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Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education News and...

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Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education  

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

Energy Literacy is an understanding of the nature and role of energy in the world and daily lives accompanied by the ability to apply this understanding to answer questions and solve problems.

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Energy Literacy Videos  

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

Want to learn about the Energy Literacy Principles and Concepts?The Energy Literacy Initiative is excited about its new video series highlighting each of the 7 Essential Principles of Energy. The...

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7 Energy Literacy Principles | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Education Home About Clean Energy Jobs & Career Planning K-12 Lesson Plans & Activities Energy Literacy Education & Professional Development Competitions Green Your School EERE...

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Get a Free Copy of the Energy Literacy Framework  

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

Download a copy of the Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for teaching energy, or send an email to request hard copies by mail.

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Energy Literacy  

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

Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education A Framework for Energy Education for Learners of All Ages Intended use of this document as a guide includes, but is not limited to, formal and informal energy education, standards development, curriculum design, assessment development, and educator trainings. Development of this guide began at a workshop sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the fall of 2010. Multiple federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, and numerous individuals contributed to the development through an extensive review and comment process. Discussion and information gathered at AAAS, WestEd, and DOE-sponsored Energy Literacy workshops in the spring of 2011

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Climate Literacy Framework  

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Climate Literacy Framework Print E-mail Climate Literacy Framework Print E-mail A Guide for Individuals and Communities The Essential Principles of Climate Science presents important information for individuals and communities to understand Earth's climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches for adapting and mitigating change. Principles in the guide can serve as discussion starters or launching points for scientific inquiry. The guide can also serve educators who teach climate science as part of their science curricula. Development of the guide began at a workshop sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Multiple science agencies, non-governmental organizations, and numerous individuals also contributed through extensive review and comment periods. Discussion at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NOAA-sponsored Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Literacy workshop contributed substantially to the refinement of the document.

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Energizing the "K-Gray" Community: Energy Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

First nationally recognized framework for teaching energy using an interdisciplinary, systems-based approach (natural sciences, technology, engineering, economics, social sciences, and policy), with focus on improving energy decision-making by all citizens.

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Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)  

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and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Print E-mail and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Print E-mail Explore the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) for a reviewed collection of educational resources and learn how you can build your students' understanding of climate science, climate change, and energy awareness. Use the CLEAN website to: Teach Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Find out how to develop climate literacy and energy awareness in our students. A set of essential principles frame the key science and teaching strategies. Learn more about these principles and how they can inform your teaching. Browse Reviewed Educational Resources This growing collection of teaching activities includes materials for middle and high school students as well as undergraduate classrooms. Learn how we select materials that are both scientifically sound and pedagogically effective.

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Mathematical, physical and numerical principles essential for models of turbulent mixing  

SciTech Connect

We propose mathematical, physical and numerical principles which are important for the modeling of turbulent mixing, especially the classical and well studied Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov instabilities which involve acceleration driven mixing of a fluid discontinuity layer, by a steady accerleration or an impulsive force.

Sharp, David Howland [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lim, Hyunkyung [STONY BROOK UNIV; Yu, Yan [STONY BROOK UNIV; Glimm, James G [STONY BROOK UNIV

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Videos to Help Improve Energy Literacy Throughout the Nation  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Today, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) released the first four videos in a series highlighting each of the seven essential principles presented in the DOE Energy Literacy Framework. EERE also released the Spanish-language version of the Get Current coloring book, which is part of an ongoing effort to expand educational resources for the growing Spanish-speaking population in the United States.

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Energy Literacy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Biomass 2014 Conference Energy Literacy Linda Silverman Education and Workforce Development Department of Energy July 30, 2014 2 | Energy Education and Workforce Development...

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ORISE: Health Literacy Development  

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Literacy Development While health disparities may be attributed to a number of factors, health literacy development and access to health information can help special populations...

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Photo Gallery: Energy Literacy in 2013 | Department of Energy  

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

Photo Gallery: Energy Literacy in 2013 Photo Gallery: Energy Literacy in 2013 Photo Gallery: Energy Literacy in 2013 December 18, 2013 - 10:27am Addthis In celebration of Earth Day in April, elementary school students at Churchill Road Elementary School in McLean, Virginia, learned about energy literacy by riding the Energy Department’s energy bike. The bike enabled students to pedal for power and experience the difference in physical effort necessary to power incandescent, compact fluorescent, and LED lighting. This lesson highlighted Energy Principle 4, which states that various sources of energy can be used to power human activities, and often this energy must be transferred from source to destination. Check out energyliteracyprinciples.org for more Energy Literacy lessons and activities. | Photo courtesy of Churchill Road Elementary School

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ORISE: Health Literacy Development  

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Literacy Development Literacy Development While health disparities may be attributed to a number of factors, health literacy development and access to health information can help special populations gain a better understanding of wellness and prevention. The Internet and other means of electronic communication have become popular tools that are allowing people to take control of their health. According to Healthy People 2010, nearly half of American adults (90 million people) are deemed "health illiterate"-an increasing problem among special populations that appears to contribute to health disparities. Health literacy refers to the ability to read and understand materials related to personal health, as well as navigate the health system. To assist government agencies and organizations educate populations facing

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Align Your Lessons to the Energy Literacy Framework and NGSS  

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

Use these Excel files to assess how many Fundamental Concepts your activity or curriculum addresses, or use it as a tool for building a curriculum that addresses the entire range of Fundamental Concepts. You can also see how the Energy Literacy Framework's principles and concepts align with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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The Cambridge Handbook of Literacy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in another language. In The Handbook of Literacy, Olson andand others. The reader of the Handbook will not only have aThe Cambridge Handbook of Literacy edited by David R. Olson

Joaquin, Anna Dina L

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Literacy | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Linda Silverman, Team Lead, Workforce Development and Education, U.S. Department of Energy silvermanbiomass2014.pdf More Documents & Publications Energy Literacy Webcast:...

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Energizing the "K-Gray" Community: Energy Literacy Essential...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

energy understanding involves educating individuals on the interdisciplinary concepts of energy production and consumption, so individuals have the potential to make well-informed...

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Implementing faculty computer literacy programs  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A faculty computer literacy grant underwrote distribution and analysis of surveys of faculty computer use and expectations, publication of an extensive newsletter, seminars and workshops, and a computers-on-loan ...

Thomas B. Perera

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Literacy: Collaborating to Educate Professionals  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

People 2010: National Health Objectives for the UnitedA.M. ; and Kindig, D.A. Health Literacy: A prescription toend confusion. Committee on Health Literacy IoM, editor.

Wickline, Mary; Rosenthal, Cynthia A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Literacy: NARA and Imagine Tomorrow | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Literacy: NARA and Imagine Tomorrow Energy Literacy: NARA and Imagine Tomorrow Breakout Session 3D-Building Market Confidence and Understanding III: Engaging Key Audiences in...

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Information in Place: Integrating Sustainability into Information Literacy Instruction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Task Force. (2009). Library Information Literacy Curriculum.Research Libraries. (2004). Information literacy competencyInformation in Place: Integrating Sustainability into

Stark, Megan R

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science...  

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

Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science and Technology Centers Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science and Technology Centers October 20,...

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Energy Literacy in Action: Nevada Teachers Helping Students Learn...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Literacy in Action: Nevada Teachers Helping Students Learn About Energy Energy Literacy in Action: Nevada Teachers Helping Students Learn About Energy November 6, 2014 - 10:48am...

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EERE Energy Literacy: Engaging Spanish Speakers  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The Energy Literacy Framework has been translated into Spanish and will reach a new audience of more than 37 million people.

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Information Literacy at UCLA: The Core Competencies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Information Literacy at UCLACore Competencies An information-literate student at UCLA istopic and the need for information by: a. Articulating a

UCLA Library Information Literacy Program Steering Committee

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall  

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

The webinar will be a dynamic, virtual conversation for educators about ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our nation's biggest national challenges, energy illiteracy.

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Webcast: National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall  

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

On August 5, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a dynamic virtual conversation of ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our...

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Information Literacy for Teachers and Teacher Educators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Describes a three-dimensional approach to approaching information literacy instruction for pre-service teachers through a case study of library-faculty collaboration at Washington State University....

Shinew, Dawn; Walter, Scott

2005-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Ebola Virus Disease: Essential Public Health Principles for Clinicians  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

at: at http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/ guinea/qa-at: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/diagnosis/index.html.for Suspected Ebola Cases, 2014. Available at: http://

Koenig, Kristi L.; Majestic, Cassondra; Burns, Michael J

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teach and Learn | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

7 Essential Principles. NARA Energy Literacy Principles Matrix - The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) has a collection of educational resources, including...

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Looking for project-based learning ...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

climate and energy science. These resources have been linked to the essential climate and energy literacy principles. The content is searchable by grade, subject, principle and...

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Science Energy Literacy and Activities  

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Science Energy Literacy and Activities Elementary School Curriculum Created by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Click on the links below to take you to the Chapter heading: Circuit Electromagnetism Electrolysis Potato Power Fermentation Volcanoes Kites Wind Tower Solar Cars Solar Ovens and Beads Tie Dye Vanishing Resources Standards Circuits Objective: We will learn about electricity by making a simple circuit with your own bodies! Science Background Electricity is a versatile form of energy. Windmills, water wheels and coal power plants, all have generators, which convert energy from the wind, water, or coal into electricity. The electricity can then be used to make light bulbs glow and electric heaters warm. It can make the sound in speakers and the

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SPONAP Grant Writing Essentials  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

HUD's Southern Plains Office of Native American Programs in collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center invites you to attend the Grant Writing Essentials training...

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Webinar: Hands-on Energy Literacy | Department of Energy  

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

Webinar: Hands-on Energy Literacy Webinar: Hands-on Energy Literacy March 12, 2014 11:30PM EDT to March 13, 2014 12:30AM EDT As part of the Will Steger Foundation's Climate and...

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Health literacy of Dutch adults: a cross sectional survey  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Relatively little knowledge is available to date about health literacy among the general population in Europe. It is important to gain insights into health literacy competences among the general population, as...

Iris van der Heide; Jany Rademakers; Maarten Schipper; Maril Droomers

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Defining food literacy and its components  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Food literacy has emerged as a term to describe the everyday practicalities associated with healthy eating. The term is increasingly used in policy, practice, research and by the public; however, there is no shared understanding of its meaning. The purpose of this research was to develop a definition of food literacy which was informed by the identification of its components. This was considered from two perspectives: that of food experts which aimed to reflect the intention of existing policy and investment, and that of individuals, who could be considered experts in the everyday practicalities of food provisioning and consumption. Given that food literacy is likely to be highly contextual, this second study focused on disadvantaged young people living in an urban area who were responsible for feeding themselves. The Expert Study used a Delphi methodology (round one n=43). The Young Peoples Study used semi-structured, life-course interviews (n=37). Constructivist Grounded Theory was used to analyse results. This included constant comparison of data within and between studies. From this, eleven components of food literacy were identified which fell into the domains of: planning and management; selection; preparation; and eating. These were used to develop a definition for the term food literacy.

Helen Anna Vidgen; Danielle Gallegos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles of Life Principles of Life  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

;#12;#12;#12;" " #12;(a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b) 18 #12;Born-Oppenheimer #12;Peter Butko I II Water, Water Everywhere methods 1) Basic information of protein 2) Principle for protein purification #1: expression and fractionation 3) Principle for protein purification #2: membrane proteins 4) Principle for protein purification

Takahashi, Ryo

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Science literacy | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Science literacy Science literacy Subscribe to RSS - Science literacy Having the knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes necessary to make informed decisions on scientific issues. Science on Saturday starts Jan. 11 Science fans of all ages can explore a rich variety of science and technology topics at the popular Science on Saturday lecture series hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The series marks its 30-year anniversary when it begins on Saturday, Jan. 11. Science on Saturday offers free lectures about current topics from "The physics of cancer," to "What art can tell us about the brain," that are aimed at the general public from high school age and up. Read more about Science on Saturday starts Jan. 11

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Grant Title: DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY GRANTS Funding Opportunity Number: N/A  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Grant Title: DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY GRANTS Funding Opportunity Number: N/A Agency/Department: Dollar General. Area of Research: Literacy grants. Release and Expiration: N/A Application Deadline: Family Literacy: Annually in March. Adult Literacy Grants: Annually in March. Youth Literacy Grants

Farritor, Shane

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Educated and Equipped: Energy Literacy for Women Veterans - A...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

skills training programs, and energy literacy to enter into high-paying energy jobs. Resources like Troops to Energy Jobs, a project of the Center for Energy Workforce...

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Engaging Spanish Speakers on Energy Literacy: Conocimiento de Energa  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Conocimiento de Energa, the Spanish version of our Energy Literacy Framework, provides the nation's educators with resources to teach important energy concepts to students.

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A new uncertainty principle  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

By examining two counterexamples to the existing theory, it is shown, with mathematical rigor, that as far as scattered particles are concerned the true distribution function is in principle not determinable (indeterminacy principle or uncertainty principle) while the average distribution function over each predetermined finite velocity solid-angle element can be calculated.

C. Y. Chen

2008-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Princeton Plasma Physics Lab - Science literacy  

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science-literacy Having the knowledge science-literacy Having the knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes necessary to make informed decisions on scientific issues. en Science on Saturday starts Jan. 11 http://www.pppl.gov/news/2014/01/science-saturday-starts-jan-11

Science fans of all ages can explore a rich variety of science and technology topics at the popular Science on Saturday lecture series hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The series marks its 30-year anniversary when it begins on Saturday, Jan. 11.Science on Saturday offers free lectures about current

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The Impact of Maternal Health Literacy on Structures, Interpersonal Processes and Outcomes of Ambulatory Care for Low-Income Latino Children  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Understanding health literacy: Implications for medicine andB. (2007). Low health literacy: Implications for nationalUnderstanding health literacy: Implications for medicine and

Fry-Bowers, Eileen Katherine

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing technology for emergent literacy: The PictoPal initiative  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

PictoPal is the name of a technology-supported intervention designed to foster the development of emergent reading and writing skills in four and five year old children. Following the theoretical underpinnings and a brief description of PictoPal, this ... Keywords: Early literacy, Emergent literacy, Kindergarten, Technology integration

Susan McKenney; Joke Voogt

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hypothesis and Verification Based Measurement of Information Literacy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper reports the results of the research and the analyzing into the difference of personal information literacy in using Web search. In recent Information Explosion Era, a huge deal of information is ordered on Web, but there would be a large gap ... Keywords: information literacy, Information Explosion Era, information retrieval, performance, new type search engine

Akihiro Sumida; Yoshinori Hara

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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219_137_.pdf  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education A Framework for Energy Education for Learners of All Ages energyliteracy Intended use of this document...

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Power in Collaboration: National Energy Literacy Virtual Meet-Up  

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

The webinar will be a dynamic virtual conversation of ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our nation's...

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Health literacy in patients dealing with gout: a qualitative study  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this study was to explore the health literacy of patients dealing with gout and to understand perceptions that might account ... ULT). Semi-structured interviews involving patients with gout were...

Marloes van Onna; Elke Hinsenveld; Hein de Vries; Annelies Boonen

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Principle of Cleanroom  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Cleanroom is the most important and most representative ... with air cleaning technology. The principle of cleanroom is the theoretical base for the design, operation, and maintenance of the cleanroom well.

Zhonglin Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management Principles | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Management Principles Management Principles managementprinciples-S-2Poneman---2009-12-02.pdf More Documents & Publications Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2012 - 2015...

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Principle Power | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Principle Power Place: San Francisco, California Zip: 94120 Sector: Renewable Energy Product: Principle Power is a global independent power producer committed to delivering green,...

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Developing General Literacy Ability and Intercultural Sensitivity through English Literacy Instruction: Using Global Literature for Korean EFL Learners  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study explored L2 literacy ability and intercultural sensitivity of Korean late elementary to early middle school students learning English as a foreign language. This study investigated the latent variable structure ...

Bae, Jiyoung

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Extended Hamilton's principle  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hamilton's principle is extended to have compatible initial conditions to the strong form. To use a number of computational and theoretical benefits for dynamical systems, the mixed variational formulation is preferred in the systems other than particle systems. With this formulation and the Rayleigh's dissipation function, we could have all the pertinent initial/boundary conditions for both conservative and non-conservative dynamical system. Based upon the extension framework of Hamilton's principle, the numerical method for representative lumped parameter models is also developed through applying Galerkin's method to time domain with the discussion of its numerical properties and simulation results.

Jinkyu Kim

2012-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Essential Oils as Green Solvents  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This chapter introduces the solvency of essential oils (EOs) as green solvents, in particular, application of terpenes as solvents in extraction. The physiochemical properties of such solvents are predicted in co...

Ying Li; Anne-Sylvie Fabiano-Tixier

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Every Teacher a Teacher of Reading?: A Systematic Literature Review of Content-Area Literacy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

...................................................................................... 15 The Historical Context of Content-Area Literacy Research ............ 15 Content-Area Literacy Over the Past Century ......................... 16 National Reading Panel and Common Core State Standards ... 19 Common Core Standards... .............................................................................................. 32 Introduction ..................................................................................... 32 Previous Reviews of Content-Area Literacy Research .................... 33 Evidence of Educational Research and U.S. National...

Scott, Chyllis Elayne

2013-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Equivalence Principle and Clocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

String theory suggests the existence of gravitational-strength scalar fields ("dilaton" and "moduli") whose couplings to matter violate the equivalence principle. This provides a new motivation for high-precision clock experiments, as well as a generic theoretical framework for analyzing their significance.

T. Damour

1999-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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High order maximum principle preserving semi-Lagrangian finite difference WENO schemes for the Vlasov equation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we propose the parametrized maximum principle preserving (MPP) flux limiter, originally developed in [37], to the semi-Lagrangian finite difference weighted essentially non-oscillatory scheme for solving the Vlasov equation. The MPP flux ... Keywords: Finite difference WENO scheme, Maximum principle preserving, Parametrized flux limiter, Semi-Lagrangian method, Vlasov equation

Tao Xiong, Jing-Mei Qiu, Zhengfu Xu, Andrew Christlieb

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supervisory Essentials | Department of Energy  

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

Supervisory Essentials Supervisory Essentials Supervisory Essentials February 24, 2014 8:30AM EST to February 27, 2014 4:30PM EST Registration link: CHRIS 002072/0038 $800.00 Course Type: Classroom Course Location: GTN A-410 Course Description: This course is designed to assist new first-line supervisors in developing the competencies they need to achieve their primary responsibilities, which include accomplishing the goals of their units through the work of their employees and ensuring that the work of their employees is of the highest possible quality. The course can also serve as a refresher for experienced supervisors and managers. This course addresses competencies in the following Executive Core Qualifications: Leading People, Leading Change, Building Coalitions, and Communication. The

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Principles of Passive House  

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Principles of Passive House Principles of Passive House Speaker(s): Wolfgang Feist Date: November 1, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-4133 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Alan Meier The Passive House ("Passivhaus") concept is a rigorous, voluntary energy performance standard for buildings that reduces heating requirements by up to 90% and overall energy use by up to 80% over standard construction. Developed in Germany in the early 1990s and drawing on Super-insulated and Passive Solar ideas from North America and "Low Energy" European building standards, the concept of a building that could be practically constructed to maintain a comfortable interior climate without conventional heating or cooling systems was devised, tested and proven. The Passive House remains comfortable without large "active"

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Copyright Literacy Standards for Graduate Education: A Call to Action!  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Copyright?Literacy?Standards?for?Graduate?Education?? A?Call?to?Action!?by?G.?Clement is?licensed?under?a?Creative?Commons? Attribution?NonCommercial?NoDerivs 3.0?Unported License.?Permissions?beyond...?the?scope?of?this?license?may?be?available?at? http://library.tamu.edu/directory/gclement. Copyright?Literacy?Standards? f G d t Ed ti USETD?Association?Conference,??Orlando,?Florida?May?19,?2011 or? ra ua e? uca on: A?Call?To?Action!? Gail?Clement Librarian?&??Associate?Professor Digital...

Clement, Gail

2011-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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GENERAL PRINCIPLES Art. 1 (Aims)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 STATUTE GENERAL PRINCIPLES Art. 1 (Aims) 1. The University of Torino (hereinafter "the organizational criteria suitable for its institutional purposes according to principles of efficacy, efficiency to determine the advancement and the allocation of the staff. This planning is based on principles of quality

Sproston, Jeremy

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Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach...  

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

Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 16, 2008 (HSS CRAD 64-11 Rev. 2) Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria,...

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Cosmic rays and tests of fundamental principles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is now widely acknowledged that cosmic rays experiments can test possible new physics directly generated at the Planck scale or at some other fundamental scale. By studying particle properties at energies far beyond the reach of any man-made accelerator, they can yield unique checks of basic principles. A well-known example is provided by possible tests of special relativity at the highest cosmic-ray energies. But other essential ingredients of standard theories can in principle be tested: quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, energy and momentum conservation, effective space-time dimensions, hamiltonian and lagrangian formalisms, postulates of cosmology, vacuum dynamics and particle propagation, quark and gluon confinement, elementariness of particles... Standard particle physics or string-like patterns may have a composite origin able to manifest itself through specific cosmic-ray signatures. Ultra-high energy cosmic rays, but also cosmic rays at lower energies, are probes of both "conventional" and new Physics. Status, prospects, new ideas, and open questions in the field are discussed. The Post Scriptum shows that several basic features of modern cosmology naturally appear in a SU(2) spinorial description of space-time without any need for matter, relativity or standard gravitation. New possible effects related to the spinorial space-time structure can also be foreseen. Similarly, the existence of spin-1/2 particles can be naturally related to physics beyond Planck scale and to a possible pre-Big Bang era.

Luis Gonzalez-Mestres

2010-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Principles for Fostering Sustainability Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability The following eight principles serve as the foundational building blocks for...

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Underlying Quality Principles  

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

These principles are consistent with Integrated Safety Management Policy, P 450.4A and support ISM implementation. 1. Define Policies and Objectives--Ensure they are Understood and Accepted. Management must set expectations for the organization as a whole before employees can do their jobs, satisfy their customers, and strive to improve the quality of their work. This is accomplished by developing and implementing specific policies and objectives that reflect the operating philosophy of the facility's management. Once these policies and objectives have been established, all managers must take the necessary actions to ensure that each employee shares their vision of the organization's purpose.

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Computer Science vs. Computer Literacy Which to Teach?  

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Computer Science vs. Computer Literacy Which to Teach? Viera K. Proulx College of Computer Science, Northeastern University Boston, MA, 02115, USA vkp@ccs.neu.edu With the widespread use of computers in all in elementary schools) should be taught `something about computers'. The dilemma is, whether to teach `computer

Proulx, Viera K.

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HEALTH LITERACY SOURCES A Guide for Health Professionals  

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HEALTH LITERACY SOURCES A Guide for Health Professionals Lyman Maynard Stowe Library, UCHC Compiled discussing key considerations in writing CareNotesTM for Patients pages "In a concerted effort to make the patient education documents in the CareNotesTM System as accessible to patients as possible, without

Kim, Duck O.

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Introduction to Photoelectron Emission Microscopy: Principles...  

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Introduction to Photoelectron Emission Microscopy: Principles and Applications. Introduction to Photoelectron Emission Microscopy: Principles and Applications. Abstract: In the...

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011  

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011 1 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) A Competency and Functional Framework For Cyber Security Workforce Development Office of the Chief Information Officer Office of the Associate CIO for Cyber Security October 2011 DOE Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011 2 Table of Contents Executive Summary ...............................................................................................................4 DOE Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) .........................................................................5 1.1 Data Security ..............................................................................................................6

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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Energy Literacy Principle 5 Remove Energy Literacy Principle 5 filter Hydrogen Remove Hydrogen filter Fuel Economy Remove Fuel Economy filter Energy Literacy Principle 1 Remove...

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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Energy Literacy Principle 5 Remove Energy Literacy Principle 5 filter Hydrogen Remove Hydrogen filter Fuel Economy Remove Fuel Economy filter Energy Literacy Principle 2 Remove...

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Understanding the information literacy experiences of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students.  

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??This thesis investigated the information literacy experiences of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students in a higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates (more)

Johnston, Nicole R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Charity Code Program Name Category 0315820 Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Education & Literacy  

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Pioneer Square Clinic Fund Health & Medical Research 1479057 Harborview Medical Center Radiology - Washington Park Arboretum Education & Literacy 1480919 University of Washington Access to Dental Care Health

Borenstein, Elhanan

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Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with Americas Science and Technology Centers  

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The Department's new partnership with the Association of Science and Technology Centers is advancing energy literacy through museums and science centers.

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Challenging Proteins Principles and Methods  

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.............................................................................................................................................................12 Small-scale expression screening of histidine-tagged membrane proteins from E. coli lysates Gel Filtration Principles and Methods 18-1022-18 Recombinant Protein Purification Handbook Principles and Methods 18-1142-75 Protein Purification Handbook 18-1132-29 Hydrophobic Interaction and Reversed Phase

Jacobsen, Steve

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###Operating Principles published 411.pdf  

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Analysis of operating principles with S-system models Yun Lee 1 , Po-Wei Chen 1 , Eberhard O. Voit ⇑ The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University, 313 Ferst Drive, Suite 4103, Atlanta, GA 30332-0535, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Available online 4 March 2011 Keywords: Biochemical Systems Theory Design principle Heat stress Operating principle S-system Trehalose a b s t r a c t Operating principles address general questions regarding the response dynamics of biological systems as we observe or hypothesize them, in comparison to a priori equally valid alternatives. In analogy to design principles, the question arises: Why are some operating strategies encountered more frequently than others and in what sense might they be superior? It is at this point impossible to study operation prin- ciples in complete generality,

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Functional, communicative and critical health literacy of chronic disease patients and their importance for self-management  

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AbstractObjective To provide insight into the level of health literacy among chronic disease patients in the Netherlands, to identify subgroups with low literacy and to examine the associations between health literacy and self-management. Methods Self-report questionnaires were sent to a nationwide sample of 1.341 chronic disease patients. The Dutch Functional Communicative and Critical Health Literacy scale (FCCHL), the Partners in Health scale (PIH) and Perceived Efficacy in PatientDoctor Interactions (PEPPI-5) were used to assess health literacy and aspects of self-management. Results In general, health literacy skills were good. A higher age, lower education, lower income, multi-morbidity and/or functional limitations were associated with lower levels of health literacy. Communicative and critical health literacy were related to some aspects of self-management but not to all. Functional health literacy was less important. Conclusion Communicative and critical health literacy play a role in successful self-management of chronic disease but the impact differs by context. Health literacy levels vary according to socio-demographic and disease characteristics of patients. Practice implications Health care professionals should tailor their information and support to the health literacy skills and personal context of their patients.

Monique Heijmans; Geeke Waverijn; Jany Rademakers; Rosalie van der Vaart; Mieke Rijken

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Collaborative Literacy Coaching on Middle and High School Teachers' Personal and General Sense of Efficacy for Literacy Teaching  

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The purpose of this qualitative multiple participant case study was to understand the impact of a nine month collaborative literacy coaching (CLC) initiative on middle and high school content teachers' personal and general ...

Howe, Kathleen Schmiedeler

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple Motivations Institutional Change Principle  

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The multiple motivations principle suggests that a portfolio approachrather than a single strategymay be required to achieve change. Research demonstrates that people and institutions adopt new...

83

Methodological principles of modern thermodynamics  

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The article describes basic principles of the theory which unites thermodynamics of reversible and irreversible processes also extends them methods on processes of transfer and transformation of any forms of energy

V. A. Etkin

2014-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles for Engineered Emergence (slides)  

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Principles for Engineered EmergenceIt is difficult to establish engineering control over the behavior ofaggregates of unreliable devices with complicated interactionpatterns. I take a linguistic view of this problem, ...

Beal, Jacob

2007-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Management Principles | Department of Energy  

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Management Principles Project Management Principles 304ProjectManagementPrinciples.pdf More Documents & Publications Microsoft PowerPoint - DOE O 413 3B Brief v9 with key points...

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Anaerobic utilization of essential oils bydenitrifying bacteria  

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Plant volatile organic compounds are a major carbonsource in nature. We studied the degradability ofthese substances by anaerobic microorganisms inenrichment cultures with representative essential oilsas organ...

Jens Harder

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essential Substrate Residues for Action of Endopeptidases  

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Endopeptidases, which are influenced in their specificity primarily by basic residues of arginine or lysine are treated in seven sections, according to the position of the essential residue: ...

Prof. Dr. Borivoj Keil

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality Assurance: Underlying Quality Principles  

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Underlying Quality Principles Underlying Quality Principles These principles are consistent with Integrated Safety Management Policy, P 450.4A and support ISM implementation. Define Policies and Objectives--Ensure they are Understood and Accepted. Management must set expectations for the organization as a whole before employees can do their jobs, satisfy their customers, and strive to improve the quality of their work. This is accomplished by developing and implementing specific policies and objectives that reflect the operating philosophy of the facility's management. Once these policies and objectives have been established, all managers must take the necessary actions to ensure that each employee shares their vision of the organization's purpose. Specify Roles and Responsibilities--Ensure they are Understood and Accepted.

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Principles of Science Principles of Biology Reference Edition  

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topics such as cancer, climate change and ocean health #12;How can the Principles of Biology Reference · Weekly usage reports · Advice to students seeking science careers · English communication guide to Scientific Communication · Guide to Career Planning · Insight into current science research hot topics High

Cai, Long

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Quantum mechanics versus equivalence principle  

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We consider the scattering of a photon by a weak gravitational field, treated as an external field, up to second order of the perturbation expansion. The resulting cross section is energy dependent which indicates a violation of Galileo's equivalence principle (universality of free fall) and, consequently, of the classical equivalence principle. The deflection angle {theta} for a photon passing by the sun is evaluated afterward and the likelihood of detecting ({delta}{theta}/{theta}{sub E}){identical_to}({theta}-{theta}{sub E}/{theta}{sub E}) (where {theta}{sub E} is the value predicted by Einstein's geometrical theory for the light bending) in the foreseeable future, is discussed.

Accioly, Antonio [Laboratorio de Fisica Experimental (LAFEX), Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas (CBPF), Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Group of Field Theory from First Principles, Laboratorio de Fisica Experimental (LAFEX), Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas (CBPF), Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Instituto de Fisica Teorica (IFT), Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Rua Pamplona 145, 01405-000, Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil); Paszko, Ricardo [Group of Field Theory from First Principles, Laboratorio de Fisica Experimental (LAFEX), Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas (CBPF), Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethics - Fourteen Principles of Ethical Conduct for Federal Employees |  

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Fourteen Fourteen Principles of Ethical Conduct for Federal Employees Ethics - Fourteen Principles of Ethical Conduct for Federal Employees This guide provides a brief overview of the ethics rules and standards of ethical conduct that all employees should know and follow. Discuss any question not answered here with your supervisor or ethics counsel. Your ethics counsel is: For Field Office employees, your respective field counsel. For Headquarters employees, the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for General Law: 202-586-1522 or Standardsofconduct@hq.doe.gov. Public service is a public trust. Federal employees must always place loyalty to high ethical standards above private gain. Understanding and observing ethics rules are essential to fulfilling that trust. Print and

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Emerging principles of regulatory evolution  

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...principles of regulatory evolution 10.1073/pnas.0700488104 Benjamin Prud'homme Nicolas Gompel Sean B. Carroll *Howard Hughes...1873 . 48 Protas ME Hersey C Kochanek D Zhou Y Wilkens H Jeffery WR Zon LI Borowsky R Tabin CJ ( 2006 ) Nat Genet 38 : 107...

Benjamin Prud'homme; Nicolas Gompel; Sean B. Carroll

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pauli Principle and Pion Scattering  

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It is pointed out that if the Pauli principle is taken into account in the discussion of pion scattering by complex nuclei (as it ought, of course, to be) some rather implausible consequences of some earlier treatments of this problem can be avoided. (auth)

Bethe, H. A.

1972-10-00T23:59:59.000Z

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Jamming Out to Energy Data: Building Apps That Improve Energy Literacy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The Energy Department is hosting a data jam in Washington today that brings together dozens of energy experts, app designers, and educators to help bridge the energy literacy gap.

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The efficacy of systematic, explicit literacy instruction in kindergarten and first grade  

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This investigation examined the extent to which teacher implemented systematic, explicit instruction affected the literacy achievement of kindergarten and first grade students. Two cohorts of students in a southwestern United States school district...

Dean, Emily Ocker

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Literacy in Action: Nevada Teachers Helping Students Learn About Energy  

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Energy advocates launched an innovative energy literacy curriculum in a Nevada school district using resources from The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energys Technology-to-Market team.

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Social welfare issues of financial literacy and their implications for regulation  

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Financial literacy has become a prominent item on the public agenda worldwide, with its relevance very much underlined by the high-profile role played by consumer finance in global credit crises from 2007 onwa...

Oliver J. Williams; Stephen E. Satchell

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards minimizing social, cultural, and intellectual disruptions embedded in literacy instruction  

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A personal attempt to make sense of the diverse array of information, both practical and theoretical, about the complex concept called literacy is articulated through the development of the Integrative Syst...

David W. Peat

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Need for Essential Consumer Protections  

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Need for Essential Consumer Protections Need for Essential Consumer Protections THE NEED FOR ESSENTIAL CONSUMER PROTECTIONS SMART METERING PROPOSALS AND THE MOVE TO TIME-BASED PRICING August 2010 NCLC NATIONAL CONSUMER L AW C E N T E R ® ® The Need for Essential Consumer Protections Copyright © 2010 AARP, National Consumer Law Center, National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, Consumers Union, and Public Citizen. Reprinting with permission. ACkNOwLEDGMENTS The consumer organizations acknowledge the assistance of Barbara R. Alexander, Consumer Affairs Consultant, in the preparation of this paper. 1 There is widespread consensus that the U.S. distribution and transmission systems for vital electricity service need to be modernized and upgraded. This modernization has been recently promoted under the rubric of the

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Gender essentialisms and ecological feminist philosophies  

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GENDER ESSENTIALISMS AND ECOLOGICAL FEMINIST PHILOSOPHIES A Thesis by JASON LEONARD MALLORY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS... August 2001 Major Subject' Philosophy GENDER ESSENTIALISMS AND ECOLOGICAL FEMINIST PHILOSOPHIES A Thesis by JASON LEONARD MALLORY Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS...

Mallory, Jason Leonard

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Biotechnology and the precautionary principle  

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This paper examines the relationships between science and the precautionary principle and their policy and institutional implications for biotechnology. It acknowledges the divergent approaches adopted by different regions of the world in managing the risks associated with biotechnology. The paper notes that the divergent views about the application of the precautionary principle to risk assessment and management are partly a reflection of how different regions of the world perceive the benefits and risks associated with modern biotechnology. It is this broader context, including economic considerations, in which the role of science in risk assessment and management needs to be framed. Explaining the differences will benefit from further clarification of the key concepts and definitions. But resolving them will most likely be a result of political acts that are beyond the realm of scientific analysis.

Calestous Juma; Derya Honca

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximum Principles in Analytical Economics  

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...what he is saying is that the sci-entist who formulates laws of observed empirical phenomena is essentially an economist or economizer. Nonetheless, I must point out that these distinct roles are, almost by coin-cidence so to speak, closely related...

Paul A. Samuelson

1971-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles of Chaperone-Mediated Protein Folding  

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...Principles of Chaperone-Mediated Protein Folding F. Ulrich Hartl The recent discovery...coordinated pathway of cellular protein folding. Principles of chaperone-mediated protein folding. | The recent discovery of molecular...

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UR principles2.indd | Department of Energy  

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UR principles2.indd UR principles2.indd More Documents & Publications Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2006-028 International Business Machines Corporation Open Government Plan 2.0...

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MBA 508 MARKETING PRINCIPLES SEATTLE UNIVERSITY  

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MBA 508 ­ MARKETING PRINCIPLES SEATTLE UNIVERSITY ALBERS SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTION MBA508, Marketing Principles, is an introductory course in marketing for MBA students who have not had extensive academic or practical

Carter, John

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Computer Networking : Principles, Protocols and Practice  

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Computer Networking : Principles, Protocols and Practice Release Olivier Bonaventure December 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 Part 1: Principles 5 2.1 Connecting two hosts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 3.8 The Transmission Control Protocol

Bonaventure, Olivier

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Computer Networking : Principles, Protocols and Practice  

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Computer Networking : Principles, Protocols and Practice Release Olivier Bonaventure September 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 Part 1: Principles 5 2.1 Connecting two hosts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 3.8 The Transmission Control Protocol

Bonaventure, Olivier

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The use of popular culture environmental print to increase the emergent literacy skills of prekindergarten children in one high-poverty urban school district  

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Limited studies have focused on using popular culture environmental print in the literacy curriculum to teach early literacy skills to prekindergarten students. This study examined whether using popular culture environmental print to explicitly...

Vera, Debbie Jean

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Data Communication Principles Reliable Data Transfer  

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Principles Switching Reliable Data Transfer Data Rate of a Communication Channel Transmission Media Data Principles Switching Reliable Data Transfer Data Rate of a Communication Channel Transmission Media Data Transmission Fiber vs Copper Wire Weight vs bandwidth Cost Security 11 / 52 #12;Data Communication Principles

Ramkumar, Mahalingam

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LIMITING ABSORPTION PRINCIPLE FOR SINGULARLY PERTURBED OPERATORS  

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LIMITING ABSORPTION PRINCIPLE FOR SINGULARLY PERTURBED OPERATORS WALTER RENGER Abstract. Given an operator H 1 for which a limiting absorption principle holds, we study operators H 2 which are produced that (except for possibly a discrete set of eigenvalues) a limiting absorption principle holds for H 2 . We

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Essential and Fixed Oils of Kansas Plants  

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Center for Digital Scholarship. http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu Submitted to the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts EARL J. WELLINGTON E s s e n t i a l and F i x e d Oi l s of K a n s a... s Plants ESSENTIAL AND FIXED OILS OP KANSAS PLANTS. R0D1D7 HIODM The following report deals with those Kansas plants (one or two trees included) which are known to y i e l d or are suspected of yielding essential and fixed o i l s . Ho cultivated...

Wellington, Earl J.

1908-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle |  

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Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle Social Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Federal agencies can use social networks and communications to spark and reinforce behavior change for meeting sustainability goals. This principle is based on research findings showing that people and institutions often are strongly influenced by the behaviors and expectations of others. Methods The social network and communications behavior change principle involves informing staff about others' sustainability efforts, especially those that are successful. Methods for social networking and communicating include many internal or external media channels, such as websites, blogs, newsletters, and emails.

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Essentials of Energy April 28, 2005  

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Essentials of Energy April 28, 2005 Electricity 101 Generation--Transmission--Distribution What different resources cost and why Introduction p. 239 and 5th Power Plan overview--pp.14-16 http://www.nwcouncil.org/energy they are How much do they cost as part of your electricity bill Breaking down the cost of generation What do

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Skew Quadrupole Lattice Design Principles  

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Skew Quadrupole Lattice Design Principles Skew Quadrupole Lattice Design Principles File set: mu_mf09a, 18-Dec-00, B. Parker ≡ Skew Quadrupole Lattice Fully Coupled Lattice The lattices presented here are uncoupled. They are special only in that the betatron eigenplanes (denoted A,B) line up with ±45° rather than the horizontal (X) and vertical (Y) axes. A B X Y Useful Trick: Every dipole with bend radius, ρ, has a weak normal focusing component, k = -1/(2ρ 2 ) added in order to make the focusing cylindrically symmetric. Straight Section = 4 x Arc = 211.872 m Arc = 52.968 m for R eff = 16.86 m 16.86 m 245.6 m total length Decay Ratio = 211.872 m = 0.4 per straight section 529.680 m Ring Layout & Arc Magnet Parameters B 1 = 6.986 T, G = 0 T/m, L 1 = 1.10 m B 2 = 3.493 T, G = 20.19 T/m, L 2 = 1.55 m

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Chapter 10 - Risk Management Principles  

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Abstract All employees need a basic understanding of risk if the organizations safety culture is to be sustained. An eight-part approach is used to establish the foundation for the management of risk that include risk identification, risk assessment, and risk control. An essential skill is being able to define or estimate how probable and severe an event might be. The management of risk must be based on a strong safety management system that has been incorporated into the organization as a part of its real value system.

Nathan Crutchfield; James Roughton

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting Principles and Terms | Department of Energy  

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Principles and Terms Principles and Terms Lighting Principles and Terms July 29, 2012 - 5:20pm Addthis Light quantity, energy consumption, and light quality are the basic principles of lighting. | Photo courtesy of Tadson Bussey. Light quantity, energy consumption, and light quality are the basic principles of lighting. | Photo courtesy of Tadson Bussey. Learn More Find out how to shop for lights by lumens, not watts. To choose the best energy-efficient lighting options for your home, you should understand basic lighting principles and terms. Light Quantity Illumination The distribution of light on a horizontal surface. The purpose of all lighting is to produce illumination. Lumen A measurement of light emitted by a lamp. As reference, a 100-watt

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Heavy Vehicle Essential Power Systems Workshop  

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Essential power is a crosscutting technology area that addresses the efficient and practical management of electrical and thermal requirements on trucks. Essential Power Systems: any function on the truck, that is not currently involved in moving the truck, and requires electrical or mechanical energy; Truck Lights; Hotel Loads (HVAC, computers, appliances, lighting, entertainment systems); Pumps, starter, compressor, fans, trailer refrigeration; Engine and fuel heating; and Operation of power lifts and pumps for bulk fluid transfer. Transition from ''belt and gear driven'' to auxiliary power generation of electricity - ''Truck Electrification'' 42 volts, DC and/ or AC; All electrically driven auxiliaries; Power on demand - manage electrical loads; Benefits include: increased fuel efficiency, reduced emission both when truck is idling and moving down the road.

Susan Rogers

2001-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization Online - Variational principles with generalized ...  

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Dec 23, 2014 ... Variational principles with generalized distances and applications to behavioral sciences. T. Q. Bao(btruong ***at*** nmu.edu)

T. Q. Bao

2014-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Network and Communications Institutional Change Principle  

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Federal agencies can use social networks and communications to spark and reinforce behavior change for meeting sustainability goals. This principle is based on research findings showing that people...

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Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials- Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages  

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Below is the text-alternative version of the LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages webcast.

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Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials -  

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Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages to someone Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Text-Alternative Version: LED Essentials - Technology, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages on Digg

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Symmetries and "principles of construction" in Foundations  

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Symmetries and "principles of construction" in Foundations Giuseppe Longo LIENS, CNRS ­ ENS, Paris Preliminaries A "foundational analysis" (a fully justified search for "unshakable certainties", in 1900) Frege and Hilbert: the search for (proof) principles and "unshakable certainties" (different: absolute laws

Longo, Giuseppe

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Innovization: Innovative Design Principles Through Optimization  

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Innovization: Innovative Design Principles Through Optimization Kalyanmoy Deb and Aravind) in the context of finding new and innovative design principles by means of optimization techniques. Although optimization algorithms are routinely used to find an optimal solution corresponding to an optimization problem

Srivastava, Kumar Vaibhav

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Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability | Department  

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Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability October 8, 2013 - 10:57am Addthis The following eight principles serve as the foundational building blocks for developing strategies to achieve institutional change-but they are not the strategies themselves. They are derived from academic literature and inform the framework for achieving institutional change in a Federal organization. Each statement is followed by a general strategy for how the principle can be translated into action. Social Network and Communications: Institutions and people change because they see or hear of others (individuals, groups, institutions, firms) behaving differently, so make sure staff see or hear about others who have

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Courses Approved to Satisfy the Environmental Literacy Requirement Beginning Fall 2013  

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Economics ENVM 4650/6650 Environmental Economics ENVM 4800/6800 Water Resource Economics and Management ENVM/6810 Conservation Ecology and Resource Management GEOL 1120 Environmental Geoscience GEOL 1121 Earth ProcessesCourses Approved to Satisfy the Environmental Literacy Requirement Beginning Fall 2013 ADSC 4010

Arnold, Jonathan

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Video storybooks as a bridge to literacy M.J.A.J. Verhallen  

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Video storybooks as a bridge to literacy M.J.A.J. Verhallen Proefschrift, Universiteit Leiden text but also video, music and sound that portray the story's events. One of the reasons pictures. Video storybooks more clearly show how story events evolve and may thus provide a strong support

van den Brink, Jeroen

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A review of "Learning and Literacy in Female Hands, 1520-1698" by Elizabeth Mazzola  

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and a student, or a writer and a reader (86). Here, Mazzola uses the example of the humble Elizabeth, who employed charges of illiteracy to shame her husband. She also dis- cussed how Martha Moulsworths literacy becomes a memorial to her learned...

Malay, Jessica L.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relative effect of health literacy and patient activation on provider choice in the Netherlands  

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Abstract Active provider choice by patients has become an important policy theme in western, countries over the last decades. However, not many patients and consumers exercise their right to, choose. Both health literacy and patient activation are likely to have an impact on the choice process. In, this article the relative effect of health literacy and patient activation on provider choice in the, Netherlands is studied. A questionnaire was sent to a representative sample of 2000 Dutch citizens. The questionnaire, included a measure of functional health literacy, the Dutch version of the Patient Activation Measure, and questions assessing active provider choice, reasons not to engage in it and other ways of provider, selection. The majority of respondents (59.6%) would not search for information on the basis of which they, could select the best provider or hospital. Most people rely on their general practitioner's advice. Both, low literacy and lower patient activation levels were negatively associated with active provider choice. In a regression analysis gender, education and patient activation proved the most important, predictors. The policy focus on active provider choice might result in inequity, with men, less educated, and less activated people being at a disadvantage.

Jany Rademakers; Jessica Nijman; Anne E.M. Brabers; Judith D. de Jong; Michelle Hendriks

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TOWARD SCIENTIFIC LITERACY, HPSST Conference Proceedings, 450-456 Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, 1999  

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alternative health procedures, ranging from the relatively benign old-fashioned homeopathic remedies to new through an agenda of radical educational reform. In this paper I show how various postmodernist accounts the problem of scientific literacy should be more carefully scrutinized by those responsible for science

Koertge, Noretta

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A Phenomenological Exploration of Novice Texas English/Language Arts Teachers' Experiences with Media Literacy  

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A PHENOMENOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF NOVICE TEXAS ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHERS EXPERIENCES WITH MEDIA LITERACY A Dissertation by ALLISON MARTIN HUIE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2011 Major Subject: Curriculum and Instruction A Phenomenological Exploration of Novice Texas English/Language Arts...

Huie, Allison Martin

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Essential Innovations Technology Corp | Open Energy Information  

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Technology Corp Technology Corp Jump to: navigation, search Name Essential Innovations Technology Corp Place Bellingham,, Washington State Zip 98225 Sector Geothermal energy, Services Product String representation "Manufactures an ... r applications." is too long. Coordinates 48.75235°, -122.471219° 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":48.75235,"lon":-122.471219,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Combined Heat and Power (CHP) essentials  

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'CHP essentials' introduces the concept of power and heat 'production possibility sets', starting at the cradle of CHP, i.e., the thermal power generation plant. The latter always occasions 'fatal' heat that is either recovered (the 'merit' of CHP) or wasted (condensing). This split paves the way to defining the production possibility sets of CHP plants, shown for steam turbines, internal combustion engines and gas turbines as main CHP technologies. Three indicators are widely used to monitor CHP performance: the overall conversion efficiency (quantity indicator), the (mostly ill-defined) power to heat ratio (quality indicator), the 'quality norm' advertised by the EU Directive 2004/8/EC. The paper levels the field for discussing the crucial issue of identifying and quantifying CHP activity.

Aviel Verbruggen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Memorandum, Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10,  

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Principles Governing Departmental Directives - Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10, 2007 Memorandum, Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10, 2007 September 10, 2007 The Department of Energy uses directives as its primary means to establish, communicate, and institutionalize policies, requirements, and procedures for Departmental Elements and, in some instances, our contractors. The Department of Energy uses directives as its primary means to establish, communicate, and institutionalize policies, requirements, and procedures for Departmental Elements and, in some instances, our contractors. Directives help ensure that the Department operates in a safe, secure, efficient, and cost-effective manner. They promote operational consistency throughout the DOE complex, foster sound management, and

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Coal preparation: The essential clean coal technology  

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This chapter is a brief introduction to a broad topic which has many highly specialized areas. The aim is to summarize the essential elements of coal preparation and illustrate its important role in facilitating the clean use of coal. Conventional coal preparation is the essential first step in ensuring the economic and environmentally acceptable use of coal. The aim of coal preparation is to produce saleable products of consistent, specified quality which satisfy customer requirements while optimizing the utilization of the coal resource. Coal preparation covers all aspects of preparing coal for the market. It includes size reduction, blending and homogenization and, most importantly, the process of physical beneficiation or washing, which involves separation of undesirable mineral matter from the coal substance itself. Coal preparation can be performed at different levels of sophistication and cost. The degree of coal preparation required is decided by considering the quality of the raw coal, transport costs and, in particular, the coal quality specified by the consumer. However, the cost of coal beneficiation rises rapidly with the complexity of the process and some coal is lost with the waste matter because of process inefficiencies, therefore each situation requires individual study to determine the optimum coal preparation strategy. The necessary expertise is available within APEC countries such as Australia. Coals destined for iron making are almost always highly beneficiated. Physical beneficiation is mostly confined to the higher rank, hard coals, but all other aspects of coal preparation can be applied to subbituminous and lignitic coals to improve their utilization. Also, there are some interesting developments aimed specifically at reducing the water content of lower rank coals.

Cain, D.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Chamber Clearing First Principles Modeling  

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LIFE fusion is designed to generate 37.5 MJ of energy per shot, at 13.3 Hz, for a total average fusion power of 500 MW. The energy from each shot is partitioned among neutrons ({approx}78%), x-rays ({approx}12%), and ions ({approx}10%). First wall heating is dominated by x-rays and debris because the neutron mean free path is much longer than the wall thickness. Ion implantation in the first wall also causes damage such as blistering if not prevented. To moderate the peak-pulse heating, the LIFE fusion chamber is filled with a gas (such as xenon) to reduce the peak-pulse heat load. The debris ions and majority of the x-rays stop in the gas, which re-radiates this energy over a longer timescale (allowing time for heat conduction to cool the first wall sufficiently to avoid damage). After a shot, because of the x-ray and ion deposition, the chamber fill gas is hot and turbulent and contains debris ions. The debris needs to be removed. The ions increase the gas density, may cluster or form aerosols, and can interfere with the propagation of the laser beams to the target for the next shot. Moreover, the tritium and high-Z hohlraum debris needs to be recovered for reuse. Additionally, the cryogenic target needs to survive transport through the gas mixture to the chamber center. Hence, it will be necessary to clear the chamber of the hot contaminated gas mixture and refill it with a cool, clean gas between shots. The refilling process may create density gradients that could interfere with beam propagation, so the fluid dynamics must be studied carefully. This paper describes an analytic modeling effort to study the clearing and refilling process for the LIFE fusion chamber. The models used here are derived from first principles and balances of mass and energy, with the intent of providing a first estimate of clearing rates, clearing times, fractional removal of ions, equilibrated chamber temperatures, and equilibrated ion concentrations for the chamber. These can be used to scope the overall problem and provide input to further studies using fluid dynamics and other more sophisticated tools.

Loosmore, G

2009-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the Underlying Factor Structure of the Home Literacy Environment (HLE) in a Spanish Translation of the Familia Inventory  

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interactions related to literacy. Research has shown that the Spanish inventory is not equivalent to the original English version possibly due to an erroneous translation. The purpose of this study is to complete a psychometric examination of a re...

Adame-Hernandez, Cindy

2014-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Modalities, Sites and Practices of Family Literacy: A Qualitative Interpretation of Family Photographs through Interviews and Observations  

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This qualitative arts-based research study explores family literacy experiences that occur in homes with adults and children through interviews, observations, and the visual analysis of photographs that document such experiences. I employ visual...

Lipsett, Tiffany Marie-Hamlin

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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The Universe Adventure - The Cosmological Principle  

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Cosmological Principle Cosmological Principle The distribution of matter across the universe is approximately even. The distribution of matter across the Universe is approximately even, homogeneous, when considered at large scales. Albert Einstein's theory of General Relativity permits many possible types of universes. In applying the theory to describe the dynamics of our Universe, Einstein made a central empirical assumption to limit the number of possible solutions to the equations. He assumed that on very large scales the distribution of matter in the Universe is constant, making the Universe appear smooth. This idea is a form of the modern cosmological principle. This principle is not exact since much of the Universe's matter is found clustered together in planets, stars, and galaxies, but when considered at

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Underlying Quality Principles | Department of Energy  

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Underlying Quality Principles Underlying Quality Principles Underlying Quality Principles These principles are consistent with Integrated Safety Management Policy, P 450.4A and support ISM implementation. Define Policies and Objectives--Ensure they are Understood and Accepted. Management must set expectations for the organization as a whole before employees can do their jobs, satisfy their customers, and strive to improve the quality of their work. This is accomplished by developing and implementing specific policies and objectives that reflect the operating philosophy of the facility's management. Once these policies and objectives have been established, all managers must take the necessary actions to ensure that each employee shares their vision of the organization's purpose. Specify Roles and Responsibilities--Ensure they are Understood and

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Principles of liquids working in heat engines  

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...achieved by purely adiabatic processes. The. schematic Stirling engine shown has two moving parts, a piston P and a displacer...Malone's principle, the reciprocating flow of the Stirling engine is re- placed by pulsating unidirectional flow with...

P. C. Allen; W. R. Knight; D. N. Paulson; J. C. Wheatley

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stem cell bioprocessing: fundamentals and principles  

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...require contributions from fundamental research (from developmental...system for stem cell culture does not exist; however, bioreactor...Stem cell bioprocessing: fundamentals and principles. | In recent...require contributions from fundamental research (from developmental...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability  

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The following eight principles serve as the foundational building blocks for developing strategies to achieve institutional changebut they are not the strategies themselves. They are derived from...

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Cost Principles Webinar for DOE Grant Recipients  

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Cost Principles in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) define, by organization type, what kinds of costs are allowable or unallowable for reimbursement...

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Weyl's principle, cosmic time and quantum fundamentalism  

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We examine the necessary physical underpinnings for setting up the cosmological standard model with a global cosmic time parameter. In particular, we discuss the role of Weyl's principle which asserts that cosmic matter moves according to certain regularity requirements. After a brief historical introduction to Weyl's principle we argue that although the principle is often not explicitly mentioned in modern standard texts on cosmology, it is implicitly assumed and is, in fact, necessary for a physically well-defined notion of cosmic time. We finally point out that Weyl's principle might be in conflict with the wide-spread idea that the universe at some very early stage can be described exclusively in terms of quantum theory.

Svend E. Rugh; Henrik Zinkernagel

2010-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Weyl's principle, cosmic time and quantum fundamentalism  

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We examine the necessary physical underpinnings for setting up the cosmological standard model with a global cosmic time parameter. In particular, we discuss the role of Weyl's principle which asserts that cosmic matter moves according to certain regularity requirements. After a brief historical introduction to Weyl's principle we argue that although the principle is often not explicitly mentioned in modern standard texts on cosmology, it is implicitly assumed and is, in fact, necessary for a physically well-defined notion of cosmic time. We finally point out that Weyl's principle might be in conflict with the wide-spread idea that the universe at some very early stage can be described exclusively in terms of quantum theory.

Rugh, Svend E

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Policy Transfer of Innovative Sustainability Principles and Practices  

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Policy Transfer of Innovative Sustainability Principles and Practices: The Whistler, British) Report No.: 574 Title of Thesis: Policy transfer of innovative sustainability principles and practices;v Abstract This study examines how innovative policies that seek to embed sustainability principles

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Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for  

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Principles for Fostering Sustainability to someone by E-mail Principles for Fostering Sustainability to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for Fostering Sustainability on AddThis.com...

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University of California, Santa Cruz Space Management Principles  

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for Academic Office Space...................................................... 3 Criteria for Library Space#12;#12;University of California, Santa Cruz Space Management Principles Section Page Space ..................................................................................... 1 3. Space Management Principles

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The Hybrid Maximum Principle is a consequence of Pontryagin ...  

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We give a simple proof of the Maximum Principle for smooth hybrid control sys- ... result in the study of such problems is Hybrid Maximum Principle proved in [4]...

2006-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Webcast of the Energy Literate Citizenry from K-to-Gray: A Webcast on the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Initiative  

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The Energy Literacy Framework webinar was held on February 6, 2013 at 4 pm EST. The presentation, webcast and resources areavailable below.

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DOE Essential Body of Knowledge | Department of Energy  

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Essential Body of Knowledge Essential Body of Knowledge DOE Essential Body of Knowledge DOE Essential Body of Knowledge & Core Competency Training The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) utilized DOE cybersecurity policy, best practices and lessons learned, and comprehensive internal needs assessments to identify fundamental cybersecurity functional roles and associated responsibilities to and define the essential body of knowledge (EBK) needed to support cybersecurity responsibilities and activities within the Department. Components of the EBK are assigned to each functional role, and customized curriculum is determined for each key role via core competency worksheets. The OCIO has determined the following roles to be key functional cyber roles within the Department:

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Status Report, Essential System Functionality - January 2006 | Department  

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Status Report, Essential System Functionality - January 2006 Status Report, Essential System Functionality - January 2006 Status Report, Essential System Functionality - January 2006 Report on Essential System Functionality In 2004 and 2005, the Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Security and Safety Performance Assurance, performed ten evaluations of essential system functionality (ESF). These ESF reviews are highly technical, detailed engineering evaluations of selected essential systems within one or more facilities at each site. This report summarizes the observations and insights from these reviews. Although most essential safety systems that were reviewed were well maintained, tested, and operated, there were significant weaknesses in some aspects of engineering design and analysis that, for some safety systems,

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Subsidiary minimum principles for scattering parameters  

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We denote as a "primary minimum principle" one in which a quantity B of physical interest is represented as the minimum value with respect to variations in a trial function ?t of a functional F(?t); F then provides a variational upper bound on B. (The Rayleigh-Ritz principle for the ground-state energy of a system is a familiar example.) If F is quadratic in ?t, the variational property of F enables one to determine the linear parameters relatively easily, but the minimum property is required if the nonlinear parameters are to be determined in a way which allows for systematic improvement of ?t. We show here that for a wide class of problems for which primary minimum principles do not exist, useful and rigorous secondary or "subsidiary minimum principles" are available. That is, we construct a functional F?(?t) whose minimum value is reached for ?t equal to some function ? of dynamical interest. (The Rayleigh-Ritz method provides a subsidiary minimum principle for the approximate determination of the ground-state wave function of a system.) If B=B(?), then a study of F?(?t) provides a powerful tool for the estimation of ? and therefore B, though B(?t) is not normally a variational bound on B(?). Subsidiary minimum principles have recently been obtained for the approximation of the auxiliary functions that appear in the variational principle for the matrix element (?n, W?m), where ?n and ?m are bound-state wave functions and W is an arbitrary operator. Here we extend the method to the estimation of matrix elements of the Green's function g(?) of a bound system with ? below the continuum threshold energy. The response of the system to an external perturbation can be represented by matrix elements of this type. While no new results on the bound-state problem are obtained, our formulation is a convenient starting point for the further extension of the method to continuum problems. The new result obtained here is the derivation of a subsidiary minimum principle for the problem of scattering of a projectile by a target whose bound-state wave function is only imprecisely known. The subsidiary minimum principle allows for systematic improvement of the closed-channel component of the trial scattering wave function that appears in a Kohn-type variational calculation of the scattering amplitude.

Leonard Rosenberg and Larry Spruch

1974-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variational Principles for Scattering Processes. I  

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A systematic treatment is presented of the application of variational principles to the quantum theory of scattering.Starting from the time-dependent theory, a pair of variational principles is provided for the approximate calculation of the unitary (collision) operator that describes the connection between the initial and final states of the system. An equivalent formulation of the theory is obtained by expressing the collision operator in terms of an Hermitian (reaction) operator; variational principles for the reaction operator follow. The time-independent theory, including variational principles for the operators now used to describe transitions, emerges from the time-dependent theory by restricting the discusson to stationary states. Specialization to the case of scattering by a central force field establishes the connection with the conventional phase shift analysis and results in a variational principle for the phase shift.As an illustration, the results of Fermi and Breit on the scattering of slow neutrons by bound protons are deduced by variational methods.

B. A. Lippmann and Julian Schwinger

1950-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Literacy, orality annd the digital revolution: history and prospects for university undergraduate research fellows  

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LITERACY, ORALITY AND THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: HISTORY AND PROSPECTS FOR UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS A Senior Honors Thesis by J. GARRETT CORNEL I SON Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs & Academic Scholarships Texas A8 M... FELLOWS A Senior Honors Thesis by J. GARRETT CORNELISON Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs & Academic Scholarships Texas A&M University In partial fulfillment of the requirements of the UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS Approved...

Cornelison, J. Garrett

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Literacy effects on language and vision: Emergent effects from an amodal shared resource (ASR) computational model  

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Abstract Learning to read and write requires an individual to connect additional orthographic representations to pre-existing mappings between phonological and semantic representations of words. Past empirical results suggest that the process of learning to read and write (at least in alphabetic languages) elicits changes in the language processing system, by either increasing the cognitive efficiency of mapping between representations associated with a word, or by changing the granularity of phonological processing of spoken language, or through a combination of both. Behavioural effects of literacy have typically been assessed in offline explicit tasks that have addressed only phonological processing. However, a recent eye tracking study compared high and low literate participants on effects of phonology and semantics in processing measured implicitly using eye movements. High literates eye movements were more affected by phonological overlap in online speech than low literates, with only subtle differences observed in semantics. We determined whether these effects were due to cognitive efficiency and/or granularity of speech processing in a multimodal model of speech processing the amodal shared resource model (ASR, Smith, Monaghan, & Huettig, 2013a,b). We found that cognitive efficiency in the model had only a marginal effect on semantic processing and did not affect performance for phonological processing, whereas fine-grained versus coarse-grained phonological representations in the model simulated the high/low literacy effects on phonological processing, suggesting that literacy has a focused effect in changing the grain-size of phonological mappings.

Alastair C. Smith; Padraic Monaghan; Falk Huettig

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commitment Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Commitment Institutional Change Principle Commitment Institutional Change Principle Commitment Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:05am Addthis Commitment can be a crucial element that helps Federal agencies inject and emphasize sustainability in their organizational culture. Institutions and people change when they have made definite commitments to change, especially when those commitments relate to future conditions. Research shows that explicit commitments improve the rate at which people adopt energy-efficient behaviors. Methods Explicit commitments help individuals make behavioral changes by externalizing their internal desires and goals to ensure follow-through. Conveying goals to others also increases the probability of achieving them and prevents procrastination. Precommitting to a request can lead to

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Eugene Wigner and Fundamental Symmetry Principles  

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Eugene Wigner and Fundamental Symmetry Principles Eugene Wigner and Fundamental Symmetry Principles Patents · Resources with Additional Information · Wigner Honored "[Eugene P.] Wigner's great contribution to science, for which he won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963, was his insight into the fundamental mathematics and physics of quantum mechanics. He applied and extended the mathematical theory of groups to the quantum world of the atom; specifically, he used group theory to organize the quantum energy levels of electrons in atoms in a way that is now standard. With that mathematical approach to the atom, Wigner became one of the first to apprehend the deep implications of symmetry, which has since emerged as one, if not the, key principle of 20th-century theoretical physics. ... Eugene P. Wigner

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Infrastructure Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Infrastructure Institutional Change Principle Infrastructure Institutional Change Principle Infrastructure Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:09am Addthis Research shows that changes in infrastructure prompt changes in behavior (for better or worse). Federal agencies can modify their infrastructure to promote sustainability-oriented behavior change, ideally in ways that make new behaviors easier and more desirable to follow than existing patterns of behavior. The physical structures, technologies, systems, and processes that constitute the infrastructure of a workplace should be aligned with sustainability goals and desired behavioral changes. For example, a rule requiring double-sided printing necessitates the availability and access to functioning duplex printers. Methods Modifying infrastructure so that it promotes sustainable behavior change is

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Leadership Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Leadership Institutional Change Principle Leadership Institutional Change Principle Leadership Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:04am Addthis For changing behavior among employees, leaders in Federal agencies should visibly communicate their own commitments to sustainability in the workplace. Such visible leadership will help achieve sustainability goals in the short term and continue to provide motivation for long-term benefits. Methods Leaders should have a deep understanding of the politics of the organization and the ability to inspire and influence employees. Someone in a leadership position should demonstrate his or her direct involvement as the initial person to commit to sustainability instead of simply admiring others' efforts. Active leadership from managers as well as from other

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Accelerating classical charges and the equivalence principle  

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We compare the behavior of a charged particle in a gravitational field and empty space. We resolve the apparent conflict between the Lorentz-Dirac equation and Larmor's formula of radiation by noting that the former describes an electron that is itself accelerated by an electromagnetic field. If instead, a hypothetical particle is considered that is accelerated by a non-electromagnetic force, Larmor's formula is found to be consistent with the accelerating particle's equation of motion. We consider the consequences concerning the equivalence principle and find that it is indeed violated if one demands that the same electromagnetic field be present in both the gravitational and accelerating cases; however, if one allows for the external electromagnetic fields to be different, the validity of the equivalence principle is restored. In either case, the basic idea behind the equivalence principle, which leads to a geometrized theory of gravity, remains unaffected.

Viktor T. Toth

2014-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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A Novel Variational Principle arising from Electromagnetism  

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Analyzing one example of LC circuit in [8], show its Lagrange problem only have other type critical points except for minimum type and maximum type under many circumstances. One novel variational principle is established instead of Pontryagin maximum principle or other extremal principles to be suitable for all types of critical points in nonlinear LC circuits. The generalized Euler-Lagrange equation of new form is derived. The canonical Hamiltonian systems of description are also obtained under the Legendre transformation, instead of the generalized type of Hamiltonian systems. This approach is not only very simple in theory but also convenient in applications and applicable for nonlinear LC circuits with arbitrary topology and other additional integral constraints.

Hanzhong Wu

2009-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

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The Principle of Strong Diminishing Transfer Alain Chateauneuf  

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, introduced by Mehran (1976) and Kakwani (1980), the principle of dual diminishing transfer. At first sight

Boyer, Edmond

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Icon Design Principles for Preschoolers: Implications Derived from Child Development  

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To better design GUI for preschool users, this study suggests three icon design principles: the principle of obvious visibility, the principle of visual resemblance, and the principle of conceptual resemblance. The conceptual reasoning behind the proposed principles is borrowed from research areas of semiotics, picture-reading and neurodevelopment of children. These principles had also been applied to icon designs for the self-made story-authoring software, MyStory. With this application, the readability of the designed icons is investigated. Icon designs violating any proposed principles result in low readability. Five reasons for lower readability are proposed: unrealistic decorative designs, distorted written styles, experience void, overgeneralized association, and infrequently visible.

Shuhui Chiu; Chorng-Shiuh Koong; Sa-Hui Fan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dermal Exposure Assessment: Principles and Applications  

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Health and Health and EPA/600/8-91/011B Environmental Protection Environmental Assessment January 1992 Agency Washington, DC 20460 Interim Report Research and Development Dermal Exposure Assessment: Principles and Applications EPA/600/8 -91/OllB January 1992 Interim Report DERMAL EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS Exposure Assessment Group Office of Health and Environmental Assessment U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C. 20460 DISCLAIMER This document is an interim report subject to review by the Science Advisory Board. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . viii

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) | Department of Energy  

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: CA...

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CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAM An eleven-week in-depth program in the principles, methods, and technologies of Cloud Computing  

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CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAM An eleven-week in-depth program in the principles, methods, and technologies of Cloud Computing DePaul University's Cloud Computing Fundamentals Program provides a comprehensive introduction to essential aspects of Cloud Computing. The program is designed to quickly educate

Schaefer, Marcus

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Inertial Force, Equivalence Principle and Quantum Mechanics  

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On the basis of a manifestly covariant formalism of non-relativistic quantum mechanics in general coordinate systems, proposed by us recently, we derive general expressions for inertial forces. The results enable us further to discuss, and to explain the validity of, the equivalence principle in non-relativistic quantum mechanics.

Minoru Omote; Susumu Kamefuchi

2000-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M405: Integrated Marketing Communications M425: Retail Marketing Strategy M445: Multinational

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M425: Retail Marketing Strategy M430: Sports Marketing M455: Strategic Internet Marketing M

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M401: Professional Selling M405: Integrated Marketing Communication M415: Managing the Sales

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M430: Sports Marketing M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M401: Professional Selling M405: Integrated Marketing Communication M465

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M425: Retail and Marketing Channel Strategies M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M465: Managing Services Marketing M455

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M425: Retail Marketing Strategy M445: International Marketing M475: Export Marketing M455

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M353: Marketing Information Technology M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M401: Professional Selling M405: Integrated Marketing Communications M455: Strategic

de Lijser, Peter

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing  

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REQUIRED COURSES M351: Principles of Marketing M370: Buyer Behavior M379: Marketing Research M405: Advertising & Promotions Strategy M489: Developing Marketing Strategies SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (TWO NEEDED) M353: Marketing Information Technology M430: Sport Marketing M455: Strategic Internet

de Lijser, Peter

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PRAGMATIC PROBLEM-SOLVING FOR HEALTHCARE: PRINCIPLES,  

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, MT 59717 Abstract There is a growing national concern that health care organizations do not have innovation. In an effort to improve the internal systems, health care leaders have adopted various process (TPS), built on basic Industrial Engineering principles, offers powerful tools to revamp health care

Sobek II, Durward K.

178

Coherence principles in dose-finding studies  

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......Trust December 2005 Article Articles Coherence principles in dose-finding studies...Revised April 2005. This paper studies the coherence conditions of dose-finding methods...toxic outcome has just been seen. The coherence conditions, motivated by ethical concerns......

Ying Kuen Cheung

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Peer Review Anew: Three Principles and a  

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INVITED P A P E R Peer Review Anew: Three Principles and a Case Study in Postpublication Quality arisen, especially concerning quality assurance, peer review, reuse, and modification. New innovations are appearing in peer review, endorsement, the measurement of trust, and the understanding of reputation

180

Aluminum: Principled Scenario Exploration through Minimality  

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Aluminum: Principled Scenario Exploration through Minimality Tim Nelson1, Salman Saghafi1, Daniel J. We present Aluminum, a modification of Alloy that presents only minimal scenarios: those that contain no more than is necessary. Aluminum lets users explore the scenario space by adding to scenarios

Dougherty, Daniel J.

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Aluminum: Principled Scenario Exploration through Minimality  

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Aluminum: Principled Scenario Exploration through Minimality Tim Nelson1, Salman Saghafi1, Daniel J Aluminum, a modification of Alloy that presents only minimal scenarios: those that contain no more than is necessary. Aluminum lets users explore the scenario space by adding to scenarios and backtracking. It also

Krishnamurthi, Shriram

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Materials Physics FirstPrinciple Simulations of  

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and Nuclear Engineering; University of New Mexico Email: adatye@unm.edu The current century most likely in the Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico have initiated a closePrinciple Simulations of Catalytic Materials for Energy Generation Prof. Boris Kiefer, Department of Physics, New

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Materials Physics FirstPrinciple Simulations of  

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and Nuclear Engineering; University of New Mexico Email: adatye@unm.edu The production of useful energy of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico have initiated a close collaborationPrinciple Simulations of Catalytic Materials for Energy Generation Prof. Boris Kiefer, Department of Physics, New

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 16, 2008 (HSS CRAD 64-11 Rev. 2)  

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The Essential Systems Functionality (ESF) inspection will evaluate the effectiveness of programs and processes for engineering design and safety basis, construction and installation, configuration management, surveillance testing, maintenance, operations, cognizant system engineer (CSE) and safety system oversight (SSO), and feedback and improvement of selected safety systems. This review will evaluate the effectiveness in maintaining the functionality of these safety systems. The ESF review will be performed in the context of integrated safety management (ISM), although the inspection criteria, activities and lines of inquiry are organized by ESF functional areas rather than ISM principles and core functions.

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Essentials of Energy Key concepts for the day  

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Essentials of Energy 4/14/05 Key concepts for the day Markets monopoly Substitution volatility Energy intensity Levelized costs externalities I. Market essentials Are there working energy markets: how to manage short term markets in order to get the benefits of long term market #12;Energy

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A CLASS OF ESSENTIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF PRODUCT SYSTEMS  

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A CLASS OF ESSENTIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF PRODUCT SYSTEMS REMUS FLORICEL Abstract. We construct a family of essential representations of an arbitrary product system by generalizing some techniques intro of the product system on unital vectors. In the sequel, this classification shows explicitly that any E0

Argerami, Martin

207

Sustainable TransportationSustainable Transportation Principles and PracticesPrinciples and Practices  

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Sustainable TransportationSustainable Transportation Principles and Practices for sustainable practices in Transportation · Provide a context for including sustainable practices and shared commitment #12;WeWe''ll Look at Sustainability at Three Levelsll Look at Sustainability at Three

Kyte, Michael

208

Speed-gradient principle for nonstationary processes in thermodynamics  

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The speed-gradient variational principle (SG-principle) is formulated and applied to thermodynamical systems. It is shown that Prigogine's principle of minimum entropy production and Onsager's symmetry relations can be interpreted in terms of the SG-principle and, therefore, are equivalent to each other. In both cases entropy of the system plays a role of the goal functional. The speed-gradient formulation of thermodynamic principles provide their extended versions, describing transient dynamics of nonstationary systems far from equilibrium. As an example a model of transient (relaxation) dynamics for maximum entropy principle is derived.

Alexander L. Fradkov

2007-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Principle Power Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Principle Power Inc Principle Power Inc Address 93 S. Jackson Street Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98104 Sector Wind energy Product Developing a method so wind turbines can float on ocean waves in deeper coastal waters Website http://www.principlepowerinc.c Coordinates 47.5992095°, -122.3343564° 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":47.5992095,"lon":-122.3343564,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Operating Principles  

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Operating Principles Operating Principles Our wtis.sion is vitcrl ~ r i r l urgent - rue corrstnntly jOcus on missiort outconles. - US nuclear security is the fundamental mission of the NNSA and its laboratories, plants, and test site. - Mission managers bear responsibility for achieving mission outcomes. - Support managers provide technical assistance and support to enable mission delivery. - Our activities reflect a mission-focused, high performing. high reliability enterprise consistently delivering on its commitmerits and addressing national needs. - We constantly strive to drive innovation and reduce barriers to effectively and collaboratively accomplish our mission. Scierrce crnd fecltnology lie crt the hetrrt ?four mission. - The NNSA and its laboratories, plants, and test site are resources to organizations in the US Government

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A disturbance tradeoff principle for quantum measurements  

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We demonstrate a fundamental principle of disturbance tradeoff for quantum measurements, along the lines of the celebrated uncertainty principle: The disturbances associated with measurements performed on distinct yet identically prepared ensembles of systems in a pure state cannot all be made arbitrarily small. Indeed, we show that the average of the disturbances associated with a set of projective measurements is strictly greater than zero whenever the associated observables do not have a common eigenvector. For such measurements, we show an equivalence between disturbance tradeoff measured in terms of fidelity and the entropic uncertainty tradeoff formulated in terms of the Tsallis entropy ($T_{2}$). We also investigate the disturbances associated with the class of non-projective measurements, where the difference between the disturbance tradeoff and the uncertainty tradeoff manifests quite clearly.

Prabha Mandayam; M. D. Srinivas

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

212

A New, Principled Approach to Anomaly Detection  

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Intrusion detection is often described as having two main approaches: signature-based and anomaly-based. We argue that only unsupervised methods are suitable for detecting anomalies. However, there has been a tendency in the literature to conflate the notion of an anomaly with the notion of a malicious event. As a result, the methods used to discover anomalies have typically been ad hoc, making it nearly impossible to systematically compare between models or regulate the number of alerts. We propose a new, principled approach to anomaly detection that addresses the main shortcomings of ad hoc approaches. We provide both theoretical and cyber-specific examples to demonstrate the benefits of our more principled approach.

Ferragut, Erik M [ORNL; Laska, Jason A [ORNL; Bridges, Robert A [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Einstein's Apple: His First Principle of Equivalence  

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After a historical discussion of Einstein's 1907 principle of equivalence, a homogeneous gravitational field in Minkowski spacetime is constructed. It is pointed out that the reference frames in gravitational theory can be understood as spaces with a flat connection and torsion defined through teleparallelism. This kind of torsion was introduced by Einstein in 1928. The concept of torsion is discussed through simple examples and some historical observations.

Engelbert L. Schucking; Eugene J. Surowitz

2012-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles and guidelines for diversity in teamwork  

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As part of Sandia`s Corporate Diversity Program, a Diversity Action Team was assembled to study the impact of diversity on teamwork. We reviewed the available literature on successful teaming, both with homogeneous (more alike than different) and heterogeneous teams. Although many principles and guidelines for successful homogeneous teams also apply to diverse teams, we believe that a document concentrating on diverse teams will be useful both for Sandians and for the outside world.

Berman, M.; Crespin, G.; Garcia, L.R.; Jansma, R.; Lovato, L.; Randall, G.; Sanchez, A.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Uncertainty Principle: Approaches and Applications  

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We review highlights from string theory, black hole physics and doubly special relativity and some "thought" experiments which were suggested to probe the shortest distance and/or the maximum momentum at the Planck scale. The models which are designed to implement the minimal length scale and/or the maximum momentum in different physical systems are analysed entered the literature as the Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP). We compare between them. The existence of a minimal length and a maximum momentum accuracy is preferred by various physical observations. Furthermore, assuming modified dispersion relation allows for a wide range of applications in estimating, for example, the inflationary parameters, Lorentz invariance violation, black hole thermodynamics, Saleker-Wigner inequalities, entropic nature of the gravitational laws, Friedmann equations, minimal time measurement and thermodynamics of the high-energy collisions. One of the higher-order GUP approaches gives predictions for the minimal length uncertainty. Another one predicts a maximum momentum and a minimal length uncertainty, simultaneously. An extensive comparison between the different GUP approaches is summarized. We also discuss the GUP impacts on the equivalence principles including the universality of the gravitational redshift and the free fall and law of reciprocal action and on the kinetic energy of composite system. The concern about the compatibility with the equivalence principles, the universality of gravitational redshift and the free fall and law of reciprocal action should be addressed. We conclude that the value of the GUP parameters remain a puzzle to be verified.

Abdel Nasser Tawfik; Abdel Magied Diab

2014-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Science-Relevant Literacy with Technical Writing in High School  

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By drawing on the in-class work of an on-going literacy outreach project, this paper explains how well-chosen technical writing activities can earn time in high-school science courses by enabling underperforming students (including ESL students) to learn science more effectively. We adapted basic research-based text-design and usability techniques into age-appropriate exercises and cases using the cognitive apprenticeship approach. This enabled high-school students, aided by explicit guidelines, to build their cognitive maturity, learn how to craft good instructions and descriptions, and apply those skills to better note taking and technical talks in their science classes.

Girill, T R

2006-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 31 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures | Department...  

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1 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures Chapter 31 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures 31.1CostReasonableness0.pdf 31.2AllowableFoodandBeverageCostsatDOEandCo...

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First Principles Prediction of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes...  

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First Principles Prediction of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes as a High-Performance Cathode for Li-S Batteries. First Principles Prediction of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes as a...

219

Principles vs. Practices in Undergraduate Microelectronic Systems Education  

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Abstract: The ideal new hire should be strong in fundamental principles and contemporary engineering practices. With the complexity of CAD tools increasing rapidly care should be taken to not over-emphasize practices. Basic principles must not be sacrificed ...

Bradley S. Carlson 1

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles of Secure Information Flow Analysis Geoffrey Smith  

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Principles of Secure Information Flow Analysis Geoffrey Smith School of Computing and Information to explain the #12;2 Geoffrey Smith principles underlying secure information flow analysis and to discuss

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Chapter 31 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures | Department...  

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31 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures Chapter 31 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures 31.1CostReasonableness0.pdf 31.2AllowableFoodandBeverageCostsatDOEandC...

222

Unified Field Theory and Principle of Representation Invariance  

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The main objectives of this article are to postulate a new principle of representation invariance (PRI), and to refine the unified field model of four interactions, derived using the principle of interaction dynamics (PID). Intuitively, PID takes the ... Keywords: Asymptotic freedom, Atom potential, Duality theory of interactions, Electroweak theory, Higgs bosons, Higgs mechanism, Nucleon potential, Principle of Interaction Dynamics (PID), Principle of Representation Invariance (PRI), Quark confinement, Quark potential, Strong interaction force formulas, Unified field equations, Weak interaction force formula, Weak interaction potential

Tian Ma, Shouhong Wang

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Microfabrication Project Proposal Form Principle Investigator: (Person responsible for project)  

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Microfabrication Project Proposal Form Principle Investigator: (Person responsible for project: ___________________________________ Department: _____________________ _________________ __ Phone Number: _________________________ Project Information: Project Title: ________________________________________________________________ Funding Agency

224

Educators: Are You Ready to Teach Energy Literacy? Join our August...  

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pedal for power and experience the difference in physical effort necessary to power incandescent, compact fluorescent, and LED lighting. This lesson highlighted Energy Principle 4,...

225

A Remark About the "Geodesic Principle" in General Relativity  

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A Remark About the "Geodesic Principle" in General Relativity Version 3.0 David B. Malament is the Geodesic Principle: Free massive point particles traverse timelike geodesics. One can think of it as a relativistic version of Newton's first law of motion. It is often claimed that the geodesic principle can

Barrett, Jeffrey A.

226

An Evolutionary Reduction Principle for Mutation Rates at Multiple Loci  

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An Evolutionary Reduction Principle for Mutation Rates at Multiple Loci Lee Altenberg altenber of the reduction principle is found: reduction results at individual loci combine topologically to produce to the reduction principle, and under fine tuning of mutation rates would be expected to have higher mutation rates

Altenberg, Lee

227

Essential Innovations Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV |  

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Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Jump to: navigation, search Name Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Place China Sector Geothermal energy Product Announced in October 2006, this is a JV between Essential Innovation of Canada, Ekistics Town Planning also of Canada, and Jiangsu Sifang Culture Industry of China. The JV is to manufacture geothermal loop-field technology. References Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV is a company located in China .

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Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of  

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

Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 16, 2008 (HSS CRAD 64-11 Rev. 2) Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 16, 2008 (HSS CRAD 64-11 Rev. 2) The Essential Systems Functionality (ESF) inspection will evaluate the effectiveness of programs and processes for engineering design and safety basis, construction and installation, configuration management, surveillance testing, maintenance, operations, cognizant system engineer (CSE) and safety system oversight (SSO), and feedback and improvement of selected safety systems. This review will evaluate the effectiveness in maintaining the functionality of these safety systems. The ESF review will be performed in the context of integrated safety management (ISM), although

229

Non-essential amino acid metabolism in rats  

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NON-ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID METABOLISM IN RATS A Thesis by JAMES DARRELL CROOKS, JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1971 Major Subject...: Animal Nutrition O 4 0 E ? NON ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID METABOLISM IN RATS A Thesis by JAMES DARRELL CROOKS& JR. Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Committee) (Member) (Head of Department) (Member) May 197 1 ABSTRACT Non...

Crooks, James Darrell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

230

Towards evaluating the map literacy of planners in 2D maps and 3D models in South Africa  

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1 Towards evaluating the map literacy of planners in 2D maps and 3D models in South Africa, Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Metereology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa 2 GIScience Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Abstract South Africa is faced

?öltekin, Arzu

231

Gravitational tests of the Generalized Uncertainty Principle  

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We compute the corrections to the Schwarzschild metric necessary to reproduce the Hawking temperature derived from a Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP), so that the GUP deformation parameter is directly linked to the deformation of the metric. Using this modified Schwarzschild metric, we compute corrections to the standard General Relativistic predictions for the light deflection and perihelion precession, both for planets in the solar system and for binary pulsars. This analysis allows us to set bounds for the GUP deformation parameter from well-known astronomical measurements.

Scardigli, Fabio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Gravitational tests of the Generalized Uncertainty Principle  

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We compute the corrections to the Schwarzschild metric necessary to reproduce the Hawking temperature derived from a Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP), so that the GUP deformation parameter is directly linked to the deformation of the metric. Using this modified Schwarzschild metric, we compute corrections to the standard General Relativistic predictions for the light deflection and perihelion precession, both for planets in the solar system and for binary pulsars. This analysis allows us to set bounds for the GUP deformation parameter from well-known astronomical measurements.

Fabio Scardigli; Roberto Casadio

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

umerical simulation and modeling are increasingly essential to basic  

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on first- principles mathematical physics descriptions are es- sential to understanding the solar system's plasma phenomena, including the large-scale solar corona, the solar wind's interaction with planetary magnetos- pheres, comets, and interstellar medium, and the ini- tiation, structure, and evolution of solar

De Zeeuw, Darren L.

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Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future |  

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

Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future January 15, 2014 - 8:00am Addthis Learn how wide bandgap semiconductors could impact clean energy technology and our daily lives. | Video by Sarah Gerrity and Matty Greene, Energy Department. Dr. Ernest Moniz Dr. Ernest Moniz Secretary of Energy What are the key facts? North Carolina State University will lead the Energy Department's new manufacturing innovation institute for the next generation of power electronics, focusing on wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors. Building America's leadership in WBG semiconductor manufacturing while driving down the cost of the technology could lead to more affordable products for businesses and consumers, billions of dollars in energy

235

Supervisory Essentials: Strategies for Success! | Department of Energy  

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

Supervisory Essentials: Strategies for Success! Supervisory Essentials: Strategies for Success! Supervisory Essentials: Strategies for Success! September 11, 2013 8:30AM EDT to September 12, 2013 4:00PM EDT Registration link: CHRIS (002072/0037) $600 Course type: Classroom Course Location: DOE Headquarters, Forrestal Building, Washington, DC /Room 1E-245 Course Description: This course is designed to assist new first-line supervisors in developing the competencies they need to achieve their primary responsibilities, some of which include: Accomplishing the goals of their units through the work of their employees; ensuring that the work of their employees is of the highest possible quality. The course can also assist newly appointed managers as well as serve as a refresher for experienced supervisors and managers who would like a refresher. This

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Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid | Department  

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Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid Redefining Customer Service is Essential to Modernizing Grid December 13, 2010 - 2:44pm Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What does this mean for me? Utilities should be communicating to you about projects to modernize the grid that are effecting you. When was the last time you talked to your electricity provider about something besides a service or billing problem? Put another way, does your utility ask for your opinion on its plans for the future? Do you feel like your concerns are heard? There has been a lot of news lately about projects that focus on modernizing the electric grid, with some of it focused on legitimate

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Chapter 3 - Principles of Water Purification  

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Abstract This chapter describes the principles of water purification. An important point to observe is the difference between purifying drinking water and purifying water optimal for life of organisms. In the former case, it is important that organisms, prokaryotes and protists, are effectively killed in the water treatment. In the latter instance, the purified water must allow all organisms to live. Chlorination and other treatments that are used to purify drinking water are toxic to all organisms. Water treatment first mechanically removes large objects, whereafter much of the organic material is biodegraded via digestion by anaerobic and aerobic bacteria. When wastes are biodegraded, production of biogas and heat occurs. A final step in wastewater treatment involves the removal of certain compounds, such as phosphorus by precipitation as, for example, insoluble iron phosphate, and of some metals by hyperaccumulating plants.

Mikko Nikinmaa

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Workforce Planning | 408-924-2250  

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES CHECKLIST Workforce Planning | 408-924-2250 HR: 07 of the requested position, and submit to Workforce Planning with other required material. General Information & RESPONSIBILITIES CHECKLIST Workforce Planning | 408-924-2250 HR: 07/01/08 Assists students with add/drop forms

Eirinaki, Magdalini

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Essential Terrestrial Variable data workflows for distributed water resources modeling  

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This paper discusses a prototype infrastructure, HydroTerre, that provides researchers, educators and resource managers with seamless access to geospatial/geotemporal data for supporting physics-based numerical models. The prototype defines the supporting ... Keywords: Data workflow, Distributed hydrologic model, Essential Terrestrial Variables, Geographic information systems, HydroTerre, PIHM, Web services

Lorne Leonard; Christopher J. Duffy

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The Essentials for GA Water Planning The Relationship  

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Water Plan and the Alabama-Florida-Georgia Water Sharing Dispute (The failure to agree on the two Management F. Conservation & Reuse a. Programs for Water Use Efficiency b. Consumptive Use & Return Flows GThe Essentials for GA Water Planning The Relationship Between the Proposed GA State Comprehensive

Rosemond, Amy Daum

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Composition of the essential oil of White sage, Salvia apiana.  

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The essential oil of white sage, Salvia apiana, was obtained by steam distillation and analysed by GC-MS. A total of 13 components were identified, accounting for >99.9% of the oil. The primary component was 1,8-cineole, accounting for 71.6% of the oil.

Hochrein, James Michael; Irwin, Adriane Nadine; Borek, Theodore Thaddeus, III

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ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American  

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ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards Edition: January 2010 Copyright by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 West 43rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York 10036. This material may be copied without permission from ANSI only

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SRP essentials Werner Almesberger !Werner.Almesberger@epfl.ch? 1 ,  

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SRP essentials Werner Almesberger !Werner.Almesberger@epfl.ch? 1 , Tiziana Ferrari !Tiziana of the design of SRP, a highly scalable resource reservation protocol for Internet traffic. 1 About this paper This paper is a short introduction to the ``Scalable Reservation Protocol'' (SRP). It aims to provide

Almesberger, Werner

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IntroductIon This document provides essential information,  

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, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, History, Consumer Studies, Information Technology, Languages (one language of learning and teaching at a higher education institution and two other recognized languageIntroductIon This document provides essential information, for holders of a National Senior

Jarrett, Thomas H.

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Introduction Protein secretion is an essential process in prokaryotes and  

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Introduction Protein secretion is an essential process in prokaryotes and eukaryotes (Matlack et al., 1998). Protein synthesis takes place in the cytoplasm, therefore secretion requires one protein not understood. Protein translocation across biological membranes is dependent on temperature and membrane lipid

Cheng, Chi-Hing Christina

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Essentials of the 5th Educators' Symposium at MODELS 2009  

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Essentials of the 5th Educators' Symposium at MODELS 2009 Robert France (A) , Martin Gogolla (B on the Educators' Symposium held at the MODELS 2009 conference. It shortly explains motivation of the sympo­ sium, shows the accepted papers of the symposium and mentions the people who have contributed. 1 Motivation

Gogolla, Martin - Fachbereich 3

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Department of Energy reaches an agreement in principle on the...  

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in principle with California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and NASA on the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL) site in Simi Valley. "The...

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Proposed Structure and Organizing Principles for Low Income Energy...  

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Structure and Organizing Principles for Low Income Energy Efficiency Workgroup 1 Background As part of Post-2011-Review, BPA agreed to convene a low income energy efficiency...

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Structure and Organizing Principles for Low Income Energy Efficiency  

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Organizing Principles for Low Income Energy Efficiency Workgroup 1 Background As part of Post-2011-Review, BPA agreed to convene a low income energy efficiency workgroup. The...

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INVITED REVIEW Principles of Docking: An Overview of Search Algorithms  

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mechanics, namely, populations. Docking and fold- ing are interrelated. From the purely physical stand- point, binding and folding are analogous processes, with similar underlying principles. Computation

Batzoglou, Serafim

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First-principles calculations of the electronic structure, phase...  

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calculations of the electronic structure, phase transition and properties of ZrSiO4 polymorphs. First-principles calculations of the electronic structure, phase transition and...

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Jeung Gon Kim > Principle Research Engineer - Samsung Cheil Industries...  

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Jeung Gon Kim Principle Research Engineer - Samsung Cheil Industries Former Postdoc with the Coates Group, Jeung Gon returned to Korea to work with Samsung...

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Photonic design principles for ultrahigh-efficiency photovoltaics  

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Photonic design principles for ultrahigh-efficiency photovoltaics Harry A the way for ultrahigh efficiency photovoltaics. Energy loss in Carnot cycle

Faraon, Andrei

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To Principles of Quantum Mechanics Development  

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New insight to the principles of the quantum physics development is given. The correct ways for the construction of new versions of quantum mechanics on the second main postulate base are discussed. The conclusion on the status of the second main postulate is given. Its formulation in all textbooks has to be represented in the form of statement, since the hypothesis of Schr\\"odinger on the existance of the field scalar function, being to be observable quantity, just charge density, is strictly proved for the case of EM-field, the role of which is argued to be decisive for the dynamics of the atomic systems. It is shown, that the field scalar function, being to be the function the only of coordinates and time, actually describes the state of the system. The second main postulate in Schr\\"odinger formulation is mathematically strictly grounded, but in the popular probabilistic form used in modern textbooks on quantum theory it cannot be proved. The probabilistic theatise, proposed by Born is true in a number of...

Yerchuck, Dmitri; Borovik, Felix; Yerchak, Yauhen; Stelmakh, Vyacheslav; Dodin, Ilya

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To Principles of Quantum Mechanics Development  

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New insight to the principles of the quantum physics development is given. The correct ways for the construction of new versions of quantum mechanics on the second main postulate base are discussed. The conclusion on the status of the second main postulate is given. Its formulation in all textbooks has to be represented in the form of statement, since the hypothesis of Schr\\"odinger on the existance of the field scalar function, being to be observable quantity, just charge density, is strictly proved for the case of EM-field, the role of which is argued to be decisive for the dynamics of the atomic systems. It is shown, that the field scalar function, being to be the function the only of coordinates and time, actually describes the state of the system. The second main postulate in Schr\\"odinger formulation is mathematically strictly grounded, but in the popular probabilistic form used in modern textbooks on quantum theory it cannot be proved. The probabilistic theatise, proposed by Born is true in a number of special cases, quite correctly indicated by Dirac. The possible ways of the development of quantum theory, based on clear understanding of the origin of corpuscular-wave dualism are analysed.

Dmitri Yerchuck; Alla Dovlatova; Felix Borovik; Yauhen Yerchak; Vyacheslav Stelmakh

2014-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 1. Basic principles of membrane contactors  

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Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the basic principles of membrane contactors. The membrane contactors identify the membrane systems that are employed to keep two phases in contact. To avoid the mixing of the two phases, the operating pressures must be controlled. The pressure of the aqueous/polar phase has to be equal to or higher than the pressure of the wetting/filling phase. In membrane strippers and scrubbers, a liquid is in contact with a gas, the difference between the two systems being the direction in which the species are transferred: from the liquid to the gas and vice versa, respectively. In supported liquid membranes, the micropores of the membrane are filled by an organic phase and the membrane is located between two aqueous phases. Membrane distillation is the only example of membrane contactor where the driving force is related to a temperature gradient across the membrane. Osmotic distillation performs the same work of the membrane distillation but uses a different method for creating the partial pressure gradient. Membrane crystallizers represent a particular application of membrane and osmotic distillation. Membrane emulsifiers employ both hydrophobic and hydrophilic membranes for creating microemulsions. Membrane contactors can be also used to carry out catalytic reactions.

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From Conventional to Organic: Weed Management Principles for the  

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From Conventional to Organic: Weed Management Principles for the Transition Years Fabián Menalled weed management tool is located between your ears www.forages.oregonsate.edu #12;Today, we'll talk more about principles than specific practices #12;Outline for Today's Presentation Transitioning to organic

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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The long-term management of nuclear emergencies: the principles  

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......Article Articles Off-Site Nuclear Emergency Management...long-term management of nuclear emergencies: the principles...Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University...LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT OF NUCLEAR EMERGENCIES: THE PRINCIPLES...Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University......

Keith Baverstock; Aleg Cherp; Patrick Gray

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A proof-theoretic account of classical principles of truth  

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Abstract This paper explores the interface between principles of self-applicable truth and classical logic. To this end, the proof-theoretic strength of a number of axiomatic theories of truth over intuitionistic logic is determined. The theories considered correspond to the maximal consistent collections of fifteen truth-theoretic principles as isolated in Leigh and Rathjen (2012).

G.E. Leigh

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The Evolutionary Reduction Principle for Linear Variation in Genetic Transmission  

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The Evolutionary Reduction Principle for Linear Variation in Genetic Transmission Lee Altenberg of modifier gene models, in which a neutral gene is posited to control the transmission of other genes under principle": in a population near equilibrium, a new modifier allele that scales equally all transition

Altenberg, Lee

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Optimization of Microfluidic Fuel Cells Using Transport Principles  

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Optimization of Microfluidic Fuel Cells Using Transport Principles ... In this paper, we describe an approach to designing microfluidic fuel cells that optimizes the reaction?depletion boundary layer using transport principles. ... The data represented as ? or in Figure 7 correspond to microfluidic fuel cells where the gap between consecutive electrodes was not optimized. ...

Jinkee Lee; Keng Guan Lim; G. Tayhas R. Palmore; Anubhav Tripathi

2007-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy literacy of secondary students in New York State (USA): A measure of knowledge, affect, and behavior  

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Energy literacy, which encompasses broad content knowledge as well as affective and behavioral characteristics, will empower people to make appropriate energy-related choices and embrace changes in the way we harness and consume energy. Energy literacy was measured with a written questionnaire completed by 3708 secondary students in New York State, USA. Results indicate that students are concerned about energy problems (affective subscale mean 73% of the maximum attainable score), yet relatively low cognitive (42% correct) and behavioral (65% of the maximum) scores suggest that students may lack the knowledge and skills they need to effectively contribute toward solutions. High school (HS) students scored significantly better than middle school (MS) students on the cognitive subscale; gains were greatest on topics included in NY State educational standards, and less on topics related to practical energy knowledge such as ways to save energy. Despite knowledge gains, there was a significant drop in energy conservation behavior between the MS and HS students. Intercorrelations between groups of questions indicate energy-related behaviors are more strongly related to affect than to knowledge. These findings underscore the need for education that improves energy literacy by impacting student attitudes, values and behaviors, as well as broad content knowledge.

Jan E. DeWaters; Susan E. Powers

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Need for Essential Consumer Protections: Smart metering proposals and  

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metering metering proposals and the move to time-based pricing. August 2010 The Need for Essential Consumer Protections: Smart metering proposals and the move to time-based pricing. August 2010 There is widespread consensus that the U.S. distribution and transmission systems for vital electricity service need to be modernized and upgraded. This modernization has been recently promoted under the rubric of the Smart Grid. The Smart Grid vision has three primary parts: (1) new communication and digital sensors and automation capabilities for the distribution and transmission systems; (2) new digital metering systems for all customers; and (3) direct interfaces between the new metering systems and customers through inhome technologies. The Need for Essential Consumer Protections: Smart metering proposals and

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State Agreement-In-Principle Program Guidance Memorandum | Department of  

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State Agreement-In-Principle Program Guidance Memorandum State Agreement-In-Principle Program Guidance Memorandum State Agreement-In-Principle Program Guidance Memorandum United States GovernmentDepartment of Energy Memorandum DATE: December 22, 1995 REPLY TO ATTN OF: EM-75 SUBJECT: State Agreement-in-Principle Program Guidance TO: Manager, Albuquerque Operations Office Manager, Chicago Operations Office Manager, Idaho Operations Office Manager, Nevada Operations Office Manager, Oak Ridge Operations Office Manager, Ohio Field Office Manager, Richland Operations Office Manager, Rocky Flats Field Office Manager, Oakland Operations Office Manager, Savannah River Operations Office The purpose of this memorandum is to provide you with guidance on the State Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) program. The guidance includes a collection of

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Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and  

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Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:49pm Addthis The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides guidance and assistance for compliance with the guiding principles established by the 2006 Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which became mandatory through Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and reinforced in E.O. 13514. The common set of guiding principles include those for: Integrated design Energy performance Water conservation Materials to help: Reduce the total ownership cost of facilities Improve energy efficiency and water conservation

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Seismic functionality of essential relays in operating nuclear plants  

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The regulatory criteria for licensing of nuclear power plants require that certain safety-related equipment and systems be designed to function during and following a postulated, design basis earthquake. Demonstration of seismic adequacy must be performed and formally documented by shake-table testing, analysis or other specified methods. Since many older, operating nuclear power plants were designed and constructed prior to the issuance of the current seismic qualification criteria, the NRC has questioned whether the seismic adequacy of the essential equipment has been adequately demonstrated and documented. This concern is identified in Unresolved Safety Issue A-46, Seismic Qualification of Equipment in Operating Nuclear Power Plants. In response to this concern, a group of affected plant owners, the Seismic Qualification Utility Group (SQUG), with support from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), has undertaken a program to demonstrate the seismic adequacy of essential equipment by the use of actual experience with such equipment in plants which have undergone significant earthquakes and by the use of available seismic qualification data for similar equipment. An important part of this program is the development of data and the methodology for verifying the functionality of electrical relays used in essential circuits needed for plant shutdown during a seismic event. This paper describes this part of the Seismic Qualification Utility Group program. The relay functionality evaluation methodology is being developed under EPRI Project No. RP2849-1.

W.R. Schmidt; R.P. Kassawara

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review article Use of essential oils for the control of Varroa jacobsoni  

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Review article Use of essential oils for the control of Varroa jacobsoni Oud. in honey bee colonies - Essential oils and essential oil components offer an attractive alternative to synthetic acaricides (mainly monoterpenes) are the main components of essential oils, comprising about 90 % of the total. More

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Giant Molecules: Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving (Seymour, Raymond B.; Caraher, Charles E.)  

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Giant Molecules: Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving (Seymour, Raymond B.; Caraher, Charles E.) ...

George B. Kauffman

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethical principles and guidelines for the development of cognitive systems.  

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As cognitive systems technologies emerge, so too do the ethical issues surrounding their development and use. To develop cognitive systems technologies responsibly, Sandia National Laboratories is establishing a framework to proactively address both real and potential ethical issues. This report contains the principles and guidelines developers can use to guide them as they are confronted with ethical issues related to developing cognitive systems technologies as they apply to U.S. national security. A process to apply these principles offers a practical way to transfer these principles from paper to a working strategy. Case studies are presented to reflect upon potential scenarios and to consider resolution strategies.

Shaneyfelt, Wendy

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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Energy Literacy Principle 6 Education Toolbox Search Education Toolbox Search Enter terms Search Retain current filters Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Article Energy Literacy in...

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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Energy Literacy Principle 7 Education Toolbox Search Education Toolbox Search Enter terms Search Retain current filters Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Article Energy Literacy in...

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Education Toolbox Search | Department of Energy  

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energy.goveereeducationdownloadswhats-cooking Current search Search found 1 item Energy Usage Remove Energy Usage filter Energy Literacy Principle 3 Remove Energy Literacy...

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State Agreements-In-Principle | Department of Energy  

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Compliance » State Compliance » State Agreements-In-Principle State Agreements-In-Principle The EM Office of Regulatory Compliance coordinates within EM offices and other Departmental organizations to review proposed Agreements-in-Principle (AIPs) with States. We review proposed agreements and, if necessary, develop program policies to support Program and Field Office implementation of the AIP program. On December 22, 1995, EM-1 released the State Agreement-In-Principle Program Guidance Memorandum. The guidance memorandum has several attachments to it, including frequently asked questions and answers regarding AIPs, mandatory and optional provisions, and model language. On August 14, 1994, EM-1 released the Delegation of Authority Memorandum, which describes authorities for various financial assistance agreements. It

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Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change Principles for  

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Principles for Fostering Sustainability Principles for Fostering Sustainability The following eight principles serve as the foundational building blocks for developing strategies to achieve institutional change-but they are not the strategies themselves. They are derived from academic literature and inform the framework for achieving institutional change in a Federal organization. Each statement is followed by a general strategy for how the principle can be translated into action. Social Network and Communications: Institutions and people change because they see or hear of others (individuals, groups, institutions, firms) behaving differently, so make sure staff see or hear about others who have changed their office energy use or patterns of behavior. Multiple Motivations: Institutions and people almost always change their ways of doing things for more than one reason, so provide different and combined appeals.

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Continuous Change Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Continuous Change Institutional Change Principle Continuous Change Institutional Change Principle Continuous Change Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:13am Addthis Because it takes time to establish institutional change, Federal agencies need multiyear plans that continuously work to achieve, reinforce, and improve significant and persistent sustainability goals. Sustainability efforts ultimately may fail unless organizational change becomes "the way we do business." This principle is in line with organization research showing that institutional change is a multiyear process. Methods Institutional change is a long process that requires patience and persistence. For instance, the trial period for a new behavior must be long enough to allow people to form new habits. The key is to think long-term

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Chiral solitons with bohm potential by He's variational principle  

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The chiral nonlinear Schroedinger's equation with Bohm potential is integrated. The technique that is carried out to integrate this equation is He's semi-inverse variational principle. The numerical simulation is also included.

Biswas, A. [Delaware State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Center for Research and Education in Optical Sciences and Applications (United States); Milovic, D. [University of Nis, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Department of Telecommunications (Serbia)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Principle of Smooth Fit for Killed Diffusions  

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On the Principle of Smooth Fit for Killed Diffusions Farman Samee To appear in Electron. Commun of Smooth Fit for Killed Diffusions Farman Samee Research Report No. 16, 2006, Probab. Statist. Group

Sidorov, Nikita

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CSE526: Principles of Programming Languages (Spring 2003) Scott Stoller  

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CSE526: Principles of Programming Languages (Spring 2003) Scott Stoller Exam 1 (version 25mar2003- edly reads inputs until it reads a value k that is not equal to the current value of v

Stoller, Scott

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The Uncertainty Principle Determines the Nonlocality of Quantum Mechanics  

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...Wehner S. , Relaxed uncertainty relations and information processing . QIC 9 , 801 ( 2009 ). Abstract 5 Paw?owski M. ., Information causality as a physical principle . Nature 461 , 1101 ( 2009 ). 10.1038/nature08400 19847260 6 W. van Dam...

Jonathan Oppenheim; Stephanie Wehner

2010-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Evidence-Based Principles in Clinical Practice  

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To help students better understand how to use evidence-based principles in clinical practice, Prof. Storkel is revising her SPLH 880 course so that students can access evidence from clinical research and apply it to specific patients....

Storkel, Holly Lynn

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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First-Principles Prediction of Thermodynamically Reversible Hydrogen...  

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First-Principles Prediction of Thermodynamically Reversible Hydrogen Storage Reactions in the Li-Mg-Ca-B-H system Home Author: V. Ozolins, E. H. Majzoub, C. Wolverton Year: 2009...

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Design of water-splitting photocatalysts by first principles computations  

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This thesis focuses on the design of novel inorganic water-splitting photocatalysts for solar applications using first principles computations. Water-splitting photocatalysts are materials that can photo-catalyze the ...

Wu, Yabi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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5.111 Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2005  

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Introduction to chemistry, with emphasis on basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. Introduction to the chemistry of ...

Ceyer, Sylvia Teresse

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Multiple Motivations Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Multiple Motivations Institutional Change Principle Multiple Motivations Institutional Change Principle Multiple Motivations Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:02am Addthis The multiple motivations principle suggests that a portfolio approach-rather than a single strategy-may be required to achieve change. Research demonstrates that people and institutions adopt new behaviors for many reasons. They likely need more than one reason for changing their current behavior. Therefore, people may shift to more sustainable, energy-efficient behaviors in the workplace because those actions are part of the agency's mission, lower costs, make work life easier or healthier, and are the "right thing to do." Methods Because individuals have different motivations, a variety of approaches should be used to change behavior. Such approaches can range widely, from

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Principles of Heating and Cooling | Department of Energy  

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Principles of Heating and Cooling Principles of Heating and Cooling Principles of Heating and Cooling May 30, 2012 - 6:04pm Addthis To heat and cool your house efficiently, it is important to know how heat transfers to and from objects. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/kryzanek. To heat and cool your house efficiently, it is important to know how heat transfers to and from objects. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/kryzanek. Understanding how heat is transferred from the outdoors into your home and from your home to your body is important for understanding the challenge of keeping your house cool. Understanding the processes that help keep your body cool is important in understanding cooling strategies for your home. Principles of Heat Transfer Heat is transferred to and from objects -- such as you and your home -- via

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Federal Energy Management Program: Guiding Principles for Federal  

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Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings FEMP provides guidance and assistance for compliance with the guiding principles established by the 2006 Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which became mandatory through Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and reinforced in E.O. 13514. The common set of guiding principles include those for: Integrated design Energy performance Water conservation Materials to help: Reduce the total ownership cost of facilities Improve energy efficiency and water conservation Provide safe, healthy, and productive building environments Promote sustainable environmental stewardship. See the Interagency Sustainability Working Group's 2008 High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance.

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Large Deviations Principle for Stochastic Scalar Conservation Laws  

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We investigate large deviations for a family of conservative stochastic PDEs (conservation laws) in the asymptotic of jointly vanishing noise and viscosity. We obtain a first large deviations principle in a space of Young measures. The associated rate functional vanishes on a wide set, the so-called set of measure-valued solutions to the limiting conservation law. We therefore investigate a second order large deviations principle, thus providing a quantitative characterization of non-entropic solutions to the conservation law.

Mauro Mariani

2008-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of parameter analysis principles in design: an experimental study  

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APPLICATION OF PARAMETER ANALYSIS PRINCIPLES IN DESIGN: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY A Thesis by VINAI ROJANAVANICH Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1991 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering APPLICATION OF PARAMETER ANALYSIS PRINCIPLES IN DESIGN: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY A Thesis by VINAI ROJANAVANICH Approved as to style and content by: David G. sson (Chair...

Rojanavanich, Vinai

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time-dependent first-principles approaches to PV materials  

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Computational scheme for designing photovoltaic (PV) materials is presented. First-principles electron dynamics of photo-excitation and subsequent electron-hole splitting is performed based on the time-dependent density functional theory. Photo-induced enhancement of dipole moment was observed in a polar crystal and a donor-acceptor molecular pair. These experiences will pave a way to design PV material from first-principles simulations.

Miyamoto, Yoshiyuki [Nanosystem Research Institute, AIST, Central 2, 1-1-1, Umezono, Tsukuba, 305-8568 (Japan)

2013-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic Circular Dichroism of Proteins from First-Principles Calculations  

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Electronic Circular Dichroism of Proteins from First-Principles Calculations ... The circular dichroism (CD) spectra of 47 proteins in the far-ultraviolet have been calculated from first principles, using a parameter set derived from ab initio calculations on N-methylacetamide. ... An important aspect of calculating protein CD spectra is the accurate parametrization of the ground and excited electronic states of the amide chromophore. ...

Jonathan D. Hirst; Karl Colella; Andrew T. B. Gilbert

2003-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The Need for Essential Consumer Protections: Smart Metering Proposals and  

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Metering Metering Proposals and the Move to Time-Based Pricing The Need for Essential Consumer Protections: Smart Metering Proposals and the Move to Time-Based Pricing There is a widespread consensus that the U.S. distribution and transmission systems for vital electricity service need to be modernized and upgraded to handle not only load growth, but the integration of renewable resources and the potential for a significant increase in electric-powered vehicles. This modernization has been recently promoted under the rubric of the Smart Grid. The Smart Grid vision has three primary parts: (1) new communication and digital sensors and automation capabilities for the distribution and transmission systems, designed to make the grid more reliable and capable of integrating renewable and local-level distribution

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Histone demethylase JMJD5 is essential for embryonic development  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Histone demethylase JMJD5 is essential for embryogenesis. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Transcription of tumor suppressor p53 is upregulated in JMJD5 knockout embryos. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer JMJD5 may antagonize p53-dependent growth inhibition and apoptosis. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer JMJD5 is overexpressed in leukemias and breast cancer. -- Abstract: Histone lysine methylation is pivotal in regulating chromatin structure and thus profoundly affects the transcriptome. JMJD5 (jumonji C domain-containing 5) is a histone demethylase that specifically removes methyl moieties from dimethylated lysine 36 on histone H3 and exerts a pro-proliferative effect on breast cancer cells. Here, we generated JMJD5 knockout mice in order to study the physiological significance of this enzyme. Whereas heterozygous knockout mice displayed no overt phenotype, homozygous JMJD5 knockouts died around day 10 of embryonal development. JMJD5{sup -/-} embryos showed delayed development already at E8.5 and were actively resorbed at E10.5. While strong JMJD5 expression was observed only in the yolk sac at E8.5, JMJD5 was robustly expressed in E10.5 embryos at several sites, including the heart and eye. Lack of JMJD5 resulted in transcriptional upregulation of the tumor suppressor p53. Concurrently, the cell cycle inhibitor p21 and the pro-apoptotic molecule Noxa, both of which are prominent p53 target genes, became strongly upregulated in JMJD5{sup -/-} embryos. Collectively, our data indicate that JMJD5 is essential during embryonal development and a repressor of p53 expression. The latter suggests that JMJD5 has oncogenic activity and accordingly JMJD5 is upregulated in leukemias and breast cancer.

Oh, Sangphil [Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (United States)] [Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (United States); Janknecht, Ralf, E-mail: ralf-janknecht@ouhsc.edu [Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (United States)] [Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (United States)

2012-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Antioxidant-Essential Oil Gel as a Treatment for Gingivitis in Orthodontic Patients  

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment effect of an antioxidant-essential oil gel on orthodontic patients with generalized gingivitis. The gel contains the essential oils menthol and thymol, and the antioxidants ferulic acid...

Martin, Benjamin John

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Are sleep-related breathing disorders important contributing factors to the production of essential hypertension?  

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About 50% of all patients with essential hypertension have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and another 40% of essential hypertension patients are habitual snorers, but without OSA. There is now convincing evide...

Donald S. Silverberg MD; Arie Oksenberg PhD

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aldehyde dehydrogenase is essential for both adult and larval ethanol resistance in Drosophila melanogaster  

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Aldehyde dehydrogenase is essential for both adult and larval ethanol resistance in Drosophila dehydrogenase (ALDH) is essential for ethanol metabolism in mammals, converting the highly toxic intermediate), the enzyme responsible for converting ethanol to acetaldehyde. Here, we report the creation

Bi, Xin

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Quantum Mechanics and the Principle of Least Radix Economy  

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A new variational method, the principle of least radix economy, is formulated. The mathematical and physical relevance of the radix economy, also called digit capacity, is established, showing how physical laws can be derived from this concept in a unified way. The principle reinterprets and generalizes the principle of least action yielding two classes of physical solutions: least action paths and quantum wavefunctions. A new physical foundation of the Hilbert space of quantum mechanics is then accomplished and it is used to derive the Schr\\"odinger and Dirac equations and the breaking of the commutativity of spacetime geometry. The formulation provides an explanation of how determinism and random statistical behavior coexist in spacetime and a framework is developed that allows dynamical processes to be formulated in terms of chains of digits. These methods lead to a new (pre-geometrical) foundation for Lorentz transformations and special relativity. The Parker-Rhodes combinatorial hierarchy is encompassed within our approach and this leads to an estimate of the interaction strength of the electromagnetic and gravitational forces that agrees with the experimental values to an error of less than one thousandth. Finally, it is shown how the principle of least-radix economy naturally gives rise to Boltzmann's principle of classical statistical thermodynamics. A new expression for a general (path-dependent) nonequilibrium entropy is proposed satisfying the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Vladimir Garcia-Morales

2015-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Y-12 Sustainable Design Principles for Building Design and Construction  

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B&W Y-12 is committed to modernizing the Y-12 complex to meet future needs with a sustainable and responsive infrastructure and to integrating sustainability principles and practices into Y-12 work (Y72-001, B&W Y-12 Environmental, Safety and Health Policy). This commitment to sustainability and specifically sustainable design of buildings is also incorporated into Presidential Executive Orders (EO), DOE Orders (DOE O), and goals. Sustainable building design is an approach to design, construct, and operate facilities in an efficient and environmentally sound manner that will produce a healthful, resource-efficient and productive working environment that is inherently protective of the environment. The DOE has established the following 5 Guiding Principles for High Performance Sustainable Building (HPSB), and has issued directives that require Y-12 to incorporate the principles and a number of supporting specific practices and techniques into building design, construction and renovation projects: (1) Employ Integrated Design Principles; (2) Optimize Energy Performance; (3) Protect and Conserve Water; (4) Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality; and (5) Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials. The purpose of this document is to present the required sustainable building principles, practices and techniques, summarize the key drivers for incorporating them into Y-12 projects, and present additional recommendations and resources that can be used to support sustainable buildings to enhance the environmental and economic performance of the Y-12 Complex.

Jackson, J. G.

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maize Transformation -The First Papers to Copy and Read *Absolutely Essential  

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to protocol; Essential reading Armstrong, C.L., Green, C.E. and Phillips, R.L. (1991) DevelopmentMaize Transformation - The First Papers to Copy and Read *Absolutely Essential *Armstrong, C. Essential reading; how `HiII' line was derived. Armstrong, C.L. and Green, C.E. (1985) Establishment

Raizada, Manish N.

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Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy | Department of Energy  

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Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy May 16, 2012 - 5:35pm Addthis Richard Kauffman Richard Kauffman Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy Editor's note: this article originally appeared in the National Journal. Boom and Bust comes at a critical moment for the future of clean energy in the US. On one hand, the recent global scale-up in clean energy deployment has significantly reduced costs in that sector, for example a 75 percent decline in the price of solar panels and a 27 percent decline in wind turbines between 2008 and 2012. On the other, at the very moment when these technologies are becoming economically competitive with traditional generation in many parts of the country, a looming 75 percent contraction

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Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy | Department of Energy  

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Principles For Clean-Energy Policy Principles For Clean-Energy Policy Two Principles For Clean-Energy Policy May 16, 2012 - 5:35pm Addthis Richard Kauffman Richard Kauffman Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy Editor's note: this article originally appeared in the National Journal. Boom and Bust comes at a critical moment for the future of clean energy in the US. On one hand, the recent global scale-up in clean energy deployment has significantly reduced costs in that sector, for example a 75 percent decline in the price of solar panels and a 27 percent decline in wind turbines between 2008 and 2012. On the other, at the very moment when these technologies are becoming economically competitive with traditional generation in many parts of the country, a looming 75 percent contraction in federal support threatens the progress we have made at the exact moment

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Information and Feedback Institutional Change Principle | Department of  

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Information and Feedback Institutional Change Principle Information and Feedback Institutional Change Principle Information and Feedback Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:07am Addthis Information alone, however, is unlikely to lead to action. Federal and commercial programs have demonstrated reductions in energy use from delivery of reports to customers. By providing actionable information and feedback that are tailored to specific workplace situations, Federal agencies can help to spur and maintain behaviors that save energy and resources. Methods However, for sustainability, providing information to create awareness and engagement may be an important component of an action plan. People often have to contend with information overload. Therefore, recipients need to see the information and resources provided as salient and, ideally, useful

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Social Empowerment Institutional Change Principle | Department of Energy  

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Empowerment Institutional Change Principle Empowerment Institutional Change Principle Social Empowerment Institutional Change Principle October 8, 2013 - 11:11am Addthis By creating a context in which workers feel empowered to take action, Federal agencies can promote behaviors and behavior changes that support their sustainability goals. When individuals and organizations believe they can reach desirable social goals, they often do-as is shown in research studies of change. Methods Workers are socially motivated by three desires: Autonomy: They want to have control over their work. Mastery: They strive to do better at what they do. Purpose: They long to be part of something bigger than themselves. Appealing to these desires typically is more effective than implementing formal rules and regulations or giving prizes for best performance.

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Design principles for effective physics instruction: A case from physics and everyday thinking  

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Design principles for effective physics instruction: A case from physics and everyday thinking Fred of their basic design principles. We describe the research-based design principles used in the development of one an early pilot implementation illustrates how the design principles play out in a practical classroom

Colorado at Boulder, University of

304

Bloat control and generalization pressure using the minimum description length principle for a  

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Bloat control and generalization pressure using the minimum description length principle to achieve these objectives based on the Minimum Description Length (MDL) principle. This principle solutions that are bigger than necessary, contradicting the Occam's razor principle [7] which says that "the

Bacardit, Jaume

305

Water UseWater Use ater is an essential part of life and an essential part of any farm. It is necessary for growing produce and often  

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. It is necessary for growing produce and often for cleaning produce before it is sold. Water may also be usedWater UseWater Use W ater is an essential part of life and an essential part of any farm to protect crops from frost or to apply fertilizers or pesticides. Ensuring that you have clean water

Liskiewicz, Maciej

306

Kinetic Energy Principle And Neoclassical Toroidal Torque In Tokamaks  

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It is shown that when tokamaks are perturbed the kinetic energy principle is closely related to the neoclassical toroidal torque by the action invariance of particles. Especially when tokamaks are perturbed from scalar pressure equilibria, the imaginary part of the potential energy in the kinetic energy principle is equivalent to the toroidal torque by the Neoclassical Toroidal Viscosity (NTV). A unified description therefore should be made for both physics. It is also shown in this case that the potential energy operator can be self-adjoint and thus the stability calculation can be simplified by minimizing the potential energy

Jong-Kyu Park

2011-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

307

From Pauli Principle to Hypernucleus, Neutron Star, and Econophysics  

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Proposed by Wolfgang Pauli more than 80 years ago, the exclusion principle has been proven to have a far-reaching consequence, from femtoscopic world to macroscopic, super-dense, and fully relativistic physics. Starting from this principle, we discuss two interesting research topics, which have currently drawn considerable attention in the nuclear- and astrophysics communities; the hypernuclear and neutron star physics. Special attention is given to the electromagnetic production of the hypertriton and the consequences of the neutrino electromagnetic properties in dense matter. We also touch on the new arena which could also be fascinating for physicists; the econophysics.

T. Mart

2007-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermions in d = 1 + 2 dimensions from first principles  

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In this work we construct states describing planar electrons ('spin' (1/2) particles with well defined parity) in d = 1 + 2 from first principles and show that they satisfy Dirac equation, which turns out to be the covariant form of the eigenvalue equation for spatial inversion (parity) just like in d = 1 + 3.

Carrillo-Ruiz, Ma. Georgina; Napsuciale, Mauro [Instituto de Fisica, Universidad de Guanajuato, Lomas del Basque 103, Fracc. Lomas del Campestre, C.P. 37150, Leon Gto. (Mexico)

2006-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Reserve asset values and the "hotelling valuation principle"  

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The Hotelling Valuation Principle, that the in-situ value of a mineral unit equals the current net price, is a special case of a more general relation. Tested against a set of recent Canadian sales of oil and gas reserves, ...

Adelman, Morris Albert

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proof-of-Principle Detonation Driven, Linear Electric Generator Facility  

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Proof-of-Principle Detonation Driven, Linear Electric Generator Facility Eric M. Braun, Frank K. Lu is described in which a detonation-driven piston system has been integrated with a linear generator in order in a single mass, two-spring system where the detonation wave pressure may be modeled as a variable force

Texas at Arlington, University of

311

HYBRID NECESSARY PRINCIPLE MAURO GARAVELLO AND BENEDETTO PICCOLI  

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HYBRID NECESSARY PRINCIPLE MAURO GARAVELLO AND BENEDETTO PICCOLI Key words. Optimal control a hybrid control system and general optimal control problems for this system. We suppose that the switching strategy imposes restrictions on control sets and we provide necessary conditions for an optimal hybrid

Piccoli, Benedetto

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CSE526: Principles of Programming Languages (Spring 2003) Scott Stoller  

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CSE526: Principles of Programming Languages (Spring 2003) Scott Stoller Exam 2 (version 24apr2003). Problem 2 Consider the lambda calculus expression (f.f(fI))P1, where we used the following abbre- viations: I = (x.x), P1 = (x.y.x). (a) Give a proof of the normal order evaluation of this expression using

Stoller, Scott

313

The Regularity Principle of Self-Management Naftaly Minsky  

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The Regularity Principle of Self-Management Naftaly Minsky Department of Computer Science, Rutgers Introduction Several approaches to the self management and self or- ganization1 have been proposed during, by definition, a self managed system. And there are two well known approaches to such manage- ment, often called

Minsky, Naftaly

314

A minimum entropy principle of high order schemes for gas ...  

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The entropy solutions of the compressible Euler equations satisfy a minimum principle for the specific ... where ? is the density, u is the velocity, m is the momentum, E is the total energy and p is the pressure. ... can enforce this condition without destroying conservation. .... achieved under a standard CFL condition ? (|u| + c)...

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles of Experience-Dependent Neural Plasticity: Implications for  

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Principles of Experience-Dependent Neural Plasticity: Implications for Rehabilitation After Brain and considerations in applying them to the damaged brain. Method: Neuroscience research using a variety of models. Results: Neural plasticity is believed to be the basis for both learning in the intact brain

Jones, Theresa A.

316

The Noisy Brain: Stochastic Dynamics as a Principle of  

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The Noisy Brain: Stochastic Dynamics as a Principle of Brain Function Edmund T. Rolls Oxford Centre random spiking times of individual neurons produce a source of noise in the brain. The aim of this book is to consider the effects of this and other noise on brain pro- cessing. We show that in cortical networks

Rolls, Edmund T.

317

Tutorial on seismic interferometry: Part 1 --Basic principles and applications  

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Tutorial on seismic interferometry: Part 1 -- Basic principles and applications Kees Wapenaar1 , Deyan Draganov1 , Roel Snieder2 , Xander Campman3 , and Arie Verdel3 ABSTRACT Seismic interferometry is the retrieval of seismic surface-wave responses from ambient noise and the subsequent tomographic determination

Snieder, Roel

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Conservative relativity principle: Logical ground and analysis of relevant experiments  

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We suggest a new relativity principle, which asserts the impossibility to distinguish the state of rest and the state of motion at the constant velocity of a system, if no work is done to the system in question during its motion. We suggest calling this new rule as "conservative relativity principle" (CRP). In the case of an empty space, CRP is reduced to the Einstein special relativity principle. We also show that CRP is compatible with the general relativity principle. One of important implications of CRP is the dependence of the proper time of a charged particle on the electric potential at its location. In the present paper we consider the relevant experimental facts gathered up to now, where the latter effect can be revealed. We show that in atomic physics the introduction of this effect furnishes a better convergence between theory and experiment than that provided by the standard approach. Finally, we reanalyze the Moessbauer experiments in rotating systems and show that the obtained recently puzzling deviation of the relative energy shift between emission and absorption lines from the relativistic prediction can be explained by the CRP.

Alexander Kholmetskii; Tolga Yarman; Oleg Missevitch

2014-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles of Population Health Science Population Health 795  

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1 Principles of Population Health Science Population Health 795 A course in the Program in Population Health Fall 2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health The lecture in medicine and public health, inequities in health persist. Understanding health on a population level

Sheridan, Jennifer

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COURSES TO TAKE M351: Principles of Marketing  

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COURSES TO TAKE M351: Principles of Marketing M462: Entrepreneurial Marketing M489: Developing Marketing Strategies OTHER COURSES TO CONSIDER MGMT465A: New Venture Creation MGMT465B: New Venture Launch For more details on these courses, visit http://business.fullerton.edu/marketing. CONTACT INFORMATION

de Lijser, Peter

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Gibbs-Bogoliubov variational principle for Born-Oppenheimer systems  

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A form of the Gibbs-Bogoliubov statistical-mechanical variational principle is enunciated that is well adapted to systems in which the electrons are treated quantum mechanically but the nuclei may be treated classically. An initial variational solution for fixed nuclear positions yields a statistical Born-Oppenheimer potential that serves as input for a variational evaluation of the nuclear configurational free energy.

M. D. Girardeau

1990-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximization of Recursive Utilities: A Dynamic Maximum Principle Approach  

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Maximization of Recursive Utilities: A Dynamic Maximum Principle Approach Wahid FAIDI LAMSIN, ENIT for a class of robust utility function introduced in Bordigoni, Matoussi et Schweizer (2005). Our method-investment strategy which is characterized as the unique solution of a forward-backward system. Key words : Utility

Di Girolami, Cristina

323

Atomic Spectroscopy and the Correspondence Principle Frank Rioux  

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.9979 10 8 m sec Bohr radius: ao 5.29177 10 11 m Conversion factors: pm 10 12 m aJ 10 18 joule Energy and energies. By fiat Bohr called these stationary states, because the orbiting (accelerating) electron did not radiate energy as required by classical electromagnetic principles. Initial speculation, however

Rioux, Frank

324

Non-Autonomous Systems: Asymptotic Behaviour and Weak Invariance Principles *  

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Non-Autonomous Systems: Asymptotic Behaviour and Weak Invariance Principles * H Logemann & E P Ryan@maths.bath.ac.uk Results pertaining to asymptotic behaviour of solutions of non-autonomous ordinary di#11;erential asymptotically autonomous systems and adaptively controlled systems are highlighted. Key Words: adaptive control

Bath, University of

325

Optimization Principles in Neural Coding and Computation NIPS 2004 Tutorial  

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Optimization Principles in Neural Coding and Computation NIPS 2004 Tutorial Monday, December 13 in a discussion of optimization? the classic example: photon counting in vision more examples, especially optimal there are notions of optimization ... #12;rhodopsin = organic pigment retinal covalently bound to (and enveloped by

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COMMUNICATION First Principles Prediction of Protein Folding Rates  

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COMMUNICATION First Principles Prediction of Protein Folding Rates Derek A. Debe and William A studies have demonstrated that many small, single-domain proteins fold via simple two-state kinetics. We. # 1999 Academic Press Keywords: protein folding; kinetics; diffusion; fold topology; nucleation

Goddard III, William A.

327

Mechanical Integrators Derived from a Discrete Variational Principle  

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Mechanical Integrators Derived from a Discrete Variational Principle Jerey M. Wendlandt1;2 Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Jerrold E. Marsden3 for mechanical system simulation are created by using discrete algorithms to approximate the continuous equations

Marsden, Jerrold

328

Understanding nano-materials from first principles Leeor Kronik  

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Understanding nano-materials from first principles Leeor Kronik Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of science, Rehovoth 76100 Nano-sized materials often exhibit exciting new traditional solid-state physics models are applicable to the intermediate nano- size range. As a result, first

Adler, Joan

329

Violation of the Equivalence Principle in the light of the SNO and SK solar neutrino results  

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The SNO result on charged current deuteron disintegration, the SuperKamiokande 1258-day data on electron scattering, and other solar neutrino results are used to revisit the model of neutrino oscillations driven by a violation of the equivalence principle. We use a chisq minimization technique to examine oscillation between the nu(e) and another active neutrino, both massless, and find that within the Standard Solar Model the fit to the SNO and SuperKamiokande spectra are moderately good while a very good fit is obtained when the absolute normalizations of the 8B and hep neutrino fluxes are allowed to vary. The best fit prefers large, but not maximal, mixing, essentially no hep neutrinos, and a 40% reduction in the 8B neutrino flux. The fit to the total rates from the different experiments is not encouraging but when the rates and spectra are considerd together the situation is much improved. We remark on the expectations of the VEP model for the neutral current measurements at SNO.

Amitava Raychaudhuri; Arunansu Sil

2001-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Science literacy programs for K-12 teachers, public officials, news media and the public. Final report, 1994--1997  

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On 12 July 94, The Institute for Science and Society received the above titled grant for $300,000 with an additional $323,000 awarded 14 August 95. The Institute completed the programs provided by the Department of Energy grant on 28 February 97. These programs for teachers, public officials, news media and the public will continue through 31 December 97 with funding from other sources. The Institute is a non-profit 501-c-3 corporation. It was organized {open_quotes}... to help increase science literacy in all segments of the population and contribute to a more rational atmosphere than now exists for the public consideration of societal issues involving science and technology, both regional and national.{close_quotes} Institute personnel include the Honorable Mike McCormack, Director; Joan Harris, Associate Director; Kim Freier, Ed.D, Program Manager; and Sharon Hunt, Executive Secretary.

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1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Galilei covariance and Einstein's equivalence principle in quantum reference frames  

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The covariance of the Schr\\"odinger equation under Galilei boosts and the compatibility of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics with Einstein's equivalence principle have been constrained for so long to the existence of a superselection rule which would prevent a quantum particle to be found in superposition states of different masses. In a effort to avoid this expedient, thus allowing for nonrelativistic quantum mechanics to account for unstable particles, recent works have suggested that usual Galilean transformations are inconsistent with the nonrelativistic limit of the Lorentz transformation. Here we approach the issue in a fundamentally different way. Using a formalism of unitary transformations and employing quantum reference frames rather than immaterial coordinate systems, we show that the Schr\\"odinger equation, although form-variant, is fully compatible with the aforementioned principles of relativity.

S. T. Pereira; R. M. Angelo

2014-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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First-principles Approaches to Simulate Lithiation in Silicon Electrodes  

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Silicon is viewed as an excellent electrode material for lithium batteries due to its high lithium storage capacity. Various Si nano-structures, such as Si nanowires, have performed well as lithium battery anodes and have opened up exciting opportunities for the use of Si in energy storage devices. The mechanism of lithium insertion and the interaction between Li and the Si electrode must be understood at the atomic level; this understanding can be achieved by first-principles simulation. Here, first-principles computations of lithiation in silicon electrodes are reviewed. The review focuses on three aspects: the various properties of bulk Li-Si compounds with different Li concentrations, the electronic structure of Si nanowires and Li insertion behavior in Si nanowires, and the dynamic lithiation process at the Li/Si interface. Potential study directions in this research field and difficulties that the field still faces are discussed at the end.

Zhang, Qianfan; Wang, Enge

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximum Entropy Principle and the Higgs boson mass  

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Abstract A successful connection between Higgs boson decays and the Maximum Entropy Principle is presented. Based on the information theory inference approach we determine the Higgs boson mass as M H = 125.04 0.25 GeV , a value fully compatible to the LHC measurement. This is straightforwardly obtained by taking the Higgs boson branching ratios as the target probability distributions of the inference, without any extra assumptions beyond the Standard Model. Yet, the principle can be a powerful tool in the construction of any model affecting the Higgs sector. We give, as an example, the case where the Higgs boson has an extra invisible decay channel within a Higgs portal model.

Alexandre Alves; Alex G. Dias; Roberto da Silva

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of canonical transformations from Hamiltons principle  

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It is shown that the variations ?q j and ?Q i cannot both be simultaneously zero at the limits of integration in application of Hamiltons principle to the development of the theory of canonical transformations. This means that ?F 1 does not vanish. However the derivation requires only that the ?q j be zero at the end points. This lack of symmetry between the q j and Q i in the formulaion is noted with respect to the Lagrangian and the fundamental commutator relations of quantum mechanics. Further what is meant by an independent variation of p j and q j (or Q i and P i ) in the formalism is discussed in the use of Hamiltons principle in the derivation of Hamiltons equations of motion.

C. Richard Quade

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A uniform contraction principle for bounded Apollonian embeddings  

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Let H denote the standard one-point completion of a real Hilbert space. Given any non-trivial proper sub-set U of H one may define the so-called `Apollonian' metric d_U on U. When U \\subset V \\subset H are nested proper subsets we show that their associated Apollonian metrics satisfy the following uniform contraction principle: Let D=diam_V (U) \\in [0,+\\infty] be the diameter of the smaller subsets with respect to the large. Then for every x,y in U we have d_V(x,y) \\leq tanh (D/4) d_U(x,y). In dimension one, this contraction principle was established by Birkhoff for the Hilbert metric of finite segments on RP^1. In dimension two it was shown by Dubois for subsets of the Riemann sphere. It is new in the generality stated here.

Dubois, Loc

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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No-signaling, dynamical independence, and the local observability principle  

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Within a general operational framework I show that a-causality at a distance of "local actions" (the so-called "no-signaling") is a direct consequence of commutativity of local transformations, i.e. of dynamical independence. On the other hand, the tensor product of Quantum Mechanics is not just a consequence of such dynamical independence, but needs in addition the Local Observability Principle.

Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano

2007-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste heat boiler optimization by entropy minimization principle  

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A second law analysis has been undertaken for a waste heat boiler having an economizer, evaporator and superheater. Following the principle of minimization of entropy generation, a general equation for entropy generation number is derived, which incorporates all the operating variables. By differentiating the entropy generation number equation with respect to the operating parameters, various optimization parameters can be obtained. Few illustrations have been made to see the effect of various parameters on entropy generation number.

Reddy, B.V.; Murali, J.; Satheesh, V.S. [Vellore Engineering Coll. (India). Mechanical Engineering Dept.; Nag, P.K. [Indian Inst. of Tech., Kharagpur (India). Mechanical Engineering Dept.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-free measure of coupling from embedding principle  

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A model-free measure of coupling between dynamical variables is built from time series embedding principle. The approach described does not require a mathematical form for the dynamics to be assumed. The approach also does not require density estimation which is an intractable problem in high dimensions. The measure has strict asymptotic bounds and is robust to noise. The proposed approach is used to demonstrate coupling between complex time series from the finance world.

Chetan Nichkawde

2014-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Enabling Environment and Policy Principles for Replicable Technology  

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Enabling Environment and Policy Principles for Replicable Technology Enabling Environment and Policy Principles for Replicable Technology Transfer: Lessons from Wind Energy in India Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Enabling Environment and Policy Principles for Replicable Technology Transfer: Lessons from Wind Energy in India Agency/Company /Organization: UNEP-Risoe Centre Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Wind Topics: Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices, Case studies/examples Website: tech-action.org/Perspectives/LessonsWindEnergyIndia.pdf Country: India Cost: Free UN Region: Southern Asia Coordinates: 20.593684°, 78.96288° 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":20.593684,"lon":78.96288,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Strategic principles workshops: Discussion drafts and workshop notes  

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The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste-Management in the Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for disposing of this nation`s spent fuel and high-level radioactive waste in a manner that protects the health and safety of the public and the quality of the environment. Although embodied in the Federal repository program that began with studies in the late 1950s, this mission was explicitly established by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 and reaffirmed by the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987. To fulfill our mission, we are developing a waste management system consisting of a geologic repository for permanent disposal deep beneath the surface of the earth, a facility for monitored retrievable storage, and a system for transporting the waste. This discussion draft was developed to help involve parties affected by or interested in the waste-management program in the formulation of the basic principles on which the program will be based. It reviews existing objectives, policies, and strategic principles under which the system is currently being developed. Then discussed are issues of strategic importance for which additional strategic principles may be needed. For these issues in particular, views from affected and interested parties is solicited, but comments regarding alternative approaches to the issues presented as well as suggestions for additional issues will also be welcome. Finally, background information on the waste-management program pertinent to the issues discussion is presented.

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1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The duality principle in the presence of postselection  

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The duality principle, a cornerstone of quantum mechanics, limits the coexistence of wave and particle behaviours of quantum systems. This limitation takes a quantitative form when applied to the visibility $\\mathcal V$ and predictability $\\mathcal P$ within a two-alternative system, which are bound by the inequality $\\mathcal V^2+ \\mathcal P^2 \\leq 1$. However, if such a system is coupled to its environment, it becomes possible to obtain conditional measures of visibility and predictability, i.e.~measures that are conditional on the state of the environment. We show that in this case, the predictability and visibility values can lead to an apparent violation of the duality principle. We experimentally realize this apparent violation in a controlled manner by enforcing a fair-sampling-like loophole via postselection. Given the ability to simultaneously obtain high predictability information and high visibility interference fringes for a wide range of coupling strengths and postselected states, this work highlights the role of fair-sampling in tests of the duality principle.

Jonathan Leach; Eliot Bolduc; Filippo. M. Miatto; Kevin Piche; Gerd Leuchs; Robert W. Boyd

2014-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

342

Alternative to the principle of constant speed of light  

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To consider a medium carrying light and electromagnetic waves is impossible, when this medium shall have properties according to the principle of constant speed of light, that is, isotropy of speed of light in every system of reference. Therefore, with principle of constant speed of light abandoned, the so-called medium synchronization of clocks is defined, yielding isotropy solely in the system at rest and anisotropy in all moving systems. From medium synchronization the appropriate coordinate transformation is developed, the so-called medium transformation, a Galilean type of transformation, thus maintaining simultaneity between all participant systems of reference and changing the form of Maxwells equations to the extended Maxwell equations. Despite the fact that medium transformation violates Lorentz invariance and the principle of relativity, it is demonstrated that the results from medium transformation and extended Maxwell equations are fully compliant with observable phenomena. Moreover, it is shown that the concept of a medium, a preferred frame of reference, is compatible not only with medium transformation, but also with Lorentz transformation and with theory of special relativity, so it is quite possible now to consider a realistic medium. Finally, a discrepancy is exposed within theory of special relativity, giving rise to assume a preferred frame of reference even in special relativity.

Herbert Weiss

2006-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost Principles Policy Responsible Office: Cost Analysis Effective Date: November 1, 2013  

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Cost Principles Policy Responsible Office: Cost Analysis Effective Date: November 1, 2013 Last-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions and the Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB)) identify cost accounting policies that must be followed to receive federal awards. These regulations

Jawitz, James W.

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Cost Principles Directives & Procedures Responsible Office: Cost Analysis Effective Date: November 1, 2013  

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1 Cost Principles Directives & Procedures Responsible Office: Cost Analysis Effective Date....................................................................................................................... 2 2. Guiding Principles to Determine the Charge of a Cost to a Sponosred Agreement ................................................................................................. 5 5.1. Personnel Costs

Jawitz, James W.

345

EA-1992: Funding for Principle Power, Inc., for the WindFloat...  

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2: Funding for Principle Power, Inc., for the WindFloat Pacific Offshore Wind Demonstration Project, offshore of Coos Bay, Oregon EA-1992: Funding for Principle Power, Inc., for...

346

Fusion systems on 2-groups with exactly three involutions and a 3-generated essential subgroup  

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Fusion systems on 2-groups with exactly three involutions and a 3-generated essential subgroup René fusion system on P. We describe all such P which contain an F-essential subgroup isomorphic to C2k ? Q8. Furthermore we classify all saturated fusion systems on these P. This continues the outstanding classication

347

PHMC Year 2000: Status reporting for mission essential Year 2000 projects. Volume 3  

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The PHMC (Project Hanford Management Contract) Year 2000 status reporting process is designed to encompass the reporting requirements of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), DOE HQ, RL and the PHMC team for mission essential Year 2000 projects. Status reporting is required for all mission essential Year 2000 projects until each Year 2000 project has completed the compliance assurance process.

Layfield, K.A.

1998-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

348

Phytologia (April 2012) 94(1) 91 SEASONAL VARIATION IN THE LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL OF  

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Phytologia (April 2012) 94(1) 91 SEASONAL VARIATION IN THE LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL OF TAXODIUM DISTICHUM Robert_Adams@baylor.edu ABSTRACT The leaf essential oil of Taxodium distichum is dominated by -pinene (63-69%) with moderate amounts of limonene, - phellandrene, myrcene and -pinene. Oil yield increased from April (3.45 mg

Adams, Robert P.

349

02/25/2014 27th CSP Workshop 1 First Principles Modeling of Electrolye Materials  

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02/25/2014 27th CSP Workshop 1 First Principles Modeling of Electrolye Materials in All Abdessadek Lachgar. #12;02/25/2014 27th CSP Workshop 2 Outline What is meant by "first principles/electrode interfaces Remaining challenges #12;02/25/2014 27th CSP Workshop 3 What is meant by "first principles

Holzwarth, Natalie

350

Comm. Nonlin. Sci Numer. Simul. 13, (2008), 1256-1263. Discrepancy principle for DSM II  

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Comm. Nonlin. Sci Numer. Simul. 13, (2008), 1256-1263. 1 #12;Discrepancy principle for DSM II A versions of discrepancy principles for the DSM (dynamical systems method) for finding the stopping time of the discrepancy principle for DSM was proved. This version con- sisted in solving the equation for t: ||T-1 a

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The Hamilton principle for fluid binary mixtures with two temperatures Henri Gouin1  

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The Hamilton principle for fluid binary mixtures with two temperatures Henri Gouin1 and Tommaso, the Hamilton principle of least action is able to produce the equation of motion for each component that the Hamilton principle can afford to obtain the equations of motions for multi- temperature mixtures of fluids

Boyer, Edmond

352

First-principles calculations of twin-boundary and stacking-fault energies in magnesium  

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First-principles calculations of twin-boundary and stacking-fault energies in magnesium Y. Wang and stacking faults in metal magnesium have been calculated using first-principles supercell approach. Four. Keywords: Magnesium; Interfaces; Twinning; First-principles calculation Magnesium alloys are increasingly

Chen, Long-Qing

353

Bloat control and generalization pressure using the minimum description length principle for a  

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Bloat control and generalization pressure using the minimum description length principle propose a method to achieve these objectives based on the Minimum Description Length (MDL) principle. This principle is a metric which combines in a smart way the accuracy and the complexity of a theory (rule set

Bacardit, Jaume

354

Inheritance principle and Non-renormalization theorems at finite temperature  

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We present a general proof of an ``inheritance principle'' satisfied by a weakly coupled SU(N) gauge theory with adjoint matter on a class of compact manifolds (like $S^3$). In the large $N$ limit, finite temperature correlation functions of gauge invariant single-trace operators in the low temperature phase are related to those at zero temperature by summing over images of each operator in the Euclidean time direction. As a consequence, various non-renormalization theorems of $\\NN=4$ Super-Yang-Mills theory on $S^3$ survive at finite temperature despite the fact that the conformal and supersymmetries are both broken.

Mauro Brigante; Guido Festuccia; Hong Liu

2005-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

355

Equivalence principle and experimental tests of gravitational spin effects  

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We study the possibility of experimentally testing the manifestations of the equivalence principle in spin-gravity interactions. We reconsider the earlier experimental data and get the first experimental bound on the anomalous gravitomagnetic moment. The spin coupling to the Earth's rotation may also be explored at the extensions of neutron electric-dipole-moment and g-2 experiments. The spin coupling to terrestrial gravity produces a considerable effect which may be discovered at the planned deuteron electric-dipole-moment experiment. The Earth's rotation should also be taken into account in optical experiments in search of axionlike particles.

Silenko, Alexander J.; Teryaev, Oleg V. [Institute of Nuclear Problems, Belarusian State University, Minsk 220080 (Belarus); Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna 141980 (Russian Federation)

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

356

Essential state of the electromagnetic field and the double-slit experiment  

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A new class of generalized solutions related to the essential spectrum of linear Maxwell's equations is presented. The essential modes are given in terms of normalized singular Weyl's sequences, whose square represents Dirac's delta functions in spatial and angular frequency domains. The action integral associated with essential modes is well-defined. We claim that these modes represent the collapsed state of the electromagnetic field and, with some additional assumptions on the conservation of action, are suitable for describing the double-slit experiment in accordance with the orthodox point of view.

Budko, N V; Budko, Neil V.; Samokhin, Alexander B.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Essential state of the electromagnetic field and the double-slit experiment  

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A new class of generalized solutions related to the essential spectrum of linear Maxwell's equations is presented. The essential modes are given in terms of normalized singular Weyl's sequences, whose square represents Dirac's delta functions in spatial and angular frequency domains. The action integral associated with essential modes is well-defined. We claim that these modes represent the collapsed state of the electromagnetic field and, with some additional assumptions on the conservation of action, are suitable for describing the double-slit experiment in accordance with the orthodox point of view.

Neil V. Budko; Alexander B. Samokhin

2006-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

358

Variational principles with Pad approximants for tearing mode analysis  

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Tearing modes occur in several distinct physical regimes, and it is often important to compute the inner layer response for these modes with various effects. There is a need for an approximate and efficient method of solving the inner layer equations in all these regimes. In this paper, we introduce a method of solving the inner layer equations based on using a variational principle with Pad approximants. For all the regimes considered, the main layer equations to be solved are inhomogeneous, and Pad approximants give a convenient and efficient method of satisfying the correct asymptotic behavior at the edge of the layer. Results using this variational principlePad approximant method in three of these regimes is presented. These regimes are the constant-? resistive-inertial (RI) regime, the constant-? viscoresistive regime, and the non-constant-? inviscid tearing regime. The last regime includes the constant-? RI regime and the inertial regime. The results show that reasonable accuracy can be obtained very efficiently with Pad approximants having a small number of parameters.

Cole, Andrew J. [Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027 (United States)] [Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027 (United States); Finn, John M. [Applied Mathematics and Plasma Physics, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 (United States)] [Applied Mathematics and Plasma Physics, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 (United States)

2014-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

359

An Energy Principle for Ideal MHD Equilibria with Flows  

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In the standard ideal MHD energy principle for equilibria with no flows, the stability criterion, which is the defi niteness of the perturbed potential energy, is usually constructed from the linearized equation of motion. Equivalently while more straightforwardly, it can also be obtained from the second variation of the Hamiltonian calculated with proper constraints. For equilibria with flows, a stability criterion was proposed from the linearized equation of motion, but not explained as an energy principle1. In this paper, the second variation of the Hamiltonian is found to provide a stability criterion equivalent to, while more straightforward than, what was constructed from the linearized equation of motion. To calculate the variations of the Hamiltonian, a complete set of constraints on the dynamics of the perturbations is derived from the Euler-Poincare structure of the ideal MHD. In addition, a previous calculation of the second variation of the Hamiltonian was claimed to give a different stability criterion2, and in this paper we argue such a claim is incorrect.

Yao Zhou and Hong Qin

2013-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

360

Essential Regulation of Cell Bioenergetics by Constitutive InsP3  

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Essential Regulation of Cell Bioenergetics by Constitutive InsP3 Receptor Ca2+ Transfer in main- taining cellular bioenergetics. Macroautophagy provides eukaryotes with an adaptive response+ is fundamentally required to provide optimal bioenergetics by providing sufficient reducing equiv- alents

Parker, Ian

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Design criteria document, electrical system, K-Basin essential systems recovery, Project W-405  

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This Design Criteria Document provides the criteria for design and construction of electrical system modifications for 100K Area that are essential to protect the safe operation and storage of spent nuclear fuel in the K-Basin facilities.

Hoyle, J.R.

1994-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

362

Citrus essential oils and their influence on the anaerobic digestion process: An overview  

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Abstract Citrus waste accounts for more than half of the whole fruit when processed for juice extraction. Among valorisation possibilities, anaerobic digestion for methane generation appears to be the most technically feasible and environmentally friendly alternative. However, citrus essential oils can inhibit this biological process. In this paper, the characteristics of citrus essential oils, as well as the mechanisms of their antimicrobial effects and potential adaptation mechanisms are reviewed. Previous studies of anaerobic digestion of citrus waste under different conditions are presented; however, some controversy exists regarding the limiting dosage of limonene for a stable process (24192mg of citrus essential oil per liter of digester and day). Successful strategies to avoid process inhibition by citrus essential oils are based either on recovery or removal of the limonene, by extraction or fungal pre-treatment respectively.

B. Ruiz; X. Flotats

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Lee H. MacDonald often coupled with modeling-is essential  

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Lee H. MacDonald often coupled with modeling- is essential to determine the most cost-effective ap outlined in MacDonald, Smart, and Wissmar (13), while suggesting some additional points and refinements

MacDonald, Lee

364

The Practice of the 10 Essential Services and Abilities in the 14 Core  

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OLUME s .UMBER health has expanded to include air and water pollution, noise pollution, radiation of Alabama Environmental Health Practitioners Abstract Leading public health agencies have developed environmental public health practitioners in Alabama. Questionnaires about the practice of the essential

365

Arabidopsis Chlorophyll Biosynthesis: An Essential Balance between the Methylerythritol Phosphate and Tetrapyrrole Pathways  

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...essential role in global carbon cycling through plant solar energy capture and photosynthetic carbon fixation, yet the...The plastidial MEP pathway: Unified nomenclature and resources. Trends Plant Sci. 13 : 619-623. Pontier, D...

Se Kim; Hagen Schlicke; Kalie Van Ree; Kristine Karvonen; Anant Subramaniam; Andreas Richter; Bernhard Grimm; Janet Braam

2013-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

366

Chitinases Are Essential for Sexual Development but Not Vegetative Growth in Cryptococcus neoformans  

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...significantly reduced chitosan levels and are sensitive...variety of cell wall inhibitors (5). Similarly...to convert chitin to chitosan and are sensitive to cell wall inhibitors (4). This indicates that chitosan is essential for the...

Lorina G. Baker; Charles A. Specht; Jennifer K. Lodge

2009-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

367

STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers | Department of Energy  

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

STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education identifies seven Essential Principles and a set of Fundamental Concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions. The intended audience is anyone involved in energy education from K-Gray and is meant to inform the improvement and development of energy curriculum to more broadly cover the Fundamental Concepts. The Energy Literacy Framework is free to download from the website and up to five hard copies can be ordered. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy also offers lesson plans, labs, projects, and ideas for other activities for grades K-12 on

368

The Principle of Minimal Resistance in Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics  

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

Mauri, Roberto

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Variational Principles for Constrained Electromagnetic Field and Papapetrou Equation  

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In our previous article [4] an approach to derive Papapetrou equations for constrained electromagnetic field was demonstrated by use of field variational principles. The aim of current work is to present more universal technique of deduction of the equations which could be applied to another types of non-scalar fields. It is based on Noether theorem formulated in terms of Cartan' formalism of orthonormal frames. Under infinitesimal coordinate transformation the one leads to equation which includes volume force of spin-gravitational interaction. Papapetrou equation for vector of propagation of the wave is derived on base of the equation. Such manner of deduction allows to formulate more accurately the constraints and clarify equations for the potential and for spin.

A. T. Muminov

2007-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

370

The Virtual-casing Principle For 3D Toroidal Systems  

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The capability to calculate the magnetic field due to the plasma currents in a toroidally confined magnetic fusion equilibrium is of manifest relevance to equilibrium reconstruction and stellarator divertor design. Two methodologies arise for calculating such quantities. The first being a volume integral over the plasma current density for a given equilibrium. Such an integral is computationally expensive. The second is a surface integral over a surface current on the equilibrium boundary. This method is computationally desirable as the calculation does not grow as the radial resolution of the volume integral. This surface integral method has come to be known as the "virtual-casing principle". In this paper, a full derivation of this method is presented along with a discussion regarding its optimal application.

Lazerson, Samuel A.

2014-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

371

First-principles simulation of molecular dissociation-recombination equilibrium  

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For the first time, the equilibrium composition of chemical dissociation-recombination reaction is simulated from first-principles, only. Furthermore, beyond the conventional ab initio Born-Oppenheimer quantum chemistry the effects from the thermal and quantum equilibrium dynamics of nuclei are consistently included, as well as, the nonadiabatic coupling between the electrons and the nuclei. This has been accomplished by the path integral Monte Carlo simulations for full NVT quantum statistics of the H{sub 3}{sup +} ion. The molecular total energy, partition function, free energy, entropy, and heat capacity are evaluated in a large temperature range: from below room temperature to temperatures relevant for planetary atmospheric physics. Temperature and density dependent reaction balance of the molecular ion and its fragments above 4000 K is presented, and also the density dependence of thermal ionization above 10 000 K is demonstrated.

Kylaenpaeae, Ilkka; Rantala, Tapio T. [Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 692, FI-33101 Tampere (Finland)

2011-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

372

Hydrogen storage in LiH: A first principle study  

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First principles calculations have been performed on the Lithium hydride (LiH) using the full potential linearized augmented plane wave (FP-LAPW) method within the framework of density functional theory. We have extended our calculations for LiH+2H and LiH+6H in NaCl structure. The structural stability of three compounds have been studied. It is found that LiH with 6 added Hydrogen atoms is most stable. The obtained results for LiH are in good agreement with reported experimental data. Electronic structures of three compounds are also studied. Out of three the energy band gap in LiH is ?3.0 eV and LiH+2H and LiH+6H are metallic.

Banger, Suman, E-mail: sumanphy28@gmail.com; Nayak, Vikas, E-mail: sumanphy28@gmail.com; Verma, U. P., E-mail: sumanphy28@gmail.com [School of Studies in Physics, Jiwaji University, Gwalior-474011 (India)

2014-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

373

First-principles simulations of exciton diffusion in organic semiconductors  

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Exciton diffusion is crucial for the performance of organic semiconductors in photovoltaic and solid state lighting applications. We propose a first-principles approach that can predict exciton dynamics in organic semiconductors. The method is based on time-dependent density functional theory to describe the energy and many-body wave functions of excitons. Nonadiabatic ab initio molecular dynamics is used to calculate phonon-assisted transition rates between localized exciton states. Using Monte Carlo simulations, we determine the exciton diffusion length, lifetime, diffusivity, and harvesting efficiency in poly(3-hexylthiophene) polymers at different temperatures, which agree very well with the experiments. We find that exciton diffusion is primarily determined by the density of states of low-energy excitons. A widely speculated diffusion mechanism, namely an initial downhill migration followed by thermally activated migration, is confirmed and elucidated by the simulations. Some general guidelines for designing more efficient organic solar cells are obtained from the simulations.

Xu Zhang; Zi Li; Gang Lu

2011-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

374

Accelerating RCRA corrective action: The principles of the DOE approach  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is involved in the remediation of environmental contamination at many of its facilities under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). RCRA`s corrective action provisions were established by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 (HSWA). In response to the HSWA mandate, EPA established a program for the conduct of RCRA corrective action that was similar to that established under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). In addition, EPA developed and implemented its ``stabilization`` initiative as a means of quickly addressing immediate risks posed by releases until long term solutions can be applied. To improve the efficiency of environmental restoration at its facilities, DOE is developing guidance and training programs on accelerated environmental restoration under RCRA. A RCRA guidance document, entitled ``Accelerating RCRA Corrective Action at DOE Facilities,`` is currently being developed by DOE`s Office of Environmental Policy and Assistance. The new guidance document will outline a decision-making process for determining if acceleration is appropriate for individual facilities, for identifying, evaluating, and selecting options for program acceleration, and for implementing selected acceleration options. The document will also discuss management and planning strategies that provide a firm foundation for accelerating RCRA corrective action. These strategies include a number of very basic principles that have proven effective at DOE and other federal facilities, as well as some new approaches. The purpose of this paper is to introduce DOE`s new guidance document, discuss the general approach presented in the guidance for accelerating RCRA corrective action, and to emphasize some of the more important principles of effective management and planning.

Kimmell, T.A.; Green, D.R.; Ranek, N.L. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Coalgate, J.L. [USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Another algebraic variational principle for the spectral curve of matrix models  

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We propose an alternative variational principle whose critical point is the algebraic plane curve associated to a matrix model (the spectral curve, i.e. the large $N$ limit of the resolvent). More generally, we consider a variational principle that is equivalent to the problem of finding a plane curve with given asymptotics and given cycle integrals. This variational principle is not given by extremization of the energy, but by the extremization of an "entropy".

B. Eynard

2014-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

376

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using advanced first-principles techniques, with a special focus Source: Vanderbilt, David - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University Collection: Physics ;...

377

Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: First Principles Calculations and NMR Spectroscopy of Electrode Materials  

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Presentation given by [company name] at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about first principles calculations...

378

The Superposition Principle in Quantum Mechanics - did the rock enter the foundation surreptitiously?  

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The superposition principle forms the very backbone of quantum theory. The resulting linear structure of quantum theory is structurally so rigid that tampering with it may have serious, seemingly unphysical, consequences. This principle has been succesful at even the highest available accelerator energies. Is this aspect of quantum theory forever then? The present work is an attempt to understand the attitude of the founding fathers, particularly of Bohr and Dirac, towards this principle. The Heisenberg matrix mechanics on the one hand, and the Schrodinger wave mechanics on the other, are critically examined to shed light as to how this principle entered the very foundations of quantum theory.

N. D. Hari Dass

2013-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

379

The Superposition Principle in Quantum Mechanics - did the rock enter the foundation surreptitiously?  

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The superposition principle forms the very backbone of quantum theory. The resulting linear structure of quantum theory is structurally so rigid that tampering with it may have serious, seemingly unphysical, consequences. This principle has been succesful at even the highest available accelerator energies. Is this aspect of quantum theory forever then? The present work is an attempt to understand the attitude of the founding fathers, particularly of Bohr and Dirac, towards this principle. The Heisenberg matrix mechanics on the one hand, and the Schrodinger wave mechanics on the other, are critically examined to shed light as to how this principle entered the very foundations of quantum theory.

Dass, N D Hari

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings  

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

The Federal Energy Management Program provides guidance to help agencies comply with the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings.

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First-principles calculations of the thermodynamic properties of transuranium elements in a molten salt medium  

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We utilized first-principles density-functional-theory (DFT) calculations to evaluate the thermodynamic feasibility of a pyroprocessing methodology for reducing the volume of high-...

Seunghyo Noh; Dohyun Kwak; Juseung Lee

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Biochemical response of Cupressus sempervirens to cement dust: Yields and chemical composition of its essential oil  

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Abstract The effects of cement dust on the yield and chemical composition of the essential oil were investigated in Cupressus sempervirens. Exposure to cement dust resulted in significant increase in the essential oil yields. Significant factory distance-related changes in qualitative and quantitative composition of the essential oil were observed. Increasing pollution with dust increased the content of monoterpene hydrocarbons concomitant to increase of ?-pinene, suggesting a redirection of the secondary metabolism of C. sempervirens towards biosynthesis of monoterpenes. By contrast, oxygenated monoterpenes and sesquiterpene hydrocarbons were strongly reduced. These results provide an overall picture of the different response of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes to air pollution caused by cement dust. They also reveal the suitability of using C. sempervirens in the creation of green areas around cement factories and encourage the use of dusted plants as potential source of valuable natural products.

Karim Hosni; Imed Hassen; Yacine MRabet; Herv Casabianca

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Comparison of Extraction Methods for Marker Compounds in the Essential Oil of Lemon Grass by GC  

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Four procedures for the extraction of essential oils from C. citratus were compared including solvent extraction, steam distillation extraction, accelerated solvent extraction, and supercritical fluid extraction. ... The essential oil of lemon grass has also been used to treat a wide variety of health conditions such as acne, athlete's foot, excessive perspiration, flatulence, muscle aches, oily skin, and scabies (2). ... Upon completion of the sonication, the emulsion was centrifuged for 8 min at 3000 rpm in a Marathon 21K/Br centrifuge (Fisher Scientific, Fair Lawn, NJ) and the supernatant was then decanted into a flask. ...

Brian T. Schaneberg; Ikhlas A. Khan

2002-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting fundamentals handbook: Lighting fundamentals and principles for utility personnel  

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Lighting accounts for approximately 30% of overall electricity use and demand in commercial buildings. This handbook for utility personnel provides a source of basic information on lighting principles, lighting equipment, and other considerations related to lighting design. The handbook is divided into three parts. Part One, Physics of Light, has chapters on light, vision, optics, and photometry. Part Two, Lighting Equipment and Technology, focuses on lamps, luminaires, and lighting controls. Part Three, Lighting Design Decisions, deals with the manner in which lighting design decisions are made and reviews relevant methods and issues. These include the quantity and quality of light needed for visual tasks, calculation methods for verifying that lighting needs are satisfied, lighting economics and methods for evaluating investments in efficient lighting systems, and miscellaneous design issues including energy codes, power quality, photobiology, and disposal of lighting equipment. The handbook contains a discussion of the role of the utility in promoting the use of energy-efficient lighting. The handbook also includes a lighting glossary and a list of references for additional information. This convenient and comprehensive handbook is designed to enable utility lighting personnel to assist their customers in developing high-quality, energy-efficient lighting systems. The handbook is not intended to be an up-to-date reference on lighting products and equipment.

Eley, C.; Tolen, T. (Eley (Charles) Associates, San Francisco, CA (United States)); Benya, J.R. (Luminae Souter Lighting Design, San Francisco, CA (United States))

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Chapter 3 - Basics and Principles of Credit Insurance  

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In this chapter, the terminology, main features of credit insurance cover for supplier credits and applied insurance principles with emphasized underwriting and legal specifics of credit insurance are elaborated. Following necessary avoidance of adverse selection and moral hazard, this chapter contains detailed description of whole turnover credit insurance policy and its variants, pre- and postshipment risk coverage, eligible commercial transactions and underlying commercial contracts, various short-term commercial and/or noncommercial (political) risks insured (insolvency and protracted default and other insured events with applicable exclusions), pricing and other insurance conditions including conditions precedent to payment of claims, and explained conditionality of this instrument. Because applicable credit insurance conditions must be thoroughly analyzed and followed with due care and diligence to avoid failures, outrageous surprise, and rejection of claim payments, special emphasis is devoted to the obligations and duties of the insured parties and their compliance with insurance policies terms and conditions. Keywords Whole turnover policy, pre- and postshipment risk, insurance premium, self-retention, conditionality

Miran Jus

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Holographic principle and large scale structure in the universe  

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A reasonable representation of large scale structure, in a closed universe so large it's nearly flat, can be developed by extending the holographic principle and assuming the bits of information describing the distribution of matter density in the universe remain in thermal equilibrium with the cosmic microwave background radiation. The analysis identifies three levels of self-similar large scale structure, corresponding to superclusters, galaxies, and star clusters, between today's observable universe and stellar systems. The self-similarity arises because, according to the virial theorem, the average gravitational potential energy per unit volume in each structural level is the same and depends only on the gravitational constant. The analysis indicates stellar systems first formed at z\\approx62, consistent with the findings of Naoz et al, and self-similar large scale structures began to appear at redshift z\\approx4. It outlines general features of development of self-similar large scale structures at redshift z<4. The analysis is consistent with observations for angular momentum of large scale structures as a function of mass, and average speed of substructures within large scale structures. The analysis also indicates relaxation times for star clusters are generally less than the age of the universe and relaxation times for more massive structures are greater than the age of the universe.

T. R. Mongan

2011-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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First principles molecular dynamics without self-consistent field optimization  

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We present a first principles molecular dynamics approach that is based on time-reversible extended Lagrangian Born-Oppenheimer molecular dynamics [A. M. N. Niklasson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 123004 (2008)] in the limit of vanishing self-consistent field optimization. The optimization-free dynamics keeps the computational cost to a minimum and typically provides molecular trajectories that closely follow the exact Born-Oppenheimer potential energy surface. Only one single diagonalization and Hamiltonian (or Fockian) construction are required in each integration time step. The proposed dynamics is derived for a general free-energy potential surface valid at finite electronic temperatures within hybrid density functional theory. Even in the event of irregular functional behavior that may cause a dynamical instability, the optimization-free limit represents a natural starting guess for force calculations that may require a more elaborate iterative electronic ground state optimization. Our optimization-free dynamics thus represents a flexible theoretical framework for a broad and general class of ab initio molecular dynamics simulations.

Souvatzis, Petros, E-mail: petros.souvatsiz@fysik.uu.se [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Division of Materials Theory, Uppsala University, Box 516, SE-75120 Uppsala (Sweden)] [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Division of Materials Theory, Uppsala University, Box 516, SE-75120 Uppsala (Sweden); Niklasson, Anders M. N., E-mail: amn@lanl.gov [Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)] [Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

2014-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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First-principles study on lithium amide for hydrogen storage  

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The fundamental properties of lithium amide LiNH2, which is fully hydrogenated phase of lithium nitride Li3N, have been investigated by the first-principles calculations using the ultrasoft pseudopotential method, including the structural, electronic, dielectric, and vibrational properties. The calculated structural parameters agree well with the experimental data except for hydrogen positions. The analyses for the electronic structure and the Born effective charge tensors indicate an ionic feature between Li+ and [NH2]?. The internal bonding of [NH2]? anions is primarily covalent. The internal N-H bending and stretching vibrations of [NH2]? anions yield ?-phonon modes around 1500 and 3400cm?1, respectively. These can be fairly reproduced by the molecular approximation, suggesting a strong internal bonding of [NH2]? anions. The heat of formation for the fully hydriding reaction of Li3N is predicted as ?85kJ?mol H2 which agrees well with the experimental value. Some discussions are also presented for the properties of Li3N.

Kazutoshi Miwa; Nobuko Ohba; Shin-ichi Towata; Yuko Nakamori; Shin-ichi Orimo

2005-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

389

Safeguards First Principles Initiative at the Nevada Test Site  

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The Material Control and Accountability (MC&A) program at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) was selected as a test bed for the Safeguards First Principles Initiative (SFPI). The implementation of the SFPI is evaluated using the system effectiveness model and the program is managed under an approved MC&A Plan. The effectiveness model consists of an evaluation of the critical elements necessary to detect, deter, and/or prevent the theft or diversion of Special Nuclear Material (SNM). The modeled results indicate that the MC&A program established under this variance is still effective, without creating unacceptable risk. Extensive performance testing is conducted through the duration of the pilot to ensure the protection system is effective and no material is at an unacceptable risk. The pilot was conducted from January 1, 2007, through May 30, 2007. This paper will discuss the following activities in association with SFPI: 1. Development of Timeline 2. Crosswalk of DOE Order and SFPI 3. Peer Review 4. Deviation 5. MC&A Plan and Procedure changes 6. Changes implemented at NTS 7. Training 8. Performance Test

Geneva Johnson

2007-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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First principles Tafel kinetics of methanol oxidation on Pt(111)  

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Abstract Electrocatalytic methanol oxidation is of fundamental importance in electrochemistry and also a key reaction in direct methanol fuel cell. To resolve the kinetics at the atomic level, this work investigates the potential-dependent reaction kinetics of methanol oxidation on Pt(111) using the first principles periodic continuum solvation model based on modified-PoissonBoltzmann equation (CM-MPB), focusing on the initial dehydrogenation elementary steps. A theoretical model to predict Tafel kinetics (current vs potential) is established by considering that the rate-determining step of methanol oxidation (to CO) is the first CH bond breaking (CH3OH(aq)?CH2OH*+H*) according to the computed free energy profile. The first CH bond breaking reaction needs to overcome a large entropy loss during methanol approaching to the surface and replacing the adsorbed water molecules. While no apparent charge transfer is involved in this elementary step, the charge transfer coefficient of the reaction is calculated to be 0.36, an unconventional value for charge transfer reactions, and the Tafel slope is deduced to be 166mV. The results show that the metal/adsorbate interaction and the solvation environment play important roles on influencing the Tafel kinetics. The knowledge learned from the potential-dependent kinetics of methanol oxidation can be applied in general for understanding the electrocatalytic reactions of organic molecules at the solidliquid interface.

Ya-Hui Fang; Zhi-Pan Liu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Distributed resonance self-shielding using the equivalence principle  

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This paper presents an extension of the equivalence principle to allow distributed resonance self-shielding in a multi-region fuel configuration. Rational expansion of fuel-to-fuel collision probability is applied in order to establish equivalence between the actual fuel configuration and a homogeneous mixture of hydrogen and resonant absorber, which is a commonly used model to calculate library tables of resonance integrals. The main steps in derivation are given along with the basic physics assumptions on which the presented approach relies. The method has been implemented in the lattice code WIMS-AECL and routinely used for calculation of CANDU-type reactor lattices. Its capabilities are illustrated by comparison of WIMS-AECL and MCNP results of {sup 238}U resonance capture in a CANDU lattice cell. In order to determine optimal rational expansion of fuel-to-fuel collision probability, the calculations were carried out by varying the number of rational terms from 1 to 6. The results show that 4 terms are sufficient. The further increase of the number of terms affects the computing time, while the impact on accuracy is negligible. To illustrate the convergence of the results, the fuel subdivision is gradually refined varying the number of fuel pin subdivisions from 1 to 32 equal-area annuli. The results show very good agreement with the reference MCNP calculation. (authors)

Altiparmakov, D. [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, ON K0J 1J0 (Canada)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing an approach for first-principles catalyst design: application to carbon-capture catalysis  

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An approach to first-principles catalyst design is presented in which models are used to elucidate geometric-energetic-activity relationships. These design principles are then employed to search structural databases for matching candidate catalysts in the example CO2 hydration reaction.

Kulik, H.J.

2014-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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WP5-GOVERNANCE: ANALYSIS OF THE APPLICATION OF THE GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE  

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WP5-GOVERNANCE: ANALYSIS OF THE APPLICATION OF THE GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT of sustainable development to territorial research-action. After a description of WP5 objectives and 2006, the discussion on the principles of territorial governance of sustainable development and the limits

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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A practice-oriented course on the principles of computation, programming and system design and analysis  

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computation theory to principles and methods for high-level computer- based system development and analysis the principles of pro- gramming constructs and of high-level design and analysis of computer-based systems and analysis (validation and verification) of complex real-life computer-based systems. In this paper we can

Börger, Egon

395

Teaching and Assessment of Mathematical Reasoning Principles Using a Concept Inventory  

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Teaching and Assessment of Mathematical Reasoning Principles Using a Concept Inventory Svetlana V of Mathematical Reasoning Principles Using a Concept Inventory SVETLANA V. DRACHOVA, Limestone College JASON O students need to learn analytical reasoning skills to develop high quality software and to understand why

Hallstrom, Jason

396

Global sensitivity analysis in the development of first principle-based eutrophication models  

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In this work, we formulate a dynamic first principle-based eutrophication model for a reservoir and perform global sensitivity analysis to determine most influential parameters. Both first-order and total sensitivity indices profiles have been calculated ... Keywords: Eutrophication, First principle-based water quality model, Global sensitivity analysis, Sensitivity indices

V. Estrada; M. S. Diaz

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Principle and implementations of a refracto-nephelo-turbidi-meter for  

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1 Principle and implementations of a refracto-nephelo-turbidi-meter for seawater measurements B of physical oceanography requires a compact high-resolution in-situ salino-turbidi-meter to measure these two the requirements and challenges of refracto-turbidi-meter design from their measurement principles and correlations

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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A New Aerodynamic Traction Principle for Handling Products on an Air Cushion  

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1 A New Aerodynamic Traction Principle for Handling Products on an Air Cushion Guillaume J. Laurent. The product is carried on a thin air cushion and transported along the system by induced air flows principle for handling delicate and clean products, such as silicon wafers, glass sheets or flat foodstuff

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

399

Academic Policy Development This document specifies the principles of academic policy development at Heriot-  

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1/4 Academic Policy Development This document specifies the principles of academic policy development at Heriot- Watt University. It sets out the objectives of policy development and provides a step- by-step guide on how to develop a policy. Principles Policies are normally reviewed every 5 years

Painter, Kevin

400

Towards Fresh Re-Keying with Leakage-Resilient PRFs: Cipher Design Principles and Analysis  

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-resilient cryptography is its significant performance overheads, it naturally suggests an intermediate line of re- searchTowards Fresh Re-Keying with Leakage-Resilient PRFs: Cipher Design Principles and Analysis Sonia advantage of our analysis to extract new design principles for block ciphers to be used in leakage

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Public Health Leadership Society Principles of the Ethical Practice of Public Health  

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Public Health Leadership Society © 2002 Principles of the Ethical Practice of Public Health #12;Public Health Leadership Society #12;Principles of the Ethical Practice of Public Health Version 2 of the Ethical Practice of Public Health 4 Supplemental Materials: Rationale for a Public Health Code of Ethics 5

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Ramsey's Principle Re-situated * Jrme Dokic (EHESS, Institut Jean Nicod)  

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derive from him the claim that a belief's truth-conditions are determined by its success-conditions.2 RP conditions in the world that guarantee success whatever goal is pursued. According to Ramsey's Principle) ___________________________________________________________________________ Abstract. This paper is about Ramsey's Principle, according to which a belief's truth-conditions are those

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Enthalpies of formation of magnesium compounds from first-principles calculations  

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Enthalpies of formation of magnesium compounds from first-principles calculations Hui Zhang t An energetics database of binary magnesium compounds has been developed from first-principles calculations. Introduction Magnesium alloys are of great importance to the industrial world. With a density of 1.741 g/cm3

Chen, Long-Qing

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Hydrogen adsorption on Graphene and Nitrogen Doped Graphene Monolayers: A First Principles Study  

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Hydrogen adsorption on Graphene and Nitrogen Doped Graphene Monolayers: A First Principles Study Abstract This study examines the properties of graphene and nitrogen doped graphene by way of first principles spin-polarized Density Functional Theory calculations. Why graphene is so unique comes from

Petta, Jason

405

PRINCIPLES OF ROBUST MEDIUM ACCESS AND AN APPLICATION TO LEADER ELECTION  

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PRINCIPLES OF ROBUST MEDIUM ACCESS AND AN APPLICATION TO LEADER ELECTION BARUCH AWERBUCH1, ANDREA nodes within transmission (and interference) range of each other, and we model the external disruptions-jammed time periods under any adversarial strategy above. The derived principles are also useful to build

Schmid, Stefan

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Learning Organizational Principles in Human Environments Martin J. Schuster, Dominik Jain, Moritz Tenorth and Michael Beetz  

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Learning Organizational Principles in Human Environments Martin J. Schuster, Dominik Jain, Moritz demonstrate the use of learned models of organizational principles in a kitchen environment on a real robot. In this work, we consider the problem of identifying the organizational structure within an environment, i

407

Design principles and improvement of cost function based energy aware routing algorithms for wireless sensor networks  

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Design principles and improvement of cost function based energy aware routing algorithms, design principles and evaluation methods for cost function based routing algorithms. Two energy aware small changes in nodal remaining energy to large changes in the function value. For DCFR, its cost

Shen, Xuemin "Sherman"

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Attachment A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) |  

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A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) Attachment A: AIP Program Principles (Questions and Answers 1-12) AIP Program Principles This attachment contains twelve questions and answers that designate the mandatory AIP provisions that shall be included in new and renegotiated agreements and discusses the principles underlying these requirements. Headquarters approval is required if mandatory language is not included in a new or renegotiated AIP. Question #1: Can States use AIP funds to support State regulatory activities? Answer: No, States cannot use AIP funds to support their regulatory activities. The Office of Management and Budget and the Department's congressional oversight committees have consistently indicated that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states are required to use their current

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Ebola Virus VP40 Late Domains Are Not Essential for Viral Replication in Cell Culture  

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...AND REGULATION OF VIRAL GENE EXPRESSION Ebola Virus VP40 Late Domains Are Not Essential...Corporation, Saitama 332-0012, Japan Ebola virus particle formation and budding are...the budding of these viruses, including Ebola virus, it remains unclear as to whether...

Gabriele Neumann; Hideki Ebihara; Ayato Takada; Takeshi Noda; Darwyn Kobasa; Luke D. Jasenosky; Shinji Watanabe; Jin H. Kim; Heinz Feldmann; Yoshihiro Kawaoka

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1. BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES For geological carbon sequestration, it is essential to  

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1. BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES · For geological carbon sequestration, it is essential to understand Material Characterization for Intermediate-scale Testing to Develop Strategies for Geologic Sequestration to generate comprehensive data sets. Due to the nature of the CO2 geological sequestration where supercritical

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Obtaining enzymes in pure form was an essential prerequisite for understanding the  

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Obtaining enzymes in pure form was an essential prerequisite for understanding the underlying and affinity tag- ging2. In addition to the most basic task of identifying distinct enzymes that catalyze dis- tinct reactions (an endeavor that continues in the genomic era), enzymes were shown to exhibit high

Herschlag, Dan

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Essential Health and Safety Information (Form EHSI) School / Department of COMPUTER SCIENCE  

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Essential Health and Safety Information (Form EHSI) School / Department of COMPUTER SCIENCE Head of School PROF. J V TUCKER Room Number ROOM 309 Tel. Ext. 5649 Health & Safety Coordinator DR. P W GRANT-Davies 403 Prof. M Chen 504 Accident and Hazard Report Forms are held in the School /Departmental Office

Grant, P. W.

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The Srp54 GTPase is essential for protein export in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.  

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...Urbana 61801. Signal recognition particle (SRP) is a cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein required...homolog of the 54-kDa subunit of mammalian SRP. One-step gene disruption reveals that the Srp54 protein, like SRP RNA, is essential for viability in S...

S M Althoff; S W Stevens; J A Wise

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tic22 Is an Essential Chaperone Required for Protein Import into the Apicoplast*S  

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Tic22 Is an Essential Chaperone Required for Protein Import into the Apicoplast*S Received, England Background: Tic22 is a core protein import machinery component of chloroplasts and apicoplasts. Results: Tic22 is a chaperone, required for parasite survival and for protein import in the apicoplast

McFadden, Geoff

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The Platform Protein Is Essential for Type IV Pilus Biogenesis*S  

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, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada Background: The platform protein PilC and of PilC in a retraction-deficient background abolished assembly. C-terminal mutations were permissive for assembly but not twitching motility. Conclusion: PilC is essential for pilus biogenesis and twitching

Burrows, Lori

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The Arabidopsis HUELLENLOS Gene, Which Is Essential for Normal Ovule Development, Encodes a Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein  

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...pathways, in addition to their role in energy production. These processes are essential...Landschutze et al., 1995), indicating a high energy requirement in carpels and ovules. This...using the mRNA Direct kit (Dynal, Oslo, Norway) according to the manufacturers instructions...

Debra J. Skinner; Shawn C. Baker; Robert J. Meister; Jean Broadhvest; Kay Schneitz; Charles S. Gasser

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Iron Is an Essential Cause of Fishy Aftertaste Formation in Wine and Seafood Pairing  

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Iron Is an Essential Cause of Fishy Aftertaste Formation in Wine and Seafood Pairing ... Fishy aftertaste is sometimes perceived in wine with fish and seafood pairing. ... However, what component of wine clashes with seafood or what compound contributes to the unpleasant fishy aftertaste in the mouth remains an open problem. ...

Takayuki Tamura; Kiyoshi Taniguchi; Yumiko Suzuki; Toshiyuki Okubo; Ryoji Takata; Tomonori Konno

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF INFORMATION SECURITY: AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT  

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and the decision of acceptable risk; · Monitor security controls in the information system on an ongoing1 basis that organization-wide operations remain within an acceptable level of risk when changes are made, and that timelyCONTINUOUS MONITORING OF INFORMATION SECURITY: AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT Shirley

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Coherence resonance in excitable and oscillatory systems: The essential role of slow and fast dynamics  

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Coherence resonance in excitable and oscillatory systems: The essential role of slow and fast 1999 Stochastic noise of an appropriate amplitude can maximize the coherence of the dynamics of certain types of excitable systems via a phenomenon known as coherence resonance CR . In this paper we

Collins, James J.

420

The NGATHA Distal Organ Development Genes Are Essential for Style Specification in Arabidopsis  

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...development. Another general process having a patterning role in...additonal understanding as to the processes regulated by NGA gene activity...limits our understanding of the processes of morphogenesis in plants...transport, and these could be interrelated. The NGA Genes Are Essential...

John Paul Alvarez; Alexander Goldshmidt; Idan Efroni; John L. Bowman; Yuval Eshed

2009-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Copper: An Essential Micronutrient for Beef Cattle Max Irsik DVM, MAB  

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Copper: An Essential Micronutrient for Beef Cattle Max Irsik DVM, MAB Beef Cattle Extension Veterinarian University of Florid College of Veterinary Medicine Throughout the world copper deficiency limits of phosphorous, copper deficiency is the most sever mineral limitation to grazing livestock throughout extensive

Watson, Craig A.

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Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level  

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Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level ozone pollution C. N. Hewitta,1 , A. R. MacKenziea , P. Di Carlob , C. F. Di Marcoc , J. R. Dorseyd , MCentre for Ecology and Hydrology, Penicuik, Edinburgh EH26 0QB, United Kingdom; dSchool of Earth, Atmospheric

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Oxygen and nitrogen diffusion in ?-hafnium from first principles  

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We use a combination of density functional theory and multistate diffusion formalism to analyze the diffusion of oxygen and nitrogen in technologically important hafnium metal. Comparing the local density approximation and the Perdew-Burke-Ernzerhof version of the generalized gradient approximation, we find that a better description of the hafnium lattice in the latter results in the correct sequence of stable and transition states for oxygen interstitials leading to essentially quantitative agreement with experiment. For oxygen diffusion, we find an isotropic temperature-dependent diffusion coefficient of D=0.082e{sup ?2.04/k{sub B}T}cm{sup 2}s{sup ?1} utilizing interstitial sites with hexahedral and octahedral coordination. For the diffusivity of nitrogen, we find that an additional stable interstitial site, the crowdion site, exists and that the diffusion coefficient is D=0.15e{sup ?2.68/k{sub B}T}cm{sup 2}s{sup ?1}. Our results also reproduce the experimental observation that nitrogen diffusivity is lower than that of oxygen in hafnium.

O'Hara, Andrew; Demkov, Alexander A., E-mail: demkov@physics.utexas.edu [Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)

2014-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Patterning quantum dot arrays using DNA replication principles.  

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The convergence of nanoscience and biotechnology has opened the door to the integration of a wide range of biological molecules and processes with synthetic materials and devices. A primary biomolecule of interest has been DNA based upon its role as information storage in living systems, as well as its ability to withstand a wide range of environmental conditions. DNA also offers unique chemistries and interacts with a range of biomolecules, making it an ideal component in biological sensor applications. The primary goal of this project was to develop methods that utilize in vitro DNA synthesis to provide spatial localization of nanocrystal quantum dots (nQDs). To accomplish this goal, three specific technical objectives were addressed: (1) attachment of nQDs to DNA nucleotides, (2) demonstrating the synthesis of nQD-DNA strands in bulk solution, and (3) optimizing the ratio of unlabeled to nQD-labeled nucleotides. DNA nucleotides were successfully attached to nQDs using the biotin-streptavidin linkage. Synthesis of 450-nm long, nQD-coated DNA strands was demonstrated using a DNA template and the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based method of DNA amplification. Modifications in the synthesis process and conditions were subsequently used to synthesize 2-{micro}m long linear nQD-DNA assemblies. In the case of the 2-{micro}m structures, both the ratio of streptavidin-coated nQDs to biotinylated dCTP, and streptavidin-coated nQD-dCTPs to unlabeled dCTPs affected the ability to synthesize the nQD-DNA assemblies. Overall, these proof-of-principles experiments demonstrated the successful synthesis of nQD-DNA using DNA templates and in vitro replication technologies. Continued development of this technology may enable rapid, spatial patterning of semiconductor nanoparticles with Angstrom-level resolution, as well as optically active probes for DNA and other biomolecular analyses.

Crown, Kevin K.; Bachand, George David

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Uncertainty Principle and Recent Cosmic Inflation Observations  

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The recent background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarization (BICEP2) observations are believed as an evidence for the cosmic inflation. BICEP2 provided a first direct evidence for the inflation, determined its energy scale and debriefed witnesses for the quantum gravitational processes. The ratio of scalar-to-tensor fluctuations $r$ which is the canonical measurement of the gravitational waves, was estimated as $r=0.2_{-0.05}^{+0.07}$. Apparently, this value agrees well with the upper bound value corresponding to PLANCK $r\\leq 0.012$ and to WMAP9 experiment $r=0.2$. It is believed that the existence of a minimal length is one of the greatest predictions leading to modifications in the Heisenberg uncertainty principle or a GUP at the Planck scale. In the present work, we investigate the possibility of interpreting recent BICEP2 observations through quantum gravity or GUP. We estimate the slow-roll parameters, the tensorial and the scalar density fluctuations which are characterized by the scalar field $\\phi$. Taking into account the background (matter and radiation) energy density, $\\phi$ is assumed to interact with the gravity and with itself. We first review the Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) Universe and then suggest modification in the Friedmann equation due to GUP. By using a single potential for a chaotic inflation model, various inflationary parameters are estimated and compared with the PLANCK and BICEP2 observations. While GUP is conjectured to break down the expansion of the early Universe (Hubble parameter and scale factor), two inflation potentials based on certain minimal supersymmetric extension of the standard model result in $r$ and spectral index matching well with the observations. Corresponding to BICEP2 observations, our estimation for $r$ depends on the inflation potential and the scalar field. A power-law inflation potential does not.

Abdel Nasser Tawfik; Abdel Magied Diab

2014-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-fluid cosmology: An illustration of fundamental principles  

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Our current understanding of the Universe depends on the interplay of several distinct "matter" components, which interact mainly through gravity, and electromagnetic radiation. The nature of the different components, and possible interactions, tends to be based on the notion of coupled perfect fluids (or scalar fields). This approach is somewhat naive, especially if one wants to be able to consider issues involving heat flow, dissipative mechanisms, or Bose-Einstein condensation of dark matter. We argue that a more natural starting point would be the multi-purpose variational relativistic multi-fluid system that has so far mainly been applied to neutron star astrophysics. As an illustration of the fundamental principles involved, we develop the formalism for determining the non-linear cosmological solutions to the Einstein equations for a general relativistic two-fluid model for a coupled system of matter (non-zero rest mass) and "radiation" (zero rest mass). The two fluids are allowed to interpenetrate and exhibit a relative flow with respect to each other, implying, in general, an anisotropic Universe. We use initial conditions such that the massless fluid flux dominates early on so that the situation is effectively that of a single fluid and one has the usual Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) spacetime. We find that there is a Bianchi I transition epoch out of which the matter flux dominates. The situation is then effectively that of a single fluid and the spacetime evolves towards the FLRW form. Such a transition opens up the possibility of imprinting observable consequences at the specific scale corresponding to the transition time.

G. L. Comer; Patrick Peter; N. Andersson

2012-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

427

Wavefunction Collapse via a Nonlocal Relativistic Variational Principle  

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Since the origin of quantum theory in the 1920's, some of its practitioners (and founders) have been troubled by some of its features, including indeterminacy, nonlocality and entanglement. The 'collapse' process described in the Copenhagen Interpretation is suspect for several reasons, and the act of 'measurement,' which is supposed to delimit its regime of validity, has never been unambiguously defined. In recent decades, nonlocality and entanglement have been studied energetically, both theoretically and experimentally, and the theory has been reinterpreted in imaginative ways, but many mysteries remain. We propose that it is necessary to replace the theory by one that is explicitly nonlinear and nonlocal, and does not distinguish between measurement and non-measurement regimes. We have constructed such a theory, for which the phase of the wavefunction plays the role of a hidden variable via the process of zitterbewegung. To capture this effect, the theory must be relativistic, even when describing nonrelativistic phenomena. It is formulated as a variational principle, in which Nature attempts to minimize the sum of two spacetime integrals. The first integral tends to drive the solution toward a solution of the standard quantum mechanical wave equation, and also enforces the Born rule of outcome probabilities. The second integral drives the collapse process. We demonstrate that the new theory correctly predicts the possible outcomes of the electron two-slit experiment, including the infamous 'delayed-choice' variant. We observe that it appears to resolve some long-standing mysteries, but introduces new ones, including possible retrocausality (a cause later than its effect). It is not clear whether the new theory is deterministic.

Harrison, Alan K. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

428

Vibrational spectra of vitreous germania from first-principles  

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We report on a first-principles investigation of the structural and vibrational properties of vitreous germania (v-GeO2). Our work focuses on a periodic model structure of 168 atoms, but three smaller models are also studied for comparison. We first carry out a detailed structural analysis both in real and reciprocal spaces. Our study comprises the partial pair correlation functions, the angular distributions, the total neutron correlation function, the neutron and x-ray total structure factors, and the Faber-Ziman and Bhatia-Thornthon partial structure factors. We find overall good agreement with available experimental data. We then obtain the vibrational frequencies and eigenmodes. We analyze the vibrational density of states in terms of Ge and O motions, and further in terms of rocking, bending, and stretching contributions. The inelastic neutron spectrum is found to differ only marginally from the vibrational density of states. Using a methodology based on the application of finite electric fields, we derive dynamical Born charge tensors and Raman coupling tensors. For the infrared spectra, we calculate the real and imaginary parts of the dielectric function, including the high-frequency and static dielectric constants. The Raman spectra are shown to be sensitive to the medium-range structure and support an average Ge-O-Ge angle of 135. We identify the shoulder X2 as a signature of breathing O vibrations in three-membered rings. Four-membered rings are found to contribute to the main Raman peak. We advance an interpretation for the shoulder X1 in terms of delocalized bond-bending modes. We derive bond polarizability parameters from the calculated Raman coupling tensors and demonstrate their level of reliability in reproducing the spectra. The calculated vibrational spectra all show good agreement with the respective experimental spectra.

Luigi Giacomazzi; P. Umari; Alfredo Pasquarello

2006-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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15/Jun/2009 10:48 AMDesign Principles Behind Smalltalk Page 1 of 7http://web.archive.org/web/20060616024135/www.ipa.net/~dwighth/smalltalk/byte_aug81/design_principles_behind_smalltalk.html  

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Ducasse, Stéphane

430

Federal High Performance and Sustainable Buildings: Guiding Principles for the Laboratory Support Building (LSB)  

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This report documents the federal Guiding Principles conformance effort for LSB at PNNL. The effort is part of continued progress toward a campus building inventory that is 100% compliant with the Guiding Principles. The report documentation provides a narrative of how the LSB complies with each of the Guiding Principles requirements. These narratives draw from the many sources that are explained in the text and rely on extensive data collection. The descriptions point to each of these sources, providing the reader with specific policies, procedures, and data points.

Pope, Jason E.

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Status of MICROSCOPE, a mission to test the Equivalence Principle in space  

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MICROSCOPE is a French Space Agency mission that aims to test the Weak Equivalence Principle in space down to an accuracy of $10^{-15}$. This is two orders of magnitude better than the current constraints, which will allow us to test General Relativity as well as theories beyond General Relativity which predict a possible Weak Equivalence Principle violation below $10^{-13}$. In this communication, we describe the MICROSCOPE mission, its measurement principle and instrument, and we give an update on its status. After a successful instrument's commissioning, MICROSCOPE is on track for on-schedule launch, expected in 2016.

Berg, Joel; Rodrigues, Manuel

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Nanoflare Statistics from First Principles: Fractal Geometry and Temperature Synthesis  

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We derive universal scaling laws for the physical parameters of flarelike processes in a low-? plasma, quantified in terms of spatial length scales l, area A, volume V, electron density ne, electron temperature Te, total emission measure M, and thermal energy E. The relations are specified as functions of two independent input parameters, the power index a of the length distribution, N(l) ? l-a, and the fractal Haussdorff dimension D between length scales l and flare areas, A(l) ? lD. For values that are consistent with the data, i.e., a = 2.5 0.2 and D = 1.5 0.2, and assuming the RTV scaling law, we predict an energy distribution N(E) ? E-? with a power-law coefficient of ? = 1.54 0.11. As an observational test, we perform statistics of nanoflares in a quiet-Sun region covering a comprehensive temperature range of Te ? 1-4 MK. We detected nanoflare events in extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) with the 171 and 195 filters from the Transition Region and Coronal Explorer (TRACE), as well as in soft X-rays with the AlMg filter from the Yohkoh soft X-ray telescope (SXT), in a cospatial field of view and cotemporal time interval. The obtained frequency distributions of thermal energies of nanoflares detected in each wave band separately were found to have power-law slopes of ? ? 1.86 0.07 at 171 (Te ? 0.7-1.1 MK), ? ? 1.81 0.10 at 195 (Te ? 1.0-1.5 MK), and ? ? 1.57 0.15 in the AlMg filter (Te ? 1.8-4.0 MK), consistent with earlier studies in each wavelength. We synthesize the temperature-biased frequency distributions from each wavelength and find a corrected power-law slope of ? ? 1.54 0.03, consistent with our theoretical prediction derived from first principles. This analysis, supported by numerical simulations, clearly demonstrates that previously determined distributions of nanoflares detected in EUV bands produced a too steep power-law distribution of energies with slopes of ? ? 2.0-2.3 mainly because of this temperature bias. The temperature-synthesized distributions of thermal nanoflare energies are also found to be more consistent with distributions of nonthermal flare energies determined in hard X-rays (? ? 1.4-1.6) and with theoretical avalanche models (? ? 1.4-1.5).

Markus J. Aschwanden; Clare E. Parnell

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Electron Exchange and Conduction in Nontronite from First-Principles  

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Fe-bearing clay minerals serve as an important source and sink for electrons in redox reactions in various subsurface geochemical environments, and electron transfer (ET) properties of the Fe2+/Fe3+ redox couple play a decisive role in a variety of physicochemical processes involving clays. Here, we apply first-principles calculations using both periodic GGA+U planewave and Hartree-Fock molecular-cluster frameworks in conjuction with small polaron hopping approach and Marcus electron transfer theory to examine electron exchange mobilities in an Fe-rich smectite, taking nontronite as a case study. GGA+U calculations of the activation barrier for small-polaron migration provide rates of electron hopping that agree very well with values deduced from variable temperature Mssbauer data (M. V. Schaefer, et. al., Environ. Sci. Technol. 45, 540, (2011)), indicating a surprisingly fast electron mobility at room temperature. Based on molecular cluster calculations, we show that the state with tetrahedral Fe2+ ion in the nontronite lattice is about 0.9 eV higher than the one with octahedral Fe2+. Also, evaluation of the ET rates for the Fe2+/Fe3+ electron hopping in tetrahedral (TS) and octahedral sheets (OS), as well as across the sheets (TSOS) shows that the dominant contribution to the bulk electronic conductivity should come from the ET within the OS. Deprotonation of structural OH groups mediating ET between the Fe ions in the OS is found to decrease the internal reorganization energy and to increase the magnitude of the electronic coupling matrix element, whereas protonation (to OH2 groups) has the opposite effect. Overall, our calculations suggest that the major factors affecting ET rates are the nature and structure of the nearest-neighbor local environment and the degree of covalency of the bonds between Fe and ligands mediating electron hops. The generally higher reorganization energy and weaker electronic coupling found in Fe-bearing clay minerals leads to electron mobilities much lower than in iron oxides.

Alexandrov, Vitali Y.; Neumann, Anke; Scherer, Michelle; Rosso, Kevin M.

2013-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

434

The Use of Ecological Restoration Principles To Achieve Remedy Protection at the Fernald Preserve and Weldon Spring Sites  

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The Use of Ecological Restoration Principles To Achieve Remedy Protection at the Fernald Preserve and Weldon Spring Sites

435

Putting DFT to the Test: A First Principles Study of Electronic, Magnetic and Optical Properties of Co3O4  

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Putting DFT to the Test: A First Principles Study of Electronic, Magnetic and Optical Properties of Co3O4 ...

Vijay Singh; Monica Kosa; Koushik Majhi; Dan Thomas Major

2014-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

436

Reduced expression of Autographa californica nucleopolyhedrovirus ORF34, an essential gene, enhances heterologous gene expression  

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Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ORF34 is part of a transcriptional unit that includes ORF32, encoding a viral fibroblast growth factor (FGF) and ORF33. We identified ORF34 as a candidate for deletion to improve protein expression in the baculovirus expression system based on enhanced reporter gene expression in an RNAi screen of virus genes. However, ORF34 was shown to be an essential gene. To explore ORF34 function, deletion (KO34) and rescue bacmids were constructed and characterized. Infection did not spread from primary KO34 transfected cells and supernatants from KO34 transfected cells could not infect fresh Sf21 cells whereas the supernatant from the rescue bacmids transfection could recover the infection. In addition, budded viruses were not observed in KO34 transfected cells by electron microscopy, nor were viral proteins detected from the transfection supernatants by western blots. These demonstrate that ORF34 is an essential gene with a possible role in infectious virus production.

Salem, Tamer Z. [Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States) [Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States); Department of Microbial Molecular Biology, AGERI, Agricultural Research Center, Giza 12619 (Egypt); Division of Biomedical Sciences, Zewail University, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza 12588 (Egypt); Zhang, Fengrui [Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States)] [Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States); Thiem, Suzanne M., E-mail: smthiem@msu.edu [Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States); Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States)

2013-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Approved Module Information for PD2003, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Engineering Principles 2 Module Code: PD2003  

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to apply further engineering principles of mechanics, solid mechanics, energy systems and thermo-fluids and understanding of the fundamental engineering principles of mechanics, solid mechanics and thermo- fluidsApproved Module Information for PD2003, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Engineering Principles 2 Module

Neirotti, Juan Pablo

438

The Essential Amino Acid Content of Cottonseed, Peanut and Soybean Products.  

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7 TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATlON R. D. LEWIS, Director College Station, Texaa BULLETIN NO. 692 SEPTEMBER 1947 The Essential Amino Acid Content of Cottonseed, Peanut and Soybean Products CARL M. LYMAN, KENNETH KUIKEN and FRED HALE... With the technical assistance of Shirley Dieterich, Marjory Bradford and Mary Trant AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS GIBB GILCHRIST, President - [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] Preface . - - -- - . meals seed, Ili5tid hmino acids...

Hale, Fred; Kuiken, Kenneth A. (Kenneth Alfred); Lyman, Carl M. (Carl Morris)

1947-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Identification of the essential and free amino acids of the freshwater shrimp, Macrobrachium ohione  

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to protein and other compounds. Shewbart et al (1973) list total lipid content for Penaeus astecue as 2. 0% and ash as 3. 91% (whole carcase measurement). If these data are applicable for Hacrohrachium ohione, then the experimental values are reasonable... IDENTIFICATION OF THE ESSENTIAL AND FREE AMINO ACIDS OF THE FRESHWATER SHRIMP, MACROBRACHIUN OH?ONE A Thesis by LESTER SHIGEMI MIYAJIMA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement...

Miyajima, Lester Shigemi

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Design criteria document, Fire Protection Task, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, Project W-405  

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The K Basin were constructed in the early 1950`s with a 20 year design life. The K Basins are currently in their third design life and are serving as a near term storage facility for irradiated N Reactor fuel until an interim fuel storage solution can be implemented. In April 1994, Project W-405, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, was established to address (among other things) the immediate fire protection needs of the 100K Area. A Fire Barrier Evaluation was performed for the wall between the active and inactive areas of the 105KE and 105KW buildings. This evaluation concludes that the wall is capable of being upgraded to provide an equivalent level of fire resistance as a qualified barrier having a fire resistance rating of 2 hours. The Fire Protection Task is one of four separate Tasks included within the scope of Project W405, K Basin Essential systems Recovery. The other three Tasks are the Water Distribution System Task, the Electrical System Task, and the Maintenance Shop/Support Facility Task. The purpose of Project W-405`s Fire Protection Task is to correct Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) non-compliances and to provide fire protection features in Buildings 105KE, 105KW and 190KE that are essential for assuring the safe operation and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the 100K Area Facilities` Irradiated Fuel Storage Basins (K Basins).

Johnson, B.H.

1994-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy reaches an agreement in principle on the cleanup of  

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reaches an agreement in principle on the reaches an agreement in principle on the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab site in Simi Valley Department of Energy reaches an agreement in principle on the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab site in Simi Valley September 3, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Energy announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and NASA on the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL) site in Simi Valley. "The Department is pleased that we have achieved a conceptual agreement for cleanup of the DOE portion of the Santa Susana Field Lab site," said Dr. Ines Triay, DOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management. "By putting to one side unresolved legal issues and working together, we have

442

CSP 550: Internet Programming Andrew Tanenbaum and M. Steen, Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms, 2002.  

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CSP 550: Internet Programming Texts Andrew Tanenbaum and M. Steen, Distributed Systems: Principles and SOAP 9 hours Total 45 hours Edited March 2006 (html, css checks) CSP 550: Internet Programming - CS

Heller, Barbara

443

16.410 / 16.413 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making, Fall 2003  

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This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, ...

Williams, Brian C.

444

COMBINATORIAL PRINCIPLES IN NONSTANDARD ANALYSIS MAURO DI NASSO AND KAREL HRBACEK  

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COMBINATORIAL PRINCIPLES IN NONSTANDARD ANALYSIS MAURO DI NASSO AND KAREL HRBACEK Abstract. We;2 MAURO DI NASSO AND KAREL HRBACEK that is strictly intermediate between 0 and 1. (Questions of model

Di Nasso, Mauro

445

Battery concepts for high density energy storage: Principles and practice. C. Austen Angell  

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Battery concepts for high density energy storage: Principles and practice. C. Austen Angell Dept such as the lithium-air battery, and the more advanced zinc-air battery in which only the source needs to be "bottled

Angell, C. Austen

446

Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles  

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Welcome to the Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP 2013), held at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA. This year's program includes 30 papers, and touches on a wide range of computer systems ...

Michael Kaminsky; Mike Dahlin

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

A Taxonomy for Organizing the Core Concepts According to Their Underlying Principles  

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This article organizes and classifies the 18 core concepts. There are nine overarching principles into which the concepts fit: life, liberty, equality, dignity, family as foundation, community, capacity, individualization, ...

Turnbull, H. Rutherford; Stowe, Matthew J.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

FEMP Offers Updated Training on the Guiding Principles for High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings  

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The U.S. Department of Energys Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents an updated series of training courses focused on the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance...

449

Thermal insulation constructal optimization for steel rolling reheating furnace wall based on entransy dissipation extremum principle  

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Analogizing with the heat conduction process, the entransy dissipation extremum principle for thermal insulation process can be described as: for a ... heat loss) with certain constraints, the thermal insulation ...

HuiJun Feng; LinGen Chen; ZhiHui Xie; FengRui Sun

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Design principles of mammalian signaling networks : emergent properties at modular and global scales  

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This thesis utilizes modeling approaches rooted in statistical physics and physical chemistry to investigate several aspects of cellular signal transduction at both the modular and global levels. Design principles of ...

Locasale, Jason W

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Halite (Nacl)-Sylvite (KCl) A Study of Solid Solutions Devised from First Principles.  

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??This first principles study investigates the results of the mixing of solid solutions common on terrestrial systems. In particular, the investigation of the binary NaCl-KCl (more)

Easter, Terri Lynn

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

From principles to practice: a spatial approach to systematic conservation planning in the deep sea  

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...and Ocean Sciences, University...systematic approach to spatial management and zoning...to inform science-based recommendations...to develop science-based recommendations...ecosystem-based management principles...select an approach that best...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Integrating the principles of strategic environmental assessment into local comprehensive land use plans in California  

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environmental assessment. The objective of this study is to examine the ability of local plans to integrate and implement the key SEA principles. This study focuses on increasing the understanding of how and where to integrate environmental impacts...

Tang, Zhenghong

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

454

Driving Advances in Computing Education through Application of Educational Psychology Principles  

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Psychology Principles GVU Research Grant Proposal By Richard Catrambone (School of Psychology) and Mark Guzdial (School of Interactive Computing) Problems Addressed. The proposed seed grant is focused on creating examples of computer science instruction

Guzdial, Mark

455

Design Principles for a Grid-enabled Problem-solving Environment to Be Used by Engineers  

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The Geodise PSE represents the product of a number of architectural decisions motivated by the design principles outlined in this document, and by the problem domain of EDSO. To develop a PSE that the engineer...

Graeme Pound; Simon Cox

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Incorporting Science, Technology, Fairness, and Accountability in Environmental, Health and Safety Decisions  

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The precautionary principle is in sharp political focus today because (1) the nature of scientific uncertainty is changing and (2) there is increasing pressure to base governmental action on allegedly more "rational" ...

Ashford, Nicholas

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

The Solar Neutrino Problem in the Light of a Violation of the Equivalence Principle  

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We have found that long-wavelength neutrino oscillations induced by a tiny breakdown of the weak equivalence principle of general relativity can provide a viable solution to the solar neutrino problem.

A. M. Gago; H. Nunokawa; R. Zukanovich Funchal

2000-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

458

EPA ENERGY STAR Webinar: The Federal Guiding Principles Checklist in ENERGY STAR Portfolio  

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Hosted by the EPA, this webinar will focus on how to use the ENERGY STAR measurement and tracking tool, Portfolio Manager, to help ensure compliance with the Guiding Principles for High Performance Sustainable Buildings.

459

Electronic structure and optical properties of ZnSe from first-principles calculations  

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We have performed the first-principles calculations in the framework of density functional theory to determine the electronic structure and optical properties of zinc-blende ZnSe.

Yu, Zhiqiang; Xu, Zhimou; Wu, Xinghui; Ma, Zhichao

460

Nuclear Cardiology Objectives Understand the principles of myocardial perfusion and blood flow, factors  

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Nuclear Cardiology Objectives Knowledge · Understand the principles of myocardial perfusion in nuclear imaging, including collimation, resolution, contrast, localization, noise, ECT, SPECT, PET, image. · Know the differences between the various radioisotopes used in nuclear cardiology, including

Ford, James

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16.410 / 16.413 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making, Fall 2005  

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This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, ...

Williams, Brian

462

Structures and Quantum Conduction of Copper Nanowires under Electric Fields Using First Principles  

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Structures and Quantum Conduction of Copper Nanowires under Electric Fields Using First Principles ... Key Laboratory of Automobile Materials (Jilin University), Ministry of Education, and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China ...

C. He; P. Zhang; Y. F. Zhu; Q. Jiang

2008-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

463

E-Print Network 3.0 - activation analysis principles Sample Search...  

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4 5 1 emerging Principles: The U of R Campus will 12;Actively lead... May 11, 2010 Open House Presentation 12;where we re at consolidated outcomes: vision ... Source: Argerami,...

464

Gallium arsenide thermal conductivity and optical phonon relaxation times from first-principles calculations  

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In this paper, thermal conductivity of crystalline GaAs is calculated using first-principles lattice dynamics. The harmonic and cubic force constants are obtained by fitting them to the force-displacement data from density ...

Luo, Tengfei

465

Lattice thermal conductivity of Bi, Sb, and Bi-Sb alloy from first principles  

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Using first principles, we calculate the lattice thermal conductivity of Bi, Sb, and Bi-Sb alloys, which are of great importance for thermoelectric and thermomagnetic cooling applications. Our calculation reveals that the ...

Lee, Sangyeop

466

Developing Biomimetic Design Principles for the Highly Optimized and Robust Design of Products and Their Components  

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and the difference in biological and engineering terminologies. This research developed a new design tool that addresses these problems and proposes to help engineering designers develop candidate bio-inspired products or solutions. A methodology that helps users... for candidate biomimetic products that are novel, innovative, and robust. The principle extraction methodology and the identified principles are validated using two separate case studies and a detailed analysis using the validation square framework...

Wadia, Anosh Porus

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

467

Constructive Mathematics as a Programming Logic I: Some Principles of Theory  

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The design of a programming system is guided by certain beliefs, principles and practical constraints. These considerations are not always manifest from the rules defining the system. In this paper the author discusses some of the principles which have guided the design of the programming logics built at Cornell in the last decade. Most of the necessarily brief discussion concerns type theory with stress on the concepts of function space and quotient types.

Robert L. Constable

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Astronomy 4194 Group Studies Essential Radio Astronomy Syllabus for May Term 2014 Prof. Martini Page 1 of 2  

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Astronomy 4194 ­ Group Studies ­ Essential Radio Astronomy ­ Syllabus for May Term 2014 ­ Prof. Martini Page 1 of 2 Astronomy 4194 ­ Group Studies ­ Essential Radio Astronomy Syllabus for May Term 2014. Paul Martini, Dept. of Astronomy Office: 4021 McPherson Lab (4th floor), mailbox in 4055 McPherson Lab

Martini, Paul

469

Unified Field Equations Coupling Four Forces and Principle of Interaction Dynamics  

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The main objective of this article is to postulate a principle of interaction dynamics (PID) and to derive unified field equations coupling the four fundamental interactions based on first principles. PID is a least action principle subject to div$_A$-free constraints for the variational element with $A$ being gauge potentials. The Lagrangian action is uniquely determined by 1) the principle of general relativity, 2) the $U(1)$, $SU(2)$ and $SU(3)$ gauge invariances, 3) the Lorentz invariance, and 4) principle of principle of representation invariance (PRI), introduced in [11]. The unified field equations are then derived using PID. The unified field model spontaneously breaks the gauge symmetries, and gives rise to a new mechanism for energy and mass generation. The unified field model introduces a natural duality between the mediators and their dual mediators, and can be easily decoupled to study each individual interaction when other interactions are negligible. The unified field model, together with PRI and PID applied to individual interactions, provides clear explanations and solutions to a number of outstanding challenges in physics and cosmology, including e.g. the dark energy and dark matter phenomena, the quark confinement, asymptotic freedom, short-range nature of both strong and weak interactions, decay mechanism of sub-atomic particles, baryon asymmetry, and the solar neutrino problem.

Tian Ma; Shouhong Wang

2014-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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The Essentials of Preparing Cost Estimates Yielding Long-Run Profitability  

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appropriately. The five primary cost estimating methods are:(Garrett 2008) 1. Analogy Method: This approach is based on using historical data from similar projects in the past. The advantages of using this method are that it can be used early in project... (WBS) and includes all overhead and fees added to material cost and labor hours. Essentials of Winning Cost Estimates Cost estimating is an inexact practice, a blend of art and science and, therefore, full of risk.(Garrett 2008) Yet an estimate...

Khan, Sadia

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of a Comprehensive English Language/Literacy Intervention in Bilingual Classrooms on the Development of English Reading Fluency for English-Language Learners, Grades 2-3  

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Review Board L1 first language L2 second language viii MLM multilevel linear modeling MOY middle of the year NES native English speakers, native English-speaking NLP National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth OLS ordinary... entail studying skill development longitudinally, multilevel linear modeling (MLM) was used to model students? growth in English reading fluency. MLM, also known as hierarchical linear modeling, provides ?an integrated approach for studying...

Trevino, Elizabeth Pauline, 1978-

2012-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Care Financing in Ethiopia: Implications on Access to Essential Medicines  

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AbstractBackground The Ethiopian health care system is under tremendous reform. One of the issues high on the agenda is health care financing. In an effort to protect citizens from catastrophic effects of the clearly high share of out-of-pocket expenditure, the government is currently working to introduce health insurance. Objective This article aims to highlight the components of the Ethiopian health care financing reform and discuss its implications on access to essential medicines. Methods A desk review of government policy documents and proclamations was done. Moreover, a review of the scientific literature was done via PubMed and search of other local journals not indexed in PubMed. Results Revenue retention by health facilities, systematizing the fee waiver system, standardizing exemption services, outsourcing of nonclinical services, user fee setting and revision, initiation of compulsory health insurance (community-based health insurance and social health insurance), establishment of a private wing in public hospitals, and health facility autonomy were the main components of the health care financing reform in Ethiopia. Although limited, the evidence shows that there is increased health care utilization, access to medicines, and quality of services as a result of the reforms. Conclusions Encouraging progress has been made in the implementation of health care financing reforms in Ethiopia. However, there is shortage of evidence on the effect of the health care financing reforms on access to essential medicines in the country. Thus, a clear need exists for well-organized research on the issue.

Eskinder Eshetu Ali

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relevance of systems approaches for implementing Integrated Coastal Zone Management principles in Europe  

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Abstract Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) development is described here in the broader context of European coastal management initiatives. The European approach to coastal governance revolves around the principles of ICZM, as enshrined in EC Recommendation 2002/413/EC. This study investigates the extent to which the FP6 funded project SPICOSA (Science Policy Integration for Coastal Systems Assessment) was able to implement these principles. The SPICOSA project aimed to test whether it was possible to develop and implement a systems approach framework via delivery of a structured engagement process between scientists and policymakers. A survey of representatives from 14 European study sites involved in the project revealed that the approach had been effective at implementing some ICZM principles, particularly the holistic approach. However, not all principles were fully implemented at all sites and the most challenging to implement was that of a long term approach. The paper concludes with a critical consideration of the role of a systems approach framework in progressing the current state of intellectual assent towards practical implementation of ICZM principles. The findings provide evidence of contributions and limitations of systems approaches to sustainability science and good governance.

J. Reis; T. Stojanovic; H. Smith

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Adamite Derivation of the Principles of the Calculus of Probability  

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If Adam was a rational man even before he had garnered much experience of the world, and if the ability to reason probabilistically is an essential part of rationality (as Bishop Butler maintained when he wrot...

Abner Shimony

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+: Principles and Approaches for  

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Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+: Principles and Approaches for Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+: Principles and Approaches for Policy and Project Development Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+: Principles and Approaches for Policy and Project Development Agency/Company /Organization: German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) Sector: Land, Climate Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.forclime.org/images/stories/RECOFTC-GIZ_FPIC_in_REDD_2011.pdf UN Region: South-Eastern Asia, "Pacific" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Calculating Properties of Materials from First Principles-A Tool for  

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Calculating Properties of Materials from First Principles-A Tool for Calculating Properties of Materials from First Principles-A Tool for Faster Advanced Materials Development Molecular structure of graphite Portrait of Kristin Persson August 2012 Once the domain of guesswork and intuition, the field of developing new materials for advanced batteries and other applications is taking a turn towards a more systematic and predictive approach. Predicting the properties of new materials from "first principles" has become a scientific reality, thanks to the growth in computing power, a deeper understanding of how materials work, and databases of materials properties. This will mean faster development of materials for high-energy batteries for electric vehicle applications, as well as better materials for many other applications, such as fuel cells and solar panels, high-strength

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Hamilton's principle: why is the integrated difference of kinetic and potential energy minimized?  

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I present an intuitive answer to an often asked question: why is the integrated difference K-U between the kinetic and potential energy the quantity to be minimized in Hamilton's principle? Using elementary arguments, I map the problem of finding the path of a moving particle connecting two points to that of finding the minimum potential energy of a static string. The mapping implies that the configuration of a non--stretchable string of variable tension corresponds to the spatial path dictated by the Principle of Least Action; that of a stretchable string in space-time is the one dictated by Hamilton's principle. This correspondence provides the answer to the question above: while a downward force curves the trajectory of a particle in the (x,t) plane downward, an upward force of the same magnitude stretches the string to the same configuration x(t).

Alberto G. Rojo

2005-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The Hamilton-Pontryagin Principle and Multi-Dirac Structures for Classical Field Theories  

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We introduce a variational principle for field theories, referred to as the Hamilton-Pontryagin principle, and we show that the resulting field equations are the Euler-Lagrange equations in implicit form. Secondly, we introduce multi-Dirac structures as a graded analog of standard Dirac structures, and we show that the graph of a multisymplectic form determines a multi-Dirac structure. We then discuss the role of multi-Dirac structures in field theory by showing that the implicit Euler-Lagrange equations for fields obtained from the Hamilton-Pontryagin principle can be described intrinsically using multi-Dirac structures. Lastly, we show a number of illustrative examples, including time-dependent mechanics, nonlinear scalar fields, Maxwell's equations, and elastostatics.

Joris Vankerschaver; Hiroaki Yoshimura; Melvin Leok

2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Construction and expression of synthetic DNA fragments coding for polypeptides with elevated levels of essential amino acids  

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Polypeptides, with elevated levels of essential amino acids, could be useful as partial protein supplements to food and feeds. To obtain DNA fragments coding for these polymers, oligonucleotides were construct...

J. M. Jaynes; P. Langridge; K. Anderson; C. Bond

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The N-terminus of HIV-1 Tat protein is essential for Tat-TAR RNA interaction  

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The human HIV transactivator protein Tat is essential for efficient viral transcription that ... occurs by a complex mechanism involving interaction of Tat with the TAR RNA element. This interaction ... , cyclin ...

O. Chaloin; J. -C. Peter; J. -P. Briand

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shock Hugoniots of molecular liquids and the principle of corresponding states  

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We observe that the shock velocity-particle velocity Hugoniots for various liquids (e.g. nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, argon) lie almost on top of one another. Recalling the work of Ross and Ree [J. Chem. Phys. 73, 6146-6152 (1980)], we hypothesize that these materials obey a principle of corresponding states. We use the principle to deduce how the Hugoniots of two corresponding materials should be related, and we compare the results with data and find good agreement. We suggest this as a method for estimating the Hugoniot of a material of the appropriate type in the absence of shock data, and we illustrate with fluorine.

Chisolm, Eric D [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Crockett, Scott D [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Shaw, Milton S [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new principle for low-cost hydrogen sensors for fuel cell technology safety  

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Hydrogen sensors are of paramount importance for the safety of hydrogen fuel cell technology as result of the high pressure necessary in fuel tanks and its low explosion limit. I present a novel sensor principle based on thermal conduction that is very sensitive to hydrogen, highly specific and can operate on low temperatures. As opposed to other thermal sensors it can be operated with low cost and low power driving electronics. On top of this, as sensor element a modified standard of-the shelf MEMS thermopile IR-sensor can be used. The sensor principle presented is thus suited for the future mass markets of hydrogen fuel cell technology.S.

Liess, Martin [Rhein Main University of Applied Sciences, Rsselsheim, Wiesbaden (Germany)

2014-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Heisenberg principle, namely on the information-disturbance trade-off in a quantum measurement  

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Common misconceptions on the Heisenberg principle are reviewed, and the original spirit of the principle is reestablished in terms of the trade-off between information retrieved by a measurement and disturbance on the measured system. After analyzing the possibility of probabilistically reversible measurements, along with erasure of information and undoing of disturbance, general information-disturbance trade-offs are presented, where the disturbance of the measurement is related to the possibility in principle of undoing its effect.

Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano

2002-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Teaming/Subcontracting Essential to Small Business Success Presented by: Tiki Dixon  

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Teaming/Subcontracting Teaming/Subcontracting Essential to Small Business Success Presented by: Tiki Dixon Vice President, Tetra Tech Dating Opportunities with Large Business * Blind date * Caught my eye * Formal introduction Right time, right place 2 Building a Relationship with Large Business * Talking to the right person * Expectations of the relationship * Focusing on core company capabilities * Investing in the relationship Where are we going? 3 Engagement to Each Other * Building on a trusting relationship * Proven interest in each other * Ready for next step Send out invitations 4 Will you Marry Me? * Dating was successful * Engagement was great * Ready for formal/ informal relationship Next step ... Prime Contractor 5 Tetra Tech Mentor/Protégé Agreements

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Essential Role in Modern Science William E. Johnston, ESnet Adviser and Senior Scientist  

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Evolution of Research and Evolution of Research and Education Networks and their Essential Role in Modern Science William E. Johnston, ESnet Adviser and Senior Scientist Chin Guok, Evangelos Chaniotakis, Kevin Oberman, Eli Dart, Joe Metzger and Mike O'Conner, Core Engineering, Brian Tierney, Advanced Development, Mike Helm and Dhiva Muruganantham, Federated Trust Steve Cotter, Department Head wej@es.net, this talk is available at www.es.net Energy Sciences Network Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Networking for the Future of Science TERENA Networking Conference 2009 2 DOE Office of Science and ESnet - the ESnet Mission * The Office of Science (SC) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for US research programs in high-energy

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DOE Office of Indian Energy Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development and Financing Essentials  

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Tribal Renewable Energy Project Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development and Financing Essentials Introduction The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs is responsible for assisting Tribes with energy planning and development, infrastructure, energy costs, and electrification of Indian lands and homes. As part of this commitment and on behalf of DOE, the Office of Indian Energy is leading education and capacity building efforts in Indian Country. 2 About the Speaker Elizabeth Doris * Senior Project Leader at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) * Specializes in strategies for developing clean energy technologies in public and private markets * Project manager for the DOE Office of Indian Energy project team at NREL 3 Why Complete a Renewable Energy Project?

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Stearoyl-CoA desaturase is an essential enzyme for the parasitic protist Trypanosoma brucei  

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Highlights: {yields} Inhibiting {Delta}9 desaturase drastically changes T. brucei's fatty-acid composition. {yields} Isoxyl specifically inhibits the {Delta}9 desaturase causing a growth arrest. {yields} RNA interference of desaturase expression causes a similar effect. {yields} Feeding T. brucei-infected mice with Isoxyl decreases the parasitemia. {yields} 70% of Isoxyl-treated mice survived the trypanosome infection. -- Abstract: Trypanosoma brucei, the etiologic agent of sleeping sickness, is exposed to important changes in nutrients and temperature during its life cycle. To adapt to these changes, the fluidity of its membranes plays a crucial role. This fluidity, mediated by the fatty-acid composition, is regulated by enzymes named desaturases. We have previously shown that the oleoyl desaturase is essential for Trypanosoma cruzi and T. brucei. In this work, we present experimental support for the relevance of stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) for T. brucei's survival, in both its insect or procyclic-form (PCF) and bloodstream-form (BSF) stages. We evaluated this essentiality in two different ways: by generating a SCD knocked-down parasite line using RNA interference, and by chemical inhibition of the enzyme with two compounds, Isoxyl and a thiastearate with the sulfur atom at position 10 (10-TS). The effective concentration for 50% growth inhibition (EC{sub 50}) of PCF was 1.0 {+-} 0.2 {mu}M for Isoxyl and 5 {+-} 2 {mu}M for 10-TS, whereas BSF appeared more susceptible with EC{sub 50} values 0.10 {+-} 0.03 {mu}M (Isoxyl) and 1.0 {+-} 0.6 {mu}M (10-TS). RNA interference showed to be deleterious for both stages of the parasite. In addition, T. brucei-infected mice were fed with Isoxyl, causing a reduction of the parasitemia and an increase of the rodents' survival.

Alloatti, Andres [Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina)] [Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina); Gupta, Shreedhara; Gualdron-Lopez, Melisa; Nguewa, Paul A. [Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium)] [Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium); Altabe, Silvia G. [Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina)] [Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina); Deumer, Gladys; Wallemacq, Pierre [Department of Clinical Chemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, LTAP, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium)] [Department of Clinical Chemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, LTAP, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium); Michels, Paul A.M. [Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium)] [Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (Belgium); Uttaro, Antonio D., E-mail: toniuttaro@yahoo.com.ar [Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina)

2011-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Design Principles and Case Study Analysis for Low Impact Development Practices - Green Roofs, Rainwater Harvesting and Vegetated Swales.  

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??This thesis on Low Impact Development (LID) Practices provides design guidelines and principles for three important LID practices: green roofs, rainwater harvesting and bioswales. The (more)

Ramesh, Shalini

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dalhousie University Sustainable Procurement Checklist Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS) has a signed Sustainability Policy and Statement of Principles. Our  

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Dalhousie University Sustainable Procurement Checklist Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS) has a signed Sustainability Policy and Statement of Principles. Our Procurement Policy reflects the importance of sustainability considerations

Brownstone, Rob

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Feminist perspectives on integration, progression and infusion as principles of curriculum design in life orientation / Mercy Olajumoke Kutu.  

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??This study explores teachers' beliefs, views and experiences of the design principles of integration, progression and infusion in the Life Orientation (LO) curriculum at the (more)

Kutu, Mercy Olajumoke

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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First-principles studies of carbon nanostructures and spin-phonon and electron-phonon coupling in solids  

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Some fundamental methods in first-principles electronica fundamental unit of many modern electronic devices. Overelectronic properties of materials, thereby opening greater possbilities for understanding fundamental

Chan, Kevin Timothy

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron-hole excitations and optical spectra from first principles Michael Rohlfing  

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Electron-hole excitations and optical spectra from first principles Michael Rohlfing Institut fu April 2000 We present a recently developed approach to calculate electron-hole excitations of the electronic system by the corresponding one- and two-particle Green's function. The method combines three

Wu, Zhigang

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Billiards Digest June, 2012 "VEPP Part III: Wagon Wheel Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES  

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Control and English." "Wagon wheel" drills are very useful to help you practice and develop cue ball (CB angle slightly for each ball. There is actually a system you can use to help decide where to placeBilliards Digest June, 2012 "VEPP ­ Part III: Wagon Wheel Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES David

Alciatore, David G.

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Billiards Digest October, 2012 "VEPP Part VII: 9-Ball Pattern Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES  

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Billiards Digest October, 2012 "VEPP ­ Part VII: 9-Ball Pattern Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES at some 9-ball pattern drills from Disc III: "VEPP III ­ Patterns and Safety Play." You can work on cut, stop, follow, draw, wagon wheel, and target drills all day long and become fairly proficient with them

Alciatore, David G.

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Billiards Digest November, 2012 "VEPP Part VIII: 8-Ball Pattern Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES  

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Billiards Digest November, 2012 "VEPP ­ Part VIII: 8-Ball Pattern Drills" ILLUSTRATED PRINCIPLES-dave-billiards.com/vepp. Last month, we looked at some useful 9-ball pattern drills from Disc III: "VEPP III ­ Patterns and Safety Play." This month, we look at some 8-ball pattern drills, also from the 3 rd DVD. You can work

Alciatore, David G.

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FPEOS: A First-Principles Equation of State Table of Deuterium for Inertial Confinement Fusion Applications  

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FPEOS: A First-Principles Equation of State Table of Deuterium for Inertial Confinement Fusion) Understanding and designing inertial confinement fusion (ICF) implosions through radiation- hydrodynamics. To minimize the drive energy for ignition, the imploding shell of DT- fuel needs to be kept as cold

Militzer, Burkhard

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-carbide in Alloy Steels: First-principles Jae Hoon Jang a  

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-carbide in Alloy Steels: First-principles Assessment Jae Hoon Jang a In Gee Kim a H. K. D. H that the silicon can enhance the formation of ­carbide; the mechanism of this effect is not understood words: Steels, -carbide, cementite, silicon, tempering There are two long­established reasons for adding

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Principles of Service-Oriented 5.1 Use Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74  

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Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 5.2 Service-Oriented Architectures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 5.2.1 Elements of Service-Oriented Architectures . . . . . . . . . . . 79 5.2.2 RPC versusChapter 5 Principles of Service-Oriented Computing 5.1 Use Cases

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Sufficient Stochastic Maximum Principle in a Regime-Switching Diffusion Model  

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We prove a sufficient stochastic maximum principle for the optimal control of a regime-switching diffusion model. We show the connection to dynamic programming and we apply the result to a quadratic loss minimization problem, which can be used to solve a mean-variance portfolio selection problem.

Donnelly, Catherine, E-mail: C.Donnelly@hw.ac.uk [Heriot-Watt University, Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics (United Kingdom)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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First-principles study of iron oxyfluorides and lithiation of FeOF  

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First-principles studies of iron oxyfluorides in the FeF[subscript 2] rutile framework (FeO[subscript x]F[subscript 2?x], 0?x?1) are performed using density functional theory (DFT) in the general gradient approximation ...

Chevrier, Vincent L.