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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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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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Vehículos de Célula de Combustible  

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de Clula de Combustible Vehculo de Clula de Combustible Honda Clarity FCX Los vehculos de clula de combustible (FCVs)tambin llamados de pila de combustibletienen el...

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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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Gas Mileage of 2013 Vehicles by Honda  

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City 44 Combined 44 Highway 2013 Honda Civic Natural Gas 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2013 Honda Civic Natural Gas 27 City 31 Combined 38 Highway 2013 Honda...

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Gas Mileage of 2011 Vehicles by Honda  

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Highway 2011 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2011 Honda Civic CNG 24 City 28 Combined 36 Highway 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid 4 cyl, 1.3 L, Automatic...

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Gas Mileage of 2008 Vehicles by Honda  

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Highway 2008 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2008 Honda Civic CNG View MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 24 City 28 Combined 36 Highway 2008 Honda...

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Honda Civic fact sheet  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is promoting the use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been directed to conduct projects to evaluate the performance and acceptability of light-duty AFVs. This fact sheet describes the test results on 1998 Honda Civics: one dedicated CNG and a gasoline model as closely matched as possible.

NREL

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Honda Research Institute | Open Energy Information  

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Name Honda Research Institute Place Mountain View, California Sector Biofuels, Solar Product California-based research institute of Honda. The institute conducts research into...

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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 motor company's CVCC engine  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Honda Motor Company of Japan in a four-year period from 1968 to 1872 designed, tested, and mass-produced a stratified charge engine, the CVCC, which in comparison to conventional engines of similar output at the time was lower in CO, HC and NO/sub x/ emissions and higher in fuel economy. Honda developed the CVCC engine without government assistance or outside help. Honda's success came at a time when steadily increasing fuel costs and the various provisions of the Clean Air Act had forced US automakers to consider possible alternatives to the conventional gasoline engine. While most major engine manufacturers had investigated some form of stratified charge engine, Honda's CVCC was the only one to find successful market application. This case study examines the circumstances surrounding the development of the CVCC engine and its introduction into the Japanese and American markets.

Abernathy, W.J.; Ronan, L.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gas Mileage of 2010 Vehicles by Honda  

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MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 21 City 24 Combined 29 Highway 2010 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2010 Honda Civic CNG View MPG Estimates...

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Gas Mileage of 2009 Vehicles by Honda  

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MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 21 City 24 Combined 29 Highway 2009 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2009 Honda Civic CNG View MPG Estimates...

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Gas Mileage of 2006 Vehicles by Honda  

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MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 20 City 23 Combined 29 Highway 2006 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2006 Honda Civic CNG View MPG Estimates...

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Gas Mileage of 2012 Vehicles by Honda  

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City 44 Combined 44 Highway 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas View MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 27...

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Gas Mileage of 2007 Vehicles by Honda  

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MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 20 City 23 Combined 29 Highway 2007 Honda Civic CNG 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic 5-spd, CNG Compare 2007 Honda Civic CNG View MPG Estimates...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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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 2009 in...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Civic CNG Accelerated Testing - June 2013 Four model year 2013 Honda Civic compressed natural gas (CNGs) entered Accelerated testing during November 2012 in a fleet in Arizona....

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid  

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1 - Honda Insight Hybrid VIN JHMZE14781T002163 Date Mileage Description Cost 2202002 7,595 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 592002 15,119 15K service 160.21 6142002 19,290...

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Remarks by Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham Luncheon Address to the Keidanren  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. There are working prototypes that perform flawlessly, like the Nissan X Trail, the Honda FCX, or Toyota's Highlander

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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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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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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Accord Hybrid Electric...  

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Accord Hybrid Electric Vehicle Accelerated Reliability Testing - April 2008 to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Accord Hybrid Electric Vehicle...

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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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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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Fuel Economy of the 2013 Honda Fit EV  

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Honda Fit EV Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page Automatic (A1) Electricity Compare Side-by-Side EV EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize...

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Clarity and complexity : designing for an educational community  

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This thesis is an exploration of the qualities of clarity and complexity in architecture. These two qualities, are complimentary and should exist simultaneously. The study follows two routes: clarity and complexity as they ...

Nugent, Christine Julia

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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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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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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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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Ocean Water Clarity and the Ocean General Circulation in a Coupled Climate Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ocean water clarity affects the distribution of shortwave heating in the water column. In a one-dimensional time-mean sense, increased clarity would be expected to cool the surface and heat subsurface depths as shortwave radiation penetrates ...

Anand Gnanadesikan; Whit G. Anderson

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model year 2010 Honda insight level-1 testing report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As a part of the US Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), a model year 2010 Honda Insight was procured by eTec (Phoenix, AZ) and sent to ANL's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility for the purposes of vehicle-level testing in support of the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). Data was acquired during testing using non-intrusive sensors, vehicle network information, and facilities equipment (emissions and dynamometer data). Standard drive cycles, performance cycles, steady-state cycles and A/C usage cycles were tested. Much of this data is openly available for download in ANL's Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D3). The major results are shown here in this report. Given the preliminary nature of this assessment, the majority of the testing was done over standard regulatory cycles and seeks to obtain a general overview of how the vehicle performs. These cycles include the US FTP cycle (Urban) and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycle as well as the US06, a more aggressive supplemental regulatory cycle. Data collection for this testing was kept at a fairly high level and includes emissions and fuel measurements from an exhaust emissions bench, high-voltage and accessory current and voltage from a DC power analyzer, and CAN bus data such as engine speed, engine load, and electric machine operation when available. The following sections will seek to explain some of the basic operating characteristics of the MY2010 Insight and provide insight into unique features of its operation and design.

Rask, E.; Bocci, D.; Duoba, M.; Lohse-Busch, H. (Energy Systems)

2011-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Model year 2010 Honda insight level-1 testing report.  

SciTech Connect

As a part of the US Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), a model year 2010 Honda Insight was procured by eTec (Phoenix, AZ) and sent to ANL's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility for the purposes of vehicle-level testing in support of the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). Data was acquired during testing using non-intrusive sensors, vehicle network information, and facilities equipment (emissions and dynamometer data). Standard drive cycles, performance cycles, steady-state cycles and A/C usage cycles were tested. Much of this data is openly available for download in ANL's Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D3). The major results are shown here in this report. Given the preliminary nature of this assessment, the majority of the testing was done over standard regulatory cycles and seeks to obtain a general overview of how the vehicle performs. These cycles include the US FTP cycle (Urban) and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycle as well as the US06, a more aggressive supplemental regulatory cycle. Data collection for this testing was kept at a fairly high level and includes emissions and fuel measurements from an exhaust emissions bench, high-voltage and accessory current and voltage from a DC power analyzer, and CAN bus data such as engine speed, engine load, and electric machine operation when available. The following sections will seek to explain some of the basic operating characteristics of the MY2010 Insight and provide insight into unique features of its operation and design.

Rask, E.; Bocci, D.; Duoba, M.; Lohse-Busch, H. (Energy Systems)

2011-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and Testing of an UltraBattery-Equipped Honda Civic Hybrid  

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The UltraBattery Retrofit Project DP1.8 and Carbon Enriched Project C3, performed by ECOtality North America (ECOtality) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC), are established to demonstrate the suitability of advanced lead battery technology in hybrid electrical vehicles (HEVs). A profile, termed the “Simulated Honda Civic HEV Profile” (SHCHEVP) has been developed in Project DP1.8 in order to provide reproducible laboratory evaluations of different battery types under real-world HEV conditions. The cycle is based on the Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycles and simulates operation of a battery pack in a Honda Civic HEV. One pass through the SHCHEVP takes 2,140 seconds and simulates 17.7 miles of driving. A complete nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery pack was removed from a Honda Civic HEV and operated under SHCHEVP to validate the profile. The voltage behavior and energy balance of the battery during this operation was virtually the same as that displayed by the battery when in the Honda Civic operating on the dynamometer under the Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycles, thus confirming the efficacy of the simulated profile. An important objective of the project has been to benchmark the performance of the UltraBatteries manufactured by both Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd., Japan (Furakawa) and East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. (East Penn). Accordingly, UltraBattery packs from both Furakawa and East Penn have been characterized under a range of conditions. Resistance measurements and capacity tests at various rates show that both battery types are very similar in performance. Both technologies, as well as a standard lead-acid module (included for baseline data), were evaluated under a simple HEV screening test. Both Furakawa and East Penn UltraBattery packs operated for over 32,000 HEV cycles, with minimal loss in performance; whereas the standard lead-acid unit experienced significant degradation after only 6,273 cycles. The high-carbon, ALABC battery manufactured in Project C3 also was tested under the advanced HEV schedule. Its performance was significantly better than the standard lead-acid unit, but was still inferior compared with the UltraBattery. The batteries supplied by Exide as part of the C3 Project performed well under the HEV screening test, especially at high temperatures. The results suggest that higher operating temperatures may improve the performance of lead-acid-based technologies operated under HEV conditions—it is recommended that life studies be conducted on these technologies under such conditions.

Sally (Xiaolei) Sun; Tyler Gray; Pattie Hovorka; Jeffrey Wishart; Donald Karner; James Francfort

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Battery Usage and Thermal Performance of the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight for Various Chassis Dynamometer Test Procedures: Preprint  

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This study describes the results from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) chassis dynamometer testing of a 2000 model year Honda Insight and 2001 model year Toyota Prius. The tests were conducted for the purpose of evaluating the battery thermal performance, assessing the impact of air conditioning on fuel economy and emissions, and providing information for NREL's Advanced Vehicle Simulator (ADVISOR).

Kelly, K. J.; Mihalic, M.; Zolot, M.

2001-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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The roles of self-concept clarity and psychological reactance in compliance with product and service recommendations  

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This article investigates the effects of self-concept clarity (the extent to which self-knowledge is clearly and confidently defined, internally consistent, and temporally stable) and psychological reactance (the adoption of or strengthening a view or ... Keywords: Compliance, Product recommendation, Psychological reactance, Purchase involvement, Self-concept clarity

Gyudong Lee; Jaeeun Lee; Clive Sanford

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2010 Honda Insight VIN 0141 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energy 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 (HEVs), including testing the HEV 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 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H78AS010141). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2010 Honda Insight VIN 1748 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energy 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 (HEVs), including testing the HEV 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 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H59AS011748). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2010 Honda Civic Hybrid UltraBattery Conversion 5577 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energy 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 (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Civic HEV UltraBattery Conversion (VIN JHMFA3F24AS005577). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the AVTA for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the DOE.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). The AVTA is part of DOE’s 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 AVTA’s 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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honda accord maintenance sheet  

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10242005 38,262 Changed oil, rotated tires 28.44 12132005 48,397 Purchased spare tire not included with the vehicle 206.03 12192005 49,472 45K service 234.53 1132006...

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honda accord mainenance sheet  

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29.29 8252005 23,025 Changed oil, rotated tires 30.49 922005 23,938 Replaced one tire 106.79 9192005 27,346 Changed oil, replaced one tire 115.73 10182005 31,403...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Performance: Total miles driven: 68,287 Cumulative MPG: 47.10 * Purchase includes dealer price with options plus taxes. It does not include title, license, registration, extended...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Performance: Total miles driven: 160,091 Cumulative MPG: 44.98 * Purchase includes dealer price with options plus taxes. It does not include title, license, registration, extended...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Operating Cost: 0.22mile Total Ownership Cost: 1.30mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 8,962 Cumulative MPG: 46.38 * Purchase includes dealer price with options...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Operating Cost: 0.12mile Total Ownership Cost: 0.65mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 18,612 Cumulative MPG: 49.36 * Purchase includes dealer price with options...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Operating Cost: 0.14mile Total Ownership Cost: 0.79mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 15,746 Cumulative MPG: 44.38 * Purchase includes dealer price with options...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight  

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Operating Cost: 0.07mile Total Ownership Cost: 0.29mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 145,902 Cumulative MPG: 44.05 Engine: 3-cylinder, 48 kW @ 5700 rpm Electric...

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Water clarity meter. Operating and maintenance instructions  

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at this junction would vary from about -23 volts to -110 volts in covering the 5 log cycle range of light flux.slope or sensitivity of the volt- meter. In the- case cf the

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Civic Hybrid  

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Total miles driven: 161,532 Cumulative MPG: 37.23 Engine: 4-cylinder, 70 kW @ 5700 rpm Electric Motor: 10 kW Battery: Nickel Metal Hydride Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 882...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid  

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3212003 62,150 Changed oil, rotated tires 30.90 4222003 66,605 Replaced one damage tire 24.33 5122003 69,605 Changed oil, rotated tires 30.90 662003 73,484 75K service...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight - Maintenance Sheet  

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12262001 22,768 Replace front tires. Original equipment tires ordered by Discount Tire Company 141.59 1262002 27,426 Change oil 21.97 542002 32,853 Change oil 35.96 ...

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Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG  

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5CE002486 Date Mileage Description Cost 212013 7,892 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 79.32 3292013 15,816 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 70.68 5302013...

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Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG  

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0CE002590 Date Mileage Description Cost 1252013 7,925 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 79.32 3252013 15,641 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 70.68 5212013...

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Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG  

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7CE000612 Date Mileage Description Cost 1172013 6,327 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 79.32 362013 15,159 Changed oil and filter and rotated tires 70.68 572013...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Arizona. Each Leaf will be operated for 60,000 miles, at which point their traction batteries will be tested before they are retired (one battery is also tested when new)....

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Each Malibu will be operated for 195,000 miles, at which point their traction batteries will be tested before they are retired (their traction batteries are also tested...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Each Sonata will be operated for 160,000 miles, at which point their traction batteries will be tested before they are retired (their traction batteries are also tested...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Arizona. Each CRZ will be operated for 160,000 miles, at which point their traction batteries will be tested before they are retired (their traction batteries are also tested...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Volt EREV Accelerated Testing - June 2013 Four model year 2013 Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicles (EREVs) entered Accelerated testing during November 2012 in a fleet...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Insight - Maintenance Sheet  

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35.96 672002 44,130 Four wheel brake service 177.78 8202002 53,249 Replace 12 volt accessory battery 70.00 11152002 58,228 60,000 mile service and replace 2 tires...

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1997 Honda EV Plus Performance Characterization Summary  

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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...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Insight HEVs were driven less than 25,000 miles each (Fleet testing) and the fourth was driven 68,000 miles. During January 2005, the fifth Insight reached 160,000 miles...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid  

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mileage objectives. Mileage accumulated in highway travel was less than 20% of the total miles driven. Major Operations & Maintenance Events: None Operating Cost: Purchase Cost:...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2000 Honda Insight Hybrid  

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Operating Cost: 0.08mile Total Ownership Cost: 0.29mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 68,287 Cumulative MPG: 47.10 * Purchase includes dealer price with options...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Civic Hybrid  

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Operating Cost: 0.07mile Total Ownership Cost: 0.20mile Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 161,075 Cumulative MPG: 37.32 Engine: 4-cylinder, 70 kW @ 5700 rpm Electric...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Honda Civic Hybrid  

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mileage objectives. Mileage accumulated in highway travel was less than 20% of the total miles driven. Major Operations & Maintenance Events: None Operating Cost: Purchase Cost:...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Ford Fusion Hybrid Electric Vehicle Accelerated Testing - May 2012 Two model year 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) entered Accelerated testing during August 2009 in...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Mazda 3 Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - December 2012 Two Mazda 3 European Micro Hybrid Vehicles (MHVs) entered accelerated testing during November 2010 in a fleet in...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Volkswagen Golf Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - December 2012 Two Volkswagen Golf European Micro Hybrid Vehicle (MHVs) entered accelerated testing during October 2010 in...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Accelerated Testing (Model Year 2004) - October 2007 Two (Model Year 2004) Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) entered accelerated testing in a...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Smart fortwo Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - December 2012 Three Smart fortwo European Micro Hybrid Vehicles (MHVs) entered accelerated testing during October 2010 in a...

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Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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Gen III Prius HEV Accelerated Testing - May 2012 Two model year 2010 Toyota Generation III Prius hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) entered Accelerated testing during July 2009 in a...

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Field Operations Program - Honda Insight Hybrid Electric Vehicle...  

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both Urban and Freeway drive cycles, each conducted at four operating scenarios that mix minimum and maximum payloads with different auxiliary (e.g., lights, air conditioning)...

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Fuel Economy of the 2013 Honda CR-Z  

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of This Page 4 cyl, 1.5 L Auto(AV-S7) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize Regular Gasoline 37 Combined 36 City 39 Highway...

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HEV America - 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid Electric Vehicle  

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HEV Fleet Testing - Fact and Maintenance Sheet for 2003 Honda...  

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HEV Fleet testing maintenance sheet for Honda insight hybrid...  

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Hybrid VIN JHMZE14701T002688 Date Mileage Description Cost 272002 7,473 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 4122002 14,946 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 4172002...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Maintenance Sheet for 2003 Honda Civic Hyrid...  

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53S001603 Date Mileage Description Cost 3272002 7,540 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 732002 4,905 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.77 852002 10,129 Changed oil, rotated...

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HEV America - 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid Electric Vehicle  

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t H y b r i d E l e c t r i c V e h i c l e HEVAMERICA U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADVANCED VEHICLE TESTING ACTIVITY PERFORMANCE STATISTICS Acceleration 0-50 mph At 100% SOC: 11.3...

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Evaluation of 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid Electric Drive System  

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The Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) program officially began in 1993 as a five-year, cost-shared partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and American auto manufacturers: General Motors, Ford, and Daimler Chrysler. Currently, HEV research and development is conducted by DOE through its FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (FCVT) program. The mission of the FCVT program is to develop more energy efficient and environmentally friendly highway transportation technologies. Program activities include research, development, demonstration, testing, technology validation, and technology transfer. These activities are aimed at developing technologies that can be domestically produced in a clean and cost-competitive manner. The vehicle systems technologies subprogram, which is one of four subprograms under the FCVT program, supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR through a three-phase approach [1] intended to: (1) Identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements, then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) Develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, emission control devices, battery systems, power electronics, accessories, and devices to reduce parasitic losses; and (3) Determine how well the components and subassemblies work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under the vehicle systems subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric, plug-in electric, and fuel-cell-powered vehicles.

Staunton, R.H.; Burress, T.A.; Marlino, L.D.

2006-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Gen I 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid electric Fleet and Accelerated...  

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testing during May 2002 in two fleets in Arizona. Two of the Gen I Civic HEVs were driven 25,000 miles each (Fleet testing) and the remaining two were driven until they...

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Civic Fleet and Accelerated...  

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Fact sheets and maintenance logs for these vehicles give detailed information such as miles driven, fuel economy, operations and maintenance requirements, operating costs,...

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated...  

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Fact sheets and maintenance logs for these vehicles give detailed information such as miles driven, fuel economy, operations and maintenance requirements, operating costs,...

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

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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...

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Fuel Economy of the 2014 Honda Fit EV  

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Fit EV Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page Automatic (A1) Electricity Compare Side-by-Side All-Electric Vehicle EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon...

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Happy Valentines Day! February 14, 2007  

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Honda Odyssey minivans ­ 3 Honda Hybrid Civics ­ 1 Honda Element ­ 1 Toyota Tacoma Truck ­ 1 Toyota

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Societal lifetime cost of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles  

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Sun, Yongling; Ogden, J; Delucchi, Mark

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Eco-Driving: Pilot Evaluation of Driving Behavior Changes Among U.S. Drivers  

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Economy City Highway Combined* No. Make Subaru Toyota NissanHonda Scion Toyota HondaLexus Toyota Toyota GMC Toyota Ford Volvo Honda Toyota Chevy

Boriboonsomsin, Kanok; Vu, Alexander; Barth, Matthew

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Information Technologies and International Development: Conceptual Clarity in the Search for Commonality and Diversity  

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Good public policy and good analysis (and even good journals) should begin with good clear definitions of their core concepts and terms, and if possible, the relationships among them. For the launch of Information Technologies and International Development, ...

Catherine L. Mann

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and Testing of an UltraBattery-Equipped Honda Civic  

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The UltraBattery retrofit project DP1.8 and Carbon Enriched project C3, performed by ECOtality North America (ECOtality) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC), are to demonstrate the suitability of advanced lead battery technology in Hybrid Electrical Vehicles (HEVs).

Donald Karner

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework for Testing Innovative Transportation Solutions: A Case Study of CarLink--A Commuter Carhsaring Program  

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Dublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up todrive clinic with compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civics,

Shaheen, Susan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework for Testing Innovative Transportation Solutions: A Case Study of Carlink—A Commuter Carsharing Program  

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Dublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up todrive clinic with compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civics,

Shaheen, Susan; Novick, Linda

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design of a dry sump lubrication system for a Hondaź CBR 600 F4i engine for Formula SAE applications  

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A dry sump lubrication system for a Formula SAE race car was designed and manufactured in order to gain the various advantages this type of system affords. A dry sump system stores oil in an external tank and pumps it ...

Farkhondeh, Ehsan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CX-005864: Categorical Exclusion Determination  

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Provide Power and Uninterruptible Power Supply System in 241-062FCX(s) Applied: B2.2Date: 03/10/2011Location(s): Aiken, South CarolinaOffice(s): Environmental Management, Savannah River Operations Office

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CX-006392: Categorical Exclusion Determination  

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Automobiles on Steroids: Product Attribute Trade-Offs and Technological Progress in the Automobile Sector  

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four ?rms are Honda, Toyota, GMC and Nissan, respectively.behind Honda, Nissan and Toyota in relative fuel economy forand GMC behind Honda and Toyota, they outperform Nissan and

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Automobiles on Steroids: Product Attribute Trade-O?s and Technological Progress in the Automobile Sector  

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four ?rms are Honda, Toyota, GMC and Nissan, respectively.behind Honda, Nissan and Toyota in relative fuel economy forand GMC behind Honda and Toyota, they outperform Nissan and

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Outsourcing and Pass-Through  

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Ford GM Honda Nissan Toyota Source: U.S. Department ofHonda Civic Honda Odyssey Nissan Altima Nissan Maxima ToyotaCamry Toyota Corolla Notes: The dependent variable is the

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Honda Civic Hybrid Electric Vehicle Accelerated Testing - January 2009 Two model year 2006 (Gen II) Honda Civic hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) entered Accelerated testing during...

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The California Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate: A Study of the Policy Process, 1990-2004  

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Ford Honda LADPW MA DEP Toyota Pro Tech Forcing Avestorrules. They were GM, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, Nissan,Nissan Senator Rosenthal Toyota Volkswagen Cluster Pro ZEV

Collantes, Gustavo O

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cold-Start and Warm-Up Driveability Performance of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Using Oxygenated Fuels  

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Provides analysis and results of the driveability performance testing from four hybrid electric vehicles--Honda Civic, Toyota Prius, and two Honda Insights--that used oxygenated fuels.

Thornton, M.; Jorgensen, S.; Evans, B.; Wright, K.

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward Effective Transportation Policy  

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General Motors, Ford, and Toyota are each investing hundredsgasoline hybrids by Toyota and Honda, fuel cells by Ballardfor instance, that Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and others

Sperling, Daniel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carlink II: A Commuter Carsharing Pilot Program Final Report  

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Dublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up toalone. Limited Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Infrastructure:Dublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up to

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2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Climate and Transportation Solutions: Findings from the 2009 Asilomar Conference on Transportation and Energy Policy  

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Policy Institute of California Pennsylvania DOT American Honda Motor Company California Institute for Energy

Sperling, Daniel; Cannon, James S.

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Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy  

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Toyota Hondaincluding Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Daimler, GM, and Proterra (buses) --have announced plans

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #242: November 11, 2002 Fuel...  

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Compact Cars Toyota Prius 4 cyl, 1.5 L, Automatic (Variable), Regular 52 45 Honda Civic Hybrid 4 cyl, 1.3 L, Manual (5), Regular 46 51 Most Efficient Midsize Cars Honda Accord 4...

112

Present Status and Marketing Prospects of the Emerging Hybrid-Electric and Diesel Technologies to Reduce CO2 Emissions of New Light-Duty Vehicles in California  

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economy and emissions of the Toyota and Honda Hybrid Cars (of the Toyota and Honda Hybrid Cars (2003) Vehicle Trans. /is uncertain. Hybrid-electric passenger cars are currently

Burke, Andy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

2012 U.S. Vehicle Analysis  

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SAAB SCION SMART SUBARU SUZUKI TOYOTA VOLKSWAGEN VOLVO GrandMAZDA SCION NISSAN HONDA TOYOTA Domestic Figure 3.1: AverageHONDA NISSAN SCION SUBARU TOYOTA MAZDA MITSUBISHI HYUNDAI

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A Language Model Approach to Keyphrase Extraction Takashi Tomokiyo and Matthew Hurst  

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hybrid 2 honda civic hybrid 3 toyota prius 4 electric motor 5 honda civic 6 fuel cell 7 hybrid cars 8 escape 23 steering wheel 24 toyota prius today 25 electric motors 26 gasoline engine 27 internal

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ITS-Davis Biennial Report 2008  

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Inc. Honda Endowment for New Mobility Studies STEPS Programto and impacts of new technologies and mobility services. At

Sperling, Dan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncertainty quantification in ground vehicle dynamics through  

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vehicles (Honda Insight, Ford P2000) and up to 5% for full hybrid vehicles (Toyota Prius) Modeled using

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117

Carlink II: Research Approach and Early Findings  

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LLNL donated the compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel for thisDublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up to

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2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Research Approach and Early Findings  

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LLNL donated the compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel for thisDublin/Pleasanton Compressed natural gas Honda Civics Up to

Shaheen, Susan A.; Wright, John

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Acquiring Hyponymy Relations from Web Documents Keiji Shinzato Kentaro Torisawa  

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are Car Specification Toyota Honda Nissan Figure 1: An example of itemization popular in the IR literature of documents. Consider the item- ization in Fig. 1. We extract the set of expressions, {Toyota, Honda, Nissan candidate set (HCS). For the example docu- ment, we would treat Toyota, Honda, and Nissan as hy- ponym

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Recipient: 2003 Application to Practice Award  

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Biography: James C. Williams is the Honda Professor and Dean of Engineering at The Ohio State University (OSU). Before joining OSU, Dr. Williams was ...

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A Framework for Testing Innovative Transportation Solutions: A Case Study of Carlink—A Commuter Carsharing Program  

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with compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civics, smartcards,startup delays, and limited CNG infrastructure (3). Thesmartcards alone. Limited CNG Infrastructure: During CarLink

Shaheen, Susan; Novick, Linda

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework for Testing Innovative Transportation Solutions: A Case Study of CarLink--A Commuter Carhsaring Program  

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with compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civics, smartcards,startup delays, and limited CNG infrastructure (3). Thesmartcards alone. Limited CNG Infrastructure: During CarLink

Shaheen, Susan

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MaintenanceRecords  

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3CE000672 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 6102013 7,426...

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity- Other Internal Combustion...  

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The California Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate: A Study of the Policy Process, 1990-2004  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #483: August 20, 2007 Dealer...  

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more small cars?" The survey results were provided in the following two categories: Detroit 3 (Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors) and Japan 3 (Honda, Nissan, and Toyota)....

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ZEV program, the vehicle manufacturers did not believe thatof fuel-cell vehicles: manufacturers would produce theirHonda Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association Mercedes Benz

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Innovation and Coordination at the Callifornia Fuel Cell Partnership  

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Martin, Elliott William

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143

New Vehicle Choices, Fuel Economy and Vehicle Incentives: An Analysis of Hybrid Tax Credits and Gasoline Tax  

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144

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145

Feasible Café Standard Increases Using Emerging Diesel and Hybrid-Electric Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles in the United States  

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Burke, Andy; Abeles, Ethan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Feasible CAFE Standard Increases Using Emerging Diesel and Hybrid-Electric Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles in the United States  

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Burke, Andy; Abeles, Ethan C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

The Response of the Auto Industry and Consumers to Changes in the Exhaust Emission and Fuel Economy Standards (1975-2003): A Historical Review of Changes in Technology, Prices and Sales of Various Classes of Vehicles  

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Burke, Andy; Abeles, Ethan; Chen, Belinda

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Present Status and Marketing Prospects of the Emerging Hybrid-Electric and Diesel Technologies to Reduce CO2 Emissions of New Light-Duty Vehicles in California  

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119, 2003 18. Hermance, D. , Toyota Hybrid System, 1999 SAEGasoline Engine for the Toyota Hybrid System, JSAE papereconomy and emissions of the Toyota and Honda Hybrid Cars (

Burke, Andy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Carlink - A Smart Carsharing System Field Test Report  

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Laboratory CNG: Compressed natural gas STRENGTHS ANDof 12 Honda Civic compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. 4were fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG). During the

Shaheen, Susan; Wright, John; Dick, David; Novick, Linda

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Dynamics in Behavioral Adaptation to a Transportation Innovation: A Case Study of Carlink-A Smart Carsharing System  

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are fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG). 5. What isCarLink fleet. Compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles woulddeployed with 12 compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civic

Shaheen, Susan A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

CARLINK-A SMART CARSHARING SYSTEM FIELD TEST REPORT  

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Laboratory CNG: Compressed natural gas STRENGTHS ANDof 12 Honda Civic compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. 4were fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG). During the

Shaheen, Susan; Wright, John; Dick, David; Novick, Linda

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Dynamics in Behavioral Adaptation to a Transportation Innovation: A Case Study of Carlink–A Smart Carsharing System  

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are fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG). 5. What isCarLink fleet. Compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles woulddeployed with 12 compressed natural gas (CNG) Honda Civic

Shaheen, Susan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

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... group tend to be affluent to middle class, college ... fit too tightly, rings hydroplane over the oil film on ... and Honda are indicative of an east- first spread ...

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Extracting Hyponyms of Prespecified Hypernyms from Itemizations and Headings in Web Documents  

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Extraction Algorithm Car Company List Toyota Honda Nissan Car List Toyota Honda Nissan (A) (B) Figure 1. A hyponym tends to have more than one hypernym. For instance, "Toyota" can have at least two hypernyms, because the itemizations suggesting that "Toyota" is a "car" are likely to again include the names

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Rembolsos de Impestos Federales para VehĂ­culos de Combustible Alternativo  

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

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Mike Singleton 65.372 66.086 63.568 93.245Honda S2000 63.568 593 52.634 Mark Pacpaco 73.573 DNF 67.183 66.052Subaru Impreza 66.052 22204 1 1 54.691  

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Multiplier : .826 CS Charles Biles 69.410 DNF 66.855 67.936Toyota MR2 Spyder 66.855 19251 54.219 Ron Morton.617 79.839 79.018Mini Cooper 79.018 5663 N1 1 61.318 Lawrence Kubota DNF 85.136 80.812 79.479Toyota.066 DNF 70.078Toyota FX-16 70.066 39411 57.384 Chris Halsall 103.719 89.494 DNF 83.322Toyota FX-16 83

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Model Year 2001 SmartWay Vehicles  

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

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delays plans to boost fuel economy of its SUVs. Wall St.without impacting fuel economy. Honda Motor Company, OctoberGreene, D.L. 2006. Fuel economy policy and highway safety.

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploiting the wikipedia structure in local and global classification of taxonomic relations*  

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Determining whether two terms have an ancestor relation (e.g. Toyota Camry and car) or a sibling relation (e.g. Toyota and Honda) is an essential component of textual inference in Natural Language Processing applications such ...

Quang Xuan do; Dan Roth

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0CE002590 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 1252013 7,925 Changed oil and filter and...

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MaintenanceRecords  

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7CE000612 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 1172013 6,327 Changed oil and filter and...

209

Carlink - A Smart Carsharing System Field Test Report  

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enjoyed driving the Honda CNG Civics, and reported havingLivermore National Laboratory CNG: Compressed natural gasAt LLNL (see first page) b. CNG refueling (see first page)

Shaheen, Susan; Wright, John; Dick, David; Novick, Linda

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form  

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under Clean Cities FOA-DE-PS26-09NT01236, AOI4. Activities include purchase of five CNG factory built vehicles, 2010 Honda Civic GX Sedans. 05 24 2011 Kay L. Kelly Digitally...

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MaintenanceRecords  

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5CE002486 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Honda Civic CNG Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 212013 7,892 Changed oil and filter and...

212

An Integrated Hydrogen Vision for California  

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The Energy Technology and R&D Policy Challenge,” ScienceCosts, Barriers, and R&D Needs, National Academies Press,Inc. (Sun Valley) Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (Torrance)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TransForum v2n4 - GATE  

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with a "real-world" industrial base made up of 16 partners (such as British Petroleum, Exxon, General Motors, and Honda). The Ohio State University (OSU) GATE program is also...

214

Argonne CNM News: Bio-Assisted Nanophotocatalyst for Hydrogen...  

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discovered that a TiO2 electrode exposed to bright ultraviolet light could split water molecules in a phenomenon that came to be known as the Honda-Fujishima effect. Since...

215

TransForum v3n3 - Underhood Thermal Management  

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DEBUT OF HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES HEATS UP INTEREST IN UNDERHOOD THERMAL MANAGEMENT Amidst a great deal of fanfare last year, the Toyota Prius joined the Honda Insight as the...

216

Essays in Behavioral Economics and Environmental Policy  

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flex-fuel fleet), and hybrid cars (like the Prius, the HondaStates; 48% of the 290,271 hybrid cars sold in the U.S. indescribed by Khan, with hybrid cars enjoying greater market

Sexton, Steven E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Environmental Knowledge, Environmental Attitudes, and Vehicle Ownership and Use  

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stated “Build more hybrid cars or hydrogen fuel celledmoney to developing hybrid electric cars, mini-vans, SUV's;the Honda Civic Hybrid, are marketed as “green” cars and the

Flamm, Bradley John

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Feasible CAFE Standard Increases Using Emerging Diesel and Hybrid-Electric Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles in the United States  

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the Toyota and Honda Hybrid Cars (2003) V e h i c l e Hondavehicles Full Hybrid Vehicle class Compact car Mid-size carthe hybrid powertrain technologies in the new car fleet

Burke, Andy; Abeles, Ethan C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasible Café Standard Increases Using Emerging Diesel and Hybrid-Electric Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles in the United States  

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the Toyota and Honda Hybrid Cars (2003) V e h i c l e Hondavehicles Full Hybrid Vehicle class Compact car Mid-size carthe hybrid powertrain technologies in the new car fleet

Burke, Andy; Abeles, Ethan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Institution Investigator  

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Manufacturing Inc, HydroGen Corp, Keithley Instruments, McKinsey & Company, MetaMateria Partners LLC, NexEnergy Inc, Honda of America Manufacturing Inc, HydroGen Corporation, Keithley Instruments, McKinsey

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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 $electric motors that drive the wheels and extract energy from the car's

Sperling, Daniel

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

INL/EXT-12-XXXXX  

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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...

223

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Light-Duty Vehicle Search  

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Honda - Accord Plug-in Hybrid (2014) Fuel: Hybrid Electric (Hybrid Electric) Class: SedanWagon Fuel Economy (Gasoline): 36 mpg city, 39 mpg highway Engine: 4-cyl, 2.0L...

224

INL/EXT-12-XXXXX  

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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...

225

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS Submitted by Team A  

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and compared; the chosen companies and selection criteria follow. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota were chosen: Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota. Toyota stands out as being best positioned for success in the near

226

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #503: January 28, 2008 EPA...  

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30 MPG or Greater, Model Year 2007 and 2008 CAR LINE COMBINED MPG 2008 Model Year 1 TOYOTA PRIUS 46 2 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 42 3 CAMRY HYBRID 34 4 NISSAN ALTIMA HYBRID 34 5 TOYOTA...

227

Reembolsos de Impuestos Federales para Híbridos  

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crdito. BMW ChryslerDodge Ford Brands GM Brands Honda Mazda Mercedes Nissan Porsche ToyotaLexus 2011 Marca y Modelo del Vehculo Reembolso Completo Desfase Sin Reembolso 50%...

228

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #770: March 11, 2013 Changes...  

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and CR-V were not even on the top ten list for the first time in many years, and the Toyota Corolla and Honda Accord were near the bottom of the list. The Ford Escape and the...

229

Symbolism in California’s Early Market for Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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above’’ the speci?c product (Toyota Prius) to a more generalexists that includes the Toyota Prius and Honda Civicwere interested in a 2003 Toyota Prius, but the car’s small

Heffner, Reid R.; Kurani, Kenneth S; Turrentine, Tom

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying the benefits of hybrid vehicles  

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per month; one model, the Toyota Prius has reached salesand their halo effect on Toyota and Honda have spurred abattery. Blending power Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive™ uses

Turrentine, Tom; Delucchi, Mark; Heffner, Reid R.; Kurani, Kenneth S; Sun, Yongling

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Symbolism and the Adoption of Fuel-Cell Vehicles  

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the most popular HEV, the Toyota Prius, now exceed 100,000Honda Civic Hybrid, or Toyota Prius. In discussion withwere attracted to the Toyota Prius because of its unique

Heffner, Reid R.; Kurani, Kenneth S; Turrentine, Tom

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Symbolism in California’s Early Market for Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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speci?c product (Toyota Prius) to a more general class ofcouple regularly assigns the Prius to whoever has the mostthat includes the Toyota Prius and Honda Civic Hybrid. The

Heffner, Reid R.; Kurani, Kenneth S; Turrentine, Tom

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Environmental Knowledge, Environmental Attitudes, and Vehicle Ownership and Use  

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to 0.01 for the Toyota Prius. Estimated annual greenhousehybrids, such as the Toyota Prius and the Honda Civicthinking about the Toyota Prius, or getting a used smaller

Flamm, Bradley John

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #631: July 12, 2010 Top 10...  

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2000 Honda Insight with a combined rating of 53 miles per gallon while the 2010 Toyota Prius, a midsized vehicle, takes second place. Fueleconomy.gov's Top Ten EPA-Rated Fuel...

235

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

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27 mpg) to the Toyota Prius (46 mpg), a 41 percent fuelemployed. Toyota’s hybrid, Prius, gets an estimated 48/45 (ownership. Hybrid Toyota Prius owners save $406, and Honda

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Búsqueda Avanzada  

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de Carga 1. 2014 Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid 2. 2014 Ford Focus Electric 3. 2014 Toyota Prius 4. 2014 Honda Accord 5. 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid FWD 1. 2014 Ford Fusion Energi...

237

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

238

EERE Template for Microsoft Word Document Landscape Cover and...  

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Honda Civic Hybrid VIN JHMFA36216S019329 Date Mileage Description Cost 7202006 5,230 Changed oil 38.96 822006 5,238 Repair front left fender and radiator support bar (Tom's...

239

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles - PHEV Modeling - Model Validation  

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Chevy Equinox, Ford Explorer) have been validated within 1% of fuel economy. Hybrid electric vehicles (e.g., Honda Insight, Toyota Prius, Lexus RX400h) have been validated...

240

VEHICLE AND BATTERY DESCRIPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Details  

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Page 1 VEHICLE AND BATTERY DESCRIPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Details Base Vehicle: 2011 Honda CR-Z VIN: JHMZF1C67BS004466 Electric Machine 1 : 10 kW (peak), permanent magnet...

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VEHICLE AND BATTERY DESCRIPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Details  

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Page 1 VEHICLE AND BATTERY DESCRIPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Details Base Vehicle: 2011 Honda CR-Z VIN: JHMZF1C64BS002982 Electric Machine 1 : 10 kW (peak), permanent magnet...

242

SiC Power Module  

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and long-term cost savings. Figure 11.1. The images depicted are a Honda Civic hybrid-electric motor and a fictional Audi electric vehicle from the movie "I Robot." These images...

243

Probabilistic Methods for Question Answering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Clarity Score. Log P. terms. Where was Tesla born? “nikola”. “tesla”. “born”. “yugoslavia”. “unit”. “film”. Predicting Ad-Hoc Performance. ...

2003-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

244

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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CUSSSFIC4TION CMUXLLq  

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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)

248

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2011  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Posts Tagged 'Solar Decathlon 2011' Clarity, Passion Score Communications...

249

Trip to China  

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

to China By row boat or by plane... 16 hours later Linda Field Patent Counsel Department of Energy Destination: Wuhan, China Purpose: Innovation Promotion in CERC - IP Clarity &...

250

It's all About Power and those Pesky Power Vampires  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this issue of New Products, the editors cover an energy source that provides power for emergency situations and a car that helps to train drivers to drive energy efficiently. They also examine a power strip that defeats so-called 'power vampires' ... Keywords: Power vampires, smart power, Belkin, Truevert, Honda Insight, Husqvarna, Automower Solar Hybrid, Freeplay, Weza

Maria Ebling; Mark Corner

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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15 JULY 2002 1987W A L L A C E A N D T H O M P S O N 2002 American Meteorological Society  

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and Aleutian lows. If the augmented PNA pattern identified with EOF 2 is envisioned as coexisting mode,'' is characterized by in-phase fluctuations be- tween the depths of the Aleutian and Icelandic and Aleutian lows tend to be negatively, rather than posi- tively correlated (see also Honda and Nakamura 2001

252

Climate Change and Renewable Energy: The Technology Challenges  

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). Projections: EIA, System for the Analysis of Global Energy Markets (2007) 2) Honda Motor Company, GHG-free energy carriers #12;4 U.S. Energy Consumption and the Role of Renewable Energy Source: Energy Information provided energy by 2030 ­ Solar: Be market competitive by 2015 for PV and 2020 for CSP #12;5 0% 5% 10% 15

Peterson, Blake R.

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Word in the Square Conversation Monitoring and Analysis Report  

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technologies from GM, Honda, BMW and others. Debate between the electric and hydrogen cars emerged about what offers the opportunity to educate bloggers that the hydrogen fuel cell cars are in fact electric cars other alternative fuels and energy o The Los Angeles auto show sparked much debate about emerging car

254

Big Picture 19912012 other industry  

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Consulting Research Google Goldman BCG IBM Research Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft Research Amazon Goldman BCG IBM Research Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft Research Amazon Credite Suisse Bain Honda;Industry Finance Consulting Research Google Goldman BCG IBM Research Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft

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Big Picture 1991-2011 other industry  

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Research Google Goldman BCG IBM Research Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft Research Amazon Credite Suisse Consulting Research Google Goldman BCG IBM Research Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft Research Amazon Credite Yahoo Barclays McKinsey Microsoft Research Amazon Credite Suisse Bain Honda Research Oracle J.P. Morgan

256

THE COMPETITIVE IMPLICATIONS OF A “NO-HAGGLE” PRICING POLICY: THE ACCESS TOYOTA CASE  

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Although prices in the automobile market are traditionally negotiated, recently, some manufacturers are selling their vehicles at a "no-haggle " or fixed price. In order to understand the impact of such a strategy, we investigate the case of Toyota’s fixed price policy, or the “Access Toyota ” program, which was introduced in Canada starting 2000. To date, the program has been implemented in all the provinces of the country, except, due to provincial regulations, in Ontario. This creates a natural experiment in which to examine the effect of a fixed price strategy on the prices and sales of a firm and its competitors. Our results suggest that the program had important competitive implications. We find that prices of both Toyota and Honda were higher in provinces with the program, but surprisingly Honda’s price differential was comparatively higher than Toyota’s. In terms of sales, Toyota’s sales were not affected by the introduction of the program, but Honda had higher sales in the provinces with the program than in those without the program, as compared to their sales before the program was introduced. We conclude that this fixed price policy has benefited both firms, but the effect on consumer welfare cannot be conclusively determined.

Xiaohua Zeng; Srabana Dasgupta; Charles B. Weinberg

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light-Duty Fuel Cell Vehicles State of Development  

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delivered by Honda and Toyota within hours of each other on December 23, 2002. The current inventory includes concept vehicles like the General Motors HyWire and comparable visions from Toyota and Daimler, such as generating electricity in an emergency or power failure. It is telling that Toyota, which is regarded

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1 | Fuel Cell Technologies Program eere.energy.gov US DOE Non-Metallic Materials  

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, Toyota, UTC Power, Nissan, Ballard, Plug Power, Panasonic, Delphi Technologies Clean Energy Patent Growth ­ 2015 timeframe, including Toyota, Honda, GM, Daimler, Hyundai-Kia. Projected Global Market Revenues Matthew, Nissan, Scottish & Southern Energy, Tata Motors, The BOC Group, Toyota, Vauxhall Motors

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LowCostGHG ReductionCARB 3/03 Low-Cost and Near-Term Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction  

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manufacturers to focus on high fuel-economy cars. And Toyota Prius and Honda Civic Hybrid are wonderful Prius Corolla Highlander I4 Sienna V6 Acura CL V6 Tacoma I4 Corvette V8 Camaro V6 S-10 I4 "intensity (g-sized Prius. It's hard

Edwards, Paul N.

260

ESTIMATING THE IMPACT OF DEMOGRAPHICS AND AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON GREENHOUSE GAS  

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). The Toyota Prius has a reported EPA fuel consumption rate of #12;R. McNally and B. Hellinga 2 4.5L/100km (Toyota Prius and Honda Insignt) are lower than similarly sized cars, powered by conventional gasoline

Hellinga, Bruce

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September 10, 2007 Annotated Bibliography of Urban Wet Weather Flow Literature from 1996  

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Laboratory, nor our able and meticulous reviewers. vi #12;NOTATION AFDC Alternative Fuels and Advanced models in 2005 and one OEM option available since 2007 (AFDC 2009). From 1996 to 2009, American Honda has Vehicles Data Center (AFDC), there were 836 public and private CNG stations and 38 LNG stations

Pitt, Robert E.

262

CONFIGURATION DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE APPROACH FOR THE ARIES-CS STELLARATOR POWER PLANT  

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the inside of the vacuum vessel (VV), and remote transfer to a hot cell where the components will be either & Technology, 47, 819(2005). 4. T. HONDA, Y. HATTORI et al., "Remote Handling Systems for ITER," Fusion Eng and coil structure? (3) How can the weight of hot power core components be transferred to the base

Raffray, A. René

263

Glossary and Terminology Copyright 2001 NFRC  

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with good weather resistance, shatter resistance, and optical clarity; sometimes used for glazing. 5 Acrylic sealants. 19 Acrylic A thermoplastic with good weather resistance, shatter resistance, and optical clarity be moved to provide access. 2 Active Solar Device A solar energy collector, storage, or distribution system

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

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

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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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)

270

Counter-Intuitive Systems Engineering  

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the light bulbs to CFL · Save: 75W each · Cost: $10 each · Net: $133 / kW saved · Life: 1000 h · Savings: 75 Performance #12;Change the light bulbs to CFL · Save: 75W each · Cost: $10 each · Net: $133 / kW saved · Life what if I own the Power Plant? · A dozen light bulbs = 1 kW · $100 / light bulb Honda eu3000is = $2000

271

EV Fleet Success: EV Rental Cars at LAX  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EV Fleet Success Case Studies is a series documenting successful fleet uses of electric vehicles in a variety of applications throughout the United States. Each case study describes the applications and provides a contact person for additional information, outlines the benefits of EVs and discusses the challenges encountered with the new technology. This study highlights use of electric vehicles made by Ford, General Motors, Honda and Toyota, available through Budget Rent a Car in Los Angeles.

1999-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

272

Why Electric Cars? The Arrival of Plug-in  

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President #12;#12;Toyota RAV4EV 1997-2003 #12;#12;#12;#12;#12;· Saving Cars ­ GM EV1 ­ Ford Ranger EV ­ Honda EV Plus ­ Th!nk City ­ Toyota RAV4 EV ­ Chevrolet S10 EV ­ Chrysler EPIC minivan #12 (saved, returned to Norway) ­ Toyota RAV4 EV (800 saved) ­ Chevrolet S10 EV (some saved) ­ Chrysler EPIC

Minnesota, University of

273

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

274

Achieving Flexibility and Performance for Packet Forwarding and Data Center Management  

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For clarity we ignore TTL decrement and header checksumto inspect the destination address and modify the TTL. Thus,are the address and TTL, and the rewritten packet header

Moon, Daekyeong

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

15.905 Technology Strategy, Spring 2007  

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This course provides a strategic framework for managing high-technology businesses. The emphasis throughout is on the development and application of ways of thinking or mental models that bring clarity to the complex ...

Davies, Michael

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Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Code 1 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering  

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Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Code 1 CODE of the Department of Chemical of Chemical & Biological Engineering. For clarity of presentation, some passages are copied directly from shall offer an undergraduate chemical and biological engineering program of technological, scientific

277

A short note on the global convergence of the unmodified PRP method  

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Sep 20, 2011 ... and Fukushima [5] for solving nonlinear equations. For clarity, we give the steps of the PRP method for (1.1) as follows. Algorithm 1. Step 0.

278

Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements Second Edition  

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

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.

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70972 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 16, 2011 / Notices (including hours and cost) of the  

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and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity. ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 500 West Third Ave., Anchorage, AK

280

What Is a Good Forecast? An Essay on the Nature of Goodness in Weather Forecasting  

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Differences of opinion exist among forecasters—and between forecasters and users—regarding the meaning of the phrase “good (bad) weather forecasts.” These differences of opinion are fueled by a lack of clarity and/or understanding concerning the ...

Allan H. Murphy

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A pattern of light : a new library for Newton and an analysis of the building type  

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Natural light can add clarity to the organization of buildings by distinguishing areas of occupation with varying quantities and qualities of illumination. Libraries are good to study in this regard because of their varying ...

Flavin, Colin

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

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

283

Electron beam irradiation of gemstone for color enhancement  

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Numerous treatment of gemstones has been going on for hundreds of years for enhancing color and clarity of gems devoid of these attributes. Whereas previous practices included fraudulent or otherwise processes to achieve the color enhancement

Sarada Idris; Zulkafli Ghazali; Siti A'iasah Hashim; Shamshad Ahmad; Mohd Suhaimi Jusoh

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

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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Understanding the Grid Impacts of Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEV): Phase 1 Study -- Distribution Impact Case Studies  

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A new era of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) has begun. Nissan and General Motors launched production PEVs in December 2010, and in 2011 and 2012, Ford, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, Tesla, and others have introduced such vehicles to the US market which can create peak loads of up to 19.2 kW. In addition, with the rapidly approaching commercialization of plug-in hybrid (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) utilities need to ensure that they can support customers’ use of such ...

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

286

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 ÂżIncluir autos elĂ©ctricos e hĂ­bridos elĂ©ctricos enchufables? Si No Los vehĂ­culos estĂĄn calificados por una valoraciĂłn combinada (55% ciudad y 45% carretera), despuĂ©s por ciudad. En el caso de un empate, varios autos compartirĂĄn el mismo lugar. 1. 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Combinadas 119 Ciudad 128/Carretera 109 VehĂ­culo ElĂ©ctrico, Auto (A1) 2. 2014 Honda Fit EV 2014 Honda Fit EV Combinadas 118 Ciudad 132/Carretera 105 VehĂ­culo ElĂ©ctrico, Auto (A1) 3. 2014 Fiat 500e 2014 Fiat 500e Combinadas 116 Ciudad 122/Carretera 108

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Model Year 2006: Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

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

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Microsoft Word - Document1  

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

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

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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 Mås 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

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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

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Enlaces VehĂ­culos Todo ElĂ©ctrico  

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Enlaces VehĂ­culos Todo ElĂ©ctrico Enlaces VehĂ­culos Todo ElĂ©ctrico Salga de Ahorremosgasolina.org Los enlaces que a continuaciĂłn se proporcionan no son parte del sitio de ahorremosgasolina.gov. Le ofrecemos estos enlaces externos para que a su conveniencia pueda acceder a informaciĂłn adicional que sea Ăștil o de interĂ©s para usted. VehĂ­culos y Fabricantes Audi e-tron Auto deportivo de alto rendimiento, de dos plazas con sistema puramente elĂ©ctrico. 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 VehĂ­culo innovador ElĂ©ctrico Mitsubishi (MiEV) Nissan LEAF Sitio oficial del Nissan LEAF Scion iQ Comunicado de Prensa acerca del Scion iQ de la Toyota

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Application Content and Evaluation Criteria/Process  

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Concept ­ 50% ­ Work Plan/Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO) ­ 30% ­ Qualifications and Facilities likelihood of overall technical success. #12;Criterion 2: Work Plan/SOPO (30%) · The adequacy, clarity, and completeness of the work plan and Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO). · The soundness and likelihood

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The Dissertation Committee for Xiuli Gai certifies that this is the approved version of the following dissertation  

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Concept ­ 50% ­ Work Plan/Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO) ­ 30% ­ Qualifications and Facilities likelihood of overall technical success. #12;Criterion 2: Work Plan/SOPO (30%) · The adequacy, clarity, and completeness of the work plan and Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO). · The soundness and likelihood

Santos, Juan

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International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Proceedings  

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Concept ­ 50% ­ Work Plan/Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO) ­ 30% ­ Qualifications and Facilities likelihood of overall technical success. #12;Criterion 2: Work Plan/SOPO (30%) · The adequacy, clarity, and completeness of the work plan and Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO). · The soundness and likelihood

Bremen, UniversitÀt

295

Evaluative Schemas and the Mediating Role of Critics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

How do critics enable producers and consumers to come to mutually agreeable terms of trade? We propose that critics offer more guidance to those who set prices when their quality assessments are structured by clearer evaluative schemas. Schema clarity ... Keywords: categories, critics, mediated markets, sociology of markets

Greta Hsu; Peter W. Roberts; Anand Swaminathan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Future Impacts of Coal Distribution Constraints on Coal Cost  

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of which are in the U.S. (eGRID, 2002). (For clarity, I willgreater than 600 MW, as calculated from the EPA’s eGRIDdatabase (eGRID, 2002). I also use eGRID to estimate what

McCollum, David L

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Asynchronous IC Interconnect Network Design and Implementation Using a Standard ASIC Flow  

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Maryland Leah Jamieson,Purdue Univerriry James Varah, University of British Columbia Helen Wood, National be edited for space and clarity. Expanding the Pipeline S gender gap still a problem . BY Clark Thomborson believe Nancy Griffeth of Bellcore was the first to study this data for its rel- evance to the CS pipeline

Wilton, Steve

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Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Main Conference Poster Sessions, pages 6572, Sydney, July 2006. c 2006 Association for Computational Linguistics  

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Maryland Leah Jamieson,Purdue Univerriry James Varah, University of British Columbia Helen Wood, National be edited for space and clarity. Expanding the Pipeline S gender gap still a problem . BY Clark Thomborson believe Nancy Griffeth of Bellcore was the first to study this data for its rel- evance to the CS pipeline

299

Electron beam irradiation of gemstone for color enhancement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Numerous treatment of gemstones has been going on for hundreds of years for enhancing color and clarity of gems devoid of these attributes. Whereas previous practices included fraudulent or otherwise processes to achieve the color enhancement, the ionizing radiation has proven to be a reliable and reproducible technique. Three types of irradiation processes include exposure to gamma radiation, electron beam irradiation and the nuclear power plants. Electron Beam Irradiation of Gemstone is a technique in which a gemstone is exposed to highly ionizing radiation electron beam to knock off electrons to generate color centers culminating in introduction of deeper colors. The color centers may be stable or unstable. Below 9MeV, normally no radioactivity is introduced in the exposed gems. A study was conducted at Electron Beam Irradiation Centre (Alurtron) for gemstone color enhancement by using different kind of precious gemstones obtained from Pakistan. The study shows that EB irradiation not only enhances the color but can also improves the clarity of some type of gemstones. The treated stones included kunzite, tourmaline, topaz, quartz, aquamarine and cultured pearls. Doses ranging from 25 kGy to 200 KGy were employed to assess the influence of doses on color and clarity and to select the optimum doses. The samples used included both the natural and the faceted gemstones. It is concluded that significant revenue generation is associated with the enhancement of the color in clarity of gemstones which are available at very cheap price in the world market.

Idris, Sarada; Ghazali, Zulkafli; Hashim, Siti A'iasah; Ahmad, Shamshad; Jusoh, Mohd Suhaimi [Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Bangi, Selangor (Malaysia); School of Chemicals and Material Engineering, NUST Islamabad (Pakistan); Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Bangi, Selangor (Malaysia)

2012-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

300

Melamine-formaldehyde aerogels  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Organic aerogels that are transparent and essentially colorless are prepa from the aqueous, sol-gel polymerization of melamine with formaldehyde. The melamine-formaldehyde (MF) aerogels have low densities, high surface areas, continuous porsity, ultrafine cell/pore sizes, and optical clarity.

Pekala, Richard W. (Pleasant Hill, CA)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Melamine-formaldehyde aerogels  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Organic aerogels that are transparent and essentially colorless are prepared from the aqueous, sol-gel polymerization of melamine with formaldehyde. The melamine-formaldehyde (MF) aerogels have low densities, high surface areas, continuous porosity, ultrafine cell/pore sizes, and optical clarity. 3 figs.

Pekala, R.W.

1992-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

302

Teaching Virtual Reality: Why and How?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article looks at the teaching aspects of virtual reality, as opposed to the use of virtual reality as a teaching tool (in virtual teaching environments). It is motivated by a perceived need for clarity, focus, and dialogue that are lacking within ...

Grigore C. Burdea

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

The Scope of Turing's Analysis of Effective Procedures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Turing's (1936) analysis of effective symbolic procedures is a model of conceptual clarity that plays an essential role in the philosophy of mathematics. Yet appeal is often made to the effectiveness of human procedures in other areas of philosophy. ... Keywords: Turing machine, decision problem, effective procedure, epistemic procedure, philosophy of computation

Jeremy Seligman

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Mapping the tidal motion of an Antarctic ice shelf from space  

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grounded and floating ice). Loss of clarity of phase cycles (noise) ­ likely due to changes on the ice-eyes" suggests a ridgeline is running under the ice. The phase (colour) cycles represent the difference in tidalMapping the tidal motion of an Antarctic ice shelf from space Malcolm McMillan1 , Andrew Shepherd

305

GEOS898 History on the Rocks Assignment 2  

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Goggles and aprons Magnifier Graph paper Ruler Colored pencils Small white marker boards (2x3 ft) (Prepare the remaining pictures and rock samples and continue drawing the column using graph paper, rules and colored pencils. (Additional pictures may be used from textbook and internet sources for added clarity.) (20

Frank, Tracy D.

306

Book ReViews Comprehensive Cellulose Chemistry. Volume 1. Fundamentals  

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Book ReViews Comprehensive Cellulose Chemistry. Volume 1. Fundamentals and Analytical Methods. By D is a valuable and much-needed reference book for both the novice and the practitioner of cellulose chemistry does this significantly reduce the clarity of the book. The section on cellulose structure is extensive

Dantus, Marcos

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FENESTRATION GLOSARY AAMA American Architectural Manufacturers Association. A national trade association that establishes  

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with good weather resistance, shatter resistance, and optical clarity; sometimes used for glazing. Active and is indicated by "X". Active Solar System A solar heating system that requires external mechanical power to move the collected heat. Active Solar Device A solar energy collector, storage, or distribution system which uses

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

308

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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Connecting with the Auto Industry | Department of Energy  

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

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

310

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  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

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  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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 estĂĄn disponibles: VehĂ­culos y Combustibles Diesel VehĂ­culos ElĂ©ctricos VehĂ­culos de CĂ©lula de Combustible VehĂ­culos HĂ­bridos HĂ­bridos Enchufables Salga de Ahorremosgasolina.org Los siguientes enlaces llevan a pĂĄginas que no pertenecen a la PĂĄgina de ahorremosgasolina.org Le ofrecemos ligas externas para su conveniencia y para que tenga informaciĂłn adicional que le puede ser Ăștil o de interĂ©s. 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

317

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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Development of Integrated Motor Assist Hybrid System: Development of the 'Insight', a Personal Hybrid Coupe  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper presents the technical approach used to design and develop the powerplant for the Honda Insight, a new motor assist hybrid vehicle with an overall development objective of just half the fuel consumption of the current Civic over a wide range of driving conditions. Fuel consumption of 35km/L (Japanese 10-15 mode), and 3.4L/100km (98/69/EC) was realized. To achieve this, a new Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid power plant system was developed, incorporating many new technologies for packaging and integrating the motor assist system and for improving engine thermal efficiency. This was developed in combination with a new lightweight aluminum body with low aerodynamic resistance. Environmental performance goals also included the simultaneous achievement of low emissions (half the Japanese year 2000 standards, and half the EU2000 standards), high efficiency, and recyclability. Full consideration was also given to key consumer attributes, including crash safety performance, handling, and driving performance.

Kaoru Aoki; Shigetaka Kuroda; Shigemasa Kajiwara; Hiromitsu Sato; Yoshio Yamamoto

2000-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid electric vehicle technology assessment : methodology, analytical issues, and interim results.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report presents the results of the first phase of Argonne National Laboratory's (ANL's) examination of the costs and energy impacts of light-duty hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). We call this research an HEV Technology Assessment, or HEVTA. HEVs are vehicles with drivetrains that combine electric drive components (electric motor, electricity storage) with a refuelable power plant (e.g., an internal combustion engine). The use of hybrid drivetrains is widely considered a key technology strategy in improving automotive fuel efficiency. Two hybrid vehicles--Toyota's Prius and Honda's Insight--have been introduced into the U.S. market, and all three auto industry participants in the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) have selected hybrid drivetrains for their prototype vehicles.

Plotkin, S.; Santini, D.; Vyas, A.; Anderson, J.; Wang, M.; Bharathan, D.; He, J.

2002-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

322

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

323

Clean Cities: Antelope Valley Clean Cities coalition  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (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

324

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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AB Method of Irrigation without Water (Closed-loop water cycle)  

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Author suggests and researches a new revolutionary idea for a closed-loop irrigation method. He offers to cover a given site by a thin closed film with controlled heat conductivity and clarity located at an altitude of 50 300 m. The film is supported at altitude by small additional atmospheric overpressure and connected to the ground by thin cables. Authors show that this closed dome allows full control of the weather in a given region (the day is always fine, the rain is only at night, no strong winds). The dome (having control of the clarity of film and heat conductivity) converts the cold regions to subtropics, hot deserts and desolate wildernesses to prosperous regions with a temperate climate. This is a realistic and cheap method of evaporation economical irrigation and virtual weather control on Earth at the current time.

Alexander Bolonkin

2007-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Crucial web usability factors of 36 industries for students: a large-scale empirical study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study identifies and prioritizes the crucial Web Usability Factors (WUFs) for websites from 36 industries. 400 respondents participated in the web evaluation and more than 12,000 data points were collected and analyzed using Multiple Linear Regression. ... Keywords: Clarity of goals in website, Ease of web navigation, Interactivity of website, Malaysia, Student Internet users, Trustworthiness of website, Use of color and fonts, Use of graphics and multimedia, User Testing method, Website design guidelines

Robert J. Nathan; Paul H. Yeow

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Durable Corrosion and Ultraviolet-Resistant Silver Mirror  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A corrosion and ultra violet-resistant silver mirror for use in solar reflectors; the silver layer having a film-forming protective polymer bonded thereto, and a protective shield overlay comprising a transparent multipolymer film that incorporates a UV absorber. The corrosion and ultraviolet resistant silver mirror retains spectral hemispherical reflectance and high optical clarity throughout the UV and visible spectrum when used in solar reflectors.

Jorgensen, G. J.; Gee, R.

2006-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

328

Ocean Carbon and Repeat Hydrographic CLIVAR Program Data  

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Effective management and archival of data is a fundamental requirement for successful scientific research endeavors, and future oceanographic research depends on the availability and clarity of existing data. Two data offices in the US deal with reference-quality global ocean CTD, water sample, and underway data, one (CDIAC) specializing in discrete CO2 and underway surface data, and the other (WHPO/CCHDO) specializing in CTD, hydrographic, and tracer data.

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329

California Utility Vision and Roadmap for the Smart Grid of 2020  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

California investor-owned utilities have a vision that the California Smart Grid of 2020 will be a more capable, robust, and efficient electricity infrastructure, which will help achieve multiple energy and environmental policy goals. This report describes that vision and presents a detailed roadmap for achieving that vision. The report provides clarity and direction to support California Smart Grid initiatives and the State's energy and environmental policy goals. The report details findings in six doma...

2011-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

332

High rate chemical vapor deposition of carbon films using fluorinated gases  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high rate, low temperature deposition of amorphous carbon films is produced by PE-CVD in the presence of a fluorinated or other halide gas. The deposition can be 5 performed at less than 100C, including ambient room temperature, with a radio frequency plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition process. With less than 6.5 at% fluorine incorporated into the amorphous carbon film, the characteristics of the carbon film, including index of 10 refraction, mass density, optical clarity, and chemical resistance are within 15% of those characteristics for pure amorphous carbon films, but the deposition rates are high.

Stafford, B.L.; Tracy, C.E.; Benson, D.K.; Nelson, A.J.

1991-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

333

Advanced quasi-steady state approximation for chemical kinetics  

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Computational feasibility of turbulent reacting flows hinges on the reduction of large chemical kinetics systems to smaller more manageable reaction sets. Recently, several sophisticated reduction techniques have been developed but they continue to be computationally prohibitive for practical three-dimensional unsteady computations. For such applications, the classical quasi-steady state assumption (QSSA), despite serious shortcomings, continues to be popular due to its conceptual clarity and computational simplicity. Starting from invariant manifold description, we develop an advanced quasi-steady state assumption which (i) is independent of the choice of the retained (slow) species; (ii) possesses much improved physical and mathematical characteristics; and (iii) can be specialized for any objective function.

Girimaji, Sharath

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of states in the phase space: the anharmonic oscillator  

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The paper introduces a simple quantum model to calculate in a general way allowed frequencies and energy levels of the anharmonic oscillator. The theoretical basis of the approach has been introduced in two early papers aimed to infer the properties of quantum systems exploiting the uncertainty principle only. For clarity the anharmonic oscillator is described having in mind the lattice oscillations of atoms/ions, yet quantum formalism of the model and approach have general character and can be extended to any oscillating system. The results show that the harmonic energy levels split into a complex system of energy levels dependent upon the number of anharmonic terms that characterize the oscillator.

Sebastiano Tosto

2011-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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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

336

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.

337

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.

338

High rate chemical vapor deposition of carbon films using fluorinated gases  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high rate, low-temperature deposition of amorphous carbon films is produced by PE-CVD in the presence of a fluorinated or other halide gas. The deposition can be performed at less than 100.degree. C., including ambient room temperature, with a radio frequency plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition process. With less than 6.5 atomic percent fluorine incorporated into the amorphous carbon film, the characteristics of the carbon film, including index of refraction, mass density, optical clarity, and chemical resistance are within fifteen percent (15%) of those characteristics for pure amorphous carbon films, but the deposition rates are high.

Stafford, Byron L. (Arvada, CO); Tracy, C. Edwin (Golden, CO); Benson, David K. (Golden, CO); Nelson, Arthur J. (Longmont, CO)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Non-Brownian molecular self-diffusion in bulk water  

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The paper presents the velocity autocorrelation spectrum of bulk water measured by a new technique of NMR modulated gradient spin echo method. This technique is unprecedented for the spectrum measurement in the frequency interval between a few Hz to about 100 kHz with respect to directness and clarity of results and shows that a simple model of Brownian self-diffusion is not applicable to describe the diffusion dynamics of water molecules. The observed temperature dependant spectra of water show the existence of a slow chain-like dynamics in water, which we explain by coupling of diffusing molecule to broken bonds in the hydrogen bond network.

Janez Stepišnik; Aleš Mohori?; Igor Serša

2010-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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On the possible origin of gamma ray bursts as a result of interaction of relativistic jets with the soft photon field in dense stellar regions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine and develop the model of gamma ray bursts origin proposed by Shaviv and Dar (astro-ph/9606032), according to which the strong gamma ray emission is produced by the interaction of the baryonic relativistic jet (outflow) with the soft photon field in a dense stellar region. It is shown by the simulations of the burst profiles that these profiles are very sensitive to the jet geometry, and the 'clarity' of the GRB profile is (in this model) somehow connected with the gamma rays beaming. Also some event-rate based restrictions are derived and discussed.

Darja N. Drozdova; Ivan E. Panchenko

1997-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Synthesis Techniques for a Class of SSB-AM-PM Signals  

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This paper develops synthesis techniques for a particular type of single-sideband sinusoidal carrier which is phase modulated by a subcarrier. Mathematical expressions for signal efficiency, sensitivity of design to parameter variation, and ratio of peak to average power are derived and incorporated in a computer program. Given the desired power ratios for modulated signal components, the program solves for the corresponding modulation parameters and evaluates signal efficiency, design sensitivity, and peak to average power ratio. A sample signal design is presented for clarity.

Painter, John H.

1969-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

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

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

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

343

FOR SALE  

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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..

346

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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An Overview of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Potential in California  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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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ARACOR Eagle-matched Operations and Neutron Detector Performance Tests  

SciTech Connect

A test campaign was undertaken during April 16-19 in LaHonda, California to match the operational performance of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL)Varitron accelerator to that of an ARACOR Eagle accelerator. This Eagle-matched condition, with the INEEL Varitron, will be used during a concept demonstration test at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). This operational characterization involved the use of similar electron beam energies, similar production of photoneutrons from selected non-nuclear materials, and similar production of photofissionbased, delayed neutrons from an INEEL-provided, depleted uranium sample. Then using the matched operation, the Varitron was used to define detector performances for several INEEL and LANL detectors using the depleted uranium target and Eagle-like, bremsstrahlung collimation. This summary report provides neutron measurements using the INEEL detectors. All delayed neutron data are acquired in the time interval ranging from 4.95 to 19.9 ms after each accelerator pulse. All prompt neutron data are acquired during 0.156 to 4.91 ms after each accelerator pulse. Prompt and delayed neutron counting acquisition intervals can still be optimized.

Jones, James Litton; Haskell, Kevin James; Hoggan, Jerry Matkin; Norman, Daren Reeve

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Field Operations Program Neighborhood Electric Vehicles - Fleet Survey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes a study of 15 automotive fleets that operate neighborhood electric vehicles(NEVs) in the United States. The information was obtained to help Field Operations Program personnel understand how NEVs are being used, how many miles they are being driven, and if they are being used to replace other types of fleet vehicles or as additions to fleets. (The Field Operations Program is a U.S. Department of Energy Program within the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Transportation Technologies). The NEVs contribution to petroleum avoidance and cleaner air can be estimated based on the miles driven and by assuming gasoline use and air emissions values for the vehicles being replaced. Gasoline and emissions data for a Honda Civic are used as the Civic has the best fuel use for a gasoline-powered vehicle and very clean emissions. Based on these conservation assumptions, the 348 NEVs are being driven a total of about 1.2 million miles per year. This equates to an average of 3,409 miles per NEV annually or 9 miles per day. It is estimated that 29,195 gallons of petroleum use is avoided annually by the 348 NEVs. This equates to 87 gallons of petroleum use avoided per NEV, per year. Using the 348 NEVs avoids the generation of at least 775 pounds of smog- forming emissions annually.

Francfort, James Edward; Carroll, M.

2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fleet and Baseline Performance Testing  

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts baseline performance and fleet testing of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). To date, the AVTA has completed baseline performance testing on seven HEV models and accumulated 1.4 million fleet testing miles on 26 HEVs. The HEV models tested or in testing include: Toyota Gen I and Gen II Prius, and Highlander; Honda Insight, Civic and Accord; Chevrolet Silverado; Ford Escape; and Lexus RX 400h. The baseline performance testing includes dynamometer and closed track testing to document the HEV’s fuel economy (SAE J1634) and performance in a controlled environment. During fleet testing, two of each HEV model are driven to 160,000 miles per vehicle within 36 months, during which maintenance and repair events, and fuel use is recorded and used to compile life-cycle costs. At the conclusion of the 160,000 miles of fleet testing, the SAE J1634 tests are rerun and each HEV battery pack is tested. These AVTA testing activities are conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory, Electric Transportation Applications, and Exponent Failure Analysis Associates. This paper discusses the testing methods and results.

J. Francfort; D. Karner

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Field Operations Program - Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Fleet Use  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes a study of 15 automotive fleets that operate neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) in the United States. The information was obtained to help Field Operations Program personnel understand how NEVs are being used, how many miles they are being driven, and if they are being used to replace other types of fleet vehicles or as additions to fleets. (The Field Operations Program is a U.S. Department of Energy Program within the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Transportation Technologies). The NEVs contribution to petroleum avoidance and cleaner air can be estimated based on the miles driven and by assuming gasoline use and air emissions values for the vehicles being replaced. Gasoline and emissions data for a Honda Civic are used as the Civic has the best fuel use for a gasoline-powered vehicle and very clean emissions. Based on these conservation assumptions, the 348 NEVs are being driven a total of about 1.2 million miles per year. This equates to an average of 3,409 miles per NEV annually or 9 miles per day. It is estimated that 29,195 gallons of petroleum use is avoided annually by the 348 NEVs. This equates to 87 gallons of petroleum use avoided per NEV, per year. Using the 348 NEVs avoids the generation of at least 775 pounds of smog-forming emissions annually.

Francfort, J. E.; Carroll, M. R.

2001-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of Regional and Global Weather  

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Author suggests and researches a new revolutionary idea for regional and global weather control. He offers to cover cities, bad regions of country, full country or a continent by a thin closed film with control clarity located at a top limit of the Earth troposphere (4 - 6 km). The film is supported at altitude by small additional atmospheric pressure and connected to ground by thin cables. It is known, the troposphere defines the Earth weather. Authors show this closed dome allows to do a full control of the weather in a given region (the day is always fine, the rain is only in night, no strong wind). The average Earth (white cloudy) reflectance equal 0.3 - 0.5. That means the Earth losses about 0.3 - 0.5 of a solar energy. The dome controls the clarity of film and converts the cold regions to subtropics and creates the hot deserts, desolate wildernesses to the prosperous regions with temperate climate. That is a realistic and the cheapest method of the weather control in the Earth at the current time. Key words: Global weather control, gigantic film dome, converting a cold region to subtropics, converting desolate wilderness to a prosperous region.

Alexander Bolonkin

2007-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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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 algorithm’s 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 cartridge’s 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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Managerial Coaching Behavior and Employee Outcomes: A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis  

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During the last two decades, managerial coaching has become increasingly popular in organizations. Despite its popularity, there is a paucity of empirical evidence in the study of managerial coaching outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between perceived managerial coaching behavior and employee self-reported affective and performance-related outcomes based on perceptions of selected organization employees. Three theories, path-goal leadership, career motivation, and organization support, were used to frame the hypothesized conceptual model of managerial coaching outcomes for the current study. The systematic review of relevant literature identified satisfaction with work, role ambiguity, satisfaction with manager, career commitment, job performance, and organization commitment for the potential outcomes of managerial coaching. A 36-item survey including seven existing instruments was utilized to collect data. An estimation of the readability level for the survey was Flesh-Kincaid Grade Level 7.1. The survey was sent electronically to all employees in the selected government organization. The sample included 431 respondents representing a population of 1,399 employees. Descriptive statistics, principal component analysis, Cronbach‘s alpha estimates for reliability, correlation analysis, two-step modeling techniques for structural equation modeling, and Sobel tests were the analysis methods used in the study. The results of the analyses indicated that the hypothesized conceptual model was adequately supported by the empirical data of the study sample (?2/df = 3.53; CFI = .91; IFI = .91; RMSEA = .08). The further investigations suggested that managerial coaching had a direct impact on employee satisfaction with work and role clarity and an indirect impact on satisfaction with work, career commitment, job performance, and organization commitment. Role clarity, as a direct outcome of managerial coaching, influenced job performance—such mediation was consistent with the hypothesized model for the study. The hypothesized model had clear and comprehensive illustrations of how managerial coaching affects work and organization-related variables, satisfaction with work, role clarity, career commitment, job performance, and organization commitment. This study provides empirical support to the proposed benefits of managerial coaching in organizations, and enhances the selected theories by offering additional empirical support to them.

Kim, Sewon

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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.

NONE

2004-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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The Hamburg/ESO R-process Enhanced Star survey (HERES). I. Project description, and discovery of two stars with strong enhancements of neutron-capture elements  

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We report on a dedicated effort to identify and study metal-poor stars strongly enhanced in r-process elements ([r/Fe] > 1 dex; hereafter r-II stars), the Hamburg/ESO R-process Enhanced Star survey (HERES). Moderate-resolution (~2A) follow-up spectroscopy has been obtained for metal-poor giant candidates selected from the Hamburg/ESO objective-prism survey (HES) as well as the HK survey to identify sharp-lined stars with [Fe/H] HES), ``snapshot'' spectra (R~20,000; S/N~30 per pixel) are being obtained with VLT/UVES, with the main aim of finding the 2-3% r-II stars expected to be among them. These are studied in detail by means of higher resolution and higher S/N spectra. In this paper we describe a pilot study based on a set of 35 stars, including 23 from the HK survey, 8 from the HES, and 4 comparison stars. We discovered two new r-II stars, CS29497-004 ([Eu/Fe] = 1.64 +/- 0.22) and CS29491-069 ([Eu/Fe] = 1.08 +/- 0.23). A first abundance analysis of CS29497-004 yields that its abundances of Ba to Dy are on average enhanced by 1.5dex with respect to iron and the Sun and match a scaled solar r-process pattern well, while Th is underabundant relative to that pattern by 0.3dex, which we attribute to radioactive decay. That is, CS29497-004 seems not to belong to the class of r-process enhanced stars displaying an ``actinide boost'', like CS31082-001 (Hill et al. 2002), or CS30306-132 (Honda et al. 2004b). The abundance pattern agrees well with predictions of the phenomenological model of Qian & Wasserburg.

N. Christlieb; T. C. Beers; P. S. Barklem; M. Bessell; V. Hill; J. Holmberg; A. J. Korn; B. Marsteller; L. Mashonkina; Y. -Z. Qian; S. Rossi; G. J. Wasserburg; F. -J. Zickgraf; K. -L. Kratz; B. Nordstr{ö}m; B. Pfeiffer; J. Rhee; S. G. Ryan

2004-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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The importance of vehicle costs, fuel prices, and fuel efficiency to HEV market success.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Toyota's introduction of a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) named ''Prius'' in Japan and Honda's proposed introduction of an HEV in the United States have generated considerable interest in the long-term viability of such fuel-efficient vehicles. A performance and cost projection model developed entirely at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is used here to estimate costs. ANL staff developed fuel economy estimates by extending conventional vehicle (CV) modeling done primarily under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. Together, these estimates are employed to analyze dollar costs vs. benefits of two of many possible HEV technologies. We project incremental costs and fuel savings for a Prius-type low-performance hybrid (14.3 seconds zero to 60 mph acceleration, 260 time) and a higher-performance ''mild'' hybrid vehicle, or MHV (11 seconds 260 time). Each HEV is compared to a U.S. Toyota Corolla with automatic transmission (11 seconds 260 time). The base incremental retail price range, projected a decade hence, is $3,200-$3,750, before considering battery replacement cost. Historical data are analyzed to evaluate the effect of fuel price on consumer preferences for vehicle fuel economy, performance, and size. The relationship between fuel price, the level of change in fuel price, and consumer attitude toward higher fuel efficiency is also evaluated. A recent survey on the value of higher fuel efficiency is presented and U.S. commercial viability of the hybrids is evaluated using discount rates of 2090 and 870. Our analysis, with our current HEV cost estimates and current fuel savings estimates, implies that the U.S. market for such HEVS would be quite limited.

Santini, D. J.; Patterson, P. D.; Vyas, A. D.

1999-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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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.  

SciTech Connect

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.

2004-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Document  

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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  

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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  

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')/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  

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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  

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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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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

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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  

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

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  

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

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  

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

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

382

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

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

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

383

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

385

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report 1st Quarter FY 1996  

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

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

386

Federal Register  

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

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,

387

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

388

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

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Petroleum & Other Liquids Petroleum & Other Liquids Glossary â€ș FAQS â€ș 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

389

Renewable Portfolio Standard | Department of Energy  

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

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,

390

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  

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

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

393

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

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

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 -

394

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

395

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

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

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  

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

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

397

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

398

Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago  

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

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.

399

Federal Register  

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

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  

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

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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401

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

402

U  

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

SciTech Connect

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

404

Semi-transparent solar energy thermal storage device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

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

405

Semi-transparent solar energy thermal storage device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

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

406

Method for producing metal oxide aerogels  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A two-step hydrolysis-condensation method was developed to form metal oxide aerogels of any density, including densities of less than 0.003g/cm{sup 3} and greater than 0.27g/cm{sup 3}. High purity metal alkoxide is reacted with water, alcohol solvent, and an additive to form a partially condensed metal intermediate. All solvent and reaction-generated alcohol is removed, and the intermediate is diluted with a nonalcoholic solvent. The intermediate can be stored for future use to make aerogels of any density. The aerogels are formed by reacting the intermediate with water, nonalcoholic solvent, and a catalyst, and extracting the nonalcoholic solvent directly. The resulting monolithic aerogels are hydrophobic and stable under atmospheric conditions, and exhibit good optical transparency, high clarity, and homogeneity. The aerogels have high thermal insulation capacity, high porosity, mechanical strength and stability, and require shorter gelation times than aerogels formed by conventional methods. 8 figs.

Tillotson, T.M.; Poco, J.F.; Hrubesh, L.W.; Thomas, I.M.

1995-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

407

Method for producing metal oxide aerogels  

SciTech Connect

A two-step hydrolysis-condensation method was developed to form metal oxide aerogels of any density, including densities of less than 0.003g/cm.sup.3 and greater than 0.27g/cm.sup.3. High purity metal alkoxide is reacted with water, alcohol solvent, and an additive to form a partially condensed metal intermediate. All solvent and reaction-generated alcohol is removed, and the intermediate is diluted with a nonalcoholic solvent. The intermediate can be stored for future use to make aerogels of any density. The aerogels are formed by reacting the intermediate with water, nonalcoholic solvent, and a catalyst, and extracting the nonalcoholic solvent directly. The resulting monolithic aerogels are hydrophobic and stable under atmospheric conditions, and exhibit good optical transparency, high clarity, and homogeneity. The aerogels have high thermal insulation capacity, high porosity, mechanical strength and stability, and require shorter gelation times than aerogels formed by conventional methods.

Tillotson, Thomas M. (Tracy, CA); Poco, John F. (Livermore, CA); Hrubesh, Lawrence W. (Pleasanton, CA); Thomas, Ian M. (Livermore, CA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Binary Tetrahedral Flavor Symmetry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A study of the T' Model and its variants utilizing Binary Tetrahedral Flavor Symmetry. We begin with a description of the historical context and motivations for this theory, together with some conceptual background for added clarity, and an account of our theory's inception in previous works. Our model endeavors to bridge two categories of particles, leptons and quarks, a unification made possible by the inclusion of additional Higgs particles, shared between the two fermion sectors and creating a single coherent system. This is achieved through the use of the Binary Tetrahedral symmetry group and an investigation of the Tribimaximal symmetry evidenced by neutrinos. Our work details perturbations and extensions of this T' Model as we apply our framework to neutrino mixing, quark mixing, unification, and dark matter. Where possible, we evaluate model predictions against experimental results and find excellent matching with the atmospheric and reactor neutrino mixing angles, an accurate prediction of the Cabibb...

Eby, David A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Models in Decision Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Any statistical analysis or decision analysis contains numerical inputs of which we are unsure. Some of our uncertainty arises from physical randomness which we can model in various ways, ideally through probability. Some relates to judgmental estimates of qualities about which we may be unsure in many different respects. There are other uncertainties involved, however: some relates to ambiguity and imprecision of meaning; some relate to lack of clarity in the objectives which the analysis seeks to meet; some relate to the numerical accuracy of calculations. Suppose, for instance, that we need to consider the probability of a conservative government being returned at the next election. The probability, a subjective probability, itself is a number that the statistician or decision maker has to judge. In some ways it may be related to 'hard' data, but there will always be an element of judgement in setting its value. But one might also ask: what is meant by a 'conservative' government; ...

Simon French

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Improving systems documentation using an online copy editor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the last three years the author has been using Writers Workbench, a UNIX text-editing tool, to edit computer documentation. In this article the author outlines his experiences using the system, noting both the advantages to explore and pitfalls to avoid in using this tool. Writers Workbench is especially useful for improving a writer's basic skills - punctuation, spelling, and grammar. When used effectively, Writers Workbench can cut down on wordiness and improve the consistency of a manual. It can help in the creation of a table of contents, index, glossary, and bibliography and in checking readability. Furthermore, by creating user-defined dictionaries, authors or editors can customize the tool to fit their purposes and styles. However, Writers Workbench is not good at catching problems relating to organization, focus, and clarity.

Kahn, R.L.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

ILC TARGET WHEEL RIM FRAGMENT/GUARD PLATE IMPACT ANALYSIS  

SciTech Connect

A positron source component is needed for the International Linear Collider Project. The leading design concept for this source is a rotating titanium alloy wheel whose spokes rotate through an intense localized magnetic field. The system is composed of an electric motor, flexible motor/drive-shaft coupling, stainless steel drive-shaft, two Plumber's Block tapered roller bearings, a titanium alloy target wheel, and electromagnet. Surrounding the target wheel and magnet is a steel frame with steel guarding plates intended to contain shrapnel in case of catastrophic wheel failure. Figure 1 is a layout of this system (guard plates not shown for clarity). This report documents the FEA analyses that were performed at LLNL to help determine, on a preliminary basis, the required guard plate thickness for three potential plate steels.

Hagler, L

2008-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

412

WORKING PAPER SERIESFEDERAL RESERVE BANK of ATLANTA WORKING PAPER SERIES The Federal Home Loan Bank System: The Lender of Next-to-Last Resort?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) System is a large, complex, and understudied governmentsponsored liquidity facility that currently has more than $1 trillion in secured loans outstanding, mostly to commercial banks and thrifts. This paper first documents the significant role played by the FHLB System at the outset of the ongoing financial crisis and then provides evidence about the uses of these funds by their bank and thrift members. We then identify the trade-offs faced by FHLB member-borrowers when choosing between accessing the FHLB System or the Federal Reserve’s discount window during the crisis. We conclude by describing the fragmented U.S. lender-of-last-resort framework and finding that additional clarity about the respective roles of the various liquidity facilities would be helpful.

Adam Ashcraft; Morten L. Bech; W. Scott Frame; Adam Ashcraft; Morten L. Bech; W. Scott Frame

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Analysis of the Effects of the Application of Solar Water Heater in Building Energy Consumption  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the development of the economy, civilian construction in the Changjiang River delta region is rapidly expanding. The boom in the construction industry definitely results in that the proportion of building energy consumption to whole energy consumption in the national economy will increase. The energy consumption of the air conditioning system, lighting system and hot-water system are the main components of the building energy consumption. Theoretically, solar energy can meet the requirements for these systems by changing the technology of photo-electricity and photo-thermal. However, the application of these technologies is on the basis of demand of space and atmospheric clarity conditions. This paper focuses on the specific conditions of city and building construction in the Changjiang River delta region, discusses the applying condition of photo-thermal transformation technology of solar energy, then analyzes the influence of mature applications of this technology on energy consumption.

Wang, J.; Li, Z.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Optimization Of Simulations And Activities For A New Introductory Quantum Mechanics Curriculum  

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The Institute of Physics New Quantum Curriculum (quantumphysics.iop.org) consists of online texts and interactive simulations with accompanying activities for an introductory course in quantum mechanics starting from two-level systems. We describe observation sessions and analysis of homework and survey responses used to optimize the simulations and activities in terms of clarity, ease-of-use, promoting exploration, sense-making and linking of multiple representations. This work led to revisions of simulations and activities and general design principles which have been incorporated wherever applicable. These include intuitive controls and on-demand text in the simulations and making explicit links between mathematical and physical representations in simulations and activities.

Kohnle, Antje; Hooley, Christopher; Torrance, Bruce

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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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Science and Technology Review July/August 2009  

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This month's issue has the following articles: (1) Game-Changing Science in the National Interest - Commentary by Tomas Diaz de la Rubia; (2) Preventing Close Encounters of the Orbiting Kind - The Testbed Environment for Space Situational Awareness is improving capabilities for monitoring and detecting threats to space operations; (3) A CAT Scanner for Nuclear Weapon Components - A new x-ray system images nuclear weapon components in three dimensions, promising unprecedented resolution and clarity; (4) Mass-Producing Positrons - Scientists reveal a new method for yielding a greater density of positrons at a much faster rate inside a laboratory setting; and (5) The Next Generation of Medical Diagnostic Devices - Portable medical diagnostic devices using ultrawideband technology help first responders evaluate injuries in emergency situations and could improve overall health care.

Bearinger, J P

2009-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a fourth generation predictive capability maturity model.  

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The Predictive Capability Maturity Model (PCMM) is an expert elicitation tool designed to characterize and communicate completeness of the approaches used for computational model definition, verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification associated for an intended application. The primary application of this tool at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has been for physics-based computational simulations in support of nuclear weapons applications. The two main goals of a PCMM evaluation are 1) the communication of computational simulation capability, accurately and transparently, and 2) the development of input for effective planning. As a result of the increasing importance of computational simulation to SNL's mission, the PCMM has evolved through multiple generations with the goal to provide more clarity, rigor, and completeness in its application. This report describes the approach used to develop the fourth generation of the PCMM.

Hills, Richard Guy; Witkowski, Walter R.; Urbina, Angel; Rider, William J.; Trucano, Timothy Guy

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 ÎČ-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

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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? ïź Transformation of the Electricity Industry ïŹ Emerging smart technology ïŹ Financial reform ïŹ Reliability ïŹ Major initiatives to address climate change ïŹ Gaps / Lack of Clarity in Federal / State Decisions on Infrastructure and Market Issues ïź Operating in a carbon constrained world EEI ïź Our members serve 95% of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, ïź and represent approximately 70% of the U.S. electric power industry. ïź We also have more than 80 international electric companies as Affiliate Members ïź 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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Solar Water Splitting: Photocatalyst Materials Discovery and Systems Development  

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Hydrogen promises to be an attractive transportation fuel in the post-fossil fuel era. Relatively abundant and clean burning (water being the principal byproduct), hydrogen offers the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, there are significant technical barriers that require solutions before hydrogen can be implemented in large scale. These are: · Sources (e.g. hydrocarbon, water) · Transportation · Storage Each of the aforementioned barriers carries with it important considerations. First, would a hydrocarbon-based hydrogen source be of any benefit compared to conventional fossil fuels? Second, will a system based on centralized generation and distribution be viable? Finally, methods of on-board storage, whether they are liquefaction, adsorption, or intercalation, are far from optimized. The scope of this program is limited to hydrogen generation, specifically generation using solarinitiated water electrolysis. Though concept of making hydrogen using water and sunlight may sound somewhat far-fetched, in reality the concept is very real. Since the discovery of solar-generated hydrogen, termed photoelectrochemical hydrogen, nearly 30 years ago by Fujishima and Honda, significant advances in both fundamental understanding and technological capability have been made. Using solar radiation to generate hydrogen in a fashion akin to using solar to generate electricity offers many advantages. First, hydrogen can be generated at the point of use, reducing the importance of transportation. Second, using water as the hydrogen source eliminates greenhouse gas evolution and the consequences that come with it. Finally, because the process uses very little electricity (pumps and compressors predominantly), the quantity of chemical fuel produced far exceeds the amount of electricity consumed. Consequently, there is some level of truth to the notion that photoelectrochemically-derived hydrogen offers the potential to nearly eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation landscape. This report focuses primarily on the technical issues inherent to developing an economically viable photoelectrochemical hydrogen system. This involves research intended to address technology gaps as well as research to address commercial feasibility. Though a firm cost target is not identified explicitly, much of the economics are presented in terms of “dollars per gallon of gasoline equivalent” ($/gge). Obviously this is a moving target, but it is important to understand cost in terms of current gasoline pricing, since the intended target is gasoline replacement. However, this does put the cost contribution into a perspective that at least allows for a reasonable assessment of technological viability. It also allows for the identification of need areas beyond the obvious technology gaps.

McNulty, Thomas F.

2008-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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SITE CHARACTERIZATION AND SELECTION GUIDELINES FOR GEOLOGICAL CARBON SEQUESTRATION  

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Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) is a key technology pathway to substantial reduction of greenhouse gas emissions for the state of California and the western region. Current estimates suggest that the sequestration resource of the state is large, and could safely and effectively accept all of the emissions from large CO2 point sources for many decades and store them indefinitely. This process requires suitable sites to sequester large volumes of CO2 for long periods of time. Site characterization is the first step in this process, and the state will ultimately face regulatory, legal, and technical questions as commercial CCS projects develop and commence operations. The most important aspects of site characterizations are injectivity, capacity, and effectiveness. A site can accept at a high rate a large volume of CO2 and store it for a long time is likely to serve as a good site for geological carbon sequestration. At present, there are many conventional technologies and approaches that can be used to estimate, quantify, calculate, and assess the viability of a sequestration site. Any regulatory framework would need to rely on conventional, easily executed, repeatable methods to inform the site selection and permitting process. The most important targets for long-term storage are deep saline formations and depleted oil and gas fields. The primary CO2 storage mechanisms for these targets are well understood enough to plan operations and simulate injection and long-term fate of CO2. There is also a strong understanding of potential geological and engineering hazards for CCS. These hazards are potential pathway to CO2 leakage, which could conceivably result in negative consequences to health and the environmental. The risks of these effects are difficult to quantify; however, the hazards themselves are sufficiently well understood to identify, delineate, and manage those risks effectively. The primary hazard elements are wells and faults, but may include other concerns as well. There is less clarity regarding the legal and regulatory issues around site characterization for large CCS injection volumes. In particular, it is not clear what would constitute due diligence for a potential selection and operation of a commercial site. This is complicated by a lack of clarity around permitting issues and subsurface ownership. However, there are many natural, industrial, regulatory, and legal analogs for these questions. However, solutions will need to evolve within the set of laws and practices current to the State. The chief conclusion of this chapter is that there is enough knowledge today to characterize a site for geological carbon sequestration safely and effective permitting and operation. From this conclusion and others flow a set of recommendations that represent potential actions for decision makers.

Friedmann, S J

2007-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Recycle of the treated effluent from the Liquid Effluent Treatment Facility: Engineering study  

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During normal N Reactor operation there will be low-level radioactive liquid effluent flows discharged to the planned Liquid Effluent Treatment Facility (LETF). The LETF will filter and treat these flows to decrease the radioactive prior to discharging the effluent to the Liquid Waste Disposal Facility (LWDF) soil column. This report examines the feasibility and economics of recycling the treated effluent to the N Reactor for reuse thus eliminating or reducing discharges to the soil. The study concluded that recycling LETF effluent for reuse in the primary coolant system and in the fuel storage basin is technically feasible. However, the high cost to provide recycle water meeting the minimum N reactor chemical requirements and radiological concerns may not be justified due to the limited reactor operating life. The study concluded that inexpensive piping modifications to the Building 107N recirculation system would provide additional flow to alleviate the fuel basin clarity problem during refueling. This change would avoid the disposal of 62.2 million gal of treated water per year to the soil column. 21 refs., 5 figs., 7 tabs.

Shearer, E.A.; Janke, D.S.

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facing the greenhouse effect: Communication about energy in Germany  

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Energy policy in Germany has been characterized by an irreconcilable debate about nuclear power and the potentials of renewable energy sources and energy-saving activities for more than 15 years. The question is whether the emerging greenhouse effect has changed or at least influenced this conflict. In this study the authors screened the publications of various stakeholders in the energy debate and investigated their standpoints, values, and attitudes towards energy policy after the emergence of the greenhouse effect. The study reveals that the focus of the communication is no longer nuclear power. Moreover, communication with the public tries to hide the still virulent conflict among the agents. Every agent argues for the protection of the global climate and environment. But despite this superficial consensus and the [open quotes]green[close quotes] arguments, the various agents draw different conclusions. Thus communication not only minimizes clarity, but also fails to produce any consensus on how to realize the ambitious goals of global environmental protection. 14 refs., 2 tabs.

Henschel, C.; Wiedemann, P.M.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shape Memory Polymer Therapeutic Devices for Stroke  

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Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are attracting a great deal of interest in the scientific community for their use in applications ranging from light weight structures in space to micro-actuators in MEMS devices. These relatively new materials can be formed into a primary shape, reformed into a stable secondary shape, and then controllably actuated to recover their primary shape. The first part of this presentation will be a brief review of the types of polymeric structures which give rise to shape memory behavior in the context of new shape memory polymers with highly regular network structures recently developed at LLNL for biomedical devices. These new urethane SMPs have improved optical and physical properties relative to commercial SMPs, including improved clarity, high actuation force, and sharper actuation transition. In the second part of the presentation we discuss the development of SMP based devices for mechanically removing neurovascular occlusions which result in ischemic stroke. These devices are delivered to the site of the occlusion in compressed form, are pushed through the occlusion, actuated (usually optically) to take on an expanded conformation, and then used to dislodge and grip the thrombus while it is withdrawn through the catheter.

Wilson, T S; Small IV, W; Benett, W J; Bearinger, J P; Maitland, D J

2005-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation screening curves to compare efficiency investments topower plants: Applications to commercial sector conservationprograms  

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This paper describes a simplified methodology to compare supply and demand-side resources. The screening curve approach supplements with load shape information the data contained in a supply curve of conserved energy. In addition, a screening curve contains information on competing supply technologies, such as annualized capital costs, variable costs, and cost per delivered kWh. The information in the screening curve allows policymakers to promptly and conveniently compare the relevant parameters affecting supply and demand-side investment decisions. While many sophisticated computer models have evolved to account for the load shape impacts of energy efficiency investments, this sophistication has, by and large, not trickled down to spreadsheet-level or 'back-of-the-envelope' analyses. Our methodology allows a simple summary of load shape characteristics based on the output of the more complicated models. It offers many advantages, principal of which is clarity in analyzing supply and demand-side investment choices. This paper first describes how supply-side screening curves have been used in the past, and develops the conceptual tools needed to apply integrated supply/demand screening curves in the least-cost utility planning process. It then presents examples of supply-side technologies and commercial sector demand-side management programs, and plots them on representative screening curves.

Koomey, Jonathan; Rosenfeld, Arthur H.; Gadgil, Ashok J.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation screening curves to compare efficiency investments to power plants  

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This paper describes a simplified methodology to compare supply and demand-side resources. The screening curve approach supplements with load shape information the data contained in a supply curve of conserved energy. In addition, a screening curve contains information on competing supply technologies, such as annualized capital costs, variable costs, and cost per delivered kWh. The information in the screening curve allows policymakers to promptly and conveniently compare the relevant parameters affecting supply and demand-side investment decisions. While many sophisticated computer models have evolved to account for the load shape impacts of energy efficiency investments, this sophistication has, by and large, not trickled down to spreadsheet-level or back-of-the-envelope analyses. This methodology allows a simple summary of load shape characteristics based on the output of the more complicated models. It offers many advantages, principal of which is clarity in analyzing supply and demand-side investment choices. This paper first describes how supply-side screening curves have been used in the past, and develops the conceptual tools needed to apply integrated supply/demand screening curves in the least-cost utility planning process. It then presents examples of supply and demand-side technologies and plots them on a representative screening curve. 12 refs., 3 figs., 3 tabs.

Koomey, J.; Rosenfeld, A.H.; Gadgil, A.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 =

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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.

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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

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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

437

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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Collision-induced galaxy formation: semi-analytical model and multi-wavelength predictions  

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A semi-analytic model is proposed that couples the Press-Schechter formalism for the number of galaxies with a prescription for galaxy-galaxy interactions that enables to follow the evolution of galaxy morphologies along the Hubble sequence. Within this framework, we calculate the chemo-spectrophotometric evolution of galaxies to obtain spectral energy distributions. We find that such an approach is very successful in reproducing the statistical properties of galaxies as well as their time evolution. We are able to make predictions as a function of galaxy type: for clarity, we restrict ourselves to two categories of galaxies: early and late types that are identified with ellipticals and disks. In our model, irregulars are simply an early stage of galaxy formation. In particular, we obtain good matches for the galaxy counts and redshift distributions of sources from UV to submm wavelengths. We also reproduce the observed cosmic star formation history and the diffuse background radiation, and make predictions as to the epoch and wavelength at which the dust-shrouded star formation of spheroids begins to dominate over the star formation that occurs more quiescently in disks. A new prediction of our model is a rise in the FIR luminosity density with increasing redshift, peaking at about $z\\sim 3$, and with a ratio to the local luminosity density $\\rho_{L,\

Christophe Balland; Julien E. G. Devriendt; Joe Silk

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Characterization of nuclear reactor containment penetrations. Final report  

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This report concludes a preliminary report prepared by ANL for Sandia, published as NUREG/CR-3855, in June 1984. The preliminary report, NUREG/CR-3855, presented the results of a survey of nuclear reactor containment penetrations, covering the number of plants surveyed at that time (22 total). Since that time, an additional 26 plants have been included in the survey. This final report serves two purposes: (1) to add the summary data sheets and penetration details for the additional plants now included in the survey; and (2) to confirm, revise, or add to analyses and discussions presented in the first report which, of course, were based solely on the earlier sample of 22 plants. This final report follows the outline and format of the preliminary survey report. In general, changes and additions to the preliminary report are implied, rather than stated as such to avoid repeated reference to that report. If no changes have been made in a section the title of the section of the previous report is simply repeated followed by ''No Changes''. Some repetition is used for continuity and clarity.

Shackelford, M.H.; Bump, T.R.; Seidensticker, R.W.

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smolt Passage Behavior and Flow-Net Relationship in the Forebay of John Day Dam, 1984-1985 Final Report of Research.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The migration routes of downstream migrant salmonids in the forebay of John Day Dam were defined and assessed in relation to current velocities and water turbidity and temperature. Forebay current patterns were obtained from current meters at fixed sampling stations, the distribution of outmigrants was determined from purse seine sampling, and migration routes of yearling chinook salmon and steelhead were identified by radio telemetry techniques. All species of emigrating salmonids alter their distribution across the forebay as they approach the dam. Fish abundance was positively correlated with water clarity. There was no evidence to suggest that the migration routes were in response to current patterns in the forebay. Radio telemetry studies demonstrated that a certain segment of yearling chinook salmon approaching the dam are predisposed to spill passage (Washington side of the river) by virtue of their lateral position across the forebay. A new application of radio tag methodology was assessed and found to be useful in evaluating the effectiveness of spill for bypassing outmigrant salmon. A program system and cartographic model was developed which displays for any specified hour forebay current patterns at prevailing river flows and dam operations. The system can be used at other dam sites where investigations may wish to detail forebay current patterns.

Giorgi, Albert E.

1985-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Active solar heating-and-cooling system-development projects  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (DOE) projects with industry and academic institutions directed toward the development of cost effective, reliable, and publically acceptable active solar heating and cooling systems are presented. A major emphasis of the program is to insure that the information derived from these projects is made available to all members of the solar community who will benefit from such knowledge. The purpose of this document is to provide a brief summary of each of the 214 projects that were active during Fiscal Year 1980, and to provide sufficient information to allow the reader to acquire further details on specific projects. For clarity and convenience, projects are organized by either the program element or technology group as follows: (1) Program elements - Rankine Solar Cooling Systems; Absorption Solar Cooling Systems; Desiccant Solar Cooling Systems; Solar Space Heating Systems; Solar Hot Water Systems; Special Projects; and (2) Technology Groups - Solar Collector Technology; Solar Storage Technology; Solar Controls Technology; Solar Analysis Technology; and Solar Materials Technology. For further convenience, this book contains three indices of contracts, with listings by (1) organization, (2) contract number and (3) state where the project is performed. A brief glossary of terms used is also included at the end of the book.

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1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Improving Transparency in the Reporting of Safeguards Implementation: FY11 Update  

SciTech Connect

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

444

Integrating implicit answers with object-oriented queries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Queries in object-oriented datab;Lqcs are formulated against a class and retrieve instnnccls of the class sat,is-fying a certain predicate on the att,riblltes of the class. The presence of a class hierarchy, an integral part of any object-oriented data model, allows answers to be expressed implicitly in terms of classes and instances. This enables answers to be provided at different levels of abstraction. Shum and Muntz [SM88] presented a way of providing implicit expressions based on a taxonomy defined over the database. The algorithm presented in [SM88] is optimal in the length of the answer but the clarity of the answer is often poor. In this paper, the fo-cus is on coherent answers: implicit answers that are not necessarily optimal in the number of terms but are easy to comprehend. We show that a uniqlle coherent answer can be obtained efficiently in a top down nlanncr. Since the objective is to provide cohcrcnt, answers, and user queries are formulated by means of query operators to access the database, the standard query operators are redefined to obtain and manipulate coherent answers. Coherent answers are useful in coping with information complexity as they allow answers to be represented ab-stractly and are also a useful rctprescntation tool for complex information systems. 1

Hava T. Siegelmann

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Binary Tetrahedral Flavor Symmetry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A study of the T' Model and its variants utilizing Binary Tetrahedral Flavor Symmetry. We begin with a description of the historical context and motivations for this theory, together with some conceptual background for added clarity, and an account of our theory's inception in previous works. Our model endeavors to bridge two categories of particles, leptons and quarks, a unification made possible by the inclusion of additional Higgs particles, shared between the two fermion sectors and creating a single coherent system. This is achieved through the use of the Binary Tetrahedral symmetry group and an investigation of the Tribimaximal symmetry evidenced by neutrinos. Our work details perturbations and extensions of this T' Model as we apply our framework to neutrino mixing, quark mixing, unification, and dark matter. Where possible, we evaluate model predictions against experimental results and find excellent matching with the atmospheric and reactor neutrino mixing angles, an accurate prediction of the Cabibbo angle, and a dark matter candidate that remains outside the limits of current tests. Additionally, we include mention of a number of unanswered questions and remaining areas of interest for future study. Taken together, we believe these results speak to the promising potential of finite groups and flavor symmetries to act as an approximation of nature.

David A. Eby

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

446

Influence of Reduction Pretreatment and Methane Reforming on Nickel Solubility in YSZ Grains and Nickel Sintering within Ni-YSZ SOFC Anode Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Internal reforming of hydrocarbon fuels (e.g. methane or natural gas) can improve the thermal efficiency of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) by balancing exothermic electrochemical oxidation of H2 and CO at the anode/cathode interface with endothermic steam reforming reactions on the anode1. Generally the rate of reforming is much greater than the rate of H2 and CO oxidation leading to extensive thermal gradients across the cell that can compromise the physical integrity of the cell. Therefore, methods to control reformation activity and predict thermal gradients are needed. Computational modeling is used to predict thermal gradients and fuel conversion profiles across the cell, thus accurate and predictable methane reforming kinetics are required. Significant discrepancies in activation energy, rate expressions, and rate constants for methane reforming over nickel-yttria stabilized zirconia (Ni-YSZ) are reported in the open literature1-4. The objective of this work is to provide clarity on factors leading to discrepancies in kinetic information reported in the literature and identify potential methods to control reforming rates over NiYSZ anodes. Effects of pretreatment and reforming on Ni microstructure and activity of NiYSZ anodes for methane reforming were examined under open-circuit conditions.

Strohm, James J.; King, David L.; Saraf, Laxmikant V.; Lea, Alan S.; Wang, Chong M.; Singh, Prabhakar

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

447

Climate change vulnerability assessments as catalysts for social learning: four case studies in south-eastern Australia  

SciTech Connect

Technical assessments of vulnerability and/or risk are increasingly being undertaken to assess the impacts of climate change. Underlying this is the belief that they will bring clarity to questions regarding the scale of institutional investments required, plausible adaptation policies and measures, and the timing of their implementation. Despite the perceived importance of technical assessments in 'evidence-based' decision environments, assessments cannot be undertaken independent of values and politics, nor are they capable of eliminating the uncertainty that clouds decision-making on climate adaptation As such, assessments can trigger as many questions as they answer, leaving practitioners and stakeholders to question their value. This paper explores the value of vulnerability/risk assessments in climate change adaptation planning processes as a catalyst for learning in four case studies in Southeastern Australia. Data were collected using qualitative interviews with stakeholders involved in the assessments and analysed using a social learning framework. This analysis revealed that detailed and tangible strategies or actions often do not emerge directly from technical assessments. However, it also revealed that the assessments became important platforms for social learning. In providing these platforms, assessments present opportunities to question initial assumptions, explore multiple framings of an issue, generate new information, and galvanise support for collective actions. This study highlights the need for more explicit recognition and understanding of the important role social learning plays in climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning more broadly.

Preston, Benjamin L [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Improving the Transparency of IAEA Safeguards Reporting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

449

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency State Climate and Energy Program Technical Forum Energy Efficiency Resource Standards Background and Resources  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Efficiency Resource Standards (EERS) establish a requirement for utilities (and/or other program administrators) to meet long-term, quantitative energy savings targets through a portfolio of energy efficiency (EE) programs. In doing so, EERS provide long-term clarity to resource planners and the EE marketplace, while allowing utilities (and/or other program administrators) flexibility in the design of the EE programs developed to meet the targets. EERS evolved from earlier processes and policies for determining investment levels in EE programs (i.e., Integrated Resource Planning and public benefits funds), and are now a major driver of rate-payer investment in energy efficiency 1. Although the underlying resources are different, the EERS policy is similar to a renewable electricity standard (RES), which requires utilities to generate a portion of electricity from renewable energy resources. An EERS complements other state EE policies such as building energy codes and weatherization initiatives, and can contribute to the goals of emission reductions and electricity reliability. As of December 2009, twenty-two states 2 had adopted an EERS. EERS in the electric sector are more common, but several states have also established an EERS for natural gas. EERS design details vary by state.

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2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

ENVIRONMENTAL REACTIVITY OF SOLID-STATE HYDROGEN SYSTEMS: FUNDAMENTAL TESTING AND EVALUATION  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In order to enable the commercial acceptance of solid state hydrogen storage materials and systems it is important to understand the risks associated with the environmental exposure of various materials. In some instances, these materials are sensitive to the environment surrounding the material and the behavior is unique and independent to each material. The development of testing procedures to evaluate a material's behavior with different environmental exposures is a critical need. In some cases material modifications may be needed in order to reduce the risk of environmental exposure. We have redesigned two standardized UN tests for clarity and exactness; the burn rate and self-heating tests. The results of these and other UN tests are shown for ammonia borane, NH{sub 3}BH{sub 3}, and alane, AlH{sub 3}. The burn rate test showed a strong dependence on the preparation method of aluminum hydride as the particle size and trace amounts of solvent greatly influence the test results. The self-heating test for ammonia borane showed a failed test as low as 70 C in a modified cylindrical form. Finally, gas phase calorimetry was performed and resulted in an exothermic behavior within an air and 30%RH environment.

James, C.; Cortes-Concepcion., J; Anton, D.; Tamburello, D.

2010-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

451

Workforce planning for DOE/EM: Assessing workforce demand and supply  

SciTech Connect

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has committed to bringing its facilities into regulatory compliance and restoring the environment of sites under its control by the year 2019. Responsibility for accomplishing this goal is vested with the Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management (EM). Concerns regarding the availability of workers with the necessary technical skills and the prospect of retraining workers from other programs within DOE or other industries are addressed in this report in several ways. First, various workforce projections relevant to EM occupations are compared to determine common findings and resolve inconsistencies. Second, case studies, interviews, and published data are used to examine the potential availability of workers for these occupations via occupational mobility, training/retraining options, and salary adjustments. Third, demand and supply factors are integrated in a framework useful for structuring workforce analyses. The analyses demonstrate that workforce skills are not anticipated to change due to the change in mission; science, engineering, and technician occupations tend to be mobile within and across occupational categories; experience and on-the-job training are more crucial to issues of worker supply than education; and, the clarity of an organization`s mission, budget allocation process, work implementation and task assignment systems are critical determinants of both workforce need and supply. DOE is encouraged to create a more stable platform for workforce planning by resolving organizational and institutional hindrances to accomplishing work and capitalizing on workforce characteristics besides labor {open_quotes}supply{close_quotes} and demographics.

Lewis, R.E.; Ulibarri, C.A.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Advanced Vehicle Testing and Evaluation  

SciTech Connect

The objective of the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy?s (DOEs) Advanced Vehicle Testing and Evaluation (AVTE) project was to provide test and evaluation services for advanced technology vehicles, to establish a performance baseline, to determine vehicle reliability, and to evaluate vehicle operating costs in fleet operations. Vehicles tested include light and medium-duty vehicles in conventional, hybrid, and all-electric configurations using conventional and alternative fuels, including hydrogen in internal combustion engines. Vehicles were tested on closed tracks and chassis dynamometers, as well as operated on public roads, in fleet operations, and over prescribed routes. All testing was controlled by procedures developed specifically to support such testing. Testing and evaluations were conducted in the following phases: ? Development of test procedures, which established testing procedures; ? Baseline performance testing, which established a performance baseline; ? Accelerated reliability testing, which determined vehicle reliability; ? Fleet testing, used to evaluate vehicle economics in fleet operation, and ? End of test performance evaluation. Test results are reported by two means and posted by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to their website: quarterly progress reports, used to document work in progress; and final test reports. This final report documents work conducted for the entirety of the contract by the Clarity Group, Inc., doing business as ECOtality North America (ECOtality). The contract was performed from 1 October 2005 through 31 March 2013. There were 113 light-duty on-road (95), off-road (3) and low speed (15) vehicles tested.

Garetson, Thomas

2013-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

453

Sensor Characteristics Reference Guide  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

454

Marketer feedback to SAC Questions Data and Information  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Marketers constituency has largely been pleased with the level of data provided by the IESO on system dispatch, constraints, generation and pricing. Forecasts of SBG have been improving but still focus largely on the short term. Longer term forecasts of SBG are important for decision making and should be added to the list of information and analysis provided by the IESO. Certainly, there should not be any less data and information published under a merged OESO and any additional transparency wherever possible is of great benefit to all involved, as well as in the interest of long-term market efficiency and system planning. SAC Terms of Reference The traditional role of the SAC to provide feedback and advice to the IESO management and Board in relation to the markets being designed, operated and dispatched by the IESO should continue in the same format as it has regardless of the creation of a new OESO. Adding representation from the OPA to the SAC would allow for additional dialogue between incumbent market participants and the OPA function in a revised OESO which should provide additional value. While the existing composition of the SAC is effective as structured, the Marketers constituency would be appreciative of greater clarity in the Terms of Reference as to how the SAC feedback will be incorporated into decision-making within the

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Eleven Tribes Jump START Clean Energy Projects, Summer 2012 (Newsletter)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This newsletter describes key activities of the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs for Summer 2012. The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs (DOE-IE) has selected 11 Tribes - five in Alaska and six in the contiguous United States - to receive on-the-ground technical support for community-based energy efficiency and renewable energy projects as part of DOE-IE's Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program. START finalists were selected based on the clarity of their requests for technical assistance and the ability of START to successfully work with their projects or community. Technical experts from DOE and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will work directly with community-based project teams to analyze local energy issues and assist the Tribes in moving their projects forward. In Alaska, the effort will be bolstered by DOE-IE's partnership with the Denali Commission, which will provide additional assistance and expertise, as well as funding to fuel the Alaska START initiative.

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2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Export control guide: Spent nuclear fuel reprocessing and preparation of plutonium metal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The international Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also referred to as the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), states in Article III, paragraph 2(b) that {open_quotes}Each State Party to the Treaty undertakes not to provide . . . equipment or material especially designed or prepared for the processing, use or production of special fissionable material to any non-nuclear-weapon State for peaceful purposes, unless the source or special fissionable material shall be subject to the safeguards required by this Article.{close_quotes} This guide was prepared to assist export control officials in the interpretation, understanding, and implementation of export laws and controls relating to the international Trigger List for irradiated nuclear fuel reprocessing equipment, components, and materials. The guide also contains information related to the production of plutonium metal. Reprocessing and its place in the nuclear fuel cycle are described briefly; the standard procedure to prepare metallic plutonium is discussed; steps used to prepare Trigger List controls are cited; descriptions of controlled items are given; and special materials of construction are noted. This is followed by a comprehensive description of especially designed or prepared equipment, materials, and components of reprocessing and plutonium metal processes and includes photographs and/or pictorial representations. The nomenclature of the Trigger List has been retained in the numbered sections of this document for clarity.

NONE

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Thermal and solar-optical properties of silica aerogel for use in insulated windows  

SciTech Connect

Silica aerogel is a porous insulating material that is transport to solar radiation. To understand its insulating performance in a window system, it is necessary to first study component heat transfer paths. Aerogel's absorption coefficient, a measure of the attenuation of radiation heat transfer, was determined over the spectral range 1-200 ..mu..m. Although radiation heat transfer is negligible over much of this region, there is a transmission window between 3-6 ..mu..m. At ambient temperatures, for aerogel thicknesses of 0.5-5.0 cm, radiation heat transfer through an unmodified aerogel window is less than 15% of the total heat flux. For evacuated or high-temperature furnace windows, this contribution can be over 50%. Thermal radiative transfer can be somewhat decreased by allowing the aerogel to absorb moisture, but solar transmission and optical clarity are sacrificed. Absorption of water vapor over time causes irreversible structural changes that increase scattering in the solar spectrum. Aerogel's thermal performance can be improved by replacing the pore gas with one of lower conductivity or by evacuating the aerogel to pressure below 0.1 atm. A hypothetical evacuated aerogel window has a calcuated U-Value of approx. =0.5 W/m/sup 2/-K for a gap spacing of 12.5 mm, which is four times better than currently available low-emissivity gas-filled units of similar size. 8 refs., 9 figs.

Hartmann, J.; Rubin, M.; Arasteh, D.

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

The Design and Analysis of Salmonid Tagging Studies in the Columbia Basin : Volume II: Experiment Salmonid Survival with Combined PIT-CWT Tagging.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Experiment designs to estimate the effect of transportation on survival and return rates of Columbia River system salmonids are discussed along with statistical modeling techniques. Besides transportation, river flow and dam spill are necessary components in the design and analysis otherwise questions as to the effects of reservoir drawdowns and increased dam spill may never be satisfactorily answered. Four criteria for comparing different experiment designs are: (1) feasibility, (2) clarity of results, (3) scope of inference, and (4) time to learn. In this report, alternative designs for conducting experimental manipulations of smolt tagging studies to study effects of river operations such as flow levels, spill fractions, and transporting outmigrating salmonids around dams in the Columbia River system are presented. The principles of study design discussed in this report have broad implications for the many studies proposed to investigate both smolt and adult survival relationships. The concepts are illustrated for the case of the design and analysis of smolt transportation experiments. The merits of proposed transportation studies should be measured relative to these principles of proper statistical design and analysis.

Newman, Ken

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

A Bayesian Account of Quantum Histories  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate whether quantum history theories can be consistent with Bayesian reasoning and whether such an analysis helps clarify the interpretation of such theories. First, we summarise and extend recent work categorising two different approaches to formalising multi-time measurements in quantum theory. The standard approach consists of describing an ordered series of measurements in terms of history propositions with non-additive `probabilities'. The non-standard approach consists of defining multi-time measurements to consist of sets of exclusive and exhaustive history propositions and recovering the single-time exclusivity of results when discussing single-time history propositions. We analyse whether such history propositions can be consistent with Bayes' rule. We show that certain class of histories are given a natural Bayesian interpretation, namely the linearly positive histories originally introduced by Goldstein and Page. Thus we argue that this gives a certain amount of interpretational clarity to the non-standard approach. We also attempt a justification of our analysis using Cox's axioms of probability theory.

Thomas Marlow

2005-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

460

Group decision support using Toulmin argument structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper addresses the need for sound science, technology, and management assessment relative to environmental policy decision making through an approach that involves a logical structure for evidence, a framed decision-making process, and an environment that encourages group participation. Toulmin-based logic possesses these characteristics and is used as the basis for development of a group decision support system. This system can support several user groups, such as pesticide policy-making experts, who can use the support system to state arguments for or against an important policy issue, and pest management experts, who can use the system to assist in identifying and evaluating alternatives for controlling pests on agricultural commodities. The resulting decision support system assists in improving the clarity of the lines of reasoning used in specific situations; the warrants, grounds, and backings that are used to support claims and specific lines of reasoning; and the contradictions, rebuttals, and arguments surrounding each step in the reasoning process associated with evaluating a claim or counterclaim. Experts and decisions makers with differing views can better understand each other`s thought processes. The net effect is enhanced communications and understanding of the whole picture and, in many cases, consensus on decisions to be taken.

Janssen, T. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)]|[George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA (United States). School of Information Technology and Engineering; Sage, A.P. [George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA (United States). School of Information Technology and Engineering

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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461

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

462

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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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Chinook Salmon Adult Abundance Monitoring; Hydroacoustic Assessment of Chinook Salmon Escapement to the Secesh River, Idaho, 2002-2004 Final Report.  

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Accurate determination of adult salmon spawner abundance is key to the assessment of recovery actions for wild Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon (Onchorynchus tshawytscha), a species listed as 'threatened' under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). As part of the Bonneville Power Administration Fish and Wildlife Program, the Nez Perce Tribe operates an experimental project in the South Fork of the Salmon River subbasin. The project has involved noninvasive monitoring of Chinook salmon escapement on the Secesh River between 1997 and 2000 and on Lake Creek since 1998. The overall goal of this project is to accurately estimate adult Chinook salmon spawning escapement numbers to the Secesh River and Lake Creek. Using time-lapse underwater video technology in conjunction with their fish counting stations, Nez Perce researchers have successfully collected information on adult Chinook salmon spawner abundance, run timing, and fish-per-redd numbers on Lake Creek since 1998. However, the larger stream environment in the Secesh River prevented successful implementation of the underwater video technique to enumerate adult Chinook salmon abundance. High stream discharge and debris loads in the Secesh caused failure of the temporary fish counting station, preventing coverage of the early migrating portion of the spawning run. Accurate adult abundance information could not be obtained on the Secesh with the underwater video method. Consequently, the Nez Perce Tribe now is evaluating advanced technologies and methodologies for measuring adult Chinook salmon abundance in the Secesh River. In 2003, the use of an acoustic camera for assessing spawner escapement was examined. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in a collaborative arrangement with the Nez Perce Tribe, provided the technical expertise to implement the acoustic camera component of the counting station on the Secesh River. This report documents the first year of a proposed three-year study to determine the efficacy of using an acoustic camera to count adult migrant Chinook salmon as they make their way to the spawning grounds on the Secesh River and Lake Creek. A phased approach to applying the acoustic camera was proposed, starting with testing and evaluation in spring 2003, followed by a full implementation in 2004 and 2005. The goal of this effort is to better assess the early run components when water clarity and night visibility preclude the use of optical techniques. A single acoustic camera was used to test the technology for enumerating adult salmon passage at the Secesh River. The acoustic camera was deployed on the Secesh at a site engineered with an artificial substrate to control the river bottom morphometry and the passage channel. The primary goal of the analysis for this first year of deployment was to validate counts of migrant salmon. The validation plan involved covering the area with optical video cameras so that both optical and acoustic camera images of the same viewing region could be acquired simultaneously. A secondary test was contrived after the fish passage was complete using a controlled setting at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, in which we tested the detectability as a function of turbidity levels. Optical and acoustic camera multiplexed video recordings of adult Chinook salmon were made at the Secesh River fish counting station from August 20 through August 29, 2003. The acoustic camera performed as well as or better than the optical camera at detecting adult Chinook salmon over the 10-day test period. However, the acoustic camera was not perfect; the data reflected adult Chinook salmon detections made by the optical camera that were missed by the acoustic camera. The conditions for counting using the optical camera were near ideal, with shallow clear water and good light penetration. The relative performance of the acoustic camera is expected to be even better than the optical camera in early spring when water clarity and light penetration are limited. Results of the laboratory tests at the Pacific North

Johnson, R.; McKinstry, C.; Mueller, R.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A good integrated resource plan: Guidelines for electric utilities and regulators  

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Integrated resource planning helps utilities and state regulatory commissions consistently assess a broad range of demand and supply resources to meet customer energy-service needs cost-effectively. Key characteristics of this planning approach include: explicit consideration and fair treatment of a wide variety of demand and supply options, consideration of the environmental and other social costs of providing energy services, public participation in the development of the resource plan, and analysis of the uncertainties associated with different external factors and resource options. Integrated resource planning differs from traditional planning in the types and scope of resources considered, the owners of the resources, the organizations involved in resource planning, and the criteria for resource selection. This report presents suggestions to utilities on how to conduct such planning and what to include in their resource-planning reports. These suggestions are based on a review of about 50 resource plans as well as discussions with and presentations to regulators and utilities. The suggestions cover four broad topics; the technical competence with which the plan was developed; the adequacy, detail, and consistency (with the long-term plan) of the short-term action plan; the extent to which the interests of various stakeholders was considered, both in public participation in plan development and in the variety of resource plans developedand assessed; and the clarity and comprehensiveness of the utility`s report on its plan. Technical competence includes energy and demand forecasts, assessment of supply and demand resources, resource integration, and treatment of uncertainty. Issues associated with forecasts include forecasting approaches; links between the forecasts of energy use and peak demands; and links between the forecasts and the effects of past, present, and future demand-side management programs.

Hirst, E.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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Climate change mitigation and adaptation in strategic environmental assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Countries are implementing CO{sub 2} emission reduction targets in order to meet a globally agreed global warming limit of +2 Degree-Sign C. However, it was hypothesised that these national reduction targets are not translated to regional or state level planning, and are not considered through Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in order to meet emission reduction obligations falling on the transport, energy, housing, agriculture, and forestry sectors. SEAs of land use plans in the German state of Saxony, and the English region of the East of England were examined for their consideration of climate change impacts based on a set of criteria drawn from the literature. It was found that SEAs in both cases failed to consider climate change impacts at scales larger than the boundary of the spatial plan, and that CO{sub 2} reduction targets were not considered. This suggests a need for more clarity in the legal obligations for climate change consideration within the text of the SEA Directive, a requirement for monitoring of carbon emissions, a need for methodological guidance to devolve global climate change targets down to regional and local levels, and a need for guidance on properly implementing climate change protection in SEA. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) of 12 land use plans from Germany and England have been examined. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer SEA failed to consider climate change impacts at scales larger than the boundary of the land use plans. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer SEA should be an important instrument for climate protection. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Concrete steps for climate protection mainstreaming into SEA at the European Union and national levels have been suggested.

Wende, Wolfgang, E-mail: W.Wende@ioer.de [Head of Research Area on Landscape Change and Management, Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development, Weberplatz 1, D-01217 Dresden (Germany); Bond, Alan, E-mail: alan.bond@uea.ac.uk [InteREAM, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ (United Kingdom); Bobylev, Nikolai, E-mail: nikolaibobylev@gmail.com [School of Innovation Science, Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University, 195251, Politechnicheskaya, 29, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); St. Petersburg Research Centre for Ecological Safety of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 197110, Korpusnaya, 18, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); Stratmann, Lars, E-mail: l.stratmann@ioer.de [Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development, Weberplatz 1, D-01217 Dresden (Germany)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market Introduction Study: Final Report  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Sentech, Inc., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)/University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have conducted a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Market Introduction Study to identify and assess the effect of potential policies, regulations, and temporary incentives as key enablers for a successful market debut. The timeframe over which market-stimulating incentives would be implemented - and the timeframe over which they would be phased out - are suggested. Possible sources of revenue to help fund these mechanisms are also presented. In addition, pinch points likely to emerge during market growth are identified and proposed solutions presented. Finally, modeling results from ORNL's Market Acceptance of Advanced Automotive Technologies (MA3T) Model and UMTRI's Virtual AutoMotive MarketPlace (VAMMP) Model were used to quantify the expected effectiveness of the proposed policies and to recommend a consensus strategy aimed at transitioning what begins as a niche industry into a thriving and sustainable market by 2030. The primary objective of the PHEV Market Introduction Study is to identify the most effective means for accelerating the commercialization of PHEVs in order to support national energy and economic goals. Ideally, these mechanisms would maximize PHEV sales while minimizing federal expenditures. To develop a robust market acceleration program, incentives and policies must be examined in light of: (1) clarity and transparency of the market signals they send to the consumer; (2) expenditures and resources needed to support them; (3) expected impacts on the market for PHEVs; (4) incentives that are compatible and/or supportive of each other; (5) complexity of institutional and regulatory coordination needed; and (6) sources of funding.

Sikes, Karen [Sentech, Inc.; Gross, Thomas [Sentech, Inc.; Lin, Zhenhong [ORNL; Sullivan, John [University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute; Cleary, Timothy [Sentech, Inc.; Ward, Jake [U.S. Department of Energy

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market Introduction Study: Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Sentech, Inc., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)/University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have conducted a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Market Introduction Study to identify and assess the effect of potential policies, regulations, and temporary incentives as key enablers for a successful market debut. The timeframe over which market-stimulating incentives would be implemented - and the timeframe over which they would be phased out - are suggested. Possible sources of revenue to help fund these mechanisms are also presented. In addition, pinch points likely to emerge during market growth are identified and proposed solutions presented. Finally, modeling results from ORNL's Market Acceptance of Advanced Automotive Technologies (MA3T) Model and UMTRI's Virtual AutoMotive MarketPlace (VAMMP) Model were used to quantify the expected effectiveness of the proposed policies and to recommend a consensus strategy aimed at transitioning what begins as a niche industry into a thriving and sustainable market by 2030. The primary objective of the PHEV Market Introduction Study is to identify the most effective means for accelerating the commercialization of PHEVs in order to support national energy and economic goals. Ideally, these mechanisms would maximize PHEV sales while minimizing federal expenditures. To develop a robust market acceleration program, incentives and policies must be examined in light of: (1) clarity and transparency of the market signals they send to the consumer; (2) expenditures and resources needed to support them; (3) expected impacts on the market for PHEVs; (4) incentives that are compatible and/or supportive of each other; (5) complexity of institutional and regulatory coordination needed; and (6) sources of funding.

Sikes, Karen [Sentech, Inc.; Gross, Thomas [Sentech, Inc.; Lin, Zhenhong [ORNL; Sullivan, John [University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute; Cleary, Timothy [Sentech, Inc.; Ward, Jake [U.S. Department of Energy

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A good integrated resource plan: Guidelines for electric utilities and regulators  

SciTech Connect

Integrated resource planning helps utilities and state regulatory commissions consistently assess a broad range of demand and supply resources to meet customer energy-service needs cost-effectively. Key characteristics of this planning approach include: explicit consideration and fair treatment of a wide variety of demand and supply options, consideration of the environmental and other social costs of providing energy services, public participation in the development of the resource plan, and analysis of the uncertainties associated with different external factors and resource options. Integrated resource planning differs from traditional planning in the types and scope of resources considered, the owners of the resources, the organizations involved in resource planning, and the criteria for resource selection. This report presents suggestions to utilities on how to conduct such planning and what to include in their resource-planning reports. These suggestions are based on a review of about 50 resource plans as well as discussions with and presentations to regulators and utilities. The suggestions cover four broad topics; the technical competence with which the plan was developed; the adequacy, detail, and consistency (with the long-term plan) of the short-term action plan; the extent to which the interests of various stakeholders was considered, both in public participation in plan development and in the variety of resource plans developedand assessed; and the clarity and comprehensiveness of the utility's report on its plan. Technical competence includes energy and demand forecasts, assessment of supply and demand resources, resource integration, and treatment of uncertainty. Issues associated with forecasts include forecasting approaches; links between the forecasts of energy use and peak demands; and links between the forecasts and the effects of past, present, and future demand-side management programs.

Hirst, E.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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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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

Peeler, D

2008-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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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 with disabilities. Two meta-analyses of published single-case VBM research were conducted. Improvement rate difference, an effect size measure, was utilized to analyze the fifty-six single-case studies. The purpose of study one was to determine if differential effects occurred based on the type of model utilized and variations in procedural implementation. In addition, the quality of research was evaluated. The purpose of study two was to determine if participant characteristics, intervention components by participant characteristics, and targeted outcome moderated the effectiveness of video modeling with other as model (VMO). Results of Study One indicated moderate to strong effects for both VMO and video self-modeling, however, when further disaggregated based on type of model utilized, VMO with adult as model demonstrated statistically significant superiority in terms of outcome effects. Results also indicated VBM with reinforcement demonstrated greater effects than when delivered alone or as part of a package. Additionally, the evaluation of quality of research indicated a tendency of the previously published VBM research not to evaluate treatment integrity. Study Two found that age and diagnosis moderate the effectiveness of VMO, although strong effects were found across levels for both moderators. VMO was found to be more effective for elementary age participants and participants with autism spectrum disorders. Additionally, VMO with reinforcement demonstrated statistically significant stronger effects for participants with ASD than when it is delivered alone or as part of a package. However, VMO delivered as part of a package was more potent for participants with developmental disabilities. Considering targeted outcomes, the results indicated strong effects across skill areas, however, VMO was found to be most impactful when utilized to improve play skills versus other measured skills. Implications related to the practical application of VBM for individuals with disabilities particularly in regards to treatment decision making were discussed. Additionally, implications for future research were addressed.

Mason, Rose

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of instruction in creative problem solving on cognition, creativity, and satisfaction among ninth grade students in an introduction to world agricultural science and technology course  

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The use of Creative Problem Solving (CPS) as an instructional strategy to increase the creativity levels of students across all levels of the curriculum is currently a popular topic of investigation. Curriculum content and the underlying objectives that are presented to students in public schools have been the subject of close scrutiny since school accountability became a hot topic during the 1980's. However, despite all the efforts to improve student productivity through a well defined curriculum, and possibly because of the increased emphasis on student accountability to reflect that student improvement, concern for the apparent declining creativity levels among students appears to be growing. The purpose of this dissertation was to compare conventional instructional methodologies with those of creative problem solving. It was hypothesized that students' low, high, and total cognition levels, overall creativity levels, and satisfaction with instructional methodologies, improve as a result of instruction through creative problem solving strategies. By improving the levels of creativity within students, they will be better equipped to deal with the complex types of problems the future will present. This study utilized an experimental, posttest only, control group design. Participants were ninth grade students (n=20) who were enrolled in an Introduction to World Agricultural and Science Technology I course. Posttests were administered to measure low, high, and total levels cognition at the conclusion of the course. For this measure of the dependent variable, a forty question (10 true/false, 25 multiple choice, and 5 short answer) test was administered. Pretests and posttests were administered to measure student creativity. A standardized Torrance Test of Creative Thinking (TTCT) was used as the measure of the dependent variable of creativity. Pretests, mid-tests, and posttests were used to measure student satisfaction. A satisfaction instrument developed by Brashears (2004) was used for the measurement of clarity, delivery, content, and total satisfaction as the dependent measure of satisfaction. These instruments were used to measure the five research hypotheses of the study. Results of the study did not support the hypotheses that significant differences exist between creative problem solving and traditional instructional strategies, as they pertain to student cognition, creativity, and satisfaction. However, although not significant, possibly due to the small sample size, upon closer examination of group means, one can detect definite patterns of greater mean score gains among the CPS group over the traditional group in cognition, creativity, and satisfaction. Based on these findings, this researcher suggests that replications of this study be performed with larger sample sizes in different curriculum areas to further perpetuate the integration of creative problem solving strategies as an effective instructional strategy for all age groups and in all areas of the curriculum.

Alexander, Kim Darwin

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Examination of Organic Carryover from 2-cm Contactors to Support the Modular CSSX Unit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A bank of four 2-cm centrifugal contactors was operated in countercurrent fashion to help address questions about organic carryover for the Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX) Unit (MCU). The contactors, having weirs sized for strip operation, were used to examine carryover for both strip effluent (SE) and decontaminated salt solution (DSS). Since only one bank of contactors was available in the short time frame of this work, the organic phase and only one aqueous phase were present in the flow loops at a time. Personnel maintained flowsheet-typical organic phase to aqueous phase (O:A) flow ratios when varying flow rates. Solvent from two different batches were tested with strip solution. In addition, potential mitigations of pH adjustment and coalescing media were examined. The experiment found that organic carryover after decanting averaged 220 ppm by mass with a range of 74 to 417 ppm of Isopar{reg_sign} L for strip effluent (SE)/organic solvent contacts. These values are based on measured modifier. Values were bounded by a value of 95 ppm based upon Isopar{reg_sign} L values as reported. The higher modifier-based numbers are considered more reliable at this time. Carryover of Isopar{reg_sign} L in DSS simulant averaged 77 ppm by mass with a range of 70 to 88 ppm of Isopar{reg_sign} L based on modifier content. The carryover was bounded by a value of 19 ppm based upon Isopar{reg_sign} L values as reported. More work is needed to resolve the discrepancy between modifier and Isopar{reg_sign} L values. The work did not detect organic droplets greater than 18 microns in SE. Strip output contained droplets down to 0.5 micron in size. Droplets in DSS were almost monodisperse by comparison, having a size range 4.7 +/- 1.6 micron in one test and 5.2 +/- 0.8 micron in the second demonstration. Optical microscopy provided qualitative results confirming the integrity of droplet size measurements in this work. Acidic or basic adjustments of aqueous strip solution from pH 3 to 1 and from pH 3 to 11 were not effective in clarifying the aqueous dispersions of organic droplets. Use of a 0.7-micron rated glass fiber filter of 3/4 mm thickness under gravity flow provided significant reduction in organic content and increased clarity. A 2 inch element stack of ''Teflon{reg_sign} Fiber Interceptor-Pak{trademark}'' media from ACS Separations, Inc. was not effective in clarifying DSS simulant.

Nash, Charles A.; Norato, Michael A.; Walker; D. Douglas; Pierce, Robert A.; Eubanks, Ronnye A.; Clark, James D.; Smith, Wilson M. Jr.; Crump, Stephen L.; Nelson, D. Zane; Fink, Samuel D.; Peters, Thomas B.; May, Cecil G.; Herman, David T.; Bolton, Henry L.

2005-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

477

Beyond climate-smart agriculture: toward safe operating spaces for global food systems  

SciTech Connect

Agriculture is considered to be climate-smart when it contributes to increasing food security, adaptation and mitigation in a sustainable way. This new concept now dominates current discussions in agricultural development because of its capacity to unite the agendas of the agriculture, development and climate change communities under one brand. In this opinion piece authored by scientists from a variety of international agricultural and climate research communities, we argue that the concept needs to be evaluated critically because the relationship between the three dimensions is poorly understood, such that practically any improved agricultural practice can be considered climate-smart. This lack of clarity may have contributed to the broad appeal of the concept. From the understanding that we must hold ourselves accountable to demonstrably better meet human needs in the short and long term within foreseeable local and planetary limits, we develop a conceptualization of climate-smart agriculture as agriculture that can be shown to bring us closer to safe operating spaces for agricultural and food systems across spatial and temporal scales. Improvements in the management of agricultural systems that bring us significantly closer to safe operating spaces will require transformations in governance and use of our natural resources, underpinned by enabling political, social and economic conditions beyond incremental changes. Establishing scientifically credible indicators and metrics of long-term safe operating spaces in the context of a changing climate and growing social-ecological challenges is critical to creating the societal demand and political will required to motivate deep transformations. Answering questions on how the needed transformational change can be achieved will require actively setting and testing hypotheses to refine and characterize our concepts of safer spaces for social-ecological systems across scales. This effort will demand prioritizing key areas of innovation, such as (1) improved adaptive management and governance of social-ecological systems; (2) development of meaningful and relevant integrated indicators of social-ecological systems; (3) gathering of quality integrated data, information, knowledge and analytical tools for improved models and scenarios in time frames and at scales relevant for decision-making; and (4) establishment of legitimate and empowered science policy dialogues on local to international scales to facilitate decision making informed by metrics and indicators of safe operating spaces.

Gulledge, Jay [ORNL; Neufeldt, Heinrich [ORNL; Jahn, Margaret M [ORNL; Lezaks, David P [ORNL; Meinke, Jan H [ORNL; Scholes, Robert J [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Performance measurement and criterion theory are critical topics in the fields of I/O psychology, yet scholars continue to note several issues with the criterion, including empirically redundant behaviors, construct and measure proliferation, and definitions that conflict. These interconnected problems hinder the advancement of criterion measurement and theory. The goal of this study was to empirically examine the issues of theory/construct clarity and measurement as they exist regarding work performance behaviors. This study's first objective was to clarify definitions of core performance behaviors, particularly to resolve issues of construct proliferation and conceptual conflict. Universal definitions of four core criterion constructs (i.e., task performance, citizenship performance, counterproductive work behavior, and withdrawal) were developed that integrated existing definitions of similar behaviors. Each definition reflects a parsimonious conceptualization of existing performance behaviors, which serves to clarify existing, and at times divergent, criterion conceptualizations. Importantly, these integrated definitions represent commonly-held definitions of the constructs and replace the largely discrepant accumulation of definitions. The second objective was to determine whether existing items assumed to measure the four core work performance behaviors were judged by raters to represent their respective constructs. The results showed that of the 851 items examined, over half were judged to not represent their respective constructs which, importantly, replicated previous research. Additionally, the results highlight items that match their respective construct definition and contain minimal overlap with non-posited constructs. Finally, the third objective was to determine the implications of using the problematic items for both the empirical relationships among work performance behaviors and evidence of construct-related validity. The results provided preliminary evidence that while nomological networks are minimally affected, relationships among some work performance dimensions are significantly affected when problematic items are removed from measures of performance constructs. This dissertation demonstrated the need for more attention to the construct labels placed on the behaviors described in work performance items, as there are potentially adverse consequences for theory and measurement. Ultimately, the results of this study showed that work performance behaviors/items have often been assigned incorrect construct labels which, subsequently, may cast considerable doubt on the theoretical and empirical understanding of the criterion domain.

Carpenter, Nichelle

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

ROTARY FILTER FINES TESTING FOR SMALL COLUMN ION EXCHANGE  

SciTech Connect

SRNL was requested to quantify the amount of 'fines passage' through the 0.5 micron membranes currently used for the rotary microfilter (RMF). Testing was also completed to determine if there is any additional benefit to utilizing a 0.1 micron filter to reduce the amount of fines that could pass through the filter. Quantifying of the amount of fines that passed through the two sets of membranes that were tested was accomplished by analyzing the filtrate by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (ICP-AES) for titanium. Even with preparations to isolate the titanium, all samples returned results of less than the instrument's detection limit of 0.184 mg/L. Test results show that the 0.5 micron filters produced a significantly higher flux while showing a negligible difference in filtrate clarity measured by turbidity. The first targeted deployment of the RMF is with the Small Column Ion Exchange (SCIX) at the Savannah River Site (SRS). SCIX uses crystalline silicotitanate (CST) to sorb cesium to decontaminate a clarified salt solution. The passage of fine particles through the filter membranes in sufficient quantities has the potential to impact the downstream facilities. To determine the amount of fines passage, a contract was established with SpinTek Filtration to operate a 3-disk pilot scale unit with prototypic filter disk and various feeds and two different filter disk membranes. SpinTek evaluated a set of the baseline 0.5 micron filter disks as well as a set of 0.1 micron filter disks to determine the amount of fine particles that would pass the membrane and to determine the flux each set produced. The membrane on both disk sets is manufactured by the Pall Corporation (PMM 050). Each set of disks was run with three feed combinations: prototypically ground CST, CST plus monosodium titanate (MST), and CST, MST, plus Sludge Batch 6 (SB6) simulant. Throughout the testing, samples of the filtrate were collected, measured for turbidity, and sent back to SRNL for analysis to quantify the amount of fines that passed through the membrane. It should be noted that even though ground CST was tested, it will be transferred to the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) feed tank and is not expected to require filtration.

Herman, D.

2011-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

480

Underwater Coatings for Contamination Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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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481

VIEW FROM THE PENNINES: EMBED WITH CAUSALITY  

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One of the most exciting visitors to the pond over the summer was a caddis fly. It danced on the surface like a dying moth until it broke through the surface tension and was able to dive down to lay its eggs on the bottom of the pond. By all accounts the caddis fly larva is a cross between Tyrannosaurus Rex and Professor Moriarty (Master of Disguise), so I look forward to trying to spot them next year. Not everything in the pond is so easy to explain. The water oscillates between crystal clarity and dull turbidity in ways I cannot explain. The transition is short – a timescale of hours – whilst the subsequent clear/muddy appearance lasts for days, though there may be more sophisticated gradations I am ignorant of. Something must trigger these changes, but since the only water coming into the pond is rainwater from the roof of the house, it is likely to be internal (animal, vegetable or mineral) rather than external, although temperature or the weather more generally might be a factor. My attempts to understand the pond water is really an attempt to find causal links between events in the pond or the weather and the appearance of the water. These links are often described mathematically via partial orders, and partial orders also arise in models of the structure of spacetime [1], and the behaviour of consumer choice. Partial orders can also be a useful way of analysing parallel computers and queuing problems. Given a set, a partial order is just a relation ? between some elements of the set with the ‘natural ’ property of an order: a ? b and b ? c implies that a ? c. However, unlike a total order which is defined for all elements of the set, there may be points which cannot be compared in a partial order. We say a ? b if a ? b and a ? = b. A simple example is the natural partial order on R n: x ?n y if and only if xi ? yi for each component i = 1,..., n. This is the partial order used by economists where it is a preference relation (the greedy consumer naturally prefers a bundle of goods which does not contain less of any good), but not all points in R n can be compared under this order.

Paul Glendinning; Paul Glendinning

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

The web-based graphic service request system for facility management of apartments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This research investigates the feasibility of web technology as a means of handling service requests for delivering high quality service in building operation and maintenance. This research proposes a web-based graphic service request (WGSR) system as a pragmatic solution to the limitations of current computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) processes. Service request process in CMMS was developed as text-based, so that it is hard for ordinary tenants to use. Therefore, when tenants have a problem in a facility, they prefer calling in service requests or going to the office instead of using the internet service request application. In practice, work orders and records are often misplaced - resulting in lower efficiency and customer satisfaction. This may be overcome by a system that states information digitally and provides a web-based Graphic Service Request (WGSR) interface. The interface allow customers to report environmental problems in the facility, trace their work order progress, view schedules for maintenance, and provide feedback for service online. The WGSR system is an end-user point-and-click graphical interface that allows residents to request service by selecting a problem fixture on a floor plan image. By using HTML image map tags and combination of location, part, and types of problem identification number, the resident's input produces a text-based problem report for Facility Management (FM) departments that allows them to service requests on the fly. To solve the complexity and inefficiency issues of CMMS, the user interface for the WGRS system consists of a perspective drawing or isometric drawing of each unit's plan. An empirical test of the system and post-task survey was conducted to determine the efficiency and usefulness of the system. The analysis of the results shows the system to be efficient and convenient in several fields, including comprehensibility, navigability, simplicity, clarity, compatibility, and graphic appeal. This result shows that residents prefer to use the WGSR system and could reduce the effort needed to make and receive service request phone calls and input information into a database. The labor and time for daily work could be saved to recognize problems correctly and set the right schedule so that this could be used for preventive work and project work.

Lee, Kwang Jun

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

DEVELOPMENT OF A CANDLE FILTER FAILURE SAFEGUARD DEVICE  

SciTech Connect

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

484

A Current Perspective on Photocatalysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The efficient conversion of solar photons into solar electricity and solar fuels is one of the most important scientific challenges of this century owing to dwindling fossil fuel reserves and the need for clean energy. While research in the direct conversion of solar energy to electricity in the areas of low-cost photovoltaic (PV) systems based on all-inorganic semiconductors, dye-sensitized solar cells, organic, and molecular PV is more technically advanced than its direct conversion to fuels, electricity may not be the ultimate primary solar energy conversion choice owing to the intermittence of solar radiation, the considerable energy loss during transmission, the availability of cost-effective storage media for electricity, and the continuing need for liquid transportation fuels. On the other hand, the direct conversion of solar photons to fuels such as H{sub 2}, CO, alcohols, and hydrocarbons using H{sub 2}O and CO{sub 2} as feedstocks offers a solution for the storage and distribution of solar energy in the form of stable chemical bonds that can be activated to provide energy at arbitrary times and locations. The latter approach to photocatalysis is generally called artificial photosynthesis, and has received renewed interest over the past five or so years. While 'photocatalysis' has not traditionally been restricted to the generation of 'solar fuels,' and has included the production of other useful chemicals, polymerization, and environmental remediation applications, the recent upsurge of interest has been driven mostly by renewable energy issues. It was the pioneering work on photo-electrochemical splitting of water to H{sub 2} and O{sub 2} by n-type TiO{sub 2} using ultraviolet light, by Fujishima and Honda in 1972, that ushered in the area of research that has come to be known as 'solar fuels,' and that has led to the terms 'photocatalysis' and 'solar fuels' becoming almost synonymous. This special issue of ChemSusChem is devoted to providing a current perspective on the field of photocatalysis. It contains invited papers from leading researchers in a wide range of important aspects of the field that address materials, photophysical, photochemical, and electrocatalysis issues. The area remains primarily the domain of basic research studies because progress toward the promise offered by the early work has (at least until recently) been slow, despite its significance having become increasingly recognized. The present collection of papers deals with new semiconductor photocatalysts, molecular catalysts for hydrogen production and water oxidation, dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells, and electrochemical CO{sub 2} reduction. Overall photochemical water splitting without any applied bias potential is achieved in several systems, especially under UV irradiation. Further advances are also achieved in a few semiconductor systems, such as GaZn oxynitrides or two-step (so-called 'Z-scheme') systems to produce H{sub 2} and O{sub 2} without any sacrificial reagent under visible irradiation. When band gaps of semiconductors are narrowed to absorb more visible light for greater efficiency, or when band positions are not suitable for carrying out one-electron redox processes, multielectron catalysts are required to promote proton-coupled electron transfer reactions in producing solar fuels. In homogeneous photocatalysis systems, sacrificial reagents are typically used to investigate the catalytic activity, detailed kinetics, and mechanisms of a half reaction. Photoelectrolysis systems with immobilized catalysts (metals, metal oxides, or molecular catalysts) on electrodes can separate oxidized products, such as O{sub 2}, and reduced products, such as H{sub 2}, CO, CH{sub 3}OH, and others, by means of proton- or hydroxide-conducting membranes. The following paragraphs briefly summarize these contributions. In the area of UV-driven water splitting, Townsend et al. prepared Pt-and/or IrO{sub x}-coated niobate (Nb{sub 6}O{sub 17}{sup 4-}) nanoscrolls and tested photochemical water reduction with methanol as a sacrificial rea

Fujita, E.; Muckerman, J.T.; Domen, K.

2011-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

485

Technical Assistance Program: Off to a Running Start (Newsletter)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This newsletter describes key activities of the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs for Winter 2012. Between December 2, 2011, and January 15, 2012, 46 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes submitted applications to receive technical assistance through the program, which provides Tribes with on-the-ground technical support from DOE and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) staff to help move tribal energy efficiency and renewable energy projects forward. The applications are being considered through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) selection process, which incorporates expert reviews and outreach to Tribes who present a need for assistance with their community-based energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The final successful applicants will be selected based on the clarity of their requests for technical assistance and the ability of START to successfully work with each unique project or community. At least three selected Tribes in Alaska will receive technical assistance between March and May 2012, and up to five selected Tribes in the contiguous United States will receive technical assistance between March and August 2012. During the months of START Program activity, DOE and NREL experts will work in the two locations. In Alaska, START experts will work directly with community-based project teams to analyze local energy issues and provide assistance with energy projects and cost savings initiatives. This effort will be bolstered by DOE-IE's partnership with the Denali Commission, which will provide further assistance and expertise. In the lower 48 states, NREL experts will work with the selected renewable energy START projects to evaluate financial and technical feasibility and provide early development technical assistance to better position the projects for financing and construction. This on-the-ground technical assistance is part of a broader DOE-IE effort to make reliable, accurate technical information and skills-based training available to tribal communities throughout the United States. The primary goal of the START initiative, according to DOE-IE Director Tracey A. LeBeau, is to bring about the next generation of energy development in Indian Country. Through energy project planning, quality training, and technical assistance, The START program will leverage the early-stage resource characterization and pre-feasibility investments that DOE has made in Indian Country over the years, and unlock the energy resources that exist on tribal lands to help build a 21st century tribal energy economy. Working collaboratively with a select group of Tribes and Alaska Native entities, the DOE Office of Indian Energy, NREL, and the Denali Commission will empower tribal leaders to make informed energy decisions and help build capacity to bring tribal energy visions to fruition and get renewable energy projects off the ground, said LeBeau. Ultimately, these efforts will serve to further the Obama Administration and DOE's shared commitment to provide Native American and Alaska Native communities with the tools and resources they need to foster tribal energy self-sufficiency and sustainability, advancing job creation and enhancing economic competitiveness.

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2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Linear Collider Physics Resource Book Snowmass 2001  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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 -} 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 -} 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 -} linear collider; in any scenario that is now discussed, physics will benefit from the new information that e{sup +}e{sup -} experiments can provide. This last point merits further emphasis. If a new accelerator could be designed and built in a few years, it would make sense to wait for the results of each accelerator before planning the next one. Thus, we would wait for the results from the Tevatron before planning the LHC experiments, and wait for the LHC before planning any later stage. In reality accelerators require a long time to construct, and they require such specialized resources and human talent that delay can cripple what would be promising opportunities. In any event, we believe that the case for the linear collider is so compelling and robust that we can justify this facility on the basis of our current knowledge, even before the Tevatron and LHC experiments are done. The physics prospects for the linear collider have been studied intensively for more than a decade, and arguments for the importance of its experimental program have been developed from many different points of view. This book provides an introduction and a guide to this literature. We hope that it will allow physicists new to the consideration of linear collider physics to start from their own personal perspectives and develop their own assessments of the opportunities afforded by a linear collider.

Ronan (Editor), M.T.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Lawrence Livermore National Security CFO Processes Functional Management Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The scope of the Functional Management Assessment of the CFO included a review of the CFO Organizational Structure, including deployed financial services and the division of responsibilities and internal controls between CFO and other organizations that perform financial functions across the Laboratory. In addition, the assessment team solicited input from end users and reviewers. Three issues discussed are: ISSUE 1: Financial activities and cash transactions are occurring outside the CFO organization. Approximately $200M of non-purchase order spending occurs in seven areas outside CFO control (travel, relocation, special disbursements, IPO, legal, risk management, and freight). NIF financial services have not been integrated into the CFO organization and operate outside CFO control. Business risks--There is no single point of financial accountably; Currently within the CFO and Business and Operations organizations there is a lack of clarity of roles and responsibilities for financial activities; Financial talent within the laboratory is fragmented; and Inefficiencies exist based on the current structure; An example of the above business risks associated with organizational structure can be observed in the process for reimbursement of relocation costs to employees. Currently, Human Resources and Travel both administer portions of an employee's relocation. Costs are reviewed for compliance with FAR travel guidelines and for compliance with the offer letter but there is no financial review for allowability of costs nor is there a single point where the total relocation costs are reviewed. Through the e-pay system the check is processed by the CFO organization but there is no review by that organization. ISSUE 2: Impact of involuntary separation on current and future activities. 3 risks are: (1) Loss of internal controls--with the upcoming involuntary reductions there will be a loss of personnel with institutional knowledge which will increase the risk of losing internal control on some processes. The organization needs to be cognizant of this risk and take measures to minimize financial risk and ensure on-going A-123 compliance. (2) Project Costing Implementation (PCI) delay--the implementation of PCI is key to achieving integration and reporting of financial data. Presently, business analysts spend half of their time collecting and compiling data and 94% of the labs financial management reports are created using spreadsheets. Currently, the PCI project is on schedule but the involuntary reductions may result in loss of support in this area. (3) Financial Performance Milestones not met--for FY-08 there are fixed, base and stretch financial performance milestones for the laboratory. With reductions in staff the risk of missing key milestones increases. ISSUE 3: Strategically growing the Work for Others (WFO) Portfolio. A key objective of the laboratory is to increase WFO. Greater reliance on WFO will result in additional funding sources and increase the number of control points and financial activities to be monitored thus increasing the level of financial complexity at the lab. The CFO organization should work now to improve controls and processes to accommodate these changes. In particular the following areas should be focused on: (1) Cost reporting needs to be streamlined; (2) Cost Transfer controls need to be increased; and (3) Timely monitoring and close out of contracts needs occur.

Sparks, A; Sampson, D; Thomas, B; Mendez, M

2008-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

488

Transacting generation attributes across market boundaries: Compatible information systems and the treatment of imports and exports  

SciTech Connect

Voluntary markets for ''green'' power, and mandatory policies such as fuel source disclosure requirements and renewables portfolio standards, each rely on the ability to differentiate electricity by the ''attributes'' of the generation. Throughout North America, electricity markets are devising accounting and verification systems for generation ''attributes'': those characteristics of a power plant's production such as fuel source and emissions that differentiate it from undifferentiated (or ''commodity'') electricity. These accounting and verification systems are intended to verify compliance with market mandates, create accurate disclosure labels, substantiate green power claims, and support emissions markets. Simultaneously, interest is growing in transacting (importing or exporting) generation attributes across electricity market borders, with or without associated electricity. Cross-border renewable attribute transactions have advantages and disadvantages. Broad access to markets may encourage more renewable generation at lower cost, but this result may conflict with desires to assure that at least some renewable resources are built locally to achieve either local policy goals or purchaser objectives. This report is intended to serve as a resource document for those interested in and struggling with cross-border renewable attribute transactions. The report assesses the circumstances under which renewable generation attributes from a ''source'' region might be recognized in a ''sink'' region. The report identifies several distinct approaches that might be used to account for and verify attribute import and export transactions, and assesses the suitability of these alternative approaches. Because policymakers have often made systems ''compatibility'' between market areas a pre-requisite to allowing cross-border renewable transactions, this report develops criteria for ''compatible information systems.'' Where fully compatible information systems do not exist, certain cross-border attribute transactions may still be deemed suitably credible and verifiable to be recognized; this report also identifies possible criteria for such ''compatible transactions.'' The importance of credibly addressing imports and exports of renewable energy attributes should be evident. A lack of clarity as to what generation can and cannot be recognized in various markets can paralyze investment in and contracting for renewable generation. The development of rules for imports and exports will also minimize the potential for ''double counting'' of renewable energy attributes, will help define where and at what cost renewable plants will be built, and will directly impact the location of the benefits that renewable generation provides. This report ultimately concludes that the ''correct'' approach to treating renewable energy imports and exports depends on the context and motivations behind the transaction or the mandate, and that the presence of practical constraints or multiple objectives of ten make selecting the best approach difficult. That said, the report urges those creating market rules to move quickly in defining valid cross-border transaction structures and to consider the implications of their decisions on the creation of viable markets for new renewable generation.

Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Development of a Safeguards Verification Method and Instrument to Detect Pin Diversion from Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) Spent Fuel Assemblies Phase I Study  

SciTech Connect

A novel methodology to detect diversion of spent fuel from Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR) has been developed in order to address a long unsolved safeguards verification problem for international safeguards community such as International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) or European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM). The concept involves inserting tiny neutron and gamma detectors into the guide tubes of a spent fuel assembly and measuring the signals. The guide tubes form a quadrant symmetric pattern in the various PWR fuel product lines and the neutron and gamma signals from these various locations are processed to obtain a unique signature for an undisturbed fuel assembly. Signatures based on the neutron and gamma signals individually or in a combination can be developed. Removal of fuel pins from the assembly will cause the signatures to be visibly perturbed thus enabling the detection of diversion. All of the required signal processing to obtain signatures can be performed on standard laptop computers. Monte Carlo simulation studies and a set of controlled experiments with actual commercial PWR spent fuel assemblies were performed and validated this novel methodology. Based on the simulation studies and benchmarking measurements, the methodology developed promises to be a powerful and practical way to detect partial defects that constitute 10% or more of the total active fuel pins. This far exceeds the detection threshold of 50% missing pins from a spent fuel assembly, a threshold defined by the IAEA Safeguards Criteria. The methodology does not rely on any operator provided data like burnup or cooling time and does not require movement of the fuel assembly from the storage rack in the spent fuel pool. A concept was developed to build a practical field device, Partial Defect Detector (PDET), which will be completely portable and will use standard radiation measuring devices already in use at the IAEA. The use of the device will not require any information provided by the operator or any prior knowledge of the spent fuel assembly. The device can also be operated without any movement of the spent fuel from its storage position. Based on parametric studies conducted via computer simulation, the device should be able to detect diversion of as low as ten percent of the missing or replaced fuel from an assembly regardless of the location of the missing fuel within the assembly, of the cooling time, initial fuel enrichment or burnup levels. Conditions in the spent fuel pool such as clarity of the water or boron content are also not issues for this device. The shape of the base signature is principally dependent on the layout of the guide tubes in the various types of PWR fuel assemblies and perturbations in the form of replaced fuel pins will distort this signature. These features of PDET are all unique and overcome limitation and disadvantages presented by currently used devices such as the Fork detector or the Cerenkov Viewing Device. Thus, this device when developed and tested could fill an important need in the safeguards area for partial defect detection, a technology that the IAEA has been seeking for the past few decades.

Ham, Y S; Sitaraman, S

2008-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Transacting generation attributes across market boundaries: Compatible information systems and the treatment of imports and exports  

SciTech Connect

Voluntary markets for ''green'' power, and mandatory policies such as fuel source disclosure requirements and renewables portfolio standards, each rely on the ability to differentiate electricity by the ''attributes'' of the generation. Throughout North America, electricity markets are devising accounting and verification systems for generation ''attributes'': those characteristics of a power plant's production such as fuel source and emissions that differentiate it from undifferentiated (or ''commodity'') electricity. These accounting and verification systems are intended to verify compliance with market mandates, create accurate disclosure labels, substantiate green power claims, and support emissions markets. Simultaneously, interest is growing in transacting (importing or exporting) generation attributes across electricity market borders, with or without associated electricity. Cross-border renewable attribute transactions have advantages and disadvantages. Broad access to markets may encourage more renewable generation at lower cost, but this result may conflict with desires to assure that at least some renewable resources are built locally to achieve either local policy goals or purchaser objectives. This report is intended to serve as a resource document for those interested in and struggling with cross-border renewable attribute transactions. The report assesses the circumstances under which renewable generation attributes from a ''source'' region might be recognized in a ''sink'' region. The report identifies several distinct approaches that might be used to account for and verify attribute import and export transactions, and assesses the suitability of these alternative approaches. Because policymakers have often made systems ''compatibility'' between market areas a pre-requisite to allowing cross-border renewable transactions, this report develops criteria for ''compatible information systems.'' Where fully compatible information systems do not exist, certain cross-border attribute transactions may still be deemed suitably credible and verifiable to be recognized; this report also identifies possible criteria for such ''compatible transactions.'' The importance of credibly addressing imports and exports of renewable energy attributes should be evident. A lack of clarity as to what generation can and cannot be recognized in various markets can paralyze investment in and contracting for renewable generation. The development of rules for imports and exports will also minimize the potential for ''double counting'' of renewable energy attributes, will help define where and at what cost renewable plants will be built, and will directly impact the location of the benefits that renewable generation provides. This report ultimately concludes that the ''correct'' approach to treating renewable energy imports and exports depends on the context and motivations behind the transaction or the mandate, and that the presence of practical constraints or multiple objectives of ten make selecting the best approach difficult. That said, the report urges those creating market rules to move quickly in defining valid cross-border transaction structures and to consider the implications of their decisions on the creation of viable markets for new renewable generation.

Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory Guide for Residual Stress Sample Alignment and Experiment Planning-October 2011 Version  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The December 2010 version of the guide, ORNL/TM-2008/159, by Jeff Bunn, Josh Schmidlin, Camden Hubbard, and Paris Cornwell, has been further revised due to a major change in the GeoMagic Studio software for constructing a surface model. The Studio software update also includes a plug-in module to operate the FARO Scan Arm. Other revisions for clarity were also made. The purpose of this revision document is to guide the reader through the process of laser alignment used by NRSF2 at HFIR and VULCAN at SNS. This system was created to increase the spatial accuracy of the measurement points in a sample, reduce the use of neutron time used for alignment, improve experiment planning, and reduce operator error. The need for spatial resolution has been driven by the reduction in gauge volumes to the sub-millimeter level, steep strain gradients in some samples, and requests to mount multiple samples within a few days for relating data from each sample to a common sample coordinate system. The first step in this process involves mounting the sample on an indexer table in a laboratory set up for offline sample mounting and alignment in the same manner it would be mounted at either instrument. In the shared laboratory, a FARO ScanArm is used to measure the coordinates of points on the sample surface ('point cloud'), specific features and fiducial points. A Sample Coordinate System (SCS) needs to be established first. This is an advantage of the technique because the SCS can be defined in such a way to facilitate simple definition of measurement points within the sample. Next, samples are typically mounted to a frame of 80/20 and fiducial points are attached to the sample or frame then measured in the established sample coordinate system. The laser scan probe on the ScanArm can then be used to scan in an 'as-is' model of the sample as well as mounting hardware. GeoMagic Studio 12 is the software package used to construct the model from the point cloud the scan arm creates. Once a model, fiducial, and measurement files are created, a special program, called SScanSS combines the information and by simulation of the sample on the diffractometer can help plan the experiment before using neutron time. Finally, the sample is mounted on the relevant stress measurement instrument and the fiducial points are measured again. In the HFIR beam room, a laser tracker is used in conjunction with a program called CAM2 to measure the fiducial points in the NRSF2 instrument's sample positioner coordinate system. SScanSS is then used again to perform a coordinate system transformation of the measurement file locations to the sample positioner coordinate system. A procedure file is then written with the coordinates in the sample positioner coordinate system for the desired measurement locations. This file is often called a script or command file and can be further modified using excel. It is very important to note that this process is not a linear one, but rather, it often is iterative. Many of the steps in this guide are interdependent on one another. It is very important to discuss the process as it pertains to the specific sample being measured. What works with one sample may not necessarily work for another. This guide attempts to provide a typical work flow that has been successful in most cases.

Cornwell, Paris A [ORNL; Bunn, Jeffrey R [ORNL; Schmidlin, Joshua E [ORNL; Hubbard, Camden R [ORNL

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and Analysis of Salmonid Tagging Studies in the Columbia Basin. Volume III, Experiment Designs and Statistical Models to Estimate the Effect of Transportation on Survival of Columbia River System Salmonids.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Experiment designs to estimate the effect of transportation on survival and return rates of Columbia River system salmonids are discussed along with statistical modeling techniques. Besides transportation, river flow and dam spill are necessary components in the design and analysis, otherwise questions as to the effects of reservoir drawdowns and increased dam spill may never be satisfactorily answered. Four criteria for comparing different experiment designs are: (1) feasibility; (2) clarity of results; (3) scope of inference; and (4) time to learn. A controlled experiment with treatments that are a combination of transport status (transported or left in-river), river flow level, and dam spill level should provide the clearest results of transport effect. The potential for bias due to interactions between year effects and the treatments is minimized by running as many treatments as possible within a single outmigration year. Relatedly, the most rapid learning will occur if several different treatments are implemented at randomly chosen time periods within thesame outmigration season. If the range of flow and dam manipulation includes scenarios of interest to managers, the scope of inference should be satisfactory. On the other hand these designs may be the least feasible; trying to manage the river system under a sequence of deliberately chosen flow regimes within a single season, for example, may be quite impractical. At the other end of the spectrum are designs that simply have two treatment combinations, transportation and being left in-river, and the influence of flow and spill are controlled for, if possible, in after-the-fact statistical analysis. Because of possible confounding influences of flow and spill on the transportation effect, these designs could yield the most ambiguous results and require the most years of experimentation to learn. If flows and spill are not manipulated in a planned, well defined, and impartial manner the scope and quality of inference may not be satisfactory. On the other hand, these designs are the simplest to implement. Implementation issues are: (1) The nature of flow and spill level manipulations will need clear definition, either in absolute terms, cfs, or relative terms, such as spilling 10% of the water. (2) Relatedly, system wide implementation of flow and spill levels will provide simpler interpretation of results than will mixing spill rates, for instance, between dams. Transporting fish from just one location will also simplify interpretation. (3) Tagging of experimental fish should be done well upstream of the dams with random assignment to transport or in-river groups done later, near the dams, to minimize biases from delayed tagging mortality. (4) Tagging with PIT tags and CWTs in combination will provide evidence of any potential homing problems. (5) High PIT tag retention rates are important to minimizing potential analysis problems (thus on-going research to improve retention is vital). (6) Approximate sample sizes to achieve a desired level of precision can be calculated fairly easily using formulas provided in the report.

Newman, Ken

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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