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Manzanita Wind Energy Feasibility Study  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Manzanita Indian Reservation is located in southeastern San Diego County, California. The Tribe has long recognized that the Reservation has an abundant wind resource that could be commercially utilized to its benefit. Manzanita has explored the wind resource potential on tribal land and developed a business plan by means of this wind energy feasibility project, which enables Manzanita to make informed decisions when considering the benefits and risks of encouraging large-scale wind power development on their lands. Technical consultant to the project has been SeaWest Consulting, LLC, an established wind power consulting company. The technical scope of the project covered the full range of feasibility assessment activities from site selection through completion of a business plan for implementation. The primary objectives of this feasibility study were to: (1) document the quality and suitability of the Manzanita Reservation as a site for installation and long-term operation of a commercially viable utility-scale wind power project; and, (2) develop a comprehensive and financeable business plan.

Trisha Frank

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report  

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The Manzanita Indian Reservation is located in southeastern San Diego County, California. The Tribe has long recognized that the Reservation has an abundant wind resource that could be commercially utilized to its benefit, and in 1995 the Tribe established the Manzanita Renewable Energy Office. Through the U.S. Department of Energy's Tribal Energy Program the Band received funds to install a hybrid renewable power system to provide electricity to one of the tribal community buildings, the Manzanita Activities Center (MAC building). The project began September 30, 1999 and was completed March 31, 2005. The system was designed and the equipment supplied by Northern Power Systems, Inc, an engineering company with expertise in renewable hybrid system design and development. Personnel of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provided technical assistance in system design, and continued to provide technical assistance in system monitoring. The grid-connected renewable hybrid wind/photovoltaic system provides a demonstration of a solar/wind energy hybrid power-generating project on Manzanita Tribal land. During the system design phase, the National Renewable Energy Lab estimated that the wind turbine is expected to produce 10,000-kilowatt hours per year and the solar array 2,000-kilowatt hours per year. The hybrid system was designed to provide approximately 80 percent of the electricity used annually in the MAC building. The project proposed to demonstrate that this kind of a system design would provide highly reliable renewable power for community uses.

Trisha Frank

2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Manzanita Estates District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Manzanita Estates District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Manzanita Estates District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Manzanita Estates District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Manzanita Estates Sector Geothermal energy Type District Heating Location Reno, Nevada Coordinates 39.5296329°, -119.8138027° 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":[]}

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Toyota Prius "hum"  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Directed by Sam Mason and Pete Candeland, "Hum" is set to a catchy song that carries us on a journey through a charming miniature-style landscape to demonstrate the versatility of the Toyota Prius Hybrid and the lifestyles of various owners.

Anna Cunnington

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2002 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK12U620041883 * Purchase includes dealer price with options plus...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2002 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK12U920038976 * Purchase includes dealer price with options plus...

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Prius REV dbk.indd  

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Applications A All Rights Reserved VEHICLE FEATURES Base Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Prius VIN: JJ2BK18U820042105 Seatbelt Positions: Five Standard Features: CARB Certifi ed as...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2001 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK12U310035828 Vehicle Specifications VINJT2BK12U310035828 0 10 20 30...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2002 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK18U820042105 Vehicle Specifications VIN JT2BK18U820042105 0 10 20 30...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2002 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK18U720044279 Vehicle Specifications VIN JT2BK18U720044279 0 10 20 30...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius  

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Transmission See HEVAmerica Baseline Performance Fact Sheet for more information. 2002 Toyota Prius VIN JT2BK18U520038836 Vehicle Specifications VIN JT2BK18U520038836 0 10 20 30...

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Prius: a runtime for hybrid computing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prius is a framework for seamless execution of OpenCL programs across integrated, heterogeneous systems. Applications interfacing with Prius need not be aware of the characteristics of the hardware; instead the framework will automatically map kernel ...

Dominik Grewe

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric...  

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4 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Vehicle Accelerated Reliability Testing - October 2007 to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid...

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Fuel Economy of the 2014 Toyota Prius  

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Toyota Prius Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page 4 cyl, 1.8 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid Vehicle EPA...

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HEV Fleet Testing - Toyota Prius - Maintenance Sheet  

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Toyota Prius Hybrid VIN JT2BK12U310035828 1242002 7,618 Change oil and rotate tires 27.00 Date Mileage Description Cost 4302002 15,050 Change oil and rotate tires 27.00 ...

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2013 Toyota Prius  

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid 2013 Toyota Prius front view 2013 Toyota Prius rear view Front View - 2013 Toyota Prius Rear View - 2013 Toyota Prius The model year 2013 Toyota Prius PHV is the first production iteration of Toyota's hybrid system to be produced as a plug in electric vehicle, with a 4.4kWh lithium-ion battery. This vehicle includes a 1.8L Atkinson-cycle engine, two electric machines (one motor, one generator) with a power-split device used to control the blended allocation of energy between the two power paths. The 2013 Toyota Prius PHV was evaluated as part of the Advanced Vehicles Technology Evaluation (AVTE) under the funding and guidance of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Key Technology Third generation power-split configuration with plug-in capability

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2012 Toyota Prius  

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2 Toyota Prius 2 Toyota Prius 2012 Toyota Prius front view 2012 Toyota Prius rear view Front View - 2012 Toyota Prius Rear View - 2012 Toyota Prius The MY2012 Toyota Prius PHV is the first production iteration of Toyota's hybrid system to be produced as a plug in electric vehicle, with a 4.4kWh lithium-ion battery. This vehicle includes a 1.8L Atkinson-cycle engine, two electric machines (one motor, one generator) with a power-split device used to control the blended allocation of energy between the two power paths. Key Technology Third generation power-split configuration with plug-in capability 60kW Drive Motor 73kW 1.8L Atkinson cycle engine 207V, 4.4kWh Li-ion Battery Report Testing Summary, 20° F ambient temperature (pdf) Testing Summary, 72° F ambient temperature (pdf)

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PRIUS: An Educational Framework on PRAGMA Fostering Globally-Leading Researchers in Integrated Sciences  

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In 2005, Osaka University, in Japan, started an international educational program called, Pacific Rim International University (PRIUS), on top of the Pacific Rim Application and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) research framework. The PRIUS framework ... Keywords: PRAGMA, PRIUS, PRIME, Educational Framework

Susumu Date; Shoji Miyanaga; Kohei Ichikawa; Shinji Shimojo; Haruo Takemura; Toru Fujiwara

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toyota Prius Fuel Use in Yellowstone National Park - October...  

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Fuel Use in Yellowstone National Park - October 2006 Four 2004 Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) were introduced into the Yellowstone National Park motor pool during the...

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Test and Analysis of Toyota Prius Operation Mode  

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Toyota prius advanced control strategy is the key technology to reflect its energy saving and environmental protection. This paper analyzes prius operation principle, testing the vehicle's operation mode through road experiments of engine start, vehicle ... Keywords: HEV, operation mode, test, analysis

Yuantao Sun, Hongtian Zhang, Yunlong Wang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Toyota Prius Motor Thermal Management  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In the current hybrid vehicle market, the Toyota Prius drive system is considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is a significant accomplishment that Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. The Toyota Prius traction motor design approach for reducing manufacturing costs and the motor s torque capability have been studied and tested. The findings were presented in two previous Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) reports. The conclusions from this report reveal, through temperature rise tests, that the 2004 Toyota Prius (THSII) motor is applicable only for use in a hybrid automobile. It would be significantly undersized if used in a fuel cell vehicle application. The power rating of the Prius motor is limited by the permissible temperature rise of the motor winding (170 C) and the motor cooling oil (158 C). The continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures are projected from test data at 900 rpm. They are approximately 15 kW with 105 C coolant and 21 kW with 35 C coolant. These continuous ratings are much lower than the 30 kW specified as a technical motor target of the U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR Program. All tests were conducted at about 24 C ambient temperature. The load angle of each torque adjustment was monitored to prevent a sudden stop of the motor if the peak torque were exceeded, as indicated by the load angle in the region greater than 90 electrical degrees. For peak power with 400 Nm torque at 1200 rpm, the permissible running time depends upon the initial winding temperature condition. The projected rate of winding temperature rise is approximately 2.1 C/sec. The cooling-oil temperature does not change much during short peak power operation. For light and medium load situations, the efficiency varies from 80% to above 90%, and the power factor varies from 70% to above 90%, depending on the load and speed. When the motor is loaded heavily near the peak-torque (400-Nm) region, the efficiency goes down to the 40-50% range, and the power factor is nearly 100%. The efficiency is not a major concern at the high-torque region. The water-ethylene-glycol heat exchanger attached to the motor is small. During continuous operation, it dissipates about 76% of the total motor heat loss with 35 C coolant. The heat exchanger is less effective when the coolant temperature increases. With 75 C coolant, the heat exchanger dissipates about 38% of the motor heat. When the coolant temperature is 105 C, the heat exchanger not only stops cooling the motor but also adds heat to the large motor housing that acts as an air-cooled heat sink. From start to the base speed, 400 Nms of torque can be produced by the Prius motor with a reasonably low stator current. However, the permissible running time of the motor depends on the load drawn from the motor and the coolant temperature. In the Toyota Prius hybrid configuration, if the motor gets too hot and cannot keep running, the load can be shifted back to the engine. The motor acts to improve the system efficiency without being overly designed. A detailed thermal model was developed to help predict the temperature levels in key motor components. The model was calibrated and compared with the experimentally measured temperatures. Very good agreement was obtained between model and experiment. This model can now be used to predict the temperature of key motor components at a variety of operating conditions and to evaluate the thermal characteristics of new motor designs. It should be pointed out that a fuel-cell motor does not have an engine to fall back on to provide the needed wheel power. Therefore, the design philosophy of a fuel-cell motor is very different from that of a hybrid Prius motor. Further thermal management studies in the high-speed region of the Prius motor, fed by its inverter, are planned.

Hsu, J.S.

2005-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Toyota/Prius Motor Design and Manufacturing Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In today's hybrid vehicle market the Toyota Prius drive system is currently considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is significant that in today's marketplace Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. This project's objective is to analyze and study the Prius drive system to understand the design and manufacturing mechanisms Toyota utilized to achieved their performance and cost goals. During the course of this research effort ORNL has dissected both the 2003 and 2004 Toyota/Prius drive motors. This study is focused primarily on motor design considerations and an assessment of manufacturing issues.

Hsu, J.S.

2004-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? | Department of Energy  

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

Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? July 7, 2009 - 5:07pm Addthis Francis X. Vogel Executive Director and Coordinator of the Wisconsin Clean Cities coalition An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and Ava, for a memorable afternoon of sledding and hot chocolate. However, before leaving home, I unplugged a cord from the standard 110-volt wall socket in my garage and did likewise from the port on the back of my 2007 Toyota Prius. I rolled up the cord, placed it in my trunk, and smoothly drove off. Nestled in my vehicle's spare tire well, a 200-pound lithium-ion battery pack allowed me to go up to 30 miles on electric power before recharging. Yes, I'm fortunate to be one of the only private owners of a plug-in

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Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? | Department of Energy  

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Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? July 7, 2009 - 5:07pm Addthis Francis X. Vogel Executive Director and Coordinator of the Wisconsin Clean Cities coalition An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and Ava, for a memorable afternoon of sledding and hot chocolate. However, before leaving home, I unplugged a cord from the standard 110-volt wall socket in my garage and did likewise from the port on the back of my 2007 Toyota Prius. I rolled up the cord, placed it in my trunk, and smoothly drove off. Nestled in my vehicle's spare tire well, a 200-pound lithium-ion battery pack allowed me to go up to 30 miles on electric power before recharging. Yes, I'm fortunate to be one of the only private owners of a plug-in

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Microsoft Word - EXT-01-01522-Prius-Final.doc  

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vehicle. Unlike electric vehicles, where a kilowatt- hour meter can accurately measure energy flows, the energy use of a Prius type of HEV (non-grid connected) is determined by...

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Field Operations Program Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Vehicle...  

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vehicle. Unlike electric vehicles, where a kilowatt- hour meter can accurately measure energy flows, the energy use of a Prius type of HEV (non-grid connected) is determined by...

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Fuel Economy of the 2014 Toyota Prius v  

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Toyota Prius v Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page 4 cyl, 1.8 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid Vehicle EPA...

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Fuel Economy of the 2014 Toyota Prius c  

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Toyota Prius c Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page 4 cyl, 1.5 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid Vehicle EPA...

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Toyota prius hybrid electric Fleet and Accelerated Reliability...  

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I (Gen I) Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing (Model Years 2002 and 2003) - September 2006 A total of six Generation I (Model Years 2002...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Energy CS Prius Accel Testing Results...  

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2008 and the final results can be found in the table to the right. The Energy CS Prius averaged 66.1 mpg over the 5,596 miles of testing (5,440-mile goal). Based on an...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Hymotion Prius Accel Testing Results Report...  

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in May 2008 and the final results can be found in the table to the right. The Hymotion Prius averaged 79.5 mpg over the 5,591 miles of testing (5,440-mile goal). Based on an...

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BLACK THUNDER COAL MINE AND LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY EXPERIMENTAL STUDY  

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BLACK THUNDER COAL MINE AND LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF SEISMIC ENERGY of Explosive Engineers, 2-5 Feb 97, Las Vegas, NV #12;BLACK THUNDER COAL MINE AND LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL and David Gross Thunder Basin Coal Company Post Office Box 406 Wright, Wyoming 82732 D. Craig Pearson

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2008 Special Issue: Toyota Prius HEV neurocontrol and diagnostics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A neural network controller for improved fuel efficiency of the Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle is proposed. A new method to detect and mitigate a battery fault is also presented. The approach is based on recurrent neural networks and includes the ... Keywords: Battery diagnostics, Control, EKF, Fault mitigation, HEV, NN controller, NN model, Neurocontrol, RNN

Danil V. Prokhorov

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System  

SciTech Connect

The 2004 Toyota Prius is a hybrid automobile equipped with a gasoline engine and a battery- and generator-powered electric motor. Both of these motive-power sources are capable of providing mechanical-drive power for the vehicle. The engine can deliver a peak-power output of 57 kilowatts (kW) at 5000 revolutions per minute (rpm) while the motor can deliver a peak-power output of 50 kW over the speed range of 1200-1540 rpm. Together, this engine-motor combination has a specified peak-power output of 82 kW at a vehicle speed of 85 kilometers per hour (km/h). In operation, the 2004 Prius exhibits superior fuel economy compared to conventionally powered automobiles. To acquire knowledge and thereby improve understanding of the propulsion technology used in the 2004 Prius, a full range of design characterization studies were conducted to evaluate the electrical and mechanical characteristics of the 2004 Prius and its hybrid electric drive system. These characterization studies included (1) a design review, (2) a packaging and fabrication assessment, (3) bench-top electrical tests, (4) back-electromotive force (emf) and locked rotor tests, (5) loss tests, (6) thermal tests at elevated temperatures, and most recently (7) full-design-range performance testing in a controlled laboratory environment. This final test effectively mapped the electrical and thermal results for motor/inverter operation over the full range of speeds and shaft loads that these assemblies are designed for in the Prius vehicle operations. This testing was undertaken by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (FCVT) program through its vehicle systems technologies subprogram. The thermal tests at elevated temperatures were conducted late in 2004, and this report does not discuss this testing in detail. The thermal tests explored the derating of the Prius motor design if operated at temperatures as high as is normally encountered in a vehicle engine. The continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures are projected from test data at 900 rpm. A separate, comprehensive report on this thermal control study is available [1].

Staunton, Robert H [ORNL; Ayers, Curtis William [ORNL; Chiasson, J. N. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Burress, Timothy A [ORNL; Marlino, Laura D [ORNL

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System  

SciTech Connect

The 2004 Toyota Prius is a hybrid automobile equipped with a gasoline engine and a battery- and generator-powered electric motor. Both of these motive-power sources are capable of providing mechanical-drive power for the vehicle. The engine can deliver a peak-power output of 57 kilowatts (kW) at 5000 revolutions per minute (rpm) while the motor can deliver a peak-power output of 50 kW over the speed range of 1200-1540 rpm. Together, this engine-motor combination has a specified peak-power output of 82 kW at a vehicle speed of 85 kilometers per hour (km/h). In operation, the 2004 Prius exhibits superior fuel economy compared to conventionally powered automobiles. To acquire knowledge and thereby improve understanding of the propulsion technology used in the 2004 Prius, a full range of design characterization studies were conducted to evaluate the electrical and mechanical characteristics of the 2004 Prius and its hybrid electric drive system. These characterization studies included (1) a design review, (2) a packaging and fabrication assessment, (3) bench-top electrical tests, (4) back-electromotive force (emf) and locked rotor tests, (5) loss tests, (6) thermal tests at elevated temperatures, and most recently (7) full-design-range performance testing in a controlled laboratory environment. This final test effectively mapped the electrical and thermal results for motor/inverter operation over the full range of speeds and shaft loads that these assemblies are designed for in the Prius vehicle operations. This testing was undertaken by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (FCVT) program through its vehicle systems technologies subprogram. The thermal tests at elevated temperatures were conducted late in 2004, and this report does not discuss this testing in detail. The thermal tests explored the derating of the Prius motor design if operated at temperatures as high as is normally encountered in a vehicle engine. The continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures are projected from test data at 900 rpm. A separate, comprehensive report on this thermal control study is available [1].

Staunton, R.H.; Ayers, C.W.; Chiasson, J.N. (U Tennessee-Knoxville); Burress, B.A. (ORISE); Marlino, L.D.

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - EnergyCS Altair Nano Prius PHEVs Fleet...  

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North American PHEV Demonstration North American PHEV Demonstration Fleet Summary Report: EnergyCS Prius (Altairnano pack) Number of Vehicles: 2 (EnergyCS Data Loggers) Reporting...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - EnergyCS Valence Prius PHEVs Fleet report...  

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Activity North American PHEV Demonstration Fleet Summary Report:- EnergyCS Prius (Valance pack) Number of Vehicles: 5 (EnergyCS Data Logger) Reporting Period: 2008 Summary *...

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NOT EVERY HYBRID BECOMES ANOT EVERY HYBRID BECOMES A PRIUS: THE CASE AGAINST THEPRIUS: THE CASE AGAINST THE  

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NOT EVERY HYBRID BECOMES ANOT EVERY HYBRID BECOMES A PRIUS: THE CASE AGAINST THEPRIUS: THE CASE INTRODUCED ITS HYBRIDIN 1997 TOYOTA INTRODUCED ITS HYBRID CAR CALLED THE PRIUS WITH ELECTRICCAR CALLED THE PRIUS WITH ELECTRIC DRIVEDRIVE #12;IN THE 1950s FORD PROPOSED ITS HYBRID CARIN THE 1950s FORD PROPOSED

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Volante -Principal A minha vida com o Toyota Prius Plug-In  

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Volante - Principal A minha vida com o Toyota Prius Plug-In Autor: N.D. Editora: Medipress, Lda Id A minha vida com o Toyota Prius Plug-In Autor: N.D. Editora: Medipress, Lda Id: 1633751 Data Publicação

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

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Climatography of Thunder Events in the Conterminous United States. Part I: Temporal Aspects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Average durations of thunder events are greatest (>120 min) in the OklahomaKansas area and least (<60 min) along the west coast and northeast. The average point duration of thunder activity ranges from 10 000 to 12 000 min along the Gulf Coast, ...

Stanley A. Changnon Jr.

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid Synergy Drive System  

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Subsystems of the 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) were studied and tested as part of an intensive benchmarking effort carried out to produce detailed information concerning the current state of nondomestic alternative vehicle technologies. Feedback provided by benchmarking efforts is particularly useful to partners of the Vehicle Technologies collaborative research program as it is essential in establishing reasonable yet challenging programmatic goals which facilitate development of competitive technologies. The competitive nature set forth by the Vehicle Technologies Program (VTP) not only promotes energy independence and economic stability, it also advocates the advancement of alternative vehicle technologies in an overall global perspective. These technologies greatly facilitate the potential to reduce dependency on depleting natural resources and mitigate harmful impacts of transportation upon the environment.

Burress, Timothy A [ORNL; Campbell, Steven L [ORNL; Coomer, Chester [ORNL; Ayers, Curtis William [ORNL; Wereszczak, Andrew A [ORNL; Cunningham, Joseph Philip [ORNL; Marlino, Laura D [ORNL; Seiber, Larry Eugene [ORNL; Lin, Hua-Tay [ORNL

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer Cumulus Cloud Seeding Experiments near Yellowknife and Thunder Bay, Canada  

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A summer (June and July) cumulus cloud seeding experiment was conducted in Canada near Yellowknife in 1975 and 1976, and Thunder Bay in 1977 and 1978. Microphysical and dynamical measurements were made with three instrumented aircraft, flying in ...

G. A. Isaac; J. W. Strapp; R. S. Schemenauer; J. I. Macpherson

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Grid Security Educational Training with ThunderCloud: A Virtual Security Test Bed  

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In this paper, we describe a cloud based virtual smart grid test bed: ThunderCloud, which can be used for domain-specific security educational training applicable to the smart grid environment. The test bed consists of virtual machines connected using ... Keywords: Domain-Specific Security Training, Smart Grid, Virtual Test Bed

Joseph Stites, Ambareen Siraj, Eric L. Brown

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Toyota/Prius Motor Torque-Capability, Torque-Property, No-Load Back EMF, and Mechanical Losses  

SciTech Connect

In today's hybrid vehicle market, the Toyota Prius drive system is currently considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is significant that in today's marketplace, Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. This project's objective is to test the torque capability of the 2004 Prius motor and to analyze the torque properties relating to the rotor structure. The tested values of no-load back electromotive force (emf) and mechanical losses are also presented.

Hsu, J.S.

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - TM-2010-253 - 2010 Prius Report - 26 - Tim - edited 2-16-2011  

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Vehicle Technologies, EE-2G Vehicle Technologies, EE-2G 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585-0121 FY2011 EVALUATION OF THE 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID SYNERGY DRIVE SYSTEM Prepared by: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Mitch Olszewski, Program Manager Submitted to: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Vehicle Systems Team Susan A. Rogers, Technology Development Manager March 2011 ORNL/TM-2010/253 Energy and Transportation Science Division EVALUATION OF THE 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID SYNERGY DRIVE SYSTEM T. A. Burress S. L. Campbell C. L. Coomer C. W. Ayers A. A. Wereszczak J. P. Cunningham L. D. Marlino L. E. Seiber H. T. Lin Publication Date: March 2011 Prepared by the OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY

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Fuel Economy of the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid  

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Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Search for Other Vehicles View the Mobile Version of This Page Compare Side-by-Side 4 cyl, 1.8 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gas and Electricity EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize Regular Gas 50 Combined 51 City 49 Highway Elec+Reg. Gas 95 Combined 29 kw-hrs/100 miles *Miles per Gallon Equivalent - 1 gallon of gasoline=33.7 kw-hr Unofficial MPG Estimates Shared by Vehicle Owners My MPG Owner MPG Estimates are not yet available for this vehicle. How can I Share My MPG? Vehicle Specification Data EPA Size Class Additional Information Midsize Cars Drive Front-Wheel Drive Gas Guzzler no Turbocharger no Supercharger no Passenger Volume 94ft3 (Hatchback) Luggage Volume 22ft3 (Hatchback) Engine Descriptor Additional Information PHEV

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Field Operations Program, Toyota PRIUS Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance Characterization Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energys Field Operations Program evaluates advanced technology vehicles in real-world applications and environments. Advanced technology vehicles include pure electric, hybrid electric, hydrogen, and other vehicles that use emerging technologies such as fuel cells. Information generated by the Program is targeted to fleet managers and others considering the deployment of advanced technology vehicles. As part of the above activities, the Field Operations Program has initiated the testing of the Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), a technology increasingly being considered for use in fleet applications. This report describes the Pomona Loop testing of the Prius, providing not only initial operational and performance information, but also a better understanding of HEV testing issues. The Pomona Loop testing includes both Urban and Freeway drive cycles, each conducted at four operating scenarios that mix minimum and maximum payloads with different auxiliary (e.g., lights, air conditioning) load levels.

Francfort, James Edward; Nguyen, N.; Phung, J.; Smith, J.; Wehrey, M.

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System Interim Report  

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Laboratory tests were conducted to evaluate the electrical and mechanical performance of the 2004 Toyota Prius and its hybrid electric drive system. As a hybrid vehicle, the 2004 Prius uses both a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine and a battery-powered electric motor as motive power sources. Innovative algorithms for combining these two power sources results in improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions compared to traditional automobiles. Initial objectives of the laboratory tests were to measure motor and generator back-electromotive force (emf) voltages and determine gearbox-related power losses over a specified range of shaft speeds and lubricating oil temperatures. Follow-on work will involve additional performance testing of the motor, generator, and inverter. Information contained in this interim report summarizes the test results obtained to date, describes preliminary conclusions and findings, and identifies additional areas for further study.

Ayers, C.W.

2004-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electic Drive System Interim Report - Revised  

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The 2004 Toyota Prius is a hybrid automobile equipped with a gasoline engine and a battery-powered electric motor. Both of these motive power sources are capable of providing mechanical drive power for the vehicle. The engine can deliver a peak power output of 57 kilowatts (kW) at 5000 revolutions per minute (rpm) while the motor can deliver a peak power output of 50 kW at 1300 rpm. Together, this engine-motor combination has a specified peak power output of 82 kW at a vehicle speed of 85 kilometers per hour (km/h). In operation, the 2004 Prius exhibits superior fuel economy compared to conventionally powered automobiles. Laboratory tests were conducted to evaluate the electrical and mechanical performance of the 2004 Toyota Prius and its hybrid electric drive system. As a hybrid vehicle, the 2004 Prius uses both a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine and a battery-powered electric motor as motive power sources. Innovative algorithms for combining these two power sources results in improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions compared to traditional automobiles. Initial objectives of the laboratory tests were to measure motor and generator back-electromotive force (emf) voltages and determine gearbox-related power losses over a specified range of shaft speeds and lubricating oil temperatures. Follow-on work will involve additional performance testing of the motor, generator, and inverter. Information contained in this interim report summarizes the test results obtained to date, describes preliminary conclusions and findings, and identifies additional areas for further study.

Ayers, C.W.; Hsu, J.S.; Marlino, L.D.; Miller, C.W.; Ott, G.W., Jr.; Oland, C.B.; Burress, T.A.

2007-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The LANL/LLNL/AFTAC Black Thunder Coal Mine regional mine monitoring experiment  

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Cast blasting operations associated with near surface coal recovery provide relatively large explosive sources that generate regional seismograms of interest in monitoring a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). This paper describes preliminary results of a series of experiments currently being conducted at the Black Thunder Coal Mine in northeast Wyoming as part of the DOE CTBT Research and Development Program. These experiments are intended to provide an integrated set of near-source and regional seismic data for the purposes of quantifying the coupling and source characterization of the explosions. The focus of this paper is on the types of data being recovered with some preliminary implications. The Black Thunder experiments are designed to assess three major questions: (1) how many mining explosions produce seismograms at regional distances that will have to be detected, located and ultimately identified by the National Data Center and what are the waveform characteristics of these particular mining explosions; (2) can discrimination techniques based on empirical studies be placed on a firm physical basis so that they can be applied to other regions where there is little monitoring experience; (3) can large scale chemical explosions (possibly mining explosions) be used to calibrate source and propagation path effects to regional stations, can source depth of burial and decoupling effects be studied in such a controlled environment? With these key questions in mind and given the cooperation of the Black Thunder Mine, a suite of experiments have been and are currently being conducted. This paper will describe the experiments and their relevance to CTBT issues.

Pearson, D.C.; Stump, B.W.; Baker, D.F.; Edwards, C.L.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model year 2010 (Gen 3) Toyota Prius level 1 testing report.  

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As a part of the US Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), a model year 2010 Toyota Prius (Generation 3) was procured by eTec (Phoenix, AZ) and sent to ANL's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility for the purposes of 'Level 1' testing in support of the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). Data was acquired during testing using non-intrusive sensors, vehicle network connection, and facilities equipment (emissions and dynamometer data). Standard drive cycles, performance cycles, steady-state cycles and A/C usage cycles were conducted. Much of this data is openly available for download in ANL's Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D{sup 3}). The major results are shown here in this report. Given the preliminary nature of this assessment, the majority of the testing was done over standard regulatory cycles and seeks to obtain a general overview of how the vehicle performs. These cycles include the US FTP cycle (Urban) and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycle as well as the US06, a more aggressive supplemental regulatory cycle. Data collection for this testing was kept at a fairly high level and includes emissions and fuel measurements from the exhaust emissions bench, high-voltage and accessory current and voltage from a DC power analyzer, and minimal CAN bus data such as engine speed and pedal position. The following sections will seek to explain some of the basic operating characteristics of the MY2010 Prius over standard regulatory cycles.

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

2010-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

2001-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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2010 Toyota Prius VIN 0462 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Toyota Prius HEV (VIN: JTDKN3DU2A5010462). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2010 Toyota Prius VIN 6063 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Toyota Prius HEV (VIN JTDKN3DU5A0006063). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Toyota/Prius Motor Torque Capability, Torque Property, No-Load Back EMF, and Mechanical Losses, Revised May 2007  

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In today's hybrid vehicle market, the Toyota/Prius drive system is currently considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is significant that in today's marketplace, Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. This project's objective is to test the torque capability of the 2004 Prius motor and to analyze the torque properties relating to the rotor structure. The tested values of no-load back electromotive force (emf) and mechanical losses are also presented.

Hsu, J.S.; Ayers, C.W.; Coomer, C.L.; Wiles, R.H.; Burress, T.A.; Campbell, S.L.; Lowe, K.T.; Michelhaugh, R.T.

2007-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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Rolling Thunder -- Integration of the Solo 161 Stirling engine with the CPG-460 solar concentrator at Ft. Huachuca  

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Project Rolling Thunder is a dish/Stirling demonstration project at Ft. Huachuca, a US Army fort in southeastern Arizona (Huachuca means rolling thunder in Apache). It has been supported by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), a cooperative program between the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy (DOE). As part of a 1992 SERDP project, Cummins Power Generation, Inc. (CPG) installed a CPG 7 kW(c) dish/Stirling system at the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) in Ft. Huachuca, Arizona. The primary objective of the SERDP Dish/Stirling for DoD Applications project was to demonstrate a CPG 7-kW(c) dish/Stirling system at a military facility. Unfortunately, Cummins Engine Company decided to divest its solar operations. As a direct result of Ft. Huachuca`s interest in the Cummins dish/Stirling technology, Sandia explored the possibility of installing a SOLO 161 Stirling power conversion unit (PCU) on the Ft. Huachuca CPG-460. In January 1997, a decision was made to retrofit a SOLO 161 Stirling engine on the CPG-460 at Ft. Huachuca. Project Rolling Thunder. The SOLO 161 Demonstration at Ft. Huachuca has been a challenge. Although, the SOLO 161 PCU has operated nearly flawlessly and the CPG-460 has been, for the most part, a solid and reliable component, integration of the SOLO PCU with the CPG-460 has required significant attention. In this paper, the integration issues and technical approaches of project Rolling Thunder are presented. Lessons of the project are also discussed.

Diver, R.B.; Moss, T.A.; Goldberg, V.; Thomas, G.; Beaudet, A.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Roar of the Thunder Dragon: the Bhutanese Audio-visual Industry and the Shaping and Representation of Contemporary Culture  

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Roar of the Thunder Dragon: The Bhutanese Audio-visual Industry and the Shaping and Representation of Contemporary Culture Tshewang Dendup? A Bhutanese journalist recently remarked that these days, the phones dont ring, they sing. And when... , through the support of the BCCI has approached the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement for the allocation of theater space in the urban areas. The MPAB has already received applications from Bumthang and Chukha. Piracy Tobgye of Mila Communications...

Dendup, Tshewang

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Atlantic Richfield Company Black Thunder mine haul road dust study. [Wyoming  

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An examination of the effectiveness of various haul road dust control measures was performed at ARCO's Black Thunder Mine near Wright, Wyoming by evaluating both visible observations and quantitative measurements of particle concentrations. In order to evaluate dust control effectiveness both a 300 foot (91.5 meter) and 175 foot (53.4 meter) section of the main coal haul road was selected for testing. The test sections were separated by a 200 foot (61 meter) buffer zone. Each test section was relatively straight and away from interferences from other mine sources. The five haul road treatment test sequences evaluated for control measure effectiveness were: an untreated road segment; water treatment two times per hour; water treatment four times per hour; previously chemically treated segment of haul road (ARCO 2400 dust suppressant); and testing after application of Coherex (10% dilution). By comparing uncontrolled situations with various controlled situations, an estimate of the control efficiency of the dust control measures was determined. Based upon the results of the study a fugitive dust control scheme was selected considering control effectiveness, economics and operational efficiency.

Maxwell, D.R.; Hormel, T.R.; Ives, J.A.

1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary report on the Black Thunder, Wyoming CTBT R and D experiment quicklook report: LLNL input from regional stations  

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This report presents a preliminary summary of the data recorded at three regional seismic stations from surface blasting at the Black Thunder Coal Mine in northeast Wyoming. The regional stations are part of a larger effort that includes many more seismic stations in the immediate vicinity of the mine. The overall purpose of this effort is to characterize the source function and propagation characteristics of large typical surface mine blasts. A detailed study of source and propagation features of conventional surface blasts is a prerequisite to attempts at discriminating this type of blasting activity from other sources of seismic events. The Black Thunder Seismic experiment is a joint verification effort to determine seismic source and path effects that result from very large, but routine ripple-fired surface mining blasts. Studies of the data collected will be for the purpose of understanding how the near-field and regional seismic waveforms from these surface mining blasts are similar to, and different from, point shot explosions and explosions at greater depth. The Black Hills Station is a Designated Seismic Station that was constructed for temporary occupancy by the Former Soviet Union seismic verification scientists in accordance with the Threshold Test Ban Treaty protocol.

Harben, P.E.; Glenn, L.A.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Driving Intensity and Incomplete Charging on the Fuel Economy of a Hymotion Prius PHEV  

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On-road testing was conducted on a Hymotion Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation in Phoenix, Arizona. The tests were comprised of on-road urban and highway driving during charge-depleting and charge-sustaining operation. Determining real-world effectiveness of PHEVs at reducing petroleum consumption in real world driving was the main focus of the study. Throughout testing, several factors that affect fuel consumption of PHEVs were identified. This report discusses two of these factors: driving intensity (i.e., driving aggressiveness) and battery charging completeness. These two factors are unrelated, yet both significantly impact the vehicles fuel economy. Driving intensity was shown to decrease fuel economy by up to half. Charging completeness, which was affected by human factors and ambient temperature conditions, also showed to have great impact on fuel economy for the Hymotion Prius. These tests were performed for the U.S. Department of Energys Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, part of the U.S. Department of Energys Vehicle Technology Program, is conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation.

Richard Barney Carlson

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on the Field Performance of A123Systemss HymotionTM Plug-in Conversion Module for the Toyota Prius  

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A123Systemss HymotionTM L5 Plug-in Conversion Module (PCM) is a supplemental battery system that converts the Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) into a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The Hymotion system uses a lithium ion battery pack with 4.5 kWh of useable energy capacity. It recharges by plugging into a standard 110/120V outlet. The system is designed to more than double the Prius fuel efficiency for 30-40 miles of charge depleting range. If the Hymotion pack is fully depleted, the Prius operates as a normal HEV in charge sustaining mode. The Hymotion L5 PCM is the first commercially available aftermarket product complying with CARB emissions and NHTSA impact standards. Since 2006, over 50 initial production Hymotion Plug-in Conversion Modules have been installed in private fleet vehicles across the United States and Canada. With the help of the Idaho National Laboratory, which conducts the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), A123Systems collects real-time vehicle data from each fleet vehicle using on-board data loggers. These data are analyzed to determine vehicle performance. This paper presents the results of this field evaluation. Data to be presented includes the L5 Prius charge depleting range, gasoline fuel efficiency, and electrical energy efficiency. Effects of driving conditions, driving style, and charging patterns on fuel efficiency are also presented. Data show the Toyota Prius equipped with the Hymotion Plug-in Conversion Module is capable of achieving over 100 mpg in certain driving conditions when operating in charge depleting mode.

Huang Iu; John Smart

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determining PHEV Performance Potential User and Environmental Influences on A123 Systems Hymotion Plug-In Conversion Module for the Toyota Prius  

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A123Systemss HymotionTM L5 Plug-in Conversion Module (PCM) is a supplemental battery system that converts the Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) into a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The Hymotion system uses a lithium ion battery pack with 4.5 kWh of useable energy capacity and recharges by plugging into a standard 110/120V outlet. The system is designed to more than double the Prius fuel efficiency for 30-50km of charge depleting range. This paper will cover efforts by A123 Systems and the Idaho National Laboratory in studying the on-road performance of this PHEV fleet. The performance potentials of various fleets will be compared in order to determine the major influences on overall performance.

John G. Smart; Huang Iu

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

James Francfort; Donald Karner; Ryan Harkins; Joseph Tardiolo

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Black Thunder Coal Mine and Los Alamos National Laboratory experimental study of seismic energy generated by large scale mine blasting  

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In an attempt to better understand the impact that large mining shots will have on verifying compliance with the international, worldwide, Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT, no nuclear explosion tests), a series of seismic and videographic experiments has been conducted during the past two years at the Black Thunder Coal Mine. Personnel from the mine and Los Alamos National Laboratory have cooperated closely to design and perform experiments to produce results with mutual benefit to both organizations. This paper summarizes the activities, highlighting the unique results of each. Topics which were covered in these experiments include: (1) synthesis of seismic, videographic, acoustic, and computer modeling data to improve understanding of shot performance and phenomenology; (2) development of computer generated visualizations of observed blasting techniques; (3) documentation of azimuthal variations in radiation of seismic energy from overburden casting shots; (4) identification of, as yet unexplained, out of sequence, simultaneous detonation in some shots using seismic and videographic techniques; (5) comparison of local (0.1 to 15 kilometer range) and regional (100 to 2,000 kilometer range) seismic measurements leading to determine of the relationship between local and regional seismic amplitude to explosive yield for overburden cast, coal bulking and single fired explosions; and (6) determination of the types of mining shots triggering the prototype International Monitoring System for the CTBT.

Martin, R.L.; Gross, D. [Thunder Basin Coal Co., Wright, WY (United States); Pearson, D.C.; Stump, B.W. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Anderson, D.P. [Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, TX (United States). Dept. of Geological Sciences

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Toyota Prius Plug-In HEV: A Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car in NREL's Advanced Technology Vehicle Fleet (Fact Sheet)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This fact sheet highlights the Toyota Prius plug-in HEV, a plug-in hybrid electric car in the advanced technology vehicle fleet at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). In partnership with the University of Colorado, NREL uses the vehicle for grid-integration studies and for testing new hardware and charge-management algorithms. NREL's advanced technology vehicle fleet features promising technologies to increase efficiency and reduce emissions without sacrificing safety or comfort. The fleet serves as a technology showcase, helping visitors learn about innovative vehicles that are available today or are in development. Vehicles in the fleet are representative of current, advanced, prototype, and emerging technologies.

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2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plugging Away In A Prius  

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The paper discusses how Jonathan Sawyer changed his car into a hybrid electric vehicle. This paper also studies changing into lithium-ion batteries to increase the capacity.

J. Voelcker

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Economy of the 2013 Toyota Prius  

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1.8 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize Regular Gasoline 50 Combined 51 City 48 Highway...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2002 Toyota Prius  

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27.62 8212002 31,897 Check Engine Light on, dealer found an open circuit and broken wire due to manufacturer defect in wire harness of vacuum NC 932002 33,432 Changed oil,...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2002 Toyota Prius  

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

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2002 Toyota Prius  

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mileage objectives. Mileage accumulated in highway travel was less than 20% of the total miles driven. Major Operations & Maintenance Events: Rack and pinion replaced @ 25,000 and...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2002 Toyota Prius  

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Hybrid VIN JT2BK12U920038976 Date Mileage Description Cost 3222002 7,607 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 592002 15,309 Changed oil, rotated tires 27.00 6252002 22,523...

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HEV Fleet Testing - 2002 Toyota Prius  

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tires 30.31 7211999 83,542 Changed oil, rotated tires 30.31 871999 87,138 Inverter cooling malfunction the inverter overheated due to external temperature NC 8191999...

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Hymotion Prius Conversion PHEV Demonstration Summary Report ...  

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rights. References herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trade mark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or...

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

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by Hybrid Civic and Prius Drivers . 66Fusion Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Honda Accord Nissan AltimaCamry Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Toyota Prius Toyota Prius

Martin, Elliott William

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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by Hybrid Civic and Prius Drivers . 66Fusion Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Honda Accord Nissan AltimaCamry Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Toyota Prius Toyota Prius

Martin, Elliot William

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliable GPS Integer Ambiguity Resolution  

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by Hybrid Civic and Prius Drivers . 66Fusion Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Honda Accord Nissan AltimaCamry Toyota Camry Toyota Prius Toyota Prius Toyota Prius

Chen, Anning

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Economy of the 2013 Toyota Prius v  

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1.8 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize Regular Gasoline 42 Combined 44 City 40 Highway...

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Fuel Economy of the 2013 Toyota Prius c  

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1.5 L Automatic (variable gear ratios) Regular Gasoline Compare Side-by-Side Hybrid EPA Fuel Economy Miles per Gallon Personalize Regular Gasoline 50 Combined 53 City 46 Highway...

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HEV America Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - 2002 Toyota Prius...  

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inches Rear Window Defroster 1 State-Of-Charge Meter TIRES Low Rolling Resistance Tires Tire Mfg: Bridgestone BATTERY Tire Model: Potenza Tire Size: P17565R14 Manufacturer:...

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Microsoft Word - Compare Driving Styles_ ETEC Hymotion Prius...  

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Driving intensity is the energy at the wheels used for propulsion. Recaptured energy through regenerative braking is not considered when calculating driving intensity....

82

EnergyCS Prius Altairnano 2009 Report.xls  

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period: All trips combined Overall gasoline fuel economy (mpg) Overall DC electrical energy consumption (DC Whmi) 2 Total number of trips Total distance traveled (mi) Trips...

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EnergyCS Prius Valence 2009 Report.xls  

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period: All trips combined Overall gasoline fuel economy (mpg) Overall DC electrical energy consumption (DC Whmi) 2 Total number of trips Total distance traveled (mi) Trips...

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: 2002/2003 Toyota Prius Fleet...  

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

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Prius: generic hybrid trace compression for wireless sensor networks  

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Several diagnostic tracing techniques (e.g., event, power, and control-flow tracing) have been proposed for run-time debugging and postmortem analysis of wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Traces generated by such techniques can become large, defying the ... Keywords: compression, sensor networks, tracing

Vinaitheerthan Sundaram; Patrick Eugster; Xiangyu Zhang

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Argonne TTRDC - D3 (Downloadable Dynamometer Database) - 2010...  

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Toyota Prius 2010 Toyota Prius Front View - 2010 Toyota Prius 2010 Toyota Prius Rear View - 2010 Toyota Prius The MY2010 Toyota Prius represents the most recent iteration of...

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Effects of Vehicle Image in Gasoline-Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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are substantially higher, particularly for the Toyota Prius.In 2004, Toyota updated the Prius, introducing a larger,vehicles, including the Toyota Prius. Vehicle 2004 Sales (11

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

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles:Mobile Electricity Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-In Prius Talk," in Green Cared, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with Large Auxiliary Powerfive, including several Prius conversions in various stages

Williams, Brett D

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

A Primer on Automobile Semiotics  

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2002. Toyota Motor Company. Prius News Flashes. Winter 2005following meaning chain for one owner of the Toyota Prius:Prius Hybrid Future Technology (Higher Efficiency) Good for

Heffner, Reid R.; Turrentine, Tom; Kurani, Ken

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Effects of Vehicle Image in Gasoline-Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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are substantially higher, particularly for the Toyota Prius.2004, Toyota updated the Prius, introducing a larger, morevehicles, including the Toyota Prius. Vehicle 2004 Sales (11

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

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

Commercializing light-duty plug-in/plug-out hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles: Mobile Electricity technologies and opportunities  

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Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-In Prius Talk," in Green Cared, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with Large Auxiliary Powerfive, including several Prius conversions in various stages

Williams, Brett D; Kurani, Kenneth S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Essays in Behavioral Economics and Environmental Policy  

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Conspicuous Conserv. Effect on Prius Market Share: 2 x NConspicuous Conserv. Effect on Prius Market Share: Fulliv List of Figures Prius ownership and Democrat party share

Sexton, Steven E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Non aliud iure dici debeamus quam Christiani: Heresy and Orthodoxy, Catholicity and Schism in the Late Fourth Century  

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thronum. Hi vero qui prius cum eo contristati fuerant,damnata catholica fide, quam prius adserebant, dum metuuntquas pro fide et ueritate prius scripserat, uindicaretur,

Whiting, Colin Mathew

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Learning from Consumers: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Demonstration and Consumer Education, Outreach, and Market Research Program  

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based on the stock Toyota Prius Energy Monitor and Fuelof the Project. Another Prius (purchased with funding fromused than in a conventional Prius and it is easier, though

Kurani, Kenneth S; Axsen, Jonn; Caperello, Nicolette; Davies, Jamie; Stillwater, Tai

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Driving Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Reports from U.S. Drivers of HEVs converted to PHEVs, circa 2006-07  

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District (2006) PHEV Prius Test Program by SacramentoMotor Sales (2006) Photo: Toyota Prius Interior, Electronichttp://www.toyota.com/prius/interior.html Accessed 2 April

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles: "Mobile Electricity" Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-In Prius Talk," in Green Cared, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with Large Auxiliary Powerfive, including several Prius conversions in various stages

Williams, Brett D

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

ThunderPower Bus Evaluation at SunLine Transit Agency  

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Source ............................. 30 Figure 2: Gasoline and CNG Prices by Gasoline Gallon Equivalent ................................................ 64 Figure 3: Diesel and CNG Prices by Diesel Gallon Equivalent ..................................................................... 102 Figure 5: Historical E85 Stations and E85 Sales Volume

98

Hym Prius Commercial-use Ch and Dr All 2009.xlsx  

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Commercial-use Commercial-use Charging rate: Level 1 Number of vehicles: Charge control: Uncontrolled Date range: Jan - Dec 2009 Battery Capacity: 5 kWh Weekday Weekend Number of trips Total distance driven (mi) Number of charging events Charging energy consumed (AC kWh) Charge depleting (CD) distance driven (mi) Percent of total distance Charge sustaining (CS) distance driven (mi) Percent of total distance Driving segments between charging events 1 153 32,253 3,478 179,351 15,767 61,134 5,309 575,891 58,893 12,902 1,461 Overall 66,443 634,784 14,363 35,731 195,118 31% 439,667 69% 31% 27% 396,540 43,127 69% 73% Vehicle Technologies Program 0 100000 200000 300000 400000 500000 600000 700000 Weekday Weekend Distance traveled (mi) Distance Traveled by Operating Mode CS CD 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% f total distance driven driving segment

99

Hym Prius Personal-use Ch and Dr 9-2008 to 3-2010.xlsx  

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Personal-use Personal-use Charging rate: Level 1 Number of households: Charge control: Uncontrolled Date range: Sep 2008 - Mar 2010 Battery Capacity: 5 kWh Weekday Weekend Number of trips Total distance driven (mi) Number of charging events Charging energy consumed (AC kWh) Charge depleting (CD) distance driven (mi) Percent of total distance Charge sustaining (CS) distance driven (mi) Percent of total distance Driving segments between charging events 1 67 1,285 373 7,596 1,828 1,735 510 14,142 5,026 401 130 Overall 2,245 531 1,659 19,168 9,425 49% 9,743 51% 54% 36% 6,545 3,198 46% 64% Vehicle Technologies Program 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 16000 Weekday Weekend Distance traveled (mi) Distance Traveled by Operating Mode CS CD 0% 20% 40% 60% f total distance driven driving segment bin Miles-weighted Distribution of Distance

100

DRAFT: Conspicuous Conservation: The Prius Effect and WTP for Environmental Bona Fides ?  

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The wish to become proper objects of this respect, to deserve and obtain this credit and rank among our equals, may be the strongest of all our desires. - Adam Smith 1

Steven E. Sexton; Alison L. Sexton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conspicuous Conservation: The Prius Effect and Willingness to Pay for Environmental Bona  

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The wish to become proper objects of this respect, to deserve and obtain this credit and rank among our equals, may be the strongest of all our desires. - Adam Smith 1

Steven E. Sexton; Alison L. Sexton

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Microsoft PowerPoint - 1-07 1052 BOA1052 04 Prius.ppt  

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103

Thomas Aquinas On the Nature and Experience of Beauty  

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sensitivum aut vegetativum, prius adhuc dicendum quid sitbonum et malum morale per prius consistit in voluntate. Cf.quod ens non dicitur esse prius bono illo modo dicendi prius

Sevier, Christopher Scott

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Application Security what are the costs of doing business?  

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... Page 11. What does incomplete Application Security cost? Prius 2005 recall ... Automobile as Industrial Control System (ICS) Prius 2010 recall ...

2011-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

105

Aligning CSR with Power: Two Pragmatic Strategies for Transformational Change  

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the next generation Toyota Prius. Now reasonably sized andof 120% in February 2005, the Prius has captured a sizable

Hickie, Jane; Konar, Ellen; Tomlinson, Steven

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

The Body-Worlds of Opicinus de Canistris, Artist and Visionary (1296-ca.1354)  

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sum magis cecus quam prius. Tunc iterum illa sapientia mundiuirtutem minus cognoui quam prius, factusque sum totaliter

Whittington, Karl Peter

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Nonne gratum habere debuerunt: Martyrdom as a Spiritual Test in the Luciferian Libellus Precum  

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catholicos adserebant subscripsissent prius cum haereticis,damnantes quam prius defenderant fidem (SC 504:168-71). for

Whiting, Colin

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Alternative Fuels, Vehicle Technologies and Urban Logistics  

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Center have deployed 10 conventional Prius hybrid vehiclesand 10 Prius plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) in real-world

Witt, Maggie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

8 | IEEE TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY MAGAZINE | fALL 2013 POLICY PERSPECTIVES  

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as a result of bottom-up consumer choices. The Toyota Prius story is emblem- atic. The efficient Prius has

Hanson, Stephen José

110

Social Implications of Vehicle Choice and Use  

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do increase (e.g. , the 2006 Prius or the 2006 Escape Hy-$998 for the 2006 Toyota Prius. And, al- though manufacturerFigures 3.6 and 3.7. SRT4 Prius Prius Prius SRT4 SRT4 Prius

Langer, Ashley Anne

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Interpersonal Influence within Car Buyers Social Networks: Five Perspectives on Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Demonstration Participants  

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perspectives. The PHEV is a Toyota Prius converted to allowconversion and a regular Toyota Prius, and none had a stronglight bulbs, and a hybrid Toyota Prius in their driveway.

Axsen, Jonn; Kurani, Kenneth S.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Learning from Consumers: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Demonstration and Consumer Education, Outreach, and Market Research Program  

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1) HEV to PHEV Conversions Toyota Priuses were purchased anddisplays based on the stock Toyota Prius Energy Monitor andin the 2007 and 2008 model Toyota Priuses converted to PHEVs

Kurani, Kenneth S; Axsen, Jonn; Caperello, Nicolette; Davies, Jamie; Stillwater, Tai

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Essays in Behavioral Economics and Environmental Policy  

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The Washington Post, Toyotas Prius Proving to Be theHeroes of the Environment: Toyota Prius Design Team, 2007.by ownership of the Toyota Prius. In a second essay, I

Sexton, Steven E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Symbolism in Californias Early Market for Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Symbolism and the Adoption of Fuel-Cell Vehicles  

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

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

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Symbolism in Californias Early Market for Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

The Early U.S. Market for PHEVs: Anticipating Consumer Awareness, Recharge Potential, Design Priorities and Energy Impacts  

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HEVs), typified by the Toyota Prius, continue to achieverelatively low CD range (the Prius Plug-in) and one designeddesigns, e.g. Toyotas Plug-in Prius with less than 10 miles

Axsen, Jonn; Kurani, Kenneth S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

The Evolution of Sustainable Personal Vehicles  

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definition, a hybrid (e.g. the Prius) is not considered totheir already impressive Prius platform, and there are eventhat they will make the Prius its own line using multiple

Jungers, Bryan D

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Hydrogen Storage Options: Technologies and Comparisons for Light-Duty Vehicle Applications  

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in a hydrogen-fueled Prius by Texaco Ovonic (References 10-rates permitting the Prius to be tested on the Federal Urbanof the hydrogen-fueled Prius was about 150 miles. Higher

Burke, Andy; Gardiner, Monterey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Batteries for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs): Goals and the State of Technology circa 2008  

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New Type of Battery for Next Prius, The Wall Street Journal,typified by the Toyota Prius. Currently, interest has turneda plug-in version of the Prius, General Motors is working

Axsen, Jonn; Burke, Andy; Kurani, Kenneth S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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New VW Jetta Diesel Tops Prius in Fuel-Economy Marathonand diesel vehicles and a full Prius-style hybrid electricconsumption of a 2009 Toyota Prius and a 2009 VW Jetta TDI

Sperling, Daniel; Cannon, James S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

A theoretical and simulation-based examination of household vehicle choice through an adoption perspective  

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Taurus Ford Explorer Toyota Prius Comfort Annual Fixed CostFor example, when the Toyota Prius first came onto the mar-Hybrid Highlander Hybrid Prius Eligible Model Years Table

Liu, Jenny Hsing-I

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Performance Characteristics of Lithium-ion Batteries of Various Chemistries for Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles  

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design. Simulations of Prius plug-in hybrids were performedpresented for a plug-in Prius-type vehicle using differentchemistries Simulations of Prius plug-in hybrids have been

Burke, Andrew; Miller, Marshall

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Quantifying the benefits of hybrid vehicles  

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month; one model, the Toyota Prius has reached sales volumesbe charged again. The Toyota Prius, for example, has a topAlso, the battery in the Prius only allows for about one

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

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Folk Quantification of Transportation Energy: An initial investigation of perceptions of automobile energy use  

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Chevrolet Tahoe Toyota Prius, Subaru Forrester Geo PrizmChrysler Pacifica Toyota Prius, Plymouth Voyager Ford Rangerthings she likes about her Prius is that, Its got a smaller

Silvis, Julia; Leighty, Wayne; Karner, Alex

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Transportation and its Infrastructure  

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examples are: Toyota Prius, Mercedes E-class sedans,1998 introduction of the Toyota Prius hybrid in the Japanesefull hybrids such as the Prius offering perhaps 4050% fuel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Are batteries ready for plug-in hybrid buyers?  

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type of battery for next Prius, The Wall Street Journal,2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle

Axsen, Jonn; Kurani, Kenneth S.; Burke, Andrew

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Mortgage default and student outcomes, the solar home price premium, and the magnitude of housing price declines  

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graduates and of registered Prius hybrid vehicles. The finalOutside of the Toyota Prius, solar homes are perhaps thetract and the Toyota Prius share of registered vehicles in

Dastrup, Samuel R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Are Batteries Ready for Plug-in Hybrid Buyers?  

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type of battery for next Prius, The Wall Street Journal,2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle

Axsen, Jonn; Kurani, Kenneth S; Burke, Andy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Symbolism and the Adoption of Fuel-Cell Vehicles  

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most popular HEV, the Toyota Prius, now exceed 100,000 unitsper year, placing the Prius in the top 20% of U.S.Civic Hybrid, or Toyota Prius. In discussion with these

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

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Ultracapacitor Technologies and Application in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles  

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at high efficiency. For a Prius size vehicle, if the useablesustaining hybrid like the Prius. If the energy stored inplanetary, dual-mode (Toyota/Prius) c. Multiple-planetary,

Burke, Andy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Environmental Knowledge, Environmental Attitudes, and Vehicle Ownership and Use  

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

Flamm, Bradley John

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Car buyers and fuel economy?  

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and sales of Toyotas Prius are reaching 100,000 units percommitment, buyers of Toyotas Prius generally had to waittruck, and another bought a Prius rather than a compact SUV.

Turrentine, Tom; Kurani, Kenneth S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Performance, Charging, and Second-use Considerations for Lithium Batteries for Plug-in Electric Vehicles  

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chemistries Simulations of Prius plug-in hybrids have beenSimulation results for Prius PHEVs using various lithium-ionSimulation results for Prius PHEVs using various lithium-ion

Burke, Andrew

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Commitment is a Two-Way Street: Toyota, California and NUMMI  

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Golden State still love Prius? The Sacramento Bee, Feb.the main market for the Prius, by far, according to Jesseaccounts for one in four Prius sales in the U.S. NUMMI would

Shaiken, Harley

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

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

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

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Alice on the Road  

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downhill, sucking her little Prius into the whoosh of theirsqueeze it all into her Prius with whatever paraphernaliaher absolute upper limit in the Prius, when she saw the road

Satterly, Faye Ann

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Interpersonal Influence within Car Buyers Social Networks: Five Perspectives on Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Demonstration Participants  

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The PHEV is a Toyota Prius converted to allow the rechargingconversion and a regular Toyota Prius, and none had a strongattractive than the Prius. 4.3 Electric-drive enthusiasts

Axsen, Jonn; Kurani, Kenneth S.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Are Batteries Ready for Plug-in Hybrid Buyers?  

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type of battery for next Prius, The Wall Street Journal June2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive cycle

Axsen, Jonn; Burke, Andy; Kurani, Kenneth S

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Semiotics and Advanced Vehicles: What Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) Mean and Why it Matters to Consumers  

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Future Toyota Hybrids: Prius Times Three. Available from:S. (2003) Toyota's Prius Hybrid Named Motor Trend's 'Car ofYork. MacCurdy (2006) PHEV Prius Test Program by Sacramento

Heffner, Reid R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) - North American and...  

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Driving Schedule) dynamometer test cycles 8 4 Hymotion Prius Gen I - UDDS Fuel Use * 5 kWh A123Systems (Li) and Prius packs (AC kWh) Hymotion PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing...

142

EPRI/IWC - AVTA's PHEV Testing and Demonstration Activities  

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and 100% recharging times * Vehicle specifications 7 Hymotion Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 5 kWh A123Systems (Li) V1 and Prius packs (AC kWh) Hymotion PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS...

143

Wenatchee PHEV Conversions Workshop - AVTA's PHEV Testing and...  

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Economy Driving Schedule) dynamometer test cycles 7 Hymotion Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 5 kWh A123Systems (Li) V1 and Prius packs (AC kWh) Hymotion PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS...

144

Austin Energy AltCar Expo - AVTA's PHEV Testing and Demonstration...  

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Economy Driving Schedule) dynamometer test cycles 6 Hymotion Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 5 kWh A123Systems (Li) V1 and Prius packs (AC kWh) Hymotion PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS...

145

Semiotics and Advanced Vehicles: What Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) Mean and Why it Matters to Consumers  

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Automobile (2007) Future Toyota Hybrids: Prius Times Three.features/news/0706_future_toyota_hybrids/ Automotive News742. Freeman, S. (2003) Toyota's Prius Hybrid Named Motor

Heffner, Reid R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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

147

Folk Quantification of Transportation Energy: An initial investigation of perceptions of automobile energy use  

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Passat, Chevrolet Tahoe Toyota Prius, Subaru Forrester Geooil) Chrysler Pacifica Toyota Prius, Plymouth VoyagerFord Ranger Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla Mercedes 300D (

Silvis, Julia; Leighty, Wayne; Karner, Alex

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Deregulation and Resource Reconfiguration In The Electric Utility Industry  

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credentials on your sleeve, the Prius is the way to go. (Ulrich, 2004). Thus, the Prius produces a private benefit to

Delmas, Magali; Russo, Michael V.; Montes-Sancho, Maria J.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Deregulation and environmental differentiation in the electric utility industry  

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on your sleeve, the Prius is the way to go (Ulrich, 2004).Thus, the Prius produces a private benefit to the wearer as

Delmas, M; Russo, M V; Montes-Sancho, M J

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

DEREGULATION AND RESOURCE RECONFIGURATION IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY  

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credentials on your sleeve, the Prius is the way to go. (Ulrich, 2004). Thus, the Prius produces a private benefit to

Delmas, Magali A; Russo, Michael V.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Air Quality Impacts of Some Alternative Vehicle Options UC Irvine National Fuel Cell Research Center 1 March 28, 2008  

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.................................................................................................................7 Table 2. Technical specifications for the 2000 Toyota Prius..............................................8 Table 3. Emission factors for the 2000 Toyota Prius (from Graham, 2006) ......................8

Dabdub, Donald

152

Issue 5: High Interest in Hybrid Cars  

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Professor Ong owns a Toyota Prius. Kim Haselhoff is a post-introduction of the 2004 Toyota Prius, a second genera- tion

Ong, Paul M.; Haselhoff, Kim

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

INL/EXT-09-XXXXX  

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2007 Toyota Prius 8820 with Gen I Hymotion Prius Conversion Plug-In Hybrid Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Jeffrey Wishart James Francfort June 2010 The Idaho National...

154

INL/EXT-09-XXXXX  

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2007 Toyota Prius 8820 with Gen II Hymotion Prius Conversion Plug-In Hybrid Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Jeffrey Wishart James Francfort June 2010 The Idaho National...

155

Plug-In 2010 Template  

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... InvergerTM) Escape PHEV systems, CARB Certified, FMVSS Prius PHEV systems Core Battery Technologies Staff ...

2011-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

156

ESA Reports Symposium: Effects of Human Choices on Characteristics  

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conservation programs, and rapid increases in the sales of the Prius hybrid automobile in recent years

Byrne, Loren

157

The Memorial Church please silence all electronic devices upon entering  

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genuisti, natura Mirante, tuum sanctum Genitorem; virgo prius ac Posterius, Gabrielis ab ore sumens illud

158

Associate Professor Visiting Scholar  

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attracted intensive research and de- velopment interests in the automotive industry. The Toyota Prius

Mi, Chunting "Chris"

159

PH&EV Research Center Dr. Tom Turrentine Director  

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Introduction of Toyota Aqua Introduction of 3rd Toyota Prius #12;G eneration 3 HEVs 2014 Early core market: 6, Prius top selling vehicle 4 years : 2 million registered California: 10% 3rd quarter of 2013, Prius best by Model Accord PHEV Fusion PHEV C-MAX Energi Prius Plug-In Volt #12;12 Sept. YTD Top 10 selling PEVs

California at Davis, University of

160

Mining Data to Find Subsets of High Activity Dhammika Amaratunga1  

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.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Raritan, NJ 08869 (damaratu@prius.jnj.com) 2 National

Cabrera, Javier

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Ching-Shin Norman Shiau Postdoctoral Research Fellow  

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) to PHEVs with equivalent size and performance (similar to a Toyota Prius) under urban driving conditions

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| | English | | | RSS | www.sciencenet.cn 2007-9-11 23:28:9  

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:28:9 ""911 20072005 · "" 2005 19761978 . "" PriusPrius """ "" 1987 " #12; " """ 2007 E-mail go and his wife Susan drive their hybrid car Prius when really needed. The so-called hybrid car means the car is equipped with gas tank and chargeable batteries as well. Prius is a relatively successful and famous

Zare, Richard N.

163

OPPOSITIONAL PAIRS AND CHRISTOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS: REREADING AUGUSTINE'S DE TRINITATE  

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this lacuna. Elizabeth Clark has advocated that study of Brachtendorff; see his "`. . . prius esse cogitare

Huang, Jianyu

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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE  

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-wheel motors, EMB : · standard ABS algorithms are not adapted to regenerative braking (Toyota Prius

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Contact: Ilina Datkhaeva Office: 303.492.2515  

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highlights include a visit from Bill Reinert, the "Man Behind the Prius". Reinert is National Manager

Stowell, Michael

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Integrated Ferroelectrics, 71: 221232, 2005 Copyright Taylor & Francis Inc.  

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is higher than for the Thunder pieces, rendering the samples prone to depoling. The displacement loop

Mossi, Karla

167

Are Batteries Ready for Plug-in Hybrid Buyers?  

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3170-3176 Shirouzu, N. (2007) Toyota puts off new type ofGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 driveGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive

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Are Batteries Ready for Plug-in Hybrid Buyers?  

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31703176. Shirouzu, N. , 2007. Toyota puts off new type ofGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 driveGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive

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Are batteries ready for plug-in hybrid buyers?  

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3170-3176 Shirouzu, N. (2007) Toyota puts off new type ofGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 driveGelder (2008) simulations for Toyota Prius with US06 drive

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Enhancing Today for Tomorrow Proprietary and Confidential Information-Zada Partners  

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­ 2008 Toyota Prius City: 48 mpg Highway: 45 mpg Combined: 46 mpg ­ Alternative Fuels " Make your own(6), Diesel 30 41 Most Efficient Midsize Cars Toyota Prius Hybrid 4 cyl, 1.5 L, Automatic(CVT), HEV

Bertini, Robert L.

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ALISON SEXTON 52 Groveland Terrace, #105 | Minneapolis, MN, 55403  

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Conservation: The Prius Effect and Willingness to Pay for Environmental Bona Fides." (with Steven E. Sexton. PRESENTATIONS "Conspicuous Conservation and the Prius Premium: Willingness to Pay for Environmental Bona Fides

Levinson, David M.

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Angelo Cenedese angelo.cenedese@unipd.it  

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ambientale ed energetico "Prius Effect": vedere la performance per entrare in competizione virtuosa Energy 10% e il 56%. Prius Effect: www.luciddesigngroup.com Progetto di ricerca europeo per l

Schenato, Luca

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UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE PATENT-PENDING INVENTION, APPLICATION NO. 61/297,958 OF 25 JAN 2010  

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by Hybrid Water Heaters and Hybrid Prius car where existing power and storage technologies are integrated by Hybrid Water Heaters and Hybrid Prius car where existing power and storage technologies are integrated

Kostic, Milivoje M.

174

SAVE A NAPKIN SAVE A TREE: THE ROLE OF METAPHORS IN PRODUCT DESIGN TO CHANGE BEHAVIOR  

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environmental impact. For example, in the Prius automobile from Toyota Motor Company, an instantaneous fuel example of making a mundane, everyday behavior (throwing out trash) fun. #12;Figure 1. a: Toyota Prius

Papalambros, Panos

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Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference  

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architecture is a combinatorial problem; for example, Zhang et al. discussed a 4- mode Toyota Prius consumption for a 1 Copyright c 2013 by ASME #12;FIGURE 1. The Toyota Prius Hybrid System in the lever analogy

Papalambros, Panos

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Zipcar at Cal Poly Fast, Convenient, Affordable and environmentally friendly.  

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Prius and Scion XB) These Zipcars are located on the south end of the parking lot near the Library bus stop. A-1 Parking Lot ­ (Toyota Prius and Scion XB) These cars are located on the south east end

Sze, Lawrence

177

Argonne TTRDC - APRF - Research Activities - Developing PHEV...  

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Developing PHEV Test Methods and Procedures (SAE J1711) Argonne tests a EnergyCS Prius PHEV Conversion The EnergyCS Prius PHEV Conversion is tested on the APRF's dynamometers....

178

APRF - Vehicle Datasheets  

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results of various powertrain configurations. Electrovaya Escape (479 kB pdf) Energy CS Prius (517 kB pdf) Hybrids Plus Escape (411 kB pdf) Hybrids Plus Prius (425 kB pdf) Hymotion...

179

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

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

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PowerPoint Presentation  

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- integrated emissions, DAQ, CAN, power analyzer 3 Testing Completed - Kokam Hymotion Prius, dedicated test vehicle - EnergyCS Prius ver.1 and ver.2, AVTA vehicle - A123 Hymotion...

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he electrification of passenger vehicles has the potential to address three of the most critical  

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exist for helping to achieve these goals. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), such as the Toyota Prius. Larger PHEV batteries enable longer electric travel between charges. The PHEV version of the Prius has

McGaughey, Alan

182

Little Ben: The Ben Franklin Racing Team's Entry in the  

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Racing Team was able to construct "Little Ben," a drive-by-wire Toyota Prius with an array of onboard Prius hybrid vehicle modified for drive-by-wire operation with an onboard array of sensors and computers

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183

A University of Alabamay Research Center  

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gasoline and diesel Hybrid electrics ­ From mostly engine driven (Toyota Prius) to mostly electric (GM Volt) Hybrid powertrain From mostly engine driven (Toyota Prius) to mostly electric (GM Volt) ­ Key

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184

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #292: November 3, 2003 Most...  

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Hybrid 4 cyl, 1.3 L, Manual(5), Regular 46 51 Most Efficient Midsize Cars Photo of a Toyota Prius (Hybrid). Toyota Prius (Hybrid) 4 cyl, 1.5 L, Automatic(Variable), Regular 59 51...

185

Automviles Ms y Menos Efficientes  

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del 2010 (de acuerdo a mpg en ciudad) OVERALL Ms Efficientes MPG Cuidad Carretera Toyota Prius Toyota Prius 51 48 Autos Ms y Menos Eficientes del 2010 por Tamao EPA MPG...

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Testing 8 Baseline Performance Testing Results 9 EnergyCS Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 9 kWh Valence lithium pack - AC kWh EnergyCS PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing 0 10 20 30...

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Testing 7 Baseline Performance Testing Results 8 EnergyCS Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 9 kWh Valence lithium pack - AC kWh EnergyCS PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing 0 10 20 30...

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - PHEV Testing Results and...  

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on cycles 7 Baseline Performance Testing Results 8 EnergyCS Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 9 kWh Valence lithium pack - AC kWh EnergyCS PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing 180 9 170...

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and field demonstrating nine different PHEV models and charging infrastructure 4 * 5 kWh A123Systems (Li) V1 and Prius packs (AC kWh) Hymotion Prius - UDDS Fuel Use Hymotion...

190

tate-of-the-art bipedal robots can perform a great variety of tasks, demonstrating impressive versatility.  

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or a Toyota Prius. The Cornell machine is also a specialist, capable of walking economically and little else

191

Uncertainty quantification in ground vehicle dynamics through  

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

Negrut, Dan

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34 MaxPlanckForschung Spezial | 09 m die knappen Ressourcen  

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. Dennoch unterstützt solch ein Speicher schon den Verbrennungsmo- tor des Hybrid-Autos Toyota Prius. Mit

193

Technical Report Documentation Page 1. Report No.  

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will save the household $535 per year in operating costs. Similarly, the Toyota Prius PHEV, when compared

194

ENVIRONMENT: UCR studying merits of cleaner construction equipment  

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of hybrid cars such as the Toyota Prius, introducing them is a slow process but can catch on, Johnson said

195

Fourteenth Annual University of Oregon  

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Programming Contest, 2010 RAISING THE BAR Like many new hybrid cars, a Prius has an energy consumption display

Rejaie, Reza

196

ELECTRIC DRIVE BY `25: How California Can Catalyze Mass Adoption of  

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, Tesla Model S Sedan, Fisker Karma, Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, CODA Sedan, and Ford Focus Electric

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Serving the Brigham Young University Community universe.byu.edu  

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, and embroidered with the words, "Florida Python Hunters." Then the hike back to their Toyota Prius, which

Seamons, Kent E.

198

Machine Design Op.miza.on Based on Finite Element Analysis using  

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Toyota Prius! Nissan Leaf! Chevy Volt! #12;WEMPEC 5/2/2012 Condor Week 2012 WJ - 4 EV Electric Machine

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199

Diesel Futures Forget the black soot and smoke. Modern diesel-powered cars are quiet, clean and fast.  

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, and be within a gnat's whisker of a gasoline hybrid like the Prius. The studies of total energy consumption

200

18 MaxPlanckForschung Spezial | 10 m die knappen Ressourcen  

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. Dennoch unterstützt solch ein Speicher schon den Verbrennungsmo- tor des Hybrid-Autos Toyota Prius. Mit

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Committee Reports 02/01/10 02/07/10 Student Group Registration  

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. Transportation Zipcarbrakegate 2010 ends well; the Prius is NOT being recalled; the breaks are FINE; no one

Devoto, Stephen H.

202

HAVE you ever noticed a friend or neighbour driving a new hybrid  

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such as the Toyota Prius have recognisable designs, advertising their driver's commitment to cleaner energy for all

Rand, David G.

203

A Smart Workplace Princeton University has once again  

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-in Toyota Prius WeCar at the Graduate College. Transportation & Parking Services #12;Fall 2012 Princeton in

Bou-Zeid, Elie

204

Spatiotemporal priority as a fundamental principle of  

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Prius in the mall's crowded parking lot, there are at least two ways to solve the problem: you might

Santos, Laurie R.

205

Everything you ever wanted (or didn't want)  

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coefficient... #12;Really, everything... Ford Model T CD = 0.8 Toyota Prius CD = 0.26 #12;Really, everything

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Ken Resnicow, PhD University of Michigan  

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What's Best for Poor People #60 Toyota Prius #59 Natural Medicine #58 Japan #57 Juno #56 Lawyers #55

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unbc.ca/whyunbc Handbook for Future Students  

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President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. George Iwama poses with his Prius on campus. The Details + Life After UNBC

Northern British Columbia, University of

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Georgia Institute of Technology | Milwaukee School of Engineering | North Carolina A&T State University | Purdue University University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | University of Minnesota | Vanderbilt University  

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, hybrids and hybrids with plug-in conversions ­ Including: Ford Escape, Toyota Prius, and others · Two, 2010NSF CCEFP Site Visit Recharge-IT results Electricity usage: · Escape PHEV: 133.2 Wh/mile; Prius (HEV) vs plug-in (PHEV) ­ Escape and Prius only · PHEV uses both gasoline and electricity ­ Gasoline

Li, Perry Y.

209

Letter Report on Testing of Distributed Energy Resource, Microgrid, and End-Use  

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Prius Hybrid vehicles from the Hawaii State Motor Pool become available. These vehicles were converted at no-cost to this project and included in the Hymotion Prius Conversion PHEV Demonstration program run.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/avta/pdfs/phev/hymotion_prius_wrapup_inl-ext-11- 23746.pdf. In addition, due

210

Technische Universitt Berlin Institut fr Energie-und Automatisierungstechnik  

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Elektrische Antriebe für Stra?enfahrzeuge 2-1 ?bung 2: Toyota Prius ­ Split Hybrid 2.1: Planetengetriebe Ein Stra?enfahrzeuge 2-2 2.2: Parallelhybrid mit Leistungsverzweigung Ein Hybridfahrzeug, z.B. Toyota Prius, wird mit der Struktur eines Toyota Prius soll modelliert werden. Skizze: Daten: Verbrennungsmotor Elektromotor

Wichmann, Felix

211

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

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

Edwards, Paul N.

212

Impact of SiC Devices on Hybrid Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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is the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV, the other is a plug-in HEV (PHEV), whose powertrain architecture is the same as that of the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV. The vehicle-level benefits from the introduction of the SiC devices is the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV, which has a split powertrain architecture shown in Fig. 1. The other is a plug

Tolbert, Leon M.

213

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS AND GROUP PROCESSES Going Green to Be Seen  

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describe one of the most successful cars in recent U.S. history: the Toyota Prius, a small-statured automobile coveted across demographic categories. Why is the Prius is so successful? One possibility is that the Prius is a hybrid gas­electric vehicle, meaning that it costs less to fuel. Yet it costs many thousands

Sorenson, Michael

214

912 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, VOL. 47, NO. 2, MARCH/APRIL 2011 Impact of SiC Devices on Hybrid Electric and  

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and weight and the vehicle's fuel economy. Two types of HEVs are considered. One is the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV Prius HEV. The vehicle-level benefits from the introduction of SiC devices are demonstrated://ieeexplore.ieee.org. Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/TIA.2010.2102734 Fig. 1. Powertrain architecture of 2004 Toyota Prius

Tolbert, Leon M.

215

STA665 Spring 2005 Due Friday, May 6, 11:59pm, by email  

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debilitating lack of excitement in life. To this end, you example 5 different vehicles - a Saturn, a Prius (1=Saturn, 2=Prius, 3=TransAm, 4=Element, 5=Hummer). 1. Fit a poisson regression to these data=graduate degree, S=Saturn, P=Prius, T=TransAm, E=Element. 2. Using your final model, compute a confidence interval

Viele, Kert

216

Project Description This project is intended to provide the powertrain and vehicle modeling and simulation tools needed  

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and compared with the more standard parallel and Prius planetary arrangements in terms of system efficiency and electric operation of the actuators in the CVT. Modeling of the Prius planetary and Civic single in the drivelines and to validate the simulation results for the hybrids, especially the PHEVs. 2004 Prius PHEV, 3 k

California at Davis, University of

217

History's Worst Software Bugs By Simson Garfinkel Story location: http://www.wired.com/news/technology/bugs/0,2924,69355,00.html  

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,000 of its Prius hybrid vehicles following reports of vehicle warning lights illuminating for no reason, the root of the Prius issue wasn't a hardware problem -- it was a programming error in the smart car's embedded code. The Prius had a software bug. With that recall, the Pruis joined the ranks of the buggy

Overstreet, C. Michael

218

F2010-B-107 MODELING OF THE THS-II SERIES/PARALLEL POWER TRAIN AND  

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effective HEV power train: case study of the 2nd generation Toyota Prius. It presents the simulation work of the overall operation of the Toyota Hybrid System (THS-II) of the Prius, and explores not only its power with road test measurements realized on a MY06 Prius in Ile-de-France, in terms of the power train

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

219

Influence of Rotor Structure and Number of Phases on Torque and Flux Weakening Characteristics of V-shape Interior PM  

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on torque and Flux weakening region of V-shape IPM machine from TOYOTA PRIUS type, more specifically number on the machine characteristics, PRIUS structure is transformed into 5-phase machine of the same which have the same type and dimensions of TOYOTA PRIUS machine [6], but they differ in the phase number

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

220

EV3 : Traction drives and generators A: Electric machine design and optimization 1  

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of Rotor Structure and Number of Phases on First and Second Order Characteristics of TOYOTA PRIUS torque, torque-speed characteristics. I. STUDIED PRIUS MACHINE A. The average torque Taverage (first of PRIUS machine. A methodology consists of coupling between an optimization program of Matlab and the FEM

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FA L L 2 0 1 1 I S S U E CARPOOLING VANPOOLING CAR SHARING BIKING TIGERTRANSIT MASS TRANSIT  

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; carpoolers now receive a $50 gas card each quarter, up from $25; and we've added a new plug-in Toyota Prius. Additionally, a new plug-in Toyota Prius is available at the Graduate College location. As of September 2011Car account, the first year membership fee is waived. WeCar Locations ·Graduate College (plug-in Prius) NEW

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222

Hybrid Vehicle design and evaluation Andrew Burke and Hengbing Zhao  

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-mode (Toyota/Prius) c. Multiple-planetary,dual-mode (GM) d. Multiple-shaft, dual-clutch transmission (VW effi ciency data from simulations for 2004 Prius and 2006 Civic HEV Drive Cycle NEDC FUDS HWFE T US06 Si m 3.2 (74) 3.5 (68) 3.6 (66) 5.5 (43)2004 Prius HEV EP A 3.6 (67) a 3.6 (65) c Si m 4.1 (58) 4

California at Davis, University of

223

Policy Implications from: -Charging Surveys  

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;Workplace Charging 0.00% 20.00% 40.00% 60.00% 80.00% 100.00% 120.00% ToyotaPlug-In Prius ChevyVolt Nissan.00% 120.00% ToyotaPlug-In Prius ChevyVolt Nissan Leaf FreeWorkplaceCharging morethan 5 times aweek 4.00% ToyotaPlug-In Prius ChevyVolt Nissan Leaf WorkplaceSame Price AsHome Electricity morethan 5 times aweek 4

California at Davis, University of

224

UCAR Help Guide and Program Procedure  

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of Contents UCAR Help Guide Page o Fueling your UCAR 3 o Picking up and Returning a UCAR 4 o Pre-2010 Prius UCAR Starting Instructions 5 o Camry and 2010+ Prius UCAR Starting Instructions 6 o Generic UCAR (Bl k t ) i t th d i t d b t t i h l d hift Pre-2010 Prius UCAR Starting Instructions 5 Power Data Key

Queitsch, Christine

225

Common Ohio Abbreviations Reference Librarian  

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Nisi Prius KFO51.A4 O35 O.F.D. Ohio Federal Decisions KFO47.A4 O38 Ohio Ohio Reports KFO45.A2 Ohio Abs Prius KFO51.A4 O35 Ohio F. Dec Ohio Federal Decisions KFO47.A4 O38 Ohio Law Abs. Ohio Law Abstract KFO47d Ohio Miscellaneous Reports, Second Series KFO47 .O43 Ohio N.P. Ohio Nisi Prius Reports KFO51.A4 O

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file:///Users/salvina/Desktop/Out%203/transportesemrevista19Outubro.htm[11/10/21 14:31:56] ARTIGO INTERNET  

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:31:56] ARTIGO INTERNET Toyota Prius Plug-in confirma poupança de combustível in http://transportesemrevista.com Data: 2011-10-19 Link: http://www.transportesemrevist ... Toyota Prius Plug-in confirma poupança de combustível Os cinco automóveis Toyota Prius Plug-in que circularam em Portugal, ao abrigo do maior teste de

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Tiragem: 14985 Pas: Portugal  

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.mota@economico.pt A Toyota Caetano estima ven- der 40 unidades do modelo Prius Plug-in no primeiro ano de comercialização em passado, para um total de 110 mil carros. Ainda assim, o novo Prius Plug-in, o mais recente ele- mento da que o Prius, pioneiro da tecnologia híbrida, tem já um caminho de 15 anos na indústria automó- vel

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

228

IITD-IBMIRL System for Question Answering using Pattern ...  

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... the expected answer type. Example: In what year was the Prius concept car introduced? (Ques. 245.3) has answer 1997 ...

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

229

Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles: "Mobile Electricity" Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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combustion Prius, Eco Fuel CNG Hybrid Escape, and Solara methanol vehicle, and a CNG vehicle. The participants werewas predominately the CNG vehicle. The authors explain the

Williams, Brett D

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercializing light-duty plug-in/plug-out hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles: Mobile Electricity technologies and opportunities  

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combustion Prius, Eco Fuel CNG Hybrid Escape, and Solara methanol vehicle, and a CNG vehicle. The participants werewas predominately the CNG vehicle. The authors explain the

Williams, Brett D; Kurani, Kenneth S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles:Mobile Electricity Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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combustion Prius, Eco Fuel CNG Hybrid Escape, and Solara methanol vehicle, and a CNG vehicle. The participants werewas predominately the CNG vehicle. The authors explain the

Williams, Brett D

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Learning from Consumers: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Demonstration and Consumer Education, Outreach, and Market Research Program  

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production of further hybrid cars. Similarly, Larry Rhodesbuying Priuses as commute carshybrids were fairly popularhybrid vehicles are being made available to (predominately new-car

Kurani, Kenneth S; Axsen, Jonn; Caperello, Nicolette; Davies, Jamie; Stillwater, Tai

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Saving Fuel, Reducing Emissions  

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and Impacts of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options for Compactand Impacts of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options. (EPRI: PaloEvaluation of Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Toyotas Prius vs.

Kammen, Daniel M.; Arons, Samuel M.; Lemoine, Derek M.; Hummel, Holmes

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Microsoft Word - EVS24 rev3.docx  

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Conversion Module (PCM) is a supplemental battery system that converts the Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) into a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The Hymotion...

235

Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated Reliability Testing  

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

236

Driving Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Reports from U.S. Drivers of HEVs converted to PHEVs, circa 2006-07  

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news.cfm? newsid=8142 [30] Toyota Motor Sales (2006) Photo: Toyota Prius Interior, Electronic MultifunctionYork: 2 Apr. p. C 1 [43] Toyota Motor Corporation (2007)

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

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237

Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow | Department...  

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Energy Make Your Mark in the 2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling...

238

NREL: Education Programs - NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity...  

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two mobile renewable electricity generation systems and three advanced vehicles-a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle, a plug-in Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle,...

239

Vehicle Setup Information Downloadable Dynamometer Database ...  

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Toyota Prius Test cell location 2WD Advanced Powertrain Research Facility Document date 872013 Vehicle Dynamometer Input Revision number 3 Notes: Test weight lb Target A lb...

240

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

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

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

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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track distance, average & maximum speeds AVTA PHEVs Currently Being Tested * EnergyCS Prius - 9 kWh Valence lithium pack - Completed baseline performance testing - Completed...

242

MonthlyReportAll  

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driven: 344 112010 to 12312010 Number of vehicles: Fleet Summary Report - Hymotion Prius (Kvaser data logger) Date range of data received: North American PHEV Demonstration...

243

VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity  

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Testing Activity North American PHEV Demonstration Monthly Summary Report - Hymotion Prius (V2Green data logger) Total Number Vehicles - 169 (May 2010) Total Cumulative Test...

244

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-meter. For comparison, most robots have a COT of 1.5 or more. Humans walk with a COT of about 0.2. A Toyota Prius

Ruina, Andy L.

245

PA 9949 Hertz Exhibit E Pricing Sheet Revised by Amendment No. 7  

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-Brid (Prius) $28.73 Hy-Brid (Camry) $30.20 Alternative Fuel $36.09 Pi k U / C Rates are on 24 hour clock

Maxwell, Bruce D.

246

Tahira N. Reid1 Postdoctoral Fellow  

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such as the Toyota Prius or do you start with new ideas? Unlike luxury and sportiness, the concept of green does

Papalambros, Panos

247

Market Implications of Synergism Between Low Drag Area and Electric  

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the UDDS, Highway, and US06 Cycles. The 2001 EPRI Base Case Had a High Drag Area. Prius/Volt-like Drag

248

MonthlyReportAll  

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driven: 366 112008 to 12312010 Number of vehicles: Fleet Summary Report - Hymotion Prius (Kvaser data logger) Date range of data received: North American PHEV Demonstration...

249

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Applications All Rights Reserved VEHICLE FEATURES Base Vehicle: 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid VIN: JTDKN3DU2A5010462 Seatbelt Positions: Five Standard Features: Air...

250

Technology@TMS: Online Article - Materials Technology@TMS  

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According to an announcement posted on the NWO Web site, an electric car comparable to the Toyota Prius would need to carry 317 kilos of lithium batteries to...

251

Driver's Education and Formal Interface Specifications Jason O. Hallstrom and David P. Jacobs  

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they are all different under the hood. Just take a look; one quick peek at the engine of a Mustang and a Prius

Hallstrom, Jason

252

Paper Submitted to 2002 Annual Conference of the Transportation Association of  

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Nally and B. Hellinga 2 (Wickens, C9). The Toyota Prius has a reported EPA fuel consumption rate of 4.5L/100km

Hellinga, Bruce

253

Energy Department Launches National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation...  

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Moniz Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center, New Supercomputer A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling...

254

Research Highlight  

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First Comes the Thunder: Precursors to Local Rainfall in the West African Monsoon Download a printable PDF Submitter: Roeder, L. R., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Area of...

255

Automated extraction and classification of thunderstorm and ...  

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... found that thunder- storms dominated the wind climate in West Texas. ... may be unrealistically long, suggest- ing that intermediate beginning and ...

2013-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

256

LAGUNITACOURT ENVIRONMENTAL  

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RO O M W ILLO W PINE CORDURA VENTURA GovernorsCorner SCHIFF ROBINSON ADAMS RICKER CENTER POTTER BEEF AKCREEK CLU B ADM IN- O FFICE RENTAL O FFICE EUCALYPTUS RO O M STUDIO ARTISTS #1 OBSERVATORY-710 MANZANITA DO M ANNEX MAINT. CTR. HOUSING ESCONDITE SLAVIANSKII GATE ENTRANCE 13-030 (UNITS 1-54) 10

Quake, Stephen R.

257

LAGUNITACOURT ENVIRONMENTAL  

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) YOSTHOUSE OAKCREEK CLUB ADM IN- OFFICE RENTAL O FFIC E EU CALYPTU S RO O M STUDIO ARTISTS #1 OBSERVATORY Houses Cluster Cowell EV-3 EV-2 EV-1 Village Escondido FRENCHMANS GATE Park Area 06-710 MANZANITA DO M ENCINACOMMONS CROTHERS HALL MEMORIAL BURNHAMPAVILION Dan Elliott Practice Field M APLES PAVILIO N TOYON HALL

Prinz, Friedrich B.

258

Global Methodology to Integrate Innovative Models for Electric Motors in Complete Vehicle Simulators  

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. 66 (2011), No. 5878 ABBREVIATIONS EM Electric Motor FE Finite Element FEA Finite Element Analysis FEM: the Interior Magnet Synchronous Motor with V-shape mag- net, (V-IPMSM), technology used in the Toyota Prius II, the electro- magnetic parameters of the Toyota Prius II Electric Motor are estimated thanks to the presented

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

259

Author's personal copy Neural Networks 21 (2008) 458465  

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Special Issue Toyota Prius HEV neurocontrol and diagnostics$ Danil V. Prokhorov Toyota Technical Center, A division of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America (TEMA), Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United Abstract A neural network controller for improved fuel efficiency of the Toyota Prius hybrid electric

Prokhorov, Danil

260

17 June 2010 About GCC Contact RSS Subscribe Twitter headlines UNEP: Existing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Pledges "Unlikely" To Hold Warming To 2 C Or Less By Mid-  

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will be the principal investigators. From the Dashboard Prius Tops Japan Sales for Third Month in a Row in July The Prius has been the top-selling car in Japan for three months running. Google Search GCC Web Page 1 of 4

Southern California, University of

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ESTIMATING THE IMPACT OF DEMOGRAPHICS AND AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON GREENHOUSE GAS  

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

Hellinga, Bruce

262

2012 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, Oct. 9-12, 2012, Seoul, Korea xEV market trend and prospect  

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they represented 3%. The Toyota Prius is by far the world's best selling hybrid, in fact in Ql 2012 it was the 3r d bestselling car in the world and the bestselling car in Japan and since the start of Prius sales

Wichmann, Felix

263

Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 14551464, Singapore, 6-7 August 2009. c 2009 ACL and AFNLP  

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" is a part of a building or vehicle is required. To recognize the attributive relation between "Prius) There was a house. The roof was white. (2) Toyota launched the hybrid car Prius in 1997. The price was 21.5 million

264

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Performance Testing 10 FY07 Testing Results 11 FY07 EnergyCS Prius - UDDS Fuel Use * 9 kWh Valence lithium pack - AC kWh EnergyCS PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing 0 10 20 30...

265

EDrive Systems LLC | Open Energy Information  

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EDrive Systems LLC Place Los Angeles, California Product Developer of a plug-in and battery kit for the Toyota Prius. References EDrive Systems LLC1 LinkedIn Connections...

266

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Driving Hymotion Prius Fleet Fuel Economy vs. Aggressiveness 10,459 trips from 61 cars with V2Green 112,749 miles. Mar - Dec 2008 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 0 50 100 150 200...

267

TransForum v3n3 - Underhood Thermal Management  

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

268

Essays in Behavioral Economics and Environmental Policy  

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

Sexton, Steven E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

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

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

270

INL/EXT-12-XXXXX  

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5 2010 Toyota Prius VIN 0462 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Matthew Shirk January 2013 The Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy...

271

A study in hybrid vehicle architectures : comparing efficiency and performance  

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This paper presents a comparison of performance and efficiencies for four vehicle power architectures; the internal combustion engine (ICE), the parallel hybrid (i.e. Toyota Prius), the serial hybrid (i.e. Chevrolet Volt), ...

Cotter, Gavin M

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

INL/EXT-12-XXXXX  

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6 2010 Toyota Prius VIN 6063 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results Tyler Gray Matthew Shirk January 2013 The Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy...

273

MaintenanceRecords  

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DU2A5010462 Maintenance Sheet for 2010 Toyota Prius Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 11232009 5,935 Changed oil and filter,...

274

ITS-Davis Biennial Report 2008  

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Senior Technical Executive Toyota Motor Corporation BradDutch Shell Subaru TOTAL Toyota U.S. DOE U.S. DOT U.S. EPAis placement of a dozen Toyota Priuses converted to PHEVs in

Sperling, Dan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles: "Mobile Electricity" Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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Plug-in Hybrid Kits for Toyota and Ford Hybrids," in Greenfactsheet.pdf, 2006. J. Rosebro, "Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-InCongress, 23 April ed, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with

Williams, Brett D

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Stumbling Toward Capitalism: The State, Global Production Networks, and the Unexpected Emergence of China's Independent Auto Industry  

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Baoding is modeled on the Toyota just-in-time supply chainthe Chevrolet Volt, the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, theproduces the worlds next Toyota, China is likely to remain

Chang, Crystal Whai-ku

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

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

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

278

MaintenanceRecords  

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DU5A0006063 Maintenance Sheet for 2010 Toyota Prius Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity HEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 8192009 5,090 Changed oil and filter and...

279

MaintenanceRecords  

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DP8D3038660 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity PHEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 6222013 6,331 5K service -...

280

Commercializing Light-Duty Plug-In/Plug-Out Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Vehicles:Mobile Electricity Technologies, Early California Household Markets, and Innovation Management  

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Plug-in Hybrid Kits for Toyota and Ford Hybrids," in Greenfactsheet.pdf, 2006. J. Rosebro, "Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-InCongress, 23 April ed, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with

Williams, Brett D

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MaintenanceRecords  

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1 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity PHEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 6132013 5,220 5K service - under...

282

NETL F 451.1/1-1, Categorical Exclusion Designation Form  

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

for vehicle performance testing. Vehicles include Chevrolet Volts, Nissan Leafs andor Toyota Plug-in Prius. Kay L. Kelly Digitally signed by Kay L. Kelly DN: cnKay L. Kelly,...

283

VIN# JTDKB20U740012721 Vehicle Specifications  

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Toyota Prius VIN JTDKB20U740012721 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 1.5 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 50 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 905 lbs Features: CVT...

284

Commercializing light-duty plug-in/plug-out hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles: Mobile Electricity technologies and opportunities  

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Plug-in Hybrid Kits for Toyota and Ford Hybrids," in Greenfactsheet.pdf, 2006. J. Rosebro, "Toyota Ratchets Up Plug-InCongress, 23 April ed, 2006. "Toyota to Unveil Prius with

Williams, Brett D; Kurani, Kenneth S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Quantifying the benefits of hybrid vehicles  

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

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

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

MaintenanceRecords  

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DP6D3038663 Maintenance Sheet for 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity PHEV Fleet Testing Date Mileage Description Cost 6122013 5,078 5K service -...

287

Batteries for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs): Goals and the State of Technology circa 2008  

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5, Shirouzu, N. (2007). Toyota Puts Off New Type of Batteryof one battery, e.g. Toyotas concerns about safety with itssuccess, typified by the Toyota Prius. Currently, interest

Axsen, Jonn; Burke, Andy; Kurani, Kenneth S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

The 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Can Help You Choose Your Next Fuel...  

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

of vehicle. Looking for the most fuel-efficient 2014 family sedan hybrid? The 2014 Toyota Prius tops the online guide at 50 combined cityhighway MPG. Need something larger,...

289

Wireless LAN G001 Panasonic  

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HITACHI FLORA 270W Celeron 1.50GHz 768MB 80GB 15inch 3.1kg WinXP Pro - - G034 HITACHI Prius Pentium M 1

Katsumoto, Shingo

290

MonthlyReportAll  

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MonthlyReportAllFleet Summary Report - Hymotion Prius (Kvaser 1 2102010 4:19:25 PM Vehicle Technologies Program 30 Notes: 1 - 9. Please see http:avt.inel.govphevreportnotes...

291

UCSB Transportation Services Vehicle Rentals  

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.00 Sedan, Malibu Hybrid $32.00 $192.00 $640.00 $0.34 $50.00 Sedan, Prius Hybrid $32.00 $192.00 $640.00 $0

292

Francis X. Vogel | Department of Energy  

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and Coordinator of the Wisconsin Clean Cities coalition Most Recent Eco-Driving: An Everyday Way to Reduce Our Oil Dependence July 20 Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? July 7...

293

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

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

294

2010 Maryland Public Television MotorWeek Transcripts Road...  

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it sounds an alarm if you're too hard on the gas or brake. At 22,750 the 2010 Toyota Prius has a combined city-highway government fuel economy rating of 50 miles per gallon, the...

295

Page not found | Department of Energy  

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ng-mainstream-energy-and-water-efficiency-affordably Article Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and...

296

Phillip B. Sharer resume  

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driving cycles o Wrote and validated a PSAT vehicle model of the Japanese Toyota Prius using test data from the APRF o Performed well-to-wheel hybridization and...

297

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #696: October 10, 2011 Top...  

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of users who have entered data for that particular vehicle type - the MY 2010-2011 Toyota Prius (4 on the list) has 158 people who entered their fuel economy information. If...

298

Aymeric Rousseau | Argonne National Laboratory  

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April 2012 N. Kim, A. Rousseau, and E. Rask, "Vehicle-Level Control Analysis of 2010 Toyota Prius Based on Test Data," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers,...

299

Long-Range EV Charging Infrastructure Plan  

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Escape 40 10 2012 General Motors Chevrolet Volt 40 16 2010 Hyundai Blue-Will 38 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in 12.4-18.6 2012 Volvo V70 31 2012 Battery Electric Vehicles BMW ActiveE...

300

Accelerating Solutions  

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C.W. Ayers, J.N. Chiasson, T.A. Burress, and L.D. Marlino. 2006. Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System. ORNLTM- 2006423. Oak Ridge, Tennessee: Oak Ridge...

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Long-Range EV Charging Infrastructure Plan  

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40 10 2012 General Motors Chevrolet Volt 40 16 2010 Hyundai Blue-Will 38 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in 12.4-18.6 2012 Volvo V70 31 2012 Battery Electric Vehicles BMW ActiveE 100...

302

Long-Range EV Charging Infrastructure Plan  

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40 10 2012 General Motors Chevrolet Volt 40 16 2010 Hyundai Blue-Will 38 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in 12.4-18.6 2012 Volvo V70 31 2012 BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLES BMW ActiveE 100...

303

Bsqueda Avanzada  

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

304

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

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

305

ACCESS Magazine Spring 2001  

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most effectively handled by Toyota, about half the size ofiro n i c a l l y, $19,000. Toyota, with plans to sell aboute l y, six years after Toyota launched the Prius. investment

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

ACCESS Magazine Spring 2009  

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and Impacts of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options. (EPRI: PaloEvaluation of Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Toyotas Prius vs.Making Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Cost-Effective

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

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starts PHEV Baseline Performance Testing 6 Baseline Performance Testing Results 7 * 9 kWh Valence (Li) pack only (AC kWh) EnergyCS PHEV Prius MPG & kWh - UDDS Testing 0 10 20 30...

308

LAGUNITACOURT ENVIRONMENTAL  

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A LYPTU S RO O M STUDIO ARTISTS #1 OBSERVATORY IN THE B EHAVIORAL ADVANC ED STUDY C ENTER FOR HALL HEALTH-020 06-040 06-010 06-050 06-200 06-100 06-710 MANZANITA DO M ANNEX MAINT. CTR. HOUSING (ADMIN) ESC. SLA ENCINACOMMONS CROTHERS HALL MEMORIAL BURNHAMPAVILION M A P LES PA VILIO N TOYON HALL BRANNERHALL KIMBALL HALL

Prinz, Friedrich B.

309

Prepared by: Assessment Unit Staff  

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: Blackfeet (2); Delaware (2); Grande Ronde (2); Makah (2); Navajo (2); Brotherton (1); Chickasaw (1 2 4 ASSINIBOINE 1 1 MAKAH 3 4 7 SNOHOMISH 2 2 4 BLACKFEET 1 2 3 MANZANITA 1 1 SNOQUALMIE 1 1 2 AMERIND WHITE 1 1 2 2 ARAPAHO 1 1 1 1 BLACKFEET 1 1 1 1 CANADIAN INDIAN 1 1 1 1 CAYUSE 1 1 1 1 CHEROKEE 3

Hochberg, Michael

310

PROGRAMMATIC AGREEMENT OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE  

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: Blackfeet (2); Delaware (2); Grande Ronde (2); Makah (2); Navajo (2); Brotherton (1); Chickasaw (1 2 4 ASSINIBOINE 1 1 MAKAH 3 4 7 SNOHOMISH 2 2 4 BLACKFEET 1 2 3 MANZANITA 1 1 SNOQUALMIE 1 1 2 AMERIND WHITE 1 1 2 2 ARAPAHO 1 1 1 1 BLACKFEET 1 1 1 1 CANADIAN INDIAN 1 1 1 1 CAYUSE 1 1 1 1 CHEROKEE 3

US Army Corps of Engineers

311

Transportes em Revista.com Pas: Portugal  

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veículos Toyota Prius Plug-in (automóvel híbrido cujas baterias também são alimentadas por tomada elétrica. As emiss ões de CO2 s ão de 74 g/km contra os 147 g/ km do Prius convencional e os 157 g/km de um veículo

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

312

Enlaces para Híbridos Enchufables  

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Enlaces para Híbridos Enchufables Enlaces para Híbridos Enchufables Salga de Ahorremosgasolina.org Los enlaces de abajo son de páginas que no son parte de la página de ahorremosgasolina.gov. Ofrecemos estos enlaces externos para su conveniencia y para que tenga usted acceso a información adicional que podría ser de su interés y utilidad. Fabricantes de Vehículos Híbridos Enchufables Primer Reporte de Manejo del Toyota Prius Hibridos Enchufable del 2010 Reporte de Auto y Conductor del Prius Híbrido Enchufable del 2010 Primer Reporte de Manejo del Prius Híbrido Enchufable 2010 Reporte del Prius híbrido enchufable de la Línea de Edmunds Debut del Prius Híbrido Enchufable 2010 en el Auto Show de Los Angeles Comunicado de prensa de la Toyota con información del Prius Híbrido Enchufable 2010

313

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough...

314

Ruffed Grouse  

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like distant thunder, and ends as a rapid whir. Every few minutes, for hours at a time, a cock performs day after day, and often spring after spring, on his favorite drumming spot...

315

Lake-Effect Snowstorms in Northern Utah and Western New York with and without Lightning  

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Lake-effect snowstorms in northern Utah and western New York with and without lightning/thunder are examined. Lake-effect snowstorms with lightning have significantly higher temperatures and dewpoints in the lower troposphere and significantly ...

David M. Schultz

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

A Study of Tornadic Thunderstorm Interactions with Thermal Boundaries  

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It has been frequently observed that thunderstorms which interact with a warm front, or an old thunder-storm outflow boundary, are likely to increase in severity and become tornadic. The physical mechanisms responsible for this observed ...

Robert A. Maddox; L. Ray Hoxit; Charles F. Chappell

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Glossary Term - Thor  

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Tantalus Previous Term (Tantalus) Glossary Main Index Next Term (Titans) Titans Thor In Norse mythology, Thor is the god of thunder and the son of Odin and Earth. Thor possesses a...

318

People's Physics Book Ch 11-1 The Big Idea  

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that the towers are equally spaced, and that the central support is equidistant from both middle towers. The best's say on a cool night (air temperature 10° Celsius) you see lightning flash and then hear the thunder

California at Santa Cruz, University of

319

NextPrevious | Home Logon Register Forums IT Talk Shop Chat Blogs Vendors Jobs  

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a very Future space robots may think for themselves amitsayal -7/7/2008 Add Comment Future space robots may think for themselves A spaceship descends with a thunderous roar and deposits a futuristic probe

Arizona, University of

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Wyoming produces almost as much coal as the next seven states ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Black Thunder Mine led production with a total of 116.2 million short tons, followed by the North Antelope Rochelle Mine, with production of 105.8 million short tons.

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Relations of Thunderstorms and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Frequencies  

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Temporal and spatial relationships between thunderstorms (events) and flashes were investigated using data for 198385 for 25 first-order stations (10 in the West and 15 along the East Coast). Thunder events were compared with flashes within ...

Stanley A. Changnon Jr.

1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Undulator-Based Laser Wakefield Accelerator Electron Beam Energy Spread and Emittance Diagnostic  

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The design and current status of experiments to couple the Tapered Hybrid Undulator (THUNDER) to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) laser plasma accelerator (LPA) to measure electron beam energy spread and emittance are presented.

Bakeman, M.S.; Van Tilborg, J.; Nakamura, K.; Gonsalves, A.; Osterhoff, J.; Sokollik, T.; Lin, C.; Robinson, K.E.; Schroeder, C.B.; Toth, Cs.; Weingartner, R.; Gruner, F.; Esarey, E.; Leemans, W.P.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Thunderstorm Interactive Forecast System: Turning Automated Thunderstorm Tracks into Severe Weather Warnings  

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The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has developed a new tool called the Thunderstorm Interactive Forecast System (TIFS; formerly known as ThunderBox) for interactively producing finished severe weather warnings and other forecasts from ...

John Bally

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

The Importance of Cloud Top Lifetime in the Description of Natural Cloud Characteristics  

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The microphysical and dynamical characteristics of 156 natural summer cumulus clouds have been documented for three locations in North America: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; Thunder Bay, Ontario; and Miles City, Montana. The measurements (...

Robert S. Schemenauer; G. A. Isaac

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Bankruptcy Treatment of Intellectual Property Assets: An Economic Analysis  

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See Wing v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue, 278 F.2d 656, 661 (Fawick v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue, 436 F.2d 655, 662 (6thunder Article 9. The Internal Revenue Service later executed

Menell, Peter S.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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46 47-5051-54 700703701145147148149  

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387 359 391 393 394 355 39 5 39 9 35 3 35 1 228 220 218 214 199 16 5 163 15 9 15 7 15 5 15 3 15 2 N M(EAST (AMERICANSTUDIES) YOSTHOUSE OAKC REEK C LU B ADM IN - OFFIC E REN TA L O FFIC E EU C A LYP TU S RO O M STUDIO EV-3 EV-2 EV-1 Village Escondido 06-710 MANZANITA DO M ANNEX MAINT. CTR. HOUSING (ADMIN) ESC. SLA VIA

Prinz, Friedrich B.

327

Energia Sierra Juarez U.S. Transmission Line Final EIS Volume 2b, part 2 of 2  

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Appendix D Cultural Resources Appendix D Cultural Resources CONTENTS Appendix D.1 Native American Correspondence 2009, March 10 Request to Consult on Proposed Project (Quechan Indian Tribe) 2009, March 27 Sacred Lands File Search Results (NAHC) 2009, April 14 Invitation to Consult on Proposed Project (Quechan Tribal Council) 2009, May 28 Invitation to Consult on Proposed Project Ah-Mut-Pipa Foundation Baron Group of the Capitan Grande Campo Kumeyaay Nation Ewiiaapaayp Tribal Office Kumeyaay Cultural Historic Committee Kumeyaay Cultural Repatriation Committee Kwaaymii Laguna Band of Mission Indians La Posta Band of Mission Indians Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Nation Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians

328

Microsoft Word - ORNL-TM-2006-423.doc  

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FY 2006 Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System Prepared by: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Mitch Olszewski, Program Manager Submitted to: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Vehicle Systems Team Susan A. Rogers, Technology Development Manager May 2005 ORNL/TM-2006/423 Engineering Science and Technology Division Evaluation of 2004 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Drive System R. H. Staunton C. W. Ayers L. D. Marlino J. N. Chiasson University of Tennessee-Knoxville T. A. Burress Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Publication Date: May 2006 Prepared by the OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 managed by

329

EA-1603: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy  

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Finding of No Significant Impact Finding of No Significant Impact EA-1603: Finding of No Significant Impact Expansion of Permitted Land and Operations at the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico The EA analyzes the potential effects of a proposal to increase testing and training activities and expansion of operations at the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico. Expansion of Permitted Land and Operations at the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico More Documents & Publications EA-1603: Final Environmental Assessment Federal Register Notice: National Nuclear Security Administration Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico

330

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!! * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. * When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter: a substantial building with electricity or plumbing or an enclosed, metal-topped vehicle with windows up. * Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last sound of thunder. Indoor Lightning Safety * Stay off corded phones, computers and other electrical equipment that put you in direct contact with electricity. * Avoid plumbing, including sinks, baths and faucets. * Stay away from windows and doors, and stay off porches. * Do not lie on concrete floors, and do not lean against concrete walls.

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EA-1603: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

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Final Environmental Assessment Final Environmental Assessment EA-1603: Final Environmental Assessment Expansion of Permitted Land and Operations at the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico Under the Proposed Action, the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range expansion would include approximately 1,680 acres of US Air Force-owned land located in the southwest corner of the Coyote Test Field, adjacent to TA-III. DOE/EA-1603: Final Environmental Assessment for the Expansion of Permitted Land and Operations at the 9940 Complex and Thunder Range at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (April 2008) More Documents & Publications EIS-0281: Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0281: Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement EA-1603: Finding of No Significant Impact

332

SAS Output  

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

Major U.S. Coal Mines, 2012" Major U.S. Coal Mines, 2012" "Rank","Mine Name / Company","Mine Type","State","Production (short tons)" 1,"North Antelope Rochelle Mine / Peabody Powder River Mining Ll","Surface","Wyoming",107639188 2,"Black Thunder / Thunder Basin Coal Company Llc","Surface","Wyoming",93082919 3,"Cordero Mine / Cordero Mining Llc","Surface","Wyoming",39204736 4,"Antelope Coal Mine / Antelope Coal Llc","Surface","Wyoming",34316314 5,"Belle Ayr Mine / Alpha Coal West, Inc.","Surface","Wyoming",24227846 6,"Eagle Butte Mine / Alpha Coal West, Inc.","Surface","Wyoming",22466733

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Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles, Volume 8, Number 1, June 2010 Simplified Thermal Model of PM Motors in Hybrid Vehicle Applications Taking  

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, thermal circuit, heat processes, pulse-width-modulated 1. INTRODUCTION Permanent magnet (PM) motors components in the system. Thermal studies on electric motors often approach the subject using FEA. Although to a cylinder. Reference [Hsu et al., 2005] shows that the thermal conductivity of Toyota Prius traction motor

Mi, Chunting "Chris"

334

Research Experience with a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle: Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This technical document reports on the exploratory research conducted by NREL on PHEV technology using a Toyota Prius that has been converted to a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The data includes both controlled dynamometer and on-road test results, particularly for hilly driving. The results highlight the petroleum savings and benefits of PHEV technology.

Markel, T.; Pesaran, A.; Kelly, K.; Thornton, M.; Nortman, P.

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

North American EV show  

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The hit of the North American EV and Infrastructure Conference held in Phoenix, AZ in December, was without a doubt, the new hybrid vehicle from Toyota known as the Prius. The Prius has both an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. As ordinary as it may appear, there`s a critical difference between the Prius and the other electric vehicles that were being demonstrated in Phoenix. Prius is an electric vehicle that never needs to be recharged. Range is not an issue, nor is battery replacement. This is the first mass-produced car with hybrid power providing the benefits of low emissions and high gasoline mileage in a real-world vehicle that can be driven anywhere. Many other alternative fueled vehicles were on display from other manufacturers as well. GM`s EV1, Nissan`s Altra station wagon, Ford`s electric Ranger pickup, DaimlerChrysler`s EPIC van as well as small, short-range ``neighborhood vehicles`` from Bombardier and Global Electric Motor-Cars were available for inspection and test drives.

Pfleeger, D.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Taming the Blue Beast: A Survey of Bluetooth Based Threats  

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Bluetooth has become a prominent technology since its public debut in 1998, finding its way into everything from Blackberry smart phones to Samsung home theaters to the Toyota Prius and millions of other devices worldwide. This growth has also made Bluetooth ... Keywords: Bluetooth, wireless communications, mobile computing, hacking, security taxonomy

John Dunning

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A green campus. The University of Minnesota, Morris is at the forefront of change. Our history is one of helping students reach  

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's fleet of gas-electric hybrid Toyota Prius offsets more than 21 tons of carbon dioxide (about 2 a zero emission vehicle (ZEV) which runs on electricity instead of gas. It costs 3 cents per mile Morris is a national leader in advanced sustainable, environmentally efforts that touch nearly all

Minnesota, University of

338

Catalysis Today 165 (2011) 29 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect  

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for competitive (Hybrid) Electric Vehicles (H)EVs, where existing nickel metal hydride (used in the Toyota Prius n f o Article history: Received 30 September 2010 Received in revised form 3 December 2010 Accepted needed. The main challenges facing the Li­air battery is the limited electrical efficiency resulting from

Thygesen, Kristian

339

Advanced liquefaction using coal swelling and catalyst dispersion techniques. Volume 2, appendices. Final technical report, October 1, 1991--September 30, 1994  

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Liquefaction experiments were undertaken using subbituminous Black Thunder mine coal to observe the effects of aqueous SO{sub 2} coal beneficiation and the introduction of various coal swelling solvents and catalyst precursors. Aqueous SO{sub 2} beneficiation of Black Thunder coal removed alkali metals and alkaline earth metals, increased the sulfur content and increased the catalytic liquefaction conversion to THF solubles compared to untreated Black Thunder coal. The liquefaction solvent had varying effects on coal conversion, depending upon the type of solvent added. The hydrogen donor solvent, dihydroanthracene, was most effective, while a coal-derived Wilsonville solvent promoted more coal conversion than did relatively inert 1-methylnaphthalene. Swelling of coal with hydrogen bonding solvents tetrahydrofuran (THF), isopropanol, and methanol, prior to reaction resulted in increased noncatalytic conversion of both untreated and SO{sub 2} treated Black Thunder coals, while dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), which was absorbed more into the coal than any other swelling solvent, was detrimental to coal conversion. Swelling of SO{sub 2} treated coal before liquefaction resulted in the highest coal conversions; however, the untreated coal showed the most improvements in catalytic reactions when swelled in either THF, isopropanol, or methanol prior to liquefaction. The aprotic solvent DMSO was detrimental to coal conversion.

Curtis, C.W. [Auburn Univ., AL (United States); Chander, S. [Pennsylvania State Univ., College Park, PA (United States); Gutterman, C.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

PRB rail loadings shatter record  

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Rail transport of coal in the Powder River Basin has expanded, with a record 2,197 trains loaded in a month. Arch Coal's Thunder basin mining complex has expanded by literally bridging the joint line railway. The dry fork mine has also celebrated its safety achievements. 4 photos.

Buchsbaum, L.

2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Assessment of the Quality of Thunderstorm Data at First-Order Stations  

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Climatological assessments of past fluctuations in thunderstorms and other weather extremes require high-quality records. Data on thunder-day occurrences exist at U.S. first-order stations (FOS) since 1894 and represent the only long-term data ...

Stanley A. Changnon

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Pingin' in the rain  

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Residential Internet connections are susceptible to weather-caused outages: Lightning and wind cause local power failures, direct lightning strikes destroy equipment, and water in the atmosphere degrades satellite links. Outages caused by severe events ... Keywords: ThunderPing, outage, ping, weather

Aaron Schulman; Neil Spring

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Revised 12/2012 JULIA M. WONDOLLECK  

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, 1987; updated 2002 and 2012. "Designing a Collaborative Process: The Proposed Thunder Bay National. Contributor, NEPA Pilot Projects Initiative, US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and the Udall Assessment Group: A Case Study of a Large-Scale Data Negotiation." 2000. Sumrall, Kristin. "Confronting

Edwards, Paul N.

344

Entertainment Tech & science  

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Science Space Gadgets Internet Wireless Security Games Innovation Travel Weather Local news Browse Video Meet the Press MSNBC TV NBC Sports search site web Future space robots may think for themselves:13 a.m. PT, Sat., July. 5, 2008 A spaceship descends with a thunderous roar and deposits a futuristic

Arizona, University of

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FOCUSFOCUSCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences February 2004, VOL. 24, NO. 2 SUPPORT THE KINGSBURY RENOVATION PROJECT  

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of modern, usable space. The state legislature provided $44.6 million for the project two years ago and UNH in nearby Parsons, and Dean Arthur Greenberg jokingly likened the thunderous roar to the opening salvos and the library storage space on Leavitt Lane, but everything that was available before the move is still

Pohl, Karsten

346

Remember Me No account?  

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A spaceship descends with a thunderous roar and deposits a futuristic probe before taking off again, ... Pasadena (California, United States) Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Astronomy & Space Science, Physics hours ago - AeroMorning] Entities: Payload, The Boeing Company, Means of Transport, Space Tourism First

Arizona, University of

347

Relationships between Thunderstorms and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the United States  

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Data from networks of lightning sensors operated during 1986?89 were employed to perform climatic assessments of cloud-to-ground (CG) flashes, and of the relationship between CG flashes and thunder events, as reported at 62 first-order stations. ...

Stanley A. Changnon

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

RESERVOIR INFLOW FORECASTING USING NEURAL NETWORKS CHANDRASHEKAR SUBRAMANIAN  

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or over predicting electricity demand due to poor weather forecasts is several hundred million dollars outages that many in the area experienced. Deep Thunder can also improve generation-side load forecasting by providing high-resolution weather forecast data for use in electricity demand forecast models. Integrating

Manry, Michael

349

Design and development of an automated acoustic based jet engine performance evaluator  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aircraft jet engines produce loud thundering sound that is caused due to high rate of fuel-air combustion. However due to improper combustion caused by non proportional air-fuel ratios, malfunction of fuel feed or any other loose gauging, certain abnormal ...

Atif Bin Mansoor; Hammad Ahmed; Z. Mahmood

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

A Winter Mesocyclone over the Midwestern United States  

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A diagonostic analysis is made of a midwinter mesoscale vortex that developed over the Mississippi Valley and produced moderate to heavy snow with gale force winds (>18 m s?1), lightning, and thunder along a narrow track approximately 1500 km in ...

Boniface J. Mils; John E. Walsh

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors | Department of  

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Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors September 28, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling station. A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling station. Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Since 2004, the Hydrogen Student Design Contest has challenged university students from across the globe to use their skills in design, engineering, economics, environmental science, business and marketing to devise innovative hydrogen energy applications for real-world use. "You have to innovative and you have to stretch yourself-it was a

352

Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions | Department of Energy  

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Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions January 27, 2011 - 4:07pm Addthis Dennis A. Smith Director, National Clean Cities The closest most people get to a vehicle before it is offered to the general public is seeing it on TV or at an auto show. But five fortunate Clean Cities coordinators were able to test Toyota's plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) as part of the demonstration project for the PHEV Prius, which is expected to be released in 2012. Clean Cities is an initiative in the Department's Vehicle Technologies Program that is focused on reducing petroleum use in transportation - which makes this demonstration a perfect fit. A PHEV Prius can run for up to 13 miles on all-electric power before

353

Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions | Department of Energy  

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Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions January 27, 2011 - 4:07pm Addthis Dennis A. Smith Director, National Clean Cities The closest most people get to a vehicle before it is offered to the general public is seeing it on TV or at an auto show. But five fortunate Clean Cities coordinators were able to test Toyota's plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) as part of the demonstration project for the PHEV Prius, which is expected to be released in 2012. Clean Cities is an initiative in the Department's Vehicle Technologies Program that is focused on reducing petroleum use in transportation - which makes this demonstration a perfect fit. A PHEV Prius can run for up to 13 miles on all-electric power before

354

Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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

July 7, 2009 July 7, 2009 Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and Ava, for a memorable afternoon of sledding and hot chocolate. However, before leaving home, I unplugged a cord from the standard 110-volt wall socket in my garage and did likewise from the port on the back of my 2007 Toyota Prius. I rolled up the cord, placed it in my trunk, and smoothly drove off. July 2, 2009 How Will You Save Fuel and Energy this 4th of July? Independence Day is this Saturday, and July 4th is typically one of the busiest days for auto travel in the United States. All of that traffic could mean lots of idling and stop-and-go driving; plan carefully and follow these tips from fueleconomy.gov to be sure you are getting the best

355

Plug-in Hybrid Links  

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

356

幻灯片 1  

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Electric-Drive Vehicle Testing Electric-Drive Vehicle Testing at CAERI Hao Zhang China Automotive Engineering Research Institute 1. Overview 2. On-going Work 3. Future Work 4. Conclusion Contents Three-year Plan Full Hybrid BEV Plug-in REEV Mild Hybrid  Three year program in CAERI  Evaluating the performance of the EV, HEV and PHEV  Plan to benchmark more than 12 cars in three years ☆ Milestones 2011-Q2 2011-Q3 2011-Q4 2012-Q1 2012-Q2 2012-Q3 2012-Q4 Test Procedures Research and Preparation for cars Civic Hybrid Test and Analysis Nissan Leaf Test and Analysis MY2010 Prius Test and Analysis Fusion Hybrid Test and Analysis Volt Test and Analysis Plug-in Prius Test and Analysis 2011-2012 works Testing Approach  The vehicle testing activity and analysis approach has been defined:

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Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors | Department of  

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Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors Hydrogen Student Design Contest Inspires and Opens Doors September 28, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling station. A hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius pulls up to Humboldt State University's student designed hydrogen fueling station. Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Since 2004, the Hydrogen Student Design Contest has challenged university students from across the globe to use their skills in design, engineering, economics, environmental science, business and marketing to devise innovative hydrogen energy applications for real-world use. "You have to innovative and you have to stretch yourself-it was a

358

Tiragem: 17800 Pas: Portugal  

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Branco Área: 28,32 x 15,09 cm² Corte: 1 de 1ID: 44313523 19-10-2012 | ARAN A Toyota e Galp concluíram os Toyota, e que, juntamente com os dados subme- tidos pelos restantes países que integraram este teste kg. AP?S 210 MIL KM Toyota e Galp concluem testes ao Prius Plug-in Os testes arrancaram em maio de

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

359

The Hybrid Automobile and the Atkinson Cycle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The hybrid automobile is a strikingly new automobile technology with a number of new technological features that dramatically improve energy efficiency. This paper will briefly describe how hybrid automobiles work; what are these new technological features; why the Toyota Prius hybrid internal combustion engine operates on the Atkinson cycle instead of the Otto cycle; and what are the advantages and disadvantages of the hybrid automobile. This is a follow-up to my two previous papers on the physics of automobile engines.1

Bernard J. Feldman

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE AND HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE EMISSIONS UNDER FTP AND US06 CYCLES AT HIGH, AMBIENT, AND LOW TEMPERATURES  

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The concept of a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is to displace consumption of gasoline by using electricity from the vehicles large battery pack to power the vehicle as much as possible with minimal engine operation. This paper assesses the PHEV emissions and operation. Currently, testing of vehicle emissions is done using the federal standard FTP4 cycle on a dynamometer at ambient (75F) temperatures. Research was also completed using the US06 cycle. Furthermore, research was completed at high (95F) and low (20F) temperatures. Initial dynamometer testing was performed on a stock Toyota Prius under the standard FTP4 cycle, and the more demanding US06 cycle. Each cycle was run at 95F, 75F, and 20F. The testing was repeated with the same Prius retrofi tted with an EnergyCS Plug-in Hybrid Electric system. The results of the testing confi rm that the stock Prius meets Super-Ultra Low Emission Vehicle requirements under current testing procedures, while the PHEV Prius under current testing procedures were greater than Super-Ultra Low Emission Vehicle requirements, but still met Ultra Low Emission Vehicle requirements. Research points to the catalyst temperature being a critical factor in meeting emission requirements. Initial engine emissions pass through with minimal conversion until the catalyst is heated to typical operating temperatures of 300400C. PHEVs also have trouble maintaining the minimum catalyst temperature throughout the entire test because the engine is turned off when the battery can support the load. It has been observed in both HEVs and PHEVs that the catalyst is intermittently unable to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, which causes further emission releases. Research needs to be done to combat the initial emission spikes caused by a cold catalyst. Research also needs to be done to improve the reduction of nitrogen oxides by the catalyst system.

Seidman, M.R.; Markel, T.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Connecting the Mobile World Drive Train Developments and  

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/notes/OakRidge_2010Prius.pdf Power Electronics Electric Machines Battery IGBTs and Protection Diodes #12 Te c h n o l o g y S o c i e t y Adoption Speed of Semiconductors Will Increase Provided Costs Cost Power Modules #12;Ve h i c u l a r Te c h n o l o g y S o c i e t y Diesel ICE and Motor

California at Davis, University of

362

Technology and Cost of the MY 2007 toyota Camry HEV -- A Subcontract Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides research and development (R&D) support to the Department of Energy on issues related to the cost and performance of hybrid vehicles. ORNL frequently benchmarks its own research against commercially available hybrid components currently used in the market. In 2005 we completed a detailed review of the cost of the second generation Prius hybrid. This study examines the new 2007 Camry hybrid model for changes in technology and cost relative to the Prius. The work effort involved a detailed review of the Camry hybrid and the system control strategy to identify the hybrid components used in the drive train. Section 2 provides this review while Section 3 presents our detailed evaluation of the specific drive train components and their cost estimates. Section 3 also provides a summary of the total electrical drive train cost for the Camry hybrid vehicle and contrasts these estimates to the costs for the second generation Prius that we estimated in 2005. Most of the information on cost and performance were derived from meetings with the technical staff of Toyota, Nissan, and some key Tier I suppliers like Hitachi and Panasonic Electric Vehicle Energy (PEVE) and we thank these companies for their kind cooperation.

Marlino, Laura D [ORNL

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Technology and Cost of the Model Year (MY) 2007 Toyota Camry HEV Final Report  

SciTech Connect

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides research and development (R&D) support to the Department of Energy on issues related to the cost and performance of hybrid vehicles. ORNL frequently benchmarks its own research against commercially available hybrid components currently used in the market. In 2005 we completed a detailed review of the cost of the second generation Prius hybrid. This study examines the new 2007 Camry hybrid model for changes in technology and cost relative to the Prius. The work effort involved a detailed review of the Camry hybrid and the system control strategy to identify the hybrid components used in the drive train. Section 2 provides this review while Section 3 presents our detailed evaluation of the specific drive train components and their cost estimates. Section 3 also provides a summary of the total electrical drive train cost for the Camry hybrid vehicle and contrasts these estimates to the costs for the second generation Prius that we estimated in 2005. Most of the information on cost and performance were derived from meetings with the technical staff of Toyota, Nissan, and some key Tier I suppliers like Hitachi and Panasonic Electric Vehicle Energy (PEVE) and we thank these companies for their kind cooperation.

2007-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

364

Frostbite Theater - Static Electricity Experiments - Opposites Attract and  

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Behind the Scenes Behind the Scenes Previous Video (Behind the Scenes) Frostbite Theater Main Index Next Video (Thunder and Lightning) Thunder and Lightning Opposites Attract and Likes Repel An electroscope can be used to show that opposite electric charges attract and like electric charges repel. [ Show Transcript ] Announcer: Frostbite Theater presents... Cold Cuts! No baloney! Joanna and Steve: Just science! Joanna: Hi! I'm Joanna! Steve: And I'm Steve! Joanna: I'm sure you all know that opposite charges attract and like charges repel, but have you ever seen it? If not, we can show you with these things! Steve: These devices are called electroscopes. They're made from a little clippy thing and two pieces of plastic. If Joanna and I take our fingers and scrape them against the plastic

365

Advanced direct liquefaction concepts for PETC generic units. Quarterly technical progress report, October 1992--December 1992  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The reactivity of the THF insoluble fraction of the ashy resid component of Wilsonville recycle oil (WRO) during liquefaction of Black Thunder coal in tetralin was determined at 415{degrees}C and 60 minutes. The liquefaction runs were made by combining this material with Black Thunder coal at the same ratio used in the WRO coal runs. THF conversion and product distribution from liquefaction in tetralin in the presence of the THF insoluble fraction of the ashy resid were similar to results from liquefaction in WRO. THF conversion was greater than loot with an oil yield that was somewhat higher than in WRO. Differences in HC gas yield and H{sub 2} consumption were slight, while conversion and product distribution from liquefaction of Black Thunder coal in tetralin or in the WRO distillate were quite different. In both these solvents the 85--86% THF conversions were less than for runs in which the THF insoluble fraction of the ashy resid was present. This establishes that the THF insoluble fraction of the ashy resid is the reactive fraction of the WRO.

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1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Center for Population Research On-Line Working Paper SeriesUnderstanding the Solar Home Price Premium: Electricity Generation and Green Social Status  

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This study uses a large sample of homes in the San Diego area to provide some of the first capitalization estimates of the resale value of homes with solar panels as compared to comparable homes without solar panels. While the residential solar home market continues to grow, there is surprisingly little direct evidence on the market capitalization effect. We find evidence using both hedonics and a repeat sales index approach that solar panels are capitalized at roughly a 3 % premium. This premium is larger in communities with more registered Prius hybrid vehicles and in communities featuring a larger share of college graduates. 1

Samuel Dastrup; Joshua Graff Zivin; Dora L. Costa; Matthew E. Kahn; Samuel Dastrup; Joshua Graff Zivin; Dora L. Costa; Matthew E. Kahn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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www.uce3.berkeley.edu Understanding the Solar Home Price Premium: Electricity Generation and Green Social Status  

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This study uses a large sample of homes in the San Diego area to provide some of the first capitalization estimates of the resale value of homes with solar panels as compared to comparable homes without solar panels. While the residential solar home market continues to grow, there is surprisingly little direct evidence on the market capitalization effect. We find evidence using both hedonics and a repeat sales index approach that solar panels are capitalized at roughly a 3 % premium. This premium is larger in communities with more registered Prius hybrid vehicles and in communities featuring a larger share of college graduates. 1

Samuel Dastrop; Joshua Graff Zivin; Dora L. Costa; Matthew E. Kahn; Samuel Dastrup; Joshua Graff Zivin; Dora L. Costa; Matthew E. Kahn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property and Facilities Division The University of Queensland  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Toyota Camry Altise 55.00 35.00 0.14 Sedan Toyota Camry Hybrid 60.00 40.00 0.09 Sedan Toyota Prius C 55 Commodore 60.00 40.00 0.17 Utility Toyota Hilux 2wd 60.00 40.00 0.19 Tarago Tarago 8 seat 80.00 45.00 0.17 Minibus Toyota seats 11 diesel 105.00 55.00 0.16 Van Toyota Hi Ace Courier 70.00 40.00 0.21 2 ton truck

Blows, Mark

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Effect of Side Permanent Magnets for Reluctance Interior Permanent Magnet Reluctance Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A traditional electric machine uses two dimensional magnetic flux paths in its rotor. This paper presents the development work on the utilization of the third dimension of a rotor. As an example, the air gap flux of a radial gap interior permanent magnet motor can be significantly enhanced by additional permanent magnets (PM) mounted at the sides of the rotor. A prototype motor built with this concept provided higher efficiency and required a shorter stator core length for the same power output as the Toyota/Prius traction drive motor.

Hsu, John S [ORNL; Lee, Seong T [ORNL; Wiles, Randy H [ORNL; Coomer, Chester [ORNL; Lowe, Kirk T [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USDOE/EPRI BIOMASS COFIRING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

During the period of April 1, 2000 through June 30, 2000, alternatives for relocating the Seward Generating Station cofiring project were investigated. A test was conducted at Bailly Generating Station of Northern Indiana Public Service Co., firing a blend of Black Thunder (Powder River Basin) coal and Illinois basin coal, in cyclone boiler designed for Illinois basin coal. This test at Bailly was designed to determine the technical feasibility of cofiring at that station using PRB coals. This report summarizes the activities during the second calendar quarter in 2000 of the USDOE/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Cooperative Agreement. It focuses upon reporting the results of construction and testing activities at these generating stations.

E. Hughes; D. Tillman

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Can a Hybrid Save Me Money?  

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

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Impact of SiC Devices on Hybrid Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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The application of SiC devices (as battery interface, motor controller, etc.) in a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) will benefit from their high-temperature capability, high-power density, and high efficiency. Moreover, the light weight and small volume will affect the whole power train system in a HEV, and thus performance and cost. In this work, the performance of HEVs is analyzed using PSAT (powertrain system analysis tool, vehicle simulation software). Power loss models of a SiC inverter are incorporated into PSAT powertrain models in order to study the impact of SiC devices on HEVs. Two types of HEVs are considered. One is the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV, the other is a plug-in HEV (PHEV), whose powertrain architecture is the same as that of the 2004 Toyota Prius HEV. The vehicle-level benefits from the introduction of the SiC devices are demonstrated by simulations. Not only the power loss in the motor controller but also those in other components in the vehicle powertrain are reduced. As a result, the system efficiency is improved and the vehicles consume less energy and emit less harmful gases. It also makes it possible to improve the system compactness with simplified thermal management system. For the PHEV, the benefits are more distinct. Especially, the size of battery bank can be reduced for optimum design.

Zhang, Hui [ORNL; Tolbert, Leon M [ORNL; Ozpineci, Burak [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF COAL LIQUEFACTION PROCESS STREAMS  

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This is the first Annual Technical Report of activities under DOE Contract No. DE-AC22-94PC93054. Activities from the first three quarters of the fiscal 1998 year were reported previously as Quarterly Technical Progress Reports (DOE/PC93054-57, DOE/PC93054-61, and DOE/PC93054-66). Activities for the period July 1 through September 30, 1998, are reported here. This report describes CONSOL's characterization of process-derived samples obtained from HTI Run PB-08. These samples were derived from operations with Black Thunder Mine Wyoming subbituminous coal, simulated mixed waste plastics, and pyrolysis oils derived from waste plastics and waste tires. Comparison of characteristics among the PB-08 samples was made to ascertain the effects of feed composition changes. A comparison also was made to samples from a previous test (Run PB-06) made in the same processing unit, with Black Thunder Mine coal, and in one run condition with co-fed mixed plastics.

G.A. Robbins; R.A. Winschel; S.D. Brandes

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CX-002382: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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382: Categorical Exclusion Determination 382: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002382: Categorical Exclusion Determination Alternative Energy Workforce Applications Training Program CX(s) Applied: B3.6, A9, B5.1 Date: 05/17/2010 Location(s): Cuyahoga County, Ohio Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office For the Automotive Technology Lab, the college will renovate an existing classroom and lab on campus. The College will purchase three alternative fuel vehicles and a Toyota Prius cutaway training model with corresponding training software. The College will install a vehicle dynamometer for testing vehicle performance along with other diagnostic equipment, scan tools and Information Technology equipment as well as a 5.5 kilowatt Direct Grid-Tie Solar Photovoltaic System. The solar panels will be installed

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Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis | Department of Energy  

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Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis August 24, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program The taxi, the icon of the bustling city, is getting a makeover. Cities nationwide are encouraging taxi fleets to turn over a new leaf and reduce their petroleum consumption. As taxis average more than 55,000 miles a year, reducing one taxi's gasoline consumption can make a big difference. Fortunately, there are a number of ways fleets can improve their sustainability, including adopting hybrid, natural gas, or propane vehicles. Although many people associate the Ford Crown Victoria with taxis, an increasing number of taxi operators are driving hybrid Toyota Priuses,

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CX-002030: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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2030: Categorical Exclusion Determination 2030: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002030: Categorical Exclusion Determination Solar Array and Charging Stations - Administration Building/Cathcart CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 04/22/2010 Location(s): Snohomish County, Washington Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Snohomish County, Washington proposes to use $278,880.00 of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds to support their solar carports and Prius conversion project, DOE funding will primarily be used to connect a 75 kilowatt (kW) solar array that will be roof mounted on an the existing County Administrative Building to approximately 15 electrical charging stations in Level B of the nearby County parking lot area. Further funding will be used to design/build a 20kW solar array on the roof an

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Argonne Transportation - Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research  

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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Capabilities at Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Capabilities at Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory Prius testing by Argonne researchers. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (FCVT) Program is actively evaluating plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology and researching the most critical technical barriers to commercializing PHEVs. Argonne National Laboratory, working together with Idaho National Laboratory, leads DOE's efforts to evaluate PHEVs and PHEV technology with the nation’s best vehicle technology evaluation tools and expertise. These two national laboratories are Centers for Excellence that combine state-of-the-art facilities; world-class expertise; long-term collaborative relationships with other DOE national laboratories, industry, and academia;

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Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis | Department of Energy  

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Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis August 24, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program The taxi, the icon of the bustling city, is getting a makeover. Cities nationwide are encouraging taxi fleets to turn over a new leaf and reduce their petroleum consumption. As taxis average more than 55,000 miles a year, reducing one taxi's gasoline consumption can make a big difference. Fortunately, there are a number of ways fleets can improve their sustainability, including adopting hybrid, natural gas, or propane vehicles. Although many people associate the Ford Crown Victoria with taxis, an increasing number of taxi operators are driving hybrid Toyota Priuses,

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity  

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NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced Vehicles at Denver Earth Day Fair April 18, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will showcase two mobile renewable electricity generation systems and three advanced vehicles-a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle, a plug-in Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle, and a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle-at the Denver Earth Day Fair on April 22. The larger of NREL's two renewable electricity generation systems features a 12 kilowatt biodiesel-powered back-up generator as well as a 1.8 kilowatt photovoltaic array that taps into energy from the sun to produce renewable electricity, which will power the fair. The smaller system includes a 384

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11 - 12820 of 31,917 results. 11 - 12820 of 31,917 results. Article Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Clean Cities Coordinators across the country highlight the benefits of plug-in hybrids and help collect valuable usage data as part of a demonstration project for the upcoming plug-in hybrid model of the Toyota Prius. http://energy.gov/articles/plug-demo-charges-clean-cities-coalitions Article Secretary Chu Highlights More Than 1,800 Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed Under the Recovery Act Investments in Electric Vehicles Helping to Reduce America's Reliance on Imported Oil http://energy.gov/articles/secretary-chu-highlights-more-1800-electric-vehicle-chargers-installed-under-recovery-act Download U.S. Department of Energy Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting Final Agenda, October 19 and 20, 2011

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NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - NREL to Showcase Two Advanced Vehicles  

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to Showcase Two Advanced Vehicles at Estes Park Coolest Car Show on to Showcase Two Advanced Vehicles at Estes Park Coolest Car Show on July 4 July 1, 2013 The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will showcase two advanced Toyota vehicles -- a Highlander fuel cell hybrid vehicle (FCHV-adv) and a plug-in Prius hybrid electric vehicle -- at The Coolest Car Show in Colorado in Estes Park on July 4. Representatives from NREL will be on hand to answer questions about the vehicles on display and provide information and educational literature about alternative fuels and advanced vehicles. "We like to reach out to the community and provide information on alternative vehicle technologies and this is a great event to do that with all of the vehicle enthusiasts," said NREL's Melanie Caton. The car show, which is hosted by Estes Park Museum Friends and Foundation,

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1. Comparison of operating and incremental costs of battery electric vehicles 1. Comparison of operating and incremental costs of battery electric vehicles and conventional gasoline vehicles Characteristics Hybrid electric vehicle (Prius) Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (Volt) Plug-in electric vehicle (Leaf) Fuel efficiency (mpg equivalent) 45 38 (charge-sustaining mode) 94 (charge-depleting mode) 99 (charge-depleting mode) Annual vehicle miles traveled 12,500 Percent vehicle miles traveled electric only 0 58 100 Fuel savings vs. conventional gasoline ICE vehicle (at $3.50 per gallon)a $1,169 $2,036 $3,314 Fuel savings vs. conventional gasoline ICE vehicle (at $6.00 per gallon)a $2,004 $4,340 $7,071 Incremental vehicle cost (2010 dollars) relative to cost of 35-mpg conventional gasoline ICE vehicleb $7,000 $20,000 $20,000

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VIA Motors electric vehicle platform  

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Extended-Range Electric Trucks Extended-Range Electric Trucks The fuel economy of a Prius with the payload of a pickup VIA's E-REV powertrain is ideal for America's fleets, cutting fuel costs by up to 75%, while dramatically reducing petroleum consumption and emissions- electricity costs an average of 60 cents per equivalent gallon. Recharging daily, the average driver could expect to refill the gas tank less than 10 times a year rather than once a week. It offers all the advantages of an electric vehicle, without range limitations. Working with vehicle manufacturers, VIA plans to begin delivering E-REV trucks to government and utility fleets in 2011. The onboard generator provides a work site with 15 kW of exportable power Up to 40 miles in all-electric mode and up to 300 miles using the range extender

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September 2013 Most Viewed Documents for Energy Storage, Conversion, And  

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September 2013 Most Viewed Documents for Energy Storage, Conversion, And September 2013 Most Viewed Documents for Energy Storage, Conversion, And Utilization Process Equipment Cost Estimation, Final Report H.P. Loh; Jennifer Lyons; Charles W. White, III (2002) 169 Evaluation of the 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid Synergy Drive System Burress, Timothy A [ORNL]; Campbell, Steven L [ORNL]; Coomer, Chester [ORNL]; Ayers, Curtis William [ORNL]; Wereszczak, Andrew A [ORNL]; Cunningham, Joseph Philip [ORNL]; Marlino, Laura D [ORNL]; Seiber, Larry Eugene [ORNL]; Lin, Hua-Tay [ORNL] (2011) 116 Evaluation of the 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid Syneregy Drive System Burress, T.A.; Coomer, C.L.; Campbell, S.L.; Seiber, L.E.; Marlino, L.D.; Staunton, R.H.; Cunningham, J.P. (2008) 102 A study of lead-acid battery efficiency near top-of-charge and the impact on PV system design

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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31 - 16940 of 28,905 results. 31 - 16940 of 28,905 results. Article Energy Department Announces New Mapping Initiative to Advance North American Carbon Storage Efforts New Atlas Shows Potential for 500 Years of Carbon Dioxide Storage http://energy.gov/articles/energy-department-announces-new-mapping-initiative-advance-north-american-carbon-storage Article Sailing into the Mainstream of Energy and Water Efficiency, Affordably One Energy Saver blogger shares their experience from staying in energy-efficient lodging during vacation. http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/sailing-mainstream-energy-and-water-efficiency-affordably Article Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and Ava, for a memorable afternoon of sledding and hot chocolate.

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Alternative Fuel News Volume 4 No 3  

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05 05 Bus Futures Bus Futures A look at the choices for transit agencies Plus: Refuse Haulers Carry More Than Trash Inside: Prius hits U.S. market ALTERNATIVE FUEL NEWS U. S. D E P A R T M E N T o f E N E R G Y Vol. 4 - No. 3 An Official Publication of the Clean Cities Network and the Alternative Fuels Data Center From the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy ear Clean Cities Stakeholders: As we head into fall and the temperatures start to cool, the energy industry is heating up. The high price of oil and our nation's dependence on imports continue to make headlines, and for the first time in a long while, the issue of a national energy policy is making waves. October was also Energy Awareness Month, and Secretary Richardson kicked off the celebration at a press event at

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Fuel Economy in the News  

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

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Sustainability and Energy Efficiency in the Automotive Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Since this year there can be no doubt that "sustainability" has become the top issue in the automotive sector. Volkswagen's CEO Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn attacked incumbents like BMW Group (so far the "most sustainable car manufacturer" for the 8th consecutive year) or Toyota (producer of the famous "Prius") head-on by boldly stating to become "the most profitable and most sustainable car manufacturer worldwide by 2018" . This announcement clearly shows that "sustainability" and "profitability" no longer are considered as conflicting targets. On the contrary, to Prof. Dr. Winterkorn : "climate protection is a driver for economic growth". To prime discussions, the plenary talk will give a brief overview of the entire range of energy efficiency in the automotive sector: based on the multiple drivers behind energy efficiency, practical examples are presented along the entire life-cycle of cars (R&D, production, usage and recycling). These "cases" include big automobile producers as well as their respectiv...

CERN. Geneva

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wireless Power Transfer Development for Sustainable Campus Initiative  

SciTech Connect

Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a convenient, safe, and autonomous means for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle charging that has seen rapid growth in recent years for stationary applications. WPT does not require bulky contacts, plugs, and wires, is not affected by dirt or weather conditions, and is as efficient as conventional charging systems. This study summarizes some of the recent Sustainable Campus Initiative activities of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in WPT charging of an on-campus vehicle (a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle). Laboratory development of the WPT coils, high-frequency power inverter, and overall systems integration are discussed. Results cover the coil performance testing at different operating frequencies, airgaps, and misalignments. Some of the experimental results of insertion loss due to roadway surfacing materials in the air-gap are presented. Experimental lessons learned are also covered in this study.

Onar, Omer C [ORNL; Miller, John M [ORNL; Campbell, Steven L [ORNL; Coomer, Chester [ORNL; White, Cliff P [ORNL; Seiber, Larry Eugene [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Improving Battery Design with Electro-Thermal Modeling  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Operating temperature greatly affects the performance and life of batteries in electric and hybrid vehicles. Increased attention is necessary to battery thermal management. Electrochemical models and finite element analysis tools are available for predicting the thermal performance of batteries, but each has limitations. In this study we describe an electro-thermal finite element approach that predicts the thermal performance of a cell or module with realistic geometry. To illustrate the process, we simulated the thermal performance of two generations of Panasonic prismatic nickel-metal-hydride modules used in the Toyota Prius. The model showed why the new generation of Panasonic modules had better thermal performance. Thermal images from two battery modules under constant current discharge indicate that the model predicts the experimental trend reasonably well.

Bharathan, D.; Pesaran, A.; Vlahinos, A.; Kim, G.-H.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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

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

2002-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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California | Department of Energy  

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31, 2011 31, 2011 The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity A look at how an innovative breakthrough in light absorption and utilization could effectively triple the productivity of photosynthesis. January 31, 2011 CX-005191: Categorical Exclusion Determination Radiation Portal Monitor CX(s) Applied: B2.2 Date: 01/31/2011 Location(s): Menlo Park, California Office(s): Stanford Linear Accelerator Site Office January 27, 2011 Plug-In Demo Charges up Clean Cities Coalitions Clean Cities Coordinators across the country highlight the benefits of plug-in hybrids and help collect valuable usage data as part of a demonstration project for the upcoming plug-in hybrid model of the Toyota Prius. January 27, 2011 CX-005068: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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Slide 1  

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

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Hybrid options for light-duty vehicles.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) offer great promise in improving fuel economy. In this paper, we analyze why, how, and by how much vehicle hybridization can reduce energy consumption and improve fuel economy. Our analysis focuses on efficiency gains associated solely with vehicle hybridization. We do not consider such other measures as vehicle weight reduction or air- and tire-resistance reduction, because such measures would also benefit conventional technology vehicles. The analysis starts with understanding the energy inefficiencies of light-duty vehicles associated with different operation modes in US and Japanese urban and highway driving cycles, with the corresponding energy-saving potentials. The potential for fuel economy gains due to vehicle hybridization can be estimated almost exclusively on the basis of three elements: the reducibility of engine idling operation, the recoverability of braking energy losses, and the capability of improving engine load profiles to gain efficiency associated with specific HEV configurations and control strategies. Specifically, we evaluate the energy efficiencies and fuel economies of a baseline MY97 Corolla-like conventional vehicle (CV), a hypothetical Corolla-based minimal hybrid vehicle (MHV), and a MY98 Prius-like full hybrid vehicle (FHV). We then estimate energy benefits of both MHVs and FHVs over CVs on a performance-equivalent basis. We conclude that the energy benefits of hybridization vary not only with test cycles, but also with performance requirements. The hybrid benefits are greater for ''Corolla (high) performance-equivalent'' vehicles than for ''Prius (low) performance-equivalent'' vehicles. An increasing acceleration requirement would result in larger fuel economy benefits from vehicle hybridization.

An, F., Stodolsky, F.; Santini, D.

1999-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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

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

1999-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

396

Dinosaur behavior  

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Dinosaur behavior Dinosaur behavior Name: kevv Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: Did the movie Jurassic Park accurately reflect the known behavior of dinosaurs? Replies: Well, since we do not have an accurate record of that time period (Man showed up about ten million years after T-rex thundered across the plains of Antarctica *grin*) so we cannot say for certain WHAT the dinosaurs did. However, since they were wild animals, we can extrapolate from their modern contemporaries and from our knowledge of their individual anatomies what kind of behaviors they exhibited. A predator with large claws probably hunts by slashing and by piercing and holding on to prey. An herbivore with large spikes growing on its tail probably used them to fend off attackers like a spiked club -- I do not think it was much of a fashion statement

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Patterson: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2911) | Department of  

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Patterson: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2911) Patterson: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2911) Patterson: Noncompliance Determination (2011-SW-2911) July 12, 2013 DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Dan Patterson finding that the "ThunderHead" showerhead basic model manufactured by ET Industries, Inc. and imported by Dan Patterson does not comport with the water conservation standards. DOE determined the product was noncompliant based on DOE testing. Patterson must immediately notify each person (or company) to whom Patterson distributed the noncompliant products that the product does not meet Federal standards. In addition, Patterson must provide to DOE documents and records showing the number of units Patterson distributed and to whom. The manufacturer and/or private labeler of the

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BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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ET Industries, Inc. ET Industries, Inc. ( showerheads) ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 2012-SE-2902 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CIVIL PENAL TY Date issued: May 24, 2013 Number of alleged violations: 974 Maximum possible assessment: $194,800 Proposed civil penalty: $194,800 The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") Office of the General Counsel, Office of Enforcement, alleges that ET Industries Inc. ("ET") has violated cettain provisions of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 6291 et seq. ("the Act"), and 10 C.F.R. Patts 429 and 430. Specifically, DOE alleges: 1. Since March 1, 2010, ET has distributed in commerce in the United States 97 4 units of the "ThunderHead" showerhead ("basic model TH-1 " 1 ). 2. Basic model TH-1 is a "covered product" as defined in 42 U.S.C. § 6292(a)(l5) and

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Laboratory Directed Research & Development (LDRD) Day  

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Programs » Programs » Laboratory Directed Research & Development » Laboratory Directed R&D Day Laboratory Directed Research and Development Day National security depends on science and technology. The United States relies on Los Alamos National Laboratory for the best of both. No place on Earth pursues a broader array of world-class scientific endeavors. Contact Andrea Maestas LDRD Program (505) 667-1230 Email LDRD Day 2012 Learn how LDRD innovations benefit our nation Los Alamos National Laboratory hosted its fourth annual Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Day on October 23, 2012, at Buffalo Thunder in Pojoaque, New Mexico. More than 30 scientists and engineers from the Lab presented posters about their LDRD projects, answering questions and

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ET Industries, Inc.  

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

ET Industries, Inc. ET Industries, Inc. (showerheads) Issued: May 24, 2013 BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, D.C. 20585 ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 2012-SE-2902 AMENDED NOTICE OF NONCOMPLIANCE DETERMINATION 1 Manufacturers (including importers) are prohibited from distributing covered products in the United States that do not comply with applicable federal water conservation standards. See 10 C.F.R. §§ 429.5, 429.102; 42 U.S.C. §§ 6291(10), 6302. On April 3, 2012, DOE tested one unit of the "ThunderHead" showerhead basic model ("basic model TH-1 " 2 ), which ET Industries, Inc. ("ET") imported into the United States. On April 24, 2012, DOE completed testing of three additional units of basic model TH-1, also imported into

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Beam transport and monitoring for laser plasma accelerators  

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The controlled transport and imaging of relativistic electron beams from laser plasma accelerators (LPAs) are critical for their diagnostics and applications. Here we present the design and progress in the implementation of the transport and monitoring system for an undulator based electron beam diagnostic. Miniature permanent-magnet quadrupoles (PMQs) are employed to realize controlled transport of the LPA electron beams, and cavity based electron beam position monitors for non-invasive beam position detection. Also presented is PMQ calibration by using LPA electron beams with broadband energy spectrum. The results show promising performance for both transporting and monitoring. With the proper transport system, XUV-photon spectra from THUNDER will provide the momentum distribution of the electron beam with the resolution above what can be achieved by the magnetic spectrometer currently used in the LOASIS facility.

Nakamura, K.; Sokollik, T.; Tilborg, J. van; Gonsalves, A. J.; Shaw, B.; Shiraishi, S.; Mittal, R.; De Santis, S.; Byrd, J. M.; Leemans, W. [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States) and University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States)

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Calibration of a microchannel plate based extreme ultraviolet grazing incident spectrometer at the Advanced Light Source  

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We present the design and calibration of a microchannel plate based extreme ultraviolet spectrometer. Calibration was performed at the Advance Light Source (ALS) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). This spectrometer will be used to record the single shot spectrum of radiation emitted by the tapered hybrid undulator (THUNDER) undulator installed at the LOASIS GeV-class laser-plasma-accelerator. The spectrometer uses an aberration-corrected concave grating with 1200 lines/mm covering 11-62 nm and a microchannel plate detector with a CsI coated photocathode for increased quantum efficiency in the extreme ultraviolet. A touch screen interface controls the grating angle, aperture size, and placement of the detector in vacuum, allowing for high-resolution measurements over the entire spectral range.

Bakeman, M. S. [Department of Physics, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada 89557 (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Tilborg, J. van; Sokollik, T.; Baum, D.; Ybarrolaza, N.; Duarte, R.; Toth, C.; Leemans, W. P. [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - TEC - STG Minutes - 9-14-06.doc  

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TRANSPORTATION EXTERNAL COORDINATION (TEC) WORKING GROUP TRANSPORTATION EXTERNAL COORDINATION (TEC) WORKING GROUP SECURITY TOPIC GROUP MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER 14, 2006 INTRODUCTION The Security Topic Group (STG) of the Transportation External Coordination (TEC) Working Group met in the afternoon of September 14, 2006 in Thunder Bay, Wisconsin. On behalf of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), the Chairman of the STG, Mr. Alexander Thrower of the Office of Logistics Management (RW-10), presided over the meeting. At the outset, Mr. Thrower introduced himself and the STG members participating. The STG agreed that the meeting agenda would include confirmation of conference notes from August 17, 2006 and discussion of the STG Work Plan. AUGUST 17, 2006 CONFERENCE CALL

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Direct liquefaction proof-of-concept program. Topical report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report presents the results of work conducted under the DOE Proof-of-Concept Program in direct coal liquefaction at Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc. in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, from February 1994 through April 1995. The work includes modifications to HRI`s existing 3 ton per day Process Development Unit (PDU) and completion of the second PDU run (POC Run 2) under the Program. The 45-day POC Run 2 demonstrated scale up of the Catalytic Two-Stage Liquefaction (CTSL Process) for a subbituminous Wyoming Black Thunder Mine coal to produce distillate liquid products at a rate of up to 4 barrels per ton of moisture-ash-free coal. The combined processing of organic hydrocarbon wastes, such as waste plastics and used tire rubber, with coal was also successfully demonstrated during the last nine days of operations of Run POC-02. Prior to the first PDU run (POC-01) in this program, a major effort was made to modify the PDU to improve reliability and to provide the flexibility to operate in several alternative modes. The Kerr McGee Rose-SR{sup SM} unit from Wilsonville, Alabama, was redesigned and installed next to the U.S. Filter installation to allow a comparison of the two solids removal systems. The 45-day CTSL Wyoming Black Thunder Mine coal demonstration run achieved several milestones in the effort to further reduce the cost of liquid fuels from coal. The primary objective of PDU Run POC-02 was to scale-up the CTSL extinction recycle process for subbituminous coal to produce a total distillate product using an in-line fixed-bed hydrotreater. Of major concern was whether calcium-carbon deposits would occur in the system as has happened in other low rank coal conversion processes. An additional objective of major importance was to study the co-liquefaction of plastics with coal and waste tire rubber with coal.

Comolli, A.G.; Lee, L.K.; Pradhan, V.R. [and others

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct liquefaction proof-of-concept program. Finaltopical report, Bench Run 4 (227-95)  

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This report presents the results of bench-scale work, Bench Run PB-04, conducted under the DOE Proof of Concept-Bench Option Program in direct coal liquefaction at Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc. in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The Bench Run PB-04 was the fifth of the nine runs planned in the POC Bench Option Contract between the U.S. DOE and Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc. Bench Run PB-04 had multiple goals. These included the evaluation of the effects of dispersed slurry catalyst system on the performance of direct liquefaction of a subbituminous Wyoming Black Thunder mine coal under extinction recycle (454{degrees}C+ recycle) condition; another goal was to investigate the effects of the combined processing of automobile shredder residue (auto-fluff) with coal and other organic waste materials. PB-04 employed a two-stage, back-mixed, slurry reactor system with an interstage V/L separator and an in-line fixed-bed hydrotreater. The HTI`s newly modified P/Fe catalyst was very effective for direct liquefaction and coprocessing of Black Thunder mine subbituminous coal with Hondo resid and auto-fluff; during `coal-only` liquefaction mode, over 93% maf coal conversion was obtained with about 90% residuum conversion and as high as 67% light distillate (C{sub 4}-975 F) yield, while during `coprocessing` mode of operation, distillate yields varied between 58 and 69%; the residuum conversions varied between 74 and 89% maf. Overall, it is concluded, based upon the yield data available from PB-04, that auto-effective as MSW plastics in improving coal hydroconversion process performance. Auto-fluff did not increase light distillate yields nor decrease light gas make and chemical hydrogen consumption in coal liquefaction, as was observed to occur with MSW plastics.

Comolli, A.G.; Pradhan, V.R.; Lee, T.L.K. [and others

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emissions of trace gases and aerosols during the open combustion of biomass  

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Emissions of trace gases and aerosols during the open combustion of biomass Emissions of trace gases and aerosols during the open combustion of biomass in the laboratory Title Emissions of trace gases and aerosols during the open combustion of biomass in the laboratory Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2009 Authors McMeeking, Gavin R., Sonia M. Kreidenweis, Stephen Baker, Christian M. Carrico, Judith C. Chow, Jeffrey Collett L. Jr., Wei Min Hao, Amanda S. Holden, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, William C. Malm, Hans Moosmuller, Amy P. Sullivan, and Cyle E. Wold Journal Journal of Geophysical Research Volume 114 Abstract We characterized the gas- and speciated aerosol-phase emissions from the open combustion of 33 different plant species during a series of 255 controlled laboratory burns during the Fire Laboratory at Missoula Experiments (FLAME). The plant species we tested were chosen to improve the existing database for U.S. domestic fuels: laboratory-based emission factors have not previously been reported for many commonly burned species that are frequently consumed by fires near populated regions and protected scenic areas. The plants we tested included the chaparral species chamise, manzanita, and ceanothus, and species common to the southeastern United States (common reed, hickory, kudzu, needlegrass rush, rhododendron, cord grass, sawgrass, titi, and wax myrtle). Fire-integrated emission factors for gas-phase CO2, CO, CH4, C2-4 hydrocarbons, NH3, SO2, NO, NO2, HNO3, and particle-phase organic carbon (OC), elemental carbon (EC), SO4 2, NO3, Cl, Na+, K+, and NH4 + generally varied with both fuel type and with the fire-integrated modified combustion efficiency (MCE), a measure of the relative importance of flaming- and smoldering-phase combustion to the total emissions during the burn. Chaparral fuels tended to emit less particulate OC per unit mass of dry fuel than did other fuel types, whereas southeastern species had some of the largest observed emission factors for total fine particulate matter. Our measurements spanned a larger range of MCE than prior studies, and thus help to improve estimates of the variation of emissions with combustion conditions for individual fuels.

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Microsoft Word - Document1  

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

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

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Predicting the Market Potential of Plug-In Electric Vehicles Using Multiday GPS Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GPS data for a years worth of travel by 255 Seattle households illuminate how plug-in electric vehicles can match household needs. The results suggest that a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) with 100 miles of range should meet the needs of 50 % of one-vehicle households and 80 % of multiple-vehicle households, when charging once a day and relying on another vehicle or mode just 4 days a year. Moreover, the average one-vehicle Seattle household uses each vehicle 23 miles per day and should be able to electrify close to 80 % of its miles using a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with 40-mile all-electric-range. Households owning two or more vehicles can electrify 50 to 70 % of their miles using a PHEV40, depending on how they assign the vehicle across drivers each day. Cost comparisons between the average single-vehicle household owning a Chevrolet Cruze versus a Volt PHEV suggest that when gas prices are $3.50 per gallon and electricity rates at 11.2 ct per kWh, the Volt will save the household $535 per year in operating costs. Similarly, the Toyota Prius PHEV will provide an annual savings of $538 per year over the Corolla.

Mobashwir Khan; Kara M. Kockelman; William J. Murray Jr. Fellow

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fleet and Baseline Performance Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

J. Francfort; D. Karner

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

ARM - Facility News Article  

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ARM Facility Captures Rare Tornado Data ARM Facility Captures Rare Tornado Data Bookmark and Share Every spring, tornadoes thunder across five states, from Kansas to Texas, and alerts are common. However, by Monday, May 20, it was clear that this time the alert had a different urgency to it. The turn of events leading up to the EF-5 tornado that wreaked havoc in Moore, Oklahoma, provided a unique opportunity for scientists to sample the environment preceding a severe weather event. Raw data from the additional radiosonde launches preceding the severe weather events of May 20 in Oklahoma. The blue line identifies the temperature, which decreases with increasing altitude (decreasing pressure). The red line is the dew point; dew point-also expressed as a temperature-is the temperature at which the air is 100% saturated with its water vapor content (low values of the dew point represent low relative humidity). Where the dew point approaches the actual temperature, the air is nearing 100% relative humidity, or saturation, near the ground-ideal conditions for tornado events.

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A characterization and evaluation of coal liquefaction process streams. Quarterly technical progress report, October 1--December 31, 1995  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objectives of this project are to support the DOE direct coal liquefaction process development program and to improve the useful application of analytical chemistry to direct coal liquefaction process development. Independent analyses by well-established methods will be obtained of samples produced in direct coal liquefaction processes under evaluation by DOE. Additionally, analytical instruments and techniques which are currently underutilized for the purpose of examining coal-derived samples will be evaluated. The data obtained from this study will be used to help guide current process development and to develop an improved data base on coal and coal liquids properties. During this reporting period, CONSOL completed analyses of 81 feed and process stream samples from HTI bench Run CMSL-9. HTI liquefaction bench unit Run CMSL-9 (227-87) was operated with all-dispersed catalyst and Black Thunder Mine (Wyodak and Anderson seam) coal, with and without mixed plastics or high density polyethylene (HDPE) as coprocessing feedstocks. The dispersed catalysts used were Molyvan A and HTI`s iron catalyst, a sulfated iron hydroxide. Results are discussed in this report.

Robbins, G.A.; Brandes, S.D.; Winschel, R.A.; Burke, F.P.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced direct coal liquefaction concepts. Quarterly report, October 1, 1993--December 31, 1993  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Six runs on the bench unit were successfully completed this quarter. The runs covered twenty five different operating conditions and yield periods, and involved 336 hours of operation. In the bench unit, increased temperature of first stage operation (410{degree}C) and direct addition of the powdered solid sodium aluminate to the feed as first stage catalyst improved both coal and carbon monoxide conversion. To achieve 90%+ overall coal conversion, temperatures of 430{degree}C+ were required in the second stage. Oil yields (pentane soluble liquid product) in excess of 65 wt % based on MAF Black Thunder coal, were achieved both with iron oxide/dimethyl disulfide and ammonium molybdate/carbon disulfide second stage catalysts. C{sub l}-C{sub 3} hydrogen gas yields were modest, generally 7-8 wt % on MAF coal, and overall hydrogen consumption (including first stage shift hydrogen) was in the order of 7-8 wt % on MAF coal. The ammonium molybdate catalyst system appeared to give slightly higher oil yields and hydrogen consumption, as was expected, but the differences may not be significant.

Berger, D.J.; Parker, R.J.; Simpson, P.L. [Canadian Energy Development, Inc., Edmonton, AB (Canada)

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

413

Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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

July 24, 2013 July 24, 2013 By applying pressure to the generator, one is able to generate about six nanoamperes of current and 400 millivolts of potential -- roughly a quarter of the voltage of a AAA battery and enough to flash a number on the small LCD screen. | Photo courtesy of Seung-Wuk Lee's lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. R&D 100: Battery Technology Goes Viral Learn how Energy Department researchers are harnessing power from an unlikely source -- viruses. July 24, 2013 If you've ever heard the thunderous sound of a sonic boom, you've experienced the shock waves in the air created by an object traveling faster than the speed of sound. But what happens when an object travels faster than the speed of light? At Jefferson Laboratory, construction is underway to upgrade the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) and the CEABF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS12) at Hall B. During the experiments, the accelerator will shoot electrons at speeds faster than the speed at which light travels in the same medium, creating shock waves that emit a blue light, known as Cherenkov light -- this light is equivalent to the sonic boom. By recording data from Cherenkov light, scientists will be able to map a nucleon's three-dimensional spin.

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ARM facility captures rare tornado data [EVS News]  

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ARM facility captures rare tornado data ARM facility captures rare tornado data June 13, 2013 Every spring, tornadoes thunder across five states, from Kansas to Texas, and alerts are common. However, by Monday, May 20, it was clear that this time the alert had a different urgency to it. The turn of events leading up to the EF-5 tornado that wreaked havoc in Moore, Oklahoma, provided a unique opportunity for scientists to sample the environment preceding a severe weather event. Read more about how EVS scientist, Donna Holdridge, supported the ARM program in the full article. Raw data from the additional radiosonde launches preceding the severe weather events of May 20 in Oklahoma. The blue line identifies the temperature, which decreases with increasing altitude. The red line is the dew point, the temperature at which the air is 100% saturated with its water vapor content. Where the dew point approaches the actual temperature, the air is nearing 100% relative humidity near the ground-ideal conditions for tornado events.

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Photo of the Week: Faster than the Speed of Light | Department of Energy  

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Photo of the Week: Faster than the Speed of Light Photo of the Week: Faster than the Speed of Light Photo of the Week: Faster than the Speed of Light July 24, 2013 - 2:00pm Addthis If you've ever heard the thunderous sound of a sonic boom, you've experienced the shock waves in the air created by an object traveling faster than the speed of sound. But what happens when an object travels faster than the speed of light? At Jefferson Laboratory, construction is underway to upgrade the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) and the CEABF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS12) at Hall B. During the experiments, the accelerator will shoot electrons at speeds faster than the speed at which light travels in the same medium, creating shock waves that emit a blue light, known as Cherenkov light -- this light is equivalent to the sonic boom. By recording data from Cherenkov light, scientists will be able to map a nucleon's three-dimensional spin.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Sound Pitch and Distance Travelled Name: Chris Status: educator Grade: 4-5 Location: MI Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: Do high pitched sounds travel farther than low pitched sounds? Replies: Sorry Chris, it is the other way around. If you are near lightening you hear a crack or bang which is a high frequency sound. But far away from the lightening you hear thunder as a low pitch, rolling, boom. The high frequency sound from the crack you hear close up does not made it very far from the lightening (which is the cause of the noise). Hope this helps. R. W. "Mr. A." Avakian Quite the opposite. Low pitched sounds attenuate more slowly with distance. Fog-horns are an evolutionary example of the point. Of course, they are meant to operate in elevated humidity, which adds another loss factor. I will try to tell you more later. On the other hand, it is quite possible for high-pitched sounds to be _more_noticeable_ to a given being in a given noise background.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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

24, 2013 24, 2013 By applying pressure to the generator, one is able to generate about six nanoamperes of current and 400 millivolts of potential -- roughly a quarter of the voltage of a AAA battery and enough to flash a number on the small LCD screen. | Photo courtesy of Seung-Wuk Lee's lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. R&D 100: Battery Technology Goes Viral Learn how Energy Department researchers are harnessing power from an unlikely source -- viruses. July 24, 2013 If you've ever heard the thunderous sound of a sonic boom, you've experienced the shock waves in the air created by an object traveling faster than the speed of sound. But what happens when an object travels faster than the speed of light? At Jefferson Laboratory, construction is underway to upgrade the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) and the CEABF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS12) at Hall B. During the experiments, the accelerator will shoot electrons at speeds faster than the speed at which light travels in the same medium, creating shock waves that emit a blue light, known as Cherenkov light -- this light is equivalent to the sonic boom. By recording data from Cherenkov light, scientists will be able to map a nucleon's three-dimensional spin.

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Coal liquefaction process streams characterization and evaluation: The preliminary evaluation of the kinetics of coal liquefaction distillation resid conversion  

SciTech Connect

This study evaluated the use of a novel laboratory-scale batch reactor, designed by the University of Delaware, to study the kinetics of coal liquefaction resid reactivity. The short time batch reactor (STBR) is capable of conducting reactions at temperatures up to 450{degrees}C and pressures up to 2500 psi at well-defined reaction times from a few seconds to 30 min or longer. Sixty experiments were conducted with the STBR in this project. The products of the resid/tetralin/hydrogen reaction were separated by solubility, and several analytical procedures were used to evaluate the reaction products, including thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Changes were monitored in the boiling ranges of the products, as a function of process conditions (time, temperature, and tetralin donor solvent-to-resid ratio), with and without catalysts. Two distillation resid samples were studied; Sample 1 is the resid of the second stage product stream from Wilsonville Run 259 which used Pittsburgh seam coal (Ireland mine) bituminous coal, and Sample 2 is the resid of the same streak from Wilsonville Run 260 which used Wyodak and Anderson (Black Thunder Mine) subbituminous coal. It was determined that the resid reactivity was different for the two samples studied. The results demonstrate that further development of this experimental method is warranted to empirically assess resid reactivity and to provide data for use in the construction of an empirical model of coal conversion in the direct liquefaction process.

Klein, M.T.; Calkins, W.H.; Huang, He [Delaware Univ., Newark, DE (United States). Center for Catalytic Science and Technology

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced liquefaction using coal swelling and catalyst dispersion techniques. Quarterly technical progress report No. 7, April 1993--June 1993  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The overall objective of this project is to develop a new approach for the direct liquefaction of coal to produce an all-distillate product slate at a sizable cost reduction over current technology. The approach integrates coal selection, pretreatment, coal swelling with catalyst impregnation, liquefaction, product recovery with characterization, alternate bottoms processing, and carrying out a technical assessment including an economic evaluation. The project is being carried out under contract to the United States Department of Energy. All three coals used in this study (Black Thunder, Burning Star bituminous, and Martin Lake lignite) are effectively swelled by a number of solvents. The most effective solvents are those having hetero-functionality. In addition, a synergistic effect has been demonstrated, in which solvent blends are more effective for coal swelling than the pure solvents alone. Therefore, it will be necessary to use only low levels of swelling agents and yet promote the impregnation of catalyst precursors. The rate of the impregnation of catalyst precursors into swollen coal increases greatly as the effectiveness of the solvent to swell the coal increases. This effect is also demonstrated by improved catalyst precursor impregnation with increased contact temperature. Laboratory- and bench-scale liquefaction experimentation is underway using swelled and catalyst impregnated coal samples. Higher coal conversions were observed for the SO{sub 2}-treated coal than the raw coal, regardless of catalyst type. Conversions of swelled coal were highest when Molyvan-L, molybdenum naphthenate, and nickel octoate, respectively, were added to the liquefaction solvent.

Curtis, C.W. [Auburn Univ., AL (United States); Chander, S. [Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States); Gutterman, C.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Production of low-cost hydrogen  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The overall objective of the proposed effort is to verify at the laboratory scale, the ability of the MTCI indirectly heated fluid-bed gasifier to economically produce a hydrogen-rich product gas from liquefaction by-product streams and from char produced in mild gasification processes. Specifically, the proposed effort is aimed at developing an experimental technology data base by defining the process characteristics that would be required for process integration into an overall liquefaction system. This would result in substantial decreases in the cost of hydrogen for the production of competitively priced coal-derived liquid fuels. During this quarter, shakedown tests of the reactor were completed. Subbituminous coals from Black Thunder mine and Eagle Butte mine were obtained for use in mild gasification to produce char. During the initial shakedown tests, it was determined that a new pulse combustor was needed. A pulse combustor with a large aerovalve was fabricated and tested. Three shakedown tests with limestone as the fluid-bed medium were carried out at temperature from 1450{degree}F to 1550{degree}F.

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1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF COAL LIQUEFACTION PROCESS STREAMS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This is the Technical Progress Report for the fifteenth quarter of activities under DOE Contract No. DE-AC22-94PC93054. It covers the period January 1 through March 31, 1998. Described in this report are the following activities: (1) CONSOL characterized 41 process stream samples obtained from HTI Run PB-01 (227-90), in which Black Thunder Mine coal, Hondo VTB resid, municipal solid waste (MSW) plastics, and virgin plastics were co-liquefaction feedstocks with all-dispersed Fe and Mo catalysts. (2) A request was made for samples from the Nippon Coal Oil NEDOL pilot plant in Kashima, Japan. (3) Phenols were extracted from two samples of separator overhead oil from HTI Run PB-03 Periods 10A and 10B. The phenols were converted to ethylphenyl ethers, and the ethers were distilled to produce a sample within the diesel fuel boiling range. The ethers were mixed with diesel fuel to make 1%, 5%, 10%, and 20% solutions. The four mixtures and a control sample (0% ether) were tested for diesel fuel properties by Intertek Testing Services, Caleb Brett. (4) Computational studies related to the University of Delaware's resid conversion model were continued on the Hewlett Packard Apollo HP-735 RISC workstation at CONSOL R and D. The Structure Optimization Program and the Structure Once-Through Program were used to generate physicochemical properties and structure models for the 15 coal resid samples which have been under study.

G.A. Robbins; S.D. Brandes; D.J. Pazuchanics; D.G. Nichols; R.A. Winschel

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the Application of High-Temperature Coolants in Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study was performed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify practical approaches, technical barriers, and cost impacts to achieving high-temperature coolant operation for certain traction drive subassemblies and components of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). HEVs are unique in their need for the cooling of certain dedicated-traction drive subassemblies/components that include the electric motor(s), generators(s), inverter, dc converter (where applicable), and dc-link capacitors. The new coolant system under study would abandon the dedicated 65 C coolant loop, such as used in the Prius, and instead rely on the 105 C engine cooling loop. This assessment is important because automotive manufacturers are interested in utilizing the existing water/glycol engine cooling loop to cool the HEV subassemblies in order to eliminate an additional coolant loop with its associated reliability, space, and cost requirements. In addition, the cooling of power electronic devices, traction motors, and generators is critical in meeting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technology (FCVT) goals for power rating, volume, weight, efficiency, reliability, and cost. All of these have been addressed in this study. Because there is high interest by the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in reducing manufacturing cost to enhance their competitive standing, the approach taken in this analysis was designed to be a positive 'can-do' approach that would be most successful in demonstrating the potential or opportunity of relying entirely on a high-temperature coolant system. Nevertheless, it proved to be clearly evident that a few formidable technical and cost barriers exist and no effective approach for mitigating the barriers was evident in the near term. Based on comprehensive thermal tests of the Prius reported by ORNL in 2005 [1], the continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures were projected from test data at 900 rpm. They are approximately 15 kW with 103 C coolant and 20 kW with 50 C coolant. To avoid this 25% drop1 in continuous power, design changes for improved heat dissipation and carefully managed changes in allowable thermal limits would be required in the hybrid subsystems. This study is designed to identify the technical barriers that potentially exist in moving to a high-temperature cooling loop prior to addressing the actual detailed design. For operation at a significantly higher coolant temperature, there were component-level issues that had to be addressed in this study. These issues generally pertained to the cost and reliability of existing or near-term components that would be suitable for use with the 105 C coolant. The assessed components include power electronic devices/modules such as diodes and insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs), inverter-grade high-temperature capacitors, permanent magnets (PM), and motor-grade wire insulation. The need for potentially modifying/resizing subassemblies such as inverters, motors, and heat exchangers was also addressed in the study. In order to obtain pertinent information to assist ORNL researchers address the thermal issues at the component, module, subassembly, and system levels, pre-existing laboratory test data conducted at varying temperatures was analyzed in conjunction with information obtained from technical literature searches and industry sources.

Staunton, Robert H [ORNL; Hsu, John S [ORNL; Starke, Michael R [ORNL

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the Application of High-Temperature Coolants in Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

SciTech Connect

This study was performed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify practical approaches, technical barriers, and cost impacts to achieving high-temperature coolant operation for certain traction drive subassemblies and components of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). HEVs are unique in their need for the cooling of certain dedicated-traction drive subassemblies/components that include the electric motor(s), generators(s), inverter, dc converter (where applicable), and dc-link capacitors. The new coolant system under study would abandon the dedicated 65 C coolant loop, such as used in the Prius, and instead rely on the 105 C engine cooling loop. This assessment is important because automotive manufacturers are interested in utilizing the existing water/glycol engine cooling loop to cool the HEV subassemblies in order to eliminate an additional coolant loop with its associated reliability, space, and cost requirements. In addition, the cooling of power electronic devices, traction motors, and generators is critical in meeting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technology (FCVT) goals for power rating, volume, weight, efficiency, reliability, and cost. All of these have been addressed in this study. Because there is high interest by the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in reducing manufacturing cost to enhance their competitive standing, the approach taken in this analysis was designed to be a positive 'can-do' approach that would be most successful in demonstrating the potential or opportunity of relying entirely on a high-temperature coolant system. Nevertheless, it proved to be clearly evident that a few formidable technical and cost barriers exist and no effective approach for mitigating the barriers was evident in the near term. Based on comprehensive thermal tests of the Prius reported by ORNL in 2005 [1], the continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures were projected from test data at 900 rpm. They are approximately 15 kW with 103 C coolant and 20 kW with 50 C coolant. To avoid this 25% drop1 in continuous power, design changes for improved heat dissipation and carefully managed changes in allowable thermal limits would be required in the hybrid subsystems. This study is designed to identify the technical barriers that potentially exist in moving to a high-temperature cooling loop prior to addressing the actual detailed design. For operation at a significantly higher coolant temperature, there were component-level issues that had to be addressed in this study. These issues generally pertained to the cost and reliability of existing or near term components that would be suitable for use with the 105 C coolant. The assessed components include power electronic devices/modules such as diodes and insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs), inverter-grade high-temperature capacitors, permanent magnets (PM), and motor-grade wire insulation. The need for potentially modifying/resizing subassemblies such as inverters, motors, and heat exchangers was also addressed in the study. In order to obtain pertinent information to assist ORNL researchers address the thermal issues at the component, module, subassembly, and system levels, pre-existing laboratory test data conducted at varying temperatures was analyzed in conjunction with information obtained from technical literature searches and industry sources.

Hsu, J.S.; Staunton, M.R.; Starke, M.R.

2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the Application of High-Temperature Coolants in Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

SciTech Connect

This study was performed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify practical approaches, technical barriers, and cost impacts to achieving high-temperature coolant operation for certain traction drive subassemblies and components of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). HEVs are unique in their need for the cooling of certain dedicated-traction drive subassemblies/components that include the electric motor(s), generators(s), inverter, dc converter (where applicable), and dc-link capacitors. The new coolant system under study would abandon the dedicated 65 C coolant loop, such as used in the Prius, and instead rely on the 105 C engine cooling loop. This assessment is important because automotive manufacturers are interested in utilizing the existing water/glycol engine cooling loop to cool the HEV subassemblies in order to eliminate an additional coolant loop with its associated reliability, space, and cost requirements. In addition, the cooling of power electronic devices, traction motors, and generators is critical in meeting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technology (FCVT) goals for power rating, volume, weight, efficiency, reliability, and cost. All of these have been addressed in this study. Because there is high interest by the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in reducing manufacturing cost to enhance their competitive standing, the approach taken in this analysis was designed to be a positive 'can-do' approach that would be most successful in demonstrating the potential or opportunity of relying entirely on a high-temperature coolant system. Nevertheless, it proved to be clearly evident that a few formidable technical and cost barriers exist and no effective approach for mitigating the barriers was evident in the near term. Based on comprehensive thermal tests of the Prius reported by ORNL in 2005 [1], the continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures were projected from test data at 900 rpm. They are approximately 15 kW with 103 C coolant and 20 kW with 50 C coolant. To avoid this 25% drop1 in continuous power, design changes for improved heat dissipation and carefully managed changes in allowable thermal limits would be required in the hybrid subsystems. This study is designed to identify the technical barriers that potentially exist in moving to a high-temperature cooling loop prior to addressing the actual detailed design. For operation at a significantly higher coolant temperature, there were component-level issues that had to be addressed in this study. These issues generally pertained to the cost and reliability of existing or near term components that would be suitable for use with the 105 C coolant. The assessed components include power electronic devices/modules such as diodes and insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs), inverter-grade high-temperature capacitors, permanent magnets (PM), and motor-grade wire insulation. The need for potentially modifying/resizing subassemblies such as inverters, motors, and heat exchangers was also addressed in the study. In order to obtain pertinent information to assist ORNL researchers address the thermal issues at the component, module, subassembly, and system levels, pre-existing laboratory test data conducted at varying temperatures was analyzed in conjunction with information obtained from technical literature searches and industry sources.

Hsu, J.S.; Staunton, M.R.; Starke, M.R.

2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the Application of High-Temperature Coolants in Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

SciTech Connect

This study was performed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify practical approaches, technical barriers, and cost impacts to achieving high-temperature coolant operation for certain traction drive subassemblies and components of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). HEVs are unique in their need for the cooling of certain dedicated-traction drive subassemblies/components that include the electric motor(s), generators(s), inverter, dc converter (where applicable), and dc-link capacitors. The new coolant system under study would abandon the dedicated 65 C coolant loop, such as used in the Prius, and instead rely on the 105 C engine cooling loop. This assessment is important because automotive manufacturers are interested in utilizing the existing water/glycol engine cooling loop to cool the HEV subassemblies in order to eliminate an additional coolant loop with its associated reliability, space, and cost requirements. In addition, the cooling of power electronic devices, traction motors, and generators is critical in meeting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technology (FCVT) goals for power rating, volume, weight, efficiency, reliability, and cost. All of these have been addressed in this study. Because there is high interest by the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in reducing manufacturing cost to enhance their competitive standing, the approach taken in this analysis was designed to be a positive 'can-do' approach that would be most successful in demonstrating the potential or opportunity of relying entirely on a high-temperature coolant system. Nevertheless, it proved to be clearly evident that a few formidable technical and cost barriers exist and no effective approach for mitigating the barriers was evident in the near term. Based on comprehensive thermal tests of the Prius reported by ORNL in 2005 [1], the continuous ratings at base speed (1200 rpm) with different coolant temperatures were projected from test data at 900 rpm. They are approximately 15 kW with 103 C coolant and 20 kW with 50 C coolant. To avoid this 25% drop1 in continuous power, design changes for improved heat dissipation and carefully managed changes in allowable thermal limits would be required in the hybrid subsystems. This study is designed to identify the technical barriers that potentially exist in moving to a high-temperature cooling loop prior to addressing the actual detailed design. For operation at a significantly higher coolant temperature, there were component-level issues that had to be addressed in this study. These issues generally pertained to the cost and reliability of existing or near-term components that would be suitable for use with the 105 C coolant. The assessed components include power electronic devices/modules such as diodes and insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs), inverter-grade high-temperature capacitors, permanent magnets (PM), and motor-grade wire insulation. The need for potentially modifying/resizing subassemblies such as inverters, motors, and heat exchangers was also addressed in the study. In order to obtain pertinent information to assist ORNL researchers address the thermal issues at the component, module, subassembly, and system levels, pre-existing laboratory test data conducted at varying temperatures was analyzed in conjunction with information obtained from technical literature searches and industry sources.

Staunton, Robert H [ORNL; Hsu, John S [ORNL; Starke, Michael R [ORNL

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The prospects for hybrid electric vehicles, 2005-2020 : results of a Delphi Study.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The introduction of Toyota's hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), the Prius, in Japan has generated considerable interest in HEV technology among US automotive experts. In a follow-up survey to Argonne National Laboratory's two-stage Delphi Study on electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EVs and HEVs) during 1994-1996, Argonne researchers gathered the latest opinions of automotive experts on the future ''top-selling'' HEV attributes and costs. The experts predicted that HEVs would have a spark-ignition gasoline engine as a power plant in 2005 and a fuel cell power plant by 2020. The projected 2020 fuel shares were about equal for gasoline and hydrogen, with methanol a distant third. In 2020, HEVs are predicted to have series-drive, moderate battery-alone range and cost significantly more than conventional vehicles (CVs). The HEV is projected to cost 66% more than a $20,000 CV initially and 33% more by 2020. Survey respondents view batteries as the component that contributes the most to the HEV cost increment. The mean projection for battery-alone range is 49 km in 2005, 70 km in 2010, and 92 km in 2020. Responding to a question relating to their personal vision of the most desirable HEV and its likely characteristics when introduced in the US market in the next decade, the experts predicted their ''vision'' HEV to have attributes very similar to those of the ''top-selling'' HEV. However, the ''vision'' HEV would cost significantly less. The experts projected attributes of three leading batteries for HEVs and projected acceleration times on battery power alone. The resulting battery packs are evaluated, and their initial and replacement costs are analyzed. These and several other opinions are summarized.

Ng, H. K.; Santini, D. J.; Vyas, A. D.

1999-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

427

Catalytic Two-Stage Liquefaction (CTSL{trademark}) process bench studies and PDU scale-up with sub-bituminous coal. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reported are the details and results of Laboratory and Bench-Scale experiments using sub-bituminous coal conducted at Hydrocarbon Research, Inc., under DOE Contract No. DE-AC22-88PC88818 during the period October 1, 1988 to December 31, 1992. The work described is primarily concerned with testing of the baseline Catalytic Two-Stage Liquefaction (CTSL{trademark}) process with comparisons with other two stage process configurations, catalyst evaluations and unit operations such as solid separation, pretreatments, on-line hydrotreating, and an examination of new concepts. In the overall program, three coals were evaluated, bituminous Illinois No. 6, Burning Star and sub-bituminous Wyoming Black Thunder and New Mexico McKinley Mine seams. The results from a total of 16 bench-scale runs are reported and analyzed in detail. The runs (experiments) concern process variables, variable reactor volumes, catalysts (both supported, dispersed and rejuvenated), coal cleaned by agglomeration, hot slurry treatments, reactor sequence, on-line hydrotreating, dispersed catalyst with pretreatment reactors and CO{sub 2}/coal effects. The tests involving the Wyoming and New Mexico Coals are reported herein, and the tests involving the Illinois coal are described in Topical Report No. 2. On a laboratory scale, microautoclave tests evaluating coal, start-up oils, catalysts, thermal treatment, CO{sub 2} addition and sulfur compound effects were conducted and reported in Topical Report No. 3. Other microautoclave tests are described in the Bench Run sections to which they refer such as: rejuvenated catalyst, coker liquids and cleaned coals. The microautoclave tests conducted for modelling the CTSL{trademark} process are described in the CTSL{trademark} Modelling section of Topical Report No. 3 under this contract.

Comolli, A.G.; Johanson, E.S.; Karolkiewicz, W.F.; Lee, L.K.T.; Stalzer, R.H.; Smith, T.O.

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Azimuthal variation of radiation of seismic energy from cast blasts  

SciTech Connect

As part of a series of seismic experiments designed to improve the understanding of the impact of mining blasts on verifying a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, a sixteen station network of three-component seismic sensors were deployed around a large cast shot in the Black Thunder Mine. The seismic stations were placed, where possible, at a range of 2.5 kilometers with a constant inter-station spacing of 22.5 degrees. All of the data were recorded with the seismometers oriented such that the radial component pointed to the middle point of the approximately 2 kilometer long shot. High quality data were recorded at each station. Data were scaled to a range of 2.5 kilometers and the sum of the absolute value of the vertical, radial, and transverse channels computed. These observations were used to construct radiation patterns of the seismic energy propagating from the cast shot. It is obvious that cast shots do not radiate seismic energy isotropically. Most of the vertical motion occurs behind the highwall while radial and transverse components of motion are enhanced in directions parallel to the highwall. These findings have implications for local (0.1 to 15 kilometer range) and possibly for regional (100 to 2,000 kilometer range) seismic observations of cast blasting. Locally, it could be argued that peak particle velocities could be scaled not only by range but also by azimuthal direction from the shot. This result implies that long term planning of pit orientation relative to sensitive structures could mitigate problems with vibration levels from future blasting operations. Regionally, the local radiation pattern may be important in determining the magnitude of large scale cast blasts. Improving the transparency of mining operations to international seismic monitoring systems may be possible with similar considerations.

Pearson, D.C.; Stump, B.W. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Martin, R.L. [Thunder Basin Coal Co., Wright, WY (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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An investigation of the role of water on retrograde/condensation reactions and enhanced liquefaction yields  

SciTech Connect

Changes in coal structure that may occur during coal drying will be measured in order to determine the effects of coal drying on its reactivity toward liquefaction. Different methods for coal drying will be investigated to determine if drying can be accomplished without destroying coal reactivity toward liquefaction, thereby making coal drying a relatively economical and efficient method for coal pretreatment. Coal drying methods will include conventional thermal drying, microwave drying and chemical drying at low temperature. State-of-the-art solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques using combined rotation and multiple pulse spectroscopy (CRAMPS) and cross polarization with magic-angle spinning (CP/MAS) will be employed: (1) to measures changes in coal structure brought about by the different methods of drying and by low temperature oxidation, and (2) to obtain direct measurements of changes in the aromatic hydrogen-to-carbon ratio of the solid/semisolid material formed or remaining during pretreatment and the initial stages of liquefaction. The objectives for this quarter were to begin coal drying experiments using thermal, microwave, and chemical methods, and to begin coal liquefaction experiments on the dried coals. Three additional coal samples have been acquired. These are a Black Thunder Mine coal acquired from Arco Coal Co, and a Texas subC and Illinois No. 6 hvC acquired from the DOE coal sample bank at Penn State. The samples are listed as DECS-1 and DECS-2, respectively in the PSU sample bank. The ultimate and proximate analyses for all the samples are given in Table 1. Work on each of the subtasks is described in separate paragraphs.

Miknis, F.P.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct liquefaction proof-of-concept program: Bench Run 05 (227-97). Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report presents the results Bench Run PB-05, conducted under the DOE Proof of Concept - Bench Option Program in direct coal liquefaction at Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc. in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Bench Run PB-05 was the fifth of the nine runs planned in the POC Bench Option Contract between the U.S. DOE and included the evaluation of the effect of using dispersed slurry catalyst in direct liquefaction of a high volatile bituminous Illinois No. 6 coal and in combined coprocessing of coal with organic wastes, such as heavy petroleum resid, MSW plastics, and auto-shredder residue. PB-05 employed a two-stage, back-mixed, slurry reactor system with an interstage V/L separator and an in-line fixed-bed hydrotreater. Coprocessing of waste plastics with Illinois No. 6 coal did not result in the improvement observed earlier with a subbituminous coal. In particular, decreases in light gas yield and hydrogen consumption were not observed with Illinois No. 6 coal as they were with Black Thunder Mine coal. The higher thermal severity during PB-05 is a possible reason for this discrepancy, plastics being more sensitive to temperatures (cracking) than either coal or heavy resid. The ASR material was poorer than MSW plastics in terms of increasing conversions and yields. HTI`s new dispersed catalyst formulation, containing phosphorus-promoted iron gel, was highly effective for the direct liquefaction of Illinois No. 6 coal under the reaction conditions employed; over 95% coal conversion was obtained, along with over 85% residuum conversion and over 73% distillate yields.

Comolli, A.G.; Pradhan, V.R.; Lee, T.L.K.; Karolkiewicz, W.F.; Popper, G.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Close Look at Hybrid Vehicle Loyalty and Ownership  

SciTech Connect

In a news release dated April 9, 2012, Polk stated that only 35% of hybrid owners bought a hybrid again when they returned to market in 2011. These findings were based on an internal study conducted by Polk. The study also indicated that if repurchase behavior among the high volume audience of Toyota Prius owners wasn t factored in; hybrid loyalty would drop to under 25%. This news release has generated a lot of interest and concern by the automobile industry as well as consumers, since it was published, and caused many to think about the idea of hybrid loyalty as well as factors that influence consumers. Most reactions to the 35% hybrid loyalty dealt with concerns of the viability of hybrid technology as part of the solution to address transportation energy challenges. This paper attempts to shed more light on Polk s hybrid loyalty study as well as explore several information sources concerning hybrid loyalty status. Specifically, major factors that might impact the selection and acquisition of hybrid vehicles are addressed. This includes investigating the associations between hybrid market shares and influencing factors like fuel price and hybrid incentives, as well as the availability of hybrid models and other highly fuel efficient vehicle options. This effort is not in-depth study, but rather a short study to see if Polk s claim could be validated. This study reveals that Polk s claim was rather misleading because its definition of loyalty was very narrow. This paper also suggests that Polk s analysis failed to account for some very important factors, raising the question of whether it is fair to compare a vehicle drive train option (which hybrids are) with a vehicle brand in terms of loyalty and also raises the question of whether hybrid loyalty is even a valid point to consider. This report maintains that Polk s study does not prove that hybrid owners were dissatisfied with their vehicles, which was a common theme among reporting news agencies when Polk initially released their findings. In this brief review, the team has looked at factors that might contribute to a consumer choosing to not purchase a hybrid; including the increase in manufacture s overall vehicle mpg and the percentage of the vehicle market owned by hybrids.

Hwang, Ho-Ling [ORNL; Chin, Shih-Miao [ORNL; Wilson, Daniel W [ORNL; Oliveira Neto, Francisco Moraes [ORNL; Taylor, Rob D [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection of explosive events by monitoring acoustically-induced geomagnetic perturbations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Black Thunder Coal Mine (BTCM) near Gillette, Wyoming was used as a test bed to determine the feasibility of detecting explosion-induced geomagnetic disturbances with ground-based induction magnetometers. Two magnetic observatories were fielded at distances of 50 km and 64 km geomagnetically north from the northernmost edge of BTCM. Each observatory consisted of three separate but mutually orthogonal magnetometers, Global Positioning System (GPS) timing, battery and solar power, a data acquisition and storage system, and a three-axis seismometer. Explosions with yields of 1 to 3 kT of TNT equivalent occur approximately every three weeks at BTCM. We hypothesize that explosion-induced acoustic waves propagate upward and interact collisionally with the ionosphere to produce ionospheric electron density (and concomitant current density) perturbations which act as sources for geomagnetic disturbances. These disturbances propagate through an ionospheric Alfven waveguide that we postulate to be leaky (due to the imperfectly conducting lower ionospheric boundary). Consequently, wave energy may be observed on the ground. We observed transient pulses, known as Q-bursts, with pulse widths about 0.5 s and with spectral energy dominated by the Schumann resonances. These resonances appear to be excited in the earth-ionosphere cavity by Alfven solitons that may have been generated by the explosion-induced acoustic waves reaching the ionospheric E and F regions and that subsequently propagate down through the ionosphere to the atmosphere. In addition, we observe late time (> 800 s) ultra low frequency (ULF) geomagnetic perturbations that appear to originate in the upper F region ({approximately}300 km) and appear to be caused by the explosion-induced acoustic wave interacting with that part of the ionosphere. We suggest that explosion-induced Q-bursts may be discriminated from naturally occurring Q-bursts by association of the former with the late time explosion-induced ULF perturbations. We also present evidence for an acoustically-induced magnetic signal at both magnetic observatories, indicating that magnetometers act as highly sensitive detectors of acoustically-induced ground motion. Further experimental and theoretical work are required to improve confidence in these conclusions.

Lewis, J P; Rock, D R; Shaeffer, D L; Warshaw, S I

1999-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

McCluskey, F. P.

2007-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Factors Affecting the Fuel Consumption of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Primary Factors that Impact the Fuel Consumption of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles RICHARD BARNEY CARLSON, MATTHEW G. SHIRK Idaho National Laboratory 2525 N. Fremont Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83415, USA richard.carlson@inl.gov Abstract Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) have proven to significantly reduce petroleum consumption as compared to conventional internal combustion engine vehicles (ICE) by utilizing electrical energy for propulsion. Through extensive testing of PHEVs, analysis has shown that the fuel consumption of PHEVs is more significantly affected than conventional vehicles by either the drivers input or by the environmental inputs around the vehicle. Six primary factors have been identified that significantly affect the fuel consumption of PHEVs. In this paper, these primary factors are analyzed from on-road driving and charging data from over 200 PHEVs throughout North America that include Hymotion Prius conversions and Hybrids Plus Escape conversions. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) tests plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) vehicles as part of its conduct of DOEs Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). In collaboration with its 75 testing partners located in 23 states and Canada, INL has collected data on 191 PHEVs, comprised of 12 different PHEV models (by battery manufacturer). With more than 1 million PHEV test miles accumulated to date, the PHEVs are fleet, track, and dynamometer tested. Six Primary Factors The six primary factors that significantly impact PHEV fuel consumption are listed below. Some of the factors are unique to plug-in vehicles while others are common for all types of vehicles. 1. Usable Electrical Energy is dictated by battery capacity, rate of depletion as well as when the vehicle was last plugged-in. With less electrical energy available the powertrain must use more petroleum to generate the required power output. 2. Driver Aggressiveness impacts the fuel consumption of nearly all vehicles but this impact is greater for high efficiency powertrains. 3. Accessory Utilization like air conditioner systems or defroster systems can use a significant amount of additional energy that is not contributing to the propulsion of the vehicle. 4. Route Type such as city, highway or mountainous driving can affect the fuel consumption since it can involve stop and go driving or ascending a step grade. 5. Cold Start / Key On includes control strategies to improve cold start emissions as well as control routines to quickly supply cabin heat. These control strategies are necessary for consumer acceptance even though fuel consumption is negatively impacted. 6. Ambient Temperature can reduce the efficiency of many powertrain components by significantly increasing fluid viscosity. For vehicles that utilize battery energy storage systems, the temperature of the battery system can greatly affect the power output capability therefore reducing its system effectiveness. The analysis of the six primary factors that impact fuel economy of PHEVs helped to identify areas of potential further development as well as may assist in informing drivers of these effects in an effort to modify driving behavior to reduce petroleum consumption.

Richard "Barney" Carlson; Matthew G. Shirk; Benjamin M. Geller

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The California greenhouse gas initiative and its implications to the automotive industry  

SciTech Connect

CAR undertook this investigation to better understand the costs and challenges of a local (state) regulation necessitating the implementation of alternative or advanced powertrain technology. CAR will attempt to add insight into the challenges that local regulations present to the automotive industry, and to contribute further to the discussion of how advanced powertrain technology may be used to meet such regulation. Any local law that (directly or indirectly) affects light duty motor vehicle fuel economy creates what in effect is a specialty market for powertrain technology. As such these small markets present significant challenges for automotive manufacturers. First, a small market with unique standards presents significant challenges to an industry that has sustained growth by relying on large volumes to achieve scale economies and deliver products at a cost acceptable to the consumer. Further, the challenges of the additional technology make it likely that any powertrain capable of meeting the stringent emissions standards will include costly additional components, and thus will be more costly to manufacture. It is likely that manufacturers would consider the following actions as steps to deliver products to meet the pending California regulatory requirements anticipated as a result of prior California legislation: (1) Substituting more fuel efficient vehicles: Bring in more efficient vehicles from global operations, while likely dropping existing domestic products. (2) Substituting powertrains: Add existing downsized engines (i.e. turbocharged versions, etc.) into California market-bound vehicles. (3) Powertrain enhancements: Add technology to current engine and transmission offerings to improve efficiency and reduce emissions. (4) Incorporating alternative powertrains into existing vehicle platforms: Develop a hybrid or other type of powertrain for an existing vehicle. (5) New powertrains and new platforms: Develop vehicles specifically intended to incorporate new powertrain technologies, materials and/or design (e.g. the General Motors EV1 or the Toyota Prius). These five actions represent the gamut from the least complicated solution to the most complex. They also generally represent the least expensive response to the most expensive. It is possible that the least expensive responses may be least likely to meet market demands while achieving required GHG emission limits. At the same time, the most expensive option may produce a vehicle that satisfies the GHG reduction requirements and meets some consumer requirements, but is far too costly to manufacture and sell profitably. The response of a manufacturer would certainly have to take market size, consumer acceptance, technology implication and cost, as well as internal capacities and constraints, into consideration. It is important to understand that individual companies may respond differently in the short term. However, it is probable that there would be a more consistent industry-wide response in the longer term. Options 1 and 2 present the simplest responses. A company may reach into its global portfolio to deliver vehicles that are more fuel-efficient. These vehicles are usually much smaller and significantly less powerful than current U.S. offerings. Industry respondents indicated that such a strategy may be possible but would likely be met with less than positive reaction from the buying public. A general estimate for the cost to homologize a vehicle--that is, to prepare an existing vehicle for entry into the United States provided all business conditions were met (reasonable product, capacity availability, etc.), would be approximately $50 million. Assuming an estimated cost for homologation to meet U.S. standards of $50 million and a 20,000 vehicle per year sales volume in California, the company would then incur a $2,500 per-vehicle cost to bring them into the market. A manufacturer may also choose to incorporate a more efficient powertrain into a vehicle already sold in the market. The costs associated with such a strategy would include reengineering

Smith, B. C.; Miller, R. T.; Center for Automotive Research

2006-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Temperature High-Power Packaging Techniques for HEV Traction Applications  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A key issue associated with the wider adoption of hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV) and plug in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEV) is the implementation of the power electronic systems that are required in these products. One of the primary industry goals is the reduction in the price of these vehicles relative to the cost of traditional gasoline powered vehicles. Today these systems, such as the Prius, utilize one coolant loop for the engine at approximately 100 C coolant temperatures, and a second coolant loop for the inverter at 65 C. One way in which significant cost reduction of these systems could be achieved is through the use of a single coolant loop for both the power electronics as well as the internal combustion engine (ICE). This change in coolant temperature significantly increases the junction temperatures of the devices and creates a number of challenges for both device fabrication and the assembly of these devices into inverters and converters for HEV and PHEV applications. Traditional power modules and the state-of-the-art inverters in the current HEV products, are based on chip and wire assembly and direct bond copper (DBC) on ceramic substrates. While a shift to silicon carbide (SiC) devices from silicon (Si) devices would allow the higher operating temperatures required for a single coolant loop, it also creates a number of challenges for the assembly of these devices into power inverters. While this traditional packaging technology can be extended to higher temperatures, the key issues are the substrate material and conductor stability, die bonding material, wire bonds, and bond metallurgy reliability as well as encapsulation materials that are stable at high operating temperatures. The larger temperature differential during power cycling, which would be created by higher coolant temperatures, places tremendous stress on traditional aluminum wire bonds that are used to interconnect power devices. Selection of the bond metallurgy and wire bond geometry can play a key role in mitigating this stress. An alternative solution would be to eliminate the wire bonds completely through a fundamentally different method of forming a reliable top side interconnect. Similarly, the solders used in most power modules exhibit too low of a liquidus to be viable solutions for maximum junction temperatures of 200 C. Commonly used encapsulation materials, such as silicone gels, also suffer from an inability to operate at 200 C for extended periods of time. Possible solutions to these problems exist in most cases but require changes to the traditional manufacturing process used in these modules. In addition, a number of emerging technologies such as Si nitride, flip-chip assembly methods, and the elimination of base-plates would allow reliable module development for operation of HEV and PHEV inverters at elevated junction temperatures.

Elshabini, Aicha [University of Idaho; Barlow, Fred D. [University of Idaho

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2012 SARA Students Technical Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Service Academy Research Associates (SARA) program provides an opportunity for Midshipmen and Cadets from US Service Academies to participate in research at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Sandia National Laboratory for several weeks during the summer as part of their summer training assignments. During the summer of 2012, three Midshipmen were assigned to work with the XCP Division at LANL for approximately 5-6 weeks. As one of the nation's top national security science laboratories, LANL stretches across 36 square miles, has over 2,100 facilities, and employs over 9,000 individuals including a significant number of students and postdocs. LANL's mission is to 'apply science and technology to: ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the US nuclear deterrent, reduce global threats, and solve other emerging national security challenges.' While LANL officially operates under the US Department of Energy (DoE), fulfilling this mission requires mutual cooperation with the US Department of Defense (DoD) as well. LANL's high concentration of knowledge and experience provides interns a chance to perform research in many disciplines, and its connection with the DoD in both operation and personnel gives SARA students insight to career possibilities both during and after military service. SARA students have plenty of opportunity to enjoy hiking, camping, the Los Alamos YMCA, and many other outdoor activities in New Mexico while staying at the Buffalo Thunder Resort, located 20 miles east of the lab. XCP Division is the Computational Physics division of LANL's Weapons Department. Working with XCP Division requires individuals to be Q cleared by the DoE. This means it is significantly more convenient for SARA students to be assigned to XCP Division than their civilian counterparts as the DoD CNWDI clearance held by SARA students is easily transferred to the lab prior to the students arriving at the start of the summer. SARA students working with XCP Division were given a comprehensive introduction into nuclear engineering and physics, nuclear weapons, and radiation transport and detection via texts and lectures at various classification levels. Students also attended tours of several prominent facilities at LANL including TA-41 Ice House, TA-55 PF-4 plutonium facility, the Nicholas C. Metropolis Center for Modeling and Simulation, also known as the Secure Computing Center (SCC), and the Dual-Axis Radiological Hydro Test (DARHT) facility; in addition, SARA students accompanied by LANL staff traveled to Minot AFB in North Dakota for tours of the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing facilities. Students participated in a week long class on the Monte Carlo N Particle (MCNP) code to supplement their understanding of radiation transport simulations. SARA students were then tasked with using this knowledge to model radiation detectors and use MCNP to compare their models to experimental data and previously accepted models.

Briccetti, Angelo [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lorei, Nathan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Yonkings, David [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lorio, David [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Goorley, John T. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Sood, Avneet [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Global lightning and severe storm monitoring from GPS orbit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the last few decades, there has been a growing interest to develop and deploy an automated and continuously operating satellite-based global lightning mapper [e.g. Christian et al., 1989; Weber et al., 1998; Suszcynsky et al., 2000]. Lightning is a direct consequence of the electrification and breakdown processes that take place during the convective stages of thunderstorm development. Satellite-based lightning mappers are designed to exploit this relationship by using lightning detection as a proxy for remotely identifying, locating and characterizing strong convective activity on a global basis. Global lightning and convection mapping promises to provide users with (1) an enhanced global severe weather monitoring and early warning capability [e.g. Weber et al., 1998] (2) improved ability to optimize aviation flight paths around convective cells, particularly over oceanic and remote regions that are not sufficiently serviced by existing weather radar [e.g. Weber et al., 1998], and (3) access to regional and global proxy data sets that can be used for scientific studies and as input into meteorological forecast and global climatology models. The physical foundation for satellite-based remote sensing of convection by way of lightning detection is provided by the basic interplay between the electrical and convective states of a thundercloud. It is widely believed that convection is a driving mechanism behind the hydrometeor charging and transport that produces charge separation and lightning discharges within thunderclouds [e.g. see chapter 3 in MacGorman and Rust, 1998]. Although cloud electrification and discharge processes are a complex function of the convective dynamics and microphysics of the cloud, the fundamental relationship between convection and electrification is easy to observe. For example, studies have shown that the strength of the convective process within a thundercell can be loosely parameterized (with large variance) by the intensity of the electrical activity within that cell as measured by the lightning flash rate. Williams [2001] has provided a review of experimental work that shows correlations between the total lightning flash rate and the fifth power of the radar cloud-top height (i.e. convective strength) of individual thunder cells. More recently, Ushio et al., [2001] used a large statistical sampling of optical data from the Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) in conjunction with data provided by the Precipitation Radar (PR) aboard the Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission (TRMM) satellite to conclude that the total lightning flash rate increases exponentially with storm height. Lightning activity levels have also been correlated to cloud ice content, a basic product of the convective process. For example, Blyth et al. [2001] used the Thermal Microwave Imager (TMI) aboard the TRMM satellite to observe a decrease in the 37 and 85 GHz brightness temperatures of upwelling terrestrial radiation during increased lightning activity. This reduction in brightness temperature is believed to be the result of increased ice scattering in the mixed phase region of the cloud. Toracinta and Zipser [2001] have found similar relationships using the Optical Transient Detector (OTD) satellite instrument and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) aboard the DMSP satellites.

Suszcynsky, D. M. (David M.); Jacobson, A. R.; Linford, J (Justin); Pongratz, M. B. (Morris B.); Light, T. (Tracy E.); Shao, X. (Xuan-Min)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z