Powered by Deep Web Technologies
Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


1

MARKET BASED APPROACHES  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

BASED BASED APPROACHES K.G. DULEEP MANAGING DIRECTOR EEA BACKGROUND * Introduction of fuel-cell vehicles and jump- starting the market will require significant government actions in the near term * Widespread understanding that command- and-control regulations can work for only very low sales volume. * Increased public sales and acceptance will need development of market based policies. ANALYSIS OBJECTIVES * EEA currently evaluating a number of market based approaches to enhancing fuel economy of conventional and hybrid vehicles. * Primary objective of effort is to evaluate a range of market based approaches that can be implemented when FCV models are market ready, and identify ones that could make a difference. * Effort is in the context of modifying existing approaches to special needs of FCVs

2

Residential gas heat pump assessment: A market-based approach  

SciTech Connect

There has been considerable activity in recent years to develop technologies that could reduce or levelize residential and light-commercial building space cooling electrical use and heating/cooling energy use. For example, variable or multi-speed electric heat pumps, electric ground-source heat pumps, dual-fuel heat pumps, multi-function heat pumps, and electric cool storage concepts have been developed; and several types of gas heat pumps are emerging. A residential gas heat pump (GHP) benefits assessment is performed to assist gas utility and equipment manufacturer decision making on level of commitment to this technology. The methodology and generic types of results that can be generated are described. National market share is estimated using a market segmentation approach. The assessment design requires dividing the 334 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAS) of the US into 42 market segments of relatively homogeneous weather and gas/electric rates (14 climate groupings by 3 rate groupings). Gas and electric rates for each MSA are evaluated to arrive at population-weighted rates for the market segments. GHPs are competed against 14 conventional equipment options in each homogeneous segment.

Hughes, P.J.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

3

Subject: SPPR TIP Funding - Facilities Charge Approach Debby,  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Mike A. Gazda" Mike A. Gazda" <mike@powerauthority.org> To: CC: "Joseph W. Mulholland" , "Evelyn Magnusson" Date: 10/22/10 10:21 AM Subject: SPPR TIP Funding - Facilities Charge Approach Debby, The Arizona Power Authority is pleased with the new approach presented for the separation of charges regarding the SPPR TIP, ED-5 to Palo Verde Project. The implementation of a new Facilities Charge Contract will allow Western accounting to keep track of the funds utilized to build this new TIP Transmission improvement and allow transparency to the process. This will also allow others to join in the costs/benefits if they choose. Although the process has not been fully developed, we are supportive

4

Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Market-Based Programs Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Market-Based Programs on AddThis.com... LED Lighting Facts CALiPER Program Standards Development Technical Information Network Gateway Demonstrations Municipal Consortium Design Competitions Market-Based Programs To facilitate successful market introduction of high-quality,

5

Market-Based Indian Grid Integration Study Options: Preprint  

SciTech Connect

The Indian state of Gujarat is forecasting solar and wind generation expansion from 16% to 32% of installed generation capacity by 2015. Some states in India are already experiencing heavy wind power curtailment. Understanding how to integrate variable generation (VG) into the grid is of great interest to local transmission companies and India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. This paper describes the nature of a market-based integration study and how this approach, while new to Indian grid operation and planning, is necessary to understand how to operate and expand the grid to best accommodate the expansion of VG. Second, it discusses options in defining a study's scope, such as data granularity, generation modeling, and geographic scope. The paper also explores how Gujarat's method of grid operation and current system reliability will affect how an integration study can be performed.

Stoltenberg, B.; Clark, K.; Negi, S. K.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

6

Market-Based Indian Grid Integration Study Options: Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Indian state of Gujarat is forecasting solar and wind generation expansion from 16% to 32% of installed generation capacity by 2015. Some states in India are already experiencing heavy wind power curtailment. Understanding how to integrate variable generation (VG) into the grid is of great interest to local transmission companies and India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. This paper describes the nature of a market-based integration study and how this approach, while new to Indian grid operation and planning, is necessary to understand how to operate and expand the grid to best accommodate the expansion of VG. Second, it discusses options in defining a study's scope, such as data granularity, generation modeling, and geographic scope. The paper also explores how Gujarat's method of grid operation and current system reliability will affect how an integration study can be performed.

Stoltenberg, B.; Clark, K.; Negi, S. K.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

7

On implementing a market-based agent-mediated resource control framework for middle-scale smart grids: A preliminary study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present our preliminary implementation of a market-based agent-mediated resource control framework for dynamic electric power allocation. Although market-based approach is promising in the researches for effective resource allocation ... Keywords: Resource management,Engines,Production facilities,Power systems,Electricity,Approximation methods,smart grids,auction,agent platform

Naoki Fukuta, Takayuki Ito

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

8

ŤDemonstrating a Market-Based Approach to the Reclamation of...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

the rules of the marketmarket structure, the supply and demand forces determine the price. Credits can be used or sold in order to comply with mitigation requirements of...

9

MARKET-BASED ADVANCED COAL POWER SYSTEMS FINAL REPORT  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

MARKET-BASED ADVANCED MARKET-BASED ADVANCED COAL POWER SYSTEMS FINAL REPORT MAY 1999 DOE/FE-0400 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy Washington, DC 20585 Market-Based Advanced Coal Power Systems 1-1 December 1998 1. INTRODUCTION As deregulation unfolds and privatization of the utility market takes shape, priorities for power plant economics have shifted toward those of a "bottom-line" business and away from a regulated industry. Competition in utility generation and the exposure risks of large capital investments have led to a preference to minimize capital costs and fixed and variable operation and maintenance costs. With global competition from independent power producers (IPPs), non- utility generators, and utilities, the present trend of investments is with conventional pulverized

10

Econophysical Dynamics of Market-Based Electric Power Distribution Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As energy markets begin clearing at sub-hourly rates, their interaction with load control systems becomes a potentially important consideration. A simple model for the control of thermal systems using market-based power distribution strategies is proposed, with particular attention to the behavior and dynamics of electric building loads and distribution-level power markets. Observations of dynamic behavior of simple numerical model are compared to that of an aggregate continuous model. The analytic solution of the continuous model suggests important deficiencies in each. The continuous model provides very valuable insights into how one might design such load control system and design the power markets they interact with. We also highlight important shortcomings of the continuous model which we believe must be addressed using discrete models.

Nicolas Ho; David P. Chassin

2006-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

11

Volunteering for market-based environmental regulation : the substitution provision of the SO? emissions trading program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we explore the practical and welfare implications of a system of voluntary compliance within a market-based environmental regulation. The Substitution Provision of the SO2 emissions trading program allows the ...

Montero, Juan Pablo

12

Design of a market-based mechanism for quality attribute tradeoff of services in the cloud  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud computing, with its promise of (almost) unlimited computation, storage and bandwidth, is increasingly becoming the infrastructure of choice for many organizations. As applications gain in popularity and mature, the quality attributes demanded of ... Keywords: cloud computing, market-based control, self-organization

Vivek Nallur; Rami Bahsoon

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

13

Using market-based dispatching with environmental price signals to reduce emissions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of global environment and energy challenges, thereby contributing to informed debate about climate changeUsing market-based dispatching with environmental price signals to reduce emissions and water use with independent policy analysis to provide a solid foundation for the public and private decisions needed

14

Comfort-Aware Home Energy Management Under Market-Based Demand-Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

pricing and consumption data in South Korea. Index Terms--smart grid, demand-response, energy management I-based pricing. In peak capping, each home is allocated an energy quota. In market-based pricing, the price-term viable way of regulating energy consumptions. We work with day-ahead market pricing in this paper

Boutaba, Raouf

15

An Economic Assessment of Market-Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in id. ). The number of mixed waste processing facilitiesWaste separation occurs at mixed waste processing facilitiesban disposal of yard waste in mixed refuse. Variable Rate

Menell, Peter S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

16

An Economic Assessment of Market-Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Total (lbs) Total recycle compost Community Characteristicsdiscards percent diverted compost Waste/HH/Day after PAYTof recycled waste streams, compost, and possibly from energy

Menell, Peter S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

17

A Market-based Approach to Sensor Management Authors, Affiliations, Addresses  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

resources such as energy usage and communication bandwidth have to be considered separately. Additionally. Pricing mechanisms can be designed to address privacy issues and minimize communication requirements [42 of price. Under certain assumptions, price systems have been proven to provide the minimum dimensionality

Mullen, Tracy

18

RETRACTED: Investigating the efficiency in oil futures market based on GMDH approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief. Please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy). Reason: This article has copied material previously published in the article ''Are ...

Mohsen Mehrara; Ali Moeini; Mehdi Ahrari; Ali Erfanifard

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

19

An Economic Assessment of Market-Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

generation of biofuel waste energy and increases the rate ofthe design and siting of waste to energy incinerators. Theregion is burned in waste-to-energy incineration facilities.

Menell, Peter S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

20

Environmental benefits and cost savings through market-based instruments : an application using state-level data from India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper develops a methodology for estimating potential cost savings from the use of market-based instruments (MBIs) when local emissions and abatement cost data are not available. The paper provides estimates of the ...

Gupta, Shreekant

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


21

Ettore F. BOMPARD, European Commission, Institute for Energy and Market-based control in emerging distribution system operation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in emerging distribution system operation In emerging electrical distribution systems, a multitude of self by distributed and adaptive control signals over prosumers, market-based control needs to make prosumer benefits

Nesterov, Yurii

22

Abstract--Market based contracting introduces increased competition in the power industry, and creates a need for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

electric market. Deregulation exposes GENCOs to risks and uncertainties. Electric energy sales by a GENCO? The framework for the analysis is a simplified day-ahead auction where the market is cleared one day in advance1 Abstract-- Market based contracting introduces increased competition in the power industry

Berleant, Daniel

23

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, VOL. 28, NO. 4, OCTOBER 2013 2373 Market-Based Control in Emerging  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

electrical distribution systems, a multi- tude of self-interested individual decision makers interacts among prosumers, market- based control needs to make prosumer benets aligned with reg- ulator/DSOs concerns, thus]. With these additional technical and market possibilities, mi- croplayer-like electricity end users are entitled

Nesterov, Yurii

24

Subject: References:  

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

Subject: Subject: References: DEAR 970.3102-2 Compensation for personal services DEAR 970.5204-13 Allowable costs and fixed-fee (Management and operating contracts) DEAR 970.5204-14 Allowable costs and fixed-fee (support contracts) When is this ~\.cquisition Letter (AL) Effective? This AL is effective 10 days from the date of issuance. This gui~ce supersedes any previous statutory cap on executive compensation. Existing contracts need to be reviewed to determine whether contract terms and conditions are consistent with the guidance in this AL, or whether contract modifications are necessary. When Does this AL Expire? This AL remain;; in effect until superseded or canceled. Whom do you Contact for More Information? Contact the Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, for questions pertaining to the

25

MEMORANDUM SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

/ /' MEMORANDUM SUBJECT: ---------------------- OWNER (S) -------- Past I ------------------------ Current: -------------------------- Owner contacted 0 yes 0 no; if yes, date contrctrd ----B-m------ TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- &Research & Development x Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scale 0 Bench Scale Process 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis ti Production 0 Disposal/Storage K tlmuf 8cturinq 0 University Research 0 Organization 0 Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other -------------------- TYPE OF CONTRACT ---------------- 0 Prime 0 Subcontract& 0 Purchase Order 0 Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time & material, rtc) ----w-B ---------------------------- Contract/Purchase Order #

26

HEHORANDUU SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

HEHORANDUU HEHORANDUU SUBJECT: .I CILTERNATE Pastr________________________ Current:~ -------------------_______ Owner contacted q yes anof if yes, dets contacted IKLE-!PEE_nILm! q Research & Development 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scale q Bench Scale Process 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis 0 Product i on 0 Disposal/Storage .u Facility Type 0 Uanufacturing q University 0 Research Organization 0 ' Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other --------------------- 0 Prime cl 0 Subcontract& Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, 0 Purchase Order time 81 material, etc) Contract/Purchase Order # -------------------------- OWNERSHiP CIEC/tlED AEC/HED sow owk!m LE_n_sEB OkwE LANDS BUILDINGS EQUIPMENT i z E ORE OR RAW HATL 0 iY i

27

ORISE: Protecting Human Subjects  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Subjects Protecting Human Subjects The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Human Subjects Research Program exists to ensure that all research conducted at DOE institutions, whether...

28

Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery Through Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Potential for a Market-Based Environmental Solution in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Coalbed Methane Recovery Through Sequestration of Coalbed Methane Recovery Through Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Potential for a Market-Based Environmental Solution in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama Jack C. Pashin (jpashin@gsa.state.al.us; 205-349-2852) Geological Survey of Alabama P.O. Box 869999 Tuscaloosa, AL 35486 Richard H. Groshong, Jr. (rgroshon@wgs.geo.ua.edu; 205-348-1882) Deparment of Geology University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Richard E. Carroll (rcarroll@gsa.state.al.us; 205-349-2852) Geological Survey of Alabama P.O. Box 869999 Tuscaloosa, AL 35486 Abstract Sequestration of CO 2 in coal is a market-based environmental solution with potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing coalbed methane recovery. Producing coalbed methane through injection of CO 2 is also more efficient than current techniques requiring

29

ORISE: Human Subjects Protection  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Human Subjects Protection Human Subjects Protection The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) performs technical assessments to assist U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories involved in human subjects research projects. Under DOE Order and Policy 443.1A, Protection of Human Subjects, and 10 CFR 745, DOE employees and contractors are expected to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects. In support of the DOE Office of Science and the Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP), ORISE has most recently assisted with the development and distribution of tools to address classified research and to track potential human social cultural behavior systems (HSCB) research conducted by DOE laboratories. Examples of products that ORISE has developed in support of the HSPP

30

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 21, 2005 ... This is a comprehensive book on the subject of mechanical alloying/milling, by an eminent scholar with more than three decades of experience ...

31

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 28, 2011 ... Doctor Bob Baoping He wrote the book. 2DXRD is professionally written and a comprehensive description of the subject which is two ...

32

Measuring oil-price shocks using market-based information’, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper takes on a narrative and quantitative approach to examine the dynamic effects of oil-price shocks to the U.S. economy. Based on market information collected from various oil-industry trade journals, we separate different kinds of oilprice shocks, and construct measures of exogenous oil shocks that are free of endogeneity and anticipatory problems. Estimation results indicate that oil shocks have had substantial and statistically significant impacts on the U.S. economy during the past two and a half decades. By contrast, traditional VAR identification strategies lead to a much weaker and insignificant real effect for the same period. Further investigation suggests that this discrepancy is possibly due to a lack of identification on the VAR approach, originating from mixing the exogenous oil-supply shocks with endogenous oil-price movements driven by changes in oil demand.

Tao Wu; Michele Cavallo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

33

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jan 24, 2006 ... This book contains data on most of the elements and a number of isotopes but not on any compounds. This may well be a good subject for ...

34

MEMORANDUM FOR: FROM: SUBJECT:  

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

SUBJECT: SUBJECT: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 10, 2013 The General Counsel (GC-1) Patricia A. Hoffman ] Assistant Secretary Ofice of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 2013 National Envirorunental Policy Act (NEPA) Annual Planning Summary Attached for your information is the NEP A Annual Planning Summary for FY 2013 for the Ofce of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE). The Summary describes the status of

35

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 1, 2009... and developed an interdisciplinary approach to investigate metal fatigue by using the technique of electron work function (EWF) based on the ...

36

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

413 pages. ... impressed with the breadth and depth of this book, which promotes itself as a “minds on” and “hands on” approach, and does it quite effectively.

37

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 4, 2008 ... Using Google, it is easy to find many uses of the combinatorial approach besides those in Combi . These include drug discovery, integrated ...

38

MEMORANDUM TO: FILE SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

SUBJECT: SUBJECT: -Li&$diM ---------- -2' ~~EI: ---- --------:------- CITY: %-k&&k/ -------------------------- ST&T& oi+ OWN_EM_SL Past : ---------------------A-- Current:___--~---____------_______ Owner contacted q yes anno; if yes, date contacted ------------- TYPE OF OPERATION ~_------_~~-----_ tJ Research & Development 0 Production scale tssting Cl Pilot Scale 0 Bench Scale Process 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis 0 Production 0 Disposal/Storage @ ' Facility Type 0 Manufacturing a University 0 Research Organization -------- 0 Prime' 0 Subcontractor 0 Purchase Order q Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time 81 material, etc) ------- ~_-----_------~-------~~~~~~ Contract/Purchase Order # ----------------------------

39

MEMORANDUM SUBJECT8  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

SUBJECT8 SUBJECT8 CILTERNATE . N*MEt_--_-____-_____------- ---------STATE:- -- nm -------- pestr Current: ------------------------ -------------------------- Owner contacted 0 yes 0 no; if yes, datr contacted me---mm------ TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- P esearch & Development cl Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 2s c] tlanufacturinq Pilot Scale 0 University w Bench Scale Process 0 Research Organization 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Government Sponsored Facility 0 Sample 81 Analysis a Other . --------------------- D Production Cl Disposal /Storage TYPE OF CONTRCSCT -------w---e---- 0 Subcontractor ' 0 Purchase Order 0 Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time 81 material, l tc) ------- ---------------------we-em ---------------------------

40

Retail Market Based Pricing: Retail Market Based Pricing - Three Cases  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customers are not provided with incentives for efficient conservation and substitution of electricity away from peak periods if they do not face prices that reflect the real-time cost of purchasing wholesale electricity that is experienced by their retail energy provider. Recent events in California's restructured electricity market underscore the importance of developing products and structures that enable demand response to changes in prices in these markets. This report assembles three studies of cust...

2001-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


41

MEHORANDUfl TO: FILE SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

MEHORANDUfl MEHORANDUfl TO: FILE ------_____ SUBJECT: OWNER (S) -----_-- Post:-------_-------_________ current: ---------_---------_______ Owner contacted 0 yes Qnna; if yes, date contacted -------_--___ TYPE OF OPERATION ~~~---~~_-----__- 0 Research & Develapment x Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scale 0 Bench Scale Pkoces;s i ,Theoretical Studies Sample & Analysis 0 Manufacturing 0 University 0 Research Drganizaticn 0 Government Sponsored Facility & other &ded-S~AWe-- c Production 0 Di cposal /Storage TYPE OF CONTRACT ---------------- 5 Prime 0 Q Subcontract& -$JJ$~~~$~~' ~~*' - T04' L Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, 0 Purchase Order time 81 material, qtr) ------- _----__------_---__--------- Cantract/Purkhaae Order #-@ -'

42

Item Subject FAR Case  

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

Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-53 Item Subject FAR Case I. Equal Opportunity for Veterans 2009-007 II. Unique Procurement Instrument Identifier 2009-023 III. Uniform Suspension and Debarment Requirement 2009-036 IV. Extension of Sunset Date for Protests of Task and 2011-015 Delivery Orders V. Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging 2009-028 While Driving. VI. TINA Interest Calculations 2009-034 Item I--Equal Opportunity for Veterans (FAR 2009-007) The interim rule, published September 29, 2010, is adopted as final with minor changes. A definition from the clause at FAR 52.222-35 for ``executive and senior management'' is added to FAR subpart 22.13. The interim rule implemented Department of

43

SUBJECT: OWNER(S)  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

HEHORANDUH HEHORANDUH ;;&; DC&b ------w--v SUBJECT: OWNER(S) -------- P1st a Owner contrctmd TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- 0 Research I Development 0 Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scrlr 0 Bench Seal0 Procemm 0 Theoretical Studier 0 Sample & Anrlyri l 0 Production x Dimpomrl/Storrgr 0 Hmufrcturing 0 University 0 Rmsmarch Organization 0 Government Sponmored Facility 0 Other -II---------------- TYPE OF CONTRACT ----u---------- 0 d ime Subcontract& 0 Purchrre Order 0 Other information (i.e., comt -w-e--- Contrrct/Purchrsa Order 0 CONTRACTING PERIOD: ------------------ . OWNERSHIPa AEC/HED OWNED m---w LANDS 0 BUILDINSS 0 EQUIPMENT 0 ORE OR RAW HA-I-L 0 FINAL PRODUCT q WASTE & RESIDUE 0 AEC/HED LEASED ---w-w E 0 0

44

To: From: Subject:  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

To: To: From: Subject: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 8, 2013 Rebecca Peterson U.S . Energy Information Administration Patricia A. Hoffman @tJ- Assistant Secretary Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Comments on proposal to create EIA-930 Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed U.S . Energy Information Administration (EIA) forms to go into effect in 2014. In particular we would like to offer comments on the newly proposed EIA-930, Balancing Authority Operations Report. We strongly support EIA's proposal to collect hourly information on actual transmission system utilization. We further encourage EIA to make the majority of these data publicly available, possibly on a different schedule than is proposed in

45

DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT:  

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

DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT: - - -- . POLICY FLASH 2005-18 February 14, 2005 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, ME-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management Small Business Contracting Policy Update SUMMARY: This Policy Flash forwards (1) information on locating Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSBs) and (2) a solicitation provision which provides guidance to prospective offerors on the impact of teaming arrangements on their small business status. 1 -- -- --------- 1. To locate SDVOSBs, you can go to the Department of Veteran Affairs' website for the Center for Veterans Enterprise site at http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm. From that site you can link to the "Search for a Business" at http://vip.vetbiz.gov/search/default.asp to find SDVQSBs. 2. The following provision is recommended for solicitations

46

Market vs. Non-Market Approaches  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents a study comparing several alternative policy mechanisms being considered to cut CO2 emissions in the US. The benchmark is Cap-and-Trade, a market-based mechanism that has long been considered the optimal approach to reducing emissions at least cost. Cap-and-Trade is not currently being considered in policy circles due to a variety of factors, but the underlying issue of CO2 emissions reduction is still under active investigation. Alternatives to Cap-and-Trade analyzed here include a...

2011-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

47

Sei'ichi Shirai and subjective method of synthesis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

If modernism in architecture is based on a rational, objective approach, Sei'ichi Shirai was a unique architect who created his own subjective value system, which resulted in isolating him from the modern movement. Educated ...

Nagaya, Toshiaki

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

48

Human subjects research handbook: Protecting human research subjects. Second edition  

SciTech Connect

This handbook serves as a guide to understanding and implementing the Federal regulations and US DOE Orders established to protect human research subjects. Material in this handbook is directed towards new and continuing institutional review board (IRB) members, researchers, institutional administrators, DOE officials, and others who may be involved or interested in human subjects research. It offers comprehensive overview of the various requirements, procedures, and issues relating to human subject research today.

NONE

1996-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

49

Type: Annotation Subject: Test - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: Test Author: Peter Borwein (pborwein@cecm.sfu.ca) Date: Friday, February 23 at 02:14 PM PST. Annotation Text: This is a test.

50

Type: Annotation Subject: test - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: test. Author: Vicente () Date: Monday, January 10 at 01:37 PM PST. Annotation Text: this is a test. RE: test. Author: abc on Monday, October  ...

51

SUBJECT:  

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

most most recent and official controlled hard copy version of this document resides with LM's Directives Coordinator. An electronic version of the controlled document has been placed on the LM Intranet for employee use. Printed hard copies of this electronic version are considered uncontrolled documents. INITIATED BY: [Insert Office] NO. OF PAGES/ATTACHMENTS: 2 pages, 0 attachment Summary of Changes to Policy 450.8 Environment, Safety, and Health Revised Version Issued as Policy 450.9 LM Policy 450.8 Environment, Safety, and Health of 05/29/09, has undergone minor revisions. This Policy has been revised to include a new Executive Order and make revisions for updated DOE Orders that LM abides by. Please replace LM Policy 450.8 with LM Policy 450.9.

52

Subject:  

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

0 0 ERRATA SHEET STANDARD RESEARCH SUBCONTRACT (EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION) Page 1. Header Information: Delete open parentheses after Phone #: and after Fax #: Page 1. Paragraph 2. Second sentence, add "(Appendix A)" after the word Provisions. In the third sentence, delete misspelled word "supercede" and replace with "supersede." Page 2. Change date to read "August 2010" throughout document. SCHEDULE OF ARTICILES, Article 1. Statement of Work: 1. Page 3, Paragraph 1, revise to read: "The Subcontractor shall perform certain research and develop work identified as "___," dated___, and more fully described in the

53

SUBJECT:  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

conclusions which were discussed on January 7, 2005, with Mr. W. Jefferson and other members of your staff. On December 9, 2004, during post maintenance testing, the 1A Component Cooling Water Pump failed to start because the breaker did not close. Four days later, while undergoing preventive maintenance, the breaker for the 1C Component Cooling Water Pump failed to close. The cause of each failure appeared to be similar. On December 16, 2004, a special inspection team was established by NRC Region II management using the guidance contained in Management Directive 8.3, NRC Incident Investigation Procedures. The special inspection team was chartered to assess the circumstances associated with the breaker failures. The inspection was conducted in two phases. The first phase assessed your initial corrective actions, operability determination, and extent of condition activities. The second phase assessed your root cause evaluation and programmatic aspects of the failures. The inspection examined activities conducted under your license as they relate to safety and compliance with the Commission’s rules and regulations and with the conditions of your license. The inspectors reviewed selected procedures and records, conducted field walkdowns, observed activities, and interviewed personnel. Based on the results of this inspection, no findings of significance were identified. The team concluded that you had identified the cause of the two Component Cooling Water Pump breaker failures and made appropriate repairs. However, the team found that your root cause evaluation did not sufficiently assess several factors that could have contributed to the overall root cause, including: the adequacy of the receipt inspection process used for these breakers; and extending breaker refurbishment beyond the time recommended in the maintenance

Florida Power; Light Company; Senior Vice President

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

54

Subject:  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

types of explanatory variables considered: (1) floor and height, (2) vintage, (3) WAPs or energy efficiency rated home, and (4) climate zones. Because ANOVA of multivariate...

55

SUBJECT:  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

its regulations to provide specific requirements for licensing facilities for the land disposal of low-level radioactive waste. The majority of these requirements

unknown authors

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

56

Subject  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 00000000 l df *ABS* 00000000 fast_timer.c. 001d2584 l O .data 00000014 fast_timer_head. ... From: "Roger H. Levy" . ...

57

ORISE: Human Subjects Research Database  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Human Subjects Research Database Section 10, Part 745 of the Code of Federal Regulations and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Orders 443.1 and 481.1 require the maintenance of...

58

Type: Question Subject: help - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Question. Subject: help. Author: Jose (josejulian60@hotmail.com) Date: Monday, March 29 at 05:21 PM PST. Question Text: Hi I would like that you send me the ...

59

Type: Annotation Subject: test - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: test. Author: jack Ho (ho@cecm.sfu.ca) Date: Wednesday, February 21 at 11:21 AM PST. Annotation Text: This is only a test, please ignore.

60

Type: Annotation Subject: Test - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: Test Author: Jack Ho (ho@cecm.sfu.ca) Date: Wednesday, February 21 at 11:33 AM PST. Annotation Text: This is a test, please ignore ...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


61

Energy Data Base: Subject Thesaurus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This seventh edition of the subject thesaurus contains the standard vocabulary of indexing terms (descriptors) developed and structured by the technical staff of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information as part of its subject indexing activities for building and maintaining the Energy Data Base (EDB) and other energy information data bases for the Department of Energy (DOE). The purpose of this thesaurus is to enhance the efficiency of information retrieval from these data bases. This structured vocabulary reflects the scope of DOE's research, development, and technological programs and encompasses terminology derived not only from the basic sciences for also from areas of energy resources, conservation, safety, environmental impact, and regulation. There are 21,080 valid descriptors and 5683 forbidden terms in this edition of the Thesaurus. These descriptors are listed alphabetically.

Raridon, M.H. (ed.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

Recognizing arguing subjectivity and argument tags  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we investigate two distinct tasks. The first task involves detecting arguing subjectivity, a type of linguistic subjectivity on which relatively little work has yet to be done. The second task involves labeling instances of arguing subjectivity ...

Alexander Conrad; Janyce Wiebe; and Rebecca Hwa

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Q MEtlORANDUM SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Q Q , MEtlORANDUM SUBJECT: --m--w OWNER(S) ------Be PIIt a Current: ------------------------ -------------------------- Owner contacted 0 yes 0 no; if yer, date contacted ------------- TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- wesearch & Dove1 opment s Facility Type 0 Production acalr testing e Pilot Scale 6 Bench Scale Process 0 Theoretical Studies - 0 Sample & Analysis s tlmufacturing 0 University (J Research Organization 0 Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other. --------------------- 0 Production 0 Disposal /Storage TYPE OF CONTRACT ---------------- 0 Other information (i-h., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time 81 material, l tc) -we---- dI- ,~~_73 --------------------------- ---------------------------- Contract/Purchase Order 4+/ ------------------

64

Environmental Radiation Protection, Inspection Criteria, Approach...  

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

is approved for use by the Office of ES&H Evaluations. Subject: Environmental Radiation Protection, Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry Director, ffice of...

65

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis  

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

No. AL-2009-03 Revision 1 No. AL-2009-03 Revision 1 Acquisition Regulation Date July 9, 2010 ACQUISITION LETTER This Acquisition Letter is issued under the authority of the DOE and NNSA Procurement Executives. Subject: Acquisition Planning--Extending A Management and Operating Contract Without Full and Open Competition; and Site and Utilization Management Planning References: FAR Subpart 6.1 Full and Open Competition FAR Subpart 6.3 Other than Full and Open Competition FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning FAR Part 34 Major System Acquisition DEAR Subpart 917.6 Management and Operating Contracts DEAR 970.1706-1 Award, Renewal, and Extension Acquisition Guide Chapter 7.1, Acquisition Planning Acquisition Guide Chapter 42.5, Contract Management

66

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis  

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

No. AL-2009-03 No. AL-2009-03 Acquisition Regulation Date 12/23/08 ACQUISITION LETTER This Acquisition Letter is issued under the authority of the DOE and NNSA Procurement Executives. Subject: Acquisition Planning--Extending A Management and Operating Contract Without Full and Open Competition; and Site and Utilization Management Planning References: FAR Subpart 6.1 Full and Open Competition FAR Subpart 6.3 Other than Full and Open Competition FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning FAR Part 34 Major System Acquisition DEAR Subpart 917.6 Management and Operating Contracts DEAR 970.1706-1 Award, Renewal, and Extension Acquisition Guide Chapter 7.1, Acquisition Planning Acquisition Guide Chapter 42.5, Contract Management Planning When is this Acquisition Letter (AL) effective?

67

MEMORANDU TO: FILE FHOM: SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

' .- _. I _ ' ' .- _. I _ ' 1.3 7 -3 , MEMORANDU TO: FILE FHOM: SUBJECT: Curre"t: Ll&k&&d ________ l- ; if yes, date contacted ___ 0 Production scale testing Cl Pilot Scale 0 Bench Scale Process 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis 0 Production 0 Disposal /Storage TYPE OF CONTRACT --------------_- 0 Prime 13 Subcontract& 0 Purchase Order 0 Cl Facility Type 0 Manufacturing 0 University 0 Research Organization *i Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other --------------_-----_ Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time & material, qtc) --------------------~~------ OWNERSHIP: AEC/UED AEWUED GOUT GOUT CONTRACTOR CONTRACTOR OWN!3 LEAS!32 @!NE_D LEEsE_n OWNED --_----___ --LEEEI) LANDS D 0 BUILDINGS EQUIPMENT : : cl 0

68

TO: FILE FROM: I SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

TO: FILE TO: FILE FROM: I .- SUBJECT: 9EEEW Pos$:&&~ rk/ErvlK& @orzb Current: Lov?r_ &%2J*l&o3?fi; Owner contacted 0 yes &no; if yes, date contacted . TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- q Research & Development @ Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scale & rlanuf acturing 0 Bench Scale Process 0 University 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Research Organizatil 0 Sample SC Analysis 0 Government Sponsarec 0 Other -------------_ q Production 0 Disposal /Storage TYPE CIF CONTRACT ~------_~-~----_ q Prime 0 0 Subcontract& Other information (i.e. 0 Purchase Order + fixed fee, unit prier time 81 material, t+tc:)-- ------------w-----z-. Contract/Purchase Order #-&)A (c& YJ c -7 / -t 4,&>~c-~7~7------ --- -7

69

Building Technologies Office: Market-Based Programs  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

To facilitate successful market introduction of high-quality, energy-efficient SSL products for general illumination, DOE has developed a Five-Year SSL Market Development Support...

70

A market-based bandwidth charging framework  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The increasing demand for high-bandwidth applications such as video-on-demand and grid computing is reviving interest in bandwidth reservation schemes. Earlier attempts did not catch on for a number of reasons, notably lack of interest on the part of ... Keywords: Trust management, bandwidth reservations, credentials, network management

David Michael Turner; Vassilis Prevelakis; Angelos D. Keromytis

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

MARKET BASED K.G. DULEEP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and maintenance are both important. Propane and CNG are NOT "cleaner burning". RSD is a very good tool but ... Measured grams pollutant per kg of fuel from RSD -quantifiable uncertainty Fuel sales from tax department inventories · Only need one week of work and fuel sales to get fuel based emissions inventories · RSD

72

Information market based recommender systems fusion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recommender Systems have emerged as a way to tackle the overload of information reflected in the increasing volume of information artefacts in the web and elsewhere. Recommender Systems analyse existing information on the user activities in order to ... Keywords: collaborative filtering, content-based recommendation, ensemble recommenders, information markets

Efthimios Bothos; Konstantinos Christidis; Dimitris Apostolou; Gregoris Mentzas

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Practical market-based resource allocation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Functions. Int’l J. High Performance Computing Applications,IEEE Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking,IEEE Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking,

AuYoung, Alvin

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

Demand Pricing & Resource Allocation in Market- based ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... While pricing operates on a comparatively slow ... and tracking the optimal price, admission control ... the time lag in varying and disseminating prices. ...

2013-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

75

Calibrating subjective probabilities using hierarchical bayesian models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A body of psychological research has examined the correspondence between a judge's subjective probability of an event's outcome and the event's actual outcome. The research generally shows that subjective probabilities are noisy and do not ... Keywords: Bayesian methods, calibration, confidence, expert judgment, subjective probability

Edgar C. Merkle

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Simulator evaluation of manually flown curved instrument approaches  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Pilot performance in flying horizontally curved instrument approaches was analyzed by having nine test subjects fly curved approaches in a fixed-base simulator. Approaches were flown without an autopilot and without a ...

Sager, Dennis Wayne

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis | Department of Energy  

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

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis Subject: Cost and Price Analysis Subject: Cost and Price Analysis More Documents & Publications Subject: Cost and Price Analysis Policy Flash...

78

Capture of evidence for summarization: an application of enhanced subjective logic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present a method to generate an extractive summary from a single document using subjective logic The idea behind our approach is to consider words and their co-occurrences between sentences in a document as evidence of their relatedness ... Keywords: events, evidence, information extraction, opinions, subjective logic, summarization

Sukanya Manna; B. Sumudu U. Mendis; Tom Gedeon

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

ORISE: Human Subjects Protection Resource Protection Book  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Human Subjects Protection Resource Book Human Subjects Protection Resource Book The Human Subjects Protection Resource Book synthesizes information currently available on the protection of human subjects in research, the continuing application of such information to new areas of endeavor, and ever-changing rules, regulations, and guidance. This resource, to which the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) contributed, is for investigators, institutional review boards, research organizations, research subjects and others. The book contains chapters that provide background information on the history and development of federal regulations; chapters that discuss procedural and substantive issues regarding the review and conduct of human subjects research; and chapters that are specific to one type of research

80

Type: Annotation Subject: The Chudnovsky Brothers - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: The Chudnovsky Brothers Author: Leah (LeahK6263@aol. com) Date: Tuesday, July 29 at 12:55 PM PDT. Annotation Text: Hello! Do you ...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


81

Type: Annotation Subject: Example 2 - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Annotation. Subject: Example 2. Author: Isaac Newton (issac@heaven.com) Date : Friday, January 19 at 09:26 PM PST. Annotation Text: Why not consider the ...

82

STI Subject Categories | Scientific and Technical Information...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

The subject category identifies the scientific discipline of the scientific and technical information (STI) product. An STI product can have multiple applicable categories....

83

Brookhaven National Laboratory/Photon Sciences Subject:  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

materials not returned to the home institution shall be disposed as hazardous waste. Brookhaven National LaboratoryPhoton Sciences Subject: NSLS Explosives Training (de minimis...

84

Brazilian Portuguese and the Null Subject Parameter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the subject languages (henceforth, NSLs), that Salió. 'S/he GB left' analyses of NSLs have erties associatedthe apparent ability of NSLs to escape the *[that- trace

Kempchinsky, Paula

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Energy Data Base: subject categories and scope  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The subject scope of the Energy Data Base (EDB) encompasses all DOE-sponsored research. Broadly defined, EDB subject scope includes all technological aspects of energy production, conversion, and efficient utilization, and the economic, social, and political aspects as well. Scope notes are provided to define the extent of interest in certain subject areas, particularly areas of basic research. Cross references between categories are provided to aid both the categorization of information and its retrieval. Citations entered into DOE's computerized bibliographic information system are assigned six-digit subject category numbers to broadly group information for storage, retrieval, and manipulation. These numbers are used in the preparation of printed documents, such as bibliographies and abstract journals, to arrange the citations and to aid searching on the DOE/RECON on-line system.

Bost, D.E. (ed.)

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Jr., Process Development Branch Construction Division SUBJECT...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

FR?M : Jr., Process Development Branch Construction Division SUBJECT: INING TESTS AT BOWEN ENGINEERING, INC. - M A Y 16 AND 16,1961 SYMBOL EPD:ABBrbt I REYAKC: &DiVE;G?i&)il q...

87

Type: Question Subject: Card trick - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Question. Subject: Card trick. Author: Fast (Fast@ewa.net) Date: Monday, September 15 at 09:54 PM PDT. Question Text: How does it work? RE: Card trick.

88

Experiments Concerning Variability among Subjective Analyses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The variability of subjective (hand) analyses is explored by examining the results of two synoptic laboratory experiments. Two groups of analysts participated in the first experiment, one consisting of 13 senior meteorology students (1977), the ...

Dayton G. Vincent; Herbert Borenstein

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

On reduced relatives with genitive subjects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

What is the place of relatives with genitive subjects in a typology of relative clauses? Are they full or reduced, headed or free relatives? Can they appear pre- and postnominally? Can they be head-internal relatives? Are ...

Krause, Cornelia (Cornelia Ann), 1972-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Human Subjects Research, Office of Research Administration  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

search BNL Go Site Details Homepage Human Subjects Research Animal Research Contact Us Other Information BNL Visitor Information Directions to BNL BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs?...

91

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis | Department of Energy  

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

Subject: Cost and Price Analysis Subject: Cost and Price Analysis Subject: Cost and Price Analysis More Documents & Publications Acquisition Letter 2009-03 Acquisition...

92

Training Program EHS 740 ~ Human Subjects Research Training Program  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

740 Human Subjects Research Training Program Course Syllabus Subject Category: Human Subjects Research Course Prerequisite: None Course Length: 1 hour Medical Approval: None...

93

Two Line Subject Title One Line Title  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

* Monolith Development * Testing * Characterization * Graded Bed Approach * Conclusions * Tech Transfer 3 Introduction * Reform hydrocarbons into H 2 and CO-rich gas stream for...

94

SUBJECT: MEMORANDUM DAu&!Lg)_)~Q-----__  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

SUBJECT: SUBJECT: MEMORANDUM DAu&!Lg)_)~Q-----__ :::I: R~&a~.a cp"pwy ALTERNATE . -- --- ------------------ NAME : ---------------------- CITY: e.&mrd --B---s-------- STATE: -&+- -------------------------- date contacted ------------- TYPE OF OPERATION ----------------- 0 Research b Devrlopment q Facility Type 0 Production scale testing 8 Pilot Scale Bench Seal e Process 0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis @ Manuf l cturing 0 University IJ Research Organization 0 Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other --------------------- 0 Production Cl Disposal /Storage TY?Z OF CONTRACT ---------------- 0 Prime 0 Subcontract& 7 Purchase Order 0 Other information (i.e., cost + fixed fee, unit price, time & material, ate) ----e-w

95

Facility Representative Program: Subject Matter Links  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Subject Matter Links Subject Matter Links Nuclear Office of Nuclear Safety and Environment Nuclear Regulatory Commission American Nuclear Society (ANS) Nuclear Energy Institute International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Electrical OSHA Electrical Safety Information Underwriters Laboratories National Electrical Manufacturers Association Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries OSHA Laser Hazards Chemical DOE Chemical Safety Program DOE Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program EPA Chemical Information Material Safety Data Sheets Search NIOSH Guide to Chemical Hazards American Petroleum Institute Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study American Institute of Chemical Engineers Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

96

Subject thesaurus permuted listing: Energy Data Base  

SciTech Connect

This permuted listing, an appendix to the Energy Data Base: Subject Thesaurus (DOE/TIC-7000-R6), has been prepared to alleviate the problems of entry to a large multidisciplinary thesaurus containing both single and multi-word descriptors. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the Subject Thesaurus and is not to be used alone. Each descriptor, whether a single word or multi-word entry, has been permuted and alphabetized by each significant word. The complete descriptor is given at each point.

Raridon, M.H. (ed.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

On science and subjectivity ANGUS NICHOLLS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On science and subjectivity ANGUS NICHOLLS Robert J. Richards, The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2002. ISBN 0 226 in the natural sciences, the famous German physiologist Emil Du Bois-Reymond (1818­96) passed a damning judgement

Richards, Robert J.

98

Russia: "national subjects" between unity and secession  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

After the implosion of communism in the USSR (1991) was a real disintegration of the Soviet space, which resulted in five sets geopolitical: Russian Federation, Baltic States, Eastern European States, States Transcaucasian and Central Asian States. In ... Keywords: "national subjects", Russia, democratization, secession, unity

Teodor Simion; Gica Pehoiu; ?tefan Ispas

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Onderwerpscodes Chemie -Farmacie / Subject headings Chemistry -Pharmacy, 2009, April1 Rubrieken Chemie -Farmacie: Subject headings Chemistry -  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Onderwerpscodes Chemie - Farmacie / Subject headings Chemistry - Pharmacy, 2009, April1 Rubrieken Chemie - Farmacie: Subject headings Chemistry - Pharmacy Gang . kast - Aisle . bookcase 01 Algemeen 01 chemie 05 Physical chemistry 10.08 - 06 Chemische binding 06 Chemical bonding 10.13 - 07 Anorganische

Galis, Frietson

100

Geosynthetic clay liners subjected to differential settlement  

SciTech Connect

Geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), which consist of a thin layer of bentonite attached to one or more geosynthetic materials, are receiving increased use as low-permeability barrier layers in waste-containment systems. Tests were performed in tanks to measure the hydraulic conductivity of GCLs that were subjected to differential settlement. In most cases the GCLs maintained a hydraulic conductivity of 1 {times} 10{sup {minus}7} cm/s or less when subjected to tensile strains of 1{minus}> 10%, depending on the material and test conditions. Overlapped GCL panels maintained their hydraulic integrity despite in-plane slippage of up to 25--100 mm. In general, the ability of GCLs to withstand differential settlement appears to be greater than that of compacted clay liners, but less than that of geomembranes. GCLs are a promising barrier material for situations in which differential settlement is expected, for example, in landfill final covers.

LaGatta, M.D. [Golder Associates, Mt. Laurel, NJ (United States); Boardman, B.T. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Civil Engineering; Cooley, B.H. [GeoSyntec Consultants, Huntington Beach, CA (United States); Daniel, D.E. [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States). Civil Engineering Dept.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


101

Human Subjects Nellie Quezada-Aragon, Director  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for generalization beyond what was trained. 11 #12;Figure 5: Checkers Substrate. The substrate (at left) contains of checkers. Each approach is trained against the same hand-engineered deterministic opponent (Fierz, 2002 (jgauci@eecs.ucf.edu ) Kenneth O. Stanley (kstanley@eecs.ucf.edu) School of Electrical Engineering

Smirnov, Sergei N.

102

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Subject Matter Contacts  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Subject Matter Contacts as of June 2012 Subject Matter Contacts Category Primary Secondary Ext. CellPager Aboveground Storage Tanks (Petroleum) Robert Fox 7327 425-0451 Activity...

103

Quantum Metrology Subject to Instrumentation Constraints  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Maximizing the precision in estimating parameters in a quantum system subject to instrumentation constraints is cast as a convex optimization problem. We account for prior knowledge about the parameter range by developing a worst-case and average case objective for optimizing the precision. Focusing on the single parameter case, we show that the optimization problems are {\\em linear programs}. For the average case the solution to the linear program can be expressed analytically and involves a simple search: finding the largest element in a list. An example is presented which compares what is possible under constraints against the ideal with no constraints, the Quantum Fisher Information.

Robert L. Kosut

2008-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

104

International Energy: Subject Thesaurus. Revision 1  

SciTech Connect

The International Energy Agency: Subject Thesaurus contains the standard vocabulary of indexing terms (descriptors) developed and structured to build and maintain energy information databases. Involved in this cooperative task are (1) the technical staff of the USDOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) in cooperation with the member countries of the International Energy Agency`s Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE) and (2) the International Atomic Energy Agency`s International Nuclear Information System (INIS) staff representing the more than 100 countries and organizations that record and index information for the international nuclear information community. ETDE member countries are also members of INIS. Nuclear information prepared for INIS by ETDE member countries is included in the ETDE Energy Database, which contains the online equivalent of the printed INIS Atomindex. Indexing terminology is therefore cooperatively standardized for use in both information systems. This structured vocabulary reflects thscope of international energy research, development, and technological programs. The terminology of this thesaurus aids in subject searching on commercial systems, such as ``Energy Science & Technology`` by DIALOG Information Services, ``Energy`` by STN International and the ``ETDE Energy Database`` by SilverPlatter. It is also the thesaurus for the Integrated Technical Information System (ITIS) online databases of the US Department of Energy.

Not Available

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT: SUMMARY: POLICY FLASH  

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

TO: TO: FROM: SUBJECT: SUMMARY: POLICY FLASH 2005..19 March 1, 2005 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, ME-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management STARS Conversion In April 2005, the Department will be converting to the new Standard Accounting and Reporting System (STARS). Department contractors and vendors will be encouraged to submit invoices early for goods or services to be delivered in March 2005 so they can be processed and paid by the end of the month. For such payment, invoices must be received by the Oak Ridge Financial Service Center not later than March 17,2005, and approving officials must provide their approvals by March 24,2005. Page 1 of2 To ensure a smooth transition, a one-time, limited delegation of Contracting Officer authority has been granted to the Director at Oak Ridge Financial Service Center for the purpose of signing

106

MEMORANDUMFORTHESECRETARY FROM: SUBJECT: Greg ry H. Friedman  

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

3, 2002 3, 2002 MEMORANDUMFORTHESECRETARY FROM: SUBJECT: Greg ry H. Friedman Inspector General INFORMATION: Report on the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements I am pleased to inform you that the Department of Energy's consolidated financial statements have received an unqualified audit opinion for the third consecutive year. This year, the Office of Inspector General contracted with the accounting firm ofKPMG LLP to conduct the audit. The accounting firm concluded that the consolidated financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the Department's financial position as of September 30, 2001, and its net costs, changes in net position, budgetary resources, reconciliation of net costs to budgetary obligations, and custodial activities for the year then ended. We agree with the

107

Subject categories with scope definitions and limitations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Citations entered into DOE's computerized bibliographic information system are assigned six-digit subject category numbers to broadly group information for storage, retrieval, and manipulation. These numbers are used in the preparation of printed documents, such as bibliographies and abstract journals, to arrange the citations and to aid searching on the DOE/RECON on-line system. This document has been prepared for use by (1) those individuals responsible for the assignment of category numbers to documents being entered into the Technical Information Center (TIC) system, (2) those individuals and organizations processing magnetic tape copies of the files, (3) those individuals doing on-line searching for information in TIC-created files, and (4) others who, having no access to RECON, need a printed copy.

Bost, D.E. (ed.)

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Tall concrete buildings subject to vertically moving fires: A case study approach.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Fire in buildings can have a severe impact in terms of both human safety and potential economic loss. This is especially true in the case… (more)

Fletcher, Ian A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Microsoft Word - DOE Subject Area Indic#2C05.doc  

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

Subject Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for Restricted Data and Formerly Restricted Data July 2005 Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Purpose ...................................................................................................................................... 2 Background................................................................................................................................. 3 Difference Between Restricted Data (RD) and Formerly Restricted Data (FRD) and National Security Information (NSI) ........................................................................................ 4 Access to RD and FRD ...............................................................................................................

110

Spotlight-Mode Synthetic Aperture Radar: A Signal Processing Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Publisher:Spotlight-mode Synthetic Aperture Radar: A Signal Processing Approach describes an important mode of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging, known as spotlight-mode SAR. By treating the subject via the principles of signal processing, ...

Paul Thompson; Daniel E. Wahl; Paul H. Eichel; Dennis C. Ghiglia; Charles V. Jakowatz

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Worker Safety Training Inpsection Criteria, Approach and Lines...  

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

1.0 PURPOSE U.S. Department of Subject: Worker Safety Training HS: HSS CRAD 64-50 Inspection Criteria, Approach, Energy Rev: 0 and Lines of Inquiry Eff. Date: 071 1012009 Office of...

112

Automatically Generating Wikipedia Articles: A Structure-Aware Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper, we investigate an approach for creating a comprehensive textual overview of a subject composed of information drawn from the Internet. We use the high-level structure of human-authored texts to automatically ...

Sauper, Christina Joan

113

Flexibility in building design : a real options approach and valuation methodology to address risk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This research develops an approach to designing and valuing flexible systems subject to identified future uncertainties. The approach addresses two shortcomings of current design and decision-making practices that are ...

Greden, Lara V. (Lara Virginia), 1977-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Gibbs field approach for evolutionary analysis of regulatory signal of gene expression  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We propose a new approach to modeling a nucleotide sequence evolution subject to constraints on the secondary structure. The approach is based on the problem of optimizing a functional that involves both standard evolution of the primary structure and ...

V. A. Lyubetsky; E. A. Zhizhina; L. I. Rubanov

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Evaluation of Resource Acquisition Approaches : Final Report.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the last few years, Bonneville has been addressing this need and has developed numerous ways of acquiring resources. Four of these Approaches, the Competitive Acquisition, Billing Credits, and Targeted Acquisition Programs, and the Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project, were the subject of this evaluation project. Each Approach is currently in different stages of a process, and Bonneville felt it was an appropriate time that an evaluation be conducted. The purpose of this evaluation is to analyze the various Approaches` processes, to learn what`s working and what`s not, and to offer recommendations as to how Bonneville might improve their resources acquisition efforts. The evaluation was conducted with no preconceived biases.

O`Neill, Maura L.; Mortimer, Tom; Palermini, Debbi; Nelson, Kari

1991-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

116

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Tools by Subjects  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Envelope Systems HVAC Equipment & Systems Lighting Systems Other Applications Tools Listed Alphabetically Tools by Platform Tools by Country Related Links Tools by Subject...

117

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Human Subjects...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Overview Forms Membership List Operating Procedures (pdf) "How to" for PIs (pdf) The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Human Subjects Research Program Oak...

118

Procedure for MOUs Between Fermilab & Foreign SUBJECT NUMBER ...  

SUBJECT: Procedure for MOUs Between Fermilab & Foreign Partners NUMBER: 4501 RESPONSIBILITY: Fermilab Chief Operating Officer REVISION: 01 APPROVED BY: Fermilab Chief ...

119

Most Viewed Documents by Subject Category | OSTI, US Dept of...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Viewed Documents by Subject Category Biology and Medicine Chemistry Energy Storage, Conversion, and Utilization Engineering Environmental Sciences Fission and Nuclear Technologies...

120

Market-based airport demand management : theory, model and applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The ever-increasing demand for access to the world's major commercial airports combined with capacity constraints at many of these airports have led to increasing air traffic congestion. In particular, the scarcity of ...

Fan, Terence P

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


121

Interactions of Multiple Market-Based Energy and Environmental Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, surprisingly, by 2022 in the EI solar is constructed in all cases except the low gas price base case. In the EI........................................................................... 64 Figure 3.14: Solar Additions in EI critically on detailed network reductions for the ERCOT (Texas), WECC (Western States), and EI (Eastern

122

MARKET-BASED ADVANCED COAL POWER SYSTEMS FINAL REPORT  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Improvements Integrated automation and data access systems are achieving lower electrical production costs through optimizing plant performance and reliability while meeting...

123

Interactions of Multiple Market-Based Energy and Environmental Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-term generation investment to alternative future natural gas prices, environmental regulations and renewable price converges to a world price of about 14 $/MMBTU. The natural gas price of 14 $/MMBTU may seem large of the continental United States. First consider fossil fuels. For natural gas, only combined cycle plants

124

Market-based Investment in Electricity Transmission Networks: Controllable Flow  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

under the header “safe harbours” [e.g. ACCC, 2001]. For the USA it is set out in SMD Notice of proposed rulemaking 2002, p. 66, FERC, Docket No. RM01 -12-000. In Europe the policy is laid out in the European Commission’s [EC, 2003] Regulation... .g. PJM, New York, New England, Texas and California) and is a cornerstone of FERC’s currently debated Standard Market Design. Europe and Australia do not have nodal spot pricing but at best zonal pricing. Basically this means that for an area like...

Brunekreeft, Gert

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

125

Market-Based Programs: Solid-State Lighting GATEWAY Demonstrations  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Photo of a post-top outdoor light along a walkway through a wooded park. Museums Put LED Lighting on Display Museums rank among the most exacting of all lighting applications....

126

A market-based environmental policy experiment in Chile  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Despite growing interest in the use of emissions trading for pollution control, empirical evidence for this regulatory instrument has been confined to a few experiences in the United States. This paper broadens the empirical ...

Montero, Juan-Pablo

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Discrimination of personal web pages by extracting subjective expressions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a method for discriminating between personal and non-personal web pages. The method can support surveys of personal opinions about products and services. In the proposed method, subjective expressions are extracted from pages ... Keywords: document classification, films, movies, personal opinions, personal preferences, personal web pages, products, restaurants, subjective expressions, tourist destinations

Takahiro Hayashi; Koji Abe; Debabrata Roy; Rikio Onai

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

System and method for acquisition management of subject position information  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system and method for acquisition management of subject position information that utilizes radio frequency identification (RF ID) to store position information in position tags. Tag programmers receive position information from external positioning systems, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS), from manual inputs, such as keypads, or other tag programmers. The tag programmers program each position tag with the received position information. Both the tag programmers and the position tags can be portable or fixed. Implementations include portable tag programmers and fixed position tags for subject position guidance, and portable tag programmers for collection sample labeling. Other implementations include fixed tag programmers and portable position tags for subject route recordation. Position tags can contain other associated information such as destination address of an affixed subject for subject routing.

Carrender, Curt (Morgan Hill, CA)

2007-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

129

Accommodating subject and instrument variations in spectroscopic determinations  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus for measuring a biological attribute, such as the concentration of an analyte, particularly a blood analyte in tissue such as glucose. The method utilizes spectrographic techniques in conjunction with an improved instrument-tailored or subject-tailored calibration model. In a calibration phase, calibration model data is modified to reduce or eliminate instrument-specific attributes, resulting in a calibration data set modeling intra-instrument or intra-subject variation. In a prediction phase, the prediction process is tailored for each target instrument separately using a minimal number of spectral measurements from each instrument or subject.

Haas, Michael J. (Albuquerque, NM); Rowe, Robert K. (Corrales, NM); Thomas, Edward V. (Albuquerque, NM)

2006-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

130

Subject: SPPR Proposed ED5 to Palo Verde Transmission Project  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Date: 832010 4:04 PM Subject: SPPR Proposed ED5 to Palo Verde Transmission Project VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL TO: DSWFPP@wapa.gov August 3, 2010 Mr. Darrick Moe...

131

Subject: SPPR Proposed ED5 to Palo Verde Transmission Project  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Date: 832010 4:02 PM Subject: SPPR Proposed ED5 to Palo Verde Transmission Project VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL TO: DSWFPP@wapa.gov August 3, 2010 Mr. Darrick Moe...

132

An enhanced framework of subjective logic for semantic document analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Unlike propositional logic which works on truth or falsity of statements, human judgements are subjective in nature having certain degree of uncertainty. Two different people will analyse and interpret a document in two different ways based on their ...

Sukanya Manna; B. Sumudu. U. Mendis; Tom Gedeon

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

A Belief Model of Query Difficulty That Uses Subjective Logic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The difficulty of a user query can affect the performance of Information Retrieval (IR) systems. This work presents a formal model for quantifying and reasoning about query difficulty as follows: Query difficulty is considered to be a subjective belief, ...

Christina Lioma; Roi Blanco; Raquel Mochales Palau; Marie-Francine Moens

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Energy Data Base: Subject categories and scope: A reference manual  

SciTech Connect

The subject scope of the Energy Data Base (EDB) is defined, encompassing all technological aspects of energy production, conversion, and efficient utilization, and the economic, social, and political aspects as well. Coverage also includes the basic sciences as applicable. The subject areas within the scope of EDB are defined and hierarchically numbered, and scope notes are provided to define the extent of interest in certain areas, particularly areas of basic research. (LEW)

Grissom, M.C. (ed.)

1987-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Integrating Proximity to Subjective Sentences for Blog Opinion ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Our second technique uses an automatically generated dictionary of sub- jective terms derived .... Among the most effective approaches, the dictionary-based.

136

Statistical Physics Approaches to Seismicity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This entry in the Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Springer present a summary of some of the concepts and calculational tools that have been developed in attempts to apply statistical physics approaches to seismology. We summarize the leading theoretical physical models of the space-time organization of earthquakes. We present a general discussion and several examples of the new metrics proposed by statistical physicists, underlining their strengths and weaknesses. The entry concludes by briefly outlining future directions. The presentation is organized as follows. I Glossary II Definition and Importance of the Subject III Introduction IV Concepts and Calculational Tools IV.1 Renormalization, Scaling and the Role of Small Earthquakes in Models of Triggered Seismicity IV.2 Universality IV.3 Intermittent Periodicity and Chaos IV.4 Turbulence IV.5 Self-Organized Criticality V Competing mechanisms and models V.1 Roots of complexity in seismicity: dynamics or heterogeneity? V.2 Critical earthquakes ...

Sornette, D

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

SUBJECT: Guidance on Retention of Facility Representative Technical  

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

SUBJECT: Guidance on Retention of Facility Representative Technical SUBJECT: Guidance on Retention of Facility Representative Technical Competence during Reductions in Force, 4/21/1998 SUBJECT: Guidance on Retention of Facility Representative Technical Competence during Reductions in Force, 4/21/1998 The Department's Revised Implementation Plan (IP) for Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Recommendation 93-3 renews the Department's commitment to maintaining the technical capability necessary to safely manage and operate defense nuclear facilities. Retaining highly qualified employees in critical technical skills areas is vital to the maintenance of these technical capabilities. The Department has therefore committed in the revised R? to the development of a model that offices can use to proactively manage and preserve critical technical capabilities. During the

138

Subject: Integrated Safety Analysis: Why It Is Appropriate for Fuel  

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

Subject: Integrated Safety Analysis: Why It Is Appropriate for Fuel Subject: Integrated Safety Analysis: Why It Is Appropriate for Fuel Recycling Facilities Project Number: 689Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Letter, 9/10/10 Subject: Integrated Safety Analysis: Why It Is Appropriate for Fuel Recycling Facilities Project Number: 689Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Letter, 9/10/10 Enclosed for your review is a Nuclear Energy Institute white paper on the use of Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) at U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission-licensed recycling facilities. This paper is intended as an information source for the NRC and should serve as a foundation for discussion with industry representatives on the issue. This paper concludes that an ISA is a risk-informed, performance-based way of achieving and maintaining safety at fuel recycling facilities. As

139

Microsoft Word - AR OU III April 09 subject.doc  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Administrative Record, Monticello Mill Tailings Site Operable Unit III, Subject Index April 2009 Administrative Record, Monticello Mill Tailings Site Operable Unit III, Subject Index April 2009 File Index: MRAP 1.11 page 1 of 10 Administrative Record for the U.S. Department of Energy Monticello Mill Tailings Site (MMTS), Operable Unit III (OU III), Monticello Ground Water Remedial Action Project (MSGRAP) Monticello, Utah Subject Index Note: This Administrative Record contains documents specifically relevant to Operable Unit III leading up to the Record of Decision in October 2004. Later Operable Unit III documents and Operable Units I and II post-Record of Decision documents are located in the Information Repository. Complete copies of the records are located at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, 2597 B 3/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503, and at the Monticello Field Office, 1665 S. Main Street,

140

TO: FILE MEMORANDUM SUBJECT: ALTERNATE OWNER(S)  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

SUBJECT: SUBJECT: ALTERNATE OWNER(S) -__----- Owner csntacted r~ yes current: --------------------A----- if yes, date contacted TYPE OF OPERATION ------------_____ Research & Development 0 Facility Type 0 Production seal e testing 0 Pilot Scale 0 Bench Scale Process i Theoretical Studi es Sample & Analysis Producti on Di spas.31 /Storage a' Manufacturing q University 0 Research Organization 0 Government Sponsored Facility Cl Other ~~~~~~~----~~-------- 0 0 Prime q Other information (i.e., cast 0 Subcontractor 0 'Purchase Order + fixed fee, unit piice, pi time & material, gtc) ~~-----_------~~_-------~-~- .Contract./Purchaee Order # fi~k~ti;3 -----------_---------------- CONTRACTING PEXIOD: tit-k ------------------ would -------------------------------------

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


141

A Bayesian approach to simultaneously quantify assignments and linguistic uncertainty  

SciTech Connect

Subject matter expert assessments can include both assignment and linguistic uncertainty. This paper examines assessments containing linguistic uncertainty associated with a qualitative description of a specific state of interest and the assignment uncertainty associated with assigning a qualitative value to that state. A Bayesian approach is examined to simultaneously quantify both assignment and linguistic uncertainty in the posterior probability. The approach is applied to a simplified damage assessment model involving both assignment and linguistic uncertainty. The utility of the approach and the conditions under which the approach is feasible are examined and identified.

Chavez, Gregory M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Booker, Jane M [BOOKER SCIENTIFIC FREDERICKSBURG; Ross, Timothy J [UNM

2010-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

142

A BEHAVIOURAL APPROACH TO EFFICIENT PORTFOLIO FORMATION By  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we investigate the portfolio performance of subjective forecasts given in different forms. In constructing the efficient frontier, the expectation formation processes based is on subjective forecasts and human behaviour, rather than past prices. The efficient portfolios are first constructed using point, interval and probabilistic forecasts. Next their performance is compared to those constructed using the standard approach of time series data. The subjective forecast are given by actual portfolio managers who forecast the prices of stocks actually traded on the stock exchange on a real time basis. The first contribution of the paper is to show that the portfolio performance of subjective forecasts are much more superior to those of standard time series modeling. The next contribution of the paper lies in the fact that it employs experts, professional fund managers with substantive expertise, as forecasters. Third, in this research, point, interval and probabilistic forecasts of expert subjects are investigated and therefore, findings are robust to the task format.

Gulnur Muradoglu; Aslihan Salih; Muhammet Mercan

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Semantic execution of subject-oriented process models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Workflow Management Systems (WFMS) are becoming increasingly important as tools to support people involved in the execution of business processes and to automate parts of it. As business processes involve several actors with varying backgrounds, workflow ... Keywords: business process management, structural design, subject-oriented BPM, user interface, workflow systems

Albert Fleischmann, Werner Schmidt, Christian Stary

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

SINGLE SUBJECT CREDENTIALS IN SCIENCE To earn a secondary science  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SINGLE SUBJECT CREDENTIALS IN SCIENCE To earn a secondary science teaching credential, candidates. The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing authorizes eight different science credentials that authorizes OR successful passage of several subtests of the California Science Examination for Teachers (CSET) in Science

de Lijser, Peter

145

Using Subject-Oriented Modeling to Develop Jini Applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A major contributing factor to the complexity of creating and evolving distributed systems is the tangling of middleware-specific functionality with core business functionality in system designs. Changing middleware functionality that is entangled with ... Keywords: Model Driven Architecture, distributed computing, modeling and meta-modeling, service-oriented architecture and design, Jini, UML, OMG, middleware platforms, subject-oriented modeling, composition patterns

Gagan Tandon; Sudipto Ghosh

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Procedures Applicable to Major Federal Actions ... Subject to EO 12114  

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

November 13, 1979 Part 111 Department of State - Office of the Secretary ~ Unified Procedures Applicable to Major Federal Actions Relating to Nuclear Activities Subject to Executive Order 121 14 65560 Federal Register I Vol. 44, No, 220 / T u e s d a y , N o v e m b e r 13, 1979 / Notices DEPARTMENTOFSTATE [Public Notice 6901 Unified Procedures Applicable to Major Federal Actions Relating to Nuclear Activities Subject to Executive Order 12114 . Executive Order 12114. "En\ ironmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions." was signed by the President on Jan-ary 4, 19i9. The Order represents the excl;sive and complete determination by the L'nited States Governmen! of the procedural and other actions to be taken by Federal agencies to further the purposes of the National

147

TO: FROM: SUBJECT: The Deputy Secretary of Energy  

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

FROM: FROM: SUBJECT: The Deputy Secretary of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 2, 2009 DEPARTMENTAL ELEMENT~1l1ll-'LA4, DANIEL B. PONEMAV Management Principles IV" , 1-' II U;.-l ~ ):;lilly Many thanks to all for your insights and suggestions on this subject, which inform the following principles: I. Our mission is vi~l and urgent. 2. Science and technology lie at the heart of our mission. 3. We will treat our people as our greatest asset. 4. We will pursue our mission in a manner that is safe, secure, legally and ethically sound, and fiscally responsible. 5. We will manage risk in fulfilling our mission. 6. We will apply validated standards and rigorous peer review. 7. We will succeed only through teamwork and continuous improvement.

148

Major Subject: Computer EngineeringAN APPROACH FOR IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF AGGREGATE VOICE-OVER-IP TRAFFIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. A. L. Narasimha Reddy The emerging popularity and interest in Voice-over-IP (VoIP) has been accompanied by customer concerns about voice quality over these networks. The lack of an appropriate real-time capable infrastructure in packet networks along with the threats of denial-of service (DoS) attacks can deteriorate the service that these voice calls receive. And these conditions contribute to the decline in call quality in VoIP applications; therefore, error-correcting/concealing techniques remain the only alternative to provide a reasonable protection for VoIP calls against packet losses. Traditionally, each voice call employs its own end-to-end forward-error-correction (FEC) mechanisms. In this paper, we show that when VoIP calls are aggregated over a provider's link, with a suitable linear-time encoding for the aggregated voice traffic, considerable quality improvement can be achieved with little redundancy. We show that it is possible to achieve rates closer to channel capacity as more calls are combined with very small output loss rates even in the presence of significant packet loss rates in the network. The advantages of the proposed scheme far exceed similar or other coding techniques applied to individual

Camelia Al-najjar; Weiping Shi; Chanan Singh

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION FROM: DEAN G. SUBJECT: Business Process Change for Inter-Entity Transactions  

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

6, 2004 6, 2004 MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION FROM: DEAN G. SUBJECT: Business Process Change for Inter-Entity Transactions The i~i~ple~iientation of Oracle Public Sector Financials software as the Department's new core fi~iaiicial systeni on October 1 , 2004, will require a business process change in the way the Department finances and accouiits for work performed by one DOE office or integrated contractor for another. The purpose of this memorandum is to notify you of thc changes required and to ask for your feedback on the proposed approach. Our currcnt policy on accounting for transfers is set forth in the DOE Accounting Handbook, Chapter 12, "Transfers." On the basis of input from the I-MANAGEISTARS Project Team, my office has revised Chapter 12 to describe how work performed by one

150

NNSA PERSONNEL SECURITY CLEARANCE ACTION REQUEST Required: SUBJECT INFORMATION  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

PERSONNEL SECURITY PERSONNEL SECURITY CLEARANCE ACTION REQUEST Required: SUBJECT INFORMATION Contractor Federal Name (Last, First, Middle): Suffix: Date of Birth: Social Security Number: Place of Birth (city and state/country): Citizenship(s): Email Address: Employer (legal name): Job Title: Required: LOCATION/BILLING Work Location: Contracting Office Location/SON: Prime Contract Number: Sub-contract Number: Facility Code: Employer Code: Required: CLEARANCE ACTION Requested Action(s): Clearance Level: (for employer/contract above) Clearance History Never held a clearance Previously held Currently holds Key Management Personnel (KMP)? Human Reliability Program (HRP)? PERSONNEL SECURITY USE ONLY: DOE Clearance: Special Access Program (SAP)? Yes No CLEARANCE JUSTIFICATION NARRATIVE

151

Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology  

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

Approaches to Safe Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology Managing the Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Engineered Nanomaterials DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Photo Credits: Nanotrees, Ghim Wei Ho and Professor Mark Welland, Nanostructure Center, University of Cambridge Managing the Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Engineered Nanomaterials DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology ii Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology This document is in the public domain and may be freely copied or reprinted. Disclaimer Mention of any company or product does not constitute endorsement by the National In-

152

SUMMARY OF FINAL RULES Item Subject FAR Case  

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

CIRCULARS 2005-56 and -57 CIRCULARS 2005-56 and -57 SUMMARY OF FINAL RULES Item Subject FAR Case FAC 56-Miscellaneous I. Women-Owned Small Business Program 2010-015 II. Proper Use and Management of Cost-Reimbursement Contracts 2008-030 III. Requirements for Acquisitions Pursuant to Multiple-Award Contracts 2007-012 IV. Socioeconomic Program Parity 2011-004 V. Trade Agreements Thresholds 2012-002 VI. New Designated Country (Armenia) and Other Trade Agreements Updates 2011-30 VII. Government Property 2010-009 VIII. Technical Amendments FAC 57- Korea Free trade Agreement Item I-Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program (FAR Case 2010-015) This rule adopts as final, with changes, an interim rule published in the Federal Register at 76 FR

153

Interoffice Memorandum TO File Subject Granite City PRAR Data  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

: .' . .Y-" ._ ; : .' . .Y-" ._ ; / Bechfel / / Interoffice Memorandum TO File Subject Granite City PRAR Data Copies to M. Kaye B. Stanley J. Wood The fo$lowing data packages contain the post-remedial action sampling data, waste management data, and health and safety data that were reported in the Granite City PRAR. File No. Date Frolll Of At I UOLJU 7330 September 9, 1993 S. B. Hill FUSRAP E&T .' Oak Ridge Ext. 6-5211 D-15056 6-23-93 Direct and transferable contamination survey of betatron room with map D-15055 6-23-93 Gamma exposure rate survey of backgrounds and betatron room D-15040 D-15167 6-21-93 Final report: PCb 7-12-93 93-06-038 Case narrative, report of analysis, field sample collection form; and QC information D-15057 6-17-93 Air particulate sample reporting logs

154

DATE: REPLY TO Al-l' N OF: SUBJECT: TO:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

oy&$= IL4 2%?5- oy&$= IL4 2%?5- EFG (07.90) ' Uni,ted bates Government memorandum Department of Energy /Em 7:3/ (5 2L-e DATE: REPLY TO Al-l' N OF: SUBJECT: TO: - MAR 1 1 1991 EM-421 Authority Determination-- Granite City Steel Site, Granite City, Illinois The File The attached review documents the basis for determining whether DOE has authority for taking remedial action at the Granite City Steel Site in Granite City, Illinois, under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). The Betatron Building at the Granite City facility was used by the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works as a subcontractor for uranium metal quality control work from 1958 to 1966. The services furnished at the Granite City Steel site under a series of purchase orders consisted of

155

To: ALLBPA Subject: Administrator Update Fellow BPA Employees,  

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

26, 2013 8:38 AM 26, 2013 8:38 AM To: ALLBPA Subject: Administrator Update Fellow BPA Employees, I would like to thank you again for your commitment to your work and to our mission over the past few weeks. My purpose in communicating with you today is to reiterate the key messages I have been sharing with BPA's leadership team. At the moment, I am laser focused on three fundamental objectives: * Remain committed to our mission and our customers; * Take care of our workforce; * Actively address the issues related to how we execute our human resources activities and make sure that all BPA employees are aware of BPA's absolute commitment to a workplace free of retaliation,

156

Item Subject I. Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts.  

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

(FAC) 2005-55 (FAC) 2005-55 List of Rules in FAC 2005-55 Item Subject I. Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts. II. Transition to the System for Award Management (SAM). III. Brand-Name Specifications. IV. Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts for Commercial Items. V. Public Access to the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System. VI. Updated Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting References. VII. Technical Amendments. Item I--Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts (FAR Case 2008-032) This rule adopts as final, with changes, an interim rule that implemented section 865, Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts, of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 (Pub. L. 110-417). This final rule further amends FAR

157

Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52 Item Subject FAR case  

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

Circular 2005-52 Circular 2005-52 Item Subject FAR case I Sustainable Acquisition 2010-001 II Contract Closeout 2008-020 III Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations 2008-009 IV Buy American Exemption for Commercial Information Technology - Construction Material 2009-039 V Oversight of Contractor Ethics Programs 2010-017 VI Technical Amendments N/A Item I--Sustainable Acquisition (FAR Case 2010-001) (Interim) This interim rule amends the FAR to implement Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, and Executive Order 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management. It requires Federal agencies to leverage agency acquisitions to foster markets for

158

To: ALLBPA Subject: Thank You Fellow BPA Employees:  

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

19, 2013 8:11 AM 19, 2013 8:11 AM To: ALLBPA Subject: Thank You Fellow BPA Employees: I wanted to thank you all personally for your patience and professionalism during the past few days. As you may know, as a result of an inspection of BPA hiring practices, the Department of Energy Inspector General's Office posted a "Management Alert" which described the IG Office interim results and recommendations, as well as DOE's management response, which described actions DOE has taken. For those of you who have not seen the document, it is available at this link. Although the IG is continuing to audit the matter, the Management Alert comes on the heels of an

159

REPLY TO Al-TN OF: EM-421 SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

;;;;!r;; c"/ I%- , 2.1 + 2- ;;;;!r;; c"/ I%- , 2.1 + 2- llnited States Government Department of Energy memorandum Fw?fw --&a Gt3 .I\ DATE: Af'R 8 1991 REPLY TO Al-TN OF: EM-421 SUBJECT: Elimination of the Magnus Brass Manufacturing Company from FUSRAP TO: The File The Magnus Brass Manufacturing Company Sites are hereby eliminated from consideration in the Department of Energy's Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). The Department of Energy does not have the authority under the Atomic Energy Act to further investigate the sites, which are located at 533 Reading Road and 1029 West Seventh Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. The lack of authority is more fully explained in the attached Authority Review. The Department of Energy does not have any further information concerning the radiological status of the sites;

160

Martin, Mary From: Sent: To: Cc: Subject: Cohn, Linda  

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

Mary Mary From: Sent: To: Cc: Subject: Cohn, Linda Thursday, January 20,201 1 9:00 PM Martin, Mary Ginyard, Irma; Tauber, Alicia ANNUAL NEPA SUMMARY - NEVADA SITE OFFICE Attached is the Annual NEPA Summary for the Nevada Site Office. Please give me a call if you have any questions or need fkther information. Linda M. Cohn, NEPA Compliance Officer National Nuciear Security Administration Nevada Site Office P.O. Box 98518 Las Vegas, NV 89193-8518 702-295-0077 ! Annual NEPA Planning Summary - . - - - - . - - - - - -. - . - . - I Environmental Assessments Ongoing or Expected to be Prepared in the Next 12 Months . - - - -- - - - . -- - ~ .. National Nuclear Security - - Administrafion - Nevada Site Office - . - I -- I Estimated Schedule I Title, Location, Document Number , Estimated Cost

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


161

Efficient fluid-structure interaction simulation of viscoplastic and fracturing thin-shells subjected to underwater shock loading  

SciTech Connect

The fluid-structure interaction simulation of shock-loaded thin-walled structures requires numerical methods that can cope with large deformations as well as local topology changes. We present a robust level-set-based approach that integrates a Lagrangian thin-shell finite element solver with fracture and fragmentation capabilities into an Eulerian Cartesian fluid solver with embedded boundary and mesh adaptation capability. As main computational applications, we consider the plastic deformation and rupture of thin plates subjected to explosion and piston-induced pressure waves in water.

Deiterding, Ralf [ORNL; Cirak, Fehmi [University of Cambridge; Mauch, Sean P. [California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

NETL: Water-Energy Interface - A Novel Concept for Reducing Water...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Demonstrating a Market-Based Approach to the Reclamation of Mined Lands in West Virginia - EPRI EPRI is demonstrating a market-based approach to abandoned mine land (AML)...

163

Analysis of oil-pipeline distribution of multiple products subject to delivery time-windows  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation defines the operational problems of, and develops solution methodologies for, a distribution of multiple products into oil pipeline subject to delivery time-windows constraints. A multiple-product oil pipeline is a pipeline system composing of pipes, pumps, valves and storage facilities used to transport different types of liquids. Typically, products delivered by pipelines are petroleum of different grades moving either from production facilities to refineries or from refineries to distributors. Time-windows, which are generally used in logistics and scheduling areas, are incorporated in this study. The distribution of multiple products into oil pipeline subject to delivery time-windows is modeled as multicommodity network flow structure and mathematically formulated. The main focus of this dissertation is the investigation of operating issues and problem complexity of single-source pipeline problems and also providing solution methodology to compute input schedule that yields minimum total time violation from due delivery time-windows. The problem is proved to be NP-complete. The heuristic approach, a reversed-flow algorithm, is developed based on pipeline flow reversibility to compute input schedule for the pipeline problem. This algorithm is implemented in no longer than O(T*E) time. This dissertation also extends the study to examine some operating attributes and problem complexity of multiple-source pipelines. The multiple-source pipeline problem is also NP-complete. A heuristic algorithm modified from the one used in single-source pipeline problems is introduced. This algorithm can also be implemented in no longer than O(T*E) time. Computational results are presented for both methodologies on randomly generated problem sets. The computational experience indicates that reversed-flow algorithms provide good solutions in comparison with the optimal solutions. Only 25% of the problems tested were more than 30% greater than optimal values and approximately 40% of the tested problems were solved optimally by the algorithms.

Jittamai, Phongchai

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Diffusion of a plasma subject to neutral beam injection  

SciTech Connect

Two-dimensional numerical plasma simulations have been carried out in a uniform magnetic field to study the effects of neutral beam injection on plasma diffusion. Neutral beams injected across a magnetic field are assumed to be ionized by various ionization processes in a plasma. It is found that the suprathermal convective motion of a plasma generated by the injection of neutral beams is dissipated via anomalous viscosity, leading to enhanced cross-field diffusion. The diffusion coefficient depends weakly on the magnetic field and plasma density, similar to the diffusion due to thermally excited convective cells. The magnitude of the diffusion increases with the injection energy and is much larger than the thermal diffusion because of the presence of suprathermal plasma convection. It is shown that a similar anomalous plasma diffusion may occur in a plasma subject to radio frequency (RF) wave heating where only a localized region of plasma across a magnetic field is heated to a temperature much higher than the surrounding temperature. Theoretical investigations are given on the scaling of enhanced plasma diffusion.

Okuda, H.; Hiroe, S.

1986-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Constitutional Restrictions on Regulation by American States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy diversity and greenhouse gas limits by investigating and implementing common market-based approaches and sharing technical information

Farber, Daniel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Forecasting photovoltaic array power production subject to mismatch losses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development of photovoltaic (PV) energy throughout the world this last decade has brought to light the presence of module mismatch losses in most PV applications. Such power losses, mainly occasioned by partial shading of arrays and differences in PV modules, can be reduced by changing module interconnections of a solar array. This paper presents a novel method to forecast existing PV array production in diverse environmental conditions. In this approach, field measurement data is used to identify module parameters once and for all. The proposed method simulates PV arrays with adaptable module interconnection schemes in order to reduce mismatch losses. The model has been validated by experimental results taken on a 2.2 kW{sub p} plant, with three different interconnection schemes, which show reliable power production forecast precision in both partially shaded and normal operating conditions. Field measurements show interest in using alternative plant configurations in PV systems for decreasing module mismatch losses. (author)

Picault, D.; Raison, B.; Bacha, S. [Grenoble Electrical Engineering Laboratory (G2Elab), 961, rue Houille Blanche BP 46, 38402 St Martin d'Heres (France); de la Casa, J.; Aguilera, J. [Grupo de Investigacion IDEA, Departamento de Electronica, Escuela Politecnica Superior, Universidad de Jaen, Campus Las Lagunillas, 23071 Jaen (Spain)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

167

The diesel approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Whether for standby or baseload capacity, diesel generator sets are being used in markets worldwide. Companies are taking a variety of approaches to tapping these markets. The markets for diesel generators follow two basic paths. In the US, they are used primarily for standby or peaking applications. Outside the US, the market includes standby applications but is more often for baseload or prime-power applications.

Anderson, J.L.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Subjective Verification of Numerical Models as a Component of a Broader Interaction between Research and Operations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Systematic subjective verification of precipitation forecasts from two numerical models is presented and discussed. The subjective verification effort was carried out as part of the 2001 Spring Program, a seven-week collaborative experiment ...

John S. Kain; Michael E. Baldwin; Paul R. Janish; Steven J. Weiss; Michael P. Kay; Gregory W. Carbin

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology | Department of Energy  

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

Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology CX rulemaking files More Documents & Publications Nanomaterial Laboratory...

170

Facility Representative Program: Criteria Review and Approach Document  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Assessment Tools Assessment Tools Surveillance Guides Manager's Guide for Safety and Health Walkthroughs Criteria Review and Approach Document This page provides Criteria Review and Approach Documents (CRADS) to assist Facility Representatives. Please submit your CRADS for posting by sending them to the HQ FR Program Manager. Please include the subject, date, and a contact person. Communications NASA Benchmarks Communications Assessment Plan Configuration Management Configuration Management Assessment Plan Confined Space Confined Spaces Assessment Plan Conduct of Operations Conduct of Operations Assessment Plan Electrical Assessment Electrical Safety Assessment Plan Facility Procedures Verification and Validation of Facility Procedures Assessment Plan Hoisting and Rigging

171

IEEE TRANSACTIONSON NUCLEAR SCIENCE, VOL. 42, NO. 4, AUGUST 1995 Digitized Video SubjectPositioning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the studies is achieved by tracking three light emitting diodes (LEDs) fixed on the subject's face. The video

Thompson, Chris

172

Photon Sciences Subject: Photon Sciences Significant Environmental Aspects Matrix  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Subject: Photon Sciences Significant Environmental Aspects Matrix Doument Number: PS-C-ESH-PRC-023 Revision 2 Effective: Page 1 of 2 Approved: Andrew Ackerman Approval Signature on file with master copy. Environmental Aspects 5/10/13 ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION R e g u la te d In d u s tr ia l W a s te H a z a rd o u s W a s te R a d io a c ti v e W a s te M ix e d W a s te R e g u la te d M e d ic a l W a s te W o r k w it h E n g in e e re d N a n o m a te ri a ls A tm o s p h e r ic D is c h a rg e s L iq u id D is c h a r g e s C h e m ic a l ( C ) S to ra g e /U s e o r R a d io a c ti v e M a te ri a l ( R ) W a te r C o n s u m p ti o n P o w e r C o n s u m p ti o n E n g in e e re d N a n o m a te r ia ls H is to r ic a l M o n u m e n ts / C u lt u r a l R e s o u rc e s S e n s it iv e /E n d a n g e r e d S p e c ie s a n d S e n s it iv e H a b it a ts E n v . N o is e H is to r ic a l C o n ta m in a ti o n S o il A c ti v a ti o n Comments Title Number C R PS Experimental Program Experimental Program B725 SAFs a a a a b* f x x x a B725 *HEPA used for nano particulate work

173

Approaches to Encapsulation of Flexible CIGS Cells  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Thin-film solar cells based on CIGS are being considered for large scale power plants as well as building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) applications. Past studies indicate that CIGS cells degrade rapidly when exposed to moisture. As a result, an effective approach to encapsulation is required for CIGS cells to satisfy the international standard IEC 61646. CIGS modules fabricated for use in large power plants can be encapsulated with glass sheets on the top and bottom surfaces and can be effectively sealed around the edges. In the case of BIPV applications, however, it is desirable to utilize CIGS cells grown on flexible substrates, both for purposes of achieving reduced weight and for cases involving non-flat surfaces. For these cases, approaches to encapsulation must be compatible with the flexible substrate requirement. Even in the case of large power plants, the glass-to-glass approach to encapsulation may eventually be considered too costly. We are investigating encapsulation of flexible CIGS cells by lamination. Sheets of PET or PEN coated with multilayer barrier coatings are used to laminate the flexible cells. Results are discussed for laminated cells from two CIGS manufacturers. In both cases, the cell efficiency decreases less than 10% after 1000 hours of exposure to an environment of 85C/85%RH. This paper discusses these two approaches, reviews results achieved with cells and mini-modules fabricated by the former Shell Solar, Industries (SSI) stressed at 60C/90%RH (60/90), and recent studies of encapsulated IEC cells subjected to an environment of 85şC/85%RH (85/85).

Olsen, Larry C.; Gross, Mark E.; Graff, Gordon L.; Kundu, Sambhu N.; Chu, Xi; Lin, Steve

2008-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

174

SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO TRAINING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Keywords: training, nuclear safety, regulatory body, personnel, inspector, qualifications The report describes the experiences obtained of a training programme for nuclear power plant inspectors arranged in the 90’s by the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (STUK). In the implementation of the programme, a systematic method was used to analyse the training needs, to plan, develop and implement the training programme as well as to assess the programme’s implementation and results. The method used, “SAT—Systematic Approach to Training”, is presented in “Nuclear Power Plant Personnel Training and its Evaluation, A Guidebook”, IAEA Technical Report Series No. 380, which is a publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency. It is recommended that this method be applied in the planning and implementation of nuclear power plant personnel training. The application of the method as a tool for developing the qualifications of nuclear power plant inspectors shows that the method is well suited for use in Finland. Until the 90’s, STUK had no systematic approach to training activities. Some training was arranged internally, but training in most respects meant participation in external training events and international

Ilari Aro

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

The Dissemination of Scholarly Information: Old Approaches and New Possibilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

competition.2 As such, the gains from going ‘open’ are not simply wider access, but a reduction in the time and energy scholars spend finding and processing research information. Significantly, this second item, which is less frequently mentioned... system information (prices, capacities, demand) may be obtained from multiple sources but it is processed and disseminated centrally. In the market-based system this information is distributed throughout the market network. 16The Journal system does have...

Al-Ubaydli, O; Pollock, Rufus

176

Community Based Approach to Wind Energy Information Dissemination  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of the Department of Energy's grant was to transfer to New Mexico and Utah a national award-winning market-based strategy to aggregate demand for wind energy. Their experiences over the past few years in New Mexico and utah have been quite different. In both states they have developed stronger relationships with utilities and policymakers which will increase the effectiveness of the future advocacy efforts.

Innis, S.

2003-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

177

Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Report 20.1: Subjective Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam Quality, Shadow Quality, and Color Quality for LED PAR38 Lamps to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam Quality, Shadow Quality, and Color Quality for LED PAR38 Lamps on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam Quality, Shadow Quality, and Color Quality for LED PAR38 Lamps on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam Quality, Shadow Quality, and Color Quality for LED PAR38 Lamps on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective Evaluation of Beam Quality, Shadow Quality, and Color Quality for LED PAR38 Lamps on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: CALiPER Report 20.1: Subjective

178

BLUe's Bibliography - a generic approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A new and flexible approach to maintaining and using a bibliography database within (All)TEX is provided.

Kees van der Laan

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Metering Approaches | Department of Energy  

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

Approaches Approaches Metering Approaches October 7, 2013 - 9:24am Addthis Metering approaches vary depending on facility design and intended purpose (e.g., administrative offices, laboratory, warehouse, etc.). No one approach fits all applications. In fact, different approaches are often needed at different times. For example, a different approach is needed depending on whether the program is trying to verify utility rates, implement demand response or load management programs, or support certification efforts. One-Time Measurements One-time measurements are useful in many baseline activities to understand instantaneous energy use, equipment performance, or loading. These measurements become particularly useful in trending equipment performance over time. For example, one-time measurements are useful when an energy-efficiency

180

The concept of subjective well-being and its process in restaurant experiences.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This research attempted to demonstrate the antecedents of Subjective Well-Being (SWB) and the effects of SWB, especially through the relationships among performance, satisfaction, value, SWB,… (more)

Shin, Jee Hye

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


181

Full-text subject-specific scientific and technical reports and...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Subject Portals Webmaster at subjectportalscomments@osti.gov . U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy | Geothermal Technologies Program Science.gov |...

182

Recipients: The 2005 LMD Light Metals Subject Area PaperAward  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society's Light Metals Division Light Metals Subject Area Award, is awarded to the author(s) of papers presented in each ...

183

Training Program EOC-013 WebEOC Training COURSE SYLLABUS Subject...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Training Program EOC-013 WebEOC Training COURSE SYLLABUS Subject Category: Emergency Operations Schedule: Semi-Annually (or Upon Request) Course Length: 1 hour Medical...

184

TQP Qualifying Official Training Approaches Matrix | Department...  

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

Matrix TQP Qualifying Official Training Approaches Matrix Matrix of DOE Technical Qualification Program Qualifying Official Approaches DOE Qualifying Official Approach Matrix More...

185

Systems biology approach to bioremediation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

aspects of the systems biology approach (metagenomics withthe use of a number of sytems biology parameters can revealRL, Banfield JF: Systems Biology: functional analysis of

Chakraborty, R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Dynamic behaviour of a DFIG wind turbine subjected to power system faults  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dynamic behaviour of a DFIG wind turbine subjected to power system faults Gabriele Michalke+, Anca of the dynamic interaction between variable speed DFIG wind turbines and the power system subjected to disturbances, such as short circuit faults. Focus of the paper is the fault ride-through capability of DFIG

187

Identifying the subject of small, sparsely linked collections from a web community  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work deals with the problem of identifying the subject of small, sparsely linked collections of web documents from a web community. In the course of attempts to find solutions for many problems concerning the web, we are often left with a handful ... Keywords: identification, sparsely linked, subject, web communities

Deepak P.; Jyothi John

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Subjectivity and sentiment analysis: An overview of the current state of the area and envisaged developments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this introduction, we present an overview of the current state of research in the Natural Language Processing tasks of subjectivity and sentiment analysis, as well as their application domains and closely-related research field of emotion detection. ... Keywords: Emotion detection, Opinion mining, Sentiment analysis, Social media mining, Social network mining, Subjectivity analysis, Text mining

AndréS Montoyo; Patricio MartíNez-Barco; Alexandra Balahur

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Hybrid clustering for validation and improvement of subject-classification schemes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A hybrid text/citation-based method is used to cluster journals covered by the Web of Science database in the period 2002-2006. The objective is to use this clustering to validate and, if possible, to improve existing journal-based subject-classification ... Keywords: Hybrid clustering, Journal cross-citation, Mapping of science, Subject classification

Frizo Janssens; Lin Zhang; Bart De Moor; Wolfgang Glänzel

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Prioritizing and Assessing Software Project Success Factors and Project Characteristics using Subjective Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a method for analyzing the impact software project factors have on project success as defined by project success factors that have been prioritized. It is relatively easy to collect measures of project attributes subjectively (i.e., ... Keywords: Project success, project assessment, subjective measures

Claes Wohlin; Anneliese Amschler Andrews

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Instrument for controlling the application of mechanical loads to biological and bicompatible test subjects  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed facilitating the application of forces and measurement of dimensions of a test subject. In one arrangement the test subject is coupled to a forcing frame and controlled forces applied thereto. Force applied to the test subject is measured and controlled. A dimensional characteristic of the test subject, such as growth, is measured by a linear variable differential transformer. The growth measurement data can be used to control the force applied. The transducer module receives force and dimensional data from the forcing frame. The transducer module is a separate, microprocessor-based unit that communicates the test data to a controller unit that controls the application of force to the test subject and receives the test data from the transducer module for force control, storage, and/or communication to the user.

Lintilhac, Phillip M. (Shelburne, VT); Vesecky, Thompson B. (Essex Junction, VT)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Instrument for controlling the application of mechanical loads to biological and bicompatible test subjects  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and methods are disclosed facilitating the application of forces and measurement of dimensions of a test subject. In one arrangement the test subject is coupled to a forcing frame and controlled forces applied thereto. Force applied to the test subject is measured and controlled. A dimensional characteristic of the test subject, such as growth, is measured by a linear variable differential transformer. The growth measurement data can be used to control the force applied. The transducer module receives force and dimensional data from the forcing frame. The transducer module is a separate, microprocessor-based unit that communicates the test data to a controller unit that controls the application of force to the test subject and receives the test data from the transducer module for force control, storage, and/or communication to the user. 8 figs.

Lintilhac, P.M.; Vesecky, T.B.

1995-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

193

FROM: SUBJECT:  

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

Department of Energy Department of Energy National Training Center PO Box 5400 Albuquerque, NM 87185-5400 October 11, 2013 REN L. BOARDMAN CHAIR FEDERAL TECHNICAL CAPABILITY PANEL Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report for Calendar Year 2013 The Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Technical Capability Order, DOE 0 426. l Chg. l, requires that managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical

194

MEMORANDUM SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Theoretical Cl 84 a Sample Analysis p+-md-AI 0 Production I2 DisposalStorage 0 Facility Type 0 Research Organization 0 Government Sponsored Facility 0 Other...

195

HEHORANDUU SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

0 Theoretical Studies 0 Sample & Analysis 0 Product i on 0 DisposalStorage .u Facility Type 0 Uanufacturing q University 0 Research Organization 0 ' Government Sponsored...

196

A Newton-based approach for attributing tumor lethality in animal carcinogenicity studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new Newton-based approach is proposed for finding the global maximum of a nonlinear function subject to various inequality constraints. This method can be applied to nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation problems to attribute tumor lethality ... Keywords: Cause of death, Inequality constraint, Maximum likelihood, Optimization, Sacrifice

Hongshik Ahn; Hojin Moon; Sunyoung Kim; Ralph L. Kodell

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

A Clean Slate 4D Approach to Network Control and Management  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Clean Slate 4D Approach to Network Control and Management Albert Greenberg, Gisli Hjalmtysson on this crucially important and intellectually challenging area. Categories and Subject Descriptors C.2.1 [Network Architecture and Design]: Packet Switching Net- works; C.2.2 [Network Protocols]: Routing Protocols; C.2

Xie, Geoffrey

198

AN ABSTRACT APPROACH TO DOMAIN PERTURBATION FOR PARABOLIC EQUATIONS AND PARABOLIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AN ABSTRACT APPROACH TO DOMAIN PERTURBATION FOR PARABOLIC EQUATIONS AND PARABOLIC VARIATIONAL Australia Abstract. We study the behaviour of solutions of linear non-autonomous parabolic equations subject of func- tion spaces for non-autonomous parabolic problems is equivalent to Mosco convergence of function

Sydney, University of

199

Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD -  

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

Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 October 2005 The purpose of this booklet is to assist individuals of Government agencies who generate or review classified documents to recognize the presence of nuclear information that is potentially classified as Restricted Data (RD) or Formerly Restricted Data (FRD). This book is particularly helpful to document reviewers conducting declassification reviews pursuant to Executive orders. Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 More Documents & Publications Brochure, Classification Overview of RD and FRD - September 2010 Briefing, Restricted Data Classifiers - March 2013

200

Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD -  

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

Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 October 2005 The purpose of this booklet is to assist individuals of Government agencies who generate or review classified documents to recognize the presence of nuclear information that is potentially classified as Restricted Data (RD) or Formerly Restricted Data (FRD). This book is particularly helpful to document reviewers conducting declassification reviews pursuant to Executive orders. Booklet, DOE Subject Area Indicators and Key Word List for RD and FRD - October 2005 More Documents & Publications Brochure, Classification Overview of RD and FRD - September 2010 Briefing, Restricted Data Classifiers - March 2013

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


201

SUBJECT HEADINGS USED BY THE U.S.A.E.C. DIVISION OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION  

SciTech Connect

A list is presented of subject headings used by the U.S.A.E.C. Division of Technical Information for indexing literature in the field of nuclear science and technology. (C.H.)

Hargrave, C.W.

1962-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

`Exploring relationships': a study of young people's (hetero)sexual subjectivities, knowledge and practices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

................................................................... 215 7.2.1 Positive effects of sexual knowledge.... .......... .. .......... ............ ..... 216 7.2.2 Negative consequences of sexual knowledge............................... 219 7.3 Subjectivities in the Couple Context...

Allen, Louisa Elizabeth

2000-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

203

Radiative Heat Transfer Analysis within Three-Dimensional Clouds Subjected to Solar and Sky Irradiation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A three-dimensional radiative heat transfer analysis of an arbitrary-shaped modeled cloud subjected to solar and sky irradiation has been performed. The Radiation Element Method by Ray Emission Model (REM2) was used for numerical simulation. ...

Toru Nishikawa; Shigenao Maruyama; Seigo Sakai

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Response of a grooved plate subjected to out-of-plane contact loading  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The response of a grooved plate subjected to out-of-plane contact loading is examined. The influence of selected geometric and loading parameters are investigated, as well as the effects of various boundary conditions. The ...

Bastien, Christopher J

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Comparison of Objective and Subjective Precipitation Probability Forecasts: The Sufficiency Relation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the sufficiency relation is used to compare objective and subjective probability of precipitation (PoP) forecasts. The theoretical significance of the sufficiency relation in comparative evaluation arises from the fact that if it ...

Allan H. Murphy; Qian Ye

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Subject: Proposed 216(h) Regulations To: Brian.Mills@hq.doe...  

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

February 12, 2012 Subject: Proposed 216(h) Regulations To: Brian.Mills@hq.doe.gov and Lot.Cooke@hq.doe.gov. We appreciate the opportunity to review the Proposed Regulation for...

207

Dynamic Pricing: A learning Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present an optimization approach for jointly learning the demand as a functionof price, and dynamically setting prices of products in an oligopoly environment in order to maximize expected revenue. The models we consider ...

Bertsimas, Dimitris J.

208

Testing Climate Models: An Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The scientific merit of decadal climate projections can only be established by means of comparisons with observations. Testing of models that are used to predict climate change is of such importance that no single approach will provide the ...

Richard Goody; James Anderson; Gerald North

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Approaching the retrofitting market successfully  

SciTech Connect

As a relatively new market, passive solar retrofitting must continue to gain public confidence and acceptance. Homeowners need the assurance that their solar investment is in the hands of a designer/builder who can successfully execute the design and construction. Credibility, through reputation and track record, is a quality that potential clients look for. Acquiring solar retrofit contracts requires a creative marketing approach by a qualified contractor. Various approaches to retrofit contracts are addressed.

Walsh, V.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Analysis of the Educative Reform for Secondary School in Mexico and its implications on Science II subject for the new curriculum  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In Mexico, the educative reform that has been taking effect gradually in the secondary school education from 2005, has eliminated some subjects and created other that they concentrate in a single degree of studies the themes of the basic education, waking up changes that represent a challenge for teachers, who besides are adapted to new academic loads, they face an approach different in the treatment from the new themes. Beyond the conflicts that all reform can generate, the present paper is not a political or social analysis, but it approaches some differences between authorities of Secretaria de Educacion Publica (Public Education Secretary) and teachers, studying the implications of the new curriculum of Sciences II (Physics). Additionally, it is considers the design of didactic sequences to teach some physical concepts in the secondary school by active learning.

Cuervo, Alfonso; Garcia-Salcedo, Ricardo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Comparative analysis of market-based health delivery models in rural India  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The rapid economic growth in India and accompanying demand for improved healthcare, particularly in rural populations, make a compelling case for global pharmaceutical companies to develop new business models to serve these ...

Yap, Nicole

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Comfort-aware home energy management under market-based demand-response  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To regulate energy consumption and enable Demand-Response programs, effective demand-side management at home is key and an integral part of the future Smart Grid. In essence, the home energy management is a mix between discrete appliance scheduling problem ... Keywords: demand-response, energy management, smart grid

Jin Xiao, Jian Li, Raouf Boutaba, James Won-Ki Hong

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

An algorithmic game theory study of wholesale electricity markets based on central auction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The deregulation of the electricity markets produced significant economic benefits. Improving their efficiency is a prominent scientific challenge. We focus on wholesale electricity markets, in which generators sell electricity to a public agency by ...

Sofia Ceppi; Nicola Gatti

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Trading pollution for water quality : assessing the effects of market-based instruments in three basins  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Since its passage in 1972, the majority of pollution reduction under the federal Clean Water Act has resulted from technology-based limits imposed on point source dischargers. However, most U.S. water bodies are unmonitored ...

Wallace, Katherine Hay

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Multi-sensor Information Processing using Prediction Market-based Belief Aggregation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider the problem of information fusion from multiple sensors of different types with the objective of improving the confidence of inference tasks, such as object classification, performed from the data collected by the sensors. We propose a novel technique based on distributed belief aggregation using a multi-agent prediction market to solve this information fusion problem. To monitor the improvement in the confidence of the object classification as well as to dis-incentivize agents from misreporting information, we have introduced a market maker that rewards the agents instantaneously as well as at the end of the inference task, based on the quality of the submitted reports. We have implemented the market maker's reward calculation in the form of a scoring rule and have shown analytically that it incentivizes truthful revelation or accurate reporting by each agent. We have experimentally verified our technique for multi-sensor information fusion for an automated landmine detection scenario. Our experi...

Jumadinova, Janyl

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Market-based resource allocation for distributed data processing in wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, improved wireless technologies have enabled the low-cost deployment of large numbers of sensors for a wide range of monitoring applications. Because of the computational resources (processing capability, storage capacity, etc.) collocated ... Keywords: Wireless sensor networks, distributed algorithms, optimization, pricing

Andrew T. Zimmerman; Jerome P. Lynch; Frank T. Ferrese

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY 1 Auction-based Network Selection in a Market-based  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to pay depending on their preferences about the service; for example, trading off quality for a lower and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XW, UK e- mail: jakub' perspective, the integration of wireless access technologies will allow for more efficient usage of network

Atkinson, Robert C

218

Systems biology approach to bioremediation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bioremediation has historically been approached as a ?black box? in terms of our fundamental understanding. Thus it succeeds and fails, seldom without a complete understanding of why. Systems biology is an integrated research approach to study complex biological systems, by investigating interactions and networks at the molecular, cellular, community, and ecosystem level. The knowledge of these interactions within individual components is fundamental to understanding the dynamics of the ecosystem under investigation. Understanding and modeling functional microbial community structure and stress responses in environments at all levels have tremendous implications for our fundamental understanding of hydrobiogeochemical processes and the potential for making bioremediation breakthroughs and illuminating the ?black box?.

Chakraborty, R.; Wu, C. H.; Hazen, T. C.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Typical Consultants/Vendors used by EOTA for Subject Matter Expert and  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Consultants/Vendors used by EOTA for Subject Matter Expert and Consultants/Vendors used by EOTA for Subject Matter Expert and operatioal support Typical Consultants/Vendors used by EOTA for Subject Matter Expert and operatioal support Vendor's Name Contact/Rep Address Work Phone 615 Music Productions, Inc. Steve Hayes or Laura Palmer 1030 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212 616-244-6515 Adams, James F. James Adams 1217 Brookshire Dr., Bedford, TX 76021 214-674-6868 Adobe Systems Inc. N/A 2750 Barrett Lakes Blvd., Kennesaw, GA 30144 800-833-6687 Atlantech Resellers Inc, DBA CablesAndKits.com Craig Haynie 4555 Atwater Ct Ste ! Buford, GA 21075 877-633-2629 Albuquerque Printing Co Albert Padilla 3838 Bogan Ave.NE, Albq. 87109 505-872-2200 AlphaTRAC, Inc. John Ciolek 8670 Wolff Ct Ste 120 Westminster, CO 80031 303-428-5670 Amazon.com CSR

220

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

WAIVER WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT- BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000024328 UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05- 00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-2003-044 [ORO-782] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made by its employees in the course of or under UT-Battelle Subcontract No. 4000024328 under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 and also to Subcontractors' Subject Inventions under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties who do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96-517 or who are not DOE National Laboratories. The scope of the work calls for the development of energy efficient steel

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


221

TQP Qualifying Official Training Approaches - NNSA Production...  

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

TQP Qualifying Official Training Approaches - NNSA Production Office TQP Qualifying Official Training Approaches - NNSA Production Office A QO is an individual who has the...

222

A new approach to water desalination  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

new approach to water desalination A new approach to water desalination Graphene sheets with precisely controlled pores have potential to purify water more efficiently than...

223

NGO/INGO Centered Approach: An Alternative Approach to Development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, are hardly capable of micro-policy reforms and power sharing. Further, states are often captured by the powerful and the wealthy and should maintain a political balance among various .interest groups. Likewise, the market-centered approach proVides opportul1... in Nepal. India Institute for Social Development Research and Social Services, 1991. Chetri, Ram, B. Rotating Credit Association in Nepal: Dhikuri as Capital, Credit, Saving and Investment. pp. 449-454. Human Organization, Volume 54, November 4, 1995. Franz...

Ghimire, Harihar

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION DECLARATION OF HELSINKI Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION DECLARATION OF HELSINKI Ethical Principles for Medical Research, October 2008 A. INTRODUCTION 1. The World Medical Association (WMA) has developed the Declaration of Helsinki as a statement of ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects, including

Pfeifer, Holger

225

Chemical Engineering is not a subject that is covered at school level. Its broad spectrum of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chemical Engineering is not a subject that is covered at school level. Its broad spectrum are interested in applying scientific principles to the real world. Why Chemical Engineering at Edinburgh? Chemical Engineering forms a part of the School of Engineering, which encompasses Chemical, Mechanical

Schnaufer, Achim

226

Alternative and Renewable fuels and Vehicle Technology Program Subject Area: Biofuels production Facilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Alternative and Renewable fuels and Vehicle Technology Program Subject Area: Biofuels production: Commercial Facilities · Applicant's Legal Name: Yokayo Biofuels, Inc. · Name of project: A Catalyst for Success · Project Description: Yokayo Biofuels, an industry veteran with over 10 years experience

227

Effects of doxycycline treatment on skeletal muscle mitochondrial content and function from obese, diabetic subjects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Effects of doxycycline treatment on skeletal muscle mitochondrial content and function from obese of these studies involves the treatment of obese, diabetic patients with doxycycline, a member of the tetracycline levels of MMPs than control subjects that will then be suppressed after 12 weeks of doxycycline treatment

Gleeson, Joseph G.

228

On solving the face recognition problem with one training sample per subject  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The lack of adequate training samples and the considerable variations observed in the available image collections due to aging, illumination and pose variations are the two key technical barriers that appearance-based face recognition solutions have ... Keywords: Face recognition, Generic learning, One training sample per subject

Jie Wang; K. N. Plataniotis; Juwei Lu; A. N. Venetsanopoulos

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Approaching Dynamic PSA within CANDU 6 NPP.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The outline of this dissertation is going to present the applications that are the subject of the work and also the lay down of work… (more)

LONTOS, MARIAN MARIUS

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Optimization approach to entanglement distillation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We put forward a method for optimized distillation of partly entangled pairs of qubits into a smaller number of more entangled pairs by recurrent local unitary operations and projections. Optimized distillation is achieved by minimization of a cost function with up to 30 real parameters, which is chosen to be sensitive to the fidelity and the projection probability at each step. We show that in many cases this approach can significantly improve the distillation efficiency in comparison to the present methods.

T. Opatrny; G. Kurizki

1998-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

231

Alternative systematic approaches to training  

SciTech Connect

This handbook is approved for use by all DOE Components and contractors. The handbook was prepared primarily for DOE nuclear facilities, but the information can be effectively used by any other type of facility. DOE nuclear, DOE non-nuclear, commercial nuclear reactor, fuel fabrication, chemical processing, or other types of facilities may also apply the principles of this approach and find it useful and applicable to local needs. The handbook provides DOE and contractor operating organizations with concepts and guidance regarding the use of alternative techniques to implement a systematic approach to training (SAT). The techniques described in this handbook are endorsed by DOE and use of the guidance in this handbook is appropriate for establishment of technical training programs at DOE nuclear facilities. The use of guidance on selection and implementation of appropriate training approaches after consideration of job complexity, the consequences of error based on risk/hazard potential, and available training media should result in effective and efficient training programs. The information presented in this handbook can be used to grade the level of effort and formality used in developing training programs.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

A Parameterization Invariant Approach to the Statistical Estimation of the CKM Phase $?$  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In contrast to previous analyses, we demonstrate a Bayesian approach to the estimation of the CKM phase $\\alpha$ that is invariant to parameterization. We also show that in addition to {\\em computing} the marginal posterior in a Bayesian manner, the distribution must also be {\\em interpreted} from a subjective Bayesian viewpoint. Doing so gives a very natural interpretation to the distribution. We also comment on the effect of removing information about $\\mathcal{B}^{00}$.

Robin D. Morris; Johann Cohen-Tanugi

2008-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

233

REQUEST BY OCEANEERING SPACE SYSTEMS FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

OCEANEERING SPACE SYSTEMS FOR AN ADVANCE OCEANEERING SPACE SYSTEMS FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC21-93MC30178; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-95-040 [ORO-613] Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Phase II of Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC21-93MC30178. The scope of the work calls for the development of a full scale, certified, pre-production Advanced Worker Protection System (AWPS) and a site demonstration. The work is sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology. The negotiated value of Phase II of the contract is $1,971,649, with OSS cost sharing $502,276

234

REQUEST BY GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-ACZ1-93MC30244; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-93-031 (ORO-560] General Electric Company (GE) has made a timely request for an advance waiver -o worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under .:oartment of Energy (DOE) Contract No. OE-AC21-93MC30244. The scope of the work calls for the development of two select advanced gas turbine systems, one for the industrial sector and the other for the utility market. The work is being done under the Advance Turbine Systems Program and is sponsored by the Office of Fossil Energy. The dollar amount of the contract Is S4,629,360 with GE cost sharing 51,214,501, 26.2% of the contract.

235

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

9 9 Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT- BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000021385 UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05- 00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-2003-038 [ORO-781] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under UT-Battelle Subcontract No. 4000021385 under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725. The scope of the work calls for the development of materials for an advanced diesel aftertreatment system. The work is sponsored by the Office of FreedomCar and Vehicle Technologies. The dollar amount of the subcontract is $800,000 with Caterpillar cost sharing $400,000 or 50%

236

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

,11.03 THU 10:18 FAX -- GC-62 HQS 6002 ,11.03 THU 10:18 FAX -- GC-62 HQS 6002 * * Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT- BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000015381 UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05- 00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-02-041 [ORO-774] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under UT-Battelle Subcontract No. 4000015381 under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 and under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties who do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96-517 or who are not DOE National Laboratories. The scope of the work calls for the

237

REQUEST BY THE CARBORUNDUM COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

CARBORUNDUM COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE CARBORUNDUM COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER PHASE II OF SUBCONTRACT 86X-SD861C OF MARTIN MARIETTA ENERGY SYSTEMS INC. CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-840R21400; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-93-025 [0RO-554] The Carborundum Company (Carborundum) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) subcontract RFP No. 86X-SD861C. The scope of the work calls for the development of a vapor-liquid-solid (VLS) process for the production of silicon carbide whiskers and yarn fabrication. The work is sponsored by the Office of Fossil Energy. The dollar amount of Phase II of the subcontract is $439,475 with Carborundum

238

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

2 03 TUE 18:32 FAX 2 03 TUE 18:32 FAX -2-A- GC-62 HQS 1002 * * Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT- BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000015331 UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-ACO5- 00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-02-040 [ORO-773] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under UT-Battelle Subcontract No. 4000015331 under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-000R22725 and under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties which are not DOE National Laboratories or which do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96-517. The scope of the work calls for the

239

REQUEST BY EATON CORPORATION FOR ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

ADVANCE WAIVER OF ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER A SUBCONTRACT LET BY MARTIN MARIETTA ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC., UNDER MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-840R21400; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-93-003 [0RO-548] Eaton Corporation (Eaton) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Subcontract 86X-SL807C with Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., (Energy Systems) under its management and operating contract. The scope of the work calls for the development of a single step rough-finishing process suitable for producing high-quality silicon nitride ceramic parts at high material removal rates and at a lower cost than can be achieved using conventional

240

A Mathematical Model for Predicting the Life of PEM Fuel Cell Membranes Subjected to Hydration Cycling  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Under typical PEM fuel cell operating conditions, part of membrane electrode assembly is subjected to humidity cycling due to variation of inlet gas RH and/or flow rate. Cyclic membrane hydration/dehydration would cause cyclic swelling/shrinking of the unconstrained membrane. In a constrained membrane, it causes cyclic stress resulting in mechanical failure in the area adjacent to the gas inlet. A mathematical modeling framework for prediction of the lifetime of a PEM FC membrane subjected to hydration cycling is developed in this paper. The model predicts membrane lifetime as a function of RH cycling amplitude and membrane mechanical properties. The modeling framework consists of three model components: a fuel cell RH distribution model, a hydration/dehydration induced stress model that predicts stress distribution in the membrane, and a damage accrual model that predicts membrane life-time. Short descriptions of the model components along with overall framework are presented in the paper. The model was used...

Burlatsky, S F; O'Neill, J; Atrazhev, V V; Varyukhin, A N; Dmitriev, D V; Erikhman, N S

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


241

DATE: REPLY TO ATINOF SUBJECT: DEPA RT MEN T OF E NERGY  

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

REPLY TO ATINOF SUBJECT: DEPA RT MEN T OF E NERGY Memorandum January 17, 2013 John McKenzie, NA-30 FY 2013 NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) PLANNING SUMMARY ro Gregory H. Woods, General Counsel Attached please find the 2013 Annual National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planning Summary for Naval Reactors ( NR). This is in accordance with the Department of Energy (DOE) Order 451.1 B, Section 4.d. The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program is

242

To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006  

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

From: ecchimento@comcast.net [mailto:ecchimento@comcast.net] Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 6:28 PM To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: RE: Pepco Scheduled Line Repair Dec. 1-20, 2006 Larry, Regarding the planned line outage, scheduled for Feb. 20 through Mar. 6, I am requesting that the residents near the plant be moved for the duration of the outage to protect their health. Would you include this comment also in the ongoing recorded discussion? Thank you. Elizabeth

243

Identifying Who Might Be Subject to the 60-Month Time Limit: Indications From Minnesota's AFDC Population  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This report identifies characteristics of AFDC recipients in Minnesota who might have been subject to the 60-month time limit on assistance, as imposed by the federal welfare reform in 1996. It is the second in a series of working papers regarding welfare and welfare reform. This report was prepared by Don Hirasuna, legislative analyst in the House Research Department. Questions may be addressed to Don at 651-296-8038.

Don Hirasuna; Series Two

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Behaviour of GFRP Adhesive Pipe Joints Subjected to Pressure and Axial Loadings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

represent an attractive alternative for pipelines subjected to severe internal or external environments in onshore or offshore applications. One important issue in the design of GFRP pipe systems is the material anisotropy, which poses certain... properties, the fibre volume fraction and the winding angle. For pipe applications, ± 55° (with respect to the axial direction) fibre winding angles are commonly used. A further aspect in the design of any advanced composite system is the joint detail...

Lees, J. M.

2005-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

245

Stock Mechanics: a classical approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New theoretical approaches about forecasting stock markets are proposed. A mathematization of the stock market in terms of arithmetical relations is given, where some simple (non-differential, non-fractal) expressions are also suggested as general stock price formuli in closed forms which are able to generate a variety of possible price movements in time. A kind of mechanics is submitted to cover the price movements in terms of classical concepts. Where utilizing stock mechanics to grow the portfolios in real markets is also proven.

Tuncay, C

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Field Studies of Subjective Effects on Thermal Comfort in a University Classroom  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Two field studies were conducted in a university classroom in the autumn of 2004 in Harbin. The objective of these studies was to assess the thermal conditions and the subjective effects on occupant thermal comfort. A field study was carried out when the undergraduate students were not taught the theory of thermal comfort. A second study was conducted after the undergraduate students knew something about thermal comfort. The thermal comfort variables were measured when the students were filling in the subjective questionnaires on thermal sensation and thermal comfort. A total of 167 sets of questionnaire responses were obtained. The indoor thermal environmental data for the two days are almost the same; however the thermal acceptability is different. The acceptability of the first study is 96.0%, which is higher than the acceptability of 91.5% according to the PPD. In contrast, the acceptability of the second study is 57.4%, which is very low compared with the acceptability of 95.0% according to the PPD. The students' thermal acceptability of the thermal environment before learning the theory of thermal comfort is higher than after learning about thermal comfort. These results confirm the existence of subjective effects on thermal comfort.

Wang, J.; Wang, Z.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Browse wiki | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

energy company profile. OpenEIPageKeyword Business Council for Sustainable Energy + , Energy Company + , Dedicated to implementing market-based approaches to reducing pollution...

248

Identification And Prioritization Of Environmentally Beneficial Intelligent Transportation Technologies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

trend in environmental policy is the increasing use of market-based approaches, with the latest example in California being the energy

Shaheen, S.; Young, T.; Sperling, D.; Jordan, D.; Horan, T.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

An Approach for Measuring Reductions in Construction ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. An Approach for Measuring Reductions in Construction Worker Illnesses and Injuries: Baseline Measures of Construction Industry ...

2001-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

250

Oxidation Kinetics Modeling Applying Phase Field Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Oxidation Kinetics Modeling Applying Phase Field Approach ... chemical reaction rates will increase exponentially and environmental attack ...

251

Approaching Spiders: How Aversive Stimuli Evoke Preventive Approach Reactions in High BAS individuals.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??To better understand the intricate workings of automatic approach and avoidance and investigate the possibility of inducing approach on aversive stimuli, the present research tested… (more)

Kazarian, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

The after-action review training approach: an integrative framework and empirical investigation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The after–action review (AAR; also known as the after–event review or debriefing) is a training approach that is based on reviews of trainees’ performance on recently completed tasks or performance events. Used by the military for decades, the use of AAR–based training has increased dramatically in recent years. Empirical research investigating AARs, however, is almost non–existent, and theoretical work on the effectiveness AAR–based training and the underlying processes have been limited. The present study presents a theoretical framework for the AAR by integrating the AAR into the existing training literature. In addition, this study presents an empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of AAR–based training, and an investigation of whether objective AAR–based training is more effective than subjective AAR–based training. One–hundred twenty individuals were trained in 30 4–person teams on a cognitively complex performance task. Teams were trained using a non–AAR–, subjective AAR–, or objective AAR–based training approach. Declarative knowledge, team performance, and team–efficacy served as the measures of training effectiveness. It was hypothesized that AAR–based training (subjective AAR– and objective AAR– based training combined) would be more effective than non–AAR–based training. Further, it was hypothesized that objective AAR–based training would be more effective than subjective AAR–based training. The study results indicated that AAR–based training was more effective than the non–AAR–based training approach in terms of team performance and team–efficacy, but not team declarative knowledge. Objective AAR–based training was no more effective than subjective AAR–based training. Teams performed equally well on the training outcome measures regardless of whether they used an objective or subjective AAR– based training approach. It is anticipated that the theoretical framework and empirical results of this study will serve as a catalyst for the integration of AAR–based training into existing training literatures and to inform the design and practice of AAR–based training systems to take full advantage of their efficacy as training interventions.

Villado, Anton James

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

ITL's Evaluation-Driven Approach to Information Retrieval is ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ITL's Evaluation-Driven Approach to Information Retrieval is Expanding Internationally. The evaluation-driven approach ...

254

Agent communication pragmatics: the cognitive coherence approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Different approaches have investigated the syntax and semantics of agent communication languages. However, these approaches have not indicated how agents should dynamically use communications. Instead of filling this pragmatics gap, most approaches have ... Keywords: Agent communication language, Cognitive coherence, Dialogue games, Multi-agents systems, Pragmatics, Social commitments

Philippe Pasquier; Brahim Chaib-Draa

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Approach for Calculating OE Benefits  

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

Reliability Reliability U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 2007 Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Joe Paladino October 29, 2007 Approach for Calculating OE Benefits Challenges * Established benefits methodologies (e.g., NEMS and MARKAL) do not address some of the major benefits that OE's program will provide (e.g. reliability). * Much of OE's program is about transforming the way the T&D infrastructure operates rather than replacing components: - Some technologies need a high penetration or must be deployed as an entire system to yield benefits (e.g. PMUs or Distribution Automation). - Some programs within OE are not developing "widgets" that can be easily counted. - OE is developing tools/methodologies or funding demonstrations that

256

Web Mining – the Ontology Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The World Wide Web today provides users access to extremely large number of Web sites many of which contain information of education and commercial values. Due to the unstructured and semi-structured nature of Web pages and the design idiosyncrasy of Web sites, it is a challenging task to develop digital libraries for organizing and managing digital content from the Web. Web mining research, in its last 10 years, has on the other hand made significant progress in categorizing and extracting content from the Web. In this paper, we represent ontology as a set of concepts and their inter-relationships relevant to some knowledge domain. The knowledge provided by ontology is extremely useful in defining the structure and scope for mining Web content. We will therefore review Web mining and describe the ontology approach to Web mining. The application of these Web mining techniques to digital library systems will also be discussed.

Ee-peng Lim; Aixin Sun

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Classification of SPECT Images of Normal Subjects versus Images of Alzheimer's Disease Patients  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work aims at providing a tool to assist the interpretation of SPECT images for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Our approach is to test classifiers, which uses the intensity values of the images, without any prior information. Such a classifier ...

Jonathan Stoeckel; Grégoire Malandain; Octave Migneco; Pierre Malick Koulibaly; Philippe Robert; Nicholas Ayache; Jacques Darcourt

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

A Quantum Information Retrieval Approach to Memory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As computers approach the physical limits of information storable in memory, new methods will be needed to further improve information storage and retrieval. We propose a quantum inspired vector based approach, which offers a contextually dependent mapping from the subsymbolic to the symbolic representations of information. If implemented computationally, this approach would provide exceptionally high density of information storage, without the traditionally required physical increase in storage capacity. The approach is inspired by the structure of human memory and incorporates elements of Gardenfors' Conceptual Space approach and Humphreys et al.'s matrix model of memory.

Kirsty Kitto; Peter Bruza; Liane Gabora

2013-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

259

U.S. Department of Energy Human Subjects Research Database (HSRD) A model for internal oversight and external transparency  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This poster introduces the Department of Energy (DOE) Human Subjects Research Database (HSRD), which contains information on all Department of Energy research projects involving human subjects that: are funded by DOE; are conducted in DOE facilities; are performed by DOE personnel; include current or former DOE or contract personnel.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

2012-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

260

Feedback and Continuous Improvement Inspection Criteria and Approach - DOE Field Element, December 4, 2012  

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

Subject: Feedback and HS: HSS CRAD 45-21 U.S. Department of Continuous Improvement Rev: 1 Energy Inspection Criteria and Approach Eff. Date: December 4, 2012 - DOE Field Element Office of Safety and ~ Acting Di lector, Oftrce of Safety Emergency Management Evaluations and Emergency Management Evaluations Date: \ ~~ Ll\ \ &.... ~ Page 1 of 15 Criteria Review and Criteria Lead, Feedback and Approach Document Continuous Improvement Inspection Criteria and Approach - DOE Field Element Date: \:}.. \~ \1 a- 1.0 PURPOSE Within the Office of Enforcement and Oversight, the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations' mission is to assess the effectiveness of those environment, safety, and health systems and practices used by field organizations in implementing Integrated Safety

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


261

Worker Safety Training Inpsection Criteria, Approach and Lines of Inquiry, CRAD 64-50  

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

1.0 PURPOSE 1.0 PURPOSE U.S. Department of Subject: Worker Safety Training HS: HSS CRAD 64-50 Inspection Criteria, Approach, Energy Rev: 0 and Lines of Inquiry Eff. Date: 071 1012009 Office of Independent Within the Office of Independent Oversight, the Ofice of Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Evaluations' mission is to assess the performance of environment, safety, and health systems (Integrated Safety Management); programs (Worker Safety and Health Program); and practices. Oversight Criteria Review and Approach Document The focus of this Criteria Review and Approach Document (CRAD) is to evaluate the adequacy of training programs to educate workers on requirements and practices to protect themselves, the public, and the environment fiom the hazards associated with Department of Energy (DOE)

262

Analytical Modeling of Wood Frame Shear Walls Subjected to Vertical Load  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A nonlinear automated parameter fitted analytical model that numerically predicts the load-displacement response of wood frame shear walls subjected to static monotonic loading with and without vertical load is presented. This analytical model referred to as Analytical Model of wood frame SHEar walls subjected to Vertical load (AMSHEV) is based on the kinematic behavior of wood frame shear walls and captures significant characteristics observed from experimental testing through appropriate modeling of three failure mechanisms that can occur within a shear wall under static monotonic load: 1) failure of sheathing-to-framing connectors, 2) failure of vertical studs, and 3) uplift of end studs from bottom sill. Previous models have not accounted for these failure mechanisms as well as the inclusion of vertical load, which has shown to reveal beneficial effects such as increasing the ultimate load capacity and limiting uplift of the wall as noted in experimental tests. Results from the proposed numerical model capture these effects within 7% error of experimental test data even when different magnitudes of vertical load are applied to predict the ultimate load capacity of wood frame shear walls.

Nguyendinh, Hai

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

A Mathematical Model for Predicting the Life of PEM Fuel Cell Membranes Subjected to Hydration Cycling  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Under typical PEM fuel cell operating conditions, part of membrane electrode assembly is subjected to humidity cycling due to variation of inlet gas RH and/or flow rate. Cyclic membrane hydration/dehydration would cause cyclic swelling/shrinking of the unconstrained membrane. In a constrained membrane, it causes cyclic stress resulting in mechanical failure in the area adjacent to the gas inlet. A mathematical modeling framework for prediction of the lifetime of a PEM FC membrane subjected to hydration cycling is developed in this paper. The model predicts membrane lifetime as a function of RH cycling amplitude and membrane mechanical properties. The modeling framework consists of three model components: a fuel cell RH distribution model, a hydration/dehydration induced stress model that predicts stress distribution in the membrane, and a damage accrual model that predicts membrane life-time. Short descriptions of the model components along with overall framework are presented in the paper. The model was used for lifetime prediction of a GORE-SELECT membrane.

S. F. Burlatsky; M. Gummalla; J. O'Neill; V. V. Atrazhev; A. N. Varyukhin; D. V. Dmitriev; N. S. Erikhman

2013-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

264

An evaluation of the leakage potential of a personnel airlock subject to severe accident loads  

SciTech Connect

A systematic investigation of the performance of light water reactor containment buildings subject to severe accident loads must include the consideration of leakage between the sealing surfaces of penetrations. As part of its work on containment integrity for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC), Sandia National Laboratories is developing test validated methods for predicting leakage from mechanical penetrations. The primary emphasis has been on large diameter operable penetrations, such as equipment hatches, personnel airlocks, and drywell heads. Several studies conducted for the USNRC have identified leakage from personnel airlocks as a potentially significant failure mode of containment buildings subject to severe accident loads, including Barnes et al. (1984) and Shackelford et al. (1985). Barnes et al (1984) conducted finite element analyses to predict separation of the sealing surfaces on the door and bulkhead, but they did not consider elevated temperature effects and they did not take credit for the performance of the seal material in calculating leak areas. To the author's knowledge, personnel airlock designs with flat bulkhead/door assemblies and seals have never been tested under severe accident conditions, i.e., elevated temperatures and pressure. This paper will describe preliminary analyses and plans for testing a full-size personnel airlock.

Clauss, D.B.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Development of Approach to Estimate Volume Fraction of Multiphase Material Using Dielectrics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most engineering as well as pavement materials are composites composed of two or more components to obtain a variety of solid properties to support internal and external loading. The composite materials rely on physical or chemical properties and volume fraction of each component. While the properties can be identified easily, the volume fraction is hard to be estimated due to the volumetric variation during the performance in the field. Various test procedures have been developed to measure the volume fractions; however, they depend on subjective determination and judgment. As an alternative, electromagnetic technique using dielectric constant was developed to estimate the volume fraction. Empirical and mechanistic approaches were used to relate the dielectric constant and volume fraction. While the empirical models are not very accurate in all cases, the mechanistic models require assumptions of constituent dielectric constants. For those reasons, the existing approaches might produce less accurate estimate of volume fraction. In this study, a mechanistic-based approach using the self consistent scheme was developed to be applied to multiphase materials. The new approach was based on calibrated dielectric constant of components to improve results without any assumptions. Also, the system identification was used iteratively to solve for dielectric parameters and volume fraction at each step. As the validation performed to verify the viability of the new approach using soil mixture and portland cement concrete, it was found that the approach has produced a significant improvement in the accuracy of the estimated volume fraction.

Lee, Sang Ick

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Effects of a standardized obedience program on approachability and problem behaviors in dogs from rescue shelters  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Improved adoptability is a common goal among rescue shelters. Dogs are more likely to be adopted if they are friendly, mannerly, and approachable. The possibility of improving rescue shelter dogs' behavior through an obedience program has not been examined. We developed an approachability test to determine whether dogs became more approachable during and after a standardized 12-week obedience program. We also quantified jumping behavior and pulling on the leash to measure if these problematic behaviors also improved through training. The subjects consisted of 26 dogs donated to the Triple Crown School for Professional Dog Trainers for one of the 12-week sessions. The approach test was administered six times, at two-week intervals. The tests were videotaped and jumping and pulling behaviors were quantified after testing. Scores for approachability were based on the proximity between the tester and the dog at the end of each test. For the dogs that completed all 12 weeks of the study, contingency analyses were performed for each behavioral measure. Relative to the start of the 12-week training program, the dogs became more approachable (ptraining as a tool for increasing a rescue shelter dog's adoptability and permanence once placed in a home.

Hays, Lauren Denise

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

H. B. Fry, Staff Assistant NJ-, i.4 SUBJECT: DISCUSSION CCSJCERMZIQ THE M  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

' ' : H. B. Fry, Staff Assistant NJ-, i.4 SUBJECT: DISCUSSION CCSJCERMZIQ THE M E W BRUNSWICK UBORAIORY; MONDAY, EOVEKBER 1, '1948 REFER TO SYb5BOLt SA:HBF tu 14-7 2 Those presentr M r. Rodden, Dr. Donovan, Hr. K&lay, Dr. Chadwell, Messrs. Fry, Bslmore and Hill, The purpose of the meeting was to disouss the program and working relationships of the New York Offioe and the laboratory at New Brunswick. There is attached an agenda for the meeting. There was no disagreement on the functiona of the laboratory described by Mr. Belmore as followat 1. To assist the Produotion Division in oontrolling wality of uranium, thori=, beryllium, zirconium metals and oompounds, (or any material assigned to NYOO). (a) By analyzing various raw materials, intermediater and

268

NATIONAL LEAD COMPANY OF OHIO SUBJECT: NOTIFICATION OF PROPOSED OFFSITE OPERATION  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

COMPANY COMPANY OF OHIO SUBJECT: NOTIFICATION OF PROPOSED OFFSITE OPERATION TO: SS Accountability Representative for National Lead Company of Ohio FROM: R. J. Jansen, Metallurgical Department Discussions ore under way concerning work to be done involving SS material at a location that is not under the jurisdiction of an AEC Accountability station. It is requested that AEC approval be obtained to remove this material from the FMPC for the purpose shown below. A copy of all pertinent correspondence is attached. Maximum amount of SS material likely to be shipped lbs net, 60.000 lbs SS To be shipped to: R. K. LeBlond Machine Tool Company Madison & Edwards Roads Cincinnati 8, Ohio For the purpose of evaluating the Carstedt Rapid Boring Machine as a means of boring solid uranium billets for use as

269

TO: FILE GiR FROM: SUBJECT: I OWNER(S) Past: Current:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

3 749 3 749 '*,. .,;L ----.-. _ 5' . iMEMORANDUM TO: FILE GiR FROM: , SUBJECT: I OWNER(S) ------__ Past: ------------------_----~ Current: Owner contacted q yes qnnc; ~~-~~~---------~~--_______ if yes, date contacted 1 ! I TYPE OF OPERATION --~_--___~---_--_ $ Research b Development a Facility Type 1 I 0 Production scale testing 0 Pilot Scale Bench Scale Process Theoretical 'Studies 0 Sample & Analysis G Production E Disposal/Storage 0 Research 0 Uther --------------T------ I T'/PE OF CONTRACT -----------_____ 0 Prime I2 C! Subcontractor Other information (i.e.:, cost q Purchase Order + fixed fee, unit Arice, time 84 material, etr) i ------- 'I ----------------------i__--_ Contract/Purchase Qrdei. W -----------I--k---j----- ~PJKJbL-I @J OWNERSHIP:

270

SUBJECT: Documents Pertaining to Sites Being Evaluated in the Formerly Utilized  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

kJriited States Governmcht DepartGent of Energy kJriited States Governmcht DepartGent of Energy ' -~ ' ---~~~ 1 DATE: JAN 2 4 19% lE$;E EM-421 (IL A. Yilli,ams. 427-1719) SUBJECT: Documents Pertaining to Sites Being Evaluated in the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program I To: E. Osheim, OH - The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) is evaluating the activities of a number of companies which may have been involved with radiological activities for the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) or the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in the early years of the atomic energy program. You previously provided (through Jane Greeowalt) a large volume of records concerning the former Alba Craft Laboratory in Oxford, Ohio. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide feedback on the materials

271

To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: DCPSC Complaint DOE Docket #EO-05-01  

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

Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 6:18 PM To: Mansueti, Lawrence Subject: DCPSC Complaint DOE Docket #EO-05-01 Attached please find our letter regarding the DCPSC complaint that we ask you to please file for consideration in DOE's Docket #EO-05-01. Thank you. Elizabeth Chimento and Poul Hertel 1200 North Pitt Street Alexandria, Virginia November 14, 2005 Joseph T. Kelliher, Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20426 Re: District of Columbia Public Service Commission Emergency Petition and Complaint Docket No. EL05-145-000 Dear Chairman Kelliher: In the continuing dialogue regarding the Potomac River Generating Station, it is

272

Technical Memorandum To: File From: Jim Eidem Subject: Environmental Soil Data, Proposed Turbine Area, UMore Park  

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

Technical Memorandum Technical Memorandum To: File From: Jim Eidem Subject: Environmental Soil Data, Proposed Turbine Area, UMore Park Date: October 1, 2010 Project: 23191060.00 c: Brian Kombrink (Ryan Co.), Janet Dalgleish (UMN), Dan Mielke (UMN), Jeff Marr (UMN), John Wachtler (Barr) Attached is a table summarizing the analytical data from the proposed wind turbine area and a map showing the locations of the test trenches. On May 19, 2010, a total of seventeen soil samples were collected from the original proposed turbine location, turbine laydown area, met tower location, and the area in the immediate vicinity of the met tower. Fourteen of the samples were collected at the ground surface (to evaluate soil disturbed during initial site clearing) and three samples were collected at depth in

273

MEMORANDUM FOR HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORS FROM: SUBJECT: ~~k.__--- SARAH J. B LLA, DIRECTOR  

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

2, 2011 2, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORS FROM: SUBJECT: ~~k.__--- SARAH J. B LLA, DIRECTOR OFFICE OF AN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM #21 FAMILY MEMBERS The Department of Energy has maintained a broad definition for a family member to include "any individual related by blood or affinity whose close association with the employee is the equivalent of a family relationship". This is part of the definition for a family member that is located on page 7 of the DOE Handbook on Leave and Absence. We believe that it is consistent with the current administration's efforts to extend services and benefits to same-sex partners (see the President's June 2, 2010, memorandum at www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-memorandum-extension-benefits-

274

Exact dynamics for optical coherent-state qubits subject to environment noise  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the exact dynamics of optical qubits encoded via coherent states with opposite phases which are interacting with an environment modeled as a collection of simple harmonic oscillators. Making use of a coherent-state path integral formulation, we are able to study memory effects on the dynamics of the coherent-state qubits due to strong environment coupling. We apply this formulation to examine the time evolution of a noisy quantum channel formed by two coherent-state qubits that are subject to uncorrelated local environment noises. In particular, we examine the time evolution of entanglement and maximal teleportation fidelity of the noisy quantum channel and show that at strong coupling, due to large feedback effects from the environment noise, it is possible to maintain a robust quantum channel in the long-time limit if appropriate error-correcting code is applied.

Ming-Jay Yang; Shin-Tza Wu

2013-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

275

Search for neutrons from deuterated palladium subject to high electrical currents  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tritium has been detected evolving from samples of deuteriated palladium wires and powders subject to pulsed high voltage at Los Alamos. They wanted to measure whether these samples were emitting neutrons. The idea of pulsing current through the wires and powders was to drive the deuterium in and out by rapid electrical heating. With promising tritium results in hand, the experiments were prepared at Los Alamos, and then taken to BYU and run in the neutron detector located in a tunnel in Provo canyon under 35 m of rock and dirt overburden. The neutrons detector and sample setup are described. Results including total neutron counts, time distributions, and an indication of the energy distributions are discussed. The results do not provide compelling evidence of neutron production, but are not inconsistent with earlier measurements of neutrons and tritium. Difficulties in explaining the difference in tritium and neutron measurements are also discussed. Plans for further work are presented.

Taylor, S.F. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)]|[Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT (United States); Claytor, T.N.; Tuggle, D.G. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Jones, S.E. [Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Stability analysis of direct contact heat exchangers subject to system perturbations. Final report, Task 2  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report includes a project summary, copies of two papers resulting from the work and the Ph.D. Dissertation of Dr. Mehdi Golafshani entitled, ''Stability of a Direct Contact Heat Exchanger''. Specifically, the work deals with the operational stability of a spray column type heat exchanger subject to disturbances typical of those which can occur for geothermal applications. A computer program was developed to solve the one-dimensional transient two-phase flow problem and it was applied to the design of a spray column. The operation and design of the East Mesa 500kW/sub e/ direct contactor was assessed. It is shown that the heat transfer is governed by the internal resistance of the dispersed phase. In fact, the performance is well-represented by diffusion of heat within the drops. 5 refs.

Jacobs, H.R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

A regularization approach to hydrofacies delineation  

SciTech Connect

We consider an inverse problem of identifying complex internal structures of composite (geological) materials from sparse measurements of system parameters and system states. Two conceptual frameworks for identifying internal boundaries between constitutive materials in a composite are considered. A sequential approach relies on support vector machines, nearest neighbor classifiers, or geostatistics to reconstruct boundaries from measurements of system parameters and then uses system states data to refine the reconstruction. A joint approach inverts the two data sets simultaneously by employing a regularization approach.

Wohlberg, Brendt [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Tartakovsky, Daniel [UNIV OF CALIFORNIA

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Task Force Approach | Department of Energy  

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

Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Results of the ARI Task Force: The purpose of the ARI Task Force is to 1) identify, prioritize, and resolve issues to enable sites and programs to implement revitalization efforts more effectively and 2) to facilitate programmatic incorporation of revitalization concepts into DOE's programmatic business environments. The Task Force must do this through coordinating and facilitating communication and connections, sharing lessons learned, broadening the general knowledge base, facilitating, analyzing problems, developing implementable solutions, and considering and incorporating broader perspectives and knowledge. The success of the Task Force can be evaluated by impacts to the Department upon its completion. These impacts

279

Optimization Online - Stochastic Optimization Approach to Water ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mar 18, 2012 ... Optimization Online. Stochastic Optimization Approach to Water Management in Cooling-Constrained Power Plants. Juan M. Salazar(juan ...

280

A fundamental approach for storage commodity classification  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2.1 Fundamental23] Quintiere, J.G. , Fundamentals of Fire Phenomena. JohnOF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO A Fundamental Approach for Storage

Gollner, Michael J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


281

Introduction to Green & Sustainable Remediation: Three Approaches  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

TO GREEN & SUSTAINABLE REMEDIATION: THREE APPROACHES Dr. Jerry DiCerbo, Office of Sustainability Support (HS-21) June 2013 What is GSR? * Definitions differ among organizations...

282

Modeling Macrosegregation with a Multiphase Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A multiphase approach is used to study the macrosegregation phenomena that ... caused by pore or gas bubble formation, deformation of the solid framework, ...

283

"Approaches to Ultrahigh Efficiency Solar Energy Conversion"...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

"Approaches to Ultrahigh Efficiency Solar Energy Conversion" Webinar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events EFRC News...

284

Modulatory effects of levodopa on cognitive control in young but not in older subjects: A pharmacological fmri study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Older individuals show decline of prefrontal cortex (PFC) functions which may be related to altered dopaminergic neurotransmission. We investigated the effects of aging and dopaminergic stimulation in 15 young and 13 older healthy subjects on the neural ...

Özgür A. Onur; Martina Piefke; Chuh-Hyoun Lie; Christiane M. Thiel; Gereon R. Fink

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Electro jet drilling using hybrid NNGA approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a hybrid neural network and genetic algorithm (NNGA) approach for the multi-response optimization of the electro jet drilling (EJD) process. The approach first uses a neural network model to predict the response parameters of the ... Keywords: Electro jet drilling, Electrochemical machining, Genetic algorithm, Multi-response, Neural network, Optimization

Mohan Sen; H. S. Shan

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

DESCOMP: a new design space exploration approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we introduce a new approach in Design-Space-Exploration (DSE) for non-clustered VLIW architectures. It differs from existing techniques by using a “bottom-up” strategy. While other approaches start with the design of an architecture, ...

Mario Schölzel; Peter Bachmann

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Comparing Two Approaches for Assessing Observation Impact  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Langland and Baker introduced an approach to assess the impact of observations on the forecasts. In that approach, a state-space aspect of the forecast is defined and a procedure is derived ultimately relating changes in the aspect with changes in ...

Ricardo Todling

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Cumulative mass approach for column testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A cumulative mass approach for laboratory column testing using an analytical solution for miscible transport through soil is presented. The cumulative mass approach differs from the more traditional approach for column testing in that the analysis of the measured data is in terms of mass of solute instead of solute concentration. The potential advantages of the cumulative mass approach are: (1) The influence of increment in effluent sample volume on the measured concentrations is removed from consideration; (2) the effluent sampling procedure is less labor-intensive, and therefore potentially more cost-effective; and (3) the retardation factor and effective porosity can be evaluated directly from plots of the test results. A comparison of analyses of measured data based on the cumulative mass approach with the more traditional concentration-based approach indicates slight differences (less than 3%) in the regressed values of the dispersion coefficient and retardation factor. These differences are attributed to greater scatter in the data for the more traditional approach and to slight errors involved in the traditional approach due to plotting the average, incremental concentrations at the pore volumes of flow corresponding to the middle of the sampling interval.

Shackelford, C.D. [Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States)] [Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

A novel mating approach for genetic algorithms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Genetic algorithms typically use crossover, which relies on mating a set of selected parents. As part of crossover, random mating is often carried out. A novel approach to parent mating is presented in this work. Our novel approach can be applied in ... Keywords: Genetic algorithms, mating index, mating strategies, premature convergence, self-adaptive mating

Severino F. Galán; Ole J. Mengshoel; Rafael Pinter

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Requirements Flowdown and Graded Approach to QA  

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

Graded Approach Model and Expectation Graded Approach Model and Expectation Page 1 of 18 Office of Environmental Management And Energy Facility Contractors Group Quality Assurance Improvement Project Plan Project Focus Area Task # and Description Deliverable Project Area 1: Requirements Flow Down Task #1.9 - Complete White Paper covering procurement QA process flow diagram Draft White Paper and Amended Flow Diagram Project Area 4: Graded Approach Implementation Task #4.4 - In coordination with Project Focus Area #1, provide an EM expectation for application of the graded approach to procurement. EM Graded Approach Procedure for Procurements Approvals: Yes/No/NA Project Managers: S. Waisley, D. Tuttel Y Executive Committee: D. Chung, J. Yanek, N. Barker,

291

Is the Standard Monte Carlo Power Iteration Approach the Wrong Approach? Part 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The recent work 'Is the Standard Monte Carlo Power Iteration Approach the Wrong Approach?' speculated that the second eigenfunction could be built using essentially the same 'building brick' approach that obtained the first eigenfunction in LA-UR-12-21928. This note shows that the speculation was at least partially correct, but not complete.

Booth, Thomas E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

292

Properties of DU-10wt%Mo Alloys Subjected to Various Post-Rolling Heat Treatments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mechanical properties of depleted uranium-molybdenum (U-Mo) alloys subjected to different post-processing treatments have been obtained using microhardness, quasi-static tensile tests, and scanning electron microscopy failure analysis. U-Mo alloy foils are currently under investigation for potential fuel conversion of high power research reactors to low enriched uranium fuel. Although mechanical properties take on a secondary effect during irradiation, an understanding of the alloy behavior during fabrication and the effects of irradiation on the integrity of the fuel is essential. In general, the microhardness was insensitive to annealing temperature but decreased with annealing duration. Yield strength, Young’s modulus and ultimate tensile strength improved with both increasing annealing temperature and duration. The failure mode was also insensitive to annealing conditions, but was significantly controlled by the impurity concentration of the alloy, especially carbon. Values obtained from literature are also provided with reasonable agreement based on extrapolation of annealing duration, even though processing conditions and applications were quite different in some instances.

Douglas E. Burkes; Ramprashad Prabhakaran; Thomas Hartmann; Jan-Fong Jue; Francine J. Rice

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF THE BULK TRITIUM SHIPPING PACKAGE SUBJECTED TO CLOSURE TORQUES AND SEQUENTIAL IMPACTS  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents a finite-element technique to simulate the structural responses and to evaluate the cumulative damage of a radioactive material packaging requiring bolt closure-tightening torque and subjected to the scenarios of the Hypothetical Accident Conditions (HAC) defined in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 10 part 71 (10CFR71). Existing finite-element methods for modeling closure stresses from bolt pre-load are not readily adaptable to dynamic analyses. The HAC events are required to occur sequentially per 10CFR71 and thus the evaluation of the cumulative damage is desirable. Generally, each HAC event is analyzed separately and the cumulative damage is partially addressed by superposition. This results in relying on additional physical testing to comply with 10CFR71 requirements for assessment of cumulative damage. The proposed technique utilizes the combination of kinematic constraints, rigid-body motions and structural deformations to overcome some of the difficulties encountered in modeling the effect of cumulative damage. This methodology provides improved numerical solutions in compliance with the 10CFR71 requirements for sequential HAC tests. Analyses were performed for the Bulk Tritium Shipping Package (BTSP) designed by Savannah River National Laboratory to demonstrate the applications of the technique. The methodology proposed simulates the closure bolt torque preload followed by the sequential HAC events, the 30-foot drop and the 30-foot dynamic crush. The analytical results will be compared to the package test data.

Wu, T; Paul Blanton, P; Kurt Eberl, K

2007-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

294

Elastic-plastic strain acceptance criterion for structures subject to rapidly applied transient dynamic loading  

SciTech Connect

Rapidly applied transient dynamic loads produce stresses and deflections in structures that typically exceed those from static loading conditions. Previous acceptance criteria for structures designed for rapidly applied transient dynamic loading limited stresses to those determined from elastic analysis. Different stress limits were established for different grades of structure depending upon the amount of permanent set considered acceptable. Structure allowed to sustain very limited permanent set is designed to stress limits not significantly greater than yield stress. Greater permanent set in structure under rapidly applied transient dynamic loading conditions is permitted by establishing stress limits that are significantly greater than yield stress but still provide adequate safety margin (with respect to failure). This paper presents a strain-based elastic-plastic (i.e., inelastic) analysis criterion developed as an alternative to the more conservative stress-based elastic analysis stress criterion for structures subjected to rapidly applied transient dynamic loading. The strain limits established are based on a fraction of the strain at ultimate stress obtained from an engineering stress/strain curve of the material. Strains limits are categorized by type as membrane or surface and by region as general, local, or concentrated. The application of the elastic-plastic criterion provides a more accurate, less conservative design/analysis basis for structures than that used in elastic stress-based analysis criteria, while still providing adequate safety margins.

Solonick, W. [Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT (United States)

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Elastic-Plastic Strain Acceptance Criteria for Structures Subject to Rapidly Applied Transient Dynamic Loading  

SciTech Connect

Rapidly applied transient dynamic loads produce stresses and deflections in structures that typically exceed those from static loading conditions. Previous acceptance criteria for structures designed for rapidly applied transient dynamic loading limited stresses to those determined from elastic analysis. Different stress limits were established for different grades of structure depending upon the amount of permanent set considered acceptable. Structure allowed to sustain very limited permanent set is designed to stress limits not significantly greater than yield stress. Greater permanent set in structure under rapidly applied transient dynamic loading conditions is permitted by establishing stress limits that are significantly greater than yield stress but still provide adequate safety margin (with respect to failure). This paper presents a strain-based elastic-plastic (i.e., inelastic) analysis criterion developed as an alternative to the more conservative stress-based elastic analysis stress criterion for structures subjected to rapidly applied transient dynamic loading. The strain limits established are based on material ductility considerations only and are set as a fraction of the strain at ultimate stress obtained from an engineering stress/strain curve of the material. Strains limits are categorized by type as membrane or surface and by region as general, local , or concentrated. The application of the elastic-plastic criterion provides a more accurate, less conservative design/analysis basis for structures than that used in elastic stress-based analysis criteria, while still providing adequate safety margins.

W.R. Solonick

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

STRUCTURAL ANALYSES OF FUEL CASKS SUBJECTED TO BOLT PRELOAD, INTERNAL PRESSURE AND SEQUENTIAL DYNAMIC IMPACTS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Large fuel casks subjected to the combined loads of closure bolt tightening, internal pressure and sequential dynamic impacts present challenges when evaluating their performance in the Hypothetical Accident Conditions (HAC) specified in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 10 Part 71 (10CFR71). Testing is often limited by cost, difficulty in preparing test units and the limited availability of facilities which can carry out such tests. In the past, many casks were evaluated without testing by using simplified analytical methods. In addition, there are no realistic analyses of closure bolt stresses for HAC conditions reported in the open literature. This paper presents a numerical technique for analyzing the accumulated damages of a large fuel cask caused by the sequential loads of the closure bolt tightening and the internal pressure as well as the drop and crash dynamic loads. The bolt preload and the internal pressure are treated as quasi-static loads so that the finite element method with explicit numerical integration scheme based on the theory of wave propagation can be applied. The dynamic impacts with short durations such as the 30-foot drop and the 40-inch puncture for the hypothetical accident conditions specified in 10CFR71 are also analyzed by using the finite-element method with explicit numerical integration scheme.

Wu, T

2009-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

297

www.cosc.brocku.ca Subject-Based File-Link System for the Web  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The system described in this paper is a kind of directory system designed for organizing files on the Internet based on subjects and for sharing information among a group of people. The system consists of a server program and a client-side browser. The server program is a module of an Apache web server while the client-side browser is a web page with functions enabled by JavaScript. The system creates XML files, each of which acts as a node in a logical tree structure and stores them on the server. The node represents a directory or a file of the tree structure. The system can be used by a small to medium group of people who want to share an information specific for the group or it can be used to organize web documents as a private directory collection. 1. Introduction, Many users of the Internet perceive it as a large collection of information- a kind of on-line encyclopedia. It stores an enormous amount of almost every category of information. To make it available, search engines and directory systems were developed. While a lot of research was done on faster and more efficient search algorithms, the methods of organizing and sharing

Tomoharu Arakawa; Jerzy A. Barchanski; Tomoharu Arakawa; Jerzy A. Barchanski

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Joint Shear Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Connections subjected to Seismic Lateral Loading  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of excellence in research and education that has contributed greatly to the state-of-the-art in civil engineering. Completed in 1967 and extended in 1971, the structural testing area of the laboratory has a versatile strong-floor/wall and a three-story clear height that can be used to carry out a wide range of tests of building materials, models, and structural systems. The laboratory is named for Dr. Nathan M. Newmark, an internationally known educator and engineer, who was the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois [1956-73] and the Chair of the Digital Computing Laboratory [1947-57]. He developed simple, yet powerful and widely used, methods for analyzing complex structures and assemblages subjected to a variety of static, dynamic, blast, and earthquake loadings. Dr. Newmark received numerous honors and awards for his achievements, including the prestigious National Medal of Science awarded in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He was also one of the founding members of the National Academy of Engineering.

Jaehong Kim; James M. Lafave

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Quantitative analysis of damage in PBX 9501 subjected to a linear thermal gradient  

SciTech Connect

We have conducted a series of experiments in which a cylinder of PBX 9501 is placed in a specially designed fixture with each end fixed at a different temperature. This arrangement sets up a thermal gradient in the explosive that is carefully controlled and maintained for a specified amount of time. This configuration has a number of advantages over thermally damaging separate pieces at a series of different temperatures, the principal one being that damage in this experiment is a continuous function of position. This makes analysis and distinction of regions easier and more straightforward. For the experiments reported in this paper, the explosive samples have been subjected to a series of different analysis techniques. We have used polarized light microscopy, physical adsorption, Raman spectroscopy, and small angle neutron and x-ray scattering in an attempt to characterize the particle morphology, porosity distribution, crack and void formation, and chemical state as a function of thermal treatment. While not all of the efforts were informative, the data clearly show trends and form a basis for understanding the effects of thermal damage on explosive behavior.

Asay, B. W. (Blaine W.); Henson, B. F. (Bryan F.); Peterson, P. D. (Paul D.); Mang, J. T. (Joseph T.); Smilowitz, L. B. (Laura B.); Dickson, P. M. (Peter M.)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Transient performance of substation grounding systems subjected to lightning and similar surge currents  

SciTech Connect

The frequency and time domain performance of a typical substation grounding system subjected to a lightning strike is described and discussed. The computed scalar potentials, electric fields and magnetic fields are presented graphically as a function of spatial coordinate, as a function of time and as a function of both. It is believed that these detailed results have not been published before. First, a double exponential lightning surge current is injected into the center of a square ground grid. This same surge current is then injected at one corner of the grid. The response of the grounding system to the frequency domain electromagnetic spectrum of this signal is computed by a frequency domain electromagnetic field analysis software package. Once all the frequency responses have been computed, the temporal and spatial distributions of the electromagnetic fields inside and near the substation are obtained by an inverse Fourier transformation of all these responses. The results are compared with some well known low frequency results and to recent published work in this area. These results indicate that the performance of the grounding system is significantly dependent on frequency and on the point of impact of the lightning strike.

Xiong, W.; Dawalibi, F.P. (Safe Engineering Services Technologies Ltd., Montreal, Quebec (Canada))

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


301

Study of detonation process: numerical approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is based on non-linear finite element analysis of the effects of the blast wave on structures, caused by the detonation of explosive materials. Dynamic response of a pipeline subjected to the shock wave produced by the detonation of high explosive ... Keywords: blast, coupling, explosive, numerical analysis, pipeline, safety

Jerzy Malachowski

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Diploma Thesis Optimal Operation of a Hydroelectric Power System Subject to Stochastic Inflows and Load  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Optimal scheduling of hydro-thermal power plants is crucial for economical electricity production. In this diploma thesis, a stochastic programming approach is used to find optimal scheduling policies in terms of minimal production cost. Stochasticity from water inflows and energy load is included in the model. The problems are approximated by the Sample Average Approximation (SAA) method and solved using a nested decomposition procedure. The precision of the solution is assessed in terms of confidence bounds computed with help of the SAA samples. Acknowledgments I would like to thank my supervisor Kristian Nolde and Andreas Poncet from ABB Corporate Research for the challenging discussion about the modelling problem. I owe many thanks to Jonas Nart, who gave mindful criticism and pointed out many inconsistencies during the writing of this thesis. Of course, any deficiencies are completely

Markus Uhr; Supervisor Kristian Nolde; Prof Dr; M. Morari

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Quantum information processing at the cellular level. Euclidean approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Application of quantum principles to living cells requires a new approximation of the full quantum mechanical description of intracellular dynamics. We discuss what principal elements any such good approximation should contain. As one such element, the notion of "Catalytic force" Cf is introduced. Cf is the effect of the molecular target of catalysis on the catalytic microenvironment that adjusts the microenvironment towards a state that facilitates the catalytic act. This phenomenon is experimentally testable and has an intriguing implication for biological organization and evolution, as it amounts to "optimization without natural selection of replicators". Unlike the statistical-mechanical approaches to self-organization, the Cf principle does not encounter the problem of "tradeoff between stability and complexity" at the level of individual cell. Physically, the Cf is considered as a harmonic-like force of reaction, which keeps the state of the cell close to the ground state, defined here as a state where enzymatic acts work most efficiently. Ground state is subject to unitary evolution, and serves as a starting point in a general strategy of quantum description of intracellular processes, termed here "Euclidean approach". The next step of this strategy is transition from the description of ground state to that one of growing state, and we suggest how it can be accomplished using arguments from the fluctuation-dissipation theorem. Finally, given that the most reliable and informative observable of an individual cell is the sequence of its genome, we propose that the non-classical correlations between individual molecular events at the single cell level could be easiest to detect using high throughput DNA sequencing.

Vasily Ogryzko

2009-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

304

Evaluating Model Abstractions: A Quantitative Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An \\evaluation " approach devised for an inductive reasoning system called Logic-based Discrete-event Inductive Reasoner is the focus of this paper. The underlying inductive reasoning methodology utilizes abstractions as its primary means to deal with lack ofknowledge. Based on abstractions and their treatments as assumptions, the Logic-based Discrete-event Inductive Reasoning system allows non-monotonic predictions. The evaluation approach takes into account explicitly the role of abstractions employed in non-monotonically derived multiple predictions. These predictions are ranked according to the type and number of abstractions used. The proposed evaluation approach is also discussed in relation to the dichotomy of model validation and simulation correctness.

Hessam S. Sarjoughian; Bernard P. Zeigler; Francois E. Cellier

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Structural analysis of porous rock reservoirs subjected to conditions of compressed air energy storage  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Investigations are described which were performed to assess the structural behavior of porous rock compressed air energy storage (CAES) reservoirs subjected to loading conditions of temperature and pressure felt to be typical of such an operation. Analyses performed addressed not only the nominal or mean reservoir response but also the cyclic response due to charge/discharge operation. The analyses were carried out by assuming various geometrical and material related parameters of a generic site. The objective of this study was to determine the gross response of a generic porous reservoir. The site geometry for this study assumed a cylindrical model 122 m in dia and 57 m high including thicknesses for the cap, porous, and base rock formations. The central portion of the porous zone was assumed to be at a depth of 518 m and at an initial temperature of 20/sup 0/C. Cyclic loading conditions of compressed air consisted of pressure values in the range of 4.5 to 5.2 MPa and temperature values between 143 and 204/sup 0/C.Various modes of structural behavior were studied. These response modes were analyzed using loading conditions of temperature and pressure (in the porous zone) corresponding to various operational states during the first year of simulated site operation. The results of the structural analyses performed indicate that the most severely stressed region will likely be in the wellbore vicinity and hence highly dependent on the length of and placement technique utilized in the well production length. Analyses to address this specific areas are currently being pursued.

Friley, J.R.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Whole Building Design Approach | Department of Energy  

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

Design Approach Design Approach Whole Building Design Approach October 16, 2013 - 5:17pm Addthis Picture of a Spanish-style building with xeriscape, including palm trees. Camp Pendleton's temporary lodging facility was constructed from 20% recycled materials and will be 100% recyclable upon its distant demolition. The four-story South Mesa Lodge also received one of the U.S. Green Building Council's highest energy efficiency ratings, saving more than 30% percent of water, lighting, and overall utility usage. As defined by the Whole Building Design Guide, the goal of whole building design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases. Whole building design has proven to help:

307

An Integrated Approach to Building Operation  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

An Integrated Approach to Building Operation An Integrated Approach to Building Operation Speaker(s): David E. Claridge Date: April 16, 1999 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Richard Sextro Buildings systems have historically been over-sized to minimize contractor/designer call-backs. It is widely recognized that this over-sizing leads to excessive chiller and boiler cycling with an attendant reduction in efficiency. The same design approach routinely leads to reduced efficiencies throughout the building systems. The same mentality pervades the operation of building systems. This customarily increases utility costs by at least 20%. This presentation will present specific examples of the deleterious effects of the "more is better" approach by examining the impact of too much differential pressure across a control

308

Perspectives on Global Change: the TARGETS Approach  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Perspectives on Global Change: the TARGETS Approach Perspectives on Global Change: the TARGETS Approach Speaker(s): Bert DeVries Date: February 6, 1998 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Richard Sextro TARGETS is a simulation model designed to help explore the future of the world innovatively and to search for adequate operationalization of the concept of sustainable development. It incorporates a unique approach to the study of long-term global change and sustainability issues. The model is distinguished by its treatment of uncertainties through explicit formulation of cultural perspectives on controversial issues, and by its inclusion of a visualisation tool to enable transparent and interactive presentation of scenario analyses. TARGETS embodies an interdisciplinary approach, deals explictly with both physical and socio-economic

309

Security Patterns: Comparing Modeling Approaches Armstrong NHLABATSI  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Security Patterns: Comparing Modeling Approaches Armstrong NHLABATSI ** , Arosha BANDARA the challenges of developing secure software systems remains an active research area in software engineering. Current research efforts have resulted in the documentation of recurring security problems as security

Jurjens, Jan

310

Radioactive Waste Management, Inspection Criteria; Approach,...  

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

include the applicable elements identified in the specific waste-type chapters of DOE M 435.1-1; and be developed using the graded approach process? Has a process been...

311

A precise computational approach to knowledge  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The seminal work of Goldwasser, Micali and Rackoff put forward a computational approach to knowledge in interactive systems, providing the foundation of modern Cryptography. Their notion bounds the knowledge of a player ...

Pass, Rafael (Rafael Nat Josef)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Multidelity approaches for design under uncertainty  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Uncertainties are present in many engineering applications and it is important to account for their effects during engineering design to achieve robust and reliable systems. One approach is to represent uncertainties as ...

Ng, Leo Wai-Tsun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Amazing variational approach to chemical reactions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this letter we analyse an amazing variational approach to chemical reactions. Our results clearly show that the variational expressions are unsuitable for the analysis of empirical data obtained from chemical reactions.

Fernández, Francisco M

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Econometric structural models : a model selection approach.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Using a model selection approach, this thesis proposes a constructive data-and-theory-combined procedure to identify model structures in the framework of a linear simultaneous equations system… (more)

Chen, Pu

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Fluidic electrodynamics: Approach to electromagnetic propulsion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report on a new methodological approach to electrodynamics based on a fluidic viewpoint. We develop a systematic approach establishing analogies between physical magnitudes and isomorphism (structure-preserving mappings) between systems of equations. This methodological approach allows us to give a general expression for the hydromotive force, thus re-obtaining the Navier-Stokes equation departing from the appropriate electromotive force. From this ground we offer a fluidic approach to different kinds of issues with interest in propulsion, e.g., the force exerted by a charged particle on a body carrying current; the magnetic force between two parallel currents; the Magnus's force. It is shown how the intermingle between the fluid vector fields and electromagnetic fields leads to new insights on their dynamics. The new concepts introduced in this work suggest possible applications to electromagnetic (EM) propulsion devices and the mastery of the principles of producing electric fields of required configuration in plasma medium.

Martins, Alexandre A.; Pinheiro, Mario J. [Institute for Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion and Instituto Superior Tecnico Lisboa, Portugal 351.1.21.841.92.43 (Portugal); Department of Physics and Institute for Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion and Instituto Superior Tecnico Lisboa, Portugal 351.1.21.841.93.22 (Portugal)

2009-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

316

A Bayesian approach to feed reconstruction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, we developed a Bayesian approach to estimate the detailed composition of an unknown feedstock in a chemical plant by combining information from a few bulk measurements of the feedstock in the plant along ...

Conjeevaram Krishnakumar, Naveen Kartik

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Another Approach to Forecasting Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The skill of a medium-range numerical forecast can fluctuate widely from day to day. Providing an a priori estimate of the skill of the forecast is therefore important. Existing approaches include Monte Carlo Forecasting and Lagged Average ...

W. Y. Chen

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

An Alternative Approach to Nonhydrostatic Modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An alternative approach to the design of nonhydrostatic numerical weather prediction (NWP) models is presented. Instead of extending mesoscale nonhydrostatic modeling concepts to the synoptic scales and beyond, a hydrostatic NWP model using the ...

Z. I. Janjic; J. P. Gerrity Jr.; S. Nickovic

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Requirements Flowdown and Graded Approach to QA  

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

This document provides the method for applying a graded approach to procurement activities across Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management (EM).  The document is to be used by EM...

320

A probabilistic approach to spectral unmixing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present a statistical approach to spectral unmixing with unknown endmember spectra and unknown illuminant power spectrum. The method presented here is quite general in nature, being applicable to settings in which sub-pixel information ...

Cong Phuoc Huynh; Antonio Robles-Kelly

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


321

Two computational approaches for creating Chinese painting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis two computational approaches for creating Chinese painting are developed. The first approach uses an expressive paint tool that enables anyone to paint 2D Chinese paintings in real-time. The realistic rendering of paint strokes is achieved by creating a software model that mimics real ink and brushes. The input devices are a pressure-sensitive pen and tablet. This interface design is similar to painting with a real brush on paper. The second approach uses procedural shaders and commercially available 3D modeling and animation packages to create the look of ink on paper. This approach facilitates the efficient production of 3D Chinese painting animations as well as the ability to create stereoscopic Chinese paintings.

Chan, Ching

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Combinatorial Approaches for Hydrogen Storage Materials (presentation)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

approaches for approaches for hydrogen storage materials Leonid Bendersky Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory NIST, Gaithersburg MD Contributors: G. Downing, E. Mackey, R. Paul, R. Greenberg (NIST:CSTL); L. Cook, M. Green (NIST:MSEL) R. Cavicchi (NIST:CSTL); I. Takeuchi, H. Oguchi (UMd) Two Main Challenges to Combinatorial Analysis of Hydrogen Storage Materials Design and fabrication of appropriate materials libraries Rapid, quantitative measurements of hydrogenation

323

An Approach to Evaluating Equipment Efficiency Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978 authorized studies of several types of industrial equipment to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of labeling rules and minimum energy efficiency standards. An approach to the evaluation of these and related policy options is under development. The approach includes equipment classification and characterization, market characterization, and the subsequent evaluation of effectiveness and costs of the policy options. Technical, economic, and marketing data obtained with the cooperation of industrial groups, such of policy impacts.

Newsom, D. E.; Evans, A. R.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

A Bayesian approach to chiral extrapolations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The determination of low-energy constants from data is an important component of most effective field theory programs, including that of chiral perturbation theory. We propose a novel method based on Bayesian probability theory which allows us to address several shortcomings of the standard approach to parameter extraction. Using a toy-model we argue that the Bayesian approach is ideally suited for the application in effective field theories. We also discuss the application to lattice QCD data.

Matthias R. Schindler; Daniel R. Phillips

2009-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

325

Exploring the Fast Ignition Approach to Fusion Energy  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Probably the most famous equation in physics is Einstein's E=mc{sup 2}, which was contained within his fifth and final paper that was published in 1905. It is this relationship between energy ( E) and mass ( m) that the fusion process exploits to generate energy. When two isotopes of hydrogen (normally Deuterium and Tritium (DT)) fuse they form helium and a neutron. In this process some of the mass of the hydrogen is converted into energy. In the fast ignition approach to fusion a large driver (such as the NIF laser) is used to compress the DT fuel to extremely high densities and then is ''sparked'' by a high intensity, short-pulse laser. The short-pulse laser energy is converted to an electron beam, which then deposits its energy in the DT fuel. The energy of the electrons in this beam is so large that the electron's mass is increased according to Einstein theory of relativity. Understanding the transport of this relativistic electron beam is critical to the success of fast ignition and is the subject of this poster.

Town, R J; Chung, H; Cottrill, L A; Foord, M; Hatchett, S P; Key, M H; Langdon, A B; Lasinski, B F; Lund, S; Mackinnon, A J; McCandless, B C; Patel, P K; Sharp, W L; Snavely, R A; Still, C H; Tabak, M

2005-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

326

Report on {open_quotes}inspection of human subject research in intelligence and intelligence-related projects{close_quotes}  

SciTech Connect

Executive Order 12333, {open_quotes}United States Intelligence Activities,{close_quotes} (1) designates the Department`s intelligence element as a member of the Intelligence Community, and (2) states that no agency within the Intelligence community shall sponsor, contract for or conduct research on human subjects except in accordance with guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Federal policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, which was based on Department of Health and Human Services regulations, was promulgated in Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 745 by the Department of Energy. The purpose of this inspection was to review the internal control procedures used by the Office of Nonproliferation and National Security to manage selected intelligence and intelligence-related projects that involve human subject research.

NONE

1996-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

327

Analytical Approach to Eigen-Emittance Evolution in Storage Rings  

SciTech Connect

This dissertation develops the subject of beam evolution in storage rings with nearly uncoupled symplectic linear dynamics. Linear coupling and dissipative/diffusive processes are treated perturbatively. The beam distribution is assumed Gaussian and a function of the invariants. The development requires two pieces: the global invariants and the local stochastic processes which change the emittances, or averages of the invariants. A map based perturbation theory is described, providing explicit expressions for the invariants near each linear resonance, where small perturbations can have a large effect. Emittance evolution is determined by the damping and diffusion coefficients. The discussion is divided into the cases of uniform and non-uniform stochasticity, synchrotron radiation an example of the former and intrabeam scattering the latter. For the uniform case, the beam dynamics is captured by a global diffusion coefficient and damping decrement for each eigen-invariant. Explicit expressions for these quantities near coupling resonances are given. In many cases, they are simply related to the uncoupled values. Near a sum resonance, it is found that one of the damping decrements becomes negative, indicating an anti-damping instability. The formalism is applied to a number of examples, including synchrobetatron coupling caused by a crab cavity, a case of current interest where there is concern about operation near half integer {nu}{sub x}. In the non-uniform case, the moment evolution is computed directly, which is illustrated through the example of intrabeam scattering. Our approach to intrabeam scattering damping and diffusion has the advantage of not requiring a loosely-defined Coulomb Logarithm. It is found that in some situations there is a small difference between our results and the standard approaches such as Bjorken-Mtingwa, which is illustrated by comparison of the two approaches and with a measurement of Au evolution in RHIC. Finally, in combining IBS with the global invariants some general statements about IBS equilibrium can be made. Specifically, it is emphasized that no such equilibrium is possible in a non-smooth lattice, even below transition. Near enough to a synchrobetatron coupling resonance, it is found that even for a smooth ring, no IBS equilibrium occurs.

Nash, Boaz; /SLAC

2006-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

328

Subject information in this book is accurate as of June 1, 2012. Updated information is available at http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in the subject information section. (New) following the subject number and title indicates a subject that is new Spring: G. Kocur, C. Cassa 1.007 EES-Lab: Engineering for Environment and Sustainability (New) Prereq and natural environments, with a focus on design of novel solutions to grand challenges related to energy

Entekhabi, Dara

329

Circuit Breaker Reference Book: Proposed Development Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Utilities have been maintaining circuit breakers reliably for many years. However, the aging breaker population and the more recent adaptation of analytical asset management techniques, coupled with a challenging business environment and a decline in available subject matter expertise, have made the task more difficult.Through more than two decades of research and development, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has amassed a large knowledge base of information on high-voltage ...

2013-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

330

Market-Based Valuation of Coal Generation and Coal R&D in the U.S. Electric Sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The payoff from accelerated research and development (R&D) in coal generation technology could be enormous, over $300-$1,300 billion. The prime beneficiary is the power-consuming public. This conclusion is supported by a comprehensive quantitative analysis of the U.S. electric sector. Cosponsored by LCG Consulting, this study provides a large-scale financial, technical, and operational analysis of the electric sector, applying techniques of modern business analysis at an unprecedented scale.

2002-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

331

Market-Based Valuation of New Coal-Fired Generation: Case Studies of Investment Risk and Profitability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural gas turbine technology has dominated new generation capacity additions in the United States, yet several years of unexpectedly high natural gas prices are driving interest in alternatives. This report uses case studies of new coal-fired generation to address the question of whether coal can be a good choice for the private investor. The studies give great detail on possible coal plants in Texas and some guidance on possible projects in Virginia, Ohio, and Indiana. The studies provide a comprehens...

2003-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

332

Voluntary compliance with market-based environment poliy [sic] : evidence from the U.S. acid rain program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The U.S. acid rain program, Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, is a pioneering experience in environmental regulation by setting a market for electric utility emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and by including ...

Montero, Juan Pablo

333

Different approaches to estimating transition costs in the electric- utility industry  

SciTech Connect

The term ``transition costs`` describes the potential revenue shortfall (or welfare loss) a utility (or other actor) may experience through government-initiated deregulation of electricity generation. The potential for transition costs arises whenever a regulated industry is subject to competitive market forces as a result of explicit government action. Federal and state proposals to deregulate electricity generation sparked a national debate on transition costs in the electric-utility industry. Industry-wide transition cost estimates range from about $20 billion to $500 billion. Such disparate estimates raise important questions on estimation methods for decision makers. This report examines different approaches to estimating transition costs. The study has three objectives. First, we discuss the concept of transition cost. Second, we identify the major cost categories included in transition cost estimates and summarize the current debate on which specific costs are appropriately included in these estimates. Finally, we identify general and specific estimation approaches and assess their strengths and weaknesses. We relied primarily on the evidentiary records established at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission to identify major cost categories and specific estimation approaches. We also contacted regulatory commission staffs in ten states to ascertain estimation activities in each of these states. We refined a classification framework to describe and assess general estimation options. We subsequently developed and applied criteria to describe and assess specific estimation approaches proposed by federal regulators, state regulators, utilities, independent power companies, and consultants.

Baxter, L.W.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

HUMAN SUBJECT RESEARCH INVOLVING SPECIAL SUBJECT POPULATIONS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, April 18, 1979. While there are legitimate ethical concerns whenever vulnerable populations are studied of which are intended to be submitted later to, or held for inspection by, the Food and Drug Administration

Sibille, Etienne

335

Nonlinear power flow control applications to conventional generator swing equations subject to variable generation.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the swing equations for renewable generators are formulated as a natural Hamiltonian system with externally applied non-conservative forces. A two-step process referred to as Hamiltonian Surface Shaping and Power Flow Control (HSSPFC) is used to analyze and design feedback controllers for the renewable generator system. This formulation extends previous results on the analytical verification of the Potential Energy Boundary Surface (PEBS) method to nonlinear control analysis and design and justifies the decomposition of the system into conservative and non-conservative systems to enable a two-step, serial analysis and design procedure. In particular, this approach extends the work done by developing a formulation which applies to a larger set of Hamiltonian Systems that has Nearly Hamiltonian Systems as a subset. The results of this research include the determination of the required performance of a proposed Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS)/storage device to enable the maximum power output of a wind turbine while meeting the power system constraints on frequency and phase. The FACTS/storage device is required to operate as both a generator and load (energy storage) on the power system in this design. The Second Law of Thermodynamics is applied to the power flow equations to determine the stability boundaries (limit cycles) of the renewable generator system and enable design of feedback controllers that meet stability requirements while maximizing the power generation and flow to the load. Necessary and sufficient conditions for stability of renewable generators systems are determined based on the concepts of Hamiltonian systems, power flow, exergy (the maximum work that can be extracted from an energy flow) rate, and entropy rate.

Robinett, Rush D., III; Wilson, David Gerald

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

An express analysis of the term vocabulary of a subject area: the dynamics of change over time  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Rapid quantitative monitoring of subject area (catalysis) term-base change dynamics over time by analysis of representative collections of texts with a known time reference was developed and tested. An L-gram representation of texts followed ... Keywords: L-gram text analysis, catalysis, development trends, dynamics of changes over time, filtration, term vocabularies (glossaries)

V. D. Gusev; N. V. Salomatina; A. O. Kuzmin; V. N. Parmon

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

The dynamic stability of a rotating pre-twisted asymmetric cross-section blade subjected to lateral parametric excitation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The dynamic stability of a pre-twisted rotating blade having asymmetric aerofoil cross-section subjected to lateral parametric excitation is studied by using the finite element method. The Bernoulli-Euler theory is employed in the analysis. Solutions ... Keywords: asymmetric, coupling, dynamic stability, lateral, pretwist, rotating

Mustafa Sabuncu; Kaan Evran

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

On the three-dimensional instability of a swirling, annular, inviscid liquid sheet subject to unequal gas velocities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the increased surface area for interaction between the gas and the liquid. Many practical atomizers, includingOn the three-dimensional instability of a swirling, annular, inviscid liquid sheet subject to unequal gas velocities Mahesh V. Panchagnula, Paul E. Sojka,a) and Philip J. Santangelo Thermal Sciences

Panchagnula, Mahesh

339

Extent of surface regions near corner points of notched cracked bodies subjected to mode-I loading  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the present paper, the extent of surface regions in cracked bodies subjected to mode-I loading was examined, which is important for a proper definition of finite element meshes. Different specimen geometries with and without lateral notches, representative ... Keywords: Crack shape evolution, Extent of surface region, Fatigue crack growth, Finite element method, Stress triaxiality

R. Branco; F. V. Antunes; L. C. H. Ricardo; J. D. Costa

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Free Volume Evolution in Metallic Glasses Subjected to Mechanical Deformation Qi-Kai Li1;2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Free Volume Evolution in Metallic Glasses Subjected to Mechanical Deformation Qi-Kai Li1;2 and Mo of Sciences, Beijing 100080, P. R. China We define the Turnbull-Cohen free volume as the critical excess of the Voronoi volume of an atom less its core volume. Using molecular dynamics simulation we calculated the free

Li, Mo

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


341

Generation of a suite of 3D computer-generated breast phantoms from a limited set of human subject data  

SciTech Connect

Purpose: The authors previously reported on a three-dimensional computer-generated breast phantom, based on empirical human image data, including a realistic finite-element based compression model that was capable of simulating multimodality imaging data. The computerized breast phantoms are a hybrid of two phantom generation techniques, combining empirical breast CT (bCT) data with flexible computer graphics techniques. However, to date, these phantoms have been based on single human subjects. In this paper, the authors report on a new method to generate multiple phantoms, simulating additional subjects from the limited set of original dedicated breast CT data. The authors developed an image morphing technique to construct new phantoms by gradually transitioning between two human subject datasets, with the potential to generate hundreds of additional pseudoindependent phantoms from the limited bCT cases. The authors conducted a preliminary subjective assessment with a limited number of observers (n= 4) to illustrate how realistic the simulated images generated with the pseudoindependent phantoms appeared. Methods: Several mesh-based geometric transformations were developed to generate distorted breast datasets from the original human subject data. Segmented bCT data from two different human subjects were used as the 'base' and 'target' for morphing. Several combinations of transformations were applied to morph between the 'base' and 'target' datasets such as changing the breast shape, rotating the glandular data, and changing the distribution of the glandular tissue. Following the morphing, regions of skin and fat were assigned to the morphed dataset in order to appropriately assign mechanical properties during the compression simulation. The resulting morphed breast was compressed using a finite element algorithm and simulated mammograms were generated using techniques described previously. Sixty-two simulated mammograms, generated from morphing three human subject datasets, were used in a preliminary observer evaluation where four board certified breast radiologists with varying amounts of experience ranked the level of realism (from 1 ='fake' to 10 ='real') of the simulated images. Results: The morphing technique was able to successfully generate new and unique morphed datasets from the original human subject data. The radiologists evaluated the realism of simulated mammograms generated from the morphed and unmorphed human subject datasets and scored the realism with an average ranking of 5.87 {+-} 1.99, confirming that overall the phantom image datasets appeared more 'real' than 'fake.' Moreover, there was not a significant difference (p > 0.1) between the realism of the unmorphed datasets (6.0 {+-} 1.95) compared to the morphed datasets (5.86 {+-} 1.99). Three of the four observers had overall average rankings of 6.89 {+-} 0.89, 6.9 {+-} 1.24, 6.76 {+-} 1.22, whereas the fourth observer ranked them noticeably lower at 2.94 {+-} 0.7. Conclusions: This work presents a technique that can be used to generate a suite of realistic computerized breast phantoms from a limited number of human subjects. This suite of flexible breast phantoms can be used for multimodality imaging research to provide a known truth while concurrently producing realistic simulated imaging data.

Hsu, Christina M. L. [Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 and Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Palmeri, Mark L. [Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 (United States); Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710 (United States); Segars, W. Paul [Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710 (United States); Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 (United States); Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Veress, Alexander I. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 (United States); Dobbins, James T. III [Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710 (United States); Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 (United States); Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Department of Physics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 (United States)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

342

A new clustering approach and its application to BBL placement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new approach for clustering applied to Building Block placement is presented. Unlike traditional approaches, which only consider local factors such as connectivity and shape matching of blocks in a cluster, our approach (called the GAC method) not ...

M. Y. Yu; X. L. Hong; Y. E. Lien; Z. Z. Ma; J. G. Bo; W. J. Zhuang

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Radioactive Contraband Detection: A Bayesian Approach  

SciTech Connect

Radionuclide emissions from nuclear contraband challenge both detection and measurement technologies to capture and record each event. The development of a sequential Bayesian processor incorporating both the physics of gamma-ray emissions and the measurement of photon energies offers a physics-based approach to attack this challenging problem. It is shown that a 'physics-based' structure can be used to develop an effective detection technique, but also motivates the implementation of this approach using or particle filters to enhance and extract the required information.

Candy, J; Breitfeller, E; Guidry, B; Manatt, D; Sale, K; Chambers, D; Axelrod, M; Meyer, A

2009-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

344

Three approaches to classical thermal field theory  

SciTech Connect

Research Highlights: > Classical thermal field theory admits three equivalent path integral formulations. > Classical Feynman rules can be derived for all three formulations. > Quantum Feynman rules reduce to classical ones at high temperatures. > Classical Feynman rules become much simpler when superfields are introduced. - Abstract: In this paper we study three different functional approaches to classical thermal field theory, which turn out to be the classical counterparts of three well-known different formulations of quantum thermal field theory: the closed-time path (CTP) formalism, the thermofield dynamics (TFD) and the Matsubara approach.

Gozzi, E., E-mail: gozzi@ts.infn.it [Department of Physics, University of Trieste, Strada Costiera 11, Miramare - Grignano, 34151 Trieste (Italy); INFN, Sezione di Trieste (Italy); Penco, R., E-mail: rpenco@syr.edu [Department of Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-1130 (United States)

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

345

Alternative Approach to Nuclear Data Representation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers an approach for representing nuclear data that is qualitatively different from the approach currently adopted by the nuclear science community. Specifically, they examine a representation in which complicated data is described through collections of distinct and self contained simple data structures. This structure-based representation is compared with the ENDF and ENDL formats, which can be roughly characterized as dictionary-based representations. A pilot data representation for replacing the format currently used at LLNL is presented. Examples are given as is a discussion of promises and shortcomings associated with moving from traditional dictionary-based formats to a structure-rich or class-like representation.

Pruet, J; Brown, D; Beck, B; McNabb, D P

2005-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

346

An Integrated Approach to Characterizing Bypassed Oil in Heterogeneous and Fractured Reservoirs Using Partitioning Tracers  

SciTech Connect

We explore the use of efficient streamline-based simulation approaches for modeling partitioning interwell tracer tests in hydrocarbon reservoirs. Specifically, we utilize the unique features of streamline models to develop an efficient approach for interpretation and history matching of field tracer response. A critical aspect here is the underdetermined and highly ill-posed nature of the associated inverse problems. We have investigated the relative merits of the traditional history matching ('amplitude inversion') and a novel travel time inversion in terms of robustness of the method and convergence behavior of the solution. We show that the traditional amplitude inversion is orders of magnitude more non-linear and the solution here is likely to get trapped in local minimum, leading to inadequate history match. The proposed travel time inversion is shown to be extremely efficient and robust for practical field applications. The streamline approach is generalized to model water injection in naturally fractured reservoirs through the use of a dual media approach. The fractures and matrix are treated as separate continua that are connected through a transfer function, as in conventional finite difference simulators for modeling fractured systems. A detailed comparison with a commercial finite difference simulator shows very good agreement. Furthermore, an examination of the scaling behavior of the computation time indicates that the streamline approach is likely to result in significant savings for large-scale field applications. We also propose a novel approach to history matching finite-difference models that combines the advantage of the streamline models with the versatility of finite-difference simulation. In our approach, we utilize the streamline-derived sensitivities to facilitate history matching during finite-difference simulation. The use of finite-difference model allows us to account for detailed process physics and compressibility effects. The approach is very fast and avoids much of the subjective judgments and time-consuming trial-and-errors associated with manual history matching. We demonstrate the power and utility of our approach using a synthetic example and two field examples. We have also explored the use of a finite difference reservoir simulator, UTCHEM, for field-scale design and optimization of partitioning interwell tracer tests. The finite-difference model allows us to include detailed physics associated with reactive tracer transport, particularly those related with transverse and cross-streamline mechanisms. We have investigated the potential use of downhole tracer samplers and also the use of natural tracers for the design of partitioning tracer tests. Finally, we discuss several alternative ways of using partitioning interwell tracer tests (PITTs) in oil fields for the calculation of oil saturation, swept pore volume and sweep efficiency, and assess the accuracy of such tests under a variety of reservoir conditions.

Akhil Datta-Gupta

2006-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

347

Application for State Highway Approach | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for State Highway Approach Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Reference Material: Application for State Highway Approach Details Activities (0) Areas (0)...

348

Two Different Approaches to Funding Farm-Based Biogas Projects...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Two Different Approaches to Funding Farm-Based Biogas Projects in Wisconsin and California Title Two Different Approaches to Funding Farm-Based Biogas Projects in Wisconsin and...

349

DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate...  

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

Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple Clean Coal Plants DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple...

350

Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation (SIMPACTS) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of...

351

O&M First! Resource Efficiency Managers Offer Alternative Approach...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Efficiency Managers Offer Alternative Approach to Realizing Energy Efficiency Resource Efficiency Managers, or REMs, offer federal sites a new approach to cost- effectively realize...

352

EA-0513: Approaches for Acquiring Energy Savings in Commercial...  

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

0513: Approaches for Acquiring Energy Savings in Commercial Sector Buildings, Bonneville Power Administration EA-0513: Approaches for Acquiring Energy Savings in Commercial Sector...

353

New Approaches for Understanding the Hanford 300 Area Project...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Environmental Science New Approaches for Understanding the Hanford 300 Area New Approaches for Understanding the Hanford 300 Area Yoram.jpg Key Challenges: Simultaneously...

354

Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide...  

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

Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State Government Officials. November 2009 Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State...

355

Learning-based ship design optimization approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the development of computer applications in ship design, optimization, as a powerful approach, has been widely used in the design and analysis process. However, the running time, which often varies from several weeks to months in the current computing ... Keywords: Machine learning, Multi-objective optimization, Ship design, Structure analysis, Structure optimization

Hao Cui; Osman Turan; Philip Sayer

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Optimal Location of Vertical Wells: Decomposition Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Optimal Location of Vertical Wells: Decomposition Approach M. G. Ierapetritou and C. A. Floudas®elopment plan with well locations, gi®en a reser®oir property map and a set of infrastructure constraints, represents a ®ery challenging prob- lem. The problem of selecting the optimal ®ertical well locations

357

Innovative approaches to integrated global change modelling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Integrated models are important tools to investigate the interactions between planetary processes and the growing impacts of human populations - in short: global change. Current models still have significant shortcomings, notably in their representation ... Keywords: Global change, Innovative approaches, Integrated assessment, Modelling, Research priorities

Carlo Giupponi, Mark E. Borsuk, Bert J. M. De Vries, Klaus Hasselmann

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

A new approach to virtual palpation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, a new approach to virtual medical abdominal palpation has been introduced. Firstly, we describe palpation as a medical procedure. Then, we analyze the necessity of virtual palpation. Next, we present our survey on the existing work on ... Keywords: function-based, haptic device, palpation, respiration, virtual reality

Shamima Yasmin; Alexei Sourin

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Advanced Safeguards Approaches for New Reprocessing Facilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

U.S. efforts to promote the international expansion of nuclear energy through the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) will result in a dramatic expansion of nuclear fuel cycle facilities in the United States. New demonstration facilities, such as the Advanced Fuel Cycle Facility (AFCF), the Advanced Burner Reactor (ABR), and the Consolidated Fuel Treatment Center (CFTC) will use advanced nuclear and chemical process technologies that must incorporate increased proliferation resistance to enhance nuclear safeguards. The ASA-100 Project, “Advanced Safeguards Approaches for New Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities,” commissioned by the NA-243 Office of NNSA, has been tasked with reviewing and developing advanced safeguards approaches for these demonstration facilities. Because one goal of GNEP is developing and sharing proliferation-resistant nuclear technology and services with partner nations, the safeguards approaches considered are consistent with international safeguards as currently implemented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This first report reviews possible safeguards approaches for the new fuel reprocessing processes to be deployed at the AFCF and CFTC facilities. Similar analyses addressing the ABR and transuranic (TRU) fuel fabrication lines at AFCF and CFTC will be presented in subsequent reports.

Durst, Philip C.; Therios, Ike; Bean, Robert; Dougan, A.; Boyer, Brian; Wallace, Richard; Ehinger, Michael H.; Kovacic, Don N.; Tolk, K.

2007-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

360

A Systems Approach to Managing Oil  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

led to the spilling of 11 million gallons of crude oil into the Prince William Sound (PWS), Alaska. Af of 1990 (US Fed- eral Law, 1990). Regionally, the state of Alaskas oil pollution prevention and responseA Systems Approach to Managing Oil Transportation Risk in Prince William Sound Jason R. W. Merrick

van Dorp, Johan René

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


361

COMBUSTION ISSUES AND APPROACHES FOR CHEMICAL MICROTHRUSTERS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 COMBUSTION ISSUES AND APPROACHES FOR CHEMICAL MICROTHRUSTERS Richard A. Yetter, Vigor Yang, Ming and the effects of downsizing on combustion performance. In particular, combustion of liquid nitromethane in a thruster combustion chamber with a volume of 108 mm3 and diameter of 5 mm was experimentally investigated

Yang, Vigor

362

Transportation Networks and Location A Geometric Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transportation Networks and Location A Geometric Approach Belén Palop1,2 1Departamento de March 2009 Florida State University #12;Belén Palop, UVa, SUNY Outline Transportation Network Model;Transportation Network Model Belén Palop, UVa, SUNY Outline Transportation Network Model Network placement

Palop del Río, Belén

363

Evolutionary and embryogenic approaches to autonomic systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we present a review of state-of-the-art techniques for automated creation and evolution of software. The focus is on bio-inspired bottom-up approaches, in which complexity is grown from interactions among simpler units. First, we review ... Keywords: artificial embryogenies, chemical computing, evolutionary computation, genetic algorithm, genetic programming

Daniele Miorandi; Lidia Yamamoto

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Integrated Approach to Revamping Heat Exchangers Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A heat exchanger network constitutes the core of the plant energy systems interlinking the core process operation and the utility systems. This paper will illustrate an integrated approach for the revamp of a heat exchanger network by bringing together process simulation, pinch analysis and detailed heat exchanger design tools. The paper will illustrate the methodology using a refinery example.

Glass, K. E.; Dhole, V.; Wang, Y.

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Venti: a new approach to archival storage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a network storage system, called Venti, intended for archival data. In this system, a unique hash of a block's contents acts as the block identifier for read and write operations. This approach enforces a write-once policy, preventing ...

Sean Quinlan; Sean Dorward

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Framework Oriented Approach to Eco-Tourism  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses an approach for eco-tourism. The paper also addresses the cost-benefit analysis of different parameters which can help in designing a framework. The principles of eco tourism emphasizes on the win-win situation for both the Commercial ... Keywords: Cost-Benefit Analysis, Eco-Tourism, Framework for Eco-Tourism, Green Technology, Stakeholders Issues

Sanjay Mohapatra, Tripti Naswa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Google's Hybrid Approach to Research Alfred Spector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Google's Hybrid Approach to Research Alfred Spector Google Inc. azs@google.com Peter Norvig Google Inc. pnorvig@google.com Slav Petrov Google Inc. slav@google.com 1 Introduction In this paper, we describe how we organize Computer Science (CS) research at Google. We focus on how we integrate research

Cortes, Corinna

368

Load Modeling Using a Measurement Based Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the work performed in the second phase of a multi-year collaborative load modeling research program that was initiated in 2004. The measurement based approach described in this report will help utilities to develop representative load models using suitable measurement data.

2007-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

369

NREL Develops New Optical Evaluation Approach for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NREL Develops New Optical Evaluation Approach for Parabolic Trough Collectors New analytical method makes it possible to carry out fast evaluation of trough collectors for design purposes. Parabolic, and accurate analytical method for the optical evaluation of parabolic trough collectors: First

370

Mean field approach for tracking similar objects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we consider the problem of tracking similar objects. We show how a mean field approach can be used to deal with interacting targets and we compare it with Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Two mean field implementations are presented. The ... Keywords: Kalman filter, Mean field, Multi-target tracking, Particle filter

C. Medrano; J. E. Herrero; J. Martínez; C. Orrite

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

A hybrid face recognition approach using GPUMLib  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a hybrid face recognition approach which relies on a Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Machine Learning (ML) Library (GPUMLib). The library includes a high-performance implementation of the Non-Negative Matrix Factorization (NMF) and the Multiple ... Keywords: GPU computing, face recognition, hybrid systems, multiple back-propagation, non-negative matrix factorization

Noel Lopes; Bernardete Ribeiro

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Fear therapy for children: a mobile approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile devices have shown to be useful tools in supporting various procedures and therapy approaches for different purposes. However, when applied to children, particular care has to be taken, considering both their abilities and their acceptance towards ... Keywords: fear and anxiety therapy, mobile devices, user centered design

Marco de Sá; Luís Carriço

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

A logic approach to virtual sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a technique that builds a layer of virtual sensors over a sensor network. The virtual sensors are able to infer and provide data for the physical sensors that do not work. The key assumption of our approach is that the physical quantities ...

Luciano Caroprese; Carmela Comito; Domenico Talia; Ester Zumpano

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

New Approaches to Managing Transmission Project Risk  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report discusses the growing risks associated with transmission development and the importance of managing or hedging these risks. It presents case studies to illustrate the risks and categorizes approaches to managing them. It describes two EPRI tools that may be useful in managing transmission development risks, suggests how these tools might be further developed, and identifies other useful areas of research.

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

375

Fluid-rock interaction: A reactive transport approach  

SciTech Connect

Fluid-rock interaction (or water-rock interaction, as it was more commonly known) is a subject that has evolved considerably in its scope over the years. Initially its focus was primarily on interactions between subsurface fluids of various temperatures and mostly crystalline rocks, but the scope has broadened now to include fluid interaction with all forms of subsurface materials, whether they are unconsolidated or crystalline ('fluid-solid interaction' is perhaps less euphonious). Disciplines that previously carried their own distinct names, for example, basin diagenesis, early diagenesis, metamorphic petrology, reactive contaminant transport, chemical weathering, are now considered to fall under the broader rubric of fluid-rock interaction, although certainly some of the key research questions differ depending on the environment considered. Beyond the broadening of the environments considered in the study of fluid-rock interaction, the discipline has evolved in perhaps an even more important way. The study of water-rock interaction began by focusing on geochemical interactions in the absence of transport processes, although a few notable exceptions exist (Thompson 1959; Weare et al. 1976). Moreover, these analyses began by adopting a primarily thermodynamic approach, with the implicit or explicit assumption of equilibrium between the fluid and rock. As a result, these early models were fundamentally static rather than dynamic in nature. This all changed with the seminal papers by Helgeson and his co-workers (Helgeson 1968; Helgeson et al. 1969) wherein the concept of an irreversible reaction path was formally introduced into the geochemical literature. In addition to treating the reaction network as a dynamically evolving system, the Helgeson studies introduced an approach that allowed for the consideration of a multicomponent geochemical system, with multiple minerals and species appearing as both reactants and products, at least one of which could be irreversible. Helgeson's pioneering approach was given a more formal kinetic basis (including the introduction of real time rather than reaction progress as the independent variable) in subsequent studies (Lasaga 1981; Aagaard and Helgeson 1982; Lasaga 1984). The reaction path approach can be used to describe chemical processes in a batch or closed system (e.g., a laboratory beaker), but such systems are of limited interest in the Earth sciences where the driving force for most reactions is transport. Lichtner (1988) clarified the application of the reaction path models to water-rock interaction involving transport by demonstrating that they could be used to describe pure advective transport through porous media. By adopting a reference frame which followed the fluid packet as it moved through the medium, the reaction progress variable could be thought of as travel time instead. Multi-component reactive transport models that could treat any combination of transport and biogeochemical processes date back to the early 1980s. Berner and his students applied continuum reactive transport models to describe processes taking place during the early diagenesis of marine sediments (Berner 1980). Lichtner (1985) outlined much of the basic theory for a continuum model for multicomponent reactive transport. Yeh and Tripathi (1989) also presented the theoretical and numerical basis for the treatment of reactive contaminant transport. Steefel and Lasaga (1994) presented a reactive flow and transport model for nonisothermal, kinetically-controlled water-rock interaction and fracture sealing in hydrothermal systems based on simultaneous numerical solution of both reaction and transport This chapter begins with a review of the important transport processes that affect or even control fluid-rock interaction. This is followed by a general introduction to the governing equations for reactive transport, which are broadly applicable to both qualitative and quantitative interpretations of fluid-rock interactions. This framework is expanded through a discussion of specific topics that are the f

Steefel, C.; Maher, K.

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Approach for enhancing nuclear materials tracking and reporting in waste  

SciTech Connect

Recent policy from the Department of Energy/Office of Safeguards and Security (DOE/OSS) has identified the need to report nuclear materials in waste in a manner that is consistent with the Department of Energy's Nuclear Materials Information System (NMIS), which uses Form 471 as its official record. NMIS is used to track nuclear material inventories while they are subject to safeguards. This requirement necessitates the reevaluation of existing business practices that are used to track and report these nuclear materials. This paper provides a methodology for applying a systems approach to the evaluation of the flow of nuclear waste materials from a generating facility through to permanent disposal. This methodology can be used to integrate existing systems and leverage data already gathered that support both the waste reporting requirements and the NMIS requirements. In order to consider an active waste reporting system that covers waste management through to final disposal, the requirements for characterization, certification, and transportation for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) are used as an example. These requirements are found in the WIPP Waste Acceptance Criteria (WIPP/WAC) and associated requirement documents. This approach will prevent inconsistencies in reported data and address current and future needs. For example, spent fuel (which the U.S. intends to dispose of as high-level waste) has not been viewed as particularly attractive in terms of proliferation in comparison to materials associated with other parts of the nuclear fuel cycle. However, collecting high-level waste (or some types of defense waste) in one location where it will be left for hundreds or thousands of years presents proliferation and safeguards issues that need to be considered as part of a systems evaluation. This paper brings together information on domestic and international safeguards practices and considers the current system of documentation used by the U.S. Department of Energy for radioactive waste disposal. The information presented represents current practices, and we recognize that the practices were designed to address different goals. After providing an overview of these areas, some steps that may help develop safeguards systems for geologic repositories in the U.S. context are discussed.

Longmire, V. L. (Victoria L.); Seitz, S. L. (Sharon L.); Sinkule, B. J. (Barbara J.)

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

A Bayesian approach to extracting meaning from system behavior  

SciTech Connect

The modeling relation and its reformulation to include the semiotic hierarchy is essential for the understanding, control, and successful re-creation of natural systems. This presentation will argue for a careful application of Rosen`s modeling relationship to the problems of intelligence and autonomy in natural and artificial systems. To this end, the authors discuss the essential need for a correct theory of induction, learning, and probability; and suggest that modern Bayesian probability theory, developed by Cox, Jaynes, and others, can adequately meet such demands, especially on the operational level of extracting meaning from observations. The methods of Bayesian and maximum Entropy parameter estimation have been applied to measurements of system observables to directly infer the underlying differential equations generating system behavior. This approach by-passes the usual method of parameter estimation based on assuming a functional form for the observable and then estimating the parameters that would lead to the particular observed behavior. The computational savings is great since only location parameters enter into the maximum-entropy calculations; this innovation finesses the need for nonlinear parameters altogether. Such an approach more directly extracts the semantics inherent in a given system by going to the root of system meaning as expressed by abstract form or shape, rather than in syntactic particulars, such as signal amplitude and phase. Examples will be shown how the form of a system can be followed while ignoring unnecessary details. In this sense, the authors are observing the meaning of the words rather than being concerned with their particular expression or language. For the present discussion, empirical models are embodied by the differential equations underlying, producing, or describing the behavior of a process as measured or tracked by a particular variable set--the observables. The a priori models are probability structures that capture syntactical relationships within the formal system that mirrors the natural system under observation. Inductive learning is then a prescription for incorporating the current, and possibly changing, empirical model into an iterative syntactical relationship in the form of a statement about parameters, producing an updated a priori model subject to future modification in the light of changing parameter sets.

Dress, W.B.

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

REQUEST BY ALLIEDSIGNAL, INC., CERAMIC COMPONENTS, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

08/98 WED 13:55 FAX 423 576 6363 ]002 08/98 WED 13:55 FAX 423 576 6363 ]002 Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY ALLIEDSIGNAL, INC., CERAMIC COMPONENTS, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-840R21400; SUBCONTRACT NO. 85X-SH596C; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-98-003 [ORO-735] AlliedSignal, Inc., Ceramic Components (AlliedSignal) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-840R21400, Subcontract No. 85X-SH596C. The overall scope of work calls for the development of silicon nitride ceramic materials with elongated grain structures to meet requirements for heat engine

379

REQUEST BY ALLISON TRANSMISSION FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE  

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

ALLISON TRANSMISSION FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF ALLISON TRANSMISSION FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC05-00OR22807; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-00-032 [ORO-758] Petitioner, Allison Transmission, has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC05-00OR22807. Petitioner is a subcontractor to Electricore, the awardee of the above Cooperative Agreement. The scope of this work is to continue development of the E P System T M , alpha configuration in an articulated bus. This work is sponsored by the Office of Transportation Technologies, Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies.

380

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC05-00OR22806; AND FOR CERTAIN LARGE BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTS THEREUNDER; DOE WAIVER DOCKE-T W(A)-00-036 [ORO-760] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC05-00OR22806 and under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties who do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96-517. The primary program goal of this work is the development of a high efficiency heavy-duty truck engine that meets 2002 and 2007 emissions targets while

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


381

REQUEST BY NORTON COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

NORTON COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF NORTON COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER MARTIN MARIETTA ENERGY SYSTEMS SUBCONTRACT NO. 86X-SB182C UNDER CONTRACT NO. DE-AC04-840R21400; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-93-022 [0RO-553] Norton Company (Norton) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Phase II of Energy Systems Subcontract No. 86X-SB182C. The scope of the work calls for the development and verification of significant improvements in processing methods, process controls, and nondestructive evaluation developed under Phase I of the subcontract which can be commercially implemented to produce high reliability silicon nitride components for advanced heat engine applications.

382

REQUEST BY ARTHUR D. LITTLE, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

ARTHUR D. LITTLE, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE ARTHUR D. LITTLE, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT DE-FC21-94MC31260; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-94-005 [ORO-570] Arthur D. Little, Inc. (ADL), on behalf of itself and its project team members, has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperative Agreement DE-FC21-94MC31260. The work is sponsored by the Office of Fossil Energy. On July 6, 1992, DOE solicited proposals through a Project Opportunity Notice for a fifth round of Clean Coal Technology (CCT) contracts. The CCT Program's objective is to conduct cost-shared demonstration projects that advance

383

REQUEST BY CUMMINS ENGINE COMPANY, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS  

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

CUMMINS ENGINE COMPANY, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE CUMMINS ENGINE COMPANY, INC., FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GRANT NO. DE-FG05-970R22584; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-97-036 [ORO-671] Petitioner, Cummins Engine Company, Inc., has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Grant No. DE-FG05-970R22584 made to the Gas Research Institute (GRI). Petitioner is a subcontractor to GRI under the grant. The work under this grant calls for the development of technologies to improve spark ignition natural gas engine efficiencies for automotive markets. Two other companies, Mack Truck and Deere & Company, are also subcontractors under this project. Deere

384

REQUEST BY THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER MARTIN MARIETTA ENERGY SYSTEMS SUBCONTRACT RFP NO. SK761-86; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-93-036 [0RO-563] The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under a Martin Marietta Energy Systems Subcontract RFP No. SK761-86. The scope of the work calls for the development of a scaled process to synthesize a high- quality, low-cost silicon nitride powder with suitable properties for forming heat engine parts. The work is sponsored by the Office of Transportation Technologies. The dollar amount of the subcontract is $2,281,959 with Dow cost sharing at

385

REQUEST BY EATON CORPORATION FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER GOLDEN TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY INC. SUB-SUBCONTRACT NO. GTC94MTC001; LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY SYSTEMS SUBCONTRACT NO. 86X-SP233C; DOE CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-840R21400; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-94-011 [ORO-578] The Eaton Corporation (Eaton) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Sub- subcontract No. GTC94MTC001, with Golden Technologies Company, Inc. (GTC) Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES) Subcontract No. 86X-SP233C (Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing Technologies). The petition was originally submitted as RFP SM400-86. Subsequently, the above-referenced sub-subcontract was executed

386

REQUEST BY VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS  

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

I I Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT-BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000010928, UNDER DOE PRIME CONTRACT DE-AC05-00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-02-018; [ORO-770] Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. (VTNA) has made a request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under UT-Battelle, LLC Subcontract No. 4000010928 under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract DE-ACO5- 00OR22725. The scope of work of this project is to develop an operational Accelerated Endurance Test (AEC) for Class 8 Volvo Hood System fabricated partly or wholly from carbon fiber Sheet Molding Compound (SMC). It is expected that this system will result in

387

REQUEST BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE  

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

Statement of Considerations Statement of Considerations REQUEST BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE- AC05-960R22464; SOLICITATION NO. 6500001187; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-99-015 [ORO-746] Ford Motor Company (Ford) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-960R22464, Solicitation No. 6500001187 (proposed subcontract with Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation). The overall scope of work calls for a paper study focusing on determining the feasibility of obtaining an affordable 40% mass reduction compared to the current steel Explorer SUV frame using

388

REQUEST BY ALCOA, INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE  

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

ALCOA, INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC ALCOA, INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER UT-BATTELLE, LLC SUBCONTRACT NO. 4000005582 UNDER PRIME CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-00OR22725; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-00-035 [ORO-759] ALCOA, Inc. (ALCOA) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under UT-Battelle, LLC Subcontract No. 4000005582, entitled, "Energy Efficiency Opportunity Assessment for Aluminum Extrusion Plants" under UT-Battelle Prime Contract No. DE-AC05-000R22725. The scope of work involves the development of a comprehensive plan to improve energy efficiency in aluminum extrusion applications. The work is sponsored by the Office of Industrial Technologies, Office

389

REQUEST BY NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY, FOR AN NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY, FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION SUBCONTRACT NO. 4500013009, UNDER DOE PRIME CONTRACT DE-AC05-960R22464; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-00-006; [ORO-750] Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has made a request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation (LMER) Subcontract No. 4500013009; Department of Energy (DOE) Contract DE-AC05-960R22464. This request was originally submitted by NIPSCO on September 28,1999 with NIPSCO's proposal to LMER, however, the waiver request was not forwarded at that time to DOE. Accordingly, NIPSCO has

390

REQUEST BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS  

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

FORD MOTOR COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER FORD MOTOR COMPANY FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER A SUBCONTRACT UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-FC05-970R22605 WITH CATERPILLAR INC.; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-97-038 [ORO-672] Ford Motor Company (Ford) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under a subcontract under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-FC05-970R22605. This prime contract is with Caterpillar Inc. and Ford is a subcontractor under this agreement. The main program goal is to support the cooperative development of technologies for high efficiency, very low emission diesel engines for light duty trucks (including pickups and sport utility vehicles). The work is sponsored by the Office of Transportation

391

A SAMPLING-FREE APPROACH TO THE PROPAGATION OF ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A SAMPLING-FREE APPROACH TO THE PROPAGATION OF DISTRIBUTIONS. Mark Campanelli. Many problems involve ...

392

Potential Carriers and Approaches for Hydrogen Delivery  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Carriers and Potential Carriers and Carriers and Potential Carriers and Approaches for Hydrogen Approaches for Hydrogen Delivery Delivery TIAX LLC 1601 S. D Anza Blvd. Cupertino CA, 95014 Tel. 408-517-1550 Reference: D0348 © 2007 TIAX LLC Hydrogen Delivery Analysis Meeting May 8-9, 2007 Columbia, Maryland Matthew Hooks Stefan Unnasch Stephen Lasher 1 Novel Hydrogen Carriers Project Overview Cost Density (wt. and vol.) Energy requirements Forecourt storage requirements Codes and standards H H 2 2 Plant, Liquefier, LH Plant, Liquefier, LH 2 2 storage storage H H 2 2 Tube Trailer Tube Trailer LH 2 2 Tank/ Fueling Station LH Tank/ Fueling Station The efficient delivery of hydrogen is necessary for the adoption of hydrogen as a transportation fuel, but numerous challenges must be met. 2 "Conventional" delivery options are limited by volumetric density,

393

India's Energy Challenges: Illustrative Approaches to Solutions  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

India's Energy Challenges: Illustrative Approaches to Solutions India's Energy Challenges: Illustrative Approaches to Solutions Speaker(s): S. Padmanabhan Date: May 26, 2011 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Girish Ghatikar Energy security and climate change have emerged as key global challenges in the 21st century. A low carbon development strategy is in India's interest and is not incompatible with its energy security concerns. Energy demand in India is expected to grow at an annual rate of nearly 4-5 percent over the next 10 years with projected economic growth rates of 8-9 percent. Finding adequate supplies of energy to satisfy this increased demand is a significant challenge. The Indian energy sector continues to struggle to overcome chronic energy shortages caused by a combination of low levels of

394

Criticality Safety Controls Implementation Inspection Criteria, Approach,  

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

Criticality Safety Controls Implementation Inspection Criteria, Criticality Safety Controls Implementation Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 23, 2009, (HSS CRAD 64-18, Rev 0 ) Criticality Safety Controls Implementation Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 23, 2009, (HSS CRAD 64-18, Rev 0 ) DOE has set expectations for implementing criticality safety controls that are selected to provide preventive and/or mitigative functions for specific potential accident scenarios. There are additional expectations for criticality safety controls that are also designated as Specific Administrative Controls (SACs) (see HSS CRAD 64-32). Also, in instances when the review addresses functionality and operability of structures, systems, and components (SSCs) of nuclear facilities specifically required

395

Holographic Conformal Window - A Bottom Up Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We propose a five-dimensional framework for modeling the background geometry associated to ordinary Yang-Mills (YM) as well as to nonsupersymmetric gauge theories possessing an infrared fixed point with fermions in various representations of the underlying gauge group. The model is based on the improved holographic approach, on the string theory side, and on the conjectured all-orders beta function for the gauge theory one. We first analyze the YM gauge theory. We then investigate the effects of adding flavors and show that, in the holographic description of the conformal window, the geometry becomes AdS when approaching the ultraviolet and the infrared regimes. As the number of flavors increases within the conformal window we observe that the geometry becomes more and more of AdS type over the entire energy range.

Matti Jarvinen; Francesco Sannino

2009-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

396

The other high resolution post accelerator approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There has been significant discussion in consideration of a high resolution mass separator followed by a RFQ and a linear accelerator as the basic format for IsoSpin Laboratory. There exists another strong possibility-namely a low-resolution mass separator coupled to a cyclotron. The major objection to this approach has been that the conversion from the +1 mass separator beam to a q/m beam of 1/4 to 1/3 is thought to be highly inefficient. Since we are in the fortunate position of having the two expensive components of this system available for tests (an on-line mass separator and an ECR source), we intend to couple these devices to actually measure these efficiencies and to test ideas for improving the efficiency. We present some specifics of this approach.

Moltz, D.M.; Tighe, R.J.; Rowe, M.W.; Ognibene, T.J.; Cerny, J.

1993-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

397

Policy Network Approach to Coordinated Disaster Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper, we explore the formation of network relationships among disaster relief agencies during the process of responding to an unexpected event. The relationship is investigated through variables derived from the policy network theory, and four cases from three developed countries such as (i) Hurricane Katrina in the US; (ii) Typhoon Maemi in South Korea; (iii) Kobe; and, (iv) Tohoku Earthquake in Japan that failed to cope with extreme events forms the basis for case study presented here. We argue that structural characteristics of multi-jurisdictional coordination may facilitate or impede in responding to a complex nature of recent disaster. We further highlight the promise of policy network approach in facilitating the development of multi-jurisdictional coordination process which may provide new avenue to improve the communication and coordination of hierarchical command control driven organizations with the local community. Our proposed novel approach in investigating the usefulness of network app...

Kim, Kwang Deok

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

A continuous distribution approach for production costing  

SciTech Connect

In this paper, a new approach to approximate the equivalent load duration curve (ELDC) and evaluate the production cost by using a multi-parameter distribution is presented. The parameters of this distribution can be determined from the hourly load and generating unit data. A new more efficient algorithm for determining the parameters is also introduced. The results obtained from the proposed, the Grame-Charlier and the recursive method are reported for several cases to compared the efficiency and accuracy.

Singh, C. (Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering); Kim, J.O. (Cheon-An National Coll., Chung-Nam (Korea, Republic of). Dept. of Electrical Engineering)

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Thermal Monitoring Approaches for Energy Savings Verification  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper reviews and summarizes techniques for monitoring thermal energy flows for the purpose of verifying energy savings in industrial and large institutional energy conservation projects. Approaches for monitoring hot and chilled water, steam, steam condensate and boiler feedwater in large facilities are described. Insights gained and lessons learned through the actual in-field installation of thermal monitoring equipment for energy savings verification purposes at over 100 sites at various locations throughout the United States are presented.

McBride, J. R.; Bohmer, C. J.; Lippman, R. H.; Zern, M. J.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Solar economic analysis: an alternative approach  

SciTech Connect

Conventional economic analysis which utilizes the discounted present value criterion is examined from a critical perspective. It is found that this technique has a number of limiting characteristics which contribute to the lack of general usage of economic analysis for evaluating passive solar installations. Within this context an alternative approach is suggested for determining the economic desirability of such investments. This latter method, compound future worth analysis, is found to be both more understandable and flexible.

Thayer, M.A.; Brunton, D.; Noll, S.A.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


401

Systematic approach for chemical reactivity evaluation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Under certain conditions, reactive chemicals may proceed into uncontrolled chemical reaction pathways with rapid and significant increases in temperature, pressure, and/or gas evolution. Reactive chemicals have been involved in many industrial incidents, and have harmed people, property, and the environment. Evaluation of reactive chemical hazards is critical to design and operate safer chemical plant processes. Much effort is needed for experimental techniques, mainly calorimetric analysis, to measure thermal reactivity of chemical systems. Studying all the various reaction pathways experimentally however is very expensive and time consuming. Therefore, it is essential to employ simplified screening tools and other methods to reduce the number of experiments and to identify the most energetic pathways. A systematic approach is presented for the evaluation of reactive chemical hazards. This approach is based on a combination of computational methods, correlations, and experimental thermal analysis techniques. The presented approach will help to focus the experimental work to the most hazardous reaction scenarios with a better understanding of the reactive system chemistry. Computational methods are used to predict reaction stoichiometries, thermodynamics, and kinetics, which then are used to exclude thermodynamically infeasible and non-hazardous reaction pathways. Computational methods included: (1) molecular group contribution methods, (2) computational quantum chemistry methods, and (3) correlations based on thermodynamic-energy relationships. The experimental techniques are used to evaluate the most energetic systems for more accurate thermodynamic and kinetics parameters, or to replace inadequate numerical methods. The Reactive System Screening Tool (RSST) and the Automatic Pressure Tracking Adiabatic Calorimeter (APTAC) were employed to evaluate the reactive systems experimentally. The RSST detected exothermic behavior and measured the overall liberated energy. The APTAC simulated near-adiabatic runaway scenarios for more accurate thermodynamic and kinetic parameters. The validity of this approach was investigated through the evaluation of potentially hazardous reactive systems, including decomposition of di-tert-butyl peroxide, copolymerization of styrene-acrylonitrile, and polymerization of 1,3-butadiene.

Aldeeb, Abdulrehman Ahmed

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

A Casimir approach to dark energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We calculate the gravitational self-energy of vacuum quantum field fluctuations using a Casimir approach. We find that the Casimir gravitational self-energy density can account for the measured dark energy density when the SUSY-breaking energy is approximately 5 TeV, in good agreement with current estimates. Furthermore, the Casimir gravitational self-energy appears to provide a quantum mechanism for the well-know geometric relation between the Planck, SUSY and cosmological constant energy scales.

Allan Rosencwaig

2006-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

403

Analyses of Klystron Modulator Approaches for NLC  

SciTech Connect

Major changes to the Next Linear Collider (NLC) design were facilitated by the experimental testing of the 75 MW X-band klystron at a 3.0 {micro}sec pulse width and new component development allowing the delay line distribution system (DLDS) to operate with eight bins instead of four. This change has a direct effect on the design of the klystron modulator. The general approaches, which are being studied intensively, are: the conventional base line modulator with two klystrons, a Hybrid version of the baseline with a solid-state on/off switch, a solid-state induction type modulator that drives eight klystrons, and a solid-state direct switch modulator. Some form of pulse transformer is the matching element between the klystron beam and the energy store in the all of these approaches except the direct switch. The volume and cost of the transformer is proportional to the peak pulse power and the output pulse width. The recent change in the NLC design requires double the transformer effective core area, and increase both the size and cost of modulator. In the direct switch model there is no pulse transformer. The klystron beam potential is practically equal to the potential of the energy storage element. Here the solid-state switch blocks the 500 kV DC voltage of the storage element. In this paper transformerless modulator approaches are presented based upon a Marx method of voltage multiplication using on/off Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBT's) instead of on switches. DC voltage power supply system is much simpler as compared to the power system of the direct switch approach.

Krasnykh, Anatoly

2000-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

404

A simple approach to modeling ductile failure.  

SciTech Connect

Sandia National Laboratories has the need to predict the behavior of structures after the occurrence of an initial failure. In some cases determining the extent of failure, beyond initiation, is required, while in a few cases the initial failure is a design feature used to tailor the subsequent load paths. In either case, the ability to numerically simulate the initiation and propagation of failures is a highly desired capability. This document describes one approach to the simulation of failure initiation and propagation.

Wellman, Gerald William

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

ENVIRONMEWAL PROECTlOH requirements (hat are the subject of Table of -tents AGENCY todav's notice mav not be chall~nsed L DefiniKom  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Various approaches, such as application of lime, gypsum, and phosphogypsum, have been used to overcome

406

Combinatorial Approach for Hydrogen Storage Materials (presentation)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Approach for Approach for Hydrogen Storage Materials Grigorii Soloveichik, John Lemmon, Jun Cui, Yan Gao, Tom Raber, Job Rijssenbeek, Gosia Rubinzstajn, J.C. Zhao 2 Outline Approach: Parallel synthesis accompanied by high throughput screening for a desired property. - Methods * Preparation/parallel synthesis * Analytical techniques * Scale-up - Selected results * Al-Li-Si system * Al-Mg-Ti system * AlH 3 + Si * Mg(BH 4 ) 2 - Summary 3 Down-selection of the combi process High energy 96-well Shaker Production of multiple compositions HTS Analytical Tools Thermography ToF-SIMS Co-sputtering Diffusion multiples WO 3 sensor 4 -3.9dC 3.7dC -2 0 2 Hydrogen Sorption in Diffusion Multiples Traditional DM w/ LaNi several new concepts. Activation 80 °C / 100psi H 2 Cycling 80 °C / 100psi H 2 Na Mg Na Na Al Na Li Li Na Vial 1

407

Modular HTGR Safety Basis and Approach  

SciTech Connect

The Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) will be a licensed commercial high temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) capable of producing electricity and/or high temperature process heat for industrial markets supporting a range of end-user applications. The NGNP Project has adopted the 10 CFR 52 Combined License (COL) process, as recommended in the NGNP Licensing Strategy - A Report to Congress, dated August 2008, as the foundation for the NGNP licensing strategy [DOE/NRC 2008]. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing of the NGNP plant utilizing this process will demonstrate the efficacy for licensing future HTGRs for commercial industrial applications. This information paper is one in a series of submittals that address key generic issues of the priority licensing topics as part of the process for establishing HTGR regulatory requirements. This information paper provides a summary level introduction to HTGR history, public safety objectives, inherent and passive safety features, radionuclide release barriers, functional safety approach, and risk-informed safety approach. The information in this paper is intended to further the understanding of the modular HTGR safety approach with the NRC staff and public stakeholders. The NGNP project does not expect to receive comments on this information paper because other white papers are addressing key generic issues of the priority licensing topics in greater detail.

Thomas Hicks

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Physical approaches to DNA sequencing and detection  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the continued improvement of sequencing technologies, the prospect of genome-based medicine is now at the forefront of scientific research. To realize this potential, however, we need a revolutionary sequencing method for the cost-effective and rapid interrogation of individual genomes. This capability is likely to be provided by a physical approach to probing DNA at the single nucleotide level. This is in sharp contrast to current techniques and instruments which probe, through chemical elongation, electrophoresis, and optical detection, length differences and terminating bases of strands of DNA. In this Colloquium we review several physical approaches to DNA detection that have the potential to deliver fast and low-cost sequencing. Center-fold to these approaches is the concept of nanochannels or nanopores which allow for the spatial confinement of DNA molecules. In addition to their possible impact in medicine and biology, the methods offer ideal test beds to study open scientific issues and challenges in the relatively unexplored area at the interface between solids, liquids, and biomolecules at the nanometer length scale. We emphasize the physics behind these methods and ideas, critically describe their advantages and drawbacks, and discuss future research opportunities in this field.

Michael Zwolak; Massimiliano Di Ventra

2007-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

409

Selecting the seismic HRA approach for Savannah River Plant PRA revision 1  

SciTech Connect

The Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) has prepared a level I probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), Rev. 0 of reactor operations for externally-initiated events including seismic events. The SRS PRA, Rev. 0 Seismic HRA received a critical review that expressed skepticism with the approach used for human reliability analysis because it had not been previously used and accepted in other published PRAs. This report provides a review of published probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs), the associated methodology guidance documents, and the psychological literature to identify parameters important to seismic human reliability analysis (HRA). It also describes a recommended approach for use in the Savannah River Site (SRS) PRA. The SRS seismic event PRA performs HRA to account for the contribution of human errors in the accident sequences. The HRA of human actions during and after a seismic event is an area subject to many uncertainties and involves significant analyst judgment. The approach recommended by this report is based on seismic HRA methods and associated issues and concerns identified from the review of these referenced documents that represent the current state-of-the- art knowledge and acceptance in the seismic HRA field.

Papouchado, K.; Salaymeh, J. [eds.] [Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States); Wingo, H.E.; Benhardt, H.C.; van Buijtenen, C.M.; Mitts, T.M. [Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA (United States)

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

An interdisciplinary approach to certain fundamental issues in the fields of physics and biology: towards a Unified Theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent experiments appear to have revealed the possibility of quantum entanglement between spatially separated human subjects. In addition, a similar condition might exist between basins containing human neurons adhering to printed circuit boards. In both instances, preliminary data indicates what appear to be non-local correlations between brain electrical activities in the case of the human subjects, and also non-local correlations between neuronal basin electrical activities, implying entanglement at the macroscopic level. If the ongoing extended research and the analysis of same continues to support this hypothesis, it may then make it possible to simultaneously address some of the fundamental problems facing us in both physics and biology through the adoption of an interdisciplinary empirical approach based on Bell's experimental philosophy, with the goal of unifying these two fields.

Fred H. Thaheld

2006-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

411

Review of scenario selection approaches for performance assessment of high-level waste repositories and related issues.  

SciTech Connect

The selection of scenarios representing plausible realizations of the future conditions-with associated probabilities of occurrence-that can affect the long-term performance of a high-level radioactive waste (HLW) repository is the commonly used method for treating the uncertainty in the prediction of the future states of the system. This method, conventionally referred to as the ``scenario approach,`` while common is not the only method to deal with this uncertainty; other method ``ch as the environmental simulation approach (ESA), have also been proposed. Two of the difficulties with the scenario approach are the lack of uniqueness in the definition of the term ``scenario`` and the lack of uniqueness in the approach to formulate scenarios, which relies considerably on subjective judgments. Consequently, it is difficult to assure that a complete and unique set of scenarios can be defined for use in a performance assessment. Because scenarios are key to the determination of the long-term performance of the repository system, this lack of uniqueness can present a considerable challenge when attempting to reconcile the set of scenarios, and their level of detail, obtained using different approaches, particularly among proponents and regulators of a HLW repository.

Banano, E.J. [Beta Corporation International, Albuquerque, NM (United States); Baca, R.G. [Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX (United States). Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

A Cognitive Approach to e-Learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Like traditional classroom instruction, distributed learning derives from passive training paradigms. Just as student-centered classroom teaching methods have been applied over several decades of classroom instruction, interactive approaches have been encouraged for distributed learning. While implementation of multimedia-based training features may appear to produce active learning, sophisticated use of multimedia features alone does not necessarily enhance learning. This paper describes the results of applying cognitive science principles to enhance learning in a student-centered, distributed learning environment, and lessons learned in developing and delivering this training. Our interactive, scenario-based approach exploits multimedia technology within a systematic, cognitive framework for learning. The basis of the application of cognitive principles is the innovative use of multimedia technology to implement interaction elements. These simple multimedia interactions, which are used to support new concepts, are later combined with other interaction elements to create more complex, integrated practical exercises. This technology-based approach may be applied in a variety of training and education contexts, but is especially well suited for training of equipment operators and maintainers. For example, it has been used in a sustainment training application for the United States Army's Combat Support System Automated Information System Interface (CAISI). The CAISI provides a wireless communications capability that allows various logistics systems to communicate across the battlefield. Based on classroom training material developed by the CAISI Project Office, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory designed and developed an interactive, student-centered distributed-learning application for CAISI operators and maintainers. This web-based CAISI training system is also distributed on CD media for use on individual computers, and material developed for the computer-based course can be used in the classroom. In addition to its primary role in sustainment training, this distributed learning course can complement or replace portions of the classroom instruction, thus supporting a blended learning solution.

Greitzer, Frank L.; Rice, Douglas M.; Eaton, Sharon L.; Perkins, Michael C.; Scott, Ryan T.; Burnette, John R.; Robertson, Sarah R.

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

High-impact papers presented in the subject category of water resources in the essential science indicators database of the institute for scientific information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database is widely used to evaluate institutions and researchers. The objective of this study was to analyze trends and characteristics of papers in the subject category of water resources in the ESI database of ... Keywords: ESI, Indicators, Number of countries cited, Number of institutes cited, Number of subject areas cited

Kun-Yang Chuang; Ming-Huang Wang; Yuh-Shan Ho

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Techniques for Reducing High Risk Contracting Approaches  

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

Reducing High Reducing High Risk Contracting Approaches Topics for Discussion Presidential Direction March 4, 2009 * Focus on transparency * Increase competition - It is the policy of the Federal Government that executive agencies shall not engage in noncompetitive contracts except in those circumstances where their use can be fully justified and where appropriate safeguards have been put in place to protect the taxpayer. * Improve competitive environment for the life of multiple award contracts * Reduce risk of cost growth/overcharging * Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance to improve Government Acquisition , 29 July 2009 (implements President's direction) Why the Emphasis? * Reports by agency Inspectors General, the

415

Simple variational approaches to quantum wells  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We discuss two simple variational approaches to quantum wells. The trial harmonic functions analyzed in an earlier paper give reasonable results for all well depths and are particularly suitable for deep wells. On the other hand, the exponential functions proposed here are preferable for shallow wells. We compare the shallow-well expansions for both kind of functions and show that they do not exhibit the cubic term appearing in the exact series. It is also shown that the deep-well expansion for the harmonic functions agree with the first terms of perturbation theory.

Francisco M. Fernández

2012-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

416

Approach to Equilibrium in the Micromaser  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the approach to equilibrium of the micromaser. Analytic methods are first used to show that for large times (i.e. many atoms) the convergence is governed by the next to leading eigenvalue of the corresponding discrete evolution matrix. The model is then studied numerically. The numerical results confirm the phase structure expected from analytic approximation methods and agree for large times with the analysis of Elmfors et al in terms of the continuous master equation. For short times, however, we see evidence for interesting new structure not previously reported in the literature.

Leary, D; Carrington, M E; Kobes, R L; Kunstatter, G

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Robust approach to f(R) gravity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider metric f(R) theories of gravity without mapping them to their scalar-tensor counterpart, but using the Ricci scalar itself as an ''extra'' degree of freedom. This approach avoids then the introduction of a scalar-field potential that might be ill defined (not single valued). In order to explicitly show the usefulness of this method, we focus on static and spherically symmetric spacetimes and deal with the recent controversy about the existence of extended relativistic objects in certain class of f(R) models.

Jaime, Luisa G. [Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70-543, Mexico Distrito Federal 04510 (Mexico); Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 50-542, Mexico Distrito Federal 04510 (Mexico); Patino, Leonardo [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 50-542, Mexico Distrito Federal 04510 (Mexico); Salgado, Marcelo [Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70-543, Mexico Distrito Federal 04510 (Mexico)

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

418

Experimental results from containment piping bellows subjected to severe accident conditions: Results from bellows tested in corroded conditions. Volume 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bellows are an integral part of the containment pressure boundary in nuclear power plants. They are used at piping penetrations to allow relative movement between piping and the containment wall, while minimizing the load imposed on the piping and wall. Piping bellows are primarily used in steel containments; however, they have received limited use in some concrete (reinforced and prestressed) containments. In a severe accident they may be subjected to pressure and temperature conditions that exceed the design values, along with a combination of axial and lateral deflections. A test program to determine the leak-tight capacity of containment penetration bellows is being conducted at Sandia National Laboratories under the sponsorship of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Several different bellows geometries, representative of actual containment bellows, have been subjected to extreme deflections along with pressure and temperature loads. The bellows geometries and loading conditions are described along with the testing apparatus and procedures. A total of nineteen bellows have been tested. Thirteen bellows were tested in ``like-new`` condition (results reported in Volume 1), and six were tested in a corroded condition. The tests showed that bellows in ``like-new`` condition are capable of withstanding relatively large deformations, up to, or near, the point of full compression or elongation, before developing leakage, while those in a corroded condition did not perform as well, depending on the amount of corrosion. The corroded bellows test program and results are presented in this report.

Lambert, L.D.; Parks, M.B. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

REQUEST BY ALUMINUM COMPANY OF AMERICA FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT  

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

AN ADVANCE AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF OR UNDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT NO. DE-AC05-840R21400; SUBCONTRACT NO. 86X-SU545C; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-95-044 [ORO- 61,7] Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) has made a timely request on behalf of itself and two subcontractors for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-AC05-840R21400; Subcontract No. 86X-SU545C. The scope of the work calls for the development of processes for forming aluminum auto parts to make the use of aluminum in the industry feasible and cost effective. Alcoa will be working with subcontractors CMI International, Inc. (CMI) and DBM Industries, LTD, (DBM) a wholly owned subsidiary of Alcoa. Both CMI and DBM

420

A Multifaceted Mathematical Approach for Complex Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Applied mathematics has an important role to play in developing the tools needed for the analysis, simulation, and optimization of complex problems. These efforts require the development of the mathematical foundations for scientific discovery, engineering design, and risk analysis based on a sound integrated approach for the understanding of complex systems. However, maximizing the impact of applied mathematics on these challenges requires a novel perspective on approaching the mathematical enterprise. Previous reports that have surveyed the DOE?s research needs in applied mathematics have played a key role in defining research directions with the community. Although these reports have had significant impact, accurately assessing current research needs requires an evaluation of today?s challenges against the backdrop of recent advances in applied mathematics and computing. To address these needs, the DOE Applied Mathematics Program sponsored a Workshop for Mathematics for the Analysis, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems on September 13?14, 2011. The workshop had approximately 50 participants from both the national labs and academia. The goal of the workshop was to identify new research areas in applied mathematics that will complement and enhance the existing DOE ASCR Applied Mathematics Program efforts that are needed to address problems associated with complex systems. This report describes recommendations from the workshop and subsequent analysis of the workshop findings by the organizing committee.

Alexander, F.; Anitescu, M.; Bell, J.; Brown, D.; Ferris, M.; Luskin, M.; Mehrotra, S.; Moser, B.; Pinar, A.; Tartakovsky, A.; Willcox, K.; Wright, S.; Zavala, V.

2012-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


421

Catching Dissolving Clusters: a New Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Traditional studies of stellar clusters in external galaxies use surface photometry and therefore focus on systems that are still bright and compact enough to be separated from the stellar background. Consequently, the latter stages of unbound cluster evolution are still poorly understood. This dramatically constrains our knowledge of the dissolution processes of stellar clusters in various physical environments. We present the first results of a new approach to directly detect and quantify the characteristics of evolved stellar clusters. Using the exceptional spatial resolution and sensitivity of HST/ACS images to resolve the stellar content nearby galaxies, we construct colour-magnitude diagrams for the observed fields. This enable us to separate the younger population likely present in young clusters from the older stellar content of the star field background. We utilize a clustering algorithm to assign each star to a group based on its local spatial density. This novel approach makes use of algorithms typically applied in N-body and cosmological studies. We test the method and show that it successfully detects less compact clusters that would normally be lost in the star field background. We also detect B-type stars well spread in the galaxy disk of NGC 1313, probably the result of infant mortality of stellar clusters.

Anne Pellerin; Martin Meyer; Jason Harris; Daniela Calzetti

2006-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

422

A Multifaceted Mathematical Approach for Complex Systems  

SciTech Connect

Applied mathematics has an important role to play in developing the tools needed for the analysis, simulation, and optimization of complex problems. These efforts require the development of the mathematical foundations for scientific discovery, engineering design, and risk analysis based on a sound integrated approach for the understanding of complex systems. However, maximizing the impact of applied mathematics on these challenges requires a novel perspective on approaching the mathematical enterprise. Previous reports that have surveyed the DOE's research needs in applied mathematics have played a key role in defining research directions with the community. Although these reports have had significant impact, accurately assessing current research needs requires an evaluation of today's challenges against the backdrop of recent advances in applied mathematics and computing. To address these needs, the DOE Applied Mathematics Program sponsored a Workshop for Mathematics for the Analysis, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems on September 13-14, 2011. The workshop had approximately 50 participants from both the national labs and academia. The goal of the workshop was to identify new research areas in applied mathematics that will complement and enhance the existing DOE ASCR Applied Mathematics Program efforts that are needed to address problems associated with complex systems. This report describes recommendations from the workshop and subsequent analysis of the workshop findings by the organizing committee.

Alexander, F.; Anitescu, M.; Bell, J.; Brown, D.; Ferris, M.; Luskin, M.; Mehrotra, S.; Moser, B.; Pinar, A.; Tartakovsky, A.; Willcox, K.; Wright, S.; Zavala, V.

2012-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

423

Advanced Safeguards Approaches for New Fast Reactors  

SciTech Connect

This third report in the series reviews possible safeguards approaches for new fast reactors in general, and the ABR in particular. Fast-neutron spectrum reactors have been used since the early 1960s on an experimental and developmental level, generally with fertile blanket fuels to “breed” nuclear fuel such as plutonium. Whether the reactor is designed to breed plutonium, or transmute and “burn” actinides depends mainly on the design of the reactor neutron reflector and the whether the blanket fuel is “fertile” or suitable for transmutation. However, the safeguards issues are very similar, since they pertain mainly to the receipt, shipment and storage of fresh and spent plutonium and actinide-bearing “TRU”-fuel. For these reasons, the design of existing fast reactors and details concerning how they have been safeguarded were studied in developing advanced safeguards approaches for the new fast reactors. In this regard, the design of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II “EBR-II” at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) was of interest, because it was designed as a collocated fast reactor with a pyrometallurgical reprocessing and fuel fabrication line – a design option being considered for the ABR. Similarly, the design of the Fast Flux Facility (FFTF) on the Hanford Site was studied, because it was a successful prototype fast reactor that ran for two decades to evaluate fuels and the design for commercial-scale fast reactors.

Durst, Philip C.; Therios, Ike; Bean, Robert; Dougan, A.; Boyer, Brian; Wallace, Rick L.; Ehinger, Michael H.; Kovacic, Don N.; Tolk, K.

2007-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

424

Uncertainty quantification approaches for advanced reactor analyses.  

SciTech Connect

The original approach to nuclear reactor design or safety analyses was to make very conservative modeling assumptions so as to ensure meeting the required safety margins. Traditional regulation, as established by the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission required conservatisms which have subsequently been shown to be excessive. The commission has therefore moved away from excessively conservative evaluations and has determined best-estimate calculations to be an acceptable alternative to conservative models, provided the best-estimate results are accompanied by an uncertainty evaluation which can demonstrate that, when a set of analysis cases which statistically account for uncertainties of all types are generated, there is a 95% probability that at least 95% of the cases meet the safety margins. To date, nearly all published work addressing uncertainty evaluations of nuclear power plant calculations has focused on light water reactors and on large-break loss-of-coolant accident (LBLOCA) analyses. However, there is nothing in the uncertainty evaluation methodologies that is limited to a specific type of reactor or to specific types of plant scenarios. These same methodologies can be equally well applied to analyses for high-temperature gas-cooled reactors and to liquid metal reactors, and they can be applied to steady-state calculations, operational transients, or severe accident scenarios. This report reviews and compares both statistical and deterministic uncertainty evaluation approaches. Recommendations are given for selection of an uncertainty methodology and for considerations to be factored into the process of evaluating uncertainties for advanced reactor best-estimate analyses.

Briggs, L. L.; Nuclear Engineering Division

2009-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

425

[Presentation Title/Subject]  

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

June 25, 2012 June 25, 2012 Citi Account Manager Introduction/ Pump Prompting Discussion 2 Agenda 1. Introduction 2. Discussion - Pump Prompting 3. Options to Move in that Direction 3 Existing Set-up ď‚— Using MasterCard (Non-Fleet) Product ď‚— Three Hierarchy Levels ď‚— Level 1 - One (00004) ď‚— Level 2 - Three Separate Level Twos (Regions) ď‚— Level 3 - Fifteen Billing Accounts ď‚— Existing Accounts ď‚— 1067 Open ď‚— 469 Active ď‚— 8,237 Total Transactions (CYTD) 4 Identified Need (Desire) Pump Prompting 5 Options to Meet This Need ď‚— Convert to a Citi (True Fleet) MasterCard Product ď‚— Create New Billing Accounts ď‚— Create New Cardholder (CH) Accounts ď‚— Can Maintain Same Database ď‚— Keep Same L1 Hierarchy ď‚— Suggest Creating New L2 Hierarchies to Help Differentiate Between Cards

426

DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT:  

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

POLICY FLASH 2009-25 POLICY FLASH 2009-25 February 12,2009 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, MA-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management Federal Assistance Reporting Checklist and Instructions SUMMARY: This Flash forwards a revised Federal Assistance Reporting Checklist and Instructions (Checklist). The two significant revisions to the Checklist are: (1) updating the web links, and (2) replacing financial reporting forms, SF-269, Financial Status Report, SF-269A, Financial Status Report (Short Form), and SF-272, Federal Cash Transactions Report, with one standard government-wide form, SF-425, Federal Financial Report. Contracting Officers are responsible for incorporating this Checklist in all new awards. Furthermore, existing awards must be modified no later than September

427

DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT:  

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

1 1 .- POLICY FLASH 2010-62 1 July 1,2010 Procurement Directors Office of Procurement and Assistance Policy, MA-61 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management Revised DOE Acquisition Guide Chapter 7 1.1 Headquarters Business Clearance Process SUMMARY: There was mention in the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) report titled "Managing at the Speed of Light - Improving Mission Support Performance" that Departmental procurement personnel don't understand the Business Clearance (BC) process. In an effort to address this issue, each Procurement Director (PD) and Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) was ask to review Acquisition Guide Chapter 71.1 Headquarters Business Clearance Process and identify anything that was unclear, as well as recommend changes or ideas which

428

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 23, 2006 ... Ballistic weapons and armored vehicles in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps requiring good elevated temperature properties use betas in ...

429

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 29, 2005... to meet the ever-increasing demands in a growing range of application areas such as spintronics and fuel cells. An in-depth understanding of ...

430

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 6, 2005 ... Simplified flow charts and diagrams presented in Chapters 2 and 3 provide insights to how one might think about solving the case, and are ...

431

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 1, 2004 ... Case studies include TWA Flight 800, Chernobyl, Challenger, and the Titanic. Dover Books: To me, nothing says quality earth-science reading ...

432

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

May 30, 2007 ... Editor Horacio E. Bergna received his doctorate in chemistry from the National University of La Plata in Argentina while William O. Roberts ...

433

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aug 5, 2009 ... Nanomaterials--An Introduction to synthesis, Properties and Applications edited by Dieter Vollath is a great introductory book on the basics of ...

434

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 25, 2007 ... This book is part of a series on Waste Management published by ... As the title of the book suggests, this book focuses on recycling and ...

435

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 26, 2007 ... H.K.D.H. Bhadeshia and R.W. K. Honeycombe wrote the book on steels. ... To be more complete, the book is called Steels Microstructure and ...

436

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jan 31, 2013 ... Another feature of this book is that questions and problems are included ... For readers who have already learned the fundamentals of metal casting, ... A recently published handbook written by John Campbell is more suitable ...

437

NIST Alphabetical Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Combs; Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs); Fundamental Physical Constants; Funding/Grants; Gift Shop; Grants; Handbook 44; Healthcare ...

2013-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

438

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 21, 2005... to adhesive bonding with an emphasis on fundamentals of adhesion, ... the book does not have the details contained in handbooks (such as ...

439

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nov 24, 2010 ... REVIEWED BY: David O. Welch, Brookhaven National Lab. ... Centres de Mathemaiques Insitut National des Sciences Appliquees de Rennes.

440

Subject is oil shale  

SciTech Connect

The article reviews the current financial, legislative and regulatory problems of oil shale development. 2 refs.

Due, M.J.C.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


441

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oct 1, 2009... assessment, industry analysis, and market and product forecast. It is also ... Market demand projections are developed together with its role in ...

442

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

08/21/2008 - Ceramics Science and Technology: Volume ... Bioceramics, which includes bioglass, are the materials in which the industry is showing a great ...

443

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For example, the Ausmelt /Isasmelt process which was emerging in the previous volume, now has its own chapter, whilst diminishing processes like electric and ...

444

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

09/6/2005 - Nano-Architectured and Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Control and Properties (2004) edited by Yannick Champion and Hans-Jörg Fecht  ...

445

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 8, 2008 ... Polymers is well indexed and each chapter ends with a glossary, summary, exercises, and suggestions for further reading. One feature that ...

446

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 8, 2005 ... Dow Chemical Corporation was one of the first companies to exploit electrochemistry to produce chlorine and bromine. Chlorine production ...

447

JRES Subject Index 105  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... gamma ray spectroscopy, PDF 81(1). gamma rays, PDF 11(1). gamma spectra, PDF 113(1). gamma-ray bursts, PDF 97(1). gamma-ray spectra, PDF ...

2006-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

448

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 25, 2013 ... Part 2 focuses on non-renewable energy sources and not only includes the common sources such as petroleum (including oil shale and tar ...

449

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nov 5, 2012 ... In fact, both solar cells and LEDs have huge market demands, and the design of novel devices and interdisciplinary applications are of great ...

450

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

02/2/2009 - Science and Civilization in China, Volume V: Part ... It traces the development of the iron and steel industry in China from earliest times to the ...

451

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 8, 2005 ... Some summary or closure sections for each chapter, as well as a final future outlook section for the book would have been very useful.

452

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jun 30, 2011 ... Water and glacial acetic acid allow stable plasmas. Carbon tetrachloride, chloroform, methanol, and toluene quench plasmas. Other organic ...

453

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aug 5, 2010 ... There are numerous books on froth flotation, focused largely on the ... This book, the 16th in the Spectrum series of monographs produced by ...

454

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 26, 2007 ... The book includes references spanning more than a century and frames discussion of the literature in an appropriate historical context.

455

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 6, 2005 ... JOM Book Review Program ... If you have any interest in state-of-the-art polymers , then this is the book for you. This volume is full of intriguing ...

456

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Dec 31, 2012 ... This book titled Ceramics and Composites Processing Methods (edited by Narottam P. Bansal and Aldo R. Boccaccini) has collectively ...

457

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 28, 2011 ... This hardcover book is a collection of refereed papers presented at the 15th International Conference on Textures of Materials (June 1-6, 2008) ...

458

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fowler, who has 20 years experience with electronic imaging products, founded Definitive Imaging, Ltd. Kopp has 30 years experience in specimen preparation, ...

459

JRES Subject Index 107  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... least squares fitting, PDF 531( 6). Lennard-Jones, PDF 223( 3). light emitting diode, PDF 363( 4). lithium, PDF 327( 4). loading rate, PDF ( 3). ...

2006-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

460

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 29, 2005 ... This book is definitely a valuable asset for a novice in the die-casting industry, and those who would like to minimize their learning curve on the ...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


461

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aug 14, 2006... is not aimed toward a particular group of researchers, but to a diverse and inter -disciplinary audience in chemistry, biology, materials science ...

462

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

JOM Advertising Information · Reserve a Classified Ad · Media Kit (PDF) ... Net Trans · News: Division News · News: News and Update · News: TMS News

463

TO: FILE FROM: SUBJECT:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

,,'...j' 'L,,' ,' '7 ;,, @ W WTStWSr :,,. ,.,:, .; . (1; tarAm Pl&. Three 6OUOs6 weF6 atilieed aE.fOllOWSt;, ,,.,"' ':- ,.' .(a), .Dupont,.Co. (Pebs Pig&>,6 Dept.);' TNapulp...

464

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Apr 2, 2013... France, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, and Greece) and supported by the European Union (EU) 6th Framework Programme ...

465

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Dec 31, 2012... health and safety, mineral processing, remote sensing, and artificial ... Hereby, responsible handling of existent primary and secondary raw ...

466

Agenda – Subject to Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Fox, Professor of Informatics and Computing, Physics, Indiana University 5. Peter Tseronis, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Energy ...

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

467

TO: FROM: SUBJECT,  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Storage TYPE OF CONTRC4CT --- 0 Prime ubcontractor Purchase Order 7 . 0 Facility Type 0 Manufacturing 0 University 0 Research Organization 0 Government Sponrored...

468

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jan 4, 2007 ... A nice and needed touch is a comprehensive glossary. The book is well written and compares well to other science books of its kind. However ...

469

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 31, 2005 ... A glossary would also have been a valuable addition, but at least a list of symbols was included. Proper professorial due diligence was shown ...

470

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 10, 2010 ... Modeling is well indexed and has a glossary and list of symbols which is needed in such an equation rich book. Modelling treats well the topics ...

471

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Apr 5, 2006 ... Finally, the work contains no glossary and consequently readers will have to look elsewhere for definition of such esoteric terms as bifurcation, ...

472

JOM Subject Index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

01/28/2013 - Magnetic Nanoparticles: From Fabrication to Clinical Applications, 1st edition , edited by Nguyen T.K. Thanh (2012) ...

473

JOM Subject Index - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The second section is concerned with the fusion zone, the third with partially melted ... The book details the principal fusion welding techniques, explaining their ...

474

Comparison of Statistically Optimal Approaches to Detecting Anthropogenic Climate Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Three statistically optimal approaches, which have been proposed for detecting anthropogenic climate change, are intercompared. It is shown that the core of all three methods is identical. However, the different approaches help to better ...

Gabriele C. Hegerl; Gerald R. North

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

A Bayesian Approach to Statistical Inference about Climate Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A Bayesian approach to statistical inference about climate change based on the two-phase regression model is presented. This approach is useful when nonobservational information is available about possible climate change. This information may ...

Andrew R. Solow

1988-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Sensitivity of Runoff to Climate Change: A Hortonian Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Horton Memorial Lecture reviews the approach of Robert Horton (1875–1945) to key problems in hydrology, meteorology, and geography and then speculates on how Horton might today approach the problem of analyzing the sensitivity of catchment ...

James C. I. Dooge

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Magic Wand Approach to Representation of Personal Technologies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers and analysis the idea of magic wand as approach to representation new technologies, their implementability, application and use in different object domain. Magic wand approach in its currently implementable form is suggested to be ...

Victor Malyshkin

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Integer Programming Solution Approach for Inventory-Production ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 13, 2007 ... Integer Programming Solution Approach for Inventory-Production-Distribution Problems with Direct Shipments. Miguel A. Lejeune (mlejeune ...

479

Nonperturbative and analytical approach to Yang-Mills thermodynamics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An analytical, macroscopic approach to SU(N) Yang-Mills thermodynamics is developed, tested,and applied.

Ralf Hofmann

2004-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

480

Semidefinite Programming Based Approaches to Home-away ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mar 3, 2005 ... Semidefinite Programming Based Approaches to Home-away Assignment Problems in Sports Scheduling. Ayami Suzuka (asuzuka ***at*** ...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "market-based approach subject" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


481

New Approaches to Forest Monitoring using Remote Sensing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New Approaches to Forest Monitoring using Remote Sensing MSS 1972 ASTER 2001 Matt Hansen and John Townshend #12;New Approaches to Forest Monitoring using Remote Sensing ·Sampling approaches for the Boreal remotely sensed data · Matthew C. Hansen, · Stephen V. Stehman, · Peter V. Potapov, · Thomas R. Loveland

482

The President's Hydrogen Initiative: US DOE's Approach  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

President's Hydrogen Initiative: President's Hydrogen Initiative: US DOE's Approach A Paper for the Biennial Asilomar Conference on Energy and Transportation on "The Hydrogen Transition" July-August 2003 By Steve Chalk Program Manager, Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Infrastructure Technologies Program And Lauren Inouye Sentech Inc. 1 Introduction Since the President's 2003 State of the Union address, the media and general public have voiced their interest in the potential of hydrogen to meet America's energy needs. It is encouraging to see popular interest in energy issues, and to see enthusiasm from the private sector and the American public regarding the potential of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. At the same time, it is important that coverage of hydrogen and

483

A Pure Geometric Approach to Stellar Structure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The present work represents a step to deal with stellar structure using a pure geometric approach. A geometric field theory is used to construct a model for a spherically symmetric configuration. The model obtained can be considered as a pure geometric one in the sense that the tensor describing the material distributions is not a phenomenological object, but a part of the geometric structure used. A general equation of state is obtained from, and not imposed on, the model. The solution obtained shows that there are different zones characterizing the configuration: a central radiation dominant zone, a probable convection zone as a physical interpretation of the singularity of the model and a corona like zone. The model may represent a type of main sequence stars. The present work shows that Einstein's geometerization scheme can be extended to gain more physical information within material distribution, with some advantages.

M. I. Wanas; Samah A. Ammar

2009-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

484

3M's Corporate Approach to Energy Management  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, better known as 3M, is a global, multi-billion dollar company that has been tremendously successful because of the company's ability to develop innovative products to meet the needs of its customers. A growing number of companies have recognized the benefits of developing structured approaches to improving their energy efficiency through means that are also compatible with being environmentally responsible. 3M has long been recognized as a corporate environmental management leader, including being last year's winner of the Industrial Energy Technology Conference's Energy Efficiency Award. 3M continues to demonstrate such leadership via the company's energy management program, which includes participation in programs like EPA's Climate Wise and its own internal programs such as Pollution Prevention Pays (3P).

Schultz, S. C.; Bingham, P. R.

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Toward exascale computing through neuromorphic approaches.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While individual neurons function at relatively low firing rates, naturally-occurring nervous systems not only surpass manmade systems in computing power, but accomplish this feat using relatively little energy. It is asserted that the next major breakthrough in computing power will be achieved through application of neuromorphic approaches that mimic the mechanisms by which neural systems integrate and store massive quantities of data for real-time decision making. The proposed LDRD provides a conceptual foundation for SNL to make unique advances toward exascale computing. First, a team consisting of experts from the HPC, MESA, cognitive and biological sciences and nanotechnology domains will be coordinated to conduct an exercise with the outcome being a concept for applying neuromorphic computing to achieve exascale computing. It is anticipated that this concept will involve innovative extension and integration of SNL capabilities in MicroFab, material sciences, high-performance computing, and modeling and simulation of neural processes/systems.

James, Conrad D.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Doorway state approach to optical potential scattering  

SciTech Connect

We extend and apply the doorway state approach in the context of optical potential scattering. This entails construction of doorway basis states for resolving the transition operator. We focus on analytic solutions to comparatively simple problems in optical potential scattering. Both low and high energy limits are considered, and absorptive interactions are treated; both on- and off-shell partial wave amplitudes are constructed. Further, the full scattering amplitude in the high energy limit is calculated directly in the doorway expansion. With our analytic results it is possible to identify the physical parameters controlling convergence of the doorway expansion. The same parameters apply over the entire range of cases studied. These parameters are related simply to the target geometry and to the interaction strength. For interactions appropriate to hadron--nucleus scattering, convergence of both on- and off-shell amplitudes is very rapid.

Lenz, F.; Moniz, E.J.; Yazaki, K.

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

New approaches to estimation of magnetotelluric parameters  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Fully efficient robust data processing procedures were developed and tested for single station and remote reference magnetotelluric (Mr) data. Substantial progress was made on development, testing and comparison of optimal procedures for single station data. A principal finding of this phase of the research was that the simplest robust procedures can be more heavily biased by noise in the (input) magnetic fields, than standard least squares estimates. To deal with this difficulty we developed a robust processing scheme which combined the regression M-estimate with coherence presorting. This hybrid approach greatly improves impedance estimates, particularly in the low signal-to-noise conditions often encountered in the dead band'' (0.1--0.0 hz). The methods, and the results of comparisons of various single station estimators are described in detail. Progress was made on developing methods for estimating static distortion parameters, and for testing hypotheses about the underlying dimensionality of the geological section.

Egbert, G.D.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Take an integrated approach to refinery automation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An integrated approach to designing refinery automation systems is essential to guaranteeing systems compatibility and maximizing benefits. Several aspects of implementing integrated refinery automation should be considered early in the project. Many refineries have major parts of their business automated, starting from corporate planning at the higher level, down to DCS and field instrumentation. A typical refinery automation system architecture of the mid-eighties is shown. Automation systems help refineries improve their business through: Rationalization of man power; Increased throughputs; Reduced give-away; Reduced energy consumption; Better response to market demands and changes; Effective use of offsite areas through scheduling and automatic line-up systems; Reduced losses; and Decision support systems.

Wadi, I. (Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (United Arab Emirates))

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Global irrigation demand - A holistic approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To develop a research track on global irrigation demand and the use of future water resources to help feed the world, we need to adopt a holistic approach to understand inter-dependencies and the main drivers of the global water system and unravel positive (reinforcing) and negative (balancing) feedback loops that can lead to cascading consequences. Thus, there needs to be more research dedicated to 1) the modeling of the agricultural and water systems as components within an integrated assessment human-Earth modeling framework, 2) the understanding of the linkages between the physical processes and the human system, and to integrate them in an economic framework to capture the dynamics of market price, and institutional regulations. This editorial discusses the importance of tackling the global irrigation problem in an integrated assessment modeling framework.

Hejazi, Mohamad I.; Edmonds, James A.; Chaturvedi, Vaibhav

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

490

Indirect liquefaction of biomass: A fresh approach  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Indirect liquefaction of biomass is accomplished by first gasifying it to produce a synthesis gas consisting of hydrogen and oxides of carbon, which in turn are converted to any one of a number of liquid fuels and/or chemicals by suitable choice of catalyst, synthesis gas composition and reaction conditions. This approach to producing synthetic fuels and chemicals has been extensively investigated where coal is the carbonaceous feed material, but less so for biomass or other feedstocks. It is generally recognized that the gasification to produce the synthesis gas posses one of the major technical and economic challenges to improving this technology. Herein, is reported a different slant on the indirect liquefaction that could lead to improvements in the efficiency and economics of the process.

Cox, J.L.; Tonkovich, A.Y.; Elliott, D.C. [and others

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Green's Function Approach to Inclusive Electron Scattering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Green's function approach to the inclusive quasielastic ($e,e'$) scattering is presented. The components of the nuclear response are written in terms of the single-particle optical model Green's function. The explicit calculation of the Green's function can be avoided by its spectral representation, which is based on a biorthogonal expansion in terms of the eigenfunctions of the non-Hermitian optical potential and of its Hermitian conjugate. This allows one to treat final state interactions consistently in the inclusive ($e,e'$) and in the exclusive ($e,e'N$) reactions. Numerical results for the longitudinal and transverse response functions obtained in a nonrelativistic and in a relativistic framework are presented and discussed also in comparison with data.

F. Capuzzi; C. Giusti; A. Meucci; F. D. Pacati

2003-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

492

Electrochemical Approaches to PV Busbar Application  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Busbars are an integral component of any thin-film photovoltaic module and must be easy and quick to apply by PV manufacturers, as well as provide long-term reliability in deployed modules. Potential reliability issues include loss of adhesion and delamination, chemical instability under current collection conditions (electromigration or corrosion), compatibility of material and application method with subsequent encapsulation steps. Several new and novel busbar materials and application methods have been explored, including adhering metal busbars with various one- and two-part conductive epoxies or conductive adhesive films, ultrasonic bonding of metal busbar strips, and bonding of busbar strips using low-temperature solders. The most promising approach to date has been the direct application of metal busbars via various electrochemical techniques, which offers a variety of distinct advantages.

Pankow, J. W.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Performance Approach Performance Concepts Page 9-1 9. Performance Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

concepts and procedures involved in using the performance approach. 2. Section 9.2 describes analysis ­ Performance Concepts It's easiest to talk about these programs as "compliance software," and we will use, equipment and ventilation. 5. Space conditioning system operation including equipment part load performance

494

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

CONTRACT NO. DE-FC05-970R22605; AND FOR CERTAIN LARGE CONTRACT NO. DE-FC05-970R22605; AND FOR CERTAIN LARGE BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTS THEREUNDER; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-97-014 [ORO-658] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Contract No. DE-FC05-970R22605 and under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties who do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96- 517. The primary program goal of this work is the development of technologies for high efficiency, very low emission diesel engines for light duty trucks (including pickups and sport utility vehicles). The work is sponsored by the Office of Transportation Technologies (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy).

495

Subject: Proposed 216(h) Regulations To: Brian.Mills@hq.doe.gov and Lot.Cooke@hq.doe.gov.  

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

February 12, 2012 February 12, 2012 Subject: Proposed 216(h) Regulations To: Brian.Mills@hq.doe.gov and Lot.Cooke@hq.doe.gov. We appreciate the opportunity to review the Proposed Regulation for 216(h) of the FPA (16 U.S.C. 824p(h)) and provide comments. After review of the proposed rule, we believe a few changes to the text could greatly improve in the likelihood of reducing the time and cost of necessary environmental reviews, consultations, and permit processing for electric transmission facilities crossing Federal Lands while increasing the efficiency and coordination intended by that section of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the nine-agency MOU. Comments are organized by section, with explanation and proposed changes in the wording of a specific section of the proposed rule made in bold.

496

REP&V TO ATTNOF: NE-23 SUBJECT: Commercial Facilities Used by National Lead Company of Ohio in Support  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

x:Y" x:Y" . .' 3023 I\ \ 'a' '. Unita? -&&s Coverament , ,Q,.l. ),&, ,(>.. Department of Energy riGmorandum / d6a 2/. $3 DATE: JL(L 2 8 ;;$5 co. /3 .-J/ co,/3 REP&V TO ATTNOF: NE-23 SUBJECT: Commercial Facilities Used by National Lead Company of Ohio in Support of FMPC Operations TO: Robert E. Lynch Procuremnent and Contracts Division, AD-42 Oak Ridge Operations Office The Division of Facility and Site Decommissioning Projects (DFSD) is responsible for managing the Department's Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FuSRAP). The purposes of FUSRAP are (1) to identify facilities formerly operated for or by the Manhattan Engineer District (NED) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) which may have been radioactively contaminated as a result of these operations, (2) to determine if the

497

REQUEST BY CATERPILLAR INC. FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RIGHTS IN SUBJECT INVENTIONS MADE  

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

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC05-00OR22810; AND FOR COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC05-00OR22810; AND FOR CERTAIN LARGE BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTS THEREUNDER; DOE WAIVER DOCKET W(A)-00-038 [ORO-757] Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar) has made a timely request for an advance waiver to worldwide rights in Subject Inventions made in the course of or under Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC05-00OR22810 and under certain subcontracts entered thereunder with parties who do not qualify for treatment under Public Law 96-517. The primary program goal of this work is to develop and demonstrate an electric turbo-compounding module on a laboratory on-highway truck diesel engine which has the potential fuel savings of five percent (5%). The work is sponsored by the Office of Transportation Technologies (Energy Efficiency and

498

An exact solution for the history-dependent material and delamination behavior of laminated plates subjected to cylindrical bending  

SciTech Connect

The exact solution for the history-dependent behavior of laminated plates subjected to cylindrical bending is presented. The solution represents the extension of Pagano's solution to consider arbitrary types of constitutive behaviors for the individual lamina as well as arbitrary types of cohesive zones models for delamination behavior. Examples of the possible types of material behavior are plasticity, viscoelasticity, viscoplasticity, and damaging. Examples of possible CZMs that can be considered are linear, nonlinear hardening, as well as nonlinear with softening. The resulting solution is intended as a benchmark solution for considering the predictive capabilities of different plate theories. Initial results are presented for several types of history-dependent material behaviors. It is shown that the plate response in the presence of history-dependent behaviors can differ dramatically from the elastic response. These results have strong implications for what constitutes an appropriate plate theory for modeling such behaviors.

Williams, Todd O [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Remote sensing of heart rate and patterns of respiration on a stationary subject using 94 GHz millimeter wave interferometry.  

SciTech Connect

Using continuous wave, 94-GHz millimeter-wave interferometry, a signal representing chest wall motion can be obtained that contains both the heart rate and respiration patterns of a human subject. These components have to be separated from each other in the received signal. Our method was to use the quadrature and in-phase components of the signal, after removing the mean of each, to find the phase, unwrap it, and convert it to a displacement measurement. Using this, the power spectrum was examined for peaks, which corresponded to the heart rate and respiration rate. The displacement waveform of the chest was also analyzed for discrete heartbeats using a novel wavelet decomposition technique.

Mikhelson, I. V.; Bakhtiari, S.; Elmer, T. W.; Sahakian, A. V. (Nuclear Engineering Division); (Northwestern University)

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Science based integrated approach to advanced nuclear fuel development - vision, approach, and overview  

SciTech Connect

Advancing the performance of Light Water Reactors, Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles, and Advanced Rcactors, such as the Next Generation Nuclear Power Plants, requires enhancing our fundamental understanding of fuel and materials behavior under irradiation. The capability to accurately model the nuclear fuel systems is critical. In order to understand specific aspects of the nuclear fuel, fully coupled fuel simulation codes are required to achieve licensing of specific nuclear fuel designs for operation. The backbone of these codes, models, and simulations is a fundamental understanding and predictive capability for simulating the phase and microstructural behavior of the nuclear fuel system materials and matrices. The purpose of this paper is to identify the modeling and simulation approach in order to deliver predictive tools for advanced fuels development. The coordination between experimental nuclear fuel design, development technical experts, and computational fuel modeling and simulation technical experts is a critical aspect of the approach and naturally leads to an integrated, goal-oriented science-based R & D approach and strengthens both the experimental and computational efforts. The Advanced Fuels Campaign (AFC) and Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NEAMS) Fuels Integrated Performance and Safety Code (IPSC) are working together to determine experimental data and modeling needs. The primary objective of the NEAMS fuels IPSC project is to deliver a coupled, three-dimensional, predictive computational platform for modeling the fabrication and both normal and abnormal operation of nuclear fuel pins and assemblies, applicable to both existing and future reactor fuel designs. The science based program is pursuing the development of an integrated multi-scale and multi-physics modeling and simulation platform for nuclear fuels. This overview paper discusses the vision, goals and approaches how to develop and implement the new approach.

Unal, Cetin [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Pasamehmetoglu, Kemal [IDAHO NATIONAL LAB; Carmack, Jon [IDAHO NATIONAL LAB

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z