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Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact...  

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Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment: Status quo and prospects Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Computable General...

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Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium  

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Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium (MIRAGE) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium (MIRAGE) Agency/Company /Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII) Focus Area: Economic Development Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Macroeconomic Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: www.ifpri.org/book-5076/ourwork/program/mirage-model RelatedTo: Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Data Base

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Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment:  

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Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment: Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment: Status quo and prospects Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment: Status quo and prospects Agency/Company /Organization: DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission, University of Heidelberg Topics: Co-benefits assessment Resource Type: Guide/manual, Publications, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Other Website: iatools.jrc.ec.europa.eu/docs/ecol_econ_2006.pdf Computable General Equilibrium Models for Sustainability Impact Assessment: Status quo and prospects Screenshot References: Computable general equilibrium models[1] Abstract "Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) of economic, environmental, and

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ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model | Open Energy Information  

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ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium Model Agency/Company /Organization: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Topics: Co-benefits assessment Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf/?cote=ECO/WKP(2008)6 References: OECD[1] Summary "The OECD ENV-Linkages General Equilibrium (GE) model is the successor to the OECD GREEN model for environmental studies, which was initially developed by the OECD Economics Department (Burniaux, et al. 1992) and is now hosted at the OECD Environment Directorate. GREEN was originally used for studying climate change mitigation policy and culminated in Burniaux (2000). It was developed into the Linkages model, and subsequently became

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General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) | Open Energy Information  

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General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Equilibrium Emissions Model (GEEM) Agency/Company /Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector: Climate, Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, Offsets and Certificates, Transportation Topics: Background analysis, Baseline projection, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Technology characterizations Country: Kenya, Thailand UN Region: Eastern Africa, Caribbean Coordinates: 13.7240216°, 100.5798602°

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General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) | Open Energy Information  

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General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) Agency/Company /Organization: Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University Sector: Climate Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Advanced Website: www.monash.edu.au/policy/gempack.htm Cost: Paid Related Tools Ex Ante Appraisal Carbon-Balance Tool (EX-ACT) MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model Energy Forecasting Framework and Emissions Consensus Tool (EFFECT) ... further results A system for computable general equilibrium economic modeling, produced and

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Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium Model  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium Model (ENVISAGE) Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium Model (ENVISAGE) Agency/Company /Organization: World Bank Sector: Climate Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Advanced Website: go.worldbank.org/ZC77UJYJ50 Related Tools TransportToolkit Prototype Threshold 21 Model General Equilibrium Modeling Package (GEMPACK) ... further results Designed to analyze a variety of issues related to the economics of climate

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General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) |  

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General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) Agency/Company /Organization: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, European Commission Joint Research Center Topics: Analysis Tools Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/activities/energy-and-transport/gem-e3/ Related Tools Manual for Quantitative Evaluation of the Co-Benefits Approach to Climate Change Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium Model (ENVISAGE) ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS An applied general equilibrium model covering the interactions between the

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General and Partial Equilibrium Modeling of Sectoral Policies to Address Climate Change in the United States  

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This document provides technical documentation for work using detailed sectoral models to calibrate a general equilibrium analysis of market and non-market sectoral policies to address climate change. Results of this work can be found in the companion paper, ?Modeling Costs of Economy-wide versus Sectoral Climate Policies Using Combined Aggregate-Sectoral Models?.

Pizer, William; Burtraw, Dallas; Harrington, Winston; Newell, Richard; Sanchirico, James; Toman, Michael

2003-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Oilgopoly: a general equilibrium model of the oil-macroeconomy nexus  

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Saudi Arabia is the largest player in the world oil market. It maintains ample spare capacity, restricts investment in developing reserves, and its output is negatively correlated with other OPEC producers. While this behavior does not t into the perfect competition paradigm, we show that it can be rationalized as that of a dominant producer with competitive fringe. We build a quantitative general equilibrium model along these lines which is capable of matching the historical volatility of the oil price, competitive and non-competitive oil output, and of generating the observed comovement among the oil price, oil quantities, and U.S. GDP. We use our framework to answer questions on which available models are silent: (1) What are the proximate determinants of the oil price and how do they vary over the cycle? (2) How large are oil prots and what losses do they imply for oil-importers? (3) What do dierent fundamental shocks imply for the comovement of oil prices and GDP? (4) What are the general equilibrium eects of taxes on oil consumption or oil production? We nd, in particular, that the existence of an oil production distortion does not necessarily justify an oil consumption tax dierent from zero. 1

Anton Nakov Y; Banco De Espaa; Galo Nuo; Banco De Espaa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Axisymmetric equilibrium models for magnetized neutron stars in General Relativity under the Conformally Flat Condition  

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Extremely magnetized neutron stars with magnetic fields as strong as $\\sim 10^{15-16}$ G, or magnetars, have received considerable attention in the last decade due to their identification as a plausible source for Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars. Moreover, this class of compact objects has been proposed as a possible engine capable of powering both Long and Short Gamma-Ray Bursts, if the rotation period in their formation stage is short enough (~1 ms). Such strong fields are expected to induce substantial deformations of the star and thus to produce the emission of gravitational waves. Here we investigate, by means of numerical modeling, axisymmetric static equilibria of polytropic and strongly magnetized stars in full general relativity, within the ideal magneto-hydrodynamic regime. The eXtended Conformally Flat Condition (XCFC) for the metric is assumed, allowing us to employ the techniques introduced for the X-ECHO code [Bucciantini & Del Zanna, 2011, Astron. Astrophys. 528, A101], pro...

Pili, A G; Del Zanna, L

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computing the Electricity Market Equilibrium: Uses of market equilibrium models  

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1 Computing the Electricity Market Equilibrium: Uses of market equilibrium models Ross Baldick Abstract--In this paper we consider the formulation and uses of electric- ity market equilibrium models. Keywords--Electricity market, Equilibrium models I. INTRODUCTION Electricity market equilibrium modelling

Baldick, Ross

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Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) | Open Energy Information  

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Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Modular Applied General Equilibrium Tool (MAGNET) Agency/Company /Organization: LEI Wageningen UR, the Netherlands Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Related Tools Ex Ante Appraisal Carbon-Balance Tool (EX-ACT) Climate Rapid Overview and Decision Support (C-ROADS) Simulator Partnership for Economic Policy Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS A modular global computable general equilibrium model that covers the whole economy and has been used extensively in agricultural, environmental, and trade policy analysis; builds on the GTAP model, and is the successor of LEITAP. Approach MAGNET is based on the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model and

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A reaction-based paradigm to model reactive chemical transport in groundwater with general kinetic and equilibrium reactions  

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This paper presents a reaction-based water quality transport model in subsurface flow systems. Transport of chemical species with a variety of chemical and physical processes is mathematically described by M partial differential equations (PDEs). Decomposition via Gauss-Jordan column reduction of the reaction network transforms M species reactive transport equations into two sets of equations: a set of thermodynamic equilibrium equations representing NE equilibrium reactions and a set of reactive transport equations of M-NE kinetic-variables involving no equilibrium reactions (a kinetic-variable is a linear combination of species). The elimination of equilibrium reactions from reactive transport equations allows robust and efficient numerical integration. The model solves the PDEs of kinetic-variables rather than individual chemical species, which reduces the number of reactive transport equations and simplifies the reaction terms in the equations. A variety of numerical methods are investigated for solving the coupled transport and reaction equations. Simulation comparisons with exact solutions were performed to verify numerical accuracy and assess the effectiveness of various numerical strategies to deal with different application circumstances. Two validation examples involving simulations of uranium transport in soil columns are presented to evaluate the ability of the model to simulate reactive transport with complex reaction networks involving both kinetic and equilibrium reactions.

Zhang, Fan [ORNL; Yeh, Gour-Tsyh [University of Central Florida, Orlando; Parker, Jack C [ORNL; Brooks, Scott C [ORNL; Pace, Molly [ORNL; Kim, Young Jin [ORNL; Jardine, Philip M [ORNL; Watson, David B [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rotating figures of equilibrium in General Relativity  

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A generalization of the notion of surfaces of revolution in the spaces of General Relativity is presented. We apply this definition to the case of Carter's family [A] of solutions and we study the Kerr's metric with respect the above mentioned foliation.

T. Papakostas

2005-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Inventories and capacity utilization in general equilibrium  

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.-Util. Speci cation. : : : : : : : : 106 VI Correlation Matrix: Sep.-Util. Speci cation. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 106 VII Rate of Capital Utilization: Coe cients of Autocorrelation. : : : : : 106 VIII Relative Standard Deviations: CEE Speci cation.... : : : : : : : : : : : 107 IX Correlation Matrix: CEE Speci cation. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 107 X Relative Standard Deviations: General Vs Benchmark. : : : : : : : : 108 XI Correlation Matrix: General Speci cation. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 108 ix LIST...

Trupkin, Danilo Rogelio

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Leakage in General and Partial Equilibrium August 7, 2012  

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intensity in countries without carbon constraints is an export subsidy and creates negative leakage to increase production of carbon-intensive goods. The possibility of "carbon leakage" makes it harder to reachCarbon Leakage in General and Partial Equilibrium Larry Karp August 7, 2012 Abstract The general

Kammen, Daniel M.

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An Equilibrium Model of Rare Event Premia  

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In this paper, we study the asset pricing implication of imprecise knowledge about rare events. Modeling rare events as jumps in the aggregate endowment, we explicitly solve the equilibrium asset prices in a pure-exchange ...

Liu, Jun

2002-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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A Two Stage Stochastic Equilibrium Model for Electricity Markets ...  

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ward market and power transaction in the electricity spot market. A stochastic equilibrium program with equilibrium constraints (SEPEC) model is proposed to...

2008-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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General equilibrium, electricity generation technologies and the cost of carbon abatement: A structural sensitivity analysis  

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General equilibrium, electricity generation technologies and the cost of carbon abatement-down General equilibrium Electricity generation is a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. 1. Introduction Electricity generation is a significant contributor

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Equilibrium Polymerization as an Ising Model  

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A lattice model for equilibrium polymerization which allows for loop polymers is presented with critical behavior described by n=1, rather than n?0 predicted by the theory of Wheeler, Kennedy, and Pfeuty. The specific heat of sulfur above and below Tc is consistent with Ising critical behavior.

Robert Cordery

1981-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamical horizon entropy and equilibrium thermodynamics of generalized gravity theories  

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We study the relation between the thermodynamics and field equations of generalized gravity theories on the dynamical trapping horizon with sphere symmetry. We assume the entropy of a dynamical horizon as the Noether charge associated with the Kodama vector and point out that it satisfies the second law when a Gibbs equation holds. We generalize two kinds of Gibbs equations to Gauss-Bonnet gravity on any trapping horizon. Based on the quasilocal gravitational energy found recently for f(R) gravity and scalar-tensor gravity in some special cases, we also build up the Gibbs equations, where the nonequilibrium entropy production, which is usually invoked to balance the energy conservation, is just absorbed into the modified Wald entropy in the Friedmann-Robertson-Walker spacetime with slowly varying horizon. Moreover, the equilibrium thermodynamic identity remains valid for f(R) gravity in a static spacetime. Our work provides an alternative treatment to reinterpret the nonequilibrium correction and supports the idea that the horizon thermodynamics is universal for generalized gravity theories.

Wu Shaofeng; Ge Xianhui; Yang Guohong [Department of Physics, Shanghai University, Shanghai, 200444 (China); Shanghai Key Lab of Astrophysics, Shanghai, 200234 (China); Zhang Pengming [Center of Theoretical Nuclear Physics, National Laboratory of Heavy Ion Accelerator, Lanzhou 730000 (China); Institute of Modern Physics, Lanzhou, 730000 (China)

2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Multicomponent Equilibrium Models for Testing Geothermometry Approaches  

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Geothermometry is an important tool for estimating deep reservoir temperature from the geochemical composition of shallower and cooler waters. The underlying assumption of geothermometry is that the waters collected from shallow wells and seeps maintain a chemical signature that reflects equilibrium in the deeper reservoir. Many of the geothermometers used in practice are based on correlation between water temperatures and composition or using thermodynamic calculations based a subset (typically silica, cations or cation ratios) of the dissolved constituents. An alternative approach is to use complete water compositions and equilibrium geochemical modeling to calculate the degree of disequilibrium (saturation index) for large number of potential reservoir minerals as a function of temperature. We have constructed several forward geochemical models using The Geochemists Workbench to simulate the change in chemical composition of reservoir fluids as they migrate toward the surface. These models explicitly account for the formation (mass and composition) of a steam phase and equilibrium partitioning of volatile components (e.g., CO2, H2S, and H2) into the steam as a result of pressure decreases associated with upward fluid migration from depth. We use the synthetic data generated from these simulations to determine the advantages and limitations of various geothermometry and optimization approaches for estimating the likely conditions (e.g., temperature, pCO2) to which the water was exposed in the deep subsurface. We demonstrate the magnitude of errors that can result from boiling, loss of volatiles, and analytical error from sampling and instrumental analysis. The estimated reservoir temperatures for these scenarios are also compared to conventional geothermometers. These results can help improve estimation of geothermal resource temperature during exploration and early development.

Cooper, D. Craig; Carl D. Palmer; Robert W. Smith; Travis L. McLing

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-run Implications of a Forest-based Carbon Sequestration Policy on the United States Economy: A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeling Approach  

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The economic impacts of a government-funded, forest-based sequestration program were analyzed under two different payment schemes. The impacts were obtained by developing a regional, static CGE model built to accommodate a modified IMPLAN SAM for a...

Monge, Juan

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Directed transport in equilibrium : analysis of the dimer model with inertial terms  

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We have previously shown an analysis of our dimer model in the over-damped regime to show directed transport in equilibrium. Here we analyze the full model with inertial terms present to establish the same result. First we derive the Fokker-Planck equation for the system following a Galilean transformation to show that a uniformly translating equilibrium distribution is possible. Then, we find out the velocity selection for the centre of mass motion using that distribution on our model. We suggest generalization of our calculations for soft collision potentials and indicate to interesting situation with possibility of oscillatory non-equilibrium state within equilibrium.

A. Bhattacharyay

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-equilibrium Statistical Approach to Friction Models  

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A geometric approach to the friction phenomena is presented. It is based on the holographic view which has recently been popular in the theoretical physics community. We see the system in one-dimension-higher space. The heat-producing phenomena are most widely treated by using the non-equilibrium statistical physics. We take 2 models of the earthquake. The dissipative systems are here formulated from the geometric standpoint. The statistical fluctuation is taken into account by using the (generalized) Feynman's path-integral.

Shoichi Ichinose

2014-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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A Two Stage Stochastic Equilibrium Model for Electricity Markets ...  

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Feb 6, 2008 ... A Two Stage Stochastic Equilibrium Model for Electricity Markets with Two Way Contracts. Dali Zhang (zhangdl ***at*** soton.ac.uk) Huifu Xu...

Dali Zhang

2008-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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CSEM WP 164 An Equilibrium Model of Investment in  

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CSEM WP 164 An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets James Bushnell, California 94720-5180 www.ucei.org #12;An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets investment in restructured electricity markets. This framework is extremely flexible, and is designed

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Modeling Equilibrium Dynamics of the Benguela Current System  

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The Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) is used to systematically investigate equilibrium conditions and seasonal variations of the Benguela system at a resolution of 9 km, including both the large-scale offshore flow regime and the ...

Jennifer Veitch; Pierrick Penven; Frank Shillington

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linear Supply Function Equilibrium: Generalizations, Application, and Limitations  

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reforms in England and Wales (E&W). Green (1996) used a linear version of this model and applied in the electricity industry. Recent reforms of the electricity industry around the world have stimulated numerous

California at Berkeley. University of

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Financial Structure and Economic Welfare: Applied General Equilibrium Development Economics  

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This review provides a common framework for researchers thinking about the next generation of micro-founded macro models of growth, inequality, and financial deepening, as well as direction for policy makers targeting ...

Townsend, Robert

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Model system for classical fluids out of equilibrium  

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A model system for classical fluids out of equilibrium, referred to as a dissipative particles dynamics (DPD) solid, is studied by analytical and simulation methods. The time evolution of a DPD particle is described by a fluctuating heat equation. This DPD solid with transport based on collisional transfer (high-density mechanism) is complementary to the Lorentz gas with only kinetic transport (low-density mechanism). Combination of both models covers the qualitative behavior of transport properties of classical fluids over the full-density range. The heat diffusivity is calculated using a mean-field theory, leading to a linear-density dependence of this transport coefficient, which is exact at high densities. Subleading density corrections are obtained as well. At lower densities the model has a conductivity threshold below which heat conduction is absent. The observed threshold is explained in terms of percolation diffusion on a random proximity network. The geometrical structure of this network is the same as in continuum percolation of completely overlapping spheres, but the dynamics on this network differs from continuum percolation diffusion. Furthermore, the kinetic theory for DPD is extended to the generalized hydrodynamic regime, where the wave-number-dependent decay rates of the Fourier modes of the energy and temperature fields are calculated.

M. Ripoll and M. H. Ernst

2005-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Heavy ion collisions and the pre-equilibrium exciton model  

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We present a feasible way to apply the pre-equilibrium exciton model in its masterequation formulation to heavy-ion induced reactions including spin variables. Emission of nucleons, {gamma}'s and also light clusters is included in our model.

Betak, E. [Institute of Physics SAS, 84511 Bratislava (Slovakia); Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian Univ., 74601 Opava (Czech Republic)

2012-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy: A General Equilibrium Analysis  

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Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy: A General Equilibrium, Technology and Policy Program #12;#12;3 Combining a Renewable Portfolio Standard with a Cap-and-Trade Policy technologies? To investigate this question I focus on how a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) interacts

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Endogenous production capacity investment in natural gas market equilibrium models  

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Abstract The large-scale natural gas equilibrium model applied in Egging, 2013 combines long-term market equilibria and investments in infrastructure while accounting for market power by certain suppliers. Such models are widely used to simulate market outcomes given different scenarios of demand and supply development, environmental regulations and investment options in natural gas and other resource markets. However, no model has so far combined the logarithmic production cost function commonly used in natural gas models with endogenous investment decisions in production capacity. Given the importance of capacity constraints in the determination of the natural gas supply, this is a serious shortcoming of the current literature. This short note provides a proof that combining endogenous investment decisions and a logarithmic cost function yields a convex minimization problem, paving the way for an important extension of current state-of-the-art equilibrium models.

Daniel Huppmann

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ocean General Circulation Models  

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1. Definition of Subject The purpose of this text is to provide an introduction to aspects of oceanic general circulation models (OGCMs), an important component of Climate System or Earth System Model (ESM). The role of the ocean in ESMs is described in Chapter XX (EDITOR: PLEASE FIND THE COUPLED CLIMATE or EARTH SYSTEM MODELING CHAPTERS). The emerging need for understanding the Earths climate system and especially projecting its future evolution has encouraged scientists to explore the dynamical, physical, and biogeochemical processes in the ocean. Understanding the role of these processes in the climate system is an interesting and challenging scientific subject. For example, a research question how much extra heat or CO2 generated by anthropogenic activities can be stored in the deep ocean is not only scientifically interesting but also important in projecting future climate of the earth. Thus, OGCMs have been developed and applied to investigate the various oceanic processes and their role in the climate system.

Yoon, Jin-Ho; Ma, Po-Lun

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-exchange stochastic models for non-equilibrium  

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Non-equilibrium steady states are subject to intense investigations but still poorly understood. For instance, the derivation of Fourier law in Hamiltonian systems is a problem that still poses several obstacles. In order to investigate non-equilibrium systems, stochastic models of energy-exchange have been introduced and they have been used to identify universal properties of non-equilibrium. In these notes, after a brief review of the problem of anomalous transport in 1-dimensional Hamiltonian systems, some boundary-driven interacting random systems are considered and the "duality approach" to their rigorous mathematical treatment is reviewed. Duality theory, of which a brief introduction is given, is a powerful technique to deal with Markov processes and interacting particle systems. The content of these notes is mainly based on the papers [10, 11, 12].

Chiara Franceschini; Cristian Giardina

2014-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Peak Oil profiles through the lens of a general equilibrium assessment  

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This paper disentangles the interactions between oil production profiles, the dynamics of oil prices and growth trends. We do so through a general equilibrium model in which Peak Oil endogenously emerges from the interplay between the geological, technical, macroeconomic and geopolitical determinants of supply and demand under non-perfect expectations. We analyze the macroeconomic effects of oil production profiles and demonstrate that Peak Oil dates that differ only slightly may lead to very different time profiles of oil prices, exportation flows and economic activity. We investigate Middle-East's trade-off between different pricing trajectories in function of two alternative objectives (maximisation of oil revenues or households welfare) and assess its impact on OECD growth trajectories. A sensitivity analysis highlights the respective roles of the amount of resources, inertia on the deployment of non conventional oil and short-term oil price dynamics on Peak Oil dates and long-term oil prices. It also examines the effects of these assumptions on OECD growth and Middle-East strategic tradeoffs.

Henri Waisman; Julie Rozenberg; Olivier Sassi; Jean-Charles Hourcade

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-perfect-fluid space-times in thermodynamic equilibrium and generalized Friedmann equations  

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Assuming homogeneous and parallax-free space-times, in the case of thermodynamic equilibrium, we construct the energy-momentum tensor of non-perfect fluids. To this end we derive the constitutive equations for energy density, isotropic and anisotropic pressure as well as heat-flux from the respective propagation equations. This provides these quantities in closed form, i. e. in terms of the structure constants of the three-dimensional isometry group of homogeneity and, respectively, of the kinematical quantities expansion, rotation and acceleration. Using Einstein's equations, the thereby occurring constants of integration can be determined such that one gets bounds on the kinematical quantities and finds a generalized form of the Friedmann equations. As a consequence, it is shown that, e. g., for a perfect fluid the Friedmann and G\\"odel models can be recovered. All this is derived without assuming any equations of state or other specific thermodynamic conditions, and, in principle, allows one to go beyond the standard phase cosmology to describe the transition from phase to phase dynamically. The constitutive equations deduced for the class of space-times under consideration point in the direction of extended thermodynamics.

Konrad Schatz; Horst-Heino von Borzeszkowski; Thoralf Chrobok

2014-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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General Approach for Deriving Reference Distribution Functions for Systems out of Equilibrium by Statistical Thermodynamics  

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A general approach for deriving the expression of reference (density of) distribution functions, F^0, by statistical thermodynamics and the definition of local equilibrium conditions is illustrated. Even though, this procedure may be adopted for a system subjected to an arbitrary number of thermodynamic forces, as a concrete example of application, we analyze the case of a system submitted to three independent thermodynamic forces and the local equilibrium corresponds to the configuration of minimum entropy production condition and the maximum entropy principle. In this limit case, we show that the derived expression of distribution function is more general than that one, which is currently used for fitting the numerical steady-state solution obtained by simulating the Ion Cyclotron Radiation Heating (ICRH) FAST-plasmas and for describing various scenarios of tokamak plasmas. Through kinetic theory, we fixed the free parameters linking them with the external energy sources. The inverse problem has also been a...

Sonnino, Giorgio; Tlidi, Mustapha; Peeters, Philippe; Steinbrecher, Gyrgy; Milovanov, Alexander

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium and volumetric data and model development of coal fluids  

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The long term goal of our efforts is to develop accurate predictive methods for description of equilibrium phase properties for a variety of types of mixtures and operating conditions. The specific objectives of the work specified herein include: (1) development of an experimental facility having the capability to provide data on equilibrium phase compositions (solubilities) and liquid densities, and doing so with greater accuracy and speed than our previous facility, (2) measurement of equilibrium phase properties for systematically-selected mixtures-specifically those containing important solute gases (such as hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane, ethane, carbonyl sulfide, ammonia) in a series of heavy paraffinic, naphthenic and aromatic solvents (e.g., n-decane, n-eicosane, n-octacosane, n-hexatriacontane, cyclohexane, Decalin, perhydrophenanthrene, perhydropyrene, benzene, naphthalene, phenanthrene, pyrene), (3) testing/development of correlation frameworks for representing the phase behavior of fluids of the type encountered in coal conversion processes, and (4) generalization of parameters in the correlation frameworks to enable accurate predictions for systems of the type studied, permitting predictions to be made for systems and conditions other than those for which experimental data are available.

Robinson, R.L. Jr.; Gasem, K.A.M.; Park, J.

1992-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Entropy and equilibrium state of free market models  

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Many recent models of trade dynamics use the simple idea of wealth exchanges among economic agents in order to obtain a stable or equilibrium distribution of wealth among the agents. In particular, a plain analogy compares the wealth in a society with the energy in a physical system, and the trade between agents to the energy exchange between molecules during collisions. In physical systems, the energy exchange among molecules leads to a state of equipartition of the energy and to an equilibrium situation where the entropy is a maximum. On the other hand, in the majority of exchange models, the system converges to a very unequal condensed state, where one or a few agents concentrate all the wealth of the society while the wide majority of agents shares zero or almost zero fraction of the wealth. So, in those economic systems a minimum entropy state is attained. We propose here an analytical model where we investigate the effects of a particular class of economic exchanges that minimize the entropy. By solving...

Iglesias, J R

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized weapon effectiveness modeling .  

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??In this thesis, we compare weapon effectiveness methods to determine if current effectiveness models provide accurate results. The United States Military currently adheres to a (more)

Anderson, Colin M.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time-Depending Parametric Variational Approach for an Economic General Equilibrium Problem of Pure Exchange with Application  

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This paper considers a qualitative analysis of the solution of a pure exchange general economic equilibrium problem according to two independent parameters. Some recently results obtained by the author in the static and the dynamic case have been collected. Such results have been applied in a particular parametric case: it has been focused the attention on a numerical application for which the existence of the solution of time-depending parametric variational inequality that describes the equilibrium conditions has been proved by means of the direct method. By using MatLab computation after a linear interpolation, the curves of equilibrium have been visualized.

Scaramuzzino, F. [Department of Mathematics, University of Messina (Italy)

2009-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE ARCHITECTURES USING A COMPUTABLE GENERAL  

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EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE ARCHITECTURES USING A COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM of Thesis: Evaluation of International Climate Change Architectures Using a Computable General Equilibrium change architecture; computable general equilibrium model; energy-economy model; cap-and-trade system #12

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An Equilibrium-Based Model of Gas Reaction and Detonation  

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During gaseous diffusion plant operations, conditions leading to the formation of flammable gas mixtures may occasionally arise. Currently, these could consist of the evaporative coolant CFC-114 and fluorinating agents such as F2 and ClF3. Replacement of CFC-114 with a non-ozone-depleting substitute is planned. Consequently, in the future, the substitute coolant must also be considered as a potential fuel in flammable gas mixtures. Two questions of practical interest arise: (1) can a particular mixture sustain and propagate a flame if ignited, and (2) what is the maximum pressure that can be generated by the burning (and possibly exploding) gas mixture, should it ignite? Experimental data on these systems, particularly for the newer coolant candidates, are limited. To assist in answering these questions, a mathematical model was developed to serve as a tool for predicting the potential detonation pressures and for estimating the composition limits of flammability for these systems based on empirical correlations between gas mixture thermodynamics and flammability for known systems. The present model uses the thermodynamic equilibrium to determine the reaction endpoint of a reactive gas mixture and uses detonation theory to estimate an upper bound to the pressure that could be generated upon ignition. The model described and documented in this report is an extended version of related models developed in 1992 and 1999.

Trowbridge, L.D.

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A general concept of natural information equilibrium: from the ideal gas law to the K-Trumpler effect  

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Information theory provides shortcuts which allow one to deal with complex systems. The basic idea one uses for this purpose is the maximum entropy principle developed by Jaynes. However, an extension of this maximum entropy principle to systems far from thermodynamic equilibrium or even to non-physical systems is problematic because it requires an adequate choice of constraints. In this paper we discuss a general concept of natural information equilibrium which does not require any choice of adequate constraints. It is, therefore, directly applicable to systems far from thermodynamic equilibrium and to non-physical systems/processes (e.g. biological processes and economical processes). We demonstrate the validity and the applicability of the concept by three well understood physical processes. As an interesting astronomical application we will show that the concept of natural information equilibrium allows one to rationalize and to quantify the K-Trumpler effect.

P. Fielitz; G. Borchardt

2009-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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3D-Model view characterization using equilibrium planes Adrien Theetten1  

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3D-Model view characterization using equilibrium planes Adrien Theetten1 , Tarik Filali Ansary1 to characteristic views. Abstract We propose a new method for 3D-mesh model charac- teristic view selection. It consists in using the views that come from the equilibrium states of a 3D-model: they cor- respond

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Generalized spin systems and ? models  

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A generalization of the SU(2) spin systems on a lattice and their continuum limit to an arbitrary compact group G is discussed. The continuum limits are, in general, nonrelativistic ?-model-type field theories targeted on a homogeneous space G/H, where H contains the maximal torus of G. In the ferromagnetic case the equations of motion derived from our continuum Lagrangian generalize the Landau-Lifshitz equations with quadratic dispersion relation for small wave vectors. In the antiferromagnetic case the dispersion law is always linear in the long-wavelength limit. The models become relativistic only when G/H is a symmetric space. Also discussed are a generalization of the Holstein-Primakoff representation of the SU(N) algebra, the topological term, and the existence of the instanton-type solutions in the continuum limit of the antiferromagnetic systems.

S. Randjbar-Daemi; Abdus Salam; J. Strathdee

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical modeling of equilibrium of strongly anisotropic plasma in tokamaks and stellarators  

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Theoretical analysis of equilibrium of anisotropic plasma in tokamaks and stellarators is presented. The anisotropy is assumed strong, which includes the cases with essentially nonuniform distributions of plasma pressure on magnetic surfaces. Such distributions can arise at neutral beam injection or at ion cyclotron resonance heating. Then the known generalizations of the standard theory of plasma equilibrium that treat p{sub ?} and p{sub ?} (parallel and perpendicular plasma pressures) as almost constant on magnetic surfaces are not applicable anymore. Explicit analytical prescriptions of the profiles of p{sub ?} and p{sub ?} are proposed that allow modeling of the anisotropic plasma equilibrium even with large ratios of p{sub ?}/p{sub ?} or p{sub ?}/p{sub ?}. A method for deriving the equation for the Shafranov shift is proposed that does not require introduction of the flux coordinates and calculation of the metric tensor. It is shown that for p{sub ?} with nonuniformity described by a single poloidal harmonic, the equation for the Shafranov shift coincides with a known one derived earlier for almost constant p{sub ?} on a magnetic surface. This does not happen in the other more complex case.

Lepikhin, N. D.; Pustovitov, V. D., E-mail: pustovit@nfi.kiae.ru [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation)

2013-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking Dynamic Economic and Ecological General Equilibrium Models*  

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, and participants at an AERE workshop, San Diego, at the North Carolina State Camp Resources IX, and at Univ to as the most important development in economics in the twentieth century (Sandler, 2001). We assert #12

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Formulation for nonaxisymmetric uniformly rotating equilibrium configurations in the second post-Newtonian approximation of general relativity  

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We present a formalism to obtain equilibrium configurations of uniformly rotating fluid in the second post-Newtonian approximation of general relativity. In our formalism, we need to solve 29 Poisson equations, but their source terms decrease rapidly enough at the external region of the matter [i.e., at worst O(r-4)]. Hence these Poisson equations can be solved accurately as the boundary value problem using standard numerical methods. This formalism will be useful to obtain nonaxisymmetric uniformly rotating equilibrium configurations such as synchronized binary neutron stars just before merging and the Jacobi ellipsoid.

Hideki Asada and Masaru Shibata

1996-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Rate-controlled constrained-equilibrium (RCCE) modelling of C1-hydrocarbon fuels.  

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??This dissertation is focused on an important problem faced in chemical kinetic modelling, that is, model order reduction. The method of Rate-Controlled Constrained-Equilibrium (RCCE) firmly (more)

Janbozorgi, Mohammad

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple temperature kinetic model and gas-kinetic method for hypersonic non-equilibrium flow computations  

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Multiple temperature kinetic model and gas-kinetic method for hypersonic non-equilibrium flow. For the non-equilibrium flow computations, i.e., the nozzle flow and hypersonic rarefied flow over flat plate-kinetic method; Hypersonic and rarefied flows 1. Introduction The development of aerospace technology has

Xu, Kun

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Economic Impacts of Potential Foot and Mouth Disease Agro-terrorism in the United States: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis  

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The foot and mouth disease (FMD) virus has high agro-terrorism potential because it is contagious, can be easily transmitted via inanimate objects and can be spread by wind. An outbreak of FMD in developed countries results in massive slaughtering of animals (for disease control) and disruptions in meat supply chains and trade, with potentially large economic losses. Although the United States has been FMD-free since 1929, the potential of FMD as a deliberate terrorist weapon calls for estimates of the physical and economic damage that could result from an outbreak. This paper estimates the economic impacts of three alternative scenarios of potential FMD attacks using a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of the US economy. The three scenarios range from a small outbreak successfully contained within a state to a large multi-state attack resulting in slaughtering of 30 percent of the national livestock. Overall, the value of total output losses in our simulations range between $37 billion (0.15% of 2006 baseline economic output) and $228 billion (0.92%). Major impacts stem from the supply constraint on livestock due to massive animal slaughtering. As expected, the economic losses are heavily concentrated in agriculture and food manufacturing sectors, with losses ranging from $23 billion to $61 billion in the two industries.

Oladosu, Gbadebo A [ORNL] [ORNL; Rose, Adam [University of Southern California, Los Angeles] [University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Bumsoo, Lee [University of Illinois] [University of Illinois

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On the environmental, economic and budgetary impacts of fossil fuel prices: A dynamic general equilibrium analysis of the Portuguese case  

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Abstract This paper examines the influence of fossil fuel prices on carbon dioxide emissions, economic activity, and the public sector account in Portugal. It uses a dynamic general equilibrium model which highlights the mechanisms of endogenous growth and includes a detailed modeling of the public sector. Fuel price scenarios are based on forecasts by the US Department of Energy (DOE-US), the International Energy Agency (IEA-OECD) and IHS Global Insight Inc. The differences in relative fuel prices among the three scenarios lead to substantially different environmental impacts. Higher fuel prices in the DOE-US scenario lead to a 10.2% reduction in the policy effort required to meet the EU 2020 emission targets, while relative price changes in the IEA-OECD scenario result in a 19.2% increase in the required policy effort and decreasing fuel prices increase the emissions deficit by 95.9% under the IHS scenario. In terms of the long term economic impacts, our results suggest a 2.2% reduction in GDP in the DOE-US scenario and 1.9% in the IEA-OECD scenario and an increase of 1.4% in the IHS scenario. As to the budgetary impact, higher fuel prices lead to lower tax revenues, which, coupled with a reduction in public spending translates to lower public deficits. From a methodological perspective, our results highlight the importance of the mechanisms of endogenous growth. A scenario of higher fuel prices would, under exogenous economic growth assumptions, result in larger baseline emissions growth, substantially smaller economic effects, and rather different budgetary effects. From a policy perspective, our results highlight the importance of fossil fuel prices in defining the level of policy intervention required for compliance with international and domestic climate change legislation.

Alfredo M. Pereira; Rui M. Pereira

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of the price of gasoline on the urban economy: From route choice to general equilibrium  

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RELU-TRAN2, a spatial computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of the Chicago MSA is used to understand how gasoline use, car-VMT, on-the-road fuel intensity, trips and location patterns, housing, labor and product markets respond to a gas price increase. We find a long-run elasticity of gasoline demand (with congestion endogenous) of ?0.081, keeping constant car prices and the TFI (technological fuel intensity) of car types but allowing consumers to choose from car types. 43% of this long run elasticity is from switching to transit; 15% from trip, car-type and location choice; 38% from price, wage and rent equilibration, and 4% from building stock changes. 79% of the long run elasticity is from changes in car-VMT (the extensive margin) and 21% from savings in gasoline per mile (the intensive margin); with 83% of this intensive margin from changes in congestion and 17% from the substitution in favor of lower TFI. An exogenous trend-line improvement of the TFI of the car-types available for choice raises the long-run response to a percent increase in the gas price from ?0.081 to ?0.251. Thus, only 1/3 of the long-run response to the gas price stems from consumer choices and 2/3 from progress in fuel intensity. From 2000 to 2007, real gas prices rose 53.7%, the average car fuel intensity improved 2.7% and car prices fell 20%. The model predicts that from these changes alone, keeping constant population, income, etc. aggregate gasoline use in this period would have fallen by 5.2%.

Alex Anas; Tomoru Hiramatsu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamics of the General Diffusion Process: Equilibrium Supercurrent and Nonequilibrium Driven Circulation with Dissipation  

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Unbalanced probability circulation, which yields cyclic motions in phase space, is the defining characteristics of a stationary diffusion process without detailed balance. In over-damped soft matter systems, such behavior is a hallmark of the presence of a sustained external driving force accompanied with dissipations. In an under-damped and strongly correlated system, however, cyclic motions are often the consequences of a conservative dynamics. In the present paper, we give a novel interpretation of a class of diffusion processes with stationary circulation in terms of a Maxwell-Boltzmann equilibrium in which cyclic motions are on the level set of stationary probability density function thus non-dissipative, e.g., a supercurrent. This implies an orthogonality between stationary circulation $J^{ss}(x)$ and the gradient of stationary probability density $f^{ss}(x)>0$. A sufficient and necessary condition for the orthogonality is a decomposition of the drift $b(x)=j(x)+ D(x)\

Hong Qian

2014-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Verification of the equilibrium and MHD stability codes within the Integrated Tokamak Modeling Task Force framework.  

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in order to avoid discrepancies in the results treatment. Often numerical codes use different post- and pre 2012, San Diego, US Validation of the numerical tools used for modeling of the fusion plasmaVerification of the equilibrium and MHD stability codes within the Integrated Tokamak Modeling Task

Vlad, Gregorio

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Equilibrium and volumetric data and model development for coal fluids. Final report, October 1, 1990--September 30, 1993  

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Under continued support from DOE, an experimental facility has been established and operated to measure valuable vapor-liquid equilibrium data for systems of interest in the production and processing of coal fluids. To facilitate the development and testing of models for predicting the phase behavior for such systems, we have acquired substantial amounts of data on the equilibrium phase compositions for binary mixtures of heavy hydrocarbon solvents with the supercritical solutes hydrogen, methane, ethane, CO, and CO{sub 2}. During the course of this project, solubility data were obtained on twenty-two binary mixtures of CO, hydrogen, or nitrogen in a series of paraffinic, naphthenic and aromatic solvents (decane, eicosane, octacosane, hexatriacontane, cyclohexane, decalin, benzene, naphthalene, phenanthrene, pyrene). The measurements were conducted at temperatures from 310 to 433 K, pressures to 22 MPa, and solute mole fraction from 0.01 to 0.30. Estimated errors of the measured gas solubilities in the selected solvents are less than 0.001. Specific accomplishments of this project included (a) upgrading our experimental facility to permit highly accurate measurements of equilibrium phase compositions (solubilities) and phase densities; (b) measuring these properties for systematically-selected binary mixtures to provide critically needed input data for correlation development; (c) developing and testing models suitable for describing the phase behavior of coal-fluid mixtures, and the modeling results in generalized, practical formats suitable for use in process engineering calculations.

Robinson, R.L. Jr.; Gasem, K.A.M.; Park, J.; Tong, J.; Shaver, R.D.; Bader, M.S.; Twomey, D.W.

1994-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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A Numerical Model for the Equilibrium Shape of Electrified Raindrops  

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The model Beard Chuang, using the differential form of Laplace's formula, has been extended to raindrop shapes under the influence of vertical electric fields and drop charges. A finite volume method was used with a boundary-fitted coordinate ...

Catherine C. Chuang; Kenneth V. Beard

1990-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NON-EQUILIBRIUM IONIZATION MODELING OF THE CURRENT SHEET IN A SIMULATED SOLAR ERUPTION  

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The current sheet that extends from the top of flare loops and connects to an associated flux rope is a common structure in models of coronal mass ejections (CMEs). To understand the observational properties of CME current sheets, we generated predictions from a flare/CME model to be compared with observations. We use a simulation of a large-scale CME current sheet previously reported by Reeves et al. This simulation includes ohmic and coronal heating, thermal conduction, and radiative cooling in the energy equation. Using the results of this simulation, we perform time-dependent ionization calculations of the flow in a CME current sheet and construct two-dimensional spatial distributions of ionic charge states for multiple chemical elements. We use the filter responses from the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) on the Solar Dynamics Observatory and the predicted intensities of emission lines to compute the count rates for each of the AIA bands. The results show differences in the emission line intensities between equilibrium and non-equilibrium ionization. The current sheet plasma is underionized at low heights and overionized at large heights. At low heights in the current sheet, the intensities of the AIA 94 A and 131 A channels are lower for non-equilibrium ionization than for equilibrium ionization. At large heights, these intensities are higher for non-equilibrium ionization than for equilibrium ionization inside the current sheet. The assumption of ionization equilibrium would lead to a significant underestimate of the temperature low in the current sheet and overestimate at larger heights. We also calculate the intensities of ultraviolet lines and predict emission features to be compared with events from the Ultraviolet Coronagraph Spectrometer on the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, including a low-intensity region around the current sheet corresponding to this model.

Shen Chengcai; Reeves, Katharine K.; Raymond, John C.; Murphy, Nicholas A. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Ko, Yuan-Kuen [Space Science Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375 (United States); Lin Jun [Yunnan Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 110, Kunming, Yunnan 650011 (China); Mikic, Zoran; Linker, Jon A. [Predictive Science, Inc. (PSI), San Diego, CA 92121-2910 (United States)

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Elastic Model: thermal vs non-thermal initial conditions. Universal scaling, roughening, ageing and ergodicity  

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We study correlation properties of the generalized elastic model which accounts for the dynamics of polymers, membranes, surfaces and fluctuating interfaces, among others. We develop a theoretical framework which leads to the emergence of universal scaling laws for systems starting from thermal (equilibrium) or non-thermal (non-equilibrium) initial conditions. Our analysis incorporates and broadens previous results such as observables' double scaling regimes, (super)roughening and anomalous diffusion, and furnishes a new scaling behavior for correlation functions at small times (long distances). We discuss ageing and ergodic properties of the generalized elastic model in non-equilibrium conditions, providing a comparison with the situation occurring in continuous time random walk. Our analysis also allows to assess which observable is able to distinguish whether the system is in or far from equilibrium conditions in an experimental set-up.

Taloni, Alessandro; Klafter, Joseph; 10.1209/0295-5075/97/30001

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell using Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics: A Second Law analysis of assumptions and parameters:.  

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??In this work, a model derived from Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, for the Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, was utilized in order to explore the effect of (more)

Garcia Navarro, J.C.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Capacity Constrained Supply Function Equilibrium Models of Electricity Markets: Stability, Non-  

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PWP-089 Capacity Constrained Supply Function Equilibrium Models of Electricity Markets: Stability of an electricity market where strategic firms have capacity constraints. We show that if firms have heterogeneous of California Energy Institute 2539 Channing Way Berkeley, California 94720-5180 www.ucei.org #12;Capacity

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Long-Run Equilibrium Modeling of Emissions Allowance Allocation Systems in Electric Power Markets  

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Carbon dioxide allowance trading systems for electricity generators are in place in the European Union and in several U.S. states. An important question in the design of such systems is how allowances are to be initially allocated: by auction, by giving ... Keywords: Equilibrium programming, economics, electricity and emissions markets, model properties and applications

Jinye Zhao; Benjamin F. Hobbs; Jong-Shi Pang

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aluminium in an ocean general circulation model  

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;Forcing: currents Figure: Velocity (m/s) at ocean surface, average of an OPA climatology Marco van Hulten: Aluminium in an ocean general circulation model 5 #12;Forcing: currents Figure: Atlantic OverturningAluminium in an ocean general circulation model Marco van Hulten November 15, 2011 This research

Haak, Hein

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth across stress barriers  

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth in revised form 13 February 2010 Accepted 10 March 2010 Keywords: Hydraulic fracture P3D Symmetric stress-called ``pseudo three-dimensional'' (P3D) model for a hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth across two

Peirce, Anthony

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Non-equilibrium phase transition in an exactly solvable driven Ising model with friction  

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A driven Ising model with friction due to magnetic correlations has recently been proposed by Kadau et al. (Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 137205 (2008)). The non-equilibrium phase transition present in this system is investigated in detail using analytical methods as well as Monte Carlo simulations. In the limit of high driving velocities $v$ the model shows mean field behavior due to dimensional reduction and can be solved exactly for various geometries. The simulations are performed with three different single spin flip rates: the common Metropolis and Glauber rates as well as a multiplicative rate. Due to the non-equilibrium nature of the model all rates lead to different critical temperatures at $v>0$, while the exact solution matches the multiplicative rate. Finally, the cross-over from Ising to mean field behavior as function of velocity and system size is analysed in one and two dimensions.

Alfred Hucht

2009-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Strongly anisotropic non-equilibrium phase transition in Ising models with friction  

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The non-equilibrium phase transition in driven two-dimensional Ising models with two different geometries is investigated using Monte Carlo methods as well as analytical calculations. The models show dissipation through fluctuation induced friction near the critical point. We first consider high driving velocities and demonstrate that both systems are in the same universality class and undergo a strongly anisotropic non-equilibrium phase transition, with anisotropy exponent \\theta=3. Within a field theoretical ansatz the simulation results are confirmed. The crossover from Ising to mean field behavior in dependency of system size and driving velocity is analyzed using crossover scaling. It turns out that for all finite velocities the phase transition becomes strongly anisotropic in the thermodynamic limit.

Sebastian Angst; Alfred Hucht; Dietrich E. Wolf

2012-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium Model for Ion Exchange Between Multivalent Cations and Zeolite-A in a Molten Salt  

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A two-site equilibrium model that previously only accommodated monovalent cations has been extended to include divalent and trivalent cations for ion exchange between zeolite-A and molten chloride salts, a process being considered for concentrating nuclear fission products into high level waste forms. Equilibrium constants were determined by fitting the model to equilibrium data sets for ion exchange between zeolite-A and Cs ternary salt (CsCl-LiCl-KCl), Rb ternary salt (RbCl-LiCl-KCl), Na ternary salt (NaCl-LiCl-KCl), Sr ternary salt (SrCl2-LiCl-KCl), and U ternary salt (UCl3-LiCl-KCl). The results reveal a good fit between the experimental data sets and the model. The two ion exchange sites, framework sites and occluded sites, demonstrate different relative selectivities for the cations. It was found that Sr2_ is the preferred cation in the ion exchange site, and Cs_ is the preferred cation in the occlusion site. Meanwhile, Li_ has the highest combined selectivity when both ion exchange and occlusion sites are considered. Interestingly, divalent and trivalent species are more preferred in the ion exchange site than the monovalent species with the exception of Li_.

Supathorn Phongikaroon; Michael Simpson

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An equilibrium double-twist model for the radial structure of collagen fibrils  

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Mammalian tissues contain networks and ordered arrays of collagen fibrils originating from the periodic self-assembly of helical 300 nm long tropocollagen complexes. The fibril radius is typically between 25 to 250 nm, and tropocollagen at the surface appears to exhibit a characteristic twist-angle with respect to the fibril axis. Similar fibril radii and twist-angles at the surface are observed in vitro, suggesting that these features are controlled by a similar self-assembly process. In this work, we propose a physical mechanism of equilibrium radius control for collagen fibrils based on a radially varying double-twist alignment of tropocollagen within a collagen fibril. The free-energy of alignment is similar to that of liquid crystalline blue phases, and we employ an analytic Euler-Lagrange and numerical free energy minimization to determine the twist-angle between the molecular axis and the fibril axis along the radial direction. Competition between the different elastic energy components, together with a surface energy, determines the equilibrium radius and twist-angle at the fibril surface. A simplified model with a twist-angle that is linear with radius is a reasonable approximation in some parameter regimes, and explains a power-law dependence of radius and twist-angle at the surface as parameters are varied. Fibril radius and twist-angle at the surface corresponding to an equilibrium free-energy minimum are consistent with existing experimental measurements of collagen fibrils. Remarkably, in the experimental regime, all of our model parameters are important for controlling equilibrium structural parameters of collagen fibrils.

Aidan I Brown; Laurent Kreplak; Andrew D Rutenberg

2014-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Influence of Thermal Pressure on Equilibrium Models of Hypermassive Neutron Star Merger Remnants  

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The merger of two neutron stars leaves behind a rapidly spinning hypermassive object whose survival is believed to depend on the maximum mass supported by the nuclear equation of state, angular momentum redistribution by (magneto-)rotational instabilities, and spindown by gravitational waves. The high temperatures (~5-40 MeV) prevailing in the merger remnant may provide thermal pressure support that could increase its maximum mass and, thus, its life on a neutrino-cooling timescale. We investigate the role of thermal pressure support in hypermassive merger remnants by computing sequences of spherically-symmetric and axisymmetric uniformly and differentially rotating equilibrium solutions to the general-relativistic stellar structure equations. Using a set of finite-temperature nuclear equations of state, we find that hot maximum-mass critically spinning configurations generally do not support larger baryonic masses than their cold counterparts. However, subcritically spinning configurations with mean density of less than a few times nuclear saturation density yield a significantly thermally enhanced mass. Even without decreasing the maximum mass, cooling and other forms of energy loss can drive the remnant to an unstable state. We infer secular instability by identifying approximate energy turning points in equilibrium sequences of constant baryonic mass parametrized by maximum density. Energy loss carries the remnant along the direction of decreasing gravitational mass and higher density until instability triggers collapse. Since configurations with more thermal pressure support are less compact and thus begin their evolution at a lower maximum density, they remain stable for longer periods after merger.

J. D. Kaplan; C. D. Ott; E. P. O'Connor; K. Kiuchi; L. Roberts; M. Duez

2013-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Intertemporal Computable Equilibrium System (ICES) | Open Energy  

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Intertemporal Computable Equilibrium System (ICES) Intertemporal Computable Equilibrium System (ICES) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Intertemporal Computable Equilibrium System (ICES) Agency/Company /Organization: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Sector: Climate, Energy Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: www.feem.it/getpage.aspx?id=138&sez=Research&padre=18&sub=75&idsub=102 Related Tools Ex Ante Appraisal Carbon-Balance Tool (EX-ACT) General Equilibrium Model for Economy - Energy - Environment (GEM-E3) DNE21+ ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS A recursive dynamic general equilibrium model developed with the main but not exclusive purpose of assessing the final welfare implication of climate change impacts on world economies. In addition to climate-change impact

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The application of a chemical equilibrium model, SOLTEQ, to predict the chemical speciations in stabilized/solidified waste forms  

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THE APPLICATION OI' A CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM MODEL, SOLTEQ, TO PREDICT THK CHEMICAL SPKCIATIONS IN STABILIZED/SOLIDIFIED WASTE FORMS A Thesis by JOO-YANG PARK Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1994 Major Subject: Civil Engineering THE APPLICATION OF A CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM MODEL, SOLTEQ, TO PREDICT THE CHEMICAL SPECIATIONS IN STABILIZED/SOLIDIFIED WASTE FORMS A Thesis...

Park, Joo-Yang

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling anisotropic fluid spheres in general relativity  

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We argue that an arbitrary general relativistic anisotropic fluid sphere, (spherically symmetric but with transverse pressure not equal to radial pressure), can nevertheless be successfully modelled by suitable linear combinations of quite ordinary classical matter: an isotropic perfect fluid, a classical electromagnetic field, and a classical (minimally coupled) scalar field. While the most general decomposition is not unique, a preferred minimal decomposition can be constructed that is unique. We show how the classical energy conditions for the anisotropic fluid sphere can be related to energy conditions for the isotropic perfect fluid, electromagnetic field, and scalar field components of the model. Furthermore we show how this decomposition relates to the distribution of electric charge density and scalar charge density throughout the model that is used to mimic the anisotropic fluid sphere. Consequently, we can build physically reasonable matter models for almost any spherically symmetric spacetime.

Boonserm, Petarpa; Visser, Matt

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Driving kinetically constrained models into non-equilibrium steady states: structural and slow transport properties  

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Complex fluids in shear flow and biased dynamics in crowded environments exhibit counterintuitive features which are difficult to address both at theoretical level and by molecular dynamic simulations. To understand some of these features we study a schematic model of highly viscous liquid, the 2D Kob-Andersen kinetically constrained model, driven into non-equilibrium steady states by a uniform non-Hamiltonian force. We present a detailed numerical analysis of the microscopic behavior of the model, including transversal and longitudinal spatial correlations and dynamic heterogeneities. In particular, we show that at high particle density the transition from positive to negative resistance regimes in the current vs field relation can be explained via the emergence of nontrivial structures that intermittently trap the particles and slow down the dynamics. We relate such spatial structures to the current vs field relation in the different transport regimes.

Francesco Turci; Estelle Pitard; Mauro Sellitto

2012-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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THERMAL NON-EQUILIBRIUM REVISITED: A HEATING MODEL FOR CORONAL LOOPS  

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The location and frequency of events that heat the million-degree corona are still a matter of debate. One potential heating scenario is that the energy release is effectively steady and highly localized at the footpoints of coronal structures. Such an energy deposition drives thermal non-equilibrium solutions in the hydrodynamic equations in longer loops. This heating scenario was considered and discarded by Klimchuk et al. on the basis of their one-dimensional simulations as incapable of reproducing observational characteristics of loops. In this paper, we use three-dimensional simulations to generate synthetic emission images, from which we select and analyze six loops. The main differences between our model and that of Klimchuk et al. concern (1) dimensionality, (2) resolution, (3) geometrical properties of the loops, (4) heating function, and (5) radiative function. We find evidence, in this small set of simulated loops, that the evolution of the light curves, the variation of temperature along the loops, the density profile, and the absence of small-scale structures are compatible with the characteristics of observed loops. We conclude that quasi-steady footpoint heating that drives thermal non-equilibrium solutions cannot yet be ruled out as a viable heating scenario for EUV loops.

Lionello, Roberto; Linker, Jon A.; Mikic, Zoran [Predictive Science, Inc., 9990 Mesa Rim Rd., Ste. 170, San Diego, CA 92121-2910 (United States); Winebarger, Amy R. [NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, ZP 13, Huntsville, AL 35812 (United States); Mok, Yung, E-mail: lionel@predsci.com, E-mail: linkerj@predsci.com, E-mail: mikicz@predsci.com, E-mail: amy.r.winebarger@nasa.gov, E-mail: ymok@uci.edu [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, 4129 Reines Hall, Irvine, CA 92697 (United States)

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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A generalized interval probability-based optimization method for training generalized hidden Markov model  

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Recently a generalized hidden Markov model (GHMM) was proposed for solving the information fusion problems under aleatory and epistemic uncertainties in engineering application. In GHMM, aleatory uncertainty is captured by the probability measure whereas ... Keywords: Generalized Baum-Welch algorithm, Generalized Jensen inequality, Generalized hidden Markov model, Generalized interval probability, State recognition

Fengyun Xie; Bo Wu; Youmin Hu; Yan Wang; Guangfei Jia; Yao Cheng

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized parafermionic theory and integrable lattice models  

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We show that the criticality of integrable lattice models based on the Lie algebras An,Dn,En can be understood as the product of certain numbers of bosonic fields and a generalized parafermionic (fractional spin) theory (GPT). We compute the central charge of the GPT using the thermodynamic Bethe-ansatz approach. For the model associated with the A2 Lie algebra, we propose that the associated GPT can be described by a composition of Ising and tricritical-Ising conformal field theories.

Mrcio Jos Martins

1990-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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General Expressions for Ellipsoidal-Valley Quantum Transport in Arbitrary Growth Direction: Non-Equilibrium Green's Function  

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A theoretical method for the calculation of quantum transport in an ellipsoidal valley is presented. This method is developed using a non-equilibrium Green's function framework. Importantly, it is instructive that kz is separated into two parts so that the wrong figure shape of the transmission coefficients does not exist. The L-electron effect on AlAsGaAsAlAs double barrier structures oriented in the [001], [111], and [110] growth directions is explored using the proposed method.

Chun-Nan Chen; Wei-Long Su; Meng-En Lee; Jen-Yi Jen; Yiming Li

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth across stress barriers  

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Analysis of the classical pseudo-3D model for hydraulic fracture with equilibrium height growth t This paper deals with the so-called ``pseudo three-dimensional'' (P3D) model for a hydraulic fracture of the length, height, and aperture of the hydraulic fracture, in contrast to the numerical formulations adopted

Peirce, Anthony

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Market power, fuel substitution and infrastructure A large-scale equilibrium model of global energy markets  

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Abstract Assessing and quantifying the impacts of technological, economic, and policy shifts in the global energy system requirelarge-scale numerical models. We propose a dynamic multi-fuel market equilibrium model that combines endogenous fuel substitution within demand sectors and in power generation, detailed infrastructure capacity constraints and investment, as well as strategic behaviour and market power aspects by suppliers in a unified framework. This model is the first of its kind in which market power is exerted across several fuels. Using a data set based on the IEA (International Energy Agency) World Energy Outlook 2013 (New Policies scenario, time horizon 20102050, 30 regions, 10 fuels), we illustrate the functionality of the model in two scenarios: a reduction of shale gas availability in the US relative to current projections leads to an even stronger increase of power generation from natural gas in the European Union relative to the base case; this is due to a shift in global fossil fuel trade. In the second scenario, a tightening of the EU ETS emission cap by 80% in 2050 combined with a stronger biofuel mandate spawns a renaissance of nuclear power after 2030 and a strong electrification of the transportation sector. We observe carbon leakage rates from the unilateral mitigation effort of 6070%.

Daniel Huppmann; Ruud Egging

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A numerical model of non-equilibrium thermal plasmas. I. Transport properties  

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A self-consistent and complete numerical model for investigating the fundamental processes in a non-equilibrium thermal plasma system consists of the governing equations and the corresponding physical properties of the plasmas. In this paper, a new kinetic theory of the transport properties of two-temperature (2-T) plasmas, based on the solution of the Boltzmann equation using a modified Chapman-Enskog method, is presented. This work is motivated by the large discrepancies between the theories for the calculation of the transport properties of 2-T plasmas proposed by different authors in previous publications. In the present paper, the coupling between electrons and heavy species is taken into account, but reasonable simplifications are adopted, based on the physical fact that m{sub e}/m{sub h} Much-Less-Than 1, where m{sub e} and m{sub h} are, respectively, the masses of electrons and heavy species. A new set of formulas for the transport coefficients of 2-T plasmas is obtained. The new theory has important physical and practical advantages over previous approaches. In particular, the diffusion coefficients are complete and satisfy the mass conversation law due to the consideration of the coupling between electrons and heavy species. Moreover, this essential requirement is satisfied without increasing the complexity of the transport coefficient formulas. Expressions for the 2-T combined diffusion coefficients are obtained. The expressions for the transport coefficients can be reduced to the corresponding well-established expressions for plasmas in local thermodynamic equilibrium for the case in which the electron and heavy-species temperatures are equal.

Zhang XiaoNing; Xia WeiDong [Department of Thermal Science and Energy Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui Province 230026 (China); Li HePing [Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084 (China); Murphy, Anthony B. [CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, PO Box 218, Lindfield NSW 2070 (Australia)

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Adsorption of model textile dyes from aqueous solutions using agricultural wastes as adsorbents: equilibrium, kinetics and fixed bed column study  

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Gram husk and groundnut shell are cheap and abundantly available agricultural waste materials in India. A systematic study on the adsorption of some model dyes from aqueous solution on these low-cost adsorbents has been attempted. Model dyes used were Methylene Blue, Rhodamine B, Congo Red, Eosine Y and Metanil Yellow. Equilibrium, kinetics and column experiments were performed. Effects of different process variables have been studied. Equilibrium data fitted well in Langmuir and Freundlich isotherm equations. A model using Freundlich equation has been developed for interpretation of kinetic data. Other models such as Lagergren equation and pseudo second order equation were also used. Of these models, pseudo second order equation was found to be the most satisfactory. Column experiments were carried out with gram-husk and Rhodamine B. The data could be correlated well with BDST model.

Sampa Chakrabarti; Basab Chaudhuri; Binay K. Dutta

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Complexation of uranyl ion by tetrahexylmalonamides: an equilibrium modeling and infrared spectroscopic study  

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We investigated the extraction of uranyl nitrate from aqueous sodium nitrate with a series of tetrahexylmalonamides. The tetrahexylmalonamides considered were N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexylmalonamide (THMA), N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexyl-2-methylmalonamide (MeTHMA), and N,N,N?,N?-tetrahexyl-2,2-dimethylmalonamide (DiMeTHMA). This series allowed for a systematic determination of the effects of alkyl substitution of the methylene carbon. Equilibrium modeling of the extraction data indicates that at 1 M NaNO3, two extracted species are formed: UO2(NO3)2L2 and UO2(NO3)2L3. The relative abundance of these two species depends on the nature of the tetrahexylmalonamide ligand. The UO2(NO3)2L2 species is dominant in the DiMeTHMA system, with very little formation of the UO2(NO3)2L3 species. In contrast, the UO2(NO3)2L3 species is more predominant in the MeTHMA case. The case of THMA lies in between. The greater propensity of MeTHMA versus THMA to bind in a 3:1 fashion to uranyl ion might reflect the greater basicity of the carbonyl oxygens in MeTHMA. The fact that DiMeTHMA binds primarily in 2:1 fashion suggests that steric constraints are more important in that ligand. As the nitrate concentration is increased, the ligand-to-metal ratios tend to decrease, i.e. the UO2(NO3)2L2 species tends to predominate, while the UO2(NO3)2L3 species becomes less important. In the case of THMA and MeTHMA, equilibrium modeling suggests the existence of a UO2(NO3)2L species at higher nitrate concentrations. FTIR spectral studies confirm that at least two uranylTHMA complexes formed, one of which has been identified as UO2(NO3)2(THMA) by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The identity of the second species has not been definitively determined, but is most likely UO2(NO3)2(THMA)2.

Gregg J. Lumetta; Bruce K. McNamara; Brian M. Rapko; James E. Hutchison

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Key words. Emissions markets, Cap-and-trade schemes, Equilibrium models, Environmental MARKET DESIGN FOR EMISSION TRADING SCHEMES  

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Key words. Emissions markets, Cap-and-trade schemes, Equilibrium models, Environmental Finance. MARKET DESIGN FOR EMISSION TRADING SCHEMES REN´E CARMONA , MAX FEHR , JURI HINZ , AND ARNAUD PORCHET to help policy makers and regulators understand the pros and the cons of the emissions markets. We propose

Carmona, Rene

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Strong antibunching in a generalized Rabi model  

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We consider a generalized version of the Rabi model that includes a nonlinear, dispersive-type atom-field interaction in addition to the usual linear dipole coupling, as well as cavity dissipation. An effective system of this sort arises, for example, in a quantum simulation of the Rabi model based upon Raman transitions in an optical cavity QED setting [A. L. Grimsmo and S. Parkins, Phys. Rev. A {\\bf87}, 033814 (2013)]. For a suitable choice of the nonlinear interaction strength, near degeneracies of the states in the cavity-mode vacuum and single-photon subspaces, in combination with cavity loss, gives rise to an essentially closed cycle of excitations and photon emissions within these subspaces. Consequently, the cavity output field is strongly antibunched. We develop a quantum-trajectory-based description of the system that models its key properties very well, and use a simple dressed-state picture to explain the novel structure of the cavity fluorescence spectrum. We also present numerical results for a potential realization of the system using a rubidium atom coupled strongly to a high-finesse optical cavity mode.

Arne L. Grimsmo; Scott Parkins

2013-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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New model for nucleon generalized parton distributions  

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We describe a new type of models for nucleon generalized parton distributions (GPDs) H and E. They are heavily based on the fact nucleon GPDs require to use two forms of double distribution (DD) representations. The outcome of the new treatment is that the usual DD+D-term construction should be amended by an extra term, {xi} E{sub +}{sup 1} (x,{xi}) which has the DD structure {alpha}/{beta} e({beta},{alpha}, with e({beta},{alpha}) being the DD that generates GPD E(x,{xi}). We found that this function, unlike the D-term, has support in the whole -1 <= x <= 1 region. Furthermore, it does not vanish at the border points |x|={xi}.

Radyushkin, Anatoly V. [JLAB, Newport News, VA (United States)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributional Impacts of a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Policy: A General Equilibrium Analysis of Carbon Pricing  

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We develop a new model of the U.S., the U.S. Regional Energy Policy (USREP) model that is resolved for large states and regions of the U.S. and by income class and apply the model to investigate a $15 per ton CO2 equivalent ...

Paltsev, Sergey

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Cap-and-Trade Modeling and Analysis: Congested Electricity Market Equilibrium.  

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??This dissertation presents an equilibrium framework for analyzing the impact of cap-and-trade regulation on transmission-constrained electricity market. The cap-and-trade regulation of greenhouse gas emissions has (more)

Limpaitoon, Tanachai

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General single phase wellbore flow model  

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A general wellbore flow model, which incorporates not only frictional, accelerational and gravitational pressure drops, but also the pressure drop caused by inflow, is presented in this report. The new wellbore model is readily applicable to any wellbore perforation patterns and well completions, and can be easily incorporated in reservoir simulators or analytical reservoir inflow models. Three dimensionless numbers, the accelerational to frictional pressure gradient ratio R{sub af}, the gravitational to frictional pressure gradient ratio R{sub gf}, and the inflow-directional to accelerational pressure gradient ratio R{sub da}, have been introduced to quantitatively describe the relative importance of different pressure gradient components. For fluid flow in a production well, it is expected that there may exist up to three different regions of the wellbore: the laminar flow region, the partially-developed turbulent flow region, and the fully-developed turbulent flow region. The laminar flow region is located near the well toe, the partially-turbulent flow region lies in the middle of the wellbore, while the fully-developed turbulent flow region is at the downstream end or the heel of the wellbore. Length of each region depends on fluid properties, wellbore geometry and flow rate. As the distance from the well toe increases, flow rate in the wellbore increases and the ratios R{sub af} and R{sub da} decrease. Consequently accelerational and inflow-directional pressure drops have the greatest impact in the toe region of the wellbore. Near the well heel the local wellbore flow rate becomes large and close to the total well production rate, here R{sub af} and R{sub da} are small, therefore, both the accelerational and inflow-directional pressure drops can be neglected.

Ouyang, Liang-Biao; Arbabi, S.; Aziz, K.

1997-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

93

Quantum Quenches and Off-Equilibrium Dynamical Transition in the Infinite-Dimensional Bose-Hubbard Model  

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We study the off-equilibrium dynamics of the infinite-dimensional Bose-Hubbard model after a quantum quench. The dynamics can be analyzed exactly by mapping it to an effective Newtonian evolution. For integer filling, we find a dynamical transition separating regimes of small and large quantum quenches starting from the superfluid state. This transition is very similar to the one found for the fermionic Hubbard model by mean field approximations.

Sciolla, Bruno; Biroli, Giulio [Institut de Physique Theorique, CEA/DSM/IPhT-CNRS/URA 2306 CEA-Saclay, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette (France)

2010-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospects for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the United States and Japan: A general equilibrium analysis  

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Prospects for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the United States and Japan: A general-in hybrid electric vehicles Environmental policy Emissions a b s t r a c t The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) may offer a potential near term, low-carbon alternative to today's gasoline- and diesel-powered

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Interacting holographic generalized Chaplygin gas model  

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In this paper we consider a correspondence between the holographic dark energy density and interacting generalized Chaplygin gas energy density in FRW universe. Then we reconstruct the potential of the scalar field which describe the generalized Chaplygin cosmology.

M. R. Setare

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MODELING THE NEAR-ULTRAVIOLET BAND OF GK STARS. I. LOCAL THERMODYNAMIC EQUILIBRIUM MODELS  

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We present a grid of LTE atmospheric models and synthetic spectra that covers the spectral class range from mid-G to mid-K, and luminosity classes from V to III, that is dense in T{sub eff} sampling ({Delta}T {sub eff} = 62.5 K), for stars of solar metallicity and moderately metal-poor scaled solar abundance ([A/H]=0.0 and -0.5). All models have been computed with two choices of atomic line list: (1) the 'big' line lists of Kurucz that best reproduce the broadband solar blue and near-UV f{sub {lambda}} level, and (2) the 'small' lists of Kurucz and Peytremann that provide the best fit to the high-resolution solar blue and near-UV spectrum. We compare our model spectral energy distributions to a sample of stars carefully selected from the large catalog of uniformly re-calibrated spectrophotometry of Burnashev with the goal of determining how the quality of fit varies with stellar parameters, especially in the historically troublesome blue and near-UV bands. We confirm that our models computed with the 'big' line list recover the derived T {sub eff} values of the PHOENIX NextGen grid, but find that the models computed with the 'small' line list provide greater internal self-consistency among different spectral bands, and closer agreement with the empirical T{sub eff} scale of Ramirez and Melendez, but not to the interferometrically derived T{sub eff} values of Baines et al. We find no evidence that the near-UV band discrepancy between models and observations for Arcturus ({alpha} Boo) reported in two works by Short and Hauschildt is pervasive, and that Arcturus may be peculiar in this regard.

Short, C. Ian [Department of Astronomy and Physics and Institute for Computational Astrophysics, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3 (Canada); Hauschildt, P. H., E-mail: ishort@ap.smu.c, E-mail: yeti@hs.uni-hamburg.d [Hamburger Sternwarte, Gojenbergsweg 112, 21029 Hamburg (Germany)

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Physical Langevin model and the time-series model in systems far from equilibrium  

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To bridge the gap between a physical Langevin equation and a stochastic equation used in the time-series analysis, and to clarify the physical foundations of the latter, the time-series model from the Langevin equation is derived with the aid of two manipulationselimination of irrelevant variables and projection of state variables upon a space spanned by observed quantities. The order of the two manipulations is shown to be important to find an equation called the Kalman filter in control theory. All the results are summarized in a concise schematic diagram which relates various models and equations established so far in different fields.

Kuniharu Kishida

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Improved Radiation Modeling to General Circulation Models  

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This research has accomplished its primary objectives of developing accurate and efficient radiation codes, validating them with measurements and higher resolution models, and providing these advancements to the global modeling community to enhance the treatment of cloud and radiative processes in weather and climate prediction models. A critical component of this research has been the development of the longwave and shortwave broadband radiative transfer code for general circulation model (GCM) applications, RRTMG, which is based on the single-column reference code, RRTM, also developed at AER. RRTMG is a rigorously tested radiation model that retains a considerable level of accuracy relative to higher resolution models and measurements despite the performance enhancements that have made it possible to apply this radiation code successfully to global dynamical models. This model includes the radiative effects of all significant atmospheric gases, and it treats the absorption and scattering from liquid and ice clouds and aerosols. RRTMG also includes a statistical technique for representing small-scale cloud variability, such as cloud fraction and the vertical overlap of clouds, which has been shown to improve cloud radiative forcing in global models. This development approach has provided a direct link from observations to the enhanced radiative transfer provided by RRTMG for application to GCMs. Recent comparison of existing climate model radiation codes with high resolution models has documented the improved radiative forcing capability provided by RRTMG, especially at the surface, relative to other GCM radiation models. Due to its high accuracy, its connection to observations, and its computational efficiency, RRTMG has been implemented operationally in many national and international dynamical models to provide validated radiative transfer for improving weather forecasts and enhancing the prediction of global climate change.

Michael J Iacono

2011-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Mathematical Problems of Radiative Equilibrium  

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... in turn with the cases of purely absorbing and grey material in local radiative equilibrium (Schwarzschild-Milne model) and that of monochromatic radiative equilibrium with scattering but zero emissivity (Schuster ...

1935-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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A general moment NRIXS approach to the determination of equilibrium Fe isotopic fractionation factors: application to goethite and jarosite  

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We measured the reduced partition function ratios for iron isotopes in goethite FeO(OH), potassium-jarosite KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6, and hydronium-jarosite (H3O)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6, by Nuclear Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering (NRIXS, also known as Nuclear Resonance Vibrational Spectroscopy -NRVS- or Nuclear Inelastic Scattering -NIS) at the Advanced Photon Source. These measurements were made on synthetic minerals enriched in 57Fe. A new method (i.e., the general moment approach) is presented to calculate {\\beta}-factors from the moments of the NRIXS spectrum S(E). The first term in the moment expansion controls iron isotopic fractionation at high temperature and corresponds to the mean force constant of the iron bonds, a quantity that is readily measured and often reported in NRIXS studies.

Dauphas, N; Alp, E E; Golden, D C; Sio, C K; Tissot, F L H; Hu, M; Zhao, J; Gao, L; Morris, R V

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative Evaluation of Generalized River/Reservoir System Models  

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This report reviews user-oriented generalized reservoir/river system models. The terms reservoir/river system, reservoir system, reservoir operation, or river basin management "model" or "modeling system" are used synonymously to refer to computer...

Wurbs, Ralph A.

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The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, growth, and poverty in Tanzania and Zambia: a general equilibrium approach  

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The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, the supply of different labor skills, and its macroeconomic and distributional consequences is appraised within a multisector CGE model. The model is applied to and calibrated for two Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs), Tanzania and Zambia. The simulation results suggest that education expenditure can raise economic growth. However, to maximize benefits from education expenditure, a sufficiently high level of physical investment is needed, as are measures that improve the match between the pattern of educational output and the structure of effective demand for labor. An important result of the simulation experiments is that a well-targeted pattern of education expenditure can be effective for poverty alleviation.

Hong-Sang Jung; Erik Thorbecke

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium and volumetric data and model development of coal fluids. [Quarterly report], January 1, 1992--March 31, 1992  

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The long term goal of our efforts is to develop accurate predictive methods for description of equilibrium phase properties for a variety of types of mixtures and operating conditions. The specific objectives of the work specified herein include: (1) development of an experimental facility having the capability to provide data on equilibrium phase compositions (solubilities) and liquid densities, and doing so with greater accuracy and speed than our previous facility, (2) measurement of equilibrium phase properties for systematically-selected mixtures-specifically those containing important solute gases (such as hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane, ethane, carbonyl sulfide, ammonia) in a series of heavy paraffinic, naphthenic and aromatic solvents (e.g., n-decane, n-eicosane, n-octacosane, n-hexatriacontane, cyclohexane, Decalin, perhydrophenanthrene, perhydropyrene, benzene, naphthalene, phenanthrene, pyrene), (3) testing/development of correlation frameworks for representing the phase behavior of fluids of the type encountered in coal conversion processes, and (4) generalization of parameters in the correlation frameworks to enable accurate predictions for systems of the type studied, permitting predictions to be made for systems and conditions other than those for which experimental data are available.

Robinson, R.L. Jr.; Gasem, K.A.M.; Park, J.

1992-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of a Swiss carbon tax with the Computable General Equilibrium Model  

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of the Kyoto protocol in Switzerland with and without international emissions trading [7], or assess

Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de

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The analysis of trade liberalisation in Australia using a dynamic computable general equilibrium model.  

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??Trade liberalisation has a central role in Australia due to its significant contributions to the welfare and economic performance throughout Australia??s history. Despite its high (more)

Nguyen, Viet Ha

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Kinetic equilibrium and relativistic thermodynamics  

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Relativistic thermodynamics is treated from the point of view of kinetic theory. It is shown that the generalized J\\"uttner distribution suggested in [1] is compatible with kinetic equilibrium. The requirement of compatibility of kinetic and thermodynamic equilibrium reveals several generalizations of the Gibbs relation where the velocity field is an independent thermodynamic variable.

P. Vn

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOMOGENEOUS MODELS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GAS DYNAMICS  

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HOMOGENEOUS MODELS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GAS DYNAMICS O. I. BOGOYAVLENSKII AND S. P. NOVIKOV analytically) in general relativity and gas dynamics. The investigation of these models is carried out begins with a short survey of results on non-trivial models (that is, those that are not integrable

Novikov, Sergei Petrovich

108

A Generalized Pyrolysis Model for Combustible Solids  

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processes such as flash pyrolysis [187], but it has not yetreaction model for flash wood pyrolysis, Fuel 68: 1408

Lautenberger, Chris

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

A General Process Model of Sustainability  

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The intellectual roots of sustainability and some of its theoretical consequences for sustainable development have been reviewed, and need not be here. ... Just as material processes are governed by the first and second laws of thermodynamics and the theory of rate processes, the general theory of sustainability is based on these three concepts as applied to dynamic as well as steady-state processes. ... Basing the theory on the twin pillars of thermodynamics and rate processes enables it to be generalized across physical-metabolic and social-economic phenomena. ...

Michael Neuman; Stuart W. Churchill

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Terminal Modeling of Electromagnetic Interference  

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Terminal models have been used for various applications. In this paper, a three-terminal model is proposed for electromagnetic-interference (EMI) characterization. The model starts with a power electronic system at a particular operating condition and creates a unique linearized equivalent circuit. Impedances and current/voltage sources define the noise throughout the entire EMI frequency spectrum. All parameters needed to create the model are clearly defined to ensure convergence and maximize accuracy. In addition, the accuracy of the model is confirmed up to 100 MHz for a dc-dc boost converter using both simulation and experimental validation.

Baisden, Andrew Carson [IEEE Industrial Applications Society; Boroyevich, Dushan [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech); Wang, Fei [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bose condensate inb interaction with excitations - a two-component space-dependent model close to equilibrium  

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The paper considers a model for Bose gases in the so-called 'high-temperature range' below the temperature Tc, where Bose-Einstein condensation sets in.The model is of non-linear two-component type, consisting of a kinetic equation with periodic boundary conditions for the distribution function of a gas of excitations interacting with a Bose condensate, which is described by a Gross-Pitaevskii equation. Results on well-posedness and long time behaviour are proved in a H1-setting close to equilibrium.

L. Arkeryd; A. Nouri

2014-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

112

A Generalized Pyrolysis Model for Combustible Solids  

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model. ?H c is the heat of combustion, and the ratio ?H c /?may have widely varying heats of combustion (CO vs. gaseous

Lautenberger, Chris

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Market Equilibrium with Transaction Costs  

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Identical products being sold at different prices in different locations is a common phenomenon. Price differences might occur due to various reasons such as shipping costs, trade restrictions and price discrimination. We give a way to model such scenarios by supplementing the classical Fisher model of a market by introducing {\\em transaction costs}. For every buyer $i$ and every good $j$, there is a transaction cost of $\\cij$; if the price of good $j$ is $p_j$, then the cost to the buyer $i$ {\\em per unit} of $j$ is $p_j + \\cij$. This allows the same good to be sold at different (effective) prices to different buyers. We study questions regarding existence, uniqueness and computability of equilibrium in such a model. Our results can be summarized as such: The convex program of \\cite{Dev09} can be generalized to prove existence and uniqueness of equilibrium. We also provide a combinatorial algorithm that computes $\\epsilon$-approximate equilibrium prices and allocations in $O(\\frac{1}{\\epsilon}(n+\\log{m})mn\\l...

Chakraborty, Sourav; Karande, Chinmay

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Testing Generalized Linear Models Using Smoothing Spline Methods  

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Testing Generalized Linear Models Using Smoothing Spline Methods Anna Liu, Wendy Meiring and Yuedong Wang University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract This article considers testing exponential families. The tests developed are based on the connection between the smoothing spline models

Meiring, Wendy

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Two-Temperature Two-Dimensional Non Chemical Equilibrium Modeling of ArCO2H2 Induction Thermal Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure  

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Here the authors developed a two-dimensional two-temperature chemical non-equilibrium (2T-NCE) model of Ar...2H2 inductively coupled thermal plasmas (ICTP) around atmospheric pressure (760torr). Assuming 22 di...

Sharif Abdullah Al-Mamun; Yasunori Tanaka

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Sheet beam model for intense space-charge: with application to Debye screening and the distribution of particle oscillation frequencies in a thermal equilibrium beam  

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A one-dimensional Vlasov-Poisson model for sheet beams is reviewed and extended to provide a simple framework for analysis of space-charge effects. Centroid and rms envelope equations including image charge effects are derived and reasonable parameter equivalences with commonly employed 2D transverse models of unbunched beams are established. This sheet beam model is then applied to analyze several problems of fundamental interest. A sheet beam thermal equilibrium distribution in a continuous focusing channel is constructed and shown to have analogous properties to two- d three-dimensional thermal equilibrium models in terms of the equilibrium structure and Deybe screening properties. The simpler formulation for sheet beams is exploited to explicitly calculate the distribution of particle oscillation frequencies within a thermal equilibrium beam. It is shown that as space-charge intensity increases, the frequency distribution becomes broad, suggesting that beams with strong space-charge can have improved stability.

Lund, Steven M.; Friedman, Alex; Bazouin, Guillaume

2011-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

117

A single model of interacting dark energy: generalized phantom energy or generalized Chaplygin gas  

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I present a model in which dark energy interacts with matter. The former is represented by a variable equation of state. It is shown that the phantom crossing takes place at zero redshift, moreover, stable scaling solution of the Friedmann equations is obtained. I show that dark energy is most probably be either generalized phantom energy or the generalized Chaplygin gas.

Mubasher Jamil

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

118

Generalized Widom model of amphiphilic systems  

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An additional two-particle interaction is introduced in the Widom model of microemulsions in order to produce three-phase coexistence between the oil-rich, water-rich, and disordered fluid phases in accordance with experimental results. We test the resulting model numerically through Monte Carlo simulations. We observe a hysteresis in the order parameter and a jump in the surface tension at the transition between the disordered fluid and water-rich and oil-rich phases, thus signifying a first-order transition with three-phase coexistence.

Alex Hansen; M. Schick; D. Stauffer

1991-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

119

Efficient inference in general semiparametric regression models  

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Conclusions ................. 33 II.5.3.1. Can Semiparametric Methods Improve Upon the Sample Mean? .......... 34 II.5.3.2. How Critical Are Our Assumptions on Z?35 III TESTING IN SEMIPARAMETRIC MODELS WITH IN- TERACTION ............................ 38 III.1... ........................................ 134 x LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 1. Significance levels (p-values) of the test for genetic e?ects in a regression model in which Z is years since stopped smoking. ..... 68 2. Mean, empirical standard errors (emp s.e.), root mean squared error (RMSE...

Maity, Arnab

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

120

INVESTIGATION A General Mechanistic Model for Admixture  

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model of admixture that mechanistically accounts for complex historical admixture processes. We consider about the historical admixture processes contributing to the genetic diversity of hybrid populations; Tang et al. 2006; Sankararaman et al. 2008; Bercovici and Geiger 2009; Price et al. 2009). Admixed

Rosenberg, Noah

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental  

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts (MESSAGE) (Redirected from Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts Agency/Company /Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www-tc.iaea.org/tcweb/abouttc/strategy/Thematic/pdf/presentations/ener References: Overview of IAEA PESS Models [1] "MESSAGE combines technologies and fuels to construct so-called "energy chains", making it possible to map energy flows from supply (resource

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Spatial Correlations in General Circulation Models and Observation Reanalysis  

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Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set CCSM4 Community Climate System Model Version 4 CM3 Climate Model Version 3 Mk3 Mark 3.0 CM5A Climate Model Version 5A ESM Earth System Model OBS Observations REA Reanalysis picontrol Pre-Industrial Control Run GCM General... ESM 1.9? 1.9? 1000 IPSL CM5A 1.9? 3.75? 1000 CSIRO MK3 3.2? 5.6? 1000 NCDC OBS 5? 5? - NCEP REA 2.5? 2.5? 65 3.1 General Circulation Models GCMs are useful tools for understanding the roles of the major climate system components. Analyses...

Sansom, Taylor Lee

2014-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Rough Set Models Department of Computer Science  

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Generalized Rough Set Models Y.Y. Yao Department of Computer Science Lakehead University Thunder the rough set theory in early eighties, many proposals have been made for generalizing and interpreting rough sets [3, 4, 19, 27, 37, 38, 39, 46, 47, 51, 52, 54, 55, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 83, 92

Yao, Yiyu

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental  

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts (MESSAGE) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts Agency/Company /Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: www-tc.iaea.org/tcweb/abouttc/strategy/Thematic/pdf/presentations/ener References: Overview of IAEA PESS Models [1] "MESSAGE combines technologies and fuels to construct so-called "energy chains", making it possible to map energy flows from supply (resource extraction) to demand (energy services). The model can help design long

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Synchronous and Asynchronous Integrations in an Ocean General Circulation Model  

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A basinwide ocean general circulation model of the North Pacific is used to study the difference in distributions of tracers between asynchronous and synchronous integrations. An integration in which equal time steps and no depth acceleration are ...

Yongfu Xu; Shigeaki Aoki; Koh Harada

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why is the AMOC Monostable in Coupled General Circulation Models?  

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This paper is concerned with the question: why do coupled general circulation models (CGCM) seem to be biased toward a monostable Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC)? In particular, the authors investigate whether the monostable ...

Wei Liu; Zhengyu Liu; Esther C. Brady

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Random Item Modeling: An Extension and Generalization of MIRID models  

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be seen in both the RF- and the RR-MIRD models and meets ourthe FR- MIRID and the RR-MIRD show the better fit than thestudy shows how various RI-MIRD models fit verbal aggression

Lee, Yongsang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium roughening transition in a one-dimensional modified sine-Gordon model Grupo Interdisciplinar de Sistemas Complejos (GISC) and Departamento de Matemticas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid,  

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Equilibrium roughening transition in a one-dimensional modified sine-Gordon model Saúl Ares* Grupo-Gordon model that exhibits a thermodynamic, roughening phase transition, in analogy with the two-dimensional and that it has a true phase transition makes it an ideal framework for further studies of roughening phase

Sánchez, Angel "Anxo"

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The current status of titaniterutile thermobarometry in ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks: The in uence of titanite activity models on phase equilibrium  

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The current status of titanite­rutile thermobarometry in ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks: The in uence of titanite activity models on phase equilibrium calculations Peter Tropper a,b, , Craig E Article history: Accepted 12 March 2008 Keywords: Titanite Activity model Al+F substitution UHP

Manning, Craig

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Generalized Chaplygin gas model: Cosmological consequences and statefinder diagnosis  

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The generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) model in spatially flat universe is investigated. The cosmological consequences led by GCG model including the evolution of EoS parameter, deceleration parameter and dimensionless Hubble parameter are calculated. We show that the GCG model behaves as a general quintessence model. The GCG model can also represent the pressureless CDM model at the early time and cosmological constant model at the late time. The dependency of transition from decelerated expansion to accelerated expansion on the parameters of model is investigated. The statefinder parameters $r$ and $s$ in this model are derived and the evolutionary trajectories in $s-r$ plane are plotted. Finally, based on current observational data, we plot the evolutionary trajectories in $s-r$ and $q-r$ planes for best fit values of the parameters of GCG model. It has been shown that although, there are similarities between GCG model and other forms of chaplygin gas in statefinder plane, but the distance of this model from the $\\Lambda$CDM fixed point in $s-r$ diagram is shorter compare with standard chaplygin gas model.

M. Malekjani; A. Khodam-Mohammadi; N. Nazari-Pooya

2011-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

131

Market power analysis in electricity markets using supply function equilibrium model  

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......market operator aggregates the supply and demand bid curves to determine market clearing prices as well as the corresponding supply and demand schedules. In our model, we do not consider the demand side bidding because the load is almost inelastic......

Tao Li; Mohammad Shahidehpour; Ali Keyhani

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Hartle's model within the general theory of perturbative matchings: the change in mass  

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Hartle's model provides the most widely used analytic framework to describe isolated compact bodies rotating slowly in equilibrium up to second order in perturbations in the context of General Relativity. Apart from some explicit assumptions, there are some implicit, like the "continuity" of the functions in the perturbed metric across the surface of the body. In this work we sketch the basics for the analysis of the second order problem using the modern theory of perturbed matchings. In particular, the result we present is that when the energy density of the fluid in the static configuration does not vanish at the boundary, one of the functions of the second order perturbation in the setting of the original work by Hartle is not continuous. This discrepancy affects the calculation of the change in mass of the rotating star with respect to the static configuration needed to keep the central energy density unchanged.

Borja Reina; Ral Vera

2014-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

133

Chemical-equilibrium model of optimal a-Si:H growth from SiH4  

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A model of optimal hydrogenated-amorphous-silicon growth based on bulk chemical reactions involving Si-Si and Si-H bonds is proposed. The optimal growth temperature is determined by the balance between the rate of hydrogen diffusion and the rate of film growth.

K. Winer

1990-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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An analytical model of the equilibrium distribution of suspended sediment in an estuary  

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mixed) salinity gradients. Simple scal- ing relationships control the longitudinal distribution of SSC] is the position of the maximum salinity gradient, and xL [m] scales the salinity gradient. The x-axis points and depend upon model parameters such as the applied salinity field, depth, width, freshwater discharge

Talke, Stefan

135

Pre-Equilibrium Cluster Emission with Pickup and Knockout  

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We present a generalization of the Iwamoto-Harada-Bisplinghoff pre-equilibrium model of light cluster formation and emission, which is enhanced by allowing for possible admixtures of knockout for strongly coupled ejectiles, like {alpha}'s. The model is able to attain the Weisskopf-Ewing formula for compound-nucleus decay at long-time limit; it keeps the philosophy of pre-equilibrium decay during the equilibration stage and it describes the initial phase of a reaction as direct process(es) expressed using the language of the exciton model.

Betak, E. [Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 84511 Bratislava (Slovakia); Faculty of Philosophy and Sciences, Silesian University, 74601 Opava (Czech Republic)

2005-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

136

3D Equilibrium Reconstruction for  

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,dipole jplasma Bexternal M. Drevlak et al. Nuclear Fusion 45 (2005) H.J Gardner, Nuclear Fusion 30 1417? Equilibrium Model Synthetic Signals Input Parameters Currents Vacuum Fields Pressure, etc. These need; pf = p0 + h Equilibrium is defined by a set of input parameters (p0). Reconstruction seeks to find

Columbia University

137

On a non-linear sigma model of knotted relaxed states far from thermodynamic equilibrium in plasma physics and beyond  

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We show that a Faddeev-Niemi non-linear sigma model describes in the long wavelength limit a wide class of steady-state, knotted physical systems far from thermodynamic equilibrium which are stable against perturbations of temperature and interact weakly with the external world. In these systems temperature gradients are negligible, inertial effects are negligible in comparison with diffusion effects, entropy is mainly produced through Joule and-or viscous heating, the macroscopic state is described by specifying a unit vector at each point, and the Gauss linking number of this unit vector is lower than a threshold. In fluids and plasmas, the model describes filamentary structures which adjust themselves in order to offer minimum resistance to the medium embedding them and to the electric currents (if any) flowing across them; in the latter case, Gauss linking number is related to magnetic helicity. Both n and the relative velocity of the filament with respect to the medium are approximately Double Beltrami v...

Di Vita, Andrea

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

A General Model for Designing Networks of Marine Reserves  

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. Networks of marine reserves can be an im- portant tool for the conservation of marine biodiversity (1A General Model for Designing Networks of Marine Reserves Enric Sala,1 * Octavio Aburto-Oropeza,2 effective conservation of marine biodi- versity, especially regarding the appropriate location, size

deYoung, Brad

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Separating expansion from contraction in spherically symmetric models with a perfect fluid: Generalization of the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff condition and application to models with a cosmological constant  

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We investigate spherically symmetric perfect-fluid spacetimes and discuss the existence and stability of a dividing shell separating expanding and collapsing regions. We perform a 3+1 splitting and obtain gauge invariant conditions relating the intrinsic spatial curvature of the shells to the Misner-Sharp mass and to a function of the pressure that we introduce and that generalizes the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equilibrium condition. We find that surfaces fulfilling those two conditions fit, locally, the requirements of a dividing shell, and we argue that cosmological initial conditions should allow its global validity. We analyze the particular cases of the Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi dust models with a cosmological constant as an example of a cold dark matter model with a cosmological constant ({Lambda}-CDM model) and its generalization to contain a central perfect-fluid core. These models provide simple but physically interesting illustrations of our results.

Mimoso, Jose P.; Le Delliou, Morgan; Mena, Filipe C. [Departamento de Fisica, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Centro de Astronomia e Astrofisica, Universidade de Lisboa, Avenida Gama Pinto 2, 1649-003 Lisboa (Portugal); Instituto de Fisica Teorica UAM/CSIC, Facultad de Ciencias, C-XI, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid (Spain); Centro de Matematica, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga (Portugal)

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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System Advisor Model, SAM 2011.12.2: General Description  

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System Advisor Model, System Advisor Model, SAM 2011.12.2: General Description Paul Gilman and Aron Dobos Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-53437 February 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 System Advisor Model, SAM 2011.12.2: General Description Paul Gilman and Aron Dobos Prepared under Task No. SS12.1130 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-53437 February 2012 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Posters A Stratiform Cloud Parameterization for General Circulation Models  

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Posters A Stratiform Cloud Parameterization for General Circulation Models S. J. Ghan and L. R. Leung Pacific Northwest Laboratory Richland, Washington C. C. Chuang and J. E. Penner Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore, California J. McCaa University of Washington Seattle, Washington The crude treatment of clouds in general circulation models (GCMs) is widely recognized as a major limitation in applying these models to predictions of global climate change. The purpose of this project is to develop a parameterization for stratiform clouds in GCMs that expresses stratiform clouds in terms of bulk microphysical properties and their subgrid variability. In this parameterization, precipitating cloud species are distinguished from non-precipitating species, and the liquid

142

Design of a General Plasma Simulation Model, Fundamental Aspects and Applications  

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Design of a General Plasma Simulation Model, Fundamental Aspects and Applications PROEFONTWERP ter, Gerard Maria Design of a General Plasma Simulation Model, Fundamental Aspects and Applications

Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

143

Criticality and universality in a generalized earthquake model  

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We propose that an appropriate prototype for modeling self-organized criticality in dissipative systems is a generalized version of the two-variable cellular automata model introduced by Hergarten and Neugebauer [Phys. Rev. E 61, 2382 (2000)]. We show that the model predicts exponents for the event size distribution which are consistent with physically observed results for dissipative phenomena such as earthquakes. In addition we provide evidence that the model is critical based on both scaling analyses and direct observation of the distribution and behavior of the two variables in the interior of the lattice. We further argue that for reasonably large lattices the results are universal for all dissipative choices of the model parameters.

Boulter, C.J.; Miller, G. [Department of Mathematics, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Scott Russell Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS (United Kingdom)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Extreme Precipitation in an Atmosphere General Circulation Model: Impact of Horizontal and Vertical Model Resolution  

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To investigate the influence of atmospheric model resolution on the representation of daily precipitation extremes, ensemble simulations with the atmospheric general circulation model ECHAM5 at different horizontal (T213 to T31) and vertical (L31 ...

Claudia Volosciuk; Douglas Maraun; Vladimir A. Semenov; Wonsun Park

145

Pre-equilibrium plasma dynamics  

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Approaches towards understanding and describing the pre-equilibrium stage of quark-gluon plasma formation in heavy-ion collisions are reviewed. Focus is on a kinetic theory approach to non-equilibrium dynamics, its extension to include the dynamics of color degrees of freedom when applied to the quark-gluon plasma, its quantum field theoretical foundations, and its relationship to both the particle formation stage at the very beginning of the nuclear collision and the hydrodynamic stage at late collision times. The usefulness of this approach to obtain the transport coefficients in the quark-gluon plasma and to derive the collective mode spectrum and damping rates in this phase are discussed. Comments are made on the general difficulty to find appropriated initial conditions to get the kinetic theory started, and a specific model is given that demonstrates that, once given such initial conditions, the system can be followed all the way through into the hydrodynamical regime. 39 refs., 7 figs. (LEW)

Heinz, U.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

General properties of cosmological models with an Isotropic Singularity  

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Much of the published work regarding the Isotropic Singularity is performed under the assumption that the matter source for the cosmological model is a barotropic perfect fluid, or even a perfect fluid with a $\\gamma$-law equation of state. There are, however, some general properties of cosmological models which admit an Isotropic Singularity, irrespective of the matter source. In particular, we show that the Isotropic Singularity is a point-like singularity and that vacuum space-times cannot admit an Isotropic Singularity. The relationships between the Isotropic Singularity, and the energy conditions, and the Hubble parameter is explored. A review of work by the authors, regarding the Isotropic Singularity, is presented.

Geoffery Ericksson; Susan M. Scott

2003-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

147

A Model Independent General Search for new physics in ATLAS  

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We present results of a model-independent general search for new phenomena in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The data set corresponds to a total integrated luminosity of 20.3~\\ifb. Event topologies involving isolated electrons, photons and muons, as well as jets, including those identified as originating from \\textit{b}-quarks (\\textit{b}-jets) and missing transverse momentum are investigated. The events are subdivided according to their final states into exclusive event classes. For the 697 classes with a Standard Model expectation greater than 0.1 events, a search algorithm tests the compatibility of data against the Monte Carlo simulated background in three kinematic variables sensitive to new physics effects. No significant deviation is found in data. The number and size of the observed deviations follow the Standard Model expectation obtained from simulated pseudo-experiments.

Amoroso, S; The ATLAS collaboration

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Generalized Cosmic Chaplygin Gas Model with or without Interaction  

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Recently developed Generalized Cosmic Chaplygin gas (GCCG) is studied as an unified model of dark matter and dark energy. To explain the recent accelerating phase, the Universe is assumed to have a mixture of radiation and GCCG. The mixture is considered for without or with interaction. Solutions are obtained for various choices of the parameters and trajectories in the plane of the statefinder parameters and presented graphically. For particular choice of interaction parameter, we have shown the role of statefinder parameters in various cases for the evolution of the Universe.

Writambhara Chakraborty; Ujjal Debnath; Subenoy Chakraborty

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

A general stochastic model for sporophytic self-incompatibility  

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Disentangling the processes leading populations to extinction is a major topic in ecology and conservation biology. The difficulty to find a mate in many species is one of these processes. Here, we investigate the impact, on the extinction probability, of self-incompatibility in flowering plants, where several inter-compatible classes of individuals exist but individuals of the same class cannot mate. We model pollen limitation through different relationships between mate availability and fertilization success. After deriving a general stochastic model, we focus on the simple case of distylous plant species where only two classes of individuals exist. We first investigate the dynamics of such a species in a large population limit and then, we look for an approximation of the extinction probability in small populations. This leads us to consider inhomogeneous random walks on the positive quadrant. We compare the dynamics of distylous species to self-fertile species with and without inbreeding depression, to in...

Billiard, Sylvain

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Electromagnetic Mass Models in General Theory of Relativity  

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"Electromagnetic mass" where gravitational mass and other physical quantities originate from the electromagnetic field alone has a century long distinguished history. In the introductory chapter we have divided this history into three broad categories -- classical, quantum mechanical and general relativistic. Each of the categories has been described at a length to get the detailed picture of the physical background. Recent developments on Repulsive Electromagnetic Mass Models are of special interest in this introductory part of the thesis. In this context we have also stated motivation of our work. In the subsequent chapters we have presented our results and their physical significances. It is concluded that the electromagnetic mass models which are the sources of purely electromagnetic origin ``have not only heuristic flavor associated with the conjecture of Lorentz but even a physics having unconventional yet novel features characterizing their own contributions independent of the rest of the physics".

Sumana Bhadra

2007-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

151

Phase equilibrium studies  

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A phase equilibrium model has been developed for the SRC-I process, as well as the other coal liquefaction processes. It is applicable to both vapor/liquid and liquid/liquid equilibria; it also provides an approximate but adequate description of aqueous mixtures where the volatile electrolyte components dissociate to form ionic species. This report completes the description of the model presented in an earlier report (Mathias and Stein, 1983a). Comparisons of the model to previously published data on coal-fluid mixtures are presented. Further, a preliminary analysis of new data on SRC-I coal fluids is presented. Finally, the current capabilities and deficiencies of the model are discussed. 25 references, 17 figures, 30 tables.

Mathias, P.M.; Stein, F.P.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Modeling Alloy 22 general corrosion in the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository  

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This paper presents the general corrosion model used by the Yucca Mountain Project to account for general corrosion degradation of the Alloy 22 waste package outer barrier. The general corrosion rates were det...

Kevin G. Mon; Brvan E. Bullard; Fred Hua; Gopal C. De

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

HOW TO GO GREEN: a general equilibrium investigation of environmental policies for sustained growth with an application to Turkeys economy  

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The 2013 UN report further notes that the present dominant model of development is facing simultaneous multiple crises such as depletion of natural resources, and the market failures that have already marked the...

Aziz Bouzaher; Sebnem Sahin; Erin Yeldan

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Capital Malleability, Emission Leakage and the Cost of Partial Climate Policies: General Equilibrium Analysis of the European Union Emission Trading System  

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The structure of production in the model is designed to reflect the difficulty of substituting material inputs for energy and, to a lesser extent, low-carbon energy inputs such as natural gas for carbon-intensive...

Elisa Lanzi; Ian Sue Wing

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

A Life-Cycle General Equilibrium Simulation Model with Continuous Income Distribution An Application to an Aging Japan  

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Chapters 3 through 6 incorporated plural representative households with unequal incomes in each cohort, and addressed the problem of intragenerational redistribution. However, the changes in the variance of li...

Akira Okamoto Ph.D.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Directed transport in equilibrium  

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We investigate how a microscopic system, which can move only in one direction, comes to equilibrium with a heat-bath. To understand this problem, we investigate a symmetry broken dimer constrained to move in a particular direction when in contact with a uniform heat-bath at a constant temperature. The dimer is not driven by any external force. The system gains kinetic energy from the heat-bath and that the system can only use in directed transport. At the hard core collision limit between the particles of the dimer, we show by exact analytic calculations and complementary numerical results that the dimer undergoes steady directed transport by attaining a stationary distribution for a relevant degree of freedom. Our observation, being perfectly consistent with the {\\it second law of thermodynamics}, leads to a generalization of the existing {\\it Brownian ratchet} paradigm and points out some important limitations of {\\it Fokker-Planck} dynamics.

Bhattacharyay, A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Platform for China Energy & Environmental Policy Analysis: A general design and its application  

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This paper introduces the China Energy & Environmental Policy Analysis (CEEPA) system. The core of CEEPA is a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model, in which the interactions among different agents in the macroeconomic system of China ... Keywords: Computable general equilibrium, Decision support system, Energy and environmental policy

Qiao-Mei Liang; Yun-Fei Yao; Lu-Tao Zhao; Ce Wang; Rui-Guang Yang; Yi-Ming Wei

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proton radioactivity within a generalized liquid drop model  

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The proton radioactivity half-lives of spherical proton emitters are investigated theoretically. The potential barriers preventing the emission of protons are determined in the quasimolecular shape path within a generalized liquid drop model (GLDM) including the proximity effects between nuclei in a neck and the mass and charge asymmetry. The penetrability is calculated with the WKB approximation. The spectroscopic factor has been taken into account in half-life calculation, which is obtained by employing the relativistic mean field (RMF) theory combined with the BCS method with the force NL3. The half-lives within the GLDM are compared with the experimental data and other theoretical values. The GLDM works quite well for spherical proton emitters when the spectroscopic factors are considered, indicating the necessity of introducing the spectroscopic factor and the success of the GLDM for proton emission. Finally, we present two formulas for proton emission half-life calculation similar to the Viola-Seaborg formulas and Royer's formulas of alpha decay.

J. M. Dong; H. F. Zhang; G. Royer

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The economic impact of carbon pricing with regulated electricity prices in ChinaAn application of a computable general equilibrium approach  

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Abstract We use a dynamic CGE model (SICGE) to assess the economic and climate impacts of emissions trading system (ETS) in China with a carbon price of 100 Yuan/ton CO2. A particular focus is given to the regulated electricity price regime, which is a major concern of electricity sectors cost-effective participation in ETS in China. We found: (1) Carbon pricing is an effective policy for China to reduce CO2 emissions. Total CO2 emissions reduction ranges from 6.8% to 11.2% in short-term. (2) Rigid electricity price entails lower CO2 emissions reduction but can be considered as a feasible starting point to introduce carbon pricing policies in short-term as long as governmental subsidies are given to electricity production. (3) In mid- and long-term, the efficient policy is to earmark carbon revenue with competitive electricity price. We propose to use carbon revenue to reduce consumption tax in the first year of the introduction of carbon price and to use the carbon revenue to reduce production tax in following years.

Ji Feng Li; Xin Wang; Ya Xiong Zhang; Qin Kou

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model for Energy Supply System Alternatives and their General...  

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High-Temperature Co-electrolysis of Steam and Carbon Dioxide for Direct Production of Syngas; Equilibrium Model and Single-Cell Tests  

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An experimental study has been completed to assess the performance of single solid-oxide electrolysis cells operating over a temperature range of 800 to 850C in the coelectrolysis mode, simultaneously electrolyzing steam and carbon dioxide for the direct production of syngas. The experiments were performed over a range of inlet flow rates of steam, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and nitrogen and over a range of current densities (-0.1 to 0.25 A/cm2) using single electrolyte-supported button electrolysis cells. Steam and carbon dioxide consumption rates associated with electrolysis were measured directly using inlet and outlet dewpoint instrumentation and a gas chromatograph, respectively. Cell operating potentials and cell current were varied using a programmable power supply. Measured values of open-cell potential and outlet gas composition are compared to predictions obtained from a chemical equilibrium coelectrolysis model. Model predictions of outlet gas composition based on an effective equilibrium temperature are shown to agree well with measurements. Cell area-specific resistance values were similar for steam electrolysis and coelectrolysis.

O'Brien, J. E.; Stoots, C. M.; Herring, J. S.; Hartvigsen, J. J.

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Temperature Co-electrolysis of Carbon Dioxide and Steam for the Production of Syngas; Equilibrium Model and Single-Cell Tests  

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An experimental study has been completed to assess the performance of single solid-oxide electrolysis cells operating over a temperature range of 800 to 850C in the coelectrolysis mode, simultaneously electrolyzing steam and carbon dioxide for the direct production of syngas. The experiments were performed over a range of inlet flow rates of steam, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and nitrogen and over a range of current densities (-0.1 to 0.25 A/cm2) using single electrolyte-supported button electrolysis cells. Steam and carbon dioxide consumption rates associated with electrolysis were measured directly using inlet and outlet dewpoint instrumentation and a gas chromatograph, respectively. Cell operating potentials and cell current were varied using a programmable power supply. Measured values of open-cell potential and outlet gas composition are compared to predictions obtained from a chemical equilibrium coelectrolysis model. Model predictions of outlet gas composition based on an effective equilibrium temperature are shown to agree well with measurements. Area-specific resistance values were similar for steam electrolysis and coelectrolysis.

J. E. O'Brien; C. M. Stoots; G. L. Hawkes; J. S. Herring; J. J. Hartvigsen

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interacting generalized Chaplygin gas model in non-flat universe  

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We employ the generalized Chaplygin gas of interacting dark energy to obtain the equation of state for the generalized Chaplygin gas energy density in non-flat universe. By choosing a negative value for $B$ we see that $w_{\\rm \\Lambda}^{eff}< -1$, that corresponds to a universe dominated by phantom dark energy.

M R Setare

2007-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

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A single model of traversable wormholes supported by generalized phantom energy or Chaplygin gas  

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This paper discusses a new variable equation of state parameter leading to exact solutions of the Einstein field equations describing traversable wormholes. In addition to generalizing the notion of phantom energy, the equation of state generates a mathematical model that combines the generalized phantom energy and the generalized Chaplygin gas models.

Peter K. F. Kuhfittig

2009-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-Column Modeling A Stratiform Cloud Parameterization for General Circulation Models  

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A Stratiform Cloud Parameterization A Stratiform Cloud Parameterization for General Circulation Models S. J. Ghan and L. R. Leung Pacific Northwest Laboratory Richland, WA 99352 C. C. Chuang and J. E. Penner Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory : Livermore. CA 94550 J. McCaa University of Washington Seattle, Washington The crude treatment of clouds in general circulation models (GCMs) is widely recognized as a major limitation in applying these models to predictions of global climate change. The purpose of this project is to develop in GCMs a stratiform cloud parameterization that expresses clouds in terms of bulk microphysical properties and their subgrid variability. Figure 1 summarizes the various cloud variables and their interactions. Precipitating cloud species are distinguished from non-precipitating species, and the liquid phase is

166

Kinetic equilibrium reconstruction on EAST tokamak  

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Plasma equilibrium is an important basis for tokamak plasma research. The equilibrium reconstructed from experimental diagnostics is a key element for experiments analysis and for theory study. The kinetic equilibrium has the profiles information (current or safety factor profile, kinetic pressure profile), which are key issues for some studies of physics. With the constraints of magnetic measurements, pressure profile and edge current profile, we achieved the first reconstructed kinetic equilibrium on EAST tokamak. The pressure and edge current profiles are based on the diagnostics and theoretical bootstrap current model. The kinetic equilibrium has the pedestal structure for H-mode plasma, which the magnetic reconstruction missed. This improved equilibrium is an important basis for some experimental analysis and theory studies on EAST.

G Q Li; Q L Ren; J P Qian; L L Lao; S Y Ding; Y J Chen; Z X Liu; B Lu; Q Zang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Cubic, SAFT, and PC-SAFT Equations of State for the VaporLiquid Equilibrium Modeling of CO2 Mixtures with Other Gases  

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Evaluation of Cubic, SAFT, and PC-SAFT Equations of State for the VaporLiquid Equilibrium Modeling of CO2 Mixtures with Other Gases ... In this work, we assess the capability of RedlichKwong (RK), SoaveRedlichKwong (SRK), PengRobinson (PR) cubic equations of state (EoS), as well as Statistical Associating Fluid Theory (SAFT) and Perturbed-Chain SAFT (PC-SAFT) in modeling vaporliquid equilibria for binary mixtures of CO2 with CH4, N2, O2, SO2, Ar, and H2S, and for the ternary mixture CO2N2O2. ... PC-SAFT is, on average, more accurate than cubic EoS and SAFT when no binary interaction parameter is used. ...

Nikolaos I. Diamantonis; Georgios C. Boulougouris; Erum Mansoor; Dimitrios M. Tsangaris; Ioannis G. Economou

2013-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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An equilibrium model for ligand-modified micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration, selective separation of metal ions using iminoacetic substituted polyamines and a theoretical model for the titration behavior of polyamines  

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This thesis consists of three chapters. Chapter 1, An equilibrium model for ligand-modified micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration, describes a theoretical model and experimental investigations which used the semi-equilibrium-dialysis method with N-n-dodecyl iminodiacetic acid as the ligand. In Chapter 2, Selective separation of metal ions using iminoacetic substituted polyamines, polyamines with a substituted ligand group are synthesized and used in investigating selective separation of copper ions from aqueous solution. In Chapter 3, A theoretical model for the titration behavior of polyamines, a novel approach to explain the titration behavior of polymeric amines based on the binding behavior of counterions is described. The application of this study is to the investigation of inexpensive and efficient methods of industrial waste water treatment.

Dharmawardana, U.R.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamic model for predicting equilibrium conditions of clathrate hydrates of noble gases+light hydrocarbons: Combination of Van der WaalsPlatteeuw model and sPC-SAFT EoS  

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Abstract In this communication, equilibrium conditions of clathrate hydrates containing mixtures of noble gases (Argon, Krypton and Xenon) and light hydrocarbons (C1C3), which form structure I and II, are modeled. The thermodynamic model is based on the solid solution theory of Van der WaalsPlatteeuw combined with the simplified Perturbed-Chain Statistical Association Fluid Theory equation of state (sPC-SAFT EoS). In dispersion term of sPC-SAFT EoS, the temperature dependent binary interaction parameters ( k ij ) are adjusted; taking advantage of the well described (vapor+liquid) phase equilibria. Furthermore, the Kihara potential parameters are optimized based on the PT data of pure hydrate former. Subsequently, these obtained parameters are used to predict the binary gas hydrate dissociation conditions. The equilibrium conditions of the binary gas hydrates predicted by this model agree well with experimental data (overall AAD P ? 2.17).

Mostafa Abolala; Farshad Varaminian

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Study of Longwave Radiation Codes for Climate Studies: Validation with ARM Observations and Tests in General Circulation Models  

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One specific goal of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) program is to improve the treatment of radiative transfer in General Circulation Models (GCMs) under clear-sky, general overcast and broken cloud conditions. Our project was geared to contribute to this goal by attacking major problems associated with one of the dominant radiation components of the problem --longwave radiation. The primary long-term project objectives were to: (1) develop an optimum longwave radiation model for use in GCMs that has been calibrated with state-of-the-art observations for clear and cloudy conditions, and (2) determine how the longwave radiative forcing with an improved algorithm contributes relatively in a GCM when compared to shortwave radiative forcing, sensible heating, thermal advection and convection. The approach has been to build upon existing models in an iterative, predictive fashion. We focused on comparing calculations from a set of models with operationally observed data for clear, overcast and broken cloud conditions. The differences found through the comparisons and physical insights have been used to develop new models, most of which have been tested with new data. Our initial GCM studies used existing GCMs to study the climate model-radiation sensitivity problem. Although this portion of our initial plans was curtailed midway through the project, we anticipate that the eventual outcome of this approach will provide both a better longwave radiative forcing algorithm and from our better understanding of how longwave radiative forcing influences the model equilibrium climate, how improvements in climate prediction using this algorithm can be achieved.

Robert G. Ellingson

2004-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Week12: Chapter 12 Static Equilibrium  

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Conditions for Equilibrium The net force equals zero If the object is modeled as a particle, then this is the only condition that must be satisfied The net torque equals zero This is needed if the object cannot is arbitrary If an object is in translational equilibrium and the net torque is zero about one axis

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Generalized charge-screening in relativistic ThomasFermi model  

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In this paper, we study the charge shielding within the relativistic Thomas-Fermi model for a wide range of electron number-densities and the atomic-number of screened ions. A generalized energy-density relation is obtained using the force-balance equation and taking into account the Chandrasekhar's relativistic electron degeneracy pressure. By numerically solving a second-order nonlinear differential equation, the Thomas-Fermi screening length is investigated, and the results are compared for three distinct regimes of the solid-density, warm-dense-matter, and white-dwarfs (WDs). It is revealed that our nonlinear screening theory is compatible with the exponentially decaying Thomas-Fermi-type shielding predicted by the linear response theory. Moreover, the variation of relative Thomas-Fermi screening length shows that extremely dense quantum electron fluids are relatively poor charge shielders. Calculation of the total number of screening electrons around a nucleus shows that there is a position of maximum number of screening localized electrons around the screened nucleus, which moves closer to the point-like nucleus by increase in the plasma number density but is unaffected due to increase in the atomic-number value. It is discovered that the total number of screening electrons, (N{sub s}?r{sub TF}{sup 3}/r{sub d}{sup 3} where r{sub TF} and r{sub d} are the Thomas-Fermi and interparticle distance, respectively) has a distinct limit for extremely dense plasmas such as WD-cores and neutron star crusts, which is unique for all given values of the atomic-number. This is equal to saying that in an ultrarelativistic degeneracy limit of electron-ion plasma, the screening length couples with the system dimensionality and the plasma becomes spherically self-similar. Current analysis can provide useful information on the effects of relativistic correction to the charge screening for a wide range of plasma density, such as the inertial-confined plasmas and compact stellar objects.

Akbari-Moghanjoughi, M. [Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, 51745-406 Tabriz, Iran and International Centre for Advanced Studies in Physical Sciences and Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ruhr University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum (Germany)

2014-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalizing the running vacuum energy model and comparing with the entropic-force models  

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We generalize the previously proposed running vacuum energy model by including a term proportional to \\dot{H}, in addition to the existing H^2 term. We show that the added degree of freedom is very constrained if both low redshift and high redshift data are taken into account. Best-fit models are undistinguishable from LCDM at the present time, but could be distinguished in the future with very accurate data at both low and high redshifts. We stress the formal analogy at the phenomenological level of the running vacuum models with recently proposed dark energy models based on the holographic or entropic point of view, where a combination of \\dot{H} and H^2 term is also present. However those particular entropic formulations which do not have a constant term in the Friedmann equations are not viable. The presence of this term is necessary in order to allow for a transition from a decelerated to an accelerated expansion. In contrast, the running vacuum models, both the original and the generalized one introduced here contain this constant term in a more natural way. Finally, important conceptual issues common to all these models are emphasized.

Spyros Basilakos; David Polarski; Joan Sola

2012-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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PERSPECTIVE Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology  

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IDEA AND PERSPECTIVE Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model. The output from such a general simulation model (GSM) would, at a minimum, consist of the simulated forces. As an alternative, we propose a mechanistic modelling approach. We describe computer simulation

Arita, Héctor T.

175

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of damped Timoshenko and damped Bresse systems  

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In this paper, we cast damped Timoshenko and damped Bresse systems into a general framework for non-equilibrium thermodynamics, namely the GENERIC (General Equation for Non-Equilibrium Reversible-Irreversible Coupling) framework.

Manh Hong Duong

2014-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

176

Smoothing in dynamic generalized linear models by Gibbs sampling  

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Optimal filtering and smoothing in non-Gaussian dynamic models based on ... approach for obtaining posterior mean smoothers in the exponential family framework. Implementation and performance are investigated...

Ludwig Fahrmeir; Wolfgang Hennevogl

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Modeling DFIG Using General Vector Representation in the Presence of Harmonics  

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In this paper, a doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) wind turbine is modeled by using the general vector representation of voltage, current and magnetic flux in the presence of harmonics. The general vector representation provides insights into how ... Keywords: wind turbine, harmonics, general vector form, DFIG

Ziqiao Liu; Ahmed Abu-Hajar; David Wenzhong Gao

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Status and Improvements of Coupled General Circulation Models  

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...change impacts; and (iv) be a firmer basis for Earth system models that describe the feedbacks of societies to climate...change impacts; and (iv) be a firmer basis for Earth system models that describe the feedbacks of societies to climate...

Hartmut Grassl

2000-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Additive Models versus Linear Regression in Generating Probabilistic MOS Forecasts of Aviation Weather Parameters  

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The skill of probabilistic Model Output Statistics forecasts generated from Generalized Additive Models (GAM) is compared to that of traditional multiple linear regression techniques. Unlike linear regression, where each predictor term in the ...

Robert L. Vislocky; J. Michael Fritsch

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OLAF _ A General Modeling System to Evaluate and Optimize the Location of an Air  

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OLAF _ A General Modeling System to Evaluate and Optimize the Location of an Air Polluting Facility Project Report J"org Fliege 13 2.1The Meteorological Preprocessor ..................13 2.2The Air Dispersion Model

Fliege, Jörg

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NEWTON: What is Equilibrium  

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What is Equilibrium? What is Equilibrium? Name: Lisa Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Spring 2012 Question: What is equilibrium? Are molecules still moving at equilibrium? Replies: Lisa, Imagine a seesaw (teeter-totter). If we start the seesaw parallel to the ground, put two objects, one on each end, and the objects have the same mass, the seesaw does not move. This is what is considered a static equilibrium - a balance. Nothing is changing. The object may move around, but as long as they stay on the same side of the seesaw, the balance is maintained. There is another way for the balance to be maintained. Suppose we put two jugglers, one on each end of the seesaw. Let's say the jugglers have the same mass and each hold four balls. The seesaw will also not move, remain parallel to the ground, when the jugglers toss the balls to each other - as long as they pass the balls to each other at the same rate so that the weights essentially remains the same on both ends. This is considered a dynamic equilibrium - things are moving back and forth, but a balance is maintained. In dynamic equilibrium, there is change (there is transfer between the two jugglers), but there is no net change (each juggler still ends up with the same overall mass).

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Hospital Readmission in General Medicine Patients: A Prediction Model  

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J Med. 1985;313: JGIM Hasan et al. : Hospital ReadmissionA Prediction Model Omar Hasan, MBBS, MPH 1,2 , David O.online December 15, 2009 Hasan et al. : Hospital Readmission

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Augmented Lagrangian method for generalized TV-Stokes model  

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reducing stair-case effect. Keyword: TV-Stokes model, Augmented Lagrangian method, Image inpainting, Image and stair-case effect [6­10]. The authors [9] showed that the TV-L2 model never recover the same contrast-010 and MOE (Ministry of Education) Tier II project T207N2202. jyhahn@ntu.edu.sg CLWU@ntu.edu.sg §xctai@ntu

Soatto, Stefano

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A GENERAL INVESTMENT MODEL Thomas S. Ferguson and C. Zachary Gilstein  

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A GENERAL INVESTMENT MODEL Thomas S. Ferguson and C. Zachary Gilstein UCLA and Bell Communications Revised May 1985 Abstract. A Bayesian approach to a general investment model is proposed based on knowledge of the probability distributions of possible investment re- turns (future market events

Ferguson, Thomas S.

185

From residue matching patterns to protein folding topographies: General model and bovine  

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From residue matching patterns to protein folding topographies: General model and bovine pancreatic-grained model for protein-folding dynamics is introduced based on a discretized representation of torsional, pattern recognition, and general characteristics of protein folding kinetics. Topology here implies

Berry, R. Stephen

186

Properties of the general N-Higgs-doublet model. I. The orbit space  

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We study the scalar sector of the general N-Higgs-doublet model via geometric constructions in the space of gauge orbits. We give a detailed description of the shape of the orbit space both for general N and, in more detail, for N=3. We also comment on remarkable analogies between the N-Higgs-doublet model and quantum information theory.

Ivanov, I. P. [IFPA, Universite de Liege, Allee du 6 Aout 17, batiment B5a, 4000 Liege (Belgium); Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Koptyug Avenue 4, 630090, Novosibirsk (Russian Federation); Nishi, C. [Universidade Federal do ABC, Rua Santa Adelia, 166, 09.210-170, Santo Andre, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Dark Energy - Dark Matter Unification: Generalized Chaplygin Gas Model  

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We review the main features of the generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) proposal for unification of dark energy and dark matter and discuss how it admits an unique decomposition into dark energy and dark matter components once phantom-like dark energy is excluded. In the context of this approach we consider structure formation and show that unphysical oscillations or blow-up in the matter power spectrum are not present. Moreover, we demonstrate that the dominance of dark energy occurs about the time when energy density fluctuations start evolving away from the linear regime.

Orfeu Bertolami

2005-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Separating expansion from contraction in spherically symmetric models with a perfect-fluid: Generalization of the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff condition and application to models with a cosmological constant  

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We investigate spherically symmetric perfect-fluid spacetimes and discuss the existence and stability of a dividing shell separating expanding and collapsing regions. We perform a 3+1 splitting and obtain gauge invariant conditions relating the intrinsic spatial curvature of the shells to the Misner-Sharp mass and to a function of the pressure that we introduce and that generalizes the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equilibrium condition. We find that surfaces fulfilling those two conditions fit, locally, the requirements of a dividing shell and we argue that cosmological initial conditions should allow its global validity. We analyze the particular cases of the Lema\\^itre-Tolman-Bondi dust models with a cosmological constant as an example of a cold dark matter model with a cosmological constant (\\Lambda-CDM) and its generalization to contain a central perfect-fluid core. These models provide simple, but physically interesting illustrations of our results.

Jos Pedro Mimoso; Morgan Le Delliou; Filipe C. Mena

2010-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Diesel Engine Advanced Multi-Mode Combustion Control and Generalized Nonlinear Transient Trajectory Shaping Control Methods.  

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?? This dissertation addresses the Diesel engine advanced combustion mode switching transient control and the generalized nonlinear non-equilibrium transient trajectory shaping (NETTS) control problem.Control-oriented models (more)

Yan, Fengjun

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EQUILIBRIUM RECONSTRUCTION FROM DISCRETE MAGNETIC MEASUREMENTS IN A TOKAMAK  

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EQUILIBRIUM RECONSTRUCTION FROM DISCRETE MAGNETIC MEASUREMENTS IN A TOKAMAK Blaise Faugeras (joint of the equilibrium in a Tokamak from discrete magnetic mea- surements. In order to solve this inverse problem we of a plasma in a Tokamak [1]. The state variable of interest in the modelization of such an equilibrium under

Faugeras, Blaise

191

Towards breaking temperature equilibrium in multi-component Eulerian schemes  

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We investigate the effects ofthermal equilibrium on hydrodynamic flows and describe models for breaking the assumption ofa single temperature for a mixture of components in a cell. A computational study comparing pressure-temperature equilibrium simulations of two dimensional implosions with explicit front tracking is described as well as implementation and J-D calculations for non-equilibrium temperature methods.

Grove, John W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Masser, Thomas [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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System Advisor Model, SAM 2014.1.14: General Description  

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This document describes the capabilities of the U.S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory's System Advisor Model (SAM), Version 2013.9.20, released on September 9, 2013. SAM is a computer model that calculates performance and financial metrics of renewable energy systems. Project developers, policy makers, equipment manufacturers, and researchers use graphs and tables of SAM results in the process of evaluating financial, technology, and incentive options for renewable energy projects. SAM simulates the performance of photovoltaic, concentrating solar power, solar water heating, wind, geothermal, biomass, and conventional power systems. The financial model can represent financial structures for projects that either buy and sell electricity at retail rates (residential and commercial) or sell electricity at a price determined in a power purchase agreement (utility). SAM's advanced simulation options facilitate parametric and sensitivity analyses, and statistical analysis capabilities are available for Monte Carlo simulation and weather variability (P50/P90) studies. SAM can also read input variables from Microsoft Excel worksheets. For software developers, the SAM software development kit (SDK) makes it possible to use SAM simulation modules in their applications written in C/C++, C#, Java, Python, and MATLAB. NREL provides both SAM and the SDK as free downloads at http://sam.nrel.gov. Technical support and more information about the software are available on the website.

Blair, N.; Dobos, A. P.; Freeman, J.; Neises, T.; Wagner, M.; Ferguson, T.; Gilman, P.; Janzou, S.

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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System Advisor Model, SAM 2011.12.2: General Description  

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This document describes the capabilities of the U.S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory's System Advisor Model (SAM), Version 2011.12.2, released on December 2, 2011. SAM is software that models the cost and performance of renewable energy systems. Project developers, policy makers, equipment manufacturers, and researchers use graphs and tables of SAM results in the process of evaluating financial, technology, and incentive options for renewable energy projects. SAM simulates the performance of solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, and conventional power systems. The financial model can represent financing structures for projects that either buy and sell electricity at retail rates (residential and commercial) or sell electricity at a price determined in a power purchase agreement (utility). Advanced analysis options facilitate parametric, sensitivity, and statistical analyses, and allow for interfacing SAM with Microsoft Excel or with other computer programs. SAM is available as a free download at http://sam.nrel.gov. Technical support and more information about the software are available on the website.

Gilman, P.; Dobos, A.

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The China-in-Global Energy Model  

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The China-in-Global Energy Model (C-GEM) is a global Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model that captures the interaction of production, consumption and trade among multiple global regions and sectors including five ...

Qi, T.

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High pressure/high temperature vapor liquid equilibrium study of light gases in hydrogen-coal liquid model compound systems using perturbation chromatography  

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Perturbation chromatography or gas-liquid partition chromatography (GLPC) provides a powerful tool for making physicochemical measurements. In this investigation GLPC was applied to study the vapor-liquid equilibrium behavior of light gases in nonvolatile coal liquid model compound solvents at high temperatures and high pressures. Improvements made in existing GLPC techniques include: the use of a high pressure tandem proportioning pump to give precise control of the carrier gas flow rate and low pressure drops; a high pressure ionization chamber to detect the injection of very dilute radioactive sample gases; and the use of a microcomputer to provide instantaneous integration and very precise retention times of the chromatographic peaks. Infinite dilution K-values for methane, ethane, propane, n-butane, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide in hydrogen-dibenzofuran systems were obtained at 100 and 125 C and up to 800 psia. Infinite dilution K-values for the same light gases in hydrogen-9-methylanthracene systems were obtained at 100, 125, 150, 175, and 200 C and up to 3000 psia. Henry's constants were determined for the light gases in 9-methylanthracene. Second cross virial coefficients and vapor phase infinite dilution fugacity coefficients were calculated for methane, ethane, propane, and n-butane in hydrogen. These results were combined with the experimental K-value measurements to obtain Henry's constants in hydrogen-9-methylanthracene mixtures of fixed liquid compositions. Infinite dilution heats of solution of the solute gases in the mixtures were calculated.

Kragas, T.K.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Volume-Averaged Filtration Combustion Model and Its Application for Calculating Carbon Gasifiers  

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We have developed a generalized volume-averaged model of filtration combustion of gases taking into account the spatial inhomogeneity of a porous medium and the change in porosity due to the heterogeneous chem...

K. V. Dobrego; I. A. Koznacheev

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ENSO Bred Vectors in Coupled OceanAtmosphere General Circulation Models  

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The breeding method has been implemented in the NASA Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project (NSIPP) coupled general circulation model (CGCM) with the ultimate goal of improving operational seasonal to interannual climate predictions through ...

S-C. Yang; E. Kalnay; M. Cai; M. Rienecker; G. Yuan; Z. Toth

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forcing and Sampling of Ocean General Circulation Models: Impact of High-Frequency Motions  

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Significant inertial oscillations are present in all primitive equation ocean general circulation models when they are forced with high-frequency (period order of days) wind stress fields. At specific latitudes the energy of the wind stress ...

Steven R. Jayne; Robin Tokmakian

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Earth Radiation Budget and Cloudiness Simulations with a General Circulation Model  

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The UCLA/GLA general circulation model has been endowed with new parameterizations of solar and terrestrial radiation, as well as new parameterized cloud optical properties. A simple representation of the cloud liquid water feedback is included. ...

Harshvardhan; David A. Randall; Thomas G. Corsetti

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moisture Asymmetry and MJO Eastward Propagation in an Aquaplanet General Circulation Model  

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The role of zonal moisture asymmetry in the eastward propagation of the MaddenJulian oscillation (MJO) is investigated through a set of aquaplanet atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM) experiments with a zonally symmetric sea surface ...

Pang-Chi Hsu; Tim Li; Hiroyuki Murakami

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding El Nio in OceanAtmosphere General Circulation Models: Progress and Challenges  

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Determining how El Nio and its impacts may change over the next 10 to 100 years remains a difficult scientific challenge. Oceanatmosphere coupled general circulation models (CGCMs) are routinely used both to analyze El Nio mechanisms and ...

Eric Guilyardi; Andrew Wittenberg; Alexey Fedorov; Mat Collins; Chunzai Wang; Antonietta Capotondi; Geert Jan van Oldenborgh; Tim Stockdale

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fourier analysis for generalized cylinders with polar models of cross-sections  

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FOURIER ANALYSIS FOR GENERALIZED CYLINDERS WITH POLAR MODELS OF CROSS-SECTIONS A Thesis by WILLIAM CLARENCE FORSYTHE 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 May 1990 Major Subject: Computer Science FOURIER ANALYSIS FOR GENERALIZED CYLINDERS WITH POLAR MODELS OF CROSS-SECTIONS A Thesis by WILLIAM CLARENCE FORSYTHE Approved as to style and content by: Amitabha Mukerjee (Chair...

Forsythe, William Clarence

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Attribute Choice Model: An Application of the Generalized Nested Logit Model at the Stock-Keeping Unit Level  

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This paper proposes an application of the generalized nested logit (GNL) model which is used in transportation science for product choice problems at the stock-keeping unit level. I explain two alternative nestin...

Kei Takahashi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Stochastic Equilibrium Economy with Irreversible Investment  

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their optimal choices and the markets clear. Key words. general equilibrium, capacity expansion, capital asset Value and Market Capitalization 7 Existence 3.1 Capacity Expansion with Irreversible Investment 8 for capacity expansion, (ii) agents who maximize expected total utility of consumption, of money holding

Haussmann, Ulrich

205

Approach of gas and radiation to equilibrium  

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Einstein described equilibrium between two?level gas molecules and radiation in terms of a Brownian motion model involving frictional and agitational effects arising from photon absorptions and emissions. This paper extends his treatment to the case of disequilibrium when molecules and radiation are in cavities with either black or perfectly reflecting walls. The precise role of the black walls in promoting equilibrium is explicated in terms of Einsteins formula for the frictional effect and the nature of changes in radiation patterns caused by Doppler shifts of photon frequencies. It is then shown that equilibrium between the two?level gas molecules and radiation cannot be achieved for a container with perfectly reflecting walls. The blockage of equilibrium occurs because a change in the slope of the Planck spectrum at the resonant frequency causes a change in the frictional force.

Frank Munley

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Modelica-A General Object-Oriented Language for Continuous and Discrete-Event System Modeling and Simulation  

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Modelica is a general equation-based object-oriented language for continuous and discrete-event modeling of physical systems for the purpose of efficient simulation. The language unifies and generalizes previous object-oriented modeling languages. The ...

Peter Fritzson; Peter Bunus

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Relativistic Shock Waves that Extend the Oppenheimer-Snyder Model  

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General Relativistic Shock Waves that Extend the Oppenheimer-Snyder Model JOELOEL SMOLLERMOLLER. These shock waves extend the celebrated Oppenheimer-Snyder result to the case of non-zero pressure. Our shock of a Friedmann- Robertson-Walker metric (a cosmological model for the expanding universe) to an Oppenheimer

Temple, Blake

208

A generalized 3D inverted pendulum model to represent human normal walking  

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A generalized 3D inverted pendulum model to represent human normal walking Sophie Sakka IRCCy,lacouture}@univ-poitiers.fr Abstract-- This paper compares different inverted pendulum models to represent the stance phase of human adapted to pathological walking as the walking symmetry hypothesis -needed to build classical inverted

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USING MODEL CHECKING TO DERIVE LOOP BOUNDS OF GENERAL LOOPS WITHIN ANSI-C APPLICATIONS FOR  

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USING MODEL CHECKING TO DERIVE LOOP BOUNDS OF GENERAL LOOPS WITHIN ANSI-C APPLICATIONS for applications written in ANSI-C. The described method uses a model checker and a binary search algorithm with little pro- gramming effort for applications written in ANSI-C. The performance is probably inferior

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Width of the Hadley cell in simple and comprehensive general circulation models  

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Width of the Hadley cell in simple and comprehensive general circulation models Dargan M. W; published 19 September 2007. [1] The width of the Hadley cell is studied over a wide range of climate surface temperature lower boundary conditions are used in both models to study the response of the Hadley

Chen, Gang

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Modeling-Computer Simulations At General Us Region (Goff & Decker, 1983) |  

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Us Region (Goff & Decker, 1983) Us Region (Goff & Decker, 1983) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Modeling-Computer Simulations At General Us Region (Goff & Decker, 1983) Exploration Activity Details Location General Us Region Exploration Technique Modeling-Computer Simulations Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Review and identification of 24 potential sites for EGS development across the U.S., as well as modeling of the representative geologic systems in which promising EGS sites occur. References Fraser Goff, Edward R. Decker (1983) Candidate Sites For Future Hot Dry Rock Development In The United States Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Modeling-Computer_Simulations_At_General_Us_Region_(Goff_%26_Decker,_1983)&oldid=38761

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Higher-order compositional modeling of three-phase flow in 3D fractured porous media based on cross-flow equilibrium  

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Numerical simulation of multiphase compositional flow in fractured porous media, when all the species can transfer between the phases, is a real challenge. Despite the broad applications in hydrocarbon reservoir engineering and hydrology, a compositional numerical simulator for three-phase flow in fractured media has not appeared in the literature, to the best of our knowledge. In this work, we present a three-phase fully compositional simulator for fractured media, based on higher-order finite element methods. To achieve computational efficiency, we invoke the cross-flow equilibrium (CFE) concept between discrete fractures and a small neighborhood in the matrix blocks. We adopt the mixed hybrid finite element (MHFE) method to approximate convective Darcy fluxes and the pressure equation. This approach is the most natural choice for flow in fractured media. The mass balance equations are discretized by the discontinuous Galerkin (DG) method, which is perhaps the most efficient approach to capture physical discontinuities in phase properties at the matrix-fracture interfaces and at phase boundaries. In this work, we account for gravity and Fickian diffusion. The modeling of capillary effects is discussed in a separate paper. We present the mathematical framework, using the implicit-pressure-explicit-composition (IMPEC) scheme, which facilitates rigorous thermodynamic stability analyses and the computation of phase behavior effects to account for transfer of species between the phases. A deceptively simple CFL condition is implemented to improve numerical stability and accuracy. We provide six numerical examples at both small and larger scales and in two and three dimensions, to demonstrate powerful features of the formulation.

Moortgat, Joachim, E-mail: jmoortgat@rerinst.org; Firoozabadi, Abbas, E-mail: abbas.firoozabadi@yale.edu

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Packed bed thermal energy storage model Generalized approach and experimental validation  

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Abstract Packed beds serve as thermal energy storages (TES) and heat exchangers (HEX) in different technological applications. In this paper, a general heterogeneous model of heat transfer in packed beds is developed. It is implemented by lumped element formulation in object-oriented modeling language Modelica and is successful validated with data sets taken from two different experiments reported in literature. The main advantages of the introduced model are the general, theory-based approach and the lumped element formulation in Modelica. The first point mentioned above should allow to simulate a packed bed TES/HEX without the necessity applying measured data for model calibration or to apply specific heat transfer correlations with restricted application. The second point establishes the possibility to integrate the TES/HEX model within plant models of larger scale without increasing the simulation time drastically.

Florian Opitz; Peter Treffinger

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-equilibrium magnetic interactions in strongly correlated systems  

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We formulate a low-energy theory for the magnetic interactions between electrons in the multi-band Hubbard model under non-equilibrium conditions determined by an external time-dependent electric field which simulates laser-induced spin dynamics. We derive expressions for dynamical exchange parameters in terms of non-equilibrium electronic Green functions and self-energies, which can be computed, e.g., with the methods of time-dependent dynamical mean-field theory. Moreover, we find that a correct description of the system requires, in addition to exchange, a new kind of magnetic interaction, that we name twist exchange, which formally resembles DzyaloshinskiiMoriya coupling, but is not due to spinorbit, and is actually due to an effective three-spin interaction. Our theory allows the evaluation of the related time-dependent parameters as well. -- Highlights: We develop a theory for magnetism of strongly correlated systems out of equilibrium. Our theory is suitable for laser-induced ultrafast magnetization dynamics. We write time-dependent exchange parameters in terms of electronic Green functions. We find a new magnetic interaction, a twist exchange. We give general expressions for magnetic noise in itinerant-electron systems.

Secchi, A., E-mail: a.secchi@science.ru.nl [Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6525 AJ Nijmegen (Netherlands); Brener, S.; Lichtenstein, A.I. [Institut fr Theoretische Physik, Universitat Hamburg, Jungiusstrae 9, D-20355 Hamburg (Germany)] [Institut fr Theoretische Physik, Universitat Hamburg, Jungiusstrae 9, D-20355 Hamburg (Germany); Katsnelson, M.I. [Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6525 AJ Nijmegen (Netherlands)] [Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6525 AJ Nijmegen (Netherlands)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Local non-equilibrium thermodynamics  

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Local Shannon entropy lies at the heart of modern thermodynamics, with much discussion of trajectory-dependent entropy production. When taken at both boundaries of a process in phase space, it reproduces the second law of thermodynamics over a finite time interval for small scale systems. However, given that entropy is an ensemble property, it has never been clear how one can assign such a quantity locally. Given such a fundamental omission in our knowledge, we construct a new ensemble composed of trajectories reaching an individual microstate, and show that locally defined entropy, information, and free energy are properties of the ensemble, or trajectory-independent true thermodynamic potentials. We find that the Boltzmann-Gibbs distribution and Landauer's principle can be generalized naturally as properties of the ensemble, and that trajectory-free state functions of the ensemble govern the exact mechanism of non-equilibrium relaxation.

Jinwoo, Lee

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gravity, Dimension, Equilibrium, & Thermodynamics  

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Is it actually possible to interpret gravitation as space's property in a pure classical way. Then, we note that extended self-gravitating system equilibrium depends directly on the number of dimension of the space in which it evolves. Given those precisions, we review the principal thermodynamical knowledge in the context of classical gravity with arbitrary dimension of space. Stability analyses for bounded 3D systems, namely the Antonov instability paradigm, are then rapproched to some amazing properties of globular clusters and galaxies.

Jerome Perez

2006-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model: Version 4  

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The Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model is the part of the MIT Integrated Global Systems Model (IGSM) that represents the human systems. EPPA is a recursive-dynamic multi-regional general equilibrium model ...

Paltsev, Sergey.

218

A Forward Looking Version of the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model  

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This paper documents a forward looking multi-regional general equilibrium model developed from the latest version of the recursive-dynamic MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model. The model represents ...

Babiker, Mustafa M.H.

219

Interacting holographic dark energy model and generalized second law of thermodynamics in non-flat universe  

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In the present paper we consider the interacting holographic model of dark energy to investigate the validity of the generalized second laws of thermodynamics in non-flat (closed) universe enclosed by the event horizon measured from the sphere of the horizon named $L$. We show that for $L$ as the system's IR cut-off the generalized second law is respected for the special range of the deceleration parameter.

M. R. Setare

2007-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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The Greenhouse Effect Temperature Equilibrium  

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The Greenhouse Effect #12;Temperature Equilibrium The Earth is in equilibrium with the Sun temperature is about 14C, or 287K. The 40K difference is due to the greenhouse effect. Essentially all

Walter, Frederick M.

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A general numerical solution of dispersion relations for the nuclear optical model  

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A general numerical solution of the dispersion integral relation between the real and the imaginary parts of the nuclear optical potential is presented. Fast convergence is achieved by means of the Gauss-Legendre integration method, which offers accuracy, easiness of implementation and generality for dispersive optical model calculations. The use of this numerical integration method in the optical-model parameter search codes allows for a fast and accurate dispersive analysis. PACS number(s): 11.55.Fv, 24.10.Ht, 02.60.Jh

Roberto Capote; Alberto Molina; Jose Manuel Quesada

2001-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Matter Power Spectrum for the Generalized Chaplygin Gas Model: The Newtonian Approach  

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We model the cosmic medium as the mixture of a generalized Chaplygin gas and a pressureless matter component. Within a neo-Newtonian approach (in which, different from standard Newtonian cosmology, the pressure enters the homogeneous and isotropic background dynamics) we compute the matter power spectrum. The 2dFGRS data are used to discriminate between unified models of the dark sector (a purely baryonic matter component of roughly 5 percent of the total energy content and roughly 95 percent generalized Chaplygin gas) and different models, for which there is separate dark matter, in addition to that accounted for by the generalized Chaplygin gas. Leaving the corresponding density parameters free, we find that the unified models are strongly disfavored. On the other hand, using unified model priors, the observational data are also well described, in particular for small and large values of the generalized Chaplygin gas parameter $\\alpha$. The latter result is in agreement with a recent, more qualitative but fully relativistic, perturbation analysis in Gorini et al.

J. C. Fabris; S. V. B. Goncalves; H. E. S. Velten; W. Zimdahl

2008-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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A general model for chemical erosion of carbon materials due to low-energy H + impact  

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Modeling the chemical erosion of carbon materials due to low-energy H + impact is of paramount importance for the prediction of the behavior of carbon-based plasma-facing components in nuclear fusion devices. In this paper a simple general model describing both energy and temperature dependence of carbon-based chemical erosion is presented. Enlightened by Hopfs model {Hopf et al. [J. Appl. Phys.94 2373 (Year: 2003)} the chemical erosion is separated into the contributions from three mechanisms: thermal chemical erosion energetic chemical sputtering and ion-enhanced chemical erosion. Using input from the Monte Carlo code TRIDYN this model is able to reproduce experimental data well.

Shengguang Liu; Jizhong Sun; Shuyu Dai; Thomas Stirner; Dezhen Wang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VALIDATION OF THE EQUILIBRIUM MODEL FOR GALAXY EVOLUTION TO z ? 3 THROUGH MOLECULAR GAS AND DUST OBSERVATIONS OF LENSED STAR-FORMING GALAXIES  

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We combine IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer and Herschel PACS and SPIRE measurements to study the dust and gas contents of high-redshift star-forming galaxies. We present new observations for a sample of 17 lensed galaxies at z = 1.4-3.1, which allow us to directly probe the cold interstellar medium of normal star-forming galaxies with stellar masses of ?10{sup 10} M{sub ?}, a regime otherwise not (yet) accessible by individual detections in Herschel and molecular gas studies. The lensed galaxies are combined with reference samples of submillimeter and normal z ? 1-2 star-forming galaxies with similar far-infrared photometry to study the gas and dust properties of galaxies in the SFR-M{sub *}-redshift parameter space. The mean gas depletion timescale of main-sequence (MS) galaxies at z > 2 is measured to be only ?450 Myr, a factor of ?1.5 (?5) shorter than at z = 1 (z = 0), in agreement with a (1 + z){sup 1} scaling. The mean gas mass fraction at z = 2.8 is 40% 15% (44% after incompleteness correction), suggesting a flattening or even a reversal of the trend of increasing gas fractions with redshift recently observed up to z ? 2. The depletion timescale and gas fractions of the z > 2 normal star-forming galaxies can be explained under the 'equilibrium model' for galaxy evolution, in which the gas reservoir of galaxies is the primary driver of the redshift evolution of specific star formation rates. Due to their high star formation efficiencies and low metallicities, the z > 2 lensed galaxies have warm dust despite being located on the star formation MS. At fixed metallicity, they also have a gas-to-dust ratio 1.7 times larger than observed locally when using the same standard techniques, suggesting that applying the local calibration of the ?{sub GDR}-metallicity relation to infer the molecular gas mass of high-redshift galaxies may lead to systematic differences with CO-based estimates.

Saintonge, Amlie; Lutz, Dieter; Genzel, Reinhard; Tacconi, Linda J.; Berta, Stefano; Frster Schreiber, Natascha M.; Poglitsch, Albrecht; Sturm, Eckhard; Wuyts, Eva; Wuyts, Stijn [Max-Planck Institut fr extraterrestrische Physik, D-85741 Garching (Germany); Magnelli, Benjamin [Argelander-Institut fr Astronomy, Universitt Bonn, D-53121 Bonn (Germany); Nordon, Raanan [School of Physics and Astronomy, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978 (Israel); Baker, Andrew J. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019 (United States); Bandara, Kaushala [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2 (Canada)

2013-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconstructing generalized ghost condensate model with dynamical dark energy parametrizations and observational datasets  

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Observations of high-redshift supernovae indicate that the universe is accelerating at the present stage, and we refer to the cause for this cosmic acceleration as ``dark energy''. In particular, the analysis of current data of type Ia supernovae (SNIa), cosmic large-scale structure (LSS), and the cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropy implies that, with some possibility, the equation-of-state parameter of dark energy may cross the cosmological-constant boundary ($w=-1$) during the recent evolution stage. The model of ``quintom'' has been proposed to describe this $w=-1$ crossing behavior for dark energy. As a single-real-scalar-field model of dark energy, the generalized ghost condensate model provides us with a successful mechanism for realizing the quintom-like behavior. In this paper, we reconstruct the generalized ghost condensate model in the light of three forms of parametrization for dynamical dark energy, with the best-fit results of up-to-date observational data.

Jingfei Zhang; Xin Zhang; Hongya Liu

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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A general stochastic model for sporophytic self-incompatibility Sylvain Billiard  

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A general stochastic model for sporophytic self-incompatibility Sylvain Billiard and Viet Chi Tran. Here, we investigate the impact of self-incompatibility in flowering plants, where several inter to self-fertile species with and without inbreeding depression, to obtain the conditions under which self-incompatible

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Selected translated abstracts of Russian-language climate-change publications. 4: General circulation models  

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This report presents English-translated abstracts of important Russian-language literature concerning general circulation models as they relate to climate change. Into addition to the bibliographic citations and abstracts translated into English, this report presents the original citations and abstracts in Russian. Author and title indexes are included to assist the reader in locating abstracts of particular interest.

Burtis, M.D. [comp.] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; Razuvaev, V.N.; Sivachok, S.G. [All-Russian Research Inst. of Hydrometeorological Information--World Data Center, Obninsk (Russian Federation)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Lattice Boltzmann Method as a General Framework for Blood Flow Modelling  

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Chapter 10 The Lattice Boltzmann Method as a General Framework for Blood Flow Modelling with the Lattice Boltzmann method and the underlying Cartesian mesh. The methodology allows to accommodate red, the Lattice Boltzmann framework has become a reality for studying sections of the human circulatory system

Pontrelli, Giuseppe

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USE OF GENERAL CIRCULATION MODEL OUTPUT IN THE CREATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS  

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, Sub-Saharan Africa and Venezuela, for use in biological effects models. By combining the general of Energy (MacCracken and Luther, 1985a, b; NRC, 1985; Trabalka, 1985; Strain and Cure, 1985; White, 1985, and possible solar variations, and all agree that surface air temperatures will rise, pre- cipitation patterns

Robock, Alan

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Equilibrium free energies from nonequilibrium processes  

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A recent result, relating the (irreversible) work performed on a system during a non quasistatic process, to the Helmholtz free energy difference between two equilibrium states of the system, is discussed. A proof of this result is given for the special case when the evolution of the system in question is modeled by a Langevin equation in configuration space.

Jarzynski, C.

1997-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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BLT-EC (Breach, Leach Transport, and Equilibrium Chemistry), a finite-element model for assessing the release of radionuclides from low-level waste disposal units: Background, theory, and model description  

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Performance assessment models typically account for the processes of sorption and dissolution-precipitation by using an empirical distribution coefficient, commonly referred to as K{sub d} that combines the effects of all chemical reactions between solid and aqueous phases. In recent years, however, there has been an increasing awareness that performance assessments based solely on empirically based K{sub d} models may be incomplete, particularly for applications involving radionuclides having sorption and solubility properties that are sensitive to variations in the in-situ chemical environment. To accommodate variations in the in-situ chemical environment, and to assess its impact on radionuclide mobility, it is necessary to model radionuclide release, transport, and chemical processes in a coupled fashion. This modeling has been done and incorporated into the two-dimensional, finite-element, computer code BLT-EC (Breach, Leach, Transport, Equilibrium Chemistry). BLT-EC is capable of predicting container degradation, waste-form leaching, and advective-dispersive, multispecies, solute transport. BLT-EC accounts for retardation directly by modeling the chemical processes of complexation, sorption, dissolution-precipitation, ion-exchange, and oxidation-reduction reactions. In this report we: (1) present a detailed description of the various physical and chemical processes that control the release and migration of radionuclides from shallow land LLW disposal facilities; (2) formulate the mathematical models that represent these processes; (3) outline how these models are incorporated and implemented in BLT-EC; and (4) demonstrate the application of BLT-EC on a set of example problems.

MacKinnon, R.J.; Sullivan, T.M. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States); Simonson, S.A. [Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, Cambridge, MA (United States); Suen, C.J. [California State Univ., Fresno, CA (United States)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Jackiw-Rebbi Model and Topological Classification of Free Fermion Insulators  

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We present a new perspective to the classification of topological phases in free fermion insulators by generalizing the Jackiw-Rebbi model to arbitrary dimensions. We show that a generalized Jackiw-Rebbi model where the Dirac mass ($m$) satisfies $m(x)=-m(-x)$ is invariant under a parity transformation ($P$) that relates the $x>0$ half to the $xinsulators. Gapless edge states are a natural consequence of our construction and their topological nature can be understood from the fact that all gapless edge states at a given interface transform similarly under $P$ (all odd or all even). A naive non-topological model for states confined to the interface will allow both even and odd states.

O. Nganba Meetei; Archana Anandakrishnan

2014-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Solitons and black holes in a generalized Skyrme model with dilaton-quarkonium field  

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Skyrme theory is among the viable effective theories which emerge from the low-energy limit of quantum chromodynamics. Many of its generalizations include also a dilaton. Here we find new self-gravitating solutions, both solitons and black holes, in a generalized Skyrme model in which a dilaton is present. The investigation of the properties of the solutions is done numerically. We find that the introduction of the dilaton in the theory does not change the picture qualitatively, only quantitatively. The model considered here has one free parameter more than the Einstein-Skyrme model which comes from the potential of the dilaton. We have applied also the turning point method to establish that one of the black-hole branches of solutions is unstable. The turning point method here is based on the first law of black-hole thermodynamics a detailed derivation of which is given in the Appendix of the paper.

Doneva, Daniela D. [Deptartment of Astronomy, Faculty of Physics, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, 5, James Bourchier Blvd., 1164 Sofia (Bulgaria); Theoretical Astrophysics, Eberhard-Karls University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen 72076 (Germany); Stefanov, Ivan Zh. [Department of Applied Physics, Technical University of Sofia, 8, Kliment Ohridski Blvd., 1000 Sofia (Bulgaria); Yazadjiev, Stoytcho S. [Department of Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Physics, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, 5, James Bourchier Blvd., 1164 Sofia (Bulgaria)

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Constraints on general second-order scalar-tensor models from gravitational Cherenkov radiation  

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We demonstrate that the general second-order scalar-tensor theories, which have attracted attention as possible modified gravity models to explain the late time cosmic acceleration, could be strongly constrained from the argument of the gravitational Cherenkov radiation. To this end, we consider the purely kinetic coupled gravity and the extended galileon model on a cosmological background. In these models, the propagation speed of tensor mode could be less than the speed of light, which puts very strong constraints from the gravitational Cherenkov radiation.

Kimura, Rampei; Yamamoto, Kazuhiro, E-mail: rampei@theo.phys.sci.hiroshima-u.ac.jp, E-mail: kazuhiro@hiroshima-u.ac.jp [Department of Physical Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8526 (Japan)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solution of lattice gas models in the generalized ensemble on the Bethe lattice Emilia La Nave,1,2  

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Solution of lattice gas models in the generalized ensemble on the Bethe lattice Emilia La Nave,1 for a lattice gas Potts model defined in the generalized ensemble which was previously studied in elucidating, such as geometric aspects via percolation. In this paper, we consider a lattice gas Potts model stud- ied previously

Sciortino, Francesco

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Local rules for protein folding on a triangular lattice and generalized hydrophobicity in the HP model  

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We consider the problem of determining the three-dimensional folding of a protein given its one-dimensional amino acid sequence. We use the HP model for protein folding proposed by Dill, which models protein as a chain of amino acid residues that are either hydrophobic or polar, and hydrophobic interactions are the dominant initial driving force for the protein folding. Hart and Istrail gave approximation algorithms for folding proteins on the cubic lattice under HP model. In this paper, we examine the choice of a lattice by considering its algorithmic and geometric implications and argue that triangular lattice is a more reasonable choice. We present a set of folding rules for a triangular lattice and analyze the approximation ratio which they achieve. In addition, we introduce a generalization of the HP model to account for residues having different levels of hydrophobicity. After describing the biological foundation for this generalization, we show that in the new model we are able to achieve similar constant factor approximation guarantees on the triangular lattice as were achieved in the standard HP model. While the structures derived from our folding rules are probably still far from biological reality, we hope that having a set of folding rules with different properties will yield more interesting folds when combined.

Agarwala, R. [National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (United States); Batzoglou, S. [MIT, Cambridge, MA (United States); Dancik, V. [Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)] [and others

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Parameterization, Prior Distributions, and the General Time-Reversible Model in Bayesian Phylogenetics  

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Bayesian phylogenetic methods require the selection of prior probability distributions for all parameters of the model of evolution. These distributions allow one to incorporate prior information into a Bayesian analysis, ...

Zwickl, Derrick J.; Holder, Mark T.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalizing thawing dark energy models: the standard vis--vis model independent diagnostics  

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......w X for thawing dark energy models which include...Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey data. Our analysis...type of thawing dark energy is favoured up...Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) data...fluid, namely dark energy, in huge abundances......

Debabrata Adak; Debasish Majumdar; Supratik Pal

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated hydrogeological model of the general separations area. Volume 2: groundwater flow model  

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This report models the Gordon aquifer, the Gordon confining unit, and the `lower` aquifer zone, `tan clay` confining zone, and `upper` aquifer zone of the Water Table aquifer. The report presents structure-contour and isopach maps of each unit.

Flach, G.P.; Harris, M.K.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solving Problems with GCMs: General Circulation Models and Their Role in the Climate Modeling Hierarchy  

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­Southern Oscillation, from the Devil's Staircase to prediction 16 A. ENSO's regularity and irregularity 16 B. The Devil's Staircase across the modeling hierarchy 18 C. Regularity and prediction 22 IV. Interdecadal oscillations

Robertson, Andrew W.

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The economics of US greenhouse gas emissions reduction policy : assessing distributional effects across households and the 50 United States using a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) model  

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The political economy of US climate policy has revolved around state- and district- level distributional economics, and to a lesser extent household-level distribution questions. Many politicians and analysts have suggested ...

Look, Wesley Allen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deterministic and stochastic state model of right generalized cylinder (RGC-sm): application in computer phantoms synthesis  

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RGC-sm is a state model proposed to describe complex-shaped objects within the family of right generalized cylinders (RGCs). A continuous deformation of a planar curve (contour) along the object's axis describes its surface. The contour, locally orthogonal ... Keywords: 3D image analysis, blood vessel, generalized cylinder, phantom synthesis, segmentation, state model

Jacques Azencot; Maciej Orkisz

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Z3 generalization of the Kitaev's spin-1/2 model  

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We generalize the Kitaev's spin-1/2 model on the honeycomb by introducing a two-dimensional Z3 clock model on the triangular lattice with three-body interaction. We discuss various properties of this model and show that the low energy theory of the Z3 generalized Kitaev model (GKM) is described by a single Z3 parafermion per lattice site coupled to a Z3 gauge field. We also introduce a slave-fermion approach for this GKM, treat the resulting fermionic Hamiltonian at the mean-field level, solve the mean-field parameters self-consistently, and obtain the low energy effective Chern-Simons (CS) gauge theory. The resulting CS gauge theory is identical to that of a (221) fractional quantum Hall state. We then go beyond the mean-field approximation and demonstrate that fluctuations generate a uniform interlayer pairing for the dual (221) bilayer state. We argue that this perturbed system can undergo a phase transition to the Fibonacci phase by tuning the interlayer pairing strength.

Abolhassan Vaezi

2014-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Matter power spectrum for the generalized Chaplygin gas model: The relativistic case  

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The generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) model is the prototype of a unified model of dark energy (DE) and dark matter (DM). It is characterized by equation-of-state (EoS) parameters $A$ and $\\alpha$. We use a statistical analysis of the 2dFGRS data to constrain these parameters. In particular, we find that very small (close to zero) and very large values ($\\alpha\\gg 1$) of the equation-of-state parameter $\\alpha$ are preferred. To test the validity of this type of unification of the dark sector we admit the existence of a separate DM component in addition to the Chaplygin gas and calculate the probability distribution for the fractional contributions of both components to the total energy density. This analysis favors a model for which the Universe is nearly entirely made up of the separate DM component with an almost negligible Chaplygin gas part. This confirms the results of a previous Newtonian analysis.

J. C. Fabris; H. E. S. Velten; W. Zimdahl

2010-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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3-D seismic modelling of general material anisotropy in the presence of the free surface by a Chebyshev spectral method  

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......modelling in general anisotropic media is presented...the qSV and SH waves. Anisotropic free-surface modelling...wavefronts of Green River shale after 375 ms propagation...in the Green River shale model with 45" inclined...qSH-guided SH wave. Anisotropic free-surface modelling......

Ekkehart Tessmer

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Coupled Bottom-Up/Top-Down Model for GHG Abatement Scenarios in the Swiss Housing Sector  

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In this paper we report on the coordinated development of a regional module within a world computable general equilibrium model (CGEM) and of a bottom up energy-technology-environment model (ETEM) describing long...

Laurent Drouet; Alain Haurie; Maryse Labriet; Philippe Thalmann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Bilevel Direct Search Method for Leader-Follower Equilibrium ...  

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electricity markets [42, 46, 16], Nash equilibrium model in transportation [27] and signal trans- mission in wireless ...... Private market share (DH,DL). (0.62, 0.41)...

2012-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology and Technical Change in the MIT EPPA Model  

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Potential technology change has a strong influence on projections of greenhouse gas emissions and costs of control, and computable general equilibrium (CGE) models are a common device for studying these phenomena. Using ...

Jacoby, Henry D.

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Generalized spherically symmetric gravitational model: Hamiltonian dynamics in extended phase space and BRST charge  

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We construct Hamiltonian dynamics of the generalized spherically symmetric gravitational model in extended phase space. We start from the Faddeev - Popov effective action with gauge-fixing and ghost terms, making use of gauge conditions in differential form. It enables us to introduce missing velocities into the Lagrangian and then construct a Hamiltonian function according a usual rule which is applied for systems without constraints. The main feature of Hamiltonian dynamics in extended phase space is that it can be proved to be completely equivalent to Lagrangian dynamics derived from the effective action. We find a BRST invariant form of the effective action by adding terms not affecting Lagrangian equations. After all, we construct the BRST charge according to the Noether theorem. Our algorithm differs from that by Batalin, Fradkin and Vilkovisky, but the resulting BRST charge generates correct transformations for all gravitational degrees of freedom including gauge ones. Generalized spherically symmetric model imitates the full gravitational theory much better then models with finite number of degrees of freedom, so that one can expect appropriate results in the case of the full theory.

T. P. Shestakova

2014-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulated climatology of a general circulation model with a hydrological cycle  

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The thermal and dynamical structure of the tropical atmosphere which emerged from the numerical integration of our general circulation model with a simple hydrologic cycle is analyzed in detail. According to the results of our analysis, the lapse rate of zonal mean temperature in the model Tropics is supermoist-adiabatic in the lower troposphere, and is sub-moist-adiabatic above the 400-mb. level in qualitative agreement with thc observed features in the actual Tropics. The flow field in the model Tropics also displays interesting features. For example, a zone of strong convergence and a belt of heavy rain develops around the equator. Synoptic-scale disturbances such as weak tropical cyclones and shear lines with strong convergence develop and are reminiscent of disturbances in the actual tropical atmosphere. The humid towers, which result from moist convective adjustment and condensation, develop in the central core of the regions of strong upward motion, sometimes reaching the level of the tropical tropopause and thus heating the upper tropical troposphere. This heating compensates for thc cooling due to radiation and the meridional circulation. According to the analysis of the energy budget of the model Tropics, the release of eddy available potential energy, which is mainly generated by the heat of condensation, constitutes the major source of eddy kinetic energy of disturbances prevailing in the model Tropics.

Syukuro Manabe; Joseph Smagorinsky

1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Groundwater flow model for the General Separations Area, Savannah River Site  

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The Savannah River Site (SRS) is a Department of Energy (DOE) facility located near Aiken, South Carolina. Assessment of groundwater flow rates and directions, potential contaminant transport times, and concentration of potential contaminants is required to determine current and future environmental effects resulting from releases by these facilities. Proposed closure actions and/or remedial alternatives also need to be evaluated. Numerical groundwater flow and solute transport models are a means of assessing the environmental effects on the groundwater system. They provide a logical method of integrating all available data into a consistent framework for quantitative analysis. The results of groundwater models can be used directly for input to management decisions and design/construct issues or can provide input into risk assessment models for site evaluations. GeoTrans, Inc. was contracted by the Environmental Restoration Department of WSRC to develop a groundwater model of the entire General Separations Area (GSA). Of particular interest is the area surrounding the Mixed Waste Management Facility (MWMF) as shown in Figure 1.2. The model developed in this phase of the study will be used to assess groundwater flow issues for the entire GSA. The second phase of the study will address contaminant transport issues specific to the area surrounding the MWMF.

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1992-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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USE OF AN EQUILIBRIUM MODEL TO FORECAST DISSOLUTION EFFECTIVENESS, SAFETY IMPACTS, AND DOWNSTREAM PROCESSABILITY FROM OXALIC ACID AIDED SLUDGE REMOVAL IN SAVANNAH RIVER SITE HIGH LEVEL WASTE TANKS 1-15  

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This thesis details a graduate research effort written to fulfill the Magister of Technologiae in Chemical Engineering requirements at the University of South Africa. The research evaluates the ability of equilibrium based software to forecast dissolution, evaluate safety impacts, and determine downstream processability changes associated with using oxalic acid solutions to dissolve sludge heels in Savannah River Site High Level Waste (HLW) Tanks 1-15. First, a dissolution model is constructed and validated. Coupled with a model, a material balance determines the fate of hypothetical worst-case sludge in the treatment and neutralization tanks during each chemical adjustment. Although sludge is dissolved, after neutralization more is created within HLW. An energy balance determines overpressurization and overheating to be unlikely. Corrosion induced hydrogen may overwhelm the purge ventilation. Limiting the heel volume treated/acid added and processing the solids through vitrification is preferred and should not significantly increase the number of glass canisters.

KETUSKY, EDWARD

2005-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NUMERICAL VERIFICATION OF EQUILIBRIUM CHEMISTRY  

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A numerical tool is in an advanced state of development to compute the equilibrium compositions of phases and their proportions in multi-component systems of importance to the nuclear industry. The resulting software is being conceived for direct integration into large multi-physics fuel performance codes, particularly for providing boundary conditions in heat and mass transport modules. However, any numerical errors produced in equilibrium chemistry computations will be propagated in subsequent heat and mass transport calculations, thus falsely predicting nuclear fuel behaviour. The necessity for a reliable method to numerically verify chemical equilibrium computations is emphasized by the requirement to handle the very large number of elements necessary to capture the entire fission product inventory. A simple, reliable and comprehensive numerical verification method is presented which can be invoked by any equilibrium chemistry solver for quality assurance purposes.

Piro, Markus [Royal Military College of Canada; Lewis, Brent [Royal Military College of Canada; Thompson, Dr. William T. [Royal Military College of Canada; Simunovic, Srdjan [ORNL; Besmann, Theodore M [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Chaplygin gas model: constraints from Hubble parameter versus Redshift Data  

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We examine observational constraints on the generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) model for dark energy from the 9 Hubble parameter data points, the 115 SNLS Sne Ia data and the size of baryonic acoustic oscillation peak at redshift, $z=0.35$. At a 95.4% confidence level, a combination of three data sets gives $0.67\\leq A_s\\leq 0.83$ and $-0.21\\leq \\alpha\\leq 0.42$, which is within the allowed parameters ranges of the GCG as a candidate of the unified dark matter and dark energy. It is found that the standard Chaplygin gas model ($\\alpha=1$) is ruled out by these data at the 99.7% confidence level.

Puxun Wu; Hongwei Yu

2006-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute gas of ultracold two-level atoms inside a cavity; generalized Dicke model  

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We consider a gas of ultracold two-level atoms confined in a cavity, taking into account for atomic center-of-mass motion and cavity mode variations. We use the generalized Dicke model, and analyze separately the cases of a Gaussian, and a standing wave mode shape. Owing to the interplay between external motional energies of the atoms and internal atomic and field energies, the phase-diagrams exhibit novel features not encountered in the standard Dicke model, such as the existence of first and second order phase transitions between normal and superradiant phases. Due to the quantum description of atomic motion, internal and external atomic degrees of freedom are highly correlated leading to modified normal and superradiant phases.

Jonas Larson; Maciej Lewenstein

2009-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized CP symmetries and special regions of parameter space in the two-Higgs-doublet model  

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We consider the impact of imposing generalized CP symmetries on the Higgs sector of the two-Higgs-doublet model, and identify three classes of symmetries. Two of these classes constrain the scalar potential parameters to an exceptional region of parameter space, which respects either a Z{sub 2} discrete flavor symmetry or a U(1) symmetry. We exhibit a basis-invariant quantity that distinguishes between these two possible symmetries. We also show that the consequences of imposing these two classes of CP symmetry can be achieved by combining Higgs family symmetries, and that this is not possible for the usual CP symmetry. We comment on the vacuum structure and on renormalization in the presence of these symmetries. Finally, we demonstrate that the standard CP symmetry can be used to build all the models we identify, including those based on Higgs family symmetries.

Ferreira, P. M. [Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Rua Conselheiro Emidio Navarro, 1900 Lisboa (Portugal); Centro de Fisica Teorica e Computacional, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Prof. Gama Pinto 2, 1649-003 Lisboa (Portugal); Haber, Howard E. [Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064 (United States); Silva, Joao P. [Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Rua Conselheiro Emidio Navarro, 1900 Lisboa (Portugal); Centro de Fisica Teorica de Particulas, Instituto Superior Tecnico, P-1049-001 Lisboa (Portugal)

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interacting dark fluid in the universe bounded by event horizon : A non-equilibrium prescription  

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A non-equilibrium thermodynamic analysis has been done for the interacting dark fluid in the universe bounded by the event horizon.From observational evidences it is assumed that at present the matter in the universe is dominated by two dark sectors-dark matter and dark energy. The mutual interaction among them results in spontaneous heat flow between the horizon and the fluid system and the thermal equilibrium will no longer hold.In the present work,the dark matter is chosen in the form of dust while the dark energy is chosen as a perfect fluid with constant equation in one case and holographic dark energy model is chosen in the other.Finally,validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics has been examined in both cases.

Subenoy Chakraborty; Atreyee Biswas

2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Note: Local thermal conductivities from boundary driven non-equilibrium molecular dynamics simulations  

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We report non-equilibrium molecular dynamics simulations of heat transport in models of molecular fluids. We show that the local thermal conductivities obtained from non-equilibrium molecular dynamics simulations agree within numerical accuracy with equilibrium Green-Kubo computations. Our results support the local equilibrium hypothesis for transport properties. We show how to use the local dependence of the thermal gradients to quantify the thermal conductivity of molecular fluids for a wide range of thermodynamic states using a single simulation.

Bresme, F., E-mail: f.bresme@imperial.ac.uk [Department of Chemistry, Chemical Physics Section, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ (United Kingdom); Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway); Armstrong, J., E-mail: j.armstrong@imperial.ac.uk [Department of Chemistry, Chemical Physics Section, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ (United Kingdom)

2014-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Degeneracies and scaling relations in general power-law models for gravitational lenses  

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The time delay in gravitational lenses can be used to derive the Hubble constant in a relatively simple way. The results of this method are less dependent on astrophysical assumptions than in many other methods. The most important uncertainty is related to the mass model used. We discuss a family of models with a separable radial power-law and an arbitrary angular dependence for the potential psi = r^beta * F(theta). Isothermal potentials are a special case of these models with beta=1. An additional external shear is used to take into account perturbations from other galaxies. Using a simple linear formalism for quadruple lenses, we can derive H0 as a function of the observables and the shear. If the latter is fixed, the result depends on the assumed power-law exponent according to H0 proportional to (2-beta)/beta. The effect of external shear is quantified by introducing a `critical shear' gamma_c as a measure for the amount of shear that changes the result significantly. The analysis shows, that in the general case H0 and gamma_c do not depend on the position of the lens galaxy. We discuss these results and compare with numerical models for a number of real lens systems.

Olaf Wucknitz

2002-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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PHYSICAL REVIEW E 85, 036704 (2012) Generalized Monte Carlo loop algorithm for two-dimensional frustrated Ising models  

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-dimensional frustrated Ising models Yuan Wang and Hans De Sterck Department of Applied Mathematics, University a generalized loop move (GLM) update for Monte Carlo simulations of frustrated Ising models on two implementation on several frustrated Ising models, we demonstrate the effectiveness of the GLM updates in cases

De Sterck, Hans

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Beta relaxation in the shear mechanics of equilibrium viscous liquids: Phenomenology and network modeling of the alpha-beta merging region  

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The phenomenology of the beta relaxation process in the shear-mechanical response of glass-forming liquids is summarized and compared to that of the dielectric beta process. Furthermore, we discuss how to model the observations by means of standard viscoelastic modeling elements. Necessary physical requirements to such a model are outlined, and it is argued that physically relevant models must be additive in the shear compliance of the alpha and beta parts. A model based on these considerations is proposed and fitted to data for Polyisobutylene 680.

Bo Jakobsen; Kristine Niss; Claudio Maggi; Niels Boye Olsen; Tage Christensen; Jeppe C. Dyre

2010-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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One-skeleton galleries, the path model and a generalization of Macdonald's formula for Hall-Littlewood polynomials  

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One-skeleton galleries, the path model and a generalization of Macdonald's formula for Hall to Macdonald's formula. Contents 1 Introduction 2 2 Preliminaries 5 2.1 Schubert varieties in the affine and the associated Weyl group combinatorics [20]. As a consequence, we get a generalization of Macdonald's formula

Boyer, Edmond

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Testing an astronomically-based decadal-scale empirical harmonic climate model versus the IPCC (2007) general circulation climate models  

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We compare the performance of a recently proposed empirical climate model based on astronomical harmonics against all available general circulation climate models (GCM) used by the IPCC (2007) to interpret the 20th century global surface temperature. The proposed model assumes that the climate is resonating with, or synchronized to a set of natural harmonics that have been associated to the solar system planetary motion, mostly determined by Jupiter and Saturn. We show that the GCMs fail to reproduce the major decadal and multidecadal oscillations found in the global surface temperature record from 1850 to 2011. On the contrary, the proposed harmonic model is found to well reconstruct the observed climate oscillations from 1850 to 2011, and it is able to forecast the climate oscillations from 1950 to 2011 using the data covering the period 1850-1950, and vice versa. The 9.1-year cycle is shown to be likely related to a decadal Soli/Lunar tidal oscillation, while the 10-10.5, 20-21 and 60-62 year cycles are sy...

Scafetta, Nicola

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrological Cycles over the Congo and Upper Blue Nile Basins: Evaluation of General Circulation Model Simulations and Reanalysis Products  

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The simulations and predictions of the hydrological cycle by general circulation models (GCMs) are characterized by a significant degree of uncertainty. This uncertainty is reflected in the range of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...

Mohamed S. Siam; Marie-Estelle Demory; Elfatih A. B. Eltahir

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dependence of Tropospheric Temperature on the Parameterization of Cumulus Convection in the GLAS Model of the General Circulation  

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Analysis of the simulation of seasonal change by the GLAS model of the general circulation reveals deficiencies in the simulation of tropospheric temperature and of convective cloud cover. These interrelated deficiencies are due to a spurious ...

H. Mark Helfand

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrological Cycles over the Congo and Upper Blue Nile Basins: Evaluation of General Circulation Model Simulations and Reanalysis Products  

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The simulations and predictions of the hydrological cycle by general circulation models (GCMs) are characterized by a significant degree of uncertainty. This uncertainty is reflected in the range of Intergovernmental Panel ...

Demory, Marie-Estelle

267

Modeling a Catalytic Reactor for Hydrotreating of Straight-Run Gas Oil Blended with Fluid Catalytic Cracking Naphtha and Light Cycle Oil: Influence of VaporLiquid Equilibrium  

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Model results were validated using the industrial test run data, and very good predictions of overall sulfur conversion and reactor temperature were obtained. ...

Ivana M. Mijatovi?; Sandra B. Glisic; Aleksandar M. Orlovi?

2014-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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An Improved Equilibrium-Kinetics Speciation Algorithm For Redox Reactions  

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Improved Equilibrium-Kinetics Speciation Algorithm For Redox Reactions Improved Equilibrium-Kinetics Speciation Algorithm For Redox Reactions In Variably Saturated Subsurface Flow Systems Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: An Improved Equilibrium-Kinetics Speciation Algorithm For Redox Reactions In Variably Saturated Subsurface Flow Systems Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: Reactive chemical transport occurs in a variety of geochemical environments, and over a broad range of space and time scales. Efficiency of the chemical speciation and water-rock-gas interaction calculations is important for modeling field-scale multidimensional reactive transport problems. An improved efficient model, REACT, for simulating water-rock-gas interaction under equilibrium and kinetic conditions, has been developed.

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A generalized lattice Boltzmann model for flow through tight porous media with Klinkenberg's effect  

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Gas slippage occurs when the mean free path of the gas molecules is in the order of the characteristic pore size of a porous medium. This phenomenon leads to the Klinkenberg's effect where the measured permeability of a gas (apparent permeability) is higher than that of the liquid (intrinsic permeability). A generalized lattice Boltzmann model is proposed for flow through porous media that includes Klinkenberg's effect, which is based on the model of Guo et al. (Z.L. Guo et al., Phys.Rev.E 65, 046308 (2002)). The second-order Beskok and Karniadakis-Civan's correlation (A. Beskok and G. Karniadakis, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 3, 43-47 (1999), F. Civan, Transp Porous Med 82, 375-384 (2010)) is adopted to calculate the apparent permeability based on intrinsic permeability and Knudsen number. Fluid flow between two parallel plates filled with porous media is simulated to validate model. Simulations performed in a heterogeneous porous medium with components of different porosity and permeability indicat...

Chen, Li; Kang, Qinjun; Hyman, Jeffrey De'Haven; Viswanathan, Hari S; Tao, Wen-Quan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerosol indirect effects -- general circulation model intercomparison and evaluation with satellite data  

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Aerosol indirect effects continue to constitute one of the most important uncertainties for anthropogenic climate perturbations. Within the international AEROCOM initiative, the representation of aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions in ten different general circulation models (GCMs) is evaluated using three satellite datasets. The focus is on stratiform liquid water clouds since most GCMs do not include ice nucleation effects, and none of the model explicitly parameterizes aerosol effects on convective clouds. We compute statistical relationships between aerosol optical depth (Ta) and various cloud and radiation quantities in a manner that is consistent between the models and the satellite data. It is found that the model-simulated influence of aerosols on cloud droplet number concentration (Nd) compares relatively well to the satellite data at least over the ocean. The relationship between Ta and liquid water path is simulated much too strongly by the models. It is shown that this is partly related to the representation of the second aerosol indirect effect in terms of autoconversion. A positive relationship between total cloud fraction (fcld) and Ta as found in the satellite data is simulated by the majority of the models, albeit less strongly than that in the satellite data in most of them. In a discussion of the hypotheses proposed in the literature to explain the satellite-derived strong fcld - Ta relationship, our results indicate that none can be identified as unique explanation. Relationships similar to the ones found in satellite data between Ta and cloud top temperature or outgoing long-wave radiation (OLR) are simulated by only a few GCMs. The GCMs that simulate a negative OLR - Ta relationship show a strong positive correlation between Ta and fcld The short-wave total aerosol radiative forcing as simulated by the GCMs is strongly influenced by the simulated anthropogenic fraction of Ta, and parameterisation assumptions such as a lower bound on Nd. Nevertheless, the strengths of the statistical relationships are good predictors for the aerosol forcings in the models. An estimate of the total short-wave aerosol forcing inferred from the combination of these predictors for the modelled forcings with the satellite-derived statistical relationships yields a global annual mean value of -1.5+-0.5 Wm-2. An alternative estimate obtained by scaling the simulated clear- and cloudy-sky forcings with estimates of anthropogenic Ta and satellite-retrieved Nd - Ta regression slopes, respectively, yields a global annual mean clear-sky (aerosol direct effect) estimate of -0.4+-0.2 Wm-2 and a cloudy-sky (aerosol indirect effect) estimate of -0.7+-0.5 Wm-2, with a total estimate of -1.2+-0.4 Wm-2.

Quaas, Johannes; Ming, Yi; Menon, Surabi; Takemura, Toshihiko; Wang, Minghuai; Penner, Joyce E.; Gettelman, Andrew; Lohmann, Ulrike; Bellouin, Nicolas; Boucher, Olivier; Sayer, Andrew M.; Thomas, Gareth E.; McComiskey, Allison; Feingold, Graham; Hoose, Corinna; Kristjansson, Jon Egill; Liu, Xiaohong; Balkanski, Yves; Donner, Leo J.; Ginoux, Paul A.; Stier, Philip; Feichter, Johann; Sednev, Igor; Bauer, Susanne E.; Koch, Dorothy; Grainger, Roy G.; Kirkevag, Alf; Iversen, Trond; Seland, Oyvind; Easter, Richard; Ghan, Steven J.; Rasch, Philip J.; Morrison, Hugh; Lamarque, Jean-Francois; Iacono, Michael J.; Kinne, Stefan; Schulz, Michael

2009-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

271

Remarks on monopole charge properties within the Generalized Coherent State Model  

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The Generalized Coherent State Model, proposed previously for a unified description of magnetic and electric collective properties of nuclear systems, is used to study the ground state band charge density as well as the E0 transitions from $0^+_{\\beta}$ to $0^+_g$. The influence of the nuclear deformation and of angular momentum projection on the charge density is investigated. The monopole transition amplitude has been calculated for ten nuclei. The results are compared with some previous theoretical studies and with the available experimental data. Our results concerning angular momentum projection are consistent with those of previous microscopic calculations for the ground state density. The calculations for the E0 transitions agree quite well with the experimental data. Issues like how the shape transitions or shape coexistence are reflected in the $\\rho(E0)$ behavior are also addressed.

Raduta, A A; de Guerra, E Moya; Sarriguren, P; 10.1088/0954-3899/36/1/015114

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Generally covariant model of a scalar field with high frequency dispersion and the cosmological horizon problem  

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Short distance structure of spacetime may show up in the form of high freqency dispersion. Although such dispersion is not locally Lorentz invariant, we show in a scalar field model how it can nevertheless be incorporated into a generally covariant metric theory of gravity provided the locally preferred frame is dynamical. We evaluate the resulting energy-momentum tensor and compute its expectation value for a quantum field in a thermal state. The equation of state differs at high temperatures from the usual one, but not by enough to impact the problems of a hot big bang cosmology. We show that a superluminal dispersion relation can solve the horizon problem via superluminal equilibration, however it cannot do so while remaining outside the Planck regime unless the dispersion relation is artificially chosen to have a rather steep dependence on wavevector.

Ted Jacobson; David Mattingly

2000-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

273

Nonlinear generalized source method for modeling second-harmonic generation in diffraction gratings  

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We introduce a versatile numerical method for modeling light diffraction in periodically patterned photonic structures containing quadratically nonlinear non-centrosymmetric optical materials. Our approach extends the generalized source method to nonlinear optical interactions by incorporating the contribution of nonlinear polarization sources to the diffracted field in the algorithm. We derive the mathematical formalism underlying the numerical method and introduce the Fourier-factorization suitable for nonlinear calculations. The numerical efficiency and runtime characteristics of the method are investigated in a set of benchmark calculations: the results corresponding to the fundamental frequency are compared to those obtained from a reference method and the beneficial effects of the modified Fourier-factorization rule on the accuracy of the nonlinear computations is demonstrated. In order to illustrate the capabilities of our method, we employ it to demonstrate strong enhancement of second-harmonic genera...

Weismann, Martin; Panoiu, Nicolae C

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

DSMC predictions of non-equilibrium reaction rates.  

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A set of Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) chemical-reaction models recently proposed by Bird and based solely on the collision energy and the vibrational energy levels of the species involved is applied to calculate nonequilibrium chemical-reaction rates for atmospheric reactions in hypersonic flows. The DSMC non-equilibrium model predictions are in good agreement with theoretical models and experimental measurements. The observed agreement provides strong evidence that modeling chemical reactions using only the collision energy and the vibrational energy levels provides an accurate method for predicting non-equilibrium chemical-reaction rates.

Gallis, Michail A.; Bond, Ryan Bomar; Torczynski, John Robert

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Entanglement Entropy of the Early Universe in Generalized Chaplygin Gas Model  

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We provide an explicit calculation of the evolution of the cosmic entanglement entropy in the early universe before the matter dominant era. This is made possible by invoking the generalized Chaplygin gas (GCG) model, which has the advantage of preserving unitarity and providing a smooth transition between the inflation epoch and the radiation dominant era. The dynamics of the universe is described by the quantization in the minisuperspace of the GCG model, following the prescription proposed by Wheeler and DeWitt. Two sources of contribution to the cosmic entanglement entropy are considered: one from the homogeneous background where the observable and the unobservable regions of the universe are entangled and the other from the inhomogeneous cosmological perturbations where different modes are entangled. We find that the homogeneous contribution grows exponentially at the very beginning of the inflation, but decreases during the radiation dominant era. Conversely, that from the cosmological perturbation is found to decrease at first and then increase after reaching a minimum value. The net result is that the total entanglement entropy reaches a minimum at an early stage of the inflation and then increases throughout most of the inflation and the entire radiation dominant era.

Pisin Chen; Yuezhen Niu

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

276

KINETIC THEORY OF EQUILIBRIUM AXISYMMETRIC COLLISIONLESS PLASMAS IN OFF-EQUATORIAL TORI AROUND COMPACT OBJECTS  

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The possible occurrence of equilibrium off-equatorial tori in the gravitational and electromagnetic fields of astrophysical compact objects has been recently proved based on non-ideal magnetohydrodynamic theory. These stationary structures can represent plausible candidates for the modeling of coronal plasmas expected to arise in association with accretion disks. However, accretion disk coronae are formed by a highly diluted environment, and so the fluid description may be inappropriate. The question is posed of whether similar off-equatorial solutions can also be determined in the case of collisionless plasmas for which treatment based on kinetic theory, rather than a fluid one, is demanded. In this paper the issue is addressed in the framework of the Vlasov-Maxwell description for non-relativistic, multi-species axisymmetric plasmas subject to an external dominant spherical gravitational and dipolar magnetic field. Equilibrium configurations are investigated and explicit solutions for the species kinetic distribution function are constructed, which are expressed in terms of generalized Maxwellian functions characterized by isotropic temperature and non-uniform fluid fields. The conditions for the existence of off-equatorial tori are investigated. It is proved that these levitating systems are admitted under general conditions when both gravitational and magnetic fields contribute to shaping the spatial profiles of equilibrium plasma fluid fields. Then, specifically, kinetic effects carried by the equilibrium solution are explicitly provided and identified here with diamagnetic energy-correction and electrostatic contributions. It is shown that these kinetic terms characterize the plasma equation of state by introducing non-vanishing deviations from the assumption of thermal pressure.

Cremaschini, Claudio; Kov?, Ji?; Slan, Petr; Stuchlk, Zden?k [Institute of Physics, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Bezru?ovo nm.13, CZ-74601 Opava (Czech Republic); Karas, Vladimr [Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, Bo?n II, CZ-14131 Prague (Czech Republic)

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

To regulate congestion with prices: an application of a repeated random utility model to outdoor recreation  

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recreation Mélody LEPLATa,b,c,1 , Philippe LE GOFFEb,c , Alain CARPENTIERb,c a ESC Bretagne Brest, 2 avenue for recreational areas. This generally leads to suboptimal equilibrium of visitation due to congestion externality equilibrium, random utility model, regulation, recreation de- mand. JEL classication codes : Q26,Q51 1

Boyer, Edmond

278

EXPLORING TRANSITIONS OF SPACE PLASMAS OUT OF EQUILIBRIUM  

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Space plasmas from the solar wind to planetary magnetospheres and the outer heliosphere are systems in stationary states out of equilibrium. Empirical kappa distributions, which naturally emerge from Tsallis Statistics, successfully describe these space plasmas. The Tsallis formalism offers a solid statistical foundation and provides a set of proven tools for understanding these distributions, including a consistent definition of temperature-the physical temperature, which characterizes the non-equilibrium stationary states. Here, we develop a measure of the 'thermodynamic distance' of stationary states away from equilibrium. The stationary states are labeled by the value of the entropic q-index, lying in a spectrum from q = 1 (equilibrium) to the maximum value of q, which specifies the furthest possible stationary state from equilibrium. We call this the 'q-frozen state', because as a system approaches this state, it behaves analogously to when its temperature approaches absolute zero. We also introduce a novel isothermal procedure that describes a system's transition into different stationary states by varying the q-index, and show how the variation of temperature can be realized using an 'iso-metastability' procedure, in which the system remains in a fixed stationary state. These innovations allow a generalization of the zeroth law of thermodynamics to cover stationary states out of equilibrium. By expressing the entropy in terms of the q-index, we show the detailed paths by which the transition of stationary states evolves toward equilibrium following the dynamics of a characteristic difference equation along the q-indices. This naturally exhibits certain stationary states out of equilibrium that are frequently observed in space plasmas.

Livadiotis, G.; McComas, D. J. [Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX 78238 (United States)

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Atmospheric radiation measurement: A program for improving radiative forcing and feedback in general circulation models  

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The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program is a key element of the Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) global change research strategy. ARM represents a long-term commitment to conduct comprehensive studies of the spectral atmospheric radiative energy balance profile for a wide range of cloud conditions and surface types, and to develop the knowledge necessary to improve parameterizations of radiative processes under various cloud regimes for use in general circulation models (GCMs) and related models. The importance of the ARM program is a apparent from the results of model assessments of the impact on global climate change. Recent studies suggest that radiatively active trace gas emissions caused by human activity can lead to a global warming of 1.5 to 4.5 degrees Celsius and to important changes in water availability during the next century (Cess, et al. 1989). These broad-scale changes can be even more significant at regional levels, where large shifts in temperature and precipitation patterns are shown to occur. However, these analyses also indicate that considerable uncertainty exists in these estimates, with the manner in which cloud radiative processes are parameterized among the most significant uncertainty. Thus, although the findings have significant policy implications in assessment of global and regional climate change, their uncertainties greatly influence the policy debate. ARM`s highly focused observational and analytical research is intended to accelerate improvements and reduce key uncertainties associated with the way in which GCMs treat cloud cover and cloud characteristics and the resulting radiative forcing. This paper summarizes the scientific context for ARM, ARM`s experimental approach, and recent activities within the ARM program.

Patrinos, A.A. [USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); Renne, D.S.; Stokes, G.M. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Ellingson, R.G. [Maryland Univ., College Park, MD (United States)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric radiation measurement: A program for improving radiative forcing and feedback in general circulation models  

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The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program is a key element of the Department of Energy's (DOE's) global change research strategy. ARM represents a long-term commitment to conduct comprehensive studies of the spectral atmospheric radiative energy balance profile for a wide range of cloud conditions and surface types, and to develop the knowledge necessary to improve parameterizations of radiative processes under various cloud regimes for use in general circulation models (GCMs) and related models. The importance of the ARM program is a apparent from the results of model assessments of the impact on global climate change. Recent studies suggest that radiatively active trace gas emissions caused by human activity can lead to a global warming of 1.5 to 4.5 degrees Celsius and to important changes in water availability during the next century (Cess, et al. 1989). These broad-scale changes can be even more significant at regional levels, where large shifts in temperature and precipitation patterns are shown to occur. However, these analyses also indicate that considerable uncertainty exists in these estimates, with the manner in which cloud radiative processes are parameterized among the most significant uncertainty. Thus, although the findings have significant policy implications in assessment of global and regional climate change, their uncertainties greatly influence the policy debate. ARM's highly focused observational and analytical research is intended to accelerate improvements and reduce key uncertainties associated with the way in which GCMs treat cloud cover and cloud characteristics and the resulting radiative forcing. This paper summarizes the scientific context for ARM, ARM's experimental approach, and recent activities within the ARM program.

Patrinos, A.A. (USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)); Renne, D.S.; Stokes, G.M. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)); Ellingson, R.G. (Maryland Univ., College Park, MD (United States))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Equilibrium Abundances of Stable Isotopes  

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......Treffenberg L., Fysik Ark. f. mat. Astr...dances for comparing theory with observation...marked extent. 3. Basic equations We consider...the equilibrium theory would require temperature...of the stars. The theory of stellar structure...mat. Astr. och. Fysik, Bel. 33 B, No......

Hira Lal Duorah

1961-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Lattice QCD  

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Lattice QCD allows us to simulate QCD at non-zero temperature and/or densities. Such equilibrium thermodynamics calculations are relevant to the physics of relativistic heavy-ion collisions. I give a brief review of the field with emphasis on our work.

D. K. Sinclair

2007-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

283

Position Paper: A general framework for Dynamic Emulation Modelling in environmental problems  

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Emulation modelling is an effective way of overcoming the large computational burden associated with the process-based models traditionally adopted by the environmental modelling community. An emulator is a low-order, computationally efficient model ... Keywords: Dynamic emulation modelling, Metamodelling, Model complexity, Model reduction, Process-based models, Response surfaces

A. Castelletti; S. Galelli; M. Ratto; R. Soncini-Sessa; P. C. Young

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Heterogeneous Beliefs, Collateralization, and Transactions in General Equilibrium  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2. Market for private loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 3. Individual problem with private loans . . . . . . . . . 24 C. Equilibria with private loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 III CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS... consumption zt is indeterminate; second the demand for money is given by l0(mt) = i + t+1 1 + i : (2.5) Let L( ) = [l0( )(1 + i )] 1. Hence mt = L(i + t+1) : (2.6) The local scal authority does not issue bonds, and the local central bank holds...

Hu, Xu

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

285

A General Equilibrium Analysis of Climate Policy for Aviation  

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in Technology and Policy at the MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY June 2011 c Massachusetts Institute accounting matrix is re-balanced to include aviation, a non-unity income elasticity of demand is introduced.S.). However, the price of aviation and sector output are more responsive. When trading between an aviation

286

The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Volume-Preserving Conservative Dynamics with Equilibrium Stochastic Damping  

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We propose a mathematical formulation of the zeroth law of thermodynamics and develop a stochastic dynamical theory, with a consistent irreversible thermodynamics, for systems possessing sustained conservative stationary current in phase space while in equilibrium with a heat bath. The theory generalizes underdamped mechanical equilibrium: $dx=gdt+\\{-D\

Hong Qian

2012-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

287

Tracking control of a biaxial piezo-actuated positioning stage using generalized Duhem model  

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Nonlinear hysteresis modeling is studied using a novel PZT-actuated flexure-based mechanism. To compare the performance of variant hysteresis models with respect to the tracking reference, we reformulate the Bouc-Wen model, the Dahl model and the Duhem ... Keywords: Bouc-Wen model, Dahl model, Duhem model, Hysteresis, Particle swarm optimization, Piezo-actuator

Chih-Jer Lin; Po-Ting Lin

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Method of rapid determination of MHD equilibrium properties with the modified version of the SURFAS code  

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Rapid determination of MHD eqilibrium properties of tokamak plasmas is carried out by means of an approximation method based on the use of database files. These are computed a priori from MHD equilibrium solutions obtained by performing reconstruction to match experimental measurements, which include motional Stark effect (MSE) data. The procedure carries out a single iteration of Newton`s method to determine the poloidal variation of the toroidal plasma current density in the equilibrium form j{sub {phi}} = {minus}2{pi}({mu}{sub 0}Rp{prime} + FF{prime}/R) by representing p{prime}({psi}) and F({psi})F{prime}({psi}) in series expansions of Chebyshev polynomials. The polynominal expansion coefficients are obtained through a least-squares data fitting process similar to that used in the equilibrium reconstruction. Knowing the current density j{phi} allows the determination of the internal q-profile from the MSE data. This important stability parameter is generally unavailable from a current filament model. Numerical results calculated in this approach are compared with those determined from an accurate solution of the Grad-Shafranov equation, subject to a similar set of magnetic and pressure measurement constraints.

Lee, D.K.; Hirshman, S.P. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Okabayashi, M.; Reusch, M.F.; Sun, Y.C. [Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Plasma Physics Lab.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Nonisothermal Multifluid Transition to Equilibrium  

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Nonisothermal Multifluid Transition to Equilibrium Nonisothermal Multifluid Transition to Equilibrium Processes of interest to the simulation of CH 4 production from gas hydrates in porous media include multifluid flow and heat transport along with complex phase transitions, including hydrate dissociation and formation. Before executing problems with the additional complexities involved with the gas hydrate phase, a base case problem has been designed to examine the numerical simulation of multifluid flow and heat transport processes with a single phase transition from aqueous saturated to unsaturated conditions for a water-CH 4 system outside the stability region for gas hydrate formation. The problem involves a horizontal one-dimensional closed domain (no flow boundary conditions), initialized with gradients in aqueous pressure, gas

290

General Engineers  

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General Engineers General Engineers The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) within the Department of Energy has forged a world-class information program that stresses quality, teamwork, and employee growth. In support of our program, we offer a variety of profes- sional positions, including the General Engineer, whose work is associated with analytical studies and evaluation projects pertaining to the operations of the energy industry. Responsibilities: General Engineers perform or participate in one or more of the following important functions: * Design modeling systems to represent energy markets and the physical properties of energy industries * Conceive, initiate, monitor and/or conduct planning and evaluation projects and studies of continuing and future

291

Modelling the world wool market: A hybrid approach  

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We present a model of the world wool market that merges two modelling traditions: the partial-equilibrium commodity-specific approach and the computable-general-equilibrium approach. The model captures the multistage nature of the wool production system, and the heterogeneous nature of raw wool, processed wool and wool garments. It also captures the important wool producing and consuming regions of the world. We illustrate the utility of the model by estimating the effects of tariff barriers on wool products using partial- and general-equilibrium solutions. We find that either solution generates similar wool industry results, whereas the macroeconomic effects differ significantly with the partial-equilibrium estimates significantly overestimating the benefits of the tariff changes.

George Verikios

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Reliable Computation of Phase Stability and Equilibrium from the SAFT Equation of State  

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Reliable Computation of Phase Stability and Equilibrium from the SAFT Equation of State ... In recent years, molecularly based equations of state, as typified by the SAFT (statistical associating fluid theory) approach, have become increasingly popular tools for the modeling of phase behavior. ... A new methodology is described that is the first completely reliable technique for computing phase stability and equilibrium from the SAFT model. ...

Gang Xu; Joan F. Brennecke; Mark A. Stadtherr

2001-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

293

Changing the Climate Sensitivity of an Atmospheric General Circulation Model through Cloud Radiative Adjustment  

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Conducting probabilistic climate projections with a particular climate model requires the ability to vary the models characteristics, such as its climate sensitivity. In this study, the authors implement and validate a ...

Sokolov, Andrei P.

294

Enhancing the resolution of sea ice in long-term global ocean general circulation model (gcm) integrations  

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Open water in sea ice, such as leads and polynyas, plays a crucial role in determining the formation of deep- and bottom-water, as well as their long-term global properties and circulation. Ocean general circulation models (GCMs) designed...

Kim, Joong Tae

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

295

Estimating of the Dry Unit Weight of Compacted Soils Using General Linear Model and Multi-layer Perceptron Neural Networks  

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Compaction of earth fill is a very important stage of construction projects. Degree of compaction is defined by relative compaction. The relative compaction of a compacted earth fill is calculated by dividing the dry unit weight obtained from in situ ... Keywords: Dry unit weight, Earth fill, General linear model, Multi-layer perceptron neural networks, Relative compaction, Standard Proctor test

Ersin Kolay, Tugce Baser

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

General Relativistic Shock Waves that Extend the Oppenheimer-Snyder Model  

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...In earlier work we constructed a class of spherically symmetric, fluid dynamical shock waves that satisfy the Einstein equations of general relativity. These shock waves extend the celebrated Oppenheimer-Snyde...

Joel Smoller; Blake Temple

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Integrability study on a generalized (2+1)-dimensional variable-coefficient Gardner model with symbolic computation  

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Gardner model describes certain nonlinear elastic structures, ion-acoustic waves in plasmas, and shear flows in ocean and atmosphere. In this paper, by virtue of the computerized symbolic computation, the integrability of a generalized (2+1)-dimensional variable-coefficient Gardner model is investigated. Painleve integrability conditions are derived among the coefficient functions, which reduce all the coefficient functions to be proportional only to {gamma}(t), the coefficient of the cubic nonlinear term u{sup 2}u{sub x}. Then, an independent transformation of the variable t transforms the reduced {gamma}(t)-dependent equation into a constant-coefficient integrable one. Painleve test shows that this is the only case when our original generalized (2+1)-dimensional variable-coefficient Gardner model is integrable.

Lue Xing; Zhang Haiqiang; Xu Tao; Li He [School of Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.O. Box 122, Beijing 100876 (China); Tian Bo [School of Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.O. Box 122, Beijing 100876 (China); State Key Laboratory of Software Development Environment, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing 100191 (China); Key Laboratory of Information Photonics and Optical Communications (BUPT), Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.O. Box 128, Beijing 100876 (China)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

298

The Equilibrium Tide Model for Tidal Friction  

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We derive from first principles the equations governing (a) the quadrupole tensor of a star distorted both by rotation and by the presence of a companion in a possibly eccentric orbit; (b) a functional form for the dissipative force of tidal friction, based on the concept that the rate of energy loss from a time-dependent tide should be a positive-definite function of the rate of change of the quadrupole tensor as seen in the frame that rotates with the star; and (c) the equations governing the rates of change of the magnitude and the direction of the stellar rotation, the orbital period and eccentricity, based on the concept of the Laplace-Runge-Lenz vector. Our analysis leads relatively simply to a closed set of equations, valid for arbitrary inclination of the stellar spin to the orbit. The results are equivalent to classical results based on the rather less clear principle that the tidal bulge lags behind the line of centers by some time determined by the rate of dissipation. Our analysis gives the effective lag time as a function of the dissipation rate and the quadrupole moment. We discuss briefly some possible applications of the formulation.

Peter P. Eggleton; Ludmila G. Kiseleva; Piet Hut

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Regional Frequency Analysis at Ungauged Sites with the Generalized Additive Model  

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The log-linear regression model is one of the most commonly used models to estimate flood quantiles at ungauged sites within the regional frequency analysis (RFA) framework. However, hydrological processes are naturally complex in several aspects ...

F. Chebana; C. Charron; T. B. M. J. Ouarda; B. Martel

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Aerosol indirect effects ? general circulation model intercomparison and evaluation with satellite data  

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Evaluation of HadGEM2 model, Hadley Centre Technical Noteclimate sensitivity in the Hadley Centre climate model, J.DFG). The Met Office Hadley Centre is funded by the Joint

Quaas, Johannes

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerosol indirect effects -- general circulation model intercomparison and evaluation with satellite data  

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Evaluation of HadGEM2 model, Hadley Centre Technical Noteclimate sensitivity in the Hadley Centre climate model, J.ETH Zurich, Switzerland 9 Hadley Centre for Climate Change /

Quaas, Johannes

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Electrochimica Acta 51 (2006) 20122022 A generalized cycle life model of rechargeable Li-ion batteries  

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­discharge model to simulate the cycle life behavior of rechargeable Li-ion batteries has been developed. The model and Newman [4] made a first attempt to model the parasitic reaction in Li-ion batteries by assuming a solvent and reversible capacity loss due to the growth and dissolution of SEI film in Li-ion batteries. Ramadass et al

Popov, Branko N.

303

A general formulation of Bead Models applied to flexible fibers and active filaments at low Reynolds number  

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This contribution provides a general framework to use Lagrange multipliers for the simulation of low Reynolds number fiber dynamics based on Bead Models (BM). This formalism provides an efficient method to account for kinematic constraints. We illustrate, with several examples, to which extent the proposed formulation offers a flexible and versatile framework for the quantitative modeling of flexible fibers deformation and rotation in shear flow, the dynamics of actuated filaments and the propulsion of active swimmers. Furthermore, a new contact model called Gears Model is proposed and successfully tested. It avoids the use of numerical artifices such as repulsive forces between adjacent beads, a source of numerical difficulties in the temporal integration of previous Bead Models.

Delmotte, Blaise; Plouraboue, Franck

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

INVARIANT KAPPA DISTRIBUTION IN SPACE PLASMAS OUT OF EQUILIBRIUM  

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Recent advances in Space Physics theory have shown the connection between non-extensive Statistical Mechanics and space plasmas by providing a theoretical basis for the empirically derived kappa distributions commonly used to describe the phase-space distribution functions of these systems. The non-equilibrium temperature and the kappa index that govern these distributions are the two independent controlling parameters of non-equilibrium systems. The significance of the kappa index is primarily given by its role in identifying the non-equilibrium stationary states and measuring their 'thermodynamic distance' from thermal equilibrium, while its physical meaning is connected to the correlation between the system's particles. The classical, single stationary state at equilibrium is generalized into a whole set of different non-equilibrium stationary states labeled by the kappa index. This paper addresses certain crucial issues about the physical meaning and role of the kappa index in identifying stationary states. The origin of the emerged inconsistencies is that the kappa index is not an invariant physical quantity, but instead depends on the degrees of freedom of the system's particles. This leads in several misleading conclusions, such as (1) only large kappa index, practically infinite, can characterize the many-particle kappa distribution, and (2) the correlation between particles depends on the total number of the system's particles. Here we show that a modified kappa index, invariant for any number of degrees of freedom, can be naturally defined. Then, we develop and examine the relevant corrected formulation of many-particle multidimensional kappa distribution, and discuss the physical meaning of the invariant kappa index.

Livadiotis, G.; McComas, D. J., E-mail: glivadiotis@swri.edu [Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX-78238 (United States)

2011-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and application of earth system models  

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...analysis (EPPA) model is a general equilibrium model...The atmospheric life cycles of air pollutants, such...conventional gaso-line and diesel (whose efficiency is...slate and gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, eth-anol...gasification with combined cycle (with and without carbon...

Ronald G. Prinn

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary design of dust lifting and transport in the martian General Circulation Model.  

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by the GCM When wind blows accross a surface covered by loose particles, kinetic energy is transferred Package 4 1 #12; Contents 1 Introduction 2 2 Dust lifting 3 2.1 Lifting by the general circulation winds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.1.4 Implementation in the GCM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.2 Lifting by dust devils

Forget, François

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Non-planckian equilibrium radiation of plasma-like media  

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Consideration of equilibrium radiation of plasma-like media shows that the spectral distribution of such radiation differs from that of Planckian equilibrium radiation (blackbody radiation). The physical reason for this difference consists in the impossibility of propagation of photons with the dispersion law {omega} = ck in systems of charged particles. The thermodynamics of equilibrium electromagnetic radiation in plasma is also considered. It is shown that the difference of the thermodynamic properties of such radiation from those of Planckian radiation is characterized by the parameter a = h{Omega}{sub p}/T. This difference is especially pronounced in plasma media in which a {>=} 1. Applications of the results obtained to plasmas of metals (first of all, liquid metals in which charged particles have no distant order) and to the plasma model of the early Universe are discussed.

Triger, S. A.; Khomkin, A. L. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Joint Institute for High Temperatures (Russian Federation)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

308

The Non-Autonomous Chiral Model and the Ernst Equation of General Relativity in the Bidifferential Calculus Framework  

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The non-autonomous chiral model equation for an $m \\times m$ matrix function on a two-dimensional space appears in particular in general relativity, where for $m=2$ a certain reduction of it determines stationary, axially symmetric solutions of Einstein's vacuum equations, and for $m=3$ solutions of the Einstein-Maxwell equations. Using a very simple and general result of the bidifferential calculus approach to integrable partial differential and difference equations, we generate a large class of exact solutions of this chiral model. The solutions are parametrized by a set of matrices, the size of which can be arbitrarily large. The matrices are subject to a Sylvester equation that has to be solved and generically admits a unique solution. By imposing the aforementioned reductions on the matrix data, we recover the Ernst potentials of multi-Kerr-NUT and multi-Demianski-Newman metrics.

Aristophanes Dimakis; Nils Kanning; Folkert Mller-Hoissen

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon-nitrogen interactions regulate climate-carbon cycle feedbacks: results from an atmosphere-ocean general circulation model  

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Biogeosciences, 6, 20992120, 2009 www.biogeosciences.net/6/2099/2009/ Author(s) 2009. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Biogeosciences Carbon-nitrogen interactions regulate climate-carbon cycle feedbacks.... Inclusion of fundamental ecological interactions between carbon and nitrogen cycles in the land component of an atmosphere-ocean general circulation model (AOGCM) leads to decreased carbon uptake associated with CO2 fertil- ization, and increased carbon...

Thornton, P. E.; Doney, S. C.; Lindsay, Keith; Moore, J. K.; Mahowald, N. M.; Randerson, J. T.; Fung, I.; Lamarque, J. F.; Feddema, Johannes J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Mott Insulator-Superfluid Transition in a Generalized Bose-Hubbard Model with Topologically Non-trivial Flat-Band  

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In this paper, we studied a generalized Bose-Hubbard model on a checkerboard lattice with topologically nontrivial flat-band. We used mean-field method to decouple the model Hamiltonian and obtained phase diagram by Landau theory of second-order phase transition. We further calculate the energy gap and the dispersion of quasi-particle or quasi-hole in Mott insulator state and found that in strong interaction limit the quasi-particles or the quasi-holes also have flat bands.

Xing-Hai Zhang; Su-Peng Kou

2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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An integrated life cycle quality model for general public market software products  

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. The requirements are built upon existing industry standards, including ISO 9001. The TL 9000 Quality System quality view of TL9000 Handbook and detailed view from ISO/IEC 1926 in the process of defining, measuring by TL9000-ISO complement model as well as by application process walk-through. #12;1. Complement model

Laporte, Claude Y.

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Convolution Particle Filter for Parameter Estimation in General State-Space Models  

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study. Index Terms Bayes procedures, Hidden Markov models, Marine vehicle detection and tracking, Monte Campillo and Vivien Rossi Abstract The state-space modeling of partially observed dynamical systems to the parameter components or to the deterministic component of the dynamical system. However, this approach

Rossi, Vivien

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Quantifying differences in the impact of variable chemistry on equilibrium uranium(VI) adsorption properties of aquifer sediments  

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Uranium adsorption-desorption on sediment samples collected from the Hanford 300-Area, Richland, WA varied extensively over a range of field-relevant chemical conditions, complicating assessment of possible differences in equilibrium adsorption properties. Adsorption equilibrium was achieved in 500-1000 hours although dissolved uranium concentrations increased over thousands of hours owing to changes in aqueous chemical composition driven by sediment-water reactions. A non-electrostatic surface complexation reaction, >SOH + UO22+ + 2CO32- = >SOUO2(CO3HCO3)2-, provided the best fit to experimental data for each sediment sample resulting in a range of conditional equilibrium constants (logKc) from 21.49 to 21.76. Potential differences in uranium adsorption properties could be assessed in plots based on the generalized mass-action expressions yielding linear trends displaced vertically by differences in logKc values. Using this approach, logKc values for seven sediment samples were not significantly different. However, a significant difference in adsorption properties between one sediment sample and the fines (<0.063 mm) of another could be demonstrated despite the fines requiring a different reaction stoichiometry. Estimates of logKc uncertainty were improved by capturing all data points within experimental errors. The mass-action expression plots demonstrate that applying models outside the range of conditions used in model calibration greatly increases potential errors.

Stoliker, Deborah L.; Kent, Douglas B.; Zachara, John M.

2011-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonicosahedral Equilibrium Overlayers of Icosahedral Quasicrystals  

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We demonstrate that icosahedral Al-Pd-Mn quasicrystals can have nonicosahedrally ordered thermodynamic equilibrium overlayers. The formation of orthorhombic or decagonal equilibrium surface structures is determined by the phase equilibrium of the ternary alloy at given composition and temperature as well as by the surface acting as nucleation site. Nonequilibrium steady-state orthorhombic and hexagonal structures can also be derived with the same methodology when taking preferential evaporation into account. The results describe consistently all presently observed surface structures.

M. Yurechko, B. Grushko, and Ph. Ebert

2005-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Adapting a Beam-Based Rotordynamics Model to Accept a General Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Casing Model  

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-axisymmetric model, structural dynamics modes can be modeled by lateral modes in two orthogonal planes. Modal information of the complex 3D casing structures are generated, and then incorporated into the 2D code after a series of pre-processing steps. A reduction...

James, Stephen M.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A generalized nutrition model for Odocoileus deer and its application in a natural environment  

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A model of protein and energy balance was created for Odocoileus deer [white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), mule deer (O. hemionus), and black-tailed deer (O. h. columbianus, O. h. sitkensis)] capable of predicting changes in body weight...

Applegath, Matthew Thomas

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized enthalpy model of a high-pressure shift freezing process  

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...non-homogeneous temperature distribution induces a non-homogeneous...computational model for temperature and sterility distributions in a pilot-scale...high-pressure high-temperature process. A.I...and Da-Wen. Sun 2009 Simulation...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A general model of resource production and exchange in systems of interdependent specialists.  

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Infrastructures are networks of dynamically interacting systems designed for the flow of information, energy, and materials. Under certain circumstances, disturbances from a targeted attack or natural disasters can cause cascading failures within and between infrastructures that result in significant service losses and long recovery times. Reliable interdependency models that can capture such multi-network cascading do not exist. The research reported here has extended Sandia's infrastructure modeling capabilities by: (1) addressing interdependencies among networks, (2) incorporating adaptive behavioral models into the network models, and (3) providing mechanisms for evaluating vulnerability to targeted attack and unforeseen disruptions. We have applied these capabilities to evaluate the robustness of various systems, and to identify factors that control the scale and duration of disruption. This capability lays the foundation for developing advanced system security solutions that encompass both external shocks and internal dynamics.

Conrad, Stephen Hamilton; Finley, Patrick D.; Beyeler, Walter Eugene; Brown, Theresa Jean; Glass, Robert John, Jr.; Breen, Peter; Kuypers, Marshall; Norton, Matthew David; Quach, Tu-Thach; Antognoli, Matthew; Mitchell, Michael David

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a general model of aggregate rebound for dry-mix shotcrete(Part II)  

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A mechanical model previously developed is briefly described and linked to particle velocity versus size relationships experimentally obtained, allowing prediction of the energy of rebound of an aggregate particl...

Hugo S. Armelin Ph.D. Candidate; Professor Nemkumar Banthia

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Testing Lack-of-Fit of Generalized Linear Models via Laplace Approximation  

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Coefficients used in (5.6) to evaluate power to detect the omission of a interaction term. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 12 Performance of the Bayes sum test in detecting an omitted dichoto- mous variable and its interaction... was obtained using a smoothing spline fit. The parametric model was obtained by modeling the log odds with the parametric linear predictor: ?0 + ?3(x ? 12)? I(x > 12) where x denotes the start variable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 4...

Glab, Daniel Laurence

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium social insurance with policy-motivated parties  

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We study the political economy of social insurance with voters' heterogeneity on two dimensions: income and risk levels. Individuals vote over the extent of social insurance, which they can complement on the private market. We model political competition la Wittman, with two parties maximizing the utility of their members. We obtain equilibrium policy differentiation with the Left party proposing more social insurance than the Right party. The Right party attracts the less risky and richer individuals, and the Left party attracts the more risky and poorer individuals. In equilibrium, each party is tying for winning. Unlike the median voter outcome, our equilibrium outcome depends on the whole income and risk distribution. Conditional on the risk distribution, more income inequality does not necessarily lead to higher demand for social insurance. In fact we find that more income polarization leads both parties to propose less social insurance. We also contrast our political equilibrium with the Rawlsian and utilitarian outcomes. Finally, we provide in the Appendix a first try at calibrating the model with real data, using U.S. data from the PSID survey.

Philippe De Donder; Jean Hindriks

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improvement of Moist and Radiative Processes in Highly Parallel Atmospheric General Circulation Models: Validation and Development  

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Research on designing an integrated moist process parameterization package was carried. This work began with a study that coupled an ensemble of cloud models to a boundary layer model to examine the feasibility of such a methodology for linking boundary layer and cumulus parameterization schemes. The approach proved feasible, prompting research to design and evaluate a coupled parameterization package for GCMS. This research contributed to the development of an Integrated Cumulus Ensemble-Turbulence (ICET) parameterization package. This package incorporates a higher-order turbulence boundary layer that feeds information concerning updraft properties and the variances of temperature and water vapor to the cloud parameterizations. The cumulus ensemble model has been developed, and initial sensitivity tests have been performed in the single column model (SCM) version of CCM2. It is currently being coupled to a convective wake/gust front model. The major function of the convective wake/gust front model is to simulate the partitioning of the boundary layer into disturbed and undisturbed regions. A second function of this model is to predict the nonlinear enhancement of surface to air sensible heat and moisture fluxes that occur in convective regimes due to correlations between winds and anomalously cold, dry air from downdrafts in the gust front region. The third function of the convective wake/gust front model is to predict the amount of undisturbed boundary layer air lifted by the leading edge of the wake and the height to which this air is lifted. The development of the wake/gust front model has been completed, and it has done well in initial testing as a stand-alone component. The current task, to be completed by the end of the funding period, is to tie the wake model to a cumulus ensemble model and to install both components into the single column model version of CCM3 for evaluation. Another area of parametrization research has been focused on the representation of cloud radiative properties. An examination of the CCM2 simulation characteristics indicated that many surface temperature and warm land precipitation problems were linked to deficiencies in the specification of cloud optical properties, which allowed too much shortwave radiation to reach the surface. In-cloud liquid water path was statically specified in the CCM2 using a "prescribed, meridionally and height varying, but time independent, cloud liquid water density profile, which was analytically determined from a meridionally specified liquid water scale height. Single-column model integrations were conducted to explore alternative formulations for the cloud liquid water path diagnostic, converging on an approach that employs a similar, but state-dependent technique for determining in-cloud liquid water concentration. The new formulation, results in significant improvements to both the top-of- atmosphere and surface energy budgets. In particular, when this scheme is incorporated in the three-dimensional GCM, simulated July surface temperature biases are substantially reduced, where summer precipitation over the northern hemisphere continents, as well as precipitation rates over most all warm land areas, is more consistent with observations". This improved parameterization has been incorporated in the CCM3.

Frank, William M.; Hack, James J.; Kiehl, Jeffrey T.

1997-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud/Aerosol Parameterizations: Application and Improvement of General Circulation Models  

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One of the biggest uncertainties associated with climate models and climate forcing is the treatment of aerosols and their effects on clouds. The effect of aerosols on clouds can be divided into two components: The first indirect effect is the forcing associated with increases in droplet concentrations; the second indirect effect is the forcing associated with changes in liquid water path, cloud morphology, and cloud lifetime. Both are highly uncertain. This project applied a cloud-resolving model to understand the response of clouds under a variety of conditions to changes in aerosols. These responses are categorized according to the large-scale meteorological conditions that lead to the response. Meteorological conditions were sampled from various fields, which, together with a global aerosol model determination of the change in aerosols from present day to pre-industrial conditions, was used to determine a first order estimate of the response of global cloud fields to changes in aerosols. The response of the clouds in the NCAR CAM3 GCM coupled to our global aerosol model were tested by examining whether the response is similar to that of the cloud resolving model and methods for improving the representation of clouds and cloud/aerosol interactions were examined.

Penner, Joyce

2012-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A general approach to develop reduced order models for simulation of solid oxide fuel cell stacks  

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A reduced order modeling approach based on response surface techniques was developed for solid oxide fuel cell stacks. This approach creates a numerical model that can quickly compute desired performance variables of interest for a stack based on its input parameter set. The approach carefully samples the multidimensional design space based on the input parameter ranges, evaluates a detailed stack model at each of the sampled points, and performs regression for selected performance variables of interest to determine the responsive surfaces. After error analysis to ensure that sufficient accuracy is established for the response surfaces, they are then implemented in a calculator module for system-level studies. The benefit of this modeling approach is that it is sufficiently fast for integration with system modeling software and simulation of fuel cell-based power systems while still providing high fidelity information about the internal distributions of key variables. This paper describes the sampling, regression, sensitivity, error, and principal component analyses to identify the applicable methods for simulating a planar fuel cell stack.

Pan, Wenxiao; Bao, Jie; Lo, Chaomei; Lai, Canhai; Agarwal, Khushbu; Koeppel, Brian J.; Khaleel, Mohammad A.

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A general relativistic model for the light propagation in the gravitational field of the Solar System: the dynamical case  

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Modern astrometry is based on angular measurements at the micro-arcsecond level. At this accuracy a fully general relativistic treatment of the data reduction is required. This paper concludes a series of articles dedicated to the problem of relativistic light propagation, presenting the final microarcsecond version of a relativistic astrometric model which enable us to trace back the light path to its emitting source throughout the non-stationary gravity field of the moving bodies in the Solar System. The previous model is used as test-bed for numerical comparisons to the present one. Here we also test different versions of the computer code implementing the model at different levels of complexity to start exploring the best trade-off between numerical efficiency and the micro-arcsecond accuracy needed to be reached.

Fernando de Felice; Alberto Vecchiato; Maria Teresa Crosta; Mario G. Lattanzi; Beatrice Bucciarelli

2006-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Local rules for protein folding on a triangular lattice and generalized hydrophobicity in the HP model  

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A long standing problem in molecular biology is to determine the three-dimensional structure of a protein, given its amino acid sequence. A variety of simplifying models have been proposed abstracting only the {open_quotes}essential physical properties{close_quotes} of real proteins. In these models, the three dimensional space is often represented by a lattice. Residues which are adjacent in the primary sequence (i.e. covalently linked) must be placed at adjacent points in the lattice. A conformation of a protein is simply a self-avoiding walk along the lattice. The protein folding problem STRING-FOLD is that of finding a conformation of the protein sequence on the lattice such that the overall energy is minimized, for some reasonable definition of energy. This formulation leaves open the choices of a lattice and an energy function. Once these choices are made, one may then address the algorithmic complexity of optimizing the energy function for the lattice. For a variety of such simple models, this minimization problem is in fact NP-hard. In this paper, we consider the Hydrophobic-Polar (HP) Model introduced by Dill. The HP model abstracts the problem by grouping the 20 amino acids into two classes: hydrophobic (or non-polar) residues and hydrophilic (or polar) residues. For concreteness, we will take our input to be a string from (H,P){sup +}, where P represents polar residues, and H represents hydrophobic residues. Dill et.al. survey the literature analyzing this model. 8 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

Agarwala, R. [National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (United States); Batzoglou, S. [MIT Lab. for Computer Science, Cambridge, MA (United States); Dancik, V. [Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)] [and others

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Description of FLIPSIM V: a General Firm Level Policy Simulation Model.  

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) determined by a OP which maximizes expected utility~ Expected net returns are ca1culated using a weighted average of past yields and prices, modified for relevant loan rates, target prices, expected disaster or crop insurance payments , and acreage set... in this section of the model are being planned. 5 The farm programs in the model are activated separately by options specified by the analyst. When the net loan rate (price support) for a crop is greater than its market price, the operator's share of the crop...

Richardson, James W.; Nixon, Clair J.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spheromak Equilibrium Studies on SSX Cameron Geddes  

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Spheromak Equilibrium Studies on SSX Cameron Geddes Swarthmore College Department of Physics 10 used to study the equilibrium states of magnetized toroidal plasma configurations called spheromaks conditions. 1 Introduction to Spheromak Plasmas A spheromak is a toroid of plasma with toroidal and poloidal

Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson

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Program performs vapor-liquid equilibrium calculations  

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A program designed for the Hewlett-Packard HP-41CV or 41C calculators solves basic vapor-liquid equilibrium problems, including figuring the dewpoint, bubblepoint, and equilibrium flash. The algorithm uses W.C. Edmister's method for predicting ideal-solution K values.

Rice, V.L.

1982-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Block-structured adaptive meshes and reduced grids for atmospheric general circulation models  

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...semi-Lagrangian shallow-water model on locally refined...Higgins1990Integration of the shallow water equations on the sphere...parallel adaptive mesh generator for atmospheric and oceanic simulationOcean...series to the shallow-water equations on sphereJ...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Generalizing Fuzzy Model for Shallow Cavity Flows Under Different Mach Regimes1  

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exploiting the fuzzy inference mechanisms. Fuzzy logic is a practical tool for expressing human expertise of the critically essential behavior observed at the cavity floor. I. INTRODUCTION Fuzzy Logic (FL) is a practical shedding model. The fuzzy system in [7] has been used to scale a control signal produced by a PID

Debiasi, Marco

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An integrated life cycle quality model for general public market software products  

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. The requirements are built upon existing industry standards, including ISO 9001. The TL 9000 Quality System quality view of TL9000 Handbook and detailed view from ISO/IEC 1926 in the process of defining, measuring by TL9000-ISO complement model as well as by application process walk-through. Proceedings of Software

Suryn, Witold

333

A general model for effects of temperature on ectotherm ontogenetic growth and development  

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...earlier model for allocation of energy and biomass to growth on endotherms...new biomass and Q sto is energy stored in new biomass. To incorporate effects...and E d are the activation energies for biomass accumulation rate and development...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A GENERALIZED ARRAY MANIFOLD MODEL FOR LOGAL SCATTERING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS  

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, S-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden 'Dept. of Elec. & Comp. Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT the conventional plane wave model. 1. INTRODUCTION The use of antenna arrays as a tool for improving coverage reduce radiated power require- ments, allow for multiple mobile co-channel users, and re- duce signal

Swindlehurst, A. Lee

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A unifying explanation of primary generalized seizures through nonlinear brain modeling and bifurcation analysis  

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physiological processes such as propagation delays, membrane physiology and corticothalamic feedback. Previous set predicts a number of crucial dynamic processes, including the onset of periodic and chaotic-clonic and absence seizures are predicted and interrelated by the global bifurcation diagram of the model's dynamics

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Block-structured adaptive meshes and reduced grids for atmospheric general circulation models  

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...grids are widely used for local weather predictions and...Research Forecasting Model WRF (Skamarock et al...small time steps if high wind speeds are present in...m and (c) meridional wind v (m1) at day 10 (McDonald...the advanced research WRF Version 2National Center...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalisation of Levine's prediction for the distribution of freezing temperatures of droplets: A general singular model for ice nucleation  

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Models without an explicit time dependence, called singular models, are widely used for fitting the distribution of temperatures at which water droplets freeze. In 1950 Levine developed the original singular model. His key assumption was that each droplet contained many nucleation sites, and that freezing occurred due to the nucleation site with the highest freezing temperature. The fact that freezing occurs due to the maximum value out of large number of nucleation temperatures, means that we can apply the results of what is called extreme-value statistics. This is the statistics of the extreme, i.e., maximum or minimum, value of a large number of random variables. Here we use the results of extreme-value statistics to show that we can generalise Levine's model to produce the most general singular model possible. We show that when a singular model is a good approximation, the distribution of freezing temperatures should always be given by what is called the generalised extreme-value distribution. In addition...

Sear, Richard P

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Generalized model of undercutting of involute spur gears generated by rack-cutters  

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Abstract In this work a generalized approach for defining the phenomenon undercutting of involute teeth is proposed, where besides the traditional boundary case, called undercutting type I, additionally two more boundary cases, defined as undercutting of type \\{IIa\\} and type \\{IIb\\} are described. According to this approach, the traditional undercutting type I is caused by the rectilinear profile of the rack-cutter and the non-traditional undercutting type \\{IIa\\} and type \\{IIb\\} is caused by the rack-cutter fillet. The parametric equations of the so-called boundary fillets of the types \\{IIa\\} and \\{IIb\\} defining the area of existence of the rack-cutter fillet are drawn. Explicitly, an additional boundary condition for avoiding the undercutting of type \\{IIa\\} and type \\{IIb\\} is drawn. The maximum value of the radius of the rack-cutter fillet, at which there is no undercutting, is specified. Two types of quantitative indices for the estimation of the extent of undercutting of the teeth in a radial and tangential direction are defined.

Ognyan Alipiev; Sergey Antonov; Tanya Grozeva

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A general technology adoption model of solar photovoltaic under feed-in tariff policy incorporating learning and network effects  

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There is now a plethora of renewable energy policy instruments to support the adoption of renewable energy technology and the generation of renewable electricity. Different ways to characterize such policies have included whether these policies are Price driven or Quota (Quantity) driven generation based or capacity driven etc. All such incentive-based policies (vs. Command and control policies) attempt to correct market failure of under supply of renewable energy. This paper uses a technology adoption approach to study the feed-in tariff policy for the photovoltaic (PV) technology. We developed a general economic model to study the adoption incentive for smaller system under a feed-in tariff regime. The model incorporates both the learning effect of system cost and a negative network externality effect inherent in the feed-in tariff policy. The latter is due to that nonadopters would need to contribute to payment for adopters' electricity generation. Using numerical methods we demonstrated that the feed-in tariff model has the potential to exhibit bandwagon or accelerated adoption effects. Cost learning is key to contributing to this but network effects would serve to dampen it. Our model seems to able to explain the rapid growth pattern in PV systems installation capacity and generation in Germany during the growth period of 19992003. We explore some policy implications of the model and suggest future research directions.

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General Education GENERAL EDUCATION  

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, the pursuit of truth, the intellectual and ethical development of students, and the general well the consequences of human actions. E. Cross-Cultural Awareness Demonstrate the ability to critically compare

Stuart, Steven J.

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Generalized second law of thermodynamics in the emergent universe for some viable models of f(T) gravity  

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The present study is motivated by the study of reference [1], where the generalized second law of thermodynamics has been investigated for a flat FRW universe for two viable models of $f(T)$ gravity. In the present work, we have considered a non-flat universe and accordingly studied the behaviors of equation of state parameter and deceleration parameter. Subsequently, using the first law of thermodynamics we derived the expressions for the time derivative of the total entropy of a universe enveloped by apparent horizon. In the next phase, with the choice of scale factor pertaining to an emergent universe we have investigated the sign of the time derivatives of total entropy for three viable models of $f(T)$ gravity.

Rahul Ghosh; Antonio Pasqua; Surajit Chattopadhyay

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Cyclogenesis Sensitivity to Environmental Parameters in Radiative-Convective Equilibrium  

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In this study, the relationship between the likelihood of tropical cyclogenesis and external environmental forcings is explored in the simplest idealized modelling framework possible: radiative-convective equilibrium on a ...

Nolan, David S.

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Hadley Circulations in RadiativeConvective Equilibrium in an Axially Symmetric Atmosphere  

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Hadley circulations in radiativeconvective equilibrium are investigated using an idealistic axially symmetric model. Calculations show that the distribution of temperature in the Hadley cell is controlled by the moist process; the vertical ...

Masaki Satoh

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statewide and Electricity-Sector Models for Economic Assessments of  

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economic models applied to such diverse fields as climate change policy, alternative- fueled vehicles, fuel Economic Research Organization and Affiliate Faculty with the Public Policy Center UHM. Paul Bernstein, Ph....................................................................................................................... 6 2. The Hawaii Computable General Equilibrium Model (H-CGE)............................ 8 2.a. Data

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Departures from local thermodynamic equilibrium in cutting arc plasmas derived from electron and gas density measurements using a two-wavelength quantitative Schlieren technique  

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A two-wavelength quantitative Schlieren technique that allows inferring the electron and gas densities of axisymmetric arc plasmas without imposing any assumption regarding statistical equilibrium models is reported. This technique was applied to the study of local thermodynamic equilibrium (LTE) departures within the core of a 30 A high-energy density cutting arc. In order to derive the electron and heavy particle temperatures from the inferred density profiles, a generalized two-temperature Saha equation together with the plasma equation of state and the quasineutrality condition were employed. Factors such as arc fluctuations that influence the accuracy of the measurements and the validity of the assumptions used to derive the plasma species temperature were considered. Significant deviations from chemical equilibrium as well as kinetic equilibrium were found at elevated electron temperatures and gas densities toward the arc core edge. An electron temperature profile nearly constant through the arc core with a value of about 14000-15000 K, well decoupled from the heavy particle temperature of about 1500 K at the arc core edge, was inferred.

Prevosto, L.; Mancinelli, B. [Grupo de Descargas Electricas, Departamento Ing. Electromecanica, Facultad Regional Venado Tuerto (UTN), Laprida 651, Venado Tuerto 2600, Santa Fe (Argentina); Artana, G. [Laboratorio de Fluidodinamica, Departamento Ing. Mecanica, Facultad de Ingenieria (UBA), Paseo Colon 850, C1063ACV, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Kelly, H. [Grupo de Descargas Electricas, Departamento Ing. Electromecanica, Facultad Regional Venado Tuerto (UTN), Laprida 651, Venado Tuerto 2600, Santa Fe (Argentina); Departamento de Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales (UBA), Instituto de Fisica del Plasma (CONICET), Ciudad Universitaria, Pab. I, 1428 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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General matrix ENDOR line shape model applied to the methyl radical in lithium acetate dihydrate using single crystal data  

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A new general matrix ENDOR line shape model is tested against ENDOR data on the methyl radical in ??irradiated lithium acetate dihydrate. All parameters in the line shape model are determined or narrowly limited by experiment. These include the dipolar tensors of all protons within 5 of the methyl radical the microwave and radiofrequency magnetic fields and the electronic and nuclear spinlattice and spinspin relaxation times. The theoretical simulations agree satisfactorily with the experimental lineshape microwavemagnetic field dependence radiofrequency magnetic field dependence and angular variation of single crystalENDOR line intensities. The effective nuclear spinlattice relaxation time is ?10 ms at 77 K and seems to be dominated by an angularly independent nuclear relaxation mechanism. The angularly dependent electronnuclear dipolar interaction is found to be of much less importance for the ENDOR response. It is noted that the angular variation of ENDOR intensities is an important parameter to assess the nuclear relaxation mechanisms that control the ENDOR response. Data on cw and pulsed matrix ENDOR are compared and found to be similar. It is also shown that a model based on idealized line shape theory for disordered systems can satisfactorily reproduce matrix ENDOR line shapes. Both models allow calculation of the relative contributions from angularly independent and dependent ENDOR responses.

Larry Kevan; P. A. Narayana; K. Toriyama; M. Iwasaki

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonlinear Equilibrium for optimal resource allocation  

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which maps the production output vector x = (x1,...,xn)T into the price vector c(x) .... the equilibrium level leads to a decrease of the price cj(x) per item for good j.

2012-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium Reconstruction on the Large Helical Device  

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Equilibrium reconstruction is commonly applied to axisymmetric toroidal devices. Recent advances in computational power and equilibrium codes have allowed for reconstructions of three-dimensional fields in stellarators and heliotrons. We present the first reconstructions of finite beta discharges in the Large Helical Device (LHD). The plasma boundary and magnetic axis are constrained by the pressure profile from Thomson scattering. This results in a calculation of plasma beta without a-priori assumptions of the equipartition of energy between species. Saddle loop arrays place additional constraints on the equilibrium. These reconstruction utilize STELLOPT, which calls VMEC. The VMEC equilibrium code assumes good nested flux surfaces. Reconstructed magnetic fields are fed into the PIES code which relaxes this constraint allowing for the examination of the effect of islands and stochastic regions on the magnetic measurements.

Samuel A. Lazerson, D. Gates, D. Monticello, H. Neilson, N. Pomphrey, A. Reiman S. Sakakibara, and Y. Suzuki

2012-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Finite beta plasma equilibrium in toroidally linked mirrors  

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The problem of finite pressure plasma equilibrium in a system with closed magnetic field lines consisting of quadrupole mirrors linked by simple toroidal cells with elliptical cross-sections is analyzed. An appropriate analytical procedure is developed, that uses conformal mapping techniques, which enables one to obtain the magnetic field structure for the free boundary equilibrium problem. This method has general applicability for finding analytic solutions of the two-dimensional Dirichlet problem outside of an arbitrary closed contour. Using this method, the deformations of the plasma equilibrium configuration due to finite plasma pressure in the toroidal cell are calculated analytically to the second order in {lambda}-expansion, where {lambda} {approximately} {beta}/{epsilon}E, {beta} is the ratio of plasma pressure to the magnetic field pressure, {epsilon} is the inverse aspect ratio and E is the ellipticity of the plasma cross-section. The outer displacement of the plasma column is shown to depend nonlinearly on the increase of plasma pressure, and does not prevent the achievement of substantial {beta} {approximately} 10% in the toroidal cells.

Ilgisonis, V.I.; Berk, H.L.; Pastukhov, V.P.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MODEL ADAPTATION FOR HYPERBOLIC SYSTEMS WITH RELAXATION  

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MODEL ADAPTATION FOR HYPERBOLIC SYSTEMS WITH RELAXATION H. MATHIS, C. CANC`ES, E. GODLEWSKI, N the phenomenon under consideration. We focus in this work on general hyperbolic systems with stiff relaxation source terms together with the corre- sponding hyperbolic equilibrium systems. The goal is to determine

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Edge Equilibrium Code (EEC) For Tokamaks  

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The edge equilibrium code (EEC) described in this paper is developed for simulations of the near edge plasma using the finite element method. It solves the Grad-Shafranov equation in toroidal coordinate and uses adaptive grids aligned with magnetic field lines. Hermite finite elements are chosen for the numerical scheme. A fast Newton scheme which is the same as implemented in the equilibrium and stability code (ESC) is applied here to adjust the grids

Li, Xujling

2014-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal equilibrium and statistical thermometers in special relativity  

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There is an intense debate in the recent literature about the correct generalization of Maxwell's velocity distribution in special relativity. The most frequently discussed candidate distributions include the Juettner function as well as modifications thereof. Here, we report results from fully relativistic one-dimensional (1D) molecular dynamics (MD) simulations that resolve the ambiguity. The numerical evidence unequivocally favors the Juettner distribution. Moreover, our simulations illustrate that the concept of 'thermal equilibrium' extends naturally to special relativity only if a many-particle system is spatially confined. They make evident that 'temperature' can be statistically defined and measured in an observer frame independent way.

David Cubero; Jess Casado-Pascual; Jrn Dunkel; Peter Talkner; Peter Hnggi

2007-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Apoferritin-based nanomedicine platform for drug delivery: equilibrium...  

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Apoferritin-based nanomedicine platform for drug delivery: equilibrium binding study of daunomycin with DNA. Apoferritin-based nanomedicine platform for drug delivery: equilibrium...

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Constraining H{sub 0} in general dark energy models from Sunyaev-Zeldovich/X-ray technique and complementary probes  

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In accelerating dark energy models, the estimates of the Hubble constant, H{sub 0}, from Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect (SZE) and X-ray surface brightness of galaxy clusters may depend on the matter content (?{sub M}), the curvature (?{sub K}) and the equation of state parameter (?). In this article, by using a sample of 25 angular diameter distances of galaxy clusters described by the elliptical ? model obtained through the SZE/X-ray technique, we constrain H{sub 0} in the framework of a general ?CDM model (arbitrary curvature) and a flat XCDM model with a constant equation of state parameter ? = p{sub x}/?{sub x}. In order to avoid the use of priors in the cosmological parameters, we apply a joint analysis involving the baryon acoustic oscillations (BAO) and the CMB Shift Parameter signature. By taking into account the statistical and systematic errors of the SZE/X-ray technique we obtain for nonflat ?CDM model H{sub 0} = 74{sup +5.0}{sub ?4.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?) whereas for a flat universe with constant equation of state parameter we find H{sub 0} = 72{sup +5.5}{sub ?4.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?). By assuming that galaxy clusters are described by a spherical ? model these results change to H{sub 0} = 62{sup +8.0}{sub ?7.0} and H{sub 0} = 59{sup +9.0}{sub ?6.0} km s{sup ?1} Mpc{sup ?1}(1?), respectively. The results from elliptical description are in good agreement with independent studies from the Hubble Space Telescope key project and recent estimates based on the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, thereby suggesting that the combination of these three independent phenomena provides an interesting method to constrain the Hubble constant. As an extra bonus, the adoption of the elliptical description is revealed to be a quite realistic assumption. Finally, by comparing these results with a recent determination for a flat ?CDM model using only the SZE/X-ray technique and BAO, we see that the geometry has a very weak influence on H{sub 0} estimates for this combination of data.

Holanda, R.F.L.; Lima, J.A.S. [Departamento de Astronomia (IAGUSP), Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato 1226, 05508-900, So Paulo, SP (Brazil); Cunha, J.V. [Centro de Cincias Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Rua Santa Adlia 166, 09210-170, Santo Andr, SP (Brazil); Marassi, L., E-mail: holanda@astro.iag.usp.br, E-mail: jvcunha@ufpa.br, E-mail: luciomarassi@ect.ufrn.br, E-mail: limajas@astro.iag.usp.br [Escola de Cincia e Tecnologia, UFRN, 59072-970, Natal, RN (Brazil)

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statistical equilibrium of silicon in the solar atmosphere  

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The statistical equilibrium of neutral and ionised silicon in the solar photosphere is investigated. Line formation is discussed and the solar silicon abundance determined. High-resolution solar spectra were used to determine solar $\\log gf\\epsilon_{\\rm Si}$ values by comparison with Si line synthesis based on LTE and NLTE level populations. The results will be used in a forthcoming paper for differential abundance analyses of metal-poor stars. A detailed analysis of silicon line spectra leads to setting up realistic model atoms, which are exposed to interactions in plane-parallel solar atmospheric models. The resulting departure coefficients are entered into a line-by-line analysis of the visible and near-infrared solar silicon spectrum. The statistical equilibrium of \\ion{Si}{i} turns out to depend marginally on bound-free interaction processes, both radiative and collisional. Bound-bound interaction processes do not play a significant role either, except for hydrogen collisions, which have to be chosen adequately for fitting the cores of the near-infrared lines. Except for some near-infrared lines, the NLTE influence on the abundances is weak. Taking the deviations from LTE in silicon into account, it is possible to calculate the ionisation equilibrium from neutral and ionised lines. The solar abundance based on the experimental $f$-values of Garz corrected for the Becker et al.'s measurement is $7.52 \\pm 0.05$. Combined with an extended line sample with selected NIST $f$-values, the solar abundance is $7.52 \\pm 0.06$, with a nearly perfect ionisation equilibrium of $\\Delta\\log\\epsilon_\\odot(\\ion{Si}{ii}/\\ion{Si}{i}) = -0.01$.

J. R. Shi; T. Gehren; K. Butler; L. I. Mashonkina; G. Zhao

2008-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Neoclassical toroidal viscosity in perturbed equilibria with general tokamak geometry  

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This paper presents a calculation of neoclassical toroidal viscous torque independent of large-aspect-ratio expansions across kinetic regimes. The Perturbed Equilibrium Nonambipolar Transport (PENT) code was developed for this purpose, and is compared to previous combined regime models as well as regime specific limits and a drift kinetic ?f guiding center code. It is shown that retaining general expressions, without circular large-aspect-ratio or other orbit approximations, can be important at experimentally relevant aspect ratio and shaping. The superbanana plateau, a kinetic resonance effect recently recognized for its relevance to ITER, is recovered by the PENT calculations and shown to require highly accurate treatment of geometric effects.

Logan, Nikolas C.; Park, Jong-Kyu; Kim, Kimin; Wang, Zhirui [Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 (United States)] [Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 (United States); Berkery, John W. [Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027 (United States)] [Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027 (United States)

2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Simple Method to Construct Local Equilibrium Function for One Dimensional Lattice Boltzmann Method  

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We have developed a simple method to construct local equilibrium function for one dimensional lattice Boltzmann method (LBM). This new method can make LBM model satisfy compressible flow with a flexible specific-heat ratio. Test cases, including the one dimensional Sod flow and one dimensional Lax flow are presented. Favorable results are obtained using proposed new method, indicating that the proposed method is potentially capable of constructing of the local equilibrium function for one dimensional LBM.

Wang Peng; Zhang Shiqing

2012-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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The Supply Function Equilibrium and its Policy Implications for Wholesale Electricity Auctions  

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www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk E P R G W O R K IN G P A P E R Abstract The supply function equilibrium and its policy implications for wholesale electricity auctions EPRG Working Paper 1007 Cambridge Working Paper in Economics 1016 Pr... Holmberg and David Newbery The supply function equilibrium provides a game-theoretic model of strategic bidding in oligopolistic wholesale electricity auctions. This paper presents an intuitive account of current understanding and shows how welfare...

Holmberg, P; Newbery, David

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Non--Equilibrium Blunt Body Flow 1 Analysis of NonEquilibrium, Hypersonic Blunt  

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Non--Equilibrium Blunt Body Flow 1 Analysis of Non­Equilibrium, Hypersonic Blunt Body Flow streamline quantities and the stagnation point heat transfer in hypersonic flows about spheres or cylinders, as two-- dimensional hypersonic flows about spheres or cylinders exhibit an approximate local similarity

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UNIQUENESS OF RESPONSIVE VOTING EQUILIBRIUM  

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5 + 1 3 4 5 = 13: 4In this sense, our model is also closely related to Y lmaz (2000) 3 Likewise, P(! = 1js = l) = P(s = lj! = 1)P(! = 1)P(s = lj! = 1)P(! = 1) +P(s = lj! = 0)P(! = 0) = 1 3 1 5 1 3 1 5 + 2 3 4 5 = 19: All voters vote simultaneously...js?i) (0js?i) = p(0; ? i) p(1; ? i): (4) By de nition, (1js?i) f(s ? i) f(s?i) + (1 )g(s?i); (0js?i) (1 )g(s ? i) f(s?i) + (1 )g(s?i); and P(! = 1) is the unconditional probability that ! = 1 will prevail, which is known to all voters. We...

DALKIR, Elif

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EQuilibrium Solutions Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Scaling studies of spheromak formation and equilibrium  

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Formation and equilibrium studies have been performed on the Swarthmore Spheromak Experiment (SSX). Spheromaks are formed with a magnetized coaxial plasma gun and equilibrium is established in both small (d small =0.16 m) and large (d large =3d small =0.50 m) copper flux conservers. Using magnetic probe arrays it has been verified that spheromak formation is governed solely by gun physics (in particular the ratio of gun current to flux ? 0 I gun /? gun ) and is independent of the flux conserver dimensions. It has also been verified that equilibrium is well described by the force free condition ? B =? B (?= constant) particularly early in decay. Departures from the force-free state are due to current profile effects described by a quadratic function ?=?(?) . Force-free SSX spheromaks will be merged to study magnetic reconnection in simple magnetofluid structures.

C. G. R. Geddes; T. W. Kornack; M. R. Brown

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Computationally Efficient Approach to Applying the SAFT Equation for CO2 + H2O Phase Equilibrium  

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A Computationally Efficient Approach to Applying the SAFT Equation for CO2 + H2O Phase Equilibrium SAFT � CO2 ? H2O � Phase equilibrium � Geologic sequestration � Efficient computation Abbreviations and pressure range [6�20]. In addition to these models, SAFT is a molecular based theory which is designed

Patzek, Tadeusz W.

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Steady entanglement out of thermal equilibrium  

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We study two two-level atomic quantum systems (qubits) placed close to a body held at a temperature different from that of the surrounding walls. While at thermal equilibrium the two-qubit dynamics is characterized by not entangled steady thermal states, we show that absence of thermal equilibrium may bring to the generation of entangled steady states. Remarkably, this entanglement emerges from the two-qubit dissipative dynamic itself, without any further external action on the two qubits, suggesting a new protocol to produce and protect entanglement which is intrinsically robust to environmental effects.

Bruno Bellomo; Mauro Antezza

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE General Competencies  

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The DOE General Competencies are the personal and professional attributes that are critical to successful performance. A competency model is a collection of competencies that together define...

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Hamiltonian dynamics in extended phase space for gravity and its consistency with Lagrangian formalism: a generalized spherically symmetric model as an example  

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Among theoretical issues in General Relativity the problem of constructing its Hamiltonian formulation is still of interest. The most of attempts to quantize Gravity are based upon Dirac generalization of Hamiltonian dynamics for system with constraints. At the same time there exists another way to formulate Hamiltonian dynamics for constrained systems guided by the idea of extended phase space. We have already considered some features of this approach in the previous MG12 Meeting by the example of a simple isotropic model. Now we apply the approach to a generalized spherically symmetric model which imitates the structure of General Relativity much better. In particular, making use of a global BRST symmetry and the Noether theorem, we construct the BRST charge that generates correct gauge transformations for all gravitational degrees of freedom.

T. P. Shestakova

2013-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

367

An Equilibrium Balance of the Universe  

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An alternative cosmological model is presented, which avoids the requirement of dark energy and dark matter. Based on the proposition that energy conservation should be valid not only locally but also globally, the energy tensor of general relativity has to be corrected, including potential energy of matter explicitly. This leads to the consequence that a homogeneous universe must be static, as potential energy acts as a field with negative pressure. In this static universe cosmological red shift can be understood as energy loss by gravitational radiation. There exists a continuous matter cycle, beginning from hot intergalactic plasma, which is replenished by the jets of quasars, the formation of large web-like structures, the formation of galaxies and stars, to the final collapse into quasars again. The model is confirmed qualitatively by the observed size distribution of cosmic structures. Quantitative confirmation is obtained from the diffuse x-ray background and from observations of supernovas. As the total energy content of the universe (trace of the energy tensor) is zero in this model, creation ex nihilo is possible, but requires changes of our elementary particle models. An idea of a modified model is presented.

Ernst Fischer

2007-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Transport and equilibrium in field-reversed mirrors  

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Two plasma models relevant to compact torus research have been developed to study transport and equilibrium in field reversed mirrors. In the first model for small Larmor radius and large collision frequency, the plasma is described as an adiabatic hydromagnetic fluid. In the second model for large Larmor radius and small collision frequency, a kinetic theory description has been developed. Various aspects of the two models have been studied in five computer codes ADB, AV, NEO, OHK, RES. The ADB code computes two dimensional equilibrium and one dimensional transport in a flux coordinate. The AV code calculates orbit average integrals in a harmonic oscillator potential. The NEO code follows particle trajectories in a Hill's vortex magnetic field to study stochasticity, invariants of the motion, and orbit average formulas. The OHK code displays analytic psi(r), B/sub Z/(r), phi(r), E/sub r/(r) formulas developed for the kinetic theory description. The RES code calculates resonance curves to consider overlap regions relevant to stochastic orbit behavior.

Boyd, J.K.

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Implementation of a generalized actuator disk wind turbine model into the weather research and forecasting model for large-eddy simulation applications  

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A generalized actuator disk (GAD) wind turbine parameterization designed for large-eddy simulation (LES) applications was implemented into the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. WRF-LES with the GAD model enables numerical investigation of the effects of an operating wind turbine on and interactions with a broad range of atmospheric boundary layer phenomena. Numerical simulations using WRF-LES with the GAD model were compared with measurements obtained from the Turbine Wake and Inflow Characterization Study (TWICS-2011) the goal of which was to measure both the inflow to and wake from a 2.3-MW wind turbine. Data from a meteorological tower and two light-detection and ranging (lidar) systems one vertically profiling and another operated over a variety of scanning modes were utilized to obtain forcing for the simulations and to evaluate characteristics of the simulated wakes. Simulations produced wakes with physically consistent rotation and velocity deficits. Two surface heat flux values of 20?W m?2 and 100?W m?2 were used to examine the sensitivity of the simulated wakes to convective instability. Simulations using the smaller heat flux values showed good agreement with wake deficits observed during TWICS-2011 whereas those using the larger value showed enhanced spreading and more-rapid attenuation. This study demonstrates the utility of actuator models implemented within atmospheric LES to address a range of atmospheric science and engineering applications. Validated implementation of the GAD in a numerical weather prediction code such as WRF will enable a wide range of studies related to the interaction of wind turbines with the atmosphere and surface.

J. D. Mirocha; B. Kosovic; M. L. Aitken; J. K. Lundquist

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Equilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities (Extended Abstract)  

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a product in the presence of historical externalities? A low introductory price may attract early adoptersEquilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities (Extended Abstract) Nima Anari1 , Shayan Ehsani1 an item to strategic buyers in the pres- ence of positive historical externalities, where the value

Immorlica, Nicole

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3. Energy conversion, balances, efficiency, equilibrium  

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1/124 3. Energy conversion, balances, efficiency, equilibrium (Introduction to Thermodynamics) Ron h�dm, h = u + p/ Picture: SEHB06 56/124 3.5: Energy balances; Conversion work work, work heat 96/124 Energy conversion heat work /1 "the essential rules" Picture:IO06 #12;97/124 Energy

Zevenhoven, Ron

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Case Study III: Model overview and status J. A. Cumming  

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. The hydrocarbons are trapped under pressure in the reservoir in an equilibrium state (typically with water more porous media contain more water or hydrocarbons. This is a report to described the general nature of the hydrocarbon reservoir models to be investigated for Case

Oakley, Jeremy

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Relationship between the shape of equilibrium magnetic surfaces and the magnetic field strength  

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A local analysis of the magnetic field near an equilibrium magnetic surface shows that there is generally no relationship between the magnetic field strength and the shape of the surface. However, the relationship exists under additional requirements such as the absence of the toroidal current, symmetry conservation, and the conservation of the magnetic field strength distribution on the nearest surface. An equilibrium magnetic surface can be calculated by specifying three functions of two angular variables-the magnetic field strength, the periodic component of the magnetic potential, and the mean curvature of the surface.

Skovoroda, A. A. [Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, Nuclear Fusion Institute (Russian Federation)

2007-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiative-Convective Equilibrium Revisited: the Greenhouse Effect of Clouds  

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A parameterized spectral radiative-convective equilibrium model is built and the heating rates and temperature profiles for various absorbers are calculated and compared with the results of a classical model. Then using an optical depth that is dependent on both the extinction coefficient and the cloud-water path the validity of the black-cloud assumption is tested. It is determined under what conditions one would need to know the liquid or ice water path of the cloud and when one can simply treat the cloud as a black object. A distribution of both ice and water clouds is inputted into the model and the global average surface temperature is obtained. The sensitivity of the surface temperature to a change in either the ice or liquid water path of the cloud is also evaluated.

R. Davies; C. Radley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validity of the Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics of the Universe Bounded by the Event Horizon in Holographic Dark Energy Model  

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In this letter, we investigate the validity of the generalized second law of thermodynamics of the universe bounded by the event horizon in the holographic dark energy model. The universe is chosen to be homogeneous and isotropic and the validity of the first law has been assumed here. The matter in the universe is taken in the form of non-interacting two fluid system- one component is the holographic dark energy model and the other component is in the form of dust.

Nairwita Mazumder; Subenoy Chakraborty

2010-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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ON MOLECULAR HYDROGEN FORMATION AND THE MAGNETOHYDROSTATIC EQUILIBRIUM OF SUNSPOTS  

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We have investigated the problem of sunspot magnetohydrostatic equilibrium with comprehensive IR sunspot magnetic field survey observations of the highly sensitive Fe I lines at 15650 A and nearby OH lines. We have found that some sunspots show isothermal increases in umbral magnetic field strength which cannot be explained by the simplified sunspot model with a single-component ideal gas atmosphere assumed in previous investigations. Large sunspots universally display nonlinear increases in magnetic pressure over temperature, while small sunspots and pores display linear behavior. The formation of molecules provides a mechanism for isothermal concentration of the umbral magnetic field, and we propose that this may explain the observed rapid increase in umbral magnetic field strength relative to temperature. Existing multi-component sunspot atmospheric models predict that a significant amount of molecular hydrogen (H{sub 2}) exists in the sunspot umbra. The formation of H{sub 2} can significantly alter the thermodynamic properties of the sunspot atmosphere and may play a significant role in sunspot evolution. In addition to the survey observations, we have performed detailed chemical equilibrium calculations with full consideration of radiative transfer effects to establish OH as a proxy for H{sub 2}, and demonstrate that a significant population of H{sub 2} exists in the coolest regions of large sunspots.

Jaeggli, S. A.; Lin, H. [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai'i, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 (United States); Uitenbroek, H. [National Solar Observatory, Sacramento Peak, P.O. Box 62, Sunspot, NM 88349 (United States)

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spontaneity and Equilibrium III: A History of Misinformation  

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Spontaneity and Equilibrium III: A History of Misinformation ... Upper-Division Undergraduate; Graduate Education/Research; Chemical Engineering; Inorganic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; Misconceptions/Discrepant Events; Equilibrium; Nomenclature/Units/Symbols; Thermodynamics ...

Lionel M. Raff

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Galilean Genesis  

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The galilean genesis scenario is an alternative to inflation in which the universe starts expanding from Minkowski in the asymptotic past by violating the null energy condition stably. Several concrete models of galilean genesis have been constructed so far within the context of galileon-type scalar-field theories. We give a generic, unified description of the galilean genesis scenario in terms of the Horndeski theory, i.e., the most general scalar-tensor theory with second-order field equations. In doing so we generalize the previous models to have a new parameter (denoted by {\\alpha}) which results in controlling the evolution of the Hubble rate. The background dynamics is investigated to show that the generalized galilean genesis solution is an attractor, similarly to the original model. We also study the nature of primordial perturbations in the generalized galilean genesis scenario. In all the models described by our generalized genesis Lagrangian, amplification of tensor perturbations does not occur as ...

Nishi, Sakine

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Phase structure of a generalized Nambu Jona-Lasinio model with Wilson fermions in the mean field or large $N$-expansion  

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We analyze the vacuum structure of a generalized lattice Nambu--Jona-Lasinio model with two flavors of Wilson fermions, such that its continuum action is the most general four-fermion action with 'trivial' color interactions, and having a $SU(2)_V x SU(2)_A$ symmetry in the chiral limit. The phase structure of this model in the space of the two four-fermion couplings shows, in addition to the standard Aoki phases, new phases with $ != 0$, in close analogy to similar results recently suggested by some of us for lattice QCD with two degenerate Wilson fermions. This result shows how the phase structure of an effective model for low energy QCD cannot be entirely understood from Wilson Chiral Perturbation Theory, based on the standard QCD chiral effective Lagrangian approach.

V. Azcoiti; G. Di Carlo; E. Follana; M. Giordano; A. Vaquero

2013-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

380

A definition of thermodynamic entropy valid for non-equilibrium states and few-particle systems  

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From a new rigorous formulation of the general axiomatic foundations of thermodynamics we derive an operational definition of entropy that responds to the emergent need in many technological frameworks to understand and deploy thermodynamic entropy well beyond the traditional realm of equilibrium states of macroscopic systems. The new definition is achieved by avoiding to resort to the traditional concepts of "heat" (which restricts $a$ $priori$ the traditional definitions of entropy to the equilibrium domain) and of "thermal reservoir" (which restricts $in$ $practice$ our previous definitions of non-equilibrium entropy to the many-particle domain). The measurement procedure that defines entropy is free from intrinsic limitations and can be applied, $in$ $principle$, even to non-equilibrium states of few-particle systems, provided they are separable and uncorrelated. The construction starts from a previously developed set of carefully worded operational definitions for all the basic concepts. Then, through a new set of fully spelled-out fundamental hypotheses (four postulates and five assumptions) we derive the definitions of energy and entropy of any state, and of temperature of any stable equilibrium state. Finally, we prove the principle of entropy non-decrease, the additivity of entropy differences, the maximum entropy principle, and the impossibility of existence of a thermal reservoir.

Gian Paolo Beretta; Enzo Zanchini

2014-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of ARM observations and numerical models to determine radiative and latent heating profiles of mesoscale convective systems for general circulation models  

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This three-year project, in cooperation with Professor Bob Houze at University of Washington, has been successfully finished as planned. Both ARM (the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program) data and cloud-resolving model (CRM) simulations were used to identify the water budgets of clouds observed in two international field campaigns. The research results achieved shed light on several key processes of clouds in climate change (or general circulation models), which are summarized below. 1. Revealed the effect of mineral dust on mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) Two international field campaigns near a desert and a tropical coast provided unique data to drive and evaluate CRM simulations, which are TWP-ICE (the Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment) and AMMA (the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis). Studies of the two campaign data were contrasted, revealing that much mineral dust can bring about large MCSs via ice nucleation and clouds. This result was reported as a PI presentation in the 3rd ASR Science Team meeting held in Arlington, Virginia in March 2012. A paper on the studies was published in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (Zeng et al. 2013). 2. Identified the effect of convective downdrafts on ice crystal concentration Using the large-scale forcing data from TWP-ICE, ARM-SGP (the Southern Great Plains) and other field campaigns, Goddard CRM simulations were carried out in comparison with radar and satellite observations. The comparison between model and observations revealed that convective downdrafts could increase ice crystal concentration by up to three or four orders, which is a key to quantitatively represent the indirect effects of ice nuclei, a kind of aerosol, on clouds and radiation in the Tropics. This result was published in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (Zeng et al. 2011) and summarized in the DOE/ASR Research Highlights Summaries (see http://www.arm.gov/science/highlights/RMjY5/view). 3. Used radar observations to evaluate model simulations In cooperation with Profs. Bob Houze at University of Washington and Steven Rutledge at Colorado State University, numerical model results were evaluated with observations from W- and C-band radars and CloudSat/TRMM satellites. These studies exhibited some shortcomings of current numerical models, such as too little of thin anvil clouds, directing the future improvement of cloud microphysics parameterization in CRMs. Two papers of Powell et al (2012) and Zeng et al. (2013), summarizing these studies, were published in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 4. Analyzed the water budgets of MCSs Using ARM data from TWP-ICE, ARM-SGP and other field campaigns, the Goddard CRM simulations were carried out to analyze the water budgets of clouds from TWP-ICE and AMMA. The simulations generated a set of datasets on clouds and radiation, which are available http://cloud.gsfc.nasa.gov/. The cloud datasets were available for modelers and other researchers aiming to improve the representation of cloud processes in multi-scale modeling frameworks, GCMs and climate models. Special datasets, such as 3D cloud distributions every six minutes for TWP-ICE, were requested and generated for ARM/ASR investigators. Data server records show that 86,206 datasets were downloaded by 120 users between April of 2010 and January of 2012. 5. MMF simulations The Goddard MMF (multi-scale modeling framework) has been improved by coupling with the Goddard Land Information System (LIS) and the Goddard Earth Observing System Model, Version 5 (GOES5). It has also been optimized on NASA HEC supercomputers and can be run over 4000 CPUs. The improved MMF with high horizontal resolution (1 x 1 degree) is currently being applied to cases covering 2005 and 2006. The results show that the spatial distribution pattern of precipitation rate is well simulated by the MMF through comparisons with satellite retrievals from the CMOPRH and GPCP data sets. In addition, the MMF results were compared with three reanalyses (MERRA, ERA-Interim and CFSR). Although the MMF tends

Tao, Wei-Kuo; Houze, Robert, A., Jr.; Zeng, Xiping

2013-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

382

REAL-TIME EQUILIBRIUM RECONSTRUCTION IN A TOKAMAK  

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REAL-TIME EQUILIBRIUM RECONSTRUCTION IN A TOKAMAK J. Blum, C. Boulbe and B. Faugeras Laboratoire J reconstruction of the plasma current density in a Tokamak and of its equilibrium. The problem consists equilibrium of a plasma in a Tokamak. The experimental measurements that enable this identification

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

383

One Dimensional Autonomous Equations Can have only equilibrium attractors  

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One Dimensional Autonomous Equations ( )x f x Can have only equilibrium attractors: a bounded orbit approaches an equilibrium #12;Two Dimensional Autonomous Equations ( , ) ( , ) x f x y y g x y Can have non-equilibrium attractors: for example, periodic orbits #12;Two Dimensional Autonomous Equations ( , ) ( , ) x f x y y g x y

Saleska, Scott

384

Non-equilibrium electroweak baryogenesis from preheating after inflation  

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We present a novel scenario for baryogenesis in a hybrid inflation model at the electroweak scale, in which the Standard Model Higgs field triggers the end of inflation. One of the conditions for successful baryogenesis, the departure from thermal equilibrium, is naturally achieved at the stage of preheating after inflation. The inflaton oscillations induce large occupation numbers for long-wavelength configurations of Higgs and gauge fields, which leads to a large rate of sphaleron transitions. We estimate this rate during the first stages of reheating and evaluate the amount of baryons produced due to a particular type of higher dimensional CP violating operator. The universe thermalizes through fermion interactions, at a temperature below critical, $T_{rh} < 100$ GeV, preventing the wash-out of the produced baryon asymmetry. Numerical simulations in (1+1) dimensions support our theoretical analysis.

Juan Garcia-Bellido; Dmitri Grigoriev; Alexander Kusenko; Mikhail Shaposhnikov

1999-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

385

Statefinder and Om Diagnostics for Interacting New Holographic Dark Energy Model and Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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In this work, we have considered that the flat FRW universe is filled with the mixture of dark matter and the new holographic dark energy. If there is an interaction, we have investigated the natures of deceleration parameter, statefinder and $Om$ diagnostics. We have examined the validity of the first and generalized second laws of thermodynamics under these interactions on the event as well as apparent horizon. It has been observed that the first law is violated on the event horizon. However, the generalized second law is valid throughout the evolution of the universe enveloped by the apparent horizon. When the event horizon is considered as the enveloping horizon, the generalized second law is found to break down excepting at late stage of the universe.

Ujjal Debnath; Surajit Chattopadhyay

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Thermo-chemical dynamics and chemical quasi-equilibrium of plasmas in thermal non-equilibrium  

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We examine both processes of ionization by electron and heavy-particle impact in spatially uniform plasmas at rest in the absence of external forces. A singular perturbation analysis is used to study the following physical scenario, in which thermal relaxation becomes much slower than chemical reactions. First, electron-impact ionization is investigated. The dynamics of the system rapidly becomes close to a slow dynamics manifold that allows for defining a unique chemical quasi-equilibrium for two-temperature plasmas and proving that the second law of thermodynamics is satisfied. Then, all ionization reactions are taken into account simultaneously, leading to a surprising conclusion: the inner layer for short time scale (or time boundary layer) directly leads to thermal equilibrium. Global thermo-chemical equilibrium is reached within a short time scale, involving only chemical reactions, even if thermal relaxation through elastic collisions is assumed to be slow.

Massot, Marc [Laboratoire EM2C, UPR 288 CNRS - Ecole Centrale Paris (France); Graille, Benjamin [Laboratoire de Mathematiques d'Orsay, UMR 8628 CNRS - Universite Paris-Sud (France); Magin, Thierry E. [Aeronautics and Aerospace Department, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (Belgium)

2011-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

387

Process for operating equilibrium controlled reactions  

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A cyclic process for operating an equilibrium controlled reaction in a plurality of reactors containing an admixture of an adsorbent and a reaction catalyst suitable for performing the desired reaction which is operated in a predetermined timed sequence wherein the heating and cooling requirements in a moving reaction mass transfer zone within each reactor are provided by indirect heat exchange with a fluid capable of phase change at temperatures maintained in each reactor during sorpreaction, depressurization, purging and pressurization steps during each process cycle.

Nataraj, Shankar (Allentown, PA); Carvill, Brian Thomas (Orefield, PA); Hufton, Jeffrey Raymond (Fogelsville, PA); Mayorga, Steven Gerard (Allentown, PA); Gaffney, Thomas Richard (Allentown, PA); Brzozowski, Jeffrey Richard (Bethlehem, PA)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Introduction: General Landslide Studies  

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Highlights for several papers included in the general landslide session for the 3rd World Landslide Forum are presented. Topics range from early warning systems and modelling to geomorphology and solid waste...

Peter Bobrowsky; Yueping Yin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Shear viscosity and out of equilibrium dynamics  

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Using Grad's method, we calculate the entropy production and derive a formula for the second-order shear viscosity coefficient in a one-dimensionally expanding particle system, which can also be considered out of chemical equilibrium. For a one-dimensional expansion of gluon matter with Bjorken boost invariance, the shear tensor and the shear viscosity to entropy density ratio $\\eta/s$ are numerically calculated by an iterative and self-consistent prescription within the second-order Israel-Stewart hydrodynamics and by a microscopic parton cascade transport theory. Compared with $\\eta/s$ obtained using the Navier-Stokes approximation, the present result is about 20% larger at a QCD coupling $\\alpha_s \\sim 0.3$(with $\\eta/s\\approx 0.18$) and is a factor of 2-3 larger at a small coupling $\\alpha_s \\sim 0.01$. We demonstrate an agreement between the viscous hydrodynamic calculations and the microscopic transport results on $\\eta/s$, except when employing a small $\\alpha_s$. On the other hand, we demonstrate that for such small $\\alpha_s$, the gluon system is far from kinetic and chemical equilibrium, which indicates the break down of second-order hydrodynamics because of the strong noneqilibrium evolution. In addition, for large $\\alpha_s$ ($0.3-0.6$), the Israel-Stewart hydrodynamics formally breaks down at large momentum $p_T\\gtrsim 3$ GeV but is still a reasonably good approximation.

Andrej El; Zhe Xu; Carsten Greiner; Azwinndini Muronga

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

390

Non-equilibrium many body dynamics  

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This Riken BNL Research Center Symposium on Non-Equilibrium Many Body Physics was held on September 23-25, 1997 as part of the official opening ceremony of the Center at Brookhaven National Lab. A major objective of theoretical work at the center is to elaborate on the full spectrum of strong interaction physics based on QCD, including the physics of confinement and chiral symmetry breaking, the parton structure of hadrons and nuclei, and the phenomenology of ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions related to the up-coming experiments at RHIC. The opportunities and challenges of nuclear and particle physics in this area naturally involve aspects of the many body problem common to many other fields. The aim of this symposium was to find common theoretical threads in the area of non-equilibrium physics and modern transport theories. The program consisted of invited talks on a variety topics from the fields of atomic, condensed matter, plasma, astrophysics, cosmology, and chemistry, in addition to nuclear and particle physics. Separate abstracts have been indexed into the database for contributions to this workshop.

Creutz, M.; Gyulassy, M.

1997-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

391

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

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

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

2007-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

392

The equilibrium crystal shape of strontium titanate and its relationship to the grain boundary plane distribution  

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1 The equilibrium crystal shape of strontium titanate and its relationship to the grain crystal shape (ECS) of a model system, strontium titanate, is compared with the grain boundary plane distribution (GBPD) as a function of temperature. Strontium titanate has a pronounced surface energy anisotropy

Rohrer, Gregory S.

393

Fluid Phase Equilibria 218 (2004) 221228 Phase equilibrium in aqueous two-phase systems containing ethylene  

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ethylene oxide­propylene oxide block copolymers and dextran Eduardo dos Santos Tadaa, Watson Loha,1, Pedro equilibrium of aqueous two-phase systems containing the polysaccharide dextran and ethylene oxide (EO; Data; Dextran; Ethylene oxide­propylene oxide block copolymers; Gibbs energy; Thermodynamic modeling 1

Loh, Watson

394

Solving net constrained hydrothermal Nash-Cournot equilibrium problems via the  

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Solving net constrained hydrothermal Nash-Cournot equilibrium problems via the proximal decades, the electric power industry has experienced deregulation processes in most of the countries markets are presented. Bilevel optimization is proposed in [8, 15] to model a hydrothermal coordination

Solodov, Mikhail V.

395

Relative role of changes in CO? and climate to equilibrium responses of net primary production and carbon storage of the terrestrial biosphere  

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In a partial factorial model experiment, we used the Terrestrial Ecosystem Model (TEM, version 4.0) to assess the relative roles of changes in CO2, temperature, precipitation and cloudiness in equilibrium responses of ...

Xiao, Xiangming.; Melillo, Jerry M.; Kicklighter, David W.; McGuire, A. David.; Stone, Peter H.; Sokolov, Andrei P.

396

Cooperative Equilibrium Nash equilibrium (NE) assumes that players always make a  

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cooperative equilibrium (PCE). PCE may help explain players' behavior in games where cooper- ation is observed in practice. A player's payoff in a PCE is at least as high as in any NE. However, a PCE does not always exist. We thus consider -PCE, where takes into account the degree of cooperation; a PCE is a 0-PCE. Every

Halpern, Joseph Y.

397

General Thermodynamics  

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... principally in the Journal of the Franklin Institute. These ideas relate to a study of thermodynamics from what the author calls a generalized point of view, which concerns itself with ... from what the author calls a generalized point of view, which concerns itself with the thermodynamics of metastable states and irreversible processes as wall as with the stable states and reversible ...

R. W. HAYWOOD

1956-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

398

Right ventricular ejection fraction from equilibrium and first pass scintigraphic cardiac images  

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Radioactive 2 x 10 years Fig. 6. Generation and transition of Tc 11 2. Radiopharmaceuticals Radiopharmaceuticals or radioactive tracers generally consist of a radionuclide emit- ting 7-rays. They need to allow maximum information extraction... the contraction phase, is an important indicator of ventricular func- tion. Equilibrium images, in which the radiopharmaceutical is uniformly distributed throughout the blood pool, are routinely used to compute the left ventricular ejec- tion fraction...

Nakamura, Eiji

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

The Principle of Minimal Resistance in Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics  

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Analytical models describing the motion of colloidal particles in given velocity fields are presented. In addition to local approaches, leading to well known master equations such as the Langevin and the Fokker-Planck equations, a global description based on path integration is reviewed. This shows that under very broad conditions, during its evolution a dissipative system tends to minimize its energy dissipation in such a way to keep constant the Hamiltonian time rate, equal to the difference between the flux-based and the force-based Rayleigh dissipation functions. At steady state, the Hamiltonian time rate is maximized, leading to a minimum resistance principle. In the unsteady case, we consider the relaxation to equilibrium of harmonic oscillators and the motion of a Brownian particle in shear flow, obtaining results that coincide with the solution of the Fokker-Planck and the Langevin equations.

Mauri, Roberto

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Stabilization of beam-weibel instability by equilibrium density ripples  

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In this paper, we present an approach to achieve suppression/complete stabilization of the transverse electromagnetic beam Weibel instability in counter streaming electron beams by modifying the background plasma with an equilibrium density ripple, shorter than the skin depth; this weakening is more pronounced when thermal effects are included. On the basis of a linear two stream fluid model, it is shown that the growth rate of transverse electromagnetic instabilities can be reduced to zero value provided certain threshold values for ripple parameters are exceeded. We point out the relevance of the work to recent experimental investigations on sustained (long length) collimation of fast electron beams and integral beam transport for laser induced fast ignition schemes, where beam divergence is suppressed with the assistance of carbon nano-tubes.

Mishra, S. K., E-mail: nishfeb@gmail.com; Kaw, Predhiman; Das, A.; Sengupta, S. [Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar 382428 (India)] [Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar 382428 (India); Ravindra Kumar, G. [Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400005 (India)] [Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400005 (India)

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a general purpose subgrid wall boiling model from improved physical understanding for use in computational fluid dynamics  

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Advanced modeling capabilities were developed for application to subcooled flow boiling through this work. The target was to introduce, and demonstrate, all necessary mechanisms required to accurately predict the temperature ...

Gilman, Lindsey Anne

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics of Spacetime  

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It has previously been shown that the Einstein equation can be derived from the requirement that the Clausius relation dS = dQ/T hold for all local acceleration horizons through each spacetime point, where dS is one quarter the horizon area change in Planck units, and dQ and T are the energy flux across the horizon and Unruh temperature seen by an accelerating observer just inside the horizon. Here we show that a curvature correction to the entropy that is polynomial in the Ricci scalar requires a non-equilibrium treatment. The corresponding field equation is derived from the entropy balance relation dS =dQ/T+dS_i, where dS_i is a bulk viscosity entropy production term that we determine by imposing energy-momentum conservation. Entropy production can also be included in pure Einstein theory by allowing for shear viscosity of the horizon.

Christopher Eling; Raf Guedens; Ted Jacobson

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

The generalized second law of thermodynamics in generalized gravity theories  

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We investigate the generalized second law of thermodynamics (GSL) in generalized theories of gravity. We examine the total entropy evolution with time including the horizon entropy, the non-equilibrium entropy production, and the entropy of all matter, field and energy components. We derive a universal condition to protect the generalized second law and study its validity in different gravity theories. In Einstein gravity, (even in the phantom-dominated universe with a Schwarzschild black hole), Lovelock gravity, and braneworld gravity, we show that the condition to keep the GSL can always be satisfied. In $f(R)$ gravity and scalar-tensor gravity, the condition to protect the GSL can also hold because the gravity is always attractive and the effective Newton constant should be approximate constant satisfying the experimental bounds.

Shao-Feng Wu; Bin Wang; Guo-Hong Yang; Peng-Ming Zhang

2008-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

404

Exploration of the Equilibrium Operating Space For NSTX-Upgrade  

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This paper explores a range of high-performance equilibrium scenarios available in the NSTX-Upgrade device [J.E. Menard, submitted for publication to Nuclear Fusion]. NSTX-Upgrade is a substantial upgrade to the existing NSTX device [M. Ono, et al., Nuclear Fusion 40, 557 (2000)], with significantly higher toroidal field and solenoid capabilities, and three additional neutral beam sources with significantly larger current drive efficiency. Equilibria are computed with freeboundary TRANSP, allowing a self consistent calculation of the non-inductive current drive sources, the plasma equilibrium, and poloidal field coil current, using the realistic device geometry. The thermal profiles are taken from a variety of existing NSTX discharges, and different assumptions for the thermal confinement scalings are utilized. The no-wall and idealwall n=1 stability limits are computed with the DCON code. The central and minimum safety factors are quite sensitive to many parameters: they generally increases with large outer plasmawall gaps and higher density, but can have either trend with the confinement enhancement factor. In scenarios with strong central beam current drive, the inclusion of non-classical fast ion diffusion raises qmin, decreases the pressure peaking, and generally improves the global stability, at the expense of a reduction in the non-inductive current drive fraction; cases with less beam current drive are largely insensitive to additional fast ion diffusion. The non-inductive current level is quite sensitive to the underlying confinement and profile assumptions. For instance, for BT=1.0 T and Pinj=12.6 MW, the non-inductive current level varies from 875 kA with ITER-98y,2 thermal confinement scaling and narrow thermal profiles to 1325 kA for an ST specific scaling expression and broad profiles. This sensitivity should facilitate the determination of the correct scaling of transport with current and field to use for future fully non-inductive ST devices. Scenarios are presented which can be sustained for 8-10 seconds, or (20-30)?CR, at ?N=3.8-4.5, facilitating, for instance, the study of disruption avoidance for very long pulse. Scenarios have been documented which can operate with ?T~25% and equilibrated qmin>1. The value of qmin can be controlled at either fixed non-inductive fraction of 100% or fixed plasma current, by varying which beam sources are used, opening the possibility for feedback qmin control. In terms of quantities like collisionality, neutron emission, non-inductive fraction, or stored energy, these scenarios represent a significant performance extension compared to NSTX and other present spherical torii.

S.P. Gerhardt, R. Andre and J.E. Menard

2012-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

405

Extraction of Equilibrium Energy and Kinetic Parameters from...  

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Investigator for the Extraction of Equilibrium Energy and Kinetic Parameters from Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy Data. LLNL BES Programs Highlight Extraction of...

406

High-Frequency Conductivity of a Plasma in Quasi-Equilibrium. II. Effect of a Uniform Magnetic Field  

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A general expression for high-frequency conductivity is derived to include the effect of an external magnetic field. The limit of large ion mass is also discussed. For the special case that the unperturbed plasma is in thermodynamic equilibrium, the result obtained in the present paper reduces immediately to that previously discussed by Oberman and Shure.

Ching-Sheng Wu

1965-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

407

11s EEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, VOL. AC-30, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 1985 An Equilibrium Theory for Multiperson  

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on teams which use a common probability space. Consider a static team decision problem, formulated develops an equilibrium theory for two-person two-criteriastocbastic decisionproblems with static process, the objective functionalsare quadratic, and the decision spaces are general inner-product spaces

Ba?ar, Tamer

408

Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies |  

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Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Agency/Company /Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute Sector: Energy Focus Area: Biomass Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Co-benefits assessment, - Macroeconomic, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Software/modeling tools, Publications, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01018.pdf RelatedTo: Modeling International Relationships in Applied General Equilibrium (MIRAGE) Modeling the Global Trade and Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Policies Screenshot

409

Chapter 9. Chemical Equilibrium 9.1 The Nature of Chemical Equilibrium  

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equation for this process is 2 Cl2(g) + 2 HgO(s) + H2O(l) HgO?HgCl2(s) + 2 HOCl(aq) Write the equilibrium) CO(g) + 0.5 O2(g) CO2(g) #12;Law of Mass Action for Reactions in Solution #12;Example 9.2 · Household laundry bleach is a solution of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) prepared by adding gaseous Cl2 to a solution

Ihee, Hyotcherl

410

Energy shift and Casimir-Polder force for an atom out of thermal equilibrium near a dielectric substrate  

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We study the energy shift and the Casimir-Polder force of an atom out of thermal equilibrium near the surface of a dielectric substrate. We first generalize, adopting the local source hypothesis, the formalism proposed by Dalibard, Dupont-Roc and Cohen-Tannoudji, which separates the contributions of thermal fluctuations and radiation reaction to the energy shift and allows a distinct treatment to atoms in the ground and excited states, to the case out of thermal equilibrium, and then use the generalized formalism to calculate the energy shift and the Casimir-Polder force of an isotropically polarizable neutral atom. We identify the effects of the thermal fluctuations that originate from the substrate and the environment and discuss in detail how the Casimir-Polder force out of thermal equilibrium behaves in three different distance regions in both the low-temperature limit and the high-temperature limit for both the ground-state and excited-state atoms, with special attention devoted to the new features as opposed to thermal equilibrium. In particular, we recover the new behavior of the atom-wall force out of thermal equilibrium at large distances in the low temperature limit recently found in a different theoretical framework and furthermore we give a concrete region where this behavior holds.

Wenting Zhou; Hongwei Yu

2014-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

411

Chapter Eight - Intrinsically Disordered ProteinsRelation to General Model Expressing the Active Role of the Water Environment  

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Abstract This work discusses the role of unstructured polypeptide chain fragments in shaping the protein's hydrophobic core. Based on the fuzzy oil drop model, which assumes an idealized distribution of hydrophobicity density described by the 3D Gaussian, we can determine which fragments make up the core and pinpoint residues whose location conflicts with theoretical predictions. We show that the structural influence of the water environment determines the positions of disordered fragments, leading to the formation of a hydrophobic core overlaid by a hydrophilic mantle. This phenomenon is further described by studying selected proteins which are known to be unstable and contain intrinsically disordered fragments. Their properties are established quantitatively, explaining the causative relation between the protein's structure and function and facilitating further comparative analyses of various structural models.

Barbara Kalinowska; Mateusz Banach; Leszek Konieczny; Damian Marchewka; Irena Roterman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Generalized Batchelor functions of isotropic turbulence  

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We generalize Batchelor's parameterization of the autocorrelation functions of isotropic turbulence in a form involving a product expansion with multiple small scales. The richer small scale structure acquired this way, compared to the usual Batchelor function, is necessary so that the associated energy spectrum approximate well actual spectra in the universal equilibrium range. We propose that the generalized function provides an approximation of arbitrary accuracy for actual spectra of isotropic turbulence over the universal equilibrium range. The degree of accuracy depends on the number of higher moments which are determinable and it is reflected in the number of small scales involved. The energy spectrum of the generalized function is derived, and for the case of two small scales is compared with data from high-resolution direct numerical simulations. We show that the compensated spectra (which illustrate the bottleneck effect) and dissipation spectra are encapsulated excellently, in accordance with our p...

Gravanis, Elias

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized SAFT-DFT/DMT Model for the Thermodynamic, Interfacial, and Transport Properties of Associating Fluids:? Application for n-Alkanols  

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Generalized SAFT-DFT/DMT Model for the Thermodynamic, Interfacial, and Transport Properties of Associating Fluids:? Application for n-Alkanols ... We have developed a global crossover (GC) statistical associating fluid theory (SAFT) equation of state (EOS) for associating fluids that incorporates nonanalytic scaling laws in the critical region and in the limit of low densities, ? ? 0, is transformed into the ideal-gas equation EOS. ... Unlike the crossover SAFT EOS developed earlier, the new GC SAFT EOS contains a so-called kernel term and reproduces the asymptotic scaling behavior of the isochoric heat capacity in the one- and two-phase regions. ...

S. B. Kiselev; J. F. Ely; I. M. Abdulagatov; M. L. Huber

2005-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

414

Influence of Electron-Impact Multiple Ionization on Equilibrium and Dynamic Charge State Distributions: A Case Study Using Iron  

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We describe the influence of electron-impact multiple ionization (EIMI) on the ionization balance of collisionally ionized plasmas. We are unaware of any previous ionization balance calculations that have included EIMI, which is usually assumed to be unimportant. Here, we incorporate EIMI cross-section data into calculations of both equilibrium and non-equilibrium charge-state distributions (CSDs). For equilibrium CSDs, we find that EIMI has only a small effect and can usually be ignored. However, for non-equilibrium plasmas the influence of EIMI can be important. In particular, we find that for plasmas in which the temperature oscillates there are significant differences in the CSD when including versus neglecting EIMI. These results have implications for modeling and spectroscopy of impulsively heated plasmas, such as nanoflare heating of the solar corona.

Hahn, Michael

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Singularities of Generalized Parton Distributions  

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Progress of recent work on modeling generalized parton distributions is given. Special attention was paid to study of their singularities structure.

Radyushkin, Anatoly V. [JLAB, Old Dominion U.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

A Global Climatology of Albedo, Roughness Length and Stomatal Resistance for Atmospheric General Circulation Models as Represented by the Simple Biosphere Model (SiB)  

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Components of the Simple Biosphere Model (SiB) of Sellers et al. were used to generate global monthly fields of surface albedo (0.44.0 ?m), roughness length and minimum surface (stomatal) resistance.

J. L. Dorman; P. J. Sellers

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium and David Levinson2  

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Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium Lei Zhang1 and David Levinson2 1. Ph.D. Candidate M. Levinson (2005) Pricing, Investment, and Network Equilibrium (05-0943) presented at 84th Annual rapidly emerging innovative road pricing and investment principles, the development of a long run network

Levinson, David M.

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Phase-field investigation on the non-equilibrium interface dynamics of rapid alloy solidification  

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The research program reported here is focused on critical issues that represent conspicuous gaps in current understanding of rapid solidification, limiting our ability to predict and control microstructural evolution (i.e. morphological dynamics and microsegregation) at high undercooling, where conditions depart significantly from local equilibrium. More specifically, through careful application of phase-field modeling, using appropriate thin-interface and anti-trapping corrections and addressing important details such as transient effects and a velocity-dependent (i.e. adaptive) numerics, the current analysis provides a reasonable simulation-based picture of non-equilibrium solute partitioning and the corresponding oscillatory dynamics associated with single-phase rapid solidification and show that this method is a suitable means for a self-consistent simulation of transient behavior and operating point selection under rapid growth conditions. Moving beyond the limitations of conventional theoretical/analytical treatments of non-equilibrium solute partitioning, these results serve to substantiate recent experimental findings and analytical treatments for single-phase rapid solidification. The departure from the equilibrium solid concentration at the solid-liquid interface was often observed during rapid solidification, and the energetic associated non-equilibrium solute partitioning has been treated in detail, providing possible ranges of interface concentrations for a given growth condition. Use of these treatments for analytical description of specific single-phase dendritic and cellular operating point selection, however, requires a model for solute partitioning under a given set of growth conditions. Therefore, analytical solute trapping models which describe the chemical partitioning as a function of steady state interface velocities have been developed and widely utilized in most of the theoretical investigations of rapid solidification. However, these solute trapping models are not rigorously verified due to the difficulty in experimentally measuring under rapid growth conditions. Moreover, since these solute trapping models include kinetic parameters which are difficult to directly measure from experiments, application of the solute trapping models or the associated analytic rapid solidification model is limited. These theoretical models for steady state rapid solidification which incorporate the solute trapping models do not describe the interdependency of solute diffusion, interface kinetics, and alloy thermodynamics. The phase-field approach allows calculating, spontaneously, the non-equilibrium growth effects of alloys and the associated time-dependent growth dynamics, without making the assumptions that solute partitioning is an explicit function of velocity, as is the current convention. In the research described here, by utilizing the phase-field model in the thin-interface limit, incorporating the anti-trapping current term, more quantitatively valid interface kinetics and solute diffusion across the interface are calculated. In order to sufficiently resolve the physical length scales (i.e. interface thickness and diffusion boundary length), grid spacings are continually adjusted in calculations. The full trajectories of transient planar growth dynamics under rapid directional solidification conditions with different pulling velocities are described. As a validation of a model, the predicted steady state conditions are consistent with the analytic approach for rapid growth. It was confirmed that rapid interface dynamics exhibits the abrupt acceleration of the planar front when the effect of the non-equilibrium solute partitioning at the interface becomes signi ficant. This is consistent with the previous linear stability analysis for the non-equilibrium interface dynamics. With an appropriate growth condition, the continuous oscillation dynamics was able to be simulated using continually adjusting grid spacings. This oscillatory dynamics including instantaneous jump of interface velocities are consistent

Choi, Jeong

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

420

On testing the significance of atmospheric response to smoke from the Kuwaiti oil fires using the Los Alamos general circulation model  

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The response of the Los Alamos atmospheric general circulation model to the smoke from the Kuwaiti oil fires set in 1991 is examined. The model has an interactive soot transport module that uses a Lagrangian tracer particle scheme. The statistical significance of the results is evaluated using a methodology based on the classic Student`s t test. Among various estimated smoke emission rates and associated visible absorption coefficients, the worst- and best-case scenarios are selected. In each of the scenarios, an ensemble of 10, 30-day June simulations are conducted with the smoke, and are compared to the same 10 June simulations without the smoke. The results of the worst-case scenario show that a statistically significant wave train pattern propagates eastward-poleward downstream from the source. The signals favorably compare with the observed climate anomalies in summer 1991, albeit some possible El Nino-Southern Oscillation effects were involved in the actual climate. The results of the best-case (i.e., least-impact) scenario show that the significance is rather small but that its general pattern is quite similar to that in the worst-case scenario. 24 refs., 5 figs.

Chih-Yue Jim Kao; Glatzmaier, G.A.; Malone, R.C. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

1994-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Bayesian derivation of plasma equilibrium distribution function for tokamak scenarios and the associated Landau collision operator  

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A class of parametric distribution functions has been proposed in [C.DiTroia, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion,54,2012] as equilibrium distribution functions (EDFs) for charged particles in fusion plasmas, representing supra-thermal particles in anisotropic equilibria for Neutral Beam Injection, Ion Cyclotron Heating scenarios. Moreover, the EDFs can also represent nearly isotropic equilibria for Slowing-Down $alpha$ particles and core thermal plasma populations. These EDFs depend on constants of motion (COMs). Assuming an axisymmetric system with no equilibrium electric field, the EDF depends on the toroidal canonical momentum $P_\\phi$, the kinetic energy $w$ and the magnetic moment \\mu. In the present work, the EDFs are obtained from first principles and general hypothesis. The derivation is probabilistic and makes use of the Bayes' Theorem. The bayesian argument allows us to describe how far from the prior probability distribution function (pdf), e.g. Maxwellian, the plasma is, based on the information...

Di Troia, Claudio

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

CALIBRATION OF EQUILIBRIUM TIDE THEORY FOR EXTRASOLAR PLANET SYSTEMS. II  

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We present a new empirical calibration of equilibrium tidal theory for extrasolar planet systems, extending a prior study by incorporating detailed physical models for the internal structure of planets and host stars. The resulting strength of the stellar tide produces a coupling that is strong enough to reorient the spins of some host stars without causing catastrophic orbital evolution, thereby potentially explaining the observed trend in alignment between stellar spin and planetary orbital angular momentum. By isolating the sample whose spins should not have been altered in this model, we also show evidence for two different processes that contribute to the population of planets with short orbital periods. We apply our results to estimate the remaining lifetimes for short-period planets, examine the survival of planets around evolving stars, and determine the limits for circularization of planets with highly eccentric orbits. Our analysis suggests that the survival of circularized planets is strongly affected by the amount of heat dissipated, which is often large enough to lead to runaway orbital inflation and Roche lobe overflow.

Hansen, Brad M. S., E-mail: hansen@astro.ucla.edu [Department of Physics and Astronomy and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (United States)

2012-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

423

Equilibrium adsorption of multicomponent gas mixtures at elevated pressures  

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

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

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets  

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in Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Markets, RAND JournalBehavior in a Competitive Electricity Market, InternationalMarket Power in Electricity Markets: Beyond Concentration

Bushnell, Jim B; Ishii, Jun

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

SolidLiquidVapor Equilibrium Models for Cryogenic Biogas Upgrading  

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In cryogenic upgrading processes involving dry ice formation, accurate predictions of solidliquid, solidvapor, and solidliquidvapor equilibria are fundamental for a correct design of the heat exchanger surface in order to achieve the desired biomethane purity. ... Moreover, the liquefied biogas production process, particularly interesting for cryogenic upgrading processes due to the low temperature of the obtained biomethane, requires an accurate knowledge of carbon dioxide solubility in liquid methane to avoid solid deposition. ... For some applications demanding a high energy content gas, namely vehicle fuels and injection in the natural gas grid, the biogas has to be upgraded into biomethane. ...

Mauro Riva; Marco Campestrini; Joseph Toubassy; Denis Clodic; Paolo Stringari

2014-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

426

A general mechanism for producing scale-invariant perturbations and small non-Gaussianity in ekpyrotic models  

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We explore a new type of entropic mechanism for generating density perturbations in a contracting phase in which there are two scalar fields, but only one has a steep negative potential. This first field dominates the energy density and is the source of the ekpyrotic equation of state. The second field has a negligible potential, but its kinetic energy density is coupled to the first field with a non-linear sigma-model type interaction. We show that for any ekpyrotic equation of state it is possible to choose the potential and the kinetic coupling such that exactly scale-invariant (or nearly scale-invariant) entropy perturbations are produced. The corresponding background solutions are stable, and the bispectrum of the entropy perturbations vanishes as no non-Gaussianity is produced during the ekpyrotic phase. Hence, the only contribution to non-Gaussianity comes from the non-linearity of the conversion process during which entropic perturbations are turned into adiabatic ones, resulting in a local non-Gaussianity parameter $f_{NL} \\sim 5$.

Anna Ijjas; Jean-Luc Lehners; Paul J. Steinhardt

2014-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

427

Heavy quark diffusion in pre-equilibrium stage of heavy ion collisions  

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The drag and diffusion coefficients of the heavy quarks have been evaluated in the pre-equilibrium phase which is expected to be formed in the early stages of the evolving fire ball produced in heavy ion collisions at RHIC and LHC energies. The interaction of the probe with the gluon in the pre-equilibrium phase has been treated within the framework of perturbative QCD. For the pre-equilibrium gluon distribution function we have used the KLN and Classical Yang Mills(CYM) models. It is observed that the magnitude of both the transport coefficients have significant values in the pre-equilibrium phase and comparable to the magnitudes obtained for kinetically equilibrated gluonic system. However, these values are larger than the value estimated for a chemically equilibrated quark gluon plasma. The results may have significant impact on the experimental observable like the suppression and elliptic flow of single electron spectra originating from the decays of heavy mesons produced in heavy ion collisions at RHIC a...

Das, Santosh K; Mazumder, Surasree; Greco, Vincenzo; Alam, Jan-e

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An integrated assessment of air pollutant abatement opportunities in a computable general equilibrium framework  

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Air pollution and anthropogenic greenhouse gas emission reduction policies are desirable to reduce smog, tropospheric concentrations of ozone precursors, acid rain, and other adverse effects on human health, the environment, ...

Waugh, C. (Caleb Joseph)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing: A General Equilibrium Approach with Micro-Data for Households  

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Many policies to limit greenhouse gas emissions have at their core efforts to put a price on carbon emissions. Carbon pricing impacts households both by raising the cost of carbon intensive products and by changing factor ...

Rausch, Sebastian

430

Prospects for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles in the United States: A General Equilibrium Analysis  

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for internal combustion engine (ICE)-only vehicles. Engineering cost estimates for the PHEV, as well Engineering ABSTRACT The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) could significantly contribute to reductions, depending on the cost-competitiveness of the vehicle, the relative cost of refined fuels and electricity

431

Electricity generation and emissions reduction decisions under uncertainty : a general equilibrium analysis  

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The electric power sector, which accounts for approximately 40% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, will be a critical component of any policy the U.S. government pursues to confront climate change. In the context of uncertainty ...

Morris, Jennifer F. (Jennifer Faye)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Electricity Generation and Emissions Reduction Decisions under Policy Uncertainty: A General Equilibrium Analysis  

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The electric power sector, which accounts for approximately 40% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, will be a critical component of any policy the U.S. government pursues to confront climate change. In the context of uncertainty ...

Morris, J.

433

The Prospects for Coal-To-Liquid Conversion: A General Equilibrium Analysis  

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We investigate the economics of coal-to-liquid (CTL) conversion, a polygeneration technology that produces liquid fuels, chemicals, and electricity by coal gasification and Fischer-Tropsch process. CTL is more expensive ...

Chen, Y.-H. Henry

434

Inspector General  

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Office of the Under Secretary for Nuclear Security Edward B. Held (Acting) Under Secretary for Nuclear Security DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of the Under Secretary for Management & Performance Vacant Under Secretary for Management and Performance Office of the Under Secretary for Science & Energy Vacant Under Secretary for Science and Energy Southwestern Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration Western Area Power Administration Southeastern Power Administration U.S. Energy Information Administration Loan Programs Office Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy General Counsel Assistant Secretary for Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs Chief Human Capital Officer

435

Use of ARM observations and numerical models to determine radiative and latent heating profiles of mesoscale convective systems for general circulation models  

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We examined cloud radar data in monsoon climates, using cloud radars at Darwin in the Australian monsoon, on a ship in the Bay of Bengal in the South Asian monsoon, and at Niamey in the West African monsoon. We followed on with a more in-depth study of the continental MCSs over West Africa. We investigated whether the West African anvil clouds connected with squall line MCSs passing over the Niamey ARM site could be simulated in a numerical model by comparing the observed anvil clouds to anvil structures generated by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) mesoscale model at high resolution using six different ice-phase microphysical schemes. We carried out further simulations with a cloud-resolving model forced by sounding network budgets over the Niamey region and over the northern Australian region. We have devoted some of the effort of this project to examining how well satellite data can determine the global breadth of the anvil cloud measurements obtained at the ARM ground sites. We next considered whether satellite data could be objectively analyzed to so that their large global measurement sets can be systematically related to the ARM measurements. Further differences were detailed between the land and ocean MCS anvil clouds by examining the interior structure of the anvils with the satellite-detected the CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar (CPR). The satellite survey of anvil clouds in the Indo-Pacific region was continued to determine the role of MCSs in producing the cloud pattern associated with the MJO.

Houze, Jr., Robert A. [University of Washington Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanism of Interaction Between the General Anesthetic Halothane and a Model Ion Channel Protein, I: Structural Investigations via X-Ray Reflectivity from Langmuir Monolayers  

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We previously reported the synthesis and structural characterization of a model membrane protein comprised of an amphiphilic 4-helix bundle peptide with a hydrophobic domain based on a synthetic ion channel and a hydrophilic domain with designed cavities for binding the general anesthetic halothane. In this work, we synthesized an improved version of this halothane-binding amphiphilic peptide with only a single cavity and an otherwise identical control peptide with no such cavity, and applied x-ray reflectivity to monolayers of these peptides to probe the distribution of halothane along the length of the core of the 4-helix bundle as a function of the concentration of halothane. At the moderate concentrations achieved in this study, approximately three molecules of halothane were found to be localized within a broad symmetric unimodal distribution centered about the designed cavity. At the lowest concentration achieved, of approximately one molecule per bundle, the halothane distribution became narrower and more peaked due to a component of {approx}19Angstroms width centered about the designed cavity. At higher concentrations, approximately six to seven molecules were found to be uniformly distributed along the length of the bundle, corresponding to approximately one molecule per heptad. Monolayers of the control peptide showed only the latter behavior, namely a uniform distribution along the length of the bundle irrespective of the halothane concentration over this range. The results provide insight into the nature of such weak binding when the dissociation constant is in the mM regime, relevant for clinical applications of anesthesia. They also demonstrate the suitability of both the model system and the experimental technique for additional work on the mechanism of general anesthesia, some of it presented in the companion parts II and III under this title.

Strzalka, J.; Liu, J; Tronin, A; Churbanova, I; Johansson, J; Blasie, J

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Modeling the Distribution of Sulfur Compounds in a Large Two Stroke Diesel Engine  

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Modeling the Distribution of Sulfur Compounds in a Large Two Stroke Diesel Engine ... The model is formulated in MATLAB and applies the open source software CANTERA(10, 11) that is efficiently used to integrate chemical reaction rates, computing general chemical equilibrium and thermodynamic gas properties. ... The trapped cylinder gas at the time where compression starts is a mixture of fresh air and residual gas products from the previous engine cycle. ...

Rasmus Cordtz; Jesper Schramm; Anders Andreasen; Svend S. Eskildsen; Stefan Mayer

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

General Category  

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Sunrise and Sunset Visual Differences Sunrise and Sunset Visual Differences Name: Joey Status: other Grade: other Country: Canada Date: Spring 2012 Question: It seems that sunrise and sunset don't look symmetric. I mean that sunsets tend to have much redder skies and sunrise is usually a bit gloomier. If you see a picture, many times you can tell if its sunrise or sunset, even though I would think they should like identical, except that the sun is either going up or going down. Why do they not appear the same but in reverse? Replies: Funny you should ask as a paper just arrived which is sure to have the answer and I will read it now....... OK, the morning sky, and the sky in general, is blue due to Rayleigh scattering [which affects short wavelengths the most] of the sun light by air molecules and other microscopic particles.

439

Treatment and Analysis of Equilibrium Data by Computers  

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Although both graphical and numerical procedures may be used to analyze equilibrium data, high speed computation has given an enormous impetus to the development of numerical methods, and many computer program...

A. Vacca

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Statistical mechanics of temporary polymer networks I. The equilibrium theory  

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In part I of this work (the present article) the equilibrium state of temporary polymer networks is treated in the framework of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. The network is described as an open sys...

R. Takserman-Krozer; E. Krner

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Phase-equilibrium-mediated assembly of colloidal nanoparticles  

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Colloidal dispersion of nanoparticles (CNPs) has interesting properties both in terms of fundamental studies and industrials applications. Particular focus on the phase equilibrium and separation dynamics of CNPs has been ...

Kwon, Seok Joon

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Land-atmosphere interaction and radiative-convective equilibrium  

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I present work on several topics related to land-atmosphere interaction and radiative-convective equilibrium: the first two research chapters invoke ideas related to land-atmosphere interaction to better understand ...

Cronin, Timothy (Timothy Wallace)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Thermal equilibrium theory of periodically focused charged-particle beams  

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A thermal equilibrium theory of periodically focused charged-particle beams is presented in the framework of both warm-fluid and kinetic descriptions. In particular, the thermal beam equilibria are discussed for paraxial ...

Samokhvalova, Ksenia R

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

The Thermodynamics Laws from The Law of Stable Equilibrium  

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The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics and the Two Property Rule are derived from the Law of Stable Equilibrium. The treatment is simpler ... Haywood (2). It is aimed at thermodynamics courses for engineerin...

P. H. Brazier

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

RadiativeConvective Equilibrium over a Land Surface  

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Radiativeconvective equilibrium (RCE) describes an idealized state of the atmosphere in which the vertical temperature profile is determined by a balance between radiative and convective fluxes. While RCE has been applied extensively over oceans, ...

Nicolas Rochetin; Benjamin R. Lintner; Kirsten L. Findell; Adam H. Sobel; Pierre Gentine

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

An Artificial Neural Network Approach to the Solution of Molecular Chemical Equilibrium  

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A novel approach is presented for the solution of instantaneous chemical equilibrium problems. The chemical equilibrium can be considered, due to its intrinsically local character, as a mapping of the three-dimensional parameter space spanned by the temperature, hydrogen density and electron density into many one-dimensional spaces representing the number density of each species. We take advantage of the ability of artificial neural networks to approximate non-linear functions and construct neural networks for the fast and efficient solution of the chemical equilibrium problem in typical stellar atmosphere physical conditions. The neural network approach has the advantage of providing an analytic function, which can be rapidly evaluated. The networks are trained with a learning set (that covers the entire parameter space) until a relative error below 1% is reached. It has been verified that the networks are not overtrained by using an additional verification set. The networks are then applied to a snapshot of realistic three-dimensional convection simulations of the solar atmosphere showing good generalization properties.

A. Asensio Ramos; H. Socas-Navarro

2005-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

447

GENERALIZED CALIBRATION  

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work is done using NIR-spectra for gasoline and wheat. Keywords Calibration, NIR spectroscopy, linear;5 Contents 1 Introduction 9 2 Gasoline example 11 2.1 Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 4.1.1 Model selection by cross-validation . . . . . . . . . . 26 4.2 MLLS applied to gasoline

448

Solvent Isotope-Induced Equilibrium Perturbation for Isocitrate Lyase  

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Solvent Isotope-Induced Equilibrium Perturbation for Isocitrate Lyase ... Solvent isotopic composition can influence both the rates of enzyme-catalyzed reactions (solvent kinetic isotope effects) and, in the case of solvent-derived deuterium incorporation into nonexchangeable CH bonds in products, solvent equilibrium isotope effects. ... In this study, we report the solvent isotope-induced transient change in the concentration and isotopic composition of the reactants. ...

Christine E. Quartararo; Timin Hadi; Sean M. Cahill; John S. Blanchard

2013-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

449

Decoherence of spin-deformed bosonic model  

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The decoherence rate and some parameters affecting it are investigated for the generalized spin-boson model. We consider the spin-bosonic model when the bosonic environment is modeled by the deformed harmonic oscillators. We show that the state of the environment approaches a non-linear coherent state. Then, we obtain the decoherence rate of a two-level system which is in contact with a deformed bosonic environment which is either in thermal equilibrium or in the ground state. By using some recent realization of f-deformed oscillators, we show that some physical parameters strongly affect the decoherence rate of a two-level system. -- Highlights: Decoherence of the generalized spin-boson model is considered. In this model the environment consists of f-oscillators. Via the interaction, the state of the environment approaches non-linear coherent states. Effective parameters on decoherence are considered.

Dehdashti, Sh., E-mail: shahram.dehdashti@gmail.com [Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib St., Isfahan 81746-73441 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Mahdifar, A., E-mail: mahdifar_a@sci.sku.ac.ir [Science Department, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Bagheri Harouni, M., E-mail: m-bagheri@phys.ui.ac.ir [Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib St., Isfahan 81746-73441 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Quantum Optics Group, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, HezarJerib St., Isfahan 81746-73441 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Roknizadeh, R., E-mail: rokni@sci.ui.ac.ir [Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib St., Isfahan 81746-73441 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Quantum Optics Group, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, HezarJerib St., Isfahan 81746-73441 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2013-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

450

Coriolis emf as the real generator of solar magnetic field and a new model of the reversal of the general solar magnetic field  

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Generation of general solar magnetic field as proposed by Cowling (1945, 1953) and Drobyshevski (1977) from the Coriolis emf is reconsidered and a new mechanism of the reversal of teh general solar magnetic fi...

L. Manihar Singh; L. Randhoni Devi

451

Recent Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies of the Adsorption of Gases and  

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Thermodynamic theories of adsorption equilibrium in micropores are discussed with special reference to the osmotic theory of adsorption, based on the vacancy solution model, and to the analogy between adsorption and osmotic equilibria. A thermal adsorption equation is derived, and its special cases are discussed, thus giving a quantitative description of adsorption on microporous adsorbents over a wide range of pressure and temperature. New methods of investigating the kinetics of vapour adsorption on microporous adsorbents and of describing the process theoretically by the bipore model are reviewed. Good agreement between experiment and theory is obtained. 40 references.

M M Dubinin

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of an equilibrium phase transition on multiphase transport in relativistic heavy ion collisions  

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The hadronization scheme for parton transport in relativistic heavy ion collisions is considered in detail. It is pointed out that the traditional scheme for particles being freezed out one by one leads to serious problem on unreasonable long lifetime of partons. A collective phase transition following a supercooling is implemented in a simple way. It turns out that the modified model with a sudden phase transition is able to reproduce the experimental longitudinal distributions of final state particles better than the original one does. The encouraging results indicate that equilibrium phase transition should be taken into proper account in parton transport models for relativistic heavy ion collisions.

Yu Meiling; Du Jiaxin; Liu Lianshou

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium ultrastable glasses produced by random pinning  

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Ultrastable glasses have risen to prominence due to their potentially useful material properties and the tantalizing possibility of a general method of preparation via vapor deposition. Despite the importance of this novel class of amorphous materials, numerical studies have been scarce because achieving ultrastability in atomistic simulations is an enormous challenge. Here we bypass this difficulty and establish that randomly pinning the position of a small fraction of particles inside an equilibrated supercooled liquid generates ultrastable configurations at essentially no numerical cost, while avoiding undesired structural changes due to the preparation protocol. Building on the analogy with vapor-deposited ultrastable glasses, we study the melting kinetics of these configurations following a sudden temperature jump into the liquid phase. In homogeneous geometries, we find that enhanced kinetic stability is accompanied by large scale dynamic heterogeneity, while a competition between homogeneous and heterogeneous melting is observed when a liquid boundary invades the glass at constant velocity. Our work demonstrates the feasibility of large-scale, atomistically resolved, and experimentally relevant simulations of the kinetics of ultrastable glasses.

Glen M Hocky; Ludovic Berthier; David R. Reichman

2014-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of gravitational screens  

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We study the Einstein gravity equations projected on a timelike surface, which represents the time evolution of what we call a gravitational screen. We show that such a screen possesses a surface tension and an internal energy, and that the Einstein equations reduce to the thermodynamic equations of a viscous bubble. We also provide a complete dictionary between gravitational and thermodynamical variables. In the non-viscous cases there are three thermodynamic equations which characterise a bubble dynamics: These are the first law, the Marangoni flow equation and the Young-Laplace equation. In all three equations the surface tension plays a central role: In the first law it appears as a work term per unit area, in the Marangoni flow its gradient drives a force, and in the Young-Laplace equation it contributes to a pressure proportional to the surface curvature. The gravity equations appear as a natural generalization of these bubble equations when the bubble itself is viscous and dynamical. In particular, it shows that the mechanism of entropy production for the viscous bubble is mapped onto the production of gravitational waves. We also review the relationship between surface tension and temperature, and discuss the usual black-hole thermodynamics from this point of view.

Laurent Freidel; Yuki Yokokura

2014-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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The zeroth law of thermodynamics and volume-preserving conservative system in equilibrium with stochastic damping  

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Abstract We propose a mathematical formulation of the zeroth law of thermodynamics and develop a stochastic dynamical theory, with a consistent irreversible thermodynamics, for systems possessing sustained conservative stationary current in phase space while in equilibrium with a heat bath. The theory generalizes underdamped mechanical equilibrium: d x = g d t + { ? D ? ? d t + 2 D d B ( t ) } , with ? ? g = 0 and { ? } respectively representing phase-volume preserving dynamics and stochastic damping. The zeroth law implies stationary distribution u s s ( x ) = e ? ? ( x ) . We find an orthogonality ? ? ? g = 0 as a hallmark of the system. Stochastic thermodynamics based on time reversal ( t , ? , g ) ? ( ? t , ? , ? g ) is formulated: entropy production e p # ( t ) = ? d F ( t ) / d t ; generalized heat h d # ( t ) = ? d U ( t ) / d t , U ( t ) = ? R n ? ( x ) u ( x , t ) d x being internal energy, and free energy F ( t ) = U ( t ) + ? R n u ( x , t ) ln u ( x , t ) d x never increases. Entropy follows d S d t = e p # ? h d # . Our formulation is shown to be consistent with an earlier theory of P. Ao. Its contradistinctions to other theories, potential-flux decomposition, stochastic Hamiltonian system with even and odd variables, KleinKramers equation, FreidlinWentzell?s theory, and GENERIC, are discussed.

Hong Qian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heavy-ion collisions with non-equilibrium Dirac-Brueckner mean fields  

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The influence of realistic interactions on the reaction dynamics in intermediate energy heavy-ion collisions is investigated. The mean field in relativistic transport calculations is derived from microscopic Dirac-Brueckner (DB) self-energies, taking non-equilibrium effects, in particular the anisotropy of the local phase space configurations, into account. Thus this approach goes beyond the local density approximation. A detailed analysis of various in-plane and out-of-plane flow observables is presented for Au on Au reactions at incident energies ranging from 250 to 800 A MeV and the results are compared to recent measurements of the FOPI Collaboration. An overall good agreement with in-plane flow data and a reasonable description of the out-of-plane emission is achieved. For these results the intrinsic momentum dependence of the non-equilibrium mean fields is important. On the other hand, the local density approximation with the same underlying DB forces as well as a standard non-linear version of the ?? model are less successful in describing the present data. This gives evidence of the applicability of self-energies derived from the DB approach to nuclear matter also far from saturation and equilibrium.

T. Gaitanos; C. Fuchs; H.H. Wolter

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Practical stability assessment of distributed synchronous generators under variations in the system equilibrium conditions  

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Abstract This paper proposes a method to assess the practical stability of power distribution systems with synchronous generators subject to changes in the system equilibrium conditions due to fast varying loads. The concept of practical stability deals with two known state-space regions ?1 (which contains all the initial conditions reflecting the perturbations at which the system is subject during its operation) and ?2 (which represents the operating security region of the power distribution system) satisfying ?1??2. The practical stability problem and the focus of this paper is to determine under which conditions the system trajectories will be confined into a security region of operation for a certain time interval of interest, as the equilibrium point of the model changes. This study was carried out using a mathematical model of the distribution system with synchronous generators in the form of a switched affine system. This proposed model is capable of describing the system behavior over a certain period within which changes on the equilibrium conditions of the system can occur. Sufficient conditions for the power distribution system with synchronous generators described as a switched affine system to be practically stable with respect to its operating security region ?2 are given in the form of matrix inequalities constraints. The results, obtained for the model of a cogeneration plant of 10MW added to a distribution network constituted by a feeder and six buses, show that the less stringent properties of the concept of practical stability can be very well-suited to the security analysis of power systems subjected to frequent variations in the load level.

Roman Kuiava; Rodrigo A. Ramos; Hemanshu R. Pota; Luis F.C. Alberto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum many-body systems out of equilibrium  

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Closed quantum many-body systems out of equilibrium pose several long-standing problems in physics. Recent years have seen a tremendous progress in approaching these questions, not least due to experiments with cold atoms and trapped ions in instances of quantum simulations. This article provides an overview on the progress in understanding dynamical equilibration and thermalisation of closed quantum many-body systems out of equilibrium due to quenches, ramps and periodic driving. It also addresses topics such as the eigenstate thermalisation hypothesis, typicality, transport, many-body localisation, universality near phase transitions, and prospects for quantum simulations.

J. Eisert; M. Friesdorf; C. Gogolin

2014-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-equilibrium electromagnetic fluctuations: Heat transfer and interactions  

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The Casimir force between arbitrary objects in equilibrium is related to scattering from individual bodies. We extend this approach to heat transfer and Casimir forces in non-equilibrium cases where each body, and the environment, is at a different temperature. The formalism tracks the radiation from each body and its scatterings by the other objects. We discuss the radiation from a cylinder, emphasizing its polarized nature, and obtain the heat transfer between a sphere and a plate, demonstrating the validity of proximity transfer approximation at close separations and arbitrary temperatures.

Matthias Krger; Thorsten Emig; Mehran Kardar

2011-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase equilibrium data for development of correlations for coal fluids  

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The overall objective of the authors' work is to develop accurate predictive methods for representations of vapor-liquid equilibria in systems encountered in coal-conversion processes. The objectives pursued in the present project include: (1) Measurements of binary vapor-liquid phase behavior data for selected solute gases (e.g., C{sub 2}H{sub 6}, CH{sub 4}) in a series of paraffinic, naphthenic, and aromatic hydrocarbon solvents to permit evaluations of interaction parameters in models for phase behavior. Solubilities of the gases in the liquid phase have been determined. (2) Evaluation of existing equations of state and other models for representations of phase behavior in systems of the type studied experimentally; development of new correlation frameworks as needed. (3) Generalization of the interaction parameters for the solutes studied to a wide spectrum of heavy solvents; presentation of final results in formats useful in the design/optimization of coal liquefaction processes.

Robinson, R.L. Jr.; Gasem, K.A.M.; Darwish, N.A.; Raff, A.M.

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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http://w3.pppl.gov/~zakharov equilibrium  

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web page: http://w3.pppl.gov/~zakharov The theory of equilibrium reconstruction and a possibility Photonics PPPL Experimental Seminar, March 20, 2007, PPPL, Princeton NJ 1 This work is supported by US DoE contract No. DE--AC020--76--CHO--3073. PRINCETON PLASMA PHYSICS LABORATORY PPPL #12; Abstract Potential

Zakharov, Leonid E.

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Equilibrium pricing bounds on option prices Marie Chazala  

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probability measure that is equivalent to the historical one, and under which the discounted price processesEquilibrium pricing bounds on option prices Marie Chazala and Ely`es Jouinib a CREST, France price at maturity, we derive an upper bound on the call option price by putting two kind of restrictions

Boyer, Edmond

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Equilibrium Isotope Effects as a Probe of Nonbonding Attractions  

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Equilibrium Isotope Effects as a Probe of Nonbonding Attractions ... Nonbonding interactions that occur in host?guest systems and the active sites of enzymes are altered by isotopic substitutions.1 For example, the binding affinities of caffeine isotopomers to human serum albumin vary considerably. ...

Yi-Lei Zhao; K. N. Houk; Dalit Rechavi; Alessandro Scarso; Julius Rebek, Jr.

2004-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a Deeper Understanding of Cooperative Equilibrium: Characterization and Complexity  

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recently that try to capture such cooperation in two- player games: perfect cooperative equilibrium (PCE) (and an extension called maximum PCE (M-PCE)) [8] and the coco value [11]. We show that, despite of the coco value, this follows easily from the definition; in the case of the corresponding M-PCE value

Halpern, Joseph Y.

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AHR 3/16/06 Equilibrium Flux Surface Calculations  

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preserved, with no flattening in edge stochastic region. · Assume zero net current (00 = 0). #12;#12;2 AHR 31 AHR 3/16/06 Equilibrium Flux Surface Calculations for W7AS and NCSX A. Reiman1, M. Zarnstorff1, D resonant magnetic field near plasma edge. Coil calculated to have little effect on rotational transform

Hudson, Stuart

466

Non-equilibrium fission processes in intermediate energy nuclear collisions  

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We have measured the target fragment yields, angular and energy distributions for the interaction of 12-16 MeV/A/sup 32/S with /sup 165/Ho and /sup 197/Au and for the interaction of 32 and 44 MeV/A /sup 40/Ar with /sup 197/Au. The Au fission fragments associated with the peripheral collision peak in the folding angle distribution originate in a normal, ''slow'' fission process in which statistical equilibrium has been established. At the two lowest projectile energies, the Au fission fragments associated with the central collision peak in the folding angle distribution originate in part from ''fast'' (/tau//approximately//sup /minus/23/s), non-equilibrium processes. Most of the Ho fission fragments originate in non- equilibrium processes. The fast, non-equilibrium process giving rise to these fragments has many of the characteristics of ''fast fission'', but the cross sections associated with these fragments are larger than one would expect from current theories of ''fast fission. '' 14 refs., 8 figs.

Loveland, W.; Casey, C.; Xu, Z.; Seaborg, G.T.; Aleklett, K.; Sihver, L.

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The approach to equilibrium in a quark-gluon plasma  

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The basic questions to be addressed in this paper are: How does the quark-gluon plasma, once formed in heavy-ion collisions, approach equilibrium. What are the basic equilibrium time scales - how do they compare with the plasma lifetime before hadronization and freeze-out set in. In particular, how do the strong color anisotropies, which are presumably present in the initial formation stage disappear and how fast, if at all, do the color degrees of freedom attain local equilibrium. The approach that I wish to present here involves the following chain of arguments: equilibration is related to dissipation of energy and creation of entropy; it is determined by the dissipative, i.e., imaginary part of certain response functions - for example, to calculate the rate of dissipation for a density perturbation in an equilibrium plasma we need to work out the imaginary part of the retarded density-density correlation function; this imaginary part of the response function is dominated by its poles which signal collective modes - for example, phonons in the density-density correlation function, (colored) plasmons in the electric and magnetic response functions, etc.; from the imaginary part one can calculate a damping rate ..gamma.. for these collective modes which in turn yields an estimate for the equilibration time scale tau/sub equ/ approx. h-bar/..gamma... In this contribution I will concentrate on color equilibration and thus focus on color electric and magnetic plasma oscillations and their damping rates. 21 refs.

Heinz, U.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steady quantum coherence in non-equilibrium environment  

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We study the steady state of a three-level system in contact with a non-equilibrium environment, which is composed of two independent heat baths at different temperatures. We derive a master equation to describe the non-equilibrium process of the system. For the three level systems with two dipole transitions, i.e., the $\\Lambda$-type and V-type, we find that the interferences of two transitions in a non-equilibrium environment can give rise to non-vanishing steady quantum coherence, namely, there exist non-zero off-diagonal terms in the steady state density matrix (in the energy representation). Moreover, the non-vanishing off-diagonal terms increase with the temperature difference of the two heat baths. Such interferences of the transitions were usually omitted by secular approximation, for it was usually believed that they only take effect in short time behavior and do not affect the steady state. Here we show that, in non-equilibrium systems, such omission would lead to the neglect of the steady quantum coherence.

Sheng-Wen Li; C. Y. Cai; C. P. Sun

2014-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Fundamental Properties of Non-equilibrium Laser-Supported Detonation Wave  

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For developing laser propulsion, it is very important to analyze the mechanism of Laser-Supported Detonation (LSD), because it can generate high pressure and high temperature to be used by laser propulsion can be categorized as one type of hypersonic reacting flows, where exothermicity is supplied not by chemical reaction but by radiation absorption. I have numerically simulated the 1-D and Quasi-1-D LSD waves propagating through an inert gas, which absorbs CO2 gasdynamic laser, using a 2-temperature model. Calculated results show the fundamental properties of the non-equilibrium LSD Waves.

Shiraishi, Hiroyuki [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Daido Institute of Technology, 10-3 Taki-haru-cho, Minami-ku, Nagoya (Japan)

2004-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NON-EQUILIBRIUM THERMODYNAMIC PROCESSES: SPACE PLASMAS AND THE INNER HELIOSHEATH  

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Recently, empirical kappa distribution, commonly used to describe non-equilibrium systems like space plasmas, has been connected with non-extensive statistical mechanics. Here we show how a consistent definition of the temperature and pressure is developed for stationary states out of thermal equilibrium, so that the familiar ideal gas state equation still holds. In addition to the classical triplet of temperature, pressure, and density, this generalization requires the kappa index as a fourth independent thermodynamic variable that characterizes the non-equilibrium stationary states. All four of these thermodynamic variables have key roles in describing the governing thermodynamical processes and transitions in space plasmas. We introduce a novel characterization of isothermal and isobaric processes that describe a system's transition into different stationary states by varying the kappa index. In addition, we show how the variation of temperature or/and pressure can occur through an 'iso-q' process, in which the system remains in a fixed stationary state (fixed kappa index). These processes have been detected in the proton plasma in the inner heliosheath via specialized data analysis of energetic neutral atom (ENA) observations from Interstellar Boundary Explorer. In particular, we find that the temperature is highly correlated with (1) kappa, asymptotically related to isothermal ({approx}1,000,000 K) and iso-q ({kappa} {approx} 1.7) processes; and (2) density, related to an isobaric process, which separates the 'Ribbon', P Almost-Equal-To 3.2 pdyn cm{sup -2}, from the globally distributed ENA flux, P Almost-Equal-To 2 pdyn cm{sup -2}.

Livadiotis, G.; McComas, D. J., E-mail: glivadiotis@swri.edu [Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (United States)

2012-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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The Fluctuation and NonEquilibrium Free Energy Theorems -Theory & Experiment The Fluctuation and NonEquilibrium Free Energy Theorems  

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and NonEquilibrium Free Energy Theorems - Theory & Experiment. Denis J. Evans, Edie Sevick, Genmaio Wang, David Carberry, Emil Mittag and James Reid Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University was given by Evans, Cohen & Morriss, 1993. This statement was for isoenergetic nonequilibrium steady states

Evans, Denis

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Salt-Zeolite Ion Exchange Equilibrium Studies for Complete Set of Fission Products in Molten LiCl-KCl  

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This paper presents results on LiCl-KCl based molten salts/zeolite-A contact experiments and the associated equilibrium ion exchange model. Experiments examine the contact behaviors of various ternary salts (LiCl-KCl-YCl3, LiCl-KCl-LaCl3, and LiCl-KCl-PrCl3) and quaternary salts (LiCl-KCl-CsCl-NdCl3 and LiCl-KCl-CsCl-SrCl2) with the zeolite-A. The developed equilibrium model assumes that there are ion exchange and occlusion sites, both of which are in equilibrium with the molten salt phase. A systematic approach in estimating total occlusion capacity of the zeolite-A is developed. The parameters of the model, including the total occlusion capacity of the zeolite-A, were determined from fitting experimental data collected via multiple independent studies including the ones reported in this paper. Experiments involving ternary salts were used for estimating the parameters of the model, while those involving quaternary salts were used to validate the model.

Tae-Sic Yoo; Steven M. Frank; Michael F. Simpson; Paula A. Hahn; Terry J. Battisti; Supathorn Phongikaroon

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Renewal convergence rates and correlation decay for homogeneous pinning models  

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A class of discrete renewal processes with super-exponentially decaying inter-arrival distributions coincides with the infinite volume limit of general homogeneous pinning models in their localized phase. Pinning models are statistical mechanics systems to which a lot of attention has been devoted both for their relevance for applications and because they are solvable models exhibiting a non-trivial phase transition. The spatial decay of correlations in these systems is directly mapped to the speed of convergence to equilibrium for the associated renewal processes. We show that close to criticality, under general assumptions, the correlation decay rate, or the renewal convergence rate, coincides with the inter-arrival decay rate. We also show that, in general, this is false away from criticality. Under a stronger assumption on the inter-arrival distribution we establish a local limit theorem, capturing thus the sharp asymptotic behavior of correlations.

Giambattista Giacomin

2007-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

474

Interacting new generalized Chaplygin gas  

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We have presented a model in which the new generalized Chaplygin gas interacts with matter. We find that there exists a stable scaling solution at late times in the evolution of the universe. Moreover, the phantom crossing scenario is observed in this model.

Mubasher Jamil

2009-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

475

Existence and Global Convergence of Periodic Solutions in Recurrent Neural Network Models with a General Piecewise Alternately Advanced and Retarded Argument  

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This paper is concerned with existence, uniqueness and global exponential stability of a periodic solution for recurrent neural network described by a system of differential equations with piecewise constant argument of generalized type (in short DEPCAG). ... Keywords: 34A36, 34K13, 34K20, 92B20, Asymptotic stability, Global exponential stability, Periodic solutions, Piecewise constant argument of generalized type, Recurrent neural networks

Kuo-Shou Chiu, Manuel Pinto, Jyh-Cheng Jeng

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Many-body current formula and current conservation for non-equilibrium fully interacting nanojunctions  

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We consider the electron transport properties through fully interacting nanoscale junctions beyond the linear-response regime. We calculate the current flowing through an interacting region connected to two interacting leads, with interaction crossing at the left and right contacts, by using a non-equilibrium Green function technique. The total current at one interface (the left one for example) is made of several terms which can be regrouped into two sets. The first set corresponds to a very generalized Landauer-like current formula with physical quantities defined only in the interacting central region and with renormalized lead self-energies. The second set characterizes inelastic scattering events occurring in the left lead. We show how this term can be negligible or even vanish due to the pseudo-equilibrium statistical properties of the lead in the thermodynamic limit. The expressions for the different Green functions needed for practical calculations of the current are also provided. We determine the constraints imposed by the physical condition of current conservation. The corresponding equation imposed on the different self-energy quantities arising from the current conservation is derived. We discuss in detail its physical interpretation and its relation with previously derived expressions. Finally several important key features are discussed in relation to the implementation of our formalism for calculations of quantum transport in realistic systems.

H Ness; L K Dash

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NON-EQUILIBRIUM DYNAMICS OF MANY-BODY QUANTUM SYSTEMS: FUNDAMENTALS AND NEW FRONTIER  

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Rapid progress in nanotechnology and naofabrication techniques has ushered in a new era of quantum transport experiments. This has in turn heightened the interest in theoretical understanding of nonequilibrium dynamics of strongly correlated quantum systems. This project has advanced the frontiers of understanding in this area along several fronts. For example, we showed that under certain conditions, quantum impurities out of equilibrium can be reformulated in terms of an effective equilibrium theory; this makes it possible to use the gamut of tools available for quantum systems in equilibrium. On a different front, we demonstrated that the elastic power of a transmitted microwave photon in circuit QED systems can exhibit a many-body Kondo resonance. We also showed that under many circumstances, bipartite fluctuations of particle number provide an effective tool for studying many-body physicsparticularly the entanglement properties of a many-body system. This implies that it should be possible to measure many-body entanglement in relatively simple and tractable quantum systems. In addition, we studied charge relaxation in quantum RC circuits with a large number of conducting channels, and elucidated its relation to Kondo models in various regimes. We also extended our earlier work on the dynamics of driven and dissipative quantum spin-boson impurity systems, deriving a new formalism that makes it possible to compute the full spin density matrix and spin-spin correlation functions beyond the weak coupling limit. Finally, we provided a comprehensive analysis of the nonequilibrium transport near a quantum phase transition in the case of a spinless dissipative resonant-level model. This project supported the research of two Ph.D. students and two postdoctoral researchers, whose training will allow them to further advance the field in coming years.

DeMille, David; LeHur, Karyn

2013-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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WHICH HYDRAULIC MODEL TO USE IN VERTICAL FLOW CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS?  

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WHICH HYDRAULIC MODEL TO USE IN VERTICAL FLOW CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS? Ania Morvannoua , Nicolas-equilibrium model, preferential flow path, vertical flow constructed wetlands INTRODUCTION Constructed wetlands (CWs

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Role of electric charge in shaping equilibrium configurations of fluid tori encircling black holes  

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Astrophysical fluids may acquire nonzero electrical charge because of strong irradiation or charge separation in a magnetic field. In this case, electromagnetic and gravitational forces may act together and produce new equilibrium configurations, which are different from the uncharged ones. Following our previous studies of charged test particles and uncharged perfect fluid tori encircling compact objects, we introduce here a simple test model of a charged perfect fluid torus in strong gravitational and electromagnetic fields. In contrast to ideal magnetohydrodynamic models, we consider here the opposite limit of negligible conductivity, where the charges are tied completely to the moving matter. This is an extreme limiting case which can provide a useful reference against which to compare subsequent more complicated astrophysically motivated calculations. To clearly demonstrate the features of our model, we construct three-dimensional axisymmetric charged toroidal configurations around Reissner-Nordstroem black holes and compare them with equivalent configurations of electrically neutral tori.

Kovar, Jiri; Slany, Petr; Stuchlik, Zdenek; Karas, Vladimir; Cremaschini, Claudio; Miller, John C. [Institute of Physics, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava Bezrucovo nam. 13, CZ-74601 Opava (Czech Republic); Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, Bocni II, CZ-14131 Prague (Czech Republic); SISSA and INFN, Via Bonomea 265, I-34136 Trieste (Italy); SISSA and INFN, Via Bonomea 265, I-34136 Trieste, Italy and Department of Physics (Astrophysics), University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH (United Kingdom)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Expect the unexpected: non-equilibrium processes in brown dwarf atmospheres  

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Brown Dwarf atmosphere are a chemically extremely rich, one example being the formation of clouds driven by the phase-non-equilibrium of the atmospheric gas. Cloud formation modelling is an integral part of any atmosphere simulation used to interpret spectral observations of ultra-cool objects and to determine fundamental parameters like log(g) and Teff. This proceeding to the workshop 'GAIA and the Unseen: The Brown Dwarf Question' first summarizes what a model atmosphere simulation is, and then advocates two ideas: A) The use of a multitude of model families to determine fundamental parameters with realistic confidence interval. B) To keep an eye on the unexpected, like for example, ionisation signatures resulting plasma processes

Helling, Christiane

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equilibrium Analysis of EC-Sustained and RF-Sustained ST Plasmas  

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Plasma current start-up and formation of the ST configuration without the use of the central solenoid is a critical issue in ST research. In the TST-2 spherical tokamak (R = 0.38 m, a = 0.25 m), sustainment of an ECRF (2.45 GHz) produced ST plasma by low frequency (21 MHz) RF power alone was demonstrated. Since direct RF current drive can be ruled out, this result implies that the ST configuration is sustained entirely by pressure-driven currents. The Grad-Shafranov equilibrium was generalized to take into account the open field line region with finite plasma current and pressure (truncated equilibrium). In addition to the precessional current of trapped particles, Pfirsch-Schlueter current flowing along the open field line (and partially returning through the vacuum vessel) contributes to the toroidal plasma current. Three phases of plasma start-up are analyzed: (i) the current formation phase, (ii) the current jump phase, and (iii) the current sustainment phase. In the current formation phase, the plasma current is formed and increases slowly, roughly proportional to the stored energy. Closed flux surfaces do not exist and the current density profile is peaked on the outboard side. Once the plasma current increases beyond a critical value (approximately equal to the level necessary to satisfy the major radial force balance), the plasma current increases rapidly (current jump). Closed flux surfaces appear not at the beginning, but at the end of the current jump. In the sustainment phase, plasma has a high poloidal beta, {beta}{sub p} O(1). The equilibrium is characterized by the hollowness of the current density profile, which also determines the fraction of the plasma current inside the last closed flux surface. The plasma equilibrium does not differ greatly between EC-sustained and RF-sustained plasmas. However, RF-sustained plasmas are more turbulent, with larger fluctuation levels over a wide frequency band (0-20 kHz), and in many cases MHD activity in the 5-10 kHz frequency band increases rapidly and terminates the discharge.

Takase, Y.; Ejiri, A.; Nagashima, Y.; Watanabe, O.; An, B. I.; Hayashi, H.; Hanashima, K.; Hiratsuka, J.; Kakuda, H.; Kobayashi, H.; Kurashina, H.; Matsuzawa, H.; Oosako, T.; Sakamoto, T.; Wakatsuki, T.; Yamada, K.; Yamaguchi, T. [University of Tokyo, Kashiwanoha 5-1-5, Kashiwa 277-8561 (Japan)

2009-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamic modeling for organic solid precipitation  

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A generalized predictive model which is based on thermodynamic principle for solid-liquid phase equilibrium has been developed for organic solid precipitation. The model takes into account the effects of temperature, composition, and activity coefficient on the solubility of wax and asphaltenes in organic solutions. The solid-liquid equilibrium K-value is expressed as a function of the heat of melting, melting point temperature, solubility parameter, and the molar volume of each component in the solution. All these parameters have been correlated with molecular weight. Thus, the model can be applied to crude oil systems. The model has been tested with experimental data for wax formation and asphaltene precipitation. The predicted wax appearance temperature is very close to the measured temperature. The model not only can match the measured asphaltene solubility d