Multiple Contributors

    1978-01-01

    '111£ ill rId of Dl1rJ{ ShadoUls 'ThOy£f Douid - "In his mEmory." VolumE no.l9 wl,r .orlll (Of Dark t}~nllCluts ~-October, 1978 , h P-entagrarn Publ i cat i on. Bi monthly­ fanzine / fan club. Sl.50 per issue; 3 f or J4.50; ( f or i9...:00 or make your own subscription. I From Kathy Resch, PO Box 2262 l1ission Sea., Santa Cl a r a, Ce;. 950~. ' Writers this issue: Barb Fi st er-Liltz, Geoffrey Hamell, Li Gsa Hoffman, Kathleen Resch, Marcy Robin, Sandy Smith, J eff Thompson...

  18. Multiscale modeling of solar cells with interface phenomena

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    Foster, David H; Peszynska, Malgorzata; Schneider, Guenter

    2013-01-01

    We describe a mathematical model for heterojunctions in semiconductors which can be used, e.g., for modeling higher efficiency solar cells. The continuum model involves well-known drift-diffusion equations posed away from the interface. These are coupled with interface conditions with a nonhomogeneous jump for the potential, and Robin-like interface conditions for carrier transport. The interface conditions arise from approximating the interface region by a lower-dimensional manifold. The data for the interface conditions are calculated by a Density Functional Theory (DFT) model over a few atomic layers comprising the interface region. We propose a domain decomposition method (DDM) approach to decouple the continuum model on subdomains which is implemented in every step of the Gummel iteration. We show results for CIGS/CdS, Si/ZnS, and Si/GaAs heterojunctions.

  19. Complete genome sequence of Leptotrichia buccalis type strain (C-1013-bT)

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    Ivanova, N; Gronow, Sabine; Lapidus, Alla L.; Copeland, A; Glavina Del Rio, Tijana; Nolan, Matt; Lucas, Susan; Chen, Feng; Tice, Hope; Cheng, Jan-Fang; Saunders, Elizabeth H; Bruce, David; Goodwin, Lynne A.; Detter, J. Chris; Han, Cliff; Pitluck, Sam; Mikhailova, Natalia; Pati, Amrita; Mavromatis, K; Chen, Amy; Palaniappan, Krishna; Land, Miriam L; Hauser, Loren John; Chang, Yun-Juan; Jeffries, Cynthia; Chain, Patrick S. G.; Rohde, Christine; Goker, Markus; Bristow, James; Eisen, Jonathan; Markowitz, Victor; Hugenholtz, Philip; Kyrpides, Nikos C; Klenk, Hans-Peter

    2009-01-01

    Leptotrichia buccalis (Robin 1853) Trevisan 1879 is the type species of the genus, and is of phylogenetic interest because of its isolated location in the sparsely populated and neither taxonomically nor genomically adequately accessed family 'Leptotrichiaceae' within the phylum 'Fusobacteria'. Species of Leptotrichia are large, fusiform, non-motile, non-sporulating rods, which often populate the human oral flora. L. buccalis is anaerobic to aerotolerant, and saccharolytic. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. This is the first complete genome sequence of the order 'Fusobacteriales' and no more than the second sequence from the phylum 'Fusobacteria'. The 2,465,610 bp long single replicon genome with its 2306 protein-coding and 61 RNA genes is a part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea project.

  20. A testpart for interdisciplinary analyses in micro production engineering

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    Möhring, H. -C.; Kersting, P.; Carmignato, S.; Yagüe-Fabra, J. A.; Maestro, M.; Jiménez, R.; Ferraris, E.; Tunc, L. T.; Bleicher, F.; Wits, W. W.; et al

    2015-04-26

    In 2011, a round robin test was initiated within the group of CIRP Research Affiliates. The aim was to establish a platform for linking interdisciplinary research in order to share the expertise and experiences of participants all over the world. This paper introduces a testpart which has been designed to allow an analysis of different manufacturing technologies, simulation methods, machinery and metrology as well as process and production planning aspects. Current investigations are presented focusing on the machining and additive processes to produce the geometry, simulation approaches, machine analysis, and a comparison of measuring technologies. Challenges and limitations regarding themore »manufacturing and evaluation of the testpart features by the applied methods are discussed.« less

  1. Complete genome sequence of Leptotrichia buccalis type strain (C-1013-bT)

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    Ivanova, Natalia; Gronow, Sabine; Lapidus, Alla; Copeland, Alex; Glavina Del Rio, Tijana; Nolan, Matt; Lucas, Susan; Chen, Feng; Tice, Hope; Cheng, Jan-Fang; Saunders, Liz; Bruce, David; Goodwin, Lynne; Brettin, Thomas; Detter, John C.; Han, Cliff; Pitluck, Sam; Mikhailova, Natalia; Pati, Amrita; Mavromatis, Konstantinos; Chen, Amy; Palaniappan, Krishna; Land, Miriam; Hauser, Loren; Chang, Yun-Juan; Jefferies, Cynthia C.; Chain, Patrick; Rohde, Christine; Goker, Markus; Bristow, Jim; Eisen, Jonathan A.; Markowitz, Victor; Hugenholtz, Philip; Kyrpides, Nikos C.; Klenk, Hans-Peter

    2009-05-20

    Leptotrichia buccalis (Robin 1853) Trevisan 1879 is the type species of the genus, and is of phylogenetic interest because of its isolated location in the sparsely populated and neither taxonomically nor genomically adequately accessed family 'Leptotrichiaceae' within the phylum 'Fusobacteria'. Species of Leptotrichia are large fusiform non-motile, non-sporulating rods, which often populate the human oral flora. L. buccalis is anaerobic to aerotolerant, and saccharolytic. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. This is the first complete genome sequence of the order 'Fusobacteriales' and no more than the second sequence from the phylum 'Fusobacteria'. The 2,465,610 bp long single replicon genome with its 2306 protein-coding and 61 RNA genes is a part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea project.

  2. Method and apparatus for routing data in an inter-nodal communications lattice of a massively parallel computer system by semi-randomly varying routing policies for different packets

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    Archer, Charles Jens (Rochester, MN); Musselman, Roy Glenn (Rochester, MN); Peters, Amanda (Rochester, MN); Pinnow, Kurt Walter (Rochester, MN); Swartz, Brent Allen (Chippewa Falls, WI); Wallenfelt, Brian Paul (Eden Prairie, MN)

    2010-11-23

    A massively parallel computer system contains an inter-nodal communications network of node-to-node links. Nodes vary a choice of routing policy for routing data in the network in a semi-random manner, so that similarly situated packets are not always routed along the same path. Semi-random variation of the routing policy tends to avoid certain local hot spots of network activity, which might otherwise arise using more consistent routing determinations. Preferably, the originating node chooses a routing policy for a packet, and all intermediate nodes in the path route the packet according to that policy. Policies may be rotated on a round-robin basis, selected by generating a random number, or otherwise varied.

  3. Examination of an Optical Transmittance Test for Photovoltaic Encapsulation Materials: Preprint

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    Miller, D. C.; Bengoechea, J.; Bokria, J. G.; Kohl, M.; Powell, N. E.; Smith, M. E.; White, M. D.; Wilson, H. R.; Wohlgemuth, J. H.

    2013-09-01

    The optical transmittance of encapsulation materials is a key characteristic for their use in photovoltaic (PV) modules. Changes in transmittance with time in the field affect module performance, which may impact product warranties. Transmittance is important in product development, module manufacturing, and field power production (both immediate and long-term). Therefore, an international standard (IEC 62788-1-4) has recently been proposed by the Encapsulation Task-Group within the Working Group 2 (WG2) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee 82 (TC82) for the quantification of the optical performance of PV encapsulation materials. Existing standards, such as ASTM E903, are general and more appropriately applied to concentrated solar power than to PV. Starting from the optical transmittance measurement, the solar-weighted transmittance of photon irradiance, yellowness index (which may be used in aging studies to assess durability), and ultraviolet (UV) cut-off wavelength may all be determined using the proposed standard. The details of the proposed test are described. The results of a round-robin experiment (for five materials) conducted at seven laboratories to validate the test procedure using representative materials are also presented. For example, the Encapsulation Group actively explored the measurement requirements (wavelength range and resolution), the requirements for the spectrophotometer (including the integrating sphere and instrument accessories, such as a depolarizer), specimen requirements (choice of glass-superstrate and -substrate), and data analysis (relative to the light that may be used in the PV application). The round-robin experiment identified both intra- and inter-laboratory instrument precision and bias for five encapsulation materials (encompassing a range of transmittance and haze-formation characteristics).

  4. Engineering development of advanced physical fine coal cleaning technologies: Froth flotation. Quarterly technical progress report No. 9, October 1, 1990--December 31, 1990

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    Not Available

    1992-12-31

    The Task 6 effort involves three main elements including column cell development, flotation circuit testing and flotation cell modeling. The work outlined is to research column designs and operation parameters in developing an optimized column flotation cell (OCFC) to meet the overall program objectives. The test results obtained through this effort will be evaluated against the results obtained from the round-robin test program in Task 5. Any design parameters or operating conditions that are unique with the round-robin test winner that were not evaluated as part of the optimized column developments work will be reviewed and tested so as to incorporate all possible scenarios in presenting DOE with the best available flotation process for use in the 2 to 3 ton per hour POC. Following development of the OCFC, various flotation circuit configurations will be evaluated determine the ``best`` circuit design for the 2 to 3 ton per hour POC. Single and multiple stage flotation, grab and run,rougher/scavenger/cleaner, etc., test circuits will be tested as part of this effort. Upon completion of this test work, the ``best`` possible flotation cell will have been tested in a number of possible flotation circuit designs to possibly provide the ``best`` flotation approach in meeting the design criteria. In conjunction with the flotation test effort, model development work will be conducted to provide a tool in evaluating the various flotation circuit configurations and in predicting flotation performance. The model will be useful in selecting operating conditions in the POC and in evaluating the performance of the POC.

  5. Final Report, Volume 2, The Development of Qualification Standards for Cast Duplex Stainless Steel

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    Russell, Steven, W.; Lundin, Carl, W.

    2005-09-30

    The scope of testing cast Duplex Stainless Steel (DSS) required testing to several ASTM specifications, while formulating and conducting industry round robin tests to verify and study the reproducibility of the results. ASTM E562 (Standard Test Method for Determining Volume Fraction by Systematic manual Point Count) and ASTM A923 (Standard Test Methods for Detecting Detrimental Intermetallic Phase in Wrought Duplex Austenitic/Ferritic Stainless Steels) were the specifications utilized in conducting this work. An ASTM E562 industry round robin, ASTM A923 applicability study, ASTM A923 industry round robin, and an ASTM A923 study of the effectiveness of existing foundry solution annealing procedures for producing cast DSS without intermetallic phases were implemented. In the ASTM E562 study, 5 samples were extracted from various cast austenitic and DSS in order to have varying amounts of ferrite. Each sample was metallographically prepared by UT and sent to each of 8 participants for volume fraction of ferrite measurements. Volume fraction of ferrite was measured using manual point count per ASTM E562. FN was measured from the Feritescope�������® and converted to volume fraction of ferrite. Results indicate that ASTM E562 is applicable to DSS and the results have excellent lab-to-lab reproducibility. Also, volume fraction of ferrite conversions from the FN measured by the Feritescope�������® were similar to volume fraction of ferrite measured per ASTM E562. In the ASTM A923 applicability to cast DSS study, 8 different heat treatments were performed on 3 lots of ASTM A890-4A (CD3MN) castings and 1 lot of 2205 wrought DSS. The heat treatments were selected to produce a wide range of cooling rates and hold times in order to study the suitability of ASTM A923 to the response of varying amounts on intermetallic phases [117]. The test parameters were identical to those used to develop ASTM A923 for wrought DSS. Charpy V-notch impact samples were extracted from the castings and wrought DSS and tested per ASTM A923 method B (Charpy impact test). Method A (sodium hydroxide etch test) was performed on one half of a fractured Charpy V-notch impact sample and Method C (ferric chloride corrosion weight loss test) was performed on another half. Test results for the three cast lots and one wrought lot indicate that ASTM A923 is relevant for detecting intermetallic phases in cast DSS. In the ASTM A923 round robin study, five laboratories conducted ASTM A923 Methods A & C on cast DSS material and the lab-to-lab reproducibility of the data was determined. Two groups of samples were sent to the participants. Group 1 samples were tested per ASTM A923 Method A, group 2 samples were tested by ASTM A923 Method C. Testing procedures for this round robin study were identical to those used in the ASTM A923 applicability study. Results from this round robin indicate that there is excellent lab-to-lab reproducibility of ASTM A923 with respect to cast DSS and that ASTM A923 could be expanded to cover both wrought and cast DSS. In the ASTM A923 study of the effectiveness of existing foundry solution annealing procedures for producing cast DSS without intermetallic phases, Ten heats of ASTM A890-4A (CD3MN) in the foundry solution annealed condition were tested per ASTM A923 Methods A, B, & C. Testing of these materials per ASTM A923 was used to determine if the foundry solution anneal procedures were adequate to completely eliminate any intermetallic phases, which may have precipitated during the casting and subsequent heat treatment processes. All heats showed no sign of intermetallic phase per Method A, passed minimum Charpy impact energy requirements per Method B (> 40 ft-lbs @ -40�������°C (-40�������°F)), and showed negligible weight loss per Method C (< 10 mdd). These results indicate that the solution annealing procedure used by foundri

  6. Final Report, Volume 2, The Development of Qualification Standards for Cast Duplex Stainless Steel

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    Russell, Steven, W.; Lundin, Carl, D.

    2005-09-30

    The scope of testing cast Duplex Stainless Steel (DSS) required testing to several ASTM specifications, while formulating and conducting industry round robin tests to verify and study the reproducibility of the results. ASTM E562 (Standard Test Method for Determining Volume Fraction by Systematic manual Point Count) and ASTM A923 (Standard Test Methods for Detecting Detrimental Intermetallic Phase in Wrought Duplex Austenitic/Ferritic Stainless Steels) were the specifications utilized in conducting this work. An ASTM E562 industry round robin, ASTM A923 applicability study, ASTM A923 industry round robin, and an ASTM A923 study of the effectiveness of existing foundry solution annealing procedures for producing cast DSS without intermetallic phases were implemented. In the ASTM E562 study, 5 samples were extracted from various cast austenitic and DSS in order to have varying amounts of ferrite. Each sample was metallographically prepared by UT and sent to each of 8 participants for volume fraction of ferrite measurements. Volume fraction of ferrite was measured using manual point count per ASTM E562. FN was measured from the Feritescope{reg_sign} and converted to volume fraction of ferrite. Results indicate that ASTM E562 is applicable to DSS and the results have excellent lab-to-lab reproducibility. Also, volume fraction of ferrite conversions from the FN measured by the Feritescope{reg_sign} were similar to volume fraction of ferrite measured per ASTM E562. In the ASTM A923 applicability to cast DSS study, 8 different heat treatments were performed on 3 lots of ASTM A890-4A (CD3MN) castings and 1 lot of 2205 wrought DSS. The heat treatments were selected to produce a wide range of cooling rates and hold times in order to study the suitability of ASTM A923 to the response of varying amounts on intermetallic phases [117]. The test parameters were identical to those used to develop ASTM A923 for wrought DSS. Charpy V-notch impact samples were extracted from the castings and wrought DSS and tested per ASTM A923 method B (Charpy impact test). Method A (sodium hydroxide etch test) was performed on one half of a fractured Charpy V-notch impact sample and Method C (ferric chloride corrosion weight loss test) was performed on another half. Test results for the three cast lots and one wrought lot indicate that ASTM A923 is relevant for detecting intermetallic phases in cast DSS. In the ASTM A923 round robin study, five laboratories conducted ASTM A923 Methods A & C on cast DSS material and the lab-to-lab reproducibility of the data was determined. Two groups of samples were sent to the participants. Group 1 samples were tested per ASTM A923 Method A, group 2 samples were tested by ASTM A923 Method C. Testing procedures for this round robin study were identical to those used in the ASTM A923 applicability study. Results from this round robin indicate that there is excellent lab-to-lab reproducibility of ASTM A923 with respect to cast DSS and that ASTM A923 could be expanded to cover both wrought and cast DSS. In the ASTM A923 study of the effectiveness of existing foundry solution annealing procedures for producing cast DSS without intermetallic phases, Ten heats of ASTM A890-4A (CD3MN) in the foundry solution annealed condition were tested per ASTM A923 Methods A, B, & C. Testing of these materials per ASTM A923 was used to determine if the foundry solution anneal procedures were adequate to completely eliminate any intermetallic phases, which may have precipitated during the casting and subsequent heat treatment processes. All heats showed no sign of intermetallic phase per Method A, passed minimum Charpy impact energy requirements per Method B (> 40 ft-lbs {at} -40 C (-40 F)), and showed negligible weight loss per Method C (< 10 mdd). These results indicate that the solution annealing procedure used by foundries is adequate to produce a product free from intermetallic phases.

  7. Conceptual Design, Implementation and Commissioning of Data Acquisition and Control System for Negative Ion Source at IPR

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    Soni, Jignesh; Gahlaut, A.; Bansal, G.; Parmar, K. G.; Pandya, K.; Chakraborty, A.; Yadav, Ratnakar; Singh, M. J.; Bandyopadhyay, M.

    2011-09-26

    Negative ion Experimental facility has been setup at IPR. The facility consists of a RF based negative ion source (ROBIN)--procured under a license agreement with IPP Garching, as a replica of BATMAN, presently operating in IPP, 100 kW 1 MHz RF generators and a set of low and high voltage power supplies, vacuum system and diagnostics. 35 keV 10A H- beam is expected from this setup. Automated successful operation of the system requires an advanced, rugged, time proven and flexible control system. Further the data generated in the experimental phase needs to be acquired, monitored and analyzed to verify and judge the system performance. In the present test bed, this is done using a combination of PLC based control system and a PXI based data acquisition system. The control system consists of three different Siemens PLC systems viz. (1) S-7 400 PLC as a Master Control, (2) S-7 300 PLC for Vacuum system control and (3) C-7 PLC for RF generator control. Master control PLC directly controls all the subsystems except the Vacuum system and RF generator. The Vacuum system and RF generator have their own dedicated PLCs (S-7 300 and C-7 respectively). Further, these two PLC systems work as a slave for the Master control PLC system. Communication between PLC S-7 400, S-7 300 and central control room computer is done through Industrial Ethernet (IE). Control program and GUI are developed in Siemens Step-7 PLC programming software and Wincc SCADA software, respectively. There are approximately 150 analog and 200 digital control and monitoring signals required to perform complete closed loop control of the system. Since the source floats at high potential ({approx}35 kV); a combination of galvanic and fiber optic isolation has been implemented. PXI based Data Acquisition system (DAS) is a combination of PXI RT (Real time) system, front end signal conditioning electronics, host system and DAQ program. All the acquisition signals coming from various sub-systems are connected and acquired by the PXI RT system, through only fiber optics link for signal conditioning, electrical isolation and better noise immunity. Real time and Host application programs are developed in LabVIEW and the data shall be stored with a facility of online display of selected parameters. Mathematical calculations and report generation will take place at the end of each beam shot. The paper describes in detail about the design approach, implementation strategy, program development, commissioning and operational test result of ROBIN through a data acquisition and control system.

  8. Examination Of Sulfur Measurements In DWPF Sludge Slurry And SRAT Product Materials

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    Bannochie, C. J.; Wiedenman, B. J.

    2012-11-29

    Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) was asked to re-sample the received SB7b WAPS material for wt. % solids, perform an aqua regia digestion and analyze the digested material by inductively coupled plasma - atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES), as well as re-examine the supernate by ICP-AES. The new analyses were requested in order to provide confidence that the initial analytical subsample was representative of the Tank 40 sample received and to replicate the S results obtained on the initial subsample collected. The ICP-AES analyses for S were examined with both axial and radial detection of the sulfur ICP-AES spectroscopic emission lines to ascertain if there was any significant difference in the reported results. The outcome of this second subsample of the Tank 40 WAPS material is the first subject of this report. After examination of the data from the new subsample of the SB7b WAPS material, a team of DWPF and SRNL staff looked for ways to address the question of whether there was in fact insoluble S that was not being accounted for by ion chromatography (IC) analysis. The question of how much S is reaching the melter was thought best addressed by examining a DWPF Slurry Mix Evaporator (SME) Product sample, but the significant dilution of sludge material, containing the S species in question, that results from frit addition was believed to add additional uncertainty to the S analysis of SME Product material. At the time of these discussions it was believed that all S present in a Sludge Receipt and Adjustment Tank (SRAT) Receipt sample would be converted to sulfate during the course of the SRAT cycle. A SRAT Product sample would not have the S dilution effect resulting from frit addition, and hence, it was decided that a DWPF SRAT Product sample would be obtained and submitted to SRNL for digestion and sample preparation followed by a round-robin analysis of the prepared samples by the DWPF Laboratory, F/H Laboratories, and SRNL for S and sulfate. The results of this round-robin analytical study are the second subject of this report.

  9. Wet processing of palladium for use in the tritium facility at Westinghouse, Savannah River, SC. Preparation of palladium using the Mound Muddy Water process

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    Baldwin, D.P.; Zamzow, D.S.

    1998-11-10

    Palladium used at Savannah River for tritium storage is currently obtained from a commercial source. In order to better understand the processes involved in preparing this material, Savannah River is supporting investigations into the chemical reactions used to synthesize this material and into the conditions necessary to produce palladium powder that meets their specifications. This better understanding may help to guarantee a continued reliable source for this material in the future. As part of this evaluation, a work-for-others contract between Westinghouse Savannah River Company and the Ames Laboratory Metallurgy and Ceramics Program was initiated. During FY98, the process for producing palladium powder developed in 1986 by Dan Grove of Mound Applied Technologies (USDOE) was studied to understand the processing conditions that lead to changes in morphology in the final product. This report details the results of this study of the Mound Muddy Water process, along with the results of a round-robin analysis of well-characterized palladium samples that was performed by Savannah River and Ames Laboratory. The Mound Muddy Water process is comprised of three basic wet chemical processes, palladium dissolution, neutralization, and precipitation, with a number of filtration steps to remove unwanted impurity precipitates.

  10. Strained flamelets for turbulent premixed flames II: Laboratory flame results

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    Kolla, H.; Swaminathan, N. [Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge CB2 1PZ (United Kingdom)

    2010-07-15

    The predictive ability of strained flamelets model for turbulent premixed flames is assessed using Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes (RANS) calculations of laboratory flames covering a wide range of conditions. Reactant-to-product (RtP) opposed flow laminar flames parametrised using the scalar dissipation rate of reaction progress variable are used as strained flamelets. Two turbulent flames: a rod stabilised V-flame studied by Robin et al. [Combust. Flame 153 (2008) 288-315] and a set of pilot stabilised Bunsen flames studied by Chen et al. [Combust. Flame 107 (1996) 223-244] are calculated using a single set of model parameters. The V-flame corresponds to the corrugated flamelets regime. The strained flamelet model and an unstrained flamelet model yield similar predictions which are in good agreement with experimental measurements for this flame. On the other hand, for the Bunsen flames which are in the thin reaction zones regime, the unstrained flamelet model predicts a smaller flame brush compared to experiment. The predictions of the strained flamelets model allowing for fluid-dynamics stretch induced attenuation of the chemical reaction are in good agreement with the experimental data. This model predictions of major and minor species are also in good agreement with experimental data. The results demonstrate that the strained flamelets model using the scalar dissipation rate can be used across the combustion regimes. (author)

  11. Rapid separation and purification of uranium and plutonium from dilute-matrix samples

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    Armstrong, Christopher R.; Ticknor, Brian W.; Hall, Gregory; Cadieux, James R.

    2014-03-11

    This work presents a streamlined separation and purification approach for trace uranium and plutonium from dilute (carrier-free) matrices. The method, effective for nanogram quantities of U and femtogram to picogram quantities of Pu, is ideally suited for environmental swipe samples that contain a small amount of collected bulk material. As such, it may be applicable for processing swipe samples such as those collected in IAEA inspection activities as well as swipes that are loaded with unknown analytes, such as those implemented in interlaboratory round-robin or proficiency tests. Additionally, the simplified actinide separation could find use in internal laboratory monitoring of clean room conditions prior to or following more extensive chemical processing. We describe key modifications to conventional techniques that result in a relatively rapid, cost-effective, and efficient U and Pu separation process. We demonstrate the efficacy of implementing anion exchange chromatography in a single column approach. We also show that hydrobromic acid is an effective substitute in lieu of hydroiodoic acid for eluting Pu. Lastly, we show that nitric acid is an effective digestion agent in lieu of perchloric acid and/or hydrofluoric acid. A step by step procedure of this process is detailed.

  12. Experimental quantum key distribution without monitoring signal disturbance

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    Hiroki Takesue; Toshihiko Sasaki; Kiyoshi Tamaki; Masato Koashi

    2015-05-29

    Since the invention of Bennett-Brassard 1984 (BB84) protocol, many quantum key distribution (QKD) protocols have been proposed and some protocols are operated even in field environments. One of the striking features of QKD is that QKD protocols are provably secure unlike cryptography based on computational complexity assumptions. It has been believed that, to guarantee the security of QKD, Alice and Bob have to monitor the statistics of the measurement outcomes which are used to determine the amount of the privacy amplification to generate a key. Recently a new type of QKD protocol, called round robin differential phase shift (RRDPS) protocol, was proposed, and remarkably this protocol can generate a key without monitoring any statistics of the measurement outcomes. Here we report an experimental realization of the RRDPS protocol. We used a setup in which Bob randomly chooses one from four interferometers with different pulse delays so that he could implement phase difference measurements for all possible combinations with five-pulse time-bin states. Using the setup, we successfully distributed keys over 30 km of fiber, making this the first QKD experiment that does not rely on signal disturbance monitoring.

  13. Extinction techniques and impact on dust property determination

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    Dirk Froebrich; Carlos del Burgo

    2006-04-11

    The near infrared extinction powerlaw index ($\\beta$) and its uncertainty is derived from three different techniques based on star counts, colour excess and a combination of them. We have applied these methods to 2MASS data to determine maps of $\\beta$ and near infrared extinction of the small cloud IC 1396 W. The combination of star counts and colour excess results in the most reliable method to determine $\\beta$. It is found that the use of the correct $\\beta$-map to transform colour excess values into extinction is fundamental for column density profile analysis of clouds. We describe how artificial photometric data, based on the model of stellar population synthesis of the Galaxy (Robin et al. 2003), can be used to estimate uncertainties and derive systematic effects of the extinction methods presented here. We find that all colour excess based extinction determination methods are subject to small but systematic offsets, which do not affect the star counting technique. These offsets occur since stars seen through a cloud do not represent the same population as stars in an extinction free control field.

  14. Fate of Accidental Symmetries of the Relativistic Hydrogen Atom in a Spherical Cavity

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    M. H. Al-Hashimi; A. M. Shalaby; U. -J. Wiese

    2015-04-16

    The non-relativistic hydrogen atom enjoys an accidental $SO(4)$ symmetry, that enlarges the rotational $SO(3)$ symmetry, by extending the angular momentum algebra with the Runge-Lenz vector. In the relativistic hydrogen atom the accidental symmetry is partially lifted. Due to the Johnson-Lippmann operator, which commutes with the Dirac Hamiltonian, some degeneracy remains. When the non-relativistic hydrogen atom is put in a spherical cavity of radius $R$ with perfectly reflecting Robin boundary conditions, characterized by a self-adjoint extension parameter $\\gamma$, in general the accidental $SO(4)$ symmetry is lifted. However, for $R = (l+1)(l+2) a$ (where $a$ is the Bohr radius and $l$ is the orbital angular momentum) some degeneracy remains when $\\gamma = \\infty$ or $\\gamma = \\frac{2}{R}$. In the relativistic case, we consider the most general spherically and parity invariant boundary condition, which is characterized by a self-adjoint extension parameter. In this case, the remnant accidental symmetry is always lifted in a finite volume. We also investigate the accidental symmetry in the context of the Pauli equation, which sheds light on the proper non-relativistic treatment including spin. In that case, again some degeneracy remains for specific values of $R$ and $\\gamma$.

  15. Laminar burn rates of gun propellants measured in the high-pressure strand burner

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    Reaugh, J. E., LLNL

    1997-10-01

    The pressure dependence of the laminar burn rate of gun propellants plays a role in the design and behavior of high-performance guns. We have begun a program to investigate the effects of processing variables on the laminar burn rates, using our high-pressure strand burner to measure these rates at pressures exceeding 700 MPa. We have burned JA2 and M43 propellant samples, provided by Dr. Arpad Juhasz, ARL, from propellant lots previously used in round-robin tests. Our results at room temperature are in accord with other measurements. In addition, we present results measured for propellant that has been preheated to 50 C before burning. We used our thermochemical equilibrium code, CHEETAH, to help interpret the simultaneous pressure and temperature measurements taken during the testing, and show examples of its use. It has been modified to provide performance measures and equations of state for the products that are familiar to the gun-propellant community users of BLAKE.

  16. Extracting the geometry of an obstacle and a zeroth-order coefficient of a boundary condition via the enclosure method using a single reflected wave over a finite time interval

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    Masaru Ikehata

    2013-10-30

    This paper considers an inverse problem for the classical wave equation in an exterior domain. It is a mathematical interpretation of an inverse obstacle problem which employs the dynamical scattering data of acoustic wave over a finite time interval. It is assumed that the wave satisfies a Robin type boundary condition with an unknown variable coefficient. The wave is generated by the initial data localized outside the obstacle and observed over a finite time interval at the same place as the support of the initial data. It is already known that, using the enclosure method, one can extract the maximum sphere whose exterior encloses the obstacle, from the data. In this paper, it is shown that the enclosure method enables us to extract also: (i) a quantity which indicates the deviation of the geometry between the maximum sphere and the boundary of the obstacle at the first reflection points of the wave; (ii) the value of the coefficient of the boundary condition at an arbitrary first reflection point of the wave provided, for example, the surface of the obstacle is known in a neighbourhood of the point. Another new obtained knowledge is that: the enclosure method can cover the case when the data are taken over a sphere whose centre coincides with that of the support of an initial data and yields corresponding results to (i) and (ii).

  17. THE PRODUCT CONSISTENCY TEST HOW AND WHY IT WAS DEVELOPED

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    Jantzen, C; Ned Bibler, N

    2008-12-15

    The Product Consistency Test (PCT), American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) Standard C1285, is currently used world wide for testing glass and glass-ceramic waste forms for high level waste (HLW), low level waste (LLW), and hazardous wastes. Development of the PCT was initiated in 1986 because HLW glass waste forms required extensive characterization before actual production began and required continued characterization during production ({ge}25 years). Non-radioactive startup was in 1994 and radioactive startup was in 1996. The PCT underwent extensive development from 1986-1994 and became an ASTM consensus standard in 1994. During the extensive laboratory testing and inter- and intra-laboratory round robins using non-radioactive and radioactive glasses, the PCT was shown to be very reproducible, to yield reliable results rapidly, to distinguish between glasses of different durability and homogeneity, and to easily be performed in shielded cell facilities with radioactive samples. In 1997, the scope was broadened to include hazardous and mixed (radioactive and hazardous) waste glasses. In 2002, the scope was broadened to include glass-ceramic waste forms which are currently being recommended for second generation nuclear wastes yet to be generated in the nuclear renaissance. Since the PCT has proven useful for glass-ceramics with up to 75% ceramic component and has been used to evaluate Pu ceramic waste forms, the use of this test for other ceramic/mineral waste forms such as geopolymers, hydroceramics, and fluidized bed steam reformer mineralized product is under investigation.

  18. Rapid separation and purification of uranium and plutonium from dilute-matrix samples

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    Armstrong, Christopher R.; Ticknor, Brian W.; Hall, Gregory; Cadieux, James R.

    2014-03-11

    This work presents a streamlined separation and purification approach for trace uranium and plutonium from dilute (carrier-free) matrices. The method, effective for nanogram quantities of U and femtogram to picogram quantities of Pu, is ideally suited for environmental swipe samples that contain a small amount of collected bulk material. As such, it may be applicable for processing swipe samples such as those collected in IAEA inspection activities as well as swipes that are loaded with unknown analytes, such as those implemented in interlaboratory round-robin or proficiency tests. Additionally, the simplified actinide separation could find use in internal laboratory monitoring ofmore »clean room conditions prior to or following more extensive chemical processing. We describe key modifications to conventional techniques that result in a relatively rapid, cost-effective, and efficient U and Pu separation process. We demonstrate the efficacy of implementing anion exchange chromatography in a single column approach. We also show that hydrobromic acid is an effective substitute in lieu of hydroiodoic acid for eluting Pu. Lastly, we show that nitric acid is an effective digestion agent in lieu of perchloric acid and/or hydrofluoric acid. A step by step procedure of this process is detailed.« less

  19. Evolution of the ReadOut System of the ATLAS experiment

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    Borga, A; The ATLAS collaboration; Green, B; Kugel, A; Joos, M; Panduro Vazquez, W; Schumacher, J; Teixeira-Dias, P; Tremblet, L; Vandelli, W; Vermeulen, J; Werner, P; Wickens, F

    2014-01-01

    The ReadOut System (ROS) is a central and essential part of the ATLAS DAQ system. It receives and buffers data of events accepted by the first-level trigger from all subdetectors and first-level trigger subsystems. Event data are subsequently forwarded to the High-Level Trigger system and Event Builder via a 1 GbE-based network. The ATLAS ROS is completely renewed in view of the demanding conditions expected during LHC Run 2 and Run 3, to replace obsolete technologies and space constraints require it to be compact. The new ROS will consist of roughly 100 Linux-based 2U high rack mounted server PCs, each equipped with 2 PCIe I/O cards and two four 10 GbE interfaces. The FPGA-based PCIe I/O cards, developed by the ALICE collaboration, will be configured with ATLAS-specific firmware, the so-called RobinNP firmware. They will provide the connectivity to about 2000 optical point-to-point links conveying the ATLAS event data. This dense configuration provides an excellent test bench for studying I/O efficiency and ...

  20. A Resurgence of United Kingdom Nuclear Power Research (2011 EFRC Forum)

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    Grimes, Robin W. (Imperial College, London, UK)

    2012-03-14

    Robin W. Grimes, Professor at Imperial College, London,was the third speaker in the the May 26, 2011 EFRC Forum session, "Global Perspectives on Frontiers in Energy Research." In his presentation, Professor Grimes discussed recent research endeavors in advanced nuclear energy systems being pursued in the UK. The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss "Science for our Nation's Energy Future." In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several ?grand challenges? and use-inspired ?basic research needs? recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

  1. Supersymmetric descendants of self-adjointly extended quantum mechanical Hamiltonians

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    Al-Hashimi, M.H.; Salman, M.; Shalaby, A.; Wiese, U.-J.

    2013-10-15

    We consider the descendants of self-adjointly extended Hamiltonians in supersymmetric quantum mechanics on a half-line, on an interval, and on a punctured line or interval. While there is a 4-parameter family of self-adjointly extended Hamiltonians on a punctured line, only a 3-parameter sub-family has supersymmetric descendants that are themselves self-adjoint. We also address the self-adjointness of an operator related to the supercharge, and point out that only a sub-class of its most general self-adjoint extensions is physical. Besides a general characterization of self-adjoint extensions and their supersymmetric descendants, we explicitly consider concrete examples, including a particle in a box with general boundary conditions, with and without an additional point interaction. We also discuss bulk-boundary resonances and their manifestation in the supersymmetric descendant. -- Highlights: •Self-adjoint extension theory and contact interactions. •Application of self-adjoint extensions to supersymmetry. •Contact interactions in finite volume with Robin boundary condition.

  2. Numerical simulation of electrocardiograms for full cardiac cycles in healthy and pathological conditions

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    Schenone, Elisa; Gerbeau, Jean-Frédéric

    2015-01-01

    This work is dedicated to the simulation of full cycles of the electrical activity of the heart and the corresponding body surface potential. The model is based on a realistic torso and heart anatomy, including ventricles and atria. One of the specificities of our approach is to model the atria as a surface, which is the kind of data typically provided by medical imaging for thin volumes. The bidomain equations are considered in their usual formulation in the ventricles, and in a surface formulation on the atria. Two ionic models are used: the Courtemanche-Ramirez-Nattel model on the atria, and the "Minimal model for human Ventricular action potentials" (MV) by Bueno-Orovio, Cherry and Fenton in the ventricles. The heart is weakly coupled to the torso by a Robin boundary condition based on a resistor- capacitor transmission condition. Various ECGs are simulated in healthy and pathological conditions (left and right bundle branch blocks, Bachmann's bundle block, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome). To assess the n...

  3. Destructive analysis capabilities for plutonium and uranium characterization at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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    Tandon, Lav [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kuhn, Kevin J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Drake, Lawrence R [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Decker, Diana L [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Walker, Laurie F [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Colletti, Lisa M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Spencer, Khalil J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Peterson, Dominic S [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Herrera, Jaclyn A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wong, Amy S [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2010-01-01

    Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) Actinide Analytical Chemistry (AAC) group has been in existence since the Manhattan Project. It maintains a complete set of analytical capabilities for performing complete characterization (elemental assay, isotopic, metallic and non metallic trace impurities) of uranium and plutonium samples in different forms. For a majority of the customers there are strong quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) objectives including highest accuracy and precision with well defined uncertainties associated with the analytical results. Los Alamos participates in various international and national programs such as the Plutonium Metal Exchange Program, New Brunswick Laboratory's (NBL' s) Safeguards Measurement Evaluation Program (SME) and several other inter-laboratory round robin exercises to monitor and evaluate the data quality generated by AAC. These programs also provide independent verification of analytical measurement capabilities, and allow any technical problems with analytical measurements to be identified and corrected. This presentation will focus on key analytical capabilities for destructive analysis in AAC and also comparative data between LANL and peer groups for Pu assay and isotopic analysis.

  4. The SEAD global efficiency medal competition: accelerating market transformation for efficient televisions

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    Ravi, Kavita; Bennich, Peter; Cockburn, John; Doi, Naoko; Garg, Sandeep; Garnaik, S.P.; Holt, Shane; Walker, Mike; Westbrook-Trenholm, Elizabeth; Lising, Anna; Pantano, Steve; Khare, Amit; Park, Won Young

    2013-10-15

    The Global Efficiency Medal competition, a cornerstone activity of the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative, is an awards program that encourages the production and sale of super-efficient products. SEAD is a voluntary multinational government collaboration of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). This winner-takes-all competition recognizes products with the best energy efficiency, guides early adopter purchasers towards the most efficient product choices and demonstrates the levels of energy efficiency achievable by commercially available and emerging technologies. The first Global Efficiency Medals were awarded to the most energy-efficient flat panel televisions; an iconic consumer purchase. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals were awarded to televisions that have proven to be substantially more energy efficient than comparable models available at the time of the competition (applications closed in the end of May 2012). The award-winning TVs consume between 33 to 44 percent less energy per 2 unit of screen area than comparable LED-backlit LCD televisions sold in each regional market and 50 to 60 percent less energy than CCFL-backlit LCD TVs. Prior to the launch of this competition, SEAD conducted an unprecedented international round-robin test (RRT) to qualify TV test laboratories to support verification testing for SEAD awards. The RRT resulted in increased test laboratory capacity and expertise around the world and ensured that the test results from participating regional test laboratories could be compared in a fair and transparent fashion. This paper highlights a range of benefits resulting from this first SEAD awards competition and encourages further investigation of the awards concept as a means to promote energy efficiency in other equipment types.

  5. RF-Plasma Source Commissioning in Indian Negative Ion Facility

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    Singh, M. J.; Bandyopadhyay, M.; Yadava, Ratnakar; Chakraborty, A. K. [ITER- India, Institute for Plasma Research, A-29, Sector 25, GIDC, Gandhinagar, Gujrat (India); Bansal, G.; Gahlaut, A.; Soni, J.; Kumar, Sunil; Pandya, K.; Parmar, K. G.; Sonara, J. [Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat Gandhinagar, Gujrat (India); Kraus, W.; Heinemann, B.; Riedl, R.; Obermayer, S.; Martens, C.; Franzen, P.; Fantz, U. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, Boltzmannstrasse 2, D-85748 Garching (Germany)

    2011-09-26

    The Indian program of the RF based negative ion source has started off with the commissioning of ROBIN, the inductively coupled RF based negative ion source facility under establishment at Institute for Plasma research (IPR), India. The facility is being developed under a technology transfer agreement with IPP Garching. It consists of a single RF driver based beam source (BATMAN replica) coupled to a 100 kW, 1 MHz RF generator with a self excited oscillator, through a matching network, for plasma production and ion extraction and acceleration. The delivery of the RF generator and the RF plasma source without the accelerator, has enabled initiation of plasma production experiments. The recent experimental campaign has established the matching circuit parameters that result in plasma production with density in the range of 0.5-1x10{sup 18}/m{sup 3}, at operational gas pressures ranging between 0.4-1 Pa. Various configurations of the matching network have been experimented upon to obtain a stable operation of the set up for RF powers ranging between 25-85 kW and pulse lengths ranging between 4-20 s. It has been observed that the range of the parameters of the matching circuit, over which the frequency of the power supply is stable, is narrow and further experiments with increased number of turns in the coil are in the pipeline to see if the range can be widened. In this paper, the description of the experimental system and the commissioning data related to the optimisation of the various parameters of the matching network, to obtain stable plasma of required density, are presented and discussed.

  6. SEQUESTERING CARBON DIOXIDE IN COALBEDS

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    K.A.M. Gasem; R.L. Robinson, Jr.; J.E. Fitzgerald; Z. Pan; M. Sudibandriyo

    2003-04-30

    The authors' long-term goal is to develop accurate prediction methods for describing the adsorption behavior of gas mixtures on solid adsorbents over complete ranges of temperature, pressure, and adsorbent types. The originally-stated, major objectives of the current project are to: (1) measure the adsorption behavior of pure CO{sub 2}, methane, nitrogen, and their binary and ternary mixtures on several selected coals having different properties at temperatures and pressures applicable to the particular coals being studied, (2) generalize the adsorption results in terms of appropriate properties of the coals to facilitate estimation of adsorption behavior for coals other than those studied experimentally, (3) delineate the sensitivity of the competitive adsorption of CO{sub 2}, methane, and nitrogen to the specific characteristics of the coal on which they are adsorbed; establish the major differences (if any) in the nature of this competitive adsorption on different coals, and (4) test and/or develop theoretically-based mathematical models to represent accurately the adsorption behavior of mixtures of the type for which measurements are made. As this project developed, an important additional objective was added to the above original list. Namely, we were encouraged to interact with industry and/or governmental agencies to utilize our expertise to advance the state of the art in coalbed adsorption science and technology. As a result of this additional objective, we participated with the Department of Energy and industry in the measurement and analysis of adsorption behavior as part of two distinct investigations. These include (a) Advanced Resources International (ARI) DOE Project DE-FC26-00NT40924, ''Adsorption of Pure Methane, Nitrogen, and Carbon Dioxide and Their Mixtures on Wet Tiffany Coal'', and (b) the DOE-NETL Project, ''Round Robin: CO{sub 2} Adsorption on Selected Coals''. These activities, contributing directly to the DOE projects listed above, also provided direct synergism with the original goals of our work. Specific accomplishments of this project are summarized below in three broad categories: experimentation, model development, and coal characterization.

  7. Development Of Ion Chromatography Methods To Support Testing Of The Glycolic Acid Reductant Flowsheet In The Defense Waste Processing Facility

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    Wiedenman, B. J.; White, T. L.; Mahannah, R. N.; Best, D. R.; Stone, M. E.; Click, D. R.; Lambert, D. P.; Coleman, C. J.

    2013-10-01

    Ion Chromatography (IC) is the principal analytical method used to support studies of Sludge Reciept and Adjustment Tank (SRAT) chemistry at DWPF. A series of prior analytical ''Round Robin'' (RR) studies included both supernate and sludge samples from SRAT simulant, previously reported as memos, are tabulated in this report.2,3 From these studies it was determined to standardize IC column size to 4 mm diameter, eliminating the capillary column from use. As a follow on test, the DWPF laboratory, the PSAL laboratory, and the AD laboratory participated in the current analytical RR to determine a suite of anions in SRAT simulant by IC, results also are tabulated in this report. The particular goal was to confirm the laboratories ability to measure and quantitate glycolate ion. The target was + or - 20% inter-lab agreement of the analyte averages for the RR. Each of the three laboratories analyzed a batch of 12 samples. For each laboratory, the percent relative standard deviation (%RSD) of the averages on nitrate, glycolate, and oxalate, was 10% or less. The three laboratories all met the goal of 20% relative agreement for nitrate and glycolate. For oxalate, the PSAL laboratory reported an average value that was 20% higher than the average values reported by the DWPF laboratory and the AD laboratory. Because of this wider window of agreement, it was concluded to continue the practice of an additional acid digestion for total oxalate measurement. It should also be noted that large amounts of glycolate in the SRAT samples will have an impact on detection limits of near eluting peaks, namely Fluoride and Formate. A suite of scoping experiments are presented in the report to identify and isolate other potential interlaboratory disceprancies. Specific ion chromatography inter-laboratory method conditions and differences are tabulated. Most differences were minor but there are some temperature control equipment differences that are significant leading to a recommendation of a heated jacket for analytical columns that are remoted for use in radiohoods. A suggested method improvement would be to implement column temperture control at a temperature slightly above ambient to avoid peak shifting due to temperature fluctuations. Temperature control in this manner would improve short and longer term peak retention time stability. An unknown peak was observed during the analysis of glycolic acid and SRAT simulant. The unknown peak was determined to best match diglycolic acid. The development of a method for acetate is summaraized, and no significant amount of acetate was observed in the SRAT products tested. In addition, an alternative Gas Chromatograph (GC) method for glycolate is summarized.

  8. 100-KE REACTOR CORE REMOVAL PROJECT ALTERNATIVE ANALYSIS WORKSHOP REPORT

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    HARRINGTON RA

    2010-01-15

    On December 15-16, 2009, a 100-KE Reactor Core Removal Project Alternative Analysis Workshop was conducted at the Washington State University Consolidated Information Center, Room 214. Colburn Kennedy, Project Director, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) requested the workshop and Richard Harrington provided facilitation. The purpose of the session was to select the preferred Bio Shield Alternative, for integration with the Thermal Shield and Core Removal and develop the path forward to proceed with project delivery. Prior to this workshop, the S.A. Robotics (SAR) Obstruction Removal Alternatives Analysis (565-DLV-062) report was issued, for use prior to and throughout the session, to all the team members. The multidisciplinary team consisted ofrepresentatives from 100-KE Project Management, Engineering, Radcon, Nuclear Safety, Fire Protection, Crane/Rigging, SAR Project Engineering, the Department of Energy Richland Field Office, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington State Department of Ecology, Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board, and Deactivation and Decommission subject matter experts from corporate CH2M HILL and Lucas. Appendix D contains the workshop agenda, guidelines and expectations, opening remarks, and attendance roster going into followed throughout the workshop. The team was successful in selecting the preferred alternative and developing an eight-point path forward action plan to proceed with conceptual design. Conventional Demolition was selected as the preferred alternative over two other alternatives: Diamond Wire with Options, and Harmonic Delamination with Conventional Demolition. The teams preferred alternative aligned with the SAR Obstruction Removal Alternative Analysis report conclusion. However, the team identified several Path Forward actions, in Appendix A, which upon completion will solidify and potentially enhance the Conventional Demolition alternative with multiple options and approaches to achieve project delivery. In brief, the Path Forward was developed to reconsider potential open air demolition areas; characterize to determine if any zircaloy exists, evaluate existing concrete data to determine additional characterization needs, size the new building to accommodate human machine interface and tooling, consider bucket thumb and use ofshape-charges in design, and finally to utilize complex-wide and industry explosive demolition lessons learned in the design approach. Appendix B documents these results from the team's use ofValue Engineering process tools entitled Weighted Analysis Alternative Matrix, Matrix Conclusions, Evaluation Criteria, and Alternative Advantages and Disadvantages. These results were further supported with the team's validation of parking-lot information sheets: memories (potential ideas to consider), issues/concerns, and assumptions, contained in Appendix C. Appendix C also includes the recorded workshop flipchart notes taken from the SAR Alternatives and Project Overview presentations. The SAR workshop presentations, including a 3-D graphic illustration demonstration video have been retained in the CHPRC project file, and were not included in this report due to size limitations. The workshop concluded with a round robin close-out where each member was engaged for any last minute items and meeting utility. In summary, the team felt the session was value added and looked forward to proceeding with the recommended actions and conceptual design.

  9. Results of Performance Tests Performed on the John Watts Casing Connection on 7" Pipe

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    John D. Watts

    1999-08-01

    Stress Engineering Services (SES) was contracted by Mr. John Watts to test his threaded connection developed for oilfield oil and gas service. This particular test required the application of a variety of loads including axial tension and compression, internal pressure (gas), external pressure (water), bending and both low and elevated temperature. These loads were used to determine the sealing and structural limits of the connection. The connection design tested had tapered threads with 10 threads per inch. A square thread form and a round thread form were tested. The square thread form had a 2{sup o} load flank and 15{sup o} stab flank. The round thread had a 0{sup o} load flank and 20{sup o} stab flank. Most of the testing was performed on the round thread form. Both a coupled connection design and an integral connection design were tested. The coupling was a pin by pin (male) thread, with the pipe having a box (female) thread. Both designs have outside and inside diameters that are flush with the pipe body. Both designs also contain a small external shoulder. The test procedure selected for this evaluation was the newly written ISO 13679 procedure for full scale testing of casing and tubing connections. The ISO procedure requires a variety of tests that includes makeup/breakout testing, internal gas sealability/external water sealability testing with axial tension, axial compression, bending, internal gas thermal cycle tests and limit load (failure) tests. This test was performed with four coupled samples and included most of these loads. Two integral samples were also included for limit load testing ISO makeup/breakout tests are divided into three types--initial makeup, IML1, repeated makeup within the same sample, MBL, and repeated makeup using several samples called round robin, RR. IMU and MBL were performed in this project. The ISO sealing and structural procedure is divided into four primary tests and identified as Series A, B, C and Limit Load (failure). Series A and B test to 95% actual yield of the pipe and Series C uses 90% of actual yield. Samples 1 and 3 were tested to Series A and the loads are shown in Figure 1. For these samples, the axial compression was limited to 75% pipe body yield, which was set by Mr. Watts at the beginning of the test. Samples 2 and 4 were tested to Series B with loads shown in Figure 2. This series included 20 degrees per 100 feet bending but no external pressure. Due to premature leaks, no samples were subjected to Series C which included mechanical and thermal cycles. Samples 5 and 6 were tested to failure. The project started with the selection and purchase of a popular size of oilfield pipe, which was 7-inch OD, 32 pound per foot, P-110 casing. While the connections were being threaded, material tensile tests were performed to get the actual strength of the 7-inch pipe. The first samples contained a square thread form. Excessive galling was experienced during the first series of makeup/breakout tests and Mr. Watts decided to change the thread form and remachine the samples. The second samples had a round thread form and performed very well in the makeup/breakout tests. Basically no galling occurred of any consequence. Samples 1 and 3 were to be tested with external water (ISO Series A) while samples 2 and 4 were to be tested with bending (ISO Series B, no external pressure). Testing of all four samples started with tension and internal gas pressure. During this initial pressure testing, samples 1, 3 and 4 developed leaks and the test was stopped before any external pressure or bending was applied. Sample 2 successfully tested to ISO Load Point 5 which included bending before developing a leak. Figure 3 shows the loads at which the samples leaked and the relative pipe body performance capability. Sample 1 and end A of sample 2 held a high pressure while samples 3, 4 and end B of sample 2 leaked at relatively low pressures. All of these leaks were with nitrogen gas pressure. After reviewing the results, it was believed that several conditions may have contributed to the prema