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Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity | Department of Energy  

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Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity May 14, 2010 - 10:52am Addthis A member of the Energy Empowers team takes the Honda FCX Clarity for a drive outside the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. | Photo by Sunita Satyapal A member of the Energy Empowers team takes the Honda FCX Clarity for a drive outside the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. | Photo by Sunita Satyapal Paul Lester Communications Specialist for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Stepping into the driver's seat of the hydrogen powered Honda FCX Clarity is like stepping into the future. A glowing blue 3-D dashboard displays hydrogen and battery levels and a power button fires up fuel cells that provide electricity. An advanced braking system warns the driver about

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Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity | Department of Energy  

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Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity May 14, 2010 - 10:52am Addthis A member of the Energy Empowers team takes the Honda FCX Clarity for a drive outside the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. | Photo by Sunita Satyapal A member of the Energy Empowers team takes the Honda FCX Clarity for a drive outside the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. | Photo by Sunita Satyapal Paul Lester Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Stepping into the driver's seat of the hydrogen powered Honda FCX Clarity is like stepping into the future. A glowing blue 3-D dashboard displays hydrogen and battery levels and a power button fires up fuel cells that provide electricity. An advanced braking system warns the driver about

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Honda Motor Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Honda Motor Co Ltd Honda Motor Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Honda Motor Co Ltd Place Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Zip 107-8556 Sector Vehicles Product Leading global car manufacturer which began research into fuel cell technologies in the 1980s, and has tested several generations of technolgy in its FCX vehicles. Coordinates 35.670479°, 139.740921° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.670479,"lon":139.740921,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Honda Transmission Technical Center  

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Russells Point, OH The Honda Transmission Technical Center is located on the Honda of America Manufacturing Plant facility site in Russells Point, Ohio. This facility is used for product engineering and market quality testing and analysis of automatic transmissions. The building contains a large workshop area for ten cars, a future dynamometer, two laboratories, an open office area, three conference rooms, a break room, restrooms, and related support areas.

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honda.PDF  

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HONDA EV PLUS HONDA EV PLUS NIMH BATTERIES SEPTEMBER 1997 Urban Range (On Urban Pomona Loop - see other side for map) Range (mi.) Without Aux. Loads With Aux. Loads 81.7 97.7 105.3 Payload (lb.) Maximum 860 Minimum 140 UR1 UR2 UR 3 UR4 86.9 Test UR1 UR2 UR3 UR4 Payload (lb.) 140 140 860 860 AC kWh Recharge 40 43 40 45 AC kWh/mi. 0.38 0.49 0.41 0.55 Range (mi.) 105.3 86.9 97.7 81.7 Avg. Ambient Temp. 79° F 83° F 84° F 89° F State of Charge Meter (Urban Range Test) 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 State of Charge Miles Driven 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 Miles Remaining Miles Driven Miles Remaining Start End * * Initial " Miles Remaining" depend on driving economy before recharge Freeway Range (On Freeway Pomona Loop - see other side for map) Range (mi.) Without Aux. Loads With Aux. Loads 90.6 89.1 Maximum 860 Minimum

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Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities | Department of...  

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Facilities From October, 2008 Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities More Documents & Publications Johnson Controls: EISA Presentation MEMA: Comments AZ Automotive...

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Honda Engineering Corporation Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Honda Engineering Corporation Ltd Place: Japan Product: Manufacture and sales of machine tools, equipment and production techniques,...

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AVTA: Honda Insight HEV 2010 Testing Results | Department of...  

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Honda Insight HEV 2010 Testing Results AVTA: Honda Insight HEV 2010 Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a...

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AVTA: 2010 Honda Civic HEV with Experimental Ultra Lead Acid...  

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2010 Honda Civic HEV with Experimental Ultra Lead Acid Battery Testing Results AVTA: 2010 Honda Civic HEV with Experimental Ultra Lead Acid Battery Testing Results The Vehicle...

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Honda Gen II Insight HEV Accelerated Testing - August 2012  

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Honda Gen II Insight HEV Accelerated Testing - August 2012 Two model year 2010 Honda Generation II Insight hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) entered Accelerated testing during July...

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2012 Honda Civic  

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Honda Civic GX Honda Civic GX 2010 Hyundai LPI Hybrid front 2010 Hyundai LPI Hybrid rear 2012 Honda Civic GX - front 2012 Honda Civic GX- rear The Honda Civic GX was evaluated as part of the Advanced Vehicle Testing and Evaluation (AVTE) project funded by the US Department of Energy. The vehicle is factory built to run on compressed natural gas, while maintaining the majority of components of the Honda Civic. Key Technology 1.8L SOHC CNG Engine based on Honda Civic R18A1 Gasoline Engine with a 110hp @ 6500rpm, 106lb-ft @ 4300rpm; Higher Compression Ratio of 12.7:1; CNG Port Fuel Injection 5 speed torque converter automatic transmission shared with conventional civic 8.0 GGE CNG tank mounted behind the rear seats charged to 3600psig Report Testing Summary (pdf) Data Download all data (zip)

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32 W I N T E R 2 0 0 8 0 9Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal www.curj.caltech.edu 33 Take a moment to think about how automobiles are  

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. In comparison, fuel cell-powered cars that use hydrogen fuels emit water vapor and little to no CO2/CO waste. Currently, Honda has marketed the FCX Clarity model which uses Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells of fuel cell called Solid Acid Fuel Cell (SAFC) has the potential to provide this clean energy technology

Greer, Julia R.

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Honda Soltec Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Soltec Co Ltd Soltec Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Honda Soltec Co Ltd Place Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto, Japan Sector Solar Product Japanese distributor of Honda Engineering's CIGS thin-film solar cells and modules. Coordinates 32.887852°, 130.86853° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.887852,"lon":130.86853,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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AVTA: Honda CRZ HEV 2011 Testing Results  

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The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2011 Honda CRZ hybrid electric vehicle. The baseline performance testing provides a point of comparison for the other test results. Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing. This research was conducted by Idaho National Laboratory.

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AVTA: Honda Civic HEV 2013 Testing Results  

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The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2013 Honda Civic hybrid electric vehicle. The baseline performance testing provides a point of comparison for the other test results. Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing.

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Honda Smart Home to Include Berkeley Lab Ventilation Controller  

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Honda Smart Home to Include Berkeley Lab Ventilation Controller Honda Smart Home to Include Berkeley Lab Ventilation Controller Honda smart home October 2013 October-November Special Focus: Energy Efficiency, Buildings, and the Electric Grid Honda Motor Company Inc is proceeding with plans to build a Smart Home in Davis, California, to demonstrate the latest in renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency. The home is expected to produce more energy than is consumed, demonstrating how the goal of "zero net energy" can be met in the near term future. A ventilation controller developed by researchers at Berkeley Lab's Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD) will be included in the smart home. EETD is currently working with the developers of the home control system to integrate its control algorithms.

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Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the...  

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Honda at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory The World's First Free-Electron X-ray Laser Secretary Chu Dedicates World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser Energy Secretary Chu to...

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Fleet Testing Advanced Vehicle Testing Activities - 2010 Honda...  

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Vehicle Testing Activity Maintenance Sheet for 2010 Honda Insight LX VIN JHMZE2H59AS011748 HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 842009 5,752 Changed oil and filter...

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2010 Honda Insight VIN 1748 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test...  

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3 2010 Honda Insight VIN 1748 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Matthew Shirk January 2013 The Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy...

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2010 Honda Insight VIN 0141 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test...  

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2 2010 Honda Insight VIN 0141 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Mathew Shirk January 2013 The Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy...

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle End-of-life Testing on Honda Insights, Honda Gen I Civics, and Toyota Gen I Priuses  

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262 262 U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program Hybrid Electric Vehicle End-of-Life Testing On Honda Insights, Honda Gen I Civics and Toyota Gen I Priuses TECHNICAL REPORT James Francfort Donald Karner Ryan Harkins Joseph Tardiolo February 2006 Idaho National Laboratory Operated by Battelle Energy Alliance INL/EXT-06-01262 U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program Hybrid Electric Vehicle End-of-Life Testing On Honda Insights, Honda Gen I Civics and Toyota Gen I Priuses James Francfort i Donald Karner and Ryan Harkins ii Joseph Tardiolo iii February 2006 Idaho National Laboratory Transportation Technology Department Idaho Falls, Idaho 83415 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy

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Compare Fuel Cell Vehicles Side-by-Side  

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Recently Tested Vehicles Recently Tested Vehicles Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) are not yet for sale in the United States. However, manufacturers are producing small fleets of FCVs for evaluation and have estimated the fuel economy of some vehicles using EPA test procedures. Fuel economy estimates and other information for recently tested vehicles are provided below. 2012 Honda FCX Clarity Honda FCX Clarity 2012 Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Mercedes F-Cell Fuel Economy and Driving Range Fuel Economy (miles/kg) Note: One kg of hydrogen is roughly equivalent to one gallon of gasoline. Hydrogen 60 Combined 60 City 60 Hwy Hydrogen 52 Combined 52 City 53 Hwy Range (miles) 240 190 Vehicle Characteristics Vehicle Class Midsize Car Small Station Wagon Motor DC Brushless 100kW DC Permanent Magnet (brushless) Type of Fuel Cell Proton Exchange Membrane Proton Exchange Membrane

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VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Features Base Vehicle: 2010 Honda  

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Honda Honda Civic Hybrid VIN: JHMFA3F24AS005577 Seatbelt Positions: 5 Standard Features: Air Conditioning Power Locks Power Steering Power Brakes Power Windows Cruise Control Front Disc Brakes Rear Disc Brakes Front Wheel Drive Regenerative Braking Anti-Lock Brakes Traction Control Air Bags AM/FM Stereo with CD State of Charge Meter 1 Weights Design Curb Weight: 2877 lb Delivered Curb Weight: 2982 lb Distribution F/R (%): 57/43 GVWR: 3792 lb GAWR F/R: 1973/1841 lb Payload 2 : 810 lb Performance Goal: 400 lb Dimensions Wheelbase: 106.3 in Track F/R: 59.1/60.2 in Length: 177.3 in Width: 69.0 in Height: 56.3 in Ground Clearance: 6.0 in Performance Goal: 5.0 in Tires Manufacturer: Bridgestone

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HEV Fleet Testing - Summary Fact Sheet for the 2010 Honda Insight  

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**Operating costs includes insurance, fuel, and registration costs Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity 2010 Honda Insight VIN JHMZE2H78AS010141 Description: This vehicle is...

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2010 Honda CR-Z  

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CR-Z Hybrid CR-Z Hybrid honda crz Front View - 2010 Honda CR-Z Hybrid The Honda CR-Z hybrid builds upon the Insight/Civic Honda hybrid systems with a sporty angle. The vehicle is marketed as a successor to the CRX 2-seat sport compact. It features a 1.5 L (83 kW) engine (larger than the 1.3 L used in the Insight and Civic HEVs) and is offered with both an automatic (push-belt CVT) and a manual transmission. The battery is similar to the Insight pack at 100.8 nominal voltage. The IMA motor is specified at 13 hp. Key Technology Mild hybrid "Honda IMA" hybrid system 1.5 L (83 kW) engine 100.8-Volt Nickel-Metal-Hydride (NiMH) Features 3 operational modes: "Econ," "Normal," and "Sport" Report Testing Summary (pdf) Data Download all data (zip)

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Clarity without rigidity : urban performance landscape in Berlin  

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"What is necessary, is an incomplete design; a design that has clarity without rigidity; one that could be called 'open' as against 'shut'. This is the essence of theatrical thinking: a true theater designer will think of ...

Danziger, Jason Aaron, 1970-

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of the diesel engine series i-CTDi by Honda  

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Since the beginning of 2003, Honda is using its first own-developed diesel engine i-CTDi in the Accord. To respond to the strong market demand and the resolve of producing environmentally...

Kenichi Nagahiro; Tomoya Abe; Kenichi Okawara; Masakazu Yamazaki

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC  

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Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory August 13, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Monday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will visit the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. Secretary Chu will join Representatives Zoe Lofgren and Mike Honda and Stanford University President John Hennessy at a dedication ceremony for the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The Recovery Act-funded LCLS produces x-ray pulses millions of times brighter than the world's most powerful synchrotron sources, capable of capturing images of atoms and molecules in motion. The LCLS is led by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). Operated by

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Characterizing Surface Temperature and Clarity of Kuwait's Seawaters Using Remotely Sensed Measurements and GIS Analyses  

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Kuwait sea surface temperature (SST) and water clarity are important water characteristics that influence the entire Kuwait coastal ecosystem. The aim of this project was to study the spatial and temporal distributions of Kuwait SST using MODIS...

Alsahli, Mohammad M. M.

2009-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Honda CR-Z 4466 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C67BS004466). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 HONDA CR-Z 2982 - HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY TEST RESULTS  

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The U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C64BS002982). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Gray, Tyler [Interek; Shirk, Matthew [Idaho National Laboratory; Wishart, Jeffrey [Interek

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Cell Links  

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Fuel Cell Links Fuel Cell Links The links below are provided as additional resources for fuel-cell-related information. Most of the linked sites are not part of, nor affiliated with, fueleconomy.gov. We do not endorse or vouch for the accuracy of the information found on such sites. Fuel Cell Vehicles and Manufacturers Chevrolet General Motors press release about the Chevrolet Fuel Cell Equinox Ford Ford overview of their hydrogen fuel cell vehicles Honda FCX Clarity official site Hyundai Hyundai press release announcing the upcoming Tucson Fuel Cell Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Fuel-cell-powered concept SUV Nissan Nissan TeRRA concept SUV Toyota Overview of Toyota fuel cell technology Hydrogen- and Fuel-Cell-Related Information and Tools Fuel Cell Vehicles Brief overview of fuel cell vehicles provided by DOE's Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle End-Of-Life Testing On Honda Insights, Gen I Civics And Toyota Gen I Priuses  

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This technical report details the end-of-life fuel efficiency and battery testing on two model year 2001 Honda Insight hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), two model year 2003 Honda Civic HEVs, and two model year 2002 Toyota Prius HEVs. The end-of-life testing was conducted after each vehicle has been operated for approximately 160,000 miles. This testing was conducted by the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). The AVTA is part of DOEs FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program. SAE J1634 fuel efficiency testing was performed on the six HEVs with the air conditioning (AC) on and off. The AC on and off test results are compared to new vehicle AC on and off fuel efficiencies for each HEV model. The six HEVs were all end-of-life tested using new-vehicle coast down coefficients. In addition, one of each HEV model was also subjected to fuel efficiency testing using coast down coefficients obtained when the vehicles completed 160,000 miles of fleet testing. Traction battery pack capacity and power tests were also performed on all six HEVs during the end-of-life testing in accordance with the FreedomCAR Battery Test Manual For Power-Assist Hybrid Electric Vehicles procedures. When using the new-vehicle coast down coefficients (Phase I testing), 11 of 12 HEV tests (each HEV was tested once with the AC on and once with the AC off) had increases in fuel efficiencies compared to the new vehicle test results. The end-of-life fuel efficiency tests using the end-of-life coast down coefficients (Phase II testing) show decreases in fuel economies in five of six tests (three with the AC on and three with it off). All six HEVs experienced decreases in battery capacities, with the two Insights having the highest remaining capacities and the two Priuses having the lowest remaining capacities. The AVTAs end-of-life testing activities discussed in this report were conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory; the AVTA testing partner Electric Transportation Applications, and by Exponent Failure Analysis Associates.

James Francfort; Donald Karner; Ryan Harkins; Joseph Tardiolo

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WHY MINOR or MAJOR IN PHILOSOPHY? Philosophy helps develop breadth of understanding and clarity of thought. It is simply interesting and, well,  

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WHY MINOR or MAJOR IN PHILOSOPHY? Philosophy helps develop breadth of understanding and clarity major attractive to many students. Moreover, with appropriate supporting courses, a philosophy major can WITH A PHILOSOPHY DEGREE? ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING! Is Philosophy practical? The special thing about a philosophy

Shahriar, Selim

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Running Head: WHAT ARE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 1 An Argument for Clarity: What are Learning Management Systems, What are They Not,  

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Running Head: WHAT ARE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 1 An Argument for Clarity: What are Learning Management Systems, What are They Not, and What Should They Become? William R. Watson Indiana University. Indianapolis, IN 46234 Keywords: Course Management Systems, E-learning, Integrated Learning System, Learning

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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HEV Fleet Testing - Summary Fact Sheet for 2010 Honda Insight  

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courts, law offices, and medical facilities on city streets and urban freeways. Vehicle Specifications Engine: 1.3 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 10 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt...

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Maintenance Records for 2010 Honda Insight EX vin 0141  

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Insight EX VIN JHMZE2H78AS010141 Date Mileage Description Cost 12102009 5,947 Changed oil and filter and inspected brake system 30.44 252010 11,011 Changed oil and filter and...

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Brine clarity maintenance in salinity-gradient solar ponds  

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Brine transparency is an important part of the maintenance of a salinity-gradient solar pond as it affects the amount of solar radiation reaching the storage zone and hence has an influence on the thermal performance. There is a wide range of factors that can hinder the transmission of light in a solar pond. Algal and microbial growths are the most common problems encountered in working solar ponds and control of their densities is essential to maintain transparency. Two different chemical treatment methods for algae growth prevention are described in this paper: chlorine and a novel chemical product copper ethylamine complex. The latter method has never been implemented previously in a working pond. This paper discusses the theory of the algae control methods used and presents the experimental results of the chemical treatments. The results showed that Cupricide is more effective than chlorine and is therefore the recommended chemical for algae control in solar ponds; it improves the water transparency especially in the upper convective zone and lower convective zone with all measurement values less than 1 NTU. Chlorine was found to be more corrosive than Cupricide due to the acidic effect it has on the pH. The preliminary cost analysis showed that granular chlorine is the cheapest chemical. A more detailed financial analysis is nevertheless required to refine these costs.

Neus Gasulla; Yusli Yaakob; Jimmy Leblanc; Aliakbar Akbarzadeh; Jose Luis Cortina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AVTA: 2010 Honda Civic HEV with Experimental Ultra Lead Acid Battery Testing Results  

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The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2010 Civic hybrid electric vehicle with an advanced experimental ultra-lead acid battery, an experimental vehicle not for sale. The baseline performance testing provides a point of comparison for the other test results. Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing. This research was conducted by Idaho National Laboratory.

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COGS 300 Notes March 11, 2014 Today's "Fun" Example: Honda's ASIMO Robot  

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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting organization, produced) -- kinematics (forward and inverse), statics, dynamics -- position control (path, velocity, acceleration

Woodham, Robert J.

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Three lessons for educational quality in post-2015 goals and targets: Clarity, measurability and equity  

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that is being used by civil society organisations, think tanks and researchers to draw attention to the extent of education inequalities, such that groups who were previously invisible now cannot be ignored by policymakers. Each of the EFA goals has...

Rose, Pauline

2014-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Modes, Features, and State-Based Modeling for Clarity and Flexibility  

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approach to structuring the modes and features of a generic Patient-Controlled Analgesia infusion pump modeled an infusion pump, called the Generic Patient Controlled Analgesia (GPCA) infusion system to better of the infusion system. For our work we used the Simulink/Stateflow modeling tools [6] that provide a vi

Minnesota, University of

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Reply to Kiers et al.: Economic and biological clarity in the theory  

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physi- ology and by existing mutualism theory (2). The problem to which we alluded is when hosts cannot damage, cheaters are reliably exposed to host response, but noncheaters escape floral abortion when

Pierce, Naomi E.

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An international effort towards developing standards for best practices in analysis, interpretation and reporting of clinical genome sequencing results in the CLARITY Challenge  

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Background: There is tremendous potential for genome sequencing to improve clinical diagnosis and care once it becomes routinely accessible, but this will require formalizing research methods into clinical best practices ...

Brownstein, Catherine A

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Spin Dynamics of NTENP and NDMAP in Transverse Magnetic Fields  

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......Honda Z., Broholm C. L., Katsumata K., Shapiro S. M., Kolezhuk A...Zheludev, Z. Honda, C. L. Broholm, K. Katsumata, S. M. Shapiro, A. Kolezhuk, S. Park...E. R. Gagliano and C. A. Balseiro, Phys......

Takahumi Suzuki; Sei-ichiro Suga

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cleaner Vehicles - Handbook 4: Transport and the Environment  

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Honda unveiled a hybrid electric car in 2000 as well, andin 2002. These early hybrid electric cars are priced about $

Sperling, Daniel

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Remarks on Factor Graphs Hans-Andrea Loeliger  

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be used and combined in factor graphs. Keywords: factor graphs, turbo signal processing, gradient methodsA(x)fB(x)fC(x). (2) We expand this into f(x) = fA(x)fB(x )fC(x )(x - x )(x - x ), (3) #12;fA x = x fC fB x Figure 2

Loeliger, Hans-Andrea

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Figure 1: Putatively optimal clusters of N spheres, for N = 4 \\Gamma 10 (figures (a)--(g)) and 13--20 (figures (h)--(o)). For greater clarity the spheres have been reduced in size, contacts between  

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geometrisches Modell des Atomkerns, Z. Physik 107 (1937), 332--346. [Wi87] L. T. Wille, Minimum­energy configurations of atomic clusters --- new results obtained by simulated annealing, Chem. Phys. Lett. 133 (1987), 169--200. [KN90] R. B. Kearfott and M. Novoa III, Algorithm 681: INTBIS, a portable interval Newton

Sloane, Neil J. A.

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INVESTMENT PLAN FOR THE ALTERNATIVE AND  

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Residents Jay McKeeman, California Independent Oil Marketers Association Gerald Secundy, California Council Train/Brilliance Automotive Group Altra Biofuels America West Bioenergy American Honda Motor Company

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Development of Advanced Diesel Particulate Filtration (DPF) Systems  

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Foster) - Honda Motor in Japan Complimentary Part Supply - Iljin Electric Co. (DPF heating systems for regeneration) 18 - - Summary Experimental setup for DPF filtration...

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Marketing Clean and Efficient Vehicles: Workshop Proceedings  

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of time. The group of EV sales managers at Honda dealershipss time goes into each sale of an EV or AFV, than goes into

Turrentine, Thomas S.; Kurani, Kenneth S.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AClass: An online algorithm for generative classification Vikash K. Mansinghka  

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Intelligence Lab, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge, MA 02139 Honda Research Institute USA, Inc., 145 Tremont St vkm@mit.edu Daniel M. Roy MIT CSAIL droy@mit.edu Ryan Rifkin Honda Research USA rrifkin of Nigam (2001), which used conventional finite mixture models (trained with EM) to represent class

Tenenbaum, Josh

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SA Time: 16:38 R/$ 9.27 R/ 12.57 R/ 15.84 Gold $/oz 899.85 JSE Alsi 20,465.22 More indicators Article Search  

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Panels Save $1000's on Energy Bills, Build Solar Panels, as seen on CNN, $49.9 www.Earth4EnergyGuide.com Solar Energy Panels Resources and information on solar energy panels. Compare and save! www.SolarPanel Subscriptions Cape Argus Cape Times Daily News Isolezwe Post Pretoria News Honda Solar Cell Learn about Honda

Rogers, John A.

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Joaquim R. R.A. Martins Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Laboratory  

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Diesel high-speed train (full) Electric high-speed train (full) Hydrogen fuel-cell car (Honda) Electric Hydrogen car (BMW) Hydrogen fuel-cell car (Honda) Car (1) Range Rover Jet-ski QE2 Hovercraft Ocean liner esquecer o Santos­Dumont! #12;9 ...but 100 years on, we need a much more integrated approach #12;Fuel burn

Papalambros, Panos

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Organizational Improvisation: A Consolidating Review and Framework  

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and Waterman 1982), Hondas motorcycle strategy in the USA (Pascale 1984; Crossan et al. 1996), Brazilian conglomerate SEMCOs day-to-day management (Crossan et al. 1996) and the improvisation-minded adhocracy of the ational Film Board of Canada (Mintzberg...

Hadida, Allgre L.; Tarvainen, William

2014-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Rembolsos de Impestos Federales para Vehículos de Combustible Alternativo  

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Rembolsos de Impestos Federales para Rembolsos de Impestos Federales para Vehíclulos de Combustibles Alternativos ¡Rembolsos de Impuestos Federales de hasta $4000! Vehíclulo de Combustibles Alternativo Vehículos de combustible alternativo (AFV) que califican que fueron comprados ó puestos en servicio entre Enero 1, 2005 y Diciembre 31, 2010 podrían ser elegibles para un rembolso de impuesto federal de hasta $4,000. Vehículos Combustible Alternativo (VCA) Certificados para Rembolsos de Impuestos Federales Modelo y Marca de Vehículo Combustible Cantidad del Reembolso Honda Honda Civic GX 2005-11 Honda Civic GX CNG $4,000 Fuentes: American Honda Motor Company, Inc - Automóviles de Combustible Alternativos Elegibles (IRS, 5 de octubre del 2010) Vehículos Honda Certificados para funcionar con Gas Natural Comprimido

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Publications Alphabetically  

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Alphabetically Alphabetically Recently Posted Overview Report: Project to date through September 2013 Nissan Leaf Vehicle Summary Report: July - September 2013 Chevrolet Volt Vehicle Summary Report: July - September 2013 Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Summary Report: July - September 2013 Blink Charging Units Map - Project to date through September 2013 Nissan Leafs and Chevrolet Volts Map - Project to date through September 2013 DOE U.S. Drive All Tech Teams Meeting (SLIDES) Troy, MI - December 2013 IWC - Testing Results: PLUGLESS Wireless Charging System by Evatran Group Inc. (SLIDES) Franklin, TN - December 2013 2011 Honda CRZ (2982) Fleet Testing Results to Date 2011 Honda CRZ (4466) Fleet Testing Results to Date 2011 Honda CRZ (2982) Fact Sheet 2011 Honda CRZ (4466) Fact Sheet

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Advanced Vehicle Testing & Evaluation  

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Toyota Prius Plug-in 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid 2013 Ford C-Max Energi 2013 Ford Fusion Energi 2014 VW Jetta Hybrid 2013 FLEET TEST VEHICLES 2 Honda CR-Z HEV 2...

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Component-based Face Recognition with 3D Morphable Models B. Weyrauch  

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@mpi-sb.mpg.de Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science Boston, MA Saarbr. In this paper, we combine morphable models and component-based recognition. The morphable model is em- ployed

Poggio, Tomaso

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Advances in Component-based Face Detection Stanley M. Bileschi1  

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for Biological and Computational Learning, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, USA 2 Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Boston, MA, USA]. In this system, the em- pirical probabilities of occurrence of small rectangular intensity patterns within

Poggio, Tomaso

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Sipping fuel and saving lives: increasing fuel economy without sacrificing safety  

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Ford delays plans to boost fuel economy of its SUVs. WallImproving safety without impacting fuel economy. Honda MotorCompany, October 4. SIPPING FUEL AND SAVING LIVES / 24

Gordon, Deborah; Greene, David L.; Ross, Marc H.; Wenzel, Tom P.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and manufacture of a rear driveline package including limited slip differential for Formula SAE applications  

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This document describes the design and manufacture of a lightweight rear driveline package for a Formula SAE race car. The design focuses on all components needed to transfer power from the chain driven Honda CBR600 F4i ...

Yazicioglu, Tolga T

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced hybrid vehicle Sample Search Results  

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Saving Cash Toyota Supra HV-R Hybrid Race Car Trends: GM Natural Gas Vehicles See All Search Honda... Vehicles Search Our Inventory of Quality Used Hybrids, Research & more...

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1 | Fuel Cell Technologies Program eere.energy.gov IEA HIA Hydrogen Safety Stakeholder  

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the second place holder, solar, which has ~540 patents. [1] http://cepgi.typepad.com/files/cepgi-4th; leasing up to 200 vehicles · 2015: Target for large-scale commercialization Honda Daimler · Small

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STATE ALTERNATIVE FUELS PLAN COMMISSIONREPORT  

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to Liquids Alliance of Automotive Manufacturers American Bioethanol Corporation American Honda Motor Company Resources California Electric Transportation Coalition California Environmental Protection Agency California. Dupont #12;iii ECO Fuel Systems Inc Electric Power Research Institute EMPA Technology and Society

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LA-UR 02-6127 Green Destiny  

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. Consumers of Cluster Cycles Pharmaceutical, financial, actuarial, retail, aerospace, data centers for web the Top 500. Evaluating Supercomputers Metrics: Performance & Price/Performance An Alternative Flavor Performance: Ferrari 550. Price/Performance: Ford Mustang GTO. Fuel Efficiency: Honda Insight. Reliability

Feng, Wu-chun

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Fact #678: June 6, 2011 Manufacturer Market Share of Hybrid Vehicles...  

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Information Manufacturer Market Share of Hybrid Vehicles, 2010 Manufacturer Sales Market Share Toyota 189,187 69.0% Ford 35,496 12.9% Honda 33,547 12.2% GM 6,759 2.5%...

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Inductive Principles for Restricted Boltzmann Machine Learning Benjamin M. Marlin, Kevin Swersky, Bo Chen and Nando de Freitas  

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question food msg water god jesus government jews power rights state war gun insurance medicine president program windows puck season shuttle technology bm w car dealer engine honda data disk drive m em ory

Marlin, Benjamin

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Arabidopsis ERG28 Tethers the Sterol C4-Demethylation Complex to Prevent Accumulation of a Biosynthetic Intermediate That Interferes with Polar Auxin Transport  

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...P. , Ganguly, T., Consolo, M., Price, V., Mirmirani, P., Honda, K...Friml, J., and Benkova, E. (2007). Ethylene regulates root growth through effects...defective in sterol profiles and auxin and ethylene signaling. Plant Cell 14 : 1017-1031...

Alexis Samba Mialoundama; Nurul Jadid; Julien Brunel; Thomas Di Pascoli; Dimitri Heintz; Mathieu Erhardt; Jérôme Mutterer; Marc Bergdoll; Daniel Ayoub; Alain Van Dorsselaer; Alain Rahier; Paul Nkeng; Philippe Geoffroy; Michel Miesch; Bilal Camara; Florence Bouvier

2013-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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B.U. Students Talk Energy Research at Lost Dog Cafe > EMC2 News...  

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energy challenges. Two of the main devices that will be used more and more are high-tech fuel cells and batteries. General Motors, Honda and Toyota ware all expected to release...

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Cost Effective Bioethanol via Acid Pretreatment of Corn Stover, Saccharification, and Conversion via a Novel Fermentation Organism: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number: CRD-12-485  

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This research program will convert acid pretreated corn stover to sugars at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and then transfer these sugars to Honda R&D and its partner the Green Earth Institute (GEI) for conversion to ethanol via a novel fermentation organism. In phase one, NREL will adapt its pretreatment and saccharification process to the unique attributes of this organism, and Honda R&D/GEI will increase the sugar conversion rate as well as the yield and titer of the resulting ethanol. In later phases, NREL, Honda R&D, and GEI will work together at NREL to optimize and scale-up to pilot-scale the Honda R&D/GEI bioethanol production process. The final stage will be to undertake a pilot-scale test at NREL of the optimized bioethanol conversion process.

Dowe, N.

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disability Employment POCs | Department of Energy  

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honda.kennedy@hq.doe.gov Mary Marrs Bonneville Power Administration 503-230-5320 mtmarrs@bpa.gov Donna Wachter EEGolden Field Office 720-356-1807 donna.wachter@go.doe.gov Michelle...

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Mechanical engineering Department Seminar  

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-standing unresolved scientific problems. Lin's research has been sponsored by the DOE, Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Idaho-standing scientific problems. The first problem concerns fundamental understanding of the coupled opto

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Model Year 2013-2014 SmartWay Station Wagons Year Model Displ  

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Station Wagons Station Wagons Year Model Displ Cyl Trans Drive Fuel Sales Area Stnd Stnd Description Underhood ID Veh Class Smog Rating City MPG Hwy MPG Cmb MPG Greenhouse Gas Rating SmartWay 2013 AUDI A3 2 4 AMS-6 2WD Diesel FA B5 Federal Tier 2 Bin 5 DVWXV02.0U5N station wagon 5 30 42 34 8 yes 2013 AUDI A3 2 4 AMS-6 2WD Diesel CA U2 California LEV-II ULEV DVWXV02.0U5N station wagon 6 30 42 34 8 yes 2013 HONDA Fit N/A N/A Auto-1 2WD Electricity FA B1 Federal Tier 2 Bin 1 DHNXV00.05ET station wagon 10 132 105 118 10 yes 2013 HONDA Fit N/A N/A Auto-1 2WD Electricity CA ZEV California ZEV DHNXV00.05ET station wagon 10 132 105 118 10 yes 2013 HONDA Fit 1.5 4 Auto-5 2WD Gasoline FA B5 Federal Tier 2 Bin 5 DHNXV01.5JB2 station wagon 5 28 35 31 8 yes 2013 HONDA Fit 1.5 4 Auto-5 2WD Gasoline CA U2 California LEV-II ULEV DHNXV01.5JB2 station wagon 6 28 35 31 8 yes 2013 HONDA Fit 1.5 4 Man-5 2WD

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Hybrid Vehicle Links  

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Hybrid Links Hybrid Links Exit Fueleconomy.gov The links below are to pages that are not part of the fueleconomy.gov Web site. We offer these external links for your convenience in accessing additional information that may be useful or interesting to you. Hybrid Vehicles and Manufacturers Acura ILX Hybrid Audi Q5 Hybrid BMW ActiveHybrid 3 ActiveHybrid 5 ActiveHybrid 7 Buick LaCrosse eAssist* Regal eAssist* Chevrolet Malibu Eco* Impala eAssist* Ford Fusion Hybrid Honda Accord Hybrid Civic Hybrid Honda CR-Z Honda Insight Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Infiniti M Hybrid Q50 Hybrid Q50 S Hybrid QX60 Hybrid Kia Optima Hybrid Lexus CT 200h Lexus ES 300h GS 450h LS 600h L RX 450h Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Mercedes-Benz Mercedes E400 Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Toyota Avalon Hybrid

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Model Year 2002 SmartWay Vehicles  

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SmartWay Vehicles SmartWay Vehicles Page 1 of 1 Model Displ Cyl Trans Drive Fuel Sales Area Stnd Underhood ID Veh Class Air Pollution Score City MPG Hwy MPG Cmb MPG GHG Score SmartWay ACURA RSX 2 (4 cyl) Man-6 2WD Gasoline CL LEV 2HNXV02.0EKC small car 6 21 28 24 7 yes ACURA RSX 2 (4 cyl) Auto-S5 2WD Gasoline CL LEV 2HNXV02.0VBP small car 6 21 30 24 7 yes ACURA RSX 2 (4 cyl) Man-5 2WD Gasoline CL LEV 2HNXV02.0VBP small car 6 23 30 26 8 yes HONDA Accord 2.3 (4 cyl) Auto-L4 2WD Gasoline CA SLEV 2HNXV02.3FK6 midsize car 9 20 28 23 7 yes HONDA CR-V 2.4 (4 cyl) Auto-L4 2WD Gasoline NF LEV 2HNXT02.4YBP SUV 6 20 26 23 7 yes HONDA Civic 1.7 (4 cyl) Auto-AV 2WD CNG CA SLEV 2HNXV01.74WN small car 9.5 26 31 28 9 yes HONDA Civic 1.7 (4 cyl) Auto-AV 2WD CNG NL+CF ULEV 2HNXV01.74WN small car 9 26 31 28 9 yes HONDA Civic 2 (4 cyl) Man-5 2WD Gasoline CL LEV 2HNXV02.0VBP small car 6 23 28 25 7 yes HONDA Insight 1 (3 cyl)

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Experimental manipulation of connectivity and common carp: the effects on native fish, water-column invertebrates, and amphibians in Delta Marsh, Manitoba.  

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??Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) have been hypothesized to contribute to declines in aquatic macrophytes, waterfowl, and water clarity in Delta Marsh, an 18,500 ha freshwater (more)

Parks, Candace R.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bacteria to the Rescue | EMSL  

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Bacteria to the Rescue Bacteria to the Rescue High-performance computing adds speed, clarity to uranium bioremediation research Isosurfaces for aqueous U(VI) 40 days after...

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The long-term biocompatibility of porous Perfluoropolyether (PFPE) corneal inlays in humans.  

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??Purpose: To evaluate long-term biocompatibility, optical clarity and the efficacy of Perfluoropolyether (PFPE) polymer as a corneal inlay in humans. Materials and Methods: Corneas of (more)

Prakasam, Ruby Kala

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waveinduced velocities inside a model seagrass bed Mitul Luhar,1  

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. By damping nearbed water velocities, seagrasses reduce local resuspension and promote the retention the seabed. Reduced resuspension improves water clarity, leading to greater light penetration and increased

Nepf, Heidi M.

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Student Project Presentations -Evaluation Form Faculty/Facilitators: Student  

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................................................................. Visual Materials (fonts, pictures, charts, diagrams, etc.): Clarity handled well).... . Attached is a sheet for all presentation comments. As a reminder, students

Oliver, Douglas L.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anionic nitrogen ligands Sample Search...  

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of one TDP bridging ligand are shown for clarity. (b) View of the ... Source: Thomas, Mark - School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, University of Newcastle upon...

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Internal conflicts through external design| Costuming the contradictions in "The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer".  

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?? This project report examines the process undertaken and techniques utilized to accomplish historical accuracy and theatrical clarity in a costume design for The Love (more)

Li, Lan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Video microscopy of living cells and dynamic molecular assemblies  

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The light microscope coupled to appropriate video equipment and image-processing computers now yields images with hitherto unobtainable clarity and resolution. Objects far smaller than...

Inou, Shinya

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee Elena Melchert Acting Designated...  

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of gas and liquid leak in open water. * Heat leak detection and mapping during offshore pipeline inspection. * Independent of water clarity. o Safety & Environment Impact * Can...

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Slide 1  

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of gas and liquid leak in open water. * Heat leak detection and mapping during offshore pipeline inspection. * Independent of water clarity. o Safety & Environment Impact * Can...

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IMMPACT: A System for Interactive Proximity Queries On Massive Models  

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it for interaction with a CAD model of a power plant consisting of over 15 million triangles. We are able to perform e.g. submarines, airplanes, power plants etc.. A key component of such environments is the ability, ONR Young Investigator Award, Honda and Intel 1 #12;1 Introduction The current technology for virtual

North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of

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Combinatorial Measurement Methods for Inorganic Materials  

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) devices, or the Seebeck coefficients of thermoelectric materials for vehicular waste heat recovery devices such as Intel and Micron, as well as GM and Honda for the use of thermoelectrics for vehicular waste heat will be generated for materials systems identified as high priority by the microelectronics industry. In addition

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North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7409, Raleigh, NC 27695 | 919-515-3480 | www.nccleantech.ncsu.edu | 8/2013 Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy  

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. Increasingly it is also being employed as a clean burning vehicle fuel. Most natural gas is extracted from gas decaying organic materials, such as waste from plants, landfills, wastewater, and livestock. It is composed fuels some of the cleanest burning internal combustion engines on the road today. Honda's dedicated

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Purdue extension P U R D U E  

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cursive lettering and Honda adorns its cars with its distinctive letter H. Branding creates an image.agriculture.purdue.edu/agcomm/ Guidelines for Applying the Purdue Extension Brand Guidelines for Applying the Purdue Extension Brand Purdue that Purdue Extension is consistently "branded," just as Coca Cola® always labels its red cans with the same

Ginzel, Matthew

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Specific Interaction of Hepatitis C Virus Protease/Helicase NS3 with the 3?-Terminal Sequences of Viral Positive- and Negative-Strand RNA  

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...wild-type (wt) or mutant (X, XI, and XII) RNA probes are indicated...A. Brown H. Zhang L. H. Ping S. M. Lemon Secondary structure...Honda M. R. Beard L. H. Ping S. M. Lemon A phylogenetically...hepatitis C virus RNA genome. . L. Jin D. L. Peterson Expression...

Rajeev Banerjee; Asim Dasgupta

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of the Interior August 2013 U.S. Geological Survey  

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, Japan) announced plans to collaborate on production of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles with the intent as governments establish stricter emission standards. Fuel-cells typically use platinum as a catalyst and emit, Joseph, and Seetharaman, Deepa, 2013, GM, Honda to jointly develop hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles by 2020

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Visualizing a Large-Scale Structure of Production Network by N-Body Simulation  

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......heavy industries, materials, automobile, etc. -- are made by such...23), . . . [7,447] automobile Honda (30/27), Nissan...TDK (27/29), Oki Electric (28/29), Hitachi High-Technologies...rials, electronics and automobile. In the bottom are shown......

Yoshi Fujiwara

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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www.chinadaily.com.cn October 10, 2008  

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Now. New Free Report www.DailyReckoning.com Make Solar Panel At Home? My Friends Laughed At Me- generation solar cells and see what we see. www.honda.com Make Your Own Solar Panel Slash your electric bill Newsmaker Asia Pacific America Middle East Europe Africa Videos Photos Scientists develop solar cells

Rogers, John A.

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THE DRIVERS OF GREENWASHING Magali A. Delmas and Vanessa Cuerel Burbano*  

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of these expanding green markets. Green advertising has increased almost tenfold in the last 20 years and nearly by several environmental groups for allegedly using polluting combustion technologies for their renewable for engaging in environmental false advertising. For example, Honda settled a class action suit for false

Delmas, Magali

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A New Motorcycle Simulator Platform: Mechatronics Design, Dynamics Modeling  

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A New Motorcycle Simulator Platform: Mechatronics Design, Dynamics Modeling and Control L. Nehaoua of these techniques to other simulators (cars and motorcycles) is possible but not direct. Indeed, the dynamics motorcycle driving simulators were build. The first prototype was developed by Honda in 1988

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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CUSSSFIC4TION CMUXLLq  

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CUSSSFIC4TION CMUXLLq CUSSSFIC4TION CMUXLLq RITE AUG 1 7 1962 Fcx the Atomic. Energy Commisaion~ Chief. Declaseifle@tlon Brar\qh F-mm A. B. Grsaingsr (Other ends tifmtioel) The die wae foutq3 to workvery satiafactorilywiti thlanew Qpeof incert, andncm,of tbepmvLouedsfeotaofeoo+tH&' iOitYwaslmd. D&e& ._: . . ..YG ~Kl.3. i>ro;rid3 -&I:: clcsuro on bct.k.mds of the .plece m & Die #l, is also to be tried outoo 4zgust22. Barr~l~or~~~Die~~hadalaobeenawlLfiedta' plwidesd~do~- rwrdaM,thatSibs.of~~oouldbe~etoflow~gbtheLliearoundtbe surface of the wend overf'lo~lnto abarrel lvcatedundemeath the die. Under th?3e conditions "b8rre.l type' aaatjngs sere made with hardly any plvmure at all andrefaulthg ooatiiage were,of mums, vergporousand~eot. However, the

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Extreme MPG  

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Extreme MPG Extreme MPG World Record Fuel Efficiency Link to video of Pac Car Link to Pac Car Animation Pac II vehicle and team The PAC-Car II set a new world record in fuel efficient driving during the Shell Eco-marathon in Ladoux (France) on June 26, 2005. Running on hydrogen, the PAC-Car II achieved a fuel economy of 12,665 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (MPGe)! Most Efficient EPA-Certified Vehicles* Current Model Year 2013 Chevrolet Volt 2014 Chevrolet Volt City 63 Hwy 61 Comb 62 Fuel Type: Gas/Electricity Gasoline - All Years 2000 Honda Insight 2000 Honda Insight City 49 Hwy 61 Comb 53 Fuel Type: Gasoline All Fuels - All Years 2013 Scion iQ EV 2013 Scion iQ EV City 138 Hwy 105 Comb 121 Fuel Type: Electricity *Based on Combined MPG rating. Current Model Year excludes pure EVs.

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Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions |  

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Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions November 12, 2013 - 1:00pm Addthis The Honda and Muscle Milk Team, pictured here, are the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Prototype champions. | Photo courtesy of Michelin The Honda and Muscle Milk Team, pictured here, are the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Prototype champions. | Photo courtesy of Michelin Chevrolet and Corvette Racing, pictured here at the Petit Le Mans race in Georgia, clinched the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Grand Touring Championship award. | Photo courtesy of Michelin Chevrolet and Corvette Racing, pictured here at the Petit Le Mans race in Georgia, clinched the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Grand Touring

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Plug-in Hybrid Links  

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Plug-in Hybrid Links Plug-in Hybrid Links Exit Fueleconomy.gov The links below are to pages that are not part of the fueleconomy.gov Web site. We offer these external links for your convenience in accessing additional information that may be useful or interesting to you. Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles and Manufacturers Chevrolet Volt Official site for the Chevrolet Volt Cadillac ELR Official site for the Cadillac ELR (arriving early 2014) Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid Official site for the C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid Official site for the Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid Honda Accord Plug-in Official site for the Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid Toyota Prius Plug-in Official site for the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Plug-in-Related Information and Tools

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Microsoft Word - EXT-00102-Insight Final Report-Printformat.doc  

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0102 0102 March 2002 Field Operations Program - Honda Insight Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance Characterization Report J. Francfort N. Nguyen J. Phung J. Smith M. Wehrey INEEL/EXT-02-00102 Field Operations Program - Honda Insight Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance Characterization Report J. Francfort 1 N. Nguyen 2 J. Phung 2 J. Smith 2 M. Wehrey 2 Published March 2002 Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Transportation Technology and Infrastructure Department Idaho Falls, Idaho 83415 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Under DOE Idaho Operations Office Contract No. DE-AC07-99ID13727 1 INEEL/Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC. 2 Southern California Edison iii

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Top Ten Lists  

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Fueleconomy Top Ten Fueleconomy Top Ten EPA Rated - 2014 EPA Rated - All Years Shared Estimates - All Years Misconceptions Fueleconomy.gov's Top Ten EPA-Rated Fuel Sippers (2014) Include all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles? Yes No Vehicles are ranked by their combined rating (weighted by 55% city and 45% highway). In the event of a tie, multiple vehicles may share the same ranking. Electric vehicles are measured in Miles Per Gallon equivalent (MPGe) where 33.7 kW-hrs = 1 gallon of gasoline. 1. 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Combined 119 City 128/Highway 109 All-electric, Auto (A1) 2. 2014 Honda Fit EV 2014 Honda Fit EV Combined 118 City 132/Highway 105 All-electric, Auto (A1) 3. 2014 Fiat 500e 2014 Fiat 500e Combined 116 City 122/Highway 108 All-electric, Auto (A1)

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Cutting Edge Vehicles Take Center Stage at Texas Green Racing Event |  

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Cutting Edge Vehicles Take Center Stage at Texas Green Racing Event Cutting Edge Vehicles Take Center Stage at Texas Green Racing Event Cutting Edge Vehicles Take Center Stage at Texas Green Racing Event September 27, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Team Muscle Milk won the American Le Mans Series race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas last weekend. The Honda ARX-03c runs on E10 fuel. | Photo courtesy of Rizzo Motorsports Images Team Muscle Milk won the American Le Mans Series race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas last weekend. The Honda ARX-03c runs on E10 fuel. | Photo courtesy of Rizzo Motorsports Images A Corvette running on E85 fuel won the GT class at Circuit of the Americas. | Photo courtesy of Rizzo Motorsports Images A Corvette running on E85 fuel won the GT class at Circuit of the Americas.

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Clean Fuel Advanced Technology Awarded Projects Organization Project Descriptions  

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Mountains National Park Biodiesel (B50) Tanks1,3 $33,681 $13,204 $46,885 -16 18 110 11 Duke Energy 2 Hybrid 555 3634 332 2007 CFAT Projects(12 projects) City of Hickory 1 Natural Gas Vehicle - Honda Civic GX6 with Crankcase Filtration System2 $24,671 $6,168 $30,839 0 115 828 85 Holmes Oil Co. ** E85 infrastructure1,7 $42

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Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants on Marine Radioactivity  

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Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants on Marine Radioactivity ... Discussion of these data has involved many of our colleagues in Japan, including M. Uematsu (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo), M. Honda and T. Kawano (Research Institute for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology) and D. Tsumune (Environmental Science Research Laboratory, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry). ...

Ken Buesseler; Michio Aoyama; Masao Fukasawa

2011-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Can a Hybrid Save Me Money?  

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Can a Hybrid Save Me Money? Can a Hybrid Save Me Money? Step 1: Show me a hybrid. I want to compare... 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid Tech Pkg 2014 Buick LaCrosse eAssist 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 2WD 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 4WD 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco 2SA 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium 2013 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid 2WD 2013 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid 4WD 2013 Honda Insight 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid w/ Nav 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited 2013 Infiniti M35h 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Premium 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Premium AWD 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid 2013 Lexus ES 300h 2013 Lexus GS 450h 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Touring 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4WD 2013 Toyota Prius c One 2013 Toyota Prius Two

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Progress in Physical Geography 33(2) (2009) pp. 288293 DOI: 10.1177/0309133309338118  

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and Hawkins (1964; 1965) and their one-dimensional soil- core work from the nearby Savannah River Site operate writ large across the landscape. The clarity with which Hewlett and Hibbert perceived

McDonnell, Jeffrey J.

108

Money for the big eyes  

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Since ancient civilization, humanity has kept its eyes on the heavens, and the invention of telescopes has only increased its scrutiny. As astronomers strive to see the universe with increasing clarity, telescopes have ...

Shen, Fangfei, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Making the right software choice for clinically used equipment in radiation oncology  

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The analysis of the features in the above mentioned groups are summarised in Table 1, Table 2, Table 3, Table 4, and Table 5.... For clarity the data were divided into three classifications safety, accuracy ...

Hilke Vorwerk; Klemens Zink; Daniela Michaela Wagner

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Meta-analysis of Video Based Modeling Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities: Procedure, Participant, and Skill Specificity  

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The purpose of the present research was to address gaps in the video based modeling (VBM) literature through the use of meta-analytic techniques to provide clarity and specificity regarding the practical utility of VBM for participants...

Mason, Rose

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

111

The Substantive Validity of Work Performance Measures: Implications for Relationships Among Work Behavior Dimensions and Construct-Related Validity  

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................................................................................................... x LIST OF TABLES ..................................................................................................... xi 1. INTRODUCTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH .............................. 1 2. CRITERION PROBLEMS... .................................................................................. 8 2.1 Existence of Numerous Competing Theories ....................................... 8 2.2 Construct Clarity Issues ........................................................................ 15 3. THE IMPACT OF CRITERION PROBLEMS...

Carpenter, Nichelle

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

112

Waterfront views : defining a new planning process for Brooklyn's post-industrial waterfronts  

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The study of waterfront planning largely focuses on the physical reconnection of the post-industrial, downtown waterfront with the spatial fabric of the city. Attention is given to the need for clarity of regulations, ...

Grassi, Carrie

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

272 Department of Philosophy Undergraduate Catalogue 201415  

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and philosophical problems, together with a range of answers to those problems. They promote respect for clarity. A philosophical examination of a number of ethical topics in the field of biology and medicine, such as abortion

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nature methods | VOL.8 NO.5 | MAY 2011 | 365 Points of View  

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several graphic design techniques to improve the clarity of figures. In addition to refining data figures to have them included in the final publication is to design the illustra- tions with an economy of marks

Cai, Long

115

Title 33 CFR 328 Definition of the Waters of the United States...  

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the territorial seas." To provide clarity and to avoid confusion with other Corps of Engineer regulatory programs, the term "waters of the United States" is used throughout 33 CFR...

116

Impact of Siloxane Impurities on the Performance of an Engine Operating on Renewable Natural Gas  

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Impact of Siloxane Impurities on the Performance of an Engine Operating on Renewable Natural Gas ... Biogas from sludge biodegradation in wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and landfill gas (LFG) generated from the decomposition of solid waste in landfills are both promising renewable fuels, as they contain a large fraction of methane, 4070% by volume, the rest being CO2, together with smaller amounts of other gases like O2, N2, and Ar. ... In these studies two Honda EU2000i gasoline electric generators were utilized. ...

Nitin Nair; Xianwei Zhang; Jorge Gutierrez; Jack Chen; Fokion Egolfopoulos; Theodore Tsotsis

2012-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

117

Atab, primer montaje en Colombia sobre tradiciones precolombinas  

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muiscas. La leyenda sufri en su elaboracin dramtica una notable trans- Actor-cantante Jairo Jimnez en el papel de Moja, victima del sol, en la obra Atab. FALL 1977 77 formacin, en tal forma que el resultado final es un compendio casi que rigurosa... como dentro de los andinos: como ejemplo podemos citar la danza que llamamos "de la honda," en que Atab lanza piedras al sol y lo destruye, danza cuya base se halla en una guabiba presenciada personalmente por los integrantes del montaje en los...

Gonzá lez Cajiao, Fernando

1977-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Performance of an Internal Combustion Engine Operating on Landfill Gas and the Effect of Syngas Addition  

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Performance of an Internal Combustion Engine Operating on Landfill Gas and the Effect of Syngas Addition ... The performance of a four-stroke Honda GC160E spark ignition (SI) internal combustion (IC) engine operating on landfill gas (LFG) was investigated, as well as the impact of H2 and CO (syngas) addition on emissions and engine efficiency. ... In addition, variation across both the syngas content (up to 15%) and the ratio of H2 to CO in the syngas (H2/CO = 0.5, 1, and 2) were tested. ...

McKenzie P. Kohn; Jechan Lee; Matthew L. Basinger; Marco J. Castaldi

2011-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

119

Driver expectancy in locating automotive controls  

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to determine if any of these factors had any effect on the distributions of control locations. In the final phase of the study McGrath measured response time and errors in locating controls in two cars, one was a 1973 Toyota and the other a 1973 Buick..., Chrysler, and Dodge. Also included were the following far eastern car makes: Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Nissan, and Geo. The automobiles were divided into six groups: 14 1. Foreign-make, small, mid-size, and sports cars. 2. Foreign...

Francis, Dawn Suzette

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

KSX Issue 1  

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blessings upon Whirlaway, the computer. The bold and italics are care of WORD, my new word processing system. I hope you like the type face as much as I do. It reduces the text by a third, but retains clarity for easy reading. Unfortunately, Caren Parnes... blessings upon Whirlaway, the computer. The bold and italics are care of WORD, my new word processing system. I hope you like the type face as much as I do. It reduces the text by a third, but retains clarity for easy reading. Unfortunately, Caren Parnes...

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1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Year 2006: Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles  

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06: Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles 06: Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles Fuel Type EPAct Compliant? Model Vehicle Type Emission Class Powertrain Fuel Capacity Range American Honda Motor Corporation 888-CCHONDA www.honda.com CNG Dedicated EPAct Yes Civic GX Compact Sedan SULEV Tier 2 Bin II 1.7L, 4-cylinder 8 GGE 200 mi HEV (NiMH) EPAct No Accord Hybrid Sedan ULEV 3.0L V6 144 volt NiMH + 17.1 Gal Gasoline TBD HEV (NiMH) EPAct No Civic Hybrid Sedan CA ULEV 1.3L, 4-cylinder 144 volt NiMH + 13.2 Gal Gasoline TBD HEV (NiMH) EPAct No Insight Two-seater SULEV (CVT model) ULEV (MT model) 1.0L, 3-cylinder 144 volt NiMH + 10.6 Gal Gasoline 636 mi DaimlerChrysler 800-999-FLEET www.fleet.chrysler.com E85 FFV EPAct Yes Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Series 1 Pickup Tier 2 Bin 10A 4.7L V8 26 Gal 416 mi E85 FFV

122

Microsoft Word - Document1  

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4 FUEL ECONOMY GUIDE BEST IN CLASS 4 FUEL ECONOMY GUIDE BEST IN CLASS Make/Model Eng./Cyl. Transmission Fuel Type City/Highway MPG Two Seater Cars Honda Insight 1L, 3 cyl. Man (5) Regular (hybrid-electric) 60/66 Minicompact Cars BMW Mini Cooper 1.6L, 4 cyl. Man (5) Premium 28/37 Subcompact Cars Volkswagen New Beetle 1.9L, 4 cyl. Man (5) Diesel 38/46 Compact Cars Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L, 4 cyl. Auto (Alean burn@) Regular (hybrid-electric) 48/47 Midsize Cars Toyota Prius 1.5L, 4 cyl. Auto Regular (hybrid-electric 59/51 Large Cars Chevrolet Malibu Maxx 3.5L, 6 cyl. Auto Regular 22/30 Small Station Wagons Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 1.9L, 4 cyl. Man (5) Diesel 36/47 Midsize Station Wagons Ford Focus Station Wagon 2L, 4 cyl. Man (5) Regular 26/33

123

MPG Extremas  

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MPG Extremas MPG Extremas Record Mundial en Eficiencia de Combustible Link to video of Pac Car Link to Pac Car Animation Pac II vehicle and team El PAC-Car II estableció un nuevo record mundial en eficiencia de combustible durante el Eco-maratón de la Shell en Landoux (Francia) el 26 de Junio del 2005. ¡Usando hidrógeno el PAC-Car II logró una eficiencia de combustible de 12,665 millas por galón de gasolina equivalente (MPGe)! Vehículos Más Eficientes Certificados por la EPA* Modelo de Año Actual 2013 Chevrolet Volt 2013 Chevrolet Volt Ciudad 63 Carr 61 Comb 62 Tipo de Combustible: Gas/Electricidad Gasolina - Todos los Años 2000 Honda Insight 2000 Honda Insight Ciudad 49 Carr 61 Comb 53 Tipo de Combustible: Gasolina Todos los Combustibles - Todos los Años 2013 Scion iQ EV

124

Microsoft PowerPoint - BNL symposium (Saeki).ppt [Read-Only]  

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Status of Linac Facility at Osaka University Status of Linac Facility at Osaka University A.Saeki Prof. S.Tagawa group: (Beam Material Science) S.Seki, T.Kozawa, K.Kobayashi, K.Okamoto, A.Saeki Prof. G.Isoyama group: (Accelerator Science) R.Kato, Y.Honda, S.Kashiwagi, N.Kimura Prof. T.Majima group: (Molecular Excitation Chemistry) M.Fujitsuka, N.Ichinose, S.Tojo, K.Kawai Prof. Y.Yoshida group: (Beam Science for Nanofabrication) J.Yang Technician: S.Suemine, T.Yamamoto Outline 1. Recent renewal of linac facility 2. S-band photocathod RF-gun linac 3. Pulse radiolysis 1 1. Recent renewal of linac facility Prof. G.Isoyama group: R.Kato, Y.Honda, S.Kashiwagi Technician: S.Suemine, T.Yamamoto 2 38 MeV, L-band linac 150 MeV, S-band linac 30 MeV, S-band photocathod RF-gun linac Pulse radiolysis FEL, SASE Positronium Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy

125

Enlaces Vehículos Todo Eléctrico  

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Enlaces Vehículos Todo Eléctrico Enlaces Vehículos Todo Eléctrico Salga de Ahorremosgasolina.org Los enlaces que a continuación se proporcionan no son parte del sitio de ahorremosgasolina.gov. Le ofrecemos estos enlaces externos para que a su conveniencia pueda acceder a información adicional que sea útil o de interés para usted. Vehículos y Fabricantes Audi e-tron Auto deportivo de alto rendimiento, de dos plazas con sistema puramente eléctrico. Chevrolet Spark EV Sitio oficial del Chevrolet Spark EV Fiat 500e Sitio oficial del Fiat 500e Ford Focus EV Sitio oficial del Ford Focus EV Honda Fit EV Sitio oficial del Honda Fit EV Mitsubishi i-MiEV Sitio oficial del Vehículo innovador Eléctrico Mitsubishi (MiEV) Nissan LEAF Sitio oficial del Nissan LEAF Scion iQ Comunicado de Prensa acerca del Scion iQ de la Toyota

126

Lista de los 10 Mejores  

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Los Diez Mejores de Ahorremosgasolina Los Diez Mejores de Ahorremosgasolina EPA del 2014 EPA – Todos los Años Mundo Real – Todos los Años Falsas Ideas Ahorremosgasolina.org los Diez Mejores Considerados por la EPA como de Bajo Consumo de Combustible 2014 ¿Incluir autos eléctricos e híbridos eléctricos enchufables? Si No Los vehículos están calificados por una valoración combinada (55% ciudad y 45% carretera), después por ciudad. En el caso de un empate, varios autos compartirán el mismo lugar. 1. 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Combinadas 119 Ciudad 128/Carretera 109 Vehículo Eléctrico, Auto (A1) 2. 2014 Honda Fit EV 2014 Honda Fit EV Combinadas 118 Ciudad 132/Carretera 105 Vehículo Eléctrico, Auto (A1) 3. 2014 Fiat 500e 2014 Fiat 500e Combinadas 116 Ciudad 122/Carretera 108

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Interview of A. Connes for EMS, by G. Skandalis and C. Goldstein Are there mathematicians of the past you feel close to ?  

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using the power of abstraction, this enormous step in conceptualizing things. The power of Galois before him ­ Cardano, Lagrange ­ worked with symmetric functions of roots. Galois, in the foot steps developed to catch them do not yet exhaust their power. Galois's ideas have a clarity, a lightness

Connes, Alain

128

Algorithms for Moving Objects Databases  

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......interior of the region is to its right); project each moving segment of the unit into...17Although using a C++ like syntax, some liberties have been taken for the sake of clarity...partially supported by the CHOROCHRONOS project, funded by the EU under the Training......

Jos Antonio Cotelo Lema; Luca Forlizzi; Ralf Hartmut Gting; Enrico Nardelli; Markus Schneider

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Glycan Receptor Binding of the Influenza A Virus H7N9 Hemagglutinin  

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The advent of H7N9 in early 2013 is of concern for a number of reasons, including its capability to infect humans, the lack of clarity in the etiology of infection, and because the human population does not have pre-existing ...

Tharakaraman, Kannan

130

Postmodernism and the Self: How Social Saturation Influences Who We Think We Are  

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of saturation (i.e., overload). Trends in the data revealed that participants in the high social saturation (vs. low social saturation) condition actually reported less belief in multiple selves (Study 2), less self-alienation and more selfconcept clarity (Study...

Hirsch, Kelly Anne

2014-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

131

1MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar SeriesShailendra Yadav 2010 Analysis of Value Creation and Value  

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and Value Capture in Microfluidics Market Shailendra Anand Yadav yadav@broadinstitute.org Dec 6, 2010 #12 for further study Bring clarity to understanding of microfluidic innovation ecosystem by applying analytical frameworks Analyze the current state of value capture in microfluidics based on the collected data #12;9MIT

de Weck, Olivier L.

132

Nuclear energy: current situation and prospects to 2020  

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...as a matter of policy that a country will have nuclear in its forward...and accept. For nuclear energy in the UK, clarity in waste policy is essential as...immediately to encourage nuclear build. There...deliver such a policy and the solution...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

A Framework for Exploring the Policy Implications of UK Medical Tourism and International Patient Flowsspol_833 1..25  

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the need for greater clarity in understanding the emergent implications for health policy and health careA Framework for Exploring the Policy Implications of UK Medical Tourism and International Patient opportunities and challenges in terms of treatment options for consumers/patients and health policymakers

Birmingham, University of

134

Evidence for an extraterrestrial impact 12,900 years ago that contributed to the megafaunal extinctions and the Younger Dryas cooling  

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...Multiple Activity Areas in the San Pedro...inductively coupled plasma MS...abrupt decrease in atmospheric methane concentrations...clarity. The largest Bays are several...this site was a large late Glacial sand...sites in this area indicate frequent...operating at 50.2 MHz and equipped...

R. B. Firestone; A. West; J. P. Kennett; L. Becker; T. E. Bunch; Z. S. Revay; P. H. Schultz; T. Belgya; D. J. Kennett; J. M. Erlandson; O. J. Dickenson; A. C. Goodyear; R. S. Harris; G. A. Howard; J. B. Kloosterman; P. Lechler; P. A. Mayewski; J. Montgomery; R. Poreda; T. Darrah; S. S. Que Hee; A. R. Smith; A. Stich; W. Topping; J. H. Wittke; W. S. Wolbach

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 87, 035125 (2013) Compressive sensing as a paradigm for building physics models  

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PHYSICAL REVIEW B 87, 035125 (2013) Compressive sensing as a paradigm for building physics models of finding the key descriptive variables. CS is a powerful paradigm for model building; we show that its in efficiency and conceptual clarity are achieved by building models that express the quantity of interest

Hart, Gus

136

South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops -2013 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON  

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops - 2013 63 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist Preplant Burndown Herbicides for Weed Management in Cotton Herbicide is required before cotton planting. In general, CLARITY is less effective than 2,4-D LVE on cutleaf

Stuart, Steven J.

137

South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops -2014 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON  

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops - 2014 70 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist Preplant Burndown Herbicides for Weed Management in Cotton Herbicide is required before cotton planting. In general, CLARITY is less effective than 2,4-D LVE on cutleaf

Duchowski, Andrew T.

138

Subcellular Localization and Rearrangement of Endoplasmic Reticulum by Brome Mosaic Virus Capsid Protein  

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...B3 but not for B2 plus B3 (data not shown). Interestingly...4). Collectively, these data suggested that vesicles induced...subcellular localization of hybrid constructs of BMV and FHV having...two antisera, for clarity the data are shown for each antiserum...

Devinka Bamunusinghe; Jang-Kyun Seo; A. L. N. Rao

2011-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

139

2014 Rubric for Judging ISE Research Posters Excellent Good Fair Poor  

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2014 Rubric for Judging ISE Research Posters Excellent Good Fair Poor Project/Research Poster or the conclusion does not relate to the project goal/purpose. Poster - Organization/Clarity/Appearance Excellent: The central topic of the poster and presentation is readily evident. The layout of the poster is logical

New Hampshire, University of

140

A policy-oriented language for expressing security specifications Carlos Ribeiro and Paulo Ferreira  

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A policy-oriented language for expressing security specifications by Carlos Ribeiro and Paulo Fax: +351 213145843 email: Carlos.Ribeiro@inesc.pt Abstract Organizations' authorization policies the organization. Having a single global security policy specification would promote both security clarity

Ferreira, Paulo

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Examples of spectacular software failure The last three examples from Software Engineering, by Hans Van Vliet.  

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by a software bug in an energy management system sold by General Electric, according to a story on SecurityFocus. The bug meant that a computerized alarm that should have been triggered never went o#, hindering FirstEnergy Kruskal's Algorithm must compute a (i) spanning tree of (ii) minimal cost. Clarity refers to the overall

Soltys, Michael

142

High-Angle Kikuchi Patterns  

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...starting near the shadow edge of the pattern; these changed to excess bands at higher angles of scattering. The most striking feature...low intensity and low clarity was found at these angles for lithium fluoride under the same experimental conditions. An investigation...

1954-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

What's Cooking  

K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Activities Web site (EERE)

Students in small groups conduct an investigation into the similarities and differences between solar tea and tea brewed by boiling water. Students will compare their two samples on four criteriacolor, clarity, smell and tasterate which they prefer, and graph the results of the experiment as a class.

144

Through a glass darkly James E. Hall  

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loops and how they are closed remains a mystery. Calcium is clearly a player. Its concentra- tion loops in the control of the circulation of fluid) is essential for clarity, the nature of the feedback). But how is change in calcium concentration coupled to a need for increased or decreased water permeability

Scott, John D.

145

Reliability as a measure of transportation system performance  

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sample of traffic flow data for a 23 mile portion of the 1-405 corridor in Seattle, Washington. The methods were then evaluated and ranked at the qualitative level using such criteria as the clarity and simplicity of the measure, its analysis capability...

Jackson, Dena Delise

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

146

Rule-based modelling with the XL/GroIMP software Ole Kniemeyer  

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additional code of technical nature. Such a technical overhead reduces the simplicity and clarity, ultimatively, the design of such a language. The "historic roots" of RGG are founded in L a line, turn left by 60 and turn right by 60 respectively. F++F++F F-F++F-F++F-F++F-F++F-F++F-F three

Kurth, Winfried

147

Recycling and alloying of polyethylene terephthalate  

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. LIST OF TABLES . INTRODUCTION 1V V1 Properties of PET Production of PET Resin. PLASTIC CONTAINERS . Manufacture of PET Containers . . . . . Injection Molding. Parison Heating. Stretch-Blowing. Orientation. Orientation Factors.... Mechanical Testing. Rheological Testing. . Thermal Analysis. . . . . . Clarity Analysis. Gel Permeation Chromatography Scanning Electron Microscopy. . D IS CUS SION. EFFECT OF STRETCH BLOW MOLDING ON PET. . . . . BLENDING AND ALLOYING OF PET...

Bugg, Marie Sandra

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

The environmental dependence of the structure of outer galactic discs in STAGES spiral galaxies  

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......for clarity. Theerror bars represent the error from the sky subtraction (1sigma) on a galaxy-galaxy basis. The mean error inis 0.1. Respective sample sizes are shown in the legend. A Type Io/I galaxy (pure exponential) has no break, and therefore......

David T. Maltby; Meghan E. Gray; Alfonso Aragn-Salamanca; Christian Wolf; Eric F. Bell; Shardha Jogee; Boris Huler; Fabio D. Barazza; Asmus Bhm; Knud Jahnke

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Thermodynamic properties of gallium hydroxide oxide (alpha -GaOOH) at temperatures to 700 K  

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...periodically removed from the reactor at the experimental temperature...titanium filter inserted in the reactor cover. Each sample was divided...and V. Pokrovskii greatly improved the presentation and clarity...doctorat, Universit Paul-Sabatier de Toulouse, 166 p. Diakonov...

Gleb S. Pokrovski; Igor I. Diakonov; Pascale Benezeth; Vyacheslav M. Gurevich; Konstantin S. Gavrichev; Vadim E. Gorbunov; Jean-Louis Dandurand; Jacques Schott; Igor L. Khodakovsky

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OFFICIAL POLICY 4.3.2 Use of the College of Charleston Seal 07/01/09  

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. _______________________________________________________________ Policy Manager and Responsible Department or Office Director of Advertising and Brand Management, Office of Advertising and Brand Management in the Division of Marketing and Communications _______________________________________________________________ Purpose/Reason for the Policy The key to a strong image is clarity and consistency. When our

Kasman, Alex

151

OFFICIAL POLICY 3.4.2 Letterhead and Envelopes 07/01/09  

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. _______________________________________________________________ Policy Manager and Responsible Department or Office Director of Advertising and Brand Management _______________________________________________________________ #12;Purpose/Reason for the Policy The key to a strong image is clarity and consistency. When our or Forms College of Charleston Brand Manual and Visual Identity and Style Guide #12

Kasman, Alex

152

August 2012 Style Guide  

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, positive image of the Environment / Health / Safety / Security Division. Follow these guidelines to maintain integrity of the EHSS brand and ensure clarity and strong presence in every use. If you have any of the brand and should follow the style that was developed for the EHSS system. EHSS icons are built in 4

Eisen, Michael

153

OFFICIAL POLICY 3.9.2 Signage: Vehicle and Non-Building Signage 07/01/09  

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. _______________________________________________________________ Policy Manager and Responsible Department or Office Director of Advertising and Brand Management, Office of Advertising and Brand Management in the Division of Marketing and Communications _______________________________________________________________ Purpose/Reason for the Policy The key to a strong image is clarity and consistency. When our

Kasman, Alex

154

Investigation of Anion-pi Interactions in Inorganic, Organic and Biological Systems  

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omitted for the sake of clarity. Copper atoms (teal), carbon atoms (gray), nitrogen atoms (blue), phosphorus atoms (pink), fluorine atoms (yellow). ................................................................. 46 2.10 Mass spectrum showing [Cu... the olefin and the anion. ............................................................... 73 3.4 Sum of the energies predicted by NBO for the charge transfer interactions between the fluorine lone pairs and the antibonding orbitals of the olefins...

Funck, Edward Sterling

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Download Full-text PDF  

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their comments, which greatly improved the article's clarity and quality. Our research ..... due the low solar energy on that day (Table 1). 18O- ... d18Odiss and dO2/Ar ratio (% vs air O2); 14CP, 18OP, and NOP in units of mmol m23 h21. Date.

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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July 2013 CSO26553 Style Guide  

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, positive image of the Environment / Health / Safety Division. Follow these guidelines to maintain integrity of the EHS brand and ensure clarity and strong presence in every use. If you have any questions or concerns of an action. They are extensions of the brand and should follow the style that was developed for the EHS

Lee, Jason R.

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Dedicated to Sharing Information About Water Management and the Florida LAKEWATCH Program Volume 55 (2011) THE SECCHI DISC  

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1 Dedicated to Sharing Information About Water Management and the Florida LAKEWATCH Program of a water body that is most remembered by first-time visitors is the clarity of the water. Early descriptions of Lake Superior by Ferris in 1856 emphasized the great purity of the water (but noted not good

Watson, Craig A.

158

The Trilemma in History: Tradeoffs among Exchange Rates,  

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up. This is the trilemma. If monetary policy activism (3) is taken to mean the ability to drive local the objective. Despite the clarity and simplicity of this prediction, one is surprised by the frequency an indicator variable, should the exchange rate regime be classified by it

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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JSS Journal of Statistical Software MMMMMM YYYY, Volume VV, Issue II. http://www.jstatsoft.org/  

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-family random graph models, statnet, R. 1. Introduction Statnet comprises a suite of R (R Development Core Team. However, for clarity, this tutorial will focus on a single dataset: a static, undirected, one) by a process described in the Appendix. We call this dataset "Faux Magnolia High School" -- Magnolia, because

Hunter, David

160

Introduction to Image Transform Fourier Transform  

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Monad Transformers as Monoid Transformers Mauro Jaskelioff CIFASIS/Universidad Nacional de Rosario monadic semantics constructs complex monads by using monad transformers to add computational features transformers to monoid transformers. The generalization brings more simplicity and clarity, and opens the way

Chen, Chaur-Chin

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Towards Integrated Model-Driven Testing of SCADA Systems Using the Eclipse Modeling Framework and Modelica  

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Testing SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) near real-time systems is challenging, as it involves complex interactions and the simulation of the supervised and controlled environment. Model-driven testing techniques can help to achieve clarity ... Keywords: SCADA, Testing, MDT, MDA, EMF, Modelica

Jrn Guy S?; Adrian Pop; Peter Fritzson; Luke Wildman

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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253Department of Philosophy Undergraduate Catalogue 201314  

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of key historical and contemporary philosophers and philosophical problems, together with a range of answers to those problems. They promote respect for clarity, truth, critical reflection and rational of ethical topics in the field of biology and medicine, such as abortion, physician-assisted suicide

163

What are They? Why are They Important?  

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;What is a Standard? · "A set of rules for ensuring quality" · "A technical standard is an established clarity, guidance and processes. (MO Offices) · Quality Assurance (MO Offices) · Quality control (MLRA SSO't? · It might not work as expected; inferior quality and incompatible with other surveys, uses or data; could

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Connecting with the Auto Industry | Department of Energy  

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

165

Federal Tax Credits for Hybrids  

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Hybrids Hybrids Hybrid Vehicle Photo Federal tax credit up to $3,400! Hybrids purchased or placed into service after December 31, 2005 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $3,400. Credit amounts begin to phase out for a given manufacturer once it has sold over 60,000 eligible vehicles. Vehicles purchased after December 31, 2010 are not eligible for this credit. The information below is provided for those filing amended tax returns for previous years. BMW Chrysler/Dodge Ford Brands GM Brands Honda Mazda Mercedes Nissan Porsche Toyota/Lexus 2011 Vehicle Make & Model Full Credit Phase Out No Credit 50% 25% BMW Jan. 1, 2006 TBD TBD Jan. 1, 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 750i 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 750i $900 -- -- $0 BMW ActiveHybrid 750Li 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 750Li $900 -- -- $0

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Light-Duty Vehicle Search  

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Fuel Type Fuel Type All Bi-Fuel Natural Gas (16) Bi-Fuel Propane (12) Biodiesel (B20) (11) Electric (13) Flex Fuel (E85) (91) Hybrid Electric (36) Hydrogen (3) Methanol (0) Natural Gas (4) Plug-in Hybrid Electric (10) Propane (2) Manufacturer All Acura (2) Audi (6) BMW (6) Bentley Motors (4) Buick (2) Cadillac (4) Chevrolet (25) Chrysler (3) Coda Automotive (0) Dodge (7) Fiat (1) Fisker Automotive (0) Ford (48) GMC (19) General Motors EV (0) HUMMER (0) Honda (8) Hyundai (2) Infiniti (4) Jaguar (6) Jeep (1) Kia (2) Land Rover (4) Lexus (5) Lincoln (2) Mazda (0) Mazda (0) McLaren (1) Mercedes-Benz (8) Mercury (0) Mitsubishi (1) Nissan (4) Plymouth (0) Porsche (2) QUANTUM-PROCON (0) Ram (5) Saab (0) Saturn (0) Scion (1) Smart (1) Solectria (0) Subaru (1) Tesla (1) Tesla Motors (0) Toyota (10) Vehicle

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Natural Gas Vehicle Cost Calculator | Open Energy Information  

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Natural Gas Vehicle Cost Calculator Natural Gas Vehicle Cost Calculator Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Natural Gas Vehicle Cost Calculator Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Phase: "Evaluate Options and Determine Feasibility" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property. User Interface: Website Website: www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/vehicles/natural_gas_calculator.html Determine the costs to acquire and use a Natural Gas Vehicle (Honda Civic GX) as compared to a conventional vehicle.

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Enlaces  

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Enlaces Enlaces Los siguientes enlaces en temas especializados están disponibles: Vehículos y Combustibles Diesel Vehículos Eléctricos Vehículos de Célula de Combustible Vehículos Híbridos Híbridos Enchufables Salga de Ahorremosgasolina.org Los siguientes enlaces llevan a páginas que no pertenecen a la Página de ahorremosgasolina.org Le ofrecemos ligas externas para su conveniencia y para que tenga información adicional que le puede ser útil o de interés. Fabricantes de Autos Acura Aston Martin Audi Bentley BMW Bugatti Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Daewoo Dodge Ferrari Ford GMC Honda Hummer Hyundai Infiniti Isuzu Jaguar Jeep Kia Lamborghini Land Rover Lexus Lincoln Lotus Maserati Maybach Mazda Mercedes-Benz Mercury MINI Mitsubishi Nissan Pontiac Porsche Rolls Royce Roush Performance

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Links  

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Links Links Dedicated links pages are available for the following topics: Diesel Vehicles and Fuels Electric Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrids Plug-in Hybrids Exit Fueleconomy.gov The links below are to pages that are not part of the fueleconomy.gov Web site. We offer these external links for your convenience in accessing additional information that may be useful or interesting to you. Auto Manufacturers Acura Aston Martin Audi Bentley BMW Bugatti Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Ferrari Fiat Ford GMC Honda Hyundai Infiniti Jaguar Jeep Kia Lamborghini Land Rover Lexus Lincoln Lotus Maserati Maybach Mazda McLaren Automotive Mercedes-Benz MINI Mitsubishi Nissan Porsche Ram Rolls Royce Roush Performance Scion smart Spyker Subaru Suzuki Toyota Volkswagen Volvo VPG Buying Guides ACEEE's Green Book Aol Autos

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Alternative Fuel News Vol 4 No 2  

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4 - No. 2 4 - No. 2 An Official Publication of the Clean Cities Network and the Alternative Fuels Data Center From the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Inside: The sporty Honda Insight Government Government Greening the Executive Order 13149 Executive Order 13149 National Clean Cities Conference Rolls into San Diego State Alternative Fuel Incentives: What Works Best? 18th National NGV Conference and Exhibition September 17-19, 2000 Rio Suite Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada Contact: Thomason and Associates Inc. @ 702-254-4180 Fleet Expo 2000 September 17-19, 2000 Rosemont Convention Center Chicago, Illinois Contact: Fleet Expo 2000 @ 310-533-2410 Workshops on Possible Local Government and Private Fleet Regulations August 22, 2000 Denver, Colorado (open only to local and state government representatives)

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Fuel Economy in the News  

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Fuel Economy in the News Fuel Economy in the News Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the following articles belong to the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the U.S. Department of Energy or the Environmental Protection Agency. May 31, 2013 Drive On: Ford rocks hybrid sales - USA Today 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Could this be the anti-TDI? - Car and Driver Tips for Buying and Servicing a Used Hybrid Car - The New York Times May 30, 2013 Mercedes' GLK250 joins fuel efficiency with luxury - The Detroit News Honda Fit EV lease drops to $259 with no down payment, unlimited miles - Autoblog Tesla tripling supercharger network for LA to NY trip - CNN May 29, 2013 Musk sticking to plan for 'affordable' Tesla model - Autoblog 2015 Toyota Prius Spy Shots: Next-Gen Hybrid Breaks Cover - Green

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Fuel Cell Technologies Program Overview  

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IEA HIA Hydrogen Safety Stakeholder IEA HIA Hydrogen Safety Stakeholder Workshop Bethesda, Maryland Fuel Cell Technologies Program Overview Dr. Sunita Satyapal U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Technologies Program Program Manager 10/2/2012 2 | Fuel Cell Technologies Program eere.energy.gov Overview Fuel Cells - An Emerging Global Industry Clean Energy Patent Growth Index [1] shows that fuel cell patents lead in the clean energy field with over 950 fuel cell patents issued in 2011. * Nearly double the second place holder, solar, which has ~540 patents. [1] http://cepgi.typepad.com/files/cepgi-4th-quarter-2011-1.pdf United States 46% Germany 7% Korea 7% Canada 3% Taiwan 1% Great Britain 1% France 1% Other 3% Japan 31% Fuel Cell Patents Geographic Distribution 2002-2011 Top 10 companies: GM, Honda, Samsung,

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U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Activities: Progress and Future Directions  

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U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Activities: U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Activities: Progress and Future Directions Total Energy USA Houston, Texas Dr. Sunita Satyapal 11/27/2012 Director, Office of Fuel Cell Technologies Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Overview Fuel Cells - An Emerging Global Industry United States 46% Germany 7% Korea 7% Canada 3% Taiwan 1% Great Britain 1% France 1% Other 3% Japan 31% Fuel Cell Patents Geographic Distribution 2002-2011 Top 10 companies: GM, Honda, Samsung, Toyota, UTC Power, Nissan, Ballard, Plug Power, Panasonic, Delphi Technologies Clean Energy Patent Growth Index Source: Clean Energy Patent Growth Index Clean Energy Patent Growth Index [1] shows that fuel cell patents lead in the clean energy field with over 950 fuel cell patents issued in 2011.

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Reduction of fuel consumption in gasoline engines by introducing HHO gas into intake manifold  

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Browns gas (HHO) has recently been introduced to the auto industry as a new source of energy. The present work proposes the design of a new device attached to the engine to integrate an HHO production system with the gasoline engine. The proposed HHO generating device is compact and can be installed in the engine compartment. This auxiliary device was designed, constructed, integrated and tested on a gasoline engine. Test experiments were conducted on a 197cc (Honda G 200) single-cylinder engine. The outcome shows that the optimal surface area of an electrolyte needed to generate sufficient amount of HHO is twenty times that of the piston surface area. Also, the volume of water needed in the cell is about one and half times that of the engine capacity. Eventually, the goals of the integration are: a 2030% reduction in fuel consumption, lower exhaust temperature, and consequently a reduction in pollution.

Ammar A. Al-Rousan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Kinetic Theory of Magnetism  

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Magnetic Susceptibility of Gases.The results of a previous paper by Honda and Okuba (Phys. Rev., Vol. 13, 1919, p. 6) are considered, certain important errors noted, and some aspects of the assumptions further examined and developed. The susceptibility is not the same whether or not the gyroscopic nutation of the molecules persists, and the apparent check with Langevin's result is shown to be in error. A gas is shown to be diamagnetic or paramagnetic, on this theory, according as the nutation does or does not persist. This result holds, at least without further investigation, only for smooth spherical molecules rather than as stated. A discussion is given of the effect of thermal impacts on gyroscopic motion of this type.

Warren Weaver

1920-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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4, 2013 4, 2013 A Los Angeles lighting project is saving the city $7 million a year in electricity costs. | Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting Lighting the Way for Big Energy Savings in Los Angeles The world's largest light emitting diode (LED) conversion project to date is under way in Los Angeles, California. In the project's first phase alone, the city retrofitted more than 141,000 streetlights, reducing energy use by 63% and saving the city $7 million a year in electricity costs. November 12, 2013 The Honda and Muscle Milk Team, pictured here, are the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Prototype champions. | Photo courtesy of Michelin Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions With a wave of the checkered flag, the fourth Green Racing season came to

177

Slide 1  

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Electric Vehicles Forum Electric Vehicles Forum Beijing, China Economics of EV Market/Future of EV Industry Brian P. Wynne President September 29, 2009 Officers: RP Associates EDTA Board of Directors The Future of Electrified Transportation ● Vehicles and fuels need to develop in parallel. ● Vehicle electrification is well underway. Vehicle Perspective Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles: 2009 Fisker Karma S Plug-in Hybrid 2009 Toyota Plug-in Hybrid 2011 BYD F3DM Plug-in Hybrid 2012 Bright Automotive IDEA Plug-in Hybrid 2012 Ford Plug-in Hybrid 2012 Volvo Plug-in Hybrid Hybrid Electric Vehicles: 2010 Mercedes S400 Hybrid 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid 2010 Hyundai-Kia Hybrid 2010 Lexus HS 250h 2010 Mercedes E Class Hybrid 2010 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid 2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid

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BIG GREEN SUV'S  

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AUTOWORLD 'CLEAN POWER DRIVE' AUTOWORLD 'CLEAN POWER DRIVE' DAVIS: More and more alternative to the traditional gasoline engine are arriving almost daily. But, for consumers, more options don't make the choice any easier. Hybrids, flex- fuel, diesels - which is best on the wallet, and on the environment? Well, the best way to answer that is to drive them all, and that's just what we did - on a road trip that we call the "MotorWeek Clean Power Drive!" Destination: Morgantown, West Virginia - home to the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium as well as West Virginia University's Challenge X team workshop - both high on our list of places we've wanted to visit. To get there, we rounded up 3 pairs of vehicles: The 4-cylinder subcompact Honda Civic, in both gasoline and Hybrid forms, The mid-size Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Clean Cities: Antelope Valley Clean Cities coalition  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Antelope Valley Clean Cities Coalition Antelope Valley Clean Cities Coalition The Antelope Valley Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Antelope Valley Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Curtis Martin 661-492-5916 visioncc@verizon.net Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Curtis Martin Photo of Curtis Martin Curtis Martin has been the coordinator for the Antelope Valley Clean Cities coalition since 2008. In addition to his Clean Cities functions, he is also the alternative fuels manager for Robertson's Palmdale Honda in Palmdale, California. As the alternative fuels manager, he is responsible for the sales and marketing of the Civic GX to retail and fleet customers. Martin has been involved in alternative fuels for the past 12 years and has

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Vehicle Setup Information Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D  

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Honda Insight Honda Insight Test cell location APRF- 4WD Advanced Powertrain Research Facility Document date 6/25/2013 Vehicle Dynamometer Input All tests performed with vehicle in normal operating mode Revision number 2 Notes: Test weight [lb] Target A [lb] 3088 30.72 Target B [lb/mph] Target C [lb/mph^2] -0.03164 0.019063 Test Fuel Information All tests performed with vehicle in normal operating mode All tests performed with vehicle in normal operating mode Fuel density [g/ml] Fuel Net HV [BTU/lbm] 0.742 18462 Fuel type EPA Tier II EEE Gasoline T e s t I D [ # ] C y c l e C o l d s t a r t ( C S t ) H o t s t a r t [ H S t ] D a t e T e s t C e l l T e m p [ C ] T e s t C e l l R H [ % ] T e s t C e l l B a r o [ i n / H g ] V e h i c l e c o o l i n g f a n s p e e d : S p e e d M a t c h [ S M ] o r c o n s t a n t s p e e d [ C S ] S o l a r L a m p s [ W / m 2 ] V e i c l e C l i m a t e C o n t r o l S e t t i n g s H o o d P o s i t i o n [ U

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A Standard format for Les Houches event files  

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A standard file format is proposed to store process and event information, primarily output from parton-level event generators for further use by general-purpose ones. The information content is identical with what was already defined by the Les Houches Accord five years ago, but then in terms of Fortran commonblocks. This information is embedded in a minimal XML-style structure, for clarity and to simplify parsing.

Alwall, J.; Ballestrero, A.; Bartalini, P.; Belov, S.; Boos, E.; Buckley, A.; Butterworth, J.M.; Dudko, L.; Frixione, S.; Garren, L.; Gieseke, S.; Gusev, A.; Hinchliffe,I.; Huston, J.; Kersevan, B.; Krauss, F.; Lavesson, N.; Lonnblad, L.; Maina, E.; Maltoni, F.; Mangano, M.L.; /Louvain U. /Dresden, Tech. U. /Karlsruhe U., TP /Democritos Nucl. Res.Ctr. /INFN, Genoa /INFN, Turin /Turin U. /Cracow, INP /Dubna, JINR /SINP, Moscow /Serpukhov, IHEP /Ljubljana U. /Lund U. /CERN /Zurich, ETH /Cambridge U. /Durham U., IPPP/University Coll. London /Manchester U. /Fermilab /LBL, Berkeley; ,

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coaching the Brass Quintet: Developing Better Student Musicians Through Chamber Music  

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students match articulation in order to facilitate ease and clarity in making music. If the students are able to listen and match appropriately, then the amount of time spent making music can be increased. Articulation is a musical device, and can be used... technical, musical, and most importantly extra-musical abilities from a 2 young age. These essential extra-musical skills such as critical self-reflection, pro-active listening, and leadership, are a chamber coachs primary responsibility...

Miller, Albert Edward

2014-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic System Pricing Trends: Historical, Recent, and Near-Term Projections. 2014 Edition (Presentation)  

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This presentation, based on research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, provides a high-level overview of historical, recent, and projected near-term PV pricing trends in the United States focusing on the installed price of PV systems. It also attempts to provide clarity surrounding the wide variety of potentially conflicting data available about PV system prices. This PowerPoint is the third edition from this series.

Feldman, D.; Barbose, G.; Margolis, R.; James, T.; Weaver, S.; Darghouth, N.; Fu, R.; Davidson, C.; Booth, S.; Wiser, R.

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Human Enhancement  

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Abstract Categorizing different human enhancements into personal, social, or species enhancements, as well as considering whether a particular enhancement technique generates asymmetric or network benefits, brings clarity to discussions about the ethical issues pertaining to any individual technique. The four aspects of principlism can help to assess the ethical implications of different human enhancements, revealing complexities in their aspirational claims for personally directed self-development. At a practical level, this article examines important questions about real expectations, scientific hubris, and hype.

P. Moore

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Presentation to the EAC - Strategic Plan for DOE OE - Peter Bonner (Bill Parks)  

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Strategic Strategic Planning Process As Is/Situation Assessment Mission, Vision & Values Strategic Challenges Strategic Options/Choices Uncertainties/ Scenarios/ Constraints Strategic Goals, Objectives,& Actions Performance Measures & Accountability Strategic Plan Phase 2: Integration of Strategic Plan DOE-OE Strategic Planning Outcomes * Adaptive strategies and plans to lead OE into a sustainable future with clear performance indicators * External leadership in R&D, security, permitting/siting, and analytics/modeling * Internal clarity on OE strengths, cross-OE/DOE/government partnerships, organization capacity, and emerging leaders * Strategic direction, priorities, and commitment of resources consistent with direction and priorities * Alignment with tacit and explicit DOE mission and strategy

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Talking Points  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Talking Points Talking Points NATURAL GAS MARKET INTEGRITY: How EIA Helps Presentation by William F. Hederman Congressional Research Service at EIA 30 th Anniversary Conference April 8, 2008 Washington, DC INTRODUCTION 1. Price levels and volatility cause suspicions. 2. Actual integrity and perceived integrity are both important for markets. 3. EIA was created in response to a crisis of confidence in energy market information. CANDIDATE INTEGRITY CRITERIA 1. Transparency 2. Efficiency (gathering, reporting, monitoring data) v. equity 3. Stability/predictability v. dynamism/volatility 4. Clarity (understanding) "DRAFT" TEN COMMANDMENTS/SUGGESTIONS 1. First presented at World Energy Congress, Rome, Nov. 2007 panel on Energy Market Integrity.

187

Prescriptive Codes: A Cure or a Curse?  

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Prescriptive Codes: A Cure or a Curse? Pat Huelman NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership University of Minnesota Prescriptive Codes: A Cure or a Curse? The Context * Historically, residential building codes have been prescriptive in nature with a strong product bias and reliance on visual inspection and enforcement. * While prescriptive codes may be simpler to implement, easier to verify, and provide certainty for the designer and builder, they tend to be ill-suited to properly prescribe complex, dynamic, and interactive systems. - For further simplicity and clarity, they are usually developed around well-established products and practices. * And this approach inevitably limits or stifles flexibility, innovation, and least-cost solutions.

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DOE-STD-1090-2004; Hoisting and Rigging (Formerly Hoisting and Rigging Manual)  

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TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS 1-1 Chapter 1 Terminology and Definitions The following are specialized terms commonly used when discussing hoisting and rigging operations. Many may not be used in this standard, but are included for general information. The terms are arranged in alphabetical order. Illustrations are included for clarity. ABRASION: Surface wear. ACCELERATION STRESS: Additional stress imposed due to increasing load velocity. ALTERNATE LAY: Lay of wire rope in which the strands are alternately regular and lang lay. ANSI: American National Standards Institute. APPOINTED: Assigned specific responsibilities by the employer or the employer's representative. AREA, METALLIC: Sum of the cross- sectional areas of individual wires in a wire rope

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Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the South Fork Flatbed Watershed/Westslope Cutthroat Trout Conservation Program (5/5/03)  

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05 05 Federal Register / Vol. 68, No. 86 / Monday, May 5, 2003 / Notices the estimated annual cost to the public of this information collection will be about $128,263. C. Request for Comments The Commission solicits written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. The Commission specifically solicits information relevant to the following topics: * Whether the collection of information described above is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission's functions, including whether the information would have practical utility; * Whether the estimated burden of the proposed collection of information is accurate; * Whether the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected could be enhanced; and

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NETL Gas Migration Study to Advance Understanding of Responsible Oil and Natural Gas Development  

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President Obamas All-of-the-Above energy strategy focuses on safely and efficiently developing Americas natural resources, and emphasizes that energy must be produced in a responsible and sustainable manner. Today, a study released by the Department of Energys National Energy Technology Laboratory provides further clarity on responsible development that both furthers Americas energy security and environmental stewardship. It does not speak broadly to all cases of hydraulic fracturing, and is a limited study focused around specific wells in Pennsylvania.

191

Acquired stuttering: A note on terminology  

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Abstract The purpose of this paper was to review the nomenclature for acquired stuttering and to formulate some terminology recommendations with respect to the domain of acquired stuttering. A critical review of the literature on acquired stuttering served as the basis for drawing up the recommendations. Over the years several labels have been coined to refer to acquired stuttering, but not all of these are equally appropriate. It is hoped that the proposed recommendations may help promoting clarity and can make the exchange of clinical data and research findings easier and more precise.

John Van Borsel

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

A note on the foundations of mechanics  

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This short note is intended to review the foundations of mechanics, trying to present them with the greatest mathematical and conceptual clarity. It was attempted to remove most of inessential, even parasitic issues, which can hide the true nature of basic principles. The pursuit of that goal results in an improved understanding of some topics such as constrained systems, the nature of time or the relativistic forces. The Sr\\"odinger and Klein-Gordon equations appear as conditions fulfilled by certain types of classical solutions of the field equations although the meaning of quantum equations is not, even remotely, exhausted by these cases. A part of this note comes from previous works.

Ricardo J. Alonso-Blanco; Jess Muoz-Daz

2014-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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A Commentary on Ruppeiner Metrics for Black Holes  

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There has been some recent controversy regarding the Ruppeiner metrics that are induced by Reissner-Nordstrom (and Reissner-Nordstrom-like) black holes. Most infamously, why does this family of metrics turn out to be flat, how is this outcome to be physically understood, and can/should the formalism be suitably modified to induce curvature? In the current paper, we provide a novel interpretation of this debate. For the sake of maximal analytic clarity and tractability, some supporting calculations are carried out for the relatively simple model of a rotating BTZ black hole.

A. J. M. Medved

2008-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of "England's Wars of Religion, Revisited" edited by Charles W. A. Prior and Glenn Burgess  

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engagement, it is likely to #23; nd only a very limited audience. Charles W. A. Prior and Glenn Burgess, eds. England?s Wars of Religion, Revisited. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2011. xiv + 335 pp. + 2 illustrations. $115.00. Review by #8;#7; #2... presented engage with what Glenn Burgess calls ?one of the most stubborn of historiographi- 156 #2;#3;#4;#3;#5;#6;#3;#3;#5;#6;#7;-#8;#3;#5;#6; #11; #5;#3;#12;#2; cal puzzles? (xiii) with exceptional clarity, showing the intricate and shifting ways...

Langley, Chris R.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for thermal processing alumina-enriched spinel single crystals  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A process for age-hardening alumina-rich magnesium aluminum spinel to obtain the desired combination of characteristics of hardness, clarity, flexural strength and toughness comprises selection of the time-temperature pair for isothermal heating followed by quenching. The time-temperature pair is selected from the region wherein the precipitate groups have the characteristics sought. The single crystal spinel is isothermally heated and will, if heated long enough pass from its single phase through two pre-precipitates and two metastable precipitates to a stable secondary phase precipitate within the spinel matrix. Quenching is done slowly at first to avoid thermal shock, then rapidly. 12 figs.

Jantzen, C.M.

1995-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Distribution and habitat selection of telemetered northern and Florida largemouth bass in two small Texas impoundments  

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Centers and Ranging Water Depth and Distance Offshore Use of Cover Forage Availability and Water Clarity 14 18 18 20 32 43 Model for Distribution of Largemouth Bass in Small Impoundments CONCLUSIONS REFERENCES 50 VITA 53 vii LIST OF TABLES... and distance offshore of subspecies locations for the upper and lower lakes 39 Summary statistics for use of cover in the upper lake 41 Summary statistics for use of cover in the lower lake 44 viii LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE PAGE Contour maps of the upper...

Betsill, Robert Keith

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-STD-1090-2007; Hoisting and Rigging Standard (Formerly Hoisting and Rigging Manual)  

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TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS 1-1 Chapter 1 Terminology and Definitions The following are specialized terms commonly used when discussing hoisting and rigging operations. Many may not be used in this standard, but are included for general information. The terms are arranged in alphabetical order. Illustrations are included for clarity. ABRASION: Surface wear. ACCELERATION STRESS: Additional stress imposed due to increasing load velocity. ALTERNATE LAY: Lay of wire rope in which the strands are alternately regular and lang lay. ANSI: American National Standards Institute. APPOINTED: Assigned specific responsibilities by the employer or the employer's representative. AREA, METALLIC: Sum of the cross- sectional areas of individual wires in a wire rope

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Conferencing3: 3D audio conferencing and archiving services for handheld wireless devices  

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Despite the heavy dependence upon contemporary teleconferencing systems by the business community, the user experience can be less than adequate. This paper describes a framework called Conferencing3, which leverages 3D audio spatialisation offering greater clarity, improved distinguishability between the individual participants, a personalisable audio listening space and the ability to add indexes with text descriptors into the conference. To the knowledge of the authors, this is the first reported mobile solution offering interactive 3D, both audio and graphical, support for conferencing on commercially available wireless devices. In addition, a unique approach is offered for 3D visualisation and browsing of archived sessions.

Stuart Goose; Jochen Riedlinger; Sreedhar Kodlahalli

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PERFORMANCE STATISTICS WEIghTS  

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2650 lbs 2650 lbs Delivered Curb Weight 9 : 2615 lbs Distribution F/R 9 (%): 58.6/41.4 GVWR: 3164 lbs GAWR F/R: 1797/1378lbs Payload 5 : 564 lbs Performance Goal: 400 lbs DIMENSIONS Wheelbase: 95.9 in Track F/R: 59.6/59.1 in Length: 160.6 in Width: 68.5 in Height: 54.9 in Ground Clearance: 5.3 in Performance Goal: 5.0 in TIRES Tire Mfg: Dunlop Tire Model: SP Sport 1000m Tire Size: 195 / 55 R16 86V Tire Pressure F/R: 30/30 psi Spare Installed: Yes ENgINE Model: 1.5 L I4 Output 8 : 122 hp @ 6000 rpm Configuration: Inline Four-cylinder Displacement: 1.5 L Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.6 gal Fuel Type: Unleaded Gasoline © 2010 Electric Transportation Applications All Rights Reserved VEhICLE FEATuRES Base Vehicle: 2011 Honda CRZ EX Hybrid VIN: JHMZF1C64BS002982

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TTRDC - Light Duty E-Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Updates  

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Light Duty Electric Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Updates Currently available electric-drive vehicles (EDV) in the U.S market include hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV), and all electric vehicles (AEV). Plug-in Vehicles (PEV) include both PHEV and AEV. HEVs debuted in the U.S. market in December 1999 with 17 sales of the first-generation Honda Insight, while the first PHEV (Chevrolet Volt) and AEV (Nissan Leaf) most recently debuted in December 2010. Electric drive vehicles are offered in several car and SUV models, and a few pickup and van models. Historical sales of HEV, PHEV, and AEV are compiled by Argonne's Center for Transportation Research and reported to the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technology Program Office each month. These sales are shown in Figures 1, 2 and 3. Figure 1 shows monthly new PHEV and AEV sales by model. Figure 2 shows yearly new HEV sales by model. Figure 3 shows electric drive vehicles sales share of total light-duty vehicle (LDV) sales since 1999. Figure 4 shows HEV and PEV sales change with gasoline price..

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Advanced Powertrain Research Facility Document Date  

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7/30/2013 7/30/2013 Vehicle Setup Information Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D 3 )- Test Summary Sheet Vehicle Architecture Alt Fuel- CNG Vehicle Dynamometer Input 2012 Honda Civic GX Test Cell Location Front Advanced Powertrain Research Facility Document Date 7/30/2013 Revision Number 1 Vehicle Dynamometer Input Test weight [lb] 3192 Test Fuel Information MPGe derived by EPA calculation methods Revision Number 1 Notes: Test weight [lb] Target A [lb] 3192 22.2037 Target B [lb/mph] Target C [lb/mph^2] 0.45855 0.01263 Test Fuel Information MPGe derived by EPA calculation methods Fuel type Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) MPGe derived by EPA calculation methods Fuel density [g/ml] Fuel Net HV [BTU/lbm] 0.5872 905.3 Fuel type Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) T e s t I D [ # ] C y c l e C o l d s t a r t ( C S t ) H o t s t a r t

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2723 lbs 2723 lbs Delivered Curb Weight: 2756 lbs Distribution F/R (%): 58/42 GVWR: 3630 lbs GAWR F/R: 1881/1782lbs Payload 5 : 907 lbs Performance Goal: 400 lbs DIMENSIONS Wheelbase: 100.4 in Track F/R: 58.7/58.1 in Length: 172.3 in Width: 66.7 in Height: 56.2 in Ground Clearance: 5.5 in Performance Goal: 5.0 in TIRES Tire Mfg: Dunlop Tire Model: SP31 A/S Tire Size: 175 / 65 R15 84S Tire Pressure F/R: 33/33 psi Spare Installed: Yes ENGINE Model: 1.3 L LDA series I4 Output: 98 hp @ 5800 rpm Configuration: Inline Four-cylinder Displacement: 1.3 L Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.6 gal Fuel Type: Unleaded Gasoline © 2009 Electric Transportation Applications All Rights Reserved VEHICLE FEATURES Base Vehicle: 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid VIN: JHMZE2H78AS010141 Seatbelt Positions: Five Standard Features:

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FOR SALE  

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6 Dodge Avenger ES, v6, sharp, 68K miles, 6 Dodge Avenger ES, v6, sharp, 68K miles, brand new tires & brakes, Looks & drives like new, $11,900. Call (847) 438-3193 or Joe x3743. s '92 Nissan Stanza SE, 4dr sedan, 5 spd manual, a/c, pb,ps, pw, moon/sun roof, 58K miles, $5,500. K. Gray, x4013 or kgray@fnal.gov. s '89 Toyota Corolla, 120K miles, very good cond., 4 door, a/c, $3,500 x8614 or wolfram@fnal.gov. s '89 Ford Taurus Wagon, 105K miles, $1,300 (avail. mid Oct), x8614 or wolfram@fnal.gov. s '89 Honda Accord DX, White, 5 spd, am/fm/cd, clean, 135K miles, new cv joints, very recent brakes, front tires, timing belt, water pump, & alternator. Very good cond. runs great, $2500. Call x5768 or (630) 879 - 5650. s '86 VW Golf GTI 3-dr htchbk, black, 5-sp, 133K highway miles, a/c, CD am/fm, sunroof,

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Estimation of vocal?tract area function from lip impulse response based on lossy vocal?tract digital filter model  

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A method for estimating vocal?tract area function from lip impulse response based on lossy vocal?tract digital filter model is provided. Previous methods of lip impulse response [M. M. Sondhi and J. R. Resnick 73 9851002 (1983)] determines the area function from impulse response measured at lips by using the incident signal excited outside the oral cavity. This method is sensitive to the noise of measured impulse response. An alternative method [M. Honda and T. Mochida Proc. 1st ETRW?SPM 167170 (1996)] is advantageous for accurate estimation under noisy acoustic condition based on the vocal?tract digital filter model that optimizes the M sections of areas by using the impulse response longer than M samples. In this method however the vocal?tract model is based on the transmission line that treats the effect of loss in simplified form. The new method proposed in this study applies a mixture model of the lossless distributed circuit and the lumped circuit accounting for effects such as viscous loss heat conduction loss and loss due to wall vibration. The results on acoustic measurements have shown that the new method has better performance over the old method using optimization scheme based on simplified transmission line model. [Work supported by CREST JST.

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Diversity of abundance patterns of neutron-capture elements in very metal-poor stars  

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Observations of Very Metal-Poor stars indicate that there are at least two sites to r-process; weak r-process and main r-process. A question is whether these two are well separated or there exists a variation in the r-process. We present the results of abundance analysis of neutron-capture elements in the two Very Metal-Poor stars HD107752 and HD110184 in the Milky Way halo observed with the Subaru Telescope HDS. The abundance patterns show overabundace at light n-capture elements (e.g. Sr, Y), inferring the element yielding of weak r-process, while heavy neutron-capture elements (e.g. Ba, Eu) are deficient; however, the overabundance of light ones is not as significant as that previously found in stars representing the weak r-process (e.g. HD122563; Honda et al. 2006). Our study show diversity in the abundance patterns from light to heavy neutron-capture elements in VMP stars, suggesting a variation in r-process, which may depend on electron fraction of environment.

Aoki, Misa; Ishimaru, Yuhri [International Christian University 10-2, Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0015 (Japan); Aoki, Wako; Wanajo, Shinya [National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) 2-21-1, Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588 (Japan)

2014-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and modification of a single overhead camshaft 4-valve 4-stroke 135 cc formula varsity race car engine  

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The engine that was chosen to be developed and modified is Yamaha LC 135 Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC) 4-valve 4-stroke 135cc liquid-cooled engine. The engine selection is based on the specification, rule and regulation in UTeM Formula Varsity 2012 (FV 2012). The engine performance is determined by engine operating characteristics. The engine air flow affects the filtration, intake and exhaust systems. The heat from the engine rejected to the surrounding through the active cooling system which has radiator and fan. The selection of the engine is based on weighted decision matrix which consists of reliability, operating and maintenance cost, fuel consumption and weight. The score of the matrix is formulated based on relative weighted factor among the selections. It been compared between Yamaha LC 135 Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC) 4-valve 4-stroke 135cc liquid-cooled engine, Honda Wave 125 X Air Cooled, 4 Cycle Engine Overhead Camshaft (OHC) and Suzuki Shogun RR 4 stroke air cooled Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC). The modification is applied to the engine through the simulation and tuning of Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI).

M A Abdullah; N Tamaldin; H Rusnandi; T Manoharan; M A Samsir

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Overview of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Potential in California  

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As part of the West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (WESTCARB), the California Geological Survey (CGS) conducted an assessment of geologic carbon sequestration potential in California. An inventory of sedimentary basins was screened for preliminary suitability for carbon sequestration. Criteria included porous and permeable strata, seals, and depth sufficient for critical state carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) injection. Of 104 basins inventoried, 27 met the criteria for further assessment. Petrophysical and fluid data from oil and gas reservoirs was used to characterize both saline aquifers and hydrocarbon reservoirs. Where available, well log or geophysical information was used to prepare basin-wide maps showing depth-to-basement and gross sand distribution. California's Cenozoic marine basins were determined to possess the most potential for geologic sequestration. These basins contain thick sedimentary sections, multiple saline aquifers and oil and gas reservoirs, widespread shale seals, and significant petrophysical data from oil and gas operations. Potential sequestration areas include the San Joaquin, Sacramento, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Eel River basins, followed by the smaller Salinas, La Honda, Cuyama, Livermore, Orinda, and Sonoma marine basins. California's terrestrial basins are generally too shallow for carbon sequestration. However, the Salton Trough and several smaller basins may offer opportunities for localized carbon sequestration.

Cameron Downey; John Clinkenbeard

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic feasibility of biochemical processes for the upgrading of crudes and the removal of sulfur, nitrogen, and trace metals from crude oil -- Benchmark cost establishment of biochemical processes on the basis of conventional downstream technologies. Final report FY95  

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During the past several years, a considerable amount of work has been carried out showing that microbially enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) is promising and the resulting biotechnology may be deliverable. At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), systematic studies have been conducted which dealt with the effects of thermophilic and thermoadapted bacteria on the chemical and physical properties of selected types of crude oils at elevated temperatures and pressures. Current studies indicate that during the biotreatment several chemical and physical properties of crude oils are affected. The oils are (1) emulsified; (2) acidified; (3) there is a qualitative and quantitative change in light and heavy fractions of the crudes; (4) there are chemical changes in fractions containing sulfur compounds; (5) there is an apparent reduction in the concentration of trace metals; and (6) the qualitative and quantitative changes appear to be microbial species dependent; and (7) there is a distinction between biodegraded and biotreated oils. The downstream biotechnological crude oil processing research performed thus far is of laboratory scale and has focused on demonstrating the technical feasibility of downstream processing with different types of biocatalysts under a variety of processing conditions. Quantitative economic analysis is the topic of the present project which investigates the economic feasibility of the various biochemical downstream processes which hold promise in upgrading of heavy crudes, such as those found in California, e.g., Monterey-type, Midway Sunset, Honda crudes, and others.

Premuzic, E.T.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Triazole-Linked-Thiophene Conjugate of Calix[4]arene: Its Selective Recognition of Zn2+ and as Biomimetic Model in Supporting the Events of the Metal Detoxification and Oxidative Stress Involving Metallothionein  

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R.K.P. acknowledges CSIR and M.M. acknowledges UGC for their fellowships. ... Hall, J. L. J. Exp. ... Frisch, M. J.; Trucks, G. W.; Schlegel, H. B.; Scuseria, G. E.; Robb, M. A.; Cheeseman, J. R.; Montgomery, J. A., Jr.; Vreven, T.; Kudin, K. N.; Burant, J. C.; Millam, J. M.; Iyengar, S. S.; Tomasi, J.; Barone, V.; Mennucci, B.; Cossi, M.; Scalmani, G.; Rega, N.; Petersson, G. A.; Nakatsuji, H.; Hada, M.; Ehara, M.; Toyota, K.; Fukuda, R.; Hasegawa, J.; Ishida, M.; Nakajima, T.; Honda, Y.; Kitao, O.; Nakai, H.; Klene, M.; Li, X.; Knox, J. E.; Hratchian, H. P.; Cross, J. B.; Adamo, C.; Jaramillo, J.; Gomperts, R.; Stratmann, R. E.; Yazyev, O.; Austin, A. J.; Cammi, R.; Pomelli, C.; Ochterski, J. W.; Ayala, P. Y.; Morokuma, K.; Voth, G. A.; Salvador, P.; Dannenberg, J. J.; Zakrzewski, V. G.; Dapprich, S.; Daniels, A. D.; Strain, M. C.; Farkas, O.; Malick, D. K.; Rabuck, A. D.; Raghavachari, K.; Foresman, J. B.; Ortiz, J. V.; Cui, Q.; Baboul, A. G.; Clifford, S.; Cioslowski, J.; Stefanov, B. B.; Liu, G.; Liashenko, A.; Piskorz, P.; Komaromi, I.; Martin, R. L.; Fox, D. J.; Keith, T.; Al-Laham, M. A.; Peng, C. Y.; Nanayakkara, A.; Challacombe, M.; Gill, P. M. W.; Johnson, B.; Chen, W.; Wong, M. W.; Gonzalez, C.; Pople, J. A. Gaussian 03, revision C.02; Gaussian, Inc.: Wallingford, CT, 2004. ...

Rakesh Kumar Pathak; Vijaya Kumar Hinge; Milon Mondal; Chebrolu Pulla Rao

2011-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy analysis of manufacturing process of a motorcycle  

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Energy analysis of a production unit helps to quantify the energy consumed at different stages, thus providing estimates of energy and material wastage, if any. From the general principles of energy analysis involving mass conversion efficiencies and the energy inputs at various stages of the production process of a motorcycle producing industry, namely Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Limited (HMSI), a methodology has been evolved to conduct a detailed energy analysis leading to the energy content (primary energy consumption per unit weight of the product) of the motorcycle. To facilitate the energy analysis, the whole production process has been divided into three main sub-processes, namely, frame production, engine production, and the assembly and inspection stages. Confining to the energy and material input within the premises of the industry, the energy content of the vehicle has been found to be 12.24 MJ/kg of vehicle weight. Out of the three stages, the frame manufacturing stage is found to be most energy intensive. Within frame manufacturing, the paint shop itself accounted for 87% of energy consumption. The results of this analysis, besides their use for identification of energy intensive areas, can also be used for conducting life cycle analysis.

Archak Patnayak; Narendra Kumar Bansal; Jyotirmay Mathur

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Advanced Small Hydrogen Engines  

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The main objective of the project is to develop advanced, low cost conversions of small (< 25 hp) gasoline internal combustion engines (ICEs) to run on hydrogen fuel while maintaining the same performance and durability. This final technical report summarizes the results of i) the details of the conversion of several small gasoline ICEs to run on hydrogen, ii) the durability test of a converted hydrogen engine and iii) the demonstration of a prototype bundled canister solid hydrogen storage system. Peak power of the hydrogen engine achieves 60% of the power output of the gasoline counterpart. The efforts to boost the engine power with various options including installing the over-sized turbocharger, retrofit of custom-made pistons with high compression ratio, an advanced ignition system, and various types of fuel injection systems are not realized. A converted Honda GC160 engine with ACS system to run with hydrogen fuel is successful. Total accumulative runtime is 785 hours. A prototype bundled canister solid hydrogen storage system having nominal capacity of 1.2 kg is designed, constructed and demonstrated. It is capable of supporting a wide range of output load of a hydrogen generator.

Krishna Sapru; Zhaosheng Tan; Ben Chao

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective analysis of toolmarks in forensics  

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Since the 1993 court case of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. the subjective nature of toolmark comparison has been questioned by attorneys and law enforcement agencies alike. This has led to an increased drive to establish objective comparison techniques with known error rates, much like those that DNA analysis is able to provide. This push has created research in which the 3-D surface profile of two different marks are characterized and the marks cross-sections are run through a comparative statistical algorithm to acquire a value that is intended to indicate the likelihood of a match between the marks. The aforementioned algorithm has been developed and extensively tested through comparison of evenly striated marks made by screwdrivers. However, this algorithm has yet to be applied to quasi-striated marks such as those made by the shear edge of slip-joint pliers. The results of this algorithms application to the surface of copper wire will be presented. Objective mark comparison also extends to comparison of toolmarks made by firearms. In an effort to create objective comparisons, microstamping of firing pins and breech faces has been introduced. This process involves placing unique alphanumeric identifiers surrounded by a radial code on the surface of firing pins, which transfer to the cartridges primer upon firing. Three different guns equipped with microstamped firing pins were used to fire 3000 cartridges. These cartridges are evaluated based on the clarity of their alphanumeric transfers and the clarity of the radial code surrounding the alphanumerics.

Grieve, Taylor N. [Ames Laboratory

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel cells at the crossroads : attitudes regarding the investment climate for the US fuel cell industry and a projection of industry job creation potential.  

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Fuel Cells at the Crossroads examines financial community and fuel cell industry views on the investment climate for the fuel cell industry. It also explores the investment history of the US fuel cell industry and projects potential future job creation. The scope of the study included the transportation, stationary power generation and portable sectors. Interviews were conducted with industry and financial experts. The results of the interviews provide a snapshot of industry perspective just prior to President Bush's endorsement of a hydrogen economy in his 2003 State of the Union address. In April 2003, we conducted a spot check to test whether the State of the Union address had changed opinions. We found little change among the financial and investment communities, but some guarded new optimism among industry leaders. The general outlook of our sample was cautiously hopeful. There is no question, however, that the current climate is one of great uncertainty, particularly when compared with the enthusiasm that existed just a few years ago. Among other things: (1) Respondents generally believed that the energy industry will undergo profound change over the next few decades, resulting in some form of hydrogen economy. They acknowledged, however, that huge technology and cost hurdles must be overcome to achieve a hydrogen economy. (2) Respondents were worried about the future of the industry, including timeframes for market development, foreign competition, technical problems, and the current poor investment environment. (3) Respondents generally believed that the US federal government must provide strong leadership to ensure American leadership in the fuel cell industry. They believe that governments in Europe and Japan are highly committed to fuel cells, thus providing European and Japanese companies with significant advantages. (4) Respondents frequently mentioned several areas of concern, including the situation in Iraq, the increased commitment to fuel cells in Europe, and recent actions by Toyota and Honda.

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Microsoft Word - SWPAInterconnectionRequirements_063009.doc  

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Southwestern Power Administration Southwestern Power Administration GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERCONNECTION Division of Customer Service Revision Effective Date By Summary of Changes 1.0 6/17/2008 Aiden Smith Document transferred ownership to the Division of Customer Service for future updates and revisions. Various modifications were made to update the document to current practice and to accommodate applicable provisions of Southwestern's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). 2.0 10/27/2008 Aiden Smith Revised Section 2.0, Step 5 and Section 3.5 to provide for advanced funds only when Southwestern acquires the land and to rearrange land acquisition provisions for increased clarity. 3.0 6/30/2009 Aiden Smith Revised title page to include document ownership and revision box. Revised Section 1.2 to

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Notice of Proposed Floodplain and Wetlands Actions (DOE/EIS-0385) (03/28/06)  

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398 Federal Register 398 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 28, 2006 / Notices conditions that could result in an accidental or unauthorized detonation of nuclear explosives. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques

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Revision to the Record of Decision for the Department of Energy's Waste Management Program: Treatment and Storage of Transuranic Waste (DOE/EIS-0200) (12/29/00)  

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985 985 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 251 / Friday, December 29, 2000 / Notices collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: December 22, 2000. John Tressler, Leader, Regulatory Information Management,

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DOE Announces Yucca Mountain License Application Schedule | Department of  

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Yucca Mountain License Application Schedule Yucca Mountain License Application Schedule DOE Announces Yucca Mountain License Application Schedule July 19, 2006 - 3:13pm Addthis New Director Ward Sproat Testifies on Revised Timeline WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will submit a license application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, no later than June 30, 2008. The Department also announced that if requested legislative changes are enacted, the repository will be able to accept spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste starting in early 2017. Announcing a schedule for submitting a license application is another step in the Department's mission to provide stability, clarity and predictability in moving the Yucca Mountain Project forward as quickly as

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Environmental Cleanup | Department of Energy  

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October 28, 2010 October 28, 2010 Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative WASHINGTON - The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a workshop with the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative in Chicago on October 26 - 27, 2010, focused on the siting of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes. The two day workshop brought together wind developers, Federal and state regulators, environmental advocates, and other regional stakeholders to discuss methods for ensuring greater clarity, certainty and coordination of Federal and state decision-making for offshore wind development in the Great Lakes. October 6, 2010 Agreement on New Commitments for Hanford Tank Waste Cleanup Sent to Federal

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Gas Flux Sampling At Steamboat Springs Area (Lechler And Coolbaugh, 2007) |  

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Steamboat Springs Area (Lechler And Coolbaugh, 2007) Steamboat Springs Area (Lechler And Coolbaugh, 2007) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Gas Flux Sampling At Steamboat Springs Area (Lechler And Coolbaugh, 2007) Exploration Activity Details Location Steamboat Springs Area Exploration Technique Gas Flux Sampling Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Gaseous geochemical signatures vary from system to system and utilization of a multi-gas analytical approach to exploration or characterization should enhance the survey's clarity. This paper describes differences in the gaseous geochemical signatures between the Steamboat Springs and Brady's Hot Springs geothermal systems and illustrates the usefulness of Hg vapor in soils at Desert Peak for mapping the trends of concealed geologic

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Federal Register notice for the Department of Energy Proposed Agency Information Collection, July 22, 2010  

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726 Federal Register 726 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 140 / Thursday, July 22, 2010 / Notices e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the

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Protocol EM-HQ Review Field Self Assessment Site Specific QAP-QIP February  

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EM-HQ Review Field Self Assessment Site Specific QAP-QIP EM-HQ Review Field Self Assessment Site Specific QAP-QIP February 2010 Protocol EM-HQ Review Field Self Assessment Site Specific QAP-QIP February 2010 This memorandum serves to transmit the Protocol for EM Review/Field Self-Assessment of Site-Specific QAP/QIP. The subject document is developed as part of continued efforts to ensure technical consistency, transparency, and clarity of QA requirements and expectations. Protocol EM-HQ Review Field Self Assessment Site Specific QAP-QIP February 2010 More Documents & Publications Protocol for EM Review/Field Self-Assessment of Site-Specific QAPs/QIPs Protocol for EM Review/Field Self-Assessment of Site Specific Quality Assurance Programs/Quality Implementation Plans SOPP-43, EM-23 Quality Assurance Oversight

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EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy  

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Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a policy on the agency's long- term power supply role after fiscal year (FY) 2011. This policy is intended to provide BPA's customers with greater clarity about their Federal power supply so they can effectively plan for the future and, if they choose, make capital investments in long-term electricity infrastructure. This Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy (Policy), which is the result of a Regional Dialogue process that began in 2002, is described more fully in a separately issued Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) that addresses the legal and policy rationale supporting the administrative decisions in the Regional Dialogue. DOE/EIS-0183, Bonneville Power Administration, Record of Decision,

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: CL4M Commercial Cooling and  

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CL4M Commercial Cooling and Heating Loads CL4M Commercial Cooling and Heating Loads Uses ASHRAE methods and algorithms to calculate cooling loads, heating loads and air requirements for each space, and coil specifications, for commercial buildings. CLTD's, SHGF's, CLF's and almost all other factors in the ASHRAE load calculations for each surface and space are calculated and displayed for the engineer's inspection. Latitude and longitude of building location may be specified to the degree, altitude to the foot, and calculations are made for any range of days of the year, and range of hours desired. Building may be rotated or reflected and construction types easily changed for studies. &nsbsp; Handles variations in sky clarity, ground reflectivity, building shading, humidity and altitude. Almost unlimited flexibility in wall, roof and glass

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DOE to Send Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation to Congress | Department of  

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March 6, 2007 - 10:28am March 6, 2007 - 10:28am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced today he will send to the U.S. Congress a legislative proposal to enhance the nation's ability to manage and dispose of commercial spent nuclear fuel and Defense high-level radioactive waste. "This legislative proposal reflects the Administration's strong commitment to advancing the development of the Yucca Mountain repository, while seeking to provide stability, clarity and predictability in moving the project forward," Secretary Bodman said. "Nuclear power is a clean, reliable domestic source of energy that currently represents approximately 20 percent of the nation's energy supply. The Yucca Mountain repository is critical to the nation's current and future energy and national security

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Survey Statisticians  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Survey Statisticians Survey Statisticians 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 Survey Statistician, who measures the amounts of energy produced and consumed in the United States. Responsibilities: Survey Statisticians perform or participate in one or more of the following important functions: * Design energy surveys by writing questions, creating layouts and testing questions for clarity and accuracy. * Conduct energy surveys to include sending out and tracking survey responses, editing and analyzing data submis- sions and communicating with respondents to verify data.

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Control of Records  

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3 Control of Records Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 3 Control of Records Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Control of Records Process Document Number P-003 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): REG-003, Records Register P-003 Control of Records Process 11_0304 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0805 Added Integration Group to Section III. 11_0304 Defined Record Creator and New Record for clarity and swapped Step 3.0 and 4.0 P-003 Control of Records Process 11_0304 Page 3 of 6 I. Purpose To describe the process for how records are established and maintained to provide evidence of conformity to requirements and

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report 1st Quarter FY 1996  

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LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A Inside LESSONS LEARNED March 1, 1996 Quarterly Report LESSONS LEARNED National Environmental Policy Act U.S. Department of Energy Welcome to the newly-revised Quarterly Report of Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. In response to reader suggestions, we have expanded the scope of the report to provide a wider variety of NEPA- related information, and enhanced the format for better clarity and overall readability. This Quarterly Report includes: * NEPA lessons learned at the Hanford Site - Page 1 * Mini-guidance on the preparation of EIS summaries, properly eliminating alternatives and impacts from detailed analysis, application of DOE NEPA regulations to procurement, and NEPA questions and answers - Pages 3-6 * Updates on the proposed amendments to DOE's NEPA

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Federal Register  

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

13 13 Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 1999 / Notices numbers for EPA's regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR Chapter 15. The EPA would like to solicit comments to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic,

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Notice of Public Meeting  

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[6450-01-P] [6450-01-P] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Parts 429 and 430 (Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-TP-00xx) Test Procedure Guidance for Room Air Conditioners, Residential Dishwashers, and Residential Clothes Washers: Public Meeting AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is holding a public meeting to provide a forum for manufacturers and test laboratories to discuss their respective interpretations of existing DOE test procedures, where they believe that the test procedures lack clarity, and to provide information for DOE to consider prior to publishing any proposed guidance to clarify the current test procedures for room air conditioners, residential dishwashers, and residential clothes

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Petroleum & Other Liquids - Pub - U.S. Energy Information Administration  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Petroleum & Other Liquids Petroleum & Other Liquids Glossary › FAQS › Overview Data Summary Prices Crude Reserves and Production Refining and Processing Imports/Exports & Movements Stocks Consumption/Sales All Petroleum & Other Liquids Data Reports Analysis & Projections Most Requested Consumption & Sales Crude Reserves & Production Imports/Exports & Movements Prices Projections Refining & Processing Stocks All Reports Proposed Natural Gas Liquids Realignment EIA has reviewed the approaches and terminology that have been used by EIA and others to categorize and organize natural gas liquids (NGL) data. The review uncovered definitional inconsistencies in the use of terms such as NGL, natural gas plant liquids (NGPL), and liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) that are adversely affecting the quality and clarity of U.S. and

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Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard Renewable Portfolio Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Retail Supplier Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Massachusetts Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources NOTE: NOTE: In February 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) issued proposed changes to its RPS Class I and RPS Solar Carve-Out programs. The DOER accepted comments through March 25, 2013. In addition, the DOER has developed a draft Assurance of Qualification Guideline and an emergency regulation to provide clarity to the queuing and review process as Solar Carve-Out cap is approached. All drafts, comments,

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99TechSpecs-LevelIIIMods.PDF  

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EV AMERICA TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Effective October 1, 1999 Prepared by Electric Transportation Applications 1999 EV AMERICA TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 2 MINIMUM VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS For a vehicle to be considered qualified as an EV America-USDOE "Production" level vehicle, it must meet the minimum criteria defined by "shall" terminology utilized in the Specification. [For clarity, the use of the word "Shall" defines minimum requirements, whereas the use of the word "Should" defines design and performance objectives.] Vehicles which cannot meet all of the "Shall" requirements will be considered Prototypes, and will not be considered as having "passed" EV America. The following requirements shall be met by any vehicle before it can receive EV America "Production" level status:

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Reply to comment | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Reply to comment Reply to comment Slide13 Submitted by gibsone on Fri, 2013-08-30 08:12 FY2010-NLLC Slide13 Breakthroughs and Enhancements (DOE Data Explorer) FY09 Enhancements: * Nearly 400 collections of non-text information by end of FY09 * Web host (physical location) for each collection added for clarity (can be browsed or searched) * Fields added to each record to clearly show which collections have specialized interfaces at the home source and which collections require user registration before access is granted. * DDE now has its own search widget. Future Enhancements: * Exact phrase searching with quotes added to already existing word search (in production mid-November, 2009) * Data Center crawl search will be released January, 2010 Add new comment Original Thumbnail Mobile_320x340

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60-DAY Federal Register Notice - Proposed  

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Proposed Proposed [6450-01-P] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Comments are invited on: (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of

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May 15, 2012, Federal Technical Capability Program Face to Face Meeting … Presentation: The Importance of Technical Qualification and Continuous Learning  

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Importance of Technical p Importance of Technical p Qualification & Continuous Learning NRC Commissioner William C. Ostendorff Federal Technical Capability Panel U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Las Vegas, Nevada May 15 2012 May 15, 2012 Agenda * Mission and Principles of the NRC * Position Qualification * Continuous Learning g Sea Story NRC Mission To license and regulate the nation's civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear materials in order to ensure the adequate and special nuclear materials in order to ensure the adequate protection of public health and safety, promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. Principles of Good Regulation Independence p Openness Efficiency Clarity Reliability Position Qualification - NRR * Goal of Qualification Program -

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Gaseous Emissions From Steamboat Springs, Brady'S Hot Springs, And Desert  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Gaseous Emissions From Steamboat Springs, Brady'S Hot Springs, And Desert Gaseous Emissions From Steamboat Springs, Brady'S Hot Springs, And Desert Peak Geothermal Systems, Nevada Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Gaseous Emissions From Steamboat Springs, Brady'S Hot Springs, And Desert Peak Geothermal Systems, Nevada Details Activities (3) Areas (3) Regions (0) Abstract: Gaseous emissions from the landscape can be used to explore for geothermal systems, characterize their lateral extent, or map the trends of concealed geologic structures that may provide important reservoir permeability at depth. Gaseous geochemical signatures vary from system to system and utilization of a multi-gas analytical approach to exploration or characterization should enhance the survey's clarity. This paper describes

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Amended Record of Decision for the Interim Management of Nuclear Materials (DOE/EIS-0220)(11/01/01)  

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166 166 Federal Register / Vol. 66, No. 212 / Thursday, November 1, 2001 / Notices proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: October 26, 2001.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 | Department of Energy  

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

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Welcome to the 49th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we feature the initiation of three significant EISs: the Complex 2030 Supplemental Programmatic EIS, the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Repository EIS, and the expanded Yucca Mountain Rail EIS. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: NNSA Pursues Complex 2030 Vision Through Supplemental Programmatic EIS Scoping Process Underway for Two Yucca Mountain EISs Address Sabotage and Terrorism in EISs and EAs Special Environmental Analysis for Emergency Actions CEQ Work Groups Develop NEPA Guidance EIS Study Emphasizes Need for Quality and Clarity

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Business System Management Review  

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P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Business System Management Review Process Document Number: P-004 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): F-009, Business System Management Review Template P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0414 Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions, and Improvement Opportunity 09_1124 Edited document for clarity and to better fit the process in use. Added requirement to provide management with

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Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago  

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Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative October 28, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a workshop with the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative in Chicago on October 26 - 27, 2010, focused on the siting of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes. The two day workshop brought together wind developers, Federal and state regulators, environmental advocates, and other regional stakeholders to discuss methods for ensuring greater clarity, certainty and coordination of Federal and state decision-making for offshore wind development in the Great Lakes.

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Federal Register  

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87 87 Federal Register / Vol. 61, No. 173 / Thursday, September 5, 1996 / Notices of burden accurate, (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: August 29, 1996. Gloria Parker, Director, Information Resources Group. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: New. Title: Guidance on the Goals 2000 Amendments (Draft). Frequency: One-time submission. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 30 Burden Hours: 3,000 Abstract: The Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 | Department of Energy  

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

December 2006 December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Welcome to the 49th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we feature the initiation of three significant EISs: the Complex 2030 Supplemental Programmatic EIS, the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Repository EIS, and the expanded Yucca Mountain Rail EIS. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: NNSA Pursues Complex 2030 Vision Through Supplemental Programmatic EIS Scoping Process Underway for Two Yucca Mountain EISs Address Sabotage and Terrorism in EISs and EAs Special Environmental Analysis for Emergency Actions CEQ Work Groups Develop NEPA Guidance EIS Study Emphasizes Need for Quality and Clarity Transitions

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Department of Energy: Safety and Employee Protection Authorities |  

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Energy: Safety and Employee Protection Authorities Energy: Safety and Employee Protection Authorities Department of Energy: Safety and Employee Protection Authorities In an effort to provide greater clarity on the diverse nature of federal safety and employee protection programs, the Department of Energy (DOE) has compiled the following list of existing authorities that directly pertain to DOE employees and DOE contractors. These laws prescribe the appropriate protections and guidelines for employees raising protected concerns. The Department is committed to maintaining a safe, healthy, and transparent work environment through raising greater awareness of the existing employee protection programs. The following includes a summarization of existing protections as well as a link to the full text of each statutory and

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Office of Legacy Management (LM)

To To Procedure 242.1 Revised Version Issued as P242.1B LM Procedure 242.1, Forms Procedure, of 4/2/07, has under gone minor revisions during the required annual review. Under 8. "Document Control, duplicated words and effort were eliminated. Item 9. d was a edited for clarity. U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management The most recent and official controlled hard copy version of this document resides with LM's Directives Coordinator. An electronic version of the controlled document has been placed on the LM Intranet for employee use. Printed hard copies of this electronic version are considered uncontrolled documents. Procedure: 242.1B Effective: 4/24/08 SUBJECT: FORMS PROCEDURE 1. PURPOSE. To establish the process for creating and maintaining LM forms.

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Document  

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

84 Federal Register 84 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 198 / Friday, October 13, 2006 / Notices burden of the information collections, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collections on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before November 13, 2006. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as

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Record of Decision for the Treatment and Management of Sodium-Bonded Spent Nuclear Fuel ( (DOE/EIS-0306) (9/19/00)  

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65 65 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 19, 2000 / Notices Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: September 13, 2000. John Tressler, Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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Document  

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

2 Federal Register 2 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 98 / Friday, May 22, 2009 / Notices proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 15, 2009. Owen F. Barwell, Deputy Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. E9-11995 Filed 5-21-09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450-01-P

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » September  

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September, 2011 September, 2011 Clarity, Passion Score Communications Contest Win for Middlebury College Friday, September 30, 2011 By Carol Anna With exemplary communications materials, public tours, and website, Middlebury College received first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Communications Contest today. "Middlebury College, this year's winner of the Communications Contest, is a very authentic team that conveyed the best of New England architecture. This team's holistic approach to communications was refreshing; they achieved in all aspects of communications-not just in one area," said Ryan Park, director of business development for REC Solar Inc., who presented the award on behalf of the Communications Contest jurors. "This team made renewable energy technologies familiar to the

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Advance Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (05/11/05)  

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775 775 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 11, 2005 / Notices reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this

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United States Government  

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

')/06 MON 14:28 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG ')/06 MON 14:28 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG --- HQ 1o001 ,O " F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 10, 2006 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-06-11 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A05ID043) SUBJECT: Audit of "Contract Transition Activities at the Idaho Operations Office" TO: Manager, Idaho Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's Idaho Operations Office has ongoing missions focused primarily in the areas of nuclear energy and environmental cleanup. From October 1, 1999 to February 1, 2005, Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Bechtel) managed facility operations for both of these missions. In Fiscal Year 2005, two separate contracts began in order to add focus and clarity to each respective mission. First, the Idaho National

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\Reuschertrolder driver projectwriteupDeb finalchap08.PDF  

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

8 - 1 8 - 1 8. FATAL CRASH RATES 8.1 MODELING FATALITY RATES FOR OLDER DRIVERS Data limitations impeded direct, reliable observation of all accidents, but accidents in which a fatality occurs are reported considerably more thoroughly and consistently than crashes not involving a fatality. Accordingly, our principal measure of fatalities is older driver fatalities, meaning the exact number of older drivers killed in accidents. We also developed another fatality measure which captured the total number of deaths involved in crashes involving an older driver, but its interpretability lacks clarity because of insufficient information on assignment of fault in crashes. The first of the two fatal crash rate concepts we call "driver risk," or the driver fatality

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Definitions  

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Definitions Definitions Definitions Below are a few small business procurement definitions as stated by the Small Business Administration and the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Contact Small Business Office (505) 667-4419 Email Get clarity on common terms (and is your business defined by one?) Small business An independently owned and operated entity Not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on government contracts Meets any applicable criteria concerning number of employees or annual receipts established by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Concerns are "affiliates" when one either controls or has the power to control the other or when a third party (or parties) controls or has the power to control both. North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1996 | Department of Energy  

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

1996 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1996 Welcome to the newly-revised Quarterly Report of Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. In response to reader suggestions, we have expanded the scope of the report to provide a wider variety of NEPArelated information, and enhanced the format for better clarity and overall readability. This Quarterly Report includes: A NEPA SUCCESS STORY: Environmental Impact Statement for the Safe Interim Storage of Hanford Tank Wastes NEPA lessons learned at the Hanford Site Mini-guidance on the preparation of EIS summaries, properly eliminating alternatives and impacts from detailed analysis, application of DOE NEPA regulations to procurement, and NEPA questions and answers Updates on the proposed amendments to DOE's NEPA regulations,

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Welcome to the Efficient Windows Collaborative  

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Glossary Glossary A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W A AAMA. American Architectural Manufacturers Association. A national trade association that establishes voluntary standards for the window, door, storefront, curtain wall, and skylight industries. Absorptance. The ratio of radiant energy absorbed to total incident radiant energy in a glazing system. Acrylic. A thermoplastic with good weather resistance, shatter resistance, and optical clarity, used for glazing. Aerogel. A microporous, transparent silicate foam used as a glazing cavity fill material, offering possible U-values below 0.10 BTU/(h-sq ft-°F) or 0.56 W/(sq m-°C). Air infiltration. The amount of air leaking in and out of a building through cracks in walls, windows and doors.

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Observation of Megagauss-Field Topology Changes due to Magnetic Reconnection in Laser-Produced Plasmas  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The spatial structure and temporal evolution of megagauss magnetic fields generated by interactions of up to 4 laser beams with matter were studied with an innovative, time-gated proton radiography method that produces images of unprecedented clarity because it uses an isotropic, truly monoenergetic backlighter (14.7-MeV protons from D{sup 3}He nuclear fusion reactions). Quantitative field maps reveal precisely and directly, for the first time, changes in the magnetic topology due to reconnection in a high-energy-density plasma (n{sub e}{approx}10{sup 20}-10{sup 22} cm{sup -3}, T{sub e}{approx}1 keV)

Li, C. K.; Seguin, F. H.; Frenje, J. A.; Rygg, J. R.; Petrasso, R. D.; Town, R. P. J.; Landen, O. L.; Knauer, J. P.; Smalyuk, V. A. [Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14623 (United States)

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The Food Crises: A quantitative model of food prices including speculators and ethanol conversion  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Recent increases in basic food prices are severely impacting vulnerable populations worldwide. Proposed causes such as shortages of grain due to adverse weather, increasing meat consumption in China and India, conversion of corn to ethanol in the US, and investor speculation on commodity markets lead to widely differing implications for policy. A lack of clarity about which factors are responsible reinforces policy inaction. Here, for the first time, we construct a dynamic model that quantitatively agrees with food prices. The results show that the dominant causes of price increases are investor speculation and ethanol conversion. Models that just treat supply and demand are not consistent with the actual price dynamics. The two sharp peaks in 2007/2008 and 2010/2011 are specifically due to investor speculation, while an underlying upward trend is due to increasing demand from ethanol conversion. The model includes investor trend following as well as shifting between commodities, equities and bonds to take ad...

Lagi, Marco; Bertrand, Karla Z; Bar-Yam, Yaneer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light passing through subwavelength apertures  

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This review provides a perspective on the recent developments in the transmission of light through subwavelength apertures in metal films. The main focus is on the phenomenon of extraordinary optical transmission in periodic hole arrays, discovered over a decade ago. It is shown that surface electromagnetic modes play a key role in the emergence of the resonant transmission. These modes are also shown to be at the root of both the enhanced transmission and beaming of light found in single apertures surrounded by periodic corrugations. This review describes both the theoretical and experimental aspects of the subject. For clarity, the physical mechanisms operating in the different structures considered are analyzed within a common theoretical framework. Several applications based on the transmission properties of subwavelength apertures are also addressed.

F. J. Garcia-Vidal, L. Martin-Moreno, T. W. Ebbesen, and L. Kuipers

2010-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Scuba diving tourism with critically endangered grey nurse sharks (Carcharias taurus) off eastern Australia: Tourist demographics, shark behaviour and diver compliance  

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Abstract Guidelines and a national code of conduct were implemented to manage scuba diving tourism with the critically endangered grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus) along the Australian east coast. The demographics of diving tourists, swimming behaviour of grey nurse sharks at various life-history stages and compliance of divers to the guidelines/code of conduct were simultaneously assessed during divershark interactions at four sites from March 2011 to February 2012. Milling was the most frequent swimming behaviour observed and no significant changes occurred with the number of divers or distance to sharks. Divers exhibited 100% compliance with all guidelines investigated. Satisfactory compliance may have been attributable to guideline clarity, the ease of establishing divershark interactions, stakeholder involvement in management processes and diver perceptions of sharks. Similar sampling of group and individual shark behaviour should be done to further enhance the understanding of the beneficial and adverse impacts of this marine wildlife tourism sector.

K.R. Smith; C. Scarpaci; M.J. Scarr; N.M. Otway

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creativity in IS usage and workgroup performance: The mediating role of ambidextrous usage  

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Abstract Creativity in the use of information systems (IS) is critical to the performance and long-term success of organizations. Building on an organizational ambidexterity perspective, we investigate ambidexterity in IS usage which is defined as the capacity to simultaneously achieve exploitative usage and explorative usage at a workgroup level. This paper seeks to test the relationships among creative process, usage ambidexterity, and group performance. Based on a sample of 55 workgroups, we found that exploitative usage negatively influences usage ambidexterity while explorative usage positively influences it, and that usage ambidexterity positively influences group performance. Moreover, the findings indicate that usage ambidexterity mediates the effect of exploitative and explorative usage on group performance. Overall, the study contributes to greater clarity and a better understanding of how the creative process influences group performance.

Yumei Luo; Cheng Zhang; Yunjie Xu; Hong Ling

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Acidic deposition: State of science and technology. Report 24. Visibility: Existing and historical conditions - causes and effects. Final report  

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One of the important effects associated with acid precipitation related pollutants is interference with radiation transfer (light transmission) in the atmosphere. An obvious result of such interference is visibility degradation--the impairment of atmospheric clarity or of the ability to perceive form, texture, and color. Climate modification constitutes another, somewhat less obvious, result. The purpose of the NAPAP State of Science/Technology report is to summarize current knowledge regarding these radiation transfer effects. Although the report focuses mainly on visibility issues, it does encompass the emerging field of climate modification. The links between the acid rain problem and radiation transfer effects, although indirect, are quite strong. The principal link is through sulfur dioxide emissions and sulfate aerosols. A secondary link occurs through nitrogen oxide emissions.

Trijonis, J.C.; Malm, W.C.; Pitchford, M.; White, W.H.; Charlson, R.

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calculations of thermal-reactor spent-fuel nuclide inventories and comparisons with measurements  

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Comparisons with integral measurements have demonstrated the accuracy of CINDER codes and libraries in calculating aggregate fission-product properties, including neutron absorption, decay power, and decay spectra. CINDER calculations have, alternatively, been used to supplement measured integral data describing fission-product decay power and decay spectra. Because of the incorporation of the extensive actinide library and the use of ENDF/B-V data, it is desirable to compare the inventory of individual nuclides obtained from tandem EPRI-CELL/CINDER-2 calculations with those determined in documented benchmark inventory measurements of spent reactor fuel. The development of the popular /sup 148/Nd burnup measurement procedure is outlined, and areas of uncertainty in it and lack of clarity in its interpretation are indicated. Six inventory samples of varying quality and completeness are examined. The power histories used in the calculations have been listed for other users.

Wilson, W.B.; LaBauve, R.J.; England, T.R.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Detecting a Nuclear Fission Reactor at the Center of the Earth  

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A natural nuclear fission reactor with a power output of 3- 10 terawatt at the center of the earth has been proposed as the energy source of the earth's magnetic field. The proposal can be directly tested by a massive liquid scintillation detector that can detect the signature spectrum of antineutrinos from the geo-reactor as well as the direction of the antineutrino source. Such detectors are now in operation or under construction in Japan/Europe. However, the clarity of both types of measurements may be limited by background from antineutrinos from surface power reactors. Future U. S. detectors, relatively more remote from power reactors, may be more suitable for achieving unambiguous spectral and directional evidence for a 3TW geo-reactor.

R. S. Raghavan

2002-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

263

Localizing epileptic seizure onsets with Granger causality  

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Accurate localization of the epileptic seizure onset zones (SOZs) is crucial for successful surgery, which usually depends on the information obtained from intracranial electroencephalography (IEEG) recordings. The visual criteria and univariate methods of analyzing IEEG recordings have not always produced clarity on the SOZs for resection and ultimate seizure freedom for patients. Here, to contribute to improving the localization of the SOZs and to understanding the mechanism of seizure propagation over the brain, we applied spectral interdependency methods to IEEG time series recorded from patients during seizures. We found that the high-frequency (>80 Hz) Granger causality (GC) occurs before the onset of any visible ictal activity and causal relationships involve the recording electrodes where clinically identifiable seizures later develop. These results suggest that high-frequency oscillatory network activities precede and underlie epileptic seizures, and that GC spectral measures derived from IEEG can assist in precise delineation of seizure onset times and SOZs.

Bhim M. Adhikari; Charles M. Epstein; Mukesh Dhamala

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

264

Instructors reasons for choosing problem features in a calculus-based introductory physics course  

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This study investigates how the beliefs and values of physics faculty influence their choice of physics problems for their students in an introductory physics course. The study identifies the goals these instructors have for their students, the problem features they believe facilitate those goals, and how those features correspond to problems they choose to use in their classes. This analysis comes from an artifact-based interview of 30 physics faculty teaching introductory calculus-based physics at a wide variety of institutions. The study concludes that instructors goals and the problem features they believe support those goals align with research-based curricular materials intended to develop competent problem solvers. However, many of these instructors do not use the beneficial problem features because they believe these features conflict with a more powerful set of values concerned with clarity of presentation and minimizing student stress, especially on exams.

Edit Yerushalmi; Elisheva Cohen; Kenneth Heller; Patricia Heller; Charles Henderson

2010-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

265

Scenario development for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant: Building confidence in the assessment  

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Scenario development is part of the iterative performance assessment (PA) process for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Scenario development for the WIPP has been the subject of intense external review and is certain to be the subject of continued scrutiny as the project proceeds toward regulatory compliance. The principal means of increasing confidence in this aspect of the PA will be through the use of the systematic and thorough procedure toward developing the scenarios and conceptual models on which the assessment is to be based. Early and ongoing interaction with project reviewers can assist with confidence building. Quality of argument and clarity of presentation in PA will be of key concern. Appropriate tools are required for documenting and tracking assumptions, through a single assessment phase, and between iterative assessment phases. Risks associated with future human actions are of particular concern to the WIPP project, and international consensus on the principles for incorporation of future human actions in assessments would be valuable.

Galson, D.A.; Swift, P.N.

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

An Inconvenient Truth. The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It  

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This book is published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia presentations on global warming that the author created and delivers to groups around the world. With this book, Gore, brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness, and with humor, too, that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked.

Gore, Al

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

267

The Physics and Mathematics of the Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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The essential postulates of classical thermodynamics are formulated, from which the second law is deduced as the principle of increase of entropy in irreversible adiabatic processes that take one equilibrium state to another. The entropy constructed here is defined only for equilibrium states and no attempt is made to define it otherwise. Statistical mechanics does not enter these considerations. One of the main concepts that makes everything work is the comparison principle (which, in essence, states that given any two states of the same chemical composition at least one is adiabatically accessible from the other) and we show that it can be derived from some assumptions about the pressure and thermal equilibrium. Temperature is derived from entropy, but at the start not even the concept of `hotness' is assumed. Our formulation offers a certain clarity and rigor that goes beyond most textbook discussions of the second law.

Elliott H. Lieb; Jakob Yngvason

1997-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

268

The physics and mathematics of the second law of thermodynamics  

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The essential postulates of classical thermodynamics are formulated, from which the second law is deduced as the principle of increase of entropy in irreversible adiabatic processes that take one equilibrium state to another. The entropy constructed here is defined only for equilibrium states and no attempt is made to define it otherwise. Statistical mechanics does not enter these considerations. One of the main concepts that makes everything work is the comparison principle (which, in essence, states that given any two states of the same chemical composition at least one is adiabatically accessible from the other) and we show that it can be derived from some assumptions about the pressure and thermal equilibrium. Temperature is derived from entropy, but at the start not even the concept of hotness is assumed. Our formulation offers a certain clarity and rigor that goes beyond most textbook discussions of the second law.

Elliott H. Lieb; Jakob Yngvason

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

A Guide to Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics  

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This article is a short version of a longer article to appear in Physics Reports (cond-mat/9708200). The essential postulates of classical thermodynamics are formulated, from which the second law is deduced as the principle of increase of entropy in irreversible adiabatic processes that take one equilibrium state to another. The entropy constructed here is defined only for equilibrium states and no attempt is made to define it otherwise. Statistical mechanics does not enter these considerations. One of the main concepts that makes everything work is the comparison principle (which, in essence, states that any two states of the same chemical composition can be connected by an adiabatic process) and we show that it can be derived from some assumptions about the pressure and thermal equilibrium. Temperature is derived from entropy, but at the start not even the concept of `hotness' is assumed. Our formulation offers a certain clarity and rigor that goes beyond most textbook discussions of the second law.

Elliott H. Lieb; Jakob Yngvason

1998-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

270

Mapping the results of mobile network monitoring: a GIS solution  

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Most of us are familiar with the 'can you hear me now' commercial - a spectacled technician from a major wireless carrier moves about with a dedicated team testing the voice clarity of the network. Geographic information system (GIS) technology (Foote and Lynch, 2011), together with the use of existing data collection hardware, allows analysts to map results of mobile networks both accurately and efficiently. This paper will detail how geospatial analysis and methodologies were used to address questions related to ideal locations for a cellular network monitoring service, and where such service should be offered to achieve maximum results. Moreover, it explains what qualifies spatially as a quantitative measurable result. Finally, it illustrates how to harness the power of base map and demographic data together with TEMS Automatic network monitoring software to evaluate wireless infrastructure.

Genaro Pedroarias

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Brief report: The Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS): Gender and age measurement invariance and convergent validity of the Turkish version  

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Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factor structure and convergent validity of the Turkish version of the Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS). Participants were 1201 (59.6% females) youth aged between 12 and 24 years (Mage=17.53 years, SDage=3.25). Results indicated that the three-factor model consisting of commitment, in-depth exploration, and reconsideration of commitment provided a very good fit to the data and applied equally well to boys and girls as well as to three age groups (early adolescents, middle adolescents, and emerging adults). Significant relations between identity processes and self-concept clarity, personality, internalizing and externalizing problem behaviors, and parental relationships supported convergent validity. Thus, the Turkish version of U-MICS is a reliable tool for assessing identity in Turkish-speaking respondents.

Umit Morsunbul; Elisabetta Crocetti; Figen Cok; Wim Meeus

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Semi-transparent solar energy thermal storage device  

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A visually transmitting solar energy absorbing thermal storage module includes a thermal storage liquid containment chamber defined by an interior solar absorber panel, an exterior transparent panel having a heat mirror surface substantially covering the exterior surface thereof and associated top, bottom and side walls. Evaporation of the thermal storage liquid is controlled by a low vapor pressure liquid layer that floats on and seals the top surface of the liquid. Porous filter plugs are placed in filler holes of the module. An algicide and a chelating compound are added to the liquid to control biological and chemical activity while retaining visual clarity. A plurality of modules may be supported in stacked relation by a support frame to form a thermal storage wall structure.

McClelland, John F. (Ames, IA)

1986-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

273

Semi-transparent solar energy thermal storage device  

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A visually transmitting solar energy absorbing thermal storage module includes a thermal storage liquid containment chamber defined by an interior solar absorber panel, an exterior transparent panel having a heat mirror surface substantially covering the exterior surface thereof and associated top, bottom and side walls, Evaporation of the thermal storage liquid is controlled by a low vapor pressure liquid layer that floats on and seals the top surface of the liquid. Porous filter plugs are placed in filler holes of the module. An algicide and a chelating compound are added to the liquid to control biological and chemical activity while retaining visual clarity. A plurality of modules may be supported in stacked relation by a support frame to form a thermal storage wall structure.

McClelland, John F. (Ames, IA)

1985-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

274

Environmental applications of the particle analysis system  

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This study demonstrates the applicability of particle counting technology for analysis of various water treatment systems at the Rocky Flats Plant. The Particle Analysis System described in this study determined the water quality of samples from environmental remediation, stormwater treatment, and drinking water treatment operations. Samples were measured in either discrete or on-line mode. This data showed filtration efficiencies, particle counts, particle size distributions, and real-time treatment system performance. Particle counting proved more sensitive than the turbidimetric measurement technique commonly used by the water treatment industry. Particle counting is a two-dimensional measurement of counts and sizes, whereas turbidity is a one-dimensional measurement of water clarity. Samples showing identical turbidities could be distinguished easily with the Particle Analysis System. The Particle Analysis System proved to be an efficient and reliable water quality measurement tool, and it is applicable to a variety of water treatment systems at the Rocky Flats Plant.

Moritz, E.J.; Hoffman, C.R.

1993-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

275

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955 Jefferson Ave. 955 Jefferson Ave. Valley Forge Corporate Center Norristown, PA 19403-2497 April 19, 2013 Scott Baker Sr. Business Solutions Analyst Bakers1@pjm.com (610) 666-2235 VIA EMAIL U.S. Department of Energy Email: expartecommunications@hq.doe.gov RE: Ex Parte Communication, Docket EERE-2012-BT-STD-0022 To whom it may concern, On April 19, 2013, representatives from PJM Interconnection LLC and the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association held a phone call with members of the Department of Energy's General Counsel and Building Technologies offices to discuss legal and procedural questions related to the docket referenced pertaining to residential electric storage water heaters. The purpose of this meeting was to gain clarity on the statutory authorities the

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Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and  

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Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements Second Edition Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements Second Edition This second edition of the "Green Book" was issued by DOE to assist preparers and reviewers of NEPA documents, with the goal of promoting clarity, accuracy, and consistency in preparing EAs and EISs to better support decisionmaking. Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements Second Edition More Documents & Publications DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports, Dec. 1994 to Sept. 2005 EIS-0359-SA-01: Draft Supplement Analysis

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Hybrid Semiconductors for Hardier Electronics and Optoelectronics? |  

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Unveiling the Molecular Structure of the Target of Many Drugs Unveiling the Molecular Structure of the Target of Many Drugs A New Scenario for First Life on Earth Surface Orbital 'Roughness' in Colossal Magnetoresistive Oxide Different Roads Toward Quantum Criticality Orbital Reconstruction at a Complex Oxide Interface Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Hybrid Semiconductors for Hardier Electronics and Optoelectronics? DECEMBER 21, 2007 Bookmark and Share The crystal structure of β-ZnTe(en)0:5, determined by single-crystal x-ray diffraction. Two-monolayerthick ZnTe slabs are interconnected by ethylenediamine (C2N2H8) molecules bonded to zinc atoms. Zn-Green, Te-Red, N-Blue,and C-Gray. Hydrogen atoms are omitted for clarity.

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DOE-EA-0183; Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy Record of Decision, July 19, 2007  

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31 31 BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT RECORD OF DECISION Long -Term Regional Dialogue Policy SUMMARY The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to adopt a policy on the agency's long- term power supply role after fiscal year (FY) 2011. This policy is intended to provide BPA's customers with greater clarity about their Federal power supply so they can effectively plan for the future and, if they choose, make capital investments in long-term electricity infrastructure. This Long-Term Regional Dialogue Policy (Policy), which is the result of a Regional Dialogue process that began in 2002, is described more fully in a separately issued Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) that addresses the legal and policy rationale supporting the administrative

279

Rising Electricity Costs: A Challenge For Consumers, Regulators, And Utilities  

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Update Update Steve Kiesner Director, National Customer Markets FUPWG Spring 2010 Meeting April 14, 2010 What's On the Minds of Your Utilities?  Transformation of the Electricity Industry  Emerging smart technology  Financial reform  Reliability  Major initiatives to address climate change  Gaps / Lack of Clarity in Federal / State Decisions on Infrastructure and Market Issues  Operating in a carbon constrained world EEI  Our members serve 95% of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry,  and represent approximately 70% of the U.S. electric power industry.  We also have more than 80 international electric companies as Affiliate Members  Organized in 1933, EEI works closely with all of its members, representing their interests and

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Radial-Gap Permanent Magnet Motor and Drive Research FY 2004  

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The objective of this task was to study permanent magnet (PM) radial-gap traction drive systems that could meet the U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR Program's 2010 goals to expose weaknesses or identify strengths. Initially, the approach was to compare attributes such as physical deformations during operation, performance (torque, power, efficiency versus speed), material requirements (strength), material costs, manufacturability, weight, power density, specific power, reliability, and drivability for specific motors. Three motors selected were the commercially available 60-kW radial-gap surface-mounted PM motor manufactured by UQM Technologies, Inc.; a hypothetical PM motor with rotor-supported magnets similar to the Honda MCF-21; and Delphi's automotive electric machine drive motor, whose rotor is a ferromagnetic cylinder, held at one end by a shaft that supports the magnets on its inner surface. Potential problems have appeared related to PM motors, such as (1) high no-load spin losses and high operational power losses, probably from eddy current losses in the rotor; (2) the undemonstrated dual mode inverter control (DMIC) for driving a brushless dc motor (BDCM) (UQM and Delphi motors); (3) uncertainty about the potential for reducing current with DMIC; and (4) uncertainty about the relation between material requirements and maximum rotor speed. Therefore, the approach was changed to study in detail three of the comparison attributes: drivability, performance, and material requirements. Drivability and related problems were examined by demonstrating that DMIC may be used to drive an 18-pole 30-kW PM motor to 6000 rpm, where the maximum electrical frequency is 900 Hz. An available axial-gap test motor with 18 poles was used because its control is identical to that of a radial gap PM motor. Performance was analytically examined, which led to a derivation showing that DMIC controls a PM motor so that the motor uses minimum current to produce any power regardless of speed for relative speeds, n = {omega}/{omega}{sub base} {ge} 2. Performance was also examined with efficiency measurements during the 30-kW PM motor test. Material requirements were examined with finite-element analyses (FEA) to determine the speed and location where yield starts and the corresponding deformations and stresses.

McKeever, J.W.

2005-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Research, Development and Demonstration of Micro-CHP System for Residential Applications  

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ECR International and its joint venture company, Climate Energy, are at the forefront of the effort to deliver residential-scale combined heat and power (Micro-CHP) products to the USA market. Part of this substantial program is focused on the development of a new class of steam expanders that offers the potential for significantly lower costs for small-scale power generation technology. The heart of this technology is the scroll expander, a machine that has revolutionized the HVAC refrigerant compressor industry in the last 15 years. The liquid injected cogeneration (LIC) technology is at the core of the efforts described in this report, and remains an excellent option for low cost Micro-CHP systems. ECR has demonstrated in several prototype appliances that the concept for LIC can be made into a practical product. The continuing challenge is to identify economical scroll machine designs that will meet the performance and endurance requirements needed for a long life appliance application. This report describes the numerous advances made in this endeavor by ECR International. Several important advances are described in this report. Section 4 describes a marketing and economics study that integrates the technical performance of the LIC system with real-world climatic data and economic analysis to assess the practical impact that different factors have on the economic application of Micro-CHP in residential applications. Advances in the development of a working scroll steam expander are discussed in Section 5. A rigorous analytical assessment of the performance of scroll expanders, including the difficult to characterize impact of pocket to pocket flank leakage, is presented in Section 5.1. This is followed with an FEA study of the thermal and pressure induced deflections that would result from the normal operation of an advanced scroll expander. Section 6 describes the different scroll expanders and test fixtures developed during this effort. Another key technical challenge to the development of a long life LIC system is the development of a reliable and efficient steam generator. The steam generator and support equipment development is described in Section 7. Just one year ago, ECR International announced through its joint venture company, Climate Energy, that it was introducing to the USA market a new class of Micro-CHP product using the state-of-the-art Honda MCHP gas fired internal combustion (IC) engine platform. We now have installed Climate Energy Micro-CHP systems in 20 pilot demonstration sites for the 2005/2006 heating season. This breakthrough success with IC engine based systems paves the way for future advanced steam cycle Micro-CHP systems to be introduced.

Karl Mayer

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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strucfunfigrpp.dvi  

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21 21 NOTE: THE FIGURES IN THIS SECTION ARE INTENDED TO SHOW THE REPRESENTATIVE DATA. THEY ARE NOT MEANT TO BE COMPLETE COMPILATIONS OF ALL THE WORLD'S RELIABLE DATA. Q 2 (GeV 2 ) F 2 (x,Q 2 ) * 2 i x H1+ZEUS BCDMS E665 NMC SLAC 10 -3 10 -2 10 -1 1 10 10 2 10 3 10 4 10 5 10 6 10 7 10 -1 1 10 10 2 10 3 10 4 10 5 10 6 Figure 18.8: The proton structure function F p 2 measured in electromagnetic scattering of electrons and positrons on protons (collider experiments H1 and ZEUS for Q 2 ≥ 2 GeV 2 ), in the kinematic domain of the HERA data (see Fig. 18.10 for data at smaller x and Q 2 ), and for electrons (SLAC) and muons (BCDMS, E665, NMC) on a fixed target. Statistical and systematic errors added in quadrature are shown. The data are plotted as a function of Q 2 in bins of fixed x. Some points have been slightly offset in Q 2 for clarity. The H1+ZEUS combined binning in x is used in this plot; all other data are rebinned to the x values of

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strucfunfig.dvi  

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NOTE: NOTE: THE FIGURES IN THIS SECTION ARE INTENDED TO SHOW THE REPRESENTATIVE DATA. THEY ARE NOT MEANT TO BE COMPLETE COMPILATIONS OF ALL THE WORLD'S RELIABLE DATA. Figure 0.8: The proton structure function F p 2 measured in electromagnetic scattering of electrons and positrons on protons (collider experiments H1 and ZEUS for Q 2 ≥ 2 GeV 2 ), in the kinematic domain of the HERA data (see Fig. 0.10 for data at smaller x and Q 2 ), and for electrons (SLAC) and muons (BCDMS, E665, NMC) on a fixed target. Statistical and systematic errors added in quadrature are shown. The data are plotted as a function of Q 2 in bins of fixed x. Some points have been slightly offset in Q 2 for clarity. The H1+ZEUS combined binning in x is used in this plot; all other data are rebinned to the x values of these data. For the purpose of plotting, F p 2 has been multiplied by 2 i x , where i x is the number of the x bin, ranging from i x = 1 (x =

284

Steven Weinberg, Weak Interactions, and Electromagnetic Interactions  

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Steven Weinberg and Steven Weinberg and Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions Resources with Additional Information Steven Weinberg Courtesy Dr. Steven Weinberg Steven "Weinberg is a professor of physics and astronomy at UT [The University of Texas] Austin and is founding director of the Theory Group in the College of Natural Sciences. [He is] well known for his development of a field theory that unifies the electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces, and for other major contributions to physics and cosmology ... Weinberg's work has been honored with numerous prizes, including the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979 and the National Medal of Science in 1991. Weinberg is the author of the prize-winning book The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe (which has been translated into 22 foreign languages) as well as Gravitation and Cosmology, The Discovery of Subatomic Particles, Dreams of a Final Theory and The Quantum Theory of Fields. ... Weinberg was the recipient of the Scientist as Poet prize from Rockefeller University for "extraordinary achievements in conveying - with passionate clarity - the ideas, history, explanatory power and aesthetic dimensions of fundamental physics." The citation mentioned two of Weinberg's books.

285

Structure  

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Structure Structure functions 1 NOTE: THE FIGURES IN THIS SECTION ARE INTENDED TO SHOW THE REPRESENTATIVE DATA. THEY ARE NOT MEANT TO BE COMPLETE COMPILATIONS OF ALL THE WORLD'S RELIABLE DATA. Q 2 (GeV 2 ) F 2 (x,Q 2 ) * 2 i x H1 ZEUS BCDMS E665 NMC SLAC 10 -3 10 -2 10 -1 1 10 10 2 10 3 10 4 10 5 10 6 10 7 10 8 10 9 10 -1 1 10 10 2 10 3 10 4 10 5 10 6 Figure 16.6: The proton structure function F p 2 measured in electromagnetic scattering of positrons on protons (collider experiments ZEUS and H1), in the kinematic domain of the HERA data, for x > 0.00006 (cf. Fig. 16.9 for data at smaller x and Q 2 ), and for electrons (SLAC) and muons (BCDMS, E665, NMC) on a fixed target. Statistical and systematic errors added in quadrature are shown. The data are plotted as a function of Q 2 in bins of fixed x. Some points have been slightly offset in Q 2 for clarity. The ZEUS binning in x is used in this plot; all other data are rebinned to the x values of

286

strucfunfigrpp.dvi  

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1 1 NOTE: THE FIGURES IN THIS SECTION ARE INTENDED TO SHOW THE REPRESENTATIVE DATA. THEY ARE NOT MEANT TO BE COMPLETE COMPILATIONS OF ALL THE WORLD'S RELIABLE DATA. Figure 18.8: The proton structure function F p 2 measured in electromagnetic scattering of electrons and positrons on protons (collider experiments H1 and ZEUS for Q 2 ≥ 2 GeV 2 ), in the kinematic domain of the HERA data (see Fig. 18.10 for data at smaller x and Q 2 ), and for electrons (SLAC) and muons (BCDMS, E665, NMC) on a fixed target. Statistical and systematic errors added in quadrature are shown. The data are plotted as a function of Q 2 in bins of fixed x. Some points have been slightly offset in Q 2 for clarity. The H1+ZEUS combined binning in x is used in this plot; all other data are rebinned to the x values of these data. For the purpose of plotting, F p 2 has been multiplied by 2 i x , where i x is the number of the x bin, ranging from i x = 1

287

Light scattering for aerogel characterization  

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for aerogel characterization for aerogel characterization Title Light scattering for aerogel characterization Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 1998 Authors Hunt, Arlon J. Journal Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids Volume 225 Pagination 303-306 Keywords aerogel, light scattering, microstructure Abstract Light scattering is a useful tool to evaluate aerogel clarity, study its structure, pore size, mechanical strain, and examine the modes of sol-gel evolution that determine its microstructure. Ultraviolet-visible transmission spectroscopy can be used to study the wavelength dependent scattering to readily compare aerogels of differing origins, thickness, and to evaluate effects of residual contaminants. Infrared reflectance measurements can be used to determine the effective real and imaginary indices of refraction of porous aerogel materials for material property and radiant heat transfer studies. Measurements of scattering at a fixed angle can be used for quality control, to evaluate sources of scattering, and study inhomogeneities. Measurement of the Mueller matrix (describing the 16-element angle-dependent transformation of intensity and polarization of incident to scattered light) provides information about the anisotropy, large pore fraction, induced stresses, microstructure and inhomogeneities in the aerogel. The time evolution of scattering before and after gel formation gives information.

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The transformation of organic amines by transition metal cluster compounds: Progress report  

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Research during the current award period has covered several related topics which have emerged and grown as a consequence of the various discoveries that have been made during this award period. They have been divided into the following subsections for clarity and emphasis: The activation of tertiary amines by osmium cluster complexes; CH bond activation and ring opening of a nitrogen containing strained ring heterocycle by an osmium cluster complex; Ring opening of cyclic thioethers; cyclooligomerization of Thietanes; Studies of the cyclobutyne ligand; Insertion of an alkynes into metal-metal bonds; and Energy storage in metal clusters. A summary of the results of these studies is given in the following sections of this report. These studies have resulted in 50 scientific publications over the last three years and details of their studies beyond that given in the following sections can be found in those reports. All of these reports are listed in the final section of this report by the author`s names, title and journal citation.

Adams, R.D.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-Level Waste Regulation: Putting Principles Into Practice - 13297 - The Richard S. Hodes, M.D., Honor Lecture Award  

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In carrying out its mission to ensure the safe use of radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while protecting people and the environment, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) adheres to its Principles of Good Regulation. The Principles-Independence, Openness, Efficiency, Clarity, and Reliability-apply to the agency as a whole in its decision-making and to the individual conduct of NRC employees. This paper describes the application of the Principles in a real-life staff activity, a guidance document used in the NRC's low-level radioactive waste (LLW) program, the Concentration Averaging and Encapsulation Branch Technical Position (CA BTP). The staff's process to revise the document, as well as the final content of the document, were influenced by following the Principles. For example, consistent with the Openness Principle, the staff conducted a number of outreach activities and received many comments on three drafts of the document. Stakeholder comments affected the final staff positions in some cases. The revised CA BTP, once implemented, is expected to improve management and disposal of LLW in the United States. Its positions have an improved nexus to health and safety; are more performance-based than previously, thus providing licensees with options for how they achieve the required outcome of protecting an inadvertent human intruder into a disposal facility; and provide for disposal of more sealed radioactive sources, which are a potential threat to national security. (author)

Kennedy, James E. [Low-Level Waste Branch Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555-0001 (United States)] [Low-Level Waste Branch Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555-0001 (United States)

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A review of the safety features of 6M packagings for DOE programs  

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This report, prepared by a US Department of Energy (DOE) Task Force and organized for clarity into two-page modules, argues that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Specification-6M packagings (hereafter referred to as 6M packaging, or simply 6M) merit continued DOE use and, if necessary, DOE certification. This report is designed to address the specific requirements of a Safety Analysis Report for Packaging (SARP). While not a SARP, this report constitutes a compilation of all available documentation on 6M packagings. The authors individually, and the Task Force collectively, believe their investigation provides justification for the continued use of 6M packagings because they meet criteria for quality assurance and for safety under normal and accident conditions as defined by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations. This report may be used by DOE managers to assist in deliberations on future requirements for 6M packagings as they are required to support DOE programs. For the purpose of ready evaluation, this report includes categorical topics found in Nuclear Regulatory Guide 7.9, the topical guideline for SARPs. The format, however, will (it is hoped) pleasantly surprise customary reader expectations. For, while maintaining categorical headings and subheadings found in SARPs as a skeleton, the Task Force chose to adopt the document design principles developed by Hughes Aircraft in the 1960s, ''Sequential Thematic Organization of Publications'' (STOP). 37 figs.

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1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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QUANTIFICATION OF DEFORMATION-INDUCED SURFACE ROUGHENING USING MODIFIED ROUGHNESS PARAMETERS AND FOURIER FILTERING.  

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Surfaces of metal sheets initially contain high frequency, low amplitude roughness components imparted during the rolling process. When plastic deformation is imposed, the amplitude of these free surface components increases, producing various kinds of morphological features including randomness, periodicity and waviness. The features often control key functional aspects of a metal surface, such as reflected image clarity, lubricant transport, and spot weldability. The key to understanding the evolution of topographical features on plastically deformed sheet surfaces involves characterizing those features using appropriate quantitative measures. In this study, selected roughness characterization tools are used to 3-D surface roughening of 6022-T4 Al sheets deformed in plane strain. Modified roughness parameters, viz., peak-to-valley mean-height roughness (Rmh) and 10 % mean-height roughness (Rpv), were used to characterize roughness amplitude in order to overcome the deficiencies inherent with the root mean square roughness (Rq). A new approach, in which the roughness pattern is divided into several regimes, was also used to investigate the frequency components that provide the major contributions to surface roughening. The Fast Fourier

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Recommendations for reducing ambiguity in written procedures.  

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Previous studies in the nuclear weapons complex have shown that ambiguous work instructions (WIs) and operating procedures (OPs) can lead to human error, which is a major cause for concern. This report outlines some of the sources of ambiguity in written English and describes three recommendations for reducing ambiguity in WIs and OPs. The recommendations are based on commonly used research techniques in the fields of linguistics and cognitive psychology. The first recommendation is to gather empirical data that can be used to improve the recommended word lists that are provided to technical writers. The second recommendation is to have a review in which new WIs and OPs and checked for ambiguities and clarity. The third recommendation is to use self-paced reading time studies to identify any remaining ambiguities before the new WIs and OPs are put into use. If these three steps are followed for new WIs and OPs, the likelihood of human errors related to ambiguity could be greatly reduced.

Matzen, Laura E.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser diagnostics of CVD diamond film growth  

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Diamond has one of hte most exciting combinations of properties known.{sup 1} It is the hardest material known, has extremely high thermal conductivity, wide optical transparency, and a durability that is unmatched by other substances. The scarcity and high cost of natural diamond has precluded its use in many potential applications that would benefit from this unique combination of properties. Over the last two decades, the technique of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of diamond at low pressure has been developed, providing the technology to produce thin and thick film coatings on a variety of materials as well as freestanding films and plates of diamond. High optical clarity diamond plates grown by the CVD method are now available in diameters that exceed that of the largest natural diamond ever found. Products spanning from diamond coated machine t{sq_bullet}oling to semiconducting diamond-based electronics have been developed using this technology. Recent estimates suggest that the global market for chemical vapor deposited diamond and diamond-like carbon films will reach {dollar_sign}1 billion by 2000.

Feigerle, C.S.; Shaw, R.W.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

MiniBooNE liner integrity study  

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The civil construction for the MiniBooNE project includes a 50-m decay path and beam absorbers. The decay path is a six-foot diameter corrugated metal pipe (CMP). To prevent activation of the groundwater, the CMP and beam absorbers are surrounded by crushed aggregate, and enclosed in a double-walled geotextile membrane, referred to as the liner. The minimum distance from the beam centerline to the liner is 10 feet. The double-wall construction of the liner forms three regions, the containment volume, the interstitial volume, and the exterior. Each of these volumes is connected to monitoring wells at both the upstream and downstream ends of the decay volume, i.e. a total of six monitoring pipes extend to the surface. To confirm the integrity of the liner system following its placement, the firm Earth Tech was contracted to perform tests. Michael Williams was the primary contact with Earth Tech. The following is the report from Earth Tech, with minor changes in the interest of clarity. A sketch of the decay region is shown; only one of the layers of the liner is shown, and only one monitoring port. At the time of these tests, the excavation in general, but particularly in the vicinity of the monitoring wells had not been backfilled in the final grade, as indicated by the dashed lines.

Ray Stefanski, Phil Martin and Jeff Sims

2001-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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The development of regulatory expectations for computer-based safety systems for the UK nuclear programme  

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The Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII) of the UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has completed a review of their Safety Assessment Principles (SAPs) for Nuclear Installations recently. During the period of the SAPs review in 2004-2005 the designers of future UK naval reactor plant were optioneering the control and protection systems that might be implemented. Because there was insufficient regulatory guidance available in the naval sector to support this activity the Defence Nuclear Safety Regulator (DNSR) invited the NII to collaborate with the production of a guidance document that provides clarity of regulatory expectations for the production of safety cases for computer based safety systems. A key part of producing regulatory expectations was identifying the relevant extant standards and sector guidance that reflect good practice. The three principal sources of such good practice were: IAEA Safety Guide NS-G-1.1 (Software for Computer Based Systems Important to Safety in Nuclear Power Plants), European Commission consensus document (Common Position of European Nuclear Regulators for the Licensing of Safety Critical Software for Nuclear Reactors) and IEC nuclear sector standards such as IEC60880. A common understanding has been achieved between the NII and DNSR and regulatory guidance developed which will be used by both NII and DNSR in the assessment of computer-based safety systems and in the further development of more detailed joint technical assessment guidance for both regulatory organisations. (authors)

Hughes, P. J. [HM Nuclear Installations Inspectorate Marine Engineering Submarines Defence Nuclear Safety Regulator Serco Assurance Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle L20 7HS (United Kingdom); Westwood, R.N; Mark, R. T. [FLEET HQ, Leach Building, Whale Island, Portsmouth, PO2 8BY (United Kingdom); Tapping, K. [Serco Assurance,Thomson House, Risley, Warrington, WA3 6GA (United Kingdom)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar energy storage by salinity gradient solar pond: Pilot plant construction and gradient control  

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An experimental solar pond pilot plant was constructed in Solvay-Martorell, facilities, Catalonia (NE part of the Iberian Peninsula) to capture and store solar energy. The body of the pond is a cylindrical reinforced concrete tank, 3m height, 8m diameter and total area of 50m2. Salinity and thermal gradient were properly established by using the salinity distribution methodology. The gradient in the pond was maintained by feeding salt (NaCl) through a cylindrical salt charger to the bottom at a height of 80cm from the pond floor. Continuous surface washing using tap water supply maintained the salinity of the top convective layer at a low level and compensate loses by evaporation. An acidification method by addition of \\{HCl\\} at different heights was used to control the clarity of the pond. The salinity gradient was fully established on 30 September 2009 and has been maintained until the date. After winter time (February 2010), the pond warms up and the temperature increased continuously until it reached its maximum (55C) in August 2010. The salinity gradient observed great stability after one year of continuous control and maintenance and under different weather conditions.

Csar Valderrama; Oriol Gibert; Jordina Arcal; Pau Solano; Aliakbar Akbarzadeh; Enric Larrotcha; Jos Luis Cortina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Transparency in the Reporting of Safeguards Implementation: FY11 Update  

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In 2008, the Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation (SAGSI) indicated that the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Safeguards Implementation Report (SIR) has not kept pace with the evolution of safeguards and provided the IAEA with a set of recommendations for improvement. The SIR is the primary mechanism for providing an overview of safeguards implementation in a given year and reporting on the annual safeguards findings and conclusions drawn by the Secretariat. As the IAEA transitions to State-level safeguards approaches, SIR reporting must adapt to reflect these evolutionary changes. This evolved report will better reflect the IAEA's transition to a more qualitative and information-driven approach, based upon State-as-a-whole considerations. This paper applies SAGSI's recommendations to the development of multiple models for an evolved SIR and finds that an SIR repurposed as a 'safeguards portal' could significantly enhance information delivery, clarity, and transparency. In addition, this paper finds that the 'portal concept' also appears to have value as a standardized information presentation and analysis platform for use by Country Officers, for continuity of knowledge purposes, and the IAEA Secretariat in the safeguards conclusion process. Accompanying this paper is a fully functional prototype of the 'portal' concept, built using commercial software and IAEA Annual Report data and available for viewing at http://safeguardsportal.pnnl.gov.

Toomey, Christopher; Odlaug, Christopher S.; Wyse, Evan T.

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

298

Improving the Transparency of IAEA Safeguards Reporting  

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In 2008, the Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation (SAGSI) indicated that the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Safeguards Implementation Report (SIR) has not kept pace with the evolution of safeguards and provided the IAEA with a set of recommendations for improvement. The SIR is the primary mechanism for providing an overview of safeguards implementation in a given year and reporting on the annual safeguards findings and conclusions drawn by the Secretariat. As the IAEA transitions to State-level safeguards approaches, SIR reporting must adapt to reflect these evolutionary changes. This evolved report will better reflect the IAEA's transition to a more qualitative and information-driven approach, based upon State-as-a-whole considerations. This paper applies SAGSI's recommendations to the development of multiple models for an evolved SIR and finds that an SIR repurposed as a 'safeguards portal' could significantly enhance information delivery, clarity, and transparency. In addition, this paper finds that the 'portal concept' also appears to have value as a standardized information presentation and analysis platform for use by Country Officers, for continuity of knowledge purposes, and the IAEA Secretariat in the safeguards conclusion process. Accompanying this paper is a fully functional prototype of the 'portal' concept, built using commercial software and IAEA Annual Report data.

Toomey, Christopher; Hayman, Aaron M.; Wyse, Evan T.; Odlaug, Christopher S.

2011-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of demand-side management policy in the UK  

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Abstract Demand-side management (DSM) refers to actions undertaken on the demand side of energy metres. A broad definition of DSM is proposed to include current policy objectives for emissions reduction, energy security and affordability, and encompasses energy efficiency, demand response, and on-site back-up generation and storage. The paper reviews the concept of DSM, outlines the historical impacts of DSM globally since the energy crises of the 1970s, analyses UK DSM policy, and examines the influence of EU Directives on UK DSM policy, as the country is currently deciding on how to include the demand-side in its Electricity Market Reform proposals and wider energy policy. Much of the focus of previous research has been on DSM technological trials and modelling studies rather than DSM policy and the paper contributes to filling this gap. Policy recommendations for the UK context are discussed, and it is clear that the success of DSM policies is determined primarily by regulatory support and utility financial incentives. It is important that policy clarity is provided and that current and new policies do not overlap.

Peter Warren

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A photo-ionized canopy for the shock-excited Criss-Cross Nebula  

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Aims. We study a new broad well-defined arc of optical nebulosity close to the cloud-shock interacting Criss-Cross Nebula, derive the basic physical properties of the former and revise those of the latter, and compare both objects to simulations of cloud-shock interactions from the literature. Methods. Deep optical, partly wide-field, images were used to reveal the intricate morphology and overall extent of the nebulosities. Optical spectroscopy enabled us to uncover their nature. Results. The two nebulosities obviously are physically linked, but are of different type; the Criss-Cross Nebula is, as was shown also in an earlier paper, excited via a slow shock from the expanding Orion-Eridanus Bubble, but the broad arc is definitely photo-ionized. The source for ionizing photons appears to be hot gas in this bubble. Some results of simulations of interactions of SNRs with interstellar clouds available from the literature bear a striking resemblance to our nebulae, which appear to represent an example - unrivalled in closeness and clarity - for an early to medium stage in the destruction of an isolated cloud over-run by a highly evolved SNR. Thereby the Criss-Cross Nebula is, when seen from the SNR, the rear disrupted part of the original small cloud, whereas the arc probably is its yet rather intact front part.

S. Temporin; R. Weinberger; B. Stecklum

2007-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of models used for determining consequences of UF{sub 6} release: Development of model evaluation criteria. Volume 1  

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The objective of this study is to examine the usefulness and effectiveness of currently existing models that simulate the release of uranium hexafluoride from UF{sub 6}-handling facilities, subsequent reactions of UF{sub 6} with atmospheric moisture, and the dispersion of UF{sub 6} and reaction products in the atmosphere. The study evaluates screening-level and detailed public-domain models that were specifically developed for UF{sub 6} and models that were originally developed for the treatment of dense gases but are applicable to UF{sub 6} release, reaction, and dispersion. The model evaluation process is divided into three specific tasks: model-component evaluation; applicability evaluation; and user interface and quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) evaluation. Within the model-component evaluation process, a model`s treatment of source term, thermodynamics, and atmospheric dispersion are considered and model predictions are compared with actual observations. Within the applicability evaluation process, a model`s applicability to Integrated Safety Analysis, Emergency Response Planning, and Post-Accident Analysis, and to site-specific considerations are assessed. Finally, within the user interface and QA/QC evaluation process, a model`s user-friendliness, presence and clarity of documentation, ease of use, etc. are assessed, along with its handling of QA/QC. This document presents the complete methodology used in the evaluation process.

Nair, S.K.; Chambers, D.B.; Park, S.H.; Hoffman, F.O. [Senes Oak Ridge, Inc., TN (United States). Center for Risk Analysis

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Project document control and Records Management Program Description  

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The Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Project document control and records management program, as defined within this document, is based on a broad spectrum of regulatory requirements, Department of Energy (DOE) and Project Hanford and SNF Project-specific direction and guidance. The SNF Project Execution Plan, HNF-3552, requires the control of documents and management of records under the auspices of configuration control, conduct of operations, training, quality assurance, work control, records management, data management, engineering and design control, operational readiness review, and project management and turnover. Implementation of the controls, systems, and processes necessary to ensure compliance with applicable requirements is facilitated through plans, directives, and procedures within the Project Hanford Management System (PHMS) and the SNF Project internal technical and administrative procedures systems. The documents cited within this document are those which directly establish or define the SNF Project document control and records management program. There are many peripheral documents that establish requirements and provide direction pertinent to managing specific types of documents that, for the sake of brevity and clarity, are not cited within this document.

MARTIN, B.M.

2000-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 5 - The boundaries of instance-based learning theory for explaining decisions from experience  

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Abstract Most demonstrations of how people make decisions in risky situations rely on decisions from description, where outcomes and their probabilities are explicitly stated. But recently, more attention has been given to decisions from experience where people discover these outcomes and probabilities through exploration. More importantly, risky behavior depends on how decisions are made (from description or experience), and although prospect theory explains decisions from description, a comprehensive model of decisions from experience is yet to be found. Instance-based learning theory (IBLT) explains how decisions are made from experience through interactions with dynamic environments (Gonzalez et al., 2003). The theory has shown robust explanations of behavior across multiple tasks and contexts, but it is becoming unclear what the theory is able to explain and what it does not. The goal of this chapter is to start addressing this problem. I will introduce IBLT and a recent cognitive model based on this theory: the IBL model of repeated binary choice; then I will discuss the phenomena that the IBL model explains and those that the model does not. The argument is for the theory's robustness but also for clarity in terms of concrete effects that the theory can or cannot account for.

Cleotilde Gonzalez

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Betatron motion with coupling of horizontal and vertical degrees of freedom  

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Presently, there are two most frequently used parameterezations of linear x-y coupled motion used in the accelerator physics. They are the Edwards-Teng and Mais-Ripken parameterizations. The article is devoted to an analysis of close relationship between the two representations, thus adding a clarity to their physical meaning. It also discusses the relationship between the eigen-vectors, the beta-functions, second order moments and the bilinear form representing the particle ellipsoid in the 4D phase space. Then, it consideres a further development of Mais-Ripken parameteresation where the particle motion is descrabed by 10 parameters: four beta-functions, four alpha-functions and two betatron phase advances. In comparison with Edwards-Teng parameterization the chosen parametrization has an advantage that it works equally well for analysis of coupled betatron motion in circular accelerators and in transfer lines. Considered relationship between second order moments, eigen-vectors and beta-functions can be useful in interpreting tracking results and experimental data. As an example, the developed formalizm is applied to the FNAL electron cooler and Derbenevs vertex-to-plane adapter.

Valeri Lebedev, Alex Bogacz

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensor Characteristics Reference Guide  

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The Buildings Technologies Office (BTO), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), is initiating a new program in Sensor and Controls. The vision of this program is: Buildings operating automatically and continuously at peak energy efficiency over their lifetimes and interoperating effectively with the electric power grid. Buildings that are self-configuring, self-commissioning, self-learning, self-diagnosing, self-healing, and self-transacting to enable continuous peak performance. Lower overall building operating costs and higher asset valuation. The overarching goal is to capture 30% energy savings by enhanced management of energy consuming assets and systems through development of cost-effective sensors and controls. One step in achieving this vision is the publication of this Sensor Characteristics Reference Guide. The purpose of the guide is to inform building owners and operators of the current status, capabilities, and limitations of sensor technologies. It is hoped that this guide will aid in the design and procurement process and result in successful implementation of building sensor and control systems. DOE will also use this guide to identify research priorities, develop future specifications for potential market adoption, and provide market clarity through unbiased information

Cree, Johnathan V.; Dansu, A.; Fuhr, P.; Lanzisera, Steven M.; McIntyre, T.; Muehleisen, Ralph T.; Starke, M.; Banerjee, Pranab; Kuruganti, T.; Castello, C.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Origin of Cosmic Rays  

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Cosmic Rays reach the Earth from space with energies of up to more than 1020 eV, carrying information on the most powerful particle accelerators that Nature has been able to assemble. Understanding where and how cosmic rays originate has required almost one century of investigations, and, although the last word is not written yet, recent observations and theory seem now to fit together to provide us with a global picture of the origin of cosmic rays of unprecedented clarity. Here we will describe what we learned from recent observations of astrophysical sources (such as supernova remnants and active galaxies) and we will illustrate what these observations tell us about the physics of particle acceleration and transport. We will also discuss the ?end? of the Galactic cosmic ray spectrum, which bridges out attention towards the so called ultra high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs). At ~1020 eV the gyration scale of cosmic rays in cosmic magnetic fields becomes large enough to allow us to point back to their sources, thereby allowing us to perform ?cosmic ray astronomy?, as confirmed by the recent results obtained with the Pierre Auger Observatory. We will discuss the implications of these observations for the understanding of UHECRs, as well as some questions which will likely remain unanswered and will be the target of the next generation of cosmic ray experiments.

Pasquale Blasi

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Molecular analysis of intestinal bacterial communities in Cipangopaludina chinensis used in aquatic ecological restorations  

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High pollutant concentrations have led to the breakout of planktonic bloom and the breakdown of the ecosystem in several bodies of water in China. Some restoration projects using constructed wetlands have been enacted to increase the water clarity and rebuild the aquatic ecosystem in these bodies of water. Cipangopaludina chinensis were usually placed to manage the particles and microbes adhering to the surface of the aquatic plants in the wetlands. In the current study, the intestinal bacteria in C. chinensis collected from three restoration projects in Shanghai, China were investigated using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and 16S rRNA gene clone library analyses. The species affiliated to Firmicutes were proven the dominant species in the intestinal bacterial population in C. chinensis. The most dominant phylotypes are closely related to Pseudobutyrivibrio ruminis and Faecalibacterium prausnitzii. Furthermore, significant differences between the intestinal bacterial community constructs and different structures were found in C. chinensis collected from different restoration projects. This information on the intestinal bacteria of C. chinensis is helpful in further understanding the function of these mollusks and in screening for useful bacterial strains.

Kejun Li

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Modulation Investigation for High Temperature (175-200 degrees Celcius) Automotive Application  

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Hybrid electric vehicles were re-introduced in the late 1990s after a century dominated by purely internal combustion powered engines[1]. Automotive players, such as GM, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, and Toyota, together with major energy producers, such as BPAmoco, were the major force in the development of hybrid electric vehicles. Most notable was the development by Toyota of its Prius, which was launched in Japan in 1997 and worldwide in 2001. The shift to hybrids was driven by the fact that the sheer volume of vehicles on the road had begun to tax the ability of the environment to withstand the pollution of the internal combustion engine and the ability of the fossil fuel industry to produce a sufficient amount of refined gasoline. In addition, the number of vehicles was anticipated to rise exponentially with the increasing affluence of China and India. Over the last fifteen years, major advances have been made in all the technologies essential to hybrid vehicle success, including batteries, motors, power control and conditioning electronics, regenerative braking, and power sources, including fuel cells. Current hybrid electric vehicles are gasoline internal combustion--electric motor hybrids. These hybrid electric vehicles range from micro-hybrids, where a stop/start system cuts the engine while the vehicle is stopped, and mild hybrids where the stop/start system is supplemented by regenerative braking and power assist, to full hybrids where the combustion motor is optimized for electric power production, and there is full electric drive and full regenerative braking. PSA Peugeot Citroen estimates the increased energy efficiency will range from 3-6% for the micro-hybrids to 15-25% for the full hybrids.[2] Gasoline-electric hybrids are preferred in US because they permit long distance travel with low emissions and high gasoline mileage, while still using the existing refueling infrastructure. One of the most critical areas in which technology has been advancing has been the development of electronics that can operate in the high temperature environments present in hybrid vehicles. The temperatures under the hood for a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle are comparable to those for traditional internal combustion engines. This is known to be a difficult environment with respect to commercial-grade electronics, as there are surface and ambient temperatures ranging from 125 C to 175 C. In addition, some hybrid drive electronics are placed in even harsher environments, such as on or near the brakes, where temperatures can reach 250 C. Furthermore, number of temperature cycles experienced by electronics in a hybrid vehicle is different from that experienced in a traditional vehicle. A traditional internal combustion vehicle will have the engine running for longer periods, whereas a mild or micro-hybrid engine will experience many more starts and stops.[3] This means that hybrid automotive electronics will undergo more cycles of a potential wider temperature cycle than standard automotive electronics, which in turn see temperature cycles of 2 to 3 times the magnitude of the {Delta}T = 50 C-75 C experienced by commercial-grade electronics. This study will discuss the effects of these harsh environments on the failure mechanisms and ultimate reliability of electronic systems developed for gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. In addition, it will suggest technologies and components that can reasonably be expected to perform well in these environments. Finally, it will suggest areas where further research is needed or desirable. Areas for further research will be highlighted in bold, italic type. It should be noted that the first area where further research is desirable is in developing a clearer understanding of the actual hybrid automotive electronics environment and how to simulate it through accelerated testing, thus: Developing specific mission profiles and accelerated testing protocols for the underhood environment for hybrid cars, as has previously been done for gasoline-powered vehicles, is an important area for further st

McCluskey, F. P.

2007-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

309

Assessing the Value of Regulation Resources Based on Their Time Response Characteristics  

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Fast responsive regulation resources are potentially more valuable as a power system regulation resource (more efficient) because they allow applying controls at the exact moment and in the exact amount as needed. Faster control is desirable because it facilitates more reliable compliance with the NERC Control Performance Standards at relatively lesser regulation capacity procurements. The current California ISO practices and markets do not provide a differentiation among the regulation resources based on their speed of response (with the exception of some minimum ramping capabilities). Some demand response technologies, including some generation and energy storage resources, can provide quicker control actions. California ISO practices and markets could be updated to welcome more fast regulation resources into the California ISO service area. The project work reported in this work was pursuing the following objectives: Develop methodology to assess the relative value of generation resources used for regulation and load following California ISO functions This assessment should be done based on physical characteristics including the ability to quickly change their output following California ISO signals Evaluate what power is worth on different time scales Analyze the benefits of new regulation resources to provide effective compliance with the mandatory NERC Control Performance Standards Evaluate impacts of the newly proposed BAAL and FRR standards on the potential value of fast regulation and distributed regulation resources Develop a scope for the follow-up projects to pave a road for the new efficient types of balancing resources in California. The work included the following studies: Analysis of California ISO regulating units characteristics California ISO automatic generation system (AGC) analysis California ISO regulation procurement and market analysis Fast regulation efficiency analysis Projection of the California ISO load following and regulation requirements into the future Value of fast responsive resources depending on their ramping capability Potential impacts of the balancing authority area control error limit (BAAL), which is a part of the newly proposed NERC standard Balancing Resources and Demand Potential impacts of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) frequency responsive reserve (FRR) standard Recommendations for the next phase of the project. The following main conclusions and suggestions for the future have been made: The analysis of regulation ramping requirements shows that the regulation system should be able to provide ramps of at least 40-60 MW per minute for a period up to 6 minutes. Evaluate if changes are needed in the California ISO AGC system to effectively accommodate new types of fast regulation resources and minimize the California ISO regulation procurement. California ISO may consider creating better market opportunities for and incentives for fast responsive resources. An additional study of low probability high ramp events can be recommended to the California ISO. The California ISO may be willing to consider establishing a more relaxed target CPS2 compliance level. A BAAL-related study can be recommended for the California ISO as soon as more clarity is achieved concerning the actual enforcement of the BAAL standard and its numerical values for the California ISO. The study may involve an assessment of advantages of the distributed frequency-based control for the California ISO system. The market-related issues that arise in this connection can be also investigated. A FRR-related study can be recommended for the California ISO as soon as more clarity is achieved concerning the actual enforcement of the FRR standard and its numerical values for the California ISO.

Makarov, Yuri V.; Lu, Shuai; Ma, Jian; Nguyen, Tony B.

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light scattering studies of UV-catalyzed gel and aerogel structure  

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studies of UV-catalyzed gel and aerogel structure studies of UV-catalyzed gel and aerogel structure Title Light scattering studies of UV-catalyzed gel and aerogel structure Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 1998 Authors Hunt, Arlon J., and Michael R. Ayers Journal Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids Volume 225 Pagination 325-329 Keywords aerogel, light scattering, sol-gel, ultraviolet Abstract The skeletal structure of aerogel is determined before, during, and after the gel is formed. Supercritical drying of aerogel largely preserves the pore structure that is determined near the time of gelation. To better understand gel-formation mechanisms, measurements of the time evolution of light scattering in a series of gels prepared without conventional acid or base catalysis were conducted. Ultraviolet light was used to catalyze the formation of silica gels made from hydrolysis of tetraethylorthosilicate and partly prehydrolyzed tetraethylorthosilicate in ethanol. Time evolution of light scattering provides information regarding the rate and geometrical nature of the assembly of the primary silica particles formed in the sol. UV-catalyzed gels show volumetric growth typical of acid-catalyzed gels, except when UV exposure is discontinued at the gel point, where gels then show linear chain formation typical of base-catalyzed gels. Long-term UV exposure leads to coarsening of the pore network, a decrease in the clarity of the aerogel, and an increase in the surface area of the aerogel. Additionally, UV exposure up to the gel point leads to increased crystallinity in the final aerogel.

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Effect of CO2 gasification reaction on oxycombustion of pulverized coal char.  

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For oxy-combustion with flue gas recirculation, as is commonly employed, it is recognized that elevated CO{sub 2} levels affect radiant transport, the heat capacity of the gas, and other gas transport properties. A topic of widespread speculation has concerned the effect of the CO{sub 2} gasification reaction with coal char on the char burning rate. To give clarity to the likely impact of this reaction on the oxy-fuel combustion of pulverized coal char, the Surface Kinetics in Porous Particles (SKIPPY) code was employed for a range of potential CO{sub 2} reaction rates for a high-volatile bituminous coal char particle (130 {micro}m diameter) reacting in several O{sub 2} concentration environments. The effects of boundary layer chemistry are also examined in this analysis. Under oxygen-enriched conditions, boundary layer reactions (converting CO to CO{sub 2}, with concomitant heat release) are shown to increase the char particle temperature and burning rate, while decreasing the O{sub 2} concentration at the particle surface. The CO{sub 2} gasification reaction acts to reduce the char particle temperature (because of the reaction endothermicity) and thereby reduces the rate of char oxidation. Interestingly, the presence of the CO{sub 2} gasification reaction increases the char conversion rate for combustion at low O{sub 2} concentrations, but decreases char conversion for combustion at high O{sub 2} concentrations. These calculations give new insight into the complexity of the effects from the CO{sub 2} gasification reaction and should help improve the understanding of experimentally measured oxy-fuel char combustion and burnout trends in the literature.

Molina, Alejandro (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin, Colombia); Hecht, Ethan S.; Shaddix, Christopher R.; Haynes, Brian S. (University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

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Users' relevance criteria in image retrieval in American history  

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A large number of digital images are available and accessible due to recent advances in technology. Since image retrieval systems are designed to meet user information needs, it seems apparent that image retrieval system design and implementation should take into account user-based aspects such as information use patterns and relevance judgments. However, little is known about what criteria users employ when making relevance judgments and which textual representations of the image help them make relevance judgments in their situational context. Thus, this study attempted to investigate the criteria which image users apply when making judgments about the relevance of an image. This research was built on prior work by Barry, Schamber and others which examined relevance criteria for textual and non-textual documents, exploring the extent to which these criteria apply to visual documents and the extent to which new and different criteria apply. Data were collected from unstructured interviews and questionnaires. Quantitative statistical methods were employed to analyze the importance of relevance criteria to see how much each criterion affected the user's judgments. The study involved 38 faculty and graduate students of American history in 1999 in a local setting, using the Library of Congress American memory photo archives. The study found that the user's perception of topicality was still the most important factor across the information-seeking stages. However, the users decided on retrieved items according to a variety of criteria other than topicality. Image quality and clarity was important. Users also searched for relevant images on the basis of title, date, subject descriptors, and notes provided. The conclusions of this study will be useful in image database design to assist users in conducting image searches. This study can be helpful to future relevance studies in information system design and evaluation.

Youngok Choi; Edie M. Rasmussen

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A hybrid approach to advancing quantitative prediction of tissue distribution of basic drugs in human  

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A general toxicity of basic drugs is related to phospholipidosis in tissues. Therefore, it is essential to predict the tissue distribution of basic drugs to facilitate an initial estimate of that toxicity. The objective of the present study was to further assess the original prediction method that consisted of using the binding to red blood cells measured in vitro for the unbound drug (RBCu) as a surrogate for tissue distribution, by correlating it to unbound tissue:plasma partition coefficients (Kpu) of several tissues, and finally to predict volume of distribution at steady-state (V{sub ss}) in humans under in vivo conditions. This correlation method demonstrated inaccurate predictions of V{sub ss} for particular basic drugs that did not follow the original correlation principle. Therefore, the novelty of this study is to provide clarity on the actual hypotheses to identify i) the impact of pharmacological mode of action on the generic correlation of RBCu-Kpu, ii) additional mechanisms of tissue distribution for the outlier drugs, iii) molecular features and properties that differentiate compounds as outliers in the original correlation analysis in order to facilitate its applicability domain alongside the properties already used so far, and finally iv) to present a novel and refined correlation method that is superior to what has been previously published for the prediction of human V{sub ss} of basic drugs. Applying a refined correlation method after identifying outliers would facilitate the prediction of more accurate distribution parameters as key inputs used in physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) and phospholipidosis models.

Poulin, Patrick, E-mail: patrick-poulin@videotron.ca [Quebec City, Quebec (Canada); Ekins, Sean [Collaborations in Chemistry, 601 Runnymede Avenue, Jenkintown, PA 19046 (United States); Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (United States); Department of Pharmacology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854 (United States); Theil, Frank-Peter [Genentech, South San Francisco (United States)

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam Dryer Segmentation and Packaging at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station - 13577  

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Entergy recently performed an Extended Power Up-rate (EPU) on their Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, near Port Gibson, Mississippi. To support the EPU, a new Steam Dryer Assembly was installed during the last refueling outage. Due to limited access into the containment, the large Replacement Steam Dryer (RSD) had to be brought into the containment in pieces and then final assembly was completed on the refueling floor before installation into the reactor. Likewise, the highly contaminated Original Steam Dryer (OSD) had to be segmented into manageable sections, loaded into specially designed shielded containers, and rigged out of containment where they will be safely stored until final disposal is accomplished at an acceptable waste repository. Westinghouse Nuclear Services was contracted by Entergy to segment, package and remove the OSD from containment. This work was performed on critical path during the most recent refueling outage. The segmentation was performed underwater to minimize radiation exposure to the workers. Special hydraulic saws were developed for the cutting operations based on Westinghouse designs previously used in Sweden to segment ABB Reactor Internals. The mechanical cutting method was selected because of its proven reliability and the minimal cutting debris that is generated by the process. Maintaining stability of the large OSD sections during cutting was accomplished using a custom built support stand that was installed into the Moisture Separator Pool after the Moisture Separator was installed back in the reactor vessel. The OSD was then moved from the Steam Dryer Pool to the Moisture Separator Pool for segmentation. This scenario resolved the logistical challenge of having two steam dryers and a moisture separator in containment simultaneously. A water filtration/vacuum unit was supplied to maintain water clarity during the cutting and handling operations and to collect the cutting chips. (authors)

Kreitman, Paul J.; Sirianni, Steve R.; Pillard, Mark M. [Westinghouse Nuclear Services, 1 Energy Drive, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044 (United States)] [Westinghouse Nuclear Services, 1 Energy Drive, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044 (United States)

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Analyzing the interaction between state tax incentives and the federal production tax credit for wind power  

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This study analyzes the potential impact of state tax incentives on the federal production tax credit (PTC) for large-scale wind power projects. While the federal PTC provides critical support to wind plants in the U.S., its so-called ''double-dipping'' provisions may also diminish the value of - or make ineffectual - certain types of state wind power incentives. In particular, if structured the wrong way, state assistance programs will undercut the value of the federal PTC to wind plant owners. It is therefore critical to determine which state incentives reduce the federal PTC, and the magnitude of this reduction. Such knowledge will help states determine which wind power incentives can be the most effective. This research concludes that certain kinds of state tax incentives are at risk of reducing the value of the federal PTC, but that federal tax law and IRS rulings are not sufficiently clear to specify exactly what kinds of incentives trigger this offset. State investment tax credits seem most likely to reduce federal PTC payments; the impact of state production tax credits as well as state property and sales tax incentives is more uncertain. Further IRS rulings will be necessary to gain clarity on these issues. State policymakers can seek such guidance from the IRS. While the IRS may not issue a definitive ''revenue ruling'' on requests from state policymakers, the IRS has in the past been willing to provide general information letters that can provide non-binding clarification on these matters. Private wind power developers, meanwhile, may seek guidance through ''private letter'' rulings.

Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; Gagliano, Troy

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNDERWATER COATINGS FOR CONTAMINATION CONTROL  

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The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) deactivated several aging nuclear fuel storage basins. Planners for this effort were greatly concerned that radioactive contamination present on the basin walls could become airborne as the sides of the basins became exposed during deactivation and allowed to dry after water removal. One way to control this airborne contamination was to fix the contamination in place while the pool walls were still submerged. There are many underwater coatings available on the market for marine, naval and other applications. A series of tests were run to determine whether the candidate underwater fixatives were easily applied and adhered well to the substrates (pool wall materials) found in INL fuel pools. Lab-scale experiments were conducted by applying fourteen different commercial underwater coatings to four substrate materials representative of the storage basin construction materials, and evaluating their performance. The coupons included bare concrete, epoxy painted concrete, epoxy painted carbon steel, and stainless steel. The evaluation criteria included ease of application, adherence to the four surfaces of interest, no change on water clarity or chemistry, non-hazardous in final applied form and be proven in underwater applications. A proprietary two-part, underwater epoxy owned by S. G. Pinney and Associates was selected from the underwater coatings tested for application to all four pools. Divers scrubbed loose contamination off the basin walls and floors using a ship hull scrubber and vacuumed up the sludge. The divers then applied the coating using a special powered roller with two separate heated hoses that allowed the epoxy to mix at the roller surface was used to eliminate pot time concerns. The walls were successfully coated and water was removed from the pools with no detectable airborne contamination releases.

Julia L. Tripp; Kip Archibald; Ann Marie Phillips; Joseph Campbell

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Multi-Product Coal Utilization By-Product Processing Plant  

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The objective of the project is to build a multi-product ash beneficiation plant at Kentucky Utilities 2,200-MW Ghent Generating Station, located in Carroll County, Kentucky. This part of the study includes the examination of the feedstocks for the beneficiation plant. The ash, as produced by the plant, and that stored in the lower pond were examined. Filter media candidates were evaluated for dewatering the ultrafine ash (UFA) product. Media candidates were selected based on manufacturer recommendations and evaluated using standard batch filtration techniques. A final media was selected; 901F, a multifilament polypropylene. While this media would provide adequate solids capture and cake moisture, the use of flocculants would be necessary to enable adequate filter throughput. Several flocculant chemistries were also evaluated and it was determined that polyethylene oxide (PEO) at a dosage of 5 ppm (slurry basis) would be the most suitable in terms of both settling rate and clarity. PEO was evaluated on a continuous vacuum filter using 901F media. The optimum cycle time was found to be 1.25 minutes which provided a 305% moisture cake, 85% solids capture with a throughput of 115 lbs dry solids per hour and a dry cake rate of 25 lb/ft2/hr. Increasing cycle time not did not reduce cake moisture or increase throughput. A mobile demonstration unit has been designed and constructed for field demonstration. The continuous test unit will be operated at the Ghent site and will evaluate three processing configurations while producing sufficient products to facilitate thorough product testing. The test unit incorporates all of the unit processes that will be used in the commercial design and is self sufficient with respect to water, electricity and processing capabilities.

John Groppo; Thomas Robl

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resolution enhancement of lung 4D-CT data using multiscale interphase iterative nonlocal means  

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Purpose: Four-dimensional computer tomography (4D-CT) has been widely used in lung cancer radiotherapy due to its capability in providing important tumor motion information. However, the prolonged scanning duration required by 4D-CT causes considerable increase in radiation dose. To minimize the radiation-related health risk, radiation dose is often reduced at the expense of interslice spatial resolution. However, inadequate resolution in 4D-CT causes artifacts and increases uncertainty in tumor localization, which eventually results in extra damages of healthy tissues during radiotherapy. In this paper, the authors propose a novel postprocessing algorithm to enhance the resolution of lung 4D-CT data. Methods: The authors' premise is that anatomical information missing in one phase can be recovered from the complementary information embedded in other phases. The authors employ a patch-based mechanism to propagate information across phases for the reconstruction of intermediate slices in the longitudinal direction, where resolution is normally the lowest. Specifically, the structurally matching and spatially nearby patches are combined for reconstruction of each patch. For greater sensitivity to anatomical details, the authors employ a quad-tree technique to adaptively partition the image for more fine-grained refinement. The authors further devise an iterative strategy for significant enhancement of anatomical details. Results: The authors evaluated their algorithm using a publicly available lung data that consist of 10 4D-CT cases. The authors' algorithm gives very promising results with significantly enhanced image structures and much less artifacts. Quantitative analysis shows that the authors' algorithm increases peak signal-to-noise ratio by 3-4 dB and the structural similarity index by 3%-5% when compared with the standard interpolation-based algorithms. Conclusions: The authors have developed a new algorithm to improve the resolution of 4D-CT. It outperforms the conventional interpolation-based approaches by producing images with the markedly improved structural clarity and greatly reduced artifacts.

Zhang Yu [School of Biomedical Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China and Department of Radiology and BRIC, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 (United States); Yap, Pew-Thian; Wu Guorong [Department of Radiology and BRIC, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 (United States); Feng Qianjin; Chen Wufan [School of Biomedical Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515 (China); Lian Jun [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 (United States); Shen Dinggang [Department of Radiology and BRIC, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 (United States); Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul 136-713 (Korea, Republic of)

2013-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Coronary artery wall imaging in mice using osmium tetroxide and micro-computed tomography (micro-CT)  

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The high spatial resolution of micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) is ideal for 3D imaging of coronary arteries in intact mouse heart specimens. Previously, micro-CT of mouse heart specimens utilized intravascular contrast agents that hardened within the vessel lumen and allowed a vascular cast to be made. However, for mouse coronary artery disease models, it is highly desirable to image coronary artery walls and highlight plaques. For this purpose, we describe an ex vivo contrast-enhanced micro-CT imaging technique based on tissue staining with osmium tetroxide (OsO{sub 4}) solution. As a tissue-staining contrast agent, OsO{sub 4} is retained in the vessel wall and surrounding tissue during the fixation process and cleared from the vessel lumens. Its high X-ray attenuation makes the artery wall visible in CT. Additionally, since OsO{sub 4} preferentially binds to lipids, it highlights lipid deposition in the artery wall. We performed micro-CT of heart specimens of 5- to 25-week-old C57BL/6 wild-type mice and 5- to 13-week-old apolipoprotein E knockout (apoE{sup -/-}) mice at 10 {mu}m resolution. The results show that walls of coronary arteries as small as 45 {mu}m in diameter are visible using a table-top micro-CT scanner. Similar image clarity was achieved with 1/2000th the scan time using a synchrotron CT scanner. In 13-week-old apoE mice, lipid-rich plaques are visible in the aorta. Our study shows that the combination of OsO{sub 4} and micro-CT permits the visualization of the coronary artery wall in intact mouse hearts.

Pai, Vinay M.; Kozlowski, Megan; Donahue, Danielle; Miller, Elishiah; Xiao, Xianghui; Chen, Marcus Y.; Yu, Zu-Xi; Connelly, Patricia; Jeffries, Kenneth; Wen, Han (NIH)

2012-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

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PROTEC TM TEAR-OFFS: RESULTS OF LONG TERM TESTING  

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The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has completed a series of tests (Phases 1 and 2) to assess the potential use of a Mylar{reg_sign} tear-off system as a primary or secondary protective barrier to minimize acid etching ('frosting'), accidental scratching, and/or radiation damage for shielded cells, glovebox, and/or chemical hood windows. Conceptually, thin, multi-layered sheets of Mylar (referred to throughout this report as the ProTec{trademark} tear-off system) can be directly applied to the shielded cell, glovebox, or hood sash window to serve as a secondary (or primary) barrier. Upon degradation of visual clarity due to accidental scratching, spills/splatters, and/or radiation damage, the outer layer (or sheet) of Mylar could be removed refreshing or restoring the view. Due to the multilayer aspect, the remaining Mylar layers would provide continued protection for the window from potential reoccurrences. Although the concept of using a tear-off system as a protective barrier is conceptually enticing, potential technical issues were identified and addressed as part of this phased study to support implementation of this type of system in the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF). Specific test conditions of interest to the DWPF included the performance of the tear-off system exposed to or under the following conditions: (1) acid(s) (concentrated (28.9 M) HF, concentrated (15.9M) HNO{sub 3}, 6M HCl, and 0.6M H{sub 3}BO{sub 3}); (2) base (based on handling of radioactive sludges with pH of {approx}12-13); (3) gamma radiation (due to radioactive sources or materials being used in the analytical cells); (4) scratch resistance (simulating accidental scratching with the manipulators); and (5) in-situ testing (sample coupons exposed to actual field conditions in DWPF). The results of the Phase 1 study indicated that the ProTec tear-off concept (as a primary or secondary protective barrier) is a potential technical solution to prevent or retard excessive damage that would result from acid etching, base damage (as a result of a sludge spill or splatter), gamma radiation damage, and/or accidental scratching (due to manipulator/tool contact). Although identified as a potential solution, the Phase 1 testing was relatively short-term with exposure times up to 1-2 months for the acid and gamma radiation tests. Phase 2 testing included longer exposure times for the acid resistance (up to 456 days) and gamma radiation exposure (700 days with a cumulative gamma dose of {approx}3.1 x 10{sup 5} rad) assessments. The tear-off system continued to perform well in these longer-term acid resistance testing and gamma exposure conditions. Complete removal of the tear-offs after these long-term exposure times indicate that not only could visual clarity be restored but the mechanical integrity could be retained. The results also provided insight into the ability of the ProTec tear-off system to withstand the chemical and physical abuses expected in off-normal shielded cells operations. The conceptual erasing of scratches or marks by excessive manipulator abuse was demonstrated in the SRNL Shielded Cells mock-up facility through the removal of the outer layer tear-off with manipulators. In addition, the Phase 2 testing included an in-situ assessment of a prototype tear-off system in the DWPF Sampling Cells where the system was exposed to actual field conditions including radioactive sources, acidic and basic environments, dusting, and chemical cleaning solutions over a 5-6 month period. DWPF personnel were extremely satisfied with the performance (including the successful removal of 3 layers with manipulators) of the ProTec tear-off system under actual field conditions. The successful removal of the outer layer tear-offs with the manipulator, using tabs not specifically designed for remote operations, demonstrates that the system is 'manipulator-friendly' and could be implemented in a remote environment. The ability to remove the outer layer tear-off not only regains visual clarity but also reduces waste disposal volumes (i.e., dispo

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2008-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.  

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The American particle physics community can look forward to a well-conceived and vital program of experimentation for the next ten years, using both colliders and fixed target beams to study a wide variety of pressing questions. Beyond 2010, these programs will be reaching the end of their expected lives. The CERN LHC will provide an experimental program of the first importance. But beyond the LHC, the American community needs a coherent plan. The Snowmass 2001 Workshop and the deliberations of the HEPAP subpanel offer a rare opportunity to engage the full community in planning our future for the next decade or more. A major accelerator project requires a decade from the beginning of an engineering design to the receipt of the first data. So it is now time to decide whether to begin a new accelerator project that will operate in the years soon after 2010. We believe that the world high-energy physics community needs such a project. With the great promise of discovery in physics at the next energy scale, and with the opportunity for the uncovering of profound insights, we cannot allow our field to contract to a single experimental program at a single laboratory in the world. We believe that an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider is an excellent choice for the next major project in high-energy physics. Applying experimental techniques very different from those used at hadron colliders, an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider will allow us to build on the discoveries made at the Tevatron and the LHC, and to add a level of precision and clarity that will be necessary to understand the physics of the next energy scale. It is not necessary to anticipate specific results from the hadron collider programs to argue for constructing an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider; in any scenario that is now discussed, physics will benefit from the new information that e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} experiments can provide.

ABE,T.; DAWSON,S.; HEINEMEYER,S.; MARCIANO,W.; PAIGE,F.; TURCOT,A.S.; ET AL

2001-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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POOL WATER TREATMENT AND COOLING SYSTEM DESCRIPTION DOCUMENT  

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The Pool Water Treatment and Cooling System is located in the Waste Handling Building (WHB), and is comprised of various process subsystems designed to support waste handling operations. This system maintains the pool water temperature within an acceptable range, maintains water quality standards that support remote underwater operations and prevent corrosion, detects leakage from the pool liner, provides the capability to remove debris from the pool, controls the pool water level, and helps limit radiological exposure to personnel. The pool structure and liner, pool lighting, and the fuel staging racks in the pool are not within the scope of the Pool Water Treatment and Cooling System. Pool water temperature control is accomplished by circulating the pool water through heat exchangers. Adequate circulation and mixing of the pool water is provided to prevent localized thermal hotspots in the pool. Treatment of the pool water is accomplished by a water treatment system that circulates the pool water through filters, and ion exchange units. These water treatment units remove radioactive and non-radioactive particulate and dissolved solids from the water, thereby providing the water clarity needed to conduct waste handling operations. The system also controls pool water chemistry to prevent advanced corrosion of the pool liner, pool components, and fuel assemblies. Removal of radioactivity from the pool water contributes to the project ALARA (as low as is reasonably achievable) goals. A leak detection system is provided to detect and alarm leaks through the pool liner. The pool level control system monitors the water level to ensure that the minimum water level required for adequate radiological shielding is maintained. Through interface with a demineralized water system, adequate makeup is provided to compensate for loss of water inventory through evaporation and waste handling operations. Interface with the Site Radiological Monitoring System provides continuous radiological monitoring of the pool water. The Pool Water Treatment and Cooling System interfaces with the Waste Handling Building System, Site-Generated Radiological Waste Handling System, Site Radiological Monitoring System, Waste Handling Building Electrical System, Site Water System, and the Monitored Geologic Repository Operations Monitoring and Control System.

V. King

2000-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Underwater Coatings for Contamination Control  

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The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) is deactivating several fuel storage basins. Airborne contamination is a concern when the sides of the basins are exposed and allowed to dry during water removal. One way of controlling this airborne contamination is to fix the contamination in place while the pool walls are still submerged. There are many underwater coatings available on the market that are used in marine, naval and other applications. A series of tests were run to determine whether the candidate underwater fixatives are easily applied and adhere well to the substrates (pool wall materials) found in INEEL fuel pools. The four pools considered included 1) Test Area North (TAN-607) with epoxy painted concrete walls; 2) Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) (CPP-603) with bare concrete walls; 3) Materials Test Reactor (MTR) Canal with stainless steel lined concrete walls; and 4) Power Burst Facility (PBF-620) with stainless steel lined concrete walls on the bottom and epoxy painted carbon steel lined walls on the upper portions. Therefore, the four materials chosen for testing included bare concrete, epoxy painted concrete, epoxy painted carbon steel, and stainless steel. The typical water temperature of the pools varies from 55oF to 80oF dependent on the pool and the season. These tests were done at room temperature. The following criteria were used during this evaluation. The underwater coating must: Be easy to apply Adhere well to the four surfaces of interest Not change or have a negative impact on water chemistry or clarity Not be hazardous in final applied form Be proven in other underwater applications. In addition, it is desirable for the coating to have a high pigment or high cross-link density to prevent radiation from penetrating. This paper will detail the testing completed and the test results. A proprietary two-part, underwater epoxy owned by S. G. Pinney and Associates was selected to be applied by divers after scrubbing loose contamination off the basin walls and floors using a ship hull scrubber and vacuuming up the sludge. A special powered roller with two separate heated hoses that allowed the epoxy to mix at the roller surface was used to eliminate pot time concerns. The walls were successfully coated and water was removed from the pool with no airborne contamination problems.

Julia L. Tripp; Kip Archibald; Ann-Marie Phillips; Joseph Campbell

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPMENT OF A CANDLE FILTER FAILURE SAFEGUARD DEVICE  

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The full-flow mechanical safeguard device (FFMSGD) has been developed under contract to the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to address problems with the reliability of ceramic candle filter elements installed on high-temperature, high-pressure (HTHP) Hot Gas Cleanup (HGCU) filters. Although systems candle filters are expected to perform satisfactorily when in good operating condition, the failure of even a single filter element can increase the filter system outlet dust loading enough to potentially damage gas turbine blades, contaminate other downstream processes, and limit the availability of the power system. Filter failure safeguard devices that are installed on each individual candle filter element are envisioned as a guarantee of a candle filter system's ability to withstand some number of element failures and continue operation without these negative consequences. The intention of the FFMSGD is to provide this guarantee without incurring any significant pressure drop penalty or constraining the filter system's reverse-pulse cleaning procedures. The FFMSGD provides a clear flow path for filtered and reverse-flow cleaning gases when its filter element is intact, and activates to provide a positive mechanical seal against gas flow in either direction when its filter element breaks or fails. This activation is induced by the increase in the flow rate of gas through the device in event of filter failure. The FFMSGD is designed to be easily removed and reconditioned when the filter system is taken off line for routine maintenance. This report is intended to be issued with a companion appendix. As instructed in Section J.12 of Contract No. DE-AC26-99FT40678, all the restricted, proprietary, and patentable information (not yet disclosed through the patent application process) related to the FFMSGD and its evaluation under this contract has been included only in the appendix. This Final Report, which is available to the public, contains background information and general descriptions of the operating principles of the FFMSGD. This report also describes the results of various evaluations of the device at room temperature and in HTHP environments. This Final Report also includes discussions of commercialization issues. For clarity and completeness, all of the information contained in this Final Report has also been included in the appendix.

Todd R. Snyder

2002-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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National Certification Methodology for the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile  

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Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories have developed a common framework and key elements of a national certification methodology called Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties (QMU). A spectrum from senior managers to weapons designers has been engaged in this activity at the two laboratories for on the order of a year to codify this methodology in an overarching and integrated paper. Following is the certification paper that has evolved. In the process of writing this paper, an important outcome has been the realization that a joint Livermore/Los Alamos workshop on QMU, focusing on clearly identifying and quantifying differences between approaches between the two labs plus developing an even stronger technical foundation on methodology, will be valuable. Later in FY03, such a joint laboratory workshop will be held. One of the outcomes of this workshop will be a new version of this certification paper. A comprehensive approach to certification must include specification of problem scope, development of system baseline models, formulation of standards of performance assessment, and effective procedures for peer review and documentation. This document concentrates on the assessment and peer review aspects of the problem. In addressing these points, a central role is played by a 'watch list' for weapons derived from credible failure modes and performance gate analyses. The watch list must reflect our best assessment of factors that are critical to weapons performance. High fidelity experiments and calculations as well as full exploitation of archival test data are essential to this process. Peer review, advisory groups and red teams play an important role in confirming the validity of the watch list. The framework for certification developed by the Laboratories has many basic features in common, but some significant differences in the detailed technical implementation of the overall methodology remain. Joint certification workshops held in June and December of 2001 and continued in 2002 have proven useful in developing the methodology, and future workshops should prove useful in further refining this framework. Each laboratory developed an approach to certification with some differences in detailed implementation. The general methodology introduces specific quantitative indicators for assessing confidence in our nuclear weapon stockpile. The quantitative indicators are based upon performance margins for key operating characteristics and components of the system, and these are compared to uncertainties in these factors. These criteria can be summarized in a quantitative metric (for each such characteristic) expressed as: (i.e., confidence in warhead performance depends upon CR significantly exceeding unity for all these characteristics). These Confidence Ratios are proposed as a basis for guiding technical and programmatic decisions on stockpile actions. This methodology already has been deployed in certifying weapons undergoing current life extension programs or component remanufacture. The overall approach is an adaptation of standard engineering practice and lends itself to rigorous, quantitative, and explicit criteria for judging the robustness of weapon system and component performance at a detailed level. There are, of course, a number of approaches for assessing these Confidence Ratios. The general certification methodology was publicly presented for the first time to a meeting of Strategic Command SAG in January 2002 and met with general approval. At that meeting, the Laboratories committed to further refine and develop the methodology through the implementation process. This paper reflects the refinement and additional development to date. There will be even further refinement at a joint laboratory workshop later in FY03. A common certification methodology enables us to engage in peer reviews and evaluate nuclear weapon systems on the basis of explicit and objective metrics. The clarity provided by such metrics enables each laboratory and our common customers to understand the meaning and logic

Goodwin, B T; Juzaitis, R J

2006-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Geology and hydrogeochemistry of the Jungapeo CO2-rich thermal springs, State of Michoacn, Mexico  

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We present the first geothermal assessment of the Jungapeo CO2-rich mineral springs, which are located in the eastern part of Michoacn State (central Mexico) at the southern limit of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt. All but one of the >10 springs occur at the lower contact of the distal olivine-bearing basaltic andesite lavas of the Tuxpan shield, a 0.49- to 0.60-Ma-old cluster of monogenetic scoria cones and lava flows. The Tuxpan shield has a maximum radius of 6km and was constructed on top of a folded and faulted Cretaceous basement consisting largely of marine limestones, marls, and shales. The mineral waters are characterized by moderate temperatures (28 to 32C), mild acidity (pH from 5.5 to 6.5), relatively high discharge rates, effervescence of CO2 gas, clarity at emergence and abundant subsequent precipitation of hydrous iron, silica oxides, and carbonates around pool margins and issuing streamlets. Chemical and isotopic (deuterium, oxygen, and tritium) analyses of water and gas samples obtained during the period 19911997 indicate that the springs are largely composed of meteoric water from a local source with relatively short residence times (water ages of 7 to 25years). Spring waters are chemically characterized by moderate SiO2, Ca+Mg nearly equal to Na+K, high HCO3, moderate to low Cl, low F and SO4, high B, moderate Li, while Br and As are low. In contrast, Fe+Mn is exceptionally high. Thus, the Jungapeo waters cannot be regarded as high-temperature geothermal fluids. Instead, they resemble soda spring waters similar to other low-to-medium temperature soda waters in the world. Gas samples are extremely rich in CO2 with no detectable geothermal H2S or H2 and very low contents of CH4 and NH3, indicating the gases are not derived from a high-temperature resource. Carbon-13 analyses of CO2 show a narrow range (?6.7 and ?7.2) that falls within the range for MORB CO2. Thus, most CO2 seems to originate from the mantle but some CO2 could originate from thermal degradation of organic remains in underlying Cretaceous rocks. 3/4He ratios range from about 2 to 3Rc/Ra, indicating that a small mantle/magmatic He component is present in the gases. In conclusion, the mineral waters are the surface expression of a low-temperature geothermal system of limited size that originates from the combined effects of a high regional heat flow and (possibly) the remnant heat released from subjacent basaltic andesite magma bodies that constitute the root zone of the Tuxpan shield.

Claus Siebe; Fraser Goff; Mara Aurora Armienta; Dale Counce; Robert Poreda; Steve Chipera

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Critical Review of the System of Radiation Protection. First  

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The Nuclear Energy Agency's (NEA's) Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) has a wide remit to consider, offer informed expert views, and develop ideas on topical issues in radiation protection. In 1999 the CRPPH set up a working group to examine Roger Clarke's initiative on `controllable dose', and on the use of collective dose. Some CRPPH members had expressed concern over the use of collective doses when integrated over long time periods and very large populations. Antonio Susanna of ANPA chaired the group; Tony Bandle and I attended from the UK and there were other members from Ireland, France, USA, Canada, Hungary, Finland, Germany Switzerland, Japan and the OECD. This report sets out the outcome of the deliberations of the group and the CRPPH on how the current system of radiation protection could be improved. Ted Lazo of the CRPPH secretariat presented its main findings at the IRPA meeting in May 2000. Eight areas for improvement were identified, i.e. coherence and clarity, justification, optimisation, collective dose, dose limits, triviality, public protection and protection of the environment. The report discusses each of these areas, and points out difficulties in practical application of the topics and deficiencies which need to be addressed. Some of the major points in the document are as follows. The complexity of radiation protection terminology and lack of simple definitions has contributed to poor communication of key messages and a decline in decision-maker confidence. An internationally agreed glossary of terms would help to address this problem. The concept of dose constraint is not used consistently, and (although a good report by NEA and the EC was published in 1996) it is not widely understood. The scope of a `practice' has caused confusion, particularly when considered with the principle of Justification. The report comments that this broad-based principle of Justification is of little practical use in operational radiation protection. The CRPPH refers to justification with a small `j', meaning the choice of actions on a case by case basis, in relation to medical diagnosis or treatments or in deciding whether a particular activity should be allowed. These decisions on questions of (small `j') justification are much more useful and increasingly important to practitioners and stakeholders. The document recognises that optimisation of protection in some situations is difficult and practical guidance would help, for example in dealing with remediation of contaminated sites, and where risks are transferred from one population to another (e.g. workers to the public, or vice versa). Collective dose is the subject of much debate; the concept has been misused, particularly for public exposures, where there can be considerable uncertainties in the assessments. Using the approach of LNT (linear-no-threshold), large collective doses (sometimes aggregated from very small individual doses to large populations and perhaps summed over many years) can be translated into a number of predicted excess fatalities, without any qualification about the associated uncertainties. On the other hand, collective dose is a useful tool in the comparative sense, particularly when selecting options for controlling occupational exposures. It can inhibit the unreasonable use of dose sharing and aids in following trends in operations such as steam generator replacement. Clear operational guidance for the valid application of collective dose is important. On dose limits, the report comments that ICRP's selection of limits is based on scientific considerations, when the choice of the boundary between the acceptable and unacceptable is a societal judgement. Greater transparency is needed on the selection of limits and on for example the rationale for the different worker and public dose limits. Presentation of the concept of triviality, and similarly ` de minimis' and `below regulatory concern' has been, at best, of limited success and more often has met with significant opposition. Where experts and regulators may

Joe McHugh

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quo Vadis Quantum Mechanics?  

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Quantum mechanics is one of the most successful theoretical structures in all of science. Developed between 1925-26 to explain the optical spectrum of atoms, the theory over the succeeding 80 years has been extended, first to quantum field theories, gauge field theories, and now even string theory. It is used every day by thousands of physicists to calculate physical phenomena to exquisite precision, with no ambiguity in the results. To claim that this is a theory which is not understood by those physicists is absurd. And yet, as eminent a physicist as Richard Feynman, who did as much as anyone else to extend quantum theory to field theories and was a master at producing those exquisite calculations, could say that anyone who claimed they understood quantum theory clearly did not understand quantum theory. One hundred years ago Einstein postulated one of the most unsettling features of the theory, the wave-particle duality, with his particulate explanation for light of the photoelectric effect, and an explanation which was in direct conflict with Maxwell's brilliant development of a wave, or field, theory of light. Einstein believed that the particulate nature would ultimately be explainable by some sort of non-linear theory of electromagnetism, and was outraged by the acceptance of the community of the probabilistic quantum theory. His programme was of course dealt a (near?) fatal blow by Bell's discovery that the three desiderata - a theory which agrees with experiment, a theory which is local in its effects, and a theory in which nature, at its heart, is not probabilistic - are incompatible. That discomfort felt by Einstein and by Feynman is felt by numerous other people as well. This discomfort is heightened by the fact that the theory of gravity, another of Einstein's great achievements, has resisted all efforts at reconciliation with quantum mechanics. This book explores that discomfort, and tries to pin down what the locus of that discomfort is. For many, the locus is in the probabilistic nature at the heart of the theory. Nature should surely, at some fundamental level, know what it is doing. The photon, despite our inability to measure it, should know where it is and how fast it is going. The papers by t'Hooft, Hiley, and Smolin fall into this camp. Some suspect that the macroscopic world of our immediate sense experiences, and the microscopic world of quantum phenomena, are genuinely different, that the fundamental conceptual nature of physics changes from one to the other, with some unknown boundary between them. Penrose, in his preface alludes to his speculations on this, as does Leggett to his own speculations in his paper. And a number of articles (e.g., by Hartle, Rovelli, and others) opine that if only everyone looked at quantum mechanics in the right way (their way), it would lose its mystery, and be as natural as Newton's world view. (I myself tend to this position, which is however somewhat tempered by the realization that the clarity and naturalness of my viewpoint is not shared by the others who believe equally firmly in their own natural, clear, but radically different, viewpoint). A number of articles simply examine the counterintuitive nature of quantum theory in general, using it to make sense of time travel (Greenberger and Svozil) and demonstrating the unusual features of induction about the past from present observations within quantum theory (Aharonov and Dolev). The book is not free from rather overblown titles (e.g., 'Liberation and Purification from Classical Prejudice', or 'A Quantum Theory of the Human Person') but those articles nevertheless contain at least amusing speculations. In quantum gravity, the incompatibilities between the two masterstrokes of the twentieth century are highlighted. There is a strong suspicion amongst many in this field that progress in understanding quantum gravity demands a deeper understanding of the great mystery of quantum theory which this book explores. This book is a useful and, at times, fascinating introduction to the flounderings which are taking pla

W G Unruh

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wood would burn  

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Absract In view of the world-wide problem of energy sustainability and greenhouse gas production (carbon dioxide), it is timely to review the issues involved in generating heat and power from all fuels and especially new (to the UK) solid fuels, including high moisture fuels such as wood, SRF, oil shale, tar sands and brown coal, which will become major international fuels as oil and gas become depleted. The combustion properties of some of these materials are significantly different from traditional coal, oil and gas fuels, however the technology proposed herein is also applicable to these conventional fuels. This paper presents some innovative combustion system options and the associated technical factors that must be considered for their implementation. For clarity of understanding, the novel concepts will be largely presented in terms of a currently developing solid fuel market; biomass wood chips. One of the most important characteristics of many solid fuels to be used in the future (including oil shale and brown coal) is their high moisture content of up to 60%. This could be removed by utilising low grade waste heat that is widely available in industry to dry the fuel and thus reduce transport costs. Burning such dried wood for power generation also increases the energy available from combustion and thus acts as a thermal transformer by upgrading the low grade heat to heat available at combustion temperatures. The alternative approach presented here is to recover the latent heat by condensing the extrinsic moisture and the water formed during combustion. For atmospheric combustion, the temperature of the condensed combustion products is below the dew point at about 5565C and is only suitable for recovery in an efficient district heating system. However, in order to generate power from the latent heat, the condensation temperature must be increased to the level where the heat can be used in the thermodynamic power cycle. This can be achieved by increasing the combustion pressure to above 80bar, resulting in the recovered latent heat being available at more than 200C. It can then be used to increase the cycle efficiency by about 15% by pre-heating the boiler water and/or combustion air etc. A further advantage is that the high pressure of the combustion gases also reduces the superheater tube stress since it can balance the steam pressure. The key advantage of this high pressure flue gas is that it is above the pressure at which carbon dioxide condenses to a liquid or supercritical gas at atmospheric temperature. Thus when used with oxy-fuel combustion, the carbon dioxide flue gas from which the moisture has been condensed can be cooled to atmospheric temperature and the supercritical CO2 can be fed directly into the pipes leading to the sequestration site. An important consideration of these strategies is to ensure that non-condensable gases in the exhaust, including oxygen and nitrogen, do not adversely affect the condensation processes. When oxy-fuel combustion is used, the flame temperature must be moderated by a cool diluent. Recycled carbon dioxide is often proposed for this duty. However, since the latent heat is recovered, the moisture or even additional water can fulfil this role. This latter option may be advantageous since it is more efficient to pump wood chip fuel in water into the high pressure zone rather than feed solid wood particles. Surplus water can be simply drained and the wet wood chips are a good fuel when the latent heat of the moisture in the fuel gases is recovered into the power cycle. Bearing in mind that it is much more efficient to pump a liquid to high pressure than to compress the same material as a gas, indicates that cryogenic oxygen is a suitable material to use for an efficient power station that generates energy from biomass (or other fuels such as coal etc). Finally, combustion of the hydrogen from the watergas reaction with oxygen allows the steam temperature in the turbine to be increased to the gas-turbine engine range of 10001400C an

Jim Swithenbank; Qun Chen; Xiaohui Zhang; Vida Sharifi; Mohamed Pourkashanian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Primordial Density Perturbation: Cosmology, Inflation and the Origin of Structure  

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`The beginning of the twenty-first century stands a good chance of being identified in history as the time when humankind first came to grips with the Universe ... The emergence of the standard cosmological model had left by the wayside many concepts which in the late 1990s had still had possible relevance for our Universe'. Do these confident assertions by the authors of this new cosmology textbook show that we have reached an `end of history' regarding the big questions of cosmic origins, or is this just more in the line of Landau's quip: `Cosmologists are often in error, but never in doubt'? Despite Landau's comment having some justice at the time, a lot can change in science in over 50 years, and there is indeed a fair case that our overall picture of the Universe has converged. The standard cosmology is dominated by vacuum energy, and contains clumped dark matter whose inhomogeneity was seeded by quantum fluctuations during a period of `inflation', when the vacuum energy was very much higher than it is today. All the theoretical elements of this picture were put in place during a remarkable period of about three years at the start of the 1980sa revolution surely comparable with the dawn of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Consistency of this theory with observations hardened progressively during the 1990s, and all serious resistance finally evaporated in 2003 with the first detailed sky maps of the microwave background from NASA's WMAP satellite. The philosophy of this textbook is therefore a good one: rather than dwelling on how we arrived at our current understanding, the aim is to give a clear and clean presentation of the theory, preparing the interpretative framework for the new datasets that are set to arrive in the near future. This represents a deliberate departure from the broader perspective of the book written by the same authors (in the opposite order) in 2000: Lyth and Liddle's view is that the past decade has added so many new observations that the field has changed beyond the point where a simple update is sufficient, and it is hard to disagree. The benefits of the new approach show themselves in the elegance with which the book sets up the formalism for describing metric fluctuations in an expanding Universe, and how such fluctuations are generated during an early phase when the Universe is assumed to be dominated by the energy density of one or more hypothetical scalar fields. The key observables that let us probe this era are the scale-dependence of the density fluctuation spectrum; the tensor fluctuations (primordial gravity waves); and the extent to which the fluctuations deviate from a random-phase Gaussian character. Lyth in particular is an acknowledged master of this material, and has been responsible for creating significant parts of the formalism being described in the book. The fine details of calculating the origin of structure in exotic models are all present, and are set in the context of a nice pedagogical exposition and revision of relevant background in general relativity and field theory. This is a complete guide that can take a graduate student from undergraduate knowledge to calculations at the forefront of research. This book will thus be an indispensable companion for those researchers working in the theory of structure in the early Universe, and those teaching it at the postgraduate level. I have already found it useful for sharpening arguments in lecture notes that I previously regarded as fairly mature. It is not the only book in this area, but it is really the best on the fundamental topics where it concentrates its efforts. On the issue of computing the observational consequences of inflationary fluctuations (i.e. galaxy clustering and anisotropies in the Cosmic Microwave Background), Dodelson's Modern Cosmology (Academic Press) will probably have more appeal to most readers, simply because it treats these matters at greater length and with more use of physical analogy. But readers with some previous exposure to these topics will enjoy the stripped-down clarity of Lyth an

John Peacock

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaling Up: Kilolumen Solid-State Lighting Exceeding 100 LPW via Remote Phosphor  

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This thirty-month project was successful in attaining its ambitious objectives of demonstrating a radically novel 'remote-phosphor' LED light source that can out-perform conventional conformal coated phosphor LED sources. Numerous technical challenges were met with innovative techniques and optical configurations. This product development program for a new generation of solid-state light sources has attained unprecedented luminosity (over 1 kilo-lumen) and efficacy (based on the criterion lumens per 100mw radiant blue). LPI has successfully demonstrated its proprietary technology for optical synthesis of large uniform sources out of the light output of an array of separated LEDs. Numerous multiple blue LEDs illuminate single a phosphor patch. By separating the LEDs from the phosphor, the phosphor and LEDs operate cooler and with higher efficiency over a wide range of operating conditions (from startup to steady state). Other benefits of the system include: better source uniformity, more types of phosphor can be used (chemical interaction and high temperatures are no longer an issue), and the phosphor can be made up from a pre-manufactured sheet (thereby lowering cost and complexity of phosphor deposition). Several laboratory prototypes were built and operated at the expected high performance level. The project fully explored two types of remote phosphor system: transmissive and reflective. The first was found to be well suited for a replacement for A19 type incandescent bulbs, as it was able to replicate the beam pattern of a traditional filament bulb. The second type has the advantages that it is pre-collimate source that has an adjustable color temperature. The project was divided in two phases: Phase I explored a transmissive design and Phase II of the project developed reflective architectures. Additionally, in Phase II the design of a spherical emitting transmissive remote phosphor bulb was developed that is suitable for replacement of A19 and similar light bulbs. In Phase II several new reflective remote phosphor systems were developed and patents applied for. This research included the development of reflective systems in which the short-pass filter operated at a nominal incidence angle of 15{sup o}, a major advancement of this technology. Another goal of the project was to show that it is possible to align multiple optics to multiple LEDs (spaced apart for better thermal management) to within an accuracy in the z-direction of 10 microns or less. This goal was achieved. A further goal was to show it is possible to combine and homogenize the output from multiple LEDs without any flux loss or significant increase in etendue. This goal also was achieved. The following color-coded computer drawing of the Phase 2 reflective remote phosphor prototype gives an idea of the accuracy challenges encountered in such an assembly. The actual setup has less functional clarity due to the numerous items of auxiliary equipment involved. Not only did 10 degrees of freedoms alignment have to be supplied to the LEDs and component prisms as well, but there were also micro-titrating glue dispensers and vacuum hoses. The project also utilized a recently introduced high-index glass, available in small customized prisms. This prototype also embodies a significant advance in thin-film design, by which an unprecedented 98% single-pass efficiency was attained over a 30 degree range of incidence angle (Patents Pending). Such high efficiency is especially important since it applies to the blue light going to the phosphor and then again to the phosphor's light, so that the 'system' efficiency associated with short-pass filter was 95.5%. Other losses have to be kept equally small, towards which a new type of ultra-clear injection-moldable acrylic was discovered and used to make ultra-transparent CPC optics. Several transmissive remote phosphor prototypes were manufactured that could replace screw-in type incandescent bulbs. The CRI of the white light from these prototypes varied from 55 to 93. The system efficiency achieved was between 27 to 29.5

Waqidi Falicoff

2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of the Chief Financial Officer Annual Report 2010  

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In March, a review team consisting of CFOs from other national laboratories, industry, and members of the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) convened for three days to conduct a comprehensive peer review of the OCFO. This was the first time in almost a decade that the financial operations of the Laboratory had been reviewed. The Committee relayed their observations on our strengths, and their very thoughtful recommendations for improvement, which we are actively pursuing. These improvements, when implemented, will benefit the entire Laboratory for many years to come. The complete report is available on the OCFO website (www.lbl.gov/Workplace/CFO). In August, the senior management team of the OCFO participated in a strategic planning retreat. The purpose of the two and a half day exercise was, of course, to update our strategic plan, but instead of spending days developing a written document, we enlisted the expertise of a seasoned journalist who also happens to be a very talented graphic artist. He listened carefully to our ideas and committed them to a visual roadmap. All members of the OCFO, Business Managers, and the Laboratory Leadership Team reviewed this draft roadmap. By having a completely visual strategic plan that is posted widely throughout the OCFO, all employees can easily see and identify with the goals that we are all working towards. FY2010 was an extraordinary year. The Laboratory welcomed its seventh Director, Dr. Paul Alivisatos, who wasted no time communicating his vision and priorities for Berkeley Lab. They include five very ambitious initiatives: Carbon Cycle 2.0, The Next Generation Light Source, a Safe and Efficient Lab, Building Community, and Space. In response, the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) developed twelve specific initiatives that align completely with these five priorities. We will be very focused on these in the coming fiscal year, but for now, let's review what happened in FY2010. FY2010 was a pivotal year for the Procurement and Property Department. A provision of the management contract that was signed fives years ago required us to achieve cost savings of $30M. I am proud to announce that this last fiscal year we reached that goal, in large part due to the implementation of eBuy, and the negotiation of strategic sourcing contracts. Our last wall-to-wall inventory exceeded all the Department of Energy's (DOE) national targets and DOE approved the LBNL property system unconditionally. Of the total inventory, 92.3% or 25,601 assets were accounted for using barcode scanning that made the inventory process much more efficient. The effective management of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds was strengthened by the continued successful partnership that LBNL shares with our DOE Site Office. They provided authority, support and clarity to this very complex task. The Laboratory's ARRA Stimulus Committee played a critical role in assuring internal controls, compliance with DOE regulations and quality financial management. The LBNL Budget Officer led a DOE complex-wide effort to identify and share how various DOE facilities track and report ARRA-funded projects, share best practices, evaluate issues and discuss solutions. LBNL has been recognized as a leader in this process and will continue to share knowledge and best practices with other DOE laboratories. Continuous education of our staff as well as the greater Laboratory population was still a major focus of the OCFO. With the help of many OCFO senior managers and staff that acted as subject-matter experts, the Core Financial Management Program was completely re-engineered and resulted in a revised classroom and web-based curriculum that will be formally rolled out Lab-wide in early FY2011. The Office of Sponsored Projects and Industry Partnerships (OSPIP) led the effort to select and purchase four Click Commerce software modules for the LBNL electronic Scientific Research Administration (eSRA) project. In early FY2010, the implementation of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) module,

Fernandez, Jeffrey

2010-12-20T23:59:59.000Z